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1. Felizes para Sempre? (2015)
Episode: Quem Ama não Mata? (2015)

Crime, Drama, Romance

9.6
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Director: Fernando Meirelles | Stars: Enrique Diaz, Maria Fernanda Cândido, Adriana Esteves, João Miguel

Votes: 5

2. Felizes para Sempre? (2015)
Episode: Qualquer Amor Vale a Pena? (2015)

Crime, Drama, Romance

9.2
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Director: Fernando Meirelles | Stars: Enrique Diaz, Maria Fernanda Cândido, Adriana Esteves, João Miguel

Votes: 5

3. Felizes para Sempre? (2015)
Episode: Onde Colocar o Desejo? (2015)

Crime, Drama, Romance

9.1
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Director: Fernando Meirelles | Stars: Enrique Diaz, Maria Fernanda Cândido, Adriana Esteves, João Miguel

Votes: 7

4. A Lei da Água (Novo Código Florestal) (2015)

78 min | Documentary, History

8.8
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This documentary outlines how the new environmental law can affect the whole Brazilian ecosystem, specially the water sources.

Director: André D'Elia

Votes: 32

5. Fotograma (2007– )

8.8
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Stars: David Bonneville, Carlos Conceição, Pedro Cunha, Leonor Seixas

Votes: 10

6. City of God (2002)

R | 130 min | Crime, Drama

8.6
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79 Metascore

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: 653,952 | Gross: $7.56M

7. Sound & Fury (2009)

Comedy, Drama

8.5
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The lives of a Shakespearian theatre group and their personal struggles to organize the production of 'Hamlet'.

Stars: Andrea Beltrão, Felipe Camargo, Pedro Paulo Rangel, Dan Stulbach

Votes: 182

8. Castelo Rá-Tim-Bum (1994–1997)

Comedy, Family, Fantasy

8.4
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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.

Stars: Cássio Scapin, Álvaro Petersen Jr., Cláudio Chakmati, Fernando Gomes

Votes: 610

9. The Wise Ones (2015– )

40 min | Drama

8.4
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Made up of four independent stories interconnected by the characters, the show reminisces about growing old, but also about rediscovering and reinventing ourselves to enjoy the best years of our lives.

Stars: André Abujamra, Othon Bastos, Eucir de Souza, Karin Rodrigues

Votes: 27

10. José and Pilar (2010)

117 min | Documentary, Biography

8.4
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A documentary on Nobel Prize Winner José Saramago and his feelings over his wife, his country and life, as a whole.

Director: Miguel Gonçalves Mendes | Stars: Joao Afonso, Àngels Barceló, Pilar del Río, Juan Echanove

Votes: 2,212

11. Felizes para Sempre? (2015)

44 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

8.3
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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 »

Stars: Enrique Diaz, Maria Fernanda Cândido, Adriana Esteves, João Miguel

Votes: 264

12. City of Men (2002–2018)

30 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.3
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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 »

Stars: Darlan Cunha, Douglas Silva, Camila Monteiro, Roberta Rodrigues

Votes: 2,660

13. Pico da Neblina (2019– )
Episode: Paloma Haze (2019)

TV-MA | 54 min | Crime, Drama

8.3
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HD. 'Paloma Haze.' (Season One) Mary Jane's Emporium begins to lose customers when a competitor opens a small dispensary next door.

Directors: Fernando Meirelles, Quico Meirelles | Stars: Luís Navarro, Henrique Santana, Teca Pereira, Daniel Furlan

Votes: 15

14. A Floresta Feliz (2000)

45 min | Family

8.1
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Director: Rodrigo Costa | Stars: Gisela Arantes, Mauricio Berger, Juliana Cardoso, Ju Cassou

Votes: 7

15. City of Men (2002–2018)
Episode: A Fila (2005)

Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.1
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Director: Roberto Moreira | Stars: Darlan Cunha, Douglas Silva, Jonathan Haagensen, Camila Monteiro

Votes: 20

16. A Vision of Blindness (2008 TV Movie)

52 min | Documentary

8.0
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A provocative and comprehensive look into the creation of the major motion picture Blindness.

Directors: David Gelb, Quico Meirelles, Pedro Morelli | Stars: Fernando Meirelles, Julianne Moore, Mark Ruffalo, Danny Glover

Votes: 44

17. Pico da Neblina (2019– )

Crime, Drama

7.9
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Biriba is a drug trafficker who leaves his criminal past behind and uses his knowledge to sell the product legally along with the help of his inexperienced investment partner, Vini. He must... See full summary »

Stars: Luís Navarro, Henrique Santana, Teca Pereira, Daniel Furlan

Votes: 106

18. Waste Land (2010)

Not Rated | 99 min | Documentary

7.9
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78 Metascore

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.

