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Summary Welcome to the world's most notorious slum: Rio de Janeiro's 'City of God.' A place where combat photographers fear to tread, where Police rarely go, and residents are lucky if they live to the age of 20. This is the true story of a young man who grew up on these streets and whose ambition as a photographer is our window in and ultimate...

City of God

Metascore Generally Favorable Based on 33 Critic Reviews
79
User Score Universal Acclaim Based on 534 User Ratings
8.7
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Summary Welcome to the world's most notorious slum: Rio de Janeiro's 'City of God.' A place where combat photographers fear to tread, where Police rarely go, and residents are lucky if they live to the age of 20. This is the true story of a young man who grew up on these streets and whose ambition as a photographer is our window in and ultimate...

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Generally Favorable Based on 33 Critic Reviews
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82% Positive
27 Reviews
18% Mixed
6 Reviews
0% Negative
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Metascore
Generally Favorable Based on 33 Critic Reviews
79
82% Positive
27 Reviews
18% Mixed
6 Reviews
0% Negative
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Universal Acclaim Based on 534 User Ratings
8.7
92% Positive
489 Ratings
3% Mixed
16 Ratings
5% Negative
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Universal Acclaim Based on 534 User Ratings
8.7
92% Positive
489 Ratings
3% Mixed
16 Ratings
5% Negative
29 Ratings

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Production Company O2 Filmes, VideoFilmes, Globo Filmes, Lumière, Wild Bunch, StudioCanal
Release Date Jan 17, 2003
Duration 2 h 10 m
Rating R
Tagline If you run, the beast will get you. If you stay, the beast will eat you
Academy Awards, USA
4 Nominations
Golden Globes, USA
1 Nomination
Cinema Brazil Grand Prize
• 6 Wins & 16 Nominations