Spanish Conquest of the Americas Movies

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El Dorado (1988)
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The film tells the epic story of an expedition that took place between 1560 and 1561, headed by Pedro de Ursúa... (149 mins.)
Director: Carlos Saura
 
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Christopher Columbus: The Discovery (1992)
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Genoese navigator overcomes intrigue in the court of King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella of Spain and gains financing for his expedition to the East Indies. (120 mins.)
Director: John Glen
 
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The Mission (1986)
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18th century Spanish Jesuits try to protect a remote South American Indian tribe in danger of falling under the rule of pro-slavery Portugal. (125 mins.)
Director: Roland Joffé
 
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Aguirre, the Wrath of God (1972)
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In the 16th century, the ruthless and insane Don Lope de Aguirre leads a Spanish expedition in search of El Dorado. (95 mins.)
Director: Werner Herzog
 
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The Royal Hunt of the Sun (1969)
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The Spanish explorer Pizarro captures the Inca god-chief Atahualpa and promises to free him upon the delivery of a hoard of gold... (121 mins.)
Director: Irving Lerner
 
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1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992)
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Christopher Columbus' discovery of the Americas and the effect this has on the indigenous people. (154 mins.)
Director: Ridley Scott
 
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Captain from Castile (1947)
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The invasion of Mexico by Cortez, as seen by a young Spanish officer fleeing the Inquisition. (140 mins.)
Director: Henry King
 
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Cabeza de Vaca (1991)
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A handful of survivors from a disastrous 1528 Spanish expedition to Florida journey across the coast until they reach Mexico. (112 mins.)
 
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Eréndira la indomable (2006)
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A young woman fights Spanish Conquistadors to protect her people. (117 mins.)
 
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Christopher Columbus (1949)
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Christopher Columbus overcomes intrigue at the Spanish court and convinces Queen Isabella that his plan to reach the East by sailing west is practical. (99 mins.)
Director: David MacDonald
 
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Seven Cities of Gold (1955)
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In 1769, a Spanish expedition to California seeks to conquer the land and discover its famed gold treasures while missionaries aim to gain new converts and establish a network of Catholic missions. (103 mins.)
Director: Robert D. Webb
 
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La otra conquista (1998)
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It is May 1520 in the vast Aztec Empire one year after the Spanish Conqueror Hernán Cortés' arrival in Mexico... (105 mins.)
 
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La araucana (1971)
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(100 mins.)
Director: Julio Coll
 
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El jardín de la tía Isabel (1971)
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Lope de Vega leads an expedition in search of El Dorado. (104 mins.)
Director: Felipe Cazals
 
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Retorno a Aztlán (1991)
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A very hard drought devastates an ancient Mexican empire. Warriors and priests fight for power while people are dying... (90 mins.)
 
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Dawn of America (1951)
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The story of Cristóbal Colón's tribulations to get financial support for a maritime expedition which should have provided a new commercial route to the Far East but discovered America instead. (112 mins.)
Director: Juan de Orduña
 
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La controverse de Valladolid (1992 TV Movie)
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Spain conquered the seas, found a new world and different realities than the one known in Europe. But... (90 mins.)
 
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Kino (1993)
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(109 mins.)
Director: Felipe Cazals
 
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Fray Bartolomé de las Casas (1982 Documentary)
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(35 mins.)
 
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Pizarro - La conquista del Perú (1970 Documentary)
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(18 mins.)
 
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Cuando Pizarro, Cortez y Orellana eran amigos (1979)
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An anthropological fable surrounding the clash of two cultures in the conquest of America. (89 mins.)
Director: Gilberto Macedo
 
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Hernán Cortez (1974 Short Film)
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(30 mins.)
Director: Raúl Araiza
 
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Ven que te cuento (2007 TV Series)
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(25 mins.)
 
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Paisaje con figuras (1976 TV Series)
Episode: Francisco de Pizarro (1976)
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(30 mins.)
 
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The Road to El Dorado (2000)
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Two swindlers get their hands on a map to the fabled city of gold, El Dorado. (89 mins.)
 
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La virgen de Guadalupe (1976)
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In December, 1531, cross-currents are at work: led by the cruel Captain Delgadillo, Spanish troops are... (105 mins.)
Director: Alfredo Salazar
 
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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
 
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La primera fundación de Buenos Aires (1959 Short Film)
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Director: Fernando Birri
 
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Cristóvão Colombo - O Enigma (2007)
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A true story of a doctor and his wife who went on a journey in order to prove that discoverer Christopher Columbus was in fact Portuguese. (75 mins.)
 
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Balboa (1963)
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Film inspired on the life of Vasco Núñez de Balboa. (96 mins.)
 
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Il était une fois... les explorateurs (1996 TV Series)
Episode: Amerigo Vespucci (1996)
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Everyone knows that Christopher Colombus discovered America. So why is it that this continent is not called Columbia, for example, instead of America? (30 mins.)
 
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Vespucci (????)
Amerigo Vespucci on the land of the birds and colors at the discovery of the New Continent. He arrives with his caravels and lands on the coasts of Brazil.
Director: Lorenzo Raveggi
 
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Nuevo mundo (1978)
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A story of a priest set in the 16th century Mexico who converted the local pagan population to Christianity by making a statue of Virgin Mary resembling a native woman. (95 mins.)
Director: Gabriel Retes
 
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Jericho (1991)
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At early 16th century a priest joins the spanish conquerros in order to bring christianity to the indios... (90 mins.)
 
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The Good Bastard (2001)
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Period film. A half breed Spanish-Indian soldier returns to Peru from Europe in 1618 to find a document that can prove he is not illegitimate (130 mins.)
 
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Chilam Balam (1955)
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(94 mins.)