Costa Rica (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. One Step from Me (2021)

115 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

4.9
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Tatiana (Johanna Solano) is a journalist with a routine life in all its aspects and a recent failed love relationship. Motivated by her best friend, she decides to make a stop and travel around Costa Rica to find herself and inner peace.

Director: Jose Mario Salas Boza | Stars: Johanna Solano, Esteban Hidalgo, Gustavo Rojas, Flor Urbina

Votes: 98

2. About Us (2016)

TV-MA | 87 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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Diego, a hopeless romantic desperately trying to salvage his relationship with long time girlfriend Sofía, plans a beach getaway to propose and clear the air. A 'chance' encounter with ... See full summary »

Director: Hernan Jimenez | Stars: Hernan Jimenez, Noelia Castaño, Marina Glezer, Antonio Yglesias

Votes: 194

3. The Awakening of the Ants (2019)

94 min | Drama

6.5
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Isa has more than enough on her plate with two children and the household, which she manages on her own. When her husband persists with his wish for a third child, she realizes that something must change.

Director: Antonella Sudasassi | Stars: Daniela Valenciano, Leynar Gomez, Isabella Moscoso, Adriana Alvarez

Votes: 596

4. Aurora (II) (2021)

90 min | Drama

6.1
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Alongside her work as an architect, 40-year old Luisa gives inspirational creative workshops to children. One day, she comes across 17-year-old Yuli by the school toilets; it turns out she ... See full summary »

Director: Paz Fábrega | Stars: Rebeca Woodbridge, Raquel Villalobos, Erika Rojas, Daniela Arroio

Votes: 49

5. The Butler (2017)

70 min | Thriller

7.6
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Peter receive the house his dead mother left for him in her will. Peter is visited by his mother's butler and his daughter. They offer to clean the house in order to sell it. Peter realizes... See full summary »

Director: César Caro Cruz | Stars: Luis Borge, Fernando Vinocour, Abelardo Vladich, Adriana Víquez

Votes: 450

6. The Return (2012)

102 min | Drama

7.1
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After a decade abroad, Antonio returns to Costa Rica for a short visit. Unable to run away as usual, he is confronted with everything he has desperately struggled to put in the past: a ... See full summary »

Director: Hernan Jimenez | Stars: Hernan Jimenez, Barbara Jimenez, Luis Fernando Gomez, Andre Boxwill

Votes: 263

7. Salaryman (2021)

Documentary | Post-production

An unconventional film on Tokyo work culture's most compelling and complex protagonist- The Salaryman. Salaryman: a nameless, voiceless, over-worked, and under-valued cog in the labor pool;... See full summary »

Director: Allegra Pacheco

8. Of Love and Other Demons (2009)

95 min | Drama

6.2
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Based on Gabriel García Márquez's novel, this is the unsettling story of 13-year-old noble Sierva and the dog bite that changes her life forever. Abandoned, displaced, in the midst of a ... See full summary »

Director: Hilda Hidalgo | Stars: Pablo Derqui, Eliza Triana, Jordi Dauder, Joaquín Climent

Votes: 498

9. Hombre de fe (2017)

TV-PG | 98 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

6.2
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The story of real life Costa Rican goalkeeper Keylor Navas, from his humble beginnings in his home town to his rise to greatness as an elite soccer player.

Director: Dinga Haines | Stars: Zinédine Zidane, Sergio Ramos, Luka Modric, Michelle Jones

Votes: 205

10. Maikol Yordan Traveling Lost (2014)

101 min | Comedy

6.8
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A Costa Rican farmer, when faced with the prospects of losing his farm, embarks in a journey to Europe to raise enough money to pay his debts meeting new acquaintances, lost relatives and himself.

Director: Miguel Alejandro Gomez | Stars: Mario Chacón, Daniel Moreno, Erik Hernández Gabarain, Édgar Murillo

Votes: 1,705

11. Land of Ashes (2019)

82 min | Drama

6.0
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Selva (13) lives in a coastal town in the Caribbean. After the sudden disappearance of her only motherly figure, she is left to take care of her grandfather who doesn't want to live. ... See full summary »

Director: Sofía Quirós | Stars: Smashleen Gutiérrez, Humberto Samuels, Hortensia Smith, Keha Brown

Votes: 351

12. Requiescat (2018)

18 min | Short, Drama, Western

8.1
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In this Western set on the rural coast of California in the 1920s, a teenager struggles to come of age in a racialized society.

