Most Popular "South America" Titles
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1. Cannibal Holocaust (1980)
Unrated | 95 min | Adventure, Horror
A New York University professor returns from a rescue mission to the Amazon rainforest with the footage shot by a lost team of documentarians who were making a film about the area's local cannibal tribes.
2. Quantum of Solace (2008)
PG-13 | 106 min | Action, Adventure
James Bond descends into mystery as he tries to stop a mysterious organization from eliminating a country's most valuable resource. All the while, he still tries to seek revenge over the death of his love.
3. Up (2009)
PG | 96 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Seventy-eight year old Carl Fredricksen travels to Paradise Falls in his home equipped with balloons, inadvertently taking a young stowaway.
4. War of the Worlds (2005)
PG-13 | 116 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
As Earth is invaded by alien tripod fighting machines, one family fights for survival.
5. Rio (2011)
G | 96 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
When Blu, a domesticated macaw from small-town Minnesota, meets the fiercely independent Jewel, he takes off on an adventure to Rio de Janeiro with the bird of his dreams.
Writers: Carlos Saldanha, Earl Richey Jones, Todd R. Jones, Don Rhymer, Joshua Sternin, Jennifer Ventimilia, Sam Harper | Director: Carlos Saldanha | Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Anne Hathaway, George Lopez, Karen Disher
7. Some Like It Hot (1959)
Not Rated | 120 min | Comedy
When two musicians witness a mob hit, they flee the state in an all female band disguised as women, but further complications set in.
8. Miami Vice (2006)
R | 134 min | Action, Crime, Thriller
Based on the 1980s TV action/drama, this update focuses on vice detectives Crockett and Tubbs as their respective personal and professional lives become dangerously intertwined.
9. Touching the Void (2003)
R | 106 min | Documentary, Adventure, Drama
The true story of two climbers and their perilous journey up the west face of Siula Grande in the Peruvian Andes in 1985.
10. The Big Blue (1988)
PG-13 | 168 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Enzo and Jacques have known each other for a long time. Their friendship started in their childhood days in the Mediterranean. They were not real friends in these days, but there was ... See full summary »
11. Arachnophobia (1990)
PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Horror, Sci-Fi
A species of South American killer spider hitches a lift to the U.S. in a coffin and starts to breed and kill.
12. The Mosquito Coast (1986)
PG | 117 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller
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 »
13. The Lost World (1960)
Approved | 97 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Professor Challenger leads an expedition of scientists and adventurers to a remote plateau deep in the Amazonian jungle to verify his claim that dinosaurs still live there.
14. Evita (1996)
PG | 135 min | Biography, Drama, History
The hit musical based on the life of Evita Duarte, a B-picture Argentinian actress who eventually became the wife of Argentinian president Juan Perón, and the most beloved and hated woman in Argentina.
15. Proof of Life (2000)
R | 135 min | Action, Drama, Thriller
Alice hires a professional negotiator to obtain the release of her engineer husband, who has been kidnapped by anti-government guerrillas in South America.
16. Murphy's War (1971)
PG-13 | 107 min | Drama, War
Murphy is the sole survivor of his crew, that has been massacred by a German U-Boat in the closing days of World War II. He lands on the shore somewhere on the river Orinoco delta and ... See full summary »
17. The Liberator (2013)
119 min | Biography, Drama, History
Simon Bolivar fought over 100 battles against the Spanish Empire in South America. He rode over 70,000 miles on horseback. His military campaigns covered twice the territory of Alexander the Great. His army never conquered -- it liberated.
18. Fitzcarraldo (1982)
PG | 158 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
The story of Brian Sweeney Fitzgerald, an extremely determined man who intends to build an opera house in the middle of a jungle.
19. A Dark Truth (2012)
R | 106 min | Action, Thriller
A former CIA operative turned political talk show host is hired by a corporate whistle blower to expose her company's cover-up of a massacre in a South American village.
20. Carlos (2010 TV Mini-Series)
Not Rated | 334 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
The story of Venezuelan revolutionary Ilich Ramírez Sánchez, who founded a worldwide terrorist organization and raided the 1975 OPEC meeting.
21. Death and the Maiden (1994)
R | 103 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A political activist is convinced that her guest is a man who once tortured her for the government.
22. Tetro (2009)
R | 127 min | Drama
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 shared past and renewing their bond.
23. Blackthorn (2011)
R | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Western
In Bolivia, Butch Cassidy (now calling himself James Blackthorn) pines for one last sight of home, an adventure that aligns him with a young robber and makes the duo a target for gangs and lawmen alike.
24. XXY (2007)
Unrated | 86 min | Drama
The story of an intersexual fifteen-year-old. She lives with her parents, who have to cope with the challenges of her medical condition.
25. Delta Force 2: The Colombian Connection (1990)
R | 111 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
When DEA agents are taken captive by a ruthless South American kingpin, the Delta Force is reunited to rescue them in this sequel to the 1986 film.
27. Home from Home: Chronicle of a Vision (2013)
231 min | Drama, History
Jakob longs for a new life for himself and his troubled family in Brazil.
28. The City of Your Final Destination (2009)
PG-13 | 117 min | Drama
28-year-old Kansas University doctoral student Omar Razaghi wins a grant to write a biography of Latin American writer Jules Gund. Omar must get through to three people who were close to ... See full summary »
29. Assassination Tango (2002)
R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
An aging hitman gets a contract to kill a general in Buenos Aires. But when his mark becomes unavailable, he becomes involved in Argentinian tango culture.
