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, suspenseful, humorous and exciting films and TV shows about / with escapades, society, danger, death, adventure, murder, jungle, village, family relations and violence plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and Family genres shot in Peru, USA, Spain and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as peru: What the Eye Doesn't See (2003), The Celestine Prophecy (2006), Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972), Undertow (2009), 186 Dollars to Freedom (2012), Máncora (2008), The Royal Hunt of the Sun (1969), Madeinusa (2006), Kon-Tiki (2012), The Last Movie (1971).

List of movies set in peru

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, serious, realistic, suspenseful, mind bending
Plot: politics, crimes, society, dishonesty, state affairs, political unrest, political corruption, murder, deadly, government, manipulations, manipulation ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: peru, latin 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: exciting, tense, serious
Plot: prophecy, jungle, obsessive quest, heroic mission, society, heroes, danger, escapades, supernatural, clergy, search, hopes ...
Time: contemporary
Place: peru, latin america
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Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972)
Genre: Action, 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: tense, bleak, atmospheric, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: amazon, expedition, legends and myths, insanity, treasure hunt, gold, obsession, treasure, slavery, adventure, jungle, power struggle ...
Time: 16th century, 1500s
Place: south america, peru, latin america, spain, andes mountains
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 7.7
 6K
Undertow (2009)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, 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, emotional, touching, serious, scenic ...
Plot: ghost, lgbt, gay relationship, supernatural, gay, fisherman, drowning, homosexual, love triangle, magic realism, death, gay love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: peru, latin america
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186 Dollars to Freedom (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Peru
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A young California surfer has to grow up in a hurry when he is thrown into a Peruvian political prison in 1980.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: prison, false arrest, prison life, survival, frame up, danger, confined, escapades, police corruption, law enforcement, dishonesty, escape ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: peru
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 6.5
 1K
Máncora (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, Peru
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Following the suicide of his father, haunted by inner demons and his hatred for the world, Santiago decides to escape from Lima and take refuge in Máncora, a beach to the north of Peru where it is always summer.
Style: serious, sexual, sentimental, contemplative, realistic ...
Plot: adultery, swinger couple, cheating wife, infidelity, love triangle, stepbrother stepsister relationship, sexual relations, threesome, coping, vacation, strong sexual content, beach ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: peru, latin america
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The Royal Hunt of the Sun (1969)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
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: tense, realistic, serious
Plot: gold, conquistador, adventure, leadership, dishonesty, rivalry, heroes, political unrest, treasure hunt, obsessive quest, state affairs, escapades ...
Time: 16th century
Place: peru, europe, latin america, spain, south america ...
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 6.8
 2K
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: stylized, captivating, serious, dark, witty ...
Plot: social differences, forbidden love, against the odds, family relations, hopes, religions or cults, fall in love, village, village life, vanity, father daughter incest, social relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: peru, latin america, andes mountains
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 7.2
 45K
Kon-Tiki (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, 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, harsh, serious, inspirational, intense ...
Plot: ocean, survival, adventure, ocean or sea, sea voyage, raft, expedition, escapades, adventurer, survivor, against the odds, human spirit ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1947, 1930s
Place: pacific ocean, peru, south america, tahiti, new york ...
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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: offbeat, rough, realistic, serious, surreal ...
Plot: village, mountain, prostitute, filmmaking, clergy, artists and showbiz, satire, village life, culture clash, celebrity culture, showbiz, innocence lost ...
Time: 70s
Place: peru, usa, latin america, kansas, andes mountains
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 7.4
 478
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, society, love and romance, hopes, supernatural ability, unfulfillment, supernatural, state affairs, life is a bitch, introspection, idealism ...
Time: 70s
Place: peru, usa, california, latin america, new york ...
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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: semi serious, humorous, exciting
Audience: family outing, preschoolers, kids
Plot: archaeologist, adventure, adventurer, follow your dream, disorder, danger, rescue, partners, escapades, treasure hunt, chases and races, parrot ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: peru, latin america
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The Green Inferno (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Horror
Country: USA, 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, bloody, rough, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: jungle, cannibal, torture, survival, violence, amazon rainforest, brutality, gory, cannibalism, confined, extreme violence, escape attempt ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: south america, peru, latin america, chile, new york ...
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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: disturbing, rough, suspenseful, bleak, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: snitch, military, investigation, murder, isolation, army, crimes, juvenile delinquency, boarding school, kids in trouble, power relations, violence spree ...
