No Country for Old Men (2007)
| Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 91 | Earnings: $74.27M
Violence and mayhem ensue after a hunter stumbles upon a drug deal gone wrong and more than two million dollars in cash near the Rio Grande.
| Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 83 | Earnings: $16.50M
Renton, deeply immersed in the Edinburgh drug scene, tries to clean up and get out, despite the allure of the drugs and influence of friends.
Cidade de Deus (2002)
| Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 79 | Earnings: $7.56M
Two boys growing up in a violent neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro take different paths: one becomes a photographer, the other a drug dealer.
American Gangster (2007)
| Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 76 | Earnings: $130.13M
In 1970s America, a detective works to bring down the drug empire of Frank Lucas, a heroin kingpin from Manhattan, who is smuggling the drug into the country from the Far East.
| Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 82 | Earnings: $46.88M
An idealistic FBI agent is enlisted by a government task force to aid in the escalating war against drugs at the border area between the U.S. and Mexico.
Fast Five (2011)
| Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 66 | Earnings: $209.81M
Dominic Toretto and his crew of street racers plan a massive heist to buy their freedom while in the sights of a powerful Brazilian drug lord and a dangerous federal agent.
Lethal Weapon (1987)
| Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 67 | Earnings: $65.21M
A veteran policeman, Murtaugh, is partnered with a younger, suicidal officer, Riggs. They both have one thing in common: hating working in pairs. Now they must learn to work with one another to stop a gang of drug smugglers.
| Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 86 | Earnings: $124.11M
A conservative judge is appointed by the President to spearhead America's escalating war against drugs, only to discover that his teenage daughter is a crack addict. Two DEA agents protect an informant. A jailed drug baron's wife attempts to carry on the family business.
Training Day (2001)
| Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 69 | Earnings: $76.26M
On his first day on the job as a Los Angeles narcotics officer, a rookie cop goes beyond a full work day in training within the narcotics division of the LAPD with a rogue detective who isn't what he appears to be.
Winter's Bone (2010)
| Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 90 | Earnings: $6.53M
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.
Pájaros de verano (2018)
| Imdb: 8 | Metascore: 86 | Earnings: null
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.
| Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 74 | Earnings: $52.10M
The victims of an encephalitis epidemic many years ago have been catatonic ever since, but now a new drug offers the prospect of reviving them.
Half Nelson (2006)
| Imdb: 7 | Metascore: 85 | Earnings: $2.69M
An inner-city junior high school teacher with a drug habit forms an unlikely friendship with one of his students after she discovers his secret.