Cine Dominicano

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La leyenda de Nuestra Señora de Altagracia (1922 Documentary)
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A four-act short about the devotion of the Dominican people to Our Lady of Altagracia. (11 mins.)
 
2.
Las emboscadas de Cupido (1924 Documentary)
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A pair of lovers devise several plots so that the father of the girl consents their relationship. (20 mins.)
 
3.
La silla (1963)
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A young man is judged by a chair, for betraying his fellow inmates in a plot to kill dictator Rafael Leonidas Trujillo. (78 mins.)
 
4.
Un pasaje de Ida (1988)
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A fictional retelling of the Regina Express tragedy, in which 22 Dominican stowaways died from suffocation in an attempt of illegal travel in September 1981. (90 mins.)
 
5.
Que viva el merengue y la lambada (1989)
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A newspaper writer arrives in Santo Domingo to write a piece on Merengue music. (90 mins.)
 
6.
Nueba Yol (1995)
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The humble and hardworking Orodoto Balbuena finally gets an opportunity of realizing his lifelong dream of reaching New York and living the "American Dream", but soon finds out that things aren't as pretty as he thought. (106 mins.)
Director: Ángel Muñiz
 
7.
Four Men and a Coffin (1996)
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Four friends decide to bid farewell to their late drinking buddy, taking him in his coffin on a last walk through the homes of their acquaintances. But things get complicated as they have all gotten drunk. (97 mins.)
Director: Pericles Mejía
 
8.
Para vivir o morir (1996)
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A woman goes in search of her fiance, a journalist kidnapped for discovering the plans for an electoral fraud.
Director: Radel Villalona
 
9.
Nueba Yol 3: Bajo la nueva ley (1997)
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Balbuena finds himself forced to find an American wife in order to get legal residence before the new immigration laws take effect.
Director: Ángel Muñiz
 
10.
Víctimas del poder (1998)
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A female reporter investigates a rapist roaming the city, and discovers an underlying web of political corruption. (90 mins.)
Director: Jorge Lendeborg
 
11.
Éxito por intercambio (2003)
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A dreamy and ingenuous peasant arrives at Santo Domingo with the dream to succeed as an artist, but... (95 mins.)
Director: Miguel Vásquez
 
12.
Perico ripiao (2003)
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Three convicted criminals escape from prison carrying only a Güira, a Tambora and an Accordion. During their journey they meet with a bunch of interesting characters and are forced to use their musical skills to help them get home. (94 mins.)
Director: Ángel Muñiz
 
13.
Los inmortales (2003 Video)
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The disputes between two groups of young drug dealers. (90 mins.)
Director: Elías Acosta
 
14.
Masacre en el río Yuna (2003 Video)
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The story of a serial killer wandering around the Yuna river. (100 mins.)
Director: Pablo Roberto
 
15.
Johnny, el motoconchista (1997)
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A social chronicle about a man who, forced by hardships, resorts to make a living by transporting people on his motorcycle. (85 mins.)
 
16.
La cárcel de La Victoria: El cuarto hombre (2004)
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A man enters the most dangerous prison in Santo Domingo in search of revenge against the man who killed his son. (105 mins.)
 
17.
Negocios son negocios (2004)
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A simple man, silly but good hearted, is mistaken as the new manager of a big and important Bank. Since that happens... (94 mins.)
 
18.
El tercer mundo (2004 Video)
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A Dominican man returns to his country after 30 years living in the USA, and finds out that the social injustices haven't changed. (90 mins.)
 
19.
La cortina del palacio (2004 Video)
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José is a passionate young man in the Dominican countryside who has been in love with Julieta ever since they met when they were young kids... (60 mins.)
 
20.
Los locos también piensan (2005)
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After the troubled, worn-out playwright Filomeno gets his movie script rejected, he devises a big plot to demonstrate his writing skill. (92 mins.)
 
21.
The Curse of Father Cardona (2005)
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A Catholic priest (Padre Geronimo) goes to a small town to solve some strange things that are happening in that town, things that come from the unknown, and gets involved in a romantic relationship with a young woman of the village.
Director: Félix Germán
 
22.
Andrea: The Revenge of the Spirit (2005)
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Based on a true story in the Dominican Republic, Andrea, a young girl unleashes a spirit after removing a cross on a sacred holy ground cemetery... (110 mins.)
Director: Rogert Bencosme
 
23.
Espejismo (2006)
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A young couple falls in love despite their familiar conflicts. Over time, they realize they're not compatible anymore. (90 mins.)
Director: Victor Ramirez
 
24.
Un macho de mujer (2006)
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A young wife of a sworn macho becomes tired of his domineering behavior and sets out to change him for good. (100 mins.)
 
