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1. La grande bouffe (1973)

NC-17 | 130 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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A group of men hire some prostitutes and go to a villa in the countryside. There, they engage in group sex and resolve to eat themselves to death.

Director: Marco Ferreri | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Michel Piccoli, Philippe Noiret, Ugo Tognazzi

Votes: 9,518

2. Blood and Sand (1989)

R | 113 min | Drama, Romance

4.7
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Juan is a young Spanish man whose dream is to become one of the famous toreros. When he was caught making an illegal (and in fact for the real torero life endangering) night bullfight with ... See full summary »

Director: Javier Elorrieta | Stars: Christopher Rydell, Sharon Stone, Ana Torrent, Guillermo Montesinos

Votes: 839

3. Butterfly (1999)

R | 96 min | Drama

7.6
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69 Metascore

For Moncho, it's an idyllic year: he starts school, he has a wonderful teacher, he makes a friend in Roque, he begins to figure out some of the mysteries of Eros, and, with his older ... See full summary »

Director: José Luis Cuerda | Stars: Manuel Lozano, Fernando Fernán Gómez, Uxía Blanco, Gonzalo Uriarte

Votes: 6,825 | Gross: $2.09M

4. Belle Epoque (1992)

R | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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A 1931 Spanish military deserter finds himself on a lonely farm until the farmer's four daughters pay a visit and he falls for all of them.

Director: Fernando Trueba | Stars: Fernando Fernán Gómez, Jorge Sanz, Penélope Cruz, Miriam Díaz-Aroca

Votes: 7,901 | Gross: $5.97M

5. A Reason to Live, a Reason to Die (1972)

PG | 92 min | Western

6.2
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Branded a coward for surrendering his New Mexico fort to the Confederates without firing a shot, a Union colonel attempts to redeem himself by leading a band of condemned prisoners on a suicide mission to recapture it.

Director: Tonino Valerii | Stars: James Coburn, Telly Savalas, Bud Spencer, Georges Géret

Votes: 1,347

6. La flaqueza del bolchevique (2003)

95 min | Drama

7.1
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Based on a novel by Lorenzo Silva, this movie deals with the unusual and tragic relationship between a frustrated businessman and a 14-year-old student. After crashing into the rear of the ... See full summary »

Director: Manuel Martín Cuenca | Stars: Luis Tosar, Mar Regueras, María Valverde, Rubén Ochandiano

Votes: 1,530

7. La dernière femme (1976)

X | 112 min | Drama

6.8
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Gerard and his 9-month-old son have been left by his wife for feminist reasons. The custody of his son is being threatened by his next romance.

Director: Marco Ferreri | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Ornella Muti, Michel Piccoli, Renato Salvatori

Votes: 844

8. La niña de tus ojos (1998)

R | 121 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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A company of Spanish movie makers leaves Franco's Spain and moves to Hitler's Germany to make a film in co-production. Soon some problems start to arise...

Director: Fernando Trueba | Stars: Penélope Cruz, Antonio Resines, Jorge Sanz, Rosa Maria Sardà

Votes: 2,992

9. 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.

Director: Luis García Berlanga | Stars: Nino Manfredi, Emma Penella, José Isbert, José Luis López Vázquez

Votes: 4,014

10. In the Eye of the Hurricane (1971)

90 min | Romance, Thriller

6.4
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Ruth and Michel separate after Ruth finds another man, Paul. Ruth and Paul go to her sunny, idyllic beach side villa to spend summer. They are having a great time together, and then things ... See full summary »

Director: José María Forqué | Stars: Analía Gadé, Jean Sorel, Rosanna Yanni, Tony Kendall

Votes: 127

11. Bye Bye Monkey (1978)

113 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.6
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A man walking on the beach near New York City finds the corpse of King Kong. He also finds Kong's orphaned son, and takes it to a friend who lives in the city, and they decide to raise it.

Director: Marco Ferreri | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Marcello Mastroianni, James Coco, Geraldine Fitzgerald

Votes: 865

12. Días de cine (1991– )

60 min | News

6.7
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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, Gerardo Sánchez, Cayetana Guillén Cuervo

Votes: 178

13. It Can Be Done Amigo (1972)

PG | 109 min | Comedy, Western

5.8
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A drifter with fast fists and a gunfighter- pimp with fast guns help a child to claim his inheritance.

