Movies and TV shows set in argentina

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in argentina ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, tense, suspenseful and psychological films and TV shows about / with murder, crimes, violence, love, death, husband wife relationship, friendship, family relations, mentor and runaway plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Romance genres shot in Argentina, Spain, USA and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as argentina: Violetta (2012), And Soon the Darkness (2010), The Secret in Their Eyes (2009), Terrified (2017), Abzurdah (2015), Burnt Money (2000), Happy Together (1997), Everybody Has a Plan (2012), The Appeared (2007), Blessed by Fire (2005).

List of movies set in argentina

 5.4
 2K
Violetta (2012)
Genre: Drama, Family, Music, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Violetta is an Argentine telenovela filmed in Buenos Aires, Argentina and developed by Disney Channel Latin America and Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) and production company Pol-ka, debuted in its country of origin, Latin America and Italy on ...
Style: captivating, realistic, touching, semi serious, humorous
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: teenage life, teenage girl, teenage love, youth, love and romance, family relations, boyfriend, rivalry, love triangle, jealousy, artists and showbiz, love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, buenos aires argentina
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And Soon the Darkness (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Argentina, France
Duration: 91 min.
Story: When two American girls on a bike trip in a remote part of Argentina split up and one of them goes missing, the other must find her before her worst fears are realized.
Style: scary, serious, disturbing, tense, realistic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: kidnapping, woman in danger, friendship, torture, rescue, psychopath, confined, isolation, murder, missing person, friends, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
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The Secret in Their Eyes (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A retired legal counselor writes a novel hoping to find closure for one of his past unresolved homicide cases and for his unreciprocated love with his superior - both of which still haunt him decades later.
Style: suspense, tense, twists and turns, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, rape, investigator, murder, haunted by the past, police, evidence, lawyer, justice, suspect, uncover truth, murderer ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 90s, 2000s, year 1974
Place: argentina, latin america, harvard university, buenos aires argentina, south america
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 6.4
 15K
Terrified (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: Argentina
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Police commissary Funes and three researches of supernatural phenomena investigate inexplicable events that are occurring in the suburbia of Buenos Aires.
Style: macabre, scary, suspense, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: paranormal investigation, haunted house, paranormal phenomena, reanimated corpse, paranormal investigator, living dead, hearing voices, police officer, dead child, death of wife, suburbs, death of boy ...
Place: argentina, buenos aires argentina, south america
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 5.4
 2K
Abzurdah (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A disenfranchised 16-year-old girl connects to an older man on the internet and after a brief one-sided affair descends into obsession and anorexia.
Style: touching, suspense, melancholic, suspenseful, tense
Plot: age difference, love, fall in love, obsessive love, obsession, female protagonist, self mutilation, school, sex, teenage girl, broken heart, teenage protagonist ...
Time: 90s
Place: argentina
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 7.1
 6K
Burnt Money (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain, Uruguay
Duration: 125 min.
Story: Set in Argentina in 1965, the story follows the tumultuous relationship between two men who became lovers and ultimately ruthless bank robbers in a notoriously famous footnote in the annals of crime history. After a large-scale hold-up that turns ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, intense, touching ...
Plot: gay erotica, gay, betrayal, heist, couples, crimes, disorder, crime gone awry, gays and lesbians, chase, couple relations, obsession ...
Time: 60s, 90s, year 1965, 70s
Place: argentina, latin america, new york, uruguay, brazil ...
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 7.7
 28K
Happy Together (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Hong Kong, Japan, South Korea
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A couple take a trip to Argentina in search of a new beginning, but instead find themselves drifting ever further apart.
Style: emotional, stylized, atmospheric, gloomy, serious ...
Plot: gay asian, gay, romance, friendship, alienation, couple relations, lifestyle, love and romance, prostitute, gender, longing, disorder ...
Time: 90s, year 1996, year 1997
Place: argentina, hong kong, asia, latin america, buenos aires argentina ...
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Everybody Has a Plan (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain, Germany, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Following the death of his identical twin brother Pedro, Agustín sets out to begin his life anew by assuming Pedro’s identity and returning to the mysterious Tigre Delta region where the brothers had spent their childhood. Soon after his ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, tense, captivating, suspense ...
Plot: hidden identity, starting over, homecoming, twin brother, haunted by the past, dishonesty, crimes, family relations, stolen identity, siblings relations, disorder, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, buenos aires argentina
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The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1962)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 153 min.
Story: Karl from Germany and Marcelo from France emigrated to Argentina and became brothers-in-law. Karl soon returned to Germany to serve in the army. Marcelo and his children Julio and Chichi became Argentinean citizens but later returned to Paris. Karl ...
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, psychological
Plot: world war two, resistance, family relations, death, wartime life, military, manhood, holocaust, heroic mission, life is a bitch, state affairs, politics ...
