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El Rey (2004)

El rey (original title)
Cali, Colombia, 1970s. The fictional story of Pedro Rey, the first drug trafficker and drug lord.

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(as José Antonio Dorado)
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Credited cast:
Fernando Solórzano ... Pedro Rey, "El Rey"
... Blanca Rey
... El Pollo
... Harry
... Laura Arizmendi
Raúl Aranda ... François Morel
Diego Vélez ... Maluco
Elkin Díaz ... Camarada
Juan Sebastián Aragón ... Lieutenant Pulgarín
Gilberto Ramirez ... José
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Alexandra Andrade ... Monja
Halaix Barbosa ... El Loco
Jimmy Boogaloo ... Prentador Grill
Gregorio Dorado ... Cliente
Fernell Franco ... Fotógrafo
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Cali, Colombia, 1970s. The fictional story of Pedro Rey, the first drug trafficker and drug lord.

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He gave an insatiable world more than it could handle.

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Filmmakers spent around seven years looking for 1970's look-alike locations in Cali, Colombia. It took this long, because the city hadn't preserved many of its old buildings. See more »

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The license plate of the old jeep is not the kind used in late '60s early '70s, the one shown is white number on black background, the ones at the time were blue on yellow. See more »

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The Pioneer of drug dealing!!
21 January 2007 | by See all my reviews

The movie tells about the drug smuggling Pioneer "Pedro Rey". He was the person who preceded Pablo Escobar as Colombia's main cocaine dealer in the early 1970's. The movie is produced and filmed in Cali (Colombia).

The movie mainly tells how Pedro Rey became the most famous cocaine dealer in Colombia and how he made it possible to handle in overseas drugs dealing.

The film exposes how the drug money can corrupt politicians, police forces and his own family. The movie was well acted and the characters very real.

Personally I found it a great movie, because it had a great truth level.

Bruno


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