Movies and TV shows set in spain

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in spain ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, stylized, atmospheric, melancholic and interesting films and TV shows about / with runaway, storytelling, sex, love and romance, mentor, murder, female nudity, death, friendship and male nudity plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in Spain, USA, UK and other countries.
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spain movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as spain: Pan's Labyrinth (2006), Mondays in the Sun (2002), El Cid (1961), 800 Bullets (2002), Talk to Her (2002), Land and Freedom (1995), Barcelona (1994), Sexy Beast (2000), The Saragossa Manuscript (1965), Vantage Point (2008).

List of movies set in spain

 8.2
 549K
Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, War
Country: Spain, Mexico, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Living with her tyrannical stepfather in a new home with her pregnant mother, 10-year-old Ofelia feels alone until she explores a decaying labyrinth guarded by a mysterious faun who claims to know her destiny. If she wishes to return to her real ...
Style: atmospheric, suspenseful, gothic, serious, fairy tale ...
Plot: fairy, young heroes, monster, good versus evil, imaginary, legends and myths, imaginary kingdom, fascism, creature, in the woods, death, magical ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: spain, europe
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Mondays in the Sun (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, France, Italy
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After the closure of their shipyard in Northern Spain, a few former workers: Santa, José, Lino, Amador, Sergei and Reina keep in touch. They meet mainly at a bar owned by their former colleague Rico. Santa is the most superficially confident and ...
Style: bleak, realistic, touching, serious, gloomy ...
Plot: friendship, friends, working class, bar, ship, shipyard, unemployment, small town, job seeking, self esteem, down on your luck, destiny ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: spain, australia, seaport, europe, galicia ...
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 7.3
 11K
El Cid (1961)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 182 min.
Story: Epic film of the legendary Spanish hero, Rodrigo Diaz ("El Cid" to his followers), who, without compromising his strict sense of honour, still succeeds in taking the initiative and driving the Moors from Spain.
Style: epic, stylized, serious, exciting, realistic ...
Plot: war, knight, betrayal, adventure, vengeance, siege, tragic hero, historical figure, honor, convent, heroic mission, royal family ...
Time: middle ages
Place: spain, europe, africa
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 6.4
 4K
800 Bullets (2002)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Drama, Western
Country: Spain
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Julián Torralba is a former movie stuntman in Almeria, Spain. He and several of his colleagues, who once made a living in American Westerns shot in Spain, now are reduced to doing stunt shows for minuscule audiences on the decaying set built for ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, surreal, funny ...
Plot: mischievous children, prostitute, parents and children, crimes, friends, haunted by the past, actor's life, desert, drinking, death, drugs, violence ...
Place: spain, europe, texas, argentina
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 8.0
 95K
Talk to Her (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Two men share an odd friendship while they care for two women who are both in deep comas.
Style: psychological, emotional, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Plot: friendship, rape, hospital, coma, suicide, journalist, obsession, couple relations, tragic love, sexual abuse, nurse, ballet ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe, madrid, jordan, latin america
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Land and Freedom (1995)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, Spain, Germany, Italy, France
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The movie narrates the story of David Carr, an unemployed worker and member of the Communist Party of Great Britain. In 1936 he decides to fight for the Republican side in the Spanish Civil War, an anti-fascist coalition of liberals, communists and ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, thought provoking, emotional ...
Plot: working class, fascism, spanish civil war, politics, communist, civil war, revolution, war, betrayal, realism, political unrest, fighting the system ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 90s
Place: spain, england, europe, barcelona, barcelona spain
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 7.0
 5K
Barcelona (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 101 min.
Story: During the 1980s, uptight Ted Boynton is a salesman working in the Barcelona office of a Chicago-based company. He receives an unexpected visit from his cousin Fred, a naval officer who has come to Spain on a public relations mission for a U.S. ...
Style: talky, clever, humorous, witty, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: navy, culture clash, cousin cousin relationship, cold war, nato, misfit partners, expatriate, love and romance, society, urban, romance, couples ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: spain, barcelona spain, europe, barcelona, chicago illinois ...
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 7.3
 49K
Sexy Beast (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The idyllic life of retired safecracker Gal is put at risk when a psychotic gangster from his past arrives at his villa in southern Spain, intent on bringing him out of retirement for one last job.
Style: stylized, brutal, clever, tense, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, safecracker, violence, retired, psychopath, murder, hunting, crime, gangsters, one last job, gay slur, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain, england, europe, london, california
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The Saragossa Manuscript (1965)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Poland
Duration: 182 min.
Story: In the Napoleonic wars, an officer finds an old book that relates his grandfather's story, Alfons van Worden, captain in the Walloon guard. A man of honor and courage, he seeks the shortest route through the Sierra Morena. At an inn, the Venta ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, serious, offbeat, epic ...
