Most Popular Feature Films With Country of Origin El Salvador


1. Relentless (2018)

95 min | Thriller

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

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

3. El puma de Quelepa (2017)

75 min | Drama

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Filmed in stunning black and white, this immersive dive into the lives of the people of Quelepa, El Salvador, is a tour de force of experimentation along the lines of the work of Mexican ... See full summary »

Director: Victor Ruano | Star: José Miguel Escobar

4. The Black Pirates (1954)

74 min | Adventure

5.8
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Pirates searching for treasure take over a small town in Central America where they believe the loot is buried, but discover that a church has been built over the spot. They force the ... See full summary »

Director: Allen H. Miner | Stars: Anthony Dexter, Martha Roth, Lon Chaney Jr., Robert Clarke

Votes: 25

5. Trapos sucios (2017)

Comedy, Drama | Filming

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Director: Benjamin Lopez | Star: Blanca Enamorado

6. Earthbound (2020)

Drama, Sci-Fi | Pre-production

After receiving a distress call from Earth, an exploratory space vessel is forced to turn around and confront whatever happened.

Director: Migue Siman

7. La ReBusqueda (2014)

135 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

5.5
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La Busqueda is the first romantic comedy ever made in Central America.

Director: Alvaro Martinez | Stars: Carlos Arrechea, Pacun Lopez, Cristina Melendez, Mishelle Molina

Votes: 27

8. Sobreviviendo Guazapa (2008)

113 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.1
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Opposing forces, a government soldier and a guerrilla are trapped together in the heavily-bombed area around the Guazapa volcano. After a hostile meeting, an unlikely friendship develops ... See full summary »

Director: Roberto d'Avila Alegria | Stars: Roberto Josue Alegria, Geovanny Alvarado, Salvador Bermudez, Carlos Cruz

Votes: 20

9. Matlatl (2017)

90 min | Horror, Mystery

6.2
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After a tragic death, a family of three is forced to move to a desolated part of the country only to be haunted by mythical creatures.

Director: Migue Siman | Stars: Carlos Cardona, Paulina Miguel, Camila Chavarria, Mauricio Fuentes

Votes: 20

10. El cadáver exquisito (2011)

90 min | Drama, Fantasy

8.1
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"Exquisite Corpse" combines documentary, fiction and experimental film-making as it traverses the social and oniric landscape of a region struggling between modernity and tradition. A ... See full summary »

Director: Victor Ruano | Stars: Rossemberg Rivas, Malado Baldwin, Alejandra Palomo, Cristina López

Votes: 10

11. Los peces fuera del agua (1969)

80 min | Drama

6.0
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Olivia is a disturbed woman who shows some signs of amnesia and madness. Accompanied only by Esther, she fantasizes that some day her beloved Julio will return, but he only writes her ... See full summary »

Director: José David Calderón | Stars: Isabel Dada, Gilda Lewin, Ernesto Merida

Votes: 7

12. El Libro Supremo (2013)

90 min | Horror, Mystery

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Deadly evil forces hunt four curious and ambitious teenagers who stole a black magic manuscript from a witch crafter who it wants it back.

Director: Roberto d'Avila Alegria | Stars: Mauricio Escobar, Moony Arrivillaga, Fhernando Santacruz, Milena Gonzalez

13. Jalón (2018)

Drama | Post-production

The movie follows a day in the life of a Salvadoran taxi driver, Gabriela Rodriguez. Surviving in El Salvador is Gaby's priority, but protecting her family can come at a great cost as she gets pulled through many directions.

Director: Adam Chadwick | Stars: Vanesa Tomasino, Estuardo Tale, Andrea Tale, Samuel Hernández Campos

14. Cinco vidas y un destino (1957)

85 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

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Five fellons are running from justice in search of freedom. During their escape, they run into María Flores who joins them on their journey... See full synopsis »

Director: José Baviera | Stars: Columba Domínguez, Joaquín Cordero, José Baviera, Enrique Zambrano

15. Salvador Soy Yo (2014)

133 min | Drama, Fantasy

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Salvador I Am, is a fantasy drama, about a 12 year old boy, Salvador, who wants, more than anything, to reunite with his mother and father, despite their being killed by unknown assassins. ... See full summary »

Director: Douglas Zamora | Stars: Darrell Contreras, Diego Contreras, Rubidia Contreras, Mercedes Flores

16. Aquino (2021)

Action, Adventure | Pre-production

Following the arrest of his brother, an indigenous leader decides to lead an insurrection against the government.

Director: Migue Siman

17. Contraste (2013)

65 min | Drama

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Contraste is a film about the way woman live in the poorest latin american countries. The main idea of the movie is to show the story of two woman who live in one of the smallest Central ... See full summary »

Director: Alvaro Martinez | Stars: Vanessa Apolito, Jose Calderon, Wilna Castillo, Jonathan Freudman

18. Elba (2017)

Drama | Announced

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Director: Arturo Menendez

19. La sangre en el cuerpo (2005)

80 min | Drama

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Salome is young woman who's planning to run away with her sister Gaby from the abuse to which they are subject to by her mother and her stepfather. Plan that suddenly changes when Salome is... See full summary »

Director: Edwin Arevalo | Stars: Dinora Alfaro, Xenia Alvarenga, Francisco Borja, Antonio Bunt

20. Tres caminos (2008)

84 min | Drama

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Director: Edwin Arevalo | Stars: Aurora Ares, Roberto Bladimir Arevalo, Jaffet Argumedo, Anna Beauchamp