Guarani (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
The Mission (1986)
7.4
55 metascore

The Mission (1986)

PG | 125 min | Adventure, Drama, History

Eighteenth century Spanish Jesuits try to protect a remote South American tribe in danger of falling under the rule of pro-slavery Portugal.

Director: Roland Joffé | Stars: Robert De Niro, Jeremy Irons, Ray McAnally, Aidan Quinn

Votes: 53,915 | Gross: $17.22M

The Heiresses (2018)
6.7
77 metascore

The Heiresses (2018)

98 min | Drama

Chela and Chiquita are both descended from wealthy families in Asunción and have been together for over 30 years. But recently, their financial situation has worsened and they begin selling... See full summary »

Director: Marcelo Martinessi | Stars: Ana Brun, Margarita Irun, Ana Ivanova, Nilda Gonzalez

Votes: 2,480 | Gross: $0.08M

The Fish Child (2009)

Not Rated | 96 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

A desperate love story between two young girls of extremely different social backgrounds who, unable to find a place for their love in the world they live in, are pushed to commit a crime.

Director: Lucía Puenzo | Stars: Inés Efron, Mariela Vitale, Pep Munné, Diego Velázquez

Votes: 2,102

7 Boxes (2012)
7.1
72 metascore

7 Boxes (2012)

TV-14 | 105 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

Víctor receives an unusual proposal, to carry 7 boxes of unknown content through the Market Number 4 but things get complicated along the way.

Directors: Juan Carlos Maneglia, Tana Schémbori | Stars: Celso Franco, Víctor Sosa, Lali Gonzalez, Nico García

Votes: 5,064

Ardor (2014)
5.1
48 metascore

Ardor (2014)

R | 101 min | Drama, Western

A mysterious man emerges from the Argentinean rainforest to help a poor farmer and his daughter, who are threatened by a band of mercenaries hired to force them to sell their land.

Director: Pablo Fendrik | Stars: Gael García Bernal, Alice Braga, Claudio Tolcachir, Chico Díaz

Votes: 759

Paulina (2015)
6.6
70 metascore

Paulina (2015)

Not Rated | 103 min | Drama, Thriller

An intellectual young law student who renounces a promising career to become a schoolteacher in a remote poor village is forced to make a puzzling decision, in the aftermath of her rape.

Director: Santiago Mitre | Stars: Dolores Fonzi, Oscar Martínez, Esteban Lamothe, Cristian Salguero

Votes: 1,378

Witness of Another World (2018)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, Mystery

Juan lives a solitary existence on a remote farm ever since he witnessed a UFO event. Filmmaker Alan Stivelman -together with the help of famous astrophysicist Jacques Vallée- begin an epic... See full summary »

Director: Alan Stivelman | Stars: Hernan Abraham, Lucas Abraham, Nestor Berlanda, Juan Perez

Votes: 75

Las Acacias (2011)
6.8
77 metascore

Las Acacias (2011)

Not Rated | 82 min | Drama

Reluctantly, a dour long-distance truck driver agrees to give a lift to a Paraguayan single mother and her five-month-old daughter to Buenos Aires. Can the palpable silence soften up the taciturn trucker's sullen heart?

Director: Pablo Giorgelli | Stars: Germán de Silva, Hebe Duarte, Nayra Calle Mamani, Matilde Jazmín Mamani

Votes: 2,185

Dos Otoños en Paris (2020)

100 min | Drama | Completed

A young political refugee escapes to Paris, persecuted by the Paraguayan dictatorship, falls in love with a young law student, but must decide her future, without forgetting her struggle for freedom.

