Brazil (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

Popularity▲ A-Z User Rating Number of Votes US Box Office Runtime Year Release Date Date of Your Rating Your Rating
Call Me by Your Name (2017)
7.9
93 metascore

Call Me by Your Name (2017)

R | 132 min | Drama, Romance

In 1980s Italy, romance blossoms between a seventeen-year-old student and the older man hired as his father's research assistant.

Director: Luca Guadagnino | Stars: Armie Hammer, Timothée Chalamet, Michael Stuhlbarg, Amira Casar

Votes: 203,377 | Gross: $18.10M

City of God (2002)
8.6
79 metascore

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.

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

Votes: 690,072 | Gross: $7.56M

Good Morning, Verônica (2020– )

TV-MA | Crime, Drama, Mystery

After witnessing a suicide, an unobtrusive police clerk decides to investigate two neglected cases on her own, both involving abused women.

Stars: Tainá Müller, Camila Morgado, Eduardo Moscovis, Antônio Grassi

Votes: 1,245

3% (2016–2020)

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

A post-apocalyptic thriller set in near-future Brazil, where a select few are allowed to join a privileged society after undergoing an intense and competitive process.

Stars: Bianca Comparato, Vaneza Oliveira, Rodolfo Valente, Zezé Motta

Votes: 20,891

Fast Five (2011)
7.3
66 metascore

Fast Five (2011)

PG-13 | 130 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

Dominic Toretto and his crew of street racers plan a massive heist to buy their freedom while in the sights of a powerful Brazilian drug lord and a dangerous federal agent.

Director: Justin Lin | Stars: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Jordana Brewster

Votes: 348,805 | Gross: $209.84M

Wasp Network (2019)
5.8
54 metascore

Wasp Network (2019)

TV-MA | 127 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

The story of five Cuban political prisoners who had been imprisoned by the United States since the late 1990s on charges of espionage and murder.

Director: Olivier Assayas | Stars: Penélope Cruz, Edgar Ramírez, Gael García Bernal, Ana de Armas

Votes: 7,194

Skin (V) (2018)
7.0
58 metascore

Skin (V) (2018)

R | 118 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

A destitute young man, raised by racist skinheads and notorious among white supremacists, turns his back on hatred and violence to transform his life, with the help of a black activist and the woman he loves.

Director: Guy Nattiv | Stars: Jamie Bell, Danielle Macdonald, Daniel Henshall, Bill Camp

Votes: 11,966

Bacurau (2019)
7.5
82 metascore

Bacurau (2019)

131 min | Adventure, Horror, Mystery

After the death of her grandmother, Teresa comes home to her matriarchal village in a near-future Brazil to find a succession of sinister events that mobilizes all of its residents.

Directors: Juliano Dornelles, Kleber Mendonça Filho | Stars: Bárbara Colen, Thomas Aquino, Silvero Pereira, Thardelly Lima

Votes: 17,341

Rio (2011)
6.9
63 metascore

Rio (2011)

G | 96 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

When Blu, a domesticated macaw from small-town Minnesota, meets the fiercely independent Jewel, he takes off on an adventure to Rio de Janeiro with the bird of his dreams.

Director: Carlos Saldanha | Stars: Jesse Eisenberg, Anne Hathaway, George Lopez, Karen Disher

Votes: 203,653 | Gross: $143.62M

Æon Flux (2005)
5.5
36 metascore

Æon Flux (2005)

PG-13 | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

Aeon Flux is a mysterious assassin working for the Monicans, a group of rebels trying to overthrow the government. When she is sent on a mission to kill the Chairman, a whole new mystery is found.

Director: Karyn Kusama | Stars: Charlize Theron, Frances McDormand, Sophie Okonedo, Marton Csokas

Votes: 123,284 | Gross: $25.86M

On the Road (2012)
6.1
56 metascore

On the Road (2012)

R | 124 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

Young writer Sal Paradise has his life shaken by the arrival of free-spirited Dean Moriarty and his girl, Marylou. As they travel across the country, they encounter a mix of people who each impact their journey indelibly.