Director: Maurizio Lucidi | Stars: Bud Spencer, Jack Palance, Renato Cestiè, Francisco Rabal

Votes: 1,010

14. El año de las luces (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 »

Director: Fernando Trueba | Stars: Jorge Sanz, Maribel Verdú, Verónica Forqué, Manuel Alexandre

Votes: 406

15. Los girasoles ciegos (2008)

98 min | Drama

6.5
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Ourense, Spain, 1940. Every time that Elena locks the door, she locks her secrets. Her husband Ricardo spend years hidden in his house with his children (Elenita and Lorenzo), trying to ... See full summary »

Director: José Luis Cuerda | Stars: Maribel Verdú, Javier Cámara, Raúl Arévalo, Roger Príncep

Votes: 1,144

16. La Celestina (1996)

92 min | Drama

5.2
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The young nobleman Calisto falls in love with Melibea, the daughter of a rich merchant. Calisto's servant Sempronio suggests they get the sorceress Celestina to further the romance. However... See full summary »

Director: Gerardo Vera | Stars: Penélope Cruz, Terele Pávez, Juan Diego Botto, Maribel Verdú

Votes: 594

17. Oggi, domani, dopodomani (1965)

Approved | 85 min | Comedy

6.2
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Directors: Eduardo De Filippo, Marco Ferreri, Luciano Salce | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Catherine Spaak, Virna Lisi, Luciano Salce

Votes: 195

18. Mafioso (1962)

Not Rated | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.7
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88 Metascore

When a good-natured factory supervisor living in Milan with his Northern wife returns to his native Sicily, a decades' old oath forces him to fulfill a nightmarish obligation.

Director: Alberto Lattuada | Stars: Alberto Sordi, Norma Bengell, Gabriella Conti, Ugo Attanasio

Votes: 1,814 | Gross: $0.40M

19. Plácido (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 »

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

Votes: 1,927

20. Son de mar (2001)

R | 95 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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A new literature teacher, Ulises, comes to a small town near the sea and falls in love with a young woman, Martina. This woman is loved by a rich businessman named Alberto but chooses ... See full summary »

Director: Bigas Luna | Stars: Jordi Mollà, Leonor Watling, Eduard Fernández, Neus Agulló

Votes: 1,733

21. Controsesso (1964)

111 min | Comedy

6.6
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A vivid assortment consisted of three acts taken from the lives of modern 1960s Italians, always in orbit around the restless theme of sexual inhibition and the pursuit of pleasure in sex.

Directors: Renato Castellani, Marco Ferreri, Franco Rossi | Stars: Nino Manfredi, Anna Maria Ferrero, Ugo Tognazzi, Dolores Wettach

Votes: 92

22. L'udienza (1972)

112 min | Drama, Mystery

6.8
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A young man from north Italy named Amedeo decides to come to Rome.He has a crazy idea in his head to meet the pope.

Director: Marco Ferreri | Stars: Enzo Jannacci, Claudia Cardinale, Ugo Tognazzi, Michel Piccoli

Votes: 427

23. ¡Ay, Carmela! (1990)

PG-13 | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, War

7.2
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Paulino and Carmela are husband and wife, troubadours touring the countryside during the Spanish Civil War. They are Republicans, and with their mute assistant, Gustavete, they journey into... See full summary »

Director: Carlos Saura | Stars: Carmen Maura, Andrés Pajares, Gabino Diego, Maurizio De Razza

Votes: 1,826 | Gross: $0.30M

24. The Artist and the Model (2012)

R | 105 min | Drama

6.7
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53 Metascore

Marc Cros, an elderly sculptor, lives with his wife Lea in the south of France, safe from the War that rages in the distance. He seems to have reached the end of his life and of his art. ... See full summary »

Director: Fernando Trueba | Stars: Jean Rochefort, Aida Folch, Claudia Cardinale, Chus Lampreave

Votes: 1,262 | Gross: $0.11M

25. 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.

