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Original Title

Tropa de Elite

Movie Facts

Part of the: Elite Squad Collection

Status: Released

Runtime: 115

Budget: $4,000,000

Revenue: -

Language: pt

Webpage: Link

Release Info

  •  R

Plot Keywords

Alternative Titles

  • Tropa de Elite: Gli Squadroni della Morte
  • Элитный отряд
  • Elitarni
  • Elit halálosztók
  • Tropa de Elite
  • 精銳部隊
  • Tropa de Elite
Content Score: 100


7.7/10 (240 votes)


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.


On the streets of Rio only the elite survive.


Director: José Padilha
Writers: , , , ,

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Wagner Moura

Wagner Moura
as Capitão Nascimento

Caio Junqueira

Caio Junqueira
as Neto

André Ramiro

André Ramiro
as André Matias

Milhem Cortaz

Milhem Cortaz
as Capitao Fabio

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A review by tanty

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.