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

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

Votes: 188

Ice on Fire (2019)

TV-PG | 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, Ottmar Edenhofer, Linwood Gill

Votes: 1,293

Rainbow Butterfly Unicorn Kitty (2019– )

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

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

Stars: Wayne Grayson, Allegra Clark, Arturo Sandoval, Landon McDonald

Votes: 131

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: 133

The Awakening of the Ants (2019)

94 min | Drama

Isa has more than enough on her plate with two children and the household, which she manages on her own. When her husband persists with his wish for a third child, she realizes that something must change.

Director: Antonella Sudasassi | Stars: Daniela Valenciano, Leynar Gomez, Isabella Moscoso, Adriana Alvarez

Votes: 501

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: 1,315 | Gross: $0.09M

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: Sergio Ramos, Zinédine Zidane, Álvaro Marenco, Michelle Jones

Votes: 172

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: 468

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: 148

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: 176

The Last Out (2020)

84 min | Documentary, Sport

Three young Cuban baseball players leave their families and risk exile to train in Central America and chase their dreams of playing in the Major Leagues.

Directors: Michael Gassert, Sami Khan | Stars: Victor Baró, Carlos O. González, Happy Oliveros

The Return (2012)

102 min | Drama

After a decade abroad, Antonio returns to Costa Rica for a short visit. Unable to run away as usual, he is confronted with everything he has desperately struggled to put in the past: a ... See full summary »

Director: Hernan Jimenez | Stars: Hernan Jimenez, Barbara Jimenez, Luis Fernando Gomez, Andre Boxwill

Votes: 246

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: 96

The Latin Boys: Volume 1 (2019)

105 min | Drama

From Mennonite musings on the Amazonian pampas to wild Havana nights and bittersweet Rio love songs, if a roller-coaster of same sex desire is what you seek, The Latin Boys will take you there.

Directors: Andrés Madrigal Alvarado, Henrique Arruda, Rodrigo Bellott, Quentin Lazzarotto, Simon Jaikiriuma Paetau, Erick Salas Kirchhausen | Stars: Arlindo Bezerra, Yaniel Castillo, David Elizondo, Saúl Espinazo

Votes: 13

Buscando a Marcos Ramírez (2017)

Comedy

'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: Julián Guzmán, Pedro Capmany, Luis Blanco, Fernando Bolaños

Votes: 221

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: 130

August (2019)

85 min | Drama, History

Cuba, summer 1994. In the midst of Periodo Especial, one of the greatest crises in the country's history, thousands of Cuban rafters try to reach the United States illegally, never sure if ... See full summary »

Director: Armando Capó | Stars: Damián González Guerrero, Alejandro Guerrero Machado, Glenda Delgado Dominguez, Luis Ernesto Barcenas

Votes: 34

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: 433

Living in the Age of Airplanes (2015)

47 min | Documentary

This is a story about how the airplane has changed the world. Filmed in 18 countries across all seven continents, it renews our appreciation for one of the most extraordinary and awe-inspiring aspects of the modern world.

Director: Brian J. Terwilliger | Star: Harrison Ford

Votes: 449

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: 27

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: SJ Main Muñoz | Stars: Adrian Favela, Laura Cerón, Mia Xitlali, Alonso Alvarez

Votes: 10

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: 312

La Hija de la Muerte (2021)

94 min | Drama, Fantasy | Post-production

Based on the novel "The Light At The End Of The World" by Costa Rican author Rod Saturnine. The story centers on Clara, a romani teenager, who is the daughter of Mortimer, the entity of ... See full summary »

Director: Carlos M. Blanco | Stars: Gloriana de Praga, Geyner Bermúdez, Kendra Cruz, Osiris Gálvez

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: 1,684

El Baile de la Gacela (2018)

TV-14 | 91 min | 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: 30

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: 107

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: 251

First Lady of the Revolution (2016)

71 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

First Lady of the Revolution is the remarkable story of Henrietta Boggs, a Southern belle who takes a life-altering journey through marriage, civil war and audacious democratic reforms to become the First Lady of Costa Rica.

