El Salvador (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. La Palabra de Pablo (2018)

84 min | Drama

6.8
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Loosely inspired by Shakespeare's Othello, La Palabra de Pablo (Pablo's Word) tells the story of a broken contemporary Salvadorian upper middle class family - struggling with jealousy and revenge.

Director: Arturo Menendez | Stars: Paola Baldion, Carlos Aylagas, Leandro Sanchez Arauz, Fernando Rodriguez

Votes: 35

2. 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

3. Malacrianza (2014)

70 min | Drama

7.4
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Don Cleo, a humble seller of Piñatas, who lives in a little town in El Salvador; arrives at home after a long day of work to find an extortion letter at his door steps. That letter tells ... See full summary »

Director: Arturo Menendez | Stars: Salvador Solís, Karla Valencia, Demetrio Aguilar, Leandro Sanchez Arauz

Votes: 59

4. 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

5. El cuarto de los huesos (2015)

52 min | Documentary

7.6
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A poorly equipped and underpaid team of forensic anthropologists is sent to study the countless mass graves in El Salvador, trying to identify the victims using fragments of bodies. ... See full summary »

Director: Marcela Zamora

Votes: 18

6. Sistiaga, une histoire basque (2018)

100 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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José Antonio Sistiaga is one of the greats in Basque contemporary art. Through lively exchanges begun in 1993 with his Salvadorean friend Manuel Sorto, we plunge into Sistiaga's ... See full summary »

Director: Manuel Sorto

7. 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: Marcela Miguel, Adrián Miguel, Camila Chavarria, Carlos Cardona

Votes: 20

8. Sobreviviendo Guazapa (2008)

TV-14 | 113 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.7
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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: 23

9. Offended (2016)

85 min | Documentary

7.6
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"In the Salvadoran civil war, my father and thousands more were captured and tortured by the State. These are some of their stories. When I turned 33, my mother told me that my father, ... See full summary »

Director: Marcela Zamora

Votes: 10

10. La ReBusqueda (2014)

135 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

5.4
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La ReBusqueda is the first romantic comedy ever made in Central America.

Director: Alvaro Jared Martínez | Stars: Carlo Arrechea, Pacun Lopez, Cristina Melendez, Mishelle Molina

Votes: 28

11. Cinema Libertad (2010)

PG | 25 min | Short, Drama

8.2
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Nacho and Ela give life back to the old and abandoned Cinema Libertad with the use of a ray of light, they both tell stories to the people living inside the old cinema.

Director: Arturo Menendez | Stars: David Acuña, Edgar Aquino, Leandro Sanchez Arauz, Regina Cañas

Votes: 17

12. Ausencias (I) (2015)

26 min | Documentary, Short

8.0
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Lulú wakes up to an empty house. After 5 years, absence has turned her life into a limbo, but she still has hopes of finding her son and husband alive after they were kidnapped on their way to Monterrey Airport, México.

Director: Tatiana Huezo

Votes: 7

13. Entre Angeles y Demonios (2012)

41 min | Short, Drama

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Carmen is a girl who lives in a poor neighborhood in El Salvador, her mom and her brother have to work several jobs in order to enroll her into an expensive university, where Carmen ... See full summary »

Directors: Alvaro Jared Martínez, Edenilson Lazo | Star: Cristina Melendez

14. Nada (2016)

6 min | Short, Drama

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Director: Arturo Menendez | Stars: Maria Alvarado, Juan Fortis

15. Elba

Drama | Announced

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Director: Arturo Menendez

16. Port Triumph (2017)

62 min | Documentary, History | Completed

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In the 1970s, the 1500 organized workers of Puerto el Triunfo - mostly women - thanks to their struggles were amongst the more privileged laborers in the country. Then, state repression ... See full summary »

Director: Jeffrey Gould

17. El Salvador: El pueblo vencerá (1982)

80 min | Documentary, War

7.4
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Dramatic composition depicting a host of F.M.L.N. guerrillas marching forth from Monte Alzaco, the spiritual home of Salvadoran resistance.

Director: Diego de la Texera | Stars: Chema, Haroldo, Valentín Hernández, Álvaro Nieto

Votes: 10

18. Cesar Menendez; El cazador de fantasías (2002 Video)

27 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Jorge Dalton | Star: Cesar Menendez

19. Tamale Road: A Memoir from El Salvador (2012)

106 min | Documentary, Drama, History

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Salvadoran born Amanda Reyes lost her father to murder in 1929. She was three. She was taken away from her family and lived her entire life not knowing who they were. In 2009 her son, ... See full summary »

Directors: Raquel McPeek Rodriguez, Marcos Villatoro

20. Amor prohibido (2000 Video)

5 min | Short

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Director: Arturo Menendez

21. Tres caminos (2008)

84 min | Drama

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

22. Aquino

Action, Adventure | Pre-production

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

23. The Highway (2015)

12 min | Short, Horror, Mystery

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Two siblings on a trip to the country side find an unexpected challenge, for survival. What seemed like a fun trip for these siblings will turn into a nightmare that will change their lives.

