Film Famous Movies From Uruguay

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List of popular movies from Uruguay, listed by popularity with movie trailers when available. All prominent movies shot in Uruguay are included. This list of famous films made in Uruguay includes additional information about the movies, such as who directed them and what genre they are. Any top rated movies made in Uruguay should appear on this list, with the most well-known ones at the top. The most popular cinema of Uruguay is included below, so if you see a movie that's missing then it probably isn't very well-known.

Movies include everything from Blindness to Gigante. This list answers the questions What movies were shot in Uruguay?"

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Julianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo, Sandra Oh Blindness is a 2008 Canadian film in English. It is an adaptation of the 1995 novel of the same name by Portuguese author José Saramago about a society suffering an epidemic of blindness. ...more

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Santiago Pedrero, Fabián Arenillas, Inés Bortagaray 3 is a 2012 drama comedy film written by Gonzalo Delgado Galiana and Pablo Stoll and directed by Pablo Stoll.

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Héctor Alterio, Leonardo Sbaraglia, Eduardo Noriega Plata quemada is a 2001 Argentine action thriller directed by Marcelo Piñeyro and written by Piñeyro and Marcelo Figueras. Starring Leonardo Sbaraglia, Eduardo Noriega, Pablo ...more

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Héctor Alterio, Federico Luppi, Gastón Pauls The Last Train is a 2002 Uruguayan and Argentine, comedy drama film, directed by Diego Arsuaga, and written by Arsuaga, Fernando León de Aranoa, and Beda Docampo Feijóo. It's also ...more

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Daniel Hendler, Ana Katz, Mirella Pascual Whisky is an Uruguayan tragicomedy film directed by Juan Pablo Rebella and Pablo Stoll and released in 2004. The film stars Andrés Pazos, Mirella Pascual, Jorge Bolani, Ana Katz, and ...more

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Cecilia Roth, Rodolfo Ranni, Federico Luppi A Place in the World is a 1992 Argentine drama film co-written, co-produced and directed by Adolfo Aristarain. It stars José Sacristán, Federico Luppi, Leonor Benedetto and Cecilia ...more

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Daniel Hendler, Federico Veiroj, Jorge Temponi 25 watts is a 2001 Uruguayan urban comedy drama film directed and written by Juan Pablo Rebella and Pablo Stoll. The independent film picture stars Daniel Hendler, Jorge Temponi, and Alfonso ...more

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Julio Chávez, Osmar Núñez, Marcelo D'Andrea As a bodyguard for a high profile politician, Ruben is reduced to a mere shadow of a man: every action in his life is regulated by a series of mundane routines, and everywhere his boss goes he ...more

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Osmar Núñez, Graciela Borges, Rita Cortese Brother & Sister is a 2009 drama film directed by Daniel Burman and co-written with Sergio Dubcovsky.

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Federico Luppi, Mercedes Sampietro, Pepe Soriano Common Ground is an Argentine and Spanish drama film co-written, co-produced and directed by Adolfo Aristarain. The film marks the seventh collaboration between Aristarain and actor Federico ...more

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Ernesto Cantu Stranded: I've Come From a Plane That Crashed on the Mountains is a 2008 film directed by Gonzalo Arijon.

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Leo's Room Arturo Goetz, César Troncoso, Mirella Pascual "The tender story of a young man's journey to self discovery that will strike a chord with anyone who remembers the difficult time of coming out. Leo is having a hard time coming out. ...more

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Martín Adjemián, Pablo Riera, Sofía Dabarca The Dog Pound is a 2006 film written and directed by Manuel Nieto Zas.

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Ataque de Pánico! is a 2009 Uruguayan science fiction short film, directed by independent filmmaker Fede Álvarez.

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Josep Linuesa, Marta Gularte, Andrea Fantoni In This Tricky Life is a 2001 Uruguayan film directed by Beatriz Flores Silva. It was Uruguay's submission to the 74th Academy Awards for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, but ...more

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Norberto's Deadline César Troncoso, Eugenia Guerty, Fernando Amaral Norberto's Deadline is a 2010 comedy film written by Daniel Hendler and Alberto Rojas Apel, and directed by Daniel Hendler.

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The Pope's Toilet César Troncoso, Mario Silva, José Arce The Pope's Toilet is a 2007 Uruguayan film directed by César Charlone and Enrique Fernandez, starring César Troncoso, Virginia Méndez, and Mario Silva.

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Jenny Goldstein, Veronica Perrotta, Nestor Guzzini Acne is a 2008 film directed by Federico Veiroj. "At the age of 13, Rafael Bregman has his sexual initiation thanks to arrangements made by his older brother. His first kiss, however, ...more

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Édgar Ramírez, Laureano Olivares, Juan David Restrepo Punto y Raya is a 2004 Venezuelan film directed by Elia Schneider. It was Venezuela's submission to the 77th Academy Awards for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film, but failed to ...more

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The Rind Carlos Ameglio, Horacio Marassi, Soledad Gilmet The Rind is a 2007 drama, comedy film written and directed by Carlos Ameglio.

