From Europe - SPAINby Caltiki05 | created - 27 Nov 2011 | updated - 26 Sep 2015 | Public
Spanish movies I liked + Ones I have, but not seen.
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1. The Charmer (1907)
5 min | Short
A Brahman stuffs a serpent into a cocoon, and a butterfly woman comes out. She makes more butterflies come out of the same cocoon till a whole crowd of them are swarming the jungle. When ... See full summary »
Director: Segundo de Chomón
2. The Electric Hotel (1908)
8 min | Animation, Short, Fantasy
An enthusiastic young couple is astounded with modern technology's giant leaps in the fascinating field of electricity.
3. The Rocket from Calabuch (1956)
93 min | Comedy
Professor Jorge Serra Hamilton, an American scientist specialist in the atomic bomb, flees from their transcendental duties, in order to take shelter incognito and for a time in the idyllic... See full summary »
4. Fedra, the Devil's Daughter (1956)
100 min | Drama
Estrella, a wild young woman, is lusted after by every man and therefore hated by the female community.
5. Viridiana (1961)
Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Drama
Viridiana, a young nun about to take her final vows, pays a visit to her widowed uncle at the request of her Mother Superior.
6. The Executioner (1963)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Comedy
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.
7. Count Dracula (1970)
PG | 98 min | Horror
Jess Franco's version of the Bram Stoker classic has Count Dracula as an old man who grows younger whenever he dines on the blood of young maidens.
8. Tristana (1970)
PG-13 | 99 min | Drama
Shortly after her mother's death, an innocent and youthful woman will find refuge into the household of her middle-aged aristocratic guardian, who will submit her to his sexual advances.
Votes: 8,059 | Gross: $0.01M
9. Vampyros Lesbos (1971)
Unrated | 89 min | Horror
An erotic horror tale about a vixen vampiress seducing and killing women to appease her insatiable thirst for female blood.
11. The Discreet Charm of the Bourgeoisie (1972)
PG | 102 min | Comedy
A surreal, virtually plotless series of dreams centered around six middle-class people and their consistently interrupted attempts to have a meal together.
Votes: 30,304 | Gross: $0.20M
12. Ceremonia sangrienta (1973)
R | 102 min | Horror
The ageing Countess discovers that the blood of a maid can temporarily restore her youth and great beauty. She falls in love with a dashing young soldier but is compelled to kill again and ... See full summary »
13. El espíritu de la colmena (1973)
Unrated | 95 min | Drama, Fantasy
In 1940, after watching and being traumatized by the movie Frankenstein (1931), a sensitive seven year-old girl living in a small Spanish village drifts into her own fantasy world.
14. The Living Dead at Manchester Morgue (1974)
R | 95 min | Horror
A cop chases two hippies suspected of a series of Manson family-like murders; unbeknownst to him, the real culprits are the living dead, brought to life with a thirst for human flesh by chemical pesticides being used by area farmers.
15. Night of the Seagulls (1975)
R | 89 min | Horror
In this final installment of the Blind Dead series, a doctor and his wife move to a small inhospitable coastal village where he plans to start a practice only to discover that undead demon-worshiping Templar Knights haunt the place.
16. Cria Cuervos (1976)
PG | 105 min | Drama
Three orphaned sisters under the custody of their stern aunt and their handicapped grandmother will have to acclimatise to the new conditions of their shared life, overcome life's constant impediments, and in the process, grow up.
17. Leo es pardo (1976)
10 min | Short, Horror
18. Who Can Kill a Child? (1976)
R | 112 min | Horror
A couple of English tourists arrive on an island where all the children have gone crazy and are murdering the adults.
19. Arrebato (1979)
105 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A low budget horror filmmaker gets in touch with an eccentric who is trying to film his consciousness during drug abuse.
20. El Sur (1983)
95 min | Drama, Romance
The movie tells a melancholic story of a little girl who is living in a city in the north of Spain. She is fascinated by the secrets of the south which seem to be hidden in the personality ... See full summary »
22. Tras el cristal (1986)
Unrated | 110 min | Drama, Horror
In Spain, the former Nazi doctor Klaus tries to commit suicide jumping off the roof of his manor. However, he survives with the entire body paralyzed and dependable of an iron lung with ... See full summary »
23. Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988)
R | 88 min | Comedy, Drama
Pepas's lover, Iván, leaves her and she tries to contact him to find out why he's left. In her search for Iván, she confronts his wife and son, who are as clueless as she is. Meanwhile; ... See full summary »
Votes: 28,115 | Gross: $7.18M
24. Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (1989)
NC-17 | 101 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
An unbalanced but alluring former mental patient takes a porn star prisoner in the hopes of convincing her to marry him.
Votes: 19,885 | Gross: $4.09M
25. Mirindas asesinas (1991)
12 min | Short, Horror, Thriller
A man comes into a bar in which there's only one other customer and asks the bartender to serve him a Mirinda (a Spanish orange drink). But then he refuses to pay for it, saying that the ... See full summary »
26. El sol del membrillo (1992)
133 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
The artist, Antonio Lopez, tries to paint the quince tree he planted some time back in his garden. Throughout his life, he has worked on the same theme many times, almost as if it were a ... See full summary »
27. El día de la bestia (1995)
R | 99 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
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.
Votes: 14,122 | Gross: $0.02M
28. Tesis (1996)
R | 125 min | Mystery, Thriller
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...
