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1. Machete (2010)

R | 105 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.7
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60 Metascore

After being set-up and betrayed by the man who hired him to assassinate a Texas Senator, an ex-Federale launches a brutal rampage of revenge against his former boss.

Writers: Robert Rodriguez, Álvaro Rodríguez | Directors: Ethan Maniquis, Robert Rodriguez | Stars: Danny Trejo, Michelle Rodriguez, Robert De Niro, Jessica Alba

2. Babel (I) (2006)

R | 143 min | Drama

7.5
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69 Metascore

Tragedy strikes a married couple on vacation in the Moroccan desert, touching off an interlocking story involving four different families.

Writers: Guillermo Arriaga, Alejandro González Iñárritu | Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu | Stars: Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Gael García Bernal, Mohamed Akhzam

3. Harsh Times (2005)

R | 116 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.0
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56 Metascore

A tough-minded drama about two friends in South Central Los Angeles and the violence that comes between them.

Writer: David Ayer | Director: David Ayer | Stars: Christian Bale, Eva Longoria, Freddy Rodríguez, Chaka Forman

4. Spanglish (2004)

PG-13 | 131 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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48 Metascore

A woman and her daughter emigrate from Mexico for a better life in America, where they start working for a family where the patriarch is a newly celebrated chef with an insecure wife.

Writer: James L. Brooks | Director: James L. Brooks | Stars: Adam Sandler, Téa Leoni, Paz Vega, Cloris Leachman

5. East of Eden (1955)

PG | 115 min | Drama

8.0
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In the Salinas Valley, in and around World War I, Cal Trask feels he must compete against overwhelming odds with his brother Aron for the love of their father Adam. Cal is frustrated at ... See full summary »

Writers: John Steinbeck, Paul Osborn | Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: James Dean, Raymond Massey, Julie Harris, Burl Ives

6. Fast Food Nation (2006)

R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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64 Metascore

An ensemble piece examining the health risks involved in the fast food industry and its environmental and social consequences as well.

Writers: Eric Schlosser, Richard Linklater | Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Greg Kinnear, Bruce Willis, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Wilmer Valderrama

7. Lone Star (1996)

R | 135 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.6
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78 Metascore

When the skeleton of his murdered predecessor is found, Sheriff Sam Deeds unearths many other long-buried secrets in his Texas border town.

Writer: John Sayles | Director: John Sayles | Stars: Chris Cooper, Elizabeth Peña, Stephen Mendillo, Stephen J. Lang

8. Crossing Over (2009)

R | 113 min | Drama

6.8
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38 Metascore

Crossing Over is a multi-character canvas about immigrants of different nationalities struggling to achieve legal status in Los Angeles. The film deals with the border, document fraud, the ... See full summary »

Writer: Wayne Kramer | Director: Wayne Kramer | Stars: Harrison Ford, Ashley Judd, Ray Liotta, Jim Sturgess

9. My Family (1995)

R | 128 min | Drama

7.3
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This epic film traces over three generations an immigrant family's trials, tribulations, tragedies and triumphs. Jose and Maria, the first generation, come to Los Angeles, meet, marry, face... See full summary »

Writers: Gregory Nava, Anna Thomas | Director: Gregory Nava | Stars: Jimmy Smits, Esai Morales, Edward James Olmos, Rafael Cortes

10. Under the Same Moon (2007)

PG-13 | 106 min | Drama

7.5
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59 Metascore

A young Mexican boy travels to the U.S. to find his mother after his grandmother passes away.

Writer: Ligiah Villalobos | Director: Patricia Riggen | Stars: Eugenio Derbez, Kate del Castillo, Adrian Alonso, Maya Zapata

11. The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada (2005)

R | 121 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.5
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77 Metascore

Ranch hand Pete Perkins looks to fulfill the promise to his recently deceased best friend by burying him in his hometown in Mexico.

Writer: Guillermo Arriaga | Director: Tommy Lee Jones | Stars: Tommy Lee Jones, Barry Pepper, Dwight Yoakam, January Jones

12. Happy Endings (2005)

R | 128 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.5
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57 Metascore

Happy Endings weaves multiple stories to create a witty look at love, family and the sheer unpredictablity of life itself.

Writer: Don Roos | Director: Don Roos | Stars: Lisa Kudrow, Steve Coogan, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Jesse Bradford

13. The Real McCoys (1957–1963)

30 min | Comedy

8.0
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From the hills of West Virginia, Amos McCoy moves his family to an inherited farm in California. Grandpa Amos is quick to give advice to his three grandchildren and wonders how his neighbors ever managed without him around.

