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1. 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.

Writers: Clayton Frohman, Ron Shelton | Director: Roger Spottiswoode | Stars: Nick Nolte, Ed Harris, Gene Hackman, Joanna Cassidy

2. 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 ...

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

3. Now & Later (2009)

99 min | Drama

5.3
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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.

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

4. Walker (1987)

R | 94 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.5
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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.

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

5. 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 »

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

6. 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 »

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

7. Doublecrossed (1991 TV Movie)

109 min | Action, Drama

6.3
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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 »

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

8. Clinton and Nadine (1988 TV Movie)

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.

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

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

10. Ballad of the Little Soldier (1984 TV Movie)

46 min | Documentary

7.3
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1984 documentary film directed by Werner Herzog about children soldiers in Nicaragua. The film focuses on a group of Miskito Indians who used children soldiers in their resistance against the Sandinistas.

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

11. Appointment in Honduras (1953)

Approved | 79 min | Adventure, Crime, Thriller

5.8
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A wealthy American couple are hostages on an arduous jungle journey.

Writers: Karen DeWolf, Mario Silveira, Jack Cornall | Director: Jacques Tourneur | Stars: Glenn Ford, Ann Sheridan, Zachary Scott, Rodolfo Acosta

12. Bananas!* (2009)

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

13. Delta Force Commando (1988)

R | Action

3.7
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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 »

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

14. The Lost Platoon (1991)

R | 86 min | Horror, War, Action

3.8
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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 »

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

15. 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 vet sent to help U.S. Special ... See full summary »

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

16. Striker (1988)

90 min | Action

4.7
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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 »

Writers: Tito Carpi, Umberto Lenzi | Director: Enzo G. Castellari | Stars: Melonee Rodgers, John Steiner, Werner Pochath, Pierre Agostino

17. Parachute Jumper (1933)

Approved | 65 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 »

Writers: Rian James, John Francis Larkin | Director: Alfred E. Green | Stars: Douglas Fairbanks Jr., Bette Davis, Frank McHugh, Claire Dodd

18. Alsino and the Condor (1983)

89 min | Drama, War

6.5
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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 »

Writers: Isidora Aguirre, Miguel Littin, Tomás Pérez Turrent | Director: Miguel Littin | Stars: Dean Stockwell, Alan Esquivel, Carmen Bunster, Alejandro Parodi

19. 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.

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

20. Flight (1929)

110 min | Adventure

6.1
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A Marine flyer and his flight school mentor fall for the same beautiful nurse.

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

21. Pictures from a Revolution (1991)

93 min | Documentary, History

7.6
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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

22. The Stoker (1932)

70 min | Drama

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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.

Writers: F. Hugh Herbert, Peter B. Kyne | Director: Chester M. Franklin | Stars: Monte Blue, Dorothy Burgess, Noah Beery, Natalie Moorhead

23. À corps perdu (1988)

92 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.2
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Writers: Marcel Beaulieu, Yves Navarre, Léa Pool | Director: Léa Pool | Stars: Matthias Habich, Johanne-Marie Tremblay, Michel Voïta, Jean-François Pichette

24. The World Is Watching (1988)

59 min | Documentary

7.4
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Writers: Harold Crooks, Peter Raymont | Director: Peter Raymont | Stars: Elizabeth Gray, Bayardo Arce, Óscar Arias, José Azcona Hoyo

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

90 min | Documentary, History, War

7.5
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Writer: Bill Moyers | Stars: Scott Armstrong, Richard Bissell, Carl Channel, Frank Church

26. By My Side (I) (2012)

95 min | Documentary, News

5.8
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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

27. The Houses Are Full of Smoke (1987)

183 min | Documentary, History, War

7.4
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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

28. Night Waitress (1936)

Approved | 57 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.8
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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 »

Writers: Marcus Goodrich, Golda Draper | Director: Lew Landers | Stars: Margot Grahame, Gordon Jones, Vinton Hayworth, Marc Lawrence

29. American Passport (1999)

82 min | Documentary, War

7.2
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Writer: Reed Paget | Director: Reed Paget

30. 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

31. Rosita (2005)

58 min | Documentary

7.6
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The plight of a nine-year-old Nicaraguan girl, who becomes pregnant as the result of a rape, triggers a battle of whose life has precedence.

