Most Popular Feature Films


1. City of God (2002)

R | 130 min | Crime, Drama

8.7
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79 Metascore

Two boys growing up in a violent neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro take different paths: one becomes a photographer, the other a drug dealer.

Directors: Fernando Meirelles, Kátia Lund | Stars: Alexandre Rodrigues, Matheus Nachtergaele, Leandro Firmino, Phellipe Haagensen

Votes: 557,293 | Gross: $7.56M

2. Aquarius (2016)

Unrated | 142 min | Drama

7.8
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87 Metascore

Clara, a 65 year old widow and retired music critic, was born into a wealthy and traditional family in Recife, Brazil. She is the last resident of the Aquarius, an original two-story ... See full summary »

Director: Kleber Mendonça Filho | Stars: Sonia Braga, Maeve Jinkings, Irandhir Santos, Humberto Carrão

Votes: 9,881 | Gross: $0.29M

3. Elite Squad (2007)

R | 115 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.1
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33 Metascore

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.

Director: José Padilha | Stars: Wagner Moura, André Ramiro, Caio Junqueira, Milhem Cortaz

Votes: 84,410 | Gross: $0.01M

4. Mais Forte que o Mundo: A História de José Aldo (2016)

107 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.3
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The Story of longtime UFC Featherweight champion and the struggles facing him on the road to the top.

Director: Afonso Poyart | Stars: Thaila Ayala, Cleo Pires, José Loreto, Milhem Cortaz

Votes: 713

5. Trash (I) (2014)

R | 114 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.2
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50 Metascore

Set in Brazil, three kids who make a discovery in a garbage dump soon find themselves running from the cops and trying to right a terrible wrong.

Directors: Stephen Daldry, Christian Duurvoort | Stars: Rickson Tevez, Eduardo Luis, Gabriel Weinstein, Martin Sheen

Votes: 15,815 | Gross: $0.01M

6. Do Começo ao Fim (2009)

94 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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Two brothers develop a very close relationship as they are growing up in an idyllic and happy family. When they are young adults their relationship becomes very intimate, romantic, and sexual.

Director: Aluizio Abranches | Stars: Júlia Lemmertz, Fábio Assunção, Jean Pierre Noher, Louise Cardoso

Votes: 5,533

7. Rio, I Love You (2014)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

5.2
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26 Metascore

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

Votes: 1,231

8. Hoje Eu Quero Voltar Sozinho (2014)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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71 Metascore

Leonardo is a blind teenager searching for independence. His everyday life, the relationship with his best friend, Giovana, and the way he sees the world change completely with the arrival of Gabriel.

Director: Daniel Ribeiro | Stars: Ghilherme Lobo, Fabio Audi, Tess Amorim, Lúcia Romano

Votes: 14,942 | Gross: $0.10M

9. Elite Squad: The Enemy Within (2010)

Unrated | 115 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.1
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71 Metascore

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.

Director: José Padilha | Stars: Wagner Moura, Irandhir Santos, André Ramiro, Milhem Cortaz

Votes: 68,855 | Gross: $0.10M

10. Zoom (2015)

Not Rated | 96 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

6.2
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55 Metascore

A multi-dimensional interface between a comic book artist, a novelist, and a film director. Each lives in a separate reality but authors a story about one of the others.

Director: Pedro Morelli | Stars: Gael García Bernal, Alison Pill, Mariana Ximenes, Jason Priestley

Votes: 1,439

11. Confessions of a Brazilian Call Girl (2011)

TV-14 | 131 min | Biography, Drama

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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.

Director: Marcus Baldini | Stars: Deborah Secco, Cássio Gabus Mendes, Drica Moraes, Fabiula Nascimento

Votes: 4,414

12. O Ornitólogo (2016)

Unrated | 117 min | Drama

6.6
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92 Metascore

Fernando, a solitary ornithologist, is looking for black storks when he is swept away by the rapids. Rescued by a couple of Chinese pilgrims, he plunges into an eerie and dark forest, trying to get back on his track.

Director: João Pedro Rodrigues | Stars: Paul Hamy, Xelo Cagiao, João Pedro Rodrigues, Han Wen

Votes: 504

13. Entre Idas e Vindas (2016)

100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.7
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Four call center agents embark on a road trip through São Paulo's south coast together and end up crossing paths with a man who is taking his child to meet his estranged mother along the way.

