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1. Cuéntame (2001– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.4
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Stars: Imanol Arias, Ana Duato, Ricardo Gómez, Pablo Rivero

2. 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

3. The Executioner (1963)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Comedy

7.9
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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: Rafael Azcona, Ennio Flaiano, Luis García Berlanga | Director: Luis García Berlanga | Stars: Nino Manfredi, Emma Penella, José Isbert, José Luis López Vázquez

4. 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

5. Amanece, que no es poco (1989)

110 min | Comedy

7.6
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Writer: José Luis Cuerda | Director: José Luis Cuerda | Stars: José Sazatornil, Carmen de Lirio, Francisco Martínez, Ovidi Montllor

6. La mano de un hombre muerto (1962)

95 min | Horror

6.1
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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.

Writers: Pío Ballesteros, Juan Cobos, Jesús Franco, Gonzalo Sebastián de Erice | Director: Jesús Franco | Stars: Howard Vernon, Hugo Blanco, Gogó Rojo, Fernando Delgado

7. Special Collector's Edition (2010– )

9 min | Comedy, History

6.5
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Creators: David Díaz, Juan Pérez | Stars: David Díaz, Luis Rodrigo, Gabriel Fernández-Gil, Santiago Nocte

8. 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

9. Elsa & Fred (2005)

PG | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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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

10. Cinema 3 (1984– )

News

7.2
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Stars: Jaume Figueras, Monts Llussà, Crisol Tuà, Àlex Gorina

11. 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

12. Novela (1963–1978)

50 min | Drama

4.3
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Stars: José María Escuer, Pablo Sanz, Luisa Sala, Estanis González

13. Atraco a las tres (1962)

92 min | Comedy

7.5
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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

14. Manos a la obra (1997–2001)

Comedy

4.3
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Creators: Ramón de Diego, Vicente Escrivá | Stars: Nuria González, Fernando Cayo, Ángel de Andrés López, Kim Manning

15. Estudio 1 (1964–1985)

140 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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Stars: Ana María Vidal, Fernando Delgado, José Bódalo, Luisa Sala

16. 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, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón

17. 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

18. Year of Enlightment (1986)

105 min | Comedy

6.8
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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

19. The Wind's Fierce (1970)

105 min | Drama, Western

6.0
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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

20. 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

21. Corazón de... (1997– )

30 min

4.9
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Stars: Anne Igartiburu, Alejandra Navas, Yolanda Vázquez, Gonzalo Miró

22. La marrana (1992)

100 min | Comedy

5.8
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Writer: José Luis Cuerda | Director: José Luis Cuerda | Stars: Alfredo Landa, Antonio Resines, Manuel Alexandre, Fernando Rey

23. Todos a la cárcel (1993)

99 min | Comedy

5.8
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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

24. 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

25. Dream Kiss (1992)

119 min | Thriller

6.0
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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

26. Total (1983 TV Movie)

52 min

7.2
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Writer: José Luis Cuerda | Director: José Luis Cuerda | Stars: Agustín González, María Luisa Ponte, Manuel Alexandre, José María Caffarel

27. 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

28. Grandeur nature (1974)

X | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.7
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Writers: Luis García Berlanga, Rafael Azcona, Jean-Claude Carrière | Director: Luis García Berlanga | Stars: Michel Piccoli, Valentine Tessier, Rada Rassimov, Lucienne Hamon

29. Curro Jiménez (1976–1978)

Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.2
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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

30. 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

31. 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

32. 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

33. Miracles of Thursday (1957)

84 min | Comedy, Fantasy

7.4
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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 »

Writers: Luis García Berlanga, José Luis Colina, Sandro Continenza | Director: Luis García Berlanga | Stars: Richard Basehart, José Isbert, Paolo Stoppa, Juan Calvo

34. 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

35. 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

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

95 min | Comedy

6.5
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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

38. 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

39. Fortunata y Jacinta (1980)

600 min

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

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

310 min | Comedy

7.2
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Miniseries version of the first half of Cervantes' famous novel.

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

41. Una mujer bajo la lluvia (1992)

89 min | Comedy

6.1
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Writers: Manuel Hidalgo, Edgar Neville, Carmen Posadas, Gerardo Vera | Director: Gerardo Vera | Stars: Ángela Molina, Antonio Banderas, Imanol Arias, Kiti Mánver

42. Black Jack (1981)

98 min

4.0
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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.

Writer: Max H. Boulois | Director: Max H. Boulois | Stars: Peter Cushing, Claudine Auger, Hugo Stiglitz, Max H. Boulois

43. 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

44. Lázaro de Tormes (2001)

88 min | Comedy, Drama

5.8
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Writers: Anonymous, Fernando Fernán Gómez | Directors: Fernando Fernán Gómez, José Luis García Sánchez | Stars: Rafael Álvarez 'El Brujo', Karra Elejalde, Beatriz Rico, Manuel Alexandre

45. ¿Y tú quién eres? (2007)

90 min | Drama

5.9
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Writer: Antonio Mercero | Director: Antonio Mercero | Stars: Manuel Alexandre, Cristina Brondo, José Luis López Vázquez, Monti Castiñeiras

46. Hooray for Divorce! (1982)

82 min | Comedy

3.9
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Writer: Juan Bosch | Director: Juan Bosch | Stars: Fernando Esteso, Rafael Alonso, Ricardo Merino, María Salerno

47. 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

48. The Return of El Coyote (1998)

100 min | Adventure, Western

4.0
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Writers: Mario Camus, César Mallorquí, José Mallorquí | Director: Mario Camus | Stars: José Coronado, Nigel Davenport, Ramón Langa, Ray Lovelock

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

99 min | Comedy, Crime

4.3
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Writers: Joaquín Andújar, Pedro Masó | Director: Raúl Marchand Sánchez | Stars: Iñaki Miramón, Josema Yuste, Josep Julien, Cristina Solà

50. Cómicos (1954)

88 min | Drama

6.7
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Writer: Juan Antonio Bardem | Director: Juan Antonio Bardem | Stars: Elisa Galvé, Fernando Rey, Emma Penella, Rosario García Ortega