Puertorican Movies

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1. Linda Sara (1994)

107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Facing financial ruin, four siblings decide to sell the valuables within their mother's house, without telling her and by embellishing their history.

Director: Jacobo Morales | Stars: Daniel Lugo, Johanna Rosaly, Jacobo Morales, Jorge Luis Ramos

Votes: 86

2. La gran fiesta (1986)

101 min | Drama, Romance

In 1942, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, a casino is organizing a farewell party for its patrons, since it's about to be turned into a U.S. Military base. The guests drink, seduce, and gossip, but some also plot against each other.

Director: Marcos Zurinaga | Stars: Daniel Lugo, Cordelia González, Miguel Ángel Suárez, Luis Prendes

Votes: 79

3. Héroes de otra patria (1996)

Not Rated | 80 min | Drama, War

Deals with the lives of two soldiers from Puerto Rico enlisted to fight during the Vietnam conflict, relating the young soldiers' ambiguity about the war and the tragic consequences their plight holds for them, as well as their families.

Director: Iván Dariel Ortiz | Stars: Jimmy Navarro, Jorge Castillo, Alba Raquel Barros, Adamari López

Votes: 68

4. Cayo (2005)

112 min | Drama

Ivan, Julia and Kike were born and grew up in Culebra where they shared a close friendship. Ivan and Julia are a couple but Kike is in love with Julia. They are separated when Ivan is ... See full summary »

Director: Vicente Juarbe | Stars: Carlos Esteban Fonseca, Kamar de los Reyes, Gerardo Rodríguez, Idalia Pérez Garay

Votes: 129

5. La guagua aérea (1993)

80 min | Comedy, Drama

Ten Puerto Ricans looking for a better life take an airplane trip to New York during 1960's.

Director: Luis Molina Casanova | Stars: Chavito Marrero, Idalia Pérez Garay, Teofilo Torres, Norma Candal

Votes: 81

6. El sueño del regreso (2005)

100 min | Comedy, Drama

A handful of immigrants make a bittersweet pilgrimage back to the land of their birth in this comedy drama. Ten people who have little in common beyond the fact they were all originally ... See full summary »

Director: Luis Molina Casanova | Stars: Gladys Aguayo, Awilda Carbia, Magali Carrasquillo, Luisa de los Rios

Votes: 22

7. Lo que le pasó a Santiago (1989)

105 min | Comedy, Romance

Santiago, a retired accountant, casually meets Angelina during one of his daily walks in Old San Juan. They soon become friends, even though she refuses to give out any personal information.

Director: Jacobo Morales | Stars: Tommy Muñiz, Gladys Rodríguez, Johanna Rosaly, René Monclova

Votes: 175

8. Tango Bar (1987)

PG | 90 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

A fled Tango show owner returns to Buenos Aires to join his partners after the oppressive government of Argentina has dissolved.

Director: Marcos Zurinaga | Stars: Raul Julia, Valeria Lynch, Rubén Juárez, Nélida Rodríguez

Votes: 143

9. 12 horas (2001)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

A night in the life of a cab driver in San Juan.

Director: Raúl Marchand Sánchez | Stars: Jaime Bello, Marcos Betancourt, Modesto Lacen, Cielomar Cuevas

Votes: 87

10. Thieves and Liars (2006)

R | 114 min | Crime, Drama

"Ladrones & Mentirosos" is the heartrending story of three Puerto Rican families struggling to stay together in a society overcome by corruption and drugs. Using a parallel structure, the ... See full summary »

Director: Ricardo Méndez Matta | Stars: Steven Bauer, Isidro Bobadilla, Elpidia Carrillo, José Heredia

Votes: 119

11. Maldeamores (2007)

R | 81 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A three-part look at the ironies of love, with stories that involve a young boy, a hostage situation, and a divorced elderly couple caught in a love triangle.

Directors: Carlitos Ruiz Ruiz, Mariem Pérez Riera | Stars: Luis Guzmán, Teresa Hernández, Fernando Tarrazo, Norman Santiago

Votes: 550

12. Kabo & Platon (2009)

90 min | Drama

Two adolescent boys want their first reggaeton music demo produced, hoping fame and fortune will come their way and put an end to their life of economic struggle.

