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1. The Undefeated (1969)

G | 119 min | Western

6.7
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48 Metascore

After the Civil War, ex-Confederate soldiers heading for a new life in Mexico run into ex-Union cavalrymen selling horses to the Mexican government but they must join forces to fight off Mexican bandits and revolutionaries.

Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: John Wayne, Rock Hudson, Antonio Aguilar, Roman Gabriel

Votes: 5,408

2. The Wild Bunch (1969)

R | 135 min | Action, Adventure, Western

8.0
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95 Metascore

An aging group of outlaws look for one last big score as the "traditional" American West is disappearing around them.

Director: Sam Peckinpah | Stars: William Holden, Ernest Borgnine, Robert Ryan, Edmond O'Brien

Votes: 72,542

3. The Professionals (1966)

PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Western

7.4
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An arrogant Texas millionaire hires four adventurers to rescue his kidnapped wife from a notorious Mexican bandit.

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Lee Marvin, Robert Ryan, Woody Strode

Votes: 12,449 | Gross: $19.54M

4. Duck, You Sucker (1971)

PG | 138 min | Drama, War, Western

7.7
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77 Metascore

An I.R.A. explosives expert on the run in Mexico meets an amoral Mexican bandit; together they are drawn into the Mexican revolution.

Director: Sergio Leone | Stars: Rod Steiger, James Coburn, Romolo Valli, Maria Monti

Votes: 26,605

5. Vera Cruz (1954)

Approved | 94 min | Adventure, Western

7.1
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During the Mexican Rebellion of 1866, an unsavory group of American adventurers are hired by the forces of Emporer Maximilian to escort a countess to Vera Cruz.

Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Gary Cooper, Burt Lancaster, Denise Darcel, Cesar Romero

Votes: 8,038

6. Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970)

GP | 116 min | Adventure, Romance, War

7.0
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Nun Sara is on the run in Mexico and is saved from cowboys by Hogan, who is preparing for a future mission to capture a French fort. The pair become good friends, but Sara never does tell him the true reason behind her being outlawed.

Director: Don Siegel | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Shirley MacLaine, Manolo Fábregas, Alberto Morin

Votes: 21,498

7. 100 Rifles (1969)

R | 110 min | Adventure, Romance, War

6.0
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In 1912 Sonora, Mexico, native revolutionary Yaqui Joe robs a bank to buy arms for his oppressed people, but finds himself sought by an American lawman and the Mexican Army.

Director: Tom Gries | Stars: Jim Brown, Raquel Welch, Burt Reynolds, Fernando Lamas

Votes: 2,587

8. Like Water for Chocolate (1992)

R | 105 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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86 Metascore

When tradition prevents her from marrying the man she loves, a young woman discovers she has a unique talent for cooking.

Director: Alfonso Arau | Stars: Marco Leonardi, Lumi Cavazos, Regina Torné, Mario Iván Martínez

Votes: 15,795 | Gross: $21.67M

9. Villa Rides (1968)

R | 125 min | War, Western

6.5
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Mexican rebel Pancho Villa lead a revolution helped by an American aviator imprisonned in Mexico.

Director: Buzz Kulik | Stars: Yul Brynner, Robert Mitchum, Maria Grazia Buccella, Charles Bronson

Votes: 1,644 | Gross: $2.64M

10. Viva Zapata! (1952)

Approved | 113 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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The story of Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata, who led a rebellion against the corrupt, oppressive dictatorship of president Porfirio Diaz in the early 20th century.

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Marlon Brando, Jean Peters, Anthony Quinn, Joseph Wiseman

Votes: 9,357

11. El Condor (1970)

R | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

6.0
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The El Condor, the fabled Mexican stronghold rumoured to contain Emperor Maximilian's mythical reserves in gold, will attract two adventurous fortune seekers, who with eyes gleaming with desire, will shortly know that only fools rush in.

Director: John Guillermin | Stars: Jim Brown, Lee Van Cleef, Patrick O'Neal, Marianna Hill

Votes: 890

12. The Mercenary (1968)

PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Western

7.2
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A greedy Polish mercenary aids a mine worker and peasant girl as they lead a revolution against the oppressive Mexican Government, and are pursued by an American rival.

Director: Sergio Corbucci | Stars: Franco Nero, Tony Musante, Franco Giacobini, Eduardo Fajardo

Votes: 3,546

13. They Came to Cordura (1959)

Approved | 123 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.5
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An army major, himself guilty of cowardice, is asked to recommend soldiers for the Congressional Medal of Honor during the Mexican Border Incursion of 1916.

