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1. American Made (2017)

R | 115 min | Action, Biography, Comedy

7.2
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65 Metascore

The story of Barry Seal, an American pilot who became a drug-runner for the CIA in the 1980s in a clandestine operation that would be exposed as the Iran-Contra Affair.

Director: Doug Liman | Stars: Tom Cruise, Domhnall Gleeson, Sarah Wright, Jesse Plemons

Votes: 49,508 | Gross: $51.33M

2. Kill the Messenger (2014)

R | 112 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.0
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60 Metascore

Based on the true story of journalist Gary Webb. The film takes place in the mid-1990s, when Webb uncovered the CIA's past role in importing huge amounts of cocaine into the U.S. that was ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Cuesta | Stars: Jeremy Renner, Robert Patrick, Jena Sims, Robert Pralgo

Votes: 37,144 | Gross: $2.45M

3. Now & Later (2009)

99 min | Drama

5.2
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24 Metascore

Angela an illegal immigrant living in Los Angeles stumbles across Bill, a disgraced banker on the run.Through sex, conversation ranging from politics to philosophy, and other worldly pleasures, Angela introduces Bill to another worldview.

Director: Philippe Diaz | Stars: Keller Wortham, Shari Solanis, Luis Fernandez-Gil, Adrian Quinonez

Votes: 1,066 | Gross: $0.00M

4. The Seventh Sign (1988)

R | 97 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

5.9
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Abby Quinn is eagerly awaiting childbirth but is haunted by dreams where she suffers a miscarriage. When she decides to rent a room to a mysterious stranger, she realizes a chain of events that will unleash the end of humanity.

Director: Carl Schultz | Stars: Demi Moore, Michael Biehn, Jürgen Prochnow, Peter Friedman

Votes: 11,170 | Gross: $18.88M

5. 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: 5,813 | Gross: $5.70M

6. 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: 2,717 | Gross: $0.26M

7. Freeway: Crack in the System (2015)

R | 103 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

7.9
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FREEWAY: CRACK IN THE SYSTEM tells the story of broken dreams, drug dealers, dirty cops, and government complicity-more compelling than fiction, it's the real story behind America's longest... See full summary »

Director: Marc Levin

Votes: 167

8. Doublecrossed (1991 TV Movie)

109 min | Action, Drama

6.5
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Based on a true story, this made-for-cable film tells about Barry Seal, a pilot who was a drug smuggler for the infamous Medellin cartel out of Colombia. He was caught by the US Drug ... See full summary »

Director: Roger Young | Stars: Dennis Hopper, Robert Carradine, Richard Jenkins, Adrienne Barbeau

Votes: 228

9. War Photographer (2001)

96 min | Documentary, War

8.0
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79 Metascore

Documentary about war photographer James Nachtwey, considered by many the greatest war photographer ever.

Director: Christian Frei | Stars: James Nachtwey, Christiane Amanpour, Hans-Hermann Klare, Christiane Breustedt

Votes: 3,526

10. Fay Grim (2006)

R | 118 min | Action, Comedy, Thriller

6.4
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52 Metascore

A ten-years-later continuation of Hal Hartley's "Henry Fool", where Fay Grim (Posey) is coerced by a CIA agent (Goldblum) to try and locate notebooks that belonged to her fugitive ex-husband (Ryan). Published in them is information that could compromises the security of the U.S., causing Fay to first head to Paris to fetch them ...

Director: Hal Hartley | Stars: Parker Posey, Jeff Goldblum, Liam Aiken, D.J. Mendel

Votes: 3,760 | Gross: $0.13M

11. Carla's Song (1996)

127 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.9
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1987, love in time of war. A bus driver George Lennox meets Carla, a Nicaraguan exile living a precarious, profoundly sad life in Glasgow. Her back is scarred, her boyfriend missing, her ... See full summary »

Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Robert Carlyle, Oyanka Cabezas, Scott Glenn, Salvador Espinoza

Votes: 2,594

12. Clinton and Nadine (1988 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 110 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

4.9
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Andy Garcia plays Clinton, who is eager to find his brother's murderer. To do so, he enlists the aid of Nadine, an expensive call girl. Clinton and Nadine get sucked into a plot to smuggle guns to the Contra forces in Nicaragua.

Director: Jerry Schatzberg | Stars: Andy Garcia, Ellen Barkin, Morgan Freeman, Michael Lombard

Votes: 593

13. The Legend of Rita (2000)

103 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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Rita Vogt is a radical West German terrorist who abandons the revolution and settles in East Germany with a new identity provided by the East German secret service. She lives in constant ... See full summary »

Director: Volker Schlöndorff | Stars: Bibiana Beglau, Richard Kropf, Martin Wuttke, Nadja Uhl

Votes: 1,896 | Gross: $0.67M

14. À corps perdu (1988)

92 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.1
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A war photographer returns home to Montréal to discover that his two partners have left him to be together. Alone in the city, he photographs what he sees, trying to heal both his war memories and a broken heart.

