101 Top Spanish (language) Movies - IMDb

101 Top Spanish (language) Movies

by languagewrangler | created - 04 May 2012 | updated - 05 May 2012 | Public

Movies that are entirely in the Spanish Language. Including movies that are made from Spanish-speaking countries, and movies released by United States, Belize and some other non- Spanish countries. Watch these to improve your Spanish! More resources for learning Spanish at:http://bit.ly/IOXR1Q

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1. Maria Full of Grace (2004)

R | 101 min | Crime, Drama

87 Metascore

A pregnant Colombian teenager becomes a drug mule to make some desperately needed money for her family.

Director: Joshua Marston | Stars: Catalina Sandino Moreno, Guilied Lopez, Orlando Tobón, Virginia Cristina Ariza

Votes: 34,832 | Gross: $6.52M

2. Volver (I) (2006)

R | 121 min | Comedy, Drama

84 Metascore

After her death, a mother returns to her home town in order to fix the situations she couldn't resolve during her life.

Director: Pedro Almodóvar | Stars: Penélope Cruz, Carmen Maura, Lola Dueñas, Blanca Portillo

Votes: 98,864 | Gross: $12.90M

3. The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)

R | 126 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

75 Metascore

The dramatization of a motorcycle road trip Che Guevara went on in his youth that showed him his life's calling.

Director: Walter Salles | Stars: Gael García Bernal, Rodrigo De la Serna, Mía Maestro, Mercedes Morán

Votes: 99,885 | Gross: $16.76M

4. The Skin I Live In (2011)

R | 120 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

70 Metascore

A brilliant plastic surgeon, haunted by past tragedies, creates a type of synthetic skin that withstands any kind of damage. His guinea pig: a mysterious and volatile woman who holds the key to his obsession.

Director: Pedro Almodóvar | Stars: Antonio Banderas, Elena Anaya, Jan Cornet, Marisa Paredes

Votes: 147,659 | Gross: $3.19M

5. Los ojos de Julia (2010)

Not Rated | 118 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

The story of a woman who is slowly losing her sight whilst trying to investigate the mysterious death of her twin sister.

Director: Guillem Morales | Stars: Belén Rueda, Lluís Homar, Pablo Derqui, Francesc Orella

Votes: 34,693

6. Burnt Money (2000)

R | 125 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

68 Metascore

Nene & Angel and their accomplice Cuervo participate in a botched bank robbery in 1965 Buenos Aires, then hide out from the police in Uruguay while the gang breaks down.

Director: Marcelo Piñeyro | Stars: Eduardo Noriega, Leonardo Sbaraglia, Pablo Echarri, Leticia Brédice

Votes: 6,453 | Gross: $0.24M

7. Pan's Labyrinth (2006)

R | 118 min | Drama, Fantasy, War

98 Metascore

In the Falangist Spain of 1944, the bookish young stepdaughter of a sadistic army officer escapes into an eerie but captivating fantasy world.

Director: Guillermo del Toro | Stars: Ivana Baquero, Ariadna Gil, Sergi López, Maribel Verdú

Votes: 647,514 | Gross: $37.63M

8. Princesas (2005)

109 min | Drama

64 Metascore

Friendship and love in the world of prostitution in Madrid.

Director: Fernando León de Aranoa | Stars: Candela Peña, Micaela Nevárez, Mariana Cordero, Llum Barrera

Votes: 5,097 | Gross: $0.03M

9. Cautiva (2003)

Unrated | 115 min | Drama

59 Metascore

Cristina's life is thrown into turmoil when she is suddenly escorted from her strict Catholic school in Buenos Aires and told that she is really Sofía Lombardi, the daughter of activists ... See full summary »

Director: Gaston Biraben | Stars: Bárbara Lombardo, Susana Campos, Hugo Arana, Osvaldo Santoro

Votes: 693

10. The Crime of Padre Amaro (2002)

R | 118 min | Drama, Romance

60 Metascore

Politics and sexual passions threaten to corrupt a young, newly-ordained priest in a small Mexican town.

Director: Carlos Carrera | Stars: Gael García Bernal, Ana Claudia Talancón, Sancho Gracia, Angélica Aragón

Votes: 13,643 | Gross: $5.71M

11. Nine Queens (2000)

R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

80 Metascore

Two con artists try to swindle a stamp collector by selling him a sheet of counterfeit rare stamps (the "nine queens").

