Guatemala (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
Monsters (2010)
63 metascore

Monsters (2010)

R | 94 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

Six years after Earth has suffered an alien invasion, a cynical journalist agrees to escort a shaken American tourist through an infected zone in Mexico to the safety of the U.S. border.

Director: Gareth Edwards | Stars: Scoot McNairy, Whitney Able, Mario Zuniga Benavides, Annalee Jefferies

Votes: 87,702 | Gross: $0.24M

La Llorona (2019)
79 metascore

La Llorona (2019)

Not Rated | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

An aging paranoid war criminal, protected by his faithful wife, faces death while being haunted by the ghosts of his past.

Director: Jayro Bustamante | Stars: María Mercedes Coroy, Sabrina De La Hoz, Margarita Kenéfic, Julio Diaz

Votes: 2,430

Tremors (2019)
76 metascore

Tremors (2019)

Unrated | 107 min | Drama

The coming out of an evangelical father shatters his family, his community and uncovers a profoundly repressive society.

Director: Jayro Bustamante | Stars: Juan Pablo Olyslager, Diane Bathen, Mauricio Armas Zebadúa, Rui Frati

Votes: 964

José (II) (2018)
75 metascore

José (II) (2018)

Not Rated | 85 min | Drama

José lives with his mother in Guatemala. It's a tough life in one of the most violent and religious countries. When he meets Luis, he's thrust into new-found passion and pain.

Director: Li Cheng | Stars: Enrique Salanic, Manolo Herrera, Ana Cecilia Mota, Jhakelyn Waleska Gonzalez Gonzalez

Votes: 509

The Golden Dream (2013)
74 metascore

The Golden Dream (2013)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama

A road movie about teenage immigrants and their journey to the U.S.

Director: Diego Quemada-Díez | Stars: Brandon López, Rodolfo Domínguez, Karen Martínez, Carlos Chajon

Votes: 4,526

Ixcanul (2015)
83 metascore

Ixcanul (2015)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama

On the slopes of an active volcano in Guatemala, a marriage is arranged for seventeen-year-old María by her Kaqchikel parents.

Director: Jayro Bustamante | Stars: María Mercedes Coroy, María Telón, Manuel Antún, Justo Lorenzo

Votes: 2,724 | Gross: $0.29M

The Boxcar Children (2014)

G | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

Four children set out on a journey to find a new home.

Directors: Daniel Chuba, Mark A.Z. Dippé, Kyungho Jo | Stars: Illeana Douglas, Mackenzie Foy, Zachary Gordon, Joey King

Votes: 471

Lost Treasures of the Maya (2018– )

Documentary, History

A new "treasure map" of the Maya world is transforming what we thought we knew of one of the world most mysterious ancient civilizations

Stars: Marcelo Canuto, Thomas Garrison, Albert Yu-Min Lin, Francisco Estrada-Belli

Votes: 128

Our Mothers (2019)
59 metascore

Our Mothers (2019)

78 min | Drama

Ernesto is a young anthropologist in Guatemala. One day, while hearing the account of an old woman, he thinks he has found a lead that might guide him to his father, a "guerrillero" who went missing during the war.

Director: Cesar Diaz | Stars: Armando Espitia, Emma Dib, Aurelia Caal, Julio Serrano Echeverría

Votes: 489

Living on One Dollar (2013)

TV-14 | 56 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama

An award-winning film that has been called "A Must Watch" by Nobel Laureate Muhammad Yunus and Director of The Hunger Games, Gary Ross. Living on One Dollar follows the journey of four ... See full summary »

Directors: Zach Ingrasci, Sean Leonard, Chris Temple | Stars: Chris Temple, Zach Ingrasci, Sean Leonard, Ryan Christoffersen

Votes: 4,681

Finding Oscar (2016)
72 metascore

Finding Oscar (2016)

100 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

FINDING OSCAR is a feature length documentary about the search for justice in the devastating case of the Dos Erres massacre in Guatemala. That search leads to the trail of two little boys ... See full summary »

Director: Ryan Suffern | Stars: Kate Doyle, Scott Greathead, Fredy Peccerelli, Sebastian Rotella

Votes: 249 | Gross: $0.02M

Days of Light (2019)

88 min | 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

Secuelas de la Cuarentena (2020)

Comedy, Drama, Mystery

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Stars: Rodrigo Duran, La Gary, Darío López Cauich, Valeria Giorcelli

Gold Fever (2013)

Not Rated | 84 min | Documentary, Drama

Gold, an obsession of men and nations; a symbol of wealth and power. But for Diodora, Gregoria, Crisanta and the people living near the Marlin Mine in Guatemala's highlands, gold represents... See full summary »

Directors: J.T. Haines, Tommy Haines, Andrew Sherburne | Stars: James Anaya, Noam Chomsky, Charlie Clements, Nick Cullather

Votes: 33

The Garden of Steven (2012)

22 min | Short, Adventure, Comedy

A missionary walks into a bar...

