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: 591,266 | Gross: $7.56M

2. The Killer (2017)

99 min | Western

6.1
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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: Diogo Morgado, Maria de Medeiros, Thaila Ayala, Will Roberts

Votes: 1,039

3. 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: 87,793 | Gross: $0.01M

4. 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: Sonia Braga, Maeve Jinkings, Irandhir Santos, Humberto Carrão

Votes: 13,309 | Gross: $0.29M

5. 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: 6,117

6. 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: 4,926

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: 17,205 | Gross: $0.10M

8. 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, Xelo Cagiao, João Pedro Rodrigues, Han Wen

Votes: 1,619 | Gross: $0.05M

9. 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: 17,306 | Gross: $0.01M

10. 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: 1,162

11. 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: 71,526 | Gross: $0.10M

12. 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: 1,977

13. 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, Bia Arantes

Votes: 781

14. Vazante (2017)

116 min | Adventure, Drama

6.3
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64 Metascore

Brazil 1821. A rich cattle herder finds out that his wife dies in labor. Forced to live in the property with numerous African slaves, he marries his wife's niece. But he returns to droving, leaving his wife behind alone with the slaves.

Director: Daniela Thomas | Stars: Adriano Carvalho, Luana Nastas, Sandra Corveloni, Juliana Carneiro da Cunha

Votes: 162 | Gross: $0.00M

15. Bad Investigate (2018)

120 min | Action, Comedy, Crime | Completed

10.0
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Xavier Cruz, a famous Mexican criminal, is in Portugal, where he "hires" the services of Alex and Cid. Also in the wake of Xavier is Sam Folkes, an FBI agent.

Director: Luis Ismael | Stars: Enrique Arce, Luis Ismael, Robson Nunes, Eric da Silva

Votes: 5

16. 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: 15,339 | Gross: $0.21M

17. 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: 4,394

18. Nise: O Coração da Loucura (2015)

Not Rated | 106 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.7
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Based on the true story of Dr. Nise da Silveira, a psychiatrist in Brazil who treated her patients with art instead of electroshock therapy.

Director: Roberto Berliner | Stars: Julio Adrião, Flavio Bauraqui, Fabrício Boliveira, Fernando Eiras

Votes: 1,299

19. 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: 30,824 | Gross: $5.60M

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: 1,413

21. 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 Berindelli

Votes: 1,960 | Gross: $0.03M

22. 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: 2,424 | Gross: $0.13M

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: 7,893

24. 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: 201

25. O Fim da Inocência (2017)

97 min | Drama

5.8
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Inês is a teenager from a wealthy family. However, after classes, she participates in risky sexual games, compulsively uses the internet and attends the nightlife of Lisbon, entering a spiral of total destruction .

Director: Joaquim Leitão | Stars: Joana Aguiar, João Alves, Sofia Alves, Joana Barradas

Votes: 152

26. Amor.com (2017)

Comedy, Romance

5.7
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It's a love story between a fashion blogger and a video game blogger. The beauty and the nerd.

Director: Anita Barbosa | Stars: Isis Valverde, Gil Coelho, César Cardadeiro, João Côrtes

Votes: 371

27. Corpo Elétrico (2017)

94 min | Drama

6.6
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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: 278

28. Fala Sério, Mãe! (2017)

79 min | Comedy

6.3
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Ângela Cristina, mother of teenager Maria de Lourdes, has to deal with the difficulties and delights of guiding her daughter during one of the most complicated stages of life.

Director: Pedro Vasconcelos | Stars: Duda Batista, Daniel Braga, Fábio Jr., João Guilherme

Votes: 65

29. King Kong (2018)

Action, Adventure

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Director: Thiago J. Silva | Stars: Vinicius Riam, Geovane Silva, Thiago J. Silva, Erick Texeira

30. Como Nossos Pais (2017)

102 min | Drama

7.5
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When Rosa's mother makes a surprising disclosure to her one day, Rosa decides to break out of her usual obligations. In so doing she discovers that life holds many surprises in store for her.

Director: Laís Bodanzky | Stars: Maria Ribeiro, Clarisse Abujamra, Antonia Baudouin, Herson Capri

Votes: 734

31. Que Horas Ela Volta? (2015)

R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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82 Metascore

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: 9,384 | Gross: $0.38M

32. 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: 13,926 | Gross: $0.31M

33. 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: 2,476

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: 5,269

35. 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, Cleo Pires, Jonathan Haagensen, Milhem Cortaz

Votes: 1,207

36. 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: 4,825 | Gross: $0.13M

37. Casa Grande (2014)

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: 1,576

38. Gabriel e a montanha (2017)

131 min | Drama

7.1
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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: 328

39. Como se Tornar o Pior Aluno da Escola (2017)

106 min | Comedy

6.2
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Bernadinho (Bruno Munhoz) and Pedro (Daniel Pimentel) are students and face the classic tasks of fulfilling school obligations, taking good grades, being well behaved and complying with ... See full summary »

Director: Fabrício Bittar | Stars: Joana Fomm, Moacyr Franco, Raul Gazolla, Danilo Gentili

Votes: 690

40. 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: 1,668

41. Diário de um Exorcista - Zero (2016)

TV-MA | 98 min | Horror, Thriller

4.4
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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: 402

42. 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: 956

43. Entre Irmãs (2017)

160 min | Drama

7.9
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In the thirties, two sisters separated by fate face prejudice and sexism, one by the high society in a big city and the other by a group of renegades in the countryside. Despite the ... See full summary »

Director: Breno Silveira | Stars: Ângelo Antônio, Rita Assemany, Cyria Coentro, Letícia Colin

Votes: 89

44. Ventos de Agosto (2014)

Unrated | 77 min | Drama

6.3
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78 Metascore

The August winds gust and a poetic duel between life, death, loss, memory, the wind and the sea ensues.

Director: Gabriel Mascaro | Stars: Dandara de Morais, Antônio José Dos Santos, Maria Salvino Dos Santos, Geová Manoel Dos Santos

Votes: 359

45. Pendular (2017)

108 min | Drama

6.6
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The loving relationship between a sculptor and a dancer.

Director: Júlia Murat | Stars: Raquel Karro, Rodrigo Bolzan, Valeria Barretta, Renato Linhares

Votes: 104

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

107 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.2
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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: 2,135

47. Gabriela (1983)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.4
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In 1925, Gabriela becomes cook, mistress, and then wife of Nacib, a bar owner in a small Brazilian coastal town runs by the local colonels. Nacib becomes tired of Gabriela's uneducated ways... See full summary »

Director: Bruno Barreto | Stars: Sonia Braga, Marcello Mastroianni, Antonio Cantafora, Paulo Goulart

Votes: 805

48. 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: 3,348 | Gross: $0.13M

49. As Mil e Uma Noites: Volume 1, O Inquieto (2015)

125 min | Drama

7.1
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80 Metascore

Some of the chapters from Arabian Nights are adapted to a modern Portugal in this epic.

Director: Miguel Gomes | Stars: Crista Alfaiate, Miguel Gomes, Maria Rueff, Bruno Bravo

Votes: 1,610 | Gross: $0.01M

50. O Lobo Atrás da Porta (2013)

Unrated | 101 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.4
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67 Metascore

A journey to the dark cutting edge of desires, lies and wickedness of a love triangle, from the moment a child is mysteriously kidnapped.

Director: Fernando Coimbra | Stars: Thalita Carauta, Juliano Cazarré, Milhem Cortaz, Antonio Dos Santos

Votes: 2,726