Movies and TV shows set in miami

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in miami ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, suspenseful, humorous, serious, captivating and tense films and TV shows about / with crimes, police, gangsters, murder, law enforcement, police investigation, drugs, violence, investigation and gun plots mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, Italy, France and other countries.
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miami movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as miami: Scarface (1983), CSI: Miami (2002), Dexter (2006), Pain & Gain (2013), StartUp (2016), Rough Night (2017), Rosewood (2015), Grand Hotel (2019), Austin & Ally (2011), Good Morning, Miami (2002).

List of movies set in miami

 8.3
 823K
Scarface (1983)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 170 min.
Story: After getting a green card in exchange for assassinating a Cuban government official, Tony Montana stakes a claim on the drug trade in Miami. Viciously murdering anyone who stands in his way, Tony eventually becomes the biggest drug lord in the ...
Style: exciting, serious, rough, harsh, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, organized crime, drug lord, cocaine, gunfight, drug cartel, mob boss, drug dealing, criminal heroes, drug abuse, crimes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: miami, cuba, miami beach, florida, bolivia ...
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 6.4
 57K
CSI: Miami (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: CSI: Miami follows Crime Scene Investigators working for the Miami-Dade Police Department as they use physical evidence, similar to their Las Vegas counterparts, to solve grisly murders. The series mixes deduction, gritty subject matter, and ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, rough, contemplative
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forensics, policewoman, investigation, murder, workplace situations, workplace, riddles and clues, medical examiner, police detective, law enforcement, crimes, police ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: miami, usa, florida
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 8.7
 716K
Dexter (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
TV show
Story: Dexter is an American television drama series. The series centers on Dexter Morgan, a blood spatter pattern analyst for 'Miami Metro Police Department' who also leads a secret life as a serial killer, hunting down criminals who have ...
Style: captivating, clever, serious, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, crimes, hidden identity, double life, right and wrong, crime investigation, loner, corpse, forensics, police station, dark humor, killings ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: miami, florida, usa
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 6.4
 216K
Pain & Gain (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Daniel Lugo, manager of the Sun Gym in 1990s Miami, decides that there is only one way to achieve his version of the American dream: extortion. To achieve his goal, he recruits musclemen Paul and Adrian as accomplices. After several failed attempts, ...
Style: stylized, humorous, tense, realistic, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: american dream, kidnapping, athlete's life, crimes, friends, dark humor, stupidity, bodybuilder, ambition, group of criminals, partners, buddies ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1994, year 1995, 70s
Place: miami, florida, new jersey, usa, bahamas ...
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 7.8
 29K
StartUp (2016)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A desperate banker needs to conceal stolen money. A Haitian-American gang lord wants to go legit. A Cuban-American hacker has an idea that will revolutionize the very future of money itself. Forced to work together, they unwittingly create their ...
Style: tense, exciting, captivating, serious, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: computer, corruption, hacker, gang, dysfunctional relationship, father son relationship, sex scene, corrupt official, organized crime, stolen money, violence, scam ...
Time: contemporary
Place: miami
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 5.2
 52K
Rough Night (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Five best friends from college reunite 10 years later for a wild bachelorette weekend in Miami. Their hard partying takes a hilariously dark turn when they accidentally kill a male stripper. Amidst the craziness of trying to cover it up, ...
Style: buddy comedy, captivating, feel good, humorous, sexy ...
Plot: lesbian, male stripper, murder, friendship, friends, female friendship, stripper, death, female protagonist, slumber party, blonde, beach ...
Time: year 2006, year 2016
Place: miami, usa
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 6.6
 8K
Rosewood (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 42 min.
TV show
Story: Dr. Beaumont Rosewood, Jr. is a brilliant private pathologist who uses wildly sophisticated technology and his drive to live life to the fullest to help a tough-as-nails detective and the Miami PD uncover clues no one else can see.
Style: captivating, tense, twists and turns, serious, philosophical
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female detective, pathologist, police detective, laboratory, murder investigation, crimes, doctor, analysis, heart condition, family relations, partners, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: miami, usa
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 7.0
 4K
Grand Hotel (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A bold, provocative upstairs/downstairs drama set at the last family-owned hotel in multicultural Miami Beach. Wealthy and beautiful guests bask in luxury, but scandals, escalating debt and explosive secrets hide beneath the picture-perfect exterior.
Style: romantic, emotional, captivating, light, entertaining
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: intrigue, secrets, family business, family relations, unlikely couple, hotel, secret, love and romance, parents and children, latin, deep south, soap
Time: 21st century
Place: miami, florida
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 5.9
 12K
Austin & Ally (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A comedy about the unique relationship between a young songwriter, Ally Dawson, and Austin Moon, the overnight internet sensation who gains sudden notoriety after performing one of Ally's songs. Austin and Ally struggle with how to maintain and ...