Director: José Eduardo Belmonte | Stars: Caroline Abras, Tamara Correia de Souza Paulo Amaral, Fábio Assunção, João Assunção

Votes: 175

14. Boi Neon (2015)

Unrated | 101 min | Drama

6.9
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80 Metascore

Iremar works at the rodeo in North East of Brazil. From his home, the truck used to transport the animals, he dreams of a future in the region's booming clothing industry.

Director: Gabriel Mascaro | Stars: Juliano Cazarré, Maeve Jinkings, Josinaldo Alves, Roberto Berindelli

Votes: 1,551 | Gross: $0.03M

15. Que Horas Ela Volta? (2015)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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82 Metascore

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.

Director: Anna Muylaert | Stars: Regina Casé, Helena Albergaria, Michel Joelsas, Camila Márdila

Votes: 8,295 | Gross: $0.38M

16. Beira-Mar (2015)

Unrated | 83 min | Drama, Romance

5.7
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Two boys on the edge of adulthood find themselves exploring their relationship.

Directors: Filipe Matzembacher, Marcio Reolon | Stars: Mateus Almada, Maurício Barcellos, Elisa Brittes, Fernando Hart

Votes: 1,332

17. O Menino e o Mundo (2013)

PG | 80 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.6
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80 Metascore

A little boy goes on an adventurous quest in search of his father.

Director: Alê Abreu | Stars: Vinicius Garcia, Marco Aurélio Campos, Lu Horta, Felipe Zilse

Votes: 4,220 | Gross: $0.05M

18. Minha Mãe é uma Peça 2: O Filme (2016)

96 min | Comedy

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After blooming with her new tv show, Dona Hermínia must deal with the problems of her grown up kids as she realizes they are Leaving home. In the middle, she must face the struggles of ... See full summary »

Director: César Rodrigues | Stars: Paulo Gustavo, Rodrigo Pandolfo, Mariana Xavier, Patricya Travassos

Votes: 570

19. Joaquim (2017)

97 min | Biography

6.1
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A partly fictional, partly historical account of the life of Brazil's national hero Joaquim José da Silva Xavier, alias Tiradentes.

Director: Marcelo Gomes | Stars: Júlio Machado, Rômulo Braga, Welket Bungué, Nuno Lopes

Votes: 38

20. Central Station (1998)

R | 113 min | Drama

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80 Metascore

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.

Director: Walter Salles | Stars: Fernanda Montenegro, Vinícius de Oliveira, Marília Pêra, Soia Lira

Votes: 29,679 | Gross: $5.60M

21. O Homem do Futuro (2011)

106 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

7.1
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Zero (Wagner Moura) is a brilliant scientist, but unfortunate because 20 years ago was publicly humiliated and lost in college Helena (Alinne Moraes) the love of his life. One day, an ... See full summary »

Director: Cláudio Torres | Stars: Wagner Moura, Alinne Moraes, Maria Luísa Mendonça, Fernando Ceylão

Votes: 3,838

22. Black Orpheus (1959)

PG | 100 min | Drama, Fantasy, Music

7.5
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81 Metascore

A retelling of the Orpheus and Eurydice myth, set during the time of the Carnaval in Rio de Janeiro.

Director: Marcel Camus | Stars: Breno Mello, Marpessa Dawn, Lourdes de Oliveira, Léa Garcia

Votes: 7,490

23. Infinitium (2017)

112 min | Action, Sci-Fi | Completed

In a world of darkness and fear, ruled by mercenary's and savages, the search for the ring of INFINITIUM, has led a girl and her friends to a forsaken land, after discovering the secret of the ring, she must reach safety.

Director: Rui Constantino | Stars: Rui Constantino, Paulo Constantino, Miguel Branco, Hugo Silvestre

24. Colo (2017)

136 min | Drama

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In Portugal, a father, a mother and a daughter's daily lives are being subsumed by the effects of the economic crisis.

Director: Teresa Villaverde | Stars: João Pedro Vaz, Alice Albergaria Borges, Beatriz Batarda, Clara Jost

Votes: 33

25. Cidade dos Homens (2007)

R | 106 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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63 Metascore

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.

Director: Paulo Morelli | Stars: Douglas Silva, Darlan Cunha, Jonathan Haagensen, Rodrigo dos Santos

Votes: 13,532 | Gross: $0.31M

26. Os Dez Mandamentos: O Filme (2016)

120 min | Biography, Drama, Fantasy

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Follows Moses leading and conducting the Hebrew people from the slavery of Egypt to the freedom towards the Promised Land according to the Ancient Testament Bible book of the Exodus. The ... See full summary »

Director: Alexandre Avancini | Stars: Guilherme Winter, Sérgio Marone, Camila Rodrigues, Giselle Itié

Votes: 263

27. How to Draw a Perfect Circle (2009)

122 min | Drama

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Guilherme and Sofia, brother and sister, grow up sharing experiences and slowly discovering their sexuality. The thing that Sofia doesn't know is how far Guilherme will go to keep her inside his own perverse, dark and perfect circle.

