Happy Cinco de Mayo! Tour Mexico Through the Movies!

Summary

Another year, another Cinco de Mayo celebrating Mexican pride and heritage. Some of our most beloved films have come from or are set in our neighboring country, so we're re-posting one of our favorite features we've done: the cinematic tour of Mexico. By clicking on the green-highlighted states below, you'll get a quick primer on movies set in that state. It's time rediscover your favorite movies set south of the border! Let's start in the Federal District. Here you'll find Mexico City, the country's capital and its most vital source for arts, culture, and economy. Though it probably benefited little from Man on Fire being set there. The film starred Denzel Washington as an ex-CIA agent determined to save a young kidnapped girl (Dakota Fanning), focusing on Mexico City's criminal gangs, gritty architecture, and the fiery explosions that regularly occur there. Back to Article

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captaintragedy

dan clarke

Why even mention Larry the Cable Guy? It will only encourage him.

May 5 - 05:19 AM

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Jared King

Oh man, "The Real Cancun" might be the worst THING ever.

May 5 - 03:55 PM

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Jared King

How could you mention "Treasure of the Sierra Madre" in a article with "The Real Cancun"?

May 5 - 03:56 PM

Bloody Mathias

Mathias N/A

What's so special about the 5th of May anyway?

May 5 - 04:42 PM

Joey M.

Joey Munoz

Mexico beat the french army, even thou they were outnumbered and overpowered, every man an a lot of women fought that battle and we won. They were trying to conquer Mexico and would later attempt to conquer the United States, so we saved you the trouble. This was back in the 1860s.

May 14 - 01:31 PM

Joey M.

Joey Munoz

Mexico beat the french army, even thou they were outnumbered and overpowered, every man an a lot of women fought that battle and we won. They were trying to conquer Mexico and would later attempt to conquer the United States, so we saved you the trouble. This was back in the 1860s.

May 14 - 01:31 PM

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