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1. Cuéntame (2001– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.4
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The evolution of a family from the last days of the Franquist dictatorship to the early 80s.

Stars: Imanol Arias, Ana Duato, Ricardo Gómez, Pablo Rivero

Votes: 800

2. Cómicos (1954)

88 min | Drama

6.6
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Ana Ruiz, a young actress who works in a traveling theater company, performs only small roles, but she hopes to succeed and puts her success before the love of Miguel. When the company ... See full summary »

Writer: Juan Antonio Bardem | Director: Juan Antonio Bardem | Stars: Elisa Galvé, Fernando Rey, Emma Penella, Rosario García Ortega

Votes: 82

3. Amanece, que no es poco (1989)

110 min | Comedy

7.6
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A village and the crazy situations encountered by their citizens.

Writer: José Luis Cuerda | Director: José Luis Cuerda | Stars: José Sazatornil, Carmen de Lirio, Francisco Martínez, Ovidi Montllor

Votes: 1,729

4. Madregilda (1993)

113 min | Drama

6.2
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Madrid in the 40s: in an old neighborhood tavern, every first Friday of the month at nightfall Moor Hauma organizes a unique and secret card game. The Caudillo, Francisco Franco, meets with several friends of Africa's campaign for a game.

Writers: Ángel Fernández Santos, Francisco Regueiro | Director: Francisco Regueiro | Stars: José Sacristán, Juan Echanove, Barbara Auer, Kamel Cherif

Votes: 92

5. Elsa & Fred (2005)

PG | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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52 Metascore

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 »

Writers: Marcos Carnevale, Marcela Guerty, Lily Ann Martin | Director: Marcos Carnevale | Stars: Manuel Alexandre, China Zorrilla, Blanca Portillo, José Ángel Egido

Votes: 2,639

6. Death of a Cyclist (1955)

Not Rated | 88 min | Drama

7.8
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A couple having an affair strike a bicyclist with their car and do not offer aid out of fear of their relationship being exposed.

Writers: Juan Antonio Bardem, Luis Fernando de Igoa | Director: Juan Antonio Bardem | Stars: Lucia Bosé, Alberto Closas, Bruna Corrà, Carlos Casaravilla

Votes: 1,921

7. Hospital Central (2000–2012)

60 min | Action, Drama, Romance

5.6
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The work and lives of doctors and nurses in a Spanish hospital.

Stars: Antonio Zabálburu, Ángel Rouco, Marisol Rolandi, Fátima Baeza

Votes: 477

8. The Executioner (1963)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Comedy

8.1
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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.

Writers: Luis García Berlanga, Rafael Azcona, Ennio Flaiano | Director: Luis García Berlanga | Stars: Nino Manfredi, Emma Penella, José Isbert, José Luis López Vázquez

Votes: 3,046

9. 7 vidas (1999–2006)

50 min | Comedy

7.3
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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 »

Stars: Amparo Baró, Gonzalo de Castro, Blanca Portillo, Anabel Alonso

Votes: 774

10. Special Collector's Edition (2010– )

9 min | Comedy, History

7.1
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Creators: David Díaz, Juan Pérez | Stars: David Díaz, Luis Rodrigo, Gabriel Fernández-Gil, Daniel Retuerta

Votes: 43

11. Todos a la cárcel (1993)

99 min | Comedy

6.0
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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 »

Writers: Luis García Berlanga, Jorge García-Berlanga | Director: Luis García Berlanga | Stars: José Sazatornil, José Sacristán, Agustín González, Manuel Alexandre

Votes: 384

12. Welcome Mr. Marshall! (1953)

78 min | Comedy

8.2
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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.

Writers: Juan Antonio Bardem, Luis García Berlanga, Miguel Mihura | Director: Luis García Berlanga | Stars: Lolita Sevilla, Manolo Morán, José Isbert, Alberto Romea

Votes: 2,323

13. Días de cine (1991– )

60 min | News

6.9
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Antonio Gasset hosts this show in which recently released movies and DVDs are thoughtfully discussed, in a documentary-like way.

Stars: Antonio Gasset, Cayetana Guillén Cuervo, Henar Álvarez, Elena S. Sánchez

Votes: 136

14. Amor a todo gas (1969)

97 min | Comedy, Musical

3.8
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Writers: Antonio Guzmán Merino, Antonio de Lara, Víctor López Iglesias, Ramón Torrado | Director: Ramón Torrado | Stars: Peret, Nieves Navarro, Fernando Sancho, Florinda Chico

Votes: 16

15. Operación Plus Ultra (1966)

91 min | Comedy, Drama

5.4
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Writers: Vicente Coello, Pedro Masó, Joaquín Peláez, Rafael J. Salvia | Director: Pedro Lazaga | Stars: Alberto Closas, Julia Gutiérrez Caba, José Luis López Vázquez, Manuel Alexandre

Votes: 21

16. Main Street (1956)

99 min | Drama

8.0
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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.

