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1. Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)

R | 120 min | Drama

7.4
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80 Metascore

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.

Director: Hector Babenco | Stars: William Hurt, Raul Julia, Sônia Braga, José Lewgoy

Votes: 12,621 | Gross: $17.04M

2. 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: 5,568

3. Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands (1976)

R | 110 min | Comedy

7.1
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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: 2,002

4. O Beijo No Asfalto (1981)

80 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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When a pedestrian is hit by a bus, the simple clerk Arandir runs and kisses the moribund in a gesture of sympathy and unconditional pure love. The opportunist scum photographer Amado ... See full summary »

Director: Bruno Barreto | Stars: Tarcísio Meira, Ney Latorraca, Lídia Brondi, Christiane Torloni

Votes: 179

5. Antonio das Mortes (1969)

100 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.2
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Period piece about a Brazil that is no more. This movie is the sequel to "God and the Devil in the Land of the Sun" (Deus e o diabo na terra do sol), and takes place 29 years after Antonio ... See full summary »

Director: Glauber Rocha | Stars: Maurício do Valle, Odete Lara, Othon Bastos, Hugo Carvana

Votes: 1,389

6. Eros, O Deus do Amor (1981)

107 min | Drama

6.2
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A man explores the process of formation of sexuality and is looking for a woman that does not exist.

Director: Walter Hugo Khouri | Stars: Roberto Maya, Lilian Lemmertz, Lala Deheinzelin, Nicole Puzzi

Votes: 93

7. A Dama do Lotação (1978)

R | 90 min | Drama

6.1
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Carlos and Solange, childhood sweethearts, marry after a chaste courtship. On their wedding night, Solange refuses to make love to him. First he pleads, then in anger he rapes her. She says... See full summary »

Director: Neville de Almeida | Stars: Sônia Braga, Nuno Leal Maia, Jorge Dória, Paulo César Peréio

Votes: 501

8. Amor Estranho Amor (1982)

R | 97 min | Drama

6.0
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Man remembers 48 crucial hours in his life when, as a teenager, he visited his mother, the favorite woman of an important politician, in a bordello owned by her, right before some important... See full summary »

Director: Walter Hugo Khouri | Stars: Vera Fischer, Marcelo Ribeiro, Íris Bruzzi, Walter Forster

Votes: 804

9. Eu Te Amo (1981)

R | 110 min | Drama

6.3
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Man meets woman, and invites her home. The two start an intense relationship in order to shield themselves from loneliness.

Director: Arnaldo Jabor | Stars: Sônia Braga, Paulo César Peréio, Vera Abelha, Vera Fischer

Votes: 474

10. Eles Não Usam Black-Tie (1981)

120 min | Drama

8.2
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Union leader's son doesn't want to engage in a strike, because his wife is pregnant, thus disregarding his father's tradition of political activism.

Director: Leon Hirszman | Stars: Gianfrancesco Guarnieri, Fernanda Montenegro, Carlos Alberto Riccelli, Bete Mendes

Votes: 861

11. Bye Bye Brasil (1980)

R | 110 min | Drama

7.5
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The Caravana Rolidei rolls into town with the Gypsy Lord at the mike: he does magic tricks, the erotic Salomé dances, and the mute Swallow performs feats of strength. A young accordion ... See full summary »

Director: Carlos Diegues | Stars: José Wilker, Betty Faria, Fábio Jr., Zaira Zambelli

Votes: 1,289

12. A Menina do Lado (1987)

95 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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Middle-aged married journalist goes to the beach resort of Búzios, in Brazil, to write a book. Gradually, he falls in love with his neighbor's daughter, a beautiful teenager much younger than he, ignoring the social implications.

Director: Alberto Salvá | Stars: Reginaldo Faria, Flávia Monteiro, Débora Duarte, Sérgio Mamberti

Votes: 138

13. Eu (1987)

123 min | Drama, Comedy

5.6
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Marcelo is a tiresome, powerful and selfish millionaire. He lives in an existentialistic crisis, since he is a successful businessman but afraid of age and death. He can have the woman he ... See full summary »

Director: Walter Hugo Khouri | Stars: Tarcísio Meira, Bia Seidl, Nicole Puzzi, Christiane Torloni

Votes: 151

14. O Convite ao Prazer (1980)

113 min | Drama

6.3
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Two friends discuss their love adventures, and the emptiness ensuing each new conquest.

