Filming Location Matching "El Salvador" (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Big Wednesday (1978)

PG | 120 min | Drama, Sport

7.2
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The lives of some California surfers from the early 1960s to the 1970s.

Director: John Milius | Stars: Jan-Michael Vincent, William Katt, Gary Busey, Patti D'Arbanville

Votes: 5,615

2. Relentless (I) (2018)

TV-MA | 95 min | Thriller

4.5
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An American mother searches for her daughter who was kidnapped by human traffickers in Central America.

Director: Lance Tracy | Stars: Sydney Sweeney, Elpidia Carrillo, Courtenay Taylor, Lauren Shaw

Votes: 275

3. The Miracle of the Little Prince (2018)

89 min | Documentary

7.0
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A documentary about the passionate translators of the book The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, who fight for the preservation of their endangered languages.

Director: Marjoleine Boonstra

Votes: 60 | Gross: $0.01M

4. Inspector Blunder (1980)

100 min | Comedy, Crime

6.3
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The clumsy son of a deceased police hero joins the police and his task is to protect a reporter from the most famous gangster of Paris.

Director: Claude Zidi | Stars: Coluche, Gérard Depardieu, Dominique Lavanant, Julien Guiomar

Votes: 1,553

5. Banned from Television (1998 Video)

54 min | Documentary

6.1
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A series of videos containing footage of real life events that were too disturbing for television.

Votes: 225 | Gross: $10.00M

6. The Path of the Shadows (2018)

58 min | Drama

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Professor Carlos Mauricio finds himself persecuted by government death squads during the Salvadoran Civil War.

Director: Baltazar Lopez | Stars: Mónica Aguilar, Leandro Sanchez Arauz, Javier Elenilson Arevalo, Manuel Cabrera Campos

Votes: 7

7. La vida loca (2008)

90 min | Documentary

6.8
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"La Vida Loca" reflects a depressing and hopeless reality. The documentary, by photojournalist and filmmaker Christian Poveda, follows some of the members of "la dieciocho", the so-called ... See full summary »

Director: Christian Poveda | Stars: José Roberto Martínez, Silvia Portillo López, Ana Burgos Arévalo, José Luis Rosales

Votes: 792

8. Hijos de la guerra (2007)

90 min | Documentary

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Hijos de la Guerra ("Children of the War") is a feature-length documentary film about the world's largest and most violent street gang: the Mara Salvatrucha, also known as MS-13. The MS-13 ... See full summary »

Directors: Alexandre Fuchs, Samantha Belmont, Jeremy Fourteau

Votes: 86

9. Wie is de mol? (1999– )

55 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

8.4
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9 contestants and 1 mole (mol). The nine contestants have to complete a series of challenges. When challenges are successfully completed, a certain amount of money is earned.

Stars: Art Rooijakkers, Angela Groothuizen, Pieter Jan Hagens, Karel van de Graaf

Votes: 843

10. Borderland (2014– )

Documentary

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Six average Americans are confronted with the realities of illegal immigration while retracing the footsteps of dead border runners.

Stars: Lis-Marie Alvarado, Gil Bellows, Kishana Holland, Gary Larsen

Votes: 51

11. The Black Pirates (1954)

74 min | Adventure

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Pirates searching for treasure take over a small town in Central America where they believe the loot is buried, but discover that a church has been built over the spot. They force the ... See full summary »

Director: Allen H. Miner | Stars: Anthony Dexter, Martha Roth, Lon Chaney Jr., Robert Clarke

Votes: 35

12. La Palabra de Pablo (2018)

TV-MA | 84 min | Drama

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Loosely inspired by Shakespeare's Othello, La Palabra de Pablo (Pablo's Word) tells the story of a broken contemporary Salvadorian upper middle class family - struggling with jealousy and revenge.

