Most Popular Titles With Country of Origin Uruguay


1. Miami Vice (2006)

R | 134 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.0
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65 Metascore

Based on the 1980s TV action/drama, this update focuses on vice detectives Crockett and Tubbs as their respective personal and professional lives become dangerously intertwined.

Director: Michael Mann | Stars: Colin Farrell, Jamie Foxx, Li Gong, Naomie Harris

Votes: 98,046 | Gross: $63.45M

2. El hipnotizador (2015– )

60 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.6
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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: 94

3. Boi Neon (2015)

Unrated | 101 min | Drama

6.9
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80 Metascore

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 Berindelli

Votes: 1,924 | Gross: $0.03M

4. Perú: tesoro escondido (2017)

Documentary

7.0
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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: 33

5. No dormirás (2018)

Horror, Thriller | Post-production

In an abandoned psychiatric hospital, a theatre group experiments with insomnia for the preparation of a stage play. With the passage of days without sleep, they reach new thresholds of ... See full summary »

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

6. El otro hermano (2017)

112 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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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, Ángela Molina, Alian Devetac

Votes: 515

7. La casa muda (2010)

Not Rated | 86 min | Adventure, Drama, Horror

5.4
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The plot is based on a true story that happened in the late '40s in a small village in Uruguay. The film focuses on Laura, who, second by second, intends to leave a house, which hides an ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 6,850

8. El baño del Papa (2007)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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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: 2,383

9. Barbecue (2017)

102 min | Documentary

6.6
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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: 241

10. Whisky (2004)

94 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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66 Metascore

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: 4,306

11. Tamara (II) (2016)

110 min | Drama, Romance

8.1
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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: 85

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

Unrated | 130 min | Documentary

8.1
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82 Metascore

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: 1,104 | Gross: $0.09M

13. Panic Attack! (2009)

5 min | Short, Sci-Fi

7.0
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Giant robots invade Montevideo.

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

Votes: 1,317

14. Gilda, no me arrepiento de este amor (2016)

118 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.3
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The life and death of the tropical singer Gilda.

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

Votes: 435

15. La luz incidente (2015)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama

6.8
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A period drama set in 1960s Argentina, The story about the erratic beginning of a relationship and the urgent need for the first light after darkness. Since the accident, Luisa has not been... See full summary »

Director: Ariel Rotter | Stars: Erica Rivas, Marcelo Subiotto, Susana Pampín, Elvira Onetto

Votes: 210

16. Loveling (2018)

95 min | Completed

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

17. Acné (2008)

87 min | Comedy, Drama

5.4
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At the age of 13, Rafael Bregman has already lost his virginity, but has never kissed a girl. With his pimple-riddled face, his dysfunctional family, and a lowered self-esteem, getting this... See full summary »

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

Votes: 292

18. Anina (2013)

80 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.1
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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: 592

19. El cuarto de Leo (2009)

Unrated | 95 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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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: 893

20. Mal día para pescar (2009)

Not Rated | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Western

7.0
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Jacob van Oppen, the former strongest man on earth, and his manager Orsini, who calls himself "the Prince", make a good living by traveling around small South American towns and organizing ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 1,009

21. A Place in the World (1992)

PG | 120 min | Drama

7.9
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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: 1,909 | Gross: $0.10M

22. Burnt Money (2000)

R | 125 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

7.2
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68 Metascore

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: 5,472 | Gross: $0.24M

23. El Candidato (II) (2016)

80 min | Comedy

5.7
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"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: 218

24. Mr. Kaplan (2014)

Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller

6.5
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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: 669

25. Porfirio (2011)

101 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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74 Metascore

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 Ramirez, Jarlinsson Ramirez, Yor Jasbleidy Santos

Votes: 207

26. El apóstata (I) (2015)

Unrated | 80 min | Comedy

6.0
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66 Metascore

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: 398

27. Une vie ailleurs (2017)

96 min | Drama

7.0
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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: 67

28. El Cojonudo (2005)

22 min | Short, Comedy

6.1
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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: 112

30. Gigante (2009)

Not Rated | 84 min | Drama

6.9
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64 Metascore

A chronicle of a supermarket security guard's obsession with a late-shift janitor.

Director: Adrián Biniez | Stars: Horacio Camandule, Leonor Svarcas, Ignacio Alcuri, Fernando Alonso

Votes: 1,900 | Gross: $0.01M

31. Entre caníbales (2015– )

Drama

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

Votes: 103

32. Severina (2017)

103 min | Drama

6.4
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A melancholic, aspiring writer and bookseller is shaken by the appearances and disappearances of his newfound muse who steals books from his bookstore. Soon he discovers that she steals in ... See full summary »

Director: Felipe Hirsch | Stars: Carla Quevedo, Alejandro Awada, Alfredo Castro, Daniel Hendler

Votes: 45

33. Rolling Papers (2015)

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

6.0
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60 Metascore

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 | Star: Ricardo Baca

Votes: 327

34. Mi amiga del parque (2015)

86 min | Drama

6.4
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Running away from a bar without paying the bill is just the first adventure for Liz (mother to newborn Nicanor) and Rosa (supposed mother to newborn Clarisa). This budding friendship ... See full summary »

Director: Ana Katz | Stars: Julieta Zylberberg, Andrés Milicich, Mirella Pascual, Tomás Newkirk

Votes: 136

35. Migas de pan (2016)

109 min | Drama

7.0
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Director: Manane Rodríguez | Stars: Patxi Bisquert, Justina Bustos, Ignacio Cawen, Ernesto Chao

Votes: 24

36. The Endless Flight (2017)

105 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | Completed

Eight people discover their plane crash won't be the only thing they will have to survive.

