Most Popular Feature Films With Country of Origin Dominican Republic


1. Carpinteros (2017)

106 min | Drama

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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 »

Director: José María Cabral | Stars: Ramón Emilio Candelario, Jean Jean, Mario Nunez, Manuel Raposo

2. Sugar (I) (2008)

R | 114 min | Drama, Sport

7.2
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82 Metascore

Dominican baseball star Miguel "Sugar" Santos is recruited to play in the U.S. minor-leagues.

Directors: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck | Stars: Algenis Perez Soto, Jose Rijo, Walki Cuevas, Santo Silvestre

Votes: 4,074 | Gross: $1.08M

3. Dos Policias en Apuros (2016)

Action, Comedy, Family

6.8
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Two crazy Dominican cops and a disciplined FBI agent join their forces to investigate an international criminal network.

Director: Francis Disla | Stars: Fausto Mata, Manolo Ozuna, Adrian Uribe, Juan Maria Almonte

Votes: 18

4. El rey de La Habana (2015)

125 min | Drama

6.1
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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 »

Director: Agustí Villaronga | Stars: Maikol David, Yordanka Ariosa, Héctor Medina, Jean Luis Burgos

Votes: 238

5. La fiesta del Chivo (2005)

132 min | Drama

6.4
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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.

Director: Luis Llosa | Stars: Tomas Milian, Isabella Rossellini, Paul Freeman, Juan Diego Botto

Votes: 707

6. Ladrones (2015)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy

4.7
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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.

Director: Joe Menendez | Stars: Fernando Colunga, Eduardo Yáñez, Miguel Varoni, Jessica Lindsey

Votes: 185 | Gross: $3.06M

7. Dólares de arena (2014)

Not Rated | 84 min | Drama

6.0
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79 Metascore

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.

Directors: Israel Cárdenas, Laura Amelia Guzmán | Stars: Geraldine Chaplin, Yanet Mojica, Ricardo Ariel Toribio, Bernard Bizel

Votes: 285

8. Tropico de Sangre (2010)

116 min | Drama, History

6.0
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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 »

Director: Juan Delancer | Stars: Michelle Rodriguez, Juan Fernández, Sergio Carlo, Claudette Lalí

Votes: 337

9. Quiero ser fiel (2014)

90 min | Comedy, Romance

5.6
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Albert marries the woman of his dreams, but he's about to lose her while trying to discover the answer to why men cheat.

Director: Joe Menendez | Stars: Valentino Lanus, Sandra Echeverría, Jon Molerio, Vladimir Acevedo

Votes: 109

10. Todos los hombres son iguales (2016)

86 min | Comedy

6.1
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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.

Director: Manuel Gómez Pereira | Stars: Christian Meier, Frank Perozo, Nashla Bogaert, Mike Amigorena

Votes: 34

11. Azul Magia (2017)

Drama, Fantasy

6.8
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Moises goes to the forest in search of a fruit that will heal his sick mother. During his search he encounters a strange girl who promises to help in exchange of protection from an evil monster haunting her.

Director: Yoel Morales | Stars: Lewis Castillo, Ruth Emeterio, Edwin Garabito, Marselle Jimenez

Votes: 10

12. Andrea (2005)

120 min | Horror, Thriller

4.7
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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. The spirit terrorizes Andrea and her family... See full summary »

Director: Rogert Bencosme | Stars: Frankeli Bencosme, Priamo A. Bencosmo, Anny Ferreiras, Anthony Ferreiras

Votes: 158

13. Cinderelo

Comedy | Completed

A romantic comedy set on Dominican Republic.

Director: Beto Gómez | Stars: William Levy, Joaquín Cosio, Miguel Rodarte, Solly Duran

14. Catastrópico (2016)

Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.4
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The private jet of a famous actress crashes in the shores of the Dominican Republic, leaving her stranded in the wild with her assistant and a bumbling kidnapper wannabe.

Director: Jorge Hazoury | Stars: Brie Gabrielle, Johnny Sky, William Liriano, Jimmy Jean-Louis

Votes: 9

15. Tubérculo Presidente (2016)

Comedy

5.9
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Tubérculo gets elected President of the Dominican Republic, with his friend Tirson as vice-president and counselor.

Director: Archie Lopez | Stars: La Materialista, Elizabeth Ruiz, Raymond Pozo, Orlando Urdaneta

Votes: 14

16. Powder and Gold (2015)

Action, Adventure, Thriller

7.2
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The real-life story of a drug cartel leader set to Macbeth.