Director: Edmundo H. Rodríguez | Stars: Aramis Benitez, Albert Torres, Priscilla Medina, Oscar H. Guerrero

Votes: 20

13. Miente (2009)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Henry is an introverted young artist who, seeking to escape the banality and violence of urban life, begins to blur the distinction between fantasy and reality.

Director: Rafi Mercado | Stars: Oscar H. Guerrero, Mariana Santangelo Goldman, Frank Perozo, Teresa Hernández

Votes: 76

14. Los peloteros (1951)

90 min | Drama, Sport

A group of kids in a poverty-stricken Puerto Rican rural town need money to purchase baseball uniforms for little league.

Director: Jack Delano | Stars: Ramón Rivero, Miriam Colon, José Manuel Matos, Amilcar Tirado

Votes: 31

15. Talento de barrio (2008)

R | 107 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A young drug dealer falls in love while facing disruption among the men in his gang, and being offered a career as a Reggaetón singer.

Director: José Iván Santiago | Stars: Daddy Yankee, Maestro, Katiria Soto, César Farrait

Votes: 691 | Gross: $1.67M

16. Vampiros (2004 Video)

Not Rated | 103 min | Horror

When two young friends go out to a nightclub for drinks, they are followed by a very sultry vampire.

Director: Eduardo Ortíz | Stars: Jorge Dieppa, Israel Lugo, Elí Cay, Wanda Rovira

Votes: 45

17. Dios los cría 2 (2004)

137 min | Drama

Three stories ("Lo mismo de otra manera", "Félix", and "Te tengo una sorpresa") that delve deeply into issues such as human solidarity, infidelity, and social conflicts in contemporary Puerto Rico.

Director: Jacobo Morales | Stars: Johanna Rosaly, Jacobo Morales, Ofelia D'Acosta, Jaime Bello

Votes: 8

18. Dios los cría (1979)

120 min | Comedy, Drama

Consists of five stories: "Dios los cría...", dealing with brothers' rivalry for an inheritance; "Negocio redondo", about a lawyer selling a property to the Catholic church with guilty ... See full summary »

Director: Jacobo Morales | Stars: Norma Candal, Carlos Cestero, Pedro Juan Figueroa, Daniel Lugo

Votes: 52

19. Maruja (1959)

120 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

In a small rural town, everybody lays eyes on Maruja, the most beautiful woman there. After the son of the mayor comes back from France, he also notices Maruja, setting forth events of love... See full summary »

Director: Oscar Orzábal Quintana | Stars: Axel Anderson, Víctor Arrillaga, Paquito Cordero, Gilda Galán

Votes: 31

20. La criada malcriada (1965)

110 min | Comedy

Azucena is a saucy maid whose personality causes many comical situations. These will increase when the family she works for hosts a recently widowed millionaire returning to Puerto Rico after many years.

Director: Gilberto Martínez Solares | Stars: Velda González, José Miguel Agrelot, Luis Aguad Jorge, Yo-Yo Boing

Votes: 24

21. Nicolás y los demás (1986)

95 min | Drama

After many years of absence in San Juan, Paco, a young business man out of work, meets succesful Nicolás, an old friend from a fraternity. Nicolás invites him to his house, where Paco meets... See full summary »

Director: Jacobo Morales | Stars: Daniel Lugo, Jacobo Morales, Silvia Montanari, Alba Raquel Barros

Votes: 30

23. Ángel (2007)

147 min

Ángel Lugo is a corrupt police captain responsible for the wrongful imprisonment of Mariano Farías and the murder of his pregnant wife. After 15 years in a federal prison, Farías is still determined to prove his innocence.

Director: Jacobo Morales | Stars: Braulio Castillo, Jacobo Morales, Yamaris Latorre, José Félix Gómez

Votes: 12

24. Broche de Oro (2012)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy

Rafael, Elmo, and Pablo run away from the strict Catholic retirement home where they live with Carlos, Rafael's grandson, to embark on an adventure and prove life does not stop because of age.

