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: 32,887 | 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: 1,218 | Gross: $0.25M

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

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: 16

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: 1,277

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: 33

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: 33

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, Luis Felipe Fernandez-Salvador y Campodonico, Luis Felipe Fernández-Salvador y Bolona, Isabelle Congdon

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: 3,198 | 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: 81

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 (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: 70

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: 315

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: 394

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: 671

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: 35

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: 673

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: 276

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

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: 60

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, Carlos Alcántara, Biassini Segura, Erika Toa Russo

Death in Berruecos (2018)

145 min | History, Thriller

Ten years after General Antonio José de Sucre - Grand Marshal of Ayacucho- was murdered in the Berruecos jungle, Colombia. The inquiry into his death is reopened, Captain Alejandro Godoy ... See full summary »

Director: Caupolican Ovalles | Stars: Luis Gerónimo Abreu, Claudia La Gatta, Laureano Olivares, Malena Gonzalez

The Man Who Cracked the Nazi Code (2015 TV Movie)

60 min | Documentary, History

During the Second World War, the allies' key objective was to crack the German army's encrypted communications code. Without a doubt, the key player in this game was Alan Turing, an interdisciplinary scientist and a long-forgotten hero.

Director: Denis van Waerebeke | Stars: Rachel Williams, Paul Bandey, Ken Starcevic, Jack Copeland

Votes: 36

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: 25

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

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

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: 269

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

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

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: 204

Final Minute (2018)


Leonardo is a policeman who finds a homicide on the road that reminds him something of the past. He goes in search of the murderer but he meets with his former boss, Johnny, who will try to prevent him from achieving his goal.

Director: Luis Avilés | Stars: Ricardo Velasteguí, Alberto Pablo Rivera, David Saavedra, Shany Nadan

Votes: 8

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: 299

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: 176

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: 79

A tus espaldas (2011)

76 min | Comedy, Drama

The statue of the Virgin that crowns "The Panecillo" looks and smiles to the north of the city, home to wealthier people, in the south, where most of its inhabitants are the most poor, they... See full summary »

Director: Tito Jara | Stars: Jenny Nava, Gabino Torres, Lily Alejandra, Israel Montenegro

Votes: 112

Dr. Amor (2003– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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Stars: Juan Carlos Mesa, Ana María Campoy, Gino Renni, Silvana Di Lorenzo

Confessions of an Economic Hitman (2007)

90 min | Documentary, Thriller

In front of an angry audience somewhere in Latin America, a North American discloses the secret network that used the World Bank, payoffs, extortion and sex, military coups and political ... See full summary »

Director: Stelios Kouloglou | Star: John Perkins

Votes: 296

Montevideo (2019)

94 min | Thriller

LEI and WONG clandestinely arrive to Ecuador, on their way to the port city of Guayaquil. From here LEI plans to continue her journey to New York, but CHANG, a bipolar mobster will decide ... See full summary »

Director: Paúl Venegas | Stars: Yin Baode, Meizhen Deng, Fu Jing, Mend Day Min

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

3 Familias (2014– )


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Stars: Martín Calle, Cecilia Cascante, Erika Vélez, Marcela Ruete

Zuquillo Expres (2010)

93 min | Comedy

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

Votes: 14

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

Tzantza (2019)

Action, Crime | Completed

Is a head reduction ritual, where a man captures the soul of the dead, This arouses interest of collectors in the black market, which are willing to pay more than a thousand dollars (... See full summary »

Director: Amilcar Javier Jácome | Stars: Eduardo Freire, Ben Zaydun, Estefania Cisneros, Lenin Mendoza Moreira


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

Twenty-Four Hours of Pleasure (1969)

95 min | Comedy

Man develops a reputation as a great bedroom athlete after publishing a 'spicy' novel.

Director: René Cardona Jr. | Stars: Joaquín Cordero, Carlos East, Mauricio Garcés, Ofelia Montesco

Votes: 32

Train to Heaven (1989)

90 min

About Niño, an orphanage boy in the port city of Guayaquil in Ecuador.

Director: Torgny Anderberg | Stars: Boris Arizaga, Eddy Castro, James Coburn, Teodor De La Torre

Votes: 32

SOS Conspiracion Bikini (1967)

TV-PG | 84 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

Secret Organizational Service (S.O.S.) is an international crime syndicate, quite successful with their feminine agents operating under the guise of a fashion model agency led by Lady ... See full summary »

Director: René Cardona Jr. | Stars: Julio Alemán, Sonia Furió, Sonia Infante, Roberto Cañedo

Votes: 27

No Autumn, No Spring (2012)

115 min | Drama

The portrait of an invisible generation. A punk ballad told from the point of view of 10 youngsters with stories that interconnect, not with their destinies but with their concepts: the ... See full summary »

Director: Iván Mora Manzano | Stars: Enzo Macchiavello, Andres Troya Holst, Paola Baldion, Alejandro Fajardo

Votes: 114

Ventaja (2019)


A mans life is saved by his sworn enemy but is it enough for him to forget revenge?

Director: Kristian McKay | Stars: Jose Fernando Andrade, Michels Skwierinski, Sophia McKay

An Ocean between Us (2016)

95 min | Drama, Family | Completed

Its not about secrets, is hiding them.

Director: Pablo Arturo Suarez

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