Director: Walter Salles | Stars: Sam Riley, Garrett Hedlund, Kristen Stewart, Amy Adams

Votes: 39,528 | Gross: $0.72M

Samsara (I) (2011)
8.5
65 metascore

Samsara (I) (2011)

PG-13 | 102 min | Documentary, Music

Filmed over nearly five years in twenty-five countries on five continents, and shot on seventy-millimetre film, Samsara transports us to the varied worlds of sacred grounds, disaster zones, industrial complexes, and natural wonders.

Director: Ron Fricke | Stars: Balinese Tari Legong Dancers, Ni Made Megahadi Pratiwi, Puti Sri Candra Dewi, Putu Dinda Pratika

Votes: 32,798 | Gross: $2.67M

Elite Squad (2007)
8.1
33 metascore

Elite Squad (2007)

R | 115 min | Action, Crime, Drama

In 1997 Rio de Janeiro, Captain Nascimento has to find a substitute for his position while trying to take down drug dealers and criminals before the Pope visits.

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

Votes: 97,045 | Gross: $0.01M

Verdades Secretas (2015–2021)

60 min | Drama, Romance

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: Reynaldo Gianecchini, Camila Queiroz, Marieta Severo, Rodrigo Lombardi

Votes: 581

The Traitor (2019)
7.1
64 metascore

The Traitor (2019)

R | 153 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

The real life of Tommaso Buscetta, the so-called "boss of the two worlds," the first mafia informant in Sicily in the 1980s.

Director: Marco Bellocchio | Stars: Pierfrancesco Favino, Luigi Lo Cascio, Fausto Russo Alesi, Maria Fernanda Cândido

Votes: 7,419

The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)
7.8
75 metascore

The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)

R | 126 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

The dramatization of a motorcycle road trip Che Guevara went on in his youth that showed him his life's calling.

Director: Walter Salles | Stars: Gael García Bernal, Rodrigo De la Serna, Mía Maestro, Mercedes Morán

Votes: 95,779 | Gross: $16.76M

Julie and the Phantoms (2011– )

24 min | Family, Fantasy, Musical

Julie is a student who finds a old LP disc and when she put it to play, releases three musicians ghosts, who become part of the girl's life.

Stars: Bruno Sigrist, Fabio Rabello, Marcelo Ferrari, Samya Pascotto

Votes: 83

Dry Wind (2020)

Unrated | 110 min | Drama

The area around Catalan in Brazil's state of Goiás is dry, very dry. Sandro's life here is somewhat monotonous. He works in a fertilizer factory and divides his days between the city club, ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Nolasco | Stars: Leandro Faria Lelo, Allan Jacinto Santana, Renata Carvalho, Rafael Teóphilo

Votes: 197

The Secret of Kells (2009)
7.6
81 metascore

The Secret of Kells (2009)

Not Rated | 75 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

A young boy in a remote medieval outpost under siege from barbarian raids is beckoned to adventure when a celebrated master illuminator arrives with an ancient book, brimming with secret wisdom and powers.

Directors: Tomm Moore, Nora Twomey | Stars: Evan McGuire, Brendan Gleeson, Mick Lally, Christen Mooney

Votes: 30,687 | Gross: $0.69M

Invisible Life (2019)
7.8
81 metascore

Invisible Life (2019)

R | 139 min | Drama

Kept apart by a terrible lie and a conservative society, two sisters born in Rio de Janeiro make their way through life each believing the other is living out her dreams half a world away.

Director: Karim Aïnouz | Stars: Julia Stockler, Carol Duarte, Flávia Gusmão, António Fonseca

Votes: 5,451

Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)
7.4
80 metascore

Kiss of the Spider Woman (1985)

R | 120 min | Drama

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: 14,039 | Gross: $17.04M

Blindness (2008)
6.6
45 metascore

Blindness (2008)

R | 121 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

A city is ravaged by an epidemic of instant white blindness.