Director: Léa Pool | Stars: Matthias Habich, Johanne-Marie Tremblay, Michel Voïta, Jean-François Pichette

Votes: 126

15. The Lost Platoon (1990)

R | 86 min | Action, Horror, War

4.2
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An American reporter covering a civil war in Nicaragua discovers that four soldiers that he used to know during World War II are there and they are actual vampires fighting their own ... See full summary »

Director: David A. Prior | Stars: William Knight, David Parry, Stephen Quadros, Michael Wayne

Votes: 141

16. Striker (1988)

90 min | Action

4.6
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John Slade is hired to rescue a journalist named Frank Morris from a Sandanista prison in Nicaragua. He teams with Marta, a local woman, to carry out this mission, but then he's captured, ... See full summary »

Director: Enzo G. Castellari | Stars: Frank Zagarino, Melonee Rodgers, John Steiner, Werner Pochath

Votes: 112

17. Bananas!* (2009)

Not Rated | 80 min | Documentary, Crime, Drama

7.0
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Juan "Accidentes" Dominguez is on his biggest case ever. On behalf of twelve Nicaraguan banana workers he is tackling Dole Food in a ground-breaking legal battle for their use of a banned pesticide that was known by the company to cause sterility.

Director: Fredrik Gertten | Stars: Byron Rosales Romero, Juan J. Dominguez, Duane Miller, Rick McKnight

Votes: 805

18. 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: 391 | Gross: $1.15M

19. Parachute Jumper (1933)

Approved | 72 min | Drama

7.1
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To share expenses unemployed Alabama move in with also unemployed Bill and Toodles. Bill is hired by a gangster's mistress and ultimately becomes the gangster's bodyguard. Alabama ... See full summary »

Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Bette Davis, Frank McHugh, Claire Dodd

Votes: 619

20. Last Plane Out (1983)

PG | 92 min | Action, Thriller, War

4.8
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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: 105 | Gross: $0.16M

21. 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: 141

22. Delta Force Commando (1988)

R | Action

3.9
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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: 243

23. Alsino and the Condor (1982)

PG | 89 min | Drama, War

6.4
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Alsino, a boy of 10 or 12, lives with his grandmother in a remote area of Nicaragua. He's engulfed in the war between rebels and government troops when a US advisor orders the army to open ... See full summary »

Director: Miguel Littin | Stars: Dean Stockwell, Alan Esquivel, Carmen Bunster, Alejandro Parodi

Votes: 203

24. Ballade vom kleinen Soldaten (1984 TV Movie)

Not Rated | 46 min | Documentary

7.4
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The film focuses on a group of Miskito Indians in Nicaragua who used children soldiers in their resistance against the Sandinistas.

Directors: Werner Herzog, Denis Reichle | Stars: Werner Herzog, Denis Reichle

Votes: 614

25. Managua (1997)

R | 108 min | Drama

4.5
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A retired US soldier is sent to Managua, the capital of war-torn Nicaragua, to recover the body of his friend, a US journalist killed on the job. Once there, he becomes suspicious. A local woman helps him untangle the web of conspiracy.

Director: Michael Taverna | Stars: Louis Gossett Jr., Assumpta Serna, Robert Beltran, John Savage

Votes: 81

26. Sandino (1991)

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: 70

27. Flight (1929)

110 min | Adventure

6.2
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A Marine flyer and his flight school mentor fall for the same beautiful nurse.

Director: Frank Capra | Stars: Jack Holt, Lila Lee, Ralph Graves, Joe Bordeaux

Votes: 200

28. The Secret Government: The Constitution in Crisis (1987 TV Movie)

90 min | Documentary, History, War

7.6
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Stars: Scott Armstrong, Richard Bissell, Carl Channel, Liz Chilsen

Votes: 30

29. Night Waitress (1936)

Approved | 57 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.6
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Helen Roberts, who's on probation, goes back to work as a waitress at Torre's Fish Palace, a San Francisco waterfront dive. The customers are low characters trying to make time with Helen ... See full summary »

Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Margot Grahame, Gordon Jones, Vinton Hayworth, Marc Lawrence

Votes: 111

30. American Passport (1999)

82 min | Documentary, War

7.4
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A riveting travel odyssey of a 23 year old Seattle native Reed Paget who set out to visit the Seven Wonders of the World, but instead found himself capturing the images of 12 war zones.

Director: Reed Paget

Votes: 77

31. Pictures from a Revolution (1991)

93 min | Documentary, History

8.1
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In 1981, Susan Meiselas published "Nicaragua, June 1978 to July 1979," 70 photographs she took documenting the Sandinista revolution. Ten years later, Meiselas returns looking for the ... See full summary »

Directors: Alfred Guzzetti, Susan Meiselas, Richard P. Rogers | Star: Susan Meiselas

Votes: 48

32. Novela, Novela (2004)

Not Rated | 30 min | Documentary, Short

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A documentary about the making of "Sexto Sentido" that looks at how such a groundbreaking series made it to the air in Nicaragua, and how the creators, writers, actors and viewers have ... See full summary »

Director: Liz Miller

33. War Child (2001– )

Action

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Three dramatic specials, based on true first person stories, about children growing up in war. Hosted by Paul McCartney, Glenn Close, and Aidan Quinn. Shot in Nicaragua, Sarajevo, and Uganda.

