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1. Dom (2021– )
TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Drama
Follows Victor, a police officer who dedicated his life to fight the narcotraffic war and to help his son Pedro, a drug addict who became one of the most wanted criminals in Brazil.
2. Pelé (2021)
TV-14 | 108 min | Documentary, Biography, Sport
Looks back at the extraordinary 12-year period in which Pelé, the only man to win three World Cup titles, went from young superstar in 1958 to national hero in 1970; a radical yet turbulent era in Brazil’s history.
3. Marighella (2019)
155 min | Action, Drama, History
Facing a violent military dictatorship and an intimidated opposition, writer-turned-politician Carlos Marighella articulates a resistance all the while ousting heinous crimes of torture and the infamous censorship instituted by the regime.
4. The Edge of Democracy (2019)
TV-14 | 121 min | Documentary, History
Political documentary and personal memoir collide in this exploration into the complex truth behind the unraveling of two Brazilian presidencies.
5. Four Days in September (1997)
R | 110 min | Action, Drama, History
Brazillian urban guerrilla fighters kidnap the American Ambassador. Now, the diplomat's life hangs in the balance - helplessly caught between a government unwilling to cooperate - and his fear of the captors themselves.
Votes: 4,699 | Gross: $0.31M
7. The Year My Parents Went on Vacation (2006)
PG | 110 min | Drama
A boy is left alone in a Jewish neighborhood in the year of 1970, where both world cup and dictatorship happen in Brazil.
Votes: 6,127 | Gross: $0.76M
8. Rio 2096: A Story of Love and Fury (2013)
74 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Revolves around the love between an immortal hero and Janaína, the woman he has been in love with for 600 years, through Brazil's colonization, slavery, military regime and the future, in 2096, in the midst of wars for water.
98 min | Action, Crime, Drama
The real story behind the creation of the Comando Vermelho (Red Commando), the powerful criminal organization that terrorized Rio de Janeiro for several decades. The movie follows William, ... See full summary »
10. They Don't Wear Black Tie (1981)
120 min | Drama
Union leader's son doesn't want to engage in a strike, because his wife is pregnant, thus disregarding his father's tradition of political activism.
11. Twenty Years Later (1984)
119 min | Documentary
Eduardo Coutinho was filming a movie with the same name in the Northeast of Brazil, in 1964, when there came the military coup. He had to interrupt the project, and came back to it in 1981,... See full summary »
12. Baptism of Blood (2006)
110 min | Drama
During the period of 1964 to 1985, Brazil lived a military dictatorship. In the 60s, the Dominican friars Tito, Betto, Fernando and Ivo help leftist organizations. However, they are ... See full summary »
13. Simonal (2018)
105 min | Biography, Drama, Music
A spectacular rise and a hard fall. So it can be resumed the life of Simonal. Phenomenon of popularity in the 1960s, Simonal saw his meteoric career fall apart when he was accused of collaborating with the dictatorship.
14. Hoje (2011)
90 min | Drama, History, Romance
Former political activist receives compensation money for her husband's disappearance, during the Brazilian military dictatorship (1964-1985). She is now able to afford a new home. While moving in, a visitor forces her to review her entire history.
15. Zuzu Angel (2006)
108 min | Biography, Drama, History
Based on the true story of Zuzu Angel, a famous Brazilian fashion designer in the 70's, who searches for her son Stuart, a member of a leftist university group who suddenly disappears ... See full summary »
16. After the Rain (2013)
95 min | Drama, History, Music
1984, Salvador, Bahia, Brazil. It all starts with a feeling that anything is possible. After twenty years of dictatorship, the population goes out onto the streets to demand presidential ... See full summary »
18. The Good Bourgeois (1983)
99 min | Crime
True story of Brazilian bank clerk who supplied money for the guerilla fighting against the military dictatorship of the 70s. When he changes his disguise, he gets involved with high ... See full summary »
19. Cabra-Cega (2004)
107 min | Drama
A revolutionary, fighting against dictatorship in Brazil, is wounded in a gun-fight with the police, and is isolated in another man's apartment, where he meets a young woman who will change his life.
20. Lamarca (1994)
130 min | Action, Biography, Drama
The real story of a captain who, during the military dictatorship in Brazil, deserted Brazilian Army and got involved in left-wing guerilla groups, becoming one of their most prominent leaders.
22. Histórias que nosso Cinema (não) Contava (2018)
80 min | Documentary
A historical review of the military dictatorship in Brazil only trough images and sounds from films that belong to the pornochanchada genre, a kind of erotic film that was the most seen and most produced during that period.
