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Tenoch Huertait is stunning performance as Namor in Black Panther: Wakanda Forever propelled the prolific actor into the spotlight. Although the star has been active for some time, he has often been overlooked, especially since much of his success has been in Mexican productions.
However, if Black Panther: Wakanda Forever If you want to see more, here are the best movies and TV shows starring Tenoch Huerta and his supreme talent.
Here on Earth
Also known as Aqui en la Tierra set in Mexico, this drama series focuses on an influential political family and the secrets they keep. Follow several people in and related to family as they attempt to uncover secrets and jockey for positions of power in this harsh and unforgiving world, a world where the shadow of betrayal always looms. Filled with twists and turns, the story will keep you on the edge of your seat the entire time.
The Eternal Purge
2021 The Eternal Purge is the fifth film of the Purge series, and it was planned as the final entry. Because of this, the writers threw everything at the wall for it, leading to a very entertaining movie. Tenoch Huerta plays Juan, a migrant worker caught in a wave of rioting and murder called Forever Purge after many American citizens refuse to stop the annual purge once it is over. This forces Juan and his wife Adela to flee to Mexico before the country closes its borders, trapping them with the purgers who want to kill them.
This Spanish-language TV show saw Tenoch Huerta don the legendary boots and mask of Alejandro Muñóz, also known as Lucha Blue Demon wrestler, the man who would become a movie legend, starring in more than 25 movies, including Blue Demon against the infernal masterminds, Blue Demon against the evil womenand Santo and Blue Demon versus Dracula and the Wolfman.
This drama series covers the wrestler’s life both in and out of the ring, focusing on the struggles he faced to become the legend he is today.
Tigers are not afraid
First hitting screens in 2017, this Mexican drama combines crime, fantasy and magical realism into one package. The film follows Estrella, a girl who lives in a town torn apart by the war on drugs. However, one day, Estrella’s teacher makes her three wishes. And to his surprise, those wishes come true. However, before she can use this magic, Estrella’s mother suddenly disappears. Estrella now finds herself thrown into a strange and magical crisis as she must find a way to save her mother and protect a group of other children she has befriended.
A wonderfully winding film filled with memorable moments, Tigers are not afraid unlike any other movie, making it a must-watch for fans of fantasy movies. Tenoch Huerta’s performance as crime boss El Chino is also delightfully chilling.
First arriving on screens in 2018, Narcos: Mexico follows the development of illegal drug trafficking in Mexico and the resulting Mexican Drug War. The series focuses on the creation and rise of the Guadalajara Cartel, with Miguel Ángel Félix Gallardo unifying several different gangs and territories into one powerful force that soon takes over the business. The show also focuses on DEA agents trying to stop the drug trade and arrest those behind it, despite the inherent danger of the job.
Tenoch Huerta appears in the first two seasons as Rafael “Rafa” Caro Quintero, a close associate of Miguel Ángel Félix Gallardo.
Sons of monarchs
A film that received incredibly positive reviews when it screened at the Morelia International Film Festival and the Sundance Film Festival, Sons of monarchs sees Tenoch Huerta playing the role of Mendel. Mendel is a Mexican biologist who resides in New York. However, when his grandmother dies, he is forced to return home and confront his new identity and the pains of his past, simultaneously facing massive culture shock. Wonderfully moving and exceptionally realized, Sons of monarchs is one of the most underrated films of recent years.
Mexico’s Most Wanted
Released in 2014 and known as El mas buscado and Mexican gangster: La Leyenda del Charro Misterioso, he sees Tenoch Huerta playing the role of Alfredo Ríos Galeana. Galeana is believed to be Mexico’s most prolific thief, was arrested after obtaining a California driver’s license under a false name. However, he also moonlighted as a singer and had several weird quirks. Told primarily through flashbacks, this film follows Alfredo Ríos Galeana as he recounts his life story to the police officers who interrogate him. Tenoch does a fantastic job of capturing the essence of Alfredo, making for an original and memorable crime film.