Most Popular Feature Films 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: 97,534 | Gross: $63.45M

2. 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: 454

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: 1,881 | Gross: $0.03M

4. 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: 6,822

5. 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: 5,431 | Gross: $0.24M

6. 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: 424

7. El libro de Lila (2017)

76 min | Adventure, Fantasy

8.3
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Lila, a character in a children's story book, suddenly falls out of her paper world and ends up trapped in a place she doesn't belong - And so starts this great adventure where Lila ... See full summary »

Director: Marcela Rincón | Stars: Leonor González Mina, Jorge Herrera

Votes: 15

8. Tamara (II) (2016)

110 min | Drama, Romance

8.3
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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: 72

9. 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: 188

10. Severina (2017)

103 min | Drama

6.5
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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: 42

11. 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: 4,286

12. 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: 888

13. 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: 571

14. No dormirás (2017)

Horror, Thriller | Filming

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

15. 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: 388

16. 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: 661

17. Une vie ailleurs (2017)

96 min | Drama

7.1
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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: 55

18. 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: 2,367

19. 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: 1,882 | Gross: $0.10M

20. 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: 290

21. 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: 276

22. 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

23. 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: 1,895 | Gross: $0.01M

24. Aire libre (2014)

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: 225

25. Mal día para pescar (2009)

110 min | Comedy, Drama, Western

6.9
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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: 1,001

26. El Pampero (2017)

77 min | Thriller

6.5
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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, Pilar Gamboa, César Troncoso

Votes: 23

27. La luz incidente (2015)

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: 190

28. 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: 205

29. Otra historia del mundo (2017)

105 min | Comedy

8.4
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Director: Guillermo Casanova | Stars: Alfonsina Carrocio, Susana Castro, Nicolás Condito, Cecilia Cósero

Votes: 19

30. Migas de pan (2016)

109 min | Drama

7.2
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Director: Manane Rodríguez | Stars: Patxi Bisquert, Justina Bustos, Ignacio Cawen, Ernesto Chao

Votes: 19

31. Las olas (II) (2017)

Drama | Post-production

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: Julieta Zylberberg, Alfonso Tort, Fabiana Charlo, Carlos Lissardy

32. 25 Watts (2001)

Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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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: 1,317

33. Paisito (2008)

84 min | Drama

6.6
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Director: Ana Díez | Stars: Antonella Aquistapache, Pablo Arnoletti, Magdalena Barrot, María Botto

Votes: 88

34. Mulher do Pai (2016)

94 min | Drama

7.1
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Nalu lives with Ruben, her father, in a small country town near the Brazilian border with Uruguay. When Ruben realizes that his daughter is becoming a woman, an ambiguous closeness begins to develop between them.

Director: Cristiane Oliveira | Stars: Maria Galant, Marat Descartes, Verónica Perrotta, Áurea Baptista

Votes: 58

35. 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: 363

36. Rambleras (2013)

Comedy

6.9
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Three women - a single girl, scared of being alone forever, another whose boyfriend is still attached to his ex-wife and an old lady who has nobody left - will learn from each other that ... See full summary »

Director: Daniela Speranza | Stars: Adriana Aizemberg, Mario Erramuspe, Eduardo Miglionico, Nicolás Pauls

Votes: 12

37. El 5 de talleres (2014)

100 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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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: 283

38. In This Tricky Life (2001)

103 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.6
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Montevideo, Uruguay. In this comedic drama, Elisa, 27, dreams of opening her own hairdressing salon in one of the rich districts of the Uruguayan capital. A bit of a rebel, one day Elisa ... See full summary »

Director: Beatriz Flores Silva | Stars: Mariana Santangelo Goldman, Silvestre, Josep Linuesa, Andrea Fantoni

Votes: 460

39. 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

40. 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

41. Mi Mundial (2017)

Family, Sport

8.4
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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: 20

42. Crowley (1987)

78 min | Horror

5.3
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More than 60 years after his death, the demonic life and works of British occultist Aleister Crowley has continued to capture the darkest imaginations. In this thriller, a virtual reality ... See full summary »

Director: Ricardo Islas | Star: Ricardo Islas

Votes: 82

43. Selkirk, el verdadero Robinson Crusoe (2012)

80 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

6.1
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Selkirk, an unruly, selfish pirate, is the sailing master of the Esperanza, an English galley sailing the South Seas in search of treasures. When Captain Bullock, decides to abandon him on ... See full summary »

Director: Walter Tournier | Stars: Omar Aranda, Marcelo Armand, Diego Brizzi, Mariano Chiesa

Votes: 106

44. 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: 501

45. Mi amiga del parque (2015)

86 min | Drama

6.3
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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: 132

46. Another Love Story (2007)

104 min | Drama, Musical

5.4
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Free adaptation of the tragedy of Romeo and Juliet translated to the harsh life in Favela da Maré, one of largest and most violent slums in Rio de Janeiro.

Director: Lúcia Murat | Stars: Vinícius D'Black, Monique Soares, Rafael Mariano, Elisa Lucinda

Votes: 182

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

90 min | Comedy, History | Pre-production

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: Daniel Hendler, Gonzalo Heredia, Diego Capusotto, Mike Amigorena

48. A Useful Life (2010)

Unrated | 67 min | Drama

6.5
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A movie-theater employee adjusts to a new life after the cinema he worked at for over 25 years is forced to shut down.

Director: Federico Veiroj | Stars: Jorge Jellinek, Manuel Martinez Carril, Paola Venditto

Votes: 514

49. Matar a Todos (2007)

92 min | Drama, Thriller

6.6
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Director: Esteban Schroeder | Stars: Claudio Arredondo, Roxana Blanco, Jorge Bolani, Patricio Contreras

Votes: 85

50. Los modernos (2016)

135 min | Drama

7.4
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In two parallel stories, two ladies Clara and Paula are working upon their relationships, parenthood and at the same time not sacrificing professionals and sexual freedom of the couple.

Directors: Marcela Matta, Mauro Sarser | Stars: Noelia Campo, Mauro Sarser, Federico Guerra, Stefania Tortorella

Votes: 32