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1. A Comédia de Deus (1995)

170 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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João de Deus is the manager of an ice-cream shop owned by an ex-prostitute, Paraíso dos Gelados (Ice-Cream Paradise). Through a unmoved desire of perfection, he seeks, through cleansing and... See full summary »

Director: João César Monteiro | Stars: Cláudia Teixeira, João César Monteiro, Manuela de Freitas, Raquel Ascensão

Votes: 979

2. April Captains (2000)

123 min | Drama, History, War

7.1
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Story of the 1974 coup that overthrew the right-wing Portuguese dictatorship--which continued the fascist policies of long-time dictator Antonio Salazar--and of two young army captains who were involved in it.

Director: Maria de Medeiros | Stars: Stefano Accorsi, Maria de Medeiros, Joaquim de Almeida, Frédéric Pierrot

Votes: 2,526

3. Sapatos Pretos (1998)

95 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.7
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In today's Alentejo, a story of love and death based in a real criminal case.

Director: João Canijo | Stars: Ana Bustorff, Vítor Norte, João Reis, Teresa Madruga

Votes: 188

4. Fatima (1997 TV Movie)

104 min

5.9
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Fatima è uno sperduto villaggio portoghese. Qui, il 13 maggio del 1917 tre bambini, tre pastori, vedono in cielo una bellissima "Signora" che li invita a pregare e a fare ritorno nello ... See full synopsis »

Director: Fabrizio Costa | Stars: Joaquim de Almeida, Catarina Furtado, Diogo Infante, Vanessa Antunes

Votes: 160

5. Sweet Nightmare (1998)

96 min | Comedy, Romance

4.6
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To help a friend, Daniel Bricks, a young British engineer living in Portugal, goes to the country to inspect a water dam. On his way he meets Carolina, a sexy girl who could well be the ... See full summary »

Director: Fernando Fragata | Stars: Diogo Infante, Catarina Furtado, George Felner, Rui Ferreira

Votes: 343

6. O Costa do Castelo (1943)

135 min | Comedy, Romance

7.6
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The unlikely love between Luisinha, a humble girl who lives on a small pension in Lisbon, and Daniel, a wealthy aristocrat who decides to fight for the girl who loves against the prejudices of his family.

Director: Arthur Duarte | Stars: António Silva, Maria Matos, Milú, Curado Ribeiro

Votes: 444

7. Camarate (2001)

100 min | Drama, History

6.7
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Luisa, a Portuguese Supreme Court Judge, is given the Camarate File, the investigation of the accident that led to the death of Portuguese Prime-Minister and his accompanists on December ... See full summary »

Director: Luís Filipe Rocha | Stars: Maria João Luís, Virgílio Castelo, Filipe Ferrer, Cândido Ferreira

Votes: 147

8. O Fascínio (2003)

105 min | Drama

6.3
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O FASCÍNIO is an intriguing story about a family and a manor house (where some terrible crimes were committed in the past by a member of that family) adapted from a novel with the same title by Tabajara Ruas.

Director: José Fonseca e Costa | Stars: Vítor Norte, Sylvie Rocha, José Fidalgo, Ana Moreira

Votes: 84

9. Rasganço (2001)

93 min | Drama

5.2
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A philosophy-obsessed serial rapist stalks a university campus in broad daylight.

Director: Raquel Freire | Stars: Ricardo Aibéo, Ana Teresa Carvalhosa, Isabel Ruth, Paula Marques

Votes: 188

10. Noite Escura (2004)

94 min | Drama, Crime

6.9
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"Noite Escura" is a disturbing movie about the Portuguese underworld of prostitution.

Director: João Canijo | Stars: Fernando Luís, Rita Blanco, Beatriz Batarda, Cleia Almeida

Votes: 458

11. Amália (2008)

127 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.4
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The story of real-life singing legend Amália Rodrigues who ruled the famous Portuguese acoustic guitar and vocals based music genre called fado.

Director: Carlos Coelho da Silva | Stars: Sandra Barata Belo, Carla Chambel, Ricardo Carriço, José Fidalgo

Votes: 650

12. O Leão da Estrela (1947)

121 min | Comedy, Romance

7.8
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Anastácio lives in Lisbon and is fanatic for Sporting, one of the city's football teams. When the team travels to face Porto, he follows it with the family, staying in house of his friend, Mr. Barata, pretending to be rich.

