Top 10: best Spanish movies of all time
Spanish cinema has plenty to be proud of. From Pedro Almodóvar to Alejandro Amenábar, Spanish directors have won the appraisal of film critics and audiences internationally, with a handful of Oscars to top it all off. So if you’re planning a weekend glued to your TV screen with popcorn coming out of your ears, read on and enjoy!
List compiled by Alex Dunham.
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Abre los Ojos/Open Your Eyes. A handsome, rich man falls in love with the woman of his dreams (Penelope Cruz) but is disfigured in a suicidal car crash by his ex-girlfriend, plunging him into an unexpected series of nightmarish plot twists. Directed by Alejandro Amenábar to great acclaim, a Hollywood remake ('Vanilla Sky' with Tom Cruise as lead and Penelope Cruz reprising her role) was panned by critics.