Signed the Star+? 10 movies and series to watch at the premiere | Culture

Star+ finally landed in Brazil and if you signed up for the platform but don’t know which productions to watch first, we recommend 10 Star+ series and movies that should be at the top of your list. They have been available in the streaming catalog since their release, and range from comedy to romance to crime drama. Check out our indications and play!

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Star+ series to marathon right away

1. Love, Victor

Set in the same universe as the movie With love, Simon, Love, Victor is an exclusive series of the platform. In the plot, Victor is a young man who has just moved to another city, and despite the problems at home, he sees in his new school the chance to restart his story. Everything changes, however, when he is attracted to a boy, and confused about his sexuality seeks help from Simon, a former student at Creekwood High School who has a similar history to his own.

  • Creation: Isaac Aptaker and Elizabeth Berger
  • Year: 2020
  • Episodes: 10 (1 season)
  • Cast: Michael Cimino and George Sear

2. impure

Brazilian series, unclean is based on real cases from the 90s. With a third season still unpublished, which debuts with the platform, the production tells the story of Evandro, an honest young man who lives in the favela, but who joins the drug trade when he decides to avenge death of your brother. Raised to the highest level of criminality, he lives a life of insecurity, flight and fear, while being hunted by police officer Victor Morello, who is also seeking revenge.

  • Direction: René Sampaio and Tomás Portella
  • Year: 2018
  • Episodes: 30 (3 seasons)
  • Cast: Raphael Logam and Rui Ricardo Diaz

3. The Teacher

Based on the eponymous film, the teacher is a miniseries that follows Claire and Eric, a couple in love, who could live a great love story, were it not for one (big) detail: Claire is Eric’s teacher, a high school teenager. Together, they try to hide their relationship from everyone, but gradually their secrets and feelings get out of control.

  • Creation: Hannah Fidell
  • Year: 2020
  • Episodes: 10 (1 season)
  • Cast: Kate Mara and Nick Robinson

4. Big Sky

police drama, big sky is an exclusive streaming series. The show takes place in the state of Montana, when two sisters are kidnapped by a truck driver. To solve the case, two private detectives and a former policewoman begin an investigation in which every minute must be calculated, especially when they discover that other girls have also disappeared in the region.

  • Creation: David E. Kelley
  • Year: 2020
  • Episodes: 19 (1 season)
  • Cast: Ryan Phillippe and Katheyn Winnick

5. Duncanville

Adult animation series, Duncanville is from the same producers of the Simpsons. The title, which has already won a second season in the US, arrives at Star+ Brasil with its first full season. The plot follows in the footsteps of Duncan, a 15 year old who lives the typical problems of his age, has a very unique family and is in love with Mia, a girl from high school.

  • Creation: Amy Poehler, Mike Scully and Julie Scully
  • Year: 2020
  • Episodes: 11 (1 season)
  • Cast: Amy Poehler, Ty Burrell and Betsy Sodaro (voices)

6. Genius Aretha

part of the project genius, an anthological series in which each of its seasons focuses on the life of an extraordinary person, Genius Aretha tells the story of Aretha Franklin. Nominated for three Emmy Awards, the production covers all facets of the artist: her personal trajectory, which was quite tough; his musical career, which had total commitment, passion and influence in the area; and its activist side, which played a major role in the struggle for civil rights.

  • Creation: Walter Isaacson, Raf Green and Noah Pink
  • Year: 2017
  • Episodes: 8 (3rd season)
  • Cast: Cynthia Erivo

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7. Bohemian Rhapsody

Title that could not be missing among the Star+ movies to see right away, Bohemian Rhapsody earned Rami Malek the 2019 Academy Award for Best Actor. The plot revolves around Freddie Mercury and the band Queen, showing since their first steps in show business, until their meteoric rise on stage, their personal problems, disagreements, success and influence in music.

  • Direction: Brian Singer
  • Year: 2018
  • Cast: Rami Malek

8. Deadpool

Action and comedy mix in Deadpool, feature film based on the character of the same name from Marvel. In the film, we follow an ex-military man diagnosed with cancer, who agrees to participate in an experiment to try to cure himself of the disease. Tortured, disfigured and left for dead, he survives by acquiring mutated genes. Thus is born Deadpool, a masked anti-hero, with a sour mood and seeking a cure for his condition.

  • Direction: Tim Miller
  • Year: 2016
  • Cast: Ryan Reynolds and Morena Baccarin

9. Vacation Friendship

With an exclusive debut on the platform, Vacation Friendship is a comedy that follows in the footsteps of Marcus and Emily, a very correct couple, who almost never get out of line. “Almost” because during their vacation they meet a completely crazy couple, with whom they enjoy a week of pure fun, until they return to their normal lives. They just didn’t expect strangers to show up at their wedding sometime later, even without being invited.

  • Direction: clay tarver
  • Year: 2021
  • Cast: John Cena, Lil Rel Howery, Yvonne Orji and Meredith Hagner

10. Logan

Based on Marvel’s eponymous character, Logan it takes place in 2029, when the mutants are practically extinct. Older and gradually losing his powers of regeneration, former hero Wolverine now lives in an abandoned factory with mutant Caliban and the already weakened Professor Xavier. Everything changes, however, when their paths cross that of a mutant little girl, generated from the hero’s DNA and who is being hunted by assassins.

  • Direction: James Mangold
  • Year: 2017
  • Cast: Hugh Jackman and Patrick Stewart

It’s worth keeping an eye on these Star+ titles

In addition to all these Star+ series and movies, it’s also worth keeping an eye on a few more productions.

the first season of Only Murders in the Building, series with Selena Gomez, will have its first episode released on August 31, while the others come out one every Friday. The Walking Dead arrives at the platform’s debut with its ten full seasons, while the last one has one episode released every Sunday. American Horror Story, finally, also arrives on August 31 with the nine seasons available, but with the tenth having a new episode every Friday.

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