Best Argentine Movies

This page is updated regularly. Subscribe, so you don't miss new recommendations. The list of "Best Argentine Movies" contains films with the following parameters. Style: realistic, suspenseful, captivating, suspense, semi serious and psychological. Plot: friendship, crimes, husband wife relationship, gay, murder, family relations, male nudity, cigarette smoking, death and dishonesty. Genre: Drama, Comedy and Crime. Country: Argentina, Spain and USA.
Best Argentine Movies
Best Argentine Movies
TOP Movies: The Heist of the Century (2020), Focus (2015), Nine Queens (2000), Terrified (2017), The Blonde One (2019), End of the Century (2019), My Best Friend (2018), The Secret in Their Eyes (2009), Elite Squad (2007), The Crimes That Bind (2020), Wild Tales (2014), An Unexpected Love (2018), Young Hunter (2020), On Probation (2005), The Son (2019), Alanis (2017), Hawaii (2013), The Quietude (2018), Plan B (2009), The Official Story (1985).

List of Best Movies

The Heist of the Century (2020)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime
Country: Argentina
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Movie inspired by the assault on the Banco Rio of Acassuso, which occurred in 2006.
Style: captivating, realistic, semi serious, light, talky ...
Plot: bank robbery, heist, father daughter relationship, bank robber, caper, police chase, police investigation, perfect crime, partners in crime, unlikely partners, teamwork, deception ...
Place: buenos aires argentina
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 6.6
 220K
Focus (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Argentina
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Nicky, a veteran con artist, takes a novice named Jess under his wing. While Nicky teaches Jess the tricks of the trade, the pair become romantically involved; but, when Jess gets uncomfortably close, Nicky ends their relationship. Three years ...
Style: twists and turns, exciting, humorous, semi serious, suspenseful ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: mind game, cons and scams, fall in love, heist, partners, femme fatale, manipulations, rivalry, con artists, love and romance, seduction, deception ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa, argentina, new orleans, south america, latin america ...
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 7.9
 50K
Nine Queens (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 114 min.
Story: An Argentinian crime drama revolving around a sheet of rare stamps (the Nine Queens).
Style: twists and turns, suspenseful, clever, tense, cynical ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cheating, scam, thief, forgery, money, police, partner, plot twist, swindle, crime, crimes, crime gone awry ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: argentina, venezuela, latin america, buenos aires argentina, italy ...
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 6.5
 12K
Terrified (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: Argentina
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Police commissary Funes and three researches of supernatural phenomena investigate inexplicable events that are occurring in the suburbia of Buenos Aires.
Style: macabre, scary, suspense, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: paranormal investigation, haunted house, paranormal phenomena, paranormal investigator, living dead, police officer, hearing voices, reanimated corpse, dead child, death of wife, suburbs, death of boy ...
Place: argentina, buenos aires argentina
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The Blonde One (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Womanising Juan must quickly find a flatmate after his brother moves out. In moves Gabriel (the blonde of the title), Juan's stoic and very handsome co-worker, who is recently widowed and struggling to support his young daughter. What starts ...
Style: erotic, bleak, surprise ending, dark humor
Plot: gay love, gay, closeted homosexual, homosexuality, gay relationship, lust, male nudity, male homosexuality, homosexual, homoeroticism, sexual tension, gay erotica ...
Place: argentina
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End of the Century (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Two men meet in Barcelona and after spending a day together they realize that they have already met twenty years ago.
Plot: gay, beach, gay kiss, latin, tourist, gay interest, cruising, opera singer, daughter, reading a book, city park, man wrapped in a towel ...
Place: barcelona, madrid, barcelona spain
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My Best Friend (2018)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Lorenzo is a teenager who lives in Patagonia. One day his family receives in his house to Caíto, the son of some friends who are going through a serious family situation and can not take care of him. He is a complicated kid and has difficulty ...
Style: tragicomedy, romantic, enigmatic, semi serious, sexy
Plot: gay teenager, gay, lgbt, teen angst, teenage sex, teenage boy, teenage love, youth, nature, coming of age, teenager, coming out ...
Place: argentina
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The Secret in Their Eyes (2009)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 129 min.
Story: A retired legal counselor writes a novel hoping to find closure for one of his past unresolved homicide cases and for his unreciprocated love with his superior - both of which still haunt him decades later.
Style: suspense, tense, twists and turns, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: investigation, investigator, murder, rape, secret, haunted by the past, search, police, evidence, justice, suspect, uncover truth ...
Time: 70s, 90s, 20th century, year 1974, 2000s
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina, south america, harvard university
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 8.0
 98K
Elite Squad (2007)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Brazil, USA, Argentina
Duration: 115 min.
Story: In 1997, before the visit of the pope to Rio de Janeiro, Captain Nascimento from BOPE (Special Police Operations Battalion) is assigned to eliminate the risks of the drug dealers in a dangerous slum nearby where the pope intends to be lodged.
