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1. American Made (2017)

Crime, Thriller | Completed

A pilot lands work for the CIA and as a drug runner in the south during the 1980s.

Director: Doug Liman | Stars: Tom Cruise, Caleb Landry Jones, Jayma Mays, Domhnall Gleeson

2. Predator (1987)

R | 107 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

7.8
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36 Metascore

A team of commandos on a mission in a Central American jungle find themselves hunted by an extraterrestrial warrior.

Director: John McTiernan | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Carl Weathers, Kevin Peter Hall, Elpidia Carrillo

Votes: 303,138 | Gross: $59.74M

3. Apocalypto (2006)

R | 139 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.8
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68 Metascore

As the Mayan kingdom faces its decline, the rulers insist the key to prosperity is to build more temples and offer human sacrifices. Jaguar Paw, a young man captured for sacrifice, flees to avoid his fate.

Director: Mel Gibson | Stars: Gerardo Taracena, Raoul Max Trujillo, Dalia Hernández, Rudy Youngblood

Votes: 245,949 | Gross: $50.86M

4. The Fountain (2006)

PG-13 | 96 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.3
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51 Metascore

As a modern-day scientist, Tommy is struggling with mortality, desperately searching for the medical breakthrough that will save the life of his cancer-stricken wife, Izzi.

Director: Darren Aronofsky | Stars: Hugh Jackman, Rachel Weisz, Sean Patrick Thomas, Ellen Burstyn

Votes: 197,769 | Gross: $10.14M

5. Survivor (2000– )

60 min | Adventure, Game-Show, Reality-TV

7.0
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A reality show where a group of contestants are stranded in a remote location with little more than the clothes on their back. The lone survivor of this contest takes home a million dollars.

Stars: Jeff Probst, Rob Mariano, Rupert Boneham, Jerri Manthey

Votes: 18,247

6. Hulk (2003)

PG-13 | 138 min | Action, Sci-Fi

5.7
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54 Metascore

Bruce Banner, a genetics researcher with a tragic past, suffers an accident that causes him to transform into a raging green monster when he gets angry.

Director: Ang Lee | Stars: Eric Bana, Jennifer Connelly, Sam Elliott, Josh Lucas

Votes: 218,873 | Gross: $132.12M

7. Chocolat (2000)

PG-13 | 121 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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64 Metascore

A woman and her daughter open a chocolate shop in a small French village that shakes up the rigid morality of the community.

Director: Lasse Hallström | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Judi Dench, Alfred Molina, Carrie-Anne Moss

Votes: 155,297 | Gross: $71.31M

8. Monsters (2010)

R | 94 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.4
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63 Metascore

Six years after Earth has suffered an alien invasion, a cynical journalist agrees to escort a shaken American tourist through an infected zone in Mexico to the safety of the U.S. border.

Director: Gareth Edwards | Stars: Scoot McNairy, Whitney Able, Mario Zuniga Benavides, Annalee Jefferies

Votes: 78,504 | Gross: $0.24M

9. The Arrival (1996)

PG-13 | 115 min | Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.3
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Zane, an astronomer, discovers intelligent alien life. But the aliens are keeping a deadly secret, and will do anything to stop Zane from learning it.

Director: David Twohy | Stars: Charlie Sheen, Lindsay Crouse, Richard Schiff, Shane

Votes: 26,848 | Gross: $14.05M

10. Balls of Fury (2007)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Crime, Sport

5.3
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38 Metascore

Down-and-out former professional ping-pong phenom, Randy Daytona, is sucked into a maelstrom when FBI Agent Ernie Rodriguez recruits him for a secret mission. Randy is determined to bounce back and win, and to smoke out his father's killer -- arch-fiend Feng.

Director: Robert Ben Garant | Stars: Dan Fogler, Christopher Walken, George Lopez, Maggie Q

Votes: 36,584 | Gross: $32.88M

11. The Mosquito Coast (1986)

PG | 117 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

6.6
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49 Metascore

An eccentric and dogmatic inventor sells his house and takes his family to Central America to build a utopia in the middle of the jungle. Conflicts with his family, a local preacher and ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Weir | Stars: Harrison Ford, Helen Mirren, River Phoenix, Jadrien Steele

Votes: 22,485 | Gross: $14.30M

12. Sin Nombre (2009)

R | 96 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.6
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77 Metascore

A Honduran young girl and a Mexican gangster are united in a journey across the American border.

