Famous Hispanic/Latino Films!

by gattonero975 | created - 25 May 2012 | updated - 1 month ago | Public

There are some of the Spanish-speaking films I have recently seen, I will continually update it as I view more films/ Aqui esta mi lista de las peliculas en Espanol que he visto and pondre mas mientras vea mas peliculas...

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1. La tumba del mojado (1985)

90 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

A married couple are illegally working in the USA. They get separated when immigration discovers them. Each one does what they can to survive.

Director: José Luis Urquieta | Stars: Miguel Ángel Rodríguez, Rosenda Bernal, Pedro Infante Jr., Carmen Cardenal

Also Starring: Manuel "Flaco" Ibanez, Humberto Luna

2. El chácharas (1989)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

These are the funny,sexy misadventures of a lying, womanizing ,conmen named "El Chacharas" and his twin brother Ulysses.

Director: Alfredo B. Crevenna | Stars: Rafael Inclán, Leticia Perdigón, Susana Cabrera, Sonia Piña

Votes: 8

Also starring: Raul "Choforo" Padilla, Charly Valentino, Ada Carrasco, Humberto Luna, Antonio Raxel

3. Un asesinato perfecto (1995)


A retired police detective , who is now a crime novelist writer, discovers that with a recent murder, the killer seems to be using the same methods of killing of his latest best seller novel, "A Perfect Murder".

Director: Aurora Martínez | Stars: Mario Almada, Andrés Bonfiglio, Claudia Marín, Eduardo Vicencio

Also starring: Luis Ángel Nerey, Aurora Martínez, Paola Flores, José Luis Chávez, Blanca Lidia Muñoz, Rocío Muñoz

4. La virgen de Guadalupe (1976)

105 min | Drama, History

In December, 1531, cross-currents are at work: led by the cruel Captain Delgadillo, Spanish troops are maiming and killing Indians; priests protest to the king's viceroy. Temoc, a young ... See full summary »

Director: Alfredo Salazar | Stars: Fernando Allende, Valentín Trujillo, Angélica Chain, Dacia González

Votes: 28

Also starring: Enrique Lucero, Carlos Agostí, Ramón G. Larrea, Jorge Mondragón, Diana Torres

Also starring: Yolanda Lievana, Dacia Gonzalez, Eduardo de la Pena (Lalo el Mimo),Raul "Chato" Padilla, Jaime Reyes, Pedro Weber "Chatanooga"

6. Asalto en Tijuana (1984)

Action, Drama, Thriller

A war veteran is forced to steal the world's fastest horse, "Excalibur", for the Mob when they kidnapped his son. He seeks help from two of his war-buddies from Korea and his singer girlfriend to do it.

Director: Alfredo Gurrola | Stars: Mario Almada, Rosenda Bernal, Paquito Cuevas, Noé Murayama

Votes: 14

Co-starring: Jorge Patiño, Víctor Junco, Humberto Luna, Toño Infante, William H. Buch, Luis Accinelli, Rubén Recio, Bernabé Melendrez

7. Cronicas de un Cholo (2004)

70 min | Action

The story of love and betrayal between two gang rivals. Chuco and Rumba, two stories, two lives one destiny.

Director: Luis Antonio Rodriguez | Stars: Edith Alonzo, Erica Alonzo, Juan de Anda, Moses Archer

Starring Eleazar Garcia Jr.

8. Dinastía de la muerte (1977)

Action, Crime, Drama

The Fierro family is shocked by the death of their father in a strange accident, leading one of his sons to investigate. He finds out it was murder. Done by revenge from their father's once partner, now drug lord, Don Lucio.

Directors: Raúl de Anda Jr., Ramón Obón, Rafael Villaseñor Kuri | Stars: Rodolfo de Anda, Mario Almada, Jorge Russek, Patricia Aspíllaga

Votes: 24

Co-starring: Ramón Ayala, Fernando Almada, Carmen Montejo, Juan Peláez, Gilberto de Anda

9. El caifan del barrio (1986)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

The Pimp of the Barrio does all in his "talents" to help everyone in his 'Hood. when entrusted with a winning lottery ticket and is injured by another pimp, the ticket is lost or is it? Can the Pimp get well enough and get back the ticket?

