Uruguay (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
Monos (2019)
6.9
78 metascore

Monos (2019)

R | 102 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

On a remote mountaintop, eight kids with guns watch over a hostage and a conscripted milk cow.

Director: Alejandro Landes | Stars: Sofia Buenaventura, Julián Giraldo, Karen Quintero, Laura Castrillón

Votes: 15,479

A Twelve-Year Night (2018)

TV-MA | 122 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

1973. Uruguay is governed by a military dictatorship. One autumn night, three Tupamaro prisoners are taken from their jail cells in a secret military operation. The order is precise: "As we... See full summary »

Director: Álvaro Brechner | Stars: Antonio de la Torre, Chino Darín, Alfonso Tort, César Troncoso

Votes: 9,154

The Last Matinee (2020)

88 min | Horror

It's a soaking wet day with rain pouring down and one of the best things to do is to go seek refuge in a great old cinema. There's just one problem: a murderer is on the loose and he also has taken refuge there.

Director: Maximiliano Contenti | Stars: Ricardo Islas, Luciana Grasso, Franco Duran, Julieta Spinelli

Votes: 657

Killer Bean Forever (2009)

TV-PG | 85 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

Killer Bean is sent on a mission in Beantown, but when he attacks one of the warehouses owned by the mafia boss, Cappuccino, he gets the attention of Detective Cromwell, a bean who's trying to put Cappuccino, and possibly Killer Bean, behind bars.

Director: Jeff Lew | Stars: Vegas J. Jenkins, Bryan Session, Matthew Tyler, David Guilmette

Votes: 3,321

The Sleepwalkers (2019)

107 min | Drama

Tracking the tandem voyages of a mother and daughter into fraught emotional terrain, Argentinian director Paula Hernández examines the ways desire and expectation clash when familial pressures push women to their limits.

Director: Paula Hernández | Stars: Erica Rivas, Ornella D'Elía, Marilú Marini, Luis Ziembrowski

Votes: 609

Neon Bull (2015)
6.8
80 metascore

Neon Bull (2015)

Unrated | 101 min | Drama

Iremar works at the rodeo in North East of Brazil. From his home, the truck used to transport the animals, he dreams of a future in the region's booming clothing industry.

Director: Gabriel Mascaro | Stars: Juliano Cazarré, Maeve Jinkings, Josinaldo Alves, Roberto Birindelli

Votes: 3,027 | Gross: $0.03M

Grey Eyes (2018)

100 min | Action, Sci-Fi

In a post-apocalyptic future, mankind is color blind. A brilliant scientist suddenly dies, leaving his precious briefcase-filled with a highly-addictive synthetic drug that allows people to... See full summary »

Director: Santiago Ventura | Stars: Fernando Amaral, Cecilia Milano, William Prociuk, Rafael Soliwoda

Votes: 35

Burnt Money (2000)
7.1
68 metascore

Burnt Money (2000)

R | 125 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

Nene & Angel and their accomplice Cuervo participate in a botched bank robbery in 1965 Buenos Aires, then hide out from the police in Uruguay while the gang breaks down.

Director: Marcelo Piñeyro | Stars: Eduardo Noriega, Leonardo Sbaraglia, Pablo Echarri, Leticia Brédice

Votes: 6,324 | Gross: $0.24M

Whisky (2004)
7.0
66 metascore

Whisky (2004)

94 min | Comedy, Drama

When his long-lost brother resurfaces, Jacobo, desperate to prove his life has added up to something, looks to scrounge up a wife. He turns to Marta, an employee at his sock factory, with ... See full summary »

Directors: Juan Pablo Rebella, Pablo Stoll | Stars: Andrés Pazos, Mirella Pascual, Jorge Bolani, José Pedro Bujaruz

Votes: 5,950

The Silent House (2010)

Not Rated | 86 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror

A girl becomes trapped inside a house and becomes unable to contact the outside world as supernatural forces haunt it.

Director: Gustavo Hernández | Stars: Florencia Colucci, Abel Tripaldi, Gustavo Alonso, María Salazar

Votes: 7,625

Aire libre (2014)

TV-MA | 102 min | Drama, Romance

A couple of thirty-somethings struggling with life, marriage, work, a kid and a new bought house outside the city.

