Best new Cuban Movies in 2018 & 2017 (Netflix & Cinema List)

The Vore's Film staff selects the top best Cuban movies of 2018 in cinema, DVD and Netflix. Are Paddy Breathnach, Ernesto Daranas & Miguel Coyula Cuba's biggest directors?

Due to its politically isolated position, Cuba’s film history is a pretty unique one. Scroll down and find out about the most interesting Cuban movies of this decade so far.

New Cuban movies in 2018

Top movies up for release in 2018

  • Sniffing Mom

    DIRECTOR: Day Garcia
    CAST: Rey Montesinos Nieves Riovalles Grisell Monzón

    When his mother dies, Lucas accidentally inhales her ashes. As a result, he is 'brought back' to the 1980's; the days when his mother was still a woman in her prime. Read more

    RATING: 78/100

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Best Cuban movies of 2017

Top rated 2017 Cuban movies

  • Buena Vista Social Club: Adios

    DIRECTOR: Lucy Walker
    CAST: Ibrahim Ferrer Eliades Ochoa Omara Portuondo

    Wim Wenders' documentary 'Buena Vista Social Club' was a huge success in 1999. It had a great impact on its members. Acclaimed documentary maker Lucy Walker focusses on how it affected their lives. Read more

    RATING: 90/100

    RELEASE DATE: May 21st, 2017

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Best Cuban movies on Netflix or DVD in 2018

2010's best rated Cuban movies out on DVD, Bluray or streaming on VOD (Netflix, Amazon).

  • Vientos de la Habana

    DIRECTOR: Félix Viscarret
    CAST: Juana Acosta Carlos Enrique Almirante Vladimir Cruz

    A drug kingpin becomes the prime suspect in case of a spirited high school teacher's killing when a detective investigates the case and finds that he is linked to... Read more

    RATING: 76/100

    RELEASE DATE: September 30th, 2016

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  • Conducta

    DIRECTOR: Ernesto Daranas
    CAST: Miriel Cejas Yuliet Cruz Armando Valdes Freire

    A schoolteacher has a special regard for the students from broken homes, so the headmaster offers her to follow a young kid. Chala who is infatuated with Yeni, and both... Read more

    RATING: 76/100

    RELEASE DATE: January 30th, 2015

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  • Memories of Overdevelopment

    DIRECTOR: Miguel Coyula
    CAST: Bill Clinton Fidel Castro Anna Biani

    A highly acclaimed Cuban movie; an intellectual leaves Cuba to settle in a developed country but he finds himself staring at uncertainty of his new life. He feels like an... Read more

    RATING: 70/100

    RELEASE DATE: January 22nd, 2010

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  • Melaza

    DIRECTOR: Carlos Lechuga
    CAST: Yuliet Cruz Armando Miguel Gómez Luis Antonio Gotti

    Closure of sugar mill has brought unemployment and poverty upon many in the town; in these hard times a young couple is looking to find ways to survive. Read more

    RATING: 69/100

    RELEASE DATE: March 4th, 2013

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  • Una Noche

    DIRECTOR: Lucy Mulloy
    CAST: Dariel Arrechaga Anailín de la Rúa de la Torre Javier Núñez Florián

    A young boy in Havana wishes to escape to Miami that is just at a mere distance of ninety kilometers but a charge of assault on him has made things difficult so he seeks... Read more

    RATING: 69/100

    RELEASE DATE: April 19th, 2012

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  • 7 Days in Havana

    DIRECTOR: Laurent Cantet, Benicio Del Toro
    CAST: Josh Hutcherson Vladimir Cruz Magali Wilson

    The film features a week in the Cuban capital with each day corresponding to a particular segment of film directed by a particular director; in simple words a compilation... Read more

    RATING: 61/100

    RELEASE DATE: May 30th, 2012

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