Do you want to breathe a little swag into your project? Do you want to make your text sick and badass? If your answer is yes, we do have an equally swaggy and badass type selection. We are going to show you the best gangster fonts, all of them are inspired by stylish mafia movies, vintage westerns, and Mexican gang tattoos.
If your goal is to achieve a strict and serious atmosphere, your choice should fall on the mafia-styled variations. However, if you would like the reader to feel the rustic and smoky ambiance of whisky soaked saloon then western fonts are your option. And finally, what can be more dangerous yet luring and tempting than a gang tattoo? It`s only up to you and the number of ways to make your design dynamite is unlimited. And by the way, most of this gangster fonts are free for personal use! So, grab your lock, stock and two smoking fonts and rip `em all!
- Bandito Script | Tattoo Font
- Marleone Brando
- Knucklehead Font Family
- Cash and Mafia – Fancy Beauty Elegant Serif
- Blackheat – Bold Sans Condensed
- Wild Bandit
- Aviorte Blackletter Font
- Chicano Vol. 02 | Tattoo Style
- Durango Typeface
- Shadow Stripes Vintage Typeface
- Bills Mafia
- Kingside | Tattoo Style
- Don Giovonni Font
- Blessed | Traditional Tattoo Fonts
- American Wonders – FONT DUO
- Rusted Bevel Vintage
- Bear & Loupe Font Family
- Barely Legal
- Realist Typeface
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- Pantaleone Vintage Typeface
- ANGELES ROUGH Font
- Flathead Typeface | Vintage Font
- The Godfather Font
- Unchained Font
- Billy The Gang Font Family
- Unfair Font Family
- Smoking Typeface
- Angilla Tattoo Font
- Bandidas Typeface
- Walk Da Walk Two Font
- Gangster Label Typeface
- Delinquente Font
Our Team’s Top Pick
Bandito Script | Tattoo Font
This one is special here. Muntab Art is introducing their new display font named Bandito Script which is inspired by seductive tattoos. This gangster font includes uppercase and lowercase letters, numerals, a large range of punctuation, swashes, and ligatures. As a special feature the kit has an alternate lowercase option, so you can dilute your text with different flourishes and curlicue things. There is also multilingual support and if you would like to write something like “å” go ahead. This ambassador of gangster fonts will suit well with movie posters, punk-ass logos, magazine covers, etc.
Marleone Brando is a bold gangster font with a strong personality. It is available in two versions: regular and oblique. The typeface is simple, but brutal size and shadow lines give it a refined look. It is ideal for elegant logos, branding, layout magazine, sportswear, packaging product, quotes, or simply as a stylish text overlay to any background image. And about the stuff included in the kit. 2 weights, regular & oblique, uppercase & lowercase letters, numbers & punctuation, and, of course, multiple languages are supported (we all remember about your å).
Knucklehead Font Family
Knucklehead font takes its inspiration from wild west culture and it brings what it is famous for to a new level to help your designs stand out. Modern yet traditional the font has a vintage touch which will get you noticed. This gangster font can be used for a variety of projects such as packaging and logos. 4 fonts are at your disposal: sans serif, deco, and slab, each in 5 weights ranging from light to ultra black. Technically, everything you need for free creative work is included: uppercase letters, lowercase letters, multilingual support (yeah, yeah the å), punctuation, numbers, and more.
Cash and Mafia – Fancy Beauty Elegant Serif
Cash and Mafia is a stylish and sophisticated gangster font that is created specifically for various categories, including business, fashion, product packaging, DIY, decoration, and labeling. The font’s name is inspired by the Spanish mafia, who are both cool and ruthless, but respected by people. The font has OpenType features, and ligatures and support for multiple languages (I`m done with this) are also available. It works seamlessly on both Windows and Mac.
