Plot Author Matching "Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil" (Sorted by Number of Votes Ascending)



1. Caídos do Céu (1946)

115 min | Comedy, Musical

6.4
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When Felizardo Boaventura (meaning Lucky Goodventure) dies, he tries to reach Heaven. However, he is trapped in the bureaucracy of the angels that lost his documentation. The chief-angel ... See full summary »

Director: Luiz de Barros | Stars: Dercy Gonçalves, Walter D'Ávila, Nelma Costa, César Fronzi

Votes: 5

2. Patty, a Mulher Proibida (1979)

80 min | Drama

4.0
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The dwarf Jujuba becomes famous and powerful after an unsuccessful attempt of suicide. He receives many letters of sympathy from children and a TV network offers him a show for children. He... See full summary »

Director: Luiz Gonzaga dos Santos | Stars: Helena Ramos, Josimar Carneiro, Dilim Costa, Bianchina Della Costa

Votes: 5

3. Um Homem Diabólico (1988)

100 min | Action

5.2
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The servant Juarez kills his boss to marry his wife, who is his lover, but their son Mário Soares flees. Juarez becomes a rich man, and twenty years later his wife dies. He hires a gang to ... See full summary »

Director: Francisco Cavalcanti | Stars: Lirio Bertelli, Francisco Cavalcanti, Joana de Oliveira, Helena Ramos

Votes: 5

4. Decisão (1997)

18 min | Short

6.8
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He loves soccer. She hates it. Perfect ingredients for a love affair.

Director: Leila Hipólito | Stars: Murilo Benício, Letícia Sabatella, Ernesto Piccolo

Votes: 6

5. Tannhäuser (2012 TV Movie)

201 min | Music

8.2
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"Tannhauser" is an opera by Richard Wagner divided in three acts and based on the fight between pure and carnal love. This modern version changes the original medieval story to the present days.

Director: Xavi Bové | Stars: Günther Groissböck, Peter Seiffert, Markus Eiche, Vicente Ombuena

Votes: 6

6. Tannhäuser (2000 TV Movie)

186 min | Music, Drama, Fantasy

7.4
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The struggle between sacred and profane love, with redemption through love.

Director: Walter Licastro | Stars: Alan Woodrow, Ludwig Baumann, Gertrud Ottenthal, Andrea Silvestrelli

Votes: 7

7. Sleepwalkers (1997–1998)
Episode: Counting Sheep (1998)

Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.7
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Ben and Kate are sent into the twisted mind of a comatose serial killer to try and learn the location of his latest victim who may still be alive.

Director: William Malone | Stars: Naomi Watts, Abraham Benrubi, Dorion Davis, Jeff Doucette

Votes: 7

8. Sleepwalkers (1997–1998)
Episode: Pilot (1997)

Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

7.0
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Major Ben Costigan is suffering from recurring nightmares involving a sinister faceless shadow man that stalks him. He turns to Nathan Bradford and his team of dream researchers for help. They investigate his childhood.

Director: David Nutter | Stars: Naomi Watts, Lewis Arquette, Abraham Benrubi, Christian Copelin

Votes: 7

9. Straight to the Heart (1995)

Comedy, Romance

6.1
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When the lawyer Leon Sander and his fiancée Alice Reade visit a real state for sale, they stumble upon the new owner Jack Brennan, who has just inherited the property from his grandmother. ... See full summary »

Director: Eric Vaterlaus | Stars: Daniel Meyer, Moira Brennan, Kary Cawley, Brad Nelson Winters

Votes: 8

10. The Scarlet Avenger (2001)

22 min | Short, Adventure

7.4
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Casablanca, World War II...Masked superhero, 'The Scarlet Avenger', battles the Nazis and his evil arch nemesis, 'The Skull', to rescue his lady friend and save the world!