Style: disturbing, serious, realistic, bleak, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: fighting crime, police brutality, drug lord, police corruption, squad, law enforcement, slum, drug traffic, crimes, crime, leader, team ...
Time: 90s, 21st century, contemporary, 1990s, 70s
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, latin america, south america, berlin germany
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The Crimes That Bind (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 99 min.
Story: When her son is accused of raping and trying to murder his ex-wife, Alicia embarks on a journey that will change her life forever.
Style: clever, suspenseful, realistic, suspense, talky ...
Plot: husband wife relationship, trial, mother, graphic violence, murder, deadly, crimes, danger, witnessing a crime, hitman, prison, criminal heroes
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Is relevant ?
 8.1
 178K
Wild Tales (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain, France, UK
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Six short stories that explore the extremities of human behavior involving people in distress.
Style: tense, psychological, dark humor, cynical, biting ...
Plot: twists & turns, human nature, wedding party, vengeance, revenge, unlikely criminals, fighting the system, violence, corruption, multiple storylines, destiny, farce ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america, south america
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An Unexpected Love (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 136 min.
Story: It tells the story of Marcos and Ana, who have been married for more than 25 years, but enter into an existential crisis that leads them to separate. The life of singles seems fascinating and exciting at first, but soon it also becomes monotonous ...
Style: romantic, clever, suspense, sweet, realistic ...
Plot: parents and children, lifestyle change, parenthood, family relations, starting over, marriage crisis, crumbling relationship, husband wife relationship, life philosophy, divorce, marital problem, family drama ...
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 6.0
 601
Young Hunter (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Ezequiel, a sixteen-year-old gay teenager in his sexual awakening, meets a boy of twenty-one. They quickly start a relationship and the situation unravels unexpectedly.
Style: stylized, serious, atmospheric, touching, realistic
Plot: gay teenager, male homosexuality, gay, skateboarder, abuse, gay sex, sexual blackmail, porn actor, manipulation, lgbt, male nudity, pornography ...
Place: argentina
Is relevant ?
 7.6
 6K
On Probation (2005)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Argentina
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Díaz is a burly seen-it-all cop who's depressed about his marriage. Silverstein is a skinny Jewish shrink who's assigned to help him back to his job. Soon Silverstein is taking advice from Díaz about *his* marriage, and is learning how ...
Style: semi serious, suspenseful, humorous, realistic
Plot: infidelity, psychoanalyst, unfaithful wife, partners, cheating, investigation, dishonesty, law enforcement, unlikely partners, crimes, friendship, petty criminal ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, argentina, buenos aires argentina
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 5.4
 3K
The Son (2019)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Painter Lorenzo's life spirals out of control as he fears his wife is trying to isolate him from their infant son.
Style: non-linear
Plot: paranoia, little boy, female scientist, marital crisis, laboratory, painter, husband wife relationship, doctor, boy, painting, mistrust, thunderstorm ...
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 961
Alanis (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 82 min.
Story: A young Buenos Aires mother and sex worker suffers the hypocrisy of the laws that are supposed to protect her, in this compelling, profoundly political drama about the dismal choices foisted upon vulnerable women.
Plot: pole dance, baby boy, woman wearing a miniskirt, prostitution, social worker, sex, female full frontal nudity, sex scene, pole dancing, female star appears nude, prostitute, female protagonist ...
Place: buenos aires argentina
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 7.2
 4K
Hawaii (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Eugenio offers his childhood friend Martin a work for the summer. With a game of power and desire a relationship starts to grow that goes beyond their friendship.
Style: touching, atmospheric, stylized, serious, realistic ...
Plot: gay relationship, gay, friendship, gays and lesbians, homoeroticism, gay lead character, reunion, couples, sexual relations, countryside, male homosexuality, childhood friend ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: argentina
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 795
The Quietude (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Against the backdrop of a military dictatorship, Eugenia is reunited with her estranged family following her father’s stroke and is forced to confront dark secret.
Style: psychological, tense, suspenseful, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: lesbian incest, husband wife relationship, sister sister relationship, masturbation, lawyer, mother daughter relationship, family relations, dark secret, family conflict, pregnancy, extramarital affair, mother ...
Place: argentina
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 7.0
 4K
Plan B (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Bruno's plan to win back his ex-girlfriend hits a snag when he becomes attracted to her boyfriend.
Style: humorous, psychological, captivating, atmospheric, semi serious ...
Plot: romance, love triangle, gay relationship, gay, fall in love, unlikely couple, gender, revenge, sexuality, rivalry, friendship, photographer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina
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The Official Story (1985)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Argentina
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After the end of the Dirty War, a high school teacher sets out to find out who the mother of her adopted daughter is.
Style: captivating, suspenseful, sincere, disturbing, emotional ...
Plot: adoption, politics, family relations, uncover truth, society, parents and children, political unrest, haunted by the past, state affairs, missing person, secret, history teacher ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina, bolivia, spain
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Heroic Losers (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 116 min.
