Most Popular Feature Films With Country of Origin Dominican Republic


1. 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: 4,092 | Gross: $1.08M

2. Y a Dios que me perdone! (2017)

103 min | Drama

8.2
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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.

Director: Ángel Muñiz | Stars: Johnnie Mercedes, Juan Maria Almonte, Francisco Cruz, Silvia Dionicio

Votes: 82

3. 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: 268

4. Reinbou (2017)

Drama

8.0
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Angel Maceta searches for the father he never knew, who fought in the 1965 Dominican civil war.

Directors: Andrés Curbelo, David Maler | Stars: Nashla Bogaert, Héctor Aníbal, David Maler, Katherine Castro

Votes: 9

5. 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: 179

6. Todos los hombres son iguales (2016)

86 min | Comedy

6.0
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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, Geisha Montes De Oca, Frank Perozo, Nashla Bogaert

Votes: 35

7. 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: 339

8. Flor de Azúcar (2016)

110 min | Adventure, Drama, History

5.3
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A young peasant is forced to flee for killing involuntarily an abusive guard. After an entire year hiding in a remote fishing island, he decides to return to his countryside and reunite with his wife and daughters.

Director: Fernando Baez Mella | Stars: Héctor Aníbal, Vladimir Acevedo, Natasha Alburquerque, Christian Alvarez

Votes: 22

9. Catastrópico (2016)

Action, Adventure, Comedy

6.8
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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: 10

10. 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: 712

11. 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: 293

12. Andrea (2005)

120 min | Horror, Thriller

4.6
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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: 161

13. 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: 112

14. Sambá (2017)

Drama, Sport | Completed

Sambá is a sports drama about redemption through the metaphor of life and boxing.

Directors: Israel Cárdenas, Laura Amelia Guzmán | Stars: Laura Gómez, Ettore D'Alessandro, Algenis Perez Soto, Jalsen Santana

15. Dos Policias en Apuros (2016)

Action, Comedy, Family

6.6
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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: 19

16. Powder and Gold (2015)

Action, Adventure, Thriller

7.3
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The real-life story of a drug cartel leader set to Macbeth.

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

Votes: 24

17. 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: 189 | Gross: $3.06M

18. Carpinteros (2017)

106 min | Drama

8.5
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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

Votes: 24

19. Falling (V) (2016)

89 min | Drama, Romance

8.3
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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: 18

20. El Plan Perfecto (2017)

Action, Comedy

4.2
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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: Roberto Angel Salcedo, Fausto Mata, La Beba Rojas, Manolo Ozuna

Votes: 6

21. 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: 202

22. 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

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: 86

24. 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: 402

25. 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: 351 | Gross: $0.98M

26. Cinderelo

Comedy | Completed

A romantic comedy set on Dominican Republic.

Director: Beto Gómez | Stars: William Levy, Joaquín Cosio, Solly Duran, Eva Arias

27. Azúcar amarga (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 »

Director: Leon Ichaso | Stars: René Lavan, Mayte Vilán, Miguel Gutiérrez, Larry Villanueva

Votes: 577 | Gross: $0.39M

28. ¿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: 430

29. 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, Daniel Aurelio, El Mayor Clásico

Votes: 40

30. La llamada del sexo (1977)

88 min | Thriller

5.0
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Director: Tulio Demicheli | Stars: Andrés García, Rossy Mendoza, George Hilton, Verónica Miriel

Votes: 24

31. 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: 499

32. Nadie muere en Ambrosía (2017)

Adventure, Fantasy | Post-production

Lázaro, a young man with a terminal illness, goes on a journey to find Ambrosía, a mysterious pirate town where death doesn't happen.

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

33. Código Paz (2014)

101 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

7.0
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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: 239

34. 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.

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

35. 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: 132

36. 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: 222

37. Loki 7 (2016)

101 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.7
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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: 50

38. Tubérculo Presidente (2016)

Comedy

6.1
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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: Jorge Pabón, Elizabeth Ruiz, Orlando Urdaneta, Cheddy García

Votes: 17

39. María Montez: The Movie (2014)

98 min | Drama

6.6
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The story of Maria Montez, an exotic and glamorous Dominican actress who achieved fame and popularity in Hollywood and Europe until her untimely death in 1951.

Director: Vicente Peñarrocha | Stars: Juan Fernández, Celines Toribio, Paula Ferry, Ben Temple

Votes: 47

40. 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: 684 | Gross: $0.21M

41. 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: 404

42. 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: 891

43. 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: 794

44. 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: 27

45. Verdad o Reto (2016)

90 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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Aura (Laura Gisselle Reynoso) is a promising young painter, full of life, and Gael (Christian Alvarez), an intriguing young loner who captivates her from the moment they join paths. This ... See full summary »

Director: Suzette Reyes | Stars: Christian Alvarez, Laura Gisselle Reynoso, Manny Perez, Aquiles Correa

Votes: 7

47. Playball (2008)

Comedy, Drama, Sport

4.9
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A promising MLB player is forced to return to his country after being found to be using steroids, and the only option he gets to rebuild his life is joining a team of losers in the Dominican league.

Director: Alfonso Rodríguez | Stars: Luis Jose Lopez, Marlene Favela, Hemky Madera, Marcos Bonetti

Votes: 95

49. 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: 249

50. Lotoman 2.0 (2012)

Comedy

6.8
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Rich, united and happy, Modesto and Manuel live great moments. They share responsibilities in Chichi Xtreme Deluxe and they are dedicated to pimping each other out and enjoying life.

Director: Archie Lopez | Stars: Raymond Pozo, Miguel Céspedes, Fernando Carrillo, Olga Bucarelli

Votes: 811