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1. The Wild Bunch (1969)

R | 135 min | Action, Adventure, Western

7.9
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95 Metascore

An aging group of outlaws look for one last big score as the "traditional" American West is disappearing around them.

Director: Sam Peckinpah | Stars: William Holden, Ernest Borgnine, Robert Ryan, Edmond O'Brien

Votes: 73,470 | Gross: $12.06M

2. Duck, You Sucker (1971)

PG | 138 min | Drama, War, Western

7.7
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77 Metascore

In Mexico at the time of the Revolution, Juan, the leader of a bandit family, meets John Mallory, an IRA explosives expert on the run from the British. Seeing John's skill with explosives, Juan decides to persuade him to join the bandits in a raid on the great bank of Mesa Verde. John in the meantime has made contact with the revolutionaries, and intends to use his dynamite in their service.

Director: Sergio Leone | Stars: Rod Steiger, James Coburn, Romolo Valli, Maria Monti

Votes: 27,307

3. Like Water for Chocolate (1992)

R | 105 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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86 Metascore

When tradition prevents her from marrying the man she loves, a young woman discovers she has a unique talent for cooking.

Director: Alfonso Arau | Stars: Marco Leonardi, Lumi Cavazos, Regina Torné, Mario Iván Martínez

Votes: 15,965 | Gross: $21.67M

4. Two Mules for Sister Sara (1970)

GP | 116 min | Adventure, Romance, War

7.0
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62 Metascore

Nun Sara (Shirley MacLaine) is on the run in Mexico and is saved from cowboys by Hogan (Clint Eastwood), who is preparing for a future mission to capture a French fort. The pair become good friends, but Sara never does tell him the true reason behind her being outlawed.

Director: Don Siegel | Stars: Clint Eastwood, Shirley MacLaine, Manolo Fábregas, Alberto Morin

Votes: 21,913

5. The Professionals (1966)

PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Western

7.3
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75 Metascore

An arrogant Texas millionaire hires four adventurers to rescue his kidnapped wife from a notorious Mexican bandit.

Director: Richard Brooks | Stars: Burt Lancaster, Lee Marvin, Robert Ryan, Woody Strode

Votes: 12,749 | Gross: $19.54M

6. The Undefeated (1969)

G | 119 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

6.7
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48 Metascore

After the Civil War, ex-Confederate soldiers heading for a new life in Mexico run into ex-Union cavalrymen selling horses to the Mexican government but they must join forces to fight off Mexican bandits and revolutionaries.

Director: Andrew V. McLaglen | Stars: John Wayne, Rock Hudson, Antonio Aguilar, Roman Gabriel

Votes: 5,527

7. Guns of the Magnificent Seven (1969)

G | 105 min | Action, Western

5.7
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A Mexican revolutionary hires an American gunslinger to organize the rescue of their leader from a brutal Army prison.

Director: Paul Wendkos | Stars: George Kennedy, James Whitmore, Monte Markham, Reni Santoni

Votes: 2,172

8. Viva Zapata! (1952)

Approved | 113 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.4
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The story of Mexican revolutionary Emiliano Zapata, who led a rebellion against the corrupt, oppressive dictatorship of president Porfirio Díaz in the early 20th century.

Director: Elia Kazan | Stars: Marlon Brando, Jean Peters, Anthony Quinn, Joseph Wiseman

Votes: 9,546

9. Vera Cruz (1954)

Approved | 94 min | Adventure, Western

7.1
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During the Mexican Rebellion of 1866, an unsavory group of American adventurers are hired by the forces of Emporer Maximilian to escort a countess to Vera Cruz.

Director: Robert Aldrich | Stars: Gary Cooper, Burt Lancaster, Denise Darcel, Cesar Romero

Votes: 8,332

10. 100 Rifles (1969)

R | 110 min | Adventure, Romance, War

6.0
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In 1912 Sonora, Mexico, native revolutionary Yaqui Joe robs a bank to buy arms for his oppressed people, but finds himself sought by an American lawman and the Mexican Army.

Director: Tom Gries | Stars: Jim Brown, Raquel Welch, Burt Reynolds, Fernando Lamas

Votes: 2,652

11. Viva Maria! (1965)

Not Rated | 119 min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance

6.4
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Somewhere in Central America in 1907: Maria II is the daughter of an Irish terrorist. After her father's death, she meets Maria I, a singer in a circus. She decides to stay with the circus,... See full summary »

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Brigitte Bardot, Jeanne Moreau, George Hamilton, Paulette Dubost

Votes: 3,048

12. The Mercenary (1968)

PG-13 | 110 min | Comedy, Western

7.2
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A greedy Polish mercenary aids a mine worker and peasant girl as they lead a revolution against the oppressive Mexican Government, and are pursued by an American rival.

