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, humorous, suspenseful, stylized and exciting films and TV shows about / with crimes, murder, gun, violence, police, crime, gunfight, partners, blood and police detective plots mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, Germany, India and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as miami: Scarface (1983), Dexter (2006), Pain & Gain (2013), CSI: Miami (2002), StartUp (2016), Rough Night (2017), Fires Within (1991), Austin & Ally (2011), Point of Impact (1993), Miami Medical (2010).

List of movies set in miami

 8.3
 727K
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, captivating, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, drug lord, mafia, cocaine, mob boss, drug dealing, criminal heroes, gunfight, rise and fall, drug cartel, drug abuse, organized crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: miami, cuba, usa, bolivia, colombia ...
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 8.6
 632K
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: clever, captivating, serious, dark humor, stylized ...
Plot: serial killer, vigilantism, double life, hidden identity, corpse, crimes, forensics, right and wrong, loner, crime, crime investigation, police detective ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: miami, florida, usa
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 6.4
 199K
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: dark humor, humorous, realistic, disturbing, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: american dream, athlete's life, friends, crime, crimes, weightlifting, ambition, group of criminals, partners, kidnapping, greed, stupidity ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1995, year 1994 ...
Place: miami, florida, usa, mexico, bahamas ...
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 6.4
 52K
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, rough, realistic, contemplative
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forensics, policewoman, crime, danger, murder, police investigation, investigation, crimes, riddles and clues, mystery, workplace, workplace situations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 2010s
Place: miami, usa, florida
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 8.0
 12K
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, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: computer, hacker, corruption, dysfunctional relationship, gang, organized crime, scam, violence, stolen money, father son relationship, gun, sex scene ...
Time: contemporary
Place: miami
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 5.2
 46K
Rough Night (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
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, neo screwball comedy
Plot: female friendship, friendship, male stripper, friends, murder, female protagonist, drinking, crime, stripper, blonde, lesbian, friendship between women ...
Time: year 2006, year 2016
Place: miami, usa
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 4.8
 392
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: tense, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: political prisoner, family life, political unrest, love triangle, betrayal, politics, love and romance, life is a bitch, society, immigrants, dishonesty, state affairs ...
Place: miami, usa, florida, cuba, latin america
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Austin & Ally (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
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, realistic, sitcom, humorous
Audience: kids
Plot: best friends, artists and showbiz, youth, rising to stardom, music, teenage life, friendship, singer, conservative, shyness, aspiring singer, friends ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary
Place: miami, florida, usa
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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: serious, realistic, rough, cult film, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: loss of partner, danger, revenge, death, extramarital affair, cuban, bodyguard, criminal heroes, master criminal, chases and races, undercover, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: miami, cuba, 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: hospital, doctor, surgeon, race against time, doctors and patients, workplace romance, workplace situations, rookie, lifesaver, intern, workplace, medicine ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, usa, florida
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 6.4
 8K
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: rough, suspenseful, serious, realistic, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, psychopath, police detective, neo noir, thief, crimes, crime, strong sexual content, law enforcement, dishonesty, criminal heroes, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: miami, florida, usa, los angeles, san francisco
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 6.9
 75K
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, semi serious, intense, witty, entertaining ...
Plot: mafia, hollywood, debt, producer, drug lord, money, gambling, gangsters, crimes, crime, cons and scams, satire ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: miami, los angeles, usa, las vegas, florida ...
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 7.4
 23K
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, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, undercover, partners, partners against crime, crimes, drug dealing, crime, rivalry, law enforcement, drugs/alcohol, deadly, two man army ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: miami, florida, usa
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 6.7
 7K
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: tense, captivating, serious, philosophical, twists and turns
Audience: boys' night
Plot: pathologist, laboratory, female detective, police detective, murder investigation, analysis, crimes, heart condition, family relations, partners, friendship, twists & turns ...
