Meu Tio Matou um Cara (2004)

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Boy tries to help his uncle, guilty of a murder case, to prove his innocence. He thinks the uncle has confessed the crime as a cover-up for his girlfriend, who was the wife of the dead man.... See full summary »



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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Sophia Reis ...
Dira Paes ...
Ailton Graça ...
Laerte (as Aílton Graça)
Renan Augusto ...
Kid (as Renan Gioelli)
Sérgio Lulkin ...
Suelen de Sá ...
Ana Paula (as Suellen Sá)
Janaína Kremer Motta ...
Secretária (as Janaína Kramer)
Álvaro Rosa Costa ...
Artur Pinto ...
Guarda (as Arthur Pinto)
Roberto Sá ...
Lisa Becker ...
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Boy tries to help his uncle, guilty of a murder case, to prove his innocence. He thinks the uncle has confessed the crime as a cover-up for his girlfriend, who was the wife of the dead man. So he starts a private investigation, with the help of his own friends, also involving the girl he loves. Written by

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Release Date:

31 December 2004 (Brazil)  »

Also Known As:

Mi tío mató a un tipo  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$429,133 (Brazil) (7 January 2005)


$1,222,906 (Brazil) (14 January 2005)

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1.85 : 1
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Unnecessary sexuality and a shallow story
9 September 2005 | by (Brazil, Porto Alegre) – See all my reviews

Brasil is worldwide famous for soap-operas, and inside the country its a passion. I believe this movie follows a soap-opera style, with a boring story and free semi-nudes scenes from the gorgeous Deborah Secco. I say free cause they got nothing to do with the movie, they are totally out of context. The teen movie approach was not very well announced and I happened to watch it with wrong idea, thinking that it were a movie based on feelings, good script and nice acting, like the Brazilian movie industry is very well based on. It isn't a bad movie, it's just not quite good to theaters...a TV series would be enough. And we're also used to very good movies from Brasil these days, which helped to decrease my feelings for Meu tio matou um Cara.

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