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1. The Secret Garden (1993)

G | 101 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

74 Metascore

A young, recently-orphaned girl is sent to England after living in India all of her life. Once there, she begins to explore her new, seemingly-isolated surroundings, and its secrets.

Director: Agnieszka Holland | Stars: Kate Maberly, Maggie Smith, Heydon Prowse, Andrew Knott

Votes: 38,504 | Gross: $31.18M

2. Little Women (1994)

PG | 115 min | Drama, Family, Romance

87 Metascore

The March sisters live and grow in post-Civil War America.

Director: Gillian Armstrong | Stars: Susan Sarandon, Winona Ryder, Kirsten Dunst, Claire Danes

Votes: 54,092 | Gross: $50.08M

3. Macunaima (1969)

Not Rated | 95 min | Fantasy, Comedy

Our story begins with Macunaima's miraculous birth to an old woman in a tiny jungle settlement. Born full grown, he discovers his life's purpose which leads him and his family/followers on ... See full summary »

Director: Joaquim Pedro de Andrade | Stars: Grande Otelo, Paulo José, Jardel Filho, Dina Sfat

Votes: 1,677

4. Tieta of Agreste (1996)

140 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Just when her family starts believing that she is dead, and that they can expect a rich heritage, Tieta returns from São Paulo to her native village in Bahia, which she had been forced to ... See full summary »

Director: Carlos Diegues | Stars: Sônia Braga, Marília Pêra, Chico Anysio, Cláudia Abreu

Votes: 956

5. Gabriela (1983)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

In 1925, Nacib (Marcello Mastroianni) is the owner of bar in a small Brazilian coastal town runs by the local colonels. He meets Gabriela (Sonia Braga) and hires her on as a cook. They soon... See full summary »

Director: Bruno Barreto | Stars: Sônia Braga, Marcello Mastroianni, Antonio Cantafora, Paulo Goulart

Votes: 1,053

6. Grande Sertão (1965)

92 min | Drama

Cowboy Riobaldo is attracted to same sex Diadorim, not knowing that "he" is a girl dressed in man's clothes. After Diadorim's father is killed, she swears revenge, being joined by Riobaldo in this mission.

Directors: Geraldo Santos Pereira, Renato Santos Pereira | Stars: Maurício do Valle, Sônia Clara, Joffre Soares, Milton Gonçalves

Votes: 43

7. A Dog's Will (2000)

104 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

João Grilo and Chicó are two very poor and clever Brazilian Northeasterners who struggle for survival and trick people to get by. After meeting the wealthy Rosinha, both hope to finally ... See full summary »

Director: Guel Arraes | Stars: Matheus Nachtergaele, Selton Mello, Rogério Cardoso, Denise Fraga

Votes: 12,690

9. The Besieged House (1956)

110 min | Drama, War

The siege of the residence of a political leader in the late 19th century, including conflicts between besieged occupants.

Directors: Walter George Durst, Cassiano Gabus Mendes | Stars: Zulmira Aguiar, Dionísio Azevedo, Jorge Azevedo, Fernando Baleroni

Votes: 29

10. Um Certo Capitão Rodrigo (1971)

100 min | Adventure

Fearless bohemian enters quiet city and wins the hearts of women and admiration of men while causing many conflicts.

Director: Anselmo Duarte | Stars: Francisco Di Franco, Elza De Castro, Newton Prado, Alvaro Alves Pereira

Votes: 42

11. Ana Terra (1971)

100 min | Drama

Family of gauchos suffer repeated attacks from bandits. After saving the life of a semi-Indian, they decide to shelter him in their own family. But he falls in love with Ana Terra, the ... See full summary »

Director: Durval Garcia | Stars: Rossana Ghessa, Geraldo Del Rey, Pereira Dias, Naide Ribas

Votes: 21

12. Noite (1985)

81 min | Drama

Night falls when, in an elegant neighborhood of Porto Alegre, a socialite is brutally murdered. The entire police department act immediately to identify and arrest the killer. A man in his ... See full summary »

Director: Gilberto Loureiro | Stars: Cristina Aché, Jurandir Alliati, Heleno Alexis Andrade, Otávio Augusto

Votes: 27

13. Noite (2005 TV Movie)

33 min | Crime

A man gets lost in the night of the big city, not knowing who he is, or what he does, or whether he is guilty of the crimes he is being accused of.

