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1. Breaking Bad (2008–2013)

TV-MA | 49 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

9.4
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A high school chemistry teacher diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer turns to manufacturing and selling methamphetamine in order to secure his family's future.

Stars: Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, Anna Gunn, Betsy Brandt

Votes: 1,579,581

2. Better Call Saul (2015–2022)

TV-MA | 46 min | Crime, Drama

8.8
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The trials and tribulations of criminal lawyer Jimmy McGill in the time before he established his strip-mall law office in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Stars: Bob Odenkirk, Rhea Seehorn, Jonathan Banks, Patrick Fabian

Votes: 355,841

3. Ozark (2017– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.4
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A financial advisor drags his family from Chicago to the Missouri Ozarks, where he must launder money to appease a drug boss.

Stars: Jason Bateman, Laura Linney, Sofia Hublitz, Skylar Gaertner

Votes: 211,482

4. Narcos (2015–2017)

TV-MA | 49 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.8
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A chronicled look at the criminal exploits of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar, as well as the many other drug kingpins who plagued the country through the years.

Stars: Pedro Pascal, Lizbeth Eden, Wagner Moura, Boyd Holbrook

Votes: 380,757

5. Deadpool 2 (2018)

R | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.7
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66 Metascore

Foul-mouthed mutant mercenary Wade Wilson (a.k.a. Deadpool) assembles a team of fellow mutant rogues to protect a young boy with supernatural abilities from the brutal, time-traveling cyborg Cable.

Director: David Leitch | Stars: Ryan Reynolds, Josh Brolin, Morena Baccarin, Julian Dennison

Votes: 516,869 | Gross: $324.59M

6. Sicario (2015)

R | 121 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.6
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82 Metascore

An idealistic FBI agent is enlisted by a government task force to aid in the escalating war against drugs at the border area between the U.S. and Mexico.

Director: Denis Villeneuve | Stars: Emily Blunt, Josh Brolin, Benicio Del Toro, Jon Bernthal

Votes: 393,455 | Gross: $46.89M

7. The Marksman (2021)

PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.6
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44 Metascore

A rancher on the Arizona border becomes the unlikely defender of a young Mexican boy desperately fleeing the cartel assassins who've pursued him into the U.S.

Director: Robert Lorenz | Stars: Katheryn Winnick, Liam Neeson, Teresa Ruiz, Juan Pablo Raba

Votes: 21,761

8. Scarface (1983)

R | 170 min | Crime, Drama

8.3
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65 Metascore

In 1980 Miami, a determined Cuban immigrant takes over a drug cartel and succumbs to greed.

Director: Brian De Palma | Stars: Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Steven Bauer, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

Votes: 777,655 | Gross: $45.60M

9. Power (I) (2014–2020)

TV-MA | 50 min | Crime, Drama

8.1
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James "Ghost" St. Patrick, a wealthy New York night club owner who has it all, catering to the city's elite and dreaming big, lives a double life as a drug kingpin.

Stars: Omari Hardwick, Lela Loren, Naturi Naughton, Joseph Sikora

Votes: 41,986

10. Clear and Present Danger (1994)

PG-13 | 141 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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74 Metascore

CIA Analyst Jack Ryan is drawn into an illegal war fought by the US government against a Colombian drug cartel.

Director: Phillip Noyce | Stars: Harrison Ford, Willem Dafoe, Anne Archer, Joaquim de Almeida

Votes: 94,655 | Gross: $122.19M

11. Mayans M.C. (2018– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.6
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Set in a post-Jax Teller world, "Mayans MC" sees EZ Reyes, a former golden boy now fresh out of prison, as a prospect in the Mayan MC charter on the California-Mexico border who must carve out his new outlaw identity.

Stars: JD Pardo, Clayton Cardenas, Sarah Bolger, Michael Irby

Votes: 14,650

12. Narcos: Mexico (2018–2021)

TV-MA | 50 min | Crime, Drama

8.4
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The rise of the Guadalajara Cartel as an American DEA agent learns the danger of targeting narcos in Mexico.

Stars: Scoot McNairy, Diego Luna, José María Yazpik, Fermín Martínez

Votes: 66,138

13. Miami Vice (1984–1989)

TV-14 | 48 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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Resplendent with authentic 1980s music, fashion, and vibe, "Miami Vice" follows two undercover detectives and their extended team through the mean streets of Miami, Florida.

