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Famous Movies Filmed in Brazil

Updated March 6, 2020 3.7k views17 items

List RulesThe movies below must have at least one major scene that was filmed in Brazil

List of movies that were filmed in Brazil, including trailers of the films when available. Brazil has a lot of famous landmarks and beautiful landscapes, making it a great location to film movies in. This list of famous movies shot in Brazil is listed by popularity, so the movie names at the top of the list are the most well-known. This isn't necessarily a list of all movies shot in Brazil, so if you notice an important film is missing then feel free to add it at the bottom of this list.

The list you're viewing is made up of many different movies, including Federal and City of God.

If you're trying to answer the questions, "What films were shot in Brazil?" and "Which famous movies were filmed in Brazil?" then you'e in the right place.

Both big studio and independent films that were filmed in Brazil are included below, as well as all genres including horror, action, comedy and more.
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    Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

    Released2008

    Directed bySteven Spielberg

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    The Incredible Hulk

    The Incredible Hulk

    Robert Downey Jr., Liv Tyler

    Released2008

    Directed byLouis Leterrier

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    City of God

    City of God

    Alice Braga, Seu Jorge

    Released2002

    Directed byFernando Meirelles

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    Fast Five

    Fast Five

    Vin Diesel, Paul Walker

    Released2011

    Directed byJustin Lin

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    Moonraker

    Moonraker

    Roger Moore, Lois Chiles

    Released1979

    Directed byLewis Gilbert

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    Miami Vice

    Miami Vice

    Colin Farrell, Jamie Foxx

    Released2006

    Directed byMichael Mann

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    The Rundown

    The Rundown

    Arnold Schwarzenegger, Dwayne Johnson

    Released2003

    Directed byPeter Berg

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    Elvis & Madona

    Elvis & Madona

    José Wilker, Buza Ferraz

    Released2010

    Directed byMarcelo Laffitte

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    The House of Sand

    The House of Sand

    Fernanda Montenegro, Fernanda Torres

    Released2005

    Directed byAndrucha Waddington

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  • 10
    Paulista

    Paulista

    Silvia Lourenço, Danni Carlos

    Released2009

    Directed byRoberto Moreira

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    Where the River Runs Black

    Where the River Runs Black

    Dana Delany, Charles Durning

    Released1986

    Directed byChristopher Cain

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  • 12
    Alice's House

    Alice's House

    Carla Ribas, Claudio Jaborandy

    Released2007

    Directed byChico Teixeira

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    Bog of Beasts

    Bog of Beasts

    Matheus Nachtergaele, Dira Paes

    Released2006

    Directed byCláudio Assis

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    I Don't Want to Go Back Alone

    I Don't Want to Go Back Alone

    Júlio Machado, Tess Amorim

    Released2010

    Directed byDaniel Ribeiro

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    Federal

    Federal

    Michael Madsen, Selton Mello

    Released2010

    Directed byErik de Castro

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    69 – Luz Square

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    Bacurau

    Bacurau

    Sônia Braga, Udo Kier

    Released2020

    Directed byKleber Mendonça Filho, Juliano Dornelles