Movies and TV shows set in tijuana mexico

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in tijuana mexico ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, suspenseful, intense, suspense and exciting films and TV shows about / with u.s. mexico border, death, violence, mentor, dialogue, storytelling, friendship, redemption, runaway and brutality plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres shot in USA, Mexico, UK and other countries.
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tijuana mexico movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as tijuana mexico: Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed? (1963), Hellboy (2019), Truth or Dare (2018), Up in Smoke (1978), Petulia (1968), Losin' It (1983), Hasta Morir (1994), El jardín del Edén (1994), Aloha, Bobby and Rose (1975), How Come Nobody's on Our Side? (1974).

List of movies set in tijuana mexico

Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed? (1963)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: TV star Jason Steel reluctantly becomes the sounding board for his best friends' bored wives, and must fend off their advances while managing his own fragile relationship.
Style: sexual, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: actor, art teacher, wooing, buddies, dishonesty, couples, womanizer, love and romance, couple relations, cons and scams, mind game, battle of the sexes ...
Time: 60s
Place: tijuana mexico
Is relevant ?
 5.2
 45K
Hellboy (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Bulgaria, USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Hellboy comes to England, where he must defeat Nimue, Merlin's consort and the Blood Queen. But their battle will bring about the end of the world, a fate he desperately tries to turn away.
Style: bleak, enigmatic, dark humor, suspense
Plot: superhero, good versus evil, monster, devil, supernatural, hell, violence, magic, witch, reboot, rivalry, sword and sorcery ...
Time: year 1992
Place: tijuana mexico
Is relevant ?
 5.1
 35K
Truth or Dare (2018)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A harmless game of "Truth or Dare" among friends turns deadly when someone—or something—begins to punish those who tell a lie—or refuse the dare.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, bleak, scary, suspense ...
Plot: murder, manipulation, danger, college, betrayal, rivalry, friendship, survival, characters killed one by one, adventure, game, suicide ...
Time: 2010s
Place: mexico, usa, tijuana mexico, big ben london
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 33K
Up in Smoke (1978)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An unemployed pot-smoking slacker and amateur drummer, Anthony Stoner ditches his strict parents and hits the road, eventually meeting kindred spirit Pedro de Pacas. While the drug-ingesting duo is soon arrested for possession of marijuana, Anthony ...
Style: humorous, realistic, offbeat, witty, semi serious ...
Plot: stoners, marijuana, deportation, on the road, smuggling, hitchhiker, smoking, chase, farce, friends, contests and competitions, unlikely criminals ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1977
Place: mexico, california, usa, vietnam, latin america ...
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 7.3
 2K
Petulia (1968)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: An unhappily married socialite finds solace in the company of a recently divorced doctor.
Style: realistic, emotional, serious, witty, psychedelic
Plot: infidelity, midlife crisis, socialite, divorce, mistreatment, suburban life, romance, destructive relationship, crumbling marriage, charity, impossible love, mental illness ...
Time: 60s, year 1968, 1960s
Place: san francisco, california, usa, america, mexico ...
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 4.8
 4K
Losin' It (1983)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Set in 1965, four Los Angeles school friends -- Woody, Dave, Spider and Wendell -- go on a series of misadventures when they head to Tijuana, Mexico, for a night of cruisin', causing trouble, and to lose their virginity.
Style: semi serious, humorous, sexual, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: prostitute, high school, teenager, locker room, coming of age, virginity, school, friends, on the road, suburban life, nothing goes right, love and romance ...
Time: 80s, year 1965, 1960s
Place: usa, latin america, california, mexico, los angeles ...
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 73
Hasta Morir (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A street kid's wish to run away to Tijuana is hampered by lies and betrayal
Plot: street life, lie, gang, alcoholic, border, kidnapping, tied to a chair, bound and gagged, mexican border, u.s. mexico border, aunt nephew relationship, betrayal
Place: tijuana mexico
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El jardín del Edén (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, France, Mexico
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Looking for a better destiny for their lives, a group of people arrives to Tijuana, in the Mexico-USA borderline. A widow and her children, a chicano woman without a firm identity, a "gringa" writer fascinated with Mexico and her hermit ...
Plot: photographer, mexican immigrant, mexican american border, illegal immigration, peasant, identity, border, immigration, u.s. mexico border, mexican border, tourist, illegal immigrant
Place: tijuana mexico
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Aloha, Bobby and Rose (1975)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Bobby and Rose, two youngsters who are in love, have to run away from home when they are falsely accused to have committed a robbery and an assassination.
