TV series about drug addiction

TV series about drug addiction
List of the best TV series about drug addiction, selected by visitors of our site: We Children from Bahnhof Zoo, Breaking Bad, Patrick Melrose, Shameless, Narcos, Narcos: Mexico, Californication, Lost, Ozark, The Knick.

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

We Children from Bahnhof Zoo (2021)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genredrama
CountryGermany, Czech Republic, Italy

The series follows six teenagers who fight for their dream of happiness and freedom, leaving behind all the problems with parents, teachers and others. Christiane, Stella, Babsi, Benno, Axel and Michi throw themselves into the heady nights of Berlin, without limits or rules, and celebrate life, love and temptation - until they have to realize that this rush will not only destroy their friendship, but can drive them into the abyss.

Breaking Bad (2008)
Markimdb: 9.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:47

When Walter White, a New Mexico chemistry teacher, is diagnosed with Stage III cancer and given a prognosis of only two years left to live, he becomes filled with a sense of fearlessness and an unrelenting desire to secure his family's financial future at any cost as he enters the dangerous world of drugs and crime.

Patrick Melrose (2018)
Markimdb: 8.1
Genredrama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:05

A critical and often humorous look at the upper class, tracking the protagonist’s harrowing odyssey from a deeply traumatic childhood through adult substance abuse and, ultimately, toward recovery.

Shameless (2011)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:55

Chicagoan Frank Gallagher is the proud single dad of six smart, industrious, independent kids, who without him would be... perhaps better off. When Frank's not at the bar spending what little money they have, he's passed out on the floor. But the kids have found ways to grow up in spite of him. They may not be like any family you know, but they make no apologies for being exactly who they are.

Narcos (2015)
Markimdb: 8.8
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA, Colombia, Mexico
Duration02:13

The true story of Colombia's infamously violent and powerful drug cartels.

Narcos: Mexico (2018)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genredrama, crime
CountryMexico, USA
Duration02:21

See the rise of the Guadalajara Cartel as an American DEA agent learns the danger of targeting narcos in 1980s Mexico.

Californication (2007)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUSA
Duration00:28

A self-loathing, alcoholic writer attempts to repair his damaged relationships with his daughter and her mother while combating sex addiction, a budding drug problem, and the seeming inability to avoid making bad decisions.

Lost (2004)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrefantastic, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

Stripped of everything, the survivors of a horrific plane crash must work together to stay alive. But the island holds many secrets.

Ozark (2017)
Markimdb: 8.4
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:58

A financial adviser drags his family from Chicago to the Missouri Ozarks, where he must launder $500 million in five years to appease a drug boss.

The Knick (2014)
Markimdb: 8.5
Genredrama, history
CountryUSA
Duration00:45

Set in downtown New York in 1900, 'The Knick' is centered on the Knickerbocker Hospital and the groundbreaking surgeons, nurses and staff who work there, pushing the bounds of medicine in a time of astonishingly high mortality rates and zero antibiotics. John Thackery is a brilliant surgeon pioneering new methods in the field, despite his secret addiction to cocaine. He leads a team of doctors including his protégé Dr. Everett Gallinger; the young Dr. Bertie Chickering Jr. and Dr. Algernon Edwards, a promising surgeon who's been recently thrust upon him. The lively cast of characters at the hospital also includes Cornelia Robertson, the daughter of its benefactor, Captain August Robertson; surly ambulance driver Tom Cleary; Lucy Elkins; a fresh-faced nurse from the country; the crooked hospital administrator Herman Barrow; and Sister Harriet, a nun who isn't afraid to speak her mind.

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La Reina del Sur (2011)
Markimdb: 8
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryMexico, USA, Spain, Colombia
Duration00:42

After years of blood, sweat and tears, a woman of humble origin ends up becoming a drug trafficking legend, with all that that means...

The 4400 (2004)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration00:43

4400 centers on the return of 4400 people who, previously presumed dead or reported missing, reappear on Earth. Though they have not aged physically, some of them seem to have deeper alterations ranging from superhuman strength to an unexplained healing touch. A government agency is formed to track the 4400 people after one of them commits a murder.

Hazbin Hotel (2019)
Markimdb: 8
Genrehorror, fantasy, comedy, drama, musical, cartoon, crime
CountryUSA

In attempt to find a non-violent alternative for reducing Hell's overpopulation, the daughter of Lucifer opens a rehabilitation hotel that offers a group of misfit demons a chance at redemption.

House (2004)
Markimdb: 8.7
Genredrama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

Dr. Gregory House, a drug-addicted, unconventional, misanthropic medical genius, leads a team of diagnosticians at the fictional Princeton–Plainsboro Teaching Hospital in New Jersey.

