Costa Rica (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

Popularity▲ A-Z User Rating Number of Votes US Box Office Runtime Year Release Date Date of Your Rating Your Rating

Ice on Fire (2019)

88 min | Documentary

Can we reverse climate change? Ice on Fire explores the many ways we reduce carbon inputs to the atmosphere and, more important, how to "draw" carbon down, bringing CO2 out of the ... See full summary »

Director: Leila Conners | Stars: Raymond Baltar, Leonardo DiCaprio, Linwood Gill, Brigitte Knopf

Votes: 353

Hombre de fe (2017)

TV-PG | 98 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

The story of real life Costa Rican goalkeeper Keylor Navas, from his humble beginnings in his home town to his rise to greatness as an elite soccer player.

Director: Dinga Haines | Stars: Zinédine Zidane, Álvaro Marenco, Matt Marquez, Sergio Ramos

Votes: 96

RBUK (2019– )

TV-Y7 | 11 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy

A magical kitten has the ability to use her powers and transforms into a multicolored butterfly-unicorn hybrid.

Stars: Allegra Clark, Arturo Sandoval, Katie Leigh, Laila Berzins

Votes: 62

The Awakening of the Ants (2019)

94 min | Drama

Isabel is a 28-year-old seamstress. She is a good mother, wife and daughter-in-law and she teaches that to her daughters. Her family insists she should have another child, a boy, and this ... See full summary »

Directors: Antonella Sudasassi, Antonella Sudassasi Furnis | Stars: Daniela Valenciano, Adriana Alvarez, Leynar Gomez

Votes: 35

Of Love and Other Demons (2009)

95 min | Drama

Based on Gabriel García Márquez's novel, this is the unsettling story of 13-year-old noble Sierva and the dog bite that changes her life forever. Abandoned, displaced, in the midst of a ... See full summary »

Director: Hilda Hidalgo | Stars: Pablo Derqui, Eliza Triana, Jordi Dauder, Joaquín Climent

Votes: 438

Ferozz: The Wild Red Riding Hood (2010)

70 min | Fantasy, Horror

A young, attractive widow is protected from her vicious mother-in-law, by a male relative who practices Satanism, and lusts after the old woman's sexy adolescent granddaughter.

Director: Jorge Molina | Stars: Dayana Legrá, Roberto Perdomo, Ana Silvia Machado, Francisco García

Votes: 120

Un Regalo Esencial (2018)

107 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

It is the year 2025, and Alejandro tells his grandson Josue a story he is reading in a book about a singer and a dancer who fell in love in 1985, but love represents much more than only meet goals together.

Director: Jose Mario Salas Boza | Stars: Isaias Badilla, Jaime Castro, Pablo Rodriguez, Pablo Pretiz

Votes: 26

Land of Ashes (2019)

82 min | Drama

Selva (13) lives in a coastal town in the Caribbean. After the sudden disappearance of her only motherly figure, she is left to take care of her grandfather who doesn't want to live. ... See full summary »

Director: Sofia Quiros | Stars: Smashleen Gutiérrez, Humberto Samuels, Hortensia Smith, Keha Brown

Votes: 6

Buscando a Marcos Ramírez (2017)


'Buscando a Marcos Ramírez' is about a Costarican from the countryside that loses his mother and start living with his grandfather. He starts going to a new high school which means new ... See full summary »

Director: Ignacio Sánchez | Stars: Ari Fishman, María González Roesch, Michelle Jones, Pedro Capmany

Votes: 207

Enredados, La confusión (2018)

Approved | 95 min | Action, Comedy

Leo, in a mid of millionaire robbery meets the love of his life, Ana. But now he has to choose between money and love. He chooses love and decides to return the money but the confusion ... See full summary »

Director: Prabhakar Sharan | Stars: Prabhakar Sharan, Mario Chacón, Scott Steiner, Mauricio Desplá

Votes: 26

Final: The Rapture (2013)

PG-13 | 90 min | Thriller

A gritty, international tale of four separate stories woven together by a common theme: the Rapture.

