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1.
Meu Tio Matou um Cara (2004)
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Boy tries to help his uncle, guilty of a murder case, to prove his innocence. He thinks the uncle has... (87 mins.)
Director: Jorge Furtado
 
2.
The Man of the Year (2003)
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Maiquel has lost a bet and dyed his hair blond. This little event triggers a head-on collision with destiny in which Maiquel goes from nobody to hero to outlaw--all in 24 hours. (105 mins.)
 
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Saneamento Básico, O Filme (2007)
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A small community of descendants of Italian immigrants in the interior of the state of Rio Grande do Sul resorts to making a video to try to solve the problems of basic sanitation that plague their village. (112 mins.)
Director: Jorge Furtado
 
4.
The Man Who Copied (2003)
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André, relatively poor, falls in love with Silvia, a neighbor whom he spies with a telescope. Falling more and more in love with her... (123 mins.)
Director: Jorge Furtado
 
5.
Lots of Ice and a Little Bit of Water (2006)
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Roberta (Ximenes) and Suzana (Duarte) are sisters who plan a kidnap of their own grandmother, who used to torment them as children with rigid rules of etiquette and social conventions. (108 mins.)
Director: Daniel Filho
 
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Veronica (2008)
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A teacher takes a student to his house in the slum, but on arrival discovered that drug traffickers killed his parents and now are at your demand. (90 mins.)
 
7.
Carandiru (2003)
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Brazilian MD Drauzio Varella starts AIDS prevention in Brazil's largest prison, Carandiru, in São Paulo... (145 mins.)
Director: Hector Babenco
 
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Chronically Unfeasible (2000)
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Dissection of Brazilian problems, using six people who meet in a restaurant in São Paulo as models to illustrate political and sociological theses. (101 mins.)
Director: Sergio Bianchi
 
10.
Ele, o Boto (1987)
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A dolphin takes the form of a human man in order to seduce the women of a fishing village. (108 mins.)
Director: Walter Lima Jr.
 
11.
Nina (2004)
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Psychological thriller larded with manga-like animations about the young, poor comic strip illustrator Nina, living with her mean landlady. She sinks further and further into a violent fantasy world. (85 mins.)
Director: Heitor Dhalia
 
12.
Lower City (2005)
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Lifelong friends Deco and Naldinho, who own a small steaming boat in Bahia, meet strip-dancer Karinna. Both men fall for her and their friendship is deeply shattered. (98 mins.)
Director: Sérgio Machado
 
13.
City of Men (2007)
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Best buddies Acerola and Laranjinha, about to turn 18, discover things about their missing fathers' pasts which will shatter their solid friendship, in the middle of a war between rival drug gangs from Rio's favelas. (106 mins.)
Director: Paulo Morelli
 
14.
City of God (2002)
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Two boys growing up in a violent neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro take different paths: one becomes a photographer, the other a drug dealer. (130 mins.)
 
15.
O Homem Que Desafiou o Diabo (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
In the Northeastern of Brazil, the wolf traveling salesman of fabric José Araújo arrives at Jardim dos... (106 mins.)
Director: Moacyr Góes
 
16.
Bufo & Spallanzani (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Ivan Canabrava is a detective in a Pan-American insurance company and is investigating the case of a landowner who dies shortly after taking out a 1 million dollar insurance policy. (96 mins.)
 
17.
Estomago: A Gastronomic Story (2007)
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In the great restaurant of life, there are those who eat and those who get eaten. Raimundo Nonato finds an alternative way... (113 mins.)
Director: Marcos Jorge
 
18.
Elite Squad (2007)
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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. (115 mins.)
Director: José Padilha
 
19.
God Is Brazilian (2003)
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God is getting tired. So he looks for a saint to take his place for a while. (110 mins.)
Director: Carlos Diegues
 
20.
Olga (2004)
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Based upon the true story of Olga Benário, the German-born wife of Brazilian communist leader Luís Carlos Prestes... (141 mins.)
Director: Jayme Monjardim
 
21.
A Dog's Will (2000)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
The lively João Grilo and the sly Chicó are poor guys living in the hinterland who cheat a bunch of people in a small Northeast Brazil town... (104 mins.)
Director: Guel Arraes
 
