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The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in greece ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, semi serious, humorous, atmospheric and captivating films and TV shows about / with greek, dialogue, family relations, culture clash, mentor, destiny, storytelling, catastrophe, murder and romance plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, Greece, UK and other countries.
TOP 10 movies tagged as greece: My Life in Ruins (2009), Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018), Before Midnight (2013), Mamma Mia! (2008), Z (1969), Zorba the Greek (1964), Medusa (1973), 40 Carats (1973), Topkapi (1964), Alexander (2004).
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Before Midnight
Drama, Romance
USA, Greece
109 min.
 7.9
Z
Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
France, Algeria
127 min.
 8.2
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Troy: Fall of a City
Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance, War
UK, USA, South Africa, Australia
60 min.
 3.8
The Last Note
Drama, War
Greece
117 min.
 7.8

List of movies set in greece

My Life in Ruins
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: funny, sweet, entertaining, sentimental, inspirational ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: romance, looking for love, nothing goes right, life philosophy, tour guide, singleness, disorder, workplace romance, love affair, fish out of water, women, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, europe, hawaii, australia, athens greece
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Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Five years after meeting her three fathers, Sophie Sheridan prepares to open her mother’s hotel. In 1979, young Donna Sheridan meets the men who each could be Sophie’s biological father.
Style: feel good, sincere, scenic, sentimental, captivating
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: singing, flashback, friendship, dancing, girl band, boyfriend, holiday, dating, mother daughter relationship, reunion, pregnant woman, blonde woman ...
Time: year 1979, contemporary
Place: greece, paris france, stockholm sweden, oxford university
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 7.9
 117K
Before Midnight
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 109 min.
Story: We meet Jesse and Celine nine years on in Greece. Almost two decades have passed since their first meeting on that train bound for Vienna.
Style: talky, realistic, witty, clever, intellectual ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: romance, hotel, midlife crisis, marriage, parenthood, divorce, storytelling, relationships, couple relations, dialogue driven, drinking, love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, vienna, paris france, chicago illinois
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 6.4
 178K
Mamma Mia!
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Set on an idyllic Greek island, the plot serves as a background for a wealth of ABBA hit songs. Donna, an independent, single mother who owns a small hotel on the island is about to let go of Sophie, the spirited young daughter she's raised ...
Style: sentimental, stylized, lyrical, light, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: wedding, single parent, parents and children, mother daughter relationship, eccentric family, family gatherings, love and romance, couple relations, lovers reunited, parent child relationship, meet the parents, family reunited ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, europe
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 8.2
 20K
Z
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: France, Algeria
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Repression is the rule of the day in this film that skewers Greek governance of the 1960s. Z, a leftist rabble rouser, is killed in what appears to be a traffic accident. But given the political climate, the death of such a prominent activist raises ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, bleak, serious ...
Plot: assassination, politics, journalism, political corruption, investigation, fighting the system, corruption, conspiracy, brutality, tragedy, betrayal, murder ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: greece, europe
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Zorba the Greek
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, captivating, reflective, realistic, sentimental ...
Plot: friendship, dance, culture clash, village, greek, world, buddies, book, death, life, life & death, odd couple ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: greece, europe
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 2.5
 291
Medusa
Genre: Mystery
Country: UK, Greece
Duration: 103 min.
Story: In Greece, a stewardess is murdered by a masked maniac. Suspicion falls on a drunken American playboy and a murderous gangster.
Style: serious, rough, realistic
Plot: murder, crime, ship, crimes, deadly, dishonesty, mystery, dangerous animal, gangsters, boat, incest, intrigue ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: greece
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 6.3
 541
40 Carats
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A forty year old woman who was vacationing in Greece meets a twenty-two year old, who was also on vacation. They spend the night together and she leaves him while he was sleeping. She then returns to New York and she is stunned to learn that her ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic
Plot: farce, single parent, romance, crumbling marriage, bank, infidelity, theater, love affair, workplace romance, breakup, older woman younger man relationship, love and romance ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece, new york, manhattan new york city
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 7.1
 7K
Topkapi
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: Arthur Simon Simpson is a small-time crook biding his time in Greece. One of his potential victims turns out to be a gentleman thief planning to steal the emerald-encrusted dagger of the Mehmed II from Istanbul's Topkapi Museum.
Style: clever, suspense, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: heist, crime, museum, surveillance, censorship, criminal heroes, femme fatale, crimes, twists & turns, con artists, theft, crime gone awry ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1950s
Place: greece, europe, turkey, istanbul turkey
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 5.6
 151K
Alexander
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, Romance, War
Country: Germany, USA, Netherlands, France, UK, Italy
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, factual, breathtaking, suspense, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: rise to the top, war, battles, heroes, adventure, conquering, brutality, courage, battle zone, ambition, homosexuality, state affairs ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: egypt, greece, europe, macedonia, ancient greece ...