Blackheat – Bold Sans Condensed
Blackheat is a bold and condensed sans serif font available in four unique styles. It was designed, carefully considering the thickness and density of each glyph and incorporating a ligature to give it a distinctive look. This font is ideal for creating clothing designs, posters, magazines, packaging, websites, and much more, making your designs look unique and professional. The kit includes Blackheat in regular and italic weights. It also supports multiple languages, and by the way, it`s free for personal use!
Wild Bandit is an edgy and vintage display font that adds a cool and assertive touch to posters, labels, branding, and other design projects. The font features 10 variations, including regular sans serif, serif hole, serif outline, serif extrude, and italic styles, offering a wide range of options for creative expression. To further enhance your designs, and to show off a bit, the kit includes bonus illustrations and AI pattern brushes!
Aviorte Blackletter Font
With Aviorte, you can turn any text into a work of historical art reminiscent of the 17th century. This blackletter font is an artistic, and clean font, with a diverse set of uppercase letters, numbers, and themed punctuation marks. The kit also includes multilingual support (ok, å), making it easy to design for any audience. As a bonus, the font comes with swashes, ornamental elements, and hand-drawn Dobermann heads. Aviorte gangster font will add a unique style to titles, headlines, logotypes, badges, t-shirt designs, or branding projects.
Chicano Vol. 02 | Tattoo Style
Chicano is a tattoo style that originated in Southern California in the 1940s and 1950s. It features bold, black, and gray designs that express the identity and cultural heritage of the Chicano community. It is a popular choice for its distinctive style and versatility in creating small or large tattoos, barbershop signs, movie posters, and more! Chicano gangster font includes uppercase letters, lowercase letters, numbers, punctuation, swashes, and YES!!! multiple languages are supported.
The Durango typeface draws inspiration from the tattoo script font style found in the Mexican region and is often associated with the cool and bold style of bands and gangsters in Latin America. In addition to the type itself, a swash package is also included, which can be combined with the Durango font for added visual flair, as demonstrated in the preview poster. This font is versatile and well-suited for various design projects, such as tattoo designs, pomade branding, and barbershops, with a classic Victorian concept.
Shadow Stripes Vintage Typeface
This vintage font refers us to traditional postcard designs from previous centuries. It blends classic font styles with contemporary design ideas, making it versatile and suitable for use in various industries. With bold parallel stripes, it exudes strength and power, making it a great choice for headlines, posters, invitations, and magazines. This font is sure to make a statement and bring a touch of nostalgia and unique style to any design.
The author of this gangster font drew inspiration from old mafia movies that we used to watch on VHS cassettes in our childhood. Here you will find everything you want from both uppercase letters, lowercase letters, numbers, and any punctuation symbol that you may need in the creative process. This font will become an ideal addition to any movie poster, cosmetics brand, signboard, and so on. BUT! There is no support for multiple languages, so no å for you (what a pun).
Kingside | Tattoo Style
Kingside is a versatile and cool tattoo-style font that adds an edgy and unique style to a range of design projects. Its bold and distinctive letter forms make it an excellent choice for obviously tattoo designs, branding, packaging design, and other creative applications where a striking and memorable look is desired. Kingside font includes uppercase letters, as well as lowercase ones, numbers, a large range of punctuation, and ligatures. All lowercase letters have ending swashes and alternative tails. Be sure to try it! It is one of the best gangster tattoo fonts.
Don Giovonni Font
What about graffiti? Stencil graffiti! Each of us, walking down the street, saw some cool graffiti and involuntarily began to look at it. So why not take advantage of Don Giovonni Font and bring some grunge street art into your own art? This font is perfect for magazine covers, tattoo studios, or bar signs. The God of graffiti fonts is available in 2 weights regular and a little crooked (which looks dope, to be honest).
