Peliculas Argentinas (Best Argentinian Movies)by joaquindruetta_789 | created - 28 Aug 2011 | updated - 7 months ago | Public
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1. The Secret in Their Eyes (2009)
R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
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: 160,976 | Gross: $20.17M
2. 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: 43,565 | Gross: $1.22M
3. The Official Story (1985)
Not Rated | 112 min | Drama, History, War
After the end of the Dirty War, a high school teacher sets out to find out who the mother of her adopted daughter is.
Votes: 5,951 | Gross: $0.03M
4. 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: 13,090 | Gross: $0.62M
6. Zama (2017)
Unrated | 115 min | Drama
Based on the novel by Antonio Di Benedetto written in 1956, on Don Diego de Zama, a Spanish officer of the seventeenth century settled in Asunción, who awaits his transfer to Buenos Aires.
Votes: 1,223 | Gross: $0.17M
7. 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: 1,985 | Gross: $0.10M
10. Camila (1984)
R | 105 min | Drama, Romance
In 1840's Buenos Aires, Argentina, a beautiful young socialite named Camila falls in love with Ladislao, a Jesuit priest. After several failed attempts at fighting his own feelings, he ... See full summary »
11. Autumn Sun (1996)
PG | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Clara Goldstein is a lovely, middle-aged Jewish woman who, because of an impending visit from her American brother, is forced to create a contrived relationship with a man of her own faith.... See full summary »
12. 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: 3,034 | Gross: $0.19M
13. 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: 5,573 | Gross: $0.24M
14. 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: 3,922 | Gross: $0.28M
15. Tangos, the Exile of Gardel (1985)
Not Rated | 119 min | Drama, Musical
Some Argentinians, exiled in Paris, decide to put on a tango-ballet, dedicated to Carlos Gardel, a legendary Argentinian tango star.
17. 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: 5,117 | Gross: $0.41M
18. Tiempo de valientes (2005)
112 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Mariano Is a psychologist who must fulfill community service after losing a lawsuit by a traffic accident. He is forced to provide therapeutic support to Alfredo, a policeman depressed over... See full summary »
19. La nave de los locos (1995)
104 min | Drama
In a small town in Patagonia (Southern Argentina), a Mapuche Indian chief sets a tourist complex under construction on fire. He denies all attempts to defend himself. Locked up, he waits ... See full summary »
20. Ashes of Paradise (1997)
R | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A judge falls from the roof of the Federal Courthouse. A woman is murdered. Between them and the three sons of the judge there is a connection that will be investigated by a woman judge who... See full summary »
21. Time for Revenge (1981)
R | 112 min | Drama, Thriller
A union organizing demolition worker and a friend of his decide to blackmail the corrupt company they work for setting up a fake accident. Because of a miscalculation the friend dies, but ... See full summary »
22. Night of the Pencils (1986)
105 min | Crime, Drama, History
This films tells the true story of seven teenagers who agitated for reduced student bus fares under two different regimes in Argentina, with tragic results. At first succeeding under the ... See full summary »
23. Chronicle of an Escape (2006)
R | 103 min | Crime, Thriller
The goalkeeper of a little-known soccer team is kidnapped by a Argentinean government squad and sent to a detention center. After months of torture, he plots his escape with three other young men.
Votes: 3,031 | Gross: $0.00M
24. The Lighthouse (1998)
Not Rated | 109 min | Drama
Two Argentine sisters, Memé and Aneta, lose their mother in a car crash. Memé, the elder, is also left lame with one badly scarred leg. The orphaned girls go to Uruguay to stay with their ... See full summary »
25. Las mantenidas sin sueños (2005)
Unrated | 97 min | Comedy, Drama
Florence, a young irresponsible mother & and her precocious daughter, Eugenia, have an unusual relationship. The roles between the two are reversed. Florence is totally inept at caring for ... See full summary »
26. Darse cuenta (1984)
106 min | Drama
The film centers on a unsuccessful doctor and his patient, whom everyone believes has no hope of ever recovering from a recent accident, and the daily events of a public hospital in Argentina.
27. El ciudadano ilustre (2016)
118 min | Comedy, Drama
A recipient of the Nobel Prize for Literature, who has been living in Europe for decades, accepts an invitation to receive a prize. In Argentina he finds both similarities and irreconcilable differences with the people of his hometown.
