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

Ad Astra (2019)

Adventure, Drama, Mystery | Post-production

An astronaut travels to the outer edges of the solar system to find his father and unravel a mystery that threatens the survival of our planet. He uncovers secrets which challenge the nature of human existence and our place in the cosmos.

Director: James Gray | Stars: Brad Pitt, Liv Tyler, Tommy Lee Jones, Donald Sutherland

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: 17,213

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: 646,336 | Gross: $7.56M

Fast Five (2011)
7.3
66 metascore

Fast Five (2011)

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

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: 330,202 | Gross: $209.84M

Anaconda (1997)
4.7
37 metascore

Anaconda (1997)

PG-13 | 89 min | Action, Adventure, Horror

A "National Geographic" film crew is taken hostage by an insane hunter, who forces them along on his quest to capture the world's largest - and deadliest - snake.

Director: Luis Llosa | Stars: Jon Voight, Jennifer Lopez, Eric Stoltz, Ice Cube

Votes: 87,311 | Gross: $65.89M

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, Jonathan Haagensen, Selton Mello, Enrique Diaz

Votes: 34,159

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: 12,581 | Gross: $14.28M

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: 191,837 | Gross: $143.62M

The Traitor (2019)
7.4
57 metascore

The Traitor (2019)

135 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

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

Director: Marco Bellocchio | Stars: Pierfrancesco Favino, Maria Fernanda Cândido, Luigi Lo Cascio, Fabrizio Ferracane

Votes: 669

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: 119,358 | Gross: $25.86M

Frances Ha (2012)
7.4
82 metascore

Frances Ha (2012)

R | 86 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A New York woman (who doesn't really have an apartment) apprentices for a dance company (though she's not really a dancer) and throws herself headlong into her dreams, even as the possibility of realizing them dwindles.

Director: Noah Baumbach | Stars: Greta Gerwig, Mickey Sumner, Adam Driver, Michael Zegen

Votes: 60,110 | Gross: $4.06M

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: 37,906 | Gross: $0.72M

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: 91,718 | Gross: $16.76M

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: 66,127 | Gross: $3.07M

Bacurau (2019)
7.0
74 metascore

Bacurau (2019)

131 min | Adventure, Horror, Mystery

A few years from now - Bacurau, a small town in the Brazilian sertão, mourns the loss of its matriarch, Carmelita, who lived to be 94. Days later, its inhabitants notice that their community has vanished from most maps.

Directors: Juliano Dornelles, Kleber Mendonça Filho | Stars: Sônia Braga, Udo Kier, Jonny Mars, Chris Doubek

Votes: 192

Elite Squad (2007)
8.1
33 metascore

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.

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

Votes: 92,496 | Gross: $0.01M

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: 6,893

Diamantino (2018)
6.5
77 metascore

Diamantino (2018)

96 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 »

Directors: Gabriel Abrantes, Daniel Schmidt | Stars: Carloto Cotta, Cleo Tavares, Anabela Moreira, Margarida Moreira

Votes: 1,033 | Gross: $0.05M

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: 29,768 | Gross: $2.67M

Most Beautiful Thing (2019– )

45 min | 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, Fernanda Vasconcellos, Mel Lisboa

Votes: 1,206

The Heiresses (2018)
6.8
77 metascore

The Heiresses (2018)

98 min | Drama

Chela and Chiquita are both descended from wealthy families in Asunción and have been together for over 30 years. But recently, their financial situation has worsened and they begin selling... See full summary »

Director: Marcelo Martinessi | Stars: Ana Brun, Margarita Irun, Ana Ivanova, Nilda Gonzalez

Votes: 1,795 | Gross: $0.08M

O Auto da Compadecida (1999)

Comedy, Drama, Romance

The film tells the adventures of friends João Grilo, a poor man a liar, and Chicó, the most cowardly of men. Both struggle for daily bread in the Northeast of Brazil and crossing for ... See full summary »

Stars: Fernanda Montenegro, Matheus Nachtergaele, Selton Mello, Lima Duarte

Votes: 2,335

Confessions of a Brazilian Call Girl (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.

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

Votes: 5,980

3% (2011 TV Short)

27 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy

3% is a brazilian series of science fiction that takes place in a world that anyone, on completing 20 years, can subscribe to a selection process which will lead to a " New World" full of ... See full summary »

Directors: Jotagá Crema, Daina Giannecchini, Dani Libardi | Stars: Julia Ianina, Geraldo Rodrigues, Rita Batata, Leandro D'Errico

Votes: 1,450

The Chosen One (2019– )

40 min | Mystery, Thriller | Active

Determined to bring a Zika vaccine to the remote Pantanal, three doctors clash with a faith healer and are pulled deeper into the mysteries of his cult.

