With Instituto Mexicano de Cinematografía (IMCINE) (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Like Water for Chocolate (1992)
R | 105 min | Drama, Romance
When tradition prevents her from marrying the man she loves, a young woman discovers she has a unique talent for cooking.
Votes: 15,870 | Gross: $21.67M
3. The Untamed (2016)
Not Rated | 98 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
A couple in a troubled marriage locate a meteorite, initiating an encounter with a mysterious creature. Their lives are turned upside down by the discovery of the creature, which is a source of both pleasure and destruction.
Votes: 3,778 | Gross: $0.03M
4. Cronos (1993)
R | 94 min | Horror
A mysterious device designed to provide its owner with eternal life resurfaces after four hundred years, leaving a trail of destruction in its path.
Votes: 24,809 | Gross: $0.62M
5. El Narco (2010)
NC-17 | 145 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
Benjamin Garcia, Benny, is deported from the United States. Back home and against a bleak picture, Benny gets involved in the narco business, in which has for the first time in his life, an... See full summary »
6. Battle in Heaven (2005)
Unrated | 98 min | Crime, Drama
Marcos lusts after his boss's promiscuous daughter, but after botching an extortion scheme, he becomes wracked with guilt.
Votes: 5,704 | Gross: $0.07M
8. Dance with the Devil (1997)
R | 126 min | Action, Crime, Horror
A psychotic criminal couple kidnaps a random teenage couple. The woman rapes the male captive, and lets him watch his lover being raped by the man. They then plan to sacrifice the couple.
9. Sexo, pudor y lágrimas (1999)
R | 109 min | Comedy, Drama
This comedic drama features two young couples, and another couple of old friends who reenter the two couples lives. The story takes place mostly in two apartments across the street from ... See full summary »
10. Para vestir santos (2004)
5 min | Drama, Short
Doña Consuelo constantly listens to old Don Chema's nasty comments about her daughter Cristina's unmarried state. But little do they know that Cristina has a pleasant secret.
11. Leap Year (2010)
Unrated | 94 min | Drama, Romance
Laura's personal life consists of one affair after another. She meets Arturo and the pair enter into an intense, violent sexual relationship. As days go by, Laura crosses out the days on a calendar, revealing her secret past to her lover.
12. Sólo con Tu Pareja (1991)
Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy, Romance
A womanizer is falsely diagnosed with AIDS by a jealous lover and falls in love with a woman equally suicidal as he.
Votes: 3,039 | Gross: $0.01M
13. Japón (2002)
R | 122 min | Drama
A painter from the big city goes to a remote canyon to commit suicide. To reach some calmness, he stays at the farmstead of Ascen, an old, religious woman. Although but a few words are spoken, love grows.
14. The Crime of Padre Amaro (2002)
R | 118 min | Drama, Romance
Politics and sexual passions threaten to corrupt a young, newly-ordained priest in a small Mexican town.
Votes: 12,334 | Gross: $5.71M
15. Matando Cabos (2004)
R | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A dark, offbeat comedy about a group of Mexico City teens embroiled in a kidnapping involving a retired wrestling legend and a parrot.
Votes: 4,265 | Gross: $0.13M
16. Midaq Alley (1995)
Unrated | 140 min | Drama
Based on the Nobel Prize Winner's novel, the Egyptian Naguib Mahfouz. The story, translated from El Cairo to Mexico City's downtown, narrates the life of the members of the neighbourhood ... See full summary »
17. A Day Without a Mexican (2004)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
When a mysterious fog surrounds the boundaries of California, there is a communication breakdown and all the Mexicans disappear, affecting the economy and the state stops working missing the Mexican workers and dwellers.
Votes: 2,988 | Gross: $4.18M
18. The Perfect Dictatorship (2014)
143 min | Comedy, Drama
TV MX, the most powerful Mexican Television Corporation, discloses a scandalous story involving Governor Carmelo Vargas in serious crimes and illicit business. Governor Vargas worried about... See full summary »
20. Herod's Law (1999)
R | 120 min | Comedy, Crime, Mystery
Mexico, 1949. The fable of a janitor turned Mayor on a little town lost in the Mexican desert, who gradually realizes how far his new acquainted power and corruption can get him.
21. The 4th Company (2016)
109 min | Action, Crime, Drama
Zambrano is a juvenile offender that when arrives to the penitentiary only longs to join a football team, Los Perros. Such illusion ends up involving him with the organized crime under the ... See full summary »
23. La mitad del mundo (2009)
92 min | Comedy, Drama
The sexual awakening of Mingo, a young man of 25 years old with a mental disability, brings him both popularity and problems. When this charismatic and imaginative poet assumes his new role... See full summary »
24. A Thousand Clouds of Peace (2003)
Not Rated | 83 min | Drama, Romance
Gerardo, a 17-year old guy has just finished his relationship with Bruno and starts wandering hopeless through the streets of the city. In his wandering he's tortured by images: each ... See full summary »
25. Poison for the Fairies (1986)
90 min | Fantasy, Horror
A 10 year old girl convinces a lonely classmate that she is a witch, forcing the child to become her assistant. Though their games are initially rather naive, they gradually take a nasty and violent turn.