Time: year 1939, 1930s, year 1938, 1940s
Place: argentina, france, paris france, europe, latin america ...
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 6.0
 2K
The Appeared (2007)
Genre: Horror
Country: Sweden, Argentina, Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: One night Malena and Pablo, a sister and brother traveling together in Argentina, discover a diary that details crimes committed twenty years ago.
Style: suspenseful, scary, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, ghost, kidnapping, past, politics, supernatural ability, woman in danger, on the road, haunted by the past, inventions and discoveries, estrangement, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2001
Place: argentina, buenos aires argentina, barcelona
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Blessed by Fire (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, War
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Argentine film about the experiences of conscripts in the Falklands War.
Style: serious, emotional, captivating, disturbing, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, life is a bitch, military, politics, sadness, falklands war, survival, violence, wartime life, couple relations, war, journalism ...
Time: contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
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The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: Argentina, USA, Chile, Peru, UK, Germany, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: "The Motorcycle Diaries" is based on the journals of Che Guevara, leader of the Cuban Revolution. In his memoirs, Guevara recounts adventures he, and best friend Alberto Granado, had while crossing South America by motorcycle in the early ...
Style: road movie, touching, sentimental, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: self discovery, motorcycle, young man, poverty, journey, on the road, friendship, injustice, freedom, following a dream, introspection, society ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1952, 60s
Place: latin america, argentina, venezuela, colombia, chile ...
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Operation Finale (2018)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: In 1960, a team of Israeli secret agents is deployed to find Adolf Eichmann, the infamous Nazi architect of the Holocaust, supposedly hidden in Argentina, and get him to Israel to be judged.
Style: ambiguous ending, tense, suspense, thought provoking
Plot: war criminal, mossad, nazi hunter, manhunt, chase, nazi, ss, secret agents, jewish, mission, life risking, culture clash ...
Time: 60s, 50s, year 1944, year 1939, year 1945 ...
Place: argentina, israel, tel aviv israel, germany, buenos aires argentina ...
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Chinese Take-Away (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 93 min.
Story: A comedy that chronicles a chance encounter between Robert and a Chinese named Jun who wanders lost through the city of Buenos Aires in search of his uncle after being assaulted by a taxi driver and his henchmen.
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic
Plot: friendship, collector, odd couple, communication problem, society, immigrants, loner, language barrier, chinese, cow, sexual content, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
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 6.9
 13K
The Clan (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: When it was first released in Argentina, Pablo Trapero’s film had the highest opening box-office of all time. The key to that success is simply that The Clan is based on one of the most shocking crimes in the country’s history, the Puccio Clan ...
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, psychological
Plot: ransom, murder, abduction, violence, hostage, arrest, kidnapping, family relations, crimes, military dictatorship, attempted kidnapping, bloody violence ...
Time: 80s
Place: argentina, buenos aires argentina
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Eversmile, New Jersey (1989)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina, UK
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Traveling dentist O'Connell traverses South America on his motorcycle for the 'Eversmile' foundation of New Jersey, in a fight not only against caries, but also against fear, ignorance, indifference - and established antediluvian ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat
Plot: disorder, misfit, adventure, obsessive quest, human nature, social relations, fall in love, friends, love and romance, buddies, romance, partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: argentina, latin america, patagonia
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 6.3
 3K
Absent (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Sebastiano teaches high school gym classes and coaches swimming. He’s got a job, a girlfriend, and a pretty normal life. But as young Martin starts to infiltrate Sebastiano’s life, his world will get turned upside down. Eerie from the first ...
Style: serious, psychological, sincere, suspense, realistic ...
Plot: gay teenager, gay, obsession, teachers and students, teenage life, teacher student relationship, manipulation, sexual tension, crush, unrequited love, dangerous attraction, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america
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Garage Olimpo (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Argentina, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A beautiful Argentine activist receives preferential treatment from a man supposed to torture her.
Style: thought provoking, realistic, serious, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: kidnapping, military dictatorship, politics, torture, state affairs, crimes, survival, desperation, government agent, assassination, heart attack, young woman ...
Time: 70s
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina
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 7.0
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La Ciénaga (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina, France, Spain, Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Chekhov in contemporary Argentina. Mecha and Gregorio are at their rundown country place near La Ciénaga with their teen children. It's hot. The adults drink constantly; Mecha cuts herself, engendering a trip to the hospital and a visit from ...
Style: captivating, neorealism, touching, sincere, suspense ...
Plot: children, racism, family problems, dysfunctional family, crumbling marriage, couples, parents and children, eccentric family, incest, siblings relations, alcoholic mother, husband wife relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, latin america, usa, los angeles
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The Widows of Thursdays (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 122 min.
