Nahuatl (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

Popularity▲ A-Z User Rating Number of Votes US Box Office Runtime Year Release Date Date of Your Rating Your Rating

Hernán (2019– )

Biography, Drama, History

The Spanish "Conquistador" Hernán Cortés arrives in the shores of what today is México and faces both local demons and those who've sailed with him.

Stars: Almagro San Miguel, Ishbel Bautista, Michel Brown, Víctor Clavijo

Votes: 701

Civilization VI (2016 Video Game)

E10+ | Action, Family, History

Control a Civilization, from the beginnings of Life, all the way towards the Modern Age. All while avoiding Barbarians, gathering resources and dealing with the other Civs. Will your nation thrive?

Stars: Sean Bean, Natasha Loring, Fatma Abd Alsalam, Alhan Gharam

Votes: 595

Captain from Castile (1947)

Passed | 140 min | Adventure, Drama, History

The invasion of Mexico by Cortez, as seen by a young Spanish officer fleeing the Inquisition.

Director: Henry King | Stars: Tyrone Power, Jean Peters, Cesar Romero, Lee J. Cobb

Votes: 1,744

Canoa: A Shameful Memory (1976)

Not Rated | 115 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

A group of students arrives in a small town during a hiking expedition. Once there, the local priest accuses them of being communist agitators on the run from an army crack-down against ... See full summary »

Director: Felipe Cazals | Stars: Enrique Lucero, Salvador Sánchez, Ernesto Gómez Cruz, Roberto Sosa

Votes: 1,076

The Load (2016)

94 min | Drama, Romance

Late sixteenth century. A Tameme Indian man and a noble Spanish woman flee through the forests of the New World in search of freedom. Their frantic journey softens the tension between them ... See full summary »

Director: Alan Jonsson | Stars: María Valverde, Horacio Garcia Rojas, Gerardo Taracena, Eric Francés

Votes: 236

Men with Guns (II) (1997)

R | 127 min | Adventure, Drama

Humberto Fuentes is a wealthy doctor whose wife has recently died. In spite of the advice of his children, he takes a trip to visit his former students who now work in impoverished villages... See full summary »

Director: John Sayles | Stars: Federico Luppi, Damián Delgado, Dan Rivera González, Tania Cruz

Votes: 2,567 | Gross: $0.74M

El Mito de la Oscuridad: Una historia de la Huasteca (2020)

Fantasy | Filming

Valentina is an orphan girl, she goes to live at the Huasteca in Mexico with her Aunt and she will discover a new world, an ancestral and mythological culture.

Director: Carlos Israel Avila | Stars: Carlos Rodríguez, Eduardo Antonio Galvan, Elsa Canedo, Julissa Anguiano

Malinche (2018– )


The story of Marina, Malintzin or Malinche - as she came to be known - the native interpreter of conquistador Hernán Cortés.

Stars: Alberto Barahona, Daniel Villar, Frida Tavera, Luis Arrieta

Votes: 20

La otra conquista (1998)

R | 105 min | Drama, History

It is May 1520 in the vast Aztec Empire one year after the Spanish Conqueror Hernán Cortés' arrival in Mexico. "The Other Conquest" opens with the infamous massacre of the Aztecs at the ... See full summary »

Director: Salvador Carrasco | Stars: Damián Delgado, José Carlos Rodríguez, Elpidia Carrillo, Iñaki Aierra

Votes: 1,100 | Gross: $0.89M

Cuilli & Macuilli, los hijos del Jaguar. (2019)

92 min | Drama, Fantasy

Chano is a kid from a remote indigenous community in the mountains of México, he has the responsibility to walk for hours to take to the Sunday street market the idols of the "Tecuanes" ... See full synopsis »

Director: Arturo Sanchez Del Villar | Stars: Gabriela Cartol, Jose Casasús, Juan Cristobal Castillo, Ricardo Diaz Mendoza

Votes: 7

Island of the Dolls (2018)

Horror, Thriller

In 1957, murders occurred upon the infamous, 'Island of the Dolls', in Mexico. A modern-day British journalist, Emily, deceitfully takes an assignment in London to research and uncover the ... See full summary »

Director: Sebastian Mantilla | Stars: Isela Vega, Dayleigh Nelson, Paul Lincoln Alayo, Fernando Gaviria

Zapata - El sueño del héroe (2004)

Biography, Drama, Fantasy

A look at the life of Mexican Revolution Hero Emiliano Zapata.