Director: Timothy A. Chey | Stars: Jah Shams, Mary Grace, Carman, Masashi Nagadoi

Votes: 1,235 | Gross: $0.09M

Red Dog (2019)

105 min | Documentary

Early 1980's, the only family toddler Luke knew were the strippers, bouncers, and outcasts that called OKC's rowdiest strip club home.

Director: Casey Pinkston | Star: Luke Dick

Living in the Age of Airplanes (2015)

47 min | Documentary

Living in the Age of Airplanes is a story about how the airplane has changed the world. Filmed in 18 countries across all 7 continents, it renews our appreciation for one of the most ... See full summary »

Director: Brian J. Terwilliger | Star: Harrison Ford

Votes: 422

Maikol Yordan 2: La cura lejana (2018)

99 min | Comedy

Maikol Yordan's grandmother is sick, so he travels to other continents to get a cure.

Director: Daniel Moreno | Stars: Boris Alonso, Mario Chacón, Alondra Elizondo, Erik Hernández Gabarain

Votes: 87

Dos Fridas (2018)


"Dos Fridas" is inspired by the relationship between Mexican painter Frida Kahlo and her Costa Rican nurse Judith Ferreto - Judith cared for Frida during the final years of her life. In her... See full summary »

Director: Ishtar Yasin Gutierrez | Stars: Maria de Medeiros, Ishtar Yasin Gutierrez, Grettel Méndez, Diana Lein

The Butler (2017)

70 min | Thriller

Peter receive the house his dead mother left for him in her will. Peter is visited by his mother's butler and his daughter. They offer to clean the house in order to sell it. Peter realizes... See full summary »

Director: César Caro Cruz | Stars: Luis Borge, Fernando Vinocour, Abelardo Vladich, Adriana Víquez

Votes: 436

About Us (2016)

TV-MA | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Diego, a hopeless romantic desperately trying to salvage his relationship with long time girlfriend Sofía, plans a beach getaway to propose and clear the air. A 'chance' encounter with ... See full summary »

Director: Hernan Jimenez | Stars: Hernan Jimenez, Noelia Castaño, Marina Glezer, Antonio Yglesias

Votes: 165

Amor Viajero (2017)

TV-MA | 105 min | Comedy

Gaby and Marco, a young couple, end their relationship right before leaving for a European vacation together.

Director: Miguel Alejandro Gomez | Stars: Monserrat Montero Cole, Renzo Rímolo, Boris Alonso, Jaime Castro

Votes: 43

Maw (2018)

13 min | Short | Completed

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Director: Jorge Mario Zuleta

A Corner of Paradise (1997)

109 min | Romance, Drama

Stockholm 1956. The Swedish botanist, candidate and lieutenant Nils von Ekelöw, presents his research to a panel of professors.

Director: Peter Ringgaard | Stars: Samuel Fröler, Trine Pallesen, John Savage, Miguel Sandoval

Votes: 145

Apego (2019)


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Director: Patricia Velásquez | Stars: Kattia González, Teresita Reyes, Leonardo Perucci, Luis Carballo

Votes: 13

Medea (II) (2017)

70 min | Drama

María José is 25. Her life moves back and forth between the monotony of class at the university, her eternally distant parents, and a couple of alternative spaces where she can explore her ... See full summary »

Director: Alexandra Latishev Salazar | Stars: Liliana Biamonte, Javier Montenegro, Erick Calderon, Marianella Protti

Votes: 80

Imprisoned (2015)

TV-MA | 97 min | Drama

A young girl gets involved in a family drama when she starts a secret friendship with a prison inmate. All parts involved, inside and outside, will have to deal with the consequences of ... See full summary »

Director: Esteban Ramírez | Stars: Natalia Arias, Leynar Gomez, Daniel Marin, Alejandro Aguilar

Votes: 169

Alsino and the Condor (1982)

PG | 89 min | Drama, War

Alsino, a boy of 10 or 12, lives with his grandmother in a remote area of Nicaragua. He's engulfed in the war between rebels and government troops when a US advisor orders the army to open ... See full summary »

Director: Miguel Littin | Stars: Dean Stockwell, Alan Esquivel, Carmen Bunster, Alejandro Parodi

Votes: 219

Dele Viaje (2013– )


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Stars: Javier Leñero, Manuel Sancho, Carolina Lett, Ricardo Cerdas

Votes: 6

Why Just One? (2016)

55 min | Documentary

Saving the world's last dinosaur, the sea turtle.

