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Maldivas (2022)

Maldivas (2022)

Maldivas (2022)
IMDb: 5.7
30 min

Liz, a girl from Goiás moves to a capital in Rio de Janeiro to re-encounter her mother, who ends up dying in a mysterious fire. Trying to escape investigator Denilson,...

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Genre: Comedy, Drama
Elize Matsunaga: Once Upon a Crime (2021)

Elize Matsunaga: Once Upon a Crime (2021)

Elize Matsunaga: Once Upon a Crime (2021)
IMDb: 5.9
50 min

The crime shocked Brazil: Elize Matsunaga shot and dismembered her rich husband. Featuring her first interview, this docuseries dives deep into the case.

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7 Prisoners (2021)

7 Prisoners (2021)

7 Prisoners (2021)
IMDb: 7.2
93 min

An impoverished teen seeking to escape the clutches of a human trafficker must weigh living up to his moral code against his struggle to survive.

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Genre: Crime, Drama
The Boy Who Killed My Parents (2021)

The Boy Who Killed My Parents (2021)

The Boy Who Killed My Parents (2021)
IMDb: 6.2
88 min

Based on one of the most shocking and gruesome murder cases in Brazil, the film presents de Suzane von Richthofen’s point of view of the events that led to the...

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Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
The Girl Who Killed Her Parents (2021)

The Girl Who Killed Her Parents (2021)

The Girl Who Killed Her Parents (2021)
IMDb: 6.1
85 min

Based on one of the most shocking and gruesome murder cases in Brazil, the film presents Daniel Cravinhos’s point of view of the events that led to the death of...

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Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
DOM (2021)

DOM (2021)

DOM (2021)
IMDb: 7.3
60 min

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...

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Genre: Crime, Drama
Beckett (2021)

Beckett (2021)

Beckett (2021)
IMDb: 5.6
109 min

Whilst vacationing in Greece, Beckett, becomes the target of a manhunt after a devastating car accident forces him to run for his life across the country to clear his name...

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Just Another Christmas (2020)

Just Another Christmas (2020)

Just Another Christmas (2020)
IMDb: 6.7
101 min

After taking a very nasty fall on Christmas Eve, grinchy Jorge blacks out and wakes up one year later, with no memory of the year that has passed. He soon...

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Genre: Comedy, Family
Kardec (2019)

Kardec (2019)

Kardec (2019)
IMDb: 6.1
110 min

The story of Allan Kardec, from his days as an educator to his contribution to the spiritist codification.

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Genre: Drama, History
Divine Love (2019)

Divine Love (2019)

Divine Love (2019)
IMDb: 6.2
100 min

In 2027 Brazil, civil servant Joana mainly deals with divorce cases. As a member of a branch of evangelical Christians known as the Divino Amor group, she uses her position...

The Traitor (2019)

The Traitor (2019)

The Traitor (2019)
IMDb: 7.1
151 min

Palermo, Sicily, 1980. Mafia member Tommaso Buscetta decides to move to Brazil with his family fleeing the constant war between the different clans of the criminal organization. But when, after...

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Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Abe (2020)

Abe (2020)

Abe (2020)
IMDb: 6.2
85 min

The Israeli-Jewish side of his family calls him Avram. The Palestinian-Muslim side Ibrahim. His first-generation American agnostic lawyer parents call him Abraham. But the 12-year-old kid from Brooklyn who loves...

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Genre: Comedy, Drama
The First Temptation of Christ (2019)

The First Temptation of Christ (2019)

The First Temptation of Christ (2019)
IMDb: 4.6
46 min

Jesus, who’s hitting the big 3-0, brings a surprise guest to meet the family. A Christmas special so wrong it must be from comedians Porta dos Fundos.

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Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Cousins (2019)

Cousins (2019)

Cousins (2019)
IMDb: 6.2
83 min

Lucas is a young man who lives with his religious aunt Lourdes in a quiet country town. He helps his aunt by holding religious meetings with the ladies of the...

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Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Ghost Killers vs. Bloody Mary (2018)

Ghost Killers vs. Bloody Mary (2018)

Ghost Killers vs. Bloody Mary (2018)
IMDb: 5.5
103 min

A group of three youtubers who call themselves experts in supernatural beings decide to win public recognition once and for all. For this they plot a plan to capture a...

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Genre: Comedy, Horror
The Nightshifter (2019)

The Nightshifter (2019)

The Nightshifter (2019)
IMDb: 6.2
110 min

Stênio, the nightshifter of a morgue, has the ability to communicate with the cadavers that are brought to him every night.

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The Cleaners (2018)

The Cleaners (2018)

The Cleaners (2018)
IMDb: 7.2
85 min

A deep dive into the hidden industry of digital cleaning, which rids the Internet of unwanted violence, porn and political content.

Genre: Documentary
The Trial (2018)

The Trial (2018)

The Trial (2018)
IMDb: 7.2
137 min

The impeachment and removal from office of Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff in 2016 was triggered by a corruption scandal involving, among others, her then vice-president Michel Temer. Director Maria Augusta...

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Genre: Documentary
Gabriel and the Mountain (2017)

Gabriel and the Mountain (2017)

Gabriel and the Mountain (2017)
IMDb: 7.0
127 min

Before entering a prestigious American university, Gabriel Buchmann decides to travel the world for one year. After ten months on the road with his backpack full of dreams, immersed at...

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Genre: Drama
Good Manners (2017)

Good Manners (2017)

Good Manners (2017)
IMDb: 6.8
136 min

Clara, a lonely nurse from the outskirts of São Paulo, is hired by mysterious and wealthy Ana as the nanny for her unborn child. The two women develop a strong...