Writers: Carlos Arniches, Juan Antonio Bardem | Director: Juan Antonio Bardem | Stars: Betsy Blair, José Suárez, Yves Massard, Luis Peña

Votes: 702

17. Corazón de... (1997– )

30 min

4.9
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Stars: Anne Igartiburu, Alejandra Navas, Jose Toledo, Yolanda Vázquez

Votes: 91

18. Year of Enlightment (1986)

105 min | Comedy

6.9
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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 »

Writers: Rafael Azcona, Manuel Huete, Fernando Trueba | Director: Fernando Trueba | Stars: Jorge Sanz, Maribel Verdú, Verónica Forqué, Manuel Alexandre

Votes: 318

19. Placido (1961)

87 min | Comedy

8.3
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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 »

Writers: Rafael Azcona, José Luis Colina, José Luis Font, Luis García Berlanga | Director: Luis García Berlanga | Stars: Cassen, José Luis López Vázquez, Elvira Quintillá, Manuel Alexandre

Votes: 1,567

20. Estudio 1 (1965–1984)

140 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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Stars: Ana María Vidal, Fernando Delgado, José Bódalo, Luisa Sala

Votes: 24

21. La mano de un hombre muerto (1962)

95 min | Horror

6.0
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When violent crime strikes a tiny hamlet, the townsfolk suspect the distant relative of a sadistic 17th century baron who cursed the village.

Writers: Jesús Franco, Rene Sebille, Michel Luckin | Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Ana Castor, Howard Vernon, Paula Martel, Georges Rollin

Votes: 350

22. Swindled (2004)

110 min | Crime, Thriller, Drama

6.9
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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 »

Writers: Miguel Bardem, Carlos Martín | Director: Miguel Bardem | Stars: Ernesto Alterio, Victoria Abril, Federico Luppi, Manuel Alexandre

Votes: 837

23. Farmacia de guardia (1991–1995)

60 min | Comedy

6.6
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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 »

Stars: Concha Cuetos, Julián González, Carlos Larrañaga, Miguel Ángel Garzón

Votes: 430

24. Atraco a las tres (1962)

92 min | Comedy

7.4
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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 »

Writers: Vicente Coello, Pedro Masó, Rafael J. Salvia | Director: José María Forqué | Stars: José Luis López Vázquez, Cassen, Gracita Morales, Katia Loritz

Votes: 649

25. The Wind's Fierce (1970)

105 min | Drama, Western

6.1
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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

Votes: 296

26. El bosque animado (1987)

107 min | Comedy, Fantasy

7.5
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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.

Writers: Wenceslao Fernández Flórez, Rafael Azcona | Director: José Luis Cuerda | Stars: Alfredo Landa, Alejandra Grepi, Tito Valverde, Paco Cambres

Votes: 596

28. Novela (1963–1978)

50 min | Drama

4.3
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Stars: José María Escuer, Pablo Sanz, Estanis González, Paco Morán

Votes: 15

29. Cabeza de perro (2006)

91 min | Drama

6.2
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A drama about a boy who lives in a bubble because of a rare brain disease.

Writers: Santi Amodeo, José Antonio Félez | Director: Santi Amodeo | Stars: Manuel Alexandre, Juan José Ballesta, Reyes Bergali, Jordi Dauder

Votes: 285

30. The Rocket from Calabuch (1956)

93 min | Comedy

7.6
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Writers: Leonardo Martín, Florentino Soria, Ennio Flaiano, Luis García Berlanga | Director: Luis García Berlanga | Stars: Edmund Gwenn, Valentina Cortese, Juan Calvo, Franco Fabrizi

Votes: 514

31. On Earth as It Is in Heaven (1995)

95 min | Comedy

6.6
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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 »

Writer: José Luis Cuerda | Director: José Luis Cuerda | Stars: Francisco Rabal, Fernando Fernán Gómez, Jesús Bonilla, Luis Ciges

Votes: 372

32. Dream Kiss (1992)

119 min | Thriller

6.1
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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 »

Writers: Rafael Moreno Alba, Miguel Postolache | Director: Rafael Moreno Alba | Stars: Maribel Verdú, Juan Diego, Eusebio Poncela, Tony Isbert

Votes: 97

33. Curro Jiménez (1976–1979)

Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.4
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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 »

Stars: Sancho Gracia, José Sancho, Álvaro de Luna, Eduardo García

Votes: 122

34. Dos tipos duros (2003)

99 min | Comedy, Action, Crime

6.2
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Writer: Juan Martínez Moreno | Director: Juan Martínez Moreno | Stars: Antonio Resines, Elena Anaya, Rosa Maria Sardà, Jordi Vilches

Votes: 423

35. Los ladrones van a la oficina (1993– )

26 min | Comedy

6.1
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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 »

Stars: Anabel Alonso, Manuel Alexandre, Mabel Lozano, Guillermo Montesinos

Votes: 133

36. Don Quijote de la Mancha (1991–1992)

310 min | Comedy

7.3
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Miniseries version of the first half of Cervantes' famous novel.

