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Nowadays I mainly rate movies…

Movies where Portuguese is spoken

  • Seven

    9

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Police drama about two cops, one new and one about to retire, after a serial killer using the seven deadly sins as his MO.

  • City of God

    9

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Two boys growing up in a violent neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro take different paths: one becomes a photographer, the other a drug dealer.

  • Love Actually

    8

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Follows the lives of eight very different couples in dealing with their love lives in various loosely interrelated tales all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England.

  • Senna

    8

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    The story of the monumental life and tragic death of legendary Brazilian motor-racing Champion, Ayrton Senna. Spanning the decade from his arrival in Formula One in the mid 80’s, the film follows Senna’s struggles both on track against his nemesis, French World Champion Alain Prost, and off it, against the politics which infest the sport. Sublime, spiritual yet, on occasion, ruthless - Senna conquers and transcends Formula One to become a global superstar. Privately, he is humble, almost shy, and fiercely patriotic, donating millions to his native Brasil and contemplating a life beyond motor-racing. Yet he is struck down in his prime on the blackest weekend in the history of the sport, watched live on television by 300 million people. Years on he is revered in Formula One as the greatest motor racing driver of all time - and in Brasil as a Saint.

  • Signs

    8

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A family living on a farm finds mysterious crop circles in their fields which suggests something more frightening to come.

  • My Neighbour Totoro

    8

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    When two girls move to the country to be near their ailing mother, they have adventures with the wonderous forest spirits who live nearby.

  • Where to Invade Next

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    To learn what the USA can learn from other nations, Michael Moore playfully “invades” them to see what they have to offer.

  • Citizenfour

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A documentarian and a reporter travel to Hong Kong for the first of many meetings with Edward Snowden.

  • Elite Squad

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    In 1997, before the visit of the pope to Rio de Janeiro, Captain Nascimento from BOPE (Special Police Operation Battalion) is assigned to eliminate the risks of the drug dealers in a dangerous slum nearby where the pope intends to be lodged. Captain Nascimento is trying to find a man to replace him because his wife is pregnant and he intends to quit the command and become a trainer of the new recruits. Meanwhile, the two idealistic friends Neto and Matias join the Military Police force expecting to become honest policemen and fight the criminals. However, they see only corruption, lack of competence and stupid bureaucracy in the Military Police, and after a serious incident in the Morro da Babilônia, they decide to join the BOPE. The lives of Capitain Nascimento, Neto and Matias are entwined along the next months, first in the tough training period and then in action against drug dealers…

  • P2

    7

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    A businesswoman is pursued by a psychopath after being locked in a parking garage on Christmas Eve.

  • The Incredible Hulk

    7

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Fugitive Dr. Bruce Banner must utilize the genetic accident that transforms him into a giant, rampaging hulk to stop a former soldier that purposely becomes an even more dangerous version.

  • Safe Haven

    6

    I have watched this movie twice, the latest being on .

    A young woman with a mysterious past lands in Southport, North Carolina where her bond with a widower forces her to confront the dark secret that haunts her.

  • The Cat Returns

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    After helping a cat, a young girl finds herself involuntarily engaged to a cat prince in a magical world where her only hope of freedom lies with a dapper cat statuette come to life.

  • The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou

    6

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    With a plan to exact revenge on a mythical shark that killed his partner, oceanographer Steve Zissou (Murray) rallies a crew that includes his estranged wife (Huston), a journalist (Blanchett), and a man who may or may not be his son (Wilson).

  • Romper Stomper

    5

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A group of skinheads become alarmed at the way their neighbourhood is changing.

  • Eat Pray Love

    4

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    Liz Gilbert (Roberts) had everything a modern woman is supposed to dream of having - a husband, a house, a successful career - yet like so many others, she found herself lost, confused, and searching for what she really wanted in life. Newly divorced and at a crossroads, Gilbert steps out of her comfort zone, risking everything to change her life, embarking on a journey around the world that becomes a quest for self-discovery. In her travels, she discovers the true pleasure of nourishment by eating in Italy; the power of prayer in India, and, finally and unexpectedly, the inner peace and balance of true love in Bali.

  • Paradise Lost

    4

    I have watched this movie once, which was on .

    A group of young backpackers’ vacation turns sour when a bus accident leaves them marooned in a remote Brazilian jungle that holds an ominous secret.

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My name is Trevor Morris & I am a movie-loving, mountain bike-riding web developer from the UK. Currently, freelancing at Surface.