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Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A couple of English tourists arrive on an island where all the children have gone crazy and are murdering the adults.

Director: Narciso Ibáñez Serrador
Stars: Lewis Fiander, Prunella Ransome, Antonio Iranzo
Certificate: GP Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A strict headmistress runs a secluded school for wayward girls in 19th century France, whose students are disappearing under mysterious circumstances.

Director: Narciso Ibáñez Serrador
Stars: Lilli Palmer, Cristina Galbó, John Moulder-Brown
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Horror | Drama | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Enrique is a common man that has always worked to offer an acceptable level of life to his family. But one day this average man buys a television to color, a personal pleasure that a while ... See full summary »

Director: Narciso Ibáñez Serrador
Stars: Narciso Ibáñez Menta, María Fernanda D'Ocón, Kiti Mánver
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

When the single mother nurse Gloria has financial difficulties, her colleague and friend Dr. Ana Torres invites her to move with her six year-old daughter Vicky to her old big house where ... See full summary »

Director: Narciso Ibáñez Serrador
Stars: Nieve de Medina, Montse Mostaza, Alejandra Lorenzo
El ministerio del tiempo (TV Series 2015)
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

A warrior from the 16th Century, the first female university student from the 19th Century and a nurse from the 21st Century join a secret agency to prevent people to change the Spanish history by using time-traveling doors.

Stars: Nacho Fresneda, Cayetana Guillén Cuervo, Juan Gea
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A bank. A safe box. An information that it would to be shake a country.

Director: Daniel Calparsoro
Stars: Luis Tosar, Rodrigo De la Serna, Raúl Arévalo
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

An elderly writer visits the small village where he grew up and as he walks through he catches a glimpse of the same woman he fell in love with in his youth but she has not aged at all! He follows her, but is not ready for what he finds

Director: Mateo Gil
Stars: Juan José Ballesta, Natalia Millán, Jordi Dauder
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
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In Spain, the sports journalist Juan has a perfect life with his wife Sonia: they have just had a baby and moved to an old house that needs to be repaired in a fancy neighborhood. When ... See full summary »

Directors: Álex de la Iglesia, James Phillips
Stars: Javier Gutiérrez, Leonor Watling, Sancho Gracia
3-2-1 (1978–1987)
Game-Show
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Three couples compete in a missing word game, with the winning couple going on to solve riddles left by guest performers to win prizes and avoid Dusty Bin's booby prize.

Stars: Ted Rogers, Chris Emmett, Caroline Munro
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 Dr. Fredrick Strom / ... (12 episodes, 1966-1982)
Estanis González ...
 Cirujano / ... (10 episodes, 1966-1982)
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 Mujer #1 (7 episodes, 1966-1968)
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 Cirujano / ... (5 episodes, 1966-1968)
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 Dr. Harrison Bonell / ... (5 episodes, 1968-1982)
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It toked 12 years to edited the complete series in Spain on DVD. It first appeared in 2003 in a 6 DVD pack with disorganized episodes and incomplete. 5 years later the pack was re-released adding 2 more disc, with more episodes but still incomplete. In 2015 the distributor changed and the 8 discs were re-released and 2 more this again with the "unpublished" episodes. Also in the first release two episode were added being from different TV series, also with Narciso Ibáñez Serrador involved. Those episodes were "El último reloj" (1967) from Tras la puerta cerrada (1964) and "N.N. 23" (1965) from Mañana puede ser verdad (1964). See more »

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You won't lose your sleep...but you'll be quite entertained anyway!
23 January 2007 | by (Argentina) – See all my reviews

We all grew up hearing the same classic horror stories written by famous authors such as Edgar Allan Poe and Ray Bradbury. Yet... we don't seem to get tired of them, do we?. Well, 'Historias para no dormir' demonstrates that even if we have already seen these stories before, that doesn't really mean that we won't find any interest in seeing them again. The main reason why this show can captivate many horror lovers nowadays, is mostly because of the beautiful display of Gothic imagery. It's a fact that sometimes it's all about the right atmosphere and imagery. Narciso Ibañez Serrador, the creator of the show, achieves admirable results with some of the most famous horror tales such as 'The Raven', 'The Cask of Amontillado' and 'The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar' among others. The music composed by Pedro Baldie and Waldo de los Rios creates the perfect dark and sinister atmosphere that should accompany what is seen on the screen. The background music is repeated in several different episodes, which could be considered as a lack of effort by some people. Personally, I think that is not exactly a bad thing. It is in some way emblematic and why not use the same music for different episodes when it is so well composed?.

"Historias para no dormir" is the right choice for anyone who is in the mood to sit back, relax and enjoy a nice display of dark imagery, atmospheric, bone-chilling music and simple stories that will reach you, even though you have probably heard about them before. Science fiction and comedy lovers are welcome to give it a chance as well, since this show also has room for them in many episodes.


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