08.4 Latin Treasures

Just a few samples of the wonderful cinema from places like Dominican Rep., Uruguay, Colombia, Puerto Rico, Spain, Venezuela, Cuba, Brazil, Mexico, Chile, Panama, Argentina, Bolivia and Latin USA.
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1.
Mastropiero que nunca (1977 Video)
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(100 mins.)
 
3.
Mafalda (1982)
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Argentine's answer to Peanuts and Charlie Brown is Mafalda. This episodic movie is compiled of several TV shorts based on the comic of the same name about young Mafalda and her friends, who deal with the world in their own way. (82 mins.)
 
4.
Valentin (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
An 8-year-old boy, raised by his grandmother, is surrounded by problems in his family he finds only himself capable of solving. (86 mins.)
 
5.
La edad del sol (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  
(95 mins.)
Director: Ariel Piluso
 
6.
Every Stewardess Goes to Heaven (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
(93 mins.)
Director: Daniel Burman
 
7.
Felicidades (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
(100 mins.)
Director: Lucho Bender
 
8.
Nuts for Love (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
(103 mins.)
Director: Alberto Lecchi
 
9.
Nine Queens (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Two con artists try to swindle a stamp collector by selling him a sheet of counterfeit rare stamps (the "nine queens"). (114 mins.)
 
10.
Seawards Journey (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A group of men travel across Uruguay to watch the sea. (78 mins.)
 
11.
The Pope's Toilet (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A small South American village is in a flurry over the Pope's 1988 visit. (90 mins.)
 
12.
I Don't Owe 100 Times (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A middle class family needs to find thr man who got the daughter with child and make him marry her. (91 mins.)
Director: Alejandro Doria
 
13.
Waiting for the Hearse (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Each member of this family tries to endorse someone else to care for the old Mother. (94 mins.)
Director: Alejandro Doria
 
14.
Evita (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
The hit musical based on the life of Evita Duarte, a B-picture Argentinian actress who eventually became the wife of Argentinian president Juan Perón, and the most beloved and hated woman in Argentina. (135 mins.)
Director: Alan Parker
 
15.
Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
An unbalanced but alluring former mental patient takes a porn star prisoner in the hopes of convincing her to marry him. (101 mins.)
 
16.
The Mambo Kings (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Musician brothers Cesar and Nestor leave Cuba for America in the 1950s, hoping to hit the top of the Latin music scene... (104 mins.)
Director: Arne Glimcher
 
17.
Guantanamera (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
It is a satire about life in Cuba. The members of a funeral procession and some truckdrivers who have... (105 mins.)
 
18.
The Waiting List (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A desperate group of people wait at a rundown Cuban transit station for the next bus to arrive. The problem is... (105 mins.)
 
19.
By My Side Again (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
When three estranged sisters, Gloria, Ana and Lidia, meet up again on the death of their mother, Adela... (97 mins.)
 
20.
Un rey en La Habana (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Mr. Arturo, an old rich Spanishman who arrives to Havana to marry Yoli, dies suddenly in bed. Yoli's family... (102 mins.)
Director: Alexis Valdés
 
21.
Spanglish (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A woman and her daughter emigrate from Mexico for a better life in America, where they start working for a family where the patriarch is a newly celebrated chef with an insecure wife. (131 mins.)
Director: James L. Brooks
 
22.
Our Family Wedding (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
The weeks leading up to a young couple's wedding are comic and stressful, especially as their respective fathers try to lay their long standing feud to rest. (103 mins.)
Director: Rick Famuyiwa
 
23.
A Walk in the Clouds (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A married soldier returning from WW2 poses as a pregnant woman's husband to save her from her father's anger and honor. (102 mins.)
Director: Alfonso Arau
 
24.
Love in the Time of Cholera (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Florentino, rejected by the beautiful Fermina at a young age, devotes much of his adult life to carnal affairs as a desperate attempt to heal his broken heart. (139 mins.)
Director: Mike Newell
 
25.
Mi abuelo, mi papá y yo (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
This movie tells about three different kinds of love: teenage love, marriage love, and mature love, each one represented by three men: Óscar... (95 mins.)
 
