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1. The Great Hack (2019)

TV-MA | 114 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.1
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The Cambridge Analytica scandal is examined through the roles of several affected persons.

Directors: Karim Amer, Jehane Noujaim | Stars: Brittany Kaiser, David Carroll, Paul-Olivier Dehaye, Ravi Naik

Votes: 21,683

2. The Evandro Case: A Devilish Plot (2021– )

Documentary, Crime

9.3
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The series follows the story of the disappearance of a boy in Paraná state and the investigation of the case.

Stars: Ivan Mizanzuk, Antonio Figueiredo Basto, Paulo Markowicz, José Maria Correia

Votes: 388

3. The Mechanism (2018– )

TV-MA | 41 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.4
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Dramatic fiction series loosely inspired by an investigation of corruption in Brazil's private and state oil companies and construction companies.

Stars: Caroline Abras, Selton Mello, Enrique Diaz, Jonathan Haagensen

Votes: 35,709

4. Marighella (2019)

155 min | Action, Drama, History

3.5
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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.

Director: Wagner Moura | Stars: Ana Paula Bouzas, Bella Camero, Herson Capri, Humberto Carrão

Votes: 43,918

5. The Edge of Democracy (2019)

TV-14 | 121 min | Documentary, History

7.2
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81 Metascore

Political documentary and personal memoir collide in this exploration into the complex truth behind the unraveling of two Brazilian presidencies.

Director: Petra Costa | Stars: Dilma Rousseff, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, Marisa Letícia Lula da Silva, Sergio Moro

Votes: 13,758

6. Killer Ratings (2019)

351 min | Documentary, Crime

7.7
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The true-life story of Brazilian TV host Wallace Souza, who was accused of literally killing for ratings, and using his crime TV show to cover up the grizzly truth.

Votes: 1,377

7. O Candidato Honesto (2014)

110 min | Comedy

5.4
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John is a corrupt politician wanting to be the Brazil's next president. He receives an enchantment from his grandmother and can't lie anymore. Now he must win the presidential elections telling only the truth.

Director: Roberto Santucci | Stars: Marcello Caridade, Leandro Hassum, Luiza Valdetaro, Cláudio Cinti

Votes: 936

8. 400 Contra 1: Uma História do Crime Organizado (2010)

98 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.4
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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 »

Director: Caco Souza | Stars: Daniel de Oliveira, Fabrício Boliveira, Daniela Escobar, Branca Messina

Votes: 492

9. Olga (2004)

141 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.6
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Based upon the true story of Olga Benário, the German-born wife of Brazilian communist leader Luís Carlos Prestes. During the dictatorship of Getúlio Vargas (1930-1945) she was arrested and... See full summary »

Director: Jayme Monjardim | Stars: Camila Morgado, Caco Ciocler, Luís Melo, Eliane Giardini

Votes: 3,234

10. The Trial (2018)

140 min | Documentary, History

7.2
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The Trial documents the trial of Dilma Rousseff, focusing on the defense team, who struggles to prove her innocence against a majority vote by a Congress riddled with corruption. A tale of ... See full summary »

Director: Maria Ramos | Stars: Dilma Rousseff, Jair Bolsonaro, José Eduardo Cardozo, Eduardo Cunha

Votes: 1,209

11. Real: The Plan Behind History (2017)

96 min | Drama, History

5.8
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Brazil, 1993. President Collor is impeached. Monthly inflation reaches 40%. The nation is collapsing. In the economic hurricanes eye, Fernando Henrique Cardoso convenes a group of brilliant... See full summary »

Director: Rodrigo Bittencourt | Stars: Emílio Orciollo Netto, Tato Gabus Mendes, Paolla Oliveira, Norival Rizzo

Votes: 864

12. Your Turn (2019)

93 min | Documentary

7.5
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Young Brazilians make history in this radical document. Initially they are fighting for education, then their subversive actions take on a new dimension.

Director: Eliza Capai | Stars: Marcela Jesus, Lucas 'Koka' Penteado, Nayara Souza

Votes: 277

13. O Candidato Honesto 2 (2018)

104 min | Comedy

5.0
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Brazilian politician João Ernesto (Leandro Hassum) surrenders to justice and is arrested for corruption, before attempting to overturn with sincerity and real proposals.