Directors: Scott Clements, Chris M. Laskowski | Stars: Richard Hardacre, Christopher Shyer, Martine Rochon, Anthony Paton

Votes: 8

11. Pedro Canhoto, o Vingador Erótico (1973)

94 min | Drama

3.3
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In Santa Clara de La Sierra, the cowboy Pedro rescues the gypsy Mariana while riding back home and brings her to a hotel. Meanwhile, the greedy farmer Coronel hires the gang led by General ... See full summary »

Director: Raffaele Rossi | Stars: Tony Cardi, Adélia Coelho, Nestor Alves de Lima, Heitor Gaiotti

Votes: 9

12. Adultério por Amor (1979)

96 min | Drama

5.6
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The middle-class housewife Natália and her husband Guido Rossi have been married for three years unsuccessfully trying to have a baby. Their best friends are Flora and Guido's partner Jorge... See full summary »

Director: Geraldo Vietri | Stars: Selma Egrei, Luiz Carlos de Moraes, Paulo Figueiredo, Jussara Freire

Votes: 10

13. O Diabo na Cama (1988)

80 min | Comedy

5.1
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To help his cousin make a deal with a rich German businessman, who also is a lady-killer, a man hires a hooker to play the part of his cousin's wife. But the real wife appears, and something hits the fan...

Director: Michele Massimo Tarantini | Stars: Ankito, Jonas Bloch, Lando Buzzanca, Felipe Carone

Votes: 10

14. Memories of Fear (1981)

100 min | Drama

7.3
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In 1979, the military government allows the formation of new politic parties. The liberal Senator Viana, under the coordination of the efficient political journalist of the newspaper "... See full summary »

Director: Alberto Graça | Stars: Walmor Chagas, Renato Coutinho, Marcos Fayad, Rogério Fróes

Votes: 11

15. O Homem do Morcego (1980)

20 min | Documentary, Short

6.7
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Documentary about Mário Peixoto, Brazilian filmmaker, who directed the legendary cult "Limite", made by one of his friends.

Director: Rui Solberg

Votes: 11

16. Os Tarados (1983)

85 min | Crime

4.6
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Man kidnaps the daughter of the man who raped and killed his mother.

Director: Francisco Cavalcanti | Stars: Fabricio Cavalcanti, Francisco Cavalcanti, Norberto Fayon, Sebastião Grandim

Votes: 12

17. Ana (1955)

20 min | Short

6.1
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A group of migrants from the drought areas of Northeastern of Brazil gets a truck "pau-de-arara" trying to move to São Paulo and have a better life. Along their travel, one of the women ... See full summary »

Director: Alex Viany | Stars: Aracy Cardoso, Marlene França, Vanja Orico, Aurélio Teixeira

Votes: 12

18. A Canção da Primavera (1923)

92 min | Drama, Romance

5.7
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In the Nineteenth Century, in Minas Gerais, the powerful farmer Luiz Roldão promised to his moribund father that his son Jorge would marry Rosita, from the Bento's family, to unite their ... See full summary »

Directors: Igino Bonfioli, Cyprien Segur | Stars: Ari de Castro Viana, Osiris Colombo, Lucinda Barreto, Iracema Aleixo

Votes: 12

19. Aberrações de Uma Prostituta (1988)

94 min | Crime, Thriller

4.3
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The gardener Cabral stumbles with the grave of his boss Dr. Marcio in the garden of his small ranch and tells his discovery to his wife and neighbors. When his boss returns to the ranch, ... See full summary »

Director: Francisco Cavalcanti

Votes: 12

20. O Segredo das Massagistas (1977)

77 min | Comedy

3.8
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Young executive on the verge of a nervous breakdown finds his cure in a massage parlour, surrounded by beautiful women.

