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, epic, stylized and dramatic films and TV shows about / with greek, storytelling, death, destiny, family relations, love and romance, fantasy world, dialogue, catastrophe and mentor plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
greek movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as greek: My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002), Zorba the Greek (1964), America America (1963), Frankie and Johnny (1991), Immortals (2011), Dogtooth (2009), 300 (2006), A Touch of Spice (2003), Atlantis (2013), A Talking Picture (2003).

List of greek movies

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, romantic, funny, sentimental ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: culture clash, greek, mother daughter relationship, wedding, prejudice, unlikely couple, wedding preparations and rituals, romance, family, traditional versus modern, eccentric family, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, greece, chicago illinois, san francisco
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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: sincere, captivating, exciting, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: greek, friendship, village, dance, monastery, widow, dancing, culture clash, starting over, odd couple, misfit, society ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s
Place: greece, europe, new orleans
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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, humorous, epic, stylized, entertaining ...
Audience: teens, kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: superhuman powers, young heroes, legends and myths, adventure, danger, best friends, parents and children, escapades, save the day, good versus evil, teenage life, monster ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, manhattan new york city, empire state building manhattan new york city, new jersey, big ben london ...
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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: realistic, captivating, touching, emotional, atmospheric ...
Plot: greek, american dream, bribery, poverty, armenian, life is a bitch, village life, hopes, romance, follow your dream, down on your luck, immigrants ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: greece, ottoman empire, turkey, istanbul turkey, manhattan new york city ...
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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: sentimental, touching, humorous, feel good, sweet ...
Audience: date night, chick flick
Plot: cafe, greek, true love, romance, friendship, starting over, self discovery, male female relationship, restaurant, life philosophy, love, infidelity ...
Time: 90s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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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, epic, surprise ending ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, immortality, mythology, legends and myths, army, adventure, fight for supremacy, greek, heroes, vengeance, legendary, battles ...
Time: ancient history, future
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
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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: psychological, thought provoking, disturbing, biting, serious ...
Plot: incest, dysfunctional family, brother sister incest, isolation, odd, power relations, perversion, punishment, domestic violence, parents and children, eccentric family, family problems ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece, europe
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300 (2006)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, War
Country: USA, Canada, Bulgaria
Duration: 117 min.
Story: Based on Frank Miller's graphic novel, "300" is very loosely based the 480 B.C. Battle of Thermopylae, where the King of Sparta led his army against the advancing Persians; the battle is said to have inspired all of Greece to band ...
Style: epic, exciting, harsh, scenic, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, gory, legends and myths, battles, ancient, courage, historical character, heroic mission, human spirit, master warrior, war, army ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe
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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: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious, emotional ...
Plot: greek, deportation, chaos and mayhem, family gatherings, siblings relations, parents and children, culture clash, self discovery, youth, couples, family life, political unrest ...
Time: contemporary, 60s, 20th century
Place: turkey, istanbul turkey, greece
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Atlantis (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 45 min.
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: stylized, exciting, serious, atmospheric, captivating
Audience: teens, family outing
Plot: atlantis, young heroes, adventure, greek mythology, youth, danger, legends and myths, family, imaginary kingdom, escapades, mysterious place, greek ...
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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: realistic, talky, psychological, clever, humorous ...
Plot: cruise, ship, greek, introspection, parents and children, legends and myths, love and romance, couple relations, family relations, couples, self discovery, on the road ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, middle ages, year 2001
Place: marseille, morocco, mediterranean sea, istanbul turkey, ottoman empire ...
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Papadopoulos & Sons (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Following his ruin in the latest banking crisis, a self-made millionaire reluctantly re-unites with his estranged freewheeling brother to re-open the abandoned fish and chip shop they shared in their youth.
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good
Plot: greek, down on your luck, hopes, love and romance, parents and children, siblings relations, restaurant, starting over, family business, life turned upside down, family relations, family life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: england
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My Life in Ruins (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A Greek tour guide named Georgia attempts to recapture her kefi (Greek for mojo) by guiding a ragtag group of tourists around Greece and showing them the beauty of her native land. Along the way, she manages to open their eyes to the wonders of an ...
Style: sentimental, funny, sweet, entertaining, inspirational ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: tour guide, workplace romance, romance, hospital, kiss, nothing goes right, looking for love, fish out of water, singleness, love affair, disorder, hopes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, europe, athens greece, hawaii, australia ...
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The First Olympics: Athens 1896 (1984)
Genre: Drama, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 237 min.
Story: This movie describes the founding of the modern Olympics and concentrates on the creation of the American team and their trials in getting to the Olympics in Athens.
Style: captivating, serious, realistic
Plot: swimming, greek, track and field, cycling, contests and competitions, hopes, sport, power relations, money raising, sport team, against the odds, human spirit ...
Time: 19th century, 20th century, 1890s
Place: greece, usa, athens greece, italy, paris france ...
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The Gorgon (1964)
Genre: Horror
Country: UK
Duration: 83 min.
Story: In the early 20th century a village experienced a series of inexplicable murders. All the victims were young men who had been to stone. The perpetrator of these deaths was a being so repulsive that she transformed the onlooker using the power of her ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, atmospheric, scary, psychological ...
Plot: greek mythology, village, mystery killer, turned to stone, mystery, danger, supernatural, crimes, village life, stalking, ghost, legend ...
Time: 19th century, 1910s, 1900s
Place: germany
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Loaf and Camouflage (1984)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Greece
Duration: 99 min.
