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Penélope Cruz

Penélope Cruz

Spanish actress
April 28, 1974 (50 years old)
U.S. 2023. Biography by Michael Mann with Adam Driver, Penélope Cruz, Shailene Woodley. The life and career of the car manufacturer Enzo Ferrari.
Runtime: 130 min.
It. 2022. Drama by Emanuele Crialese with Penélope Cruz, Luana Giuliani, Vincenzo Amato. In 1970s Rome, a 12-year-old girl persists in pretending to be a boy, disrupting her family and her parents' loveless marriage.
Runtime: 97 min.

On the Fringe

V.O.: En los Margenes
Esp. 2022. Drama by Juan Diego Botto with Penélope Cruz, Luis Tosar, Adelfa Calvo. In Spain, during the same day, the intertwined destinies of five people facing financial difficulties or conflicts with the government.
Runtime: 105 min.
Chin. 2021. Spy drama by Simon Kinberg with Jessica Chastain, Diane Kruger, Lupita Nyong'o. A CIA agent and three international spies attempt to recover a top-secret computer weapon that has fallen into the hands of mercenaries.
Runtime: 122 min.

Official Competition

V.O.: Competencia oficial
Esp. 2021. Satire by Mariano Cohn, Gaston Duprat with Penélope Cruz, Antonio Banderas, Oscar Martinez. Commissioned by a millionaire to make a film worthy of a major festival, an eccentric female filmmaker brings together a popular actor and a hard-nosed stage actor.
Runtime: 114 min.

Parallel Mothers

V.O.: Madres Paralelas
Esp. 2021. Drama by Pedro Almodovar with Penélope Cruz, Milena Smit, Israel Elejalde. In the aftermath of childbirth, the fates of a single photographer and a teenage girl are unexpectedly intertwined.
Runtime: 123 min.
Fr. 2020. Mores drama by Olivier Assayas with Penélope Cruz, Edgar Ramirez, Gael Garcia Bernal. In the early 1990s, a Cuban airplane pilot leaves his wife and child to go to the United States to join a secret network that infiltrates anti-Castro activist groups.
Runtime: 127 min.

Pain & Glory

V.O.: Dolor y gloria
Esp. 2019. Psychological drama by Pedro Almodovar with Antonio Banderas, Asier Etxeandia, Penélope Cruz. The presentation at the cinematheque of one of his greatest films prompts a director to reconcile with the lead actor after a 32-year feud.
Runtime: 114 min.

Pablo Escobar

V.O.: Loving Pablo
Esp. 2018. Biography by Fernando León de Aranoa with Javier Bardem, Penélope Cruz, Peter Sarsgaard. In 1993, a Colombian journalist, whose career was compromised by her past affair with Pablo Escobar, contributes to the fall of the dangerous drug trafficker.
Runtime: 123 min.

Everybody Knows

V.O.: Todos lo saben
Esp. 2018. Drama by Asghar Farhadi with Penélope Cruz, Javier Bardem, Ricardo Darin. The kidnapping of a teenage girl during a wedding in a Spanish village awakens resentments and causes the revelation of disturbing family secrets.
Runtime: 132 min.
U.S. 2017. Crime drama by Kenneth Branagh with Kenneth Branagh, Tom Bateman, Johnny Depp. In 1934, on a trans-European luxury train stopped by an avalanche, Belgian detective Hercule Poirot investigates the murder of an American businessman.
Runtime: 114 min.
U.S. 2016. Spy comedy by Louis Leterrier with Sacha Baron Cohen, Mark Strong, Ian McShane. Wrongly accused of murder, a secret MI6 agent on the run teams up with his goofy brother to save the world from a biological attack.
Runtime: 83 min.
U.S. 2016. Comedy by Ben Stiller with Ben Stiller, Penélope Cruz, Owen Wilson. A former supermodel and his friend come to the aid of an Interpol agent on the trail of a mysterious serial killer who targets the world
Runtime: 102 min.

The Queen of Spain

V.O.: La Reina de Espana
Esp. 2016. Dramatic comedy by Fernando Trueba with Penélope Cruz, Chino Darin, Mandy Patinkin.
Runtime: 128 min.
Esp. 2015. Melodrama by Julio Medem with Penélope Cruz, Luis Tosar, Asier Etxeandia. A Madrid teacher with breast cancer befriends a sports talent scout whose wife lies between life and death following an accident.
Runtime: 111 min.

