Films Shot in Guatemala

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Star Wars(1977)

4.1/5 (with 9,443 votes)

Princess Leia is captured and held hostage by the evil Imperial forces in their effort to take over the galactic Empire. Venturesome Luke Skywalker and dashing captain Han Solo team together with the loveable robot duo R2-D2 and C-3PO to rescue the beautiful princess and restore peace and justice in the Empire.


3.1/5 (with 898 votes)

After Drax Industries' Moonraker space shuttle is hijacked, secret agent James Bond is assigned to investigate, traveling to California to meet the company's owner, the mysterious Hugo Drax. With the help of scientist Dr. Holly Goodhead, Bond soon uncovers Drax's nefarious plans for humanity, all the while fending off an old nemesis, Jaws, and venturing to Venice, Rio, the Amazon...and even outer space.


| 1h 34min | Drama, Thriller, Science Fiction
3.1/5 (with 720 votes)

Six years ago NASA discovered the possibility of alien life within our solar system. A probe was launched to collect samples, but crashed upon re-entry over Central America. Soon after, new life forms began to appear and half of Mexico was quarantined as an infected zone. Today, the American and Mexican military still struggle to contain "the creatures," while a journalist agrees to escort a shaken tourist through the infected zone in Mexico to the safety of the U.S. border.


1h 33min | Drama
3.4/5 (with 34 votes)

María, a 17-year-old Kaqchikel Maya, lives with her parents on a coffee plantation at the foot of an active volcano. She is set to be married to the farm's foreman. But María longs to discover the world on the other side of the mountain, a place she cannot even imagine. And so she seduces a coffee-harvester who wants to escape to the USA. When this man leaves her behind, María discovers her own world and culture anew.

Directed by Jayro Bustamante

Living on One Dollar(2013)

| 56min | Drama, Documentary, Adventure
3.3/5 (with 39 votes)

How do 1.1 billion people around the world live on less than one dollar a day? Four young friends set out to research and live this reality. Armed with only a video camera and a desire to understand, they spend just 56 dollars each for 56 days in rural Pena Blanca, Guatemala. They battle E.Coli, financial stress, and the realization that there are no easy answers. Yet, the generosity and strength of their neighbors, Rosa, Anthony and Chino gives them resilient hope. They return home transformed and embark on a mission to share their new found understanding with other students, inspiring and challenging their generation to make a difference.

Directed by Zach Ingrasci, Sean Leonard, Chris Temple

The New Adventures of Tarzan(1935)

| 4h 17min | Action, Adventure, Crime
2.5/5 (with 2 votes)

A serial in 12 chapters. Tarzan goes to Guatemala to find his lost friend, D'Arnot. On the way he helps Major Matling search Mayan ruins for hidden jewels and an idol containing the formula for a powerful explosive. D'Arnot and the idol are rescued, but the idol falls into the clutches of the explorer Raglan.

Directed by Edward A. Kull - With Bruce Bennett, Ashton Dearholt, Lewis Sargent

Treasure of the Golden Condor(1953)

1h 33min | Adventure
3.1/5 (with 3 votes)

A nobleman searches for a hidden treasure in Guatemala.


1h 41min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
2.0/5 (with 2 votes)

Every hot production company in Los Angeles is in a race to make the next big Mayan movie: hurry quick, sell out your company, and do whatever it takes.

Directed by Mika Boorem

Voice of the Voiceless(2013)

1h 25min | Drama
2.1/5 (with 2 votes)

The story of Olga, a young deaf woman from Central America, receives what appears to be a scholarship to a faith-based sign language school located in Brooklyn, New York.

Directed by Maximón Monihan

Aro Tolbukhin in the Mind of a Killer(2002)

1h 35min | Drama
2.9/5 (with 6 votes)

After a strict upbringing and the death of his beloved sister, Aro Tolbukhin leaves Hungary for Guatemala. Taken in as a political refugee at a mission, Aro grows close to Sister Carmen and becomes part of the community, but a series of misfortunes drive him to arson and murder. Now on death row, Aro is interviewed about his life and motivations by a film crew trying to understand what made him snap.

El tuerto Angustias(1974)

1h 25min
2.5/5 (with 2 votes)

Brutal working conditions at a mine in Guatemala, where life is cheap. Convicts are allowed to commute their sentence by signing on to work, with the understanding that this work detail will cause them to die young.

Directed by José Delfos - With Sonia Furió, Julián Bravo

Adventure Girl(1934)

2.0/5 (with 1 vote)

Faux documentary told in first-person narration, about an "adventuress" who sets sail to Guatemala with her father and two male crewmen, rescues them when their fresh-water supply is compromised, finds a treasure map, and attempts to steal a fabulous emerald from a ruined temple, much to the aggrevation of a worshipful native princess and her subjects.

Directed by Herman C. Raymaker - With Joan Lowell
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El Apostolado(2020)

1h 29min

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Directed by Juan Manuel Mendez
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