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1. Alice in Wondertown (1991)

90 min | Comedy

A satire about the life of the Cuban people. Alicia, a culture instructor, is sent to a small town "Maravillas", which is itself an exaggerated, but very ingenious reflection of the real ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Díaz Torres | Stars: Thais Valdés, Vanessa Carballido, Carlos Cruz, Idalmis Del Risco

Votes: 115

2. Demasiado miedo a la vida o Plaff (1988)

90 min | Comedy

A superstitious middle-aged woman falls in love with a taxi driver, while trying to learn the identity of the unseen person tossing eggs at her.

Director: Juan Carlos Tabío | Stars: Daisy Granados, Thais Valdés, Raúl Pomares, Jorge Cao

Votes: 102

3. Horn of Plenty (2008)

108 min | Comedy

In a poor rural Cuban town, Bernardo's large extended family can just make ends meet. Then they learn about a trial to distribute among the many bearers of their name the proceeds of a ... See full summary »

Director: Juan Carlos Tabío | Stars: Jorge Perugorría, Enrique Molina, Paula Ali, Yoima Valdés

Votes: 316

4. The Adventures of Juan Quin Quin (1967)

112 min | Comedy

The metamorphoses of Juan Quin Quin, in turns bullfighter, guerrilla fighter and sacristan.

Director: Julio García Espinosa | Stars: Júlio Martínez, Erdwin Fernández, Adelaida Raymat, Enrique Santisteban

Votes: 94

5. House for Swap (1985)

103 min | Comedy

Gloria, Yolanda's mother, exchanges their old house in Guanabacoa for a modern apartment in Vedado to keep Yolanda away from her boyfriend, but her plans soon backfire.

Director: Juan Carlos Tabío | Stars: Mario Balmaseda, Rine Cruz, Rosita Fornés, Mirta Ibarra

Votes: 71

8. Una noche (2012)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Romance

68 Metascore

In Havana, Raul dreams of escaping to Miami. Accused of assault, he appeals to Elio to help him reach the forbidden world 90 miles across the ocean. One night, full of hope, they face the biggest challenge of their lives.

Director: Lucy Mulloy | Stars: Dariel Arrechaga, Anailín de la Rúa de la Torre, Javier Núñez Florián, María Adelaida Méndez Bonet

Votes: 1,766 | Gross: $0.07M

10. Forbidden Flights (2015)

115 min | Romance

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, hecho que los... See full synopsis »

Director: Rigoberto López | Stars: Sanâa Alaoui, Pablo Fernandez Gallo, Daisy Granados, Mario Balmaseda

Votes: 8

12. Black and Cuba (2015)

PG | 83 min | Documentary, Adventure, History

'Black and Cuba' follows street-smart students, who are outcasts at an elite Ivy League university, as they band together and adventure to Cuba to see if revolution is truly possible. While... See full summary »

Director: Robin J. Hayes | Stars: Fidel Castro, Angela Davis, Ernesto 'Che' Guevara, Fred Hampton

Votes: 23

13. Comandante (2003)

Not Rated | 99 min | Documentary

Documentary on the director's meeting with Castro.

Director: Oliver Stone | Stars: Fidel Castro, Oliver Stone, Juanita Vera, Ernesto 'Che' Guevara

Votes: 3,540

14. Dear Mister Obama

Drama | Announced

After his young son dies trying to reach the U.S., Cuban mechanic Pablo Cartero decides to cross the Straits of Florida in a 1949 Mercury car converted to a boat, to personally persuade President Obama to stop the embargo on Cuba.

15. Fidelity (2004)

48 min | Documentary

Cuba, 2003. The contradictory emotions of Cuba, which give a face and a feeling for a political circumstance, are revealed as a night in Malecón Havanero goes by. Fidelity illustrates the ... See full summary »

Director: Juan Zapata | Stars: Ricardo Becerra, Juan Zapata

16. Papa Hemingway in Cuba (2015)

R | 110 min | Biography, Drama

37 Metascore

In 1959, a young journalist ventures to Havana, Cuba to meet his idol, the legendary Ernest Hemingway who helped him find his literary voice, while the Cuban Revolution comes to a boil around them.