Stars: Fernando Rey, Alfredo Landa, Francisco Merino, Manuel Alexandre

Votes: 121

37. Grandeur nature (1974)

X | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.8
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Michel is a middle aged man with a troubled marriage. He feels lonely, has been unfaithful to his wife Isabelle in various occasions, and despite she seems to accept this situation, they ... See full summary »

Writers: Luis García Berlanga, Rafael Azcona, Jean-Claude Carrière | Director: Luis García Berlanga | Stars: Michel Piccoli, Valentine Tessier, Rada Rassimov, Lucienne Hamon

Votes: 180

38. Don Quijote cabalga de nuevo (1973)

132 min | Comedy

6.7
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Writers: Carlos Blanco, Miguel de Cervantes y Saavedra | Director: Roberto Gavaldón | Stars: Cantinflas, Fernando Fernán Gómez, María Fernanda D'Ocón, Paca Gabaldón

Votes: 99

39. La venganza (1958)

122 min | Drama

7.0
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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.

Writer: Juan Antonio Bardem | Director: Juan Antonio Bardem | Stars: Carmen Sevilla, Raf Vallone, Jorge Mistral, José Prada

Votes: 132

40. La vida por delante (1958)

90 min | Comedy

7.5
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Writers: Fernando Fernán Gómez, Manuel Pilares | Director: Fernando Fernán Gómez | Stars: Analía Gadé, Fernando Fernán Gómez, José Isbert, Félix de Pomés

Votes: 81

41. Fortunata y Jacinta (1980)

600 min

8.2
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Stars: Ana Belén, Maribel Martín, Mario Pardo, François-Eric Gendron

Votes: 81

42. Herederos (2007–2009)

75 min | Drama

7.6
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Creators: David Paniagua, Pablo Tébar | Stars: Concha Velasco, Mar Regueras, Ginés García Millán, Félix Gómez

Votes: 59

43. Atraco a las 3... y media (2003)

99 min | Comedy, Crime

4.4
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Writers: Joaquín Andújar, Pedro Masó | Director: Raúl Marchand Sánchez | Stars: Iñaki Miramón, Josema Yuste, Josep Julien, Cristina Solà

Votes: 156

44. Versión española (1998– )

News, Talk-Show

6.8
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Veteran Spanish TV show hosted by actress Cayetana Guillén Cuervo with weekly screenings of current Spanish movies. The show's complemented by interviews to the directors, actors, producers... See full summary »

Stars: Cayetana Guillén Cuervo, Eduardo Noriega, Fernando Trueba, José Sacristán

Votes: 52

45. Offsides (1991)

97 min | Comedy

5.0
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Writers: Fernando Fernán Gómez, José Truchado | Director: Fernando Fernán Gómez | Stars: José Luis López Vázquez, Fernando Fernán Gómez, María Asquerino, Luis Escobar

Votes: 31

46. 091 Policía al habla (1960)

96 min | Crime, Drama

5.9
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Writers: Vicente Coello, José María Forqué, Pedro Masó, Antonio Vich | Director: José María Forqué | Stars: Adolfo Marsillach, Tony Leblanc, Susana Campos, José Luis López Vázquez

Votes: 50

48. ¿Y tú quién eres? (2007)

90 min | Drama

6.0
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Writer: Antonio Mercero | Director: Antonio Mercero | Stars: Manuel Alexandre, Cristina Brondo, José Luis López Vázquez, Monti Castiñeiras

Votes: 89

49. Three Fables of Love (1962)

76 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.9
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"Les quatre vérités" aka "The Four Truths" is a movie anthology that consists of four segments, all loosely parodying fables from the 17th-century French poet Jean de la Fontaine. The US cut usually features only 3 segments.

Writers: Rafael Azcona, Alessandro Blasetti, Hervé Bromberger, Suso Cecchi D'Amico, René Clair, Frédéric Grendel, Jean de La Fontaine | Directors: Alessandro Blasetti, Hervé Bromberger, René Clair, Luis García Berlanga | Stars: Leslie Caron, Charles Aznavour, Raymond Bussières, Michel Serrault

Votes: 51

50. Don Quixote, Knight Errant (2002)

122 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.0
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A film version of the second half of Cervantes' s "Don Quixote".

Writers: Miguel de Cervantes y Saavedra, Manuel Gutiérrez Aragón | Director: Manuel Gutiérrez Aragón | Stars: Juan Luis Galiardo, Carlos Iglesias, José Luis Torrijo, Víctor Clavijo

Votes: 153