Movies and TV shows set in nicaragua

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in nicaragua ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, rough, tense and captivating films and TV shows about / with murder, politics, violence, state affairs, society, cia, jungle, journalism, explosion and revolution plots mostly in Drama, Action and War genres shot in USA, Mexico, Spain and other countries.
nicaragua
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nicaragua movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as nicaragua: Carla's Song (1996), Walker (1987), Latino (1985), Under Fire (1983), The Lost Platoon (1990), Kill the Messenger (2014), Clinton and Nadine (1988), Sandino (1991), Alsino and the Condor (1982), Striker (1988).

List of movies set in nicaragua

 6.8
 3K
Carla's Song (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: UK, Spain, Germany
Duration: 127 min.
Story: A Glasgow man (Robert Carlyle) visits war-torn Nicaragua with a refugee (Oyanka Cabezas) tormented by her memories.
Style: rough, serious, sincere, realistic, tense ...
Plot: politics, bus, bus driver, love affair, political unrest, romance, state affairs, passenger, rescue, opposites attract, refugees, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: nicaragua, scotland, europe, glasgow scotland
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 6.6
 3K
Walker (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA, Mexico, Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: William Walker and his mercenary corps enter Nicaragua in the middle of the 19th century in order to install a new government by a coup d'etat.
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, surreal, rough
Plot: violence, mexican standoff, horse, gore, blood splatter, battle, gunfight, sword, small town, state affairs, rebelliousness, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1850s
Place: nicaragua, central america, latin america
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 6.0
 144
Latino (1985)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The fighting between the Sandinista government in Nicaragua and the Contra rebels backed by U.S. money and expertise is the focus of this pro-Sandinista film by Haskell Wexler. On a secret mission to help the U.S. Special Forces train Contra rebels ...
Style: disturbing, sincere, serious, thought provoking, realistic ...
Plot: military, journalism, anti war, society, rebelliousness, witnessing a crime, war, state affairs, idealism, rebellion, political unrest, media ...
Time: 80s
Place: nicaragua, vietnam, latin america, asia, central america
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 7.1
 6K
Under Fire (1983)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Three U.S. journalists (Nick Nolte, Joanna Cassidy, Gene Hackman) get too close to one another and their work in 1979 Nicaragua.
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, emotional ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revolution, photojournalist, war, politics, journalism, idealism, rebelliousness, society, rebellion, anti war, political unrest, battles ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: nicaragua, latin america, central america, ireland
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The Lost Platoon (1990)
Genre: Action, Horror, War
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An American reporter covering a civil war in Nicaragua discovers that four soldiers that he used to know during World War II are there and they are actual vampires fighting their own personal war against an evil Nicaraguan general and his own ...
Style: rough, scary, suspenseful, bleak, serious
Plot: vampire, soldier, journalism, supernatural, deadly, heroes, military, media, escapades, imaginary, siblings relations, war ...
Place: nicaragua, latin america, korea
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Kill the Messenger (2014)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A reporter becomes the target of a vicious smear campaign that drives him to the point of suicide after he exposes the CIA's role in arming Contra rebels in Nicaragua and importing cocaine into California. Based on the true story of journalist ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, thought provoking, clever, disturbing ...
Plot: journalism, drug dealing, investigation, uncover truth, police corruption, government agency, life turned upside down, state affairs, conspiracy, society, crimes, life is a bitch ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: california, nicaragua, los angeles, usa, latin america ...
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Clinton and Nadine (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Andy Garcia plays Clinton, who is eager to find his brother's murderer. To do so, he enlists the aid of Nadine, an expensive call girl. Clinton and Nadine get sucked into a plot to smuggle guns to the Contra forces in Nicaragua.
Style: sexy, rough, sexual, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, manipulations, reluctant partners, crime, dancer's life, witnessing a crime, crimes, destructive relationship, criminal heroes, vengeance, memory loss, investigation ...
Time: 80s
Place: latin america, nicaragua
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 6.7
 84
Sandino (1991)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Cuba, Italy, Spain, Chile, Mexico, Nicaragua
Duration: 135 min.
Story: Narrative of a period of life (1926 - 1934) of the Nicaraguan revolutionary leader Sandino, who was known as "The general of free men."
Plot: rebel, anarchism, guerilla warfare, dictator, resistance movement
Time: 1930s, 1920s
Place: nicaragua, latin america, central america
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Alsino and the Condor (1982)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Nicaragua, Cuba, Mexico, Costa Rica
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Alsino, a boy of 10 or 12, lives with his grandmother in a remote area of Nicaragua. He's engulfed in the war between rebels and government troops when a US advisor orders the army to open a staging area by the boy's hamlet. Alsino tries ...
Plot: rebellion, boy, dictatorship, dictator, prostitute, drunk, rebel, grandmother grandson relationship, tyrant, soldier, american soldier, helicopter ...
Place: nicaragua, central america
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 4.5
 124
Striker (1988)
Genre: Action
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: John Slade is hired to rescue a journalist named Frank Morris from a Sandinista prison in Nicaragua. He teams with Marta, a local woman, to carry out this mission, but then he's captured, tortured, and forced to deal with the fact that ...
Plot: truck driver, exploding body, hand to hand combat, judo, martial arts, shot in the leg, impalement, shot in the crotch, mercenary, burnt face, shot multiple times, war violence ...
Place: nicaragua
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 5.2
 1K
Now & Later (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Sex, politics and American culture are mixed into a combustible combination in Now & Later. Angela is an illegal Latina immigrant living in Los Angeles who stumbles across Bill, a disgraced banker on the run. She takes him in. Through ...