Directors: Chris Keener, Robert Shore | Stars: John Dow, Ian Fay, Roberto Diaz Gomar, Randy Guerra

Votes: 32

Guatemala: Corazón del Mundo Maya (2019)

67 min | Documentary

From Sierra de las Minas to Esquipulas, this documentary explores the cultural and geological riches of Guatemala, including the ancient Mayan cities and other natural wonders.

Directors: Luis Ara, Ignacio Jaunsolo

Votes: 119

Martin & Margot or There's No One Around You (2019)

93 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

Martin and Margot are two writers traveling through Guatemala to find La Bestia, the mythological poet that brought them together. In their journey their relationship and future will be compromised by an unexpected pregnancy.

Director: Chris Kummerfeldt Quiroa | Stars: Julian Root, Emily K. Rose

Votes: 22

Paloma herida (1963)

85 min

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Director: Emilio Fernández | Stars: Patricia Conde, Emilio Fernández, Andrés Soler, Noé Murayama

Votes: 27

The Meaning (2013)

94 min | Documentary, Biography, History

The Meaning is a documentary film produced by Christians, Atheists and other various faiths about bringing people together in this 'war on religion.' We share ideas to gain understanding, ... See full summary »

Director: Ian J. Keeney

Votes: 16

Exorcismo Documentado (2012)

116 min | Horror

While a sixteen year old girl is possessed by an evil spirit, her mother tries to find help, but everything goes wrong with horrible consequences.

Director: Rodrigo Estrada Alday | Stars: Daniela Castillo, José Manuel de la Puente, Roberto Díaz Gomar, William García Silva

Votes: 50

I Will Be Murdered (2013)

85 min | Documentary, News, Romance

The fascinating story of Rodrigo Rosenberg, a Guatemalan lawyer who predicted his own death on YouTube, and the subsequent investigation that reached an unbelievable conclusion.

Director: Justin Webster | Stars: Rodrigo Rosenberg, Eduardo Rosenberg, Claudia Méndez, Otto Pérez Molina

Votes: 292

Caffeinated (2015)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, Adventure, News

Caffeinated tells the story of coffee through the perspectives of people who have dedicated their lives to it. At every step of the process, it's the hands that planted the seed, that roasted the beans, that crafted the drink that makes every cup of coffee a story worth telling.

Directors: Hanh Nguyen, Vishal Solanki | Stars: Jeremy Adams, Andrew Alcala, Sarah Allen, Graziano Boldrini

Votes: 129



The story of an Mayan pastor who led his people out a holocaust during Guatemala's internal conflict. Based on the book: Escaping the Fire.

Director: Kenneth Muller | Stars: Diego Alfonso, Fernando Cuautle, Pedro Javier Silva Lira, Saúl Lisazo

The Eye and The Wall

Sci-Fi | Post-production

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Director: Javier Del Cid | Stars: Juan Pablo Olyslager, Álvaro Sagone, Roberto Díaz Gomar, Juan Diego Rodriguez

September (2017)

70 min | Drama

The dying Guatemalan war veteran agrees to accompany a girl searching for information about her grand father, his comrade in arms. Flash backs show the campaign the men fought in when young.

Director: Kenneth Muller | Stars: Costanza Andrade, Tuti Furlan, Saúl Lisazo, Juan Antonio Llanes

Votes: 184

Marimbas from Hell (2010)

74 min | Documentary, Comedy, Drama

Don Alfonso is a deliveryman. He also plays marimbas, the traditional Guatemalan instrument. He is used to play a folkloric musical show in one of the fancy hotel of Guatemala City. He ... See full summary »

Director: Julio Hernández Cordón

Votes: 154

Gunpowder Heart (2019)

87 min | Drama

Two girlfriends try find a way to cope with the trauma of sexual violence.

Director: Camila Urrutia | Stars: Andrea Henry, Vanessa Hernández, Mauricio González

Votes: 99

The Engineer (2013)

Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

Israel Ticas is the only criminologist working in one of Latin America's most dangerous countries. In El Salvador, one child goes missing every three minutes*. Many children are killed by ... See full summary »

Directors: Mathew Charles, Juan Luis Passarelli

Votes: 41

Puro Mula (2011)

90 min | Comedy

Joel Fonseca is a 28 year old slacker who gets up every morning to drink beer and play his guitar. One day his routine is interrupted by his older sister who asks him to take care of her 6 ... See full summary »

Director: Enrique Pérez Him | Stars: Domingo Lemus, Daneri Gudiel, Jairon Salguero, Roberto Díaz Gomar

Votes: 167

Los gigantes no existen (2017)

82 min | Drama

Guatemala, in the 80s. The worst days of the Civil war. Andrés is 9 years old. He lives with Pedro González, one of the men who massacred all the women and children in his village. Andrés ... See full summary »

Director: Chema Rodríguez | Stars: Rafael Rojas, Luis Carlos Pineda, Marta Tuyuc, Jesús Tecú

Votes: 50

Sin Ruta (2012)

21 min | Short, Drama

Sin Ruta is a two-way narrative attempting to open up the discussion on illegal migration across two worlds and reflect on social issues in smaller countries. Teo is a gay musician from the... See full summary »

Director: Luis Fernando Midence | Stars: Juan Pablo Asturias, Andrea Castillo, Pablo Castillo, Oscar Clavería

Votes: 34

El silencio de Neto (1994)

106 min | Drama

A boy struggles against his stifling family life during the 1954 Guatemala coup.

