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The best series and movies in Spanish from HBO Max and HBO | Digital Trends Spanish

It’s time to talk about the best series and movies in Spanish from HBO Max and HBO, once the first platform made its official arrival in Latin America.

This list, which will be constantly updated, runs from The girl who cleans until popular Mr. Avila, passing by Homeland, Poison, Foodie love, Diego Maradona, Maria Full of Grace Y The bronze garden.

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Best series and movies in Spanish of HBO Max and HBO


Based on the homonymous novel by Fernando Aramburu, Homeland follows the story of two families who have a hard time during the murders and attacks of the terrorist group ETA in the Basque Country. The one-season series premiered internationally in September 2020.

The historical drama was produced by Alea Media for HBO Spain and was not far from controversy, especially with the promotional poster that was published before the premiere of the series.



Valeria is a journalism student who realizes that she has a lot in common with Cristina “La Veneno”, despite the fact that they were born at different times. The young woman soon realizes everything she is learning from the enigmatic artist, about whom she decides to write a book.

The series created by Javier Calvo and Javier Ambrossi, and based on the work Say! Not a whore, not a saint. The memories of La Veneno, premiered on Atresplayer Premium in March 2020. While it was included in the HBO Max catalog at the end of 2020.


Foodie love

It is a series “cooked” by the Spanish Isabel Coixet (My life without me) for HBO, which follows the story of a couple who meet through a dating platform specializing in food. She is an editor, while he is a mathematician, and despite having experienced bitter tastes in love, they give each other a new chance. The production consists of eight chapters.

There is no news of a second season of Foodie love and there is no information about its cancellation. It was HBO’s first Spanish fiction.


The girl who cleans

Rosa, literally, is willing to get her hands dirty to save her son; you need to raise a significant amount of money to operate it abroad. So, he has two jobs: one in a chemical factory and another as a cleaning staff in the Valladares’ house. She is soon trapped in a dangerous and sordid environment, but the question is: will she make it out safely?

The Mexican adaptation of Argentine production, The girl who cleans, stars Damayanti Quintanar. The rest of the cast is made up of Gustavo Sánchez Parra, Ana Layevska, Alexis Valdés, David Montalvo and Raquel Robles.


Diego Maradona

More than 500 hours of recording made this documentary about the charismatic Diego Armando Maradona possible, which is directed by Asif Kapadia, also responsible for Amy, the production on the life and death of singer Amy Winehouse.

Diego Maradona it centers around the period in which the footballer is transferred from Barça to Napoli in 1984. It lasts just over 120 minutes.


Maria Full of Grace

A 17-year-old Colombian girl makes the decision to become a “mule” for a gang of drug traffickers, with the idea of ​​changing her and her family’s economic conditions a bit. However, on the journey he undertakes, things get complicated in ways he hadn’t imagined.

The co-production between Colombia and the United States (2004) marked the premiere as director of Joshua Marston and as actress of Catalina Sandino.

The bronze garden

Everything vanishes when Fabián’s daughter and his wife disappear into the Buenos Aires metro without a trace, which appears to be a kidnapping. The first season of the Argentine series is based on the homonymous novel by Gustavo Malajovich.

On HBO Max you can enjoy both seasons of this work by Pol-Ka Producciones (a third installment was confirmed earlier this year).

Mr. Avila

Apparently, Mr. Avila is a man who sells insurance, however, the other part of his life is being a hit man in a criminal organization. The problem is when he climbs a position in non-legal work, which will transform not only his life, but that of his wife and son.

Sr. Ávila is defined as a serial telenovela, it is produced by Lemon Films and won the 2017 International Emmy for best non-English-speaking stellar series.

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