Brazilian movies about love

List of the best Brazilian movies about love, selected by visitors to our site: Invisible Life, Adrift, In Dog's Words, Rich in Love, If Only, The Clone, Reaching for the Moon, Rio 2096: A Story of Love and Fury, Seashore, Indignation.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

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Markimdb: 7.8
Genremelodrama
CountryBrazil, Germany
CharactersTerminally ill, Sisters, Pianists
PlotLove, Dancing, Friendship, Depression, Fate
StyleRomantic, Psychological problems, Soulful, Fascinating

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 1950. In the conservative home of the Gusmão family, Eurídice and Guida are two inseparable sisters who support each other. While Guida can share with her younger sister the details of her romantic adventures, Eurídice finds in her older sister the encouragement she needs to pursue her dream of becoming a professional pianist.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genredrama
CountryBrazil
CharactersTeens
PlotLove, Passion
PlaceSea, Beach
StyleGloomy, Touching, Serious

A 1980s-set drama about a teenage girl undergoing her sexual awakening when she learns about her father's infidelities.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genredrama
CountryBrazil
Duration02:16
CharactersAnimals, Police, Family, Fathers, Housewives
PlotLove, Cheating
StyleFascinating, Serious

São Paulo, 2007. Santana works as a dogcatcher, picking up stray animals. He is a friendly guy, averse to trouble, who has always kept violence away from the doorsteps of his home. One day, he catches a very big dog in a school. Some days later, comes the animal's owner: Babyface, a sociopath ex-cop. The man is furious, considering his dog to be "kidnapped", and demands immediate restitution of his pet. But the dog is not coming back: according to the law, the animal was put to sleep. In a misunderstanding, Babyface argue with Santana, blaming him for his pet's death. From this moment on, Santana's life will be completely changed.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryBrazil

Working incognito at his rich dad's company to test his own merits, Teto falls for Paula and tells her he grew up poor, a lie that spins out of control.

Markimdb: 7.1
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration01:32
CharactersMusicians, Businessmen, Singers
PlotLove, Time travel, True love, Fate
StyleRomantic, To cry, Touching, Serious

After his impetuous musician girlfriend, Samantha, dies in an accident shortly after they had a fight (and nearly broke up), a grief-stricken British businessman, Ian Wyndham, living in London gets a chance to relive the day all over again, in the hope of changing the events that led up to her getting killed.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genrefantastic, melodrama, drama
CountryBrazil
PlotLove, Dancing, Religious, Love triangle, Jealousy
StyleTo cry

O Clone is a Brazilian TV Series/Telenovela that ran on the Rede Globo Network from October 1, 2001 to June 15, 2002, airing 221 episodes.

Markimdb: 7
Genremelodrama, drama, biography
CountryBrazil
Duration01:58
CharactersLesbians, Gay, Writers, Cats
PlotLove, On real events, Love triangle, Depression, Political
PlaceTrains, Psychiatric hospitals, New York
StyleFascinating, Touching, Serious

In 1951, New York poet Elizabeth Bishop travels to Rio de Janeiro to visit Mary, a college friend. The shy Elizabeth is overwhelmed by Brazilian sensuality. She is the antithesis to Mary’s dashing partner, architect Lota de Macedo Soares. Mary is jealous, but unconventional Lota is determined to have both women at all costs. This eternal triangle plays out against the backdrop of the military coup of 1964. Bishop’s moving poems are at the core of a film which lushly illustrates a crucial phase in the life of this influential Pulitzer prize-winning poet.

Markimdb: 7.3
Genrefantastic, action, fantasy, melodrama, drama, adventure, cartoon, history
CountryBrazil, USA
Duration01:38
CharactersHeroes, Immortals
PlotLove, Adventure, Supernatural, True love
StyleExciting, Fascinating, Touching, Serious

The film narrates the love between Janaína and a native warrior who, when dying, takes the form of a bird. For six centuries, the story of the couple survives through four stages in the history of Brazil: 1500, when the country was discovered by the Portuguese explorers, 1800, in events during slavery; 1970, during the high point of the military dictatorship, and 2096, when there will be a war over water.

Markimdb: 5.9
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryBrazil
Duration01:49
CharactersTeens, Gay
PlotLove, Friendship, Loneliness
PlaceBeach
StyleRomantic, Soulful, Atmospheric, Fascinating, Touching

A lonely beach on the southernmost coast of Brazil is the scene for two friends, on the brink of adulthood, to explore their understanding of themselves and one another. Martin (Mateus Almada) has been sent by his father to retrieve what appears to be an inheritance-related document from the family of his recently deceased and estranged grandfather. Tomaz (Mauricio Jose Barcellos) accompanies him, seemingly hoping to regain some of their former closeness. The two boys shelter themselves in a glass house, in front of a cold and stormy sea.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA, China, Brazil, Germany
Duration02:23
CharactersTeens, Jews, Students, Teachers, Singers
PlotLove, War, Friendship, Religious, Baseball
PlaceCollege, Hospitals, Cemetery, USA
StyleRomantic, Exciting, Intellectual

In 1951, Marcus Messner, a working-class Jewish student from New Jersey, attends a small Ohio college, where he struggles with anti-Semitism, sexual repression, and the ongoing Korean War.

