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 death, friendship, brutality, beach, society, dog, violence, friends, political unrest and storytelling plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in Chile, USA, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as chile: Missing (1982), The Maid (2009), No (2012), Another Story of Love (2011), Hidden in the Woods (2012), Tony Manero (2008), Machuca (2004), Post Mortem (2010), The 33 (2015), Magic Magic (2013).

List of movies set in chile

 7.7
 17K
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: disturbing, suspenseful, thought provoking, tense, serious ...
Plot: dictatorship, military coup, missing person, politics, political conspiracy, political intrigue, military, journalist, loss of son, corruption, uncover truth, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1973
Place: chile, latin america, south america, santiago chile, washington d.c. ...
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 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: psychological, semi serious, clever, realistic, cynical ...
Plot: maid, master and servant, rivalry, servant, unfulfillment, domestic disturbance, identity crisis, social differences, society, self discovery, workplace, disorder ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chile, latin america, santiago 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, humorous, realistic, semi serious, road movie ...
Plot: on the road, self discovery, fish out of water, disorder, rivalry, drugs/alcohol, friends, misfit, radical, adolescence vs adulthood, twentysomething life, road trip ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2012
Place: chile, latin america, pacific ocean
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 7.4
 22K
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: sincere, captivating, psychological, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: campaign, oppression, advertising agency, fighting the system, dictatorship, idealism, democracy, against the odds, rebellion, underdog, ambition, protest ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: chile, latin america, south america, santiago de chile, santiago chile
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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: emotional, sexual, touching, gloomy, realistic ...
Plot: beach, coming of age, friendship, gay, friends, couples, betrayal, reunion, drug abuse, youth, romance, lgbt ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chile
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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: rough, disturbing, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: sexual abuse, incest rape, dysfunctional family, kids in trouble, on the run, life is a bitch, siblings relations, family problems, vengeance, in the woods, feral man, abuse ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america
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 6.8
 3K
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: realistic, serious, bleak, rough
Plot: dance, dance contest, dancer's life, artists and showbiz, social misfits, social decay, political unrest, totalitarianism, nightlife, bar, rising to stardom, contests and competitions ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978
Place: chile, latin america, santiago chile
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 7.7
 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, thought provoking, sincere ...
Plot: sexual initiation, politics, friendship, childhood, poverty, coming of age, dictatorship, bully, teacher, demonstration, classmate, 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, 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, serious, atmospheric, offbeat ...
Plot: morgue, autopsy, unfulfilled love, missing person, love and romance, crimes, obsessive quest, political conspiracy, political unrest, cabaret, imperialism, necrophilia ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1973
Place: chile, latin america
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 6.9
 33K
The 33 (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Chile, Colombia, Spain
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, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: survival, mining, rescue, race against time, hopes, danger, isolation, human spirit, president, stranded, catastrophe, ethnic conflict ...
Time: year 2010, contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: chile, south america, mine, latin america, australia
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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: serious, psychological, tense, scary, bleak ...
Plot: danger, isolation, confined, woman in danger, mind game, countryside, losing-it hero, mysterious character, insomnia, mental illness, schizophrenia, paranoia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america, santiago chile, south america, andes mountains ...
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 4.8
 11K
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: serious, rough, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: chaos, earthquake, survival, danger, violence spree, forces of nature, deadly, rape, tsunami, gory, drugs/alcohol, confined ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america, santiago chile
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 6.5
 1K
Mirageman (2007)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Chile, USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After being brutally assaulted, an incident which also saw the death of his parents and the rape of his younger brother (which mentally scarred him to the point of having to be institutionalized), Maco Gutierrez has devoted his life to fitness and ...
Style: exciting, humorous, rough, semi serious, realistic
Plot: martial arts, superhero, hopes, fighting crime, vigilantism, tough heroes, righting the wronged, journalism, orphan, crimes, buddies, urban ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america
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 7.1
 43K
The Colony (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: psychological, touching, suspense, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: military dictatorship, torture chamber, violence against women, cult, kidnapping, religious fanatic, political unrest, torture, discipline, escape, genocide, revolution ...
Time: year 1973
Place: chile, south america, latin america, germany, new jersey
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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: biting, dark humor, realistic, tragicomedy, bleak ...
Plot: military, soldier, friendship, anti war, human nature, society, infantrymen, hapless soldier, confined, military life, culture clash, patrol ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 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: realistic, serious, atmospheric
Plot: nun, small town, child abuse, counselor, priest, catholic church, introspection, society, clergy, isolation, haunted by the past, tragic event ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america, pacific ocean, santiago chile
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 6.7
 281
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: pets, friends, ambition, gays and lesbians, love and romance, love affair, unfulfillment, fall in love, athlete's life, romance, couples, gay kiss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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: humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic, sexual ...
Plot: friends, love and romance, love affair, teaching the ways of the world, workplace situations, innocence lost, workplace romance, workplace, introspection, human nature, breast implant, 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: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: on the road, treasure hunt, cave, betrayal, danger, partners, buddies, family, escapades, heroes, adventure, 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: realistic, semi serious, humorous, multicultural
Plot: parents and children, romance, obsessive quest, love and romance, haunted by the past, club, memory, letter, pigeon, love, politics, dancer ...
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: surreal, offbeat, mind bending, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: ship, adventure, legends and myths, crimes, imaginary, mysterious character, listener, adventurer, murder, ocean or sea, postmodernism, ghost ...
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, bleak, psychological, atmospheric, serious
Plot: siblings relations, family in crisis, solitary, life turned upside down, family relations, wilderness, isolation, legislation, dog, nature, hanging, sister sister relationship ...
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: psychological, serious, bleak, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: revenge, manhood, rivalry, crimes, couple relations, spouse in danger, picked on, danger, family in danger, couples, deadly, self justice ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chile
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 5.9
 127
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, offbeat, surreal, scary ...
Plot: ghost, haunted house, couple relations, uninvited guest, supernatural, couples, estate, country estate, surrealism, old dark house, country house, vampire ...
Time: 20th century, 20s
Place: chile, latin america, patagonia
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 6.5
 166
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: sincere, serious, atmospheric, realistic
Plot: family life, family problems, society, social differences, introspection, social relations, family relations, village, village life, parents and children, human spirit, family in crisis ...
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, realistic, serious, sincere
Plot: contests and competitions, athlete's life, rivalry, underdog, obsession, ambition, friends, sport team, sport, sex scene, playing football, money counting ...
Time: 90s
Place: chile, latin america
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 6.8
 8K
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: sincere, touching, realistic, serious, semi serious ...
Plot: elderly lovers, starting over, looking for love, aging, haunted by the past, singleness, love and romance, golden years, falling in love, divorce, passion, dancing ...
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: 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, social decay, uncover truth, state affairs, love affair, interracial relations, idealism, rebelliousness, custody ...
Time: 70s, 1920s
Place: chile, latin america, south america, spain, california
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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, atmospheric, bleak, gloomy, sentimental ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, coming of age, youth, siblings relations, crumbling marriage, parents and children, family in crisis, on the road, parents separation, family relations, innocence lost, family problems ...
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, offbeat, semi serious, realistic, gross out humor
Audience: teens
Plot: high school life, high school, underdog, teen sex comedy, misfit, teenage life, social misfits, fall in love, love and romance, ambition, rivalry, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chile, latin america
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