25.
Lilís (2006)
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The story of 19th-century Dominican dictator, Ulises Heureaux, from the start of his presidency in 1882 until his assassination in 1899. (90 mins.)
Director: Jimmy Sierra
 
26.
El Sistema (2006)
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A retired assassin goes on the run when a member of his former paramilitary organization is taken out of jail to hunt him. (95 mins.)
 
27.
La Tragedia Llenas: Un Código 666 (2006)
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The film tells the story of the gruesome death of 12-year old José Rafael Llenas Aybar, who was stabbed to death by his own cousin in May 1996. (90 mins.)
Director: Elias Acosta
 
28.
Castaway Hearts (2006)
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A young woman from a deprived neighborhood, Sofia Estévez, is gripped by a frenzied ambition and as... (90 mins.)
Director: Danilo Arroyo
 
29.
Operación Patakón (2007)
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An intricate international operation is set in the Dominican Republic to avoid the sale of the plans for an ultrasonic weapon to be used in Spain. (120 mins.)
Director: Tito Nekerman
 
30.
Sanky Panky (2007)
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Genaro gets a job at a resort in hopes of marrying an American woman and moving to New York in search of a better life. He meets a tourist called Martha and everything seems going according to plan, until her boyfriend shows up. (110 mins.)
 
31.
Mi novia está... de madre! (2007)
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A young professional with a beautiful girlfriend finds himself in a crossroad when he falls in love with a new neighbor who just moved into his building.
Director: Archie Lopez
 
32.
Yuniol (2007)
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"Yuniol" Perez (Shalim Ortiz) and Alberto "Junior" Rios (Frank Perozo) come from opposite sides of the tracks in the Dominican Republic...
 
33.
Camino malo (2007)
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The story of five best friends who live in a city ravaged by the criminal underworld. They're different to each other, but equal in loneliness and hopelessness. (90 mins.)
 
34.
Crimen (2008)
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An account of the murder of the Mirabal sisters and its consequences on the end of Rafael Trujillo's dictatorship. (95 mins.)
Director: Etzel Báez
 
35.
Enigma (2008)
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After waking up from a year-long comma, a man finds out that his son is dead and his wife left him. But not everything is what it seems to be.
Director: Robert Cornelio
 
36.
El caballero de la medianoche (2008)
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A professional serial killer of women uses romantic gestures to kill his victims. (90 mins.)
Director: Jimmy Sierra
 
37.
Excexos (2008)
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A young man from a rich family falls in a life of drugs, sex and debauchery, ruining his professional life and losing his girlfriend.
 
38.
Santi Clo... La vaina de la Navidad (2008)
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Unemployed and abandoned by his wife and daughter because of poverty, Nicolás luckily gets a part-time job dressing up as Santa Claus in a mall. But his life takes a complicated turn when mistakenly he finds a bag full of money. (97 mins.)
 
39.
Home Delivery Thieves (2008)
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In search of better education for his daughter, Bruno gets a job as a security guard, getting involved unwillingly in a plot of political corruption. (88 mins.)
Director: Ángel Muñiz
 
40.
Al Fin y Al Cabo (2008)
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Two FBI agents come to the Dominican Republic after a drug lord called "El Duque". Local policeman Cabo Azulado and petty thief Joe help them with their investigation. (85 mins.)
 
41.
Cristiano de la secreta (2009)
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Eddie lives a double life, he is Christian in the temple and aspiring ¨bad boy¨outside. He wants to be like somebody else...
Director: Archie Lopez
 
42.
3 al Rescate (2011)
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A pig, a chicken and a goat escape a farm to avoid becoming the Christmas Eve dinner, and befriend a blue iguana. When their friend gets kidnapped, they set out to rescue him. (80 mins.)
 
43.
A Trouble in Dollars (2014)
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A comedy about a Dominican who comes to New York under false pretenses, carrying some stolen diamonds... (101 mins.)
Director: Francis Disla
 
44.
Hermafrodita (2009)
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Based in the 1960's, in a small village of the Dominican Republic, Maria, a hermaphrodite, is born.... (96 mins.)
Director: Albert Xavier
 
45.
La soga (2009)
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A cop works against his country's corrupt government in order to find justice on a case. (102 mins.)
Director: Josh Crook
 
46.
Tropico de Sangre (2010)
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This is the story of three brave women; Patria, Minerva, and Maria Teresa, they were known as the Mirabal Sisters... (116 mins.)
Director: Juan Delancer
 
47.
I Love Bachata (2011)
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Marcos (a record seller), Tommy (a mechanic) and Carlitos (a cello student) form a Bachata group with a dream of becoming famous.