Movies about Mexico

List of the best movies about Mexico, selected by visitors to our site: Sundown, The Mule, The Devil's in the Details, Mr. Pig, Honey, Flower, The Golden Dream, Dinoshark, DeadTectives, Get the Gringo.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Sundown (2016)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genreaction, comedy, melodrama, drama, adventure
CountryMexico, USA
Duration01:07
CharactersGangsters, Friends
PlotTravel, Passion, Friendship, Happiness, Fate
PlaceMexico
StyleFascinating

High school seniors Logan and Blake prepare for an epic Spring Break as they travel to the beautiful and exotic Mexican beach resort of Puerto Vallarta hoping to hook up with their high school crushes. Surrounded by hot girls in teeny bikinis, the guys are truly in heaven. After meeting at a club, Logan falls for a mysterious local beauty named Gaby but then realizes the next morning, when his grandfather’s Rolex watch is missing, that she was after more than just his heart.

The Mule (2018)
Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Canada
Duration01:56
CharactersDogs, Lesbians, Gangsters, Special Forces, Bikers
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Motorcycles, Money, Investigation
PlacePrison, Party, Mexico
StyleUnexpected ending, Exciting, For men, Disturbing

Earl Stone, a man in his eighties, is broke, alone, and facing foreclosure of his business when he is offered a job that simply requires him to drive. Easy enough, but, unbeknownst to Earl, he's just signed on as a drug courier for a Mexican cartel. He does so well that his cargo increases exponentially, and Earl hit the radar of hard-charging DEA agent Colin Bates.

The Devil's in the Details (2013)
Markimdb: 3.8
Genrethriller
CountryUSA
PlotRivalry
PlaceMexico, USA
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Heavy, Tense

7 minutes from now in Nogales, Arizona, Thomas Conrad's life will forever change when he gets caught up in a Mexican cartels poetic game of drug mule chess.

Mr. Pig (2016)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genredrama
CountryMexico
PlotTravel
PlaceMexico
StyleSerious

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.

Honey (2013)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama
CountryItaly, France
CharactersDisabled people, Terminally ill
PlotDeath
PlaceSea, Aircraft, Italy, Beach, Mexico
StyleGloomy, Touching, Serious

Irene, nicknamed 'Miele', has devote herself to people looking for help, and tries to alleviate their suffering even when they make extreme decisions. One day she has to cope with Grimaldi and his invisible malaise.

Flower (2018)
Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, drama, crime
CountryUSA
Duration02:12
CharactersDogs, Teens, Teachers, Fathers, Girlfriends
PlotDancing, Revenge, Money, Friendship, Computers
PlacePrison, Mexico, USA, Casino
StyleNetflix, Tense, Touching

Rebellious, quick-witted Erica Vandross is a 17-year-old firecracker living with her single mom, Laurie, and her mom's new boyfriend, Bob, in L.A.'s San Fernando Valley. When Bob's mentally unbalanced son, Luke, arrives from rehab to live with the family, Erica finds her domestic and personal life overwhelmed. With Luke and her sidekicks Kala and Claudine in tow, Erica acts out by exposing a high school teacher's dark secret.

The Golden Dream (2013)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama
CountryMexico, Spain, Guatemala
Duration01:50
CharactersTeens, Friends
PlotSoccer, Life, Friendship, Inheritance, Family life
PlaceTrains, Party, France, Mexico
StyleSoulful, Heavy, Touching

A group of Central-American teen-agers depart from the slums of Guatemala City escaping poverty and violence, towards the promised land of California.

Dinoshark (2010)
Markimdb: 3.1
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, comedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:32
CharactersSharks, Heroes
PlotSwimming
PlaceBeach, Helicopters, Arctic, Mexico
StyleExciting, Serious, Disturbing

The film opens with a baby dinoshark swimming away from a broken chunk of Arctic glacier that calved due to global warming. Three years later, the dinoshark is a ferocious predatory adult and kills tourists and locals offshore from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. The protagonist, Trace, is first to notice the Dinoshark and witnesses his friend get eaten, but has trouble convincing people that a creature of such antiquity is still alive and eating people.

