List of Films Made in Portugal

Portugal's involvement with the art of filmmaking has been on going for over a century. The first screening in Portugal took place in June of 1896 at the REal Coliseu (Royal Coliseum) in Lisbon. Later that same year, in November, films by Aurélio da Paz dos Reis, the founder of the portuguese cinema, are exhibited in Porto and Braga.

The Portuguese have kept up with cinema evolution, not only as spectators but also as creators. Portugal has now excellet film production equipment and facilities, as well as very efficient tecnical crews and wonderful landscape, make Portugal stand as a privelege destiny for shooting and hosting foreign film productions.

Some of the most notable films that have been shot on location in Portugal in most recent years are:

2019 - Frankie, directed by Ira Sachs with Brendan Gleeson, Marisa Tomei, Greg Kinnear, Isabelle Huppert, Vinette Robinson;

2019 - Fatima, directed by Marco Pontecorvo with Harvey Keitel, Lúcia Moniz, Goran Visnjic, Sônia Braga, Joaquim de Almeida;

2018 - The Man Who Killed Don Quixote, directed by Terry Gilliam, with Adam Driver, Olga Kurylenko, Jonathan Pryce, Stellan Skarsgård;

2017 - The Ring, directed by Imtiaz Ali, with Shah Rukh Khan, Anushka Sharma, Evelyn Sharma

2017 - A Ilha dos Cães, directed by Jorge António with Nicolau Breyner, Welket Bungué, Ciomara Morais

2016 - Stalin's Couch, directed by Fanny Ardant, with Gérard Depardieu, Emmanuelle Seigner, Paul Hamy

2016 - The Promise by Terry George with Christian Bale, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Oscar Isaac

2016 - The Hunchback by Gabriel Abrantes, Ben Rivers with Randolph Albright, Pedro Alfacinha, Elizabeth Bochmann

2015 - Where to Invade Next, directe by Michael Moore, with Michael Moore, Krista Kiuru, Tim Walker

2013 - Night Train to Lisbon By Bille August, with Jeremy Irons, Mélanie Laurent, Jack Huston, Martina Gedeck

2007 - The Inner Life of Martin Frost by Paul Auster

2007 - Cristóvão Colombo – O Enigma by Manoel de Oliveira with Ricardo Trêpa, Leonor Baldaque, Manoel de Oliveira

2001 - Scénes Intimes, directed by Catherine Breillat

2001 - Deux, directed by Werner Schroeder

2000 - The Dancer Upstairs, directed by John Malcovich

1999 - The Ninth Gate, directed by Roman Polanski, with Johnny Depp, Frank Langella, Lena Olin

1999 - La Fidélité, directed by Andrzej Zulawsky

1999 - Trois Ponts sur la Rivière, Directed by Jean-Claude Biette

1999 - La ciudad de los Prodigios, directed by Mario Camus

1999 - Abendland, directed by Fred Kelemen

1999 - La Sombra de Caín, directed by Paco Lucio

1999 - The Invisible Circus, directed by Adam Brooks

1999 - Vengo, directed by Tony Galif

1998 - Quasimodo d'El Paris, directed by Patrick Timsit

1998 - Requiem, directed by Alain Tanner

1998 - The Ninth Gate, directed by Roman Polanski

1998 - Le Barber de Sibérie, directed by Nikinta Mikhalkov

1998 - Il giovane Toscanni, directed by Franco Zeffirelli

1998 - Finnisterre, donde termina el Mundo, directed by Xavier Vilaverde

1997 - The House, directed by Sharunas Bartas

1997 - Baldi et les Cendres de Zaza, directed by Claude d'Anna

1996 - Gulliver's Travel's, NBC's mini-series

1995 - According to Pereira by Roberto FAenza with Marcello Mastroianni, Joaquim de Almeida, Daniel Auteuil

1995 - Sostiene Pereira, directed by Roberto Faenza

1995 - Dans la Coure des Grands, directed by Florence Strauss

1995 - Terra Estrangeira, directed by Walter Salles

1994 - Lisbon Story, directed by Win Wenders

1994 - Vervonal, directed by Pal Erdoss

1994 - La Reine Margot, directed by Patrice Chereau

1994 - La Leyenda de Baltasar el Castrado, directed by Juan Miñon

1993 - The House of Spirits, directed by Bille August

1993 - Les Nuits Fauves, directed by Cyrill Collard

1993 - La Fille de D'Artagnan, directed by Bertrand Tavernier

1992 - Belle Epoque, directed by Fernando Trueba

1992 - Amok, directed by Joel Farges

1991 - Until the end of the World, directed by Win Wenders

1991 - El Rey Pasmado, directed by Imanol Uribe

1991 - El Invierno en Lisboa, directed by José A. Zorilla

1991 - Hors Saison/Zwischensaison, directed by Daniel Schmidt

1991 - Dark at Night, directed by Raul Roiz

1990 - The Russia House, directed by Fred Schepisi

1978 - The Boys from Brazil, Director: Franklin J. Schaffner Stars: Gregory Peck, Laurence Olivier, James Mason, Lilli Palmer

1969 - On Her Majesty's Secret Service by Peter R. Hunt with George Lazenby, Diana Rigg, Telly Savalas

1965 - 36 Hours by George Seaton

1956 - Moby Dick by John Huston, with Gregory Peck, Richard Basehart, Leo Genn

1956 - As ilhas encantadas by Carlos Vilardebó with Amália Rodrigues, Pierre Clémenti, Pierre Vaneck