Brazil (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Ad Astra (2019)
PG-13 | 122 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Astronaut Roy McBride undertakes a mission across an unforgiving solar system to uncover the truth about his missing father and his doomed expedition that now, 30 years later, threatens the universe.
3. Bacurau (2019)
131 min | Action, Adventure, 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.
4. 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: 653,488 | Gross: $7.56M
5. 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.
7. Cousins (2019)
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.
8. The Invisible Life of Eurídice Gusmão (2019)
139 min | Drama
Two sisters born in Rio de Janeiro make their way through life, each mistakenly believing the other is living out her dreams half a world away.
9. 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.
Votes: 75,660 | Gross: $0.10M
10. 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.
Votes: 93,163 | Gross: $0.01M
12. 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 »
Votes: 15,591 | Gross: $0.29M
13. 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.
14. 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.
Votes: 13,148 | Gross: $17.04M
15. Pico da Neblina (2019– )
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 »
16. Turma da Mônica: Laços (2019)
97 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
Based in the comics written by Mauricio de Sousa. The boy Jimmy Five gathers his friends to find his dog Fluffy that has been kidnapped.
17. 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.
19. The Nightshifter (2018)
Not Rated | 110 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Stênio, the nightshifter of a morgue, has the ability to communicate with the cadavers that are brought to him every night.
20. 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.
Votes: 20,603 | Gross: $0.10M
22. Central Station (1998)
R | 113 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.
Votes: 32,905 | Gross: $5.60M
24. The Edge of Democracy (2019)
TV-14 | 121 min | Documentary, History
Political documentary and personal memoir collide in this exploration into the complex truth behind the unraveling of two Brazilian presidencies.
25. Hidden Truths (2015)
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.
26. Marighella (2019)
155 min | Action, Drama, History
Facing a violent military dictatorship and an intimidated opposition, writer-turned-politician Carlos Marighella articulates a resistance all the while ousting heinous crimes of torture and the infamous censorship instituted by the regime.
29. Divine Love (2019)
101 min | Drama
A woman who uses her bureaucratic job to convince divorcing couples to stay together is utterly committed to getting pregnant by her husband, in a future of dance parties, ritualistic orgies and fundamentalist Christianity.
30. 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 »
32. 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
34. Ratatoing (2007 Video)
Not Rated | 44 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
Marcelle Toing, owner of the best restaurant in Rio de Janeiro, must go on missions to steal ingredients from human restaurants to keep his meals the best.
35. Araby (2017)
97 min | Drama
Andre is a young boy that lives in an industrial neighborhood in Ouro Preto, Brazil, near an old aluminum factory. One day he finds a notebook from one of the factory workers.
Votes: 692 | Gross: $0.04M
36. Carandiru (2003)
R | 145 min | Drama, Crime
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 »
Votes: 16,654 | Gross: $0.21M
37. Bare Behind Bars (1980)
X | 87 min | Crime, Drama
In a prison, women rebel against the guards' sadism and sexual abuse and decide to run away. Some manage to escape and are chased by the Police.
39. The Silence of the Sky (2016)
102 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller
Shattered after the brutal assault by two rapists in her house, a young mother of two decides to keep her ordeal secret from her unsuspecting husband.
40. Neighboring Sounds (2012)
Unrated | 131 min | Drama, Thriller
The lives of the residents of a Brazilian apartment building and the security guards who get the job guarding the surrounding streets.
Votes: 5,780 | Gross: $0.03M
41. 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.
43. O Doutrinador: A Série (2019– )
Action, Drama, Thriller
TV Show adapted from the controversial comic book about a trained agent who gets into a crusade against Brazil's endemic corruption and its figures. All in the verge of presidential elections.
45. 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 »
46. Los silencios (2018)
TV-14 | 88 min | Drama
Nuria, 12, Fabio, 9, and their mother arrive on a small island in the middle of the Amazon, bordering Brazil, Colombia and Peru. They fled the Colombian armed conflict, in which their ... See full summary »
47. 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.
Votes: 11,095 | Gross: $0.38M
48. Good Manners (2017)
135 min | Fantasy, Horror, Musical
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.
Votes: 1,753 | Gross: $0.03M
49. The Man from the Future (2011)
106 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Zero is a brilliant scientist. However, 20 years ago, he was publicly humiliated when he lost Helena, the love of his life. One day, an accidental experience with one of his inventions ... See full summary »
50. 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 »