Movies and TV shows set in barcelona

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in barcelona ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, psychological, sexy, suspenseful and talky films and TV shows about / with couples, nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity, friendship, family relations, love and romance, sexual content, gay, storytelling and loneliness plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in Spain, France, USA and other countries.
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barcelona movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as barcelona: Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008), Biutiful (2010), Barcelona Summer Night (2013), Euro Pudding (2002), Angels of Sex (2012), All About My Mother (1999), Sleep Tight (2011), The Nun (2005), Barcelona (1994), Traces of Sandalwood (2014).

List of movies set in barcelona

Vicky Cristina Barcelona (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Two girlfriends on a summer holiday in Spain become enamored with the same painter, unaware that his ex-wife, with whom he has a tempestuous relationship, is about to re-enter the picture.
Style: philosophical, sexy, sexual, captivating, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, polyamory, self fulfillment, fall in love, seduction, sexuality, sexual attraction, artist, bohemian life, romance, sexual exploration, love affair ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: barcelona, spain, europe, catalonia, barcelona spain ...
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 7.5
 85K
Biutiful (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Mexico, Spain
Duration: 148 min.
Story: This is a story of a man in free fall. On the road to redemption, darkness lights his way. Connected with the afterlife, Uxbal is a tragic hero and father of two who's sensing the danger of death. He struggles with a tainted reality and a fate ...
Style: bleak, psychological, sincere, emotional, depressing ...
Plot: terminal illness, redemption, single father, death, family relations, suffering, parenthood, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, parents and children, reconciliation, hopes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: barcelona, spain, barcelona spain, mexico, senegal
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Barcelona Summer Night (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 2012 the comet Rose crossed the skies of the city of Barcelona and its magic that night caused 346 love stories flourish. An atmosphere of dreams, hopes and desire mixed to give a special connection between people. From these stories six are the ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, sentimental, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: gay, couples, first love, childhood love, love affair, true love, love, fall in love, couple relations, young lovers, romance, love at first sight ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: barcelona, spain, barcelona spain
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 7.3
 39K
Euro Pudding (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Spain
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A strait-laced French student moves into an apartment in Barcelona with a cast of six other characters from all over Europe. Together, they speak the international language of love and friendship.
Style: feel good, humorous, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: roommate, friendship, college life, infidelity, prejudice, french, student, travel, lifestyle, love triangle, youth, group of friends ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: barcelona, spain, france, paris france, europe ...
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Angels of Sex (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, Brazil
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Carla and Bruno believe they have answers for everything until Rai appears in their lives, an attractive and mysterious young who lives outside the rules. In this story about love and friendship, boundaries dissolve by the rhythm of funky and break ...
Style: touching, serious, realistic, sexual, sexy
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, gay, gay relationship, sexual attraction, homosexual, sexual relations, dancer, infidelity, friendship, strong sexual content, lifestyle, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: barcelona, spain, barcelona spain
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All About My Mother (1999)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A single mother in Madrid sees her only son die on his birthday as he runs to seek an actress' autograph. Beside herself with grief, she returns to Barcelona to tell the boy's father about the death of the son he never knew he had.
Style: touching, emotional, stylized, realistic, feel good ...
Plot: transvestism, prostitute, birthday, transplant, transsexual, aids, friends, friendship, redemption, lesbian, nurse, letter ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: barcelona, spain, madrid, barcelona spain
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 7.2
 38K
Sleep Tight (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Apartment concierge Cesar is a miserable person who believes he was born without the ability to be happy. As a result, he decides his mission is to make life hell for everyone around him. A majority of the tenants are easy to agitate, but Clara ...
Style: suspenseful, tense, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: stalking, obsession, domestic disturbance, apartment building, home invasion, blackmail, concierge, caretaker, downfall, unlikely criminals, double life, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: barcelona, spain, europe, barcelona spain
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 4.0
 3K
The Nun (2005)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain, UK
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A group of catholic school girls are victimized by a sadistic and jealous nun, "Sister Ursula". The girls drown the nun in a pool of "holy" water. Eighteen years later circumstances arise in which the nuns spirit is released to ...
Style: scary, suspenseful, suspense, bleak, rough ...
Plot: evil nun, ghost, violence, ritual murder, vengeance, deadly, danger, supernatural ability, supernatural, religions or cults, haunted by the past, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: contemporary
Place: barcelona, spain, europe, barcelona spain
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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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Traces of Sandalwood (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain, India, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Despite her fame and fortune, Mina, a successful Indian actress in Mumbai, can't forget her little sister Sita, from whom she was forced to separate after their mother's death in a village. Thirty years later she will finally find out that ...