30. The Three Caballeros (1944)
Approved | 71 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
Donald receives his birthday gifts, which include traditional gifts and information about Brazil (hosted by Zé Carioca) and Mexico (by Panchito, a Mexican Charro Rooster).
Writers: Homer Brightman, Ernest Terrazas, Ted Sears, Bill Peet, Ralph Wright, Elmer Plummer, Roy Williams, William Cottrell, Del Connell, James Bodrero | Directors: Norman Ferguson, Clyde Geronimi, Jack Kinney, Bill Roberts, Harold Young | Stars: Aurora Miranda, Carmen Molina, Dora Luz, Sterling Holloway
31. Only Angels Have Wings (1939)
Approved | 121 min | Adventure, Drama, Film-Noir
At a remote South American trading port, the manager of an air freight company is forced to risk his pilots' lives in order to win an important contract.
32. C.S.A.: The Confederate States of America (2004)
Unrated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, War
Through the eyes of a British "documentary", this film takes a satirically humorous, and sometimes frightening, look at the history of an America where the South won the Civil War.
33. My Best Fiend (1999)
Not Rated | 95 min | Documentary, Biography
In the 1950s, an adolescent Werner Herzog was transfixed by a film performance of the young Klaus Kinski. Years later, they would share an apartment where, in an unabated, forty-eight-hour ... See full summary »
34. In Search of the Castaways (1962)
Approved | 98 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
In 19th century England young Mary Grant and her brother Robert Grant embark on a dangerous quest to find their missing father,sea captain Grant,who vanished somewhere along the Chilean coast.
35. 5 Fingers (1952)
108 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
During WWII the valet to the British Ambassador to Ankara sells British secrets to the Germans while trying to romance a refugee Polish countess.
36. State of Siege (1972)
Not Rated | 120 min | Drama, Thriller
In Uruguay in the early 1970s, an official of the US Agency for International Development (a group used as a front for training foreign police in counterinsurgency methods) is kidnapped by ... See full summary »
37. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse (1962)
153 min | Drama, War
In Argentina, the family man Julio Madariaga is the patriarch of his family and considers his farm the paradise on Earth. One of his daughters, Luisa Desnoyers, has married the Frenchman ... See full summary »
38. South of the Border (2009)
Not Rated | 78 min | Documentary
A road trip across five countries to explore the social and political movements as well as the mainstream media's misperception of South America while interviewing seven of its elected presidents.
39. Sexual Dependency (2003)
104 min | Drama
Five teenagers in the U.S. and Bolivia try to make sense of their sexuality and the complexity of their identity.
40. Waste Land (2010)
99 min | Documentary
On the outskirts of Rio de Janiro is Jardim Gramacho, the world's largest landfill, where men and women sift through garbage for a living. Artist Vik Muniz produces portraits of the workers and learns about their lives.
41. Bon voyage (2003)
PG-13 | 114 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
An actress, a writer, a student, and a government worker band together in an effort to escape Paris as the Nazis move into the city.
Writers: Jean-Paul Rappeneau, Patrick Modiano, Jérôme Tonnerre, Gilles Marchand, Julien Rappeneau | Director: Jean-Paul Rappeneau | Stars: Isabelle Adjani, Gérard Depardieu, Virginie Ledoyen, Grégori Derangère
42. The Plague (1992)
R | 148 min | Drama
In the 1990s, a South American city is rocked by the imminent outbreak of a plague. While many attempt to flee the city, Dr Bernard Rieux sends his sick wife away and does his best to care ... See full summary »
43. Mr. Kaplan (2014)
98 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller
After fleeing Europe for Uruguay during WWII, Jacob Kaplan built a quiet life. Now 76, he begins to question his worth. After learning of a mysterious German prowling the shores of a nearby... See full summary »
44. Romance on the High Seas (1948)
Approved | 99 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Romantic misunderstandings abound when spouses suspect each other of being unfaithful, and a nightclub singer takes a cruise under a false identity.
Writers: Julius J. Epstein, Philip G. Epstein, I.A.L. Diamond, Sixto Pondal Ríos, Carlos A. Olivari | Directors: Michael Curtiz, Busby Berkeley | Stars: Jack Carson, Janis Paige, Doris Day, Don DeFore
45. The Fugitive (1947)
Approved | 104 min | Drama, History
Anti--Catholic and anti-cleric policies in the Mexican state of Tabasco lead the revolutionary government to persecute the state's last remaining priest.
46. Overkill (I) (1996)
R | 88 min | Action, Thriller
American Police officer Jack Hazard heads for South America after being ordered to take time off by his boss after a raid goes bad. Once there, however, he finds himself caught up with a ... See full summary »
47. Cornered (1945)
Approved | 102 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Thriller
Canadian flyer Laurence Gerard finds that his wife has been murdered by a French collaborator. His quest for justice leads him to Switzerland and Argentina.
48. Tycoon (1947)
Approved | 128 min | Romance, Adventure, Drama
Engineer Johnny Munroe is enlisted to build a railroad tunnel through a mountain to reach mines. His task is complicated, and his ethics are compromised, when he falls in love with his ... See full summary »
50. Love & Money (1982)
R | 90 min | Drama
A billionaire businessman hires a man to influence a South American dictator. He winds up having an affair with the billionaire's wife.