A View of Mexico
Movie Recommendations

Movies filmed in Mexico by Mexican directors
Movies filmed in Mexico by non-Mexican directors
Other movies of interest
Travelogues

Movies Filmed in Mexico by Mexican Directors

Al Otro Lado. (Directed by Gustavo Loza). Not rated. 2007.
DVD World (Spanish)

Alamar. (Directed by Pedro González-Rubio). Not rated. 2010. DVD World (Spanish)

Amor, Dolor y Vice Versa. (Directed by Alfonso Pineda Ulloa). Not rated. 2008.
DVD World (Spanish)

Amor Letra por Letra. (Directed by Luis Eduardo Reyes). Not rated. 2008.
DVD World (Spanish)

Amores Perros. (Directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu). R. 2000. DVD World (Spanish)

Asi del Precipicio. (Directed by Teresa Suarez). Not rated. 2006. DVD World (Spanish)

Aventurera. (Directed by Alberto Gout). Not rated. 1950. DVD World (Spanish)

Bandidos. (Directed by Luis Estrada). Not rated. 1990. DVD World (Spanish)

Cabeza de Vaca. (Directed by Nicolás Echevarría). R. 1990. VHS World

The Crime of Padre Amaro. (Directed by Carlos Carrera). R. 2002. DVD World (Spanish)

Cronos. (Directed by Guillermo Del Toro). R. 1992. DVD World (Spanish)

Cuando Mexico Canta. (Directed by Julian Soler). Not rated. 1958. DVD World (Spanish)

Danzón. (Directed by María Novaro). Not rated. 1991. DVD World (Spanish)

Duck Season. (Directed by Fernanado Eimbcke). R. 2004. DVD World (Spanish)

In the Middle of Nowhere. (Directed by Hugo Rodríguez). Not rated. 1993.
DVD World (Spanish)

Innocent Voices. (Directed by Luis Mandoki). R. 2004. DVD World (Spanish)

Lake Tahoe. (Directed by Fernando Eimbcke). Not rated. 2008. DVD World (Spanish)

Like Water for Chocolate. (Directed by Alfonso Arau). R. 1992. DVD World (Spanish)

Lucía, Lucía. (Directed by Antonio Serrano). R. 2003. DVD World (Spanish)

Macario Leiva, el Marihuanero. (Directed by Luis Estrada). Not rated. 1999.
Spanish DVD

My Dear Tom Mix. (Directed by Carlos García Agraz). Not rated. 1991. DVD World (Spanish)

My Mexican Shivah. (Directed by Alejandro Springall). Not rated. 2007. DVD World (Spanish)

No Eres T ú, Soy Yo. (Directed by Alejandro Springall). PG-13. 2010. DVD World (Spanish)

Nora's Will. (Directed by Mariana Chenillo). Not rated. 2008. DVD World (Spanish)

Rudo y Cursi. (Directed by Carlos Cuarón). R. 2008. DVD World (Spanish)

Saving Private Perez. (Directed by Beto Gomez). PG-13. 2012. DVD World (Spanish)

Sexo, Pudor y Lágrimas. (Directed by Antonio Serrano). R. 1999. DVD World (Spanish)

Silent Light. (Directed by Carlos Reygadas). Not rated. 2009.  DVD World (Spanish)

Sólo Con Tu Pareja. (Directed by Alfonso Cuarón). Not rated. 1991.  DVD World (Spanish)

La Sorpresa. (Directed by Oscar Gonzalez). Not rated. 2007. DVD World (Spanish)

Todo el Poder. (Directed by Fernando Sariñana). R. 1999. DVD World (Spanish)

La Última Mirada. (Directed by Patricia Arriaga Jordán). Not rated. 2006.
DVD World (Spanish)

The Violin. (Directed by Francisco Vargas). Not rated. 2005. DVD World (Spanish)

Without a Trace. (Directed by María Novaro). Not rated. 2000. DVD World (Spanish)

The Woman of the Port. (Directed by Arcady Boytler and Raphael J. Sevilla). Not rated. 1933. DVD World (Spanish)

Y Tu Mamá También. (Directed by Alfonso Cuarón). R. 2001. DVD World (Spanish)

La Zandunga. (Directed by Fernando de Fuentes). Not rated. 1937. Spanish DVD

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Movies Filmed in Mexico by Non-Mexican Directors

And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself. Not rated. 2003. DVD 791.4572 AND TV

Apocalypto. R. 2006. DVD World (Mayan)

Circo. Not rated. 2010. DVD 791.3 C

Corazon Marchito. Not rated. 2007. DVD World (Spanish)

Desperado. R. 1995. DVD Action/Adventure

Frida. R. 2002. DVD Drama

Garden of Evil. Not rated. 1954. DVD Western

Julia. R. 2008. DVD Drama

The Legend of Zorro. PG. 2005. DVD Action/Adventure

Ladrón Que Roba A Ladrón. Not rated. 1960. DVD World (Spanish)