Markimdb: 7.9
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryItaly, France, USA, Brazil
Duration02:09
CharactersGay, Scientists, Fathers, Pianists, Mothers
PlotLove, Relationship, First love, Love with age difference, Seduction
PlaceSea, Italy, Small cities
TimeSummer
StyleSoulful, Touching

Elio Perlman is spending the summer with his family at their vacation home in Lombardy, Italy. When his father hires a handsome doctoral student, the curious 17-year-old finds himself developing a growing attraction to the young man.

Markimdb: 5
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryBrazil, Mexico
CharactersTeens
PlotLove, Social Media

When Ana, an influencer, crashes her car while talking on the phone, she's shipped to her grumpy grandfather's farm -- and forced into a digital detox.

Markimdb: 5.2
Genredrama
CountryBrazil, Portugal, France
Duration01:23
CharactersMagician
PlotLove
PlaceCircus

The story of five generations of the same family-owned circus. From the inauguration of The Great Mystical Circus in 1910 up to present day, the adventures and loves of the Knieps family, from their prime through to their decadence, up until the surprise ending. A film in which reality and fantasy come together in a mystical universe.

Markimdb: 6.7
Genrecomedy
CountryBrazil
PlotLove, Friendship
StyleLight, Fascinating

The film shows the day when Rui and Vani first met. It was at their wedding (with other partners). Vani was going to marry Sérgio, and Rui would marry Marta in the same church, following Vani's marriage. While waiting for the ceremony, they begin to talk. Complications ensue.

Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
CharactersGirlfriends, Architects
PlotLove, Travel, Obsession, Friendship, Depression
StyleRomantic, To cry, Touching

Tom, greeting-card writer and hopeless romantic, is caught completely off-guard when his girlfriend, Summer, suddenly dumps him. He reflects on their 500 days together to try to figure out where their love affair went sour, and in doing so, Tom rediscovers his true passions in life.

Duration01:56
CharactersJews
PlotWar, Survival, Self-sacrifice
PlaceConcentration camp, Ghetto, Italy
TimeWorld War II
StylePopular, Mind-altering, Sad ones, To cry, Makes me think

A touching story of an Italian book seller of Jewish ancestry who lives in his own little fairy tale. His creative and happy life would come to an abrupt halt when his entire family is deported to a concentration camp during World War II. While locked up he tries to convince his son that the whole thing is just a game.

Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
CharactersAutistic, Writers, Disabled people, Losers
PlotLove, Loneliness, First love, Mental disorders
PlaceCourt, New York
StyleRomantic, To cry, Cute, Soulful, Touching

Adam, a lonely man with Asperger's Syndrome, develops a relationship with his upstairs neighbor, Beth.

Markimdb: 8.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, crime, music
CountryUSA
Duration01:59
CharactersGangsters, Musicians
PlotRelationship, Music, Love triangle, Chase, Cheating
StyleRomantic, Light, Fascinating, Black and White

Two musicians witness a mob hit and struggle to find a way out of the city before they are found by the gangsters. Their only opportunity is to join an all-girl band as they leave on a tour. To make their getaway they must first disguise themselves as women, then keep their identities secret and deal with the problems this brings - such as an attractive bandmate and a very determined suitor.

Markimdb: 8.3
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryFrance, Germany
Duration02:02
CharactersIntroverts, Waiters, Good people
PlotLove, Friendship, Loneliness, First love, Success
PlaceTrains, Paris, France
StylePopular, Romantic, Kind, To cry, Vital signs

At a tiny Parisian café, the adorable yet painfully shy Amélie (Audrey Tautou) accidentally discovers a gift for helping others. Soon Amelie is spending her days as a matchmaker, guardian angel, and all-around do-gooder. But when she bumps into a handsome stranger, will she find the courage to become the star of her very own love story?

Duration03:42
CharactersPoor
PlotLove triangle, Jealousy
PlaceEstate
StyleTo cry, Soulful, For girls, By books, Fascinating

An American classic in which a manipulative woman and a roguish man carry on a turbulent love affair in the American south during the Civil War and Reconstruction.

Markimdb: 6.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration01:35
CharactersTeens
PlotLove, Passion, Friendship, First love
PlaceSchool, Party
StyleRomantic, Cute, Soulful, Touching

Dave, a high school senior, spends most of his time pining away over a girl he can’t have. Aubrey, a junior with artistic aspirations, has a hot boyfriend who doesn’t quite understand her or seem to care. Although they go to different schools, Dave and Aubrey find themselves at the same party. When both head outside to get some air, they meet. A casual conversation sparks an instant connection, and, over the course of a weekend, things turn magical, romantic, complicated, and funny as Aubrey and Dave discover what it's like to fall in love for the first time.

