Greek movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant greek movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, exciting, visually appealing, stylized and humorous films and TV shows about / with greek, destiny, family relations, storytelling, death, catastrophe, mentor, fantasy world, betrayal and family plots mostly in Drama, Fantasy and Adventure genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
greek movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as greek: Immortals (2011), My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002), A Touch of Spice (2003), America America (1963), Zorba the Greek (1964), Frankie and Johnny (1991), Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013), Clash of the Titans (2010), 300: Rise of an Empire (2014), My Family and Other Animals (2005).

List of greek movies

Immortals (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA, Canada, UK
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Theseus is a mortal man chosen by Zeus to lead the fight against the ruthless King Hyperion, who is on a rampage across Greece to obtain a weapon that can destroy humanity.
Style: stylized, exciting, serious, dark fantasy, heroic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, mythology, ancient history, army, legends and myths, greek, immortality, adventure, heroes, greek mythology, greek god, ancient ...
Time: future
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe
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Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, Canada, USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Accident prone teenager, Percy discovers he's actually a demi-God, the son of Poseidon, and he is needed when Zeus' lightning is stolen. Percy must master his new found skills in order to prevent a war between the Gods that could devastate ...
Style: exciting, epic, humorous, semi serious, stylized ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: superhuman powers, legends and myths, adventure, young heroes, heroes, greek mythology, best friends, demi god, half breed, monster, teenage life, mythology ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: las vegas, usa, empire state building manhattan new york city, big ben london, new jersey ...
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My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A young Greek woman falls in love with a non-Greek and struggles to get her family to accept him while she comes to terms with her heritage and cultural identity.
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, funny, romantic ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: romance, wedding, culture clash, mother daughter relationship, greek, wedding preparations and rituals, parent child relationship, social awkwardness, bride and groom, parents and children, prejudice, unlikely couple ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, greece, san francisco
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A Touch of Spice (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Greece, Turkey
Duration: 108 min.
Story: "A Touch of Spice" is a story about Fanis, a young Greek boy growing up in Istanbul, whose grandfather, a culinary philosopher and mentor, teaches him that both food and life require a little salt to give them flavor. They both require... ...
Style: sincere, emotional, sentimental, touching, realistic ...
Plot: greek, chef, teenage life, self discovery, youth, love and romance, family life, human nature, culture clash, friendship, fall in love, grandparent grandchild relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 20th century
Place: turkey, athens greece, constantinople, greece, istanbul turkey
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America America (1963)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 174 min.
Story: A young Anatolian Greek, entrusted with his family's fortune, loses it en route to Istanbul and dreams of going to America
Style: captivating, atmospheric, touching, emotional, realistic ...
Plot: greek, immigrants, american dream, bribery, hopes, poverty, armenian, family problems, family relations, ethnic, bittersweet, city life ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: greece, turkey, ottoman empire, new york, america ...
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Zorba the Greek (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Greece, USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: An uptight English writer traveling to Crete on a matter of business finds his life changed forever when he meets the gregarious Alexis Zorba.
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, captivating, sincere ...
Plot: village, greek, friendship, dancing, widow, monastery, culture clash, bittersweet, misfit, romance, hopes, unfulfillment ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: greece, europe, crete, macedonia, new orleans
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Frankie and Johnny (1991)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 118 min.
Story: When Johnny is released from prison following a forgery charge, he quickly lands a job as a short-order cook at a New York diner. Following a brief fling with waitress Cora, Frankie develops an attraction for Cora's friend and fellow waitress ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, sweet ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: cafe, greek, true love, romance, friendship, starting over, self discovery, male female relationship, fall in love, restaurant, life philosophy, love ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: In their quest to confront the ultimate evil, Percy and his friends battle swarms of mythical creatures to find the mythical Golden Fleece and to stop an ancient evil from rising.
Style: exciting, stylized, epic, semi serious, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens, girls' night
Plot: mythology, young heroes, superhuman powers, fantasy world, demi god, heroic mission, legends and myths, adventure, imaginary kingdom, friendship, sword, artifact ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: usa
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Clash of the Titans (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK, Australia
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Born of a god but raised as a man, Perseus is helpless to save his family from Hades, vengeful god of the underworld. With nothing to lose, Perseus volunteers to lead a dangerous mission to defeat Hades before he can seize power from Zeus and ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, entertaining, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mythology, greek mythology, legends and myths, good versus evil, adventure, ancient history, monster, god, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, curses spells and rituals, heroic mission ...
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe
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300: Rise of an Empire (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Based on Frank Miller's latest graphic novel Xerxes and told in the breathtaking visual style of the blockbuster "300," this new chapter of the epic saga takes the action to a fresh battlefield--on the sea--as Greek general ...
Style: heroic, epic, stylized, exciting, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient history, king, master warrior, sword fight, swords and armor, heroes, transformation, invasion, army, adventure, greek, sea battle ...
Place: ancient greece, middle east, greece, athens greece
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My Family and Other Animals (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An English family relocates to sunny Greece in the months before WWII.
