Drug bust movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant drug bust movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, suspense, rough and twists and turns films and TV shows about / with drug bust, drugs, murder, drug dealing, police, crimes, gun, police officer, shot to death and cocaine plots mostly in Drama, Crime and Thriller genres shot in USA, Canada, UK and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as drug bust: Dum Maaro Dum (2011), Bella Bettien (2002), Would Be Kings (2008), American Made (2017), Armed Hands (2012), Snitch (2013), Extraordinary Mission (2017), Loving Pablo (2017), Caged Heat (1974), Tequila Sunrise (1988).

List of drug bust movies

Dum Maaro Dum (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: India
Duration: 128 min.
Story: ACP Vishnu is sent on a mission to investigate and clean the underbelly of Goa. During his investigation, he uncovers a huge racket and discovers the involvement of various politicians.
Style: exciting, tense, twists and turns, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, drug bust, gangsters, murder, love, police, corruption, drug lord, rave party, drugs/alcohol, crime, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, goa india
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 6.3
 290
Bella Bettien (2002)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The gripping story of the Dutch Bettien Martens, based on true facts. After making an incredible career in the international narcotics world during 1984-1992, Bettien was arrested at Piazza Navona in Rome as one of the targets of the International ...
Style: tense, unusual plot structure, captivating, twists and turns, suspenseful
Plot: friendship, mafia, drugs, corruption, drug cartel, drug bust, cocaine, undercover, boss, death, mother daughter relationship, love ...
Place: colombia, mallorca
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 5.9
 127
Would Be Kings (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: Best friends Patrick (Currie Graham) and Jamie (Ben Bass) are also cousins and cops determined to keep the streets safe and provide for their families. Their relationship suffers when they become entangled in a dangerous mix of mobsters, corruption, ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, suspense, rough
Plot: police corruption, best friends, life is a bitch, betrayal, law enforcement, dishonesty, crimes, gang, drug dealing, drug abuse, dirty cop, drug bust ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Is relevant ?
 7.2
 159K
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, humorous, exciting, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: drug cartel, drug trafficking, cia, bare ass, money laundering, cia agent, true crime, cocaine, pilot, drug smuggling, illegal drugs, united states of america ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1978, 70s, year 1981 ...
Place: usa, colombia, latin america, panama, nicaragua ...
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Underworld Trilogy: The Prisoner (2010)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 292 min.
TV show
Story: Computer whizz-kid VESA LEVOLA is a decent young man with a promising career who unexpectedly ends up in prison after becoming involved in a street fight. In prison Vesa ends up working for the kingpin of the criminal world, who runs a ...
Style: suspenseful, disturbing, suspense
Plot: prisoner, prison, police, drug dealing, criminal gang, police station, police officer, drug bust, drug dealer, husband wife relationship, jail cell, police corruption ...
Place: finland, helsinki finland, russia
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 5.4
 532
Armed Hands (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Lucas and his team are after a gang of Serbian criminals using NATO-issued weapons. As the investigation leads him to Paris, Lucas attempts to reconnect with his estranged daughter, a young narc officer.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: police investigation, crimes, partners, snitch, law enforcement, partners against crime, informant, drug bust, police, chase, investigation, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: france, europe, marseille, paris france
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 6.4
 83K
Snitch (2013)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, United Arab Emirates, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Construction company owner John Matthews learns that his estranged son, Jason, has been arrested for drug trafficking. Facing an unjust prison sentence for a first time offender courtesy of mandatory minimum sentence laws, Jason has nothing to offer ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, exciting, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: drug lord, drug dealing, smuggling, undercover, family relations, agent, suspicion, frame up, arrest, protective parent, forced into action, working undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: missouri, usa, mexico, california, new jersey
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Extraordinary Mission (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: China
Duration: 117 min.
Story: An undercover police officer attempts to take down a drug trafficking syndicate from the inside.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic
Plot: undercover, police, master criminal, crime boss, working undercover, war on drugs, gain trust, drug dealing, one man army, tough heroes, danger, dishonesty ...
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 6.3
 18K
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, exciting, rough, brutal
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, drug cartel, cocaine, latinx lead, journalist, assassination, husband wife relationship, drugs, murder, minister, lovers, congress ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 1990s, year 1989, year 1993 ...
Place: colombia, south america, latin america, panama, florida
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 5.3
 2K
Caged Heat (1974)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A girl is caught in a drug bust and sent to the hoosegow.
Style: suspenseful, rough, offbeat, humorous, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, women's prison, sexual abuse, rape, gas station, life is a bitch, fugitives, crimes, confined, crime, criminal heroes, hostages ...
