Movies and TV shows set in northeast brazil

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in northeast brazil ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out captivating, humorous, realistic, light, suspense and sincere films and TV shows about / with male nudity, society, nudity (full frontal - brief), pubic hair, sex scene, life is a bitch, friendship, death, brazilian and shower plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Adventure genres shot in Brazil, France, Portugal and other countries.
northeast brazil
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northeast brazil movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as northeast brazil: Carnaval (2021), Captains of the Sands (2011), Dom (2021), Get the Goat (2021), The Given Word (1962), The Mermaid's Song (2013), Oh My God! (2007), Futuro Beach (2014), The Cannibal Club (2018), Neon Bull (2015).

List of movies set in northeast brazil

 4.0
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Carnaval (2021)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After a breakup, an influencer takes her friends on a free trip to Bahia's vibrant Carnival, where she learns life's not just about social media likes.
Style: captivating, light, feel good, humorous, entertaining ...
Plot: carnival, group of friends, friend, travel, vacation, carnival ride, friends, party, escapades, friendship, humour, girlfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Place: northeast 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.
Style: psychological, contemplative, unusual plot structure, light
Plot: street urchin, homeless teenager, burglar, orphan, poverty, homelessness, teenage boy, brazilian, female director, imprisonment, abandoned baby, street kid ...
Time: 50s, 1950s
Place: brazil, northeast brazil
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 7.3
 2K
Dom (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A father who never stopped fighting against drugs. A son who never stopped using them. Two sides of the same coin. Victor is a cop who has fought all his life to curb cocaine trafficking. His son is a drug addict who has become one of the most ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, tense, suspense, disturbing
Plot: sex, war on drugs, father son relationship, drug traffic, drugs, cocaine, father son conflict, father son estrangement, relationship problems, estranged father, criminal, family problems ...
Time: 70s, 90s
Place: rio de janeiro, northeast brazil
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 6.2
 2K
Get the Goat (2021)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Country: Brazil
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Bruceuilis, a policeman from the countryside, is assigned to rescue Celestina, a goat considered heritage of his small city, and travels to São Paulo. There, he meets police clerk Trindade, who decides to venture out into the field, even though it ...
Style: humorous, funny, feel good, light, captivating ...
Plot: crime investigation, police investigation, buddy cop, criminal, goat, police detective, police officer, teamwork, investigation, fighting crime, escapades, silly humor ...
Place: northeast brazil
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The Given Word (1962)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Zé is a very poor man from the Brazilian countryside. His most prized possession is his donkey. When his donkey falls terminally ill, Zé makes a promise to Saint Bárbara: If his donkey recovers, he will carry a cross - like Jesus - all the way ...
Style: sincere, emotional, bleak, realistic, serious
Plot: church, heroes, obsessive quest, manipulations, once promising, manipulation, society, escapades, life is a bitch, tragic hero, religions or cults, wounded animal ...
Time: 20th century, 60s
Place: brazil, latin america, northeast brazil
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The Mermaid's Song (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: The mystery surrounding the murder of a seductive and ambitious axé performer during one of her concerts.
Style: surprise ending, suspense, captivating, psychological, suspenseful ...
Plot: singer, bisexual woman, murder investigation, nudity (full frontal - brief), mystery killer, lesbian romance, uncover truth, investigation, murder mystery, partners, police investigation, mystery ...
Time: 21st century
Place: brazil, northeast brazil
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 6.3
 2K
Oh My God! (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Musical
Country: Brazil
Duration: 96 min.
Story: During the Carnival in the historical site of Pelourinho (Salvador, Bahia, Brazil), we follow the lives of the tenants of a falling-to-pieces tenement house who try to get by using creativity, irony, humor and music.
Style: semi serious, sincere, sentimental, realistic
Plot: social differences, urban ghetto life, optimism, life is a bitch, urban ghetto, partners, racism, friendship, latin, friends, social relations, buddies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, latin america, northeast brazil
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 6.4
 3K
Futuro Beach (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil, Germany
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Donato fails in his attempt to save a drowning man, and meets one of the man's friends. He decides to start his life over, but pieces of his past keep coming after him.
Style: realistic, psychological, sentimental, captivating, gloomy ...
