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: 84,991 | Gross: $0.24M

La Llorona (2019)

97 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

With the words "If you cry, I'll kill you" ringing in their ears, Alma and her sons are murdered in Guatemala's armed conflict. Thirty years later, a criminal case is brought against ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 94

Tremors (2019)
83 metascore

Tremors (2019)

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: 384

Our Mothers (2019)

78 min | Drama

Guatemala, 2018. The whole country is immersed in the trial of the soldiers who sparked the civil war. Victim statements come one after another. Ernesto is a young anthropologist working ... See full summary »

Director: Cesar Diaz | Stars: Emma Dib, Armando Espitia

Votes: 84

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: 4,137

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: 2,419 | 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: 420

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: 4,532

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: 185 | Gross: $0.02M

José (II) (2018)

85 min | Drama

José (19 years old) lives with his Mother (50s) in Guatemala City - a typical lower-class existence in one of the world's most dangerous, religious, and impoverished countries. She never ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 177

Lost Treasures of the Maya Snake Kings (2018)


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

Director: Ben Crichton | Star: Albert Yu-Min Lin

Votes: 14

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: 271

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, Marta Tuyuc, Jesús Tecú, Patricia Orantes

Votes: 36

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, Ale Mendoza

Votes: 315

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: 34

Martin & Margot or There's No One Around You

Adventure, Comedy, Drama | Post-production

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: Emily K. Rose, Julian Root

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: Fernando Franco, Pedro Javier Silva Lira, Fernando Marroquín, Camille Pellerin

Votes: 46

12 Segundos (2013)


After the disappearance of her boss, Selma feels the need to go find him. She travels to the mountains where she discovers a murder. Destiny forces her to face her fears and she learns that... See full summary »

Director: Kenneth Muller | Stars: Flor Payán, David Medel, Mario Zaragoza, Andrés Montiel

Votes: 138

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: 145



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

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: 113

Serpiente Emplumada (2019)

94 min | Documentary

Documentary about how the Mesoamerica jungle is being exploted. A history of a man searching to own nature, who through experiences of the unique and beautiful Quetzal bird, ends surrending to its mitical magic and freedom.

Director: Ricky Lopez Bruni | Stars: Francisco Asturias, Mercedes de la Garza, Richard Hansen, Fernando 'Fher' Olvera

Polvo (2012)

80 min | Drama

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Director: Julio Hernández Cordón | Stars: Alejandra Estrada, Fernando Martínez, Agustin Ortíz Pérez, Eduardo Spiegeler

Votes: 26

The Eye and The Wall

Sci-Fi | Post-production

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Director: Javier Del Cid | Stars: Juan Pablo Olyslager, Álvaro Sagone, Juan Diego Rodriguez, Yolanda Coronado

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: 38

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: 13

A Bridge Apart (2014)

56 min | Documentary, Drama, News

A Bridge Apart looks at the epic migration of immigrants from Central America and Mexico to the United States from the point of view of the migrants themselves. Haunting photography, ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Maniglia Jr. | Star: Edward James Olmos

Votes: 12

The Return of Elder Pingree

88 min | Documentary, Drama | Post-production

Lapsed Mormon Geoff Pingree retraces the steps he took twenty-five years ago in Guatemala as devout missionary 'Elder Pingree'. Combining archival material and contemporary footage as it ... See full summary »

Director: Geoff Pingree | Star: Geoff Pingree

Tariq's Cube (2017)

30 min | Documentary | Completed

TARIQ'S CUBE. A film that follows Tariq Ali into the world of speed-cubing as he comes to terms with personal tragedy and a complex multiracial identity as a young Muslim from Boston.

Director: Amina Chaudary

El capitan Orellana y la aldea endemoniada (2012)


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

Votes: 16

The Fourth World (2011)

Not Rated | 55 min | Documentary, Adventure, History

A quick look at the slums of Nairobi, Guatemala City, and Manila.