Director: Arthur Duarte | Stars: António Silva, Milú, Maria Eugénia, Erico Braga

Votes: 864

13. A Canção de Lisboa (1933)

85 min | Comedy, Musical

7.8
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After flunking in medical school, the young and bohemian Vasco need to trick his aunts, the main financers of his studies, preventing them to know that he is not a doctor.

Director: José Cottinelli Telmo | Stars: Vasco Santana, Beatriz Costa, António Silva, Teresa Gomes

Votes: 1,069

14. Assalto ao Santa Maria (2010)

104 min | Drama, History, Romance

5.9
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Director: Francisco Manso | Stars: Leonor Seixas, Alfonso Agra, Ivo Bastos, João Cabral

Votes: 78

15. Doomed Love (2008)

81 min | Romance

5.7
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A loner, narcissistic and suicidal teenager attracts most of the people he meets like a fatal aura, a black light. He falls deeply in love with Teresa but does she exist or is she a mere ... See full summary »

Director: Mário Barroso | Stars: Rafael Morais, Tomás Alves, Rui Morisson, Ana Padrão

Votes: 219

16. Amo-te, Teresa (2000 TV Movie)

90 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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Teresa and Miguel, of 35 and 15 years respectively, get involved. Teresa is a doctor and, after a frustrated love life, she decides to abandon Lisbon and returns to her native land. When ... See full summary »

Directors: Cristina Boavida, Ricardo Espírito Santo | Stars: Ana Padrão, Diogo Morgado, Maria João Abreu, Marcantonio Del Carlo

Votes: 511

17. A Menina da Rádio (1944)

106 min | Comedy, Musical

6.5
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Geninha and Fortunato are couple who loves music. He's a good songwriter, she sings well. Despite this, their parents hate each other and do not seem willing to allow their marriage, nor the creation of a local radio for them.

Director: Arthur Duarte | Stars: Maria Matos, António Silva, Maria Eugénia, Francisco Ribeiro

Votes: 212

18. Ballet Rose - Vidas Proibidas (1998– )

Crime, Drama, History

7.7
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Based on a true story this TV-series tells the police investigation that happened at the time of the former regime in Portugal, involving a sex scandal of prostitution, child prostitution ... See full summary »

Stars: Ana Padrão, Ana Zanatti, Carlos Santos, Fátima Belo

Votes: 92

19. Fado, História d'uma Cantadeira (1947)

110 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.8
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Ana Maria was a modest young woman who loves Júlio, her guitarist. But when she becomes a famous singer and Júlio, feeling abandoned by her, decides to go to the African colonies, she will have to choose between fame and true love.

Director: Perdigão Queiroga | Stars: Amália Rodrigues, Virgilio Teixeira, Vasco Santana, António Silva

Votes: 128

20. Monsanto (2000 TV Movie)

Drama, Thriller

6.2
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Rui Sequeira (Vitor Norte), a former fighter in the Colonial War, resident of a small village of Alentejo, celebrates another anniversary of the Carnation Revolution in the company of his ... See full summary »

Director: Ruy Guerra | Stars: Vítor Norte, Maria d'Aires, João Lagarto, Paula Neves

Votes: 58

21. O Lampião da Estrela (2000 TV Movie)

90 min | Comedy

6.7
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An unsuccessful football manager tries to impress an aristocratic, successful one, with the objective of selling him the passes of two unpromising African players.

Director: Diamantino Ferreira | Stars: Herman José, José Pedro Gomes, Catarina Furtado, Alda Gomes

Votes: 343

22. As Pupilas do Senhor Reitor (1935)

102 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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Adaptation of a novel by Júlio Dinis, depicting the romantic and rustic life in Portugal, circa 1863.

Director: José Leitão de Barros | Stars: Joaquim Almada, Maria Matos, António Silva, Leonor d'Eça

Votes: 42

23. Capas Negras (1947)

103 min | Drama, Musical, Romance

6.2
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In Coimbra, law student José Duarte and Maria de Lisboa lived a romance which ends when he goes away, achieving fame and fortune by singing. But she's pregnant and they will meet again when she's arrested by allegedly abandoning their son.

