Plot Author Matching "Alejandro Frias" (Sorted by Year Ascending)



1. The Fatal Mallet (1914)

Not Rated | 18 min | Short, Comedy

5.4
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Three man will fight for the love of a charming girl. Charlie will play dirty, throwing bricks to his contender, and using a huge hammer to hurt one of them. But a precocious kid will be the fourth suitor in discord.

Director: Mack Sennett | Stars: Charles Chaplin, Mabel Normand, Mack Sennett, Mack Swain

Votes: 994

2. Rain (1932)

Passed | 94 min | Drama

6.9
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A prostitute newly arrived in the South Pacific finds herself at odds with a stern missionary determined to save her soul.

Director: Lewis Milestone | Stars: Joan Crawford, Walter Huston, Fred Howard, Ben Hendricks Jr.

Votes: 2,783 | Gross: $1.17M

3. The Wayward Canary (1932)

7 min | Animation, Comedy, Family

6.1
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Mickey has brought a gift for Minnie: a pair of mischievous canaries.

Director: Burt Gillett | Stars: Pinto Colvig, Marion Darlington, Walt Disney, Marcellite Garner

Votes: 319

4. Dancing Lady (1933)

Passed | 92 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

6.8
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An attractive dancer is rescued from jail by a rich man who helps her to have her first big opportunity at a musical play on Broadway.

Director: Robert Z. Leonard | Stars: Joan Crawford, Clark Gable, Franchot Tone, May Robson

Votes: 2,466

5. Juarez and Maximillian (1934)

98 min | Drama

7.1
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From Maximilian's arrival in Mexico to his execution in Querétaro.

Directors: Miguel Contreras Torres, Raphael J. Sevilla | Stars: Medea de Novara, Enrique Herrera, Alfredo del Diestro, Antonio R. Frausto

Votes: 18

6. No matarás (1935)

Approved | 92 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.3
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An unemployed Spanish immigrant in the USA, gets involve in the illegal traffic of alcohol during the Dry Law in the 1930s.

Director: Miguel Contreras Torres | Stars: Ramón Pereda, Adriana Lamar, Alberto O'Farril, Estela Segarra

Votes: 9

7. Good-Bye Nicanor (1937)

79 min | Action, Drama, Musical

6.2
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Based on a popular song written by Mexican composer Agustin Lara, this is a classic movie of the "ranchero" genre. Nicanor is a worker at some hacienda in the Mexican country, and he is in ... See full summary »

Director: Rafael E. Portas | Stars: Emilio Fernández, Carmen Molina, Ernesto Cortázar, Elvia Salcedo

Votes: 21

8. Babes in Arms (1939)

Unrated | 94 min | Comedy, Musical

6.3
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A group of vaudevillians struggling to compete with talkies hits the road hoping for a comeback. Frustrated to be left behind, all of their kids put on a show themselves to raise money for the families and to prove they've got talent, too.

Director: Busby Berkeley | Stars: Mickey Rooney, Judy Garland, Charles Winninger, Guy Kibbee

Votes: 2,696

9. The Little Princess (1939)

Approved | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

7.1
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A little girl is left by her father in an exclusive seminary for girls, when her father fights in the Second Boer War. Later, when he is presumed dead she is forced to become a servant.

Directors: Walter Lang, William A. Seiter | Stars: Shirley Temple, Richard Greene, Anita Louise, Ian Hunter

Votes: 6,286

10. Neither Blood Nor Sand (1941)

104 min | Comedy

6.8
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Cantinflas enjoys the bullfight show, and wants to crash in every of these spectacles. Also, there's a professional bullfighter, Manolete, who is identical to Cantinflas. Manolete has to ... See full summary »

Director: Alejandro Galindo | Stars: Cantinflas, Susana Guízar, Elvia Salcedo, Pedro Armendáriz

Votes: 167

11. The Three Musketeers (1942)

136 min | Adventure, Comedy

6.5
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A beautiful actress invites Cantinflas to work at a film studio, where he falls asleep and dreams he is D'Artagnan.

Director: Miguel M. Delgado | Stars: Cantinflas, Ángel Garasa, Janet Alcoriza, Consuelo Frank

Votes: 268

12. Alejandra (1942)

108 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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A baby girl is abandoned in front of the residence of a well-off family. She'll be brought up by the owner of the house and her son, without knowing that the baby is actually his daughter.

