Most Popular "Drug Cartel" Titles
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1. Breaking Bad (2008–2013)
TV-14 | 49 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A high school chemistry teacher diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer turns to manufacturing and selling methamphetamine in order to secure his family's financial future.
2. Power (I) (2014– )
TV-MA | 50 min | Crime, Drama
James "Ghost" St. Patrick, a wealthy New York night club owner who has it all, catering for the city's elite and dreaming big, lives a double life as a drug kingpin.
3. Sicario (2015)
R | 121 min | Action, Crime, Drama
An idealistic FBI agent is enlisted by a government task force to aid in the escalating war against drugs at the border area between the U.S. and Mexico.
Votes: 191,907 | Gross: $46.88M
4. Scarface (1983)
R | 170 min | Crime, Drama
In Miami in 1980, a determined Cuban immigrant takes over a drug cartel and succumbs to greed.
Votes: 534,741 | Gross: $44.70M
5. Inherent Vice (2014)
R | 148 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
In 1970, drug-fueled Los Angeles private investigator Larry "Doc" Sportello investigates the disappearance of a former girlfriend.
Votes: 61,360 | Gross: $8.09M
6. In the Valley of Elah (2007)
R | 121 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A retired military investigator works with a police detective to uncover the truth behind his son's disappearance following his return from a tour of duty in Iraq.
Votes: 59,938 | Gross: $6.78M
8. Blow (2001)
R | 124 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The story of George Jung, the man who established the American cocaine market in the 1970s.
Votes: 197,469 | Gross: $52.94M
9. 600 Miles (2015)
R | 85 min | Drama, Thriller
Arnulfo Rubio smuggles weapons for a deadly Mexican cartel. ATF agent Hank Harris attempts to apprehend him, but gets kidnapped by Rubio, instead. Rubio takes him to his bosses, but during the 600-miles-long drive, they slowly befriend.
10. Savages (2012)
R | 131 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Pot growers Ben and Chon face off against the Mexican drug cartel who kidnapped their shared girlfriend.
Votes: 104,033 | Gross: $47.31M
11. Sabotage (2014)
R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Members of an elite DEA task force find themselves being taken down one by one after they rob a drug cartel safe house.
Votes: 47,191 | Gross: $10.50M
12. Hot Pursuit (2015)
PG-13 | 87 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
An uptight and by-the-book cop tries to protect the outgoing widow of a drug boss as they race through Texas pursued by crooked cops and murderous gunmen.
Votes: 34,475 | Gross: $34.51M
13. Traffic (2000)
R | 147 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A conservative judge is appointed by the President to spearhead America's escalating war against drugs, only to discover that his teenage daughter is a crack addict. Two DEA agents protect an informant. A jailed drug baron's wife attempts to carry on the family business.
Votes: 170,295 | Gross: $124.11M
14. Clear and Present Danger (1994)
PG-13 | 141 min | Action, Crime, Drama
CIA Analyst Jack Ryan is drawn into an illegal war fought by the US government against a Colombian drug cartel.
Votes: 69,394 | Gross: $122.01M
15. Cartel Land (2015)
R | 100 min | Documentary, Action, Drama
A physician in Michoacán, Mexico leads a citizen uprising against the drug cartel that has wreaked havoc on the region for years. Across the U.S. border, a veteran heads a paramilitary ... See full summary »
Votes: 10,553 | Gross: $0.70M
16. Machete Kills (2013)
R | 107 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
The U.S. government recruits Machete to battle his way through Mexico in order to take down an arms dealer who looks to launch a weapon into space.
Votes: 59,000 | Gross: $7.27M
17. 2 Guns (2013)
R | 109 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Two hardened criminals get into trouble with the US border patrol after meeting with a Mexican drug lord, and then revelations start to unfold.
Votes: 156,264 | Gross: $75.57M
18. Snitch (I) (2013)
PG-13 | 112 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A father goes undercover for the DEA in order to free his son who was imprisoned after being set up in drug deal.
Votes: 64,424 | Gross: $42.92M
19. Act of Valor (2012)
R | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
An elite team of Navy SEALs embark on a covert mission to recover a kidnapped CIA agent.
Votes: 57,812 | Gross: $70.01M
21. Licence to Kill (1989)
PG-13 | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
James Bond goes rogue and sets off to unleash vengeance on a drug lord who tortured his best friend, a C.I.A. agent, and left him for dead and murdered his bride after he helped capture him.
Votes: 73,721 | Gross: $34.67M
22. Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003)
R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Hitman "El Mariachi" becomes involved in international espionage involving a psychotic CIA agent and a corrupt Mexican general.
Votes: 129,701 | Gross: $55.85M
23. Get Shorty (1995)
R | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
A mobster travels to Hollywood to collect a debt and discovers that the movie business is much the same as his current job.
Votes: 62,810 | Gross: $72.08M
25. Escobar: Paradise Lost (2014)
R | 120 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
In Colombia, a young surfer meets the woman of his dreams - and then he meets her uncle, Pablo Escobar.
