Elite Squad

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Overview

In 1997, before the visit of the pope to Rio de Janeiro, Captain Nascimento from BOPE (Special Police Operations Battalion) is assigned to eliminate the risks of the drug dealers in a dangerous slum nearby where the pope intends to be lodged.

  1. José Padilha

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Rodrigo Pimentel

    Screenplay

  3. André Batista

    Novel

  4. Luiz Eduardo Soares

    Novel

  5. Bráulio Mantovani

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Wagner Moura

    Wagner Moura

    Capitão Nascimento

  2. Caio Junqueira

    Caio Junqueira

    Neto

  3. André Ramiro

    André Ramiro

    André Matias

  4. Milhem Cortaz

    Milhem Cortaz

    Capitao Fabio

  5. Fernanda Machado

    Fernanda Machado

    Maria

  6. Maria Ribeiro

    Maria Ribeiro

    Rosane

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Movie Data

Facts

Original Title Tropa de Elite

Status Released

Original Language Portuguese

Runtime 1h 55m

Budget $4,000,000.00

Revenue -

Homepage http://www.tropadeeliteofilme.com.br/

Release Information

  • September 19, 2008
    R, Theatrical

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A review by Andres Gomez

7.0
By Andres Gomez

Decent movie with lots of strongly violent action. It stands up because it is staged in Rio and created by Brazilians.

The plot is not very surprising but good enough.

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