Most Popular "Lusophone" Titles
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1. City of God (2002)
R | 130 min | Crime, Drama
Two boys growing up in a violent neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro take different paths: one becomes a photographer, the other a drug dealer.
Votes: 530,962 | Gross: $7.56M
2. Elite Squad (2007)
R | 115 min | Action, Crime, Drama
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.
Votes: 81,373 | Gross: $0.01M
3. Elite Squad: The Enemy Within (2010)
Unrated | 115 min | Action, Crime, Drama
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.
Votes: 66,341 | Gross: $0.10M
4. Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands (1976)
R | 110 min | Comedy
In a small city of Brazil, Flor (a very good looking woman) marries Vadinho, a very handsome and erotic man. Once married she finds he is a good-for-nothing. She works teaching cooking to ... See full summary »
5. Bus 174 (2002)
R | 122 min | Documentary, Crime
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 »
Votes: 6,669 | Gross: $0.22M
6. My Name Ain't Johnny (2008)
124 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
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.
7. A Dog's Will (2000)
104 min | Adventure, Comedy
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. But when they die, they have to be judged by ... See full summary »
8. Our Beloved Month of August (2008)
147 min | Music, Romance
In the heart of Portugal, amid the mountains, the month of August is abuzz with people and activity... See full synopsis »
9. House of Sand (2005)
R | 115 min | Drama
A woman is taken along with her mother in 1910 to a far-away desert by her husband, and after his passing, is forced to spend the next 59 years of her life hopelessly trying to escape it.
10. Me You Them (2000)
PG-13 | 104 min | Drama, Comedy, Romance
A true story that comically depicts the relationship between an ordinary woman and her three husbands, who live in the same house in a poor and arid small village of the Brazilian northeast.
Votes: 1,528 | Gross: $0.32M
12. Bossa Nova (2000)
R | 95 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama
Rio lawyer Pedro Paulo is recently separated from his travel agent wife Tania. His office has taken on an energetic new intern, Sharon. Pedro Paulo is working on a divorce case - his own ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,556 | Gross: $1.82M
14. Orfeu (1999)
110 min | Crime, Drama, Music
In a dangerous but human Rio's slum, rises the love affair betwen Orfeu and Eurídice, provoking jealousy and violence in times of carnival.
Writers: João Emanuel Carneiro, Carlos Diegues, Paulo Lins, Hamilton Vaz Pereira, Hermano Vianna, Vinicius de Moraes | Director: Carlos Diegues | Stars: Toni Garrido, Patrícia França, Murilo Benício, Zezé Motta
Votes: 727 | Gross: $0.10M
98 min | Action, Crime, Drama
The real story behind the creation of the Comando Vermelho (Red Commando), the powerful criminal organization that terrorized Rio de Janeiro for several decades. The movie follows William, ... See full summary »
16. Time of Fear (2009)
119 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
The widow piano teacher Lúcia and her unemployed teenage son Rafa move to a poor neighborhood in the periphery of São Paulo after the bankrupting of her pension plan. Rafa a.k.a. Pilot ... See full summary »
17. In Therapy (2009)
90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In Rio de Janeiro, the forty-something year old, Mercedes, goes to the psychoanalyst and tells the story of her life - from a child who lost her mother. Over three years of analysis, her ... See full summary »
18. Bróder (2010)
93 min | Drama
In the slum of Capão Redondo in São Paulo, the twenty-third anniversary of Marco Aurélio a.k.a. Macu will be celebrated with a "feijoada" (a typical Brazilian dish of black beans and pork) ... See full summary »
19. Chronically Unfeasible (2000)
101 min | Crime, Drama
Dissection of Brazilian problems, using six people who meet in a restaurant in São Paulo as models to illustrate political and sociological theses.