Las 100 mejores del periodo 1933-1999 del Cine Argentino

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1.
Chronicle of a Boy Alone (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
CHRONICLE OF A BOY ALONE, is an indictment of a fascist regime running roughshod over its most vulnerable citizens... (79 mins.)
Director: Leonardo Favio
 
2.
Camila (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
In 1840's Buenos Aires, Argentina, a beautiful young socialite named Camila falls in love with Ladislao... (107 mins.)
 
3.
Dark River (1952)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The Peralta brothers work in the countryside the Alto Parana. There they will meet subhuman working conditions. Finally, the workers rise and harshly punish their exploiters. (92 mins.)
Director: Hugo del Carril
 
4.
Rebellion in Patagonia (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
In 1920, some workers of Patagonia, grouped in anarchist and socialist societies, decide to make a strike demanding better working conditions. The situation becomes unsustainable and the government sends the order is restored. (110 mins.)
Director: Héctor Olivera
 
5.
Rosaura a las 10 (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Out of the blue, a meek, old painter begins receiving love letters from Rosaura. This intrigues his fellow boarding house tenants, so they involve themselves into his relationship until one day the mysterious Rosaura appears. (100 mins.)
Director: Mario Soffici
 
6.
El romance del Aniceto y la Francisca (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Aniceto is used to being lonely. When Francisca offers him her true love, his personal limitations and little miseries arise. (63 mins.)
Director: Leonardo Favio
 
7.
Prisioneros de la tierra (1939)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
By 1915, a contractor traveling to Posadas looking for new staff. Among the music and drinks in a bar and shipped to the mill. He is accompanied by a drunken doctor and his daughter. In the mill, injustices and cruelties are accentuated. (85 mins.)
Director: Mario Soffici
 
8.
The Truce (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A man has to come to terms with his wasted youth, estranged family and grim prospects for the future. (108 mins.)
Director: Sergio Renán
 
9.
La guerra gaucha (1942)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The story of the irregular forces on the north of Argentina, fighting against the Spanish Crown for the independence. (90 mins.)
Director: Lucas Demare
 
10.
The Official Story (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
After the end of the Dirty War, a high school teacher sets out to find out who the mother of her adopted daughter is. (112 mins.)
Director: Luis Puenzo
 
11.
Juan Moreira (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
In the late nineteenth century, the mule driver Juan Moreira is a good gaucho and worker who, like many others, is subjected to abuse and humiliation by the powerful, either the police or landowners. (102 mins.)
Director: Leonardo Favio
 
12.
Crane World (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The portrait of a man and his attempts to make things up with life after losing his job. (90 mins.)
Director: Pablo Trapero
 
13.
Time for Revenge (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A union organizing demolition worker and a friend of his decide to blackmail the corrupt company they work for setting up a fake accident... (112 mins.)
 
14.
La casa del ángel (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The House of the Angel focuses on the ruling class in 1920s Argentina, a deeply repressive society where political arguments were often settled by duels, and young women were expected to be totally ignorant of sex. (76 mins.)
 
15.
Hardly a Criminal (1949)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A bank employee utilizes a legal loophole to conduct the perfect crime, planning to reap the rewards of his embezzlement following a six-year prison sentence. (88 mins.)
Director: Hugo Fregonese
 
16.
Man Facing Southeast (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A patient in a mental hospital claims to be an extraterrestial. Could he be right? (105 mins.)
Director: Eliseo Subiela
 
17.
Pizza, Beer, and Cigarettes (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A couple of friends work for a taxi driver to rob his passengers, but they feel like they're getting ripped off... (92 mins.)
 
18.
Los isleros (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Leandro and the Carancha are inhabitants of the islands of the Parana Delta and agree a pair. They are... (112 mins.)
Director: Lucas Demare
 
19.
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
 
20.
Flooded Out (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
(87 mins.)
Director: Fernando Birri
 
21.
The Dependent (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Fernandez is a lonely man leading a lonely life. All he does is work for an old man in a hardware store. But all that changes, when he meets the girl of his dreams...and her family. (87 mins.)
Director: Leonardo Favio
 
22.
God Bless You (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A player wife, Nancy, who holds elegance to disguise their poverty while waiting for a wealthy man appears and deal with it, talk to the old man begging at the door of a casino. Soon after, a mysterious suitor offers a life of luxury. (120 mins.)
 