Style: not serious, sitcom, humorous, realistic
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: best friends, youth, singer, teenage life, artists and showbiz, music, rising to stardom, friends, shyness, friendship, conservative, musician's life ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Place: miami, florida, usa
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Good Morning, Miami (2002)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A talented young TV producer arrives in Miami to revamp the lowest-rated morning show in the country. Jake Silver risks taking the job when he sets eyes on the show's beautiful, down-to-earth hair stylist Dylan, who wows him like nobody before ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, realistic, funny ...
Plot: tv show, couples, producer, television producer, weatherman, media, television, satire, ambition, workplace situations, talk show host, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, usa, florida
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Miami Medical (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Miami Medical is a medical drama television series created by Jeffrey Lieber. It follows the professional and private lives of a team of trauma surgeons. The series was produced by Jerry Bruckheimer Television and Warner Bros. Television. It ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, captivating, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: medicine, hospital, doctor, surgeon, race against time, doctors and patients, lifesaver, intern, rookie, workplace, workplace romance, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, florida, usa
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 6.6
 249K
Bad Boys II (2003)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 147 min.
Story: Out-of-control, trash-talking buddy cops Marcus Burnett and Mike Lowrey of the Miami Narcotics Task Force reunite, and bullets fly, cars crash and laughs explode as they pursue a whacked-out drug lord from the streets of Miami to the barrios of ...
Style: funny, entertaining, humorous, exciting, buddy movie ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: buddy cop, police, drug lord, gunfight, gangsters, chase, african american, foul language, friendship between men, partners against crime, violent, car chase ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: miami, florida, cuba, usa, puerto rico ...
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Every Witch Way (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: The series follows 14-year-old Emma Alonso, as she moves to Miami and her life turns upside-down. Not only does she discover that she is a witch, she also has a crush on the boy next door, Daniel. But Daniel’s ex-girlfriend Maddie, who is an ...
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, light, captivating
Audience: teens, family outing, kids
Plot: high school, teenage love, supernatural ability, fall in love, magic, family, high school life, witch, chosen one, love and romance, youth, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, usa
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 4.7
 446
Fires Within (1991)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: A Cuban emigre, living in Miami and involved in an affair with the American seaman who rescued her and her daughter years earlier, must face her husband after he is unexpectedly released from a Cuban prison.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, emotional
Plot: political prisoner, cuban, dishonesty, life is a bitch, love and romance, immigrants, society, state affairs, betrayal, politics, revolution, false accusation ...
Place: miami, florida, usa, cuba, latin america
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Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: He's Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. Jim Carrey is on the case to find the Miami Dolphins' missing mascot and quarterback Dan Marino. He goes eyeball to eyeball with a man-eating shark, stakes out the Miami Dolphins and woos and wows the ...
Style: light, humorous, absurd, funny, entertaining ...
Audience: kids, teens
Plot: stupidity, investigation, private detective, dog, animals, pets, kidnapping, farce, goofy hero, crimes, save the day, amateur detective ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: miami, usa, florida, new jersey
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 6.4
 9K
Miami Blues (1990)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: When Fred gets out of prison, he decides to start over in Miami, where he starts a violent one-man crime wave. He soon meets up with amiable college student Susie. Opposing Fred is Sgt Hoke Moseley, a cop who is getting a bit old for the job, ...
Style: neo noir, harsh, twists and turns, stylized, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, crimes, psychopath, brutality, hitman, character study, undercover cop, police detective, loneliness, police corruption, thief, law enforcement ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: miami, florida, los angeles, usa, san francisco
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Trinity: Good Guys and Bad Guys (1985)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1978, $20 million was stolen from a Detroit bank. One of the robbers was caught, one was found dead, and the third disappeared. The money was never found. Seven years later, the robber who was caught was released from jail. He immediately went to ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, suspenseful, buddy comedy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: law enforcement, gang, disorder, friendship, heist, crime gone awry, partners, dishonesty, confined, crimes, gangsters, missing person ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami, usa, florida
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 6.9
 84K
Get Shorty (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Chili Palmer is a Miami mobster who gets sent by his boss, the psychopathic "Bones" Barboni, to collect a bad debt from Harry Zimm, a Hollywood producer who specializes in cheesy horror films. When Chili meets Harry's leading lady, ...
Style: humorous, funny, intense, light, suspense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: mafia, hollywood, gangsters, crimes, debt, producer, gambling, drug lord, cons and scams, movie business, murder, heist ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: miami, los angeles, las vegas, usa, florida ...
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 7.5
 26K
Miami Vice (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
TV show
Story: The story of the Miami Police Department's vice squad and its efforts to end drug trafficking and prostitution, centered on the unlikely partnership of Sonny Crockett and Ricardo Tubbs - who first meet when Tubbs is undercover in a drug cartel.
Style: serious, exciting, stylized, realistic, neo noir ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, police detective, undercover, partners against crime, partners, police, law enforcement, rivalry, drug dealing, drugs, undercover cop, police officer ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: miami, florida, usa
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 7.2
 853
Karen Sisco (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: As a U.S. Deputy Marshal, based on Miami, Florida's Gold Coast, Karen must deal with the underbelly of South Beach nightlife and Palm Beach high life while tracking down fugitives. She also struggles to win the respect of her fellow officers. ...
