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1. Elite Squad: The Enemy Within (2010)

Unrated | 115 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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71 Metascore

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.

Writers: Bráulio Mantovani, José Padilha, Rodrigo Pimentel | Director: José Padilha | Stars: Wagner Moura, Irandhir Santos, André Ramiro, Milhem Cortaz

2. Elite Squad (2007)

R | 115 min | Action, Crime, Drama

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33 Metascore

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.

Writers: André Batista, John Kaylin, Bráulio Mantovani, José Padilha, Rodrigo Pimentel, Luiz Eduardo Soares | Director: José Padilha | Stars: Wagner Moura, André Ramiro, Caio Junqueira, Milhem Cortaz

3. Bus 174 (2002)

R | 122 min | Documentary, Crime

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83 Metascore

Documentary depicts what happened in Rio de Janeiro on June 12th 2000, when bus 174 was taken by an armed young man, threatening to shoot all the passengers. Transmitted live on all ... See full summary »

Writers: Bráulio Mantovani, José Padilha | Directors: José Padilha, Felipe Lacerda | Stars: Sandro do Nascimento, Rodrigo Pimentel, Luiz Eduardo Soares, Anonymous

4. The Fabulous Picture Show (2006– )

History, Talk-Show

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Creator: Amanda Palmer | Stars: Amanda Palmer, Mohamed Al Daradji, Scandar Copti, Cherien Dabis

5. Cinema 3 (1984– )
Episode: Episode dated 19 February 2011 (2011)

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Writer: Begoña García Pla | Director: Jaume Figueras | Stars: Jaume Figueras, Harry Belafonte, Paul Bettany, Jeff Bridges

6. Brazil's Vanishing Cowboys (2003 TV Movie)

54 min | Documentary

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Directors: José Padilha, Marcos Prado

7. Levels (2008)

14 min | Documentary, Short

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Between two floors, two ways of viewing and making cinema. The minds of two important Brazilian contemporary directors and their thoughts and opinions on fiction and the influence of reality in their work.

Writer: Márcio Schoenardie | Director: Márcio Schoenardie | Stars: Beto Brant, José Padilha, Daniel Bacchieri, Carolina Sudati

8. Estamira (2004)

121 min | Documentary

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Documentary about Estamira, a 63-year-old woman who's been working for over 20 years at a landfill in Rio de Janeiro. Schizophrenic, but very charismatic, she's the leader of a small ... See full summary »

Writer: Marcos Prado | Director: Marcos Prado | Star: Estamira

9. Secrets of the Tribe (2010)

110 min | Documentary

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The field of anthropology goes under the magnifying glass in this fiery investigation of the seminal research on Yanomami Indians. In the 1960s and '70s, a steady stream of anthropologists ... See full summary »

Director: José Padilha | Stars: Robert Borofsky, Jesus Cardozo, Napoleon A. Chagnon, Marie Isabel Eguillor

10. Programa do Jô (2000– )

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Stars: Jô Soares, Wagner Moura, Ivete Sangalo, Thalita Rebouças

11. Cinema 3 (1984– )

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Stars: Jaume Figueras, Monts Llussà, Crisol Tuà, Àlex Gorina

12. Garapa (2009)

110 min | Documentary

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A documentary on three families struggling to survive in Brazil.

Director: José Padilha

13. RoboCop (2014)

PG-13 | 117 min | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi

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52 Metascore

In 2028 Detroit, when Alex Murphy - a loving husband, father and good cop - is critically injured in the line of duty, the multinational conglomerate OmniCorp sees their chance for a part-man, part-robot police officer.

Writers: Joshua Zetumer, Edward Neumeier, Michael Miner | Director: José Padilha | Stars: Joel Kinnaman, Gary Oldman, Michael Keaton, Abbie Cornish

14. The Charcoal People (2000)

65 min | Documentary

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Documentary about the rural population who earn their living as coal miners, thus helping to keep metallurgic activity going and contributing to the forest devastation in South America.

Writer: José Padilha | Director: Nigel Noble

15. Artificial Paradises (2012)

96 min | Drama

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Two girlfriends visit a big Brazilian beach festival and decide to just let go. They enjoy the music, booze, drugs and on one steamy afternoon even each other. They also meet a young man and things can't be better. Can this paradise last?

Writers: Pablo Padilla, Cristiano Gualda, Marcos Prado | Director: Marcos Prado | Stars: Nathalia Dill, Luca Bianchi, Lívia de Bueno, Bernardo Melo Barreto

17. Narcos (2014– )

Crime, Drama | Pre-production

A chronicled look at the criminal exploits of Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar.

Star: Wagner Moura

18. Marching Powder

Drama | Announced

A young British drug dealer spends five years in a Bolivian prison that develops a successful economic system. Based on Thomas McFadden's "Marching Powder : A True Story of Friendship, Cocaine, and South America's Strangest Jail".

Writers: Thomas McFadden, José Padilha, Rusty Young | Director: José Padilha

19. Tri-Border

Action, Drama, Thriller | Announced

An action story set in the lawless zone trisected by Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay and centered on a DEA agent who is sent to the area against his will.

Writer: Nick Schenk | Director: José Padilha

20. Narcos (2014– )
Episode: Episode #1.1

Crime, Drama

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Writers: Carlo Bernard, Doug Miro | Director: José Padilha | Star: Wagner Moura

21. Cinema 3 (1984– )
Episode: Episode dated 23 February 2008 (2008)

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Director: Jaume Figueras | Stars: Jaume Figueras, Sally Hawkins, Ken Loach, José Padilha

22. Cinema 3 (1984– )
Episode: Episode dated 28 June 2008 (2008)

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Director: Jaume Figueras | Stars: Jaume Figueras, Fernando Colomo, Héctor Colomé, Karra Elejalde

23. Programa do Jô (2000– )
Episode: Episode dated 7 October 2010 (2010)

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Stars: Jô Soares, Lola Melnick, Wagner Moura, José Padilha

24. The Fabulous Picture Show (2006– )
Episode: Mugabe & the White African (2010)

History, Talk-Show

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Creator: Amanda Palmer | Director: Heidi Ahsmann | Stars: Lucy Bailey, José Padilha, Amanda Palmer, Martin Scorsese