Director: Antonio Bonacin Thome | Stars: Nilza Albanezzi, Pedro Cassador, Sula de Paula, Rossana Eva

Votes: 13

21. Pensionato de Mulheres (1974)

90 min | Drama

5.4
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In São Paulo, in a boardinghouse only for women severely run by Dona Ismênia, girls live their private dramas. They're from different places and social strata, and have distinct dreams. ... See full summary »

Director: Clery Cunha | Stars: Magrit Siebert, Silvana Lopes, Liana Duval, Thais Rondon

Votes: 14

22. Com a Cama na Cabeça (1972)

80 min | Comedy, Romance

3.4
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Two cousins who share an apartment make love games with young women. But when Flávio falls in love with one of the women, everything can happen.

Director: Mozael Silveira | Stars: Mozael Silveira, Fátima Braun, Henriqueta Brieba, Lameri Faria

Votes: 14

23. O Porão das Condenadas (1979)

110 min | Crime

4.8
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In 1947, the peasant Jones and his four year-old son Julinho are executed by Jarbas and the other five brothers of his wife Martha that do not accept the marriage of their sister with a ... See full summary »

Director: Francisco Cavalcanti | Stars: Lirio Bertelli, Francisco Cavalcanti, Joana de Oliveira, Sonia Garcia

Votes: 14

24. A Rota do Brilho (1990)

87 min | Crime

5.6
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In São Paulo, the incorruptible drug enforcement detectives Tom and Nil are investigating the deaths of call girls. Their boss Dudão is pressed by the secretary of Public Security to solve ... See full summary »

Director: Deni Cavalcanti | Stars: Alexandre Frota, Marcos Manzano, Gretchen, Lilian Ramos

Votes: 14

25. Tristezas Não Pagam Dívidas (1943)

52 min | Comedy, Musical

7.3
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While grieving her husband in a cemetery, a widow meets a smart widower and tells him that she has inherited a large amount of money from her husband. The small time crook convinces her to ... See full summary »

Directors: José Carlos Burle, Ruy Costa | Stars: Jaime Costa, Itala Ferreira, Oscarito, Rafael Almeida

Votes: 15

26. Gamal, O Delírio do Sexo (1970)

80 min | Drama

4.5
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A wild and aimless being, in an aimless metropolis, and his adventures concerning his sexual, maternal and tropical instincts.

Director: João Batista de Andrade | Stars: Joana Fomm, Paulo César Peréio, Lorival Pariz, Fernando Peixoto

Votes: 15

27. O Homem Dos Papagaios (1953)

95 min | Comedy

7.7
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Poor crook gets a job as janitor in a luxury house. But he starts pretending be the rich owner of the house and in no time is owing multiple debts.

Director: Armando Couto | Stars: Procópio Ferreira, Ludy Veloso, Hélio Souto, Eva Wilma

Votes: 15

28. Real desejo (1990)

90 min | Drama

5.5
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In São Paulo, the relationship of the successful television actress Gilda de Oliveira with the actor Paulo Cavalcante is in crisis. Gilda is rejected by Paulo and now she is lost, feeling ... See full summary »

Director: Augusto Sevá | Stars: Ana Maria Magalhães, Paulo César Peréio, Chiquinho Brandão, Júlio Calasso

Votes: 15

29. Rockmania (1986)

84 min | Musical

5.5
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The rock singer Duda forces his record label to make a video-clip in Cabo Frio to release his new album. The director Rago travels with his girlfriend Lilly to make the clip as a favor to ... See full summary »

Director: Adnor Pitanga | Stars: Monique Alves, Roberto Bomtempo, Júlio Braga, João Elias

Votes: 15

30. Tempo de Resistência (2003)

110 min | Documentary

7.9
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"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 »

Director: André Ristum | Stars: Takao Amano, Dom Angélico Bernardino, Vanderlei Caixe, Denize Crispim

Votes: 15

31. Great Performances (1971– )
Episode: One Night with Rod Stewart (2005)

TV-G | Drama

8.1
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The first presentation of Rod Stewart at the Royal Albert Hall, with many guests. Rod Stewart is accompanied by magnificent musicians and also by the 60-piece BBC Concert Orchestra.

