Ecuador (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
Maria Full of Grace (2004)
87 metascore

Maria Full of Grace (2004)

R | 101 min | Crime, Drama

A pregnant Colombian teenager becomes a drug mule to make some desperately needed money for her family.

Director: Joshua Marston | Stars: Catalina Sandino Moreno, Guilied Lopez, Orlando Tobón, Virgina Ariza

Votes: 32,761 | Gross: $6.52M

The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden (2013)
69 metascore

The Galapagos Affair: Satan Came to Eden (2013)

Not Rated | 120 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

About a series of unsolved disappearances on the Galapagos Island of Floreana in the 1930s.

Directors: Daniel Geller, Dayna Goldfine | Stars: Cate Blanchett, Sebastian Koch, Thomas Kretschmann, Diane Kruger

Votes: 1,204 | Gross: $0.25M

The Longest Night (2019)

95 min | Drama, Thriller

She is the perfect woman until she decides to be free.

Director: Gabriela Calvache | Stars: Noëlle Schönwald, Cristian Mercado, Jaime Tamariz, Diego Mignone

Votes: 7

Mission Blue (2014)
77 metascore

Mission Blue (2014)

95 min | Documentary, Drama

Feature documentary about legendary oceanographer, marine biologist, environmentalist and National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence Sylvia Earle, and her campaign to create a global network of protected marine sanctuaries.

Directors: Robert Nixon, Fisher Stevens | Stars: Barbara Block, James Cameron, Michael deGruy, Sylvia Earle

Votes: 1,246

Short Plays (2014)

105 min | Sport

Football seen through the eyes of some of the best directors of the world.

Directors: Pedro Amorim, Karim Aïnouz, Abner Benaim, Faouzi Bensaïdi, Sebastián Cordero, Matias Cruz, Rune Denstad Langlo, Doris Dörrie, Fernando Eimbcke, Pablo Fendrik, Vincent Gallo, Daniel Gruener, Marcelo Gómez, Mascha Halberstad, Duane Hopkins, Bobo Jelcic, Buthina Canaan Khoury, Viktor Kossakovsky, Luca Lucini, Carlos Moreno, Koen Mortier, Emnet Mulugeta, Gaspar Noé, Carlos Reygadas, Jaime Rosales, Pablo Stoll, Kiki Sugino, Juan Carlos Valdivia, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Ik-joon Yang | Star: Sami Samir

Votes: 32

Cronicas (2004)
63 metascore

Cronicas (2004)

R | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

A suspense thriller about a reporter from Miami who travels to Ecuador in pursuit of a serial killer known as the "Monster of Babahoyo."

Director: Sebastián Cordero | Stars: John Leguizamo, Alfred Molina, Leonor Watling, Damián Alcázar

Votes: 3,188 | Gross: $0.30M

From Core to Sun (2018)

90 min | Documentary

Ecuadorian athlete Millán Ludeña, embarks on his new adventure to be the first athlete to register a new Guinness World Record for his beloved country.

Director: Oliver Lee Garland

Votes: 76

Virus Tropical (2017)

97 min | Animation, Biography, Drama

Paola is born in a traditional Colombian family, or at least that is what they try to be. Her father is a priest, her mother is a "psychic" and her sisters are not what their parents ... See full summary »

Director: Santiago Caicedo | Stars: María Cecilia Sánchez, Martina Toro, Alejandra Borrero, Diego León Hoyos

Votes: 382

Amas de casa desesperadas (II) (2006– )

Comedy, Drama, Mystery

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Stars: Lorena Meritano, Ana Maria Orozco, Ruddy Rodríguez, Géraldine Zivic

Votes: 68

A Son of Man (2018)

91 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

Pipe is invited to join his mysterious father on a quest for the lost Inca gold. But as they journey deeper into the jungle, he understands that they cannot escape the family demons that are traveling with them.

Directors: Jamaicanoproblem, Pablo Agüero | Stars: Lily van Ghemen, Wilson Edmundo Viteri Pozo, Isabelle Congdon, Luis Felipe Fernandez-Salvador y Campodonico

Votes: 26

The River (III) (2018)

TV-MA | 95 min | Drama

An introvert city teenager is sent to his father's limber ranch. While trying to figure out his place as the son of the boss he finds himself in a world packed with naturalized violence.

