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, gunfight, police, crime, gangsters, police detective and partners 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: Scarface (1983), Dexter (2006), CSI: Miami (2002), Pain & Gain (2013), Rough Night (2017), StartUp (2016), Fires Within (1991), Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994), Miami Medical (2010), Austin & Ally (2011).

List of movies set in miami

 8.3
 773K
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, mob boss, cocaine, drug cartel, drug dealing, criminal heroes, gunfight, rise and fall, drug abuse, organized crime ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: miami, cuba, miami beach, usa, bolivia ...
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 8.6
 665K
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, double life, vigilantism, crimes, hidden identity, crime, loner, gory, corpse, forensics, anti hero, right and wrong ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: miami, florida, usa
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 6.4
 54K
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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, contemplative
Audience: boys' night
Plot: forensics, policewoman, crime, riddles and clues, danger, murder, workplace situations, workplace, police investigation, police detective, investigation, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: miami, usa, florida
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 6.4
 207K
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: humorous, realistic, disturbing, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: american dream, athlete's life, friends, crime, crimes, group of criminals, ambition, buddies, partners, stupidity, dark humor, kidnapping ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1994, 1990s, year 1995 ...
Place: miami, florida, usa, bahamas, mexico ...
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 5.2
 49K
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: male stripper, female friendship, friendship, friends, murder, female protagonist, drinking, crime, stripper, slumber party, lesbian, drinking alcohol ...
Time: year 2006, year 2016
Place: miami, usa
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 7.9
 23K
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, serious, captivating, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: computer, hacker, dysfunctional relationship, gang, corruption, organized crime, scam, violence, stolen money, father son relationship, corrupt official, sex scene ...
Time: contemporary
Place: miami
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 4.7
 426
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: emotional, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: political prisoner, family life, political unrest, love triangle, love and romance, politics, betrayal, immigrants, state affairs, life is a bitch, dishonesty, society ...
Place: miami, usa, florida, 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, not serious, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stupidity, private detective, dog, farce, investigation, pets, animals, goofy hero, search, amateur detective, crimes, save the day ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: miami, usa, florida, new jersey
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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, medicine, surgeon, doctor, doctors and patients, race against time, lifesaver, rookie, intern, workplace situations, workplace romance, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, florida, usa
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 6.0
 10K
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, realistic, sitcom, humorous
Audience: kids
Plot: best friends, artists and showbiz, youth, teenage life, rising to stardom, friends, music, friendship, singer, shyness, conservative, music store ...
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: rough, serious, realistic, cult film, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, loss of partner, extramarital affair, revenge, death, cuban, bodyguard, partners, undercover, police investigation, criminal heroes, chases and races ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: miami, cuba, 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: neo noir, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, police detective, psychopath, thief, crimes, crime, strong sexual content, law enforcement, deadly, dishonesty, criminal heroes, violence spree ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s
Place: miami, usa, florida, 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, suspenseful, realistic, semi serious, buddy comedy
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, friendship, disorder, law enforcement, gang, kidnapping, dishonesty, crimes, crime gone awry, gangsters, partners, confined ...
Time: 80s
Place: miami, florida, usa
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 6.9
 80K
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, gambling, gangsters, crimes, crime, cons and scams, satire, money ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: miami, los angeles, usa, las vegas, florida ...
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 6.6
 239K
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: humorous, stylized, exciting, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: buddy cop, drug lord, friendship between men, two man army, police investigation, fbi, swat team, gunfight, undercover, drug dealing, partners, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: miami, usa, florida, cuba, puerto rico ...
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 7.5
 24K
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: police detective, undercover, partners, partners against crime, drug dealing, rivalry, crime, law enforcement, crimes, 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, twists and turns, serious, philosophical
Audience: boys' night
Plot: female detective, pathologist, murder investigation, police detective, laboratory, analysis, crimes, heart condition, family relations, partners, friendship, ambition ...
Time: contemporary
Place: miami, usa
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 7.1
 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: emotional, captivating, romantic, light, entertaining
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: intrigue, secrets, family business, family relations, unlikely couple, hotel, secret, love and romance, parents and children, soap, latin
Time: 21st century
Place: miami, florida
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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, semi serious, realistic, sentimental, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, girls' night
Plot: elderly, hotel, chef, workplace, golden years, streetwise, strong female presence, friendship, workplace situations, friends, business venture, remarry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: miami, florida, usa, miami beach, minnesota
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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: neo noir, cynical, realistic, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, yacht, frame up, private detective, police detective, poker, ocean, gays and lesbians, police investigation, femme fatale, crime, partners ...
Time: 60s
Place: miami, usa, florida, europe, rome italy
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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, best friends, lifestyle, friendship, infidelity, old woman, mother daughter relationship, storytelling ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s, 90s
Place: florida, miami, usa, atlanta georgia, minnesota ...
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 7.9
 70K
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, adventure, starting over, uncover truth, lifestyle change, gadget, peril, ex law enforcer, new job, danger, crimes, secret agents ...
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: hotel, mob boss, organized crime, maid, gangsters, lifestyle, intrigue, ambition, power struggle, rivalry, dishonesty, crimes ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 60s, 1960s, year 1959
Place: miami, usa, miami beach
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 6.9
 249K
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, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, girls' night
Plot: two man army, drug lord, black cop, partners against crime, working undercover, police corruption, internal affairs, police investigation, foot chase, buddies, crimes, tough law enforcer ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1995
Place: miami, usa, florida, north america, united states
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 6.0
 113K
Miami Vice (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, USA
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, police investigation, drug dealing, undercover, undercover cop, mole, police detective, crimes, crime, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: miami, usa, florida, geneva switzerland, colombia ...
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Invasion U.S.A. (1985)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A one-man army comes to the rescue of the United States when a spy attempts an invasion.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, serious, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: vigilantism, terrorism, one man army, revenge, armored car, profanity, heroes, rescue, vigilante, showdown, martial arts, terrorist ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: miami, florida, usa, everglades, atlanta georgia
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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, gay, disorder, romance, lifestyle, jealousy, gay slur, love triangle, tenant, womanizer, rivalry ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, florida, usa, venice
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 3.3
 898
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, family relations, chaos, forces of nature, danger, escapades, race against time, disaster film, corporate greed, destruction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, usa, florida, united states
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 5.4
 3K
Aladdin (1986)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Italy
Duration: 95 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, youth, adventure, misfit, anti hero, disorder, miraculous event, wish come true, teenage life, imaginary, heroes ...
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, undercover, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, florida, usa, los angeles
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