Plot: gay, drowning, love and romance, travel, fall in love, immigrants, gender, society, family relations, brother brother relationship, tragedy, gay love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: germany, brazil, portugal, berlin germany, northeast brazil
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The Cannibal Club (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Brazil
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Baking in the sun with a cocktail, a splash in the pool and the occasional chunk of human flesh. The stinking-rich Gilda and Octavio have a gruesome and kooky hobby. The Cannibal Club is a delightful dark-comic blow-up of the Brazilian super-rich ...
Style: rough, suspense, bleak, humorous, neo noir
Plot: serial rapist, cannibal, secret, female rapist, violence, criminal, sadism, husband wife relationship, murder, witness, trap, disposing of a dead body ...
Place: northeast brazil
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 6.8
 3K
Neon Bull (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, Uruguay, Netherlands
Duration: 101 min.
Story: Iremar is part of a rodeo troupe that tours the Brazilian northeast. His task is to send bulls into the arena. Intensely exciting physical scenes alternate with contemplative episodes that sketch a painterly portrait of the members of the troupe. ...
Plot: female full frontal nudity, phallus, bull, bull riding, tail, hammock, mannequin, cleaning, porn magazine, rodeo, fountain, cologne ...
Place: brazil, northeast brazil
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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, escapades, life is a bitch, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: brazil, latin america, germany, europe, northeast brazil
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 7.5
 19K
Aquarius (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil, France
Duration: 146 min.
Story: 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-story building, built in the 1940s, in the upper-class, seaside Boa ...
Style: melancholic, realistic, talky, stylized, allegory ...
Plot: real estate, female protagonist, sex orgy, fighting the system, family, life is a bitch, character study, older woman younger man sex, manipulation, family drama, large penis, real estate agent ...
Time: year 1980, 2010s
Place: northeast brazil
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The Killer (2017)
Genre: Action, Western
Country: Brazil
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In lawless badlands, reclusive Cabeleira sets out to discover the fate of his gunman father and grows to be a feared assassin himself.
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, exciting, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: killer, wilderness, lone hero, tough guy, crimes, professional killer, gunfight, murderer, violence, hitman, vigilante, one man army ...
Time: 1940s
Place: brazil, northeast brazil
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 7.4
 24K
Bacurau (2019)
Genre: Adventure, Mystery, Thriller, Western
Country: Brazil, France
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Bacurau, a small town in the Brazilian sertão, mourns the loss of its matriarch, Carmelita, who lived to be 94. Days later, its inhabitants notice that their community has vanished from most maps.
Style: captivating, disturbing, sincere, serious, stylized
Plot: flying saucer, resistance, village, manhunt, life is a bitch, society, fight, adaptation, dishonesty, corruption, hopes, sex scene ...
Time: contemporary, near future
Place: brazil, northeast brazil
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 7.0
 2K
Me You Them (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A true story that comically depicts the relationship between an ordinary woman and her three husbands, who live in the same house in a poor and arid small village of the Brazilian northeast.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: love triangle, dishonesty, love affair, destiny, couples, fall in love, adultery, runaway, bittersweet, romance, love and romance, social relations ...
Time: 90s
Place: brazil, latin america, northeast brazil
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Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands (1976)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 110 min.
Story: In a small city of Brazil, Flor (a very good looking woman) marries Vadinho, a very handsome and erotic man. Once married she finds he is a good-for-nothing. She works teaching cooking to her neighbours but he takes all her money to gamble. One day ...
Style: semi serious, erotic, sexy, humorous, sexual
Audience: date night
Plot: ghost, gambling, cooking and food, small town, love triangle, world, sexual relations, afterlife, death in the family, couple relations, supernatural romance, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Place: brazil, latin america, northeast brazil
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 8.7
 13K
A Dog's Will (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Western
Country: Brazil
Duration: 104 min.
Story: 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 Christ, the Devil and the Virgin Mary, before they are ...
Style: talky, semi serious, humorous, exciting, light ...
Plot: virgin mary, unfulfilled love, social differences, hopes, adventure, clergy, race against time, social relations, rich and poor, righting the wronged, district attorney, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 30s, 1930s
Place: brazil, latin america, northeast brazil
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