With Instituto do Cinema e do Audiovisual (ICA) (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Night Train to Lisbon (2013)

R | 111 min | Mystery, Romance, Thriller

6.8
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30 Metascore

Swiss Professor Raimund Gregorius (Jeremy Irons) abandons his lectures and buttoned-down life to embark on a thrilling adventure that will take him on a journey to the very heart of himself.

Director: Bille August | Stars: Jeremy Irons, Mélanie Laurent, Jack Huston, Martina Gedeck

Votes: 17,082

2. How to Draw a Perfect Circle (2009)

122 min | Drama

5.5
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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, Joana de Verona, Daniel Duval, Beatriz Batarda

Votes: 667

3. The Domain (2019)

166 min | Drama

6.9
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The chronicle of a Portuguese family that owns one of the largest estates in Europe, on the south bank of the River Tagus.

Director: Tiago Guedes | Stars: Albano Jerónimo, Sandra Faleiro, Miguel Borges, Ana Vilela da Costa

Votes: 375

4. Turtles Can Fly (2004)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, War

8.1
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85 Metascore

Near the Iraqi-Turkish border on the eve of an American invasion, refugee children like 13-year-old Kak (Ebrahim), gauge and await their fate.

Director: Bahman Ghobadi | Stars: Soran Ebrahim, Avaz Latif, Saddam Hossein Feysal, Hiresh Feysal Rahman

Votes: 16,709 | Gross: $0.26M

5. The Ornithologist (2016)

Unrated | 117 min | Adventure, Drama, Mystery

6.3
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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, João Pedro Rodrigues, Xelo Cagiao, Han Wen

Votes: 2,545 | Gross: $0.05M

6. Tabu (I) (2012)

Not Rated | 118 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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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: 6,114

7. The Dead Queen (2018)

120 min | Drama

6.6
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Inspired by the true story of the Portuguese King Dom Pedro (fourteenth century), who unearthed his beloved to crown her queen after her death, Pedro and Ines recounts this unparalleled ... See full summary »

Director: António Ferreira | Stars: Joana de Verona, Vera Kolodzig, Miguel Borges, Miguel Monteiro

Votes: 300

8. A Espia (2020– )

Drama, Mystery, War | Post-production

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Stars: Daniela Ruah, Lúcia Moniz, Diogo Morgado, Maria João Bastos

9. Inner Ghosts (2018)

90 min | Horror

5.7
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A woman who gave up on her life as a medium receives a gift from the afterlife: a device that can perform wonderful things - at a price.

Director: Paulo Leite | Stars: Celia Williams, Elizabeth Bochmann, Iris Cayatte, Norman MacCallum

Votes: 78

10. Hustler White (1996)

Unrated | 79 min | Drama, Romance

5.9
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Reminiscent of Sunset Boulevard, Hustler White transposes the action from the silver screen's old movie backlots to contemporary male prostitution and the porn industry. Said to be an homage to classic Hollywood cinema.

Directors: Rick Castro, Bruce La Bruce | Stars: Tony Ward, Bruce La Bruce, Kevin P. Scott, Ivar Johnson

Votes: 1,134 | Gross: $0.13M

11. Gebo et l'ombre (2012)

95 min | Drama

6.4
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71 Metascore

Set in the late 19th century, about a honored but poor patriarch who sacrifices himself to protect his fugitive son.

Director: Manoel de Oliveira | Stars: Michael Lonsdale, Claudia Cardinale, Jeanne Moreau, Leonor Silveira

Votes: 534

12. 4 (2004)

Not Rated | 126 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.6
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72 Metascore

Meat merchant Oleg, prostitute Marina, and piano tuner "simply Volodya" drop into an all-night bar in Moscow, where they are served by a narcoleptic bartender (three plus one is four) while... See full summary »

Director: Ilya Khrzhanovskiy | Stars: Yuriy Laguta, Marina Vovchenko, Sergey Shnurov, Andrei Kudriashov

Votes: 1,923

13. The Dead and the Others (2018)

114 min | Drama

6.7
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This Brazilian documentary about indigenous culture explores how ancient traditions have been destroyed by the government due to their lack of public policy for the indigenous lands.

Directors: Renée Nader Messora, João Salaviza | Stars: Douglas Tiepre Krahô, Henrique Ihjãc Krahô, Iasmin Kropej Krahô, Osmar Kwycaké Krahô

Votes: 271

14. Never Ever (2016)

86 min | Drama

4.9
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A girl who is a body artist fall in love with a director. But the man had a traffic accident and dead. This film express the feeling of love and lose.

Director: Benoît Jacquot | Stars: Mathieu Amalric, Julia Roy, Jeanne Balibar, Victoria Guerra

Votes: 144

15. The Strange Case of Angelica (2010)

Unrated | 97 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.2
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75 Metascore

A photographer is asked by hotel owners to take portraits of their recently deceased daughter.

Director: Manoel de Oliveira | Stars: Pilar López de Ayala, Ana Maria Magalhães, Luís Miguel Cintra, Isabel Ruth

Votes: 1,574 | Gross: $0.05M

16. Casanova Variations (2014)

118 min | Biography, Drama, Fantasy

6.1
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Two stories about the greatest seducer of all time, Giacomo Casanova.

