Most Popular Feature Films With Primary Language Portuguese


1. City of God (2002)

R | 130 min | Crime, Drama

8.6
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79 Metascore

Two boys growing up in a violent neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro take different paths: one becomes a photographer, the other a drug dealer.

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

Votes: 604,156 | Gross: $7.56M

2. Nada a Perder (2018)

130 min | Biography, Drama

7.2
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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: 20,870

3. Soldado Milhões (2018)

85 min | Biography, History, War

6.9
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A Portuguese soldier, who got stranded from his team during the La Lys battle, struggles by himself through dozens of German offensives so he can guarantee the safety of his companions.

Directors: Gonçalo Galvão Teles, Jorge Paixão da Costa | Stars: João Arrais, Miguel Borges, Carminho Coelho, Lúcia Moniz

Votes: 107

4. Where's the Money (2017)

R | 86 min | Comedy

5.2
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A quick witted young man from the streets of South Central must rush a lily-white USC fraternity to recover a stash of stolen money.

Director: Scott Zabielski | Stars: Andrew Bachelor, Logan Paul, Kat Graham, Terry Crews

Votes: 1,082

5. 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: 88,869 | Gross: $0.01M

6. 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: 6,286

7. 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: 17,960 | Gross: $0.10M

8. Confessions of a Brazilian Call Girl (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: 5,085

9. 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: 13,843 | Gross: $0.29M

10. 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: Thaila Ayala, Diogo Morgado, Maria de Medeiros, Will Roberts

Votes: 1,248

11. Massacre in Dinosaur Valley (1985)

Unrated | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

5.3
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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.

Director: Michele Massimo Tarantini | Stars: Michael Sopkiw, Suzane Carvalho, Milton Rodríguez, Marta Anderson

Votes: 1,205

12. 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: 17,604 | Gross: $0.01M

13. Good Manners (2017)

135 min | Fantasy, Horror

6.9
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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: 378

14. O Ornitólogo (2016)

Unrated | 117 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

6.5
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85 Metascore

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.

Director: João Pedro Rodrigues | Stars: Paul Hamy, João Pedro Rodrigues, Xelo Cagiao, Han Wen

Votes: 1,835 | Gross: $0.05M

15. 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: 72,322 | Gross: $0.10M

16. O Filme da Minha Vida (2017)

113 min | Drama

7.5
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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: 913

17. How to Draw a Perfect Circle (2009)

122 min | Drama

5.7
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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, Daniel Duval, Joana de Verona, Beatriz Batarda

Votes: 572

18. Polícia Federal: A Lei é para Todos (2017)

107 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.1
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Based on the true story of Operation Carwash, the largest and most successful corruption investigation ever seen in the world, "No One is Above the Law" tells, through the eyes of Detective... See full summary »

Director: Marcelo Antunez | Stars: Antonio Calloni, Marcelo Serrado, Ary Fontoura, Flávia Alessandra

Votes: 2,667

19. Aos Teus Olhos (2017)

87 min | Drama

6.6
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A boy's parents accuse a swimming teacher of abusing one of his students.

Director: Carolina Jabor | Stars: Daniel de Oliveira, Luisa Arraes, Gustavo Falcão, Malu Galli

Votes: 86

20. Rio, I Love You (2014)

R | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

5.3
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26 Metascore

A series of short films 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: 1,471

21. 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: 3,380 | Gross: $0.13M

22. 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: 15,554 | Gross: $0.21M

23. 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: 8,090

24. 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: 2,080

25. O Grande Circo Místico (2018)

Drama | Completed

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

Director: Carlos Diegues | Stars: Jesuíta Barbosa, Bruna Linzmeyer, Rafael Lozano, Catherine Mouchet

26. Arábia (2017)

97 min | Drama

7.4
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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: 177

27. O Homem do Futuro (2011)

106 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

7.1
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Zero (Wagner Moura) is a brilliant scientist, but unfortunate because 20 years ago was publicly humiliated and lost in college Helena (Alinne Moraes) the love of his life. One day, an ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 4,554

28. Boi Neon (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: 2,037 | Gross: $0.03M

29. 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: 31,195 | Gross: $5.60M

30. Todas As Razões Para Esquecer (2018)

91 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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After having broken up a long-term relationship, Antônio has no doubts he will quickly get over Sofia, his ex-girlfriend, but nothing is as simple as it seems, actually, it never is... And ... See full summary »

