El Chapo

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  • TV-MA
  • 2017
  • 3 Seasons
  • 7.8  (20,359)

El Chapo is an American television series produced by Univision, based on the life of the notorious drug lord, Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán. The series premiered on Univision on April 23, 2017, and it was later made available in over 180 countries on Netflix.

The show follows the rise of El Chapo from a low-level member of the Guadalajara Cartel to becoming one of the most powerful drug lords in the world. The series covers El Chapo's journey from his humble beginnings in Sinaloa to his rise to power, which earned him billions of dollars, and the brutal and violent tactics he employed to maintain his position.

The main character, El Chapo, is played by Mexican actor Marco de la O, who did a remarkable job portraying the enigmatic drug lord. El Chapo's character is depicted as a ruthless, cunning, and fearless leader, who stops at nothing to achieve his goals. The series explores the ins and outs of his criminal empire and the personal struggles he faces as a father, husband, and leader.

The show also focuses on other key characters in El Chapo's life, including his wife, Emma Coronel, played by Mexican actress Alejandra Guilmant. Emma is depicted as a strong and devoted woman who supports her husband through all his trials and tribulations. Other prominent characters include El Chapo's business associates, rivals, and law enforcement officials who try to bring him down.

The episodes are filled with intense action, dramatic tension, and unexpected plot twists, making it a gripping and addictive show to watch. The beautiful cinematography and stunning visuals add another layer of appeal to the series.

One of the most significant aspects of the show is the emphasis on the social and political factors that contribute to the rise of drug lords like El Chapo. It does an excellent job of showcasing the complex and deeply rooted issues that give rise to the drug trade in Mexico and other parts of the world.

Overall, El Chapo is a captivating and well-produced series that sheds light on one of the world's most notorious criminals. It provides a fascinating insight into the world of organized crime and the people who are involved in it. The show is highly recommended for anyone who loves crime dramas and wants to learn more about the origins and workings of the drug trade.

El Chapo is a series that is currently running and has 3 seasons (34 episodes). The series first aired on April 23, 2017.

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Episode 13
13. Episode 13
July 25, 2018
Gunfights ensue as El Chapo tries desperately to avoid being captured and extradited. Don Sol's ambitions drive him to a dark place.
Episode 12
12. Episode 12
July 24, 2018
El Chapo tells Vanessa how he thinks his Hollywood film should end. Don Sol investigates his wife to find something he can use to keep her in line.
Episode 11
11. Episode 11
July 23, 2018
The world reacts to El Chapo's escape. The drug kingpin reveals his successor and tells his men to stop fighting. Berta gets angry at Don Sol.
Episode 10
10. Episode 10
July 20, 2018
After seeing an interview in which a famous actress speaks favorably about him, El Chapo demands a meeting. Meanwhile, tunnel construction continues.
Episode 9
9. Episode 9
July 19, 2018
With El Chapo incarcerated, a power struggle occurs between Quino and Dámaso, with each man insisting he's the one in charge of the Sinaloa Cartel.
Episode 8
8. Episode 8
July 18, 2018
An isolated El Chapo tries to build a friendship with a guard. Berta and Don Sol worry about their futures as a political scandal affects Prieto.
Episode 7
7. Episode 7
July 17, 2018
With the Mexican government turned against him, El Chapo gets cornered in Mazatlán. Berta becomes suspicious of Don Sol's love life.
Episode 6
6. Episode 6
July 16, 2018
Gov. Jorge del Toro is linked to the Sinaloa Cartel and the DEA puts pressure on Esteban Prieto and Don Sol to capture El Chapo.
Episode 5
5. Episode 5
July 13, 2018
El Chapo asks his men to do social work on behalf of Esteban Prieto so that people vote for him. Esteban wins the elections and Don Sol is appointed Secretary of Governance.
Episode 4
4. Episode 4
July 12, 2018
Isidoro leaves a message for El Chapo demanding him to defend his place, since he is determined to be his worst enemy. Elba tells El Chapo that she is expecting twins.
Episode 3
3. Episode 3
July 11, 2018
El Chapo se las arregla para soportar la alianza entre la DEA y la Marina, y se resiste a dejar su casa en Culiacn. Contacta a Don Sol y negocia un nuevo acuerdo de cooperacin.
Episode 2
2. Episode 2
July 10, 2018
Don Sol acepta casarse con Berta para cumplir sus metas polticas. Hombres de "El Chapo" le confiesan a la polica de Estados Unidos que l estuvo a punto de poner una bomba en su embajada.
Episode 1
1. Episode 1
July 9, 2018
El Chapo and his men find the perfect place to build the world's largest drug lab. Don Sol gives Franco money and demands that he stay away from him, but he rejects it.
Where to Watch El Chapo
El Chapo is available for streaming on the Univision website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch El Chapo on demand at Netflix.
  • Premiere Date
    April 23, 2017
  • IMDB Rating
    7.8  (20,359)