Director: Michael Sturminger | Stars: John Malkovich, Veronica Ferres, Florian Boesch, Miah Persson

Votes: 179

17. Arabian Nights: Volume 1 - The Restless One (2015)

Not Rated | 125 min | Drama

7.0
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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: 1,903 | Gross: $0.01M

18. Imagine (II) (2012)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama

7.4
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A blind teacher breaks the rules to help a female student rediscover the pleasures of life.

Director: Andrzej Jakimowski | Stars: Edward Hogg, Alexandra Maria Lara, Melchior Derouet, Francis Frappat

Votes: 2,250

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

139 min | Drama, Romance

6.4
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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: 715

20. 9 Fingers (2017)

Not Rated | 99 min | Adventure, Drama

5.1
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Magloire starts running with no luggage and no future until he meets a dying man from whom he inherits a fortune. Subsequently, Magloire is chased by a gang and becomes not only their hostage, but also their accomplice.

Director: F.J. Ossang | Stars: Paul Hamy, Damien Bonnard, Pascal Greggory, Gaspard Ulliel

Votes: 283

22. Two Drifters (2005)

Unrated | 98 min | Drama

5.8
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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: 1,079 | Gross: $0.02M

23. To Die Like a Man (2009)

Unrated | 134 min | Drama, Music

6.4
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68 Metascore

A transsexual woman tries to erase any past history of herself as a male. Struggling with a young male lover and a problematic son.

Director: João Pedro Rodrigues | Stars: Chandra Malatitch, John Jesus Romão, Ivo Barroso, Gonçalo Ferreira De Almeida

Votes: 926 | Gross: $0.00M

24. The Portuguese Nun (2009)

127 min | Drama

6.6
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61 Metascore

A young French actress in Lisbon to shoot a movie is intrigued by a nun she sees kneeling in the chapel where she is filming.

Director: Eugène Green | Stars: Leonor Baldaque, Francisco Mozos, Diogo Dória, Ana Moreira

Votes: 491

25. Letters from War (2016)

105 min | Drama

6.7
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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: 663

26. The Sword and the Rose (2010)

142 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

5.7
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Manuel bids farewell to his routine and boards a 15th century vessel under pirate law. Treason on board triggers a series of terrible events our protagonist overcomes while keeping his moral principles intact.

Director: João Nicolau | Stars: Manuel Mesquita, Luís Lima Barreto, Nuno Pino Custódio, Pedro Faro

Votes: 78

27. Eccentricities of a Blonde-Haired Girl (2009)

Not Rated | 64 min | Drama, Romance

6.2
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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: 1,528

28. Arabian Nights: Volume 2 - The Desolate One (2015)

Not Rated | 131 min | Drama

7.1
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81 Metascore

Continuation of the Arabian Nights stories by the structure were adapted to modern life in Portugal in three innings and the third chapter "The Owners of Dixie" has three chapters.

Director: Miguel Gomes | Stars: Crista Alfaiate, Chico Chapas, Luísa Cruz, Pedro Caldas

Votes: 1,241 | Gross: $0.01M

29. Miel de naranjas (2012)

100 min | Drama

5.5
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Henry grows tired of witnessing injustices, and he engages in risky actions.

Director: Imanol Uribe | Stars: Iban Garate, Blanca Suárez, Karra Elejalde, Eduard Fernández

Votes: 274

30. Milla (2017)

128 min | Drama

5.8
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86 Metascore

A young woman struggles to overcome lost love, unplanned motherhood and ghostly apparitions.

Director: Valérie Massadian | Stars: Severine Jonckeere, Luc Chessel, Ethan Jonckeere

Votes: 158

31. As Happy as Possible (2019)

92 min | Drama

6.6
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Salome picks up a summer job in the garbage dump of a village. From unexpected encounters to shared sorrows, comes the promise of a new life.

Director: Alain Raoust | Stars: Salomé Richard, Yoann Zimmer, Estelle Meyer, Jacques Bonnaffé

Votes: 31

32. The Marvelous Misadventures of the Stone Lady (2019)

20 min | Short, Fantasy

7.6
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Director: Gabriel Abrantes | Stars: Liza Lapert, Virgil Vernier, Caroline Deruas-Garrel, Vimala Pons

Votes: 18

33. The Last Time I Saw Macao (2012)

Unrated | 82 min | Crime, Drama, Musical

6.4
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69 Metascore

Two filmmakers leave to Macao in an adventure of discovery of a city-labyrinth, multicultural and mysterious, where the memories of the childhood - featured memories by the lived reality in... See full summary »

Directors: João Pedro Rodrigues, João Rui Guerra da Mata | Stars: Lydie Barbara, João Rui Guerra da Mata, João Pedro Rodrigues, Cindy Scrash

Votes: 419

34. Lisbon Beat (2019)

75 min | Documentary, Music

5.4
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Directors: Rita Maia, Vasco Viana

Votes: 7

35. Capitães da Areia (2011)

96 min | Adventure

6.4
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About the life and adventures of a gang of abandoned street kids known as Capitães da Areia (Captains of the Sands), in Salvador, Bahia, during the 1950s.