9/10 Amenábar makes his debut writing and directing a very interesting low-budget thriller. In a clever and original way, he deals with an extreme subject, such as snuff-movies. Urban legend or reality? In a more general sense, this film is a reflection on the cult of violence in our society. How media celebrate it and why people feel repulsion and, at the same time, are attracted to scenes of violence and death. Little Big Film. Simple, realistic, suspenseful, involving.
29. Open Your Eyes (1997)
R | 117 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
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.
Votes: 56,457 | Gross: $0.37M
30. Live Flesh (1997)
R | 103 min | Drama
After leaving jail, Víctor is still in love with Elena, but she's married to the former cop -now basketball player- who became paralysed by a shot from Víctor's gun...
Votes: 24,488 | Gross: $1.54M
31. Perdita Durango (1997)
R | 126 min | Action, Crime, Horror
A psychotic criminal couple kidnaps a random teenage couple. The woman rapes the male captive, and lets him watch his lover being raped by the man. They then plan to sacrifice the couple.
32. Genesis (I) (1998)
30 min | Short, Horror
A sculptor is traumatized by the death of his wife in a car accident. He builds a sculpture in her memory. As the lifelike sculpture begins to bleed through the cracks of clay, the ... See full summary »
33. Muertos de risa (1999)
R | 113 min | Comedy, Drama
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.
34. All About My Mother (1999)
R | 101 min | Drama
Young Esteban wants to become a writer and also to discover the identity of his father, carefully concealed by his mother Manuela.
Votes: 75,515 | Gross: $8.26M
35. La comunidad (2000)
R | 110 min | Comedy, Crime, Horror
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.
36. Sex and Lucia (2001)
R | 128 min | Drama, Romance
Various lives converge on an isolated island, all connected by an author whose novel has become inextricably entwined with his own life.
Votes: 31,367 | Gross: $1.49M
37. The Others (2001)
PG-13 | 104 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A woman who lives in a darkened old house with her two photosensitive children becomes convinced that her family home is haunted.
Votes: 293,940 | Gross: $96.52M
38. Talk to Her (2002)
R | 112 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
Two men share an odd friendship while they care for two women who are both in deep comas.
Votes: 92,289 | Gross: $9.28M
39. Palabras encadenadas (2003)
89 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A mild-mannered psychopath plays mind-games with a woman he has tied to a chair in his basement.
40. El Crimen Perfecto (The Perfect Crime) (2004)
Unrated | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller
An ambitious salesman will do anything for that big promotion he's been chasing, but inevitably, he will learn that there is no such thing as the perfect crime.
41. Bad Education (2004)
NC-17 | 106 min | Crime, Drama
An examination on the effect of Franco-era religious schooling and sexual abuse on the lives of two longtime friends.
Votes: 48,621 | Gross: $5.21M
42. Películas para no dormir: Cuento de navidad (2005 TV Movie)
71 min | Horror, Thriller
In 1985, in a coastal town, the friends Koldo, Peti, Tito, Eugenio and Moni stumble with a woman dressed like Santa Claus trapped in a hole in the woods. While to boys go to the police ... See full summary »
43. Películas para no dormir: La habitación del niño (2006 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 77 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
In Spain, the sports journalist Juan has a perfect life with his wife Sonia: they have just had a baby and moved to an old house that needs to be repaired in a fancy neighborhood. When ... See full summary »
44. Películas para no dormir: Para entrar a vivir (2006 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 68 min | Horror, Thriller
Mario and his pregnant girlfriend Clara are trying to find in a short period a new apartment to live since they have sold their apartment and they need to move in fifteen days. When Mario ... See full summary »
45. Volver (I) (2006)
R | 121 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
After her death, a mother returns to her home town in order to fix the situations she couldn't resolve during her life.
Votes: 82,712 | Gross: $12.90M
46. The Orphanage (2007)
R | 105 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
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.
Votes: 129,475 | Gross: $7.16M
47. Los cronocrímenes (2007)
R | 92 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
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.
Votes: 47,404 | Gross: $0.04M
48. [Rec] (2007)
R | 78 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi
A television reporter and cameraman follow emergency workers into a dark apartment building and are quickly locked inside with something terrifying.
49. The Last Circus (2010)
R | 107 min | Comedy, Drama
A young trapeze artist must decide between her lust for Sergio, the Happy Clown, or her affection for Javier, the Sad Clown, both of whom are deeply disturbed.
Votes: 11,245 | Gross: $0.04M
50. Mientras duermes (2011)
Not Rated | 102 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
You wake day after day to the comfort and security of your home. But how safe is it really?
51. Snow White (2012)
PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Fantasy
A twist on the Snow White fairy tale that is set in 1920s Seville and centered on a female bullfighter.
Votes: 8,615 | Gross: $0.28M
52. Witching and Bitching (2013)
Unrated | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Horror
On the run from the Police, a gang of armed robbers finds a safe haven in a secluded village crammed with witches, only to encounter the bizarre, the unexpected and the occult.
54. Tombs of the Blind Dead (1972)
PG | 101 min | Horror
In the 13th century there existed a legion of evil knights known as the Templars, who quested for eternal life by drinking human blood and committing sacrifices. Executed for their unholy ... See full summary »
55. Celda 211 (2009)
113 min | Action, Crime, Drama
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.