Brazilian movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant brazilian movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out captivating, feel good, humorous, light, touching and realistic films and TV shows about / with brazilian, family relations, romance, youth, crimes, murder, gay, death, love and romance and life is a bitch plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Crime genres shot in Brazil, Argentina, Portugal and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as brazilian: A Wolf at the Door (2013), Brazilian Western (2013), The Second Mother (2015), Kill Me Please (2015), S.O.S.: Women to the Sea (2014), My Mom is a Character 2 (2016), All the Women in the World (2020), The Fifth of Hell (2002), Till Luck Do Us: Part 3 (2015), Berenice Seeks (2017).

List of brazilian movies

Stronger Than The World: The Story of José Aldo (2016)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: Brazil
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The Story of longtime UFC Featherweight champion and the struggles facing him on the road to the top.
Style: inspirational, touching, exciting, uplifting, heartbreaking
Plot: rags to riches, athlete's life, rise and fall, ambition, follow your dream, contests and competitions, rivalry, determination, family relations, life changing experience, self esteem, sport ...
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A Wolf at the Door (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Based on real events, and set in Rio de Janeiro, A Wolf at the Door is the nerve-rattling tale of a kidnapped child and the terror of the parents left behind. When Sylvia discovers her six-year-old daughter has been picked up at school by an unknown ...
Style: atmospheric, tense, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: missing child, infidelity, brazilian, mistress, kidnapping, family problems, couples, human nature, crimes, destructive relationship, dishonesty, true crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america, rio de janeiro
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Brazilian Western (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Western
Country: Brazil
Duration: 108 min.
Story: An adaptation of the eponymous song by Renato Russo, a famous Brazilian singer and composer who in the style of Bob Dylan knew how to delight crowds by telling stories and singing with his lyrics. Focusing on the love story of outlaw João do Santo ...
Style: tense, realistic, rough, serious, emotional ...
Plot: brazilian, forbidden love, love affair, fall in love, love and romance, drug dealing, on the run, criminal's revenge, life is a bitch, crimes, romance, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: brazil
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The Second Mother (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 112 min.
Story: After leaving her daughter Jessica in a small town in Pernambuco to be raised by relatives, Val spends the next 13 years working as a nanny to Fabinho in São Paulo. She has financial stability but has to live with the guilt of having not raised ...
Style: disturbing, emotional, melancholic, touching, gloomy ...
Plot: class differences, depression, honest, loneliness, family relations, character study, nanny, family problems, parent child relationship, brazilian, twists and turns, female protagonist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, tokyo, australia, sao paulo brazil ...
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Kill Me Please (2015)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Brazil, Argentina, Portugal
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Barra da Tijuca, West Side Zone of Rio de Janeiro. A wave of murderers plague the area. What starts off as a morbid curiosity for the local youth slowly begins to spoil away at their lives. Among them is Bia, a fifteen year old girl. After an ...
Style: surreal, suspenseful, suspense, captivating, tense ...
Plot: teenage girl, youth, murder, brazilian, escapades, reincarnation, life is a bitch, serial killer, lesbian, sport team, teenager, wasteland ...
Time: 21st century
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro
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S.O.S.: Women to the Sea (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Recently divorced Adriana tries to get revenge on the woman who took her husband away from her by going on a European cruze along with them.
Style: light, funny, humorous, scenic, romantic
Plot: romance, breakup, sea voyage, friendship, adventure, chase, cruise, brazilian, disorder, vengeance, lesbian kiss, female female kiss
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My Mom is a Character 2 (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Dona Hermínia is back, but now rich and famous since she is the host of her own successful TV show. However, the overprotective character will have to deal with her children's departures, as Marcelina and Juliano decide to move out. In ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, funny, realistic ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: large family, brazilian, mother, parents and children, kids and family, family life, parent child relationship, family relations, grandmother granddaughter relationship, family gatherings, adolescence vs adulthood, humour ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: south america, brazil
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All the Women in the World (2020)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
TV show
Story: In this contemporary romantic comedy about love in all its forms, All the Women in the World tells the story of Paulo, a bohemian dreamer that lives his relationships intensively, falling deeply for all the women he meets. Never able to forget Maria ...
Style: romantic, emotional, talky, humorous, psychological ...
Plot: cheating wife, poet, sex scene, love, infidelity, fall in love, obsession, cheating girlfriend, friendship, cheating fiancee, love and romance, young lovers ...
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil
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The Fifth of Hell (2002)
Genre: Comedy, History
Country: Brazil
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: O Quinto dos Infernos was a 2002 mini Brazilian historical comedy television series. It was written by Carlos Lombardi, and directed by Wolf Maya and 48 episodes were produced. The protagonist was Marcos Pasquim.