Director: Anahí Berneri | Stars: Máximo Silva, Leonardo Sbaraglia, Celeste Cid, Erica Rivas

Votes: 285

The Heiresses (2018)
6.7
77 metascore

The Heiresses (2018)

TV-14 | 98 min | Drama

Chela and Chiquita are both descended from wealthy families in Asunción and have been together for over 30 years. But recently, their financial situation has worsened and they begin selling... See full summary »

Director: Marcelo Martinessi | Stars: Norma Codas, Margarita Irun, Ana Brun, Yvera

Votes: 2,876 | Gross: $0.08M

The Lost Brother (2017)

112 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Cetarti, a public employee who has just been fired, travels from Buenos Aires to Lapachito, a lonely town in the Chaco province. He must take care of the corpses of his mother and brother ... See full summary »

Director: Israel Adrián Caetano | Stars: Leonardo Sbaraglia, Daniel Hendler, Erasmo Olivera, Déborah Vidret

Votes: 1,604

The Year of Fury (2020)

102 min | Action, Adventure, History

The life of the writers of a television program in Uruguay is affected by the pressures of the military in the year that preceded the military coup of 1973.

Director: Rafa Russo | Stars: Alberto Ammann, Joaquín Furriel, Daniel Grao, Martina Gusman

Votes: 87

El Pepe: A Supreme Life (2018)

74 min | Documentary, Biography

An examination of the life, times, and legacy of Uruguay's last president, José "Pepe" Mujica.

Director: Emir Kusturica | Star: Pepe Mujica

Votes: 1,691

Window Boy Would also Like to Have a Submarine (2020)

95 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

Aboard a cruise ship out at sea, a young sailor discovers a door mysteriously leading to an apartment in Montevideo. Meanwhile, a group of Asian farmers find an abandoned shed in the valley, attributing it supernatural powers.

Director: Alex Piperno | Stars: Inés Bortagaray, Daniel Quiroga, Noli Tobol

Votes: 139

Bad Christmas (2021)

93 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

A peaceful Christmas Eve is interrupted when a thief breaks into a house. What he isn't counting on is the family's little daughter, who mistakes him for Santa Claus and asks him to fulfill his Christmas wish list.

Director: Gastón Portal | Stars: Natalia Oreiro, Diego Peretti, Esteban Bigliardi, Pablo Rago

Votes: 53

You Shall Not Sleep (2018)

106 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

A young theatre actress agrees to participate in a new stage play of a famous dramatist, without thought for the consequences.

Director: Gustavo Hernández | Stars: Belén Rueda, Eva De Dominici, Natalia de Molina, Germán Palacios

Votes: 1,204

Divine Love (2019)
6.2
86 metascore

Divine Love (2019)

101 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

A woman uses her bureaucratic job to convince divorcing couples to stay together is utterly committed to getting pregnant by her husband in a future of dance parties, ritualistic orgies and fundamentalist Christianity.

Director: Gabriel Mascaro | Stars: Dira Paes, Julio Machado, Antonio Pastich, Rubens Santos

Votes: 1,859

Boku No Hero Academia: Realidad Alterna (2018–2019)

Action, Adventure

Mankind has developed superpowers known as "Quirks"; this is the power the vast majority possesses, those who do not, are being discriminated against and looked down on. Indeed, villains ... See full summary »

Stars: Tasuku Hatanaka, Kaito Ishikawa, Yûki Kaji, Toshiki Masuda

Votes: 174

El hipnotizador (2015– )

60 min | Drama, Fantasy

This is the story of Arenas, a hypnotist who can put people into a trance and make them reveal their innermost secrets. He is a man of mystery, lonely and isolated, who suffers from ... See full summary »

Stars: Carla Quevedo, Lee Taylor, Leonardo Sbaraglia, Eduardo Miglionico

Votes: 171

Andes Mágicos (2019– )

Documentary

6-part documentary series showcasing the landscape and people living in the Andes mountain regions from the southern tip of South America across Argentinia, Chile, Bolivia, Peru, Ecuador and Colombia.

Votes: 448

In the Quarry (2019)

82 min | Thriller

A summer afternoon, an abandoned quarry, four friends. An interpellative thriller about gender violence.

Directors: Bernardo Antonaccio, Rafael Antonaccio | Stars: Paula Silva, Augusto Gordillo, Rafael Beltrán, Luis Pazos

Votes: 190

Bad Day to Go Fishing (2009)

Not Rated | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Western

A flamboyant impresario and an ageing ex-wrestling champion arrive in a small town, offering a hefty award to the local challenger. In fact, the promoter wants to rinse the spectators for every penny. But, is this a good day to go fishing?

Director: Álvaro Brechner | Stars: Gary Piquer, Jouko Ahola, Antonella Costa, César Troncoso

Votes: 1,186

A Place in the World (1992)

PG | 120 min | Drama

Mario and Ana, in voluntary exile from Buenos Aires, live in a remote Argentine valley with their 12-year-old son Ernesto. Mario runs a school and a wool cooperative; Ana, a doctor, heads a... See full summary »

Director: Adolfo Aristarain | Stars: José Sacristán, Federico Luppi, Leonor Benedetto, Cecilia Roth

Votes: 2,387 | Gross: $0.10M

I'm Gilda (2016)

118 min | Biography, Drama, Music

The life and death of the tropical singer Gilda.