I'm So Excited

V.O.: Los Amantes Pasajeros
Esp. 2013. Comedy by Pedro Almodovar with Javier Camara, Carlos Areces, Raúl Arévalo. As a disabled Airbus waits for a crash landing, flight attendants and passengers drown their anxiety in a mescaline-fortified cocktail.
Runtime: 95 min.
U.S. 2013. Mores drama by Ridley Scott with Michael Fassbender, Cameron Diaz, Javier Bardem. A lawyer engages in a daring drug deal with one of his clients, a nightclub owner whose girlfriend is a true sociopath.
Runtime: 117 min.
U.S. 2012. Comedy by Woody Allen with Woody Allen, Alec Baldwin, Alessandra Mastronardi. Crossroads of several moral and romantic intrigues set against the backdrop of the Eternal City.
Runtime: 102 min.

Twice Born

V.O.: Venuto al Mondo
It. 2012. Drama by Sergio Castellitto with Penélope Cruz, Emile Hirsch, Jane Birkin. An Italian woman returns to Sarajevo with her teenage son, who was conceived there just before the war broke out.
Runtime: 127 min.
U.S. 2011. Adventures by Rob Marshall with Johnny Depp, Penélope Cruz, Ian McShane. An eccentric buccaneer, a cruel pirate and his alleged daughter set out to find the legendary Fountain of Youth.
Runtime: 136 min.
U.S. 2009. Fantasy comedy by Hoyt Yeatman with Bill Nighy, Will Arnett, Kelli Garner. A team of secret agents made up of four guinea pigs tries to thwart the plans of a rich industrialist who wants to dominate the world.
Runtime: 88 min.

Broken Embraces

V.O.: Los Abrazos Rotos
Esp. 2009. Sentimental drama by Pedro Almodovar with Lluis Homar, Penélope Cruz, Blanca Portillo. Fifteen years after losing his sight, a writer and ex-director tells his assistant about his tragic love affair with the star of his last film.
Runtime: 129 min.
U.S. 2009. Musical by Rob Marshall with Daniel Day-Lewis, Marion Cotillard, Penélope Cruz. On the eve of shooting his next film, an Italian filmmaker runs out of inspiration and takes refuge in a spa town where, to his great misfortune, his team joins him.
Runtime: 119 min.
Esp. 2008. Sentimental comedy by Woody Allen with Scarlett Johansson, Javier Bardem, Rebecca Hall. The lives of two American friends on a summer vacation in Barcelona are turned upside down when they meet an attractive painter and his ex-wife.
Runtime: 97 min.
U.S. 2008. Sentimental drama by Isabel Coixet with Ben Kingsley, Penélope Cruz, Dennis Hopper. A fifty-year-old literature professor has conflicting feelings about his young Cuban mistress.
Runtime: 111 min.
U.S. 2007. Dramatic comedy by Jake Paltrow with Martin Freeman, Gwyneth Paltrow, Penélope Cruz. In New York City, an English musician unhappy with his spouse takes refuge in his dreams, where a beautiful and sexually insatiable young woman makes him feel perfectly happy.
Esp. 2007. Biography by Menno Meyjes with Adrien Brody, Penélope Cruz, Santiago Segura. In 1947 in Spain, the tumultuous passion between a matador and his young lover who tries to make him abandon the competition.
Runtime: 92 min.
Esp. 2006. Dramatic comedy by Pedro Almodovar with Penélope Cruz, Carmen Maura, Lola Duenas. The life of a Madrid worker is turned upside down when her teenage daughter kills her husband and the ghost of her mother moves in with her sister.
Runtime: 120 min.
Fr. 2005. Western by Joachim Roenning, Espen Sandberg with Penélope Cruz, Salma Hayek, Steve Zahn. In 19th century Mexico, two bank robbers try to prevent an American railroad company from expropriating peasants.
Runtime: 92 min.
U.S. 2005. Adventures by Breck Eisner with Matthew McConaughey, Steve Zahn, Penélope Cruz. Two treasure seekers and a doctor discover the origin of a mysterious epidemic that is decimating the population of Mali.
Runtime: 123 min.
Can. 2004. Chronicle by John Duigan with Charlize Theron, Stuart Townsend, Penélope Cruz. In 1930s Paris, a love triangle is born between a carefree young American heiress, an Irish intellectual, and a Spanish dancer.
Runtime: 132 min.

Don't Move

V.O.: Non ti muovere
It. 2004. Melodrama by Sergio Castellitto with Sergio Castellitto, Penélope Cruz, Claudia Gerini. At the bedside of his daughter who underwent surgery after an accident, a surgeon recollects an affair he had with a young woman from a bad neighborhood.
U.S. 2004. Melodrama by Chazz Palminteri with Penélope Cruz, Susan Sarandon, Paul Walker. On Christmas night, in New York, the intertwined destinies of various people going through crises.
Runtime: 102 min.