Director: Armando de Miranda | Stars: Amália Rodrigues, Alberto Ribeiro, Artur Agostinho, Vasco Morgado

Votes: 60

24. O Dez (2010 TV Movie)

100 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery

7.7
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Directors: Leandro Ferrão, Paolo Marinou-Blanco, João Nunes, Pedro Varela | Stars: Ricardo Aibéo, Diogo Alcobia, Manuel Almeida, João Arrais

Votes: 49

25. Mustang (2000 TV Movie)

Crime, Thriller

5.4
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Director: Leonel Vieira | Stars: Vítor Norte, Hugo Bettencourt, Philippe Leroux, Rita Ribeiro

Votes: 76

26. Alta Fidelidade (2000 TV Movie)

Comedy, Drama

7.2
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Two friends, Nuno (Pedro Laginha) and Flash (Miguel Borges) live together and decide to rent one room of the house in order to have more money to pay the rent. that's when they meet Carla (... See full summary »

Directors: Tiago Guedes, Frederico Serra | Stars: Miguel Borges, Pedro Laginha, Maria João Bastos, Isabel Abreu

Votes: 67

27. Vai~E~Vem (2003)

179 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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João Vuvu, lives alone in a house that requires regeneration but due to being alone he is unable to do the work. On his son's release from prison and João's ensuing deception triggers a series of somber events.

Director: João César Monteiro | Stars: João César Monteiro, Rita Pereira Marques, Joaquina Chicau, Manuela de Freitas

Votes: 541

28. Fragments of an Alms-Film (1972)

75 min | Comedy

7.3
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Director: João César Monteiro | Stars: Manuela de Freitas, João Perry, Dalila Rocha, Catarina Coelho

Votes: 87

29. Dot.com (2007)

103 min | Comedy

6.6
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Pedro, an engineer posted in a village in the North of Portugal, waits desperately to be transferred back to Lisbon. Ever since his road project was cancelled, he's had nothing to do except... See full summary »

Director: Luís Galvão Teles | Stars: João Tempera, María Adánez, Marco Delgado, Isabel Abreu

Votes: 599

30. Alice (I) (2005)

102 min | Drama

7.4
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In the wake of his daughter's disappearance, a father wallowing in grief feeds his desire to find her with unusual methods.

Director: Marco Martins | Stars: Nuno Lopes, Beatriz Batarda, Miguel Guilherme, Ana Bustorff

Votes: 1,836

31. Singularidades de uma Rapariga Loura (2009)

Not Rated | 64 min | Drama, Romance

6.3
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A young man falls helplessly in love with a mysterious blonde woman who turns his life upside down.

Director: Manoel de Oliveira | Stars: Ricardo Trêpa, Catarina Wallenstein, Diogo Dória, Júlia Buisel

Votes: 1,421

32. Blood Curse (2006)

Not Rated | 97 min | Horror, Mystery

6.7
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A prominent and respected family inherits a beautiful home in the country, nestled deep inside a tiny village.

Directors: Tiago Guedes, Frederico Serra | Stars: Adriano Luz, Manuela Couto, Sara Carinhas, Afonso Pimentel

Votes: 1,480

33. Cristóvão Colombo - O Enigma (2007)

75 min | Drama, History

5.8
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A true story of a doctor and his wife who went on a journey in order to prove that discoverer Christopher Columbus was in fact Portuguese.

Director: Manoel de Oliveira | Stars: Ricardo Trêpa, Leonor Baldaque, Manoel de Oliveira, Maria Isabel de Oliveira

Votes: 356

34. Embargo (2010)

80 min | Comedy, Drama

5.5
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Nuno is a man working at a hot dog stand, who also invented a machine which promises to revolutionize the shoe industry- a foot scanner. In the middle of a gasoline embargo and finding ... See full summary »

Director: António Ferreira | Stars: Filipe Costa, Cláudia Carvalho, Pedro Diogo, José Raposo

Votes: 385

35. José e Pilar (2010)

117 min | Documentary, Biography

8.4
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"José and Pilar," a documentary by Miguel Gonçalves Mendes, is a deeply moving story about love, loss and literature. It follows the days of José Saramago, the Nobel-laureate Portuguese ... See full summary »

Director: Miguel Gonçalves Mendes | Stars: Joao Afonso, Àngels Barceló, Pilar del Río, Juan Echanove

Votes: 2,078

36. Aniki Bóbó (1942)

71 min | Drama, Family

7.8
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The story takes place in the old streets of Porto and by the banks of the Douro River. A gang of very young kids has just accepted a new member, Carlitos, a shy boy who has "played it tough... See full summary »

Director: Manoel de Oliveira | Stars: Nascimento Fernandes, Vital dos Santos, António Palma, Armando Pedro

Votes: 1,294

37. The Mutants (1998)

113 min | Drama

7.2
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Three homeless teenage rejects struggle to survive together. Of them, Andreia is pregnant, while Pedro and Ricardo hustle, steal and are exploited by a pornographer.

