Most Popular Titles With Country of Origin Brazil
City of God
Two boys growing up in a violent neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro take different paths: one becomes a photographer, the other a drug dealer. Dir: Fernando Meirelles, Kátia Lund With: Alexandre Rodrigues, Matheus Nachtergaele, Leandro Firmino Crime | Drama 130 mins.
On the Road
Young writer Sal Paradise has his life shaken by the arrival of free-spirited Dean Moriarty and his girl, Marylou. As they travel across the country, they encounter a mix of people who each impact their journey indelibly. Dir: Walter Salles With: Sam Riley, Garrett Hedlund, Kristen Stewart Adventure | Drama 124 mins.
A "National Geographic" film crew is taken hostage by an insane hunter, who takes them along on his quest to capture the world's largest - and deadliest - snake. Dir: Luis Llosa With: Jon Voight, Jennifer Lopez, Eric Stoltz Adventure | Horror | Thriller 89 mins.
Elite Squad: The Enemy Within
After a prison riot, former-Captain Nascimento, now a high ranking security officer in Rio de Janeiro, is swept into a bloody political dispute that involves government officials and paramilitary groups. Dir: José Padilha With: Wagner Moura, Irandhir Santos, André Ramiro Action | Crime | Drama | Thriller 115 mins.
A city is ravaged by an epidemic of instant "white blindness". Those first afflicted are quarantined... Dir: Fernando Meirelles With: Julianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo, Gael García Bernal Drama | Mystery | Sci-Fi | Thriller 121 mins.
1997, Captain Nascimento has to find a substitute for his occupation while trying to take down drug dealers and criminals before the Pope comes to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Dir: José Padilha With: Wagner Moura, André Ramiro, Caio Junqueira Action | Crime | Drama | Thriller 115 mins.
A dramatic thriller that weaves together the stories of an array of people from disparate social backgrounds through their intersecting relationships. Dir: Fernando Meirelles With: Rachel Weisz, Jude Law, Anthony Hopkins Drama | Romance 110 mins.
Filmed over nearly five years in twenty-five countries on five continents, and shot on seventy-millimetre film, Samsara transports us to the varied worlds of sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes, and natural wonders. Dir: Ron Fricke With: Balinese Tari Legong Dancers, Ni Made Megahadi Pratiwi, Puti Sri Candra Dewi Documentary | Music 102 mins.
The Motorcycle Diaries
The dramatization of a motorcycle road trip Che Guevara went on in his youth that showed him his life's calling. Dir: Walter Salles With: Gael García Bernal, Rodrigo De la Serna, Mercedes Morán Adventure | Biography | Drama 126 mins.
Reaching for the Moon
A chronicle of the tragic love affair between American poet Elizabeth Bishop and Brazilian architect Lota de Macedo Soares. Dir: Bruno Barreto With: Glória Pires, Miranda Otto, Tracy Middendorf Biography | Drama | Romance 118 mins.