Plot: convenience store, volkswagen beetle, hollywood, tequila, first date, mechanic, shotgun, accidental killing, beer, prank, single mother, car accident
Place: tijuana mexico
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How Come Nobody's on Our Side? (1974)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two unemployed stuntmen smuggle marijuana out of Mexico. Early embarassing roles by Reiner and Marshall!
Plot: astrology, impersonating a police officer, pool table, piggy bank, beach house, husband wife relationship, mother, bartender, police chase, brother, son, pickup truck ...
Place: mexico, california, tijuana mexico
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No Turning Back (2009)
Genre: Action, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mau and Chespi, two lifelong friends, find themselves at a critical moment in their lives. Both are on the verge of their 30th birthday, and both empty-handed. An unexpected event gives them the opportunity they have always been waiting for, to have ...
Plot: yacht, strip club, gang war, cliff, interrogation
Place: mexico, tijuana mexico
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 4.6
 194
Americano (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Cuco, a mexican parrot, goes on an adventure from Mexico to Hollywood in order to get help from El Americano, a famous superhero from TV, against an evil band of birds trying to take control of his family’s beloved circus.
Plot: u.s. mexico border, circus, mexican border, fight, revenge, bird, friendship, mexican
Place: tijuana mexico
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Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Fearing the actions of a god-like Super Hero left unchecked, Gotham City’s own formidable, forceful vigilante takes on Metropolis’s most revered, modern-day savior, while the world wrestles with what sort of hero it really needs. And with Batman ...
Style: comic, exciting, suspense, dark, stylized ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: superhuman powers, good versus evil, justice, superhero, save the world, dark hero, heroes, batman, death of protagonist, fight to the death, flying man, death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 1918, year 1981, 2010s
Place: usa, u.s. capitol building, washington d.c., africa, tijuana mexico
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The Chosen Ones (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Sofia, 14 years old, is in love with Ulises. Because of him, in spite of him, she is forced into a prostitution network in Mexico. To set her free, Ulises will have to find another girl to replace her. Adapted from Jorge Volpi’s novel, set in the ...
Plot: prostitution, teenage prostitution, crying woman, brother sister relationship, sex scene, talking on phone, walking on a beach, emotional blackmail, mother daughter relationship, cigarette smoking, father son relationship, forced prostitution ...
Place: tijuana mexico
Is relevant ?
 6.3
 107K
The Shallows (2016)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: An injured surfer stranded on a buoy needs to get back to shore, but the great white shark stalking her might have other ideas.
Style: suspense, tense, exciting, suspenseful, surprise ending ...
Plot: survival, shark, trapped, island, surfing, ocean, death, strong female character, shark attack, lone hero, young woman, stranded ...
Place: tijuana mexico, mexico, australia, texas
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 91
Mother Earth (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 62 min.
Story: TIERRA MADRE is based on the true story of Aidee Gonzalez, a woman determined to raise her children with her female partner in the Mexican border town of Tecate. Aidee works hard as an exotic dancer providing for her family. One day her girlfriend ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: pregnancy, idealism, friends, family relations, couples, gays and lesbians, society, friendship, friend, crying, baby, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, tijuana mexico
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Freeway II: Confessions of a Trickbaby (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: After escaping from jail, two teens flee to Tijuana and stay with one's childhood protector, a man masquerading as a nun.
Style: realistic, dark humor, semi serious, humorous, witty ...
Plot: prostitute, eating disorder, prison life, serial killer, teenager, crimes, life is a bitch, cons and scams, violence spree, crime, social misfits, confined ...
Time: 90s
Place: mexico, latin america, tijuana mexico
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Kitten with a Whip (1964)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jody, a juvenile delinquent, escapes from reform school by stabbing a matron and attempting to burn down the building and then takes refuge in a house owned by an ambitious politician David Patton. Despite the hellcat's ample charms, the ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: femme fatale, juvenile delinquency, kidnapping, hospital, juvenile delinquent, violence spree, fugitives, crime, crimes, hostages, chases and races, school ...
Time: 60s
Place: usa, latin america, mexico, tijuana mexico
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 226K
Creed (2015)
Genre: Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: The former World Heavyweight Champion Rocky Balboa serves as a trainer and mentor to Adonis Johnson, the son of his late friend and former rival Apollo Creed.
Style: realistic, feel good, exciting, captivating, sincere ...
Audience: family outing, teens, boys' night
Plot: boxing, underdog, sport, mentor, cancer, legacy, human spirit, contests and competitions, athlete and trainer, rivalry, ambition, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, year 1998, 1990s
Place: usa, tijuana mexico, philadelphia, liverpool, mexico ...
