With Instituto Mexicano de Cinematografía (IMCINE) (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. The Untamed (2016)
Not Rated | 98 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A couple in a troubled marriage locate a meteorite, initiating an encounter with a mysterious creature. Their lives are turned upside down by the discovery of the creature, which is a source of both pleasure and destruction.
Votes: 5,008 | Gross: $0.03M
2. Cronos (1993)
R | 94 min | Fantasy, Horror
A mysterious device designed to provide its owner with eternal life resurfaces after four hundred years, leaving a trail of destruction in its path.
Votes: 27,934 | Gross: $0.62M
3. Leap Year (2010)
Unrated | 94 min | Drama, Romance
Laura's personal life consists of one affair after another. She meets Arturo and the pair enter into an intense, violent sexual relationship. As days go by, Laura crosses out the days on a calendar, revealing her secret past to her lover.
4. El infierno (2010)
NC-17 | 145 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
El Benny is deported from the U.S. and returns home to a Mexico devastated by the drug wars. He too joins in and starts climbing the hierarchy, finding a prosperous life full of money, women, violence, and fun.
5. Como agua para chocolate (1992)
R | 105 min | Drama, Romance
When tradition prevents her from marrying the man she loves, a young woman discovers she has a unique talent for cooking.
Votes: 17,173 | Gross: $21.67M
6. Dance with the Devil (1997)
R | 129 min | Action, Crime, Horror
A psychotic criminal couple kidnaps a random teenage couple. The woman rapes the male captive, and lets him watch his lover being raped by the man. They then plan to sacrifice the couple.
7. Battle in Heaven (2005)
Unrated | 98 min | Crime, Drama
Marcos lusts after his boss's promiscuous daughter, but after botching an extortion scheme, he becomes wracked with guilt.
Votes: 6,122 | Gross: $0.07M
9. Herod's Law (1999)
R | 123 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Mexico, 1949. The fable of a janitor turned Mayor on a little town lost in the Mexican desert, who gradually realizes how far his new acquainted power and corruption can get him.
11. The Crime of Padre Amaro (2002)
R | 118 min | Drama, Romance
Politics and sexual passions threaten to corrupt a young, newly-ordained priest in a small Mexican town.
Votes: 13,274 | Gross: $5.71M
13. Matando Cabos (2004)
R | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A dark, offbeat comedy about a group of Mexico City teens embroiled in a kidnapping involving a retired wrestling legend and a parrot.
Votes: 4,698 | Gross: $0.13M
14. Japón (2002)
R | 122 min | Drama
A painter from the big city goes to a remote canyon to commit suicide. To reach some calmness, he stays at the farmstead of Ascen, an old, religious woman. Although but a few words are spoken, love grows.
15. The Perfect Dictatorship (2014)
143 min | Comedy, Drama
TV MX, the most powerful Mexican Television Corporation, discloses a scandalous story involving Governor Carmelo Vargas in serious crimes and illicit business. Worried about his political ... See full summary »
16. Para vestir santos (2004)
5 min | Drama, Short
Doña Consuelo constantly listens to old Don Chema's nasty comments about her daughter Cristina's unmarried state. But little do they know that Cristina has a pleasant secret.
17. Poison for the Fairies (1986)
90 min | Fantasy, Horror
A 10 year old girl convinces a lonely classmate that she is a witch, forcing the child to become her assistant. Though their games are initially rather naive, they gradually take a nasty and violent turn.
18. Broken Sky (2006)
PG-13 | 140 min | Drama, Romance
Two students, Gerardo and Jonas, are in love. However, Jonas becomes obsessed with another boy, which leads to Gerardo moving into arms of Sergio.
Votes: 1,155 | Gross: $0.03M
19. Canoa: A Shameful Memory (1976)
Not Rated | 115 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
A group of students arrives in a small town during a hiking expedition. Once there, the local priest accuses them of being communist agitators on the run from an army crack-down against ... See full summary »
21. Sólo con tu pareja (1991)
Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, Romance
A womanizer is falsely diagnosed with AIDS by a jealous lover and falls in love with a woman equally suicidal as he.
Votes: 3,550 | Gross: $0.01M
22. Sexo, pudor y lágrimas (1999)
R | 109 min | Comedy, Drama
Six friends... two couples... from the mexican middle well-off class, dealing with issues about sex, relationships, infidelity and many others.
23. Violet Perfume: No One Is Listening (2001)
PG-13 | 90 min | Drama
A poignant and moving urban drama, focusing on the growing problem of sexual assault in Mexico City. Director Sistach fictionalizes the true story of a friendship between two adolescent ... See full summary »
24. A Day Without a Mexican (2004)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
When a mysterious fog surrounds the boundaries of California, there is a communication breakdown and all the Mexicans disappear, affecting the economy and the state stops working missing the Mexican workers and dwellers.
