Best Mexican Movies

This page is updated regularly. Subscribe, so you don't miss new recommendations. The list of "Best Mexican Movies" contains films with the following parameters. Style: suspense, intense, visually appealing, surprise ending, serious and stylized. Plot: death, violence, murder, storytelling, gun, corpse, mentor, chase, brutality and vengeance. Genre: Drama, Thriller and Action. Country: Mexico, USA and UK.
Best Mexican Movies
Best Mexican Movies
TOP Movies: Coco (2017), Bad Boys for Life (2020), Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018), No Country for Old Men (2007), Limitless (2011), Love's a Bitch (2000), Roma (2018), And Your Mother Too! (2001), Instructions Not Included (2013), Predator (1987), Without Name (2009), Pan's Labyrinth (2006), Planet Terror (2007), El Narco (2010), Pacific Rim (2013), Sicario (2015), Blow (2001), Gravity (2013), The Noble Family (2013), The Shape of Water (2017).

List of Best Movies

 8.4
 389K
Coco (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Fantasy, Music, Mystery
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Despite his family’s baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead ...
Style: touching, atmospheric, colourful, feel good, captivating ...
Plot: disney, life after death, boy, childhood, musician, life & death, fantasy world, singer, child protagonist, family, music, skeleton ...
Time: year 2017, 2010s
Place: mexico
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Bad Boys for Life (2020)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 124 min.
Story: Marcus Burnett is now a police inspector and Mike Lowery is in a midlife crisis. They unite again when an Albanian mercenary, whose brother they killed, promises them an important bonus.
Style: buddy comedy, buddy movie, entertaining, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: police detective, police, police officer, motorcycle gang, drug cartel, tough cop, investigation, sarcasm, friendship between men, danger, tough guy, police officer killed ...
Time: contemporary, 2020s
Place: mexico, miami
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Sicario: Day of the Soldado (2018)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 122 min.
Story: FBI agent Matt Graver teams up with operative Alejandro Gillick to prevent Mexican drug cartels from smuggling terrorists across the U.S. border.
Style: suspense, surprise ending, bleak, disturbing
Plot: black ops, cia, neo noir, cartel, drug cartel, gunfight, u.s. mexico border, warrior, cia agent, rescue, corruption, terrorist ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s
Place: mexico, somalia, kansas city, sonora, texas
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No Country for Old Men (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 122 min.
Story: Llewelyn Moss stumbles upon dead bodies, $2 million and a hoard of heroin in a Texas desert, but methodical killer Anton Chigurh comes looking for it, with local sheriff Ed Tom Bell hot on his trail. The roles of prey and predator blur as the ...
Style: tense, rough, bleak, serious, suspenseful ...
Plot: neo noir, greed, hitman, death, crimes, brutality, track down, peril, sheriff, human nature, psychopath, escape ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: texas, mexico, usa, latin america, el paso texas
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 7.4
 528K
Limitless (2011)
Genre: Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A paranoia-fueled action thriller about an unsuccessful writer whose life is transformed by a top-secret "smart drug" that allows him to use 100% of his brain and become a perfect version of himself. His enhanced abilities soon attract ...
Style: captivating, clever, intellectual, cerebral, psychological ...
Plot: intelligence, superhuman powers, rise to the top, ambition, prodigy, success, life turned upside down, greed, drug abuse, life changing experience, creativity, rags to riches ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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 8.1
 224K
Love's a Bitch (2000)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Three different people in Mexico City are catapulted into dramatic and unforeseen circumstances in the wake of a terrible car crash: a young punk stumbles into the sinister underground world of dog fighting; an injured supermodel's designer ...
Style: bleak, tense, emotional, depressing, realistic ...
Plot: forbidden love, multiple storylines, dog, siblings relations, hitman, marital problem, marriage, machismo, robbery, divorce, money, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: latin america, mexico city, mexico
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 7.7
 141K
Roma (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico, USA
Duration: 135 min.
Story: A story that chronicles a year in the life of a middle-class family in Mexico City in the early 1970s.
Style: touching, thought provoking, rough, captivating
Plot: maid, routine, middle class, master servant relationship, pregnancy, nanny, infidelity, strongman, class differences, female protagonist, sea, father son relationship ...
Time: 70s, year 1970, year 1971
Place: mexico city, mexico
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And Your Mother Too! (2001)
Genre: Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In Mexico, two teenage boys and an attractive older woman embark on a road trip and learn a thing or two about life, friendship, sex, and each other.
Style: sexy, erotic, realistic, intense, humorous ...
Audience: teens
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, hot and sexy, sexuality, age difference, strong sexual content, coming of age, explicit sex, road trip, sex, masturbation, sexual obsession, sexual attraction ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, madrid, mexico city, italy ...
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Instructions Not Included (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Valentin is Acapulco's resident playboy, until a former fling leaves a baby on his doorstep and him heading with her out of Mexico.
Style: sentimental, feel good, touching, emotional, sweet ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: parenting, responsibility, single father, father daughter relationship, life philosophy, character change, grownups, eccentric family, new job, single parent, stuntman, custody ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: los angeles, california, usa, mexico, latin america
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 7.8
 373K
Predator (1987)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Dutch and his group of commandos are hired by the CIA to rescue downed airmen from guerillas in a Central American jungle. The mission goes well but as they return they find that something is hunting them. Nearly invisible, it blends in with the ...
