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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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Colombia | USA

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English | Spanish

Release Date:

28 August 2015 (USA) See more »

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Bogotá, Colombia See more »

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Dolby Digital

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Wagner Moura sees Narcos (2015) as his official entrance in the international film industry, because Elysium (2013) seemed more like an experience, since his character didn't have a big relevance. When it comes to Brazilians in Hollywood, Wagner feels inspired by Rodrigo Santoro, but has much more identification with the actor and singer Gustavo Goulart. See more »

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Many of the weapons carried by the Colombian forces throughout the series are seen with the 'Picatinny Rail' system in place of the carrying handles on their M-16s/M-4s. This series is set in the 1980s and the Picatinny Rail system was not adopted by US forces until the mid 90s. See more »

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How to do Television right.
28 August 2015 | by winickj-797-80915See all my reviews

Since movies have become nothing but shoot-em-ups and comic books television has emerged as the way to get great drama to adults.

Narcos is a tale that everyone knows today, but the storytelling of this series is done with great visuals, interesting casting and a storytelling format which I love.

Using the protagonist as the voice over narrator gives this series the feel of Goodfellas or Casino (two of my favourite movies by the way).

Its extremely watchable and kept my attention the whole time. The scene with Pablo Escobar on the bridge was stunning.

A worthwhile watch, if you have interests in things other than comic books.


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