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, serious, stylized, semi serious, humorous and entertaining films and TV shows about / with greek, catastrophe, mentor, dialogue, destiny, storytelling, beautiful scenery, brutality, culture clash and betrayal plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in USA, UK, Greece and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as greece: Troy (2004), Mamma Mia! (2008), My Life in Ruins (2009), Clash of the Titans (2010), 300 (2006), Before Midnight (2013), Immortals (2011), Medusa (1973), 40 Carats (1973), Z (1969).

List of movies set in greece

 7.2
 434K
Troy (2004)
Genre: Drama, History, Romance
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, exciting, rough, serious, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night, date night, teens
Plot: betrayal, tragic hero, courage, forbidden love, warrior, war, ancient, mythology, master warrior, sword fight, vengeance, romance ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
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 6.4
 178K
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: sentimental, stylized, lyrical, light, romantic ...
Audience: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: mother daughter relationship, parents and children, wedding, single parent, eccentric family, parent child relationship, family gatherings, love and romance, couple relations, lovers reunited, meet the parents, family reunited ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, europe
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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: date night, girls' night, chick flick
Plot: tour guide, romance, workplace romance, hospital, looking for love, singleness, nothing goes right, disorder, love affair, fish out of water, hopes, kiss ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, europe, athens greece, hawaii, australia ...
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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, epic, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: superhuman powers, adventure, legends and myths, mythology, good versus evil, danger, heroic mission, supernatural ability, obsessive quest, curses spells and rituals, greek mythology, sea monster ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
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 7.7
 672K
300 (2006)
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, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: warrior, courage, master warrior, war, legends and myths, battles, soldier, gory, army, historical character, ancient, state affairs ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
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 7.9
 117K
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: talky, realistic, witty, clever, semi serious ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: couple relations, hotel, midlife crisis, hotel room, summer vacation, marriage, greek, dream, airport, romance, panties, french ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, chicago illinois, paris france, vienna
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 6.0
 150K
Immortals (2011)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: USA
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: immortality, legends and myths, good versus evil, army, adventure, battles, fight for supremacy, mythology, vengeance, greek, legendary, betrayal ...
Time: ancient history, future
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
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 2.5
 291
Medusa (1973)
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: rough, serious, realistic
Plot: murder, boat, incest, crime, ship, crimes, deadly, mystery, dishonesty, dangerous animal, gangsters, intrigue ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: greece
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 6.3
 541
40 Carats (1973)
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: semi serious, humorous, realistic
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, single parent, farce, crumbling marriage, romance, bank, infidelity, theater, love affair, workplace romance, breakup, love and romance ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece, new york, manhattan new york city
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 8.2
 20K
Z (1969)
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, serious, bleak ...
Plot: assassination, politics, military, political corruption, police, government, cia, journalism, courtroom drama, photojournalist, liberal, protest ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: greece, europe
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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, captivating, realistic, sentimental, emotional ...
Plot: greek, friendship, village, dance, dancing, widow, monastery, world, culture clash, buddies, romance, odd couple ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: greece, europe, new orleans
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 7.1
 7K
Topkapi (1964)
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: suspense, clever, suspenseful, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: museum, heist, theft, dagger, smuggling, femme fatale, crime, criminal heroes, crimes, dishonesty, power relations, gang ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s, 1950s
Place: greece, europe, turkey, istanbul turkey
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 5.6
 151K
Alexander (2004)
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, suspense, factual, breathtaking, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: homosexuality, ambition, war, rise to the top, adventure, battles, heroes, battle zone, conquering, state affairs, royal family, brutality ...
Time: ancient history, ancient world
Place: greece, ancient greece, persia, macedonia, egypt ...
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 7.3
 172K
Hercules (1997)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family, Fantasy, Musical, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 93 min.
Story: Bestowed with superhuman strength, a young mortal named Hercules sets out to prove himself a hero in the eyes of his father, the great god Zeus. Along with his friends Pegasus, a flying horse, and Phil, a personal trainer, Hercules is tricked by the ...
