Illegal, or unlawful, typically describes something that is explicitly prohibited by law, or is otherwise forbidden by a state or other governing body. Illegal may also refer to:


* Violation of law * Crime, the practice of breaking the criminal law * An illegal immigrant, a person that performed illegal immigration


* ''The Illegal'' (novel) (2015), by Canadian writer Lawrence Hill


* ''Illegal'' (1932 film), British * ''Illegal'' (1955 film), American * ''Illegal'' (2010 film), Belgian * ''The Illegal'' (2019), film starring Suraj Sharma


* Illegal (group), a 1990s rap group * "Illegal" (song), a track from pop singer Shakira's 2005 release, ''Oral Fixation Vol. 2''

See also

* * The Illegal (disambiguation) * Illegalism, an anarchist philosophy which openly embraced criminality as a lifestyle {{disambiguation