Story: The closed community of "Altos de la Cascada", a private neighborhood of high-priced houses, is moved by the discovery of three corpses that appear floating in a pool and rushes to frame it as an accident. It is the starting point so that ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, tense ...
Plot: murder, lifestyle, widow, marriage, tennis, economic crisis, mystery, investigation, social relations, crimes, society, corpse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2001, 2000s
Place: argentina, latin america
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 7.1
 2K
Wild Horses (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Still Breathing and theft in a financial, Joseph (Hector Alterio), an old anarchist, and a young employee, Pedro (Leonardo Sbaraglia) live for four days violent and compassionate alternatives in their desperate flight from the Patagonia Argentina. ...
Style: road movie, semi serious, realistic, humorous, wild
Plot: chase, on the road, bank, hostage, unlikely criminals, fugitives, folk hero, crimes, confined, on the run, crime gone awry, partners ...
Time: 90s
Place: argentina, latin america, patagonia
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 7.2
 14K
The Aura (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain, France
Duration: 134 min.
Story: In neo-noir fashion El Aura narrates in the first person the hallucinating voyage of Espinoza, a quiet, cynical taxidermist, who suffers epilepsy attacks, and is obsessed with committing the perfect crime.
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, suspenseful, neo noir ...
Plot: epilepsy, heist, murder, betrayal, hunting, taxidermy, unlikely criminals, dishonesty, weekend, perfect crime, accidental killing, armored truck ...
Time: contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america, patagonia
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Apartment Zero (1988)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 124 min.
Story: The owner of a failing cinema and his mysterious boarder are caught up in the political intrigue of Argentina.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, serious, captivating, twists and turns ...
Plot: neighbor, murder, dark humor, serial killer, gender, crimes, loneliness, mental illness, suspicion, dangerous friend, politics, secret ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1988
Place: argentina, buenos aires argentina, latin america, california
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The Official Story (1985)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Argentina
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After the end of the Dirty War, a high school teacher sets out to find out who the mother of her adopted daughter is.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, sincere, disturbing, emotional ...
Plot: adoption, politics, family relations, uncover truth, society, parents and children, state affairs, haunted by the past, political unrest, missing person, secret, mother daughter relationship ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina, bolivia, spain
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 6.3
 36K
Evita (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: The hit musical based on the life of Evita Duarte, a B-movie Argentinian actress who eventually became the wife of Argentinian president and dictator Juan Perón, and the most beloved and hated woman in Argentina.
Style: serious, sentimental, realistic, captivating, lyrical ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: political unrest, rise to power, ambition, hopes, cinderella story, charity, love and romance, state affairs, rise to the top, leadership, folk hero, human spirit ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century, 50s, 1920s ...
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina, italy, spain ...
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Assassination Tango (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Argentina
Duration: 114 min.
Story: John J. is a seasoned hit man sent on a job to Argentina. When the General he's sent to kill delays his return to the country, John passes the time with Manuela, a beautiful dancer who becomes his teacher and guide into Argentina's sensual ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, intense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, assassination, tango, dancing, love and romance, couples, dishonesty, crimes, intrigue, rivalry, couple relations, politics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina, new york, latin america, usa, buenos aires argentina ...
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 6.8
 13K
Tetro (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Argentina, Spain, Italy
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Bennie travels to Buenos Aires to find his long-missing older brother, a once-promising writer who is now a remnant of his former self. Bennie's discovery of his brother's near-finished play might hold the answer to understanding their ...
Style: psychological, serious, talky, enigmatic, intense ...
Plot: family relations, family secret, musician, haunted by the past, confession, writers, family life, brother, society, generation gap, love, misfit ...
Time: future
Place: argentina, usa, new york, patagonia, south america ...
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 8.1
 193K
Wild Tales (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain, France, UK
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Six short stories that explore the extremities of human behavior involving people in distress.
Style: tense, suspense, psychological, cynical, biting ...
Plot: human nature, dark humor, multiple storylines, revenge, unlikely criminals, fighting the system, violence, corruption, wedding party, vengeance, destiny, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america, south america
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 6.6
 437
Gone Fishing (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 77 min.
Story: A recovering alcoholic travels to the untamed coast of Patagonia to reconnect with his estranged daughter in this gentle yet deeply resonant drama from Argentine writer-director Carlos Sorin.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, touching, psychological, serious ...
Plot: rehabilitation, family relations, redemption, estrangement, introspection, parents and children, father daughter reunion, recovering alcoholic, journey, self discovery, life is a bitch, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, patagonia
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The Invisible Eye (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina, France, Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Spying on her students, a teacher finds an exciting hobby.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: political unrest, high school life, workplace, youth, rebellion, society, teachers and students, against the rules, social relations, workplace situations, responsibility, state affairs ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: argentina, latin america
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