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1. The Godfather: Part II (1974)

R | 200 min | Crime, Drama

9.1
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80 Metascore

The early life and career of Vito Corleone in 1920s New York is portrayed while his son, Michael, expands and tightens his grip on his crime syndicate stretching from Lake Tahoe, Nevada to pre-revolution 1958 Cuba.

Writers: Francis Ford Coppola, Mario Puzo | Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Al Pacino, Robert De Niro, Robert Duvall, Diane Keaton

Votes: 683,045

2. Che: Part One (2008)

Not Rated | 134 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.2
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In 1956, Ernesto 'Che' Guevara and a band of Castro-led Cuban exiles mobilize an army to topple the regime of dictator Fulgencio Batista.

Writers: Peter Buchman, Ernesto 'Che' Guevara | Director: Steven Soderbergh | Stars: Julia Ormond, Benicio Del Toro, Oscar Isaac, Pablo Guevara

Votes: 35,840

3. Before Night Falls (2000)

R | 133 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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85 Metascore

Episodic look at the life of Cuban poet and novelist, Reinaldo Arenas (1943-1990), from his childhood in Oriente province to his death in New York City. He joins Castro's rebels. By 1964, ... See full summary »

Writers: Cunningham O'Keefe, Lázaro Gómez Carriles, Julian Schnabel, Reynaldo Arenas, Jana Bokova | Director: Julian Schnabel | Stars: Javier Bardem, Johnny Depp, Olatz López Garmendia, Giovanni Florido

Votes: 19,881

4. Topaz (1969)

M | 143 min | Thriller

6.3
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A French intelligence agent becomes embroiled in the Cold War politics first with uncovering the events leading up to the 1962 Cuban Missle Crisis, and then back to France to break up an international Russian spy ring.

Writers: Leon Uris, Samuel A. Taylor | Director: Alfred Hitchcock | Stars: Frederick Stafford, Dany Robin, John Vernon, Karin Dor

Votes: 11,675

5. The Lost City (2005)

R | 144 min | Drama

6.7
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47 Metascore

In Havana, Cuba in the late 1950s, a wealthy family, one of whose sons is a prominent night-club owner, is caught in the violent transition from the oppressive regime of Batista to the ... See full summary »

Writer: Guillermo Cabrera Infante | Director: Andy Garcia | Stars: Andy Garcia, Inés Sastre, Bill Murray, Alfredo Armenteros

Votes: 8,120

6. Buena Vista Social Club (1999)

G | 105 min | Documentary, Music

7.6
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81 Metascore

Aging Cuban musicians whose talents had been virtually forgotten following Castro's takeover of Cuba, are brought out of retirement by Ry Cooder, who travelled to Havana in order to bring the musicians together, resulting in triumphant performances of extraordinary music, and resurrecting the musicians' careers.

Writers: Wim Wenders, Nick Gold | Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Compay Segundo, Ibrahim Ferrer, Rubén González, Eliades Ochoa

Votes: 12,176

7. McHale's Navy (1997)

PG | 108 min | Action, Comedy

4.3
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Retired Lieutenant Commander Quinton McHale spends his days puttering around the Caribbean in the old PT-73 selling homebrew, ice cream, and swimsuit calendars. He's brought out of ... See full summary »

Writers: Peter Crabbe, Andy Rose | Director: Bryan Spicer | Stars: Tom Arnold, Dean Stockwell, Ernest Borgnine, Debra Messing

Votes: 5,279

8. Comandante (2003)

Not Rated | 99 min | Documentary

7.0
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Documentary on the director's meeting with Castro.

Writer: Oliver Stone | Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Fidel Castro, Oliver Stone, Juanita Vera

Votes: 2,967

9. The Pervert's Guide to Ideology (2012)

136 min | Documentary

7.6
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71 Metascore

We are responsible for our dreams. This is the ultimate lesson of psychoanalysis - and fiction cinema.

Writer: Slavoj Zizek | Director: Sophie Fiennes | Star: Slavoj Zizek

Votes: 3,085

10. Dear Mister Obama

Drama | Announced

After his young son dies trying to reach the U.S., Cuban mechanic Pablo Cartero decides to cross the Straits of Florida in a 1949 Mercury car converted to a boat, to personally persuade President Obama to stop the embargo on Cuba.

Writer: Eros Tumbarello | Director: Andrea Lodovichetti | Star: Antonio Banderas

11. Cuba (1979)

R | 122 min | Adventure, Romance, Thriller

5.7
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A British mercenary arrives in pre-Revolution Cuba to help train the corrupt General Batista's army against Castro's guerrillas while he also romances a former lover now married to an unscrupulous plantation owner.