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Genre: Fantasy, Horror, Music
Aquarius (2016)

Aquarius (2016)

Aquarius (2016)
IMDb: 7.5
147 min

Clara, a vibrant former music critic and widow with flowing tresses is the only remaining apartment owner in a beautiful older building targeted for demolition by ruthless luxury high-rise developers....

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Genre: Drama
The Ornithologist (2016)

The Ornithologist (2016)

The Ornithologist (2016)
IMDb: 6.3
118 min

Stranded along a sublime river fjord in northern Portugal, an ornithologist is subjected to a series of brutal and erotic Stations-of-the-Cross-style tests.

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Genre: Adventure, Drama
Sintonia (2019)

Sintonia (2019)

Sintonia (2019)
IMDb: 6.8
44 min

Told through three different characters’ perspectives, the story of Sintonia explores the interconnection of the music, drug traffic, and religion in São Paulo. In the quest to be somebody, many...

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Genre: Crime, Drama
Killer Ratings (2019)

Killer Ratings (2019)

Killer Ratings (2019)
IMDb: 7.7
50 min

Brazilian TV personality and politician Wallace Souza faces accusations of masterminding the violent crimes he reported on and rallied against.

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Afflicted (2018)

Afflicted (2018)

Afflicted (2018)
IMDb: 5.0
45 min

Baffling symptoms. Controversial diagnoses. Costly treatments. Seven people with chronic illnesses search for answers — and relief.

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The Salt of the Earth (2014)

The Salt of the Earth (2014)

The Salt of the Earth (2014)
IMDb: 8.5
109 min

During the last forty years, the photographer Sebastião Salgado has been travelling through the continents, in the footsteps of an ever-changing humanity. He has witnessed the major events of our...

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Genre: Documentary
Jauja (2014)

Jauja (2014)

Jauja (2014)
IMDb: 6.4
108 min

A father and daughter journey from Denmark to an unknown desert that exists in a realm beyond the confines of civilization.

Genre: Drama, Western
Rio, I Love You (2014)

Rio, I Love You (2014)

Rio, I Love You (2014)
IMDb: 5.2
110 min

The third episode of the Cities of Love franchise, Rio, I Love You is an anthology, created by 10 visionary directors from across the globe. The story line of each...

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Genre: Drama, Romance
Reaching for the Moon (2013)

Reaching for the Moon (2013)

Reaching for the Moon (2013)
IMDb: 7.0
118 min

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...

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Genre: Drama, Romance
Neighboring Sounds (2012)

Neighboring Sounds (2012)

Neighboring Sounds (2012)
IMDb: 7.2
131 min

Life in a middle-class neighbourhood in present day Recife, Brazil, takes an unexpected turn after the arrival of an independent private security firm. The presence of these men brings a...

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Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Tabu (2012)

Tabu (2012)

Tabu (2012)
IMDb: 7.4
120 min

Lisbon, Portugal, 2010. Pilar, a pious woman devoted to social causes, maintains a peculiar relationship with her neighbor Aurora, a temperamental old woman obsessed with gambling who lives tormented by...

Genre: Drama, Romance
Artificial Paradises (2012)

Artificial Paradises (2012)

Artificial Paradises (2012)
IMDb: 6.4
99 min

Artificial Paradises tells the story of Nando and Erika, two young people in their twenties who meet several times without noticing. It tells the story of the subculture of electronic...

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Genre: Drama
Confessions of a Brazilian Call Girl (2011)

Confessions of a Brazilian Call Girl (2011)

Confessions of a Brazilian Call Girl (2011)
IMDb: 6.1
109 min

Rachel is a girl, adopted by an upper middle class family, who rebelled at 17 and left her family and studies at a traditional college in Sao Paulo to become...

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Genre: Drama
The Strange Case of Angelica (2010)

The Strange Case of Angelica (2010)

The Strange Case of Angelica (2010)
IMDb: 6.3
97 min

A magical tale about a young photographer who falls madly in love with a woman he can never have, except in his dreams. Late one night, Isaac is summoned by...

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Genre: Drama
From Beginning to End (2009)

From Beginning to End (2009)

From Beginning to End (2009)
IMDb: 6.6
105 min

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...

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Genre: Drama, Romance
Last Stop 174 (2008)

Last Stop 174 (2008)

Last Stop 174 (2008)
IMDb: 7.1
108 min

Sandro was a boy who loved to sing rap, to kiss, to stare the statue of Christ the Redeemer and dreamed to go visit Copacabana. Growing up on streets, the...

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Genre: Crime, Drama
My Name Ain’t Johnny (2008)

My Name Ain’t Johnny (2008)

My Name Ain’t Johnny (2008)
IMDb: 7.2
124 min

The true story of João Guilherme Estrella (“Johnny”), a young middle-class bon vivant who became a big-time cocaine dealer in Rio de Janeiro in the early 1990s.

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Genre: Crime, Drama
City of Men (2007)

City of Men (2007)

City of Men (2007)
IMDb: 7.2
106 min

Best buddies Acerola and Laranjinha, about to turn 18, discover things about their missing fathers’ pasts which will shatter their solid friendship, in the middle of a war between rival...

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Genre: Drama
The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)

The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)

The Motorcycle Diaries (2004)
IMDb: 7.8
126 min

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...

Genre: Drama
Fear X (2003)

Fear X (2003)

Fear X (2003)
IMDb: 6.0
91 min

When his wife is killed in a seemingly random incident Harry, prompted by mysterious visions, journeys to discover the true circumstances surrounding her murder.

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