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 captivating films and TV shows about / with cuban revolution, revolution, society, politics, political unrest, rebellion, death, state affairs, brutality and idealism plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, Cuba, France and other countries.
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cuban revolution movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as cuban revolution: The Survivors (1979), The Motorcycle Diaries (2004), Che: Part One (2008), Before Night Falls (2000), I Am Cuba (1964), Cuba (1979), Havana (1990), Dirty Dancing: Havana Nights (2004), The Twelve Chairs (1962), Che! (1969).

List of cuban revolution movies

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, estate, shotgun, beating, binoculars, field, happy birthday to you, baptism, dinner, labor, survival, priest ...
Time: 1950s, 1960s
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: touching, realistic, sentimental, serious, captivating ...
Plot: on the road, self discovery, poverty, motorcycle, letter, journey, injustice, friendship, communist, asthma, cuban revolution, suffering ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 1950s, 1960s
Place: argentina, latin america, venezuela, colombia, chile ...
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 7.2
 42K
Che: Part One (2008)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: France, Spain, USA
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, stylized, realistic, gloomy, thought provoking ...
Plot: revolution, communism, army, execution, dictatorship, doctor, cuban revolution, idealism, rebellion, rise to the top, legendary, latinos ...
Time: 1950s, 50s, 60s, 20th century, year 1957 ...
Place: cuba, latin america, mexico city, new york
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Before Night Falls (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
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, rough, touching, realistic ...
Plot: artist, aids, exile, oppression, gays and lesbians, revolution, gay, poet, gay slur, homosexual, cuban revolution, fidel castro ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 60s, 70s, year 1964 ...
Place: cuba, new york, latin america, havana cuba, caribbean
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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, 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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 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: 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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 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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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, feel good, touching, realistic, serious ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: dancer's life, dance, romance, music, love and romance, interracial relations, contests and competitions, hopes, parents and children, r&b, family relations, youth ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 80s
Place: cuba, latin america, 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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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. ...
Style: dark humor
Plot: expose, female stockinged legs, pantyhose, advertising, blasphemy, fired from the job, radio broadcast, reporter, colleague, advertisement, skull, media ...
Place: france
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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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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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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: thought provoking, tense, talky, atmospheric, stylized ...
Plot: revolution, repression, politics, chaos and mayhem, idealism, rebellion, culture clash, human spirit, fighting the system, political unrest, rebelliousness, lifestyle ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: france, europe, cuba, vietnam, paris france ...
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 6.8
 295
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: semi serious, humorous, touching, sentimental, gloomy ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: reunion, politics, lifestyle, unfulfillment, friends, romance, love and romance, journalism, tragic love, human nature, buddies, couples ...
Time: 60s
Place: argentina, latin america, buenos aires argentina
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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: rough, captivating, exciting, suspenseful, serious ...
Plot: assassination, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, female nudity, cia, mafia, fidel castro, trap, cuban revolution
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: cuba, france, russia
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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: 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, realistic, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, gangsters, rise to the top, crimes, criminal heroes, organized crime, ambition, pride and honor, corruption, revenge, death, casino ...
Time: 40s, 50s, 20th century, 20s, 60s ...
Place: italy, cuba, new york, europe, usa ...
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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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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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 7.2
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Bitter Sugar (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: 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: serious, tense, realistic, harsh, reflective ...
Plot: revolution, politics, hotel, bar, prostitute, assassin, interrogation, sex, communist, death, life is a bitch, love and romance ...
Place: cuba, latin america, miami, europe, florida ...
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