Best new Uruguayan Movies in 2022 & 2021 (Netflix, Prime, Hulu & Cinema List)
List of the latest Uruguayan movies in 2022 and the best Uruguayan movies of 2021 & the 2010's. Top Uruguayan movies to watch on Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, Disney+ & other Streaming services, out on DVD/Blu-ray or in cinema's right now.
New Uruguayan movies in 2022 in Cinema & on VOD
Top movies up for release in 2022 in cinema and on VOD
Best Uruguayan movies on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, Disney+ or DVD in 2022
2021, 2020, 2019, 2018 and the 2010's best rated Uruguayan movies out on DVD, Bluray or streaming on VOD (Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, Disney+ & More).
DIRECTOR: Rafa Russo CAST: Joaquín Furriel, Alberto Ammann & Daniel Grao
The year is 1972 and Uruguay finds itself under the rule of a cruel dictatorship. During this time, the comedy writing duo of Diego and Leonardo make satire of their government which has urged them to down the mockery of the military. Over on the opposing side, Rojas is a persecuting lieutenant who tortures youth yet finds emotional comfort with the prostitute Susana. All of them find their lives turned upside down by the brutal dictatorship in this stirring piece of historical drama. Read more Watch the trailer of The Year of Fury Netflix | Amazon | All Release dates
DIRECTOR: Federico Veiroj CAST: Daniel Hendler, Dolores Fonzi & Luis Machín
In 1970s South America, Humberto Brause (Daniel Hendler) decides to get in on a scheme of cooking the books multiple times in an elaborate plot to make a lot of money. But the deeper he gets, the more problems present themselves as Humberto finds himself biting off more than he can chew in this darkly comedic crime picture of money and mayhem. The ensemble cast includes the likes of Dolores Fonzi, Benjamín Vicuña, and Eugenia "China" Suárez. Read more Watch the trailer of The Moneychanger
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DIRECTOR: Matías Ganz CAST: Guillermo Arengo, Pelusa Vidal & Soledad Gilmet
The stuffy and elite lives of Silvia and Mario are shaken when their lives are turned upside down. When a dog dies in their clinic, the couple becomes the target of the community and paranoia begins to set in. It isn’t long before the couple let their fears get the better of them as they find themselves stumbling down a bloody path of nonsensical violence in this dark comedy of animal death, conspiracies, distrust, and the dysfunction of suburbia. Read more Watch the trailer of A Dog’s Death Netflix | Amazon | All Release dates
DIRECTOR: Federico Veiroj CAST: Gonzalo Delgado, Olivia Molinaro Eijo, Jeannette Sauksteliskis, Tomás Wahrmann
A humorous portrait of a painter from Montevideo who is about to exhibit his work in the National Museum of Uruguay. He has more urgent matters to attend to though, as he's afraid his daughter is losing her interest in him. Read more Watch the trailer of Belmonte Netflix | Amazon | All Release dates
DIRECTOR: Ana Guevara,Leticia Jorge CAST: Néstor Guzzini
Tanta Aqua means as much as ‘so much water’ and indeed, it rains a lot in this film. Divorced father Alberto takes his reluctant children on a little bonding trip to a holiday park. The trip seems to be a disappointment right from the start, as the weather isn’t approving and his children’s’ moods either. A beautiful Uruguayan film about post-divorce family dynamics. Read more Watch the trailer of Tanta Agua RATING: 64/100
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DIRECTOR: Adrián Biniez CAST: Horacio Camandule
Biniez interestingly explores themes as stalking and voyeurism in this slow-paced little gem. The antagonist is Jara, a simple supermarket security guard in Montevideo. Trough monitoring the supermarkets’ CCTV, Jara secretly falls in love with Julia, a cleaning worker from the night shift. After a while, lurking behind his screens just doesn’t do it anymore for Jara and he starts following her through the streets of Montevideo. Read more Watch the trailer of Gigante RATING: 69/100
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Uruguay is a modest country in size. Its film production is modest in quantity too and yet there is a handfull of real gems. Please take a look at our favorite Uruguayan movies.
It’s easy to overlook Uruguay, locked in between giants Brazil and Argentina. The small country has been coined both Latin America’s Switzerland as Latin America’s old folks home. But it’s not as dreary as these monikers might suggest. Taking the country’s moderate size (approx. 3 million inhabitants) into account, it has a relatively flourishing film industry, and an interesting one too. In the early 2000’s, something like a New Uruguayan Cinema began to take shape, which gained international attention. Its success culminated with Juan Pablo Rebella and Pablo Stoll winning the Prix du Regard Original Award at the Cannes Festival for Whisky (2003). Ever since, the Uruguayan film industry produces about four films a year, which is not bad at all. What follows is a short list of must-see Uruguay films, in no particular but chronological order.