Best Brazilian TV shows

This page is updated regularly. Subscribe, so you don't miss new recommendations. The list of "Best Brazilian TV shows" contains films with the following parameters. Style: captivating, realistic, serious, suspenseful, sexy and suspense. Plot: family relations, love and romance, murder, violence, love, society, rivalry, romance, couple relations and jealousy. Genre: Drama, Romance and Comedy. Country: Brazil.
Best Brazilian TV shows
Best Brazilian TV shows
TOP TV Shows: Hidden Truths (2015), The Clone (2001), Ti Ti Ti (2010), Trail of Lies (2013), Brazil Avenue (2012), India: A Love Story (2009), Omniscient (2020), Crashing Into the Future (2018), The Business (2013), Girls from Ipanema (2019), Big Family (2001), Empire (2014), Jesus (2018), The Mechanism (2018), Good Morning, Verônica (2020), Invisible City (2021), Edge of Desire (2017), Total Dreamer (2015), Nobody's Looking (2019), The Favorite (2008).

List of Best TV Shows

 8.3
 710
Hidden Truths (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: 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.
Style: sexy, captivating, exciting, thought provoking, suspenseful
Plot: older man young girl relationship, female nudity, lust, fashion, sex, sexual attraction, model, stepfather stepdaughter relationship, virginity, money, addiction, drug addiction ...
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 8.2
 3K
The Clone (2001)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Country: Brazil
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: O Clone is a Brazilian TV Series/Telenovela that ran on the Rede Globo Network from October 1, 2001 to June 15, 2002, airing 221 episodes.
Style: emotional, romantic, sentimental, philosophical, sexy
Plot: love triangle, love, marriage, cloning, forced marriage, muslim, temptation, forbidden love, loveless marriage, islam, escape, sin ...
Place: morocco, brazil
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 7.8
 135
Ti Ti Ti (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
TV show
Story: Brazilian telenovela based on the 1985 telenovela of the same name.
Style: semi serious, realistic, sexy, humorous, entertaining ...
Plot: rivalry, ambition, love and romance, uninhibited rivalry, contests and competitions, intrigue, desire for fame, blind ambition, dishonesty, hopes, fashion, couples ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: brazil, latin america
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 6.7
 699
Trail of Lies (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Family, Horror, Mystery, Romance
Country: Brazil
TV show
Story: Trail of Lies is a story of love and ambition centered on Paloma (Paolla Oliveira), who lives in conflict with her family. Secretly adopted, she learns the truth from her conniving brother Félix (Mateus Solano), who wishes to eliminate her at any ...
Style: captivating, sincere, disturbing, humorous
Plot: adoption, family relations, revenge, absent father, abandoned baby, dysfunctional family, gay father, love, gay, gay adoption, gay lead character, hiv positive ...
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Brazil Avenue (2012)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Brazil Avenue is a dynamic, lifelike, and modern telenovela that reveals how unrelenting ambition and inflicted cruelty can change a young girl’s destiny and lead her to seek revenge.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, exciting, tense ...
Plot: soccer, revenge, femme fatale, step parent, danger, rivalry, betrayal, inheritance, righting the wronged, mysterious character, hidden identity, dishonesty ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: rio de janeiro, latin america, brazil
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India: A Love Story (2009)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
TV show
Story: The daughter of a traditional, rich Indian family falls in love for a Dalit, and "untouchable" man.
Style: touching, sentimental, captivating, uplifting, romantic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick
Plot: culture clash, romance, forbidden love, couples, family problems, social differences, couple relations, love and romance, fall in love, parents and children, lovers apart, society ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: india, asia, brazil, latin america, mumbai india ...
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 6.4
 2K
Omniscient (2020)
Genre: Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Brazil
TV show
Story: In a city where citizens are monitored 24/7, a tech employee must outsmart her surveillance drone in order to investigate a murder.
Style: bleak, contemplative, futuristic, psychological, philosophical
Plot: security system, lone hero, distopia, murder, resistance, violence, criminal, fighting the system, human nature, computer hacker, murder investigation, life is a bitch ...
Time: near future
Place: sao paulo brazil
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Crashing Into the Future (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Brazil
TV show
Story: The Sabino Machado family, their slaves and entourage spend years frozen in the ocean after a shipwreck in 1886. They wake up gradually, one by one, and must learn to deal with the technology and the human idiosyncrasies of the present times. Among ...
Style: captivating, exciting, humorous, light
Audience: girls' night, family outing
Plot: social awkwardness, love and romance, couple relations, society, mystery, nothing goes right, adventure, multiple storylines, female protagonist, ocean, multiple time frames, shipwreck
Time: contemporary
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 8.1
 2K
The Business (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 51 min.
