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List of Cuban Movies and TV Shows

Browse the full list of Cuban movies and TV shows streaming online, including services like Netflix, Hulu, Prime Video, HBO and more. Sort by Reelgood, IMDB rating, popularity and more to find something to watch!

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1. Buena Vista Social Club

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7.7/10
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77/100
Released: 1999Rated: G
Documentary, Musical

What it's about: In this fascinating Oscar-nominated documentary, American guitarist Ry Cooder brings together a group of legendary Cuban folk musicians (some in their 90s) to record a Grammy-winning CD in their native city of Havana. The result is a spectacular compilation of concert footage from the group's gigs in Amsterdam and New York City's famed Carnegie Hall, with director Wim Wenders capturing not only the music -- but also the musicians' life stories.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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2. Memories of Underdevelopment

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7.7/10
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69/100
Released: 1968
Drama

What it's about: 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 virgin girl he seeks to mould into the image of his ex-wife, but at what cost to himself?

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (iTunes).

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3. Viva

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67/100
Released: 2015Rated: R
Drama

What it's about: Jesús, a young hairdresser, works at a Havana nightclub for drag performers, and dreams of being a performer himself. Encouraged by his mentor, Mama, Jesús finally gets his chance to take the stage. But when Angel, his estranged father, abruptly reenters his life, his world is quickly turned upside down. The macho Angel, recently released from a 15-year stint in prison, tries to squelch his son’s ambition to perform in drag. Father and son clash over their opposing expectations of each other, struggling to understand one another and reconcile as a family. Shot in a gritty neighbourhood far from the Havana most tourists know, Viva is a heartrending story of music, performance and survival.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & Plex) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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4. Yuli

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7.0/10
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65/100
Released: 2018
Drama, Biography

What it's about: Yuli is the nickname given to Carlos Acosta by his father, Pedro, who considers him the son of Ogun, an African god and a fighter. As a child Yuli avoids discipline and education, learning from the streets of an impoverished and abandoned Havana. His father, however, has other ideas, and knowing that his son has a natural talent for dance, sends him to the National Ballet School of Cuba. Despite his repeated escapes and initial poor behaviour, the boy is inevitably drawn to the world of dance, and begins to shape his legendary career from a young age, becoming the first black dancer to be cast in some of the most prestigious ballet roles, originally written for white dancers, in companies such as the Houston Ballet or the Royal Ballet in London.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & HBO).

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5. Juan of the Dead

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6.4/10
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64/100
Released: 2011
Comedy, Horror

What it's about: While Havana is full of zombies hungry for human flesh, official media reported that the disturbances are caused by dissidents paid by the United States. Panic seizes all until Juan comes to the rescue: he discovers he can kill the undead destroying his brain, and decides to start a small business under the slogan "We kill your loved ones."

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 6 services (iTunes, Google Play & 4 others).

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6. The Oath

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7.2/10
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63/100
Released: 2010
Documentary

What it's about: Tells the story of two men, Abu Jandal and Salim Ahmed Hamdan, whose fateful encounter in 1996 set them on a course of events that led them to Afghanistan, Osama bin Laden, 9/11, Guantanamo, and the U.S. Supreme Court.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Sundance Now).

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7. A Translator

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7.0/10
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62/100
Released: 2019
Drama

What it's about: A Russian Literature professor at the University of Havana is ordered to work as a translator for child victims of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster when they are sent to Cuba for medical treatment. Based on a true story.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Starz & Kanopy), stream on a popular TV everywhere service (Starz) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Vudu).

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8. Una Noche

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6.8/10
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61/100
Released: 2012
Drama, LGBTQ

What it's about: 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.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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9. A Tuba To Cuba

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7.3/10
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60/100
Released: 2019Rated: PG
Documentary, History

What it's about: A son seeking to fulfill his late father’s dream takes his band from the storied city of New Orleans to the shores of Cuba, where — through the universal language of music — dark and ancient connections between their peoples reveal the roots of jazz.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a subscription service (Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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10. Buena Vista Social Club: Adios

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58/100
Released: 2017Rated: PG
Documentary, Musical

