Movies and TV shows set in chile

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in chile ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, semi serious, touching, tense and atmospheric films and TV shows about / with friendship, death, brutality, beach, friends, dog, society, politics, storytelling and catastrophe plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in Chile, France, USA and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as chile: The Maid (2009), Missing (1982), Another Story of Love (2011), Hidden in the Woods (2012), Tony Manero (2008), Machuca (2004), Post Mortem (2010), No (2012), The 33 (2015), Aftershock (2012).

List of movies set in chile

 7.3
 5K
The Maid (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Chile, Mexico
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Raquel has been the live-in housekeeper for a kind, reasonably wealthy family for half her life, and the joyless repetition of the job has begun to take its toll. Increasingly dependent on painkillers, Raquel resorts to pranks and childish avoidance ...
Style: semi serious, clever, humorous, tense, cynical ...
Plot: maid, master and servant, rivalry, servant, domestic disturbance, unfulfillment, power relations, family relations, disorder, self discovery, workplace, social differences ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america, santiago chile
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 7.8
 16K
Missing (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Based on the real-life experiences of Ed Horman. A conservative American businessman travels to a South American country to investigate the sudden disappearance of his son after a right-wing military takeover. Accompanied by his son's wife he ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, serious, clever, suspenseful ...
Plot: dictatorship, missing person, politics, military, senator, loss of son, newspaper, political conspiracy, political intrigue, journalist, military coup, coup d'etat ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: chile, latin america, south america, santiago chile, washington d.c. ...
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Another Story of Love (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Chile
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Diego and Sebastián are 2 teenagers, childhood friends that meet again in summer, which gives way to an intense friendship while they get drunk, smoke weed, and roam around the streets, looking for the meaning of life, sex and love.
Style: semi serious, emotional, sexual, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: beach, friendship, coming of age, gay, friends, youth, drug abuse, reunion, romance, betrayal, couples, lgbt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chile
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Crystal Fairy & the Magical Cactus (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Chile
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Jamie is a boorish, insensitive American twentysomething traveling in Chile, who somehow manages to create chaos at every turn. He and his friends are planning on taking a road trip north to experience a legendary shamanistic hallucinogen called the ...
Style: atmospheric, semi serious, humorous, realistic, road movie ...
Plot: desert, on the road, cactus, self discovery, disorder, rivalry, radical, misfit, ego clash, twentysomething life, adolescence vs adulthood, drugs/alcohol ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2012
Place: chile, latin america, pacific ocean
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Hidden in the Woods (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Chile
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story of two sisters who have been raised in isolation, subjected to the torment of their abusive, drug dealing father. When they finally decide to report him to the police, he kills the two officers and is put in jail. But things go from bad to ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, rough, disturbing, scary ...
Plot: sexual abuse, gore, rivalry, in the woods, kids in trouble, gory, deadly, feral man, on the run, vengeance, dysfunctional family, siblings relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america
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 6.8
 3K
Tony Manero (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Chile, Brazil
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A man is obsessed with John Travolta's disco dancing character from "Saturday Night Fever".
Style: rough, bleak, serious, realistic
Plot: dance, social decay, political unrest, showbiz, society, lifestyle, totalitarianism, bar, nightlife, life is a bitch, crime, ambition ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978
Place: chile, latin america, santiago chile
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 7.8
 10K
Machuca (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Chile, Spain, UK, France
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Santiago, capital of Chile during the Marxist government of elected, highly controversial president Salvador Allende. Father McEnroe supports his leftist views by introducing a program at the prestigious "collegio" (Catholic prep school) ...
Style: emotional, realistic, touching, serious, sincere ...
Plot: politics, friendship, childhood, poverty, sexual initiation, coming of age, dictatorship, bully, teacher, classmate, demonstration, historical event ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: chile, latin america, santiago chile, santiago de chile, south america ...
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 6.6
 2K
Post Mortem (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, Germany, Mexico
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In Chile, 1973, during the last days of Salvador Allende's presidency, an employee at a Morgue's recording office falls for a burlesque dancer who mysteriously disappears.
Style: captivating, sincere, atmospheric, serious, realistic ...
Plot: morgue, autopsy, state affairs, obsessive quest, political conspiracy, political unrest, cabaret, crimes, love and romance, unfulfilled love, missing person, unfulfillment ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: chile, latin america
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 7.4
 21K
No (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, France, Mexico, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In 1988, Chilean military dictator Augusto Pinochet, due to international pressure, is forced to call a plebiscite on his presidency. The country will vote ‘Yes’ or ‘No’ to Pinochet extending his rule for another eight years. Opposition ...
Style: realistic, captivating, serious, sincere, dramatic ...
