Most Popular Titles With Rubén Blades
- Movies or TV
2. The X-Files (1993–2002)
TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Two FBI agents, Fox Mulder the believer and Dana Scully the skeptic, investigate the strange and unexplained while hidden forces work to impede their efforts.
3. Safe House (2012)
R | 115 min | Action, Crime, Mystery
A young CIA agent is tasked with looking after a fugitive in a safe house. But when the safe house is attacked, he finds himself on the run with his charge.
4. Once Upon a Time in Mexico (2003)
R | 102 min | Action, Thriller
Hitman "El Mariachi" becomes involved in international espionage involving a psychotic CIA agent and a corrupt Mexican general.
5. Predator 2 (1990)
R | 108 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Amidst a territorial gang-war, a sophisticated alien hunter stalks the citizens of Los Angeles and the only man between him and his prey is veteran LAPD officer, Lieutenant Mike Harrigan.
6. All the Pretty Horses (2000)
PG-13 | 116 min | Drama, Romance, Western
Two Texas cowboys head to Mexico in search of work, but soon find themselves in trouble with the law after one of them falls in love with a wealthy rancher's daughter.
7. Hands of Stone (2015)
Action, Biography, Drama | Post-production
The legendary Roberto Duran and his equally legendary trainer Ray Arcel change each other's lives.
8. The Devil's Own (1997)
R | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A police officer uncovers the real identity of his house-guest, an I.R.A. terrorist in hiding.
9. Color of Night (1994)
R | 121 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A color-blind psychiatrist Bill Capa is stalked by an unknown killer after taking over his murdered friend's therapy group, all of whom have a connection to a mysterious young woman that Capa begins having intense sexual encounters with.
R | 145 min | Drama, History, War
A chronicle of the Cristeros War (1926-1929); a war by the people of Mexico against the atheistic Mexican government.
11. Empire (2002)
R | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A successful South Bronx drug dealer turns his back on his roots and gives money to a Wall Street broker to invest for him.
13. The Two Jakes (1990)
R | 137 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The sequel to Chinatown (1974) finds Jake Gittes investigating adultery and murder... and the money that comes from oil.
15. Life with Mikey (1993)
PG | 91 min | Comedy, Family
Michael J. Fox stars as a child actor who has grown up, and grown out of his popularity. He now runs a talent agency with his brother, specializing in child acts, trying to discover the ... See full summary »
16. Late Night with David Letterman (1982–1993)
60 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show
David Letterman hosted this popular late-night comedy/talk-show. Often, Dave would go on location or to the phone lines to play pranks. Some famous features of the show include the "Top Ten... See full summary »
17. The Milagro Beanfield War (1988)
R | 117 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Drama
In Milagro, a small town in the American Southwest, Ladd Devine plans to build a major new resort development. While activist Ruby Archuleta and lawyer/newspaper editor Charlie Bloom ... See full summary »
18. Imagining Argentina (2003)
R | 107 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller
Antonio Banderas and Emma Thompson star in this gripping political thriller about a man with the power to see the fate of missing people - with the exception of his own beloved wife.
19. Critical Condition (1987)
R | 100 min | Comedy
Con man Kevin Lennihan framed in a jewel smuggling tries for an insanity plea and is sent to a hospital for review where he is confused for another doctor and takes over the hospital when a major storm hits.
20. Q & A (1990)
R | 132 min | Crime, Drama
A young district attorney seeking to prove a case against a corrupt police detective encounters a former lover and her new protector, a crime boss who refuse to help him in this gritty ... See full summary »
21. Assassination Tango (2002)
R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
An aging hitman gets a contract to kill a general in Buenos Aires. But when his mark becomes unavailable, he becomes involved in Argentinian tango culture.
23. Fatal Beauty (1987)
R | 104 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Rita Rizzoli is a narcotics police officer with a plethora of disguises. When a drug shipment is hijacked, the thieves don't know that the drug is unusually pure and packs of "Fatal Beauty"... See full summary »
24. Chinese Box (1997)
R | 99 min | Drama, Romance
The story of Hong Kong, from New Year's Day to June 30th, 1997, when the British left their colony and turned it over to the People's Republic of China.
