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1001 Latin American Movies You Must See Before You Die

As a proud Latin American, I realized I've been significantly lacking in my knowledge and appreciation for the cinema of my own people. After a lot of research, I began curating this list as a sort of guide to remediate this problem, and hopefully help spread awareness towards our cinema.

Como orgulloso latinoamericano, me he dado cuenta de que me falta mucho por conocer y apreciar el cine de mi propio pueblo. Investigué mucho y empecé a confeccionar esta lista como una especie de guía para remediar este problema y, con un poco de suerte, ayudar a concienciar sobre nuestro cine.

Como orgulhoso latino-americano, percebi que meu conhecimento e apreço pelo cinema de meu próprio povo têm sido extremamente deficientes.…

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  • City of God

    1

  • I Am Cuba

    2

  • Twenty Years Later

    3

  • The Battle of Chile: Part I

    4

  • The Battle of Chile: Part II

    5

  • Master, a Building in Copacabana

    6

  • Playing

    7

  • Isle of Flowers

    8

  • Central Station

    9

  • Y Tu Mamá También

    10

  • Embrace of the Serpent

    11

  • Pan's Labyrinth

    12

  • The Young and the Damned

    13

  • The Secret in Their Eyes

    14

  • The Salt of the Earth

    15

  • The Holy Mountain

    16

  • The Exterminating Angel

    17

  • Pixote

    18

  • The Given Word

    19

  • Macario

    20

  • Amores Perros

    21

  • Rio, Zona Norte

    22

  • The Three Deaths of Marisela Escobedo

    23

  • Wild Tales

    24

  • Roma

    25

  • Güeros

    26

  • Extraordinary Stories

    27

  • Canoa: A Shameful Memory

    28

  • The Wolf House

    29

  • The Second Mother

    30

  • Viridiana

    31

  • They Don't Wear Black Tie

    32

  • The Battle of Chile: Part III

    33

  • I Dream in Another Language

    34

  • Invisible Life

    35

  • La Flor

    36

  • Eternity

    37

  • Nine Queens

    38

  • Santa Sangre

    39

  • Salut les Cubains

    40

  • A Dog's Will

    41

  • The Vampires of Poverty

    42

  • Nostalgia for the Light

    43

  • Carandiru

    44

  • Tempestad

    45

  • The Hour of the Furnaces

    46

  • Buccaneer Soul

    47

  • I'm No Longer Here

    48

  • The Guns

    49

  • São Paulo, Sociedade Anônima

    50

  • Sidewalls

    51

  • Brasil

    52

  • Garden of War

    53

  • Cat Skin

    54

  • Martyrdom

    55

  • Simon of the Desert

    56

  • Movie Dementia

    57

  • Él

    58

  • Pixo

    59

  • Aquarius

    60

  • Soul in the Eye

    61

  • To the Left of the Father

    62

  • Pictures of Ghosts

    63

  • The Boy and the Wind

    64

  • The Official Story

    65

  • Tabu

    66

  • Argentina, 1985

    67

  • Estômago: A Gastronomic Story

    68

  • S. Bernardo

    69

  • Silent Light

    70

  • The Two Escobars

    71

  • The Case of the Naves Brothers

    72

  • Nazarin

    73

  • El Infierno

    74

  • Trenque Lauquen

    75

  • Waiting for the Carnival

    76

  • The Way He Looks

    77

  • The Red Light Bandit

    78

  • Birds of Passage

    79

  • Time for Revenge

    80

  • The Woman Who Invented Love

    81

  • Martin (Hache)

    82

  • Now!

    83

  • Boy & the World

    84

  • Compasso de Espera

    85

  • Elena

    86

  • No Way, Spider

    87

  • Bacurau

    88

  • Tiempo de valientes

    89

  • The Skeleton of Mrs. Morales

    90

  • Elite Squad

    91

  • Entranced Earth

    92

  • Di Cavalcanti

    93

  • Death of a Bureaucrat

    94

  • Rio, 100 Degrees F.

    95

  • Bus 174

    96

  • The Secret Formula

    97

  • Memories of Underdevelopment

    98

  • Lisbela and the Prisoner

    99

  • Days of Santiago

    100