Director: Lorena Muñoz | Stars: Natalia Oreiro, Lautaro Delgado, Javier Drolas, Ángela Torres

Votes: 921

El Cojonudo (2005)

22 min | Short, Comedy

A young city couple are stuck in a gas station over a lost road in open countryside. An old man, disturbed by their disrespectful behavior, starts telling a story about respect, an ... See full summary »

Director: Fede Alvarez | Stars: Zina Bzhostovskaia, Noelia Campo, Julio Icazuriaga, Leandro Núñez

Votes: 142

Panic Attack! (2009)

5 min | Short, Sci-Fi

Giant robots invade Montevideo.

Director: Fede Alvarez | Stars: Diego Garrido, Pedro Luque, Rodo Sayagues

Votes: 1,489

Stranded: I've Come from a Plane That Crashed on the Mountains (2007)
8.1
82 metascore

Stranded: I've Come from a Plane That Crashed on the Mountains (2007)

Unrated | 130 min | Documentary

For the first time ever, survivors of the famous 1972 Andes plane crash tell in their own words their harrowing story of survival.

Director: Gonzalo Arijon | Stars: Jose Algorta, Roberto Canessa, Alfredo Delgado, Daniel Fernandez

Votes: 1,240 | Gross: $0.09M

The Apostate (I) (2015)
5.8
66 metascore

The Apostate (I) (2015)

Unrated | 80 min | Comedy

An existential comedy about a Spanish man trying to apostatize from the Catholic Church.

Director: Federico Veiroj | Stars: Álvaro Ogalla, Marta Larralde, Bárbara Lennie, Vicky Peña

Votes: 677

El Cinco (2014)

100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Argentinian soccer player leaves his club for a career outside sports. During his last five matches , he struggles with the question what he will do with his life.

Director: Adrián Biniez | Stars: Diego Mattioli, Néstor Guzzini, Esteban Lamothe, Patrick Mölleken

Votes: 348

Loveling (2018)
7.2
81 metascore

Loveling (2018)

95 min | Comedy, Drama

Irene has only a few days to surpass the anxiety and discover a new strength before sending her eldest son away to the world.

Director: Gustavo Pizzi | Stars: Karine Teles, Otávio Müller, Adriana Esteves, Konstantinos Sarris

Votes: 1,452

Short Plays (2014)

105 min | Sport

Football seen through the eyes of some of the best directors of the world.

Directors: Pedro Amorim, Karim Aïnouz, Abner Benaim, Faouzi Bensaïdi, Sebastián Cordero, Matias Cruz, Rune Denstad Langlo, Doris Dörrie, Fernando Eimbcke, Pablo Fendrik, Vincent Gallo, Daniel Gruener, Marcelo Gómez, Mascha Halberstad, Duane Hopkins, Bobo Jelcic, Buthina Canaan Khoury, Viktor Kosakovskiy, Luca Lucini, Carlos Moreno, Koen Mortier, Emnet Mulugeta, Gaspar Noé, Carlos Reygadas, Jaime Rosales, Pablo Stoll, Kiki Sugino, Juan Carlos Valdivia, Apichatpong Weerasethakul, Ik-joon Yang | Star: Sami Samir

Votes: 62

Acne (2008)

Not Rated | 87 min | Comedy, Drama

Rafa, a teenage boy who is just edging into his teens tries to unravel the mysteries of love and sex in this coming-of-age story. He is mired in the lower depths of adolescence; his skin is... See full summary »

Director: Federico Veiroj | Stars: Alejandro Tocar, Ana Julia Catalá, Gustavo Melnik, David Blankleider

Votes: 374

The Final Phase (2020)

79 min | Sci-Fi

Laura Pereira begins a desperate search to find her father who disappeared. While trying to find answers, something is following her. The disappearance of her father and the strange events,... See full summary »

Director: Gabriel Díaz | Stars: Maximiliano Zurraco, Alex Acosta, Claudio Santorelli, Gabriel Díaz

Votes: 679

Leo's Room (2009)

Unrated | 95 min | Drama, Romance

Leo, a young man coming to terms with his own sexuality, runs into Caro, a primary school friend he fancied when they were kids, who's now trying to ward off her own personal demons. This ... See full summary »

Director: Enrique Buchichio | Stars: Martín Rodríguez, Cecilia Cósero, Gerardo Begérez, Arturo Goetz

Votes: 1,072

The Employer and the Employee (2021)

106 min | Drama

The employer is a young man from a middle-class family; he leads a modern life and doesn't fit in with the traditional stereotype of rural producer. But he has one pressing concern: his ... See full summary »

Director: Manolo Nieto | Stars: Nahuel Pérez Biscayart, Cristian Borges, Justina Bustos, Carlos Lacuesta

Porfirio (2011)
6.5
74 metascore

Porfirio (2011)

101 min | Comedy, Drama

Confined between his bed and his wheelchair, Porfirio - a man who lives in a town on the edge of the Amazon - dreams of being able to fly.

