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, stylized, suspenseful and harsh films and TV shows about / with drug dealing, crimes, crime, drugs, drug dealer, drugs/alcohol, violence, corruption, redemption and gangsters plots mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, UK, Germany and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as drug dealing: Breaking Bad (2008), Narcos (2015), Savages (2012), City of God (2002), Weeds (2005), Blow (2001), Scarface (1983), Pusher (1996), Christiane F. (1981), Maria Full of Grace (2004).

List of drug dealing movies

 9.5
 1.3M
Breaking Bad (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 49 min.
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: tense, psychological, captivating, clever, serious ...
Plot: drug dealing, drug lord, life turned upside down, drugs/alcohol, master criminal, double life, crimes, peril, life is a bitch, family problems, desperation, drug cartel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 2000s
Place: new mexico, usa, albuquerque new mexico
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 8.8
 305K
Narcos (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Colombia, Mexico
Duration: 49 min.
Story: The true story of Colombia's infamously violent and powerful drug cartels.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, captivating, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug cartel, drug dealing, gangsters, drug dealer, smuggling, crimes, criminal heroes, master criminal, rise to the top, cartel, politics, cia agent ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: colombia, latin america, mexico, south america
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 6.5
 117K
Savages (2012)
Genre: 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: rough, stylized, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, crimes, kidnapping, rescue, crime, violence, organized crime, mob boss, woman in danger, american abroad, filmed killing, drug lord ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: southern california, california, mexico, usa, tijuana mexico ...
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 8.6
 658K
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, captivating, stylized ...
Plot: drug dealing, gang, crimes, gang war, juvenile delinquency, urban ghetto life, society, coming of age, social decay, journalism, criminal heroes, street gang ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 60s, 1960s
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, latin america, south america
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 7.9
 98K
Weeds (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 28 min.
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: humorous, witty, cynical, dark humor, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: dysfunctional family, marijuana, drug dealing, drug dealer, stoners, family life, single mother, drugs/alcohol, eccentric family, single parent, smuggling, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california
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 7.6
 226K
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: serious, atmospheric, captivating, emotional, touching ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, rise and fall, drug dealing, cocaine, drug abuse, gangsters, drug cartel, organized crime, friendship, drug use, drug addiction, criminal heroes ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 50s, 70s, 90s ...
Place: california, latin america, colombia, mexico, usa ...
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 8.3
 675K
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, suspenseful, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, gangsters, cocaine, drug dealing, mafia, gunfight, rise and fall, mob boss, organized crime, drug cartel, criminal heroes, drug abuse ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: miami, cuba, usa, bolivia, colombia
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 7.4
 32K
Pusher (1996)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 105 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, rough, captivating, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: heroin, drug dealing, robbery, drug dealer, crime gone awry, crime, gangsters, crimes, disorder, criminal heroes, nothing goes right, plan gone awry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: denmark, europe, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark, california
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 7.6
 20K
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, bleak, disturbing, serious, gloomy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heroin, addiction, downfall, teenage life, friendship, juvenile delinquency, drug abuse, drug dealing, life is a bitch, youth, destructive relationship, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s
Place: europe, berlin germany, west germany, west berlin west germany, poland ...
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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: tense, realistic, emotional, sentimental, rough ...
Plot: drug dealing, drug cartel, illegal immigration, immigrants, friendship, smuggling, financial problem, juvenile delinquency, crime, new job, boyfriend, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: colombia, new york, usa, latin america, new jersey ...
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 7.3
 10K
Lammbock (2001)
Genre: Comedy
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, semi serious, funny, light, talky ...
Plot: drug dealing, marijuana, stoners, small town life, delivery, crimes, undercover agent, undercover cop, pizza delivery, adolescence, friendship, loneliness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, europe, tokyo
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 8.2
 2K
Ideal (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
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, humorous, surreal, dark humor, realistic ...
Plot: drug dealing, stoners, sitcom, petty criminal, crime, slacker, buddies, dishonor among criminals, flat, drug dealer, crimes, british humour ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: england, europe, manchester, northern england
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 9.3
 252K
The Wire (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 59 min.
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, clever, suspenseful, cynical, talky ...
Plot: police detective, drug dealing, police investigation, urban ghetto life, wiretap, drug lord, newspaper, crime, life is a bitch, working undercover, lesbian, corruption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: baltimore, maryland, seaport, usa
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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, not serious, sexy, funny ...
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: on the road, journey, nothing goes right, parenthood, drug dealing, adolescence, partners in crime, neighbor, adventure, smuggling, dishonesty, family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: mexico, usa, new mexico, denver colorado, tucson arizona
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 6.4
 7K
Mr. Nice (2010)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Biopic about 1970s Welsh marijuana trafficker Howard Marks, whose inventive smuggling schemes made him a huge success in the drug trade, as well as leading to dealings with both the IRA and British Intelligence. Based on Marks' biography with ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, stylized, offbeat
Plot: drug dealing, criminal heroes, smuggler, crimes, terrorism, prison, alias, drug use, plan gone awry, partners in crime, conspiracy, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, wales
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 6.3
 9K
Trespass (1992)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Two Arkansas firemen, Vince and Don, get hold of a map that leads to a cache of stolen gold in an abandoned factory in East St. Louis. What they don't know is that the factory is in the turf of a local gang, who come by to execute one of their ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, bleak, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: treasure hunt, murder, gang, drug dealing, revenge, gangsters, chase, danger, crime, partners, rivalry, investigation ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, arkansas, new orleans, california
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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: tense, captivating, stylized, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: drug cartel, drug dealing, murder, surfer, crime, fall in love, crimes, gangsters, love and romance, siblings relations, romance, innocence lost ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, year 1991, 1990s
Place: colombia
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 6.4
 79K
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: realistic, suspenseful, tense, exciting, serious ...
