Top-US-Grossing Titles With Country of Origin Argentina
1. Focus (II) (2015)
R | 105 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
In the midst of veteran con man Nicky's latest scheme, a woman from his past - now an accomplished femme fatale - shows up and throws his plans for a loop.
Votes: 163,949 | Gross: $53.85M
2. The Secret in Their Eyes (2009)
R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
A retired legal counselor writes a novel hoping to find closure for one of his past unresolved homicide cases and for his unreciprocated love with his superior - both of which still haunt him decades later.
Votes: 142,361 | Gross: $20.17M
3. The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)
R | 126 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
The dramatization of a motorcycle road trip Che Guevara went on in his youth that showed him his life's calling.
Votes: 85,594 | Gross: $16.76M
4. Highlander II: The Quickening (1991)
R | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
In the future, Highlander Connor MacLeod must prevent the destruction of Earth under an anti-ozone shield.
Votes: 37,700 | Gross: $15.56M
5. Once Upon a Forest (1993)
G | 71 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
A young mouse, mole and hedgehog risk their lives to find a cure for their badger friend, who's been poisoned by men.
Votes: 4,010 | Gross: $6.57M
6. El crimen del Padre Amaro (2002)
R | 118 min | Drama, Romance
Politics and sexual passions threaten to corrupt a young, newly-ordained priest in a small Mexican town.
Votes: 11,335 | Gross: $5.71M
9. Tango (1998)
PG-13 | 115 min | Drama, Musical
Mario Suarez is a forty-something tango artist, whose wife Laura has left him. He leaves his apartment and starts preparing a film about tango.
Votes: 2,476 | Gross: $1.69M
10. Embrace of the Serpent (2015)
Not Rated | 125 min | Adventure, Drama
The story of the relationship between Karamakate, an Amazonian shaman and last survivor of his people, and two scientists who work together over the course of 40 years to search the Amazon for a sacred healing plant.
Votes: 12,109 | Gross: $1.32M
11. The Tango Lesson (1997)
PG | 100 min | Drama, Music, Romance
On a trip to Paris Sally meets Pablo, a tango dancer. He starts teaching her to dance then she returns to London to work on some "projects". She visits Buenos Aires and learns more from ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,915 | Gross: $1.30M
12. Nine Queens (2000)
R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Two con artists try to swindle a stamp collector by selling him a sheet of counterfeit rare stamps (the "nine queens").
Votes: 40,258 | Gross: $1.22M
13. Nuovomondo (2006)
PG-13 | 118 min | Drama, History, Romance
The story is set at the beginning of the 20th century in Sicily. Salvatore, a very poor farmer, and a widower, decides to emigrate to the US with all his family, including his old mother. ... See full summary »
Votes: 4,306 | Gross: $1.06M
14. Assassination Tango (2002)
R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
An aging hitman gets a contract to kill a general in Buenos Aires. But when his mark becomes unavailable, he becomes involved in Argentinian tango culture.
Votes: 2,587 | Gross: $0.97M
15. Neruda (2016)
R | 107 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
An inspector hunts down Nobel Prize-winning Chilean poet, Pablo Neruda, who becomes a fugitive in his home country in the late 1940s for joining the Communist Party.
Votes: 3,294 | Gross: $0.84M
16. Nicotina (2003)
R | 90 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A real-time dark comedy about a science geek who tangles with a clutch of Russian gangsters after he delivers them the wrong computer disk.
Votes: 3,136 | Gross: $0.80M
17. The Devil's Backbone (2001)
R | 106 min | Drama, Fantasy, 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: 50,040 | Gross: $0.75M
19. On the Road (2012)
R | 124 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Young writer Sal Paradise has his life shaken by the arrival of free-spirited Dean Moriarty and his girl, Marylou. As they travel across the country, they encounter a mix of people who each impact their journey indelibly.
Votes: 34,599 | Gross: $0.72M
20. Apartment Zero (1988)
R | 124 min | Drama, Thriller
Set in modern day Buenos Aires, the film centers around a relationship between two emotionally crippled roommates. Adrian LeDuc is a lonely sociopath who is forced to rent his insane ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,195 | Gross: $0.67M
21. Son of the Bride (2001)
R | 123 min | Comedy, Drama
At age 42, Rafael Belvedere is having a crisis. He lives in the shadow of his father, he feels guilty about rarely visiting his aging mother, his ex-wife says he doesn't spend enough time ... See full summary »
Votes: 12,129 | Gross: $0.62M
22. Tetro (2009)
R | 127 min | Drama
Bennie travels to Buenos Aires to find his long-missing older brother, a once-promising writer who is now a remnant of his former self. Bennie's discovery of his brother's near-finished play might hold the answer to understanding their shared past and renewing their bond.
Votes: 10,880 | Gross: $0.44M
23. The German Doctor (2013)
PG-13 | 93 min | Drama, History, Thriller
The true story of an Argentine family who lived with Josef Mengele without knowing his true identity, and of a girl who fell in love with one of the biggest criminals of all time.
