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1.
Lovers of the Arctic Circle (1998)
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Otto and Ana are kids when they meet each other. Their names are palindromes. They meet by chance, people are related by chance... (112 mins.)
Director: Julio Medem
 
2.
Thesis (1996)
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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... (125 mins.)
 
3.
Volver a empezar (1982)
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A Nobel prize winner returns to his natal city looking for his home. (87 mins.)
 
4.
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.)
 
5.
Goya in Bordeaux (1999)
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Francisco Goya (1746-1828), deaf and ill, lives the last years of his life in voluntary exile in Bordeaux... (100 mins.)
Director: Carlos Saura
 
6.
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.)
 
7.
For the Good of Others (2010)
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Diego is a doctor so used to working in extreme situations that he has immunized himself to others' pain... (107 mins.)
Director: Oskar Santos
 
8.
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
 
9.
The Method (2005)
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During IMF & World Bank Summit and demonstrations which upset Madrid, like other capitals, major corporation... (115 mins.)
 
10.
Mad Love (2001)
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The love story who transformed Juana, Queen of Spain, into Juana "The mad". A story of passions, lies and jealousy with a politic fight behind. (115 mins.)
Director: Vicente Aranda
 
11.
Agnosia (2010)
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Joana Prats suffers from agnosia, a strange neuropsychological illness that affects her perception.... (105 mins.)
Director: Eugenio Mira
 
12.
Law of Desire (1987)
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A film maker's sexual disorientation jeopardizes his latest project. (102 mins.)
Director: Pedro Almodovar
 
13.
The Devil's Backbone (2001)
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After Carlos, a 12-year-old whose father has died in the Spanish Civil War, arrives at an ominous boy's orphanage he discovers the school is haunted and has many dark secrets that he must uncover. (106 mins.)
 
14.
Iberia (2005)
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A series of dances inspired by composer Isaac Albéniz's "Iberia" suite. (99 mins.)
Director: Carlos Saura
 
15.
Mediterranean Food (2009)
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Sofia's story, the best chef the world, and the two men who helped her to become a legend. (102 mins.)
 
16.
Me Too (2009)
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Daniel - a recent university graduate with Down's Syndrome - falls in love on his first day at work in the Department of Social Services... (103 mins.)
 
17.
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.)
 
18.
Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
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In the falangist Spain of 1944, the bookish young stepdaughter of a sadistic army officer escapes into an eerie but captivating fantasy world. (118 mins.)
 
19.
The Orphanage (2007)
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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. (105 mins.)
Director: J.A. Bayona
 
20.
The Hidden Face (2011)
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A Spanish orchestra conductor deals with the mysterious disappearance of his girlfriend. (97 mins.)
Director: Andi Baiz
 
21.
Sleep Tight (2011)
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You wake day after day to the comfort and security of your home. But how safe is it really? (102 mins.)
 
22.
Chaotic Ana (2007)
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A countdown, 10, 9, 8, 7... until 0, like in hypnosis, through which Ana proves that she does not live alone. (118 mins.)
Director: Julio Medem
 
23.
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
 
24.
Belle de Jour (1967)
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A frigid young housewife decides to spend her midweek afternoons as a prostitute. (101 mins.)
Director: Luis Bunuel
 
25.
The Dancer and the Thief (2009)
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With the advent of democracy in Chile, a general amnesty for prisoners of non violent crime is enacted... (127 mins.)
Director: Fernando Trueba
 
26.
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.)
 
27.
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.)
 
28.
Thieves (2007)
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The main character is a nameless boy (Juan Jose Ballesta) who was taught to steal wallets by his absent mother... (101 mins.)
 
29.
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.)
 
30.
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.)
 
31.
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.)
 
32.
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
 
33.
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.)
 
34.
Dark Blue Almost Black (2006)
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Just as his childhood sweetheart Natalia returns, his infertile brother Antonio asks Jorge to impregnate Paula, Antonio's imprisoned girlfriend. (105 mins.)
 
35.
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.)
 
36.
The 2 Sides of the Bed (2005)
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Three years have passed and the boys seem to have matured. Javier is going to marry Marta and Pedro... (104 mins.)
 
37.
Princesas (2005)
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Friendship and love in the world of prostitution in Spain. (113 mins.)
 
