Feature Film, Portuguese (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. City of God (2002)

R | 130 min | Crime, Drama

8.6
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79 Metascore

In the slums of Rio, two kids' paths diverge as one struggles to become a photographer and the other a kingpin.

Directors: Fernando Meirelles, Kátia Lund | Stars: Alexandre Rodrigues, Leandro Firmino, Matheus Nachtergaele, Phellipe Haagensen

Votes: 683,925 | Gross: $7.56M

2. Bacurau (2019)

131 min | Adventure, Horror, Mystery

7.5
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82 Metascore

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.

Directors: Juliano Dornelles, Kleber Mendonça Filho | Stars: Bárbara Colen, Thomas Aquino, Silvero Pereira, Thardelly Lima

Votes: 15,576

3. Invisible Life (2019)

R | 139 min | Drama

7.8
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81 Metascore

Kept apart by a terrible lie and a conservative society, two sisters born in Rio de Janeiro make their way through life each believing the other is living out her dreams half a world away.

Director: Karim Aïnouz | Stars: Julia Stockler, Carol Duarte, Flávia Gusmão, António Fonseca

Votes: 4,746

4. Cousins (2019)

Not Rated | 83 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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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.

Directors: Mauro Carvalho, Thiago Cazado | Stars: Thiago Cazado, Paulo Sousa, Denis Camargo, Duda Esteves

Votes: 854

5. DJ Cinderella (2019)

95 min | Family, Music, Romance

4.4
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A contemporary take on Cinderella's tale.

Directors: Bruno Garotti, Anita Barbosa | Stars: Maisa Silva, Filipe Bragança, Fernanda Paes Leme, Letícia Faria Pedro

Votes: 506

6. Patrick (I) (2019)

103 min | Drama

5.8
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About a young man on the cusp of adulthood who returns home years after being abducted as a child

Director: Gonçalo Waddington | Stars: Hugo Fernandes, Alba Baptista, Lydie Barbara, João Pedro Bénard

Votes: 94

7. Redemption (2019)

100 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.7
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A young ex-con seeking redemption is surprised by a bank foreclosure that forces him to plot against a ruthless crime boss.

Director: Mickey Fonseca | Stars: Gil Alexandre, Arlete Guillermina Bombe, Laquino Fonseca, Tomas Bie

Votes: 64

8. Shine Your Eyes (2020)

TV-MA | 102 min | Drama

6.1
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79 Metascore

Amadi, a musician from Lagos, Nigeria, arrives in São Paulo, Brazil, with a mission: to locate his brother, Ikenna, who has recently broken all ties with their family - becoming, as the ... See full synopsis »

Director: Matias Mariani | Stars: O.C. Ukeje, Paolo André, Barry Igujie, Chukwudi Iwuji

Votes: 66

9. Leviano (2018)

102 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

4.8
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In the most anticipated interview of the year, sisters Adelaide, Carolina and Julia Paixão come together with their mother Anita - to recount the events that led to one of the most controversial crimes ever committed in Portugal.

Director: Justin Amorim | Stars: Diana Marquês Guerra, Anabela Teixeira, Alba Baptista, Mikaela Lupu

Votes: 184

10. Aquarius (I) (2016)

Not Rated | 146 min | Drama

7.5
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88 Metascore

Clara, 65, lives her life to the fullest with her family and friends. A construction company wants her Recife oceanfront condo, as they've already bought all the other in the 3 story building. Clara's staying.

Director: Kleber Mendonça Filho | Stars: Sônia Braga, Maeve Jinkings, Irandhir Santos, Humberto Carrão

Votes: 17,501 | Gross: $0.29M

11. From Beginning to End (2009)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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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.

Director: Aluizio Abranches | Stars: Júlia Lemmertz, Fábio Assunção, Jean Pierre Noher, Louise Cardoso

Votes: 7,386

12. The Nightshifter (2018)

Not Rated | 110 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

6.2
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Stênio, the nightshifter of a morgue, has the ability to communicate with the cadavers that are brought to him every night.

Director: Dennison Ramalho | Stars: Daniel de Oliveira, Fabiula Nascimento, Bianca Comparato, Marcos Kligman

Votes: 1,409

13. Elite Squad 2: The Enemy Within (2010)

Not Rated | 115 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.0
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71 Metascore

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.