DeadTectives (2019)
Markimdb: 6
Genrehorror, comedy
CountryUSA
CharactersDemons
PlotPassion, Obsession, Friendship, Supernatural, Ghosts
PlaceMexico, Mansions
StyleLight, Depressive

A team of reality TV paranormal investigators go to Mexico's most haunted house in the pursuit of better ratings. However, when the true dark secrets of the mansion begin to reveal themselves, the hapless team quickly discover that this house is no hoax. With zero genuine ghost-hunting experience, they have to figure out how to stop the ghosts and escape the house with their lives.

Get the Gringo (2012)
Markimdb: 7
Genreaction, drama, crime
CountryUSA, Mexico
Duration01:36
CharactersThieves, Tough guys
PlotSkirmishes
PlacePrison, Mexico

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.

El Infierno (2010)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genreaction, comedy, drama, western, crime
CountryMexico
Duration02:25
CharactersMafia, Gangsters
PlotDeath, Political
PlaceMexico, Small cities
StyleHeavy, Black humor

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 fun. But very soon he will discover that criminal life does not always keep its promises.

Promise at Dawn (2017)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genremelodrama, drama, military, biography
CountryFrance, Belgium
Duration02:10
CharactersHorses, Artists, Jews, Military, Writers
PlotOn real events, Dancing, Weapon, Snow
PlaceSea, Aircraft, Trains, Africa, France
TimeWorld War II
StyleTouching

From his childhood in Poland to his adolescence in Nice to his years as a student in Paris and his tough training as a pilot during World War II, this tragi-comedy tells the romantic story of Romain Gary, one of the most famous French novelists and sole writer to have won the Goncourt Prize for French literature two times.

True Story (2015)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrethriller, drama
CountryUSA
Duration02:34
CharactersKillers, Police, Writers, Journalists
PlotOn real events, Death, Justice
PlacePrison, Court, Mexico, USA, New York
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Fascinating

A drama centered around the relationship between journalist Michael Finkel and Christian Longo, an FBI Most Wanted List murderer who for years lived outside the U.S. under Finkel's name.

Welcome to Acapulco (2019)
Markimdb: 4.2
Genreaction, thriller, comedy
CountryMexico
Duration01:28
CharactersCIA, Hired assassins, Programmers, Criminals, Smugglers
PlotAdventure
PlaceMexico

When Matt Booth sets off to meet his fiance for a foreign wedding he couldn't have imagined the dangerous world he was about to step into. Betrayed and set up, Matt finds himself on the run from the CIA and hired mercenaries, all looking for a package that he has supposedly smuggled through customs. Hunted on all sides, Matt is aided by Agent Adriana Vasquez, a femme fatale with orders of her own to follow.

Roma (2018)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genredrama
CountryMexico
Duration02:03
CharactersDogs, Animals, Family, Trainers, Maids
PlotMartial Arts, Cars, Relationship, Earthquake, Death
PlaceSea, Aircraft, Ocean, Beach, Mexico
StyleOscars, Fascinating, Heavy, Makes me think, Touching

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

The Infiltrator (2016)
Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, drama, crime, biography
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:34
CharactersMafia, Gangsters, Brides
PlotOn real events, Money, Investigation, Death, Justice
PlaceMexico, USA
StyleAction, Tense

A U.S Customs official uncovers a massive money laundering scheme involving Pablo Escobar.

Heli (2013)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrethriller, melodrama, drama, crime
CountryMexico, Netherlands, Germany, France
Duration01:45
CharactersPolice
PlotLove, Adventure, Travel, Revenge, Missing people
PlaceMexico, Small cities
StyleAction, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Heavy, Depressive

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.

Search Party (2014)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrecomedy, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:29
CharactersFriends
PlotWedding, False accusations
PlaceMexico
StyleLight, For men

Two oafs must rescue their stranded pal in Mexico.

Gringo (2018)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, comedy, drama, crime
CountryAustralia, USA, Mexico
Duration01:31
CharactersBusinessmen
PlotSkirmishes, Abduction
PlaceMexico
StyleExciting, Black humor, For men

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.

Museo (2018)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genredrama, crime
CountryMexico
Duration01:54
CharactersStudents, Actors
PlotOn real events, Robbery, Friendship
PlaceMexico
TimeNew Year
StyleAction, Fascinating, Tense, Makes me think

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.




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