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, sexy, melancholic and interesting films and TV shows about / with storytelling, mentor, runaway, nudity (full frontal - brief), death, friendship, dialogue, male nudity, weird and flashback plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres shot in Spain, USA, UK and other countries.
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spain movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as spain: Money Heist (2017), Pit and the Pendulum (1961), Dagon (2001), Grand Hotel (2011), El Cid (1961), Pan's Labyrinth (2006), Benidorm (2007), Family United (2013), Siesta (1987), 20 Centimeters (2005).

List of movies set in spain

 8.4
 269K
Money Heist (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 70 min.
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: twists and turns, suspense, exciting, intense
Plot: bank robbery, perfect crime, heist, stockholm syndrome, professor, hostage situation, master criminal, criminal heroes, plot twist, planning, hostage, thief ...
Place: spain, madrid, thailand
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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: atmospheric, gothic, suspenseful, scary, psychological ...
Plot: gothic horror, spanish inquisition, insanity, buried alive, castle, investigation, vengeance, crimes, religions or cults, deadly, hidden identity, danger ...
Time: 15th century, 16th century, middle ages, 14th century, 1500s
Place: spain, europe
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 6.2
 17K
Dagon (2001)
Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
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, suspenseful, tense, serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: curses spells and rituals, mutant, supernatural, gory, disorder, survival, mystery, village life, good versus evil, danger, deadly, nightmare ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, europe, galicia
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 8.4
 9K
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: stylized, captivating, realistic, serious, heartbreaking
Plot: love and romance, investigation, intrigue, hotel, master and servant, high society, maid, social differences, society, crimes, love affair, dishonesty ...
Time: 1900s, 20th century, edwardian era
Place: spain
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 7.2
 13K
El Cid (1961)
Genre: 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, exciting, realistic, serious ...
Plot: knight, war, siege, battles, treason, convent, tragic hero, betrayal, adventure, dishonesty, on the run, assassination ...
Time: 11th century, middle ages
Place: spain, europe, africa
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 8.2
 607K
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: atmospheric, fairy tale, stylized, gothic, serious ...
Plot: dark fantasy, creature, monster, imaginary, legends and myths, imaginary kingdom, fairy, fantasy world, good versus evil, young heroes, imagination, death ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: spain, europe
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 7.4
 4K
Benidorm (2007)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Set in the Solana all-inclusive Resort, Benidorm follows the antics of regulars and first-time holiday makers on their journeys abroad.
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, light, captivating ...
Plot: tourist, holiday, hotel, resort, guest, vacation, workplace, lifestyle, entertainment, staff, swimming pool, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: spain, europe
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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, touching, road movie, realistic ...
Plot: on the road, on the run, hitchhiker, english teacher, escapades, introspection, teenage life, road trip, coming of age, father son relationship, film within a film, friendship ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 20th century, year 1966
Place: spain, europe, madrid
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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, realistic, semi serious, light, captivating
Plot: wedding, siblings relations, family, couple relations, parents and children, love and romance, couples, family relations, family problems, family gatherings, pregnancy, family tradition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
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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: suspenseful, serious, psychological, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: murder, stalking, mystery, memory loss, uncover truth, who done it, mysterious character, deadly, protagonist as suspect, danger, dishonesty, crimes ...
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, gender bending, dream, transvestism, lifestyle, transsexuality, friends, fall in love, sexual relations, gender ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe, madrid
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 7.9
 103K
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, captivating, surreal ...
Plot: friendship, rape, suicide, tragic love, hospital, coma, obsession, tragic event, ballet, impossible love, power of love, self destructing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: spain, madrid, europe, jordan, latin america
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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, 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, sincere, psychological, bleak ...
Plot: unemployment, friendship, working class, job seeking, self esteem, bar, destiny, life is a bitch, redemption, small town, society, factory worker ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 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: thought provoking, captivating, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Plot: working class, revolution, fascism, civil war, politics, spanish civil war, communism, communist, fighting the system, idealism, war, battles ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 90s, 20th century
Place: spain, england, barcelona, europe, barcelona spain
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 7.3
 54K
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: heist, safecracker, hunting, retired, one last job, crime, crimes, murder, gangsters, manipulation, manipulations, rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: spain, england, europe, london, california
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 7.0
 6K
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, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: culture clash, cold war, nato, navy, cousin cousin relationship, s&m, disorder, manners, couples, sexual content, profanity, fish out of water ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: spain, barcelona, europe, milan italy, barcelona spain ...
