Directed by Mel Gibson
2006    2h 19m    R
"Apocalypto" (2006), directed by Mel Gibson, centers on Jaguar Paw, a young man from a village near the Mayan civilization. The film depicts the Mayans engaging in violent rituals, including human sacrifices for religious ceremonies. Jaguar Paw, who cherishes his family, faces a dire situation when his village is raided. He is taken prisoner, and his ultimate goal becomes rescuing his pregnant wife and son. "Apocalypto" highlights both the severe acts of violence within this society and the enduring strength of familial bonds. The setting reflects the declining period of the Mayan civilization, adding tension to the narrative. Critics have noted the film's ability to emotionally engage viewers and effectively portray enduring commitment under extreme circumstances.
Cast of Apocalypto
  • Rudy YoungbloodJaguar Paw
  • Raoul Max TrujilloZero Wolf
  • Gerardo TaracenaMiddle Eye
  • Iazua LariosSky Flower
  • Antonio MonroyChilam
  • María Isabel Díaz LagoMother in Law
  • Dalia HernándezSeven
  • Jonathan BrewerBlunted
  • Morris BirdyellowheadFlint Sky
  • Carlos Emilio BáezTurtles Run
  • Amilcar RamírezCurl Nose
  • Israel ContrerasSmoke Frog
  • Israel RíosCocoa Leaf
  • Espiridion Acosta CacheOld Story Teller
  • Mayra SérbuloYoung Woman
  • Rodolfo PalaciosSnake Ink
  • Lorena HeranandezVillage Girl
  • Itandehui GutierrezWife
  • Sayuri GutierrezEldest Daughter
  • Hiram SotoFish Hunter
  • José SuárezFirst Temple Sacrifice
  • Ariel GalvánHanging Moss
  • Bernardo RuizDrunkards Four
  • Ricardo Diaz MendozaCut Rock
  • Richard CanTen Peccary
  • Carlos RamosMonkey Jaw
  • Ammel Rodrigo MendozaBuzzard Hook
  • Marco Antonio ArguetaSpeaking Wind
  • Javier EscobarVicious Holcane
  • Fernando HernándezHigh Priest
  • Maria Isidra HoilOracle Girl
  • Aquetzali GarcíaOracle Girl
  • Abel WoolrichLaughing Man
  • Nicolás JassoMan on Temple Top
  • Ronaldo EknalSlave Auctioneer
  • Miriam TunWoman Auctioneer
  • Rafael VelezKing
  • Diana BotelloQueen
  • Joaquin RendonHead Chac
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