V.O.: Fanfan La Tulipe
Fr. 2003. Adventures by Gérard Krawczyk with Vincent Pérez, Penélope Cruz, Didier Bourdon. After joining the army to escape an arranged marriage, a womanizing adventurer uncovers a plot against Louis XV.
Runtime: 99 min.
U.S. 2003. Horror by Mathieu Kassovitz with Halle Berry, Robert Downey Jr., Penélope Cruz. A psychiatrist at a women's prison wakes up in a cell in her ward where she learns that she is accused of murdering her husband.
Runtime: 98 min.
U.S. 2003. Mores drama by Larry Charles with Bob Dylan, Jeff Bridges, John Goodman. In a totalitarian country, a former rock star is released from prison to participate in a benefit concert.
Runtime: 112 min.

Don't Tempt Me

V.O.: Sin Noticias de Dios
Esp. 2001. Fantasy comedy by Agustin Diaz Yanes with Victoria Abril, Penélope Cruz, Demian Bichir. Two female angels, one from heaven, the other from hell, fight over the soul of a young boxer with a brain tumour.
Runtime: 117 min.
U.S. 2001. Biography by Ted Demme with Johnny Depp, Jordi Molla, Penélope Cruz. During the 1970s and 80s, an American cocaine trafficker
Runtime: 123 min.
U.S. 2001. War drama by John Madden with Nicolas Cage, Penélope Cruz, John Hurt. During World War II, on an occupied Greek island, an Italian soldier with a passion for music falls in love with a young islander.
Runtime: 129 min.
U.S. 2001. Science-fiction by Cameron Crowe with Tom Cruise, Penélope Cruz, Cameron Diaz. A disfigured, wealthy playboy is accused of a murder that was committed under circumstances where dreams were confused with reality.
Runtime: 135 min.
U.S. 2000. Sentimental comedy by Fina Torres with Penélope Cruz, Murilo Benicio, Mark Feuerstein. A Brazilian cook cheated on by her husband becomes the host of a sexy cooking show in San Francisco.
Runtime: 93 min.
U.S. 2000. Drama by Billy Bob Thornton with Matt Damon, Henry Thomas, Penélope Cruz. Having lost the family ranch after the death of his father, a young Texan travels on horseback to Mexico with a friend to find work.

All About My Mother

V.O.: Todo sobre mi madre
Esp. 1999. Mores drama by Pedro Almodovar with Cecilia Roth, Marisa Paredes, Penélope Cruz. The mother of a teenager killed in an accident tries to find his father, whom she had left eighteen years earlier.
Runtime: 101 min.

Twice Upon a Yesterday

V.O.: The Man with Rain in His Shoes
Esp. 1998. Sentimental comedy by Maria Ripoll with Lena Headey, Douglas Henshall, Penélope Cruz. After a painful separation, an actor is given the opportunity to go back to the past and repair some of his mistakes.

Live Flesh

V.O.: Carne Trémula
Esp. 1997. Mores drama by Pedro Almodovar with Javier Bardem, Liberto Rabal, Francesca Neri.
Runtime: 101 min.

Open Your Eyes

V.O.: Abre los Ojos
Esp. 1997. Science-fiction by Alejandro Amenabar with Eduardo Noriega, Penélope Cruz, Chete Lera.
Runtime: 117 min.

Love Can Seriously Damage Your Health

V.O.: El Amor perjudica seriamente la salud


V.O.: La Celestina
Runtime: 92 min.

Mi-fugue mi-raisin

V.O.: Alegre Ma Non Troppo
Esp. 1994. Comedy by Fernando Colomo with Pere Ponce, Penélope Cruz, Rosa Maria Sarda. A young gay musician struggling with a possessive mother falls in love with a friend.
Esp. 1992. Dramatic comedy by Fernando Trueba with Jorge Sanz, Fernando Fernán Gomez, Penélope Cruz. In Spain in the early 1930s, a young deserter takes refuge in the home of an old anarchist painter whose daughters he seduces.
Runtime: 108 min.

Jambon jambon

V.O.: Jamon Jamon
Esp. 1992. Mores drama by Bigas Luna with Penélope Cruz, Javier Bardem, Stefania Sandrelli. A domineering mother plots to prevent her son from marrying a brothel owner's daughter whom he got pregnant .
Runtime: 96 min.

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