Style: feel good, semi serious, humorous, exciting, touching
Plot: family relations, greek, misfit, orphan, siblings relations, friendship, sibling relationship, eccentric family, death in the family, family life, parents and children, social relations ...
Time: 1930s
Place: greece, europe
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My Big Fat Greek Life (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: My Big Fat Greek Life is a sitcom series that ran on CBS in 2003. The series is a continuation on the 2002 movie My Big Fat Greek Wedding and was produced by HBO Television and Tom Hanks's Playtone Productions for Sony Pictures Television. In ...
Style: sitcom, semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic
Audience: date night
Plot: greek, family life, eccentric family, culture clash, unlikely couple, lifestyle, parents and children, working class, society, love and romance, misfit, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: chicago illinois
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A Talking Picture (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, History, War
Country: Portugal, France, Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A meditation on civilization. July, 2001: friends wave as a cruise ship departs Lisbon for Mediterranean ports and the Indian Ocean. On board and on day trips in Marseilles, Pompeii, Athens, Istanbul, and Cairo, a professor tells her young daughter ...
Style: talky, semi serious, realistic, humorous, clever ...
Plot: cruise, greek, family relations, ship, love and romance, legends and myths, introspection, couple relations, self discovery, couples, parents and children, cruise ship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, middle ages, year 2001
Place: cairo egypt, istanbul turkey, israel, middle east, jerusalem ...
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The Scorpion King 2: Rise of a Warrior (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, South Africa, Germany
Duration: 109 min.
Story: The heroic tale of young Mathayus and his relentless quest for justice against an evil and powerful villain, King Sargon. Mathayus faces heart-stopping tribulations during his adventurous, odds-defying trajectory toward his ultimate destiny: ...
Style: serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mummy, sword and sorcery, desert, king, heroes, tyrant, revenge, fictional war, magic, sword fight, warrior, training ...
Place: egypt, africa, middle east
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Dogtooth (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Greece
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three teenagers are confined to an isolated country estate that could very well be on another planet. The trio spend their days listening to endless homemade tapes that teach them a whole new vocabulary. Any word that comes from beyond their family ...
Style: disturbing, thought provoking, psychological, biting, serious ...
Plot: incest, brother sister incest, dysfunctional family, power relations, father daughter incest, family problems, perversion, punishment, family relations, brother sister sex, parents and children, eccentric family ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, europe
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Asterix at the Olympic Games (2008)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy
Country: France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Belgium
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Astérix and Obélix have to win the Olympic Games in order to help their friend Alafolix marry Princess Irina (portrayed by supermodel Vanessa Hessler). Brutus (Benoît Poelvoorde) uses every trick in the book to have his own team win the game, and ...
Style: feel good, humorous, witty, semi serious
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: against the odds, ambition, heroes, goofy hero, rivalry, adventure, buddies, contests and competitions, greek, disorder, competition, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 1st century b.c.
Place: greece, europe
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The Weeping Meadow (2004)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
Country: Greece, France, Italy, Germany
Duration: 170 min.
Story: This is the first film of Theo Angelopoulos' trilogy. The story starts in 1919 with some greek refugees from Odessa arriving somewhere near Thessaloniki. Among these people are two small kids, Alexis and Eleni. Eleni is an orphan and she is ...
Style: captivating, touching, sentimental, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: refugee, village, on the run, wartime life, tragic love, orphan, greek, politics, political unrest, self discovery, genocide, fall in love ...
Time: 1920s, year 1936, 1930s, 1940s, year 1945
Place: greece, europe
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Hercules (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Hungary
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Fourteen hundred years ago, a tormented soul walked the earth that was neither man nor god. Hercules was the powerful son of the god king Zeus, for this he received nothing but suffering his entire life. After twelve arduous labors and the loss of ...
Style: serious, exciting, psychotronic, absurd, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hercules, legends and myths, greek mythology, mercenary, battles, warrior, beast, adventure hero, master warrior, superhuman powers, heroes, greek ...
Place: ancient greece, greece, athens greece
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Brides (2004)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Greece, USA, France
Duration: 128 min.
Story: A young female character, Nikki Douka, from Samothraki, is sailing to the U.S. to fulfill a marriage contract and save her family honor. Her skills as a seamstress keep her busily sewing throughout the voyage to alter wedding dresses for the ...
Style: emotional, serious, realistic, sexy, sexual
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ship, mail order bride, fall in love, couples, cruise, romance, society, love and romance, immigrants, greek, wedding, class differences ...
Time: 1920s
Place: new york, usa
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Atlantis (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A fantasy drama set in a world of legendary heroes and mythical creatures. Far from home and desperate for answers, Jason washes up on the shores of an ancient land. A mysterious place; a world of bull leaping, of snake haired goddesses and of ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, captivating, atmospheric
Audience: family outing, teens
Plot: atlantis, legends and myths, adventure, greek mythology, escapades, young heroes, greek, imaginary kingdom, youth, family, island, mysterious place ...