Plot: ghost, book, on the road, obsessive quest, adventure, escapades, soldier, mind game, uncover truth, self discovery, siblings relations, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: spain, europe, poland, tokyo, japan
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 6.6
 136K
Vantage Point (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The attempted assassination of the American President is told and re-told from several different perspectives.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, rough, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination attempt, bomb, terrorism, assassination, chase, betrayal, secret service, president, limousine, terrorist, security guard, political conspiracy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
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 6.3
 14K
Dagon (2001)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A boating accident off the coast of Spain sends Paul and his girlfriend Barbara to the decrepit fishing village of Imboca. As night falls, people start to disappear and things not quite human start to appear. Paul is pursued by the entire town. ...
Style: atmospheric, scary, serious, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: curses spells and rituals, sacrifice, suicide, mutant, village, gory, god, survival, supernatural, sibling relationship, fishing village, nightmare ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, europe, galicia
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 7.6
 5K
Mad Dogs (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Mad Dogs is a British black comedy and psychological thriller television series created by Cris Cole that began airing on Sky1 on 10 February 2011. It is produced by Left Bank Pictures, and co-produced by Palma Pictures. The series stars John Simm, ...
Style: atmospheric, twists and turns, dark humor, suspenseful, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, drugs/alcohol, friends, nothing goes right, crimes, reunion, murder, unlikely criminals, disorder, weekend, right and wrong, millionaire ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
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 7.4
 27K
The Way (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 123 min.
Story: When his son dies while hiking the famed Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route in the Pyrenees, Tom flies to France to claim the remains. Looking for insights into his estranged child’s life, he decides to complete the 500-mile mountain trek to ...
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, serious, uplifting ...
Plot: travel, road trip, death of son, pilgrimage, redemption, on the road, dealing with death, parent child relationship, pilgrim, hopes, obsessive quest, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, france, europe, california
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 8.5
 6K
Grand Hotel (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Spain
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Grand Hotel is a Spanish drama television series directed by Carlos Sedes and starring Yon Gonzalez and Amaia Salamanca. It first aired on Antena 3 in Spain on 11 October 2011 and on Sky Arts 1 in the UK on 18 November 2012. The series, filmed at ...
Style: captivating, stylized, serious, realistic
Plot: love and romance, intrigue, master and servant, heir heiress, social differences, hotel, high society, investigation, dishonesty, crimes, society, maid ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: spain
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Goya in Bordeaux (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Francisco Goya (1746-1828), deaf and ill, lives the last years of his life in voluntary exile in Bordeaux, a Liberal protesting the oppressive rule of Ferdinand VII. He's living with his much younger wife Leocadia and their daughter Rosario. He ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, serious, realistic, colourful ...
Plot: artist, art, aging, sex, passion, aristocrat, tyranny, exile, duchess, politics, army, artists and showbiz ...
Time: 18th century, 1800s, 1700s
Place: spain, europe, france
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The Curse of the Werewolf (1961)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Throughout his upbringing, unnatural phenomena surround Leon. He is plagued with a terrible curse, over which he exercises no control. During the full moon he changes into a ferocious beast, initiating an orgy of indiscriminate killing. His love for ...
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, gothic
Plot: werewolf, rape, jail cell, silver bullet, mute, wolfman, blood, murder, orphan, dirty old man, deadly creature, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: spain, dungeon
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 4.7
 882
Blood and Sand (1989)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Remake of the tale of an acclaimed matador who finds himself involved with a beautiful woman, jeopardizing both his marriage and career.
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, sexual, sentimental
Plot: adultery, femme fatale, womanizer, romance, destructive relationship, infidelity, love affair, love triangle, sexual relations, tragic love, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: spain
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Family United (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The director Daniel Sánchez Arévalo ('Azuloscurocasinegro', 'Cousins​​'), he embarks on a new comedy that has as a backdrop the World Cup in South Africa and the setting is a wedding that takes precisely the day of the ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: soccer, siblings relations, family gatherings, sibling relationship, twins, wedding, family, village, family relations, couple relations, infidelity, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
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 6.9
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Framed (1992)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Lawrence Jackson and Eddie Myers could not be more different. Jackson is an ambitious young police officer saddled with the responsibilities of a wife and children. Myers is an escaped criminal turned informer, presumed dead. But as Jackson ...
