Drug smuggler movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant drug smuggler movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out suspenseful, realistic, serious, suspense, tense and captivating films and TV shows about / with drug smuggler, drugs, drug dealer, drug smuggling, crimes, murder, criminal, drug traffic, gangsters and drug dealing plots mostly in Crime, Drama and Thriller genres shot in USA, Italy, Spain and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as drug smuggler: ZeroZeroZero (2019), The Encounter: Paradise Lost (2012), The Tax Collector (2020), A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014), El Chapo (2017), Silent Cargo (2022), Trackers (2019), Undercover vs. Undercover (2019), Kiss of the Dragon (2001), Powder and Gold (2015).

List of drug smuggler movies

 8.2
 25K
ZeroZeroZero (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Based on the book of the same name by bestselling author Roberto Saviano, ZeroZeroZero is an unforgettable exploration of the inner workings of the global cocaine trade.
Style: atmospheric, brutal, serious, psychological, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: italian mafia, drug cartel, mafia, cartel, drugs, cocaine, gangsters, drug dealer, drug trade, drug dealing, drug smuggler, brutality ...
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The Encounter: Paradise Lost (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Seven years after the world's most devastating tsunami in Thailand six strangers find themselves trapped in a beach side resort on the brink of an oncoming hurricane. Each of their hearts are broken and silently cry out on the most desperate ...
Style: christian film, spiritual
Plot: christian, faith, christianity, anger, drug addict, religion, addiction, criminal, resort, drug smuggler, good versus evil, drugs ...
Place: thailand
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The Tax Collector (2020)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: David Cuevas is a family man who works as a gangland tax collector for high ranking Los Angeles gang members. He makes collections across the city with his partner Creeper making sure people pay up or will see retaliation. An old threat returns to ...
Style: ambiguous ending, surprise ending, suspenseful, tense, exciting ...
Plot: sadism, tax collector, hitman, family relations, drug dealer, violence, drugs, taxes, near death experience, tough guy, mixed martial arts, brutality ...
Time: 2010s, 2020s
Place: los angeles, usa
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A Walk Among the Tombstones (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Private investigator Matthew Scudder is hired by a drug kingpin to find out who kidnapped and murdered his wife.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, psychological, bleak ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, private detective, serial killer, kidnapping, drug dealer, murder of wife, investigation, violence, crimes, redemption, strong violent content, secrets ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, year 1999, year 1991 ...
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
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 7.8
 19K
El Chapo (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A look at the life of notorious drug kingpin, El Chapo, from his early days in the 1980s working for the Guadalajara Cartel, to his rise to power of during the '90s and his ultimate downfall in 2016.
Style: realistic, captivating, atmospheric, factual
Plot: cartel, drug lord, business, drug cartel, fight for supremacy, drug dealing, drugs, gang, gangsters, crime boss, drug crime, drug dealer ...
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 6.2
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Silent Cargo (2022)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Spain, Portugal
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: November 2019. A semi-submersible loaded with three tons of cocaine is seized off the Galician coast after having crossed the Atlantic. The captain, Nando, a promising young amateur boxer, travels accompanied by a Brazilian mechanic and a Colombian ...
Style: tense, disturbing
Plot: drug dealing, gang, drug smuggling, smuggling, criminal, drugs, drug dealer, bandit, criminal gang, crimes, drug smuggler, spy ...
Place: spain, brazil, portugal
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 6.5
 1K
Trackers (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: South Africa
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Three story strands are interwoven into a sophisticated action-packed thriller that covers the length and breadth of South Africa, explosively colliding in Cape Town in a violent conspiracy involving organized crime, smuggled diamonds, state ...
Style: captivating, tense, disturbing, suspense
Plot: terrorism, spy, criminal underworld, organized crime, smuggler, criminal, breaking the law, crimes, bandit, drug smuggler, crime boss, smuggling
Place: africa
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Undercover vs. Undercover (2019)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Hong Kong
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An undercover cop is forced to team up with a group of unlikely allies to take down a drug smuggling ring.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense
Plot: police, undercover agent, fighting crime, criminal gang, swat team, working undercover, criminal underworld, gang war, drug smuggling, outlaw gang, gang, smuggling ...
Place: hong kong
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Stand My Heroes: Piece of Truth (2019)
Genre: Animation
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: Newcomer Rei Izumi is joining the narcotics investigation unit of the Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare. As a scout for the newly created STAND, she’s going to recruit the most unique of agents, investigators, and informants to make up a ...
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: police, war on drugs, drugs, fighting crime, drug dealer, drug bust, crimes, illegal drugs, police investigation, problem solving, police station, drug smuggler ...
