Basque Country in movies

-List of films set in the Basque Country or films that depict basque people
- Lista de películas ambientadas en el País Vasco o que muestren personajes vascos
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1.
Vacas (1992)
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Set in the Basque region, a story of the rivalry of two families, period 1870-1935 (96 mins.)
Director: Julio Medem
 
2.
The Basque Ball: Skin Against Stone (2003 Documentary)
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Documentary about the Basque nationalist movement in Spain. (110 mins.)
Director: Julio Medem
 
3.
The Backwoods (2006)
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An English couple's holiday in Spain is interrupted when they discover a girl imprisoned in a cabin. (97 mins.)
Director: Koldo Serra
 
4.
Airbag (1997)
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Mommy's boy Juantxo is engaged. Dragged to the party by his friends Konradin and Paco, he loses his... (124 mins.)
 
5.
Tasio (1984)
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The childhood, love adventures, and ordinary life of Tasio, a coal maker in rural Navarre. (95 mins.)
 
6.
Obaba (2005)
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A rural drama set in Obaba, a mythical region in northern Spain, where a young filmmaker struggled to capture the feel of the area, which in turn leads to a wealth of self-discovery. (100 mins.)
 
7.
Ander (2009)
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A love story between a Basque farmer and a Peruvian immigrant. (128 mins.)
Director: Roberto Castón
 
8.
Around the World with Orson Welles (1955 Mini-Series)
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In 1955, Orson Welles directed and hosted a mini series for British television. He leads us through... (26 mins.)
 
9.
La conquista de Albania (1984)
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King Carlos II of Navarre once (XIV century) sent his brother Don Luis de Beaumont to lead a military... (122 mins.)
Director: Alfonso Ungría
 
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Checkpoint Rock: Songs from Palestine (2009 Documentary)
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Come on an incredible journey through Palestine, guided by some of its best-known, most inspiring musicians... (73 mins.)
 
13.
Akelarre (1984)
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17th C.Navarre, Lord Fermin, helped by an inquisitor, has started a witch hunt. Villagers are arrested and tortured to extract 'confessions'. However, Fermin is using this horror to tarnish Unai, a farmer who opposes his rule of tyranny. (109 mins.)
Director: Pedro Olea
 
14.
Tierra madre (1968 Documentary)
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(103 mins.)
 
15.
27 horas (1986)
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(81 mins.)
 
16.
La muerte de Mikel (1984)
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Opening at the funeral mass for Mikel, we flashback to those that played a part in Mikel's life and death; his estranged wife... (90 mins.)
Director: Imanol Uribe
 
17.
Aupa Etxebeste! (2005)
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Patricio Etxebeste owns a beret-making factory. An important local figure, he is standing for mayor in the upcoming elections. What nobody knows is that he is completely ruined and can't even pay for his yearly holiday.
 
18.
Friend Zone (2009)
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For her, there have always been two kinds of guys: the ones you desire and the ones who buy you drinks... (80 mins.)
Director: Borja Cobeaga
 
19.
No controles (2010)
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(100 mins.)
Director: Borja Cobeaga
 
20.
One Too Many (2005 Short Film)
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After his wife leaves him, Joaquín brings his mother-in-law back home to look after him and his son. (16 mins.)
Director: Borja Cobeaga
 
21.
Bilbao (1978)
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A disturbed middle-aged man is obsessed by a dancer and prostitute and abducts her, with tragic consequences. (89 mins.)
Director: Bigas Luna
 
22.
Todos estamos invitados (2008)
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Spain. The Basque Country. Sometime in the 90s. Josu Jon, a young member of a terrorist organization... (80 mins.)
 
23.
Sombras en una batalla (1993)
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Ana is a former ETA member who lives in a village called Bermillo de Sayago, near the border with Portugal... (106 mins.)
Director: Mario Camus
 
24.
Días contados (1994)
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A member of the ETA terrorist organization belongs to a commando which is preparing an outrage in Madrid... (93 mins.)
Director: Imanol Uribe
 
25.
Arian's Journey (2000)
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(104 mins.)
Director: Eduard Bosch
 
26.
Zeru horiek (2006 TV Movie)
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(87 mins.)
Director: Aitzpea Goenaga
 
27.
Wolf (2004)
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Based on a true story. In the 70's, during the last stages of Franco's dictatorship, Txema, a basque construction worker... (125 mins.)
Director: Miguel Courtois
 
28.
GAL (2006)
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Based on actual events, two journalists investigate the Grupos Antiterroristas de Liberacion (GAL), Spain's government-funded hit squad who engaged in a conflict with the Basque terrorist organization Euskadi Ta Askatasuna (ETA) in the mid-1980s. (105 mins.)
Director: Miguel Courtois
 
29.
Yoyes (2000)
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(104 mins.)
Director: Helena Taberna
 
30.
Ogro (1979)
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As 1973 winds down, Franco is still governing Spain with an iron hand. Opposition parties are forbidden;... (115 mins.)
 
