15 Movies Set in Portugal

Portugal is a country with rich and varied landscapes and with an excellent climate, maybe these are some of the reasons that have led many international producers to choose this country to film their films. See below some of the movies filmed in Portugal!

  • Belle Époque (1992) — directed by Fernando Trueba, starring Penélope Cruz
  • The Boys from Brazil (1978) — directed by Franklin J. Schaffner, starring Gregory Peck and Laurence Olivier
  • Christopher Columbus: The Discovery (1992) — directed by John Glen, starring Marlon Brando and Tom Selleck
  • Confessions of Felix Krull (1957) — directed by Kurt Hoffmann, starring Horst Buchholz and Lieselotte Pulver
  • The Dancer Upstairs (2002) — directed by John Malkovich, starring Javier Bardem and Juan Diego Botto
  • Genealogies of a Crime (1997) — directed by Raúl Ruiz, starring Catherine Deneuve and Michel Piccoli
  • The House of the Spirits (1993) — directed by Bille August, starring Meryl Streep and Jeremy Irons
  • In the White City (1983) — directed by Alain Tanner, starring Bruno Ganz and Teresa Madruga
  • The Invisible Circus (2001) — directed by Adam Brooks, starring Cameron Diaz
  • The Lovers of Lisbon (1955) — directed by Henri Verneuil, starring Daniel Gélin and Françoise Arnoul
  • The Ninth Gate (1999) — directed by Roman Polanski, starring Johnny Depp and Lena Olin
  • 007 On Her Majesty’s Secret Service (1969) — directed by Peter R. Hunt, starring George Lazenby and Diana Rigg
  • The Russia House (1990) — directed by Fred Schepisi, starring Sean Connery and Michelle Pfeiffer
  • Shanghai Surprise (1986) — directed by Jim Goddard, starring Sean Penn and Madonna
  • Time Regained (1999) — directed by Raúl Ruiz, starring Catherin Deneuve, Emmanuelle Béart and John Malkovich
  • Young Toscanini (1988) — directed by Franco Zeffirelli, starring Elizabeth Taylor and C. Thomas Howell

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