28. Conversaciones con mamá (2004)
90 min | Drama, Comedy
Jaime has lost his job and has to provide for his wife, son and daughter. Pressured by this circumstances, he visits his mom, who lives in an apartment he owns, to ask her to move with him ... See full summary »
29. Martín (Hache) (1997)
123 min | Drama
19-year-old Argentina Martin has a nearly fatal drug overdose. After that his mother sends him to Madrid, where his film director father (also called Martin) lives with his new much younger lover Alicia and gay actor friend Dante.
31. XXY (2007)
Not Rated | 86 min | Drama, Romance
The story of an intersexual fifteen-year-old. She lives with her parents, who have to cope with the challenges of her medical condition.
Votes: 11,603 | Gross: $0.05M
32. The Dark Side of the Heart (1992)
R | 127 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama
Oliveiro is a young poet living in Buenos Aires where sometimes he has to sell his ideas to an advertising agency to make a living or exchange his poems for a steak. In Montevideo, he meets... See full summary »
33. La antena (2007)
99 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
This near-silent black and white film from Argentina tells the story of a city that has lost its voice, stolen by Mr. TV, and the attempts of a small family to win the voice back. Similar in design to early German expressionist films.
34. Rebellion in Patagonia (1974)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, History
In 1920, some workers of Patagonia, grouped in anarchist and socialist societies, decide to make a strike demanding better working conditions. The situation becomes unsustainable and the government sends the order is restored.
35. Ardor (2014)
R | 101 min | Drama, Western
A mysterious man emerges from the Argentinean rainforest to help a poor farmer and his daughter, who are threatened by a band of mercenaries hired to force them to sell their land.
37. Clandestine Childhood (2011)
Not Rated | 112 min | Drama
Juan lives in clandestinity. Just like his mum, his dad and his adored uncle Beto, outside his home he has another name. At school, Juan is known as Ernesto. And he meets María, who only ... See full summary »
Votes: 2,019 | Gross: $0.01M
38. Garage Olimpo (1999)
R | 98 min | Drama
In the 70's, eighteen year-old Maria Fabiani lives with her French mother Diane in an old house in Buenos Aires, subletting rooms and giving classes to illiterate adults in the slums. One ... See full summary »
39. The Hour of the Furnaces (1968)
Unrated | 260 min | Documentary
Divided into three segments, namely 1 Neocolonialism, 2 Act for liberation, 3 Violence and liberation, the documentary lasts more than 4 hours this deals with the defense of the revolution ... See full summary »
40. Suddenly (2002)
Unrated | 92 min | Comedy, Drama
An Argentinian Dutch and Latin Comedy Drama where a young naive girl Marcia (Tatiana Saphir) learns about her sexuality. Marcia is kidnapped by 2 punk women Mao (Carla Crespo)& Veronica ... See full summary »
42. Anita (2009)
Unrated | 104 min | Drama
Anita is the story of a young woman with Down syndrome (Alejandra Manzo) who lives a happy, routine life in Buenos Aires, being meticulously cared for by her mother Dora (Academy Award ... See full summary »
43. La dignidad de los nadies (2005)
120 min | Documentary
The degraded socio-economic condition of Argentina leading to the December 2001 rebellions, and its consequent social chaos analyzed by focusing on real people from Buenos Aires poorest ... See full summary »
44. 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: 89,185 | Gross: $16.76M
45. Common Ground (2002)
Not Rated | 108 min | Drama
In Buenos Aires, a few days before traveling to Spain with his beloved wife Liliana Rovira to visit their son Pedro, the leftist Literature professor Fernando Robles is compulsory retired ... See full summary »
47. Extraordinary Stories (2008)
Not Rated | 245 min | Drama, Mystery
In this adventurous experiment in storytelling, secret identities, missing persons, lost treasures, exotic beasts and desperate criminals are only a few of the elements woven into a grand tapestry of mysteries.
48. Vientos de agua (2006)
A drama series that traces a Spanish man's emigration to Argentina in the 1930s, and, years later, his son's return to modern-day Spain.
Es una miniserie, pero vale la pena ponerla.
49. Kamchatka (2002)
106 min | Drama
The film is seen through the eyes of a ten-year-old boy, Harry (Matías del Pozo), who does not know that Argentina's 1976 coup d'état is impacting his life. After witnessing the "... See full summary »
50. La suerte está echada (2005)
97 min | Comedy