Best Spanish Films

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1.
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
 
2.
The Exterminating Angel (1962)
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The guests at an upper-class dinner party find themselves unable to leave. (95 mins.)
Director: Luis Buñuel
 
3.
Pepi, Luci, Bom and Other Girls Like Mom (1980)
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Pepi is raped by the policeman who catches her growing marijuana in her apartment. She seeks revenge by getting his masochist wife to leave him. (82 mins.)
 
4.
Labyrinth of Passion (1982)
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A camp melodrama/comedy about Sexilia (a nymphomaniac), Sadec (a gay Islamic terrorist), Riza Niro (the son of the emperor of Tiran)... (100 mins.)
 
5.
Dark Habits (1983)
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A nightclub singer seeks refuge with gay nuns on dope in a Madrid convent. (114 mins.)
Director: Pedro Almodovar
 
6.
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
 
7.
Matador (1986)
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An ex-bullfighter who gets turned on by killing, a lady lawyer with the same fetish and a young man driven insane by his religious upbringing... (110 mins.)
 
8.
Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (1988)
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Pepas's lover, Iván, leaves her and she tries to contact him to find out why he's left. In her search for Iván... (88 mins.)
 
9.
The Ages of Lulu (1990)
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The story of a young woman's descent into the kinky and dangerous sexual underground in Madrid. (95 mins.)
Director: Bigas Luna
 
10.
Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (1989)
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An unbalanced but alluring former mental patient takes a porn star prisoner in the hopes of convincing her to marry him. (101 mins.)
 
11.
High Heels (1991)
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A girl's mother returns after 15 years to find her daughter has married one of her (the mother's) old boyfriends... (112 mins.)
 
12.
Jamón, Jamón (1992)
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Jose Luis is an executive at his parents underwear factory where his girlfriend Sylvia works on the shop floor... (95 mins.)
Director: Bigas Luna
 
13.
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
 
14.
Kika (1993)
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Kika, a young cosmetologist, is called to the mansion of Nicolas, an American writer to make-up the corpse of his stepson... (114 mins.)
 
15.
The Red Squirrel (1993)
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Jota is about to commit suicide. As he fighting against himself, trying to jump off a bridge, a girl riding a motorcycle falls off the bridge... (114 mins.)
Director: Julio Medem
 
16.
The Flower of My Secret (1995)
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Leo Macias writes sentimental novels with great success but hidden under a pseudonym, Amanda Gris. She... (103 mins.)
 
17.
Earth (1996)
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Angel, an exterminator recently released from a mental hospital, comes to rid a small Spanish town of tiny grubs in the soil... (125 mins.)
Director: Julio Medem
 
18.
Open Your Eyes (1997)
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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.)
 
19.
Live Flesh (1997)
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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... (103 mins.)
Director: Pedro Almodovar
 
20.
Lovers of the Arctic Circle (1998)
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In Lapland Finland, under the eternal midnight sun, two ardent lovers will reunite once again after a long period apart, governed by a powerful and eloquent circular motif that is woven by destiny, faith and love. (112 mins.)
Director: Julio Medem
 
21.
All About My Mother (1999)
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Young Esteban wants to become a writer and also to discover the identity of his father, carefully concealed by his mother Manuela. (101 mins.)
 
22.
Everything Happens to Me (2001)
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Longtime friends Angel and Edu share a flat. Angel is a pretty boy, but a very straight arrow sort of young man... (108 mins.)
 
23.
Sex and Lucia (2001)
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Various lives converge on an isolated island, all connected by an author whose novel has become inextricably entwined with his own life. (128 mins.)
Director: Julio Medem
 
24.
Clara y Elena (2001)
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This is the story of two sisters and their different ways of life. (98 mins.)
Director: Manuel Iborra
 
25.
Sound of the Sea (2001)
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A new literature teacher, Ulises, comes to a small town near the sea and falls in love with a young woman... (95 mins.)
Director: Bigas Luna
 
26.
My Mother Likes Women (2002)
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In Madrid, the divorced middle-age pianist Sofía discloses to her daughters Elvira, Gimena and Sol on... (96 mins.)
 
