Listening | Spanish movies on Netflix

Today, we are going to focus on Netflix movies that take place in Spain. They will help you learn Spanish. Indeed, movies are a great way to get to know more about the culture and history of a country. Moreover, you might even pick up some local slang. Here is my top 5 in each category:


1. Volver

One of Almodovar’s classical movies

2. A cambio de nada

This film takes a closer look at how teenagers grow up in Spain.

4. La isla mínima

A thriller that will keep you on the edge of your seat.

5. Quién te cantará

A captivating story about the cost of fame.


1. Ocho apellidos vascos

A great movie to gain perspective on the cultural differences among Spaniards.

2. Toc toc

Laugh out loud with this hilarious comedy about OCD.

3. Gente que viene y bah

A story that portrays the importance of Spanish family ties.

4. Señor dame paciencia

A great way to understand the tensions between different generations in a family.

5. Perdiendo el norte

Bittersweet comedy about being a teenager.


1. Los últimos de Filipinas

This movie, based on real facts, portrays an incredible historical event.

2. Palmeras en la nieve

Discover some of the darkest parts of Spanish history: the colonies.

3. El Hombre de las Mil Caras

Discover one of the most surprising scams in Spanish history

4. Handia

It tells the story of Miguel Joaquín Eleizegui, ‘The giant of Altzo’, a man who came to measure 2.42 meters

5. Elisa y Marcela

A movie to understand how Spanish society has evolved.

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