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1. Broken Embraces (2009)

R | 127 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

76 Metascore

Harry Caine, a blind writer, reaches this moment in time when he has to heal his wounds from 14 years back. He was then still known by his real name, Mateo Blanco, and directing his last movie.

Director: Pedro Almodóvar | Stars: Penélope Cruz, Lluís Homar, Blanca Portillo, José Luis Gómez

Votes: 39,373 | Gross: $5.01M

2. The Secret in Their Eyes (2009)

R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

80 Metascore

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.

Director: Juan José Campanella | Stars: Ricardo Darín, Soledad Villamil, Pablo Rago, Carla Quevedo

Votes: 199,011 | Gross: $6.39M

3. Walking Vengeance (2008)

129 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Four women plan a dangerous strike against a band of Mexican drug traffickers. Motivated by revenge, this action could change their luck forever. The cast: power, lust and money.

Director: Agustín Díaz Yanes | Stars: Diego Luna, Victoria Abril, Ariadna Gil, Pilar López de Ayala

Votes: 1,620

4. Like Water for Chocolate (1992)

R | 105 min | Drama, Romance

86 Metascore

When tradition prevents her from marrying the man she loves, a young woman discovers she has a unique talent for cooking.

Director: Alfonso Arau | Stars: Marco Leonardi, Lumi Cavazos, Regina Torné, Mario Iván Martínez

Votes: 17,270 | Gross: $21.67M

5. Sex and Lucía (2001)

R | 128 min | Drama, Romance

65 Metascore

Various lives converge on an isolated island, all connected by an author whose novel has become inextricably entwined with his own life.

Director: Julio Medem | Stars: Paz Vega, Tristán Ulloa, Najwa Nimri, Elena Anaya

Votes: 35,816 | Gross: $1.49M

6. Volver (I) (2006)

R | 121 min | Comedy, Drama

84 Metascore

After her death, a mother returns to her home town in order to fix the situations she couldn't resolve during her life.

Director: Pedro Almodóvar | Stars: Penélope Cruz, Carmen Maura, Lola Dueñas, Blanca Portillo

Votes: 96,919 | Gross: $12.90M

7. Giant (2009)

Not Rated | 84 min | Drama

64 Metascore

A chronicle of a supermarket security guard's obsession with a late-shift janitor.

Director: Adrián Biniez | Stars: Horacio Camandule, Leonor Svarcas, Néstor Guzzini, Federico García

Votes: 2,094 | Gross: $0.01M

8. Sin Nombre (2009)

R | 96 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

77 Metascore

A Honduran young girl and a Mexican gangster are united in a journey across the American border.

Director: Cary Joji Fukunaga | Stars: Paulina Gaitan, Marco Antonio Aguirre, Leonardo Alonso, Karla Cecilia Alvarado

Votes: 31,780 | Gross: $2.53M

9. The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)

R | 126 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

75 Metascore

The dramatization of a motorcycle road trip Che Guevara went on in his youth that showed him his life's calling.

Director: Walter Salles | Stars: Gael García Bernal, Rodrigo De la Serna, Mía Maestro, Mercedes Morán

Votes: 98,592 | Gross: $16.76M

10. It's Not You, It's Me (2004)

105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Javier, a depressed surgeon, desperately seeks a new love after his wife leaves him.

Director: Juan Taratuto | Stars: Diego Peretti, Soledad Villamil, Cecilia Dopazo, Marcos Mundstock

Votes: 2,133

11. Bella (2006)

PG-13 | 91 min | Drama, Romance

47 Metascore

A chef with a mysterious past spends the day with a waitress who needs a friend.

Director: Alejandro Monteverde | Stars: Eduardo Verástegui, Tammy Blanchard, Manny Perez, Angélica Aragón

Votes: 10,531 | Gross: $8.11M

12. Remember Me, My Love (2003)

R | 125 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama

53 Metascore

In the dysfunctional Italian middle-class family Ristuccia, the middle-aged executive Carlo has a stalled life without passion, bored in his work and having a monotonous life with his wife ... See full summary »

Director: Gabriele Muccino | Stars: Fabrizio Bentivoglio, Laura Morante, Nicoletta Romanoff, Monica Bellucci

Votes: 4,197 | Gross: $0.22M

13. Fermat's Room (2007)

Not Rated | 89 min | Mystery, Thriller

4 mathematicians are invited to solve an enigma. Once there, they're locked in a mechanically shrinking room and given 1 minute to solve each puzzle via cellphone while also figuring out why they're there.

Directors: Luis Piedrahita, Rodrigo Sopeña | Stars: Alejo Sauras, Elena Ballesteros, Lluís Homar, Santi Millán

Votes: 20,525

14. Presumed Guilty (2008)

87 min | Documentary

Two young Mexican attorneys attempt to exonerate a wrongly convicted man by making a documentary. In the process, they expose the contradictions of a judicial system that presumes suspects guilty until proven innocent.

