Most Popular Titles With Primary Country of Origin Brazil


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: 614,962 | Gross: $7.56M

2. 3% (2016– )

TV-MA | 49 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.5
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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.

Stars: João Miguel, Bianca Comparato, Vaneza Oliveira, Rodolfo Valente

Votes: 14,799

3. Bruna Surfistinha (2011)

TV-14 | 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: 5,350

4. Ad Astra (2019)

Sci-Fi, Thriller | Post-production

An Army Corps engineer searches across the galaxy for his father, who disappeared on a mission to find alien life 20 years prior.

Director: James Gray | Stars: Kimmy Shields, Brad Pitt, Tommy Lee Jones, Ruth Negga

5. O Mecanismo (2018– )

TV-MA | 41 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.9
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Dramatic fiction series loosely inspired by an investigation of corruption in Brazil's private and state oil companies and construction companies.

Stars: Caroline Abras, Enrique Diaz, Jonathan Haagensen, Sean Burgos

Votes: 32,495

6. Elite Squad (2007)

R | 115 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.1
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33 Metascore

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.

Director: José Padilha | Stars: Wagner Moura, André Ramiro, Caio Junqueira, Milhem Cortaz

Votes: 89,835 | Gross: $0.01M

7. Nada a Perder (2018)

PG | 134 min | Biography, Drama

6.8
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Self-financed biopic of Brazilian evangelical bishop Edir Macedo, founder of the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God and owner of Record TV network.

Director: Alexandre Avancini | Stars: Petrônio Gontijo, Day Mesquita, Beth Goulart, Dalton Vigh

Votes: 22,232 | Gross: $1.00M

8. Do Começo ao Fim (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: 6,462

9. Good Manners (2017)

135 min | Fantasy, Horror, Musical

7.0
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75 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: 890 | Gross: $0.02M

10. Hoje Eu Quero Voltar Sozinho (2014)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Romance

8.0
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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: 18,810 | Gross: $0.10M

11. Spider-Man: Phantasm (Video)

Horror, Mystery | Pre-production

23 Year Old College Student, Peter Parker fights crime as "Spider-Man". Before Villain, Mysterio destroys Manhattan, Spider-Man is reunited with his Symbiote counterpart.

Director: Jack Wilson | Star: Homero Riviera

12. Elite Squad: The Enemy Within (2010)

Not Rated | 115 min | Action, Crime, Drama

8.1
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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: 73,067 | Gross: $0.10M

13. Aquarius (2016)

Not Rated | 146 min | Drama

7.6
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88 Metascore

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-story ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 14,278 | Gross: $0.29M

14. 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: 12,420 | Gross: $17.04M

15. Samantha! (2018– )

27 min | Comedy

6.6
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A child star in the '80s, Samantha clings to the fringes of celebrity with hilarious harebrained schemes to launch herself back into stardom.

Stars: Emanuelle Araújo, Douglas Silva, Cauã Gonçalves, Sabrina Nonata

Votes: 291

16. The Killer (2017)

99 min | Western

6.0
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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, Thaila Ayala, Diogo Morgado, Mel Lisboa

Votes: 1,407

17. Benzinho (2018)

95 min | Drama

7.0
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81 Metascore

Irene has only a few days to surpass the anxiety and discover a new strength before sending her eldest son away to the world.

Director: Gustavo Pizzi | Stars: Karine Teles, Otávio Müller, Adriana Esteves, Konstantinos Sarris

Votes: 137

18. Cidade Baixa (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: 3,421 | Gross: $0.13M

19. O Silêncio do Céu (2016)

102 min | Drama, Thriller

6.6
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Shattered after the brutal assault by two rapists in her house, a young mother of two decides to keep her ordeal secret from her unsuspecting husband.

Director: Marco Dutra | Stars: Leonardo Sbaraglia, Carolina Dieckmann, Chino Darín, Alvaro Armand Ugon

Votes: 1,060

20. O Negócio (2013–2018)

TV-MA | 51 min | Comedy, Drama

8.2
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Karin, Magali and Luna are three call girls, who decide to apply some marketing knowledge on the world's oldest profession.

