Portuguese filmsby martim-gomes | created - 24 Nov 2013 | updated - 14 Feb 2016 | Public
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1. A Menina da Rádio (1944)
106 min | Comedy, Musical
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.
3. A Outra Margem (2007)
106 min | Drama
Ricardo is a transvestite. After a failed attempt of suicide, he has to come back to his roots and to relearn how to live with the inspiring help of his sister and, mostly, of his nephew Vasco, who has Down syndrome.
4. A Passagem da Noite (2003)
95 min | Drama
Mariana is a 17 year old girl, who, after being raped by drug addict, finds out she's pregnant and, in her path, discovers how difficult it can be entering adulthood.
5. A Song of Lisbon (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.
7. Adão e Eva (1995)
104 min | Drama
Catarina Menezes is a bisexual TV reporter who decides to have a child on her own and chooses Spanish humanitarian doctor Rafael to father the child, setting up an elaborate charade to lure... See full summary »
9. Amo-te Teresa (2000 TV Movie)
90 min | Drama, Romance
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 »
10. Amor e Dedinhos de Pé (1992)
125 min | Drama, Romance
Macau 1897. Life is easy for Portuguese settlers. Young reveler Francisco Frontaria is deemed as irresponsible for all his partying and boozing. Shunned and exiled for crossing a line by ... See full summary »
12. A Viagem do Sr. Ulisses (2012 TV Movie)
The story of an old man who does not settle for being abandoned by his own son in a hospital, venturing with the company of a rebellious teenager in a long and troubled way in search of the family, in which will also find a new life.
15. Balas & Bolinhos: O Último Capítulo (2012)
129 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
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 »
16. Beauty and the Paparazzo (2010)
106 min | Comedy, Romance
Telenovela star Mariana is on the verge of a nervous breakdown: shooting is not going smoothly, her popularity is waning, and she is forever being hounded by paparazzi. Frustrated, Mariana ... See full summary »
17. Belle toujours (2006)
Not Rated | 68 min | Drama, Music
38 years after their last encounter, Henri Husson thinks he sees Séverine in a concert. He follows her and sadistically takes out a slow and painful revenge.
Votes: 941 | Gross: $0.01M
20. April Captains (2000)
123 min | Drama, History, War
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.
21. Down to Earth (1994)
110 min | Drama
The film tells a story of Mariana, a nurse who leaves Lisbon to accompany an immigrant worker in a comatose sleep on his trip home to Cape Verde. The devoted Portuguese nurse took a journey only to find herself lost in abstract drama.
23. Come and Go (2003)
175 min | Comedy, Drama
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.
24. Cristóvão Colombo - O Enigma (2007)
75 min | Drama, History
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.
25. Crónica dos Bons Malandros (1984)
82 min | Comedy
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.
26. Doomed Love (2008)
81 min | Romance
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 »
27. Dot.com (2007)
103 min | Comedy
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 »
28. Duma Vez por Todas (1987)
99 min | Drama, Mystery, Romance
Lisbon by night, through the eyes of a young woman who lives freely, and a neighbour who follows her everywhere, from a distance.
31. Fatima (1997 TV Movie)
104 min | Drama, Romance
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 »
34. From Now On (2007)
97 min | Drama
Dora divides her time between her work as a beautician, her policeman husband António, and her involvement in left-wing politics. A tale of love and how we must learn to cherish it against all odds in the pursuit of happiness.
35. God's Comedy (1995)
170 min | Comedy, Drama
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 »
36. Goodnight Irene (2008)
98 min | Comedy, Drama
Two solitary men embark on a journey to find a missing woman, driven by friendship, a desire for freedom, and a wish to taste life to the fullest.
38. How to Draw a Perfect Circle (2009)
122 min | Drama
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.
41. Inferno (I) (1999)
Action, Crime, Thriller
Ten men,ten brothers in arms who fought together in the Portuguese Colony of Angola during the colonial war,gather together every year to dinner and remember those brave times of war...this... See full summary »
42. Jaime (1999)
111 min | Drama
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 »
44. Just Peter (1972)
77 min | Drama
Pedro is a young agricultural worker who gets caught in the middle of a fight between two families, kills a man and escapes to the capital. He can't find work,resorts to begging, but keeps ... See full summary »
45. Le bassin de J.W. (1997)
125 min | Comedy
Two actors performing in Strindberg's "Inferno" as God and Lucifer, find themselves competing in real life as well. One of them, Henrique, has spiritual obsession with John Wayne and his ... See full summary »
46. Morning Undersea (1980)
127 min | Drama