Top 10 awesome movies like Up Against Them All that you will enjoy watching

You just finished watching Up Against Them All and you can't get over how good this movie was. Now you want to watch more of such masterpieces. We have curated a list of similar movies which are created by the likes of Roberto Moreira, Leona Cavalli and Sílvia Lourenço . Here goes the list -

  1. Saint George
  2. Chronically Unfeasible
  3. Time of Fear
  4. Bróder
  5. Um Tiro no Escuro
  6. In the Darkness of the Night
  7. Belly Up
  8. The Man of the Year
  9. 400 Contra 1: Uma História do Crime Organizado
  10. Presídio de Mulheres Violentadas
  1. Saint George

    Saint George

    An unemployed boxer turned collection agency employee deals with the deplorable methods they have to use when collecting bad debts.

    This movie, created by Marco Martins, Nuno Lopes and Mariana Nunes, scores 7.0 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Drama

  2. Chronically Unfeasible

    Chronically Unfeasible

    Dissection of Brazilian problems, using six people who meet in a restaurant in São Paulo as models to illustrate political and sociological theses.

    This movie, created by Sergio Bianchi, Umberto Magnani and Cecil Thiré, scores 6.9 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Drama

  3. Time of Fear

    Time of Fear

    The widow piano teacher Lúcia and her unemployed teenage son Rafa move to a poor neighborhood in the periphery of São Paulo after the bankrupting of her pension plan. Rafa a.k.a. Pilot tells his mother that he is going to the movie theater with his friend Beto, but they go to a street racing instead in a car that Beto has stolen in the workshop where he works. While seeking the documents, they find a revolver in the glove compartment. When Rafa hits the car of a black man in a maneuver, he shoots Beto on the chest. Rafa takes the gun and accidentally kills a girl. He is sent to prison and during one visit, Lúcia meets the influent lawyer Ruiva and they befriend each other. Ruiva, who is one of the head of the criminal organization "Party", offers money to the needy Lúcia to help her in minor wrongdoings, such as bringing illegal stuff to the inmates. Meanwhile the leaders of the powerful criminal organization have inner fights; when they are sent to a maximum security prison, they order rebellions in the prisons and havoc on the streets on the Mother's Day. Lúcia gets a remission to Rafa for this day, but the teenager has obligations with the Party.

    This movie, created by Sergio Rezende, Andrea Beltrão and Denise Weinberg, scores 6.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Thriller | Crime | Drama

  4. Bróder

    Bróder

    In the slum of Capão Redondo in São Paulo, the twenty-third anniversary of Marco Aurélio a.k.a. Macu will be celebrated with a "feijoada" (a typical Brazilian dish of black beans and pork) and beers promoted by his mother Dona Sônia and their closest friends. Among the guests are Macu's childhood best friends Jaiminho, who plays soccer in Spain and is waiting to be summoned by the coach to the national team, and Pibe, who has a baby and is living with Macu's former girlfriend Claudia. Macu owes money to the dangerous criminal Serjão and Napão and will host a boy that will be kidnapped by the delinquents in order to pay for his debts. Along the day, Macu stays with Jaiminho and Pibe recalling their childhood together. By the end of the day, Serjão and Napão tell Macu that they have changed their plans and the kid will not be kidnapped, but Jaiminho instead. Further, he shall meet the powerful Dr. Venceslau for further instructions. Now Macu is to be on the horns of a dilemma between his friendship for Jaiminho and the fear for the gang of his slum.

    This movie, created by Jeferson De, Caio Blat and Jonathan Haagensen, scores 6.6 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Drama

  5. Um Tiro no Escuro

    Um Tiro no Escuro

    A baby is kidnapped in a Brazilian airport. Years later, the mother lives in Lisbon and works in a strip-tease bar so she can survive. When she is fired, she joins a gang of bank robbers...

    This movie, created by Leonel Vieira, Joaquim de Almeida and Vanessa Mesquita, scores 6.3 on IMDb.

    Genres - Thriller | Crime | Drama

  6. In the Darkness of the Night

    In the Darkness of the Night

    "Noite Escura" is a disturbing movie about the Portuguese underworld of prostitution.

    This movie, created by João Canijo, Fernando Luís and Rita Blanco, scores 6.7 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Drama

  7. Belly Up

    Belly Up

    Two hit men, a veteran and a beginner, chatter in a bar on Brazil-Paraguai border, while waiting for their victim to appear.

    This movie, created by Beto Brant, Chico Díaz and Murilo Benício, scores 6.8 on IMDb.

    Genres - Crime | Drama

  8. The Man of the Year

    The Man of the Year

    Maiquel has lost a bet and dyed his hair blond. This little event triggers a head-on collision with destiny in which Maiquel goes from nobody to hero to outlaw--all in 24 hours.

    This movie, created by José Henrique Fonseca, Murilo Benício and Cláudia Abreu, scores 7.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Crime | Drama

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  9. 400 Contra 1: Uma História do Crime Organizado

    400 Contra 1: Uma História do Crime Organizado

    The real story behind the creation of the Comando Vermelho (Red Commando), the powerful criminal organization that terrorized Rio de Janeiro for several decades. The movie follows William, who is sent to a notorious prison island during the military regime, and there he befriends other criminal people like him and also many political prisoners of the place, full of ideologies and demanding better conditions in the place. Soon, what started as a movement dealing with improvements behind bars became a violent group that escalated outside of prison, with members involved in criminal acts, robberies, murders and spectacular jailbreaks.

    This movie, created by Caco Souza, Daniel de Oliveira and Fabrício Boliveira, scores 5.4 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Crime | Drama

  10. Presídio de Mulheres Violentadas

    Presídio de Mulheres Violentadas

    This movie, created by Luiz Castellini, Esmeralda Barros and Hugo Bidet, scores 5.2 on IMDb.

    Genres - Action | Crime | Drama

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