Movies and TV shows set in greece

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in greece ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, sexy, serious, feel good, captivating and melancholic films and TV shows about / with love and romance, greek, couples, island, nude, love, family relations, friendship, mentor and culture clash plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, France and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as greece: Summer Lovers (1982), The Two Faces of January (2014), Escape to Athena (1979), My Life in Ruins (2009), The Durrells (2016), Shirley Valentine (1989), Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018), High Season (1987), The Big Blue (1988), Before Midnight (2013).

List of movies set in greece

Summer Lovers (1982)
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, sex comedy, romantic, realistic, sexual ...
Audience: teens, date night, adult
Plot: nudism, love triangle, male nudity, sex, infidelity, teenager, polyamory, female nudity, relationships, nude, sexuality, erotica ...
Time: 80s
Place: greece, mediterranean sea, europe
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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, romantic, talky, intense ...
Plot: murder, on the run, tour guide, suspense, private detective, greed, love triangle, american abroad, con artists, cons and scams, ruins, fugitives ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1962
Place: greece, athens greece, europe, turkey, istanbul turkey ...
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Escape to Athena (1979)
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: exciting, captivating, disturbing, bleak, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, war, island, chase, soldier, daring rescue, survival, military, archaeologist, relic, suspense, leader ...
Time: 1940s, year 1944
Place: greece, europe, balkan
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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, entertaining ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, teens, girls' night
Plot: tour guide, women, love story, workplace romance, hospital, stereotypes, beautiful scenery, love and romance, looking for love, disorder, singleness, love affair ...
Time: 21st century
Place: greece, europe, hawaii, australia, athens greece ...
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The Durrells (2016)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 46 min.
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Story: In 1935, financially strapped widow Louisa Durrell, whose life has fallen apart, decides to move from England, with her four children (three sons, one daughter), to the island of Corfu, Greece. Once there, the family moves into a dilapidated old ...
Style: exciting, stylized, atmospheric, captivating, sitcom ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: greek island, island, province, friendship, family life, expatriate, family relations, parents and children, culture shock, dead husband, world war one, lifestyle ...
Time: 1930s, year 1935
Place: greece, mediterranean sea
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Shirley Valentine (1989)
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: romantic, sentimental, clever, touching, feel good ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: middle aged woman, women, midlife crisis, greek island, british, friendship, culture clash, female nudity, reality, bittersweet, affair, suburbs ...
Time: 80s
Place: greece, england, europe, new jersey, london ...
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Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Japan, China, Croatia
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, sentimental, scenic, captivating ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: mother daughter relationship, dancing, boyfriend, greek island, friendship, holiday, grandmother, death of mother, pregnancy, dating, mediterranean, girl band ...
Time: year 1979, 2010s, 70s
Place: greece, paris france, stockholm sweden, mediterranean sea, new york ...
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High Season (1987)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: On the isle of Rhodes, Katherine, an expatriate English photographer, lives with her daughter. A young local wants to encourage tourism, so he commissions a sculpture of the Unknown Tourist for the town square; the sculptor he brings to Rhodes is ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, summer, expatriate, art, love and romance, couple relations, golden years, dishonesty, couples, island, cons and scams, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: greece, europe, turkey, russia
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The Big Blue (1988)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Sport
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Two men answer the call of the ocean in this romantic fantasy-adventure. Jacques and Enzo are a pair of friends who have been close since childhood, and who share a passion for the dangerous sport of free diving. Professional diver Jacques opted to ...
Style: touching, sentimental, sincere, captivating, atmospheric ...
Audience: kids, date night
Plot: diving, friendship, dolphins, diver, love affair, melancholy, rivalry, escapades, haunted by the past, sport, transformation, death ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 60s
Place: greece, italy, south america, europe, new york ...
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Before Midnight (2013)
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: philosophical, meditative, sentimental, romantic, cerebral ...
Audience: chick flick, date night, girls' night
Plot: marriage, summer vacation, writers, hotel room, hotel, midlife crisis, couple relations, existentialism, sex, relationships, love, love story ...
