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1,657 Ratings

Elite Squad

Tropa de Elite

Directed by José Padilha
Brazil, Netherlands, 2007
Action, Crime, Drama


From the director of Bus 174 comes this gripping story of the trials and tribulations of an elite commando unit tasked to maintain law and order in a favela ruled by drug dealers.

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Elite Squad Directed by José Padilha

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

2008 | 2 wins including: Golden Bear

Ariel Awards (Mexico)

2008 | Nominee: Best Latin-American Film



Argentine Film Critics Association Awards

2009 | Winner: Best Foreign Film, Spanish Language

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