Watched: Spanish Films

A list of all the Spanish movies I have watched. They include movies from all Spanish speaking countries not just Spain and Mexico
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1.
Under the Salt (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A series of murders leads commander TRUJILLO to Santa Rosa de la Sal a town close to a salt mine, where he meets VÍCTOR ZEPEDA... (112 mins.)
Director: Mario Muñoz
“ A little bit slow but neat kind of film ” - Darii
 
2.
Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
In the falangist Spain of 1944, the bookish young stepdaughter of a sadistic army officer escapes into an eerie but captivating fantasy world. (118 mins.)
“ Awesome ” - Darii
 
3.
Y Tu Mamá También (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
In Mexico, two teenage boys and an attractive older woman embark on a road trip and learn a thing or two about life, friendship, sex, and each other. (106 mins.)
Director: Alfonso Cuarón
 
4.
The Orphanage (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A woman brings her family back to her childhood home, which used to be an orphanage for handicapped children. Before long, her son starts to communicate with an invisible new friend. (105 mins.)
Director: J.A. Bayona
 
5.
The Secret in Their Eyes (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A retired legal counselor writes a novel hoping to find closure for one of his past unresolved homicide cases and for his unreciprocated love with his superior - both of which still haunt him decades later. (129 mins.)
 
6.
All About My Mother (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Young Esteban wants to become a writer and also to discover the identity of his father, carefully concealed by his mother Manuela. (101 mins.)
 
7.
Don't Tempt Me (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Two angels, one from the heaven and one from the hell, come to earth to save the soul of a boxer. (112 mins.)
 
8.
Volver (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
After her death, a mother returns to her home town in order to fix the situations she couldn't resolve during her life. (121 mins.)
 
9.
Thesis (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
While doing a thesis about violence, Ángela finds a snuff video where a girl is tortured until death. Soon she discovers that the girl was a former student in her faculty... (125 mins.)
“ Spain. Awesome. Watched it many times. If this movie was made today it would have been an instant hit. ” - Darii
 
10.
Bad Education (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
An examination on the effect of Franco-era religious schooling and sexual abuse on the lives of two longtime friends. (106 mins.)
 
11.
Cell 211 (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
The story of two men on different sides of a prison riot -- the inmate leading the rebellion and the young guard trapped in the revolt, who poses as a prisoner in a desperate attempt to survive the ordeal. (113 mins.)
Director: Daniel Monzón
“ Spain. Amazingly good story and acting. ” - Darii
 
12.
Backyard (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The true story of the border town of Juarez, Mexico where since the mid-1990s thousands of women have gone missing or turned up as sun-burnt corpses in the desert. Can new police captain Blanca Bravo stop the savagery? (122 mins.)
Director: Carlos Carrera
“ Mexico. Sad but insightful ” - Darii
 
13.
Shiver (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Santi, a young high-school student with a serious physical reaction to sunlight, is forced by his health to move with his single mother to a shadowy... (95 mins.)
Director: Isidro Ortiz
“ Good acting and plot. Not your average horror flick. ” - Darii
 
14.
Chef's Special (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Javier Cámara (Talk to Her) stars as Chef Maxi, a culinary genius/drama queen with too much on his plate. (111 mins.)
“ Cute and funny. ” - Darii
 
15.
Plan B (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
After girlfriend Laura dumps him for another man, Bruno plots to come between the new lovers. But his plan takes an unexpected turn, causing Bruno to question his own sexuality. (103 mins.)
Director: Marco Berger
“ Argentina. Slow paced. Great ending. ” - Darii
 
16.
Cronicas (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A suspense thriller about a reporter from Miami who travels to Ecuador in pursuit of a serial killer known as the "Monster of Babahoyo." (108 mins.)
“ A Decent watch ” - Darii
 
17.
Boystown (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
In BOYSTOWN (Chuecatown), Victor (Pablo Puyol of 20 Centimeters) is a real estate agent in the quickly gentrifying neighborhood of Chueca in Madrid... (101 mins.)
Director: Juan Flahn
“ Spain. Pretty funny, enjoyable. ” - Darii
 