What it's about: In 1996, Cuban bandleader Juan de Marcos Gonzalez, British producer Nick Gold, and American guitarist Ry Cooder convened in Havana to produce a Cuban-Malian collaboration. When the Malians couldn’t get visas, the team turned their attention to reviving a forgotten generation of legendary son cubano musicians and formed an on-the-fly ensemble: the Buena Vista Social Club. Two decades since that fateful first session, we catch up to these master musicians, as they reflect on the magical unfolding of their lives—from humble origins to the evolution and surprising revival of their careers, all against the backdrop of Cuba’s dramatic history. Brimming with unseen concert, rehearsal, and archival footage, this film is an emotional, shimmering celebration of music’s power to transcend age, ideologies, and class, and to connect us to each other through our souls.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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11. My Twentieth Century

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7.1/10
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53/100
Released: 1989
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: A tale of twin girls, Dóra and Lili, who are born in 1880 Budapest at the same moment Thomas Edison presents his electric lightbulb to the world. The sisters are soon orphaned and separated in childhood, and follow different paths: one grows up to be a naïvely idealistic, bomb-toting anarchist, the other a pampered, hedonistic courtesan. Their paths cross once again on the Orient Express on New Year s Eve 1899...

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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12. Plot for Peace

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53/100
Released: 2013
Documentary, History

What it's about: This is the untold story behind History, a well-kept secret behind the world-wide icon: Nelson Mandela's release was a Plot for Peace. For the first time, heads of state, generals, diplomats, master spies and anti-apartheid fighters reveal how Africa's front line states helped end apartheid. Their improbable key to Mandela's prison cell was a mysterious French businessman, dubbed "Monsieur Jacques" in classified correspondence. His trade secret was trust

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $2.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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13. Four Seasons in Havana

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7.6/10
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49/100
Year: 2016-2020Rated: TV-MASeasons: 1
Crime, Drama

What it's about: As Havana slowly revolves through the year, wistful detective Mario Conde probes the sultry heart of the city to investigate dark and deadly crimes.

Where to Watch: 4 episodes (50%) are available to stream on a popular subscription service (Netflix).

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14. Viva Cuba

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6.9/10
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47/100
Released: 2005
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: The friendship between two children is threatened by their parents’ differences. Malú is from a family that was upper-class before the Revolution and remains well-to-do through remittances from relatives overseas, and her single mother (Larisa Vega Alamar) does not want her to play with Jorgito, as she thinks his background coarse and commonplace. Jorgito’s mother (Luisa María Jiménez Rodríguez),

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi).

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15. Behavior

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7.6/10
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46/100
Released: 2014
Drama

What it's about: Meet Chala, an eleven year-old boy with a hard life and strong respect for Carmela, his sixth grade teacher. The pair develops a solid bond, but after Carmela suffers an accident, things get complicated…

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (iTunes).

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16. The Last Match

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Released: 2013
Drama, LGBTQ

What it's about: Cuba is not a country for young gays. Teen rent boy Reinier falls in love with a mate in the slum soccer field at their neighbourhood in Havana. Although obsessed with moneymaking to hold up his baby, teen wife and wife's granma, gambler Reinier always fails in getting the stoke of luck he looks for. At the same time he cannot help being infatuated by Yosvani. Handsome Yosvani will give up his wealthy -and elder- girlfriend whom he hooked to pay him a lavish life in the big city, and the works he makes for her father, a loan thug, so much in love he is with Reinier. But the boys would fight hard to keep this love in the reckless Havana streets.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Prime Video).

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17. Salut les Cubains

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7.4/10
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46/100
Released: 1963
Documentary, Animation

What it's about: A half-hour photo montage made up of 1500 out of over 4000 pictures Agnès Varda took while vacationing in Cuba. It deals with the revolution led by Fidel Castro.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Fandor).

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18. Santa & Andres

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43/100
Released: 2016Rated: R
Drama

What it's about: Santa, a peasant woman loyal to the Revolution, is sent to guard Andrés, a gay writer who is under house arrest, considered “ untrustworthy” for his ideas and sexuality by the Cuban authorities. Set in a small village in eastern Cuba during the early 1980s, this poignant political drama depicts an encounter between two deeply thoughtful souls on opposite sides of a profound cultural divide. Both have experienced deep loss, and both know the damaging effects of isolation and oppression. Even so, the cavernous ideological divide separating them — the same one that has separated Cuban friends and kin for over 50 years — has until now seemed insurmountable.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & Kanopy) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Vudu).

