Las 100 mejores del periodo 1933-1999 del Cine Argentino

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1. Crónica de un niño solo (1965)

79 min | Drama

7.4
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CHRONICLE OF A BOY ALONE, is an indictment of a fascist regime running roughshod over its most vulnerable citizens, its children. Focusing on the bleak life of eleven-year-old bad boy Polin... See full summary »

Director: Leonardo Favio | Stars: Diego Puente, Tino Pascali, Cacho Espíndola, Victoriano Moreira

Votes: 477

2. Camila (1984)

R | 105 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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In 1840's Buenos Aires, Argentina, a beautiful young socialite named Camila falls in love with Ladislao, a Jesuit priest. After several failed attempts at fighting his own feelings, he ... See full summary »

Director: María Luisa Bemberg | Stars: Susú Pecoraro, Imanol Arias, Héctor Alterio, Elena Tasisto

Votes: 936

3. Dark River (1952)

Unrated | 82 min | Drama

7.6
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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.

Director: Hugo del Carril | Stars: Hugo del Carril, Adriana Benetti, Raúl del Valle, Pedro Laxalt

Votes: 113

4. Rebellion in Patagonia (1974)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, History

7.7
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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.

Director: Héctor Olivera | Stars: Pedro Aleandro, Héctor Alterio, Luis Brandoni, Franklin Caicedo

Votes: 686

5. Rosaura a las 10 (1958)

100 min | Drama, Mystery

7.9
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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.

Director: Mario Soffici | Stars: Juan Verdaguer, Susana Campos, María Luisa Robledo, Alberto Dalbés

Votes: 278

6. El romance del Aniceto y la Francisca (1967)

63 min | Drama

7.4
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Aniceto is used to being lonely. When Francisca offers him her true love, his personal limitations and little miseries arise.

Director: Leonardo Favio | Stars: Federico Luppi, Elsa Daniel, María Vaner, Edgardo Suárez

Votes: 216

7. Prisioneros de la tierra (1939)

85 min | Drama

7.3
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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.

Director: Mario Soffici | Stars: Homero Cárpena, Raúl De Lange, Roberto Fugazot, Elisa Galvé

Votes: 74

8. The Truce (1974)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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A man has to come to terms with his wasted youth, estranged family and grim prospects for the future.

Director: Sergio Renán | Stars: Héctor Alterio, Luis Brandoni, Ana María Picchio, Marilina Ross

Votes: 445

9. La guerra gaucha (1942)

90 min | Drama, History, Western

7.2
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The story of the irregular forces on the north of Argentina, fighting against the Spanish Crown for the independence.

Director: Lucas Demare | Stars: Enrique Muiño, Francisco Petrone, Ángel Magaña, Sebastián Chiola

Votes: 106

10. The Official Story (1985)

Not Rated | 112 min | Drama, History, War

7.8
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After the end of the Dirty War, a high school teacher sets out to find out who the mother of her adopted daughter is.

Director: Luis Puenzo | Stars: Norma Aleandro, Héctor Alterio, Chunchuna Villafañe, Hugo Arana

Votes: 5,823 | Gross: $0.03M

11. Juan Moreira (1973)

102 min | Adventure, Drama, History

7.4
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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.

Director: Leonardo Favio | Stars: Rodolfo Bebán, Pablo Cumo, Osvaldo De la Vega, Augusto Kretschmar

Votes: 298

12. Crane World (1999)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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The portrait of a man and his attempts to make things up with life after losing his job.

Director: Pablo Trapero | Stars: Luis Margani, Adriana Aizemberg, Daniel Valenzuela, Roly Serrano

Votes: 872

13. Time for Revenge (1981)

R | 112 min | Drama

7.9
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A union organizing demolition worker and a friend of his decide to blackmail the corrupt company they work for setting up a fake accident. Because of a miscalculation the friend dies, but ... See full summary »

Director: Adolfo Aristarain | Stars: Federico Luppi, Haydée Padilla, Julio De Grazia, Ulises Dumont

Votes: 656

14. La casa del ángel (1957)

76 min | Drama

7.4
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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.