Director: Arturo Menendez | Stars: Paola Baldion, Carlos Aylagas, Luis Balibrera, Fernando Rodriguez

Votes: 44

13. Tres veces mojado (1989)

96 min | Drama, Action, Crime

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Director: José Luis Urquieta | Stars: Mario Almada, Carmen Cardenal, Enrique Franco, Hernán Hernández

Votes: 17

14. El lugar más pequeño (2011)

100 min | Documentary

7.9
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The inhabitants of a small town in El Salvador relive their life experiences during the civil war while remembering their loved ones.

Director: Tatiana Huezo

Votes: 116

15. The Engineer (2013)

Not Rated | 94 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

8.1
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Israel Ticas is the only criminologist working in one of Latin America's most dangerous countries. In El Salvador, one child goes missing every three minutes*. Many children are killed by ... See full summary »

Directors: Mathew Charles, Juan Luis Passarelli

Votes: 33

16. Blue Alchemy: Stories of Indigo (2011)

79 min | Documentary, History

8.8
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BLUE ALCHEMY: STORIES OF INDIGO is a feature-length documentary about indigo, a blue dye that has captured the human imagination for millennia. It is also about remarkable people around the... See full summary »

Director: Mary Lance | Star: Ramona King

Votes: 13

17. Romeo must die again (2017)

Action, Drama

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They say blood is thicker than water, but when greed takes over, money becomes thicker than blood and water combined. Lives change forever as destructive habits repeat themselves into a ... See full summary »

Director: June Daguiso | Stars: Sharrie McCain, Patrick Burnett, Patrick Boyer, Morris D. Small

18. The Whisper of Silence

90 min | Drama | Filming

Set in the coffee fields of Latin America, the movie unfolds through the eyes of Josefina Moreno, an 18 year-old farmer, with a rare and amazing sense of smell.

Director: Alfonso Quijada | Stars: Laura Osma, Fernando Gaviria, Vanesa Tomasino, Juan Carlos Velis

19. Maximum Exposure (2000–2002)

TV-14 | 60 min | Crime, Reality-TV

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"Maximum Exposure" is a reality-based show airing funny home video clips. What makes "Max-X" unique is its surfer-voiced narrator and weekly themed episodes.

Stars: Michael Griffin, Cam Brainard, Rich Hopkins

Votes: 189

20. El Xendra (2012)

TV-14 | 112 min | Sci-Fi

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4 Scientists, live a series of paranormal events. their only track, is a message that would lead them to a place called ¨Ciudad Blanca".

Director: Juan Carlos Fanconi | Stars: Juan Pablo Olyslager, Boris Barraza, Rocío Carranza, Fabian Sales

Votes: 128

21. Gregorio (1984)

87 min | Drama

7.3
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A kid and his family move from the laid back Peruvian Sierra to the relentless capital city.

Directors: Fernando Espinoza, Stefan Kaspar, Alejandro Legaspi | Stars: Marino León de la Torre, Vetzy Pérez Palma, Oscar Huayta, Julio Pacora

Votes: 95

22. Luz en el encierro (2013)

88 min | Documentary

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On the 29th of August 1990, the Mexican architect Bosco Gutiérrez Cortina was kidnapped in Mexico City. During 257 days, he lived in a room of 3x1 meters, without control of the light and ... See full summary »

Director: Rodrigo Occelli

Votes: 6

23. Lucha (2009)

Not Rated | 15 min | Short, Drama, Romance

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While President Reagan sends funds and arms to the Salvadorian military to kidnap, torture, and kill the people of El Salvador, Lucha and Isabella decide their fate. Does love of country trump romantic love?

Director: Maria Breaux | Stars: Eloisa Ramos, Maria Carolina Morales A., Samuel González

Votes: 15

24. Jalón

Drama | Post-production

The movie follows a day in the life of a Salvadoran taxi driver, Gabriela Rodriguez. Surviving in El Salvador is Gaby's priority, but protecting her family can come at a great cost as she gets pulled through many directions.

