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 weird films and TV shows about / with nudity (full frontal - brief), sex, death, runaway, female nudity, storytelling, mentor, friendship, murder and male nudity plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Mystery genres shot in Spain, France, USA and other countries.
spain movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as spain: Money Heist (2017), Bad Education (2004), Grand Hotel (2011), The Way (2010), Velvet (2013), Dagon (2001), Family United (2013), Siesta (1987), 20 Centimeters (2005), Talk to Her (2002).

List of movies set in spain

Money Heist (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: To carry out the biggest heist in history, a mysterious man called The Professor recruits a band of eight robbers who have a single characteristic: none of them has anything to lose. Five months of seclusion - memorizing every step, every detail, ...
Style: suspense, intense, twists and turns, exciting, tense ...
Plot: heist, perfect crime, bank robbery, master criminal, hostage situation, professor, hostage, criminal heroes, plot twist, stockholm syndrome, strategy, planning ...
Place: spain, madrid, thailand
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Bad Education (2004)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Two children, Ignacio and Enrique, know love, the movies and fear in a religious school at the beginning of the 1960s. Father Manolo, director of the school and its professor of literature, is witness to and part of these discoveries. The three are ...
Style: captivating, psychological, thought provoking, disturbing, melancholic ...
Plot: transsexual, sexual abuse, child abuse, transvestism, male nudity, boarding school, first love, teacher, gay, priest, dangerous attraction, life is a bitch ...
Time: 80s, 60s, 70s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe, madrid
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Grand Hotel (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Spain
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
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, heartbreaking
Plot: investigation, love and romance, hotel, intrigue, crimes, high society, master and servant, love affair, maid, society, social differences, workplace ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: spain
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The Way (2010)
Genre: 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: touching, emotional, inspirational, realistic, uplifting ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: road trip, travel, pilgrimage, death of son, redemption, obsessive quest, self discovery, family problems, search, on the road, hopes, dealing with death ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, france, europe, california
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Velvet (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: In 1950s Spain, the heir to a fashion house romances a beautiful seamstress who works for the company, despite the objections of his family.
Style: romantic, stylized, captivating, emotional, sincere
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: fashion, impossible love, male female relationship, seamstress, society, fashion designer, wealth, dressmaker, love, social differences, workplace romance, gallery ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 60s, 1960s
Place: spain, europe
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Dagon (2001)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 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, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: curses spells and rituals, mutant, nightmare, supernatural, gory, disorder, survival, mystery, village life, deadly, good versus evil, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, europe, galicia
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Living Is Easy with Eyes Closed (2013)
Genre: Adventure, 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, touching, road movie, realistic ...
Plot: on the road, hitchhiker, on the run, english teacher, escapades, introspection, teenage life, the beatles, road trip, coming of age, film within a film, father son relationship ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1966
Place: spain, europe, madrid
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Family United (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
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, captivating, light
Plot: wedding, siblings relations, family, family problems, couples, family relations, love and romance, couple relations, disorder, childhood sweetheart, family reunited, family tradition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
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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: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, psychological, sexual ...
Plot: murder, stalking, mystery, uncover truth, memory loss, who done it, mysterious character, danger, crimes, deadly, protagonist as suspect, dishonesty ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, europe, madrid
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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: feel good, humorous, realistic, semi serious, sexy ...
Plot: transsexual, male prostitute, prostitute, transsexuality, dream, gender bending, lifestyle, transvestism, love and romance, gender, friends, fall in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe, madrid
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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, sincere, odd, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, rape, suicide, tragic love, hospital, coma, obsession, tragic event, ballet, life is a bitch, power of love, self destructing ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: spain, madrid, europe, jordan, latin america
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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, entertaining, touching ...
Plot: mischievous children, crimes, parents and children, haunted by the past, prostitute, actor's life, stuntman, rebellion, fight, secret, film set, cowboy ...
Place: spain, europe, texas, argentina
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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: touching, serious, psychological, sincere, bleak ...
Plot: working class, seaport, unemployment, friendship, job seeking, self esteem, destiny, life is a bitch, redemption, small town, factory worker, breaking point ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: spain, australia, europe, switzerland, galicia ...
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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, thought provoking, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Plot: revolution, working class, fascism, civil war, politics, spanish civil war, communism, communist, fighting the system, idealism, war, wartime life ...
Time: 1930s, 90s, 30s, 20th century
Place: spain, england, barcelona, europe, barcelona spain
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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: captivating, serious, cynical, suspenseful, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: retired, heist, safecracker, hunting, one last job, crimes, crime, murder, gangsters, manipulation, rivalry, manipulations ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain, england, europe, london, california
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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, witty, humorous, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: culture clash, cold war, nato, navy, cousin cousin relationship, sexual content, love and romance, society, misfit partners, politics, romance, profanity ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: spain, barcelona, europe, milan italy, chicago illinois ...
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The Saragossa Manuscript (1965)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
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, contemplative, serious, offbeat ...
Plot: polish, ghost, escapades, obsessive quest, heroes, mind game, soldier, adventure, supernatural, legends and myths, curses spells and rituals, siblings relations ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: spain, europe, poland, tokyo, japan ...