Style: gloomy, sexy, talky, realistic, serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: menage a trois, socialism, acceptance, poverty, repression, friendship, friends, society, introspection, on the run, love affair, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nicaragua, usa, los angeles
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 6.4
 187
La Yuma (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: France, Mexico, Spain, Nicaragua
Duration: 90 min.
Story: This is the story of Yuma a strong-willed and rebellious girl from the poor neighborhoods of Managua who dreams of being a boxer.
Style: sincere, serious, rough, realistic
Plot: female boxer, siblings relations, parents and children, crimes, life is a bitch, fall in love, gender, society, social differences, lifestyle, feminism, gang ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: nicaragua, latin america
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 7.7
 14K
Sorcerer (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Four criminals from different parts of the globe, all hiding from their pasts in the same remote South American town, agree to risk their lives transporting gallons of unstable nitroglycerin across dangerous jungle.
Style: realistic, captivating, tense, exciting, psychological ...
Plot: jungle, danger, survival, dangerous mission, dynamite, oil company, rope bridge, existentialism, low lives, escapades, adventure, deadly ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: nicaragua, new jersey, jerusalem, latin america, central america ...
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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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 7.8
 6K
Snowfall (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
Story: Los Angeles. 1983. A storm is coming and it's name is crack. Set against the infancy of the crack cocaine epidemic and its ultimate radical impact on the culture as we know it, the story follows numerous characters on a violent collision course.
Style: realistic, rough, cynical, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealer, drug dealing, cocaine, drug, smuggling, crime, u.s. government, latinx lead, illegal drugs, crimes, gangsters, criminal heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: south central los angeles, central america, california, nicaragua
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 7.0
 13K
Bob Roberts (1992)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Mock documentary about an upstart candidate for the U.S. Senate written and directed by actor Tim Robbins. Bob Roberts is a folksinger with a difference: He offers tunes that protest welfare chiselers, liberal whining, and the like. As the ...
Style: clever, witty, cynical, realistic, humorous ...
Plot: assassination attempt, politics, senator, conservative, filmmaking, election campaign, political satire, political campaign, senate, journalism, racism, rise to the top ...
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, nicaragua
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 7.2
 130K
American Made (2017)
Genre: Action, Biography, Comedy, Crime
Country: USA, Japan, Colombia
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The true story of pilot Barry Seal, who transported contraband for the CIA and the Medellin cartel in the 1980s.
Style: factual, exciting, captivating, humorous, emotional ...
Plot: pilot, cia, drug trafficking, illegal drugs, smuggler, drug dealer, fbi, money, money laundering, colonel, trial, cocaine ...
Time: 20th century, year 1985, year 1982, year 1984, year 1978 ...
Place: latin america, colombia, arkansas, nicaragua, louisiana ...
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Straight for the Heart (1988)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Canada, Switzerland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Pierre is a Montreal photojournalist who returns from Nicaragua to find that his ten-year menage a trois is over. Haunted by his mid-life crisis, he becomes obsessed with trying to find out why his two lovers, Sarah and David, have left him.
Plot: polyamory, female nudity, witness, murder, shower, photograph, love triangle, infidelity, male nudity, ex lover, journalism, threesome ...
Place: montreal quebec canada, nicaragua
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Delta Force Commando (1988)
Genre: Action
Country: Italy
Duration: 89 min.
Story: After the needless death of his wife and unborn child during a theft and raid on an army base (and it was really needless as the hoods just burst in and shoot up his apt for no reason) an ex-member of Delta Force and decorated war veteran Fred ...
Plot: one man army, heist, disarming someone, one against many, brawl, terrorist group, terrorism, semiautomatic pistol, mixed martial arts, tough guy, blood spatter, martial arts ...
Place: puerto rico, nicaragua, central america
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The Legend of Rita (2000)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Germany
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Rita Vogt is a radical West German terrorist who abandons the revolution and settles in East Germany with a new identity provided by the East German secret service. She lives in constant fear of having her cover blown, which unavoidably happens ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating ...
Plot: politics, bribery, espionage, secret identity, terrorism, undercover, danger, hopes, state affairs, starting over, resistance, drinking ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: germany, vietnam, europe, france, asia ...
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The Seventh Sign (1988)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Abby is a pregnant woman with a curious new boarder in the apartment over her garage. Turns out he's heaven-sent and is speeding along the Apocalypse by bloodying rivers, egging on plagues and following scripture word for word.
Style: scary, bleak, serious, biblical, psychological ...
Plot: apocalypse, pregnancy, christianity, prophecy, sacrifice, supernatural, destiny, clergy, religions or cults, worldwide chaos, curses spells and rituals, woman in danger ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: california, nicaragua, israel, haiti
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 6.3
 4K
Fay Grim (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, France
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Many years after her notorious husband, Henry Fool, fled after killing a neighbor, Fay Grim receives a visit from CIA agent Fulbright, who tells her that Henry is dead, but that some of his journals have been unearthed in France. She sets forth on a ...
Style: realistic, offbeat, suspenseful, humorous, witty ...
Plot: code, intrigue, poet, espionage, cia, collector, politics, missing person, rivalry, family relations, woman in danger, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1989
Place: turkey, europe, france, afghanistan, nicaragua ...
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