Place: japan
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Kiss of the Dragon (2001)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Liu Jian, an elite Chinese police officer, comes to Paris to arrest a Chinese drug lord. When Jian is betrayed by a French officer and framed for murder, he must go into hiding and find new allies.
Style: exciting, intense, stylized, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: martial arts, police corruption, kung fu, conspiracy, heroin, murder, framed for murder, prostitute, fight, crimes, dishonesty, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, china, hong kong, europe
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Powder and Gold (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Dominican Republic
Story: The real-life story of a drug cartel leader set to Macbeth.
Style: captivating, tense, suspense
Plot: drugs, criminal, drug lord, drug crime, drug cartel, drug dealer, drug dealing, crime boss, bandit, organized crime, smuggling, drug money ...
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 7.0
 1K
I Was Here (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Estonia, Finland, Taiwan
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An adaptation of a book by Sass Henno, I Was Here. First Arrest (Mina olin siin. 1. esimene arrest, 2005), one of the most important Estonian works of literature of recent years. Seventeen-year-old Rass is growing up in an Estonian suburb. In the ...
Style: psychological, captivating
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: criminal, life is a bitch, outlaw gang, bandit, drugs, white trash, teenager, gang, drug dealing, social problems, criminal gang, crimes ...
Place: estonia
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 7.0
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Carlo & Malik (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Inspector Carlo Guerrieri, a veteran police officer from Rome, finds himself partnered with a rookie who was born in Ivory Coast but raised in the capital.
Style: captivating, serious, tense, psychological, suspense
Plot: police officer, police, crime scene, drug dealer, illegal drugs, police investigation, partnership, mystery, drug smuggling, trainee, drug smuggler, unlikely friendships ...
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 6.3
 948
The Blind Spot (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Belgium
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Dode Hoek (Blind Spot) is the story of Jan Verbeeck, the uncompromising commissioner of the Antwerp drug squad. Known as Mr. Zero Tolerance, he is hugely popular with the people and the media. The country is thrown into commotion when he announces ...
Style: suspenseful, melancholic, captivating, psychological
Plot: police commissioner, political party, drug lord, drug crime, war on drugs, police investigation, drug abuse, unconventional method, career, smuggler, drug money, drug smuggler ...
Place: antwerp
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 6.6
 15K
The Business (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: During the '80s, a young man named Frankie dreams of escaping London's South East region, and his mother's thug of a boyfriend gives him just the opportunity. After beating up the abusive beau, Frankie runs off to Spain, where he ...
Style: serious, captivating, suspenseful, rough, dark ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gang, gangsters, drug dealer, crimes, rise and fall, femme fatale, organized crime, drug abuse, murder, drug dealing, on the run, ambition ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: colombia, spain, london
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 8.3
 838K
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, suspense, harsh ...
Audience: date night, boys' night
Plot: gangsters, mafia, gunfight, organized crime, drug lord, drug cartel, mob boss, cocaine, drug abuse, criminal heroes, drug dealing, ambition ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: miami, cuba, miami beach, florida, bolivia ...
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The French Connection (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Tough narcotics detective 'Popeye' Doyle is in hot pursuit of a suave French drug dealer who may be the key to a huge heroin-smuggling operation.
Style: atmospheric, tense, realistic, breathtaking, cerebral ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, heroin, gangsters, drug lord, drugs, police, chase, smuggling, drug smuggling, investigation, crimes, drug dealer ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: new york, california, new jersey, san francisco, brooklyn new york city ...
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American Gangster (2007)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 157 min.
Story: Following the death of his employer and mentor, Bumpy Johnson, Frank Lucas establishes himself as the number one importer of heroin in the Harlem district of Manhattan. He does so by buying heroin directly from the source in South East Asia and he ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, harsh, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, organized crime, heroin, mob boss, drug lord, police, drugs, crime boss, drug traffic, gang, criminal syndicate ...
Time: 60s, 70s, 20th century, year 1968, year 1970 ...
Place: new york, new jersey, bronx new york city, usa, harlem ...
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 4.3
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Out of Control (1984)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Yugoslavia, USA
Duration: 78 min.
Story: Upon graduation from high school eight teens take a seaplane trip, intending to celebrate on Keith's parents' private island. Stormy weather causes the plane to crash and they end up on a deserted isle. They find evidence of other ...
Plot: stranded on an island, rape, air disaster, woman with a gun, beach, survival, island, drug smuggler, sex, attempted rape, kidnapping, violence ...
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Kill the Messenger (2014)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A reporter becomes the target of a vicious smear campaign that drives him to the point of suicide after he exposes the CIA's role in arming Contra rebels in Nicaragua and importing cocaine into California. Based on the true story of journalist ...
