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, melancholic, cult film and suspense films and TV shows about / with u.s. mexico border, friendship, brutality, death, murder, runaway, chase, flashback, dialogue and crimes plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in USA, Mexico, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as tijuana mexico: Losin' It (1982), Hellraiser: Revelations (2011), The Chosen Ones (2015), Miss Bala (2019), Miss Bala (2011), V/H/S: Viral (2014), The Line (2009), Hellboy (2019), Who's Been Sleeping in My Bed? (1963), Truth or Dare (2018).

List of movies set in tijuana mexico

 4.9
 5K
Losin' It (1982)
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: teen sex comedy, sex comedy, funny, humorous, surprise ending ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: teenager, high school, coming of age, older woman younger man relationship, prostitute, loss of virginity, jail, bar fight, brother brother relationship, friendship, teenage boy, corrupt cop ...
Time: 80s, year 1965, 60s, 20th century
Place: california, tijuana mexico, usa, latin america, los angeles ...
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Hellraiser: Revelations (2011)
Genre: Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 75 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, serious, suspenseful, rough, slasher ...
Audience: teens
Plot: deadly creature, disappearance, murder, road trip, supernatural, revenge, family in danger, demon, flashback, child murder, transformation, sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: tijuana mexico, mexico, latin america, los angeles
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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 ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, touching, captivating, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: teenage prostitution, prostitution, teenager, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, brother brother relationship, teenage girl, father son relationship, following someone, emotional blackmail, family relations, mother son relationship, friendship ...
Time: 21st century
Place: tijuana mexico
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 5.7
 11K
Miss Bala (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Gloria finds a power she never knew she had when she is drawn into a dangerous world of cross-border crime. Surviving will require all of her cunning, inventiveness, and strength.
Style: exciting, suspense, captivating, emotional, intense ...
Plot: mob boss, female spy, drug lord, slave trade, drug cartel, cia agent, corruption, sniper, beauty queen, sex slave, undercover agent, beauty pageant ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: california, tijuana mexico, mexico, san diego california, los angeles ...
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 6.5
 9K
Miss Bala (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
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: exciting, serious, suspenseful, realistic, feminist film
Plot: drug cartel, beauty pageant, rape, gangsters, audition, blind ambition, follow your dream, ambition, hopes, crimes, physical appearance, female nudity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: tijuana mexico, latin america, mexico
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 4.2
 17K
V/H/S: Viral (2014)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
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, stylized, rough, suspenseful, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: supernatural, found footage, virus, murder, death, violence, brutality, zombie, survival, teenage life, computers and web, parallel universe ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2013
Place: tijuana mexico, usa, las vegas, los angeles, atlanta georgia
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 5.1
 4K
The Line (2009)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story centers around veteran assassin Mark Shields as he tracks down, Pelon, the elusive head of the Salazar Crime Cartel. Through twists of fate, Shields ends up with a local woman, Olivia who is also fighting her own demons for the sake of her ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, exciting, realistic, rough ...
Plot: gangsters, drug dealing, drug abuse, track down, hitman, crimes, master criminal, law enforcement, criminal heroes, mentally unstable, spy, empire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, tijuana mexico, latin america
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 5.2
 90K
Hellboy (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, UK, Bulgaria, Canada, Portugal, France
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: dark fantasy, bleak, enigmatic, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: superhero, monster, good versus evil, vampire, sorceress, hell, supernatural, devil, magic, witch, violence, demon ...
Time: 1940s, year 1992, 20th century, year 1944, 2010s ...
Place: tijuana mexico, united kingdom, london, colorado, england ...
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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: sexy, semi serious, realistic, sexual, humorous
Plot: art teacher, vengeance, nightclub, infidelity, cons and scams, wooing, couple relations, couples, mind game, prostitute, buddies, womanizer ...
Time: 60s
Place: tijuana mexico
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 5.2
 56K
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: exciting, slasher, suspenseful, scary, bleak ...
