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
Wasp Network (2019)
5.8
53 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: 4,007

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: 2,090

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: 1,253

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: 681,617 | Gross: $7.56M

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: 345,266 | Gross: $209.84M

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: 11,810

Bacurau (2019)
7.6
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: 14,416

3% (2016– )

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

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

Votes: 19,474

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: 201,165 | Gross: $143.62M

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: 39,176 | Gross: $0.72M

The Wizard (1989)
6.1
23 metascore

The Wizard (1989)

PG | 100 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

A boy and his brother run away from home and hitch cross country with the help of a girl they meet to compete in the ultimate video game championship.

Director: Todd Holland | Stars: Fred Savage, Luke Edwards, Jenny Lewis, Vince Trankina

Votes: 13,585 | Gross: $14.28M

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: 122,236 | Gross: $25.86M

Invisible Life (2019)
7.9
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: 4,422

Duetto (2020)

Drama | Post-production

Duetto takes place in 1965 and tells the story of Cora, 18, a young Brazilian from an Italian family, who, after losing her dad in a tragic car accident, goes with Lucia, her grandmother, ... See full summary »

Director: Vicente Amorim | Stars: Michele Morrone, Giancarlo Giannini, Gabriel Leone, Maeve Jinkings

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: 95,969 | Gross: $0.01M

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: 94,855 | Gross: $16.76M

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: 6,343

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: 3,183 | Gross: $0.24M

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: 69,099 | Gross: $3.07M

Rich in Love (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: 1,367

Armageddon Time

Drama | Pre-production

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

Director: James Gray | Stars: Cate Blanchett, Robert De Niro, Anne Hathaway, 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: 1,144

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: 13,781 | Gross: $17.04M

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: 35,054

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, Denis Camargo, Duda Esteves

Votes: 736

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: 32,104 | Gross: $2.67M

The Clone (2001–2002)

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: 2,454

Ultimate Beastmaster (2017– )

55 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV

Eighteen competitors from six countries compete against each other in an intense obstacle course for cash prizes, individual glory and national pride.

Stars: Tiki Barber, Rafinha Bastos, Luis Ernesto Franco, Inés Sainz

Votes: 1,922

Black Orpheus (1959)
7.5
81 metascore

Black Orpheus (1959)

PG | 100 min | Drama, Fantasy, Music

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: 9,433

Abe (2019)
6.2
62 metascore

Abe (2019)

85 min | Comedy, Drama

Abe is a 12-year-old boy from Brooklyn who cooks to unite his half Israeli and half Palestinian family, but everything goes wrong.

Director: Fernando Grostein Andrade | Stars: Noah Schnapp, Seu Jorge, Dagmara Dominczyk, Arian Moayed

Votes: 641

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: 11,223 | Gross: $3.40M

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: 7,345

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: 77,808 | Gross: $0.10M

The Way He Looks (2014)
7.9
71 metascore

The Way He Looks (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.

Director: Daniel Ribeiro | Stars: Ghilherme Lobo, Fabio Audi, Tess Amorim, Lúcia Romano

Votes: 22,043 | Gross: $0.10M

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: 17,332 | Gross: $0.29M

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: 64

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: 548

Confessions of a Brazilian Call Girl (2011)

TV-MA | 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.

Director: Marcus Baldini | Stars: Deborah Secco, Cássio Gabus Mendes, Drica Moraes, Fabiula Nascimento

Votes: 6,643

Born to Be Murdered (2020)

Drama, Thriller | Post-production

A vacationing couple fall trap to a violent conspiracy with tragic consequences.

Director: Ferdinando Cito Filomarino | Stars: John David Washington, Alicia Vikander, Boyd Holbrook, Vicky Krieps

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: 30,166 | Gross: $0.69M

Airplane Mode (2020)

TV-PG | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Follows the young Ana, who studied fashion design dreaming of becoming a great stylist but dropped everything to become a digital influencer for a famous brand.

Director: César Rodrigues | Stars: Larissa Manoela, Erasmo Carlos, Katiuscia Canoro, André Luiz Frambach

Votes: 1,770

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: 2,966

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: 15,630 | Gross: $0.10M

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: 19,946 | Gross: $0.01M

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: 35,035 | Gross: $5.60M

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: 4,387

Mercy (2019)

85 min | Drama

The quiet life of the small town Piedade's inhabitants is shaken up by the arrival of a big oil company, which barges in taking over houses and local businesses, throwing everyone out, to better reach and use the area's natural resources.

Director: Cláudio Assis | Stars: Fernanda Montenegro, Matheus Nachtergaele, Irandhir Santos, Cauã Reymond

Votes: 164

The Second Mother (2015)
7.8
82 metascore

The Second Mother (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.

Director: Anna Muylaert | Stars: Regina Casé, Helena Albergaria, Michel Joelsas, Camila Márdila

Votes: 12,462 | Gross: $0.38M

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: 1,368

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: 18,937 | Gross: $1.34M

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