26.
Looking for Miguel (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Miguel is a young politician who comes from a wealthy family. He has seen the world from a privileged position and made a brilliant career... (107 mins.)
Director: Juan Fischer
 
27.
La pena máxima (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A Colombian man's obsession with an international soccer match between his country and Argentina makes him commit the worst decisions of his life. (80 mins.)
Director: Jorge Echeverry
 
28.
Goal! The Dream Begins (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
The extremely talented Santiago Munez is given a chance at professional football, after being spotted by a scout who has ties with Newcastle United. (118 mins.)
Director: Danny Cannon
 
29.
Goal II: Living the Dream (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
When Newcastle United soccer star Santiago Munez is offered a spot with Real Madrid, he accepts, but the move - accompanied by big money and fame - tests his ties and loyalties to family, friends and business acquaintances. (115 mins.)
 
30.
Goal! III (2009 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  
The heroes compete on the greatest stage of all, the FIFA World Cup Finals. (96 mins.)
Director: Andrew Morahan
 
31.
The Colors of the Mountain (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Manuel, 9, has an old ball with which he plays football every day in the countryside. He dreams of becoming a great goalkeeper... (90 mins.)
 
32.
The Black Pimpernel (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
The story about Swedish ambassador in Chile - Harald Edelstam - and his heroic actions to protect the innocent people from the execution during and after the military coup on September 11th 1973. We travel with Edelstam during the terrible moments just after the coup and follows his never-ending fight for human rights, law and order. What drove him? And what price did he end up paying for his total commitment? Haunted by his own demons the we experiences on close hand how a womanizer desperately searches to find love again, a task only doable, if he can fight his own past and redeem himself. After saving hundreds - maybe even thousands - he is challenged once more, this time to save his newfound love from the death penalty issued by the regime. Another impossible task and a desperate chase against time. Based on a true story about a man, that did, what all of us only dreams of. (95 mins.)
 
33.
The 33 (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Based on the real-life event, when a gold and copper mine collapses, it traps 33 miners underground for 69 days. (127 mins.)
Director: Patricia Riggen
 
34.
El cielo en tu mirada (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A young man embarks on a mission against time and reality on the search for destiny and true love.
 
35.
Panamá: The Country that United the World (2014 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
This is the story of the human struggle behind the greatest work of engineering in recent centuries... (90 mins.)
Director: Jesus Braceras
 
36.
Chance (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
This hilarious comedy tells the story of Toña and Paquita, the housekeepers for the aristocratic González-Dubois family... (91 mins.)
Director: Abner Benaim
 
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38.
Bella (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A chef with a mysterious past spends the day with a waitress who needs a friend. (91 mins.)
 
39.
Chasing Papi (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
The successful and handsome wolf executive of the cosmetic industry Thomas Fuentes has three sexy Latin girlfriends: in Miami... (80 mins.)
Director: Linda Mendoza
 
40.
Ladies' Night (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Romantic Comedy about two girls who find love in the most unexpected places in modern-day Mexico City. (89 mins.)
 
41.
En la cama (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Can strangers connect? Can casual sex become something else? In Santiago, Daniela and Bruno, both about 30... (85 mins.)
Director: Matías Bize
 
42.
El Limpiapiscinas (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  
Gustavo Ortíz is a university student from a comfortable, middle class family who is forced to spend... (92 mins.)
 
43.
Que pena tu vida (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Javier wants to forget his ex. But it's impossible when she's always online. Getting drunk and partying it's the only solution. Or not? (94 mins.)
Director: Nicolás López
 
44.
Que pena tu boda (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Über-hot Chilean director Nicolás López is back with Fuck My Wedding, an engaging sequel to last year's Fuck My Life...
Director: Nicolás López
 
45.
Negocios son negocios (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
A simple man, silly but good hearted, is mistaken as the new manager of a big and important Bank. Since that happens... (94 mins.)
 
