A chronicled look at the criminal exploits of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar, as well as the many other drug kingpins who plagued the country through the years.
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Series cast summary:
Pedro Pascal ...  Javier Peña 30 episodes, 2015-2017
Wagner Moura ...  Pablo Escobar 20 episodes, 2015-2016
Boyd Holbrook ...  Steve Murphy 20 episodes, 2015-2016
Alberto Ammann ...  Pacho Herrera 20 episodes, 2015-2017
Paulina Gaitan ...  Tata Escobar 19 episodes, 2015-2016
Juan Murcia Juan Murcia ...  Juan Pablo Escobar 19 episodes, 2015-2016
Jorge Monterrosa ...  Trujillo 18 episodes, 2015-2017
Damián Alcázar ...  Gilberto Rodríguez Orejuela / ... 17 episodes, 2016-2017
Francisco Denis ...  Miguel Rodríguez Orejuela / ... 17 episodes, 2016-2017
Raúl Méndez ...  César Gaviria 17 episodes, 2015-2016
Juan Sebastián Calero ...  Navegante 17 episodes, 2015-2017
Paulina García ...  Hermilda Gaviria 15 episodes, 2015-2016
Diego Cataño ...  La Quica 15 episodes, 2015-2016
Brett Cullen ...  Arthur Crosby 15 episodes, 2016-2017
Julián Díaz Julián Díaz ...  Blackie / ... 15 episodes, 2015-2016
Joanna Christie ...  Connie Murphy 14 episodes, 2015-2016
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Narcos tells the true-life story of the growth and spread of cocaine drug cartels across the globe and attendant efforts of law enforcement to meet them head on in brutal, bloody conflict. It centers around the notorious Colombian cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar (Wagner Moura) and Steve Murphy (Holbrook), a DEA agent sent to Colombia on a U.S. mission to capture him and ultimately kill him. Written by Soumik Ghosh

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The route of all evil. See more »


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Colombia | USA

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English | Spanish

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28 August 2015 (USA) See more »

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Bogotá, Colombia See more »

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In Spanish, the term "narco" is an abbreviation of the word "narcotraficante" which means drug trafficker. See more »

Goofs

In several of the airport cut scenes showing aircraft taxiing, the aircraft shown are a Boeing 737-800 and a Boeing 767-300ER. Both these aircraft have winglets on the end of their wings. The first flight of a Boeing 737 model that was fitted with winglets happened in November 2002. The first Boeing 767 model that flew with winglets didn't happen until 2009. In another scene, an Airbus A340 is seen landing. This aircraft first flew in 1991. See more »

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31 August 2015 | by paul_marstonSee all my reviews

There are very few series that deserve to be considered great. This could well be up there.

It's based on the true story of Pablo Escobar. I don't know how accurate it really is, but at the very least it FEELS 100% accurate.

The series hasn't gone down the English with columbian accents route, they have used Spanish with subtitles. For me it just adds to the authenticity of the series! Pablo's part is played effortlessly by the Brazillian actor Wagner Moura. He seems born to play the part! It has gone down the scorsese / goodfellas narrative approach. So if you don't like that style, you will be disappointed! If you are looking for a well researched authentic look into the life and deeds of the most notorious of the columbian drug lords - THIS IS IT! HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! (It get's a 9 because NO series can ever be perfect!)


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