The 2016 Summer Rio 2016: Games of the XXXI Olympiad (2016) Games of the XXXI Olympiad were held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil from August 5th to August 21st 2016. Worldwide, people visited Rio over those two weeks through the power of television. Rio de Janeiro seemed to be a very familiar destination since it has been the backdrop or essential plot element in the movies many times. Which movie that uses Rio de Janeiro, Brazil as a backdrop or plot element is your favorite? Discuss the topic here.