5 best Spanish movies

Spanish cinema has plenty of very good movies and we are always surprised by their creativity! Indeed, they have some fantastic film directors like Pedro Almodovar which might be the best known and talented of all.

Spanish Studio selected for you 5 Spanish movies that you should definitely watch!


What is the story ? Raimunda and Soledad are sisters who grew up in Alcanfor de las Infantas, a small village in La Mancha, but now both live in Madrid. Their parents died in a tragic fire three years prior to the beginning of the film. The events which occurred on the night of the fire are only gradually revealed, and are central to the plot.

Why you’ll like it ? A sweet combination of humor and emotions.

Mar Adentro (The sea inside)

What is the story ? The life story of Spaniard Ramón Sampedro, who fought a 28-year campaign to win the right to end his own life with dignity.

Why you’ll like it ? A moving film about the delicate issue of euthanasia treated with accuracy.

La piel que habito (The skin I live in)

What is the story ? Ever since his wife was burned in a car crash, Dr. Robert Ledgard, an eminent plastic surgeon, has dedicated to creating a new skin with which he could have saved his wife.

Why you’ll like it ? A very intense movie, a true hymn to love and life, that shakes you to tears.

La mala educación (Bad education)

What is the story ? Two reunited childhood friends and lovers caught up in a stylized murder mystery.

Why you’ll like it ? It is an amazing mystery/revenge story. Almodovar’s style really shines in this movie.

El laberinto del fauno (Pan’s Labyrinth)

What is the story ? The narrative of the film intertwines this real world with a mythical world centered on an overgrown abandoned labyrinth and a mysterious faun creature, with which the main character, Ofelia, interacts.

Why you’ll like it ? It is one of those rare films where the imagery is so dense that you keep making discoveries no matter how often you return to it.