Director: Michael Colin | Stars: Paul Watson, Brett Bradley, Randall Arauz, Ben Harris

Votes: 12

Violeta al fin (2017)

TV-MA | 87 min | Drama

Recently divorced, 72-year-old Violeta lives alone in her childhood house, tending to her lush tropical garden and making plans to turn her property into a boarding house. When she ... See full summary »

Director: Hilda Hidalgo | Stars: Eugenia Chaverri, Gustavo Sánchez Parra, Erika Rojas, Olger Gonzalez

Votes: 47

Carpe Kilimanjaro: An Alzheimer's Project (2016)

76 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

Carpe Kilimanjaro is the story of Zach Jordan's literal ascension of a mountain and his metaphorical ascension to fatherhood, in the face of Alzheimer's.

Director: Zach Jordan | Star: Zach Jordan

Votes: 5

El Calor Después de la Lluvia (2016)

70 min | Drama

Juana's grief process caused by the loss of her unborn child, reignited by an encounter with her ex-boyfriend in the middle of a religious pilgrimage.

Director: Cristóbal Serrá Jorquera | Stars: Luis Carlos Bogantes, Rodrigo Duran, Arturo Pardo, Milena Picado

El Baile de la Gacela (2018)

Comedy, Drama

Eugenio's dream is to win a big trophy, but he could never achieve it as a football player. Now he is 72 years old and he sees a chance to fulfill his dream through a tropical dance contest... See full summary »

Director: Ivan Porras | Stars: Marco Antonio Calvo Coronado, Vicky Montero, Patricio Arenas, María José Callejas

Votes: 10

Aquí y ahora (2019)

80 min | Drama

A modern dancer must learn to juggle love, family, and her career while she auditions for a prestigious foreign dance company.

Director: Paz Leon | Stars: Nerina Carmona, Eugenia Chaverri, Melania Fernández, Oscar González Chacón

Votes: 5

El Sanatorio (2010)

TV-14 | 73 min | Comedy, Horror

A group of friends decide to make a documentary about the ghosts that are supposed to be haunting The Sanatorium in Costa Rica, things get creepy when the arrive to the place.

Director: Miguel Alejandro Gomez | Stars: Luis Carlos Bogantes, Kurt Dyer, María Luisa Garita, Olger Gonzalez

Votes: 142

Borders without Life (2019)

110 min | Crime, Thriller | Pre-production

Our home is the happiest place on Earth. Family is what God award us to be with them till the last day of our lives, immolate happiness for the misconception is the worst thing one can do. ... See full summary »

Director: Prabhakar Sharan | Stars: Scott Steiner, Álvaro Marenco, Prabhakar Sharan, José Castro

Requiescat (2018)

18 min | Short, Drama

In this Western set on the rural coast of California in the 1920s, a teenager struggles to come of age in a racialized society.

Director: Summer-Joy Main | Stars: Adrian Favela, Laura Cerón, Mia Xitlali, Alonso Alvarez

Votes: 8

Bonne année (2008)

105 min | Drama

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Director: Alexander Berberich | Stars: Benjamin Banks, Agustín Bruzzone, Jennifer Dizgun, Ludmila Gianella García

Votes: 102

My Daddy ? (2020)

Drama | Pre-production

Immature relation, uncommitted marriage, the decision to have a baby in early age when you are not ready and finally decided to get Divorced to understand the liberty and personal space ... See full summary »

Director: Prabhakar Sharan | Stars: Álvaro Marenco, Prabhakar Sharan, Mauricio Desplá

Tropix (2004)

R | 101 min | Adventure, Crime, Thriller

Erotic Thriller (2004) A tropical vacation goes sordid when Corrine learns her husband is a crook who's plundered his parents.

Directors: Percy Angress, Livia Linden | Stars: Thomas Scott Stanton, Danielle Bisutti, Keith Brunsmann, Michelle Jones

Votes: 107

Maikol Yordan Traveling Lost (2014)

101 min | Comedy

A Costa Rican farmer, when faced with the prospects of losing his farm, embarks in a journey to Europe to raise enough money to pay his debts meeting new acquaintances, lost relatives and himself.