Director: Alfonso Arau | Stars: Alejandro Fernández, Lucero, Patricia Velasquez, Jesús Ochoa

Votes: 942

Llovizna (1978)

87 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

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Director: Sergio Olhovich | Stars: Aarón Hernán, Salvador Sánchez, Delia Casanova, Amado Zumaya

Votes: 45

Age of Empires III (2005 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, War

Age of Empires III portrays the European colonization of the Americas, between approximately 1492 and 1876 AD. Command one of eight mighty European powers and colonize vast, uncharted territory.

Director: Kris Zimmerman | Stars: Rosalind Ayres, Michael Bell, Gregg Berger, Bettina Bush

Votes: 2,293

Age of Empires II: The Age of Kings (1999 Video Game)

T | Action, Adventure, History

The Age of Kings is set in the Middle Ages and contains thirteen playable civilizations.

Director: Paul DeNigris | Stars: Gary Moody, Spencer Prokop, Ric Spiegel, Cliff Stephens

Votes: 2,926

La hija de Moctezuma (2014)

100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy

At the request of her ancestor, emperor Moctezuma Xocoyotzin, La India María must find and destroy Tezcatlipoca's magical black mirror to prevent the destruction of Mexico.

Director: Ivan Lipkies | Stars: María Elena Velasco, Eduardo Manzano, Rafael Inclán, Raquel Garza

Votes: 89

Retorno a Aztlán (1990)

95 min | Drama, History

A very hard drought devastates an ancient Mexican empire. Warriors and priests fight for power while people are dying. A group of priests return to Aztlan, the mythological place where ... See full summary »

Director: Juan Mora Catlett | Stars: Rodrigo Puebla, Rafael Cortes, Amado Sumaya, Socorro Avelar

Votes: 77

Aquí y Allá: Here and There (2012)
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Aquí y Allá: Here and There (2012)

110 min | Drama

"AQUÍ": Pedro returns home to a small mountain village in Guerrero, Mexico after years of working in the US. He finds his daughters older, and more distant than he imagined. His wife still ... See full summary »

Director: Antonio Méndez Esparza | Stars: Pedro De los Santos, Teresa Ramírez Aguirre, Lorena Guadalupe Pantaleón Vázquez, Heidi Laura Solano Espinoza

Votes: 210

Epitafio (2015)

82 min | Adventure

In 1519, Conquistador Diego de Ordaz and two soldiers march to the summit of the great Mexican volcano Popocatépetl.

Directors: Rubén Imaz, Yulene Olaizola | Stars: Xabier Coronado, Martín Román, Carlos Triviño

Votes: 93

Sonatas (1959)

103 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

"Ugly, Catholic and sentimental", Javier de Montenegro is best known for the noble title he holds: that of Marqués de Bradomín. Rid of dying on the gallows thanks to Captain Casares, ... See full summary »

Director: Juan Antonio Bardem | Stars: María Félix, Francisco Rabal, Aurora Bautista, Fernando Rey

Votes: 58

The Aztec Mummy (1957)

TV-PG | 80 min | Horror

Experimenting in hypnotic regression to past lives, Dr. Almada discovers that his fiancée, Flor, is the reincarnation of an Aztec maiden who was put to death for loving an Aztec warrior, ... See full summary »

Director: Rafael Portillo | Stars: Ramón Gay, Rosita Arenas, Crox Alvarado, Luis Aceves Castañeda

Votes: 228

The Miracle of the Little Prince (2018)

89 min | Documentary

A documentary about the passionate translators of the book The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, who fight for the preservation of their endangered languages.