Votes: 13,487 | Gross: $0.11M
26. Colombiana (2011)
PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A young woman, after witnessing her parents' murder as a child in Bogota, grows up to be a stone-cold assassin.
Votes: 76,239 | Gross: $36.67M
27. Crocodile Dundee II (1988)
PG | 108 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
Australian outback expert protects his New York love from gangsters who've followed her down under.
Votes: 43,987 | Gross: $109.31M
28. Toy Soldiers (1991)
R | 111 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
When terrorists seize control of a boarding school, a group of troublemaking boys decide to resist them.
Votes: 16,135 | Gross: $15.07M
29. A Man Apart (2003)
R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A man known as Diablo emerges to head a drug cartel after the previous leader is imprisoned.
Votes: 38,227 | Gross: $26.18M
30. Year of the Dragon (1985)
R | 134 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A police detective cracks down on organized crime in Chinatown after the murders of Triad and Mafia leaders.
Votes: 10,514 | Gross: $18.70M
31. Close Range (2015)
80 min | Action, Crime
A rogue soldier turned outlaw is thrust into a relentless fight with a corrupt sheriff, his obedient deputies, and a dangerous drug cartel in order to protect his sister and her young daughter.
32. Red Heat (1988)
R | 104 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A tough Russian policeman is forced to partner up with a cocky Chicago police detective when he is sent to Chicago to apprehend a Georgian drug lord who killed his partner and fled the country.
Votes: 49,710 | Gross: $34.99M
33. Collateral Damage (2002)
R | 108 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
After his family is killed by a terrorist act, a firefighter goes in search of the one responsible.
Votes: 61,259 | Gross: $40.05M
34. Maria Full of Grace (2004)
R | 101 min | Crime, Drama
A pregnant Colombian teenager becomes a drug mule to make some desperately needed money for her family.
Votes: 30,430 | Gross: $6.52M
35. Black Lagoon (2006– )
TV-MA | 25 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
A Japanese businessman, captured by modern-day pirates, is written off and left for dead by his company. Tired of the corporate life, he opts to stick with the mercenaries that kidnapped him, becoming part of their gang.
36. Delta Force 2: The Colombian Connection (1990)
R | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
When DEA agents are taken captive by a ruthless South American kingpin, the Delta Force is reunited to rescue them in this sequel to the 1986 film.
Votes: 5,033 | Gross: $6.70M
37. Assassination Games (2011)
R | 101 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Two assassins agree to work together as one tries to avenge his wife and the other collect a reward for a job.
38. The Business (2005)
R | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Frankie decides he's had enough with his life as a street thug living on a South London estate, and jets off to spain where he meets big time businessman Charlie, who's currently running ... See full summary »
39. Cocaine Cowboys (2006)
R | 118 min | Documentary, Crime
In the 1980s, ruthless Colombian cocaine barons invaded Miami with a brand of violence unseen in this country since Prohibition-era Chicago - and it put the city on the map. "Cocaine ... See full summary »
Votes: 10,426 | Gross: $0.15M
40. Death Wish 4: The Crackdown (1987)
R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Architect/vigilante Paul Kersey takes on the members of a vicious Los Angeles drug cartel to stop the flow of drugs after his girlfriend's daughter dies from an overdose.
Votes: 6,035 | Gross: $6.88M
41. Fire Birds (1990)
PG-13 | 85 min | Action, Adventure
The U.S. Government is willing to help any country that requires help in ridding themselves of drugs with support from the Army. Unfortunately, the drug cartels have countered that offer by... See full summary »
Votes: 4,756 | Gross: $14.76M
42. Grand Theft Auto 3 (2001 Video Game)
M | Action, Comedy, Crime
A young bank robber escapes from police custody and works his way up through the mafia ladder of crime-ridden Liberty City, USA.
43. Miss Bala (2011)
R | 113 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
After entering a beauty contest in Tijuana, a young woman witnesses drug-related murders and is forced to do the gang's bidding.
44. Band of the Hand (1986)
R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Drama
In an attempt of resocialisation, five hopeless juvenile criminals are sent away from prison into the Everglades for a survival training under the Indian Joe. When this is successful, they ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,055 | Gross: $4.87M
45. Drug War (2012)
R | 107 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A drug cartel boss who is arrested in a raid is coerced into betraying his former accomplices as part of an undercover operation.
Votes: 7,065 | Gross: $0.13M
48. Rosario Tijeras (2005)
R | 126 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Medellín, 1989. Antonio brings Rosario to the hospital; she's shot, bleeding badly. Flashbacks, mixed with Antonio's wait at the hospital during her surgery, tell the story: Antonio and ... See full summary »
49. Redeemer (2014)
88 min | Action, Crime
A former hit-man for a drug cartel becomes a vigilante to pay for his sins and find redemption.
50. Heli (2013)
Not Rated | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Heli must try and protect his young family when his 12-year-old sister inadvertently involves them in the brutal drug world. He must battle against the drug cartel that have been angered as well as the corrupt police force.