Director: Roberto Santucci | Stars: Leandro Hassum, Rosanne Mulholland, Paulinho Serra, Flávia Garrafa

Votes: 256

14. Alvorada (2021)

90 min | Documentary

7.1
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From an intimate point of view, the daily life of President Dilma Rousseff in her official residence, the Palácio do Alvorada, while awaiting the verdict of impeachment that ended up alienating the first woman president of Brazil.

Directors: Anna Muylaert, Lô Politi | Stars: Dilma Rousseff, Jaques Wagner, Flávio Dino, José Eduardo Cardoso

Votes: 92

15. O Paciente: O Caso Tancredo Neves (2018)

100 min | Drama, History, Thriller

6.6
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Revisits the final moments before the mysterious death of 1985 Brazilian president-to-be Tancredo Neves.

Director: Sergio Rezende | Stars: Othon Bastos, Ester Góes, Leonardo Medeiros, Paulo Betti

Votes: 189

16. Greg News com Gregório Duvivier (2017– )

32 min | Comedy, News

7.3
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Hosted by comedian-writer Gregório Duvivier, one of the most important voices in Brazil's political commentary, the series takes aim at the most relevant events each week in the country.

Stars: Gregório Duvivier, Karina Ramil

Votes: 232

17. Untitled Marielle Franco Project (2021– )

Biography, Crime, Drama | Pre-production

The life story of city counselor Marielle Franco and the aftermath of her death, following the ongoing problems of urban violence, police corruption and the militias and their influence on politics.

18. Getúlio (2014)

101 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.7
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The movie depicts the political crisis that led to the suicide of president Getúlio Vargas, in the 19 days that preceded August 24, 1954. The crisis began with the attempted assassination ... See full summary »

Director: João Jardim | Stars: Tony Ramos, Drica Moraes, Thiago Justino, Clarisse Abujamra

Votes: 1,045

19. Marielle: The Crime That Shook Brazil (2020– )

50 min | Documentary, Crime

6.8
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The life and death of city councilor Marielle Franco and driver Anderson Gomes, murdered on the night of March 14, 2018, in Rio de Janeiro.

Stars: Monica Benicio, Luyara Franco, Samara Castro, Fernanda Chaves

Votes: 168

20. Once There Was Brasilia (2017)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

5.0
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A dystopian reflection on the current Brazilian political climate since the dismissal of President Rousseff, through two renegade characters waiting for redemption in the city of Brazilia.

Director: Adirley Queirós | Stars: Wellington Abreu, Marquim do Tropa, Andreia Vieira, Franklin Ferreira

Votes: 194

21. Resistance (2019)

122 min | Drama, History

6.8
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In 1961, Gov. Leonel Brizola leads the unparalleled Legality movement, a first in the history of Brazil. Fighting for the Constitution, he mobilizes the resistance to ensure President João ... See full summary »

Director: Zeca Brito | Stars: Cleo, Letícia Sabatella, Fernando Alves Pinto, Leonardo Machado

Votes: 125

22. O Teatro das Tesouras (2018)

Documentary, History

8.2
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A review of all Brazilian presidential elections and the major corruption scandals since 1989.

Votes: 230

23. Zuzu Angel (2006)

108 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.9
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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 »

Director: Sergio Rezende | Stars: Patricia Pillar, Daniel de Oliveira, Leandra Leal, Alexandre Borges

Votes: 942

24. Manda Bala (Send a Bullet) (2007)

Unrated | 85 min | Documentary

7.2
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71 Metascore

An examination of corruption and class warfare in Brazil as told through the stories of a wealthy businessman, a plastic surgeon who assists kidnapping victims and a politician whose income relies on a frog farm.

Director: Jason Kohn

Votes: 1,138 | Gross: $0.11M

25. Mulheres no Poder (2016)

97 min | Comedy

5.5
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Senator Maria Pilar (Dira Paes) is a good example that the backstage of the power of Brasilia (capital of Brazil) do not belong only to the world of men.

