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1. Romeo + Juliet (1996)

PG-13 | 120 min | Drama, Romance

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60 Metascore

Shakespeare's famous play is updated to the hip modern suburb of Verona still retaining its original dialogue.

Writers: William Shakespeare, Craig Pearce, Baz Luhrmann | Director: Baz Luhrmann | Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Claire Danes, John Leguizamo, Harold Perrineau

2. Volver (I) (2006)

R | 121 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.6
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84 Metascore

After her death, a mother returns to her home town in order to fix the situations she couldn't resolve during her life.

Writer: Pedro Almodóvar | Director: Pedro Almodóvar | Stars: Penélope Cruz, Carmen Maura, Lola Dueñas, Blanca Portillo

3. Before Night Falls (2000)

R | 133 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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85 Metascore

Episodic look at the life of Cuban poet and novelist, Reinaldo Arenas (1943-1990), from his childhood in Oriente province to his death in New York City. He joins Castro's rebels. By 1964, ... See full summary »

Writers: Cunningham O'Keefe, Lázaro Gómez Carriles, Julian Schnabel, Reynaldo Arenas, Jana Bokova | Director: Julian Schnabel | Stars: Javier Bardem, Johnny Depp, Olatz López Garmendia, Giovanni Florido

4. El Narco (2010)

NC-17 | 145 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

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Benjamin Garcia, Benny, is deported from the United States. Back home and against a bleak picture, Benny gets involved in the narco business, in which has for the first time in his life, an... See full summary »

Writers: Luis Estrada, Jaime Sampietro | Director: Luis Estrada | Stars: Damián Alcázar, Joaquín Cosio, Ernesto Gómez Cruz, María Rojo

5. For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada (2012)

R | 145 min | Drama, History, War

6.6
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35 Metascore

A chronicle of the Cristeros War (1926-1929); a war by the people of Mexico against the atheistic Mexican government.

Writer: Michael Love | Director: Dean Wright | Stars: Andy Garcia, Oscar Isaac, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Santiago Cabrera

6. In the Time of the Butterflies (2001 TV Movie)

PG-13 | 95 min | Crime, Drama, History

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In the Time of the Butterflies is inspired by the true story of the three Mirabal sisters who, in 1960, were murdered for their part in an underground plot to overthrow the government.

Writers: Julia Álvarez, Judy Klass, David Klass | Director: Mariano Barroso | Stars: Salma Hayek, Lumi Cavazos, Edward James Olmos, Mía Maestro

7. No eres tú, soy yo (2010)

PG-13 | Comedy, Romance

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Javier is crushed after his new bride leaves him. When his psychiatrist has no answers, he turns to the arms of his ex-girlfriends.

Writers: Alejandro Springall, Luis Aura, Juan Taratuto, Cecilia Dopazo | Director: Alejandro Springall | Stars: Eugenio Derbez, Martina García, Alejandra Barros, Juan Ríos

8. The Girl (I) (2012)

PG-13 | 95 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.2
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52 Metascore

A young Texan mother who loses her child to foster care begins smuggling Mexicans across the border.

Writer: David Riker | Director: David Riker | Stars: Abbie Cornish, Geoffrey Rivas, Austin West, Annalee Jefferies

9. A Matador's Mistress (2008)

92 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

5.6
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The film starts in the trip from Sevilla to Linares, where Manolete stops in Córdoba to see his mother. He will be remembering some passages of his life.

Writer: Menno Meyjes | Director: Menno Meyjes | Stars: Adrien Brody, Penélope Cruz, Santiago Segura, Juan Echanove

10. Dance with the Devil (1997)

R | 126 min | Action, Crime, Horror

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A psychotic criminal couple kidnaps a random teenage couple. The woman rapes the male captive, and lets him watch his lover being raped by the man. They then plan to sacrifice the couple.

Writers: Barry Gifford, David Trueba, Álex de la Iglesia, Jorge Guerricaechevarría | Director: Álex de la Iglesia | Stars: Rosie Perez, Javier Bardem, Harley Cross, Aimee Graham

11. Herod's Law (1999)

R | 120 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

8.1
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64 Metascore

Mexico, 1949. The fable of a janitor turned Mayor on a little town lost in the Mexican desert, who gradually realizes how far his new acquainted power and corruption can get him.

Writers: Luis Estrada, Vicente Leñero, Fernando Javier León Rodríguez, Jaime Sampietro | Director: Luis Estrada | Stars: Damián Alcázar, Pedro Armendáriz Jr., Delia Casanova, Juan Carlos Colombo

12. Tear This Heart Out (2008)

R | 107 min | Drama

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Writers: Ángeles Mastretta, Roberto Sneider | Director: Roberto Sneider | Stars: Ana Claudia Talancón, Daniel Giménez Cacho, José María de Tavira, Mariana Peñalva

13. Solo quiero caminar (2008)

129 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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Four women plan a dangerous strike against a band of Mexican drug traffickers. Motivated by revenge, this action could change their luck forever. The cast: power, lust and money.

