Movies and TV shows set in havana cuba

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in havana cuba ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, stylized, surprise ending, semi serious and melancholic films and TV shows about / with murder, culture clash, betrayal, death, male nudity, society, brutality, storytelling, dialogue and politics plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, Cuba, Spain and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as havana cuba: Viva (2015), Miami Vice (2006), Havana (1990), Strawberry and Chocolate (1993), Die Another Day (2002), Cuba (1979), Day of the Flowers (2012), Transformers: The Last Knight (2017), The Tattoo Chase (1989), Svindlande Affärer (1985).

List of movies set in havana cuba

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Viva (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Ireland
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Jesús, a young hairdresser, works at a Havana nightclub for drag performers, and dreams of being a performer himself. Encouraged by his mentor, Mama, Jesús finally gets his chance to take the stage. But when Angel, his estranged father, abruptly ...
Plot: father son relationship, gay, anal sex, gay sex, lung cancer, pregnancy, dysfunctional family, gay lead character, hustler, boxer, gay son, gay slur ...
Place: havana cuba
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 6.0
 102K
Miami Vice (2006)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA, Germany, Paraguay, Uruguay
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Miami Vice is a feature film based on the 1980s action drama TV series. The film tells the story of vice detectives Crockett and Tubbs and how their personal and professional lives are dangerously getting mixed.
Style: rough, suspenseful, serious, suspense, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: drug lord, drug dealing, police investigation, mole, crime, law enforcement, tough law enforcer, partners, buddies, working undercover, partners against crime, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: miami, havana cuba, usa, florida, south america ...
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 6.1
 7K
Havana (1990)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: An American professional gambler named Jack Weil (Redford) decides to visit Havana, Cuba to gamble. On the boat to Havana, he meets Roberta Duran (Olin), the wife of a revolutionary, Arturo (Julia). Shortly after their arrival, Arturo is taken away ...
Style: realistic, touching, sentimental, stylized, atmospheric ...
Plot: gambling, politics, love triangle, revolution, gambler, romance, gangsters, political unrest, dishonesty, fall in love, cons and scams, love and romance ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, year 1958, year 1959
Place: cuba, latin america, havana cuba, australia, caribbean
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Strawberry and Chocolate (1993)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Cuba, Mexico, Spain, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Havana, Cuba, 1979. Flamboyantly gay artist Diego (Jorge Perugorría) attempts to seduce the straight and strait-laced David, an idealistic young communist, and fails dismally. But David conspires to become friends with Diego so he can monitor the ...
Style: touching, realistic, semi serious, clever, sincere ...
Plot: communism, friendship, gay, politics, homosexuality, gays and lesbians, gender, human nature, platonic, gem, love affair, fall in love ...
Time: 90s, year 1979
Place: cuba, havana cuba, latin america
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 6.1
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Die Another Day (2002)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Thriller
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Bond takes on a North Korean leader who undergoes DNA replacement procedures that allow him to assume different identities. American agent, Jinx Johnson assists Bond in his attempt to thwart the villain's plans to exploit a satellite that is ...
Style: exciting, sexy, twists and turns, entertaining, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, spy, laser, destruction, secret service agent, british secret service, cia, world domination, helicopter, 007, master villain, undercover ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: north korea, havana cuba, hong kong, iceland, sydney australia ...
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Cuba (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: USA
Duration: 122 min.
Story: A British mercenary arrives in pre-Revolution Cuba to help train the corrupt General Batista's army against Castro's guerrillas while he also romances a former lover now married to an unscrupulous plantation owner.
Style: cynical, realistic, witty, serious, rough ...
Plot: politics, infidelity, mercenary, political unrest, dishonesty, danger, couple relations, state affairs, love and romance, couples, introspection, society ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: cuba, havana cuba, latin america, caribbean
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Day of the Flowers (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Cuba
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Two young, strong-willed Scottish sisters, one a left-wing activist, the other a most-popular-girl-in-school type, take their late father's ashes to Cuba, the site of many family legends of his services to the Revolution. Arriving in Havana, ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, romance, nothing goes right, siblings relations, family relations, disorder, society, interracial friendship, hit by a car, cat, implied sex, lock of hair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cuba, latin america, havana cuba
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Transformers: The Last Knight (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, China, Canada
Duration: 154 min.
Story: Autobots and Decepticons are at war, with humans on the sidelines. Optimus Prime is gone. The key to saving our future lies buried in the secrets of the past, in the hidden history of Transformers on Earth.
Style: surprise ending, cliffhanger, entertaining, absurd, idiotic ...
Plot: robot, end of the world, artificial intelligence, man versus machine, knight, culture clash, giant robots, technology, fight scenes, alternate reality, revenge, survival ...
Time: middle ages, 2010s, future
Place: england, washington d.c., china, africa, tower bridge london ...
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The Tattoo Chase (1989)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: USA, South Africa
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In order to receive an inheritance, Howie Goldman must comb the globe and find a woman with a deposit box number tattooed on her derrière.
Plot: heir, godfather, sheik, mother superior, costume, belly dancer, harem, obscene finger gesture, mob, crocodile, nun, tattoo ...