Director: José Benavides hijo | Stars: Arturo de Córdova, Sara García, Anita Blanch, Susana Guízar

Votes: 12

13. Del rancho a la capital (1942)

Adventure, Comedy, Drama

6.5
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The relatives of a wealthy family come from the countryside to stay for a days.

Director: Raúl de Anda | Stars: Domingo Soler, Susana Guízar, Pedro Armendáriz, Carlos López Moctezuma

Votes: 20

14. El circo (1943)

90 min | Comedy

6.9
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A shoemaker joins a circus and falls in love with the circus owner's daughter.

Director: Miguel M. Delgado | Stars: Cantinflas, Gloria Lynch, Estanislao Schillinsky, Eduardo Arozamena

Votes: 211

15. The Rock of Souls (1943)

110 min | Drama, Romance

7.8
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A rancher and a refined lady from the city fall in love each other. But the 200-years-fight between their families, will threaten their romantic relationship.

Director: Miguel Zacarías | Stars: Jorge Negrete, María Félix, René Cardona, Miguel Ángel Ferriz

Votes: 88

16. Cabin in the Sky (1943)

Passed | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.1
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A compulsive gambler dies during a shooting, but he'll receive a second chance to reform himself and to make up with his worried wife.

Directors: Vincente Minnelli, Busby Berkeley | Stars: Ethel Waters, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson, Lena Horne, Louis Armstrong

Votes: 3,103

17. Gran Hotel (1944)

106 min | Comedy

7.3
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After failing as a waiter, Cantinflas gets a job as a bellboy in a fancy hotel, by recommendation of his girlfriend. He has to deal with posh people and even with the nobility. One day, an ... See full summary »

Director: Miguel M. Delgado | Stars: Cantinflas, Jacqueline Dalya, Josefina Martínez, Luis G. Barreiro

Votes: 197

18. Amor de una vida (1946)

98 min | Drama, Romance

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After the death of his father, a young military wants to sell his lands and properties, but the beautiful maid convince him to keep it and work the land.

Director: Miguel Morayta | Stars: Mapy Cortés, Tomás Perrín, Amparo Morillo, Alejandro de Montenegro

19. El amor las vuelve locas (1946)

100 min | Musical, Comedy

5.4
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A spoiled rich girl will know the troubles of a poor life after got married with her driver.

Director: Fernando Cortés | Stars: Mapy Cortés, Rafael Baledón, Fernando Cortés, Jorge Reyes

Votes: 14

20. Bel Ami (1947)

102 min | Drama

6.5
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The story of a common man that could raise in life thanks to lies and deceits.

Director: Antonio Momplet | Stars: Armando Calvo, Gloria Marín, Andrea Palma, Emilia Guiú

Votes: 33

21. ¡A volar joven! (1947)

113 min | Comedy

7.4
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A wealthy couple marries their "unattractive" daughter to one of their farmhands, who ultimately becomes a celebrated aviator.

Director: Miguel M. Delgado | Stars: Cantinflas, Ángel Garasa, Daniel 'Chino' Herrera, Andrés Soler

Votes: 351

22. Una aventura en la noche (1948)

Crime, Mystery, Romance

6.7
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A film director and a scriptwriter, ride two mysterious girls in the road, just to find out later that they had died months ago.

Director: Rolando Aguilar | Stars: Luis Aguilar, Miroslava, Susana Cora, Jorge Reyes

Votes: 48

23. El muchacho alegre (1948)

90 min | Drama, Western

5.3
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Three men want to marry a woman. Among these men, two of them are friends. The third man gets murdered. One of the two friends is suspected of being the author of the crime...

Director: Alejandro Galindo | Stars: Luis Aguilar, Víctor Parra, Sara Montes, Arturo Soto Rangel

Votes: 13

24. The Search (1948)

Approved | 104 min | Drama, War

7.8
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In post-war Berlin, an American private helps a lost Czech boy find his mother.

Director: Fred Zinnemann | Stars: Montgomery Clift, Ivan Jandl, Aline MacMahon, Wendell Corey

Votes: 4,479

25. El supersabio (1948)

103 min | Comedy, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.0
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Cantinflas is the apprentice of a renowned scientist, Prof. Arquimides Monteagudo (Carlos Martinez Baena). But Cantinflas has the soul of a poet rather than a serious researcher, and he ... See full summary »

Director: Miguel M. Delgado | Stars: Cantinflas, Perla Aguiar, Carlos Martínez Baena, Alejandro Cobo

Votes: 245

26. Hipócrita..! (1949)

Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.7
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A disfigured woman is helped by a talented composer to recover her face with plastic surgery. Then he discovers that she's a beautiful woman and a talented singer.

