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Cocaine Godmother (2017)
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Cocaine Godmother (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: At the age of 17, Griselda Blanco, made her way to the U.S. with a fake passport with her first husband Carlos. Living in Queens with her three sons, Griselda became enticed by the money the drug world offered, and quickly became embroiled with local drug runners. Griselda masterminded the use of beautiful women, the elderly and children as the mules and created false-bottom suitcases to smuggle cocaine from Colombia.
Style: factual, tense, captivating, suspense
Plot: drug smuggling, hidden money, drugs, smuggler, mother, parent child relationship, cocaine, kidnapping, drug dealer, murder, woman, security, arrest, crimes, bandit, drug lord, drug cartel, criminal, gang, drug dealing, historical figure, drug traffic, criminal gang, gang leader, illegal drugs ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: colombia

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out captivating, suspense, tense and realistic films with plots about drugs, crimes, drug dealer, criminal, drug dealing, gang and drug traffic mostly in Crime, Drama and Biography genres. Some movies like Cocaine Godmother: Loving Pablo (2017), Blow (2001), 4 Blocks (2017), Powder and Gold (2015), El Chapo (2017). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
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Loving Pablo (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Spain, Bulgaria
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The film chronicles the rise and fall of the world's most feared drug lord Pablo Escobar and his volatile love affair with Colombia's most famous journalist Virginia Vallejo throughout a reign of terror that tore a country apart.
Style: factual, serious, exciting, rough, brutal
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug cartel, drug lord, cocaine, latinx lead, journalist, drugs, murder, husband wife relationship, assassination, minister, lovers, congress ...
Time: 80s, 90s, year 1984, year 1989, year 1981 ...
Place: colombia, south america, latin america, florida, panama
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Blow (2001)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A boy named George Jung grows up in a struggling family in the 1950's. His mother nags at her husband as he is trying to make a living for the family. It is finally revealed that George's father cannot make a living and the family goes ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, captivating, emotional, depressing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, drug addiction, drug abuse, rise and fall, drug dealing, drug cartel, drug use, gangsters, cocaine, friendship, blind ambition, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 60s, 90s, 50s ...
Place: colombia, california, latin america, usa, mexico ...
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4 Blocks (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Based in Neukölln, Berlin Toni manages the daily business of dealing with the Arabic gangs and ends up wanting to leave his old life behind for his family, but as expected, its never that simple.
Style: suspenseful, tense, atmospheric, suspense
Plot: clan, drugs, brothers, family relations, dishonesty, betrayal, crime boss, crimes, drug dealer, bandit, outlaw gang, drug smuggling ...
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Powder and Gold (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Dominican Republic
Story: The real-life story of a drug cartel leader set to Macbeth.
Style: captivating, suspense, tense
Plot: drugs, drug cartel, drug lord, criminal, drug dealing, drug dealer, drug crime, master criminal, drug smuggler, organized crime, smuggler, illegal drugs ...
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El Chapo (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: 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.
Style: realistic, captivating, based on true events, atmospheric, factual
Plot: drug lord, cartel, fight for supremacy, drug dealing, business, drug cartel, danger, drugs, drug, netflix, crime boss, drug crime ...
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Chouf (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: France
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Chouf: It means “look” in Arabic, but it is also the name of the watchmen in the drug cartels of Marseille. Sofiane is 20. A brilliant student, he comes back to spend his holiday in the Marseille ghetto where he was born. His brother, a dealer, ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: drug trade, drug traffic, drug dealer, teenage gang, street gang, revenge, ghetto, gang violence, revenge killing, death of brother, urban ghetto life, criminal gang ...
Time: 2010s
Place: marseille
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The Snitch Cartel: Origins (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Colombia
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Story: In Cali during the '60s and '70s, two brothers juggle family, romance and the joint pursuit of a burning ambition: to rule Colombia's drug industry.
