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South American films / Or set in South America / or from South American directors
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2. Capitães da Areia (2011)
96 min | Adventure
About the life and adventures of a gang of abandoned street kids known as Capitães da Areia (Captains of the Sands), in Salvador, Bahia, during the 1950s.
3. Battle in Heaven (2005)
Unrated | 98 min | Crime, Drama
Marcos lusts after his boss's promiscuous daughter, but after botching an extortion scheme, he becomes wracked with guilt.
Votes: 5,575 | Gross: $0.07M
4. The Club (2015)
Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
A crisis counselor is sent by the Catholic Church to a small Chilean beach town where disgraced Priests and nuns, suspected of crimes ranging from child abuse to baby-snatching from unwed mothers, live secluded, after an incident occurs.
Votes: 8,132 | Gross: $0.03M
5. Estive em Lisboa e Lembrei de Você (2015)
94 min | Drama
"I was in Lisbon and remembered you" is a Brazil-Portugual co-production, based on the book by the prized Brazilian author Luiz Ruffato. The film was directed by the Portuguese director, ... See full summary »
6. Casa Grande (2014)
Not Rated | 115 min | Drama, Romance
Exploring issues of class privilege among Rio's decadent elite, Casa Grande depicts a teenage boy's struggle to escape his overprotective parents as they covertly spiral into bankruptcy.
7. Neruda (2016)
R | 107 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
An inspector hunts down Nobel Prize-winning Chilean poet, Pablo Neruda, who becomes a fugitive in his home country in the late 1940s for joining the Communist Party.
Votes: 8,036 | Gross: $0.94M
8. Good Manners (2017)
135 min | Fantasy, Horror, Musical
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 bond, but a fateful night changes their plans.
Votes: 1,560 | Gross: $0.03M
9. Paulista (2009)
Not Rated | 83 min | Drama, Romance
The story of three young people in search of love amid the frantic pace of São Paulo. What will a relationship unearth of their unspoken past, and can they dare hope for a happy future?
11. Just Like Our Parents (2017)
102 min | Drama
When Rosa's mother makes a surprising disclosure to her one day, Rosa decides to break out of her usual obligations. In so doing she discovers that life holds many surprises in store for her.
12. Body Electric (2017)
Unrated | 94 min | Drama
The summer is coming and Elias has been dreaming of the sea a lot. In the factory where he works, his responsibilities increase as the holiday season approaches. After one more night ... See full summary »
13. Zama (2017)
Unrated | 115 min | Drama
Based on the novel by Antonio Di Benedetto written in 1956, on Don Diego de Zama, a Spanish officer of the seventeenth century settled in Asunción, who awaits his transfer to Buenos Aires.
Votes: 3,936 | Gross: $0.20M
14. The Other End (2016)
92 min | Drama
Diogo (17) has a little quirk: he likes to call his mother's female therapy patients and masturbate while listening to them on the phone. One of these patients is Angela (43), a woman who ... See full summary »
15. Vazante (2017)
116 min | Adventure, Drama
Brazil 1821. A rich cattle herder finds out that his wife dies in labor. Forced to live in the property with numerous African slaves, he marries his wife's niece. But he returns to droving, leaving his wife behind alone with the slaves.
Votes: 419 | Gross: $0.02M
16. The Heiresses (2018)
98 min | Drama
Chela and Chiquita are both descended from wealthy families in Asunción and have been together for over 30 years. But recently, their financial situation has worsened and they begin selling... See full summary »
Votes: 1,718 | Gross: $0.08M
18. Elite Squad: The Enemy Within (2010)
Not Rated | 115 min | Action, Crime, Drama
After a prison riot, former-Captain Nascimento, now a high ranking security officer in Rio de Janeiro, is swept into a bloody political dispute that involves government officials and paramilitary groups.
Votes: 74,972 | Gross: $0.10M
19. The Untamed (2016)
Not Rated | 98 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
A couple in a troubled marriage locate a meteorite, initiating an encounter with a mysterious creature. Their lives are turned upside down by the discovery of the creature, which is a source of both pleasure and destruction.
Votes: 3,477 | Gross: $0.03M
21. Entre ríos: todo lo que no dijimos (2014)
85 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Emanuel travels to visit his grandma Catie, who lives in the countryside. He has a feeling this is going to be their last goodbye. His mother's looking after Catie and she has decided not ... See full summary »
22. Museo (2018)
128 min | Crime, Drama
In 1985, a group of criminals mock the security of the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City to extract 140 pre-Hispanic pieces from their showcases.
Votes: 3,280 | Gross: $0.15M
24. The Lost Brother (2017)
112 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Cetarti, a public employee who has just been fired, travels from Buenos Aires to Lapachito, a lonely town in the Chaco province. He must take care of the corpses of his mother and brother ... See full summary »
26. Giants of Valdes (2008)
100 min | Drama
A businessman travels to Patagonia and tries to convince people who live in the area to build an expensive hotel regardless of a building of such magnitude could destroy the beauty of the ... See full summary »
27. Burnt Money (2000)
R | 125 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Nene & Angel and their accomplice Cuervo participate in a botched bank robbery in 1965 Buenos Aires, then hide out from the police in Uruguay while the gang breaks down.
Votes: 5,779 | Gross: $0.24M
28. Undertow (2009)
Not Rated | 97 min | Drama, Romance
An unusual ghost story set on the Peruvian seaside; a married fisherman struggles to reconcile his devotion to his male lover within his town's rigid traditions.
29. Good Luck (2014)
90 min | Drama
After several behavior problems, João, a teenager (João Pedro Zappa) is admitted to a psychiatric clinic by his family. There he meets Judite ( Deborah Secco) , for who he soon falls in ... See full summary »
30. City of Men (2007)
R | 106 min | Crime, Drama
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 drug gangs from Rio's favelas.
Votes: 14,460 | Gross: $0.31M
31. Delicate Crime (2005)
87 min | Drama
Antônio Martins, respected theatrical critic, is a very rational man. But a chance meeting with young Inês, a nude painting model, is going to rock him. Inês keeps a relationship with ... See full summary »
33. Redentor (2004)
100 min | Drama, Fantasy
Célio Rocha believes he was assigned by God Himself a difficult mission: to persuade his childhood friend Otávio Sabóia, a corrupt entrepeneur in the construction business, to give away all his possessions to the poor.
34. Futuro Beach (2014)
Unrated | 106 min | Drama, Romance
Shortly after failing to rescue a drowning man, Donato meets Konrad, a friend of the victim. They soon begin a relationship which seems doomed from the start, while Donato's past catches up with him.
Votes: 2,369 | Gross: $0.02M