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1. Elsa & Fred (2014)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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49 Metascore

"Elsa and Fred" is the story of two people who at the end of the road, discover that it's never too late to love and make dreams come true. Elsa has lived for the past 60 years dreaming of ... See full summary »

Writers: Anna Pavignano, Michael Radford | Director: Michael Radford | Stars: Shirley MacLaine, Christopher Plummer, Marcia Gay Harden, Wendell Pierce

Votes: 2,015

2. Tocata y fuga de Lolita (1974)

88 min | Comedy

5.6
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Carlos, a widower in his forties, lives with her daughter Lolita and her sister Merche. He is a candidate to Spanish Court's Proctor, so frequently travels outside Madrid. During one of ... See full summary »

Writers: José Luis Dibildos, Antonio Drove | Director: Antonio Drove | Stars: Arturo Fernández, Pauline Challoner, Amparo Muñoz, Francisco Algora

Votes: 27

3. 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: 3,349

4. 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, Carlos Hipólito

Votes: 882

5. Amanece, que no es poco (1989)

110 min | Comedy

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

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

Votes: 1,970

6. 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: 2,809 | Gross: $0.19M

7. 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: 2,542

8. Special Collector's Edition (2010– )

9 min | Comedy, History

7.2
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Creators: David Díaz, Juan Pérez | Stars: David Díaz, Luis Rodrigo, Gabriel Fernández-Gil, Daniel Retuerta

Votes: 47

9. 7 vidas (1999–2006)

50 min | Comedy

7.2
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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: 872

10. Días de cine (1991– )

60 min | News

7.0
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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, Elena S. Sánchez, Cayetana Guillén Cuervo, Gerardo Sánchez

Votes: 141

11. 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: 498

12. Death of a Cyclist (1955)

Not Rated | 88 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

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: 2,182

13. 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: 809

14. 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, Maria Grazia Buccella, Mario Pardo, Máximo Valverde

Votes: 319

15. Placido (1961)

85 min | Comedy, Drama

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

Votes: 1,709

16. Year of Enlightment (1986)

105 min | Comedy

7.0
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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: 375

17. Corazón de... (1997– )

30 min

5.0
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Stars: Anne Igartiburu, Alejandra Navas, Carolina Casado, Jose Toledo

Votes: 89

18. Pierna creciente, falda menguante (1970)

90 min | Musical, Comedy

4.9
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Writers: José Luis Dibildos, Antonio Mingote | Director: Javier Aguirre | Stars: Laura Valenzuela, Fernando Fernán Gómez, Emma Cohen, Isabel Garcés

Votes: 22

19. Estudio 1 (1965–1984)

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

Votes: 23

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

Votes: 700

21. 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: 505

22. ¿Y tú quién eres? (2007)

90 min | Drama

6.1
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Grandfather of Ana is clearly experiencing Alzheimer. Family as no choice and make some decisions. This tense situation will change the life of Ana.

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

Votes: 98

23. 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: 128

24. Versión española (1998– )

News, Talk-Show

7.0
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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, Icíar Bollaín

Votes: 51

25. Alta tensión (1972)

91 min | Crime

6.4
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Writers: Julio Buchs, Domenico Comanducci, Federico De Urrutia, José Luis Martínez Mollá, Mino Roli | Director: Julio Buchs | Stars: Marisa Mell, Gabriele Ferzetti, Juan Luis Galiardo, Helga Liné

Votes: 19

26. Three Fables of Love (1962)

76 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.0
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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: 48

27. Foul Play (1977)

104 min

6.6
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Writers: Daniel Sueiro, Juan Antonio Bardem, Javier Palmero | Director: Juan Antonio Bardem | Stars: Alfredo Landa, Mara Vila, Miguel Ángel Aristu, Julián Navarro

Votes: 95

28. 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: 433

29. La mano de un hombre muerto (1962)

95 min | Horror

6.1
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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: 370

31. La vida por delante (1958)

90 min | Comedy

7.3
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Finished their careers of Law and Medicine, respectively, Antonio Redondo and Josefina Castro, a pair of young Spanish newlyweds, are looking for work to buy an apartment and start a life ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 117

32. The Rocket from Calabuch (1956)

93 min | Comedy

7.6
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Professor Jorge Serra Hamilton, an American scientist specialist in the atomic bomb, flees from their transcendental duties, in order to take shelter incognito and for a time in the idyllic... See full summary »

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

Votes: 578

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

95 min | Comedy

6.7
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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: 415

34. 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: 170

35. 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: 298

36. Todos a la cárcel (1993)

99 min | Comedy

6.1
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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: 464

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

Votes: 752

38. The Sea and the Weather (1989)

100 min | Drama

7.6
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Writer: Fernando Fernán Gómez | Director: Fernando Fernán Gómez | Stars: Rafaela Aparicio, Pepe Soriano, Fernando Fernán Gómez, Aitana Sánchez-Gijón

Votes: 85

39. Una mujer bajo la lluvia (1992)

89 min | Comedy

5.9
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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

Votes: 94

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

310 min | Comedy

7.4
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Miniseries version of the first half of Cervantes' famous novel.

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

Votes: 122

41. Novela (1963–1978)

50 min | Drama

4.8
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Stars: Pablo Sanz, José María Escuer, Luisa Sala, Paco Morán

Votes: 13

42. Dream Kiss (1992)

119 min | Thriller

6.2
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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: 98

43. Don Quijote cabalga de nuevo (1973)

132 min | Comedy

6.5
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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: 104

44. 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: 857

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

26 min | Comedy

6.0
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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: 149

46. La venganza (1958)

122 min | Drama

7.1
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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: 161

47. Una chica y un señor (1974)

98 min | Comedy, Romance

6.1
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Writers: Pedro Masó, Antonio Vich | Director: Pedro Masó | Stars: Ornella Muti, Sergio Fantoni, Eduardo Fajardo, Emilio Gutiérrez Caba

Votes: 16

48. Historias del otro lado (1988– )

Thriller, Horror

5.8
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Stars: Lourdes Ferriol, José Lara, Josep Maria Pou, Jesús Puente

Votes: 10

49. Crónicas de un pueblo (1971–1974)

50 min | Comedy

7.2
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Stars: Emilio Rodríguez, Emilio García, Fernando Cebrián, Pablo Miyar

Votes: 16

50. 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: 193