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Carlos Areces is a Actor Espagnol born on 27 march 1976 at Madrid (Espagne)

Carlos Areces

Carlos Areces
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Nationality Espagne
Birth 27 march 1976 (47 years) at Madrid (Espagne)

Carlos Areces (born 27 March 1976) is a Spanish comics artist and actor. He has performed in a number of TV shows and in more than twenty films since 2002.


Carlos Areces s'est fait connaître comme acteur grâce à son interprétation de clown triste dans Balada triste de Álex de la Iglesia en 2010, pour lequel il a reçu avec Antonio de la Torre le prix Sant Jordi du meilleur acteur espagnol.

Pedro Almodóvar lui offre en 2013 l'un des premiers rôles de son film Les Amants passagers : celui du steward Fajardo.

Best films

I'm So Excited! (2013)

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Filmography of Carlos Areces (14 films)

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Ozzy, la Grande Évasion, 1h30
Directed by Alberto Rodríguez
Origin Espagne
Genres Animation
Actors José Mota, Fernando Tejero, Michelle Jenner, Elsa Pataky, Carlos Areces, Pablo Espinosa
Roles Mr. Robbins (voice)
Rating52% 2.6221752.6221752.6221752.6221752.622175
Ozzy, un adorable chien, fait le bonheur de ses maîtres. Ceux-ci devant partir quelques mois à l'étranger le confient à un luxueux hôtel pour chiens. Ils ignorent qu'en réalité Blue Creek est une prison. Ozzy ne se laissera pas faire. Avec l'aide de ses copains de cellule, il fera tout pour retrouver la liberté.
The Queen of Spain, 2h8
Directed by Fernando Trueba
Origin Espagne
Genres Drama, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Historical
Actors Penélope Cruz, Antonio Resines, Neus Asensi, Cary Elwes, Mandy Patinkin, Javier Cámara
Roles Francisco Franco
Rating53% 2.6517552.6517552.6517552.6517552.651755
Dans les années 1950, en plein franquisme, la superstar internationale Macarena Granada retourne en Espagne, son pays natal, pour incarner Isabelle la Catholique dans un film biographique à grand budget. Quand il apprend son retour, Blas Fontiveros, un réalisateur qui l'a fait tourner dans une comédie musicale en 1938, retourne également à Madrid pour la revoir. Mais son arrivée déclenche une série d'événements inattendus qui perturbent le tournage du biopic surveillé par les hommes de Francisco Franco...
Spy Time
Spy Time (2015)
, 1h27
Origin Espagne
Genres Comedy, Action
Actors Imanol Arias, Quim Gutiérrez, Carlos Areces, Alexandra Jiménez, Rossy de Palma, Emilio Gutiérrez Caba
Roles Vázquez
Rating60% 3.041543.041543.041543.041543.04154
Former secret agent Anacleto (Imanol Arias) comes out of retirement when his arch-enemy Vázquez (Carlos Areces) escapes from prison and promptly targets Anacleto's son Adolfo (Quim Gutiérrez), who accidentally discovers his father's double identity and finds himself forced to co-operate with him to survive Vázquez's quest for revenge while trying to win back the heart of his ex-girlfriend Katia (Alexandra Jiménez).
My Big Night, 1h40
Directed by Álex de la Iglesia
Origin Espagne
Genres Drama, Comedy, Musical
Actors Mario Casas, Blanca Suárez, Santiago Segura, Hugo Silva, Carolina Bang, Carlos Areces
Roles Yuri
Rating60% 3.036233.036233.036233.036233.03623
José (Pepón Nieto) has been sent by the employment agency as an extra for the tapings of a New Year's Eve television special (four months in advance) in an industrial pavilion just outside Madrid. Hundreds of people like him have been locked in there for weeks, applauding for musical performances they don't actually see and celebrating the false arrival of the new year. As he's starting to fall for his dinner companion Paloma (Blanca Suárez), he doesn't know two major clashes of egos are unfolding backstage.
Open Windows, 1h40
Directed by Nacho Vigalondo
Origin Espagne
Genres Thriller, Action, Crime
Themes Films about computing
Actors Elijah Wood, Sasha Grey, Neil Maskell, Nacho Vigalondo, Michelle Jenner, Carlos Areces
Roles Watchman
Rating51% 2.550572.550572.550572.550572.55057
Nick Chambers wins a contest to meet his favorite actress, Jill Goddard. Nick, the webmaster of a fansite dedicated to Jill, is crushed when Chord, Jill's manager, informs him that she has not only failed to invite him to the film's publicity but also canceled the contest. Chord remotely sends Nick a link to his laptop that opens a live stream. Chord explains that he has hacked into Jill's cell phone and activated the microphone and camera without her knowledge. Although uneasy about invading her privacy, Nick goes along with Chord's plans to spy on her. By eavesdropping on her phone conversations, they learn that she will secretly meet her agent, Tony, with whom she is having an affair, at the same hotel in which Nick is staying.
I'm So Excited!, 1h30
Directed by Pedro Almodóvar
Origin Espagne
Genres Comedy, Musical
