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 serious, realistic, touching, captivating, emotional and feel good films and TV shows about / with brazilian, gun, society, crimes, family relations, male nudity, death, life is a bitch, friendship and romance plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in Brazil, Germany, USA and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as brazilian: Samba in Mettmann (2004), My Mom is a Character 2 (2016), S.O.S.: Women to the Sea (2014), Lisbela and the Prisoner (2003), Internet - The Movie (2017), A Wolf at the Door (2013), Brazilian Western (2013), Boy & the World (2013), The Second Mother (2015), Villa-Lobos: A Life of Passion (2000).

List of brazilian movies

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: brazilian, grandfather, wedding, transsexuality, small town, trio, living room, family relations, fiancee, laundry, deaf
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My Mom is a Character 2 (2016)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 96 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, not serious, feel good, realistic, light ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: brazilian, mother, kids and family, family life, parent child relationship, parents and children, large family, grandmother granddaughter relationship, family relations, sisters, family problems, sister sister relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: south america, brazil
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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, scenic, humorous, romantic
Plot: romance, brazilian, adventure, friendship, break-up, breakup, sea voyage, cruise, pursuit, disorder, vengeance, lesbian kiss
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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, realistic, touching, emotional ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: cuckold, romance, hitman, couples, love and romance, fall in love, danger, cons and scams, brazilian, small town, crimes, infidelity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america
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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: light, feel good, sincere, entertaining, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: brazilian, internet, convention, celebrity, glory, society, friends, congress, youth, hotel
Time: contemporary
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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, realistic, serious, tense, captivating ...
Plot: missing child, infidelity, kidnapping, family problems, couples, crimes, human nature, destructive relationship, dishonesty, brazilian, mistress, unfulfillment ...
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: rough, tense, realistic, serious, emotional
Plot: drug dealing, love and romance, love affair, fall in love, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, crime, romance, on the run, life is a bitch, crimes, brazilian ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: brazil
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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: touching, stylized, atmospheric, surreal, serious
Plot: obsessive quest, imaginary, self discovery, globalization, youth, escapades, brazilian, surrealism, little boy, travel, adventure, missing person ...
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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: touching, disturbing, emotional, melancholic, twists and turns ...
Plot: class differences, family relations, nanny, housekeeper, family problems, mother daughter relationship, parent child relationship, female protagonist, family drama, brazilian, architecture, loneliness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: brazil, latin america, south america, sao paulo brazil, rio de janeiro ...
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Villa-Lobos: A Life of Passion (2000)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Brazil
Duration: 132 min.
Story: The film tells the story of an intuitive, adventurous man who loved his country and being Brazilian. This man fought to be loyal to himself. His music is a transparent portrait of his genius, intuition, freedom, adventure and passion for Brazil.
Plot: musician, brazilian, composer, fictional biography, virginity, cellist, saxophonist, time, childhood, passion, nudity (full frontal - brief), flashback ...
Time: 1890s, 1950s, 1940s, 1900s, 50s
Place: rio de janeiro, paris france, brazil, new york
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Four Days in September (1997)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Brazil, USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Fernando, a journalist, and his friend César join terrorist group MR8 in order to fight Brazilian dictatorial regime during the late sixties. Cesare, however, is wounded and captured during a bank hold up. Fernando then decides to kidnap the ...
Style: talky, realistic, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Plot: politics, kidnapping, terrorism, heroes, brazilian, revolutionary, terrorist, freedom, media, hostages, crimes, danger ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, year 1968, year 1969, year 1967 ...
Place: brazil, portugal, lisbon portugal, sao paulo brazil, rio de janeiro ...
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The City of Lost Souls (2000)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Japan
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Brazilian-Japanese gangster Mario rescues his Chinese girlfriend Kei as she's about to be deported from Japan. Desperate to escape, he hides in Tokyo's booming Japanese-Portuguese community and seeks passage from the country from a Russian ...
Style: exciting, rough, suspenseful, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: gangsters, gang, love triangle, lovers on the run, criminal's revenge, master criminal, rivalry, crimes, chase, drug dealing, crime, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: japan, asia, tokyo, brazil
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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: touching, emotional, realistic, gloomy, captivating ...
Plot: age difference, teacher, letter, retired, on the road, realism, brazilian, alcoholic, long lost relative, friendship, poverty, self discovery ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: rio de janeiro, brazil, latin america
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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: romantic, colourful, captivating, sincere, feel good ...
Audience: teens, family outing, teen drama
Plot: music, radio dj, cinderella story, sister sister relationship, party, princess, divorce, dancing, happy ending, love, prince, family relations ...
Time: contemporary
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We're So Young (2013)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Brazil
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The young Renato Russo has no time to lose: dreams of being a rock star. But it's still early. He needs to study, teach English, reassure parents, enjoy the class, heal pain of love and especially who pack touch your band. Abortion Electric to ...
Plot: music, singer, friendship, punk band, coming out, band, brazilian, guitarist, friend, teacher, kiss, listening to music ...
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 6.5
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Air Bridge (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Bruno and Amanda have to face the difficulties of a long distance relationship after meeting in a flight forced into an emergency landing.
Plot: brazilian, romance, female director, hospital, long distance relationship, death of father, female nudity, sex scene
Place: rio de janeiro
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 5.0
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Boys in Brazil (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Two teenagers decide to attend attend São Paulo's annual Gay Pride Parade, encouraged by one of their uncles, a successful - although closeted - business executive. After witnessing an incident of shocking violence at the parade, the group ...
