The Brides of Copacabana 

As Noivas de Copacabana (original title)
Policeman has one obsession: to catch the psycho who is killing women in their wedding dresses.






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Series cast summary:
Miguel Falabella Miguel Falabella ...  Donato Menezes 16 episodes, 1992
Reginaldo Faria ...  Detetive Jorge França 16 episodes, 1992
Patricia Pillar ...  Cinara Alves 16 episodes, 1992
Ricardo Petráglia Ricardo Petráglia ...  Paulão Alves 15 episodes, 1992
Branca de Camargo Branca de Camargo ...  Leiloca 15 episodes, 1992
Hugo Carvana Hugo Carvana ...  Delegado Adroaldo de Lima 14 episodes, 1992
Chica Xavier Chica Xavier ...  Rosa 14 episodes, 1992
Yara Lins ...  Dona Eulália 13 episodes, 1992
Fernando Benévolo Fernando Benévolo ...  Eduardo 13 episodes, 1992
Joel Silva Joel Silva ...  Policial 12 episodes, 1992
Zezé Polessa ...  Mariana França 11 episodes, 1992
Patrícia Perrone Patrícia Perrone ...  Lucinha 10 episodes, 1992
Ana Beatriz Nogueira ...  Fátima 8 episodes, 1992
Marcelo Faria Marcelo Faria ...  Claudio 8 episodes, 1992
Márcia Cabrita Márcia Cabrita ...  Adelaide 8 episodes, 1992
Nelson Dantas Nelson Dantas ...  Justino 8 episodes, 1992
João Felipe João Felipe ...  Mirinho 8 episodes, 1992
Heliana Menezes Heliana Menezes ...  Lourdes 8 episodes, 1992
Suely Franco Suely Franco ...  Julia 7 episodes, 1992
Lala Deheinzelin Lala Deheinzelin ...  Helena 7 episodes, 1992


Donato Menezes is a serial killer obsessed with women in their bridal gowns. Donato blends in perfectly with the other residents of the Copacabana neighborhood. A renowned art restorer, he is engaged to beautiful Cinara. His crimes follows the same pattern. First, he seduces the women, and then kills them during the sexual act, always when they are wearing a wedding dress.

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Release Date:

2 June 1992 (Brazil) See more »

Also Known As:

The Brides of Copacabana See more »

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(16 episodes)


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Did You Know?


Writer Dias Gomes got the idea for this show after seeing a TV report about a serial killer who was stalking and killing women dressed as brides. See more »

Alternate Versions

In the version exported for international broadcasting, the ending is different. The show ends with Donato being locked away in a mental institution. In the original brazilian broadcast, Donato escapes and cruises for another victim. See more »

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