The best Joaquim Leitão’s movies

Joaquim Leitão

Joaquim Leitão

21/12/1956 (67 años)
We present our ranking of the best Joaquim Leitão’s movies. Do you love cinema? Or are you looking for a movie of your favorite actor to watch tonight? Surely you have some to see or that you did not know yet about Joaquim Leitão.
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Night Train to Lisbon

Night Train to Lisbon
6.8/10
Raimund Gregorius, having saved a beautiful Portuguese woman from leaping to her death, stumbles upon a mesmerizing book by a Portuguese author, which compels him to suddenly abandon the boring life he has led for years and to embark on an enthralling adventure. In search of the author, Gregorius acts as detective, pulling together pieces of a puzzle that involves political and emotional intrigue and the highest possible stakes. His voyage is one that transcends time and space, delving into the realms of history, medicine and love, all in search of true meaning to his life.

Captains of April

Captains of April
7.1/10
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.

Jaime

Jaime
7/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 14/03/1999
  • Character: Abel
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 stolen motorcycle back everything will be fine again, so he sets out to get enough money to buy his father a new one.

Call Girl

Call Girl
6.3/10
A powerful entrepreneur wants to build an exclusive resort hotel in Villanova, but he discovers the location he has in mind is protected by local land-use regulations. He hires Maria, a beautiful and elegant prostitute, to seduce the mayor, leaving him open to blackmail if he won't give the entrepreneur what he wants. Maria has no trouble twisting Meireles around her finger, but police detectives Madeira and Neves get wind of the plan and set out to expose the plot...

The Black Book of Father Dinis

The Black Book of Father Dinis
5.3/10
The story of the adventures, in the twilight of the eighteenth century, of a singular couple formed by a little orphan with mysterious origins and his young Italian nurse of a similarly uncertain birth. They lead us in their wake, from Rome to Paris, from Lisbon to London, from Parma to Venice. Always followed in the shadows, for obscure reasons, by a suspicious-looking Calabrian and a troubling cardinal, they make us explore the dark intrigues of the Vatican, the pangs of a fatal passion, a gruesome duel, banter at the court of Versailles and the convulsions of the French Revolution.

Dead Man's Seat

Dead Man's Seat
6.5/10
A newspaper reporter comes across a man and woman arguing on the beach, and after obligingly driving the woman around when she seeks him out, he takes her back to discover that the man has been murdered. The woman takes off, but the reporter, after many twists and turns, runs into her on a train. They start a relationship, but he had better pay closer attention to how he got to know her in the first place.

Portugal S.A.

Portugal S.A.
6.1/10
The story of the CEO of a recently privatized company.

Cats Don't Have Vertigo

Cats Don't Have Vertigo
7.3/10
  • Genre: ComedyDrama
  • Release: 25/09/2014
  • Character: Sem Abrigo
Jô is kicked out of home by his father on his birthday. Having no place to go, he takes refuge in the terrace of Rose, who just lost her husband.

Lisboa no Cinema, Um Ponto de Vista

Lisboa no Cinema, Um Ponto de Vista
The city during the beginning of cinema. The typical city at the time of the dictatorship. The New Lisbon of the New Cinema. Lisbon after the Revolution. The white city of foreigners. A geographical and moviegoer screenplay of Lisbon through the images of films and testimonies of several filmmakers who filmed in Lisbon.

On the Edge of the Horizon

On the Edge of the Horizon
6.3/10
Spino, a pathologist, receives an unidentified body which looks familiar to him... himself, 30 years younger.

Uma Vida Normal

Uma Vida Normal
6.4/10
  • Genre: ComedyDrama
  • Release: 04/03/1994
  • Character: (uncredited)
Miguel has his life falling apart, but in one last push of hope, he tries to change that and start living a normal life.

A Girl in Summer

A Girl in Summer
5.9/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 11/12/1986
It is the end of summer and Isabel is a relationship with Diogo. She don't quite know what she wants from her life going forward as her father gets sick.

98 Octanas

98 Octanas
4.4/10
He and she don't know each other. They randomly meet at a gas station, while drifting. "Where are we going? Far away. Where is that? Near."

Before Tomorrow

Before Tomorrow
5.9/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 25/04/2007

O Delfim

O Delfim
6.5/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 13/03/2002
  • Character: Ex-combatente
A wealthy landowner, "The Dauphin," enjoys a decadent life of hunting, drinking, and womanizing. He oversees his estate, the Laguna, with his barren wife, his one-armed manservant, and his treasured guard dog. When a sportsman (the film’s narrator) comes to the estate for his annual duck-hunting excursion, he discovers the body of the landowner’s wife floating in the lagoon and the manservant dead on his master’s bed. The Dauphin and his dog are nowhere to be found except for the mysterious barking sounds heard over the lagoon.

Quarta Divisão

Quarta Divisão
6/10
The film tells the story of Martin, a child of nine years, who one day disappears from private school where he studied. Police mounted a major search operation across the city to find him. All hypotheses are possible: What happened?

Outside

Outside
4.5/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 01/04/2004
  • Character: Joaquim
Laura works as a newscaster and José Maria as a stockbroker, and while they live in the same housing complex, their lives never cross directly. Nevertheless, he watches her from a distance, seeing all her movements without her knowledge. But their lives finally meet when he is invited onto her news program. From there, a romance begins which coincides with the desire of two beings who finally find a reason to seek love once again.

Sinais de Fogo

Sinais de Fogo
6.4/10
  • Genre: DramaRomance
  • Release: 03/11/1995
  • Character: Party Officer
The film presents us with a reflection on the Spanish Civil War in the Portuguese society, At a time when Salazar ruled.

Um S Marginal

Um S Marginal
In the near future, along the Portuguese coast, a network of ocean and solar power transformers will be installed. With the ecological balance seriously threatened, domestic animals disappear from the cities and return to wildlife in upland areas. On hearing of his sister's death in a road disaster, Jorge tries to warn his father - who, meanwhile, leaves for a secretly kept house, as a refuge and resting place.

Nothing Ever Happened

Nothing Ever Happened
5.8/10
  • Genre: Drama
  • Release: 01/03/2022
António is a farmer who leaves his land to go to the city where his son Jorge lives. However, unlike a perfect portrait, the patriarch finds a life of lies, a broken marriage and Pedro, a grandson with dangerous attitudes. It all translates into a life of broken dreams.

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