Movies and TV shows set in athens greece

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in athens greece ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, captivating, humorous, light, suspense and entertaining films and TV shows about / with greek, love, hellenic, husband wife relationship, betrayal, death, dancing, friendship, athenian and sea plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in Greece, USA, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as athens greece: The Two Faces of January (2014), Socrates (1971), The Other Me (2016), Roza of Smyrna (2016), My Life in Ruins (2009), A Talking Picture (2003), Son of Sofia (2017), The Last Note (2017), The Burglars (1971), Cleopatra (1963).

List of movies set in athens greece

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: tense, suspenseful, romantic, suspense, intense ...
Plot: murder, on the run, tour guide, private detective, mystery, greed, husband wife relationship, love triangle, american abroad, crimes, cons and scams, ruins ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1962
Place: greece, athens greece, europe, turkey, istanbul turkey ...
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Socrates (1971)
Genre: Biography, History
Country: Italy, Spain, France
Duration: 120 min.
Story: After Athens falls under the government of the Thirty Tyrants, the lives of citizens are no longer safe. The philosopher Socrates, meanwhile, continues his so-called philosophical "preaching", gathering more and more young disciples. The ...
Style: philosophical
Plot: philosopher, philosophy, antiquity, greek mythology, lawyer, ancient, ancient history, atheist, quantum physics, husband wife relationship, knowledge, voting ...
Time: ancient times
Place: ancient greece, athens greece
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The Other Me (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Greece
Duration: 101 min.
Story: A lonely criminology professor attempts to solve the mystery behind five murders by decoding the puzzle of five Pythagorean theorems, in a crime story that features renowned French actor Fran├žois Cluzet in a key-role.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, captivating, confusing, non-linear
Plot: killing spree, serial killer, revenge, investigation, professor, police, asperger's syndrome, crime wave, vigilante, victim, death, crime scene ...
Time: 2010s, year 1987, year 2014, 21st century, year 2007 ...
Place: athens greece, ancient greece, balkan, greece, europe
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Justice League: Throne of Atlantis (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: USA
Duration: 72 min.
Story: After the events of Justice League: War, Ocean Master and Black Manta have declared a war against the surface in retaliation of the aftermath of Apokoliptian-tyrant Darkseid's planetary invasion. Queen Atlanna seeks out her other son, Ocean ...
Style: light, exciting, captivating, entertaining, disturbing ...
Audience: kids, teens, girls' night
Plot: superhero, justice league, atlantis, superhero team, superman character, good versus evil, revenge, fight, teenager, chase, destiny, monster ...
Place: athens greece, atlantic ocean, maine
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Roza of Smyrna (2016)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Greece, Turkey
Duration: 97 min.
Story: An avid collector of Greek objects in Asia Minor, Dimitris, prepares an exhibition on multicultural life in Smyrna before World War I. In a trip to Izmir his girlfriend Rita, he finds in a small antique shop a Greek wedding dress that is stained ...
Style: sincere, melancholic, captivating, exciting, romantic ...
Plot: genocide, family secret, secret, marriage, grandmother granddaughter relationship, inheritance, truth, hostility, greek, art exhibition, tragedy, art ...
Time: 80s, 1920s, 20th century
Place: greece, athens greece, hellas
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My Life in Ruins (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA, Spain
Duration: 95 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: romantic, sentimental, funny, feel good, humorous ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: tour guide, women, romance, life philosophy, love story, workplace romance, hospital, beautiful scenery, family, stereotypes, love and romance, looking for love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, europe, hawaii, australia, athens greece ...
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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: psychological, humorous, clever, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: family relations, cruise, greek, ship, love and romance, introspection, legends and myths, self discovery, couple relations, couples, parents and children, cruise ship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2001, middle ages
Place: mediterranean sea, cairo egypt, athens greece, greece, middle east ...
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Son of Sofia (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, Bulgaria, France
Duration: 111 min.
Story: 11-year-old Misha is coming from Russia to Athens during the 2004 Olympic Games to live with his mother. He does not know there is a father waiting for him.
Style: unusual plot structure, tense, suspense, suspenseful, captivating ...
Plot: stepfather stepson relationship, child, russian, child protagonist, husband wife relationship, friendship, family relations, disorder, life is a bitch, parents and children, gay, weightlifting ...
Time: year 2004
Place: athens greece
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The Last Note (2017)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Greece
Duration: 117 min.
Story: The execution of 200 Greek resistance fighters by the German occupiers on May 1st, 1944 in Kaisariani, as reprisal for the Greek Resistance ambush against Nazis.
Style: touching, suspense, rough, sincere, psychological
Plot: world war two, nazi occupation, resistance fighter, reprisal, nazi officer, resistance, mass murder, spring, summary execution
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: greece, balkan, athens greece, europe
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The First Olympics: Athens 1896 (1984)
Genre: Drama, History, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 237 min.
