Nicaragua (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

Freeway: Crack in the System (2015)

R | 103 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

FREEWAY: CRACK IN THE SYSTEM tells the story of broken dreams, drug dealers, dirty cops, and government complicity-more compelling than fiction, it's the real story behind America's longest... See full summary »

Director: Marc Levin | Stars: Michael Levine, 'Freeway' Ricky Ross, Eric Sterling

Votes: 711

Motherload (2019)

81 min | Documentary, Biography, History

Motherload is a crowdsourced documentary about a new mom's quest to understand and promote the cargo bike movement in a gas-powered, digital and divided world. As Liz explores the ... See full summary »

Director: Liz Canning

Las Sandinistas! (2018)

96 min | Documentary, History, War

LAS SANDINISTAS. uncovers a watershed moment in history when a group of Nicaraguan women shattered barriers to lead rebel troops in battle and reshape their country with landmark social ... See full summary »

Director: Jenny Murray | Stars: Dora Maria Tellez, Daisy Zamora

Votes: 69

Clean Hands (I) (2019)

98 min | Documentary

Shot over the course of seven years Clean Hands documents the human drama, personal struggle, innocence, and salvation of one family in Nicaragua surviving against the backdrop of Central America's largest garbage dump, La Chureca.

Director: Michael Dominic | Stars: Edgar Ezequiel Quintero Hernandez, Emmanuel Salvador Quintero Hernandez, Francisco Jose Quintero Hernandez, Zulemita Del Carmen Quintero Hernandez

Votes: 6

The Abolitionists (2016)

PG-13 | 85 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

On December 10th, 2013 Special Agent Tim Ballard turned in his Homeland Security badge and resigned from his employment with the United States government. He had spent over a decade ... See full summary »

Directors: Darrin Fletcher, Chet Thomas | Stars: Dutch Turley, Jaron Tree, Andrew Tashjian, Tim Ballard

Votes: 88

La Yuma (2009)

R | 90 min | Action, Drama

This is the story of Yuma a strong-willed and rebellious girl from the poor neighborhoods of Managua who dreams of being a boxer.

Director: Florence Jaugey | Stars: Alma Blanco, Rigoberto Mayorga, Gabriel Benavides, Juan Carlos García

Votes: 190

Big Brother Volcano (2017)

TV-MA | 87 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

When Alan's wife flakes on a last-ditch effort to save their marriage, he's joined by his all too eager brother-in-law Mike on a trip to Nicaragua's 'Mercado Village,' a hipster resort for American tourists. As the two settle in, they meet Barbara, an American ex-pat who co-founded Mercado Village years earlier as a utopian haven for artists and free spirits. As Alan's relationship with Barbara ... See full summary »

Director: Paul Briganti | Stars: Aya Cash, George Basil, Brandon Scott, Echo Kellum

Votes: 15

Heiress of the Wind (2017)

88 min | Documentary

Gloria's parents are revolutionary Sandinistas, fighting to liberate Nicaragua from dictatorship. In 1979, they finally succeed, plunging the nation into civil war. Living life on the front... See full summary »

Director: Gloria Carrión Fonseca

Votes: 7

Alsino and the Condor (1982)

PG | 89 min | Drama, War

Alsino, a boy of 10 or 12, lives with his grandmother in a remote area of Nicaragua. He's engulfed in the war between rebels and government troops when a US advisor orders the army to open ... See full summary »

Director: Miguel Littin | Stars: Dean Stockwell, Alan Esquivel, Carmen Bunster, Alejandro Parodi

Votes: 231

Outcasts (2016)

65 min | Documentary | Completed

In the 17th Chapter of St. Luke it is written: 'the Kingdom of God is within man' - not one man nor a group of men, but in all men.

Directors: Clifford Azize, Clifford Azize, Joseph Campo, Michael Campo

Votes: 10

Días de luz (2019)

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Directors: Gloria Carrión Fonseca, Julio López Fernández, Enrique Medrano, Mauro Borges Mora, Enrique Pérez Him, Sergio Ramírez | Stars: Mario Jaén, Karla Nuñez

El techo (2016)

Not Rated | 75 min | Drama

Three young Cubans crowded into a decaying neighborhood of Havana, imagine prosperous futures for themselves, as they struggle to meet the demands of everyday life.