Director: Teresa Villaverde | Stars: Ana Moreira, Alexandre Pinto, Nelson Varela, Alexandra Lencastre

Votes: 477

38. Três Irmãos (1994)

108 min | Drama

7.1
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Lisboa, Portugal, mid-1990s. Three brothers, a young woman and two young men, are living together, careless of the future, or even the present. They love each other, but one day they go ... See full summary »

Director: Teresa Villaverde | Stars: Maria de Medeiros, Marcello Urgeghe, Evgeniy Sidikhin, Laura del Sol

Votes: 131

39. Maria do Mar (1930)

94 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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Falacha is the captain of a fishing boat of Nazaré who lost part of his men in a shipwreck. Among them was the husband of Aunt Aurélia, who holds Falacha responsible for this tragedy. A few... See full summary »

Director: José Leitão de Barros | Stars: Rosa María, Oliveira Martins, Adelina Abranches, Alves da Cunha

Votes: 50

40. Ainda Há Pastores? (2006)

72 min | Documentary

8.3
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Director: Jorge Pelicano | Stars: Hermínio Carvalhinho, Fernando Alves, Quim Barreiros, João Grazina

Votes: 204

41. Páre, Escute, Olhe (2009)

100 min | Documentary

8.0
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Director: Jorge Pelicano | Stars: Abílio Ovilheiro, Pedro Couteiro, Acácio Amaral, Pedro Fernandes

Votes: 173

42. Arena (I) (2009)

15 min | Short, Drama

6.8
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A young man under house arrest spends his time in the best way he can by making some tattoos. His relative peace is strangely disturbed when he's attacked and robbed by three kids from the ... See full summary »

Director: João Salaviza | Stars: Carloto Cotta, Rodrigo Madeira, Rafael Sardo, Cláudio Rosa

Votes: 506

43. Os Imortais (2003)

130 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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Every year, four ex-soldiers who call themselves "Os Imortais" ("The Immortals"), get together with four women to celebrate their war deeds and remember the old days, back in the war. On ... See full summary »

Director: António-Pedro Vasconcelos | Stars: Joaquim de Almeida, Emmanuelle Seigner, Nicolau Breyner, Rogério Samora

Votes: 1,185

44. Second Life (2009)

85 min | Drama

4.2
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Nicholas celebrates his 40th birthday in his country house, with some friends. He has everything he ever wished for, but, on that night, he will end up dead, on his swimming pool. From that... See full summary »

Directors: Miguel Gaudêncio, Alexandre Valente | Stars: Piotr Adamczyk, Lúcia Moniz, Paulo Pires, Fátima Lopes

Votes: 721

45. O Crime do Padre Amaro (2005)

100 min | Action, Drama

5.3
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An young priest commits a crime when he falls in love with a beautiful and troubled woman.

Director: Carlos Coelho da Silva | Stars: Jorge Corrula, Soraia Chaves, Nicolau Breyner, Glória Férias

Votes: 2,229

46. Balas & Bolinhos (2001)

62 min | Comedy, Crime

6.4
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A group of friends meet and combine a robbery from a gasoline station.

Director: Luis Ismael | Stars: J.D. Duarte, Luis Ismael, Jorge Neto, João Pires

Votes: 1,606

47. Filme da Treta (2006)

91 min | Comedy

6.1
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Following an apocalyptic vision during a show in the booth of a "peep-show", Zézé decides to join the Order of the Caracolários Descalços.

Director: José Sacramento | Stars: José Pedro Gomes, António Feio, Maria Rueff, José Raposo

Votes: 1,024

48. Sorte Nula (2004)

85 min | Mystery, Crime

6.4
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Alberto is planning the ultimate romantic escape, but before he can catch the airplane he will endure the creepiest day of his life.

Director: Fernando Fragata | Stars: Helder Mendes, António Feio, Rui Unas, Isabel Figueira

Votes: 1,350

49. Contrato (2009)

95 min | Action, Romance, Thriller

4.3
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Peter McShade is a hitman, whose contract involves killing the major mobster of the Iberian Peninsula, but nothing is what it seems.

