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Narcos: Mexico 

TV-MA | | Crime, Drama | TV Series (2018– )
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The rise of the Guadalajara Cartel as an American DEA agent learns the danger of targeting narcos in Mexico.
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2020   2018  
1 win & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Diego Luna ...  Miguel Ángel Félix Gallardo 20 episodes, 2018-2020
Scoot McNairy ...  Walt Breslin / ... 20 episodes, 2018-2020
José María Yazpik ...  Amado Carrillo Fuentes 18 episodes, 2018-2020
Fermín Martínez Fermín Martínez ...  El Azul 18 episodes, 2018-2020
Alejandro Edda ...  Joaquín 'El Chapo' Guzmán 16 episodes, 2018-2020
Alfonso Dosal ...  Benjamín Arellano Félix 15 episodes, 2018-2020
Fernanda Urrejola ...  María Elvira 13 episodes, 2018-2020
Teresa Ruiz ...  Isabella Bautista 13 episodes, 2018-2020
Clark Freeman ...  Ed Heath 13 episodes, 2018-2020
Manuel Masalva ...  Ramón Arellano Félix 12 episodes, 2018-2020
Michael Peña ...  Enrique 'Kiki' Camarena 11 episodes, 2018-2020
Joaquín Cosio ...  Ernesto 'Don Neto' Fonseca Carrillo 11 episodes, 2018-2020
Tenoch Huerta ...  Rafael Caro Quintero 11 episodes, 2018-2020
Gerardo Taracena ...  Pablo Acosta 11 episodes, 2018-2020
Matt Letscher ...  James Kuykendall 11 episodes, 2018-2020
Julio Cesar Cedillo ...  Guillermo González Calderoni 11 episodes, 2018-2020
Andrés Almeida ...  Cochiloco 11 episodes, 2018-2020
Alyssa Diaz ...  Mika Camarena 10 episodes, 2018
Aaron Staton ...  Butch Sears 10 episodes, 2018
Gorka Lasaosa ...  Héctor Palma 10 episodes, 2018-2020
Jesse Garcia ...  Sal Orozco 9 episodes, 2020
Horacio Garcia Rojas ...  Tomás Morlet 9 episodes, 2018

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Narcos: Mexico exploring the origins of the modern drug war by going back to its roots, beginning at a time when the Mexican trafficking world was a loose and disorganized confederation of independent growers and dealers. Witness the rise of the Guadalajara Cartel in the 1980s as Félix Gallardo takes the helm, unifying traffickers in order to build an empire. When DEA agent Kiki Camarena moves his wife and young son from California to Guadalajara to take on a new post, he quickly learns that his assignment will be more challenging than he ever could have imagined. As Kiki garners intelligence on Félix and becomes more entangled in his mission, a tragic chain of events unfold, affecting the drug trade and the war against it for years to come. Written by ahmetkozan

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The Birth of Mexico's Drug War. See more »

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Crime | Drama

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Trivia

Both Diego Luna and Pedro Pascal (who stars as DEA Agent Javier Peña in Narcos (2017-)) are a part of the Star Wars franchise. Luna played Cassian Andor in Rogue One (2016), and Pascal stars as the titular Mandalorian in The Mandalorian (2019-). See more »

Goofs

During most of the show, soldiers and police use M16A1 rifles, but there are events in which the M4A1 Carbine is being used by multiple characters. The show is set in the early 80's, the M4 first went into service in 1994. See more »

Connections

Spoofed in Dar cera, pulir #0: Episode #1.1 (2019) See more »

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Tuyo (Narcos Theme)
Performed by Rodrigo Amarante
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Ten All Day!
16 February 2020 | by thegarlicconnectionSee all my reviews

Just finished the second season. I'd imagine the ridiculously low scores come from the group of hate and misery - those people will never change, so ignore those.

First season was great, the second season's plot was more defined and drawn out, so it may seem slow to begin with, but it'll keep you glued to the end. Great plot twists. You'll be happy. Watch it, and ignore the haters.


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Mexico | USA

Release Date:

16 November 2018 (USA) See more »

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Mexico

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