Director: Gibelys Coronado | Stars: Maria Antonieta Hidalgo, Francisco Villarroel, Slavko Sorman, Raúl Amundaray

Los Muertos (2004)
6.8
81 metascore

Los Muertos (2004)

78 min | Drama

Vargas, a 54 year old man, gets out of jail in the prvince of Corrientes, Argentina. Once released, he wants to find his now adult daughter, who lives in a swampy and remote area. To get ... See full summary »

Director: Lisandro Alonso | Stars: Argentino Vargas, Francisco Dornez, Yolanda Galarza, Víctor Varela

Votes: 1,019

The Gold Seekers (2017)

TV-14 | 102 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

Los Buscadores follows Manu (Tomás Arredondo), a newspaper delivery boy who lives in La Chacarita and works in the outskirts of Asunción, who one day receives a book that talks about the ... See full summary »

Directors: Juan Carlos Maneglia, Tana Schémbori | Stars: Tomás Arredondo, Cecilia Torres, Christian Ferreira, Mario Toñanez

Votes: 314

Birdwatchers (2008)

Unrated | 104 min | Drama

When a tribe of indigenous Guarani Indians attempts to re-inhabit their ancestral land, which lies on the border of a wealthy landowner's fields, tensions escalate.

Director: Marco Bechis | Stars: Claudio Santamaria, Alicélia Batista Cabreira, Chiara Caselli, Pedro Abrísio da Silva

Votes: 807

Morgue (I) (2019)

Horror, Thriller

The story is about a night that Diego Martínez is locked inside the morgue of the Regional Hospital of Encarnación and recounts the paranormal events that the security guard spent.

Director: Hugo Cardozo | Stars: Francisco Ayala, María del Mar Fernández, Abel Martínez, Pablo Martínez

Votes: 17

The Returned (2019)

92 min | Drama, Horror

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Director: Laura Casabe | Stars: Alberto Ajaka, Edgardo Castro, Javier Drolas, Lali Gonzalez

Votes: 9

Mangoré (2015)

93 min | Biography

A film about real life musician Augustin Barrios Mangore, an influential and important composer and classical guitarist from Paraguay.

Director: Luis R. Vera | Stars: Damián Alcázar, Rafael Alfaro, Clotilde Cabral, Manuel Cuenca

Votes: 42

Martírio (2016)

162 min | Documentary

A analysis about the violence and the struggle suffered by the Guarani Kaiowá group, one of the biggest Indian populations of Brazil.

Directors: Vincent Carelli, Tatiana Almeida, Ernesto de Carvalho | Stars: Celso Aoki, Myriam Medina Aoki, Oriel Benites, Vincent Carelli

Votes: 159

El trueno entre las hojas (1957)

95 min | Drama

It tells the story of how the industrial revolution came in a little town of Paraguay

Director: Armando Bo | Stars: Armando Bo, Isabel Sarli, Andrés Lazlo, Manuel Arguello

Votes: 69

Luna de cigarras (2014)

TV-MA | 87 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

A young American man comes to Paraguay to seal a deal and start a new business venture. The opportunity he represents creates a competition within a group that unexpectedly takes him on a journey into the bowels of the underworld.

Director: Jorge Diaz de Bedoya | Stars: Andrea Quattrocchi, Lali Gonzalez, Nathan Christopher Haase, Ana Ivanova

Votes: 86

Beyond the Grave (2010)

89 min | Action, Crime, Horror

In a devastated post-apocalyptic world where the rules of reality are transformed by magic and madness, a vengeful police officer searches for a possessed serial killer in a battle of the not-so-good versus absolute evil.

Director: Davi de Oliveira Pinheiro | Stars: Rafael Tombini, Álvaro Rosa Costa, Ricardo Seffner, Amanda Lerias

Votes: 195

Paraguayan Hammock (2006)

78 min | Drama

Set in 1935, a couple of aged smallholders are waiting for their son, for rain, for better days.

