Mediterranean movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant mediterranean movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out humorous, realistic, light, semi serious, visually appealing and melancholic films and TV shows about / with mediterranean, island, beach, female nudity, nudity (full frontal - brief), runaway, chase, dialogue, childhood and disorder plots mostly in Comedy, Drama and Romance genres shot in Italy, France, USA and other countries.
mediterranean movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as mediterranean: The Priest's Children (2013), The Adventures of Sinbad (1996), Respiro (2002), Body of Deceit (2017), I Believe in Angels (2009), Under the Cherry Moon (1986), The Last of Sheila (1973), Pierrot le Fou (1965), Rosebud (1975), The Rover (1967).

List of mediterranean movies

The Priest's Children (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Don Fabijan is a young priest who comes to serve on an unnamed small island in the Adriatic. In order to help increase birth rate on the island, he decides to pierce condoms before they are sold. He therefore teams up with the newsagent Petar and ...
Style: realistic, suspense, humorous, semi serious, tragicomedy ...
Plot: satire, pregnancy, priest, unwanted pregnancy, village life, clergy, religions or cults, mediterranean, disorder, social relations, society, village ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: croatia
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The Adventures of Sinbad (1996)
Genre: Fantasy, Action, Adventure
Country: Canada
Duration: 43 min.
TV show
Story: The Adventures of Sinbad is a Canadian television series which aired from 1996 to 1998. It follows on the story from the pilot of the same name, and revolves around the series' protagonist, Sinbad. The series is a re-telling of the adventures ...
Style: semi serious, exciting, stylized, epic, light
Audience: family outing
Plot: good versus evil, heroes, adventurer, magic, adventure, escapades, sword fight, battles, ocean, ocean or sea, curses spells and rituals, imaginary ...
Place: middle east, iraq
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Respiro (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Grazia is a free-spirited mother-of-three married to shy fisherman Pietro and living on the idyllic but isolated island of Lampedusa in the Mediterranean Sea. She shows signs of manic depressive behavior — one moment she's laughing wildly and ...
Style: thought provoking, touching, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: island, family relations, mentally unstable, family life, human nature, small town life, working class, parents and children, injustice, villager, mental illness, beach ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: italy, europe, milan italy, mediterranean sea, sicily ...
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Body of Deceit (2017)
Genre: Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Italy
Duration: 92 min.
Story: An accident in Malta leaves ghostwriter Alice with memory loss. Suffering from writer's block, she returns to the island to recover when she meets the sensual Sara. As they bond, a shady stranger begins to taint the stay with mystery.
Plot: mediterranean, lesbian sex, ghost writer, memory loss, lesbian relationship, bisexual, lesbian kiss, sleeping pill, woman in bathtub, female nudity, murder, blood ...
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I Believe in Angels (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Croatia
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The mailmen, Šime, is one of the favorite people of a small town, on an island in the middle of the sea. Šime is very intelligent and the locals have high regards for him because he is unusually well versed in all the events and destinies in the ...
Plot: mediterranean, postman, letter, small town, church, pregnancy, blackmail, fish, mayor, espionage, cave, tourism ...
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Under the Cherry Moon (1986)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Two friends from Miami are in the French Riviera enjoying life by scamming money off of rich women. One day, they read about a young woman set to inherit $50 million from her father. At first, Tricky has Christopher Tracy talked into romancing her ...
Style: stylized, humorous, semi serious, realistic, cult film ...
Plot: mediterranean, love, romance, dishonesty, ambition, prostitute, performer's life, love and romance, music band, artists and showbiz, crime gone awry, musician's life ...
Time: 80s
Place: france, europe, french riviera, nice france, riviera
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The Last of Sheila (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A year after Sheila is killed in a hit-and-run, her multimillionaire husband invites a group of friends to spend a week on his yacht playing a scavenger hunt-style mystery game. The game turns out to be all too real and all too deadly.
Style: clever, suspenseful, tense, suspense, serious ...
Plot: murder mystery, whodunit, murder, mind game, game, yacht, vengeance, disorder, deadly, danger, cruise, manipulation ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: southern france, south of france, mediterranean sea, california
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Pierrot le Fou (1965)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Pierrot escapes his boring society and travels from Paris to the Mediterranean Sea with Marianne, a girl chased by hit-men from Algeria. They lead an unorthodox life, always on the run.