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 6.2
 724
Knifer
Genre: Drama
Country: Cyprus, Greece
Duration: 108 min.
Story: After his father death, Nikos moves from Ptolemaida to Athens. His uncle offers him food and shelter while he starts taking care of his dogs. Alone in an isolated suburb, he's wearing down into his misery routine, till the moment his ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, bleak, gloomy ...
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, dishonesty, family problems, crumbling marriage, starting over, couple relations, love affair, dull life, hopes, love and romance, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece
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The Travelling Players
Genre: Drama, History, Music, War
Country: Greece
Duration: 230 min.
Story: This expansive Greek drama follows a troupe of theater actors as they perform around their country during World War II. While the production that they put on is entitled "Golfo the Shepherdess," the thespians end up echoing scenes from ...
Style: epic, emotional, serious, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: genocide, political unrest, wartime life, betrayal, state affairs, vengeance, murder, parents and children, anti war, legends and myths, politics, against humanity ...
Time: 1930s, 1950s, 1940s
Place: greece, europe
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Shirley Valentine
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Wondering what has happened to herself, now feeling stagnant and in a rut, Shirley Valentine finds herself regularly talking to the wall while preparing her husband's chips and egg. When her best friend wins a trip-for-two to Greece Shirley ...
Style: touching, clever, sentimental, semi serious, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: midlife crisis, romance, culture clash, friendship, innocence lost, british, women, self discovery, life philosophy, dreams, life, looking for love ...
Time: 80s
Place: england, greece, europe, northern england, liverpool ...
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 7.1
 1K
Phaedra
Genre: Drama
Country: France, Greece, USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A retelling of the Greek myth of Phaedra. In modern Greece, Alexis's father, an extremely wealthy shipping magnate, marries the younger, fiery Phaedra. When Alexis meets his stepmother, sparks fly and the two begin an affair. What will the ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, emotional, captivating ...
Plot: forbidden love, destiny, love and romance, island, power relations, obsession, love triangle, legends and myths, rivalry, unfulfillment, tragedy, greek ...
Time: 60s
Place: greece, europe
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 7.8
 1K
Iphigenia
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 127 min.
Story: The Greek army is about to set sail to a great battle, but the winds refuse to blow. Their leader, King Agamemnon, seeks to provide better food, but accidentally slays a sacred deer. His punishment from the gods, the sacrifice of his daughter ...
Style: atmospheric, serious, realistic, gloomy, stylized
Plot: tragic hero, destiny, down on your luck, ocean or sea, heroes, life is a bitch, master warrior, tragedy, army, sacrifice, king, betrayal ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, europe, ancient greece
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The Anderssons in Greece
Genre: Comedy, Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Sune is back! Together with his little brother Håkan Bråkan, big sister Anna, mother Karin and dad Rudolf, Sune embarks on a summer holiday trip to Greece. As every summer before, the family plans to spend their vacation in Myggträsk. Then the ...
Style: not serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: parents and children, family relations, resort, disorder, family, siblings relations, nothing goes right, youth, family vacation, vacation, beach resort, young love ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, europe
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 6.9
 1K
Eleni
Genre: Drama, War
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Nick is a writer in New York when he gets posted to a bureau in Greece. He has waited 30 years for this. He wants to know why his mother was killed in the civil war years earlier. In a parallel plot line we see Nick as a young boy and his family as ...
Style: serious, realistic, bleak, emotional, suspenseful ...
Plot: journalism, war, uncover truth, village, self discovery, haunted by the past, revolution, political unrest, civil war, fighting the system, against humanity, media ...
Place: greece, europe
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 6.0
 718
Sky Riders
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Robert Culp plays Bracken, whose life seems perfect until his wife Ellen and their children are kidnapped by terrorists one day. After failed attempts to capture them back by the police, Ellen's ex husband enters the fray and plans his own ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting
Plot: monastery, kidnapping, politics, adventure, daring rescue, terrorism, missing person, crimes, castle, hostage, danger, chases and races ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece, europe
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Escape to Athena
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, War
Country: UK
Duration: 125 min.
Story: During the World War II, the prisoners of a German camp in a greek island are trying to escape. They don't want only their freedom, but they also seek for an ineffable treasure hidden in a monastery at the top of the island's mountain.
Style: bleak, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, soldier, archaeologist, adventure, chase, monastery, war, daring rescue, espionage, leadership, escape, survival ...