Director: Miguel Morayta | Stars: Antonio Badú, Carmen Molina, Luis Beristáin, Leticia Palma

Votes: 36

27. El charro Negro en el norte (1949)

73 min | Drama, Western

4.4
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Charro Negro faces up to a gang of crooks and gunmen, whom are trying to steel a gold mine.

Director: Raúl de Anda | Stars: Raúl de Anda, Carmelita González, Dagoberto Rodríguez, Raúl de Anda Jr.

Votes: 10

28. El portero (1950)

113 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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Cantinflas works as a porter, who writes letters and speeches in his old writing machine to earn an extra money, despite the fact that he still goes to school. The sentimental issues come ... See full summary »

Director: Miguel M. Delgado | Stars: Cantinflas, Silvia Pinal, Carlos Martínez Baena, Óscar Pulido

Votes: 261

29. Vuelve Pancho Villa (1950)

Adventure, Drama, Romance

5.7
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Pedro Armendariz incarnate for the first time in his career the revolutionary warrior Pancho Villa. During the Mexican Revolution, Martin Corona (Rodolfo Acosta) wants to marry with his ... See full summary »

Director: Miguel Contreras Torres | Stars: Pedro Armendáriz, Esther Fernández, Rodolfo Acosta, Rafael Alcayde

Votes: 20

30. En carne viva (1951)

91 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

5.5
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A beautiful cabaret dancer falls in love with a marine, who promises to return and marry with her.

Director: Alberto Gout | Stars: Rosa Carmina, Crox Alvarado, Rubén Rojo, Dagoberto Rodríguez

Votes: 21

31. La marquesa del barrio (1951)

109 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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A needy and alcoholic woman, but a quite talented singer, rejects her life's opportunity made by a famous crooner. Later, she discovers that, in fact, she is a wealthy marchioness and receives a visit of her daughter from Argentina.

Director: Miguel Zacarías | Stars: Libertad Lamarque, Pedro Vargas, Armando Sáenz, Bárbara Gil

Votes: 22

32. Tierra baja (1951)

90 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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A poor shepherd is convinced to marry a beautiful woman. This is a Maquiavellian plan schemed by the woman's fiancé and her father.

Director: Miguel Zacarías | Stars: Zully Moreno, Pedro Armendáriz, Luis Aldás, Gustavo Rivero

Votes: 26

33. Los huéspedes de La Marquesa (1951)

94 min | Musical, Comedy, Drama

3.8
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In the "Marquesa boarding house" lives a group of eclectic artists. They're trying to mount an spectacle to earn some money and pay their debt with the owner. At the same time arrives at ... See full summary »

Director: Jaime Salvador | Stars: Carlota Solares, Amalia Aguilar, Ramón Armengod, Lily Aclemar

Votes: 8

34. El bombero atómico (1952)

95 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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Cantinflas is a clumsy fireman, who one day receives the visit of his little goddaughter, whose mother recently died in the jungle. After having work in a few fires, Cantinflas decided to ... See full summary »

Director: Miguel M. Delgado | Stars: Cantinflas, Roberto Soto, Gilberto González, Elisa Quintanilla

Votes: 423

35. Cuatro noches contigo (1952)

100 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

4.4
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A sales man and a pretty girl are running away from the father of her because of an arranged wedding.

Director: Raúl de Anda | Stars: Elsa Aguirre, Luis Aguilar, Domingo Soler, José Torvay

Votes: 18

36. Los hijos de nadie (1952)

85 min | Crime, Drama

5.8
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A man is making a research about the importance of familiar environment in children's future. First, he interviews a prostitute, Rosa, who's in jail because of the murderer of her pimp. She... See full summary »

Director: Carlos Véjar hijo | Stars: David Silva, Carmelita González, Dagoberto Rodríguez, Marina Herrera

Votes: 11

37. El billetero (1953)

Drama

6.1
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A boy that sells lottery tickets in the street, encounters with his lost father, separated since 12 years ago.

Director: Raphael J. Sevilla | Stars: David Silva, Esther Fernández, Rodolfo Acosta, Raphael Sevilla hijo

Votes: 18

38. El bruto (1953)

Not Rated | 81 min | Drama

7.2
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A tough young man, who helps to kick poor people out of their houses, falls in love with a girl. She lives with her father in the building about to be demolished.