25. Homeboy (1988)
R | 116 min | Drama, Romance, Sport
Johnny Walker is a cowboy and a boxer. He is very shy and a bit of a fool. He is in love with Ruby, but he cannot tell her. He is also a bit old to keep on boxing, but its the only thing he... See full summary »
26. The Josephine Baker Story (1991 TV Movie)
R | 130 min | Biography, Drama, History
Born in St. Louis, Missouri, Josephine Baker was born poor, but achieved fame and fortune through her sizzling erotic performances. Starting life on the American Vaudeville circuit, success... See full summary »
27. Scorpion Spring (1996)
R | 90 min | Crime, Thriller
On the run from the law, desperate drug runner Astor and his beautiful prisoner struggle through the savage heat. They are offered a ride by two unsuspecting travelers. Claiming to be ... See full summary »
28. Disorganized Crime (1989)
R | 98 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Career criminal Frank plans a bank heist and sends for his buddies to help pull the job. Before his buddies arrive, he's caught, forcing his cohorts to pull the job alone. Frank soon escapes, setting off a search by the bumbling cops.
30. Secuestro express (2005)
R | 86 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Young couple Carla (Maestro) and Martin (Leroux) are abducted by three men and spend a terrifying night in Caracas as they wait for Carla's father (Blades) to hand over the ransom.
31. A Million to Juan (1994)
PG | 97 min | Comedy
Romantic comedy about an honest Mexican immigrant who struggles without a green card by selling oranges on a street corner. One day a limousine pulls up and he is handed a check for ... See full summary »
33. Gideon's Crossing (2000–2001)
60 min | Drama
Ben Gideon is a doctor of great skill, he also has a great bedside manner. He heads the experimental oncology ward at a fictional teaching hospital in New England. Based on the work of Dr. ... See full summary »
35. Crazy from the Heart (1991 TV Movie)
TV-PG | 94 min | Drama, Romance
A small-town, high-school principal still living at home with her mother shakes up her life in a way that even she never expected when she agrees to go out on a date with her school's Hispanic janitor.
36. The Maldonado Miracle (2003 TV Movie)
PG | 99 min | Drama, Family
In a small, dying town, the residents' faith is tested when a statue of Jesus seems to be shedding real tears of blood.
37. The Lemon Sisters (1989)
PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Drama
Three life-long friends work the bars in 1980's Atlantic City performing the songs of the 60's girl groups in this self-indulgent comedy.
38. Pedro Navaja (1984)
95 min | Action, Drama
Based on the international hit song, Pedro Navaja (Peter the Knife) is the story of the coolest, street smart hustler ever to walk the streets of Mexico City. The police are after him, his ... See full summary »
39. Miracle on Interstate 880 (1993 TV Movie)
90 min | Drama
A man attempts to rescue people trapped on the I-880 bridge after the top half collapses during the 1989 San Francisco earthquake.
40. Spoken Word (2009)
116 min | Drama
A San Francisco spoken word artist returns to New Mexico to be with his dying father, only to find he loses his "voice" as he is sucked back in to the dysfunctional life of drugs and violence he left behind.
90 min | Documentary, History
Documentary about the presence of Latin American culture and actors in American movies.
42. When the Mountains Tremble (1983)
83 min | Documentary
A documentary on the war between the Guatemalan military and the Mayan population, with firsthand accounts by Nobel Peace Prize winner Rigoberta Menchu.
43. Dead Man Out (1989 TV Movie)
87 min | Crime, Drama
A psychiatrist is sent to evaluate if a convicted multiple murderer who's awaiting execution on Death Row for eighth year now and whose behavior during that time got more and more erratic is still mentally fit to be executed.
44. Forsaking All Others (2014)
Crime, Drama, Romance | Announced
This unholy trinity, brings adventure, excitement and a commuter version of West Side Story. The three principal characters are Teenager, a Latin drug dealer; Maximo, a young Puerto Rican ... See full summary »
46. The Last Fight (1983)
R | 86 min | Drama, Sport
Singer-turned-boxer Andy 'Kid' Clave (Ruben Blades) signs a contract with a shady promoter Joaquin Vargas (Willie Colon). But Clave turns against Vargas when the promoter's thugs kill Clave's girlfriend when he thinks about backing out of the contract. While seeking a way to get revenge against Vargas, Clave learns that he has a blood clot in his head. But nothing will deter him from getting his ... See full summary »
49. Crossover Dreams (1985)
86 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical
Salsa singer screws over everybody on his way to the top; when his latest record flops, his career starts doing downhill.