Director: Raúl Marchand Sánchez | Stars: Jacobo Morales, Adrian Garcia, Diego de la Texera, Marian Pabon

Votes: 371

25. El cantante (2006)

R | 106 min | Biography, Drama, Music

46 Metascore

The life story of Hector Lavoe who started the salsa movement in 1975 and brought it to the United States.

Director: Leon Ichaso | Stars: Marc Anthony, Jennifer Lopez, John Ortiz, Manny Perez

Votes: 4,354 | Gross: $7.56M

26. Muerte en el paraíso (2008)

90 min | Drama, Musical, Thriller

SINOPSIS:ENGLISH 'Muerte en el Paraiso' is a story of love, passion and suspense inside the reggaetton and fashion world. The fashion and the music is used to cover the illegal business of ... See full summary »

Director: Abimael Acosta | Stars: Carmen L. Acosta, Doel Alicea, Pablo Alicea, Jomar El Caballo Negro

Votes: 15

27. Tainos (2005)

Unrated | 117 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

A young archaeology student organizes a group expedition to La Mora Caves, where they unexpectedly come upon a Taíno tribe thought to be extinct.

Director: Benjamin Lopez | Stars: Danny Fraticelli, Emir J. Alvarez, Axel Anderson, Jose Brocco

Votes: 140

29. Mi verano con Amanda (2008)

Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy

Gaby and his friends decide to spend their summer in a summer house. Gaby is desperately in love with Amanda a hot Puerto Rican model but she is not even aware of it. In his attempts to win... See full summary »

Director: Benjamin Lopez | Stars: Jana Carrero, Joel Contreras, Christie Miró, Rey Pascual

Votes: 106

30. Mi verano con Amanda 2 (2011)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy

Summer is over and Chicho, Fabio, Gaby, and RS return to their normal routine.

Director: Benjamin Lopez | Stars: Leonardo Castro, Stephanie Chanell, Yan Collazo, Joel Contreras

Votes: 80

31. Casi casi (2006)

PG | 93 min | Adventure, Comedy

Running for Student Council President will impress the popular girl, until she decides she wants to be president, too.

Directors: Jaime Vallés, Tony Vallés | Stars: Marian Pabon, Mario Pabón, Irene Sofia Lucio, Alexis Arce

Votes: 264

32. El beso que me diste (2000)

Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Romance, Thriller

A story of romance and suspense in Puerto Rico, year 2006. Angela, star reporter of Teledigital TV Network, is married to Armando and they have an 8-year old son, Ivan. When their marriage ... See full summary »

Director: Sonia Fritz | Stars: Maricarmen Avilés, Jimmy Navarro, Humberto González, René Monclova

Votes: 41

34. Manhattan Merengue! (1995)

R | 94 min | Drama, Romance

A young immigrant arrives to New York with the dream of dancing on Broadway.

Director: Joseph B. Vasquez | Stars: George Perez, Lumi Cavazos, Marco Leonardi, Alyson Reed

Votes: 31

36. Yellow (I) (2006)

R | 90 min | Drama, Music, Romance

Family: a necessary burden. Amaryllis Campos is young and beautiful, a classically trained dancer delivering pizzas in Puerto Rico, living with her parents and her drug-selling chump of a ... See full summary »

Director: Alfredo Rodriguez de Villa | Stars: Roselyn Sanchez, Bill Duke, D.B. Sweeney, Jaime Tirelli

Votes: 865

37. Manuela and Manuel (2007)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Drama

Deep inside, Manuel has always been Manuela. Amidst her worst love crisis, Manuela reinvents herself as Manuel in order to pass as the fiancé of her best friend Coca - who is pregnant from ... See full summary »

Director: Raúl Marchand Sánchez | Stars: Humberto Busto, Elena Iguina, Luz María Rondón, Sunshine Logroño

Votes: 69 | Gross: $0.00M

38. América (2011)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Thriller

While the setting of her Caribbean beach village seems picture-perfect, America's life is anything but peaceful. When their daughter runs away, America's abusive lover unleashes his rage ... See full summary »

Director: Sonia Fritz | Stars: Lymari Nadal, Yancey Arias, Rachel Ticotin, Miguel Reyes

Votes: 74

39. The Caller (2011)

R | 92 min | Thriller

A young divorcee is getting her life back together by moving into an apartment. But what will she do when a strange person repeatedly calls her, and threatens to change her new life around?

