Drug dealing movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant drug dealing movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, rough, captivating, tense and suspense films and TV shows about / with drug dealing, drug dealer, crimes, drugs, gangsters, corruption, gang, organized crime, violence and drugs/alcohol plots mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as drug dealing: Breaking Bad (2008), Narcos (2015), Savages (2012), Power (2014), Weeds (2005), Scarface (1983), Blow (2001), Black's Game (2012), Pusher (1996), La Reina del Sur (2011).

List of drug dealing movies

 9.5
 1.8M
Breaking Bad (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 49 min.
TV show
Story: When Walter White, a New Mexico chemistry teacher, is diagnosed with Stage III cancer and given a prognosis of only two years left to live, he becomes filled with a sense of fearlessness and an unrelenting desire to secure his family's ...
Style: captivating, tense, psychological, serious, rough ...
Audience: teens
Plot: drug dealing, life turned upside down, drug lord, crimes, family problems, peril, master criminal, life is a bitch, cancer, unlikely partners, drug cartel, criminal ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, 2010s
Place: new mexico, albuquerque new mexico, usa
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 8.8
 410K
Narcos (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Colombia
Duration: 49 min.
TV show
Story: The true story of Colombia's infamously violent and powerful drug cartels.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, captivating, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gangsters, drug cartel, drug dealing, drug dealer, cartel, rise to the top, master criminal, smuggling, crimes, cia agent, criminal heroes, illegal drugs ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 90s, 20th century
Place: colombia, latin america, panama, mexico, spain ...
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 6.4
 130K
Savages (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Pot growers Ben and Chon face off against the Mexican drug cartel who kidnapped their shared girlfriend.
Style: twists and turns, sexy, rough, tense, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, drug cartel, crimes, marijuana, kidnapping, gangsters, love triangle, rescue, mob boss, friendship, drug lord, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: california, southern california, mexico, usa, tijuana mexico ...
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 8.1
 46K
Power (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: James “Ghost” St. Patrick has it all: a beautiful wife, a gorgeous Manhattan penthouse, and the hottest, up-and-coming new nightclub in New York. His club, Truth, caters to the elite: the famous and infamous boldface names that run the city that ...
Style: tense, captivating, realistic, serious, erotic
Plot: nightclub, nightlife, drug dealing, ambition, double life, money laundering, organized crime, crimes, drug lord, sexual activity, businessman, nightclub owner ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 7.9
 110K
Weeds (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
TV show
Story: Weeds is an American dark comedy-drama series created by Jenji Kohan. The central character is Nancy Botwin, a widowed mother of two boys who begins selling cannabis to support her family after her husband dies suddenly of a heart attack. Over the ...
Style: cynical, humorous, witty, realistic, erotic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, drug dealing, marijuana, drug dealer, single mother, stoners, family life, suburbs, single parent, eccentric family, smuggling, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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 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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 7.5
 259K
Blow (2001)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A boy named George Jung grows up in a struggling family in the 1950's. His mother nags at her husband as he is trying to make a living for the family. It is finally revealed that George's father cannot make a living and the family goes ...
Style: thought provoking, emotional, depressing, touching, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug addiction, gangsters, drug lord, drugs, drug abuse, rise and fall, drug dealing, drug cartel, cocaine, friendship, drug use, organized crime ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 60s, 50s, 90s ...
Place: colombia, latin america, california, boston, southern california ...
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 6.7
 4K
Black's Game (2012)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Iceland
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In the mid to late 90's, the Reykjavik crime and drug scene saw a drastic change from a relatively small and innocent world into a much more aggressive and violent one.. The film tells the story of this change through the fictional gang of ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, gang, violence, crimes, psychopath, police corruption, orgy, drug dealer, male nudity, corrupt law enforcer, new year's eve, suicide ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: iceland, europe, reykjavik iceland
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 7.3
 40K
Pusher (1996)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A drug pusher grows increasingly desperate after a botched deal leaves him with a large debt to a ruthless drug lord.
Style: tense, atmospheric, intense, brutal, talky ...
Plot: heroin, drug dealing, gangsters, crimes, crime gone awry, character study, drug addiction, drug dealer, solitude, hitman, visceral, tragedy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: denmark, copenhagen, california, europe
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La Reina del Sur (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA, Spain, Colombia
Duration: 378 min.
TV show
Story: After years of blood, sweat and tears, a woman of humble origin ends up becoming a drug trafficking legend, with all that that means...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, suspense
Plot: crimes, rivalry, power struggle, drug dealing, mafia, life is a bitch, rise to the top, criminal heroes, vengeance, cocaine, organized crime, gang ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, spain, europe, morocco
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 8.6
 747K
City of God (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Brazil, France, Germany
Duration: 130 min.
