Live Poll: The Best 1980s Gangster Movie

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How do you follow up a decade which many consider to have included the two single greatest gangster films in The Godfather (1972) AND The Godfather: Part II (1974)? It's no easy task, but the 1980s (a time some people deemed a 'resurfacing of the genre') was a great time for the gangster genre, featuring some of the best actors and directors of our time at the top of their cinematic game.

Which of these 1980s Gangster movies will you most likely remember?

List: https://www.imdb.com/list/ls024147118/

Poll: https://www.imdb.com/poll/KRHLa4_RpQY/
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Kyle Perez

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Posted 11 months ago

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Stephen N Russell

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Untouchables & Colors
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Kyle Perez

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Thanks for the vote Stephen! Yet to see either.

Side noteCan a poll admin please change the title of this thread to reflect the updated title of the list?

Thank you in advance.
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Colors

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Kyle Perez

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Thanks for the vote TMS!
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තරිඳු ධනංජය/Thorin

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Once upon a time in America :)
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Kyle Perez

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Just saw it, great film! And a great choice.
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ElM.

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I'm not sure the 80s represented a peak in the gangster genre, I think the genre resurfaced with the 90s, where you can count the classics by the dozen. This is a great list (full of underrated little gems) but for me it all comes down to a Face-Off between Leone and the two DePalmas (one being faaaaaar superior than the other).

I like the poll but I'm not sure I share 100% of your enthusiasm in the intro.
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ElM,

Good points made all around --- you make a good point that perhaps 'resurfacing' was the wrong term to use but I do like the call-out of all the "underrated little gems" I think I'll include that instead.
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ElM.

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No problem, please check my comment for the 60s Western poll, regarding the Top 5 movies :)
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Kyle Perez

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ElM,

Was about to answer those! See ya on the other side :)
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Yes ! thanks U
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James The Movie Guy

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Scarface (1983)
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Kyle Perez

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Great pick, maybe the eventual winner.

Thanks James The Movie Guy!
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Kyle Perez

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Bump!
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Bump!
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