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
47 Meters Down (2017)
5.6
52 metascore

47 Meters Down (2017)

PG-13 | 89 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror

Two sisters vacationing in Mexico are trapped in a shark cage at the bottom of the ocean. With less than an hour of oxygen left and great white sharks circling nearby, they must fight to survive.

Director: Johannes Roberts | Stars: Mandy Moore, Claire Holt, Matthew Modine, Chris Johnson

Votes: 40,627 | Gross: $44.31M

Zama (2017)
6.8
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: 4,162 | Gross: $0.20M

La Maravilla (2019)

Comedy, Crime

Papi and Yiyo inherit an old building, unaware that the tenants share a secret. In a web of lies, everyone fights for survival by spending a night full of twists and tricks. At dawn, nothing will ever be the same in La Maravilla.

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

Votes: 7

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: Virginia Del Sol, Christine Marzano, Anyelina Sánchez, Clarissa Molina

Votes: 170 | Gross: $2.59M

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 Vera Cruz, Mexico.

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

Votes: 105

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: 4,456 | Gross: $1.08M

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: 726

Como si fuera la primera vez (2019)

Comedy

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Director: Mauricio Valle | Stars: Loraida Bobadilla, Elias Caamaño Perez, Alejandro Camacho, Luis del Valle

Votes: 22

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: 181

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: 50

Swingers (II) (2016)

16 min | Short, Drama

A man is manipulated by his wife into exchanging sexual partners, which will bring life-changing consequences.

Director: Aulio Ivan Ortiz Perez | Stars: Aulio Ivan Ortiz Perez, Reisy Sobrino, Raymond González, Camila Gómez

Votes: 11

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: 209

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: 262

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: 355

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: 19

Juanita (2018)

95 min | Comedy, Drama

An illegal Dominican immigrant and a lonely Spanish farmer start a love affair. Juanita and Mariano, who in Spain clung to each other like two castaways to a raft, will try not to drown in Santo Domingo this Christmas.

Director: Leticia Tonos | Stars: Cheddy García, Tito Valverde, Milly Quezada, Carasaf Sanchez

Votes: 17

Andrea: The Revenge of the Spirit (2005)

120 min | Horror, Thriller

A vengeful spirit haunts Andrea and her family after she removes a cross from a sacred tomb.

Director: Rogert Bencosme | Stars: Frankeli Bencosme, Priamo A. Bencosmo, Anny Ferreiras, Anthony Ferreiras

Votes: 186

Ladrones (2015)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy

Legendary thief Alejandro Toledo return to his roots with a new partner to reclaim land stolen from a hard working community by a ruthless family of crooks.

Director: Joe Menendez | Stars: Fernando Colunga, Eduardo Yáñez, Cristina Rodlo, Jessica Lindsey

Votes: 240 | Gross: $3.06M

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

Papi

Drama | Post-production

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Director: Noelia Quintero | Stars: Avril Alcantara, Amauris Pérez, Hony Estrella, Roger Wasserman

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: 141

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, Hans Martínez

Votes: 30

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

Ciudad Nueva (2000–2003)

30 min | Comedy

Things that happen everyday in a working-class neighborhood in Santo Domingo.

Stars: Vicky Apolinario, Laura Guzmán, Agustín Heredia, Manuel Inoa

Cómplices (2018)

PG-13 | 88 min | Comedy, Romance

An expert seducer takes his nephew on a beach trip in search of hot women. But an old love, the only woman capable of causing him trouble, shows up there.

Director: Luis Eduardo Reyes | Stars: Arath de la Torre, Jesús Zavala, Marina de Tavira, Héctor Aníbal

Votes: 136

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: 456

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: Carlos Alfredo, Héctor Aníbal, Eva Arias, Silvana Arias

Votes: 72

Malpaso (I) (2019)

Drama | Post-production

In the border town of Malpaso: Braulio works with his grandfather while his twin, Candido, remains secluded due to his albinism. After their grandfather passes, Braulio will look after Candido, who dreams of the return of their father.