Story: In a town in the Northwest of the province of Buenos Aires, a group of neighbors is organized to recover the economy of the area, but when the Corralito is implemented in the country and they suffer a fraud, their hopes disappear. Now, they will ...
Style: captivating, feel good, semi serious, light
Plot: heist, money, lack of money, con men, greed, businesswoman, bank clerk, storage unit, greedy man, deception, crisis, economic crisis ...
Time: 2000s, year 2002, year 2001
Place: argentina
Is relevant ?
 6.1
 826
Super Crazy (2018)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Argentina
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A 36-year-old meek woman realizes that there’s younger people trying to outpace her doing much less, so she makes a risky change by removing her filter.
Style: humorous, light, romantic, colourful
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: new life, relationships, femme fatale, romance, friendship, identity crisis, unsupportive coworkers, female protagonist, workplace problem, marital problem, ritual, social network ...
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At the End of the Tunnel (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A paraplegic computer engineer that moves in a wheelchair and works in his basement starts hearing noises and voices of bank-robbers.
Style: suspense, entertaining, suspenseful, captivating, surprise ending
Audience: boys' night
Plot: bank robbery, tunnel, rain, heist, stolen money, surveillance, robbery, brother brother relationship, trap, police investigation, gang, thief ...
Time: contemporary
Place: buenos aires argentina
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 7.4
 4K
The Aerial (2007)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Argentina
Duration: 99 min.
Story: La Antena (English: The Aerial, 2007) is an Argentine drama film, written and directed by acclaimed film director Esteban Sapir. The film features Alejandro Urdapilleta, Rafael Ferro, Florencia Raggi, and others. The movie begins with a pair of ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, suspenseful, surreal, silent film ...
Plot: distopia, neo noir, mind control, rebellion, social decay, human nature, corrupted ruler, life is a bitch, dishonesty, expressionism, totalitarianism, family relations ...
Time: future
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Waiting for the Hearse (1985)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Argentina
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A lot of confusion and mixed situations between relatives in the middle of Mamá Cora's wake, the grandma, who supposely commit suicide throwing herself in front of a train.
Style: cult film, humorous, cynical, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, mistaken identity, dysfunctional family, satire, bug, neurosis, wrath, anger, extramarital affair, family problems, couples, hypocrisy ...
Time: 80s
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina
Is relevant ?
 7.0
 9K
The Angel (2018)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: Argentina, Spain
Duration: 118 min.
Story: About a real-life criminal who shocked Argentine society: Carlos Robledo Puch, a merciless teen killer dubbed “The Angel of Death” because of his beatific good looks, who now ranks as the longest-serving prison inmate in Argentine history.
Style: tense, psychological, exciting, captivating, based on true events ...
Plot: armed robbery, murder, psychopath, arrest, violence, friendship, police, escape, lie, father son relationship, money, teenage boy ...
Time: 70s, year 1971
Place: argentina, buenos aires argentina
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 5K
While at War (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Spain, Argentina
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Salamanca, Spain, 1936. In the early days of the military rebellion that began the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939), writer Miguel de Unamuno supports the uprising in the hope that the prevailing political chaos will end. But when the confrontation ...
Style: sincere, disturbing, captivating, psychological, intellectual
Plot: spanish civil war, college professor, moral dilemma, arrest, coup d'etat, professor, military, archive footage, political repression, spanish history, disorder, danger ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, year 1936
Place: spain, morocco
Is relevant ?
 6.5
 2K
Taekwondo (2016)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Fernando is on holiday with his closest male friends in a beautiful country house in a suburb of Buenos Aries. On their own without their girlfriends in a “men only” environment, the hunky young studs bask in the hot sun, play in the pool, smoke ...
Style: sweet, humorous, disturbing, psychological, captivating ...
Audience: teens
Plot: male nudity, gay, homoeroticism, gay interest, male bonding, male friendship, lgbt, friendship between men, closeted gay, homosexuality, gay relationship, friendship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: buenos aires argentina
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Chronicle of an Escape (2006)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Argentina
Duration: 103 min.
Story: The true story of four men who narrowly escaped death at the hands of Argentina's military death squads during the 1970s is brought to the screen in this thriller. In 1977, Claudio Tamburrini (Rodrigo de la Serna) was a goalie for a ...
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: soccer, false accusation, murder, kidnapping, terrorism, on the run, danger, politics, false accusations, dictatorship, torture, revolutionary ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: argentina, latin america
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Notes for My Son (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Argentina
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Battling terminal cancer, a woman writes a one of a kind notebook about life, death and love for her son to remember her by. Based on a true story.
Style: sentimental, compassionate, touching, suspense, sad
Plot: cancer, mother son relationship, terminal illness, love, hospital, family problems, family crisis, female protagonist, family relations, fighting illness, parent child relationship, life
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