Director: Marjoleine Boonstra

Votes: 65 | Gross: $0.01M

Yanco (1961)

85 min | Drama

The engaging and sentimental tale begins when the little boy (Ricardo Ancona) starts manifesting a greater and greater talent at music and at the same time, a super-sensitivity to sounds. ... See full summary »

Director: Servando González | Stars: Ricardo Ancona, Jesús Medina, María Bustamante

Votes: 132

Guadalupe (2006)

PG | 90 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

Jose Maria and his sister Mercedes are archaeologists who have been given a grant to study the story of Our Lady of Guadalupe, whom Juan Diego, an ordinary man living near the hill of Tepeyac, witnessed in December 1531.

Director: Santiago Parra | Stars: José Carlos Ruiz, Pedro Armendáriz Jr., Angélica Aragón, Eric del Castillo

Votes: 107 | Gross: $0.67M

Tierra mía (2018)

74 min | Documentary

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Director: Pedro González-Rubio

El baile de San Juan (2010)

120 min | Drama, History

During the final decade of 18th century in Mexico City, capital of the vice-royalty of New Spain, the official choreographer publicly complains of the abusive and unjust methods of the ... See full summary »

Director: Francisco Athié | Stars: José María de Tavira, Marcello Mazzarella, Cassandra Ciangherotti, Pedro Armendáriz Jr.

Votes: 44

Yolox: For the Love of the Game (2020)

Documentary, Sport | Filming

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Director: Walter Perez

Silvestre Pantaleón (2012)

65 min | Documentary, Biography

The story of an elderly man from the Nahuatl-speaking village of San Agustin Oapan, Guerrero, Mexico. Told with a lyrical combination of lingering imagery and ethnographic detail, '... See full summary »

Director: Roberto Olivares

Votes: 12

Terminal Rite (2000)

110 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

The adventure of a young photographer in the Mexican jungle, searching for his lost shadow, stolen by an old Indian witch.

Director: Óscar Urrutia Lazo | Stars: Guillermo Larrea, Soledad Ruiz, Ángeles Cruz, Guillermo Ríos

Votes: 41

Café (I) (2014)

80 min | Documentary, Biography, History

A nahua family struggles after the death of the pater familias.

Director: Hatuey Viveros Lavielle

Votes: 26

Santo Luzbel (1996)

101 min | Drama

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Director: Miguel Sabido | Stars: Ramón Abascal, Roberto Alavez, Agustín Avilés, Joana Brito

Votes: 36

Yencuic Tlahuizcalehua: Nuevo Amanecer (2015)

Short, Sci-Fi

Short Film narrating the mystical time-traveling journey of Ocelot, the Aztec Jaguar Warrior.

Director: Adrian Rodriguez | Stars: Ricardo Diaz Mendoza, Antonio Monroi, Dalia Hernandez Xiuh

Hasta Mostla (2017)

18 min | Short, Drama, Romance

Male finds an emotional shelter in an indigenous community. She wasn't expecting to meet Gibrán.

Director: Luz María Cardenal | Stars: Alejandra Lugo, Fernando Villel

Los 33 y Ella (2012)

30 min | Documentary, Short, Drama

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Director: Nicholas Komodore | Stars: Juan Alarcon, Ignacio Martin Bragado, Gustavo Calderon, Arte Delgado

La Sangre Bárbara (2014)

80 min | Documentary, Biography | Completed

'La sangre barbara' is a film about the story of the struggles, aspirations and dreams of a Nahuat indigenous community at the Sierra Madre mountains of the North of Puebla in Mexico. ... See full summary »

Director: Jesús Mario Lozano

Frontierland (1995)

77 min | Documentary

This DVD examines the multiple points of cultural contact between the United States and Mexico. From the Santa Barbara Fiestas and South Carolina's kitschy "South of the Border" tourist ... See full summary »

Directors: Jesse Lerner, Ruben Ortiz | Stars: Emiliano Alvarez, Alfredo Figueroa, Guillermo Gómez-Peña, Cameron Jamie

Del Mictlan Al Omeyohcan (2018)

14 min | Short, Fantasy

A son watch his father's murder and decide to take revenge against it, this leads him to a dark path where he finds "Mictlantecuhtli" the pre-hispanic death, who make contact thru his dreams to teach him a lesson.

