Offensive movies for the spanish rebulic and the franquist period

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1. The Devil Is a Woman (1935)

Approved | 79 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A young man is warned by a captain about a temptress; nonetheless, he finds himself falling in love with her.

Director: Josef von Sternberg | Stars: Marlene Dietrich, Lionel Atwill, Edward Everett Horton, Alison Skipworth

Votes: 2,769

mala imagen para la Guardia Civil y el Ejercito

2. Las Hurdes (1933)

30 min | Documentary, Short

A surrealistic documentary portrait of the region of Las Hurdes, a remote region of Spain where civilisation has barely developed, showing how the local peasants try to survive without even the most basic utilities and skills.

Director: Luis Buñuel | Stars: Abel Jacquin, Alexandre O'Neill

Votes: 4,765

4. The Merry Widow (1934)

Passed | 99 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

When a small kingdom's main tax payer leaves for Paris, its king dispatches a dashing count to win back her allegiance.

Director: Ernst Lubitsch | Stars: Maurice Chevalier, Jeanette MacDonald, Edward Everett Horton, Marcel Vallée

Votes: 2,397

5. Blood and Sand (1922)

Not Rated | 80 min | Drama, Romance, Sport

A toreador's familial and social life is threatened when he has an affair.

Directors: Fred Niblo, Dorothy Arzner | Stars: Rosa Rosanova, Rudolph Valentino, Nita Naldi, Leo White

Votes: 1,182

6. Rosita (1923)

Passed | 90 min | Romance, Comedy

Rosita, a peasant singer in Seville, captures the attention of the King.

Directors: Ernst Lubitsch, Raoul Walsh | Stars: Mary Pickford, Holbrook Blinn, Irene Rich, George Walsh

Votes: 253

7. The Bright Shawl (1923)

Passed | 80 min | Adventure, Drama

Charles Abbott is a wealthy adventurer in Cuba of the 1850s. He is in love with Narcissa but goes after La Clavel to obtain information on the Spanish. He becomes implicated in the death of... See full summary »

Director: John S. Robertson | Stars: Richard Barthelmess, Dorothy Gish, Jetta Goudal, William Powell

Votes: 31

8. The Siren of Seville (1924)


The story of a young man from a small town who wants to play on Broadway. His father sends him to NYC to have his fling at night life. He arranges a job for his son in the city but also ... See full summary »

Directors: Jerome Storm, Hunt Stromberg | Stars: Priscilla Dean, Allan Forrest, Stuart Holmes, Claire de Lorez capital andaluza aparece sin adoquinar y con coches viejos y harapientos.

9. Carmen (1926)

110 min | Drama

Carmen has neither a past nor a future. She lives only in the present. For her love is of no importance, just a passing whim. Love's essence is precisely the variability that Don José hate ... See full summary »

Director: Jacques Feyder | Stars: Raquel Meller, Fred Louis Lerch, Gaston Modot, Jean Murat

Votes: 80

10. Valencia (1926)

60 min | Drama, Romance

Valencia, also known as The Love Song, is a 1926 American silent romance film directed by Dimitri Buchowetzki, who came over from Paramount to direct, and starring Mae Murray and featuring ... See full summary »

Director: Dimitri Buchowetzki | Stars: Mae Murray, Lloyd Hughes, Roy D'Arcy, Max Barwyn

denigran al pueblo espanol y atacan las costumbres

11. The Road to Romance (1927)

Action, Drama

The beautiful Serafina is captured by Balthasar's pirates on an island near Cuba, but the redoubtable José Armando arrives from Spain to effect her rescue.

Director: John S. Robertson | Stars: Ramon Novarro, Marceline Day, Marc McDermott, Roy D'Arcy

Votes: 18

denigran al pueblo espanol y atacan las costumbres

12. Two Lovers (1928)

98 min | Action, Drama, History

Two Lovers (1928) is a silent feature film directed by Fred Niblo, and produced by Samuel Goldwyn.

Director: Fred Niblo | Stars: Ronald Colman, Vilma Bánky, Noah Beery, Nigel De Brulier

Votes: 14

la historia de un luchador flamenco que se opone a la ocupacion de Holanda

13. Grand Canary (1934)

Approved | 78 min | Drama

In the Canary Islands, a missionary girl tries to reform a derelict doctor, who finds true love elsewhere.

Director: Irving Cummings | Stars: Warner Baxter, Madge Evans, Marjorie Rambeau, Zita Johann

Votes: 61

presentada como un pais semi-salvaje donde los turistas son victimas de una llamada fiebre canaria

14. A Message to Garcia (1936)

Approved | 77 min | Drama, Romance

Based on the actual event of Rowan's carrying a message from President McKinley to Garcia in Cuba during the Spanish-American War. The parts of Dory and Raphalita are added.

