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Elite Squad: The Enemy Within (2010)

Tropa de Elite 2: O Inimigo Agora é Outro (original title)
Unrated | | Action, Crime, Drama | 8 October 2010 (Brazil)
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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.

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Rafael
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Governador Gelino
Rodrigo Candelot ...
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Emílio Orciollo Netto ...
Valmir
Charles Fricks ...
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After a bloody invasion of the BOPE in the High-Security Penitentiary Bangu 1 in Rio de Janeiro to control a rebellion of interns, the Lieutenant-Colonel Roberto Nascimento and the second in command Captain André Matias are accused by the Human Right Aids member Diogo Fraga of execution of prisoners. Matias is transferred to the corrupted Military Police and Nascimento is exonerated from the BOPE by the Governor. However, due to the increasing popularity of Nascimento, the Governor invites him to team-up with the intelligence area of the Secretary of Security. Along the years, Fraga, who is married with Nascimento's former wife, is elected State Representative and Nascimento's son Rafael has issues with his biological father. Meanwhile Nascimento and the BOPE expel the drug dealers from several slums but another enemy arises: the militia led by Major Rocha and supported by the Governor, the Secretary of Security and politicians interested in votes. Nascimento is manipulated to help ... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Elite Squad: The Enemy Within  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

BRL 13,900,000 (Brazil), 11 October 2010, Wide Release

Opening Weekend USA:

$8,648, 13 November 2011, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$100,119

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$63,027,681
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The character of Diogo Fraga is based on the real life Rio de Janeiro State Representative Marcelo Freixo. On the first scene with Diogo Fraga where he is giving a lecture in a classroom, the real Marcelo Freixo can be seen sitting on the first row. See more »

Quotes

Lt. Colonel Nascimento: You know what this operation should be called?
Officer: No, sir.
Lt. Colonel Nascimento: Operation Iraq.
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Crazy Credits

The beginning credits feature scenes from the first film. See more »

Connections

Follows Elite Squad (2007) See more »

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Tropa De Elite
Written by Roman, Egypcio, Leo, PG, Jonny, Baia
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The best Brazilian film I've ever seen
27 November 2010 | by See all my reviews

This film shows everything about the corruption of the police in Rio. It shows on details how it works and how the politicians are involved, taking advantages of the corrupt system. Also, many characters that appear on the film are based on actual ones, like an ex-governor and an ex-secretary for Public Security.

It's a must-see film, mainly if you are a Brazilian citizen. Unfortunately, because of political interests, this film wasn't indicated for Oscar. It would be a great candidate for winning it. The one that was chosen, "Lula o Filho do Brasil" is a tendentious film that shows the supposed biography of Lula.


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