Most Popular Feature Films With Primary Language Portuguese
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: 617,934 | Gross: $7.56M
2. Bruna Surfistinha (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.
3. 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: 90,109 | Gross: $0.01M
4. Do Começo ao Fim (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.
5. Hoje Eu Quero Voltar Sozinho (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: 18,994 | Gross: $0.10M
6. 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: 73,279 | Gross: $0.10M
7. 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: 959 | Gross: $0.02M
9. Aquarius (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-story ... See full summary »
Votes: 14,377 | Gross: $0.29M
10. Diamantino (2018)
92 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
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 »
12. Trash (I) (2014)
R | 114 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
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.
Votes: 17,985 | Gross: $0.01M
14. Massacre in Dinosaur Valley (1985)
Unrated | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Horror
A plane crashes in the Amazon jungle, and its passengers must battle their way through cannibals, slave traders, wild animals and murderous piranha fish to safety.
15. O Ornitólogo (2016)
Unrated | 117 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Fernando, a solitary ornithologist, is looking for black storks when he is swept away by the rapids. Rescued by a couple of Chinese pilgrims, he plunges into an eerie and dark forest, trying to get back on his track.
Votes: 2,132 | Gross: $0.05M
16. Ferrugem (2018)
100 min | Drama
Tati and Renet were already trading pics, videos and music by their cell phones, and on the last school trip they started making eye contact. However, what could be the beginning of a love story, turns to an end.
17. Vazante (2017)
116 min | Adventure, Drama
Brazil 1821. A rich cattle herder finds out that his wife dies in labor. Forced to live in the property with numerous African slaves, he marries his wife's niece. But he returns to droving, leaving his wife behind alone with the slaves.
Votes: 303 | Gross: $0.02M
19. Nada a Perder (2018)
PG | 134 min | Biography, Drama
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.
Votes: 22,290 | Gross: $1.00M
20. How to Draw a Perfect Circle (2009)
122 min | Drama
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.
21. Tinta Bruta (2018)
118 min | Drama
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.
22. Linhas de Wellington (2012)
Not Rated | 151 min | Drama, History, War
On September 27, 1810, the French troops commanded by Marshal Massena, were defeated in the Serra do Buçaco by the Anglo-Portuguese army of general Wellington. Despite the victory, ... See full summary »
23. Xingu (2011)
Not Rated | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
In the '40s, three brothers decide to live a great adventure and enlisting in the Roncador-Xingu Expedition, which has a mission to tame the Central Brazil. The Villas Boas brothers: ... See full summary »
24. 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: 31,635 | Gross: $5.60M
25. 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 »
26. O Filme da Minha Vida (2017)
113 min | Drama
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.
27. O Fantasma (2000)
Unrated | 87 min | Drama
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 »
Votes: 2,590 | Gross: $0.13M
28. Rio, I Love You (2014)
R | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
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
29. Cidade Baixa (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: 3,425 | Gross: $0.13M
30. Que Horas Ela Volta? (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: 10,057 | Gross: $0.38M
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: 15,832 | Gross: $0.21M
32. 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.
34. 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 »
36. Cidade dos Homens (2007)
R | 106 min | Crime, Drama
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.
Votes: 14,192 | Gross: $0.31M
37. Boi Neon (2015)
Unrated | 101 min | Drama
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.
Votes: 2,161 | Gross: $0.03M
38. O Clube dos Canibais (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 »
40. Paraísos Artificiais (2012)
96 min | Drama
Two girlfriends visit a big Brazilian beach festival and decide to just let go. They enjoy the music, booze, drugs and on one steamy afternoon even each other. They also meet a young man and things can't be better. Can this paradise last?
41. Gabriel e a Montanha (2017)
131 min | Drama
Before entering a prestigious American university, Gabriel Buchmann decided to travel the world for one year, his backpack full of dreams. After ten months on the road, he arrived in Kenya ... See full summary »
Votes: 574 | Gross: $0.02M
42. Arábia (2017)
97 min | Drama
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.
Votes: 334 | Gross: $0.04M
44. A Floresta das Almas Perdidas (2017)
71 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
The Forest of the Lost Souls is a dense and remote forest, Portugal's most popular place for suicide. On a summer morning, two strangers meet within the woods.
45. Bare Behind Bars (1980)
X | 87 min | Crime, Drama
In a prison, women rebel against the guards' sadism and sexual abuse and decide to run away. Some manage to escape and are chased by the Police.
46. O Homem do Futuro (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 »
47. O Auto da Compadecida (2000)
104 min | Adventure, 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 »
48. Al Berto (2017)
113 min | Drama
It's the summer of '75 in Sines, Portugal. Al Berto, the writer, embodies an entire moving generation. He and his friends exude youth, eccentricity and hope for the future - but right after... See full summary »
49. Como Nossos Pais (2017)
102 min | Drama
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.