Style: political, tense, suspenseful, thought provoking, clever ...
Plot: journalism, reporter, journalist, drug smuggling, media manipulation, u.s. government, conspiracy, politics, investigation, brainwashing, secrets, investigative reporter ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century, year 1996
Place: california, los angeles, iran, usa, latin america ...
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 7.0
 10K
A Cop (1972)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Commissaire Edouard Coleman is a Paris police chief whose life investigating violent crimes has left him despondent. After beginning an affair with a beautiful but cold woman named Cathy, he befriends her boyfriend, Simon, a local nightclub owner. ...
Style: neo noir, visually appealing, suspense, realistic, serious ...
Plot: french police, heist, bank, gang, helicopter, train robbery, gangsters, robbery, double life, bank robbery, driver, police inspector ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: paris france, france, europe
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 7.2
 178K
Lethal Weapon 2 (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In the opening chase, Martin Riggs and Roger Murtaugh stumble across a trunk full of Krugerrands. They follow the trail to a South African diplomat who's using his immunity to conceal a smuggling operation. When he plants a bomb under ...
Style: buddy movie, suspense, exciting, humorous, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: buddy cop, police, crimes, revenge, buddy, adventure, home invasion, police officer, nudity (full frontal - brief), lone hero, maverick cop, female nudity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: los angeles, south africa, usa
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 5.9
 41K
Braven (2018)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A logger defends his family from a group of dangerous drug runners.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, serious, scenic, psychological ...
Plot: survival, cocaine, father son relationship, archery, mercilessness, wilderness, fight to the death, murder, child in peril, family in danger, siege, plot twist ...
Time: future, 2010s
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Missing in Action 2: The Beginning (1985)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Prequel to the first Missing In Action, set in the early 1980s it shows the capture of Colonel Braddock during the Vietnam war in the 1970s, and his captivity with other American POWs in a brutal prison camp, and his plans to escape.
Style: feel good, humorous, tear jerker, unusual plot structure, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vietnam war, escape, prison, prison escape, military, survival, jungle, war, adventure, martial arts, vietcong, rat ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1972
Place: vietnam, asia, washington d.c.
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 5.9
 5K
Holy Rollers (2010)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Inspired by actual events in the late nineties when Hasidic Jews were recruited as mules to smuggle ecstasy from Europe into the United States.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, factual, disturbing
Plot: rabbi, crimes, drug dealing, lifestyle, unlikely criminals, society, partners, religions or cults, drug traffic, brother sister relationship, brother brother relationship, greed ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, new york, brooklyn new york city, manhattan new york city, amsterdam
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 6.4
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Wildside (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Iceland
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Charming desperado Ossy, carryng a deadly secret, tracks down his childhood pal Jimmy in Iceland. But Jimmy, now with a family and a regular job, will do anything to hide his past.
Plot: friendship, loyalty, father son relationship, airplane, drunkenness, lie, biplane, money, death, flashback, husband wife relationship, secret ...
Place: iceland
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 4.3
 206
The Godson (1971)
Genre: Action, Drama, Crime
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An ambitious mobster, Marko, makes the local brothel into a rousing success after double-crossing the mafia Don. This of course angers certain people who come after him.
Style: erotic
Plot: lesbian sex, erotica, sex slave, orgy, voyeurism, lesbian cunnilingus, sexual humiliation, brothel, lesbian, lust, brothel madam, prostitute ...
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The Brothers Grimsby (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Wrongfully accused and on the run, a top MI6 assassin joins forces with his long-lost, football hooligan brother to save the world from a sinister plot.
Style: ridiculous, absurd, parody, not serious, humorous ...
Plot: satire, vulgarity, spy, culture clash, stupidity, farce, creativity, virus, sarcasm, brutality, soccer, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: england, south africa, northern england, uganda, santiago chile ...
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No Code of Conduct (1998)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A cop (Charlie Sheen), his partner (Dacascos), and his father (Martin Sheen) uncover a plot by city elders to smuggle drugs from Mexico into Phoenix, Arizona.
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, suspense
Audience: boys' night
Plot: car chase, gang, attempted murder, drug lord, police operation, murder, police detective, parents and children, police corruption, law enforcement, police investigation, drug dealing ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa
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Death Walks at Midnight (1972)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Valentina, a beautiful fashion model, takes an experimental drug as part of a scientific experiment. While influenced by the drug, Valentina has a vision of a young woman being brutally murdered with a viciously spiked glove. It turns out that a ...
Style: slasher, erotic, scary, realistic, serious ...
Plot: fashion model, whodunit, serial killer, killer, lsd, murder, woman in danger, female protagonist, mental institution, strong female lead, witnessing a crime, investigation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: milan italy, italy, europe
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