Director: SJ Main Muñoz | Stars: Adrian Favela, Laura Cerón, Mia Xitlali, Alonso Alvarez

Votes: 14

13. Mon amour (2006)

3 min | Short, Drama

6.4
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A man reads a letter on a bus, surrounded by people. He discovers that even with so many so near, he is all alone.

Director: Alexander Berberich | Stars: Edgar Castillo, Victor Delgado, Johanna Fernandez, Melissa Guzman

Votes: 116

14. Worst Shark Attack Ever (2014)

21 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

6.6
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What is the worst shark attack ever? Why it's the mass slaughtering of sharks. We decimate 100,000,000 sharks a year = 190 sharks a minute = 3 sharks every second. Sharks are headed towards... See full summary »

Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Kim Power Stilson, Sherry Swensk

Votes: 20

15. Aquí y ahora (2019)

80 min | Drama

6.5
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A modern dancer must learn to juggle love, family, and her career while she auditions for a prestigious foreign dance company.

Director: Paz Leon | Stars: Nerina Carmona, Eugenia Chaverri, Melania Fernández, María Luisa Garita

Votes: 34

16. Cold Water of the Sea (2010)

83 min | Drama

5.6
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On New Year's holidays, Mariana (21) and Rodrigo (30) drive to the coast where he has to sell a property. There, they find Karina (7), late at night and in the middle of nowhere. She tells then she ran away from home.

Director: Paz Fábrega | Stars: Monserrat Fernández, Lil Quesada Morúa, Luis Carlos Bogantes, Freddy Gerardo Chavarria Araya

Votes: 186

17. Hernan Jimenez: ¡Así quién no! (2015 TV Special)

90 min | Documentary, Comedy

9.0
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Stand Up Comedy Special.

Director: Hernan Jimenez | Star: Hernan Jimenez

Votes: 12

18. El Psicópata, Crónica de un caso sin resolver (2019)

84 min | Documentary

6.1
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The case of the first serial killer recorded in the history of Costa Rica, The Psychopath, as he was known, who attacked between 1985 and 1995, leaving 19 victims.

Director: Estefani Cespedes

Votes: 15

19. The Accursed (2010)

R | 91 min | Horror

4.9
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"Donde Duerme el Horror" unveils an intriguing story of destiny and death. Surprised by an unexpected witness, robbers murder a woman who curses them. Little do they know of her connection ... See full summary »

Directors: Adrian Garcia Bogliano, Ramiro García Bogliano | Stars: María Orozco, David Rivera, Michael Dionisio Morales, José Castro

Votes: 56

20. Viaje (2015)

71 min | Romance

6.3
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After meeting at a party, Luciana and Pedro spark up a spontaneous rendezvous. Eschewing the fraudulent nature of traditional relationships, the pair embarks on a spur of the moment journey... See full summary »

Director: Paz Fábrega | Stars: Fernando Bolaños, Kattia González, Hernan Jimenez

Votes: 263

21. Dos Fridas (2018)

92 min | Drama

5.7
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"Dos Fridas" is inspired by the relationship between Mexican painter Frida Kahlo and her Costa Rican nurse Judith Ferreto - Judith cared for Frida during the final years of her life. In her... See full summary »

Director: Ishtar Yasin Gutierrez | Stars: Maria de Medeiros, Ishtar Yasin Gutierrez, Grettel Méndez, Diana Lein

Votes: 24

22. A ojos cerrados (2010)

65 min | Drama, Family

7.4
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Gabo and Maga are an old couple who have lived together all their life and depend emotionally on each other completely. Delia, their grand-daughter, was brought up by them. The three of ... See full summary »

Director: Hernan Jimenez | Stars: Carlos Luis Zamora, Carol Sanabria, Anabelle Ulloa, César Maurel

Votes: 99

23. Watership Down (2019)

7 min | Short, Music

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A group of friends embark on a road trip into the unknown.

Director: Jose Sibaja Figuls

24. Un Regalo Esencial (2018)

107 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

7.3
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It is the year 2025, and Alejandro tells his grandson Josue a story from a book that he is reading about a singer and a dancer who fell in love in 1985, but love represents much more than only sharing life together.

Director: Jose Mario Salas Boza | Stars: Viviana Calderón, Pablo Rodriguez, Norval Calvo, Mauricio Hoffmann

Votes: 44

25. Amor Viajero (2017)

TV-MA | 105 min | Comedy

6.1
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Gaby and Marco, a young couple, end their relationship right before leaving for a European vacation together.