Director: Rafael Rosales Durán | Stars: Adalberto Martínez, Carmen Salinas, Antonio de Hud, Alejandra Rivera

Also starring: Carlos Yustis

10. El chocolate del loro (2004)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy

Emilio has to spend all summer cramming for an exam. He goes to his rich uncle's summer house to concentrate on his studies when some unexpected visitors arrive and make his life a complete living, funny,circus of a nightmare.

Director: Ernesto Martín | Stars: Borja Elgea, Roger Pera, Paula Echevarría, María Garralón

Votes: 114

Co-starring: Miguel Rellán, Jorge Sanz, Jesús Bonilla, Enrique San Francisco, Nathalie Seseña, Rosario Pardo,

11. La ruletera (1987)

78 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

The funny misadventures of a taxi lady whose life is turned around when her father passes away and has to deal with life and it's lunatics without his advice.

Director: Víctor Manuel Castro | Stars: Rafael Inclán, Maribel Fernández, Raúl Padilla, Manuel 'Flaco' Ibáñez

Votes: 7

Also starring: 'Don' Miguel Manzano, Joaquín García 'Borolas', Polo Ortín, Alfredo 'Pelón' Solares, Víctor Manuel 'Guero' Castro, Perfecto González 'Peluches', José 'Pepe' Magaña, Ana Berumen,

12. Los gatos de las azoteas (1988)

95 min | Comedy

There are people disappearing in an apartment building and a psychopath killer is doing it. A man is busy cheating on his wife, another man is looking for love in the same building. It's up to Los Gatos to stop the sexy madness.

Director: Gilberto Martínez Solares | Stars: Luis de Alba, Lina Santos, Maribel Fernández, Héctor Lechuga

Votes: 17

Also starring: Maribel Fernández 'La Pelangocha', Héctor Lechuga, Michelle Mayer, Lina Santos, Hugo Stiglitz, Rene Ruiz 'Tun-Tun', Sergio Ramos 'El Comanche', Alfredo 'El Pelon' Solares, Jose Magana, Carlos Yutis, Rossy Mendoza, Gaston Padilla (uncredited)

13. La taquera picante (1990)

90 min | Comedy

A rich man hires detectives to find his long lost daughter. Once found, he hires a psychiatrist to " refine" her since she was raised in the Ghetto. But is it too late or will she "refined" them instead in the ways of the Ghetto?

Director: Víctor Manuel Castro | Stars: Fidel Abrego, Javier Batiz, César Bono, Arsenio Campos

Votes: 8

Also starring: Maribel "Pelangocha" Fernández, Sasha Montenegro, Luis Manuel Pelayo, Diana Ferreti, Gaston Padilla, Victor Manuel "Guero" Castro (uncredited), Jorge Zamora "Zamorita"

14. Los verduleros (1986)

98 min | Comedy

The adventures of two friends, one a chicken vendor in a market and the other a policeman. They have love affairs and capture criminals.

Director: Adolfo Martínez Solares | Stars: Alfonso Zayas, Angélica Chain, Luis de Alba, Pedro Infante Jr.

Votes: 59

Also starring: Rossy Mendoza, José René Ruiz 'Tun-Tun', Nicolás Jasso, Wolf Ruvinskis, Alfredo 'pelon' Solares, Carlos Yustis, Gerardo 'chiquillin' Zepeda

15. Los verduleros II (1987)

96 min | Comedy

Roberto and Juan are back and this time they become cops. They have to deal with killers, mad bombers, and a ruthless punk gang in this sexy/funny comedy of our favorite Verduleros.

