Cuba (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. I Am Cuba (1964)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama, History, War

8.0
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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

Votes: 7,150 | Gross: $0.16M

2. Un Traductor (2018)

107 min | Drama

7.1
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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, Milda Gecaite, Nataliya Rodina

Votes: 151 | Gross: $0.01M

3. Strawberry and Chocolate (1993)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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This Oscar nominated film is the story of two men who are opposites, one gay, the other straight, one a fierce communist, the other a fierce individualist, one suspicious, the other accepting, and how they come to love each other.

Directors: Tomás Gutiérrez Alea, Juan Carlos Tabío | Stars: Jorge Perugorría, Vladimir Cruz, Mirta Ibarra, Francisco Gattorno

Votes: 4,916 | Gross: $2.08M

4. Memories of Underdevelopment (1968)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama

7.8
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A Cuban man cycles through his repressed opinions and memories as the threat of foreign invasion intensifies and the rest of his family retreats to Miami.

Director: Tomás Gutiérrez Alea | Stars: Sergio Corrieri, Daisy Granados, Eslinda Núñez, Omar Valdés

Votes: 3,128 | Gross: $0.03M

5. A Tuba to Cuba (2018)

82 min | Documentary, History, Music

8.1
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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: 61 | Gross: $0.11M

6. The Silly Age (2006)

90 min | Drama

6.8
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A drama about grandmother-grandson relationships.

Director: Pavel Giroud | Stars: Mercedes Sampietro, Iván Carreira, Susana Tejera, José Ángel Egido

Votes: 188

7. Sergio & Sergei (2017)

93 min | Drama

6.7
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A Russian cosmonaut is stranded on The Mir Space Station during the collapse of the Soviet Union.

Director: Ernesto Daranas | Stars: Camila Arteche, A.J. Buckley, Ana Gloria Buduén, Tomás Cao

Votes: 248

8. Buena Vista Social Club: Adios (2017)

PG | 110 min | Documentary

6.9
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67 Metascore

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: Ibrahim Ferrer, Omara Portuondo, Eliades Ochoa, Manuel 'Guajiro' Mirabal

Votes: 255 | Gross: $0.12M

9. Ferozz: The Wild Red Riding Hood (2010)

70 min | Fantasy, Horror

4.4
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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

Votes: 118

10. Conducta (2014)

108 min | Drama

7.6
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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

Votes: 1,158

11. The Extraordinary Journey of Celeste Garcia (2018)

Comedy, Sci-Fi

7.0
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Celeste is a widow living a tranquil, unadventurous existence in Havana, fulfilling her daily shifts as a tour guide at the local planetarium. One day when several "Cubans" mysteriously ... See full summary »

Director: Arturo Infante | Stars: María Isabel Díaz Lago, Omar Franco, Néstor Jiménez, Yerlín Pérez

Votes: 46

12. Extinción (2018)

Documentary, Short

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An amusement park in Cuba, apparently abandoned, is still alive thanks to a couple of workers who keep the smile resisting an imminent extinction.

Director: Pablo Hernández García | Stars: Joaquin Savigne, Francisco Tumbarel

13. Guantanamera (1995)

TV-14 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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It is a satire about life in Cuba. The members of a funeral procession and some truckdrivers who have to take the same route begin to talk about god and the world ending up in discovering ... See full summary »

Directors: Tomás Gutiérrez Alea, Juan Carlos Tabío | Stars: Carlos Cruz, Mirta Ibarra, Jorge Perugorría, Raúl Eguren

Votes: 1,332 | Gross: $0.75M

14. The Last Supper (1976)

120 min | Drama

7.5
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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

Votes: 486

15. Mantis Nest (2018)

118 min | Drama | Completed

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It's the summer of 1994 in the small Cuban village of Siboney, during the migratory crisis with the United States. Sugar (25), has only ten days to convince both public prosecutor Fernando ... See full summary »

Director: Arturo Sotto Díaz | Stars: Armando Miguel Gómez, Yara Massiel, Luis Alberto García, Caleb Casas

16. Santa & Andrés (2016)

105 min | Drama

6.7
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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

Votes: 121

17. Insumisa (2018)

94 min | Drama

8.4
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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, Laura Cazador | Stars: Antonio Buíl, Mario Guerra, Héctor Noas, Sylvie Testud

