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, bleak, suspenseful and exciting films and TV shows about / with crimes, murder, crime, vengeance, deadly, life is a bitch, danger, society, drug dealing and husband wife relationship plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in Colombia, USA, France and other countries.
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colombia movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as colombia: Narcos (2015), Clear and Present Danger (1994), Love in the Time of Cholera (2007), Romancing the Stone (1984), Maria Full of Grace (2004), The Colors of the Mountain (2010), Collateral Damage (2002), A Ton of Luck (2006), Cannibal Ferox (1981), Chronicle of a Death Foretold (1987).

List of movies set in colombia

 8.8
 273K
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, rough, realistic, captivating, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, gangsters, smuggling, master criminal, crimes, rise to the top, criminal heroes, politics, drug dealer, drug cartel, blind ambition, crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: colombia, 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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: sniper, cia, spy, mercenary, conspiracy, assassination, drug cartel, politics, violence, espionage, president, ambush ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: colombia, usa, washington d.c., panama, latin america ...
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Love in the Time of Cholera (2007)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
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: sentimental, serious, sexual, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: letter, impossible love, virginity, doctor, marriage, love letter, ship, cholera, extramarital affair, love triangle, romance, honeymoon ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, 1870s, post world war one ...
Place: colombia, seaport, caribbean, paris france, latin america
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Romancing the Stone (1984)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
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: humorous, exciting, feel good, entertaining, romantic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, kids
Plot: treasure hunt, jungle, unlikely couple, adventure, opposites attract, escapades, danger, map, drug lord, romance, chase, treasure ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: colombia, south america, latin america, central america
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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, realistic, emotional, serious, sincere ...
Plot: drug dealing, airplane, illegal immigration, immigrants, juvenile delinquency, realism, drugs/alcohol, friendship, adolescence, drug traffic, cocaine, self esteem ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, new york, usa, latin america, new jersey ...
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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: touching, serious, bleak, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, political unrest, village, soldier, soccer, young heroes, countryside, youth, friends, coming of age, obsessive quest, human nature ...
Place: colombia, latin america
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Collateral Damage (2002)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
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: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, jungle, revenge, fbi, explosion, vengeance, terrorist, firemen, vigilantism, chases and races, danger, heroes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, year 2002
Place: colombia, latin america, washington d.c., los angeles
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 6.5
 825
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: surreal, semi serious, humorous, witty, realistic ...
Plot: soldier, jungle, military, prostitute, treasure hunt, anti war, battles, rescue, curses spells and rituals, inventions and discoveries, money falling through the air, money ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, latin america
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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, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: jungle, cannibal, torture, drug dealing, violence spree, rescue, adventure, brutality, danger, deadly, blood, eating human flesh ...
Time: 80s
Place: colombia, usa, new york, south america, 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: serious, sincere, realistic, gloomy, psychological
Plot: investigation, wedding night, village, strong sexual content, deadly, love and romance, romance, small town, couples, prostitute, twins, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: colombia, latin america
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 2.8
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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
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mutant, monster, deadly creature, village, danger, deadly, countryside, lake or river, disorder, supernatural, escapades, imaginary ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, prehistory
Place: colombia, latin america
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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, serious, rough, realistic, thought provoking ...
Plot: murder, gang, drug dealing, assassination, crime, love affair, vengeance, urban, teenage life, fall in love, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 90s
Place: colombia, los angeles, usa, latin america, tokyo ...
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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: sincere, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: folk, on the road, musician's life, teachers and students, destiny, small town, social relations, young heroes, small town life, village life, artists and showbiz, elderly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, latin america, south america
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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: rough, serious, stylized, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, organized crime, criminal heroes, crime, gangsters, drug dealing, crimes, master criminal, rise to the top, ambition, latinos, smuggling ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1950s
Place: colombia, latin america, panama
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 6.7
 2K
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, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hotel, hotel room, barking dog, hotel manager, chainsaw, torture, black magic, curse, gangsters, crime, crimes, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia
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 7.3
 1K
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, gloomy, realistic, bleak
Plot: clergy, crime, femme fatale, love, massacre, murder, priest, redemption, killer, restaurant, housekeeper, tragic event ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia
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 6.7
 852
PVC-1 (2007)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Colombia
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Shot in real time, PVC-1 is based on the true story of a woman who is turned into a human time bomb in a bizarre act of terrorism.
