Best award winning movies with a lively pace from Cuba

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with a lively pace from Cuba! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with a lively pace from Cuba, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Horn of Plenty (2008)

An unclaimed fortune, grown for centuries in a British bank account, becomes a potential windfall for Bernadito Castiñeiras and the residents of the tiny village of Yaragüey, Cuba. To receive his massive inheritance check, Bernadito must prove his lineage to the Castiñeiras nuns who first populated the region. In an isolated and impoverished town where many residents share the same surname, a feud breaks out between the "Castiñeiras" and "Castiñeyras" families.

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2008-10-24 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Jorge Perugorría, Enrique Molina

Rating

rating icon 5.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #68 for
    boppy
  2. Ranked #268 for
    acerbic dialogue
  3. Ranked #318 for
    acid-tongued dialogue

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2 One Night (2012)

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.

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2012-04-19 | Drama

Cast

Daniel Arrechaga, Analin de la Rua de la Torre

Rating

rating icon 5.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #93 for
    wall to wall
  2. Ranked #191 for
    unrequited love
  3. Ranked #268 for
    neo-realism

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3 Habana Blues (2005)

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 bring their music to the rest of the world. But are the emotional trade-offs worth it in the end?

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2005-03-18 | Drama

Cast

Alberto Yoel, Roberto San Martín

Rating

rating icon 6.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #642 for
    great soundtrack
  2. Ranked #847 for
    diabolical
  3. Ranked #1258 for
    didactic

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4 I Am Cuba (1964)

Four vignettes on the lives of the Cuban people in the pre-revolutionary era. In Havana, Maria is ashamed when a man she loves discovers how she makes a living. Pedro, an old farmer, discovers that the land he cultivates is being sold to an American company. A student sees his friends attacked by the police while they distribute leaflets supporting Fidel Castro. Finally, a peasant family is threatened by Batista's army.

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1964-10-26 | Drama

Cast

Sergio Corrieri, Salvador Wood

Rating

rating icon 7.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #7 for
    vertiginous
  2. Ranked #18 for
    reverse shot
  3. Ranked #25 for
    didactic

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5 The Waiting List (2000)

At a rundown bus station in rural Cuba, the line of passengers waiting just keeps getting longer. The problem is that every bus that passes by is already full. Their only hope is to wait for the station's bus to be fixed. As the disparate group settles in, relationships start forming between the passengers: Emilio, a young engineer, becomes smitten with a beautiful young woman who is en route to meet her Spanish fiancé, a blind man gets support from the others to go to the head of the line. Frustration and disorder reign when the one bus brakes down and no one can leave. Resigned to working together, the group magically transforms the station into a beautiful place where no one wants to leave.

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2000-06-02 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Vladimir Cruz, Jorge Perugorría

Rating

rating icon 6.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3491 for
    deformed
  2. Ranked #5179 for
    allusive
  3. Ranked #5402 for
    overweight character

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6 79 Springs (1969)

This film memorializes the leader of Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh, on the occasion of his death. It narrates the story of a life which is also the story of a nation-recounting his important accomplishments in the struggle against colonialism and imperialism.

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1969-12-31 | Documentary

Cast

Hồ Chí Minh

Rating

rating icon 6.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #732 for
    with mercenaries
  2. Ranked #865 for
    hagiography
  3. Ranked #2674 for
    most unsettling

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7 Con Game (2004)

President Fujimori's government is on its way out, and the citizens of Peru are struggling to get by, often engaging in unscrupulous means to get ahead--or just to make a buck. Rafo is a struggling filmmaker who supports his girlfriend Laura. He encounters a Spanish con artist posing as an executive for a major phone company, the Spaniard draws Rafo into an elaborate scam.

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2004-04-08 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Fabrizio Aguilar, Carlos Alcántara

Rating

rating icon 6.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #6990 for
    ad lib
  2. Ranked #8066 for
    scammer
  3. Ranked #9765 for
    rhythmic continuity of character development

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8 Honey for Oshun (2001)

When his father dies, a Cuban man who was raised in the United States, learns that he was not abandoned by his mother but illegally taken out of Cuba. He goes back to the island and is helped in his search by a cousin and a taxi driver.

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2001-08-28 |

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Rating

rating icon 7.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3939 for
    Mockumentary
  2. Ranked #4442 for
    orwellian
  3. Ranked #4539 for
    travelogue

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9 Day of the Flowers (2013)

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, the two women promptly lose the ashes and go through a series of misadventrues - both romantic and dangerous - to try to retrieve them. A colourful and wryly humourous tale of cross-cultural misunderstandings and lost illusions.

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2013-11-29 | Romance / Comedy

Cast

Eva Birthistle, Charity Wakefield

Rating

rating icon 5.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #3555 for
    ramshackle house
  2. Ranked #4853 for
    draining
  3. Ranked #6539 for
    self-improvement

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10 Memories of Underdevelopment (1968)

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 all over Havana. He finally meets Elena, a young girl he seeks to mould into the image of his ex-wife, but at what cost to himself?

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1968-08-19 | Drama

Cast

Sergio Corrieri, Daisy Granados

Rating

rating icon 7.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1109 for
    prosaic
  2. Ranked #1194 for
    Multiple POV
  3. Ranked #1573 for
    neo-realism

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