films made in Chihuahua

by antonio-05253 | created - 21 Jun 2016 | updated - 08 Aug 2016 | Public

List of movies in which Chihuahua has been a film location.

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1. Let's Go with Pancho Villa (1936)

PG-13 | 92 min | Drama, War

The Mexican Revolution is on its way when six brave peasants, known as "Los Leones de San Pablo", decide to join Pancho Villa's army and help end the suffering in their community by ... See full summary »

Director: Fernando de Fuentes | Stars: Antonio R. Frausto, Domingo Soler, Manuel Tamés, Ramón Vallarino

Votes: 624

3. Hondo (1953)

PG | 83 min | Drama, Romance, War

Army dispatch rider Hondo Lane discovers a woman and young son living in the midst of warring Apaches and becomes their protector.

Director: John Farrow | Stars: John Wayne, Geraldine Page, Ward Bond, Michael Pate

Votes: 9,406

4. Letters from Marusia (1975)

110 min | Drama, History

It is 1925 and working conditions in Chile are abysmal. The miners of Marusia go on strike, but the mine owners and the Government use the Chilean Army crush them.

Director: Miguel Littin | Stars: Gian Maria Volontè, Diana Bracho, Claudio Obregón, Eduardo López Rojas

Votes: 252

5. En el país de los pies ligeros (1982)

95 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

During his vacations, 12-year-old Manuel travels by train with his mother to the Sierra Tarahumara to spend a few days with his father, who works in the mountains with the indigenous people... See full summary »

Director: Marcela Fernández Violante | Stars: Pedro Armendáriz Jr., Helena Rojo, Ernesto Gómez Cruz, Aurora Clavel

Votes: 16

6. Conan the Destroyer (1984)

PG | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

53 Metascore

Conan leads a ragtag group of adventurers on a quest for a princess.

Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Grace Jones, Olivia d'Abo, Wilt Chamberlain

Votes: 75,605 | Gross: $31.04M

7. Dune (1984)

PG-13 | 137 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

39 Metascore

A Duke's son leads desert warriors against the galactic emperor and his father's evil nemesis when they assassinate his father and free their desert world from the emperor's rule.

Director: David Lynch | Stars: Kyle MacLachlan, Virginia Madsen, Francesca Annis, Leonardo Cimino

Votes: 125,912 | Gross: $30.93M

8. From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)

R | 108 min | Action, Crime, Horror

48 Metascore

Two criminals and their hostages unknowingly seek temporary refuge in a truck stop populated by vampires, with chaotic results.

Director: Robert Rodriguez | Stars: Harvey Keitel, George Clooney, Juliette Lewis, Quentin Tarantino

Votes: 284,287 | Gross: $25.75M

10. Renegade (2004)

R | 124 min | Adventure, Western

In 1870, after a brutal run-in with an outlaw in a brothel, Mike Blueberry becomes marshal in Arizona where he keeps the peace between Whites and Apaches but an influx of Indian gold treasure-hunters threatens to lead to violence.

Director: Jan Kounen | Stars: Vincent Cassel, Michael Madsen, Juliette Lewis, Temuera Morrison

Votes: 10,290

11. Man on Fire (2004)

R | 146 min | Action, Crime, Drama

47 Metascore

In Mexico City, a former CIA operative swears vengeance on those who committed an unspeakable act against the family he was hired to protect.

Director: Tony Scott | Stars: Denzel Washington, Christopher Walken, Dakota Fanning, Radha Mitchell

Votes: 326,696 | Gross: $77.91M

12. Bajo Juárez: La ciudad devorando a sus hijas (2006)

96 min | Documentary

In an industrial town in Mexico near the US border, hundreds of women have been sexually abused and murdered. As the body count continues to rise, a web of corruption unfolds that reaches the highest levels of Mexican society.

Directors: José Antonio Cordero, Alejandra Sánchez

Votes: 68

13. The Virgin of Juarez (2006)

R | 90 min | Crime, Drama

While on assignment, Los Angeles based reporter Karina Danes meets Mariela, a rare survivor of one of the vicious attacks taking place in the border town of Cuidad Juarez.

Director: Kevin James Dobson | Stars: Angus Macfadyen, Ana Claudia Talancón, Guillermo Díaz, Abel Soto

Votes: 377

14. Bordertown (2007)

R | 112 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

A journalist investigates a series of murders near American-owned factories on the border of Juarez and El Paso.

Director: Gregory Nava | Stars: Jennifer Lopez, Antonio Banderas, Maya Zapata, Irineo Alvarez

Votes: 10,091

15. Silent Light (2007)

Not Rated | 136 min | Drama, Romance

79 Metascore

In a Mennonite community in Mexico, a father's faith is tested when he falls in love with a new woman.