Time: 1940s
Place: greece, europe
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Summer Lovers
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Michael Pappas and his girlfriend, Cathy, are enjoying the white sand beaches of a Greek island as well as the freewheeling nature of the locals. When Michael meets Lina, who is in Greece from Paris doing archaeological work, he is enamored with the ...
Style: sexy, erotic, sexual, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: island, infidelity, romance, male nudity, love triangle, couple relations, strong sexual content, relationships, sexuality, nudity (topless - notable), love story, pornography ...
Time: 80s
Place: greece, europe
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 6.5
 2K
The Tempest
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 142 min.
Story: A sobering mid-life crisis fuels dissatisfaction in Philip Dimitrius, to the extent where the successful architect trades his marriage and career in for a spiritual exile on a remote Greek island where he hopes to conjure meaning into his life - ...
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: midlife crisis, island, shakespeare, romance, couple relations, magic, unfulfillment, couples, teenage life, love and romance, dialogue, storytelling ...
Time: 80s
Place: new york, greece, europe, usa
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The 300 Spartans
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Essentially true story of how Spartan king Leonidas led an extremely small army of Greek Soldiers (300 of his personal body guards from Sparta) to hold off an invading Persian army now thought to have numbered 250,000.
Style: epic, exciting, serious, talky, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, adventure, betrayal, military, soldier, sword fight, master warrior, sacrifice, courage, immortality, beautiful scenery, runaway ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1960s
Place: greece, europe, ancient greece, egypt
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 7.7
 672K
300
Genre: Action, Fantasy
Country: USA
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, stylized ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: courage, war, warrior, gory, vengeance, betrayal, storytelling, historical character, fight scenes, brutality, sacrifice, state affairs ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: ancient greece, greece, europe
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My Family and Other Animals
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: An English family relocates to sunny Greece in the months before WWII.
Style: humorous, semi serious, feel good
Plot: friendship, parents and children, island, siblings relations, eccentric family, family life, family relations, social relations, orphan, death in the family, animal life, misfit ...
Time: 30s, 1930s
Place: greece, europe
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The Greek Tycoon
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A lusty Greek shipping magnate courts the widow of an assassinated U.S. president.
Style: serious, realistic
Plot: romance, love affair, love and romance, couples, assassination, dealing with death, infidelity, widow, greek, yacht, cruise, state affairs ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece, england, europe, usa, london ...
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Asterix at the Olympic Games
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: humorous, semi serious, feel good, witty
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: goofy hero, adventure, contests and competitions, ambition, family, rivalry, buddies, underdog, horse, curses spells and rituals, against the odds, heroes ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century b.c.
Place: greece, europe
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Xena: Warrior Princess
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: USA, New Zealand
Duration: 45 min.
Story: Xena: Warrior Princess is an American–New Zealand supernatural fantasy adventure series that aired in syndication from September 4, 1995 until June 18, 2001. The series was created in 1995 by writer-director-producer Robert Tapert under his ...
Style: exciting, feel good, entertaining, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: adventure, friendship, danger, female warrior, good versus evil, ancient, mythical creature, feminism, legends and myths, sword fight, lesbian subtext, greek mythology ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, europe, china, egypt, india ...
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 6.7
 3K
Xenia
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Greece, France, Belgium
Duration: 134 min.
Story: Strangers in their own birthplace, a camp 16-year-old, lollipop-sucking Dany and his 18-year-old brother Odysseus cross the entire country (along with pet rabbit Dido ) in search of their Greek father, who they only know as “The Nameless”, ...
Style: serious, atmospheric, realistic, sincere
Plot: parents and children, on the road, coming of age, siblings relations, adolescence vs adulthood, youth, family relations, immigrants, social misfits, follow your dream, hopes, misfit ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: greece, europe, albania, athens greece
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Jason and the Argonauts
Genre: Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Jason, a fearless sailor and explorer, returns to his home land of Thessaly after a long voyage to claim his rightful throne. He learns, however, that he must first find the magical Golden Fleece. To do so, he must embark on an epic quest fraught ...
Style: exciting, epic, serious, stylized, fairy tale ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: adventure, mythology, supernatural, monster, ship, good versus evil, sword fight, mentor, island, transformation, betrayal, obsessive quest ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece
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America America
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: emotional, serious, realistic, touching, atmospheric ...
Plot: greek, immigrants, follow your dream, culture clash, village, romance, discrimination, armenian, urban, working class, hopes, society ...
Time: 19th century, 1890s
Place: greece, turkey, ottoman empire, america, istanbul turkey ...
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