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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, society, danger, drug dealing, life is a bitch, deadly, crime, murder, vengeance and friendship plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in Colombia, USA, France and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as colombia: Romancing the Stone (1984), Loving Pablo (2017), Maria Full of Grace (2004), Clear and Present Danger (1994), Love in the Time of Cholera (2007), The Wind Journeys (2009), The Colors of the Mountain (2010), Collateral Damage (2002), A Ton of Luck (2006), Cannibal Ferox (1981).
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Narcos
Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Colombia, USA
49 min.
 8.9
Pablo Escobar, The Drug Lord
Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Colombia
 8.6
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When Heroes Fly
Action, Drama
Israel
45 min.
 8.3
Everything is Free
Comedy, Drama
USA
92 min.
 6.6

List of movies set in colombia

Romancing the Stone
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, adventure, romance, stranded, opposites attract, danger, escapades, unlikely couple, secrets, survival, chase, travel ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, future
Place: colombia, south america, latin america, central america
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 6.3
 8K
Loving Pablo
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, exciting, rough, brutal
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, drug cartel, husband wife relationship, cocaine, journalist, latinx lead, minister, flashback, airplane, pregnant woman, lover, television ...
Time: 80s, year 1993, 1990s, year 1982, year 1992 ...
Place: florida, colombia, panama
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Maria Full of Grace
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Colombia, USA, Ecuador
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, compassionate ...
Plot: pregnancy, immigrants, friendship, heroin, drinking, juvenile delinquency, realism, drugs, drugs/alcohol, drug addiction, mentor, drug dealing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, colombia, latin america, new jersey, usa ...
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Clear and Present Danger
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, suspense, serious, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conspiracy, cia, assassination, spy, espionage, president, vengeance, violence, politics, chase, corruption, betrayal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: colombia, usa, washington d.c., venezuela, latin america ...
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Love in the Time of Cholera
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: sexual, serious, sentimental, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: romance, male nudity, couple relations, letter, love, book, death, literature, love story, adaptation, looking for love, magic realism ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, 19th century, post world war one, turn of the century ...
Place: colombia, latin america, seaport, caribbean, paris france
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The Wind Journeys
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: serious, sincere, realistic, touching
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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The Colors of the Mountain
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, realistic, bleak, sentimental ...
Plot: young heroes, friendship, political unrest, countryside, village, youth, soldier, friends, coming of age, obsessive quest, human nature, obsession ...
Place: colombia, latin america
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Collateral Damage
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: exciting, rough, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, jungle, vengeance, revenge, fbi, violence, cia, explosions, fight scenes, vigilantism, chases and races, cyborgs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2002, 2000s
Place: colombia, los angeles, latin america, washington d.c.
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 6.5
 809
A Ton of Luck
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, treasure hunt, jungle, anti war, military, battles, prostitute, rescue, curses spells and rituals, inventions and discoveries, shot in the leg, letter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, latin america
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Cannibal Ferox
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, scary, serious, bloody, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: jungle, gory, serial killer, slasher, zombie, torture, cannibalism, holocaust, murder, vengeance, brutality, violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: colombia, south america, usa, new york
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Chronicle of a Death Foretold
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, realistic, sincere, gloomy, psychological
Plot: deadly, strong sexual content, love and romance, village, romance, small town, couples, prostitute, twins, wedding night, investigation, vengeance ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: colombia, latin america
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 2.8
 535
Monster
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: serious, scary, rough
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: deadly creature, mutant, danger, village, countryside, deadly, lake or river, disorder, supernatural, monster, escapades, imaginary ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, prehistory
Place: colombia, latin america
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 8.9
 261K
Narcos
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
Plot: blind ambition, crime, drug dealing, rise to the top, criminal heroes, ambition, crimes, gangsters, master criminal, politics, state affairs, power ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: colombia, latin america
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Pablo Escobar, The Drug Lord
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Colombia
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, realistic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: criminal heroes, crime, drug lord, organized 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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Our Lady of the Assassins
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, melancholic ...
Plot: murder, vengeance, gay, violence, poverty, crime, assassination, death, redemption, drinking, male nudity, drugs ...
Time: 90s
Place: los angeles, colombia, latin america, usa, tokyo ...
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 6.7
 1K
Dog Eat Dog
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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, gangsters, hotel, crimes, criminal heroes, master criminal, supernatural ability, twins, barking dog, chainsaw, torture, hotel room ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia
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 7.3
 1K
Satan
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: gloomy, serious, realistic, bleak
Plot: crime, clergy, femme fatale, forbidden love, teachers and students, cons and scams, cause and meaning, dishonesty, society, life is a bitch, violence spree, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia
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 6.7
 830
PVC-1
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: serious, tense, realistic, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: race against time, terrorism, woman in danger, chases and races, danger, deadly, rescue, against the odds, farm, terrorist, gay slur, bomb ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia
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Rosario Tijeras
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, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: drug dealing, crime, social decay, crimes, hospital, danger, deadly, romance, urban, vengeance, love triangle, vigilantism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1989
Place: colombia, mexico, latin america
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The Rose Seller
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, urban ghetto, juvenile delinquency, urban, prostitute, crime, drug dealing, rich and poor, addiction, alcohol abuse, down on your luck, drug abuse ...
Time: 90s
Place: colombia
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Rodrigo D: No Future
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, crime, gang, juvenile delinquency, urban, music band, rock, musician's life, music, drug dealing, downfall ...
Time: 80s
Place: colombia
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 6.9
 227
Choco
Genre: Drama
Country: Colombia
Duration: 80 min.
Style: gloomy, serious, 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, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, latin america
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Looking for Miguel
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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A Dot and a Line
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: soldier, friendship, jungle, anti war, war, military life, battles, military, friends, drug dealing, drug abuse, politics ...
Time: contemporary
Place: colombia, latin america, venezuela
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The Snail's Strategy
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: injustice, against the odds, social misfits, farm, estate, vengeance, social differences, miraculous event, lawyer, life is a bitch, rivalry, society ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: colombia, latin america
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 6.5
 505
Operation E
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, realistic, bleak, captivating
Plot: confined, jungle, danger, babies and infants, hostages, race against time, rescue, kidnapping, survival, track down, captivity, political unrest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, latin america
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 6.8
 924
Cartagena
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: serious, sentimental, realistic, touching
Plot: opposites attract, disability, 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
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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, hostages, crime gone awry, daring rescue, race against time, terrorism, kidnapping, missing person, chases and races, confined, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, new york, usa
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Let's Get Harry
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Harry Burck has been kidnapped by South American terrorists, and when the US Government refuses to intervene, Harry's friends decide to take matters into their own hands!
Style: semi serious, realistic, entertaining, sexy, ridiculous
Plot: adventure, friendship, kidnapping, hostages, rescue, fight scenes, missing person, confined, mentor, destiny, family, crimes ...
Time: 80s
Place: colombia, latin america
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Last Flight Out
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Hot-shot pilot Dan Hogan is sent deep into the Colombian jungle to rescue missionary doctor Ann Williams. Caught between innocent villagers and a ruthless drug lord, Ann won't abandon the people she has come to love.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, emotional, exciting ...
Plot: daring rescue, adventure, redemption, jungle, danger, village, escapades, hopes, drug dealing, getting home, race against time, human spirit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: colombia, latin america, south america
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