Time: 70s
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Tequila Sunrise (1988)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In a seaside California town, best friends Mac and Nick are on opposite sides of the law. Mac is a former drug dealer trying to clean up his act, while Nick is a high-profile detective trying to take down a Mexican drug lord named Carlos. Soon ...
Style: sexy, serious, realistic, atmospheric, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: love triangle, betrayal, drug dealer, restaurant, crime, crimes, romance, law enforcement, drug dealing, cons and scams, best friend, friendship ...
Time: 80s
Place: california, los angeles
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The Falcon and the Snowman (1985)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Mexico
Duration: 131 min.
Story: The true story of a disillusioned military contractor employee and his drug pusher childhood friend who became walk-in spies for the Soviet Union.
Style: tense, realistic, captivating, serious, psychological ...
Plot: espionage, treason, undercover, double agent, buddies, dishonesty, society, political conspiracy, cold war, spy, satellite, smuggling ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: usa, california, united states, mexico, soviet union ...
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Road House 2: Last Call (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Shane Tanner, the son of a legendary cooler named Dalton, learns that his uncle Nate got beat up by a group of men because he doesn't want to sell his bar, The Black Pelican, to a bunch of drug dealers. To help out his uncle, Shane teams up ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bar, gunfight, tough guy, vengeance, gang, buddies, drug dealing, vigilantism, against the odds, drug abuse, danger, criminal's revenge ...
Time: contemporary, 2000s
Place: louisiana
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 114K
The Mule (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Earl Stone, a man in his 80s who is broke, alone, and facing foreclosure of his business when he is offered a job that simply requires him to drive. Easy enough, but, unbeknownst to Earl, he’s just signed on as a drug courier for a Mexican cartel. ...
Style: road movie, realistic, exciting, based on true events, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: drug cartel, drug trafficking, drug dealer, drug traffic, money, old man, drugs, pickup truck, police officer, ex husband ex wife relationship, male protagonist, veteran ...
Time: year 2005, 2000s, year 1958, 2010s, year 2017
Place: mexico, chicago illinois, texas, new mexico, illinois ...
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Look Out, Officer! (1990)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Fantasy
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After police officer Paio is murdered, his soul cannot be at rest for his murder has been written off as a suicide. Therefore the heavens send him back to Earth as a spirit to find his 'savior' who will help him clear his name. Hsing, a ...
Style: buddy comedy, toilet humor
Plot: ghost, police, drug traffic, sword, old woman, shot in the head, police detective, shot in the butt, money, held at gunpoint, shrine, warehouse ...
Place: hong kong
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 6.5
 110K
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: boys' night, teens
Plot: protector, single father, ex law enforcer, tough heroes, father daughter relationship, crime, crimes, single parent, drug dealer, martial arts, small town, mentor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new orleans, louisiana, usa, new jersey
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Burning Mussolini (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
Story: .Ex-boxer Paul Choquino decides to finance his upcoming wedding by robbing reputed drug lord Benito Mussolini Bonacci. But everything that can go wrong in the burn does and Paul is left running from the law, the mob and one of the members of his own ...
Plot: cunnilingus, strip club, topless dancing, money, drugs, betrayal, masturbation, cocaine, prostitute, stripper, oral sex, sex montage ...
Is relevant ?
 5.8
 111
Heavenly Touch (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Philippines
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Jonard (Joash Balejado) is having trouble making ends meet. His mother is suffering from depression, and he and his sister are forced to quit school in order to take care of her. One day, Jonard meets up his friend Rodel (Paolo Serrano), and Rodel ...
Plot: masseur, gay, massage parlor, massage, gay teenager, spa, gay sex, murder, male nudity, riot, gay relationship, drugs ...
Place: the philippines
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 7.0
 40
75 (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A car crash victim, humiliated housewife and two repressed teens are connected by their relationships with hard-working therapist Viola, who helps them battle their addictions while two disillusioned detectives struggle with the mounting war against ...
Style: social realism, suspense, tense, psychological, dark humor ...
Audience: kids
Plot: double life, strong female character, organized crime, drug use, secret life, social problem, secret, doctor patient relationship, paranoia, friendship between men, introspection, psychiatrist ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, year 2016
Place: ohio, cincinnati ohio, kentucky, midwest, usa ...
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John and Yoko: A Love Story (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Details the lives of John Lennon and Yoko Ono, from before their first meeting to their rise to stardom.
