A chronicled look at the criminal exploits of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar, as well as the many other drug kingpins who plagued the country through the years.
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Narcos tells the true-life story of the growth and spread of cocaine drug cartels across the globe and attendant efforts of law enforcement to meet them head on in brutal, bloody conflict. It centers around the notorious Colombian cocaine kingpin Pablo Escobar (Wagner Moura) and Steve Murphy (Holbrook), a DEA agent sent to Colombia on a U.S. mission to capture him and ultimately kill him. Written by Soumik Ghosh

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The Ms. Colombia in the intro is Mexican model Oralia Cortes. See more »

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In several of the airport cut scenes showing aircraft taxiing, the aircraft shown are a Boeing 737-800 and a Boeing 767-300ER. Both these aircraft have winglets on the end of their wings. The first flight of a Boeing 737 model that was fitted with winglets happened in November 2002. The first Boeing 767 model that flew with winglets didn't happen until 2009. In another scene, an Airbus A340 is seen landing. This aircraft first flew in 1991. See more »

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Fantastic production, we are living in the golden age of series
29 August 2015 | by (Sweden) – See all my reviews

This is such a quality production. Its cinema quality in every aspect. I've seen two episodes so far but if this show keep this up I give it an even higher grade. Netflix is now really starting to compete with HBO and this is much better than Netflix anchor House of Cards for example.

Now I don't like shows that glorify and make the criminals heroes, but I don't think this series does that. Escobar is a ruthless person but still his a family man in some ways. Whats good with Narcos is that it portrays both side of the law. If it would only show it from Pablos perspective it wouldn't be as interesting.

This is a very classy production. Everything from the DEA-detective who is the narrative voice to the quality of the camera work. The actors are spot on and the scenes are amazing. I nearly feel that I'm in the Colombian jungle and the hot humid air touches me through the screen.

I just love series nowadays. You can transport you self to nearly every situation of life and follow character for a long time. And they really use the advantages of series if you compare it to film.


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