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Ancient Black Ops (2014)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: UK
TV show
Story: From Ancient Greece to the frozen North, rulers have always needed their elite troops – men trained to perfection, skilled with a devastating array of weaponry – men who will track down their leader’s enemies and kill them. All assassination ...
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, rough
Audience: boys' night
Plot: assassination, military, soldier, battles, world spanning, graphic violence, master warrior, ancient history, greek, war, deadly, reenactment
Time: middle ages
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Troy (2004)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA, Malta, UK
Duration: 163 min.
Story: In year 1250 B.C. during the late Bronze age, two emerging nations begin to clash. Paris, the Trojan prince, convinces Helen, Queen of Sparta, to leave her husband Menelaus, and sail with him back to Troy. After Menelaus finds out that his wife was ...
Style: epic, heroic, exciting, rough, serious ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: ancient history, warrior, mythology, sword fight, courage, army, greek mythology, battlefield, forbidden love, king, war, ancient ...
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe, paris france
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Ulysses' Gaze (1995)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Greece, France, Italy, Germany, UK, Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Romania, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Duration: 176 min.
Story: "A," a Greek filmmaker living in exile in the United States, returns to his native Ptolemas to attend a special screening of one of his extremely controversial films. But A's real interest lies elsewhere--the mythical reels of the ...
Style: thought provoking, captivating, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: greek, emperor, battles, filmmaking, performer's life, state affairs, life is a bitch, war, obsessive quest, politics, introspection, human nature ...
Place: greece, former yugoslavia, europe, balkan, bucharest ...
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Captain Corelli's Mandolin (2001)
Genre: Drama, Music, Romance, War
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: When a Greek fisherman leaves to fight with the Greek army during WWII, his fiancee falls in love with the local Italian commander. The film is based on a novel about an Italian soldier's experiences during the Italian occupation of the Greek ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, intense, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: italian army, resistance fighter, italian soldier, romance, war, love and romance, world war two, wartime life, impossible love, fall in love, social relations, island ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: greece, europe, albania, rome italy, italy ...
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Oedipus Rex (1967)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, Morocco
Duration: 104 min.
Story: In pre-war Italy, a young couple have a baby boy. The father, however, is jealous of his son - and the scene moves to antiquity, where the baby is taken into the desert to be killed. He is rescued, given the name Edipo (Oedipus), and brought up by ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, disturbing, atmospheric ...
Plot: mother son incest, sex with mother, roman empire, oedipus complex, prophecy, greek, oracle, incest, family problems, family relations, rise and fall, tragic hero ...
Place: europe, rome italy, italy, morocco, ancient greece
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Perfect Strangers (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: Perfect Strangers is an American sitcom that ran for eight seasons from March 25, 1986, to August 6, 1993, on the ABC television network. Created by Dale McRaven, the series chronicles the rocky coexistence of midwestern American Larry Appleton and ...
Style: sitcom, realistic, not serious, humorous, feel good ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, greek, fish out of water, cousin cousin relationship, roommate, newspaper, silly humor, farce, odd couple, society, misfit, immigrants ...
Time: 80s, 90s, 20th century
Place: chicago illinois, usa, illinois
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The Emperor's Club (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: William Hundert is a passionate and principled Classics professor who finds his tightly-controlled world shaken and inexorably altered when a new student, Sedgewick Bell, walks into his classroom. What begins as a fierce battle of wills gives way to ...
Style: touching, realistic, emotional, serious, sincere ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, kids
Plot: boarding school life, dedicated educator, cheating, teacher, ethics, hypocrisy, boarding school, school teacher, undisciplined, teachers and students, coming of age, rebellion ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 2000s, future
Place: pennsylvania, washington d.c., new jersey
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Helen of Troy (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 175 min.
TV show
Story: When Paris of Troy abducts the beautiful Helen, wife of Spartan King Menelaus, the trojan war begins.
Style: exciting, semi serious, epic, captivating, tense ...
Plot: ancient history, romance, battles, heroes, greek mythology, love, fall in love, legends and myths, betrayal, dishonesty, master warrior, state affairs ...
Place: ancient greece
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Alexander (2004)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Netherlands, France
Duration: 175 min.
Story: Alexander, the King of Macedonia, leads his legions against the giant Persian Empire. After defeating the Persians, he leads his army across the then known world, venturing farther than any westerner had ever gone, all the way to India.
Style: epic, serious, suspense, breathtaking, factual ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ancient history, conquering, war, battles, adventure, ambition, state affairs, ruler, heroes, warlord, rise to the top, gay ...
Place: ancient greece, greece, persia, alexandria egypt, macedonia ...
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The Storyteller: Greek Myths (1991)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
Story: A storyteller in a labyrinth tells his dog the stories of Perseus and Medusa, Icarus and Daedalus, Theseus and the Minotaur, and Orpheus and Euridyce.
Style: fairy tale, semi serious, exciting
Audience: pre-teens, kids, family outing
Plot: greek, monster, heroes, god or devil, princess, oldtimer, prince, family relations, rivalry, escapades, family, tragic hero ...
Place: crete
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