46.
Playball (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
A promising MLB player is forced to return to his country after being found to be using steroids, and the only option he gets to rebuild his life is joining a team of losers in the Dominican league.
 
47.
Sanky Panky (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Genaro gets a job at a resort in hopes of marrying an American woman and moving to New York in search of a better life. He meets a tourist called Martha and everything seems going according to plan, until her boyfriend shows up. (110 mins.)
 
48.
Lotoman (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Modesto & Manuel are brothers that get their lives changed by wining the lottery. The new life walk...
Director: Archie Lopez
 
49.
Cristiano de la secreta (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Eddie lives a double life, he is Christian in the temple and aspiring ¨bad boy¨outside. He wants to be like somebody else...
Director: Archie Lopez
 
50.
Tortilla Soup (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A Mexican-American master chef and father to three daughters has lost his taste for food but not for life. (102 mins.)
Director: Maria Ripoll
 
51.
Woman on Top (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Brazilian chef Isabella Oliveira moves to San Francisco when her husband, frustrated by her motion sickness, cheats on her. (92 mins.)
Director: Fina Torres
 
52.
Possible Loves (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Fifteen year ago, Carlos went to the cinema to meet Júlia, his university colleague with whom he was in love... (98 mins.)
Director: Sandra Werneck
 
53.
If I Were You (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
The publicist Claudio and the housewife and choral teacher Helena have been married for many years,... (108 mins.)
Director: Daniel Filho
 
54.
Till Luck Do Us Part (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
They are a material couple. When their finances broke, he needs to economize without she realize, but is not too easy. (104 mins.)
 
55.
Me You Them (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A true story that comically depicts the relationship between an ordinary woman and her three husbands, who live in the same house in a poor and arid small village of the Brazilian northeast. (104 mins.)
 
56.
Red Carpet (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Quinzinho (Matheus Nachtergaele) has a promise to keep: take your child, Neco (Vinicius Miranda), to the city to watch a movie Mazzaropi... (100 mins.)
 
57.
God Is Brazilian (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
God is getting tired. So he looks for a saint to take his place for a while. (110 mins.)
Director: Carlos Diegues
 
58.
Ladrón que roba a ladrón (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Two former thieves reunite to rob the biggest thief they know -- Moctesuma Valdez, a TV infomercial guru who's made millions selling worthless health products to poor Latino immigrants. When none of their affiliates want to go undercover as day laborers to pull off the heist, the two men turn to the real thing for help. (98 mins.)
Director: Joe Menendez
 
59.
Ladrones (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
Legendary thief Alejandro Toledo return to his roots with a new partner to reclaim land stolen from a hard working community by a ruthless family of crooks. (97 mins.)
Director: Joe Menendez
 
60.
Compadres (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  
As former cop Garza seeks revenge on Santos, the crime lord who framed him, he forms an unlikely team with a young hacker who successfully stole $10 million from Santos. (101 mins.)
Director: Enrique Begne
 
61.
No Manches Frida (2016)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
NO MANCHES FRIDA is the story of Zequi, a recently released bank robber who goes to recover stolen money... (100 mins.)
 
62.
Pulling Strings (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
After a night of drinking, Rachel, a diplomat working in Mexico City finds her world turned upside down after she's saved by Alejandro, a Mariachi singer whose visa was rejected the day before - by Rachel. (111 mins.)
Director: Pitipol Ybarra
 
63.
Regresa (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
When her husband Ernesto throws himself into work and refuses to start a family, Maria begins to think... (99 mins.)
 
64.
A la mala (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
When aspiring actress Maria Laura's best friend begs her to flirt with her boyfriend to test his fidelity... (99 mins.)
 