Directors: Roberto Hernández, Geoffrey Smith

Votes: 1,342

15. Hell (2010)

NC-17 | 149 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.

Director: Luis Estrada | Stars: Damián Alcázar, Joaquín Cosio, Ernesto Gómez Cruz, María Rojo

Votes: 8,315

16. Águila o sol (1938)

78 min | Comedy, Musical, Drama

When three orphans that were raised together and love like brothers knows about plans to be separated and work outside, they escape and live in the street. They sell lottery and newspapers. When older, they became artists.

Director: Arcady Boytler | Stars: Cantinflas, Manuel Medel, Margarita Mora, Marina Tamayo

Votes: 155

17. Such Is My Country (1937)

Drama, Comedy

With revolutionary Mexico as a backdrop, a successful local rancher returns triumphant from the war to the praise of townsfolk, and "El General" is ready to take a wife. However the ... See full summary »

Director: Arcady Boytler | Stars: Cantinflas, Manuel Medel, Antonio R. Frausto, Luis G. Barreiro

Votes: 83

18. You're Missing the Point (1940)

G | 112 min | Comedy

The boyfriend (Cantinflas) of the servant of a rich industrial man, gets into the house in order to kill a mad dog. Suddenly this man appears so the servant tells him that Cantinflas is his... See full summary »

Director: Juan Bustillo Oro | Stars: Cantinflas, Joaquín Pardavé, Sara García, Sofía Álvarez

Votes: 1,213

19. Samsara (2001)

R | 138 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

A spiritual love-story set in the majestic landscape of Ladakh, Himalayas. Samsara is a quest; one man's struggle to find spiritual Enlightenment by renouncing the world. And one woman's ... See full summary »

Director: Pan Nalin | Stars: Shawn Ku, Christy Chung, Neelesha Barthel, Lhakpa Tsering

Votes: 7,713

20. Biutiful (2010)

R | 148 min | Drama, Romance

58 Metascore

A man dying of cancer tries his best to leave the world on his own terms.

Director: Alejandro G. Iñárritu | Stars: Javier Bardem, Maricel Álvarez, Hanaa Bouchaib, Guillermo Estrella

Votes: 87,883 | Gross: $5.10M

21. The Shock Doctrine (2009)

Not Rated | 79 min | Documentary, History

An investigation of "disaster capitalism", based on Naomi Klein's proposition that neo-liberal capitalism feeds on natural disasters, war and terror to establish its dominance.

Directors: Mat Whitecross, Michael Winterbottom | Stars: Janine Huard, Ewen Cameron, Naomi Klein, Milton Friedman

Votes: 2,843

22. Golden Balls (1993)

95 min | Comedy, Drama

A construction worker uses his charm and bravado in an attempt to attain enough finances to build his dream project.

Director: Bigas Luna | Stars: Javier Bardem, Maria de Medeiros, Maribel Verdú, Elisa Tovati

Votes: 3,359

23. The 400 Blows (1959)

Not Rated | 99 min | Crime, Drama

A young boy, left without attention, delves into a life of petty crime.

Director: François Truffaut | Stars: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Albert Rémy, Claire Maurier, Guy Decomble

Votes: 109,718

24. Red Beard (1965)

Not Rated | 185 min | Drama

In 19th-century Japan, a rough-tempered yet charitable town doctor trains a young intern.

Director: Akira Kurosawa | Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Yûzô Kayama, Tsutomu Yamazaki, Reiko Dan

Votes: 17,611

25. Throne of Blood (1957)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, History

A war-hardened general, egged on by his ambitious wife, works to fulfill a prophecy that he would become lord of Spider's Web Castle.

Director: Akira Kurosawa | Stars: Toshirô Mifune, Minoru Chiaki, Isuzu Yamada, Takashi Shimura

Votes: 48,701

26. City of God (2002)

R | 130 min | Crime, Drama

79 Metascore

In the slums of Rio, two kids' paths diverge as one struggles to become a photographer and the other a kingpin.

Directors: Fernando Meirelles, Kátia Lund | Stars: Alexandre Rodrigues, Leandro Firmino, Matheus Nachtergaele, Phellipe Haagensen

Votes: 715,695 | Gross: $7.56M

27. The Children of Sanchez (1978)

R | 126 min | Drama

The Sanchez clan has seen the worst of times living in impoverished Mexico but they have survived by sticking together. When Sanchez's oldest daughter Consuelo plans to change direction and... See full summary »

Director: Hall Bartlett | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Dolores del Rio, Lupita Ferrer, Katy Jurado

Votes: 595

28. Dogville (2003)

R | 178 min | Crime, Drama

60 Metascore

A woman on the run from the mob is reluctantly accepted in a small Colorado community in exchange for labor, but when a search visits the town she finds out that their support has a price.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Paul Bettany, Lauren Bacall, Harriet Andersson

Votes: 142,423 | Gross: $1.53M

29. I giorni dell'abbandono (2005)

96 min | Drama

Olga's life is shattered when her husband abandons her. This prompts her to fall into a period of self-degradation and self-destructive behaviors.

