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José Padilha


He is best known for directing the Brazilian critical and financial successes Elite Squad and Elite Squad: The Enemy Within and the 2014 remake of RoboCop. He has won the Golden Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival for Elite Squad in 2008. He is also the producer and director of the Netflix original series Narcos, starring frequent ... See full bio »

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Known For

Elite Squad
Elite Squad Producer
(2007)
RoboCop
RoboCop Director
(2014)
Bus 174
Bus 174 Producer
(2002)

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 2000 The Charcoal People (Documentary) (producer)
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Was considered to direct The Wolverine (2013). See more »

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Films often deal with the the subject of corruption and the futility associated with the War On Drugs See more »

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