Place: california, cuba, rome italy, saudi arabia, havana cuba ...
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Svindlande Affärer (1985)
Genre: Comedy, Crime
Country: Sweden, UK, Cuba
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Gösta Eriksson, a hairdresser, buys a car from used-car dealer Bertil Planåker. But Gösta soon discovers that the car is a wreck. Planåker won't give him his money back, in fact he denies ever having seen Gösta. Gösta's brother Rolle ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: bicycle, dance contest, car salesman, scam, crocodile, ex convict, church, fish, nightclub, explosion
Place: cuba, havana cuba
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The Twelve Chairs (1962)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Cuba
Duration: 94 min.
Story: 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 in the 12 chairs of a dining-room set. After her death ...
Plot: socialism, chair, cultural revolution, auction, cuban revolution, clown, circus, fortune teller, priest
Place: havana cuba
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Nada+ (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Cuba, Spain, France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Carla, a young postal worker in Havana, spends her days postmarking thousands of letters and dreaming of the day when she can be reunited with her parents, who moved to Miami when she was fifteen. To fulfill her longing for intimacy, she opens ...
Plot: male female relationship, green card, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, letter, happiness, lottery, post office, boredom, immigration, bureaucracy, boss ...
Place: havana cuba
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Un paraíso bajo las estrellas (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: Spain, Cuba
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Like her mother before her, beautiful Sissy wants to be a dancer at the Tropicana, Havana's famous cabaret. But her father, Candido, forbids her to do so because of his ongoing grudge against Armando, his former rival and choreographer at the ...
Plot: dancer, nightclub, false accusation, truck driver, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, biker, abandoned by mother, interlinked stories, choreographer, happiness, mistaken identity ...
Place: cuba, havana cuba
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 6.7
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Fast 8 (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: China, USA, Japan
Duration: 136 min.
Story: When a mysterious woman seduces Dom into the world of crime and a betrayal of those closest to him, the crew face trials that will test them as never before.
Style: entertaining, exciting, surprise ending, tense, captivating ...
Plot: betrayal, chase, rescue mission, mysterious woman, car chase, technology, revenge, cars, racing, submarine, fight scenes, family ...
Time: 2010s
Place: havana cuba, cuba, russia, manhattan new york city, berlin germany ...
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 5.2
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Che! (1969)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Biography of Argentinian revolutionary Ernesto "Che" Guevara, who helped Fidel Castro in his struggle against the corrupt Batista regime, eventually resulting in the overthrow of that government and Castro's taking over of Cuba. The ...
Style: realistic, captivating, exciting, thought provoking, serious
Plot: revolution, injustice, rebellion, rebelliousness, society, battles, idealism, hopes, chaos, political unrest, folk hero, heroes ...
Place: bolivia, cuba, latin america, havana cuba
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The Fantastic World of Juan Orol (2012)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama
Country: Mexico
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Mexico’s half-forgotten B-movie master, “involuntary surrealist” Juan Orol (1897–1988), receives a pitch-perfect tribute in this deft, irresistible love letter to a self-made man of showbiz whose career spanned half a century and nearly 60 ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: filmmaking, ambition, showbiz, couples, gangsters, artists and showbiz, athlete's life, gangster, artist, film reel, death of son, film set ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: mexico, spain, latin america, cuba, mexico city ...
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Echoes from the Dead (2013)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 99 min.
Story: On a foggy day, Julia‘s six-year-old son Jens is called missing. Despite a thorough search, the boy is never found. Twenty years later, Julia’s father receives one of the shoes Jens was wearing the day he disappeared. Who sent it? Why? Is the ...
Style: mind bending, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: missing child, island, missing person, crimes, riddles and clues, mystery, deadly, survival, danger, single parent, middle aged woman, sawed off shotgun ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, 1940s, year 1972
Place: sweden, cuba, havana cuba
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Voyage of the Damned (1976)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 155 min.
Story: A luxury liner carries Jewish refugees from Hitler's Germany in a desperate fight for survival.
Style: tense, bleak, serious, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: holocaust, ship, anti semitism, survival, cruise, confined, against humanity, war, society, misfit, rescue, racism ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s
Place: germany, cuba, latin america, europe, hamburg germany ...
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Life is to Whistle (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cuba, Spain
Duration: 106 min.
Story: 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 celibacy if she gets the role of "Giselle"; Social-worker ...
Style: semi serious, surreal, realistic
Plot: celibacy, human nature, family relations, dancer's life, sexual relations, hopes, singleness, love and romance, artists and showbiz, twentysomething life, politics, fainting ...
Time: 90s
Place: cuba, latin america, havana cuba
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Vampires in Havana (1985)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Horror
Country: Cuba, Spain, West Germany
Duration: 69 min.
Story: Scientists Werner Amadeus, son of Count Dracula, develops an anti-sun formula for vampires. He moves to Cuba with his nephew Joseph Emanuel. Joseph grows up drinking the formula and forgets his origin, becoming Pepe, a trumpet player mixed up with ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, stylized, avant garde
Plot: vampire, battles, gangsters, heroes, danger, intrigue, cinema, cuban, jazz singer, communism, cape the garment, nightclub owner ...
