Drug Wars: The Camarena Story (1990)

TV Mini-Series  |  PG-13  |   |  Crime, Drama
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Fact-based story of undercover DEA agent Enrique "Kiki" Camarena who, while stationed in Guadalajara, uncovered a massive marijuana operation in Northern Mexico that led to his death and a ... See full summary »

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 Marianna Morello (1 episode, 1990)
Ruben Amavizca ...
 Mexican Army Officer (1 episode, 1990)
Ronald Fox
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 FBI Agent (1 episode, 1990)
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Fact-based story of undercover DEA agent Enrique "Kiki" Camarena who, while stationed in Guadalajara, uncovered a massive marijuana operation in Northern Mexico that led to his death and a remarkable investigation of corruption within the Mexican government. Written by John Sacksteder <jsackste@bellsouth.net>

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His Death Ignited A War America Can't Win.

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Rated PG-13 for violence and drug content | See all certifications »
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Film debut of Ethan Embry (as Ethan Randall). See more »

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Followed by Drug Wars: The Cocaine Cartel (1992) See more »

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The complete affect of how drugs affect our lives.
24 December 2003 | by (McAllen, Texas) – See all my reviews

Living so close to the border of Mexico, I saw that this film did an excellent job in demonstrating how corrupt the Mexican government really is. I highly recommend this film and really wish the full mini series would be released. It is very educational for today's youth.


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