Director: Fabián Bielinsky | Stars: Ricardo Darín, Gastón Pauls, Graciela Tenenbaum, María Mercedes Villagra

Votes: 51,902 | Gross: $1.22M

12. Y tu mamá también (2001)

R | 106 min | Drama

88 Metascore

In Mexico, two teenage boys and an attractive older woman embark on a road trip and learn a thing or two about life, friendship, sex, and each other.

Director: Alfonso Cuarón | Stars: Maribel Verdú, Gael García Bernal, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Ana López Mercado

Votes: 120,592 | Gross: $13.62M

13. Talk to Her (2002)

R | 112 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

86 Metascore

Two men share an odd friendship while they care for two women who are both in deep comas.

Director: Pedro Almodóvar | Stars: Rosario Flores, Javier Cámara, Darío Grandinetti, Leonor Watling

Votes: 109,883 | Gross: $9.28M

14. Sin Nombre (2009)

R | 96 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

77 Metascore

A Honduran young girl and a Mexican gangster are united in a journey across the American border.

Director: Cary Joji Fukunaga | Stars: Paulina Gaitan, Marco Antonio Aguirre, Leonardo Alonso, Karla Cecilia Alvarado

Votes: 32,375 | Gross: $2.53M

15. The Devil's Backbone (2001)

R | 106 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

78 Metascore

After Carlos - a 12-year-old whose father has died in the Spanish Civil War - arrives at an ominous boys' orphanage, he discovers the school is haunted and has many dark secrets which he must uncover.

Director: Guillermo del Toro | Stars: Marisa Paredes, Eduardo Noriega, Federico Luppi, Fernando Tielve

Votes: 64,568 | Gross: $0.75M

16. Machuca (2004)

Not Rated | 121 min | Biography, Drama, History

76 Metascore

Two 12-year-old Chilean children from different social classes become friends in 1973. They both discover each other's world as political tensions in their country increase.

Director: Andrés Wood | Stars: Matías Quer, Ariel Mateluna, Manuela Martelli, Aline Küppenheim

Votes: 11,898

17. Nico and Dani (2000)

R | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

59 Metascore

A Spanish coming of age story focusing on the antics of two 17 year olds, who have a posh beach house almost all to themselves one summer. This is also a summer of sexual awakenings.

Director: Cesc Gay | Stars: Fernando Ramallo, Jordi Vilches, Marieta Orozco, Esther Nubiola

Votes: 6,105 | Gross: $0.35M

18. The Orphanage (2007)

R | 105 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

74 Metascore

A woman brings her family back to her childhood home, which used to be an orphanage for handicapped children. Before long, her son starts to communicate with an invisible new friend.

Director: J.A. Bayona | Stars: Belén Rueda, Fernando Cayo, Roger Príncep, Mabel Rivera

Votes: 152,776 | Gross: $7.16M

19. Cronicas (2004)

R | 108 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

63 Metascore

A suspense thriller about a reporter from Miami who travels to Ecuador in pursuit of a serial killer known as the "Monster of Babahoyo."

Director: Sebastián Cordero | Stars: John Leguizamo, Alfred Molina, Leonor Watling, Damián Alcázar

Votes: 3,415 | Gross: $0.30M

20. Mancora (2008)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

An adventure drama that tells the story of Santiago, a 22-year old from Lima. Following his father's suicide, haunted by his inner daemons and hatred for the world in general, Santiago ... See full summary »

Director: Ricardo de Montreuil | Stars: Jason Day, Elsa Pataky, Enrique Murciano, Phellipe Haagensen

Votes: 1,180 | Gross: $0.03M

21. La teta asustada (2009)

94 min | Drama, Music

68 Metascore

Fausta is suffering from a rare disease called the Milk of Sorrow, which is transmitted through the breast milk of pregnant women who were abused or raped during or soon after pregnancy. ... See full summary »

Director: Claudia Llosa | Stars: Magaly Solier, Susi Sánchez, Efraín Solís, Bárbara Lazón

Votes: 6,911 | Gross: $0.01M

22. The Secret in Their Eyes (2009)

R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

80 Metascore

A retired legal counselor writes a novel hoping to find closure for one of his past unresolved homicide cases and for his unreciprocated love with his superior - both of which still haunt him decades later.

