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Famous Movies From Peru

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

List contains movies like Anaconda, The Motorcycle Diaries. This list answers the questions What movies were shot in Peru?"
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    The Motorcycle Diaries

    Gael García Bernal, Mía Maestro

    Released2004

    Directed byWalter Salles

    The Motorcycle Diaries is a 2004 biopic about the journey and written memoir of the 23-year-old Ernesto Guevara, who would several years later become internationally known as the iconic Marxist...  more

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    Anaconda

    Jennifer Lopez, Ice Cube

    Released1997

    Directed byLuis Llosa

    Anaconda is a 1997 adventure-horror film, directed by Luis Llosa, starring Jennifer Lopez, Ice Cube, Jon Voight, Eric Stoltz, Owen Wilson, Kari Wuhrer and Jonathan Hyde. It centers on a film crew for...  more

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    Aguirre, the Wrath of God

    Klaus Kinski, Helena Rojo

    Released1972

    Directed byWerner Herzog

    Aguirre, the Wrath of God, known in the UK as Aguirre, Wrath of God, is a 1972 West German epic film written and directed by Werner Herzog. Klaus Kinski stars in the title role. The soundtrack was...  more

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    The Specialist

    Sylvester Stallone, Sharon Stone

    Released1994

    Directed byLuis Llosa

    The Specialist is a 1994 American action film directed by Luis Llosa, starring Sylvester Stallone, Sharon Stone and James Woods....  more
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    Fitzcarraldo

    Claudia Cardinale, Klaus Kinski

    Released1982

    Directed byWerner Herzog

    Fitzcarraldo is a 1982 West German adventure-drama film written and directed by Werner Herzog and starring Klaus Kinski as the title character. It portrays would-be rubber baron Brian Sweeney...  more

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    Undertow

    Tatiana Astengo, Cindy Díaz

    Released2009

    Directed byJavier Fuentes-Leon

    "Miguel and Mariela are a happily married couple, well-respected in their small seaside fishing village and looking forward to the imminent arrival of their first child. Miguel genuinely adores his...  more
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    Crime Zone

    David Carradine, Sherilyn Fenn

    Released1989

    Directed byLuis Llosa

    Crime Zone is a 1989 action film written by Daryl Haney and directed by Luis Llosa....  more
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    Madeinusa

    Magaly Solier, Teresa Villanueve

    Released2005

    Directed byClaudia Llosa

    Madeinusa is a 2005 film set in the fictional indigenous village of Manayaycuna in the Peruvian Andes. The story covers three days in the lives of the villagers and a stranger from Lima. The...  more
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    800 Leagues Down the Amazon

    Adam Baldwin, Barry Bostwick

    Released1993

    Directed byLuis Llosa

    800 Leagues Down the Amazon is a 1993 action adventure film written by Jay Aubrey, Jackson Barr, Laura Schiff and directed by Luis Llosa....  more
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    Behind the Mirrors

    Mayella Lloclla, Carlos Cano de la Fuente

    Released2012

    Directed byJulio O. Ramos

    Behind the Mirrors is a 2012 short thriller drama film written and directed by Julio O. Ramos....
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    Ultra Warrior

    Dack Rambo, Meshach Taylor

    Directed byKevin Tent, Augusto Tamayo San Román

    Ultra Warrior, also known as Welcome to Oblivion, is a post-apocalyptic 1990 film directed by Augusto Tamayo San Román and Kevin Tent. Set in a futuristic dystopia, a nuclear holocaust creates...  more
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    The Milk of Sorrow

    Magaly Solier, Susi Sánchez

    Released2009

    Directed byClaudia Llosa

    The Milk of Sorrow is a 2009 film by Peruvian director Claudia Llosa and co-produced by Peru and Spain. The film stars Magaly Solier and addresses the fears of abused women during Peru's recent...  more
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    What the Eye Doesn’t See

    Tatiana Astengo, Melania Urbina

    Released2003

    Directed byFrancisco José Lombardi, Natalia Mateo

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    Mancora

    Elsa Pataky, Enrique Murciano

    Released2008

    Directed byRicardo de Montreuil

    Máncora is the second film of Peruvian director Ricardo de Montreuil. Máncora premiered as an official selection at the 2008 Sundance Film Festival....  more
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    Full Fathom Five

    Michael Moriarty, Maria Rangel

    Released1990

    Directed byCarl Franklin

    Full Fathom Five is a 1990 action film, written by Bart Davis and directed by Carl Franklin, starring Michael Moriarty, Maria Rangel, and Diego Bertie. It was shot in Peru....  more
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    City of Gardens

    Deborah Kara Unger, Johnny Lewis

    Released2011

    Directed byCamilo Vila

    City of Gardens is a 2011 action drama film written by Camilo Vila and Monty Fisher and directed by Camilo Vila....
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    The Fall of Fujimori is a 2005 documentary film about Peruvian President Alberto Fujimori, who fled the country for Japan in 2000 to avoid facing 21 charges of corruption, murder and human rights...  more
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    New Crime City: Los Angeles 2020

    Stacy Keach, Denis Forest

    Released1994

    Directed byJonathan Winfrey

    New Crime City: Los Angeles 2020 is a 1994 action and science fiction film written by Rob Kerchner and Charles Philip Moore and directed by Jonathan Winfrey....
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    Cuisine As An Agent Of Social Change

    Cuisine As An Agent Of Social Change is a 2012 documentary film written and directed by Jesús M. Santos....
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    The Matador

    El Fandi

    Released2008

    Directed byNina Gilden Seavey, Stephen Higgins

    The Matador is a 2008 documentary film about David Fandila's quest to become the world's top-ranked bullfighter. It first premiered at the South by Southwest Film Festival and had since met with...  more
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    October

    Bruno Odar, Carlos Gassols

    Released2010

    Directed byDiego Vega, Daniel Vega

    Octubre is a 2010 drama film written and directed by Diego Vega and Daniel Vega. "Clemente, an extremely quiet pawnbroker, is Sofia's hope to avoid solitude. Being his neighbor and a single woman,...  more
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    The City and the Dogs

    Gustavo Bueno, Miguel Iza

    Released1985

    Directed byFrancisco José Lombardi

    The City and the Dogs is a 1985 drama film written by José Watanabe and directed by Francisco J. Lombardi....  more
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    Postcards from Leningrad

    Laureano Olivares, Greisy Mena

    Released2007

    Directed byMariana Rondón

    Postcards from Leningrad is a Venezuelan film, written and directed by Mariana Rondon. It is a drama about children growing up among guerrilla groups in the 1960s in Venezuela. It is Venezuela's...  more
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    Captain Pantoja and the Special Services

    Angie Cepeda, Tatiana Astengo

    Released2000

    Directed byFrancisco José Lombardi

    Captain Pantoja and the Special Services is a 2000 Spanish-Peruvian film co-production directed by Francisco J. Lombardi. It is based on the eponymous comic novel by acclaimed Peruvian writer Mario...  more