8.1/10
315
3 user

The Next Victim 

A Próxima Vítima (original title)
A young law student starts to work as a detective, decided to uncover the identity behind a series of murders, as well as who is next.
Reviews

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
1995   Unknown  
15 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
José Wilker ...  Marcelo Rossi 190 episodes, 1995
Tony Ramos ...  Juca Mestieri 190 episodes, 1995
Susana Vieira ...  Ana Carvalho 190 episodes, 1995
Aracy Balabanian ...  Filomena Ferreto 190 episodes, 1995
Claudia Ohana ...  Isabela Ferreto Vasconcelos 190 episodes, 1995
Natália do Vale ...  Helena Ribeiro 190 episodes, 1995
Learn more

More Like This 

Secrets of Sand (TV Series 1993)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Mulheres de areia (sand women) was a Brazilian soap opera that tells the story of the twin sister Rute and Raquel. I the classic thing...one twin is good and the other devilish. It's a very... See full summary »

Stars: Glória Pires, Guilherme Fontes, Marcos Frota
Her Own Destiny (2004–2005)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

From a poor background, a mother of five has her baby daughter kidnapped and fights for having her back, as time goes by and she rises to a better life with her remaining sons.

Stars: Susana Vieira, Renata Sorrah, José Wilker
The King of the Cattle (TV Series 1996)
Adventure | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

The enmity between two rancher families in territorial dispute, and the forbidden love between a drover and a landless, mysterious woman with no past.

Stars: Antônio Fagundes, Glória Pires, Patricia Pillar
The Thorn and the Rose (2000–2001)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A short tempered, feminist rich woman notable for her aversion to marriage and her aggressive behavior gradually falls in love for a rough and lowly farmer.

Stars: Adriana Esteves, Eduardo Moscovis, Suely Franco
Terra Nostra (1999–2000)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The love story of two Italian young immigrants who first meet on their way to Brazil at the end of the 18th century, but are separated after their ship docks.

Stars: Antônio Fagundes, Raul Cortez, Ana Paula Arósio
A Viagem (TV Series 1994)
Drama | Fantasy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  

After she dies, the spirit of a woman must prevent the angry, rancorous ghost of her suicidal brother from harming their family.

Stars: Christiane Torloni, Antônio Fagundes, Lucinha Lins
Women in Love (TV Series 2003)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

The series surrounds the damaged relationship between a saxophonist and a woman who falls in love for a former boyfriend, whom she had left to marry him.

Stars: Christiane Torloni, José Mayer, Tony Ramos
Family Ties (TV Series 2000)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

The unconditional love a mother has for her daughter, even after they fall in love for the same man.

Stars: Paulo Caruso, Vera Fischer, Reynaldo Gianecchini
Anything for Love (TV Series 1997)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

To prevent her sorrow, a mother secretly abdicates her son for her infertile daughter after her newborn child dies, a secret she gradually becomes unable to keep.

Stars: Regina Duarte, Antônio Fagundes, Fábio Assunção
The Clone (2001–2002)
Drama | Romance | Sci-Fi
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

A young man, who has been secretly cloned by his godfather scientist, falls in love for a Moroccan girl from a rigorous family.

Stars: Murilo Benício, Giovanna Antonelli, Vera Fischer
Torre de Babel (1998–1999)
Drama | Thriller | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Clementino planned to revenge against powerful Mr. Toledo. But someone just did it before him.

Stars: Glória Menezes, Tarcísio Meira, Tony Ramos
Uga Uga (2000–2001)
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

A young, orphaned man raised by an indian shaman in the wild, is found by his grandfather and returns to his estranged family where he discovers himself as the heir of their wealth.

Stars: Hilda Rebello, Joel Silva, Lima Duarte
Edit

Storyline

A series of crimes is the main plot of this successful soap opera. In the first episode, Paulo Soares dies in a car accident. Following that murder, the lawyer Hélio Ribeiro gets killed. He was the father of Irene, that after this she still suffers with the death of her aunt, Júlia Braga. With the death of the millionaire Francesca Ferreto, the young Irene realizes that the crimes have a connection and she decides to investigate them by herself. The rest of series is based on personal problems between the characters, and including more crimes. In all of the crimes, there's a common fact: all victims receive a list of the Chinese horoscope before they die. The suspense is not only in finding out who the murderer is, but to discover who will be the next victim. Written by Ikescs

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

A murderer. Many victims. Who will be the next?


Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Eliseu's trip to Italy was extended for a longer period than scripted due to the fact actor Gianfrancesco Guarnieri was recovering from a heart surgery at the time. See more »

Goofs

[All goofs for this title are spoilers.] See more »

Alternate Versions

The last episode, when it was re-broadcasted, had an alternative murder. There is an aditional scene of the wedding scene in the final episode where the character who was the murder back in the 1995 version appears. The ending credits of the last episode back in 1995 was silent. The 2000 version has the main theme music. See more »

Soundtracks

Estação São Paulo
Performed by Adriana Ribeiro (feat. Demônios da Garoa)
See more »

User Reviews

 
A true masterpiece
8 June 2006 | by gfhornSee all my reviews

This soap-opera is one of the most awesome ever. It had a perfectly well-written story, with very deep characters and excellent mystery. Impossible not to get captivated by the exciting and delightful suspense, excellently maintained by Silvio de Abreu. Many actors gave standout performances, such as Cláudia Ohana (Isabela, a diabolical villain - oh and what a horrible scar she had in her face!), Rosamaria Murtinho (really, really fun as the charming Romana Ferreto), Yoná Magalhães (gave a very emotional work as Carmela)... and the main standout: Aracy Balabanian (one of her best performances, if not the best, as the powerful and arrogant Filomena Ferreto, literally a female version of Don Corleone). This soap-opera was also innovative because it was the first one to be centered at a crime story. Other soap-operas before it which had a mysterious murder made it a mere attraction beneath its whole plot. This time, almost everything that happened among the different sections of the soap-opera had something to do with the mysterious crimes that were occurring, all of them following the mysterious Chinese horoscope code (a very creative story among soap-operas). This makes "A Próxima Vítima" a superb and very original soap-opera. A true masterpiece, created and written by a true genius, Sílvio de Abreu. Very well-deserved 10 out of 10. It's so sad it has an unfair 6.8 here... it deserves a much better score!

Sorry for my English, just in case...


1 of 1 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 3 user reviews »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
Edit

Details

Country:

Brazil

Language:

Portuguese

Release Date:

13 March 1995 (Brazil) See more »

Also Known As:

A következő áldozat See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(203 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
See full technical specs »

Contribute to This Page



Recently Viewed