TV show
Story: Karin, Magali and Luna are three call girls, who decide to apply some marketing knowledge on the world's oldest profession.
Style: sexy, realistic, captivating, semi serious
Plot: escort, marketing, luxury, prostitute, friends, workplace, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, sex scene, branding, infidelity, prostitution, strong sexual content ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil
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Girls from Ipanema (2019)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A 1950s housewife goes to Rio de Janeiro to meet up with her husband, only to learn he's deserted her, but decides to stay and open a bossa nova club.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, realistic, serious
Plot: romance, female empowerment, misogyny, racial issues, bisexual, husband wife relationship, love and romance, death of husband, lgbt, women's rights, friendship, female friendship ...
Time: 60s, year 1960, 50s, 1960s, 1950s
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro
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 7.7
 1K
Big Family (2001)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Brazil
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A Grande Família is a Brazilian television comedy, and is one of the most watched primetime shows. The show airs on the Globo Network, and tells the story of a typical lower middle-class family living in a suburb neighborhood of Rio de ...
Style: sitcom, humorous, not serious, realistic, absurd
Plot: family relations, family life, eccentric family, parents and children, couple relations, siblings relations, couples, silly humor, dysfunctional family, brazilian
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro
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 6.6
 498
Empire (2014)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Brazil
TV show
Story: José Alfredo is a man of humble origins who has always strived to do his best and spent his life building an empire. When he is still young, he suffers from a broken heart and from then on, he begins to take advantage of the people and ...
Plot: blogger, gay couple, gay relationship, brother sister relationship, wealth, steward, gay father, transvestite, diamond, painter, father daughter relationship, butler ...
Time: 2010s
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 6.9
 142
Jesus (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Jesus is their apostles spread the peace and respect wherever they go. Performing miracles and arousing the wrath of Jewish priests until condemned to crucifixion for them.
Style: christian film, epic, touching, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: christianity, clergy, judaism, jesus, religions or cults, miraculous event, society, heroes, temptation, sin, religion, christian ...
Place: palestine
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 8.4
 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, suspense, suspenseful, propaganda film
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: corruption, society, dishonesty, investigation, rivalry, good versus evil, danger, politician, police investigation, border, businessman, propaganda ...
Time: contemporary, 2010s, 2000s
Place: brazil, sao paulo brazil, rio de janeiro
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Good Morning, Verônica (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 49 min.
TV show
Story: While hunting for a dating-site predator, an underused cop discovers a husband and wife with a horrific secret — and a web of conspiracy hiding it.
Style: suspense, captivating, tense
Plot: domestic violence, suicide, police, female protagonist, abuse, private investigation, female detective, murder mystery, family relations, witness, cold case, crime investigation ...
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Invisible City (2021)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: An underground world is inhabited by mythical creatures evolved from a deep lineage of Brazilian folklore. One detective who finds himself caught in a murder investigation that puts him in the middle of a battle between these two worlds.
Plot: folklore, fight, mythical creature, magical creature, escapades, murder investigation, showdown, paranormal investigation, supernatural power, homicide detective, creature, investigation ...
Place: rio de janeiro
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 7.8
 227
Edge of Desire (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A young man falls for a seductive, confident woman who performs as a mermaid, and actually believes to be one.
Plot: drug lord, misogynist, therapy, unfaithful husband, mermaid, police officer, family relations, transsexual, prison, river, police, businessman ...
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 7.4
 298
Total Dreamer (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
TV show
Story: Eliza lived in the interior of Rio de Janeiro with her family, but after getting involved in a mess with her stepfather, she fled to the capital and started to live on the streets of the city. Despite her careless appearance, she draws attention for ...
Style: uplifting, touching, feel good, sweet, captivating
Plot: opposites attract, bet, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, low self esteem, talent, love and romance, popularity, change of heart, aspiring singer, fall in love, model, stereotypes ...
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Nobody's Looking (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Brazil
TV show
Story: A new guardian "angelus" uncovers a secret behind the Angelus System's bureaucracy that leads him to break its official rules about protecting humans.
Plot: wings, hamster, vegan, existentialism, red hair, invisible, redhead, kiss, drugs, office, existential crisis, threesome ...
Place: brazil
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 7.8
 610
The Favorite (2008)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Brazil
TV show
Story: A Favorita is a telenovela, first broadcast in Brazil at Rede Globo from June 2, 2008 to January 17, 2009. A Favorita storylines examine two friends, Donatela and Flora, who became rivals. One of them committed a crime and is lying, so there are ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: revenge, whodunit, injustice, rivalry, prison, insanity, serial killer, ex convict, femme fatale, female serial killer, homosexuality, vengeance ...