Director: Fernando Meirelles | Stars: Julianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo, Gael García Bernal, Yûsuke Iseya

Votes: 69,688 | Gross: $3.07M

Reality Z (2020– )

TV-MA | 30 min | Comedy, Horror

A zombie apocalypse that imprisons participants and producers of a reality show called Olimpo, The House of the Gods. The studio becomes a shelter for those who seek salvation in Rio de Janeiro where chaos and hopelessness begin to rule.

Stars: Ravel Andrade, Harley Yeager, Carla Ribas, Ana Hartmann

Votes: 1,708

Armageddon Time

Drama | Pre-production

A coming-of-age story about growing up in Queens in the 1980s.

Director: James Gray | Stars: Anne Hathaway, Robert De Niro, Cate Blanchett, Oscar Isaac

Omniscient (2020– )

Drama, Sci-Fi

In a city where citizens are monitored 24/7, a tech employee must outsmart her surveillance drone in order to investigate a murder.

Stars: Carla Salle, Sandra Corveloni, Jonathan Haagensen, Guilherme Prates

Votes: 1,356

The Business (2013–2018)

TV-MA | 51 min | Comedy, Drama

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: 1,402

Girls from Ipanema (2019– )

TV-MA | 45 min | Drama, Romance

After the disappearance of her husband, Maria Luiza opens a Bossa Nova club in defiance of her normally conservative demeanor.

Stars: Maria Casadevall, Pathy Dejesus, Mel Lisboa, Leandro Lima

Votes: 2,580

Skate Kitchen (2018)
6.8
72 metascore

Skate Kitchen (2018)

R | 106 min | Drama

A teenaged skateboarder makes friends with a bunch of other skateboarding girls in New York City.

Director: Crystal Moselle | Stars: Rachelle Vinberg, Dede Lovelace, Nina Moran, Kabrina Adams

Votes: 3,516 | Gross: $0.24M

Massacre in Dinosaur Valley (1985)

Unrated | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

A small plane carrying fossil hunters crashes in the Amazon jungle, and the survivors must battle their way through cannibals, wild animals, and slave traders.

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

Votes: 1,632

Cold Night (2020)

87 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery | Completed

Confronted by the cultural restrict rules of his Scandinavian society, a private detective deconstructs himself through the argument of Shakespeare' s Hamlet.

Directors: André Costa, André Costa | Stars: Thomas Bang, Rebecca Ferguson, Michael Kastrupsen, Camilla Gottlieb

Elite Squad 2: The Enemy Within (2010)
8.0
71 metascore

Elite Squad 2: 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.

Director: José Padilha | Stars: Wagner Moura, Irandhir Santos, André Ramiro, Milhem Cortaz

Votes: 78,508 | Gross: $0.10M

Indignation (2016)
6.7
78 metascore

Indignation (2016)

R | 110 min | Drama, Romance

In 1951, Marcus, a working-class Jewish student from New Jersey, attends a small Ohio college, where he struggles with sexual repression and cultural disaffection, amid the ongoing Korean War.

Director: James Schamus | Stars: Logan Lerman, Sarah Gadon, Tijuana Ricks, Sue Dahlman

Votes: 11,380 | Gross: $3.40M

Brazil Carnival (2016)

20 min | Short

It is a film about the carnival in Rio de Janeiro, with bodies that dance, talk and get excited. The city becomes a jungle and everything is allowed. It is an explicit carnival with penises... See full summary »

Director: Antonio da Silva | Star: Daniel Sanches

Votes: 70

Angels of Sex (2012)

Unrated | 105 min | Drama, Romance

The established relationship between university student Bruno and aspiring photographer Carla is thrown into turmoil when Bruno feels drawn to sexy karate instructor/break dancer Rai. Complications ensue.

Director: Xavier Villaverde | Stars: Astrid Bergès-Frisbey, Álvaro Cervantes, Llorenç González, Sonia Méndez

Votes: 4,430

Cousins (2019)

Not Rated | 83 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Young Lucas lives with his religious aunt in a quiet country town. But this little agitated life is with the days counted when the charitable aunt announces the arrival of another nephew Mario, just out of jail.