Style: tense, disturbing, suspense, captivating
Plot: drug cartel, war on drugs, drugs, drug traffic, organized crime, crime boss, drug lord, criminal, partners in crime, drug dealer, criminal gang, master criminal ...
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48%
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Narcos: Mexico (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: See the rise of the Guadalajara Cartel as an American DEA agent learns the danger of targeting narcos in 1980s Mexico.
Style: atmospheric, based on true events, captivating, exciting, intense ...
Plot: drug cartel, marijuana, crimes, corruption, cocaine, drug dealing, business, undercover agent, drug lord, organized crime, crime boss, drug dealer ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, latin america
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47%
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Blinded by the Lights (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An eight-episode story charting seven days from the life of a cocaine dealer whose perfectly organized life begins to sink into chaos while he is forced to make the most important choices in his life.
Style: captivating, entertaining, disturbing, suspense, tense ...
Plot: crimes, danger, crime, cocaine, criminal, drug dealer, drug lord, rivalry, deadly, drug dealing, violence, murder ...
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The Preppie Connection (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Puerto Rico, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A student at a private school uses his connections to establish a drug trafficking network.
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, psychological
Plot: student, prison, jealousy, drug dealing, cocaine, teenager, high school, drug dealer, marijuana, love, murder, crimes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: colombia, usa
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I Was Here (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Estonia, Finland, Taiwan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An adaptation of a book by Sass Henno, I Was Here. First Arrest (Mina olin siin. 1. esimene arrest, 2005), one of the most important Estonian works of literature of recent years. Seventeen-year-old Rass is growing up in an Estonian suburb. In the ...
Style: captivating, psychological
Plot: drug use, drug trade, teenage life, drugs, drug dealing, illegal drugs, social problems, drug traffic, criminal, teenager, social misfits, white trash ...
Place: estonia
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44%
 5.8
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Narco Sub (2021)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A man will become a criminal to save his family. Director: Shawn Welling Writer: Derek H. Potts Stars: Tom Vera, Tom Sizemore, Lee Majors |
Style: suspenseful, tense, exciting, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: drug cartel, cartel, navy, cia, criminal, dea, criminal heroes, drugs, kidnapping, armed forces, sex trafficking, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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Dom (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 60 min.
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Story: A father who never stopped fighting against drugs. A son who never stopped using them. Two sides of the same coin. Victor is a cop who has fought all his life to curb cocaine trafficking. His son is a drug addict who has become one of the most ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, tense, suspense, disturbing
Plot: sex, war on drugs, father son relationship, drug traffic, drugs, cocaine, father son conflict, father son estrangement, relationship problems, estranged father, criminal, family problems ...
Time: 70s, 90s
Place: rio de janeiro, northeast brazil
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41%
 7.6
 202K
Traffic (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico, Germany
Duration: 147 min.
Story: An exploration of the United States of America's war on drugs from multiple perspectives. For the new head of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, the war becomes personal when he discovers his well-educated daughter is abusing cocaine ...
Style: bleak, realistic, tense, thought provoking, clever ...
Plot: drug lord, drug dealer, drug abuse, addiction, war on drugs, marijuana, drug cartel, organized crime, interracial sex, drug dealing, drug addiction, profanity ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
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Los Traficantes (2012)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 82 min.
Story: While serving a 33-year sentence, a spiritual awakening led drug lord Esteban Mendoza Cruz to form a church in Mexico's most corrupt prison. With a congregation of more than 600, Cruz sows hope both among inmates and in the community at large.
Style: suspense, captivating, disturbing
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Speed Kills (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Duration: 102 min.
Story: Speedboat racing champion and multimillionaire Ben Aronoff leads a double life that lands him in trouble with the law and drug lords.
Style: based on true events, captivating, tense, cynical, suspense
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Mama Weed (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Patience Portefeux is a French-Arabic police translator, specialized in phone tappings for the anti-narcotics unit. The job is tough and low-paid, but the commander is charming... One day, whilst listening to wanted drug dealers, she discovers one ...
