Rodrigo Santoro

Rodrigo Junqueira dos Reis Santoro is a Brazilian actor. He has appeared in many successful movies, including Brainstorm (2001), Carandiru (2003), 300 (2007), Che (2008), I Love You Phillip Morris (2009) and Rio (2011). He was also a series regular on the Television series Lost portraying the character Paulo.

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300 (2007)

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Based on Frank Miller's graphic novel, "300" is very loosely based the 480 B.C. Battle of Thermopylae, where the King of Sparta led his army against the advancing Persians; the battle is said to have inspired all of Greece to band together against the Persians, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zack Snyder
CAST:  Gerard Butler  •  Lena Headey  •  Dominic West  •  David Wenham

Based on Frank Miller's graphic novel, "300" is very loosely based the 480 B.C. Battle of Thermopylae, where the King of Sparta led his army against the advancing Persians; the battle is said to have inspired all of Greece to band together against the Persians, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Zack Snyder
CAST:  Gerard Butler  •  Lena Headey  •  Dominic West  •  David Wenham

Behind the Sun (2001)

Brazilian badlands, April 1910. Tonho is ordered by his father to avenge the death of his older brother. The young man knows that if he commits this crime, his life will be divided in two: the twenty years he has already lived and the few days he has left to live, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Walter Salles
CAST:  José Dumont  •  Rodrigo Santoro  •  Rita Assemany  •  Ravi Ramos Lacerda

Brazilian badlands, April 1910. Tonho is ordered by his father to avenge the death of his older brother. The young man knows that if he commits this crime, his life will be divided in two: the twenty years he has already lived and the few days he has left to live, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Walter Salles
CAST:  José Dumont  •  Rodrigo Santoro  •  Rita Assemany  •  Ravi Ramos Lacerda

Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003)

The Angels are charged with finding a pair of missing rings that are encoded with the personal information of members of the Witness Protection Program. As informants are killed, the ladies target a rogue agent who might be responsible.  (more)

DIRECTION:  McG
CAST:  Cameron Diaz  •  Drew Barrymore  •  Lucy Liu  •  Bernie Mac

The Angels are charged with finding a pair of missing rings that are encoded with the personal information of members of the Witness Protection Program. As informants are killed, the ladies target a rogue agent who might be responsible.  (more)

DIRECTION:  McG
CAST:  Cameron Diaz  •  Drew Barrymore  •  Lucy Liu  •  Bernie Mac

Che: Part Two (2009)

After the Cuban Revolution, Che is at the height of his fame and power. Then he disappears, re-emerging incognito in Bolivia, where he organizes a small group of Cuban comrades and Bolivian recruits to start the great Latin American Revolution. Through this story, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Soderbergh
CAST:  Benicio del Toro  •  Catalina Sandino Moreno  •  Franka Potente  •  Demián Bichir

After the Cuban Revolution, Che is at the height of his fame and power. Then he disappears, re-emerging incognito in Bolivia, where he organizes a small group of Cuban comrades and Bolivian recruits to start the great Latin American Revolution. Through this story, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Soderbergh
CAST:  Benicio del Toro  •  Catalina Sandino Moreno  •  Franka Potente  •  Demián Bichir

Love Actually (2003)

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'Love Actually' follows the lives of eight very different couples dealing with their love lives, in various loosely and interrelated tales, all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Curtis
CAST:  Bill Nighy  •  Gregor Fisher  •  Colin Firth  •  Sienna Guillory

'Love Actually' follows the lives of eight very different couples dealing with their love lives, in various loosely and interrelated tales, all set during a frantic month before Christmas in London, England.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Curtis
CAST:  Bill Nighy  •  Gregor Fisher  •  Colin Firth  •  Sienna Guillory

Carandiru (2003)

When a doctor decides to carry out an AIDS prevention program inside Latin America’s largest prison: the Casa de Detenção de São Paulo - Carandiru, he discovers the victim of one of the darkest days in Brazilian History when the State of São Paulo’s Military Police ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Héctor Babenco
CAST:  Luiz Carlos Vasconcelos  •  Milton Gonçalves  •  Ivan de Almeida  •  Ailton Graça

When a doctor decides to carry out an AIDS prevention program inside Latin America’s largest prison: the Casa de Detenção de São Paulo - Carandiru, he discovers the victim of one of the darkest days in Brazilian History when the State of São Paulo’s Military Police ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Héctor Babenco
CAST:  Luiz Carlos Vasconcelos  •  Milton Gonçalves  •  Ivan de Almeida  •  Ailton Graça

Rio 2096: A Story of Love and Fury (2013)

The film narrates the love between Janaína and a native warrior who, when dying, takes the form of a bird. For six centuries, the story of the couple survives through four stages in the history of Brazil: 1500, when the country was discovered by the Portuguese ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luiz Bolognesi
CAST:  Selton Mello  •  Camila Pitanga  •  Rodrigo Santoro  •  Bemvindo Sequeira

