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, melancholic, stylized, touching and surprise ending films and TV shows about / with murder, society, death, culture clash, storytelling, brutality, betrayal, dialogue, male nudity 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: Strawberry and Chocolate (1993), Die Another Day (2002), Viva (2015), Miami Vice (2006), Havana (1990), Cuba (1979), Transformers: The Last Knight (2017), Fast 8 (2017), Voyage of the Damned (1976), Day of the Flowers (2012).

List of movies set in havana cuba

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, friends, love affair, gender, gem, human nature, platonic ...
Time: 90s, year 1979
Place: cuba, havana cuba, latin america
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 6.1
 190K
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: sexy, exciting, twists and turns, entertaining, clever ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, spy, laser, destruction, british secret service, secret service agent, world domination, cia, helicopter, 007, master villain, machismo ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2000s
Place: north korea, havana cuba, hong kong, sydney australia, iceland ...
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 7.2
 1K
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, boxer, gay son, anal sex, dysfunctional family, gay lead character, pregnancy, hustler, gay hustler, lung cancer, wig ...
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, tough law enforcer, law enforcement, dangerous attraction, working undercover, partners against crime, danger, partners ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
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: emotional, realistic, atmospheric, stylized, serious ...
Plot: politics, gambling, revolution, gambler, political unrest, cons and scams, romance, rebelliousness, society, cuban revolution, love triangle, diamond ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, year 1959, year 1958
Place: cuba, latin america, havana cuba, australia, caribbean
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 5.7
 2K
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: serious, witty, realistic, cynical, gloomy ...
Plot: politics, infidelity, mercenary, introspection, love and romance, state affairs, couple relations, soldier, danger, society, rebelliousness, political corruption ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: cuba, havana cuba, latin america, caribbean
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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: end of the world, robot, artificial intelligence, man versus machine, knight, culture clash, giant robots, technology, fight scenes, alternate reality, revenge, survival ...
Time: middle ages, 2010s, future
Place: england, havana cuba, jordan, south dakota, china ...
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 6.7
 184K
Fast 8 (2017)
Genre: Action, Adventure, 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: exciting, surprise ending, captivating, tense, entertaining ...
Plot: betrayal, car chase, chase, rescue mission, mysterious woman, technology, cars, racing, submarine, fight scenes, family, revenge ...
Time: 2010s
Place: havana cuba, cuba, russia, berlin germany, manhattan new york city ...
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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: bleak, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic ...
Plot: holocaust, ship, anti semitism, on the run, cruise, human spirit, family in danger, danger, misfit, society, rescue, racism ...
Time: 1930s, 30s, 20th century
Place: germany, cuba, latin america, europe, havana cuba ...
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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: realistic, humorous, semi serious
Audience: date night
Plot: culture clash, nothing goes right, siblings relations, romance, family relations, society, disorder, briton abroad, countryside, human ashes, protestor, political activist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cuba, latin america, havana cuba
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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: harem, mercenary, convent, nun, tattoo, heir, sheik, godfather, crocodile, mob, obscene finger gesture, mother superior ...
Place: california, havana cuba, saudi arabia, cuba, rome italy ...
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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: dance contest, ex convict, bicycle, fish, explosion, church, scam, car salesman, crocodile, nightclub
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: chair, cultural revolution, socialism, circus, clown, priest, auction, cuban revolution, fortune teller
Place: havana cuba
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 5.2
 778
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: captivating, exciting, thought provoking, realistic, serious
Plot: revolution, rise to the top, injustice, rebellion, idealism, state affairs, hopes, battles, chaos, rebelliousness, society, military ...
Place: cuba, bolivia, 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, semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: filmmaking, couples, showbiz, ambition, gangsters, athlete's life, artists and showbiz, bullfighting, death by poison, filmmaker, machine gun, surrealism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
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, mystery, crimes, riddles and clues, survival, deadly, missing person, single parent, danger, drunkenness, bicycle ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, year 1972, 1990s, 1940s
Place: sweden, cuba, havana cuba
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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: surreal, realistic, semi serious
Plot: looking for love, couples, political unrest, orphan, pregnancy, family relations, coming of age, destiny, reunion, youth, human nature, introspection ...