31.
Acción mutante (1993)
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In a future world ruled by good-looking people, a terrorist group of mutants led by Ramon Yarritu kidnap the daughter of Orujo... (90 mins.)
 
32.
Eutsi! (2007)
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33.
The World Is Not Enough (1999)
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James Bond uncovers a nuclear plot when he protects an oil heiress from her former kidnapper, an international terrorist who can't feel pain. (128 mins.)
Director: Michael Apted
 
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La fuga de Segovia (1981)
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(108 mins.)
Director: Imanol Uribe
 
39.
For 80 Days (2010)
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Where is the thin line that separates friendship from desire? After more than 50 years without seeing each other, two 70 years old women dare crossing the line. (104 mins.)
 
40.
Bilbao Blues (1986)
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(92 mins.)
Director: Imanol Uribe
 
41.
Black Listed (2008)
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A businessman returns his family home after eight years in exile avoiding the terrorism of the ETA. (100 mins.)
Director: Gorka Merchán
 
42.
La buena nueva (2008)
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A young priest arrives in his first assignment to a small parish serving a working-class village in the north of Spain in 1936... (108 mins.)
Director: Helena Taberna
 
43.
La madre muerta (1993)
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A criminal, shoots and kills a painting restorer during a bungled burglary, and shoots her daughter as well. Twenty years later, the daughter has been left mute and with a mental age of a child, spending most of her time in a mental home. (105 mins.)
 
44.
Thunder in the Sun (1959)
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1850 adventure story of the Basque immigrants on their way to California, their struggle with the Indians, and the development of a complicated love triangle. (81 mins.)
Director: Russell Rouse
 
45.
The Galíndez File (2003)
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On March 12, 1956, Basque Nationalist Jesús de Galíndez Suarez disappears from his apartment in New York... (124 mins.)
Director: Gerardo Herrero
 
46.
Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
In the 16th century, the ruthless and insane Don Lope de Aguirre leads a Spanish expedition in search of El Dorado. (93 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
47.
La vida mancha (2003)
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Fito, a compulsive gambler, married with a son, has long time without seeing his older brother Pedro. Pedro come back alone to pass some time with his brother. This short and banal visit is going to change their lives. (127 mins.)
Director: Enrique Urbizu
 
48.
Olentzero: un cuento de Navidad (2002)
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(70 mins.)
Director: Juanjo Elordi
 
49.
Cell 211 (2009)
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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
 
50.
Mystikal (2010)
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Set in a fantasy-medieval context, Mystikal shows the adventure of Eldyn, an apprentice magician rather clumsy and innocent, in which he gets involved in troubles due of a "small" error. He must repair the damage done, with the help of Fira. (90 mins.)
Director: Ángel Alonso
 
51.
Sukalde kontuak (2009)
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The funny and crazy story of a kitchen school in ruins and there students during one day, in which they find a hidden treasure.
Director: Aitzpea Goenaga
 
52.
Stars to Wish Upon (2010)
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(93 mins.)
Director: Mikel Rueda
 
53.
Zigortzaileak (2010)
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(87 mins.)
 
54.
A Tram in SP (2008)
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(98 mins.)
Director: Aitzol Aramaio
 
55.
Too Many Kisses (1925)
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(60 mins.)
Director: Paul Sloane
 
56.
The Hit (1984)
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Two hit men pick up ex-gangster Willie to escort him back to Paris to face his betrayed colleagues. The road trip suffers from complications. (98 mins.)
Director: Stephen Frears
 
57.
The Milky Way (1969)
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Two drifters go on a pilgrimage from France to Santiago de Compostela in Spain. Along the way, they hitchhike, beg for food, and face the Christian dogmas and heresies from different Ages. (98 mins.)
Director: Luis Buñuel
 
58.
Me and the Colonel (1958)
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Jacobowsky, a Jewish refugee, flees from the Nazis with an aristocratic, anti-semitic Polish officer trying to get papers to England... (109 mins.)
Director: Peter Glenville
 
59.
Zorro, the Navarra Marquis (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  
(102 mins.)
Director: Jean Monty
 
60.
The Sun Also Rises (1957)
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A group of disillusioned American expatriate writers live a dissolute, hedonistic lifestyle in 1920's France and Spain. (130 mins.)
Director: Henry King
 
61.
Akixo (1989 Short Film)
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(38 mins.)
 
63.
Tiro en la cabeza (2008)
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(85 mins.)
Director: Jaime Rosales
 
64.
Una bala para el Rey (2009 Mini-Series)
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Dramatization of ETA's failed attempt to assassinate the King of Spain while he was vacationing in Majorca in the summer of 1995.
 
