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1. Gelo (I) (2016)

105 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

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: 118

3. Refrigerantes e Canções de Amor (2016)

98 min | Comedy, Romance

A story that follows the anxieties of two musicians Lucas and Pedro, once a successful Portuguese music duo who try to survive on solo careers.

Director: Luís Galvão Teles | Stars: Ivo Canelas, João Tempera, Lúcia Moniz, Victoria Guerra

Votes: 353

4. A Canção de Lisboa (2016)

110 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

How happy and proud they are those two ladies back in Oporto! Thanks to them, their bright nephew can study medicine in Lisbon and may already have become a doctor. Little do they know, not... See full summary »

Director: Pedro Varela | Stars: César Mourão, Luana Martau, Miguel Guilherme, Marcus Majella

Votes: 642

5. The Portuguese Falcon (2015)

106 min | Action, Comedy, History

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: 1,658

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

Not Rated | 125 min | Drama

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: 1,923 | Gross: $0.01M

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

Not Rated | 131 min | Drama

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: 1,259 | Gross: $0.01M

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

Not Rated | 125 min | Drama

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: 1,001 | Gross: $0.00M

9. Amor Impossível (2015)

125 min | Crime, Drama

Cristina disappears. Tiago, her boyfriend, says that she was kidnapped, two police officers (Marco and Madalena) investigate the case and try to find the truth.

Director: António-Pedro Vasconcelos | Stars: Victoria Guerra, José Mata, Soraia Chaves, Ricardo Pereira

Votes: 385

10. O Leão da Estrela (I) (2015)

110 min | Comedy

The story revolves around Anastácio, an supporter of Leões de Alcochete and Mr. Barata, an supporter of Inferno Futebol Clube. One day, the two teams face each other. Which team will win?

Director: Leonel Vieira | Stars: Miguel Guilherme, Sara Matos, Ana Varela, Dânia Neto

Votes: 534

11. O Pátio das Cantigas (2015)

108 min | Comedy

A New age remake of a Portuguese classic, Pátio das Cantigas shows the lives of a neighbourhood in the Old Lisbon, including their desires, happiness and sadness, always with a good humour.

Director: Leonel Vieira | Stars: Miguel Guilherme, Sara Matos, César Mourão, Dânia Neto

Votes: 1,576

12. Virados do Avesso (2014)

96 min | Comedy, Romance

João, a homosexual individual develops amnesia and forgets that he's homosexual.

Director: Edgar Pêra | Stars: Diogo Morgado, Jorge Corrula, Diana Monteiro, Nuno Melo

Votes: 435

13. Mau Mau Maria (2014)

105 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Three brothers try desperately to find the women of their lives so they can fulfill their father's wish and save their future as the family heirs.

Director: José Alberto Pinheiro | Stars: António Raminhos, Eduardo Madeira, José Pedro Gomes, Marco Horácio

Votes: 495

14. Sei Lá (2014)

110 min | Comedy, Romance

Madalena is 30 years old and is abandoned by the love of her life a mysterious Spaniard named Ricardo. With the support of her best friends she tries to forget him, and find true love.

Director: Joaquim Leitão | Stars: Leonor Seixas, António Pedro Cerdeira, Ana Rita Clara, Gabriela Barros

Votes: 455

15. Cats Don't Have Vertigo (2014)

124 min | Comedy, Drama

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: 1,556

16. The Gilded Cage (2013)

G | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

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: 9,372

17. 7 Pecados Rurais (2013)

97 min | Comedy

The annual festival of Curral de Moinas is ready. Quim and Zé are eager to meet their Lisbon cousins and have a party without limits. But God decides to interfere with their plans and give those two sinners a true moral lesson.

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

Votes: 1,160

18. Posfácio nas Confecções Canhão (2012)

30 min | Short, Comedy

Posfácio works at the factory of Madam Cannon and dates her daughter Claudete. Everything would be going great for Posfácio, if it wasn't for terrorist plans from his work buddies Marques and Mendes.

Director: António Ferreira | Stars: Cleia Almeida, Pedro Correia, Pedro Diogo, Vítor Fernandes

Votes: 42

19. 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 »

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

Votes: 2,714

20. Tabu (I) (2012)

Not Rated | 118 min | Drama, Romance

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: 6,230

21. Blood of My Blood (2011)

Not Rated | 131 min | Drama, Thriller

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: 1,683

23. Perdida Mente (2010)

63 min | Drama, Family

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: 16

24. Um Funeral à Chuva (2010)

129 min | Comedy, Drama

Life is too sweet to cry.

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

Votes: 330

25. 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 »

Director: António-Pedro Vasconcelos | Stars: Soraia Chaves, Marco D'Almeida, Nuno Markl, Pedro Laginha

Votes: 1,055

26. Embargo (2010)

80 min | Comedy, Drama

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

28. Backlight (2010)

90 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

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: 2,041

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

Not Rated | 64 min | Drama, Romance

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: 1,541

31. El Contrato (II) (2009)

95 min | Action, Crime, Romance

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: 560

32. Second Life (2009)

85 min | Drama

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: 744

33. Our Beloved Month of August (2008)

Not Rated | 147 min | Music, Romance

82 Metascore

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

Director: Miguel Gomes | Stars: Sónia Bandeira, Fábio Oliveira, Andreia Santos, Armando Nunes

Votes: 1,429

34. The Art of Stealing (2008)

103 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

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: 1,026

35. 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 »

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

Votes: 235

36. Amália (2008)

127 min | Biography, Drama, Music

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: 679

37. (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 »

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

Votes: 616

38. Julgamento (2007)

98 min | Drama, Thriller

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: 222

39. 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.

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

Votes: 372

40. Call Girl (2007)

Unrated | 145 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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: 2,173

41. The Mystery of Sintra (2007)

98 min | Adventure, Crime, Mystery

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: 397

42. Suicídio Encomendado (2007)

90 min | Comedy

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: 130

43. Corrupção (2007)

90 min | Crime, Drama

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: 805

44. Filme da Treta (2006)

91 min | Comedy

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: 1,068

46. Blood Curse (2006)

Not Rated | 97 min | Horror, Mystery