Director: Nicolau Breyner | Stars: Pedro Lima, Cláudia Vieira, Vítor Norte, Sofia Aparício

Votes: 542

50. Adeus, Pai (1996)

85 min | Drama

6.9
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For a 13-year-old boy like Filipe, the prospect of a summer vacation in the Azores with his father is like a dream come true. But dreams are sometimes just a way to avoid facing reality...

Director: Luís Filipe Rocha | Stars: Afonso Pimentel, João Lagarto, Laura Soveral, Natália Luísa

Votes: 478

51. Uma Aventura na Casa Assombrada (2009)

96 min | Adventure, Comedy, Mystery

3.8
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Director: Carlos Coelho da Silva | Stars: Sara Salgado, Francisco Areosa, Margarida Martinho, Mariana Martinho

Votes: 210

52. Um Funeral à Chuva (2010)

129 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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Life is too sweet to cry.

Director: Telmo Martins | Stars: Sílvia Almeida, Alexandre Barata, Tiago Carreira, Alexandre da Silva

Votes: 317

53. Respirar (Debaixo D'água) (2000)

45 min | Drama, Thriller

6.9
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What stops two people from being together? A third one. What stops one person from fighting for another? Nothing. Pedro lives in the suburbs, where he works with his father in a garage. ... See full summary »

Director: António Ferreira | Stars: Alexandre Pinto, Joana Costa, Joel Rodrigues, Mário Rodrigues

Votes: 127

54. Adriana (2004)

102 min | Drama

6.3
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Adriana looks for a man who do beget a child and thus ensure the seed on the island she lives with her father.

Director: Margarida Gil | Stars: Ana Moreira, Isabel Ruth, Bruno Bravo, José Airosa

Votes: 47

55. Julgamento (2007)

98 min | Drama, Thriller

6.1
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In 1970, a man is tortured and murdered by the regime's secret police. Now nearly 40 years later, his friend, who had also been tortured, recognizes the man he deems responsible for the ... See full summary »

Director: Leonel Vieira | Stars: Júlio César, José Eduardo, Alexandra Lencastre, Carlos Santos

Votes: 214

56. Amor e Dedinhos de Pé (1992)

125 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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Director: Luís Filipe Rocha | Stars: Joaquim de Almeida, Ana Torrent, Jean-Pierre Cassel, João D'Ávila

Votes: 70

57. 'Non', ou A Vã Glória de Mandar (1990)

110 min | Drama, History, War

7.2
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Episodes from entire military history of Portugal are told through flashbacks as a professorish soldier recounts them while marching through a Portuguese African colony in 1973. He easily ... See full summary »

Director: Manoel de Oliveira | Stars: Luís Miguel Cintra, Diogo Dória, Miguel Guilherme, Luís Lucas

Votes: 723

58. Backlight (2010)

90 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.2
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Several characters who are each at critical stages of their lives are strangely impelled towards an uncharted lake in the middle of the desert where they all have the opportunity to save each other.

Director: Fernando Fragata | Stars: Joaquim de Almeida, Michelle Mania, Skyler Day, Scott Bailey

Votes: 1,940

59. Our Beloved Month of August (2008)

Not Rated | 147 min | Music, Romance

7.0
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Docu-drama about Portuguese social life in the countryside during the busy month of August

Director: Miguel Gomes | Stars: Sónia Bandeira, Fábio Oliveira, Joaquim Carvalho, Emmanuelle Fèvre

Votes: 1,240

60. The Art of Stealing (2008)

103 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.3
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Two amateur thieves are hired to steal an extremely valuable Van Gogh painting from the abandoned farm of an Argentinian countess.

Director: Leonel Vieira | Stars: Ivo Canelas, Enrique Arce, Flora Martínez, Nicolau Breyner

Votes: 1,009

61. Call Girl (2007)

Unrated | 145 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.3
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Maria (Soraia Chaves) a sensual call girl, is hired by Mouros (Joaquim de Almeida) to seduce Meireles (Nicolau Breyner), the Mayor of Vilanova, so that he can authorize a multinational to build a high quality resort. However, Madeira (Ivo Canelas) and Neves (Jose Raposo), PJ police detectives, discover the evidence of corruption and begin to investigate Meireles. Everything becomes even more ... See full summary »

Director: António-Pedro Vasconcelos | Stars: Soraia Chaves, Ivo Canelas, Nicolau Breyner, Joaquim de Almeida