Audience: teens
Plot: truth or dare, game, survival, characters killed one by one, murder, group of friends, supernatural horror, demon, college, rivalry, manipulation, friendship ...
Time: 2010s
Place: usa, mexico, big ben london, tijuana mexico, tokyo ...
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 6.9
 38K
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: funny, humorous, absurd, road movie, parody ...
Plot: marijuana, stoners, weed, drugs, rock and roll, road trip, satire, chase, hitchhiker, farce, slacker, stoner ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1977
Place: california, mexico, latin america, asia, vietnam ...
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 6.9
 3K
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, serious, emotional, witty, psychedelic ...
Plot: midlife crisis, socialite, divorce, infidelity, marriage, flashback, doctor, husband wife relationship, surgeon, hospital, unhappy marriage, domestic violence ...
Time: 60s, year 1968
Place: california, usa, san francisco, tijuana mexico, america ...
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 7.4
 104
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: realistic, semi serious, touching, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: lesbian, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, family relations, society, friendship, gays and lesbians, friends, couples, gay parent, lesbian couple, lesbian mother, friend ...
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, Mexico
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: disturbing, realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: serial killer, prostitute, escape, lesbian, nudity (full frontal - brief), monster, lgbt, woman with a gun, coming of age, prison life, murder, road trip ...
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: political, realistic, serious, rough, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: juvenile delinquent, femme fatale, juvenile delinquency, kidnapping, hospital, hostage, gang, on the run, youth, crimes, crime gone awry, best friends ...
Time: 60s
Place: mexico, usa, latin america, tijuana mexico
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 7.6
 271K
Creed (2015)
Genre: Action, 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: inspirational, realistic, feel good, emotional, brutal ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens
Plot: boxing, fight, underdog, boxer, sport, training, athlete and trainer, mentor, coach, legacy, courage, boxing match ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 1998, 2010s, 90s ...
Place: usa, philadelphia, mexico, pennsylvania, tijuana mexico ...
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 6.0
 7K
Sleep Dealer (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Mexico, USA
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: serious, stylized, suspenseful, futuristic, intellectual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: future dystopia, corporate crimes, distopia, dam, virtual reality, survival, water shortage, life is a bitch, dishonesty, corporate crime, cyberpunk, worker ...
Time: future
Place: mexico, latin america, tijuana mexico
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 7.6
 207K
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: bleak, suspense, realistic, political, tense ...
Plot: drug lord, drug cartel, drug addiction, organized crime, addiction, drug dealer, war on drugs, drug abuse, drug traffic, drugs, gangsters, corruption ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 2000s
Place: mexico, latin america, california, texas, maryland ...
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 7.3
 73K
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: inspirational, feel good, sentimental, touching, emotional ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: horse, horse race, racehorse, follow your dream, sport, underdog, against the odds, depression, animal training, coach, jockey, rags to riches ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 1920s, 20th century, year 1938 ...
Place: california, chicago illinois, tijuana mexico, pasadena california, albuquerque new mexico ...
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 5.9
 35
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: clinic, entrepreneur
Place: tijuana mexico, mexico
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 5.3
 1K
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.
Style: cult film
Plot: filmmaking, hollywood, award, movie star, yacht, ambition, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, party, agent, actor, crooked sheriff, blackmail ...
Place: tijuana mexico, new york
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 6.0
 48K
A Man Apart (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When Vetter's wife is killed in a botched hit organized by Diablo, he seeks revenge against those responsible. But in the process, Vetter and Hicks have to fight their way up the chain to get to Diablo but it's easier said than done when ...
Style: suspense, harsh, emotional, serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vengeance, lone hero, drug cartel, crimes, revenge, justice, gang, vigilantism, gangsters, corruption, violence, brutality ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, los angeles, usa, latin america, california ...
