Most Popular Titles With Country of Origin Dominican Republic
2. 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.
5. 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 »
6. 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 »
7. 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 »
8. 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: 191 | Gross: $3.06M
9. 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.
10. Patricia: el regreso del sueño (2017)
Comedy, Drama, Romance | Post-production
Upon rejection by his long-time fiancee, Juan Carlos meets Patricia and starts a new relationship. But they break up, and he decides to get her back, rediscovering his country on the way.
12. 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 »
13. Vuelos Prohibidos (2015)
115 min | Romance
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 »
14. 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 »
15. 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 »
18. 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 »
19. 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.
20. 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.
24. ¿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 »
25. 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 »
28. Feo de día, lindo de noche (2012)
95 min | Comedy
A not so good-looking man is enchanted with a spell that turns him handsome from 8 pm to midnight. Problems arise when he falls in love for real.
29. 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: 351 | Gross: $0.98M
30. The Price of Sugar (2007)
Unrated | 90 min | Documentary
On the Caribbean island of the Dominican Republic, tourists flock to pristine beaches, with little knowledge that a few miles away thousands of dispossessed Haitians are under armed guard ... See full summary »
32. 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.
33. Melocotones (2017)
80 min | Fantasy, Romance, Sci-Fi | Completed
When Diego's girlfriend decides to leave him after a disastrous anniversary getaway, he will find any means possible to amend or fix what happened. Even if it means competing with different versions of himself when traveling through time.
34. 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: 435 | Gross: $0.04M
36. 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.
37. Y a Dios que me perdone! (2017)
103 min | Drama
Toribio's wife has been diagnosed with postpartum leukemia. Cornered between the lack of reliable health plans and his low income as a police officer, Toribio takes his gun and goes out to do everything he can to save his wife.
38. 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 »
39. 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 »
40. Código Paz (2014)
101 min | Action, Adventure, Crime
Pedro Ruiz, is a Dominican real estate broker by day and a savvy but out-of-luck thief by night. Desperate to look for respect climbing the money ladder the easy way, he gets in the wrong mansion at the wrong time.
43. 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: 579 | Gross: $0.39M
49. The Curse of Father Cardona (2005)
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.