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, disturbing, touching, captivating and suspense films and TV shows about / with society, nudity (full frontal - brief), family relations, youth, history of chile, violence, runaway, friendship, dog and brutality plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres shot in Chile, France, USA and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as chile: Colonia (2015), The Maid (2009), Missing (1982), Magic Magic (2013), No (2012), Machuca (2004), Orphan (2009), Christmas (2009), Mi mejor enemigo (2005), Promedio Rojo (2003).

List of movies set in chile

 7.0
 54K
Colonia (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, France, Luxembourg, UK, USA
Duration: 110 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: suspense, psychological, atmospheric, harsh, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: cult, religious fanatic, kidnapping, torture chamber, religion, escape, torture, prison, survival, genocide, abuse, love ...
Time: 70s, year 1973
Place: chile, germany, south america, new jersey, latin america
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 7.3
 6K
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, humorous, psychological, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: master and servant, self discovery, maid, rivalry, social differences, power relations, workplace, family relations, disorder, dark humor, unfulfillment, society ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america, santiago chile
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 7.7
 22K
Missing (1982)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
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: political, thought provoking, emotional, talky, disturbing ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: politics, dictatorship, political conspiracy, military coup, conspiracy, military, corruption, missing person, character study, journalist, political intrigue, violence ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: chile, south america, latin america, iraq, argentina ...
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 5.0
 10K
Magic Magic (2013)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Chile
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: scary, tense, serious, psychological, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: abortion, mental breakdown, hypnosis, confined, isolation, puppy, bullying, cousin cousin relationship, mysterious character, losing-it hero, mind game, countryside ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america, santiago chile, south america, andes mountains
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 7.4
 25K
No (2012)
Genre: Drama, History
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: political, sentimental, psychological, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: campaign, fighting the system, underdog, advertising, dictatorship, oppression, political conspiracy, politics, rebellion, against the odds, advertising agency, democracy ...
Time: 80s, 70s, 20th century, year 1988
Place: chile, latin america, santiago chile, south america
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 7.7
 12K
Machuca (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Chile, Spain, UK, France
Duration: 121 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: political, touching, sincere, emotional, serious ...
Plot: childhood, coming of age, sexual initiation, friendship, poverty, youth, politics, communism, demonstration, classmate, social differences, society ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: chile, latin america, spain, argentina, south america ...
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 6.6
 208
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: serious, realistic, atmospheric, sincere
Plot: social differences, family relations, family problems, family life, parents and children, human spirit, introspection, society, hopes, family in crisis, village, poverty ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chile, latin america
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 6.0
 286
Christmas (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Chile, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Alejandro and Aurora, two young students, leave Santiago and are on their way to spend Christmas with family in Aurora. At the foot of the Andes, the frustrations of Alejandro and Aurora’s doubts about her sexual identity cause tension. The two ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, touching, atmospheric ...
Audience: teens
Plot: christmas, youth, young lovers, family problems, friends, friendship, teenage life, introspection, parents and children, love and romance, hopes, coming of age ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chile
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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: semi serious, realistic, tragicomedy, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: soldier, military, friendship, culture clash, anti war, human nature, society, patrol, island, border, rivalry, military life ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978
Place: chile, argentina, latin america, patagonia, south america
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Promedio Rojo (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family, 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: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: high school, high school life, high school student, teenage life, rivalry, daydreamer, friends, wooing, misfit, love and romance, social misfits, silly humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chile, latin america
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Endless Poetry (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Chile, UK, France, Japan
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A portrait of Alejandro Jodorowsky’s young adulthood, set in the 1940s and 50s, in the electric capital city of Santiago. There, he decides to become a poet and is introduced, by destiny, into the foremost bohemian and artistic circle of the time.
Style: sexy, surreal, mind bending, captivating, light ...
Plot: surrealism, gay, father son relationship, poetry, history of chile, poet, family relations, nudity (full frontal - brief), youth, piano, art, gay interest ...
Time: 1940s, future
Place: chile, santiago chile
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Violeta Went to Heaven (2011)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Chile, Argentina, Brazil
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A portrait of famed Chilean singer and folklorist Violeta Parra filled with her musical work, her memories, her loves and her hopes.
Style: serious, sincere, sentimental, realistic, touching ...
Plot: music, museum, follow your dream, loss of daughter, artists and showbiz, lifestyle, hopes, musician's life, performer's life, rising to stardom, musical tour, latin ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: chile, latin america, france, europe, santiago chile ...
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 7.2
 11K
The Club (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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: suspense, atmospheric, melancholic, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: priest, clergy, introspection, isolation, haunted by the past, altar boy, child abuse, small town, tragic event, secret, dog, sin ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chile, latin america, pacific ocean, santiago chile, vatican
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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: serious, tense, touching, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: coming of age, dysfunctional family, family relations, family problems, on the road, parents and children, bittersweet, crumbling marriage, protecting from truth, siblings relations, youth, parents separation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile
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Of Love and Shadows (1994)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: USA, Argentina
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: erotic, sexy, dramatic, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Plot: dictatorship, politics, lust, photographer, military, hospital, distopia, rebellion, male nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), writers, corruption ...
