Dominican Republic (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

Popularity▲ A-Z User Rating Number of Votes US Box Office Runtime Year Release Date Date of Your Rating Your Rating
Zama (2017)
6.7
89 metascore

Zama (2017)

Unrated | 115 min | Drama

Based on the novel by Antonio Di Benedetto written in 1956, on Don Diego de Zama, a Spanish officer of the seventeenth century settled in Asunción, who awaits his transfer to Buenos Aires.

Director: Lucrecia Martel | Stars: Daniel Giménez Cacho, Lola Dueñas, Matheus Nachtergaele, Juan Minujín

Votes: 4,333 | Gross: $0.20M

Fireflies (2018)

88 min | Drama

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.

Director: Bani Khoshnoudi | Stars: Arash Marandi, Flor Eduarda Gurrola, Luis Alberti, Eligio Meléndez

Votes: 123

The Projectionist (2019)

94 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

A lonely man who operates a film projector finds his only solace in a woman he sees on a film reel. After the reel is lost in an accident, he sets out to find the woman through the remotest, poorest places of the Dominican Republic.

Director: José María Cabral | Stars: Félix Germán, Cindy Galán, Lia Briones, Ana Maria Arias

Votes: 45

Sugar (I) (2008)
7.2
82 metascore

Sugar (I) (2008)

R | 114 min | Drama, Sport

Dominican baseball star Miguel "Sugar" Santos is recruited to play in the U.S. minor-leagues.

Directors: Anna Boden, Ryan Fleck | Stars: Algenis Perez Soto, Jose Rijo, Walki Cuevas, Santo Silvestre

Votes: 4,466 | Gross: $1.08M

The King of Havana (2015)

125 min | Drama

Recently escaped from reformatory, young Reinaldo struggles to get by in the streets of Havana in the late 90s, one of the worst decades for Cuban society. Hopes, disillusionment, rum, good... See full summary »

Director: Agustí Villaronga | Stars: Maikol David, Yordanka Ariosa, Héctor Medina, Ileana Wilson

Votes: 459

En Brazos de un Asesino (2019)

Romance, Thriller | Post-production

Victor (William Levy) is one of the world's most handsome men, but he has a deep secret - he is a cold blooded assassin. Smooth talking and seductive, Victor was raised to do one thing only... See full summary »

Director: Matías Moltrasio | Stars: William Levy, Alicia Sanz, Adrián Lastra, Roberto Sosa

Qué León (2018)

PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Romance

A love story between a couple with the same last name but very different social statuses.

Director: Frank Perozo | Stars: Christine Marzano, Stephany Liriano, Anyelina Sánchez, Frank Perozo

Votes: 189 | Gross: $2.59M

La Maravilla (2019)

Comedy, Crime

Papi and Yiyo inherit an old building, unaware that the tenants hide a tricky secret.

Director: David Pagan Mariñez | Stars: Brashell Santos, Frank Perozo, Pio La Ditingancia, Julitza Berberena

Votes: 17

Embrace (I) (2016)

TV-PG | 90 min | Documentary

Embrace follows body image activist Taryn Brumfitt's crusade as she explores the global issue of body loathing, inspiring us to change the way we feel about ourselves and think about our bodies.

Director: Taryn Brumfitt | Stars: Taryn Brumfitt, Renee Airya, Linda Bacon, Jes Baker

Votes: 741

Rubirosa (2018)

Drama, History

Story of Porfirio Rubirosa, the Dominican playboy and suspected spy.

Directors: Carlos Moreno, Hugo Rodríguez, Juancho Cardona, Manolo Cardona, Mauricio Lule | Stars: Manolo Cardona, Damián Alcázar, Ana Serradilla, Carolina Guerra

Votes: 51

Como si fuera la primera vez (2019)

Comedy

Mexican remake of '50 First Dates', 2004 film directed by Peter Segal with Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore.

Director: Mauricio Valle | Stars: Ximena Romo, Vadhir Derbez, Loraida Bobadilla, Elias Caamaño Perez

Votes: 186

Colao (2017)

TV-14 | 88 min | Comedy, Romance

A coffee grower, single at almost 40, goes to the city in search of the only thing lacking in his life: love.

