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 serious, realistic, suspenseful, rough, tense and sexy films and TV shows about / with murder, chase, state affairs, violence, jungle, helicopter, explosion, society, death and politics plots mostly in Drama, Action and War genres shot in USA, Mexico, Spain and other countries.
nicaragua movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as nicaragua: Under Fire (1983), Walker (1987), The Lost Platoon (1990), Latino (1985), Carla's Song (1996), Clinton and Nadine (1988), Sandino (1991), Alsino and the Condor (1982), Striker (1988), Now & Later (2009).

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: realistic, emotional, serious, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revolution, journalism, war, idealism, photojournalist, politics, wife husband relationship, rebelliousness, anti war, political unrest, battles, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: nicaragua, latin america, central america, ireland
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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: surreal, serious, rough, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: horse, gunfight, sword, mexican standoff, violence, small town, battle, blood splatter, gore, adventurer, idealism, extreme violence ...
Time: 19th century, 1800s, 1850s
Place: nicaragua, central america, latin america
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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: bleak, serious, rough, suspenseful, scary
Plot: vampire, soldier, military, war, journalism, siblings relations, wartime life, danger, deadly, escapades, heroes, imaginary ...
Place: nicaragua, latin america, korea
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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: disturbing, serious, sincere, realistic, biting ...
Plot: military, witnessing a crime, journalism, war, idealism, rebelliousness, jungle, anti war, political unrest, revolution, battles, politics ...
Time: 80s
Place: nicaragua, asia, latin america, vietnam, central america
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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: serious, thought provoking, realistic, sincere, rough ...
Plot: politics, bus driver, bus, society, romance, civil war, opposites attract, rescue, love affair, social differences, political unrest, state affairs ...
Time: 90s
Place: nicaragua, scotland, europe, glasgow scotland
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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: rough, serious, realistic, sexual, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: murder, reluctant partners, crime, witnessing a crime, drug dealing, going straight, manipulations, vengeance, destructive relationship, memory loss, crimes, deadly ...
Time: 80s
Place: latin america, nicaragua
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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, dictator, anarchism, guerilla warfare, resistance movement
Time: 1920s, 1930s
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, american soldier, climbing a tree, jungle, rebel, grandmother grandson relationship, dictator, drunk, civil war, helicopter, brothel, dictatorship ...
Place: nicaragua, central america
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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, shot in the chest, massacre, violence, brutality, gun, betrayal, choked to death, body count, electric torture, bullfighting, guerilla warfare ...
Place: nicaragua
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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: serious, talky, realistic, sincere, erotic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: poverty, socialism, acceptance, menage a trois, repression, immigrants, introspection, friendship, sexual relations, hopes, on the run, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: nicaragua, los angeles, usa
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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, thought provoking, suspenseful, captivating, clever ...
Plot: journalism, drug dealing, investigation, government agency, uncover truth, life turned upside down, conspiracy, politics, police corruption, state affairs, cia, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 90s, 1990s
Place: california, nicaragua, los angeles, latin america, usa ...
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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: rough, serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: female boxer, follow your dream, urban ghetto life, ambition, urban ghetto, sport, gender, hopes, life is a bitch, rebellion, athlete's life, gang ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, 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: serious, rough, realistic, suspenseful, exciting ...
Plot: jungle, dynamite, existentialism, oil company, dangerous mission, rope bridge, danger, survival, race against time, redemption, explosive, criminal ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: latin america, nicaragua, new jersey, central america, paris france ...
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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, children, immigration, brother sister relationship
Place: costa rica, nicaragua
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American Made (2017)
Genre: Action, Biography, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
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, emotional, humorous
Plot: pilot, cia, illegal drugs, drug smuggling, smuggler, fbi, money, drug dealer, drug trafficking, trial, cocaine, husband wife relationship ...
Time: year 1978, year 1982, year 1980, year 1984, year 1985 ...
Place: latin america, colombia, usa, central america, nicaragua ...
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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, happiness, unhappiness, bisexual, ex lover, male nudity, photograph, infidelity, love triangle, photographer, flashback, camera ...
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: brawl, disarming someone, u.s. military, military base, terrorist plot, revenge plot, torture, revolver, interrogation, battle, explosion, one man army ...
Place: nicaragua, puerto rico, 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: suspenseful, serious, realistic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: secret identity, politics, espionage, bribery, starting over, resistance, terrorism, danger, hopes, state affairs, undercover, drinking ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: germany, vietnam, asia, europe, german democratic republic ...
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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: suspenseful, serious, bleak, rough, scary ...
Plot: apocalypse, christianity, sacrifice, pregnancy, prophecy, supernatural, clergy, destiny, catholicism, curses spells and rituals, danger, babies and infants ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: israel, california, haiti, nicaragua
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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: clever, semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, humorous ...
Plot: espionage, cia, intrigue, poet, code, missing person, dishonesty, politics, single parent, uncover truth, political corruption, woman in danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1989
Place: europe, france, turkey, istanbul turkey, paris france ...
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