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Famous Movies From Bolivia

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List of popular movies from Bolivia, listed by popularity with movie trailers when available. All prominent movies shot in Bolivia are included. This list of famous films made in Bolivia includes additional information about the movies, such as who directed them and what genre they are. Any top rated movies made in Bolivia should appear on this list, with the most well-known ones at the top. The most popular cinema of Bolivia is included below, so if you see a movie that's missing then it probably isn't very well-known.

Movies include everything from The Argentine to Blackthorn. This list answers the questions What movies were shot in Bolivia?"
  • 1

    The Argentine

    Oscar Isaac, Catalina Sandino Moreno


    Directed bySteven Soderbergh

    Che is a two-part 2008 biopic about Argentine Marxist revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara, directed by Steven Soderbergh and starring Benicio del Toro. Rather than follow a standard chronological...  more
  • 2

    Even the Rain

    Gael García Bernal, Luis Tosar


    Directed byIcíar Bollaín

    Even the Rain is a 2010 Spanish drama film directed by Icíar Bollaín about Mexican director Sebastián and executive producer Costa who travel to Bolivia to shoot a film depicting Christopher...  more
  • 3


    Citadel is a 2011 family drama documentary film written and directed by Diego Mondaca....
  • 4


    Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Sam Shepard


    Directed byMateo Gil

    Blackthorn is a 2011 western drama film wriiten by Miguel Barros and directed by Mateo Gil. "The final years in the life of legendary bandit Butch Cassidy are shrouded in mystery, from his rumored...  more
  • 5

    American Visa

    Kate del Castillo, Demián Bichir


    Directed byJuan Carlos Valdivia

    Ms Muna has an American Visa is a 2005 Bolivia/Mexico-produced film by Bolivian writer and director Juan Carlos Valdivia. The film is set in La Paz, Bolivia, and features many exterior shots of the...  more
  • 6

    Maurice Bejart's The Nutcracker

    Maurice Béjart


    Directed byRoss MacGibbon

  • 7


    Oona Chaplin, Juan Carlos Aduviri


    Directed byNicholas Greene

    Salar is a 2011 short drama film written and directed by Nicholas Greene....
  • 8
    The Devil's Miner is a 2005 documentary film directed by independent film directors Kief Davidson and Richard Ladkani. The film follows a fourteen-year-old Bolivian boy named Basilio Vargas who along...  more
  • 9


    Mariana Vargas, Susana Joffre


    Directed byYecid Benavides

    Disconnexion is a 2011 short, drama and family thriller film written by Yecid Benavides, Johanan Benavides and Yecid Benavides Sr. and directed by Yecid Benavides....
  • 10


    Durazno is an documentary film directed by Yashira Jordan. The film utilized crowd-funding and ecological production, and is one of the first of its type to be made in Bolivia and Argentina. The...  more
  • 11

    Los Hermanos Cartagena

    Emma Junaro, Edgar Vargas


    Directed byPaolo Agazzi

    Los Hermanos Cartagena is a 1984 Bolivian film directed by Paolo Agazzi....  more
  • 12

    The Day Silence Died

    Darío Grandinetti, Gustavo Angarita


    Directed byPaolo Agazzi

    El día que murió el silencio is a 1997 Bolivian drama film directed by Paolo Agazzi....  more
  • 13
    Di buen día a papá is a 2005 Bolivian film directed by Fernando Vargas....  more
  • 14

    Write Me - Postcards To Copacabana

    Teresa Gutiérrez, Carla Ortiz


    Directed byThomas Kronthaler

    Write Me - Postcards To Copacabana is a 2009 drama film written by Stefanie Kremser and directed by Thomas Kronthaler....
  • 15

    Southern District

    Mariana Vargas, Glenda Rodriguez


    Directed byJuan Carlos Valdivia

    "Nestled in the lush valley of La Paz, Bolivia, the upper-class suburb of Zona Sur has sheltered the country’s wealthy elite for many years. Here, in an adobe-tile-roofed castle, a statuesque...
  • 16

    The Blood of the Condor

    Danielle Caillet, Felipe Vargas


    Directed byJorge Sanjinés

    Blood of the Condor is a 1969 Bolivian film by director Jorge Sanjinés. The film tells the story of an indigenous Bolivian community receiving medical care from the Peace Corps-like American agency...  more
  • 17
    Pelada is a 2010 Sport Documentary film directed by Luke Boughen, Rebekah Fergusson, Gwendolyn Oxenham and Ryan White....  more
  • 18


    Cocalero is a 2007 documentary film directed by Alejandro Landes....
  • 19

    Los Andes no creen en Dios

    Teresa Gutiérrez, Carla Ortiz


    Directed byAntonio Eguino

    Los Andes no creen en Dios is a 2007 Bolivian film directed by Antonio Eguino. It is a drama set in a mining town in the Andes in the 1920s....  more
  • 20

    El Regalo De La Pachamama

    Hilaria Cabrera, Faniy Mosques


    Directed byToshifumi Matsushita

    El Regalo De La Pachamama is a 2008 film directed by Toshifumi Matsushita....
  • 21

    The Secret Nation

    The Secret Nation is a 1989 film directed by Jorge Sanjinés....
  • 22

    The Men of the Lake

    The Men of the Lake is a 2007 short film written and directed by Aaron Naar....
  • 23

    My Friend

    Gerardo Suárez, Guillermo Aguirre


    Directed byPaolo Agazzi

    My Friend is a 1983 Bolivian drama film directed by Paolo Agazzi. It was entered into the 13th Moscow International Film Festival....  more
  • 24

    Sena/Quina, la inmortalidad del cangrejo

    Cristian Mercado

    Directed byPaolo Agazzi

    Sena/Quina, la inmortalidad del cangrejo is a film written and directed by Paolo Agazzi....  more
  • 25

    Wara Wara

    Wara Wara is a 1930 Bolivian feature film, directed by José María Velasco Maidana, combining historical drama and romance. The film was described as a "superproduction" by the press at the time....  more