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 | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

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: 84,708 | Gross: $0.24M

Temblores (2019)
83 metascore

Temblores (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, Mauricio Armas Zebadúa, Diane Bathen, María Telón

Votes: 200

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: 166

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: 4,094

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: 2,382 | 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: 415

The Weeping Woman (2019)

97 min | Drama, 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

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: 28

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: 4,518

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

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: 180 | Gross: $0.02M

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: 268

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: 10

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: 308

Trópico (2019)

Short, Crime

When 17 year old Axel finds out his girlfriend is pregnant, he tries to build a better future for them by accepting a dangerous "job" to make some extra money.

Director: Pedro H. Murcia | Stars: Beberlin Barrios, Diego Barrios, Tony Cardona, Yosmar Mejía



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

El triunfo de los campeones justicieros (1974)

TV-PG | 83 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Mano Negra envía un grupo de enanos a un laboratorio del gobierno para secuestrar al profesor Arego y obtener cierta fórmula, la cual descubren está dividida entre sus cuatro hijas. Una historia llena de mucha acción.

Director: Rafael Lanuza | Stars: Blue Demon, Superzan, Elsa Cárdenas, El Fantasma Blanco,

Votes: 28

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: 137

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, José Javier Martínez, Andrés Toz, Marta Tuyuc

Votes: 33

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: 142

Amor en las nubes (1968)

85 min | Adventure, Romance

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Director: Manuel Zecena Diéguez | Stars: Alejandro Algara, Barbara Angely, Fernando Curiel, Eric del Castillo

Votes: 13

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: 27

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

Gasolina (2008)

Unrated | 71 min | Drama

Three middle-class teenagers out on a high-octane ride to hell outside the safety of their "colonia".

Director: Julio Hernández Cordón | Stars: Jose Andres Chamier, Carlos Dardon, Francisco Jacome, Carlos del Valle

Votes: 142

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: 11

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: 178

2012: The True Mayan Prophecy (2010)

50 min | Documentary

What do the Mayans really say about 2012? Is the world going to end on December 21, 2012? Learn more from the most famous Maya in the world, 1992 Nobel Peace Prize winner Rigoberta Menchu Tum, and her Mayan elders.

Director: Dawn Gifford Engle | Stars: Rigoberta Menchú, The Dalai Lama, Desmond Tutu, Jeffrey Atherton

Votes: 9

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

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: 112

The Greatest House in the World (2015)

76 min | Drama

Rocio, a Maya Mam girl, lives in the mountains with her mother, who is pregnant and her granny. Due to an early delivery from her mother, Rocio is stuck with caring for a herd of sheep, the... See full summary »

Directors: Ana V. Bojórquez, Lucía Carreras | Stars: Gloria López, María López, Elder Escobedo, Myriam Bravo

Votes: 32

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: 137

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

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: 6

Hasta el sol tiene manchas (2012)

62 min | Documentary

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Director: Julio Hernández Cordón

Votes: 16

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: 33

Polvo (2012)

80 min | Drama

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

Votes: 25

Ojalá el sol me esconda

Western | Post-production

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Director: Julio Hernández Cordón | Stars: Cecilia Porras, Andrea Ixchiú, Héctor Mazariegos

Sra. Genovese (2018)

13 min | Short, Action

After watching an infomercial about traveling an old woman decides to escape from the retirement home to make her dreams come true.

Director: Daniela Arguello | Stars: Carmen del Valle, Hector Aldana, Pablo Arenales, Enrique Arguello

Lo Que Ocultan Las Tinieblas (2019)

11 min | Short, Horror, Thriller | Completed

After surviving the threat that almost wipes the entire human race, a couple struggles to maintain their relationship without destroying each other after the unwelcome visit of a stranger.

Director: Romeo López Aldana | Stars: José Mario Massella, Alexandra Flores, Mirza Garcia

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: 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

W2MW: Welcome to My World (2016)

85 min | Drama, Music

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Director: Rafael Tres | Stars: Larissa Del Pozo, Juan Jose Muralles, Juan Pablo Olyslager, Jose Miguel Orozco

Votes: 7

Verte (2018)

Short, Thriller

A young popular college girl will discover a new and horrifying way of seeing herself.

Director: Alejandro Sanchéz | Star: Salma Gourain Bezanilla

Votes: 6

Howl (II) (2015)

24 min | Short, Biography, Drama

Vicente is a teenager in Guatemala City who wants to play professional soccer. When presented with the opportunity to trained by Lobo, a neighborhood coach at a soccer academy, he jumps at ... See full summary »

Director: M.D. Neely | Stars: Sara Nicole Carrera, Jorge Contreras, Brandon López, Brenda Lara Markus

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

Extended Family (2012)

23 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

Extended Family is a personal story about the links between adoptive and birth families of children adopted from Guatemala. It explores whether adoptive families should search for their ... See full summary »

Directors: J Baab, Jill Hodges

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

BBOY for LIFE (2012)

84 min | Documentary, Adventure, Crime

Bboy for life is a powerful story on how the lives of break dancers in Guatemala City are affected by the worlds most dangerous gangs.

Director: Coury Deeb | Stars: Bunny, Cheez, Curly, Gato

Votes: 19

La casa de enfrente (2004)

75 min

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

Votes: 35

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