Mexican movies

List of the best Mexican movies selected by visitors to our site: The Perfect Dictatorship, Jungle Shuffle, Gringo, The Other Family, We Are What We Are, Abolition of property, The Good Girls, The Similars, Museo, Miss Bala.

In the top there are new films of 2020, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

The Perfect Dictatorship (2014)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryMexico

TV MX, the most powerful Mexican Television Corporation, discloses a scandalous story involving Governor Carmelo Vargas in serious crimes and illicit business. Governor Vargas worried about his political future, decides to clean his image and negotiates a billionaire secret agreement with the owners of the TV Corporation. Carlos Rojo, an ambitious young news producer, and Ricardo Diaz, TV network star reporter, are responsible for making a dirty campaign to change the image the public has of the corrupt Governor and make him, at any cost, a political star and a great presidential candidate. Mexican Television believes that democracy is a farce and has already placed one President... Will they do it again?

Jungle Shuffle (2014)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genreadventure, cartoon
CountryMexico, South Korea, Colombia

In this turbulent jungle adventure an outcast coati male has to team up with a quirky spider monkey to save a coati princess from the hands of a human poacher and his mysterious client.

Gringo (2018)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, comedy, drama, crime
CountryAustralia, USA, Mexico
Duration01:31

An American businessman with a stake in a pharmaceutical company that's about to go public finds his life is thrown into turmoil by an incident in Mexico.

The Other Family (2011)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama
CountryMexico
Duration01:40

Jean Paul and Chema have been together ten years. They have successful careers, a comfortable home and many friends. But that's all turned turned upside down when close friend Ivana rescues Hendrix from his broken home and asks them to care for the boy. Hendrix's mother Nina is a drug addict who suffers at the hands of her abusive partner Patrick. The men begin to consider making Hendrix part of their family. ~ Baseline StudioSystems

We Are What We Are (2010)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrehorror, drama
CountryMexico
Duration01:30

A middle-aged man dies in the street, leaving his widow and three children destitute. The devastated family is confronted not only with his loss but with a terrible challenge - how to survive. For they are cannibals. They have always existed on a diet of human flesh consumed in bloody ritual ceremonies... and the victims have always been provided by the father. Now that he is gone, who will hunt? Who will lead them? How will they sate their horrific hunger? The task falls to the eldest son, Alfredo, a teenage misfit who seems far from ready to accept the challenge... But without human meat the family will die.

Abolition of property (2013)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genredrama
CountryMexico
Duration01:26

(In a dark basement) Norma hears the faint voice of Everio and her own, from an Ampex vintage tape recorder. They have been talking incessantly, and *oftentimes the taped conversations coincide with their *chats. The only thing troubling Norma is that until that day, she and Everio had never met and the last she heard was Everio strangling her.

The Good Girls (2019)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama
CountryMexico

A well-to-do socialite and her husband must wrestle with the impact of Mexico's 1982 economic crisis.

The Similars (2015)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrefantastic, thriller
CountryMexico

A science fiction thriller that takes place in 1968's Mexico and deals with identity in a metaphorical way, as the plot involves a mysterious condition that makes all persons locked inside a bus station on a rainy night to adopt the same face and features.

Museo (2018)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, crime
CountryMexico
Duration01:54

Mexico, 1985. Juan and Wilson, two perennial Veterinary students, perpetrate an audacious heist in the National Museum of Anthropology, running away with a loot of more than hundred invaluable pieces of Mayan art, unaware of the consequences of their outrageous act.

Miss Bala (2011)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime
CountryMexico
Duration01:53

The story of a young woman clinging on to her dream to become a beauty contest queen in a Mexico dominated by organized crime.

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New Order (2020)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genredrama
CountryMexico, France

In the near future, a popular uprising in Mexico City interrupts a wedding held at the home of a wealthy family. After the riots have been quashed, they discover the bride has gone missing and plea with the military to help locate her.

600 Miles (2015)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genrethriller, drama
CountryMexico, USA

Arnulfo Rubio smuggles weapons from Arizona to Mexico for a drug cartel, but he is being investigated by agent Harris. When agent Harris blows his covers, he and Arnulfo end up in a journey where he will be the hostage of this young criminal.

Dead Drop (2013)
Markimdb: 3.6
Genreaction, thriller, crime
CountryMexico, USA
Duration01:31

After surviving a fall from a plane 3000-feet over the ocean, a former CIA operative turned government contractor re-infiltrates a dangerous North Mexican drug trafficking ring to find his own killer. With his memory unraveling, he descends into a murderous rampage while trying to uncover the truth. Who threw him from the plane? Was it his best friend?

Güeros (2015)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryMexico
Duration01:46

Set amidst the 1999 student strikes in Mexico City, this coming-of-age tale finds two brothers venturing through the city in a sentimental search for an aging legendary musician. Shot in black-and-white, Güeros brims with youthful exuberance.