Directors: Mauro Carvalho, Thiago Cazado | Stars: Thiago Cazado, Paulo Sousa, Juliana Zancanaro, Duda Esteves

Votes: 982

Aquarius (I) (2016)
7.5
88 metascore

Aquarius (I) (2016)

Not Rated | 146 min | Drama

Clara, 65, lives her life to the fullest with her family and friends. A construction company wants her Recife oceanfront condo, as they've already bought all the other in the 3 story building. Clara's staying.

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

Votes: 17,846 | Gross: $0.29M

Call Me Bruna (2016– )

60 min | Drama

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, Simone Mazzer, Stella Rabello, Nash Laila

Votes: 238

Trash (I) (2014)
7.2
50 metascore

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.

Directors: Stephen Daldry, Christian Duurvoort | Stars: Rickson Tevez, Gabriel Weinstein, Martin Sheen, Rooney Mara

Votes: 20,234 | Gross: $0.01M

Pixote (1981)

R | 128 min | Crime, Drama

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: 6,619

The Salt of the Earth (2014)
8.5
83 metascore

The Salt of the Earth (2014)

PG-13 | 110 min | Documentary, Biography, History

The life and work of photographer Sebastião Salgado, who has spent forty years documenting deprived societies in hidden corners of the world.

Directors: Juliano Ribeiro Salgado, Wim Wenders | Stars: Sebastião Salgado, Wim Wenders, Lélia Wanick Salgado, Juliano Ribeiro Salgado

Votes: 19,445 | Gross: $1.34M

From Beginning to End (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.

Director: Aluizio Abranches | Stars: Júlia Lemmertz, Fábio Assunção, Jean Pierre Noher, Louise Cardoso

Votes: 7,464

Ricos de Amor (2020)

TV-14 | 104 min | Comedy, Romance

Rich kid Teto is determined to prove himself to Paula, his love interest. But when he tells her he grew up poor, the lie spins out of control.

Director: Bruno Garotti | Stars: Danilo Mesquita, Giovanna Lancellotti, Jaffar Bambirra, Lellê

Votes: 1,786

Sweet Diva (2019– )

60 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Maria da Paz comes from a family of professional vigilantes, the Ramirez, and falls in love with Amadeu, a trained lawyer and member of the rival business clan, the Matheus.

Stars: Paolla Oliveira, Juliana Paes, Agatha Moreira, Marcos Palmeira

Votes: 87

Unsoul (2020– )

Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

After her husband's suicide, a woman and her daughters move to Brigida, a small town that is about to bring back the pagan festivities of Ivana Kupala, which had been banned 30 years before... See full summary »

Stars: Cássia Kis, Cláudia Abreu, Maria Ribeiro, Ismael Caneppele

Votes: 34

The Mechanism (2018– )

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

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

Stars: Caroline Abras, Selton Mello, Enrique Diaz, Jonathan Haagensen

Votes: 35,259

Alice Júnior (2019)

87 min | Comedy

The first kiss of a transgender teenager.

Director: Gil Baroni | Stars: Anna Celestino Mota, Emmanuel Rosset, Surya Amitrano, Matheus Moura

Votes: 220

Central Station (1998)
8.0
80 metascore

Central Station (1998)

R | 110 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.

Director: Walter Salles | Stars: Fernanda Montenegro, Vinícius de Oliveira, Marília Pêra, Soia Lira

Votes: 35,748 | Gross: $5.60M

360 (2011)
6.2
43 metascore

360 (2011)

R | 110 min | Drama, Thriller

A dramatic thriller that weaves together the stories of an array of people from disparate social backgrounds through their intersecting relationships.

Director: Fernando Meirelles | Stars: Rachel Weisz, Jude Law, Anthony Hopkins, Ben Foster

Votes: 15,758 | Gross: $0.10M

The Clone (2001–2002)

TV-14 | 60 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

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, Reginaldo Faria

Votes: 2,524

Esteros (2016)

Unrated | 83 min | Drama, Romance

Two boyhood chums, separated soon after sexually awakening together, re-meet as young men with unspoken sexual tensions lying between them.

Director: Papu Curotto | Stars: Ignacio Rogers, Esteban Masturini, Joaquín Parada, Blas Finardi Niz

Votes: 3,171

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