Votes: 4,585 | Gross: $0.41M
24. Cortázar (1994)
PG | 80 min | Documentary
This documentary explores the most important events in the life of the acclaimed writer Julio Cortázar. His childhood accompanied by books, his career as a teacher, his life in Paris and the mass publication of his novels and stories.
Votes: 78 | Gross: $0.37M
26. The Addiction (1995)
Unrated | 82 min | Horror
A New York philosophy grad student turns into a vampire after getting bitten by one, and then tries to come to terms with her new lifestyle and frequent craving for human blood.
Votes: 6,851 | Gross: $0.30M
27. Seres queridos (2004)
R | 85 min | Comedy, Romance
Leni takes Rafi to meet her family in Madrid. Leni's family is Jewish - mother, father, older sister and daughter, brother, and grandfather. Rafi is Palestinian, in Spain since age 12. ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,532 | Gross: $0.28M
28. Valentin (I) (2002)
PG-13 | 86 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An 8-year-old boy, raised by his grandmother, is surrounded by problems in his family he finds only himself capable of solving.
Votes: 3,796 | Gross: $0.28M
29. Miss Mary (1986)
R | 100 min | Drama
A young British woman is hired as a governess by a wealthy Argentine family. Through her position, she slowly sees how the upper class of society is slowly crumbling, and how a popular ... See full summary »
Votes: 171 | Gross: $0.27M
30. I Don't Want to Talk About It (1993)
PG-13 | 102 min | Drama, Romance
Leonor, a widow in a small South American town, gives birth to Charlotte, a dwarf. The mother not only provides a rich childhood for her daughter, she erases any clues her daughter might ... See full summary »
Votes: 293 | Gross: $0.25M
31. Burnt Money (2000)
R | 125 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Nene & Angel and their accomplice Cuervo participate in a botched bank robbery in 1965 Buenos Aires, then hide out from the police in Uruguay while the gang breaks down.
Votes: 5,260 | Gross: $0.24M
34. Carandiru (2003)
R | 145 min | Drama, Crime
Brazilian MD Drauzio Varella starts AIDS prevention in Brazil's largest prison, Carandiru, in São Paulo, where the population is nearly double its 4,000 maximum. Doc learns from experience ... See full summary »
Votes: 14,664 | Gross: $0.21M
35. Primera nieve (2006)
15 min | Short, Drama
A mother and her son, refugees in a precarious and isolated hut, struggle for survival and affection. Confronting each other by their own urgency, they could die before the first snowfall.
Votes: 60 | Gross: $0.21M
37. The Burning Plain (2008)
R | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
A drama with a two-tiered storyline concerning a mother and daughter who try to form a bond after the young woman's difficult childhood.
Votes: 15,957 | Gross: $0.20M
38. Lost Embrace (2004)
Not Rated | 99 min | Comedy
In Buenos Aires, the twenty and something year old Jewish-Argentinean Ariel Makaroff has left the University of Architecture and spends his time wandering through the downtown gallery where... See full summary »
Votes: 2,605 | Gross: $0.19M
39. Elsa y Fred (2005)
PG | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
When the retired seventy-seven years old hypochondriac widower Fred moves to an apartment in Madrid, his temperamental daughter Cuca has an incident with his next door neighbor, the elder ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,911 | Gross: $0.19M
42. Intimate Stories (2002)
Unrated | 92 min | Comedy, Drama
Three people and a baby set off on separate journeys, along the same road; their disparate dreams and stories intertwine amidst the breathtaking deserted Patagonic route.
Votes: 4,286 | Gross: $0.10M
43. A Place in the World (1992)
PG | 120 min | Drama
Mario and Ana, in voluntary exile from Buenos Aires, live in a remote Argentine valley with their 12-year-old son Ernesto. Mario runs a school and a wool cooperative; Ana, a doctor, heads a... See full summary »
Votes: 1,813 | Gross: $0.10M
44. Un tango más (2015)
Not Rated | 85 min | Documentary, Musical
The life and love story of Argentina's famous tango dancers Maria Nieves Rego and Juan Carlos Copes, who met as teenagers and danced together for nearly fifty years until a painful separation tore them apart.
Votes: 340 | Gross: $0.10M
45. La mujer sin cabeza (2008)
Unrated | 87 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
After running into something with her car, Vero experiences a particular psychological state. She realizes she might have killed someone.
Votes: 2,929 | Gross: $0.10M
Unrated | 130 min | Documentary
For the first time ever, survivors of the famous 1972 Andes plane crash tell in their own words their harrowing story of survival.
Votes: 1,054 | Gross: $0.09M
48. Carancho (2010)
Unrated | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
In Argentina over 8,000 people die in traffic accidents every year. Behind each of these tragedies is a flourishing industry founded on insurance payouts and legal loopholes. Sosa is a ... See full summary »
Votes: 6,300 | Gross: $0.09M
50. El rey del Once (2016)
Unrated | 82 min | Comedy, Drama
After years away, Ariel (Alan Sabbagh) returns to Buenos Aires seeking to reconnect with his father Usher, who founded a charity foundation in Once, the city's bustling Jewish district ... See full summary »
Votes: 285 | Gross: $0.06M