From classics to newer films, Netflix has an impression collection of Mexican movies available for streaming. Below is our ranking of the best Mexican movies on Netflix, which is directly impacted by your votes. Click the thumbs up next to your favorite Netflix Mexican movies to vote them up, and even add your own movie to the list if it's not currently there.
Whether you’re looking for an emotional drama like Biutiful, a family melodrama like Instructions Not Included, or something comedic like Saving Private Perez you’ll find it on this list of the best Mexican movies on Netflix, along with the classic Like Water For Chocolate.
These Mexican movies on Netflix also feature work by two directors who’ve gone on to become world renowned, like 2015’s Academy Award-winner Alejandro González Iñárritu (Best Director, Birdman) who has two films on the list Amores Perros and Biutiful, and 2014’s Academy Award-winner Alfonso Cuaron (Best Director, Gravity) represented here by Y Tu Mama Tambien and Solo Con Tu Pareja.
Amores perros is a 2000 Mexican drama thriller film directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu and written by Guillermo Arriaga. Amores perros is the first installment in González Iñárritu's "Trilogy of Death", succeeded by 21 Grams and Babel. It is a triptych; an anthology film, sometimes referred to as the "Mexican Pulp Fiction", containing three distinct stories which are connected by a car accident in Mexico City. Each of the three tales is also a reflection on the cruelty of humans towards both animals and other humans, showing how humans may live dark or even hideous lives. But the film's theme is loyalty, as symbolized by the dog, "man's best friend". Dogs are important to the main ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Gael García Bernal, Adriana Barraza, Goya Toledo, Gustavo Sánchez Parra, José Sefami, + more
Initial Release: 2000
Directed by: Alejandro González Iñárritu
Y Tu Mamá También is a 2001 Mexican drama film directed by Alfonso Cuarón and co-written by Cuarón and his brother Carlos. The film tells a coming-of-age story about two teenage boys who take a road trip with a woman in her late twenties. It stars Mexican actors Diego Luna and Gael García Bernal and Spanish actress Maribel Verdú in the leading roles. The film is part of the road movie genre, set in 1999 against the backdrop of the political and economic realities of present-day Mexico, specifically at the end of the uninterrupted 71-year line of Mexican presidents from the Institutional Revolutionary Party and the rise of the opposition led by Vicente Fox. The film is recognized for its ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Gael García Bernal, Diego Luna, Maribel Verdú, Diana Bracho, Silverio Palacios, + more
Initial Release: 2001
Directed by: Alfonso Cuarón
Instructions Not Included is a 2013 Mexican comedy-drama film co-written, directed by, and starring Eugenio Derbez. ...more on Wikipedia
Actors: Karla Souza, Eugenio Derbez, Jesús Ochoa, Hugo Stiglitz, Arcelia Ramírez, + more
Initial Release: 2013
Directed by: Eugenio Derbez