Cuba (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. One Way or Another (1977)
78 min | Drama
In Miraflores, Cuba, the growing romance between Mario, a factory worker, and Yolanda, a schoolteacher, throws into relief the differences in their perspectives and values in Revolutionary Cuba.
Director: Sara Gómez | Stars: Mario Balmaseda, Yolanda Cuéllar, Mario Limonta, Isaura Mendoza
2. Soy Cuba (1964)
Not Rated | 141 min | Drama
Four vignettes about the lives of the Cuban people set during the pre-revolutionary era.
Director: Mikhail Kalatozov | Stars: Sergio Corrieri, Salvador Wood, José Gallardo, Raúl García
3. Memories of Underdevelopment (1968)
Not Rated | 97 min | Drama
A Cuban man cycles through his opinions and memories as the threat of foreign invasion intensifies and the rest of his family moves to Miami.
Director: Tomás Gutiérrez Alea | Stars: Sergio Corrieri, Daisy Granados, Eslinda Núñez, Omar Valdés
Votes: 4,407 | Gross: $0.03M
4. Corazón azul (2021)
103 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
In an alternate reality, Fidel Castro turns to genetic engineering to create his elusive New Man and save his socialist utopia. Eventually the experiment fails because these highly ... See full summary »
Director: Miguel Coyula | Stars: Lynn Cruz, Carlos Javier Martinez, Héctor Noas, Mariana Alom
5. Ferozz: The Wild Red Riding Hood (2010)
70 min | Fantasy, Horror
A young, attractive widow is protected from her vicious mother-in-law, by a male relative who practices Satanism, and lusts after the old woman's sexy adolescent granddaughter.
Director: Jorge Molina | Stars: Dayana Legrá, Roberto Perdomo, Ana Silvia Machado, Francisco García
6. Madrigal (2007)
112 min | Sci-Fi
"Not everything is what it seems". This is the motto of Fernando Pérez's Madrigal, an esoteric fable built, in the first part, around a handsome actor's love story with an overweight and ... See full summary »
Director: Fernando Pérez | Stars: Carlos Enrique Almirante, Liety Chaviano, Ana de Armas, Luis Alberto García
7. Lucia (1968)
160 min | Drama
Traces episodes in the lives of three Cuban women, each named Lucía, from three different historical periods: the Cuban war of independence (with Spain), the 1930s, and the 1960s.
Director: Humberto Solás | Stars: Raquel Revuelta, Eslinda Núñez, Adela Legrá, Eduardo Moure
8. Guantanamera (1995)
TV-14 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama
It is a satire about life in Cuba. The members of a funeral procession and some truck drivers who need to take the same route begin to talk about God and the world and they end up ... See full summary »
Directors: Tomás Gutiérrez Alea, Juan Carlos Tabío | Stars: Carlos Cruz, Mirta Ibarra, Jorge Perugorría, Raúl Eguren
Votes: 1,528 | Gross: $0.75M
9. Behavior (2014)
108 min | Drama
Aging teacher Carmela has a special heart for pupils from broken homes and is challenged by the headmaster to follow up 12 year old Chala which is infatuated in Yeni. They are both poor, and has severe home troubles.
Director: Ernesto Daranas | Stars: Alina Rodríguez, Yuliet Cruz, Armando Miguel Gómez, Miriel Cejas
10. Rumba Love (2021)
103 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
Nicholas Quevedo, a Cuban-American rumba singer moves from Havana to New York with nothing else but his love for rumba and his unbreakable dream to make it in the Big Apple, but his journey would be confronted by unimaginable challenges.
Director: Guillermo Iván | Stars: Guillermo Iván, Zair Montes, Ilean Almaguer, Ed Trucco
11. I'm Going to Santiago (1964)
15 min | Documentary, Short
A celebration of Cuba's eastern city of Santiago De Cuba and its Black and Afro-Cuban population a place where colonial past and contemporary customs mingle.
Director: Sara Gómez
12. Death of a Bureaucrat (1966)
Unrated | 85 min | Comedy
A young man attempts to fight the system in an entertaining account of bureaucracy amok and the tyranny of red tape.
