If gangster movies are your favorite genre, Hulu has an interesting lineup to sizzle your movie bucket list. From Mexican drug cartels, undercover cops, post-apocalyptic themes to even satanic worship, the movies cover some of the most bizarre themes. These movies dive deep into the lives of the gangsters and help us reflect on the underbelly of society. How some of the devious beings come into existence and how they help us confront the dark secrets of the system. You will hopefully find a plausible explanation to all these questions through these movies streaming on Hulu.
Here is a list of 8 best Gangster movies you can add to your watchlist:
A young boy named Akira is kept recruited by the government as a subject for their studies of Parapsychology. In an unfortunate turn of events, Akira develops uncontrollable psychic power which is hard to contain and at one point blows out in the form of a nuclear explosion destroying all of Tokyo. This is mistaken by the rest of the world as a nuclear detonation and eventually leads to world war III.
In a harrowing documentary about the Mexican drug cartels, Matthew Heineman examines the journeys of two vigilante groups that emerged to retaliate against the atrocities of the drug business. On one side there is Dr. Jose Mireles spearheading a group called Autodefensas against the Drug cartel. While in America’s Arizona, Tim Foley leads an army of paramilitary forces, to prevent the vices of the Mexican Drug war from infiltrating the American borders. Heineman goes all in, with the aim of giving the audience an honest account of what really happened on the ground.
Nina and Mark are on the run from a group of deadly factions that emerge in a post-apocalyptic world. However, the noose begins to tighten against their necks as one of the search groups narrows down their search pushing their will for survival against the edge.
As an undercover LAPD cop, Erin Bell has been a part of a gang in California Desert for many years. She must fight her way through her own baggage and a bunch of extraneous factors to bring to justice the leader of the gang who has resurfaced after many years of exile.
Children of The Corn
A young couple stumbles upon a dead body of a boy while driving through the Midwest. In an attempt to bring the incident to the notice of authorities, they wander off in a land where there are only children. They soon realize the young children are a part of a demonic cult, killing adults as a part of the sacrifice for their demonic deity. Not long until the couple is next on their list of offerings and the run for life begins.
Rio and Sara flee their hometown in an attempt to save themselves from their evil uncle. On the way, they cross paths with Sheriff Pat Garrett who is chasing a fabled bandit Billy the kid. Along the journey, Rio reflects on the life he has chosen and the kind of person he wants to be.
Once Upon a Time in Venice
A group of deceitful thugs steals Buddy, the dog of Steve Ford who happens to be a private detective in California. There begins his mission to rescue his favorite dog which leads him to forge an unlikely deal with Spyder the sly leader of the same group.
The Last Man
An action-drama sci-fi film that follows a combat veteran Kurt, who fortifies his home and builds an underground refuge as a preparation for the imminent doomsday. Joining him in his prep is Jessica who also shares the same vision about the future. As the film develops into an apocalypse, Kurt’s life surprisingly begins to fall in place.