Director: José Padilha | Stars: Wagner Moura, Irandhir Santos, André Ramiro, Milhem Cortaz

Votes: 77,999 | Gross: $0.10M

14. The Way He Looks (2014)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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71 Metascore

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.

Director: Daniel Ribeiro | Stars: Ghilherme Lobo, Fabio Audi, Tess Amorim, Lúcia Romano

Votes: 22,190 | Gross: $0.10M

15. Central Station (1998)

R | 110 min | Drama

8.0
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80 Metascore

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.

Director: Walter Salles | Stars: Fernanda Montenegro, Vinícius de Oliveira, Marília Pêra, Soia Lira

Votes: 35,247 | Gross: $5.60M

16. Black Orpheus (1959)

PG | 100 min | Drama, Fantasy, Music

7.5
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81 Metascore

A retelling of the Orpheus and Eurydice myth, set during the time of the Carnaval in Rio de Janeiro.

Director: Marcel Camus | Stars: Breno Mello, Marpessa Dawn, Lourdes de Oliveira, Léa Garcia

Votes: 9,564

17. Good Manners (2017)

135 min | Fantasy, Horror, Musical

6.8
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73 Metascore

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.

Directors: Marco Dutra, Juliana Rojas | Stars: Isabél Zuaa, Marjorie Estiano, Miguel Lobo, Cida Moreira

Votes: 2,402 | Gross: $0.03M

18. Trash (I) (2014)

R | 114 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama

7.2
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50 Metascore

Set in Brazil, three kids who make a discovery in a garbage dump soon find themselves running from the cops and trying to right a terrible wrong.

Directors: Stephen Daldry, Christian Duurvoort | Stars: Rickson Tevez, Gabriel Weinstein, Martin Sheen, Rooney Mara

Votes: 20,045 | Gross: $0.01M

19. Airplane Mode (2020)

TV-PG | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.0
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Follows the young Ana, who studied fashion design dreaming of becoming a great stylist but dropped everything to become a digital influencer for a famous brand.

Director: César Rodrigues | Stars: Larissa Manoela, Erasmo Carlos, Katiuscia Canoro, André Luiz Frambach

Votes: 1,813

20. Duetto (2020)

Drama | Post-production

Duetto takes place in 1965 and tells the story of Cora, 18, a young Brazilian from an Italian family, who, after losing her dad in a tragic car accident, goes with Lucia, her grandmother, ... See full summary »

Director: Vicente Amorim | Stars: Michele Morrone, Giancarlo Giannini, Maeve Jinkings, Gabriel Leone

21. Socrates (2018)

Not Rated | 71 min | Drama

6.9
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83 Metascore

After his mother's sudden death, Socrates, a 15-year-old living on the margins of São Paulo's coast, must survive on his own while coming to terms with his grief.

Director: Alexandre Moratto | Stars: Christian Malheiros, Tales Ordakji, Jayme Rodrigues, Vanessa Santana

Votes: 621

22. Confessions of a Brazilian Call Girl (2011)

TV-MA | 131 min | Biography, Drama

6.1
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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.

Director: Marcus Baldini | Stars: Deborah Secco, Cássio Gabus Mendes, Drica Moraes, Fabiula Nascimento

Votes: 6,682

23. Frágil Como o Mundo (2001)

90 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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An impossible love. Two young people in love. Vera and John can't find a space nor time, nor identity in this life that can solve this love. Apparently everything is beneficial to them, ... See full summary »

Director: Rita Azevedo Gomes | Stars: Maria Gonçalves, Bruno Terra, Sophie Balabanian, Carlos Ferreira

Votes: 122

24. A Dog's Will (2000)

104 min | Comedy, Drama, Western

8.6
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João Grilo and Chicó are two very poor and clever Brazilian Northeasterners who struggle for survival and trick people to get by. After meeting the wealthy Rosinha, both hope to finally ... See full summary »

Director: Guel Arraes | Stars: Matheus Nachtergaele, Selton Mello, Rogério Cardoso, Denise Fraga

Votes: 11,011

25. The Killer (2017)

99 min | Western

6.1
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A Brazilian western about Cabeleira, a feared killer living in the countryside of Pernambuco State in the 40's.

