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1. Central Station (1998)

R | 113 min | Drama

8.0
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80 Metascore

An emotive journey of a former school teacher, who writes letters for illiterate people, and a young boy, whose mother has just died, as they search for the father he never knew.

Director: Walter Salles | Stars: Fernanda Montenegro, Vinícius de Oliveira, Marília Pêra, Soia Lira

Votes: 29,673 | Gross: $5.60M

2. Carandiru (2003)

R | 145 min | Drama, Crime

7.6
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71 Metascore

Brazilian MD Drauzio Varella starts AIDS prevention in Brazil's largest prison, Carandiru, in São Paulo, where the population is nearly double its 4,000 maximum. Doc learns from experience ... See full summary »

Director: Hector Babenco | Stars: Enrique Diaz, Wagner Moura, Caio Blat, Luiz Carlos Vasconcelos

Votes: 14,567 | Gross: $0.21M

3. Abril Despedaçado (2001)

PG-13 | 105 min | Drama

7.7
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73 Metascore

When ordered by his father to avenge the death of his older brother, a young man questions the tradition of violence between two rival families.

Director: Walter Salles | Stars: José Dumont, Rodrigo Santoro, Rita Assemany, Luiz Carlos Vasconcelos

Votes: 5,883 | Gross: $0.06M

4. Cazuza: O Tempo Não Pára (2004)

98 min | Biography, Music, Romance

7.0
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The life and times of Cazuza, Brazilian singer/poet/enfant terrible, from his start with rock group "Barão Vermelho", to his death from Aids, in 1990, showing his career, love affairs, and involvement with drugs.

Directors: Walter Carvalho, Sandra Werneck | Stars: Daniel de Oliveira, Marieta Severo, Reginaldo Faria, Andrea Beltrão

Votes: 2,329

5. Madame Satã (2002)

Unrated | 105 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

7.1
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59 Metascore

Loose portrait of João Francisco dos Santos, also known as Madame Satã, a sometime chef, transvestite, lover, father, hero and convict from Rio de Janeiro.

Director: Karim Aïnouz | Stars: Lázaro Ramos, Marcelia Cartaxo, Flavio Bauraqui, Fellipe Marques

Votes: 2,067 | Gross: $0.20M

6. Amarelo Manga (2002)

TV-MA | 103 min | Drama

6.7
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40 Metascore

Short stories revolving around a bar and a hotel in Recife, unveil a mosaic of exotic characters living in the Brazilian underground: a butcher married with an evangelical woman, a ... See full summary »

Director: Cláudio Assis | Stars: Matheus Nachtergaele, Jonas Bloch, Leona Cavalli, Dira Paes

Votes: 1,519

7. Terra Estrangeira (1995)

110 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.6
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After the death of his mother, a young Brazilian decides to leave his country and travel to his mother's native land. In a foreign land, he finds love and danger.

Directors: Walter Salles, Daniela Thomas | Stars: Fernanda Torres, Fernando Alves Pinto, Alexandre Borges, Luís Melo

Votes: 1,310

8. Lavoura Arcaica (2001)

163 min | Drama

7.7
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Brazilian baroque. The young son that ran from his dominant family, descends into decadence and then returns to the nest. With melodramatic themes of tyrannical fathers, incest, fierce ... See full summary »

Director: Luiz Fernando Carvalho | Stars: Selton Mello, Raul Cortez, Juliana Carneiro da Cunha, Simone Spoladore

Votes: 1,266

9. Love for Sale (2006)

90 min | Drama

7.2
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62 Metascore

In order to get funds, a young woman living in the Northeast of Brazil decides to raffle her own body.

Director: Karim Aïnouz | Stars: Hermila Guedes, Maria Menezes, Zezita Matos, João Miguel

Votes: 1,240 | Gross: $0.01M

10. Heleno (2011)

R | 116 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

6.9
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52 Metascore

A biography of the tragic life of one of Brazil's greatest soccer players, Heleno de Freitas.

Director: José Henrique Fonseca | Stars: Rodrigo Santoro, Angie Cepeda, Alinne Moraes, Marcelo Adnet

Votes: 1,099

11. Amores Possíveis (2001)

98 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama

6.9
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Fifteen year ago, Carlos went to the cinema to meet Júlia, his university colleague with whom he was in love. She never showed up. Carlos was left waiting in the lobby alone. While he waits... See full summary »

Director: Sandra Werneck | Stars: Murilo Benício, Carolina Ferraz, Emílio de Mello, Beth Goulart

Votes: 954

12. Baixio das Bestas (2006)

80 min | Drama

6.3
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A man falls in love with a teenage girl, who is exploited by her own grandfather, who sometimes takes her to a gas station to show her naked to whomever pays him some money.