Style: suspenseful, scary, suspense, rough, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, monster, survival, deadly creature, hunting, jungle, warrior, trap, evil alien, danger, creature, alien encounter ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, twentieth century, year 1987, future
Place: latin america, central america, south america
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 7.6
 31K
Without Name (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Mexico
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Set on the border, where Mexico becomes the crucible and the fearsome gangs of today’s Mexican countryside, the gauntlet, to freedom. The stories of a girl living in Honduras and hungering for a brighter future, and two teen gang members, for whom ...
Style: disturbing, serious, bleak, rough, suspenseful ...
Plot: gang, immigrants, juvenile delinquency, social problems, hopes, illegal immigration, train, corpse, rape, lifestyle change, youth, robbery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: mexico, latin america, central america, guatemala, new jersey ...
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 8.2
 621K
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, gothic, stylized, macabre ...
Plot: monster, dark fantasy, creature, fairy, imaginary kingdom, imaginary, legends and myths, good versus evil, young heroes, cruelty, death, imagination ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, year 1944
Place: spain, europe
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 7.1
 200K
Planet Terror (2007)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two doctors find their graveyard shift inundated with townspeople ravaged by sores. Among the wounded is Cherry, a dancer whose leg was ripped from her body. As the invalids quickly become enraged aggressors, Cherry and her ex-boyfriend Wray lead a ...
Style: dark humor, exciting, rough, tense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, violent, survival, save the world, infected, zombie apocalypse, cannibalism, chaos and mayhem, military base, anti hero, violence, gory ...
Time: 2000s, 70s
Place: texas, usa, mexico
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 7.8
 8K
El Narco (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: Mexico
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Benjamin Garcia, Benny is deported from the United States. Back home and against a bleak picture, Benny gets involved in the drug business, in which he has for the first time in his life, a spectacular rise surrounded by money, women, violence and ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, rough, cynical ...
Plot: drug cartel, gangsters, drug dealing, politics, violence, mafia, gang war, crimes, anti heroes, society, social relations, organized crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america
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 6.9
 467K
Pacific Rim (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Mexico, Hong Kong
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When legions of monstrous creatures, known as Kaiju, started rising from the sea, a war began that would take millions of lives and consume humanity's resources for years on end. To combat the giant Kaiju, a special type of weapon was devised: ...
Style: exciting, futuristic, serious, stylized, visually appealing ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: giant monster, monster, creature, save the world, evil alien, heroic mission, chaos and mayhem, robot, danger, giant, destruction, survival ...
Time: future, 2020s, near future, year 2017
Place: pacific ocean, tokyo, hong kong, asia, alaska ...
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 7.6
 373K
Sicario (2015)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico, Hong Kong
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A young female FBI agent joins a secret CIA operation to take down a Mexican cartel boss, a job that ends up pushing her ethical and moral values to the limit.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, suspense, dark ...
Plot: moral dilemma, black ops, tough girl, cia, mercenary, drug cartel, special agents, u.s. mexico border, cia agent, drug smuggling, drug dealing, neo noir ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: mexico, usa, texas, tucson arizona, phoenix arizona ...
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 7.6
 241K
Blow (2001)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A boy named George Jung grows up in a struggling family in the 1950's. His mother nags at her husband as he is trying to make a living for the family. It is finally revealed that George's father cannot make a living and the family goes ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, captivating, emotional, depressing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, rise and fall, drug addiction, drug dealing, drug abuse, cocaine, drug use, friendship, gangsters, drug cartel, blind ambition, crimes ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 90s, 60s, 50s ...
Place: colombia, california, latin america, usa, mexico ...
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 7.7
 771K
Gravity (2013)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Mexico
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Dr. Ryan Stone, a brilliant medical engineer on her first Shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut Matt Kowalsky in command of his last flight before retiring. But on a seemingly routine spacewalk, disaster strikes. The Shuttle is destroyed, leaving ...
Style: suspenseful, atmospheric, tense, suspense, scenic ...
Plot: survival, isolation, outer space, space station, spacecraft, space travel, astronaut, catastrophe, trapped in space, survivor, sole survivor, near death experience ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, future
Place: houston texas
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The Noble Family (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Tells the "riches to rags" story of the Nobles, three upper-class twenty-somethings that appear to have no limits to their checkbooks, and no direction in their lives. Until one day, their father tries to teach them a lesson by staging a ...
Style: humorous, not serious, entertaining, feel good, realistic ...
Plot: rich and poor, family relations, inheritance, slacker, fish out of water, life turned upside down, disorder, materialism, society, youth, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, mexico city
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The Shape of Water (2017)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Canada, Mexico
Duration: 123 min.
Story: An other-worldly story, set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1962, where a mute janitor working at a lab falls in love with an amphibious man being held captive there and devises a plan to help him escape.
Style: biting, touching, fairy tale, disturbing, ambiguous ending ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: interspecies sex, female full frontal nudity, sign language, laboratory, cold war, escape, healing power, creature, supernatural, love story, water, interracial friendship ...