Director: Robert Rossen | Stars: Gary Cooper, Rita Hayworth, Van Heflin, Tab Hunter

Votes: 1,721

14. Guns of the Magnificent Seven (1969)

G | 105 min | Action, Western

5.7
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A Mexican revolutionary hires an American gunslinger to organize the rescue of their leader from a brutal Army prison.

Director: Paul Wendkos | Stars: George Kennedy, James Whitmore, Monte Markham, Reni Santoni

Votes: 2,115

15. And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself (2003 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 112 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.6
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Hollywood makes a deal with Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa to film his war and recreate his life.

Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Antonio Banderas, Eion Bailey, Alan Arkin, Jim Broadbent

Votes: 2,925

16. Adiós, Sabata (1970)

PG-13 | 104 min | Action, War, Western

6.0
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Master gunslinger Sabata helps a band of Mexican revolutionaries steal a wagon-load of gold.

Director: Gianfranco Parolini | Stars: Yul Brynner, Dean Reed, Ignazio Spalla, Gérard Herter

Votes: 1,610

17. Juarez (1939)

Approved | 125 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.3
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Louis Napoleon III takes advantage of the American Civil War to circumvent the Monroe Doctrine and expand his power by helping Emperor Maximillian Hapsburg to add Mexico to his empire. of Mexico.

Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Paul Muni, Bette Davis, Brian Aherne, Claude Rains

Votes: 1,743

18. A Bullet for the General (1967)

M | 115 min | Action, Western

7.1
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A band of Mexican gun-runners employed by a revolutionary general accept an American into their gang, unaware of his intentions.

Director: Damiano Damiani | Stars: Gian Maria Volontè, Klaus Kinski, Martine Beswick, Lou Castel

Votes: 3,522

19. Companeros (1970)

R | 118 min | Action, Comedy, Western

7.4
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A Swedish arms dealer and a Mexican peon team up to rescue the intellectual leader of the Revolutionary cause, while taking part in numerous misadventures along the way.

Director: Sergio Corbucci | Stars: Franco Nero, Tomas Milian, Fernando Rey, Iris Berben

Votes: 3,431

20. Bad Man's River (1971)

PG | 92 min | Comedy, Romance, Western

4.6
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Robber Roy King loses his wife, Alicia, to revolutionary Montero. Despite their rivalry they collaborate in an attempt to rob the Mexican government of one million dollars.

Director: Eugenio Martín | Stars: Lee Van Cleef, James Mason, Gina Lollobrigida, Simón Andreu

Votes: 620

21. Viva Maria! (1965)

Not Rated | 119 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

6.4
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Somewhere in Central America in 1907: Maria II is the daughter of an Irish terrorist. After her father's death, she meets Maria I, a singer in a circus. She decides to stay with the circus,... See full summary »

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Brigitte Bardot, Jeanne Moreau, George Hamilton, Paulette Dubost

Votes: 3,008

22. Old Gringo (1989)

R | 119 min | Adventure, History, Romance

5.8
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When school teacher Harriet Winslow goes to Mexico to teach, she is kidnapped by Gen. Tomas Arroyo and his revolutionaries. An aging American, Ambrose "Old Gringo" Bierce also in Mexico, ... See full summary »

Director: Luis Puenzo | Stars: Jane Fonda, Gregory Peck, Jimmy Smits, Patricio Contreras

Votes: 1,674 | Gross: $3.57M

23. Django Strikes Again (1987)

Not Rated | 88 min | Western

5.5
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A monk returns to his former life as a gunfighter when his estranged daughter is kidnapped by a Hungarian slaver.

Director: Nello Rossati | Stars: Franco Nero, Christopher Connelly, Licinia Lentini, William Berger

Votes: 988

24. A Town Called Hell (1971)

R | 95 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

4.9
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A group of Mexican revolutionaries murders a town priest and a number of his christian followers. Ten years later, a widow arrives in town intent to take revenge from her husband's killers.

Directors: Robert Parrish, Irving Lerner | Stars: Telly Savalas, Robert Shaw, Stella Stevens, Fernando Rey

Votes: 498

25. The Criminal Life of Archibaldo de la Cruz (1955)

Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.9
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The delirious journey of a mental disordered man, who is obsessed in making the perfect crime.

