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Joaquim de Almeida

Born: March 15, 1957, Lisbon - Portugal

Joaquim António Portugal Baptista de Almeida is a Portuguese actor.

During the 1980s, he started his film career appearing on the 1982 action film “The Soldier”, and later achieved recognition for playing Andrea Bonanno in the 1987 Italian film “Good Morning, Babylon”.

He achieved international fame with his portrayals of Félix Cortez in the 1994 thriller Clear and “Present Danger”, and Bucho in the 1995 action thriller “Desperado”.

Several years later, he became popular for playing Ramon Salazar on the Fox thriller drama series “24,” between 2003 and 2004, and Hernan Reyes in the 2011 film “Fast Five”.

Being fluent in several languages, Almeida has worked in several countries in Europe and the Americas, in many film and stage productions, winning some international awards in films like “Retrato de Família”, “Adão e Eva”, and “O Xangô de Baker Street”.

His other well-known films include “The Honorary Consul” (1983), “Only You” (1994), “La Cucaracha” (1998), “One Man's Hero” (1999), “Behind Enemy Lines” (2001), “Whore” (2004), “The Death and Life of Bobby Z” (2007), “Che: Part Two” (2008), “The Burning Plain” (2008), and “The Gilded Cage” (2013).

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Downsizing (2017)

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A social satire in which a guy realizes he would have a better life if he were to shrink himself.

55 2017 135
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Diablo (2016)

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A young civil war veteran is forced on a desperate journey to save his kidnapped wife.

45 2016 83
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Our Brand Is Crisis (2015)

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A battle-hardened American political consultant is sent to help re-elect a controversial president in Bolivia, where she must compete with a long-term rival working for another candidate.

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Cody the Robosapien (2013)

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At Kinetech Labs, an inventor named Allan Topher designs a robot for search and rescue, but when he finds out that the robot will be used for military purposes, he programs the robot to flee. The robot escapes but is damaged in the process. It is discovered by 12-year-old Henry Keller, who fixes it and names it Cody. The robot does not remember its past, and Henry and Cody develop a friendship. Eventually, Kinetech and the inventor find Cody and bring the robot back to the laboratories. The inventor feels guilty for taking Cody away, so he returns the robot to Henry. The inventor meets Henry's mother, Joanna, in the process and falls in love. Kinetech wants the robot back, so it kidnaps the inventor and Joanna. Henry and Cody embark to save them and to bring down Kinetech.

48 2013 86
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Fast Five (2011)

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Get ready for "five times the action, excitement and fun" (Shawn Edwards, FOX-TV) as Vin Diesel and Paul Walker lead a reunion of all-stars from every chapter of the franchise built on speed. Fugitive Dom Toretto (Diesel) partners with former cop Brian O'Conner (Walker) on the opposite side of the law in exotic Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. There, they are hunted by a high-powered U.S. strike force led by its toughest Fed (Dwayne Johnson) and an army of corrupt cops working for a ruthless drug kingpin. To gain their freedom and win this ultimate high-stakes race they must pull off one last job - an insane heist worth $100 million.

73 2011 130
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La conjura de El Escorial (2008)

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16th century ruler King Philip II of Spain maneuvers within a court of deceit and betrayal

52 2008 128
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The Burning Plain (2008)

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A trailer is burning in the middle of a plain. The bodies of two adulterous lovers are found. Scenes from both families, before and after the dramatic events, suggest an unusual connection between them. But what is their secret?

69 2008 111
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Che: Part Two (2008)

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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, we come to understand how Che remains a symbol of idealism and heroism that lives in the hearts of people around the world.

69 2008 131
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The Death and Life of Bobby Z (2007)

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A DEA agent provides former Marine Tim Kearney with a way out of his prison sentence: impersonate Bobby Z, a recently deceased drug dealer, in a hostage switch with a crime lord. When the negotiations go awry, Kearney flees, with Z's son in tow.

59 2007 97
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The Celestine Prophecy (2006)

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Based on James Redfield's worldwide best-selling novel, The Celestine Prophecy is a spiritual adventure film chronicling the discovery of ancient scrolls in the rainforests of Peru. The prophecy and its nine key insights predict a worldwide awakening, arising within all religious traditions, that moves humanity toward a deeper experience of spirituality.

49 2006 99
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Behind Enemy Lines (2001)

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While flying a routine reconnaissance mission over Bosnia, fighter pilot Chris Burnett photographs something he wasn't supposed to see and gets shot down behind enemy lines, where he must outrun an army led by a ruthless Serbian general. With time running out and a deadly tracker on his trail, Burnett's commanding officer decides to risk his career and launch a renegade rescue mission to save his life.

64 2001 106
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Desperado (1995)

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A gunslinger is embroiled in a war with a local drug runner.

72 1995 104
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Clear and Present Danger (1994)

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CIA Analyst Jack Ryan is drawn into an illegal war fought by the US government against a Colombian drug cartel.

69 1994 141
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Only You (1994)

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A childhood incident has convinced Faith Corvatch that her true love is a guy named \Damon Bradley,\ but she has yet to meet him. Preparing to settle down and marry a foot doctor, Faith impulsively flies to Venice when it seems that she may be able to finally encounter the man of her dreams. Instead, she meets the charming Peter Wright. But can they fall in love if she still believes that she is intended to be with someone else?

65 1994 115
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Dark Star (1974)

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A low-budget, sci-fi satire that focuses on a group of scientists whose mission is to destroy unstable planets. 20 years into their mission, they have battle their alien mascot, that resembles a beach ball, as well as a \sensitive\ and intelligent bombing device that starts to question the meaning of its existence.

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