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, serious, suspenseful, stylized, humorous and exciting films and TV shows about / with crimes, murder, crime, law enforcement, violence, gangsters, corruption, police investigation, storytelling and mentor plots mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, Italy, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as miami: Dexter (2006), Scarface (1983), Pain & Gain (2013), CSI: Miami (2002), Austin & Ally (2011), Miami Vice (1984), Magic City (2012), Miami Vice (2006), 2 Fast 2 Furious (2003), Burn Notice (2007).

List of movies set in miami

 8.7
 590K
Dexter (2006)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 53 min.
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, dark humor, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: serial killer, hidden identity, double life, crimes, crime, vigilantism, right and wrong, police station, corpse, forensics, killings, loner ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: miami, florida, usa
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 8.3
 654K
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: serious, exciting, rough, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, drug dealing, drug abuse, gangsters, cocaine, gunfight, organized crime, criminal heroes, rise and fall, ambition, mafia, mob boss ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: miami, cuba, usa, bolivia, colombia
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 6.4
 186K
Pain & Gain (2013)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
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: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, disturbing, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, kidnapping, athlete's life, american dream, friends, crimes, greed, buddies, ambition, partners, partners in crime, ex convict ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s, year 1995, year 1994
Place: miami, florida, usa, mexico, bahamas ...
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 6.4
 49K
CSI: Miami (2002)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
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, rough, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police investigation, crime, murder, danger, policewoman, investigation, mystery, forensics, deadly, medical examiner, forensic evidence, crime scene ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: miami, usa, florida
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Austin & Ally (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: humorous, not serious, realistic
Audience: kids
Plot: best friends, music, youth, musician's life, singer, teenage life, artists and showbiz, rising to stardom, friendship, family, conservative, shyness ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, usa, florida
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 7.5
 20K
Miami Vice (1984)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 48 min.
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, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, undercover, partners against crime, undercover agent, drugs/alcohol, crime, drug dealing, partners, law enforcement, rivalry, vengeance, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa
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 7.7
 11K
Magic City (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
Story: Set in 1959 Miami, Florida shortly after the Cuban Revolution, Magic City tells the story of Ike Evans, the owner of Miami's most glamorous hotel, the Miramar Playa. Evans is forced to make an ill-fated deal with Miami mob boss Ben Diamond to ...
Style: serious, stylized, atmospheric, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: hotel, organized crime, maid, jewish, mob boss, intrigue, drugs/alcohol, crime, gangsters, couple relations, parents and children, ambition ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1960s, year 1959
Place: miami, usa
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 6.0
 102K
Miami Vice (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Paraguay, Uruguay
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Miami Vice is a feature film based on the 1980s action drama TV series. The film tells the story of vice detectives Crockett and Tubbs and how their personal and professional lives are dangerously getting mixed.
Style: stylized, rough, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, drug dealing, police investigation, mole, crime, buddies, partners against crime, tough law enforcer, dangerous attraction, working undercover, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, havana cuba, usa, florida, south america ...
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2 Fast 2 Furious (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 107 min.
Story: It's a major double-cross when former police officer Brian O'Conner teams up with his ex-con buddy Roman Pearce to transport a shipment of "dirty" money for shady Miami-based import-export dealer Carter Verone. But the guys are ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: car race, car chase, hip hop, chase, tough heroes, car, sports car, urban, chases and races, crimes, partners, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, usa, los angeles, florida
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 8.0
 64K
Burn Notice (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: A formerly blacklisted spy uses his unique skills and training to help people in desperate situations.
Style: suspenseful, semi serious, exciting, realistic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, spy, explosion, starting over, adventure, private investigator, secret agents, save the day, uncover truth, chases and races, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, florida, usa
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 6.6
 204K
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: exciting, semi serious, realistic, humorous, rough ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: drug lord, car chase, violence, buddy cop, exploding house, interrogation, undercover, mexican standoff, minefield, foot chase, drug dealing, gunfight ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: miami, cuba, florida, usa, puerto rico
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 6.9
 204K
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: exciting, humorous, buddy comedy, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: drug lord, black cop, car chase, gunfight, police corruption, internal affairs, foot chase, buddies, police investigation, partners against crime, witness protection, verbal byplay ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: miami, florida, usa
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The Golden Girls (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, witty, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: sitcom, elderly, widow, female friendship, friendship, best friends, golden years, aging, friends, looking for love, parents and children, singleness ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: florida, miami, usa, sicily, minnesota ...
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 7.3
 708
Karen Sisco (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: humorous, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crime, chases and races, crimes, u.s. marshal, law enforcement, family relations, fugitives, track down, boss and employee, parents and children, love and romance, workplace ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, florida, usa
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The Golden Palace (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
Story: The Golden Palace is an American sitcom that originally aired on CBS from September 18, 1992, to May 14, 1993. The show is a spin-off of the sitcom The Golden Girls, continuing the story from that series. CBS cancelled the spin-off in 1993 after one ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, realistic, witty
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: sitcom, hotel, elderly, chef, best friends, golden years, workplace situations, workplace, friends, friendship, remarry, business venture ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: miami, florida, usa, minnesota
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Miami Medical (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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: suspenseful, serious, captivating, realistic, exciting
Plot: doctor, surgeon, hospital, race against time, doctors and patients, workplace situations, workplace, power relations, workplace romance, military hospital, intern, lifesaver ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, florida, usa, medical school
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 6.5
 13K
Friendship (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: India, USA
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Kunal and Sameer, two straight guys who pretend to be a gay couple to secure an posh Miami apartment, but both of them fall for their gorgeous room-mate Neha, hilarity ensures as they strive to convince one and all they are gay! While secretly ...
