Drug dealer movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant drug dealer movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, rough, serious, suspense, interesting and bleak films and TV shows about / with drug dealer, drugs, crimes, drug dealing, violence, gangsters, gun, police, profanity and murder plots mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as drug dealer: Narcos (2015), Snowfall (2017), Breaking Bad (2008), Hot Summer Nights (2017), Weeds (2005), Moonlight (2016), Training Day (2001), Traffic (2000), Taxi Driver (1976), A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014).

List of drug dealer movies

 8.8
 410K
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, captivating, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gangsters, drug cartel, drug dealing, drug dealer, cartel, rise to the top, master criminal, smuggling, crimes, cia agent, criminal heroes, illegal drugs ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 90s, 20th century
Place: colombia, latin america, panama, mexico, spain ...
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 8.2
 18K
Snowfall (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Los Angeles. 1983. A storm is coming and it's name is crack. Set against the infancy of the crack cocaine epidemic and its ultimate radical impact on the culture as we know it, the story follows numerous characters on a violent collision course.
Style: realistic, sexy, rough, cynical, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealer, african american, ghetto, dea, cocaine, u.s. government, drug crime, smuggling, drug dealing, illegal drugs, latinx lead, gangsters ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: usa, los angeles, central america, south central los angeles, nicaragua ...
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 9.5
 1.8M
Breaking Bad (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 49 min.
TV show
Story: When Walter White, a New Mexico chemistry teacher, is diagnosed with Stage III cancer and given a prognosis of only two years left to live, he becomes filled with a sense of fearlessness and an unrelenting desire to secure his family's ...
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: drug dealing, life turned upside down, drug lord, crimes, family problems, peril, master criminal, life is a bitch, cancer, unlikely partners, drug cartel, criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new mexico, albuquerque new mexico, usa
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Hot Summer Nights (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A teen winds up in over his head while dealing drugs with a rebellious partner and chasing the young man's enigmatic sister during the summer of 1991 that he spends in Cape Cod, Massachusetts.
Style: captivating, exciting, light, humorous, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: summer, drug dealer, teenage protagonist, coming of age, friendship, criminal, teenager, drug dealing, money, party, marijuana, older woman teenage boy relationship ...
Time: year 1991, 90s, 80s
Place: massachusetts, nevada, boston, connecticut, wyoming ...
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 7.9
 110K
Weeds (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: Weeds is an American dark comedy-drama series created by Jenji Kohan. The central character is Nancy Botwin, a widowed mother of two boys who begins selling cannabis to support her family after her husband dies suddenly of a heart attack. Over the ...
Style: cynical, humorous, witty, realistic, erotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, drug dealing, marijuana, drug dealer, single mother, stoners, family life, suburbs, single parent, eccentric family, smuggling, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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 7.4
 304K
Moonlight (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 111 min.
Story: The tender, heartbreaking story of a young man’s struggle to find himself, told across three defining chapters in his life as he experiences the ecstasy, pain, and beauty of falling in love, while grappling with his own sexuality.
Style: lgbt cinema, sad, serious, sexy, inspirational ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, teen drama
Plot: lgbt, african american, gay, drug dealer, coming of age, forgiveness, first gay sexual experience, dysfunctional family, drug addict, bullying, homosexuality, childhood friend ...
Time: 2010s
Place: florida, atlanta georgia, miami
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 7.7
 430K
Training Day (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: On his first day on the job as a narcotics officer, a rookie cop works with a rogue detective who isn't what he appears.
Style: tense, realistic, neo noir, harsh, cerebral ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, african american, lone hero, corrupt cop, gang member, gunfight, gang, drug dealer, rookie, mentor, police, drugs ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 7.6
 207K
Traffic (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 147 min.
Story: An exploration of the United States of America's war on drugs from multiple perspectives. For the new head of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, the war becomes personal when he discovers his well-educated daughter is abusing cocaine ...
Style: bleak, suspense, realistic, political, tense ...
Plot: drug lord, drug cartel, drug addiction, organized crime, addiction, drug dealer, war on drugs, drug abuse, drug traffic, drugs, gangsters, corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: mexico, latin america, california, texas, maryland ...
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 8.2
 812K
Taxi Driver (1976)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A mentally unstable Vietnam War veteran works as a night-time taxi driver in New York City where the perceived decadence and sleaze feeds his urge for violent action, attempting to save a preadolescent prostitute in the process.
Style: psychological, bleak, neo noir, cerebral, disturbing ...
Plot: loner, character study, vigilante, loneliness, lone wolves, obsession, psychology, social decay, alienation, taxi driver, vigilantism, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1975
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, usa, vietnam, harlem
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A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Private investigator Matthew Scudder is hired by a drug kingpin to find out who kidnapped and murdered his wife.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, psychological, tense, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, private detective, serial killer, kidnapping, drug dealer, investigation, murder of wife, crimes, violence, revenge, redemption, secrets ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 90s, 21st century, year 1999 ...
