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Spanish films recommended for non-Spaniards to watch
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1. La noche de los girasoles (2006)
123 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
The discovery of a young girl's dead body in a field of sunflowers near a small Spanish village will lead to a tragic string of events.
2. Agora (2009)
R | 127 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A historical drama set in Roman Egypt, concerning a slave who turns to the rising tide of Christianity in the hope of pursuing freedom while falling in love with his mistress, the famous philosophy and mathematics professor Hypatia of Alexandria.
Votes: 57,467 | Gross: $0.62M
4. The Impossible (2012)
PG-13 | 114 min | Drama, Thriller
The story of a tourist family in Thailand caught in the destruction and chaotic aftermath of the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami.
Votes: 162,701 | Gross: $19.02M
5. El mundo es nuestro (2012)
83 min | Comedy, Crime
Sevilla 2012. El Culebra y el Cabesa, dos raterillos chandaleros del tres al cuarto cercanos a la treintena, deciden dar su gran gol¬pe: atracar una sucursal bancaria y huir a Brasil ... See full synopsis »
7. The Miracle of P. Tinto (1998)
106 min | Comedy
Wafer factory-owner P. Tinto and his wife Olivia want a child of their own more than anything else in the world. Years of trying, however, have left them with nothing but a pair of ... See full summary »
8. Planet 51 (2009)
PG | 91 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
An alien civilization is invaded by Astronaut Chuck Baker, who believes that the planet was uninhabited. Wanted by the military, Baker must get back to his ship before it goes into orbit without him.
Votes: 44,155 | Gross: $42.09M
9. Dark Blue Almost Black (2006)
105 min | Drama
Just as his childhood sweetheart Natalia returns, his infertile brother Antonio asks Jorge to impregnate Paula, Antonio's imprisoned girlfriend.
Votes: 7,080 | Gross: $0.00M
10. 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: 14,129 | Gross: $0.02M
11. Airbag (1997)
124 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Mommy's boy Juantxo is engaged. Dragged to the party by his friends Konradin and Paco, he loses his expensive wedding ring inside the body of a prostitute. Mafioso whorehouse owner ... See full summary »
13. Welcome Mr. Marshall! (1953)
78 min | Comedy
After finding out that North American people are visiting the Spanish villages, the citizens of Villar del Río start preparing themselves to welcome them when they arrive.
14. Numbered Days (1994)
93 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A member of the ETA terrorist organization belongs to a commando which is preparing an outrage in Madrid. But he sets other priorities when he meets a girl who is addicted to drugs and for ... See full summary »
16. The Hidden Face (2011)
R | 97 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Shattered by the unexpected news, an aspiring orchestra conductor is puzzled by his girlfriend's mysterious and seemingly inexplicable case of disappearance.
17. The Devil's Backbone (2001)
R | 106 min | Drama, Horror
After Carlos - a 12-year-old whose father has died in the Spanish Civil War - arrives at an ominous boys' orphanage, he discovers the school is haunted and has many dark secrets that he must uncover.
Votes: 52,437 | Gross: $0.75M
18. 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: 31,373 | Gross: $1.49M
19. Planes para mañana (2010)
96 min | Drama
Three stories intertwined which occur in a single day. The day Ines discovers she is pregnant, Antonia decides to abandon her family and Marian realizes she is going to die. PLANS FOR ... See full summary »
20. Piedras (2002)
135 min | Drama
"In life, we first organize large stones (Piedras) such as love, friendship, family, and a career." In this way, we will find space between these to fit smaller stones, our small ... See full summary »
21. Los peores años de nuestra vida (1994)
100 min | Comedy, Romance
Alberto lives with his parents and his brother Roberto, quite attractive, who tells him there are lots of girls. Alberto is a romantic guy, and doesn't find a girl for his own. He knew he ... See full summary »
22. La gran familia (1962)
104 min | Comedy, Drama
Carlos Alonso and Mercedes Cebrián are parents of fifteen children of different ages. They all live with the grandfather and depend exclusively on Carlos work (moonlighting rigger) as the ... See full summary »
23. El bosque animado (1987)
107 min | Comedy, Fantasy
In the fantastic world of the "bosque animado" meet some people who have been transported to this place by a magic force. Now their histories cross one another.
25. Atraco a las tres (1962)
92 min | Comedy
Galindo works in a bank. One day he convinces the other employees in the bank to plan a hold-up in the bank they are working. They prepare everything carefully. However, real robbers come ... See full summary »
27. Patrimonio nacional (1981)
112 min | Comedy
Second installment of the saga of the Leguineche's preceded by "The National Shotgun" and completed by "National III". After the death of Franco (1975) and the restoration of the monarchy, ... See full summary »
28. Opera Prima (1980)
94 min | Comedy
Boy meets girl. Matias meets Violeta, his cousin ("prima") one morning in Madrid at the Plaza de Opera. He is twenty-five. She is 18. He's a divorced journalist trying to write a thriller. ... See full summary »
29. Epílogo (1984)
92 min | Drama
For many years Rocabruno and Ditirambo signed their novels together, worked together and were in love with the same woman, but came a time when they separated. Ten years later, Ditirambo ... See full summary »