Highest Rated Titles With Hugo Carvana
Paraíso Tropical (2007)
Episode dated 14 June 2007
45 min | Drama
Vinícius is threatened by Olavo and Ivan to tell'em what happened to Telma in the previous night, in Copacabana. Vinícius was the only witness. Meanwhile, Elisa tries to find out the truth by herself.
6. Sai de Baixo (1996–2013)
60 min | Comedy
Caco Antibes (Miguel Falabella) and his wife Magda (Marisa Orth) lived in a luxury mansion in the Jardins, in São Paulo, until the IRS discovered bankruptcies in Caco's personal accounts ... See full summary »
14. Entranced Earth (1967)
111 min | Drama
Eldorado, a fictitious country in Latin America, is sparkling with the internal struggle for political power. In the eye of this social convulsion, the jaded journalist Paulo Martins ... See full summary »
22. A Queda (1978)
120 min | Drama
This sequel to "Os Fuzis" follows the story of a hard working operator who dies on a work related accident due to the precarious conditions established in the place. But when his superiors ... See full summary »
23. Os Cafajestes (1962)
100 min | Crime, Drama
This film captures the criminal behavior of two young Copacabana thugs (the "cafajestes"). The two plan a blackmail coup against a rich old man, using nude pictures of a lady on a deserted ... See full summary »
26. Glauber o Filme, Labirinto do Brasil (2003)
80 min | Documentary
Documentary about Brazilian filmmaker Glauber Rocha, one of the most important names in the movement called "Cinema Novo", with interviews with some of his friends and colleagues.
28. Improvisiert und zielbewusst (1967 TV Movie)
30 min | Documentary, History
German documentary for TV about the "Cinema Novo" movement (Brazilian New Wave). Director Joaquim Pedro de Andrade focuses on six Cinema Novo filmmakers working in Rio in 1967: Leon ... See full summary »
29. Antonio das Mortes (1969)
100 min | Action, Crime, Drama
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), and takes place 29 years after Antonio ... See full summary »
30. All Nudity Shall Be Punished (1973)
102 min | Drama
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.
31. Agosto (1993– )
The series tells the story of a criminal investigation into the murder of the businessman Paulo Gomes de Aguiar, at the beginning of August. During the Vargas government crisis, the case is... See full summary »
35. Macunaima (1969)
Not Rated | 95 min | Fantasy, Comedy
Our story begins with Macunaima's miraculous birth to an old woman in a tiny jungle settlement. Born full grown, he discovers his life's purpose which leads him and his family/followers on ... See full summary »
36. Mauá - O Imperador e o Rei (1999)
135 min | Drama
A movie about a Brazilian entrepreneur who rivalled American's richest man at his time, well-known Rockfeller. Irineu Evangelista de Souza in 1867 had $155.000 contos de reis, meanwhile the... See full summary »
37. Bar Esperanza (1983)
127 min | Comedy
Group of eccentric people gather at a popular bar in Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, doomed to be closed to give way to the construction of a big building. Intellectuals, artists, night-people in ... See full summary »
39. Paraíso Tropical (2007)
45 min | Drama
A race for passion and power lives in the metropolitan area, Copacabana in Rio de Janeiro. A faithful, spotless young man and a ruthless manipulative lad compete on who to take over the ... See full summary »
41. Leila Diniz (1987)
101 min | Biography, Drama
A star studded biography of Brazilian legend Leila Diniz, born in 1945 to a communist couple. She grows up to be an extraordinary woman in her own, undefinable, and unique style, unheard of... See full summary »
42. Apolônio Brasil, Campeão da Alegria (2003)
117 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
Apolônio Brasil was a cult pianist who used to play in nightclubs in Rio de Janeiro, in the 1950s and 1960s. Quite a character, Apolônio was loved by women, idolized by his audience and ... See full summary »
43. Der Leone Have Sept Cabeças (1970)
103 min | Drama
A Latin-American insurgent and a black leader join forces to free an African nation. But they'll have to face a German mercenary aided by an American agent and a Portuguese advisor, all working for a mysterious woman.
44. The Angel Was Born (1969)
90 min | Crime
Urtiga and Santamaria are two mean, sadistic and cold blood killers. Santamaria claims that he has seen an angel, and is very mystic. They escape from the police siege in a slum in a hill ... See full summary »
47. O Desafio (1966)
81 min | Drama
Passively facing the repression imposed by military dictatorship in Brazil in the 60s, a journalist gets into a personal crisis, aggravated by his love affair with an industrialist's wife, ... See full summary »
80 min | Crime, Drama
Luzia comes from the backwoods of Northeast Brazil to Rio de Janeiro, in search of her fiancé. But soon she'll find out he has turned into a dangerous criminal and is being looked after by the police.
53. 5 x Favela, Now by Ourselves (2010)
96 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Based on his segment Escola de Samba Alegria de Viver from 1962 in a film called Cinco Vezes Favela.