Votes: 5

18. Cecilia (1982)

127 min | Drama

6.7
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A story of the society that dominated 19th-century Cuba, a society divided between whites, blacks, and those who were mixed, the mulattos. (Since the Spanish conquistadors killed off the ... See full summary »

Director: Humberto Solás | Stars: Daisy Granados, Imanol Arias, Raquel Revuelta, Miguel Benavides

Votes: 104

19. Madrigal (2007)

112 min | Sci-Fi

6.1
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"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

Votes: 103

20. Death of a Bureaucrat (1966)

Unrated | 85 min | Comedy

7.8
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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, Omar Alfonso

Votes: 899

21. ¡Vampiros en La Habana! (1985)

Not Rated | 80 min | Animation, Comedy, Horror

7.0
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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 González

Votes: 1,107

22. Lucía (1968)

160 min | Drama

7.2
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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 1930's, and the 1960's.

Director: Humberto Solás | Stars: Raquel Revuelta, Eslinda Núñez, Adela Legrá, Eduardo Moure

Votes: 630

23. El techo (2016)

Not Rated | 75 min | Drama

7.1
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Three young Cubans crowded into a decaying neighborhood of Havana, imagine prosperous futures for themselves, as they struggle to meet the demands of everyday life.

Director: Patricia Ramos | Stars: Enmanuel Galbán, Andrea Doimeadiós, Jonathan Navarro Elóseguis, Noslen Sánchez

Votes: 40

24. The Princess and the Magic Mirror (2014)

PG | 78 min | Animation, Adventure

5.5
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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

Votes: 91

25. El otro Cristóbal (1963)

115 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.7
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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: Bertina Acevedo, Jean Bouise, Pierre Chaussat, Marc Dudicourt

Votes: 14

26. La emboscada (2015)

104 min | Drama

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When a troop of soldiers in ambushed in the jungle, two older men and a young one survive and hide, and as they wait to be rescued, they evoke dramatic memories of their past lives.

Director: Alejandro Gil | Stars: Caleb Casas, Tomás Cao, Patricio Wood, Armando Miguel Gómez

27. Nothing More (2001)

90 min | Comedy, Romance

6.2
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In Havana, a post office branch is more than a place of bureaucratic rules and regulations to ensure effective public services. This is where Carla Perez works. A young dreamer, this ... See full summary »

Director: Juan Carlos Cremata Malberti | Stars: Thais Valdés, Nacho Lugo, Daisy Granados, Paula Ali

Votes: 299

28. Habanastation (2011)

95 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.7
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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.

Votes: 183

29. Havana Suite (2003)

80 min | Documentary

7.5
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55 Metascore

Dawn breaks in La Habana, and as the day advances we follow the simple lives of ten ordinary Cubans, with only sounds and images accompanied by music.

Director: Fernando Pérez | Stars: Francisquito Cardet, Francisco Cardet, Norma Pérez, Waldo Morales

Votes: 559

30. Life is to Whistle (1998)

106 min | Drama

6.8
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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: José Andrade, Maudelet Badia, Elena Bolaños, Rolando Brito

Votes: 657 | Gross: $0.06M

31. Sarima a.k.a. Molina's Borealis 2 (2014)

22 min | Short, Fantasy

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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

32. Armageddon 2 (2017)

5 min | Short

4.4
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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

Votes: 10

33. The Battle of Chile: Part II (1976)

Not Rated | 88 min | Documentary

8.2
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Taking place during the Chilean Coup d'état in 1973, this film opens with the attempted military coup of June 1973, which is put down by troops loyal to the government. The left is divided ... See full summary »

Director: Patricio Guzmán | Stars: Salvador Allende, Carlos Altamirano, Fernando Castillo, Luis Corvalán

Votes: 822

34. Casa De Mi Madre (2017)

12 min | Short, Drama, Mystery

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A fire rages in the woods near a village. This fire triggers a memory in a lonely, middle-aged woman. And this memory pushes her to utter aloud the words she's always wanted to say.

Director: Frank Mosley | Stars: Carmen Rodriguez, Nilda Diaz, Christian Jaime

35. Donde vas tù... (2019)

Documentary | Filming

The "Punto Cubano", one of the most important folkloric manifestations of the Cuban music is dying out. A young man interested in its fate makes a journey full of musical research that ultimately leads him to the way to keep it alive.

