Best Argentine movies / Mejores películas Argentinasby nikos3194 | created - 27 Mar 2018 | updated - 2 months ago | Public
Lista con la mejor selección de películas argentinas de todos los tiempos por relevancia histórica. Abarca cine real, subreal y documental. La selección es bastante subjetiva, ya que me fijé en colocar aquellas películas muy originales, reveladoras y reinvindicativas fuera de lo "mainstream". En construcción, última actualización en marzo de 2018.
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1. Nine Queens (2000)
R | 114 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Two con artists try to swindle a stamp collector by selling him a sheet of counterfeit rare stamps (the "nine queens").
Votes: 48,159 | Gross: $1.22M
3. The Secret in Their Eyes (2009)
R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A retired legal counselor writes a novel hoping to find closure for one of his past unresolved homicide cases and for his unreciprocated love with his superior - both of which still haunt him decades later.
Votes: 184,709 | Gross: $6.39M
5. The Traitors (1973)
113 min | Drama
Film originally intended for revolutionary working class and leftist intellectuals. About the life of a union activist who began his struggle in the Peronist ranks during the '60s and corrupted in his rise to power.
6. Rebellion in Patagonia (1974)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, History
In 1920, some workers of Patagonia, grouped in anarchist and socialist societies, decide to make a strike demanding better working conditions. The situation becomes unsustainable and the government sends the order is restored.
7. Time for Revenge (1981)
R | 112 min | Drama, Thriller
A union organizing demolition worker and a friend of his decide to blackmail the corrupt company they work for setting up a fake accident. Because of a miscalculation the friend dies, but ... See full summary »
8. Social Genocide (2004)
120 min | Documentary
After the fall of the military dictatorship in 1983, successive democratic governments launched a series of reforms purporting to turn Argentina into the world's most liberal and prosperous... See full summary »
9. The Official Story (1985)
Not Rated | 112 min | Drama, History, War
During the final months of Argentinian Military Dictatorship in 1983, a high school teacher sets out to find out who the mother of her adopted daughter is.
Votes: 7,612 | Gross: $0.03M
11. Night of the Pencils (1986)
105 min | Crime, Drama, History
This films tells the true story of seven teenagers who agitated for reduced student bus fares under two different regimes in Argentina, with tragic results. At first succeeding under the ... See full summary »
13. Wild Tango (1993)
R | 124 min | Biography, Drama, Music
A biopic based on the life of one of the pioneer argentine rock stars 'Tanguito'. The movie tells the story of his rise and fall from grace, encompassed in violent times of a military regime.
14. Perón: La revolución justicialista (1971)
180 min | Documentary
General Juan Perón is interviewed in his exile in Madrid, where he explains the doctrine and history of the Justicialist movement in Argentina. It's divided into two parts: "Before the ... See full summary »
15. Buenos Aires en relieve (1954)
26 min | Documentary, Short
First Argentine film in 3D, it includes several aerial and panoramic shots, where you can glimpse a city in expansion of the era. Presenting Buenos Aires as "the Capital of a Great Nation",... See full summary »
18. The Revolution of the Seven Madmen (1973)
118 min | Drama
After committing a fraud in the company where he works, a man meets a strange character who will introduce you to a group a terrorist attack plot.
19. Plata dulce (1982)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama
A man meets a former teammate of military service that offers a sweet deal. The money starts coming in abundance, but things change from one day to the other.
20. Quebracho (1974)
95 min | Drama
Set in 1910 in the Chaco. It shows the situation of the woodcutters of Quebracho, cruelly exploited by English entrepreneurs, with the support of the authorities, local police and a paramilitary body created by the employers themselves.
21. Murder in the Senate (1984)
105 min | Crime, Drama, History
In the Argentine of 1930s, Senator Lisandro de la Torre investigated a case of corruption in the export of meat, discovering a fraudulent plot between the national government and the British Empire, which will endanger his life.
22. Garage Olimpo (1999)
R | 98 min | Drama
In the 70's, eighteen year-old Maria Fabiani lives with her French mother Diane in an old house in Buenos Aires, subletting rooms and giving classes to illiterate adults in the slums. One ... See full summary »
23. Mercano the Martian (2002)
87 min | Animation, Comedy, Sci-Fi
When his pet is killed by a probe from earth, Mercano, a Martian, travels to earth angered. Landing in Buenos Aires, at first no one takes any notice of him.
24. Chronicle of an Escape (2006)
R | 103 min | Crime, Thriller
The goalkeeper of a little-known soccer team is kidnapped by a Argentinean government squad and sent to a detention center. After months of torture, he plots his escape with three other young men.
Votes: 3,327 | Gross: $0.00M
25. Carancho (2010)
Unrated | 107 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
In Argentina over 8,000 people die in traffic accidents every year. Behind each of these tragedies is a flourishing industry founded on insurance payouts and legal loopholes. Sosa is a ... See full summary »
Votes: 7,424 | Gross: $0.09M
26. El rati horror show (2010)
Not Rated | 98 min | Documentary
"Eine Polizei Horror Show" is a documentary portraying the dramatic story of Fernando Ariel Carrera, an ordinary man unjustly convicted to 30 years of prison -not by mistake but ... See full summary »
27. Juan Moreira (1973)
102 min | Adventure, Drama, History
In the late nineteenth century, the mule driver Juan Moreira is a good gaucho and worker who, like many others, is subjected to abuse and humiliation by the powerful, either the police or landowners.
28. Operación masacre (1973)
115 min | Drama, Thriller
In 1956 a military civic coup against self-appointed Liberating Revolution fails, and in Jose Leon Suarez, Argentina, are killed several suspected to be part of the civil uprising. However survive seven people manage to tell the story.