Director: Walter Hugo Khouri | Stars: Serafim Gonzalez, Helena Ramos, Sandra Bréa, Roberto Maya

Votes: 81

15. Quilombo (1984)

114 min | Drama

6.6
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Palmares is a 17th-century quilombo, a settlement of escaped slaves in northeast Brazil. In 1650, plantation slaves revolt and head for the mountains where they find others led by the aged ... See full summary »

Director: Carlos Diegues | Stars: Bené Batista, Jonas Bloch, Zózimo Bulbul, Emmanuel Cavalcanti

Votes: 370

16. Per sempre (1991)

96 min | Drama

5.2
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Marked by her father's strong presence, since he is a rich and powerful businessman, the beautiful Berenice investigates his love life, to feel closer to him. With her findings, their ... See full summary »

Director: Walter Hugo Khouri | Stars: Ben Gazzara, Eva Grimaldi, Gioia Scola, Janet Agren

Votes: 66

17. Xica da Silva (1976)

107 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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The romanced story of Xica da Silva, a slave that used her "feminine atributs" in order to get power.

Director: Carlos Diegues | Stars: Zezé Motta, Walmor Chagas, Altair Lima, Elke Maravilha

Votes: 441

18. Romance (1988)

90 min | Drama

6.8
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Director: Sergio Bianchi | Stars: José Rubens Chachá, Hugo Della Santa, Emílio Di Biasi, Ruth Escobar

Votes: 37

19. Os Sete Gatinhos (1980)

109 min | Comedy, Drama

5.9
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Noronha, who works at the Chamber of Deputies as an office boy, lives in the Grajaú with his wife, Gorda and their five unmarried daughters, Aurora, Hilda, Debora, Arlete and Silene, who is... See full summary »

Director: Neville de Almeida | Stars: Lima Duarte, Thelma Reston, Cristina Aché, Ana Maria Magalhães

Votes: 255

20. Love Lesson (1975)

85 min | Drama

6.3
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A German governess is hired to give German and piano lessons to the teenager son of a rich traditional family, in the 20s. But soon they get involved, and she teaches him love lessons instead.

Director: Eduardo Escorel | Stars: Lilian Lemmertz, Rogério Fróes, Irene Ravache, Marcos Taquechel

Votes: 135

21. The Age of the Earth (1980)

140 min | Drama, Fantasy, History

7.0
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Four Third-World Christs try to stop the American industrialist John Brahms in Glauber Rocha's experimental film inspired by Pier Paolo Pasolini's murder.

Director: Glauber Rocha | Stars: Maurício do Valle, Jece Valadão, Antonio Pitanga, Tarcísio Meira

Votes: 368

22. Os Bons Tempos Voltaram: Vamos Gozar Outra Vez (1985)

115 min | Comedy

5.8
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The film consists of two stories: the first one takes place in Rio de Janeiro in the 1950s and the second one, of a more political character, takes place during the 1964 Coup in Brazil.

Directors: Ivan Cardoso, John Herbert | Stars: Carla Camurati, Paulo César Grande, Carina Cooper, Pedro Cardoso

Votes: 101

23. Rio Babilônia (1982)

115 min | Drama

5.3
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Public relations man is invited to guide American millionaire during his stay in Rio de Janeiro. In this course, he gets involved in the most bizarre situations, from orgiastic mega-parties... See full summary »

Director: Neville de Almeida | Stars: Ovídio Abreu, Pedro Aguinaga, Tamur Aimara, Arminda Amorim

Votes: 221

24. Lúcio Flávio, o Passageiro da Agonia (1977)

118 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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History of a famous Brazilian bandit of the early seventies.

Director: Hector Babenco | Stars: Reginaldo Faria, Ana Maria Magalhães, Milton Gonçalves, Paulo César Peréio

Votes: 383

25. Na Boca do Mundo (1978)

100 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.4
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Antônio loves Terezinha and his goal is to leave Atafona, a small fishing town, that offers no greater prospects of life. He works at a gas station, while she spends sells crabs to the few ... See full summary »

Director: Antonio Pitanga | Stars: Norma Bengell, Antonio Pitanga, Sibele Rubia, Angelito Mello

Votes: 9

26. Além da Paixão (1986)

108 min | Drama

6.1
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In São Paulo, a married woman in her 30s lives with husband and two children; she's Fernanda, an interior designer. Shortly after her father's death, a vivid dream disorients her: she ... See full summary »

