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)
7.0
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: 11,217

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: 7,525

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: 2,625

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: 1,281

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: 5,159

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: 2,529 | 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: 1,358

Neon Bull (2015)
6.9
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: 2,665 | Gross: $0.03M

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: 5,978 | Gross: $0.24M

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: 1,213

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: 322

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: 1,216

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: 1,089

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: 110

Don't Cry for Me England (2018)

103 min | Comedy, History, Sport

In 1806, in the mist of the British invasion of Buenos Aires, football is introduced. A merchant of the time sees in this sport a unique business opportunity and in the process awakens a passion so great that it can replace the war.

Director: Néstor Montalbano | Stars: Mike Amigorena, Gonzalo Heredia, Diego Capusotto, Laura Fidalgo

Votes: 55

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: 176

Porfirio (2011)
6.4
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: 258

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: 7,365

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: 1,007

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: 151

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: 40

Alelí (2019)

TV-MA | 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: 221

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: 766

Andes Mágicos (2019– )

Documentary

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Votes: 185

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: 98

Tamara (II) (2016)

110 min | Drama, Romance

The film is based in the real life of Teo, a distinguished, prominent and outstanding lawyer, with a four year marriage and two small children, who decides to accomplish his long time secret: to change his body and become a woman.

Director: Elia K. Schneider | Stars: Luis Fernandez, Prakriti Maduro, Mimi Lazo, Karina Velasquez

Votes: 130

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: 2,236 | Gross: $0.10M

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: 430

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: 446

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: 1,121

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: 241

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: 1,199 | Gross: $0.09M

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: 753

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: 840

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: 2,594

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: 568

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: 177

The Night of Alicia (2020)

93 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller | Completed

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, Pablo Rago, Esteban Bigliardi

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: 1,494

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

Panic Attack! (2009)

5 min | Short, Sci-Fi

Giant robots invade Montevideo.

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

Votes: 1,432

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: 164

Perú: tesoro escondido (2017)

80 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: 329

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: 308

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: Inés Bortagaray, Daniel Quiroga, Noli Tobol

Votes: 30

Cannibals (2015– )

Drama

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

Votes: 119

El Candidato (II) (2016)

80 min | Comedy

"The Candidate" delivers a behind-the-scenes tale of a campaign being run in an effort to get nondescript millionaire Martin Marchand (Diego de Paula) elected to office. A team of advisers ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Hendler | Stars: Diego De Paula, Ana Katz, Matías Singer, Roberto Suárez

Votes: 332

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: 126

Rolling Papers (2015)
6.2
60 metascore

Rolling Papers (2015)

TV-MA | 79 min | Documentary, Biography, News

At ground zero of the green rush, The Denver Post became the first major media outlet to appoint a marijuana editor. Policy news, strain reviews, parenting advice and edible recipes are the new norm in the unprecedented world of pot journalism.

Director: Mitch Dickman | Stars: Ricardo Baca, Ry Prichard

Votes: 448

Home Team (2017)

TV-14 | 102 min | Family, Sport

Mi Mundial is an Uruguayan movie based on Daniel Baldi's namesake book. It tells the story of Tito, a wonderful football player, who comes from a poor family in a little village and is ... See full summary »

Director: Carlos Andrés Morelli | Stars: Jorge Bolani, Facundo Campelo, Néstor Guzzini, Marcel Keoroglian

Votes: 91

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