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El Señor de los Cielos 

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The most powerful drug trafficker of his time, this is the Life and times of Amado Carrillo Fuentes, "El Señor de los Cielos" (Lord of the Skies), a man who became the head of the Juárez ... See full summary »




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Series cast summary:
Rafael Amaya ...  Aurelio Casillas 515 episodes, 2013-2020
Carmen Aub ...  Rutila Casillas 511 episodes, 2014-2020
Fernanda Castillo Fernanda Castillo ...  Mónica Robles 420 episodes, 2013-2017
Lisa Owen ...  Doña Alba Casillas 383 episodes, 2013-2020
Alejandro López ...  El Súper Javi 370 episodes, 2015-2020
Iván Arana ...  Ismael Casillas Guerra 335 episodes, 2016-2020
Jesús More ...  Omar Terán 327 episodes, 2015-2019
Fernando Banda ...  El Vitaminas 325 episodes, 2013-2020
Tommy Vasquez ...  Álvaro José Pérez 'Tijeras' 304 episodes, 2013-2017
Robinson Díaz ...  Milton Jiménez 'El Cabo' / ... 266 episodes, 2013-2020
Carmen Villalobos ...  Leonor Ballesteros 239 episodes, 2013-2018
Manuel Balbi ...  Rodrigo Rivero Lanz 238 episodes, 2014-2018
Alejandro Navarrete Alejandro Navarrete ...  El Zopilote 236 episodes, 2015-2020
Daniel Rascón ...  El Toro 235 episodes, 2014-2019
Alejandro Félix ...  Chatarrero 227 episodes, 2015-2020
Jorge Luis Moreno ...  Víctor Casillas Jr. 225 episodes, 2015-2017
Daniel Martínez ...  Guillermo Colón 221 episodes, 2017-2020
Alejandro de la Madrid ...  Ignacio Miravalle 214 episodes, 2014-2016
Jose Sedek Jose Sedek ...  Bernardo Castillo 214 episodes, 2017-2020
Alex Walerstein ...  Paul 'El Greñas' 214 episodes, 2017-2020
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The most powerful drug trafficker of his time, this is the Life and times of Amado Carrillo Fuentes, "El Señor de los Cielos" (Lord of the Skies), a man who became the head of the Juárez cartel. Set in the 1990s, he was nicknamed for his large fleet of airplanes he used to transport drugs. He was also known for washing more than $200 million through Colombia to finance his huge fleet. Written by DragonSusie

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Some actors in the series, including Rafael Amaya, Manuel Balbi, Sophie Gomez are former models. See more »


Referenced in El Fantasma de mi Novia (2018) See more »


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From Great to Failure
14 February 2016 | by carlesmiquelSee all my reviews

The story of Amado Carrillo Fuentes, the drug-lord who even flew 727's full of cocaine to the Sonoran desert and left them abandoned, is one of those things in Mexican folklore that reaches the whole social ladder. In this series, produced by Telemundo and manufactured by Argos, the narrative reveals what most people knew from newspapers and the official TV chain, Televisa.

In Season 1, the story and the characters are believable, true to the lore and truly scary. It's something that Colombians and Mexicans know too well. The characters are easily recognisable and the performances of some of the actors are very good. But, story-wise, it's one of those unforgettable series, along with the Caracol productions of El Cartel de los Sapos and El Señor del Mal, Pablo Escobar.

It's sad to see that, to keep the franchise going on forever, Telemundo decided to go to the lengths of creating something so badly scripted as the rest of the seasons. It's a shame to see how the characters lose their soul, the story is contrived, absurd and predictable to the smallest detail. It becomes a classic telenovela, instead of the powerful and dramatic series Season 1 was.

Definitely, the production values are good, but never on par of those from Caracol's lush environments, period props, enticing characters and the powerful Colombian actors. It may be almost impossible to have a character that instills fear as Andres Parra's interpretation of Pablo Escobar in El Cartel de los Sapos and Pablo Escobar, El Patron del Mal.

I guess you should stop when things are done and never try second parts when they're not needed. Numbers never lie. That's what happened to this fantastic story when they decided to "create" something people would never feel related to. A pity. Watch Season 1, you won't be disappointed,

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