Time: 1930s
Place: cuba, europe, usa, latin america, havana cuba ...
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The Last Match (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, Cuba
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Cuba is not a country for young gays. Teen rent boy Reinier falls in love with a mate in the slum soccer field at their neighbourhood in Havana. Although obsessed with moneymaking to hold up his baby, teen wife and wife's granma, gambler ...
Style: sexual, realistic, semi serious, humorous
Plot: prostitute, gay, gays and lesbians, love and romance, romance, society, gender, gay love, tank top, homoerotic, male objectification, loser ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cuba, havana cuba
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Memories of Underdevelopment (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cuba
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In the aftermath of the Bay of Pigs incident, Sergio chooses to stay behind in Cuba while his wife and family escape to neighboring Miami. Alone in a brave new world, Sergio observes the constant threat of foreign invasion while chasing young women ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious
Plot: politics, rebelliousness, political corruption, revolution, state affairs, rebellion, dishonesty, false accusation, fidel castro, trial
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: cuba, latin america, havana cuba
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Habana Blues (2005)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Spain, Cuba, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When Spanish record producers express interest in Cuban musicians Ruy and Tito, the longtime friends are faced with the prospect of leaving their loved ones behind. After years of hoping and dreaming, they've finally earned the opportunity to ...
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, semi serious, sincere ...
Plot: latin, musician's life, moral dilemma, lifestyle, music band, immigrants, friends, artists and showbiz, ambition, follow your dream, music, relationship vs career ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cuba, usa, latin america, havana cuba
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Behavior (2014)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cuba
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Meet Chala, an eleven year-old boy with a hard life and strong respect for Carmela, his sixth grade teacher. The pair develops a solid bond, but after Carmela suffers an accident, things get complicated…
Style: serious, emotional, bleak, realistic, biting
Plot: youth, teachers and students, power relations, hardcase students, life is a bitch, society, urban ghetto, fighting the system, rebellion, kids in trouble, dedicated educator, urban ghetto life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cuba, latin america, havana cuba
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Winter Kills (1979)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 97 min.
Story: 19 years after President Timothy Keegan was assassinated, his brother Nick discovers a dying man claiming to have been the gunman. While trying to avoid his wealthy and domineering father's attempts to control his actions, Nick follows the ...
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, tense, dark humor ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, political conspiracy, investigation, assassination of president, heroes, dishonesty, deadly, government agency, political intrigue, fighting the system, hitman, undercover ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1958, 1950s, 1960s ...
Place: havana cuba
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I Am Cuba (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Cuba, Soviet Union
Duration: 135 min.
Story: An unabashed exercise in cinema stylistics, I Am Cuba is pro-Castro/anti-Batista rhetoric dressed up in the finest clothes. The film's four dramatic stories take place in the final days of the Batista regime; the first two illustrate the ills ...
Style: stylized, atmospheric, surreal, serious, thought provoking ...
Plot: rebellion, revolution, propaganda, injustice, peasant, peace, student, university, land, police, wealth, surrealism ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: cuba, latin america, havana cuba, tokyo
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Original Sin (2001)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: France, Mexico, USA
Duration: 116 min.
Story: A young man is plunged into a life of subterfuge, deceit and mistaken identity in pursuit of a femme fatale whose heart is never quite within his grasp
Style: atmospheric, sexy, suspense, erotic, romantic ...
Plot: femme fatale, love and romance, dangerous attraction, obsession, couple relations, passion, passionate sex, desire, murder, cons and scams, sexuality, sex ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s
Place: cuba, latin america, morocco, havana cuba, delaware ...
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The Mambo Kings (1992)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: France, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The Mambo Kings tells the story of César and Nestor Castillo, brothers and aspiring musicians who flee from Cuba to America in search of the American Dream.
Style: sentimental, serious, realistic, melancholic, emotional ...
Plot: latin, true love, ambition, music, musician's life, romance, rising to stardom, performer's life, rich and poor, family relations, rags to riches, brother brother relationship ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: cuba, new york, usa, latin america, havana cuba ...
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The Lost City (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 144 min.
Story: In Havana, Cuba in the late 1950's, a wealthy family, one of whose sons is a prominent nightclub owner, is caught in the violent transition from the oppressive regime of Batista to the Marxist government of Fidel Castro. Castro's regime ...
Style: captivating, touching, emotional, serious, stylized ...
Plot: revolution, politics, nightclub, fidel castro, idealism, hopes, parents and children, political unrest, family problems, rebellion, communism, family relations ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: cuba, latin america, havana cuba
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The Godfather Trilogy: 1901-1980 (1992)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 583 min.
Story: The multigenerational saga of the rise and fall of the Corleone crime family.
Style: epic, surprise ending
Plot: crime boss, loss of husband, love at first sight, ethnic slur, multiple time frames, eviction, assassination attempt, power, loss of mother, remorse, paparazzi, first communion ...
Time: 1960s, 1940s, 1950s, 1920s, 1900s ...
Place: washington d.c., cuba, new york, havana cuba, bronx new york city ...
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