Plot: drug lord, drug dealing, smuggling, undercover, agent, frame up, suspicion, arrest, family relations, protective parent, working undercover, injustice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: missouri, usa, mexico, california, new jersey
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 7.3
 76K
The Guard (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: Ireland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two policemen must join forces to take on an international drug- smuggling gang - one, an unorthodox Irish policeman and the other, a straitlaced FBI agent. Sergeant Gerry Boyle is an eccentric small-town cop with a confrontational and crass ...
Style: humorous, talky, semi serious, enigmatic, witty ...
Plot: drug dealing, blackmail, police investigation, small town, fbi, crime, smuggling, law enforcement, disorder, partners against crime, crimes, bribery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ireland, europe, boston
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 5.4
 3K
Ticks (1993)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Teens camping in a northern California retreat are terrorized by mutant insects created by evil, polluting pot farmers.
Style: rough, semi serious, scary, tense
Plot: mutant, drug dealing, dangerous animal, danger, youth, wilderness, buddies, drug abuse, giant insect, summer camp, deadly, gory ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, california
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 6.3
 50K
How High (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Multi-platinum rap superstars Redman and Method Man star as Jamal and Silas, two regular guys who smoke something magical, ace their college entrance exams and wind up at Harvard. Ivy League ways are strange but Silas and Jamal take it in a stride ...
Style: humorous, not serious, feel good, absurd, talky ...
Audience: teens
Plot: stoners, marijuana, drug abuse, youth, buddies, drug dealing, college, goofy hero, farce, lifestyle, disorder, fish out of water ...
Time: contemporary
Place: harvard university, boston, usa
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 7.3
 156K
Layer Cake (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When a seemingly straight-forward drug deal goes awry, XXXX has to break his die-hard rules and turn up the heat, not only to outwit the old regime and come out on top, but to save his own skin...
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cocaine, drug lord, drug dealing, organized crime, betrayal, greed, violence, murder, gangsters, going straight, criminal heroes, cheating ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 70s, 90s, 1960s ...
Place: england, london, europe, netherlands, zurich switzerland
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 7.2
 65K
Go (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Told from three perspectives, a story of a bunch of young Californians trying to get some cash, do and deal some drugs, score money and sex in Las Vegas, and generally experience the rush of life.
Style: humorous, witty, feel good, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: disorder, nothing goes right, drug dealing, crimes, clubbing, bad trip, ecstasy, multiple storylines, cons and scams, sexual activity, plan gone awry, partners ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: las vegas, los angeles, usa
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 8.2
 32K
Power (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
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: captivating, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: nightlife, drug dealing, money laundering, nightclub, ambition, double life, crimes, business venture, organized crime, nightclub owner, going straight, party ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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 5.7
 14K
Collide (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, Germany, China, USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: An American backpacker gets involved with a ring of drug smugglers as their driver, and winds up on the run from his employers across Munich's autobahns.
Style: serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, crimes, drug dealing, chase, gunfight, car chase, informant, crime boss, redemption, on the run, fear, corrupt businessman ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: europe, germany
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 5.3
 2K
High Road (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Directed by Matt Walsh, a co-founding member of world-renowned comedy troupe Upright Citizens Brigade, High Road showcases a totally improvised script about Glenn “Fitz” Fitzgerald (James Pumphrey), a young man whose loyalties are split among ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, feel good, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: drug dealing, on the run, on the road, disorder, couples, buddies, crimes, chases and races, stoners, road trip, drugs/alcohol, friends ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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 7.8
 7K
El Narco (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 145 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: humorous, rough, realistic, semi serious, dark humor ...
Plot: drug cartel, politics, drug dealing, mafia, violence, gang war, crimes, anti heroes, organized crime, life is a bitch, unlikely criminals, criminal heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
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 5.3
 3K
Gunmen (1993)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Drug baron Peter Loomis (Patrick Stewart) has his $400 million dollar drug fortune stolen in South America. Loomis sends Armor O'Malley (Denis Leary), a ruthless killer to find his money. Cole Parker (Mario Van Peebles), a DEA Agent is on a ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, surprise ending, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, chase, criminal's revenge, crimes, adventure, jungle, dishonesty, buddies, working undercover, criminal heroes, lone wolves, partners against crime ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: usa, latin america, new york
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 3.9
 1K
Ambushed (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In the frenetic underbelly of Los Angeles, Agent Maxwell closes in on an international cocaine smuggling operation run by criminal mastermind Vincent Camastra. When Agent Beverly Royce goes undercover with the drug dealers and finds herself deeper ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, tough law enforcer, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, police corruption, special agents, working undercover, lapd, corrupt cop, strip club, undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, usa
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 6.0
 105K
Miami Vice (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Paraguay, Uruguay
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, suspenseful, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, drug dealing, mole, crime, police investigation, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, partners, buddies, danger, working undercover, partners against crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: miami, havana cuba, usa, florida, colombia ...
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