Most Popular Titles With Jorge Amado
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2. Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands (1976)
R | 110 min | Comedy
In a small city of Brazil, a woman named Flor marries a man named Vadinho, but once married she finds that he is a good-for-nothing. She works teaching cooking and he takes all of her money... See full summary »
3. Woman on Top (2000)
R | 92 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Brazilian chef Isabella Oliveira moves to San Francisco when her husband, frustrated by her motion sickness, cheats on her.
Votes: 9,492 | Gross: $5.02M
4. Kiss Me Goodbye (1982)
PG | 101 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Not until three years after the death of her husband Jolly, Kay dares to move back into their former house, persuaded by her new fiancé Rupert. But soon her worst expectations come true, ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,723 | Gross: $15.78M
5. Tieta of Agreste (1996)
140 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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 »
8. The Sandpit Generals (1971)
R | 102 min | Action, Drama, Romance
Inspired by the classic novel by Brazilian cultural icon Jorge Amado, this is the story of a gang of homeless children lead by Pedro Bala. Set in Bahia, the film follows the adventures of ... See full summary »
13. Gabriela (1983)
R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
In 1925, Nacib (Marcello Mastroianni) is the owner of bar in a small Brazilian coastal town runs by the local colonels. He meets Gabriela (Sonia Braga) and hires her on as a cook. They soon... See full summary »
14. Fallen Angels Paradise (1999)
Not Rated | 79 min | Comedy
A formerly successful man dies then his semi-crazy daughter makes arrangements while his street thug friends take the corpse out for one last night.
15. Capitães da Areia (2011)
96 min | Adventure
About the life and adventures of a gang of abandoned street kids known as Capitães da Areia (Captains of the Sands), in Salvador, Bahia, during the 1950s.
17. The Two Deaths of Quincas Wateryell (2010)
104 min | Comedy, Drama
Friends of the recently deceased Quincas take their pal's body on one last tour of his favorite spots in Brazil's Bahia.
82 min | Documentary, Biography
Documentary about French-born Pierre Verger, who lived between Bahia (Brazil) and Africa from 1946 until his death in 1996, and dedicated himself to photograph and research the Candomblé ... See full summary »
30. Vendaval Maravilhoso (1949)
140 min | Biography, Drama, History
Castro Alves is the great poet of the black slaves' liberation, in 19th century Brazil. Eugenia Camara is the wild actress who crosses the Atlantic and finds herself torn between two loves, in a whirlwind of passion.
42. O Homem de Areia (1981)
116 min | Documentary
Documentary about José Américo de Almeida, aka "The Patriarch of Democracy", interventor in the State of Paraíba while Getúlio Vargas was President of Brazil and the events of the Revolution of 1930.