Director: Juan José Campanella | Stars: Ricardo Darín, Soledad Villamil, Pablo Rago, Carla Quevedo

Votes: 203,768 | Gross: $6.39M

23. Intimate Stories (2002)

Unrated | 92 min | Comedy, Drama

76 Metascore

Three people and a baby set off on separate journeys, along the same road; their disparate dreams and stories intertwine amidst the breathtaking deserted Patagonic route.

Director: Carlos Sorin | Stars: Javier Lombardo, Antonio Benedicti, Javiera Bravo, Mariela Díaz

Votes: 5,064 | Gross: $0.10M

24. Like Water for Chocolate (1992)

R | 105 min | Drama, Romance

86 Metascore

When tradition prevents her from marrying the man she loves, a young woman discovers she has a unique talent for cooking.

Director: Alfonso Arau | Stars: Marco Leonardi, Lumi Cavazos, Regina Torné, Mario Iván Martínez

Votes: 17,635 | Gross: $21.67M

25. Bombón: El Perro (2004)

Unrated | 97 min | Drama

63 Metascore

In Patagonia, a mechanic who dreams of a different life starts to think big after his adopted pup wins first prize at a local dog show.

Director: Carlos Sorin | Stars: Juan Villegas, Walter Donado, Rosa Valsecchi, Mariela Díaz

Votes: 4,304

26. Open Your Eyes (1997)

R | 119 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

A very handsome man finds the love of his life, but he suffers an accident and needs to have his face rebuilt by surgery after it is severely disfigured.

Director: Alejandro Amenábar | Stars: Eduardo Noriega, Penélope Cruz, Chete Lera, Fele Martínez

Votes: 68,064 | Gross: $0.37M

27. Amores perros (2000)

R | 154 min | Drama, Thriller

83 Metascore

A horrific car accident connects three stories, each involving characters dealing with loss, regret, and life's harsh realities, all in the name of love.

Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu | Stars: Emilio Echevarría, Gael García Bernal, Goya Toledo, Álvaro Guerrero

Votes: 234,814 | Gross: $5.38M

28. Belle Epoque (1992)

R | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A 1931 Spanish military deserter finds himself on a lonely farm until the farmer's four daughters pay a visit and he falls for all of them.

Director: Fernando Trueba | Stars: Fernando Fernán Gómez, Jorge Sanz, Penélope Cruz, Miriam Díaz-Aroca

Votes: 10,060 | Gross: $5.97M

29. Live Flesh (1997)

R | 103 min | Drama

69 Metascore

After leaving jail, Víctor is still in love with Elena, but she's married to the former cop -now basketball player- who became paralysed by a shot from Víctor's gun...

Director: Pedro Almodóvar | Stars: Liberto Rabal, Francesca Neri, Javier Bardem, Ángela Molina

Votes: 30,369 | Gross: $1.54M

30. Strawberry & Chocolate (1993)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

This Oscar-nominated film is the story of two men who are opposites: one gay, the other straight; one a fierce communist, the other a fierce individualist; one suspicious, the other accepting; and how they come to love each other.

Directors: Tomás Gutiérrez Alea, Juan Carlos Tabío | Stars: Jorge Perugorría, Vladimir Cruz, Mirta Ibarra, Francisco Gattorno

Votes: 5,590 | Gross: $2.08M

31. The Sea Inside (I) (2004)

PG-13 | 126 min | Biography, Drama

74 Metascore

The factual story of Spaniard Ramon Sampedro, who fought a 28 year campaign in favour of euthanasia and his own right to die.

Director: Alejandro Amenábar | Stars: Javier Bardem, Belén Rueda, Lola Dueñas, Mabel Rivera

Votes: 80,465 | Gross: $2.09M

32. Midaq Alley (1995)

Unrated | 140 min | Drama, Romance

The lives of men and women living on Callejón de los Milagros in Mexico City.

Director: Jorge Fons | Stars: Ernesto Gómez Cruz, María Rojo, Salma Hayek, Bruno Bichir

Votes: 3,085

33. Ficció (2006)

107 min | Drama

Alex, a filmmaker, tries to finish his latest script in a quiet village. There he encounters and befriends Monica, that is visiting his neighbor there.

Director: Cesc Gay | Stars: Eduard Fernández, Javier Cámara, Montse Germán, Carme Pla

Votes: 447

34. KM 31: Kilómetro 31 (2006)

R | 105 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

Following a horrible car accident on a wooded road near Mexico City, Agata goes into a coma. Her twin sister Catalina must try to solve the mystery of her sister's accident next to the Km. 31 marker and discovers a terrifying local legend.

