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The Best Spanish Language Movies Of 2019

Updated February 21, 2020 195 votes 72 voters 5.0k views36 items

It's time to vote for the best Spanish language movies of 2019. There are many from which to choose because there are several Spanish-speaking countries, each with its own thriving film industry. The titles on this list come from Spain, Mexico, and Argentina. Every genre is represented, although romances, comedies, and thrillers are the most common. 

In recent years, Spanish and Mexican films have found popularity around the world, thanks to the increasing number of people who speak the language. One of the best Spanish language films of 2019 is No Manches Frida 2: Paraiso Destruido, which was released in North America in March and grossed an impressive $9 million, despite playing in fewer than 500 theaters. It has made $26 million globally, according to The Numbers, a website that keeps track of motion picture grosses. It certainly won't be the last to make such a strong worldwide impression. Spanish movies are also more accessible than ever with streaming services such as Netflix (just check out our list of the best Spanish movies on Netflix for proof).

Vote up your picks for the greatest Spanish language movies of 2019 from the list below. Some of them maintain their Spanish titles, while others are referenced by the titles they go by in English-speaking countries. If you don't see your favorite included, add it so other users can rank it. Check back later new and upcoming spanish speaking films. 

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    No Manches Frida 2: Paraiso De is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Spanish Language Movies Of 2019
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    No Manches Frida 2: Paraiso Destruido

    Omar Chaparro, Martha Higareda

    No Manches Frida 2: Paraíso Destruido is a 2019 comedy film directed by Nacho G. Velilla. Zequi tries to regain Lucy's love by bringing the school's team to victory.

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    Pain and Glory is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Spanish Language Movies Of 2019
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    Pain and Glory

    Antonio Banderas, Asier Etxeandia

    Released2019

    Directed byPedro Almodóvar

    Pain and Glory is a 2019 Spanish drama directed by Pedro Almadovar. A film director reflects on the choices he's made in life as past and present come crashing down around him.

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    Under the Same Roof is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Spanish Language Movies Of 2019
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    Under the Same Roof

    Jordi Sánchez, Silvia Abril

    Under the Same Roof is a 2019 Spanish comedy film directed by Juana Macías. Nadia and Adrián starts their particular world war when she files to divorce him.

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    I Can Quit Whenever I Want is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Spanish Language Movies Of 2019
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    I Can Quit Whenever I Want

    David Verdaguer, Ernesto Sevilla

    I Can Quit Whenever I Want is a 2019 Spanish comedy directed by Carlos Therón. Three university teachers fallen in disgrace turn into drug dealers after one of them creates a new experimental pill.

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    The Longest Night is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Spanish Language Movies Of 2019
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    The Longest Night

    Noelle Schonwald, Cristian Mercado

    The Longest Night is a 2019 Spanish thriller directed by Gabriela Calvache. 

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    Callcenter is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Spanish Language Movies Of 2019
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    Callcenter

    Demian Solomon, Vanina Balena

    Callcenter is a 2019 Argentinian comedy directed by Sergio Estilarte and Federico Velasco. The night-shift employees at a Callcenter discover they have more in common than they thought.

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    The Days to Come is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Spanish Language Movies Of 2019
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    The Days to Come

    Maria Rodriguez Soto, David Verdaguer

    The Days to Come is a 2019 Spanish romantic drama directed by Carlos Marques-Marcet. 

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    4 Latas is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Spanish Language Movies Of 2019
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    4 Latas

    Jean Reno, Hovik Keuchkerian

    4 Latas is a 2019 Spanish comedy film directed by Gerardo Olivares. Tocho (Hovik Keuchkerian), Jean Pierre (Jean Reno) and Ely (Susana Abaitua) travel from Spain to Mali to meet Ely's dying father for the last time.

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    Father There Is Only One is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Spanish Language Movies Of 2019
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    Father There Is Only One

    Santiago Segura, Toni Acosta

    Father There Is Only One is a 2019 Spanish comedy directed by Santiago Segura. A family father discovers how hard is care of his five children when his wife leaves him alone with them during a week of holidays.

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    Despite Everything is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Spanish Language Movies Of 2019
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    Despite Everything

    Blanca Suárez, Amaia Salamanca

    Despite Everything is a 2019 Spanish comedy film directed by Gabriela Tagliavini. Four quite different sisters, all with their own little secrets, attend their mom's funeral in Madrid. 