Style: exciting, humorous, captivating, disturbing
Plot: drug dealing, drug dealer, police dog, money laundering, police, drugs, street gang, lifestyle, marijuana, drug lord, crimes, double life ...
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 6.8
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Chiko (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, Italy
Duration: 92 min.
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Style: serious, captivating, tense, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealer, gang, immigrants, cocaine, friendship, crimes, ambition, rivalry, smuggling, murder, marijuana, betrayal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
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Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Colombia, Mexico
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Story: The true story of Colombia's infamously violent and powerful drug cartels.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, captivating, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug cartel, gangsters, drug dealing, drug dealer, master criminal, smuggling, cartel, rise to the top, crimes, illegal drugs, criminal heroes, politics ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s, 70s
Place: colombia, latin america, mexico, panama, chile ...
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Women of Mafia (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Poland
Duration: 138 min.
Story: A former police officer goes under cover in the mafia.
Style: tense, talky, serious, realistic, captivating ...
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American Gangster (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 157 min.
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Style: tense, serious, harsh, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s, 1990s ...
Place: new york, usa, harlem, bronx new york city, new jersey ...
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35%
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Black Mass (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The true story of Whitey Bulger, the brother of a state senator and the most infamous violent criminal in the history of South Boston, who became an FBI informant to take down a Mafia family invading his turf.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, captivating, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, year 1982, year 1975 ...
Place: boston, usa, massachusetts, miami, santa monica california ...
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Dogwashers (2020)
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Duration: 107 min.
Story: When a narco past his prime refuses to pay a debt to an upstart, only a secret stash of money can save his men. But guess what the gardener just found?
Style: satirical, entertaining, humorous, captivating
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Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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Style: suspense, tense, realistic, based on true events, factual ...
Plot: money laundering, drug lord, drug cartel, undercover, federal agent, death, fear, investigation, secret agents, drug addiction, addiction, crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1985, 70s
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⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
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Scarface (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
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Style: exciting, serious, rough, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
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Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
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Duration: 139 min.
Story: Busan, South Korea, 1970s. Lee Doo-sam is a small-time smuggler. After helping a drug gang to smuggle meth, he falls into the dark crime world. Quick-witted and full of ambition, he eventually takes over the drug underworld and starts to lead a ...
Style: captivating, suspense, tense, psychological
Plot: drug dealer, drug lord, political corruption, drug abuse, yakuza, police corruption, drug traffic, drugs, political intrigue, danger, drug crime, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 70s
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32%
 8.7
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Goodfellas (1990)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 146 min.
Story: The true story of Henry Hill, a half-Irish, half-Sicilian Brooklyn kid who is adopted by neighbourhood gangsters at an early age and climbs the ranks of a Mafia family under the guidance of Jimmy Conway.
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, suspense, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
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Time: 50s, 70s, 20th century, 60s, year 1979 ...
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31%
 4.5
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Sinatra Club (2010)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Brutal and celebrated Mafia gangster John Gotti (Danny Nucci) schemes, shoves and murders his way to the top of that world in this gritty biography told from the perspective of Salvatore Polisi (Jason Gedrick), who owns the Sinatra Club, where ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, tense, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
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31%
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Lansky (2021)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When the aging Meyer Lansky is investigated one last time by the Feds who suspect he has stashed away millions of dollars over half a century, the retired gangster spins a dizzying tale, revealing the untold truth about his life as the notorious ...
Style: tense, disturbing, captivating
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 5.9
 3K
Yardie (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Jamaica, 1973. When a young boy witnesses his brother’s assassination, a powerful Don gives him a home. But 10 years later, when he’s sent to London, his past catches up to him.
Style: tense, realistic, captivating, suspense
Plot: organized crime, murder, father daughter relationship, shot to death, car chase, danger, couples, family relations, crimes, romance, rastafarian, gang war ...
Time: 70s, 80s, year 1983, 20th century, year 1973
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⇓ similarity ⇓
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