English-language Cinema in Portugal

Information on where and how to find listings of what's on at the movies. With links to online ticket sales and cinemas in Portugal...

Many of the cinemas in Portugal are located in large shopping centres and have multiple theatres showing different movies. Most cinemas show films in their original language with Portuguese subtitles and apart from films for children, they are rarely dubbed.

Pre-ordering tickets for a weekend screening can only be done on or after Thursday when the weekly programme is changed. 

  • The NOS Cinemas website (in Portuguese) provides online ticket purchase and seat selection for NOS cinemas throughout Portugal. 
  • Cineplace has 14 cinemas in Portugal. There are reclining chaise lounge chairs in the VIP area 
  • Cinema City has six branches. It has 3D movie theatres available as well as VIP areas
  • The UCI Cinemas offer seasonal promotions t=likehat include unlimited popcorn and drinks, as well as discounted tickets for families of four