Drug traffic movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant drug traffic movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense and rough films and TV shows about / with drug traffic, crimes, drug dealing, drug trafficking, crime, drug dealer, drugs, murder, gangsters and police plots mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, Sweden, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as drug traffic: American Gangster (2007), The Counselor (2013), Elite Squad (2007), White Boy Rick (2018), Burn Out (2017), Traffic (2000), Behind Blue Skies (2010), Deadly Pursuit (2015), In Order of Disappearance (2014), The Drug King (2018).

List of drug traffic movies

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: gangsters, organized crime, drug lord, mob boss, mafia, heroin, drug traffic, drug trafficking, police corruption, smuggling, society, rise and fall ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s, 1990s ...
Place: new york, harlem, usa, bronx new york city, new jersey ...
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 5.3
 96K
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: cynical, talky, tense, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: cocaine, femme fatale, drug cartel, drug traffic, drug dealing, greed, nihilism, danger, drug smuggling, crime gone awry, life turned upside down, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: mexico, texas, usa, amsterdam, tijuana mexico ...
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 8.1
 97K
Elite Squad (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Brazil, USA, Argentina
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In 1997, before the visit of the pope to Rio de Janeiro, Captain Nascimento from BOPE (Special Police Operations Battalion) is assigned to eliminate the risks of the drug dealers in a dangerous slum nearby where the pope intends to be lodged.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police brutality, drug lord, police corruption, squad, law enforcement, slum, drug traffic, crime, crimes, fighting crime, leader, team ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 70s
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, latin america, south america, berlin germany
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 6.4
 25K
White Boy Rick (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The story of teenager, Richard Wershe Jr., who became an undercover informant for the police during the 1980s and was ultimately arrested for drug-trafficking and sentenced to life in prison.
Style: disturbing, based on true events, suspense, rough
Plot: informant, drug traffic, fbi, drug trafficking, father son relationship, juvenile delinquent, war on drugs, arms dealing, culture clash, buddies, 15 year old, french fries ...
Time: 80s, year 1986, year 1985, year 1984, year 1987 ...
Place: detroit, ohio, michigan, las vegas
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 6.2
 3K
Burn Out (2017)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Tony, a promising young motorcycle racer, is forced to do perilous drug runs to save the mother of his child from a dangerous mobster.
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, suspense
Plot: motorcycle race, drug traffic, motorcycle, amphetamine, gypsy, suburbs, biker, danger, abduction, crimes, parent child relationship, rebelliousness ...
Time: 21st century
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 7.6
 194K
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, addiction, marijuana, drug cartel, drug abuse, organized crime, drug traffic, drug dealer, drug dealing, profanity, fighting crime, family problems ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 2000s
Place: mexico, ohio, washington d.c., latin america, usa ...
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Behind Blue Skies (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 110 min.
Story: It's 1975, and Martin is a teenager looking to break out of a stifling home environment ruled by his alcoholic father and long-suffering mother. When Martin's pal Micke suggests they get jobs together as waiters at a resort off the Swedish ...
Style: sentimental, clever, serious, realistic, tense ...
Plot: coming of age, drug traffic, teenage life, teenage love, unlikely criminals, crimes, workplace, youth, dishonesty, drug dealing, boss and employee, cons and scams ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1975, 80s
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe, scandinavia
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 4.1
 131
Deadly Pursuit (2015)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Members of a drug ring and a bloodthirsty bear pursue a man and a woman through the Alaskan wilderness.
Style: twists and turns, tense, suspenseful, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: drug traffic, wilderness, parent child relationship, marijuana, criminal, small town, woman in danger, bear attack, grizzly bear, underground bunker, drug dealer, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, canada, alaska
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In Order of Disappearance (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway, Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Upstanding community leader Nils has just won an award for "Citizen of the Year" when he learns the news that his son has died of a heroin overdose. Suspecting foul play, Nils begins to investigate, and soon finds himself at the center of ...
Style: dark humor, semi serious, realistic, cynical, enigmatic ...
Plot: vengeance, vigilantism, loss of son, betrayal, gang, drug traffic, gangsters, crime, crimes, vigilante, rivalry, drug dealing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: norway, europe, berlin germany
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The Drug King (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
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, psychological, tense
Plot: drug traffic, drug dealer, political corruption, drug lord, police corruption, yakuza, political intrigue, crimes, danger, rivalry, murder, drug abuse ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: south korea, busan, osaka japan
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 7.2
 155K
American Made (2017)
Genre: Action, Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
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, humorous, emotional, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: drug cartel, drug trafficking, cia, bare ass, money laundering, true crime, cocaine, pilot, drug smuggling, illegal drugs, united states of america, drug dealer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1978, year 1982, year 1984 ...
