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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7 January 1990 (USA)  »

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A Guerra das Drogas  »

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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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It is an excellent movie with true plot
22 February 2001 | by (usa) – See all my reviews

I have seen this mini series. I really liked because it portrayed very much realistically the characters, scenes, language, and real life. I used to live on the border with Mexico for many years and the movie shows exactly what the real life is....I been looking for this movie to buy it but i cant seem to get a hold of it...If any one knows where i can get it please e-mail me i really appreciate the info....


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