Most Popular Quechua-Language Feature Films


1. Salt and Fire (2016)

98 min | Thriller

4.6
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A scientist blames the head of a large company for an ecological disaster in South America. But when a volcano begins to show signs of erupting, they must unite to avoid a disaster.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Michael Shannon, Gael García Bernal, Anita Briem, Werner Herzog

Votes: 240

2. The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)

R | 126 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.8
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75 Metascore

The dramatization of a motorcycle road trip Che Guevara went on in his youth that showed him his life's calling.

Director: Walter Salles | Stars: Gael García Bernal, Rodrigo De la Serna, Mía Maestro, Mercedes Morán

Votes: 85,565 | Gross: $16.76M

3. Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972)

Not Rated | 93 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.0
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In the 16th century, the ruthless and insane Don Lope de Aguirre leads a Spanish expedition in search of El Dorado.

Director: Werner Herzog | Stars: Klaus Kinski, Ruy Guerra, Helena Rojo, Del Negro

Votes: 40,347

4. The Dancer Upstairs (2002)

R | 132 min | Drama, Thriller, Crime

7.0
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64 Metascore

A police detective in a South American country is dedicated to hunting down a revolutionary guerilla leader.

Director: John Malkovich | Stars: Javier Bardem, Laura Morante, Juan Diego Botto, Elvira Mínguez

Votes: 5,690 | Gross: $2.37M

5. También la lluvia (2010)

Unrated | 103 min | Drama, History

7.5
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69 Metascore

As a director and his crew shoot a controversial film about Christopher Columbus in Cochabamba, Bolivia, local people rise up against plans to privatize the water supply.

Director: Icíar Bollaín | Stars: Gael García Bernal, Luis Tosar, Karra Elejalde, Juan Carlos Aduviri

Votes: 10,313 | Gross: $0.56M

6. Oliver's Deal (2015)

99 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.0
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Set against the backdrop of an international finance deal in New York and Peru, Oliver's Deal is an intense political drama which explores how far people will go to get what they want.

Director: Barney Elliott | Stars: Stephen Dorff, David Strathairn, Brooke Langton, Carlos Bardem

Votes: 441

7. La teta asustada (2009)

94 min | Drama, Music

6.7
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68 Metascore

Fausta is suffering from a rare disease called the Milk of Sorrow, which is transmitted through the breast milk of pregnant women who were abused or raped during or soon after pregnancy. ... See full summary »

Director: Claudia Llosa | Stars: Magaly Solier, Susi Sánchez, Efraín Solís, Bárbara Lazón

Votes: 5,727 | Gross: $0.01M

8. Secret of the Incas (1954)

Approved | 100 min | Adventure

6.3
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An adventurer searchers for hidden treasure in the Peruvian jungles.

Director: Jerry Hopper | Stars: Charlton Heston, Robert Young, Nicole Maurey, Thomas Mitchell

Votes: 851

9. La Entidad (2015)

80 min | Horror

4.3
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A group of students decide to study 'reaction videos' and are led toward an old film, hidden in the archive room of a cemetery. It appears that everybody who has witnessed the film has met ... See full summary »

Director: Eduardo Schuldt | Stars: Rodrigo Falla, Daniella Mendoza, Carlos Casella, Mario Gaviria

Votes: 281

10. Madeinusa (2006)

100 min | Drama

6.9
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Madeinusa is a 14-year old girl who comes of age during the Easter festivities of her tiny, isolated village.

Director: Claudia Llosa | Stars: Magaly Solier, Carlos J. de la Torre, Yiliana Chong, Juan Ubaldo Huamán

Votes: 1,311

11. Altiplano (2009)

109 min | Drama

6.8
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A former war photographer and her physician husband are caught up in a riot when locals in an Andean village vent their unhappiness with contamination from a nearby mine.

Directors: Peter Brosens, Jessica Woodworth | Stars: Magaly Solier, Jasmin Tabatabai, Olivier Gourmet, Arturo Anacarino Zarate

Votes: 615 | Gross: $0.00M

12. Nazareno Cruz y el lobo (1975)

92 min | Drama, Horror, Fantasy

7.1
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Nazareno Cruz is the seventh son of a couple living in a high mountain village. According to a myth, a seventh son will become a wolf on nights of the full moon. Everyone in the village is ... See full summary »

Director: Leonardo Favio | Stars: Juan José Camero, Marina Magali, Alfredo Alcón, Lautaro Murúa

Votes: 357

13. Feriado (2014)

82 min | Drama

5.7
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A drama set in turbulent, turn-of-the-millennium Ecuador and centered on a young man who begins to develop complicated feelings for Juano after he saves him from a beating.