Director: Cláudio Assis | Stars: Fernando Teixeira, Caio Blat, Matheus Nachtergaele, Dira Paes

Votes: 768

13. A Febre do Rato (2011)

110 min | Drama

7.2
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Rat Fever is the alcohol-drenched story of an unrequited love. The poet Zizo, a pure-bred anarchist, is lost as soon as he meets the sober Eneida. She doesn't mind being his muse, but she ... See full summary »

Director: Cláudio Assis | Stars: Irandhir Santos, Juliano Cazarré, Matheus Nachtergaele, Tânia Granussi

Votes: 653

14. Midnight (1998)

75 min | Drama

7.2
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On December 31st of 1999, the destiny brings a fugitive prisoner and a depressed middle class teacher together, as the new millennium approaches bringing hope to everyone.

Directors: Walter Salles, Daniela Thomas | Stars: Fernanda Torres, Luiz Carlos Vasconcelos, Matheus Nachtergaele, Nelson Sargento

Votes: 585

15. Getúlio (2014)

101 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.7
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The movie depicts the political crisis that led to the suicide of president Getúlio Vargas, in the 19 days that preceded August 24, 1954. The crisis began with the attempted assassination ... See full summary »

Director: João Jardim | Stars: Tony Ramos, Drica Moraes, Thiago Justino, Clarisse Abujamra

Votes: 579

16. News from a Personal War (1999)

57 min | Documentary

8.2
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Documentary about urban violence in Brazil, especially in Rio de Janeiro. Policemen, drug dealers, and shantytown dwellers get trapped into a daily war that knows no winners.

Directors: Kátia Lund, João Moreira Salles | Stars: Nilton Cerqueira, Carlos Luis Gregório, Paulo Lins, Hélio Luz

Votes: 577

17. Janela da Alma (2001)

73 min | Documentary

8.1
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Nineteen people with differing degrees of visual impairment - from mild nearsightedness to total blindness - discuss how they see themselves, how they see others and how they perceive the ... See full summary »

Directors: João Jardim, Walter Carvalho | Stars: Evgen Bavcar, Raimunda da Conceição Filha, Felipe, Gabriel

Votes: 513

18. A Grande Arte (1991)

R | 104 min | Drama, Thriller

6.2
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An American photographer in Rio de Janeiro becomes involved in the world of "knife culture" when he sets out to find the killer of one of his models.

Director: Walter Salles | Stars: Peter Coyote, Tchéky Karyo, Amanda Pays, Raul Cortez

Votes: 503 | Gross: $0.36M

19. Little Book of Love (1997)

91 min | Comedy, Romance

7.1
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The story of a relationship illustrated by words in alphabetical order.

Director: Sandra Werneck | Stars: Andrea Beltrão, Daniel Dantas, Tony Ramos, José Wilker

Votes: 465

20. A Máquina (2005)

89 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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Karina has 2 dreams: to become an actress & to see the world. Antonio is in love with her. He promises to bring the world to "Nordestina", a village in the sticks of Brazil. This backwater ... See full summary »

Director: João Falcão | Stars: Paulo Autran, Gustavo Falcão, Mariana Ximenes, Lázaro Ramos

Votes: 464

21. Raul - O Início, o Fim e o Meio (2012)

Documentary, Music

8.0
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Enquanto o mundo fervilhava nas trepidões das motos de Easy Rider, no ritmo frenético de Elvis Presley... See full synopsis »

Directors: Walter Carvalho, Leonardo Gudel | Stars: Paulo Coelho, Daniel de Oliveira, Tárik de Souza, Luiz Carlos Maciel

Votes: 437

22. Budapest (2009)

113 min | Drama, Romance

6.0
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José Costa is a Brazilian ghost writer. Returning from a ghost writers convention his airplane is rerouted to Budapest. His life is also rerouted when he meets Krista and with her help, ... See full summary »

Director: Walter Carvalho | Stars: Leonardo Medeiros, Gabriella Hámori, Giovanna Antonelli, Andrea Balogh

Votes: 432

23. Santiago (2007)

80 min | Documentary

8.1
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Documentary about Santiago, a peculiar man who used to work for the director and his parents as a butler. The material was filmed in 1992 but, for some strange reason, the director felt he ... See full summary »

Director: João Moreira Salles

Votes: 429

24. Chega de Saudade (2007)

95 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

7.2
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In an old-time dance hall (the "gafieira") in São Paulo, one evening is all it takes to meet different characters as they remember the past, live the present, wonder about the future, have fun, flirt, fight and, naturally, dance.