23.
A Place in the World (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Mario and Ana, in voluntary exile from Buenos Aires, live in a remote Argentine valley with their 12-year-old son Ernesto... (120 mins.)
 
24.
A King and His Movie (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Buenos Aires movie director, very fond of the legend of the King of Patagonia and Araucania, decides to make a movie about it... (107 mins.)
Director: Carlos Sorin
 
25.
Tangos, the Exile of Gardel (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Some Argentinians, exiled in Paris, decide to put on a tango-ballet, dedicated to Carlos Gardel, a legendary Argentinian tango star. (119 mins.)
 
26.
Shunko (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A teacher (Lautaro Murua) arrives to a small village in Santiago del Estero and must to educate children against the will of their parents. (72 mins.)
Director: Lautaro Murúa
 
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28.
La mano en la trampa (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A woman uncovers the secret of her aunt's withdrawal from the world and arranges a confrontation with the man who jilted her. (85 mins.)
 
29.
Ragged Football (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
This is the story of a suburb in Buenos Aires, its neighborhood, and how they live together in poverty, conjoined by the games of the children, and the love and support of the grown ups. (120 mins.)
 
30.
Little Raoul (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
True-life story of a girl of the streets of Buenos Aires who passed for a boy. (95 mins.)
Director: Lautaro Murúa
 
31.
Alias Big Shot (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
(90 mins.)
Director: Lautaro Murúa
 
32.
The Boss (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
It is the story of a gang of juvenile petty criminals who find their "boss" to one capable of solving their problems and realize their wishes. (90 mins.)
Director: Fernando Ayala
 
33.
Autumn Sun (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Clara Goldstein is a lovely, middle-aged Jewish woman who, because of an impending visit from her American brother... (110 mins.)
 
34.
Veronico Cruz (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A rural teacher in Jujuy, establishes a friendly relationship with the inhabitants of Chorcán , a small Andean village ... (96 mins.)
Director: Miguel Pereira
 
35.
Boquitas pintadas (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The life and the lovers of a few young women in a provincial town. (120 mins.)
 
36.
The Hour of the Furnaces (1968 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Divided into three segments, namely 1 Neocolonialism, 2 Act for liberation, 3 Violence and liberation... (260 mins.)
 
37.
Últimos días de la víctima (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The story of a hitman, a man who kills other people for money, and the dangers that come with the job. (90 mins.)
 
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39.
Gatica, el mono (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
An Argentina film, which narrates the life of Argentine boxer José María Gatica, from his childhood until his tragic death in Buenos Aires in 1963. (136 mins.)
Director: Leonardo Favio
 
40.
Pampa bárbara (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
In a pillbox in the middle of the Pampa, its commander Hilario Castro decides to bring women from Buenos Aires, for not deserting soldiers. (98 mins.)
 
41.
La vuelta al nido (1938)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Enrique, a gray office worker who lives a marriage already without passion begins to rethink his life when he receives an anonymous who says that his wife deceives him. (77 mins.)
 
42.
Houses of Fire (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Movie based on the life of Dr. Salvador Mazza, who, with a group of professionals, conducts an investigation to discover the antidote to a mysterious illness of which the bearer is a nocturnal insect known as Vinchuca. (115 mins.)
 
43.
Quebracho (1974)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Set in 1910 in the Chaco. It shows the situation of the woodcutters of Quebracho, cruelly exploited by English entrepreneurs, with the support of the authorities, local police and a paramilitary body created by the employers themselves. (95 mins.)
 
44.
I Don't Want to Talk About It (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Leonor, a widow in a small South American town, gives birth to Charlotte, a dwarf. The mother not only provides a rich childhood for her daughter... (106 mins.)
 
45.
State of Reality (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
The film centers on a unsuccessful doctor and his patient, whom everyone believes has no hope of ever recovering from a recent accident, and the daily events of a public hospital in Argentina. (106 mins.)
Director: Alejandro Doria
 
46.
On Tuesdays, Orchids (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Elenita, the youngest of four sisters, shy and romantic. To try to change his character and create an illusion, his father sends weekly a bouquet of orchids making him believe that they are a hidden admirer. (84 mins.)
 
47.
Miss Mary (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A young British woman is hired as a governess by a wealthy Argentine family. Through her position, she... (100 mins.)
 
