MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 22,762 this week

The Ugliest Woman in the World (1999)
"La mujer más fea del mundo" (original title)

5.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.2/10 from 476 users  
Reviews: 6 user | 8 critic

Add a Plot

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

Leonard Nimoy: 1931-2015

Best known for his work on "Star Trek," actor and director Leonard Nimoy died on Friday in Los Angeles. Read our full story on his varied career, and view our memorial photo gallery.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 1078 titles
created 22 Jul 2011
 
a list of 59 titles
created 10 Sep 2011
 
a list of 40 titles
created 06 Jun 2013
 
a list of 4193 titles
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 605 titles
created 2 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Ugliest Woman in the World (1999)

The Ugliest Woman in the World (1999) on IMDb 5.2/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Ugliest Woman in the World.
2 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Directors: Alfonso Albacete, Miguel Bardem, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Nancho Novo, Cayetana Guillén Cuervo, Ingrid Rubio
Swindled (2004)
Crime | Thriller | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

In a flashback, Ernesto, a young con man, tells us how he got to the edge of a big score: childhood in an orphanage, youthful smash-and-grab burglaries until his partner is caught, then ... See full summary »

Director: Miguel Bardem
Stars: Ernesto Alterio, Victoria Abril, Federico Luppi
Tapas (2005)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

The small, everyday stories of a group of neighbours who live in a suburb of Barcelona, and the little secrets that they hide.

Directors: José Corbacho, Juan Cruz
Stars: Ángel de Andrés López, María Galiana, Elvira Mínguez
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Director: Luis García Berlanga
Stars: Michel Piccoli, Concha Velasco, Amparo Soler Leal
Biography | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Is it possible to live aside of the system, thinking only about the present and oneself? A feature film about Manuel Vázquez, the best comic book author in Barcelona during the sixties, but... See full summary »

Director: Óscar Aibar
Stars: Santiago Segura, Mercè Llorens, Álex Angulo
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

José Luis Torrente, a former policeman fights against the oriental mafia in Madrid.

Director: Santiago Segura
Stars: Santiago Segura, Javier Cámara, Neus Asensi
Romance | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Amid the spectacular festivities of Holy Week in Seville, an aspiring novelist stuggles with his work and pays his bills by composing crossword puzzles. A cryptic recording left on his ... See full summary »

Director: Mateo Gil
Stars: Eduardo Noriega, Jordi Mollà, Natalia Verbeke
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A company of Spanish movie makers leaves Franco's Spain and moves to Hitler's Germany to make a film in co-production. Soon some problems start to arise...

Director: Fernando Trueba
Stars: Penélope Cruz, Antonio Resines, Jorge Sanz
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

The horrendous spanish detective becomes a bodyward in his new third adventure.

Director: Santiago Segura
Stars: Santiago Segura, José Mota, Javier Gutiérrez
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Torrente has now moved to Marbella, where, after being wiped out of the money he had gained, has returned to private investigation. But in one of his cases he gets involved in the middle of a villain's missile plot to destroy the city and his own uncle's blackmail operation... and he knows nothing.

Director: Santiago Segura
Stars: Santiago Segura, Gabino Diego, Tony Leblanc
Torrente 4 (2011)
Action | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
Director: Santiago Segura
Stars: Santiago Segura, Carlos Areces, Goyo Jiménez
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.1/10 X  
Directors: Juan Cavestany, Enrique López Lavigne
Stars: Santiago Segura, Javier Gutiérrez, Pilar Castro
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Elia Galera ...
Lola Otero
...
Teniente Arribas
...
Sargento Pelayo
Héctor Alterio ...
Dr. Werner
Alberto San Juan ...
Luis Casanova
...
Abella
Guillermo Toledo ...
Lafuente
David Pinilla ...
Pizarro
Pablo Pinedo ...
León
Saturnino García ...
El forense
Carlos Lucas ...
Ayudante del forense
Penélope Velasco ...
Cuca Maragato
Ramón Barea ...
Sr. Otero
Lourdes Bartolomé ...
La enfermera (the nurse)
Alicia Agut ...
La monjita (the nun)
Edit

Storyline

Add Full Plot | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Sci-Fi

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

5 November 1999 (Spain)  »

Also Known As:

A Mulher Mais Feia do Mundo  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

References Blade Runner (1982) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Nice movie
7 January 2002 | by (Manresa, Catalonia) – See all my reviews

It's an original movie, possibly the best of Miguel Bardem: Lola is a girl who was abandoned in a convent because she was "the ugliest woman in the world"; eighteen years later, a professor of university tries an experiment with her, she becomes "the most beautiful woman in the world" and she starts to kill all the Miss Spain, angry with the beauty.

The story happens into a future republican Spain (republican Spain? Really future!), the policemen are stupid (in future, too?) and the movie doesn't lose a little sense of humor, it has a moral and a nice final like a fairy tale.

The lead actress, Elia Galera, maybe needs a little more of experience in acting, but her beauty and style are appropiate for her character.


2 of 3 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss The Ugliest Woman in the World (1999) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?