Latin America Political Moviesby pborozmen | created - 7 months ago | updated - 4 months ago | Public
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1. The Official Story (1985)
Not Rated | 112 min | Drama, History, War
During the final months of Argentinian Military Dictatorship in 1983, a high school teacher sets out to find out who the mother of her adopted daughter is.
Votes: 8,807 | Gross: $0.03M
2. Missing (1982)
PG | 122 min | Biography, Drama, History
When an idealistic American writer disappears during the Chilean coup d'état in September 1973, his wife and father try to find him.
Votes: 20,031 | Gross: $14.00M
3. La boca del lobo (1988)
TV-MA | 128 min | Drama, Action, War
The Peruvian anti-terrorist army takes control of a far away and unknown small village isolated in the Andes by the terrorist militia "Sendero Luminoso" (Shining Path), during the dirty war in Peru at 80's decade.
4. The Strategy of the Snail (1993)
116 min | Comedy, Drama
A group of tenants living in an old house are confronted with having to move out due to a renovation project the city has undertaken, but decide to unite and come up with a strategy.
5. Herod's Law (1999)
R | 123 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Mexico, 1949. The fable of a janitor turned Mayor on a little town lost in the Mexican desert, who gradually realizes how far his new acquainted power and corruption can get him.
6. The Dancer Upstairs (2002)
R | 132 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A police detective in a South American country is dedicated to hunting down a revolutionary guerilla leader.
Votes: 6,426 | Gross: $2.38M
7. Kamchatka (2002)
106 min | Drama
The film is seen through the eyes of a ten-year-old boy, Harry (Matías del Pozo), who does not know that Argentina's 1976 coup d'état is impacting his life. After witnessing the "... See full summary »
8. The Revolution Will Not Be Televised (2003)
Unrated | 74 min | Documentary
In April 2002, an Irish film crew is making a documentary about Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, when a coup from the opposition is made.
9. The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)
R | 126 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
The dramatization of a motorcycle road trip Che Guevara went on in his youth that showed him his life's calling.
Votes: 98,419 | Gross: $16.76M
10. Machuca (2004)
Not Rated | 121 min | Biography, Drama, History
Two 12-year-old Chilean children from different social classes become friends in 1973. They both discover each other's world as political tensions in their country increase.
13. Che: Part One (2008)
Not Rated | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History
In 1956, Ernesto 'Che' Guevara and a band of Castro-led Cuban exiles mobilize an army to topple the regime of dictator Fulgencio Batista.
Votes: 44,909 | Gross: $1.73M
14. Che: Part Two (2008)
Not Rated | 135 min | Biography, Drama, History
In 1967, Ernesto 'Che' Guevara leads a small partisan army to fight an ill-fated revolutionary guerrilla war in Bolivia, South America.
15. Speaking Freely Volume 5: Hugo Chávez (2008 Video)
Not Rated | 52 min | Documentary
In this special volume of the series, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez speaks to members of the international press corps about the advantages of socialism over capitalism and explains why ... See full summary »
16. Even the Rain (2010)
Not Rated | 103 min | Drama, History
As a director and his crew shoot a controversial film about Christopher Columbus in Cochabamba, Bolivia, local people rise up against plans to privatize the water supply.
Votes: 13,041 | Gross: $0.56M
17. San Martín: El cruce de Los Andes (2010)
90 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
The story follows a 15-year-old Manuel Corvalán, who decides to leave his upper-class family and be disinherited by his father to join the newly formed Army of the Andes, commanded by the General José de San Martín.
19. The Liberator (2013)
R | 119 min | Biography, Drama, History
Simon Bolivar fought over 100 battles against the Spanish Empire in South America. He rode over 70,000 miles on horseback. His military campaigns covered twice the territory of Alexander the Great. His army never conquered -- it liberated.
Votes: 5,142 | Gross: $0.11M
20. Gabo: The Creation of Gabriel Garcia Marquez (2015)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography, History
'Gabo, The Magic of Reality' is a story about the incredible power of human imagination, which follows the interwoven threads of Gabriel García Márquez's life and work - "Gabo" to all of ... See full summary »
Votes: 419 | Gross: $0.01M
21. Neruda (2016)
R | 107 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
An inspector hunts down Nobel Prize-winning Chilean poet, Pablo Neruda, who becomes a fugitive in his home country in the late 1940s for joining the Communist Party.
Votes: 9,785 | Gross: $0.94M
22. The Cuba Libre Story (2016)
TV-14 | 52 min | Documentary, History
This documentary series recounts the tumultuous history of Cuba, a nation of foreign conquest, freedom fighters and Cold War political machinations.
23. Cuba and the Cameraman (2017)
113 min | Documentary
Life in Cuba for three struggling families over the course of 45 years, from the cautious optimism of the early 1970s to the harrowing 1990s after the fall of the Soviet Union and the 2016 death of Fidel Castro.
Director: Jon Alpert
25. I'm No Longer Here (2019)
TV-MA | 112 min | Drama
In Monterrey, Mexico, a young street gang spends their days dancing to slowed-down cumbia and attending parties. After a mix-up with a local cartel, their leader is forced to migrate to the U.S. but quickly longs to return home.
26. Simón Bolívar (1969)
PG | 106 min | Biography, Drama, History
Historical drama about Venezuelan military and political leader Simón Bolívar who helped much of Latin America to achieve independence from Spain.
27. The Summit (2017)
Not Rated | 114 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
At a summit for Latin American presidents in Chile where the region's geopolitical strategies and alliances are in discussion, Argentine president Hernán Blanco endures political and family drama that will force him to face his own demons.
29. The Milk of Sorrow (2009)
94 min | Drama, Music
Fausta is suffering from a rare disease called the Milk of Sorrow, which is transmitted through the breast milk of pregnant women who were abused or raped during or soon after pregnancy. ... See full summary »
Votes: 6,744 | Gross: $0.01M
30. Rebellion in Patagonia (1974)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, History, Western
In 1920, some workers of Patagonia, grouped in anarchist and socialist societies, decide to make a strike demanding better working conditions. The situation becomes unsustainable and the government sends the order is restored.
31. Sin Nombre (2009)
R | 96 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
A Honduran young girl and a Mexican gangster are united in a journey across the American border.
Votes: 31,717 | Gross: $2.53M
32. City of God (2002)
R | 130 min | Crime, Drama
In the slums of Rio, two kids' paths diverge as one struggles to become a photographer and the other a kingpin.
Votes: 714,490 | Gross: $7.56M
34. Birds of Passage (2018)
Not Rated | 125 min | Crime, Drama
During the marijuana bonanza, a violent decade that saw the origins of drug trafficking in Colombia, Rapayet and his indigenous family get involved in a war to control the business that ends up destroying their lives and their culture.
Votes: 11,138 | Gross: $0.51M
36. The War on Democracy (2007)
Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary
Venezuela, Guatemala, Cuba, Chile, Salvador, Bolivia: people's struggle for democracy versus US imperialism in Latin America since the 1950s, backing coups and supporting dictatorships.
37. Innocent Voices (2004)
R | 120 min | Drama, Thriller, War
A young boy, in an effort to have a normal childhood in 1980's El Salvador, is caught up in a dramatic fight for his life as he desperately tries to avoid the war which is raging all around him.
Votes: 7,412 | Gross: $0.84M
38. The Perfect Dictatorship (2014)
143 min | Comedy, Drama
TV MX, the most powerful Mexican Television Corporation, discloses a scandalous story involving Governor Carmelo Vargas in serious crimes and illicit business. Worried about his political ... See full summary »