Cuban revolution movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant cuban revolution movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, talky, melancholic, stylized and thought provoking films and TV shows about / with cuban revolution, revolution, society, politics, rebellion, state affairs, death, political unrest, brutality and fidel castro plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, Cuba, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as cuban revolution: Che: Part One (2008), Havana (1990), The American Trap (2008), Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights (2004), The Survivors (1979), The Motorcycle Diaries (2004), Before Night Falls (2000), Fidel & Che (2002), Topaz (1969), Viva Cuba (2005).

List of cuban revolution movies

Che: Part One (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Spain, Mexico
Duration: 134 min.
Story: The Argentine, begins as Che and a band of Cuban exiles (led by Fidel Castro) reach the Cuban shore from Mexico in 1956. Within two years, they mobilized popular support and an army and toppled the U.S.-friendly regime of dictator Fulgencio Batista.
Style: epic, thought provoking, sincere, captivating, serious ...
Plot: revolution, cuban revolution, communism, dictatorship, execution, idealism, fighting the system, state affairs, leadership, freedom, political unrest, rise to the top ...
Time: 50s, 1950s, 60s, 20th century, 1960s ...
Place: cuba, latin america, mexico city, new york
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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, emotional, atmospheric, stylized, serious ...
Plot: politics, gambling, revolution, gambler, cons and scams, political unrest, rebelliousness, romance, society, cuban revolution, love triangle, diamond ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, year 1958, year 1959
Place: cuba, latin america, australia, caribbean, havana cuba
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The American Trap (2008)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Canada
Duration: 110 min.
Story: One of the greatest conspiracies of all time, and one lone man is trying to uncover it.
Style: suspenseful, exciting, serious, realistic, rough ...
Plot: assassination, dishonesty, crimes, deadly, dictator, trap, cia, mafia, cuban revolution, conspiracy, president, female nudity ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: cuba, russia, france
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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, realistic, serious ...
Audience: date night, teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: dancer's life, fall in love, dancing, romance, latin, social differences, young lovers, couples, love and romance, family relations, youth, hopes ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, 80s
Place: cuba, havana cuba, latin america
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The Survivors (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Cuba
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A bourgeois Cuban family of aristocratic origin locks itself into its mansion when the Cuban Revolution comes to power, waiting for the new regime to be overthrown. As time passes, they regress to older and older systems of policital order, from ...
Plot: cuban revolution, dream, rifle, labor, field, estate, murder, communism, childbirth, baptism, servant, birthday ...
Time: 1950s, 1960s, 60s, 50s
Place: 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: road movie, touching, sentimental, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: self discovery, motorcycle, young man, poverty, journey, on the road, friendship, injustice, freedom, following a dream, introspection, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 60s, year 1952 ...
Place: latin america, argentina, venezuela, colombia, chile ...
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Before Night Falls (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 133 min.
Story: Spanning several decades, this powerful biopic offers a glimpse into the life of famed Cuban poet and novelist Reinaldo Arenas, an artist who was vilified for his homosexuality in Fidel Castro's Cuba.
Style: bleak, atmospheric, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Plot: aids, gays and lesbians, revolution, exile, oppression, homosexual, poet, artist, gay slur, writer's life, gay, childhood ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 80s, 20th century, 1960s ...
Place: cuba, latin america, havana cuba, new york, caribbean
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Fidel & Che (2002)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Mexico
Duration: 151 min.
Story: Fidel Castro rises to power in Cuba.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, sincere
Plot: revolution, fidel castro, rebellion, rebelliousness, idealism, rise and fall, fighting the system, politics, ambition, political corruption, political unrest, racism ...
Time: 20th century, 1950s, 50s
Place: cuba, latin america
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Topaz (1969)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: A French intelligence agent becomes embroiled in the Cold War politics first with uncovering the events leading up to the 1962 Cuban Missle Crisis, and then back to France to break up an international Russian spy ring.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, enigmatic ...
Plot: espionage, betrayal, kgb, secret agents, politics, state affairs, undercover, government agency, spy, surveillance, cold war, nato ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1962
Place: cuba, paris france, new york, copenhagen, france ...
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Viva Cuba (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Cuba
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The friendship between two children is threatened by their parents’ differences. Malú is from a family that was upper-class before the Revolution and remains well-to-do through remittances from relatives overseas, and her single mother (Larisa ...
Style: serious, realistic, touching, sincere
Plot: friendship, longing, social differences, against the odds, young heroes, family life, parents and children, society, forbidden love, working class, dysfunctional family, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cuba, latin america
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I Am Cuba (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Cuba, Soviet Union
Duration: 141 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: captivating, factual, epic, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: rebellion, propaganda, political unrest, revolution, state affairs, society, politics, injustice, tyranny, coup d'etat, power struggle, surrealism ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s
Place: cuba, latin america, havana cuba, tokyo, paris france
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Cuba (1979)
Genre: Adventure, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: UK, 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, serious, rough, gloomy ...