Director: Rigoberto Castañeda | Stars: Iliana Fox, Adrià Collado, Raúl Méndez, Luisa Huertas

Votes: 3,313

35. Km. 0 (2000)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

51 Metascore

A comedic look at the love lives of 14 different people and how they interconnect during one hot August afternoon around the Plaza del Sol in Madrid, Spain.

Directors: Yolanda García Serrano, Juan Luis Iborra | Stars: Concha Velasco, Georges Corraface, Silke, Carlos Fuentes

Votes: 1,771

36. My Brother's Wife (2005)

R | 89 min | Drama

41 Metascore

Unable to get intimate with her husband of 10 years, a woman embarks on a steamy affair with his brother.

Director: Ricardo de Montreuil | Stars: Bárbara Mori, Christian Meier, Manolo Cardona, Gaby Espino

Votes: 3,287 | Gross: $2.80M

37. Rudo y Cursi (2008)

R | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

67 Metascore

Two siblings are rivals in the world of professional soccer.

Director: Carlos Cuarón | Stars: Gael García Bernal, Diego Luna, Guillermo Francella, Dolores Heredia

Votes: 8,710 | Gross: $1.83M

38. Nicotina (2003)

R | 90 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

49 Metascore

A real-time dark comedy about a science geek who tangles with a clutch of Russian gangsters after he delivers them the wrong computer disk.

Director: Hugo Rodríguez | Stars: Diego Luna, Marta Belaustegui, Rosa María Bianchi, Rafael Inclán

Votes: 3,666 | Gross: $0.80M

39. Sexo, pudor y lágrimas (1999)

R | 109 min | Comedy, Drama

Six friends... two couples... from the mexican middle well-off class, dealing with issues about sex, relationships, infidelity and many others.

Director: Antonio Serrano | Stars: Demián Bichir, Susana Zabaleta, Jorge Salinas, Cecilia Suárez

Votes: 2,643

40. Chuecatown (2007)

Not Rated | 101 min | Comedy, Crime

In BOYSTOWN (Chuecatown), Victor (Pablo Puyol of 20 Centimeters) is a real estate agent in the quickly gentrifying neighborhood of Chueca in Madrid. But he hides a terrible secret; his ... See full summary »

Director: Juan Flahn | Stars: Pepón Nieto, Pablo Puyol, Concha Velasco, Rosa Maria Sardà

Votes: 873

41. Clandestinos (2007)

Unrated | 81 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

Love and terrorism collide in this sexy Molotov cocktail of raging adolescent hormones and righteous indignation.

Director: Antonio Hens | Stars: Israel Rodríguez, Mehroz Arif, Hugo Catalán, Juanma Lara

Votes: 571

42. Soldiers of Salamina (2003)

119 min | Drama

When the professor and writer Lola Sánchez is assigned to write a column in the newspaper about the Spanish Civil War, she researches and finds for the first time about the shooting of ... See full summary »

Director: David Trueba | Stars: Ariadna Gil, Ramon Fontserè, Joan Dalmau, María Botto

Votes: 1,611

43. Talento de barrio (2008)

R | 107 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A young drug dealer falls in love while facing disruption among the men in his gang, and being offered a career as a Reggaetón singer.

Director: José Iván Santiago | Stars: Daddy Yankee, Maestro Yek, Katiria Soto, César Farrait

Votes: 821 | Gross: $1.67M

44. Thesis (1996)

R | 125 min | Crime, Horror, Mystery

While doing a thesis about violence, Ángela finds a snuff video where a girl is tortured until death. Soon she discovers that the girl was a former student in her faculty...

Director: Alejandro Amenábar | Stars: Ana Torrent, Fele Martínez, Eduardo Noriega, Xabier Elorriaga

Votes: 37,946

45. All About My Mother (1999)

R | 101 min | Drama

87 Metascore

Young Esteban wants to become a writer and also to discover the identity of his second mother, a trans woman, carefully concealed by his mother Manuela.

Director: Pedro Almodóvar | Stars: Cecilia Roth, Marisa Paredes, Candela Peña, Antonia San Juan

Votes: 94,201 | Gross: $8.26M

46. Law of Desire (1987)

NC-17 | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

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