Movies and TV shows set in peru

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in peru ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out serious, realistic, tense, exciting, bleak and humorous films and TV shows about / with escapades, danger, society, death, adventure, murder, jungle, violence, village and heroes plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and Romance genres shot in USA, Peru, Spain and other countries.
peru movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as peru: The Royal Hunt of the Sun (1969), Madeinusa (2006), Kon-Tiki (2012), The Last Movie (1971), Out on a Limb (1987), What the Eye Doesn't See (2003), Tad, the Lost Explorer (2012), The Green Inferno (2013), The City and the Dogs (1985), Munchies (1987).

List of movies set in peru

The Royal Hunt of the Sun (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: The Spanish explorer Pizarro captures the Inca god-chief Atahualpa and promises to free him upon the delivery of a hoard of gold. But Pizarro finds himself torn between his desire for conquest and his sense of honor after friendship and respect ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic
Plot: heroes, leadership, dishonesty, royal family, political unrest, obsessive quest, treasure hunt, escapades, adventure, state affairs, rivalry, betrayal ...
Time: 16th century
Place: peru, latin america, europe, spain, south america ...
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Madeinusa (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Peru, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Madeinusa is a girl aged 14 with a sweet Indian face who lives in an isolated village in the Cordillera Blanca Mountain range of Peru. This strange place is characterized by its religious fervor. From Good Friday at three o'clock in the ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, witty, stylized ...
Plot: hopes, love and romance, fall in love, village life, forbidden love, social differences, society, against the odds, village, racism, social relations, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: peru, latin america, andes mountains
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Kon-Tiki (2012)
Genre: Adventure, History
Country: UK, Norway, Denmark, Germany, Sweden
Duration: 118 min.
Story: The true story about legendary explorer Thor Heyerdahl and his epic crossing of the Pacific on a balsa wood raft in 1947, in an effort to prove it was possible for South Americans to settle in Polynesia in pre-Columbian times.
Style: exciting, serious, harsh, inspirational, factual ...
Plot: survival, ocean, ocean or sea, expedition, adventure, escapades, storm, adventurer, against the odds, survivor, human spirit, boat ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s, year 1947, 1930s
Place: peru, pacific ocean, south america, norway
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The Last Movie (1971)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A film shoot in Peru goes badly wrong when an actor is killed in a stunt, and the unit wrangler, Kansas, decides to give up film-making and stay on in the village, shacking up with local prostitute Maria. But his dreams of an unspoiled existence are ...
Style: realistic, serious, offbeat, rough, surreal
Plot: village, prostitute, filmmaking, clergy, going straight, culture clash, artists and showbiz, celebrity culture, village life, showbiz, society, innocence lost ...
Time: 70s
Place: peru, kansas, latin america, usa, andes mountains
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Out on a Limb (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 235 min.
Story: Shirley MacLaine plays herself in this TV mini-series based on her autobiographical best-seller which delves into her new age beliefs and its effects on her personal and public lives
Style: semi serious
Plot: reincarnation, friendship, idealism, supernatural ability, supernatural, self discovery, unfulfillment, state affairs, hopes, life is a bitch, love and romance, society ...
Place: peru, california, usa, latin america, paris france ...
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What the Eye Doesn't See (2003)
Genre: Crime, Thriller, Drama
Country: Peru
Duration: 149 min.
Story: Through out six different and yet parallel stories that take place during the corrupted goverment during the 90s in Peru, Lombardi tells the moral decomposition that ran through all classes and generations of the peruvian society.
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, mind bending
Plot: politics, murder, state affairs, crimes, manipulations, deadly, dishonesty, political corruption, political unrest, society, government, corruption
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: peru, latin america
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Tad, the Lost Explorer (2012)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Tad is a celebrity archeologist and adventurer just like his hero Max Mordon... in his dreams! In reality, Tad is a Chicago construction worker. One day, however, he is mistaken for a real Professor and takes his place on a flight to Peru in search ...
Style: exciting, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: archaeologist, treasure, museum, explorer, pyramid, parrot, dog, jungle, helicopter, train, desert, construction worker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: peru, latin america
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The Green Inferno (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Chile, Canada, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A group of student activists travel from New York City to the Amazon to save the rainforest. However, once they arrive in this vast green landscape, they soon discover that they are not alone… and that no good deed goes unpunished.
Style: scary, suspenseful, rough, suspense, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, extreme violence, survival, gory, cannibalism, confined, brutality, torture, violence, escape attempt, amazon rainforest, cult ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: south america, peru, latin america, chile, america
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The City and the Dogs (1985)
Genre: Drama
Country: Peru
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Four angry cadets have formed an inner circle in an attempt to beat the system and ward off the boredom and stifling confinement of the military academy, set off a chain of events that starts with a theft and leads to murder.
Style: rough, disturbing, suspenseful, serious, bleak ...