Votes: 3,068 | Gross: $4.18M
25. Strawberry and Chocolate (1993)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
This Oscar nominated film is the story of two men who are opposites, one gay, the other straight, one a fierce communist, the other a fierce individualist, one suspicious, the other accepting, and how they come to love each other.
Votes: 5,444 | Gross: $2.08M
26. Raging Sun, Raging Sky (2009)
Not Rated | 141 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
A story of love, sex and destiny, by director Julian Hernandez. Youthful Kieri and Ryo share a deep and passionate love for each other. Kieri sets off in search of his soul mate after Ryo ... See full summary »
27. Oedipo alcalde (1996)
100 min | Drama, War
Set amidst the rebel wars (representing the Theban plagues) of contemporary Colombia, young Mayor Edipo must mediate a peace deal between conflicting guerrilla groups and the army. It is ... See full summary »
28. Club Sandwich (2013)
R | 82 min | Comedy
Hector and his young mother Paloma go on vacation. Out of season their hotel is deserted. They spend their days sitting on the edge of the swimming pool. Then attractive Jazmin arrives and we see how Paloma loses her son to a summer fling.
30. The Black Widow (1977)
78 min | Drama
Matea is an orphan who assists the priest, Father Feliciano, in his parish. The village doctor tries to seduce her, but fails and proceeds to defame her into believing that Matea maintains relations with the priest.
32. Only God Knows (2006)
115 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
On a lark in Tijuana, a carefree Brazilian art student crosses paths with a brooding Mexican journalist, sparking a cascade of events across both Mexico and Brazil. As Dolores and Damián discover an intimate love and a mysterious spiritual heritage, they struggle with ever more costly choices.
33. The Virgin of Lust (2002)
151 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
In Vera Cruz in the 1940s, Nacho, an Indian, waits tables at Don Lázaro's café at Hotel Ofélia. He falls for Lola, an opium-addicted, alcoholic whore who's hopelessly in love with Gardenia ... See full summary »
35. 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?
37. Trémulo (2015)
20 min | Short, Romance
Carlos sweeps and mops the floor of an old-time barbershop. The day before Independence Day, among the customers is Julio. Their eyes meet, and when the barbershop closes Julio comes back ... See full summary »
38. Danzón (1991)
PG-13 | 120 min | Drama
Julia (Rojo) is a phone operator in Mexico City who divides her time between her job, her daughter and the danzon: a cuban dance very popular in Mexico and Central America. Every wednesday ... See full summary »
Votes: 549 | Gross: $0.36M
39. Nicotina (2003)
R | 90 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A real-time dark comedy about a science geek who tangles with a clutch of Russian gangsters after he delivers them the wrong computer disk.
Votes: 3,558 | Gross: $0.80M
40. The 4th Company (2016)
109 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Zambrano is a juvenile offender that when arrives to the penitentiary only longs to join a football team, Los Perros. Such illusion ends up involving him with the organized crime under the ... See full summary »
41. Desnudos (2004)
98 min | Drama, Romance
A gentle artist contends with his cheating girlfriend, and an innocent girl longs to break free from an abusive relationship. When fate brings these two lovelorn people together, true love ... See full summary »
43. La otra conquista (1998)
R | 105 min | Drama, History
It is May 1520 in the vast Aztec Empire one year after the Spanish Conqueror Hernán Cortés' arrival in Mexico. "The Other Conquest" opens with the infamous massacre of the Aztecs at the ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,126 | Gross: $0.89M
44. A Thousand Clouds of Peace (2003)
Not Rated | 83 min | Drama, Romance
Gerardo, a 17-year old guy has just finished his relationship with Bruno and starts wandering hopeless through the streets of the city. In his wandering he's tortured by images: each ... See full summary »
45. Cabeza de Vaca (1991)
R | 111 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
A handful of survivors from a disastrous 1528 Spanish expedition to Florida journey across the coast until they reach Mexico.
Votes: 1,079 | Gross: $0.79M
46. No One Writes to the Colonel (1999)
Not Rated | 122 min | Drama
Every Friday, the Colonel puts on his only suit and goes to the dock to await a letter announcing the arrival of his pension. But the townsfolk all know that this pension will never come. ... See full summary »
47. La mujer de Benjamín (1991)
90 min | Comedy, Drama
Old bachelor Benjamin (Lopez Rojas) still lives with his sister Micaela (Doria) in the boredom of a small town. His only entertainment is getting together with a bunch of old men and spare ... See full summary »
48. The Girl on the Stone (2006)
R | 104 min | Drama
A young student, Mati, breaks up an constantly humiliates Gabino, who is devoted to her... until he gets the opportunity to make her pay for her snubs.
49. Deep Crimson (1996)
114 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
The life of a man who preys on unsuspecting women for a living is changed when he finds an accomplice in the woman who loves and controls him.
50. Santitos (1999)
R | 105 min | Comedy, Drama
When St. Jude appears to her to tell her that her daughter is still alive, Esperanza goes on a search to find her daughter.
Votes: 519 | Gross: $0.01M