Director: Frank Perozo | Stars: Manny Perez, Celines Toribio, Anthony Alvarez, Nashla Bogaert

Votes: 265

El Equipito, Capítulo 1: ¡Todo por una Herencia! (2019)

93 min | Comedy

Angela and her cousin Miguel Angel form a team to uncover the mysterious disappearance of the documents of an inheritance awarded to her.

Director: Roberto Angel Salcedo | Stars: Roberto Angel Salcedo, Dotol Nastra, Elvis De Jesús, La Insuperable

Los Leones (2019)

Comedy | Pre-production

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Director: Frank Perozo | Stars: Casper Smart, Sarodj Bertin, María Elisa Camargo, Géraldine Bazán

Pimp Bullies (2011)

R | 78 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

Five suspects holding a piece of the truth behind an unsolved crime.

Director: Alfonso Rodríguez | Stars: Catalina Rodriguez, Gerardo Celasco, Ving Rhames, Lizbeth Santos

Votes: 213

Holy Beasts (2019)

90 min | Drama

Fading actress Vera V. gathers with the remnants of her 70's social circle to shoot her last film: an unfinished script left behind by cherished friend J.L. Jorge. The Caribbean production ... See full summary »

Directors: Israel Cárdenas, Laura Amelia Guzmán | Stars: Geraldine Chaplin, Udo Kier, Luis Ospina, Jaime Pina

Votes: 30

The Feast of the Goat (2005)

132 min | Drama

Urania Cabral returns to Santo Domingo, after several years, and remembers her and her family's relationship to Rafael Trujillo, the Dominican dictator, as well as the events surrounding his assassination.

Director: Luis Llosa | Stars: Tomas Milian, Isabella Rossellini, Paul Freeman, Juan Diego Botto

Votes: 771

El hombre que cuida (2017)

TV-MA | 85 min | Drama

A caretaker of a beach house finds himself in trouble when the owner's son and his friends spend a weekend there without permission.

Director: Alejandro Andújar | Stars: Julietta Rodriguez, Héctor Aníbal, Fiora Cruz, Paula Ferry

Votes: 54

Veneno (I) (2018)

TV-14 | 96 min | Action, Drama, Sport

The origin and rise of the most famous Dominican wrestler of all time, Rafael Sánchez aka Jack Veneno, and his arch-nemesis, José Manuel Guzmán aka Relámpago Hernández.

Director: Tabaré Blanchard | Stars: Manny Perez, Pepe Sierra, Richard Douglas, Yamile Scheker

Votes: 361

El Fantasma de mi Novia (2018)

94 min | Comedy, Romance

A petty thief who can see the dead meets the ghost of an actress who has 9 days to find real love and wake up from a coma.

Director: Francis "Indio" Disla Ferreira | Stars: William Levy, Carmen Villalobos, Fausto Mata, Susana Dosamantes

Votes: 147

Cinderelo (2017)

TV-14 | 91 min | Comedy

Marlon, an insecure and not-so-attractive photographer, is hit with a spell that every night transforms him into Brando, a handsome womanizer. Things will get harder when the spell becomes his biggest obstacle to obtain true love.

Director: Beto Gómez | Stars: William Levy, Joaquín Cosio, Miguel Rodarte, Eva Arias

Votes: 32

La Barberia (2018)

104 min | Comedy

Benny, the best North Manhattan barber, inherits a building. He must choose either to sell it (thus ending the history and dreams of an immigrant neighborhood) or keep the Barbershop, center of the community where everything can happen.

Director: Waddys Jaquez | Stars: Rosmery 'Boquita' Almonte, Héctor Aníbal, Freddyn Beras Goico, Miguel Bucarelly

Locas y Atrapadas (2014)

PG-13 | 96 min | Comedy, Drama

Five women trapped in an elevator confess their bitter life experiences caused by evil men and society.

Director: Alfonso Rodríguez | Stars: Héctor Aníbal, Eva Arias, Silvana Arias, Carlos Alfredo Fatule

Votes: 73

Nadie muere en Ambrosía (2020)

Adventure, Fantasy | Post-production

Lázaro, a young man with a terminal illness, goes on a journey to find Ambrosía, a mysterious pirate town where death doesn't happen.

