A comprehensive list of Portuguese filmsby rjrcoelho-535-526795 | created - 23 Dec 2013 | updated - 6 months ago | Public
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1 min | Documentary, Short
A large number of workers, mostly young women, leave by the front door of their work place at lunch time. The building has an impressive colonnaded facade, and is located at 181, Santa ... See full summary »
Director: Aurélio da Paz dos Reis
5. Amor de Perdição (1921)
184 min | Drama, Family, Romance
Simão loves Teresa whose father wants her to marry cousin Baltazar instead. The two lovers meet secretly; Baltazar pays a thug to kill his rival, and Simão is badly wounded. Teresa is ... See full summary »
7. Os Fidalgos da Casa Mourisca (1921)
The amorous sacrifices of the daughter of Tomé da Póvoa, Berta, with the gentleman Jorge and, in parallel, the warm connection of the other son of Dom Luis, Maurício, with dedicated cousin Gabriela.
10. O Primo Basílio (1923)
Luísa, three years ago, Jorge's wife, who is about to leave on a mission to the Alentejo, is aware of the arrival of his cousin Basilio, after a long stay in Brazil, where he seems to have made a fortune.
12. Mulheres da Beira (1923)
74 min | Drama, Romance
Ana doesn't care for the pure love André devotes her, and turns her heart towards a noble man that is just lightly interested in her. Ana will experience the agony of being abandoned, and must contemplate the reclusion of a nun's life.
13. Lucros... Ilícitos (1923)
82 min | Comedy, Drama
Frankly, the Jewish banker Carlos Gold manages to transform into his criminal instrument a certain adventurer, who had tried to steal it after losing, in a gambling house, all the money he had.
19. O Táxi 9297 (1927)
80 min | Crime, Thriller
The story of this film is based on actual facts, the murder of actress Maria Alves, and the investigation that ensued, covered by Reinaldo Ferreira himself. Ferreira also wrote a novel based on the same facts.
20. Fátima Milagrosa (1928)
159 min | Drama, Family
Aninhas (Aida Lupo), a paralyzed girl, asks for a miracle from the saint of her devotion, Our Lady of Lourdes, at the chapel of Penha (Guimarães), but her prayer is not heard - She turns ... See full summary »
21. José do Telhado (1929)
177 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
During a period of social turmoil, when the police was blocked by the civil war between conservative and liberal monarchists, a gang leader became popular, as he started distributing to the poor what he robbed from the rich.
24. Lisboa (1930)
88 min | Comedy
Caleidoscope of documentary-like scenes and re-enacted episodes of a day in the life of a large port town - Lisbon, from the old district around Saint George's Castle down to the docks and ... See full summary »
25. Maria do Mar (1930)
94 min | Drama, Romance
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 »
26. A Portuguesa de Nápoles (1931)
Naples, 1799. During the reign of Ferdinand IV, which consubstantiated the tyranny of the Bourbons and the British, the Portuguese Leonor da Fonseca Pimentel (1752-1799) became suspect to the henchmen of the Junta de Estado.
27. A Severa (1931)
110 min | Drama
The (too brief) life, the (ardent) loves and the (too early) death of Maria Severa Onofirana (1820-1846), better known as "A Severa", a beautiful gypsy who, besides being a prostitute, sang... See full summary »
28. A Canção de Lisboa (1933)
85 min | Comedy, Musical
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.
31. Bocage (1936)
124 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
Bocage is a former navy officer, a cultured gentleman, a passionate man, and a poet. He lived in the second half of the 18th century, and he goes through a number of relationships, writing ... See full summary »
32. O Trevo de Quatro Folhas (1936)
110 min | Comedy, Musical
José Maria, whom they always confuse with someone, ends up convincing himself that he is like everyone else, enjoying the pleasure of getting settled in the lives of others.
35. A Canção da Terra (1938)
115 min | Drama
In Porto Santo, a small island next to Madeira the drought rages and Gonçalves, a local farmer, tries to overcome the catastrophe, with the help of Bastiana, whom he dearly loves. João ... See full summary »
36. A Rosa do Adro (1938)
92 min | Drama, History, Romance
The ill-conceived loves of Rosa, a modest seamstress, and Fernando a doctor, leaving in the shadow the fateful passion of António (a liberal) for the young woman.
37. Os Fidalgos da Casa Mourisca (1938)
117 min | Drama
The amorous sacrifices of the daughter of Tomé da Póvoa, Berta, with the gentleman Jorge and, simultaneously, the warm connection of the other son of D. Luís, Maurício, with the devoted cousin Gabriela.
38. Varanda dos Rouxinóis (1939)
102 min | Comedy, Romance
Madalena and Eduardo are in love, but their future is at risk when he accepts to follow a competitive cycling career, and she rejects to be a stage actress. He will be acclaimed during the ... See full summary »
39. Aldeia da Roupa Branca (1939)
92 min | Comedy
The story of how Gracinda, a young washerwoman, tries to revitalize her decadent business with the help of Chico, for whom she's in love, and her uncle, who has a fiery rivalry with Quitéria, owner of another laundry business.
42. The Tyrannical Father (1941)
114 min | Comedy
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?
43. The Courtyard of the Ballads (1942)
121 min | Comedy, Musical
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.
44. Ala-Arriba! (1942)
94 min | Drama, Romance
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...
46. Aniki Bóbó (1942)
71 min | Drama, Family
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 »
47. Fátima, Terra de Fé (1943)
124 min | Drama