Time: contemporary
Place: miami, usa
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 7.0
 3K
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: captivating, emotional, romantic, light, entertaining
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: intrigue, family business, family relations, secrets, unlikely couple, hotel, secret, parents and children, love and romance, soap, latin
Time: 21st century
Place: miami, florida
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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, not serious, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: private detective, investigation, stupidity, pets, dog, goofy hero, search, amateur detective, crimes, save the day, rescue, farce ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: usa, miami, florida, new jersey
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The Golden Palace (1992)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
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: sitcom, humorous, witty, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: elderly, hotel, chef, golden years, workplace, best friends, strong female presence, streetwise, business venture, friends, remarry, blacks and whites ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: miami, florida, usa, minnesota, miami beach
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Lady in Cement (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: While diving for sunken treasure, street-smart gumshoe Tony Rome finds the body of a gorgeous blonde, her feet stuck in a block of cement. Soon after, tough guy Waldo Gronski hires him to find a missing woman named Sandra Lomax, and Rome wonders if ...
Style: realistic, serious, cynical, witty, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, yacht, police detective, frame up, private detective, ocean, neo noir, poker, violence, partners against crime, partners, crime ...
Time: 60s
Place: miami, rome italy, usa, europe, florida
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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, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: elderly, female friendship, family relations, singleness, parents and children, lifestyle, best friends, friendship, storytelling, female protagonist, mother daughter relationship, old woman ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: florida, miami, usa, atlanta georgia, georgia ...
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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: suspenseful, clever, witty, mind bending, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: private detective, murder, investigation, prostitute, beach, tough heroes, power relations, deadly, law enforcement, crimes, mystery, dishonesty ...
Time: 60s
Place: miami, usa, florida, miami beach
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 7.9
 67K
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: semi serious, exciting, stylized, suspenseful, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, starting over, adventure, uncover truth, gadget, lifestyle change, new job, peril, ex law enforcer, dishonesty, secret agents, chases and races ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, florida, usa
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 7.6
 12K
Magic City (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
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: atmospheric, tense, serious, stylized, sexy ...
Plot: mob boss, organized crime, hotel, lifestyle, ambition, intrigue, power struggle, maid, secret, cover up, rivals, businessman ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1959
Place: miami, usa, miami beach
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 6.9
 237K
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, exciting, buddy movie, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, girls' night
Plot: drug lord, two man army, black cop, police corruption, internal affairs, foot chase, police investigation, witness protection, buddies, partners against crime, car chase, crimes ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1995, 1990s
Place: miami, usa, florida, united states
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 6.0
 109K
Miami Vice (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 132 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: rough, serious, suspenseful, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, drug dealing, mole, crime, crimes, police investigation, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, dangerous attraction, working undercover, partners, partners against crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: miami, usa, florida, havana cuba, colombia ...
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 6.5
 14K
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: bollywood, friendship, disorder, gay, lifestyle, romance, jealousy, love triangle, gay slur, tenant, rivalry, stereotypes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, florida, usa, venice
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 3.3
 826
Miami Magma (2011)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
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: suspenseful, exciting, serious, disaster movie
Audience: boys' night
Plot: volcano, save the day, adventure, forces of nature, family relations, chaos, danger, race against time, escapades, destruction, corporate greed, catastrophe ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, florida, usa, united states
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 6.6
 229K
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, humorous, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: drug lord, buddy cop, police investigation, car chase, gunfight, violence, fbi, racial slur, drug dealing, ku klux klan, male friendship, minefield ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: miami, florida, cuba, usa, puerto rico ...
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 5.4
 3K
Aladdin (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 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: semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: family outing
Plot: genie, desire, hopes, imaginary, youth, anti hero, miraculous event, wish come true, teenage life, disorder, superhero, misfit ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa
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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: serious, exciting, suspenseful, entertaining, twists and turns ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: street racing, car chase, car race, car, heroes, sports car, chase, race, unlikely partners, chases and races, crimes, hip hop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, florida, usa, los angeles
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 7.6
 52K
Nip/Tuck (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Hotshot plastic surgeons Dr. Sean McNamara and Dr. Christian Troy experience full-blown midlife crises as they confront career, family and romance problems.
Style: realistic, stylized, disturbing, serious, witty ...
Plot: womanizer, family problems, plastic surgery, friendship, physical appearance, family relations, jealousy, doctor, therapy, doctors and patients, workplace, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: miami, florida, usa, los angeles, california
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