Director: Bob Yari | Stars: Giovanni Ribisi, Joely Richardson, Adrian Sparks, Minka Kelly

Votes: 1,283 | Gross: $1.12M

17. Papeles secundarios (1989)

117 min | Drama

An aging actress gets trapped in the generational conflicts and political scheming of a well-known but decaying theater company and loses her career and the hope of ever loving again. ... See full summary »

Director: Orlando Rojas | Stars: Luisa Pérez-Nieto, Ernesto Tapia, Rosita Fornés, Juan Luis Galiardo

Votes: 40

18. El techo (2016)

Not Rated | 75 min | Drama

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: 44

19. Reina y Rey (1994)

100 min | Drama

Reina is an old and lonely widow whose only companion is a little black dog called Rey. When the dog disappears, Reina begins to question her own existence. Suddenly, her old patrons (who ... See full summary »

Director: Julio García Espinosa | Stars: Consuelo Vidal, Coralia Veloz, Rogelio Blain, Miriam Socarras

Votes: 25

21. Unfinished Spaces (2011)

Not Rated | 86 min | Documentary

Cuba's ambitious National Art Schools project, designed by three young artists in the wake of Castro's Revolution, is neglected, nearly forgotten, then ultimately rediscovered as a visionary architectural masterpiece.

Directors: Benjamin Murray, Alysa Nahmias | Stars: Vittorio Garatti, Roberto Gottardi, Ricardo Porro

Votes: 81

22. The Blue Fish (2017)

29 min | Short, Drama, Romance

A simultaneous trip between the memories and the present of Ernesto, leads us into fragments of his life in Cuba next to Clara, while he survives in an exile without meaning.

Director: Aram Vidal | Stars: Ernesto del Cañal, Yare Santana

23. They Are We (2014)

Not Rated | 77 min | Documentary, History

Can a family separated by the transatlantic slave trade sing and dance its way back together? In Perico, Cuba is an Afro-Cuban group that has kept alive songs and dances brought aboard a ... See full summary »

Director: Emma Christopher | Stars: Joe Allie, Lucy Amara, Cuco Casanova, Emma Christopher

Votes: 16

24. Curtain of Water (2013)

53 min | Documentary, History | Completed

In 'Curtain of Water', photographer Joe Guerriero sets out to make sense of the U.S. trade embargo of Cuba. Through conversations with people from all walks of life, in and outside of Cuba,... See full summary »

Director: Joe Guerriero

25. Secundaria (2014)

100 min | Documentary, Drama, Music

Ballet in Cuba is a national institution, revered by all. It is also a way to climb out of poverty and achieve a better life. Yet for one young ballerina, even that isn't enough. Also known... See full summary »

Director: Mary Jane Doherty

Votes: 10

26. Cuba feliz (2000)

96 min | Documentary, Music

62 Metascore

Seventy-six-year-old Cuban street musician Miguel Del Morales, known as El Gallo (The Rooster), travels around Cuba with his guitar, making music in the homes of friends, in bars, and on ... See full summary »

Director: Karim Dridi | Stars: Miguel Del Morales, Pepín Vaillant, Mirta Gonzáles, Aníbal Ávila

Votes: 168 | Gross: $0.02M

27. Habana - Arte nuevo de hacer ruinas (2006)

86 min | Documentary

The final moments of Havana's buildings seen through the eyes of their inhabitants: before they are renovated - or collapsed altogether.

Director: Florian Borchmeyer

Votes: 61

28. Gay Cuba (1996)

Not Rated | 57 min | Documentary

"Gay Cuba takes a candid look at one of Cuba's most controversial human rights issues: the treatment of gay and lesbian people since the Cuban Revolution of 1959. This one hour documentary ... See full summary »

Director: Sonja De Vries | Star: Jennifer Maytorena Taylor

Votes: 19

29. Improper Conduct (1984)

112 min | Documentary

An examination of Cuba's "moral purges" that began in 1964 with UMAP camps for those suspected of or found guilty of "improper conduct." Key moments brought outside attention to these ... See full summary »

Directors: Néstor Almendros, Orlando Jiménez Leal | Stars: Lorenzo Monreal, Jorge Lago, Julio Medina, César Bermudez

Votes: 104

30. Che: A New Man (2010)

124 min | Documentary

Biography built from unpublished military and family archive material, highlights the formation of Ernesto Guevara, his poetic view of reality, his thought at the service of action and his desire for the construction of a new world.