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 33K
Cake (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After having visions of a member of her support group who killed herself, a woman who also suffers with chronic pain seeks out the widower of the suicide.
Style: touching, psychological, serious, depressing, bleak ...
Plot: suicide, depression, support group, obsession, life is a bitch, grieving, dealing with death, drugs/alcohol, suicide attempt, loneliness, friendship, group therapy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, california, los angeles, mexico, tijuana mexico
Is relevant ?
 6.5
 115K
Savages (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Pot growers Ben and Chon face off against the Mexican drug cartel who kidnapped their shared girlfriend.
Style: rough, stylized, realistic, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealing, crimes, kidnapping, rescue, crime, violence, organized crime, mob boss, woman in danger, american abroad, filmed killing, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: southern california, california, mexico, usa, tijuana mexico ...
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 6.5
 8K
Miss Bala (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: The story of a young woman clinging on to her dream to become a beauty contest queen in a Mexico dominated by organized crime.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: drug cartel, press conference, handcuffs, rape, blind ambition, hopes, crimes, gangsters, follow your dream, physical appearance, ambition, beauty queen ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, mexico, tijuana mexico
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 7.0
 97K
Get the Gringo (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A career criminal (Gibson) nabbed by Mexican authorities is placed in a tough prison where he learns to survive with the help of a 9-year-old boy.
Style: rough, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prison life, confined, thief, vacation, corruption, gunfight, crime, criminal heroes, cons and scams, dishonor among criminals, convict ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, tijuana mexico, san diego california
Is relevant ?
 5.9
 6K
Sleep Dealer (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Set in a near-future, militarized world marked by closed borders, virtual labor and a global digital network that joins minds and experiences, three strangers risk their lives to connect with each other and break the barriers of technology.
Style: futuristic, serious, bleak, suspenseful, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: water shortage, computer, virtual reality, future dystopia, survival, danger, american dream, dishonesty, computers and web, escapades, life is a bitch, corporate crimes ...
Time: future
Place: mexico, latin america, tijuana mexico
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Hellraiser: Revelations (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 73 min.
Story: Two friends in Mexico discover the Lament Configuration and unleash Pinhead, but one decides to try to survive by swapping himself with someone else. Once they go missing, family members go in search of them, but find Pinhead instead.
Style: scary, rough, serious, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: body swapping, curses spells and rituals, deadly creature, friends, danger, family in danger, gory, deadly, supernatural, demon, shot in the stomach, nihilism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, tijuana mexico
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 185K
Traffic (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 147 min.
Story: An exploration of the United States of America's war on drugs from multiple perspectives. For the new head of the Office of National Drug Control Policy, the war becomes personal when he discovers his well-educated daughter is abusing cocaine ...
Style: realistic, tense, bleak, clever, rough ...
Plot: drug lord, addiction, drug abuse, corruption, police corruption, surveillance, heroin, marijuana, organized crime, arrest, threat, escape ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: usa, mexico, latin america, ohio, california ...
Is relevant ?
 7.3
 63K
Seabiscuit (2003)
Genre: Drama, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 140 min.
Story: True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the team behind it but also those of their nation.
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, inspirational, exciting ...
Plot: horse, racehorse, follow your dream, underdog, against the odds, gambling, depression, businessman, boxing, horse race, rivalry, ambition ...
Time: 1930s, 20s, 30s, 20th century, future ...
Place: california, chicago illinois, pasadena california, albuquerque new mexico, tijuana mexico
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 26
Ramona! (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Ramona travels the highways and backroads to Las Vegas and discovers that sometimes love is the greatest adventure of all.
Plot: entrepreneur, clinic
Place: mexico, tijuana mexico
Is relevant ?
 5.2
 895
The Oscar (1966)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Snotty Hollywood actor becomes even more full of himself after he's nominated for Best actor at the Academy Awards.
Plot: standing ovation, talent agent, actor, publicist, producer, redheaded woman, price of fame, rolls royce, rise to power, public relations, party, agent ...
Place: tijuana mexico
Is relevant ?
 4.2
 14K
V/H/S Viral (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: V/H/S: VIRAL's segments include the story of a deranged illusionist who obtains a magical object of great power, a homemade machine that opens a door to a parallel world, teenage skaters that unwillingly become targets of a Mexican death cult ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, rough, melancholic ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, anthology, gory, imaginary, computers and web, chaos and mayhem, danger, teenage life, deadly, parallel universe, monster, gore ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, tijuana mexico, atlanta georgia
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