Directors: Lucy Walker, Karen Harley, João Jardim | Star: Vik Muniz

Votes: 8,048 | Gross: $0.19M

19. Independent Lens (1999– )

Documentary

7.9
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Different celebrity host present a new independent documentary.

Stars: America Ferrera, Terrence Howard, Stanley Tucci, Mary-Louise Parker

Votes: 439

20. A Comedy of Private Lives (1995–1997)

50 min | Comedy

7.9
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Stars: Marco Nanini, Pedro Cardoso, Fernanda Torres, Marieta Severo

Votes: 102

21. Rá-Tim-Bum (1989– )

30 min | Family

7.9
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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 »

Stars: Ricardo Corte Real, Jessica Canoletti, Paulo Contier, Angela Dippe

Votes: 227

22. Contos do Edgar (2013– )

Drama

7.9
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With stories inspired by the work of Edgar Allan Poe that take place in São Paulo, a man plans revenge for the disappearence of his wife.

Stars: Marcos de Andrade, Danilo Grangheia, Joyce Almeida, Gaby Amarantos

Votes: 55

23. Legião Urbana: Eduardo e Mônica (2011 Video)

4 min | Short, Music, Romance

7.9
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The famous rock song by Legião Urbana was finally turned into a short film. It tells the lovely and fun story of a couple that had everything against them. Eduardo's too young, immature and... See full summary »

Director: Nando Olival | Stars: Pedro De Vitto, Thaís Medeiros

Votes: 106

24. The Two Popes (2019)

PG-13 | 125 min | Drama

7.7
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83 Metascore

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.

Director: Fernando Meirelles | Stars: Jonathan Pryce, Anthony Hopkins, Juan Minujín, Sidney Cole

Votes: 118

25. Elena (II) (2012)

80 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

7.7
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81 Metascore

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 »

Director: Petra Costa | Stars: Li An, Elena Andrade, Petra Costa

Votes: 1,347

26. The Golden Dream (2013)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama

7.7
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74 Metascore

A road movie about teenage immigrants and their journey to the U.S.

Director: Diego Quemada-Díez | Stars: Brandon López, Rodolfo Domínguez, Karen Martínez, Carlos Chajon

Votes: 4,119

28. Brava Gente (2000–2003)
Episode: Golden Gate (Palace II) (2000)

21 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.6
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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 »

Directors: Kátia Lund, Fernando Meirelles | Stars: Douglas Silva, Darlan Cunha, Rubens Sabino, Leandro Firmino

Votes: 136

29. City of Men (2002–2018)
Episode: Pais e Filhos (2004)

Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.6
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Director: Regina Casé | Stars: Darlan Cunha, Douglas Silva, M.V. Bill, Rappin' Hood

Votes: 17

30. The Constant Gardener (2005)

R | 129 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.4
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82 Metascore

A widower is determined to get to the bottom of a potentially explosive secret involving his wife's murder, big business, and corporate corruption.

Director: Fernando Meirelles | Stars: Ralph Fiennes, Rachel Weisz, Danny Huston, Hubert Koundé

Votes: 126,519 | Gross: $33.58M

31. The Year My Parents Went on Vacation (2006)

PG | 110 min | Drama

7.4
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67 Metascore

A boy is left alone in a Jewish neighborhood in the year of 1970, where both world cup and dictatorship happen in Brazil.

Director: Cao Hamburger | Stars: Michel Joelsas, Germano Haiut, Daniela Piepszyk, Paulo Autran

Votes: 5,702 | Gross: $0.76M

32. Junho: O Mês que Abalou o Brasil (2014)

72 min | Documentary, Sport

7.4
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In the month of the Brazil World Cup, the documentary shows how the demonstrations against an increase in public transportation fares in São Paulo in June of 2013, evolved to national scale... See full summary »

Director: João Wainer | Stars: Contardo Calligaris, Demétrio Magnolli, Clóvis Rossi, Dilma Rousseff

Votes: 86

33. Phoenix (I) (2012)

14 min | Short, Action, Adventure

7.4
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Three policemen. Three ways to deal with corruption.

Director: Stefano Capuzzi Lapietra | Stars: César Charlone, Alessandro Costa, Alexandre Frota, Carlos Vecchi

Votes: 14

34. City of Men (2002–2018)
Episode: Atração Fatal (2005)

Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.4
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Directors: Adriano Goldman, M Pink Christofalo | Stars: Darlan Cunha, Douglas Silva, Jonathan Haagensen, Camila Monteiro

Votes: 17

35. The Pope's Toilet (2007)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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A small South American village is in a flurry over the Pope's 1988 visit.