Director: Luis Argueta | Stars: Óscar Javier Almengor, Pablo Arenales, Hector Argueta, Cristina Arqueta

Votes: 146

The Ghosts (2020)

76 min | Drama

Koki makes a living in Guatemala City by winning the trust of people while arranging the theft of their possessions. By day he is a guide to tourists who get mugged at gunpoint, by night he... See full summary »

Director: Sebastian Lojo | Stars: Marvin Navas, Carlos Morales El Punisher, Daniela Castillo

Votes: 20

Cápsulas (2011)

103 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

FONSI is an apparently privileged 12 year old boy. As we get to know his dysfunctional family, his world begins to crumble in a matter of hours. Due to a series of unexpected events, each ... See full summary »

Director: Verónica Riedel | Stars: Sofía Arévalo, Giacomo Buonafina, Carolina Cuervo, Sebastián Gereda

Votes: 26

Hunting Party (2015)

105 min | Comedy, Romance

Five friends go out for the best night of their lives and their last together. To hunt for love, cheap drinks and salvation.

Director: Chris Kummerfeldt Quiroa | Stars: Alex Ramos Alvarez, Fernando Franco, Pedro Javier Silva Lira, Fernando Marroquín

Votes: 49

Estrellas de La Línea (2006)

95 min | Documentary

A documentary on Guatemalan sex workers who formed a soccer team in 2004 and joined their local five-a-side league. The league's organizer expelled them when their profession was revealed, bringing about a media frenzy.

Director: Chema Rodríguez | Star: José Ramón de la Morena

Votes: 107

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

Votes: 30

Gallo gallina

Drama | Pre-production

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Director: Verónica Riedel

Tierra de Nadie (2015)


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Director: Rafael Rosal

Captain Orellana and the Possessed Village (2012)


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Director: Javier Tessari | Stars: Andrea Ayala, Jorge Bac, Yolanda Coronado, José Mario Massella

Votes: 20

La Camioneta: The Journey of One American School Bus (2012)
83 metascore

La Camioneta: The Journey of One American School Bus (2012)

TV-PG | 71 min | Documentary

Every day dozens of decommissioned school buses leave the United States on a southward migration that carries them to Guatemala, where they are repaired, repainted, and resurrected as the ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Kendall

Votes: 130

Maximón: santo o diablo (2014)

66 min | Documentary, History

MAXIMON - Devil or Saint (66min.) is a documentary about the controversial Mayan deity, also known as San Simon or the drinking and smoking saint of Guatemala. He is a mixture of ancient ... See full summary »

Directors: Robert Flanagan, Suzan Al-Doghachi

The Beast (2010)

Not Rated | 77 min | Documentary, Drama

A journey of hope and dead.

Director: Pedro Ultreras

Votes: 54


Short, Documentary

"Sarna" reflects on the human condition in a non-human environment. A story of howls, barks and desolate glances in the outskirts of the Pan American Highway where most of its inhabitants ... See full summary »

Director: Josue Garcia Prado | Star: Joana Mariel Madrid

When the Mountains Tremble (1983)

Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary

A documentary on the war between the Guatemalan military and the Mayan population, with firsthand accounts by Nobel Peace Prize winner Rigoberta Menchu.

Directors: Newton Thomas Sigel, Pamela Yates | Stars: Rigoberta Menchú, Susan Sarandon

Votes: 151

Political Asylum (1975)

PG | 89 min | Drama

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Director: Manuel Zecena Diéguez | Stars: Rossano Brazzi, Cameron Mitchell, Emilio Fernández, Flor Procuna

Guatemala 1982 (2018)

115 min | Drama

Adrian Morales goes to the town of Jiutiapa, after his father ordered him to do so. He had the task to pick up identification cards needed to carry arms. Colonel Fuentes, friend of his ... See full summary »

Director: Miguel Ángel Rodríguez | Stars: Alejandro Tommasi, Isela Vega, Adrian Morales, Miguel Ángel Rodríguez

Votes: 9

UNDOCUMENTED (una pelicula by Justin Malone) (2010)

95 min | Documentary, News

Independent Film uncovering all truth on all sides of illegal immigration in America.

Director: Justin Malone | Star: Justin Malone

Luz (III) (2019)

84 min | Sci-Fi

Luz is a latin american sci-fi/magical realism story about a physicist whose father was murdered during the Guatemalan civil war. In an attempt to reconnect with his father's energy he ... See full summary »

Director: Javier Borrayo | Stars: Daniela Berger, Musika Castellanos, Byron Marmol, Jose Peñalonzo

Votes: 14

Lolita (2018)

8 min | Short, Drama

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Director: Alejandra Valdez | Star: Alex Ramos Alvarez

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