50 best Spanish Movies by Rockdelux

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1.
Rapture (1979)
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A low budget horror filmmaker gets in touch with an eccentric who is trying to film his consciousness during drug abuse. (105 mins.)
Director: Iván Zulueta
 
2.
The Spirit of the Beehive (1973)
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A sensitive seven-year-old girl living in 1940 in a small Spanish village is traumatized after viewing the movie "Frankenstein" and drifts into her own fantasy world. (97 mins.)
Director: Víctor Erice
 
3.
The Disenchantment (1976 Documentary)
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This film is a documentary about the poet 'Leopoldo Panero'. His widow and his sons talk about death... (97 mins.)
Director: Jaime Chavarri
 
4.
Viridiana (1961)
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Viridiana, a young nun about to take her final vows, pays a visit to her widowed uncle at the request of her Mother Superior. (90 mins.)
Director: Luis Buñuel
 
5.
The Executioner (1963)
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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. (87 mins.)
 
6.
Chimes at Midnight (1965)
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The career of Shakespeare's Sir John Falstaff as roistering companion to young Prince Hal, circa 1400-1413. (113 mins.)
Director: Orson Welles
 
7.
Strange Voyage (1964)
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Paquita and her brother Venancio, both single and childish, live in a small town near Madrid. Their bossy eldest sister Ignacia... (92 mins.)
 
8.
La torre de los siete jorobados (1944)
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In the Madrid of the 19th century a young man plays roulette. A mysterious character helps him by pointing... (85 mins.)
Director: Edgar Neville
 
9.
El cochecito (1960)
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Seventy-something Don Anselmo, a retired minister, becomes obsessed with owning a motorized wheelchair and fakes infirmity to get it. (85 mins.)
Director: Marco Ferreri
 
10.
It Happened in Broad Daylight (1958)
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Having doubts about the guilt of the obvious suspect in the murder of an eight year old girl, a police detective decides to investigate the case on his own. (100 mins.)
Director: Ladislao Vajda
 
11.
What Have I Done to Deserve This? (1984)
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In Madrid, the housewife Gloria lives in a tiny apartment with her husband, the taxi driver and forger Antonio; her lunatic mother-in-law... (101 mins.)
Director: Pedro Almodovar
 
12.
Life Goes On (1965)
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Two sisters, between whom exists a tumultuous sibling rivalry, each try to find success, love and status in 1960s Madrid. (121 mins.)
 
13.
Innisfree (1990 Documentary)
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(110 mins.)
 
14.
Poachers (1975)
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Angel is a poacher who lives in the forest with his domineering mother. One day he goes to the city and meets Milagros, an escapee from a reform school and the lover of a known criminal so he takes her to his house in the mountains. (82 mins.)
Director: Jose L. Borau
 
15.
Land Without Bread (1933 Documentary)
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A surrealistic documentary portrait of the region of Las Hurdes, a remote region of Spain where civilisation has barely developed, showing how the local peasants try to survive without even the most basic utilities and skills. (30 mins.)
Director: Luis Buñuel
 
16.
Aguaespejo granadino (1955 Documentary)
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(21 mins.)
 
17.
Fire in Castilla (Tactilvision from the Moor of the Fright) (1961 Documentary)
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Short documentary featuring sculptures of Alonso de Berruguete and Juan de Juni in the Valladolid National Museum. (20 mins.)
 
18.
Galician Caress (Of Clay) (1995 Documentary)
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(23 mins.)
 
19.
Main Street (1956)
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A couple of friends decide to have a good time and play a trick on an unmarried woman. Therefore one of them has to pretend to fall in love with her. (99 mins.)
Director: J.A. Bardem
 
20.
Placido (1961)
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In a small spanish town, a group of old ladies decide to celebrate Christmas Eve with a "Sit a poor... (85 mins.)
 
21.
Vida en sombras (1949)
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His director's only film, Vida en Sombras tells the story of a man who from his childhood falls in love... (90 mins.)
 