The film narrates the love between Janaína and a native warrior who, when dying, takes the form of a bird. For six centuries, the story of the couple survives through four stages in the history of Brazil: 1500, when the country was discovered by the Portuguese ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Luiz Bolognesi
CAST:  Selton Mello  •  Camila Pitanga  •  Rodrigo Santoro  •  Bemvindo Sequeira

Pelé: Birth of a Legend (2016)

The life story of Brazilian football legend, Pele.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Zimbalist  •  Michael Zimbalist
CAST:  Kevin de Paula  •  Leonardo Lima Carvalho  •  Seu Jorge  •  Milton Gonçalves

The life story of Brazilian football legend, Pele.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Zimbalist  •  Michael Zimbalist
CAST:  Kevin de Paula  •  Leonardo Lima Carvalho  •  Seu Jorge  •  Milton Gonçalves

Che: Part One (2008)

The Argentine, begins as Che and a band of Cuban exiles (led by Fidel Castro) reach the Cuban shore from Mexico in 1956. Within two years, they mobilized popular support and an army and toppled the U.S.-friendly regime of dictator Fulgencio Batista.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Soderbergh
CAST:  Benicio del Toro  •  Demián Bichir  •  Rodrigo Santoro  •  Santiago Cabrera

The Argentine, begins as Che and a band of Cuban exiles (led by Fidel Castro) reach the Cuban shore from Mexico in 1956. Within two years, they mobilized popular support and an army and toppled the U.S.-friendly regime of dictator Fulgencio Batista.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steven Soderbergh
CAST:  Benicio del Toro  •  Demián Bichir  •  Rodrigo Santoro  •  Santiago Cabrera

Focus (2015)

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Nicky, an accomplished con artist, gets romantically involved with his disciple Jess but later ends their relationship. Years later, she returns as a femme fatale to spoil his plans.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Glenn Ficarra  •  John Requa
CAST:  Will Smith  •  Margot Robbie  •  Rodrigo Santoro  •  Robert Taylor

Nicky, an accomplished con artist, gets romantically involved with his disciple Jess but later ends their relationship. Years later, she returns as a femme fatale to spoil his plans.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Glenn Ficarra  •  John Requa
CAST:  Will Smith  •  Margot Robbie  •  Rodrigo Santoro  •  Robert Taylor

O Trapalhão e a Luz Azul (1999)

David, a rock singer, and Didi, his assistant, are transported to a distant world. They must help princess Allim to face the evil Vizir, who wants to become king by marrying her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alexandre Boury  •  Paulo Aragão
CAST:  Renato Aragão  •  Dedé Santana  •  Roberto Guilherme  •  Adriana Esteves

David, a rock singer, and Didi, his assistant, are transported to a distant world. They must help princess Allim to face the evil Vizir, who wants to become king by marrying her.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alexandre Boury  •  Paulo Aragão
CAST:  Renato Aragão  •  Dedé Santana  •  Roberto Guilherme  •  Adriana Esteves

Jane Got a Gun (2015)

After her outlaw husband returns home shot with eight bullets and barely alive, Jane reluctantly reaches out to an ex-lover who she hasn't seen in over ten years to help her defend her farm when the time comes that her husband's gang eventually tracks him down to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gavin O'Connor
CAST:  Natalie Portman  •  Joel Edgerton  •  Rodrigo Santoro  •  Ewan McGregor

After her outlaw husband returns home shot with eight bullets and barely alive, Jane reluctantly reaches out to an ex-lover who she hasn't seen in over ten years to help her defend her farm when the time comes that her husband's gang eventually tracks him down to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gavin O'Connor
CAST:  Natalie Portman  •  Joel Edgerton  •  Rodrigo Santoro  •  Ewan McGregor

300: Rise of an Empire (2014)

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Greek general Themistokles attempts to unite all of Greece by leading the charge that will change the course of the war. Themistokles faces the massive invading Persian forces led by mortal-turned-god, Xerxes and Artemesia, the vengeful commander of the Persian navy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noam Murro
CAST:  Sullivan Stapleton  •  Eva Green  •  Lena Headey  •  Callan Mulvey

Greek general Themistokles attempts to unite all of Greece by leading the charge that will change the course of the war. Themistokles faces the massive invading Persian forces led by mortal-turned-god, Xerxes and Artemesia, the vengeful commander of the Persian navy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Noam Murro
CAST:  Sullivan Stapleton  •  Eva Green  •  Lena Headey  •  Callan Mulvey

The Last Stand (2013)