Director: Adolfo Martínez Solares | Stars: Alfonso Zayas, Luis de Alba, Lina Santos, Maribel Fernández

Votes: 26

Also starring: Maribel Fernández 'La Pelangocha', Hugo Stiglitz, Rene Ruiz 'Tun-Tun', Roberto Ballesteros, Gaston Padilla, Yhira Aparicio, Alfredo 'Pelon' Solares, Nicholas Jasso, Carlos Bravo y Fernández (as Carl Hillos)

16. Mujeres sin mañana (1951)

115 min | Drama

Five women work together as prostitutes in an elegant cabaret near by the seashore. They're all exploited by cruel Willy (Fábregas), a suave conman who has stolen the club from the ... See full summary »

Director: Tito Davison | Stars: Leticia Palma, Manolo Fábregas, Carmen Montejo, Carlos Cores

Votes: 24

Also starring: Andrea Palma, Andrés Soler, Rebeca Iturbide, Irma Dorantes, Wolf Ruvinskis, Jorge Arriaga, Víctor Alcocer (uncredited), José Muñoz (uncredited)

17. ¡Yerba sangrienta! (1986)

85 min

An undercover cop and slick con-man form an alliance against a evil and vicious drug lord who takes advantage and uses the poor people of a small village with his equally evil henchmen.

Director: Ismael Rodríguez | Stars: Álvaro Zermeño, Juan Valentín, Rosenda Bernal, Noé Murayama

Votes: 8

Also starring: Gerado "Chiquilin" Zepeda

18. Yo el ejecutor (1987)

100 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A retired mercenary known as 'The Executioner', is forced to take one more case especially when his girlfriend is kidnapped and raped, he then wages a one-man war against the mob with his execution style.

Director: Valentín Trujillo | Stars: Valentín Trujillo, Mario Almada, René Cardona, Gilberto de Anda

Votes: 18

Also starring: Arturo Martínez hijo, Patricia María, Victoria Ruffo, Fernando Sáenz, Pedro Weber 'Chatanuga', ,Gilberto de Anda, Valentin Trujillo Jr., Eleazar Garcia Jr. (uncredited) Gustavo 'Manotas' Aguilar (uncredited: General Coordinator Helper)

19. Bodas trágicas (1946)

77 min | Drama, Romance

Rancher Diego marries young rich Amparo secretly as her father opposes Diego because he is poor. Diego's servant Octavio causes Diego to become jealous because his wife, Laura, is secretly ... See full summary »

Director: Gilberto Martínez Solares | Stars: Roberto Silva, Miroslava, Ernesto Alonso, Estela Inda

Votes: 7

Also starring: Antonio R. Frausto, Carolina Barret, Manuel Noriega, José Elías Moreno

20. El día de los albañiles: Los maistros del amor (1984)

90 min | Comedy

At the local construction site, love and drama go hand in hand. Action, comedy, drama and sex are all in the mix in this very sexy/comedy starring some of the icons of this "sexy era" of the Mexican cinema.

Director: Adolfo Martínez Solares | Stars: Alfonso Zayas, Angélica Chain, Luis de Alba, Miguel Ángel Rodríguez

Votes: 51

Also starring: Maribel Fernández 'La Pelangocha', Joaquín García 'Borolas', Gerardo Zepeda 'El Chiquilín', Rossy Mendoza, Ana De Sade,

21. El día de los albañiles 2 (1985)


The continuing sexy adventures of the construction lovers. this time around main stars Juan and Beatriz are now married but Juan can't change his 'dirty-dog" ways and Beatriz discovers she has a twin sister.

