Most Popular Feature Films With Country of Origin Cuba


1. Viva (2015)

R | 100 min | Drama

7.3
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69 Metascore

When his estranged father returns, a hairdresser is forced to quit performing at the local drag club.

Director: Paddy Breathnach | Stars: Héctor Medina, Jorge Perugorría, Luis Alberto García, Renata Maikel Machin Blanco

Votes: 414 | Gross: $0.18M

2. The Last Match (2013)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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Two teenage men fall in love, surrounded by the poverty and the marginalization of their country are forced to change their lives and take big risks.

Director: Antonio Hens | Stars: Milton García, Reinier Díaz, Jenifer Rodríguez, Beatriz Méndez

Votes: 1,203

3. I Am Cuba (1964)

108 min | Drama, Music, War

7.9
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Four vignettes about the lives of the Cuban people set during the pre-revolutionary era.

Director: Mikhail Kalatozov | Stars: Sergio Corrieri, Salvador Wood, José Gallardo, Raúl García

Votes: 5,942 | Gross: $0.16M

4. Una noche (2012)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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68 Metascore

In Havana, Raul dreams of escaping to Miami. Accused of assault, he appeals to Elio to help him reach the forbidden world 90 miles across the ocean. One night, full of hope, they face the biggest challenge of their lives.

Director: Lucy Mulloy | Stars: Dariel Arrechaga, Anailín de la Rúa de la Torre, Javier Núñez Florián, María Adelaida Méndez Bonet

Votes: 1,483 | Gross: $0.07M

5. Juan of the Dead (2011)

Not Rated | 92 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

6.5
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A group of slackers face an army of zombies. The Cuban government and media claim the living dead are dissidents revolting against the government.

Director: Alejandro Brugués | Stars: Alexis Díaz de Villegas, Jorge Molina, Andros Perugorría, Andrea Duro

Votes: 7,927 | Gross: $0.02M

6. Three Days in Havana (2013)

83 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

5.8
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Jack Petty gets more than he bargained for when he travels to Havana on business and gets caught up in an assassination conspiracy with his new friend Harry Smith.

Directors: Gil Bellows, Tony Pantages | Stars: Oluniké Adeliyi, Gil Bellows, Ariel Cardenas, Ruben Cardol

Votes: 153

7. Ferozz: The Wild Red Riding Hood (2010)

70 min | Fantasy, Horror

4.8
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A young, attractive widow is protected from her vicious mother-in-law, by a male relative who practices Satanism, and lusts after the old woman's sexy adolescent granddaughter.

Director: Jorge Molina | Stars: Dayana Legrá, Roberto Perdomo, Ana Silvia Machado, Francisco García

Votes: 84

8. 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 »

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

Votes: 2,254

9. Conducta (2014)

108 min | Drama

7.6
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Aging teacher Carmela has a special heart for pupils from broken families, is challenged by the headmaster for this. The poor 12 year old Chala and Yeni, in which he is infatuated has both severe troubles on home ground.

Director: Ernesto Daranas | Stars: Miriel Cejas, Yuliet Cruz, Armando Valdes Freire, Idalmis Garcia

Votes: 790

10. Strawberry and Chocolate (1993)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.4
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This Oscar nominated film is the story of two men who are opposites, one gay, the other straight, one a fierce communist, the other a fierce individualist, one suspicious, the other accepting, and how they come to love each other.

Directors: Tomás Gutiérrez Alea, Juan Carlos Tabío | Stars: Jorge Perugorría, Vladimir Cruz, Mirta Ibarra, Francisco Gattorno

Votes: 4,195 | Gross: $2.08M

11. El acompañante (2015)

104 min | Drama

6.6
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Director: Pavel Giroud | Stars: Camila Arteche, Armando Miguel Gómez, Broselianda Hernández, Yotuel Romero

Votes: 12

12. Habana Blues (2005)

115 min | Drama, Music

7.2
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Two cuban friends play in a blues band in La Habana. When a spanish music producer offers them a contract to record an album and to build a career in Europe, they will have to decide ... See full summary »

Director: Benito Zambrano | Stars: Alberto Yoel, Roberto San Martín, Yailene Sierra, Mayra Rodríguez

Votes: 2,154

13. Viva Cuba (2005)

80 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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In a tale akin to Romeo and Juliet, the friendship between two children is threatened by their parents' differences. Malu is from an upper-class family and her single mother does not want ... See full summary »

Directors: Juan Carlos Cremata Malberti, Iraida Malberti Cabrera | Stars: Malú Tarrau Broche, Jorge Milo, Luisa María Jiménez Rodríquez, Larisa Vega Alamar

