Movies like Loving Pablo

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Loving Pablo (2017)
 6.3
 15K
Loving Pablo (2017)
Genre: Action, 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, journalist, latinx lead, murder, assassination, husband wife relationship, drugs, minister, lover, prison, congress, drug dealing, drug traffic, drug smuggling, fighting crime, drug bust, war on drugs, power struggle, fight for supremacy, escaped prisoner, love, dog, horse ...
Time: 80s, 1990s, year 1993, year 1982, year 1989, year 1984, year 1981 ...
Place: colombia, latin america, south america, florida, panama

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The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out realistic, rough, serious and suspenseful films with plots about drugs, crime, murder, crimes, violence, drug dealing and drug lord mostly in Crime, Drama and Action genres. Some movies like Loving Pablo: American Made (2017), Blow (2001), Scarface (1983), The Counselor (2013), Narcos (2015). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
 7.1
 135K
American Made (2017)
Genre: Action, Biography, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Japan, Colombia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The true story of pilot Barry Seal, who transported contraband for the CIA and the Medellin cartel in the 1980s.
Style: factual, emotional, humorous, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: drug trafficking, pilot, cia, cocaine, illegal drugs, smuggler, money, drug dealer, fbi, rise and fall, husband wife relationship, arrested ...
Time: year 1980, year 1978, year 1984, 20th century, year 1985 ...
Place: colombia, latin america, panama, central america, louisiana ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
 7.6
 222K
Blow (2001)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
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: atmospheric, serious, captivating, emotional, touching ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, rise and fall, drug dealing, cocaine, drug abuse, gangsters, friendship, drug use, drug addiction, organized crime, criminal heroes, war on drugs ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 70s, 90s, 80s ...
Place: california, latin america, colombia, mexico, usa ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 8.3
 654K
Scarface (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: After getting a green card in exchange for assassinating a Cuban government official, Tony Montana stakes a claim on the drug trade in Miami. Viciously murdering anyone who stands in his way, Tony eventually becomes the biggest drug lord in the ...
Style: serious, exciting, rough, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, gunfight, drug dealing, cocaine, rise and fall, gangsters, organized crime, criminal heroes, drug abuse, mafia, mob boss, ambition ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: miami, cuba, usa, bolivia, colombia
⇓ similarity ⇓
57%
 5.3
 91K
The Counselor (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: A lawyer finds himself in far over his head when he attempts to get involved in drug trafficking.
Style: talky, serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cocaine, femme fatale, nihilism, crime gone awry, life turned upside down, crime, drug dealing, nothing goes right, drug traffic, criminal heroes, danger, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, usa, texas, arizona, chicago illinois
⇓ similarity ⇓
51%
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 8.8
 298K
Narcos (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Colombia, USA
Duration: 49 min.
Story: The true story of Colombia's infamously violent and powerful drug cartels.
Style: serious, realistic, rough, captivating, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug cartel, drug dealing, smuggling, gangsters, master criminal, crimes, rise to the top, criminal heroes, drug dealer, politics, blind ambition, crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: colombia, latin america, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
Triple Frontier (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Struggling to make ends meet, former special ops soldiers reunite for a high-stakes heist: stealing $75 million from a South American drug lord.
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, disturbing, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug cartel, greed, violence, murder, ex soldier, drug lord, crimes, life is a bitch, father daughter relationship, escapades, friendship, survival ...
Place: brazil, usa, colombia, peru, andes mountains ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
The Infiltrator (2016)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A U.S Customs official uncovers a massive money laundering scheme involving Pablo Escobar.
Style: suspense, tense, based on true events, realistic, based on memoir ...
Plot: drug lord, drug cartel, undercover, husband wife relationship, money, death, money laundering, fear, investigation, drugs, secret agents, moral ambiguity ...
Time: 20th century, year 1985
Place: latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
47%
 6.1
 42K
A Man Apart (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When Vetter's wife is killed in a botched hit organized by Diablo, he seeks revenge against those responsible. But in the process, Vetter and Hicks have to fight their way up the chain to get to Diablo but it's easier said than done when ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, crimes, tough law enforcer, cocaine, vigilantism, organized crime, fighting crime, danger, crime, tough heroes, tragic hero, revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, usa, latin america, california, los angeles ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Clear and Present Danger (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 141 min.