Director: Cary Joji Fukunaga | Stars: Paulina Gaitan, Marco Antonio Aguirre, Leonardo Alonso, Karla Cecilia Alvarado

Votes: 26,879 | Gross: $2.53M

13. Sorcerer (1977)

PG | 121 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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Four unfortunate men from different parts of the globe agree to risk their lives transporting gallons of nitroglycerin across dangerous South American jungle.

Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Roy Scheider, Bruno Cremer, Francisco Rabal, Amidou

Votes: 10,559

14. The In-Laws (1979)

PG | 103 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.4
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On the eve of their children's marriage, NYC in-laws Sheldon Kornpett and Vince Ricardo embark on a series of misadventures involving the CIA, the Treasury Department and Central American dictators.

Director: Arthur Hiller | Stars: Peter Falk, Alan Arkin, Richard Libertini, Nancy Dussault

Votes: 5,946

15. Salvador (1986)

R | 122 min | Action, Drama, History

7.5
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An American photojournalist gets caught in a political struggle at El Salvador in 1980.

Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: James Woods, Jim Belushi, Michael Murphy, John Savage

Votes: 15,843

16. Under Fire (1983)

R | 128 min | Drama, War

7.1
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Three journalists in a romantic triangle are involved in political intrigue during the last days of the corrupt Somozoa regime in Nicaragua before it falls to a popular revolution in 1979.

Director: Roger Spottiswoode | Stars: Nick Nolte, Ed Harris, Gene Hackman, Joanna Cassidy

Votes: 5,575 | Gross: $5.70M

17. The Dogs of War (1980)

R | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.3
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Mercenary James Shannon, on a reconnaissance job to the African nation of Zangaro, is tortured and deported. He returns to lead a coup.

Director: John Irvin | Stars: Christopher Walken, Tom Berenger, Colin Blakely, Hugh Millais

Votes: 6,440

18. La jaula de oro (2013)

108 min | Drama

7.7
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74 Metascore

A road movie about teenage immigrants and their journey to the U.S.

Director: Diego Quemada-Díez | Stars: Brandon López, Rodolfo Domínguez, Karen Martínez, Carlos Chajon

Votes: 3,464

19. Firewalker (1986)

PG | 104 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.9
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A pair of adventurers try to track down an ancient Aztec/Mayan/Egyptian/Apache hoard of gold.

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Chuck Norris, Louis Gossett Jr., Melody Anderson, Will Sampson

Votes: 4,561 | Gross: $11.83M

20. The Evil That Men Do (1984)

R | 90 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.0
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A professional killer comes out ot retirement to investigate and avenge the brutal murder of an old friend.

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: Charles Bronson, Theresa Saldana, Joseph Maher, José Ferrer

Votes: 2,394

21. Women Behind Bars (1975)

75 min | Crime, Thriller

3.9
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A small-time hood brings the attention of the law with an insurance scam and diamond theft, but things become even more interesting when his moll murders him and is slammed behind bars ... See full summary »

Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Lina Romay, Martine Stedil, Nathalie Chape, Roger Darton

Votes: 419

22. Walker (1987)

R | 94 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.6
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An unconventional retelling of the life of William Walker, a 19th century American mercenary leader who became the president of Nicaragua.

Director: Alex Cox | Stars: Ed Harris, Richard Masur, Rene Auberjonois, Keith Szarabajka

Votes: 2,522 | Gross: $0.26M

23. Captain Horatio Hornblower R.N. (1951)

117 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.5
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During the Napoleonic wars, a British naval captain has adventures in Central American waters.

Director: Raoul Walsh | Stars: Gregory Peck, Virginia Mayo, Robert Beatty, Moultrie Kelsall

Votes: 5,048

24. Viva Maria! (1965)

119 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

6.4
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Somewhere in Central America in 1907: Maria II is the daughter of an Irish terrorist. After her father's death, she meets Maria I, a singer in a circus. She decides to stay with the circus,... See full summary »

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Brigitte Bardot, Jeanne Moreau, George Hamilton, Paulette Dubost

Votes: 2,586

25. El Norte (1983)

R | 141 min | Drama

7.7
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67 Metascore

Peasants escaping mindless labor and a murderous Guatemalan government head to America in hopes for something better.

Director: Gregory Nava | Stars: Zaide Silvia Gutiérrez, David Villalpando, Ernesto Gómez Cruz, Alicia del Lago

Votes: 3,936

26. Toy Soldiers (1984)

R | 91 min | Drama, Action

5.1
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While on a vacation in Central America, some American teenagers are kidnapped by terrorists. A rescue mission is sent after them, but they manage to escape and join up with a mercenary fighting the terrorists.

