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 serious, realistic, rough, suspense, suspenseful and tense films and TV shows about / with crimes, murder, gun, death, violence, danger, crime, family relations, drug dealing and vengeance 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), The Snitch Cartel (2011), 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).

List of movies set in colombia

 8.8
 359K
Narcos (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Colombia, Mexico
Duration: 49 min.
TV show
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 dealer, drug dealing, smuggling, master criminal, cartel, crimes, rise to the top, politics, criminal heroes, illegal drugs ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s, 70s
Place: colombia, latin america, mexico, south america, miami ...
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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: rough, tense, thought provoking, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: drug dealing, drug cartel, immigrants, life is a bitch, illegal immigration, friendship, smuggling, crime, financial problem, crimes, juvenile delinquency, drugs/alcohol ...
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: serious, psychological, sentimental, atmospheric, realistic ...
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, 20th century, 1900s, 1870s, post world war one ...
Place: colombia, paris france, caribbean, latin america
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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, realistic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, crimes, gangsters, organized crime, rise to the top, drug dealing, gang, ambition, drugs/alcohol, violence, drugs, money ...
Place: colombia, latin america, mexico, florida, usa ...
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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, unlikely couple, treasure hunt, adventure, escapades, opposites attract, map, gem, danger, stranded, 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: realistic, tense, suspenseful, touching, stylized ...
Audience: date night
Plot: drug dealing, drug cartel, family relations, gangsters, murder, forbidden love, siblings relations, young lovers, crimes, mother daughter relationship, father son relationship, uncle niece 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, life is a bitch, youth, military, coming of age, 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, curses spells and rituals, anti war, battles, inventions and discoveries ...
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, ambush, conspiracy, sniper, espionage, mercenary, helicopter, politics, president, assassination, rescue ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: colombia, usa, washington d.c., langley virginia, latin america ...
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 6.4
 95K
Colombiana (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Mexico, USA, UK
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, serious, stylized, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: female assassin, female killer, tough girl, vigilante, vengeance, hitman, latinos, vigilantism, crimes, obsessive quest, danger, haunted by the past ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 90s, year 1992, 1990s
Place: colombia, usa, south america, latin america, chicago illinois ...
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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, thought provoking, rough, meditative, realistic ...
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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When Heroes Fly (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country:
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: captivating, psychological, exciting, tense, suspense
Plot: cult, soldier, disappearance, jungle, girlfriend, post traumatic stress disorder, friendship, danger, investigation, search, rivalry, crimes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: colombia, israel
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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, torture, drug dealing, cannibal, native, violence spree, danger, rescue, adventure, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: colombia, new york, usa, south america, latin america
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 2.7
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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, zombie, heroes, escapades, space and aliens, investigation, mad scientist, deadly, evil alien, dangerous animal, imaginary ...
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, psychological ...
Plot: wedding, village, investigation, wedding night, family relations, couples, social relations, murder, village life, small town, destructive relationship, siblings relations ...
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, investigation, profanity, danger, crimes, heroes, race against time, special agents ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2002, 2000s
Place: colombia, los angeles, washington d.c., south america, latin america
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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: captivating, tense, psychological, disturbing
Plot: native, female detective, missionary, rain forest, jungle, police detective, police, indigenous people, supernatural power, arson, ritual murder, murder investigation ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s
Place: colombia
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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: teachers and students, elderly, musician's life, artists and showbiz, couples, lifestyle, social relations, small town life, on the road, folk, tradition, music band ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, latin america, south america
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 7.2
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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, suspense ...
Plot: hopes, clergy, dishonesty, femme fatale, weakness, deadly, looking for love, life is a bitch, violence spree, cons and scams, society, generosity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia
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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, stylized, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: latinos, gangsters, organized crime, drug lord, master criminal, terrorism, rise to the top, ambition, smuggling, drug dealing, criminal heroes, cocaine ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1950s, 50s
Place: colombia, latin america, panama
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 7.2
 470
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, chases and races, escapades, ocean or sea, ocean, murder, siblings relations ...
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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, missing person, deadly, crime gone awry, chase, rivalry, danger, race against time, car chase, missing child, destiny, terrorism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, new york, usa
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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: serious, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rebellion, soldier, drug dealing, military, rebelliousness, vengeance, heroes, buddies, gang, danger, revolution, rivalry ...
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, teenager, cocaine, drug dealer, high school, marijuana, love, murder, crimes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: colombia, usa
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 7.6
 241K
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, rise and fall, drug addiction, drug dealing, drug abuse, cocaine, drug use, friendship, gangsters, drug cartel, blind ambition, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s, 60s, 50s ...
Place: colombia, california, latin america, usa, mexico ...
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Out of the Dark (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates, Colombia, Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A couple and their daughter moves to Colombia to take over a family manufacturing plant, only to realize their new home is haunted.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, dark, sinister
Audience: teens
Plot: haunted house, ghost, family in danger, supernatural, couples, danger, family relations, family problems, parents and children, legends and myths, youth, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, south 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: captivating, serious, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Plot: drug dealing, heavy metal, punk rock, poverty, juvenile delinquency, urban, rock, rich and poor, punk, teenage life, social decay, city life ...
Time: 80s
Place: colombia
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 6.7
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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, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: torture, curse, black magic, hotel manager, crimes, deadly, vengeance, twins, rivalry, supernatural ability, nightmare, violence ...
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, realistic, serious, contemplative ...
Plot: starting over, haunted by the past, life turned upside down, friendship, social differences, redemption, memory loss, social relations, life is a bitch, society, hopes, rich and poor ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, latin america
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