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)
6.4
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: 88,228 | Gross: $0.24M

La Llorona (2019)
6.6
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: 4,030

Tremors (2019)
6.7
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: 1,033

Ixcanul (2015)
7.1
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: 2,792 | Gross: $0.29M

José (II) (2018)
6.9
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: 551

The Golden Dream (2013)
7.7
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: 4,581

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: 476

Nebaj (2019)

Drama

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

Living on One Dollar (2013)

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

Four young friends set out to live on just $1 a day for two months in rural Guatemala. Armed with only a video camera, they battle hunger, parasites, and extreme financial stress as they attempt to survive life on the edge.

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

Votes: 4,687

Our Mothers (2019)
6.6
59 metascore

Our Mothers (2019)

Not Rated | 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: 537

Finding Oscar (2016)
7.3
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: 251 | Gross: $0.02M

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: 25

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: 143

Guatemala: Heart of the Mayan World (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: 149

Vever (for Barbara) (2019)

12 min | Short

A cross-generational binding of three filmmakers seeking alternative possibilities to the power structures they are inherently part of. Each woman extends her reach to a subject she is ... See full summary »

Director: Deborah Stratman

Votes: 62

Trouble in New Castille (2019)

Short, Fantasy

Death is rather curious angel, he doesn't care if people are good or bad he only cares if they are entertaining, when he sees that the immortal witch tatuana, and brother Javier are getting... See full synopsis »

Director: Chris Kummerfeldt Quiroa | Stars: Alexis Pappas, Regina Bonifasi, Angel Funes, Rodolfo Espinosa

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: 17

Invisible Evidence (2003)

102 min | Drama

Visiting American journalist Johnson finds more in Guatemala than he's bargained for. His reporter contact is missing and nobody's looking for him; his first assignment is to meet with ... See full summary »

Director: Alejandro Castillo Close | Stars: R. Brandon Johnson, Arloa Reston, Jorge Pupo, Giacomo Buonafina

Votes: 22

A Trivial Exclusion (2009)

85 min | Action, Adventure

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Directors: Chase Sui Wonders, Jeannie Sui Wonders, Grant Sui, Clark Sui Wonders, Jackson Sui | Stars: Chase Sui Wonders, Jackson Sui, Jeannie Sui Wonders, Olivia Sui

Votes: 8

1991 (2021)

1991: Guatemala is at war, but this is not an issue for Daniel and his friends. All they want to do is have fun. They travel around with baseball bats, but their goal is not to play a game, they are on the hunt.

Director: Sergio Ramírez | Star: Juan Jose Muralles

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

Vever (2018)

Not Rated | 12 min | Documentary, Short

An inter-generational tribute to feminist icons of experimental film, and to the complexities, quandaries, and doubt involved in art-making.

Director: Deborah Stratman

Votes: 82

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: 147

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: 101

La Llorona: Sollozos de un Pueblo Herido (2020)

45 min | Documentary

An inside view at the making of the Golden Globe Nominee "La Llorona" by director Jayro Bustamante, exploring both the technical aspect and a deeper, more complex look into the Guatemalan Civil War and its repercussions.

Director: Romeo López Aldana | Stars: Jayro Bustamante, Eduardo Cáceres Staackmann, Gustavo Matheu, María Mercedes Coroy

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: 308

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: 53

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: 15

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: 130

En quête de sens (2015)

Not Rated | 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: 226

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: 152

Luz (III) (2019)

84 min | Sci-Fi

Simón is a physicist who measures the length of Karma in space-time. This opens a new perception of reality where everything will collapse. Justice, truth and knowledge are metaphical representations of reality.

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

Votes: 14

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: 51

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

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: 194

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: 22

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: 170

Border South (2019)

88 min | Documentary

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

Paloma herida (1963)

85 min

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

Votes: 27

Secuelas de la Cuarentena (2020)

Comedy, Drama, Mystery

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

The Beast (2010)

Not Rated | 77 min | Documentary, Drama

A journey of hope and dead.

Director: Pedro Ultreras

Votes: 55

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

Ovnis en Zacapa (2015)

90 min | Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller

UFO sightings are reported in northeastern Guatemala. Rober Daneri a frustrated college professor along with the production team of a sensationalist TV show embark on a supernatural journey... See full summary »

Director: Marcos Machado | Stars: Roberto Diaz, Alejandra Estrada, Daneri Gudiel, Domingo Lemus

Votes: 51

The Engineer (2013)

Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

Israel is El Salvador's only criminologist. In one of the world's most dangerous countries, his job is to unearth the hundreds murdered and buried by the rival gangs MS-13 and 18 Street.

Directors: Mathew Charles, Juan Luis Passarelli

Votes: 41

Lo Que Ocultan Las Tinieblas (2019)

11 min | Short, Horror, Thriller

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: Alexandra Flores, Mirza Garcia, José Mario Massella

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

La Camioneta: The Journey of One American School Bus (2012)
6.8
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

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: 30

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: 51

Toque de Queda (2011)

90 min | Thriller

In Guatemala, violence is contagious. The neighbors of Villas de La Esperanza, in fear of an eventual invasion of those infected by violence, arm themselves and patrol nights, risking their... See full summary »

Directors: Ray Figueroa, Elías Jiménez Trachtenberg | Stars: Juan Pablo Olyslager, Julio Serrano, Edgar Arreola, Jorge 'El Pumita' Asturias

Votes: 27

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