Director: Héctor Valdez | Stars: Ettore D'Alessandro, Pepe Sierra, Vicente Santos, Luis Bryan Mesa

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: 504

La Musiquita por Dentro (2019)

102 min | Comedy, Romance

A shy, nerdy guy gets advice from his street-smart workmate to get the woman of his dreams.

Director: Ernesto Alemany | Stars: Christian Alvarez, María del Mar Bonelly, Lápiz Conciente, Loraida Bobadilla

Votes: 14

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

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, Jalsen Santana

Votes: 95

Los Leones (2019)

Comedy | Pre-production

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Director: Frank Perozo | Stars: Casper Smart, Sarodj Bertin, María Elisa Camargo, Stephany Liriano

Miriam Lies (2018)

TV-14 | 90 min | Drama

As her 15th birthday approaches, Miriam doesn't know how to explain to her family that the boyfriend she met online is black.

Directors: Natalia Cabral, Oriol Estrada | Stars: Frank Perozo, Margaux Da Silva, Pachy Méndez, Roger Wasserman

Votes: 76

Sanky Panky (2007)

110 min | Comedy, Musical

Genaro gets a job at a resort in hopes of marrying an American woman and moving to New York in search of a better life. He meets a tourist called Martha and everything seems going according to plan, until her boyfriend shows up.

Director: José Enrique Pintor | Stars: Fausto Mata, Zdenka Kalina, Tony Pascual, Aquiles Correa

Votes: 465

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

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: 24

The Projectionist (2019)

94 min | Drama, 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: 37

El Show del Mediodía (1968– )

120 min | Comedy, Music, News

The longest lasting variety show in the history of Dominican television.

Stars: Yaqui Núñez del Risco, José Joaquín Pérez, Mac Cordero, Julie Carlo

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: 312

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

Lotoman 003 (2014)

Comedy

Modesto and Manuel accept a proposal from a special police command, taking a thrilling mission as unlikely secret agents.

Director: Archie Lopez | Stars: Elizabeth Ruiz, Dalisa Alegria, Fernando Carrillo, Julián Gil

Votes: 493

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: 455

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

Todas las mujeres son iguales (2017)

R | 86 min | Comedy

After Yoli ends up alone again, she joins three other women in a fun weekend to get a break from their relationships with men. The husband and fiance of two of them join a private investigator to follow them in secret.

Director: David Maler | Stars: Christian Meier, Iris Peynado, Axel Mansilla, Frank Perozo

Votes: 112

Tropico de Sangre (2010)

116 min | Drama, History

A chronicle of the struggle of the Mirabal sisters against Rafael Trujillo's dictatorship and their death at the hands of the regime.

Director: Juan Delancer | Stars: Michelle Rodriguez, Juan Fernández, Sergio Carlo, Claudette Lalí

Votes: 374

Kanibarú (2019)

98 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

Lola and her friends enter a contest of carnival dance groups, driven by the dream of reaching New York and meeting her father.

Directors: Giancarlo Beras-Goico, Alfonso Rodríguez | Stars: Vladimir Acevedo, Ulises Rutinel Arzeno, Mark B., Ileana Bencosme

Votes: 12

Rubirosa 2 (2018)

102 min | Drama, History

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

Directors: Carlos Moreno, Hugo Rodríguez | Stars: Damián Alcázar, Héctor Aníbal, Manolo Cardona, Katarina Cas

Votes: 12

Pobres Millonarios (2018)

Comedy

After losing their patriarch and spending all their fortune, a (formerly) rich family is forced to move to a poor neighborhood.

Director: Roberto Angel Salcedo | Stars: Dalisa Alegria, Maria Castillo, Alfonso Crisóstomo, Manny Cruz

Votes: 24

La isla rota (2018)

Drama

Guy, a Haitian boy escaping from poverty, eyewitness the assassination of his parents while crossing the Dominican border. Years later, he confronts the murderers, entangled in a vortex of revenge, love, racial hate and an uncertain future.

Director: Félix Germán | Stars: Algenis Perez Soto, Dalisa Alegria, Manny Perez, Frank Perozo

Votes: 13

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