Votes: 6

34. The Stoker (1932)

70 min | Drama

6.2
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A man whose wife has deserted him winds up saving a beautiful girl from the clutches of a murderous bandit on a Nicaraguan coffee plantation.

Director: Chester M. Franklin | Stars: Monte Blue, Dorothy Burgess, Noah Beery, Natalie Moorhead

Votes: 22

35. Extreme Drug Smuggling (2011 TV Movie)

Reality-TV

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Drug cartels think and act like corporations, using the best scientific and extreme methods to take their illegal products to destination.

Star: Jim Pratt

Votes: 24

36. By My Side (I) (2012)

Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, News

6.7
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Some mothers put their children first. Some don't. To survive in the trash of the Chureca, three young women will have to figure out whether their mothers are their best allies or unexpected foes.

Director: Jean-Cosme Delaloye

Votes: 7

37. Long Road North (2008)

93 min | Documentary, Adventure, Family

7.9
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This epic journey begins at the most southern tip of Argentina, taking us on a modern day "Motorcycle Diaries" through eighteen countries, along the longest road in the world. From the ... See full summary »

Director: Ian Hinkle

Votes: 11

38. On the Line (2007)

55 min | Documentary

6.6
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An act of civil disobedience at America's largest ongoing protest brings graduate student Brian DeRouen face-to-face with the pressing constitutional issues of today. His non-violent action... See full summary »

Directors: Peter Glenn, Jason A. Schmidt | Stars: Roy Bourgeois, Brian DeRouen, John Perkins, Helen Prejean

Votes: 22

39. In the Land of the Poets (1987)

Documentary

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Director: Ron Maxwell

40. Extreme Life & Death: The Blair Witches of Shockumentaries, Part One (2000 Video)

58 min | Documentary

6.4
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Votes: 5

41. Nicaragua: Finding Peace (1994 TV Movie)

Documentary

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Director: Bernie Hargis

42. Planet Carlos (2008)

86 min | Drama

7.6
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13-year-old Carlos lives in the Barrio - a Nicaraguan shantytown. His greatest wish is to become a "coplero", the poet and lyricist in a Gigantona group. In the face of all resistance, ... See full summary »

Director: Andreas Kannengießer | Stars: Mario José Chavez Chavez, Mercedes Antonia Corea Gutiérrez, Silvio René González Gomez, Katherine Mercedes Molina Zelaya

Votes: 13

43. The Houses Are Full of Smoke (1987)

183 min | Documentary, History, War

7.6
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A powerful three-part documentary studying the US involvement in Guatemala, El Salvador and Nicaragua. The differing factions - Sandinista leaders, Guatemalan campesinos, CIA operatives, ... See full summary »

Director: Allan Francovich

Votes: 10

44. O Pequeno Exército Louco (1984)

50 min | Documentary

4.6
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A documentary set in Nin Nicaragua during 1978 and 1979 during the fall of Somoza.

Director: Lúcia Murat | Star: Somoza

Votes: 53

45. Faces of War (1999 Video)

90 min | Documentary, History, War

5.6
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This shockumentary is a collection of gruesome footage taken from wars throughout history, most of the material is lifted from "The Many Faces of Death" series.

Stars: Pol Pot, Joseph Stalin, Bill Stewart

Votes: 7

46. Loma Verde (2010– )

23 min | Drama

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A rural community called Loma Verde will be shock while their residents worked through domestic struggles and family life, facing the secrets, crimes and mysteries hidden behind the doors.

Stars: Mery Acevedo, Orlando Cordonero, Marvin Corrales, Caroline Dash-Cuthbert

47. The World Is Watching (1988)

59 min | Documentary

7.8
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Director: Peter Raymont | Stars: Elizabeth Gray, Bayardo Arce, Óscar Arias, José Azcona Hoyo

Votes: 31

48. Only the News That Fits (1989)

Documentary

4.7
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How ABC News distorts one day's political news coverage from Nicaragua.

Director: Peter Raymont | Stars: Elizabeth Gray, Bayardo Arce, Óscar Arias, José Azcona Hoyo

Votes: 9

49. Day of Light (2009)

AO | 63 min | Documentary, Music

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Entering what appears to be a war-zone, La Chureca, is actually a trash dump in Nicaragua home to over 1,500 people. Walk alongside musician Braddigan from sunrise to sunset as he is joined... See full summary »

Director: Matt Katsolis | Stars: Daniel Bain, Brad Corrigan, Reinaldo DeJesus, Tiago Machado

50. Investigation Into the Iran-Contra Affair, 1987 (2007 Video)

64 min | Documentary, History, War

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Stars: George Bush, Oliver North, Ronald Reagan, Brendan Sullivan