Place: brooklyn new york city, usa, new york
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 5.7
 11K
White Girl (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Summer, New York City. A college girl falls hard for a guy she just met. After a night of partying goes wrong, she goes to wild extremes to get him back.
Style: sexy, disturbing, rough, thought provoking, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: sexual promiscuity, drug addict, drug dealer, sex scene, blonde, sex in office, sex in car, partying, violence, female protagonist, oral sex, public sex ...
Place: new york
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 8.4
 1.1M
American Beauty (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Lester Burnham, a depressed suburban father in a mid-life crisis, decides to turn his hectic life around after developing an infatuation with his daughter's attractive friend.
Style: thought provoking, sexual, melancholic, cerebral, sexy ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: midlife crisis, existentialism, age difference, coming of age, dysfunctional family, loneliness, older man younger woman relationship, older man young girl relationship, obsession, youth, family problems, adultery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa
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 7.2
 552K
21 Jump Street (2012)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: In high school, Schmidt was a dork and Jenko was the popular jock. After graduation, both of them joined the police force and ended up as partners riding bicycles in the city park. Since they are young and look like high school students, they are ...
Style: humorous, funny, ridiculous, buddy comedy, parody ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, boys' night
Plot: high school, undercover cop, working undercover, high school life, partners against crime, geek, party, buddy cop, drug dealer, police investigation, friendship, sarcasm ...
Time: 80s, contemporary, 21st century, year 2005, year 2012 ...
Place: usa
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 7.4
 15K
Sweet Sixteen (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Determined to have a normal family life once his mother gets out of prison, a Scottish teenager from a tough background sets out to raise the money for a home.
Style: disturbing, bleak, sentimental, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens, teen drama
Plot: heroin, juvenile delinquency, coming of age, innocence lost, prison, drug dealing, dysfunctional family, drug dealer, downfall, family relations, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland, europe
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 6.9
 19K
Saving Grace (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Unexpectedly widowed, prim and proper housewife Grace Trevethyn finds herself in dire financial straits when she inherits massive debts her late husband had been accruing for years. Faced with losing her house, she decides to use her talent for ...
Style: feel good, humorous, entertaining, twists and turns, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: marijuana, drug dealer, weed, drug dealing, family problems, small town life, small town, female protagonist, farce, police investigation, crimes, debt ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, cornwall, london, europe
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The Drug King (2018)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: South Korea
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Busan, South Korea, 1970s. Lee Doo-sam is a small-time smuggler. After helping a drug gang to smuggle meth, he falls into the dark crime world. Quick-witted and full of ambition, he eventually takes over the drug underworld and starts to lead a ...
Style: captivating, suspense, psychological, tense
Plot: drug dealer, crimes, drug traffic, political corruption, drug lord, drug abuse, yakuza, police corruption, methamphetamine, drugs, drug crime, political intrigue ...
Time: 80s, 70s
Place: south korea, busan, osaka japan
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 6.2
 69K
Cold Pursuit (2019)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Norway, China, Canada, USA, France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Nels Coxman's quiet life comes crashing down when his beloved son dies under mysterious circumstances. His search for the truth soon becomes a quest for revenge as he seeks coldblooded justice against a drug lord and his inner circle.
Style: harsh, suspense, suspenseful, semi serious, neo noir ...
Plot: revenge, snow, winter, drug cartel, skiing, one man army, drug dealer, vigilante, vigilantism, drug lord, life turned upside down, hate ...
Time: 2010s
Place: colorado, usa, denver colorado
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 6.2
 3K
Hyena (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Good policing doesn't necessarily mean doing everything by the book. But as the business of crime in London turns to favour the Albanians and Turks, how does a "good" policeman survive?
Style: realistic, serious, tense, rough, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police corruption, gang, drug dealer, murder, gangsters, drug dealing, crimes, bad cop, dishonesty, law enforcement, police investigation, human trafficking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england
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 6.6
 14K
The Business (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: During the '80s, a young man named Frankie dreams of escaping London's South East region, and his mother's thug of a boyfriend gives him just the opportunity. After beating up the abusive beau, Frankie runs off to Spain, where he ...
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, rough, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, drug dealer, rise and fall, femme fatale, crimes, gangsters, organized crime, drug cartel, drug abuse, murder, drug dealing, on the run ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: spain, colombia, london
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 8.4
 2K
Traffik (1989)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 315 min.
TV show
Story: Traffik is a 1989 British television serial about the illegal drugs trade. Its three stories are interwoven, with arcs told from the perspectives of Afghan and Pakistani growers and manufacturers, German dealers, and British users. It was nominated ...
Style: serious, thought provoking, tense, disturbing, bleak ...
