Most Popular Titles With Primary Country of Origin Portugal


1. Bad Investigate (2018)

120 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

8.4
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Romeu, a corrupt cop, hires the services of Cid and Alex, to catch a notorious criminal, who left Mexico and is on his way to Galicia, Spain to find the killer of his brother, also trying to catch the same criminal is an FBI agent.

Director: Luis Ismael | Stars: Enrique Arce, Sandra B, Paulo Calatré, Rebeca da Cunha

Votes: 86

2. The House of the Spirits (1993)

R | 140 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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A rancher, his clairvoyant wife and their family face turbulent years in South America in this adaptation of Isabel Allende's best-seller.

Director: Bille August | Stars: Jeremy Irons, Meryl Streep, Winona Ryder, Antonio Banderas

Votes: 18,316 | Gross: $6.27M

3. O Ornitólogo (2016)

Unrated | 117 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

6.5
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85 Metascore

Fernando, a solitary ornithologist, is looking for black storks when he is swept away by the rapids. Rescued by a couple of Chinese pilgrims, he plunges into an eerie and dark forest, trying to get back on his track.

Director: João Pedro Rodrigues | Stars: Paul Hamy, Xelo Cagiao, João Pedro Rodrigues, Han Wen

Votes: 1,635 | Gross: $0.05M

4. 100 metros (2016)

108 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

7.5
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Based on the incredible true story of a Spanish man with multiple sclerosis who tried to finish an Iron-Man: 3,8 km swimming, 180 km cycling and 42 km running. And he was told that he could not make 100 metres.

Director: Marcel Barrena | Stars: Dani Rovira, Karra Elejalde, Alexandra Jiménez, David Verdaguer

Votes: 2,580

5. Porto (2016)

76 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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48 Metascore

Jake and Mati are two outsiders in Porto who once experienced a brief connection. A mystery remains about the moments they shared, and in searching through memories, they relive the depths of a night uninhibited by the consequences of time.

Director: Gabe Klinger | Stars: Anton Yelchin, Lucie Lucas, Paulo Calatré, Françoise Lebrun

Votes: 611 | Gross: $0.01M

6. O Fantasma (2000)

Unrated | 87 min | Drama

5.7
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36 Metascore

Young and handsome Sergio works the night shift as a trash collector in Lisbon, Portugal. He can't force himself to connect with his pretty female co-worker Fatima, who displays an avid ... See full summary »

Director: João Pedro Rodrigues | Stars: Ricardo Meneses, Beatriz Torcato, Andre Barbosa, Eurico Vieira

Votes: 2,425 | Gross: $0.13M

7. Balas & Bolinhos: O Último Capítulo (2012)

129 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

7.4
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Tone, the leader of the gang, returns home after sometime abroad, to try to save his father's life that is on the verge of death, and needs a liver transplant to survive. For this task he ... See full summary »

Director: Luis Ismael | Stars: Filipe Alves, Pedro Alves, Manuel Amaro, Américo Antunes

Votes: 2,551

8. Mistérios de Lisboa (2010)

Not Rated | 272 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance

7.5
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82 Metascore

Follows a jealous countess, a wealthy businessman, and a young orphaned boy across Portugal, France, Italy and Brazil where they connect with a variety of mysterious individuals.

Director: Raoul Ruiz | Stars: Adriano Luz, Maria João Bastos, Ricardo Pereira, Clotilde Hesme

Votes: 2,753 | Gross: $0.11M

9. O Fim da Inocência (2017)

97 min | Drama

5.8
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Inês is a teenager from a wealthy family. However, after classes, she participates in risky sexual games, compulsively uses the internet and attends the nightlife of Lisbon, entering a spiral of total destruction .

Director: Joaquim Leitão | Stars: Joana Aguiar, João Alves, Sofia Alves, Joana Barradas

Votes: 155

10. As Mil e Uma Noites: Volume 1, O Inquieto (2015)

125 min | Drama

7.1
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80 Metascore

Some of the chapters from Arabian Nights are adapted to a modern Portugal in this epic.

Director: Miguel Gomes | Stars: Crista Alfaiate, Miguel Gomes, Maria Rueff, Bruno Bravo

Votes: 1,616 | Gross: $0.01M

11. São Jorge (2016)

112 min | Drama

7.1
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An unemployed boxer turned collection agency employee deals with the deplorable methods they have to use when collecting bad debts.

Director: Marco Martins | Stars: Nuno Lopes, Mariana Nunes, David Semedo, José Raposo

Votes: 665

12. Tabu (I) (2012)

Not Rated | 118 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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78 Metascore

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: 5,565

13. Linhas de Wellington (2012)

Not Rated | 151 min | Drama, History, War

6.2
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On September 27, 1810, the French troops commanded by Marshal Massena, were defeated in the Serra do Buçaco by the Anglo-Portuguese army of general Wellington. Despite the victory, ... See full summary »

Director: Valeria Sarmiento | Stars: Nuno Lopes, Soraia Chaves, Marisa Paredes, John Malkovich

Votes: 1,143

14. How to Draw a Perfect Circle (2009)

122 min | Drama

5.7
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Guilherme and Sofia, brother and sister, grow up sharing experiences and slowly discovering their sexuality. The thing that Sofia doesn't know is how far Guilherme will go to keep her inside his own perverse, dark and perfect circle.