Director: Tomás Gutiérrez Alea | Stars: Salvador Wood, Silvia Planas, Manuel Estanillo, Gaspar De Santelices
13. Un traductor (2018)
TV-MA | 107 min | Drama
A Russian Literature professor at the University of Havana is ordered to work as a translator for child victims of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster when they are sent to Cuba for medical treatment.
Directors: Rodrigo Barriuso, Sebastián Barriuso | Stars: Rodrigo Santoro, Maricel Álvarez, Yoandra Suárez, Nikita Semenov
Votes: 878 | Gross: $0.01M
14. Vampires in Havana (1985)
Not Rated | 80 min | Animation, Comedy, Horror
A vampire family from Cuba is preparing for a showdown between the USA vampires and the Eastern European vampires. But with the aid of a scientist, they need a type of vaccination where they can live in daylight.
Director: Juan Padrón | Stars: Frank González, Manuel Marín, Irela Bravo, Carlos Gonzalez
15. A Tuba to Cuba (2018)
TV-PG | 82 min | Documentary, History, Music
A TUBA TO CUBA follows New Orleans' famed Preservation Hall Jazz Band as they retrace their musical roots from the storied city of jazz to the shores of Cuba and in turn discover a connection that runs much deeper than could have been imagined.
Directors: T.G. Herrington, Danny Clinch | Stars: Ben Jaffe, Walter Harris, Charlie Gabriel, Ronell Johnson
Votes: 175 | Gross: $0.12M
16. Giraffes (2013)
96 min | Drama
Director: Kiki Álvarez | Stars: Mario Guerra, Yasmani Guerrero, Olivia Manrufo, Claudia Muñiz
17. The Last Supper (1976)
120 min | Drama, History
A pious plantation owner attempts to teach Christianity to 12 of his slaves by inviting them to participate in a reenactment of the Last Supper.
Director: Tomás Gutiérrez Alea | Stars: Nelson Villagra, Silvano Rey, Luis Alberto García, José Antonio Rodríguez
18. Buena Vista Social Club: Adios (2017)
PG | 110 min | Documentary
Revisit with the remaining original members of the Buena Vista Social Club and explore their contribution to the unknown history of Cuba.
Director: Lucy Walker | Stars: Wim Wenders, Ry Cooder, Juan de Marcos González, Omara Portuondo
Votes: 483 | Gross: $0.12M
19. Cecilia (1982)
127 min | Drama
Cecilia, a Cuban girl of mixed race in violent 19th-century Cuba, is raised by her mother and grandmother as a courtesan. Soon, pale-skinned Cecilia catches the eye of the estate owner's ... See full summary »
Director: Humberto Solás | Stars: Daisy Granados, Imanol Arias, Raquel Revuelta, Miguel Benavides
20. Mayra Verónica: Mama Mia (2013 Music Video)
Star: Mayra Verónica
21. Molina's Borealis (2013)
15 min | Short, Fantasy
She is a young beautiful girl who lives life to the full. He is a man in his forties. They feel an unhealthy attraction for each other.
Director: Jorge Molina | Stars: Leticia León, Roberto Perdomo
22. Sergio and Sergei (2017)
93 min | Drama
A Russian cosmonaut is stranded on The Mir Space Station during the collapse of the Soviet Union.
Director: Ernesto Daranas | Stars: Tomás Cao, Héctor Noas, Ron Perlman, Yuliet Cruz
23. Life Is to Whistle (1998)
106 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Three characters in present-day Havana must choose between clinging to their self-restricting beliefs, or getting rid of them to live more freely. Ballerina Mariana has promised God ... See full summary »
Director: Fernando Pérez | Stars: Luis Alberto García, Coralia Veloz, Claudia Rojas, Ana Victoria Pérez
Votes: 697 | Gross: $0.06M
24. Santa & Andrés (2016)
105 min | Drama
The story of an improbable friendship between a revolutionary country girl and a noncompliant gay writer she has to watch over for three consecutive days.
