Most Popular Catalan-Language Feature Films
1. 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: 11,208 | Gross: $1.32M
2. The Sea Inside (I) (2004)
PG-13 | 125 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
The factual story of Spaniard Ramon Sampedro, who fought a thirty-year campaign in favor of euthanasia and his own right to die.
Votes: 66,220 | Gross: $2.09M
3. All About My Mother (1999)
R | 101 min | Drama
Young Esteban wants to become a writer and also to discover the identity of his father, carefully concealed by his mother Manuela.
Votes: 71,540 | Gross: $8.26M
4. L'auberge espagnole (2002)
R | 122 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A strait-laced French student moves into an apartment in Barcelona with a cast of six other characters from all over Europe. Together, they speak the international language of love and friendship.
Votes: 35,048 | Gross: $3.90M
5. Angels of Sex (2012)
105 min | Drama, Romance
The established relationship between university student Bruno and aspiring photographer Carla is thrown into turmoil when Bruno feels drawn to sexy karate instructor/break dancer Rai. Complications ensue.
7. The Last Days (2013)
100 min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
2013. A mysterious epidemic spreads across the planet. Humanity develops an irrational fear of open spaces that causes death within seconds. Soon, the world population is trapped inside ... See full summary »
8. Ocho apellidos catalanes (2015)
99 min | Comedy, Romance
Amaia after breaking up with Rafa, falls in love with a Catalonian. Koldo, her father, goes to Sevilla to persuade Rafa to go to Catalonia and take Amaia's heart back.
9. 10.000 Km (2014)
R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Alex moves to Los Angeles for a new job; Sergi stays in Barcelona. They love each other, but maintaining a relationship through technology proves challenging.
10. La propera pell (2016)
103 min | Drama, Thriller
A teenager who went missing and was presumed dead returns home after eight years to find a family deeply affected by his disappearance. Gradually, doubts arise about whether he really is the missing boy or an impostor.
11. Land and Freedom (1995)
Not Rated | 109 min | Drama, War
Spring 1936, a young unemployed communist, David, leaves his hometown Liverpool to join the fight against fascism in Spain. He joins an international group of Militia-men and women, the ... See full summary »
Votes: 8,068 | Gross: $0.23M
14. Atrapa la bandera (2015)
PG | 94 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
A young surfer rallies his friends to stop a billionaire from rewriting history as a way to hoard Helium 3, the clean energy of the future.
15. Cerca de tu casa (2016)
93 min | Drama, Musical
After losing their home because they can not afford it, a young married couple with a daughter of 10 years, but that housing will also be threatened by the seizure of the bank.
16. Partir (I) (2009)
Unrated | 85 min | Drama, Romance
Suzanne is a well married mother, but her bourgeois lifestyle gets her down and she decides to go back to work as a physiotherapist by building an office in their backyard. Then Suzanne falls in love with the man hired to build the office.
Votes: 3,467 | Gross: $0.17M
17. Pa negre (2010)
Unrated | 108 min | Crime, Drama
In the harsh post-war years' Catalan countryside, Andreu, a child that belongs to the losing side, finds the corpses of a man and his son in the forest. The authorities want his father to ... See full summary »
18. Rumbos (2016)
93 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Barcelona: during a long night of August, some people have different experiences what left a deep impression in them: Lucía is abandoned by his boyfriend Iván after three-years-old of ... See full summary »
19. Ponts de Sarajevo (2014)
114 min | Drama
13 European directors explore the theme of Sarajevo and what this city represents in European history over the past hundred years, and what Sarajevo incarnates today in Europe. From ... See full summary »
Directors: Leonardo di Costanzo, Jean-Luc Godard, Kamen Kalev, Isild Le Besco, Sergey Loznitsa, Vincenzo Marra, Ursula Meier, Vladimir Perisic, Marc Recha, Angela Schanelec, Aida Begic, Cristi Puiu, Teresa Villaverde | Stars: Bogdan Ninkovic, Fedja Stamenkovic, Andrej Ivancic, Nikola Brkovic
21. Animals (I) (2012)
94 min | Drama, Fantasy
Pol is a teenager with a seemingly calm life. He lives with his brother, and is still in high school. However, Pol has a secret: Deerhoof, a cuddly teddy bear who thinks, moves around, and ... See full summary »
22. La teta y la luna (1994)
90 min | Comedy, Romance
A child cannot stand the idea of having a new brother and dreams about drinking milk from the breasts of his mother again. The child asks the moon to bring him a teet only for him.