Creator: Irving Pincus | Stars: Walter Brennan, Richard Crenna, Kathleen Nolan, Tony Martinez

14. A Better Life (2011)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama

7.2
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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

15. Quinceañera (2006)

R | 90 min | Drama

7.1
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72 Metascore

As Magdalena's 15th birthday approaches, her simple, blissful life is complicated by the discovery that she's pregnant. Kicked out of her house, she finds a new family with her great-granduncle and gay cousin.

Writers: Richard Glatzer, Wash Westmoreland | Directors: Richard Glatzer, Wash Westmoreland | Stars: Emily Rios, Jesse Garcia, Chalo González, Jesus Castanos

16. Diabolique (1996)

R | 107 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.3
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The wife and mistress of the sadistic dean of an exclusive prep school conspire to murder him.

Writers: Pierre Boileau, Thomas Narcejac, Henri-Georges Clouzot, Don Roos | Director: Jeremiah S. Chechik | Stars: Sharon Stone, Isabelle Adjani, Chazz Palminteri, Kathy Bates

17. My Fellow Americans (1996)

PG-13 | 101 min | Adventure, Comedy

6.5
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Two former U. S. Presidents, hated rivals, join forces to expose the current, corrupt President at the risk of their lives.

Writers: E. Jack Kaplan, Richard Chapman, Peter Tolan | Director: Peter Segal | Stars: Jack Lemmon, James Garner, Dan Aykroyd, John Heard

18. Linewatch (2008)

R | 90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.5
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Michael Dixon is a seasoned agent working linewatch on the US/Mexico Border. Well respected by his peers at US Border Patrol, and well loved by his family (wife Angela and 5 year old ... See full summary »

Writer: David W. Warfield | Director: Kevin Bray | Stars: Cuba Gooding Jr., Omari Hardwick, Evan Ross, Dean Norris

19. Real Women Have Curves (2002)

PG-13 | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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71 Metascore

This is the story of Ana, a first generation Mexican-American teenager on the verge of becoming a woman. She lives in the predominately Latino community of East Los Angeles. Freshly ... See full summary »

Writers: Josefina Lopez, George LaVoo | Director: Patricia Cardoso | Stars: America Ferrera, Lupe Ontiveros, Ingrid Oliu, George Lopez

20. Bread and Roses (2000)

R | 110 min | Drama

7.1
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57 Metascore

Two Latina sisters work as cleaners in a downtown office building, and fight for the right to unionize.

Writer: Paul Laverty | Director: Ken Loach | Stars: Pilar Padilla, Adrien Brody, Elpidia Carrillo, Jack McGee

21. A Day Without a Mexican (2004)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

4.7
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30 Metascore

When a mysterious fog surrounds the boundaries of California, there is a communication breakdown and all the Mexicans disappear, affecting the economy and the state stops working missing the Mexican workers and dwellers.

Writers: Sergio Arau, Yareli Arizmendi, Sergio Guerrero | Director: Sergio Arau | Stars: Caroline Aaron, Tony Abatemarco, Melinda Allen, Frankie J. Allison

22. Sleep Dealer (2008)

PG-13 | 90 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

5.9
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59 Metascore

The near future. Like tomorrow. In a world marked by closed borders, corporate warriors, and a global computer network, three strangers risk their lives to connect, break through the barriers of technology, and unseal their fates.

Writers: Alex Rivera, David Riker | Director: Alex Rivera | Stars: Luis Fernando Peña, Leonor Varela, Jacob Vargas, Metztli Adamina

23. I Witness (2003)

95 min | Drama, Action, Thriller

5.7
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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.

24. Sueño (2005)

PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

5.2
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40 Metascore

A Mexican immigrant new to Los Angeles enters into a love triangle with two very different women.

Writer: Renée Chabria | Director: Renée Chabria | Stars: John Leguizamo, Ana Claudia Talancón, Elizabeth Peña, Nestor Serrano

25. Backyard (2009)

122 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.0
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The true story of the border town of Juarez, Mexico where since the mid-1990s thousands of women have gone missing or turned up as sun-burnt corpses in the desert. Can new police captain Blanca Bravo stop the savagery?

Writer: Sabina Berman | Director: Carlos Carrera | Stars: Ana de la Reguera, Asur Zagada, Marco Pérez, Ivan Cortes

26. Julia (2008)

R | 144 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.0
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62 Metascore

A woman tries to extort money, using a young boy as bait.

Writers: Roger Bohbot, Michael Collins, Aude Py, Erick Zonca | Director: Erick Zonca | Stars: Tilda Swinton, Saul Rubinek, Kate del Castillo, Aidan Gould

27. Al otro lado (2004)

90 min | Drama

7.0
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This drama follows the stories of three children who have a longing to find their absent fathers. One story takes place in Mexico where a boy's father has gone to the United States to look ... See full synopsis »

Writer: Gustavo Loza | Director: Gustavo Loza | Stars: Carmen Maura, Héctor Suárez, Vanessa Bauche, Susana González

28. Sangre de mi sangre (2007)

TV-MA | 110 min | Drama, Thriller

6.7
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56 Metascore

A Mexican boy smuggles himself to Brooklyn to meet his long-lost father - only to have his identity stolen upon arrival by an impostor who seeks to steal the fathers' fortune.

Writer: Christopher Zalla | Director: Christopher Zalla | Stars: Jesús Ochoa, Armando Hernández, Jorge Adrián Espíndola, Paola Mendoza

29. Los bastardos (2008)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.1
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A 24 hour period in the lives of Fausto and Jesus, two undocumented Mexican day-laborers in L.A. Each day another task, each day the same pressure to find money. They go about their daily ... See full summary »

Writers: Amat Escalante, Martín Escalante | Director: Amat Escalante | Stars: Jesus Moises Rodriguez, Rubén Sosa, Nina Zavarin, Kenny Johnston

30. Borderline (1980)

PG | 97 min | Action, Drama

5.9
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Jeb Maynard is a patrolman guarding the U.S.-Mexican border, whose partner and buddy Scooter has just been murdered. Maynard knows that a smuggler of illegal aliens is responsible for ... See full summary »

Writers: Jerrold Freedman, Steve Kline | Director: Jerrold Freedman | Stars: Charles Bronson, Bruno Kirby, Bert Remsen, Michael Lerner

31. The Virgin of Juarez (2006)

R | 90 min | Crime, Drama

4.7
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Based on a true story, THE VIRGIN OF JUAREZ combines issues of politics, fanaticism and religion with murder, violence and redemption.

Writer: Michael Fallon | Director: Kevin James Dobson | Stars: Angus Macfadyen, Ana Claudia Talancón, Guillermo Díaz, Abel Soto

32. ...And the Earth Did Not Swallow Him (1995)

Drama

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Marcos is a lad in Texas, the second son of a migrant farmworker family, his brother is missing in the Korean war. We travel with the family into Minnesota, following the crops. The housing... See full summary »

Writers: Tomás Rivera, Severo Pérez | Director: Severo Pérez | Stars: Jose Alcala, Rose Portillo, Art Bonilla, Marco Rodríguez

33. Northless (2009)

95 min | Drama

6.9
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Andres reaches the Mexican border to cross into the United Sates. There between each attempt, he discovers that Tijuana is a troubled city. As he waits there, Andres is not only confronted ... See full summary »

Writers: Edgar San Juan, Rigoberto Pérezcano | Director: Rigoberto Pérezcano | Stars: Harold Torres, Alicia Laguna, Sonia Couoh, Luis Cárdenas

34. 7 soles (2008)

87 min | Drama

7.0
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Director: Pedro Ultreras | Stars: Gustavo Sánchez Parra, Luis Ávila, Evangelina Sosa, Thais Durazo

35. Across the Line (2000)

99 min | Drama, Thriller

6.0
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A small-town sheriff falls in love with a Latina illegal immigrant who witnessed a murder on the Texas border.

Writers: Sigal Erez, Martin Spottl | Director: Martin Spottl | Stars: Brad Johnson, Sigal Erez, Adrienne Barbeau, Brian Bloom

36. Hot Spur (1968)

91 min | Western

5.1
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A deranged stablehand kidnaps the wife of a ranch owner to avenge the rape of his sister.

Writers: Bob Cresse, Lee Frost | Director: Lee Frost | Stars: James Arena, Virginia Gordon, Joseph Mascolo, Wes Bishop

37. Pepe & Santo vs. America (2009)

95 min | Comedy

5.9
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Pepe travels to America with Santo (The Patron Saint of Immigrants) in search of his grandmother's dying wish..."The Mexican Dream."

Writers: Javier Chapa, Greg Pohl | Director: Javier Chapa | Stars: Adam Jacobo, Rafael Amaya, Karyme Lozano, Jimmy Gonzales

38. La Ciudad (The City) (1998)

88 min | Drama

7.3
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76 Metascore

The stories of four Hispanic immigrants living in New York City.