Director: Laís Bodanzky | Stars: Leonardo Villar, Tônia Carrero, Cássia Kis Magro, Betty Faria

Votes: 385

25. Sonhos Roubados (2009)

85 min | Drama

6.4
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Jessica, Sabrina and Daiane have dreams, just like all young people of any social class or place in the world. They live in a low-income neighborhood in the periphery of Rio de Janeiro and ... See full summary »

Director: Sandra Werneck | Stars: Nanda Costa, Amanda Diniz, Kika Farias, Marieta Severo

Votes: 362

26. Quilombo (1984)

114 min | Drama

6.7
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Palmares is a 17th-century quilombo, a settlement of escaped slaves in northeast Brazil. In 1650, plantation slaves revolt and head for the mountains where they find others led by the aged ... See full summary »

Director: Carlos Diegues | Stars: Bené Batista, Jonas Bloch, Zózimo Bulbul, Emmanuel Cavalcanti

Votes: 348

27. Justiça (2016– )

Drama, Thriller

9.1
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In four different stories, ordinary people of tragic backgrounds search for justice.

Stars: Enrique Diaz, Leandra Leal, Vladimir Brichta, Adriana Esteves

Votes: 270

28. Crime Delicado (2005)

87 min | Drama

6.2
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Antônio Martins, respected theatrical critic, is a very rational man. But a chance meeting with young Inês, a nude painting model, is going to rock him. Inês keeps a relationship with ... See full summary »

Director: Beto Brant | Stars: Marco Ricca, Lilian Taublib, Maria Manoella, Felipe Ehrenberg

Votes: 263

29. O Mistério de Robin Hood (1990)

90 min | Family, Comedy

3.4
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A kind wanderer living around a circus, who also happens to work as a modern Robin Hood, must solve the mystery behind the kidnapping of a lost little girl he meets.

Director: José Alvarenga Jr. | Stars: Renato Aragão, Beto Carrero, Amadeu Celestino, Juan Daniel

Votes: 240

30. Villa-Lobos - Uma Vida de Paixão (2000)

132 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.7
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The film tells the story of an intuitive, adventurous man who loved his country and being Brazilian. This man fought to be loyal to himself. His music is a transparent portrait of his ... See full summary »

Director: Zelito Viana | Stars: Antônio Fagundes, Marcos Palmeira, André Ricardo, Letícia Spiller

Votes: 232

31. Entreatos (2004)

117 min | Documentary

7.9
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Director João Moreira Salles and a small crew followed Presidential candidate Luís Inácio Lula da Silva's campaign in meetings, rallies, planes, TV debates, with his family, political ... See full summary »

Director: João Moreira Salles | Stars: Lula, José Dirceu, Luís Gushiken, José Aparecido

Votes: 227

32. Os Trapalhões no Auto da Compadecida (1987)

96 min | Family, Comedy

6.6
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Add a Plot

Director: Roberto Farias | Stars: Renato Aragão, Emmanuel Cavalcanti, Renato Consorte, Raul Cortez

Votes: 226

33. O Rebu (2014– )

45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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A body is found in the pool of a millionaire during a party which brings together in one mansion several members of Brazil's high society. From there on we see the reasons and motivations each guest had to commit the murder.

Stars: Patricia Pillar, Tony Ramos, Sophie Charlotte, Daniel de Oliveira

Votes: 214

34. A Erva do Rato (2008)

80 min | Drama

6.6
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The names of the characters are pronouns. She is a teacher, with his father dead just three days ago. Faced with this situation, He intends to take care of her while He is alive. This is the beginning of an odd relationship.

Director: Júlio Bressane | Stars: Selton Mello, Alessandra Negrini

Votes: 205

35. Uma Escola Atrapalhada (1990)

90 min | Family, Comedy

5.0
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A real state agency wishes to buy and demolish the traditional school Matheus Rose, to use the lot to build a hotel. The proposition unleashes a feel of distrust among the school students ... See full summary »

Director: Del Rangel | Stars: Angélica, Jandira Martini, Supla, Selton Mello

Votes: 192

36. Filme de amor (2003)

116 min | Drama

5.5
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Three friends, Hilda, Matilda and Gaspar, meet in a rundown downtown apartment during a weekend to chat, drink and experience pleasure.

Director: Júlio Bressane | Stars: Bel García, Josi Antello, Fernando Eiras

Votes: 189

37. Two Billion Hearts (1995)

106 min | Documentary, Sport

7.8
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A movie about the 1994 FIFA World Cup, played in the USA for the first time in history.