Director: Bruno Barreto | Stars: Regina Duarte, Paulo Castelli, Patricio Bisso, Kiki Cunha Bueno

Votes: 74

27. Happier Than Ever (1984)

91 min | Drama

6.6
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Terrorist takes his son out from the boarding school, and puts him temporarily in a friend's luxury and empty apartment in Copacabana beach. The son knows very little about his father, and ... See full summary »

Director: Murilo Salles | Stars: Claudio Marzo, Roberto Bataglin, Susana Vieira, Meiry Vieira

Votes: 80

28. Fruto do Amor (1981)

86 min | Drama

4.3
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Director: Milton Alencar | Stars: Gerusa Amaral, Valentim Anderson, Ordália Aparecida, Ramon Araujo

Votes: 15

29. Iracema - Uma Transa Amazônica (1975)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama

7.2
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Truck driver travelling along the Transamazonic Road, a huge highway in Brazil that crosses the Amazon forest, meets a prostitute and slowly becomes aware of the problems in that region.

Directors: Jorge Bodanzky, Orlando Senna | Stars: Paulo César Peréio, Edna de Cássia, Lúcio Dos Santos, Elma Martins

Votes: 256

30. O Segredo da Múmia (1982)

85 min | Comedy, Horror

5.0
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Laughed at when he announced the discovery of the elixer of life, a scientist Professor Expedito Vitus devotes himself to the reconstitution of a map which has been divided into eight parts... See full summary »

Director: Ivan Cardoso | Stars: Joel Barcellos, Rubem Barra, Carla Bayton, Maria Zilda Bethlem

Votes: 197

31. Contos Eróticos (1980)

100 min | Comedy

6.3
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Comedy in 4 segments. In "Arroz e Feijão" (Rice and Beans), owner of a boarding-house seduces her young countryboy tenant. In "As Três Virgens" (The Three Virgins) three spinsters are ... See full summary »

Directors: Joaquim Pedro de Andrade, Eduardo Escorel, Roberto Palmari, Roberto Santos | Stars: Cristina Aché, Xandó Batista, Cláudio Cavalcanti, Paulo A. Costa

Votes: 49

32. O Amuleto de Ogum (1974)

112 min | Drama

6.7
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To entertain some thieves, a blind guitar player tells them the story of a man from the Northeast of Brazil, involved with criminals living in the suburbs of Rio de Janeiro, who allegedly ... See full summary »

Director: Nelson Pereira dos Santos | Stars: Ney Santanna, Anecy Rocha, Joffre Soares, Maria Ribeiro

Votes: 104

33. Vera (II) (1986)

88 min | Drama

6.5
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Young girl spends her adolescence in an institution for minors, developing some masculine traits in her personality. In this hostile environment, she can only find some sympathy in a ... See full summary »

Director: Sergio Toledo | Stars: Ana Beatriz Nogueira, Raul Cortez, Aida Leiner, Carlos Kroeber

Votes: 181

34. Tudo Bem (1978)

111 min | Comedy

6.8
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Middle-class family reform their apartment, and the noise, the contact with the workers and strange occurrences turn what was supposed to be a trivial matter into a trip to hell.

Director: Arnaldo Jabor | Stars: Fernanda Montenegro, Paulo Gracindo, Maria Sílvia, Zezé Motta

Votes: 142

35. O Homem do Pau-Brasil (1982)

106 min | Comedy

6.6
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Fantasy comedy about Brazilian writer Oswald de Andrade, one of the most important icons of Modernism in Brazil. In the film, Oswald is played by two actors: Ítala Nandi, as his feminine ... See full summary »

Director: Joaquim Pedro de Andrade | Stars: Juliana Carneiro da Cunha, Ítala Nandi, Flávio Galvão, Regina Duarte

Votes: 98

36. Uma Escola Atrapalhada (1990)

90 min | Family, Comedy

5.0
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A real state agency wishes to buy and demolish the traditional school Matheus Rose, to use the lot to build a hotel. The proposition unleashes a feel of distrust among the school students ... See full summary »

Director: Del Rangel | Stars: Angélica, Jandira Martini, Supla, Selton Mello

Votes: 215

37. A Dama do Cine Shanghai (1987)

115 min | Crime, Mystery

6.4
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Real estate broker and former boxer enters an old cinema in the decadent downtown São Paulo and meets an intriguing and mysterious woman, very much alike the leading lady of the film. He ... See full summary »

Director: Guilherme de Almeida Prado | Stars: Maitê Proença, Antônio Fagundes, José Lewgoy, Jorge Dória

Votes: 205

38. Eu Sei Que Vou Te Amar (1986)

110 min | Drama

6.8
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Young and recently separated couple meet in a modern house and start discussing their past relationship.