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Maldita Cocaina Osvaldo Laport, Elizabeth Bradley, Ricardo Espalter

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Frayland Frayland is a 2011 documentary film directed by Ramiro Ozer Ami and Sebastián Mayayo.

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Eyes Wide Open - A Journey through Today's South America "In his 1971 standard work Open Veins in Latin America, Uruguayan writer Eduardo Galeano describes the centuries of economic exploitation of his part of the world. Almost 40 years later, ...more

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Jorge Jellinek, Paola Venditto, Manuel Martinez Carril A Useful Life is a short 2010 Uruguayan drama film about the love of film, directed by Federico Veiroj and shot in black-and-white. The film was selected as the Uruguayan entry for the Best ...more

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The Artist Rodolfo Enrique Fogwill, Andres Duprat, Sergio Pángaro The Artist is 2008 comedy drama film directed by Mariano Cohn, Gastón Duprat and co-written with Andrés Duprat.

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Jarlinsson Ramirez, Porfirio Ramirez Aldana, Yor Jasbleidy Santos Porfirio is a 2011 Colombian drama film directed by Alejandro Landes. The film premiered at the 2011 Cannes Film Festival and subsequently screened at other festivals including Toronto and ...more

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Patricio Contreras, Darío Grandinetti, César Troncoso Matar a todos is a 2007 film directed by Esteban Schroeder.

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Pelada is a 2010 Sport Documentary film directed by Luke Boughen, Rebekah Fergusson, Gwendolyn Oxenham and Ryan White.

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Álvaro Guerrero, Luis Ziembrowski, Carmen Beato I Miss You is a 2010 world cinema drama film written by Diana Cardozo and directed by Fabián Hofman.

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Another Love Story Marisa Orth, Deise Tigrona, Malu Galli Another Love Story is a 2007 musical drama film written by Paulo Lins and Lúcia Murat and directed by Lúcia Murat.

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Good Trip Soledad Gilmet, Carlos Schulkin Beun Viaje is a 2007 film directed by Javier Pallero and Guillermo Rocamora.

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Love Still Love Still is a 2012 family drama documentary romance film written and directed by Guzmán García.

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Three Minutes of Sea Three Minutes of Sea is 2010 short film directed by Emiliano Penelas.

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Feathers To The Sky Camila Tamareo, Jorge Esmoris, Julio Cesar Feathers To The Sky is a 2007 short, drama film written and directed by Leonardo Ricagni.

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Vidrio Roto Gustavo Camelot, Ralph Lister, Mariela Santos Vidrio Roto is a 2007 film directed by Gustavo Camelot.

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A Dios Momo Mathias Acuña, Washington Luna Goodbye Momo is a 2005 drama film written and directed by Leonardo Ricagni.

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Por esos ojos Por esos ojos is a 1998 documentary film directed by Gonzalo Arijon.

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The Owner The Owner is a 1995 drama film written by Abelardo Castillo, Jorge Rocca and Aldo Romero directed by Jorge Rocca.

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David Macaulay: Mill Times David Macaulay

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Ácratas Ácratas is a 2000 Uruguayan documentary film. It was written and directed by Virginia Martínez, and premiered in Argentina in 2004. The film is about anarchism in Uruguay, and ...more

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The Silent House Elizabeth Olsen, Eric Sheffer Stevens, Adam Trese "The plot is based on a true story that happened in the late 40’s in a small village in Uruguay. Filmed in one single continuous shot of seventy eight minutes, La Casa Muda focuses on ...more

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So Much Water Nestor Guzzini, Sofía Azambuya, Valentino Muffolini So Much Water is a 2012 comedy, drama film written and directed by Ana Guevara and Leticia Jorge.

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Yours Yours is a 2010 Venezuelan and Uruguayan fantasy drama film, directed by Ivan Mazza.

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Alma mater Alma mater is a 2004 drama-mystery film written and directed by Álvaro Buela.

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Seawards Journey Seawards Journey is 2003 adventure comedy film written by Guillermo Casanova, Julio César Castro, & J.J. Morosoli and directed by Guillermo Casanova.

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The Bella Vista The Bella Vista is a 2012 documentary, comedy, drama and family film written and directed by Alicia Cano.

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Jouko Ahola, César Troncoso, Antonella Costa Bad Day to Go Fishing is a Spanish-Uruguayan film directed by Álvaro Brechner and released in 2009. The film stars Gary Piquer, Jouko Ahola, Antonella Costa and Cesar Troncoso. It was ...more

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A Different Way: Tango with Rodolfo Mederos

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Alejandro Castiglioni, Martín Vergés, Noelia Burlé "Hiroshima is Uruguayan director Pablo Stoll's first solo feature. Critically acclaimed for his debut film, 25 Watts, which he followed with the sublime hit Whisky (both co-directed with ...more

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The Floor Is Going To Get Splattered The Floor Is Going To Get Splattered is a 2012 short animated film directed by Maria Noel Silvera.