Style: realistic, exciting, serious, tense, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female police detective, law enforcement, workplace, crimes, boss and employee, u.s. marshal, parents and children, superior officer, track down, policewoman, forensics, female detective ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, florida, usa
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Kings of South Beach (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This fact-based crime thriller details the downfall of Miami's hottest nightclub. Chris Troiano owns the trendiest nightclub in all of South Beach; a place where the line always winds down the block and only the most beautiful people make it ...
Style: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: lifestyle, downfall, bankruptcy, nightclub, nightlife, gangsters, crimes, criminal heroes, addiction, abuse, false identity, right hand man ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, florida, usa
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 5.2
 2K
Cutaway (2000)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The successful undercover agent Victor Cooper is assigned for his ninth mission: to find how the loadings of drug is being brought to Miami. He suspects that the drug is coming through the air and joins a team of sky diving, under the leadership of ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, sentimental, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: parachuting, terrorism, track down, drug dealing, crimes, secret agents, master criminal, partners against crime, espionage, undercover, ambition, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, usa, florida
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Point of Impact (1993)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Jack Davis is a tough, outspoken cop who finds himself wrongly accused for the death of a fellow agent by the depraved and power hungry chief of Miami Customs, Martin Cullen. Disgraced and dismissed, Jack swears revenge and goes to work for Roberto ...
Style: suspense, erotic, realistic, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: oral sex, computer cracker, death, revenge, bodyguard, cuban, extramarital affair, loss of partner, vigilantism, dangerous attraction, working undercover, love affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, florida, cuba
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The Golden Girls (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The Golden Girls is an American sitcom, created by Susan Harris, that originally aired on NBC from September 14, 1985, to May 9, 1992. Starring Bea Arthur, Betty White, Rue McClanahan and Estelle Getty, the show centers on four older women sharing a ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, realistic, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: family outing, kids, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: female protagonist, elderly, old woman, female friendship, sicilian, family relations, lifestyle, best friends, singleness, parents and children, senior citizen, widow ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s
Place: florida, miami, sicily, atlanta georgia, brooklyn new york city ...
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 8.0
 74K
Burn Notice (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A formerly blacklisted spy uses his unique skills and training to help people in desperate situations.
Style: exciting, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spy, espionage, outsmarting, adventure, uncover truth, starting over, private investigator, peril, new job, gadget, ex law enforcer, lifestyle change ...
Time: contemporary, future, 21st century
Place: miami, florida, usa
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 6.8
 263K
Bad Boys (1995)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Marcus Burnett is a hen-pecked family man. Mike Lowry is a foot-loose and fancy free ladies' man. Both are Miami policemen, and both have 72 hours to reclaim a consignment of drugs stolen from under their station's nose. To complicate ...
Style: buddy comedy, humorous, buddy movie, entertaining, exciting ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, boys' night
Plot: drug lord, two man army, partners against crime, black cop, murder, police investigation, adventure, police corruption, crimes, gangsters, buddy cop, friendship between men ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1995
Place: miami, florida, usa, north america
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 3.2
 192
A Miami Tail (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: "A Miami Tail" is a contemporary version of Lysistrata, a classic Greek comedy by Aristophanes. "A Miami Tail" has Alicia (Trina) leading the women of Liberty City in a protest against gang violence and disrespect of women in ...
Style: sexy, semi serious, realistic, humorous, sex comedy ...
Plot: gang, youth, society, couples, battle of the sexes, juvenile delinquency, crimes, city life, sexual relations, urban ghetto life, sexuality, protest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, florida, miami
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Critical Thinking (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Based on a true story from 1998, five Latino and Black teenagers from the toughest underserved ghetto in Miami fight their way into the National Chess Championship under the guidance of their unconventional but inspirational teacher.
Style: motivational, thought provoking, psychological, captivating, contemplative
Plot: chess, social problems, misfit, high school, life is a bitch, dedicated educator, human relationship, society, city, unconventional method, teacher, contest ...
Place: miami
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 5.9
 11K
Wasp Network (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, Brazil, Spain, Belgium
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Havana, early 90’s. René González, a Cuban pilot, steals a plane and flees Cuba, leaving behind his beloved wife and daughter. He starts a new life in Miami. Other Cuban defectors soon follow and start a spy network. Their mission is to ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, touching, feel good ...
Plot: spy, espionage, communism, terrorism, international relations, corruption, informant, bomb, drugs, baby, escape, wedding ...
Time: 90s, year 1990, 20th century
Place: cuba, miami, havana cuba
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Carlita's Secret (2004)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Carlita's Secret begins with a young girl who unwittingly participates in a drug deal rip off. She goes into hiding from the police and the boyfriend she helped commit the rip off with. After years in hiding she becomes a successful nightclub ...
Style: suspense, captivating, tense, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, nightclub, crimes, on the run, frame up, dishonesty, witnessing a crime, manhunt, law enforcement, murder, false accusation, investigation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, usa, florida
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