Style: stylized, serious, realistic, psychological
Plot: police, crime, hidden identity, mind game, track down, criminal heroes, crimes, law enforcement, rivalry, informant, witness protection, playboy ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain, europe
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Excuse Me Darling, But Lucas Loved Me (1996)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Until Lucas appeared in their lives, Dani, Carlos and Toni had a quiet life with no major concerns. They shared almost everything: the house, housework, dogs, his homosexual tendencies and debts. It was these that forced them to rent one of the ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, dark humor, cynical
Plot: murder mystery, homosexuality, comedy of errors, gays and lesbians, murder, who done it, crime, crimes, gender, love triangle, nothing goes right, police investigation ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain, madrid
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Living Is Easy with Eyes Closed (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: The unforgettable friendship between three people: an English teacher who travels to Almería when he hears that John Lennon is making a film there, a 16-year-old boy who has run away from home and a young girl who also seems to be running away from ...
Style: serious, sincere, realistic, gloomy, touching ...
Plot: on the road, english teacher, hitchhiking, on the run, coming of age, hitchhiker, the beatles, introspection, teenage life, escapades, youth, unwanted pregnancy ...
Time: 1960s, 20th century, 60s, year 1966
Place: spain, europe
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The Running Man (1963)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An insurance man (Alan Bates) gets chummy in Spain with a couple (Laurence Harvey, Lee Remick) who have collected on a fake death.
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, mind bending, tense ...
Plot: insurance, investigator, on the run, hidden identity, crime, investigation, manipulations, cons and scams, chases and races, dishonesty, disorder, private detective ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: spain, england
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 5.6
 2K
Siesta (1987)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Claire (an American) wakes up in a terrible state at the end of a runway in Spain. As she tries to account for her state (blood-soaked and bruised), she has flashbacks from the past few days. She thinks she's killed someone, but isn't ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, sexual, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: stalking, murder, mysterious character, mystery, protagonist as suspect, threesome, airport, manipulations, uncover truth, dangerous attraction, sexual relations, haunted by the past ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, europe
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Women and Men: Stories of Seduction (1990)
Genre: Romance, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: This trio of tales, based on classic short stories, chronicles the complicated relations between the sexes. In "The Man in the Brooks Brothers Shirt," salesman Gerry seduces train traveler Viki. Then, in "Dusk Before Fireworks," ...
Style: serious, stylized, realistic, gloomy, touching
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: train, couple relations, couples, romance, unlikely couple, battle of the sexes, unfulfilled love, pregnancy, love and romance, tree, womanizer, olive ...
Time: 20s, 40s, 1940s, 1920s
Place: spain, europe
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 8.0
 3K
El Sur (1983)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The movie tells a melancholic story of a little girl who is living in a city in the north. She is fascinated by the secrets of the south which seem to be hidden in the personality of her father.
Style: serious, realistic, touching, gloomy, psychological ...
Plot: parents and children, haunted by the past, romance, family relations, uncover truth, coming of age, dishonesty, hopes, love and romance, youth, girl, father daughter relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: spain, europe
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20 Centimeters (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Colloquially-told story of a few days in the life of Marieta, who's saving money for the last operation in her change from man to woman. She works as a prostitute in Madrid and longs for a legitimate job. Whenever she builds up her savings, her ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, offbeat ...
Plot: transsexual, prostitute, dream, male prostitute, gays and lesbians, world, gay, transsexuality, latin, fall in love, friendship, sexual relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
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 6.7
 639
Backroads (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Spain, 1974. A teenager and his father are traveling in a car that is the only property they have. Their life is a continuous move by desolate coastal apartments in the tourism low season. When forced to change route and get away from sea, their ...
Style: semi serious, sexual, realistic, touching, road movie
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: on the road, love, teenager, sex, salesman, virgin, parents and children, romance, love and romance, apartment, father, sea ...
Time: 70s
Place: spain, europe
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It Happened at Nightmare Inn (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Two old maid sisters are running a little family hotel in Spain. They are very religious and the moral of the foreign tourist girl is too much for them, they start to kill them.
Style: serious, scary, realistic, atmospheric, rough ...
Plot: hotel, murder, innkeeper, sister, tourist, wine, murderous pair, siblings relations, sex, woman in danger, danger, village ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: spain, europe
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The Executioner (1963)
Genre: Drama, Comedy
Country: Spain, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An undertaker gets married to an old executioner's daughter and, although he doesn't like it, must continue the profession of his father-in-law after his retirement.
Style: biting, semi serious, dark humor, clever, realistic ...
Plot: retirement, death, executioner, death penalty, death sentence, family relations, social misfits, wedding, grave digger, parents and children, hopes, love and romance ...
Time: 20s, 60s, 1960s
Place: spain, europe
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 6.3
 2K
Grimm (2003)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 103 min.
Story: One cold winter's day, Jacob and his sister Marie are abandoned in a wood by their out-of-work father. In his jacket Jacob finds a letter from their mother urging them to go to her brother in Spain. Once in Spain, it turns out that their uncle ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, surreal, atmospheric ...
Plot: in the woods, couple relations, parents and children, siblings relations, family life, couples, family relations, death, cigar smoking, drinking, drink, rain ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, europe
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