Writer: Agustín Díaz Yanes | Director: Agustín Díaz Yanes | Stars: Diego Luna, Victoria Abril, Ariadna Gil, Pilar López de Ayala

14. Men with Guns (II) (1997)

R | 127 min | Drama

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Humberto Fuentes is a wealthy doctor whose wife has recently died. In spite of the advice of his children, he takes a trip to visit his former students who now work in impoverished villages... See full summary »

Writer: John Sayles | Director: John Sayles | Stars: Federico Luppi, Damián Delgado, Dan Rivera González, Tania Cruz

15. Cero y van 4 (2004)

R | 92 min | Crime, Comedy

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Four stories... one city. A dark comedy about crime in the big city: EL TORZON - two friends are smoking grass in their car, when they're caught by a corrupt Judicial Police Officer; VIDA ... See full summary »

Writer: Antonio Armonia | Directors: Carlos Carrera, Alejandro Gamboa, Fernando Sariñana, Antonio Serrano | Stars: Guillermo Iván, Juan Pablo Medina, René Campero, José Manuel Poncelis

16. Soldiers of Salamina (2003)

119 min | Drama

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When the professor and writer Lola Sánchez is assigned to write a column in the newspaper about the Spanish Civil War, she researches and finds for the first time about the shooting of ... See full summary »

Writers: Javier Cercas, David Trueba | Director: David Trueba | Stars: Ariadna Gil, Ramon Fontserè, Joan Dalmau, María Botto

17. The Feast of the Goat (2005)

132 min | Drama

6.4
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Urania Cabral returns to Santo Domingo, after several years, and remembers her and her family's relationship to Rafael Trujillo, the Dominican dictator, as well as the events surrounding his assassination.

Writers: Luis Llosa, Augusto Cabada, Zachary Sklar, Mario Vargas Llosa | Director: Luis Llosa | Stars: Tomas Milian, Isabella Rossellini, Paul Freeman, Juan Diego Botto

18. Un mundo maravilloso (2006)

118 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

7.0
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A fairy tale about the political and socioeconomic realities of Mexico.

Writers: Luis Estrada, Jaime Sampietro | Director: Luis Estrada | Stars: Damián Alcázar, Antonio Serrano, Cecilia Suárez, Ernesto Gómez Cruz

19. Santitos (1999)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Drama

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68 Metascore

When St. Jude appears to her to tell her that her daughter is still alive, Esperanza goes on a search to find her daughter.

Writer: María Amparo Escandón | Director: Alejandro Springall | Stars: Dolores Heredia, Demian Bichir, Alberto Estrella, Pedro Altamirano

20. Rosario Tijeras (2005)

R | 126 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

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Medellín, 1989. Antonio brings Rosario to the hospital; she's shot, bleeding badly. Flashbacks, mixed with Antonio's wait at the hospital during her surgery, tell the story: Antonio and ... See full summary »

Writers: Marcelo Figueras, Jorge Franco Ramos | Director: Emilio Maillé | Stars: Flora Martínez, Unax Ugalde, Manolo Cardona, Rodrigo Oviedo

21. The Shanghai Spell (2002)

119 min | Drama, Mystery

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A fourteen year old lad discovers his first love at the point of his pencil whilst drawing the portrait of a sickly but coquettish fifteen year old girl. In the neighbourhood an old ... See full summary »

Writers: Juan Marsé, Fernando Trueba | Director: Fernando Trueba | Stars: Fernando Tielve, Aida Folch, Ariadna Gil, Fernando Fernán Gómez

22. Otilia Rauda (2001)

110 min | Drama

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Otilia is a sensual young girl with an ideal body whose face is marred by an enormous mole. As a result, Otilia grows up friendless, except for the companionship of Melquiades, a young man ... See full summary »

Writers: Sergio Galindo, Jorge Goldenberg, Dana Rotberg | Director: Dana Rotberg | Stars: Gabriela Canudas, Álvaro Guerrero, Ana Ofelia Murguía, Carlos Torrestorija

23. El jardín del Edén (1994)

104 min | Drama

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Looking for a better destiny for their lives, a group of people arrives to Tijuana, in the Mexico-USA borderline. A widow and her children, a chicano woman without a firm identity, a "... See full summary »

Writers: Beatriz Novaro, María Novaro | Director: María Novaro | Stars: Renée Coleman, Bruno Bichir, Gabriela Roel, Jerónimo Berruecos

25. Morena (1995)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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Writer: Jorge Ramírez Suárez | Director: Jorge Ramírez Suárez | Stars: Humberto Zurita, Lorena Rojas, Cynthia Klithbo, Héctor Soberón

26. La otra conquista (1998)

R | 105 min | Drama, History

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It is May 1520 in the vast Aztec Empire one year after the Spanish Conqueror Hernán Cortés' arrival in Mexico. "The Other Conquest" opens with the infamous massacre of the Aztecs at the ... See full summary »

Writer: Salvador Carrasco | Director: Salvador Carrasco | Stars: Damián Delgado, José Carlos Rodríguez, Elpidia Carrillo, Iñaki Aierra

27. Life Kills (2002)

92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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A couple has to deal with its own problems, while living in a city like Mexico City, where everything seems chaotic.

Writer: Juan Villoro | Director: Nicolás Echevarría | Stars: Daniel Giménez Cacho, Susana Zabaleta, Luis Felipe Tovar, Alejandra Gollas

28. Chalán (2012 TV Movie)

60 min | Drama

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Writer: Edgar San Juan | Director: Jorge Michel Grau | Stars: Noé Hernández, Marco Antonio Argueta, Ari Brickman, Luis Cárdenas

29. Soy mi madre (2008)

28 min | Short, Drama

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Writers: Graham Clayton-Chance, Phil Collins, P. David Ebersole, Todd Hughes | Director: Phil Collins | Stars: Verónica Langer, Sonia Couoh, Miriam Calderón, Gina Morett

30. Brisa de Navidad (1999)

30 min | Documentary, Short

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Writers: Sabina Berman, Antonio Skármeta | Director: Carlos Carrera | Stars: Damián Alcázar, Ernesto Gómez Cruz, Luis Fernando Peña, Arcelia Ramírez