gang Documentaries

The Krays: The Prison Years

2016 Unrated

There have been literally dozens of documentaries about The Krays over the years, but all seem to focus on their activities before their eventual imprisonment in 1968. Both of the twins spent far more of their adult life inside prison than they did outside of it, The Krays: The Prison Years readdres[...]

Gangland: Death in Suburbia


Gangland: Death in Suburbia is the second episode in the 2018 Channel 5 series “Gangland”.   The documentary takes us onto the streets of the UK to meet with active gangsters and families whose children have been killed as a result of gang-related crime. This organised cr[...]

Gangland: Grooming


Gangland: Grooming, the beginning of a 2018 follow-up documentary series to the original 2016 "Gangland" by Channel 5 which explores the dark and dangerous world of Britain's gang culture.   This Gangland episode focuses on grooming gangs, a pandemic of organised crime spann[...]

Crips and Bloods: Made in America


  Crips and Bloods: Made in America explores how the Crips and Bloods gangs arose in the United States and their bloody aftermath, which resulted in the deaths of at least 15,000 people. The film pays close attention to what made people what to join a violent gang and how the authorities res[...]

We Lived Through a War: Compton LA

2018 Unrated

  We Lived Through a War: Compton LA is a 2018 documentary hosted by English journalist Katty Kay about gun violence in Compton.   Compton L.A became famous around in the world in late 1980's for gang crime and rappers who talked about what was going on there such as Eazy-e. T[...]

Gangland: Turf Wars


Gangland Turf Wars is the first episode in a two-part documentary series produced by Channel 5, first released on September 1st, 2016. Filmmakers have been given unprecedented access to some of the most notorious gangs in London to build a picture of what it is like to live in a gang. The[...]

Gangs of El Salvador


The country of El Salvador will soon have the highest homicide rate in the world as is it is set to take over Honduras. In 2015 there were more than 5,700 murders here which is amazing when you consider that the country is home to 6 million people. When you break this figure down it e[...]

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