City of Men

The BEST episodes of City of Men

Every episode of City of Men ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of City of Men!

The series follows the lives of Acerola and Laranjinha, two great friends who live in a typical neighborhood of Rio de Janeiro led by drug dealers. They grow up surrounded by the poverty that characterizes the neighborhood, facing the dangers and power that drug trafficking has in their daily lives. To get around this reality and not follow the same path, Acerola and Laranjinha do their best to earn money more honestly, as they learn to deal with the awakening of their first loves.

Last Updated: 8/18/2022Network: TV Globo
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Uólace & João Victor
star
9.00
5 votes

#1 - Uólace & João Victor

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/18/2002

Laranjinha is poor and about to starve while João Vitor is a middle-class kid living in an apartment in front of Laranjinha's favela. This episode shows the similarity between the two boys.

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Two Tickets to Brasilia
star
9.00
2 votes

#2 - Two Tickets to Brasilia

Season 2 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/21/2003

The two take a trip to Brasília, to talk to Presidente Lula and give him a letter from an elderly prisoner.

Directors: Cesar Charlone
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It's Gotta Be Now
star
9.00
2 votes

#3 - It's Gotta Be Now

Season 2 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/28/2003

The two young men go to the beach, where they surf, watch girls and think about losing their virginity.

Directors: Regina Casé
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The Ordinaries
star
9.00
2 votes

#4 - The Ordinaries

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 11/4/2003

Acerola saves a rich boy from drowning and they become good friends. As the realization that people from different social classes hits them, they form a group called "The Ordinaries".

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Hot Spot
star
9.00
2 votes

#5 - Hot Spot

Season 2 - Episode 5 - Aired 11/11/2003

Laranjinha's cousin Esperto wants to leave the drug dealing business but knows he will run into obstacles. Laranjinha and Acerola decide to help him get out.

Directors: Paulo Morelli
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Saturday
star
9.00
2 votes

#6 - Saturday

Season 2 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/14/2003

Acerola enters a group dance competition while Laranjinha's aim is to stay with three different girls all through the night and then take a fourth home.

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Didn't Mean To
star
9.00
2 votes

#7 - Didn't Mean To

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/1/2004

When Laranjinha romances a pretty girl who just so happens to have a boyfriend, he ticks off her jealous beau and has to enlist Acerola for protection. Meanwhile, the boys try their hand at a small business to raise money for the favela's community center.

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Can't Screw Up Twice
star
9.00
2 votes

#8 - Can't Screw Up Twice

Season 3 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/8/2004

Learning about the breeding habits of tiny ants in school prompts Laranjinha, Acerola and their classmates to think big about their own sexuality. Meanwhile, Acerola strives to stay out of trouble by spending the day with the leader of the favela's community association.

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Hip Sampa Hop
star
9.00
2 votes

#9 - Hip Sampa Hop

Season 3 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/15/2004

When Laranjinha's cousin announces he's taking a trip to São Paulo, Laranjinha and Acerola decide to tag along. Once there, they discover the city's vibrant hip-hop scene and become immersed in the culture -- and the drama that goes along with it.

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Father & Son
star
9.00
3 votes

#10 - Father & Son

Season 3 - Episode 5 - Aired 10/22/2004

When Laranjinha and Acerola apply for social security at work, it prompts thoughts about their futures and jump-starts Laranjinha's quest for his own "lost" father. Will he find the paternal figure he's been looking for?

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The Line-Up
star
9.00
2 votes

#11 - The Line-Up

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 11/18/2005

Laranjinha is hit by stray bullet during gang shoot-out. At the hospital, Acerola searches for him.

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Too Much Month
star
9.00
2 votes

#12 - Too Much Month

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 11/25/2005

Laranjinha and Acerola are hard pressed to earn money, but each one goes after it his own way.

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Fatal Attraction
star
9.00
2 votes

#13 - Fatal Attraction

Season 4 - Episode 3 - Aired 12/2/2005

Laranjinha gets to work as a DJ in the community radio station. Meanwhile, a rebel girl from the asphalt gets involved with the local drug boss.

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Somewhere in the Future
star
9.00
2 votes

#14 - Somewhere in the Future

Season 4 - Episode 5 - Aired 12/16/2005

Final episode somewhere in the future

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Opening Night
star
8.50
2 votes

#15 - Opening Night

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 9/24/2004

When Acerola's mother goes out of town for the weekend and leaves him without a chaperone, the boys become swinging bachelors and vow to practice their romantic skills with some local girls. Will their Saturday night soiree turn out to be the love fest they envisioned?

Directors: Paulo Morelli
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Looks Can Lie
star
8.50
2 votes

#16 - Looks Can Lie

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 12/9/2005

Acerola runs into more trouble than he expected when taking care of a poodle.

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The Mail
star
8.05
85 votes

#17 - The Mail

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired 10/17/2002

Laranjinha and Acerola start work as mailmen, as they are told to by the local drug barons.

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City of Men - Season 5 - Episode 1
star
8.00
1 votes

#18 -

Season 5 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/17/2017

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City of Men - Season 6 - Episode 1
star
7.67
3 votes

#19 -

Season 6 - Episode 1 - Aired 1/2/2018

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City of Men - Season 6 - Episode 2
star
7.67
3 votes

#20 -

Season 6 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/3/2018

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The Emperor's Crown
star
7.63
60 votes

#21 - The Emperor's Crown

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 10/15/2002

Laranjinha and Acerola have the opportunity to go on a field trip with their history class. The only catch is that they need to come up with $6.50 for the trip. Soon the boys are hatching a dangerous plot to come up with the money.

Directors: César Charlone
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The Man's Brother-In-Law
star
7.57
58 votes

#22 - The Man's Brother-In-Law

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired 10/16/2002

Acerola's sister begins to have a relationship with the local drug dealer and that's when he finds that more and more people respect him. However, problems in the relationship cause things to take a bad turn.

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City of Men - Season 5 - Episode 3
star
7.00
1 votes

#23 -

Season 5 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/19/2017

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City of Men - Season 6 - Episode 3
star
7.00
2 votes

#24 -

Season 6 - Episode 3 - Aired 1/4/2018

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City of Men - Season 6 - Episode 4
star
7.00
2 votes

#25 -

Season 6 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/5/2018

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