Director: Carlos Reygadas | Stars: Cornelio Wall, Miriam Toews, Maria Pankratz, Peter Wall

Votes: 6,005 | Gross: $0.05M

16. Perdida (2009)

118 min | Documentary, Biography, History

After being told that her family had made some of the worst films in the history of Mexican cinema, Viviana spent many years ashamed of that legacy and distanced herself from everything ... See full summary »

Director: Viviana García-Besné | Stars: Guillermo Calderón, José Luis Calderón, Pedro A. Calderón, Joaquín Cordero

Votes: 46

18. Backyard (2009)

122 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

The true story of the border town of Juarez, Mexico where since the mid-1990s thousands of women have gone missing or turned up as sun-burnt corpses in the desert. Can new police captain Blanca Bravo stop the savagery?

Director: Carlos Carrera | Stars: Ana de la Reguera, Asur Zagada, Marco Pérez, Ivan Cortes

Votes: 1,428

19. A Stone's Throw Away (2010)

97 min | Adventure

A shepherd leaves behind his life in Mexico after coming across a mysterious key chain. Will the key chain lead him to his own paradise or will the journey be all for nothing?

Director: Sebastián Hiriart | Stars: Gabino Rodríguez, Rogelio Medina, Alejandra España, Julián Silva

Votes: 83

20. La carta (2010)

70 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime

Paula and her family migrated from el Salto, Durango, to Lomas de Poleo, at the most violent city in Mexico: Juarez, Chihuahua. In 1998, her daughter Maria Sagrario, was kidnapped, violated... See full summary »

Director: Rafael Bonilla

21. Tin Tan (2010)

90 min | Documentary

From El Hijo Desobediente to Capitán Mantarraya, from Cuidad Juárez to Havana, from mambo to rock, the legacy of "Tin-Tan" makes him one of the great icons of Mexico today. This film tells ... See full summary »

Director: Francesco Taboada Tabone | Stars: Gaspar Henaine, Silvia Pinal, Tongolele, Manuel 'Loco' Valdés

Votes: 9

22. Naica, viaje a la cueva de los cristales (2010)

95 min | Documentary

In northern Mexico you will find the eight wonder of the world: the cave of crystals

Director: Gonzalo Infante

Votes: 11

23. Letters to Elena (2011)

PG | 97 min | Drama

Young Emilio and and his stepfather deliver mail as well as read and write letters for most of the illiterate villagers. Emilio changes some letters to optimistic stories from sad stories. Emilio then falls for a young girl named Elena.

Director: Llorent Barajas | Stars: Carmen Salinas, Irma Dorantes, Javier López, Jose Eduardo

Votes: 109 | Gross: $0.01M

24. No hay lugar lejano (2012)

85 min | Documentary, Action, Adventure

Julian, an 8 year-old Raramuri boy, starts to glimpse the construction of strange tourist attractions in the Sierra Tarahumara mountain range. For Nazareno and other community elders these ... See full summary »

Director: Michelle Ibaven

Votes: 5

25. Los Héroes del Norte (2010– )

60 min | Comedy, Music, Romance

A country music band from a small Mexican town, created by random bizarre members, strives to achieve fame and fortune.

Stars: Andrés Almeida, Miguel Rodarte, Karla Souza, Humberto Busto

Votes: 196

26. Heli (2013)

Not Rated | 105 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

59 Metascore

Heli must try and protect his young family when his 12-year-old sister inadvertently involves them in the brutal drug world. He must battle against the drug cartel that have been angered as well as the corrupt police force.

Director: Amat Escalante | Stars: Armando Espitia, Andrea Vergara, Linda González, Juan Eduardo Palacios

Votes: 4,720

27. El Más Buscado (2014)

101 min | Action, Crime

A masked singer that also robs banks is interrogated, during the interrogation shows how he became who he is.

Director: José Manuel Cravioto | Stars: Tenoch Huerta, Marco Pérez, Paola Nuñez, Noé Hernández

Votes: 392

28. La Otra Parte (2016)

100 min | Documentary

Jose the son of one of the iniciators of the drug trade and mentor of two of the most famous drug lords in the world, breaks the silence in an attempt to redeem himself.

Director: Ricardo Colorado | Stars: Jose A., Pedro Ferriz, Pedro Ferríz de Con

Votes: 14

29. Catalisis (2015)


In a world where food is scared and hope has faded in humanity there's people who still are searching for power and ways to survive. a powerful ex general is in the search for a human ... See full summary »

Stars: Fernanda Ferra, Paola Henric, Antonio Kosturakis, Braulio Visconti

31. Altered States (1980)

R | 102 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

58 Metascore

A psycho-physiologist experiments with drugs and a sensory-deprivation tank and has visions he believes are genetic memories.

