Pedro Almodóvar

1949 - Today

Pedro Almodóvar

Pedro Almodóvar Caballero (Spanish pronunciation: [ˈpeðɾo almoˈðoβaɾ kaβaˈʝeɾo]; born 25 September 1949) is a Spanish filmmaker, director, screenwriter, producer, and former actor. His films are marked by his employment of certain actors and creative personnel, complex narratives, melodrama, pop culture, popular songs, irreverent humour, strong colours, and glossy décor. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Pedro Almodóvar has received more than 2,420,802 page views. His biography is available in 69 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 23rd most popular film director.

Memorability Metrics

  • 2.4M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 72.70

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 69

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 9.00

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.13

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


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Among film directors, Pedro Almodóvar ranks 23 out of 1,305Before him are Leni Riefenstahl, Martin Scorsese, Luis Buñuel, Andrei Tarkovsky, Miloš Forman, and Georges Méliès. After him are François Truffaut, Michelangelo Antonioni, Bernardo Bertolucci, Fritz Lang, George Lucas, and John Ford.

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Among people born in 1949, Pedro Almodóvar ranks 6Before him are Pablo Escobar, Niki Lauda, Meryl Streep, Haruki Murakami, and Benjamin Netanyahu. After him are Mark Knopfler, Richard Gere, António Guterres, Arsène Wenger, Sigourney Weaver, and Roger Taylor.

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In Spain

Among people born in Spain, Pedro Almodóvar ranks 45 out of 1,895Before him are Isidore of Seville (560), Luis Buñuel (1900), Anne of Austria (1601), Charles III of Spain (1716), Ibn Arabi (1165), and Arcadius (377). After him are Tomás de Torquemada (1420), Plácido Domingo (1941), Louis VII of France (1120), Alfonso XIII of Spain (1886), Muhammad al-Idrisi (1100), and Ramon Llull (1232).


Among film directors born in Spain, Pedro Almodóvar ranks 2Before him are Luis Buñuel (1900). After him are Carlos Saura (1932), Jesús Franco (1930), Bigas Luna (1946), Juan Antonio Bardem (1922), Vicente Aranda (1926), Víctor Erice (1940), Luis García Berlanga (1921), Segundo de Chomón (1871), Isabel Coixet (1960), and Julio Medem (1958).

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