Style: humorous, exciting, feel good, touching, epic ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens, kids
Plot: hercules, good versus evil, adventure, rescue, mythology, friendship, heroic mission, prophecy, monster, superhuman powers, fall in love, transformation ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, europe, ancient greece
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The Travelling Players (1975)
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: emotional, serious, epic, realistic, bleak ...
Plot: betrayal, murder, genocide, political unrest, spy, artist, fascism, election campaign, communist, theatre milieu, conflict, wartime life ...
Time: 1930s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: greece, europe
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 7.1
 1K
Phaedra (1962)
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, tragedy, love and romance, island, power relations, obsession, love triangle, legends and myths, rivalry, unfulfillment, greek ...
Time: 60s
Place: greece, europe
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 7.8
 1K
Iphigenia (1977)
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: serious, atmospheric, realistic, gloomy, stylized
Plot: sacrifice, king, tragedy, army, tragic hero, destiny, ocean or sea, down on your luck, heroes, life is a bitch, master warrior, betrayal ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, europe, ancient greece
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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
Plot: family vacation, vacation, resort, parents and children, family relations, young love, beach resort, family, disorder, siblings relations, nothing goes right, youth ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, europe
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 6.9
 1K
Eleni (1985)
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: civil war, village, revolution, war, journalism, uncover truth, self discovery, haunted by the past, political unrest, fighting the system, against humanity, media ...
Place: greece, europe
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 6.0
 718
Sky Riders (1976)
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, castle, hostage, politics, daring rescue, adventure, explosion, terrorist, terrorism, missing person, crimes ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece, europe
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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: serious, bleak, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: island, archaeologist, soldier, escape, chase, monastery, holocaust, motorcycle chase, adventure, war, daring rescue, espionage ...
Time: 1940s
Place: greece, europe
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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, erotic, sexual, semi serious, realistic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, island, vacation, infidelity, romance, strong sexual content, couple relations, summer, polyamory, love affair, sexual relations, love and romance ...
Time: 80s
Place: greece, europe
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 6.5
 2K
The Tempest (1982)
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: island, midlife crisis, architect, shakespeare, couple relations, romance, unfulfillment, couples, teenage life, love and romance, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 80s
Place: greece, europe, new york, usa, california
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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: touching, feel good, semi serious, clever, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: middle aged woman, midlife crisis, innocence lost, romance, culture clash, self discovery, bored housewife, friendship, looking for love, hopes, love and romance, partners ...
Time: 80s
Place: greece, england, europe, northern england, liverpool ...
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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: serious, realistic
Plot: romance, cruise, yacht, widow, greek, assassination, love affair, love and romance, wealth, president, couples, dealing with death ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece, england, europe, usa, london ...
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Xena: Warrior Princess (1995)
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, entertaining, feel good, captivating, semi serious ...
Audience: teens
Plot: feminism, legends and myths, friendship, adventure, good versus evil, female warrior, ancient, sword fight, danger, tough girl, mythical creature, roman empire ...
Time: ancient history
Place: greece, europe, egypt, china, india ...
Is relevant ?
 6.9
 137
Magic Men (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Israel
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An elderly Israeli Jew of Greek origins was sent to Greece to represent his town in a town twinning ceremony, however he went instead to search for his friend from the childhood, who saved him from the Holocaust. In meantime he formed a special ...
Style: semi serious, touching, realistic, humorous
Plot: golden years, on the road, parents and children, holocaust survivor, parent child relationship, family problems, family relations, aging, estrangement, religions or cults, elderly, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, middle east
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 6.2
 724
Knifer (2010)
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: atmospheric, serious, 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 300 Spartans (1962)
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, serious, exciting, rough, talky ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: soldier, heroes, heroic mission, adventure, master warrior, leadership, battles, against the odds, chaos and mayhem, danger, chaos, war ...
Time: 19th century, 18th century, 1960s
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe, egypt
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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: semi serious, humorous, feel good
Plot: friendship, parents and children, sibling relationship, wildlife, widow, island, siblings relations, eccentric family, family life, family relations, social relations, orphan ...
Time: 1930s, 30s
Place: greece, europe
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