Director: Pedro Coutinho | Stars: Johnny Massaro, Bianca Comparato, Regina Braga, Maria Laura Nogueira

Votes: 20

31. O Fantasma (2000)

Unrated | 87 min | Drama

5.7
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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: 2,464 | Gross: $0.13M

32. Gabriel e a Montanha (2017)

131 min | Drama

7.2
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63 Metascore

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 »

Director: Fellipe Barbosa | Stars: João Pedro Zappa, Caroline Abras, Alex Alembe, Rashidi Athuman

Votes: 390

33. Os Dez Mandamentos: O Filme (2016)

PG-13 | 120 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

3.5
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Follows Moses leading and conducting the Hebrew people from the slavery of Egypt to the freedom towards the Promised Land according to the Ancient Testament Bible book of the Exodus. The ... See full summary »

Director: Alexandre Avancini | Stars: Guilherme Winter, Sergio Marone, Camila Rodrigues, Giselle Itié

Votes: 809

34. 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: 5,381

35. 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: 2,515

36. 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: 14,043 | Gross: $0.31M

37. Linda de Morrer (2015)

100 min | Comedy

4.8
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Paula Lins is a powerful woman who dies after uses her own medicine against cellulite and, on the other side of life, as an spirit, tries to avoid the sell of them.

Director: Cris D'Amato | Stars: Glória Pires, Emilio Dantas, Antonia Morais, Ângelo Paes Leme

Votes: 223

38. Tabu (I) (2012)

Not Rated | 118 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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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: 5,640

39. Corpo Elétrico (2017)

Unrated | 94 min | Drama

6.4
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The summer is coming and Elias has been dreaming of the sea a lot. In the factory where he works, his responsibilities increase as the holiday season approaches. After one more night ... See full summary »

Director: Marcelo Caetano | Stars: Kelner Macêdo, Lucas Andrade, Welket Bungué, Ana Flavia Cavalcanti

Votes: 373

40. Tinta Bruta (2018)

118 min | Drama

7.7
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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: 106

41. A Mulher do Desejo (1975)

81 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.4
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Young man inherits small fortune from his old uncle, on condition he lives in the old man's house for a time. Soon the uncle's spirit begins to manifest itself through the nephew's personality, requiring the presence of an exorcist.

Director: Carlos Hugo Christensen | Stars: José Mayer, Vera Fajardo, Palmira Barbosa, José Luiz Nunes

Votes: 38

42. A Fábrica de Nada (2017)

177 min | Drama, Musical

7.6
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59 Metascore

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Director: Pedro Pinho | Stars: José Smith Vargas, Carla Galvão, Njamy Sebastião, Joaquim Bichana Martins

Votes: 371

43. 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, Milhem Cortaz, Cleo Pires

Votes: 1,325

44. 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: 5,006 | Gross: $0.13M

45. O Auto da Compadecida (2000)

104 min | Adventure, Comedy

8.6
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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 »

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

Votes: 7,897

46. Diário de um Exorcista - Zero (2016)

TV-MA | 98 min | Horror, Thriller

4.3
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When a mysterious tragedy traumatizes his family, the young Lucas Vidal wakes up to a challenging mission of fighting against the biggest enemy of God and of mankind: The Devil himself. The... See full summary »

Director: Renato Siqueira | Stars: Renato Siqueira, Fabio Tomasini, Diego Andrade, Adriano Arbol

Votes: 433

47. Beira-Mar (2015)

Unrated | 83 min | Drama, Romance

5.6
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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: 1,734

48. Casa Grande (2014)

Not Rated | 115 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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56 Metascore

Exploring issues of class privilege among Rio's decadent elite, Casa Grande depicts a teenage boy's struggle to escape his overprotective parents as they covertly spiral into bankruptcy.

Director: Fellipe Barbosa | Stars: Marcello Novaes, Suzana Pires, Thales Cavalcanti, Clarissa Pinheiro

Votes: 1,645

49. Operações Especiais (2015)

99 min | Action, Crime

6.4
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A group of honest police is sent to a country town to solve the problem of high crime. Soon they solve the problem while newcomer Francis (Cléo Pires) must overcome their limits to prove ... See full summary »

Director: Tomas Portella | Stars: Cleo Pires, Fabrício Boliveira, Thiago Martins, Marcos Caruso

Votes: 1,037

50. 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: 1,932