Director: Luis Buñuel | Stars: Ernesto Alonso, Miroslava, Rita Macedo, Ariadne Welter

Votes: 4,232

26. Run, Man, Run (1968)

Not Rated | 120 min | Adventure, Comedy, Western

6.9
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Several competing groups and mavericks (including the lead character Cuchillo) are hunting a gold treasure of $3,000,000. The gold was reserved for the Mexican revolution.

Director: Sergio Sollima | Stars: Tomas Milian, Donald O'Brien, Linda Veras, Marco Guglielmi

Votes: 1,394

27. Bandido (1956)

Approved | 92 min | Action, Adventure, War

6.3
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An arms dealer and a mercenary cross swords during the 1916 Mexican revolution.

Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Ursula Thiess, Gilbert Roland, Zachary Scott

Votes: 828

28. Tepepa (1969)

R | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.7
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The Mexican guerilla leader Tepepa and his gang fight against the chief of police, Cascorro.

Director: Giulio Petroni | Stars: Tomas Milian, Orson Welles, John Steiner, José Torres

Votes: 801

29. Don't Turn the Other Cheek (1971)

PG | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.8
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A self-proclaimed Russian prince, a Mexican bandit and a radical Irish female journalist team up during the Mexican Revolution to find fortune and notoriety.

Director: Duccio Tessari | Stars: Franco Nero, Eli Wallach, Lynn Redgrave, Horst Janson

Votes: 391

30. Cannon for Cordoba (1970)

PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Romance, Western

5.8
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In 1916, when a Mexican rebel steals cannons from the American army, General Pershing sends out a group of misfits to retrieve the stolen weapons.

Director: Paul Wendkos | Stars: George Peppard, Giovanna Ralli, Raf Vallone, Pete Duel

Votes: 466

31. Pancho Villa (1972)

PG | 92 min | Action, Biography, Comedy

4.8
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A double-cross in an arms deal prompts Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa to raid a US Army weapons depot in Columbus, New Mexico.

Director: Eugenio Martín | Stars: Telly Savalas, Clint Walker, Chuck Connors, Anne Francis

Votes: 508

32. Que Viva Mexico (1979)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Drama, Western

7.6
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Eisenstein shows us Mexico in this movie, its history and its culture. He believes, that Mexico can become a modern state.

Director: Sergei M. Eisenstein | Stars: Sergey Bondarchuk, Grigoriy Aleksandrov

Votes: 1,380

33. Antonieta (1982)

Not Rated | 108 min | Biography, Drama, War

5.9
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A French psychologist investigates about famous suicidal women. She finds the case of Antonieta Rivas Mercado, a Mexican writer who died inside Paris' Notre Dame in 1931. To follow the ... See full summary »

Director: Carlos Saura | Stars: Isabelle Adjani, Hanna Schygulla, Ignacio López Tarso, Carlos Bracho

Votes: 271

34. Viva Villa! (1934)

Passed | 115 min | Biography, Western

6.5
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After enacting revenge on the overseer who murdered his father, Pancho Villa becomes a bandit, earning the respect of the poor by brutally attacking the wealthy.

Directors: Jack Conway, Howard Hawks, William A. Wellman | Stars: Wallace Beery, Fay Wray, Leo Carrillo, Donald Cook

Votes: 1,045 | Gross: $1.11M

35. The 5-Man Army (1969)

M | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Western

6.7
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Spaghetti western about a group of bandits, led by Peter Graves, who plan on robbing a train transporting gold for the Mexican army.

Directors: Don Taylor, Italo Zingarelli | Stars: Bud Spencer, Peter Graves, James Daly, Nino Castelnuovo

Votes: 1,291

36. Pedro Páramo (1967)

TV-PG | 110 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.2
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Highly symbolic and allegorical, this drama takes the search of a son for his father in the chaotic times of the Mexican Revolution and the early 1900s as its basis. Stereotypical (or ... See full summary »

Director: Carlos Velo | Stars: John Gavin, Ignacio López Tarso, Pilar Pellicer, Julissa

Votes: 257

37. La ley del monte (1976)

PG | 115 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.2
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El hijo de un hombre rico y generoso crece lleno de odio por la muerte de su padre. Él se une a la revolución y después de tres años, vuelve para recuperar a su chica, pero las cosas han cambiado y se lleva una gran sorpresa.

Director: Alberto Mariscal | Stars: Vicente Fernández, Narciso Busquets, Patricia Aspíllaga, Julián Soler

Votes: 60

38. Wings of the Hawk (1953)

Passed | 81 min | Adventure, Romance, Western

6.1
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During the Mexican revolution of 1910, an American prospector gets involved with the revolutionaries after a corrupt Mexican official confiscates his mine.

Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Van Heflin, Julie Adams, Abbe Lane, George Dolenz

Votes: 179

39. The Light of Western Stars (1940)

Passed | 64 min | Romance, Western

5.7
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Cowhand Ladd dances with cantina girl Estrella and has a part in shooting Sheriff Tyler.

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: Victor Jory, Jo Ann Sayers, Russell Hayden, Morris Ankrum

Votes: 94

40. The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Spring Break Adventure (1999 Video)

96 min | Action, Adventure, History

6.4
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It's 1916, and Indiana Jones is living with his dad in Princeton, New Jersey. Spring break is fast approaching, and all Indy can think of is taking his girlfriend Nancy (daughter of ... See full summary »

Directors: Joe Johnston, Carl Schultz | Stars: Sean Patrick Flanery, Lloyd Owen, Ronny Coutteure, Robyn Lively

Votes: 511

41. What Am I Doing in the Middle of a Revolution? (1972)

103 min | Comedy, Western, Adventure

6.0
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Theatre director Don Albino Moncalieri and his only employee Guido Guidi are in desperate need of money. On tour throughout Mexico they get by accident entangled in revolutionary activities.

Director: Sergio Corbucci | Stars: Vittorio Gassman, Paolo Villaggio, Riccardo Garrone, Eduardo Fajardo

Votes: 182

42. She Came to the Valley (1979)

PG | 92 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.1
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A family moves to a border town near the Rio Grande and opens up a store. Unfortunately, Pancho Villa and his man storm the town and rob the place. The wife is left to fend for herself, so she gets in touch with the man who works for Villa.

Director: Albert Band | Stars: Ronee Blakley, Dean Stockwell, Scott Glenn, Freddy Fender

Votes: 86

43. Behind the Clouds (1962)

95 min | Drama, Romance, War

5.7
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Director: Gilberto Gazcón | Stars: Luis Aguilar, Marga López, Dagoberto Rodríguez, Andrés Soler

Votes: 10

44. Un treno per Durango (1968)

92 min | Western, Comedy

6.1
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2 buddy adventurers witness a train-robbery and are then hunting the robbed gold and they also robbed Helen.

Director: Mario Caiano | Stars: Anthony Steffen, Mark Damon, Dominique Boschero, Roberto Camardiel

Votes: 189

45. Viva Cangaceiro (1970)

104 min | Western

6.4
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Espidito, survives the massacre of his entire village. A hermit helps him believing he is a Jesus like figure. As "Redeemer" Espidito goes out to help the poor turning to guns and his own rebel band. The discovery of oil twists everything.

Director: Giovanni Fago | Stars: Tomas Milian, Ugo Pagliai, Eduardo Fajardo, Howard Ross

Votes: 156

46. The Other Side of Bonnie and Clyde (1968)

75 min | Drama, Crime

5.2
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Director: Larry Buchanan | Stars: Burl Ives, Frank Hamer, John Jenkins, Floyd Hamilton

Votes: 55

47. Bandits (1991)

95 min | Action, Adventure, War

6.9
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A kid runs away from boarding school to watch the cave where a bunch of bandits hide. The bandits discover and chase him but the kid escapes. He returns to the school but it's been ... See full summary »

Director: Luis Estrada | Stars: Eduardo Toussaint, Jorge Poza, Alan Gutiérrez, Sebastián Hiriart

Votes: 151

48. El escapulario (1968)

85 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy

7.0
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A woman who is about to die calls the town's priest and hands him a scapulary, saying that she knows of its great powers. Anybody who does not believe in them will end up dead.

Director: Servando González | Stars: Enrique Lizalde, Enrique Aguilar, Carlos Cardán, Federico Falcón

Votes: 152

49. Wanted: The Sundance Woman (1976 TV Movie)

TV-14 | 100 min | Drama, Western

5.8
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The Sundance Kids widow Etta Place joins up with Pancho Villa.

Director: Lee Philips | Stars: Katharine Ross, Steve Forrest, Stella Stevens, Michael Constantine

Votes: 145

50. Godfather Mendoza (1934)

85 min | Drama, War

7.6
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During Mexican Revolution, Rosalio Mendoza (Del Diestro) survives by making and winning favors from both factions, the governmental forces and Zapata's Army. His hacienda welcomes everybody... See full summary »

Directors: Juan Bustillo Oro, Fernando de Fuentes | Stars: Alfredo del Diestro, Carmen Guerrero, Antonio R. Frausto, Luis G. Barreiro

Votes: 380



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