Elite Squad


Elite Squad

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.

Votes 501 (7.8/10)

Runtime: 115 minutes

Release Date 2007-10-12

Budget: $4,000,000.00

Website: Link

Tagline: On the streets of Rio only the elite survive

Production company:

  • The Weinstein Company
  • Zazen Produções
  • Estúdios Mega
  • Quanta Centro de Produções Cinematográficas
  • Costa Films
  • Posto 9
  • Feijão Filmes
  • Universal Pictures do Brasil

Production country:

  • Brazil

Genres:

  • Drama
  • Action
  • Crime

Trailer

Further Information

Capitão Nascimento
Wagner Moura
Wagner Moura
Neto
Caio Junqueira
Caio Junqueira
André Matias
André Ramiro
André Ramiro
Capitao Fabio
Milhem Cortaz
Milhem Cortaz
Maria
Fernanda Machado
Fernanda Machado
Rosane
Maria Ribeiro
Maria Ribeiro
Baiano
Fábio Lago
Fábio Lago
Marcinho
Erick Oliveira
Erick Oliveira
Coronel Otávio
Marcelo Escorel
Marcelo Escorel
Rose
Roberta Santiago
Roberta Santiago
Director
José Padilha
José Padilha
Novel
André Batista
André Batista
Novel
Luiz Eduardo Soares
Luiz Eduardo Soares
Screenplay
Bráulio Mantovani
Bráulio Mantovani
Screenplay
José Padilha
José Padilha
Screenplay
Rodrigo Pimentel
Rodrigo Pimentel
Producer
José Padilha
José Padilha
Producer
Marcos Prado
Marcos Prado
Original Music Composer
Pedro Bromfman
Pedro Bromfman
Director of Photography
Lula Carvalho
Lula Carvalho
Editor
Daniel Rezende
Daniel Rezende
Casting
Luiz Montes
Luiz Montes
Production Design
Tulé Peak
Tulé Peak
Set Decoration
Odair Zani
Odair Zani
Costume Design
Cláudia Kopke
Cláudia Kopke
Hairstylist
Ignácio Posadas
Ignácio Posadas
Makeup Artist
Martín Macías
Martín Macías
Makeup Artist
Sandro Valerio
Sandro Valerio
Art Department Coordinator
Cristina Cirne
Cristina Cirne
Assistant Art Director
Dany Espinelli
Dany Espinelli
Property Master
Dejair dos Santos
Dejair dos Santos
Set Designer
Tiago Marques Teixeira
Tiago Marques Teixeira
Set Designer
Thiago Marques
Thiago Marques
Dialogue Editor
Débora Opolski
Débora Opolski
Foley
Roger Hands
Roger Hands
Sound Effects Editor
Juliana Lago
Juliana Lago
Sound Effects Editor
Eduardo Virmond Lima
Eduardo Virmond Lima
Sound Effects Editor
Fernando Lobo
Fernando Lobo
Sound Re-Recording Mixer
Armando Torres Jr.
Armando Torres Jr.
Special Effects Coordinator
Bruno Van Zeebroeck
Bruno Van Zeebroeck
Stunt Coordinator
Keith Woulard
Keith Woulard
Stunt Coordinator
Fillipe Dias
Fillipe Dias
Camera Operator
Pablo Baião
Pablo Baião
Camera Operator
Lula Carvalho
Lula Carvalho
Still Photographer
David Prichard
David Prichard
Gaffer
Ulisses Malta Jr.
Ulisses Malta Jr.
Costume Supervisor
Alex Brollo
Alex Brollo
Digital Intermediate
Matthew W. Johnson
Matthew W. Johnson
Digital Intermediate
Betsy Solorzano
Betsy Solorzano
Script Supervisor
Olivia Rabacov
Olivia Rabacov
Location Manager
Rodrigo Lamounier
Rodrigo Lamounier

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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