Time: 21st century
Place: greece, mediterranean sea, paris france, chicago illinois, vienna
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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: inspirational, philosophical, sexy, thought provoking, bleak ...
Plot: greek, dancing, friendship, village, mentor, writers, bittersweet, culture clash, beach, suicide, death, prejudice ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: greece, europe, macedonia, new orleans, crete
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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: car chase, chase, partners, police investigation, police corruption, dishonesty, criminal heroes, investigation, criminal, suspense, robbery, car ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: greece, athens greece, france, europe
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The Fruit Is Ripe (1977)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In this sex comedy, a good-looking German girl goes on vacation in Greece, and a large number of people try to get her to go to bed with them. With a light, teasing manner, she turns all of them down, until at last she meets a boy she really likes.
Style: erotic, sex comedy
Plot: vacation, voyeur, sex, summer, masturbation, exhibitionist, female masturbation, erotica, lesbian, promiscuity, modeling, nude model ...
Place: greece
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Ginger and Cinnamon (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Stefania, works in a bookshop. Shortly before she wants to close for holidays, Andrea, who is left behind by his fiance, enters the store.
Style: semi serious, feel good, humorous, realistic, sexy ...
Audience: teens, date night, pre-teens
Plot: comedy of errors, love, vacation, island, teenage life, family relations, youth, young lovers, breakup, adolescence vs adulthood, innocence lost, resort ...
Time: 21st century
Place: greece, mediterranean sea, italy, europe
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Z (1969)
Genre: Crime, Drama, 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: political, realistic, thought provoking, tense, bleak ...
Plot: conspiracy, politics, military, assassination, police, government, investigation, corruption, murder investigation, political corruption, justice, violence ...
Time: 70s, 60s, 20th century
Place: greece, france, africa, europe
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Mamma Mia! (2008)
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: romantic, feel good, light, sentimental, stylized ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, teens, family outing, kids ...
Plot: wedding, mother daughter relationship, father daughter relationship, dancing, greek island, single parent, teenager, parents and children, free spirited, meet the parents, women, happy ending ...
Time: 2000s, 21st century
Place: greece, europe, italy, new york, fictional island
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Lost in Love (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK, Greece
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A modern day treasure hunt for a mystical relic that turns into a love story for all time.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love, friendship, fall in love, escapades, island, disorder, couples, rivalry, excavation, diving, spirituality, artifact ...
Time: 21st century
Place: greece, europe
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The Anderssons in Greece (2012)
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, feel good, entertaining ...
Plot: summer vacation, resort, vacation, beach resort, family relations, family vacation, child protagonist, nothing goes right, siblings relations, parents and children, young love, silly humor ...
Time: 21st century
Place: greece, europe
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The Legend of Hercules (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, Bulgaria, Germany
Duration: 99 min.
Story: In Ancient Greece 1200 B.C., a queen succumbs to the lust of Zeus to bear a son promised to overthrow the tyrannical rule of the king and restore peace to a land in hardship. But this prince, Hercules, knows nothing of his real identity or his ...
Style: exciting, serious, stylized, epic, fairy tale ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: mythology, ancient history, legends and myths, greek mythology, superhuman powers, magic, slavery, gladiator, destiny, good versus evil, betrayal, violence ...
Time: future
Place: ancient greece, greece, egypt, europe
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Xenia (2014)
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: sincere, inspirational, light, captivating, realistic ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: gay, coming of age, brother brother relationship, lgbt, youth, follow your dream, social misfits, hopes, society, albanian, gay brother, missing father ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: greece, europe, albania, athens greece
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A Blast (2014)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Greece, Germany, Netherlands, Italy, Bosnia and Herzegovina, France
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Running away on the highway, Maria is alone in her roaring SUV. Behind her, fire and a case full of money. In front of her, the hopeless vastness of the motorway. Only a day before she was a caring mother, a loving wife, a responsible daughter. ...
