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El Chapo 

TV-MA | | Crime, Drama | TV Series (2017– )
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A look at the life of notorious drug kingpin, El Chapo, from his early days in the 1980s working for the Guadalajara Cartel, to his rise to power of during the '90s and his ultimate downfall in 2016.
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2018   2017  
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Marco de la O ...  Joaquín 'El Chapo' Guzmán 34 episodes, 2017-2018
Humberto Busto ...  Conrado Higuera Sol 'Don Sol' 32 episodes, 2017-2018
Diego Vásquez Diego Vásquez ...  Ismael Zambrano 'Don Ismael' 27 episodes, 2017-2018
Juan Carlos Cruz Juan Carlos Cruz ...  El Bravo 19 episodes, 2017-2018
Alejandro Aguilar Alejandro Aguilar ...  Toño 18 episodes, 2017
Héctor Holten ...  President Carlos Salinas de Gortari 17 episodes, 2017-2018
Laura Osma ...  Elba Coronado 17 episodes, 2017-2018
Iván Aragón Iván Aragón ...  Quino 17 episodes, 2017-2018
Wilmer Cadavid Wilmer Cadavid ...  Dámaso Jiménez Gálvez 16 episodes, 2017-2018
David Ojalvo ...  Richard Smith 15 episodes, 2017-2018
Paco Rueda Paco Rueda ...  Licenciado Alberto Lora 15 episodes, 2017-2018
Juan Pablo de Santiago ...  Franco 14 episodes, 2017-2018
Juan Feldman ...  Héctor Luis Palma Salazar in English 14 episodes, 2017-2018
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A look at the life of notorious drug kingpin, El Chapo, from his early days in the 1980s working for the Guadalajara Cartel, to his rise to power of during the '90s and his ultimate downfall in 2016.

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Joaquín Guzmán Loera is a Mexican drug lord who headed the Sinaloa Cartel, a criminal organization named after the Mexican Pacific coast state of Sinaloa where it was formed. Known as "El Chapo" he was considered the "most powerful drug trafficker in the world" by the United States Department of the Treasury. See more »

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Referenced in Luke Cage: On and On (2018) See more »

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Underrated but surprisingly good!!
14 April 2019 | by borgolariciSee all my reviews

I watched it after Narcos, like most people apparently did, and i was caught by surprised by how actually good this show is!! The acting is good, the pacing is good, the plot is good. It's more realistical than Narcos (comparatively speaking), way more gritty and less glamour. The first 2 seasons are especially good ( El Cano is a very good villain). Don Sol's storyline gets a little trite in season 3 but i absolutely recommend this show!


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23 April 2017 (USA) See more »

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