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    Elisa & Marcela is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Spanish Language Movies Of 2019
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    Elisa & Marcela

    Natalia de Molina, Greta Fernández

    Released2019

    Directed byIsabel Coixet

    Elisa & Marcela is a 2019 Spanish biographical romantic drama film directed by Isabel Coixet. the film tells the story of Elisa Sánchez Loriga and Marcela Gracia Ibeas, two women who passed as a heterosexual couple in order to marry in 1901 at Church of Saint George in A Coruña becoming the first same-sex matrimony recorded in Spain.

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    My Boyfriend's Meds is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Spanish Language Movies Of 2019
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    My Boyfriend's Meds

    Jamie Camil, Sandra Echeverria

    Released2020

    Directed byDiego Kaplan

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    Boi is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Spanish Language Movies Of 2019
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    Boi

    Bernat Quintana, Fina Ruis

    Boi is a 2019 Spanish thriller film directed and written by Jorge M. Fontana. 

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    In Family I Trust is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Spanish Language Movies Of 2019
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    In Family I Trust

    Clara Lago, Alex Garcia

    In Family I Trust is a 2019 Spanish romantic comedy film directed by Patricia Font. After finding out her boyfriend is cheating on her with a famous TV reporter, a woman goes back to her family home to find herself.

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    Heroic Losers is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Spanish Language Movies Of 2019
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    Heroic Losers

    Ricardo Darin, Luis Brandoni

    Heroic Losers is a 2019 Argentinian adventure crime comedy directed by Sebastián Borensztein. During the economic crisis that led to the traumatic bank freeze of 2001, a group of men decides to gather the amount of money necessary to acquire some abandoned silos on an agro-industrial property.

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    The August Virgin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Spanish Language Movies Of 2019
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    The August Virgin

    Vito Sanz, Itsaso Arana

    The August Virgin is a 2019 Spanish drama directed by Jonás Trueba. 

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    Blood Will Tell is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Spanish Language Movies Of 2019
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    Blood Will Tell

    Oscar Martinez, Delores Fonzi

    Blood Will Tell is a 2019 Spanish mystery thriller directed by Miguel Cohan. 

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    La Boda de Mi Mejor Amigo is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Spanish Language Movies Of 2019
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    La Boda de Mi Mejor Amigo

    Ana Serradilla, Carlos Ferro

    La Boda di Mi Mejor Amigo is a 2019 Mexican romantic comedy directed by Celso R. García. It is a remake of the 1997 Julia Roberts comedy My Best Friend's Wedding. 

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    The Gasoline Thieves is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Spanish Language Movies Of 2019
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    The Gasoline Thieves

    Leonardo Alonso, Eduardo Bando

    The Gasoline Thieves is a 2019 Mexican drama directed by Edgar Nito. An innocent crush propels fourteen year old Lalo's descent into the criminal underworld of illegal gasoline extraction. 

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    Tod@s Caen is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Spanish Language Movies Of 2019
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    Tod@s Caen

    Martha Higareda, Omar Chaparro

    Tod@s Caen is a 2019 Mexican comedy directed by Ariel Winograd.

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    Mirreyes Contra Godinez is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Spanish Language Movies Of 2019
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    Mirreyes Contra Godinez

    Pablo Lyle, Diana Bovio

    Mirreyes Contra Godinez is a 2019 Mexican comedy directed by Chava Cartas. 

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    Love Beats is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Spanish Language Movies Of 2019
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    Love Beats

    Olga Alaman, Carlo Blanco

    Love Beats (a.k.a. La Banda) is a 2019 Spanish drama directed by Roberto Bueso. 

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    Who Would You Take to a Desert is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Spanish Language Movies Of 2019
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    Who Would You Take to a Deserted Island?

    Pol Monen, Andrea Ros

    Who Would You Take to a Deserted Island? is a 2019 Spanish drama directed by Jota Linares.

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    No Soy Tu Mami is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Spanish Language Movies Of 2019
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    No Soy Tu Mami

    Luly Drozdek, Julieta Diaz

    No Soy Tu Mami is a 2019 Argentinian romantic comedy directed by Marcos Carnevale. A journalist states in her weekly column the reasons why she does not want to have any children, defending her position on life and motherhood.

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    The Weasel's Tale is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Spanish Language Movies Of 2019
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    The Weasel's Tale

    Graciela Borges, Oscar Martinez

    The Weasel's Tale is a 2019 Argentinian comedy-drama directed by Juan José Campanella. A group of four old friends consisting of a film director, a film writer, an actress, and her husband share a big house in the country.

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