Director: Miguel Alejandro Gomez | Stars: Monserrat Montero Cole, Renzo Rímolo, Boris Alonso, Silvia Baltodano

Votes: 53

26. Tres Marias (2010)

95 min | Drama

7.6
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María José, María Victoria and María Elena are 3 different women, each one of them with a different tragic story, but after a mysterious death, every decision they make will change everyone's lives forever.

Director: Francisco Gonzalez | Stars: Carlos Alvarado, Erick Calderon, Rosibel Carvajal, Jaime Castro

Votes: 21

27. Imprisoned (2015)

TV-MA | 97 min | Drama

6.3
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A young girl gets involved in a family drama when she starts a secret friendship with a prison inmate. All parts involved, inside and outside, will have to deal with the consequences of ... See full summary »

Director: Esteban Ramírez | Stars: Natalia Arias, Leynar Gomez, Daniel Marin, Alejandro Aguilar

Votes: 193

28. Land of the Strays (2018)

13 min | Short

7.6
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In the mountains of Costa Rica, Lya Battle gives a second chance to over 1,000 stray dogs at her sanctuary, and hope for those who have yet to be found.

Director: Adrian Cicerone | Stars: Lya Battle, Marcela Castro

Votes: 9

29. Karma (2022)

Action | Filming

In the middle of paradise, the cross section between cop and criminal, the "haves and have nots", and the ones in charge get muddied. Weaving the story of Antonio and Verónica, will karma ... See full summary »

Director: David Mondin | Stars: Rocío Carranza, Demaine Akim A., Silvia Moreno Rodríguez, Maurice Lamugue

30. Enredados, La confusión (2018)

Approved | 95 min | Action, Comedy

6.2
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Leo, in a mid of millionaire robbery meets the love of his life, Ana. But now he has to choose between money and love. He chooses love and decides to return the money but the confusion ... See full summary »

Director: Prabhakar Sharan | Stars: Prabhakar Sharan, Mario Chacón, Scott Steiner, Mauricio Desplá

Votes: 31

31. Days of Light (2019)

88 min | Drama, Thriller

6.6
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A solar storm hits Central America. Its inhabitants must face life disconnected from technology. Fear, friendship and love emerge as they come together with others, while the skies are lit by lights never seen before.

Directors: Gloria Carrión Fonseca, Julio López Fernández, Enrique Medrano, Mauro Borges Mora, Enrique Pérez Him, Sergio Ramírez | Stars: Agustín Acevedo, Adela Aguero, Mauricio Aguilar, Alondra Altamirano

Votes: 23

32. El Show de La Media Docena (2005– )

Comedy

7.1
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Costarican comedy show with different short films and different characters interpreted by the same four actors. There are guests very often in the show.

Stars: Álvaro Marenco, Mario Chacón, Erik Hernández Gabarain, Daniel Moreno

Votes: 14

33. Suncatcher (2021)

20 min | Short

6.0
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When a mysterious light invades socially awkward Lila, she encounters its source: a cyborg who comes to remind her who she was in a past life.

Director: Kim Torres | Stars: Simon Dalzell, Nello Rivero

Votes: 6

34. En Algún Sitio (2021)

130 min | Drama | Filming

'En algún sitio' tells the story of Christian and Antonio. Best friends since their childhood, at age 18, a lie split their paths apart.

Director: Frayser Navarrette | Stars: Álvaro Marenco, Frayser Navarrette, Luis Jara, Isabella Oldenburg

35. El Baile de la Gacela (2018)

TV-14 | 91 min | Comedy, Drama

6.2
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Eugenio's dream is to win a big trophy, but he could never achieve it as a football player. Now he is 72 years old and he sees a chance to fulfill his dream through a tropical dance contest... See full summary »

Director: Ivan Porras | Stars: Marco Antonio Calvo Coronado, Vicky Montero, Patricio Arenas, María José Callejas

Votes: 46

36. Tropix (2004)

R | 101 min | Adventure, Crime, Thriller

3.5
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  • Erotic Thriller (2004) A tropical vacation goes sordid when Corrine learns her husband is a crook who's plundered his parents.

Directors: Percy Angress, Livia Linden | Stars: Thomas Scott Stanton, Danielle Bisutti, Keith Brunsmann, Michelle Jones

Votes: 127

37. Parrot Heads (2017)

TV-14 | 88 min | Documentary, Music

6.6
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An in depth look at the world of Parrot Heads, the loyal fan base of Jimmy Buffett.