Style: atmospheric, surreal, realistic, semi serious, humorous ...
Plot: lovers on the run, on the road, infidelity, couple relations, couples, road trip, tragic love, crime, romance, crimes, betrayal, satire ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, 1960s
Place: paris france, france, europe, africa, mediterranean sea
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Rosebud (1975)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 126 min.
Story: In a bold coup a Palestinian terrorist group captures the yacht Rosebud and kidnaps the millionaires five daughters on it. At first they demand film clips to be shown on major European TV stations. Undercover agent Martin is hired to hunt the ...
Style: serious, realistic, exciting, suspenseful
Audience: boys' night
Plot: terrorism, kidnapping, hostage, yacht, terrorist, hostages, race against time, save the day, secret agents, chases and races, danger, confined ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: middle east, corsica
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The Rover (1967)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, War
Country: Italy
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A former counterrevolutionary pirate befriends a mentally ill young woman and this in turn leads to tragedy when she falls in love with a French naval officer.
Plot: sailor, pirate, treasure, mediterranean, gold coin, military uniform, redheaded woman, napoleonic wars, duel, treasure chest, machete, sailboat ...
Time: 1700s, 18th century
Place: mediterranean sea, france
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Kath & Kimderella (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Australia
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Fountain Lakes' foxy ladies who turn more than just heads when they go on an overseas trip and end up being the centre of their very own fairytale.
Style: humorous, not serious, captivating, realistic
Plot: family relations, fish out of water, couples, society, intrigue, dishonesty, best friends, parents and children, fear of flying, silly humor, wedding, single parent ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: italy, australia
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Porco Rosso (1992)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Porco Rosso, known in Japan as Crimson Pig (Kurenai no Buta) is the sixth animated film by Hayao Miyazaki and released in 1992. You're introduced to an Italian World War I fighter ace, now living as a freelance bounty hunter chasing "air ...
Style: exciting, feel good, humorous, light, talky ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: adventure, heroes, romance, pilot, adventurer, escapades, transformation, good versus evil, danger, imaginary, daring rescue, heroic mission ...
Time: 1920s, 20s, 20th century, 1930s, 30s
Place: italy, europe, croatia, japan, tokyo
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Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: USA
Duration: 115 min.
Story: When Dr. Indiana Jones – the tweed-suited professor who just happens to be a celebrated archaeologist – is hired by the government to locate the legendary Ark of the Covenant, he finds himself up against the entire Nazi regime.
Style: exciting, semi serious, breathtaking, humorous, entertaining ...
Audience: family outing, boys' night, teens, kids
Plot: archaeologist, adventure, adventurer, treasure hunt, archaeology, artifact, escapades, journey, ancient, courage, good versus evil, treasure ...
Time: 1930s, 20th century, 30s, year 1936
Place: egypt, cairo egypt, nepal, himalaya, south america ...
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Donkey (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, UK, Serbia
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It is 1995. The summer when the war operation Storm will take place. Boro, who is going to be forty in a year and a half, with his wife Jasna and son Luka goes to his home village Drinovci, Herzegovina, after seven years. He wants to see his brother ...
Plot: family conflict, mediterranean, fatherhood, lake, brother brother relationship, donkey, wheelchair, husband wife relationship, death of mother, father son relationship, family relations, mother son relationship
Time: 1990s, 90s
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Signs of Life (1968)
Genre: Drama
Country: West Germany
Duration: 95 min.
Story: During World War II, three German soldiers are withdrawn from combat when one of them, Stroszek, is wounded. They are assigned to a small coastal community on the Greek island of Kos while Stroszek recuperates. The men become increasingly stir crazy ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, atmospheric, psychological
Plot: world war two, soldier, island, german soldier, dull life, military base, isolation, village, greek, confined, unfulfillment, military ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: greece, italy, mediterranean sea, europe
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Swept Away (1974)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Country: Italy
Duration: 114 min.
Story: Stranded and alone on a desert island during a cruise, a spoiled rich woman and a deckhand fall in love and make a date to reunite after their rescue. He is stood up.
Style: realistic, humorous, captivating, semi serious, melancholic ...