Director: Paz Encina | Stars: Ramon Del Rio, Georgina Genes, Jorge López

Votes: 446

La burrerita de Ypacaraí (1962)

95 min | Crime, Drama, Musical

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Director: Armando Bo | Stars: Isabel Sarli, Luis Alberto del Paraná, Ernesto Baez, Emigdia Reisofer

Votes: 31

Cara sucia (2019)

Animation, Adventure

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Director: Gastón Gularte | Stars: Isabella Caminos Bragatto, Matías de Jesús, Ana Fernández, Gustavo Garzón

Yvy Maraey (2013)

107 min | Drama

A filmmaker tracing the steps of Swedish explorer Erland Nordeskiold travels with a Guarani Indian from the highlands of La Paz to the swamps in the forests of South Eastern Bolivia, a ... See full summary »

Director: Juan Carlos Valdivia | Stars: Juan Carlos Valdivia, Elio Ortíz, Felipe Román, Francisco Acosta

Votes: 79

La Chiperita (2015)

65 min | Romance

This movie is about the life and love of a Chiperita. She makes and sells Chipa In the morning and tries to win the heart of the man she loves in the evenings.

Director: Hugo Cataldo | Stars: Rafael Alfaro, Bruno Sosa Bofinger, Hebe Duarte, Patty Paredes

Votes: 14

Guaraní (2016)

85 min | Drama

Atilio lives with his granddaughter Iara. His great desire is to have a grandson to transmit the Guarani culture. When he discovers that Iara's mother, Helena, is pregnant, he decides to go... See full summary »

Director: Luis Zorraquin | Stars: Jazmin Bogarin, Hebe Duarte, Emilio Barreto

Votes: 34

Killing the Dead (2019)

87 min | Thriller

In 1978, Paraguay lives a dictatorship and, clandestinely, two men bury corpses. But one day they find a man who is still breathing. They have to kill him, but they never killed anyone before.

Director: Hugo Giménez | Stars: Ever Enciso, Aníbal Ortiz, Silvio Rodas, Jorge Román

Votes: 8

Fuertes (2019)

109 min | Sport, War

When war broke out, a group of soccer players changed the playing field for the battlefield to win one of the most remembered battles in the history of Bolivia. Based on real events, FUERTES tells a glorious episode of courage and passion.

Director: Oscar Salazar Crespo | Stars: Luigi Antezana, Fernando Arze Echalar, Pedro Grossman, Raúl 'Pitín' Gómez

My Blood is Red (2019)

Documentary

A young indigenous rapper tries to find his identity amidst the genocide of his people.

Directors: Tiago Dezan, Graciela Guarani, Marcelo Vogelaar | Stars: Criolo, Sonia Guajajara, Vincent Carelli, Werá Jeguaka Mirim

Cerro Cora (1978)

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Director: Guillermo Vera | Stars: Roberto De Felice, Rosa Ros, Pedro Ignacio Aceval, Alba Aguayo

Votes: 23

Orsai (2019)

100 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

Rafael is the oldest brother of a close family belonging to generation of Olimpia Soccer club fans, he is in charge of managing the family's mini market. Due to his brothers mistake he ... See full summary »

Director: Emiliano Gómez | Stars: Rafael Alfaro, Paola Maltese, Héctor Silva, Martín Oviedo

Votes: 12

Truenos (2017)

92 min

The story of overcoming of a young mechanic, Maxi Silva, passionate about the world of car racing and always dreamed of competing in the "Thunder Cup".

Director: Mario Goia | Stars: Danna Arus, Juanse Buzo, Alicia Chena, Clarisa da Costa

Boquerón (I) (2015)

Action, Drama, History

Bolivia vs Paraguay, chaco war,

Director: Tonchy Antezana | Stars: Alejandro Loayza, Mamani Elmer, Elmer Mamani, Sergio Grajeda

Votes: 19

Latas Vacías (2014)

72 min | Mystery

Alfonso, a seeker of "plata yvyguy" (buried treasures of the War of the Triple Alliance), is struck by tragedy. Flee the field and its painful past to take refuge in the city of Coronel Oviedo, where it survives as recycling landfill.