48.
Pajarito Gómez (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
(83 mins.)
Director: Rodolfo Kuhn
 
49.
Buenos Aires Vice Verse (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
This is Buenos Aires, its characters, its history, its reality. A complex movie for a complex city, depicted in the character's language... (122 mins.)
 
50.
Such Is Life (1939)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A wealthy family of six with three daughters and a son grow together learning from and experiencing all the lessons of life... (107 mins.)
 
51.
Moebius (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A train on the Buenos Aires subway system suddenly vanishes. (88 mins.)
 
52.
Murder in the Senate (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
(105 mins.)
 
53.
El crimen de Oribe (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A journalist José Luis Villafane travels to a little town. A problem with your car forced him to stay in a hotel, where they share the room with Carlos Oribe, a copycat poet. (85 mins.)
 
54.
Nazareno Cruz and the Wolf (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Nazareno Cruz is the seventh son of a couple living in a high mountain village. According to a myth... (92 mins.)
Director: Leonardo Favio
 
55.
The Lion's Share (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A man who dreams of striking it rich stumbles upon the loot of a heist. (85 mins.)
 
56.
Tres veces Ana (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
(115 mins.)
 
57.
The Party Is Over (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
During the infamous decade, the grandson of a conservative leader of the Province of Buenos Aires will get into the affairs of his grandfather and discover a world of corruption. (104 mins.)
 
58.
Funny Dirty Little War (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A small revolution breaks out in a small Argentine town, as one group of Peronists calls they newly elected peronist a communist... (80 mins.)
Director: Héctor Olivera
 
59.
La fuga (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Daniel, a smuggler is chased by a policeman. In his escape are helped by the messages that his lover... (92 mins.)
Director: Luis Saslavsky
 
60.
La sed (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Story set at the Chaco war between Bolivia and Paraguay. (91 mins.)
Director: Lucas Demare
 
61.
Martin (Hache) (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
19-year-old Argentina Martin has a nearly fatal drug overdose. After that his mother sends him to Madrid, where his film director father (also called Martin) lives with his new much younger lover Alicia and gay actor friend Dante. (123 mins.)
 
62.
A Wall of Silence (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A film director decides to make a movie about Silvia, a woman who lost her husband during a particularly violent war. But will making a movie about it force Silvia to remember her traumatic past? (105 mins.)
Director: Lita Stantic
 
63.
Plata dulce (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A man meets a former teammate of military service that offers a sweet deal. The money starts coming in abundance, but things change from one day to the other. (97 mins.)
Director: Fernando Ayala
 
64.
Dar la cara (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
(110 mins.)
 
65.
Kilómetro 111 (1938)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Ceferino is the train station chief o a remote town. A group of planters ask him to legit them the wagons to send the harvest to Buenos Aires, he agrees, but he gets fired. (103 mins.)
Director: Mario Soffici
 
66.
The South (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The movie starts while Floreal, the main protagonist, was being released from the prison when the military coup ended in 1983... (127 mins.)
 
67.
Love Is a Fat Woman (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
José is a young journalist who gets fired over refusing to write an article about an American film crew, overdramatizing the situation in Argentina. When he goes looking for his old girlfriend, he runs into the crew again. (82 mins.)
 
68.
Celestial Clockwork (1994 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
This documentary explores the most important events in the life of the acclaimed writer Julio Cortázar. His childhood accompanied by books, his career as a teacher, his life in Paris and the mass publication of his novels and stories. (80 mins.)
Director: Tristán Bauer
 
69.
The Naked Angel (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Bankrupt due to gambling debts, a man sends his beautiful adolescent daughter to ask a sculptor for money. The artist accepts to lend the money - but in exchange for seeing the girl nude. (85 mins.)
 
70.
Barrio Gris (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
(95 mins.)
Director: Mario Soffici
 
71.
La muerte camina en la lluvia (1948)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A murderer terrorizes a city by attacking on the streets on rainy days and always leaving a card with the name "S. López". (73 mins.)
 