Votes: 839

14. Guantanamera (1995)

105 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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It is a satire about life in Cuba. The members of a funeral procession and some truckdrivers who have to take the same route begin to talk about god and the world ending up in discovering ... See full summary »

Directors: Tomás Gutiérrez Alea, Juan Carlos Tabío | Stars: Carlos Cruz, Mirta Ibarra, Jorge Perugorría, Raúl Eguren

Votes: 1,215 | Gross: $0.75M

15. Madrigal (2007)

112 min | Sci-Fi

6.7
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"Not everything is what it seems". This is the motto of Fernando Pérez's Madrigal, an esoteric fable built, in the first part, around a handsome actor's love story with an overweight and ... See full summary »

Director: Fernando Pérez | Stars: Carlos Enrique Almirante, Liety Chaviano, Ana de Armas, Luis Alberto García

Votes: 87

16. Forbidden Flights (2015)

115 min | Romance

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Vuelos Prohíbidos cuenta la historia de amor de Mario y Monique, quienes se conocen cuando una inesperada tormenta provoca la cancelación de sus vuelos desde París hacia Cuba... See full synopsis »

Director: Rigoberto López | Stars: Sanâa Alaoui, Pablo Fernandez Gallo, Daisy Granados, Mario Balmaseda

17. Dancing for My Havana (2015)

110 min | Drama, Music, Musical

7.7
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Dancing for my Havana is a story about young Cuban dancers struggling with their aspirations to achieve fame and fortune, and their intense love for the people and creative energy found ... See full summary »

Director: Claudio Del Punta | Stars: Nayara Núñez, Oona Chaplin, Sandy Marquetti, Mario Guerra

Votes: 6

18. Red Cockroaches (2003)

Unrated | 82 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

4.9
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First of a Trilogy: In a New York ravaged with acid rains, a man in his twenties meets a mysterious, yet familiar young woman who disrupts the banality of his day-to-day existence. Together, they will embark on a surreal journey with a devastating climax.

Director: Miguel Coyula | Stars: Adam Plotch, Talia Rubel, Diane Spodarek, Jeff Pucillo

Votes: 244

19. Day of the Flowers (2012)

99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.5
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Two Scottish sisters, one a left-wing activist, the other a popular party girl, travel to Cuba to scatter their late father's ashes. In losing and trying to reclaim their father's ashes, ... See full summary »

Director: John Roberts | Stars: Eva Birthistle, Charity Wakefield, Carlos Acosta, Bryan Dick

Votes: 242

20. The Princess and the Magic Mirror (2014)

PG | Animation, Adventure

5.5
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In a magical world, small but brave Tom Little embarks on the adventure of a lifetime to release the kingdom from a spell and win the hand of a beautiful princess. But who is his true love: the king's daughter or the courageous thief?

Director: Ernesto Padrón | Stars: Carlos Blanco, Monti Castiñeiras, María Castro, Luis Iglesia

Votes: 66

21. ¡Vampiros en La Habana! (1985)

80 min | Animation, Comedy, Horror

7.1
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A vampire family from Cuba is preparing for a showdown between the USA vampires and the Eastern European vampires. But with the aid of a scientist, they need a type of vaccination where they can live in daylight.

Director: Juan Padrón | Stars: Frank González, Manuel Marín, Irela Bravo, Carlos González

Votes: 926

22. My Twentieth Century (1989)

104 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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Separated identical twins ride an Orient Express unaware of each other: a feminist anarchist and a hedonistic courtesan, living under the powder-keg Austro-Hungarian Monarchy. Separate ... See full summary »

Director: Ildikó Enyedi | Stars: Dorota Segda, Oleg Yankovskiy, Paulus Manker, Péter Andorai

Votes: 583 | Gross: $0.68M

23. Cecilia (1982)

127 min | Drama

6.7
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In 1830s Havana, amidst the Cuban independence movement, social climber Cecilia Valdés uses santería to conquer Leonardo Gamboa, the son of a rich colonialist family.

Director: Humberto Solás | Stars: Daisy Granados, Imanol Arias, Raquel Revuelta, Miguel Benavides

Votes: 87

24. Habana Eva (2010)

106 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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A young seamstress in Havana with a dream of becoming a fashion designer, has to choose between the two men she loves - a suave foreign photographer, on a mysterious errand, and her loyal ... See full summary »

Director: Fina Torres | Stars: Prakriti Maduro, Yuliet Cruz, Juan Carlos García, Carlos Enrique Almirante

Votes: 285

25. The Waiting List (2000)

105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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A desperate group of people wait at a rundown Cuban transit station for the next bus to arrive. The problem is, it never shows up. While a number of busses pass by the station, and others ... See full summary »

Director: Juan Carlos Tabío | Stars: Vladimir Cruz, Tahimi Alvariño, Jorge Perugorría, Noel García

Votes: 1,057

26. Death of a Bureaucrat (1966)

Unrated | 85 min | Comedy

7.8
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A young man attempts to fight the system in an entertaining account of bureaucracy amok and the tyranny of red tape.

