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El Chapo

El Chapo

Description: Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzmán is notorious for being one of the biggest drug kingpins in history, but he obviously didn't start out at the top. This crime drama tracks El Chapo's life in crime, from his lowly beginnings in the Guadalajara Cartel in the 1980s through his rise to power -- and eventual fall -- as the leader of the Sinaloa Cartel. Along the way, he battles enemies and people who try to stop him from building his empire.
Genre: ["Crime"]
Year Released: 2017
Number of seasons: 3
Number of episodes: 34
First episode air date: April 23, 2017
Language: Spanish
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