Spanish movies

List of the best Spanish movies selected by visitors to our site: The Invisible Guest, Lope, The Healer, The Others, The Platform, Three Steps Above Heaven, Open Your Eyes, The People Upstairs, The Body, Buried.

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

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountrySpain
Duration01:49
CharactersKillers, Lawyers, Businessmen, Detectives
PlotInvestigation, Death
PlaceCourt, Spain
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Tense

"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 in a frenetic race against time.

Markimdb: 6
Genredrama, biography, history
CountrySpain, Brazil, France
Duration01:30
CharactersWriters, Womanizers, Poets
PlotLove triangle, Funeral
PlaceSpain
Time16th century
StyleFascinating, Smart, Serious

A chronicle of the life of Spanish playwright and poet Lope de Vega, who dominated Spain's early Golden Age of Theater in the 16th century. Lope returns home from war and enters the theater world when a producer's beautiful daughter takes a shine to him. They embark on a passionate affair as his plays begin to win popular acclaim.

Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama, family
CountrySpain, Canada, USA
Duration02:56
CharactersDogs, Teens, Twins, FBI, Brothers
PlotLove, Friendship, Cancer, Mystery, Gifts
PlaceVillage
StyleLight, To cry, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching

The film follows a man with an unwanted gift for healing who meets a teenager with cancer who helps him to find himself.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrehorror, thriller, detective
CountrySpain, USA, France, Italy
Duration01:44
CharactersClairvoyants
PlotSuperpowers, Supernatural, Life after death, Ghosts
PlaceParallel worlds
StyleUnexpected ending, Atmospheric, Smart, Tense, Gloomy

Grace is a religious woman who lives in an old house kept dark because her two children, Anne and Nicholas, have a rare sensitivity to light. When the family begins to suspect the house is haunted, Grace fights to protect her children at any cost in the face of strange events and disturbing visions.

Markimdb: 7
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama
CountrySpain
CharactersCannibals
PlotSurvival, Revolution, Recurring day, Cold, Hunger
PlacePrison, Kitchen
TimeFuture
StylePhilosophical, Deep Meaning, Tense, Gloomy, Makes me think

A mysterious place, an indescribable prison, a deep hole. An unknown number of levels. Two inmates living on each level. A descending platform containing food for all of them. An inhuman fight for survival, but also an opportunity for solidarity.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, melodrama, drama
CountrySpain
Duration02:03
CharactersDifficult teens
PlotLove, Relationship, Motorcycles, Friendship, First love
StyleTouching, Serious, Numbers in the title

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 class that is educated in goodness and innocence . Hache (Mario Casas) is a rebellious boy, impulsive, unconscious, has a appetite for risk and danger embodied in endless fights and illegal motorbike races, the limit of common sense

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrefantastic, thriller, melodrama, drama, detective
CountryIsrael, Spain, France, Italy
Duration01:57
CharactersPsychiatrists
PlotLove, Travel, Virtual Reality, Love triangle, Jealousy
PlaceParty
StylePsychological problems, Action, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Tense

A very handsome man finds the love of his life, but he suffers an accident and needs to have his face rebuilt by surgery after it is severely disfigured.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genrecomedy
CountrySpain

Julio and Ana have been together for more than fifteen years. They have become a couple who no longer look at nor touch one another, and who have made daily fighting the essence of their relationship. This evening, Ana has invited their upstairs neighbors to come round, Salva and Laura, a couple younger than them, pleasant and friendly, but whose noises are now an annoyance for Julio and Ana... or perhaps a stimulus? The upstairs neighbors will make them an unusual and surprising proposal which will turn the evening into an exaggerated and cathartic experience for all four.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, crime, detective
CountrySpain
Duration01:48
CharactersLovers
PlotLove, Revenge, Investigation, Mystery, Missing people
PlacePrison
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Serious

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.

Markimdb: 7
Genrethriller, drama, detective
CountrySpain, United Kingdom, USA, France
Duration01:35
PlotSurvival, Abduction, Investigation, Fear
PlaceIraq, Closed Space
StylePsychological problems, Action, Smart, Tense, Serious

Paul is a U.S. truck driver working in Iraq. After an attack by a group of Iraqis he wakes to find he is buried alive inside a coffin. With only a lighter and a cell phone it's a race against time to escape this claustrophobic death trap.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama
CountrySpain, Thailand, USA
Duration01:49
CharactersFamily, Parents
PlotLove, On real events, Survival, Disasters, Tsunami
PlaceOcean
StyleSad ones, Fascinating, Heartbreaking

In December 2004, close-knit family Maria, Henry and their three sons begin their winter vacation in Thailand. But the day after Christmas, the idyllic holiday turns into an incomprehensible nightmare when a terrifying roar rises from the depths of the sea, followed by a wall of black water that devours everything in its path. Though Maria and her family face their darkest hour, unexpected displays of kindness and courage ameliorate their terror.