Story: CIA Analyst Jack Ryan is drawn into an illegal war fought by the US government against a Colombian drug cartel.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, cia, mercenary, conspiracy, sniper, politics, helicopter, president, espionage, assassination, rescue, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: colombia, usa, washington d.c., venezuela, panama ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Band of the Hand (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: An Indian Vietnam veteran trains five street punks in the Everglades to fight vice in Miami.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: gang, bikini, drug addict, wilderness, gangsters, survival, juvenile delinquency, kids in trouble, vigilantism, society, rivalry, teenage life ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami, usa, florida, new jersey
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
Brawl in Cell Block 99 (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 132 min.
Story: After working as a drug courier and getting into a brutal shootout with police, a former boxer finds himself at the mercy of his enemies as they force him to instigate violent acts that turn the prison he resides in into a battleground.
Style: rough, suspense, exciting, tense, psychological
Plot: prison, violence, interrogation, murder, revenge, fight, prisoner, prison guard, maximum security prison, torture chamber, police shootout, drugs ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Rise of the Footsoldier (2007)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Rise of the Footsoldier follows the inexorable rise of Carlton Leach from one of the most feared generals of the football terraces to becoming a member of a notorious gang of criminals who rampaged their way through London and Essex in the late ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, captivating, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soccer, axe, drug abuse, gang war, dishonesty, social decay, deadly, addiction, gang, rave, loser, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: london, england, europe
⇓ similarity ⇓
41%
 7.0
 8K
Drug War (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: China, Hong Kong
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The taciturn police commander Zhang leads an undercover drugs team and in his continuous battle against the ubiquitous drug barons, takes up arms against his arch enemy, Timmy Choi. When he gets hold of Choi, he makes a deal with him: in exchange ...
Style: serious, rough, tense, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mole, drug cartel, drug dealing, working undercover, criminal heroes, betrayal, whistleblower, law enforcement, crimes, recruit, undercover, dishonesty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
 6.7
 16K
Easy Money (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Denmark, France
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A three-tiered story centered around drugs and organized crime, and focused on a young man who becomes a runner for a coke dealer.
Style: psychological, rough, realistic, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cocaine, drug lord, taxi driver, who to trust, partners in crime, latinos, drugs/alcohol, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes, dishonor among criminals, crimes, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, europe, stockholm sweden
⇓ similarity ⇓
40%
The Story of a Latino Godfather (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: In the streets of East Los Angeles, Manny is a formidable drug dealer. Impressed by his extravagant lifestyle and prowess, his young son, Kilo, yearns to follow in his footsteps. Kilo resolves to learn how to prosper in the drug world, and his new ...
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, juvenile delinquency, police corruption, life is a bitch, criminal heroes, crime, gangsters, parents and children, crimes, working undercover, urban ghetto, drug abuse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, usa, los angeles, mexico
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
 5.7
 590
Rage of Honor (1987)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Argentina, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A Japanese cop, Shiro, and his partner Ray are after a bunch of drug dealers. But they are betrayed by an insider and Ray is killed. Shiro follows the murderer, a sadistic drug lord, up to Singapore.
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, drug lord, crimes, drug dealing, danger, rivalry, undercover, vengeance, betrayal, deadly, law enforcement, partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: singapore, asia
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
 7.6
 185K
Traffic (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, 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: realistic, tense, bleak, clever, rough ...
Plot: drug lord, addiction, drug abuse, corruption, police corruption, surveillance, heroin, marijuana, organized crime, arrest, threat, escape ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, mexico, latin america, ohio, california ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
 7.3
 151K
Layer Cake (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a seemingly straight-forward drug deal goes awry, XXXX has to break his die-hard rules and turn up the heat, not only to outwit the old regime and come out on top, but to save his own skin...
Style: stylized, realistic, rough, bleak, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cocaine, drug lord, drug dealing, organized crime, betrayal, greed, violence, murder, hitman, neo noir, attempted murder, one last job ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 90s, 20th century, 1960s ...
Place: england, london, europe, netherlands, zurich switzerland
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
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 7.1
 108K
Bronson (2008)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Cayman Islands
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A young man who was sentenced to 7 years in prison for robbing a post office ends up spending 30 years in solitary confinement. During this time, his own personality is supplanted by his alter ego, Charles Bronson.
Style: surreal, realistic, rough, serious, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prison life, social misfits, society, robbery, crime, human nature, criminal heroes, confined, crimes, violence spree, loneliness ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century, year 1974
Place: england, europe, london
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
Death Wish 4: The Crackdown (1987)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: After the death of his girlfriend's daughter from a drug overdose, Paul Kersey (Charles Bronson) takes on the local drug cartel.
