Adapted from his autobiography, the film recounts the story of Hiroito, The King of Boca do Lixo (a region in downtown São Paulo of the fifties where various nightclubs, strip joints, prostitution, bars, and drugs can be found). Hiroito was a well born bohemian and at the age of 21 was accused for the murder of his father, who was violently stabbed over 40 times with a razor. Hiroito was not charged, however two months after the death of his father, Hiroito bought two guns and moved to Boca do Lixo and became one of the most dangerous criminals of the region.


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Summary Details
27 theaters
Release DateSep 28, 2012
Running Time1 hr 40 min
GenresAction Crime Drama
In Release460 days/65 weeks
Widest Release27 theaters
DateRankWeekend %± LW TheatersChange AvgTo DateWeekend
Sep 27-3020$20,705-27-$766$20,7051
Oct 4-729$4,532-78.1%22-5$206$36,8282
Oct 11-1443$630-86.1%5-17$126$41,1923
Oct 18-2155$364-42.2%2-3$182$43,4104
Oct 25-2829$3,810+946.7%4+2$952$47,6625
Nov 1-442$1,253-67.1%6+2$208$51,5226
Nov 8-1133$3,118+148.8%12+6$259$55,9277
Nov 15-1847$720-76.9%6-6$120$60,1128
Nov 22-2561$243-66.2%2-4$121$61,0199
Dec 6-969$130-6-$21$59,16611
Jan 3-657$12-1-$12$61,95615
Jan 10-1362$12-1-$12$61,99016
Jan 17-2059$12-1-$12$62,02117