Ramón Menéndez

Luis Ramón Menéndez Velasco was an actor.

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Dune (1984)

In the year 10,191, the world is at war for control of the desert planet Arrakis—the only place where the space-travel substance Melange 'Spice' can be found. But when one leader gives up control, it's only so he can stage a coup with some unsavory characters.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Lynch
CAST:  Francesca Annis  •  Leonardo Cimino  •  Brad Dourif  •  José Ferrer

In the year 10,191, the world is at war for control of the desert planet Arrakis—the only place where the space-travel substance Melange 'Spice' can be found. But when one leader gives up control, it's only so he can stage a coup with some unsavory characters.  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Lynch
CAST:  Francesca Annis  •  Leonardo Cimino  •  Brad Dourif  •  José Ferrer

Gotta Kick It Up! (2002)

This was going to be the first year that Marshal Middle School was not going to have a dance team. All that changes when the new Biology teacher, Ms. Bartlett, agrees to be the coach. Now the girls need to prove that they are ready to compete and are able to win; ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ramón Menéndez
CAST:  Camille Guaty  •  America Ferrera  •  Jhoanna Flores  •  Suilma Rodriguez

This was going to be the first year that Marshal Middle School was not going to have a dance team. All that changes when the new Biology teacher, Ms. Bartlett, agrees to be the coach. Now the girls need to prove that they are ready to compete and are able to win; ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ramón Menéndez
CAST:  Camille Guaty  •  America Ferrera  •  Jhoanna Flores  •  Suilma Rodriguez

Money for Nothing (1993)

When unemployed dockworker Joey Coyle finds $1.2 million that fell off of an armored car, he decides to do the logical thing: take the money and run. After all, he says, finders keepers. He turns to his ex-girlfriend Monica, who works in an investment firm, for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ramón Menéndez
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Debi Mazar  •  Michael Madsen  •  Benicio del Toro

When unemployed dockworker Joey Coyle finds $1.2 million that fell off of an armored car, he decides to do the logical thing: take the money and run. After all, he says, finders keepers. He turns to his ex-girlfriend Monica, who works in an investment firm, for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ramón Menéndez
CAST:  John Cusack  •  Debi Mazar  •  Michael Madsen  •  Benicio del Toro

Stand and Deliver (1988)

Jaime Escalante is a mathematics teacher in a school in a hispanic neighbourhood. Convinced that his students have potential, he adopts unconventional teaching methods to try and turn gang members and no-hopers into some of the country's top algebra and calculus ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ramón Menéndez
CAST:  Edward James Olmos  •  Lou Diamond Phillips  •  Rosanna DeSoto  •  Andy García

Jaime Escalante is a mathematics teacher in a school in a hispanic neighbourhood. Convinced that his students have potential, he adopts unconventional teaching methods to try and turn gang members and no-hopers into some of the country's top algebra and calculus ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ramón Menéndez
CAST:  Edward James Olmos  •  Lou Diamond Phillips  •  Rosanna DeSoto  •  Andy García

Life Sentence (1979)

After being released from jail, "Tarzan" Lira seeks to rebuild his life as a bank employee. Unfortunately, it might not be as easy as he thinks.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Arturo Ripstein
CAST:  Pedro Armendáriz Jr.  •  Narciso Busquets  •  Ernesto Gómez Cruz  •  Ana Ofelia Murguía

After being released from jail, "Tarzan" Lira seeks to rebuild his life as a bank employee. Unfortunately, it might not be as easy as he thinks.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Arturo Ripstein
CAST:  Pedro Armendáriz Jr.  •  Narciso Busquets  •  Ernesto Gómez Cruz  •  Ana Ofelia Murguía

Por mis pistolas (1968)

Fidencio Borer, an apothecary in a village on the northern border of Mexico, discovers some old title of a mine in Arizona and decides to claim them. Trying to cross the border is a border guard intercepted by exaggerating in the line of duty. On the way is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miguel M. Delgado
CAST:  Cantinflas  •  Isela Vega  •  Gloria Coral  •  Quintín Bulnes

Fidencio Borer, an apothecary in a village on the northern border of Mexico, discovers some old title of a mine in Arizona and decides to claim them. Trying to cross the border is a border guard intercepted by exaggerating in the line of duty. On the way is ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Miguel M. Delgado
CAST:  Cantinflas  •  Isela Vega  •  Gloria Coral  •  Quintín Bulnes

