Most Popular Drug Trade Movies and TV Shows
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1. Breaking Bad (2008–2013)
TV-MA | 49 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A high school chemistry teacher diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer turns to manufacturing and selling methamphetamine in order to secure his family's future.
3. The Departed (2006)
R | 151 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
An undercover cop and a mole in the police attempt to identify each other while infiltrating an Irish gang in South Boston.
Votes: 1,104,326 | Gross: $132.38M
4. Inherent Vice (2014)
R | 148 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
In 1970, drug-fueled Los Angeles private investigator Larry "Doc" Sportello investigates the disappearance of a former girlfriend.
Votes: 86,622 | Gross: $8.11M
5. Jackie Brown (1997)
R | 154 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A middle-aged woman finds herself in the middle of a huge conflict that will either make her a profit or cost her life.
Votes: 294,207 | Gross: $39.67M
6. Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961)
Not Rated | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A young New York socialite becomes interested in a young man who has moved into her apartment building, but her past threatens to get in the way.
7. Winter's Bone (2010)
R | 100 min | Drama, Mystery
An unflinching Ozark Mountain girl hacks through dangerous social terrain as she hunts down her drug-dealing father while trying to keep her family intact.
Votes: 129,566 | Gross: $6.53M
8. Licence to Kill (1989)
PG-13 | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
Against the orders of MI6, James Bond goes rogue and seeks vengeance against a drug lord who left his best friend for dead after murdering his wife, while uncovering a drug plot posing as a hitman.
Votes: 87,884 | Gross: $34.67M
9. Without a Paddle (2004)
PG-13 | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy, Mystery
After their friend dies, three men decide to fulfill their childhood dream by going on a camping expedition for the lost D. B. Cooper bounty, with calamitous results.
Votes: 42,463 | Gross: $58.17M
11. Snitch (I) (2013)
PG-13 | 112 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
A father goes undercover for the DEA in order to free his son, who was imprisoned after being set up in a drug deal.
Votes: 79,405 | Gross: $42.93M
12. Birds of Passage (2018)
Not Rated | 125 min | Crime, Drama
During the marijuana bonanza, a violent decade that saw the origins of drug trafficking in Colombia, Rapayet and his indigenous family get involved in a war to control the business that ends up destroying their lives and their culture.
Votes: 6,730 | Gross: $0.51M
13. RoboCop 2 (1990)
R | 117 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi
Cyborg law enforcer RoboCop returns to protect the citizens of old Detroit but faces a deadly challenge when a rogue OCP member secretly creates a new, evil RoboCop 2.
Votes: 77,266 | Gross: $45.68M
14. Less Than Zero (1987)
R | 98 min | Crime, Drama
A college freshman returns to L.A. for the holidays at his ex-girlfriend's request, but discovers that his former best friend has an out-of-control drug habit.
Votes: 17,258 | Gross: $12.40M
15. Paid in Full (2002)
R | 97 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A young man from Harlem, forced to cope with the 1980s drug scene, builds an illegal empire, only to have a crisis of conscience.
Votes: 9,705 | Gross: $3.04M
16. Starred Up (2013)
Not Rated | 106 min | Crime, Drama
Eric Love, 19, is locked up in prison. On first day he assaults another inmate and several guards. He's offered group therapy and his dad, an inmate as well, tries to talk sense into him. Can he be rehabilitated?
Votes: 40,324 | Gross: $0.03M
19. Far Cry 4 (2014 Video Game)
M | Action, Adventure, Drama
To fulfil his mother's dying wish, Ajay Ghale travels to Kyrat to scatter her ashes. Before he can accomplish this, though, he must end a civil war between the Golden Path and Min's forces.
21. Salaam Bombay! (1988)
Not Rated | 113 min | Crime, Drama
The boy Krishna is abandoned by his mother at the Apollo Circus and she tells him that he can only return home when he can afford 500 rupees to pay for the bicycle of his brother that he ... See full summary »
Votes: 7,893 | Gross: $2.08M
24. Bobby Z (2007)
R | 97 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
A DEA agent provides former Marine Tim Kearney with a way out of his prison sentence: impersonate Bobby Z, a recently deceased drug dealer, in a hostage switch with a crime lord.