Plot: campaign, oppression, dictatorship, democracy, advertising agency, idealism, underdog, fighting the system, totalitarianism, against the odds, society, advertising ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: chile, latin america, santiago de chile, santiago chile, south america
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 6.9
 32K
The 33 (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Chile, USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Based on a true story about the collapse at the mine in San Jose, Chile that left 33 miners isolated underground for 69 days.
Style: suspense, serious, touching, tense, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, mining, rescue, race against time, hopes, danger, isolation, human spirit, president, stranded, catastrophe, ethnic conflict ...
Time: year 2010, 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: chile, latin america, mine, australia
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 4.8
 10K
Aftershock (2012)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Chile
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Mayhem and death follow when an earthquake traps a group of tourists in a Chilean town.
Style: suspenseful, serious, tense, rough, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: chaos, earthquake, survival, danger, deadly, violence spree, forces of nature, tsunami, rape, drugs/alcohol, gory, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america, santiago chile
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 7.1
 42K
The Colony (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, France, Luxembourg, UK, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A young woman's desperate search for her abducted boyfriend that draws her into the infamous Colonia Dignidad, a sect nobody ever escaped from.
Style: psychological, touching, suspense, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: torture chamber, cult, kidnapping, religious fanatic, violence against women, military dictatorship, political unrest, torture, discipline, escape, genocide, revolution ...
Time: year 1973
Place: chile, germany, new jersey, latin america
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Mi mejor enemigo (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Chile, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: After losing their bearings, a group of Chilean soldiers learns some lessons about their enemy's humanity in this dark comedy set during the 1970s war between Chile and Argentina. Digging in where they are, the troop soon discovers a nearby ...
Style: realistic, biting, dark humor, thought provoking, tragicomedy ...
Plot: military, soldier, friendship, hapless soldier, confined, culture clash, society, human nature, infantrymen, military life, anti war, patrol ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978
Place: chile, argentina, latin america, patagonia, south america
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 7.2
 8K
The Club (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: Chile
Duration: 98 min.
Story: In a secluded house in a small seaside town live four unrelated men and the woman who tends to the house and their needs. All former priests, they have been sent to this quiet exile to purge the sins of their pasts, the separation from their ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: nun, small town, child abuse, priest, counselor, catholic church, child molestation, haunted by the past, society, introspection, clergy, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america, pacific ocean, santiago chile
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 6.7
 275
My Last Round (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sport
Country: Chile, Argentina
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Hugo becomes captivated with Octavio, a middle-aged local boxing champion, but their relationship is tested when Hugo finds a new job in the city.
Style: humorous, semi serious, sentimental, touching, realistic
Plot: love affair, pets, ambition, friends, unfulfillment, fall in love, romance, love and romance, athlete's life, gays and lesbians, couples, rain ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, santiago chile
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Optical Illusions (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Chile, France, Portugal
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A blind man who recovers his sight after an operation finds his life in chaos when he is rejected by the community to which he once belonged. (Chile)
Style: dark humor, clever, humorous, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: introspection, human nature, friends, workplace, innocence lost, workplace romance, love affair, love and romance, teaching the ways of the world, workplace situations, secretary, jewish ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america
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The Secret of the Ice Cave (1989)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Chile, West Germany, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A group of treasure-seekers embark on a expedition into high adventure as they race to discover what's really located in the mysterious ice cave.
Style: semi serious
Audience: pre-teens, family outing
Plot: treasure hunt, on the road, cave, betrayal, heroes, partners, buddies, escapades, family, adventure, friendship, friends ...
Time: 80s
Place: chile
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Dead Letter Office (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Australia
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After years of having her letters to her estranged father come back as undeliverable, a young woman takes a job at a Dead Letter Office. She hopes to figure out how to locate her father. Unexpectedly, she finds a potential romance and begins to ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, multicultural
Plot: obsessive quest, romance, parents and children, love and romance, haunted by the past, letter, club, memory, politics, love, dancer, pigeon ...
Time: 90s
Place: australia, chile
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Three Crowns of the Sailor (1983)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: France
Duration: 117 min.
Story: In this classically surreal fantasy, a sailor, known for telling tales, sees a student killing his teacher and decides to spin a few yarns for him. He tells the boy of his many adventures in exotic South American ports where he visited opium dens ...
Style: offbeat, surreal, mind bending, stylized, serious ...
Plot: ship, ghost, postmodernism, listener, murder, ocean or sea, escapades, adventurer, parallel world, lifestyle, imaginary, mysterious character ...
Time: year 1958
Place: chile, singapore
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The Quispe Girls (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Based on a true story occurred in 1974, this is the tale of sisters Justa, Lucia, and Luciana Quispe, sheperds in the Chilean altiplano who lead a solitary life. A visitor brings news about a law that might change their way of living. This event ...