Director: Bryce Wagoner | Stars: Jimmy Buffett, Matt Corcoran, Stephen L.J. Hoffman, Michael Holly

Votes: 68

38. Te presento a mi novio (2019)

Comedy

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Cesar a sweet dad, discovers that his only daughter has a boyfriend environmentalist free spirit. He constantly as good lawyer thinks a plan to get rid of the boyfriend without her daughter's future. He just doesn't deserve her.

Director: Soley Bernal | Stars: Sergio Arce, Jaime Castro, Gary Centeno, Nicole de Saro

39. A Small Section of the World (2014)

Not Rated | 62 min | Documentary, Biography

7.8
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46 Metascore

A Small Section of the World is an inspirational story about a group of women from a remote farming region of Costa Rica whose ideas sparked a revolution in the coffee growing world. After ... See full summary »

Director: Lesley Chilcott

Votes: 66

40. The Bambi Angelina Story (2022)

Drama | Pre-production

The Bambi Angelina Story is about a 16-year-old Costa Rican girl forced into prostitution by her mother. Receiving millions from inheritances Bambi dies violently and Angelina lived to walk with the Lord unharmed as a chosen on.

Director: Nick Alexander | Stars: Charlotte Summers, James E. Clark

41. The Universality of It All (2020)

90 min | Documentary

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Add a Plot

Director: Andrés Bronnimann

42. Unsanctified

Horror, Thriller | Pre-production

Unaware of her father's transgressions Gabriela Monroe moves into the magnificent fairy-tale estate and soon finds herself caught in the most horrifying nightmare of her life.

Director: Charlie Ivon Maisonet

43. Maikol Yordan 2: La cura lejana (2018)

99 min | Comedy

5.2
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Maikol Yordan's grandmother is sick, so he travels to other continents to get a cure.

Director: Daniel Moreno | Stars: Boris Alonso, Mario Chacón, Alondra Elizondo, Erik Hernández Gabarain

Votes: 106

44. Apego (2019)

80 min | Drama

5.8
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A 35 year old Chilean exiled mom reconnects an old college love through Facebook, that moments sets dilemma: she might turn into the woman she swore she will never be: her mother.

Director: Patricia Velásquez | Stars: Álvaro Marenco, Laura Montero, Daniel González-Muniz, Teresita Reyes

Votes: 40

45. Port Father (2013)

Not Rated | 86 min | Drama

6.8
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The story of a kid moving from the Island where he lived his whole life, to a nearby fishing and cruise port in Costa Rica, after his mother dies. He goes there looking for his godfather, a... See full summary »

Director: Gustavo Fallas | Stars: Gabriel Retes, Adriana Alvarez, Jason Perez, Leynar Gomez

Votes: 35

46. Hernan Jimenez: Vamos por partes (2013 TV Special)

100 min | Documentary, Comedy

9.1
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Stand-Up routine by comedian and filmmaker Hernan Jimenez

Director: Hernan Jimenez | Star: Hernan Jimenez

Votes: 42

47. El Sanatorio (2010)

TV-14 | 73 min | Comedy, Horror

5.6
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A group of friends decide to make a documentary about the ghosts that are supposed to be haunting The Sanatorium in Costa Rica, things get creepy when the arrive to the place.

Director: Miguel Alejandro Gomez | Stars: Luis Carlos Bogantes, Kurt Dyer, María Luisa Garita, Olger Gonzalez

Votes: 167

48. La Pensión (1999– )

Comedy

7.7
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Light comedy about a boarding house in San José, where all kind of weird things can happen unexpectedly.

Stars: Eugenia Fuscaldo, Alejandra Portillo, Rodolfo Araya, Cecilia García

Votes: 37

49. La Hija de la Muerte (2022)

94 min | Drama, Fantasy | Post-production

Based on the novel "The Light At The End Of The World" by Costa Rican author Rod Saturnine. The story centers on Clara, a romani teenager, who is the daughter of Mortimer, the entity of ... See full summary »

Director: Carlos M. Blanco | Stars: Gloriana de Praga, Geyner Bermúdez, Kendra Cruz, Osiris Gálvez

50. Caribe (2004)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Mystery

6.0
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Passion: of people for the land and sea, of corporations for riches, and of men and women for each other. Vicente and Abigail run a banana plantation in Limon Province, on the Caribbean ... See full summary »

Director: Esteban Ramírez | Stars: Jorge Perugorría, Cuca Escribano, Maya Zapata, Roberto McLean

Votes: 228


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