Best Mexican TV shows

This page is updated regularly. Subscribe, so you don't miss new recommendations. The list of "Best Mexican TV shows" contains films with the following parameters. Style: captivating, tense, serious, realistic, exciting and suspense. Plot: love and romance, family relations, crimes, danger, rivalry, society, drug traffic, friendship, organized crime and drug cartel. Genre: Drama, Crime and Thriller. Country: Mexico, USA and Colombia.
Best Mexican TV shows
Best Mexican TV shows
TOP TV Shows: Teresa (2010), Don't mess with an angel (2008), La Piloto (2017), Narcos: Mexico (2018), Dark Desire (2020), Real Love (2003), Luis Miguel: The Series (2018), Narcos (2015), The House of Flowers (2018), La Reina del Sur (2011), Club de Cuervos (2015), The Five Juanas (2021), Ingobernable (2017), The Inmate (2018), Humble Maria (1995), You Cannot Hide (2019), I am Luna (2016), Fear the Walking Dead (2015), Mayans M.C. (2018), Who Killed Sara? (2021).

List of Best TV Shows

 7.7
 1K
Teresa (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Teresa Chavez is a young woman with an obsession for money and ambition. Despite her beauty and the fact that she was raised in the bosom of a loving family, she is resentful; her one desire is to leave her humble but poor neighbourhood.
Style: captivating, realistic, sexy, sentimental, psychological ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: love and romance, ambition, rich and poor, fall in love, breakup, blind ambition, society, greed, manipulation, shallowness, strong female presence, solace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
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Don't mess with an angel (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Cuidado Con El Ángel is a Telenovela distributed by Televisa starring Maite Perroni and William Levy. The telenovela, a production of Nathalie Lartilleux, premiered on June 9, 2008 and finished its broadcast March 6, 2009. It had millions of ...
Style: serious, emotional, touching, captivating, realistic
Plot: family relations, orphan, romance, fall in love, intrigue, destiny, rivalry, dishonesty, rich and poor, true love, love triangle, secret ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, mexico
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 6.0
 294
La Piloto (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Yolanda dreamed her entire life of being a pilot. She found a stewardess job, and an unexpected role in drug smuggling.
Style: sexy, touching, sentimental, romantic, uplifting
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: love, couples, romance, love triangle, friendship, drug dealing, rivalry, male female relationship, male female friendship, jealousy, love and romance, couple relations ...
Time: contemporary
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 8.4
 81K
Narcos: Mexico (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: See the rise of the Guadalajara Cartel as an American DEA agent learns the danger of targeting narcos in 1980s Mexico.
Style: atmospheric, captivating, exciting, intense, suspense ...
Plot: drug cartel, marijuana, crimes, corruption, cocaine, business, drug dealing, undercover agent, drug dealer, drug lord, organized crime, tiger ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: mexico, latin america
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El Dragón: Return of a Warrior (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A Tokyo business man returns to his home country of Mexico where he must battle rivals to replace his grandfather as the head of a cartel.
Style: captivating, exciting, disturbing, tense
Plot: drug cartel, japanese mafia, gangsters, martial artist, criminal syndicate, martial arts, crimes, drug dealing, fight, rivalry, adaptation, syndicate ...
Time: contemporary
Place: japan, mexico, tokyo
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 6.5
 7K
Dark Desire (2020)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Married Alma spends a fateful weekend away from home that ignites passion, ends in tragedy and leads her to question the truth about those close to her.
Style: dark, bleak, captivating, semi serious, light ...
Plot: cheating wife, seduction, sex scene, infidelity, murder, unhappy marriage, teacher, lawyer, friendship, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, jealousy ...
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 8.2
 872
Real Love (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: True love threatens to tear a family apart in this epic Mexican serial set in the 1800s. Rich and beautiful Matilde falls in love with Adolfo, but her mother, Augusta, disapproves of the relationship when she learns Adolfo is poor. Augusta forces ...
Style: serious, emotional, stylized, realistic, contemplative
Audience: girls' night
Plot: arranged marriage, true love, bankruptcy, power of love, social differences, forbidden love, love triangle, against the odds, society, intrigue, romance, couples ...
Time: 19th century
Place: mexico, latin america
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Luis Miguel: The Series (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Music, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The series dramatizes the life story of Mexican superstar singer Luis Miguel, who has captivated audiences in Latin America and beyond for decades.
Style: touching, captivating, romantic, realistic, intense
Plot: singer, fictional biography, musician's life, fame, rising to stardom, friendship, friendship gone bad, social relations, price of fame, family relations, love and romance, award ...