Director: Leopoldo Torre Nilsson | Stars: Elsa Daniel, Lautaro Murúa, Berta Ortegosa, Bárbara Mújica

Votes: 231

15. Apenas un delincuente (1949)

88 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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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.

Director: Hugo Fregonese | Stars: Jorge Salcedo, Sebastián Chiola, Tito Alonso, Linda Lorena

Votes: 90

16. Man Facing Southeast (1986)

R | 105 min | Drama, Mystery

7.8
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A patient in a mental hospital claims to be an extraterrestial. Could he be right?

Director: Eliseo Subiela | Stars: Lorenzo Quinteros, Hugo Soto, Inés Vernengo, Cristina Scaramuzza

Votes: 3,023 | Gross: $0.73M

17. Pizza, Beer, and Cigarettes (1998)

R | 92 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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A couple of friends work for a taxi driver to rob his passengers, but they feel like they're getting ripped off. They decide to plan their own robberies, but they are amateurs and things ... See full summary »

Directors: Israel Adrián Caetano, Bruno Stagnaro | Stars: Héctor Anglada, Jorge Sesán, Pamela Jordán, Adrián Yospe

Votes: 1,272

18. Los isleros (1951)

112 min | Drama

7.7
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Leandro and the Carancha are inhabitants of the islands of the Parana Delta and agree a pair. They are rough persons done to the hard fight for the life in these places. They have a son who... See full summary »

Director: Lucas Demare | Stars: Tita Merello, Arturo García Buhr, Roberto Fugazot, Enrique Fava

Votes: 70

19. Esperando la carroza (1985)

94 min | Comedy

8.3
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Each member of this family tries to endorse someone else to care for the old Mother.

Director: Alejandro Doria | Stars: Luis Brandoni, China Zorrilla, Antonio Gasalla, Julio De Grazia

Votes: 4,043

20. Los inundados (1962)

87 min | Comedy

7.3
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Director: Fernando Birri | Stars: Pirucho Gómez, Lola Palombo, María Vera, Hector Palavecino

Votes: 75

21. El dependiente (1969)

87 min | Drama

7.7
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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.

Director: Leonardo Favio | Stars: Walter Vidarte, Graciela Borges, Nora Cullen, Fernando Iglesias 'Tacholas'

Votes: 344

22. God Bless You (1948)

Unrated | 120 min | Drama

7.7
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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.

Director: Luis César Amadori | Stars: Arturo de Córdova, Zully Moreno, Florindo Ferrario, Enrique Chaico

Votes: 185

23. A Place in the World (1992)

PG | 120 min | Drama

7.9
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Mario and Ana, in voluntary exile from Buenos Aires, live in a remote Argentine valley with their 12-year-old son Ernesto. Mario runs a school and a wool cooperative; Ana, a doctor, heads a... See full summary »

Director: Adolfo Aristarain | Stars: José Sacristán, Federico Luppi, Leonor Benedetto, Cecilia Roth

Votes: 1,910 | Gross: $0.10M

24. A King and His Movie (1986)

107 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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Buenos Aires movie director, very fond of the legend of the King of Patagonia and Araucania, decides to make a movie about it. Despite of financial troubles, technical problems, misfortune ... See full summary »

Director: Carlos Sorin | Stars: Ulises Dumont, Julio Chávez, Villanueva Cosse, Roxana Berco

Votes: 329

25. Tangos, the Exile of Gardel (1985)

Not Rated | 119 min | Drama, Musical

7.2
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Some Argentinians, exiled in Paris, decide to put on a tango-ballet, dedicated to Carlos Gardel, a legendary Argentinian tango star.

Director: Fernando E. Solanas | Stars: Marie Laforêt, Philippe Léotard, Miguel Ángel Solá, Marina Vlady

Votes: 483

26. Shunko (1960)

72 min | Drama, Family

7.4
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A teacher (Lautaro Murua) arrives to a small village in Santiago del Estero and must to educate children against the will of their parents.

Director: Lautaro Murúa | Stars: Lautaro Murúa, Raúl del Valle, Fanny Olivera, Orlando Sacha

Votes: 51

27. Hombre de la esquina rosada (1962)

70 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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Director: René Múgica | Stars: Ricardo Argemí, Alberto Barcel, Susana Brunetti, María Esther Buschiazzo

Votes: 43

28. La mano en la trampa (1961)

90 min | Drama

7.1
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A woman uncovers the secret of her aunt's withdrawal from the world and arranges a confrontation with the man who jilted her.