26. La otra conquista (1998)
R | 105 min | Drama, History
It is May 1520 in the vast Aztec Empire one year after the Spanish Conqueror Hernán Cortés' arrival in Mexico. "The Other Conquest" opens with the infamous massacre of the Aztecs at the ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,085 | Gross: $0.89M
28. Backyard (2009)
122 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
The true story of the border town of Juarez, Mexico where since the mid-1990s thousands of women have gone missing or turned up as sun-burnt corpses in the desert. Can new police captain Blanca Bravo stop the savagery?
29. Raging Sun, Raging Sky (2009)
Not Rated | 141 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance
A story of love, sex and destiny, by director Julian Hernandez. Youthful Kieri and Ryo share a deep and passionate love for each other. Kieri sets off in search of his soul mate after Ryo ... See full summary »
30. Broken Sky (2006)
PG-13 | 140 min | Drama, Romance
Two students, Gerardo and Jonas, are in love. However, Jonas becomes obsessed with another boy, which leads to Gerardo moving into arms of Sergio.
Votes: 1,102 | Gross: $0.03M
31. Duck Season (2004)
R | 90 min | Comedy, Drama
Flama and Moko are fourteen years old; they have been best friends since they were kids. They have everything they need to survive yet another boring Sunday: an apartment without parents, ... See full summary »
Votes: 3,620 | Gross: $0.15M
32. Violet Perfume: No One Is Listening (2001)
PG-13 | 90 min | Drama
A poignant and moving urban drama, focusing on the growing problem of sexual assault in Mexico City. Director Sistach fictionalizes the true story of a friendship between two adolescent ... See full summary »
33. Cabeza de Vaca (1990)
R | 111 min | Adventure, Drama, History
A handful of survivors from a disastrous 1528 Spanish expedition to Florida journey across the coast until they reach Mexico.
Votes: 1,003 | Gross: $0.79M
34. Only God Knows (2006)
115 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
On a lark in Tijuana, a carefree Brazilian art student crosses paths with a brooding Mexican journalist, sparking a cascade of events across both Mexico and Brazil. As Dolores and Damián discover an intimate love and a mysterious spiritual heritage, they struggle with ever more costly choices.
35. Deep Crimson (1996)
114 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
The life of a man who preys on unsuspecting women for a living is changed when he finds an accomplice in the woman who loves and controls him.
36. Trémulo (2015)
20 min | Short, Romance
Carlos sweeps and mops the floor of an old-time barbershop. The day before Independence Day, among the customers is Julio. Their eyes meet, and when the barbershop closes Julio comes back ... See full summary »
37. Club Sandwich (2013)
R | 82 min | Comedy
Hector and his young mother Paloma go on vacation. Out of season their hotel is deserted. They spend their days sitting on the edge of the swimming pool. Then attractive Jazmin arrives and we see how Paloma loses her son to a summer fling.
38. Strawberry and Chocolate (1993)
R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
This Oscar nominated film is the story of two men who are opposites, one gay, the other straight, one a fierce communist, the other a fierce individualist, one suspicious, the other accepting, and how they come to love each other.
Votes: 4,989 | Gross: $2.08M
39. Nicotina (2003)
R | 90 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A real-time dark comedy about a science geek who tangles with a clutch of Russian gangsters after he delivers them the wrong computer disk.
Votes: 3,326 | Gross: $0.80M
41. Cumbia callera (2007)
Not Rated | 94 min | Crime, Drama, Musical
Framed by the high mountain chains that surround the city of Monterrey (Mexico), three youngsters live passions and dilemmas, roaming between the steep slums and the luxury districts, ... See full summary »
43. The Darkest Days of Us (2017)
97 min | Drama
Ana returns to her hometown of Tijuana after many years away. If her sister's death is only a fragmented memory, her childhood home is a real and conflicting presence.
44. Quemar las naves (2007)
PG-13 | 100 min | Drama
Eugenia is a former pop singer who is bedridden and dying of cancer. Her 19 year old daughter Helena dreams of traveling the world and learns foreign languages at home and wishes she could ... See full summary »
45. Fuera del cielo (2006)
R | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
In the devastated urban landscape of Mexico City, in the course of a day, the lives of a handful of characters intertwine.
46. The Amazing Catfish (2013)
Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama
Claudia, a lonely young woman, works in a supermarket. One night, she ends up in the hospital with a severe case of appendicitis. There, she meets Martha, the woman resting in the bed next ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,565 | Gross: $0.01M
47. Blue Eyelids (2007)
R | 98 min | Comedy, Drama
Marina wins a paradise vacation for two, but when she realizes that she has no one to bring along, she decides to invite a stranger named Victor. The pair soon discovers that true love depends more on compatibility rather than idyllic scenery.
48. No One Writes to the Colonel (1999)
Not Rated | 118 min | Drama
Every Friday, the Colonel puts on his only suit and goes to the dock to await a letter announcing the arrival of his pension. But the townsfolk all know that this pension will never come. ... See full summary »
49. The Journey (1992)
R | 142 min | Drama
A young man living in a cold southern village in South America, decides to start a trip looking for his father. By doing this he discovers unexpected facts about his latin American essence.
50. Oedipo alcalde (1996)
100 min | Drama, War
Set amidst the rebel wars (representing the Theban plagues) of contemporary Colombia, young Mayor Edipo must mediate a peace deal between conflicting guerrilla groups and the army. It is ... See full summary »