Director: David Fisher | Stars: Jason Miller, Cleavon Little, Rodolfo de Anda, Terri Garber

Votes: 432

27. Old Gringo (1989)

R | 119 min | Adventure, History, Romance

5.7
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When school teacher Harriet Winslow goes to Mexico to teach, she is kidnapped by Gen. Tomas Arroyo and his revolutionaries. An aging American, Ambrose "Old Gringo" Bierce also in Mexico, ... See full summary »

Director: Luis Puenzo | Stars: Jane Fonda, Gregory Peck, Jimmy Smits, Patricio Contreras

Votes: 1,513 | Gross: $3.57M

28. The Wrath of God (1972)

PG | 111 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

6.2
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Set in the 1920s, several foreigners held by a South American military group are offered possible freedom if they accept to topple a local crazed military leader.

Director: Ralph Nelson | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Frank Langella, Rita Hayworth, John Colicos

Votes: 653

29. Relentless (II) (2017)

95 min | Thriller

8.3
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An American mother searches for her daughter who was kidnapped by human traffickers in Central America.

Director: Lance Tracy | Stars: Elpidia Carrillo, Courtenay Taylor, Lauren Shaw, Dondre Whitfield

Votes: 6

30. The Blue Butterfly (2004)

PG | 97 min | Drama, Adventure

6.3
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A dramatic adventure about courage, redemption and love being filmed in the rain forests of Costa Rica, and in Montreal.

Director: Léa Pool | Stars: Marc Donato, William Hurt, Pascale Bussières, Raoul Max Trujillo

Votes: 1,365

31. Men with Guns (II) (1997)

R | 127 min | Adventure, Drama

7.6
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Humberto Fuentes is a wealthy doctor whose wife has recently died. In spite of the advice of his children, he takes a trip to visit his former students who now work in impoverished villages... See full summary »

Director: John Sayles | Stars: Federico Luppi, Damián Delgado, Dan Rivera González, Tania Cruz

Votes: 2,390 | Gross: $0.74M

32. Coronado (2003)

PG-13 | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.5
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An american woman, in search of her fiance', becomes involved in a revolution of a central-american country.

Director: Claudio Fäh | Stars: Kristin Dattilo, Clayton Rohner, Michael Lowry, John Rhys-Davies

Votes: 1,400

33. Down Twisted (1987)

R | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

6.9
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When a levelheaded waitress decides to help her shady friend against her better judgment, she becomes a target of a deadly international gang of thieves who are after a priceless San Lucas' relic. A bumbling stranger helps her.

Director: Albert Pyun | Stars: Carey Lowell, Charles Rocket, Trudy Dochterman, Thom Mathews

Votes: 824

34. Torrid Zone (1940)

Approved | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.9
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Plagued by revolutionaries that harass his plantation in a banana republic, fruit company exec Steve Case rehires former nemesis Nick Butler to restore order and profits.

Director: William Keighley | Stars: James Cagney, Ann Sheridan, Pat O'Brien, Andy Devine

Votes: 980

35. Active Stealth (1999 Video)

R | 99 min | Adventure, Action, Crime

3.7
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After Captain Murphy lost some of his men on his last mission to Mexico to bring back a US Senator, he has been plagued with unhappiness and bad dreams. When Murphy is given orders to go ... See full summary »

Director: Fred Olen Ray | Stars: Daniel Baldwin, Hannes Jaenicke, Lisa Vidal, Chick Vennera

Votes: 418

36. The Firing Line (1988)

90 min | Action

2.8
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An American military advisor becomes disillusioned by the brutality and corruption of the Central American government which hired him. When his shift in sympathies becomes known, he's ... See full summary »

Director: Jun Gallardo | Stars: Reb Brown, Shannon Tweed, Kahlena Marie, Mel Davidson

Votes: 246

37. Cocaine Wars (1985)

R | 82 min | Action, Drama

3.8
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Miami DEA agent Cliff Adams is in South America working undercover for Gonzalo Reyes, the biggest cocaine exporter in South America. Cliff's fiancée, Janet Meade, is a reporter doing a ... See full summary »

Director: Héctor Olivera | Stars: John Schneider, Kathryn Witt, Royal Dano, Federico Luppi

Votes: 112

38. Treasure of the Golden Condor (1953)

Approved | 93 min | Adventure

6.4
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Jean-Paul rebels against his bondage to his uncle, the Marquis de St. Malo, and journeys to the far-off Mayan hills of Guatemala seeking a hidden treasure. He is the rightful heir to his ... See full summary »

Director: Delmer Daves | Stars: Cornel Wilde, Constance Smith, Finlay Currie, Walter Hampden

Votes: 222

39. The Panama Deception (1992)

91 min | Documentary, History, War

7.5
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A film about the true reasons for the 1989 US invasion of Panama and big media complicity in these activities.

