Best Spanish Movies

This page is updated regularly. Subscribe, so you don't miss new recommendations. The list of "Best Spanish Movies" contains films with the following parameters. Style: serious, suspense, suspenseful, realistic, intense and psychological. Plot: blood, death, murder, photograph, flashback, revenge, corpse, female nudity, chase and friendship. Genre: Drama, Thriller and Mystery. Country: Spain, USA and UK.
Best Spanish Movies
Best Spanish Movies
TOP Movies: Below Zero (2021), The Platform (2019), The Invisible Guest (2016), Wonder Woman 1984 (2020), The Skin I Live In (2011), [Rec] (2007), Three Steps Above Heaven (2010), Voces (2020), Mirage (2018), Terminator (2019), The Body (2012), Ferdinand (2017), I Want You (2012), Sleep Tight (2011), The Occupant (2020), Talk to Her (2002), 28 Weeks Later (2007), [Rec] 2 (2009), Pan's Labyrinth (2006), The Kill Team (2019).

List of Best Movies

 6.2
 11K
Below Zero (2021)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When a prisoner transfer van is attacked, the cop in charge must fight those inside and outside while dealing with a silent foe: the icy temperatures.
Plot: prisoner transport, revenge, rapist, person on fire, convict, car accident, cold, police, pubic hair, strip search, nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity
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 7.0
 167K
The Platform (2019)
Genre: Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Two people per level. An unknown number of levels. A platform with food for all of them. Are you one of those who think too much when they are up? Or of those who have no guts when they are down? If you discover it too late, you will not live out of ...
Style: disturbing, suspense, suspenseful, futuristic, ambiguous ending ...
Plot: struggle for survival, fear, confined, cannibalism, social differences, food shortage, prison, rivalry, existentialism, social relations, danger, secrets ...
Time: future
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The Invisible Guest (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: "The Invisible Guest” turns on a young businessman who wakes up in a hotel room locked from the inside with the dead body of his lover next to him. He hires a prestigious lawyer, and over one night they work together to clarify what happened ...
Style: surprise ending, suspense, psychological, psychotronic, tricky
Plot: uncover truth, interrogation, death, false accusation, female lawyer, suspect, lawyer, murder suspect, moral dilemma, marriage, infidelity, businessman ...
Place: spain, barcelona, barcelona spain
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Wonder Woman 1984 (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Spain
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Wonder Woman comes into conflict with the Soviet Union during the Cold War in the 1980s and finds a formidable foe by the name of the Cheetah.
Style: intense, entertaining, suspense, emotional, twists and turns ...
Plot: superhero, greek mythology, wonder woman character, female protagonist, strong female lead, superhuman powers, girl power, hand to hand combat, princess, supernatural power, superheroine, courage ...
Time: 80s, year 1984
Place: washington d.c., moscow russia, new york, london, cairo egypt
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The Skin I Live In (2011)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A brilliant plastic surgeon creates a synthetic skin that withstands any kind of damage. His guinea pig: a mysterious and volatile woman who holds the key to his obsession.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, twists and turns, disturbing, thought provoking ...
Plot: gender bending, mad scientist, twists & turns, rape, sexual perversion, physical appearance, obsession, insanity, plastic surgery, skin, betrayal, vengeance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2006, year 2012
Place: spain, europe
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 7.4
 166K
[Rec] (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 78 min.
Story: A television reporter and cameraman follow emergency workers into a dark apartment building and are quickly locked inside with something terrifying.
Style: scary, bleak, suspenseful, rough, tense ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: found footage, trapped, videotaping, infected, quarantine, danger, zombie, plague, shooting, characters in danger, handheld camera, chaos ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, usa, europe
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Three Steps Above Heaven (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Story of two young people who belong to different worlds. It is the chronicle of a love improbable, almost impossible but inevitable dragging in a frantic journey they discover the first great love. Babi (Maria Valverde) is a girl from upper-middle ...
Style: emotional, touching, serious, dramatic, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, teen drama, teens
Plot: teenage love, opposites attract, love, youth, young people, first love, young love, fall in love, couple relations, couples, love and romance, troublemaker ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, spain
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 6.1
 9K
Voces (2020)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Daniel, Sara and their only son Eric are a happy family that move to an old house in the country. Working as home restaurateurs, Daniel and Sara plans for restoring and sale the house after the job be done change drastically when the own Eric is ...
Style: twist ending, suspenseful, dark, suspense, scary ...
Plot: supernatural, investigation, hallucination, ghost, moving, demon, old house, camera, haunted house, delusion, family, family problems ...
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 7.4
 42K
Mirage (2018)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 128 min.