Director: David Mallet | Stars: Rod Stewart, Amy Belle, Chrissie Hynde, Penny Lancaster

Votes: 15

32. Panorama do Cinema Brasileiro (1968)

134 min | Documentary, History

7.2
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Documentary about the first years of Brazilian cinema, until the movement called Cinema Novo, in the 1960s, with photographs and scenes of rare films.

Director: Jurandyr Passos Noronha | Star: Milton Valério

Votes: 16

33. Ascensão e Queda de um Paquera (1970)

85 min | Comedy

7.7
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In Rio de Janeiro, the renowned doctor and professor François Miranda brings his wife Juliana to the airport to travel with her cousin to Switzerland. Out of the blue, youth Alberto Lobo ... See full summary »

Director: Victor di Mello | Stars: Cláudio Cavalcanti, Mário Benvenutti, Dilma Lóes, Valentina Godoy

Votes: 16

34. Brasil Verdade (1968)

130 min | Documentary

8.2
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Segment: "Viramundo" In the late 60's, Thomas Farkas imported equipment suitable for direct sound, and released a collection of documentaries called "Brasil Verdade" ("True Brazil"), after ... See full summary »

Directors: Maurice Capovilla, Manuel Horacio Giménez, Geraldo Sarno, Paulo Gil Soares | Stars: Antero de Oliveira, Vicente Feola, Pelé, Vavá

Votes: 16

35. O Bordel - Noites Proibidas (1980)

89 min | Drama

4.5
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André is the powerful owner of an illegal casino and popular gambling ("Jogo de Bicho") on the streets. His gang is in war against the gang of Fiore that is trying to steal the gambling ... See full summary »

Director: Oswaldo de Oliveira | Stars: Mário Benvenutti, Rita de Cássia, Felipe Donavan, Rossana Ghessa

Votes: 16

36. Quando as Mulheres Querem Provas (1975)

90 min | Comedy

5.4
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The womanizer Bira travels from Rio de Janeiro to Vila Velha to spend vacation in the Hostess Hotel that belongs to the family of his friend Sérgio. In the hotel, Bira befriends the Italian... See full summary »

Director: Cláudio MacDowell | Stars: Carlo Mossy, Rossana Ghessa, Henriqueta Brieba, Rodolfo Arena

Votes: 17

37. How Are You? Well? (1969)

78 min | Comedy

6.3
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Eight shorts in Rio de Janeiro made by six directors: 1st: "Uma Vez Flamengo" ("Once Flamengo"): Two fans of a popular Brazilian soccer team are totally drunk when their team, Flamengo, is ... See full summary »

Directors: Carlos Alberto Abreu, Carlos Alberto Camuyrano, Daniel Chutorlanscy, Alberto Salvá, Valquíria Salvá, Paulo Veríssimo | Stars: Paulo José, Flávio Migliaccio, Yolanda Cardoso, Hugo Carvana

Votes: 18

38. Em Busca do Su$exo (1970)

71 min | Drama

4.3
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Willing to do anything to succeed in an artistic career, and roused by her own mother, the TV go-go girl Zelinda tries to seduce the director of the studio where she works.

Director: Roberto Pires | Stars: Claudio Marzo, Eulina Rosa, Berta Loran, Flávio Migliaccio

Votes: 18

39. Ao Redor do Brasil (1932)

71 min | Documentary

7.7
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Images of Marshall Rondon's expeditions through the Amazon: the rivers, Indians, towns such as Tabatinga, Iquitos and Rio Branco, taken by Major Luiz Thomaz Reis, considered his main cinematographer.