Director: Gilberto Martínez Solares | Stars: Alfonso Zayas, Angélica Chain, Luis de Alba, Yirah Aparicio

Votes: 22

Also starring: René Ruiz 'Tun-Tun', Gerardo Zepeda 'El Chiquilín', Arlette Pacheco, Lupita Sandoval, Alfredo 'El Pelón' Solares, Yirah Aparicio, Carlos Bravo y Fernández (as Carlillos) , Carlos Yutis (uncredited cameo)

Also starring: José René Ruiz 'Tun-Tun', Alfredo 'El Pelon' Solares, Agustín Bernal, Claudio Báez, Maribel Fernández 'La Pelangocha'

Also starring: Andrés García (Jr), Silvia Manríquez, Roberto 'Flaco' Guzmán, Shamila, Gustavo 'Manotas' Aguilar, Roberto Gaytan, Michelle Mayer, Ricardo Hil, Fabian Fernandez

24. El mil usos (1983)

113 min | Comedy, Drama

The tragic adventures of a illiterate man named "Milusos" who leaves his family & hometown to go to the big city and try to better his luck. And finds he's unprepared for what he encounters.

Director: Roberto G. Rivera | Stars: Héctor Suárez, Rafael Inclán, Roberto Cañedo, Isabela Corona

Votes: 99

Starring : Manuel 'Flaco' Ibáñez, Alberto 'Caballo' Rojas, José Carlos Ruiz, Pedro Weber 'Chatanuga', Raúl Padilla Jr. 'Choforo', Alfredo 'Pelon' Solares, Charly Valentino, Gerardo Zepeda 'Chiqullin'

25. Entre monjas anda el diablo (1973)

85 min | Musical, Comedy

A man called "The Devil" makes a living in cock-fights. He falls for a girl who's about to enter the monastery.

Director: René Cardona | Stars: Vicente Fernández, Angélica María, Sara García, Alma Rosa Aguirre

Votes: 29

Also starring: Rogelio Guerra

26. Es mi vida (1982)

PG | 105 min | Biography, Drama, Music

Alberto Aguilera llega de Ciudad Juárez a la capital para hacer una carrera en música, pero en medio de una confusión es acusado de robar y es enviado a prisión.

Director: Gonzalo Martínez Ortega | Stars: Juan Gabriel, Guillermo Murray, Narciso Busquets, Leonor Llausás

Votes: 36

Co-starring: Fernando Balzaretti, Bruno Rey, Federico Villa, Arlette Pacheco, César Bono,Tito Junco (uncredited) Enriqueta Jiménez (as La Prieta Linda)

27. English as a Second Language (2005)

R | 105 min | Drama, Romance

Bolivar De La Cruz, with a baby on the way, has just made the treacherous journey over the border from Mexico to Los Angeles, California, home of the beautiful and restless Lola Sara, whose... See full summary »

Director: Youssef Delara | Stars: Kuno Becker, Danielle Camastra, John Michael Higgins, Maria Conchita Alonso

Votes: 273

Also starring: Harold Gould, Sal Lopez, Tonita Castro

28. Gabino Barrera (1965)

88 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

A man begs his mother to tell him the real story of his late father, the man he never knew, and how and why did he die. She proceeds to tell him and the story unfolds in a flashback.

Director: René Cardona | Stars: Antonio Aguilar, María Duval, Jaime Fernández, Eleazar García

Votes: 13

Also starring: Guillermo Rivas, Liza Castro

29. Juan of the Dead (2011)

Not Rated | 92 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

A group of slackers face an army of zombies. The Cuban government and media claim the living dead are dissidents revolting against the government.

Director: Alejandro Brugués | Stars: Alexis Díaz de Villegas, Jorge Molina, Andros Perugorría, Andrea Duro

Votes: 9,601 | Gross: $0.02M

The Cuban version of Shaun of the Dead. Funny, scary and creative. Just like the classic it spoofs. Worth a definite look!

30. Midaq Alley (1995)

Unrated | 140 min | Drama, Romance

Based on the Nobel Prize Winner's novel, the Egyptian Naguib Mahfouz. The story, translated from El Cairo to Mexico City's downtown, narrates the life of the members of the neighbourhood ... See full summary »

Director: Jorge Fons | Stars: Ernesto Gómez Cruz, María Rojo, Salma Hayek, Bruno Bichir

Votes: 2,708

Also starring: Delia Casanova, Margarita Sanz, Claudio Obregón, Juan Manuel Bernal, Abel Woolrich, Luis Felipe Tovar, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Esteban Soberanes, Tiaré Scanda

31. National Mechanics (1972)

TV-PG | 105 min | Comedy, Drama

A mechanic takes his family to a car race and a series of events occur which brings problems, betrayals, violence and the unexpected death of an elderly person.

