My 100 favourites Spanish Movies

My most favourites Spanish Movies all time
View:
Log in to copy items to your own lists.
1.
Who Can Kill a Child? (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A couple of English tourists arrive on an island where all the children have gone crazy and are murdering the adults. (112 mins.)
 
2.
Death of a Cyclist (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A couple having an affair strike a bicyclist with their car and do not offer aid out of fear of their relationship being exposed. (88 mins.)
Director: J.A. Bardem
 
3.
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.)
 
4.
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 aficionado and an Italian connoisseur of the occult to avert the birth of the beast, and with it, the end of the world. (103 mins.)
 
5.
Tombs of the Blind Dead (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
In the 13th century there existed a legion of evil knights known as the Templars, who quested for eternal... (101 mins.)
 
6.
Atraco a las tres (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
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.)
 
7.
Open Your Eyes (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A very handsome man finds the love of his life, but he suffers an accident and needs to have his face rebuilt by surgery after it is severely disfigured. (117 mins.)
 
8.
The Little Apartment (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Rodolfo and Petrita each live in separate quarters in dilapidated Madrid, while looking to have a little apartment (or "pisito"... (87 mins.)
 
9.
Plenilune (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
(119 mins.)
Director: Imanol Uribe
 
10.
Welcome Mr. Marshall! (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
After finding out that North American people are visiting the Spanish villages, the citizens of Villar del Río start preparing themselves to welcome them when they arrive. (78 mins.)
 
11.
Intacto (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
An enigmatic tale of four incredibly lucky people whose lives are intertwined by destiny are subject to the laws of fate... (108 mins.)
 
12.
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.)
 
13.
The Nameless (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
The mutilated body of a six year old girl is found in a water hole. The girl is identified as the missing daughter of Claudia... (102 mins.)
 
14.
Frankenstein's Bloody Terror (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
A man suffers from the curse of lyncanthropy and seeks out the aid of a German doctor and his wife who are experts in the occult... (88 mins.)
 
15.
I Will Survive (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Marga is having a streak of bad luck. Through her friendship with Rosa, she tries to regain her self-confidence... (102 mins.)
 
16.
Common Wealth (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The accidental discovery of a big fortune hidden in the apartment of a deceased man will fill the heart of a real estate agent with greed and dreams of a luxurious life, but the neighbours think otherwise. (110 mins.)
 
17.
Historias de la radio (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Three different stories whose central axis are radio listeners: several contestants have to get to a radio station studio dressed as Eskimo... (95 mins.)
 
18.
The Devil's Backbone (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
After Carlos - a 12-year-old whose father has died in the Spanish Civil War - arrives at an ominous boys' orphanage, he discovers the school is haunted and has many dark secrets that he must uncover. (106 mins.)
 
19.
The Chambermaid on the Titanic (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Horty, a French foundry worker, wins a contest and is sent to see the sailing of the Titanic. In England... (101 mins.)
Director: Bigas Luna
 
20.
Solas (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Maria, whose parents live in the country, cannot stand her father's authoritarian ways and moves to the city... (101 mins.)
Director: Benito Zambrano
 
21.
Felices pascuas (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Pilar and Juan are a happy married couple with very few resources. One day they decide to play Christmas Lottery... (83 mins.)
Director: J.A. Bardem
 
22.
Acción mutante (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
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.)
 
23.
Las autonosuyas (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
(89 mins.)
Director: Rafael Gil
 
24.
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
 
25.
You're the One (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
(111 mins.)
 
26.
The Ugliest Woman in the World (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
2012 Madrid DF. Lola Otero, the ugliest woman in the world, suffers the cruelty of the people until at 18 a surgery transforms her into a beauty. When the mutilated corpse of an old woman is discovered, it seems Lola as suspicious. (108 mins.)
Director: Miguel Bardem
 
27.
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.)
 
28.
La voz de su amo (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
"La Voz de su Amo" is a contemporary film noire set in Bilbao in 1980, an environment marked by corruption and terrorism... (105 mins.)
 
29.
Dagon (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A boating accident runs a young man and woman ashore in a decrepit Spanish fishing town which they discover is in the grips of an ancient sea god and its monstrous half human offspring. (95 mins.)
Director: Stuart Gordon
 
30.
Nobody Knows Anybody (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
An aspiring novelist receives a charge that will change his life completely. (108 mins.)
Director: Mateo Gil
 
31.
Tango (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Mario Suarez is a forty-something tango artist, whose wife Laura has left him. He leaves his apartment and starts preparing a film about tango. (115 mins.)
Director: Carlos Saura
 
32.
The Werewolf Versus the Vampire Woman (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Elvira is travelling through the French countryside with her friend Genevieve, searching for the lost... (86 mins.)
Director: León Klimovsky
 
33.
[Rec] (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A television reporter and cameraman follow emergency workers into a dark apartment building and are quickly locked inside with something terrifying. (78 mins.)
 