65.
Qué le dijiste a Dios? (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  
Unforgettable songs by Mexico's beloved Juan Gabriel highlight this irresistible musical comedy about two housekeepers who risk it all for love. (88 mins.)
Director: Teresa Suarez
 
66.
Cristela (2014 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
In her sixth year of law school, Cristela is finally on the brink of landing her first big (unpaid) internship at a prestigious law firm... (30 mins.)
 
67.
George Lopez (2002 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Comedian George Lopez stars as a Los Angeles manufacturing plant manager attempting to deal with his wacky family along with other random mishaps. (30 mins.)
 
68.
Rob (2012 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Centers on solitary guy, Rob, who marries into a huge Mexican-American family. (30 mins.)
 
69.
Instructions Not Included (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A man who has made a new life for himself and the daughter left on his doorstep 6 years ago finds his family threatened when the birth mother resurfaces. (115 mins.)
Director: Eugenio Derbez
 
70.
How to Be a Latin Lover (2017)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Finding himself dumped after 25 years of marriage, a man who made a career of seducing rich older women must move in with his estranged sister, where he begins to learn the value of family. (115 mins.)
Director: Ken Marino
 
71.
No eres tú, soy yo (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Javier is crushed after his new bride leaves him. When his psychiatrist has no answers, he turns to the arms of his ex-girlfriends. (101 mins.)
 
72.
Under the Same Moon (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A young Mexican boy travels to the U.S. to find his mother after his grandmother passes away. (106 mins.)
Director: Patricia Riggen
 
73.
XHDRbZ (2002 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A Mexican comedy show where they are each about different topics about real-world things but parodised. (30 mins.)
Director: Alfredo Widman
 
74.
La familia P. Luche (2002 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Follows a dysfunctional family in Mexico.
 
75.
¿Qué nos pasa? (1985 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Director: Héctor Suárez
 
76.
Mi secretaria (1975 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
(30 mins.)
 
77.
Tres generaciones (1989 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
 
79.
Papá soltero (1987 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
(30 mins.)
 
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81.
Otro rollo con: Adal Ramones (1995 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
(180 mins.)
 
82.
Siempre en domingo (1970 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Weekly TV show showcasing many singers and artists from Mexico and around the world.
 
83.
Dónde quedó la bolita (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
The singing group ''Garibaldi'' go to Ixtapa. (101 mins.)
 
84.
Cambiando el destino (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
(90 mins.)
 
85.
Verano peligroso (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  
(90 mins.)
 
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87.
Suave patria (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
Two friends who wants to work as an actors get involved with a corrupt cop and an evil business man to complete an assignment. (92 mins.)
 
88.
La hora pico (2001 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
(30 mins.)
 
91.
Selena (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
The true story of Selena Quintanilla-Perez, a Texas-born Tejano singer who rose from cult status to performing at the Astrodome, as well as having chart topping albums on the Latin music charts. (127 mins.)
Director: Gregory Nava
 
92.
Bésame en la boca (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
(99 mins.)
Director: Abraham Cherem
 
93.
Pelo suelto (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
(100 mins.)
 
94.
Amor que mata (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  
Diego is a young musician who lives the terrible death of his uncle to AIDS. While in his deep depresion he meets Gabriela... (98 mins.)
 
95.
Inspiración (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
The story about a teen that falls in love and discovers his life is about to change. a film about wanting something and fighting to make it happen. (92 mins.)
 
96.
Mambo Café (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
A beautiful Puerto Rican girl and her family in Spanish harlem devise a novel plan to attract business to their restaurant, causing a wildly comic sequence of events ending in near disaster. (98 mins.)
Director: Reuben Gonzalez
 
97.
Thalia... La trayectoria (2004 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
(60 mins.)
 
98.
The Ricky Martin Video Collection (1999 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
(40 mins.)
 
99.
Shakira Oral Fixation Tour 2007 (2007 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
(83 mins.)
Director: Nick Wickham
Stars: Shakira
 
100.
Enrique Iglesias: Hero (2001 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
(5 mins.)
Director: Joseph Kahn