Venezuelan Movies

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1. The House at the End of Time (2013)

Unrated | 101 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

Dulce is a mother of two who experiences terrifying encounters with apparitions inside her old house, a place where a tragedy occurs. Thirty years later, an elderly Dulce returns home to decipher the mystery that has tormented her for so long.

Director: Alejandro Hidalgo | Stars: Miguel Angel Pacheco, Rosmel Bustamante, Adriana Calzadilla, Simona Chirinos

Votes: 6,276

2. The Liberator (2013)

R | 119 min | Biography, Drama, History

51 Metascore

Simon Bolivar fought over 100 battles against the Spanish Empire in South America. He rode over 70,000 miles on horseback. His military campaigns covered twice the territory of Alexander the Great. His army never conquered -- it liberated.

Director: Alberto Arvelo | Stars: Edgar Ramírez, Erich Wildpret, María Valverde, Juana Acosta

Votes: 4,763 | Gross: $0.11M

3. From Afar (2015)

Unrated | 93 min | Drama, Romance

73 Metascore

Armando, a 50 year man, seeks young men in Caracas and pays them just for company. One day he meets Elder, a 17 years boy that is the leader of a criminal gang, and that meeting changes their lives forever.

Director: Lorenzo Vigas | Stars: Alfredo Castro, Luis Silva, Jericó Montilla, Catherina Cardozo

Votes: 3,124 | Gross: $0.03M

4. Secuestro express (2005)

R | 86 min | Action, Crime, Drama

48 Metascore

Young couple Carla (Maestro) and Martin (Leroux) are abducted by three men and spend a terrifying night in Caracas as they wait for Carla's father (Blades) to hand over the ransom.

Director: Jonathan Jakubowicz | Stars: Mía Maestro, Jean Paul Leroux, Rubén Blades, Carlos Julio Molina

Votes: 2,456 | Gross: $0.30M

5. Brother (2010)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Family, Sport

Two young men who have been raised as brothers look to their soccer skills as a way of getting out of their slum. While a scout is in town, an act of violence threatens to tear them apart.

Director: Marcel Rasquin | Stars: Fernando Moreno, Eliú Armas, Alí Rondón, Beto Benites

Votes: 2,408 | Gross: $0.03M

6. My Straight Son (2012)

Not Rated | 114 min | Drama, Romance

The story of Diego, a young and successful photographer that lives in the glamorous world of fashion, shallowness and excess. A tragic accident turns his world around; his partner is now in... See full summary »

Director: Miguel Ferrari | Stars: Guillermo Garcia, Ignacio Montes, Hilda Abrahamz, Carolina Torres

Votes: 1,867

7. Bad Hair (2013)

93 min | Drama

74 Metascore

A nine-year-old boy's preening obsession with straightening his hair elicits a tidal wave of homophobic panic in his hard-working mother.

Director: Mariana Rondón | Stars: Samuel Lange Zambrano, Samantha Castillo, Beto Benites, Nelly Ramos

Votes: 1,920

8. The Zero Hour (2010)

100 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

The Zero Hour is a gritty, fast-paced heist film. Set in Caracas during the 24 hours of a controversial medical strike, the film tells the story of Parca (The Reaper) a feared hit man that ... See full summary »

Director: Diego Velasco | Stars: Zapata 666, Amanda Key, Erich Wildpret, Laureano Olivares

Votes: 1,120

9. Liz in September (2014)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Romance

This story follows Eva, a traveler who experiences some car trouble and ends up spending some time with a group of women in a hotel outside of town. These women gladly accept Eva into their... See full summary »

Director: Fina Torres | Stars: Patricia Velasquez, Eloisa Maturen, Mimi Lazo, Elba Escobar

Votes: 1,025

10. Papita, maní, tostón (2013)

Not Rated | 115 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Andres (Jean Pierre Agostini) is a fan of Los Leones del Caracas one of the main baseball teams of Venezuela. Julissa (Juliette Pardau) is a fan of Los Navegantes del Magallanes, the rival ... See full summary »

Director: Luis Carlos Hueck | Stars: Jean Pierre Agostini De Risi, Juliette Pardau, Miguel Ángel Landa, Vicente Peña

Votes: 857

11. A Dot and a Line (2004)

R | 105 min | Action, Crime, Drama

"Punto y raya" is the story of a young Colombian recruit who, while patrolling his country's border, is befriended by a Venezuelan adversary, and the tragic consequences of their relationship.

