From emotional stories about soccer to unbelievable tales of powerful drug dealers, the Spanish make great documentaries. For this list we're ranking the best Spanish documentaries of all time, and we want you to vote for your favorites. Whether it's a harrowing film about Latin American drug lords or the beloved art of flamenco dancing, these documentaries cover a wide range of topics and are considered the top Spanish documentary movies. You certainly don't need to speak Spanish to enjoy most of these, as subtitles are usually provided.
Flamenco, directed by Carlos Saura, is a film that captures some of the best flamenco dancers, singers and guitarists from around the world. The performances were captured at an old train station in Seville, Spain. Lionel Messi, considered by many to be the best soccer player in the world, got his own documentary, Messi, directed by Alex de la Iglesia.
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Directed by: Dan Sickles, Antonio Santini
Directed by: Charles Kinnane
Directed by: Michael Zimbalist, Jeff Zimbalist
Directed by: Nicolas Entel
Directed by: Patricio Guzmán
Directed by: Christian Poveda
Directed by: Jeff Prosserman
Directed by: Jorge Granier