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 8.8
 403K
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
Plot: drug cartel, gangsters, drug dealer, drug dealing, cartel, smuggling, master criminal, rise to the top, crimes, illegal drugs, cia agent, politics ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 70s, 90s
Place: colombia, latin america, panama, mexico, miami ...
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The House of Flowers (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The outward perfection of a family-run flower business hides a dark side rife with dysfunctional secrets in this darkly humorous comedy series.
Style: captivating, emotional, twists and turns, cynical, romantic
Plot: sibling rivalry, family business, family relations, dysfunctional family, sister sister relationship, husband wife relationship, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, transsexual, bisexual, intrigue, coup ...
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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, rise to the top, power struggle, rivalry, drug dealing, life is a bitch, mafia, vengeance, cocaine, organized crime, gang, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, spain, europe, morocco
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Club de Cuervos (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: When the patriarch of a prominent family dies, his heirs battle to determine who will gain control of his beloved soccer team: The Cuervos of Nuevo Toledo.
Style: humorous, cynical, captivating, light
Plot: sibling relationship, football team, corruption, soccer, rivalry, heir, family relations, friendship, death, society, couples, male nudity ...
Time: 21st century
Place: mexico
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The Five Juanas (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
TV show
Story: Five women with the same birthmark set out to unravel the truth about their pasts and discover a tragic web of lies spun by a powerful politician.
Style: suspense, disturbing, captivating, tense, enigmatic
Plot: mystery, politician, women, uncover truth, secret, lie, secret past, political intrigue, puzzle, deception, family secret, political conspiracy ...
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 7.1
 3K
Ingobernable (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 40 min.
TV show
Story: The First Lady of Mexico has big plans to improve conditions for the country. As she starts to lose faith in her husband, President Diego Nava, she finds herself at a crossroad where she will need to find a way to deal with a great challenge.
Style: psychological, captivating, thought provoking, twists and turns
Plot: first lady, government, betrayal, traitor, conspiracy, political unrest, assassination plot, mother daughter relationship, female protagonist, president, politics, husband wife relationship ...
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 6.9
 3K
The Inmate (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A former U.S. Marine, Lázaro Mendoza, enters a maximum security prison in Mexico (La Rotunda), under a false identity and accused of an alleged triple murder. Now as Dante Pardo, his mission is to infiltrate a dangerous band of inmates and guards ...
Style: tense, suspense, humorous, captivating
Plot: prison gang, penetration, attorney general, blackmail, hidden camera, hidden money, psychologist, kidnapped woman, prison, investigation, border crossing, crimes ...
Time: 21st century
Place: mexico
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 7.2
 2K
Humble Maria (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: María la del barrio, the third telenovela in the Las Tres Marías trilogy, is a Mexican telenovela starring Thalía, Fernando Colunga, Itatí Cantoral, Ricardo Blume, Irán Eory and the young actors Ludwika Paleta & Osvaldo Benavides. It ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional
Plot: social relations, orphan, love and romance, godparent, social differences, rich and poor, social climbing, family relations, family disapproval, couples, rivalry
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: mexico
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You Cannot Hide (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime
Country: Mexico
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: After discovering that her husband is involved with drug trafficking, and she decides to cooperate with the DEA, Lidia is forced to move to Spain with her teenage daughter, fleeing her tragic past to start a new life. Two years later, in Spain, ...
Style: exciting, entertaining, tense, twists and turns, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: nurse, photographer, life turned upside down, multiple storylines, transformation, ex cop, adaptation, intrigue, life philosophy, life is a bitch, manipulation, society ...
Time: contemporary
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 7.0
 1K
I am Luna (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Family, Music
Country: Argentina, Mexico
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Although it is difficult for Luna to live in another country, she is determined to try everything to make new friends and achieve a new style of skating.
Style: sweet, atmospheric, entertaining, feel good, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, family outing
Plot: family, classmate classmate relationship, school, youth, teenage girl, teenager, friendship, music, teenage life, love and romance, schoolgirl, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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Fear the Walking Dead (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: What did the world look like as it was transforming into the horrifying apocalypse depicted in "The Walking Dead"? This spin-off set in Los Angeles, following new characters as they face the beginning of the end of the world, will answer ...
