City of God (2002) Poster



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Followed by 

City of Men (2002) (TV Series)
City of Men (2007)


City of Men (2007)


The Cameraman (1928)
Character in middle of gang war takes pictures for news corporation.
Rio 100 Degrees F. (1955)
The themes discussed, the portrayal of poverty in Rio, and many of the situations and characters are clearly influenced by "Rio 40 Graus".
Rio Zona Norte (1957)
The themes discussed, the portrayal of poverty in Rio, and many of the situations and characters are clearly influenced by "Rio Zona Norte".
Black Orpheus (1959)
Exposition of character Knockout Ned, similar to that of Orfeu, in he is a trolley/bus conductor, and is handsome enough that he can have any woman in the favela.
Yojimbo (1961)
The gang war at the end partially follows the plot of yojimbo.
The Harder They Come (1972)
Character Lil Ze has publicity photographs taken of him, depicting him with guns as an outlaw, pictures then run in the newspaper.
Scarface (1983)
Goodfellas (1990)
Pulp Fiction (1994)

Referenced in 

City of Men (2002) (TV Series)
Almost Brothers (2004)
The "still-frame" shot of the football in the air is a nod to "City of God".
Redentor (2004)
Quick shot of Brazilian slums
Vengeance Is Mine: Reinventing 'Man on Fire' (2005) (Video)
mentioned a few times
Do You Like Hitchcock? (2005) (TV Movie)
poster in store
Cafundó (2005)
Tracking shots of chickens are a nod to "City of God".
City of Men: Em Algum Lugar do Futuro (2005) (TV Episode)
behind the scenes footage of Silva
50 Films to See Before You Die (2006) (TV Movie)
Makes the countdown, is talked about.
In Search of a Midnight Kiss (2007)
poster seen in video store
Levels (2008) (Short)
Mentionned once.
Eagle Eye (2008)
DVD is shown in Circuit City ("City Of God").
The Art of Stealing (2008)
A large poster is seen on the bedroom wall during a sex scene.
Teste de Elenco (2011)
mentioned by Letícia
End Roll (2012)
DVD is shown ("City of God").
Aftershock (2012)
Mentioned in dialogue
Special Collector's Edition: Christine (2013) (TV Episode)
Blu-ray release
Special Collector's Edition: Serpico (2013) (TV Episode)
Blu-ray release
Weaverfish (2013)
Mentioned during the "fish puns in film titles" scene
City of God: 10 Years Later (2013)
It's a documentary on the life of the actors 10 years after the lauching of the award winning film City of God.
Dope (2015)
The "rewind" scenes.
Film 2016: Episode #44.3 (2015) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Helen O'Hara when reviewing Trash (2014); also mentioned by Danny Leigh when reviewing Trash (2014)


Jornal Nacional (1969) (TV Series)
footage in the end of movie

Featured in 

The 76th Annual Academy Awards (2004) (TV Special)
50 Films to See Before You Die (2006) (TV Movie)
Clips shown.
Maltin on Movies: Top 10 Films of the Decade (2011) (TV Episode)
Movie reviewed in this episode.

Spoofed in 

Totalmente Inocentes (2012)
one of the main spoofs of the film
Copa de Elite (2014)
One of the main parodies.

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