Director: Juan Pablo Richter | Stars: Fernando Arze Echalar, Julia Hernandez, Santiago Rozo, Valentina Villalpando

Votes: 30 (2011– )


Ecuadorian sketches of the comic humor that's situated there and on Southamerican lifestyle

Stars: Orlando Herrera, Nataly Valencia, Raúl Santana, Jorge Ulloa

Votes: 69

How Much Further (2006)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama

Esperanza and Tristeza both have to get to Cuenca. However, by an unlucky turn of events, the bus they are on gets delayed due to a worker strike. Taking their journey into their own hands,... See full summary »

Director: Tania Hermida | Stars: Tania Martinez, Cecilia Vallejo, Pancho Aguirre, Fausto Miño

Votes: 667

The Swamp of the Ravens (1974)

R | 83 min | Horror

A doctor who believes death is not the end,and will go to any length to prove that.

Director: Manuel Caño | Stars: Ramiro Oliveros, Marcia Bichette, Fernando Sancho, Antonia Mas

Votes: 267

Agujero Negro (2018)

102 min | Comedy, Drama

Afraid to face upcoming parenthood and the ultimate deadline for his long-awaited novel, a once-promising writer develops a crush on a defiant muse, the 16-year-old girl next door, and ... See full summary »

Director: Diego Araujo | Stars: Victor Arauz, Daniela Roepke, Marla Garzón, Alejandro Fajardo

Votes: 78

Sin muertos no hay carnaval (2016)

PG-13 | 100 min | Thriller

Everything begins with a stray bullet... And a wealthy young man trying to evict 250 families who are squatting on the land he inherited from his father. The leader of the squatter ... See full summary »

Director: Sebastián Cordero | Stars: Daniel Adum Gilbert, Victor Arauz, Diego Cataño, Andrés Crespo

Votes: 137

Ratas, ratones, rateros (1999)

107 min | Action, Crime, Drama

The world of Salvador, a young and naive petty thief is changed by the arrival of his cousin Angel, an ex-convict in search of easy money, and with a hideout. Salvador gets wrapped up in ... See full summary »

Director: Sebastián Cordero | Stars: Carlos Valencia, Marco Bustos, Cristina Dávila, Fabricio Lalama

Votes: 665

Amazon Souls (2013)

Not Rated | 30 min | Documentary, Adventure, Reality-TV

British Explorer, Sarah Begum follows her childhood dream at the age of 21, travelling deep into the Ecuadorian Amazon Rainforest to live with the legendary Huaorani tribe and immerse in ... See full summary »

Director: Sarah Begum | Stars: Sarah Begum, Lauren Maddox, The Huaorani Tribe

Votes: 19

Alba (2016)

98 min | Drama, Family

ALBA, an 11 year old girl, has to move to her father's house due to her mother's illness. She barely knows him and sharing time with him at home feels weird. Both are shy, both feel lonely but they can't find a way to approach each other.

Director: Ana Cristina Barragán | Stars: Macarena Arias, Pablo Aguirre Andrade, Amaia Merino, Isabel Borja

Votes: 274

Crazywise (2016)

82 min | Documentary

What can we learn from those who have turned their psychological crisis into a positive transformative experience? During a quarter-century documenting indigenous cultures, human-rights ... See full summary »

Directors: Phil Borges, Kevin Tomlinson | Stars: Angeles Arrien, Phil Borges, Laura Delano, Carroll Dunham

Votes: 56

Holiday (2014)

TV-G | 82 min | Drama

A drama set in turbulent, turn-of-the-millennium Ecuador and centered on a young man who begins to develop complicated feelings for Juano after he saves him from a beating.

Director: Diego Araujo | Stars: Juan Arregui, Elena Vargas, Cristina Morrison, Peki Andino

Votes: 312

Island of the Dolls

Horror, Thriller | Completed

In 1957, murders occurred upon the infamous, 'Island of the Dolls', in Mexico. A modern-day British journalist, Emily, deceitfully takes an assignment in London to research and uncover the ... See full summary »

Director: Sebastian Mantilla | Stars: Isela Vega, Paul Lincoln Alayo, Fernando Gaviria, Dayleigh Nelson

Take Me for a Ride (2016)

67 min | Drama

High school can be horrible, especially when your classmates make you feel like a freak. But sometimes that pain only means that finding the person who gets you is all the sweeter. Loner ... See full summary »

Director: Micaela Rueda | Stars: Samanta Caicedo, Maria Juliana Rangel, Diego Naranjo, Patricia Loor

Votes: 33

Vessel (II) (2014)
68 metascore

Vessel (II) (2014)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

A fearless sea captain sails a ship through loopholes in international law, providing abortions on the high seas, and leaving in her wake a network of emboldened activists who trust women to handle abortion on their own terms.

Director: Diana Whitten | Star: Rebecca Gomperts

Votes: 195

Heavenly Nobodies

Drama | Pre-production

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Director: Kristian McKay | Stars: Paul Estaban Valdiviezo, Nando Romero, Andres Perez, Gianella Andrade

El Secreto de Magdalena (2015)


Miranda, a lesbian photographer from Guayaquil living in Buenos Aires returns to Ecuador for an exhibition of her work. Magdalena, a simple girl after a big fight with her boyfriend decides... See full summary »

Director: Josué Miranda | Stars: Patricia Guillén, Michelle Prendes, Celeste Santillán

Votes: 11

Cocaine Unwrapped (2011)

Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary, News

Moving from country to country in South America, reporting from across the drugs frontline and interviewing top-level international politicians this film exposes the human cost of one of ... See full summary »

Director: Rachel Seifert

Votes: 105

Instantánea (2017)

75 min | Family

Antonia is a little photographer. She likes to capture special moments with her camera and she will spend her vacations with her grandparents. Although she go to the beaches with her dog ... See full summary »

Director: Catalina Arango Cadavid | Stars: Gabriel Ampuero, Giovanna Andrade, Cielo Mendoza Apolo, Alejandro Fajardo

Rock N' Cola (2019)

Comedy | Post-production

A band of misfits enter a music video contest in order to win a cash prize, but don't realize they actually have to be good at playing music.

Director: Jorge Ulloa | Stars: Mariana Treviño, Biassini Segura, Carlos Alcántara, Nataly Valencia

Amy and Sophia (2017)

Drama, Fantasy

Two troubled girls, who come together as friends through their imagination of art, creating their own fantasy world where they can finally be free.

Director: Adam Lipsius | Stars: Julian Glover, Isla Blair, Joseph Millson, Denise Van Outen

Votes: 9

Zuquillo Expres (2010)

93 min | Comedy

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Director: Carl West | Stars: Mabel Cabrera, Marcela Campos, Mossco Mosquera, Maricruz Ramirez

Votes: 13


100 min | Thriller | Post-production

The crew of a narco submersible has to take desperate measures or else they'll sink with their precious cargo.

Director: Alfredo León León | Stars: Natalia Reyes, Leynar Gomez, José Restrepo, Carlos Valencia

Bushwick (2010)

71 min | Action, Crime, Drama

With the murder and investigation of a runaway Mexican-American teen in the down and out town of Bushwick, Brooklyn, Det. John Mejia must see that justice is done.

Director: Luis Landivar | Stars: Diego Kelman Ajuz, Tina Alexis Allen, Edgar Caraballo, Peter Di Senna

Votes: 19

Kikirimiau (2016)


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Stars: Humberto Calaña, Alex Cisneros, Cristian Cobos, Alejandro Fajardo

Descartes (2009)

80 min | Documentary

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Director: Fernando Mieles

Votes: 8

Between Marx and a Naked Woman (1996)

92 min | Biography, Drama

An author gets lost between the book he is writing and the reality and a love that does not exist and the ideals of revolution.