Time: 70s, year 1973, 1920s
Place: chile, latin america, spain, south america, california
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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: realistic, emotional, psychological, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: beach, coming of age, gay, friendship, romance, couples, youth, drug abuse, lgbt, sexual attraction, summer, dream ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile
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 6.1
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The Debutantes (2003)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Chile
Duration: 114 min.
Story: The story of two brothers who get involved with a sexy stripper and her boss, the nightclub king of Santiago, as told from three perspectives. Sexy, gritty, emotional.
Style: serious, disturbing, realistic, suspenseful, erotic
Plot: stripper, prostitute, sibling relationship, siblings relations, kids in trouble, family relations, nightclub, crimes, coming of age, gangsters, adultery, crime boss ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america, santiago chile
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Invisible Heroes (2019)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Finland, Chile
Duration: 285 min.
TV show
Story: Invisible Heroes tells the heroic tale of young Finnish diplomats in Chile during 1973’s infamous military coup. Finnish diplomats Tapani Brotherus and Ilkka Jaamala along with Tapani’s wife Lysa Brotherus helped over 2000 left-wing Chileans ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, realistic, serious
Plot: diplomat, military coup, cold war, army, dictatorship, human rights, politics, military, communism, refugee, embassy, coup d'etat ...
Time: year 1973, 70s
Place: chile, finland, east germany
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Hidden in the Woods (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Chile
Duration: 97 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: rough, disturbing, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: sexual abuse, incest rape, forest, kids in trouble, on the run, life is a bitch, dysfunctional family, family problems, siblings relations, vengeance, depravity, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america
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 4.8
 12K
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: suspense, tense, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: disaster, forces of nature, earthquake, survival, chaos, violence spree, escapades, brutality, violence, psychopath, murder, chase ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chile, latin america, santiago chile
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 6.8
 4K
Tony Manero (2008)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Chile, Brazil
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A man is obsessed with John Travolta's disco dancing character from "Saturday Night Fever".
Style: serious, rough, realistic, bleak, disturbing ...
Plot: dancing, brutality, mother daughter relationship, murder, showbiz, nightlife, ambition, crimes, desire for fame, lifestyle, contests and competitions, follow your dream ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1978
Place: chile, santiago chile, latin america
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The Wolf House (2018)
Genre: Animation, Drama, Horror
Country: Chile, Germany
Duration: 75 min.
Story: María, a girl from Colonia Dignidad, in Chile —a kind of sectarian community, tyrannically mastered by the ruthless Paul Schäfer, a German madman, religious fanatic and child predator, who would end up turning the place into a torture center at ...
Style: disturbing, surreal, suspense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: military dictatorship, wolf, political persecution, runaway, colony, fleeing, political prisoner, running for your life, political unrest, nightmare, folk, folklore ...
Place: chile, germany
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A Painting Lesson (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Chile, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 85 min.
Story: In Chile, during the 60´s, the son of a poor single teenage girl turns out to be a gifted painter. The man to discover his talent is the owner of the drugstore that lies in the outskirts of the small rural town, next to the railroad. He himself is ...
Style: disturbing, captivating, suspense
Plot: painting, coup d'etat, art, painter, art critic, life is a bitch, artists' life, social problems, disappearance, pharmacist, single mother, countryside ...
Time: year 1973, 60s
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: psychedelic, atmospheric, road movie, suspense, disturbing ...
Plot: self discovery, on the road, drugs, friendship, character study, police investigation, brutality, life philosophy, unlikely friendships, multiple storylines, disorder, fish out of water ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012
Place: chile, latin america, pacific ocean
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 6.7
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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: realistic, sentimental, captivating, psychological, semi serious ...
Plot: gay, gay love, romance, love affair, athlete's life, ambition, couples, fall in love, unfulfillment, lgbt, boxer, gay slur ...
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: sexy, realistic, semi serious, touching, humorous ...
Plot: love and romance, love affair, friends, workplace, human nature, introspection, dark humor, teaching the ways of the world, innocence lost, workplace romance, secretary, workplace situations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chile, latin america
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 6.1
 164
Nucingen House (2008)
Genre: Horror
Country: Romania, France, Chile
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Surreal gothic comedy about a gambler who wins a strange Chilean mansion and takes his frail wife there.
Style: surreal, atmospheric, gothic, suspense, serious ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, couples, supernatural, uninvited guest, legend, doctor, dark humor, couple relations, surrealism, vampire, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s
Place: chile, latin america, patagonia
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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: semi serious, touching, humorous, realistic, sincere ...
Plot: obsession, parents and children, youth, family relations, siblings relations, countryside, teenage life, landowner, fish, animal abuse, coming of age, pet dog ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america
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Night Across the Street (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Chile, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A drama centered on an office worker on the verge of retirement who begins to relive both real and imagined memories.
Style: surreal, realistic, serious, atmospheric, contemplative
Plot: aging, boarding house, elderly, haunted by the past, introspection, surrealism, tragic event, childhood memory, memory, money, love, promise ...
Time: 50s
Place: chile, santiago chile
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A Cab for Three (2001)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Chile
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A taxi driver is given a difficult choice from 2 small time crooks: drive them around while they rob, or get locked up in the trunk.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, semi serious, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: teenage life, introspection, moral dilemma, reluctant partners, partners, life is a bitch, dark humor, uninvited guest, disorder, fish out of water, crimes, misfit ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america, santiago chile
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