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)
7.2
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: 7,081

Killer Bean Forever (2009)

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

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: 2,249

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: 6,395

Whisky (2004)
7.1
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: 4,785

Porno para principiantes (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: 281

The Heiresses (2018)
6.7
77 metascore

The Heiresses (2018)

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: Ana Brun, Margarita Irun, Ana Ivanova, Nilda Gonzalez

Votes: 2,281 | Gross: $0.08M

Divine Love (2019)
6.3
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: 1,122

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: 799

Porfirio (2011)
6.5
74 metascore

Porfirio (2011)

101 min | Comedy, Drama

An adult male, 155 centimeters tall, of dark complexion; presents frontal baldness, regular eyebrows, brown eyes, wide nose, big mouth with thick lips, slight upper lip hair and big ears ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 238

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: 2,496 | Gross: $0.03M

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: 1,007

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: 1,247

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: 7,276

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: 1,069

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

110 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: Daniel Quiroga, Inés Bortagaray, Noli Tobol

Votes: 13

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: 203

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: 34

El año de la Furia (2020)

Thriller | Post-production

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

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: Ornella D'Elía, Rafael Federman, Daniel Hendler, Valeria Lois

Votes: 77

Acné (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: 311

Burnt Money (2000)
7.2
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: 5,891 | Gross: $0.24M

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: 718

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: 1,182 | Gross: $0.09M

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: 2,186 | Gross: $0.10M

Averno (2018)

87 min | Adventure

Young bootblack Tupah embarks on a frantic quest to find his uncle lost in the Averno, a place where the Andean inhabitants believe that the dead coexist with the living and where ... See full summary »

Director: Marcos Loayza | Stars: Paolo Vargas, Luigi Antezana, Alejandro Marañon, Fred Nunez

Votes: 110

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: 146

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

Action, Adventure

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

Votes: 89

The Pope's Toilet (2007)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

A small South American village is in a flurry over the Pope's 1988 visit.

Directors: César Charlone, Enrique Fernández | Stars: César Troncoso, Virginia Méndez, Mario Silva, Virginia Ruiz

Votes: 2,545

The Moneychanger (2019)
6.4
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: Germán de Silva, Dolores Fonzi, Daniel Hendler, Luis Machín

Votes: 130

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: Rafael Beltrán, Augusto Gordillo, Luis Pazos, Paula Silva

Votes: 66

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: 725

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: 1,096

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: 538

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: 972

Cannibals (2015– )

Drama

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Stars: Eduardo Blanco, Mario Alarcón, Natalia Lobo, Gabriel Gallicchio

Votes: 117

Andes Mágicos (2019– )

Documentary

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Votes: 97

Panic Attack! (2009)

5 min | Short, Sci-Fi

Giant robots invade Montevideo.

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

Votes: 1,411

Sun City (2019)

Documentary, Short

This is an Original Documentary Film by Arrayanes about a pioneer in Alchemy on Uruguay: 'Francisco Piria'. We share the misteries and wonder about the city of 'Piria' and their simbology.

Director: Alex Flores Bertini | Stars: Agustina Cantero, Carlos Rodríguez, Gabriela Muzio

Let It Be Law (2019)

82 min | Documentary

A documentary on the women fighting for abortion rights in Argentina.

Director: Juan Solanas

Votes: 40

Cenizas (I) (2018)

80 min | Drama

As Cotopaxi spews ash, issuing an eerie penumbra over Quito, a young woman confronts dormant familial conflicts. Desperate for a place to store her things as volcanic disaster looms, ... See full summary »

Director: Juan Sebastian Jacome | Stars: Samanta Caicedo, Diego Naranjo, Juana Estrella, Estela Álvarez

Votes: 52

Alelí (2019)

88 min | Comedy, Drama

The death of their father causes three dysfunctional siblings to fight over their beloved childhood home.

Director: Leticia Jorge | Stars: Néstor Guzzini, Mirella Pascual, Cristina Morán, Romina Peluffo

Votes: 25

Barbecue (2017)

TV-PG | 102 min | Documentary

A symphony of meat and fire, Barbecue shows us how an everyday ritual is shared by cultures around the world, as a way to celebrate community, friendship, and tradition. A film told in 13 ... See full summary »

Director: Matthew Salleh | Stars: Lwazi Dlaminilf, Rufo 'Junny' Servado, Katsunori Yashima

Votes: 386

Las olas (II) (2017)

87 min | Drama

Exhausted after leaving work, Alfonso goes to the beach and dives into the sea. Coming to the surface, he finds himself on another beach, in another time. His parents are waiting for him, ... See full summary »

Director: Adrián Biniez | Stars: Fabiana Charlo, Carlos Lissardy, Alfonso Tort, Julieta Zylberberg

Votes: 37

History of Fear (2014)

79 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

A hot summer. A private district with an enormous park. An abandoned plot of land in the suburbs and an uncontrollable wave of smoke spark uncertainty and chaos.

Director: Benjamín Naishtat | Stars: Jonathan Da Rosa, Tatiana Giménez, Mirella Pascual, Claudia Cantero

Votes: 314

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: 1,450

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: 125

Mr. Kaplan (2014)

Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

After fleeing Europe for Uruguay during WWII, Jacob Kaplan built a quiet life. Now 76, he begins to question his worth. After learning of a mysterious German prowling the shores of a nearby... See full summary »

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

Votes: 774

Une vie ailleurs (2017)

96 min | Drama

It's been four years since Sylvie's son Felipe was abducted by his father Pablo after their divorce. Having been let down by the French officials who had succeeded in tracking both them down, only to let them escape again, Sylvie has now decided to take matters into her own hands.

Director: Olivier Peyon | Stars: Isabelle Carré, Ramzy Bedia, María Dupláa, Virginia Méndez

Votes: 144

Belmonte (2018)

74 min | Comedy, Drama

A portrait of fatherhood in crisis, and the strength of a child.

Director: Federico Veiroj | Stars: Gonzalo Delgado, Olivia Molinaro Eijo, Jeannette Sauksteliskis, Tomás Wahrmann

Votes: 251

Guatemala: Corazón del Mundo Maya (2019)

67 min | Documentary

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Directors: Luis Ara, Ignacio Jaunsolo

Votes: 19

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