24. Marighella (2012)
100 min | Documentary
A documentary about the member of the brazilian Communist Party, Congressman elected by vote, and later on enemy number one of the brazilian dictatorship of 1964, Carlos Marighella.
26. The Day That Lasted 21 Years (2012)
77 min | Documentary, History, Thriller
Provides evidence of manipulation and investment funding from the U.S. government to carry out the Brazilian military coup that occurred in 1964.
27. Cidadão Boilesen (2009)
92 min | Documentary
A documentary about the controversial businessman Henning Boilesen Jr. and his involvement with the military regime as one of its most enthusiastic supporters, financing it and ... See full summary »
28. Libelu: Abaixo a Ditadura (2021)
90 min | Documentary
The student trend Liberdade e Luta, Libelu, emerged in 1976 and gained fame for being the first group to resume the slogan "below the dictatorship" after the AI-5.
29. ABC da Greve (1990)
75 min | Documentary
A detailed look at the events that led to the continuous strikes that shut down many factories during the still repressive days of the military regime. The workers union, led by syndicalist... See full summary »
30. Brazil: A Report on Torture (1971)
60 min | Documentary
While living in the exile, students and civilians share their stories about the torture and violence they suffered as victims of the Brazilian military regime.
31. Beyond Citizen Kane (1993 TV Movie)
93 min | Documentary
Details the dominant position of the Rede Globo media group, the largest in Brazil, and discusses its influence, power and political connections.
32. Kuarup (1989)
119 min | Drama
From contemplation to awakening, from revolt to sacrifice, the inner journey of a young Jesuit priest, Nando, into the depths of the jungle, into the depths of himself. Amongst the Xingu ... See full summary »
33. Soldados do Araguaia (2017)
74 min | Documentary
Between 1972 and 1975, the Brazilian Army sent thousands of soldiers on a secret mission to the heart of the Amazon Forest to exterminate the Araguaia Guerilla, Brazil's most radical opposition movement to the dictatorial Military Govt.
Director: Belisario Franca
34. Marighella, Retrato Falado do Guerrilheiro (2001 Video)
55 min | Documentary
Documentary with testimonies and reproduction of reports about Carlos Marighella, one of the leaders of the armed struggle against the military dictatorship in Brazil in the 1970s.
36. A Memória que me Contam (2012)
95 min | Drama
A group of friends who resisted Brazilian dictatorship face, along with their sons, the conflicts between past and present as one of theirs is passing away.
38. O Sol - Caminhando Contra o Vento (2006)
95 min | Documentary
Documentary telling the story of short-lived newspaper "O Sol", an alternative press item which hit the streets during the repressive years of military dictatorship in Brazil, more ... See full summary »
39. Tempo de Resistência (2003)
110 min | Documentary
"Tempo de Resistência" is a documentary with highlights of the darkest period of the Brazilian history, and uses footages and interviews to discloses to the youngest generations and recall ... See full summary »
40. Betinho - A Esperança Equilibrista (2015)
90 min | Documentary
Documentary about the sociologist and activist Herbert de Souza (1935-1997), the Betinho, who had fragile health, but the strength of the great idealists. He fought permanently against injustice and for life.
Director: Victor Lopes
Praia Grande, São Paulo coast, August 1981: thousands of city and field workers gather for the first time during the military dictatorship to discuss the political, economic and social situation of Brazil.
42. Setenta (2013)
96 min | Documentary, Biography, History
December 1970: Brazil is under a military dictatorship. The Swiss ambassador in Brazil is kidnapped by a group of rebels. 40 days later they trade the ambassador by seventy political ... See full summary »
43. Tempo Sem Glória (1984)
100 min | Drama
A young man from the countryside who, in 1964, lives in the country and is influenced by an Uruguayan smuggler. This man happens to live with the adolescent and transmit to him what he ... See full summary »
45. Cárcere Privado (2012)
20 min | Short, History
Decio is hunted down by the military dictatorship and skulk himself in the apartment of Bianca, where he has to keep absolute silence when she goes out to work.
46. Hércules 56 (2006)
93 min | Documentary
Documentary featuring contemporary interviews with 5 of the revolutionary activists who kidnapped US ambassador Charles Embrick in August 1969 in Rio de Janeiro and some of the political ... See full summary »
47. #PartiuBrasil (2017)
Travel through the history of Brazil in a fun and dynamic way, visiting several historical events in each episode.