Time: 80s
Place: peru, latin america
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 4.0
 1K
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, offbeat, humorous, psychotronic
Audience: teens
Plot: parody, monster, farce, silly humor, cons and scams, small town life, legends and myths, small town, destiny, teenage life, chaos and mayhem, kidnapping ...
Time: 80s
Place: peru, south 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: exciting, offbeat, stylized, humorous, semi serious
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: youth, escapades, journalism, investigation, rescue, archaeologist, friends, partners, danger, curses spells and rituals, young heroes, heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: peru
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The Bridge of San Luis Rey (2004)
Genre: Drama, History, 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: emotional, realistic, serious, contemplative
Plot: investigation, destiny, bridge, social decay, danger, life is a bitch, clergy, escapades, murder, haunted by the past, survival, religions or cults ...
Time: 18th century
Place: peru, latin america, andes mountains, spain
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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: teens, boys' night, family outing
Plot: archaeologist, adventure, treasure hunt, adventurer, archaeology, treasure, artifact, chase, heroes, russian, good versus evil, race against time ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 20th century, year 1957, future
Place: latin america, peru, mexico city, nevada, connecticut ...
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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: disturbing, rough, sincere, bleak, atmospheric ...
Plot: maid, rape victim, life is a bitch, haunted by the past, woman in danger, injustice, against humanity, society, genocide, singing, family relations, feminism ...
Time: 90s, 80s, 20th century
Place: peru, latin america
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 8.1
 31K
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, realistic, serious, exciting ...
Plot: jungle, amazon, amazon river, steamship, dreams, boat, escapades, adventure, rain, god or devil, native americans, native ...
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, realistic, serious, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: airplane, military, battles, village, pilot, adventure, death, race against time, drug dealing, chases and races, crimes, undercover ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 80s
Place: peru, texas
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 6.2
 168
The Indian (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Family
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Dutch eight-year-old boy Koos discovers he was adopted after birth in Peru. While searching for his roots, Koos meets Peruvian Indians at the cinema. The enterprising rascal now devotes himself to becoming a quintessential Indian, more proudly even ...
Style: captivating, feel good, light, entertaining, dark
Plot: adoption, ritual, indigenous people, ancestor, boy, orphan, tribe, determination, courage, initiation, sibling rivalry, slingshot ...
Place: peru, netherlands
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 7.2
 95K
Paddington (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, France, USA, China
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: sweet, touching, humorous, colourful, feel good ...
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: family, adventure, goofy hero, bear, kids and family, fish out of water, anthropomorphic animal, children, jungle, escape, imaginary, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england, london, peru, europe
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 7.1
 833
Ander (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A love story between a Basque farmer and a Peruvian immigrant.
Style: realistic, sincere, serious, emotional, atmospheric
Plot: gay relationship, gay love, gay romance, gay, immigrants, farmer, forbidden love, self discovery, dull life, family relations, parents and children, fall in love ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, year 1999
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: emotional, tense, captivating, serious, realistic ...
Plot: redemption, family relations, crimes, life is a bitch, undercover, hopes, human nature, law enforcement, society, terminal illness, multiple storylines, confession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, peru
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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, touching, feel good
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: family relations, stowaway, immigrants, family, fish out of water, culture clash, friendship, adoption, friends, disorder, animal life, mischievous children ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: england, europe, peru
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 6.3
 261
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: serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic, bleak
Plot: unemployment, introspection, society, life is a bitch, crimes, drug dealing, down on your luck, human nature, cocaine, urban, city life, criminal heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: florida, latin america, miami, usa, peru
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 6.1
 214
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, atmospheric, stylized, serious, tense ...
Plot: orphan, survival, friendship, plague, friends, gain trust, danger, escapades, deadly, cardboard box, disease, helmet ...
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: psychological, humorous, sincere, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, terrorism, obsession, family in crisis, brat, youth, society, family problems, daydreamer, state affairs, political unrest, pregnancy ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: latin america, peru
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 6.8
 323
Paper Dove (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Peru
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Juan, a young man convicted of terrorism, is given amnesty from a Lima prison; he boards a bus to return home and, in his mind's eye, recalls events in his village near Huaraz when he was 10 or 12. His father is long dead, his mother lives with ...
Style: suspenseful, gloomy, tense, realistic, serious
Plot: terrorism, coming of age, prison, communist, marxism, attack, innocence lost, kidnapping, countryside, chaos and mayhem, love and romance, youth ...
Time: 80s
Place: latin america, peru
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