Director: Héctor Valdez | Stars: Asier Etxeandia, Macarena Gómez, Hugo Silva, Adrián Lastra

Pantaleón y las visitadoras (1976)

100 min | Comedy, Drama

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Directors: José María Gutiérrez Santos, Mario Vargas Llosa | Stars: José Sacristán, Pancho Córdova, Katy Jurado, Rosa Carmina

Votes: 50

Todos los hombres son iguales (2016)

R | 86 min | Comedy

Joaquín, a recently divorced airline pilot, meets Manolo and Juan Luis, who are also divorced. Together, they establish rules to support their life as new bachelors. Everything changes when they try to seduce their housekeeper.

Director: Manuel Gómez Pereira | Stars: Christian Meier, Geisha Montes De Oca, Frank Perozo, Nashla Bogaert

Votes: 81

Rubirosa 3 (2018)

Drama, History

Final part of the trilogy about the life of Dominican playboy Porfirio Rubirosa.

Directors: Carlos Moreno, Hugo Rodríguez | Stars: Damián Alcázar, Héctor Aníbal, María del Mar Bonelly, Manolo Cardona

Votes: 6

Orgasmo nero (1980)

90 min | Adult, Drama, Horror

A man is doing research on an island where a strange tribe lives. The man's wife gets into a (sexual) relationship with a woman from the tribe and brings her back to the big city where ... See full summary »

Director: Joe D'Amato | Stars: Nieves Navarro, Richard Harrison, Lucia Ramirez, Mark Shannon

Votes: 315

Sanctorum (II) (2019)

Drama, Fantasy

In a small village on the edge of the war between the military and the cartels, a little boy escapes to the forest to plead to the gods of nature for his disappeared mother's safe return.

Director: Joshua Gil | Stars: Erwin Antonio Pérez Jiménez, Nereyda Pérez Vásquez, Virgen Vázquez Torres, Javier Bautista González

Votes: 6

Ballplayer: Pelotero (2011)
7.2
75 metascore

Ballplayer: Pelotero (2011)

Not Rated | 77 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport

Two top baseball prospects in the Dominican Republic face fierce competition and corruption as they chase their big league dreams.

Directors: Ross Finkel, Trevor Martin, Jon Paley | Stars: Jean Carlos Batista, Miguel Angel Sano, John Leguizamo

Votes: 458 | Gross: $0.04M

Who's the Boss? (2013)

87 min | Comedy, Romance

A couple of uncommitted partners just looking for fun get into a battle of egos as they fall in love.

Director: Ronni Castillo | Stars: Frank Perozo, Nashla Bogaert, Micky Montilla, Amauris Pérez

Votes: 508

Poverty, Inc. (2014)

94 min | Documentary, History, News

The West has positioned itself as the protagonist of the development narrative. But the results have been mixed, in some cases even catastrophic, and developing world leaders have become ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Matheson Miller | Star: Robert Sirico

Votes: 564

Woodpeckers (2017)
7.1
68 metascore

Woodpeckers (2017)

TV-MA | 106 min | Drama

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... See full summary »

Director: José María Cabral | Stars: Orestes Amador, Ramón Emilio Candelario, Carlota Carretero, Jose Cruz

Votes: 467

Isla de plástico (2019)

Documentary | Completed

An overview on the problem of waste management in the Dominican Republic, more specifically plastics.

Director: José María Cabral | Star: Nashla Bogaert

Colours (II) (2019)

87 min | Drama

A young artist who never signs her paintings (because she doesn't feel that they are really finished) pursues her art career despite poverty and the opposition of her father.

Director: Luis Cepeda | Stars: Stephany Liriano, Christian Alvarez, Francis Cruz, Olga Consuegra

Votes: 16

Feo de día, lindo de noche (2012)

TV-PG | 95 min | Comedy

A not so good-looking man is enchanted with a spell that turns him handsome from 8 pm to midnight. Problems arise when he falls in love for real.

Director: Alfonso Rodríguez | Stars: Fausto Mata, Frank Perozo, Evelyna Rodriguez, Irvin Alberti

Votes: 108

Nueba Yol (1995)

106 min | Comedy, Drama

The humble and hardworking Orodoto Balbuena finally gets an opportunity of realizing his lifelong dream of reaching New York and living the "American Dream", but soon finds out that things aren't as pretty as he thought.