Director: Patricia Ramos | Stars: Enmanuel Galbán, Andrea Doimeadiós, Jonathan Navarro Elóseguis, Noslen Sánchez

Votes: 43

The Economics of Happiness (2011)

67 min | Documentary, News

'The Economics of Happiness' features a chorus of voices from six continents calling for systemic economic change. The documentary describes a world moving simultaneously in two opposing ... See full summary »

Directors: Steven Gorelick, Helena Norberg-Hodge, John Page | Stars: Jan Barham, Ronald Colman, Eliana Amparo Apaza Espillico, Zac Goldsmith

Votes: 222

Sandino (1991)

135 min | Biography, Drama

The US tried to occupy Nicaragua in 1927. General Cesar Augusto Sandino and his guerrillas begin armed resistance.

Director: Miguel Littin | Stars: Kris Kristofferson, Joaquim de Almeida, Dean Stockwell, Ángela Molina

Votes: 87

La Pantalla Desnuda (2014)

TV-MA | 95 min | Drama

All over the world, love stories are written on the screens of mobile phones, but what happens when your privacy becomes public?

Director: Florence Jaugey | Stars: Paola Baldion, Óscar Sinela, Roberto Guillén, Salvador Espinoza

Votes: 50

Follow the Frog (2012)

4 min | Short, Action, Adventure

You hear that the rainforest is being destroyed at a staggering rate of 32 million acres a year. You feel bad, angry. Guilty. You want to do something about it. Well this is what you're not going to do.

Director: Max Joseph | Stars: Tim Rock, Laura Rossi

Votes: 10

Granada (2014)

14 min | Short, Action, Adventure | Completed

Ben Emory awakes in a foreign land, unaware of where he is and in desperate search of his family. It quickly becomes obvious he is not the only one looking for someone....

Director: Freddy Hernandez | Star: Scott Bready

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

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

El Pueblo Unido: Nicaragua's Revolt for Freedom

30 min | Documentary, Short | Post-production

El Pueblo Unido (The People United) is a visceral & emotionally resonating documentary that chronicles the Nicaraguan people's historic fight to overthrow President Daniel Ortega's regime ... See full summary »

Director: Jonathan Machado

Ombligo de Agua (2018)

23 min | Short, Drama

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Director: Laura Baumeister de Montis

Now That I've Found You (2016)

7 min | Short, Drama

A woman backpacking through Nicaragua tries to imagine a future beyond her failed marriage.

Director: Peter Huang | Stars: Ariel Ladret, Italia Ricci

Sexto sentido (2001–2005)

27 min | Drama

Anything can happen to Nicaragua's youth. Here's a tiny preview of their realities, their dreams and experiences. Everything was built from real Nicaraguan young men and women.

Stars: René Blanco, Bianka Campos, Elba Castillo, Icskra Díaz

Hasta Con las Uñas: Mujeres Cineastas de Nicaragua (2016)

Documentary, Short

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Director: Tania Romero | Stars: Maria Jose Alvarez, Rebeca Arcia, Perla Briceño, Martha Clarissa Hernandez


Drama | Filming

Three teenage firefighters in a small city in Nicaragua decide to break the mundanity of their everyday lives by starting their own emergencies. Their overzealous plan to become ... See full summary »

Director: Douglas Cushnie | Stars: Jestin Alex García, Missael Reyes, Celia Andino

After the Harvest: Fighting Hunger in the Coffeelands (2011)

22 min | Documentary, News

In a recent survey of small-scale coffee farmers in Mexico, Guatemala, and Nicaragua, over two-thirds said they were unable to maintain their normal diet for three to eight months of the ... See full summary »

Director: Brian Kimmel | Star: Susan Sarandon

Scared to Death (1992)

15 min | Short

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Director: Frank Pineda | Stars: Alan Bolt, Florence Jaugey

El hombre nuevo (2015)

79 min | Documentary

Stephania is a transvestite born in Nicaragua. As a boy, he was adopted by a couple of Uruguayan leftist activists in the midst of the Sandinista revolution. At the moment, Stephania earns ... See full summary »

Director: Aldo Garay | Star: Stephania Mirza Curbelo

Votes: 35

Sunflowers of Nicaragua (2017 TV Movie)

70 min | Documentary

Sixteen female sex workers have been named judicial aides by Nicaragua's Supreme Court to facilitate the resolution of conflicts that come up in their work. It is the first time in the ... See full summary »

Director: Florence Jaugey

Child's Play (2011)

19 min | Short, Thriller

When kids try to be grown ups.