Director: Gustavo Acioli | Stars: Dira Paes, Stella Miranda, Gabrielle Lopes, Milena Contrucci Jamel

Votes: 32

26. Sala de Roteiro (2020– )

Comedy

7.3
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Five screenwriters discussing in a video chat the course of a television series that already has several seasons. The plot mocks political events in Brazil that are absurd even for a fiction narrative.

Stars: Andrea Beltrão, Enrique Diaz, Marcos Palmeira, Mariana Lima

Votes: 6

27. Cercados (2020)

116 min | Documentary

8.0
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A documentary about the press coverage during the Coronavirus pandemic in Brazil.

Director: Caio Cavechini | Stars: William Bonner, Jair Bolsonaro, Renata Vasconcellos, Nelson Teich

Votes: 50

28. Jango (1984)

115 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.8
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The story of João "Jango" Goulart, the Brazilian left-wing president deposed by the military.

Director: Silvio Tendler | Stars: Leonel Brizola, João Goulart, Juscelino Kubitschek, Carlos Lacerda

Votes: 160

29. O Velho: A História de Luiz Carlos Prestes (1997)

105 min | Documentary, Biography, History

7.6
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Brazil's history during the 20th Century serves as a background to Luiz Carlos Prestes's curious course. The Knight of Hope, as he was known, took part in the epic march of rebellious ... See full summary »

Director: Toni Venturi | Stars: Jorge Amado, Olga Benario, Arthur Bernardes, Leonel Brizola

Votes: 103

30. A Lei da Água (Novo Código Florestal) (2015)

78 min | Documentary, History

8.8
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This documentary outlines how the new environmental law can affect the whole Brazilian ecosystem, specially the water sources.

Director: André D'Elia

Votes: 48

31. Manhã Cinzenta (1969)

40 min | Drama, Short

7.2
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A couple is arrested and tortured after taking part in a political demonstration, being sentenced to death.

Director: Olney São Paulo | Stars: Ibere Cavalcanti, Janet Chermont, Sonélio Costa, Flávio Moreira da Costa

Votes: 62

32. Torre das Donzelas (2018)

97 min | Documentary

7.9
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"The Virgin's Tower" - Memoires of a group of rebel women that were imprisioned by the Brazilian dictatorship in the 60's.

Director: Susanna Lira | Stars: Dilma Rousseff, Ana Bursztyn-Miranda, Maria Aparecida Costa, Rita Sipahi

Votes: 86

33. Dossiê Jango (2013)

102 min | Documentary, History

8.1
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An account of the mysterious death of a former president of Brazil whose deposition led to the Military Revolution in Brazil in 1964, seeking to clarify obscure facts in the country's history at that time.

Director: Paulo Henrique Fontenelle | Stars: Carlos Diegues, João Goulart, Paula Moreno, Flavio Tavares

Votes: 135

34. ABC da Greve (1990)

75 min | Documentary

8.0
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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 »

Director: Leon Hirszman | Stars: Lélia Abramo, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva, Vinicius de Moraes, Ferreira Gullar

Votes: 156

35. Among Righteous Men (2016)

102 min | Documentary, Biography

6.6
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The film shows the prologue of the crisis of representation and the polarization of Brazilian politics as we accompany the steps of the Deputy, spokesman for the LBGT cause Jean Wyllys.

Directors: Carlos Juliano Barros, Caio Cavechini | Stars: Jean Wyllys, Silas Malafaia, Marco Feliciano, Eurico da Silva

Votes: 34

36. JK (2006– )

45 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.6
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Mini-series about the life of former Brazilian President Juscelino Kubitschek.

Stars: José Wilker, Marília Pêra, Wagner Moura, Débora Falabella

Votes: 177

37. Arquitetos do Poder (2010)

100 min | Documentary

7.9
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This is the first documentary produced in Brazil that discusses how media and politics are influenced by each other, the evolution of advertising techniques on electoral campaigns and its ... See full synopsis »

Directors: Alessandra Aldé, Vicente Ferraz

Votes: 18

38. Não Toque em Meu Companheiro (2020)

Documentary

6.7
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The history of mobilizing of a group of 110 employees from Caixa Econômica Federal bank over the course of a year, after being unfairly dismissed in 1991 under the Fernando Collor de Mello government.

