Top 10 awesome movies like Oedipo alcalde that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Oedipo alcalde and you can't get over how good this movie was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar movies which are created by the likes of Jorge Alí Triana, Jorge Perugorría and Ángela Molina . Here goes the list -

  1. Family Portrait
  2. 1898. Los últimos de Filipinas
  3. The Bastard Brother of God
  4. Con la vida hicieron fuego
  5. Olvidados
  6. Los de abajo
  7. Alsino and the Condor
  8. The War Is Over
  9. Gertrudis
  10. Libertarias
  1. Family Portrait

    Family Portrait

    Cecilio Rubes, a businessman engaged in the manufacture of baths and toilets, try to remain neutral in the imminent Spanish civil war. But the attitude of Ceci, her only child, a spoiled boy who grows without respect their parents, will forced him to face the reality of the facts. Jumping back and forth in time, we are shown his present and his past through his wife Adela and Paulina, the mistress of father and son.

    This movie, created by Antonio Giménez Rico, Antonio Ferrandis and Amparo Soler Leal, scores 6.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | War

  2. 1898. Los últimos de Filipinas

    1898. Los últimos de Filipinas

    A soldiers trapped inside a church as last refugee. A fight that no one couldn't win. A war that no one wanted to lose.

    This movie, created by Salvador Calvo, Luis Tosar and Javier Gutiérrez, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - War | History | Drama

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  3. The Bastard Brother of God

    The Bastard Brother of God

    This movie, created by Benito Rabal, Francisco Rabal and Asunción Balaguer, scores 5.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | War

  4. Con la vida hicieron fuego

    Con la vida hicieron fuego

    The sailor Quico Carola, alleged war hero of the Francoist side, emigrated to America and amassed a great fortune. Fifteen years later he returns to Ferrera (Asturias), his homeland, in search of a wife who makes him forget his late girlfriend. There he will see his old friends and Armandina, the widow of a Republican shot during the Spanish civil war.

    This movie, created by Ana Mariscal, Ana Mariscal and George Rigaud, scores 5.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | War

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  5. Olvidados

    Olvidados

    After suffering a heart attack, retired General José Mendieta is haunted by his past as an officer in Operation Condor, the CIA-backed campaign of political repression in Latin America.

    This movie, created by Carlos Bolado, Damián Alcázar and Rafael Ferro, scores 5.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama | War

  6. Los de abajo

    Los de abajo

    Mexican author Mariano Azuela's novel about a peasant who joins a group of rebels who fight in the Mexican Revolution.

    This movie, created by Servando González, Eric del Castillo and Enrique Lucero, scores 6.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | War

  7. Alsino and the Condor

    Alsino and the Condor

    Alsino, a boy of 10 or 12, lives with his grandmother in a remote area of Nicaragua. He's engulfed in the war between rebels and government troops when a US advisor orders the army to open a staging area by the boy's hamlet. Alsino tries to be a child, climbing trees with a girl, looking through his grandfather's trunk of mementos and trying to fly; he goes to town to sell a saddle, has his first drink and is taken to a brothel. But the war surrounds him. The US advisor takes Alsino on a chopper flight, but he's unimpressed. The soldiers' cruelties awake rebel sympathies in Alsino, and after an army assault backfires, the lad is fully baptized into the conflict.

    This movie, created by Miguel Littin, Dean Stockwell and Alan Esquivel, scores 6.5 on IMDb.

    Genres - Drama | War

  8. The War Is Over

    The War Is Over

    Diego is one of the chief of the spanish Communist Party. He is travelling back to Paris (where he lives) from a mission in Madrid. He is arrested at the border for an identity check but ...

    This movie, created by Alain Resnais, Yves Montand and Ingrid Thulin, scores 7.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - War | Drama

  9. Gertrudis

    Gertrudis

    A biographical film about the life and execution of Gertrudis Bocanegra, a noted female insurgent of the Mexican War of Independence.

    This movie, created by Ernesto Medina, Ofelia Medina and Angélica Aragón, scores 7.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - History | Drama | War

  10. Libertarias

    Libertarias

    At the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War, the nun Maria is forced to flee her convent. She takes refuge in a brothel, until it is liberated by a woman's anarchist group. Maria joins the ...

    This movie, created by Vicente Aranda, Ana Belén and Victoria Abril, scores 7.1 on IMDb.

    Genres - War | History | Drama

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