Style: realistic, psychological, atmospheric, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: self discovery, forceful separation, family relations, haunted by the past, reunion, actor's life, sibling relationship, hopes, love, society, siblings relations, track down ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: barcelona, spain, india, barcelona spain
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 6.7
 4K
10.000 Km (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two people in love, two apartments - one in Barcelona and another on in Los Angeles - and the images of their past, present and future. Can love survive 10,000km?
Style: captivating, light, humorous, emotional
Plot: long distance relationship, cyberspace, girlfriend, love, reunion, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, relationship problems, sex scene, technology, photographer, new job, boyfriend ...
Place: barcelona, spain, barcelona spain, los angeles
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 6.8
 1K
In the City (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Un grupo de amigos de Barcelona se reúnen casi a diario, pero su amistad es sólo aparente; de hecho, ninguno de ellos conoce a fondo la vida de los demás. La película relata la vida íntima y secreta de cada uno de los personajes, sus ...
Style: realistic, psychological, captivating, emotional, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, romance, looking for love, infidelity, couples, gender, lifestyle, best friends, city life, marriage, deception, secret ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: barcelona, spain, europe, barcelona spain
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If They Tell You I Fell (1989)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, War
Country: Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In the post Spanish civil war years, Catalan kids would sit in circles among the ruins and tell stories, known as "aventis" (the film's original title in Catalan, its original language). These tales mix war stories, local gossip, ...
Style: serious, psychological, atmospheric, tense, suspense ...
Plot: spanish civil war, friendship, deadly, kidnapping, politics, obsessive quest, crimes, couples, pregnancy, voyeurism, adolescence, teenage boy ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 1940s, 1930s
Place: barcelona, barcelona spain, spain, europe
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 6.3
 3K
Gun City (2018)
Genre: Crime, History, Thriller
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Barcelona, ​​Spain, 1921. A tough cop from Madrid arrives in the city to locate, under the suspicious scrutiny of corrupt local police officers, a significant amount of military weaponry stolen from a train, allegedly by revolutionary anarchists.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, tense, captivating, disturbing ...
Plot: cabaret, police chief, police corruption, train robbery, anarchism, chief of police, prostitution, assassination, violence, corruption, corrupt cop, bribery ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century
Place: barcelona, barcelona spain, spain
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 6.0
 208
Fire (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 90 min.
Story: One day, someone puts a bomb on Carlos car and kill his wife and leaves his daughter of 10 years old without legs. Eleven years later, he lives in Barcelona with his daughter but he never forgot the past, the hate, the suffering of that accident. ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: vengeance, parents and children, haunted by the past, family relations, rivalry, obsessive quest, isolated house, terrorist group, traumatic experience, small village, eta terrorist group, police officer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: barcelona, spain, europe, barcelona spain
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 7.3
 3K
Salvador (2006)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Spain, UK
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The story of Salvador Puig Antich, one of the last political prisoners to be executed under Franco's Fascist State in 1974.
Style: suspenseful, rough, disturbing, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: anarchist, politics, legal investigation, rebellion, against humanity, legal, missing person, robbery, crimes, fighting the system, crime, journalism ...
Time: 70s
Place: barcelona, spain, europe, barcelona spain
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 6.3
 1K
Ismael (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: An 8-year-old boy tracks down his father.
Style: realistic, touching, serious, emotional, psychological ...
Plot: family life, parents and children, introspection, haunted by the past, father and son, bittersweet, family relations, family drama, father
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, barcelona
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The Shanghai Spell (2002)
Genre: Drama, Mystery
Country: Spain, France, UK
Duration: 119 min.
Story: A fourteen year old lad discovers his first love at the point of his pencil whilst drawing the portrait of a sickly but coquettish fifteen year old girl. In the neighbourhood an old freedom-fighter pits himself against bad types, a pretty ...
Style: sentimental, touching, serious, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: murder, undercover, teenage love, parents and children, teenage life, family relations, youth, romance, love and romance, crimes, village, bittersweet ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: spain, barcelona, china, barcelona spain, catalonia
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Everlasting Love (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Each day after work, Carlos, a language school teacher, frequents the heady surroundings of his local cruising ground. One evening he encounters a teenage boy from his class named Toni, and the two engage in a brief sexual tryst. As the relationship ...
Style: serious, sexy, experimental, avant garde, realistic ...
Plot: gay, cruise, forbidden love, teachers and students, lgbt, sexual relations, in the woods, teacher student romance, gay teacher, infatuation, teacher student sex, cruising ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: barcelona, spain, europe, barcelona spain
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 4.3
 788
Art Heist (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: An art expert assists an investigation into a stolen painting in Barcelona; as more paintings are being stolen, she learns she is being framed for the crimes. She must solve the crimes and clear her name with the assistance of her estranged New York ...
