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Spanish Movies for Students of Spanish

Learning Spanish:

The following movies are contemporary classics, all of which are available on Netflix.

If you are a beginner or low-intermediate student of Spanish, you should probably watch them with subtitles first and then watch them again without subtitles. If you are a high-intermediate or advanced student of Spanish then you should watch them twice each without subtitles.

Maria Full of Grace. (a smart, independent young woman smuggles heroine into the US in order to have a shot at a better life)
Butterfly. (a touching picture about a boy and an old mentor of sorts)
Elsa and Fred. (a funny movie about an 82-year-old widow who finds love again)
Stranded: I’ve Come from a Plane. (a documentary about surviving a plane crash in The Andes)
Volver. (Directed by Almodovar and starring Penelope Cruz, need I say more?)
The Violin. (Traveling musicians and freedom-fighting rebels!)
Movies are truly a great way to enhance your exposure to Spanish but they require patience and, as mentioned above, repeated viewings can only help. Enjoy!