Time: 90s
Place: latin america, cuba, 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: stylized, humorous, semi serious, avant garde
Plot: vampire, gangsters, intrigue, danger, battles, heroes, sexual joke, revolution, motorcycle cop, kicked in the crotch, tourist, mafia ...
Time: 1930s
Place: europe, cuba, latin america, usa, chicago illinois ...
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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, gender, society, gay latino, death of lover, money, kiss, gay kiss ...
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: suspenseful, atmospheric, serious, realistic
Plot: revolution, state affairs, rebelliousness, rebellion, politics, dishonesty, political corruption, fidel castro, false accusation, trial
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: cuba, latin america, havana cuba
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 7.2
 2K
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: emotional, semi serious, sincere, humorous, realistic ...
Plot: music, artists and showbiz, follow your dream, relationship vs career, immigrants, moral dilemma, lifestyle, friends, latin, musician's life, music band, ambition ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cuba, usa, latin america, havana cuba
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 7.6
 1K
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, bleak, emotional, realistic, biting
Plot: youth, rebellion, fighting the system, hardcase students, teachers and students, power relations, urban ghetto, kids in trouble, society, hopes, dedicated educator, life is a bitch ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cuba, latin america, havana cuba
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 6.2
 2K
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: dark humor, suspenseful, serious, tense, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, political conspiracy, investigation, assassination of president, hitman, danger, amateur detective, undercover, assassination attempt, on the run, survival, vengeance ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, 1950s, 1960s, year 1960 ...
Place: havana cuba
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 8.0
 7K
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, realistic ...
Plot: rebellion, revolution, propaganda, injustice, peasant, peace, student, university, police, land, wealth, surrealism ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: cuba, latin america, havana cuba, tokyo
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 6.0
 50K
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: sexy, atmospheric, erotic, romantic, suspense ...
Plot: femme fatale, obsession, dangerous attraction, love and romance, couple relations, passion, sexuality, passionate sex, sex, desire, seduction, marriage ...
Time: 19th century, 1900s
Place: cuba, latin america, havana cuba, delaware, morocco ...
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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, rising to stardom, performer's life, romance, 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: realistic, touching, captivating, emotional, sincere ...
Plot: revolution, politics, nightclub, fidel castro, idealism, parents and children, chaos and mayhem, state affairs, hopes, communism, rebellion, siblings 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, diabetic, fbi, honor, casino, wedding reception, adopted son, domestic violence, protection racket, drug dealing, ex convict, boys' choir ...
Time: 1960s, 1940s, 1950s, 1920s, 1900s ...
Place: sicily italy, bronx new york city, cuba, havana cuba, washington d.c. ...
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Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights (2004)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 86 min.
Story: In pre-revolution Cuba, Katey Miller is about to defy everyone's expectations. Instead of a parent-approved suitor, Katey is drawn to the sexy waiter, Javier, who spends his nights dancing in Havana's nightclubs. As she secretly learns to ...
Style: sentimental, touching, feel good, serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: dancing, beach, dancer's life, dance, romance, music, latin, family relations, r&b, contests and competitions, fall in love, interracial relations ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 80s
Place: cuba, latin america, havana cuba
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The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: Argentina, USA, Chile, Peru, Brazil, UK, Germany, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: "The Motorcycle Diaries" is based on the journals of Che Guevara, leader of the Cuban Revolution. In his memoirs, Guevara recounts adventures he, and best friend Alberto Granado, had while crossing South America by motorcycle in the early ...
Style: touching, realistic, captivating, sentimental, serious ...
Plot: on the road, motorcycle, self discovery, poverty, journey, injustice, letter, friendship, communist, asthma, cuban revolution, suffering ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1960s, 1950s
Place: argentina, latin america, colombia, venezuela, chile ...
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