Best award winning movies with distinctive directing from Mexico

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with distinctive directing from Mexico! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with distinctive directing from Mexico, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 The Box (2021)

The story of a young boy on a mission to collect what he believes to be his father’s remains only to get sucked into the underbelly of the migrant industry in Mexico.

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2021-09-06 | Drama

Cast

Hernán Mendoza, Hatzín Oscar Navarrete

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    less engaging
  2. Ranked #1 for
    visual stylist
  3. Ranked #2 for
    illusory

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2 BARDO, False Chronicle of a Handful of Truths (2022)

A renowned Mexican journalist and documentary filmmaker living in Los Angeles, after being named the recipient of a prestigious international award, is compelled to return to his native country, unaware that this simple trip will push him to an existential limit.

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2022-10-27 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Daniel Giménez Cacho, Griselda Siciliani

Rating

rating icon 6.969
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    indelible imagery
  2. Ranked #1 for
    magnum opus
  3. Ranked #1 for
    transcendental subject

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3 Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio (2022)

During the rise of fascism in Mussolini's Italy, a wooden boy brought magically to life struggles to live up to his father's expectations.

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2022-10-22 | Animation / Fantasy

Cast

Ewan McGregor, David Bradley

Rating

rating icon 8.109
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    undeniable classic
  2. Ranked #1 for
    dark and edgy
  3. Ranked #1 for
    dark tone

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Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio trailer
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4 Tigers Are Not Afraid (2017)

A dark fairy tale about a gang of five children trying to survive the horrific violence of the cartels and the ghosts created every day by the drug war.

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2017-11-02 | Fantasy / Horror

Cast

Paola Lara, Juan Ramón López

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #131 for
    masterpiece
  2. Ranked #155 for
    vertiginous
  3. Ranked #175 for
    fairytale-like

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5 The Violin (2005)

In an unnamed Latin American country that closely resembles Mexico, the government fights a rural insurgency with torture, assault, rape, and murder. Soldiers descend on a town, cutting off the rebels from their cache of ammunition hidden in a field. A family of grandfather, son, and grandson are among the rebels in the hills. The grandfather, with his violin over his shoulder, tries to pass the checkpoint, ostensibly to tend his corn crop. The commanding officer lets him pass but insists on a daily music lesson.

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2005-03-11 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Ángel Tavira, Gerardo Taracena

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #270 for
    for edification
  2. Ranked #277 for
    naturalist
  3. Ranked #290 for
    salt of the earth

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The Violin trailer
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6 The Exorcism of God (2022)

An American priest working in Mexico is considered a saint by many local parishioners. However, due to a botched exorcism, he carries a secret that’s eating him alive until he gets an opportunity to face his demon one final time.

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2022-03-11 | Horror / Crime

Cast

Will Beinbrink, María Gabriela de Faría

Rating

rating icon 7.11
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2 for
    cardinal sin
  2. Ranked #3 for
    pretty damn good
  3. Ranked #6 for
    mindless gore

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7 A Monster with a Thousand Heads (2016)

When Sonia receives the news that her husband’s cancer has progressed to a critical stage, she races to secure the insurance company’s approval for the care that can help him.

Info

2016-03-30 | Drama / Thriller

Cast

Veronica Falcón, Jana Raluy

Rating

rating icon 6.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #134 for
    with bangers
  2. Ranked #372 for
    emo character
  3. Ranked #434 for
    cocksure

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A Monster with a Thousand Heads trailer
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8 I'm No Longer Here (2019)

In Monterrey, Mexico, a young street gang spends their days dancing to slowed-down cumbia and attending parties. After a mix-up with a local cartel, their leader is forced to migrate to the U.S. but quickly longs to return home.

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2019-10-21 | Drama

Cast

Juan Daniel Garcia Treviño, Bianca Coral Puernte Valenzuela

Rating

rating icon 7.851
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    minimal character development
  2. Ranked #1 for
    subculture
  3. Ranked #1 for
    stunning photography

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I'm No Longer Here trailer
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9 Güeros (2014)

Set amidst the 1999 student strikes in Mexico City, this coming-of-age tale finds two brothers venturing through the city in a sentimental search for an aging legendary musician. Shot in black-and-white, Güeros brims with youthful exuberance.

Info

2014-04-17 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Sebastián Aguirre, Tenoch Huerta Mejía

Rating

rating icon 7.515
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #69 for
    like Inside Llewyn Davis
  2. Ranked #261 for
    Coming of Age
  3. Ranked #263 for
    ad lib

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Güeros trailer
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10 Y Tu Mamá También (2001)

In Mexico, two teenage boys and an attractive older woman embark on a road trip and learn a thing or two about life, friendship, sex, and each other.

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2001-06-08 | Drama / Romance

Cast

Gael García Bernal, Diego Luna

Rating

rating icon 7.416
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #21 for
    bawdy
  2. Ranked #89 for
    like Porky's
  3. Ranked #90 for
    erotically charging

Trailer

Y Tu Mamá También trailer
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