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 8.3
 3K
City of Men (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: City of Men is a Brazilian television programme created by Kátia Lund and Fernando Meirelles, the directors of the film City of God. The series was watched by 35 million viewers in Brazil and was released internationally on DVD shortly after the ...
Style: stylized, rough, atmospheric, serious, captivating ...
Plot: kids in trouble, friendship, street gang, social decay, juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, social problems, struggle, street kid, crime, youth, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: brazil, rio de janeiro, latin america, sao paulo brazil
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 6.9
 371
Pages of Life (2006)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Páginas da Vida is a Brazilian telenovela that was produced and aired by TV Globo from July 10, 2006 to March 2, 2007, totaling 203 chapters. The plot featured Regina Duarte as the protagonist, Lília Cabral as the antagonist, and Fernanda ...
Style: captivating, sincere, romantic
Plot: illness, motherhood, family problems, love and romance, family relations, relationship problems, romantic relationship, twins separated at birth, parents and children, relationships, family secret, foster child ...
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 7.6
 1K
Brotherhood (2019)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: An honest lawyer reaches a moral crossroads after the cops force her to inform on her incarcerated brother, the leader of a rising criminal faction.
Style: captivating, entertaining
Plot: prison gang, prison, organized crime, prison life, kidnapping, escape, violence, police corruption, gunfight, gang, criminal, family relations ...
Time: year 1994, 90s, 1990s
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A Life Worth Living (2019)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 41 min.
TV show
Story: A dreamy seamstress and mother of three's life is turned upside down when she's wrongly diagnosed with a terminal disease along with an actually terminally ill wealthy book publisher.
Style: captivating, uplifting, humorous, romantic
Plot: life, male female relationship, relationships, meaning of life, changing lives, romantic relationship, lifestyle, lifestyle change, romance, terminal illness, friendship, romantic friendship ...
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The Life We Lead (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
TV show
Story: Ana is a promising tennis player with a collection of titles and trophies to flaunt. She finds out she is pregnant by her loving boyfriend Rodrigo. Her controlling mother, Eva, forces her to break up with Rodrigo and compels her to stay out of town ...
Style: captivating
Plot: family relations, mother daughter relationship, love triangle, sister sister relationship, relationships, family life, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, romantic triangle, male female relationship, love affair, love story, romantic friendship ...
Is relevant ?
 6.4
 669
Kissing Game (2020)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Brazil
TV show
Story: At a high school in a rural, isolated ranching community, families panic when teens contract a mysterious "kissing disease" that quickly spreads.
Style: captivating, psychological, tense, sexy, suspenseful ...
Plot: disease, epidemic, teenager, panic, countryside, father son relationship, mother daughter relationship, drugs, gay slur, lgbt, virus, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: brazil
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Lady Revolution (2016)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, History
Country: Brazil
Duration: 35 min.
TV show
Story: "Liberdade Liberdade" focus on Brazil during the 18th and 19th century, specially after the "Inconfidência Mineira". The main character is Joaquina da Silva Xavier (Andréia Horta), daughter of Joaquim José da Silva Xavier, o ...
Plot: female nudity, blood, love, death, murder, violence, family relations
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 6.4
 172
Passione (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Brazil
TV show
Story: The rough efforts of an ambitious young woman of poor origin, a she enters the life of an Italian man, son of a wealthy Brazilian family.
Style: twists and turns, suspense, serious, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: ambition, sister sister relationship, betrayal, revenge, murder, wealth, business, female antagonist, anti hero, polygamy, cycling, child abuse ...
Place: italy
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The King of the Cattle (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Brazil
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: O Rei do Gado is a Brazilian telenovela that was produced and displayed by Rede Globo, 17 June 1996 to February 15, 1997, totaling 209 chapters and 130 in the original version of the SIC in Portugal.
Plot: cattle, star crossed lovers, love triangle, rivalry, land dispute, world war two, ambush, activism, ambition, murder, domestic violence, politician ...
Place: italy
Is relevant ?
 8.3
 344
Xica da Silva (1996)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Brazil
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: In the Colonial Brazil, a smart, sassy and sensual slave rises to become a queen as an important contractor falls for her, all for the anger of a woman obsessed with him.
Plot: obsession, priest, female nudity, execution, satanism, witch, promiscuity, vampire, murder, slavery, mass hysteria, soap ...
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