Director: José Luis Cuerda | Stars: Alfredo Landa, Alejandra Grepi, Tito Valverde, Paco Cambres

Votes: 790

26. Hay que deshacer la casa (1986)

Comedy

7.8
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Ana is a middle aged woman who many years ago decided to start a new life in Paris. Now she must return to her hometown after the death of her parents, since they have left her an ... See full summary »

Director: José Luis García Sánchez | Stars: Amparo Rivelles, Amparo Soler Leal, Joaquín Kremel, Josep Maria Pou

Votes: 29

27. Don't Touch the White Woman! (1974)

108 min | Biography, Comedy, Western

6.2
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A highly stylized surreal farce about the events leading up to Custer's Last Stand anachronistically reenacted in an urban renewal area in modern Paris.

Director: Marco Ferreri | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Catherine Deneuve, Michel Piccoli, Philippe Noiret

Votes: 622

28. La escopeta nacional (1978)

95 min | Comedy

7.5
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Jaume Canivell, Catalan manufacturer of mechanical porters , attends with her lover on a hunt to relate to important people. The farm where it is organized is full of strange characters.

Director: Luis García Berlanga | Stars: Rafael Alonso, Luis Escobar, Antonio Ferrandis, Agustín González

Votes: 1,119

29. El seductor (1995)

88 min | Comedy, Romance

4.5
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Cosme, a boy of fifteen, lives with his parents and his sister in a terraced house. The monotony of his life changes when he falls in love with his neighbor Merche, a beautiful woman who is almost twenty years older than he.

Director: José Luis García Sánchez | Stars: María Barranco, Antonio Hortelano, Santiago Ramos, Kiti Mánver

Votes: 85

30. Peppermint Frappé (1967)

92 min | Drama

7.2
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Julian, a middle-aged single doctor, meets his childhood friend Pablo again. The latter is back from Africa and has just married a beautiful young blonde, Elena. Julian falls in love with ... See full summary »

Director: Carlos Saura | Stars: Geraldine Chaplin, José Luis López Vázquez, Alfredo Mayo, Emiliano Redondo

Votes: 801

31. Ana y los lobos (1973)

102 min | Drama

7.5
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The young but travelled Ana arrives in a manor in the countryside of Spain to work as nanny of three girls and finds a dysfunctional family: the matriarch is a sick old woman obsessed by ... See full summary »

Director: Carlos Saura | Stars: Geraldine Chaplin, Fernando Fernán Gómez, José María Prada, José Vivó

Votes: 793

32. Cousin Angelica (1974)

107 min | Drama

7.4
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When the single middle-aged Luis travels from Barcelona to bury the remains of his mother in the vault of his family in Segovia, he is lodged by his aunt Pilar in her old house where he ... See full summary »

Director: Carlos Saura | Stars: José Luis López Vázquez, Lina Canalejas, Fernando Delgado, María Clara Fernández de Loaysa

Votes: 612

33. La vaquilla (1985)

122 min | Comedy, War

7.6
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A platoon of mismatched republican soldiers cross the front-line to steal the bull that the enemy is going to fight on the saint patron date of the village. In addition to ruining the ... See full summary »

Director: Luis García Berlanga | Stars: Alfredo Landa, Guillermo Montesinos, Santiago Ramos, José Sacristán

Votes: 1,121

34. The Man with the Balloons (1968)

85 min | Comedy

7.2
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Mario is a Milan industrialist who is constantly testing balloons to see how much air one can take before busting.

Director: Marco Ferreri | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Catherine Spaak, Ugo Tognazzi, William Berger

Votes: 150

35. In Praise of Older Women (1997)

105 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.6
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In the turmoil of the Spanish Civil War, a young man comes of age sexually, through a string of relationships with a wide range of mature, older women.

Director: Manuel Lombardero | Stars: Juan Diego Botto, Miguel Ángel García, Faye Dunaway, Carme Elias

Votes: 255

36. The Ape Woman (1964)

92 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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A modest Neapolitan man meets a young woman with excessive hairiness. He exhibits her at fairs and marries her.It is after marriage that he receives a tempting offer from a French manager.

Director: Marco Ferreri | Stars: Ugo Tognazzi, Annie Girardot, Achille Majeroni, Filippo Pompa Marcelli

Votes: 446

37. Her Harem (1967)

96 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.7
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A seductive woman pushes three men to the limits toying with their sexual desires and male pride.

Director: Marco Ferreri | Stars: Carroll Baker, Gastone Moschin, Renato Salvatori, Michel Le Royer

Votes: 198

38. El cochecito (1960)

85 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Seventy-something Don Anselmo, a retired minister, becomes obsessed with owning a motorized wheelchair and fakes infirmity to get it.

