The Mambo Kings tells the story of César and Nestor Castillo, brothers and aspiring musicians who flee from Cuba to America in search of the American Dream.

  1. Arne Glimcher


  2. Oscar Hijuelos


  3. Cynthia Cidre


Top Billed Cast

  1. Antonio Banderas

    Antonio Banderas

    Nestor Castillo

  2. Armand Assante

    Armand Assante

    Cesar Castillo

  3. Cathy Moriarty

    Cathy Moriarty

    Lanna Lake

  4. Maruschka Detmers

    Maruschka Detmers

    Delores Fuentes

  5. Pablo Calogero

    Ramon - The Mambo Kings Band

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The Mambo Kings
The Mambo Kings


Status Released

Release Information

  • February 28, 1992


    Under 17 requires accompanying parent or adult guardian 21 or older. The parent/guardian is required to stay with the child under 17 through the entire movie, even if the parent gives the child/teenager permission to see the film alone. These films may contain strong profanity, graphic sexuality, nudity, strong violence, horror, gore, and strong drug use. A movie rated R for profanity often has more severe or frequent language than the PG-13 rating would permit. An R-rated movie may have more blood, gore, drug use, nudity, or graphic sexuality than a PG-13 movie would admit.

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 44m

Budget -

Revenue $6,742,168.00



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