Stars: Don Johnson, Philip Michael Thomas, Saundra Santiago, Olivia Brown

Votes: 24,585

14. The Mule (2018)

R | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.0
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58 Metascore

A ninety-year-old horticulturist and Korean War veteran turns drug mule for a Mexican cartel.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Patrick L. Reyes, Cesar De León, Gustavo Muñoz

Votes: 125,700 | Gross: $103.80M

15. Kingsman: The Golden Circle (2017)

R | 141 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.7
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44 Metascore

After the Kingsman's headquarters are destroyed and the world is held hostage, an allied spy organisation in the United States is discovered. These two elite secret organisations must band together to defeat a common enemy.

Director: Matthew Vaughn | Stars: Taron Egerton, Colin Firth, Mark Strong, Channing Tatum

Votes: 291,515 | Gross: $100.23M

16. Bad Boys for Life (2020)

R | 124 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.6
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59 Metascore

Miami detectives Mike Lowrey and Marcus Burnett must face off against a mother-and-son pair of drug lords who wreak vengeful havoc on their city.

Directors: Adil El Arbi, Bilall Fallah | Stars: Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, Vanessa Hudgens, Alexander Ludwig

Votes: 143,534 | Gross: $206.31M

17. Inherent Vice (2014)

R | 148 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.7
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81 Metascore

In 1970, drug-fueled Los Angeles private investigator Larry "Doc" Sportello investigates the disappearance of a former girlfriend.

Director: Paul Thomas Anderson | Stars: Joaquin Phoenix, Josh Brolin, Owen Wilson, Katherine Waterston

Votes: 98,890 | Gross: $8.11M

18. Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018)

R | 122 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.1
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61 Metascore

The drug war on the U.S.-Mexico border has escalated as the cartels have begun trafficking terrorists across the US border. To fight the war, federal agent Matt Graver re-teams with the mercurial Alejandro.

Director: Stefano Sollima | Stars: Benicio Del Toro, Josh Brolin, Isabela Merced, Jeffrey Donovan

Votes: 135,436 | Gross: $50.07M

19. American Made (2017)

R | 115 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.2
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65 Metascore

The story of Barry Seal, an American pilot who became a drug-runner for the CIA in the 1980s in a clandestine operation that would be exposed as the Iran-Contra Affair.

Director: Doug Liman | Stars: Tom Cruise, Domhnall Gleeson, Sarah Wright, Jesse Plemons

Votes: 168,104 | Gross: $51.34M

20. Fantasy Island (2020)

PG-13 | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

4.9
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22 Metascore

When the owner and operator of a luxurious island invites a collection of guests to live out their most elaborate fantasies in relative seclusion, chaos quickly descends.

Director: Jeff Wadlow | Stars: Michael Peña, Maggie Q, Lucy Hale, Austin Stowell

Votes: 43,073

21. Triple Frontier (2019)

R | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.4
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61 Metascore

Loyalties are tested when five friends and former special forces operatives reunite to take down a South American drug lord, unleashing a chain of unintended consequences.

Director: J.C. Chandor | Stars: Ben Affleck, Oscar Isaac, Charlie Hunnam, Garrett Hedlund

Votes: 116,901

22. Traffic (2000)

R | 147 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.6
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86 Metascore

A conservative judge is appointed by the President to spearhead America's escalating war against drugs, only to discover that his teenage daughter is a crack addict. Two DEA agents protect an informant. A jailed drug baron's wife attempts to carry on the family business.

Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Michael Douglas, Benicio Del Toro, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Jacob Vargas

Votes: 201,499 | Gross: $124.12M

23. Desperado (1995)

R | 104 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.2
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55 Metascore

Former musician and gunslinger El Mariachi arrives at a small Mexican border town after being away for a long time. His past quickly catches up with him and he soon gets entangled with the local drug kingpin Bucho and his gang.

Director: Robert Rodriguez | Stars: Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Joaquim de Almeida, Cheech Marin

Votes: 177,761 | Gross: $25.63M

24. Savages (2012)

R | 131 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.5
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59 Metascore

Pot growers Ben and Chon face off against the Mexican drug cartel who kidnapped their shared girlfriend.

Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Taylor Kitsch, Blake Lively, Benicio Del Toro

Votes: 127,221 | Gross: $47.38M

25. Rambo: Last Blood (2019)

R | 89 min | Action, Thriller

6.1
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26 Metascore

Rambo must confront his past and unearth his ruthless combat skills to exact revenge in a final mission.

Director: Adrian Grunberg | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Paz Vega, Sergio Peris-Mencheta, Adriana Barraza

Votes: 89,544 | Gross: $18.87M

26. Toy Soldiers (1991)

R | 111 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.6
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46 Metascore

A group of troublemaking boys decide to take a stand when terrorists seize control of their boarding school.