Director: Marco Ferreri | Stars: José Isbert, Pedro Porcel, José Luis López Vázquez, María Luisa Ponte

Votes: 692

39. Corazón de... (1997– )

30 min

4.8
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Stars: Anne Igartiburu, Alejandra Navas, Carolina Casado, Jose Toledo

Votes: 99

40. Chechu y familia (1992)

81 min | Comedy

5.3
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Chechu is a 13 year old boy who lives surrounded by peculiar people: his grandfather, his uncle, and two maids. He falls in love with one of them.

Director: Álvaro Sáenz de Heredia | Stars: Fernando Fernán Gómez, César Lucendo, Neus Asensi, Amparo Moreno

Votes: 91

41. Tarot (1973)

91 min | Thriller

5.7
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A beautiful young woman marries a blind old man for his money. She carries on an affair with her husband's valet, but soon finds herself in the middle of a murder-for-money plot involving the household servants.

Director: José María Forqué | Stars: Sue Lyon, Fernando Rey, Gloria Grahame, Christian Hay

Votes: 59

42. The Conjugal Bed (1963)

85 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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A 40 years old man, Alfonso, finally succeeds to marry a virgin, educate, beautiful and very catholic woman. But soon she, Regina, starts stressing him because she wants to be pregnant. ... See full summary »

Director: Marco Ferreri | Stars: Ugo Tognazzi, Marina Vlady, Walter Giller, Linda Sini

Votes: 345

43. La corte de Faraón (1985)

98 min | Comedy, Musical

6.5
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In the early Spanish Civil Post-war, in Madrid, during the most hard times of the Franco dictatorship, a group of second-rate players try to get out of their wretched lives taking advantage... See full summary »

Director: José Luis García Sánchez | Stars: Ana Belén, Fernando Fernán Gómez, Antonio Banderas, Josema Yuste

Votes: 313

44. 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 »

Director: Luis García Berlanga | Stars: Michel Piccoli, Valentine Tessier, Rada Rassimov, Lucienne Hamon

Votes: 218

45. The Little Apartment (1959)

87 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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Rodolfo and Petrita each live in separate quarters in dilapidated Madrid, while looking to have a little apartment (or "pisito", in Spanish dialect). Unfortunately their low salaries ... See full summary »

Directors: Marco Ferreri, Isidoro M. Ferry | Stars: Mary Carrillo, José Luis López Vázquez, Concha López Silva, Ángel Álvarez

Votes: 559

46. The Garden of Delights (1970)

95 min | Drama

6.8
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The greedy relatives of an amnesic and paralytic 45 years old millionaire try him to recover his memory by any means.

Director: Carlos Saura | Stars: José Luis López Vázquez, Luchy Soto, Francisco Pierrá, Charo Soriano

Votes: 352

47. Un omicidio perfetto a termine di legge (1971)

90 min | Crime, Horror, Thriller

5.5
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A speed-boat racer suffers amnesia after an boating accident and goes to his isolated villa to recuperate. The relationship with his wife is troubled so he starts an affair (sort of) with ... See full summary »

Director: Tonino Ricci | Stars: Philippe Leroy, Elga Andersen, Ivan Rassimov, Rosanna Yanni

Votes: 69

48. La cera virgen (1972)

102 min | Musical, Comedy

5.6
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María works in a hostess bar in Madrid because, forced by the Puritans of her little village, she had to leave accused of public scandal just for having kissed her boyfriend. María, ... See full summary »

Director: José María Forqué | Stars: Carmen Sevilla, José Luis López Vázquez, Vera Sanders, Maribel Martín

Votes: 26

49. Ya bon les blancs (1988)

95 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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The humanitarian aid expedition "Angeles Azules" (Blue Angels), comprising twelve Europeans and six trucks loaded with provisions to alleviate hunger in Sub-Saharan Africa, advances across ... See full summary »

Director: Marco Ferreri | Stars: Maruschka Detmers, Michele Placido, Juan Diego, Evelyne Pieiller

Votes: 128

50. Three Fables of Love (1962)

76 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.1
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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.

Directors: Alessandro Blasetti, Hervé Bromberger, René Clair, Luis García Berlanga | Stars: Leslie Caron, Charles Aznavour, Raymond Bussières, Michel Serrault

Votes: 49