Most Popular Titles With Manuel Alexandre
- Movies or TV
2. Death of a Cyclist (1955)
Not Rated | 88 min | Drama
A couple having an affair strike a bicyclist with their car and do not offer aid out of fear of their relationship being exposed.
3. The Executioner (1963)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Comedy
An undertaker gets married to an old executioner's daughter and, although he doesn't like it, must continue the profession of his father-in-law after his retirement.
4. 7 vidas (1999–2006)
50 min | Comedy
Spanish sit-com where David awakes after being 18 years in a comma only to find his world completely changed. He'll have to struggle not only in his search for identity, but also with his ... See full summary »
6. La mano de un hombre muerto (1962)
95 min | Horror
Very rare XXX mondo-style film in which a psychiatrist explains to his students several stories of sexual deviants. Each vignette begins with the doctor citing a fact-based newspaper/magazine story of abhorrent sexual behavior.
8. Welcome Mr. Marshall! (1953)
78 min | Comedy
After finding out that North American people are visiting the Spanish villages, the citizens of Villar del Río start preparing themselves to welcome them when they arrive.
9. Elsa & Fred (2005)
PG | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
When the retired seventy-seven years old hypochondriac widower Fred moves to an apartment in Madrid, his temperamental daughter Cuca has an incident with his next door neighbor, the elder ... See full summary »
11. Placido (1961)
87 min | Comedy
In a small spanish town, a group of old ladies decide to celebrate Christmas Eve with a "Sit a poor man at your table" dinner: each wealthy household of the town will have a homeless person... See full summary »
13. Atraco a las tres (1962)
92 min | Comedy
Galindo works in a bank. One day he convinces the other employees in the bank to plan a hold-up in the bank they are working. They prepare everything carefully. However, real robbers come ... See full summary »
17. Farmacia de guardia (1991–1995)
60 min | Comedy
Spanish sit-com devised by Antonio Mercero about divorced, chemist's owner Lourdes who lives with her two younger children Quique and Guille. Lourdes' womanizer ex-husband Adolfo makes ... See full summary »
18. Year of Enlightment (1986)
105 min | Comedy
April, 1940. Manolo, 16 years old, and Jesus, who is just 8, are taken by their older brother Pepe, a lieutenant in the Army, to a sanatorium for children suffering from tuberculosis, ... See full summary »
19. The Wind's Fierce (1970)
105 min | Drama, Western
This western is set in Valencia, Spain at the end of the 19th century, and stars Terence Hill as a close-mouthed gunslinger. The bad guy is the local landlord and aristocrat (Fernando Rey),... See full summary »
Writers: Manolo Marinero, Mario Camus, Mario Cecchi Gori, José Vicente Puente, Miguel Rubio, Alberto Silvestri, Franco Verucci | Director: Mario Camus | Stars: Terence Hill, Mario Pardo, Carlo Alberto Cortina, Máximo Valverde
20. El bosque animado (1987)
107 min | Comedy, Fantasy
In the fantastic world of the "bosque animado" meet some people who have been transported to this place by a magic force. Now their histories cross one another.
23. Todos a la cárcel (1993)
99 min | Comedy
In the celebration of the day of the political prisonner the victims of the Franco repression meet in the jail of Valencia. Among them are parvenues, mafiosi, bankers, and a communist ... See full summary »
24. Main Street (1956)
99 min | Drama
A couple of friends decide to have a good time and play a trick on an unmarried woman. Therefore one of them has to pretend to fall in love with her.
25. Dream Kiss (1992)
119 min | Thriller
The gorgeous Margot supports her aged father by seducing men on trains, slipping them a Mickey Finn (a beso de sueño) and robbing them of money and jewelry. One night her victim is a ... See full summary »
27. Los ladrones van a la oficina (1993– )
26 min | Comedy
Snack Bar "La Oficina" (The Office), managed by psychological mute Smith and his wife Pruden, is the meeting point for the local con-men ("los ladrones" in the title). They get together to ... See full summary »
29. Curro Jiménez (1976–1978)
Action, Adventure, Comedy
Set in the South of Spain in the 19th Century, this successful TV series featured the endless adventures of Curro Jiménez (prototype of the Andalusian "bandolero"), a kind of Spanish Robin ... See full summary »
30. Don Quixote, Knight Errant (2002)
122 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A film version of the second half of Cervantes' s "Don Quixote".
32. La venganza (1958)
122 min | Drama
In rural Spain, sister of an ex con convinces him to take revenge against the local who tipped off the authorities about the man's whereabouts, which led to his subsequent arrest. Unfortunately, she soon falls in love with the snitch.
33. Miracles of Thursday (1957)
84 min | Comedy, Fantasy
In the village of Fuentecilla, there is a medicinal spa which was very popular in the past but that now has been forgotten by the public. In order to bring back the tourists, the "prominent... See full summary »
35. Swindled (2004)
110 min | Crime, Thriller, Drama
In a flashback, Ernesto, a young con man, tells us how he got to the edge of a big score: childhood in an orphanage, youthful smash-and-grab burglaries until his partner is caught, then ... See full summary »
37. On Earth as It Is in Heaven (1995)
95 min | Comedy
God decides to send another son to the earth to save the world. Jesus Christ disagrees because in such a case the history should be rewritten. To solve the dispute they decide to organise ... See full summary »
42. Black Jack (1981)
Sir Thomas Bedford orchestrates the heist of a Spanish casino, with the aid of a singer performing there. The police are aware of their activities, and a hostage situation arises.