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The Best Movies About the Mexican Revolution 

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Updated October 2, 2019 318 votes 108 voters 33.9k views 12 items

List Rules Must take place during the Mexican Revolution

The list below is a full list of all the Mexican Revolution movies ever made. The following Mexican Revolution movies list may be sorted by cast, year, director or more. This Mexican Revolution films list has Mexican Revolution movie titles that you can click on to learn more about the film. The Mexican Revolution films list can also be copied to create your own version. 
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William Holden, Ernest Borgnine, Robert Ryan

Released: 1969

Directed by: Sam Peckinpah

The Wild Bunch is a 1969 American epic Western film directed by Sam Peckinpah about an aging outlaw gang on the Texas–Mexico border, trying to exist in the changing "modern" world of ...more

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James Coburn, Rod Steiger, David Warbeck

Released: 1971

Directed by: Sergio Leone

Duck, You Sucker!, also known as A Fistful of Dynamite and Once Upon a Time… the Revolution, is a 1971 Italian epic buddy Zapata Western film directed by Sergio Leone. The film stars Rod Steiger ...more

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Antonio Banderas, Alan Arkin, Jim Broadbent

Released: 2003

Directed by: Bruce Beresford

And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself is a 2003 television film for HBO in partnership with City Entertainment and starring Antonio Banderas as Pancho Villa, directed by Bruce Beresford, written ...more
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Fay Wray, Wallace Beery, Leo Carrillo

Released: 1934

Directed by: Howard Hawks, William A. Wellman, Jack Conway

Viva Villa! is a 1934 American film starring Wallace Beery as Pancho Villa and was written by Ben Hecht, adapted from the book Viva Villa! by Edgecumb Pinchon and Odo B. Stade. The picture was ...more
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kq added Marco Leonardi, Yareli Arizmendi, Mario Vazquez

Released: 1992

Directed by: Alfonso Arau

Like Water for Chocolate is a 1992 film in the style of magical realism based on the popular novel, published in 1989 by first-time Mexican novelist Laura Esquivel. It earned all 11 Ariel awards ...more

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Released: 2012

For Greater Glory: The True Story of the Cristeros is a 2013 Telly Award winning film.
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Louis0108 added Rafael Muñoz, Raúl de Anda, Domingo Soler

Released: 1936

Directed by: Fernando de Fuentes

Let's Go with Pancho Villa is a Mexican motion picture directed by Fernando de Fuentes in 1936, the last of the director's Revolution Trilogy, besides El prisionero trece and El compadre ...more
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PeteBoyle added Jack Palance, Franco Nero, Tony Musante

Released: 1968

Directed by: Sergio Corbucci

The Mercenary, also known as A Professional Gun, is a 1968 spaghetti western film directed by Sergio Corbucci. The film stars Franco Nero, Jack Palance, Tony Musante and Giovanna Ralli, and ...more
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Marlon Brando, Anthony Quinn, Jean Peters

Released: 1952

Directed by: Elia Kazan

Viva Zapata! is a 1952 biographical film starring Marlon Brando and directed by Elia Kazan. The screenplay was written by John Steinbeck, using as a guide Edgcomb Pinchon's book, Zapata the ...more
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Louis0108 added Jaime Fernández, Francisco Reiguera, Flor Silvestre

Released: 1957

Directed by: Chano Urueta

La Cabeza de Pancho Villa is a 1957 Mexican film. It was directed by Chano Urueta.
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Robert Mitchum, Charles Bronson, Yul Brynner

Released: 1968

Directed by: Buzz Kulik

Villa Rides is a 1968 film starring Yul Brynner in toupee in the title role and Robert Mitchum as an American adventurer and pilot of fortune. The supporting cast includes Charles Bronson as ...more
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Louis0108 added Dolores del Río, María Félix, Emilio Fernández

Released: 1959

Directed by: Ismael Rodríguez

The Soldiers of Pancho Villa is a 1959 Mexican epic historical drama film co-written, produced, and directed by Ismael Rodríguez, inspired by the popular Mexican Revolution corrido ...more