Director: George Marshall | Stars: Wallace Beery, Barbara Stanwyck, John Boles, Alan Hale

Votes: 230

15. Hi, Gaucho! (1935)

Passed | 59 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

The setting is Argentina. When an outlaw band holds up a stage, their leader finds an old man from Spain who has just arrived to marry into a very rich family. So he assumes his identity ... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Atkins | Stars: John Carroll, Steffi Duna, Rod La Rocque, Montagu Love

Votes: 55

acusada de ridiculizar el Ejercito espanol

16. The Last Train from Madrid (1937)

Passed | 85 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

The story of seven people: their lives and love affairs in Madrid during the Civil War.

Director: James P. Hogan | Stars: Dorothy Lamour, Lew Ayres, Gilbert Roland, Karen Morley

Votes: 179

presenta la defensa de la capital como un episodeo propio del terror revolucionario

17. Blockade (1938)

Passed | 85 min | Drama, Romance, War

A simple peasant is forced to take up arms to defend his farm during the Spanish Civil War. Along the way he falls in love with Russian whose father is involved in espionage.

Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Madeleine Carroll, Henry Fonda, Leo Carrillo, John Halliday

Votes: 408

historia de amor entre un alferez republicano y una espia nacional que termina cambiando de bando

18. The Spanish Earth (1937)

Unrated | 52 min | Documentary, War

A documentary showing the struggle of the Spanish Republican government against a rebellion by ultra-right-wing forces led by Gen. Francisco Franco and backed by Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy.

Director: Joris Ivens | Stars: Manuel Azaña, José Díaz, Dolores Ibárruri, Enrique Lister

Votes: 640

19. For Whom the Bell Tolls (1943)

Passed | 170 min | Adventure, Drama, History

During the Spanish Civil War, an American allied with the Republicans finds romance during a desperate mission to blow up a strategically important bridge.

Director: Sam Wood | Stars: Gary Cooper, Ingrid Bergman, Akim Tamiroff, Arturo de Córdova

Votes: 7,821 | Gross: $17.80M

adaptacion de una novela de Hemingway conocido como defensor de la republica, entonces en tiempos del regimen de Franco

20. To Die in Madrid (1963)

85 min | Documentary

To Die in Madrid (French: Mourir à Madrid) is a 1963 French documentary film about the Spanish Civil War, directed by Frédéric Rossif. It was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature.

Director: Frédéric Rossif | Stars: Irene Worth, John Gielgud, Suzanne Flon, Germaine Montero

Votes: 304

21. The War Is Over (1966)

121 min | Drama, War

Diego is one of the chiefs of the spanish Communist Party. He is travelling back to Paris (where he lives) from a mission in Madrid. He is arrested at the border for an identity check but ... See full summary »

Director: Alain Resnais | Stars: Yves Montand, Ingrid Thulin, Geneviève Bujold, Jean Dasté

Votes: 1,801

23. Arise, My Love (1940)

Passed | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A dashing pilot and a vivacious reporter have romantic and dramatic adventures in Europe as World War II begins.

Director: Mitchell Leisen | Stars: Claudette Colbert, Ray Milland, Dennis O'Keefe, Walter Abel

Votes: 653

solo tiene unas escenas sobre la guerra civil pero es juzgada por Franco y censurada

24. The Sea Hawk (1940)

Approved | 127 min | Action, Adventure, History

Geoffrey Thorpe, a buccaneer, is hired by Queen Elizabeth I to nag the Spanish Armada. The Armada is waiting for the attack on England and Thorpe surprises them with attacks on their galleons where he shows his skills on the sword.

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Errol Flynn, Brenda Marshall, Claude Rains, Donald Crisp

Votes: 8,549

considerada subversiva por el tema del pirata ingles en la epoca de felipe II como si hubiera atacado el nazismo

25. The Fallen Sparrow (1943)

Approved | 94 min | Drama, Film-Noir, Mystery

In 1940, a former prisoner is determined to find the killer of the New York Police Lt. who helped him escape from a Nazi torture camp in Spain.

Director: Richard Wallace | Stars: John Garfield, Maureen O'Hara, Walter Slezak, Patricia Morison

Votes: 1,123

26. Goyescas (1942)

102 min | Drama

In Goya's time in Madrid popular singer Petrilla and the Countess of Gualda bear an astonishing resemblance and share a strong personality. This will lead them to change places fighting for the same man.