Director: Daniel Petrie Jr. | Stars: Sean Astin, Wil Wheaton, Keith Coogan, Andrew Divoff

Votes: 22,014 | Gross: $15.07M

27. Blow (2001)

R | 124 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.6
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52 Metascore

The story of how George Jung, along with the Medellín Cartel headed by Pablo Escobar, established the American cocaine market in the 1970s in the United States.

Director: Ted Demme | Stars: Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Franka Potente, Rachel Griffiths

Votes: 248,150 | Gross: $52.99M

28. License to Kill (1989)

PG-13 | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.6
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58 Metascore

After capturing a drug lord, Felix Leiter is left for dead and his wife is murdered. James Bond goes rogue and seeks vengeance on those responsible, as he infiltrates an organisation posing as a hitman.

Director: John Glen | Stars: Timothy Dalton, Robert Davi, Carey Lowell, Talisa Soto

Votes: 98,595 | Gross: $34.67M

29. 2 Guns (2013)

R | 109 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.7
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55 Metascore

Two hardened criminals get into trouble with the US border patrol after meeting with a Mexican drug lord, and then revelations start to unfold.

Director: Baltasar Kormákur | Stars: Denzel Washington, Mark Wahlberg, Paula Patton, Bill Paxton

Votes: 203,694 | Gross: $75.61M

30. Peppermint (2018)

R | 101 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.5
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29 Metascore

Five years after her husband and daughter are killed in a senseless act of violence, a woman comes back from self-imposed exile to seek revenge against those responsible and the system that let them go free.

Director: Pierre Morel | Stars: Jennifer Garner, John Gallagher Jr., John Ortiz, Juan Pablo Raba

Votes: 61,042 | Gross: $35.42M

31. Colombiana (2011)

PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.4
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45 Metascore

A young girl in Bogotá witnesses her parents' murder and grows up to be a stone-cold assassin.

Director: Olivier Megaton | Stars: Zoe Saldana, Michael Vartan, Callum Blue, Jordi Mollà

Votes: 97,920 | Gross: $36.67M

32. Snitch (I) (2013)

PG-13 | 112 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.4
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51 Metascore

A father goes undercover for the DEA in order to free his son, who was imprisoned after being set up in a drug deal.

Director: Ric Roman Waugh | Stars: Dwayne Johnson, Susan Sarandon, Jon Bernthal, Rafi Gavron

Votes: 85,806 | Gross: $42.93M

33. xXx (2002)

PG-13 | 124 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

5.9
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48 Metascore

An extreme sports athlete, Xander Cage, is recruited by the government on a special mission.

Director: Rob Cohen | Stars: Vin Diesel, Asia Argento, Marton Csokas, Samuel L. Jackson

Votes: 176,350 | Gross: $142.11M

34. Cold Pursuit (2019)

R | 119 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.2
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57 Metascore

A grieving snowplow driver seeks out revenge against the drug dealers who killed his son.

Director: Hans Petter Moland | Stars: Liam Neeson, Laura Dern, Micheál Richardson, Michael Eklund

Votes: 62,506 | Gross: $32.14M

35. Mr. Right (I) (2015)

R | 95 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

6.4
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52 Metascore

A girl falls for the "perfect" guy, who happens to have a very fatal flaw: he's a hitman on the run from the crime cartels who employ him.

Director: Paco Cabezas | Stars: Anna Kendrick, Sam Rockwell, Tim Roth, James Ransone

Votes: 53,313 | Gross: $0.03M

36. Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003)

PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.9
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48 Metascore

The Angels investigate a series of murders which occur after the theft of a witness protection profile database.

Director: McG | Stars: Drew Barrymore, Lucy Liu, Cameron Diaz, Bernie Mac

Votes: 124,899 | Gross: $100.83M

37. Machete Kills (2013)

R | 107 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.6
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41 Metascore

The U.S. government recruits Machete to battle his way through Mexico in order to take down an arms dealer who looks to launch a weapon into space.

Director: Robert Rodriguez | Stars: Danny Trejo, Alexa PenaVega, Mel Gibson, Jessica Alba

Votes: 76,788 | Gross: $8.01M

38. The Counselor (2013)

R | 117 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.3
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48 Metascore

A lawyer finds himself in over his head when he gets involved in drug trafficking.

