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Narcos: Season 2 (2016)




Critic Consensus: Narcos' sophomore season manages to elevate the stakes to a gut-wrenching degree in what continues to be a magnificent account of Pablo Escobar's life.


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Series 2 continues to trace the life of notorious Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar and other kingpins in the 1980s.


Wagner Moura
as Pablo Esobar
Boyd Holbrook
as Steve Murphy
Roberto Urbina
as Fabio Ochoa
Pedro Pascal
as Javier Pena
Manolo Cardona
as Eduardo Mendoza
Joanna Christie
as Connie Murphy
Stephanie Sigman
as Valeria Velez
Jason Chad Roth
as Technician
Paulina Gaitan
as Tata Escobar
Maurice Compte
as Horacio Carrillo
Danielle Kennedy
as Ambassador Noonan
Juan Murcia
as Juan Pablo Escobar
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All Critics (24) | Top Critics (9)

This remains a slick, stylish delight -- a romp that is the best kind of addictive.

September 1, 2016 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

When so many action sequences are all quick cuts and too many edits, Narcos's more focused approach is much appreciated.

September 7, 2017 | Full Review…

The acting, as usual, is exceptional here, though Escobar's fall from grace, and the accompanying bodycount, makes for season so violent that it tends to numb, and drag, at times.

June 28, 2017 | Rating: 7.4/10 | Full Review…

The performances by Moura, Pascal and everyone else are still some of the best seen on television right now with Moura taking the cake again in the last three episodes.

December 31, 2016 | Full Review…

There are potent and provocative ideas that lie frustratingly dormant throughout this series, which seems to be just happy to play a competent but only occasionally compelling Michael Mann riff.

September 16, 2016 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

Narcos continues to be as stylishly made as its first season was, but there are only so many holdalls being hurriedly stuffed full of cash, brutal murders or hushed phone calls that we really need to see.

November 6, 2017 | Rating: 3/5 | Full Review…

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