After a bloody invasion of the BOPE in the High-Security Penitentiary Bangu 1 in Rio de Janeiro to control a rebellion of interns, the Lieutenant-Colonel Roberto Nascimento and the second in command Captain André Matias are accused by the Human Right Aids member Diogo Fraga of execution of prisoners. Matias is transferred to the corrupted Military Police and Nascimento is exonerated from the BOPE by the Governor.

  1. José Padilha

    Director, Screenplay, Story

  2. Bráulio Mantovani

    Screenplay, Story

  3. Rodrigo Pimentel


Top Billed Cast

  1. Wagner Moura

    Wagner Moura

    Tenente-Coronel Nascimento

  2. Irandhir Santos

    Irandhir Santos

    Diogo Fraga

  3. André Ramiro

    André Ramiro

    André Matias

  4. Pedro Van-Held

    Pedro Van-Held


  5. Maria Ribeiro

    Maria Ribeiro


Full Cast & Crew

Elite Squad: The Enemy Within
Elite Squad: The Enemy Within



Original Title Tropa de Elite 2

Status Released

Release Information

  • January 23, 2011


Original Language Portuguese

Runtime 1h 55m

Budget -

Revenue $63,027,681.00



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