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, captivating, suspense, tense and rough films and TV shows about / with crimes, murder, drugs, cocaine, gangsters, drug dealing, gun, jungle, family relations and drug cartel plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in Colombia, USA, Spain and other countries.
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colombia movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as colombia: Narcos (2015), The Snitch Cartel (2011), Maria Full of Grace (2004), Pablo Escobar, The Drug Lord (2012), Escobar: Paradise Lost (2014), Green Frontier (2019), When Heroes Fly (2018), Loving Pablo (2017), American Made (2017), The Preppie Connection (2015).

List of movies set in colombia

 8.8
 420K
Narcos (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Colombia
Duration: 49 min.
TV show
Story: The true story of Colombia's infamously violent and powerful drug cartels.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gangsters, drug cartel, drug dealer, drug dealing, rise to the top, illegal drugs, cartel, cia agent, dea, crimes, master criminal, drugs ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 70s, 20th century
Place: colombia, latin america, mexico, panama, chile ...
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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, suspenseful, stylized, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, crimes, drugs, organized crime, rise to the top, gang, ambition, drug dealing, drug cartel, criminal heroes, money, violence ...
Place: colombia, latin america, new york, usa, florida ...
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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: realistic, disturbing, thought provoking, tense, sincere ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: drug dealing, drugs, friendship, coming of age, life is a bitch, illegal immigration, depression, character study, financial problem, crimes, juvenile delinquency, boyfriend ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, new york, latin america, new jersey, south america ...
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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: rough, realistic, serious, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, dea, latinos, drug lord, criminal heroes, drug dealing, ambition, rise to the top, terrorism, smuggling, notoriety, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 50s
Place: colombia, latin america, panama
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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: suspenseful, tense, realistic, touching, stylized ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: drug dealing, gangsters, drug cartel, family relations, murder, forbidden love, crimes, young lovers, siblings relations, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1991, 90s
Place: colombia
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Green Frontier (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Colombia
Duration: 41 min.
TV show
Story: Deep in the Amazon, on the border of Brazil and Colombia, a series of bizarre deaths are investigated by a young female detective, Helena, and her partner, an indigenous policeman named Reynaldo. It becomes clear that the murders are not the biggest ...
Style: psychological, tense, disturbing, captivating
Plot: rain forest, missionary, native, female detective, amazon rainforest, jungle, police detective, murder, serial killer, police, indigenous people, arson ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: colombia, latin america, south america
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When Heroes Fly (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
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: exciting, psychological, captivating, suspense, tense
Plot: soldier, jungle, disappearance, girlfriend, friendship, investigation, rivalry, crimes, cult, post traumatic stress disorder, israeli army, forest ...
Time: 21st century
Place: colombia, israel
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 6.3
 21K
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, rough, exciting, brutal
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug cartel, drug lord, cocaine, drugs, drug smuggling, colombian drug cartel, assassination, husband wife relationship, journalist, congress, fighting crime, drug dealing ...
Time: 80s, year 1981, year 1984, year 1992, year 1993 ...
Place: colombia, panama, south america, latin america, florida
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 7.1
 186K
American Made (2017)
Genre: Action, 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, captivating, exciting, emotional, humorous ...
Plot: money laundering, pilot, cia, drug cartel, drugs, smuggler, cocaine, fbi, drug traffic, drug smuggling, money, true crime ...
Time: 80s, year 1978, year 1985, year 1982, year 1980 ...
Place: colombia, latin america, usa, panama, central america ...
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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, jealousy, prison, drugs, drug dealing, teenager, cocaine, high school, drug dealer, marijuana, love, murder ...
Time: 21st century
Place: colombia, usa
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 6.4
 599
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: serious, realistic, suspenseful, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: survival, kidnapping, jungle, captivity, escapades, rebellion, race against time, confined, rescue, political unrest, baby, human spirit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, latin america
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Love in the Time of Cholera (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico, UK, Colombia
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: sexy, emotional, psychological, serious, sentimental ...
Plot: romance, letter, impossible love, love, love triangle, magic realism, nudity (full frontal - brief), unlikely friendships, betrayal, visceral, multiple storylines, justice ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1890s, 1870s, post world war one ...
Place: colombia, latin america, caribbean, paris france
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 7.2
 219K
Encanto (2021)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The tale of an extraordinary family, the Madrigals, who live hidden in the mountains of Colombia, in a magical house, in a vibrant town, in a wondrous, charmed place called an Encanto. The magic of the Encanto has blessed every child in the family ...
Style: inspirational, emotional, captivating, funny, uplifting ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers, teens, pre-teens
Plot: animals, magic, magical, female protagonist, disney, friend, family relations, magical power, girl, dancing, small town, friendship ...
Time: future, 20th century, 60s, 50s
Place: colombia, south america, latin america
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 6.5
 4K
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, psychological, suspense
Plot: drug traffic, organized crime, drug cartel, gang war, dirty cop, nightclub, friends, crimes, rivalry, teenager, ghetto, drug dealer ...
Place: colombia, belgium, amsterdam, netherlands, morocco ...
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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, sexy, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, family outing, girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, jungle, unlikely couple, opposites attract, chase, escapades, romance, map, stranded, gem, treasure map ...
Time: 80s, year 1984, future, 20th century
Place: south america, colombia, central america, new york, latin america
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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: suspense, exciting, suspenseful, political, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: spy, cia, conspiracy, espionage, sniper, politics, president, ambush, drug cartel, assassination, drugs, violence ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: colombia, usa, washington d.c., latin america, panama ...
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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, sentimental, bleak, tense, serious ...
Plot: youth, political unrest, friendship, soccer, family relations, soldier, obsessive quest, wartime life, human nature, parents and children, social relations, civil war ...
Place: colombia, latin america
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I Am Betty, the Ugly Girl (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Colombia
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Yo soy Betty, la fea is a telenovela filmed in Colombia, written by Fernando Gaitán and produced from October 25, 1999 to May 8, 2001 by the Colombian network RCN. More than a dozen versions of the telenovela have been made in other countries. In ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty
Audience: girls' night
Plot: boss and employee, fashion, workplace romance, ambition, workplace, love and romance, obnoxious boss, workplace intrigue, new job, workplace situations, misfit, women ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, 20th century, contemporary
Place: colombia
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Sin tetas no hay paraíso (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Colombia
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Catalina is a young, beautiful girl living in extreme poverty with her brother Byron and her mother Hilda. She becomes obsessed with getting breast implants to get social status and money. She leaves her boyfriend Albeira and becomes a prostitute ...
Style: tense, psychological, captivating, suspense
Plot: prostitute, drug dealer, sex scene, poverty, surgery, crimes, love and romance, couples, society, older woman younger man sex, teenage prostitute, gang rape ...
Place: colombia
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Satanás - Profile of a Killer (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: hopes, dishonesty, clergy, looking for love, weakness, femme fatale, life is a bitch, woman urinating, murder, restaurant, love, killer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia
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 6.5
 8K
Memoria (2021)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Country: Colombia, Thailand, France, Germany, Mexico, Qatar, UK, China, USA, Switzerland
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A Scottish orchid farmer visiting her ill sister in Bogotá, Colombia, befriends a young musician and a French archaeologist in charge of monitoring a century-long construction project to tunnel through the Andes mountain range. Each night, she is ...
Style: atmospheric, psychological, disturbing, suspense, enigmatic ...
Plot: escape from reality, introspection, self discovery, relationship problems, insomnia, female protagonist, mystery, sisters, hypnosis, women, jungle
Place: colombia
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Crime Diaries: Night Out (2019)
Genre: Crime
Country: Colombia, Mexico
TV show
Story: After going to a Halloween party, college student Luis Andrés Colmenares is found dead. Was it an accident or murder? Inspired by true events.
Style: tense, suspense, enigmatic, captivating
Plot: investigation, mysterious disappearance, cold case, disappearance, uncover truth, puzzle, forensics, crime solving, crime boss, crime investigation, mystery, criminal ...
Place: colombia
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 7.5
 262K
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: thought provoking, depressing, emotional, touching, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drugs, drug addiction, gangsters, drug lord, rise and fall, friendship, drug abuse, drug cartel, drug dealing, cocaine, drug use, addiction ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 50s, 60s, 90s ...
Place: colombia, latin america, california, boston, usa ...
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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: suspense, serious, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: drug dealing, race against time, crime gone awry, family relations, disorder, escapades, crimes, ocean, murder, teenager, siblings relations, murder by drowning ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, africa
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Our Lady of the Assassins (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama
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, meditative, thought provoking, rough, sexy ...
Plot: gay, gang, murder, vengeance, poverty, lgbt, drug dealing, teenage life, fall in love, love affair, writers, life is a bitch ...
Time: 90s
Place: colombia, los angeles, latin america, tokyo, usa ...
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 6.4
 948
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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, witty, suspense ...
Plot: military, prostitute, treasure hunt, rescue, money falling through the air, money, empire, soldier, jungle, inventions and discoveries, battles, anti war ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, latin america
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 5.2
 2K
The Squad (2011)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Colombia, Argentina, Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The air is thick with tension as a military squad proceeds to the foot of a mountain base, where they're ordered to wait for backup and hold their position. The mountain is shrouded in fog and the men are exhausted. They've been fighting ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, tense, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: military, curses spells and rituals, isolation, soldier, confined, survival, swat team, murder, violence, witch, graphic violence, mountain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, latin america
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 6.7
 727
The Towrope (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia, France, Mexico
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this poetic, richly allegorical debut by Colombian director William Vega, a teenage girl flees to a rundown inn after being driven from her home in the Andean highlands by civil war, as the violence engulfing the country creeps ever closer to her ...
Style: serious, realistic, atmospheric, rough, gloomy ...
Plot: starting over, haunted by the past, life is a bitch, society, wartime life, against humanity, village, cousin cousin relationship, refugee, uncle niece relationship, survival, nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia
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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 ...
Style: factual, suspense, captivating, tense, emotional
Plot: drug smuggling, gang, hidden money, woman, cocaine, parent child relationship, drugs, smuggler, mother, murder, arrest, kidnapping ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: colombia
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The Art of Losing (2004)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Colombia, Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A body is discovered impaled on a stake near a scenic lake near Bogota. A journalist try to find what happened. With a friend, they set about to find the cause of the crime and uncover an intricate real estate fraud involving corrupt politicians, ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, psychological ...
Plot: nudist, political corruption, investigation, partners against crime, life is a bitch, dishonesty, state affairs, journalism, partners, media, social decay, murder ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, latin america
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