El Brazo de Oro (1979)

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DIRECTION:  Alberto Mariscal
CAST:  Hugo Stiglitz  •  Héctor Bonilla  •  Martha Navarro  •  Julián Bravo

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DIRECTION:  Alberto Mariscal
CAST:  Hugo Stiglitz  •  Héctor Bonilla  •  Martha Navarro  •  Julián Bravo

Mistery (1980)

A soap opera actor is mixed in a real drama very similar to what he represents in his work.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marcela Fernández Violante
CAST:  Juan Ferrara  •  Helena Rojo  •  Víctor Junco  •  Armando Silvestre

A soap opera actor is mixed in a real drama very similar to what he represents in his work.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marcela Fernández Violante
CAST:  Juan Ferrara  •  Helena Rojo  •  Víctor Junco  •  Armando Silvestre

Morir de madrugada (1980)

A successful lawyer has his life shattered when his beautiful wife is found murdered. An investigation reveals she was lying to him and leading a double life... but who killed her?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julián Pastor
CAST:  Jorge Rivero  •  Claudia Islas  •  Jorge Luke  •  Josefina Echánove

A successful lawyer has his life shattered when his beautiful wife is found murdered. An investigation reveals she was lying to him and leading a double life... but who killed her?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julián Pastor
CAST:  Jorge Rivero  •  Claudia Islas  •  Jorge Luke  •  Josefina Echánove

The Hex 2: Messengers of Hell (1986)

Raul Araiza's chilling Spanish-language supernatural thriller tells the tale of two powerful beings, one good and one evil incarnate, fighting for control of Earth--and of a beautiful woman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raúl Araiza
CAST:  Ernesto Alonso  •  Lucía Méndez  •  Eduardo Yáñez  •  Manuel Ojeda

Raul Araiza's chilling Spanish-language supernatural thriller tells the tale of two powerful beings, one good and one evil incarnate, fighting for control of Earth--and of a beautiful woman.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Raúl Araiza
CAST:  Ernesto Alonso  •  Lucía Méndez  •  Eduardo Yáñez  •  Manuel Ojeda

Drizzle (1978)

Returning from a business trip, a man meets some peasants who arouse fears in him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sergio Olhovich
CAST:  Aarón Hernán  •  Salvador Sánchez  •  Amado Zumaya  •  Silvia Mariscal

Returning from a business trip, a man meets some peasants who arouse fears in him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sergio Olhovich
CAST:  Aarón Hernán  •  Salvador Sánchez  •  Amado Zumaya  •  Silvia Mariscal

Cuartelazo (1977)

Narration of one of the bloodiest episodes of the Mexican national history, The Tragic Ten, beginning when General Victoriano Huerta sent to kill President Francisco I. Madero, Vice President José María Pino Suárez and Senator Belisario Dominguez. The film ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alberto Isaac
CAST:  Bruno Rey  •  Héctor Ortega  •  Arturo Beristáin  •  Alejandro Parodi

Narration of one of the bloodiest episodes of the Mexican national history, The Tragic Ten, beginning when General Victoriano Huerta sent to kill President Francisco I. Madero, Vice President José María Pino Suárez and Senator Belisario Dominguez. The film ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alberto Isaac
CAST:  Bruno Rey  •  Héctor Ortega  •  Arturo Beristáin  •  Alejandro Parodi

Those Years (1974)

President Juárez fights against the conservatives, who have ordered an emperor to be brought from France to govern Mexico  (more)

DIRECTION:  Felipe Cazals  •  Mario Llorca
CAST:  Jorge Martínez de Hoyos  •  Helena Rojo  •  Mario Almada  •  Julián Pastor

President Juárez fights against the conservatives, who have ordered an emperor to be brought from France to govern Mexico  (more)

DIRECTION:  Felipe Cazals  •  Mario Llorca
CAST:  Jorge Martínez de Hoyos  •  Helena Rojo  •  Mario Almada  •  Julián Pastor

Longitud de guerra (1976)

Based on the novel Tomochic by Heriberto Frías; tells the story of the rebellion of the inhabitants of the village of Tomochi, Chihuahua, against the government of Porfirio Diaz in 1891. Mexico's submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1976.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gonzalo Martínez Ortega
CAST:  Bruno Rey  •  Narciso Busquets  •  Pedro Armendáriz Jr.  •  Aarón Hernán