Director: Adam Chadwick | Stars: Vanesa Tomasino, Estuardo Tale, Andrea Tale, Samuel Hernández Campos

25. Surviving Guazapa (2008)

TV-14 | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.5
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Opposing forces, a government soldier and a guerrilla are trapped together in the heavily-bombed area around the Guazapa volcano. After a hostile meeting, an unlikely friendship develops ... See full summary »

Director: Roberto d'Avila Alegria | Stars: Roberto Josue Alegria, Geovanny Alvarado, Salvador Bermudez, Carlos Cruz

Votes: 25

26. Seeing El Salvador (1945)

Approved | 9 min | Documentary, Short

5.9
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This Traveltalks short starts in San Salvador, El Salvador's capital, emphasizing the Spanish architectural heritage. We then go to the Izalco Volcano, which was created in 1770 by an ... See full summary »

Star: James A. FitzPatrick

Votes: 31

27. VES (2010)

Documentary

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"Because we have nothing, we'll build everything'' and together, over the sand, they built their city. In the middle of the desert they dream about VES. A folded mat, then a square, a block... See full summary »

Director: Carola Rodriguez Sanchez

28. Glass House (I) (2006)

Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary, History, War

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Twenty-five to thirty thousand Jews were issued life-saving certificates of Salvadoran citizenship thanks to the El Salvador Action and its officials: Consul General Jose Arturo Castellanos... See full summary »

Director: Brad Marlowe | Stars: James Foster Jr., Princess of Controversy, James J. Johnson, Anisha Newbill

Votes: 53

29. Primo (I) (2008)

Drama

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Three cousins (primos) separated as young boys during the civil war in El Salvador, journey to Las Vegas due to their grandfather's failing health. Now the reunited cousins must overcome a ... See full synopsis »

Director: Francisco Menéndez | Stars: Matt Ferrucci, Michael Portugal, Andrea Grano, Eloy Méndez

Votes: 54

30. In the Name of the People (1985)

73 min | Documentary

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Four filmmakers secretly entered El Salvador to follow a guerrilla movement going in combat against military forces run by the government during El Salvador's civil war. This socialist ... See full summary »

Director: Frank Christopher | Star: Martin Sheen

Votes: 59

31. Morazan. A revolution as told by its people (2015)

138 min | Documentary

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Follow Chiyo, the man who participated in the revolution of El Salvador during the 1980s when he was just 13 years old. The places, the guerrilla methods and the psychology behind the ... See full summary »

Director: Jose Huwaidi | Stars: Lucio Vasquez, Carlos Enriquez Consalvi, Ilma Esperanza Vasquez, Dina

32. Malacrianza (2014)

70 min | Drama

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Don Cleo, a humble seller of Piñatas, who lives in a little town in El Salvador; arrives at home after a long day of work to find an extortion letter at his door steps. That letter tells ... See full summary »

Director: Arturo Menendez | Stars: Salvador Solís, Karla Valencia, Demetrio Aguilar, Leandro Sanchez Arauz

Votes: 61

33. The Front Line (1984)

78 min | Documentary

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A documentary about the civil war in El Salvador in the 1980, told from the points of view of the rebels, the soldiers fighting them, and civilians who just want all the fighting and killing to end.

Directors: Jeff B. Harmon, Max Stahl | Stars: Alberto, Eduardo D'Aubuisson, Roberto D'Aubuisson, Jaime Ernesto Flores

34. Solo de noche vienes (1966)

95 min | Drama

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Director: Sergio Véjar | Stars: Elsa Aguirre, Julio Alemán, Regina Torné, Rodolfo Landa

Votes: 8

35. El Salvador: Another Vietnam (1981)

53 min | Documentary

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Examines the origins of the civil war in El Salvador and the US involvement in it, echoing memories of the prior Eastern Asia wars and America involved conflicts in Korea and Vietnam.

