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.
A lonely college freshman's life is turned upside down by her impetuous, adventurous soon-to-be stepsister. Dir: Noah Baumbach With: Greta Gerwig, Lola Kirke, Nat Baldwin Comedy 84 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.
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 story that follows a New York woman (who doesn't really have an apartment), apprentices for a dance company (though she's not really a dancer), and throws herself headlong into her dreams, even as their possibility dwindles. Dir: Noah Baumbach With: Greta Gerwig, Mickey Sumner, Adam Driver Comedy | Drama | Romance 86 mins.
Set in Brazil, three kids who make a discovery in a garbage dump soon find themselves running from the cops and trying to right a terrible wrong. Dir: Stephen Daldry, Christian Duurvoort With: Rickson Tevez, Eduardo Luis, Gabriel Weinstein Adventure | Crime | Drama | Mystery | Thriller 114 mins.
Boy & the World
A little boy goes on an adventurous quest in search of his father. Dir: Alê Abreu With: Vinicius Garcia, Marco Aurélio Campos, Lu Horta Animation | Adventure | Family 80 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 Action | 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.
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, Mía Maestro Adventure | Biography | Drama 126 mins.