Style: stylized, suspenseful, serious, realistic
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, frame up, police investigation, master criminal, tough law enforcer, chase, danger, crime gone awry, track down, cons and scams, couple relations, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary
Place: barcelona, spain, europe, new york, usa ...
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 6.4
 786
Why Not Me? (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain, France, Switzerland
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Four gay French expatriots share a business in Barcelona. When they and their parents are thrown together for a "coming out" party, another French Farce ensues.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, sexy
Plot: coming out, lesbian relationship, friendship, family relations, farce, twentysomething life, parents and children, gays and lesbians, gender, disorder, friends, couples ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: spain, barcelona, europe, barcelona spain
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 6.0
 2K
Food of Love (2002)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Spain, Germany
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Young aspiring pianist attracts attention of famous musicians. Chance encounters bring them together but expectations must be managed by all.
Style: touching, sentimental, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: family relations, love affair, gay relationship, youth, lifestyle, musician's life, romance, coming out, spouse leaving, passionate interest, husband wife relationship, aspiring musician ...
Time: contemporary
Place: new york, barcelona, usa, barcelona spain, san francisco ...
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 7.6
 21K
The Passenger (1975)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Italy, France, Spain
Duration: 126 min.
Story: David Locke (Jack Nicholson) is a world-weary American journalist who has been sent to cover a conflict in northern Africa, but he makes little progress with the story. When he discovers the body of a stranger who looks similar to him, Locke assumes ...
Style: stylized, road movie, tense, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: desert, identity, hotel, terrorism, on the road, journalism, espionage, starting over, passport, journalist, guide, war correspondent ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: barcelona, europe, africa, barcelona spain, india ...
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The Last Days (2013)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 2013; A mysterious epidemic spreads across the planet. Humanity develops an irrational fear of open spaces that causes instant death. Soon, the world population is trapped inside buildings. As Barcelona descends into chaos, Marc sets off on a quest ...
Style: tense, serious, psychological, suspenseful, rough ...
Plot: plague, apocalypse, chaos and mayhem, survival, tunnel, epidemic, danger, confinement indoors, extinction, deadly, obsessive quest, pregnancy ...
Time: 21st century
Place: barcelona, spain, barcelona spain
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Gaudi Afternoon (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Country: Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An American abroad finds herself falling in with an eccentric group of fellow expatriates in Spain in this comedy. Cassandra (Judy Davis) is a nomadic American who finds herself stranded in Spain, where she's found temporary work translating ...
Style: semi serious, talky, entertaining, intense, realistic ...
Plot: translator, eccentric family, comedy of errors, family relations, women, eccentricity, kick-butt women, amateur detective, creativity, dysfunctional family, betrayal, farce ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: barcelona, spain, europe, barcelona spain, san francisco ...
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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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Annihilation Earth (2009)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two scientists fight to save the planet after a group of terrorists destroy a particle accelerator.
Style: tense, exciting, serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: apocalypse, technology gone awry, chaos, danger, race against time, terrorism, catastrophe, destruction, scientist, save the planet, distopia, conspiracy ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, france, switzerland, barcelona, geneva switzerland ...
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Butterfly on the Shoulder (1978)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: On a stopover in Barcelona, Fériaud Roland discovers a corpse in the hotel room next door. He wakes up in a strange clinic without remembering who brought him there. The doctor insists he hallucinated, but it's not long before he obtains ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, disturbing, rough, psychological ...
Plot: kidnapping, investigation, on the run, deadly, mind game, confined, criminal heroes, dishonesty, crimes, graphic violence, injustice, false accusation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: barcelona, spain, barcelona spain
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 6.1
 267
Puzzled Love (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Sun from Chicago (USA) and Lucas from Mallorca (Spain) meet each other in a students's flat in Barcelona. They fall in love and try to enjoy it without thinking of their separation at the term's ending. Will their love prevail?
Style: humorous, sentimental, light, sincere, feel good ...
Plot: romance, young lovers, love affair, couples, youth, love, nudity (full frontal - brief), student, exchange student, love and romance, couple relations, bittersweet ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, spain, barcelona, barcelona spain
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Nico and Dani (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 91 min.
Story: A Spanish coming of age story focusing on the antics of two 17 year olds, who have a posh beach house almost all to themselves one summer. This is also a summer of sexual awakenings.
Style: sentimental, touching, sincere, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teens, girls' night
Plot: coming of age, gay teenager, friendship, coming out, innocence lost, best friend, summer vacation, self discovery, teenage love, loss of virginity, teenage life, looking for sex ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: spain, barcelona, europe, barcelona spain, catalonia ...
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