Director: Ángel Muñiz | Stars: Luisito Martí, Caridad Ravelo, Raúl Carbonell, Rafael Villalona

Votes: 426 | Gross: $0.98M

Powder and Gold (2015)

Action, Crime, Thriller

The real-life story of a drug cartel leader set to Macbeth.

Director: Felix Limardo | Stars: Ricardo Chavira, Carolina Guerra, Cody Kasch, Rafael Amaya

Votes: 41

Trabajo Sucio (2018)

TV-MA | 87 min | Comedy

Employees of a mansion, tired of humiliation and mistreatment, discover a hidden pile of money. Driven by revenge and greed, they decide to take it - then look for more.

Director: David Pagan Mariñez | Stars: Ana Maria Arias, Victor Baujour, Sarodj Bertin, Nashla Bogaert

Votes: 185

Papi

Drama | Post-production

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Director: Noelia Quintero | Stars: Avril Alcantara, Amauris Pérez, Hony Estrella, Olga Bucarelli

Searching for Zorro (2019)

86 min | Drama

The relationship between a single parent and his son starts to fall apart as they go on a journey far from home.

Director: Wigner Duarte | Stars: Guillermo Liriano, Kendri V. Martinez, Marilu Acosta, Domini Alcantara

The Other Penelope (2019)

An ex-combatant of the 1965 Dominican civil war is involved in a sentimental relationship that will force him to face the demons he is trying to flee from.

Director: Bladimir Abud | Stars: Shalim Ortiz, Frank Perozo, Anthony Alvarez, Francisco Gattorno

Loki 7 (2016)

101 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

Alvaro and his friends try to scam a Dominican crime lord in order to pay off a debt to a Russian mobster.

Director: Ernesto Alemany | Stars: Isaac Saviñón, José Guillermo Cortines, David Chocarro, Shalim Ortiz

Votes: 73

Casi Fiel (2019)

Not Rated | 99 min | Comedy

The womanizer Alejandro is forced to rethink his life when his longtime girlfriend becomes pregnant.

Director: Roberto Angel Salcedo | Stars: Juan Carlos Pichardo Jr., Dalisa Alegria, Sandra Berrocal, Alfonso Crisóstomo

Votes: 21

En Altamar (2018)

104 min | Drama, Thriller

A cheating couple ends up stranded on a boat in the open sea.

Director: Alfonso Rodríguez | Stars: Christian Alvarez, Hemky Madera, Mimi Pabon, Jessica Vargas

Votes: 8

La Boya (2019)

93 min | Drama, Thriller

Two teenagers frequenting an abandoned beach house meet a nice neighbor who puts them to test. The game between the three gets more and more complicated, to the point of blurring the lines between reality and fiction.

Director: David Maler | Stars: Eduardo Noriega, Inti Santana, Camila Issa

7:20 Once a Week (2018)

Drama, Romance

Two strangers have an intense casual encounter but later, both will realize that what has emerged is superior to pure physics, understanding that human relationships are more complex than a simple exchange of caresses.

Director: Matías Bize | Stars: Eva Arias, Josue Guerrero

Votes: 48

Atrako por joder (2019)

90 min | Comedy

A group of robbers assault by chance a famous urban music performer and take him out to party around the city.

Director: Eddy Jimenez | Stars: Bulin 47, Nico Clinico, Zuleica Cruz, Chiki el de la Vaina

Kill the Dictator (2013)

90 min | Drama

The chronicles of the end of the Trujillo era between 1959 and 1961.

Director: Felix Limardo | Stars: Amaury Nolasco, Efrain Figueroa, Mercedes Renard, Antonio Jaramillo

Votes: 240

Sambá (2017)

TV-MA | 87 min | Drama, Sport

Sambá is a sports drama about redemption through the metaphor of life and boxing.

Directors: Israel Cárdenas, Laura Amelia Guzmán | Stars: Laura Gómez, Algenis Perez Soto, Ettore D'Alessandro, Héctor Sierra

Votes: 100

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