Themes Films about sexuality, Transport films, LGBT-related films, Aviation films, Dans un avion, LGBT-related films, LGBT-related film
Actors Javier Cámara, Cecilia Roth, Raúl Arévalo, Lola Dueñas, Hugo Silva, Carlos Areces
Roles Fajas
Rating56% 2.802252.802252.802252.802252.80225
The film opens as ground technician León (Antonio Banderas) removes the chocks from the wheels of an Airbus A340 for Peninsula Flight 2549. He waves to his wife Jessi (Penélope Cruz ), who is towing a luggage cart across the tarmac. The distraction causes her to crash into another ground technician who was checking Twitter. León checks on his wife to make sure she is okay, and she reveals that she is pregnant.
Witching & Bitching, 1h54
Directed by Álex de la Iglesia
Origin Espagne
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Horror comedy, Horror
Themes Films about magic and magicians, Witches in film, Comedy horror films
Actors Javier Botet, Mario Casas, Carmen Maura, Hugo Silva, Carolina Bang, Santiago Segura
Roles Conchi
Rating63% 3.1989953.1989953.1989953.1989953.198995
The film opens with three men, José (Hugo Silva), Tony (Mario Casas), and Manuel (Jaime Ordóñez), robbing a pawn shop. Tony and Manuel are unhappy that José has brought his son Sergio (Gabriel Delgado) along on the heist and are even unhappier that the child is participating with them, as this puts both him and them at risk. The robbery initially seems to go well and the group collects a large bag full of gold rings and jewelry, only for the robbery to turn sour and for several people to die in the resulting gunfire. The men hijack a taxi and stow its unwilling driver in the trunk, then drive towards Spain's border with the intent to flee to France.
Ghost Graduation, 1h28
Genres Comedy
Themes Ghost films
Actors Raúl Arévalo, Alexandra Jiménez, Anna Castillo, Andrea Duro, Aura Garrido, Carlos Areces
Roles Otegui
Rating63% 3.156543.156543.156543.156543.15654
Modesto (Raúl Arévalo) is a teacher who sees dead people, which has cost him both lots of money on psychiatrists and the firing from every school he has worked in. His luck changes when he is hired in Monforte and has to teach five students who have turned a prestigious school into a house of horrors. Modesto must get them to pass their pending subject and leave the school once and for all, but it will be no easy task: all five students died twenty years ago.
Extraterrestrial, 1h30
Directed by Nacho Vigalondo
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Films set in the future, Films about extraterrestrial life, Films about extraterrestrial life, Alien invasions in films, Disaster films
Actors Michelle Jenner, Carlos Areces
Roles Ángel
Rating57% 2.898452.898452.898452.898452.89845
Julio (Julian Villagran) wakes up one morning in an apartment, unable to remember what happened the night before. He barely has a chance to speak to the girl he spent the previous evening with, Julia (Michelle Jenner), when it becomes clear there is an alien spacecraft hanging over the city.
Game of Werewolves
Genres Comedy, Horror
Themes Films about animals, Wolves in film, Werewolves in film
Actors Gorka Otxoa, María Isabel Rivera Torres, Carlos Areces
Roles Calisto
Rating59% 2.998212.998212.998212.998212.99821
In 1910, in Arga, a small village from Galicia, the Mariño family are cursed by a gypsy woman as punishment for the excesses of the Marquise de Mariño. Upon reaching the age of ten, her son becomes a werewolf.
The Last Circus, 1h47
Directed by Álex de la Iglesia
Origin France
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Action, Adventure, Horror
Themes Circus films, Political films
Actors Carolina Bang, Antonio de la Torre, Carlos Areces, Javier Botet, Santiago Segura, Fernando Guillén Cuervo
Roles Javier
Rating65% 3.252183.252183.252183.252183.25218
In 1937, Republican Militia force a circus troupe to fight on their side in the Spanish Civil War. The Funny Clown (Santiago Segura) slaughters dozens of Nationalist troops, armed only with a machete, before being shot and disarmed. While his fellow troupe members are executed, the Funny Clown is sentenced to work as a slave laborer, at the monument of the Valle de los Caídos. His son, Javier (Sasha Di Bendetto) tries to free him by setting off dynamite where he was working. But Colonel Salcedo (Sancho Gracia) tramples the Funny Clown to death with his horse. Javier knocks him down, gouging out his eye in the process. Salcedo vows to remember Javier for this insult.
Spanish Movie, 1h25
Origin Espagne
Genres Comedy
Actors Joaquín Reyes, Alexandra Jiménez, Silvia Abril, Leslie Nielsen, Carlos Areces, Juan Antonio Bayona
Roles Pedro
Rating42% 2.1217352.1217352.1217352.1217352.121735
Ramira (Alexandra Jiménez) works in Laura's house (Silvia Abril) as maid and nanny of her kids: Simeón and Ofendia (Óscar Lara & Laia Alda). Unfortunately, Ramira kills the child because he saw the sun despite suffering from photodermatitis. The woman tries to hide and lies to the mother about the death of her son.