Director: Marcelo Galvão | Stars: Maria de Medeiros, Diogo Morgado, Thaila Ayala, Cindy Robinson

Votes: 2,021

26. Vitalina Varela (2019)

124 min | Drama

7.1
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86 Metascore

A Cape Verdean woman navigates her way through Lisbon, following the scanty physical traces her deceased husband left behind and discovering his secret, illicit life.

Director: Pedro Costa | Stars: Vitalina Varela, Ventura, Manuel Tavares Almeida, Francisco Brito

Votes: 834

27. Pixote (1981)

R | 128 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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The life of a boy in the streets of Sao Paulo, involved with crimes, prostitution and drugs.

Director: Hector Babenco | Stars: Fernando Ramos da Silva, Jorge Julião, Gilberto Moura, Edilson Lino

Votes: 6,498

28. A Portuguesa (2018)

136 min | Drama, History

6.5
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His home is war. Her home is Portugal. Yet the young, newly married wife of Lord von Ketten is determined to make her husband's family abode, an inhospitable castle on a cliff in northern Italy, into her home.

Director: Rita Azevedo Gomes | Stars: Clara Riedenstein, Marcello Urgeghe, Ingrid Caven, Rita Durão

Votes: 165

29. The Second Mother (2015)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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82 Metascore

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.

Director: Anna Muylaert | Stars: Regina Casé, Helena Albergaria, Michel Joelsas, Camila Márdila

Votes: 12,586 | Gross: $0.38M

30. April Captains (2000)

123 min | Drama, History, War

7.1
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Story of the 1974 coup that overthrew the right-wing Portuguese dictatorship--which continued the fascist policies of long-time dictator Antonio Salazar--and of two young army captains who were involved in it.

Director: Maria de Medeiros | Stars: Stefano Accorsi, Maria de Medeiros, Joaquim de Almeida, Frédéric Pierrot

Votes: 2,916

31. Sobre Nós (2017)

Not Rated | 70 min | Drama

5.6
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Two young students experience their first love.

Directors: Mauro Carvalho, Thiago Cazado | Stars: Thiago Cazado, Rodrigo Bittes, Carmem Moretzsohn

Votes: 211

32. Era uma Vez Brasília (2017)

100 min | Sci-Fi

5.2
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A dystopian reflection on the current Brazilian political climate since the dismissal of President Rousseff, through two renegade characters waiting for redemption in the city of Brazilia.

Director: Adirley Queirós | Stars: Wellington Abreu, Marquim do Tropa, Andreia Vieira, Franklin Ferreira

Votes: 77

33. How to Draw a Perfect Circle (2009)

122 min | Drama

5.5
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Guilherme and Sofia, brother and sister, grow up sharing experiences and slowly discovering their sexuality. The thing that Sofia doesn't know is how far Guilherme will go to keep her inside his own perverse, dark and perfect circle.

Director: Marco Martins | Stars: Rafael Morais, Joana de Verona, Daniel Duval, Beatriz Batarda

Votes: 704

34. Carandiru (2003)

R | 145 min | Drama, Crime

7.6
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71 Metascore

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 »

Director: Hector Babenco | Stars: Enrique Diaz, Wagner Moura, Caio Blat, Luiz Carlos Vasconcelos

Votes: 17,684 | Gross: $0.21M

35. O Fantasma (2000)

Unrated | 87 min | Drama

5.8
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36 Metascore

Young and handsome Sergio works the night shift as a trash collector in Lisbon, Portugal. He can't force himself to connect with his pretty female co-worker Fatima, who displays an avid ... See full summary »

Director: João Pedro Rodrigues | Stars: Ricardo Meneses, Beatriz Torcato, Andre Barbosa, Eurico Vieira

Votes: 2,869 | Gross: $0.13M

36. Tabu (I) (2012)

Not Rated | 118 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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78 Metascore

A restless retired woman teams up with her deceased neighbor's maid to seek out a man who has a secret connection to her past life as a farm owner at the foothill of Mount Tabu in Africa.

Director: Miguel Gomes | Stars: Telmo Churro, Miguel Gomes, Hortêncílio Aquina, Américo Mota

Votes: 6,437

37. Gabriela (1983)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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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 »

Director: Bruno Barreto | Stars: Sônia Braga, Marcello Mastroianni, Antonio Cantafora, Paulo Goulart

Votes: 966

38. Seashore (2015)

Unrated | 83 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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Two boys on the edge of adulthood find themselves exploring their relationship.