Director: Leopoldo Torre Nilsson | Stars: Elsa Daniel, Francisco Rabal, Leonardo Favio, María Rosa Gallo

Votes: 157

29. Pelota de trapo (1948)

120 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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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.

Director: Leopoldo Torres Ríos | Stars: Armando Bo, Santiago Arrieta, Floren Delbene, Orestes Caviglia

Votes: 67

30. La Raulito (1975)

95 min | Biography, Drama

6.9
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True-life story of a girl of the streets of Buenos Aires who passed for a boy.

Director: Lautaro Murúa | Stars: Marilina Ross, Duilio Marzio, Jorge Martínez, María Vaner

Votes: 85

31. Alias Gardelito (1961)

90 min | Drama

6.9
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Director: Lautaro Murúa | Stars: Alberto Argibay, Walter Vidarte, Tônia Carrero, Lautaro Murúa

Votes: 54

32. El jefe (1958)

90 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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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.

Director: Fernando Ayala | Stars: Alberto de Mendoza, Duilio Marzio, Orestes Caviglia, Leonardo Favio

Votes: 74

33. Autumn Sun (1996)

PG | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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Clara Goldstein is a lovely, middle-aged Jewish woman who, because of an impending visit from her American brother, is forced to create a contrived relationship with a man of her own faith.... See full summary »

Director: Eduardo Mignogna | Stars: Norma Aleandro, Federico Luppi, Jorge Luz, Cecilia Rossetto

Votes: 408

34. Veronico Cruz (1988)

Unrated | 95 min | Drama, War

7.2
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A rural teacher in Jujuy, establishes a friendly relationship with the inhabitants of Chorcán , a small Andean village . Circumstances in EEE Outbreak of War of the Malvinas and one of his ... See full summary »

Director: Miguel Pereira | Stars: Leopoldo Aban, Juan José Camero, Guillermo Delgado, Ana María González

Votes: 176

35. Boquitas pintadas (1974)

R | 120 min | Drama

7.0
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The life and the lovers of a few young women in a provincial town.

Director: Leopoldo Torre Nilsson | Stars: Alfredo Alcón, Marta González, Luisina Brando, Raúl Lavié

Votes: 193

36. The Hour of the Furnaces (1968)

Unrated | 260 min | Documentary

7.9
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Divided into three segments, namely 1 Neocolonialism, 2 Act for liberation, 3 Violence and liberation, the documentary lasts more than 4 hours this deals with the defense of the revolution ... See full summary »

Directors: Octavio Getino, Fernando E. Solanas | Stars: María de la Paz, Fernando E. Solanas, Edgardo Suárez, Fidel Castro

Votes: 707

37. Últimos días de la víctima (1982)

90 min | Crime, Mystery

7.4
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The story of a hitman, a man who kills other people for money, and the dangers that come with the job.

Director: Adolfo Aristarain | Stars: Federico Luppi, Soledad Silveyra, Ulises Dumont, Julio De Grazia

Votes: 276

38. Breve cielo (1969)

84 min | Drama

7.6
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Young and correct Paquito meets a girl on the streets of Buenos Aires. They spend some time around the city, while discovering the outgoing and enigmatic character of Delia.

Director: David José Kohon | Stars: Alberto Fernández de Rosa, Ana María Picchio, Gloria Raines, Zelmar Gueñol

Votes: 36

39. Gatica, el mono (1993)

136 min | Biography, Drama

7.2
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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.

Director: Leonardo Favio | Stars: Edgardo Nieva, Horacio Taicher, Juan Costa, María Eva Gatica

Votes: 381

40. Pampa bárbara (1945)

98 min | Drama, History, Western

7.4
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In a pillbox in the middle of the Pampa, its commander Hilario Castro decides to bring women from Buenos Aires, for not deserting soldiers.

Directors: Lucas Demare, Hugo Fregonese | Stars: Francisco Petrone, Luisa Vehil, Domingo Sapelli, Froilán Varela

Votes: 70

41. La vuelta al nido (1938)

77 min | Drama

7.0
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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.