Stars: Paloma Bernardi, Renan Tenca, Pedro Caetano, Gutto Szuster

Marighella (2019)

155 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

A biographical film about Carlos Marighella, a Marxist Brazilian writer, politician and guerrilla fighter who lived during the 20th century and was killed by the Brazilian military dictatorship in 1969.

Director: Wagner Moura | Stars: Adanilo, Ana Paula Bouzas, Bella Camero, Herson Capri

Votes: 41,929

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

Too Late to Die Young (2018)
6.7
79 metascore

Too Late to Die Young (2018)

110 min | Drama

Democracy comes back to Chile during the summer of 1990. In an isolated community, Sofía (16), Lucas (16) and Clara (10), face their first loves and fears, while preparing for New Year's ... See full summary »

Director: Dominga Sotomayor Castillo | Stars: Demian Hernández, Antar Machado, Magdalena Tótoro, Matías Oviedo

Votes: 405 | Gross: $0.01M

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: 20,198 | Gross: $0.10M

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: 1,224

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: 12,981 | Gross: $17.04M

The Edge of Democracy (2019)
6.8
82 metascore

The Edge of Democracy (2019)

113 min | Documentary

Political documentary and personal memoir collide in this exploration into the complex truth behind the unraveling of two Brazilian presidencies.

Director: Petra Costa | Stars: Dilma Rousseff, Michel Temer, Eduardo Cunha, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva

Votes: 438

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: 4,166

The Secret of Kells (2009)
7.7
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: 28,353 | Gross: $0.69M

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

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.

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

Votes: 75,126 | Gross: $0.10M

Aquarius (I) (2016)
7.5
88 metascore

Aquarius (I) (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-storey ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 15,283 | 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

Votes: 48

Mistress America (2015)
6.7
75 metascore

Mistress America (2015)

R | 84 min | Comedy, Drama

A lonely college freshman's life is turned upside-down by her impetuous, adventurous stepsister-to-be.

Director: Noah Baumbach | Stars: Greta Gerwig, Lola Kirke, Shana Dowdeswell, Shelby Rebecca Wong

Votes: 22,532 | Gross: $2.46M

Zama (2017)
6.8
89 metascore

Zama (2017)

Unrated | 115 min | Drama

Based on the novel by Antonio Di Benedetto written in 1956, on Don Diego de Zama, a Spanish officer of the seventeenth century settled in Asunción, who awaits his transfer to Buenos Aires.

Director: Lucrecia Martel | Stars: Daniel Giménez Cacho, Lola Dueñas, Matheus Nachtergaele, Juan Minujín

Votes: 4,006 | Gross: $0.20M

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: 18,707 | Gross: $0.01M

Rojo (2018)

109 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

Set in Argentina during the mid-1970s, Benjamín Naishtat's hypnotic drama follows a successful lawyer whose picture-perfect life begins to unravel when a private detective comes to his seemingly quiet small town and starts asking questions

Director: Benjamín Naishtat | Stars: Claudio Martínez Bel, Mara Bestelli, Alfredo Castro, Rudy Chernicoff

Votes: 517

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: 8,692

Greta (2019)

97 min | Drama

Pedro, a 70-year-old gay nurse, is taking care of Daniela, his ailing transgender friend. In order to find her a vacant hospital bed, he decides to help an arrested and wounded criminal to escape.

Director: Armando Praça | Stars: Marco Nanini, Denise Weinberg, Demick Lopes, Gretta Star

Votes: 27

Fear X (2003)
6.0
61 metascore

Fear X (2003)

PG-13 | 91 min | Thriller

When his wife is killed in a seemingly random incident Harry (Turturro), prompted by mysterious visions, journeys to discover the true circumstances surrounding her murder.

Director: Nicolas Winding Refn | Stars: John Turturro, Deborah Kara Unger, Stephen Eric McIntyre, William Allen Young

Votes: 6,259

The Salt of the Earth (2014)
8.4
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: 17,288 | Gross: $1.34M

Hidden Truths (2015)

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: Rodrigo Lombardi, Drica Moraes, Reynaldo Gianecchini, Camila Queiroz

Votes: 426

Turma da Mônica: Laços (2019)

Adventure, Comedy, Family | Completed

Based in the comics written by Mauricio de Sousa. The boy Chive gathers his friends to find his dog named Little Flake that has dissapeared.

Director: Daniel Rezende | Stars: Rodrigo Santoro, Paulo Vilhena, Monica Iozzi, Adriano Bolshi

Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands (1976)
7.1
52 metascore

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 »

Director: Bruno Barreto | Stars: Sônia Braga, José Wilker, Mauro Mendonça, Dinorah Brillanti

Votes: 2,059

A Dog's Will (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 »

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

Votes: 9,103

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: 15,111 | Gross: $0.10M

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