Director: Matthew Parkhill | Stars: Rachelle Lefevre, Stephen Moyer, Lorna Raver, Ed Quinn

Votes: 9,588

40. La Espera Desespera (2012)

98 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

A robbery for love.

Director: Coraly Santaliz | Stars: Marisé Alvarez, Carlos Rivera Marchand, Ricardo Alvarez, Willie Denton

Votes: 36

41. Los condenados (2012)

Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Mystery

29 Metascore

Determined to restore her dying father's reputation, Ana travels to the remote town of Rosales. Decades ago, he settled there and opened his first free clinic for cancer research. He ... See full summary »

Director: Roberto Busó-García | Stars: Cristina Rodlo, René Monclova, Axel Anderson, Rocky Venegas

Votes: 226

42. El cimarrón (2006)

102 min | Drama

El Cimarron is a love story about a young African couple, Marcos and Carolina, that takes place in the slavery era at the turn of the nineteen-century in a Caribbean island. After several ... See full summary »

Director: Iván Dariel Ortiz | Stars: Fernando Allende, Mara Croatto, Modesto Lacen, Dolores Pedro

Votes: 22

43. Los Díaz de Doris (1999)

102 min | Drama

Doris is a hardworking and honest woman, divorced and mother of two teenagers whom she adores but doesn't understand. After a bad relationship with her husband, she no longer trusts men. ... See full summary »

Director: Abdiel Colberg | Stars: Cordelia González, Braulio Castillo hijo, Raúl Dávila, Alba Raquel Barros

Votes: 15

44. Bala perdida (2003)

Not Rated | 86 min | Drama

Las balas perdidas no matan.....matan los que las disparan.Es la historia de Jennifer y de Papotico, dos valientes adolescentes que luchando contra los retos que le presenta la vida logran ... See full summary »

Director: Raúl Marchand Sánchez | Stars: Marisol Calero, Ivan Camilo, Elí Cay, Ismael Cruz Cordova

Votes: 17

45. Under My Nails (2012)

Not Rated | 102 min | Crime, Romance, Thriller

In the search to fulfill her most obscure desires, Solimar will find love in the hands of a murderer.

Director: Ari Maniel Cruz | Stars: Kisha Tikina Burgos, Ivan Camilo, Dolores Pedro, Antonio Pantojas

Votes: 82

46. My Lucky Day (1998)

86 min | Comedy

A crazy day in the life of a simple office worker. After going to the bank to deposit his paycheck, Falopio (Juanchy Cappella) gets himself involved in a major bank robbery by accident, and after that a series of terrible mishaps follow.

Director: Santiago Pumarola | Stars: Juanchy Cappella, Laura Cabrera, Elí Cay, Ana Cayere

Votes: 40

48. Celestino y el vampiro (2003)

90 min | Comedy

In Old San Juan a 40+ year old divorcée is not aware he befriends a vampire who bites women, not in their necks but in their derrières, leaving them with flattened behinds. A vampire hunter... See full summary »

Director: Radamés Sánchez | Stars: Axel Anderson, Jaime Hamilton, René Monclova

Votes: 23

49. Santa Cristal (2001)

Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

When Santa Crystal's most famous actor: Tomas Cruseiro, finds himself unemployed, he decides to host a TV Show where he announces the end of the world. Almost immediately, mayhem and ... See full summary »

Director: José R. Román | Stars: Sara Jarque, Modesto Lacen, Miguel Difoot, William Piedra

Votes: 14

50. Desamores (2004)

107 min | Drama

There has been a grave massacre within a highly successful insurance company in Puerto Rico. The owners, a married couple, have been slaughtered along with their employees. While the police... See full summary »

Director: Edmundo H. Rodríguez | Stars: Patricia Alonso, Axel Anderson, Suzette Bacó, Francisco Capó

Votes: 20

51. Entremedio (2006)

Not Rated | 83 min | Drama