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19 Popular Films Made in Costa Rica

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TODAY COSTA RICA – Popular titles (films) partly or entirely shot in Costa Rica from the IMDB database of 363 Titles With Location Matching “Costa Rica”.

Suicide Squad (2016)

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A secret government agency recruits some of the most dangerous incarcerated super-villains to form a defensive task force. Their first mission: save the world from the apocalypse.

Stars: Will Smith, Jared Leto, Margot Robbie, Viola Davis

Jurassic Park (1993)

During a preview tour, a theme park suffers a major power breakdown that allows its cloned dinosaur exhibits to run amok.

Stars: Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Richard Attenborough

The Amazing Race

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Multiple teams race around the globe for $1,000,000 to ‘amazing’ locations

After Earth (2013)

A crash landing leaves Kitai Raige and his father Cypher stranded on Earth, a millennium after events forced humanity’s escape. With Cypher injured, Kitai must embark on a perilous journey to signal for help.

Stars: Jaden Smith, David Denman, Will Smith, Sophie Okonedo

Paddington (2014)

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A young Peruvian bear travels to London in search of a home. Finding himself lost and alone at Paddington Station, he meets the kindly Brown family, who offer him a temporary haven.

Stars: Hugh Bonneville, Sally Hawkins, Julie Walters, Jim Broadbent


David Attenborough’s legendary BBC crew explains and shows wildlife all over planet earth in 10 episodes. The first is an overview the challenges facing life, the others are dedicated to …

Stars: David Attenborough, Oprah Winfrey, Doug Allen, Michael Pitts

Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams (2002)

The Cortez siblings set out for a mysterious island, where they encounter a genetic scientist and a set of rival spy kids.

Stars: Alexa PenaVega, Daryl Sabara, Antonio Banderas, Carla Gugino

Basic (2003)

A DEA agent investigates the disappearance of a legendary Army ranger drill sergeant and several of his cadets during a training exercise gone severely awry.

Stars: John Travolta, Samuel L. Jackson, Connie Nielsen, Tim Daly

Maikol Yordan Traveling Lost (2014)

A Costa Rican farmer, when faced with the prospects of losing his farm, embarks in a journey to Europe to raise enough money to pay his debts meeting new acquaintances, lost relatives and himself.

Surf School (2006)

A rag-tag bunch of seniors, complete outsiders at their surf-crazed Laguna Beach High School, decide to crash the biggest team surf contest. In order to prevail, however, they must do one important thing…learn to surf!

Stars: Harland Williams, Corey Sevier, Ryan Carnes, Laura Bell Bundy

AE: Apocalypse Earth (2013)

A group of refugees from Earth work to survive on a hostile alien planet.

Stars: Adrian Paul, Richard Grieco, Bali Rodriguez, Gray Hawks

Costa Rican Summer (2010)

A titillating teen comedy, a young surfer and his friends head to Costa Rica to save his beautiful aunt’s beach motel, resurrect an old surf champion and find enough waves and women to make for a totally tasty time.

Stars: Peter Dante, Pamela Anderson, Brock Kelly

The Real Miyagi (2015)

The life of Fumio Demura, the greatest karate master of a generation.

Stars: John G. Avildsen, Billy Blanks, Lauro Chartrand, Michael Chavez

Dealt (2017)

Sixty-two year old Richard Turner is renowned as one of the world’s greatest card magicians, yet he is completely blind. This is an in-depth look at a complex character who is one of magic’s greatest hidden treasures.

Stars: Richard Turner, Johnny Thompson, Max Maven,

Temptation Island

A real-life dramatic series where boyfriends/girlfriends travel to a romantic place to quiz and fascinate the strengths of their relationships.

Stars: Tessa William, Mark L. Walberg, Mandy Lauderdale |

I’m a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here!

I’M A CELEBRITY .. GET ME OUT OF HERE! — Episode 114 — Pictured: Janice Dickinson — NBC Photo: Tyler Golden

Ten celebrities are abandoned in the Australian outback with only minimal means of survival, in order to raise money for charity.

Funny Money (2006)

Henry Perkins, a mild-mannered accountant, accidentally trades briefcases with another man, to find out that there’s five million dollars inside.

Stars: Chevy Chase, Penelope Ann Miller, Armand Assante

Living in the Age of Airplanes (2015)

Living in the Age of Airplanes is a story about how the airplane has changed the world. Filmed in 18 countries across all 7 continents, it renews our appreciation for one of the most extraordinary and awe-inspiring aspects of the modern world.

Star: Harrison Ford

Enredados, La confusión (2017)

Good but…. Is a good film with parts that make you laugh in a great way, but at the same time all the other parts are boring and look really fake, also the incorporing of Bollywood style in it really mess up everything. I don’t really recommend it.

Stars: Yesenia Artavia, José Castro, Mario Chacón

Runner Runner (2013)

Filmed in Puerto Rico, however, the film is based in Costa Rica.

When a poor college student who cracks an online poker game goes bust, he arranges a face-to-face with the man he thinks cheated him, a sly offshore entrepreneur.

Stars: Ben Affleck, Justin Timberlake, Gemma Arterton


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