Movies and TV shows set in colombia

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in colombia ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful, bleak and suspense films and TV shows about / with crimes, murder, gun, death, crime, drug dealing, danger, vengeance, violence and family relations plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in Colombia, USA, Mexico and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as colombia: Narcos (2015), Maria Full of Grace (2004), Love in the Time of Cholera (2007), Romancing the Stone (1984), Escobar: Paradise Lost (2014), The Colors of the Mountain (2010), A Ton of Luck (2006), Clear and Present Danger (1994), Colombiana (2011), Our Lady of the Assassins (2000).

List of movies set in colombia

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Narcos (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Colombia, Mexico
Duration: 49 min.
Story: The true story of Colombia's infamously violent and powerful drug cartels.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, captivating, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, drug cartel, drug dealing, drug dealer, smuggling, cartel, master criminal, crimes, rise to the top, politics, criminal heroes, illegal drugs ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s, 70s
Place: colombia, latin america, mexico, south america, chile ...
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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: tense, thought provoking, realistic, emotional, serious ...
Plot: drug dealing, drug cartel, immigrants, illegal immigration, friendship, smuggling, financial problem, juvenile delinquency, crimes, crime, drugs/alcohol, new job ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, new york, usa, latin america, new jersey ...
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Love in the Time of Cholera (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico, UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: In Colombia just after the Great War, an old man falls from a ladder; dying, he professes great love for his wife. After the funeral, a man calls on the widow - she dismisses him angrily. Flash back more than 50 years to the day Florentino Ariza, a ...
Style: psychological, serious, realistic, sentimental, atmospheric ...
Plot: letter, impossible love, love triangle, diary, funeral, romance, virginity, power of love, looking for love, love affair, love and romance, love letter ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s, 20th century, 1870s, post world war one ...
Place: colombia, paris france, caribbean, latin america
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Romancing the Stone (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Though she can spin wild tales of passionate romance, novelist Joan Wilder has no life of her own. Then one day adventure comes her way in the form of a mysterious package. It turns out that the parcel is the ransom she'll need to free her ...
Style: exciting, feel good, light, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night, kids
Plot: jungle, treasure hunt, unlikely couple, adventure, opposites attract, map, escapades, danger, stranded, gem, romance, chase ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: colombia, south america, latin america, central america, new york
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Escobar: Paradise Lost (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, Spain, Belgium, Panama
Duration: 120 min.
Story: For Pablo Escobar family is everything. When young surfer Nick falls for Escobar's niece, Maria, he finds his life on the line when he's pulled into the dangerous world of the family business.
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, touching, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: drug cartel, drug dealing, family relations, gangsters, murder, forbidden love, siblings relations, young lovers, crimes, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1991, 1990s, 90s
Place: colombia
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The Colors of the Mountain (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia, Panama
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A motley crew of young boys in Colombia lives only for one passion: soccer. But when their precious new ball rolls into a minefield, their dreams are suddenly on hold. Even as the village becomes the center of a tug-of-war between right-wing ...
Style: realistic, bleak, sentimental, touching, tense ...
Plot: friendship, political unrest, soccer, family relations, soldier, obsessive quest, parents and children, youth, coming of age, life is a bitch, military, human nature ...
Place: colombia, latin america
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 6.4
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A Ton of Luck (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Colombia
Duration: 100 min.
Story: The story, based on true events occurred in Colombia en May 2003, tells the dreams and adventures of Porras, Venegas, Lloreda and Perlaza, four of the 147 soldiers that were in a company of the anti-guerrilla "Destroyer" battalion. It ...
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious, surreal ...
Plot: military, prostitute, treasure hunt, rescue, money falling through the air, jungle, soldier, money, inventions and discoveries, battles, curses spells and rituals, anti war ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, latin america
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Clear and Present Danger (1994)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
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, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, cia, sniper, conspiracy, espionage, mercenary, ambush, politics, president, assassination, rescue, secret agents ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: colombia, usa, washington d.c., venezuela, langley virginia ...
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 6.4
 92K
Colombiana (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Mexico, USA, Canada
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Zoe Saldana plays a young woman who, after witnessing her parents’ murder as a child in Bogota, grows up to be a stone-cold assassin. She works for her uncle as a hitman by day, but her personal time is spent engaging in vigilante murders that she ...