Markimdb: 6.2
Genreaction, thriller, drama, crime, detective
CountrySpain
PlotTravel, Passion
StyleTense, Serious, Disturbing

A good-natured man has an unexpected deadly confrontation. Instincts kick in to clean up the mess caused in the name of self-defense but does one really get away free after killing someone?

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrethriller, drama, crime
CountrySpain, USA
Duration02:00
CharactersDoctors, Scientists, Surgeons
PlotLove, Abduction, Revenge, Obsession, Experiments
PlaceHospitals
StylePsychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Smart, Creepy

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.

Duration01:41

A single mother in Madrid sees her only son die on his birthday as he runs to seek an actress' autograph. Beside herself with grief, she returns to Barcelona to tell the boy's father about the death of the son he never knew he had.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountrySpain, USA
Duration01:36
CharactersLesbians, Artists, Photographers, Girlfriends, Artists
PlotLove, Time travel, Treason, Passion, Friendship
PlaceSpain
StyleTo cry, Philosophical

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.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genrecomedy, adventure, family, cartoon
CountrySpain, United Kingdom
CharactersDogs, Teachers, Santa Claus, Friends, Mice
PlotLove, Fight, Friendship, Snow, Cold
PlaceIslands, Ships, Small cities
TimeNew Year, 19th century
StylePopular, Soulful, Makes me think

When Jesper distinguishes himself as the Postal Academy's worst student, he is sent to Smeerensburg, a small village located on an icy island above the Arctic Circle, where grumpy inhabitants barely exchange words, let alone letters. Jesper is about to give up and abandon his duty as a postman when he meets local teacher Alva and Klaus, a mysterious carpenter who lives alone in a cabin full of handmade toys.

Markimdb: 7.5
Genredrama
CountrySpain, France
Duration01:26
CharactersGay, Artists, Actors, Poor, Directors
PlotDancing, Fight, Loneliness, First love, Depression
PlaceVillage, School
StylePsychological problems, Soulful, Fascinating, Touching

Salvador Mallo, a filmmaker in the twilight of his career, remembers his life: his mother, his lovers, the actors he worked with. The sixties in a small village in Valencia, the eighties in Madrid, the present, when he feels an immeasurable emptiness, facing his mortality, the incapability of continuing filming, the impossibility of separating creation from his own life. The need of narrating his past can be his salvation.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrethriller, drama, crime, detective
CountrySpain, France, Italy, Argentina, Germany
Duration02:01
PlotLove, Relationship, Wedding, Investigation, Mystery
PlaceSpain, Estate

Laura, a Spanish woman living in Buenos Aires, returns to her hometown outside Madrid with her Argentinian husband and children. However, the trip is upset by unexpected events that bring secrets into the open.

Markimdb: 7
Genrecomedy, drama, adventure
CountrySpain
CharactersTeens
PlotTravel, Cars, Friendship
PlaceSchool, Hotels, Spain
StyleSoulful, Gloomy, Touching, Serious

Spain, 1966. An English teacher who travels to Almería when he hears that John Lennon is making a film there befriends with a 16-year-old boy who has run away from home and a young girl who also seems to be running away from something.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrefantastic, thriller, drama, detective
CountrySpain
Duration01:47
CharactersFamily, Surgeons, Nurses
PlotTime travel, Cars, Chase, Mystery
PlaceSchool, Trains, Parallel worlds, Psychiatric hospitals
StyleExciting, Psychological problems, Tense, For men, Disturbing

During a mysterious thunderstorm, Vera, a young mother, manages to save a life in danger, but her good deed causes a disturbing chain of unexpected consequences.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genrecomedy, drama
CountrySpain, France, Italy
Duration01:48
PlotFriendship
PlaceSpain
StyleTouching

After the closure of their shipyard in Northern Spain, a few former workers: Santa, José, Lino, Amador, Sergei and Reina keep in touch. They meet mainly at a bar owned by their former colleague Rico. Santa is the most superficially confident and the unofficial leader of the group. A court case hangs over him relating to a shipyard lamp he smashed during protest against the closure. José is bitter that his wife, Ana, is employed when he is not. The gap between them is widening and he is fearful that she will leave him for a co-worker. Despite arthritic legs, Ana endures night shifts at a fish factory and thinks her looks are now lost. Not everyone seems to agree including her boss. Lino, an aging family man doggedly pursuing positions beyond his qualifications. The oldest member of the group, Amador, has degenerated into alcoholism after being abandoned by his wife; maintaining an increasingly transparent pretense that his wife will soon return from holiday.

