• 2002 - The Dancer Upstairs, directed by John Malcovich

    2002 - The Dancer Upstairs, directed by John Malcovich

  • 1999 - The Invisible Circus, directed by Adam Brooks

    1999 - The Invisible Circus, directed by Adam Brooks

  • 1999 - La Fidélité, directed by Andrzej Zulawsky

    1999 - La Fidélité, directed by Andrzej Zulawsky

  • 1999 - La Sombra de Caín, directed by Paco Lucio

    1999 - La Sombra de Caín, directed by Paco Lucio

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

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

  • 1999 - Vengo, directed by Tony Galif

    1999 - Vengo, directed by Tony Galif

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

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

  • 1998 - The Ninth Gate, directed by Roman Polanski

    1998 - The Ninth Gate, directed by Roman Polanski

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

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

  • 1998 - Requiem, directed by Alain Tanner

    1998 - Requiem, directed by Alain Tanner

  • 1998 - Il giovane Toscanini, directed by Franco Zeffirelli

    1998 - Il giovane Toscanini, directed by Franco Zeffirelli

  • 1998 - Le Barber de Sibérie, directed by Nikinta Mikhalkov

    1998 - Le Barber de Sibérie, directed by Nikinta Mikhalkov

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

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

  • 1997 - The House, directed by Sharunas Bartas

    1997 - The House, directed by Sharunas Bartas

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

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

  • 1995 - Sostiene Pereira, directed by Roberto Faenza

    1995 - Sostiene Pereira, directed by Roberto Faenza

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

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

    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:

    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