Director: Leopoldo Torres Ríos | Stars: José Gola, Amelia Bence, Cielito, Julio Renato

Votes: 30

42. Casas de fuego (1995)

115 min | Biography, Drama

6.6
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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.

Director: Juan Bautista Stagnaro | Stars: Harry Havilio, José Luis Alfonzo, Miguel Ángel Solá, Maria Lorenzutti

Votes: 137

43. Quebracho (1974)

95 min | Drama

7.3
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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.

Director: Ricardo Wullicher | Stars: Juan Carlos Gené, Héctor Alterio, Luis Aranda, Diana Arias

Votes: 74

44. I Don't Want to Talk About It (1993)

PG-13 | 102 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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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, she erases any clues her daughter might ... See full summary »

Director: María Luisa Bemberg | Stars: Marcello Mastroianni, Luisina Brando, Alejandra Podesta, Betiana Blum

Votes: 304 | Gross: $0.25M

45. Darse cuenta (1984)

106 min | Drama

7.2
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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.

Director: Alejandro Doria | Stars: Luis Brandoni, Dora Baret, Luisina Brando, Lito Cruz

Votes: 212

46. Los martes orquídeas (1941)

84 min | Comedy

7.3
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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.

Director: Francisco Múgica | Stars: Enrique Serrano, Juan Carlos Thorry, Nuri Montsé, Felisa Mary

Votes: 58

47. Miss Mary (1986)

R | 100 min | Drama

6.8
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A young British woman is hired as a governess by a wealthy Argentine family. Through her position, she slowly sees how the upper class of society is slowly crumbling, and how a popular ... See full summary »

Director: María Luisa Bemberg | Stars: Julie Christie, Nacha Guevara, Eduardo Pavlovsky, Gerardo Romano

Votes: 179 | Gross: $0.27M

48. Pajarito Gómez (1965)

83 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Director: Rodolfo Kuhn | Stars: Héctor Pellegrini, María Cristina Laurenz, Nelly Beltrán, Lautaro Murúa

Votes: 75

49. Buenos Aires Vice Versa (1996)

122 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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This is Buenos Aires, its characters, its history, its reality. A complex movie for a complex city, depicted in the character's language, and in their relationship with the present and the ... See full summary »

Director: Alejandro Agresti | Stars: Vera Fogwill, Nicolás Pauls, Fernán Mirás, Mirta Busnelli

Votes: 405

50. Such Is Life (1939)

107 min

7.4
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A wealthy family of six with three daughters and a son grow together learning from and experiencing all the lessons of life. With firm and loving parents all four children find love and ... See full summary »

Director: Francisco Múgica | Stars: Enrique Muiño, Elías Alippi, Enrique Serrano, Sabina Olmos

Votes: 33

51. Moebius (1996)

88 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.9
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A train on the Buenos Aires subway system suddenly vanishes.

Director: Gustavo Mosquera R. | Stars: Guillermo Angelelli, Roberto Carnaghi, Annabella Levy, Jorge Petraglia

Votes: 1,514

52. Asesinato en el senado de la nación (1984)

105 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.0
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Director: Juan José Jusid | Stars: Pepe Soriano, Miguel Ángel Solá, Oscar Martínez, Alberto Segado

Votes: 103

53. El crimen de Oribe (1950)

85 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.6
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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.

Directors: Leopoldo Torre Nilsson, Leopoldo Torres Ríos | Stars: Roberto Escalada, Carlos Thompson, Raúl De Lange, María Concepción César

Votes: 42

54. Nazareno Cruz y el lobo (1975)

92 min | Drama, Horror, Fantasy

7.1
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Nazareno Cruz is the seventh son of a couple living in a high mountain village. According to a myth, a seventh son will become a wolf on nights of the full moon. Everyone in the village is ... See full summary »

Director: Leonardo Favio | Stars: Juan José Camero, Marina Magali, Alfredo Alcón, Lautaro Murúa

Votes: 388

55. La parte del león (1978)

85 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.1
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A man who dreams of striking it rich stumbles upon the loot of a heist.