Director: Miguel Alejandro Gomez | Stars: Mario Chacón, Daniel Moreno, Erik Hernández Gabarain, Édgar Murillo

Votes: 1,670

Despertar: Awaken (2017)


The 8-year-old son of Ignacio and Sara is dead, Sara wants a divorce and goes into a deep depression, soon discovers that she is pregnant again and must rethink the separation of her ... See full summary »

Director: Soley Bernal | Stars: Álvaro Marenco, Alejandra Toussaint, Rafael Rojas, Fernando Bolaños

Votes: 16

Two Waters (2014)

Not Rated | 75 min | Drama

A young Costa Rican boy tries to help his older brother, who has crossed a dangerous drug dealer.

Director: Patricia Velásquez | Stars: Ismael Brown, André Devoto, César Maurel, Ariel Arguedas

Votes: 7

Te presento a mi novio (2019)

Comedy | Post-production

Cesar a sweet dad, discovers that his only daughter has a boyfriend environmentalist free spirit. He constantly as good lawyer thinks a plan to get rid of the boyfriend without her daughter's future. He just doesn't deserve her.

Director: Soley Bernal | Stars: Álvaro Marenco, Paloma Ruiz de Alda, Gary Centeno, Nicole de Saro

Straws (2017)

32 min | Documentary, Short

STRAWS is a short documentary about plastic straw litter and how we can make a sea of straw at a time.

Director: Linda Booker | Stars: Wallace J. Nichols, Jackie Nunez, Tim Robbins

Votes: 6

The Messenger (III) (2015)
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The Messenger (III) (2015)

Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary, Family

The Messenger is an artful investigation into the causes of songbird mass depletion and the people working to turn the tide. This visually thrilling film reveals how the issues facing birds also pose daunting implications for our planet.

Director: Su Rynard | Stars: Erin Byne, Dominik Eulberg, Bill Evans, Andrew Farnsworth

Votes: 87

Gestation (2009)

91 min | Drama

A smart poor girl and a inmature rich boy get their life twisted when they accidently have a baby.

Director: Esteban Ramírez | Stars: Adriana Alvarez, Edgar Roman, Natalia Arias, Abelardo Vladich

Votes: 300

Marasmo (2003)

90 min | Drama

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Director: Mauricio Mendiola | Stars: Carolina Solano, Bismark Méndez, Marcela Ugalde, César Meléndez

Votes: 35

Contra (2015)

20 min | Short, Drama

A psychologically complex portrait of a man confronting the suicide of his young wife and the difficulty, if not, the impossibility of continuing on with life as he braves the elements head on.

Director: Begonia Colomar | Stars: Christian Camargo, Leyla Nuritova

Defenders of Life (2015)

94 min | Drama

Esmeralda, 12 years old, pregnant, pawn or princess of the struggle for survival of her people?

Director: Dana Ziyasheva | Stars: Beatriz Brenes, Arman Darbo

Votes: 18

Cold Water of the Sea (2010)

83 min | Drama

On New Year's holidays, Mariana (21) and Rodrigo (30) drive to the coast where he has to sell a property. There, they find Karina (7), late at night and in the middle of nowhere. She tells then she ran away from home.

Director: Paz Fábrega | Stars: Monserrat Fernández, Lil Quesada Morúa, Luis Carlos Bogantes, Adriana Alvarez

Votes: 162

The Sound of Things (2016)

75 min | Drama

A young and dedicated nurse is trying to avoid the pain left by her dear cousin's suicide.

Director: Ariel Escalante | Stars: Liliana Biamonte, Fernando Bolaños, Claudia Barrionuevo, Ariel Escalante

Votes: 36

Between the Peaks (2014)

Not Rated | 61 min | Documentary, Adventure

Between The Peaks is an expedition documentary that combines the spirits of adventure and volunteering. In 2013 three friends set out to climb Mt. Aconcagua, in Argentina, then travel north... See full summary »

Director: Jonathan Ronzio | Stars: Ethan Lee, Jonathan Ronzio, Ryan Sarka

Votes: 15

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