As Public Enemies opens nationwide this week, it's natural to think about past beloved gangster films. From The Godfather and Goodfellas to The Departed and Road to Perdition, there's no shortage of dark, dramatic movies about organized crime. But gangster life isn't all offers we can't refuse and swimming with the fishes — sometimes it's just funny. Here I've rounded up eight movies about the, ah, "lighter side" of gangster life.
8 Movies About the "Lighter Side" of Gangster Life