Most Rated Movies and TV Shows With Fernando Meirelles
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1. 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.
Votes: 654,094 | Gross: $7.56M
2. The Constant Gardener (2005)
R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
A widower is determined to get to the bottom of a potentially explosive secret involving his wife's murder, big business, and corporate corruption.
Votes: 126,536 | Gross: $33.58M
4. 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.
Votes: 18,923 | Gross: $0.01M
5. 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.
Votes: 15,211 | Gross: $0.10M
6. City of Men (2007)
R | 106 min | Crime, Drama
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.
Votes: 14,568 | Gross: $0.31M
7. Waste Land (2010)
Not Rated | 99 min | Documentary
On the outskirts of Rio de Janeiro is Jardim Gramacho, the world's largest landfill, where men and women sift through garbage for a living. Artist Vik Muniz produces portraits of the workers and learns about their lives.
Votes: 8,049 | Gross: $0.19M
8. The Year My Parents Went on Vacation (2006)
PG | 110 min | Drama
A boy is left alone in a Jewish neighborhood in the year of 1970, where both world cup and dictatorship happen in Brazil.
Votes: 5,705 | Gross: $0.76M
11. City of Men (2002–2018)
30 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Life in Rio de Janeiro is told in short, fast alternating scenes from the viewpoints of two sets of characters, all youngsters, but from both sides of unequal life: generally dark-skinned ... See full summary »
14. Zoom (2015)
Not Rated | 96 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama
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.
17. Rio, I Love You (2014)
R | 110 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Third installment of the Cities of Love series (Paris, je t'aime / New York, I Love You / Rio, Eu Te Amo), this collective feature-film is made of 10 stories of romance 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
18. Xingu (2011)
Not Rated | 102 min | Action, Adventure, Biography
In the '40s, three brothers decide to live a great adventure and enlisting in the Roncador-Xingu Expedition, which has a mission to tame the Central Brazil. The Villas Boas brothers: ... See full summary »
19. Elena (II) (2012)
80 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama
Elena, a young Brazilian woman, travels to New York with the same dream as her mother, to become a movie actress. She leaves behind her childhood spent in hiding during the years of the ... See full summary »
20. Domésticas (2001)
Not Rated | 85 min | Comedy, Drama
Five maids in São Paulo are observed in this episodic, impressionistic film. The women interact with each other, ride busses, work, and have longings: Rai for a husband, Créo for her lost ... See full summary »
22. Castelo Rá-Tim-Bum (1994–1997)
Comedy, Family, Fantasy
A young wizard, seeking for friends, casts a spell on the beach ball of a group of kids, attracting them to the castle where he lives with his wizards aunt and uncle, surrounded by music, magic and fantasy.
23. Tropicália (2012)
Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary, Music
Set against the turbulent atmosphere of the 1960s, Tropicália is a feature length documentary exploring the Brazilian artistic movement known as tropicália, and the struggle its artists ... See full summary »
25. Up Against Them All (2004)
95 min | Crime, Drama
"Contra Todos" is a story about the lies, treachery and vengeance of a middle-class family living on the outskirts of São Paulo. Four characters try desperately to change their lives, but are unable to escape their destiny.
26. Film 2017 (1971– )
30 min | Talk-Show
The BBC's flagship cinema review television programme featuring reviews of new releases, news items and interviews. The title of the programme changes each year to incorporate the year of broadcast.
27. Entre Idas e Vindas (2016)
100 min | Comedy, Drama
Four call center agents embark on a road trip through São Paulo's south coast together and end up crossing paths with a man who is taking his child to meet his estranged mother along the way.
28. Antonia (2006)
PG-13 | 90 min | Drama, Musical
Determined to escape their poverty-stricken lives, four talented young women living on the underprivileged outskirts of Sao Paulo, Brazil, form an all-female rap group but find their road ... See full summary »
Votes: 384 | Gross: $0.00M
29. Neurotic Quest for Serenity (2017)
105 min | Comedy
Kika K is a successful star with millions of fans, but behind the scenes, she is in personal and professional crisis: she has to deal with an obsessive fan, a boyfriend with no concept, ... See full summary »
30. Rio 2016 Olympic Games Opening Ceremony (2016 TV Special)
234 min | Music, Sport
Coverage of the opening ceremony of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, as over 78,000 people gather to watch an elaborate show of dance, music and unity.
31. Fantastic (1973– )
180 min | Crime, Music, News
Long running Brazilian series in the form of electronic magazine; the so-called Show of Life mixes journalism, reporting, sport, humor, dramaturgy, documentary, music and science on Sunday nights.
32. Domingão do Faustão (1989– )
Entertainer Fausto Silva runs this traditional show with fun for the whole family every early Sunday night. Humor, pranks, music, and improvisation are among the most beloved sketches of the public.
33. Felizes para Sempre? (2015)
44 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
How far would you go to have your desires fulfilled? Directed by Fernando Meirelles, Happily Ever After? tells the story of a couple in crisis. When the mysterious call girl Danny Bond ... See full summary »
35. Rá-Tim-Bum (1989– )
30 min | Family
Produced by TV Cultura in 1989 and aired until 1992. The roadmap was written by a team supervised by Flavio de Souza, which included Cláudia Dalla Verde and Dionisio Jacob. The veteran ... See full summary »
38. The Nutty Boy 2 (1998)
85 min | Family
In this new adventure, Maluquinho is spending the holidays at the home of his grandfather Tônico (Stênio Garcia), an inventor who lives in a small community in the interior of Minas Gerais.... See full summary »
39. 492 (2017)
98 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Based of the true story of Júlio Santana, a gunman responsible for 492 murders throughout the country. A Christian, charitable man and a good son, Júlio is always tormented by his conscience every time he pulls the trigger.
40. Pânico na TV (2003–2017)
Every Sunday night the host Emilio Surita and his crew of comedians brings you a variety of sketches that includes celebrities, politicians, artists and fictional characters in a very unusual, crazy, bizarre and funny style.
42. Socrates (2018)
71 min | Drama
After his mother's sudden death, Socrates, a 15-year-old living on the margins of São Paulo's coast, must survive on his own while coming to terms with his grief.
44. A Grande Vitória (2014)
107 min | Biography, Drama, Sport
Independent feature film based on the biography of a Brazilian judo with a great victory that went beyond the mats and medals.
45. El Revenge (2016)
90 min | Comedy
Two friends hit the road to Buenos Aires aboard an orange Opala 72, with a mission: be with as many women as possible. This is all a plan to wash the honor of "Caco", a man who found his girlfriend in bed with an Argentine.
Brava Gente (2000–2003)
Golden Gate (Palace II)
21 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Two young boys, Laranjinha and Acerola, living in Cidade de Deus, one of the most violent neighborhoods in Rio de Janeiro, need some money to go to a concert. The "easiest" (and most ... See full summary »
50. The Two Popes (2019)
PG-13 | 125 min | Drama
Behind Vatican walls, the conservative Pope Benedict and the liberal future Pope Francis must find common ground to forge a new path for the Catholic Church.