Director: Barbara Trent | Stars: Elizabeth Montgomery, Carlos Cantú, Diviana Ingravallo, Abraham Alvarez

Votes: 826 | Gross: $0.31M

40. Last Plane Out (1983)

PG | 92 min | Action, Thriller, War

5.0
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An American journalist covering the civil war in Nicaragua falls in love with a beautiful Sandinista rebel.

Director: David Nelson | Stars: Jan-Michael Vincent, Julie Carmen, Mary Crosby, David Huffman

Votes: 91

41. Delta Force Commando (1988)

R | Action

3.8
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Latin American revolutionaries invade a military base on Puerto Rico, and steal a nuclear bomb, killing a pregnant woman in the process. Captain Beck (Fred Williamson) is assigned to track ... See full summary »

Director: Pierluigi Ciriaci | Stars: Brett Baxter Clark, Fred Williamson, Mark Gregory, Bo Svenson

Votes: 231

42. Dangerous Passage (1944)

Passed | 60 min | Drama, Film-Noir

5.4
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Joe Beck leaves Central America so that he can return to Texas and collect a large inheritance, but he picks a dangerous ship on which to travel.

Director: William Berke | Stars: Robert Lowery, Phyllis Brooks, Charles Arnt, Jack La Rue

Votes: 108

43. Timesplitters 2 (2002 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, Comedy

8.6
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In 2401, humanity is at war with relentless aliens, TimeSplitters. Space marines Cortez and Hart travel through time to stop the aliens in various spots, including Wild West, zombie-infested Gothic church and Blade Runner-esque future.

Directors: David Doak, Stephen Ellis | Stars: Tom Clarke Hill, Anna Burford, Kevin Clarke, Imme Dahlberg

Votes: 549

44. Mastergate (1992 TV Movie)

PG | 90 min | Comedy

7.8
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Based on a satirical play about the U.S. Senate Watergate hearings in 1973-74.

Director: Michael Engler | Stars: Tim Reid, Marcia Strassman, Buck Henry, Richard Kiley

Votes: 52

45. A Devil with Women (1930)

64 min | Adventure

7.3
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Soldier of fortune Maxton is stranded in a Central American country. He and Tom, the nephew of the country's richest man, try to end Morloff's banditry but just barely escape a firing squad. They become rivals for Rosita.

Director: Irving Cummings | Stars: Victor McLaglen, Mona Maris, Humphrey Bogart, Luana Alcañiz

Votes: 39

46. Appointment in Honduras (1953)

Approved | 79 min | Adventure, Crime, Thriller

5.7
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A wealthy American couple are hostages on an arduous jungle journey.

Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Glenn Ford, Ann Sheridan, Zachary Scott, Rodolfo Acosta

Votes: 378

47. Latino (1985)

105 min | Drama, War

6.0
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Set in the context of the Sandinista government in Nicaragua and their battle with the U.S.-backed Contra rebels. Eddie Guerrero (Robert Beltran) is a Vietnam War veteran sent to help U.S. ... See full summary »

Director: Haskell Wexler | Stars: Robert Beltran, Annette Charles, Américo González, Michael Goodwin

Votes: 137

48. Caribe (1987)

R | 90 min | Adventure, Thriller, Drama

3.7
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Helen is an amateur illegal arms trader to Central American terrorists. After a deal goes bad she is on the run and has to trust Jeff, a British Intelligence Agent.

Director: Michael Kennedy | Stars: John Savage, Kara Glover, Stephen McHattie, Sam Malkin

Votes: 112

49. Sandino (1990)

135 min | Biography, Drama

6.9
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The US tried to occupy Nicaragua in 1927. General Cesar Augusto Sandino and his guerrillas begin armed resistance.

Director: Miguel Littin | Stars: Kris Kristofferson, Joaquim de Almeida, Dean Stockwell, Ángela Molina

Votes: 69

50. The Marines Fly High (1940)

Passed | 68 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.6
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Marine lieutenants Dan and Jim fight bandits in the South American jungle, while competing for the attention of beautiful Joan Grant.

Directors: George Nichols Jr., Benjamin Stoloff | Stars: Richard Dix, Chester Morris, Lucille Ball, Steffi Duna

Votes: 67