27.
Mondays in the Sun (2002)
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This is the story of those who live as if every day was a constant Sunday, those who spend their Mondays in the sun. The story of people who worked in a dockyard but are now unemployed. (113 mins.)
 
28.
Talk to Her (2002)
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Two men share an odd friendship while they care for two women who are both in deep comas. (112 mins.)
 
29.
Carmen (2003)
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Based on the novel by Prosper Merimee, CARMEN is the classic tale of forbidden passion between a young man (Leonardo Sbaraglia) and a spoken-for woman... (119 mins.)
Director: Vicente Aranda
 
30.
Take My Eyes (2003)
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One winter night, Pilar runs away from home. With her, she takes only a few belongings and her son, Juan. Antonio soon sets out to look for her. He says Pilar is his sunshine, and what's more, "She gave him her eyes"... (109 mins.)
Director: Icíar Bollaín
 
31.
El regalo de Silvia (2003)
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Silvia, has decided to commit suicide and leave a video note saying that she wishes to donate her organs and save the lives of a few strangers. (103 mins.)
Director: Dionisio Pérez
 
32.
Bad Education (2004)
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An examination on the effect of Franco-era religious schooling and sexual abuse on the lives of two longtime friends. (106 mins.)
 
33.
The Sea Inside (2004)
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The factual story of Spaniard Ramon Sampedro, who fought a thirty-year campaign in favor of euthanasia and his own right to die. (125 mins.)
 
34.
The Method (2005)
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During IMF & World Bank Summit and demonstrations which upset Madrid, like other capitals, major corporation... (115 mins.)
 
35.
Malas temporadas (2005)
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(115 mins.)
 
36.
El Calentito (2005)
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Sara is a high-class girl overprotected by her hysteric mother. During a weekend, she goes to a pub... (90 mins.)
Director: Chus Gutiérrez
 
37.
Volver (2006)
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After her death, a mother returns to her home town in order to fix the situations she couldn't resolve during her life. (121 mins.)
 
38.
The Blind Sunflowers (2008)
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Ourense, Spain, 1940. Every time that Elena locks the door, she locks her secrets. Her husband Ricardo... (98 mins.)
 
39.
Insignificant Things (2008)
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Esmeralda is a lonely teenager with a strange obsession : she gathers lost or left behind objects and keeps them in a box underneath her bed. This story tells the backgrounds of these objects. (98 mins.)
 
40.
Broken Embraces (2009)
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Harry Caine, a blind writer, reaches this moment in time when he has to heal his wounds from 14 years back. He was then still known by his real name, Mateo Blanco, and directing his last movie. (127 mins.)
 
41.
Even the Rain (2010)
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As a director and his crew shoot a controversial film about Christopher Columbus in Cochabamba, Bolivia, local people rise up against plans to privatize the water supply. (103 mins.)
Director: Icíar Bollaín
 
42.
The Skin I Live In (2011)
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A brilliant plastic surgeon, haunted by past tragedies, creates a type of synthetic skin that withstands any kind of damage. His guinea pig: a mysterious and volatile woman who holds the key to his obsession. (120 mins.)
 
43.
No (2012)
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An ad executive comes up with a campaign to defeat Augusto Pinochet in Chile's 1988 referendum. (118 mins.)
Director: Pablo Larraín
 
44.
Spanish Affair (2014)
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Rafael, a Sevillian who has never left Andalucia, decides to leave his homeland to follow Amaia, a Basque girl unlike other women whom he has ever known. (98 mins.)
 
45.
Julieta (2016)
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After a casual encounter, a brokenhearted woman decides to confront her life and the most important events about her stranded daughter. (99 mins.)
 
46.
Neruda (2016)
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An inspector hunts down Nobel Prize-winning Chilean poet, Pablo Neruda, who becomes a fugitive in his home country in the late 1940s for joining the Communist Party. (107 mins.)
Director: Pablo Larraín
 
47.
The Olive Tree (2016)
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A girl, her uncle and a friend start an emotional travel to recover a family tree. (100 mins.)
Director: Iciar Bollain