Director: Murilo Salles | Stars: Antônio Grassi, Liev Schreiber

Votes: 186

38. Cleópatra (2007)

116 min | Drama, Romance

5.8
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This film is one of Julio Bressane finest. The great battles are the backdrop for the unfolding of the Egyptian Queen's personal life. The strategy of Cleopatra (Alessandra Negrini) is to ... See full summary »

Director: Júlio Bressane | Stars: Alessandra Negrini, Miguel Falabella, Bruno Garcia, Taumaturgo Ferreira

Votes: 169

39. O Veneno da Madrugada (2005)

118 min | Drama

6.0
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A small town is stirred by anonymous notes delivered during the night, telling the secrets of its inhabitants.

Director: Ruy Guerra | Stars: Leonardo Medeiros, Juliana Carneiro da Cunha, Fábio Sabag, Jean Pierre Noher

Votes: 140

40. Amores Roubados (2014– )

Drama

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A young sommelier returns to his hometown and gets involved with three different women, leading to a life driven by jealousy, desire and vengeance.

Stars: Murilo Benício, Patricia Pillar, Cauã Reymond, Isis Valverde

Votes: 131

41. Com Licença, Eu Vou à Luta (1986)

85 min | Biography, Drama

7.1
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Based on a famous autobiography, this film tells of teenage angst, as lived in the miserable lower middle class Rio bedroom suburbs, by 15 year-old Eliane. To boot, she comes from a ... See full summary »

Director: Lui Farias | Stars: Fernanda Torres, Marieta Severo, Carlos Augusto Strazzer, Reginaldo Faria

Votes: 120

42. O Canto da Sereia (2013– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.6
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The mystery surrounding the murder of a seductive and ambitious axé performer during one of her concerts.

Stars: Isis Valverde, Gabriel Braga Nunes, Camila Morgado, Fabiula Nascimento

Votes: 109

43. Glauber o Filme, Labirinto do Brasil (2003)

80 min | Documentary

7.3
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Documentary about Brazilian filmmaker Glauber Rocha, one of the most important names in the movement called "Cinema Novo", with interviews with some of his friends and colleagues.

Director: Silvio Tendler | Stars: Camila Amado, Jorge Amado, Paulo Autran, Bruno Barreto

Votes: 99

44. Que Bom Te Ver Viva (1989)

100 min | Drama, History

5.7
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Half-documental independent film about torture against women in Brazilian military dictatorship. Ravache is both a nameless narrator and main character.

Director: Lúcia Murat | Star: Irene Ravache

Votes: 98

45. Lado a Lado (2012–2013)

Drama

8.1
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The idealistic and brave Isabel (Camila Pitanga) is the maid of a French lady who taught her the European language and manners... See full synopsis »

Stars: Marjorie Estiano, Camila Pitanga, Patricia Pillar, Lázaro Ramos

Votes: 89

46. O Homem que Engarrafava Nuvens (2009)

107 min | Documentary

7.7
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Musical documentary chronicling the life and work of the composer, lawyer, politician, and creator of copyright laws protecting Brazilian artists, Humberto Teixeira. Also known as "The ... See full summary »

Director: Lírio Ferreira | Stars: Ricardo Cravo Albin, Belchior, Maria Bethânia, Chico Buarque

Votes: 86

47. Educação Sentimental (I) (2013)

84 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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Áurea is a sentimental older woman, who befriends teenager Áureo. They like each other, so she talks to him about herself, her spirituality, mysticism and existence itself. They become inseparable, so his jealous mother confronts her.

Director: Júlio Bressane | Stars: Josi Antello, Bernardo Marinho, Débora Olivieri, Gustavo Novaes

Votes: 83

48. Césio 137 - O Pesadelo de Goiânia (1990)

115 min | Drama

6.8
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The story behind one of the worst radiological disasters to ever happen in Brazil, in 1987.

Director: Roberto Pires | Stars: Nelson Xavier, Joana Fomm, Paulo Betti, Stepan Nercessian

Votes: 71

49. Agosto (1993– )

7.2
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The series tells the story of a criminal investigation into the murder of the businessman Paulo Gomes de Aguiar, at the beginning of August. During the Vargas government crisis, the case is... See full summary »

Stars: José Mayer, Letícia Sabatella, Lúcia Veríssimo, José Wilker

Votes: 64

50. Sargento Getúlio (1983)

85 min | Drama

7.1
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In the 40s, sergeant is ordered to escort a political prisoner from Paulo Afonso to Aracaju, Brazil. During the trip, there's a change in the Government and he is ordered to release the ... See full summary »

Director: Hermanno Penna | Stars: Luiz A. Barreto, Fernando Bezerra, Amaral Cavalcante, Márcia de Lima

Votes: 56