Story: Cidade de Deus is a shantytown that started during the 1960s and became one of Rio de Janeiro’s most dangerous places in the beginning of the 1980s. To tell the story of this place, the movie describes the life of various characters, all seen by ...
Style: rough, disturbing, bleak, stylized, captivating ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: gang, crimes, coming of age, gang war, juvenile delinquency, society, drug dealing, urban ghetto life, photographer, organized crime, street gang, poverty ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 80s, 60s
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, latin america, south america
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Maria Full of Grace (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Colombia, Ecuador, USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A pregnant Colombian teenager becomes a drug mule to make some desperately needed money for her family.
Style: realistic, disturbing, tense, thought provoking, emotional ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: drug dealing, drug cartel, friendship, life is a bitch, coming of age, immigrants, illegal immigration, depression, character study, financial problem, crimes, juvenile delinquency ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, new york, latin america, new jersey, south america ...
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 9.3
 330K
The Wire (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
TV show
Story: Told from the points of view of both the Baltimore homicide and narcotics detectives and their targets, the series captures a universe in which the national war on drugs has become a permanent, self-sustaining bureaucracy, and distinctions between ...
Style: tense, cynical, clever, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: police detective, organized crime, urban ghetto life, drug dealing, corruption, police investigation, working undercover, fighting crime, life is a bitch, crimes, drug lord, police ...
Time: 2000s, future, contemporary, 21st century
Place: baltimore, maryland, usa
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Requiem for a Dream (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The hopes and dreams of four ambitious people are shattered when their drug addictions begin spiraling out of control. A look into addiction and how it overcomes the mind and body.
Style: psychological, disturbing, emotional, bleak, depressing ...
Plot: addiction, heroin, drug addiction, drug abuse, hallucination, insanity, drugs, junkie, life is a bitch, drug addict, downfall, degradation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city, coney island brooklyn new york city
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Buffalo Soldiers (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: UK, Germany
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Set just before the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989, Sgt. Ray Elwood is an American soldier stationed at a German army camp. A soldier because a judge gave him a choice between the army and jail, Ray spends much of his free time cooking cocaine for ...
Style: humorous, cynical, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Plot: corruption, drug dealing, military, crimes, heroin, army, soldier, military life, dark humor, arms dealing, military base, cold war ...
Time: year 1989, 80s, 20th century, 70s
Place: germany, west germany, berlin germany, iraq, europe ...
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 8.2
 3K
Ideal (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Ideal is a British dark comedy sit-com, originally broadcast on digital channel BBC Three, created by Graham Duff and produced by BBC Comedy North and Baby Cow Productions. It stars Johnny Vegas as small-time cannabis dealer Moz. It is set in ...
Style: not serious, sitcom, surreal, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: drug dealing, stoners, petty criminal, crimes, marijuana, dark humor, slacker, buddies, dishonor among criminals, drug dealer, trippy, friendship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, united kingdom, northern england, manchester, europe
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Escobar: Paradise Lost (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, Spain, Belgium, Panama
Duration: 120 min.
Story: For Pablo Escobar family is everything. When young surfer Nick falls for Escobar's niece, Maria, he finds his life on the line when he's pulled into the dangerous world of the family business.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, stylized, touching ...
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: drug dealing, drug cartel, gangsters, family relations, murder, forbidden love, crimes, young lovers, siblings relations, father son relationship, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1991, 90s
Place: colombia
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 6.4
 88K
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: suspenseful, realistic, tense, suspense, intense ...
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: drug lord, drug dealing, smuggling, prison, father son relationship, agent, organized crime, family relations, undercover, police investigation, arrest, suspicion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: new jersey, california, missouri, usa, mexico
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We're the Millers (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A veteran pot dealer creates a fake family as part of his plan to move a huge shipment of weed into the U.S. from Mexico.
Style: humorous, road movie, ridiculous, not serious, funny ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing
Plot: road trip, on the road, journey, nothing goes right, adolescence, smuggling, drug dealing, pretense, stripper, parenthood, dishonesty, adventure ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: mexico, usa, new mexico, tucson arizona, denver colorado
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 6.8
 3K
Black Souls (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A former narcotics trafficker now living peaceably in the Calabrian hills is drawn back into his family’s drug-trade dynasty by his impetuous teenage son, in this darkly elegant gangster drama.
Style: captivating, serious, emotional, rough, realistic
Plot: italian mafia, drug dealing, crime boss, gangsters, betrayal, rivalry, family relations, criminal heroes, family business, haunted by the past, crimes, homecoming ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, milan italy
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 7.5
 25K
Christiane F. (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 138 min.
