Famous Movies Filmed in Mexico

Updated September 24, 2019 3.4k views 75 items

List Rules The movies below must have at least one major scene that was filmed in Mexico

List of movies that were filmed in Mexico, including trailers of the films when available. Mexico has a lot of famous landmarks and beautiful landscapes, making it a great location to film movies in. This list of famous movies shot in Mexico is listed by popularity, so the movie names at the top of the list are the most well-known. This isn't necessarily a list of all movies shot in Mexico, so if you notice an important film is missing then feel free to add it at the bottom of this list.

List movies include The Crime of Father Amaro, Leap Year and many additional movies as well.

If you're trying to answer the questions, "What films were shot in Mexico?" and "Which famous movies were filmed in Mexico?" then you'e in the right place.

Both big studio and independent films that were filmed in Mexico are included below, as well as all genres including horror, action, comedy and more.
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Dir. by Quentin Tarantino (2003), starring Uma Thurman, Lucy Liu & Quentin Tarantino
Predator is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Movies Filmed in Mexico
Dir. by John McTiernan (1987), starring Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jesse Ventura & Carl Weathers
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Dir. by John Sturges (1960), starring Steve McQueen, Charles Bronson & James Coburn
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Dir. by Sam Peckinpah (1969), starring William Holden, Ernest Borgnine & Robert Ryan
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Dir. by Tony Scott (2004), starring Mickey Rourke, Denzel Washington & Dakota Fanning
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Dir. by Steven Soderbergh (2000), starring Salma Hayek, Catherine Zeta-Jones & Michael Douglas
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Dir. by Alfonso Cuarón (2001), starring Gael García Bernal, Diego Luna & Maribel Verdú
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Dir. by Gore Verbinski (2011), starring Johnny Depp, Isla Fisher & Alfred Molina
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Dir. by Robert Rodriguez (2007), starring Bruce Willis, Rose McGowan & Fergie
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Dir. by Alejandro González Iñárritu (2006), starring Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett & Elle Fanning
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Dir. by Alejandro González Iñárritu (2000), starring Gael García Bernal, Adriana Barraza & Goya Toledo
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Dir. by Sergio Leone (1971), starring James Coburn, Rod Steiger & David Warbeck
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Dir. by Renny Harlin (1999), starring Samuel L. Jackson, LL Cool J & Thomas Jane
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Dir. by Mel Gibson (2006), starring Raoul Trujillo, Gerardo Taracena & Israel Contreras
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Dir. by Jared Hess (2006), starring Jack Black, Ana de la Reguera & Peter Stormare
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Dir. by Robert Rodriguez (1992), starring Carlos Gallardo, Juan García & María Castillo
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Dir. by Julie Taymor (2002), starring Salma Hayek, Edward Norton & Ashley Judd
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Dir. by Gore Verbinski (2001), starring Brad Pitt, Julia Roberts & Gene Hackman
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Dir. by Raja Gosnell (2008), starring Drew Barrymore, Jamie Lee Curtis & Piper Perabo
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Dir. by John Huston (1948), starring Humphrey Bogart, Walter Huston & Barton MacLane
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Dir. by David Twohy (1996), starring Charlie Sheen, Teri Polo & Ron Silver
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Dir. by Xavier Palud and David Moreau (2008), starring Jessica Alba, Chloë Grace Moretz & Parker Posey
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Dir. by Billy Bob Thornton (2000), starring Penélope Cruz, Matt Damon & Bruce Dern
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Dir. by Harold Young and Norm Ferguson (1944), starring Sterling Holloway, Pinto Colvig & Frank Graham
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Dir. by Craig Shapiro (2003), starring Ashley Olsen, Mary-Kate Olsen & Theo Rossi