THE MOST FAMOUS SPANISH MOVIES

The past decade effortlessly displays the popularity and globalization of Spanish movies. The recent years have seen a new wave of creativity inclined on technical excellence. Emergence of Spanish films started with directors such as Luis Bunuel and Pedro Almodovar, who have brought a radical change in Spanish Cinema.

Many Spanish movies have outshined in various film festivals and Spanish actors such as Penelope Cruz, Fernando Ray, Antonio Banderas, Francisco Rabal, and Javier Bardem etc. have become global icons. English movies are also being made on Spanish subject that demonstrates its popularity in recent years. However, all the accolades must go to those films which allured everyone. Here is the list of renowned Spanish movies

1.Pan's Labyrinth (El laberinto del fauno) – The movie subtly synchronizes many genres such as historical fiction, horror, and fantasy. It was released in the year 2006 and remains a benchmark in horror genre. Guillermo Del Toro is the director of this master piece.

2.The Motorcycle Diaries (Diarios de motocicleta)- One of the finest movies ever produced and directed. Gael Garcia Bernal portrays young Che Guevara on a motorcycle trip across South America with his close friend. The director skillfully showcases this extraordinary voyage.

3.Talk to Her (Hable con ella) - It’s a masterpiece from famous director Pedro Almodovar which showcases an extraordinary bond between two strangers whilst there girlfriends are in coma.

4.Like Water for Chocolate (Como agua por chocolate) - This movie was based on Laura Esquivel’s novel which depicts a story of a countryside Mexican woman and her struggles. This move was nominated for Golden Globe Awards for best foreign film.

5.All About My Mother (Todo sobre mi madre) – Is another masterpiece from Pedro Almodovar. This movie revolves around a 40 year old woman, who is the mother to a teenage son. The story is about there day to day struggle as the boy doesn’t know who his father was. Cecelia Roth plays the mother. Eventually a tragedy takes place which forces the mother to seek the boy’s father and it turns out to be the core of story.

6. Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown (Mujeres ... ataque de nervios) – Pedro Almodavor is famous for displaying different aspects of woman’s life and this film showcases another feature of Almodavor’s creativity. This 1988 movies demonstrates the complicated relationship between two dubbing professionals.

There are other movies such as Maria Full of Grace (María, llena eres de gracia), The Crime of Padre Amaro (El crimen del padre Amaro), Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! (Átame!) and Bad education (La mala educación).