Brazil (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. City of God (2002)
R | 130 min | Crime, Drama
In the slums of Rio, two kids' paths diverge as one struggles to become a photographer and the other a kingpin.
Votes: 656,987 | Gross: $7.56M
2. Bacurau (2019)
131 min | Action, Drama, Mystery
After the death of her grandmother, Teresa comes home to her matriarchal village in a near-future Brazil to find a succession of sinister events that mobilizes all of its residents.
3. 3% (2016– )
TV-MA | 49 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi
A thriller set in a world sharply divided between progress and devastation, where people are given the chance to make it to the "better side" but only 3% of the candidates succeed.
4. Central Station (1998)
R | 113 min | Drama
An emotive journey of a former school teacher, who writes letters for illiterate people, and a young boy, whose mother has just died, as they search for the father he never knew.
Votes: 33,224 | Gross: $5.60M
6. Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)
R | 120 min | Drama
A gay man and a political prisoner are together in a prison. The gay man narrates the stories of two fake movies and his own life.
Votes: 13,209 | Gross: $17.04M
7. The Nightshifter (2018)
Not Rated | 110 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Stênio, the nightshifter of a morgue, has the ability to communicate with the cadavers that are brought to him every night.
8. Cousins (2019)
83 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Young Lucas lives with his religious aunt in a quiet country town. But this little agitated life is with the days counted when the charitable aunt announces the arrival of another nephew Mario, just out of jail.
9. Elite Squad (2007)
R | 115 min | Action, Crime, Drama
1997, Captain Nascimento has to find a substitute for his occupation while trying to take down drug dealers and criminals before the Pope comes to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Votes: 93,432 | Gross: $0.01M
10. Confessions of a Brazilian Call Girl (2011)
TV-14 | 131 min | Biography, Drama
After the adoptive daughter of a stable family leaves them for a new life as a prostitute, she rises to become a popular performer among her clients, and details her routine in her blog.
11. From Beginning to End (2009)
Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Romance
Two brothers develop a very close relationship as they are growing up in an idyllic and happy family. When they are young adults their relationship becomes very intimate, romantic, and sexual.
14. Aquarius (I) (2016)
Not Rated | 146 min | Drama
Clara, a 65 year old widow and retired music critic, was born into a wealthy and traditional family in Recife, Brazil. She is the last resident of the Aquarius, an original two-storey ... See full summary »
Votes: 15,796 | Gross: $0.29M
18. Elite Squad: The Enemy Within (2010)
Not Rated | 115 min | Action, Crime, Drama
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.
Votes: 75,882 | Gross: $0.10M
19. Good Manners (2017)
135 min | Fantasy, Horror, Musical
Clara, a lonely nurse from the outskirts of São Paulo, is hired by mysterious and wealthy Ana as the nanny for her unborn child. The two women develop a strong bond, but a fateful night changes their plans.
Votes: 1,876 | Gross: $0.03M
20. The Way He Looks (2014)
Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Romance
Leonardo is a blind teenager searching for independence. His everyday life, the relationship with his best friend, Giovana, and the way he sees the world change completely with the arrival of Gabriel.
Votes: 20,739 | Gross: $0.10M
22. The Edge of Democracy (2019)
TV-14 | 121 min | Documentary, History
Political documentary and personal memoir collide in this exploration into the complex truth behind the unraveling of two Brazilian presidencies.
23. Joint Venture (2019– )
Biriba is a drug trafficker who leaves his criminal past behind and uses his knowledge to sell the product legally along with the help of his inexperienced investment partner, Vini. He must... See full summary »
26. Marighella (2019)
155 min | Action, Drama, History
Facing a violent military dictatorship and an intimidated opposition, writer-turned-politician Carlos Marighella articulates a resistance all the while ousting heinous crimes of torture and the infamous censorship instituted by the regime.
