Best award winning movies with a more realistic approach from Dominican Republic

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

1 Woodpeckers (2017)

Julián finds love and a reason for living in the last place imaginable: the Dominican Republic's Najayo Prison. His romance, with fellow prisoner Yanelly, must develop through sign language and without the knowledge of dozens of guards.

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2017-01-23 | Drama

Cast

Jean Jean, Judith Rodríguez

Rating

rating icon 6.238
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #316 for
    mainstream
  2. Ranked #499 for
    social realism
  3. Ranked #777 for
    lovey dovey

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2 Sand Dollars (2015)

Every afternoon Noelí, a young Dominican woman, hangs out on the beach at Las Terrenas. With her boyfriend, Yeremi, they look for ways to make a living at the expense of one of the hundreds of tourists there. However Noelí also has a steady client, Anne, a much older French woman, who, like many other Europeans, has found an idyllic refuge on the island to spend her last years. For Noelí, the relationship is one of convenience, but the feelings become more intense as they plan to leave together for Paris.

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2015-04-23 | Drama

Cast

Geraldine Chaplin, Yanet Mojica

Rating

rating icon 5.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #576 for
    most inspiring
  2. Ranked #626 for
    most desirable actor
  3. Ranked #657 for
    fearless

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3 Bitter Sugar (1996)

A patriot (René Lavan) with a rebellious brother falls in love with a dissident's daughter (Mayte Vilán) in Castro's Cuba.

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1996-02-10 | Drama / Romance

Cast

René Lavan, Mayte Vilán

Rating

rating icon 5.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2900 for
    wobbly camera work
  2. Ranked #3206 for
    orwellian
  3. Ranked #3430 for
    evil dictator

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4 Tropic of Blood (2010)

Dominican Republic is under the sway of dictator Rafael Leonidas Trujillo Molina, who has ruled the country with an iron fist since 1930. The Mirabal Sisters, Patria, Minerva, and María Teresa, involved in an underground movement against the government, dared to defy the dictator. But this act of bravery and courage leads to tragic consequences.

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2010-07-29 | Drama

Cast

Michelle Rodriguez, Juan Fernández

Rating

rating icon 5.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #209 for
    evil tyrant
  2. Ranked #227 for
    afterschool special
  3. Ranked #261 for
    evil dictator

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5 Reinbou (2017)

Angel Maceta searches for the father he never knew, who fought in the 1965 Dominican civil war.

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2017-03-16 | Drama

Cast

Nashla Bogaert, Héctor Aníbal

Rating

rating icon 2.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #16977 for
    open for sequel
  2. Ranked #21461 for
    jarring sound
  3. Ranked #28353 for
    very unsatisfying

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6 Liborio (2021)

Liborio is a peasant who disappears in a hurricane and returns as a prophet. He says he’s been given a mission: to bring the good and take away the evil, curing the sick and teaching by example. People begin to congregate by his side and they move to the mountains to have total freedom and develop his dream of an independent community. Everything changes when the invading US Marines wants to disarm and disband the community. Liborio wants to avoid a confrontation but they know they can't run forever.

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2021-09-23 | Drama

Cast

Vicente Santos, Karina Valdez

Rating

rating icon 5.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2929 for
    natural light
  2. Ranked #5428 for
    mystic
  3. Ranked #6126 for
    exploration of human

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7 Guantanamera (1995)

During the 'Special Period', the members of a funeral procession cross paths with truckdrivers who have to take the same route, and begin to talk about God and the world. They discover that life for both groups has many similarities, as well as a lot of differences.

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1995-09-03 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Jorge Perugorría, Mirta Ibarra

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #590 for
    grease monkey
  2. Ranked #1689 for
    self-improvement
  3. Ranked #3365 for
    sad

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8 Fireflies (2018)

Ramin flees from persecution in Iran and ends up living in the limbo of exile, far from everything he knows, in the tropical port town of Veracruz, Mexico. There his nostalgia and melancholy are confronted with new friendships, while he starts to rediscover his own desires.

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2018-10-21 | Drama

Cast

Arash Marandi, Flor Eduarda Gurrola

Rating

rating icon 5.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #4441 for
    left unexplained
  2. Ranked #5454 for
    like The Equalizer
  3. Ranked #6923 for
    Queer Cinema

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9 Hotel Coppelia (2021)

1965, Dominican Republic. At a seaside brothel, the lives of a group of prostitutes take a dramatic turn when freedom fighters stage a revolutionary coup, making them realise they can have a better life and perhaps find love. But everything changes when the US army supresses the revolution and takes the brothel as a military base: the girls will have to face the dilemma of either sleeping with the enemy or protecting their dignity at all costs.

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2021-03-09 | Drama

Cast

Lumi Lizardo, Nashla Bogaert

Rating

rating icon 7.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #2981 for
    murky
  2. Ranked #3619 for
    like a history lesson
  3. Ranked #3876 for
    alternate history

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10 Los Super (2013)

Cristina, Belisario, and Benito become guardians of justice to combat neighborhood crime. Eventually, they confront an evil businessman who wants to gain political advantage using a dangerous virus.

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2013-05-09 | Comedy

Cast

Cheddy García, Manolo Ozuna

Rating

rating icon 3.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #6257 for
    morally superior
  2. Ranked #6308 for
    symmetry plots
  3. Ranked #6345 for
    grain of truth

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