The Spanish Conquest of Mexicoby fra_angelico | created - 26 Feb 2013 | updated - 8 months ago | Public
Here you will find interesting movies about the discovery of the Americas, the conquest of Mexico and the Viceroyalty of New Spain.
(Aquí podrás encontrar películas sobre el descubrimiento de América, la conquista de México y el virreino de la Nueva España)
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1. La controverse de Valladolid (1992 TV Movie)
90 min | Drama, History
Spain conquered the seas, found a new world and different realities than the one known in Europe. But a question needed to be answered with what they found in those new territories: do the ... See full summary »
2. La otra conquista (1998)
R | 105 min | Drama, History
It is May 1520 in the vast Aztec Empire one year after the Spanish Conqueror Hernán Cortés' arrival in Mexico. "The Other Conquest" opens with the infamous massacre of the Aztecs at the ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,054 | Gross: $0.89M
4. El baile de San Juan (2010)
120 min | Drama, History
During the final decade of 18th century in Mexico City, capital of the vice-royalty of New Spain, the official choreographer publicly complains of the abusive and unjust methods of the ... See full summary »
5. Retorno a Aztlán (1991)
90 min | Drama, History
A very hard drought devastates an ancient Mexican empire. Warriors and priests fight for power while people are dying. A group of priests return to Aztlan, the mythological place where ... See full summary »
6. Apocalypto (2006)
R | 139 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
As the Mayan kingdom faces its decline, a young man is taken on a perilous journey to a world ruled by fear and oppression.
Votes: 255,805 | Gross: $50.87M
8. Nuevo mundo (1978)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, History
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.
10. I, the Worst of All (1990)
R | 105 min | Drama
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 »
Votes: 514 | Gross: $0.05M
11. Cabeza de Vaca (1991)
R | 111 min | Adventure, Drama, History
A handful of survivors from a disastrous 1528 Spanish expedition to Florida journey across the coast until they reach Mexico.
Votes: 894 | Gross: $0.79M
12. 1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992)
PG-13 | 154 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
Christopher Columbus' discovery of the Americas and the effect this has on the indigenous people.
Votes: 24,557 | Gross: $7.19M