Style: exciting, stylized, suspenseful, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: female assassin, vigilante, female killer, vengeance, tough girl, vigilantism, crimes, latinos, danger, hitman, rivalry, sniper ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, 1990s, year 1992
Place: colombia, usa, south america, latin america, chicago illinois ...
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Our Lady of the Assassins (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, France, Colombia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: World-weary arthur Fernando has returned to his native Colombia to live out his days in peace. But Fernando's once-quiet hometown has become a hotbed of violence, drugs and corruption. On the brink of despair, Fernando meets Alexis, a ...
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, rough, meditative, serious ...
Plot: gang, murder, drug dealing, gay, vengeance, teenage life, love affair, fall in love, deadly, youth, friendship, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: colombia, los angeles, usa, latin america, tokyo ...
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The Snitch Cartel (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Colombia, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The real life story of Andres Lopez Lopez aka "Frecita" during his years involved with the Colombian Cartel aka "Cartel Norte del Valle"
Style: serious, rough, stylized, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, crimes, gangsters, organized crime, rise to the top, drugs/alcohol, drug dealing, ambition, gang, drugs, violence, money ...
Place: colombia, latin america, miami, usa, mexico ...
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Cannibal Ferox (1981)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: Italy
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Three friends out to disprove cannibalism meet two men on the run who tortured and enslaved a cannibal tribe to find emeralds, and now the tribe is out for revenge.
Style: disturbing, suspenseful, brutal, macabre, scary ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: jungle, murder, blood, cannibal, torture, drug dealing, sexual torture, native, violence spree, danger, rescue, adventure ...
Time: 80s
Place: colombia, new york, usa, south america, latin america
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Monster (1980)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A rural Colombian village is attacked by a horrible sea serpent, aroused by industrial pollution of a nearby lake. Based on a real event that took place in June of 1971.
Style: scary, serious, rough, psychotronic
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: mutant, monster, evil alien, deadly creature, supernatural, dangerous animal, investigation, disorder, lake or river, breeding, imaginary, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, prehistory, 70s
Place: colombia, latin america
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Chronicle of a Death Foretold (1987)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Colombia
Duration: 109 min.
Story: This suspenseful Italian crime drama is set in a Colombian river town and chronicles the series of events that led up to murder. Based on a novel by distinguished author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, the tale begins in the present as a middle-aged doctor ...
Style: contemplative, realistic, serious, sincere, gloomy ...
Plot: wedding, village, investigation, wedding night, twins, prostitute, life is a bitch, romance, dishonesty, small town, small town life, destructive relationship ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: colombia, latin america
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Collateral Damage (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Firefighter Gordon Brewer is plunged into the complex and dangerous world of international terrorism after he loses his wife and child in a bombing credited to Claudio 'The Wolf' Perrini.
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, fbi, explosion, revenge, profanity, investigation, crimes, vigilantism, danger, heroes, race against time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2002, 2000s
Place: colombia, los angeles, washington d.c., south america, latin america
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The Wind Journeys (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Colombia, Germany, Argentina, Netherlands
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Ignacio Carrillo (Marciano Martínez) is a vallenato singer from Majagual, Sucre, who decides, after his wife's sudden death, to stop playing and return his accordion, which is said to be cursed, to his master. He is joined by Fermín Morales ...
Style: realistic, touching, sincere, serious
Plot: elderly, artists and showbiz, musician's life, teachers and students, couples, small town life, on the road, folk, social relations, lifestyle, tradition, music band ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, latin america, south america
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Satan (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Colombia, Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Based on the Mario Mendoza's book and inspired by true events, tells three interconnected stories happening in the eve of the infamous Pozzetto Massacre.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, tense, captivating ...
Plot: clergy, dishonesty, hopes, life is a bitch, femme fatale, weakness, deadly, looking for love, crimes, love and romance, teachers and students, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia
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 7.2
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Dirty Hands (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Colombia, USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Towing a submerged torpedo in the wake of their battered fishing boat, a desperate fisherman and a naive kid embark on a journey trafficking millions of dollars worth of cocaine. Shot entirely on location along the Pacific coast of Colombia—in ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, serious, suspense, bleak ...
Plot: race against time, drug dealing, crime gone awry, family relations, disorder, crimes, escapades, chases and races, ocean or sea, murder, siblings relations, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia
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 6.4
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Operation E (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A thriller centered on a family taken hostage by the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia.