Markimdb: 7.4
Genreaction, crime
CountryBrazil
Duration01:41
CharactersLawyers, Criminals
PlotMoney, Hostage
StyleExciting, Serious, Disturbing

Edgar is a young upper-middle class man, close to completing 30 years old, he lives a full life crisis and is in a position common to the vast majority of Brazilians. On the one hand the power, represented by a corrupt state, abusive and absent in their taxes before their obligations. On the other, crime increasingly organized violence became a constant in the lives of citizens in large cities. Edgar responds to all this as a modern vigilante. With the help of ingredients such as technology, counter-information and manipulation, Edgar concocts a brilliant plan, using the greed of their opponents as the reason for its destruction. As the plot unfolds, we know more about the dark past of each character as Edgar fit the pieces together in an intriguing puzzle that makes up the film's plot.

Markimdb: 7.6
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Germany
Duration02:04
CharactersStudents, Lawyers
PlotLove, Passion, Relationship, First love, Love with age difference
PlaceCourt, Germany
StyleBy books, Depressive

The story of Michael Berg, a German lawyer who, as a teenager in the late 1950s, had an affair with an older woman, Hanna, who then disappeared only to resurface years later as one of the defendants in a war crimes trial stemming from her actions as a concentration camp guard late in the war. He alone realizes that Hanna is illiterate and may be concealing that fact at the expense of her freedom.

Markimdb: 8.6
Genredrama, crime
CountryBrazil, France
Duration02:10
CharactersGangsters, Gangsters, Photographers
PlotSurvival, Adventure
PlaceGhetto

Cidade de Deus is a shantytown that started during the 1960s and became one of Rio de Janeiro’s most dangerous places in the beginning of the 1980s. To tell the story of this place, the movie describes the life of various characters, all seen by the point of view of the narrator, Buscapé. Buscapé was raised in a very violent environment. Despite the feeling that all odds were against him, he finds out that life can be seen with other eyes...

Markimdb: 7.4
Genremelodrama, drama, military
CountryUSA, United Kingdom
Duration02:35
CharactersNurses
PlotLove, War, Obsession, Expeditions, Fate
TimeWorld War II
StyleRomantic, To cry, Fascinating, Touching

In the 1930s, Count Almásy is a Hungarian map maker employed by the Royal Geographical Society to chart the vast expanses of the Sahara Desert along with several other prominent explorers. As World War II unfolds, Almásy enters into a world of love, betrayal, and politics.

Markimdb: 3.3
Genremelodrama
CountryPoland
CharactersMafia, Rich guys and poor girls, Rich, Beautiful actors, Beautiful girls
PlotLove, Passion, Abduction, Relationship, Travel
PlaceItaly
StyleRomantic, Explicit scenes, Beautiful, Fascinating

Massimo Torricelli, a young and handsome boss of a Sicilian Mafia family, has no other option but to takeover after his father has been assassinated. Laura is a sales director in a luxurious hotel in Warsaw. She has a successful career, but her private life lacks passion. She is taking one last shot to save her relationship. Together with her bone-headed boyfriend Martin and some other friends, she takes a trip to Sicily. She does not expect that Massimo, the most dangerous man on the island, will get in her way, kidnap her, hold her captive and give her 365 days - to fall in love with him.

Markimdb: 5.8
Genrecomedy, melodrama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
CharactersTeens
PlotLove, First love, Difficult choice
StyleLight, Cute

With college decisions looming, Elle juggles her long-distance romance with Noah, changing relationship with bestie Lee and feelings for a new classmate.

Markimdb: 6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens
PlotLove, Friendship, Love triangle, Fate, Date
StyleRomantic, Cute, Womens in main roles, Touching

Lara Jean and Peter have just taken their romance from pretend to officially real when another recipient of one of her love letters enters the picture.

Markimdb: 6.5
Genremelodrama, drama, music, biography
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens, Musicians, Disabled people, Guitarists, Stars
PlotLove, Wedding
StyleFor girls, To cry, For single girls, Touching

The true-life story of Christian music star Jeremy Camp and his journey of love and loss that looks to prove there is always hope.

Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
CharactersTeens, Lesbians, Gay, Musicians, Students
PlotLove, Love triangle, Relationship, Loneliness, First love
PlaceSchool, Small cities
StyleRomantic, Light, For single girls, Womens in main roles, Touching

Shy, straight-A student Ellie is hired by sweet but inarticulate jock Paul, who needs help wooing the most popular girl in school. But their new and unlikely friendship gets tricky when Ellie discovers she has feelings for the same girl.





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