Style: homoerotic
Plot: brazilian, gay pride, homoeroticism, gay, erotica, shower, taking a shower, male nudity, voyeur, male in shower, voyeurism, taking a bath ...
Place: sao paulo brazil, brazil
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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.
Plot: brazilian, female director, boy, orphan, infection, death, homelessness, teenage boy, gang, outcast, street kid, imprisonment ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: northeast brazil, 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 ...
Plot: brazilian, luxury, bad luck, lottery, money, luck, fortune, bankrupt
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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: religions or cults, mystery, society, charity, spiritualism, faith, religion, medium, clergy, writer's life, supernatural, superhuman powers ...
Time: 20th century, 1920s, 60s, 70s, 20s ...
Place: brazil
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Elite Squad: The Enemy Within (2010)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 115 min.
Story: After a bloody invasion of the BOPE in the High-Security Penitentiary Bangu 1 in Rio de Janeiro to control a rebellion of interns, the Lieutenant-Colonel Roberto Nascimento and the second in command Captain André Matias are accused by the Human ...
Style: tense, realistic, suspenseful, serious, captivating ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: corruption, reformatory, politics, political corruption, fighting the system, police corruption, torture, jail, organized crime, penitentiary, criminal, crimes ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, latin america, south america
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From Beginning to End (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 94 min.
Story: 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.
Style: serious, sincere, captivating, psychological, sexy ...
Plot: gay, forbidden love, gays and lesbians, romance, lovers apart, adolescence vs adulthood, incest, family problems, passionate interest, youth, parents and children, dysfunctional family ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, argentina, latin america, russia
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Once Upon a Time in Rio (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Situated just above the awe-inspiring Ipanema beach in Rio is the Cantagalo slum. Every day, floods of Cantagalo residents make their way down the mountain, only to disappear into their surroundings as part of the invisible working-class that cleans ...
Style: touching, realistic, serious, emotional, sentimental ...
Plot: love, forbidden love, parents and children, social differences, romance, love and romance, couples, family relations, rich and poor, fall in love, life is a bitch, gun ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: latin america, brazil, rio de janeiro
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So Normal 2: The Craziest Night Ever (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 75 min.
Story: After thirteen years of engagement, the boring sex life of Rui and Vani is limited to one intercourse every other week. They decide to seek excitement with a threesome and they decide to invite Vani's cousin Silvinha to participate late night, ...
Plot: party, hospital, brazilian, house party, menage a trois, bathtub, karaoke
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At Midnight I'll Take Your Soul (1964)
Genre: Horror
Country: Brazil
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Coffin Joe terrorizes a small peasant community in his search for the perfect woman to bear him a child.
Style: rough, suspenseful, bleak, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, mortician, escapades, zombie, mentally unstable, crimes, rivalry, supernatural ability, life is a bitch, supernatural, deadly, psychopath ...
Time: 60s
Place: brazil, latin america
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The Year My Parents Went on Vacation (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A boy is left alone in a Jewish neighborhood in the year of 1970, where both world cup and dictatorship happen in Brazil.
Style: emotional, sentimental, serious, realistic, touching
Plot: politics, political unrest, dictatorship, life is a bitch, working class, family relations, friendship, parents and children, eccentric family, down on your luck, understanding, football ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, year 1970
Place: brazil, latin america, sao paulo brazil
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The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama
Country: Argentina, USA, Chile, Peru, Brazil, UK, Germany, France
Duration: 126 min.
Story: "The Motorcycle Diaries" is based on the journals of Che Guevara, leader of the Cuban Revolution. In his memoirs, Guevara recounts adventures he, and best friend Alberto Granado, had while crossing South America by motorcycle in the early ...
Style: touching, sentimental, captivating, road movie, realistic ...
Plot: self discovery, motorcycle, poverty, journey, on the road, friendship, injustice, freedom, following a dream, introspection, young man, society ...
Time: 20th century, 50s, 60s, year 1952, 1950s ...
Place: latin america, argentina, venezuela, colombia, chile ...
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Black God, White Devil (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Crime, Drama, Western
Country: Brazil
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Set in the drought-plagued Brazilian badlands of the 1940s, Black God, White Devil explores the climate of superstition, physical and spiritual terrorism, and fear that gripped the country. The central characters, Manuel and Rosa, are on the run, ...
Style: serious, realistic, surreal, suspenseful, offbeat ...
Plot: nihilism, graphic violence, on the road, crime, crimes, unlikely criminals, opposites attract, state affairs, politics, society, adventure, rivalry ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: brazil, latin america
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 6.5
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Veronica (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A teacher takes a student to his house in the slum, but on arrival discovered that drug traffickers killed his parents and now are at your demand.
Plot: brazilian, corrupt cop, police, car, orphan, female protagonist, slum, informant, violence, drugs, murder, organized crime ...
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro
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Cinema, Aspirins and Vultures (2005)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 99 min.
Story: 1942, in the middle of Northeastern Brazil, two very different men meet along the road: Johan, an aspirin salesman avoiding the German draft, and Ranulpho, a rural Brazilian seeking escape from the drought.
Style: serious, emotional, sincere, touching, realistic
Plot: on the road, starting over, adventure, friendship, wartime life, society, human nature, political unrest, totalitarianism, life is a bitch, escapades, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: brazil, latin america, germany, europe, northeast brazil
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