Plot: heroin, drug dealer, drug abuse, crimes, police corruption, fighting the system, organized crime, smuggling, politics, price of justice, rules and policies, down on your luck ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: europe, england, germany, london, pakistan ...
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 6.6
 2K
The Giants (2011)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Belgium, France, Luxembourg
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Brothers Danny and Zak, 15 and 13 & 3/4 are spending the summer in their deceased grandfather's house, waiting in vain for their mother, who is otherwise busy, and running low on cash. To make some money they decide to rent out the ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, feel good, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, youth, brother brother relationship, teenager, teenage life, drug dealer, coming of age, self discovery, adolescence vs adulthood, when the parents are away, friends, rebellion ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: belgium, europe
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 6.8
 4K
Chiko (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Germany, Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: This is the story of Isa, who grows up in a Hamburg suburb. It might be one of the world's richest cities but every beast has its belly and here, in the very underbelly, Chiko lives in a world where violence, staking and keeping a claim, and ...
Style: serious, tense, captivating, suspense, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealer, gang, cocaine, immigrants, friendship, crimes, ambition, rivalry, murder, smuggling, betrayal, deception ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: hamburg germany, germany, europe
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 7.2
 71K
Go (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Told from three perspectives, a story of a bunch of young Californians trying to get some cash, do and deal some drugs, score money and sex in Las Vegas, and generally experience the rush of life.
Style: humorous, non-linear, witty, sexy, absurd ...
Audience: teens
Plot: drugs, christmas, nothing goes right, multiple storylines, clubbing, disorder, crimes, drug dealer, dark humor, drug dealing, rave, marijuana ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, los angeles, usa
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Out of the Furnace (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Two brothers live in the economically-depressed Rust Belt, when a cruel twist of fate lands one in prison. His brother is then lured into one of the most violent crime rings in the Northeast.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, tense, realistic, harsh ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: revenge, crimes, drug dealer, vengeance, justice, small town, brothers, disappearance, character study, ex convict, track down, vigilantism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s, 20th century, year 2008 ...
Place: usa, new jersey, pennsylvania, indiana, appalachia
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 6.5
 120K
Homefront (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Phil Broker is a former DEA agent who has gone through a crisis after his action against a biker gang went horribly wrong and it cost the life of his boss' son. He is recently widowed and is left with a 9-years-old daughter,Maddy. He decides to ...
Style: serious, tense, exciting, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: father daughter relationship, protector, single father, tough heroes, small town, ex law enforcer, crimes, undercover cop, mentor, chase, drug dealer, car chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, new jersey
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 6.7
 39K
Spun (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Over the course of three days Ross, a college dropout addicted to crystal-meth, encounters a variety of oddball folks - including a stripper named Nikki and her boyfriend, the local meth producer, The Cook - but all he really wants to do is hook up ...
Style: psychedelic, disturbing, psychological, surreal, rough ...
Plot: drug abuse, drugs, drug addiction, drug addict, stripper, methamphetamine, older woman younger woman relationship, drugged, addiction, drug trip, strong sexual content, masturbation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, las vegas
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 7.1
 19K
Thursday (1998)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Casey has given up drug dealing for a suburban idyll in Houston, a job as an architect and a new wife. They are even planning to adopt a child. But Casey's past arrives on the doorstep in the shape of Nick, an old business partner. And all hell ...
Style: neo noir, sexy, witty, humorous, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: dark humor, hitman, gangsters, woman rapes man, crimes, crime gone awry, cons and scams, drug dealer, drugs, criminal heroes, drug dealing, female nudity ...
Time: 90s
Place: texas, austin texas, usa, los angeles
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 8.9
 2.0M
Pulp Fiction (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: A burger-loving hit man, his philosophical partner, a drug-addled gangster's moll and a washed-up boxer converge in this sprawling, comedic crime caper. Their adventures unfurl in three stories that ingeniously trip back and forth in time.
Style: neo noir, witty, exciting, clever, cerebral ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, drugs, dark humor, hitman, overdose, gunfight, violence, organized crime, gangsters, multiple storylines, rape, cocaine ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 7.5
 259K
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, emotional, depressing, touching, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug addiction, gangsters, drug lord, drugs, drug abuse, rise and fall, drug dealing, drug cartel, cocaine, friendship, drug use, organized crime ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 60s, 50s, 90s ...
Place: colombia, latin america, california, boston, southern california ...
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 7.6
 178K
25th Hour (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The filmed adaptation from David Benioff's novel of the same name. Set in New York, a convicted drug dealer named Monty has one day left of freedom before he is sent to prison. Anger, blame, frustration, betrayal, guilt and loneliness are ...
Style: psychological, emotional, realistic, bleak, depressing ...
Plot: friendship, drugs, drug lord, betrayal, drug dealer, prison, organized crime, crimes, redemption, freedom, stock broker, gangsters ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
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