The best José Luis López Vázquez’s movies

José Luis López Vázquez

José Luis López Vázquez

12/03/1922- 01/11/2009
We present our ranking of the best José Luis López Vázquez’s movies. Do you love cinema? Or are you looking for a movie of your favorite actor to watch tonight? Surely you have some to see or that you did not know yet about José Luis López Vázquez.
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Little Lips

Little Lips
5.4/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 08/02/1978
A writer returns home to his estate after service in World War I. He has developed a very bad case of depression due to a war wound concerning his genitalia. He contemplates suicide, but recovers after becoming interested in his caretaker's 12 year-old war orphan niece, who now lives in the manor.

Torrente 2: Mission in Marbella

Torrente 2: Mission in Marbella
6.4/10
  • Genre: ComedyCrime
  • Release: 30/03/2001
  • Character: Guijarro
For this second film in the cult comedy series Torrente takes our fat police officer from Madrid to Marbella in Spain to investigate a villain’s plot to destroy the city with a missile. This James Bond style slapstick comedy became the most successful box-office film in Spanish film history beating out only the first Torrente film.

The Executioner

The Executioner
8/10
  • Genre: ComedyDrama
  • Release: 01/09/1963
  • Character: Antonio Rodríguez, el hermano mayor de José Luis
An undertaker gets married to an old executioner's daughter and, although he doesn't like it, must continue the profession of his father-in-law after his retirement.

The Legend of Frenchie King

The Legend of Frenchie King
5.2/10
Outlaw sisters in the old West inherit a ranch and try to settle down and develop relationships with neighboring family of lots of brothers.

Placido

Placido
7.8/10
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release: 20/10/1961
  • Character: Gabino Quintanilla
In a small Spanish town, during the Christmas holidays, a group of rich old ladies organize a peculiar event that consists of inviting a homeless person to sit down to dinner at their wealthy table. Plácido, a humble worker, is hired by the organizers to participate in a parade with his three-wheeled vehicle, a seemingly simple mission that will not be easy for him to accomplish.

The Telephone Box

The Telephone Box
7.9/10
A man gets trapped inside a telephone box and nobody is able to free him.

Peppermint Frappe

Peppermint Frappe
7.1/10
Julian, a middle-aged single doctor, meets his childhood friend Pablo again. The latter is back from Africa and has just married a beautiful young blonde, Elena. Julian falls in love with her and tries to seduce her, but she mockingly pushes him away from her. He then finds that Ana, his nurse, bears a troubling resemblance to Elena. He decides to gradually transform Ana into Elena…

Travels with My Aunt

Travels with My Aunt
6.3/10
At his mother's funeral, stuffy bank clerk Henry Pulling meets his Aunt Augusta, an elderly eccentric with more-than-shady dealings who pulls him along on a whirlwind adventure as she attempts to rescue an old lover.

Tigers in Lipstick

Tigers in Lipstick
4.6/10
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release: 16/03/1979
  • Character: Garage Owner
8 comic sketches set in Italy, with 4 of the most famous European sex symbols of the 70's playing 2 roles each.

Balearic Caper

Balearic Caper
5.2/10
A scepter is stolen, and it's hunted for by various groups of international robbers and spies, for various reasons - in a parody of 007 movies.

Totò d'Arabia

Totò d'Arabia
5.7/10
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release: 18/02/1965
  • Character: Paco

The Wheelchair

The Wheelchair
7.3/10
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release: 03/11/1960
  • Character: Alvarito
Don Anselmo, a retired old man, decides to buy a motorized disabled stroller since all his pensioner friends own one. His family strongly refuses him to purchase the vehicle, so don Anselmo decides to take extreme measures to achieve his goal…

Miracles of Thursday

Miracles of Thursday
7.3/10
In the village of Fuentecilla, there is a medicinal spa which was very popular in the past but that now has been forgotten by the public. In order to bring back the tourists, the "prominent men" of the village organize a fake miracle: the apparition of San Dimas, the local patron saint, which will take place every Thursday night. At first it works, but trouble begins when a stranger appears, claiming that he knows what's going on and making peculiar demands in exchange for his silence. Written by Pablo Montoya

The National Shotgun

The National Shotgun
7.4/10
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release: 14/09/1978
  • Character: Luis José
A catalan manufacturer of intercoms travels to Madrid, accompanied by his mistress, to attend a hunt that he has organized. Its main purpose is to mix with people of high society to improve their business. All seems well until the owner of the farm shows full authority over James, who is the real organizer of the meeting. The celebration is diverse characters who live next to absurd situations.

Moon of Avellaneda

Moon of Avellaneda
7.2/10
  • Genre: DramaRomance
  • Release: 01/01/2004
  • Character: Don Aquiles
The story of a social and sports club in a Buenos Aires neighborhood and of those who try to save it from being closed.

La gran familia

La gran familia
6.5/10

The Beehive

The Beehive
7.2/10
  • Genre: ComedyDrama
  • Release: 11/10/1982
  • Character: Leonardo Meléndez
As in the novel of the same title from Camilo Jose Cela, "La Colmena" is a sad composition with the stories of many people in the Madrid of 1942, just the postwar of the spanish civil war. The main theme of the film is the contrast between the poets, surviving close to misery under the Franco's regime, and the winners of the war, the emerging class of the people that makes easy money with illegal business.

The Little Apartment

The Little Apartment
7.2/10
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release: 15/06/1959
  • Character: Rodolfo
Rodolfo and Petrita each live in separate quarters in dilapidated Madrid, while looking to have a little apartment (or "pisito", in Spanish dialect). Unfortunately their low salaries prevent them from acquiring one. Soon, Rodolfo's co-workers urge him to marry the old and frail Doña Martina, who is the main tenant in the apartment he boards in. According to Spanish rent-control law, he could inherit the lease from his spouse. Thus begin his misgivings and Petrita's. Written by Emilio

Robbery at 3 O'clock

Robbery at 3 O'clock
7.4/10
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release: 10/12/1962
  • Character: Fernando Galindo
Galindo works in a bank. One day he convinces the other employees in the bank to plan a hold-up in the bank they are working. They prepare everything carefully. However, real robbers come just before the fake ones.

Juana la Loca… de vez en cuando

Juana la Loca… de vez en cuando
4.3/10
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release: 19/09/1983
  • Character: Rey Fernando II 'El Católico'

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