Director: Everette Scott Ortiz | Stars: Eduardo Strauch, Dorian Roberts, Daniel Cruz, Amber Reynolds

37. Don't Cry for Me England (2018)

90 min | Comedy, History | Filming

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: Luciano Cáceres, Roberto Carnaghi, Gonzalo Heredia, Diego Capusotto

38. Zanahoria (2014)

100 min | Drama, Thriller

6.8
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Two Uruguayan journalists embark on a journey of secrets, simulations, furtive encounters and paranoia when a mysterious informant contact them with the intention to reveal evidence of ... See full summary »

Director: Enrique Buchichio | Stars: César Troncoso, Martín Rodríguez, Abel Tripaldi, Néstor Guzzini

Votes: 31

39. El Pampero (2017)

77 min | Thriller

6.4
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An ill man takes a trip on his boat to remember quietly his life. Unexpectedly, a girl takes cover on the same boat. When the man finds her, she asks him for help because she will be ... See full summary »

Director: Matías Lucchesi | Stars: Julio Chávez, César Troncoso, Pilar Gamboa

Votes: 29

40. Mi Mundial (2017)

Family, Sport

8.1
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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: 22

41. Aire libre (2014)

TV-MA | 102 min | Drama, Romance

5.2
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A couple of thirty-somethings struggling with life, marriage, work, a kid and a new bought house outside the city.

Director: Anahí Berneri | Stars: Fabiana Cantilo, Cecilia Cartasegna, Alejandro Catalán, Celeste Cid

Votes: 226

42. Historia del miedo (2014)

79 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

4.8
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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: 282

43. La peste (2017)

10 min | Short, Drama, Horror

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Rosa's father escapes from a nursing home and comes back to his former house. He hides a secret, and he's not coming alone.

Director: Guillermo Carbonell | Stars: Ignacio Dure, Gabriela Freire, Quique Gayo, Walter Rey

44. Clever (2015)

83 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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THERE ARE MANY TYPES OF MEN...ALL LOOKING FOR THEIR INNER HERO

Directors: Federico Borgia, Guillermo Madeiro | Stars: Santiago Agüero, Horacio Camandule, Soledad Frugone, Marta Grané

Votes: 59

45. Dios Local (2014)

90 min | Horror

5.9
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After living through some tragic events, a rock band composed by twenty-year-old, immerse themselves in a conceptual project that winds-up becoming a three track album that deals largely with their guilts, fears and traumas.

Director: Gustavo Hernández | Stars: Gabriela Freire, Mariana Olivera, Agustín Urrutia

Votes: 67

46. A dios momo (2006)

108 min | Drama

7.0
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38 Metascore

With a poetic nod to Fellini, Leonardo Ricagni uses the carnival atmosphere to transport the viewer to a magical place where realism and surrealism live side by side in Uruguay - and what a wonderful place to be.

Director: Leonardo Ricagni | Stars: Mathias Acuña, Jorge Esmoris, Washington Luna

Votes: 59

47. Pelada (2010)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Sport

7.5
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Away from the bright lights and manicured fields, there's another side of soccer. Two players, twenty-five countries, one game.

Directors: Luke Boughen, Rebekah Fergusson, Gwendolyn Oxenham, Ryan White

Votes: 284

48. Tanta agua (2013)

102 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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Alberto, a divorced father, takes his two children for a vacation at a thermal resort in Salto. Things don't turn out as planned as the non-stop rain forces them to stay indoors, away from ... See full summary »

Directors: Ana Guevara, Leticia Jorge | Stars: Néstor Guzzini, Malú Chouza, Joaquín Castiglioni, Sofía Azambuya

Votes: 364

49. Por el camino (2010)

85 min

6.8
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Santiago arrives in Montevideo for resolving disputes related to inheritance. He travels to meet the land and on the way to Punta del Este, gives a ride to Juliette, a young Belgian looking for a boyfriend from the past.

Director: Charly Braun | Stars: Hugo Arias, Naomi Campbell, Esteban Feune de Colombi, Guilhermina Guinle

Votes: 204

50. A Dot and a Line (2004)

R | 105 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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"Punto y raya" is the story of a young Colombian recruit who, while patrolling his country's border, is befriended by a Venezuelan adversary, and the tragic consequences of their relationship.

Director: Elia K. Schneider | Stars: Roque Valero, Edgar Ramírez, Ramiro Meneses, Daniela Alvarado

Votes: 502