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, Ottmar Edenhofer, Linwood Gill

Votes: 801

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: 92

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 »

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

Votes: 59

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: 17

Dos Fridas (2018)

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: 7

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: 122

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: 1,236 | Gross: $0.09M

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: 6

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: 440

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, Keylor Navas

Votes: 116

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: 67

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: 27

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

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: 434

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: 424

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: 90

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: 168

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: 13

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: 1,673

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

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: 48

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: 8

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: 82

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: 171

Lucia in Limbo (2019)

20 min | Short, Drama

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Director: Valentina Maurel | Star: Ana Camila Arenas

Votes: 12

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: 25

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: 225

Follow the Frog (2012)

4 min | Short, Action, Adventure

You hear that the rainforest is being destroyed at a staggering rate of 32 million acres a year. You feel bad, angry. Guilty. You want to do something about it. Well this is what you're not going to do.

Director: Max Joseph | Stars: Tim Rock, Laura Rossi

Votes: 9

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

Te presento a mi novio (2019)

Comedy

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: Sergio Arce, Gary Centeno, Nicole de Saro, Álvaro Marenco

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

Helmet Heads (2018)

84 min | Comedy, Drama

Mancha is an easygoing bike messenger with no big expectations in life. His only cares in the world are riding his motorcycle, being with his girlfriend Clara, and hanging out with his ... See full summary »

Director: Ernesto Villalobos | Stars: Daniela Mora, Arturo Pardo, William Quirós, Harvey Monestel

Votes: 27

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: Ari Fishman, Michelle Jones, María González Roesch, Fernando Bolaños

Votes: 208

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: 217

Reconnected (2018)

15 min | Short, Crime, Drama

When a middle-aged man struggles to reconnect with his family after cheating on his wife, he is forced to confront the one person hindering the reconciliation: His mother-in-law.

Director: SJ Main Muñoz | Stars: Barbara Bain, Kerry O'Malley, Robert Kerbeck, Bobby Reed

Votes: 15

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: 148

Around the World in 80 Anthems (2017)

Not Rated | 89 min | Documentary

80 countries. 80 national anthems. One 10 year-old girl and her family. The unprecedented global musical journey that has captivated the world.

Director: Gordon Michael Woolvett | Stars: Capri Everitt, Daymond John

Paso a paso: A sentimental journey (2006)

38 min | Documentary, Short

Mr. Pitters lives in a retirement home in Siquirres, a small town near Costa Rica's Caribbean coast. He is frail and blind, yet slings a guitar over his shoulder and sets out on a mission ... See full summary »

Directors: Daniel Ross Mix, Julio Molina | Stars: Cleveland Arnold Arnold, Reverend Arnold, Sydney Farquharson, Mrs. Hortence Smith

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: 234

Desearia (2010)

5 min | Short, Drama

One coin...one wish...one moment in time.

Director: Alexander Berberich | Star: Monserrat Montero Cole

Votes: 11

Uvieta, El Musical (2020)

Musical | Announced

A man trying to defeat death lives a magical and unfortunate tale that makes him reevaluate his life.

Director: Amaral Sánchez | Stars: Andrés Gutiérrez, Mauricio Astorga, Mauricio Meléndez, Raúl Arias

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: 163

Elena (I) (2017)

23 min | Short, Drama

Elena is a 17 year old teenager who has doubts about her sexuality. She lives with her grandmother who is a repressive and hard-to-please religious woman and in the midst of it all, her ... See full summary »

Director: Ayerim Villanueva | Stars: María Bonilla, Camila Campos, Mar Jimenez

Votes: 11

Despertar: Awaken (2017)

Drama

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: Alejandra Toussaint, Álvaro Marenco, Rafael Rojas, Laura Montero

Votes: 17

La Pensión (1999– )

Comedy

Light comedy about a boarding house in San José, where all kind of weird things can happen unexpectedly.

Stars: Eugenia Fuscaldo, Alejandra Portillo, Rodolfo Araya, Cecilia García

Votes: 19

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

Votes: 6

Live Cinema Astronauta Fantasma (2019)

45 min | Sci-Fi

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Directors: Alejo Crisóstomo, Ana María Moreno | Stars: Kattia González, Ana María Moreno

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

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: 89

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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