Movies about drug lords

Movies about drug lords
List of the best films about drug lords according to visitors: Narco Sub, Power, The Heat, Nobody, Dredd, Triple Frontier, The Happytime Murders, All About the Money, Miss Bala, Machete.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Narco Sub (2021)
Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryUSA

A man will become a criminal to save his family. Director: Shawn Welling Writer: Derek H. Potts Stars: Tom Vera, Tom Sizemore, Lee Majors |

Power (2014)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA

A successful New York entrepreneur lives a double life as the head of a drug empire that serves only the rich and influential, all while wanting to escape the underworld and keep his family safe.

The Heat (2013)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:57

Uptight and straight-laced, FBI Special Agent Sarah Ashburn is a methodical investigator with a reputation for excellence--and hyper-arrogance. Shannon Mullins, one of Boston P.D.'s "finest," is foul-mouthed and has a very short fuse, and uses her gut instinct and street smarts to catch the most elusive criminals. Neither has ever had a partner, or a friend for that matter. When these two wildly incompatible law officers join forces to bring down a ruthless drug lord, they become the last thing anyone expected: Buddies.

Nobody (2021)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA, Japan

Hutch Mansell, a suburban dad, overlooked husband, nothing neighbor — a "nobody." When two thieves break into his home one night, Hutch's unknown long-simmering rage is ignited and propels him on a brutal path that will uncover dark secrets he fought to leave behind.

Dredd (2012)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, action, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, South Africa, USA, India
Duration01:35

In the future, America is a dystopian wasteland. The latest scourge is Ma-Ma, a prostitute-turned-drug pusher with a dangerous new drug and aims to take over the city. The only possibility of stopping her is an elite group of urban police called Judges, who combine the duties of judge, jury and executioner to deliver a brutal brand of swift justice. But even the top-ranking Judge, Dredd, discovers that taking down Ma-Ma isn’t as easy as it seems in this explosive adaptation of the hugely popular comic series.

Triple Frontier (2019)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, thriller, adventure, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:05

Struggling to make ends meet, former special ops soldiers reunite for a high-stakes heist: stealing $75 million from a South American drug lord.

The Happytime Murders (2018)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, thriller, fantasy, comedy, crime, detective
CountryUSA, China, Canada
Duration02:02

In a world where human beings and puppets live together, when the members of the cast of a children's television show aired during the 1990s begin to get murdered one by one, puppet Phil Philips, a former LAPD detective who fell in disgrace and turned into a private eye, takes on the case at the request of his old boss in order to assist detective Edwards, who was his partner in the past.

All About the Money (2017)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA

Two "down on their luck" buddies are convinced by a third to take a vacation. Only after landing in the third world country do they realize that they are there to attempt to capture the United States' most wanted criminal - with no military training.

Miss Bala (2019)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryMexico, USA
Duration01:43

Gloria finds a power she never knew she had when she is drawn into a dangerous world of cross-border crime. Surviving will require all of her cunning, inventiveness, and strength.

Machete (2010)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, crime
CountryUSA, Russia
Duration01:45

After being set-up and betrayed by the man who hired him to assassinate a Texas Senator, an ex-Federale launches a brutal rampage of revenge against his former boss.

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Contract to Kill (2016)
Markimdb: 3.3
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA, Monaco

Harmon is a CIA/DEA enforcer investigating Arab terrorists captured in Mexico. With his team--seductive FBI agent Zara and spy-drone pilot Sharp--he flies to Istanbul and uncovers a brutal plot: Islamic extremists plan to use Sonora drug-smuggling routes to bring deadly weapons, and leaders, into the U.S. To prevent an attack on America, Harmon must turn these two savage forces against one another before his time--and his luck--run out.

The Losers (2010)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, adventure, crime, detective
CountryUSA, France
Duration01:37

A tale of double cross and revenge, centered upon the members of an elite U.S. Special Forces unit sent into the Bolivian jungle on a search and destroy mission. The team-Clay, Jensen, Roque, Pooch and Cougar -find themselves the target of a lethal betrayal instigated from inside by a powerful enemy known only as Max. Presumed dead, the group makes plans to even the score when they're joined by the mysterious Aisha, a beautiful operative with her own agenda. Working together, they must remain deep undercover while tracking the heavily-guarded Max, a ruthless man bent on embroiling the world in a new high-tech global war.

Mad Dogs (2015)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:02

When a group of underachieving 40-something friends gather in Belize to celebrate the early retirement of an old friend, a series of wild, comedic events unfold, exposing dark secrets and a web of lies, deception and murder.