Directors: Cecília Amado, Guy Gonçalves | Stars: Jean Amorim, Ana Graciela, Roberio Lima, Israel Gouvea

Votes: 792

36. 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: 391

37. Arabian Nights: Volume 3 - The Enchanted One (2015)

Not Rated | 125 min | Drama

6.5
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80 Metascore

The final trilogy of adaptation of Arabian Nights story by the structure in Portugal modern life between 2013-2014 in three chapter.

Director: Miguel Gomes | Stars: Crista Alfaiate, Américo Silva, Amar Bounachada, Lionel Franc

Votes: 993 | Gross: $0.00M

38. Cigano (2013)

Not Rated | 18 min | Short, Drama, Thriller

6.3
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Sebastian is a wealthy young man. He finds out he has a flat tire and ends up accepting help from a Gypsy passer by. In return Sebastian will have to give him a ride home - but they won't reach their expected destination.

Director: David Bonneville | Stars: Jaime Freitas, Tiago Aldeia, Manuel Camoesas, David Bonneville

Votes: 59

39. The Invisible Life (2013)

103 min | Drama

5.3
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Night falls over Lisbon. But Hugo can't go home. Antonio has died, and for some reason, he can't stop thinking about his old love, Adriana.

Director: Vítor Gonçalves | Stars: Filipe Duarte, João Perry, Maria João Pinho, Pedro Lamares

Votes: 107

40. Caminhos Magnétykos (2018)

90 min | Drama

4.3
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During a night of humiliation, Raymond lives an inner revolt and a kaleidoscopic journey in a country that is about to collapse.

Director: Edgar Pêra | Stars: Dominique Pinon, Albano Jerónimo, Alba Baptista, Paulo Pires

Votes: 43

41. This Side of Resurrection (2011)

116 min | Adventure, Drama

5.4
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Inês finds out her brother came back from Australia. She wants to be a surfer like him so she runs away from home. Rafael surfs at Guincho like he wants to die. Surfing no longer matters to... See full summary »

Director: Joaquim Sapinho | Stars: Joana Barata, Pedro Sousa, João Cardoso, Sofia Grilo

Votes: 111

42. Summer Scars (2007)

Not Rated | 73 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

5.2
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A group of teens are faced with a life-changing experience when they meet a deranged drifter.

Director: Julian Richards | Stars: Kevin Howarth, Ciaran Joyce, Amy Harvey, Jonathan Jones

Votes: 559

43. Florbela (2012)

Not Rated | 119 min | Biography, Drama

6.5
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Shaken by a divorce in the 1920s, Portuguese poetess Florbela Espanca uses her writing to deal with her tumultuous relationship with men, eroticism and love.

Director: Vicente Alves do Ó | Stars: Dalila Carmo, Ivo Canelas, Albano Jerónimo, José Neves

Votes: 463

44. Cinzento e Negro (2015)

126 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.6
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'Some things are deadlier than death itself'

Director: Luís Filipe Rocha | Stars: Joana Bárcia, Filipe Duarte, Miguel Borges, Monica Calle

Votes: 86

45. True and Tender Is the North (2008)

122 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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The story of Emília de Sousa, the greatest actress that the Portuguese theater knew at the end of the 19th century. She abandoned her career for a few years to marry the rich Madeiran ... See full summary »

Director: João Botelho | Stars: Ana Moreira, Ricardo Aibéo, Rogério Samora, Custódia Gallego

Votes: 96

46. Retornos (2010)

Not Rated | 88 min | Thriller

6.3
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On the way to attend his father's funeral; Álvaro finds the body of a prostitute who was a good friend of his estranged daughter. He embarks on an investigation that reveals a trail of alarming secrets.

Director: Luis Avilés | Stars: Xavier Estévez, Manuela Vellés, Xosé Manuel Olveira 'Pico', María Bouzas

Votes: 178

47. Longwave (2013)

85 min | Comedy, Drama, History

6.5
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April 1974. The Federal Councellor, annoyed by the anti-establishment tone of The French speaking Swiss radio channel, imposes "safer" subjects on Philippe de Roulet, the programs director.... See full summary »

Director: Lionel Baier | Stars: Valérie Donzelli, Michel Vuillermoz, Patrick Lapp, Francisco Belard

Votes: 507

48. Cristóvão Colombo - O Enigma (2007)

75 min | Drama, History

5.6
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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: 372

49. América (2010)

111 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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America a tragic story told in a burlesque and ironic way, within a love triangle. Liza, a beautiful young Russian woman, is married to Victor, a small-time crook who lives on scheming and ... See full summary »

Director: João Nuno Pinto | Stars: Chulpan Khamatova, Fernando Luís, María Barranco, Dinarte Branco

Votes: 180

50. Noise (2008)

100 min | Drama

6.3
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After the structural collapse at a construction site, Paulo loses his job because he denounces the situation to the authorities.

Directors: Tiago Guedes, Frederico Serra | Stars: Isabel Abreu, Ivo Alexandre, Filipe Duarte, Fernanda Lapa

Votes: 93


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