Best award winning movies with a seedy underworld from 2002

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with a seedy underworld from 2002! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with a seedy underworld from 2002, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 City of God (2002)

In the slums of Rio, two kids' paths diverge as one struggles to become a photographer and the other a kingpin.

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2002-08-30 | Drama / Crime

Cast

Alexandre Rodrigues, Leandro Firmino

Rating

rating icon 8.429
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #70 for
    like Scarface
  2. Ranked #72 for
    great sound effects
  3. Ranked #77 for
    masterpiece

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2 Infernal Affairs (2002)

Chan Wing Yan, a young police officer, has been sent undercover as a mole in the local mafia. Lau Kin Ming, a young mafia member, infiltrates the police force. Years later, their older counterparts, Chen Wing Yan and Inspector Lau Kin Ming, respectively, race against time to expose the mole within their midst.

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2002-12-12 | Drama / Action

Cast

Andy Lau, Tony Leung Chiu-wai

Rating

rating icon 7.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #24 for
    cat-and-mouse
  2. Ranked #81 for
    like Scarface
  3. Ranked #173 for
    potboiler

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3 Dirty Pretty Things (2002)

An undocumented immigrant finds a human heart in one of the toilets of the west London hotel where he works with other undocumented immigrants.

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2002-09-05 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Chiwetel Ejiofor, Audrey Tautou

Rating

rating icon 6.875
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #45 for
    morally dubious
  2. Ranked #69 for
    showing underbelly
  3. Ranked #70 for
    Urban Legend

Trailer

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4 Road to Perdition (2002)

Mike Sullivan works as a hit man for crime boss John Rooney. Sullivan views Rooney as a father figure, however after his son is witness to a killing, Mike Sullivan finds himself on the run in attempt to save the life of his son and at the same time looking for revenge on those who wronged him.

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2002-07-12 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Tom Hanks, Tyler Hoechlin

Rating

rating icon 7.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #27 for
    like Scarface
  2. Ranked #56 for
    father figure
  3. Ranked #144 for
    gun-for-hire

Trailer

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5 Gangs of New York (2002)

In 1863, Amsterdam Vallon returns to the Five Points of America to seek vengeance against the psychotic gangland kingpin, Bill the Butcher, who murdered his father years earlier. With an eager pickpocket by his side and a whole new army, Vallon fights his way to seek vengeance on the Butcher and restore peace in the area.

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2002-12-14 | Drama / History

Cast

Leonardo DiCaprio, Daniel Day-Lewis

Rating

rating icon 7.327
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #22 for
    Oscar-worthy performance
  2. Ranked #87 for
    great acting
  3. Ranked #125 for
    like Scarface

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6 Sweet Sixteen (2002)

Determined to have a normal family life once his mother gets out of prison, a Scottish teenager from a tough background sets out to raise the money for a home.

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2002-09-07 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Martin Compston, Annmarie Fulton

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #112 for
    non-professional cast
  2. Ranked #137 for
    with cockney accent
  3. Ranked #200 for
    potty-mouthed

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7 28 Days Later (2002)

Twenty-eight days after a killer virus was accidentally unleashed from a British research facility, a small group of London survivors are caught in a desperate struggle to protect themselves from the infected. Carried by animals and humans, the virus turns those it infects into homicidal maniacs -- and it's absolutely impossible to contain.

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2002-10-31 | Horror / Thriller

Cast

Cillian Murphy, Naomie Harris

Rating

rating icon 7.217
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #89 for
    Survival Movie
  2. Ranked #155 for
    blood thirsty
  3. Ranked #343 for
    most horrifying

Trailer

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8 Lilya 4-ever (2002)

Lilja lives in poverty and dreams of a better life. Her mother moves to the United States and abandons her to her aunt, who neglects her. Lilja hangs out with her friends, Natasha and Volodya, who is suicidal. Desperate for money, she starts working as a prostitute, and later meets Andrei. He offers her a good job in Sweden, but when Lilja arrives her life quickly enters a downward spiral.

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2002-08-23 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Oksana Akinshina, Artyom Bogucharsky

Rating

rating icon 7.625
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #175 for
    for heartbroken viewers
  2. Ranked #192 for
    vulnerable
  3. Ranked #211 for
    cold hearted

Trailer

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9 The Pianist (2002)

The true story of pianist Władysław Szpilman's experiences in Warsaw during the Nazi occupation. When the Jews of the city find themselves forced into a ghetto, Szpilman finds work playing in a café; and when his family is deported in 1942, he stays behind, works for a while as a laborer, and eventually goes into hiding in the ruins of the war-torn city.

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2002-09-17 | Drama / War

Cast

Adrien Brody, Thomas Kretschmann

Rating

rating icon 8.384
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #50 for
    masterpiece
  2. Ranked #105 for
    remarkable
  3. Ranked #166 for
    brilliant

Trailer

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10 Mondays in the Sun (2002)

After the closure of their shipyard in Northern Spain, a few former workers: Santa, José, Lino, Amador, Sergei and Reina keep in touch. They meet mainly at a bar owned by their former colleague Rico. Santa is the most superficially confident and unofficial leader of the group. A court case hangs over him relating to a shipyard lamp he smashed during a protest against the closure. José is bitter that his wife, Ana, is employed when he is not.

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2002-09-27 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Javier Bardem, Luis Tosar

Rating

rating icon 7.218
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #53 for
    machismo
  2. Ranked #60 for
    social realism
  3. Ranked #117 for
    lugubrious

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