The best Salvador Sánchez’s movies

Salvador Sánchez

Salvador Sánchez

28/10/1943 (78 años)
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El Infierno

El Infierno
7.6/10
Benjamin Garcia, Benny is deported from the United States. Back home and against a bleak picture, Benny gets involved in the drug business, in which he has for the first time in his life, a spectacular rise surrounded by money, women, violence and fun. But very soon he will discover that criminal life does not always keep its promises.

The Perfect Dictatorship

The Perfect Dictatorship
7.2/10
  • Genre: ComedyDrama
  • Release: 16/10/2014
  • Character: Hombre X
TV MX, the most powerful Mexican Television Corporation, discloses a scandalous story involving Governor Carmelo Vargas in serious crimes and illicit business. Governor Vargas worried about his political future, decides to clean his image and negotiates a billionaire secret agreement with the owners of the TV Corporation. Carlos Rojo, an ambitious young news producer, and Ricardo Diaz, TV network star reporter, are responsible for making a dirty campaign to change the image the public has of the corrupt Governor and make him, at any cost, a political star and a great presidential candidate. Mexican Television believes that democracy is a farce and has already placed one President... Will they do it again?

Collateral Damage

Collateral Damage
5.5/10
Firefighter Gordon Brewer is plunged into the complex and dangerous world of international terrorism after he loses his wife and child in a bombing credited to Claudio 'The Wolf' Perrini.

Herod's Law

Herod's Law
7.8/10
Mexico, 1949. The fable of a janitor turned Mayor on a little town lost in the Mexican desert, who gradually realizes how far his new acquainted power and corruption can get him.

The Mexican

The Mexican
6.1/10
Jerry Welbach, a reluctant bagman, has been given two ultimatums: The first is from his mob boss to travel to Mexico and retrieve a priceless antique pistol, known as "the Mexican"... or suffer the consequences. The second is from his girlfriend Samantha to end his association with the mob. Jerry figures alive and in trouble with Samantha is better than the more permanent alternative, so he heads south of the border.

Bad Girls

Bad Girls
5.3/10
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release: 09/03/2007
  • Character: Monseñor
A rebellious teen butts heads with the teachers at an all-girl charm school in Mexico City.

Salvador

Salvador
7.4/10
A second-rate journalist from the US tries his luck in El Salvador during the military dictatorship in the 1980s.

The Mongolian Conspiracy

The Mongolian Conspiracy
5.6/10
1963, the Soviet Union intercepts a rumor that China pretends to assassinate the president of the US in his visit to Mexico. Filiberto Garcia, a local policeman, has 72 hours to investigate the Mongolian Conspiracy. Damn International Intrigue!

Canoa: A Shameful Memory

Canoa: A Shameful Memory
7.8/10
A group of students arrives in a small town during a hiking expedition. Once there, the local priest accuses them of being communist agitators on the run from an army crack-down against student demonstrations in nearby Mexico City and rallies the townsfolk to lynch them. Based on true facts occurred in the town of Canoa in 1968.

Las Poquianchis

Las Poquianchis
7.2/10
In the middle 70's in the mexican state of Guanajuato, authorities discover a clandestine burial ground, the corpses were from murdered prostitutes. the suspects are three sisters known as "Las Poquianchis" The sisters were very religious but were the owners of brothels and recruited poor girls with the false promises of jobs, instead they were forced to prostitution, and some were killed.

The Bricklayers

The Bricklayers
7.6/10
When a worker is found murdered on the construction side, the investigation swiftly turns from things criminal to the political circumstances surrounding the building itself. Widespread corruption and neglect by the builder himself are seen to have brought the situation about. Much of the movie is filmed using hand-held cameras, and the majority of the dialogue is in the difficult-to-understand and very slangy Spanish dialect of Mexico City's bricklayers.

Acorazado

Acorazado
6.6/10
  • Genre: Comedy
  • Release: 22/10/2010
  • Character: Alacran
Silverio Palacios, 40, a failed union worker from Veracruz, decides to turn his life around. Tired of earning his money panhandling in the streets, he decides to follow up on a plan that’s been on his friend and union leader's, Alacrán, mind for the longest time. He transforms his old taxi into a makeshift raft and set sail towards Miami to find success in the United States posing as a Cuban immigrant.

The Voice of a Dream

The Voice of a Dream
5.3/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 25/05/2018
  • Character: Apolonio
At a pivotal moment in her singing career, Rocío discovers that her mother is ill and that her final wish is to meet with her again before she dies. After evading the past for 10 years, Rocío returns to her hometown from where she was once expelled. When confronting her family, she comes to understand that forgiveness is the key that will allow her to realize her full potential.

Between Shadows

Between Shadows
5.8/10
  • Release: 22/01/2015
  • Character: Narciso
In an attempt to solve their marriage problems, Eric and Mari take a trip to the Mexican southeast, but she disappears under mysterious circumstances. On his way back to Mexico City, Eric meets Narciso, a mysterious man, and gives him a ride. Eric describes a series of events which finally lead him to a revelation about the time he shared with Mari.

Frida Still Life

Frida Still Life
6.9/10
  • Genre: DramaHistory
  • Release: 13/03/1986
  • Character: David Alfaro Siqueiros
This film is a chronicle of painter Frida Kahlo, and her encounter with the personalities of her time. Despite being confied to a wheelchair as a result of polio, operations and amputations, she faces and traces some of the most colorful and controversial aspects of Mexican history, during the dominant time of Mexican muralism.

Maria of My Hearth

Maria of My Hearth
7.6/10
Héctor and María meet again after eight years of not seeing each other. She works as a magician in cabarets and he robs houses. María convinces Héctor to become a magician and work together. Life seems to smile on them until one day, when Maria travels to another city, the couple's situation will be overshadowed by an unfortunate event.

El hijo de Lamberto Quintero

El hijo de Lamberto Quintero
5.8/10
Lamberto Quintero is assassinated and his son intends to avenge him following in his footsteps. The pair of father and son, Antonio Aguilar and Pepe Aguilar star in this action film.

Octagon and Mascara Sagrada in Fight to the Death

Octagon and Mascara Sagrada in Fight to the Death
5.1/10
Heroic Mexican wrestler duo Octagon and Mascara Sagrado take on a bevvy of sexy female catburglars led by Lina Santos

Letters from Marusia

Letters from Marusia
6.9/10
  • Genre: DramaHistory
  • Release: 26/12/1975
  • Character: Sebastián
Chronicle of the repression that a foreign company exerts on the miners of a small nitrate town in Chile, whose workers decide to claim their most essential rights. A reflection of the historic union struggles in the northern Chile that ended with terrible repressive acts.

The Mexican Ninja

The Mexican Ninja
5.6/10
  • Genre: Action
  • Release: 30/05/1991
A criminal organization hires some ninjas to steal the formula for a new drug, described as cheaper and more powerful than cocaine. As it turns out, the industrialist who financed the research has taken elaborate steps to make sure that the new substance won´t fall into the wrong hands, and the ninjas find they have only succeeded in stealing half the formula. To please their disgruntled employers, the evil ninjas try to blackmail the industrialist into handing over the remaining half and it´s up to the Mexican Ninja and his pals to stop him.

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