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1.
Central Station (1998)
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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. (113 mins.)
Director: Walter Salles
 
2.
Trap.com (2011)
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Exposed by his girlfriend through a video on the Internet, Bruno tries to revive his reputation, but... (95 mins.)
 
3.
The Inheritance (2001)
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After the death of their mother, four sisters gather to divide their inheritance, and bring back several family troubles. (96 mins.)
Director: Daniel Filho
 
4.
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.)
 
5.
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
 
6.
The Year My Parents Went on Vacation (2006)
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A boy is left alone in a Jewish neighborhood in the year of 1970, where both world cup and dictatorship happen in Brazil. (110 mins.)
Director: Cao Hamburger
 
7.
Who Killed Pixote? (1996)
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Based on the true story of Fernando Ramos da Silva, actor of Hector Babenco's Pixote. (116 mins.)
Director: José Joffily
 
8.
Barren Lives (1963)
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A poor family in the Northeast of Brazil (Fabiano, the father; Sinhá Vitória, the mother; their 2 children... (103 mins.)
 
9.
Gonzaga: From Father to Son (2012)
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The story of Brazilian popular singer Luiz Gonzaga and his son Gonzaguinha. (120 mins.)
Director: Breno Silveira
 
10.
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
 
11.
Amor Estranho Amor (1982)
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Man remembers 48 crucial hours in his life when, as a teenager, he visited his mother, the favorite woman of an important politician... (97 mins.)
 
12.
The Day That Lasted 21 Years (2012 Documentary)
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Provides evidence of manipulation and investment funding from the U.S. government to carry out the Brazilian military coup that occurred in 1964. (77 mins.)
Director: Camilo Tavares
 
13.
My Mom Is a Character (2013)
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After another spat with her kids, Dona Hermínia decides to take some time off from them and hides away in her aunt's house, where she reminisces about her kids in an age when they still needed her. (84 mins.)
Director: André Pellenz
 
14.
Till Luck Do Us Part (2012)
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They are a material couple. When their finances broke, he needs to economize without she realize, but is not too easy. (104 mins.)
 
15.
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
 
16.
I Travel Because I Have to, I Come Back Because I Love You (2009)
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A geologist is sent to an isolated region in the Northeast of Brazil to survey water sources, but begins to feel a a sense of abandonment and loneliness. (75 mins.)
 
17.
Xuxa in Crystal Moon (1990)
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The fairy tale of a young aspiring singer who leaves her hometown to a major city, in order to make her dreams come true. (90 mins.)
Director: Tizuka Yamasaki
 
18.
Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands (1976)
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In a small city of Brazil, a woman named Flor marries a man named Vadinho, but once married she finds that he is a good-for-nothing... (110 mins.)
Director: Bruno Barreto
 
19.
Redentor (2004)
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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
 
20.
The Xango from Baker Street (2001)
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Rio de Janeiro, 1886. Actress Sarah Bernhardt performs at the city's Municipal Theater, captivating the local audience enthralled by French culture... (124 mins.)
 
21.
Macunaima (1969)
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Our story begins with Macunaima's miraculous birth to an old woman in a tiny jungle settlement. Born full grown... (110 mins.)
 
22.
Black God, White Devil (1964)
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Fictionalized account of the adventures of hired gunman Antonio das Mortes, set against the real life last days of rural banditism... (120 mins.)
Director: Glauber Rocha
 
23.
Antonio das Mortes (1969)
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Period piece about a Brazil that is no more. This movie is the sequel to "God and the Devil in the Land of the Sun" (Deus e o diabo na terra do sol)... (100 mins.)
Director: Glauber Rocha
 
24.
Posthumous Memories (2001)
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Free adaptation of Machado de Assis's classic. The narrator is a rich dead man, who tells us about his life and times, making fun of both. (101 mins.)
Director: André Klotzel
 
25.
All Nudity Shall Be Punished (1973)
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Rich, spoiled youngman encounters a prostitute, and gets confused about the nature of his feelings for her; he can't decide between attraction, and repulsion. (102 mins.)
Director: Arnaldo Jabor
 
26.
Cangaceiro (1953)
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Brazilian movie inspired by American westerns (but losing none of its cultural integrity) about Cangaceiro... (105 mins.)
Director: Lima Barreto
 
27.
Memórias do Cárcere (1984)
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Graciliano Ramos' period he spent in prison after being considered a subversive element by the government. (185 mins.)
 
28.
A Divina Comédia (1991)
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Patients in a mental institution see themselves as Adam and Eve, Sonia and Raskolnikov, a Philosopher and a Prophet, Alyosha and Ivan Karamazov, Jesus, Lazarus, Martha, Mary and St Teresa of Avila. (140 mins.)
 
29.
Gabriela (1983)
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In 1925, Gabriela becomes cook, mistress, and then wife of Nacib, a bar owner in a small Brazilian coastal town runs by the local colonels... (99 mins.)
Director: Bruno Barreto
 
30.
In Therapy (2009)
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In Rio de Janeiro, the forty-something year old, Mercedes, goes to the psychoanalyst and tells the story of her life... (90 mins.)
 
31.
Capitães da Areia (2011)
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About the life and adventures of a gang of abandoned street kids known as Capitães da Areia (Captains of the Sands), in Salvador, Bahia, during the 1950s. (96 mins.)
 