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19. Nada+

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6.3/10
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42/100
Released: 2001
Comedy, Romance

What it's about: Carla, a young postal worker in Havana, spends her days postmarking thousands of letters and dreaming of the day when she can be reunited with her parents, who moved to Miami when she was fifteen. To fulfill her longing for intimacy, she opens random letters and rewrites them into lyrical prose, believing she is helping her fellow Cubans understand one another better. Beautifully filmed in black and white accented by brilliant colours, Nada+ has a stunning visual composition. With its delightful mix of visual humour, theatrical characters, bureaucratic satire and a lighthearted love story, it has a distinctly Cuban flair.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video, Fandor & Hoopla) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 1 service (Prime Video).

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20. 79 Springs

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6.8/10
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40/100
Released: 1969
Documentary

What it's about: 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.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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21. El Techo

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6.8/10
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38/100
Released: 2016
Drama

What it's about: In the middle of La Habana, three friends meet on the rooftop day after day to discuss their dreams and aspirations. Though they lack the proper resources, they decide to start their own business, a decision that pushes them towards maturity, although at an unforeseen cost.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (HBO).

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22. The Companion

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38/100
Released: 2016Rated: R
Drama, Documentary

What it's about: At the height of the 1980s AIDS epidemic, Cuban boxing champion Horacio's punishment for failing a drug test is to watch over the brash, combative Daniel, a patient in a sanatorium where HIV patients are compulsorily confined. The two collide as Daniel yearns for freedom while Horacio dreams of returning to the ring.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Prime Video).

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23. The Lost Son of Havana

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7.9/10
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38/100
Released: 2009
Documentary

What it's about: After 46 years in exile, former major league baseball star Luis Tiant returns to Cuba, where he encounters unexpected demons and receives unexpected gifts from his family.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $1.99 on 5 services (iTunes, Google Play & 3 others).

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24. Acorazado

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6.7/10
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37/100
Released: 2010
Comedy

What it's about: Silverio Palacios, 40, a failed union worker from Veracruz, decides to turn his life around. Tired of earning his money panhandling in the streets, he decides to follow up on a plan that’s been on his friend and union leader's, Alacrán, mind for the longest time. He transforms his old taxi into a makeshift raft and set sail towards Miami to find success in the United States posing as a Cuban immigrant.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & YouTube).

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25. Last Days in Havana

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7.1/10
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37/100
Released: 2016Rated: R
Drama

What it's about: The story of a friendship in a city on the verge of substantial change. Miguel dreams of settling in New York while he waits for a visa that never seems to arrive, and Diego, a HIV-positive homosexual man, puts his dreams and cheerfulness to good use in his struggle to carry on enjoying every single day of his life from a rickety old bed in his small bedroom.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).

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26. The Extraordinary Journey of Celeste García

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6.4/10
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35/100
Released: 2018Rated: R
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: Follows a kindly Havana-based planetarium worker who accepts a very special invitation from her neighbour, an extraterrestrial.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Prime Video).

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27. LBJ

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6.7/10
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35/100
Released: 1968
Documentary

What it's about: This is a montage of different images from the JFK, Martin Luther King and Bobby Kennedy triumphs and assassinations, all three events being observed by Lyndon Johnson as the dark figure who is plotting the anti-black rights movement.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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28. The Tiger Leaps and Kills, but It Will Die... It Will Die...

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35/100
Released: 1973
Documentary

What it's about: An obituary for Victor Jara, the Chilean folksinger who was murdered in a football stadium by the military junta during the days of the September 1973 coup.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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29. Castro's Secret Reef

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Released: 2016Rated: PG
Documentary

What it's about: Cuba's enforced isolation has resulted in the unlikeliest of marine reserves: a huge, rambling archipelago known as Jardines de la Reina, or "Gardens of the Queen." Stretching around 140 miles along the southern coast of Cuba, it's one of the longest barrier reef systems in the world. Get an up-close look at Fidel Castro's diving playground, a forgotten ocean paradise unseen for half a century, and witness exotic species rarely seen elsewhere in the region. It's the lost jewel of the Caribbean, but how long can this pristine wilderness survive?

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (fuboTV, CBS All Access & Smithsonian Earth).