Votes: 2,055

62. Vale Abraão (1993)

187 min | Drama

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Ema is a very attractive but innocent girl, so pretty that cars crash in her presence. Young marries Dr. Carlo Paiva, who she is not attracted to, but is her father's friend. They move to ... See full summary »

Director: Manoel de Oliveira | Stars: Leonor Silveira, Cécile Sanz de Alba, Luís Miguel Cintra, Ruy de Carvalho

Votes: 1,035

63. Zona J (1998)

96 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.5
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Tó is a black boy from Zona J, a tough neighborhood in Lisbon, and falls in love with a white girl, Carla. Tó dreams to live in Angola, where his parents were born, however the reality the two teens are in makes everything complicated.

Director: Leonel Vieira | Stars: Félix Fontoura, Nuria Madruga, Milton Spencer, Edson Silva

Votes: 844

64. Jaime (1999)

111 min | Drama

7.0
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A woman takes her young son, leaves her husband and moves in with her lover. The boy, desperate to get his parents back together, becomes convinced that if only he can get his father's ... See full summary »

Director: António-Pedro Vasconcelos | Stars: Saúl Fonseca, Fernanda Serrano, Joaquim Leitão, Sandro Silva

Votes: 913

65. Corrupção (2007)

90 min | Crime, Drama

3.5
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A crime drama based on the life of a woman who lived for years with a man that was the head of a corruption network in the Portuguese football world.

Director: João Botelho | Stars: Nicolau Breyner, Margarida Vila-Nova, António Pedro Cerdeira, Alexandra Lencastre

Votes: 788

66. The Courtyard of the Ballads (1942)

121 min | Comedy, Musical

7.8
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This classic of Portuguese cinema depicts the friendships and rivalries of the inhabitants of a square in downtown Lisbon, where exists a spirit of familiarity between neighbors.

Director: Francisco Ribeiro | Stars: Maria das Neves, Vasco Santana, António Silva, Laura Alves

Votes: 952

67. As Bodas de Deus (1999)

150 min | Comedy

7.2
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After receiving a visit from a messenger of God, João de Deus wins his buddy's girlfriend through a roll of the dice.

Director: João César Monteiro | Stars: Rita Durão, João César Monteiro, Joana Azevedo, José Airosa

Votes: 544

68. Uma Abelha na Chuva (1972)

75 min | Drama

6.7
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A married couple of rich and depressed noblemen destroy the lives of their servants out of spite.

Director: Fernando Lopes | Stars: Laura Soveral, João Guedes, Zita Duarte, Ruy Furtado

Votes: 192

69. Belarmino (1964)

80 min | Documentary, Biography, Drama

7.8
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Interview with a has-been boxing champion «who could have been great», probing, and soul revealing.

Director: Fernando Lopes | Stars: Belarmino Fragoso, Jean Pierre Gebler, Maria Teresa de Noronha, Bernardo Moreira

Votes: 305

70. 98 Octanas (2006)

94 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

4.2
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Director: Fernando Lopes | Stars: Rogério Samora, Carla Chambel, Márcia Breia, Fernando Heitor

Votes: 109

71. Douro, Faina Fluvial (1931)

20 min | Documentary, Short

7.5
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A documentary that looks at the people working in the river Douro, around the city of Porto.

Director: Manoel de Oliveira

Votes: 525

72. Lá Fora (2004)

107 min | Drama

5.4
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Director: Fernando Lopes | Stars: Alexandra Lencastre, Rogério Samora, Maria João Abreu, Miguel Guilherme

Votes: 87

73. The Tyrannical Father (1941)

114 min | Comedy

7.9
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Francisco, salesman in a shoe store, is totally in love with Tatão, which sells perfume in the same street. But he is an amateur theater actor, as she hates theater and is a fan of cinema. Will this unlikely love endure?

Director: António Lopes Ribeiro | Stars: Vasco Santana, Francisco Ribeiro, Leonor Maia, Barroso Lopes

Votes: 553

74. Camões (1946)

118 min | Biography, Drama

6.5
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The adventurous life of Portugal's epic poet, Luis de Camões.

Director: José Leitão de Barros | Stars: Antonio Vilar, José Amaro, Igrejas Caeiro, Paiva Raposo

Votes: 144

75. Crónica dos Bons Malandros (1984)

82 min | Comedy

5.8
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Living in expeditions, a gang of friendly Malandro Lisboetas is one day contacted by mysterious Italian (from the Mafia, it is assumed) to steal part of the Lalique Collection, at the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation Museum.