34.
The Miracle of P. Tinto (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Wafer factory-owner P. Tinto and his wife Olivia want a child of their own more than anything else in the world... (106 mins.)
Director: Javier Fesser
 
35.
Butterfly (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
For Moncho, it's an idyllic year: he starts school, he has a wonderful teacher, he makes a friend in Roque... (96 mins.)
 
36.
Fragile (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
At her new job in a rundown children's hospital, a nurse desperately tries to keep her patients safe from a plague of random, mysterious attacks. (101 mins.)
 
37.
[Rec] 2 (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
In order to ascertain the current situation inside, a supposed medical officer and a GEO team step into the quarantined and ill-fated apartment building. (85 mins.)
 
38.
Before the Fall (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
The world learns that a planet killing meteorite will arrive in 72 hours. (93 mins.)
 
39.
Fermat's Room (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Four mathematicians who do not know each other are invited by a mysterious host on the pretext of resolving a great enigma... (89 mins.)
 
40.
Fat People (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Follows the excesses and deprivation of life. Complexes, phobias, obsessions, traumas, fears, sex are aired in a group therapy against obesity. (110 mins.)
 
41.
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
 
42.
The House That Screamed (1970)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A strict headmistress runs a secluded school for wayward girls in 19th century France, whose students are disappearing under mysterious circumstances. (99 mins.)
 
43.
The Biggest Robbery Never Told (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Four criminals plan to steal Picasso's Guernica painting. (105 mins.)
Director: Daniel Monzón
 
44.
Numbered Days (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A member of the ETA terrorist organization belongs to a commando which is preparing an outrage in Madrid... (93 mins.)
Director: Imanol Uribe
 
45.
The Others (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A woman who lives in a darkened old house with her two photosensitive children becomes convinced that her family home is haunted. (101 mins.)
 
46.
Muertos de risa (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Nino and Bruno are two comedians who reach the heights of success with their duo act, turning them into huge TV celebrities. However, the hate between them grows as fast, and as much, as their fame. (113 mins.)
 
47.
Mortadelo & Filemon: The Big Adventure (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
The DDT, the professor Bacterio's dangerous invention has just been stolen by the dictator of Tirania... (107 mins.)
Director: Javier Fesser
 
48.
Second Name (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
After the suicide of her beloved father, the biologist Daniella Logan visits her catatonic mother in... (93 mins.)
Director: Paco Plaza
 
49.
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
 
51.
Dos tipos duros (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
(99 mins.)
 
52.
Two Much (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
A young gallerist is in love with two sisters at the same time. In order to solve the problem he decides to invent his own twin-brother. (118 mins.)
Director: Fernando Trueba
 
53.
Wolf (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
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
 
54.
Warriors (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
The tragic story of a platoon of Spanish soldiers, in the hell of the Kosovo war in 2000 (96 mins.)
 
55.
National Heritage (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Second installment of the saga of the Leguineche's preceded by "The National Shotgun" and completed by "National III"... (112 mins.)
 
56.
God's Forgotten Town (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
Julia, a reporter for a paranormal magazine is sent to investigate strange phenomena in a Spanish 'ghost...
 
57.
El mar (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Two boys (Ramallo and Manuel) and a girl in the Spanish Civil War are involved in the death of other two boys... (107 mins.)
 
58.
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
 
59.
Between Your Legs (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Miranda is a crew member of a nightly radio programmme. She and her husband Felix, a cop, are parents of a girl... (115 mins.)
 
60.
Truman (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Julián receives an unexpected visit from his friend Tomás, who lives in Canada. The two men, accompanied by Julián's faithful dog, Truman, will share emotional and surprising moments prompted by Julián's complicated situation. (108 mins.)
Director: Cesc Gay
 
61.
El perro (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
A political prisoner in a South American dictatorship escapes and is pursued throughout the country by a bloodthirsty dog. (114 mins.)
Director: Antonio Isasi
 
62.
The Truth on the Savolta Affair (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Barcelona between the years 1917 and 1923. It is the time of the gun law, during which the confrontation... (120 mins.)
Director: Antonio Drove
 
63.
South from Granada (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
In 1919, demobbed, Gerald Brenan rents a house for a year in Yegen, a village in Alpujarra. He has little but a love of reading and writing... (111 mins.)
Director: Fernando Colomo
 
64.
Cuerda de presos (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
In 1890, a couple of the civil guard is forced to move a dangerous criminal from the town of Leon where he has been captured as far as Vitoria, where he will be judged. (87 mins.)
Director: Pedro Lazaga
 
65.
The Legend of Blood Castle (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
The ageing Countess discovers that the blood of a maid can temporarily restore her youth and great beauty... (102 mins.)
Director: Jorge Grau