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30. Namibia: The Cuban Female Boxing Revolution

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33/100
Released: 2016
Documentary

What it's about: In a new short film, Namibia: Cuba’s Female Boxing Revolution, Stockholm-based director Maceo Frost captures the tireless battle of Namibia Flores Rodriguez, the only known female boxer in the Caribbean nation. Training at Havana’s Rafael Trejo arena in defiance of the ban, the athlete undertakes the same unrelenting regime as her male counterparts—running the same circuits, lifting the same truck tires—but without the hope that she might one day represent her country.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Vudu).

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31. All You Can Eat Buddha

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5.8/10
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33/100
Released: 2017
Comedy, Drama

What it's about: At the Palacio, an all-inclusive resort in the carribean, Mike's arrival complicates the normal flow of operations. His voracious appetite, mysterious magnetism and unexpected miracles bring him the curious, among which he makes three friends and meeets a few admirers, a jealous salsa teacher and an enamored octopus. All of whom will accompany him in a gargantuan downward spiral mixing civil unrest and intestinal meltdown; a change of administration held up by the most attentive staff in the world.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Kanopy).

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32. Cerro Pelado

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32/100
Released: 1966
Documentary

What it's about: A ship of athletes training on the rough seas becomes a symbol of Castro’s Cuba, the games projected on the backdrop of political struggle. This is the story of a ship and of a sports delegation whom the enemy tried to stop from participating in the Tenth Central American and Caribbean Games.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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33. Hasta la victoria siempre

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Released: 1967
Documentary

What it's about: An obituary of Che Guevara, made in forty-eight hours to be shown at the mass meeting on the 18th October 1967 in the Plaza de la Revolucion in Havana, where Fidel Castro announced the death of Guevara in Bolivia.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (Fandor).

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34. Cuban Food Stories

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31/100
Released: 2018
Documentary

What it's about: After ten years living as an expat in the United States, Asori Soto decides to return to his homeland of Cuba to search for the missing flavors of his childhood. This is a journey to discover culinary traditions long thought lost due to the hardship that Cuba survived after the collapse of the Soviet Union.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $4.99 on 1 service (iTunes).

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35. Cuban Rebel Girls

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Released: 1959
Action & Adventure

What it's about: Errol Flynn, playing himself as a war correspondent, reports the dangerous goings-on of a band of Cuban rebels- Two of which are misguided teenage girls from America. The film was shot with Castro's cooperation while he was still fighting Batista's forces.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi).

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36. Queen of Condoms

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6.9/10
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30/100
Released: 2007
Documentary

What it's about: Ceschi and Stamm's documentary tells the incredible story of Monika Krause, a former East German citizen, who became Fidel Castro's Sexual Education Minister. After 20 years in Cuba, Krause set the Cuban sexual revolution in motion: in favor of a woman's right to sexual fulfillment and legal abortion, and against exclusion of homosexuals, she acquired the title "Queen of Condoms". A film about potent female agitators, staunch macho men and Caribbean love lives.

Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & YouTube).

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37. Three Days in Havana

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29/100
Released: 2014
Comedy, Crime

What it's about: A businessman gets caught up in an assassination plot when he travels to Cuba.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi & Vudu), stream on a subscription service (Hoopla) & rent or buy from $1.99 on 4 services (iTunes, Google Play & 2 others).

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38. Walter: Lessons from the World's Oldest People

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27/100
Released: 2013
Documentary, Biography

What it's about: After an encounter with Walter Breuning, the World's Oldest Man, Hunter Weeks and his fiance Sarah Hall take an adventure to meet the oldest people in the world, including some of the last people born in the 1800s. Capturing the extraordinary lives of people 110 years or older, the couple's journey sheds light on what is truly important in life. Traveling across the United States, Cuba, and Italy, Hunter and Sarah explore life's lessons through the stories of several living supercentenarians and the families that support them. WALTER connects us to the inspiring lives of our elders and their lessons for living life right.

Where to Watch: Available to watch free online (Tubi), stream on a subscription service (Dove Channel) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Prime Video).

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39. Todo Cambia

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25/100
Released: 2000
Documentary

What it's about: A documentary that takes an in depth look at a government sanctioned art school in Cuba and its students. Interviews of various artists attending the school allow viewers a glimpse into their personal and professional lives.

Where to Watch: Available to rent or buy from $3.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Prime Video & Vudu).