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: 86,302 | Gross: $0.24M

La Llorona (2019)

97 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

An aging paranoid dictator, protected by an witchcrafting wife, faces death and the uprise of his people in Guatemala.

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

Votes: 376

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: 690

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: 4,347

José (II) (2018)
75 metascore

José (II) (2018)

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: 270

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: 2,570 | 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: 463

Our Mothers (2019)
59 metascore

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: Aurelia Caal, Emma Dib, Julio Serrano Echeverría, Armando Espitia

Votes: 292

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: 4,612

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: 219 | Gross: $0.02M

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: 61

Gunpowder Heart (2019)

87 min | Drama

Two girlfriends find a way to cope with a being victims of sexual violence.

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

Votes: 92

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

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: 171

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: 52

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: 15

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: 155

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: 15

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: 9

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: 38

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: 120

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: 278

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: 144

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: 215

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

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, Andrés Toz, Jesús Tecú

Votes: 44

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: 145



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

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: 18

Granito (2011)
49 metascore

Granito (2011)

Not Rated | 103 min | Documentary, Crime, History

A story of destinies joined by Guatemala's past, and how a documentary film intertwined with a nation's turbulent history emerges as an active player in the present.

Director: Pamela Yates

Votes: 92 | Gross: $0.04M

Sra. Genovese (2018)

TV-14 | 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, Mariannela Arguello

Votes: 8

The Return of Elder Pingree -- Memoir of a Departed Mormon (2019)

84 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

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

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: 145

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

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

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: 129

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

Return of the Spider Monkeys (2016)

44 min | Documentary

A female black-handed spider monkey named Infinity was stolen from the Guatemalan jungle as a baby. Now it is time for her to return to the Maya rainforest. After an 7-year rehabilitation, ... See full summary »

Director: Michael J. Sanderson | Stars: Hayley Atwell, Michael J. Sanderson, Ana Luisa Santos

Votes: 15

La satánica (1973)

90 min | Drama, Mystery

A woman has got a sugar-daddy paying her bills, and while she's stringing him along, she meets somebody her own age that she truly falls in love. And it turns out he's the son of her rich dude.

Director: Alfredo B. Crevenna | Stars: Norma Lazareno, Ana Luisa Peluffo, Raúl Ramírez, Marcela Daviland

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: 33

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

The Last Out (2020)

107 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

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: 15

The Beast (2010)

Not Rated | 77 min | Documentary, Drama

A journey of hope and dead.

Director: Pedro Ultreras

Votes: 54

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

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

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: 15

La Prenda (2015)

78 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

Karin Gramajo's life drastically changed when her teenage cousin Kelly was brutally kidnapped and murdered. Despite death threats, the single mother then decided to study to become a lawyer... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Cosme Delaloye

Votes: 9

The Things We Don't Say (2019)

7 min | Short, Drama

Imagine having an actual conversation after a one-night stand instead of just leaving after sex. This is what happens to Damian and Mateo, who met at a party and ended up in bed together. ... See full summary »

Director: Luis Fernando Midence | Stars: Erick Letona, Luis Vargas

Votes: 21

Ambiguity: Crónica de un Sueño Americano (2015)


Ambiguity is an action, drama, thriller, adventure film that brings to light the reality of illegal immigration to the US.

Director: Grisel Wilson | Stars: Hans Calderon, Juan Diego Rodriguez, Luigi Lanuza, Maria Alejandra Solorzano

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