Stars: Rafaela Mandelli, Juliana Schalch, Michelle Batista, Eduardo Semerjian

Votes: 1,115

21. Arábia (2017)

97 min | Drama

7.4
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82 Metascore

Andre is a young boy that lives in an industrial neighborhood in Ouro Preto, Brazil, near an old aluminum factory. One day he finds a notebook from one of the factory workers.

Directors: João Dumans, Affonso Uchoa | Stars: Aristides de Sousa, Murilo Caliari, Gláucia Vandeveld, Renata Cabral

Votes: 294 | Gross: $0.03M

22. À Deriva (2009)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama

6.8
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A 1980s-set drama about a teenage girl undergoing her sexual awakening when she learns about her father's infidelities.

Director: Heitor Dhalia | Stars: Laura Neiva, Vincent Cassel, Camilla Belle, Izadora Armelin

Votes: 2,549

23. O Grande Circo Místico (2018)

105 min | Drama

5.9
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Follows a century in the lives of the Knieps, an Austrian family of circus owners.

Director: Carlos Diegues | Stars: Vincent Cassel, Antônio Fagundes, Antonio de la Cruz, Mariana Ximenes

Votes: 23

24. Como Nossos Pais (2017)

102 min | Drama

7.5
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When Rosa's mother makes a surprising disclosure to her one day, Rosa decides to break out of her usual obligations. In so doing she discovers that life holds many surprises in store for her.

Director: Laís Bodanzky | Stars: Maria Ribeiro, Clarisse Abujamra, Antonia Baudouin, Herson Capri

Votes: 1,072

25. Open Road (2013)

Not Rated | 85 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

5.5
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Angie, a young Brazilian artist, abandons her old life and embarks on a journey around the country. Running from her past, and searching for her foundation in life, Angie finds not only herself but love in its many forms.

Director: Marcio Garcia | Stars: Camilla Belle, Andy Garcia, Colin Egglesfield, Juliette Lewis

Votes: 1,560

26. O Animal Cordial (2017)

98 min | Thriller

6.6
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The tense survival tale is set over several late-night hours in a sparsely-peopled Brazilian restaurant. When an armed robbery interrupts an already-terse dynamic between boss and customer,... See full summary »

Director: Gabriela Amaral | Stars: Murilo Benício, Luciana Paes, Irandhir Santos, Camila Morgado

Votes: 89

27. Zoom (2015)

Not Rated | 96 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

6.2
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55 Metascore

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.

Director: Pedro Morelli | Stars: Tyler Labine, Alison Pill, Michael Eklund, Mariana Ximenes

Votes: 2,165

28. Tinta Bruta (2018)

118 min | Drama

7.5
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Set in Brazil's southern city of Porto Alegre, the film focuses on a socially repressed young man who only comes out of his shell during chatroom performances, when he strips and smears neon paints on his lithe body.

Directors: Filipe Matzembacher, Marcio Reolon | Stars: Shico Menegat, Bruno Fernandes, Guega Peixoto, Sandra Dani

Votes: 189

29. Me Chama de Bruna (2016– )

60 min | Drama

6.5
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A middle-class teen runs away from home and decides to work as a call girl. In little time, she becomes Bruna Surfistinha and gains notoriety after writing her routine on a blog.

Stars: Maria Bopp, Stella Rabello, Simone Mazzer, Ariclenes Barroso

Votes: 111

30. Deus Salve o Rei (2018)

Drama, Romance

7.2
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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.

Stars: Marina Ruy Barbosa, Rômulo Estrela, Johnny Massaro, Bruna Marquezine

Votes: 69

31. Central Station (1998)

R | 113 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: 31,562 | Gross: $5.60M

32. 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: 15,780 | Gross: $0.21M

33. 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: 8,284

34. Mais Forte que o Mundo: A História de José Aldo (2016)

107 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.2
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The Story of longtime UFC Featherweight champion and the struggles facing him on the road to the top.

Director: Afonso Poyart | Stars: Thaila Ayala, Jonathan Haagensen, Cleo, Claudia Ohana

Votes: 1,410

35. O Filme da Minha Vida (2017)

113 min | Drama

7.4
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Young Tony decides to return to his hometown. There, he discovers his father has returned to France claiming to miss his friends and country of origin. Tony ends up becoming a teacher, and finds himself amid conflicts and inexperience.

