Movies and TV shows set in costa rica

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in costa rica ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, entertaining, suspenseful, suspense and exciting films and TV shows about / with violence, dialogue, storytelling, death, chase, mentor, beach, catastrophe, blood and life philosophy plots mostly in Drama, Adventure and Thriller genres shot in USA, Costa Rica, France and other countries.
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costa rica movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as costa rica: Runner Runner (2013), Club Dread (2004), Costa Rican Summer (2010), Gestation (2009), Alexander Jamieson (2017), Cold Water of the Sea (2010), The Path (2008), The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997), Jurassic Park III (2001), Jurassic Park (1993).

List of movies set in costa rica

 5.6
 58K
Runner Runner (2013)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: When a poor college student who cracks an online poker game goes bust, he arranges a face-to-face with the man he thinks cheated him, a sly offshore entrepreneur.
Style: suspenseful, twists and turns, serious, realistic, tense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gambling, cons and scams, casino, mind game, fbi, manipulations, temptation, power relations, computers and web, boss and employee, student, dirty cop ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: costa rica, usa, puerto rico, latin america
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 5.7
 27K
Club Dread (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When a serial killer interrupts the fun at the swanky Coconut Pete's Coconut Beach Resort -- a hedonistic island paradise for swingers --- it's up to the club's staff to stop the violence ... or at least hide it!
Style: humorous, scary, sexy, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: island, serial killer, slasher, resort, murder, machete, parody, gory, farce, drugs/alcohol, danger, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: costa rica
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Costa Rican Summer (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A titillating teen comedy, a young surfer and his friends head to Costa Rica to save his beautiful aunt's beach motel, resurrect an old surf champion and find enough waves and women to make for a totally tasty time.
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous
Audience: teen comedy
Plot: beach, youth, lifestyle, teenage life, friends, love and romance, hotel, surf, surfer
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: costa rica, latin america
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 7.2
 298
Gestation (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Costa Rica
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A smart poor girl and a inmature rich boy get their life twisted when they accidently have a baby.
Style: touching, serious, realistic
Plot: society, youth, family relations, pregnancy, couples, teenage life, teenager, nun, catholic, young lovers, student, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: costa rica, latin america
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Alexander Jamieson (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Against the odds of survival WW1 flyer's in the Lafayette Esquadrille risk everything for honor and conquest. The adventurers momentum does not end when the ravages of war and lost friends is over. As sought after undercover agents X WW1 pilots ...
Plot: biplane, horse, assassin, world war one, robbery, sheriff, pilot
Place: costa rica, north carolina, malaysia
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Cold Water of the Sea (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Costa Rica, France, Spain, Netherlands, Mexico
Duration: 83 min.
Story: On New Year's holidays, Mariana (21) and Rodrigo (30) drive to the coast where he has to sell a property. There, they find Karina (7), late at night and in the middle of nowhere. She tells then she ran away from home.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, psychological, gloomy
Plot: beach, obsession, social differences, introspection, lifestyle, society, couple relations, mysterious character, twentysomething life, ocean or sea, little girl, lie ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, costa rica
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 6.3
 87
The Path (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Costa Rica
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two young Nicaraguan children, Saslaya and her mute brother Dario, must travel to Costa Rica to find their long-lost mother.
Plot: mute, sibling relationship, children, immigration, brother sister relationship
Place: costa rica, nicaragua
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The Lost World: Jurassic Park (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 129 min.
Story: Four years after Jurassic Park's genetically bred dinosaurs ran amok, multimillionaire John Hammond shocks chaos theorist Ian Malcolm by revealing that Hammond has been breeding more beasties at a secret location. Malcolm, his paleontologist ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, stylized, serious, cliffhanger ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: dinosaur, dangerous animal, island, expedition, rescue, helicopter, genetic engineering, capture, stowaway, tyrannosaurus rex, adventure, survival ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: san diego california, costa rica, california, san francisco
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Jurassic Park III (2001)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In need of funds for research, Dr. Alan Grant accepts a large sum of money to accompany Paul and Amanda Kirby on an aerial tour of the infamous Isla Sorna. It isn't long before all hell breaks loose and the stranded wayfarers must fight for ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, intense, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: dinosaur, rescue, island, tyrannosaurus rex, adventure, fantasy world, survival, pterodactyl, dangerous animal, danger, jungle, heroes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s, future
Place: costa rica
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 8.1
 771K
Jurassic Park (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A wealthy entrepreneur secretly creates a theme park featuring living dinosaurs drawn from prehistoric DNA. Before opening day, he invites a team of experts and his two eager grandchildren to experience the park and help calm anxious investors. ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, suspense, futuristic, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: dinosaur, island, survival, fantasy world, theme park, adventure, team, natural disaster, dangerous animal, scientist, tyrannosaurus rex, triceratops ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: costa rica, mine
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 4.9
 4K
Bite (2015)
Genre: Horror
Country: Canada
Duration: 88 min.