Director: Gilson Vargas | Stars: Vanise Carneiro, Sandra Dani, Renata de Lélis, Leonardo Machado

Votes: 9

14. Time and the Wind (2013)

115 min | Drama, Romance, War

The history of Brazil's southern occupation and the Anna Terra descendants.

Director: Jayme Monjardim | Stars: Fernanda Montenegro, Thiago Lacerda, Marjorie Estiano, Janaína Kremer Motta

Votes: 797

15. A Valsa do Vento (2017)

4 min | Short

The wind is a natural phenomenon that can not be seen but feels. Depending on its intensity, we can feel its breeze on the face or the effects of destruction at the passing of a hurricane. ... See full summary »

Director: Paulo César Fajardo | Stars: Bárbara Queirós, Leo Fajardo

16. Barren Lives (1963)

Not Rated | 103 min | Drama

A poor family in the Northeast of Brazil (Fabiano, the father; Sinhá Vitória, the mother; their 2 children and a dog called Baleia) wander about the barren land searching for a better place... See full summary »

Director: Nelson Pereira dos Santos | Stars: Átila Iório, Maria Ribeiro, Orlando Macedo, Joffre Soares

Votes: 2,397

17. São Bernardo (1972)

113 min | Drama

The story of Paulo Honório, a poor kid who becomes a rich farmer. Obsessed by his desire to get even richer, he doesn't pay much attention to his wife, Madalena, a teacher who reacts against his tyrannical ways.

Director: Leon Hirszman | Stars: Othon Bastos, Isabel Ribeiro, Nildo Parente, Vanda Lacerda

Votes: 382

20. Memórias do Cárcere (1984)

185 min | Drama

Graciliano Ramos' period he spent in prison after being considered a subversive element by the government.

Director: Nelson Pereira dos Santos | Stars: Carlos Vereza, Glória Pires, Nildo Parente, José Dumont

Votes: 404

22. The Conspirators (1972)

100 min | Drama

A film version of the Minas Gerais Conspiracy, a separatist movement that took place on the year 1789, from its beginning to the execution of Tiradentes.

Director: Joaquim Pedro de Andrade | Stars: José Wilker, Luiz Linhares, Paulo César Peréio, Fernando Torres

Votes: 211

24. Chico Rei (1985)

115 min | Drama

Galanga, king of Congo brought to Brazil as a slave, finds gold in Vila Rica, in the State of Minas Gerais, and buys his enfranchisement, the properties of his former owner, and his ... See full summary »

Director: Walter Lima Jr. | Stars: Severino d'Acelino, Antonio Pitanga, Cosme dos Santos, Carlos Kroeber

Votes: 44

28. O Cortiço (1978)

110 min | Comedy, Drama

This adaptation of a classic Brazilian novel focuses on the relations of charismatic characters within a tenement.

Director: Francisco Ramalho Jr. | Stars: Betty Faria, Mário Gomes, Armando Bógus, Beatriz Segall

Votes: 108

30. The Lumberman (2011 TV Movie)

44 min | Comedy, Romance

Laura, a married writer falls in love with Julio, an art dealer. Even after she resists all of his attempts to charm her, she keeps writing him love letters revealing all the intimate feelings and pleasures she never had with her husband.

Director: Moacyr Góes | Stars: Breno de Filippo, Adriana Del Claro, Edson Fieschi, Petrônio Gontijo

Votes: 33

44. Iracema (1949)

Drama, Romance

The romantic relationship between a Tabajara indigenous young woman and a Portuguese colonist, who was allied with her nation's enemies, the Pitiguaras.

Directors: Vittorio Cardineli, Gino Talamo | Stars: Ilka Soares, Mário Brasini, Luís Tito, Nicolai Jartulary

46. Paixão de Gaúcho (1957)

100 min | Adventure, Western

In 1836 Brazil, a hawker arrives in a small village in the State of Rio Grande do Sul to avenge the death of a friend. He becomes friends with an outgoing knight, but they start loving the ... See full summary »

Director: Walter George Durst | Stars: Roberto Alrean, Tito Livio Baccarin, Fernando Baleroni, Gilberto Chagas

Votes: 23