Director: Adolfo Aristarain | Stars: Julio De Grazia, Luisina Brando, Fernanda Mistral, Beba Bidart

Votes: 194

56. Tres veces Ana (1961)

115 min | Drama

7.1
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Director: David José Kohon | Stars: María Vaner, Luis Medina Castro, Alberto Argibay, Walter Vidarte

Votes: 55

57. Fin de fiesta (1960)

104 min | Drama

7.1
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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.

Director: Leopoldo Torre Nilsson | Stars: Arturo García Buhr, Lautaro Murúa, Graciela Borges, Leonardo Favio

Votes: 51

58. Funny Dirty Little War (1983)

Unrated | 80 min | Comedy, Drama, War

7.2
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A small revolution breaks out in a small Argentine town, as one group of Peronists calls they newly elected peronist a communist. The newly elected official enlists the aid of allies ... See full summary »

Director: Héctor Olivera | Stars: Federico Luppi, Víctor Laplace, Héctor Bidonde, Rodolfo Ranni

Votes: 380

59. La fuga (1937)

92 min | Crime, Drama, Musical

6.9
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Daniel, a smuggler is chased by a policeman. In his escape are helped by the messages that his lover transmits to him in code by means of the tangos that sings in a radio program. To hide ... See full summary »

Director: Luis Saslavsky | Stars: Santiago Arrieta, Tita Merello, Francisco Petrone, Niní Gambier

Votes: 21

60. La sed (1961)

91 min | Drama

7.4
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Story set at the Chaco war between Bolivia and Paraguay.

Director: Lucas Demare | Stars: Vicente Ariño, Susy Castell, Lucas Demare, Carlos Dorrego

Votes: 33

61. Martín (Hache) (1997)

123 min | Drama

7.7
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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.

Director: Adolfo Aristarain | Stars: Federico Luppi, Juan Diego Botto, Eusebio Poncela, Cecilia Roth

Votes: 3,298

62. Un muro de silencio (1993)

105 min | Drama

7.8
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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?

Director: Lita Stantic | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Ofelia Medina, Lautaro Murúa, Lorenzo Quinteros

Votes: 107

63. Plata dulce (1982)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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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.

Director: Fernando Ayala | Stars: Federico Luppi, Julio De Grazia, Gianni Lunadei, Nora Cullen

Votes: 313

64. Dar la cara (1962)

110 min | Drama

7.4
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Director: José A. Martínez Suárez | Stars: Leonardo Favio, Lautaro Murúa, Nuria Torray, Luis Medina Castro

Votes: 43

65. Kilómetro 111 (1938)

103 min | Drama

7.0
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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.

Director: Mario Soffici | Stars: Pepe Arias, Delia Garcés, José Olarra, Ángel Magaña

Votes: 38

66. The South (1988)

R | 127 min | Drama

7.4
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The movie starts while Floreal, the main protagonist, was being released from the prison when the military coup ended in 1983. He is estranged to his former life because of his last few ... See full summary »

Director: Fernando E. Solanas | Stars: Susú Pecoraro, Miguel Ángel Solá, Philippe Léotard, Lito Cruz

Votes: 669

67. El amor es una mujer gorda (1987)

82 min | Drama

6.2
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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.

Director: Alejandro Agresti | Stars: Elio Marchi, Sergio Poves Campos, Carlos Roffé, Mario Luciani

Votes: 136

68. Cortázar (1994)

PG | 80 min | Documentary

7.8
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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.

Director: Tristán Bauer | Stars: Alfredo Alcón, Hugo Carrizo, Julio Cortázar, Aguston Goldschmidt

Votes: 80 | Gross: $0.37M

69. El ángel desnudo (1946)

85 min | Drama

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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.

Director: Carlos Hugo Christensen | Stars: Olga Zubarry, Guillermo Battaglia, Carlos Cores, Eduardo Cuitiño

Votes: 42

70. Barrio Gris (1954)

95 min | Drama

7.0
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Director: Mario Soffici | Stars: Luis Arata, Vicente Ariño, Ana Arneodo, María Esther Corán

Votes: 19

71. La muerte camina en la lluvia (1948)

73 min | Mystery, Thriller

7.1
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A murderer terrorizes a city by attacking on the streets on rainy days and always leaving a card with the name "S. López".