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Vantage Point (2008)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The attempted assassination of the American President is told and re-told from several different perspectives.
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, exciting, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination attempt, terrorism, secret service, bomb, betrayal, president, chase, assassination, terrorist, investigation, danger, uncover truth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
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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, serious, realistic, contemplative, atmospheric ...
Plot: artist, art, aging, politics, exile, passion, aristocrat, tyranny, miraculous event, duchess, celebrity culture, royal family ...
Time: 18th century, 1800s, 19th century, 1700s
Place: spain, france, europe
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Captain Alatriste: The Spanish Musketeer (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 145 min.
Story: In 17th century Spain Diego Alatriste, a brave and heroic soldier, is fighting in his King's army in the Flandes region. His best mate, Balboa, falls in a trap and, near to death, asks Diego to look after his son and teach him to be a soldier.
Style: exciting, serious, realistic, epic, rough
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: adventure, battles, soldier, intrigue, european history, heroes, tough heroes, dishonesty, spanish history, righting the wronged, hopes, military ...
Time: 17th century
Place: spain, flanders, madrid, napoli italy
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Pit and the Pendulum (1961)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Francis Barnard goes to Spain, when he hears his sister Elizabeth has died. Her husband Nicholas Medina, the son of the most brutal torturer of the Spanish Inquisition, tells him she has died of a blood disease, but Francis finds this hard to ...
Style: gothic horror, atmospheric, gothic, suspenseful, scary ...
Plot: spanish inquisition, castle, insanity, buried alive, investigation, vengeance, crimes, religions or cults, haunted by the past, hidden identity, dishonesty, deadly ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century, middle ages, 14th century, 1500s
Place: spain, europe
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Excuse Me Darling, But Lucas Loved Me (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
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: realistic, semi serious, cynical, humorous
Plot: murder mystery, gay, fall in love, who done it, love triangle, murder, comedy of errors, friends, disorder, dark humor, graphic violence, gender ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain, madrid
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Tintin and the Blue Oranges (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Family, Sci-Fi
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Professor Calculus's friend develops a blue-skinned orange that can grow on any kind of land and survive harsh weather (in the manner of Lue Gim Gong) and therefore solve world hunger. The Professor and his friends, however, run afoul of ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: kidnapping, starvation, genetic engineering, adventure, youth, chases and races, mystery, rescue, journalism, danger, inventions and discoveries, family ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: spain, europe
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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: cult film, scary, suspenseful, serious, gothic horror ...
Plot: werewolf, orphan, dirty old man, wolfman, silver bullet, mute, rape, murder, curse, deadly creature, danger, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: spain
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The Milky Way (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Italy, West Germany
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two drifters go on a pilgrimage from France to Santiago de Compostela in Spain. Along the way, they hitchhike, beg for food, and face the Christian dogmas and heresies from different Ages.
Style: semi serious, talky, surreal, contemplative, atmospheric ...
Plot: nun, satire, miraculous event, bible, crucifix, surrealism, hitchhiker, religions or cults, s&m, farce, on the road, escapades ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: spain, france, europe, paris france
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Bloody Moon (1981)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: West Germany, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Miguel, a horribly disfigured young man, goes on a rampage at a masquerade party and rapes and then mutilates a girl. Institutionalized at a mental asylum, he is released five years later, into the care of his sister, Manuela who, along with their ...
Style: slasher, serious, suspenseful, rough, scary ...
Plot: murder, psychopath, party, mental institution, danger, woman in danger, youth, crimes, rape, dangerous attraction, violence, mental patient ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, europe
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The Hit (1984)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ex-gangster Willie Parker has betrayed his former "colleagues" and now lives in Spain where he thinks he can hide from their vengeance...
Style: road movie, neo noir, tense, suspenseful, clever ...
Plot: kidnapping, gangsters, hitman, village, destiny, village life, dark humor, vengeance, desert, crimes, betrayal, crime gone awry ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, france, europe, paris france
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The War Is Over (1966)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: France, Sweden
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A group of Spanish refugees try to organize protests from France. Their network is under constant threat by the police and some of them have recently been arrested. The main character (played by Yves Montand) dedicated his whole life to the battle ...
Style: realistic, serious, tense, thought provoking, contemplative ...
Plot: idealism, society, rebellion, state affairs, aging, dishonesty, political unrest, rebelliousness, new wave, introspection, haunted by the past, mission gone awry ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, year 1965
Place: spain, paris france, europe, france, andalusia ...
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Backroads (1997)
Genre: Adventure, 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: road movie, semi serious, realistic, touching, sexual ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: on the road, love, salesman, virgin, couples, family relations, youth, society, love and romance, romance, parents and children, love triangle ...
Time: 70s
Place: spain, europe
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It Happened at Nightmare Inn (1973)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 83 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: rough, suspenseful, atmospheric, scary, realistic ...
Plot: hotel, murder, innkeeper, tourist, wine, sister, woman in danger, family relations, deadly, murderous pair, confined, partners ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe
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