Pedro Almodóvar


STARmeter
Top 5000
Up 133 this week
Trailer
2:11 | Trailer
The most internationally acclaimed Spanish filmmaker since Luis Buñuel was born in a small town (Calzada de Calatrava) in the impoverished Spanish region of La Mancha. He arrived in Madrid in 1968, and survived by selling used items in the flea-market called El Rastro. Almodóvar couldn't study filmmaking because he didn't have the money to afford ... See full bio »

2020 TV Guide: The Best Shows Coming This Year

Look ahead to the TV shows still set to premiere in the rest of 2020, including "Selena: The Series" and "The Stand."

Browse our picks

Around The Web

 | 

Powered by ZergNet

On Prime Video

Watch on TV

Pain and Glory
Tue, Dec 01 11:04 AM PST on STZCI (625)
Pain and Glory
Tue, Dec 01 11:36 PM PST on STZCI (625)

Editorial Lists

Related lists from IMDb editors

a list of 11 images
updated 02 Jun 2017
 

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 45 people
created 02 May 2015
 
a list of 25 people
created 6 months ago
 
a list of 30 people
created 17 Jul 2018
 
a list of 42 people
created 10 Feb 2013
 
a list of 26 people
created 1 month ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Pedro Almodóvar's work have you seen?

User Polls

Pedro Almodóvar: Director Supercut

From Labyrinth of Passion to Pain and Glory, here's a look at some of our favorite moments from the films of Pedro Almodóvar.

Watch the video

Won 1 Oscar. Another 162 wins & 194 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Known For

Talk to Her Writer
(2002)
Volver Writer
(2006)
(2011)

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (43 credits)
 2020 The Human Voice (Short) (written by)
 2019 Pain and Glory (screenplay)
 2016 Julieta
 2009 The Cannibalistic Councillor (Short) (as Harry 'Huracán' Caine)
 2006/I Volver (screenplay)
 2004 Bad Education
 2002 Talk to Her (written by)
 1997 Live Flesh (screenplay)
 1996 Pastas Ardilla (TV Short)
 1993 Kika (screenplay) / (story)
 1991 High Heels (screenplay) / (story)
 1989 Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (screenplay) / (story)
 1988 Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (screenplay) / (story - uncredited)
 1987 Law of Desire (screenplay) / (story)
 1986 Matador (screenplay) / (story)
 1984 What Have I Done to Deserve This? (as Pedro Almodovar)
 1983 Dark Habits (as Pedro Almodovar)
 1982 Labyrinth of Passion (screenplay) / (story)
 1980 Pepi, Luci, Bom and Other Girls Like Mom (screenplay) / (story)
 1978 Salomé (Short)
 1977 Complementos (Short)
 1977 Sexo va, sexo viene (Short)
 1976 Muerte en la carretera (Short)
 1976 Sea caritativo (Short)
 1975 Blancor (Short)
 1975 El sueño, o la estrella (Short)
 1975 Homenaje (Short)
 1975 La caída de Sódoma (Short)
 1974 Film político (Short)
Show Show Director (43 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (19 credits)
Show Show Producer (21 credits)
Show Show Actor (15 credits)
Show Show Production designer (1 credit)
Show Show Thanks (15 credits)
Show Show Self (180 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (62 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Fuego en las entrañas. Barcelona: La Cúpula, 1981. See more »

Publicity Listings:

7 Biographical Movies | 21 Print Biographies | 35 Interviews | 20 Articles | 7 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Official Site

Alternate Names:

Pedro Almodovar | Almodovar-McNamara | Mateo Blanco | Harry 'Huracán' Caine | Almodóvar & McNamara | Almodóvar y McNamara | Pepe Patatia | Pedro

Height:

5' 9¾" (1.77 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

In the last decade you can count the number of Hollywood dramas that have revolved around women. The studios have forgotten that women are fascinating. See more »

Trivia:

Directed 2 actors in Oscar nominated performances: Penélope Cruz and Antonio Banderas. See more »

Trademark:

Often uses symbolism and metaphorical techniques to portray circular storylines. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed