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 intense films and TV shows about / with female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder, storytelling, mentor, runaway, vengeance, dialogue, death and violence plots mostly in Drama, Mystery and Romance genres shot in Spain, France, USA and other countries.
spain movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as spain: Money Heist (2017), Bad Education (2004), Velvet (2013), Land and Freedom (1995), Assassin's Creed (2016), Dagon (2001), Siesta (1987), Costa! (2001), 1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992), Grand Hotel (2011).

List of movies set in spain

Money Heist (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, 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, exciting, twists and turns, intense, tense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: heist, perfect crime, hostage situation, bank robbery, professor, master criminal, hostage, planning, criminal heroes, thief, strategy, stockholm syndrome ...
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: disturbing, sexy, thought provoking, melancholic, captivating ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: transsexual, sexual abuse, gay, child abuse, transvestism, male nudity, boarding school, teacher, transsexuality, coming of age, first love, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 80s, 60s
Place: spain, europe, madrid
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Velvet (2013)
Genre: 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, sincere, emotional
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: fashion, impossible love, dressmaker, seamstress, male female relationship, society, fashion designer, haute couture, love, wealth, social differences, couple relations ...
Time: 50s, 60s
Place: spain, europe
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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: political, sexy, allegory, poignant, affectionate ...
Plot: spanish civil war, revolution, politics, communist, anarchist, working class, anarchism, trench warfare, civil war, communism, betrayal, war ...
Time: 1930s, 90s, 20th century
Place: spain, catalonia, barcelona, europe, england
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Assassin's Creed (2016)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, France, UK, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Malta, Spain, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Through unlocked genetic memories that allow him to relive the adventures of his ancestor in 15th century Spain, Callum Lynch discovers he's a descendant of the secret 'Assassins' society. After gaining incredible knowledge and ...
Style: exciting, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, intense ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: assassin, adventure, secret society, time travel, brotherhood, chase, memory, parkour, secret identity, destiny, murder, sent to the past ...
Time: 15th century, year 1986, 2010s, year 2016, 80s ...
Place: spain, london, texas, madrid
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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, surprise ending, macabre, suspense ...
Audience: teens
Plot: curses spells and rituals, monster, supernatural, chase, mutant, sacrifice, small town, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, nightmare, sea monster, suicide, loss of loved one ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, galicia, 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: serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: female protagonist, murder, stalking, mystery, uncover truth, memory loss, mysterious character, who done it, dishonesty, crimes, protagonist as suspect, sexual relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, europe, madrid
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Costa! (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Netherlands
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The story about a wild week at the Spanish coast. Romance at the beach, competition on the dance floor. Salty water, sweet kisses...
Style: humorous, realistic, sexy, melancholic, suspense ...
Plot: love triangle, beach, vacation, love and romance, couples, summer romance, friendship, rivalry, fall in love, dancer's life, romance, contests and competitions ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
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1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: UK, France, Spain
Duration: 154 min.
Story: 1492: Conquest of Paradise depicts Christopher Columbus’ discovery of The New World and his effect on the indigenous people.
Style: serious, epic, factual, inspirational, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: conquistador, adventurer, renaissance, adventure, native americans, medieval, jungle, state affairs, military, against the odds, obsessive quest, royal family ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century, year 1941
Place: spain, haiti, caribbean, latin america, europe ...
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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: hotel, love and romance, investigation, intrigue, crimes, high society, master and servant, love affair, maid, heir, social differences, society ...
Time: edwardian era, 20th century, 90s
Place: spain
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Witching & Bitching (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 112 min.
Story: In this heist film turned horror fest, director Álex de la Iglesia's love of mayhem is on full display as a gang of gold thieves lands in a coven of witches who are preparing for an ancient ritual -- and in need of a sacrifice.
Style: funny, absurd, humorous, satirical, sexy ...
Audience: teens
Plot: witch, witchcraft, heist, evil witch, crimes, mansion, giant, village, love, cult, sacrifice, runaway ...
Time: 70s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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Pan's Labyrinth (2006)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, War
Country: Mexico, Spain
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: fairy tale, dark fantasy, atmospheric, gothic, stylized ...
Audience: kids
Plot: monster, maze, legends and myths, good versus evil, fantasy world, fairy, young heroes, magical, alternate reality, mythology, creature, cruelty ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1944
Place: spain, europe
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Caresses (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: The eroticism exudes in the eleven interconnected stories that recount difficult relationships and violent sexuality
Style: experimental, sexy, semi serious, realistic, erotic ...
Plot: gay, lesbian, father son relationship, male nudity, gay interest, infidelity, gays and lesbians, homelessness, incest, regret, marriage, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s
Place: spain, barcelona, europe
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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: emotional, thought provoking, scenic, poignant, inspirational ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: travel, road trip, journey, death of son, life philosophy, self discovery, pilgrimage, redemption, grief, survival, loneliness, life & death ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, france, california, europe
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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: psychological, talky, atmospheric, neo noir, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, gangsters, crimes, retired, safecracker, one last job, psychopath, robbery, mafia, character study, murder, criminal ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain, england, london, mediterranean sea, california ...
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Julieta (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: France, USA, Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The film spans 30 years in Julieta’s life from a nostalgic 1985 where everything seems hopeful, to 2015 where her life appears to be beyond repair and she is on the verge of madness.
Style: emotional, melancholic, thought provoking, sexy, sentimental ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, loneliness, guilt, depression, childhood, female nudity, death of husband, mother daughter estrangement, psychology, sex, autobiography, suicide ...
Time: 2010s, 80s, 90s
Place: spain, galicia, madrid, portugal
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Marshland (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: The Spanish deep South, 1980. A series of brutal murders of adolescent girls in a remote and forgotten town bring together two disparate characters - both detectives in the homicide division - to investigate the cases. With deep divisions in their ...
Style: suspense, enigmatic, suspenseful, serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, investigation, torture, crimes, partners, kidnapping, partners against crime, murder, murder investigation, sexual abuse, sadism ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: spain
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The Limits of Control (2009)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Japan
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A mysterious stranger works outside the law and keeps his objectives hidden, trusting no one. While his demeanor is paradoxically focused and dreamlike all at once, he embarks on a journey that not only takes him across Spain, but also through his ...
Style: psychological, art house, enigmatic, surreal, psychedelic ...
Plot: poetry, mysterious character, tai chi, crimes, nudity (full frontal - brief), murderer, addiction, african, self control, mind control, character study, traveler ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: spain, tokyo, europe, africa, madrid
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Goya's Ghosts (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Painter Francisco Goya faces a scandal involving his muse, who is labeled a heretic by a monk.
Style: thought provoking, factual, intense, realistic, bad ending ...
Plot: rape, french, artist, prison, prostitute, art, lifestyle, life is a bitch, spanish history, spanish inquisition, painter, painting ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century, georgian era
Place: spain, madrid
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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, gothic, scary, suspense, twist ending ...
Plot: spanish inquisition, insanity, castle, investigation, vengeance, conspiracy, buried alive, crimes, religions or cults, dishonesty, hidden identity, haunted by the past ...
Time: middle ages, 15th century, 16th century, 14th century
Place: spain, europe
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Los Serrano (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Los Serrano is a Spanish television drama comedy which premiered on 22 April 2003 and aired on Telecinco. It tells the story of the Serrano family, who lives in Round Santa Justa No 133, located in the fictional neighborhood of Santa Justa, in the ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, semi serious, touching, realistic
Plot: blended family, step siblings, eccentric family, family life, teenage life, parents and children, siblings relations, love and romance, friendship, youth, fall in love, family business ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: spain, madrid, europe
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The Legend of El Cid (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 70 min.
TV show
Story: The story of Rodrigo Díaz de Vivar, a Castilian nobleman and war hero in medieval Spain.
Style: epic, rough, exciting, entertaining, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient history, medieval, spanish history, monarchy, islam, oppression, knight, battles, gay, warrior, historical character, tough guy ...
Time: middle ages, 11th century
Place: spain, portugal
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The Realm (2018)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Manuel is a crooked politician who enjoys the lifestyle that kickbacks afford. He eats at fancy restaurants, parties with his friends on yachts, and provides a very luxurious lifestyle for his family. Manuel brazenly bribes, extorts, and pays off ...
Style: suspense, tense, psychological, captivating
Plot: treason, politician, corruption, corrupt politician, husband wife relationship, arrest, journalist, deception, evidence, police, party, death ...
Time: 2000s
Place: spain, canada
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Spanish Affair (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Rafael, a Seville citizen who has never left the Spanish region of Andalucia, decides to leave his homeland to follow Amaia, a Basque girl unlike other women he has known.
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic, feel good, romantic
Audience: date night
Plot: father daughter relationship, romance, fish out of water, disorder, win over, wedding, love and romance, womanizer, wooing, couples, life turned upside down, man in underwear ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, basque country
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Spanish Movie (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Spain
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Grandes dosis de humor, ingeniosos guiños a nuestro cine patrio más reciente, un elenco artístico altamente ligado a la comedia y una elevada reserva de sorpresas constituyen los ingredientes de esta disparatada comedia: Spanish Movie.
Style: parody, humorous, not serious, light, feel good ...
Audience: teens
Plot: silly humor, haunted house, disorder, farce, artists and showbiz, servant, maid, supernatural power, nanny, chambermaid, paralysis, race car ...
Time: 2000s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain
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A Matador's Mistress (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, UK, France, USA, Germany
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Scandal erupts over a famous bullfighter's affair with a left-wing actress.
Style: emotional, sexy, disturbing, surprise ending, heartbreaking ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: bullfighter, passion, fall in love, love and romance, bull, tragic love, sex, actress, competitor, couple relations, death of protagonist, glory ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: spain, europe, mexico
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Little Ashes (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: About the young life and loves of artist Salvador Dalí, filmmaker Luis Buñuel and writer Federico García Lorca.
Style: atmospheric, serious, factual, tense, suspenseful ...
Plot: poet, gay, friendship, artist, spanish civil war, gay relationship, political unrest, friends, painter, closeted homosexual, homosexual, student ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, year 1936, 1930s
Place: spain, madrid, andalusia, europe, morocco ...
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Captain Alatriste: The Spanish Musketeer (2006)
Genre: 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, captivating, disturbing ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: spanish history, battles, soldier, adventure, european history, intrigue, heroes, tough heroes, dishonesty, state affairs, courage, military ...
Time: 17th century
Place: spain, flanders, naples italy, madrid, napoli italy
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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: semi serious, realistic, humorous, captivating, light
Plot: childhood sweetheart, wedding, family, siblings relations, couple relations, love and romance, family problems, family relations, couples, sibling relationship, family gatherings, pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
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Open Your Eyes (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain, France, Italy
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A very handsome man finds the love of his life, but he suffers an accident and needs to have his face rebuilt by surgery after it is severely disfigured.
Style: psychological, surreal, enigmatic, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: paranoia, disfigurement, psychiatrist, nightmare, dreams, memory loss, jealousy, mystery, love triangle, car accident, suicide, doctor ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: spain, madrid, europe
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