Best Mexican and Mexican American Movies

Ready for some great movies you can say to? These films represent a wide spectrum of Mexican American movies. From the empowering drama of Real Women Have Curves to the mouthwatering (literally) romance of Like Water for Chocolate to the vibrant celebration of family and music in Coco, there's something for everyone here. Teens and parents will find much to appreciate in these films that bring important cultural experiences to life. And when you're done, try one of these 15 Great TV Shows and Movies by and About Latinos

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Coco Movie Poster Image
Stunningly animated, poignant tribute to family and culture.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2017)
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The Book of Life Movie Poster Image
Beautifully animated film has some scary imagery.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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McFarland, USA Movie Poster Image
Poignant story about Latino runners a winner for families.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2015)
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Nacho Libre Movie Poster Image
Offbeat movie has lots of potty humor, comic action.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
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Selena Movie Poster Image
Touching and ultimately tragic tale of young Tejano star.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1997)
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Underwater Dreams Movie Poster Image
Inspiring story about an underdog high school robotics team.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2014)
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Cantinflas Movie Poster Image
Showbiz tale about legendary Mexican actor is mostly tame.
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(Release Year: 2014)
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Instructions Not Included Movie Poster Image
Mix of comedy and tragedy in Mexican dad-daughter tale.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2013)
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Zurdo Movie Poster Image
Excellent Mexican fantasy with some disturbing violence.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2003)
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La Bamba Movie Poster Image
Sweet, sad rock-idol tale has violence, cursing, drinking.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1987)
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Real Women Have Curves Movie Poster Image
Smart coming-of-age drama addresses body image.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2002)
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Tortilla Soup Movie Poster Image
A harmless comedy that will make your mouth water.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2001)
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Like Water for Chocolate Movie Poster Image
Passionate tale of lost and regained love.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1992)
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Quinceanera Movie Poster Image
Smart coming-of-age drama for older teens.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 2006)
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My Family (Mi Familia) Movie Poster Image
Epic, dramatic tale of a Mexican-American family.
On DVD/Streaming
(Release Year: 1997)
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