Style: humorous, feel good, semi serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: friendship, bollywood, disorder, romance, jealousy, gay, tenant, rivalry, stereotypes, music, love triangle, partners ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, florida, usa
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Up Close & Personal (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Tally Atwater has a dream: to be a prime-time network newscaster. She pursues this dream with nothing but ambition, raw talent and a homemade demo tape. Warren Justice is a brilliant, hard edged, veteran newsman. He sees Tally has talent and becomes ...
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: journalism, romance, tragic love, rise to the top, reporter, career, love affair, workplace romance, ambition, love and romance, media, teaching the ways of the world ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: miami, florida, pennsylvania, philadelphia, usa ...
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 6.4
 7K
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: cynical, serious, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: neo noir, psychopath, false teeth, thief, crime, prostitute, police detective, criminal heroes, strong sexual content, chases and races, romance, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa, los angeles, 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, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police, buddies, crime, hostages, fbi, bank robbery, fight, crime gone awry, kidnapping, missing person, friends, confined ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa
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 6.6
 2K
Tony Rome (1967)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Tony Rome, a tough Miami PI living on a houseboat, is hired by a local millionaire to find jewelry stolen from his daughter, and in the process has several encounters with local hoods as well as the Miami Beach PD.
Style: serious, suspenseful, clever, realistic, witty ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, murder, investigation, beach, sex, prostitute, mystery, neo noir, who done it, crimes, dishonesty, missing person ...
Time: 60s
Place: miami, florida, usa
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Kings of South Beach (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 120 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: nightlife, criminal heroes, crime, crimes, nightclub, gangsters, downfall, right hand man, bankruptcy, lifestyle, addiction, arson ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, florida, usa
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 5.3
 1K
Cutaway (2000)
Genre: Action
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master criminal, partners against crime, parachuting, fbi, special agents, tough law enforcer, drug dealing, espionage, terrorism, track down, working undercover, police investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, florida, usa
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I Live with Models (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 22 min.
Story: Tommy is a chubby barista, whose perfect hands catapult him into the glamorous but ruthless world of modelling. He can take everything his new career throws at him but the hard part is dealing with his new roommates – a tough-talking catalogue ...
Style: humorous, realistic, situational comedy, light, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: sitcom, fashion, model, misfit, roommate, twentysomething life, fish out of water, disorder, friendship, ambition, talent agent, frame up ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, usa, florida
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 5.4
 2K
The Blackout (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A debauched Hollywood movie actor tries to piece together one wild night in Miami years earlier which remains a drug-induced blur, and soon finds out that some questions about his past are best left unanswered.
Style: psychological, sexual, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: actor, sex, social misfits, going straight, couple relations, nightclub, hollywood, addiction, alcohol abuse, drug abuse, haunted by the past, memory loss ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, florida, usa, new york
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 3.4
 744
Miami Magma (2011)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When an offshore-drilling rig in the Gulf bursts into flames and sinks, Antoinette Vitrini (Rachel Hunter) - a beautiful and insightful volcanologist - investigates the area with startling results. Confirming her theory that a long-dormant ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: volcano, race against time, save the day, conspiracy, oil, adventure, chaos and mayhem, forces of nature, chases and races, danger, escapades, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, florida, usa, united states
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 5.3
 3K
Aladdin (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Updating of the old "Aladdin" Arabian Nights tale, as a teenager in modern-day Miami finds a magic lantern and out pops a genie, who's been asleep for 200 years and in his gratitude grants the boy several wishes.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Audience: family outing
Plot: genie, superhuman powers, adventure, miraculous event, teenage life, wish come true, family, heroes, imaginary, youth, anti heroes, superhero ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa
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 8.1
 9K
StartUp (2016)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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, captivating, serious, suspense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: organized crime, stolen money, banker, gang, corruption, violence, dysfunctional relationship, computer, scam, sex scene, corrupt official, father son relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: miami
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 6.9
 70K
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: clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic, surprise ending ...
Plot: mafia, hollywood, debt, producer, violence, murder, drug lord, gambling, money, crime, actress, actor ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: miami, los angeles, usa, california, florida ...
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 5.9
 5K
Curdled (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Gabriella, a Columbian immigrant, is obsessed with understanding violent crime. The current string of murders by "The Blue Blood Killer" of affluent Miami socialites provides her with fodder for her scrapbook of death. She lands a job with ...
Style: dark humor, disturbing, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: serial killer, murder, blood, bakery, cleaning lady, samurai sword, decapitation, crime, dangerous attraction, psychopath, obsession, investigation ...
Time: 90s
Place: miami, colombia, florida, usa
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