The Best Movies About La Llorona

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Vote up your favorite movies that feature La Llorona.

As Mexican folklore would have it, La Llorona is a female ghost searching for her children who causes misfortune to all those in her wake. The best La Llorona movies come in many forms. Some La Llorona films are horror movies while other good La Llorona pictures are comedies. Many famous actors have appeared in popular La Llorona movies.

What projects will you find on this list of all La Llorona movies? The Curse of La Llorona has to be near the top. This 2019 film – starring Linda Cardellini, Raymond Cruz, and more – finds a single mother fighting to rid herself of the wrath of La Llorona. The movie is part of James Wan's The Conjuring universe.

Several Spanish language films also feature La Llorona including Las Lloronas and La Leyenda de la Llorona.

Do you have a favorite La Llorona movie? Please vote the best projects up to the top of this list and add any films we may have missed.


  • La Llorona
    Eduardo Fajardo, María Elena Marqués, Mauricio Garcés
    17 votes
    • Released: 1960
    • Directed by: René Cardona
    La Llorona is a 1960 Mexican film directed by René Cardona. Based on the tale of La Llorona, it tells of a family that is cursed by the evil spirit of Luisa, this story's "weeping woman". The film ...more
  • La Leyenda de la Llorona
    28 votes
    • Released: 2011
    • Directed by: Alberto Rodriguez
    La Leyenda de la Llorona is an animated horror-adventure-comedy film based on the legend, La Llorona. It is produced by Ánima Estudios and Eficine 226, and is distributed by Videocine. It released in ...more
  • Las Lloronas
    Miguel Rodarte, Francisco Gattorno, Rosa María Bianchi
    11 votes
    • Released: 2004
    • Directed by: Lorena Villareal, Lorena Villarreal
    "Las Lloronas" is an adaptation of the legend of "La Llorona"(Weeping Woman). It's based on the story of three generations of women within a Mexican familiy. Cursed by la llorona, these women fight ...more
  • The Curse of La Llorona
    Linda Cardellini, Roman Christou, Jaynee-Lynne Kinchen
    34 votes
    • Released: 2019
    • Directed by: Michael Chaves
    In 1970s Los Angeles, the legendary ghost La Llorona is stalking the night -- and the children. Ignoring the eerie warning of a troubled mother, a social worker and her own kids are drawn into a ...more