Famous Movies From Peru

Updated September 21, 2019 34.7k views 92 items

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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Gael García Bernal, Mía Maestro, Nidia Bermejo

Released: 2004

Directed by: Walter 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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Jennifer Lopez, Ice Cube, Owen Wilson

Released: 1997

Directed by: Luis 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 ...more

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Klaus Kinski, Helena Rojo, Peter Berling

Released: 1972

Directed by: Werner 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 ...more

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The Specialist Sylvester Stallone, Sharon Stone, James Woods

Released: 1994

Directed by: Luis Llosa

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

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Claudia Cardinale, Klaus Kinski, Milton Nascimento

Released: 1982

Directed by: Werner 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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Tatiana Astengo, Cindy Díaz, Manolo Cardona

Released: 2009

Directed by: Javier 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 ...more
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David Carradine, Sherilyn Fenn, Diana Quijano

Released: 1989

Directed by: Luis Llosa

Crime Zone is a 1989 action film written by Daryl Haney and directed by Luis Llosa.
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Magaly Solier, Teresa Villanueve, Eliazar Aquino

Released: 2005

Directed by: Claudia 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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Adam Baldwin, Barry Bostwick, Daphne Zuniga

Released: 1993

Directed by: Luis 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.
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Behind the Mirrors Mayella Lloclla, Carlos Cano de la Fuente, Marcello Rivera

Released: 2012

Directed by: Julio O. Ramos

Behind the Mirrors is a 2012 short thriller drama film written and directed by Julio O. Ramos.
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Dack Rambo, Meshach Taylor

Directed by: Kevin 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 ...more
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Magaly Solier, Susi Sánchez, Antolín Prieto

Released: 2009

Directed by: Claudia 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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Tatiana Astengo, Melania Urbina, Patricia Pereyra

Released: 2003

Directed by: Francisco José Lombardi, Natalia Mateo

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Elsa Pataky, Enrique Murciano, Anahí de Cardenas

Released: 2008

Directed by: Ricardo 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.
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Michael Moriarty, Maria Rangel, Diego Bertie

Released: 1990

Directed by: Carl 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.
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Released: 1996

Directed by: Dante Alencastre

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City of Gardens Deborah Kara Unger, Johnny Lewis, Alex Meraz

Released: 2011

Directed by: Camilo 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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Released: 2005

Directed by: Ellen Perry

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 ...more
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New Crime City: Los Angeles 2020 Stacy Keach, Denis Forest, Rick Rossovich

Released: 1994

Directed by: Jonathan 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

Released: 2012

Directed by: Jesús M. Santos

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

Released: 2008

Directed by: Nina 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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Bruno Odar, Carlos Gassols, Sheryl Sánchez

Released: 2010

Directed by: Diego 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 ...more
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Gustavo Bueno, Miguel Iza, Alberto Isola

Released: 1985

Directed by: Francisco José Lombardi

The City and the Dogs is a 1985 drama film written by José Watanabe and directed by Francisco J. Lombardi.
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Postcards from Leningrad Laureano Olivares, Greisy Mena, William Cifuentes

Released: 2007

Directed by: Mariana 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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Angie Cepeda, Tatiana Astengo, Mónica Sánchez

Released: 2000

Directed by: Francisco 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 ...more