54. Histórias de Amor Duram Apenas 90 Minutos (2009)
93 min | Comedy, Romance
In Lapa, Rio de Janeiro, the idle aspirant writer Zeca has been living with Arts Professor Júlia for five years. He is stuck on page 50 of his novel for a long time and Zeca claims lack of ... See full summary »
56. Se Segura, Malandro! (1978)
110 min | Comedy
Man has a clandestine radio station in a shantytown, and broadcasts the swindles happening in the city, at the same time running absurd contests with preposterous prizes.
57. Sonhos Tropicais (2001)
120 min | Drama
Polish Jewish woman arrives in Brazil dreaming of marrying but has to become a prostitute to survive. At the same time, sanitarian doctor Oswaldo Cruz comes back to Brazil after three years... See full summary »
61. O Homem Que Comprou o Mundo (1968)
90 min | Comedy
In a fictitious country, civil servant receives the greatest inheritance in history (ten trillion dollars) and is confined by authorities because he could break world economics. But he manages to escape.
62. Jardim de Guerra (1970)
100 min | Drama
Edson is having an affair with actress Maria do Rosário, who dreams of being a movie director. So he tries to get some easy money for her film, but is arrested and meets a police torturer instead.
63. Boca de Ouro (1990)
105 min | Crime
When major drug-dealer Boca de Ouro dies, a reporter interviews his ex-lover, now married, with children, and living in a poor house, to try to understand more about his complex personality... See full summary »
68. Avaeté - Semente da Vingança (1985)
110 min | Drama
Little Indian boy survives his tribe massacre, growing up together with his wish for revenge and his quest for his own identity. Based on a true story.
73. Tati (1973)
87 min | Drama
The troubled routine of a pregnant unmarried woman who tries to give a good education to her six-year-old daughter, when they move from a poor neighborhood to Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro.
75. Pedro Diabo Ama Rosa Meia Noite (1969)
72 min | Crime, Drama
Unhappy with what he'd got from life, Pedro Diabo becomes a dread outlaw, whom the police is looking for. In his life of crime, he has the love and support of a strange woman, Rosa ... See full summary »
76. Achados e Perdidos (2007)
102 min | Crime
Ex-cop Vieira (Fagundes) is involved in the death of his lover (Polessa), a prostitute who works in the streets of Copacabana, Rio de Janeiro. After her death, some strange things started ... See full summary »
78. Amor, Carnaval e Sonhos (1973)
80 min | Fantasy, Musical
On Carnival's eve, girl dreams of a man to stay with her during these four days. She meets a photographer, with whom she has an affair.
80. How Are You? Well? (1969)
78 min | Comedy
Eight shorts in Rio de Janeiro made by six directors: 1st: "Uma Vez Flamengo" ("Once Flamengo"): Two fans of the greatest Brazilian soccer team are totally drunk when their team, Flamengo, ... See full summary »
84. Lara (2002)
107 min | Biography, Drama
The life of Brazilian actress Odete Lara, muse of the movement called Cinema Novo in Brazil, who exchanged stardom for a quiet and religious life.
85. Ipanema, Adeus (1975)
80 min | Drama
Young and rich executive living in Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, leaves his wife and kids behind and goes to Porto Seguro, Bahia, to try and live as a fisherman with his mistress.
86. O Sol - Caminhando Contra o Vento (2006)
95 min | Documentary
Documentary telling the story of short-lived newspaper "O Sol", an alternative press item which hit the streets during the repressive years of military dictatorship in Brazil, more ... See full summary »
89. Não Se Preocupe, Nada Vai Dar Certo (2011)
99 min | Comedy
Lalau (Gregorio Duvivier) is presented by the country's interior with his show jokes, whose main theme is her father, Ramon Velasco (Tarcisio Meira), an actor who always gets into ... See full summary »
92. Pindorama (1970)
In the Sixteenth Century, in Brazil, the founder of Pindorama realizes that nobody works in the anarchic village. When the king arrives in town, there is a fight for power among the ... See full summary »
93. Rio, I Love You (2014)
R | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
A series of short films set in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro.
Directors: Vicente Amorim, Guillermo Arriaga, Stephan Elliott, Sang-soo Im, Nadine Labaki, Fernando Meirelles, José Padilha, Carlos Saldanha, Paolo Sorrentino, John Turturro, Andrucha Waddington, César Charlone | Stars: Basil Hoffman, Emily Mortimer, Rodrigo Santoro, Bruna Linzmeyer
94. Águia na Cabeça (1984)
108 min | Crime
A senator having contacts with illegal betting activities is killed by the man who is his right arm, who wanted to get his position. But the power structure resents this disturbance and can... See full summary »
95. Vai Trabalhar, Vagabundo II (1991)
97 min | Comedy
Exiled in Acapulco, the bon vivant Dino cheats a rich widow into financing his coming back to Brazil. To avoid getting caught, he hides in a coffin. His fake burial is celebrated in high ... See full summary »
96. Assim na Tela Como no Céu (1990)
110 min | Comedy
A religious comedy in 5 segments, illustrating maniqueism on Earth, as shown by movies. God and his son Jesus disagree on how to manage human life on Earth.