Director: Tristán Bauer

Votes: 136

31. Un Viaje con Fidel (2015)

60 min | Documentary

In 1979, Jon Alpert, a young journalist from New York who worked for NBC and had already accomplished several journalistic works in Cuba, had the audacity to ask the Cuban government to ... See full summary »

Director: Eduardo Suarez

Votes: 5

32. Waiting for Fidel (1974)

58 min | Documentary

Documentary about a film crew's failed attempt at interviewing Fidel Castro while in Cuba.

Director: Michael Rubbo | Stars: Fidel Castro, Erich Honecker, Bernabe Ordez, Michael Rubbo

Votes: 107

33. 638 Ways to Kill Castro (2006 TV Movie)

78 min | Documentary, History

Dollan Cannell's documentary on the hundreds of alleged plots to assassinate Fidel Castro, and a look at the evolution of Cuban politics.

Director: Dollan Cannell | Stars: Wayne Smith, Enrique Encinosa, Enrique Ovares, Fabian Escalante

Votes: 415

34. Company Man (2000)

PG-13 | 86 min | Comedy

18 Metascore

A high school teacher in the 60s becomes an international spy and becomes involved in a plot to overthrow Fidel Castro.

Directors: Peter Askin, Douglas McGrath | Stars: Douglas McGrath, Sigourney Weaver, Paul Guilfoyle, Jeffrey Jones

Votes: 1,939 | Gross: $0.15M

35. Fidel (1971 TV Movie)

95 min | Documentary

FIDEL provides a unique view of Cuba's controversial and most polarizing leader. In 1968, Castro took filmmaker and activist Saul Landau on a weeklong jeep ride through the eastern ... See full summary »

Directors: Saul Landau, Nina Serrano

Votes: 25

38. Buena Vista Social Club (1999)

G | 105 min | Documentary, Music

81 Metascore

Aging Cuban musicians whose talents had been virtually forgotten following Castro's takeover of Cuba, are brought out of retirement by Ry Cooder, who travelled to Havana in order to bring the musicians together, resulting in triumphant performances of extraordinary music, and resurrecting the musicians' careers.

Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: Compay Segundo, Ibrahim Ferrer, Rubén González, Octavio Calderon

Votes: 15,869 | Gross: $7.00M

39. Nature (1982– )
Episode: Cuba: The Accidental Eden (2010)

TV-G | Documentary, Family

Cuba may have been restricted politically and economically for the past 50 years. but at the same time, the island became a safe haven for rare and intriguing animals. What will the future bring to this untouched wilderness?

Stars: Sebastian Arcelus, Lisa Carter, Ron McClary, Paul Mercier

Votes: 40

40. The Nature of Things (1960– )
Episode: Cuba: The Accidental Revolution (2006)


Two documentaries celebrating Cuba's success in providing for itself in the face of a massive economic crisis, and how its latest revolutions - an agricultural revolution and a revolution ... See full summary »

41. Cuba y Angola: Respuesta a la escalada sudafricana (1988)

180 min | Documentary

Cuban military personnel tell the story of the intervention of Cuba's armed forces on behalf of Angola's revolutionary government in the 1980s to defend it from attack by the pro-apartheid forces of South Africa.

Director: Víctor Martín | Star: Oscar de los Reyes

42. Cuba and the Cameraman (2017)

113 min | Documentary

82 Metascore

Life in Cuba for three struggling families over the course of 45 years, from the cautious optimism of the early 1970s to the harrowing 1990s after the fall of the Soviet Union and the 2016 death of Fidel Castro.

Director: Jon Alpert

Votes: 2,222

43. Mariela Castro's March (2016)

TV-14 | 39 min | Documentary, Short

[HBO] HD. This documentary takes a rare look inside Cuba's LGBT community, which is flourishing thanks to the efforts of Mariela Castro.

Director: Jon Alpert | Star: Mariela Castro

Votes: 17

44. The Hands of Che Guevara (2006)

In 1997 the body of Che Guevara was unearthed under a runway in Bolivia. With this discovery the last mystery of his life and death seemed to be resolved. Untill it became apparent that his hands were missing.

Director: Peter De Kock

Votes: 15

48. Sicko (2007)

PG-13 | 123 min | Documentary, Drama