Writer: David Riker | Director: David Riker | Stars: Anthony Rivera, Joseph Rigano, Miguel Maldonado, Ricardo Cuevas

39. Bienvenido paisano (2006)

PG-13 | Comedy

6.0
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La familia de Epifanio radica en los Estados Unidos desde hace veinticinco años. Él y su mujer son mexicanos... See full synopsis »

Writers: Luis Bekris, Enrique Renteria, Rafael Villaseñor Kuri | Director: Rafael Villaseñor Kuri | Stars: Rafael Inclán, María Sorté, Teresa Ruiz, Giovanni Florido

40. Santitos (1999)

R | 105 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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68 Metascore

When St. Jude appears to her to tell her that her daughter is still alive, Esperanza goes on a search to find her daughter.

Writer: María Amparo Escandón | Director: Alejandro Springall | Stars: Dolores Heredia, Demian Bichir, Alberto Estrella, Pedro Altamirano

41. Off Jackson Avenue (2008)

80 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.5
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46 Metascore

Off Jackson Avenue is an interwoven crime story set in New York City involving a Mexican woman who has been tricked into sex-slavery by an Albanian pimp and must find a way to break out; A ... See full summary »

Writer: John-Luke Montias | Director: John-Luke Montias | Stars: Jessica Pimentel, Stivi Paskoski, Jun Suenaga, John-Luke Montias

42. Amexicano (2007)

PG-13 | 84 min | Drama

7.0
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A look at the bond between an illegal immigrant and a blue-collar Italian-American from Queens.

Writer: Carmine Famiglietti | Director: Matthew Bonifacio | Stars: Hugo Aleman, Sophia Antonini, Michael Aronov, Edison Carrera

43. Coyote (2007)

94 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.6
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After their Mexican friend gets deported, two young Americans decide to begin smuggling illegal immigrants into Arizona for profit.

Writers: Brian Petersen, Brett Hernandez Spackman | Director: Brian Petersen | Stars: Brian Petersen, Brett Hernandez Spackman, Carley Adams, Marina Valle

44. America 101 (2005)

86 min | Comedy

6.1
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Two Mexican brothers get smuggled over the border to try and find their "America Dream".

Writers: Mark A. Russell, Michael Wasserman | Director: Mark A. Russell | Stars: Miguel Castro, Richard Azurdia, Christine Carlo, Gerald Brodin

45. Harvest of Redemption (2007)

PG-13 | 95 min | Action, Drama, Family

7.9
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Harvest of Redemption was inspired by a true story which occurred in the Texas Rio Grande Valley in the 1920's. It is a coming of age story about a young Latino's struggle as he grows up ... See full summary »

Writers: Javier Chapa, Eddie Howell, Laura Perez | Director: Javier Chapa | Stars: Vanessa Alvarado, Rosa Anzaldua, Arturo Ayala, Jon Boatwright

46. Through the Valley (I) (2008)

89 min | Drama

4.5
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An innocent man framed for murder, and the system that just wants another minority conviction.

Writer: Juan C. Vazquez | Director: Juan C. Vazquez | Stars: Pablo Bracho, Monet Johnson, Angela D. Smith, Samantha Esteban

47. El jardín del Edén (1994)

104 min | Drama

6.6
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Looking for a better destiny for their lives, a group of people arrives to Tijuana, in the Mexico-USA borderline. A widow and her children, a chicano woman without a firm identity, a "... See full summary »

Writers: Beatriz Novaro, María Novaro | Director: María Novaro | Stars: Renée Coleman, Bruno Bichir, Gabriela Roel, Jerónimo Berruecos

48. Los jornaleros (2003)

88 min | Drama

6.7
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Los Jornaleros presents the interwoven stories of three young Hispanic men who come to this country to pursue te American dream and instead end up struggling as day-laborers.

Writers: Michael Lewis, José Ramón Nevarez | Director: Lane Shefter Bishop | Stars: Shawn Bernal, Marc Bossley, James C. Burns, Jose Caro

49. Teo's Journey (2008)

99 min | Adventure

6.7
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Writers: Walter Doehner, Leo Eduardo Mendoza, Silvana Zuanetti | Director: Walter Doehner | Stars: Erick Cañete, Dagoberto Gama, Damián Alcázar, Joaquín Cosio

50. Camión de Carga (2007)

9 min | Short, Drama

8.0
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An ill Central American single mother risks her life in order to give her son a stable future in the United States.

Writer: Juan Sebastian Jacome | Director: Juan Sebastian Jacome | Stars: Dolores Maldonado, Kevin Martínez, Antonio Barrera, Margarita Barrera