Brazilian history movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant brazilian history movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out captivating, serious, realistic, touching, exciting and contemplative films and TV shows about / with brazilian history, society, brazilian, politics, latin american history, male nudity, tribe, female nudity, corruption and love and romance plots mostly in Drama, Biography and History genres shot in Brazil, Portugal, Argentina and other countries.
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TOP 9 movies tagged as brazilian history: Nise: The Heart of Madness (2015), Hans Staden (1999), Olga (2004), Chico Xavier (2010), Xingu (2011), Reaching for the Moon (2013), Lula, the Son of Brazil (2009), The Mechanism (2018), Outback (2005).

List of brazilian history movies

Nise: The Heart of Madness (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Brazil
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After being released from prison, Dr. Nise da Silveira is back at work in a psychiatric hospital on the outskirts of Rio de Janeirom where she refuses to employ the new and violent electroshock in the treatment of schizophrenics. Ridiculed by ...
Style: captivating, light, entertaining
Plot: disturbed individual, brazilian history, art exhibition, mental institution, historical event, mental patient, mental illness, painter, female artist, mentally unstable, brazilian, psycho ...
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro
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Federal Police - No One is Above the Law (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 107 min.
Story: 2013. During Operation Bidone, the Federal Police seized a truck loaded with palm heart, which contained 697 kg of cocaine. The investigation falls on the team assembled by Ivan Romano, based in Curitiba and composed by Beatriz, Júlio and Ítalo. ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, tense, captivating, exciting ...
Plot: political corruption, police, politics, government corruption, investigation, organized crime, justice, election campaign, arrest, prison, judge, legal ...
Place: switzerland, brazil
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 6.8
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Hans Staden (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Brazil, Portugal
Duration: 92 min.
Story: On the eve of his return to Europe after an extended involuntary stay in 16th-century Brazil, the German sailor Hans Staden is captured by a hostile cannibal Indian tribe. In order to survive he tries to convince the Indians that he is not ...
Plot: captive, amazon rainforest, held captive, cannibal, gay, body paint, male nudity, native american tribe, ship, cannibalism, pubic hair, amazon ...
Time: 16th century
Place: brazil
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 6.6
 3K
Olga (2004)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Brazil
Duration: 141 min.
Story: Based upon the true story of Olga Benário, the German-born wife of Brazilian communist leader Luís Carlos Prestes. During the dictatorship of Getúlio Vargas (1930-1945) she was arrested and sent to Nazi Germany, where she was put to death in a ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, captivating, contemplative ...
Plot: world war two, nazi germany, concentration camp, rebellion, life is a bitch, wartime life, couple relations, love affair, revolution, against humanity, war, romance ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: germany, europe, brazil
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 7.1
 2K
Chico Xavier (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A biography of spiritual medium and author Francisco Candido Xavier.
Style: serious, captivating, psychological, atmospheric, contemplative ...
Plot: faith, spiritualism, religions or cults, society, charity, mystery, religion, medium, clergy, writer's life, supernatural, superhuman powers ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1920s, 70s, 20s ...
Place: brazil
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 7.1
 2K
Xingu (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 102 min.
Story: 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: Orlando, 27, Claudius, 25, and Leonardo, 23, engage in a ...
Style: captivating, exciting, atmospheric, stylized, realistic ...
Plot: adventure, family relations, escapades, jungle, tribe, native, society, expedition, siblings relations, plane crash, rain forest, brazilian history ...
Place: brazil, latin america
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Reaching for the Moon (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 118 min.
Story: In 1951 New York poet Elizabeth Bishop travels to Rio de Janeiro to visit Mary, a college friend. The shy Elizabeth is overwhelmed by Brazilian sensuality. She is the antithesis to Mary’s dashing partner, architect Lota de Macedo Soares. Although ...
Style: touching, captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: lesbian, lesbian couple, writer's life, love and romance, american abroad, couple relations, couples, love triangle, love, poet, love story, love affair ...
Time: 50s, 60s, 20th century, year 1951, 1950s ...
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, latin america, new york
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Lula, the Son of Brazil (2009)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Brazil, Argentina
Duration: 130 min.
Story: The true story of a working class boy who moves to the nation's financial capital at a young age and becomes one the most influential politician in Brazil's history.
Style: sentimental, realistic, touching, serious, sincere
Plot: working class, hopes, social differences, ambition, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, family problems, family relations, family in crisis, parents and children, rise to the top, single parent ...
Time: 20th century, 50s
Place: brazil, latin america
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 8.3
 36K
The Mechanism (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 41 min.
TV show
Story: A scandal erupts in Brazil during an investigation of alleged government corruption via oil and construction companies. Loosely inspired by true events.
Style: disturbing, tense, suspenseful, suspense, propaganda film
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: corruption, society, dishonesty, investigation, rivalry, danger, good versus evil, scheme, politician, money laundering, police investigation, propaganda ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: sao paulo brazil, brazil, rio de janeiro
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Rio 2096: A Story of Love and Fury (2013)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, History, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Brazil, USA
Duration: 74 min.
Story: The film narrates the love between Janaina and a native warrior who, when dying, takes the form of a bird. For six centuries, the story of the couple survives through four stages in the history of Brazil: 1500, when the country was discovered by the ...
Style: touching, captivating, exciting, serious
Plot: heroes, immortality, love, escapades, supernatural, adventure, state affairs, political unrest, true love, impossible love, life is a bitch, master warrior ...
Time: 21st century, year 1968, future
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil
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 6.5
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Outback (2005)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Brazil
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Cafundó is a 35 mm color film which blends fact with fiction in the life of João de Camargo, a former black slave (1858-1942, Sorocaba, Brazil) who, in his old age, works miracles and devotes himself to assisting others in order to attain his ...
Plot: mud, spirituality, illness, interracial marriage, priest, religious leader, bodily possession, nudity (full frontal - brief), countryside, brazilian history, male nudity, cattle ...
Time: 19th century
Place: sao paulo brazil, brazil
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Corto Maltese: Under the Sign of Capricorn (2003)
Genre: Animation
Country: France
Duration: 80 min.
TV show
Story: In 1916, laconic adventurer Corto Maltese is in Paramaribo, Surinam visiting his mystic female friend Java. He helps a young heir haunted by voodoo spirits, delivers some weapons to rebels in Brazil and hunts for treasure with Rasputin.
Plot: island, heir, military, map, stabbed with a spear, brazilian history, a vision, hitman, steamship, swashbuckler, medium, card playing ...
Time: year 1916, 1910s
Place: south america
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