Director: Elia K. Schneider | Stars: Roque Valero, Edgar Ramírez, Ramiro Meneses, Daniela Alvarado

Votes: 522

12. Araya (1959)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary

73 Metascore

"Araya" is an old natural salt mine located in a peninsula in northeastern Venezuela which was still, by 1959, being exploited manually five hundred years after its discovery by the Spanish... See full summary »

Director: Margot Benacerraf | Stars: José Ignacio Cabrujas, Laurent Terzieff

Votes: 552

13. Celestial Clockwork (1995)

85 min | Comedy

Ana bolts from her wedding altar and flies from Venezuela to Paris (in her wedding gown) to realize her dream of becoming a great opera star. The great Parisian director Italo Medici is ... See full summary »

Director: Fina Torres | Stars: Ariadna Gil, Arielle Dombasle, Evelyne Didi, Lluís Homar

Votes: 358

14. La distancia más larga (2013)

Not Rated | 113 min | Drama

A story about a boy who gets into an adventure with a stranger hoping to meet his grandmother

Director: Claudia Pinto | Stars: Carme Elias, Omar Moya, Alec Whaite, Iván Tamayo

Votes: 400

15. Oriana (1985)

88 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

A young girl is sent to a South American hacienda, where she learns about the life of her reclusive aunt, Oriana

Director: Fina Torres | Stars: Doris Wells, Daniela Silverio, Rafael Briceño, Mirtha Borges

Votes: 363

16. Bolivar, Man of Difficulties (2013)

117 min | Adventure, Biography, History

By the first time, Simon Bolivars story is been told from the perspective about the man, not the heroe but the human been itself; with his weakness and troubles that led him to think even ... See full synopsis »

Director: Luis Alberto Lamata | Stars: Roque Valero, Alberto Alifa, Carlos Enrique Almirante, Camila Arteche

Votes: 346

17. Habana Eva (2010)

Not Rated | 106 min | Comedy, Romance

A young seamstress in Havana with a dream of becoming a fashion designer, has to choose between the two men she loves - a suave foreign photographer, on a mysterious errand, and her loyal ... See full summary »

Director: Fina Torres | Stars: Prakriti Maduro, Yuliet Cruz, Juan Carlos García, Carlos Enrique Almirante

Votes: 328

18. Elipsis (2006)

Not Rated | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Parallel fragmented stories are linked by the relationship between successful actor Sebastián Castillo and his friend Galo Vidal, a frustrated fashion designer. The tables are turned and ... See full summary »

Director: Eduardo Arias-Nath | Stars: Edgar Ramírez, Erich Wildpret, Seu Jorge, Angélica Aragón

Votes: 257

19. Postcards from Leningrad (2007)

85 min | Drama

Se fueron a salvar al mundo y los seguimos esperando

Durante los levantamientos armados de izquierda de los años sesenta en Venezuela, una joven guerrillera debe dar a luz en la ... See full synopsis »

Director: Mariana Rondón | Stars: Laureano Olivares, Greisy Mena, William Cifuentes, Haydee Faverola

Votes: 259

20. God's Slave (2013)

Not Rated | 91 min | Thriller

Inspired by true events, "God's Slave" is the story of Ahmed and David, two extremist characters, one Islamic and the other Jewish, who cross their paths while being in the opposite side of... See full summary »

Director: Joel Novoa | Stars: Mohammed Alkhaldi, Vando Villamil, Daniela Alvarado, Devorah Lynne Dishington

Votes: 248

21. Sicario (1994)

R | 107 min | Drama

Jairo, sick of living on the fringes of society, fed up with poverty and a terrible family life, enters the world of crime as a Hired Assassin. Once he is really deep into the world of killing for money and dying if necessary, he decides to change the course of his life. But it is too late: he is on a road of no return, and there is no way he can escape his fate.