Blessed | Traditional Tattoo Fonts
And some more gangster tattoo fonts. This set conveys the beauty of calligraphy. Everything is included (as always) uppercase letters, lowercase letters, numerals, a large range of punctuation, and ligatures. All lowercase letters include ending swashes and alternative letter variations. I hope and believe you can create some cool stuff using this font <3
American Wonders – FONT DUO
Introducing American Wonders gangster font, the ultimate combination of two stunning fonts that are perfect for any design. With their versatile design, these fonts are suitable for a wide range of applications. The bold serif font exudes strength and power, while the signature script font is soft and authentic, evoking the natural flow of handwriting. Together, they create a dynamic pairing. In addition to their stunning visual appeal, these gangster fonts also have all Latin-based alphabets supported, making them a great choice for any global project.
Rusted Bevel Vintage
Introducing a gangster font that exudes irresistible retro charm, guaranteed to capture your attention and leave you craving for more. With its bold and slab serif fonts, this type offers a range of variations that will adorn your unique designs. Whether you’re looking to evoke passionate excitement or pure fascination, this typeface has got you covered, and its multilingual support ensures that your text will flow seamlessly.
Bear & Loupe Font Family
Get ready to captivate your audience with the ingenious display font that is guaranteed to make your projects stand out! This gangster font is bursting with creativity and originality, boasting a stunning hand-written style and vintage flair that is sure to turn heads. The typeface is designed to suit a wide range of applications, from large headlines to smaller posters. With its bold, regular, and italic variations, this type offers endless possibilities for different designs.
Jackham is a gangster font approaching the old-school tattoo hand lettering style, with a handmade jaggy feel and imperfections on it. It comes in 2 variations: default and rough. Good for your flashy tattoo design concept, or the art concept with illustration stuff on it. It has OpenType features and is available in TTF file with uppercase letters, as well as lowercase ones, numerals, and punctuation. And there is also a bonus in the form of Flower Vector as well as web gangster fonts.
Step back in time with Barely Legal, the vintage gangster font that draws inspiration from the bootleggers of the 1930s. With six distinct styles — regular, shadow, texture, rough, shadow FX, and texture FX — this font is a versatile choice for every retro design, whether you want to create a poster, t-shirt, label, logo, and more. Featuring an extensive set of characters and support for multiple languages, Barely Legal gangster font also comes with OpenType features making it easy to use across a variety of platforms.
Handwritten, with a variety of characters (uppercase, lowercase, numerals, and punctuation), it can be a beautiful addition to a font library or a central element of a composition that attracts and pleases attention. The only thing you need to carry with you is what you are going to use it for. Will it be printed on a backpack, a greeting card, or a paper bag in a glamorous boutique? Up to you!
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Pantaleone Vintage Typeface
Pantaleone Vintage Typeface is a cute and thin font that you can find on the sign of an Italian cafe in New York. We’ll never know how this cafe makes money: delicious food or bootleg liquor? Pantaleone makes the job of making your designs easier, this gangster font is suitable for vintage design uses. Everything you may need is included: upper & lower case characters, numbers, and punctuation. I hope you will enjoy this one!
Here we`ve got one of my favourite gangster fonts. Personally, this one reminded me of the good old Mafia: The City of Lost Heaven. A pleasant feeling of nostalgia mixed with style. Catchy, there is nothing superfluous. Straight and square-shaped blocky lines. I definitely like this one. As usual, uppercase & lowercase characters, numerals, and some punctuation symbols are included in this kit.
ANGELES ROUGH Font
Maybe it`s just me being me, but I clearly see it as a pirate font. The font is made with a reference to ancient calligraphy and is well suited for some wine or cosmetic brand or maybe for the signboard of a French cafe. The lines are very soft and sexy. Angeles Rough font is available in regular, italic, and bold weights in both upper & lower cases, with 270 glyphs.
Flathead Typeface | Vintage Font
This type is inspired by American western culture and tattoos and is perfect to use in vintage-themed designs. Flathead is suitable for any design that requires an old western feel as the core design elements; such as labels, wedding invitations, greeting cards, posters, etc. The font comes in 3 styles regular, serif, and deco, including uppercase letters & lowercase letters, numbers, and punctuation. There is also multilingual support!!!! å (I`m sure you didn`t expect that).