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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: realistic, serious, captivating
Plot: olympics, track and field, intrigue, swimming, greek, studying, athlete, competition, male nudity, mama's boy, athletic training, sport ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s, 20th century, victorian era
Place: greece, athens greece, usa, oxford university, harvard university ...
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The Burglars (1971)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 120 min.
Story: In Athens a collection of emeralds is successfully stolen by a team of robbers, led by safe-cracker Azad. Things go smoothly until they miss the ship by which they planned their escape; a police chief pursues Azad while he waits for the next ship to ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, serious, cynical, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, crimes, police investigation, partners, police corruption, criminal heroes, dishonesty, car chase, investigation, criminal, robbery, jewel theft ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: greece, athens greece, europe, france
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Cleopatra (1963)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Switzerland, UK, USA
Duration: 192 min.
Story: Historical epic. The triumphs and tragedy of the Egyptian queen, Cleopatra.The winner of four Oscars, this epic saga of love, greed and betrayal stars Elizabeth Taylor as the passionate and ambitious Egyptian queen who's determined to hold on ...
Style: epic, visually appealing, stylized, sexy, scenic ...
Plot: ancient rome, ancient egypt, antiquity, queen, julius caesar, roman empire, ancient, cleopatra, femme fatale, desert, ancient history, sea battle ...
Time: 1930s, 1st century, 1st century b.c., 18th century
Place: egypt, rome italy, africa, alexandria egypt, greece ...
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Intimate Relations (1979)
Genre: Crime
Country: Greece
Duration: 97 min.
Story: A wealthy heiress that resides in Athens, is the victim of a robbery. Not only does her jewellery disappear but her maid is murdered while attempting to protect her. A police officer named Zaras is on the case. The primary suspects are ... an army ...
Style: erotic
Plot: exploitation, jewel thief, stolen jewelry, heiress, theft, desire, love affair, greek, female nudity, male nudity, sex scene, nudity (full frontal - brief) ...
Place: athens greece, hellas, greece
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Risotto (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Two mothers/wives devise a solution to the downsides of marriage.
Plot: empire, photo model, friendship, love, greek, athenian, marital problem, nanny, photographer, baby, businessman, gay ...
Time: 2000s
Place: hellas, athens greece, greece
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The Chipmunk Adventure (1987)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical
Country: USA
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Alvin has entered himself and Simon and Theodore in a hot-air balloon race around the world against the Chipettes to deliver diamonds for a group of diamond smugglers. The winners will collect a prize of $100,000. Kids and adults will enjoy this ...
Style: humorous, feel good, not serious, 2d animation, cult film
Audience: kids, preschoolers, family outing
Plot: balloon, superhero, chase, chipmunk, adventure, best friends, unlikely partners, good versus evil, race against time, youth, pirate, young heroes ...
Time: 80s
Place: paris france, atlantic ocean, california, united kingdom, france ...
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The Bachelor (1997)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 120 min.
Story: The story of a thirties bank employee whose wife becomes a luxury prostitute. The same would happen with the next woman who knows. Xouan a promoter says he belongs to a particular class of people and asks him to work together.
Plot: female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), greek, drunkard, pimp, supermarket, cockroach, prostitute, sex, bank clerk, funeral, athenian ...
Time: 90s
Place: greece, athens greece, hellas
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The Mediterranean In Flames (1970)
Genre: Action, Drama, War
Country: Greece
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A volunteer from a World War II-era Greek resistance group agrees to seduce a German officer in order to gain secrets
Plot: world war two, secret, captain, code, commander, athenian, battles, german soldier, love, navy, greek, resistance ...
Time: 1940s, 70s, year 1940, year 1941
Place: greece, athens greece, hellas
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A Quiet Death (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Martha is unhappy with her life as it is at the moment, and among other issues, she has decided to give up her writing career. Along with that decision comes a need to get away from her husband and from her psychiatrist, with whom she has had more ...
Plot: childhood, truck driver, grandfather, husband wife relationship, wine, psychiatrist, death, cathartic, lesbian sex, meeting, athenian, greek ...
Time: 80s
Place: greece, athens greece, hellas
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October 28, 1940: 5:30 A.M. (1971)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Greece
Duration: 102 min.
Story: After the Albanian war, the Kyriakos Platanias xanagyrnaei in the village, his little white, but with many badges and mutilated legs. The father of the delight that was always proud of his son could not bear the situation and resort to drink. Soon, ...
Plot: world war two, amputation, community, honor, armed forces, infantry, bombing, commander, wartime, victory, freedom, resistance ...
Time: 70s
Place: hellas, greece, athens greece
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Nelly, the Spy (1981)
Genre: Drama, Musical, Romance, War
Country: Greece
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Berlin, 1936. A Greek student, Nelly, abandons her studies and with the assistance of Jewish Vili Foster makes her debut as a cabaret singer. Soon becomes famous and reputation attracts the attention of a colonel of the SS, the Chenrich, who ...