Director: Mark Volkers | Star: Mark Volkers

Votes: 29

En quête de sens (2015)

88 min | Documentary, Adventure

Two childhood friends travel the world to meet some of the greatest thinkers of our time. This incredible voyage, full of moments of doubt and moments of joy, will lead them to question the... See full summary »

Directors: Nathanaël Coste, Marc De La Ménardière, Nathanaël Coste, Marc de la Ménardière | Stars: Nathanaël Coste, Marc de la Ménardière, Hervé Kempf, Frédéric Lenoir

Votes: 179

Donde acaban los caminos (2004)

82 min | Drama

Donde acaban los caminos (Where the roads end) it's the encounter of two different worlds that live together but remain separated at the same time, since ancestral times. The doctor Raul ... See full summary »

Director: Carlos García Agraz | Stars: Giacomo Buonafina, Herbert Ignacio, Domingo Lemus, Audra Magermans

Votes: 32

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

V.I.P.: Very Important Prisoners (2007)

Not Rated | 98 min | Crime

Shot inside of one of Guatemala's most dangerous prisons, with it's inmate population as actors in the film. VIP is the story of Juan Ramos, Guatemala's sub accountant is arrested and ... See full summary »

Director: Elías Jiménez Trachtenberg | Stars: Juan Pablo Olyslager, Monica Palmieri, Jorge 'El Pumita' Asturias, Roberto Díaz Gomar

Votes: 14

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: 6

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: 128

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: 140

El Quetzal de Jade (2013)

Not Rated | 66 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

The murder of a rich man leads a private detective to Guatemala, where a seductive femme fatale pulls him into a tangled web of intrigue surrounding the priceless Mayan jade quetzal.

Directors: James Dastoli, Robert Dastoli | Stars: Luis Anguiano, Danny Ayala, Jose Barroso, Brett Ryan Bonowicz

Votes: 10

AbUSed: The Postville Raid (2011)

96 min | Documentary, History, News

It is at once an epic story of survival, hope, and humble aspirations, of triumph, defeat, and rebirth. The face of immigration is revealed through the gripping personal stories of the ... See full summary »

Director: Luis Argueta

Votes: 19

Abrazos (2014)

44 min | Documentary, Short

In the summer of 2013, 14 US Citizen Children, sons and daughters of unauthorized immigrant, travel from Minnesota to Guatemala to meet their grandparents -and in some cases, their siblings- for the first time.

Director: Luis Argueta

Votes: 8

Te Toca (2019)

11 min | Short, Drama

"Te Toca" (Your Turn) recounts Santiago's conflict in wanting to reveal something personal to his best friends and discovers that they themselves carry a lot of discrimination towards people with HIV.

Director: Luis Fernando Midence | Stars: María José Batres, Xiomara González, Marel Ramírez, Diego Sierra

Votes: 9

Aquí me quedo (2010)

70 min | Comedy

Paco is a quiet man who travels to Xela (Quetzaltenango) from the city to put ideas in order and his life in perspective now that the only thing he values in life, his wife Cusi, is ... See full summary »

Director: Rodolfo Espinosa | Stars: Beatriz del Cid, Carlos Hernandez, Andres Zea

Votes: 12

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: 134

Soy de Zacapa (2011)

113 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

Patricia Castañeda (Hamy Tejada) comes from a wealthy family in the picturesque Guatemalan province of Zacapa. She's madly in love with a cowboy, Emilio Aldana (Ricardo Godoy). Her father, ... See full summary »

Director: Mario Enriquez | Stars: Miguel Albizures, Diego Aldana, Mario Arnaldo Archila, Pamela Archila

La casa de enfrente (2004)

75 min

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Director: Elías Jiménez Trachtenberg | Stars: Yuliet Cruz, Maurice Echeverría, Juan Pablo Olyslager

Votes: 36

María en tierra de nadie (2011)

86 min | Documentary

It narrates the journey immigrants make to reach the american dream through the female face of this phenomenon. It gives heart wrenching stories of the women who made it to USA and those ... See full summary »

Director: Marcela Zamora

Votes: 5

Border South

88 min | Documentary | Post-production

Mexico and the United States crack down on the trails north, forcing immigrants into more dangerous territory. Told against the backdrop of the North American migrant trail, 'Border South' ... See full summary »

Director: Raul Paz Pastrana

The Champions Five Supermen (1972)

85 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

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Director: Federico Curiel | Stars: Blue Demon, Mil Máscaras, Yolanda Liévana, El Rayo de Jalisco

Votes: 29

Connected by Coffee (2014)

70 min | Documentary, Adventure

Connected By Coffee tells the story of Latin American coffee farmers and how our daily brew is deeply connected to a troubled past and hopeful future. Following a 1000-mile journey from ... See full summary »

Director: Aaron Dennis | Stars: Matt Earley, Chris Treter

Votes: 12

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