Director: Arnaldo Jabor | Stars: Fernanda Torres, Thales Pan Chacon

Votes: 371

39. The Dolphin (1987)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama

6.1
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A dolphin takes the form of a human man in order to seduce the women of a fishing village.

Director: Walter Lima Jr. | Stars: Carlos Alberto Riccelli, Cássia Kis, Ney Latorraca, Dira Paes

Votes: 195

40. Memórias do Cárcere (1984)

185 min | Drama

7.5
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Graciliano Ramos' period he spent in prison after being considered a subversive element by the government.

Director: Nelson Pereira dos Santos | Stars: Carlos Vereza, Glória Pires, Nildo Parente, José Dumont

Votes: 321

41. Cabezas cortadas (1970)

94 min | Drama

5.9
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In a castle, somewhere in the Thirld World, Diaz is delirious, dreaming of the power he had in Eldorado, while oppressing the indians, workers and peasants. He is well aware of the menace ... See full summary »

Director: Glauber Rocha | Stars: Francisco Rabal, Marta May, Rosa Maria Penna, Emma Cohen

Votes: 118

42. Engraçadinha (1981)

103 min | Drama

6.0
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Engraçadinha is a sexy teenager, with whom every man wants to get involved, except her cousin Sílvio, the only man she loves. On Sílvio's engagement day, she seduces him at the party and ... See full summary »

Director: Haroldo Marinho Barbosa | Stars: Lucélia Santos, José Lewgoy, Luiz Fernando Guimarães, Wilson Grey

Votes: 146

43. A Noiva da Cidade (1978)

130 min | Romance

5.7
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Director: Alex Viany | Stars: Elke Maravilha, Roberto Azevedo, Denise Barroso, Jotta Barroso

Votes: 13

44. Tenda dos Milagres (1977)

132 min | Drama

6.3
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Director: Nelson Pereira dos Santos | Stars: Hugo Carvana, Sonia Dias, Anecy Rocha, Franca Teixeira

Votes: 81

45. Prova de Fogo (1980)

90 min | Drama

4.6
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Young man leaves his job at a bank to devote himself to being a psychic.

Director: Marco Altberg | Stars: Maitê Proença, Pedro Paulo Rangel, Ivan de Almeida, Ligia Diniz

Votes: 29

46. Pedro Mico (1985)

99 min | Drama

4.2
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Director: Ipojuca Pontes | Stars: Erico Cardoso, Yolanda Cardoso, Jorge Cherques, Ivan Cândido

Votes: 16

47. Filme Demência (1986)

92 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.2
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Transposition of the myth of Faust to modern Brazil. The heir to a bankrupt cigarette factory, amidst a personal crisis, leaves everything behind and heads for a supposed paradise he has ... See full summary »

Director: Carlos Reichenbach | Stars: Ênio Gonçalves, Emílio Di Biasi, Imara Reis, Fernando Benini

Votes: 104

48. Doida Demais (1989)

105 min | Action, Drama

4.9
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Shady and beautiful art dealer involves her former lover and an art expert in a scheme to deceive a rich collector. Exposed, she escapes to the State of Bahia backcountry with her new lover, a pilot.

Director: Sergio Rezende | Stars: Manfredo Bahia, Paulo Betti, Luca De Castro, Chico Expedito

Votes: 102

49. Bar Esperanza (1983)

127 min | Comedy

7.1
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Group of eccentric people gather at a popular bar in Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, doomed to be closed to give way to the construction of a big building. Intellectuals, artists, night-people in ... See full summary »

Director: Hugo Carvana | Stars: Marília Pêra, Hugo Carvana, Paulo César Peréio, Silvia Bandeira

Votes: 231

50. Cabaret Mineiro (1980)

75 min | Drama, Musical

5.8
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Adventurer travels by train through the State of Minas Gerais, Brazil, meeting old and new lovers and remembers love-affairs of his youth.

Director: Carlos Alberto Prates Correia | Stars: Nelson Dantas, Tamara Taxman, Tânia Alves, Helber Rangel

Votes: 62


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