Top-US-Grossing Titles With Country of Origin Dominican Republic
1. 47 Meters Down (2017)
PG-13 | 89 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror
Two sisters vacationing in Mexico are trapped in a shark cage at the bottom of the ocean. With less than an hour of oxygen left and great white sharks circling nearby, they must fight to survive.
Votes: 12,022 | Gross: $43.37M
2. Ladrones (2015)
PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy
Legendary thief Alejandro Toledo return to his roots with a new partner to reclaim land stolen from a hard working community by a ruthless family of crooks.
Votes: 198 | Gross: $3.06M
3. El vacilón: The Movie (2005)
R | 90 min | Comedy
The adventures and misadventures of New York Spanish-language radio personalities Luis Jimenez and Moonshadow, from the morning program El Vacilón de la Mañana.
Votes: 95 | Gross: $1.69M
5. Nueba Yol (1995)
106 min | Comedy, Drama
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.
Votes: 360 | Gross: $0.98M
6. Nueba Yol 3: Bajo la nueva ley (1997)
Balbuena finds himself forced to find an American wife in order to get legal residence before the new immigration laws take effect.
Votes: 123 | Gross: $0.72M
8. Azúcar amarga (1996)
75 min | Drama, Romance
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 »
Votes: 586 | Gross: $0.39M
10. Ballplayer: Pelotero (2011)
Not Rated | 77 min | Documentary, Sport
Two top baseball prospects in the Dominican Republic face fierce competition and corruption as they chase their big league dreams.
Votes: 436 | Gross: $0.04M
11. Catastrópico (2017)
111 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
A spoiled Hollywood actress struggles back to civilization after the crash of her private jet botches a kidnap attempt, leaving her stranded in the jungle with her irritating assistant and her inept hijacker pilot.
12. Embrace (I) (2016)
90 min | Documentary
Embrace follows body image activist Taryn Brumfitt's crusade as she explores the global issue of body loathing, inspiring us to change the way we feel about ourselves and think about our bodies.
13. El rey de La Habana (2015)
125 min | Drama
Recently escaped from reformatory, young Reinaldo struggles to get by in the streets of Havana in the late 90s, one of the worst decades for Cuban society. Hopes, disillusionment, rum, good... See full summary »
14. Cocote (2017)
72 min | Drama
An Evangelical Christian man attends the burial of his father in his hometown, where he has to participate in religious cults that clash with his beliefs.
16. Dólares de arena (2014)
Not Rated | 84 min | Drama
An older European woman becomes enchanted with a young Dominican woman who must struggle to make ends meet. Love brings a flow of entanglements in a drama which unfolds like palm trees in an irresistible storm.
17. La fiesta del Chivo (2005)
132 min | Drama
Urania Cabral returns to Santo Domingo, after several years, and remembers her and her family's relationship to Rafael Trujillo, the Dominican dictator, as well as the events surrounding his assassination.
22. Andrea (2005)
120 min | Horror, Thriller
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. The spirit terrorizes Andrea and her family... See full summary »
23. Perico ripiao (2003)
Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy
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.
24. Poverty, Inc. (2014)
94 min | Documentary, History, News
The West has positioned itself as the protagonist of the development narrative. But the results have been mixed, in some cases even catastrophic, and developing world leaders have become ... See full summary »
28. Tropico de Sangre (2010)
116 min | Drama, History
This is the story of three brave women; Patria, Minerva, and Maria Teresa, they were known as the Mirabal Sisters, born into a privileged family in the fields of Salcedo. At that time, the ... See full summary »
29. Todas las mujeres son iguales (2017)
Comedy | Post-production
After Yoli's final encounter with Joaquín, she joins three other women in a crazy weekend to celebrate their freedom from relationships with men.
30. War Machine (2010)
87 min | Action, Adventure
A terrorist threat rises from the third world, and its target is the United States of America. A fanatical would-be dictator devises a plan to overthrow the American government. The U.S ... See full summary »
31. ¿Quien manda? (2013)
87 min | Comedy, Romance
Alex and Natalie, two individuals, who, in every romantic relationship, never get drawn into a formal relationship, who are looking to have fun without any commitments beyond three months, ... See full summary »
33. Sanky Panky (2007)
110 min | Comedy, Musical
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.
34. Carpinteros (2017)
106 min | Drama
Julián finds love and a reason for living in the last place imaginable: the Dominican Republic's Najayo Prison. His romance, with fellow prisoner Yanelly, must develop through sign language... See full summary »
36. Primero De Enero (2014)
85 min | Drama, Family
When a 12-year-old boy learns that his father's beloved piano is stolen, he and his two best friends set out on an exciting, cross-country journey through beautiful DOminican Republic to bring it back home before January 1st.
41. Cristiano de la secreta (2009)
Eddie lives a double life, he is Christian in the temple and aspiring ¨bad boy¨outside. He wants to be like somebody else, in this case ¨Papo¨ a spoiled kid who is always looking for ... See full summary »
42. Kidnapped for Christ (2014)
85 min | Documentary, Drama, News
A young evangelical filmmaker is granted unprecedented access inside a controversial Christian behavior modification program for teens, where she discovers shocking secrets and young ... See full summary »
43. El rey de Najayo (2012)
R | 101 min | Crime, Drama
The dramatic story of Julian, a Dominican drug lord who despite his confinement in prison, was still able to maintain Dominican society in a state of suspense, for over 13 years. At the ... See full summary »
44. El hombre que cuida (2017)
85 min | Drama
Juan has become the laughingstock of the small fishing village, due to his wife being unfaithful and getting pregnant by another man. He has left fishing and now obsessively cares for an ... See full summary »
45. Veneno (2018)
90 min | Drama, Sport | Post-production
The origin and rise of the most famous Dominican wrestler of all time, Rafael Sánchez aka Jack Veneno, and his arch-nemesis, José Manuel Guzmán aka Relámpago Hernández.
48. Todos los hombres son iguales (2016)
86 min | Comedy
Joaquín, a recently divorced airline pilot, meets Manolo and Juan Luis, who are also divorced. Together, they establish rules to support their life as new bachelors. Everything changes when they try to seduce their housekeeper.
49. Yuniol (2007)
"Yuniol" Perez (Shalim Ortiz) and Alberto "Junior" Rios (Frank Perozo) come from opposite sides of the tracks in the Dominican Republic. Aloof and detached, Alberto comes from a wealthy ... See full summary »
50. Cristo Rey (2013)
96 min | Action, Drama, Romance
In a poor shantytown of Santo Domingo, Haitians and Dominicans struggle amidst a complex social and political context. Two half brothers, Janvier and Rudy, will get into a confrontation for... See full summary »