Based on the novel Tomochic by Heriberto Frías; tells the story of the rebellion of the inhabitants of the village of Tomochi, Chihuahua, against the government of Porfirio Diaz in 1891. Mexico's submission for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film in 1976.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gonzalo Martínez Ortega
CAST:  Bruno Rey  •  Narciso Busquets  •  Pedro Armendáriz Jr.  •  Aarón Hernán

The Sheriff's Strange Son (1982)

In a small western town, a father obliges a doctor to separate two conjoined twins in a very hazardous operation. One of the children dies but years after seems to have survived as his brother's second personality.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fernando Durán Rojas
CAST:  Mario Almada  •  Eric del Castillo  •  Rosa Gloria Chagoyán  •  Luis Mario Quiroz

In a small western town, a father obliges a doctor to separate two conjoined twins in a very hazardous operation. One of the children dies but years after seems to have survived as his brother's second personality.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fernando Durán Rojas
CAST:  Mario Almada  •  Eric del Castillo  •  Rosa Gloria Chagoyán  •  Luis Mario Quiroz

In the Land of Light Feet (1982)

During his vacations, 12-year-old Manuel travels by train with his mother to the Sierra Tarahumara to spend a few days with his father, who works in the mountains with the indigenous people protecting nature. Manuel befriends Jesus, who takes him to his town and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marcela Fernández Violante
CAST:  Pedro Armendáriz Jr.  •  Helena Rojo  •  Ernesto Gómez Cruz  •  Aurora Clavel

During his vacations, 12-year-old Manuel travels by train with his mother to the Sierra Tarahumara to spend a few days with his father, who works in the mountains with the indigenous people protecting nature. Manuel befriends Jesus, who takes him to his town and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marcela Fernández Violante
CAST:  Pedro Armendáriz Jr.  •  Helena Rojo  •  Ernesto Gómez Cruz  •  Aurora Clavel

The Bricklayers (1976)

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 ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jorge Fons
CAST:  Ignacio López Tarso  •  Adalberto Martínez  •  Jaime Fernández  •  José Alonso

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 ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jorge Fons
CAST:  Ignacio López Tarso  •  Adalberto Martínez  •  Jaime Fernández  •  José Alonso

Living Is What Matters (1987)

A drifter named Candelario asks to spend the night at the hacienda of Don Lazaro. Once there, he gets the offer to stay and work as a laborer with a fixed salary. Over time, Candelario is gaining the confidence of his employer, and becomes indispensable. The ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luis Alcoriza
CAST:  María Rojo  •  Gonzalo Vega  •  Ernesto Gómez Cruz  •  Loló Navarro

A drifter named Candelario asks to spend the night at the hacienda of Don Lazaro. Once there, he gets the offer to stay and work as a laborer with a fixed salary. Over time, Candelario is gaining the confidence of his employer, and becomes indispensable. The ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luis Alcoriza
CAST:  María Rojo  •  Gonzalo Vega  •  Ernesto Gómez Cruz  •  Loló Navarro

The Year of the Plague (1979)

A terrible disease is found in a Mexican town. A doctor tries to alert the authorities when he discovers its epidemic nature. No one listen to him and soon after the disease spreads. The government tries to control the information in order to prevent panic. (IMDb)  (more)

DIRECTION:  Felipe Cazals
CAST:  Alejandro Parodi  •  José Carlos Ruiz  •  Rebeca Silva  •  Tito Junco

A terrible disease is found in a Mexican town. A doctor tries to alert the authorities when he discovers its epidemic nature. No one listen to him and soon after the disease spreads. The government tries to control the information in order to prevent panic. (IMDb)  (more)

DIRECTION:  Felipe Cazals
CAST:  Alejandro Parodi  •  José Carlos Ruiz  •  Rebeca Silva  •  Tito Junco

The Cubs (1973)

After having his genitals brutally mutilated during childhood, a man must face prejudice and himself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jorge Fons
CAST:  José Alonso  •  Helena Rojo  •  Carmen Montejo  •  Augusto Benedico

After having his genitals brutally mutilated during childhood, a man must face prejudice and himself.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jorge Fons
CAST:  José Alonso  •  Helena Rojo  •  Carmen Montejo  •  Augusto Benedico
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