Plot: isolation, military, snitch, murder, investigation, army, vengeance, power relations, kids in trouble, fighting the system, military life, coming of age ...
Time: 80s
Place: peru, latin america, dungeon
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Munchies (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Simon Watterman, a space archaeologist, discovers the "Munchies" in a cave in Peru. Cecil Watterman, Simon's evil twin brother and snack food entrepreneur, kidnaps the creature. What Cecil does not know is that the creature, when ...
Style: scary, not serious, humorous, offbeat
Audience: teens
Plot: monster, escapades, cons and scams, space and aliens, imaginary, chaos and mayhem, legends and myths, deadly creature, small town, parody, danger, heroes ...
Place: peru, south america
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The Celestine Prophecy (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Based on James Redfield's worldwide best-selling novel, The Celestine Prophecy is a spiritual adventure film chronicling the discovery of ancient scrolls in the rainforests of Peru. The prophecy and its nine key insights predict a worldwide ...
Style: serious, tense, exciting
Plot: adventure, prophecy, jungle, hopes, danger, clergy, supernatural, heroes, supernatural romance, obsessive quest, society, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: peru, latin america
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Tintin and the Temple of the Sun (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Mystery, Animation
Country: France, Belgium, Switzerland
Duration: 77 min.
Story: When seven archaeologists find an old Inca temple, they become the victims of an old Inca curse. Back in Europe, one by one they fall into a deep sleep and only once a day, all at the same time, they wake up for some minutes and have hallucinations ...
Style: offbeat, exciting, semi serious, humorous, stylized
Audience: preschoolers, kids, family outing
Plot: escapades, adventure, adventurer, rescue, investigation, danger, youth, journalism, rivalry, archaeologist, family, young heroes ...
Time: 20th century
Place: peru
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The Bridge of San Luis Rey (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Spain, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The Bridge of San Luis Rey is American author Thornton Wilder's second novel, first published in 1927 to worldwide acclaim. It tells the story of several interrelated people who die in the collapse of an Inca rope-fiber suspension bridge in ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: investigation, destiny, bridge, society, life is a bitch, siblings relations, escapades, twins, danger, royal family, gory, social decay ...
Time: 18th century
Place: peru, latin america, andes mountains, spain
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Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A few decades after the destruction of the Inca empire, a Spanish expedition leaves the mountains of Peru and goes down the Amazon river in search of gold and wealth. Soon, they come across great difficulties and Don Aguirre, a ruthless man who ...
Style: epic, tense, stylized, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: gold, expedition, adventure, legends and myths, obsession, treasure hunt, slavery, treason, starvation, monk, jungle, amazon river ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: south america, peru, latin america, spain, andes mountains
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Undertow (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Peru, Colombia, France, Germany
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A married fisherman struggles to reconcile his devotion to his male lover within his town's rigid traditions.
Style: sincere, serious, emotional, touching, gloomy
Plot: ghost, gay relationship, supernatural, gay, village, homosexual, artist, love triangle, drowning, boat, fisherman, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: peru, latin america
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Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Set during the Cold War, the Soviets – led by sword-wielding Irina Spalko – are in search of a crystal skull which has supernatural powers related to a mystical Lost City of Gold. After being captured and then escaping from them, Indy is coerced ...
Style: exciting, humorous, suspenseful, entertaining, scenic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, family outing
Plot: archaeologist, adventure, treasure hunt, treasure, adventurer, chase, artifact, russian, whip, good versus evil, heroes, race against time ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1957, future
Place: latin america, peru, mexico city, mexico, usa ...
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The Milk of Sorrow (2009)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Spain, Peru
Duration: 94 min.
Story: 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. While living in constant fear and confusion due to this ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, rough, captivating, atmospheric ...
Plot: maid, rape victim, illness, gender, feminism, society, genocide, down on your luck, against humanity, life is a bitch, parents and children, woman in danger ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
Place: peru, latin america
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Fitzcarraldo (1982)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: West Germany, Peru
Duration: 158 min.
Story: Fitzcarraldo, a dreamer who plans to bring opera and Enrico Caruso to the South American jungles. With limited funding, he must figure out how to finance the opera house, and ultimately decides to capitalize on South America's rubber ...
Style: tense, stylized, exciting, realistic, offbeat ...
Plot: jungle, amazon, dreams, boat, hopes, escapades, blind ambition, adventure, mistaken identity, native, human nature, tribe ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century
Place: peru, latin america, south america, brazil
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Aces: Iron Eagle III (1992)
Genre: Action
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Chappy discovers a drug-smuggling scheme at his own air base. It turns out that the lives of some village people in Peru are at stake, and he decides to fly there with ancient airplanes and friends to free them.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, exciting, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, military, village, pilot, adventure, undercover, hostages, crimes, heroic mission, daring rescue, officers and cadets, hotshot hero ...