Writer: Charles Wood | Director: Richard Lester | Stars: Sean Connery, Brooke Adams, Jack Weston, Hector Elizondo

Votes: 1,700

12. Memories of Underdevelopment (1968)

97 min | Drama

7.8
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Sergio (Sergio Corrieri - Soy Cuba), through his life following the departure of his wife, parents and friends in the wake of the Bay of Pigs incident. Alone in a brave new world, Sergio ... See full summary »

Writers: Edmundo Desnoes, Tomás Gutiérrez Alea | Director: Tomás Gutiérrez Alea | Stars: Sergio Corrieri, Daisy Granados, Eslinda Núñez, Omar Valdés

Votes: 1,989

13. The Beaches of Agnès (2008)

110 min | Documentary, Biography

7.9
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86 Metascore

Agnès Varda explores her memories, mostly chronologically, with photographs, film clips, interviews, reenactments, and droll, playful contemporary scenes of her narrating her story.

Writer: Agnès Varda | Director: Agnès Varda | Stars: Agnès Varda, André Lubrano, Blaise Fournier, Vincent Fournier

Votes: 1,565

14. Blame it on Fidel (2006)

Unrated | 99 min | Drama, History

7.6
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74 Metascore

A 9-year-old girl weathers big changes in her household as her parents become radical political activists in 1970-71 Paris.

Writers: Domitilla Calamai, Arnaud Cathrine, Julie Gavras | Director: Julie Gavras | Stars: Nina Kervel-Bey, Julie Depardieu, Stefano Accorsi, Benjamin Feuillet

Votes: 4,090

15. Cold War (1998 TV Mini-Series)

1,120 min | Documentary, History

8.4
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A 24-part series which deals with the relations between the United States, the Soviet Union and their respective allies between the end of World War II to the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991.

Stars: Kenneth Branagh, Richard Nixon, Anatoli Dobrynin, John F. Kennedy

Votes: 496

16. Fidel (2002 TV Movie)

206 min | Biography, Drama

6.5
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Fidel Castro rises to power in Cuba.

Writer: Stephen Tolkin | Director: David Attwood | Stars: Víctor Huggo Martin, Gael García Bernal, Patricia Velasquez, Cecilia Suárez

Votes: 1,106

17. Company Man (2000)

PG-13 | 86 min | Comedy

5.4
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18 Metascore

A high school teacher in the 60s becomes an international spy and becomes involved in a plot to overthrow Fidel Castro.

Writers: Peter Askin, Douglas McGrath | Directors: Peter Askin, Douglas McGrath | Stars: Douglas McGrath, Sigourney Weaver, Paul Guilfoyle, Jeffrey Jones

Votes: 1,705

18. I Am Cuba (1964)

141 min | Drama, Music, War

7.9
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This study of Cuba--partially written by renowned poet Yevgeny Yevtushenko--captures the island just before it made the transition to a post-revolutionary society. Moving from city to ... See full summary »

Writers: Enrique Pineda Barnet, Evgeniy Evtushenko | Director: Mikhail Kalatozov | Stars: Sergio Corrieri, Salvador Wood, José Gallardo, Raúl García

Votes: 5,395

19. Fidel (2001)

91 min | Documentary, Biography

7.4
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44 Metascore

Documentary about Fidel Castro, covering 40 years of Cuban Revolution. Rare Fidel Castro footage: he appears swimming with a bodyguard, visiting his childhood home and school, playing with ... See full summary »

Director: Estela Bravo | Stars: Fidel Castro, Muhammad Ali, Harry Belafonte, Angela Davis

Votes: 447

20. Far from Vietnam (1967)

120 min | Documentary, Drama, War

7.5
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In seven different parts, Godard, Klein, Lelouch, Marker, Resnais and Varda show their sympathy for the North-Vietnamees army during the Vietnam-war.

Writers: Jean-Luc Godard, Chris Marker, Jacques Sternberg | Directors: Joris Ivens, William Klein, Claude Lelouch, Agnès Varda, Jean-Luc Godard, Chris Marker, Alain Resnais | Stars: Anne Bellec, Karen Blanguernon, Bernard Fresson, Maurice Garrel

Votes: 349

21. La edad de la peseta (2006)

90 min | Drama

6.7
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A drama about grandmother-grandson relationships.

Writer: Arturo Infante | Director: Pavel Giroud | Stars: Mercedes Sampietro, Iván Carreira, Susana Tejera, José Ángel Egido

Votes: 169

22. The Hour of the Furnaces (1968)

Unrated | 260 min | Documentary, History, War

7.7
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Divided into three segments, namely 1 Neocolonialism, 2 Act for liberation, 3 Violence and liberation, the documentary lasts more than 4 hours this deals with the defense of the revolution ... See full summary »

Writers: Octavio Getino, Fernando E. Solanas | Directors: Octavio Getino, Fernando E. Solanas | Stars: María de la Paz, Fernando E. Solanas, Edgardo Suárez, Fidel Castro

Votes: 518

23. Grin Without a Cat (1977)

240 min | Documentary

8.1
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81 Metascore

French essay film focusing on global political turmoil in the 1960s and '70s, particularly the rise of the New Left in France and the development of socialist movements in Latin America.