Directors: Filipe Matzembacher, Marcio Reolon | Stars: Mateus Almada, Maurício Barcellos, Elisa Brittes, Fernando Hart

Votes: 2,110

39. Diamantino (2018)

96 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.4
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75 Metascore

Diamantino, the world's premiere soccer star loses his special touch and ends his career in disgrace. Searching for a new purpose, the international icon sets on a delirious odyssey where ... See full summary »

Directors: Gabriel Abrantes, Daniel Schmidt | Stars: Carloto Cotta, Cleo Tavares, Anabela Moreira, Margarida Moreira

Votes: 2,278 | Gross: $0.07M

40. Lower City (2005)

R | 98 min | Drama

6.6
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61 Metascore

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.

Director: Sérgio Machado | Stars: Alice Braga, Wagner Moura, Lázaro Ramos, Maria Menezes

Votes: 3,607 | Gross: $0.13M

41. Neighboring Sounds (2012)

Unrated | 131 min | Drama, Thriller

7.2
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77 Metascore

The lives of the residents of a Brazilian apartment building and the security guards who get the job guarding the surrounding streets.

Director: Kleber Mendonça Filho | Stars: Ana Rita Gurgel, Caio Almeida, Maeve Jinkings, Dida Maia

Votes: 6,921 | Gross: $0.03M

42. Pornô! (1981)

83 min | Drama

5.4
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Three erotic tales: The first episode tells the story of two lesbian high school girls; Bia (Maristela Moreno) and Maria (Patrícia Scalvi). The first one tries to convince the second to ... See full summary »

Directors: David Cardoso, Luiz Castellini, John Doo | Stars: David Cardoso, Patrícia Scalvi, Matilde Mastrangi, Zélia Diniz

Votes: 227

43. Rio, I Love You (2014)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

5.2
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26 Metascore

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

Votes: 1,802

44. Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands (1976)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Fantasy

7.0
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52 Metascore

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 »

Director: Bruno Barreto | Stars: Sônia Braga, José Wilker, Mauro Mendonça, Dinorah Brillanti

Votes: 2,216

45. Variações: Guardian Angel (2019)

109 min | Biography, Drama, Music

7.3
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A biopic about António Variações, a famous Portuguese pop rock singer from the 80s who died from AIDS-related complications in 1984.

Director: João Maia | Stars: Sérgio Praia, Filipe Duarte, Victoria Guerra, Augusto Madeira

Votes: 2,134

46. Mysteries of Lisbon (2010)

Not Rated | 272 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.4
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82 Metascore

Follows a jealous countess, a wealthy businessman, and a young orphaned boy across Portugal, France, Italy and Brazil where they connect with a variety of mysterious individuals.

Director: Raoul Ruiz | Stars: Adriano Luz, Maria João Bastos, Ricardo Pereira, Clotilde Hesme

Votes: 3,101 | Gross: $0.11M

47. Saint George (2016)

112 min | Crime, Drama

7.0
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An unemployed boxer turned collection agency employee deals with the deplorable methods they have to use when collecting bad debts.

Director: Marco Martins | Stars: Nuno Lopes, Mariana Nunes, David Semedo, José Raposo

Votes: 1,679

48. Neon Bull (2015)

Unrated | 101 min | Drama

6.9
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80 Metascore

Iremar works at the rodeo in North East of Brazil. From his home, the truck used to transport the animals, he dreams of a future in the region's booming clothing industry.

Director: Gabriel Mascaro | Stars: Juliano Cazarré, Maeve Jinkings, Josinaldo Alves, Roberto Birindelli

Votes: 2,684 | Gross: $0.03M

49. Marighella (2019)

155 min | Action, Drama, History

3.1
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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.

Director: Wagner Moura | Stars: Ana Paula Bouzas, Bella Camero, Herson Capri, Humberto Carrão

Votes: 42,670

50. The Boy and the World (2013)

PG | 80 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.6
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80 Metascore

A little boy goes on an adventurous quest in search of his father.

Director: Alê Abreu | Stars: Vinicius Garcia, Marco Aurélio Campos, Lu Horta, Felipe Zilse

Votes: 6,095 | Gross: $0.13M


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