Director: Joseph Novoa | Stars: Laureano Olivares, Herman Gil, Néstor Terán, Melissa Ponce

Votes: 312

22. Puras joyitas (2007)


Puras Joyitas tells the story of some professional thugs nicknamed "Los entendidos", led by the mysterious nameless man, NL, that get hired to steal the country's most important beauty ... See full synopsis »

Directors: César Oropeza, Henry Rivero | Stars: Mario Cimarro, Erich Wildpret, Juan Pablo Raba, Alexandra Braun

Votes: 225

23. Alt (2013)

6 min | Short, Mystery, Sci-Fi

The perfect life of a woman spirals out of control after everything around her starts to mysteriously vanish.

Director: Alejandro Hernández | Stars: Edmary Fuentes, Gustavo Finol, Rafael Isea, Andreína Isea

Votes: 212

24. Glue Sniffer (1999)

105 min | Drama

Oliver, an 11-year-old boy thrown out of his home by his abusive stepfather, joins a gang of street children and is exposed to narcotics, violence and sexual predators, and the world of crime seems to be the only road available.

Director: Elia K. Schneider | Stars: José Gregorio Rivas, Alfredo Medina, Luis Campos Pelón, Pedro Lander

Votes: 226

25. Reveròn (2011)

112 min | Biography, Drama, History

Se trata de una historia de amor que transcurre entre 1924 y 1954 a la orilla del Mar Caribe donde descubrimos el universo del gran artista plástico venezolano Armando Reverón, su relación ... See full synopsis »

Director: Diego Rísquez | Stars: Luigi Sciamanna, Sheila Monterola, Luis Fernandez, Antonio Delli

Votes: 199

26. Rock, Paper, Scissors (2012)

110 min | Drama

Christian kidnaps Hector's son by mistake, unleashing a chain of delicate events that will be tragic for everyone involved.

Director: Hernán Jabes | Stars: Xavier Abreu, Alberto Alifa, Leandro Arvelo, Ernesto Campos

Votes: 189

27. 3 Bellezas (2014)

R | 97 min | Comedy, Horror, Thriller

Perla is obsessed with having a beauty queen in the family and she is willing to do whatever it takes to make her dream come true.

Director: Carlos Caridad-Montero | Stars: Diana Peñalver, Josette Vidal, Fabiola Arace, Fabián Moreno

Votes: 201

28. Maroa (2005)

Not Rated | 102 min | Music, Romance

An 11 year old petty criminal gets the chance to play in a youth orchestra.

Director: Solveig Hoogesteijn | Stars: Tristán Ulloa, Yorlis Domínguez, Elba Escobar, Luke Grande

Votes: 174

29. The Smoking Fish (1977)

120 min | Comedy, Drama

A handsome young man is released from jail and goes to "El Pez Que Fuma", a bordello in the outskirts of Caracas. La Garza, its middle-aged owner, hires the young man as handy man, but soon... See full summary »

Director: Román Chalbaud | Stars: Hilda Vera, Miguel Ángel Landa, Orlando Urdaneta, Haydée Balza

Votes: 186

30. Cyrano Fernández (2007)

100 min | Action, Drama, Romance

Cyrano (Edgar Ramírez), Roxana (Jessika Grau) y Cristian (PastorOviedo) protagonizan un triángulo amoroso que se desarrolla en uno de los más impactantes escenarios urbanos del mundo: las ... See full summary »

Director: Alberto Arvelo | Stars: Edgar Ramírez, Jessika Grau, Pastor Oviedo, Ximo Solano

Votes: 164

32. The Rumble of the Stones (2011)

100 min | Drama

Delia survived a river-flood ten years ago. She's trying to rebuilt her life but she soon discovers danger is over her two sons. But hope of reconstruction is possible, because the force of love,despite all, keep them united.

