Most Popular "Barrio" Titles

 Refine See titles to watch instantly, titles you haven't rated, etc
  • Movies or TV
  • Genres
  • Keywords
  • IMDb Rating
  • Instant Watch Options
  • In Theaters
  • On TV
  • Release Year






































































































IMDb user rating (average) to
Number of votes to »






Reset



Reset
Release year or range to »

1. Blood In, Blood Out (1993)

R | 180 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Based on the true life experiences of poet Jimmy Santiago Baca, the film focuses on half-brothers Paco and Cruz, and their bi-racial cousin Miklo. It opens in 1972, as the three are members... See full summary »

Writers: Ross Thomas, Jimmy Santiago Baca, Jeremy Iacone, Floyd Mutrux | Director: Taylor Hackford | Stars: Damian Chapa, Jesse Borrego, Benjamin Bratt, Enrique Castillo

Votes: 21,035

2. Goal! The Dream Begins (2005)

PG-13 | 118 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

6.8
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
53 Metascore

The extremely talented Santiago Munez is given a chance at professional football, after being spotted by a scout who has ties with Newcastle United.

Writers: Mike Jefferies, Adrian Butchart, Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais | Director: Danny Cannon | Stars: Kuno Becker, Alessandro Nivola, Anna Friel, Leonardo Guerra

Votes: 45,822

3. Stand and Deliver (1988)

PG | 103 min | Drama

7.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The story of Jaime Escalante, a high school teacher who successfully inspired his dropout prone students to learn calculus.

Writers: Ramón Menéndez, Tom Musca | Director: Ramón Menéndez | Stars: Edward James Olmos, Estelle Harris, Mark Phelan, Virginia Paris

Votes: 11,256

4. Colors (1988)

R | 120 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
66 Metascore

An experienced cop and his rookie partner patrol the streets of East Los Angeles while trying to keep the gang violence under control.

Writers: Michael Schiffer, Richard Di Lello | Director: Dennis Hopper | Stars: Sean Penn, Robert Duvall, Maria Conchita Alonso, Randy Brooks

Votes: 17,261

5. American Me (1992)

R | 125 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
66 Metascore

A Mexican-American Mafia kingpin is released from prison, falls in love for the first time, and grows introspective about his gangster lifestyle.

Writers: Floyd Mutrux, Desmond Nakano | Director: Edward James Olmos | Stars: Edward James Olmos, William Forsythe, Sal Lopez, Vira Montes

Votes: 5,241

6. A Better Life (2011)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama

7.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
64 Metascore

A gardener in East L.A. struggles to keep his son away from gangs and immigration agents while trying to give his son the opportunities he never had.

Writers: Eric Eason, Roger L. Simon | Director: Chris Weitz | Stars: Demian Bichir, José Julián, Eddie 'Piolin' Sotelo, Joaquín Cosio

Votes: 12,101

7. I Witness (2003)

95 min | Drama, Action, Thriller

5.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

After 27 bodies are discovered in a collapsed tunnel in Tijuana, a man tries to unravel the mystery before becoming the next victim.

Writers: Colin Greene, Robert Ozn | Director: Rowdy Herrington | Stars: Jeff Daniels, James Spader, Portia de Rossi, Clifton Collins Jr.

Votes: 1,107

8. Talento de barrio (2008)

R | 107 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.4
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A young drug dealer falls in love while facing disruption among the men in his gang, and being offered a career as a Reggaetón singer.

Writers: Angel M. Sanjurjo, George Rivera | Director: José Iván Santiago | Stars: Daddy Yankee, Maestro, Katiria Soto, César Farrait

Votes: 621

9. Boulevard Nights (1979)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama

6.6
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Kid brother Chuco (Danny De La Paz) is a sullen low-rider still caught up in the life. Despite their differences, their family bond is strong. But that bond is violently tested when rivals ... See full summary »

Writer: Desmond Nakano | Director: Michael Pressman | Stars: Richard Yniguez, Danny De La Paz, Marta DuBois, James Victor

Votes: 325

10. One Story (2013)

85 min | Drama

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Third-generation Mexican teenagers Angie and Josh Navarro from Laguna Beach's upper class estates, are forced to move into their grandparent's house in the barrio. It is there they will ... See full summary »