Director: Jc Villanueva | Stars: Nadia Anaya, Juan Salvador Franco, Gerardo Amaya Jacome, Enrique López

Llamatlan, lugar de mujeres ancianas (1994)

27 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Gerardo Pardo

De Sabandijas En El Agua (2013)

19 min | Short, Adventure, Drama

Rufario Salamanca is sent to New Spain in order to serve Friar Bernardino, whose lifelong mission is to document every thing that grows on that region. Guided by a mysterious native woman, ... See full summary »

Director: Roy Ambriz | Stars: Jorge Bolado, Erick de la Luz, Fernando Rendón, Isabel Ruiz

La sirena Aalamatzin (2002)

27 min | Animation, Short

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Director: Jaime Cruz

Echoes (II) (2013)

11 min | Short, Drama

The memories of our loved ones echo long after they're gone.

Director: Moisés Pérez | Stars: Houda Shretah, Louie Olivos Jr., Julio Lucas, Sadhana Som

Tláloc: el que trae la tormenta (2016)

Documentary, Short

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Director: Rodolfo Juarez | Star: Antonio Monroi

Xochitonal (2002)

Short, Mystery

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Director: Alex Sanchez | Stars: Anahi Capistran, Dina Infante, Gregorio Martinez, Omar Zurita

Dentro de Uno (2012)

7 min | Short, Drama

An indigenous boy named Juan faces what, to him, is a terrible monster. His fear grows constantly. Seeing this, his grandmother Mariana believes she has a cure

Director: Salvador Aguirre | Stars: Sonia Couoh, Alan Fuentes, Graciela Orozco, Gerardo Taracena

Nocichi Sarita (Abuela Sarita) (2008)

46 min | Documentary, Drama

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Director: Carlos Romera Wild

La Nada

Short, Western | Post-production

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Director: Tona Millán | Stars: Gerardo Herrera, Alexander Rivera, Daniel Herrera, Luna Torres Gómez

Lebenswelt (2012 Video)

30 min | Short, Drama

Discrimination, racism, plunder and physical cruelty against women are forms of symbolic violence deeply rooted in the culture of contemporary Mexico. These are practices that have been ... See full summary »

Director: Elías Brossoise | Stars: Ocotlan Garcia, Soraya Barraza, Sonia Couoh, Hiroshi Tanimoto

Hernán (2019– )

Biography, Drama, History

Hernan and his soldiers face a sophisticated and unfathomable people. An interpreter who knew their language would be worth her weight in gold.

Director: Norberto López Amado | Stars: Miguel Ángel Amor, Ishbel Bautista, Clemente Beltrán, Michel Brown

Votes: 75

Juana Inés (2016– )

Biography, History

After leaving the house of her uncle, Juana Inés de Asbaje presents herself in the palace of Mexico City and becomes the favorite lady-in-waiting of the vicereine, but also makes many enemies in court.

Director: Patricia Arriaga-Jordán | Stars: Alberto Collado, Pedro De Tavira, Hernan Del Riego, Gonzalo Guzmán

Votes: 27

Native America (2018– )

TV-PG | 53 min | Documentary, History

New World Rising-Native Americans tap ten thousand years of beliefs and traditions to fight the forces of Conquest.

Directors: Gary Glassman, Joseph Sousa, Scott Tiffany | Stars: Victoriano Arizapana, Jimmy W. Arterberry, Phillip Conrad Bread, David Carrasco

Votes: 11

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