Most Popular Titles With Country of Origin Brazil
(2005 TV Series)
Episode: Pilot (2005) Michael Scofield is imprisoned in Fox River State Penitentiary. He finds his brother, Lincoln Burrows, who is a death row prisoner, and tells him that he is going to break them both out of the prison. Dir: Brett Ratner With: Dominic Purcell, Wentworth Miller, Robin Tunney Action | Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller 42 mins.
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 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.
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 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.
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 | 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.
The Sex of the Angels
The established relationship between university student Bruno and aspiring photographer Carla is thrown into turmoil when Bruno feels drawn to sexy karate instructor/break dancer Rai. Complications ensue. Dir: Xavier Villaverde With: Astrid Bergès-Frisbey, Álvaro Cervantes, Llorenç González Drama 105 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 Biography | Drama 126 mins.