My favourite spanish spoken movies

by mauronline | created - 10 Jan 2012 | updated - 11 Jan 2012 | Public

A serious list of the best movies I've watched in all languages other than english

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1. Open Your Eyes (1997)

R | 117 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.8
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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: 56,968 | Gross: $0.37M

Great spanish movie sadly remaked as "Vanilla Sky".

2. Éxtasis (1996)

93 min | Drama

6.9
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Three friends, two young men and a young woman, are bored by the normal world of their parents and want to flee in order to start living somewhere else. Thus they make a pervert plan: rob ... See full summary »

Director: Mariano Barroso | Stars: Javier Bardem, Federico Luppi, Silvia Munt, Daniel Guzmán

Votes: 632

Federico Luppi and Javier bardem, what a combination!

3. Ashes of Paradise (1997)

R | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.7
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A judge falls from the roof of the Federal Courthouse. A woman is murdered. Between them and the three sons of the judge there is a connection that will be investigated by a woman judge who... See full summary »

Director: Marcelo Piñeyro | Stars: Héctor Alterio, Cecilia Roth, Leonardo Sbaraglia, Daniel Kuzniecka

Votes: 1,405

Great argentinian movie, very "film noire" style.

4. The Secret in Their Eyes (2009)

R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

8.2
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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: 154,834 | Gross: $20.17M

An academy award argentinian movie. Ricardo Darin comparaisons as the "latino De Niro version"

5. Nine Queens (2000)

R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.9
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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, Leticia Brédice, María Mercedes Villagra

Votes: 42,743 | Gross: $1.22M

Great and funny film about thieves!

6. The South (1988)

R | 127 min | Drama

7.4
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The movie starts while Floreal, the main protagonist, was being released from the prison when the military coup ended in 1983. He is estranged to his former life because of his last few ... See full summary »

Director: Fernando E. Solanas | Stars: Susú Pecoraro, Miguel Ángel Solá, Philippe Léotard, Lito Cruz

Votes: 679

My favourite argentinian movie, from Director Fernando "Pino" Solanas.

7. The Journey (1992)

R | 142 min | Drama

7.1
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A young man living in a cold southern village in South America, decides to start a trip looking for his father. By doing this he discovers unexpected facts about his latin American essence.

Director: Fernando E. Solanas | Stars: Walter Quiroz, Soledad Alfaro, Ricardo Bartis, Christina Becerra

Votes: 540

Another film from Director Fernando Solanas. A teenager searching for his father all across america, from Argentina thru Mexico.

8. Historias de Fútbol (1997)

87 min | Drama, Sport

6.9
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Three vignettes about the lives of young Chileans and their passions and frustrations over one of the century's most important rituals.

Director: Andrés Wood | Stars: Armando Cavieres, Nora Escobar, Fernando Gallardo, Rodrigo González

Votes: 409

Three tales about soccer in the chilean society

9. The Dark Side of the Heart (1992)

R | 127 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama

7.7
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Oliveiro is a young poet living in Buenos Aires where sometimes he has to sell his ideas to an advertising agency to make a living or exchange his poems for a steak. In Montevideo, he meets... See full summary »

Director: Eliseo Subiela | Stars: Darío Grandinetti, Sandra Ballesteros, Nacha Guevara, André Mélançon

Votes: 2,888

Poetry, lots of it, in this excellent argentinian movie

10. Por la libre (2000)

R | 96 min | Comedy

7.0
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Rocco (Osvaldo Benavides) and Rodrigo (Rodrigo Cachero) are cousins, but they're not at all alike. Rocco is the loose one, Rodrigo's uptight. But when their grandfather Rodrigo Carnicero (... See full summary »

Director: Juan Carlos de Llaca | Stars: Osvaldo Benavides, Rodrigo Cachero, Ana de la Reguera, Otto Sirgo

Votes: 759

Great mexican comedy. A young man and his cousin travel to Acapulco to throw dad's ashes in the ocean.