25. Who'll Stop the Rain (1978)
R | 126 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Vietnam veteran Ray Hicks gets conned into helping his buddy John Converse smuggle some heroin, only to wind up on the lam with John's wife when the deal goes sour.
27. Heli (2013)
Not Rated | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Heli must try and protect his young family when his 12-year-old sister inadvertently involves them in the brutal drug world. He must battle against the drug cartel that have been angered as well as the corrupt police force.
29. Badge of Honor (2015)
94 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Two narcotics detectives find themselves in an intense investigation lead by a determined Internal Affairs Detective after a child is wrongfully shot dead in a violent drug bust.
30. Screwed (I) (2011)
Not Rated | 110 min | Crime, Drama
The film is a semi-biographical story based on the experiences of former prison guard Ronnie Thompson who spent seven years working in some of the UK's most dangerous prisons. Based on ... See full summary »
31. The House I Live In (2012)
Not Rated | 108 min | Documentary
From the dealer to the narcotics officer, the inmate to the federal judge, a penetrating look inside America's criminal justice system, revealing the profound human rights implications of U.S. drug policy.
Votes: 5,049 | Gross: $0.21M
Action, Thriller | Pre-production
After her high society fiance is assassinated, a Latina-American political writer goes on sabbatical, and ends up intertwined in a high profile political scandal.
36. Dead on Campus (2014)
Unrated | 88 min | Thriller
After the apparent suicide of a shy, introverted nerd happens, his older sister discovers a connection between his death and a popular sorority house.
37. Der Todesrächer von Soho (1972)
81 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery
A London slasher pack the suitcases of his victims before stabbing them to death in this adaptation of Edgar Wallace's 'Secret of the Black Suitcases.'
39. The Preacher (2004)
110 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
In the world of the drugs business - where it's is all about money - friendship and loyalty is most important. That is what becomes the demise of gangster Klaas Bruinsma.
40. How to Make Money Selling Drugs (2012)
Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary, Crime
Ten easy steps show you how to make money from drugs, featuring a series of interviews with drug dealers, prison employees, and lobbyists arguing for tougher drug laws.
Votes: 6,516 | Gross: $1.50M
41. Charlie Chan in Shanghai (1935)
Approved | 71 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
When a prominent official is murdered at a banquet honoring Charle Chan, the detective and son Lee team up to expose an opium-smuggling ring.
42. A Mother's Instinct (2015 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 88 min | Thriller
When a boy goes missing, clues lead his sister and mother to believe their asocial neighbor was involved in the abduction; forcing them to take the law into their own hands.
43. Blood Vows: The Story of a Mafia Wife (1987 TV Movie)
TV-14 | 93 min | Crime, Drama
Fashion designer Marian falls in love and marries attorney Edward. Her idyllic romance and marriage are shattered when she learns that Edward is the son of a powerful and feared mafia ... See full summary »
44. Baller Blockin' (2000)
Not Rated | 54 min | Action, Crime
Showing the life(dramatization) of the hot boys or cash money millionaires and how it goes down in the magnolia,dirty cops,drug life and shoot outs with a twist of reality
45. The Palermo Connection (1990)
R | 100 min | Thriller
Carmine Bonavia wins election as the mayor of New York on a promise to legalize drugs. After the election, he marries Carrie and goes to his ancestral home of Sicily for their honeymoon. In... See full summary »
46. Days of 36 (1972)
105 min | Drama, History
It is 1936 in Greece, shortly before the Metaxas' dictatorship. A former drug trafficker and police informer, Sofianos, is in prison because of the assassination of a trade unionist during ... See full summary »
47. Inferno of Torture (1969)
90 min | Crime, Drama, Horror
High demand for tattooed geisha generates an entire industry for their "production". Europeans pay more for tattooed beauties. Against this background, and considering the gorgeous tattooed... See full summary »
48. South West 9 (2001)
90 min | Drama
Five very different characters are thrown together in one weird, mashed up day. It started out like any other, but 24 hours later everything had changed. South West 9 takes you through the ... See full summary »
49. Parklands (1996)
51 min | Drama
Rosie returns to her home city on the death of her father, a former policeman. His diaries hint at corruption, and she also receives hints and veiled threats which support her suspicions. ... See full summary »
50. Kings of South Beach (2007 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama
Based on the true story of a Miami Beach nightclub owner who takes a young employee under his wing, while trying to avoid bankruptcy and the mafia.