45 Best Mexican Movies On Netflix To Understand The Culture

Netflix has no shortage of amazing content, but Mexican movies in the list of must-watch Netflix titles bring an oomph factor to your streaming experience.

Nobody can deny that Mexican movies have had a fair share of entertaining people throughout the years. These films are full of drama, thrill, adventure, and unique plots. Don’t worry if you are not a Mexican and have difficulty understanding the language. The subtitles will help you out.

If you are confused about where to start, we are here to solve your problem. After doing tons of research, we have finalized a list of some of the best Mexican movies on Netflix. So, grab a cup of coffee, make a watch list of movies and start streaming.

1. The Platform (2019)

the platform

Director: Galder Gaztelu-Urrutia

Writer: David Desola, Pedro Rivero

Cast: Alexandra Masangkay, Ivan Massagué, Zorion Eguileor, Antonia San Juan

IMDb Rating: 7/10

Never starved? Then you might never know how it feels like to be hungry. But seeing others dying, being crazy for food like savage animals, can totally give you a feel of hunger and starving. The Platform is a sci-fi horror movie that revolves around some prisoners in a vertical prison with one cell per level. And two prisoners accommodate in each cell.

The food passes to each cell from top to bottom. The ones above eat to their full but leave the ones below hungry. The movie’s plot is undeniably clever that grasps the audiences’ attention throughout the movie.

2. The Invisible Guest (2016)

The Invisible Guest

Director: Oriol Paulo

Writer: Oriol Paulo

Cast: Mario Casas, José Coronado, Ana Wagener, Paco Tous, Bárbara Lennie, Eneko Lizarraga

IMDb Rating: 8.1/10

The Invisible Guest is a tale worth your time, a story that you need to watch if you are looking for really great Mexican movies on Netflix. A young businessman man wakes up in a locked hotel room one day. To his surprise, he finds the dead body of his lover lying next to him the moment he wakes up.

Accused of murder, the man appoints a prominent lawyer to find the truth and defend him. Together, they do successfully find out what had happened that night.

3. A Tale of Two Kitchens (2019)

A Tale of Two Kitchens

Director: Trisha Ziff

Writer: Trisha Ziff, Sheerly Avni

Cast: Gabriela Cámara

IMDb Rating: 6.2/10

A Tale of Two Kitchens is a short yet excellent documentary of, as you guessed, two kitchens, two restaurants, and two countries. Gabriela Cámara is a Mexico City restaurant star. She opens an eatery in San Francisco with a similar menu, exploring how to serve as a community place and a class of dignity.

Well, I know the feeling of the aroma of the delicious food is already reaching your nostrils as it is reaching mine! Why don’t you go and enjoy it?

4. Ahí te Encargo (2020)

Ahí te Encargo

Director: Salvador Espinosa

Writer: Leonardo Zimbrón, Tiaré Scanda

Cast: Esmeralda Pimentel, Mauricio Ochmann, Regina Reynoso, Juan Martin Jauregui, Montserrat Marañón, Verónica Bravo

IMDb Rating: 5.8/10

Ahí te Encargo, “You’ve Got This” is a movie that shows a couple having a great marriage and living a nice happy life. But that doesn’t last for long.

Alex, a successful executive and advertising creative, wants to be a father. But his wife, a lawyer, has no plans to be a mother. A guest pops up and changes their life.

5. Veronica (2017)

Veronica 2017

Director: Paco Plaza

Writer: Fernando Navarro, Paco Plaza

Cast: Sandra Escacena, Claudia Placer, Iván Chavero, Bruna González

IMDb Rating: 6.2/10

This movie is excellent in so many ways; great acting, great twist and plot, great suspense, and a great horror! A teenage girl with her friends tries to call her father’s spirit using an Ouija board during a solar eclipse.

While the process proceeded, she lost consciousness, and soon with the supernatural activities, it became clear that a demon had arrived. A mistake has been made for which the girl regrets the rest of her life, and her friends suffer equally.

6. Ready to Mingle (2019)

Ready to Mingle

Director: Luis Javier Henaine

Writer: Luis Javier Henaine, Alejandra Olvera

Cast: Cassandra Ciangherotti, Gabriela de la Garza, Iran Castillo, Sophie Alexander-Katz

IMDb Rating: 5.9/10

After losing faith in her one true love, Ana is desperate to try her luck one more time. She is heartbroken because the man she thought of spending the rest of her life with broke up and left her in the midst of chaos. She decides to join a group of wannabe brides looking for potential husbands.

Will Ana find success in her search, or will she end up with totally unexpected results? You better watch it yourself to find out the ending of one of the fantastic Mexican movies on Netflix.

7. Los Herederos (2015)

Los Herederos

Director: Jorge Hernandez Aldana

Writer: Jorge Hernandaz Aldana, Gabriel Nuncio

Cast: Maximo Hollander, Sebastián Aguirre, Rodrigo Mendoza, German Bracco

IMDb Rating: 5.8/10

Los Herederos is a Mexican movie that revolves around a careless group of teenagers seeking out different ways of entertainment. They are ready to do anything just for a few minutes of the rush of adrenaline.

Every passing day they are getting more wild and violent towards their surroundings. These party animals will have to stop soon and correct their ways of living; otherwise, they might end up in a very grave situation.

8. Güeros (2014)

Güeros - best Mexican Movies on Netflix

Director: Alonso Ruizpalacios

Writer: Alonso Ruizpalacios, Gibrán Portela

Cast: Tenoch Huerta, Ilse Salas, Leonardo Ortizgris, Sebastián Aguirre

IMDb Rating: 7.5/10

A lone mother is tired of taking care of his son Tomas because he is a difficult child to raise. She sends him to Mexico City, where his older brother already lives.

Tomas, along with others, goes on a search for Epigmenio Cruz, a famous folk-rocker. A student strike is also taking place in Mexico City, making it hard for the boys to find out their target.

9. 100 Metros (2016)

100 Metros

Director: Marcel Barrena

Writer: Marcel Barrena

Cast: Dani Rovira, Karra Elejalde, Alexandra Jimenez, David Verdaguer

IMDb Rating: 7.5/10

You would definitely love this movie as this is one of the best Mexican movies on Netflix. It is a story of the exceptional strength and courage of a disabled Spanish man. Despite suffering from a chronic degenerative disease called multiple sclerosis, he is determined to participate in an Iron Man race.

His surroundings discourage him, but he gives his best shot at completing the race. I do not want to spoil it for you anymore, so go ahead and watch it yourself.

10. El Faro De Las Orcas (2016)

El Faro De Las Orcas - best Mexican Movies on Netflix

Director: Gerardo Olivares

Writer: Roberto Bubas, Gerardo Olivares

Cast: Maribel Verdú, Joaquín Alejandro Furriel, Joaquín Rapalini, Ana Celentano

IMDb Rating: 6.8/10

The movie revolves around the story of a mother’s unconditional love for her autistic son. After finding out about his son’s condition, she travels from Spain to Patagonia. The mother hopes that the ranger and a pod of orcas can help her son build an emotional connection with his surroundings.

Will she be successful? Well, you have to add this movie to your watchlist of the best Mexican movies of all time to find out.

11. Lorena, Light-Footed Woman (2019)

Lorena, Light-Footed Woman

Director: Juan Carlos Rulfo

Writer: N/A

Cast: Lorena Ramírez, Mario Ramírez, Santiago Ramírez, Juana Ramírez

IMDb Rating: 7.0/10

It is a documentary film about an incredible young woman named Lorena, belonging to Mexico’s Rarámuri community. The people from Tarahumara were famous for their extraordinary abilities to run.

Lorena went beyond everyone’s expectations and won ultramarathons while wearing sandals. This might sound like an impossible task, but she did it anyway and surprised everyone.

12. Carlos Ballarta: El amor es de putos (2016)

Carlos Ballarta - best Mexican Movies on Netflix

Director: Raul Campos, Jan Suter

Writer: Carlos Ballarta

Cast: Carlos Ballarta

IMDb Rating: 7.2/10

If you are looking for some Mexican movies on Netflix based on comedy, then this Netflix original is definitely for you. The star of the film Carlos Ballarta has a hilarious take on the daily struggles of an ordinary man in Mexico.

You will see him mocking the education system, public transport, and more. I am sure you will have a good dose of laughter after watching this show.

13. Toc Toc (2017)

Toc Toc

Director: Vicente Villanueva

Writer: Laurent Baffie, Vicente Villanueva

Cast: Paco Leon, Alexandra Jimenez, Rossy de Palma, Nuria Herrero

IMDb Rating: 6.8/10

Toc Toc is a comedy movie with a unique storyline and characters. A group of people suffering from obsessive-compulsive disorder book an appointment for a doctor individually.

They are forced to stay together as their doctor’s flight has been delayed. It is entertaining to watch the unusual group of people face and deal with each other’s bizarre and eccentric beliefs.

14. All the Freckles in the World (2019)

All the Freckles in the World - best Mexican Movies on Netflix

Director: Yibran Asuad

Writer: Yibran Asuad, Javier Penalosa

Cast: Hanssel Casillas, Daniel Haddad, Mauricio Arvizo, Andrea Sutton

IMDb Rating: 5.1/10

The movie is based on a cute love story of a 13-year-old teenage boy living in Mexico. He is madly in love with one of the prettiest girls in his school. The girl has no idea about his secret lover.

With the help of his friends, the boy is trying every tactic so that the girl notices him. Will this young love story end on a good note? Well, you will have to watch it in order to find out.

15. Prayers for the Stolen (2021)

Prayers for the Stolen

Director: Tatiana Huezo

Writer: Jennifer Clement, Tatiana Huezo

Cast: Memo Villegas, Mayra Batalla, Alejandra Camacho, Norma Pablo

IMDb Rating: 7.3/10

The movie revolves around the tragic story of three young girls trying to survive in a town at war. As they head towards adolescence, the trio gets deeply affected emotionally by the disturbing everyday events in their surroundings.

War is depriving them of the basic necessities of life. Would they ever come out of this emotional trauma of years

16. Despite Everything (2019)

Despite Everything - best Mexican Movies on Netflix

Director: Gabriela Tagliavini

Writer: Eugene B. Rhee, Helena Rhee

Cast: Blanca Suárez, Macarena García, Amaia Salamanca, Maxi Iglesias

IMDb Rating: 5.4/10

Four sisters meet each other at their mother’s funeral, but they don’t know a shocking family secret awaits them. When the will was revealed, they were surprised that the person they considered their dad was not actually their biological father. So, the four sisters set out on a journey together to find out more about their biological father(s).

17. Live Twice, Love Once (2019)


Director: Maria Ripoll

Writer: María Mínguez

Cast: Oscar Martínez, Inma Cuesta, Mafalda Carbonell, Nacho Lopez

IMDb Rating: 7.2/10

After being diagnosed with a neurodegenerative disorder called Alzheimer’s, Emilio, a retired academic teacher, embarks on a strange quest. Along with his daughter and granddaughter, Emilio decides to find the women he used to love in his youth.

He has little time left before he forgets everything due to dementia. Who would miss such an interesting story on their watchlist of best Mexican movies of all time?

18. Como caído del Cielo (2019)

Como caído del Cielo - best Mexican Movies on Netflix

Director: José Pepe Bojórquez

Writer: José Pepe Bojórquez, Alfredo Felix Diaz

Cast: Omar Chaparro, Ana Claudia Talancon, Stephanie Cayo, Yare Santana

IMDb Rating: 6.4/10

A legendary Mexican singer is given a second chance and sent back to earth in the body of an impersonator. Pedro Infante must find a way to redeem himself from the mistakes he committed in his first life. During his short period of stay on earth, Pedro can have a chance of going to heaven if he manages to correct his ways.

To know how things will end for the Mexican singer, you will have to add this film to your watchlist of the best Mexican movies on Netflix.

19. Sabrás qué hacer conmigo (2015)

Sabrás qué hacer conmigo

Director: Katina Medina Mora

Writer: Emma Bertran, Samara Ibrahim

Cast: Mora Ferriol Avails, Arturo Barba, Rosa Maria Bianchi, Jose Angel Bichir

IMDb Rating: 6.5/10

Nicolás and Isabel are head over heels in love with each other. They can not keep themselves apart from each other. It might sound like an ordinary love story, but it is not.

Both of them will face several hurdles which might endanger their relationship. So, they will have to ponder deeply and work on things that make them uncomfortable and, most importantly, unhappy.

20. Adú (2020)

Adu - best Mexican Movies on Netflix

Director: Salvador Calvo

Writer: Alejandro Hernandez

Cast: Luis Tosar, Alvaro Cervantes, Anna Castillo, Moustapha Oumarou

IMDb Rating: 6.7/10

This Spanish movie is based on two refugee siblings’ heartwrenching and tragic stories. They are moving from place to place in search of a safe home after witnessing their mother’s brutal murder by the poachers. Their lives take a turn when they come across an environmental activist in a Spanish town.

21. The Three Deaths of Marisela Escobedo (2020)

The Three Deaths of Marisela Escobedo

Director: Carlos Perez Osorio

Writer: N/A

Cast: Juan Manuel Fraire Escobedo, Alejandro Fraire, Blanca Escobedo

IMDb Rating: 8.2/10

The Mexican justice system failed to capture the culprits involved in the murder of a teenage girl. So, the girl’s mother takes matters into her hands and sets out on a journey to seek justice for her dear daughter.

The vigorous campaign to jail her daughter’s murderer can be seen throughout the documentary. I would highly recommend adding this to your list of best Mexican movies on Netflix.

22. The Silence of Others (2018)

The-Silence-of-Others - best Mexican Movies on Netflix

Director: Robert Bahar, Almudena Carracedo

Writer: Ricardo Acosta, Robert Bahar

Cast: Maria Martin, Francisco Franco, Adolf Hitler, Carlos Slepoy

IMDb Rating: 8.0/10

The Silence of Others is the powerful new documentary by Almudena Carracedo and Robert Bahar, Executive Produced by Pedro Almodóvar and Agustín Almodóvar.

The film brings to life a major turning point in recent Spanish history when survivors of Franco’s brutal regime launched a lawsuit against the state for crimes against humanity.

This shocking film delves into the devastating toll it took on their lives and families. The plot, story, action, drama, and emotions make it one of the best Mexican movies on Netflix, so enjoy it now!

23. Dance of the 41 (2020)

Dance of the 41

Director: David Pablos

Writer: Monika Revilla

Cast: Alfonso Herrera, Emiliano Zurita, Mabel Cadena, Fernando Becerril

IMDb Rating: 6.8/10

The movie revolves around the story of a strange man who is determined to be successful in politics while being part of a secret society. Ignacio de la Torre managed to marry the daughter of the president of Mexico and is gradually taking over politics. Nobody knows that he is leading a double life and is part of a clandestine club.

24. The Invisible Guardian (2017)

The Invisible Guardian - best Mexican Movies on Netflix

Director: Fernando González Molina

Writer: Luiso Berdejo, Dolores Redondo

Cast: Marta Etura, Elvira Minguez, Nene, Francesc Orella

IMDb Rating: 6.4/10

Amaia Salazar, an FBI agent, is sent on a mission to Navarra. The police inspector has to trace and confront the serial killer involved in a number of mysterious murders. The only problem is that the inspector is haunted by her past. She must find a way to cope with it; otherwise, it will become difficult for her to complete the mission.

25. Roma (2018)

Roma 2018

Director: Alfonso Cuarón

Writer: Alfonso Cuarón

Cast: Yalitza Aparicio, Marina de Tavira, Diego Cortina Autrey, Carlos Peralta

IMDb Rating: 7.7/10

Roma is a Mexican movie showing the life of Cleo, who is the maid of a middle-class family residing in Mexico. The film will take you to the 1970s when Antonio and his wife Sofia hired Cleo to help them take care of their four children.

The maid bonded with the family very well, while the family had their ups and downs. This incredible story has won 3 Oscars and various other prestigious awards, making it one of the best Mexican movies of all time.

26. Nadie Sabrá Nunca (2018)

Nadie-sabra-nunca - best Mexican Movies on Netflix

Director: Jesús Torres Torres

Writer: Jesús Torres Torres

Cast: Adriana Paz, Jorge A. Jimenez, David Medel, Manuel Ojeda

IMDb Rating: 6.6/10

Lucia and Braulio are fed up with their unaffectionate, bland, and cold surroundings in which nothing exciting is happening. They turn to the fiction world to fulfill their wishes. In contrast to reality, the fiction world is helping them achieve their dreams. It seems like nobody can stop them now.

27. A 3 Minute Hug (2018)

A 3 Minute Hug

Director: Everardo González

Writer: Everardo González

Cast: N/A

IMDb Rating: 6.6/10

Can you imagine being apart from your loved ones for more than a decade? And, when you finally meet them, you are given a time of mere three minutes.

Yes, you read that right only three minutes. The film captures exactly those heartbreaking moments witnessed in 2018 when the U.S-Mexico border opened, and people rushed to meet their families.

28. Quien a Hierro Mata (2019)

Quien a hierro mata (2019)

Director: Paco Plaza

Writer: Juan Galinanes, Jorge Guerricaechevarria

Cast: Luis Tosar, Xan Cejudo, Ismael Martinez

IMDb Rating: 6.6/10

A drug dealer sentence has been reduced, and he is released from jail after being diagnosed with a lethal disease. The Cartel boss is now just looking for some peaceful days. The nurse in charge of his taking care has different plans for him. She is keen to take revenge from the

What will be the destiny of the drug dealer who is oblivious to the nurse’s plan? To know the ending add this film to your list of best Mexican movies on Netflix.

29. Holy Camp! (2017)

holy camp!-movie - best Mexican Movies on Netflix

Director: Javier Ambrossi, Javier Calvo

Writer: Javier Ambrossi, Javier Calvo

Cast: Macarena Garcia, Anna Castillo, Belen Cuesta

IMDb Rating: 6.2/10

Holy Camp! is the tale of two Catholic schoolgirls and their coming of age. It’s a fresh take on the rites of passage that we all must experience, told with humor and heart by way of María and Susana, two teenage girls who live in Guadalajara, Mexico.

Set against a traditional Catholic summer camp backdrop, they explore love, rebellion, faith, and friendship during an unforgettable summer.

30. Durante La Tormenta (2018)

Durante La Tormenta

Director: Oriol Paulo

Writer: Oriol Paulo, Lara Sendim

Cast: Adriana Ugarte, Chino Darin, Nora Navas, Alvaro Morte

IMDb Rating: 7.4/10

This mystery drama film revolves around two main characters named Cindy and Parag. They both are about to encounter the most uncertain events in their life.

The thrilling tale contains a lot of drama storms, murder, abduction, and whatnot. You will surely enjoy watching it, so add it right away to your list of best Mexican movies on Netflix.

31. Lo Más Sencillo Es Complicarlo Todo (2018)

Lo Más Sencillo Es Complicarlo Todo - best Mexican Movies on Netflix

Director: Rene Bueno

Writer: Rene Bueno

Cast: Danna Paola, Paulina Matos, Xabiani Ponce de Leon, Marjorie De Sousa

IMDb Rating: 3.8/10

Renata, a 17-year-old girl, falls madly in love with his brother’s best friend. But the guy she is longing for is interested in some other woman.

After knowing about the engagement of the love of his life with Susana, she decides to devise a plan to separate them. Along with her friends, Renata is ready to do anything to tear the couple apart.

32. Anonymously Yours (2021)

Anonymously Yours

Director: Maria Torres

Writer: Alexandro Aldrete, Daniela Gomez

Cast: Annie Cabello, Harold Azuara, Estefi Merelles, Alicia Velez

IMDb Rating: 5.7/10

An accidental text message between Vale and Alex led to an unusual friendship between both the youngsters. They have started to like each other, but they must realize that the digital world is different from the real world.

A person you meet on the internet can have an opposite personality in real life. Will this digital friendship workout for them? I do not like spoiling it for you, so stream and enjoy the film.

33. Our Lovers (2016)

Our Lovers - best Mexican Movies on Netflix

Director: Miguel Ángel Lamata

Writer: Miguel Ángel Lamata

Cast: Eduardo Noriega, Michelle Jenner, Fele Martinez, Amaia Salamanca

IMDb Rating: 6.8/10

Two people struggling with their love life have their paths crossed at a bookshop bar. They both feel a connection with each other but hesitate to say anything. Carlos and Irene only have a chance of meeting when both of them come to visit the bookshop.

Other than these short meetings, they do not have any idea about each other’s life. If they want this relationship to work out, they must confront each other about their dreams, fears and everything important.

34. I’m No Longer Here (2019)


Director: Fernando Frias

Writer: Fernando Frias

Cast: Juan Daniel Garcia Trevino, Xueming Angelina Chen, Sophia Metcalf, Coral Puente

IMDb Rating: 7.3/10

In this movie, you will see a street gang enjoying their life in Monterrey, Mexico. They spend most of their time partying and dancing to music. After some course of events, the leader of the gang moves to the United States. He is not happy and is waiting for the day when he will return to his home and people.

35. Below Zero (2021)

Below Zero - best Mexican Movies on Netflix

Director: Lluís Quílez

Writer: Lluís Quílez, Fernando Navarro

Cast: Javier Gutierrez, Karra Elejalde, Luis Callejo, Isak Ferriz

IMDb Rating: 6.2/10

While traveling on a lonely road at a freezing temperature, a prisoner van gets attacked by some unknown people. Even after being brutally assaulted, the policeman in charge, Martin, manages to survive somehow.

He has a lot of challenges ahead as he will have to fight the icy temperature as well as the enemy looking forward to killing him. Will he survive? Well, that’s a mystery and can only be solved after watching the movie.

36. 7 años (2016)

7 años

Director: Roger Gual

Writer: Jose Cabeza, Julia Fontana

Cast: Paco León, Juan Pablo Raba, Àlex Brendemühl, Juana Acosta, Marta Torné, Marta Casielles, Josete Rivas

IMDb Rating: 6.8/10

Años? What could that mean? Well, if you are a Mexican or understand their language, you will know what it is. In case you don’t know, it means “years.”

Four partners of a successful running company have been together for years. However, an investigation of them is going on, and they can be soon found guilty of extensive tax fraud.

There is a way they can get out of this crime. But for this, one of them will have to fall; he will have to confess to everything and go to prison for seven years. Unsurprisingly, no one wants to go to prison. A mediator, appointed, will now decide who it will be to go to jail.

37. A Twelve-Year Night (2018)

A Twelve-Year Night - best Mexican Movies on Netflix

Director: Álvaro Brechner

Writer: Álvaro Brechner

Cast: Antonio de la Torre, Alfonso Tort, Soledad Villamil, Mirella Pascual

IMDb Rating: 7.5/10

As depicted by the name, the movie is about twelve years of incarceration. José Mujica, before becoming the Uruguayan president, José Mujica faces solitary confinement.

Not just him but his other political fellows also survive the torture day and night for the whole 12 years. The movie perfectly slides into crime and drama genres and gives an awfully incredible feel of its genres too.

38. La ley de Herodes (1999)

La ley de Herodes

Director: Luis Estrada

Writer: Luis Estrada, Jaime Sampietro, Fernando León

Cast: Damián Alcázar, Leticia Huijara, Alex Cox, Pedro Armendáriz Jr.

IMDb Rating: 7.9/10

A naive man is appointed as a mayor in a small Mexican town after the citizens assassinate three mayors. But this man soon turns into a corrupt politician who is capable of doing anything he can to stay in power.

Now, he starts abusing his power and gets along with the hypocrites, opportunists, and criminals. This heavy-handed, political movie about corruption and greed in Mexico is just as much fantastic as you can think of it.

39. El Club de Los Insomnes (2018)

El Club de Los Insomnes - best Mexican Movies on Netflix

Director: Sergio Goyri Jr., Joseduardo Giordano

Writer: Sergio Goyri Jr., Joseduardo Giordano

Cast: Cassandra Ciangherotti, Leonardo Ortizgris, Alejandra Ambrosi, Humberto Busto

IMDb Rating: 6.3/10

El Club de Los Insomne is one of the greatest Mexican movies of all time. It deals with three people with insomnia who meet at a supermarket. There they share their experiences and form a unique friendship. You definitely do not want to skip this movie because it is the Mexican movie you have searched for!

40. Alan Saldaña: Mi vida de pobre (2017)

Alan Saldaña

Director: Jan Suter, Raúl Campos

Writer: Alan Saldaña

Cast: Alan Saldaña

IMDb Rating: 6.3/10

One of the best Mexican movies on Netflix, Alan Saldaña: Mi Vida de Pobre, is a full-on comedy movie that ensures that you laugh until your stomach aches. Do you want it to happen? Sure then watch this movie right this moment.

However, this stand-up comedy of Alan Saldaña might probably work more for Spanish speakers. If you understand Spanish, you will be able to understand his every joke and the puns.

41. Yucatán (2018)

Yucatán - best Mexican Movies on Netflix

Director: Daniel Monzón

Writer: Daniel Monzón, Jorge Guerricaechevarría

Cast: Stephanie Cayo, Rodrigo de la Serna, Luis Tosar, Joan Pera

IMDb Rating: 5.6/10

An elderly lottery winner is on a cruise from Spain to Mexico along with his family. But, some competing con artists try to attempt to swindle him ruthlessly and very creatively.

This movie is based on an original story compiled by Steve McQueen. Don’t worry, the movie maybe look long, but once you start watching it, the time will pass without you realizing it; in a jifi!

42. Mr. Pig (2016)

Mr. Pig

Director: Diego Luna

Writer: Augusto Mendoza, Diego Luna

Cast: Maya Rudolph, Danny Glover, Joel Murray, José María Yazpik

IMDb Rating: 5.8/10

Mr. Pig is a unique, heart-warming, and astounding road movie about a California farmer raising pigs. Before you start watching this movie, don’t forget to keep a handful of tissues with you, you are going to accompany a lot of tears; after all, it is such a good pig movie!

43. Semana Santa (2015)

Semana Santa - best Mexican Movies on Netflix

Director: Alejandra Márquez Abella

Writer: Alejandra Marquez Abella

Cast: David Thornton, Tenoch Huerta, Gabriel Nuncio, Lakshmi Picazo, Anajosé Aldrete Echevarria

IMDb Rating: 6/10

A woman, Dali, and her eight-year-old son named Pepe go on a vacation with Dali’s boyfriend. They think that spending time together will bring this newly emerging family closer to each other, and they would be able to learn about each other.

However, what happened there wasn’t expected at all. Instead of teaming up, they get to learn about the secrets that pull them away from each other! The director is smart enough to direct the movie to allow you to figure out things instead of telling them.

44. 7:19 (2016)


Director: Jorge Michel Grau

Writer: Jorge Michel Grau, Alberto Chimal

Cast: Demián Bichir, Octavio Michel, Héctor Bonilla, Carmen Beato

IMDb Rating: 5.9/10

As intriguing as it may sound, 7:19 is a story based on the true event of an earthquake that hit Mexico. On September 19, 1985, at 7:19 a.m, a gigantic and disastrous earthquake hit Mexico that killed over forty thousand people. The movie shows the struggle of the trapped people who had to work together in order the survive the disaster.

45. Tiempos Felices (2014)

Tiempos Felices - best Mexican Movies on Netflix

Director: Luis Javier Henaine

Writer: Luis Javier Henaine, Alejandra Olvera Avila

Cast: Cassandra Ciangherotti, Jorge Caballero, Luis Arrieta, Bárbara de Regil

IMDb Rating: 5.6/10

Tiempos Felices or Happy Times is one of the greatest Mexican movies of all time. The movie is perfectly knitted together as a rom-com which makes sure that you laugh and enjoy the movie to the fullest. The film revolves around a man who wants to break up with her girlfriend.

However, he is unable to do so; he doesn’t know why? Hence, he decides to appoint an agency that is skilled in ending relationships hoping that he might get his breakup.

Wrapping Up!

Though you can watch anything and everything on Netflix, including comedy, thriller, horror shows, Halloween movies, suspense, horror moviesclassic, cartoon, action, romance, cooking shows, sci-fi, realitykid movies, emotional drama, Marvel shows, and documentaries – it is time to enjoy the best Mexican movies on Netflix.

Mexican cinema is famous for its movies in almost all genres, including drama, comedy, love, romance, musical, etc. This article contains a list of some of the best Mexican movies on Netflix so that you can start binge-watching without wasting any time. So, grab your favorite food, call your friends over and enjoy!

David Michaels


Coming from the field of software development and PC building, David Michaels knows the importance of protecting your online identity. He works tirelessly to assess VPN performance and does not hold back the criticism. He discusses streaming platform, technology, and internet privacy on weekdays while spending his weekend binge-watching Netflix and Traveling!

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