Top Spanish Movies


The Top Spanish Movies List is calculated by overall movie ratings and members' "Top Spanish List". Lists are calculated daily.

41. Crime of Father Amaro, The ( crimen del padre Amaro, El )

Year of Release: 2002
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: Spanish
Genre: Drama/Romance
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Carlos Carrera
Actors: Gael García Bernal, Ana Claudia Talancón, Sancho Gracia, Angélica Aragón

42. Like Water for Chocolate

Year of Release: 1993
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: Spanish
Genre: Drama/Romance
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Alfonso Arau
Actors: Marco Leonardi, Lumi Cavazos, Regina Torné, Mario Iván Martínez
Plot: A Hispanic woman has fallen madly in lve with a man who has a pre-arranged marriage to someone else.

43. Sin Nombre

Year of Release: 2009
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: Spanish
Genre: Thriller
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Cary Fukunaga
Actors: Karl Braun, Paulina Gaitan, Diana Garcia, Damayanti Quintanar
Plot: When a Honduran teenager reunites with her father with hopes of realizing her dream to reach America. The promise of a better life comes at a price.

44. Mondays in the Sun ( lunes al sol, Los )

Year of Release: 2003
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: Spanish
Genre: Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Fernando León de Aranoa
Actors: Javier Bardem, Luis Tosar, José Ángel Egido, Nieve de Medina

45. Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! ( ¡Átame! )

Year of Release: 1990
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Language: Spanish
Genre: Drama/Crime
MPAA Rating: NC-17
Director: Pedro Almodóvar
Actors: Victoria Abril, Antonio Banderas, Loles León, Julieta Serrano
Plot: A man just released from a mental hospital has only one thing on his mind: tracking down Marina, an adult film star he crossed paths with, in order to make her his wife. Since she's a bit reluctant, he ties her up - but what will be her ultimate decision?

46. mariachi, El

Year of Release: 1993
Overall Rating: 2.7 out of 4 stars
Language: Spanish
Genre: Action/Crime
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Robert Rodriguez
Actors: Carlos Gallardo, Consuelo Gómez, Jaime de Hoyos, Peter Marquardt
Plot: A wandering man known as El Mariachi is mistaken for a hardened killer who carries his guns in a guitar case and is pursued by a drug lord and his henchmen.

47. Memories of Underdevelopment ( Memorias del subdesarrollo )

Year of Release: 1973
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: Spanish
Genre: Drama
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Tomás Gutiérrez Alea
Actors: Sergio Corrieri, Daisy Granados, Eslinda Núñez, Omar Valdés
Plot: Following the Bay of Pigs incident, Sergio Carmona Mendoyo watches as the rest of his family relocates to Miami. Alone, with the threat of invasion weighing heavily, Sergio turns his efforts to a playboy lifestyle, ultimately hoping to find a young woman to replace his ex-wife.

48. Tit and the Moon, The ( teta i la lluna, La )

Year of Release: 1995
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Language: Spanish
Genre: Comedy
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Bigas Luna
Actors: Biel Duran, Mathilda May, Gérard Darmon, Miguel Poveda
Plot: A newborn baby brother is not what Tete wants - he wants to return to his mother's breast but gets no attention. Seeking a surrogate mother to suckle from, he asks the moon for help and is answered in the form of the beautiful performer - but he must get passed her husband (and another local boy) if his is to succeed.

49. Who Can Kill a Child? ( Quién puede matar a un niño? )

Year of Release: 1978
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: Spanish
Genre: Horror/Mystery
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Narciso Ibáñez Serrador
Actors: Lewis Fiander, Prunella Ransome, Miguel Narros, Luis Ciges

50. Blancanieves

Year of Release: 2012
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: Spanish
Genre: Drama
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Pablo Berger
Actors: Maribel Verdú, Ángela Molina, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Inma Cuesta
Plot: A unique take on the Snow White fable set in 1920s era Seville and centered around a female bullfighter.

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