Loving Pablo (2017)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountrySpain, Bulgaria, USA
Duration02:30

The film chronicles the rise and fall of the world's most feared drug lord Pablo Escobar and his volatile love affair with Colombia's most famous journalist Virginia Vallejo throughout a reign of terror that tore a country apart.

Black and Blue (2019)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA

A fast-paced action thriller about a rookie cop who inadvertently captures the murder of a young drug dealer on her body cam. After realizing that the murder was committed by corrupt cops, she teams up with the one person from her community who is willing to help her as she tries to escape both the criminals out for revenge and the police who are desperate to destroy the incriminating footage.

Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, adventure, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:47

When an attack on the Kingsman headquarters takes place and a new villain rises, Eggsy and Merlin are forced to work together with the American agency known as the Statesman to save the world.

Freelancers (2012)
Markimdb: 4.6
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:36

The son of a slain NYPD officer joins the force, where he falls in with his father's former partner and a team of rogue cops. His new boss, Sarcone, will see if he has what it takes to be rogue through many trials and tribulations of loyalty, trust and respect. When the truth about his father's death is revealed revenge takes him over and he won't stop until justice has been truly served.

Project Power (2020)
Markimdb: 6
Genrefantastic, action
CountryUSA

An ex-soldier, a teen and a cop collide in New Orleans as they hunt for the source behind a dangerous new pill that grants users temporary superpowers.

Future World (2018)
Markimdb: 3.2
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:01

A young boy searches a future world wasteland for a rumored cure for his dying mother.

Cartels (2016)
Markimdb: 3.8
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA, Monaco, Romania
Duration02:01

An elite team of DEA agents are assigned to protect a dangerous drug lord and take refuge in a luxury hotel while they await extraction. They soon find themselves at the center of an ambush as the drug lord's former associates launch an explosive assault on the hotel.

Fast Five (2011)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:10

Former cop Brian O'Conner partners with ex-con Dom Toretto on the opposite side of the law. Since Brian and Mia Toretto broke Dom out of custody, they've blown across many borders to elude authorities. Now backed into a corner in Rio de Janeiro, they must pull one last job in order to gain their freedom.

2 Guns (2013)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:49

A DEA agent and an undercover Naval Intelligence officer who have been tasked with investigating one another find they have been set up by the mob -- the very organization the two men believe they have been stealing money from.

The Asian Connection (2016)
Markimdb: 3.2
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryThailand, USA

Two American expatriates, Jack and Sam, unwittingly steal a drug lord's money when they rob a series of banks in Southeast Asia and become the target of the gang's vengeance.

End of a Gun (2016)
Markimdb: 3.7
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:03

A mall security guard -- and former federal agent -- crosses paths with a drug kingpin's enforcer after he saves a woman from danger.

The Last Stand (2013)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genreaction, thriller
CountryUSA
Duration01:47

Ray Owens is sheriff of the quiet US border town of Sommerton Junction after leaving the LAPD following a bungled operation. Following his escape from the FBI, a notorious drug baron, his gang, and a hostage are heading toward Sommerton Junction where the police are preparing to make a last stand to intercept them before they cross the border. Owens is reluctant to become involved but ultimately joins in with the law enforcement efforts

Wrong Turn at Tahoe (2009)
Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA

A small-time crime boss kills a drug dealer without realizing that the drug dealer works for the biggest crime boss in the country.

American Gangster (2007)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:37

Following the death of his employer and mentor, Bumpy Johnson, Frank Lucas establishes himself as the number one importer of heroin in the Harlem district of Manhattan. He does so by buying heroin directly from the source in South East Asia and he comes up with a unique way of importing the drugs into the United States. Based on a true story.

Get Shorty (1995)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, crime, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:45

Chili Palmer is a Miami mobster who gets sent by his boss, the psychopathic "Bones" Barboni, to collect a bad debt from Harry Zimm, a Hollywood producer who specializes in cheesy horror films. When Chili meets Harry's leading lady, the romantic sparks fly. After pitching his own life story as a movie idea, Chili learns that being a mobster and being a Hollywood producer really aren't all that different.

The Mule (2018)
Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:56

Earl Stone, a man in his eighties, is broke, alone, and facing foreclosure of his business when he is offered a job that simply requires him to drive. Easy enough, but, unbeknownst to Earl, he's just signed on as a drug courier for a Mexican cartel. He does so well that his cargo increases exponentially, and Earl hit the radar of hard-charging DEA agent Colin Bates.

Arkansas (2020)
Markimdb: 6
Genrethriller, crime
CountryUSA

Kyle and Swin live by the orders of an Arkansas-based drug kingpin named Frog, whom they've never met. But when a deal goes horribly wrong, the consequences are deadly.




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