Style: tense, serious, psychological, captivating, non-linear ...
Plot: infidelity, strong sexual content, on the run, love affair, couples, dishonesty, life turned upside down, rivalry, gay, lgbt, nude, bisexual ...
Time: 21st century
Place: greece, europe
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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, realistic, emotional, romantic, clever ...
Plot: true love, destiny, love and romance, couple relations, couples, fall in love, female nudity, society, political unrest, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love story, greek ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: greece, europe, athens greece
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Adults in the Room (2019)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: France, Greece
Duration: 124 min.
Story: A universal theme: a story of people trapped in an inhuman network of power. The brutal circle of the Eurogroup meetings, who impose on Greece the dictatorship of austerity, where humanity and compassion are utterly disregarded. A claustrophobic ...
Style: political, tense, captivating, thought provoking, disturbing ...
Plot: financial crisis, politics, debt, prime minister, politician, political conspiracy, bankruptcy, political unrest, economic crisis, financial problem, money problems, political intrigue ...
Time: year 2015, 2010s
Place: greece, london, paris france, frankfurt germany, europe
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The Kings of Mykonos (2010)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia, Greece
Duration: 102 min.
Story: The sequel to the highly successful Australian comedy THE WOG BOY - starring Nick Giannopoulous and Vince Colosimo as best mates Steve and Frank. The Kings of Mykonos: Wog Boy 2 picks up a few years after the original and things aren't going so ...
Style: humorous, not serious, light, feel good, realistic
Plot: summer, buddies, resort, disorder, love and romance, life turned upside down, uncle, friends, beach, fall in love, inheritance, beach resort ...
Time: 21st century
Place: greece, australia
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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: sentimental, romantic, intense, melancholic, realistic ...
Audience: girls' night, chick flick, date night
Plot: world war two, war, italian army, wartime, german, resistance fighter, love and romance, impossible love, wartime life, fall in love, social relations, fascism ...
Time: 1940s, post world war two, 20th century
Place: greece, rome italy, germany, italy, europe ...
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The Greek Tycoon (1978)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: A lusty Greek shipping magnate courts the widow of an assassinated U.S. president.
Style: sexy, realistic, serious
Plot: yacht, widow, greek, mogul, assassination, mistress, president, wealth, love and romance, dealing with death, state affairs, infidelity ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece, washington d.c., europe, england, usa ...
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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, humorous, semi serious, exciting, touching ...
Plot: family relations, wildlife, greek, sibling relationship, siblings relations, friendship, misfit, orphan, social relations, death in the family, eccentric family, family life ...
Time: 1930s
Place: greece, europe
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Orpheus' Song (2019)
Genre: Adventure
Country: Germany
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Two best friends from Berlin win a trip to Greece. On their excursion, they get lost on an island. They wander in the woods until they find an abandoned village where they encounter a mysterious creature, who calls himself Hercules. They spend the ...
Style: captivating, psychological, melancholic, sexy
Plot: gay, sexual tension, lgbt, repressed sexuality, male nudity, gay love, greek, friendship, male objectification, bodybuilding, narcissism, gay couple ...
Time: 21st century
Place: greece
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Suntan (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece, Germany
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Kostis is a 40-year-old doctor that finds himself in the small island of Antiparos, in order to take over the local clinic. His whole life and routine will turn upside down when he meets an international group of young and beautiful tourists and he ...
Style: sexy, touching, tense, light, scenic ...
Plot: nudism, greek island, nude beach, slutty woman, sex scene, nudist, unrequited love, doctor, sexually liberated, loose woman, wench, slutty attitude ...
Time: 2010s
Place: greece, europe
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Alexander (2004)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA, UK, Germany, Netherlands, France, 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, breathtaking, serious, factual, sexy ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: war, ancient history, conquering, battles, gay, warlord, ambition, ruler, military, greek, courage, destiny ...
Time: ancient times, middle ages
Place: ancient greece, greece, persia, alexandria egypt, egypt ...
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