Director: Luis Buñuel | Stars: Pedro Armendáriz, Katy Jurado, Rosita Arenas, Andrés Soler

Votes: 2,071

39. Summer with Monika (1953)

R | 96 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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A pair of teenagers meet one summer day, start a reckless affair and abandon their families to be with one another.

Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Harriet Andersson, Lars Ekborg, Dagmar Ebbesen, Åke Fridell

Votes: 14,897

40. Caballero a la medida (1954)

100 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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Cantinflas works as a model of tuxedos for a prestigious store. He just has to wander around in the streets, wearing the tuxedo and a big ad, put on his back. The tuxedo allows him to ... See full summary »

Director: Miguel M. Delgado | Stars: Cantinflas, Martha Valdés, Ángel Garasa, Domingo Soler

Votes: 222

41. The Criminal Life of Archibaldo de la Cruz (1955)

Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.7
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The delirious journey of a mental disordered man, who is obsessed in making the perfect crime.

Director: Luis Buñuel | Stars: Ernesto Alonso, Miroslava, Rita Macedo, Ariadne Welter

Votes: 5,438

42. Mi canción eres tú (1956)

Musical, Comedy, Drama

5.9
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One modest and talented young singer, finds his way to fame... but not without his family.

Director: Roberto Rodríguez | Stars: Andy Russell, Evangelina Elizondo, Freddy Fernández, Miguel Manzano

Votes: 13

43. Enemigos (1956)

87 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

4.2
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Martin takes away his girlfriend to live with him secretly. The family looks for her, but maybe Martin's interested in another woman.

Director: Raúl de Anda | Stars: Víctor Parra, Linda Cristal, Fernando Casanova, Rosa Elena Durgel

Votes: 16

44. The Smile of the Virgin (1958)

90 min | Drama, Family

6.8
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Marita, a charming little girl, lives in the country with his grandmother. Her best friend is a modest servant, Anselmo, who almost everyday takes the girl to visit the church known as "... See full summary »

Director: Roberto Rodríguez | Stars: María Gracia, Jorge Martínez de Hoyos, Prudencia Grifell, Miguel Manzano

Votes: 28

45. El águila negra contra los enmascarados de la muerte (1958)

85 min | Drama, Western, Adventure

5.7
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Mexican western hero El Aguila Negra, returns to confront with the sectarian and evil group known as "The Masked of Death"

Director: Ramón Peón | Stars: Fernando Casanova, Martha Valdés, Alicia Rodríguez, Carlos Agostí

Votes: 16

46. La reina del cielo (1959)

88 min | Drama

5.6
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An Indian woman and his little son are exiled by the chief of her tribe, after having the vision in a lake of the Virgin Mary.

Director: Jaime Salvador | Stars: Lilia Prado, Jorge Martínez de Hoyos, Rita Macedo, Jaime Fernández

Votes: 10

47. The Twilight Zone (1959–1964)
Episode: Escape Clause (1959)

TV-PG | 25 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.3
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A hypochondriac man sells his soul to the devil, exchanging it for several thousand years of immortality.

Director: Mitchell Leisen | Stars: Rod Serling, David Wayne, Thomas Gomez, Virginia Christine

Votes: 4,033

48. Contra viento y marea (1962)

Comedy, Drama, Romance

4.2
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A successful fishing businessman, fakes his own death, in order to give his arrogant and proud children a life lesson.

Director: Zacarías Gómez Urquiza | Stars: Luis Aguilar, Ernesto Albán, Alma Delia Fuentes, Alfonso Mejía

Votes: 11

49. Los amigos Maravilla en el mundo de la aventura (1963)

80 min | Adventure, Drama, Comedy

5.8
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Pepito is a small cowboy, who helps the sheriff to solve crimes and catch baddies, with the help of his horse, Huracan, and his dog Amigo.

Director: Ramón Peón | Stars: José Rojo de la Vega, El Perro Amigo, El Caballo Huracán, Martha Elena Cervantes

Votes: 7

50. The Naked Kiss (1964)

Approved | 90 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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83 Metascore

A former prostitute relocates to a buttoned-down suburb, determined to fit in with mainstream society. But perverse secrets simmer beneath the wholesome surface.

Director: Samuel Fuller | Stars: Constance Towers, Anthony Eisley, Michael Dante, Virginia Grey

Votes: 8,051


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