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Cocaine Cowboys (2006 Documentary)
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In the 1980s, ruthless Colombian cocaine barons invaded Miami with a brand of violence unseen in this country since Prohibition-era Chicago... (118 mins.)
Director: Billy Corben
 
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Cocaine Cowboys 2 (2008 Documentary)
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Set in 1991 on the inner-city streets of Oakland, California, cocaine dealer Charles Cosby has his life... (97 mins.)
Director: Billy Corben
 
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Made in America (2008 Documentary)
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With a first-person look at the notorious Crips and Bloods, this film examines the conditions that have lead to decades of devastating gang violence among young African Americans growing up in South Los Angeles. (93 mins.)
Director: Stacy Peralta
 
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Biggie and Tupac (2002 Documentary)
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Documentary on the deaths of Tupac Shakur and Biggie Smalls and the East Coast/West Coast, hip-hop/rap rivalry that culminated in late 1996 and early 1997. (108 mins.)
Director: Nick Broomfield
 
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A Very British Gangster (2007 Documentary)
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A documentary about one of Britain's most dangerous crime families and introduces us to its magnetic, larger-than-life leader, Dominic Noonan (aka Lattlay Fottfoy). (97 mins.)
Director: Donal MacIntyre
 
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The Wild and Wonderful Whites of West Virginia (2009 Documentary)
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A year in the life of the White family, well known for Jesco White, the star of the "Dancing Outlaw" documentary. (86 mins.)
Director: Julien Nitzberg
 
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American Drug War: The Last White Hope (2007 Documentary)
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The War on Drugs has become the longest and most costly war in American history, the question has become... (120 mins.)
Director: Kevin Booth
 
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American Drug War 2: Cannabis Destiny (2013 Documentary)
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Director Kevin Booth navigates through the cutting edge of Cannabis research while becoming a foster parent to a child court ordered to take powerful mind altering drugs. (90 mins.)
Director: Kevin Booth
 
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Rhyme and Punishment (2011 Documentary)
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The gritty elements of urban crime and violence have always had an influence on hip hop culture and rap music... (98 mins.)
Director: Peter Spirer
 
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The End (2008 Documentary)
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The End reveals the bloody history and confessions of the cockney gangster. (81 mins.)
Director: Nicola Collins
 
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BMF: The Rise and Fall of a Hip-Hop Drug Empire (2012 Documentary)
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THE BLACK MAFIA FAMILY explores the story of the 15-year investigation that resulted in 41 defendants across the country being charged in one of the largest drug conspiracy cases ever. (63 mins.)
Director: D. Sikorski
 
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The True Story of Killing Pablo (2002 Documentary)
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The career and death of notorious Colombian drug kingpin Pablo Escobar.
Director: David Keane
 
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Sugar Wars - The Rise of the Cleveland Mafia (2012 Documentary)
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The Sugar Wars chronicles the life of the Lonardos' the first crime family in Cleveland, Ohio. On his deathbed... (64 mins.)
 
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The Real Goodfella (2006 Documentary)
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This is a program that aired on Channel 4 in 2006. (50 mins.)
Director: Simon George
 
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Ghosts of Cité Soleil (2006 Documentary)
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In the slum of Cité Soleil, President Aristide's most loyal supporters were ruling as kings. The five... (85 mins.)
 
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The Iceman Confesses: Secrets of a Mafia Hitman (2001 Documentary)
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Richard Kuklinski was a devoted husband, a loving father...and a ruthless killer. A decade after HBO last visited him in prison... (43 mins.)
Director: Arthur Ginsberg
 
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The Interrupters (2011 Documentary)
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A year in the life of a city grappling with urban violence. (125 mins.)
Director: Steve James
 
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Gang War: Bangin' in Little Rock (1994 Documentary)
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Director: Marc Levin
 
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Dancing with the Devil (2009 Documentary)
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Rio de Janeiro. September, 2008. Three men stalk the gloomy back-alleys of the city's notorious slums... (105 mins.)
Director: Jon Blair
 
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Vanguard (2006 TV Series)
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Vanguard correspondent Mariana van Zeller investigates Brazil's controversial new plan to wipe out crime...
 
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Gangsters: America's Most Evil (2012 TV Series)
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Gangsters: America's Most Evil is a cinematic documentary series that explores the rise and fall of some of the most nefarious and notorious criminals brought to justice by the United States government. (60 mins.)