Director: Fernando Lopes | Stars: Nuno Duarte, João Perry, Lia Gama, Maria do Céu Guerra

Votes: 129

76. O Último Mergulho (1992)

88 min | Drama

7.1
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Director: João César Monteiro | Stars: Fabienne Babe, Canto e Castro, Francesca Prandi, Rita Blanco

Votes: 185

77. A Caça (1964)

21 min | Short, Drama

7.1
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José and Roberto are friends, and they decide to go hunting but without guns, so that no accident will happen. As they stroll and talk, one of them falls into a hole in a hidden marshland. ... See full summary »

Director: Manoel de Oliveira | Stars: António Rodrigues Sousa, João Rocha Almeida, Albino Freitas, Manuel De Sa

Votes: 265

78. Ala-Arriba! (1942)

94 min | Drama, Romance

7.2
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In a village of poor fishermen in the North of Portugal, João Moço and Julha fall in love. Unfortunately they belong to two different fisher castes and the community as well as their respective families condemn their love...

Director: José Leitão de Barros | Stars: Ilidio Rocha Silvestre, Elsa Bea-Flor, João Moço, Nicolau

Votes: 70

79. Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen (1969)

19 min | Documentary, Short

7.0
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Director: João César Monteiro | Star: Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen

Votes: 107

80. Quem Espera por Sapatos de Defunto Morre Descalço (1970)

34 min | Short, Drama

6.6
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The tribulations of two friends who, in despair, start begging from door-to-door, and are given a bundle including, literally, a pair of deadman's shoes.

Director: João César Monteiro | Stars: Antónia Brandão, Carlos Ferreiro, Carlos Porto, Elsa Figueiredo

Votes: 104

81. Nazaré, Praia de Pescadores (1929)

Documentary

6.1
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Director: José Leitão de Barros

Votes: 19

82. As Palavras e os Fios (1962)

12 min | Documentary, Short

7.1
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The production and the economic and social relevance of electric cables, may be watched as abstract art to the tunes of jazz.

Director: Fernando Lopes | Star: Jacinto Ramos

Votes: 24

83. As Pedras e o Tempo (1961)

15 min | Documentary, Short

6.7
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Director: Fernando Lopes | Star: Jacinto Ramos

Votes: 19

84. Mortinho por Chegar a Casa (1996)

102 min | Comedy

7.0
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A Portuguese immigrant in Holland dies in an accident and is buried in a cemetery in Amsterdam. Soon he discovers that his soul won't rest in peace until his body is laying down in his ... See full summary »

Directors: Carlos da Silva, George Sluizer | Stars: Diogo Infante, Maria d'Aires, Huub Stapel, Jack Wouterse

Votes: 278

85. Dribbling Fate (1998)

77 min | Drama, Sport

6.6
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Life has moved too fast for Mane. at the age of 50 he watches the slow sacrifice of his ideals. His wife, Lucy, has locked him in to a daily routine. His work in a small commercial shop and... See full summary »

Director: Fernando Vendrell | Stars: Carlos Germano, Betina Lopes, Paulo Miranda, Manuel Estevão

Votes: 41

86. Tarde Demais (2000)

95 min | Drama

6.8
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A touching and tragic real life story about a group of Portuguese fishermen who get caught in the middle of a storm in the Tejo river (Lisbon) and struggle to survive.

Director: José Nascimento | Stars: Vítor Norte, Adriano Luz, Nuno Melo, Carlos Santos

Votes: 149

87. O Mistério da Estrada de Sintra (2007)

98 min | Adventure, Crime, Mystery

7.0
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A critique of the romantic Portuguese society of the nineteenth century.

Director: Jorge Paixão da Costa | Stars: Ivo Canelas, António Pedro Cerdeira, Bruna Di Tullio, Rogério Samora

Votes: 376

88. Cinco Dias, Cinco Noites (1996)

100 min | Drama

6.8
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In the 1940s André escapes from prison and is forced to leave the country illegally. In Oporto some friends arrange him a man, Lambaça, who knows the border of Tras-os-Montes (village in ... See full summary »

Director: José Fonseca e Costa | Stars: Paulo Pires, Sinde Filipe, Vítor Norte, Mário Moutinho

Votes: 211

89. Blood of My Blood (2011)

131 min | Drama, Thriller

7.5
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A regular family living in the outskirts of Lisbon sees the serenity of their lives shaken beyond any remedy within a week.