72.
Odd Number (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
(85 mins.)
Director: Manuel Antin
 
73.
Night of the Pencils (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
This films tells the true story of seven teenagers who agitated for reduced student bus fares under two different regimes in Argentina... (105 mins.)
Director: Héctor Olivera
 
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75.
The Dark Side of the Heart (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Oliveiro is a young poet living in Buenos Aires where sometimes he has to sell his ideas to an advertising... (127 mins.)
Director: Eliseo Subiela
 
76.
La caída (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Albertina, a pretty but wet university student, is hired by a bedridden widow to take care of her and her four children... (84 mins.)
 
77.
The Ghost Lady (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Doña Ángelica - a young widow recently 18 years old - falls in love and wants to marry an army officer named Don Manuel... (101 mins.)
Director: Luis Saslavsky
 
78.
Los hijos de Fierro (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Peronist view of its history between the fall in 1955 and the electoral triumph of 1973 using a metaphor of the poem Martin Fierro. (134 mins.)
 
79.
Invasion (1969)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A group of men led by an old man trying to stop an invasion of the city of Aquileia. The invaders are introducing a machinery for a mass invasion, but the invasion is absolute and impossible to define. (123 mins.)
Director: Hugo Santiago
 
80.
The Old Young People (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
(106 mins.)
Director: Rodolfo Kuhn
 
81.
Mercado de abasto (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The action occurs in Abasto Market in Buenos Aires, Argentina. A grown up single woman marries a mafia man who promised her he would change. After they've married, the past come to ruin the wife's life. (90 mins.)
Director: Lucas Demare
 
82.
Su mejor alumno (1944)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
The film tells the story of the natural son of a former president of Argentina and father of public education in the country, Domingo Faustino Sarmiento, named Domingo, according to the first autobiographical accounts. (114 mins.)
Director: Lucas Demare
 
83.
El vampiro negro (1953)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
(90 mins.)
 
84.
North Wind (1937)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
At the end of the 19th century, an army detachment arrives to confront the rebels. The commander-in-command recognizes Malena, an old love, who now lives on a ranch with her husband and son. (92 mins.)
Director: Mario Soffici
 
85.
I, the Worst of All (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A viceroy and an archbishop take their posts in Mexico. A local nun, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (1651-1695)... (105 mins.)
 
86.
Yesterday's Guys Used No Arsenic (1976)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Mara Ordaz, a former diva who lives in a mansion away from the city and sorrounded by memories together with her husband... (110 mins.)
 
87.
If I Should Die Before I Wake (1952)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The plot centers on Lucio Santana, a lovable prankster and class clown whose dad happens to be a detective... (73 mins.)
 
89.
Edad difícil (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
(78 mins.)
 
90.
Jewish Gauchos (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The film recreates the arrival of a group of Jewish immigrants fleeing persecution in Czarist Russia established the first Hebrew colonies in the province of Entre Rios, Argentina. (110 mins.)
 
91.
Los de la mesa 10 (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The film refers to the romance between a young mechanic of humble working background and a university student from a well-to-do family of professionals who face the difficulties originated in their different social origins.
Director: Simón Feldman
 
92.
Beyond Oblivion (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A man who deeply loves his wife, tears before his death by disease . After falling into despair, she embarks on a journey trying to forget but, in Paris, he meets a look-alike of his beloved. (93 mins.)
Director: Hugo del Carril
 
93.
No abras nunca esa puerta (1952)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Two separate episodes that have in common the door which separates good from evil. In the first segment... (85 mins.)
 
94.
Eeny, Meeny, Miny, Mo (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
(70 mins.)
 
95.
Ayer fue primavera (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
(85 mins.)
Director: Fernando Ayala
 
96.
Where Words Fail (1946)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The film recounts the life and work of famed concert pianist Dario Garzay. (76 mins.)
Director: Hugo Fregonese
 
97.
Eva Peron: The True Story (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Drama based on the life of Eva Peron, an obscure actress, who rose to become wife of Argentine strong-man President Juan Peron and one of the most powerful figures in Argentina until her death in 1952 at age 33. (120 mins.)
 
98.
Gerónima (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
(96 mins.)
 
99.
Story of a Night (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A man returns to his village after a long time and meets his ex-girlfriend, now married to a husband in desperate economic situation. Based on the play "Mañana es vacaciones" by Leo Perutz.
Director: Luis Saslavsky
 
100.
Safo: A Passion Story (1943)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The relationship between an experienced woman and a youngster which develops in a passion and a further social rejection. (98 mins.)