18.
Glue (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
"A teenage summer in a small town in the desert, a dysfunctional family, a rock band, a can full of glue... (110 mins.)
“ Argentina. Slow paced. I liked how the movie was filmed and the scenery. Likable characters. ” - Darii
 
19.
Undertow (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
An unusual ghost story set on the Peruvian seaside; a married fisherman struggles to reconcile his devotion to his male lover within his town's rigid traditions. (97 mins.)
“ Peru. ” - Darii
 
20.
The Machinist (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
An industrial worker who hasn't slept in a year begins to doubt his own sanity. (101 mins.)
Director: Brad Anderson
“ English language Spanish film; Wasn't sure where to put this one at. ” - Darii
 
21.
Duck Season (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Flama and Moko are fourteen years old; they have been best friends since they were kids. They have everything... (90 mins.)
“ slow and kinda boring. Not for those who don't like "art" films. ” - Darii
 
22.
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
 
23.
Sin Nombre (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A Honduran young girl and a Mexican gangster are united in a journey across the American border. (96 mins.)
“ GREAT! I put off watching this b/c the netflix summary made it seem boring but it was the totally opposite. A little of drama, adventure, and romance. ” - Darii
 
24.
Burnt Money (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Nene & Angel and their accomplice Cuervo participate in a botched bank robbery in 1965 Buenos Aires, then hide out from the police in Uruguay while the gang breaks down. (125 mins.)
 
25.
Captive (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Cristina's life is thrown into turmoil when she is suddenly escorted from her strict Catholic school... (115 mins.)
Director: Gaston Biraben
 
26.
Princesas (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Friendship and love in the world of prostitution in Spain. (113 mins.)
 
27.
The Hidden Face (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A Spanish orchestra conductor deals with the mysterious disappearance of his girlfriend. (97 mins.)
Director: Andi Baiz
“ Great mystery and thriller. Ending should have been better. ” - Darii
 
28.
The Skin I Live In (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A brilliant plastic surgeon, haunted by past tragedies, creates a type of synthetic skin that withstands any kind of damage. His guinea pig: a mysterious and volatile woman who holds the key to his obsession. (120 mins.)
 
29.
Julia's Eyes (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
The story of a woman who is slowly losing her sight whilst trying to investigate the mysterious death of her twin sister. (118 mins.)
Director: Guillem Morales
 
30.
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.)
 
31.
La soga (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A cop works against his country's corrupt government in order to find justice on a case. (102 mins.)
Director: Josh Crook
 
32.
Miss Bala (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
After entering a beauty contest in Tijuana, a young woman witnesses drug-related murders and is forced to do the gang's bidding. (113 mins.)
Director: Gerardo Naranjo
 
33.
Angels of Sex (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
The established relationship between university student Bruno and aspiring photographer Carla is thrown into turmoil when Bruno feels drawn to sexy karate instructor/break dancer Rai. Complications ensue. (105 mins.)
 
34.
Carancho (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
In Argentina over 8,000 people die in traffic accidents every year. Behind each of these tragedies is... (107 mins.)
Director: Pablo Trapero
 
35.
Sleep Tight (2011)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
You wake day after day to the comfort and security of your home. But how safe is it really? (102 mins.)
 
36.
Te presento a Laura (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Young lady that goes by multiple names pursues ways of relieving her guilt from her dark past. (90 mins.)
Director: Fez Noriega
 
37.
Broken Embraces (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Harry Caine, a blind writer, reaches this moment in time when he has to heal his wounds from 14 years back. He was then still known by his real name, Mateo Blanco, and directing his last movie. (127 mins.)
 
38.
Timecrimes (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A man accidentally gets into a time machine and travels back in time nearly an hour. Finding himself will be the first of a series of disasters of unforeseeable consequences. (92 mins.)
Director: Nacho Vigalondo
 
39.
We Are What We Are (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
When the patriarch of the family passes away, the teenage children must take responsibility for the family chores: the preparation of the rituals... (90 mins.)