Lost in the Wild. Not rated. 1993. DVD 791.4572 LOS TV

El Mariachi. R. 1993. DVD World (Spanish)

The Mask of Zorro. PG-13. 1998. DVD Action/Adventure

The Matador. R. 2005. DVD Comedy

Monsters. R. 2010. DVD SF/Fantasy

Nicotina. R. 2003. DVD World (Spanish)

El Norte. Not rated. 1983. DVD World (Spanish)

The Night of the Iguana. Not rated. 1964. DVD Drama

Man on Fire. R. 2004. DVD Action/Adventure

Once Upon a Time in Mexico. R. 2003. DVD Action/Adventure

The Other Side of Immigration. Not rated. 2010.
DVD 331.6272073 O

The Perfect Game. PG. 2009. DVD Drama and Blu-ray Drama

Qué viva México! Not rated. 1932. DVD World (Russian)

The Reunion. PG-13. 2011. DVD Action/Adventure and Blu-ray Action/Adventure

Simon of the Desert. Not rated. 1965. DVD World (Spanish)

Sin Nombre. R. 2008. DVD World (Spanish)

Sleep Dealer. PG-13. 2008. DVD World (Spanish)

Susana. Not rated. 1951. DVD World (Spanish)

A Woman Without Love. Not rated. 1952. DVD World (Spanish)

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Other Movies of Interest

American Family (television series). Not rated. 2002-2004. DVD 791.4572 AME TV

--And the Earth Did Not Swallow Him. Not rated. 2008. DVD Drama

August Evening. PG-13. 2007. DVD World (Spanish)

La Bamba. PG-13. 1987. DVD Drama

Bandidas. PG-13. 2006. DVD Action/Adventure

Bella. PG-13. 2006. DVD Drama

A Better Life. PG-13. 2011. DVD Drama

Born in East L.A. R. 1987. DVD Comedy

Bordertown. R. 2007. DVD Drama

Bread & Roses. R. 2000. DVD Drama

Cinco de Mayo. Not rated. 2004. DVD 394.26972 C

A Day without a Mexican. R. 2004. DVD Comedy

ESL. R. 2005. DVD Drama

Fools Rush In. PG-13. 1997. DVD Comedy

Goal! The Dream Begins. PG-13. 2005. DVD Drama

Guadalupe. PG. 2006. DVD World (Spanish)

The Incredible Journey of the Butterflies. Not rated. 2008. DVD 595.789 I

Ladrón Que Roba A Ladrón. PG-13. 2007. DVD World (Spanish)

The Life and Times of Frida Kahlo. Not rated. 2004. DVD B K1225Li

Lone Star. R. 1996. DVD Drama

Lost Souls. Not rated. 2010. DVD 342.73082 L

The Maldonado Miracle. PG. 2003. DVD 791.4572 MAL TV

The Mexican. R. 2001. DVD Comedy

Mexico: The Frozen Revolution. Not rated. 1971. DVD 972 M

The Milagro Beanfield War. R. 1988. DVD Comedy

My Family. R. 1995. DVD Drama

Nacho Libre. PG. 2006. DVD Comedy

On the Wings of the Monarch. Not rated. 2004. DVD 595.789 O

Pan's Labyrinth. R. 2007. DVD World (Spanish)

The Pearl. Not rated. 2001. DVD Drama

Quinceanera. R. 2006. DVD Drama

Real Women Have Curves. PG-13. 2002. DVD Drama

Selena. PG. 1997. DVD Drama

A Silent Love. Not rated. 2004. DVD Drama

Spanglish. PG-13. 2004. DVD Comedy

Sueño. PG-13. 2005. DVD Drama

The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada. R. 2005. DVD Western

Trade. R. 2007. DVD Drama

Tortilla Soup. PG-13. 2001. DVD Drama

Ugly Betty (television series). Not rated. 2006-. DVD 791.4572 UGL TV

Under the Same Moon. PG-13. 2007. DVD World (Spanish)

The Virgin of Juarez. PG-13. 2006. DVD Drama

Walkout. Not rated. 2006. DVD 791.4572 WAL TV

Which Way Home. Not rated. 2011. DVD 305.23086912 W

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Travelogues

Destination Mexico: Travel and Experience the World. Not rated. 1996. DVD 917.2 D

Mexico to the Max. Not rated. 2007. DVD 917.204 M

Passport to Adventure. Episode 126, Exploring the Costa Azul, Mexico. Not rated. 2005. DVD 917.2304 P

Smart Travels. Pacific Rim. Guadalajara & Puerto Vallarta. Mexico City & Zihuatanejo. Not rated. 2006. DVD 917.204 S

Travel with Kids. Mexico. The Yucatan. Not rated. 2007. DVD 917.204 T

Ultimate Mexico. Not rated. 2006. DVD 917.204 U

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