Directors: César Charlone, Enrique Fernández | Stars: César Troncoso, Virginia Méndez, Mario Silva, Virginia Ruiz

Votes: 2,524

36. Tropicália (2012)

Not Rated | 87 min | Documentary, Music

7.3
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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 »

Director: Marcelo Machado | Stars: Gilberto Gil, Caetano Veloso

Votes: 529

37. City of Men (2002–2018)
Episode: Uólace e João Victor (2002)

Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.3
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Laranjinha, whose birth name is Uólace, is living on the streets while João Victor lives in a high-rise. As their paths cross, both teens worry about their own futures.

Directors: Regina Casé, Fernando Meirelles | Stars: Darlan Cunha, Douglas Silva, Márcio Costa, Thiago Martins

Votes: 51

38. City of Men (2002–2018)
Episode: Vacilo É um Só (2004)

Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.3
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Directors: Adriano Goldman, Paulo Morelli | Stars: Darlan Cunha, Douglas Silva, Alex Damazio, Jonathan Haagensen

Votes: 18

39. 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: 18,920 | Gross: $0.01M

40. City of Men (2007)

R | 106 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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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: 14,567 | Gross: $0.31M

41. Film 2017 (1971– )

30 min | Talk-Show

7.2
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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.

Stars: Barry Norman, Danny Leigh, Claudia Winkleman, Jonathan Ross

Votes: 406

42. Exodus (2017)

105 min | Documentary

7.2
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Observational documentary about people as refugees and asylum seekers in many geographical locations such as Germany, Brazil, Western Sahara, Myanmar, Cuba, South Sudan.

Director: Hank Levine | Stars: Wagner Moura, Jule Böwe, Nizar Raja, Bruno Watara

Votes: 28

43. Bokura no jidai (2007– )

30 min | Talk-Show

7.2
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Stars: Satomi Kobayashi, Shun Oguri, Hirokazu Koreeda, Sawako Agawa

Votes: 15

44. Olhar Eletrônico (1986 Video)

88 min | Documentary

7.2
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Reunion of four reportages made by production company "Olhar Eletrônico" between 1983 and 1986, in which an irreverent reporter, Ernesto Varela, a creation of actor/director Marcelo Tas, ... See full summary »

Directors: Renato Barbieri, Marcelo Machado, Fernando Meirelles, Paulo Morelli, Marcelo Tas | Stars: Olair Coan, Giulia Gam, Irene Stefânia, Marcelo Tas

Votes: 8

45. Side B (2007)

72 min | Documentary

7.2
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With humor, the documentary shows the drama and struggle to produce the low-budget film "Fourth Grade B" over four years.

Director: Marcelo Galvão | Stars: Theodoro Fontes, Ugo Giorgetti, Álvaro Lima, Joel Lopes

Votes: 41

46. City of Men (2002–2018)
Episode: A Coroa do Imperador (2002)

Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.2
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At school the children of the favela are told how the Portuguese crown was brought to Brazil, when Napoleon attacked Portugal. Acerola conceives Napoleon as something equivalent to the ... See full summary »

Director: César Charlone | Stars: Darlan Cunha, Douglas Silva, Aldene Abreu, Edmundo Albrecht

Votes: 52

47. City of Men (2002–2018)
Episode: Correio (2002)

Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.2
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The postman cannot deliver the post in the favela, because the streets have no names and the houses no numbers. The ruling gangsters order Acerola to invent names for all the streets and ... See full summary »

Directors: Paulo Lins, Kátia Lund | Stars: Darlan Cunha, Douglas Silva, Telma Cunha, Marcelino de Souza

Votes: 35

48. City of Men (2002–2018)
Episode: O Cunhado do Cara (2002)

Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.2
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The gang-leader Deco falls in love with Acerola's sister Mirka. Because of this the social status of Acerola is changed in a twinkling. The young boy uses his new power to domineer and ... See full summary »

Directors: Paulo Lins, Kátia Lund | Stars: Darlan Cunha, Douglas Silva, Leandro Firmino, Rosana Barros

Votes: 38

49. City of Men (2002–2018)
Episode: Sábado (2003)

Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.2
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Director: Fernando Meirelles | Stars: Darlan Cunha, Douglas Silva, Gabriele Angelo, Ana Paula Black

Votes: 33

50. Mais Forte que o Mundo: A História de José Aldo (2016)

107 min | Action, Biography, Drama

7.1
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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, Bruce Buffer, Cleo, Jonathan Haagensen

Votes: 1,704



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