Latinos have a profound and wonderful influence on cinema. They’ve brought us touching stories of family and hardship, twisted fairy tales that keep us awake at night, and candid looks at hardship. In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, we’ve gathered some of the best films featuring real-life Hispanic heroes in front of and behind the camera. 

 

Films with Hispanic Leads

 

The movies below feature Hispanic actors playing fictional Hispanic characters. Each highlights Latino culture and features Hispanic writers and directors.

 

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