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Elite Squad (Tropa de Elite) (2007)

Elite Squad
7.8 Rating
(610 ratings)
8.1 IMDB rating

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Starring (View all)
Wagner Moura

Wagner Moura

Capitão Nascimento
André Ramiro

André Ramiro

Aspirante Matias
Milhem Cortaz

Milhem Cortaz

Capitão Fábio


Written by (View all)
André Batista

André Batista

book Elite da Tropa
John Kaylin

John Kaylin

adaptation


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2 years, 9 months ago at Nov 22 3:25
Elite Squad is a mostly fine piece of action film making that manages to separate itself from its brethren through its frenetic, kinetic pacing. The story itself is serviceable - elite BOPE leader craves retirement, searches for a replacement in two seemingly different personalities. One is the live wire Neto, the other is idealistic lawyer in training Matias.

The action set piece... read more

A very good movie

2 years, 4 months ago at Apr 24 7:57
Since this movie won the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film festival, I was really eager to watch it. Honestly, I wasn't disappointed. Indeed, it reminded me of this other great Brazilian flick, 'Cidade de Deus'. The big difference is that they didn't only focus on the Favelas but, this time, you get a glimpse on all the layers involved in the drug industry (the violent drug dealers, the population o... read more
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Description: 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 ... (more)
Release date: 12 October 2007
Action (16), Brazilian (16), Brazil (13), 2000s (13), Crime (12), 2007 (11), Police (10), Drama (8), Favela (7), (6), Drugs (6), Torture (4), Slum (4), Gangs (4), Elite Team (4), Argentina (3), Military Training (3), Pope John Paul II (3), University (3), Violence (3)
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