Style: parody, erotic, semi serious, captivating, humorous ...
Plot: erotica, seductress, brazilian, satire, seduction, male female relationship, seductive woman, relationships, female nudity, sex, attempted seduction, woman undressing for a man
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Till Luck Do Us: Part 3 (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 106 min.
Story: After waking from a coma, Tino learns his future in-laws have given him a high-powered financial job, for which he is woefully unqualified.
Style: entertaining, feel good, semi serious, satirical, captivating
Plot: family, lifestyle change, changing lives, money falling through the air, husband wife relationship, family relations, money, family life, satire, brazilian, son
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Berenice Seeks (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Country: Brazil
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Berenice is a dedicated female taxi driver in Rio de Janeiro. She is consumed by her job and the little free time she has needs to be divided between raising her son Thiago, a teenager exploring his sexuality, and her troubled relationship with her ...
Style: tense, disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, suspense ...
Plot: murder, infidelity, stripper, taxi driver, husband wife relationship, strip club, cheating wife, murder investigation, police investigation, partners, track down, law enforcement ...
Time: 21st century
Place: brazil
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 4.6
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I Go Crazy (2017)
Genre: Biography, Comedy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 92 min.
Story: The biography of the Brazilian YouTuber Christian Figueiredo.
Style: captivating, semi serious, entertaining, ironic, feel good ...
Plot: adolescence, vlogger, social media, social satire, teenager, satire, teenage life, brazilian, slice of life
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Gonzaga: From Father to Son (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music, Western
Country: Brazil
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Luiz Gonzaga decides to change his destiny and leaves his childhood home for the big city to overcome a romance. When he arrives, he meets a woman he falls in love with, the Odaleia (Nanda Costa). After the birth of his son and his wife's ...
Style: captivating, sincere, entertaining
Plot: singer, father son relationship, life, rising to stardom, musician's life, price of fame, musician, longing, direction and purpose, brazilian, glory, desire for fame ...
Place: brazil, northeast brazil
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Slaughterhouse (2012)
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Five youngsters are on their way back home. They stop the car for no reason and they begin to disappear, one by one. Some of them leave a trail of blood behind. There's a sick maniac around who just wants torture them, killing them and have a ...
Style: suspense, psychotronic, bleak, slasher, scary ...
Plot: found footage, serial killer, disappearance, torture, teenager, violence, woman in danger, maniac, terror, sadistic psychopath, violent, masked killer ...
Time: 21st century
Place: brazil
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Till Luck Do Us Part 2 (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After all the trouble in the first film, Tino and Jane have more fun adventures. Still tasting bitter failure, they see a light at the end of the tunnel with uncle Olavinho’s unexpected inheritance. However, the will carries an unusual request: ...
Style: captivating, feel good, humorous, entertaining
Plot: bad luck, fortune, overnight success, mafioso, chase, money, luxury, family relations, inheritance, luck, encounter, husband wife relationship ...
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S.O.S.: Women to the Sea 2 (2015)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Afraid her husband will fall back with his ex girlfriend after they're assigned to work together, Adriana and her sister set sail to the U.S. to go after him to stop this from happening.
Style: humorous, captivating, sweet, light, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, girlfriend, love and romance, adventure, friends, destiny, brazilian, rivalry, disorder, friendship, girlfriend girlfriend relationship, love ...
Time: contemporary
Place: usa
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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: light, captivating, inspirational, entertaining
Plot: mental patient, disturbed individual, art, brazilian history, art exhibition, historical event, mental institution, painter, mental illness, brazilian, female artist, mentally unstable ...
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro
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Internet - The Movie (2017)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 97 min.
Story: In a convention of youtubers, the characters enter into various conflicts since they are all in search of fame at any price.
Style: humorous, entertaining, captivating, light, sincere ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: internet, convention, celebrity, youth, friends, brazilian, congress, society, glory, hotel
Time: contemporary
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Captains of the Sands (2011)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Brazil, Portugal
Duration: 96 min.
Story: About the life and adventures of a gang of abandoned street kids known as "Capitães da Areia" (Captains of the Sands), in Salvador, Bahia, during the 1950s.
Style: psychological, light, unusual plot structure, contemplative
Plot: homeless teenager, poverty, burglar, homelessness, orphan, teenage boy, street urchin, brazilian, infection, little boy, imprisonment, gang ...
Time: 50s
Place: brazil, northeast brazil
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Till Luck Do Us Part (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Check out the hilarious story of luck and misadventures of Tino, a family man whose life is transformed after he wins the lottery. Dazzled by wealth, this boaster spends all his money on a life of luxury and ostentation. But after finding out that ...