Director: Felix Limardo | Stars: Ricardo Chavira, Cody Kasch, Carolina Guerra, Ivo Canelas

Votes: 23

17. Loki 7 (2016)

101 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.6
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Alvaro and his friends try to scam a Dominican crime lord in order to pay off a debt to a Russian mobster.

Director: Ernesto Alemany | Stars: Isaac Saviñón, José Guillermo Cortines, David Chocarro, Shalim Ortiz

Votes: 48

18. Pimp Bullies (2011)

78 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

3.2
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Five suspects holding a piece of the truth behind an unsolved crime.

Director: Alfonso Rodríguez | Stars: Ving Rhames, Steven Bauer, Marcos Bonetti, Gerard Celasco

Votes: 174

19. Código Paz (2014)

101 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.2
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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.

Director: Pedro Urrutia | Stars: David Maler, Paula Ferry, Héctor Aníbal, Nashla Bogaert

Votes: 233

20. Sanky Panky (2007)

110 min | Comedy, Musical

6.2
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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.

Director: José Enrique Pintor | Stars: Fausto Mata, Zdenka Kalina, Tony Pascual, Aquiles Correa

Votes: 396

21. Mr. Emmett & The Canned Peaches (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.

Director: Héctor Valdez | Stars: Peter Vives, Joaquín Ferreira, Frank Perozo, Ramón Langa

22. El Plan Perfecto (2017)

Action, Comedy

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A group of warehouse employees are scammed and charged with theft. Now they have to flee as they devise a plan to reveal the truth.

Director: Roberto Angel Salcedo | Stars: Fausto Mata, Roberto Angel Salcedo, Manolo Ozuna, Daniel Sarcos

23. Feo de día, lindo de noche (2012)

95 min | Comedy

6.1
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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.

Director: Alfonso Rodríguez | Stars: Fausto Mata, Frank Perozo, Evelyna Rodriguez, Irvin Alberti

Votes: 81

24. Tubérculo Gourmet (2015)

Comedy

6.3
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Big eater Tubérculo and his neighbor Tirson broke their friendship because of a misunderstanding, but 20 years later, an unexpected event brings them together again.

Director: Archie Lopez | Stars: Raymond Pozo, Miguel Céspedes, Cheddy García, Paula Disla

Votes: 27

25. A Orillas del Mar (2016)

80 min | Drama

8.4
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Searching for his lost father, a boy will have to be strong to survive.

Directors: Bladimir Abud, Francisco Bladimir Abud | Stars: Sonny Kelly, Teofilo Terrero, Cheddy García, Richard Douglas

Votes: 25

26. Nadie muere en Ambrosía (2017)

Adventure, Fantasy | Post-production

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Director: Héctor Valdez | Stars: Asier Etxeandia, Adrián Lastra, Hugo Silva, Macarena Gómez

27. Falling (V) (2016)

89 min | Drama, Romance

8.5
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ASLAN has 24 hours to change the memories his ex, ALMA, has of their life together.

Director: Ana Rodríguez Rosell | Stars: Alejandrina Castillo, Emma Suárez, Gabriel Tineo, Celines Toribio

Votes: 15

28. Cuban Blood (2003)

PG-13 | 109 min | Drama, Comedy

6.0
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The year is 1958, and in Holguín, Cuba, a boy's world is about to change forever.

Director: Juan Gerard | Stars: Harvey Keitel, Iben Hjejle, Diana Bracho, Gael García Bernal

Votes: 494

30. Lotoman (2011)

Comedy

6.9
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Modesto & Manuel are brothers that get their lives changed by wining the lottery. The new life walk them through funny (and some embarrassing) situations that come along with their new ... See full summary »

Director: Archie Lopez | Stars: Raymond Pozo, Miguel Céspedes, Olga Bucarelli, Elias Caamaño Perez

Votes: 890

31. ¿Quien manda? (2013)

87 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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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 »

Director: Ronni Castillo | Stars: Frank Perozo, Nashla Bogaert, Micky Montilla, Amauris Pérez

Votes: 429

32. Vuelos Prohibidos (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

33. La Gunguna (2015)

87 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.4
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The stories behind a .22 caliber pistol that brings bad luck and misfortune to any person that takes possession of it.

Director: Ernesto Alemany | Stars: Patricia Ascuasiati, Nashla Bogaert, Francisco Cruz, Fiume Michel Gomez

Votes: 238

34. Kill the Dictator (2013)

90 min | Drama

7.0
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The chronicles of the end of the Trujillo era between 1959 and 1961.