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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: ghost, curses spells and rituals, uncover truth, soldier, supernatural, heroes, adventure, obsessive quest, escapades, mind game, legends and myths, on the road ...
Time: 18th century, 19th century
Place: spain, europe, poland, tokyo, japan ...
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 7.4
 55K
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: thought provoking, captivating, psychological, disturbing, melancholic ...
Plot: sexual abuse, transsexual, transvestism, male nudity, child abuse, teacher, priest, boarding school, dangerous attraction, first love, blackmail, gay ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 70s, 60s
Place: spain, europe, madrid
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 6.6
 144K
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: twists and turns, exciting, surprise ending, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, assassination attempt, secret service, bomb, betrayal, chase, president, assassination, terrorist, uncover truth, investigation, danger ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, europe
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 7.4
 30K
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, uplifting, exciting, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: road trip, pilgrimage, travel, redemption, obsessive quest, self discovery, search, on the road, death of son, encounter, grief, christianity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, france, europe, california
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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, contemplative, serious, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: artist, art, aging, politics, miraculous event, passion, exile, duchess, aristocrat, tyranny, artists and showbiz, elderly ...
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: cult film, scary, suspenseful, serious, gothic
Plot: werewolf, orphan, dirty old man, wolfman, blood, murder, rape, jail cell, mute, silver bullet, escapades, deadly ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century
Place: spain
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The White Sound (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Lukas, a young schizophrenic man, has to deal with a new town, a new relationship, and the paranoia in his head.
Style: psychological, serious, realistic
Plot: going straight, hippie, schizophrenia, haunted by the past, friendship, mental illness, human nature, sibling relationship, paranoia, brother sister relationship, mental institution, cologne ...
Time: contemporary
Place: spain, germany, europe
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Carry on Abroad (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 88 min.
Story: A group of holidaymakers head for the Spanish resort of Elsbels for a 4-day visit. When they get there, they find the Hotel still hasn't been finished being built, and the weather is awful. And there is something strange about the staff. They ...
Style: not serious, realistic, sexy, humorous
Plot: hotel, farce, nudity (full frontal - brief), monk, construction worker, catastrophe, tourist, cook, sexual humor, british, builder, drunk ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: spain
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Are You Being Served? (1977)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
Story: The clothing department's floor requires renovation; rather than let the staff sit idle while the area is closed off, the management sends them on a paid holiday in Costa Plonka, a fictional city in Spain. Their hotel and its surroundings prove ...
Style: witty, humorous, biting, talky, not serious ...
Plot: hotel, farce, department store, store, tv show, workplace situations, resort, disorder, revolution, social differences, rebelliousness, goofy hero ...
Time: 70s
Place: spain, england, europe
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 6.1
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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: touching, sexual, semi serious, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: on the road, virgin, teenager, salesman, love, teenage life, love triangle, parents and children, society, youth, love and romance, romance ...
Time: 70s
Place: spain, europe
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 3.7
 908
Alien Predator (1986)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: 3 young friends are on vacation in Spain, until weird things begin to occur and then a man from NASA tells them what's really going on: Dangerous Alien Organisms from the Apollo 14 Moon Mission, which was tested on animals on SkyLab. But then ...
Style: rough, serious, scary, apocalyptic, offbeat ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: evil alien, monster, scientist, disease, nasa, love triangle, experiment gone awry, heroic mission, mad scientist, deadly creature, supernatural, danger ...
Time: 80s
Place: spain, europe
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Sharpe's Company (1994)
Genre: Adventure
Country: UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Spain 1812 The Duke of Wellington plans to lay siege to Badajoz. A murderous figure from Sharpe's past uses a beautiful woman revenge himself on Sharpe, now the father of her child. Sharpe has reason to be happy, he holds his daughter for the ...
Style: exciting, captivating, rough, atmospheric, suspenseful ...
Plot: siege, military, soldier, heroes, napoleonic wars, british soldier, war, adventure, rivalry, danger, lone wolves, escapades ...
Time: 19th century, 1810s
Place: spain, europe
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Lovers: A True Story (1991)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Set in '50s Spain, a young man leaves the army and looks for a job so he and his fiancée can get married. He rents a room from a widow, and shortly begins a torrid affair with her. The fiancée figures it out and decides to win him back by ...
Style: sexual, sexy, realistic, serious, erotic
Plot: tragic love, widow, soldier, murder, love triangle, scam, seduction, obsession, forbidden love, fall in love, couple relations, gender bending ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: spain, europe
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