32.
Stay with Me Tonight (2006)
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The musician and writer of the comic book "Ghost with Heart of Stone" Eduardo meets the gorgeous Laura... (73 mins.)
Director: João Falcão
 
33.
Danilo Gentili: Politicamente Incorreto (2010 Video)
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(153 mins.)
Director: Danilo Gentili
 
34.
If I Were You (2006)
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The publicist Claudio and the housewife and choral teacher Helena have been married for many years,... (108 mins.)
Director: Daniel Filho
 
35.
Chico Xavier (2010)
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A biography of spiritual medium and author Francisco Candido Xavier. (124 mins.)
Director: Daniel Filho
 
36.
Love for Sale (2006)
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In order to get funds, a young woman living in the Northeast of Brazil decides to raffle her own body. (90 mins.)
Director: Karim Ainouz
 
37.
Cinema, Aspirins and Vultures (2005)
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A road movie about a German man who went to the North East of Brazil in the 1942 to sell Aspirin. (99 mins.)
Director: Marcelo Gomes
 
38.
Ó Pai, Ó - Look at This (2007)
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During the Carnival in the historical site of Pelourinho (Salvador, Bahia, Brazil), we follow the lives of the tenants of a falling-to-pieces tenement house who try to get by using creativity, irony, humor and music. (96 mins.)
 
39.
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
 
40.
So Normal (2003)
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Five years before the events in the television series take place, Rui and Vani meet and fall in love on the day of their respective wedding ceremonies - to different people, in the same church. (93 mins.)
 
41.
My Name Ain't Johnny (2008)
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The true story of João Guilherme Estrella ("Johnny"), a young middle-class bon vivant who became a big-time cocaine dealer in Rio de Janeiro in the early 1990s. (124 mins.)
Director: Mauro Lima
 
42.
VIPs (2010)
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The life of a real conman and one of the biggest frauds in Brazil. (95 mins.)
Director: Toniko Melo
 
43.
The Battle of Canudos (1997)
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The drama of a poor family in the bloodiest war in the History of Brazil: the war of Canudos. (170 mins.)
Director: Sergio Rezende
 
44.
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
 
45.
Brainstorm (2000)
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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
 
46.
Tarantino's Mind (2006 Short Film)
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Two friends at a bar talking about theories involving Quentin Tarantino's movies. (15 mins.)
 
47.
Red Carpet (2005)
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Quinzinho (Matheus Nachtergaele) has a promise to keep: take your child, Neco (Vinicius Miranda), to the city to watch a movie Mazzaropi... (100 mins.)
 
48.
A Dog's Will (2000)
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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
 
49.
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
 
50.
What Is It Worth? (2005)
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Free adaptation of Machado de Assis's short story "Pai Contra Mãe", having some of Nireu Cavalcanti's 18th Century chronicles as inspiration... (110 mins.)
Director: Sergio Bianchi
 
51.
Brazilian Western (2013)
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Brazilian Western is an adaptation of the eponymous song by Renato Russo a famous Brazilian singer and... (108 mins.)
Director: René Sampaio
 
52.
Somos Tão Jovens (2013)
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The life of Renato Manfredini Júnior, Brazilian musician, from his first involvement with music, to his years in the punk rock band Aborto Alétrico, to the formation of Legião Urbana, in the rock scene of 70's/80's Brasilia.
 
53.
Cazuza: Time Doesn't Stop (2004)
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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. (98 mins.)
 
54.
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.)
 
55.
Hard Labor (2011)
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Young housewife Helena is on the verge of fulfilling a dream as she prepares to open her own business: a neighborhood grocery store... (99 mins.)
 
56.
Domésticas (2001)
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Five maids in São Paulo are observed in this episodic, impressionistic film. The women interact with each other... (85 mins.)
 
57.
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
 
58.
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
 
59.
Confessions of a Brazilian Call Girl (2011)
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After the adoptive daughter of a stable family leaves them for a new life as a prostitute, she rises to become a popular performer among her clients, and details her routine in her blog. (131 mins.)
Director: Marcus Baldini
 
60.
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
 
61.
Elite Squad: The Enemy Within (2010)
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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. (115 mins.)
Director: José Padilha
 
62.
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.)
 
63.
Lisbela and the Prisoner (2003)
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Lisbela is a young woman who loves going to the movies. Leléu is a con man, going from town to town... (106 mins.)
Director: Guel Arraes
 
64.
The Invisible Woman (2009)
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A romantic comedy in which a 35-year old man is abandoned by his wife and falls in love with his neighbor, a perfect, ideal woman. The only problem: she doesn't exist! (105 mins.)
Director: Claudio Torres
 
65.
The Second Mother (2015)
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When the estranged daughter of a hard-working live-in housekeeper suddenly appears, the unspoken class barriers that exist within the home are thrown into disarray. (112 mins.)
Director: Anna Muylaert
 
66.
Father's Chair (2012)
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A man who has put his career ahead of everything else in life learns the value of family when his son goes missing. (96 mins.)
Director: Luciano Moura
 
67.
Tim Maia (2014)
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Biopic of Brazilian singer Tim Maia, from his childhood in Rio de Janeiro until his death at age 55, including his passage by the US, where he discovers a new style of music and is arrested for theft and drug possession. (140 mins.)
Director: Mauro Lima
 
68.
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
 
69.
Mais Forte Que o Mundo (2016)
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The Story of longtime UFC Featherweight champion and the struggles facing him on the road to the top. (107 mins.)
Director: Afonso Poyart
 
70.
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.)