Latinx lead movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant latinx lead movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, humorous, captivating, semi serious, touching and entertaining films and TV shows about / with latinx lead, latin, latina, family relations, friendship, coming of age, society, teenager, love and mother daughter relationship plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Crime genres shot in USA, Mexico, Spain and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as latinx lead: Devious Maids (2013), Loving Pablo (2017), Snowfall (2017), Neruda (2016), Road Dogz (2002), Narcos (2015), Someone Great (2019), Jane the Virgin (2014), 30 Days Until I'm Famous (2004), Elena of Avalor (2016).

List of latinx lead movies

 7.8
 24K
Devious Maids (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The series centers on four Latina maids working in the homes of Beverly Hills’ wealthiest and most powerful families, and a newcomer who made it personal after a maid was murdered and determined to uncover the truth behind her demise, and in the ...
Style: exciting, captivating, humorous, enigmatic, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: couple relations, murder, secret, maid, secrets, female protagonist, female friendship, deception, latina, love, workplace situations, male female relationship ...
Place: beverly hills
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 6.3
 21K
Loving Pablo (2017)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Spain, Bulgaria
Duration: 123 min.
Story: The film chronicles the rise and fall of the world's most feared drug lord Pablo Escobar and his volatile love affair with Colombia's most famous journalist Virginia Vallejo throughout a reign of terror that tore a country apart.
Style: factual, serious, rough, exciting, brutal
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug cartel, drug lord, cocaine, drugs, drug smuggling, colombian drug cartel, assassination, husband wife relationship, journalist, congress, fighting crime, drug dealing ...
Time: 80s, year 1981, year 1984, year 1992, year 1993 ...
Place: colombia, panama, south america, latin america, florida
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 8.2
 19K
Snowfall (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: Los Angeles. 1983. A storm is coming and it's name is crack. Set against the infancy of the crack cocaine epidemic and its ultimate radical impact on the culture as we know it, the story follows numerous characters on a violent collision course.
Style: sexy, realistic, cynical, rough, bleak
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug dealer, dea, ghetto, african american, u.s. government, latinx lead, illegal drugs, drug crime, spy, black cast, coming of age, gangsters ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: usa, los angeles, central america, south central los angeles, nicaragua ...
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 6.8
 11K
Neruda (2016)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Chile, Argentina, France, Spain, USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: It’s 1948 and the Cold War has arrived in Chile. In the Congress, prominent Communist Senator and popular poet Pablo Neruda accuses the government of betraying the Party and is stripped of his parliamentary immunity by President González Videla. ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, captivating, serious, inspirational ...
Plot: manhunt, political repression, poet, writers, police detective, politician, escape, police investigation, class differences, anti communism, exile, senate ...
Time: 1940s, year 1948, post world war two
Place: chile, south america, andes mountains, santiago chile, paris france
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 5.4
 333
Road Dogz (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: "Boyz N the Hood" meets "Blood In, Blood Out" in this gritty tale of life on the streets of East L.A. Danny (Jacob Vargas), Alfonso (Greg Serano) and Raymo (Clifton Collins Jr.) are lifelong friends who have spent their days ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, rough, suspense, tragic ending
Plot: ghetto, ex convict, murder, tragedy, criminal, drug dealer, money, friend, robbery, latinx lead, empire, prison ...
Place: los angeles, california
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 8.8
 420K
Narcos (2015)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Colombia
Duration: 49 min.
TV show
Story: The true story of Colombia's infamously violent and powerful drug cartels.
Style: realistic, serious, rough, bleak, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: gangsters, drug cartel, drug dealer, drug dealing, rise to the top, illegal drugs, cartel, cia agent, dea, crimes, master criminal, drugs ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 70s, 20th century
Place: colombia, latin america, mexico, panama, chile ...
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 6.1
 23K
Someone Great (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An aspiring music journalist lands her dream job and is about to move to San Francisco when her boyfriend of nine years decides to call it quits. To nurse her broken heart, she and her two best friends spend one outrageous last adventure in New York ...
Style: romantic, emotional, semi serious, captivating, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: female friendship, breakup, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, ex boyfriend, women, changing lives, girl power, lost love, best friend, girlfriend, friends, escapades ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york
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Jane the Virgin (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A comedy-drama following a chaste young woman who is accidentally impregnated via artificial insemination as she struggles to inform her devoutly religious family and make the right choices concerning the child. Based on the telenovela "Juana ...
Style: light, humorous, captivating, realistic, sincere ...
Audience: teens
Plot: artificial insemination, life turned upside down, pregnancy, fall in love, virginity, virgin, female protagonist, hotel, rich man poor woman, love and romance, intrigue, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: miami, usa
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30 Days Until I'm Famous (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Latina working in Los Angeles as a messenger is randomly discovered and fashioned into a pop music star.