Time: 1990s, 80s
Place: peru, texas
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Paddington (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After a deadly earthquake destroys his home in Peruvian rainforest, a young bear makes his way to England in search of a new home. The bear, dubbed "Paddington" for the london train station, finds shelter with the family of Henry and Mary ...
Style: touching, humorous, sweet, entertaining, colourful ...
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers, pre-teens
Plot: family, adventure, goofy hero, bear, fish out of water, anthropomorphic animal, jungle, kids and family, adoption, escape, disorder, friendship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, peru, europe
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El Dorado (1988)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Spain, France, Italy
Duration: 149 min.
Story: The story of an expedition down the Orinoco and Amazon rivers in 1560 by Spanish soldiers searching for the fabled city of gold, El Dorado.
Style: epic, tense, captivating, disturbing, rough ...
Plot: jungle, treasure hunt, danger, adventurer, obsession, escapades, adventure, conquering, legends and myths, rebellion, on the road, survival ...
Time: 16th century
Place: peru, latin america, spain
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Ander (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A love story between a Basque farmer and a Peruvian immigrant.
Style: realistic, emotional, sincere, serious, atmospheric
Plot: gay relationship, coming out, farmer, unfulfillment, gays and lesbians, parents and children, love and romance, society, gender, fall in love, master and servant, dull life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: peru
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The Gospel of the Flesh (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Peru
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Three lives in search of redemption intersect in the streets of Lima: undercover cop Gamarra’s desperate attempts to save his wife from a terminal illness gets him into trouble; bus driver Felix wants to be accepted into a religious sect after his ...
Style: realistic, tense, captivating, rough, gloomy ...
Plot: society, urban, human nature, redemption, life is a bitch, hopes, crimes, siblings relations, law enforcement, terminal illness, religions or cults, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, peru
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El Dorado (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Peru, USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: The Search for El Dorado is as follows: After his friend dies in an explosion, Jack Wilder embarks on an expedition to find The Golden Calendar, which in turn leads him on an action-packed journey filled with adventure to find El Dorado, the ...
Style: exciting, serious
Plot: riddles and clues, escapades, adventure, legends and myths, rivalry, heroes, danger, chaos and mayhem, treasure hunt, archaeologist, legend, gold ...
Place: peru
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Daughter of the Sun God (1962)
Genre: Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 75 min.
Story: This adventure chronicles the exploits of an author/explorer on a trip to Peru to hunt for the missing uncle of his pretty young companion. Her archaeologist uncle disappeared while searching for a lost Incan city that he found upon an ancient map. ...
Style: serious
Plot: jungle, gang, adventurer, danger, heroes, inventions and discoveries, adventure, crimes, escapades, rivalry, treasure hunt, bandit ...
Time: 60s
Place: south america, peru, latin america
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Paddington Bear (1976)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: UK
Duration: 30 min.
Story: Paddington Bear is a series of British animated shorts based on the Paddington Bear book series by Michael Bond produced by FilmFair. This was the first television series based on the popular children's book Paddington Bear. In the United ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, touching
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: stowaway, mischievous children, imaginary, family, immigrants, adoption, friends, family relations, friendship, culture clash, society, animal life ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: england, europe, peru
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My Son, My Son, What Have Ye Done (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Brad (Michael Shannon) has committed murder and barricaded himself inside his house. With the help of his friends and neighbours, the cops piece together the strange tale of how this nice young man arrived at such a dark place; Based on a true ...
Style: psychological, atmospheric, offbeat, realistic, serious ...
Plot: murder, obsession, crimes, psychopath, deadly, law enforcement, suburbs, family problems, family relations, parents and children, delusion, mental illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: california, peru, usa, san diego california, new orleans
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City of M (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Peru
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After exhausting all legal channels in his search for a job, "M" struggles with the decision of whether or not to enter a life of crime by helping his friends deliver drugs to Miami.
Style: suspenseful, bleak, serious, realistic, rough
Plot: unemployment, down on your luck, city life, criminal heroes, life is a bitch, crimes, drug dealing, urban, introspection, human nature, society, transvestite ...
Time: 90s
Place: usa, peru, florida, latin america, miami
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The Cleaner (2012)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi
Country: Peru
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A forensic cleaner, responsible for the removal of human corpses, has never been able to relate with people or life. Suddenly, he will become accountable for an 8-year-old orphan who has been left behind in the middle of a mysterious epidemic crisis ...
Style: touching, serious, atmospheric, stylized, tense
Plot: orphan, deadly, danger, friends, survival, gain trust, escapades, friendship, plague, illness, terminal illness, epidemic ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: peru
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The Bad Intentions (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Peru, Argentina, Germany
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A young girl convinces herself that she will die on the same day that her brother will be born.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, bleak, tense ...
Plot: obsession, terrorism, family in crisis, state affairs, youth, danger, suburban life, dealing with death, family relations, coming of age, pregnancy, society ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: peru, latin america
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