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, captivating, bleak
Plot: kidnapping, jungle, survival, captivity, race against time, confined, rescue, escapades, rebellion, danger, political unrest, hostage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, latin america
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Towards Darkness (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Deals with 90 minutes in a kidnapped hostage's life, and the frustration his family, a special ops team, and a man in charge of delivering the ransom money all feel as they rush to save him.
Style: stylized, suspenseful, tense, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, missing person, deadly, crime gone awry, rivalry, danger, chase, race against time, car chase, missing child, destiny, terrorism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, new york, usa
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When Heroes Fly (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country:
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Eleven years after falling out, four friends, war veterans of a Special Forces unit, reunite for one final mission: to find Yaeli, a former lover of one of them and sister of another. Their journey will take them deep into the Colombian jungle but, ...
Style: captivating, psychological, exciting, suspense, tense
Plot: cult, soldier, disappearance, jungle, girlfriend, post traumatic stress disorder, friendship, search, investigation, danger, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: israel, colombia
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McBain (1991)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Santos attempts to lead a people's revolt in Colombia to overthrow the Presidente. When his revolt fails and he is killed, his sister Christina goes to New York to find McBain, a lieutenant Santos rescued during the Vietnam War. McBain agrees ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, captivating, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rebellion, soldier, military, drug dealing, vengeance, rebelliousness, heroes, gang, danger, rivalry, revolution, buddies ...
Time: year 1973
Place: colombia, vietnam, asia, new york
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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, psychological, suspense
Plot: student, prison, jealousy, drug dealing, cocaine, teenager, marijuana, high school, drug dealer, love, murder, crimes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: colombia, usa
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Pablo Escobar, The Drug Lord (2012)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Colombia
Duration: 60 min.
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, stylized, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, drug lord, rise to the top, master criminal, ambition, drug dealing, smuggling, criminal heroes, crimes, cocaine, notoriety ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1950s, 50s
Place: colombia, latin america, panama
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Rosario Tijeras (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Colombia, Mexico, Spain, Brazil
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Rosario Tijeras has been abused by men all her life, initially by her stepfather. Years later, she works as a paid assassin, seducing men and killing them when they least expect it. She meets Emilio, a wealthy womanizer, and his best friend, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: hitman, love triangle, haunted by the past, danger, life is a bitch, crimes, crime, friendship, social decay, vigilantism, vengeance, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1989
Place: colombia, mexico, latin america
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 6.8
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Choco (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia
Duration: 80 min.
Style: realistic, serious, sincere, touching, gloomy
Plot: optimism, family relations, parents and children, unemployment, hopes, society, family problems, village, husband wife relationship, loss of job, strong female presence, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, latin america
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Rodrigo D: No Future (1990)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Music
Country: Colombia
Duration: 93 min.
Story: "Rodrigo D: No futuro" explores the bleak and precarious lives of working class street kids in Medellín. So dangerous is this world that three of its nonprofessional actors have been killed violently since production wrapped in 1988. ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, gloomy, rough ...
Plot: drug dealing, punk, heavy metal, poverty, juvenile delinquency, tough heroes, friends, kids in trouble, rich and poor, urban, urban ghetto life, city life ...
Time: 80s
Place: colombia
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The Rose Seller (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia
Duration: 118 min.
Story: 13-year-old Monica leads a street life, making her living by selling flowers to couples in local nightspots, she is joined by 10-year-old Andrea who runs out of her house after her mother beats her.
Style: disturbing, rough, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: gang, street kid, city life, addiction, down on your luck, drug abuse, urban, rich and poor, survival, alcohol abuse, urban ghetto life, urban ghetto ...
Time: 90s
Place: colombia
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Dog Eat Dog (2008)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Colombia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the crime world of Colombia, there is an unwritten code. When Víctor and Eusebio, two hoods who bungle a shake-down job, break that code, they unwittingly sign their own death sentence.
Style: rough, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: curse, torture, black magic, hotel manager, vengeance, deadly, crimes, rivalry, supernatural ability, twins, violence, nightmare ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia
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Looking for Miguel (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Colombia
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A wealthy Columbian politician blinded by his own privilege is forced to walk a mile in the shoes of the people he despises most after falling victim to a violent attack and subsequently losing his memory. Miguel was a man of fine stock, a ...
Style: touching, sincere, serious, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: haunted by the past, starting over, life turned upside down, society, hopes, life is a bitch, social relations, friendship, social differences, redemption, memory loss, rich and poor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, latin america
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