Style: feel good, entertaining, captivating, humorous
Plot: bad luck, bankrupt, fortune, lottery, luck, money, winning, husband wife relationship, brazilian, overnight success, family relations, pregnancy ...
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Boy & the World (2013)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family
Country: Brazil
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Suffering because of his father departure to the big city, a boy leaves his village and discovers a fantastic world dominated by bug-engines and strange beings. An unusual animation with various artistic techniques that portrays the issues of the ...
Style: surreal, atmospheric, touching, stylized, serious
Audience: kids
Plot: globalization, obsessive quest, self discovery, escapades, youth, very little dialogue, little boy, surrealism, coming of age, brazilian, travel, trippy ...
Place: brazil
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Santa Monica (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A young man is warned by his boyfriend that he is leaving. Melancholia becomes part of his life until his friends take him to parties, amid these adventures, he can finally rediscover happiness.
Style: touching, sentimental, unusual plot structure, psychological, romantic ...
Plot: lgbt, nudity (full frontal - brief), male nudity, gay interest, gay, gay couple, gay relationship, love and romance, brazilian, homosexual, couple relations, youth ...
Time: 21st century
Place: brazil
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Samba in Mettmann (2004)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Germany
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Olaf is to take care of the family's cleaner's store, while his dad is away on a fair. In the evening he runs into three Brazilian ladies thrown out of a limousine not knowing where to go. Olaf invites them to stay with him and his deaf ...
Style: humorous, light, feel good
Plot: wedding, transsexuality, grandfather, brazilian, small town, fiancee, family relations, deaf, trio, laundry, living room
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Between Us (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A group of literature-loving friends bury letters to be opened 10 years later when they will confront the dreams of their youth with what the future has held in store for them.
Style: realistic, atmospheric, serious, sincere, tense ...
Plot: haunted by the past, friendship, life turned upside down, under the surface, friends, life is a bitch, writer's life, countryside, brazilian, innocence lost, reunion
Time: 21st century, contemporary, future
Place: brazil
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Lisbela and the Prisoner (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Lisbela is a young woman who loves going to the movies. Leléu is a con man, going from town to town selling all sort of things and performing as master of ceremonies for some cheesy numbers, such as the woman who gets transformed into a gorilla. He ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, hitman, love and romance, couples, cons and scams, fall in love, small town, infidelity, crimes, brazilian, magic realism, cinema ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america
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Madame Satã (2002)
Genre: Biography, Crime, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Brazil, France
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A story inspired by the life of one of the most remarkable figures in Brazilian popular culture, João Francisco dos Santos (1900-1976). In turn, bandit, transvestite, street fighter, brothel cook, convict and father to seven adopted children, dos ...
Style: rough, emotional, serious, bleak, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: lgbt, gay, nightclub, transvestism, performer's life, ambition, crimes, social misfits, rise and fall, artists and showbiz, society, life is a bitch ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 20th century
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, china, arabia
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Central Station (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, France
Duration: 110 min.
Story: 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.
Style: feel good, realistic, touching, emotional, poignant ...
Plot: teacher, coming of age, age difference, childhood, road trip, children, youth, poverty, letter, friendship, self discovery, homeless ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: brazil, latin america, rio de janeiro
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DJ Cinderella (2019)
Genre: Family, Music, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Cintia is modern princess, she's connected, decided and loves music. This "pop" princess used to live with their parents in a huge castle with a nice view to the city. Every night she looked through the window and watch the view ...
Style: captivating, sweet, colourful, light, feel good ...
Audience: teens, family outing, teen drama
Plot: cinderella story, radio dj, happy ending, cinderella, music, love, parents separation, fall in love, romanticism, punishment, princess, castle ...
Time: contemporary
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Nina (2004)
Genre: Drama, Animation, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Psychological thriller larded with manga-like animations about the young, poor comic strip illustrator Nina, living with her mean landlady. She sinks further and further into a violent fantasy world.
Style: psychological, suspenseful, captivating, serious
Plot: loneliness, tenant, unsociability, isolation, insanity, landlord, hallucination, female protagonist, brazilian, girl, female nudity, striptease ...
Place: sao paulo brazil, brazil
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 7.5
 20K
Carandiru (2003)
Genre: Drama, Crime
Country: Brazil, Argentina, Italy
Duration: 145 min.
Story: Carandiru, a story based on real facts and on the book written by the doctor Drauzio Varella, starts when he decides to carry out an AIDS prevention program inside Latin America’s largest prison: the Casa de Detenção de São Paulo, Carandiru, ...
Style: bleak, compassionate, captivating, touching, rough ...
Plot: prison, crimes, doctor, aids, police brutality, prison life, fighting the system, prison escape, confined, life is a bitch, human nature, fighting illness ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: brazil, latin america, rio de janeiro, south america
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