Story: On November 9, 1989 (the same day that Wall of Berlin falls), Nico is a 12 years old boy passionate to videotape himself playing guitar, being care lovely by her single mother María. This same night, when starts a 72-hours storm, Nico watches a ...
Style: suspense, exciting, psychological, disturbing, suspenseful ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: parallel universe, uncover truth, mother daughter relationship, thunderstorm, car, thunder, mystery, chase, girl, police investigation, infidelity, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, 80s, 2000s, year 2001, year 1989 ...
Place: spain
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 6.2
 151K
Terminator (2019)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Spain, Hungary
Duration: 128 min.
Story: The sixth film in the "Terminator" series will pick up where the second film left off, ignoring all the subsequent sequels.
Style: futuristic, exciting, suspense, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: androids and robots, time travel, technology, cyberpunk, gunfight, cyborgs, killer robot, hand to hand combat, artificial intelligence, terminator, robot, androids ...
Time: future, 2020s, year 1998, 1990s, 2010s ...
Place: mexico city, mexico, guatemala, texas
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 7.6
 58K
The Body (2012)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A woman’s body disappears mysteriously from the morgue without a trace. Police inspector Jaime Peña investigates the strange occurrence with the help of Álex Ulloa, the widower of the missing woman.
Style: surprise ending, twists and turns, suspenseful, tense, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, crimes, investigation, missing person, mystery, uncover truth, morgue, haunted by the past, infidelity, adultery, love, spouse killer ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: barcelona, spain
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 6.7
 49K
Ferdinand (2017)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Ferdinand, a little bull, prefers sitting quietly under a cork tree just smelling the flowers versus jumping around, snorting, and butting heads with other bulls. As Ferdinand grows big and strong, his temperament remains mellow, but one day five ...
Style: touching, exciting, stylized, humorous
Audience: kids
Plot: friendship, talking animals, countryside, bull, animals, farm, pacifist, kindness, girl, escape, village, adaptation ...
Place: spain, europe, madrid
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 6.9
 14K
I Want You (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Sequel to "Three Steps Above Heaven". The sexy Gin (Clara Lago) is the new love of Hache (Mario Casas), but this can not forget his former girlfriend (Maria Valverde), so the love triangle is inevitable.
Style: sentimental, touching, emotional, realistic, serious
Audience: teens, date night
Plot: love affair, love triangle, teenage love, loss of friend, fall in love, street racing, haunted by the past, starting over, love and romance, romance, friendship, rebel ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: spain, madrid
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 7.2
 39K
Sleep Tight (2011)
Genre: Drama, 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: tense, suspenseful, psychological, serious, realistic ...
Plot: stalking, domestic disturbance, obsession, apartment building, home invasion, blackmail, concierge, caretaker, downfall, unlikely criminals, danger, woman in danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: barcelona, spain, europe, barcelona spain
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 6.3
 14K
The Occupant (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 103 min.
Story: An unemployed executive is forced to sell his apartment. When he discovers that he still has the keys, he becomes obsessed with the family that now lives there and decides to recover the life he has lost, at any price.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, tense, psychological ...
Plot: couple relations, blackmail, unemployed, suspicion, intruder, chambermaid, pedophile, beating, jealousy, couples, sociopath, advertising ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain
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 7.9
 105K
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, self destructing, power of love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: spain, madrid, europe, jordan, latin america
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 7.0
 259K
28 Weeks Later (2007)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: UK, Spain
Duration: 100 min.
Story: In this chilling sequel to 28 Days Later, the inhabitants of the British Isles appear to have lost their battle against the onslaught of disease, as the deadly rage virus has killed every citizen there. Six months later, a group of Americans dare to ...
Style: scary, rough, tense, suspenseful, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, zombie apocalypse, plague, infected, end of the world, post apocalypse, chaos, virus, chaos and mayhem, mutant, deadly virus ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: london, england, europe, paris france
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 6.5
 69K
[Rec] 2 (2009)
Genre: Action, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 85 min.
Story: The action continues from [REC], with the medical officer and a SWAT team outfitted with video cameras are sent into the sealed off apartment to control the situation.
Style: scary, twists and turns, bleak, suspenseful, rough ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: quarantine, trapped, zombie, reporter, heroic mission, supernatural, gory, swat, rescue, danger, virus, religion and supernatural ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: spain, europe
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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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The Kill Team (2019)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Thriller, War
Country: Spain, USA
Duration: 87 min.