Director: Camilo Luzuriaga | Stars: Felipe Teran, Aristides Vargas, Lissette Cabrera, Maia Koulieva

Votes: 83

The Lady in the Veil (2018)

Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

Isabel's fiancé, Roberto, suffers a misterious accident that puts him in a coma without explanation. Aniel, an ex-priest expert on exorcisms, helps Isabel find out the real reason of ... See full summary »

Director: Josué Miranda | Stars: Michelle Prendes, Santiago Carpio, Fabo Doja, Antonella Valeriano

Estación Polar (2019)


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Director: David Holguín Wagner | Stars: Sofía Abedrabbo, Mayra Benalcázar, Edgar Castellanos, Pipo Castellanos

La tigra (1990)

80 min

The wild and wanton Francisca, known as the "The Tigress," is the eldest of three sisters, who are bosses of a farm in Ecuador. A medicine man tells Francisca and Juliana that their ... See full summary »

Director: Camilo Luzuriaga | Stars: Lissette Cabrera, Francisco Denis, Verónica García, Rossana Iturralde

Votes: 64

The Path of the Sun (2015)


Juan Aguirre and Ferney Daza, two sociopaths, embark on a journey from Florida to California in the United States with the intention to end their lives in a place called the end of the ... See full summary »

Director: Jhonny Obando | Stars: María Isabel Díaz Lago, Gledys Ibarra, Alexander Estrella, Jhonny Obando

With Elizabeth in Mount Dora (2012)

83 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

Edilson's car had broken down in a beautiful little town (Mount Dora) on his way to a cousin's wedding where he will meet a lot of explosive, original, funny and weird characters. But ... See full summary »

Director: Jhonny Obando | Stars: Julio Coutinho, Scarlet Gruber, Karin Farfan, Ernesto Reyes

Votes: 5

An Ocean between Us (2016)

95 min | Drama, Family | Completed

Its not about secrets, is hiding them.

Director: Pablo Arturo Suarez

The Condor & The Eagle

90 min | Documentary, Adventure | Post-production

Four Indigenous leaders embark on an extraordinary trans-continental adventure from the Canadian plains to deep into the heart of the Amazonian jungle to unite the peoples of North and ... See full summary »

Director: Clement Guerra

Minds in the Water (2011)

PG | 90 min | Documentary, Action, Adventure

5 years in the making, Minds In The Water is the story of one surfer's international journey to help protect dolphins, whales and their ocean environment. Shot on location in Australia, the... See full summary »

Director: Justin Krumb | Stars: Chris Del Moro, Isabel Lucas, Will Conner, Hilton Dawe

Votes: 32

Cenizas (2018)

80 min | Drama

As Cotopaxi spews ash, issuing an eerie penumbra over Quito, a young woman confronts dormant familial conflicts. Desperate for a place to store her things as volcanic disaster looms, ... See full summary »

Director: Juan Sebastian Jacome | Stars: Samanta Caicedo, Diego Naranjo, Juana Estrella, Estela Álvarez

Votes: 22

Sununú: The Revolution of Love (2017)

25 min | Documentary, Short

Transgender Dad Fernando Machado became an international news sensation when he announced he was pregnant to trans girlfriend, Diane Rodriguez, in Ecuador last year. With their new-born son... See full summary »

Director: Olivia Crellin | Stars: Fernando Machado, Diane Rodriguez

Votes: 7

The Legend of Tayos (2020)

88 min | Documentary | Completed

A Hungarian explorer claims to have discovered a "Gold Library" inside a cave. Lacking evidence, he tries to get the recognition he believes he deserves but struggles to get support from the local governments and religious leaders.

Director: Galo Semblantes | Stars: Janos Moricz, Stanley Hall, Petronio Jaramillo, Erich von Däniken

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

The Porcelain Horse (2012)

100 min | Drama

Paco Chavez's life is careless and charming. It's a life of illicit drugs and a forbidden love affair he carries with Lucia, his former high school sweetheart, now married to another man. ... See full summary »

Director: Javier Andrade | Stars: Victor Arauz, Andrés Crespo, Alejandro Fajardo, Leovanna Orlandini

Votes: 174

Pescador (2011)

100 min | Drama

Blaquito is thirty years old and lives with his mother in El Matal, a small fishing village on the coast of Ecuador. One day, the beach turns up filled with cocaine packets. Blanquito, ... See full summary »

Director: Sebastián Cordero | Stars: Andrés Crespo, Alejandro Fajardo, Antonio Santos, María Cecilia Sánchez

Votes: 295

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