Style: suspenseful, captivating, tense, serious, scary ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, zombie apocalypse, apocalypse, chaos, plague, family relations, survival, life is a bitch, society, single parent, post apocalypse, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: los angeles, usa
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 7.6
 16K
Mayans M.C. (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Set in the aftermath of Jax Teller’s death, Ezekiel "EZ" Reyes is fresh out of prison and a prospect in the Mayans M.C. charter on the Cali/Mexi border. Now, EZ must carve out his new identity in a town where he was once the golden boy ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: motorcycle gang, street gang, latinos, organized crime, drug traffic, gang war, power struggle, crimes, lifestyle, criminal, rivalry, threat ...
Place: california, southern california
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Who Killed Sara? (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Mexico
TV show
Story: Hell-bent on exacting revenge and proving he was framed for his sister's murder, Álex sets out to unearth much more than the crime's real culprit.
Style: captivating, tense, psychological thriller
Plot: murderer, revenge, murder, criminal, mystery, death of sister, dark secret, criminal's revenge, hidden truth, loss of sibling, family secret, vendetta ...
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 8.5
 13K
Case Closed (1996)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 25 min.
TV show
Story: The son of a world famous mystery writer, Jimmy Kudo, has achieved his own notoriety by assisting the local police as a student detective. He has always been able to solve the most difficult of criminal cases using his wits and power of reason.
Style: exciting, feel good, captivating, light, humorous ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: secret identity, private detective, riddles and clues, murder, who done it, prodigy, partners against crime, fighting crime, mystery, rivalry, high school, investigation ...
Place: japan, asia, tokyo
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 7.6
 19K
The Bridge (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: A murdered body on a bridge between El Paso and Juarez bring together El Paso detective Sonya Cross and Chihuahua State Police detective Marco Ruiz.
Style: twists and turns, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: police detective, drug cartel, serial killer, policewoman, partners, police investigation, social problems, interrogation, corruption, mystery, mind game, riddles and clues ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, usa
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 7.9
 31K
Teen Titans (2003)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Teen Titans is an American animated television series based on the DC Comics characters of the same name, primarily the run of stories by Marv Wolfman and George Pérez in the early-1980s The New Teen Titans comic book series. The show was created ...
Style: stylized, exciting, humorous, semi serious, touching ...
Audience: teens, family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, young heroes, beast, teenage life, superhero, good versus evil, save the world, heroes, superhero team, teenage love, team, villain ...
Time: 2000s
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 7.8
 18K
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, fight for supremacy, drug dealing, drug cartel, drugs, crime boss, drug crime, drug traffic, criminal, criminal gang ...
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 8.0
 2K
Rubi (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 210 min.
TV show
Story: Rubí is a Mexican telenovela produced by José Alberto Castro for Televisa. It is based on a short story by Yolanda Vargas Dulché, published as a serial on the 1960s Mexican comic book Lágrimas, Risas y Amor. Bárbara Mori stars as a dual ...
Style: captivating, realistic, emotional, serious, disturbing ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ambition, social differences, manipulation, romance, society, dishonesty, unfulfillment, betrayal, family relations, unfulfilled love, ambitious woman, femme fatale ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, mexico
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Steven Universe (2013)
Genre: Animation, Short, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: A young boy takes his mother's place in a group of gemstone-based beings, and must learn to control his powers.
Style: stylized, touching, captivating, witty, melancholic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: gem, save the world, goodhearted, adventure, family, intergalactic, youth, heroes, supernatural ability, coming of age, escapades, child protagonist ...
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Enemigo Íntimo (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
TV show
Story: The story of two siblings who witness the murder of their parents in the hands of one of the drug cartels in Mexico, after which Alejandro Ferrer's younger sister is kidnapped. 25 years later, Alejandro is now the captain of the Federal Police ...
Style: exciting, captivating, thought provoking, touching, suspense
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: brother, disappearance, criminal organization, uncover truth, police captain, fighting crime, police, brother sister relationship, missing sister, foe turned friend, loss of sister, little sister ...
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Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: After uncovering a mysterious amulet, an average teen assumes an unlikely destiny and sets out to save two worlds. Created by Guillermo del Toro.
Style: exciting, entertaining, captivating, sincere, 3d animation ...
Audience: preschoolers, kids
Plot: amulet, protector, troll, adventure, teenage hero, friends, good versus evil, magical sword, double life, superhero, supernatural, best friend ...
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Rosario Tijeras (2016)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: Worlds collide when a vengeance-obsessed young woman from the other side of the tracks captures the attention of two well-off friends.
Style: captivating, disturbing, tense, suspense, suspenseful
Plot: love story, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, society, slum, murder, relationships, life is a bitch, social problems, love interest, crimes, brutality, urban ghetto life ...
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