Director: Selton Mello | Stars: Vincent Cassel, Selton Mello, Bruna Linzmeyer, Johnny Massaro

Votes: 1,046

36. Que Horas Ela Volta? (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: 9,965 | Gross: $0.38M

37. Cidade dos Homens (2007)

R | 106 min | Crime, Drama

7.3
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63 Metascore

Best buddies Acerola and Laranjinha, about to turn 18, discover things about their missing fathers' pasts which will shatter their solid friendship, in the middle of a war between rival drug gangs from Rio's favelas.

Director: Paulo Morelli | Stars: Douglas Silva, Darlan Cunha, Jonathan Haagensen, Rodrigo dos Santos

Votes: 14,159 | Gross: $0.31M

38. 3% (2011 TV Short)

27 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy

8.0
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3% is a brazilian series of science fiction that takes place in a world that anyone, on completing 20 years, can subscribe to a selection process which will lead to a " New World" full of ... See full summary »

Directors: Jotagá Crema, Daina Giannecchini, Dani Libardi | Stars: Julia Ianina, Geraldo Rodrigues, Rita Batata, Leandro D'Errico

Votes: 1,096

39. Ratatoing (2007 Video)

Not Rated | 44 min | Animation, Short

1.4
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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.

Director: Michelle Gabriel | Stars: Douglas Guedes, Elisa Vilon, Sidney Ross, Cleber Martins

Votes: 875

40. O Nome da Morte (2018)

98 min | Biography, Drama

7.1
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Based of the true story of Júlio Santana, a gunman responsible for 492 murders throughout the country. A Christian, charitable man and a good son, Júlio is always tormented by his conscience every time he pulls the trigger.

Director: Henrique Goldman | Stars: Marco Pigossi, Fabiula Nascimento, André Mattos, Jessica Alencar

Votes: 35

41. 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: 5,483

42. Eu Não Quero Voltar Sozinho (2010)

17 min | Short, Drama, Romance

8.2
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The arrival of a new student in school changes Leonardo's life. This 15 year-old blind teenager has to deal with the jealousy of his friend Giovana while figuring out the new feelings he's having towards his new friend, Gabriel.

Director: Daniel Ribeiro | Stars: Tess Amorim, Fabio Audi, Paulo Flasmo, Ghilherme Lobo

Votes: 6,004

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 franchise (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: 1,517

44. Verdades Secretas (2015)

Drama, Romance

8.4
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Intending to aid her family, a beautiful young girl accepts the job in a prominent model casting agency, only to discover their girls are also hired for something else.

Stars: Rodrigo Lombardi, Drica Moraes, Reynaldo Gianecchini, Camila Queiroz

Votes: 361

45. O Menino e o Mundo (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: 5,162 | Gross: $0.13M

46. O Homem do Futuro (2011)

106 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

7.0
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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 »

Director: Cláudio Torres | Stars: Wagner Moura, Alinne Moraes, Maria Luísa Mendonça, Fernando Ceylão

Votes: 4,698

47. Sweet Vengeance

Crime, Drama, Mystery | Pre-production

Plot unknown. Reportedly a murder mystery inspired by two real-life murders.

Director: Brian De Palma | Star: Wagner Moura

48. Boi Neon (2015)

Unrated | 101 min | Drama

6.8
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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: 2,124 | Gross: $0.03M

49. Segundo Sol (2018)

60 min | Drama

8.3
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A failing singer's career reaches new heights after he is mistaken for dead and is persuaded to go into hiding by people who have a lot to profit off of it.

Stars: Emilio Dantas, Deborah Secco, Giovanna Antonelli, Vladimir Brichta

Votes: 23

50. Severina (2017)

103 min | Drama

6.3
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A melancholic, aspiring writer and bookseller is shaken by the appearances and disappearances of his newfound muse who steals books from his bookstore. Soon he discovers that she steals in ... See full summary »

Director: Felipe Hirsch | Stars: Carla Quevedo, Alfredo Castro, Alejandro Awada, Daniel Hendler

Votes: 144



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