Writer: Clint Nitkiewicz Hernandez | Director: Clint Nitkiewicz Hernandez | Stars: Jessie Nickson, Tadie Acosta, Manny Alvarez Jr., Martin J. Ayala

11. Rodrigo D: No futuro (1990)

93 min | Crime, Drama, Music

6.9
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Rodrigo, a poor and troubled teenager in the barrios of Medellin, Colombia, struggles to find hope in a world ravaged by violence and chaos. An aspiring drummer in a punk band, he uses his ... See full summary »

Writer: Víctor Gaviria | Director: Víctor Gaviria | Stars: Ramiro Meneses, Carlos Mario Restrepo, Jackson Idrian Gallego, Vilma Díaz

Votes: 413

12. Such Is Life (2000)

98 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Based on the Greek tragedy MEDEA, this is a present day Mexican version, set in the seediest possible milieu of Mexico City. A woman abandoned by her husband, is thrown out of her apartment... See full summary »

Writers: Paz Alicia Garciadiego, Lucio Anneo Seneca | Director: Arturo Ripstein | Stars: Arcelia Ramírez, Patricia Reyes Spíndola, Luis Felipe Tovar, Ernesto Yáñez

Votes: 267

13. Biyaya ng lupa (1959)

111 min | Drama

7.1
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A young married couple, Maria and Jose (Rosa Rosal and Tony Santos) start life together creating a lanzones orchard in the countryside. They have four children - Miguel (Leroy Salvador), ... See full summary »

Writers: Celso Al. Carunungan, Pablo Naval | Director: Manuel Silos | Stars: Rosa Rosal, Tony Santos, Leroy Salvador, Carmencita Abad

Votes: 55

14. Please, Don't Bury Me Alive! (1976)

Crime, Drama

6.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

"This independent film, a slice-of-barrio- life that was shot and exhibited in South Texas. It is a compelling film about the dilemmas facing a young Chicano in the spring of 1972 amid the ... See full summary »

Writer: Sabino Garza | Director: Efrain Gutierrez | Stars: Efrain Gutierrez, Jose Armando, Margarita Armando de Hoyas, Diana Doss

Votes: 9

15. Slums: Cities of Tomorrow (2013)

81 min | Documentary, Biography, News

7.0
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

From the heart of the planet's slums and squats, individuals have taken over these marginalized worlds and erected cities in their own image.

Writers: Jean-Nicolas Orhon, Nicolas Reeves, Iolande Cadrin-Rossignol, Alain Omer Duranceau | Director: Jean-Nicolas Orhon | Stars: Robert Neuwirth, Nicolas Reeves, Jeremy Seabrook

Votes: 22

16. Suplicio (2014)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Add a Plot

Director: Bladimir Abud | Stars: Rafael Alduey, Eva Arias, Oscar Carrasquillo, Nicolás Días

17. Indelatino's 'El muerto' (2009)

Unrated | 13 min | Short, Adventure, Drama

8.7
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

As a rabid experiment in urban Latino cinema Indelatino's "El Muerto" presents a side of the Caribbean never before experienced on Latino film. When two friends are entrusted to take care ... See full summary »

Writers: Blake Mitchell, Williamson Quintero | Director: Williamson Quintero | Stars: Norman Santiago, Oscar H. Guerrero, Leonardo Castro, Noel Ernesto

Votes: 7

19. Amor chicano es para siempre (1977)

101 min | Drama

6.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

A young Chicano couple struggles to balance work, college and marriage, pitting the husband's machismo and self-sacrifice against the wife's desire for agency and companionship.

Writer: Sabino Garza | Director: Efrain Gutierrez | Stars: Henry Balderrama, Jimmy Deliganis, Josefina Faz, Sylvia Garcia

Votes: 5

20. Runnin' at Midnite (2001)

R | Drama

6.2
Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Add a Plot

Writer: Pablo Toledo | Director: Pablo Toledo | Stars: Paul Appleby, Daniel Chacón, Melody Chubb, Michael Ray Clark

Votes: 20

21. Tres pesos (2008)

58 min | Documentary, Music

Rate this
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  

Unfolding in three chapters of rare intimacy and candour, TRES PESOS offers an insight into the everyday lives of young Cuban reggaeton musicians. Living in the neglected outskirts of ... See full summary »

Writer: Ruth Cross | Director: Ruth Cross