Place: colombia, usa, latin america, central america, arkansas ...
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 5.0
 590
The Brave (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In an Albanian town known for drug production and trafficking an elite group of cops set out to end the war waged against the local police.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, disturbing, tense, captivating
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug traffic, drugs, murder, rivalry, drug dealing, ambition, drug deal, life is a bitch, crimes, industry, danger, betrayal ...
Time: contemporary
Place: albania
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 7.0
 105K
The Mule (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Earl Stone, a man in his 80s who is broke, alone, and facing foreclosure of his business when he is offered a job that simply requires him to drive. Easy enough, but, unbeknownst to Earl, he’s just signed on as a drug courier for a Mexican cartel. ...
Style: road movie, realistic, exciting, based on true events, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: drug cartel, drug trafficking, drug dealer, drug traffic, old man, money, ex husband ex wife relationship, drugs, police officer, pickup truck, truck, male protagonist ...
Time: year 2005, 2000s, year 1958, 2010s, year 2017
Place: mexico, texas, illinois, chicago illinois, new mexico ...
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Johan Falk: National Target (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Frank Wagner goes deeper undercover to infiltrate Europe's most dangerous Mafia, the Russian-est, consisting of ex - KGB officers.
Style: tense, exciting, serious, captivating, rough ...
Plot: police, police detective, crimes, drug dealing, rivalry, danger, drug traffic, organized crime, pursuit, swat team, crime, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden
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 7.0
 9K
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: rough, serious, exciting, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug cartel, mole, working undercover, criminal heroes, betrayal, law enforcement, crimes, recruit, whistleblower, dishonesty, undercover, drug traffic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: china, asia
Is relevant ?
 7.1
 3K
Tough Enough (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: From the youth directed novel of the same name by Greogor Tressnow comes a film by Detlev Buck that is a realistic portrait of life in the section of Berlin called Neukölln. It’s about power and weakness, delinquents and victims, and the ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, tense, bleak ...
Plot: juvenile delinquency, gang, street gang, high school life, parents and children, urban ghetto life, urban ghetto, crimes, coming of age, friendship, youth, drug dealing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, berlin germany
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No Country for Old Men (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Llewelyn Moss stumbles upon dead bodies, $2 million and a hoard of heroin in a Texas desert, but methodical killer Anton Chigurh comes looking for it, with local sheriff Ed Tom Bell hot on his trail. The roles of prey and predator blur as the ...
Style: bleak, tense, rough, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: neo noir, greed, sheriff, death, hitman, crimes, track down, peril, human nature, psychopath, escape, shooting ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: texas, usa, mexico, latin america, el paso texas
Is relevant ?
 6.6
 3K
Gangsta (2018)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Antwerp, Belgium. The lives of four small-time drug dealers spin out of control when they steal a shipment of cocaine, triggering a full out war between an Amsterdam drug lord and a ruthless Colombian cartel.
Style: tense, captivating, suspense, psychological
Plot: organized crime, drug traffic, gang war, drug cartel, nightclub, dirty cop, drug dealer, rivalry, crimes, friends, danger, cocaine ...
Place: antwerp, belgium, colombia, amsterdam, netherlands ...
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Arne Dahl - Himmelsöga (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 120 min.
TV show
Story: Through a christmas decorated Stockholm staggers a half naked and beaten woman. The tracks lead police to a warehouse with illegal medical preparations that can be linked to international smuggling organization Maximus. According to Interpol is the ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, serious, tense
Plot: police, crime investigation, police detective, drug traffic, police investigation, murder, revenge, illegal drugs, crimes, swedish police, special unit, serial killer ...
Place: sweden
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Before we die (2017)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany, Norway
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The police woman Hanna Svensson has a strained relationship to her son after having arrested him for drug dealing. Her married police man lover disappears, possibly kidnapped by MC gangs, although ties to Bosnia also appear.
Style: suspenseful, enigmatic, tense, suspense
Plot: police, motorcycle gang, undercover, police investigation, mafia, organized crime, drug traffic, informant, sting operation, mother son relationship, danger, drug trafficking ...