Director: Marco Martins | Stars: Rafael Morais, Daniel Duval, Joana de Verona, Beatriz Batarda

Votes: 549

15. Real Playing Game (2013)

R | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

4.3
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A wealthy individual is desperate to find a way to stay alive, as he is both old and terminally ill. When a company known as RPG offers him the chance to become young again in return for a large amount of money, he doesn't think twice.

Directors: Tino Navarro, David Rebordão | Stars: Cian Barry, Alix Wilton Regan, Nik Xhelilaj, Pedro Granger

Votes: 863

16. 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: 1,613

17. 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: 1,941

18. In Vanda's Room (2000)

Not Rated | 170 min | Drama

7.3
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The film follows the daily life of Vanda Duarte, a heroin addict in Lisbon, and the community she lives in.

Director: Pedro Costa | Stars: Vanda Duarte, Lena Duarte, Zita Duarte, Manuel Gomes Miranda

Votes: 1,006

19. Ouro Verde (2017)

Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.1
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A rich portuguese farmer at Brazil falls in love with a girl whose father killed his family...and he already knows about it...

Stars: Diogo Morgado, Joana de Verona, Luís Esparteiro, Manuela Couto

Votes: 61

20. Cartas da Guerra (2016)

105 min | Drama

6.8
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Based on António Lobo Antunes's novel, a collection of letters written by a young soldier, doctor and a aspirant writer, to his wife while he was serving in Angola between 1971 and 1973, ... See full summary »

Director: Ivo Ferreira | Stars: Miguel Nunes, Margarida Vila-Nova, Ricardo Pereira, João Pedro Vaz

Votes: 552

21. Gelo (I) (2016)

105 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

6.1
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How many seconds do you have left to live?

Directors: Gonçalo Galvão Teles, Luís Galvão Teles | Stars: Ivana Baquero, Afonso Pimentel, Albano Jerónimo, Ivo Canelas

Votes: 92

22. Capitão Falcão (2015)

106 min | Action, Comedy, History

7.1
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Follows Portugal's first fascist superhero: the ultra patriotic Captain Falcon!

Director: João Leitão | Stars: Gonçalo Waddington, David Chan Cordeiro, José Pinto, Miguel Guilherme

Votes: 1,481

23. Cavalo Dinheiro (2014)

Unrated | 103 min | Drama

7.0
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84 Metascore

"The time is now, a numbing and timeless present of hospital stays, bureaucratic questioning, and wandering through remembered spaces... and suddenly it is also then, the mid '70s and the ... See full summary »

Director: Pedro Costa | Stars: Ventura, Vitalina Varela, Tito Furtado, Benvindo Tavares

Votes: 961

24. Morangos com Açúcar (2003– )

50 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

3.2
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This soap opera follows the daily routine of a group of portuguese teenagers and their problems

Stars: Vítor Fonseca, Tiago Aldeia, Ana Guiomar, Bruno Simões

Votes: 1,063

25. A Fábrica de Nada (2017)

177 min | Drama, Musical

7.8
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Director: Pedro Pinho | Stars: José Smith Vargas, Carla Galvão, Njamy Sebastião, Joaquim Bichana Martins

Votes: 302

26. 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: 1,716

27. A Floresta das Almas Perdidas (2017)

71 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.8
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«The Forest of the Lost Souls» is a dense and remote forest, Portugal's most popular place for suicide. In a summer morning, two strangers meet within the woods.

Director: José Pedro Lopes | Stars: Daniela Love, Jorge Mota, Mafalda Banquart, Lígia Roque

Votes: 91

28. Os Maias: Cenas da Vida Romântica (2014)

139 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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The tragedy and comedy in Carlo's life begins, grows and ends like the tragedy and comedy of Portugal. In the company of his close friend, João da Ega, allegedly a brilliant writer, Carlos,... See full summary »

Director: João Botelho | Stars: Graciano Dias, Maria Flor, João Perry, Pedro Inês

Votes: 633

29. Expatriate (2018)

Action, Crime, Drama | Post-production

A Portuguese American businessman is deported to Portugal, where he sinks into debt and is driven to take part in a money scheme.

Director: Renato Lucas | Stars: Eric da Silva, Mafalda Matos, Ana Lopes, Dmitry Bogomolov

30. Catarina e os Outros (2011)

15 min | Short, Drama, Mystery

5.7
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Catarina found she is HIV positive. She wants to drag everyone else along.