28. A Dog's Will (2000)
104 min | Comedy
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 »
29. The Man from the Future (2011)
106 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Zero is a brilliant scientist. However, 20 years ago, he was publicly humiliated when he lost Helena, the love of his life. One day, an accidental experience with one of his inventions ... See full summary »
30. The Cannibal Club (2018)
81 min | Comedy, Horror
Otavio and Gilda are a very wealthy couple of the Brazilian elite who have the habit of eating their employees. Otavio owns a private security company and is a notable member of The ... See full summary »
31. Carandiru (2003)
R | 145 min | Drama, Crime
Brazilian MD Drauzio Varella starts AIDS prevention in Brazil's largest prison, Carandiru, in São Paulo, where the population is nearly double its 4,000 maximum. Doc learns from experience ... See full summary »
Votes: 16,732 | Gross: $0.21M
32. Divine Love (2019)
101 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
A woman uses her bureaucratic job to convince divorcing couples to stay together is utterly committed to getting pregnant by her husband in a future of dance parties, ritualistic orgies and fundamentalist Christianity.
34. Neighboring Sounds (2012)
Unrated | 131 min | Drama, Thriller
The lives of the residents of a Brazilian apartment building and the security guards who get the job guarding the surrounding streets.
Votes: 5,914 | Gross: $0.03M
36. Rio, I Love You (2014)
R | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Third installment of the Cities of Love series (Paris, je t'aime / New York, I Love You / Rio, Eu Te Amo), this collective feature-film is made of 10 stories of romance set in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Directors: Vicente Amorim, Guillermo Arriaga, Stephan Elliott, Sang-soo Im, Nadine Labaki, Fernando Meirelles, José Padilha, Carlos Saldanha, Paolo Sorrentino, John Turturro, Andrucha Waddington, César Charlone | Stars: Basil Hoffman, Emily Mortimer, Rodrigo Santoro, Bruna Linzmeyer
38. Nothing to Lose (2018)
PG | 134 min | Biography, Drama
Self-financed fictional biopic of Brazilian bishop Edir Macedo, founder of the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God and owner of Record TV network.
Votes: 22,718 | Gross: $1.00M
39. Pride and Passion (2018– )
40 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
With characters freely inspired in the universe of the English writer Jane Austen, the series is a romantic story that takes place in the fictional locality of Vale do Café, in the early twentieth century.
40. Greta (II) (2019)
97 min | Drama
Pedro, a 70-year-old gay nurse, is taking care of Daniela, his ailing transgender friend. In order to find her a vacant hospital bed, he decides to help an arrested and wounded criminal to escape.
41. Zoom (2015)
Not Rated | 96 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama
A multi-dimensional interface between a comic book artist, a novelist, and a film director. Each lives in a separate reality but authors a story about one of the others.
42. Succession (II) (2018)
71 min | Documentary | Completed
'Succession' - The Cavalhada in Brumal [documentary - 70 min - Brazil - 2018 - by Guilherme Reis] 80 years ago, the friendship between the horse wranglers Jorge Calunga and Amaro Antônio ... See full summary »
45. Meu Nome é Daniel (2018)
82 min | Documentary
Daniel Gonçalves was born with a disability that no doctor has been able to diagnose. In the personal documentary "My Name is Daniel", the young Rio-based filmmaker traces his life's path ... See full summary »
46. Lower City (2005)
R | 98 min | Drama
Lifelong friends Deco and Naldinho, who own a small steaming boat in Bahia, meet strip-dancer Karinna. Both men fall for her and their friendship is deeply shattered.
Votes: 3,507 | Gross: $0.13M
47. Ratatoing (2007 Video)
Not Rated | 44 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
Marcelle Toing, owner of the best restaurant in Rio de Janeiro, must go on missions to steal ingredients from human restaurants to keep his meals the best.
48. Tropico (2020)
Thriller | Pre-production
Raymond is hired to spy on Mark, an American businessman, in a steamy coastal town in Northern Brazil. However, things get complicated when he falls simultaneously for Mark's wife, Lucia (Baccarin), and her identical twin sister, Lea.
49. The Second Mother (2015)
R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama
When the estranged daughter of a hard-working live-in housekeeper suddenly appears, the unspoken class barriers that exist within the home are thrown into disarray.
Votes: 11,226 | Gross: $0.38M
50. God Save the King (2018)
The medieval series questions the power of choice in people's lives. The kingdoms of Montemor and Artena live in peace, but a decision changes the course of their destinies.