Style: semi serious, humorous, feel good, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: musician's life, starting over, ambition, rising to stardom, fall in love, showbiz, romance, wooing, celebrity culture, lifestyle, couples, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california
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Elena of Avalor (2016)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: The story of a brave teenager who has saved her kingdom from an evil sorceress and must now learn to rule as a crown princess until she’s old enough to be queen.
Style: fairy tale, light, funny, captivating, 3d animation
Audience: kids, family outing
Plot: princess, disney princess, magic, adventure, supernatural, latina, rescue, teenage girl, family problems, happy ending, friendship, love ...
Time: 2010s
Place: latin america
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 6.6
 198K
Machete (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: After being set-up and betrayed by the man who hired him to assassinate a Texas Senator, an ex-Federale launches a brutal rampage of revenge against his former boss.
Style: brutal, stylized, humorous, harsh, absurd ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, corruption, mexican, tough guy, vengeance, machete, vigilante, sword fight, priest, immigrants, senator, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: texas, mexico, usa, austin texas
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Maid in Manhattan (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Marisa Ventura is a struggling single mom who works at a posh Manhattan hotel and dreams of a better life for her and her young son. One fateful day, hotel guest and senatorial candidate Christopher Marshall meets Marisa and mistakes her for a ...
Style: romantic, light, sentimental, fairy tale, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, date night
Plot: love story, love and romance, romance, opposites attract, fall in love, class differences, cinderella story, mistaken identity, hotel, eligible bachelor, rags to riches, social differences ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: new york, manhattan new york city, san francisco, new jersey, hawaii ...
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Real Women Have Curves (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Freshly graduated from high school, Ana receives a full scholarship to Columbia University. Her very traditional, old-world parents feel that now is the time for Ana to help provide for the family, not the time for college.
Style: touching, captivating, sentimental, clever, feel good ...
Audience: teens, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, culture clash, women, physical appearance, first sex, honest, working class, youth, family business, unsupportive parent, society, dressmaker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: los angeles, california, usa, latin america, new york
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 7.3
 91K
Frida (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: "Frida" chronicles the life Frida Kahlo shared unflinchingly and openly with Diego Rivera, as the young couple took the art world by storm. From her complex and enduring relationship with her mentor and husband to her illicit and ...
Style: colourful, stylized, emotional, sexy, serious ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: painter, artist, art, disability, painting, lifestyle, lesbian, bohemian life, life, female protagonist, loneliness, adultery ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: mexico, paris france, mexico city, empire state building manhattan new york city, manhattan new york city ...
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The Book of Life (2014)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The journey of Manolo, a young man who is torn between fulfilling the expectations of his family and following his heart. Before choosing which path to follow, he embarks on an incredible adventure that spans three fantastical worlds where he must ...
Style: touching, exciting, romantic, suspenseful, stylized ...
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: adventure, friendship, true love, life & death, hopes, destiny, fall in love, day of the dead, afterlife, love triangle, love and romance, bullfighting ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america
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 8.4
 505K
Coco (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Music, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead ...
Style: feel good, touching, sincere, captivating, sweet ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, preschoolers, chick flick
Plot: day of the dead, afterlife, family, life & death, life after death, disney, childhood, memory, music, boy, betrayal, adventure ...
Time: 2010s, year 2017
Place: mexico
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One Day at a Time (2017)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: In a reimagining of the TV classic, a newly single Latina mother raises her teen daughter and tween son with the "help" of her old-school mom.
Style: sitcom, captivating, feel good, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: teens
Plot: coming out, lgbt, single mother, feminism, lesbian, depression, living together, lgbtq, gay, latin, parents and children, eccentric family ...
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Boulevard Nights (1979)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A focus on life in a gang, Boulevard Nights portrays the dangers of street violence. Richard Yniguez plays a young Chicano who tries to get out of the gang, but he keeps finding himself drawn back into it.
Style: suspense, biting, realistic, serious, rough ...
Plot: gang, gangsters, teenager, street kid, coming of age, latin, neighborhood, mafia, employer employee relationship, gang member, machismo, gang war ...
Time: 70s
Place: los angeles
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Waterberry Tears (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: This coming of age story is about a gay boy, Goyo, as he discovers himself. Living with his Mexican family in the Coachella Valley, Goyo has a hard time hiding his sexual preferences. Although Goyo seeks acceptance from his father Ramon, Ramon ...
Style: realistic, sincere, captivating, serious
Plot: gay teenager, coming out, coming of age, dysfunctional family, alcoholic father, gay son, rejection, gay, lgbtq, lgbt teen, lgbt, teenager ...
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 5.6
 181
On the Downlow (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Isaac and Angel are two young Latinos involved in a south side Chicago gang. They have a secret in a world where secrets are forbidden.
Style: serious, touching, emotional, rough, sexy ...