Director: Andrea Kalin | Stars: Henrietta Boggs, Muni Figueres, Henrietta Maguire

Votes: 23

Dos Fridas (2018)

92 min | Drama

"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

Votes: 18

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: 30

Take It with You (2012)

Not Rated | 64 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

In April 2009, Bryce Lemon and his sister Alyssa departed on what they hoped would be a spiritual journey around the world. But what they found was more human and real. From the Maleku ... See full summary »

Director: Bryce J. Lemon | Stars: Alyssa Lemon, Bryce J. Lemon

Votes: 38

Caribe (2004)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Mystery

Passion: of people for the land and sea, of corporations for riches, and of men and women for each other. Vicente and Abigail run a banana plantation in Limon Province, on the Caribbean ... See full summary »

Director: Esteban Ramírez | Stars: Jorge Perugorría, Cuca Escribano, Maya Zapata, Roberto McLean

Votes: 222

Apego (2019)

80 min | Drama

A 35 year old Chilean exiled mom reconnects an old college love through Facebook, that moments sets dilemma: she might turn into the woman she swore she will never be: her mother.

Director: Patricia Velásquez | Stars: Álvaro Marenco, Daniel González-Muniz, Sylvia Sossa, César Maurel

Votes: 24

Psyched Out (2018)

84 min | Documentary

A documentary exploring plant medicines and psychedelics, with an attempt to show a different perspective than the current mainstream narrative. Some of them used for thousands of years as ... See full summary »

Director: Giovanni Bartolomeo | Stars: Giovanni Bartolomeo, Rick Doblin, Graham Hancock, Elliot Hulse

Votes: 9

Mon amour (2006)

3 min | Short, Drama

A man reads a letter on a bus, surrounded by people. He discovers that even with so many so near, he is all alone.

Director: Alexander Berberich | Stars: Edgar Castillo, Victor Delgado, Johanna Fernandez, Melissa Guzman

Votes: 107

The Messenger (III) (2015)
7.5
76 metascore

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: 101

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: 16

Viaje (2015)

71 min | Romance

After meeting at a party, Luciana and Pedro spark up a spontaneous rendezvous. Eschewing the fraudulent nature of traditional relationships, the pair embarks on a spur of the moment journey... See full summary »

Director: Paz Fábrega | Stars: Fernando Bolaños, Kattia González, Hernan Jimenez

Votes: 227

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: 64

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: 110

The Accursed (2010)

R | 91 min | Horror

"Donde Duerme el Horror" unveils an intriguing story of destiny and death. Surprised by an unexpected witness, robbers murder a woman who curses them. Little do they know of her connection ... See full summary »

Directors: Adrián García Bogliano, Ramiro García Bogliano | Stars: María Orozco, David Rivera, Michael Dionisio Morales, José Castro

Votes: 44

Animales de Alquiler (2010)

10 min | Animation, Short

By the year 2078, all animal species from the rain forest had become extinct. Only genetic samples of such species remained, stored and patented by big commercial Labs. Aiming at preserving... See full summary »

Director: Pablo Ortega

Votes: 18

Days of Light (2019)

Drama, Thriller

A solar storm hits Central America. Its inhabitants must face life disconnected from technology. Fear, friendship and love emerge as they come together with others, while the skies are lit by lights never seen before.

Directors: Gloria Carrión Fonseca, Julio López Fernández, Enrique Medrano, Mauro Borges Mora, Enrique Pérez Him, Sergio Ramírez | Stars: Agustín Acevedo, Adela Aguero, Mauricio Aguilar, Alondra Altamirano

Votes: 9

Atrás hay relámpagos (2017)

82 min | Drama

A brightly shot carefree movie where problems and reality are kept just on the fringe of the storyline. Two best friends are having fun riding their bikes in San Jose. When they can pick ... See full summary »

Director: Julio Hernández Cordón | Stars: Adriana Alvarez, Natalia Arias, Álvaro Marenco, Francisco Matamoros

Votes: 79

Ondivedu (2011–2012)

30 min | Fantasy, Game-Show

The show is hosted by three beings called "Davites", princesses from a far away galaxy sent to earth by the spirit of the Queen Aurax. On Earth they live in a hidden magical forest called "... See full summary »

Stars: Karina Campos, Natalia Carvajal, Gerard Elizondo, Mariana Loranca

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: 167

Clara Sola

Drama | Post-production

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Director: Nathalie Álvarez Mesén

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

El camino (IV) (2008)

90 min | Drama

Two young Nicaraguan children, Saslaya and her mute brother Dario, must travel to Costa Rica to find their long-lost mother.

Director: Ishtar Yasin Gutierrez | Stars: Sherlin Paola Velásquez, Juan Borda, Morena Guadalupe Espinoza, Marcos Ulises Jiménez

Votes: 91

A Small Section of the World (2014)
7.8
46 metascore

A Small Section of the World (2014)

Not Rated | 62 min | Documentary, Biography

A Small Section of the World is an inspirational story about a group of women from a remote farming region of Costa Rica whose ideas sparked a revolution in the coffee growing world. After ... See full summary »

Director: Lesley Chilcott

Votes: 63

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