Writer: María López Vigil | Directors: Barbara Attie, Janet Goldwater

32. Danida i Nicaragua: Udvikling og miljø (2003 Video)

25 min | Documentary, Short

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Educational documentary about how Danida works together with Danish NGOs in Nicaragua.

Writer: Poul Kjar | Director: Poul Kjar

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

58 min | Documentary

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34. In the Land of the Poets (1987)

Documentary

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Writer: Ronald F. Maxwell | Director: Ronald F. Maxwell

35. Novela, Novela (2004)

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

36. Columbia Thrills of Music: George Towne and His Orchestra (1947)

Approved | 10 min | Short, Music

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A Columbia "Thrills of Music" short headlining the George Towne orchestra, and band vocalists Ray Eberle and Lita Terris. Eberle sings "Without Love", Terris sings "One Night of Love" with ... See full summary »

Director: Harry Foster | Stars: George Towne, Ray Eberle, Lita Terris

37. Scott Camil Will Not Die (2011)

84 min | Documentary, History

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A documentary portrait of Scott Camil, peace activist, educator, Winter Soldier, and Vietnam War Veteran.

Director: Georg Koszulinski | Stars: Scott Camil, Lois Hensel, Anthony Maroun, Richard Nixon

38. Planet Carlos (2008)

86 min | Drama

6.9
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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 »

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

39. Long Road North (2008)

93 min | Documentary, Adventure, Family

7.3
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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 »

Writers: Gwendal Castellan, Ian Hinkle | Director: Ian Hinkle

40. Destination Nicaragua (1986)

58 min | Documentary

6.8
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Documentary about a group of Americans who go to Nicaragua to learn about the conflict between the Contras and the Sandinistas.

Director: Barbara Trent | Stars: Tyne Daly, Daniel Ortega, Ronald Reagan

41. 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

42. Every Day History (1986)

78 min | Documentary

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Writers: Gabrielle Baur, Kristina Konrad | Directors: Gabrielle Baur, Kristina Konrad

43. The Bicycle City

Documentary | Post-production

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Writers: Greg Sucharew, Jeff Sucharew | Director: Greg Sucharew

44. Edén Pastora - Comandant Zero (2006)

75 min | Documentary

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Writer: Alvaro Pardo | Director: Alvaro Pardo | Star: Eden Pastora

45. Cafe Chavalos: Overcoming the Streets (2008)

Unrated | 75 min | Documentary

6.4
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Director: Alberto J. Chamorro | Star: Donna Tabor

46. A Time of Love and War (2000)

50 min | Documentary

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Director: Sabrina Mathews | Stars: Martha Aguilar, Sabrina Mathews

47. Unser America (2005)

84 min | Documentary

6.6
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"Nicaragua was the Vietnam of my generation" The filmmaker returns to neoliberal Nicaragua, battered by war and corruption: a Nicaragua which 20 years previously had offered one of the last... See full summary »

Writers: Kristina Konrad, Christian Frosch | Director: Kristina Konrad | Stars: Ana Cecilia Rojas, Magaly Cabrera, Herty Lewites

48. Querido Camilo (2007)

52 min | Documentary, War

7.5
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Dear Camilo is the story of Camilo Mejia, the first American soldier in the Iraq war to have deserted the military and publicly declared himself a conscientious objector. His two high ... See full summary »

Writers: Daniel Ross Mix, Julio Molina | Directors: Daniel Ross Mix, Julio Molina | Stars: Camilo Mejia, Maritza Castillo, Louis Font, Carlos Mejia

49. Faces of War (1999 Video)

90 min | Documentary, History, War

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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

50. Fear (1983)

10 min | Documentary, Short

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Writers: Sakari Rimminen, Mikael Wahlforss | Directors: Sakari Rimminen, Mikael Wahlforss