10 Best Movies Like Escobar: Paradise Lost (2014)
If you enjoyed Escobar: Paradise Lost we recommend 10 similar movies: Sicario, Narcos, Kill the Messenger, The Counselor, We Own the Night, The Last King of Scotland, True Romance, Menace II Society, King of New York, Scarface
|Genre||Action, Thriller, Drama, crime, detective|
|Cast||Emily Blunt, Benicio Del Toro, Josh Brolin|
After rising through the ranks of her male-dominated profession, idealistic FBI agent Kate Macer (Emily Blunt) receives a top assignment. Recruited by mysterious government official Matt Graver (Josh Brolin), Kate joins a task force for the escalating war against drugs. Led by the intense and shadowy Alejandro (Benicio Del Toro), the team travels back-and-forth across the U.S.-Mexican border, using one cartel boss (Bernardo Saracino) to flush out a bigger one (Julio Cesar Cedillo).
|Cast||Wagner Moura, Boyd Holbrook, Pedro Pascal|
|Director||Andrés Baiz, Josef Kubota Wladyka, Gerardo Naranjo, Fernando Coimbra, Guillermo Navarro, José Padilha, Sebastián Silva (в титрах: Sebastián Silva)|
NARCOS is the true story of U.S. and Colombian efforts in the 1980s to battle the infamous Pablo Escobar and the Medellin drug cartel, one of the richest, most ruthless criminal organizations in the history of modern crime.
|Genre||Thriller, Drama, crime, detective, history|
|Cast||Jeremy Renner, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Rosemarie DeWitt|
A dramatic thriller based on the remarkable true story of Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Gary Webb. Webb stumbles onto a story which leads to the shady origins of the men who started the crack epidemic on the nation’s streets…and further alleges that the CIA was aware of major dealers who were smuggling cocaine into the U.S., and using the profits to arm rebels fighting in Nicaragua. Despite warnings from drug kingpins and CIA operatives to stop his investigation, Webb keeps digging to uncover a conspiracy with explosive implications. His journey takes him from the prisons of California to the villages of Nicaragua to the highest corridors of power in Washington, D.C. – and draws the kind of attention that threatens not just his career, but his family and his life.
|Genre||Thriller, Drama, crime|
|Country||USA, United Kingdom|
|Cast||Michael Fassbender, Penélope Cruz, Cameron Diaz|
A respected lawyer, the Counselor (Michael Fassbender), finds himself in way over his head when he agrees to a one-time dalliance into the dark world of drug trafficking in order to get his hands on quick cash so he can marry his girlfriend, Laura (Penélope Cruz). His choices get him involved with people such as a drug lord named Reiner (Javier Bardem); a womanizing middleman named Westray (Brad Pitt) and a bisexual sociopath named Malkina (Cameron Diaz). The lawyer's decision to get involved with these people puts both Laura and himself in danger.
|Genre||Thriller, Drama, crime|
|Cast||Joaquin Phoenix, Mark Wahlberg, Eva Mendes|
A New York nightclub manager tries to save his brother and father from Russian mafia hitmen.
|Genre||Drama, biography, history, Thriller|
|Country||United Kingdom, Germany|
|Cast||Forest Whitaker, James McAvoy, Kerry Washington|
Based on the events of the brutal Ugandan dictator Idi Amin's regime as seen by his personal physician during the 1970's.
|Genre||Thriller, Drama, melodrama, crime|
|Cast||Christian Slater, Patricia Arquette, Michael Rapaport|
A comic-book nerd and Elvis fanatic Clarence (Christian Slater) and a prostitute named Alabama (Patricia Arquette) fall in love. Clarence breaks the news to her pimp and ends up killing him. He grabs a suitcase of cocaine on his way out thinking it is Alabama's clothing. The two hit the road for California hoping to sell the cocaine, but the mob is soon after them.
|Cast||Tyrin Turner, Larenz Tate, June Kyoto Lu (в титрах: June Kyoko Lu)|
|Director||Albert Hughes, Allen Hughes|
Sobering and incisive, this cautionary drama centers on a street tough 18-year-old facing a moral quandary while trying to turn his life around.
|Country||Italy, USA, United Kingdom|
|Cast||Christopher Walken, David Caruso, Laurence Fishburne|
A former drug lord returns from prison determined to wipe out all his competition and distribute the profits of his operations to New York's poor and lower classes in this stylish and ultra violent modern twist on Robin Hood.
|Cast||Al Pacino, Steven Bauer, Michelle Pfeiffer|
|Director||Brian De Palma|
After getting a green card in exchange for assassinating a Cuban government official, Tony Montana (Al Pacino) 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 state, controlling nearly all the cocaine that comes through Miami. But increased pressure from the police, wars with Colombian drug cartels and his own drug-fueled paranoia serve to fuel the flames of his eventual downfall.