Year in Review: The 2015 Top Grossing Latino Films in the U.S.

In 2015, Pantelion films -the venture between Lionsgate Entertainment and Grupo Televisa- held its reign as the leading distributor of Latino cinema in the United States with four titles in the list of top grossing Latino films of the year.

The number one spot went to the production The 33 about the famous Chilean miners rescue in 2010. Directed by Mexican director Patricia Riggen, the film had an international cast including Antonio Banderas, Rodrigo Santori, Lou Diamond Phillips, Kate del Castillo, Juliette Binoche, and Gabriel Byrne.

Complete list of top grossing Latino films of 2014:

1.  The 33 (Patricia Riggen, U.S./Chile, Warner), $11,944,890

2.  Un Gallo con Muchos Huevos (Gabriel and Rodolfo Riva Palacio, Mexico, Pantelion), $9,080,818

3.  A la Mala (Pitipol Ybarra, Mexico, Pantelion), $3,629,842

4.  Spare Parts (Sean McNamara, U.S., Pantelion), $3,618,912

5.  Wild Tales (Damián Szifron, Argentina, Sony Pictures Classics), $3,106,530

6.  Ladrones (Joe Menendez, Dominican Republic/U.S., Pantelion), $3,063,505

7.  The Salt of the Earth (Wim Wenders and Juliano Ribeiro Salgado, Brazil/France, Sony Pictures Classics), $1,343,349

8.  Cartel Land (Matthew U.S./Mexico, The Orchard), $704,352

9.  The Second Mother (Anna Muylaert, Brazil, Oscilloscope Laboratories), $376,986

10. Buen Día Ramón (Jorge Ramírez-Suárez, Mexico, 20th Century Fox), $154,356

Source: For practical and informative reasons, films made in the U.S. and abroad were also considered for this list.