65.
Gartxot, konkista aitzineko konkista (2011)
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Gartxot is a Twelfth Century minstrel from the Pyrenees who is sent into exile by the new Abbot of Roncevallis... (90 mins.)
 
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67.
Zuloak (2012 Documentary)
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(99 mins.)
 
68.
Timecrimes (2007)
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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
 
69.
Three-60 (2013)
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Guillermo (Raúl Mérida) is a passionate young university surfers who started an investigation after... (98 mins.)
 
70.
15 Years and One Day (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Margo is struggling to deal with her son, Jon a rebellious and free-spirited teenager who runs with a bad crowd... (96 mins.)
 
71.
Arteros (2012)
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A clown, a wannabe painter, an awful actress and a plastic artist meet at an strange art gallery that hides a secret. They will soon understand that they just started their way to the success even if it supposes to pay a high cost. (94 mins.)
Director: Julen Robles
 
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73.
Three-60 (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
Guillermo (Raúl Mérida) is a passionate young university surfers who started an investigation after... (98 mins.)
 
74.
Dos rivales casi iguales (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
A colorfully yet emotional comedy, filled with provoking political criticism, placed in a contemporary scenario...
 
75.
3° kälter (2005)
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Florian Hoffmeister's feature film debut focuses on a woman, whose world is turned upside down when her lost vanished boyfriend returns after five years... (104 mins.)
 
77.
Skizo (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
Director: Jesús Ponce
 
78.
Lagun Mina (Close Friend) (2011 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Ekaitz and Roman meet in vacation and their promise mutually friendship for ever. (13 mins.)
 
79.
33 días (2017)
Pablo Picasso's emotional turmoil as he worked on the mural "Guernica" and his relationship with artist Dora Maar.
Director: Carlos Saura
 
80.
El pico (1983)
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(105 mins.)
 
81.
La blanca paloma (1989)
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(100 mins.)
Director: Juan Miñón
 
82.
Bilbao Blues (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
(92 mins.)
Director: Imanol Uribe
 
83.
Hotel Tívoli (2007)
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(112 mins.)
Director: Antón Reixa
 
84.
Todo por la pasta (1991)
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(88 mins.)
Director: Enrique Urbizu
 
85.
Il portaborse (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Cesare Botero (Nanni Moretti) is a young minister well-known to be corrupted and corrupter. He is looking for an appropriate spokesman... (95 mins.)
 
88.
Menos que cero (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
(90 mins.)
 
89.
María, matrícula de Bilbao (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
(90 mins.)
Director: Ladislao Vajda
 
90.
Zigortzaileak (2010)
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(87 mins.)
 
91.
Witching and Bitching (2013)
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A gang of escaping jewellery thieves get trapped by a coven of witches. (112 mins.)
 
92.
Spanish Affair (2014)
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Rafael, a Sevillian who has never left Andalucia, decides to leave his homeland to follow Amaia, a Basque girl unlike other women whom he has ever known. (98 mins.)
 
93.
Blinded (1997)
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A Basque terrorist betrays her group by refusing to kill its enemies. Now the police want her behind bars and the commando wants her dead. (92 mins.)
 
94.
The Day of the Beast (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A Catholic priest teams up with a Black Metal fan and an Italian connoisseur of the occult, to prevent the birth of the beast and the end of the world. (103 mins.)
 
95.
Lasa y Zabala (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Lasa y Zabala case was the first action headed by GAL "antiterrorist group", in 1983. Two Spanish policeman... (107 mins.)
Director: Pablo Malo
 
96.
Negociador (2014)
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Manu Aranguren is the contact person from the Spanish government in the negotiations with terrorist group ETA. But the dialog is influenced by errors and chance, leaving the personal relationships of the negotiators as key to its outcome. (79 mins.)
Director: Borja Cobeaga
 
97.
Baztan (2012)
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Racial discrimination is still present at the life of the valley of Baztan after more than ten centuries. A young man rebels against the discrimination suffered and which were also subjected his ancestors. Just for being Agotes. (98 mins.)
Director: Iñaki Elizalde
 
98.
Cold Winter Sun (2004)
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(104 mins.)
Director: Pablo Malo
 
100.
A través de San Sebastián (1960 Documentary)
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(10 mins.)