Director: André Badalo | Stars: Victória Guerra, Arminda Badalo, Rui Porto Nunes, Cândido Ferreira

Votes: 88

31. 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

32. Luz da Manhã (2011)

Short

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Last part of a trilogy about family meetings. How paths cross -or sometimes fail to- by an inch. After a day of swimming at the lake, family ties are inexplicably disturbed. Morning Light ... See full summary »

Director: Cláudia Varejão | Stars: Beatriz Batarda, Elisa Lisboa, Matilde Colaço

Votes: 22

33. XXS (2010– )

70 min | Game-Show

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Stars: Carolina Patrocínio, Pedro Miguel Ramos

34. Amnésia (2017– )

Thriller

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Joana, a blogger, is accused of murdering her boyfriend. But she suffers from amnesia.

Stars: Alda Gomes, Ana Vilela da Costa, Marco Costa, Hugo Franco

35. 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

36. A Única Mulher (2015– )

60 min | Drama

5.2
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A story of the almost impossible love between Luís Miguel and Mara, set in Lisbon and Luanda. The relationship of Luís and Mara will be affected with the conspiracies and secrets of their ... See full summary »

Stars: Alexandra Lencastre, José Wallenstein, Lourenço Ortigão, Ana Sofia Martins

Votes: 120

37. #CasaDoCais (2018– )

Comedy

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Stars: Soraia Carrega, Kiko is Hot

38. Two Drifters (2005)

Unrated | 98 min | Drama

6.0
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41 Metascore

Pedro and Rui kiss after a first-anniversary dinner; Pedro drives home, dying en route in a crash. Another pair of lovers, Odete and Alberto, split over her desire to have a child. Pedro ... See full summary »

Director: João Pedro Rodrigues | Stars: Ana Cristina de Oliveira, Nuno Gil, João Carreira, Teresa Madruga

Votes: 1,014 | Gross: $0.02M

39. 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

40. Perdidos (2017)

95 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

5.3
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When a group of friends fail to lower the ladder of their boat, they find themselves stranded in the surrounding waters and struggle to survive.

Director: Sérgio Graciano | Stars: Dânia Neto, Afonso Pimentel, Dalila Carmo, Diogo Amaral

Votes: 170

41. Penis Poetry (2017)

14 min | Short

6.0
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This is a poetic film about The Penis becoming a diary with a unique story to tell. Penis Poetry is made in collaboration with Andre Medeiros Martins who wrote on his lovers' penises his ... See full summary »

Directors: Antonio da Silva, Andre Medeiros Martins | Stars: Valentin Braun, Rodrigo Peñalosa

Votes: 5

42. Campeões e Detectives (2008–2009)

50 min | Adventure

6.0
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Stars: André Gago, Bruna Quintas, Bruno Ambrósio, Catarina Távora

Votes: 13

43. Lua Vermelha (2010– )

45 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Romance

4.1
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The story takes place in Sintra Mountains. Human and Vampires live in peace until the 100 years truce is broken by Eternal Light. Afonso and Isabel will fall in love, an impossible love, in a context of war between Humans and Vampires.

Stars: Mafalda Luís de Castro, Rui Porto Nunes, António Camelier, Catarina Mago

Votes: 175

44. xXx (2013)

1 min | Short, Comedy

6.0
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After several NSA agents are killed in Prague while investigating the terrorist group "Anarchy 99", the NSA tries recruiting an extreme sports enthusiast criminal to do the job.

Director: João Alves | Star: João Alves

Votes: 8

45. Verão Danado (2017)

127 min | Drama

6.0
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Idling afternoons, drugs, heartbreaks, psychedelic moods immersed in music. An adrenaline rush with Lisbon as the backdrop of a drifting youth.

Director: Pedro Cabeleira | Stars: Pedro Marujo, Lia Carvalho, Ana Valentim, Daniel Viana

Votes: 115

46. Dancin' Days (2012– )

Drama, Romance

6.7
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Stars: Joana Santos, Albano Jerónimo, Soraia Chaves, João Ricardo

Votes: 132

47. 4Play (2017– )

23 min | Comedy

8.0
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This series tells the story of four reckless friends who create a game - 4Play -, that will help them to decide who'll be the main character on the TV Script they are writing, based on their adventures.

Stars: Maria Teresa Barbosa, Inês Gonçalves, Pedro Manana, Alex Miranda

Votes: 160

48. Pedro (2016)

20 min | Short, Drama

6.1
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Pedro gets home at dawn. Before the young boy falls asleep, his lonely mother drags him to the beach.

Directors: Marco Leão, André Santos | Stars: Filipe Abreu, Rita Durão, Marcello Urgeghe, João Villas-Boas

Votes: 45

49. 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: 1,296

50. Colo (2017)

136 min | Drama

5.8
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In Portugal, a father, a mother and a daughter's daily lives are being subsumed by the effects of the economic crisis.

Director: Teresa Villaverde | Stars: João Pedro Vaz, Alice Albergaria Borges, Beatriz Batarda, Clara Jost

Votes: 139