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Elite squad

the enemy within

(DVD - 2011 - Portuguese)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Elite squad
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"After a prison riot, Captain Nascimiento, now a high ranking security officer in Rio de Janeiro, is swept into a bloody political dispute that involves government officials and paramilitary groups"--IMDb.
Publisher: [s. l.] : Flatiron Film Company : dist. by New Video, c2011
Branch Call Number: DVD Foreign ELITE
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (115 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in

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Wagner Moura of Elysium fame plays a special ops squad commander in this movie full of prison and gang violence and sociopolitical rage. “There is a deep sense of indignation at the core of The Enemy Within, a righteous fury that pelts every cog of ‘the system’ like machine-gun fire.” - The Miami... Read More »


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Oct 20, 2014
  • rhys33 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Elite Squad: The Enemy Within is a follow-up to the 2008 movie simply titled Elite Squad (also available through EPL). This movie stands by itself though, and I actually watched it first not realizing there was a prequal. All-around stunning movie. Yes, it is action and yes, it is violent... very violent in places. It's also well acted, and the story grabs you from the start. Expect something different here, but prepare for a harsh look inside Rio's crime culture. Portuguese with English subtitles.

Mar 18, 2014
  • sisabell rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Well made action thriller with a good leading man and a bleak view of the Brazilian justice system.

Jan 21, 2013
  • genghisdon rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

great movie, well worth checking out, despite subtitles

Sep 01, 2012
  • ComJake rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

A must watch! Shows the delicate line the police are on. Shows the climate in Brazil. So close to reality that it's scary.

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