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 5.7
 2K
I Witness (2003)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: After 27 bodies are discovered in a collapsed tunnel in Tijuana, a man tries to unravel the mystery before becoming the next victim.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, rough, serious, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: missing person, kidnapping, police corruption, murder, crimes, investigation, confined, uncover truth, partners against crime, dishonesty, state affairs, law enforcement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: latin america, tijuana mexico, mexico, somalia
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 6.7
 24K
Crossing Over (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Immigrants from around the world enter Los Angeles every day, with hopeful visions of a better life, but little notion of what that life may cost. Their desperate scenarios test the humanity of immigration enforcement officers. In Crossing Over, ...
Style: serious, realistic, emotional, intense, touching ...
Plot: immigrants, illegal immigrant, culture clash, extramarital affair, illegal alien, deportation, jewish, society, social differences, female nudity, social problems, state affairs ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: los angeles, usa, canada, san diego california, california ...
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Bread and Roses (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Switzerland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Maya is a quick-witted young woman who comes over the Mexican border without papers and makes her way to the LA home of her older sister Rosa. Rosa gets Maya a job as a janitor: a non-union janitorial service has the contract, the foul-mouthed ...
Style: realistic, melancholic, political, disturbing, sincere ...
Plot: labor union, immigrants, working class, deportation, realism, janitor, fighting the system, politics, workplace, relationships, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, latin america, usa, guatemala ...
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Born in East L.A. (1987)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Rudy, an American of Hispanic descent, whose south-of-the-border looks show him no mercy during an immigration raid in a migrant worker factory. As his luck goes, he is caught with neither money nor his ID and is deported to Mexico - without ...
Style: feel good, humorous, parody, entertaining, funny ...
Plot: immigrants, culture clash, mistaken identity, deportation, farce, adaptation, adventure, fish out of water, misfit, dishonesty, false accusation, comedy of errors ...
Time: 80s
Place: mexico, latin america, california, los angeles, tijuana mexico
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 6.0
 2K
Borderline (1980)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jeb Maynard is a patrolman guarding the U.S.-Mexican border, whose partner and buddy Scooter has just been murdered. Maynard knows that a smuggler of illegal aliens is responsible for Scooter's death, but the feds insist that drug dealers ...
Style: neo noir, psychological, suspense, biting, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: human trafficking, border patrol, illegal immigration, immigrants, manhunt, murder, border crossing, fugitives, law enforcement, rivalry, buddies, chase ...
Time: 70s
Place: mexico, latin america, tijuana mexico
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Beverly Hills Chihuahua (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A pampered Beverly Hills chihuahua named Chloe who, while on vacation in Mexico with her owner Viv's niece, Rachel, gets lost and must rely on her friends to help her get back home before she is caught by a dognapper who wants to ransom her.
Style: humorous, light, melancholic, entertaining, ridiculous ...
Audience: kids, family outing, teens, pre-teens, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, dog, chihuahua, animal life, family, rescue, friendship, pets, disney, animals, getting home, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: beverly hills, california, mexico, usa, tijuana mexico ...
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 6.7
 2K
Honey (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Irene, nicknamed 'Miele', has devote herself to people looking for help, and tries to alleviate their suffering even when they make extreme decisions. One day she has to cope with Grimaldi and his invisible malaise.
Style: serious, touching, realistic, emotional, art house ...
Plot: thirtysomething life, poisoning, coping, life is a bitch, male female friendship, euthanasia, nudity (full frontal - brief), unfulfillment, sexual content, handicapped, suicide, mercy killing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: italy, istanbul turkey, rome italy, tijuana mexico, mexico
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 7.0
 6K
Julia (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: France, USA, Mexico, Belgium
Duration: 144 min.
Story: An alcoholic becomes involved in a fellow A.A. member's plan to kidnap her young son from the boy's wealthy grandfather.
Style: disturbing, psychological, twists and turns, suspense, stylized ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, kidnapping, crimes, insanity, loneliness, mental illness, ransom, character study, life is a bitch, money, crime gone awry, chase ...
Time: contemporary
Place: mexico, europe, england, san diego california, tijuana mexico
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