Spanish movies

List of the best Spanish movies selected by visitors to our site: The Healer, Frozen Silence, Adios, The Liberator, Omnivores, The Silence of the Marsh, The Returned, Down a Dark Hall, Sara's Notebook, Unit 7.

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

The Healer (2017)
Markimdb: 6.3
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama, family
CountrySpain, Canada, USA
CharactersDogs, Teens, Twins, FBI, Brothers
PlotLove, Friendship, Cancer, Mystery, Gifts
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.

Frozen Silence (2011)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genredrama, crime, detective
CountrySpain, Lithuania
CharactersSerial killers, Military, Soldier
PlotWar, Revenge, Rivalry
TimeWorld War II
StyleAction, Serious, Disturbing

In the midst of World War II, a serial murderer appears in the Blue Division, volunteer body of Spanish soldiers who fought on the Russian front with German troops. After finding the body of a Spanish soldier who has been stuck in the shoulder and has a knife inscription ("Look at God looking at you"), an investigation is initiated by the soldier in charge Arturo Andrade (Juan Diego Botto ), police inspector who takes the job with precision and professionalism, aided by Sergeant Estrada (Carmelo Gómez). They begin to suspect that behind this murder dark secrets of the past are hidden .

Adios (2019)
Markimdb: 6.1
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure, crime
PlotRevenge, Cars, Fight, Motorcycles, Money

In Seville, Juan is starting to enjoy his weekends outside of prison when tragedy strikes: his little girl is killed in what looks like an accident.

The Liberator (2013)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountryVenezuela, Spain
CharactersHorses, Heroes, Military
PlotWar, On real events, Revolution, Weapon, Freedom
Time18th century
StyleExciting, Action, Fascinating, Epic, Serious

Bolívar was instrumental in Latin America’s struggle for independence from the Spanish Empire, and is today considered one of the most influential politicians and emancipators in American history. Libertador is told from the viewpoint of Bolívar, portrayed by Ramírez, about his quests and epic military campaigns, which covered twice the territory Alexander the Great conquered, and his vision to unify South America.

Omnivores (2013)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genrehorror, thriller
PlotSurvival, Investigation
StyleHeavy, Serious, For men, Disturbing

Marcos Vela is a prestigious gastronomic journalist who accepts the request of an independent publisher to write an article on the recent emergence of the Clandestine Restaurants.

The Silence of the Marsh (2019)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genrehorror, action, thriller, adventure, crime

A successful, cold-blooded crime novelist gets involved in a kidnapping case while uncovering the corrupt ties between politicians and the local mafia in Valencia, Spain.

The Returned (2013)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrehorror, fantastic, action, thriller, fantasy, drama, adventure, crime
CountrySpain, Canada
PlotApocalypse, Supernatural, Viruses
StyleAction, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

In a post-zombie world, where the infected live normal lives, their retroviral drug is running out.

Down a Dark Hall (2018)
Markimdb: 5.1
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, drama, detective
CountrySpain, USA
CharactersTeens, Mathematicians, Difficult teens
PlotAdventure, Intrigue, Mystery, Ghosts
PlaceMansions, Boarding school
StyleHeavy, Depressive, Disturbing

Kit, a troubled girl, is sent to the exclusive Blackwood boarding school, where she discovers that only four other female students have been admitted to learn the four pillars of knowledge under the ominous wing of the mysterious headmistress Madame Duret.

Sara's Notebook (2018)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrethriller, drama, adventure, detective
CharactersLifeguards, Lawyers, Businessmen, Sisters, Reporters
PlotAbduction, Investigation, Weapon, Mystery, Missing people
StyleUnexpected ending, Action, Twisted plot, Atmospheric, Serious

Laura has spent years looking for her sister Sara who went missing in the depths of the jungle in the Congo. Neither the NGO she works for, nor the embassy, have news on her whereabouts until a photo appears of Sara in a mining town. Apparently, Sara is being held captive by The Hawk, the fearsome rebel leader who controls the mafias behind the prized mineral coltan.

Unit 7 (2012)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama, adventure
StyleAction, Heavy

Angel, a young intelligent and kind, aims to be a police inspector. Rafael instead is an expeditious, forceful and arrogant policeman. Meanwhile, Miguel and Mateo are part of Group 7, a group of rogue cops ready to do anything to achieve their goals.