Director: Sergio Corbucci | Stars: Franco Nero, Tony Musante, Franco Giacobini, Eduardo Fajardo

Votes: 3,707

13. Juarez (1939)

Approved | 125 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.1
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Louis Napoleon III takes advantage of the American Civil War to circumvent the Monroe Doctrine and expand his power by helping Emperor Maximillian Hapsburg to add Mexico to his empire. of Mexico.

Director: William Dieterle | Stars: Paul Muni, Bette Davis, Brian Aherne, Claude Rains

Votes: 1,813

14. A Bullet for the General (1967)

M | 115 min | Action, Western

7.1
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A band of Mexican gun-runners employed by a revolutionary general accept an American into their gang, unaware of his intentions.

Director: Damiano Damiani | Stars: Gian Maria Volontè, Klaus Kinski, Martine Beswick, Lou Castel

Votes: 3,624

15. Adiós, Sabata (1970)

PG-13 | 104 min | Action, War, Western

6.0
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Master gunslinger Sabata helps a band of Mexican revolutionaries steal a wagon-load of gold.

Director: Gianfranco Parolini | Stars: Yul Brynner, Dean Reed, Ignazio Spalla, Gérard Herter

Votes: 1,655

16. And Starring Pancho Villa as Himself (2003 TV Movie)

TV-MA | 112 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.5
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Hollywood makes a deal with Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa to film his war and recreate his life.

Director: Bruce Beresford | Stars: Antonio Banderas, Eion Bailey, Alan Arkin, Jim Broadbent

Votes: 2,963

17. They Came to Cordura (1959)

Approved | 123 min | Adventure, Drama, History

6.4
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An army major, himself guilty of cowardice, is asked to recommend soldiers for the Congressional Medal of Honor during the Mexican Border Incursion of 1916.

Director: Robert Rossen | Stars: Gary Cooper, Rita Hayworth, Van Heflin, Tab Hunter

Votes: 1,753

18. Bandido! (1956)

Approved | 92 min | Action, Adventure, War

6.2
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An arms dealer and a mercenary cross swords during the 1916 Mexican revolution.

Director: Richard Fleischer | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Ursula Thiess, Gilbert Roland, Zachary Scott

Votes: 840

19. El Condor (1970)

R | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

6.0
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The El Condor, the fabled Mexican stronghold rumoured to contain Emperor Maximilian's mythical reserves in gold, will attract two adventurous fortune seekers, who with eyes gleaming with desire, will shortly know that only fools rush in.

Director: John Guillermin | Stars: Jim Brown, Lee Van Cleef, Patrick O'Neal, Marianna Hill

Votes: 906

20. Old Gringo (1989)

R | 119 min | Adventure, History, Romance

5.8
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When school teacher Harriet Winslow goes to Mexico to teach, she is kidnapped by Gen. Tomas Arroyo and his revolutionaries. An aging American, Ambrose "Old Gringo" Bierce also in Mexico, ... See full summary »

Director: Luis Puenzo | Stars: Jane Fonda, Gregory Peck, Jimmy Smits, Patricio Contreras

Votes: 1,694 | Gross: $3.57M

21. Bad Man's River (1971)

PG | 92 min | Comedy, Romance, Western

4.6
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Robber Roy King loses his wife, Alicia, to revolutionary Montero. Despite their rivalry they collaborate in an attempt to rob the Mexican government of one million dollars.

Director: Eugenio Martín | Stars: Lee Van Cleef, James Mason, Gina Lollobrigida, Simón Andreu

Votes: 634

22. Villa Rides (1968)

R | 125 min | War, Western

6.4
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Mexican rebel Pancho Villa lead a revolution helped by an American aviator imprisonned in Mexico.

Director: Buzz Kulik | Stars: Yul Brynner, Robert Mitchum, Maria Grazia Buccella, Charles Bronson

Votes: 1,677 | Gross: $2.64M

23. Companeros (1970)

R | 118 min | Action, Comedy, Western

7.4
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A Swedish arms dealer and a Mexican peon team up to rescue the intellectual leader of the Revolutionary cause, while taking part in numerous misadventures along the way.

Director: Sergio Corbucci | Stars: Franco Nero, Tomas Milian, Fernando Rey, Iris Berben

Votes: 3,536

24. Django Strikes Again (1987)

Not Rated | 88 min | Western

5.5
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A monk returns to his former life as a gunfighter when his estranged daughter is kidnapped by a Hungarian slaver.

Director: Nello Rossati | Stars: Franco Nero, Christopher Connelly, Licinia Lentini, William Berger

Votes: 1,007

25. La chamuscada (Tierra y libertad) (1971)

90 min | Action, Drama, War

8.3
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A sharecropper and his daughter, a swarthy beauty, flee from the hacienda on which they live and join the Mexican Revolution.

Director: Alberto Mariscal | Stars: Luis Aguilar, Rodolfo de Anda, Emilio Fernández, Irma Serrano

Votes: 10

26. Wings of the Hawk (1953)

Passed | 81 min | Adventure, Romance, Western

6.0
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During the Mexican revolution of 1910, an American prospector gets involved with the revolutionaries after a corrupt Mexican official confiscates his mine.

Director: Budd Boetticher | Stars: Van Heflin, Julie Adams, Abbe Lane, George Dolenz

Votes: 183

27. Run, Man, Run (1968)

Not Rated | 120 min | Adventure, Comedy, Western

6.9
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Several competing groups and mavericks (including the lead character Cuchillo) are hunting a gold treasure of $3,000,000. The gold was reserved for the Mexican revolution.

Director: Sergio Sollima | Stars: Tomas Milian, Donald O'Brien, Linda Veras, Marco Guglielmi

Votes: 1,448

28. Viva Villa! (1934)

Passed | 115 min | Biography, Western

6.4
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After enacting revenge on the overseer who murdered his father, Pancho Villa becomes a bandit, earning the respect of the poor by brutally attacking the wealthy.

Directors: Jack Conway, Howard Hawks, William A. Wellman | Stars: Wallace Beery, Fay Wray, Leo Carrillo, Donald Cook

Votes: 1,074 | Gross: $1.11M

29. The 5-Man Army (1969)

M/PG | 105 min | Action, Adventure, Western

6.7
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Spaghetti western about a group of bandits, led by Peter Graves, who plan on robbing a train transporting gold for the Mexican army.

Directors: Don Taylor, Italo Zingarelli | Stars: Bud Spencer, Peter Graves, James Daly, Nino Castelnuovo

Votes: 1,313

30. A Town Called Hell (1971)

R | 95 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

4.9
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A group of Mexican revolutionaries murders a town priest and a number of his christian followers. Ten years later, a widow arrives in town intent to take revenge from her husband's killers.

Directors: Robert Parrish, Irving Lerner | Stars: Telly Savalas, Robert Shaw, Stella Stevens, Fernando Rey

Votes: 511

31. The Guns of Juana Gallo (1961)

Not Rated | 91 min | War, Drama

7.1
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The true life's story of Juana Gallo. A woman who rose to become one of the leaders of the Mexican revolution.

Director: Miguel Zacarías | Stars: María Félix, Jorge Mistral, Luis Aguilar, Ignacio López Tarso

Votes: 50

32. Cannon for Cordoba (1970)

PG-13 | 104 min | Action, Romance, Western

5.8
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In 1916, when a Mexican rebel steals cannons from the American army, General Pershing sends out a group of misfits to retrieve the stolen weapons.

Director: Paul Wendkos | Stars: George Peppard, Giovanna Ralli, Raf Vallone, Pete Duel

Votes: 472

33. The Criminal Life of Archibaldo de la Cruz (1955)

Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.8
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The delirious journey of a mental disordered man, who is obsessed in making the perfect crime.

Director: Luis Buñuel | Stars: Ernesto Alonso, Miroslava, Rita Macedo, Ariadne Welter

Votes: 4,324

34. Pancho Villa (1972)

PG | 92 min | Action, Biography, Comedy

4.7
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A double-cross in an arms deal prompts Mexican revolutionary Pancho Villa to raid a US Army weapons depot in Columbus, New Mexico.

Director: Eugenio Martín | Stars: Telly Savalas, Clint Walker, Chuck Connors, Anne Francis

Votes: 515

35. Don't Turn the Other Cheek (1971)

PG | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.8
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A self-proclaimed Russian prince, a Mexican bandit and a radical Irish female journalist team up during the Mexican Revolution to find fortune and notoriety.

Director: Duccio Tessari | Stars: Franco Nero, Eli Wallach, Lynn Redgrave, Horst Janson

Votes: 401

36. The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Spring Break Adventure (1999 Video)

96 min | Action, Adventure, History

6.8
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It's 1916, and Indiana Jones is living with his dad in Princeton, New Jersey. Spring break is fast approaching, and all Indy can think of is taking his girlfriend Nancy (daughter of ... See full summary »

Directors: Joe Johnston, Carl Schultz | Stars: Sean Patrick Flanery, Lloyd Owen, Ronny Coutteure, Robyn Lively

Votes: 516

37. Pedro Páramo (1967)

TV-PG | 110 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.0
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Highly symbolic and allegorical, this drama takes the search of a son for his father in the chaotic times of the Mexican Revolution and the early 1900s as its basis. Stereotypical (or ... See full summary »

Director: Carlos Velo | Stars: John Gavin, Ignacio López Tarso, Pilar Pellicer, Julissa

Votes: 262

38. Tepepa (1969)

R | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.7
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The Mexican guerilla leader Tepepa and his gang fight against the chief of police, Cascorro.

Director: Giulio Petroni | Stars: Tomas Milian, Orson Welles, John Steiner, José Torres

Votes: 835

39. Que Viva Mexico (1979)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Drama, Western

7.6
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Eisenstein shows us Mexico in this movie, its history and its culture. He believes, that Mexico can become a modern state.

Director: Sergei M. Eisenstein | Stars: Sergey Bondarchuk, Grigoriy Aleksandrov

Votes: 1,407

40. La ley del monte (1976)

PG | 115 min | Action, Drama, Romance

7.3
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El hijo de un hombre rico y generoso crece lleno de odio por la muerte de su padre. Él se une a la revolución y después de tres años, vuelve para recuperar a su chica, pero las cosas han cambiado y se lleva una gran sorpresa.

Director: Alberto Mariscal | Stars: Vicente Fernández, Narciso Busquets, Patricia Aspíllaga, Julián Soler

Votes: 62

41. Antonieta (1982)

Not Rated | 108 min | Biography, Drama, War

5.7
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A French psychologist investigates about famous suicidal women. She finds the case of Antonieta Rivas Mercado, a Mexican writer who died inside Paris' Notre Dame in 1931. To follow the ... See full summary »

Director: Carlos Saura | Stars: Isabelle Adjani, Hanna Schygulla, Ignacio López Tarso, Carlos Bracho

Votes: 278

42. Godfather Mendoza (1934)

85 min | Drama, War

7.8
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During Mexican Revolution, Rosalio Mendoza (Del Diestro) survives by making and winning favors from both factions, the governmental forces and Zapata's Army. His hacienda welcomes everybody... See full summary »

Directors: Juan Bustillo Oro, Fernando de Fuentes | Stars: Alfredo del Diestro, Carmen Guerrero, Antonio R. Frausto, Luis G. Barreiro

Votes: 390

43. Behind the Clouds (1962)

95 min | Drama, Romance, War

5.7
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Director: Gilberto Gazcón | Stars: Luis Aguilar, Marga López, Dagoberto Rodríguez, Andrés Soler

Votes: 10

44. The Soldiers of Pancho Villa (1959)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.0
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The Cucaracha is a brave woman soldier who leads a group of similar women into the fray against the forces of the Villa colonel, Zeta.

Director: Ismael Rodríguez | Stars: María Félix, Dolores del Rio, Emilio Fernández, Antonio Aguilar

Votes: 190

45. What Am I Doing in the Middle of a Revolution? (1972)

103 min | Comedy, Western, Adventure

6.0
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Theatre director Don Albino Moncalieri and his only employee Guido Guidi are in desperate need of money. On tour throughout Mexico they get by accident entangled in revolutionary activities.

Director: Sergio Corbucci | Stars: Vittorio Gassman, Paolo Villaggio, Riccardo Garrone, Eduardo Fajardo

Votes: 185

46. Valentín de la Sierra (1968)

95 min | Action, Adventure, Romance

6.9
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This film was based on the Mexican folk song "Corrido Valentin de la Sierra" which recounts the exploits of the famous revolutionary who led an uprising during the revolution.

Director: René Cardona | Stars: Antonio Aguilar, Jorge Martínez de Hoyos, Ofelia Montesco, Jorge Russek

Votes: 14

47. Bandits (1991)

95 min | Action, Adventure, War

6.7
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A kid runs away from boarding school to watch the cave where a bunch of bandits hide. The bandits discover and chase him but the kid escapes. He returns to the school but it's been ... See full summary »

Director: Luis Estrada | Stars: Eduardo Toussaint, Jorge Poza, Alan Gutiérrez, Sebastián Hiriart

Votes: 151

48. The Light of Western Stars (1940)

Passed | 64 min | Romance, Western

5.7
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Cowhand Ladd dances with cantina girl Estrella and has a part in shooting Sheriff Tyler.

Director: Lesley Selander | Stars: Victor Jory, Jo Ann Sayers, Russell Hayden, Morris Ankrum

Votes: 99

49. The Other Side of Bonnie and Clyde (1968)

75 min | Drama, Crime

5.2
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Director: Larry Buchanan | Stars: Burl Ives, Frank Hamer, John Jenkins, Floyd Hamilton

Votes: 56

50. La bandida (1963)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.1
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Herrera (Armendariz) and Gómez (Fernandez) are on opposite sides in the Revolution; when the two men return home, one finds that his mistress, La Bandida (Maria Félix) is involved with ... See full summary »

Director: Roberto Rodríguez | Stars: María Félix, Pedro Armendáriz, Ignacio López Tarso, Emilio Fernández

Votes: 61



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