Elite Squad (Tropa De Elite)

Movie information

Rated R: Restricted (Under 17 Requires Accompanying Parent or Adult Guardian) -- Rated R for strong violence, pervasive language and drug content.
Released on:
September 19, 2008 (limited)

IFC Films

Status: Released

Wagner Moura, Andre Ramiro, Caio Junqueira, Milhem Cortaz, Fernanda Machado, Maria Ribeiro, Paulo Vilela

Director: Jose Padilha

Screenwriter: Jose Padilha, Braulio Mantovani, Rodrigo Pimentel
Script: Novel Adaptation

Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
About the film:
ELITE SQUAD is an intense and astonishing look at Rio de Janeiro's notorious favelas, the volatile slums on the edge of the city, presenting an intimate look at the city's vast and intricate web of corruption. The elite BOPE force (State Police Special Operations Battalion) combats drug trafficking, keeping order has its price though and their actions make it difficult to distinguish right from wrong and justice from revenge. BOPE Captain Nascimento (Wagner Moura) is facing a crisis: in addition to the pressures of fighting within war zones, the Captain must find and train his own replacement so he can escape the day to day violence and be close to his wife who is about to give birth to their first child. Two of the force's newest recruits, are childhood friends: one is quick on the trigger to maintain order and the other refuses to compromise his ideals. Together they are the perfect replacement. Alone they may not have what it takes to survive.
Rated R for strong violence, pervasive language and drug content.
Box Office: Opening weekend: $3,604 (1 theater) | Domestic Total: $8,744
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