Director: Luiz Thomaz Reis

Votes: 18

40. Na Violência do Sexo (1978)

75 min | Crime

3.9
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Marta and Rodrigo have just got married and arrive home for the honeymoon. However, a gang led by the sadistic Carlos breaks in their house and three thieves rape Marta. However, one of ... See full summary »

Director: Antonio Bonacin Thome | Stars: Edgard Franco, Novani Novakoski, Ewerton de Castro, Clayton Silva

Votes: 19

41. Libertários (1976)

29 min | Documentary, Short

7.1
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In the beginning of the Twentieth Century, many immigrants (Italian mainly, Portuguese and Spanish) arrive in São Paulo looking for better conditions of life. They try to settle in the ... See full summary »

Director: Lauro Escorel

Votes: 19

42. Fumando Espero (2009)

86 min | Documentary

7.8
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Smoker Adriana Dutra makes this documentary to help her to stop smoking. She presents the history of the cigarette industry and its merchandise, especially through the Hollywood films and ... See full summary »

Director: Adriana L. Dutra | Stars: Carla Camurati, Herson Capri, Rita Guedes, Ney Latorraca

Votes: 19

43. O Donzelo (1970)

100 min | Comedy

5.5
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In the countryside, the virgin hick Nestor sees a naked model taking pictures and chases her through the fields and village. His father decides to pay for the services of the local ... See full summary »

Director: Stefan Wohl | Stars: Flávio Migliaccio, Leila Diniz, Irene Stefânia, Marília Pêra

Votes: 20

44. Com as Calças na Mão (1975)

78 min | Comedy

4.8
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Reg owns the store "Tem Tudo... E Muito Mais" (Has Everything... And Much More). To satisfy his customers, he is forced to perform the most strange functions.

Director: Carlo Mossy | Stars: Carlo Mossy, Adele Fátima, Abel Pera, Betty Saady

Votes: 20

45. As Massagistas Profissionais (1976)

108 min | Comedy

3.3
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A womanizer gets a job as an instructor in a massage parlour.

Director: Carlo Mossy | Stars: Amândio, Wilza Carla, Edson Rabello, Hugo Bidet

Votes: 21

46. Quincas Borba (1987)

116 min | Drama

6.7
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Based on a book by Machado de Assis (1839-1908) and adapted to the present time. After the death of the philosopher Quincas Borba, his friend and disciple Rubiao inherits all he possessed: ... See full summary »

Director: Roberto Santos | Stars: Adriana Abujamra, Brigitte Broder, Laura Cardoso, Harley Carneiro

Votes: 22

47. Agulha no Palheiro (1953)

95 min | Comedy

7.4
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The simple and naive country girl Mariana arrives in Rio de Janeiro from Minas Gerais trying to find her fiancé, José da Silva, with his picture only, and without his phone number or ... See full summary »

Director: Alex Viany | Stars: Carmélia Alves, Roberto Bataglin, Renée Brown, Waldomiro Costa

Votes: 23

48. Bandidos da Falange (1983– )

7.6
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When the criminal Paulo Alberto is executed in the Baixada Fluminense, his lover Marluce keeps an old clock he stole in his last heist with a treasure hidden in its interior. The dirty ... See full summary »

Stars: Betty Faria, José Wilker, Stênio Garcia, Gracindo Júnior

Votes: 23

49. Punish the Wicked (2005)

Thriller, Horror

5.7
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Eight teenagers arrive in a religious facility managed by Jacob and Sarow apparently to spend a couple of days practicing the principles of the Bible helping the elders and cleaning the ... See full summary »

Director: Aller Beauchamp | Stars: Keila Collins, Roshelle Baier, Eric Barrios, Chantelle Barry

Votes: 23

50. Killer Wave (2007– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2007)

TV-14 | 88 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.0
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The scientist and novelist John McAdams is summoned to an emergency meeting of scientists at the Preston Point Institute to discuss a tsunami that has hit the Southern New Jersey Shore. ... See full summary »

Director: Bruce McDonald | Stars: Angus Macfadyen, Karine Vanasse, Louis Philippe Dandenault, John Robinson

Votes: 23


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