The 10 best Álex de la Iglesia movies ordered from worst to best according to IMDb and where to watch them online

Alejandro de la Iglesia Mendoza, known professionally as Alex de la Iglesia, was born in Bilbao on December 4, 1965. Producer, screenwriter and Spanish film director. He has been president of the Academy of Cinematographic Arts and Sciences of Spain (AACCE) from 2009 to February 2011 when he resigned after the Goya Gala due to his disagreement with the sinde law promoted by the socialist government of José Luís Rodríguez Zapatero.

We collect his 10 best films as a director ordered from worst to best according to IMDb and where to watch them online.

  1. Durango loss
  2. mutant action
  3. The witches of Zugarramurdi
  4. sad trumpet ballad
  5. laughing to death
  6. The room of the boy
  7. perfect strangers
  8. ferpect crime
  9. Community
  10. The Day of the Beast

Durango loss

  • Platform: Movistar + and FlixOlé
  • Duration: 2 hours and 6 minutes
  • Year: 1997
  • IMDb Score: 6.3

Starring Rosie Pérez, Javier Bardem y Demian Bichir. It had a budget of €6.5 million. In fact, it was one of the most expensive movies to produce at the time. Unfortunately, it managed to collect at the box office €2.5 million being a commercial failure more than evident. The protagonists of it are an unscrupulous superwoman, Durango loss who interprets it Rosie Perezand a handsome killer, Romeo Dolorosa interpreted by Javier Bardem.

mutant action

  • Platform: The movie
  • Duration: 1 hour and 34 minutes
  • Year: 1993
  • IMDb Score: 6.4

Starring Antonio Resines, Álex Angulo, Frédérique Feder, Fernando Guillén y Ray Pololo. In the recognition and awards section, we highlight the 3 Goya Awards won in the categories of best special effects, best production direction and best makeup and hair. Also, the two Ignotus awards in the category of best audiovisual production and best poetic work for the song by Def With Two.

The witches of Zugarramurdi

  • Platform: HBO Max, Movistar +, FlixOlé and RTVE
  • Duration: 1 hour and 50 minutes
  • Year 2013
  • IMDb Score: 6.4
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A cast made up Hugo Silva, Mario Casas, Jaime Ordóñez, Carmen Maura, Terele Pávez, Carolina Bang, Carlos Areces, Santiago Segura, Secun de la Rosa, Alexandra Jiménez, Pepón Nieto, Macarena Gómez, Javier Botet, Enrique Villén, María Barranco y Gabriel Delgado. It had a budget of 6 million dollars and managed to collect at the box office more than $8.1 million. In the recognition and awards section, we highlight his 8 Goya won from 10 nominations in total, the 3 nominations in the Film Writers Circle Medals and the award to Best Supporting Actress for Terele Pávez in the same contest.

sad trumpet ballad

  • Plataforma: Amazon Prime Video, HBO Max, FlixOlé, AppleTV, RakutenTV, Google Play Store, Microsoft Store y Amazon Videos
  • Duration: 1 hour and 47 minutes
  • Year 2010
  • IMDb Score: 6.5

Starring Carlos Areces, Carolina Bang, Antonio de la Torre, Santiago Segura, Manuel Tallafe, Gracia Olayo y Enrique Villen. It had a production budget of €7 million and managed to collect at the box office more than 2 million dollars. It was far from obtaining good results at the commercial level. Despite this, we highlight the silver lion to best direction and the Award for Best Screenplay at the Venice International Film Festival. As a curiosity, did you know that the title of the feature film comes from a song from the 1960s by the singer Raphael?

laughing to death

  • Platform: FlixOlé and AppleTV
  • Duration: 1 hour and 53 minutes
  • Year: 1999
  • IMDb Score: 6.5

Starring Santiago Segura, El Gran Wyoming, Álex Angulo, Carla Hidalgo, Eduardo Gómez, Jesús Bonilla, María Asquerino y Alfonso Lusson. It managed to collect at the box office more than €6 million Starting from a budget of €3.5 million. dead of laughter is a human drama that recounts as a parody the culture of the 70s, 80s and 90s.

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The room of the boy

  • Platform: No streaming offers at this time
  • Duration: 1 hour and 20 minutes
  • Year: 2006
  • IMDb Score: 6.8

Starring Javier Gutierrez, Leonor Watling, Maria Asquerino, Antonio Dechent, Sancho Gracia y Terele Pávez. This is a feature film produced by Filmax recounts the life of a married couple with a newborn baby who live in an old house in which it seems that not only they live alone.

perfect strangers

  • Platform: Disney+, Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, RakutenTV and Amazon Videos
  • Duration: 1 hour and 41 minutes
  • Year: 2017
  • IMDb Score: 6.9

Starring Belén Rueda, Eduard Fernández, Ernesto Alterio, Juana Acosta, Eduardo Noriega, Dafne Fernández y Pepón Grandson. The feature film, distributed by Universal Picturesmanaged to raise more than €20 million being a remarkable commercial success. It is an adaptation of the Italian feature film Perfect Strangers (2016) directed by filmmaker Paolo Genovese.

ferpect crime

  • Platform: HBO Max, Movistar + and FlixOlé
  • Duration: 1 hour and 45 minutes
  • Year: 2004
  • IMDb Score: 7.1

Starring Guillermo Toledo, Mónica Cervera, Luis Varela, Enrique Villén, Fernando Tejero, Javier Gutiérrez, Kira Miró, Rosario Pardo, Gracia Olayo, Enrique Martínez y Edward Gomez. It had a budget of €3.1 million and managed to collect at the box office more than €9 million all over the world – being 4.2 million box office exclusives in Spain-. In the acknowledgments section, ferpect crime won 8 awards at the Cognac Crime Film Festival. Additionally, he obtained 13 nominations in different contests among which we highlight his 6 nominations in the Goya Awards.

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Community

  • Platform: FlixOlé, RTVE and AppleTV
  • Duration: 1 hour and 45 minutes
  • Year 2000
  • IMDb Score: 7.2

Carmen Maura, Eduardo Antuña, María Asquerino, Jesús Bonilla, Marta Fernández Muro, Paca Gabaldón, Ane Gabarain, Sancho Gracia, Emilio Gutiérrez Caba, Kiti Mánver, Terele Pávez, Roberto Perdomo, Manuel Tejada, Enrique Villén y Edward Gomez. It had an estimated budget between 2 and 2.5 million euros and managed to collect at the box office €6.7 million. In the recognition and awards section, we highlight his 3 Goya Awards o la silver shell for best actress (Carmen Maura) in it San Sebastian International Film Festival.

The Day of the Beast

  • Platform: Amazon Prime Video, HBO Max, FlixOlé and AppleTV
  • Duration: 1 hour and 43 minutes
  • Year: 1995
  • IMDb Score: 7.3

Starring Álex Angulo, Armando de Razza, Santiago Segura, Terele Pávez, Nathalie Seseña, Jaime Blanch, David Pinilla, Antonio Dechent, Ignacio Carreño, Maria Grazia Cucinotta, Gianni Ippoliti y Ray Pololo. It had a budget of €1.8 million and raised more than €3.7 million. In the recognition and awards section, we highlight his 6 Goya Awards and the 2 prizes awarded by the contest of Film Writers Circle Medals in the categories of best director and best editing.

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References: Justwatch