Story: When Andrew Briggman—a young soldier in the US invasion of Afghanistan—witnesses other recruits killing innocent civilians under the direction of a sadistic Sergeant, he considers reporting them to higher-ups. However, the heavily-armed and ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, tense, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: behind enemy lines, moral dilemma, military, war crime, soldier, gunfight, murder, deception, machismo, heroes, brutality, heroism ...
Place: afghanistan
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 7.6
 95K
To Return (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Raimunda (Penélope Cruz) works and lives Madrid with her husband Paco and daughter Paula. Her sister Sole (Lola Dueñas) lives nearby and they both miss their mother Irene (Carmen Maura), who died several years ago in a house fire along with their ...
Style: twists and turns, emotional, humorous, psychological, touching ...
Plot: loneliness, death, secret, ghost, village, family relations, haunted by the past, parents and children, life is a bitch, women, uncover truth, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: madrid, spain, europe, barcelona spain, barcelona ...
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 7.3
 31K
Marshland (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, 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: serious, suspenseful, twists and turns, suspense, unusual plot structure ...
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, investigation, crime, partners, kidnapping, crimes, disappearance, sadism, partners against crime, woman in danger, murder ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1980
Place: spain
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Palm Trees in the Snow (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 163 min.
Story: Kilian is a young man who has never left the mountains of Huesca which saw him grow up. In 1953 he will travel to the exotic island of Fernando Poo to work in a cacao field alongside his father and his brother. During 20 years in this island he will ...
Style: multicultural, captivating, serious, touching, realistic
Plot: interracial couple, colonialism, racism, family secret, sibling relationship, forbidden love, unrequited love, sex on the beach, death of father, interracial relations, ancestry, colony ...
Time: 60s, 1960s, 50s, 1950s, 70s ...
Place: spain
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 7.3
 9K
Champions (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Family, Sport
Country: Spain
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A basketball coach is sentenced to community service, forced to work with a team of mentally disabled players.
Style: sincere, inspirational, touching, motivational, humorous ...
Plot: overcoming, human relationship, basketball, basketball coach, husband wife relationship, husband wife conflict, loss of job, mentally challenged, ambition, against the odds, rivalry, friendship ...
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 6.2
 36K
Veronica (2017)
Genre: Horror
Country: Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Madrid, 1990s. After making a Ouija with friends, a teenager is besieged by dangerous supernatural presences that threaten to harm her whole family. Inspired by terrifying police files never solved.
Style: scary, psychotronic, disturbing, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: ouija board, possession, supernatural, nightmare, solar eclipse, crucifix, widow, demonic possession, blind woman, family, ouija, teenage girl ...
Time: 1990s, 90s, year 1991
Place: spain, madrid
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 6.6
 3K
Adu (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Spain
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In a desperate attempt to reach Europe and crouched before an airstrip in Cameroon, a six-year-old boy and his older sister wait to sneak into the holds of an airplane. Not too far away, an environmental activist contemplates the terrible image of ...
Plot: tribe, prostitution, bicycle, discussion, childhood, lawyer, immigration, doctor, frontier, national park, travel, boat ...
Place: africa, spain, senegal
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The Wedding Unplanner (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Spain
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Marina is a woman in her thirties who works organizing weddings. Not because she is an inveterate romantic just because, as she says, "when people are in love, they don't care about money". Unlike her customers, she enjoys a life ...
Style: semi serious, feel good, light, entertaining, neo screwball comedy ...
Plot: adultery, wedding, father in law, love triangle, family relations, fiance fiancee relationship, island, cheating wife, arranged marriage, friends who hate each other, relationship vs career, looking for love ...
Place: spain, madrid
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 7.2
 59K
Timecrimes (2007)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Spain
Duration: 92 min.
Story: A man accidentally gets into a time machine and travels back in time nearly an hour. Finding himself will be the first of a series of disasters of unforeseeable consequences.
Style: suspenseful, twist ending, exciting, twists and turns, suspense ...
Plot: time travel, time loop, time machine, plot twist, mysterious character, disorder, stalking, threat, chases and races, surrealism, scientist, ordinary person ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: spain, europe
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 7.1
 29K
Julieta (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: 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, sentimental, art house, thought provoking, colourful ...
Plot: mother daughter relationship, guilt, loneliness, depression, mother daughter estrangement, secret, childhood, death, psychology, friendship, death of husband, hospital ...
Time: 1990s, 80s, 90s, 2010s
Place: spain, madrid, galicia, portugal
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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: sexy, philosophical, sexual, captivating, romantic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, polyamory, bohemian life, fall in love, seduction, self fulfillment, sexual exploration, sexuality, love affair, artist, romance, love and romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: barcelona, spain, europe, barcelona spain, catalonia ...
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