Best award winning movies with talented director from Uruguay

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with talented director from Uruguay! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with talented director from Uruguay, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Monos (2019)

On a faraway mountaintop, eight kids with guns watch over a hostage and a conscripted milk cow.

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2019-08-15 | Drama / Adventure

Cast

Moisés Arias, Julianne Nicholson

Rating

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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    uncomfortable
  2. Ranked #1 for
    sumptuous cinematography
  3. Ranked #2 for
    dream logic

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2 The Last Matinee (2020)

In 1993, spectators at the last screening of a horror film at a downtown cinema fall one by one into the hands of a sadistic and ruthless killer.

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2020-09-03 | Horror

Cast

Lu Grasso, Ricardo Islas

Rating

rating icon 5.927
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    unholy
  2. Ranked #2 for
    paying homage
  3. Ranked #2 for
    for cinemagoers

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3 Bad Day to Go Fishing (2009)

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 wrestling exhibitions. Arriving in Santa Maria, they are met with uncommon enthusiasm, the local newspaper wants to sponsor the fight, helping hands placard the town with posters, and an open call is made for a worthy adversary. Ever so resourceful, Orsini knows how to find the right combatant, but fishing in Santa Maria could lead to a bigger catch than he'd hoped for.

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2009-07-31 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Gary Piquer, Jouko Ahola

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #131 for
    scammer
  2. Ranked #210 for
    decadent
  3. Ranked #212 for
    punching bag

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4 A Useful Life (2010)

A movie-theater employee adjusts to a new life as the cinema he's worked at for over 25 years faces closure.

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2010-08-13 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Jorge Jellinek, Manuel Martinez Carril

Rating

rating icon 6.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #75 for
    non-professional cast
  2. Ranked #93 for
    antiquated
  3. Ranked #258 for
    unhurried pace

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5 The Final Phase (2020)

Laura Pereira begins a desperate search to find her father who disappeared. While trying to find answers, something is following her. The disappearance of her father and the strange events, could have an explanation related to the UFO phenomenon her father was investigating. Laura embarks on a quest that will put their lives in danger, that will change the destiny of humanity.

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2020-07-04 | Science Fiction / Thriller

Cast

Sol Masid, Claudio Santorelli

Rating

rating icon 6.9
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #142 for
    Alien Invasion
  2. Ranked #436 for
    rather unconvincing
  3. Ranked #449 for
    Space Opera

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6 Mr. Kaplan (2014)

Jacob Kaplan lives an ordinary life in Uruguay. Like many of his other Jewish friends, Jacob fled Europe for South America because of World War II. But now turning 76, he is grumpy and in need of adventure. An unexpected opportunity to achieve greatness comes in the form of a quiet, elderly German, who Mr Kaplan believes to be a runaway Nazi. Determined to capture this Nazi, as Eichmann was captured before him, Mr Kaplan surprises everyone when he takes up this challenge.

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2014-11-21 | Drama / Comedy

Cast

Héctor Noguera, Néstor Guzzini

Rating

rating icon 6.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #194 for
    chirpy
  2. Ranked #441 for
    great story
  3. Ranked #496 for
    spright

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7 So Much Water (2013)

A family vacation is bogged down by unrelenting rain, as a teenage girl and her divorced father try to find common ground.

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2013-02-11 | Drama

Cast

Malú Chouza, Néstor Guzzini

Rating

rating icon 5.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #157 for
    sabbatical
  2. Ranked #157 for
    father figure
  3. Ranked #367 for
    Coming of Age

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8 In the Quarry (2019)

Four youngsters meet on a bayou after years and sordid things start to emerge.

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2019-03-07 | Thriller / Crime

Cast

Paula Silva, Natalia Tarmezzano

Rating

rating icon 5.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #5 for
    venomous
  2. Ranked #6 for
    carefree
  3. Ranked #12 for
    subtle directing

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9 The Candidate (2016)

A team of advisers is brought in to manufacture the image of Marchand, producing social media profiles, commercials and a new public persona. Conflict arises when it is revealed that not everyone is who they present themselves to be. At his country estate, a rich businessman who wants to be president is groomed by a campaign team to create an image palatable to middle-class voters.

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2016-10-27 | Comedy

Cast

Diego De Paula, Matías Singer

Rating

rating icon 5.6
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #290 for
    seriocomedy
  2. Ranked #881 for
    Black Comedy
  3. Ranked #1007 for
    overactive

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10 25 Watts (2001)

24 hours in the life of three street youths in Montevideo. Three teenage guys try to figure out what they're supposed to be doing with their lives in this drama from Uruguay that puts the emphasis on character over narrative.

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2001-01-28 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Daniel Hendler, Jorge Temponi

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1860 for
    blasphemous
  2. Ranked #2538 for
    slacker
  3. Ranked #2650 for
    with biblical reference

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