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, tense, rough and political films and TV shows about / with murder, cia, politics, gun, suspense, nude, chase, violence, society and runaway plots mostly in Drama, Action and War genres shot in USA, Mexico, Nicaragua and other countries.
nicaragua movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as nicaragua: Under Fire (1983), Latino (1985), Now & Later (2011), The Lost Platoon (1990), Alsino and the Condor (1982), Sandino (1990), La Yuma (2009), The Path (2008), Clinton and Nadine (1988), American Made (2017).

List of movies set in nicaragua

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, political, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: journalism, politics, photojournalist, revolution, idealism, photographer, reporter, political unrest, military, media, anti war, society ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1979
Place: nicaragua, latin america, ireland, central america
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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: political, serious, realistic, thought provoking, biting ...
Plot: spy, state terrorism, military, torture, anti war, jungle, political unrest, battles, revolution, state affairs, politics, media ...
Time: 80s
Place: nicaragua, vietnam, asia, latin america, central america
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Now & Later (2011)
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: sexy, serious, realistic, talky, sincere ...
Audience: date night, adult
Plot: explicit sex, sex scene, coitus, repression, poverty, hell on earth, love affair, male nudity, erotica, introspection, immigrants, society ...
Time: 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, nicaragua
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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: scary, suspenseful, rough, bleak, serious
Plot: vampire, supernatural, vietnam war, supernatural being, soldier, graphic violence, world war two, journalism, heroes, media, military, escapades ...
Place: nicaragua, latin america, korea
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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 ...
Style: political
Plot: boy, rebellion, partisan, rebel, tyrant, grandfather grandson relationship, dictator, drunk, grandmother grandson relationship, dictatorship, civil war, helicopter ...
Place: nicaragua, central america
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Sandino (1990)
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: intrigue, rebel, revolutionary, partisan, latin american history, dictator, guerilla warfare, anarchism, resistance movement
Time: 1920s, 1930s
Place: nicaragua, central america, latin america
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La Yuma (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Nicaragua, Mexico, Spain, France
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: serious, sincere, realistic, rough
Plot: female boxer, against the rules, follow your dream, human spirit, ambition, rebellion, fall in love, life is a bitch, social differences, gang, athlete's life, sport ...
Time: 21st century
Place: nicaragua, latin america
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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, immigration, brother sister relationship, children
Place: costa rica, nicaragua
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Clinton and Nadine (1988)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 91 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, tense, serious, erotic, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prostitute, murder, graphic violence, manipulation, investigation, dancer's life, witnessing a crime, law enforcement, rivalry, criminal heroes, dishonesty, reluctant partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: latin america, nicaragua, miami, central america, costa rica
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American Made (2017)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama
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: exciting, factual, emotional, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: pilot, money laundering, drugs, cia, drug cartel, smuggler, cocaine, fbi, sex scene, money, drug traffic, aviation ...
Time: 80s, year 1978, 70s, year 1986, year 1983 ...
Place: colombia, latin america, usa, panama, central america ...
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Striker (1988)
Genre: Action, Drama
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, combat, mass murder, sadism, photographer, betrayal, violence, massacre, brutality, mercenary, guerilla warfare, kickboxing ...
Place: nicaragua, miami
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The Mighty Quinn (1989)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Police chief Xavier Quinn investigates the gruesome murder of Donald Pater, one of the wealthiest residents on a Caribbean island. He was found decapitated in his Jacuzzi. Although the local political establishment, especially crooked Governor ...
Style: serious, realistic, suspenseful, neo noir, sexy ...
Plot: whodunit, murder, childhood friend, police investigation, snake, partners against crime, investigation, justice, crime gone awry, resort hotel, cia agent, frame up ...
Time: 80s, future, 70s
Place: jamaica, caribbean, africa, nicaragua, west indies ...
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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: political, witty, cynical, talky, humorous ...
Plot: political satire, election campaign, politics, satire, manipulation, political campaign, journalism, conspiracy, republican, senator, ambition, society ...
Time: 90s
Place: pennsylvania, usa, nicaragua, new york
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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: open relationship, polygamy, lgbtq, lgbt, male nudity, nude, homosexual, deaf mute, gay, happiness, threesome, breakup ...
Place: montreal, nicaragua
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Delta Force Commando (1987)
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 ...
Style: macaroni combat, cult film
Plot: battlefield, commando, terrorist attack, military base, brawl, fistfight, terrorism, mixed martial arts, pregnancy, terrorist, tough guy, heist ...
Place: nicaragua, central america, puerto rico
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The Legend of Rita (2000)
Genre: Drama, History, 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: melancholic, captivating, tense, suspenseful, sexy ...
Plot: lesbian, politics, terrorism, berlin wall, runaway, loneliness, existentialism, starting over, state affairs, lesbian sex, activist, spy ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 20th century
Place: germany, east germany, berlin germany, latin america, new jersey ...
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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, psychological, tense, bleak, serious ...
Plot: pregnancy, supernatural, apocalypse, christianity, suspense, religion, clergy, destiny, end of the world, prophecy, curse, woman in danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: haiti, california, israel, nicaragua, vatican ...
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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: captivating, disturbing, tense, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: missing person, espionage, intrigue, undercover, dishonesty, rivalry, woman in danger, politics, investigation, spy, chase, cia ...
Time: year 1989, 21st century
Place: paris france, france, europe, istanbul turkey, nicaragua ...
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Drunk Wedding (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Jon and Elissa dreamed of having an epic destination wedding surrounded by their best friends. But their trip to paradise turns into an outrageous drunken weekend they wish they could forget.
Plot: found footage, wedding, female nudity, threesome, marriage proposal, friendship between men, prank, male full rear nudity, slumber party, man punching a woman, wedding ceremony, male nudity ...
Place: nicaragua
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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: road movie, neo noir, dark, cynical, political ...
Plot: truck, terrorist, criminal, existentialism, jungle, survival, politics, expedition, oil, mission, bus, bandit ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: south america, nicaragua, paris france, jerusalem, new jersey ...
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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: political, tense, suspenseful, thought provoking, clever ...
Plot: journalism, reporter, u.s. government, conspiracy, journalist, drug smuggling, media manipulation, politics, investigation, media, secrets, brainwashing ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 90s, 20th century, year 1996
Place: california, los angeles, iran, usa, latin america ...
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Walker (1987)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Western
Country: USA, Mexico
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: political, indie film, serious, realistic, surreal ...
Plot: mercenary, deaf, small town, mexican standoff, gunfight, sword, civil war, battles, mogul, idealism, media, rebellion ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
Place: central america, latin america, nicaragua
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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: thought provoking, tense, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: politics, bus driver, bus, revolution, refugee, bus trip, civil war, passenger, political unrest, social differences, love affair, opposites attract ...
Time: 80s, 90s
Place: glasgow scotland, scotland, europe, nicaragua
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Snowfall (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
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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: dark drama, sexy, realistic, cynical, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealer, african american, dea, ghetto, u.s. government, latinx lead, illegal drugs, gangsters, drug crime, black cast, spy, couples ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: usa, los angeles, central america, california, south central los angeles ...
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