15 Great TV Shows and Movies by and About Latinos

From the self-confident traveler Dora the Explorer to the triumphant students of Stand and Deliver, Latino-influenced TV and movies are full of great role models, positive messages, and rich storytelling. Explore the language, culture, and history of Latino people with these programs for every age.

Browse 15 Great TV Shows and Movies by and About Latinos

Preschoolers will love Dora's ongoing adventures.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2004)
(2000)
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Strong diversity, community, family themes in superb series.
Network: Sprout
(2015)
(2015)
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School-age TV icon explores community service, friendship.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2014)
(2014)
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Engaging cartoon teaches cultural diversity.
Network: PBS
(2005)
(2004)
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Likable female role model outshines soap opera-style series.
Network: Nickelodeon
(2015)
(2015)
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Beautifully animated film has some scary imagery.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Poignant story about Latino runners a winner for families.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Touching and ultimately tragic tale of young Tejano star.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1997)
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Inspiring story about an underdog high school robotics team.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Math teacher inspires in powerful fact-based drama.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1988)
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Underdog heroine is a model of charm and appeal.
Network: ABC, Syndicated
(2006)
(2006)
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Smart coming-of-age drama addresses body image.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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Edgy Latino teen soap raises timely issues in sensitive way.
Network: Hulu
(2013)
(2013)
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Quirky telenovela-style dramedy gets steamy.
Network: CW
(2014)
(2014)
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Passionate tale of lost and regained love.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1992)
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