Style: sentimental, realistic, serious, avant garde
Audience: date night
Plot: the beatles, couples, rising to stardom, assassination, rock, interracial relations, celebrity culture, fall in love, couple relations, love and romance, artists and showbiz, lifestyle ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 80s, 1960s
Place: london
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 6.8
 27K
Freeway (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Following the arrest of her mother, Ramona, young Vanessa Lutz decides to go in search of her estranged grandmother. On the way, she is given a ride by school counselor Bob Wolverton. During the journey, Lutz begins to realize that Bob is the ...
Style: disturbing, cynical, suspenseful, bloody, rough ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: serial killer, hitchhiker, murder, life is a bitch, disfigurement, prison, police investigation, crime, crimes, brutality, social decay, violence ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: california, san diego california, los angeles
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The French Connection (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Tough narcotics detective 'Popeye' Doyle is in hot pursuit of a suave French drug dealer who may be the key to a huge heroin-smuggling operation.
Style: atmospheric, tense, realistic, breathtaking, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heroin, drug lord, drug smuggling, police brutality, drug dealing, gangsters, anti heroes, anti hero, car chase, informant, neo noir, partnership ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, marseille, manhattan new york city, washington d.c. ...
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Everything's Gone Green (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Canada
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Ryan, a good-natured slacker, is tempted into a money laundering scheme while working for a lottery magazine. A capitalistic comedy that asks the question - when is "enough" enough?
Style: witty, humorous, realistic, semi serious, talky ...
Plot: cons and scams, unemployment, youth, rise to the top, love and romance, dishonesty, buddies, couples, couple relations, drug abuse, breakup, lottery ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada
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American Gangster (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Following the death of his employer and mentor, Bumpy Johnson, Frank Lucas establishes himself as the number one importer of heroin in the Harlem district of Manhattan. He does so by buying heroin directly from the source in South East Asia and he ...
Style: harsh, serious, tense, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, organized crime, mob boss, drug lord, mafia, heroin, police corruption, drug traffic, drug trafficking, smuggling, rise and fall, society ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, 1960s, 1990s ...
Place: new york, harlem, usa, bronx new york city, new jersey ...
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 170K
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: atmospheric, realistic, psychological, emotional, bleak ...
Plot: stock broker, friendship, drug lord, betrayal, 9/11, race against time, rage, introspection, regret, organized crime, mistrust, drug dealer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: new york, usa, new jersey
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 2K
8-Ball (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 107 min.
Story: 8-Ball tells the story of single mother Pike who, having just been released from prison, is trying to start her life anew. When her former boyfriend Lalli comes back from abroad, it opens a window into a past that Pike wants to put behind her.
Style: suspenseful, sincere, realistic, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: hopes, going straight, starting over, haunted by the past, one more chance, family relations, single parent, crimes, parents and children, drugs/alcohol, past, motherhood ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland
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Cheech & Chong's Animated Movie (2013)
Genre: Animation, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: You're not hallucinating (but they are)... It's the legendary toker jokers Cheech ?& Chong as you've never seen them before -- in their very first Animated Movie. Catch the buzz as their most outrageous routines and ...
Style: humorous, not serious, adult animation
Audience: teens
Plot: stoners, drug humor, friendship, odd couple, buddies, escapades, disorder, on the road, drug use, drugs/alcohol, strong language, stoned ...
Place: usa
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The Vampire Conspiracy (2005)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Five people are abducted by a maniacal vampire and put into a deadly maze of wits and endurance. If they make it through alive, they'll be placed back in the game - forever - as bloodthirsty slaves pursuing the next round of victims. The group ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, tense, serious ...
Plot: supernatural, vampire, mind game, riddles and clues, captivity, isolation, rivalry, danger, deadly creature, confined, deadly, stalking ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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I'll Make You Happy (1999)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: New Zealand
Story: A young hooker must find the money to send her roommate to Tibet in order to fulfill his dreams. She discovers plans for an illegal steroid deal going down between her pimp and a coke addict. Her and the girls, a new male friend, and her ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: prostitute, heist, teenage life, disorder, drug dealing, crimes, love and romance, dishonesty, nothing goes right, romance, steroids, impersonating a police officer ...
Time: 90s
Place: new zealand
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Street Kings 2: Motor City (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Ray Liotta (Goodfellas) delivers an intense, electrifying performance in this explosive follow-up to the gritty urban crime thriller Street Kings. Liotta plays Detroit detective Marty Kingston, the leader of an undercover narcotics team, whose ...
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, rough, bleak, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, police investigation, police corruption, violence, working undercover, uncover truth, vigilantism, crimes, partners against crime, investigation, cop as target, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: detroit, usa, michigan
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