Why We LOVE Movie Gangsters – Trope Explained! // Subscribe: CELEBRATE 10 YEARS OF WATCHMOJO WITH OUR SPECIAL EDITION MAGAZINE, LINKS BELOW! There’s something compelling about movie gangsters. It’s the reason that there always has been and always will be mobsters on the big screen – audiences can’t seem to get enough of them. But why is it that we find criminals and outlaws so fascinating? On this episode of WatchMojo’s Troped, we dig deeper into the history of the gangster archetype to find out why they keep coming back.

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  1. movie gangsters always die near symbols of their broken dreams.

    Vito Corleone dies in his garden, Tony Montana/Carmonte dies near a sign saying THE WORLD IS YOURS, carlito brigante dies near a poster showing a beach, Ben Siegel dies watching his screen test. Stringer Bell dies in his unfinished building.

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