Director: Luis Alcoriza | Stars: Manolo Fábregas, Lucha Villa, Héctor Suárez, Sara García

Votes: 334

Also starring: Fernando Casanova, Luis Manuel Pelayo, Carlos Leon, Victor Alcocer. Fernando Allende, Cesar Bono, Maribel Fernandez 'La Pelangocha'

Also starring : Claudian Martell, Sonia Curio, Mario Cid, Dagoberto Rodriguez, Ada Carrasco, Federico Gonzalez, Sergio Barrios

33. 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: 374

Also starring: Minnie Driver, Esai Morales, Julia Vera, Carlos Carrasco, Jacob Vargas, Rolando Molina, Joanna Cassidy, Noel Gugliemi, Pepe Serna, Julio Oscar Mechoso (uncredited)

One of two films made and released in 2006 which examined the so-called "Maquiladora Murders", the other film was Bordertown (2006).

34. El bizcocho del Panadero (1991)


It's the little comical story of a local 'Don Juan' baker and his amorous ways and the problems that ensue when people jump to conclusions and the hilarious chaos it causes.

Director: Sergio Mariscal | Stars: Manuel 'Flaco' Ibáñez, Raúl Padilla, Hilda Aguirre, Azela Robinson

Votes: 7

Also starring: Pepe Magana , Carlos Yustis, Perfecto Gonzalez "Peluche"

35. La chiva loca (1996 Video)


Two homeboys plan a major drug deal but fall for the same girl, La Chiva Loca. In order to impress her, they hire her unemployed dim-witted brother, who loses the suitcase with drugs and that changes everything.

Stars: Ana Berumen, Perfecto González, Manuel 'Flaco' Ibáñez, José Magaña

Also starring: Alfonso Zayas, Gaston Padilla, Jose Natera, Erick Martin, Roberto Ruy

36. El hijo de la calavera (1984)

90 min | Drama

The story of one man seeking justice for the murder of his father. Thus inciting a revenge-driven feud between families. Complicating things, the two youngest of each opposing families, fall in love.

Director: Juan Rodríguez Mas | Stars: Álvaro Zermeño, Rosenda Bernal, José Dupeyrón, Jaime Reyes

Votes: 7

Also starring: Jacqueline Castro, Paco Pharrez

37. Texana cien X (1997 Video)


An action/drama story of a man who suffers a terrible loss, his mother and wife are killed by a evil drug lord. Swearing vengeance, he becomes a drug lord himself to acquire money and arms to fulfill his revenge at all costs.

Director: Lourdes Alvarez | Stars: Sergio Goyri, Luis Michel, Juan M. Azcona, Telly Filippini

Also starring: Luis Michel, Los Pumas del Norte

38. Vigilantes de la noche (1991 Video)

76 min | Action

A special crimes unit called the "Vigilantes of the Night" fight a crooked cop who is dealing with a local gangster who is using his business as a front for prostitution and drugs. The Vigilantes will do all they can to bring them down.

Director: Román Hernández | Stars: Jorge Luke, Arturo Martínez hijo, Fernando Sáenz, Octávio Acosta

Also starring: Paco Pharres, Fernando Sáenz, Alfonso Munguia, Julio Cesar Rasec, Claudia Bringas,Roberto Montiel, Flavio Peniche

39. Heredera en apuros (1994)

90 min | Comedy

In this comedy, a lady named Lencha has just found out she just inherited a mass fortune from a father she never knew.. But her evil step-brother has other plans for the money, so he hires a inept hit-man to make her "disappear".

Director: Miguel Somera | Stars: Socorro Albarrán, Luis de Alba, Tito Guillen, Arturo Mariscal

Also starring: Antonio Raxel, Jose Luis Rojas, Tito Guillen

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