Director: Pao Fraga | Stars: Pao Fraga, Samuel Formell, Oni Acosta, Erdwin Vishot

36. El Regreso (2018)

Drama, Thriller

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Detective Patricia goes back to her hometown to find the rapist behind a fifteen year old case.

Directors: Blanca Rosa Blanco, Alberto Luberta | Stars: Blanca Rosa Blanco, Yadier Fernández, Verónica Lynn, Jorge Martínez

37. El Benny (2006)

132 min | Drama, Musical

7.5
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Based on the life of Benny Moré, the film concentrates on a period in the early 1950s when Moré leaves the orchestra of Duany and starts his own 'Banda Gigante'. In flashback we learn of ... See full summary »

Director: Jorge Luis Sánchez | Stars: Rakel Adriana, Ulyk Anello, Renny Arozarena, Laura De la Uz

Votes: 60

38. Alfa (2016)

18 min | Short, Drama

6.2
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Director: Javier Ferreiro | Stars: Karel Fernández, Milton García, Fran López, Alain Rivalta

Votes: 24

39. Inocencia (2018)

121 min | Drama

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On november 27th, 1871 one of the most atrocious events happened in the Cuban territory, the regiment of voluntarys of the spanish army along with the Spaniard corrupt government that ruled... See full summary »

Director: Alejandro Gil | Stars: Yasmani Guerrero, Luis Manuel Álvarez, Héctor Noas, Yadier Fernández

40. One Way or Another (1977)

78 min | Drama

6.8
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Film about Miraflores, a housing development built in 1962.

Director: Sara Gómez | Stars: Mario Balmaseda, Yolanda Cuéllar, Mario Limonta, Isaura Mendoza

Votes: 138

41. Affair in Havana (1957)

Not Rated | 77 min | Crime, Film-Noir

5.8
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Songwriter falls in love with a crippled man's wife.

Director: Laslo Benedek | Stars: John Cassavetes, Raymond Burr, Sara Shane, Lilia Lazo

Votes: 129

42. Retrato de Teresa (1979)

103 min | Drama

7.2
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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

Votes: 121

43. Últimos días en La Habana (2016)

R | 93 min | Drama

7.2
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A Cuban man dying of AIDS in Havana.

Director: Fernando Pérez | Stars: Jorge Martínez, Gabriela Ramos, Yailene Sierra, Patricio Wood

Votes: 146

44. Catch Me If You Can (1959)

Drama

6.3
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Director: Don Weis | Stars: Gilbert Roland, Dina Merrill, Greta Thyssen, Cesare Danova

Votes: 15

45. El Secadero (2018)

28 min | Short, Drama

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While two police officers try to find the stolen severed head of a colleague, two other officers find the corpse of a woman.

Director: José Luis Aparicio Ferrera | Stars: Eduardo Martinez, Raúl Capote, Mónica Molinet, Jorge Molina

46. Sandino (1991)

135 min | Biography, Drama

6.7
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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

Votes: 85

47. Los sobrevivientes (1979)

130 min | Drama

7.2
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An aristocratic family decides to isolate themselves from the changes brought by the revolution and begin living History in reverse. A surreal voyage from Socialism to cannibalism.

Director: Tomás Gutiérrez Alea | Stars: Enrique Santisteban, Juanita Caldevilla, Germán Pinelli, Ana Viña

Votes: 95

48. Boleto al paraíso (2010)

88 min | Drama

6.3
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Eunice is a teenage girl who is running away from her father's sexual harassment. Alejandro is a young rocker who breaks into a drugstore and escapes to Havana with a couple of friends. ... See full summary »

Director: Gerardo Chijona | Stars: Miriel Cejas, Héctor Medina, Blanca Rosa Blanco, Laura De la Uz

Votes: 68

49. Melaza (2012)

80 min | Drama

6.7
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With the closure of the sugar mill, the little town of Molasses is devastated, lifeless. Aldo and Monica are a young married couple who want to find a way to survive. By supporting each ... See full summary »

Director: Carlos Lechuga | Stars: Yuliet Cruz, Armando Miguel Gómez, Luis Antonio Gotti, Ana Gloria Buduén

Votes: 102

50. The Twelve Chairs (1962)

94 min | Comedy

7.0
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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 all of her treasures... See full summary »

Director: Tomás Gutiérrez Alea | Stars: Enrique Santisteban, Reynaldo Miravalles, René Sánchez, Pilín Vallejo

Votes: 213


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