Plot: mercenary, politics, infidelity, dishonesty, soldier, society, couples, love and romance, danger, political unrest, rebelliousness, introspection ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: cuba, latin america, caribbean, havana cuba
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Creature from the Haunted Sea (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: USA
Duration: 63 min.
Story: A crook decides to bump off members of his inept crew and blame their deaths on a legendary sea creature. What he doesn't know is that the creature is real.
Style: parody, suspenseful, offbeat, humorous, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: secret agents, murder, gangsters, spy spoof, boat, underwater, monster, underwater scene, secret agent, sea monster, dangerous animal, danger ...
Place: cuba, caribbean, latin america, west indies
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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: cultural revolution, socialism, chair, fortune teller, clown, auction, circus, priest, jewelry, cuban revolution, blood donation, lion tamer
Place: havana cuba
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Everybody He Is Nice, Everybody He Is Beautiful (1972)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Selon "Radio plus près de Dieu", rien n'est conçu sans Dieu, surtout pas les shampoings, produits de beauté, la vente des disques... Un animateur dénonce cette escroquerie à l'antenne, ce qui lui vaut d'être licencié. ...
Plot: advertising, female stockinged legs, colleague, radio talk show, expose, media, theater, radio show, satire, rehearsal, pantyhose, media hype ...
Time: 70s
Place: france
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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: captivating, thought provoking, serious, realistic, factual ...
Plot: revolution, chaos, leadership, folk hero, political unrest, rebelliousness, idealism, injustice, military, rebellion, society, revolutionary ...
Time: 20th century
Place: cuba, bolivia, latin america, havana cuba
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Vampires in Havana (1985)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Horror, Romance
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, cult film ...
Plot: vampire, battles, intrigue, heroes, gangsters, danger, vampire sex, radio broadcast, political satire, bra removing, jazz singer, communism ...
Time: 1930s
Place: cuba, europe, chicago illinois, latin america, usa ...
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Joy of Learning (1969)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Night after night, not long before dawn, two young adults, Patricia and Emile, meet on a sound stage to discuss learning, discourse, and the path to revolution. Scenes of Paris's student revolt, the Vietnam War, and other events of the late ...
Style: serious, realistic, stylized, atmospheric, disturbing ...
Audience: student film
Plot: politics, revolution, repression, fighting the system, society, rebellion, hopes, state affairs, young heroes, lifestyle, rebelliousness, chaos and mayhem ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france, france, europe, cuba, vietnam ...
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Wake Up Love (1996)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Ernesto is a journalist in his 40's who comes from a generation which encountered much political persecution and exile; between the memories and unhealed wounds of his past, stands Ernesto. When his good friend Ricardo calls him one day and ...
Style: humorous, sentimental, gloomy, touching, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: reunion, politics, haunted by the past, tragic love, lovers reunited, teenage life, couples, friends, love affair, high school, human nature, lifestyle ...
Time: 60s
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina
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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: touching, captivating, stylized, sincere, serious ...
Plot: revolution, politics, nightclub, fidel castro, rebellion, love and romance, idealism, dictatorship, society, hopes, political unrest, chaos ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s
Place: cuba, latin america, havana cuba
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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, sincere, clever, semi serious ...
Plot: communism, friendship, politics, gays and lesbians, gay, love affair, human nature, fall in love, sexual content, profanity, love and romance, gender ...
Time: 70s, 90s, year 1979
Place: cuba, havana cuba, latin america
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Bitter Sugar (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Cuba, Dominican Republic, USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A patriot (René Lavan) with a rebellious brother falls in love with a dissident's daughter (Mayte Vilán) in Castro's Cuba.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, harsh, reflective ...
Plot: revolution, politics, hotel, prostitute, bar, death, communist, interrogation, assassin, rebellion, love affair, radio show ...
Place: cuba, miami, latin america, florida, europe ...
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The Godfather: Part II (1974)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 202 min.
Story: In the continuing saga of the Corleone crime family, a young Vito Corleone grows up in Sicily and in 1910s New York. In the 1950s, Michael Corleone attempts to expand the family business into Las Vegas, Hollywood and Cuba.
Style: captivating, epic, atmospheric, dramatic, realistic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, crimes, organized crime, melancholy, criminal heroes, ambition, rise to the top, corruption, immigrants, pride and honor, family relations ...
Time: 50s, 40s, 20th century, 1920s, 1940s ...
Place: cuba, italy, new york, las vegas, sicily ...
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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: surprise ending, epic
Plot: cosa nostra, crime boss, mob violence, boys' choir, convicted felon, world war two veteran, landlord, crime epic, knife in hand, military enlistment, statue of liberty new york city, baptism ...
Time: 1950s, 1940s, 1920s, 1960s, year 1980 ...
Place: vatican, sicily italy, havana cuba, bronx new york city, cuba ...
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