Director: Diego Araujo | Stars: Juan Arregui, Elena Vargas, Cristina Morrison, Peki Andino

Votes: 249

14. Blood of the Condor (1969)

70 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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The reaction of an indigenous community against a group of foreigners who under the guise of development assistance are forcibly sterilizing the peasant women.

Director: Jorge Sanjinés | Stars: Marcelino Yanahuaya, Benedicta Mendoza, Vicente Verneros Salinas, Danielle Caillet

Votes: 300

15. Animals ferits (2006)

94 min | Drama

5.0
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Animals, when they've been wounded, lick themselves where it hurts. Nonetheless, they also pick themselves up and keep going; wounded, but still alive.

Director: Ventura Pons | Stars: José Coronado, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón, Cecilia Rossetto, Marc Cartes

Votes: 113

16. Extirpador de Idolatrías (2014)

86 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

6.1
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A movie about the cultural resistance in a country besides diverse, divided.

Director: Manuel Siles | Stars: Magaly Solier, Oswaldo Salas, Paulina Bazán, Augusto Casafranca

Votes: 14

17. El regalo de la Pachamama (2008)

102 min

7.9
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Kunturi is a 13-year old boy living a traditional life with his family near Uyuni, a salt lake. They cut bricks of salt by hand, which they use to exchange for other products of the the ... See full summary »

Director: Toshifumi Matsushita | Stars: Christian Huaygua, Luis Mamani, Faniy Mosques, Francisco Gutierrez

Votes: 43

18. Postales (2010)

80 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.5
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"Postales" (Postcards) is a multicultural story of innocence and understanding despite the barriers of language, poverty, cultural confusion and a rapidly globalizing world. In the streets ... See full summary »

Director: Josh Hyde | Stars: Guimel Soria Martinez, Nadia Alexander, Alan Cuba, Megan Tusing

Votes: 22

19. Juana Azurduy, Guerrillera de la Patria Grande (2016)

Biography, Drama

6.4
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Director: Jorge Sanjinés | Stars: Piti Campos, Jorge Hidalgo, Luis Aduviri, Fernando Arze

Votes: 7

20. Kukuli (1961)

63 min | Drama

6.1
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Kukuli, a young llama herder, leaves her grandparents in the countryside of Cusco to attend the Feast of Mamacha Carmen in the town of Paucartambo.

Directors: Luis Figueroa, Eulogio Nishiyama, César Villanueva | Stars: Judith Figueroa, Victor Chambi, Lizardo Pérez, Emilio Galli

Votes: 46

21. Shunko (1960)

72 min | Drama, Family

7.3
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A teacher (Lautaro Murua) arrives to a small village in Santiago del Estero and must to educate children against the will of their parents.

Director: Lautaro Murúa | Stars: Lautaro Murúa, Raúl del Valle, Fanny Olivera, Orlando Sacha

Votes: 44

22. Amigomío (1994)

115 min | Drama

7.4
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A young father takes his son on a journey away from Buenos Aires and through the strange and wondrous world of rural South America. The man is unemployed and separated from the boy's mother... See full summary »

Directors: Alcides Chiesa, Jeanine Meerapfel | Stars: Mario Adorf, Daniel Kuzniecka, Diego Mesaglío, Debora Brandwajnman

Votes: 28

23. Gregorio (1982)

85 min | Drama

7.2
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A kid and his family move from the laid back Peruvian Sierra to the relentless capital city.

Director: Fernando Espinoza | Stars: Marino León de la Torre, Vetzy Pérez Palma

Votes: 70

25. Yawar fiesta: Fiesta de sangre (1986)

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Director: Luis Figueroa | Stars: Jorge Acuña, Pedro García, Carlos Loayza

26. El caso Huayanay (1981)

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Director: Federico García Hurtado

27. Against the Grain: An Artist's Survival Guide to Peru (2008)

65 min

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For every artist, the need to create and be heard is as basic as food and shelter. But what happens when you live in a country where speaking your mind can land you in prison?

Director: Ann Kaneko | Stars: Natalia Iguiniz, Claudio Jimenez Quispe, Ann Kaneko, Alfredo Marquez

28. La luz en el cerro (2016)

85 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

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Director: Ricardo Velarde | Stars: Lucho Castro, Nelson Champi, Alejandro Chipayo, Emilram Cossío