Director: Ridley Scott | Stars: Michael Fassbender, Penélope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, Javier Bardem

Votes: 98,449 | Gross: $16.97M

39. Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003)

R | 102 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.4
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56 Metascore

Hitman "El Mariachi" becomes involved in international espionage involving a psychotic CIA agent and a corrupt Mexican general.

Director: Robert Rodriguez | Stars: Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek, Johnny Depp, Willem Dafoe

Votes: 157,267 | Gross: $56.36M

40. Code 8 (2019)

Not Rated | 98 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.1
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48 Metascore

A super-powered construction worker falls in with a group of criminals in order to raise the funds to help his ill mother.

Director: Jeff Chan | Stars: Kari Matchett, Robbie Amell, Penny Eizenga, Lawrence Bayne

Votes: 36,915

41. Tango & Cash (1989)

R | 104 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.4
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41 Metascore

Framed by their ruthless arch-nemesis, a mismatched LAPD crime-fighting duo has to put its differences aside to even the score with the evil kingpin who put them behind bars once and for all.

Directors: Andrey Konchalovskiy, Albert Magnoli | Stars: Sylvester Stallone, Kurt Russell, Teri Hatcher, Jack Palance

Votes: 101,018 | Gross: $63.41M

42. SuperFly (2018)

R | 116 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

5.2
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52 Metascore

With retirement on his mind, a successful Atlanta-based drug dealer sets up one last big job while dealing with trigger-happy colleagues and the police.

Director: Director X. | Stars: Trevor Jackson, Jason Mitchell, Lex Scott Davis, Michael Kenneth Williams

Votes: 6,709 | Gross: $20.55M

43. Gringo (2018)

R | 111 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.1
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46 Metascore

GRINGO, a dark comedy mixed with white-knuckle action and dramatic intrigue, explores the battle of survival for businessman Harold Soyinka (David Oyelowo) when he finds himself crossing the line from law-abiding citizen to wanted criminal.

Director: Nash Edgerton | Stars: Joel Edgerton, Charlize Theron, David Oyelowo, Thandiwe Newton

Votes: 28,712 | Gross: $4.97M

44. El Dragón: Return of a Warrior (2019–2020)

TV-MA | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.9
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After the murder of his parents when he was a little kid, Mexican Miguel Garza is sent away to Japan. 20 years later, he has to go back to his home country as the new heir of his family's cartel.

Stars: Sebastián Rulli, Renata Notni, Manuel Balbi, Cassandra Sanchez Navarro

Votes: 1,664

45. Act of Valor (2012)

R | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.5
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40 Metascore

An elite team of Navy SEALs embark on a covert mission to recover a kidnapped CIA agent.

Directors: Mike McCoy, Scott Waugh | Stars: Alex Veadov, Roselyn Sanchez, Nestor Serrano, Rorke Denver

Votes: 67,847 | Gross: $70.01M

46. The Substitute (1996)

R | 114 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.0
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Mercenary Shale's team is retired after a (not so) covert mission in Cuba. He becomes substitute teacher at his teacher fiancee's Miami high school to get those behind kneecapping her. His team helps him.

Director: Robert Mandel | Stars: Tom Berenger, Raymond Cruz, William Forsythe, Luis Guzmán

Votes: 13,149 | Gross: $14.75M

47. The Infiltrator (2016)

R | 127 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.0
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66 Metascore

A U.S. Customs official uncovers a money laundering scheme involving Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar.

Director: Brad Furman | Stars: Bryan Cranston, John Leguizamo, Diane Kruger, Amy Ryan

Votes: 71,437 | Gross: $15.43M

48. Sabotage (2014)

R | 109 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.7
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41 Metascore

Members of an elite DEA task force find themselves being taken down one by one after they rob a drug cartel safe house.

Director: David Ayer | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Sam Worthington, Terrence Howard, Olivia Williams

Votes: 62,045 | Gross: $10.51M

49. Get Shorty (1995)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

6.9
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82 Metascore

A mobster travels to Hollywood to collect a debt, and discovers that the movie business is much the same as his current job.

Director: Barry Sonnenfeld | Stars: Gene Hackman, Rene Russo, Danny DeVito, John Travolta

Votes: 80,456 | Gross: $72.08M

50. Running with the Devil (2019)

R | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.4
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42 Metascore

The CEO of an international conglomerate sends two of his most regarded executives to investigate why shipments of cocaine are being hijacked and over cut somewhere on the supply chain.

Director: Jason Cabell | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Laurence Fishburne, Leslie Bibb, Cole Hauser

Votes: 7,221



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