Story: This movie portrays the drug scene in Berlin in the 70s, following tape recordings of Christiane F. 14 years old Christiane lives with her mother and little sister in a typical multi-storey apartment building in Berlin. She's fascinated by the ...
Style: rough, disturbing, bleak, gloomy, serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, teen drama
Plot: addiction, drug addiction, heroin, downfall, drug abuse, friendship, drug addict, life is a bitch, teenage life, youth, drug overdose, teenage prostitution ...
Time: 70s, 80s
Place: west berlin west germany, berlin germany, poland, europe, west germany ...
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 7.6
 423K
Sicario (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico, Hong Kong
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A young female FBI agent joins a secret CIA operation to take down a Mexican cartel boss, a job that ends up pushing her ethical and moral values to the limit.
Style: realistic, suspense, neo noir, atmospheric, tense ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: drug cartel, cia, u.s. mexico border, black ops, mercenary, swat team, drug smuggling, fbi agent, tough girl, vigilantism, revenge, cia agent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: mexico, usa, texas, arizona, tucson arizona ...
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 7.3
 11K
Lammbock (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Germany
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Stefan and Kai have good going business, self-grown cannabis screened as pizza delivering service. For now they only have to deal with plant-louses.
Style: humorous, funny, light, witty, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: marijuana, drug dealing, stoners, undercover cop, crimes, adolescence, friendship, loneliness, undercover agent, small town life, delivery, incest ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, tokyo, europe
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 6.1
 4K
Essex Boys (2000)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Billy has just scored an entry-level position with the local crime cartel. His first job is to mind Jason, a newly released thug with a vicious temper. Jason thinks it's his job to teach Billy about crime, drugs and women. Little does he know ...
Style: suspenseful, rough, serious, exciting, psychological ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, drug dealer, murder, gangsters, crimes, police, ambition, criminal's revenge, gang, criminal heroes, vengeance, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: england, europe
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Power Book II: Ghost (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Picking up just days after the “Power” finale, this sequel series follows Tariq navigating his new life, in which his desire to shed his father’s legacy comes up against the mounting pressure to save his family.
Style: disturbing, serious, captivating, thought provoking, suspense ...
Plot: drug dealing, organized crime, nightclub owner, gang leader, hotshot, family relations, investigation, revenge, murder of father, gangsters, heir, business venture ...
Place: new york
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 7.6
 10K
Hell (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: Mexico
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Benjamin Garcia, Benny is deported from the United States. Back home and against a bleak picture, Benny gets involved in the drug business, in which he has for the first time in his life, a spectacular rise surrounded by money, women, violence and ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, rough, cynical ...
Plot: drug cartel, gangsters, drug dealing, mafia, politics, crimes, social relations, society, u.s. mexico border, gang war, violence, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
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 7.4
 15K
Sweet Sixteen (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Determined to have a normal family life once his mother gets out of prison, a Scottish teenager from a tough background sets out to raise the money for a home.
Style: disturbing, bleak, sentimental, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens, teen drama
Plot: heroin, juvenile delinquency, coming of age, innocence lost, prison, drug dealing, dysfunctional family, drug dealer, downfall, family relations, life is a bitch, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s, 80s
Place: scotland, glasgow scotland, europe
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 7.9
 225K
True Romance (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, France
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Clarence marries hooker Alabama, steals cocaine from her pimp, and tries to sell it in Hollywood, while the owners of the coke try to reclaim it.
Style: stylized, intense, serious, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: cocaine, mafia, organized crime, gangsters, lovers on the run, gunfight, crimes, drug dealing, romance, drugs, husband wife relationship, hitman ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: usa, los angeles, california, michigan, detroit
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 8.9
 2.0M
Pulp Fiction (1994)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 154 min.
Story: A burger-loving hit man, his philosophical partner, a drug-addled gangster's moll and a washed-up boxer converge in this sprawling, comedic crime caper. Their adventures unfurl in three stories that ingeniously trip back and forth in time.
Style: neo noir, witty, exciting, clever, cerebral ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: crimes, drugs, dark humor, hitman, overdose, gunfight, violence, organized crime, gangsters, multiple storylines, rape, cocaine ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 70s
Place: los angeles, california, usa
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 6.2
 3K
Mama Weed (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Patience Portefeux is a French-Arabic police translator, specialized in phone tappings for the anti-narcotics unit. The job is tough and low-paid, but the commander is charming... One day, whilst listening to wanted drug dealers, she discovers one ...
Style: exciting, humorous, disturbing, captivating
Plot: drug dealing, police dog, street gang, drug dealer, war on drugs, manipulative woman, lifestyle, money laundering, marijuana, police, drugs, master criminal ...
Place: paris france
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