11. El Callejón de los Milagros (1995)

Unrated | 140 min | Drama

7.6
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Based on the Nobel Prize Winner's novel, the Egyptian Naguib Mahfouz. The story, translated from El Cairo to Mexico City's downtown, narrates the life of the members of the neighbourhood ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 2,366

One of the best mexican movies I've seen in the last 20 years. Salma Hayek on a lead rol.

12. Bajo la piel (1996)

112 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.2
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Passion, criminal instincts an traditions melt together in this film, that shakes our conception of crime.

Director: Francisco J. Lombardi | Stars: José Luis Ruiz Barahona, Ana Risueño, Diego Bertie, Gianfranco Brero

Votes: 277

An intense police thriller, directed by one of the greatest peruvian directors, Francisco Lombardi

13. A Place in the World (1992)

PG | 120 min | Drama

7.9
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Mario and Ana, in voluntary exile from Buenos Aires, live in a remote Argentine valley with their 12-year-old son Ernesto. Mario runs a school and a wool cooperative; Ana, a doctor, heads a... See full summary »

Director: Adolfo Aristarain | Stars: José Sacristán, Federico Luppi, Leonor Benedetto, Cecilia Roth

Votes: 1,935 | Gross: $0.10M

For many people, the best argentinian movie ever!

14. Amores Perros (2000)

R | 154 min | Drama, Thriller

8.1
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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: 192,219 | Gross: $5.38M

A very violent movie, great film!

15. Y Tu Mamá También (2001)

R | 106 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.7
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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: 99,448 | Gross: $13.62M

Great road movie!

16. Pan's Labyrinth (2006)

R | 118 min | Drama, Fantasy, War

8.2
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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: 527,223 | Gross: $37.63M

One of my all time favourite movie. During Franco's period, a young girl discovers a new and forgotten world.

17. El día de la bestia (1995)

R | 99 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.5
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A Catholic priest teams up with a Black Metal aficionado and an Italian connoisseur of the occult to avert the birth of the beast, and with it, the end of the world.

Director: Álex de la Iglesia | Stars: Álex Angulo, Armando De Razza, Santiago Segura, Terele Pávez

Votes: 14,344 | Gross: $0.02M

The Beast is coming to Madrid! Surrealistic spanish tragic-comedy

18. Tesis (1996)

R | 125 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.5
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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: 30,793

Snuff Movies in Spain. Great movie by Alex de la Iglesia.

19. Son of the Bride (2001)

R | 123 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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68 Metascore

At age 42, Rafael Belvedere is having a crisis. He lives in the shadow of his father, he feels guilty about rarely visiting his aging mother, his ex-wife says he doesn't spend enough time ... See full summary »

Director: Juan José Campanella | Stars: Ricardo Darín, Héctor Alterio, Norma Aleandro, Eduardo Blanco

Votes: 12,821 | Gross: $0.62M

One of the most viewed films in SouthAmerica. Great romantic comedy!

20. Night of the Pencils (1986)

105 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.4
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This films tells the true story of seven teenagers who agitated for reduced student bus fares under two different regimes in Argentina, with tragic results. At first succeeding under the ... See full summary »

Director: Héctor Olivera | Stars: Alejo García Pintos, Vita Escardó, Pablo Novak, Leonardo Sbaraglia

Votes: 1,395

Young boys are hold in jails and try to survive during argentinian's dictatorship period.

21. Pizza, Beer, and Cigarettes (1998)

R | 92 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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A couple of friends work for a taxi driver to rob his passengers, but they feel like they're getting ripped off. They decide to plan their own robberies, but they are amateurs and things ... See full summary »

Directors: Israel Adrián Caetano, Bruno Stagnaro | Stars: Héctor Anglada, Jorge Sesán, Pamela Jordán, Adrián Yospe

Votes: 1,303

Poor young burglars in the city of Buenos Aires. Great and sincere movie.

22. Moebius (1996)

88 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.9
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A train on the Buenos Aires subway system suddenly vanishes.

Director: Gustavo Mosquera R. | Stars: Guillermo Angelelli, Roberto Carnaghi, Annabella Levy, Jorge Petraglia

Votes: 1,534

A subway train never arrives to destination...