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, bleak, psychological
Plot: legislation, solitary, isolation, siblings relations, family in crisis, wilderness, life turned upside down, family relations, herd, dog, mountain, death ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1974
Place: chile, latin america
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To Kill a Man (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Chile, France
Duration: 82 min.
Story: How far will you go to protect your family? Jorge is a peaceful hard-working man who seeks a simple, quiet life for himself and his family. One day, he is mugged and humiliated by a gang of thugs led by Kalule, a delinquent from his neighborhood. ...
Style: tense, realistic, psychological, suspenseful, bleak ...
Plot: revenge, rivalry, family in danger, danger, manhood, picked on, spouse in danger, crimes, couple relations, couples, deadly, night ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile
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 6.0
 123
Nucingen House (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: Romania, France, Chile
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Surreal gothic comedy about a gambler who wins a strange Chilean mansion and takes his frail wife there.
Style: serious, atmospheric, stylized, scary, offbeat ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, couple relations, uninvited guest, couples, supernatural, estate, oneiric, country estate, afterlife, old dark house, country house ...
Time: 20s, 20th century
Place: chile, latin america, patagonia
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 6.5
 163
Orphan (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, France, Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A Chilean family deals with the new values in a quickly changing world.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, sincere
Plot: society, social differences, introspection, social relations, family relations, hopes, family in crisis, village life, parents and children, village, human spirit, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america
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Football Stories (1997)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: Chile
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Three vignettes about the lives of young Chileans and their passions and frustrations over one of the century's most important rituals: football.
Style: touching, serious, sincere, realistic
Plot: contests and competitions, athlete's life, friends, sport team, obsession, ambition, rivalry, underdog, sport, playing pool, crying, bar ...
Time: 90s
Place: chile, latin america
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 6.7
 7K
Gloria (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Chile, Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Gloria is a 58-year-old divorcée. Her children have all left home but she has no desire to spend her days and nights alone. Determined to defy old age and loneliness, she rushes headlong into a whirl of singles’ parties on the hunt for instant ...
Style: semi serious, sincere, serious, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: elderly lovers, elderly, looking for love, starting over, aging, haunted by the past, clubbing, love and romance, drugs/alcohol, golden years, hopes, singleness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chile, spain, latin america, santiago de chile, santiago chile
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Of Love and Shadows (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Argentina, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Irene is a magazine editor living under the shadow of the Pinochet dictatorship in Chile. Francisco is a handsome photographer and he comes to Irene for a job. As a sympathizer with the underground resistance movement, Francisco opens her eyes and ...
Style: serious, tense, realistic, based on true events, sexy ...
Plot: torture, dictatorship, politics, rebellion, media, fall in love, uncover truth, love and romance, life is a bitch, interracial relations, romance, state affairs ...
Time: 70s, 1920s
Place: chile, latin america, south america, spain, california
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 5.0
 9K
Magic Magic (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Chile, USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In remote Chile, a vacationing young woman begins to mentally unravel; meanwhile, her friends ignore her claim until it's too late.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, scary, tense ...
Plot: insomnia, mind game, countryside, isolation, woman in danger, danger, mysterious character, losing-it hero, confined, nobody believes, isolated house, bullying ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chile, latin america, south america, andes mountains, santiago de chile ...
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Thursday Till Sunday (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, Netherlands
Duration: 96 min.
Story: As she and her family embark on a short vacation, a Chilean teenager slowly comes to the realization that her parents might be splitting up.
Style: touching, sentimental, gloomy, emotional, bleak ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, family problems, innocence lost, protecting from truth, family relations, under the surface, parents separation, off the road, family in crisis, parents and children, on the road, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chile
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Promedio Rojo (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Spain, Chile
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Nerdy comic book aficionado Roberto Rodriguez battles low self-esteem, loser friends and vicious high school bullies as he vies for the heart of Cristina, the hot new girl from Madrid.
Style: humorous, semi serious, offbeat, realistic, gross out humor
Audience: teens
Plot: underdog, high school, high school life, buddies, daydreamer, teenage life, youth, ambition, wooing, rivalry, misfit, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chile, latin america
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The Summer of Flying Fish (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Chile, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Manena is the headstrong adolescent daughter of Pancho, a rich Chilean landowner who devotes his vacation to one thing : the invasion of his artificial lagoon by carps. While he employs increasingly radical methods, Manena has her first romantic ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, touching
Plot: countryside, teenage life, coming of age, parents and children, siblings relations, family relations, obsession, youth, dynamite, bourgeoisie, pet dog, lake ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america
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