22.
El Sur (1983)
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The movie tells a melancholic story of a little girl who is living in a city in the north. She is fascinated... (95 mins.)
Director: Víctor Erice
 
23.
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
 
24.
La vida en un hilo (1945)
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Mercedes, who recently became a widower, nostalgically recalls his years of marriage with deadly dull Ramón to conclude how unhappy she was... (92 mins.)
Director: Edgar Neville
 
25.
Cielo negro (1951)
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A woman who works as employee in a fashion store has to care for her ill mother. At the same time she falls in love with a bohemian man. (113 mins.)
Director: Manuel Mur Oti
 
26.
Cousin Angelica (1974)
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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... (107 mins.)
Director: Carlos Saura
 
27.
The Cursed Village (1930)
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(57 mins.)
Director: Florián Rey
 
28.
Amanece, que no es poco (1989)
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A village and the crazy situations encountered by its citizens. (110 mins.)
 
29.
Who Can Kill a Child? (1976)
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A couple of English tourists arrive on an island where all the children have gone crazy and are murdering the adults. (112 mins.)
 
30.
Mientras haya luz (1987)
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(116 mins.)
Director: Felipe Vega
 
31.
Cuadecuc, vampir (1971 Documentary)
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An experimental film using the stock footage of Jeas Franco's Count Dracula with an atmospheric sound track to create a subversive experience. (67 mins.)
Director: Pere Portabella
 
32.
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
 
33.
Canciones para después de una guerra (1976 Documentary)
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This documentary is frame in the spanish hyper realism. A journey through the legendary songs of Franco dictatorship. With the colaboration of the wonderful singer Imperio Argentina. (115 mins.)
 
34.
Lovers: A True Story (1991)
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Set in '50s Spain, a young man (Sanz) leaves the army and looks for a job so he and his fiancée (Verdu) can get married... (103 mins.)
Director: Vicente Aranda
 
35.
Los tarantos (1963)
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A boy and a girl from two rival Gypsy families fall in love. (83 mins.)
Director: Rovira Beleta
 
36.
The Murder of Pedralbes (1979 Documentary)
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Documentary about the murderer José Luis Cerveto (86 mins.)
 
37.
Burnt Skin (1967)
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Mass inner migration in Spain from Andalusia to Catalonia in the 60s is portrayed in two stages: first the husband... (110 mins.)
 
38.
L'espoir (1945)
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1937, during the spanish civil war, at Teruel. The fight of the Republicans (with very poor means but... (76 mins.)
 
39.
Far from the Trees (1972 Documentary)
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(101 mins.)
Director: Jacinto Esteva
 
40.
The Cannibal Man (1972)
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A young man, Marco, working as a butcher, accidentally kills a taxi driver. His girlfriend Paula wants to go to the police so he has to kill her too... (94 mins.)
 
41.
Surcos (1951)
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The struggles of a Spanish family as it emigrates from the country to Madrid circa 1950. (99 mins.)
 
42.
A tiro limpio (1963)
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In this noir film, two outlaw men, Martín and Antoine, get in touch with Román in order to obtain machine guns and a fourth men for a robbery in the Barcelona of the 60s. (86 mins.)
 
43.
Broken Toys (1966)
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(80 mins.)
Director: Manuel Summers
 
44.
Atraco a las tres (1962)
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Galindo works in a bank. One day he convinces the other employees in the bank to plan a hold-up in the bank they are working... (92 mins.)
 
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48.
The Ancines Woods (1970)
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(87 mins.)
Director: Pedro Olea
 
49.
El cielo sube (1991)
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(70 mins.)
Director: Marc Recha
 
50.
In memoriam (1977)
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(100 mins.)
Director: Enrique Brasó
 
52.
The Other Side (2000)
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Una historia de dos vidas qie convergen: la del adolescente Ramón y la del abogado Marcelo. El chaval... (130 mins.)