Writer: Chris Marker | Director: Chris Marker | Stars: Laurence Guvillier, Davos Hanich, François Maspero, Yves Montand

Votes: 615

24. Bitter Sugar (1996)

75 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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Gustavo is a young Havana Communist who believes in the revolution; he hopes for a scholarship to study aeronautical engineering in Prague. But his faith in the new Cuba is tested: his ... See full summary »

Writers: Pelayo García, Leon Ichaso, Orestes Matacena | Director: Leon Ichaso | Stars: René Lavan, Mayte Vilán, Miguel Gutiérrez, Larry Villanueva

Votes: 572

25. El Medico: The Cubaton Story (2011)

85 min | Documentary, Drama, Family

6.6
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El Medico has to decide between doing his duty to the State, as a doctor fulfilling his mothers dream, or being an artist.

Director: Daniel Fridell | Stars: Raynier Casamayor Griñán, Michel Miglis

Votes: 116

26. I Love Miami (2006)

R | 95 min | Drama

5.4
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A story involving the famous Fidel Castro, who ironically arrives at Miami, like so many of his fellow Cubans, and at the same time living through a Cuban- American experience, creates the ... See full summary »

Writers: Monica Abin, Alejandro González Padilla | Director: Alejandro González Padilla | Stars: Juan Luis Galiardo, Ofelia Medina, Jaime Camil, Adrian Alonso

Votes: 141

27. 638 Ways to Kill Castro (2006 TV Movie)

78 min | Documentary, History

7.1
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Dollan Cannell's documentary on the hundreds of alleged plots to assassinate Fidel Castro, and a look at the evolution of Cuban politics.

Director: Dollan Cannell | Stars: Wayne Smith, Enrique Encinosa, Enrique Ovares, Fabian Escalante

Votes: 370

28. Memorias del desarrollo (2010)

113 min | Drama

7.0
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An intellectual leaves the Cuban revolution and 'underdevelopment' behind only to find himself at odds with the ambiguities of his new life in the 'developed' world. A portrait of ... See full summary »

Writers: Miguel Coyula, Edmundo Desnoes | Director: Miguel Coyula | Stars: Bill Clinton, Fidel Castro, Anna Biani, Abraham Amkpa

Votes: 49

29. Le piège américain (2008)

110 min | Drama, Thriller

6.0
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One of the greatest conspiracies of all time, and one lone man is trying to uncover it.

Writers: Fabienne Larouche, Michel Trudeau | Director: Charles Binamé | Stars: Rémy Girard, Gérard Darmon, Colm Feore, Joe Cobden

Votes: 241

30. Pier 5, Havana (1959)

Approved | 67 min | Adventure, Mystery, Action

5.3
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A Yank comes to Havana in search of an old friend who disappeared during the Cuban Revolution, and discovers a group of Batista sympathizers plotting to overturn Castro.

Writers: Robert E. Kent, Joseph Hoffman | Director: Edward L. Cahn | Stars: Cameron Mitchell, Allison Hayes, Eduardo Noriega, Michael Granger

Votes: 155

31. Sons of Cuba (2009)

88 min | Documentary

8.3
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The Havana Boxing Academy is a Cuban boarding school that takes 9-year-old boys, and turns them into the best boxers in the world. SONS OF CUBA follows the stories of three young hopefuls ... See full summary »

Director: Andrew Lang | Stars: Yosvani Bonachea, Cristian Martinez, Santos Urguelles

Votes: 96

32. Cuba libre (2005)

86 min | Comedy

4.4
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An outrageous comedy about a group of radical anarchist squatters who inadvertently overtake the Cuban Embassy in Madrid at the very same time that Fidel Castro announces Cuba's first democratic elections.

Writers: Ulises Bermejo, Enrique Calvo, Raimundo García | Director: Raimundo García | Stars: Mario Arias, Sara Deray, Luciano Federico, Ismael Fritschi

Votes: 62

33. Man of Two Havanas (2007)

93 min | Documentary

8.4
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Okay, here's the situation. I was born in Havana. That makes me Cuban. But, I was raised in little Havana, which makes me Cuban-American. However, since I don't see Castro as the root of ... See full summary »

Writers: Tirsa Hackshaw, Sarah Grace Monson, Vivien Lesnik Weisman | Director: Vivien Lesnik Weisman | Stars: Peter Kornbluh, Max Lesnick, Miriam Lesnik, Vivien Lesnik Weisman

Votes: 34

34. Fidelity (2009)

60 min | Documentary

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A documentary about Cuba without Castro. People speak about the future, hopes and fears, while Castro undergoes emergency surgery. A portrait of a split society, balanced between Revolution and capitalist penetration.