Director: Roberto Faenza | Stars: Margherita Buy, Luca Zingaretti, Goran Bregovic, Alessia Goria

Votes: 496

30. Le Dîner de Cons (1998)

PG-13 | 80 min | Comedy

73 Metascore

A few friends have a weekly fools' dinner, where each brings a fool along. Pierre finds a champion fool for next dinner. Surprise.

Director: Francis Veber | Stars: Thierry Lhermitte, Jacques Villeret, Francis Huster, Daniel Prévost

Votes: 39,674 | Gross: $4.07M

31. The Counterfeiters (2007)

R | 99 min | Crime, Drama, History

78 Metascore

The story of the Operation Bernhard, the largest counterfeiting operation in history, carried out by Germany during WWII.

Director: Stefan Ruzowitzky | Stars: Karl Markovics, August Diehl, Devid Striesow, Martin Brambach

Votes: 44,263 | Gross: $5.48M

32. Captain Pantoja and the Special Services (1999)

R | 137 min | Comedy, Drama

51 Metascore

The Peruvian army captain Pantaleon Pantoja, a very serious and efficient officer, is chosen to set up a special service of 'visitors' to satisfy the sexual needs of the soldiers posted on remote jungle outposts.

Director: Francisco J. Lombardi | Stars: Angie Cepeda, Salvador del Solar, Mónica Sánchez, Pilar Bardem

Votes: 2,432

33. Virgingate (2008)

R | 92 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

Desperate to save his family from death threats by a notorious drug dealer, Mateo Cruz steals the venerated image of the Virgin of Guadalupe causing pandemonium throughout Mexico.

Director: Alan Jonsson | Stars: Mario Almada, Everardo Arzate, Michelle Marie Benoit, Freedom Bridgewater

Votes: 101

34. The Other Family (2011)

100 min | Drama

The story of Hendrix, a 7-year-old child that's been abandoned by his crack-addict mother Nina. Ivana, her best friend rescues him, however, she can't take care of him because of an ongoing... See full summary »

Director: Gustavo Loza | Stars: Jorge Salinas, Luis Roberto Guzmán, Ana Serradilla, Bruno Loza

Votes: 847

35. The Acid House (1998)

Unrated | 111 min | Comedy, Drama

55 Metascore

Three twisted tales of abuse, drugs, displaced personalities, and insect life by Scottish writer Irvine Welsh.

Director: Paul McGuigan | Stars: Stephen McCole, Maurice Roëves, Garry Sweeney, Jenny McCrindle

Votes: 7,455 | Gross: $0.14M

36. Confessions (2010)

Not Rated | 106 min | Drama, Thriller

A psychological thriller of a grieving mother turned cold-blooded avenger with a twisty master plan to pay back those who were responsible for her daughter's death.

Director: Tetsuya Nakashima | Stars: Takako Matsu, Yoshino Kimura, Masaki Okada, Yukito Nishii

Votes: 36,795

37. Mother Teresa: In the Name of God's Poor (1997 TV Movie)

95 min | Biography, Drama

A story of Mother Teresa, beginning in Calcutta, India, where she faces adversity from every direction and where she lays the foundation for her crusade to help the poorest of the poor.

Director: Kevin Connor | Stars: Geraldine Chaplin, Keene Curtis, Helena Carroll, David Byrd

Votes: 258

38. Biography (1987– )
Episode: Dalai Lama: The Soul of Tibet (1997)

60 min | Documentary, Biography

Add a Plot

Star: Peter Graves

Votes: 90

39. Zeitgeist (2007 Video)

Not Rated | 118 min | Documentary, History

Mythology and belief in society today, presenting uncommon perspectives of common cultural issues.

Director: Peter Joseph | Stars: Chogyam Trungpa, Jordan Maxwell, George Carlin, Bill Hicks

Votes: 48,657

40. Zeitgeist: Moving Forward (2011)

Not Rated | 161 min | Documentary

A feature length documentary work which presents a case for a needed transition out of the current socioeconomic monetary paradigm which governs the entire world society.

Director: Peter Joseph | Stars: Peter Joseph, Robert Sapolsky, Gabor Maté, Richard Wilkinson

Votes: 17,918

41. Doc Zone (2006–2016)
Episode: The Truth About Liars (2009)

60 min | Documentary

Scientists say that by the age of four we have all learned to lie. We lie to protect ourselves, and to get what we want. The Truth About Liars reveals the only "truth" we know about lying: everyone does it, and we can't easily detect it.

Director: Andy Blicq | Stars: Ken Alder, Bella DePaulo, Paul Ekman, Jeff Hancock

Votes: 26

42. The Bottle (2008)

97 min | Comedy, Drama

A female teacher asks a bus driver to take her urine sample to Buenos Aires for its analysis.

Director: Alberto Lecchi | Stars: Darío Grandinetti, Leticia Brédice, Rubén Altamirano, Manuela Alvarez

Votes: 195



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