Director: João Canijo | Stars: Rafael Morais, Rita Blanco, Anabela Moreira, Cleia Almeida

Votes: 1,529

90. Lisboetas (2004)

105 min | Documentary

7.3
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Director: Sérgio Tréfaut

Votes: 188

91. Suicídio Encomendado (2007)

90 min | Comedy

6.6
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Picture yourself at home... The phone rings and they try to sell you something - the usual idiots... Only this time they're selling you a suicide, your ordered suicide. This is what ... See full summary »

Director: Artur Serra Araújo | Stars: João Fino, José Wallenstein, Neuza, Eloy Monteiro

Votes: 126

92. Balas & Bolinhos - O Regresso (2004)

108 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

7.1
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A group of friends that meet after some years apart,decide to hunt a treasure.

Director: Luis Ismael | Stars: Pedro Carvalho, Joao Castro, J.D. Duarte, Luis Ismael

Votes: 1,708

93. Kiss Me (2004)

120 min | Drama

5.6
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This movie bring us a story about a woman named Laura (Marisa Cruz) that lives in a small portuguese town during the 50's. Tired of living in such a small town she travells to a bigger town... See full summary »

Director: António da Cunha Telles | Stars: Marisa Cruz, Manuel Wiborg, Nicolau Breyner, Clara Pinto Correia

Votes: 261

94. Tentação (1997)

115 min | Drama, Romance

6.1
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Father Antonio is a priest by vocation, committed and generous, dear people of Vila Daires a quiet village of the north. But Father Anthony is also a man, and Vila Daires is not as peaceful... See full summary »

Director: Joaquim Leitão | Stars: Joaquim de Almeida, Cristina Câmara, Diogo Infante, Ana Bustorff

Votes: 417

95. Um Filme Falado (2003)

96 min | Comedy, Drama, History

6.7
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75 Metascore

Lisbon, Marseilles, Naples, Athens, Istanbul, Cairo, Aden, and Bombay. Along with a university teacher and her little daughter, we embark on a long journey, experiencing different cultures and civilizations.

Director: Manoel de Oliveira | Stars: Leonor Silveira, Filipa de Almeida, John Malkovich, Catherine Deneuve

Votes: 1,771 | Gross: $0.01M

96. Tabu (I) (2012)

Not Rated | 118 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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A restless retired woman teams up with her deceased neighbor's maid to seek out a man who has a secret connection to her past life as a farm owner at the foothill of Mount Tabu in Africa.

Director: Miguel Gomes | Stars: Telmo Churro, Miguel Gomes, Hortêncílio Aquina, Américo Mota

Votes: 5,558

97. Perdida Mente (2010)

63 min | Drama, Family

6.1
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The story of a man who sees his life change radically upon confronting his progressive loss of memory. As his neurological condition advances, it affects not only his own life but the lives of all those who surround him.

Director: Margarida Gil | Stars: José Airosa, Eunice Correia, José Pinto, Cândido Ferreira

Votes: 15

98. La cage dorée (2013)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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For thirty years now Maria and José Ribeiro have been living on the ground floor of a Haussmannian building in one of the most exclusive districts of Paris. Everybody loves this nice couple... See full summary »

Director: Ruben Alves | Stars: Rita Blanco, Joaquim de Almeida, Roland Giraud, Chantal Lauby

Votes: 8,609

99. 7 Pecados Rurais (2013)

97 min | Comedy

5.6
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The film tells the story of Quim (João Paulo Rodrigues) and Zé (Pedro Alves), who are reunited with two cousins away from Lisbon. Together, they decide to revive past follies in Curral de ... See full summary »

Director: Nicolau Breyner | Stars: João Paulo Rodrigues, Pedro Alves, Alda Gomes, Melânia Gomes

Votes: 1,016

100. Os Gatos não Têm Vertigens (2014)

124 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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An 18 year old boy with a complicated life starts a criminal career but ends up on a rooftop of Lisbon. On the apartment below lives a recently widowed, lonely old lady. Against all odds ... See full summary »

Director: António-Pedro Vasconcelos | Stars: Maria do Céu Guerra, João Jesus, Fernanda Serrano, Ricardo Carriço

Votes: 1,371