Style: tense, serious, bleak, realistic, psychological ...
Plot: race against time, terrorism, woman in danger, chases and races, danger, deadly, rescue, against the odds, real time, gay slur, bomb, railroad track ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia
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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: rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: love triangle, hitman, crime, drug dealing, social decay, rape, teacher, crimes, danger, hospital, romance, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1989
Place: colombia, mexico, latin america
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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: serious, bleak, realistic, rough, disturbing
Plot: gang, street kid, juvenile delinquency, urban ghetto, prostitute, crime, urban, drug dealing, rich and poor, addiction, alcohol abuse, down on your luck ...
Time: 90s
Place: colombia
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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: bleak, serious, realistic, rough, gloomy ...
Plot: punk, heavy metal, poverty, juvenile delinquency, drug dealing, gang, crime, urban, teenager, music band, rock, music ...
Time: 80s
Place: colombia
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 6.9
 231
Choco (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia
Duration: 80 min.
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, sincere
Plot: unsupportive spouse, parents and children, village, family problems, family relations, down on your luck, unemployment, optimism, hopes, life is a bitch, society, school ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, latin america
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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: bleak, serious, realistic, sincere, touching
Plot: starting over, social differences, memory loss, urban, hopes, life is a bitch, society, friends, social relations, human nature, redemption, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, latin america
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 6.3
 13K
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 lord, drug cartel, cocaine, journalist, latinx lead, husband wife relationship, murder, drugs, assassination, lover, minister, prison ...
Time: 80s, year 1991, year 1982, year 1981, year 1989 ...
Place: colombia, florida, panama
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 7.2
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American Made (2017)
Genre: Action, Biography, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
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, exciting, captivating, emotional, humorous
Plot: pilot, cia, illegal drugs, drug smuggling, smuggler, fbi, money, drug dealer, drug trafficking, trial, cocaine, husband wife relationship ...
Time: year 1978, year 1982, year 1980, year 1984, year 1985 ...
Place: latin america, colombia, usa, central america, nicaragua ...
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A Dot and a Line (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, War
Country: Venezuela, Chile, Spain, Uruguay
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The story of a young Colombian recruit who, while patrolling his country's border, is befriended by a Venezuelan adversary, and the tragic consequences of their relationship.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, battles, soldier, friendship, anti war, military life, war, military, friends, drug dealing, drug abuse, politics ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colombia, venezuela, latin america
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The Snail's Strategy (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy, Colombia, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A group of tenants living in an old house are confronted with having to move out due to a renovation project the city has undertaken. The tenants decide to unite and come up with a strategy, but in the process—while the landlord and his aggressive ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, offbeat, realistic
Plot: lawyer, injustice, against the odds, roommate, house, pastor, anarchist, farm, social misfits, vengeance, estate, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: colombia, latin america
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 6.4
 87K
Colombiana (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
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, intense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vigilantism, vengeance, female assassin, latinos, crimes, danger, uncle, assassin, rivalry, vigilante, orchid, sniper ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1992
Place: colombia, usa, chicago illinois, latin america, new jersey ...
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 6.5
 515
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, serious, bleak, realistic, captivating
Plot: jungle, kidnapping, confined, danger, babies and infants, hostages, race against time, rescue, survival, track down, captivity, political unrest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, latin america
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 6.8
 957
Cartagena (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Muriel is beautiful, free-spirited and bed-ridden since a horrific accident. Leo is a drunk middle-aged ex-boxer. Desperate for work and unqualified, he interviews for Muriel, who hires him to cook and care for her against her better judgment. ...
Style: sentimental, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: disability, opposites attract, love and romance, romance, redemption, boss and employee, teaching the ways of the world, alcohol abuse, haunted by the past, fall in love, hopes, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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: suspenseful, serious, rough, realistic, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: kidnapping, hostages, crime, crime gone awry, daring rescue, race against time, terrorism, missing person, chases and races, confined, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, new york, usa
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