Story: The film is the story of a group of soldiers, who, in the course of their compulsory military service in 1967 and 1968, before and during the military dictatorship in Greece, are assigned to the then recently founded Armed Forces Television. This TV ...
Style: realistic, offbeat, humorous, semi serious, witty ...
Plot: filmmaking, greek, soldier, military, dictatorship, army, tv station, porn, media, rebellion, society, rebelliousness ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 80s, year 1967, 1960s
Place: greece, europe, athens greece
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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: serious, bleak, thought provoking, captivating, realistic ...
Plot: greek, introspection, showbiz, battles, on the road, filmmaking, emperor, siblings relations, state affairs, life is a bitch, war, obsessive quest ...
Place: sarajevo, greece, europe, former yugoslavia, belgrade ...
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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: realistic, serious, sentimental, intense, melancholic ...
Audience: girls' night, date night, chick flick
Plot: resistance fighter, italian army, italian soldier, romance, war, love and romance, impossible love, social relations, wartime life, fall in love, island, officer ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: greece, europe, albania, italy, germany
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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: serious, emotional, realistic, sexual
Audience: girls' night
Plot: ship, greek, romance, immigrants, love and romance, cruise, couples, society, fall in love, statue of liberty, forbidden love, kiss ...
Time: 20s, 1920s
Place: usa, new york
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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: disturbing, tense, bleak, atmospheric, serious ...
Plot: mother son incest, roman empire, greek, oracle, prophecy, incest, dysfunctional family, forbidden love, royal court, rise and fall, family problems, tragic hero ...
Time: ancient history
Place: europe, italy, morocco, ancient greece
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Perfect Strangers (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 30 min.
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: humorous, not serious, offbeat, feel good, realistic
Audience: family outing
Plot: friendship, fish out of water, greek, sitcom, odd couple, misfit, friends, family relations, disorder, partners, buddies, society ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 80s, 1990s
Place: usa, illinois, chicago illinois
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Kojak (1973)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
Story: Kojak is an American television series starring Telly Savalas as the title character, bald New York City Police Department Detective Lieutenant Theo Kojak. It aired from October 24, 1973, to March 18, 1978, on CBS. It took the time slot of the ...
Style: rough, realistic, suspenseful, serious, clever ...
Plot: police detective, police, crimes, who done it, police investigation, danger, fighting crime, rivalry, honest law enforcer, law enforcement, investigation, greek ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: new york, usa, manhattan new york city
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What If... (2012)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Athens - Greece - The age of Economic crisis Demetris is a highly independent man who lives a normal life. A confirmed bachelor at the age of 33! When a moment arrives, his choice at that point in time will change everything. His roommate is a ...
Style: serious, emotional, realistic
Plot: destiny, greek, romance, fall in love, couple relations, love and romance, society, true love, thirtysomething life, up and down relationship, couples, political unrest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: greece, europe, athens greece
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The Two Faces of January (2014)
Genre: Romance, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A thriller centered on a con artist, his wife, and a stranger who try to flee a foreign country after one of them is caught up in the murder of a private detective.
Style: suspenseful, tense, realistic, serious, romantic ...
Plot: murder, on the run, tour guide, private detective, crime, cons and scams, danger, chases and races, escapades, criminal heroes, fugitives, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1962, 1960s
Place: greece, europe, turkey, istanbul turkey, athens greece
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Blame it on Fidel (2006)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A 9-year-old girl weathers big changes in her household as her parents become radical political activists in 1970-71 Paris.
Style: serious, emotional, touching, sentimental, sincere ...
Plot: coming of age, radical, feminism, politics, nanny, abortion, greek, dysfunctional family, immigrants, family in crisis, state affairs, siblings relations ...
Place: europe, france, chile, spain, paris france ...
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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, sincere, serious ...
Audience: teens, kids
Plot: boarding school life, dedicated educator, cheating, reunion, hypocrisy, teachers and students, coming of age, contests and competitions, rebelliousness, haunted by the past, youth, lifestyle ...
Time: 20th century, 70s, 2000s, future
Place: washington d.c., pennsylvania, new jersey
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Helen of Troy (2003)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Romance, War
Country: USA
Duration: 175 min.
Story: When Paris of Troy abducts the beautiful Helen, wife of Spartan King Menelaus, the trojan war begins.
Style: exciting, epic, semi serious, captivating, tense ...
Plot: greek mythology, love, fall in love, legends and myths, romance, battles, betrayal, state affairs, heroes, master warrior, dishonesty, battle ...
Time: ancient history
Place: ancient greece
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Alexander (2004)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Netherlands, France, Italy, Morocco, Thailand
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, suspense, serious, factual, breathtaking ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: homosexuality, ambition, war, conquering, heroes, rise to the top, adventure, ruler, state affairs, battle zone, royal family, gory ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: greece, ancient greece, macedonia, persia, egypt ...
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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, stylized, serious, entertaining, epic ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mythology, superhuman powers, good versus evil, legends and myths, adventure, curses spells and rituals, danger, heroic mission, obsessive quest, monster, destiny, supernatural ability ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
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The Storyteller: Greek Myths (1990)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK
Duration: 95 min.
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: semi serious, exciting
Audience: family outing, kids, pre-teens
Plot: greek, monster, imaginary kingdom, oldtimer, heroes, escapades, family, curses spells and rituals, parents and children, prince, rivalry, princess ...
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