Director: Hérib Godoy | Stars: Fátima Aquino, Sergio Cardozo, Blas Filártiga, Máximo Florentín

Votes: 20

Caracol Guasu (2021)

Adventure, Comedy, Drama | Pre-production

A writer visits a psychiatric hospital in Paraguay where he meets a peasant who has been discharged yet remains hospitalized and despite not being able to communicate in the same language, ... See full summary »

Director: Sergio Marcos | Stars: Denise Dorado, Brett Justin Koppel, David Ghilardi, Javier Morga

El invierno de Gunter (2007)

90 min | Drama

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Director: Galia Giménez | Stars: Emilio Barreto, Victor Bohbout Chávez, Manuel Cuenca, Miguel Ferreira

Hoteles (2004)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

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Director: Aldo Paparella | Stars: Noemí Amaya, Juárez Anahí, Noemi Anaya, Carla Bandirali

Votes: 29

A Cafetina de Meninas Virgens (1981)

92 min | Crime

This film name was "Kapanga" in Paraguay, the country that was filmed.

Directors: Agenor Alves, Guillermo Vera | Stars: Juan Ramon Benitez, Cinira Camargo, Renée Casemart, Roberto De Felice

Guarani, People of the Selva (2006)

Not Rated | 52 min | Documentary

Penty and his family are members of the Guarani tribe from the community of Bameno in the heart of the Amazon forest. They live in the selva, in a region that has been preserved from modern... See full summary »

Director: Marc Simonnet

Votes: 5

Verdad oculta (1993– )

Comedy

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Stars: Manuel Cuenca, Carlos Gómez, Sonia Marchewka, Carlos Piñanez

Gritos del Monday (2016)

Horror

A group of students of the environmental engineering career go to the neighborhood of the Monday River to do a job, during the night they hear a scream, Viviana (the protagonist) witnesses ... See full summary »

Director: Hector XIIX Rodriguez | Stars: Clotilde Cabral, Solange Mendez Flores, Ana Ivanova, Katia Marmori

Votes: 17

Piel naranja (1975– )

60 min | Drama, Romance

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Stars: Marilina Ross, Arnaldo André, Raúl Rossi, China Zorrilla

Votes: 6

O Último Cão de Guerra (1979)

92 min | Crime

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Director: Tony Vieira | Stars: Hitagibe Carneiro, Renée Casemart, Heitor Gaiotti, Christina Kristner

Votes: 11

Ka'avo (2021)

Action | Completed

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Director: Hector XIIX Rodriguez

Karai norte (2009)

19 min | Short

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Director: Marcelo Martinessi | Stars: Lidia Vda. de Cuevas, Arturo Fleitas

Votes: 18

El pueblo (1971)

40 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Carlos Saguier

Raising Resistance (2011)

Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary

Paraguay's lush soy farms are battlegrounds between huge agri-business and small farmers. The GMO beans fatten up cattle in rich countries so steaks remain cheap. But the pesticides used ... See full summary »

Directors: David Bernet, Bettina Borgfeld | Stars: Geronimo Arevalos, Nelson Arevalos, Silvia Arevalos, Roger N. Beachy

Votes: 36

Requiem (2002)

91 min | Drama, War

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Director: Galia Giménez | Stars: Manuel Cuenca, Manuel Rodríguez, Clara Benítez, Silvino Alegre

Votes: 5

Rúa (2015)

Documentary

The entire Itaguazu community of Paraguay works throughout the year, in preparation for the festivities of San Pedro and San Pablo. The rituals are inherited from the Guaraní Indians and ... See full summary »

Director: Daniela Candia

Calle última (2010)

20 min | Short

Miriam is thirteen years of age. Today could be her last day at school. This film follows her day - with all its ups and downs - and describes her efforts to find acceptance. The young ... See full summary »

Director: Marcelo Martinessi | Stars: Lorena Esquivel, Jorge Rojas, Lorena Vera

Votes: 11

Our Indians (1995)

70 min | Documentary

Collage of many films, documenting the presence of Brazilian Indian in movies, since 1912, year of the first documented appearance.

Director: Sylvio Back | Stars: Roberto Bonfim, Elmo Califontes, Reginaldo Calmon, Arduíno Colassanti

Votes: 28

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