Directors: Glenn Silber, Teté Vasconcellos | Star: Mike Farrell

Votes: 19

36. Agnosia (2016)

Short, Drama

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Stars: Samuel Hernández Campos, Mario Quiñonez, Maru Merino, Consuelo Portillo

37. Matlatl (2017)

90 min | Horror, Mystery

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After a tragic death, a family of three is forced to move to a desolated part of the country only to be haunted by mythical creatures.

Director: Migue Siman | Stars: Camila Chavarria, Paulina Miguel, Adrián Miguel, Carlos Cardona

Votes: 21

38. El cadáver exquisito (2011)

90 min | Drama, Fantasy

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"Exquisite Corpse" combines documentary, fiction and experimental film-making as it traverses the social and oniric landscape of a region struggling between modernity and tradition. A ... See full summary »

Director: Victor Ruano | Stars: Rossemberg Rivas, Malado Baldwin, Alejandra Palomo, Cristina López

Votes: 10

39. El cielo abierto (2011)

100 min | Documentary, Drama

7.6
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The memories from Monsignor Oscar Arnulfo Romero, his letters, the Homilies transmitted through the YSAX radio station; viewed through the characters who suffered with him the fear of the outbreak of war in El Salvador.

Director: Everardo González

Votes: 22

40. The Houses Are Full of Smoke (1987)

183 min | Documentary, History, War

7.4
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A powerful three-part documentary studying the US involvement in Guatemala, El Salvador and Nicaragua. The differing factions - Sandinista leaders, Guatemalan campesinos, CIA operatives, ... See full summary »

Director: Allan Francovich

Votes: 11

41. A Quiet Inquisition (2014)

Not Rated | 65 min | Documentary, Drama, History

7.7
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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

42. La decisión de vencer (Los primeros frutos) (1981)

73 min | Documentary

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Everyday life among the members of the free community in Morazán, El Salvador, led by leaders of the Front for National Liberation Farabundo Martí (FMNL).

Directors: Guillermo Escalon, Manuel Sorto

43. Return to El Salvador (2010 Video)

Not Rated | 68 min | Documentary

8.5
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17 years ago, U.N. peace accords marked the end of a brutal civil war in El Salvador. This film is the compelling story of vibrant Salvadoran individuals and communities and the intricate ... See full summary »

Director: Jamie Moffett | Stars: Hector Antonio Garcia Berrios, Dean Brackley, Monsenor Rosa Chavez, Deysi Cheyne

Votes: 15

44. Volviendo (2012)

66 min | Documentary

5.2
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This documentary follows three filmmakers as they research for a fictional feature film about a sex slave from Latin America. But after a dangerous trip through a dozen Latin countries, ... See full summary »

Directors: Phillip Abraham, Diego Traverso, Brittany Yost | Stars: Steven R. Tracy, Phillip Abraham, Allison, Enrique Avila

Votes: 16

45. Courage to Triumph

Documentary | Filming

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Director: Rami Rivera Frankl | Star: Zack Bornstiein

46. Witness to War: Dr. Charlie Clements (1985)

29 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

6.2
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Documentary of Charlie Clements, a Vietnam War pilot who was convinced by his experiences in the war that he should become a doctor working behind enemy lines.

Director: Deborah Shaffer | Stars: Charlie Clements, Richard Nixon

Votes: 20

47. Los Invisibles (2010)

Short

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Directors: Gael García Bernal, Marc Silver | Star: Gael García Bernal

Votes: 13

48. Panamericana - Life at the Longest Road on Earth (2010)

99 min | Documentary

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Panamericana - One street, two continents, three months, 12 countries and 13,000 kilometers! The adventure begins in Laredo (USA) and documents a trip through Central and South America ... See full summary »

Directors: Jonas Frei, Severin Frei, Thomas Rickenmann | Star: Jonas Frei

Votes: 21

49. A la vuelta de la esquina (2010)

Documentary

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Directors: Jorge Curioca, David de la Rosa

50. Passing Through (1989)

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Director: We Travel for Music | Star: Woni Spotts


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