Director: Jacques Toulemonde Vidal | Stars: Sergio Carvajal, Moises Gonzales, Henry Moises Gonzalez, Amel Restrepo

Votes: 19

El Engaño (2012)

Documentary, Short

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Director: Florence Jaugey

Karla's Arrival (2011)

90 min | Documentary, Drama

In Managua, Nicaragua, teenager Sujeylin Aguilar raises her newborn daughter Karla on the same streets she has been calling home for the past eight years. Based in a city park and part of a... See full summary »

Director: Koen Suidgeest | Star: Sujeylin Aguilar

Votes: 17

Paying the Price for Peace (2018)

117 min | Documentary, Biography, History

Vietnam veteran S. Brian Willson pays the price for peace by calling attention to the US government's defiance of international law through endless illegal wars.

Director: Bo Boudart | Stars: Medea Benjamin, Leah Bolger, Blase Bonpane, Roy Bourgeois

Votes: 6

Contracorriente la serie (2011– )


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Stars: Silvia Elena Balladares, Ivonne García, Tamara Salas, Amarilis Soza

Nicaragua... el sueño de una generación (2012)

70 min | Documentary, History

More than 30 years after the triumph of Sandinista Popular Revolution, Argentine 'internationalists' recall their own experience as being part of that Latin American heroic deed. For some ... See full summary »

Directors: Roberto Persano, Daniel Burak, Santiago Nacif Cabrera

Votes: 9

El center fielder (1985)

25 min | Short

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Director: Ramiro Lacayo-Deshon

The Bicycle City (2016)

61 min | Documentary

How the Bicycle Brought a War-Torn City New Life.

Director: Greg Sucharew

Habitados de olvido (2018)

100 min | Drama

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Director: Jan Kees de Rooy | Stars: Isaac Reyes, Salvador Espinoza, Daniele Ornatelli, Morella Hernández

Mission 10 Documentary (2012)

87 min | Documentary, Adventure, Family

A full-length documentary (90 min) covering 16 college student-led mission trips shot through the eyes of 9 student videographers at Southwestern A/G University. Armed with a backpack of ... See full summary »

Votes: 13

Saltwater Buddha (2015)

60 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

After leaving a note for his family, a lost teenager runs away to Hawaii with just enough cash for a surfboard. Through surfing misadventures, zen monasteries, and travels, he finds his way home.

Director: Lara Popyack | Star: Jaimal Yogis

Votes: 5

Marias (2015)

75 min | Documentary, Drama, History

is a film about the feminine. Visiting the celebrations of the Virgin Mary's (Marias) from Brasil, Cuba, México, Peru and Nicarágua, the director Joana Mariani observes the similarities and... See full summary »

Directors: Joana Mariani, Leticia Giffoni

Votes: 62

De niña a madre (2005)

45 min | Documentary

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Director: Florence Jaugey

Betún y Sangre (1990)

Short, Drama

A small shoe shiner who meets a newlywed couple, an Army captain and his beautiful wife. When the troops go mountain under Captain, He decides to follow them . But the war is not as he was imagined.

Director: Frank Pineda | Stars: Pilar Aguirre, Mauricio Alvarado, Florence Jaugey, Baltazar Lopez

2 Degrees (2013)

90 min | Documentary, History

2 Degrees is about nothing less than the fight for the health of the planet we call home. The abstract idea of climate change is explored through the weaving of real and emotional journeys ... See full summary »

Directors: Jeff Canin, Conan Fitzpatrick, Vanessa Gorman, Pele Safra | Star: Mick O'Regan

A Quiet Inquisition (2014)

Not Rated | 65 min | Documentary, Drama, History

Dr. Carla Ceratto is an OBGYN doctor who works in a public hospital in Managua, Nicaragua and who struggles with Nicaragua law about terminating pregnancy.

Directors: Holen Kahn, Alessandra Zeka | Star: Carla Ceratto

Votes: 6

El inmortal (2005)

78 min | Documentary

A family is torn apart by the conflict in Nicaragua, leaving brother fighting brother and illustrating religious manipulation, male chauvinism and poverty as part of the destructive legacy of war.

Director: Mercedes Moncada Rodríguez

Votes: 43

A speck of blue (2018 TV Movie)

54 min | Documentary | Completed

Does madness exist? A group of people suffering psychosocial disability express their views on what it's like to live with mental problems during a music workshop.

Director: Florence Jaugey

The Last Out (II)

107 min | Documentary, Sport | Post-production

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

Metal y vidrio (2004)

20 min | Short

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Director: Pierre Pierson | Star: Giovani Padilla

The Ghost of War (1988)

124 min | Musical, Drama

In this political thriller, Reynaldo, a young dancer from a resort area on Nicaragua's Caribbean coast, deserts his career to join his nation's fight against the American-backed Contras. ... See full summary »

Director: Ramiro Lacayo-Deshon | Stars: Elmer Macfield, Alenka Díaz, Manuel Poveda, Pilar Aguirre

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