The Godfather Font
With such a name, I don`t think I have to say anything. We all have seen the Godfather movie and its logo. We all remember this feeling of respect and luxurious life. The font is perfect for everything from magazine covers to signage and posters. You should definitely add these kinds of gangster fonts to your collection. And classically (as the Godfather movie itself), uppercase & lowercase characters, numerals, and punctuation.
Do you remember the rustic and smoky ambiance of whisky soaked saloon? The time has come. The unchained font will bring you to the Wild West with smoking revolvers, drunken cowboys, and a formidable sheriff. The rough lines of this font will look great on a whiskey bottle, a movie poster, a barbershop or a bar sign. This font comes in 2 styles with support for all Latin-based alphabets in upper and lower cases, with all punctuation symbols, numerals and hundreds of glyphs as a bonus.
The font has its name. If I saw a logo with this font, I would definitely fall into the view of Las Vegas, the sultry sun and palm trees swaying in the wind. But don`t forget that the streets there are dangerous. This gangster-styled typeface is perfect for tattoo design, logo studio tattoo, shirt design, poster, and branding. If you ask me, I would definitely use it for my music album cover. Numerals and punctuation are included but only uppercase is available here, so keep that in mind. There is also support for multiple languages.
Billy The Gang Font Family
Billy The Gang Font Family is inspired by tagging culture. These guys can write our favorite å in hundreds of ways and the set will definitely help you to get closer to this variety because it includes alternates for every upper & lower case character, tonnes of swashes, tonnes of ligatures, support for any Latin-based alphabet, all numerals and not only punctuation but all symbols! It also comes in 2 weights regular and italic. A golden find for a designer, to be honest.
Unfair Font Family
Gangster-styled Unfair Font Family has 3 styles with 3 versions of each – Regular, Shadow, and Rough. This font will be an excellent addition to every retro design project like posters, t-shirts, magazines cover, logos, etc. It features multilingual support for both upper and lower case characters as well as many punctuations and numerals.
And now back to the Wild West. Smoking typeface is an awesome opportunity to bring all the cruelty and badassness of the Wild West to your designs. The creator of the type has made separated font files for base font and a textured volume effect, so you can easily recolor your text in a few clicks, which is pretty handy. This font will look good on literally any design like posters, logos… yeah anything. The set comes with uppercase & lowercase characters, some punctuation, and numbers of course.
Angilla Tattoo Font
Anguilla Tattoo is a luring gangster style font, which is certainly suitable for tattoo designs (well, it`s indicated in its name), but it will also give an outstanding look to the signs of beauty parlors, and logos of cosmetic or alcohol brands. The set includes upper & lower case characters with alternates for the last letter in the word, numerals, punctuation , and some swashes.
Bandidas is a vintage western-styled label type. The font includes five variations (base, effects, full, shadow, and texture) plus aged version. This type will look great on any retro-designed stuff like a poster, a t-shirt, a label, logo, etc. Uppercase & lowercase characters are included as well as numerals and punctuation.
Walk Da Walk Two Font
Walk Da Walk Two is the gangstest font I`ve ever seen. Very edgy, rough, and sharp this font is perfect for patches, or any other fashion design as well as for advertising leaflets, and tattoo studio logos. It comes in 2 weights with uppercase & lowercase characters, punctuation, and numerals.
Gangster Label Typeface
Gangster typeface is a classic-looking font that is made in a strong and dynamic label style. The font is perfect for any logo design of absinthe, brandy, whiskey, rum, gin, beer, etc. The set includes everything you need for your design ideas and has 4 different variations (gangster regular, gangster shine, gangster shadow, gangster shadow and shine) which you can combine to create something unique.
This delicate gangster font imitates handwriting. The type is very catchy with all sorts of tails, and it will definitely help you stand out as a designer. Ideal for clothing design or a logo of almost any brand. You will find uppercase & lowercase letters, more than many swashes, punctuation, numbers, ligatures, and unique stylistic alternates in this kit.
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