23. Snowflake, the White Gorilla (2011)
PG | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
Snowflake (Ariana Grande) is special-she's the only white gorilla in the world, and the zoo's main attraction. Children love her, but the other gorillas-Petunia (Jennette McCurdy), Elvis (... See full summary »
24. Nubes de verano (2004)
100 min | Drama
A married couple spend their summer holidays in a beach town. Little do they realize that a local Lothario hatches a plan to seduce the wife away from her husband.
25. Tots els camins de Déu (2014)
70 min | Drama
A contemporary evocation of Judas Iscariot trying to escape from his own guilt after betraying his best friend. He wanders into a forest and lost in himself, meets a mysterious young man. ... See full summary »
26. Segon origen (2015)
Adventure, Horror, Sci-Fi
Alba (age 20) and Dídac (age 10) are the only survivors of a catastrophe that has devastated the planet. Their survival will mark a new beginning for humanity.
27. Salvador (Puig Antich) (2006)
134 min | Biography, Drama, History
A profile of anarchist and bank-robber Salvador Puig Antich, whose 1974 execution under the dictatorship of Francisco Franco ushered in a period of unrest that helped Spain transition to democracy.
28. Insensibles (2012)
100 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Set in Catalonia, Painless weaves two stories: in one, starting during the Spanish Civil War and running through to the '60s, an asylum attempts to rehabilitate children who feel no pain, ... See full summary »
30. Bruc. La llegenda (2010)
85 min | Adventure, History
1808. The Napoleonic Army suffers its first defeat at the hands of a single man: a drummer boy who used the Montserrat mountains to echo his drums and send the enemy troops into a panicked ... See full summary »
32. El mar (2000)
Unrated | 107 min | Drama, War
Two boys (Ramallo and Manuel) and a girl in the Spanish Civil War are involved in the death of other two boys, one killed, the other suicided. This terrible secret will be with them for all... See full summary »
33. Soldados de Salamina (2003)
119 min | Drama
When the professor and writer Lola Sánchez is assigned to write a column in the newspaper about the Spanish Civil War, she researches and finds for the first time about the shooting of ... See full summary »
35. Héroes (2010)
Comedy, Drama, Family
Xavi goes down to his family holiday home in Spain where he meets his best friends. As a gang they enter a race to win the magic tree house where Xavi can wish for his Dad to come back ... See full summary »
36. Quixotic/Honor de Cavelleria (2006)
104 min | Drama
In this minimalist take on Cervantes' Don Quixote story, there are no windmills - only wind, trees, grass and sunlight. It is a soulful study of two lone figures against an unspoiled landscape.
38. Tasting Menu (2013)
PG-13 | 85 min | Comedy
As one of the world's best restaurants opens for its final evening, a couple in the midst of a divorce who made their reservation a year ago (before separating) reunite for a once-in-lifetime meal.
Votes: 407 | Gross: $0.02M
40. Si te dicen que caí. (1989)
120 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
In the post Spanish civil war years, Catalan kids would sit in circles among the ruins and tell stories, known as "aventis" (the film's original title in Catalan, its original language). ... See full summary »
42. La mosquitera (2010)
95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A dysfunctional middle class family avoids their issues. Miguel wants to pay their immigrant teen maid Ana for sex, his wife Alice has an affair with their teen son's manipulative schoolmate and Miguel's parents deal with Alzheimer's.
47. Trash (2009)
91 min | Drama
The story of several characters who transport us to a social reality that reflects in our personal relationships: the current culture of the using and throwing relationships. The youngster ... See full summary »
49. La escopeta nacional (1978)
95 min | Comedy
Jaime Ganivel , Catalan manufacturer of mechanical porters , attends with her lover on a hunt to relate to important people. The farm where it is organized is full of strange characters.