Director: Viktor Hernandez | Stars: Miguel Chirinos, Viktor Hernandez, Karla Hernandez-Gonzalez, Alexander Molina

24. Los peces fuera del agua (1969)

80 min | Drama

6.8
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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: 11

25. Singers in the Band (2014)

92 min | Documentary, Action, Crime

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David Goodman has worked for nearly 30 years to document the very challenging subject of prostitution and global sex trafficking in and around U.S. Military bases abroad.

Director: David Goodman | Stars: Cynthia Enloe, John Grant, David Grossman, Ninotchka Rosca

26. Historias que dan miedo (2012 TV Movie)

20 min | Horror

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Director: Arturo Menendez | Stars: Luis Balibrera, Rubidia Contreras, Mercy Flores, Frida Gutiérrez

27. 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

28. La decisión de vencer (Los primeros frutos) (1981)

73 min | Documentary

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Everyday life among the members of the free community in Morazán, El Salvador, led by leaders of the Front for National Liberation Farabundo Martí (FMNL).

Directors: Guillermo Escalon, Manuel Sorto

29. El Salvador: Four Cardinal Points (2014)

55 min | Documentary

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Four Cardinal Points brings together four inspiring stories from North, South, East and West El Salvador. With a soft poetic veil, these stories portray a rich cultural, ecological and ... See full summary »

Director: Javier Kafie

30. Lunch Box (2017)

10 min | Short, Horror

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A teacher begins to experience terrifying supernatural occurrences involving a red lunch box.

Director: Ed Hsb | Stars: Patricia Rodriguez, Alejandra Nolasco

31. El Salvador: Lost Archives of the Armed Conflict (2014)

90 min | Documentary

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No one is neither entirely good nor entirely bad

32. Paravolar (2008)

11 min | Short, Drama

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Director: Arturo Menendez | Stars: Jazmin Chahin, Paolo Hasbun

33. Children of the Diaspora: For Peace and Democracy (2013)

56 min | Documentary, Family, History

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Children of the Diaspora is a documentary about the historical and ideological origins of USEU, the Union of Salvadoran University Students, in the United States. Set in 2009, this film ... See full summary »

Director: Jennifer Carcamo | Stars: Daniel Alvarenga, Denny Alvarez, Ricardo Avalos, Diana Baires

34. Hacedores de Paz (2016)

11 min | Documentary, Short | Completed

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Since the end of the civil war in El Salvador, violence continues to plague the poverty-stricken country. Although it can seem hopeless at times, community organizers see an end in sight by... See full summary »

Director: Teddy Leinbach

35. Nejapa (2017 Video)

7 min | Animation, Family, History

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Two lovers, a volcano and a town in search for a new town and a new beginnning.

Director: Ricardo Barahona

36. El cuento de lo que quiero y no quiero (2005)

5 min | Animation, Short, Family

7.0
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Director: Ricardo Barahona | Star: Maura Mendoza

Votes: 10

37. Las dignas mujeres por la dignidad y la vida (2002)

25 min | Short

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Director: Eva Ciuk

38. Enola (2014 Video Game)

Horror

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Enola is a psychological adventure game that delves into the inherent darkness of love, death and revenge. As Enola, you must survive a macabre world conjured up by the tortured memories of her lover, Angelica.

Director: Sergio Rosa | Star: Elizabeth Hales

39. Lost (VII) (2016)

6 min | Short, Drama

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A man feels lost and distant from himself, as he finds his reality.

Director: Viktor Hernandez | Star: Viktor Hernandez

40. The Pause That Refreshes (2007)

9 min | Documentary, Short

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In Latin America we have about 35 million kids between the ages of 5 and 17 living on the streets. Christmas eve with a few gamines in San Salvador.

Director: J. Michael Seyfert

41. 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 Jared Martínez | Stars: Vanessa Apolito, Jose Calderon, Wilna Castillo, Milena Gonzalez

42. 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

43. Memorias (II) (2013)

77 min | Documentary, Biography

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A documentary about the life of Alejandro Cotto, a film making pioneer from El Salvador. We explore his early life, his involvement in the cinema as a volunteer projectionist while he was ... See full summary »

Director: Edwin Arevalo | Star: Alejandro Cotto

44. El Campeón de Polo

Documentary | Post-production

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Director: Mario Juárez Dubón

45. Ecos del bajo lampa (2010)

40 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Paolo Hasbún

46. My Treasure (2017)

23 min | Short, Action, Adventure

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A cleaning woman steals a Salvadoran Civil War map and hunts for a treasure in the hopes of reuniting with her son.

Director: Michael T. Flores | Stars: Egly Larreynaga, Carlos Cordova, Tim De La Motte

47. Peter und der Kaktus (1962 TV Movie)

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Director: Rainer R. Lange | Stars: Hannes W. Braun, Horst Buder, Hermann Eckhardt, Gerti Eichler

48. El silencio del amanecer (2000 Video)

21 min | Documentary, Short

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49. Manlio Argueta Poetas y Volcanes (2010)

40 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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Through the voice of writer and survivor Manlio Argueta, El Salvador's turbulent historical era is revealed, a period when many artists and writers suffered imprisonment, persecution and exile.

Director: Carolina Rivera

50. Al Séptimo día (2008)

Short, Drama

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Director: Fabian Bello | Stars: Giacomo Buonafina, Pamela Robin


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