Story: While on her bachelorette party getaway, Casey, the bride to be, gets a seemingly harmless bite from an unknown insect. After returning home with cold feet, Casey tries to call off her wedding but before she's able to, she starts exhibiting ...
Style: twist ending
Plot: mutation, video camera, cell phone, lesbian kiss, female nudity, bare breasts, police, murder, female protagonist, villainess, fiance fiancee relationship, beach ...
Place: costa rica
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 5.5
 393
Sweet Sugar (1972)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Prostitute Sugar is set up by a corrupt politician. She is convinced of the futility of appealing her case in the courts and signs on to a chain gang run by the notorious Dr. John who performs cruel medical experiments on the people who work for him.
Plot: mad scientist, rape, escape, sexual torture, voodoo, human experiment, sadist, marijuana, shooting a woman, suicide, torture, breasts ...
Place: costa rica
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 5.8
 114
Deadly Desire (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A security guard is enticed to scam a businessman for his insurance money by the man's attractive wife. The trouble begins when he discovers that the husband has ties to the mob.
Plot: poison, adultery, explosion, burglar alarm, steam room, tennis, man wearing towel, infidelity, pay phone, fire, murder, hotel ...
Place: costa rica, mexico
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 6.3
 169
Imprisoned (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Costa Rica, Colombia
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A young girl gets involved in a family drama when she starts a secret friendship with a prison inmate.
Plot: peace, poverty, prisoner
Place: costa rica
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 6.5
 659
After Words (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A librarian facing a mid-life crisis travels to Costa Rica.
Plot: love, loneliness, cancer
Place: costa rica
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 2.2
 5K
Surf School (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A rag-tag bunch of seniors, complete outsiders at their surf-crazed Laguna Beach High School, decide to crash the biggest team surf contest. In order to prevail, however, they must do one important thing...learn to surf! We're taking your ...
Style: offbeat, realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty
Audience: teens
Plot: surfing, sport, high school, friends, friendship, school, rivalry, underdog, youth, best friends, down on your luck, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, california, costa rica
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 6.5
 63K
Act of Valor (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a covert mission to rescue a kidnapped CIA operative uncovers a chilling plot, an elite, highly trained U.S. SEAL team speeds to hotspots around the globe, racing against the clock to stop a deadly terrorist attack.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, exciting, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: navy, military, terrorism, cia, bomb, soldier, military life, national security, pistol, terrorist plot, scuba diving, heroism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: somalia, mexico, costa rica, ukraine, san diego california ...
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 7.0
 541K
Jurassic World (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Twenty-two years after the events of Jurassic Park, Isla Nublar now features a fully functioning dinosaur theme park, Jurassic World, as originally envisioned by John Hammond.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, futuristic, suspense, scenic ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, kids
Plot: dangerous animal, island, dinosaur, theme park, animal attack, survival, amusement park, adventure, human animal relationship, jungle, rescue mission, killer animal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: costa rica
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Without a Paddle (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Mystery
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Three friends, whose lives have been drifting apart, reunite for the funeral of a fourth childhood friend. When looking through their childhood belongings, they discover a trunk which contained details on a quest their friend was attempting. It ...
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic, entertaining, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: treasure hunt, adventure, friendship, treasure, surfing, escapades, wilderness, hippie, disorder, partners, buddies, nothing goes right ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 80s
Place: oregon, usa, mexico, washington state, costa rica ...
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Supreme Sanction (1999)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An elite assassin for a covert Government agency is marked for death after aborting an assignment to take out a journalist who could expose the corruption of the very institution that trained her as their weapon of choice.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, on the run, helicopter, reporter, assassin, heroes, disobey, deadly, government agency, rivalry, escapades, anti heroes ...
Time: 90s
Place: arizona, costa rica
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 7.0
 5K
Schizopolis (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A man works for the unpleasant guru of a Scientology-like movement.
Style: surreal, humorous, witty, clever, biting ...
Plot: dentist, infidelity, masturbation, office, exterminator, assassination, workplace, communication problem, sexual relations, media satire, guru, love affair ...
Time: 90s
Place: costa rica, rhode island, new mexico
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 8.2
 409K
Casino (1995)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA, France
Duration: 178 min.
Story: The life of the gambling paradise – Las Vegas – and its dark mafia underbelly.
Style: realistic, rough, stylized, tense, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: casino, mafia, criminal heroes, rise and fall, crime, blind ambition, organized crime, drug abuse, fbi, gambling, greed, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s, year 1980, year 1983 ...
Place: las vegas, usa, costa rica, chicago illinois
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The Blue Butterfly (2004)
Genre: Drama, Adventure
Country: Canada, USA, UK
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Based on a true story, The Blue Butterfly tells the story of a terminally ill 10-year-old boy whose dream is to catch the most beautiful butterfly on Earth, the mythic and elusive Blue Morpho. His mother persuades a renowned entomologist to take ...
Style: serious, emotional, touching, realistic
Plot: jungle, terminal illness, redemption, rain, butterfly, dangerous animal, child illness, tragic hero, family relations, disability, parents and children, adventure ...
Time: contemporary
Place: canada, latin america, central america, costa rica
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