Director: Maria Ramos

Votes: 11

39. Junho: O Mês que Abalou o Brasil (2014)

72 min | Documentary, Sport

7.2
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In the month of the Brazil World Cup, the documentary shows how the demonstrations against an increase in public transportation fares in São Paulo in June of 2013, evolved to national scale... See full summary »

Director: João Wainer | Stars: Contardo Calligaris, Demétrio Magnolli, Clóvis Rossi, Dilma Rousseff

Votes: 113

40. O Evangelho Segundo Teotônio (1984)

90 min | Documentary

6.9
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The political course of Brazilian Senator Teotônio Vilela, nicknamed "O Menestrel das Alagoas" (The Minstrel from Alagoas), since he was from the State of Alagoas. He was one of the most ... See full summary »

Director: Vladimir Carvalho | Stars: Miguel Arraes, Leonel Brizola, Fernando Henrique Cardoso, Carlos Castelo Branco

Votes: 16

41. Beyond Citizen Kane (1993 TV Movie)

93 min | Documentary

8.3
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Details the dominant position of the Rede Globo media group, the largest in Brazil, and discusses its influence, power and political connections.

Director: Simon Hartog | Stars: Leonel Brizola, Chico Buarque, Walter Clark, Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva

Votes: 550

42. Excelentíssimos (2018)

152 min | Documentary

6.8
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During 2016, a film crew embeds inside the Brazilian Congress while lawmakers plot to overthrow the country's elected president, Dilma Rousseff.

Director: Douglas Duarte | Stars: Jair Bolsonaro, Fernando Henrique Cardoso, José Eduardo Cardozo, Eduardo Cunha

Votes: 169

43. O Mês Que Não Terminou (2019)

107 min | Documentary

6.8
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The documentary analyzes the Brazil's process from June/2013 till Bolsonaro's election, investigating the Lulism crisis, Operation Car-Wash, Dilma Rousseff's impeachment and the rise of new right-wings parties.

Directors: Francisco Bosco, Raul Mourão | Star: Fernanda Torres

Votes: 28

44. Maranhão 66 (1966)

10 min | Short, Documentary

7.5
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In 1966, José Sarney was elected governor of Maranhão for the first time. To register his inauguration speech and his political pledge to the population of the state, the politician invited... See full summary »

Director: Glauber Rocha

Votes: 169

45. A Memória que me Contam (2012)

95 min | Drama

6.2
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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.

Director: Lúcia Murat | Stars: Clarisse Abujamra, Otávio Augusto, Eduardo Cravo, Ricardo Dantas

Votes: 234

46. Querido Embaixador (2017)

89 min | Biography, Drama

6.2
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Souza Dantas was a Brazilian ambassador to France. With the outbreak of World War II, on his own he began issuing visas to Jews allowing them to flee to Brazil, saving them from the Holocaust.

Director: Luiz Fernando Goulart | Stars: Norival Rizzo, Alice Assef, Felipe Rocha, Miriam Mehler

Votes: 29

47. Gagged in Brazil (2008– )

8 min | Documentary, Short

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The documentary investigates the fond relationship between Brazil's mass media and 2014 presidential runner-up Aécio Neves.

Stars: Alex Dowding, Fernando Massote, Aécio Neves

48. Vai Melhorar (2020)

17 min | Short, Drama

7.2
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Luísa must not only decide her fate, but that of an entire city.

Director: Pedro Fiuza | Stars: Cássia Damasceno, Henrique Fontes, Rogério Ferraz, Geraldo Maia

Votes: 6

49. Our Brazil (2018)

5 min | Documentary, Short

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A portrait of the current state of Brazil in the context of ongoing political and social unrest.

Director: Alexandre Moratto

50. Brasil x Brasil (2015)

52 min | Documentary

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Relating politics to football, the documentary builds through multiple points of view a memory of the World Cup that took place in Brazil in 2014.

Directors: Julián Camilo Duque, Marcos Prado



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