TV shows like Narcos

Olga Trędota 2020-05-30

Sons of Anarchy

Crime Drama USA 2008

Sons of Anarchy

Crime Drama USA 2008

  • Sons of Anarchy
  • 8,0/10

7 seasons, 92 episodes

An adrenalized drama with darkly comedic undertones that explores a notorious outlaw motorcycle club’s (MC) desire to protect its livelihood while ensuring that their simple, sheltered town of Charming, California remains exactly that, charming. The MC must confront threats from drug dealers, corporate developers, and overzealous law officers. Behind the MC’s familial lifestyle and legally thriving automotive shop is a ruthless and illegal arms business driven by the seduction of money, power, and blood.

  • #organized crime

  • #outlaw

  • #criminal

Blinded by the Lights

Crime Poland 2018

Blinded by the Lights

Crime Poland 2018

1 season, 8 episodes

An eight-episode story charting seven days from the life of a cocaine dealer whose perfectly organized life begins to sink into chaos while he is forced to make the most important choices in his life.

Better Call Saul

Comedy Crime Drama USA 2015

Better Call Saul

Comedy Crime Drama USA 2015

  • Better Call Saul
  • 8,1/10

5 seasons, 50 episodes

Six years before Saul Goodman meets Walter White. We meet him when the man who will become Saul Goodman is known as Jimmy McGill, a small-time lawyer searching for his destiny, and, more immediately, hustling to make ends meet. Working alongside, and, often, against Jimmy, is “fixer” Mike Ehrmantraut. The series tracks Jimmy’s transformation into Saul Goodman, the man who puts “criminal” in “criminal lawyer".

Gomorrah

Crime Drama Italy 2014

Gomorrah

Crime Drama Italy 2014

  • Gomorrah
  • 8,1/10

5 seasons, 58 episodes

Based on Robert Saviano's bestselling book, this gritty Italian crime drama paints a portrait of the brutal Neapolitan crime organisation the Camorra, as seen through the eyes of Ciro Di Marzo, the obedient and self- confident right-hand man of the clan's godfather, Pietro Savastano.

  • #organized crime

  • #drugs

  • #mafia

The Wire

Crime Drama USA 2002

The Wire

Crime Drama USA 2002

  • The Wire
  • 8,3/10

5 seasons, 60 episodes

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 good and evil are routinely obliterated.

Peaky Blinders

Crime Drama United Kingdom 2013

Peaky Blinders

Crime Drama United Kingdom 2013

  • Peaky Blinders
  • 8,5/10

5 seasons, 30 episodes

A gangster family epic set in 1919 Birmingham, England and centered on a gang who sew razor blades in the peaks of their caps, and their fierce boss Tommy Shelby, who means to move up in the world.

El Chapo

Drama USA 2017

El Chapo

Drama USA 2017

  • El Chapo
  • 7,4/10

3 seasons, 33 episodes

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.

  • #drugs

  • #cartel

  • #drug lord

Ozark

Crime Drama USA 2017

Ozark

Crime Drama USA 2017

  • Ozark
  • 8,0/10

4 seasons, 37 episodes

A financial adviser drags his family from Chicago to the Missouri Ozarks, where he must launder $500 million in five years to appease a drug boss.

  • #drug cartel

  • #kingpin

  • #money laundering

Narcos: Mexico

Crime Drama USA 2018

Narcos: Mexico

Crime Drama USA 2018

  • Narcos: Mexico
  • 8,2/10

3 seasons, 21 episodes

See the rise of the Guadalajara Cartel as an American DEA agent learns the danger of targeting narcos in 1980s Mexico.

  • #1980s

  • #mexico

  • #drug cartel

Breaking Bad

Drama USA 2008

Breaking Bad

Drama USA 2008

  • Breaking Bad
  • 8,5/10

5 seasons, 62 episodes

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 financial future at any cost as he enters the dangerous world of drugs and crime.

  • #drugs

  • #outlaw

  • #criminal

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