Director: Tomás Gutiérrez Alea | Stars: Salvador Wood, Silvia Planas, Manuel Estanillo, Omar Alfonso

Votes: 724

27. Melaza (2012)

80 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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With the closure of the sugar mill, the little town of Molasses is devastated, lifeless. Aldo and Monica are a young married couple who want to find a way to survive. By supporting each ... See full summary »

Director: Carlos Lechuga | Stars: Yuliet Cruz, Armando Miguel Gómez, Luis Antonio Gotti, Ana Gloria Buduén

Votes: 70

28. Oedipo alcalde (1996)

100 min | Drama

6.4
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The plague struck Thebes in the tragedy by Sophocles here is unparalleled violence; as; merciless in the Colombia today. Edipo; a young promoter of peace; is appointed mayor of a town sunk ... See full summary »

Director: Jorge Alí Triana | Stars: Jorge Perugorría, Ángela Molina, Francisco Rabal, Jorge Martínez de Hoyos

Votes: 237

29. Lucía (1968)

160 min | Drama

7.3
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Traces episodes in the lives of three Cuban women, each named Lucía, from three different historical periods: the Cuban war of independence (with Spain), the 1930's, and the 1960's.

Director: Humberto Solás | Stars: Raquel Revuelta, Eslinda Núñez, Adela Legrá, Eduardo Moure

Votes: 492

30. The Galíndez File (2003)

124 min | Drama

5.7
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On March 12, 1956, Basque Nationalist Jesús de Galíndez Suarez disappears from his apartment in New York, never heard from again. He had been working with the FBI and was about to publish a... See full summary »

Director: Gerardo Herrero | Stars: Saffron Burrows, Harvey Keitel, Eduard Fernández, Guillermo Toledo

Votes: 429

31. The Last Supper (1976)

120 min | Drama

7.6
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A pious plantation owner attempts to teach Christianity to 12 of his slaves by inviting them to participate in a reenactment of the Last Supper.

Director: Tomás Gutiérrez Alea | Stars: Nelson Villagra, Silvano Rey, Luis Alberto García, José Antonio Rodríguez

Votes: 398

33. Horn of Plenty (2008)

108 min | Comedy

6.8
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In a poor rural Cuban town, Bernardo's large extended family can just make ends meet. Then they learn about a trial to distribute among the many bearers of their name the proceeds of a ... See full summary »

Director: Juan Carlos Tabío | Stars: Jorge Perugorría, Enrique Molina, Paula Ali, Yoima Valdés

Votes: 274

34. Affair in Havana (1957)

77 min | Crime, Film-Noir

5.9
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Songwriter falls in love with a crippled man's wife.

Director: Laslo Benedek | Stars: John Cassavetes, Raymond Burr, Sara Shane, Lilia Lazo

Votes: 89

35. Sin Alas (2015)

90 min | Drama

7.8
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70 Metascore

'Sin Alas' follows the tumultuous life and love of Cuban writer Luis Vargas as he chooses the excitement and possibilities of the revolution over the wealth of his dysfunctional family. His... See full summary »

Director: Ben Chace | Stars: Carlos Padrón, Mario Limonta, Yulisleyvís Rodriguez, Lieter Ledesma Alberto

Votes: 5

36. The Silly Age (2006)

90 min | Drama

6.8
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A drama about grandmother-grandson relationships.

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

Votes: 174

37. Boleto al paraíso (2010)

88 min | Drama

6.3
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Eunice is a teenage girl who is running away from her father's sexual harassment. Alejandro is a young rocker who breaks into a drugstore and escapes to Havana with a couple of friends. ... See full summary »

Director: Gerardo Chijona | Stars: Miriel Cejas, Héctor Medina, Blanca Rosa Blanco, Laura De la Uz

Votes: 59

38. Tiempo de morir (1985)

98 min | Drama

7.0
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A man is released from prison, and after 18 years, returns to his "pueblo" (village). But in this village, time, in many ways, has stood still. The time served by Juan complied with the ... See full summary »

Director: Jorge Alí Triana | Stars: Gustavo Angarita, Sebastián Ospina, Jorge Emilio Salazar, María Eugenia Dávila

