Movies and TV shows set in ecuador

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in ecuador ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, humorous, suspense, captivating and unusual plot structure films and TV shows about / with chase, catastrophe, runaway, mentor, death, dialogue, storytelling, justice, greed and brutality plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Adventure genres shot in USA, Ecuador, Mexico and other countries.
ecuador
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TOP 10 movies tagged as ecuador: How Much Further (2006), Chronicles (2004), Snatched (2017), End of the Spear (2005), Deep Powder (2013), Vibes (1988), Strange Wilderness (2008), Holiday (2014), Left to Die (2012), A Dark Truth (2012).

List of movies set in ecuador

How Much Further (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ecuador
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Esperanza and Tristeza both have to get to Cuenca. However, by an unlucky turn of events, the bus they are on gets delayed due to a worker strike. Taking their journey into their own hands, they decide to hitchhike to Cuenca. Along the way they meet ...
Style: realistic, touching, road movie, captivating, semi serious
Plot: self discovery, hopes, on the road, countryside, hitchhiking, bus, mountain, student, strike, journalist, journey, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ecuador, andes mountains
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 6.8
 3K
Chronicles (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 108 min.
Story: A suspense thriller about a reporter from Miami who travels to Ecuador in pursuit of a serial killer known as the "Monster of Babahoyo."
Style: tense, suspenseful, psychological, captivating, serious ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: serial killer, investigation, child killer, media, psychopath, journalism, crimes, uncover truth, ambition, deadly, ratings, journalist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ecuador, latin america, miami, florida, new jersey ...
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 4.5
 33K
Snatched (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: When her boyfriend dumps Emily, a spontaneous woman in her 30s, she persuades her ultra-cautious mom to accompany her on a vacation to Ecuador. When these two very different women are trapped on this wild journey, their bond as mother and daughter ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, exciting ...
Plot: vacation, tourist, mother daughter relationship, misunderstanding, threat, strong female character, rescue, kidnapping, ransom, adventure, parent child relationship, selfie ...
Place: ecuador
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End of the Spear (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: "End of the Spear" is the story of Mincayani, a Waodani tribesman from the jungles of Ecuador. When five young missionaries, among them Jim Elliot and Nate Saint, are speared to death by the Waodani in 1956, a series of events unfold to ...
Style: emotional, tense, realistic, serious, uplifting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: redemption, murder, battles, family relations, crimes, introspection, self discovery, deadly, parents and children, dealing with death, hopes, reconciliation ...
Time: contemporary, 50s, 1950s, 1940s
Place: ecuador, new jersey
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 5.7
 373
Deep Powder (2013)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Natasha is a reckless boarding school senior tabbed by her exclusive club to make its yearly cocaine run to Ecuador. Coming along for the ride is Danny, a twenty-year-old aspiring hockey player from the other side of the tracks, who may just ...
Style: captivating, tense, touching, suspense, humorous ...
Plot: boarding school, youth, teenage life, teen romance, drug smuggling, fall in love, couples, danger, crimes, society, love and romance, school ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: ecuador, latin america
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The Little Polar Bear 2: The Mysterious Island (2005)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany
Duration: 80 min.
Story: An epic story of survival and the power of true friendship, set against an Arctic backdrop. In this new adventure the little polar bear, Lars tries to help the singing penguin Caruso. But the evil polar bear Kalle wants to get rid Caruso. During ...
Style: stylized, semi serious, exciting, humorous, epic
Audience: family outing, kids, preschoolers
Plot: friendship, adventure, friends, escapades, rescue, family, heroes, survival, north pole, polar bear, travel, journey ...
Place: ecuador
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 5.8
 4K
Vibes (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Medium Sylvia Pickel and psychometrist Nick Deezy meet at a psychic research facility in New York. Not long after, they're contacted by Harry Buscafusco, who offers them $50,000 to find his lost son in South America, in the heart of Incan ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, cult film, twists and turns, melancholic ...
Plot: investigation, mountain, murder, on the road, forbidden love, adventure, romance, woman in danger, supernatural ability, odd couple, supernatural, escapades ...
Time: 80s
Place: ecuador, latin america
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Strange Wilderness (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: With the ratings dropping for a wilderness-themed TV show, two animal fans go to the Andes in search of Bigfoot.
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, gross out humor, funny ...
Audience: teens
Plot: friendship, tv show, obsessive quest, animal life, race against time, disorder, rivalry, escapades, nothing goes right, prank, wilderness, workplace ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, ecuador, usa
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 5.8
 353
Holiday (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ecuador, Argentina
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A drama set in turbulent, turn-of-the-millennium Ecuador and centered on a young man who begins to develop complicated feelings for Juano after he saves him from a beating.
Plot: estate, banking, lgbt teen, astrology, gay, rejection, poet, rave, adolescence, coming of age, gay lead character, poetry ...
Time: year 1999
Place: ecuador
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 5.6
 530
