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The 15 Best Films by Pedro Almod贸var

Almod贸var's career is a bounty of riches, and any ranking of his work means something will surely be left out. Take a look back at his best movies.

Asier Etxeandia as Alberto Crespo, Pedro Almodovar, and Antonio Banderas as Salvador Mallo in 鈥淧ain and Glory鈥


Pedro Almod贸var鈥檚 films talk to each other. Each one informs and inspires the next, and often, one will glance back to pick up the thematic pieces laid down by the last one. Call it the 鈥淧edro Almod贸var Extended Universe.鈥

As 鈥淧arallel Mothers鈥 heads into the Oscar race, with nominations for Best Actress Penelope Cruz and Best Original Score for Alberto Iglesias, look back at Almod贸var鈥檚 15 best films 鈥 at least according to this writer, and not without begrudging feelings about what鈥檚 been left out.

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