Director: Carlos Lechuga | Stars: Lola Amores, Eduardo Martinez, Cesar Domínguez, Luna Tinoco
25. Horses (2015)
97 min | Drama
Caballos talks about marginal characters, virtually none will assists. Scenarios decadent, full of the weariness and boredom are the days that we played in luck. This work aims to delve ... See full summary »
Director: Fabián Suarez | Stars: Alejandro Halley, Pablo Guevara, Linnett Hernandez Valdes, Milton García
26. Catch Me If You Can (1959)
Director: Don Weis | Stars: Gilbert Roland, Dina Merrill, Greta Thyssen, Cesare Danova
27. Jeronimo (I) (2019)
93 min | Documentary, Biography, History
Born to Korean immigrant parents freed from indentured servitude in early twentieth century Mexico, Jerónimo Lim Kim joins the Cuban Revolution with his law school classmate Fidel Castro ... See full summary »
Director: Joseph Juhn
28. The Princess and the Magic Mirror (2014)
PG | 78 min | Animation, Adventure
In a magical world, small but brave Tom Little embarks on the adventure of a lifetime to release the kingdom from a spell and win the hand of a beautiful princess. But who is his true love: the king's daughter or the courageous thief?
Director: Ernesto Padrón | Stars: Carlos Blanco, Monti Castiñeiras, María Castro, Luis Iglesia
29. Habanastation (2011)
95 min | Drama, Fantasy
Directed mainly for kids, the film speaks of a Havana that "reveals two distinct faces, from the everyday life of a couple of kids", according to the film's official synopsis.
Director: Ian Padrón | Stars: Claudia Alvariño, Rubén Araujo, Blanca Rosa Blanco, René de la Cruz Jr.
30. The Other Christopher (1963)
115 min | Drama, Fantasy
The dictator Anastasio rules with an iron fist backed by business-men making deals and speeches about building canals, completely disconnected from the chaos amongst the population. ... See full summary »
Director: Armand Gatti | Stars: Jean Bouise, Marc Dudicourt, Alden Knight, Bertina Acevedo
31. Chamaco (2010)
90 min | Drama
When a young man is killed in Central Park in La Habana, a series of coincidences reveals that many of the night walkers that hang around the park are related to the crime.
Director: Juan Carlos Cremata Malberti | Stars: Fidel Betancourt, Aramís Delgado, Laura Ramos, Luis Alberto García
32. Riquimbili o El mundo de Nelsito (2022)
Nelsito, a 16-year-old autistic boy, runs away from home but is the victim of a car accident. While everyone is worried about him, he records every detail of his imagination, telling us about the dark and hidden side of those around him.
Director: Fernando Pérez | Stars: Paula Ali, Carlos Enrique Almirante, Jacqueline Arenal, José Raúl Castro
33. Alfa (2016)
18 min | Short, Drama
Director: Javier Ferreiro | Stars: Karel Fernández, Milton García, Fran López, Alain Rivalta
34. The Twelve Chairs (1962)
94 min | Comedy
When her country is taken over by socialist revolutionaries, a wealthy woman can't bear to give up all of her wealth and possessions to the new government, so she hides her jewels in one of... See full summary »
Director: Tomás Gutiérrez Alea | Stars: Enrique Santisteban, Reynaldo Miravalles, René Sánchez, Pilín Vallejo
35. The Silly Age (2006)
90 min | Drama
A drama about grandmother-grandson relationships.
Director: Pavel Giroud | Stars: Mercedes Sampietro, Iván Carreira, Susana Tejera, José Ángel Egido
36. Fiodor en el fiordo (2014)
25 min | Short, Drama, Family
Carlos and Gaby are brother and sister who live in a military reserve. They are part of a dysfunctional family where appearances are the most important thing. They keep a relationship based... See full summary »
Director: Fabián Suarez | Stars: Alejandro Halley, Gabriela Griffith, Amarilis Nunez, Mario Guerra
37. Sarima a.k.a. Molina's Borealis 2 (2014)
22 min | Short, Fantasy
East of the largest island of the Antilles, Cuba, in the city of Gibara Raúl, an actor who has been invited to the film festival sees a beautiful young woman who comes out of the sea with a... See full summary »
Director: Jorge Molina | Stars: Raúl Capote, Leticia León, René de la Cruz Jr., María Gowland
38. A Very Old Man with Enormous Wings (1988)
Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Fantasy
Director: Fernando Birri | Stars: Daisy Granados, Asdrúbal Meléndez, Luis Alberto Ramírez, Adolfo Llauradó
39. Una novia para David (1985)
103 min | Comedy, Romance
A shy country boy gets caught between the peer pressure of his buddies and his love for an overweight, strong willed but likable girl.