Director: Marco Martins | Stars: Rafael Morais, Daniel Duval, Joana de Verona, Beatriz Batarda

Votes: 474

28. Praia do Futuro (2014)

Unrated | 106 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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64 Metascore

Shortly after failing to rescue a drowning man, Donato meets Konrad, a friend of the victim. They soon begin a relationship which seems doomed from the start, while Donato's past catches up with him.

Director: Karim Aïnouz | Stars: Wagner Moura, Clemens Schick, Jesuíta Barbosa, Fred Lima

Votes: 1,914 | Gross: $0.02M

29. O Ano em Que Meus Pais Saíram de Férias (2006)

PG | 110 min | Drama

7.4
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67 Metascore

A boy is left alone in a Jewish neighborhood in the year of 1970, where both world cup and dictatorship happen in Brazil.

Director: Cao Hamburger | Stars: Michel Joelsas, Germano Haiut, Daniela Piepszyk, Paulo Autran

Votes: 5,045

30. À Deriva (2009)

97 min | Drama

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A 1980s-set drama about a teenage girl undergoing her sexual awakening when she learns about her father's infidelities.

Director: Heitor Dhalia | Stars: Laura Neiva, Vincent Cassel, Camilla Belle, Izadora Armelin

Votes: 2,367

31. Elis (2016)

110 min | Biography, Drama

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The life of Elis Regina, undoubtedly the greatest Brazilian singer of all time, is told in this biopic film with energetic and pulsating rhythm.

Director: Hugo Prata | Stars: Andréia Horta, Gustavo Machado, Caco Ciocler, Zécarlos Machado

Votes: 304

32. Pixote (1981)

R | 128 min | Crime, Drama

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The life of a boy in the streets of Sao Paulo, involved with little crimes, prostitution, etc

Director: Hector Babenco | Stars: Fernando Ramos da Silva, Jorge Julião, Gilberto Moura, Edilson Lino

Votes: 4,956

33. Carandiru (2003)

R | 145 min | Drama, Crime

7.6
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71 Metascore

Brazilian MD Drauzio Varella starts AIDS prevention in Brazil's largest prison, Carandiru, in São Paulo, where the population is nearly double its 4,000 maximum. Doc learns from experience ... See full summary »

Director: Hector Babenco | Stars: Enrique Diaz, Wagner Moura, Caio Blat, Luiz Carlos Vasconcelos

Votes: 14,575 | Gross: $0.21M

34. O Lobo atrás da Porta (2013)

Unrated | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.4
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67 Metascore

A journey to the dark cutting edge of desires, lies and wickedness of a love triangle, from the moment a child is mysteriously kidnapped.

Director: Fernando Coimbra | Stars: Thalita Carauta, Juliano Cazarré, Milhem Cortaz, Antonio Dos Santos

Votes: 2,431

35. As Mil e Uma Noites: Volume 1, O Inquieto (2015)

125 min | Drama

7.1
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80 Metascore

Some of the chapters from Arabian Nights are adapted to a modern Portugal in this epic.

Director: Miguel Gomes | Stars: Crista Alfaiate, Miguel Gomes, Maria Rueff, Bruno Bravo

Votes: 1,413 | Gross: $0.01M

36. Casa Grande (2014)

115 min | Drama

7.0
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56 Metascore

Exploring issues of class privilege among Rio's decadent elite, Casa Grande depicts a teenage boy's struggle to escape his overprotective parents as they covertly spiral into bankruptcy.

Director: Fellipe Barbosa | Stars: Marcello Novaes, Suzana Pires, Thales Cavalcanti, Clarissa Pinheiro

Votes: 1,274

37. Redemoinho (2016)

100 min | Drama

7.1
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Two childhood friends are reunited on Christmas Eve, bringing to the fore a shared trauma.

Director: José Luiz Villamarim | Stars: Irandhir Santos, Dira Paes, Júlio Andrade, Cássia Kis Magro

Votes: 36

38. Como Nossos Pais (2017)

102 min | Drama

6.6
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When Rosa's mother makes a surprising disclosure to her one day, she decides to break out of her usual obligations. In so doing she discovers that life holds many surprises in store for her.