Left to Die (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With help from U.S. Rep. Corrine Brown, Tammi Chase (Rachael Leigh Cook) fights to free her mother (Barbara Hershey) from an Ecuadorean prison.
Plot: prison, vacation, trafficking, mother daughter relationship, tv, drug, television, drugs
Place: ecuador
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 5.6
 6K
A Dark Truth (2012)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In the jungles of Ecuador, blood taints the waters. A multinational conglomerate's unholy alliance with a bloodthirsty military regime has resulted in a massacre. Only the rebel Francisco Franco and his determined wife Mia can prove the truth. ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, surprise ending ...
Plot: corporate crimes, corruption, danger, cia, injustice, state affairs, life is a bitch, uncover truth, testimony, dishonesty, legal, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, ecuador, latin america, south america
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 4.8
 97K
Anaconda (1997)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A "National Geographic" film crew is taken hostage by an insane hunter, who takes them along on his quest to capture the world's largest - and deadliest - snake.
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: jungle, dangerous animal, adventure, snake, danger, survival, giant snake, amazon river, boat, deadly, lake or river, animal horror ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: latin america, ecuador, brazil, south america
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The Porcelain Horse (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ecuador
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Paco Chavez's life is careless and charming. It's a life of illicit drugs and a forbidden love affair he carries with Lucia, his former high school sweetheart, now married to another man. One night, Paco and his younger brother Luis, enter ...
Style: atmospheric, realistic, serious, suspenseful, bleak
Plot: forbidden love, addiction, love affair, family relations, love and romance, life is a bitch, crimes, drug abuse, parents and children, drug dealing, nudity (full frontal - brief), brother brother relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: ecuador, latin america
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Tarantulas: The Deadly Cargo (1977)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An airplane carring coffee beans from South America has some unpleasant stowaways: a hoard of tarantulas which overcome the pilots as the airplane is flying over an orange-producing town in California. The airplane crashes, and the unlucky ...
Style: psychotronic, suspense
Plot: tarantula, spider, air disaster, spider bite, little girl, taxi, young girl, picnic, airplane, fruit, crying, smuggler ...
Place: california, latin america, ecuador, south america
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In the Heart of the Sea (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Australia, Spain
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of vengeance. The real-life maritime disaster would inspire Herman Melville’s ...
Style: suspense, exciting, captivating, disaster movie, realistic ...
Plot: survival, ocean, ship, dangerous animal, lost at sea, adventure, sea, against the odds, whale, desert island, shipwreck, ocean or sea ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s, georgian era, 1820s
Place: new england, massachusetts, ecuador, pacific ocean, south america
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The Ultimate Gift (2006)
Genre: Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When his wealthy grandfather finally dies, Jason Stevens fully expects to benefit when it comes to the reading of the will. But instead of a sizable inheritance, Jason receives a test, a series of tasks he must complete before he can get any money.
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, inspirational, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, kids, chick flick
Plot: self discovery, inheritance, terminal illness, teaching the ways of the world, life is a bitch, youth, introspection, wealth, life turned upside down, friendship, parents and children, grandparent grandchild relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: south america, ecuador, texas, new jersey
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The Mothman Prophecies (2002)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Reporter John Klein is plunged into a world of impossible terror and unthinkable chaos when fate draws him to a sleepy West Virginia town whose residents are being visited by a great winged shape that sows hideous nightmares and fevered visions.
Style: scary, twists and turns, suspenseful, psychological, atmospheric ...
Plot: mystery, warning, psychic, hallucination, small town, telephone call, precognition, terminal illness, urban legend, mysterious event, death of wife, reporter ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: west virginia, washington d.c., usa, ecuador, ohio ...
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 5.6
 43K
MacGruber (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Ex-special operative MacGruber (Forte) is called back into action to take down his archenemy, Dieter Von Cunth (Kilmer), who's in possession of a nuclear warhead and bent on destroying Washington, DC.
Style: humorous, not serious, absurd, funny, satirical ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: undercover, hotshot hero, save the world, escapades, danger, parody, chases and races, uninhibited rivalry, heroic mission, good versus evil, nuclear threat, presumed dead ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 80s
Place: washington d.c., usa, moscow russia, ecuador, colorado ...
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Blood In, Blood Out (1993)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 180 min.
Story: Based on the true life experiences of poet Jimmy Santiago Baca, the film focuses on half-brothers Paco and Cruz, and their bi-racial cousin Miklo. It opens in 1972, as the three are members of an East L.A. gang known as the "Vatos Locos", ...
Style: realistic, serious, disturbing, rough, epic ...
Plot: gang, violence spree, drug abuse, friendship, heroin, grudge, police shootout, crimes, crime, gang war, life is a bitch, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s
Place: los angeles, usa, california, ecuador, guatemala ...
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