Vinyl (2016)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, music
CountryUSA
Duration00:35

Set in 1970s New York, Vinyl is a ride through the sex- and drug-addled music business at the dawn of punk, disco, and hip-hop. The show is seen through the eyes of a record label president, Richie Finestra, who is trying to save his company and his soul without destroying everyone in his path.

Snowfall (2017)
Markimdb: 8.2
Genredrama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration01:35

Los Angeles. 1983. A storm is coming and it's name is crack. Set against the infancy of the crack cocaine epidemic and its ultimate radical impact on the culture as we know it, the story follows numerous characters on a violent collision course.

Saturday Night Live (1975)
Markimdb: 8
Genrecomedy, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:30

A late-night live television sketch comedy and variety show created by Lorne Michaels. The show's comedy sketches, which parody contemporary culture and politics, are performed by a large and varying cast of repertory and newer cast members. Each episode is hosted by a celebrity guest, who usually delivers an opening monologue and performs in sketches with the cast, and features performances by a musical guest.

El Chapo (2017)
Markimdb: 7.8
Genredrama, crime, biography
CountryUSA
Duration01:06

A look at the life of notorious drug kingpin, El Chapo, from his early days in the 1980s working for the Guadalajara Cartel, to his rise to power of during the '90s and his ultimate downfall in 2016.

Bangkok Hilton (1989)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrethriller, drama
CountryAustralia
Duration04:30

Bangkok Hilton is a three-part Australian mini-series, made in 1989 by Kennedy Miller Productions and directed by Ken Cameron. The title of the mini-series is, in the story, the nickname of a fictional Bangkok prison in which the protagonist is imprisoned, a mordant reference to Hanoi Hilton, the prison known as such used by North Vietnam during the Vietnam War.

Dexter (2006)
Markimdb: 8.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:55

Dexter is an American television drama series. The series centers on Dexter Morgan, a blood spatter pattern analyst for 'Miami Metro Police Department' who also leads a secret life as a serial killer, hunting down criminals who have slipped through the cracks of justice.

Weeds (2005)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:25

Weeds is an American dark comedy-drama series created by Jenji Kohan. The central character is Nancy Botwin, a widowed mother of two boys who begins selling cannabis to support her family after her husband dies suddenly of a heart attack. Over the course of the show, she and her family become increasingly entangled in illegal activities.

Brave New World (2020)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountryUSA

In a utopia whose perfection hinges upon control of monogamy and privacy, members of the collective begin to question the rules, putting their regimented society on a collision course with forbidden love and revolution.

Political Animals (2012)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama
CountryUSA
Duration06:00

Former first lady and current Secretary of State Elaine Barrish Hammond try to keep her family together while simultaneously dealing with crises of the State Department and fending off the hungry DC journalist who is bent on destroying her career.

Aquarius (2015)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, biography
CountryUSA

In the late 1960s, a Los Angeles police sergeant with a complicated personal life starts tracking a small-time criminal and budding cult leader seeking out vulnerable women to join his “cause.” The name of that man is Charles Manson.

The Andromeda Strain (2008)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA
Duration03:00

A U.S. satellite crash-lands near a small town in Utah, unleashing a deadly plague that kills virtually everyone except two survivors, who may provide clues to immunizing the population. As the military attempts to quarantine the area, a team of highly specialized scientists is assembled to find a cure and stop the spread of the alien pathogen, code-named Andromeda.

My So-Called Life (1994)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration15:12

The life of a 15 year-old high school student, whose angst-ridden journey through adolescence, friendship, parents, and life teaches her what it means to grow up.

The Shield (2002)
Markimdb: 8.7
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

The story of an inner-city Los Angeles police precinct where some of the cops aren't above breaking the rules or working against their associates to both keep the streets safe and their self-interests intact.

Miami Vice (1984)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountryUSA
Duration00:43

The story of the Miami Police Department's vice squad and its efforts to end drug trafficking and prostitution, centered on the unlikely partnership of Sonny Crockett and Ricardo Tubbs - who first meet when Tubbs is undercover in a drug cartel.

The Pit (2017)
Markimdb: 7.4
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryTurkey

When a mafia family named Koçovars are in danger of losing control of their neighborhood, “The Pit,” their youngest son must come back home, a place he could never truly escape.

A Young Doctor's Notebook (2012)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom
Duration00:24

A young doctor who has graduated at the top of his class from the Moscow State University of Medicine and Dentistry is thrust out into an isolated and impoverished country side as the village's only doctor. As he learns to adapt to his new lifestyle, he develops a morphine addiction to stay his sanity while realizing what being a doctor in the real world means.




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