Movies about smugglers

Movies about smugglers
List of the best movies about smugglers selected by visitors to our site: Captain Clegg, Blood Diamond, Tequila Sunrise, Solo: A Star Wars Story, Body Brokers, The Shawshank Redemption, Contraband, The Counselor, A Slave of Love, American Made.

In the top there are new films of 2022, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

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Country
Markimdb: 6.7
Genrehorror, adventure
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration01:20
CharactersPirates, Mute, Smugglers
PlotAdventure, Investigation, Supernatural, Ghosts, Rivalry
PlaceVillage, England
Time18th century
StyleSerious, Disturbing

What secret lay behind the dreaded Marsh Phantoms, the ghostly riders whose silent approach in the darkness of the bleak, unwelcoming Romney Marshes causes men to die of fright? Are they a genuine manifestation or a cover for illegal smuggling activities. Perhaps Dr. Blyss, the benign vicar of the quiet village of Dymchurch, knows the truth about the ruthless pirate and smuggler who lies buried in the village graveyard and can unravel the phenomenon of the curse of Captain Clegg.

Markimdb: 8
Genrethriller, drama, adventure
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:23
CharactersJournalists, Photographers
PlotAdventure, Travel, Revolution, Treasures, Gems
PlaceAfrica
StyleFascinating, Makes me think, Serious, Disturbing

An ex-mercenary turned smuggler. A Mende fisherman. Amid the explosive civil war overtaking 1999 Sierra Leone, these men join for two desperate missions: recovering a rare pink diamond of immense value and rescuing the fisherman's son conscripted as a child soldier into the brutal rebel forces ripping a swath of torture and bloodshed countrywide.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:55
PlotPassion, Friendship, Love triangle
StyleExciting, Atmospheric, Tense, Gloomy, Serious

In a seaside California town, best friends Mac and Nick are on opposite sides of the law. Mac is a former drug dealer trying to clean up his act, while Nick is a high-profile detective trying to take down a Mexican drug lord named Carlos. Soon Nick's loyalties are put to the test when he begins an affair with restaurateur Jo Ann -- a love interest of Mac's -- unwittingly leading his friend into a police-orchestrated trap.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantastic, action, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration02:20
CharactersRobots, Aliens, Pirates, Monsters, Thieves
PlotRobbery, Dancing, Adventure, Gambling, Slavery
PlaceSpace, Sea, Jungle, Spaceships, Mountains
StylePopular, Unexpected ending, Star Wars

Through a series of daring escapades deep within a dark and dangerous criminal underworld, Han Solo meets his mighty future copilot Chewbacca and encounters the notorious gambler Lando Calrissian.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersCriminals
PlotOn real events, Money, Drug addict, Friendship
PlaceUSA, Los Angeles
StyleAction, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

Utah and his girlfriend Opal, are drug addicts living on the streets in rural Ohio. After getting recruited by body broker Wood, and offered treatment in Los Angeles, Wood takes Utah under his wing and introduces him to treatment center mogul Vin. Wood and Vin bring Utah in on their lucrative and illegal dealings, where saving lives comes second to the bottom line.

Markimdb: 9.3
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:22
CharactersScammers, Prisoner, Friends, Good people
PlotSurvival, Prison Break, The escape, Freedom, Fate
PlacePrison, Mexico, USA
StyleInteresting, Popular, To cry, Atmospheric, Fascinating

Framed in the 1940s for the double murder of his wife and her lover, upstanding banker Andy Dufresne begins a new life at the Shawshank prison, where he puts his accounting skills to work for an amoral warden. During his long stretch in prison, Dufresne comes to be admired by the other inmates -- including an older prisoner named Red -- for his integrity and unquenchable sense of hope.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, France
Duration01:49
PlotSkirmishes

When his brother-in-law runs afoul of a drug lord, family man Chris Farraday turns to a skill he abandoned long ago – smuggling – to repay the debt. But the job goes wrong, and Farraday finds himself wanted by cops, crooks and killers alike.