Time: 2010s
Place: stockholm sweden, eastern europe
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 6.9
 9K
Deep Cover (1992)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The black policeman Russell Stevens applies for a special anti-drug squad which targets the highest boss of cocaine delivery to LA: the Colombian foreign minister's nephew. Russell works his way up from the bottom undercover, until he reaches ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, enigmatic, suspense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: neo noir, murder, undercover, police investigation, gangsters, brutality, deadly, betrayal, organized crime, drug traffic, drug trafficking, racial slur ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, year 1972, 70s, year 1992
Place: ohio, cleveland ohio, los angeles, california
Is relevant ?
 5.9
 5K
Holy Rollers (2010)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Inspired by actual events in the late nineties when Hasidic Jews were recruited as mules to smuggle ecstasy from Europe into the United States.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, factual
Plot: rabbi, drug dealing, crimes, lifestyle, unlikely criminals, partners, religions or cults, drugs/alcohol, drug trafficking, drug traffic, father son relationship, drug smuggling ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, new york, manhattan new york city, amsterdam
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Pablo Escobar, The Drug Lord (2012)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Colombia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Pablo Escobar: El Patrón del Mal is a 2012 Colombian television series produced and broadcast on Caracol TV, about the life of Pablo Escobar. It is only available in Spanish. There is a version available with English subtitles.
Style: realistic, rough, serious, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, drug lord, organized crime, rise to the top, ambition, master criminal, drug dealing, smuggling, criminal heroes, crimes, notoriety, cocaine ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1950s, 50s
Place: colombia, latin america, panama
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 5.4
 851
Rx (2005)
Genre: Thriller, Crime, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: What is meant to be a weekend party across the border soon becomes a heartbreaking journey that tests the boundaries of companionship, romantic love and personal ethics.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic, road movie
Plot: on the road, police, death, crimes, friendship, drug dealing, getting home, border, drug trafficking, death of friend, border crossing, murder ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 1K
Kingpin (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Rule the family. Control the empire. A Change in power looms imminent in the drug cartel family.
Style: suspenseful, rough, realistic, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug cartel, drug smuggling, crimes, drug dealing, family relations, police corruption, partners, rivalry, addiction, family life, drug abuse, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: texas, usa, houston texas, mexico, thailand ...
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Road of No Return (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Road of no Return follows the final nine days in the lives of four atypical hit men who are secretly brought together in a covert operation to fight the drug trafficking epidemic in the country.
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, covert operation, adventure, undercover, danger, introspection, track down, race against time, deadly, politics, law enforcement, drug traffic ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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The Sister-in-Law (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Robert and Edward are brothers involved in a web of adultery and deceit. They share Edward's wife and his mistress and a mission to deliver a package of jewels across the Canadian border, but the mission turns out to be deadly.
Style: rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug traffic, exploitation, divorce, swimming pool, adultery, infidelity, siblings relations, love affair, nudity (full frontal - brief), graphic violence, crime, crimes ...
Time: 70s
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The Lord of the Skies (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Mexico, Colombia
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the 1990s, these are the life and times of Amado Carrillo Fuentes, a man who became the head of the Juárez cartel. Nicknamed “El Señor de los Cielos” (Lord of the Skies) because of the large fleet of airplanes he used to transport ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug cartel, ambition, rise to the top, master criminal, drug lord, crimes, drug dealing, generosity, gang war, gangsters, smuggling, corruption ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: mexico, latin america
Is relevant ?
 3.8
 54
Tigershark (1987)
Genre: Action
Country: USA, Philippines
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Action movie directed by Emmett Alston.
Plot: drug traffic, martial arts, vietnam veteran, jungle, revenge, kidnapping, master warrior, child killed, punch, crossbow, machine gun, blind man ...
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The Crime of Padre Amaro (2002)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico, Spain, Argentina, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The young Father Amaro is put to the test. He is sent to Mexico to help take care of aging Father Benito when he meets a 16-year-old girl that he begins and affair with. It turns out the girls mother had been having an affair with Father Benito. ...
Style: touching, realistic, harsh, emotional, sexual ...
Plot: forbidden love, celibacy, catholicism, abortion, clergy, drug lord, bishop, sin, drug dealing, priest, hypocrisy, pregnancy ...
Place: mexico, latin america, spain, tokyo
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