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Las Acacias (2011)
Markimdb: 6.9
CountryArgentina, Spain
StyleSoulful, Touching, Serious

Rubén is a middle-aged Argentinian truck driver transporting timber between Paraguay and Buenos Aires. One day, at a truck stop, he picks up a young Paraguayan woman, Jacinta, whom his employer had told to take to Buenos Aires. To Rubén's surprise, Jacinta brings along her five-month-old daughter, Anahí.

Blancanieves (2012)
Markimdb: 7.5
Genrefantasy, drama
CountrySpain, Belgium, France
PlotIntrigue, Fate, Rivalry, Lost memory
StyleAtmospheric, Fascinating, Gothic, Serious

A black and white silent movie, based on the Snow White fairy tale, that is set in a romantic version of 1920s Seville and centered on a female bullfighter.

Coven (2020)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrethriller, drama
CountrySpain, France, Argentina
PlotWitchcraft, Female friendship

French Basque Country, year 1609. The men of a small fishing village have gone to sea. Judge Rostegui, who has been charged by the king with ridding the country of the devil's wiles, arrests Ana and her friends and accuses them of witchcraft.

The Olive Tree (2016)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, drama
CountrySpain, Germany
CharactersOld man

Alma’s family has been producing quality olive oil in the Baix Maestrat area of Spain’s Castellón for generations. Yet changing pressures in the industry have made their traditional practices economically untenable, and the family is now in the mass-production poultry business. Alma’s grandfather has not spoken in years. Sadness envelopes him, and he no longer wants to eat. His sons—Alma’s father and uncle—are impatient with him, but Alma understands her grandfather. She realizes he has been grieving for a thousand-year-old olive tree that the family has uprooted and sold to pay some debts. (A sadly common reality in Castellón at present.) Unable to bear the idea that her grandfather could die without seeing this terrible wrong corrected, Alma undertakes a quixotic mission to locate the tree and return it to the family orchard, so that her grandfather may have peace in his final days.

Grand Piano (2013)
Markimdb: 5.9
Genrethriller, drama, detective, music
CountrySpain, USA
CharactersSnipers, Pianists
PlotMusic, Mystery

Moments before his comeback performance, a concert pianist who suffers from stage fright discovers a note written on his music sheet.

Painless (2012)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrehorror, thriller, fantasy, detective
CountrySpain, France, Portugal
CharactersDogs, Nuns, Puppies
PlotCancer, Mystery
PlacePsychiatric hospitals
StylePsychological problems, Depressive, Serious, Disturbing

Set in Catalonia, Painless weaves two stories: in one, starting during the Spanish Civil War and running through to the '60s, an asylum attempts to rehabilitate children who feel no pain, by teaching them physical suffering. In the second, in the present time, a brilliant neurosurgeon who needs a bone marrow transplant, discovers this dark past when he searches for his biological parents.

Heroic Losers (2019)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrethriller, comedy, drama, adventure, crime, history
CountryArgentina, Spain
PlotRobbery, Cheating

In a town in the Northwest of the province of Buenos Aires, a group of neighbors is organized to recover the economy of the area, but when the corralito is implemented in the country and they suffer a fraud, their hopes disappear. Now, they will unite to recover the lost money and give the blow of their lives to their greatest enemy.

The Time in Between (2013)
Markimdb: 8.3
Genremelodrama, drama, adventure, detective, history
CharactersSpy, Friends, Mothers
PlotRelationship, Friendship
StyleTo cry, Atmospheric, Fascinating

Sira Quiroga is a young Spanish dressmaker engaged to a solid suitor when a suave typewriter salesman upends her life. Spain is being upended by a civil war and the new regime's growing alliances with Nazi Germany. Sira, smart, gutsy and resourceful with a Scarlett O'Hara-like ability to whip up designer duds on a moment's notice, Sira has spunk. Sira gains and loses a small fortune, is dumped by her cad of a lover in Morocco, runs guns to get the cash to start her life anew and becomes couturier to the Nazi wives stationed in Madrid. Urged on by her friend, the real-life British spy Rosalinda Fox, Sira, too, aids the British cause.

Fire Will Come (2019)
Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama, crime
CountrySpain, France, Luxembourg
CharactersDogs, Firefighters, Cows
PlotFight, Water
PlaceVillage, Mountains, Forest, Cemetery

When Amador Coro gets out of prison for having provoked a fire, nobody is waiting for him. He returns to his home town, a small village hidden in the mountains of rural Galicia, to live with his elder mother, Benedicta, and three cows. Life goes on calmly, following the rhythm of the nature. Until the night when a fire devastates the region.

Pain and Glory (2019)
Markimdb: 7.5
CountrySpain, France
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.