Director: Ken Russell | Stars: William Hurt, Blair Brown, Bob Balaban, Charles Haid

Votes: 31,870 | Gross: $19.85M

32. El Topo (1970)

Not Rated | 125 min | Drama, Western

65 Metascore

A mysterious black-clad gunfighter wanders a mystical Western landscape encountering multiple bizarre characters.

Director: Alejandro Jodorowsky | Stars: Alejandro Jodorowsky, Brontis Jodorowsky, José Legarreta, Alfonso Arau

Votes: 25,335 | Gross: $0.04M

33. Mercury Plains (2016)

R | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

A troubled man runs away to Mexico and is recruited to join a paramilitary group of teens fighting the drug cartels. He proves himself to the group, but questions their motive.

Director: Charles Burmeister | Stars: Scott Eastwood, Nick Chinlund, Andy Garcia, Jorge A. Jimenez

Votes: 1,211

34. Man vs. Wild (2006–2020)

TV-PG | 60 min | Adventure, Reality-TV

Bear Grylls travels the world in search of challenges to his survival skills.

Stars: Bear Grylls, Will Ferrell, Sean Lacoste, Joe Rest

Votes: 21,699

35. A Man Called Horse (1970)

R | 114 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

46 Metascore

In 1825, an English aristocrat is captured by Native Americans. He lives with them and begins to understand their way of life. Eventually, he is accepted as part of the tribe and aspires to become their leader.

Director: Elliot Silverstein | Stars: Richard Harris, Judith Anderson, Jean Gascon, Manu Tupou

Votes: 8,055 | Gross: $1.94M

36. Villa Rides (1968)

R | 125 min | War, Western

Mexican rebel Pancho Villa lead a revolution helped by an American aviator imprisonned in Mexico.

Director: Buzz Kulik | Stars: Yul Brynner, Robert Mitchum, Maria Grazia Buccella, Charles Bronson

Votes: 1,783 | Gross: $2.64M

37. Bordertown (2007)

R | 112 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

A journalist investigates a series of murders near American-owned factories on the border of Juarez and El Paso.

Director: Gregory Nava | Stars: Jennifer Lopez, Antonio Banderas, Maya Zapata, Irineo Alvarez

Votes: 10,091

38. Man in the Wilderness (1971)

GP | 104 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

Left for dead after a bear attack, a fur-trapper recuperates and pursues his former companions through dangerous Indian territory.

Director: Richard C. Sarafian | Stars: Richard Harris, John Huston, Henry Wilcoxon, Percy Herbert

Votes: 2,693

39. Renegade (2004)

R | 124 min | Adventure, Western

In 1870, after a brutal run-in with an outlaw in a brothel, Mike Blueberry becomes marshal in Arizona where he keeps the peace between Whites and Apaches but an influx of Indian gold treasure-hunters threatens to lead to violence.

Director: Jan Kounen | Stars: Vincent Cassel, Michael Madsen, Juliette Lewis, Temuera Morrison

Votes: 10,290

40. The Train Robbers (1973)

Passed | 92 min | Action, Comedy, Romance

A gunhand named Lane is hired by a widow, Mrs. Lowe, to find gold stolen by her husband so that she may return it and start fresh.

Director: Burt Kennedy | Stars: John Wayne, Ann-Margret, Rod Taylor, Ben Johnson

Votes: 5,266

41. Cahill U.S. Marshal (1973)

PG | 103 min | Drama, Western

A tough Marshal has a difficult task when his two sons join a gang and rob a bank.

Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: John Wayne, George Kennedy, Gary Grimes, Neville Brand

Votes: 5,872

42. Breakout (1975)

PG | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

A bush pilot is hired for fifty thousand dollars to go to Mexico to free an innocent prisoner.

Director: Tom Gries | Stars: Charles Bronson, Robert Duvall, Jill Ireland, Randy Quaid

Votes: 3,384 | Gross: $16.00M

43. El Norte (2014 Video)

Drama, Thriller

To fulfill his American Dream, Gael risks it all and crosses the border to an illegal point - only to encounter his worst nightmare.

Director: Marcello Daciano | Stars: Geraldo Martinez, Gabriela Garibaldi, Oscar Priego, Jennifer Lin

Votes: 118

44. Pocket Money (1972)

PG | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Western

Broke and in debt, an otherwise honest cowboy gets mixed up in some shady dealings with a crooked rancher.

Director: Stuart Rosenberg | Stars: Paul Newman, Lee Marvin, Strother Martin, Wayne Rogers

Votes: 1,418

45. Simon of the Desert (1965)

Not Rated | 43 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

Simon, a deeply religious man living in the 4th century, wants to be nearer to God so he climbs a column. The Devil wants him to come down to Earth and is trying to seduce him.

Director: Luis Buñuel | Stars: Claudio Brook, Silvia Pinal, Enrique Álvarez Félix, Hortensia Santoveña

Votes: 9,269