Director: Carlos Hugo Christensen | Stars: Olga Zubarry, Guillermo Battaglia, Eduardo Cuitiño, Nicolás Fregues

Votes: 61

72. La cifra impar (1962)

85 min | Drama, Mystery

6.8
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Director: Manuel Antin | Stars: Lautaro Murúa, María Rosa Gallo, Sergio Renán, Milagros de la Vega

Votes: 86

73. Night of the Pencils (1986)

105 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.4
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This films tells the true story of seven teenagers who agitated for reduced student bus fares under two different regimes in Argentina, with tragic results. At first succeeding under the ... See full summary »

Director: Héctor Olivera | Stars: Alejo García Pintos, Vita Escardó, Pablo Novak, Leonardo Sbaraglia

Votes: 1,379

74. Un guapo del '900 (1960)

84 min | Drama

7.1
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Director: Leopoldo Torre Nilsson | Stars: Alfredo Alcón, Arturo García Buhr, Elida Gay Palmer, Lydia Lamaison

Votes: 33

75. The Dark Side of the Heart (1992)

R | 127 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama

7.7
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Oliveiro is a young poet living in Buenos Aires where sometimes he has to sell his ideas to an advertising agency to make a living or exchange his poems for a steak. In Montevideo, he meets... See full summary »

Director: Eliseo Subiela | Stars: Darío Grandinetti, Sandra Ballesteros, Nacha Guevara, André Mélançon

Votes: 2,842

76. La caída (1959)

84 min | Drama

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Albertina, a pretty but wet university student, is hired by a bedridden widow to take care of her and her four children. Helping out around the house she soon discovers the kids live a life... See full summary »

Director: Leopoldo Torre Nilsson | Stars: Elsa Daniel, Duilio Marzio, Lautaro Murúa, Lydia Lamaison

Votes: 59

77. La dama duende (1945)

101 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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Doña Ángelica - a young widow recently 18 years old - falls in love and wants to marry an army officer named Don Manuel, but to do so she must evade the vigilance of her sister-in-law who ... See full summary »

Director: Luis Saslavsky | Stars: Manuel Collado, Helena Cortesina, Alberto de Mendoza, Enrique Diosdado

Votes: 22

78. Los hijos de Fierro (1978)

134 min | Drama

7.3
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Peronist view of its history between the fall in 1955 and the electoral triumph of 1973 using a metaphor of the poem Martin Fierro.

Director: Fernando E. Solanas | Stars: Julio Troxler, Antonio Ameijeiras, Juan Carlos Gené, Martiniano Martínez

Votes: 52

79. Invasión (1969)

123 min | Drama

7.4
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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.

Director: Hugo Santiago | Stars: Olga Zubarry, Lautaro Murúa, Juan Carlos Paz, Martín Adjemián

Votes: 412

80. Los jóvenes viejos (1962)

106 min | Drama

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Director: Rodolfo Kuhn | Stars: María Vaner, Alberto Argibay, Marcela López Rey, Jorge Rivera López

Votes: 40

81. Mercado de abasto (1955)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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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.

Director: Lucas Demare | Stars: Tita Merello, Pepe Arias, Juan José Miguez, Pepita Muñoz

Votes: 68

82. Su mejor alumno (1944)

114 min | Biography, Drama

6.7
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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.

Director: Lucas Demare | Stars: Enrique Muiño, Ángel Magaña, Orestes Caviglia, Norma Castillo

Votes: 36

83. El vampiro negro (1953)

90 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

7.0
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This clever "feminist" reworking of Fritz Lang's classic M focuses on the mothers of children stalked by a deranged pedophile.

Director: Román Viñoly Barreto | Stars: Olga Zubarry, Roberto Escalada, Nathán Pinzón, Nelly Panizza

Votes: 63

84. North Wind (1937)

92 min | Drama, Western

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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.