Director: Laís Bodanzky | Stars: Clarisse Abujamra, Jorge Mautner, Annalara Prates, Maria Ribeiro

Votes: 22

39. Neighboring Sounds (2012)

Unrated | 131 min | Drama, Thriller

7.1
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77 Metascore

The lives of the residents of a Brazilian apartment building and the security guards who get the job guarding the surrounding streets.

Director: Kleber Mendonça Filho | Stars: Ana Rita Gurgel, Caio Almeida, Maeve Jinkings, Dida Maia

Votes: 4,704 | Gross: $0.03M

40. Tabu (I) (2012)

118 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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78 Metascore

A restless retired woman teams up with her deceased neighbor's maid to seek out a man who has a secret connection to her past life as a farm owner at the foothill of Mount Tabu in Africa.

Director: Miguel Gomes | Stars: Telmo Churro, Miguel Gomes, Hortêncílio Aquina, Américo Mota

Votes: 5,207

41. Paraísos Artificiais (2012)

96 min | Drama

6.5
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Two girlfriends visit a big Brazilian beach festival and decide to just let go. They enjoy the music, booze, drugs and on one steamy afternoon even each other. They also meet a young man and things can't be better. Can this paradise last?

Director: Marcos Prado | Stars: Nathalia Dill, Luca Bianchi, Lívia de Bueno, Bernardo Barreto

Votes: 2,575

42. Cidade Baixa (2005)

R | 98 min | Drama

6.6
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61 Metascore

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.

Director: Sérgio Machado | Stars: Alice Braga, Wagner Moura, Lázaro Ramos, Maria Menezes

Votes: 3,257 | Gross: $0.13M

43. Linhas de Wellington (2012)

151 min | Drama, History, War

6.2
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On September 27, 1810, the French troops commanded by Marshal Massena, were defeated in the Serra do Buçaco by the Anglo-Portuguese army of general Wellington. Despite the victory, ... See full summary »

Director: Valeria Sarmiento | Stars: Nuno Lopes, Soraia Chaves, Marisa Paredes, John Malkovich

Votes: 1,098

44. Dot.com (2007)

103 min | Comedy

6.6
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Pedro, an engineer posted in a village in the North of Portugal, waits desperately to be transferred back to Lisbon. Ever since his road project was cancelled, he's had nothing to do except... See full summary »

Director: Luís Galvão Teles | Stars: João Tempera, María Adánez, Marco Delgado, Isabel Abreu

Votes: 587

45. Mãe Só Há Uma (2016)

Unrated | 82 min | Drama

7.0
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77 Metascore

After discovering the truth about being stolen by the woman he thought was his mother as a child, Pierre (AKA Felipe) must deal with the consequences of his mother's actions and must try to cope with his biological family.

Director: Anna Muylaert | Stars: Naomi Nero, Daniel Botelho, Dani Nefussi, Matheus Nachtergaele

Votes: 562 | Gross: $0.01M

46. Gabriela (1983)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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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. Nacib becomes tired of Gabriela's uneducated ways... See full summary »

Director: Bruno Barreto | Stars: Sonia Braga, Marcello Mastroianni, Antonio Cantafora, Paulo Goulart

Votes: 754

47. Massacre in Dinosaur Valley (1985)

Unrated | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

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A plane crashes in the Amazon jungle, and its passengers must battle their way through cannibals, slave traders, wild animals and murderous piranha fish to safety.

Director: Michele Massimo Tarantini | Stars: Michael Sopkiw, Suzane Carvalho, Milton Rodríguez, Marta Anderson

Votes: 987

48. O Fantasma (2000)

Unrated | 87 min | Drama

5.7
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36 Metascore

Young and handsome Sergio works the night shift as a trash collector in Lisbon, Portugal. He can't force himself to connect with his pretty female co-worker Fatima, who displays an avid ... See full summary »

Director: João Pedro Rodrigues | Stars: Ricardo Meneses, Beatriz Torcato, Andre Barbosa, Eurico Vieira

Votes: 2,233 | Gross: $0.13M

49. O Auto da Compadecida (2000)

104 min | Adventure, Comedy

8.5
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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. But when they die, they have to be judged by ... See full summary »

Director: Guel Arraes | Stars: Matheus Nachtergaele, Selton Mello, Rogério Cardoso, Denise Fraga

Votes: 6,798

50. Ventos de Agosto (2014)

Unrated | 77 min | Drama

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The August winds gust and a poetic duel between life, death, loss, memory, the wind and the sea ensues.

Director: Gabriel Mascaro | Stars: Dandara de Morais, Antônio José Dos Santos, Maria Salvino Dos Santos, Geová Manoel Dos Santos

Votes: 316