22.
A Paixão de Jacobina (2002)
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In the 1870s, Jacobina, daughter of German immigrants to southern Brazil, starts to break with both... (103 mins.)
Director: Fábio Barreto
 
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Brainstorm (2001)
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A trip to the mental institution hell. This odyssey is lived by Neto, a middle class teenager, who lives... (74 mins.)
Director: Laís Bodanzky
 
24.
Mud Zombies (2008)
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A poor community in the remote state of Espirito Santo, Brazil, ekes an existence by fishing and picking crustaceans from the local tropical mangroves... (105 mins.)
Director: Rodrigo Aragão
 
25.
Blindness (2008)
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A city is ravaged by an epidemic of instant white blindness. (121 mins.)
 
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Pixote (1981)
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The life of a boy in the streets of Sao Paulo, involved with little crimes, prostitution, etc (128 mins.)
Director: Hector Babenco
 
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Behind the Sun (2001)
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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. (105 mins.)
Director: Walter Salles
 
28.
Madame Satã (2002)
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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. (105 mins.)
Director: Karim Ainouz
 
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Brava Gente (2000 TV Series)
Episode: Palace II (2000)
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Two young boys, Laranjinha and Acerola, living in Cidade de Deus, one of the most violent neighborhoods in Rio de Janeiro... (25 mins.)
 
30.
Adrift (2009)
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A 1980s-set drama about a teenage girl undergoing her sexual awakening when she learns about her father's infidelities. (97 mins.)
Director: Heitor Dhalia
 
31.
Bellini and the Sphynx (2002)
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An apparently simple adultery case turns into an intricate and suspense-filled plot composed of numerous twists and turns... (120 mins.)
 
32.
The Story of Me (2009)
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O Contador de Histórias (The Story of Me), a Luiz Villaça;a movie based on the life of Roberto Carlos Ramos... (100 mins.)
Director: Luiz Villaça
 
33.
Two Rabbits (2012)
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In São Paulo, the scheme of the corrupt DA Júlia and her mate, the lawyer Henrique with the gangster... (101 mins.)
Director: Afonso Poyart
 
34.
The Clown (2011)
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Father and son work as clowns Puro Sangue/Valdemar and Pangare/Benjamin in a circus in the Brazilian countryside. Benjamin decides to follow a different path and meets several people on the way. (88 mins.)
Director: Selton Mello
 
35.
Muita Calma Nessa Hora (2010)
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Three young friends, Tita (Andréia Horta), Mari (Gianne Albertoni) and Aninha (Fernanda Souza) decide... (92 mins.)
Director: Felipe Joffily
 
36.
Dirty Hearts (2011)
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In 1945, Japan surrendered to the United States and the Second World War was over. Right? Wrong. For... (90 mins.)
Director: Vicente Amorim
 
37.
Redentor (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Célio Rocha believes he was assigned by God Himself a difficult mission: to persuade his childhood friend Otávio Sabóia, a corrupt entrepeneur in the construction business, to give away all his possessions to the poor. (100 mins.)
Director: Cláudio Torres
 
38.
When I Was Alive (2014)
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After losing his marriage and job, Junior moves back to his father's house, where the attractive tenant Bruna is living. The finding of objects that belonged to his dead mother drives Junior into a descent towards madness. (108 mins.)
Director: Marco Dutra
 
39.
Neighboring Sounds (2012)
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The lives of the residents of a Brazilian apartment building and the security guards who get the job guarding the surrounding streets. (131 mins.)
 
40.
Recife Frio (2009 Short Film)
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In tropical Recife, in northeastern Brazil, temperatures drop to impossible lows and the inhabitants have to adapt... (24 mins.)
 
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The Assailant (2009)
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Based on the life of a legendary capoeira fighter from Bahia, "Besouro" spins a fantastic tale of a young Brazilian man of African descent in search of his mission. (94 mins.)
 
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O 5º Poder (1962)
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Foreign country wants to perpetrate a "coup" in Brazil. They employ a new technique of subliminal messages... (100 mins.)