Director: Benito Perojo | Stars: Imperio Argentina, Rafael Rivelles, Armando Calvo, Manolo Morán

Votes: 36

27. Confidential Agent (1945)

Passed | 118 min | Drama, Thriller

During the Spanish Civil War, a republican courier travels to England to try and buy coal. He meets with an amount of local hostility, while his life is at risk from those on the fascist ... See full summary »

Director: Herman Shumlin | Stars: Charles Boyer, Lauren Bacall, Katina Paxinou, Peter Lorre

Votes: 903

28. Arch of Triumph (1948)

Approved | 120 min | Drama, Romance, War

Illegal refugees lead dark lives in pre-World War II Paris.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Ingrid Bergman, Charles Boyer, Charles Laughton, Louis Calhern

Votes: 1,268 | Gross: $1.40M

29. Eugenia de Montijo (1944)

122 min | Drama

When Eugenia de Montijo, daughter of a noble Spanish family, travels to Paris after a disappointment in love, little can she expect to become Empress of France.

Director: José López Rubio | Stars: Amparo Rivelles, Mariano Asquerino, Jesús Tordesillas, María Roy

Votes: 6

31. Seven Cities of Gold (1955)

Approved | 103 min | Adventure, Biography, History

In 1769, a Spanish expedition to California seeks to conquer the land and discover its famed gold treasures while missionaries aim to gain new converts and establish a network of Catholic missions.

Director: Robert D. Webb | Stars: Richard Egan, Anthony Quinn, Michael Rennie, Jeffrey Hunter

Votes: 357

32. Tip on a Dead Jockey (1957)

Not Rated | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir

During the 1950s Madrid, an American veteran pilot with a gambling problem is forced to accept a high-paying dangerous smuggling job.

Director: Richard Thorpe | Stars: Robert Taylor, Dorothy Malone, Gia Scala, Martin Gabel

Votes: 247 | Gross: $0.40M

33. Santiago (1956)

Not Rated | 93 min | Adventure, Romance

A gun runner, dishonorably discharged from the military, is swept deeper into a revolution in Cuba when he crosses paths with an enemy from the past and a beautiful revolutionary and her son.

Director: Gordon Douglas | Stars: Alan Ladd, Rossana Podestà, Lloyd Nolan, Chill Wills

Votes: 181

34. The Angel Wore Red (1960)

Approved | 99 min | Action, Drama, War

Father Arturo Carrera (Sir Dirk Bogarde) leaves the priesthood over the church's indifferent position during the Spanish Civil War, but finds himself attracted to beautiful entertainer Soledad (Ava Gardner).

Director: Nunnally Johnson | Stars: Ava Gardner, Dirk Bogarde, Joseph Cotten, Vittorio De Sica

Votes: 556

35. Viridiana (1961)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

Viridiana, a young nun about to take her final vows, pays a visit to her widowed uncle at the request of her Mother Superior.

Director: Luis Buñuel | Stars: Silvia Pinal, Francisco Rabal, Fernando Rey, José Calvo

Votes: 20,327

36. Behold a Pale Horse (1964)

Approved | 118 min | Drama, War

Famous Spanish bandit Artiguez returns to his native Spanish village after 20 years in French exile but Spanish cop Vinolas is setting a trap for him.

Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Gregory Peck, Anthony Quinn, Omar Sharif, Raymond Pellegrin

Votes: 1,648

punto de vista entre la oposición interna y externa del franquismo

37. I Am Curious (Yellow) (1967)

X | 121 min | Drama

Lena, aged twenty, wants to know all she can about life and reality. She collects information on everyone and everything, storing her findings in an enormous archive. She experiments with ... See full summary »

Director: Vilgot Sjöman | Stars: Lena Nyman, Vilgot Sjöman, Börje Ahlstedt, Peter Lindgren

Votes: 3,332 | Gross: $20.24M

39. Long Live Death (1971)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, War

At the end of the Spanish civil war, Fando, a boy of about ten, tries to make sense of war and his father's arrest. His mother is religious, sympathetic to the Fascists; his father is ... See full summary »

Director: Fernando Arrabal | Stars: Anouk Ferjac, Núria Espert, Mahdi Chaouch, Ivan Henriques

Votes: 1,174

40. Burn! (1969)

GP | 112 min | Action, Drama

72 Metascore

The professional mercenary Sir William Walker instigates a slave revolt on the Caribbean island of Queimada in order to help improve the British sugar trade. Years later he is sent again to... See full summary »

Director: Gillo Pontecorvo | Stars: Marlon Brando, Evaristo Márquez, Renato Salvatori, Dana Ghia

Votes: 4,226

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