Director: Felix Limardo | Stars: Amaury Nolasco, Efrain Figueroa, Mercedes Renard, Antonio Jaramillo

Votes: 220

35. Nueba Yol (1995)

106 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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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.

Director: Ángel Muñiz | Stars: Luisito Martí, Caridad Ravelo, Raúl Carbonell, Rafael Villalona

Votes: 347 | Gross: $0.98M

36. Perico ripiao (2003)

Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy

7.1
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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.

Director: Ángel Muñiz | Stars: Raymond Pozo, Manolo Ozuna, Phillip Rodríguez, Giovanny Cruz

Votes: 399

37. La soga (2009)

R | 102 min | Crime, Drama

6.4
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51 Metascore

A cop works against his country's corrupt government in order to find justice on a case.

Director: Josh Crook | Stars: Manny Perez, Denise Quiñones, Juan Fernández, Paul Calderon

Votes: 679 | Gross: $0.21M

38. Todo Incluido (2015)

Comedy

2.1
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A group of insurance employees go to a sales convention at a beach resort in Punta Cana, where they get involved in various situations.

Director: Roberto Angel Salcedo | Stars: Fausto Mata, Cuquín Victoria, Mario Peguero, Jenny Blanco

Votes: 9

39. Love Kills (2016)

Drama

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Director: Felix Limardo | Stars: Octavio Pizano, Bruce Davison, Natasha Domínguez, Madison McKinley

40. El rey de Najayo (2012)

R | 101 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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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 »

Director: Fernando Baez Mella | Stars: Manny Perez, Luz García, Sergio Carlo, Juan Maria Almonte

Votes: 201

41. Cristiano de la secreta (2009)

Comedy

6.5
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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, in this case ¨Papo¨ a spoiled kid who is always looking for ... See full summary »

Director: Archie Lopez | Stars: Nashla Bogaert, Rene Castillo, Luis José Germán, Sabrina Gómez

Votes: 793

42. Veneno (2017)

90 min | Drama, Sport | Filming

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.

Director: Tabaré Blanchard | Stars: Manny Perez, Mario Nunez, Richard Douglas, Jaime Pina

43. Savana - Sesso e diamanti (1978)

91 min | Action, Adventure

4.9
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Director: Guido Leoni | Stars: Maria Conchita Alonso, Diogenes Castillo, Evelyn Chia, Angelo Chiriboga

Votes: 22

44. Pueto Pa' Mi (2015)

Drama, Music

6.8
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Two young rappers face hardships and poverty but will never give up on their dreams, going all out for success.

Director: Ivan Herrera | Stars: Denise Quiñones, Francisco Cruz, Mozart La Para, Oscar Carrasquillo

Votes: 39

45. Jaque mate! (2012)

81 min | Drama

7.0
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David Hernandez is a well-known television host in the Caribbean. He hosts a game show called "Jaque Mate" (Check-Mate)... See full synopsis »

Director: José María Cabral | Stars: Ico Abreu, Luis Manuel Aguilo, Marcos Bonetti, Olga Bucarelli

Votes: 316

46. La Máquina (2017)

105 min | Action | Pre-production

A motorcycle racer seeks revenge on the drug dealers who killed her sister.

Director: Agustin | Stars: Elvis Nolasco, Manny Perez, Catherine Toribio, Hemky Madera

47. Yuniol (2007)

Drama

7.2
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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. Aloof and detached, Alberto comes from a wealthy ... See full summary »

Director: Alfonso Rodríguez | Stars: Shalim Ortiz, Frank Perozo, Hemky Madera, Charytin

Votes: 273

48. The Curse of Father Cardona (2005)

Comedy, Romance

4.1
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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 | Stars: Anthony Alvarez, Pedro Abreu, Lidia Ariza, Freddy Beras Goico

Votes: 148

49. Locas y Atrapadas (2014)

96 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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Five women trapped in an elevator confess their bitter life experiences caused by evil men and society.

Director: Alfonso Rodríguez | Stars: Carlos Alfredo, Héctor Aníbal, Eva Arias, Silvana Arias

Votes: 52

50. Cristo Rey (2013)

96 min | Action, Drama, Romance

6.1
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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 »

Director: Leticia Tonos | Stars: James Saintil, Akari Endo, Yasser Michelén, Jalsen Santana

Votes: 131