8.1/10
70,633
145 user 49 critic

Contratiempo (2016)

Trailer
1:45 | Trailer
While the clock is ticking, with the aid of a witness preparation expert, a successful entrepreneur accused of murder has less than three hours to come up with an impregnable defence.

Director:

Oriol Paulo

Writer:

Oriol Paulo
Reviews
Popularity
711 ( 159)
2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

The Body (2012)
Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A detective searches for the body of a femme fatale which has gone missing from a morgue.

Director: Oriol Paulo
Stars: Jose Coronado, Hugo Silva, Belén Rueda
Comedy | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Shattered by the unexpected news of their irreversible break-up, an aspiring orchestra conductor is puzzled by his girlfriend's mysterious and seemingly inexplicable case of disappearance. But, can he look beyond the facts?

Director: Andrés Baiz
Stars: Quim Gutiérrez, Martina García, María Soledad Rodríguez
Horror | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

The story of a woman who is slowly losing her sight whilst trying to investigate the mysterious death of her twin sister.

Director: Guillem Morales
Stars: Belén Rueda, Lluís Homar, Pablo Derqui
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A lonely art expert working for a mysterious and reclusive heiress finds not only her art worth examining.

Director: Giuseppe Tornatore
Stars: Geoffrey Rush, Jim Sturgess, Sylvia Hoeks
El bar (2017)
Comedy | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

In bustling downtown Madrid, a loud gunshot and two mysterious deaths trap a motley assortment of common urbanites in a decrepit central bar, while paranoia and suspicion force the terrified regulars to turn on each other.

Director: Álex de la Iglesia
Stars: Blanca Suárez, Mario Casas, Carmen Machi
Drama | Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

You wake day after day to the comfort and security of your home. But how safe is it really?

Director: Jaume Balagueró
Stars: Luis Tosar, Marta Etura, Alberto San Juan
Crime | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 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, María Varod
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A female inspector confronts a serial killer while dealing with the ghosts of her past.

Director: Fernando González Molina
Stars: Marta Etura, Elvira Mínguez, Nene
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

Seven long-time friends get together for a dinner. When they decide to share with each other the content of every text message, email and phone call they receive, many secrets start to unveil and the equilibrium trembles.

Director: Paolo Genovese
Stars: Giuseppe Battiston, Anna Foglietta, Marco Giallini
Loft I (2008)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Five close friends, all of them married, share a loft to meet their mistresses. One day they find the body of a young woman in the loft. Since there are only five keys to the loft, the five men begin to suspect each other of murder.

Director: Erik Van Looy
Stars: Koen De Bouw, Filip Peeters, Matthias Schoenaerts
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Seven friends gather for dinner and decide to play a game in which all incoming messages and calls will be on display for the entire group, leading to a series of revelations that gradually unravels their 'normal' lives.

Director: Álex de la Iglesia
Stars: Belén Rueda, Eduard Fernández, Ernesto Alterio
Celda 211 (2009)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The story of two men on different sides of a prison riot -- the inmate leading the rebellion and the young guard trapped in the revolt, who poses as a prisoner in a desperate attempt to survive the ordeal.

Director: Daniel Monzón
Stars: Luis Tosar, Alberto Ammann, Antonio Resines
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Mario Casas ... Adrián Doria
Ana Wagener ... Virginia Goodman
Jose Coronado ... Tomás Garrido (as José Coronado)
Bárbara Lennie ... Laura Vidal
Francesc Orella ... Félix Leiva
Paco Tous Paco Tous ... Conductor
David Selvas David Selvas ... Bruno
Iñigo Gastesi Iñigo Gastesi ... Daniel Garrido
San Yélamos San Yélamos ... Sonia
Manel Dueso Manel Dueso ... Inspector Milán
Blanca Martínez Blanca Martínez ... Virginia Goodman Real
Pere Brasó Pere Brasó ... Agente 1
Jordi Brunet Jordi Brunet ... Agente 3
Bobby Gonzalez Bobby Gonzalez ... Agente 4 (as Robert Gonzalez)
Martina Hurtado Martina Hurtado ... Alex
Edit

Storyline

Adrián Doria, a wealthy businessman named Man of the Year due to his high-tech company and his trade agreements with the Asian market, meets Virginia Goodman, a veteran lawyer expert in witness preparation and judicial declaration, recommended by Adrián's lawyer Felix Leiva in order to create a credible defense. Arrested by the police in a mountain hotel room with the corpse of his lover at his side, photographer Laura Vidal, Adrián talks Virginia about the crime and his relationship with Laura, revealing that both suffered a car crash where a man called Daniel Garrido died, and how Laura manipulated Adrián to avoid the jail by Daniel's death. At the same time that Félix is looking for a clue that it could change the course of the events, Virginia and Adrián keep talking about the case but her, unconvinced of the Adrián's testimony, forces him to clear the dark points of his history, in a puzzle where the truth and the lie are easily exchangeable. Written by Chockys

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

Every story has two sides. The truth, only one.


Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Country:

Spain

Language:

Spanish

Release Date:

6 January 2017 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

The Invisible Guest See more »

Filming Locations:

Vizcaya, País Vasco, Spain See more »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

€4,000,000 (estimated)
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Goofs

The alibi of Adrián is based on the hotel reservation and a flight ticket. However, while checking the ticket, the police would have noticed that it had not been used by Adrián since he was together with Laura. See more »

Quotes

Virginia Goodman: Your testimony has holes, and I need details. Plausibility is based on details. I can use them to convince the world that you're innocent. I assure you, I can do it.
See more »

Connections

Remade as Il testimone invisibile (2018) See more »

Soundtracks

Nadie va a venir a buscarte
Written by Fernando Velázquez and Zahara (as María Zahara Gordillo)
Performed by Zahara
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Absolutely outstanding thriller.
13 August 2018 | by LarisaVDSee all my reviews

One of the best thrillers I have seen in a long time. Brilliant acting, script, directing. Bravo Spain!


9 of 9 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 145 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending Movies With Prime Video

Enjoy a night in with these popular movies available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed