MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 7,140 this week

Platillos volantes (2003)

6.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.2/10 from 218 users  
Reviews: 4 user

Based on real events, in 1972 Juan and José are two textile workers from Tarrasa, Catalonia (northeast to Spain) who meet during an UFOs' convention. Both share their passion about the ... See full summary »

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

Related News

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 319 titles
created 21 Aug 2011
 
a list of 72 titles
created 17 Jan 2012
 
a list of 20 titles
created 13 Jul 2012
 
a list of 1434 titles
created 13 Nov 2012
 
list image
a list of 21 titles
created 28 Apr 2013
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Platillos volantes (2003)

Platillos volantes (2003) on IMDb 6.2/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Platillos volantes.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

The DDT, the professor Bacterio's dangerous invention has just been stolen by the dictator of Tirania. The Súper wants to recover it but he knows that it should not call Mortadelo and ... See full summary »

Director: Javier Fesser
Stars: Benito Pocino, Pepe Viyuela, Dominique Pinon
800 Bullets (2002)
Action | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Julián Torralba is a former movie stuntman in Almeria, Spain. He and several of his colleagues, who once made a living in American Westerns shot in Spain, now are reduced to doing stunt ... See full summary »

Director: Álex de la Iglesia
Stars: Sancho Gracia, Ángel de Andrés López, Carmen Maura
Comedy | Crime | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Director: Miguel Martí
Stars: Macarena Gómez, Alejo Sauras, César Camino
Dagon (2001)
Fantasy | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A boating accident runs a young man and woman ashore in a decrepit Spanish fishing town which they discover is in the grips of an ancient sea god and its monstrous half human offspring.

Director: Stuart Gordon
Stars: Ezra Godden, Francisco Rabal, Raquel Meroño
Marshland (2014)
Action | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

In the MARSHLAND a serial killer is on the loose. Two homicide detectives who appear to be poles apart must settle their differences and bring the murderer to justice before more young women lose their lives.

Director: Alberto Rodríguez
Stars: Javier Gutiérrez, Raúl Arévalo, Nerea Barros
Neon Flesh (2010)
Comedy | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

Hoping to earn his mother's respect, a young hustler-turned-businessman tries to open a brothel with his two useless buddies.

Director: Paco Cabezas
Stars: Mario Casas, Vicente Romero, Luciano Cáceres
Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

After the disappearance of a young scientist on a business trip, his son and wife struggle to cope, only to make a bizarre discovery years later - one that may bring him home.

Director: Richie Mehta
Stars: Gillian Anderson, Haley Joel Osment, Rufus Sewell
Mood Indigo (2013)
Comedy | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Wealthy, inventive bachelor Colin endeavors to find a cure for his lover Chloe after she's diagnosed with an unusual illness caused by a flower growing in her lungs.

Director: Michel Gondry
Stars: Romain Duris, Audrey Tautou, Gad Elmaleh
Dance Machine (2006)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  
Director: Óscar Aibar
Stars: Jordi Vilches, Santiago Segura, Bárbara Muñoz
Hot Milk (2005)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.9/10 X  
Director: Ricardo Bofill Maggiora
Stars: Ana Turpin, Enrique San Francisco, Sergio Pazos
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ángel de Andrés López ...
José (as Ángel de Andrés)
Jordi Vilches ...
Juan
José Luis Adserías ...
Amador
Àngels Poch ...
Antonia (as Angels Poch)
...
María
Berta Ojea ...
Sra. Botifoll
Juan Margallo ...
Boris
Leo Bassi ...
Sr. Karma
Pere Ponce ...
Individuo vigila 1
Paco Hidalgo ...
Individuo vigila 2
...
Ufólogo 1
Jordi Banacolocha ...
Pages
Manel Castillejos ...
Prof. Marius
Milena Montes ...
Madre de Juan
Pep Cortés ...
Padre de Juan
Edit

Storyline

Based on real events, in 1972 Juan and José are two textile workers from Tarrasa, Catalonia (northeast to Spain) who meet during an UFOs' convention. Both share their passion about the paranormal, specially about UFOs. In these years where was very much UFOs' sightings, they feel captivated by the mystery and start to investigate the diverse theories about the intentions or purposes of the sightings. Their friendship and the obsession they have will turn in dementia and paranoia, hurting their relations with their respective friends and familiars and exposing their lives to an extreme decision due to the conclusion of their own investigations. Written by Chockys

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

La historia real de dos españoles que viajaron a otro planeta [The real story about two Spanish men whose traveled to another planet]

Genres:

Comedy | Drama | Sci-Fi

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

|

Release Date:

7 November 2003 (Spain)  »

Also Known As:

Platillos Voladores  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Budget:

€2,253,327 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Iker Jiménez, well-known Spanish journalist and paranormal investigator, makes an uncredited cameo as the man who gets banned from the UFO convention for being a skeptic. See more »

Soundtracks

Voces de otros mundos
Lyrics & Music by Manuel Díaz Martínez
Performed by Los Pasos
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Movie with an Ufological theme
4 September 2004 | by (São Paulo, Brazil) – See all my reviews

"Platillos Volantes" (2003 - 99 minutes), written and directed by the Spanish director Óscar Aibar, is a movie with an Ufological theme. The plot is inspired in a real history occurred in Terrassa, a Catalan industrial city, in 1972, when two textile workers, Juan Teru Vallés (21 years) and José Félix Rodríguez Montero (47 years), had been found decapitated on the railway of the Barcelona-Zaragoza train. They had left the following message: "The extraterrestrials call us, we belong to infinite". Some time later, posthumous letters sent by them to the ONU General- Secretary and to the Spanish investigators of the UFO phenomenon were found. Adopting the pseudonyms of Rasdi and Amiex, "trackers of the infinite and friends of extraterrestrial intelligences", the suicidal ones had described in the letters the incredible mutation that their bodies had suffered and had informed to be preparing a definitive trip to Jupiter where they believed was the location of the alien base. Essential for all those that research Ufology, the plot remembers the Brazilian controverted "Case of the Lead Masks" of 1966.


4 of 4 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Why is the DVD called Platillos Voladores? trancejeremy
Discuss Platillos volantes (2003) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?