Time: 1960s, 60s, year 1962
Place: baltimore, pittsburgh, united states, usa, maryland ...
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 7.0
 104K
Get the Gringo (2012)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A career criminal (Gibson) nabbed by Mexican authorities is placed in a tough prison where he learns to survive with the help of a 9-year-old boy.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, rough, intense, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: prison, prison life, gunfight, confined, thief, prison escape, gang, corruption, crime, crimes, criminal heroes, tough guy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, latin america, san diego california, tijuana mexico
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 7.8
 292K
Apocalypto (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico, UK
Duration: 139 min.
Story: Set in the Mayan civilization, when a man's idyllic presence is brutally disrupted by a violent invading force, he is taken on a perilous journey to a world ruled by fear and oppression where a harrowing end awaits him. Through a twist of fate ...
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, harsh, epic ...
Plot: survival, tribe, slavery, chase, manhunt, native, adventure, death, solar eclipse, prophecy, warrior, sacrifice ...
Time: ancient history, 16th century
Place: central america, mexico
Is relevant ?
 7.5
 303K
Total Recall (1990)
Genre: Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Construction worker Douglas Quaid discovers a memory chip in his brain during a virtual-reality trip. He also finds that his past has been invented to conceal a plot of planetary domination. Soon, he's off to Mars to find out who he is and who ...
Style: futuristic, twists and turns, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, future dystopia, mars, secret agents, secret agent, space colony, outer space, memory loss, chase, conspiracy, resistance, false memory ...
Time: future, 1990s, 90s, 21st century, 80s
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 6.0
 35K
Overboard (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A spoiled, wealthy yacht owner is thrown overboard and becomes the target of revenge from his mistreated employee. A remake of the 1987 comedy.
Style: funny, romantic, light, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: date night
Plot: happy ending, rich, amnesia, memory loss, family life, social differences, family relations, wealth, revenge, love, yacht, romance ...
Time: 2010s
Place: oregon
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From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Seth Gecko and his younger brother Richard are on the run after a bloody bank robbery in Texas. They escape across the border into Mexico and will be home-free the next morning, when they pay off the local kingpin. They just have to survive ...
Style: twists and turns, offbeat, scary, bloody, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: vampire, hostage, stripper, priest, brothers, plot twist, crime gone awry, gory, bar fight, crimes, sheriff, anti hero ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: mexico, texas, latin america, usa
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Cindy La Regia (2020)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Mexico
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When Cindy decides that she doesn't want to marry her boyfriend, she runs to Mexico City, where new friendships and unexpected paths teach her that there are so much more possibilities on her life and her talent than she imagines.
Style: sentimental, semi serious, humorous, sweet, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: friendship, life turned upside down, unlikely couple, complex characters, parent child relationship, female protagonist, twentysomething life, character study, love and romance, chance meeting, life philosophy, runaway ...
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Out Of The Clear Blue Sky (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Mexico
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Returning to Earth as an imitator, the legendary Mexican artist Pedro Infante must prove that he is no longer a womanizer to enter paradise.
Style: semi serious, captivating, thought provoking, feel good, humorous
Plot: womanizer, male objectification, redemption, back from the dead, friendship, hopes, awkward situation, machismo, fish out of water, afterlife, destiny, self confidence ...
Is relevant ?
Blade Runner 2049 (2017)
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Canada, Hungary, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 164 min.
Story: Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K, unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what's left of society into chaos. K's discovery leads him on a quest to find Rick Deckard, ...
Style: futuristic, tech noir, suspense, melancholic, enigmatic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: cyberpunk, neo noir, artificial intelligence, genetics, bounty hunter, dark future, main character dies, ex soldier, investigation, inventor, freedom fighter, mission ...
Time: future, near future, 2040s, year 1966
Place: los angeles, las vegas, san diego california, california
Is relevant ?
 7.8
 1.1M
Titanic (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico, Australia, Canada
Duration: 194 min.
Story: 84 years later, a 101-year-old woman named Rose DeWitt Bukater tells the story to her granddaughter Lizzy Calvert, Brock Lovett, Lewis Bodine, Bobby Buell and Anatoly Mikailavich on the Keldysh about her life set in April 10th 1912, on a ship called ...
Style: sentimental, romantic, emotional, based on true events, dramatic ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night, teens
Plot: tragic love, love and romance, opposites attract, romance, love, love story, ship, fall in love, titanic, forbidden love, drowning, iceberg ...
Time: 20th century, 1910s, edwardian era, year 1996, 1990s ...
Place: atlantic ocean, england, new york
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 5.3
 24K
The Witches (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: USA, Mexico, UK
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In late 1967, a young orphaned boy goes to live with his loving grandma in the rural Alabama town of Demopolis. As the boy and his grandmother encounter some deceptively glamorous but thoroughly diabolical witches, she wisely whisks him away to a ...
Style: psychotronic
Plot: talking animals, mouse, witch, community, grandmother grandson relationship, evil woman, coven, female villain, villainess, female antagonist, orphan, conspiracy ...
Time: year 1967, 1960s, 60s
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