35. Waiting for Fidel (1974)

58 min | Documentary

7.3
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Director: Michael Rubbo | Stars: Fidel Castro, Erich Honecker, Bernabe Ordez, Michael Rubbo

Votes: 83

36. Dear Fidel (2001)

90 min | Documentary

6.7
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Marita Lorenz, the daughter of a German sea captain, recalls how she became the mistress of Fidel Castro in Havana soon after the Cuban revolution in 1959. After being six months pregnant ... See full summary »

Writer: Wilfried Huismann | Director: Wilfried Huismann | Stars: Marita Lorenz, Fidel Castro, Al Chestone, Joe Lorenz

Votes: 72

37. Ernesto Che Guevara (1995)

105 min | Documentary

7.0
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Documentary about the life of revolutionary Cuban leader Ernesto "Che" Guevara.

Director: Roberto Massari | Stars: Fidel Castro, Simone de Beauvoir, Alberto Granado, Ernesto 'Che' Guevara

Votes: 14

38. Voices from Mariel (2011)

80 min | Documentary, History

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On April 1 1980, five individuals seeking political asylum crashed a bus through the gates of the Peruvian embassy in Havana, Cuba. In the following days, 10,000 people stormed that ... See full summary »

Director: James Carleton | Star: Steven Bauer

39. Habana - Arte nuevo de hacer ruinas (2006)

86 min | Documentary

7.8
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The final moments of Havana's buildings seen through the eyes of their inhabitants: before they are renovated - or collapsed altogether.

Writer: Florian Borchmeyer | Director: Florian Borchmeyer

Votes: 54

41. Cuba, el valor de una utopía (2006)

120 min | Documentary

4.7
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Writer: Yanara Guayasamín | Director: Yanara Guayasamín | Star: Fidel Castro

Votes: 16

42. Death of an Ally (2007)

15 min | Short, Comedy

7.0
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Sixteen-year-old Fidel Castro loves America. He even hopes to reach Hollywood one day and become a star like his hero, Clark Gable. But a competition at a bar over a California girl with one 25-year-old John F. Kennedy changes all that.

Writer: Julio Quintana | Director: Julio Quintana | Stars: Lucas Quintana, Zac Bryant, Michele Salem, Sermini

Votes: 6

43. Guerrilla War (1988 Video Game)

Action, Adventure, War

6.7
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Director: Mr. Oba

Votes: 13

44. Havana (2008)

26 min | Short, Drama, History

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An aging man reflects on his family life during the 1959 takeover of Cuba by Fidel Castro.

Writer: Esteban Rodriguez | Director: Esteban Rodriguez | Stars: Gene Costa, Betsy Landin, Brandon Larracuente, Tatiana Liary

45. No porque lo diga Fidel Castro (1988)

10 min | Short

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Director: Graciela I. Sánchez

46. Der Revolver des Korporals (1967)

92 min | Drama

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Writers: Rolf Losansky, Günter Mehnert, Eberhard Panitz | Director: Rolf Losansky | Stars: Peter Donat, Heinz Tischer, Günter Naumann, Ruth Kommerell

47. Fidelity (2004)

48 min | Documentary

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Cuba, 2003. The contradictory emotions of Cuba, which give a face and a feeling for a political circumstance, are revealed as a night in Malecón Havanero goes by. Fidelity illustrates the ... See full summary »

Writer: Juan Zapata | Director: Juan Zapata | Stars: Ricardo Becerra, Juan Zapata

48. Hangin' with Fidel (2012– )

Comedy

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An aspiring screenwriter and an up-and-coming producer share a hip Hollywood apartment with a goofy Cuban named Fidel Castro. This is a sitcom in the classic style: a catchy theme song, ... See full summary »

Stars: Gabriel Loyer, Jordan Ignacio, Sean Mullaney, Steve Briscoe

49. Conquistadors of Cuba (2005)

88 min | Documentary

4.5
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Writer: Arto Halonen | Director: Arto Halonen | Stars: Josefina Aldanas, Maximiliano Artiguet, Jorge Joerge, Eduardo Mesejo Maestro

Votes: 21

50. Castro and the Cuban Revolution (2005)

23 min | Documentary

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Striking footage, primary accounts and expert interviews clearly illustrate the dramatic events of this important historical revolution and provide insight into its contemporary themes.

Writer: Roy Kahn