The Best Cantinflas Movies

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List of the best Cantinflas movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Cantinflas's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Cantinflas movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Cantinflas movies will be at the top of the list. Cantinflas has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Cantinflas movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Cantinflas films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Cantinflas role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Cantinflas performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

List below includes Around the World in 80 Days, El bolero de Raquel and more films.

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  • Ahí está el detalle is a 1940 Mexican comedy film starring Cantinflas. It was produced by Jesús Grovas and directed by Juan Bustillo Oro, and also features Joaquín Pardavé, Sara García, Sofía ...more
  • El padrecito is a 1964 Mexican comedy film produced by Jacques Gelman and directed by Miguel M. Delgado, starring Cantinflas.
  • El bolero de Raquel is a 1957 Mexican comedy film directed by Miguel M. Delgado and starring Cantinflas, Manola Saavedra, Flor Silvestre, and child actor Paquito Fernández who was nominated for a ...more
  • El analfabeto is a 1961 Mexican comedy film, directed by Miguel M. Delgado, starring Cantinflas, Lilia Prado, and Sara García. It is the second Cantinflas film presented by Columbia Pictures.
  • Around the World in 80 Days is a 1956 Technicolor epic action adventure comedy film starring David Niven and Cantinflas, produced by the Michael Todd Company and released by United Artists. The epic ...more
  • Su excelencia is a 1967 Mexican political satire film directed by Miguel M. Delgado and starring Cantinflas, Sonia Infante, and Guillermo Zetina. The film is set in a fictional dystopia where "Red" ...more
  • Los tres mosqueteros was a 1942 Mexican film.
  • Mexican laborer Pepe Quiroga (Cantinflas) finds his world turned upside down when Don Juan, a beloved white horse from the ranch where he works, is auctioned off to a boorish film industry bigwig and ...more
  • No te engañes corazón is the first full-feature film of Cantinflas after becoming a star of the carpa circuit. It was also one of the earliest films of Sara García and Carlos Orellana and the first ...more
  • El ministro y yo is a 1975 Mexican film.
  • Águila o sol is a 1937 film of the cinema of Mexico. This was Mariano Moreno’s a.k.a. Cantinflas's third film and the second in a row with co-star Manuel Medel. After the completion of the film and ...more