The 50 Most Popular Brazilian Telenovelas

A list of some of the most popular telenovelas from Brazil.
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1.
The Clone (2001 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A young man, who has been secretly cloned by his godfather scientist, falls in love for a Moroccan girl from a rigorous family. (60 mins.)
 
2.
Isaura: Slave Girl (1976 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
The difficulties faced by a young, sweet-hearted white slave targeted by the obsession of her lord in the Brazilian colonial time period. (26 mins.)
 
3.
Terra Nostra (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
The love story of two Italian young immigrants who first meet on their way to Brazil at the end of the 18th century, but are separated after their ship docks. (60 mins.)
 
4.
Esperança (2002 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
The story of two young Italian lovers of different, rival families who are separated after he moves to Brazil and falls for another woman, while she is forced to marry a fascist. (60 mins.)
 
5.
Little Missy (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
 
6.
India: A Love Story (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
The daughter of a traditional, rich Indian family falls in love for a Dalit, and "untouchable" man.
 
7.
Vale Tudo (1988 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
Fátima Accioly is a young, callous woman who wants to be rich and successful at any price. After selling her family's house in the country... (50 mins.)
 
8.
The King of the Cattle (1996 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The enmity between two rancher families in territorial dispute, and the forbidden love between a drover and a landless, mysterious woman with no past. (60 mins.)
 
9.
The Favorite (2008 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
The friendship of two women is torn as one, supposedly innocent, is jailed accused of murdering the other one's husband, blaming her.
 
10.
Soul Mate (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
After she dies, a ballerina reincarnates in a beautiful, sweet-hearted indian and returns to her past family and the man she loved and had left. (60 mins.)
 
11.
Dona Beija (1986 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
(60 mins.)
 
12.
America (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Sol, a dreamy young woman from the carioca suburbs, attempts to emigrate to the United States, believing in a better life with better opportunities. (60 mins.)
 
13.
The Prophet (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A countryside young man gifted with precognitive powers moves to the big city, where he meets some unscrupulous people interested in his gift, and the girl he knows is the woman of his life.
 
14.
Celebrity (2003 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A prominent producer is approached by an ambitious woman who becomes her assistant, but actually intends to own everything that is hers. (45 mins.)
 
15.
Shades of Sin (2004 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A Maranhense young woman and a carioca tourist photographer fall for each other and get separated by destiny and a woman obsessed with his family's fortune. (50 mins.)
 
16.
Forbidden Desire (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
(45 mins.)
 
17.
Two Faces (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A young woman vows revenge on a tricky, unscrupulous man after he fools and abandons her pregnant with their child. (45 mins.)
 
18.
Pages of Life (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
After a young woman gives birth to twins and dies precociously, her cold-hearted mother keeps her grandson but rejects his sister with Down syndrome, who is adopted by their sweet-hearted surgeon. (60 mins.)
 
19.
Paradise City (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
(55 mins.)
 
20.
Seven Sins (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
(45 mins.)
 
21.
Pure Beauty (2008 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
 
22.
The Thorn and the Rose (2000 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
A short tempered, feminist rich woman notable for her aversion to marriage and her aggressive behavior gradually falls in love for a rough and lowly farmer. (60 mins.)
 
23.
Pepper Chocolate (2003 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
A humble girl who rises to become a wealthy, vengeful widow returns to the small town that humiliated her and to the man she loved, bringing their young son. (45 mins.)
 
24.
Snakes & Lizards (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A rascal, leery man assumes the place of a namesake honest young worker as the heir of a important businessman's wealth. (45 mins.)
 
25.
Xica da Silva (1996 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
In the Colonial Brazil, a smart, sassy and sensual slave rises to become a queen as an important contractor falls for her, all for the anger of a woman obsessed with him. (60 mins.)
 
26.
The Next Victim (1995 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
A young law student starts to work as a detective, decided to uncover the identity behind a series of murders, as well as who is next. (45 mins.)
 
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28.
Eterna Magia (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  
(45 mins.)
 
29.
The Buzz (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
 
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Her Own Destiny (2004 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
From a poor background, a mother of five has her baby daughter kidnapped and fights for having her back, as time goes by and she rises to a better life with her remaining sons. (50 mins.)
 
32.
Passione (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
The rough efforts of an ambitious young woman of poor origin, a she enters the life of an Italian man, son of a wealthy Brazilian family.
 
33.
Family Ties (2000 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The unconditional love a mother has for her daughter, even after they fall in love for the same man. (45 mins.)
 
34.
Secrets of Sand (1993 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Mulheres de areia (sand women) was a Brazilian soap opera that tells the story of the twin sister Rute and Raquel. I the classic thing... (45 mins.)
 
35.
Summer Affair (1998 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
(50 mins.)
 
36.
Cat's Cradle (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
 
37.
Bela, a Feia (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
 
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39.
Torre de Babel (1998 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Clementino planned to revenge against powerful Mr. Toledo. But someone just did it before him. (55 mins.)
 
40.
Água Viva (1980 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
(50 mins.)
 
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Essas Mulheres (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
"Essas Mulheres" (These Women) is a soap opera set in the 19th century's Rio de Janeiro, freely inspired on José de Alencar's novels "Senhora"...
 
43.
Éramos Seis (1994 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
 
44.
Pantanal (1990 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
The love between a young man, newcomer from the city to the inland Brazilian Pantanal, and a brave and mysterious inhabitant woman who happens to be a shapeshifter. (60 mins.)
 
45.
Young Hearts (1995 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  
Long-running soap that depicts the lives of a group of teens as they struggle in the midst of life choices, love, ambition, disappointment, family and relationship issues. (30 mins.)
 
46.
Women in Love (2003 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
The series surrounds the damaged relationship between a saxophonist and a woman who falls in love for a former boyfriend, whom she had left to marry him. (50 mins.)
 
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The Power of Desire (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
(45 mins.)
 
49.
Água na Boca (2008 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.3/10 X  
"Água na Boca" is a beautiful love story inspired by William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. It is still reminded by the audience for its tenderness. This TV Series shows a very soft and happy point of view about loving and living.
 
50.
Uga Uga (2000 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
A young, orphaned man raised by an indian shaman in the wild, is found by his grandfather and returns to his estranged family where he discovers himself as the heir of their wealth. (60 mins.)