The 25 Greatest Telenovelas of All Time

by tbell1826 | created - 23 Sep 2011 | updated - 23 Sep 2011 | Public

A list of the 25 most beloved and greatest telenovelas of all time.

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1. Yo soy Betty, la fea (1999–2001)

TV-PG | 30 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

An outcast in a prominent fashion company, a sweet-hearted and unattractive assistant falls hopelessly in love with her boss.

Stars: Ana Maria Orozco, Jorge Enrique Abello, Natalia Ramírez, Lorna Cepeda

Votes: 1,953

2. The Clone (2001–2002)

60 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

A young man, who has been secretly cloned by his godfather scientist, falls in love for a Moroccan girl from a rigorous family.

Stars: Murilo Benício, Giovanna Antonelli, Vera Fischer, Reginaldo Faria

Votes: 2,268

4. Kassandra (1992– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama

Gypsies,circus and love on latin way.

Stars: Coraima Torres, Osvaldo Ríos, Henry Soto, Raúl Xiqués

Votes: 482

5. Isaura: Slave Girl (1976– )

26 min | Drama, History, Romance

The difficulties faced by a young, sweet-hearted white slave targeted by the obsession of her lord in the Brazilian colonial time period.

Stars: Rubens de Falco, Lucélia Santos, Gilberto Martinho, Markus Konká

Votes: 511

6. Cuna de lobos (1986–1987)

30 min | Crime, Thriller

Carlos Larios is the head of one of the most important pharmaceutical companies in Mexico. Upon his death, his wife Catalina Creel will go to great and vile lengths to secure her fortune and her bloodline.

Stars: Diana Bracho, Gonzalo Vega, María Rubio, Alejandro Camacho

Votes: 210

7. Rebel's Way (2002–2003)

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

The lives of four teenagers with different lives and personalities attending a prominent private school, and with only one thing in common: their vocation and passion for music.

Stars: Felipe Colombo, Luisana Lopilato, Jazmín Beccar Varela, Catherine Fulop

Votes: 1,976

8. Flinderella (2004–2005)

45 min | Comedy, Musical, Family

After performing for them with her band, a young, humble girl accidentally gets inside the life of a rich family of six siblings, and is welcomed by them, as she falls for their elder, authoritarian brother.

Stars: Fabio Di Tomaso, Paola Sallustro, Alberto Anchart, Zulma Faiad

Votes: 821

10. Juana la virgen (2002– )

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama

Juana is a young virgin girl who is accidentally inseminated, changing her life and those around her.

Stars: Daniela Alvarado, Ricardo Álamo, Roxana Díaz, Juan Carlos Alarcón

Votes: 121

11. Corazón salvaje (1993– )

30 min | Drama, Romance

A telenovela that dramatizes the romances and rivalries between two brothers and two sisters in Mexico in the early 1900s.

Stars: Ana Colchero, Edith González, Enrique Lizalde, Ariel López Padilla

Votes: 701

12. My Sweet Fat Valentina (2002–2007)

TV-14 | 46 min | Drama, Romance

A Venezuelan soap opera about a loving overweight woman(mi gorda bella) who has to over come the obstacles life has placed to be with her true love

Stars: Natalia Streignard, Juan Pablo Raba, Hilda Abrahamz, Emma Rabbe

Votes: 475

13. Café con aroma de mujer (1993– )

60 min | Drama, Romance

Teresa Suárez, nicknamed "Gaviota" (Spanish for "Gull"), and her mother Carmenza Suárez, work as harvesters and throughout the year they travel to different farmlands across Colombia ... See full summary »

Stars: Margarita Rosa de Francisco, Guy Ecker, Alejandra Borrero, Cristóbal Errazúriz

Votes: 340

14. India: A Love Story (2009– )

Adventure, Drama, Romance

The daughter of a traditional, rich Indian family falls in love for a Dalit, an "untouchable" man.

Stars: Juliana Paes, Laura Cardoso, Christiane Torloni, Tony Ramos

Votes: 527

15. Terra Nostra (1999–2000)

60 min | Drama, Romance

The love story of two Italian young immigrants who first meet on their way to Brazil at the end of the 18th century, but are separated after their ship docks.

Stars: Antônio Fagundes, Raul Cortez, Ana Paula Arósio, Thiago Lacerda

Votes: 546

17. Hasta que la plata nos separe (2006– )

45 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Rafael Méndez and Alejandra Maldonado are salesmen from opposite sides of life. While Méndez depends on informal sales, and that without any higher education degree, Alejandra carries her ... See full summary »

Stars: Víctor Hugo Cabrera, Marcela Carvajal, Liliana Gonzalez, Lincoln Palomeque

Votes: 180

18. Montecristo (I) (2006– )

60 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

The story begins in 1995 as Santiago Díaz Herrera is hurt while fencing with his best friend Marco Lombardo. Marco wants to bring Santiago back to Buenos Aires but his father, Alberto, ... See full summary »

Stars: Pablo Echarri, Paola Krum, Joaquín Furriel, Viviana Saccone

Votes: 181

20. Pura sangre (2007– )

45 min | Drama

Florencia and Eduardo have been in love since childhood. However, being separated by a malicious trick in middle of a conflict between two families; Eduardo, with the name of Marco, will return to take revenge and recover the love of Florencia.

Stars: Rafael Novoa, Marcela Mar, Kathy Sáenz, Pepe Sánchez

Votes: 101

23. Xica da Silva (1996– )

60 min | Drama, Romance

In the Colonial Brazil, a smart, sassy and sensual slave rises to become a queen as an important contractor falls for her, all for the anger of a woman obsessed with him.

Stars: Taís Araújo, Drica Moraes, Victor Wagner, Carlos Alberto

Votes: 283

24. Real Love (2003– )

45 min | Drama, Romance

In 19th century Mexico, Dr. Manuel Fuentes Guerra inherits a fortune of his father, whom never wanted to recognize him as his son. Now turned into a millionaire gentleman, the doctor looks ... See full summary »

Stars: Adela Noriega, Fernando Colunga, Mauricio Islas, Helena Rojo

Votes: 749

25. Rubí (2004– )

TV-PG | 210 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

An ambitious woman of humble background and stunning beauty is determined to change her poor situation, using her seductive skills on a millionaire doctor.

Stars: Bárbara Mori, Eduardo Santamarina, Jacqueline Bracamontes, Sebastián Rulli

Votes: 1,833



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