Style: surprise ending
Plot: pianist, jewish, hunger, pregnant woman, granddaughter, dancing, performer, athenian, nazi, grandmother, cabaret, burlesque ...
Time: 1940s, year 1936, 1930s, 80s
Place: athens greece, hellas, berlin germany, greece
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Joy and Tears (1970)
Genre: Romance, Comedy
Country: Greece
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A carefree young man, Alekos, son of shipowner Venier, meets a poor girl, Christina, who makes the clown in a small circus. Christina does not tell Aleko the truth about her work, and when an unexpected episode forces her to return to the circus, ...
Plot: party, valet, butler, performer, playboy, makeover, circus, heir, backstage, racecar driver, performance, colleague ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece, athens greece, hellas
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Signs & Wonders (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Greece
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Under the influence of signs and premonitions, a man allows himself to veer in and out of a love affair with his colleague.
Style: serious, realistic, clever, emotional, suspense ...
Plot: infidelity, life turned upside down, love triangle, love affair, introspection, family problems, couples, crumbling marriage, romance, love and romance, journalism, betrayal ...
Time: 90s, 20th century
Place: france, greece, sweden, germany, athens greece
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Mermaids for Love (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Musical, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Petros, a race car driver and son of a construction mogul, hears about an island with promising business opportunities. He tells his father, they have to buy land there but Flora, a night club owner also learns about it and arrives at the island ...
Plot: realtor, secret, pirate, tourist, summer, happy ending, rumor, sea, fish, nightclub, driver, race ...
Place: hellas, athens greece
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For the Love of Benji (1977)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family
Country: USA
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Benji is lost and becomes a stray animal in Athens, Greece, trying to reunite with his family while secret agents pursue him, trying to get a formula which was glued to his paw in order to get it past customs.
Style: humorous, sweet, light, entertaining, semi serious ...
Audience: kids, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: dog, animals, friendship, family, pets, chase, justice, race, secrets, disaster, farce, hitman ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece, europe, athens greece, crete
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Apollo Goes on Holiday (1968)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: Greece, Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Prince Jan is spying on beautiful tour guide Elena from his helicopter while touring Greece. He escapes from his entourage and joins the girl's group, posing as a humble visitor. The two fall in love, but Prince Jan, knowing that he has duties ...
Plot: singer, tourist, secret identity, bus, prince, dancing, tour guide, helicopter, greek island, dancer, theater, ambassador ...
Time: 60s
Place: greece, athens greece, hellas
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Worlds Apart (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 113 min.
Story: Three separate narratives each following a love story between a foreigner and a Greek. Each story represents a different generation falling in love during a time of socioeconomic turmoil that dominates Southern Europe as a whole, only to connect as ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, touching, sincere
Plot: love story, german, heroes, fall in love, husband wife relationship, extramarital affair, marital problem, father son relationship, philosophy, housewife, layoff, immigrants ...
Time: 2010s
Place: athens greece, greece
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The Unsinkable Molly Brown (1964)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Majestic mountains are in the background and a waterfall in the foreground. Is that a canoe on the river? No it's a cradle with a baby. The buoyant Molly Brown has survived the first crisis of her life -- a flood. Sixteen years later she sets ...
Style: touching, sentimental, feel good, humorous, stylized ...
Audience: kids, girls' night, date night
Plot: titanic, romance, catastrophe, disaster, dancing, wealth, broadway, childhood, indians, life philosophy, brutality, chase ...
Time: victorian era, 90s, 60s
Place: colorado, usa, europe, london, rome italy ...
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Spitfire (1995)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A sultry assassin is the target of two separate operatives in this globe-trotting action flick shot on location in the Bahamas, Athens, Rome and Hong Kong.
Style: semi serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, cult film ...
Plot: female fighter, assassin, spy, woman with a gun, martial arts, undercover, journalism, escapades, terrorism, on the run, crimes, government agency ...
Time: 90s
Place: bahamas, hong kong, rome italy, europe, asia ...
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The Camp Followers (1965)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Italy, France, West Germany, Yugoslavia
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In WWII, Lieut. Martino and his men are assigned to lead a group of prostitutes through the mountainous ways to serve in brothels for Italian soldiers in Albania.
Style: road movie
Plot: world war two, partisan, social injustice, mountain, brothel, journey, lieutenant, hunger, sergeant, prostitution, prostitute, convoy ...
Place: greece, athens greece, albania
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The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Four young women continue the journey toward adulthood that began with "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants." Now three years later, these lifelong friends embark on separate paths for their first year of college and the summer beyond, ...
Style: romantic, humorous, feel good, touching, sentimental ...
Audience: girls' night, teens, chick flick
Plot: teenager, women, friendship, love story, coming of age, romance, college, relationships, best friend, love and romance, best friends, greek island ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: vermont, connecticut, london, new jersey, rhode island ...
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