Markimdb: 8
Genredrama, biography
CountrySpain, France, Italy
Duration02:05
CharactersDisabled people, Lawyers
PlotOn real events, Friendship, Depression, Fate, Freedom
PlaceCourt
StylePsychological problems, Philosophical, Makes me think, Touching, Serious

The Sea Inside is about Spaniard Ramón Sampedro, who fought a 30-year campaign to win the right to end his life with dignity. It is the story of Ramón’s relationships with two women: Julia a lawyer who supports his cause, and Rosa, a local woman who wants to convince him that life is worth living.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genremelodrama, drama, detective
CountrySpain
Duration01:32
CharactersDogs, Single mothers, Parents
PlotLove, Obsession, Friendship, Loneliness, Death
PlaceHospitals, Spain
StylePsychological problems, To cry, Vital signs, Makes me think

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.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountrySpain, Mexico
Duration01:45
CharactersPsychologists, Orphans, Clairvoyants
PlotDeath, Supernatural, Life after death, Ghosts, Fear
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Serious

A woman brings her family back to her childhood home, which used to be an orphanage, intent on reopening it. Before long, her son starts to communicate with a new invisible friend.

Markimdb: 8.1
Genrethriller, comedy, drama
CountryArgentina, Spain, France, United Kingdom
Duration02:02
PlotRevenge, Fate, Rivalry
PlaceUSA
StylePsychological problems, Action, Twisted plot, Heavy, Smart

Six short stories that explore the extremities of human behavior involving people in distress.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, drama
CountrySpain, Italy
Duration00:47
CharactersGay, Psychologists, Lawyers, Friends
PlotFriendship, Breakup, Mystery
TimeNight
StyleUnexpected ending, Psychological problems, Twisted plot, Fascinating, Makes me think

Seven friends meet up for dinner on a full moon Friday night and deep secrets will come to the surface, shaking their lives and threatening their relationships.

Markimdb: 5.6
Genrecomedy, musical
CountrySpain
Duration01:30
CharactersGay, Friends, Stewardesses
PlaceAircraft
StyleFancy, Explicit scenes

The film is an ensemble comedy written and directed by Pedro Almodóvar. When it appears as though the end is in sight, the pilots, flight crew, and passengers of a plane heading to Mexico City look to forget the anguish of the moment and face the greatest danger, which we carry within ourselves.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama
CountrySpain
Duration02:08
CharactersNurses
PlotFuneral
PlaceAfrica
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

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 undertake a journey towards maturity and knowledge, but will also have to deal with pain and loss.

Markimdb: 6.4
Genrefantasy, comedy, drama, adventure
CountrySpain, Belgium, France, United Kingdom, Portugal
Duration02:16
CharactersDogs, Horses, Knights, Giants, Gypsies
PlotTime travel, Adventure, Travel, Motorcycles, Death
PlaceVillage, Caves, Helicopters, Spain
TimeMiddle Ages
StyleLight, Atmospheric

Toby, a cynical advertising director finds himself trapped in the outrageous delusions of an old Spanish shoe-maker who believes himself to be Don Quixote. In the course of their comic and increasingly surreal adventures, Toby is forced to confront the tragic repercussions of a film he made in his idealistic youth.

Markimdb: 6.1
Genrecomedy, drama
CountrySpain, France, USA
Duration01:38
CharactersJournalists
PlotLove, Death
PlaceSpain
StyleSoulful, Heavy, Tense, Black humor, Touching

Roberto is an unemployed publicist who achieved success when he thought of a famous slogan: "Coca-Cola, the spark of life." Now he is a desperate man, trying to remember the happy days, back to the hotel where he spent the honeymoon with his wife. However, instead of the hotel, he finds a museum built around the Roman theater in the city. While walking through the ruins, he has an accident, an iron rod sticks into his head and leaves him completely paralyzed. If he tries to move he would die. Roberto becomes the focus of the media, which will change his life ...





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