Roma (2018)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama
CountryMexico
Duration02:03

In 1970s Mexico City, two domestic workers help a mother of four while her husband is away for an extended period of time.

Darker Than Night (2014)
Markimdb: 4.2
Genrehorror
CountryMexico
Duration01:35

When four women move into an old house left by one woman's aunt, strange things begin to happen. Bizarre voices, visions of ghosts, and mysterious noises lead them to discover the darkest powers of evil and a horror and agony beyond terror.

Mr. Pig (2016)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genredrama
CountryMexico

On a mission to sell his last remaining prize hog and reunite with old friends, an aging farmer abandons his foreclosed farm and journeys to Mexico. After smuggling in the hog, his estranged daughter shows up, forcing them to face their past and embark on an adventurous road trip together.

Tequila, historia de una pasión (2011)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryMexico

Tequila in Mexico, 1940s: Honor and dignity come first here. The town is protecting a certain secret. In spite of all prohibitions, Antonio, a respected young landowner, has an affair with Lola, his uncle Vicent's young wife. She is sexually dissatisfied from her older husband. Also butler's young daughter Milagros is in love with him and sees him when he leaves Lola's room after they had sex. She threatens him to disclose the secret.

After Lucia (2012)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama
CountryMexico, France
Duration01:43

Alejandra and her dad Roberto have just moved to town. She is new at school, he has a new job. Starting over is sometimes complicated when you have left so much behind.

Heli (2013)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryMexico, Netherlands, Germany, France
Duration01:45

Heli must try and protect his young family when his 12-year-old sister inadvertently involves them in the brutal drug world. He must battle against the drug cartel that have been angered as well as the corrupt police force.

Nicotina (2003)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genreaction, comedy, drama, crime
CountryMexico, Argentina, Spain

A real-time dark comedy about a science geek who tangles with a clutch of Russian gangsters after he delivers them the wrong computer disk.

Chronic (2015)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama
CountryMexico, France

David is a nurse who works with terminally ill patients. Dedicated to his profession, he develops strong relationships people he cares for. But outside of work, it's a different story altogether.

Detective Conan: Sunflowers of Inferno (2015)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, adventure, cartoon, crime, detective, anime
CountryJapan, Italy, United Kingdom, Mexico, Spain

Conan tries to track down Kaito Kid, who supposedly steals a replica of one of Van Gogh's Sunflowers paintings during an auction.

You're Killing Me Susana (2016)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryMexico

It is the journey of an educated man from Mexico City to the center of the United States, with its rigid society, its frigid winter, but most of all, it is an inner journey to face the contradictions between his love for his wife and the macho baggage he carries with him. It is a voyage of growth, funny and painful.

Revolution (2013)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genreadventure, family, documentary
CountryCanada, Papua New Guinea, Madagascar, Hong Kong, Brazil, Australia, Japan, Mexico, USA, South Africa
Duration01:25

Revolution is a new movie from internationally-acclaimed filmmaker Rob Stewart. A follow-up to his award-winning documentary Sharkwater, this continues his remarkable journey of discovery to find out that what he thought was a shark problem is actually a people problem. As Stewart's battle to save sharks escalates, he uncovers grave dangers threatening not just sharks, but humanity. In an effort to uncover the truth and find the secret to saving our own species, Stewart embarks on a life-threatening adventure through 15 countries, over four years in the making. In the past four years the backdrop of ocean issues has changed completely. Saving sharks will be a pointless endeavor if we are losing everything else in the ocean, not just sharks. Burning fossil fuels is releasing carbon dioxide into the atmosphere; changing the oceans, changing atmospheric chemistry and altering our climate.

Late Phases (2014)
Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror
CountryUSA, Mexico
Duration01:35

When deadly attacks from the forests beset a secluded retirement community, it is up to a grizzled veteran to figure what the residents are hiding.

Bad Girls (2007)
Markimdb: 5.3
Genrecomedy, family
CountryMexico
Duration01:40

A rebellious teen butts heads with the teachers at an all-girl charm school in Mexico City.

For Greater Glory: The True Story of Cristiada (2012)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, western, military, history
CountryMexico
Duration02:25

A chronicle of the Cristeros War (1926-1929), which was touched off by a rebellion against the Mexican government's attempt to secularize the country.

Veronica (2017)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountryMexico

A female Psychologist who has stopped practicing medicine, decides to take the case of Veronica de la Serna, a young woman whose previous therapist has mysteriously disappeared.

The Chosen Ones (2015)
Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama
CountryMexico, France

Sofia, 14 years old, is in love with Ulises. Because of him, in spite of him, she is forced into a prostitution network in Mexico. To set her free, Ulises will have to find another girl to replace her. Adapted from Jorge Volpi’s novel, set in the world of juvenile prostitution.




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