Director: Orlando Rojas | Stars: Jorge Luis Álvarez, María Isabel Díaz Lago, Francisco Gattorno, Edith Massola
40. Últimos días en La Habana (2016)
R | 93 min | Drama
A Cuban man dying of AIDS in Havana.
Director: Fernando Pérez | Stars: Jorge Martínez, Gabriela Ramos, Yailene Sierra, Patricio Wood
41. The Music Island (I) (2021)
From the author's pencil to the heart of the public, Cuban musical creation undertakes a bumpy journey. This documentary reflects today's globalized society and its growing tendency for the detachment from its cultural identity.
Director: Pao Fraga | Stars: Jesús Gómez Cairo, Carlos Díaz, Mario Escalona, Samuel Formell
42. Truck Driver (2012)
29 min | Short, Drama
In a boarding school, Raidel is witness to the abuse suffered by his schoolmate Randy.
Director: Sebastián Miló | Stars: Héctor Medina, Reinier Díaz, Osvaldo Doimeadiós, Broselianda Hernández
43. Retrato de Teresa (1979)
103 min | Drama
Teresa is overwhelmed: with a husband, three young sons, a job as a crew leader in a textile factory, and volunteer commitments as cultural leader of her union. Her husband, Ramón, wants ... See full summary »
Director: Pastor Vega | Stars: Idalia Anreus, Miguel Benavides, Samuel Claxton, Elsa Gay
44. Defiant Souls (2019)
94 min | Drama
1810. Enrique Faber, a Swiss surgeon, lands in Cuba in search for his son. After a few weeks of investigation, he is told that his son was burnt alive in the attack on a plantation led by a... See full summary »
Directors: Laura Cazador, Fernando Pérez | Stars: Betiza Bismark Calderón, Antonio Buíl, Camila Carballo, Giselle González
45. Affair in Havana (1957)
Not Rated | 77 min | Crime, Film-Noir
Songwriter falls in love with a crippled man's wife.
Director: Laslo Benedek | Stars: John Cassavetes, Raymond Burr, Sara Shane, Lilia Lazo
46. While the Night Falls (2023)
18 min | Short
While The Night Falls (Mientras Anochece) is an intimate portrait of the lives of Delvys and Carlos, siblings who live alone with their elderly mother in a rural part of a small Cuban town.... See full summary »
Director: Amir Aether Valen | Stars: Carlos Escalona Ruiz, Delvys Escalona Ruiz, Jacinta Ruiz Hernández
47. Mujer transparente (1990)
100 min | Drama
Five different women struggle for identity and self-esteem in their love relationships. A bittersweet image of Cuban reality.
Directors: Orlando Rojas, Mario Crespo, Ana Rodríguez, Mayra Segura, Mayra Valasi, Héctor Veitia | Stars: Leonardo Armas, Leonor Arocha, Orlando Fundichely, Mirta Ibarra
48. Tundra (2021)
30 min | Short, Fantasy, Mystery
Walfrido dreams of the Red Woman, whose image persists and becomes an obsession. Something tells him she is near. Over the course of a day, Walfrido will follow her trail as he travels through the suburbs of an infested city.
Director: José Luis Aparicio Ferrera | Stars: Mario Guerra, Neisy Alpízar, Laura Molina, Jorge Molina
49. Armageddon 2 (2017)
5 min | Short
The internet in Cuba is very slow. Movies, television, and information are exchanged through a black market system of media distribution via external hard drives known as "el paquete semanal."
Director: Corey Hughes | Stars: Michel Brintori, José Antoine Cernuda
50. Sandino (1990)
135 min | Biography, Drama
The US tried to occupy Nicaragua in 1927. General Cesar Augusto Sandino and his guerrillas begin armed resistance.
Director: Miguel Littin | Stars: Kris Kristofferson, Joaquim de Almeida, Dean Stockwell, Ángela Molina