Votes: 136

39. The Twelve Chairs (1962)

94 min | Comedy

7.1
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When her country is taken over by socialist revolutionaries, a wealthy woman can't bear to give up all of her wealth and possessions to the new government, so she hides all of her treasures... See full summary »

Director: Tomás Gutiérrez Alea | Stars: Enrique Santisteban, Reynaldo Miravalles, René Sánchez, Pilín Vallejo

Votes: 172

40. Barrio Cuba (2005)

105 min | Drama

6.2
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Over several years, we follow three households and their emotions in a barrio of Havana. Magalis is a nurse, rarely happy. An older man, Ignacio, professes his love for her; her father and ... See full summary »

Director: Humberto Solás | Stars: Jorge Perugorría, Isabel Santos, Mario Limonta, Adela Legrá

Votes: 127

41. A Tuba to Cuba (2016)

Music | Post-production

NOLA+CUBA follows New Orleans' famed Preservation Jazz Hall Band as they retrace their jazz roots back to the shores of Cuba. Son, Bamboula, Tumba Francesa, Habanera... Cuban musical genres... See full summary »

Directors: T.G. Herrington, Danny Clinch | Star: Preservation Hall Jazz Band

42. Alsino and the Condor (1982)

89 min | Drama, War

6.5
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Alsino, a boy of 10 or 12, lives with his grandmother in a remote area of Nicaragua. He's engulfed in the war between rebels and government troops when a US advisor orders the army to open ... See full summary »

Director: Miguel Littin | Stars: Dean Stockwell, Alan Esquivel, Carmen Bunster, Alejandro Parodi

Votes: 187

43. Habanastation (2011)

Approved | 95 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.7
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Directed mainly for kids, the film speaks of a Havana that "reveals two distinct faces, from the everyday life of a couple of kids", according to the film's official synopsis.

Director: Ian Padrón | Stars: Claudia Alvariño, Rubén Araujo, Blanca Rosa Blanco, René de la Cruz Jr.

Votes: 157

44. In This Tricky Life (2001)

103 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.6
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Montevideo, Uruguay. In this comedic drama, Elisa, 27, dreams of opening her own hairdressing salon in one of the rich districts of the Uruguayan capital. A bit of a rebel, one day Elisa ... See full summary »

Director: Beatriz Flores Silva | Stars: Mariana Santangelo Goldman, Silvestre, Josep Linuesa, Andrea Fantoni

Votes: 440

45. Habana Instant (2015)

96 min | Drama

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Marcelo Quevedo and his brother Carlos Quevedo (Charlie) were split in their childhood twenty years back, when Carlos departed Cuba on a boat with his mother during the Balseros crisis in ... See full summary »

Director: Guillermo Iván | Stars: Pedro Calvo, Jorge Luis de Cabo, Guillermo Iván, Michel Labarta

46. Nothing More (2001)

90 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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In Havana, a post office branch is more than a place of bureaucratic rules and regulations to ensure effective public services. This is where Carla Perez works. A young dreamer, this ... See full summary »

Director: Juan Carlos Cremata Malberti | Stars: Thais Valdés, Nacho Lugo, Daisy Granados, Paula Ali

Votes: 277

47. Boccaccerías Habaneras (2014)

100 min

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Director: Arturo Sotto Díaz | Stars: Daniel Amat, Ulises Aquino, Yordanka Ariosa, Luis Angel Batista

Votes: 5

48. The Project of the Century (2015)

100 min

6.4
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In an abandoned nuclear project conceived by Cuba and the USSR, a disillusioned engineer survives with his mean father and his frustrated son, while 1970s found footage of the "project of the century" describe its ambitious scope.

Director: Carlos Quintela | Stars: Mario Balmaseda, Mario Guerra, Leonardo Gascón, Jorge Molina

Votes: 83

49. Los sobrevivientes (1979)

130 min | Drama

7.7
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Als Fidel Castro in Kuba die Macht übernimmt,zittern die Reichen. Familie Orozco versucht panisch,ihren Besitz zu retten. Kaum ist Hab und Gut zu Geld gemacht,läßt die Regierung neue ... See full summary »

Director: Tomás Gutiérrez Alea | Stars: Enrique Santisteban, Juanita Caldevilla, Germán Pinelli, Ana Viña

Votes: 64

50. Osceola (1971)

109 min | Western, Drama

6.0
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Florida, 1830 - Of all eastern Native American tribes, only the Seminoles have resisted being moved to reservations. Having retreated to Florida, they live a simple horticultural life. But ... See full summary »

Directors: Konrad Petzold, James Winburn | Stars: Gojko Mitic, Horst Schulze, Iurie Darie, Karin Ugowski

Votes: 140