Style: exciting, rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vigilantism, vengeance, gang, deadly, gory, drug dealing, danger, tough heroes, lone wolves, crime, crimes, violence spree ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.5
 111K
Contraband (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When his brother-in-law runs afoul of a drug lord, family man Chris Farraday turns to a skill he abandoned long ago – smuggling – to repay the debt. But the job goes wrong, and Farraday finds himself wanted by cops, crooks and killers alike.
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, suspenseful, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, gunfight, dishonesty, criminal heroes, crimes, smuggling, crime, lone hero, danger, betrayal, robbery, ex convict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, new orleans, boston
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Out of Bounds (1986)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Farm boy Daryl Cage's parents ship him off to the big city to live with his brother, hoping he will have a better life there. After a baggage mixup at the airport, Daryl finds himself in possession of a drug cache, which a ruthless drug dealer ...
Style: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, murder, airport, frame up, bus, heroin, police, deadly, dishonesty, teenage life, law enforcement, disorder ...
Time: 80s
Place: iowa, usa, new orleans, los angeles, venice beach california
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
Maria Full of Grace (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Colombia, Ecuador, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A pregnant Colombian teenager becomes a drug mule to make some desperately needed money for her family.
Style: realistic, tense, emotional, sentimental, gloomy ...
Plot: drug dealing, illegal immigration, airplane, immigrants, drug smuggling, smuggling, friendship, society, life changing experience, social problems, the underworld, unsupportive parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, new york, usa, latin america, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
34%
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 7.8
 7K
El Narco (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Benjamin Garcia, Benny is deported from the United States. Back home and against a bleak picture, Benny gets involved in the drug business, in which he has for the first time in his life, a spectacular rise surrounded by money, women, violence and ...
Style: humorous, rough, dark humor, cynical, semi serious ...
Plot: drug cartel, gang war, drug dealing, politics, violence, death, mafia, small town, blood splatter, organized crime, drug lord, bribery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
Dum Maaro Dum (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 128 min.
Story: ACP Vishnu is sent on a mission to investigate and clean the underbelly of Goa. During his investigation, he uncovers a huge racket and discovers the involvement of various politicians.
Style: exciting, tense, sexy, rough, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, rave party, drug bust, crime, drugs/alcohol, group of strangers, gangsters, couples, corrupt cop, shot to death, cemetery, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, goa india
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
With Blood on My Hands: Pusher II (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Denmark, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tony (Mads Mikkelsen) is released from prison - again. This time he has his mind set on changing his broken down life, but that is easier said than done
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: debt, drug dealing, friends, buddies, going straight, partners, vengeance, gang, rivalry, criminal heroes, parents and children, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary
Place: copenhagen, copenhagen denmark, denmark
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
 7.2
 8K
Stander (2003)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Canada, Germany, South Africa, UK
Duration: 116 min.
Story: The life and career of Andre Stander, a South African police officer turned bank robber.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, protest, bank robber, crime, police corruption, fighting the system, chases and races, violence spree, anti heroes, on the run, rebellion, racism ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: south africa, africa, texas, new jersey, ireland
⇓ similarity ⇓
29%
No Code of Conduct (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A cop (Charlie Sheen), his partner (Dacascos), and his father (Martin Sheen) uncover a plot by city elders to smuggle drugs from Mexico into Phoenix, Arizona.
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, car chase, law enforcement, partners, dishonesty, parents and children, crime, police detective, police investigation, drug dealing, undercover, police corruption ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
The Last of the Finest (1990)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An elite group of vice cops are fired from the L.A.P.D. for being over-zealous in their war against drugs. It is immediately apparent that some of their superiors are involved in the drug ring. Banded together, four of the banned cops (which quickly ...
Style: rough, serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, police shootout, drug dealer, beretta, master criminal, political corruption, fighting crime, deadly, vengeance, dishonesty, partners, law enforcement ...
Time: 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
American Gangster (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Following the death of his employer and mentor, Bumpy Johnson, Frank Lucas establishes himself as the number one importer of heroin in the Harlem district of Manhattan. He does so by buying heroin directly from the source in South East Asia and he ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, gangsters, police corruption, heroin, organized crime, smuggling, rise and fall, mob boss, mafia, ambition, criminal heroes, society ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s, 1990s ...
Place: new york, harlem, usa, bronx new york city, new jersey ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
28%
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