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Ray Owens is sheriff of the quiet US border town of Sommerton Junction after leaving the LAPD following a bungled operation. Following his escape from the FBI, a notorious drug baron, his gang, and a hostage are heading toward Sommerton Junction where the police ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kim Jee-woon
CAST:  Arnold Schwarzenegger  •  Forest Whitaker  •  Rodrigo Santoro  •  Johnny Knoxville

Ray Owens is sheriff of the quiet US border town of Sommerton Junction after leaving the LAPD following a bungled operation. Following his escape from the FBI, a notorious drug baron, his gang, and a hostage are heading toward Sommerton Junction where the police ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kim Jee-woon
CAST:  Arnold Schwarzenegger  •  Forest Whitaker  •  Rodrigo Santoro  •  Johnny Knoxville

Heleno (2011)

José Henrique Fonseca crafts an ambitious and long overdue homage to a central icon in Brazil’s 20th century history. Reminiscent of film noir classics, the biopic tells the glorious and tragic story of the legendary football striker Heleno de Freitas. The ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  José Henrique Fonseca
CAST:  Rodrigo Santoro  •  Angie Cepeda  •  Alinne Moraes  •  Erom Cordeiro

José Henrique Fonseca crafts an ambitious and long overdue homage to a central icon in Brazil’s 20th century history. Reminiscent of film noir classics, the biopic tells the glorious and tragic story of the legendary football striker Heleno de Freitas. The ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  José Henrique Fonseca
CAST:  Rodrigo Santoro  •  Angie Cepeda  •  Alinne Moraes  •  Erom Cordeiro

My Country (2011)

A film about the reunion of a family broken by the pain and because of the pain can be reunited. An intense story, told in a soft and sensitive way, showing the search and dedication of a man rediscovering family and the love that unites the brothers, finally ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  André Ristum
CAST:  Rodrigo Santoro  •  Cauã Reymond  •  Débora Falabella  •  Paulo José

A film about the reunion of a family broken by the pain and because of the pain can be reunited. An intense story, told in a soft and sensitive way, showing the search and dedication of a man rediscovering family and the love that unites the brothers, finally ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  André Ristum
CAST:  Rodrigo Santoro  •  Cauã Reymond  •  Débora Falabella  •  Paulo José

What to Expect When You're Expecting (2012)

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Challenges of impending parenthood turn the lives of five couples upside down. Two celebrities are unprepared for the surprise demands of pregnancy; hormones wreak havoc on a baby-crazy author, while her husband tries not to be outdone by his father, who's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kirk Jones
CAST:  Anna Kendrick  •  Cameron Diaz  •  Elizabeth Banks  •  Jennifer Lopez

Challenges of impending parenthood turn the lives of five couples upside down. Two celebrities are unprepared for the surprise demands of pregnancy; hormones wreak havoc on a baby-crazy author, while her husband tries not to be outdone by his father, who's ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kirk Jones
CAST:  Anna Kendrick  •  Cameron Diaz  •  Elizabeth Banks  •  Jennifer Lopez

Hemingway & Gellhorn (2012)

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Writer Ernest Hemingway begins a romance with fellow scribe Martha Gellhorn.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Kaufman
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Clive Owen  •  Rodrigo Santoro  •  Robert Duvall

Writer Ernest Hemingway begins a romance with fellow scribe Martha Gellhorn.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Kaufman
CAST:  Nicole Kidman  •  Clive Owen  •  Rodrigo Santoro  •  Robert Duvall

Rio (2011)

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Captured by smugglers when he was just a hatchling, a macaw named Blu never learned to fly and lives a happily domesticated life in Minnesota with his human friend, Linda. Blu is thought to be the last of his kind, but when word comes that Jewel, a lone female, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carlos Saldanha
CAST:  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Anne Hathaway  •  Leslie Mann  •  Jane Lynch

Captured by smugglers when he was just a hatchling, a macaw named Blu never learned to fly and lives a happily domesticated life in Minnesota with his human friend, Linda. Blu is thought to be the last of his kind, but when word comes that Jewel, a lone female, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carlos Saldanha
CAST:  Jesse Eisenberg  •  Anne Hathaway  •  Leslie Mann  •  Jane Lynch

There Be Dragons (2011)

Arising out of the horror of the Spanish Civil War, a candidate for canonization is investigated by a journalist who discovers his own estranged father had a deep, dark and devastating connection to the saint's life.While researching the life of Josemaria Escriva, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roland Joffé
CAST:  Wes Bentley  •  Dougray Scott  •  Charlie Cox  •  Rodrigo Santoro

Arising out of the horror of the Spanish Civil War, a candidate for canonization is investigated by a journalist who discovers his own estranged father had a deep, dark and devastating connection to the saint's life.While researching the life of Josemaria Escriva, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roland Joffé
CAST:  Wes Bentley  •  Dougray Scott  •  Charlie Cox  •  Rodrigo Santoro
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