Best Telenovelas of the 80's

by tbell1826 | created - 12 Oct 2011 | updated - 12 Oct 2011 | Public

A list of the best-loved telenovelas (soap operas) from the 1980's.

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1. 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: 212

4. Teresa (1989–1991)

Drama, Romance

Teresa is a young woman with an obsession for money and ambition. Despite her beauty and the fact that she was raised in the bosom of a loving family, she is resentful; her one desire is to... See full summary »

Stars: Claudio Brook, Daniel Giménez Cacho, Salma Hayek, Patricia Reyes Spíndola

Votes: 45

5. Rosa salvaje (1987– )

20 min | Comedy, Romance

Poor girl encounters a wealthy young man and falls in love with him and his family does not approve

Stars: Verónica Castro, Guillermo Capetillo, Liliana Abud, Armando Calvo

Votes: 269

7. Señora (1988–1995)

Drama, Romance

Eugenia Montiel is a marginal young. Although she committed a crime being minor, she sits five years in the prison waiting her judgment. She knows that the responsible for her long ... See full summary »

Stars: Caridad Canelón, Maricarmen Regueiro, Carlos Mata, Flavio Caballero

Votes: 9

10. La dama de rosa (1986–1987)

60 min | Drama, Romance

Gabriela Suarez, a theater student and cheerleader for a basketball team begins a job at a carwash in order to help out her family - her father has just died and she is the eldest of her ... See full summary »

Stars: Barbara Mosquera, Gil Vargas, Fernando Arriagada, Dassler Jimenez

Votes: 38

13. El extraño Retorno de Diana Salazar (1988– )

60 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

Diana Salazar is a woman who has been plagued all of her life with the ability to move things with her mind. Now, engaged to Dr. Omar Santelmo, she is having dreams about herself set in ... See full summary »

Stars: Lucía Méndez, Jorge Martínez, Alma Muriel, Rafael Baledón

Votes: 69

14. Vivir un poco (1985– )

Crime, Drama, Mystery

Andrea is a very-well-to-do suburban housewife who in 1965 goes on a leisure trip to Argentina with some friends and relatives, including her husband, Gregorio, and her sisters-in-law, Aura... See full summary »

Stars: Rogelio Guerra, Angélica Aragón, Irma Lozano, Patricia Pereyra

Votes: 23

15. Colorina (1980– )

60 min | Drama, Romance

Gustavo Adolfo Almazán is a repressed millionaire. He is married to an invalid, Alba, and his life is pretty much dictated by his tyrannical mother, Ana María. One night, Iván, his rascal ... See full summary »

Stars: Lucía Méndez, Enrique Álvarez Félix, Julissa, María Teresa Rivas

Votes: 40

18. Abigail (1988– )

60 min | Drama, Romance

Abigail is the story of a spoiled rich girl, the only daughter of a well-known businessman, beautiful and troubled, who falls in love with her literature professor at San Lazaro prep school... See full summary »

Stars: Catherine Fulop, Fernando Carrillo, Hilda Abrahamz, Domingo Del Castillo

Votes: 39

20. Quinceañera (1987– )


Maricruz and Beatriz are best friends although Beatriz comes from a wealthy family and Maricruz does not. Both are about to turn 15, an age when they will leave their childhood behind. ... See full summary »

Stars: Adela Noriega, Thalía, Blanca Sánchez, Jorge Lavat

Votes: 102

25. Chispita (1982– )

22 min | Drama, Family

The story of an orphaned girl and her new life after she is adopted by a widower and joins his family.

Stars: Enrique Lizalde, Angélica Aragón, Alma Delfina, Lucero

Votes: 31

26. Carrusel (1989– )

45 min | Drama, Family

The differences between the upper and lower classes of Mexican society in an elementary school.

Stars: Gabriela Rivero, Augusto Benedico, Armando Calvo, Rebeca Manríquez

Votes: 584

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