13 Best Movies Like Paradise Lost ...

13 Best Movies Like Paradise Lost ...

If you liked this film , you will definitely love these too! In this list we highlight some of the best films that share a very similar mood to 'Escobar: Paradise Lost', and are worth checking out.

1. Narcos (2015)

57m Crime Drama

A gritty chronicle of the war against Colombia's infamously violent and powerful drug cartels.

2. Witness (1985)

1h 53m Crime Drama Romance Thriller

A sheltered Amish child is the sole witness of a brutal murder in a restroom at a Philadelphia train station, and he must be protected. The assignment falls to a taciturn detective who goes undercover in a Pennsylvania Dutch community. On the farm, he slowly assimilates despite his urban grit and forges a romantic bond with the child's beautiful mother.

3. The Counselor (2013)

1h 57m Thriller Crime Drama

A lawyer finds himself in far over his head when he attempts to get involved in drug trafficking.

4. Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018)

2h 2m Action Crime Drama Thriller

Agent Matt Graver teams up with operative Alejandro Gillick to prevent Mexican drug cartels from smuggling terrorists across the United States border.

5. Dark Blue (2002)

1h 58m Crime

Set during the Rodney King riots, a robbery homicide investigation triggers a series of events that will cause a corrupt LAPD officer to question his tactics.

6. Dirty Hands (2014)

7. Gloria (1999)

1h 48m Drama Action Thriller Crime

Sharon Stone plays a street-wise, middle-aged moll standing up against the mobs, all of which is complicated by a 6 year old urchin with a will of his own who she reluctantly takes under her wing after his family has been gunned down.

8. Point Blank (2010)

1h 24m Action Thriller Crime

Samuel Pierret is a nurse who saves the wrong guy – a thief whose henchmen take Samuel's pregnant wife hostage to force him to spring their boss from the hospital. A race through the subways and streets of Paris ensues, and the body count rises. Can Samuel evade the cops and the criminal underground and deliver his beloved to safety?

9. King of New York (1990)

1h 43m Thriller Crime

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.

10. The Way of the Gun (2000)

1h 59m Action Crime Drama Thriller

Two criminal drifters without sympathy get more than they bargained for after kidnapping and holding for ransom the surrogate mother of a powerful and shady man.

11. Road to Perdition (2002)

1h 57m Crime Drama Thriller

Mike Sullivan works as a hit man for crime boss John Rooney. Sullivan views Rooney as a father figure, however after his son is witness to a killing, Mike Sullivan finds himself on the run in attempt to save the life of his son and at the same time looking for revenge on those who wronged him.

12. Traffic (2000)

2h 27m Thriller Drama Crime

An exploration of the United States of America's war on drugs from multiple perspectives. For the new head of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, the war becomes personal when he discovers his well-educated daughter is abusing cocaine within their comfortable suburban home. In Mexico, a flawed, but noble policeman agrees to testify against a powerful general in league with a cartel, and in San Diego, a drug kingpin's sheltered trophy wife must learn her husband's ruthless business after he is arrested, endangering her luxurious lifestyle.

13. Someone to Watch Over Me (1987)

1h 46m Crime Drama Romance Thriller

While Mike Keegan is celebrating his recent promotion to detective, in a fancy nightclub socialite Claire Gregory witnesses the murder of the owner by powerful mobster, Joey Venza. Mike is assigned to protect her in the night shift in her Manhattan apartment. When Venza threatens Claire, Mike and Claire eventually become closer—and Mike finds himself divided between the love for his family and his heated passion for Claire and his fascination of her world.

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