List of Bolivian Movies
Browse the full list of Bolivian movies streaming online, including services like Netflix, Hulu, Prime Video, HBO and more. Sort by Rotten Tomatoes, IMDB rating, popularity and more to find something to watch!
What it's about: In Bolivia, Butch Cassidy (now calling himself James Blackthorne) pines for one last sight of home, an adventure that aligns him with a young robber and makes the duo a target for gangs and lawmen alike.
Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV & Vudu), stream on a subscription service (Dox & Warriors Gangsters) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 8 services (iTunes, Google Play & 6 others).
2. Daughter of the Lake
What it's about: At the height of the Peruvian gold rush, an Andean woman able to communicate with water spirits uses her powers to prevent a mining corporation from destroying the lake she considers to be her mother.
Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).
3. El Río
What it's about: An introverted teen tries to find his place in a world of violence after he is sent to his father's ranch. Starring Santiago Rozo, Valentina Villalpando, Fernando Arze and Julia Hernandez. Written and directed by Juan Pablo Richter.
Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO) & stream on a popular TV everywhere service (HBO).
What it's about: A young man travels to the Andean mountains to understand the origin of man and the reason of his existence.
Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).
5. Southern District
What it's about: In La Paz -as opposed to many other cities- the rich live below, which is the Southern District. Life goes on without major mishaps in a large house surrounded by a beautiful garden. It is a wonderful world, a great bubble of comfort, where different personal spheres coexist: the mother, along with her three children and the Aymara inhabitants of the house. The drama surfaces slowly, without narrative ploys, observing day-to-day activities until internal and external forces make the bubble burst. The film relates the story of the final days of an upper-class family, at a time when the country is undergoing social changes.
Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi TV) & stream on a subscription service (Kanopy).
6. Salt and Fire
What it's about: A scientist blames the head of a large company for an ecological disaster in South America. But when a volcano begins to show signs of erupting, they must unite to avoid a disaster.
Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $0.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).
What it's about: José, a Bolivian retired general, is lying on his deathbed after a heart attack. Tormented by memories of his involvement in Operation Condor and invaded by deep remorse, he decides to tell his only son his biggest secrets in search of redemption.
Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 2 services (Prime Video & Vudu).
8. Sealed Cargo
What it's about: In 1995, several cargo containers are discovered high in the Bolivian Andes. Inside are potentially toxic chemicals, and local policeman Mariscal soon becomes charged with the task of smuggling the containers into neighboring Chile. He recommissions an old train to haul the toxic waste out of Bolivia, but encounters one mishap after another, beginning with the local townspeople who know what's inside, halting the train's path.
Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy).
What it's about: Maria Francisca, a wealthy young heiress and her friend Mariana De Castro, a young protestant widow, are accused of witchcraft and taken before the Inquisition of Lima, Peru . Maleficarum is the story of Francisca, a wealthy orphan and Mariana, her widowed protestant friend, who live surrounded by a town in which they are the center of hostile gossip. Francisco Verdugo, the Inquisitor, has his own ambitions. He has his greedy eyes on the orphan heiress's properties, but he needs a pretext. A confrontation in the street among a group of girls gives him the perfect excuse to arrest Mariana and Francisca and enchain them in the horror chambers of the Inquisition, leading them to a frightful end as they are convicted of witchcraft.
Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $19.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).
10. So Close So Far
What it's about: Bolivia in the 50's : on the Island of the Sun, in the midst of Lake Titicaca, Alberto Perrin films the indigenous community recently emancipated through the agrarian reform and the 1952 revolution. 2010: Carmen Perrin, his daughter, returns to the inhabitants the films shot by her father. No nostalgia, because the ancestral rites and the spirit of liberty continues to enliven the community, despite the pressure of tourism. A memory is emerging, gestures are invented, ties are woven in the landscape sanctuary.
Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 2 services (Google Play & YouTube).
What it's about: The intersecting lives of two otherwise unrelated people in a rural Bolivian village adjacent to the Uyani salt flats are presented. The first is Carlos, a poor salt miner. Unlike his colleagues, he is unwilling to take the one time compensation package from an American conglomerate who wants to purchase the mining rights. Carlos would rather get paid for doing actual work than risk living off a one time payment without a guarantee of any other work in the area. Carlos being the one holdout irks his fellow miners, who cannot get their compensation until Carlos also agrees to the terms. Carlos views all gringos in a bad light because of this situation. The second is Marc, an American doctor who has worked in various third world countries providing aide where needed. Marc is completing his term here. Carlos and Marc have a turbulent few meetings based on Carlos' feelings toward gringos and his want for a simple stable life.
Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & YouTube).
12. Mamachas of the Ring
What it's about: Set in the heights of the Bolivian Andes, Mamachas del Ring is the story of Carmen Rosa the Champion, an indigenous woman who struggles to make it on her own in the male-dominated world of Bolivian professional wrestling.
Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Vudu) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Vudu).