Plot: confession, catholic priest, gay, lgbt, injustice, love and romance, life is a bitch, youth, juvenile delinquency, gang, society, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, chicago illinois
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Blood Cousins (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 84 min.
Story: On the anniversary of their grandmother's death, four cousins, as close as brothers, reconnect on a road trip to the Texas Rio Grande Valley to pay respects to the woman who helped raise them. Hidden beneath their friendship, the truth of their ...
Style: psychotronic, suspense, bleak, scary, disturbing ...
Plot: witchcraft, revenge, family secret, road trip, murder, ghost, fear, vengeance, death, violence, good versus evil, chase ...
Time: 21st century
Place: texas
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 5.7
 282
Ekaj (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: EKAJ is a love story between two drifters, a naive teenager and a hustler. Ekaj meets Mecca who takes him under his care. Mecca has AIDS and multiple problems of his own. He is high all day but still manages to be the only voice of reason in ...
Style: sentimental, sexy, captivating, suspenseful, lgbt cinema ...
Plot: lgbt, gay, aids, coming of age, lgbt teen, homeless teenager, gay lead character, addiction, hustler, hiv, teenage protagonist, teenage boy ...
Time: 21st century
Place: new york, usa
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A Day Without a Mexican (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: USA, Mexico, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: One morning, California wakes up to find that one-third of its population -- the Hispanic third -- has disappeared. A strange pink fog envelops the state, and communication outside its boundaries is completely cut off. The economic, political and ...
Style: thought provoking, realistic, semi serious, humorous, witty ...
Plot: racism, immigrants, culture clash, society, parents and children, americana, interracial relations, human nature, family relations, injustice, state affairs, life is a bitch ...
Time: contemporary
Place: california, usa
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Things Are Tough All Over (1982)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Cheech and Chong are hired to drive a limo from Chicago to Las Vegas by two shady Arabs - Mr. Slyman and Prince Habib. Unbeknownst to them, five million dollars of dirty money has been stuffed throught the car.
Style: humorous, road movie, stylized, surreal, talky ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: lust, weed, drugs, road trip, desert, chase, stoners, nudity (full frontal - brief), arab, limousine, gas station, male nudity ...
Time: 80s, year 1982
Place: chicago illinois, usa, midwest, new jersey, las vegas
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East Side Story (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 88 min.
Story: In this playfully provocative story set amidst the often-turbulent backdrop of gentrification, things get hot when an openly gay white couple moves into an East L.A. neighborhood where the locals have more than skeletons in their closets. The ...
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, queer cinema
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: gay, closeted homosexual, gays and lesbians, gay relationship, interracial relations, romance, lifestyle, gay couple, opposites attract, sexual relations, culture clash, love triangle ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa, los angeles, california
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Love and Debate (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A girl goes to Harvard and joins the debate team. She has to deal with a ton of issues, from boyfriends, to ethnicity, to religion, to sexual assault.
Style: humorous, captivating, light, feel good, sexy ...
Plot: roommate, love affair, rivalry, college life, romance, coming of age, ambition, family relations, youth, rehabilitation, debate, parent child relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: florida, miami
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Girl in Progress (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: As single mom Grace juggles work, bills, and her affair with a married doctor, her daughter, Ansiedad, plots a shortcut to adulthood after finding inspiration in the coming-of-age stories she's reading for school.
Style: touching, semi serious, sentimental, humorous, realistic
Audience: girls' night, teens
Plot: mother daughter relationship, teenage life, couple relations, teenage girl, coming of age, married man, single parent, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, family relations, couples, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, seattle
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Dora the Explorer (2000)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Dora the Explorer is an American educational animated TV series created by Chris Gifford, Valerie Walsh, and Eric Weiner. Dora the Explorer became a regular series in 2000. The show is carried on the Nickelodeon cable television network, including ...
Style: humorous, educational, entertaining, semi serious
Audience: kids, preschoolers
Plot: little girl, monkey, adventure, friendship, best friends, young heroes, pets, adventurer, friends, studying, journey, travel ...
Place: latin america
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 6.5
 3K
Cristela (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: In her sixth year of law school, Cristela is finally on the brink of landing her first big (unpaid) internship at a prestigious law firm. The only problem is that her pursuit of success is more ambitious than her traditional Mexican-American family ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: law firm, intern, american dream, family relations, ambition, culture clash, follow your dream, workplace, working class, eccentric family, lawyer, racism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: usa, texas, dallas texas
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 6.9
 3K
Telenovela (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: If you think the steamy sex, sensational scandals and heart wrenching heartbreak on Latino soap operas are a little extreme, just wait until you see what happens behind the scenes! Eva Longoria stars in this new comedy about Ana Sofia, a sizzling TV ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, semi serious, light, entertaining ...
Plot: tv star, backstage, workplace, showbiz, tv show, workplace situations, disorder, media, actor, filmmaking, friendship, satire ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa
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