38.
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
 
39.
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
 
40.
Peppermint Frappé (1967)
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Julian, a middle-aged single doctor, meets his childhood friend Pablo again. The latter is back from... (92 mins.)
Director: Carlos Saura
 
41.
Death of a Cyclist (1955)
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A couple having an affair strike a bicyclist with their car and do not offer aid out of fear of their relationship being exposed. (88 mins.)
Director: J.A. Bardem
 
42.
Quince Tree of the Sun (1992 Documentary)
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The artist, Antonio Lopez, tries to paint the quince tree he planted some time back in his garden. Throughout his life... (133 mins.)
Director: Victor Erice
 
43.
Welcome Mr. Marshall! (1953)
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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. (78 mins.)
 
44.
Main Street (1956)
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A couple of friends decide to have a good time and play a trick on an unmarried woman. Therefore one of them has to pretend to fall in love with her. (99 mins.)
Director: J.A. Bardem
 
45.
Wolf (2004)
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Based on a true story. In the 70's, during the last stages of Franco's dictatorship, Txema, a basque construction worker... (125 mins.)
Director: Miguel Courtois
 
46.
The Other Side of the Bed (2002)
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Two couples entwine on their search for love. (114 mins.)
 
47.
Unit 7 (2012)
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A squad of four undercover cops are charged with cleaning up the streets of Seville from drugs and prostitution. (96 mins.)
 
48.
The Day of the Beast (1995)
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A Basque priest finds by means of a cabalistic study of the Bible that the Antichrist is going to be born on Christmas Day in Madrid... (103 mins.)
 
49.
Three Steps Above Heaven (2010)
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Story of two young people who belong to different worlds. It is the chronicle of a love improbable,... (118 mins.)
 
50.
I Want You (2012)
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The sequel of Three Meters Above The Sky, starts with the return of H to his hometown where reconnecting with the past means struggle and also a new love. (120 mins.)
 
51.
Brain Drain (2009)
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Emilio, a shy, not too brilliant pupil at a humble local secondary school, has always harbored a secret love for Natalia... (104 mins.)
 
52.
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
 
53.
The Phone Box (1972 Short Film)
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A man gets trapped inside a telephone box and nobody is able to free him. (35 mins.)
Director: Antonio Mercero
 
54.
Agua con sal (2005)
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Olga believes she has achieved the chance of a lifetime when she arrives in Spain, only to find out that she is an illegal immigrant. (94 mins.)
 
55.
Bwana (1996)
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Antonio, a taxi driver, his wife, and two chidren arrive one fine afternoon at a solitary beach, looking for sea-shells... (90 mins.)
Director: Imanol Uribe
 
56.
14 kilómetros (2007)
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Three people looking for a better life become stranded in the desert with little hope of survival in this drama from Spain... (95 mins.)
 
57.
Savages (2001)
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(98 mins.)
Director: Carlos Molinero
 
58.
Things I Left in Havana (1997)
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Tres hermanas cubanas llegan a madrid en busca de una situación mejor. En Madrid encuentran a una tía... (110 mins.)
 
59.
Crossing Borders (2006)
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Spain 1960, the dawn of the country's economic development. Industrial "reorganization" means that many... (102 mins.)
Director: Carlos Iglesias
 
60.
Snow White (2012)
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A twist on the Snow White fairy tale that is set in 1920s Seville and centered on a female bullfighter. (104 mins.)
Director: Pablo Berger
 
61.
Bon appétit (2010)
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A romantic comedy centered on two young cooks and a female sommelier working in a famous Zurich luxury restaurant. (91 mins.)
Director: David Pinillos
 
62.
El Greco (2007)
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The story of the uncompromising artist and fighter for freedom, Domenicos Theotokopoulos, known to the world as "El Greco". (119 mins.)
 
63.
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
 
64.
Spanish Movie (2009)
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A spoof of contemporary Spanish movies. (83 mins.)
 
65.
Fados (2007 Documentary)
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A drama steeped in Portugal's Fado music culture. (93 mins.)
Director: Carlos Saura
 
66.
The Hunt (1966)
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Three men go hunting rabbits during a hot day. Heat and talking about events happened in the past make them angry, until they go totally crazy. (91 mins.)
Director: Carlos Saura
 
67.
I, Don Giovanni (2009)
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A drama based on the life of 18th century Italian lyricist Lorenzo da Ponte, who collaborated with Mozart on his "Don Giovanni" opera. (127 mins.)
Director: Carlos Saura
 
68.
Sex, Party and Lies (2009)
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A youth group is preparing for what the summer of their lives will be, including secrets, lies, pickups... (107 mins.)