'Movies Like the Godfather':
American Gangster Epics
Enjoy the epic journey as these gang-lords build up monumental criminal empires from scratch. Of course, it goes without saying they all die peacefully of old age, surrounded by loving families, and thwarted rivals chortling 'fair play!'.
The early life and career of Vito Corleone in 1920s New York is portrayed while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on his crime syndicate stretching from Lake Tahoe, Nevada to pre-revolution 1958 Cuba.
The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf.