Attracted by Armando, Rosa, comes to him in love. Armando travels to Paris and his return contract an advantageous marriage to Margaret. Rosa gets pregnant and is fired from her job. He goes to work as a dancer in a theater, where he acquired fame under the name Alma Rosa. Meanwhile, Armando's marriage is not going well. One night cabaret where acts Alma Rosa and then become lovers.
Her stepfather rapes her and she runs away to home. After that, she's exploited by a series of men, and...
Young man convinces his conservative uncle that trendy modern stuff is fun.
Man commits suicide over his wife's infidelity. His father spends the rest of his life trying to figure out which of son's two children is illegitimate.
Two underachieving brothers take responsibility for an abandoned baby.
Out-of-work actor and his burglar pal get jobs at an agency that pledges to do things the client doesn't want to deal with. Meanwhile, their boss is being stalked by seven Italian brothers who want revenge for something that happened to their great great grandfather.
Taxi driver takes the wrong passenger at the wrong time and gets caught up in a murder investigation.
An underaged heiress is sent to a reformatory by her unscrupulous guardians to prevent her from fulfilling the conditions of her father's will. Meanwhile, a street-vendor gets mistaken for an eminent psychologist and is hired to teach at that reformatory.
Buñuel's first "comeback" film since "L'Age d'Or" in 1930 (he made only a few musicals in the interim), "El Gran Calavera" concerns a family's attempts to change the patriarch's somewhat indulgent and hedonistic ways by fooling him into thinking his large fortune is gone. They assume a life of poverty in Mexico in an attempt to teach him a lesson. However, he discovers it's a ruse, but continues to perpetuate the facade of ignorance while sneaking off during the day to conduct his thriving business. Why? To teach his family a lesson - they are all lazy, worthless leeches!
Mother and son conspire against his sister when she marries against their wishes.
¿Por qué ya no me quieres?
Women connected with a female-run employment agency and a women-only boarding house bond together in mutual support.
Traveling cowboy gets involved in political issues in a town he passes through. Also a romance.
After a quarrel with her boyfriend on New Year's Eve, Mane (Pinal) drives her car from Mexico City to Cuernavaca to meet her parents in their country house. The car breaks down in the highway and Mane has to ask for help. Mechanic Cruci (Infante) arrives and, after testing the car, offers Mane a ride on his motorcycle. Back in Mane's house, she invites him some drinks to celebrate New Year's Eve. They get drunk and, the morning after, Mane's parents arrive and find them sleeping together. Not knowing what happened, Mane and Cruci are forced to get married against their will.
Left alone after her mother runs off with another man and her father kills himself, Elena attempts to make a new life for herself in a new city. Believing he's a friend, Elena goes to dinner with "Pretty Boy" Lucio, but he drugs her champagne and sells her to Rosaura, who runs a brothel out of her nightclub. Elena becomes a sensation as a dancer, but all the while she nurtures plans of revenge against those who have conspired against her.
Young couple looks for a way to wiggle out of the marriage their parents have arranged for them.
Biography of the first Catholic Saint to be born in Mexico.
El mar y tu
Rural-community gal is being courted by a peon and by a land-owner.
A couple of people cover up their own mishandling of other people's money by claiming to have been robbed by a masked bandit. When the law comes looking into the situation, it becomes necessary to find someone to impersonate that bandit. Remake of El Tigre De Jalisco (1947).
Itinerant folk-singer returns to his home town, gets caught in two intersecting love triangles. It ends badly.
Film version of the 'hitchhiking ghost' urban legend.
Cantinflas is a private in the military, who doesn't know anything about discipline or following rules. He only wants to think about his girlfriend, the maid in an opulent hacienda. The owner of the hacienda has an ugly and shy daughter, who is in love with Cantinflas. The problems arrive when the family arranges a wedding between the ugly girl and Cantinflas, who in order to avoid the commitment gets himself arrested. During his punishment, Cantinflas learns to fly with a silly and poorly trained flight instructor.
Salvador accompanied by two friends of his father whom he calls uncles, they arrive at a fair in the village, there he meets Ana. When he wins a bet he is paid with a mortgaged house, to his surprise upon entering the hom he realizes that Ana and her mother live in it, provoking a funny entanglement with an explosive final.
Grad student takes a summer gig acting as house mother/chaperone to a group of teenaged girls vacationing at a country villa.
Father and son are sober, responsible pillars of the community in their home-town... but they make frequent trips to the city.
College students, ready to start entering adult society, are ashamed of their working-class backgrounds.
Mom and Pop want him to settle down , but the youngun's convinced he could be a big star singing rancheras; he convinces his folks to give him six months in the big city to launch a career and prove himself.
This Mexican crime melodrama was released in English-speaking communities as Another Dawn. Latin film favorite Pedro Armendariz stars as smooth-talking Octavio, chief henchman to a slain labor leader. On behalf of his fallen boss, Octavio protects a cache of valuable documents from the assassins. Along the way, he renews his relationship with ex-flame Julieta (Andrea Palma), now engaged to another man.
In Guanajuato mid-nineteenth century, the beauty and charm of the young heiress Amalia conquer the lowly foreman Ricardo with fatal results. Prevented from consummating their love, Ricardo is going to Guanajuato where again later become the rich owner of a mine. On his return, fate has prepared a tragic encounter with Amalia.
A rootless wilderness-dude in the Venezuelan outback gets caught up in some human dramas despite himself.
Guy gets mugged on horseback and left for dead; farmgal nurses him back to health and when he's on his feet again, he puts a domino on and swings into J J action.
Lonelyhearts advisor on a tv show becomes feminist icon and movement-leader.
To conquer the beautiful vedette Rosita, journalist Tin Tan is subject to her whims. Fired along with his friend Narciso from the newspaper they worked, Tin Tan trying to sell a movie plot. A woman looking to buy it and Tin Tan will visit her in a gloomy mansion where a mess is unleashed.
Many many mistaken identities and impostures overlapping among a group of husbands, wives and others.
A 17th century woman, imprisoned for fighting in a bar, recounts her past to a priest. She tells of her father teaching her how to fence, of being sent to a convent by her aunt when her father died, of escaping by dressing as a man, and of her life as a man following the escape.
Jorge Bueno and Pedro Malo are best friends who consider giving up their womanizing ways when they each fall in love. As fate would have it, Pedro Malo unexpectedly marries Jorge Bueno's girlfriend, and the conflict between the former buddies begins. A year later they find themselves in the same town and confront each other once and for all.
Mercedes (Marga Lopez) dances for money with the clients of Salon Mexico, a famous cabaret in Mexico City. Her younger sister Beatriz (Derbez) studies in an expensive private school, paid by Mercedes. Obviously, young Beatriz doesn't know about her sister's job. Troubles begin when Mercedes wins a danzon contest with Paco (Acosta), her pimp. Paco refuses to share the prize with Mercedes, so she steals the money when he's sleeping.
The dynamics of a typical middle-class family are shaken up after the introduction of an enthusiastic door-to-door vacuum salesman.
A mousy, poor manicurist seeks to switch places with her more glamorous, wealthy twin sister.
A woman of low estate is beloved of a promising young man, but sacrifices her love for him in order to protect his future and reputation.