Narcos (2015-2018)
Netflix
Rodrigo Amarante's intoxicating Latin theme music sets the tone for this addictive insight into the rise and fall of Colombian drug lord/hippo enthusiast Pablo Escobar.
Brazilian actor Wagner Moura excels in the lead role, imbuing Escobar with both malice and undeniable charisma. He's complemented well enough by Pedro Pascal and Boyd Holbrook as the DEA agents on his tail, though special mention must go to Colombia's stunning topography. (less)
3 Series / 30 Episodes - 43 mins.  
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Colombia's national tourism board must endure shows like Narcos through gritted teeth as they work to rehabilitate the country's image after fifty-plus years of civil war and bloodshed.
This superficial take on Pablo Escobar's drug empire boasts a compellingperformance by Wagner Moura, but it's lost in a sea of stereotypes and blinkered storytelling. Those who had a poster of Tony Montana from 'Scarface' hanging on their bedroom wall will have a field day... everyone else, not so much. (less)
3 Series / 30 Episodes - 43 mins.  
(more)
Narcos (2015-2018)
Netflix 
Rodrigo Amarante's intoxicating Latin theme music sets the tone for this addictive insight into the rise and fall of Colombian drug lord/hippo enthusiast Pablo Escobar.
Colombia's national tourism board must endure shows like Narcos through gritted teeth as they work to rehabilitate the country's image after fifty-plus years of civil war and bloodshed.
Brazilian actor Wagner Moura excels in the lead role, imbuing Escobar with both malice and undeniable charisma. He's complemented well enough by Pedro Pascal and Boyd Holbrook as the DEA agents on his tail, though special mention must go to Colombia's stunning topography.
This superficial take on Pablo Escobar's drug empire boasts a compellingperformance by Wagner Moura, but it's lost in a sea of stereotypes and blinkered storytelling. Those who had a poster of Tony Montana from 'Scarface' hanging on their bedroom wall will have a field day... everyone else, not so much.


3 Series / 30 Episodes - 43 mins.