Markimdb: 5.3
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:57
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Lawyers
PlaceMexico
StyleAction, Tense, Depressive, Serious, For men

A lawyer finds himself in far over his head when he attempts to get involved in drug trafficking.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountrySoviet Union

Olga Voznesenskaya is a silent screen star whose pictures are so popular that underground revolutionaries risk capture to see them. She's in southern Russia filming a tear-jerker as the Bolsheviks get closer to Moscow. Although married, she spends time every day with Victor Pototsky, the film's cameraman. Gradually, it comes to light that Victor uses his job as a cover for filming White atrocities and Red heroism: he's a Bolshevik. He asks her for help, and she discovers meaning in her otherwise flighty and self-centred life. Love blooms. Will the Red forces arrive in time to save them from a suspicious White military leader? Will she find courage?

Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Japan, Colombia
Duration02:32
CharactersHorses, CIA, FBI, Smugglers, Pilots
PlotOn real events, Money, Success
PlaceAircraft, Jungle, Court, USA
TimeCold War
StyleExciting, Inspirational, Fascinating

The true story of pilot Barry Seal, who transported contraband for the CIA and the Medellin cartel in the 1980s.

Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:36
CharactersBikers, Friends, Partners, Sheriffs, Drivers
PlotMoney, Friendship
StyleExciting, For men

A race car driver tries to transport an illegal beer shipment from Texas to Atlanta in under 28 hours, picking up a reluctant bride-to-be on the way.

Markimdb: 7.8
Genreaction, comedy, crime
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersGangsters, Criminals, Tough guys
PlotRobbery, Money
StylePopular, Exciting, For men, Worth watching

American expat Mickey Pearson has built a highly profitable marijuana empire in London. When word gets out that he’s looking to cash out of the business forever it triggers plots, schemes, bribery and blackmail in an attempt to steal his domain out from under him.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:44
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Police, FBI
PlotOn real events, Investigation, Loneliness, Justice
PlaceNew York
StyleAction, Atmospheric

Tough narcotics detective 'Popeye' Doyle is in hot pursuit of a suave French drug dealer who may be the key to a huge heroin-smuggling operation.

Markimdb: 8.4
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, crime
CountrySoviet Union
Duration01:34
CharactersGangsters, Neighbors
PlotOn real events, Gems
PlaceUSSR
StyleLight

Semyon Gorbunkov goes on a cruise with a smuggler on board. In Istanbul, he slips and breaks his arm. What he didn't know is that this was a signal for the gang of smugglers.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
CharactersSmugglers, Mothers
PlotOn real events, Power, Rivalry
PlaceUSA
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense

At the age of 17, Griselda Blanco, made her way to the U.S. with a fake passport with her first husband Carlos. Living in Queens with her three sons, Griselda became enticed by the money the drug world offered, and quickly became embroiled with local drug runners. Griselda masterminded the use of beautiful women, the elderly and children as the mules and created false-bottom suitcases to smuggle cocaine from Colombia.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryFrance, Belgium

Patience Portefeux is a French-Arabic police translator, specialized in phone tappings for the anti-narcotics unit. The job is tough and low-paid, but the commander is charming... One day, whilst listening to wanted drug dealers, she discovers one of them is the son of the fantastic woman who takes care of her mother. She decides to protect him and is brought in the middle of a drug network. When she gets her hands on a huge load of hash, with the help of her new partner, the former police dog DNA, she seizes the opportunity and becomes Mama Weed, drug wholesaler, thanks to her field experience... and all the information she gets in her job!

Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountrySpain, Bulgaria, USA
Duration02:30
CharactersDogs, Horses, Hired assassins, Rich, Journalists
PlotLove, On real events, Motorcycles
PlacePrison, Aircraft, Russia
StyleExciting, Soulful, Fascinating, Heavy, Tense

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.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genredrama, biography
CountryChina
Duration01:30
CharactersFriends, Businessmen, Smugglers
PlotMoney, Friendship
PlaceChina, Asia

When a mysterious visitor appears, the life of Yong Cheng, owner of a store that stocks aphrodisiac products, changes dramatically. He becomes the exclusive selling agent of a cheap Indian generic drug against Chronic Granulocytic Leukemia in China. Not only does Yong Cheng see his profits skyrocket, but he is dubbed the god of medicine“ by his customers

Markimdb: 5
Genrethriller
CountryItaly
Duration01:43
PlaceVillage, Night Clubs
StylePsychological problems, Heavy, Tense, Serious, Disturbing

In the harsh snowy landscape of the Italian Alps, a young technician arrives to repair an electric power plant of a village plagued by blackouts. There, he encounters a strange disappearance.

Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryUSA
CharactersSpecial Forces, Heroes, Partners
PlotMartial Arts, Hostage
PlaceMexico
StyleExciting, Heavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

A Texas cop battles ex-navy seals who are trying to traffic drugs from Mexico into the USA.

Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:56
CharactersDogs, Lesbians, Gangsters, Special Forces, Bikers
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Motorcycles, Money, Investigation
PlacePrison, Party, Mexico
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, For men, Disturbing

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.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genredrama, crime, sport
CountryItaly, France
Duration03:00
PlotLove, Boxing, Life, Love triangle, Family life
PlaceItaly
StyleSoulful, Gloomy, Epic, Makes me think, Touching

When a widow’s family moves to the big city, two of her sons become romantic rivals with deadly results.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA, Mexico, Hong Kong
Duration02:09
CharactersCIA, Terrorists, Killers, FBI
PlotWeapon
StyleTense, Gloomy

FBI agent Matt Graver teams up with operative Alejandro Gillick to prevent Mexican drug cartels from smuggling terrorists across the U.S. border.

Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, thriller, comedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Colombia
Duration01:08
CharactersSnipers, FBI, Friends, Criminals
PlotInvestigation
PlaceMexico, USA, Canada
StyleExciting, Action, For men, Disturbing

A leader of a drug cartel sends his two toughest henchmen to investigate why a shipment was botched.

Markimdb: 3.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:47
CharactersHired assassins, Couriers, Pilots
PlotAbduction, Pursuit, Hostage, Chase, Conspiracies
PlaceAircraft, USA
StyleExciting, Action, Tense, Disturbing

Sean Haggerty only has an hour to deliver his illegal cargo. An hour to reassure a drug cartel, a hitman, and the DEA that nothing is wrong. An hour to make sure his wife survives. And he must do it all from the cockpit of his Cessna.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genremelodrama
CountryItaly
Duration01:42
CharactersMafia, Family, Smugglers, Pilots
PlotFriendship, Meaning of life
PlaceNature, Italy
StyleFascinating

Riko is an honest man, who can count on a group of real friends and a wife who, between highs and lows, he loves forever. But he is also a very angry man with his time, which seems to be punctuated only by backlashes and false starts.

Markimdb: 4.6
Genreaction, thriller, drama, military
CountryUSA
CharactersSnipers, Special Forces, Heroes, Military, Soldier
PlotMartial Arts, Fight
PlaceVillage, Africa
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, Heavy, Serious, For men

Seal Team Eight must fight their way deep into Africa's Congo, decommission a secret uranium mine, and stop our most dangerous enemy from smuggling weapon's grade yellow-cake out of the country.

Markimdb: 4.3
Genrethriller, melodrama, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:18
CharactersCriminals
PlotDeath, Missing people, Love at first sight, Gems
PlaceRussia, Siberia, St. Petersburg
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense

A diamond trader travels to Russia to arrange a sale. When his partner goes missing (along with the gems), the diamond trader winds up disappearing to Siberia. There, he begins a relationship with a local cafe owner, only to have his past soon catch up with him.

Markimdb: 4.2
Genrethriller, drama, crime, biography
CountryPuerto Rico, USA
CharactersMafia
PlotOn real events, Racing, Investigation, Double life
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense

Speedboat racing champion and multimillionaire Ben Aronoff leads a double life that lands him in trouble with the law and drug lords.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genredrama, crime
CountryColombia, Ecuador, USA
Duration01:41
CharactersTeens
PlotFriendship, Depression
PlaceAircraft, New York
StyleAction, To cry, Soulful, Heavy, Makes me think

A pregnant Colombian teenager becomes a drug mule to make some desperately needed money for her family.





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