Director: Alejandro Landes | Stars: Porfirio Ramire Aldana, Jarlinsson Ramirez Reinoso, Yor Jasbleidy Santos Torres

Votes: 275

Porn for Newbies (2018)

88 min | Comedy

A porn director, a fugitive, a priest. The life of Victor X.

Director: Carlos Ameglio | Stars: Martín Piroyansky, Nicolás Furtado, Carolina Manica, Daniel Aráoz

Votes: 529

The Moneychanger (2019)
6.3
61 metascore

The Moneychanger (2019)

97 min | Comedy, Drama

Spanning the fifties to the seventies, the film follows Humberto as he gets increasingly in over his head with multiple shady book-cooking schemes throughout South America, leading to an ultimate life-or-death decision.

Director: Federico Veiroj | Stars: Daniel Hendler, Dolores Fonzi, Luis Machín, Benjamín Vicuña

Votes: 234

Mr. Kaplan (2014)

Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

HD. A grumpy old man sees opportunity when he learns of a mysterious German man he suspects is a Nazi in hiding.

Director: Álvaro Brechner | Stars: Héctor Noguera, Néstor Guzzini, Rolf Becker, Nidia Telles

Votes: 896

Anina (2013)

Not Rated | 80 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

A fantastical journey into the world of a ten-year-old girl who, following a playground skirmish, is given the weirdest punishment in the history of weird punishments.

Director: Alfredo Soderguit | Stars: Federica Lacaño, María Mendive, César Troncoso, Cristina Morán

Votes: 832

Gonzalo Fonseca: Membra Disjecta & A Life in Stone

66 min | Documentary, Biography | Post-production

Membra Disjecta: Gonzalo Fonseca and the Heart of Stone is a documentary portrait of an artist who embodied the entire history of world art - and an artist who history has all but forgotten.

Director: Michael Gregory | Stars: Candy Buckley, Gonzalo Fonseca

25 Watts (2001)

Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy, Drama

24 hours in the life of three street youths in Montevideo.

Directors: Juan Pablo Rebella, Pablo Stoll | Stars: Daniel Hendler, Jorge Temponi, Alfonso Tort, Valentín Rivero

Votes: 1,583

Planta permanente (2019)

78 min | Comedy, Drama

Lila and Marcela have always worked on the cleaning staff of a state office. They know its nooks and crannies better than anyone, and have found a way to support themselves - and a dream - ... See full summary »

Director: Ezequiel Radusky | Stars: Liliana Juárez, Rosario Bléfari, Verónica Perrotta, Nina Vera Suárez Bléfari

Votes: 129

Ghosting Gloria (2021)

113 min | Comedy

A single 30-year-old who has never had an orgasm, finally finds her ideal lover but the only caveat is that he doesn't inhabit the world of the living.

Directors: Marcela Matta, Mauro Sarser | Stars: Stefania Tortorella, Fernando Amaral, Mauro Sarser, Nenan Pelenur

The Sharks (2019)

80 min | Drama

Two young lovers embark on a relationship while a rumor of sharks at the beach has everyone talking.

Director: Lucía Garibaldi | Stars: Romina Bentancur, Federico Morosini, Fabián Arenillas, Antonella Aquistapache

Votes: 262

Act of Violence in a Young Journalist (1988 Video)

108 min | Action, Drama

Blanca, a brilliant young journalist who is writing a thesis on violence, is unaware that a psychopathic killer is on her trail.

Director: Manuel Lamas | Stars: Blanca Gimenez, Vittorio Maganza, Gabriela Novasco, Carlos Regueiro

Votes: 92

Perú: tesoro escondido (2017)

76 min | Documentary

Perú: tesoro escondido is a documentary genre film about the secrets of Perú. The millinery culture of their ancestors, the beautiful landscapes, the tourist places and other places not yet... See full summary »

Director: Luis Ara

Votes: 468

The Dog Pound (2006)

90 min | Drama

David, has just failed his university examinations and has one year to re-write them. Ruben, his father, a pragmatic and successful businessman, has been paying for David's education, the ... See full summary »

Director: Manolo Nieto | Stars: Pablo Riera, Martín Adjemián, María Sofía Dabarca, Richard Vera

Votes: 264

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