Director: Mario Soffici | Stars: Camila Quiroga, Enrique Muiño, Elías Alippi, Ángel Magaña

Votes: 21

85. I, the Worst of All (1990)

R | 105 min | Drama

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A viceroy and an archbishop take their posts in Mexico. A local nun, Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz (1651-1695), intrigues them. The viceroy and his wife find her brilliant and fascinating. The ... See full summary »

Director: María Luisa Bemberg | Stars: Assumpta Serna, Dominique Sanda, Héctor Alterio, Lautaro Murúa

Votes: 512 | Gross: $0.05M

86. Yesterday's Guys Used No Arsenic (1976)

110 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery

7.6
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Mara Ordaz, a former diva who lives in a mansion away from the city and sorrounded by memories together with her husband, her doctor and the person in charge of the administration of her ... See full summary »

Director: José A. Martínez Suárez | Stars: Mecha Ortiz, Arturo García Buhr, Narciso Ibáñez Menta, Mario Soffici

Votes: 99

87. Si muero antes de despertar (1952)

73 min | Thriller

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The plot centers on Lucio Santana, a lovable prankster and class clown whose dad happens to be a detective working on the serial killings of local children. When Lucho makes friends with a ... See full summary »

Director: Carlos Hugo Christensen | Stars: Néstor Zavarce, Blanca del Prado, Floren Delbene, Homero Cárpena

Votes: 87

88. Aquello que amamos (1959)

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Director: Leopoldo Torres Ríos | Stars: Lautaro Murúa, Aída Luz, Ana Casares, Luis María Galó

Votes: 6

89. Edad difícil (1956)

78 min

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Director: Leopoldo Torres Ríos | Stars: Carlos Benso, Enrique Colombo, Margarita Corona, Julia Dalmas

Votes: 20

90. Los gauchos judíos (1975)

110 min | Comedy, Musical, Drama

7.0
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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.

Director: Juan José Jusid | Stars: Pepe Soriano, Gina Maria Hidalgo, Víctor Laplace, Luisina Brando

Votes: 57

91. Los de la mesa 10 (1960)

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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 | Stars: María Aurelia Bisutti, Emilio Alfaro, Carlos Boris, Pedro Buchardo

Votes: 16

92. Más allá del olvido (1956)

93 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

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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.

Director: Hugo del Carril | Stars: Laura Hidalgo, Hugo del Carril, Pedro Laxalt, Eduardo Rudy

Votes: 100

93. No abras nunca esa puerta (1952)

85 min | Mystery, Thriller

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Two separate episodes that have in common the door which separates good from evil. In the first segment, "Alguien al teléfono", Ángel Magaña tries to avenge the death of his sister, a girl ... See full summary »

Director: Carlos Hugo Christensen | Stars: Ángel Magaña, Renée Dumas, Nicolás Fregues, Diana de Córdoba

Votes: 107

94. Tute Cabrero (1968)

70 min | Drama

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Director: Juan José Jusid | Stars: Luis Brandoni, Juan Carlos Gené, Alejandro Marcial, Hugo Midón

Votes: 25

95. Ayer fue primavera (1955)

85 min | Drama

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Director: Fernando Ayala | Stars: Roberto Escalada, Analía Gadé, Duilio Marzio, Orestes Soriani

Votes: 8

96. Where Words Fail (1946)

76 min | Drama

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The film recounts the life and work of famed concert pianist Dario Garzay.

Director: Hugo Fregonese | Stars: Enrique Muiño, Dario Garzay, Héctor Méndez, Italo Bertini

Votes: 31

97. Eva Peron: The True Story (1996)

PG | 120 min | Biography, Drama, History

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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.

Director: Juan Carlos Desanzo | Stars: Esther Goris, Víctor Laplace, Cristina Banegas, Pepe Novoa

Votes: 355

98. Gerónima (1986)

96 min | Drama

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Director: Raúl Alberto Tosso | Stars: Luisa Calcumil, Patricio Contreras, Mario Luciani, Ernesto Michel

Votes: 23

99. Historia de una noche (1941)

Drama

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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 | Stars: Santiago Arrieta, Sabina Olmos, Sebastián Chiola, Felisa Mary

Votes: 35

100. Safo, historia de una pasión (1943)

98 min | Drama

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The relationship between an experienced woman and a youngster which develops in a passion and a further social rejection.

Director: Carlos Hugo Christensen | Stars: Mecha Ortiz, Roberto Escalada, Miguel Gómez Bao, Nicolás Fregues

Votes: 43