Director: Alejandro Bellame Palacios | Stars: Rossana Fernández Díaz, Cristian González, Juan Carlos Nuñez, Aminta de Lara

Votes: 157

33. A House with a View of the Sea (2001)

93 min | Drama

In the foothills of the Andes, the dreams of a widowed father and his son shelter their quiet relationship from the cruelty of neighbors, until a desperate act of violence tears them apart.... See full summary »

Director: Alberto Arvelo | Stars: Imanol Arias, Gabriel Arcand, Leandro Arvelo, Manuela Aguirre

Votes: 150

34. Jericho (1991)

90 min | Adventure, Drama

At early 16th century a priest joins the spanish conquerros in order to bring christianity to the indios. The expedition is murdered by the indios, only the priest is sparred. Santiago, the... See full summary »

Director: Luis Alberto Lamata | Stars: Cosme Cortázar, Francis Rueda, Doris Díaz, Alexander Milic

Votes: 143

35. Mi Amigo Hugo (2014)

52 min | Documentary

Oliver Stone presents a tribute to a friend one year after his death, the friend in question was the Venezuelan leader Hugo Chávez. The documentary covers the time Stone and Chávez spent ... See full summary »

Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Hugo Chávez, Rafael Correa, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner

Votes: 222

36. Little Thieves, Big Thieves (1998)

100 min | Comedy

In the wake of a banking crisis, four middle class friends throw a 'white glove' hold up, only to find out that their bank has already gone bankrupt.

Director: Alejandro Saderman | Stars: Orlando Urdaneta, Daniel Lugo, Aroldo Betancourt, Mariano Álvarez

Votes: 137

37. Amaneció de golpe (1998)

100 min | Action, Thriller

The film follows the events of the night of February 4, 1992 in Caracas, Venezuela. That night a group of military rebels staged a coup d'etat. Venezuelans found themselves as virtual ... See full summary »

Director: Carlos Azpúrua | Stars: Manuel Aranguiz, Mirtha Borges, Yanis Chimaras, Dalila Colombo

Votes: 137

38. Manuela Sáenz (2000)

97 min | Drama

In 1856, a whaler arrives in Paita, Peru; on board is Herman Melville, who is astonished to learn that Manuela Sáenz, for eight years the lover of Simón Bolívar, is still alive. He calls on... See full summary »

Director: Diego Rísquez | Stars: Beatriz Valdés, Mariano Álvarez, Erich Wildpret, Asdrúbal Meléndez

Votes: 123

39. Venezzia (2009)

106 min | Drama

Venezuelan film based on real events of Venezuela's role during World War II

Director: Haik Gazarian | Stars: Paul Fellermeier, Guillermo Garcia, William Goite, Malena Gonzalez

Votes: 120

40. To Be a Miss (2016)

84 min | Documentary, Drama, News

In a country famous for its success in international beauty pageants, three young women are fighting to participate in their nation's most celebrated cultural institution. But obtaining a ... See full summary »

Directors: Edward Ellis, Flor Salcedo, Aaron Woolf

Votes: 160

41. Pipí Mil Pupú 2 Lucas (2012)

65 min | Comedy, Crime

A drug deal gone wrong; a passionate blackmail that turned violent; and a kidnapping with the two worst kidnappers in the world.

Directors: Enrique R. Bencomo, Fernando R. Bencomo | Stars: David Alonso, Carlos Arraiz, Fernando R. Bencomo, Marcel Fernandez

Votes: 101

42. Lola (1974)

R | 85 min | Drama, Thriller

A 25-30-year old Hacienda-owner (David Hemmings) is misbehaving on women due to his traumatic youth; his mother (Alida Valli) covers him for his sadistic actions; however, when he wants the... See full summary »

Director: José María Forqué | Stars: David Hemmings, Alida Valli, Francisco Rabal, Andrea Rau

Votes: 117

43. Nena, saludame al Diego (2013)

101 min | Comedy, Family

Isabel, content chief of Culture Channel, which is in crisis due to low ratings, trusts that Sofia, her favorite daughter, will save her career by being the new image of the Venezuelan ... See full summary »

Director: Andrea Herrera Catalá | Stars: Marialejandra Martin, Sofia Bertolotto, Ananda Troconis, Paris Aguilar

Votes: 104

44. Love in Concrete (2004)

102 min | Drama

Franco de Pena's movie deals with three very different love stories, all taking place on the Avenida Libertador, the main avenue of Caracas.

Director: Franco de Pena | Stars: Erich Wildpret, Francisco Alfaro, Aroldo Betancourt, Alejandro Chabán

Votes: 99

45. Miranda regresa (2007)

Biography, Drama, History