Last updated June 03, 2023
Based on the true story of a now-grown Oscar Torres, this moving film (set in El Salvador in the mid-1980s) follows the drama of a young boy who must choose between enlisting in the Salvadoran army or joining up with a band of guerrillas. Director Luis Mandoki presents a society of innocent victims who are caught in a blinding cross fire, a life-or-death environment in which survival is a daily struggle.
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This extremely violent, darkly comic film centers on Benny, an ordinary man thrust into the vices and violence of the Mexican drug trade. While he enjoys his new lifestyle, Benny soon begins to question what he has become.
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When José dies, he convinces his guardian angel to give him a second chance at life so he can win a singing contest and woo a girl he just met. But he's only got three weeks to achieve his dreams and conquer fate.
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Although 23-year-old Laura lives in the largest city in the world, she's lonely and consumed by the fact that she's going to die on April 30. After joining several optimists who are in the same boat, Laura determines to save a life before she dies.
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The landscape, art and culture of Mexico come to vibrant life in this visual tapestry, set to music by some of the country's greatest performers, including alt-rocker Carla Morrison, ranchera diva Chavela Vargas and pop star Alejandro Fernandez.
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In Mexico in the late 1920s, President Calles institutes a vicious ban on Catholicism that results in many deaths and prompts retired general Gorostieta to join the motley militia groups fighting to preserve religious freedom throughout the country.
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Passionate Tita (Lumi Cavazos) is in love with Pedro (Marco Leonardi), but her controlling mother (Regina Torné) forbids her from marrying him. So when Pedro marries her sister, Tita throws herself into her cooking -- and discovers she can transfer her emotions through the food she prepares. A feast for the senses, this magical romance from director Alfonso Arau was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award and a Golden Globe.
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Hapless in both life and love, Javier plunges into an emotional abyss when his new wife abandons him -- and their plan of a life together in Miami -- in this romantic comedy that follows the slightly off-kilter course of the spurned man's recovery.
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Directed by actor Diego Luna (Y Tu Mamá También, The Terminal), this fascinating documentary chronicles the life and times of the legendary boxer Julio Cesar Chavez, one of the most celebrated fighters of all time. With a career that saw him defeat a collection of world champions, including Hector "Macho" Camacho, Jose Luis Ramirez and several others, Chavez finished his reign boasting 108 wins out of 116 fights, 87 of which were won by KO.
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When the new pastor shakes up the casting in the town nativity play, Agent Jesus Juarez -- a man who's long played the devil -- gets sucked into an epic battle of good vs. evil. Now the bullets are flying as Juarez tries to reclaim his favored role.
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Mexican ringmaster Tino struggles to operate his family's long-running traveling circus in the midst of an economic downturn, while coping with the demands of his fed-up wife and four talented young children in this fascinating documentary.
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This film tells the story of the recovery of 4,500 negatives taken by photographers Robert Capa, Gerda Taro and David Seymour during the Spanish Civil War. The film follows the journey of these negatives to Mexico and their recovery 70 years later.
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This intriguing documentary charts the history of photographer Alberto Korda's iconic portrait of Argentinean revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara, from the moment the picture was taken to its spread as an international symbol of rebellion.
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When two rich teens meet the alluring, older Luisa, they try to impress her with stories of a road trip to a secret beach, then convince her to join them. What follows is an escapade involving seduction, conflict and the harsh realities of poverty.
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When Angela gets pregnant, commitment-phobic Javier proposes to her in this engaging sequel to Que Pena Tu Vida. But Javier's new intern, his boss's daughter, clearly wants more than his guidance, setting his relationship with Angela into a tailspin.
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Diagnosed with terminal prostate cancer, Uxbal -- a divorced father raising two children -- is determined to atone for his life as a black marketeer in this engrossing character study that unfolds in the slums of Barcelona, Spain.
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A con man hires two unemployed actors to play a dangerous prank on a top executive. But they soon discover that the joke is actually on them, and now they're on the run from the police and a cartel of mobsters.
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When the otherwise happy and successful Ricardo develops a case of erectile dysfunction, it creates a crisis in his marriage to Blanca. The couple soon embarks on various schemes to rescue Ricardo's vitality in this romantic comedy.
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Despite his ruthless reputation, the most notorious drug lord in Mexico has one soft spot: his mother. So when she orders him to invade Iraq to rescue his little brother, he assembles a squad of oddball hombres to fulfill his suicidal mission.
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When 9-year-old Abel assumes his absent father's role as man of the house, he garners his family's respect, and life resumes a comfortable rhythm -- until a man arrives at the house, claiming he's the long-lost patriarch.
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Don Plautarco (Ángel Tavira), his son Genaro (Gerardo Taracena) and grandson Lucio (Mario Garibaldi) earn a living as traveling musicians while also smuggling weapons to rebels fighting the country's oppressive regime. But when they return home to find their town occupied by the army and the residents forced into hiding, they make a bold play to recover the ammunition the troops have seized. Francisco Vargas directs.
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In this chilling revenge saga, a doctor rescues a wounded man on his cabin doorstep and tries to help him recover his shattered memory. The doctor soon discovers, however, that the feds are pursuing the stranger ... and they have orders to kill him.
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Teenager Alejandra moves with her father from Puerto Vallarta to Mexico City to start life anew following her mother's accidental death. However, Alejandra's classmates at her new school cruelly turn on her after a social gaffe.
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Shocked that so many inhabitants of his hometown in Oaxaca, Mexico, have fled for greener pastures, artist Alejandro Santiago undertakes an incredibly ambitious project to create 2501 life-size clay statues, each one representing a person who's left. Directed by Yolanda Cruz, this upbeat documentary explores how migration transformed a once-vibrant village into a virtual ghost town and how art is now being used to rebuild that community.
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Young yuppie playboy Tomás (Daniel Gimenez Cacho) looks for a quick death after being falsely diagnosed with AIDS by Silvia (Dobrina Liubomirova), a nurse cheated by the young Casanova. While trying to end his life, Tomás falls in love with Clarisa (Claudia Ramirez), a beautiful stewardess who's also trying to kill herself. This is the first feature film for director Alfonso Cuaron, who co-wrote the script with his brother Carlos Cuaron.
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