MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 188 this week

Bossa Nova (2000)

R  |   |  Comedy, Romance, Drama  |  31 March 2000 (Brazil)
6.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.5/10 from 1,511 users   Metascore: 57/100
Reviews: 28 user | 31 critic | 23 from Metacritic.com

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 »

Director:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 99 titles
created 14 Aug 2011
 
a list of 1379 titles
created 02 Sep 2011
 
a list of 48 titles
created 04 Sep 2011
 
a list of 5407 titles
created 09 Oct 2013
 
a list of 49 titles
created 9 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Bossa Nova" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Bossa Nova (2000)

Bossa Nova (2000) on IMDb 6.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Bossa Nova.
3 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

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 »

Director: Bruno Barreto
Stars: Sonia Braga, José Wilker, Mauro Mendonça
Action | Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Fernando, a journalist, and his friend César join terrorist group MR8 in order to fight Brazilian dictatorial regime during the late sixties. Cesare, however, is wounded and captured during... See full summary »

Director: Bruno Barreto
Stars: Alan Arkin, Pedro Cardoso, Fernanda Torres
Fatwa (2006)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  

In the midst of a personal crisis, junior senator Maggie Davidson (Holly) ascertains that she's the subject of a terrorist plot.

Director: John Carter
Stars: Lacey Chabert, John Doman, Lauren Holly
One Tough Cop (1998)
Action | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

A detective tries to remain loyal to his partner, and his best friend - a mobster.

Director: Bruno Barreto
Stars: Stephen Baldwin, Chris Penn, Gina Gershon
Last Stop 174 (2008)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A chronicle of a real-life bus hijacking in Rio de Janeiro that occurred on June 12, 2000.

Director: Bruno Barreto
Stars: Michel Gomes, Cris Vianna, Marcello Melo Junior
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Just when her family starts believing that she is dead, and that they can expect a rich heritage, Tieta returns from São Paulo to her native village in Bahia, which she had been forced to ... See full summary »

Director: Carlos Diegues
Stars: Sonia Braga, Marília Pêra, Chico Anysio
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

A Romeo-and-Juliet kind of love affair. The difference here is what sets the two lovers apart: their soccer teams. Being a fan of Corinthians, Romeu has to fake he really likes Palmeiras, in order to gain Julieta's heart.

Director: Bruno Barreto
Stars: Luis Gustavo, Luana Piovani, Marco Ricca
Cristo Rey (2013)
Action | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

In a poor shantytown of Santo Domingo, Haitians and Dominicans struggle amidst a complex social and political context. Two half brothers, Janvier and Rudy, will get into a confrontation for... See full summary »

Director: Leticia Tonos
Stars: James Saintil, Akari Endo, Yasser Michelén
Dear God (1996)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

When letters written to God start getting results, and replies, people everywhere are amazed. The Post Office however is annoyed.

Director: Garry Marshall
Stars: Greg Kinnear, Laurie Metcalf, Maria Pitillo
Crô: O Filme (2013)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.6/10 X  

Tired of the life of a millionaire, Crô decides to find a new muse who can devote.

Director: Bruno Barreto
Stars: Marcelo Serrado, Carolina Ferraz, Alexandre Nero
Caixa Dois (2007)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Fishy businessman deposits some money in his secretary's (and lover) account. But a typing mistake sends the money to an honest woman's account, whose husband had just been fired.

Director: Bruno Barreto
Stars: Giovanna Antonelli, Cássio Gabus Mendes, Fúlvio Stefanini
A Dog's Will (2000)
Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

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
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Mary Ann Simpson
Antônio Fagundes ...
Pedro Paulo
Alexandre Borges ...
Acácio
Débora Bloch ...
Tânia
Drica Moraes ...
Nadine
Giovanna Antonelli ...
Sharon
Rogério Cardoso ...
Vermont
Serjão Loroza ...
Gordo (as Sérgio Loroza)
Flávio São Thiago ...
Peçanha
Alberto de Mendoza ...
Juan
Pedro Cardoso ...
Roberto
...
Trevor
Kazuo Matsui ...
Wan-Kim-Lau
Cássia Linhares ...
Reporter
Kate Lyra ...
English School Receptionist
Edit

Storyline

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 father's... Mary Ann is an English language teacher living in Rio. Her friend Nadine has been having an Internet romance with Gary, a SoHo artist. Nadine decides to visit Gary in New York; she books her flight through Tania... Soccer star Acacio is going to play for a team in England. He has been taking private lessons with Mary Ann. Is he reading too much into the word "private"? Pedro Paulo catches a glimpse of Mary Ann and decides he should study English again... Acacio needs some legal help with his new contract. He goes to Pedro Paulo's office, but the only one in is Sharon... Written by David Carless

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

The difference between "amor" and "love".

Genres:

Comedy | Romance | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and some sexual content | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

| | |

Release Date:

31 March 2000 (Brazil)  »

Also Known As:

Bossa Nova et vice versa  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$22,442 (USA) (28 April 2000)

Gross:

ESP 3,627,300 (Spain) (29 June 2001)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

Useless Landscape
Written by Antonio Carlos Jobim (as Tom Jobim) & Aloysio De Oliveira
Performed by Antonio Carlos Jobim (as Tom Jobim)
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Ahhhh! Two tickets to Rio, please.
5 October 2000 | by (Orange County, CA USA) – See all my reviews

"Bossa Nova" is a fun and light hearted film about the romantic involvements of an ensemble of diverse but interconnected characters including one relationship hatched over the Internet. This charming little film features plenty of samabas, postcard panoramas of the Copacabana, and a 90 minute story which moves along quickly and will leave a smile on your face.


10 of 12 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
different song question! mwilk8mk
Great Romantic Movie!!! ohomen171
Any of the Brasilian Stars Speak English here? Emmjewels
What is the poem she recited in class? Rheli
Discuss Bossa Nova (2000) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?