Plot: island, sexual relations, fall in love, strong sexual content, romance, opposites attract, adventure, survival, couple relations, love affair, isolation, social differences ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: mediterranean sea, italy
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Manou the Swift (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The little swift Manou grows up believing he's a seagull. Learning to fly he finds out he never will be. Shocked, he runs away from home. He meets birds of his own species and finds out who he really is. When both seagulls and swifts face a ...
Style: funny, feel good, entertaining, humorous
Audience: kids, family outing, preschoolers
Plot: adoption, seagull, storm, rescue, family, adventure, talking animals, friendship, journey, animal life, creature, rivalry ...
Place: france, turkey
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Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Musical, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Japan
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: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: mother daughter relationship, singing, female friendship, friendship, boyfriend, sailboat, dancing, greek island, holiday, reunion, pregnant woman, dating ...
Time: year 1979, contemporary, 70s
Place: greece, mediterranean sea, paris france, stockholm sweden, new york ...
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Let the Corpses Tan (2017)
Genre: Thriller
Country: France, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Every summer, Luce, an eccentric 50-something painter, spends her time in a small and isolated township, which lies in ruins in southern France, surrounded by guests. This summer, these guests are Max Bernier (an old flame, author and alcoholic), ...
Plot: criminal, heist, seaside, armored truck, ruins, isolation, police officer, gold, female director, gunfight, murder, sunbathing ...
Place: corsica, mediterranean sea
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Call Me by Your Name (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Italy, France, USA, Brazil
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Elio Perlman is spending the summer with his family at their vacation home in Lombardy, Italy. When his father hires a handsome doctoral student, the curious 17-year-old finds himself developing a growing attraction to the young man.
Style: gay cinema, touching, sincere, disturbing, homoerotic ...
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay teenager, first love, gay relationship, teenage boy, summer, gay love, homosexuality, homosexual, gay romance, love ...
Time: 80s, year 1983
Place: italy
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Blind Sun (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery
Country: France, Greece
Duration: 88 min.
Story: ​Greece. A seaside resort struck by a heavy heat wave. Water is scarce and violence is ready to explode. Ashraf, a solitary immigrant, is looking after a villa while its owners are away. On a dusty road crushed by the sun, he is stopped by a ...
Plot: swimming pool, heat, police, female director, villa, seaside, shadow, male nudity, beach, rifle, hotel, cigarette smoking ...
Time: future, near future
Place: greece
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Carry on Cruising (1962)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Captain Crowther's lot is not a happy one! Five of his crew have to be replaced and at such short notice before the voyage begins there isn't much to choose from. Not only does he get the five most incompetent shipmates ever to sail the ...
Style: not serious, entertaining, melancholic, light, humorous ...
Plot: ship, cruise ship, sea, escapades, cruise, parody, goofy hero, romance, boss and employee, workplace situations, nothing goes right, disorder ...
Time: 60s
Place: mediterranean sea
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Tale of the Three Jewels (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Belgium, Spain, Palestine, UK
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A Palestinian boy becomes entranced with a beautiful Gypsy girl and a fairy tale world she weaves amidst conflict in Gaza. The children explore nature, mysticism and what their future holds, while learning to live with the surrounding brutality c. ...
Plot: child in peril, riot, manuscript, boy, arab, metaphysics, curfew, childhood, binoculars, classroom, funeral, gypsy ...
Place: israel, middle east, palestine
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The Kick of Sirocco (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A shady Parisian tries to take advantage of a family of French-descended Algerians forced to move to France.
Plot: soccer match, new life, shyness, undressing, migrant, immigrant family, archive footage, french algerian war, autobiography, con artists, bombing, jewish mother ...
Time: 1960s, 1950s, 60s, 50s
Place: montmartre paris, algeria, paris france
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Man spricht deutsh (1988)
Genre: Comedy
Country: West Germany
Duration: 84 min.
Story: A very middle-class Bavarian family spend the last day of their Mediterranean vacation on the beach, day-dreaming and muttering racist remarks about Italians.
Style: comic
Plot: beach, holiday, dream, family holiday, vacation, car, german, food, satire, one day time span, family relations, couples ...
Place: italy, mediterranean sea
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Saint-Tropez Blues (1961)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 90 min.
Story: With her parents away, Anne-Marie drops her studies to spend eight days in Saint-Tropez with her friend Jean-Paul. They are soon caught up in the Saint-Tropez whirlwind. Jean-Paul is seduced by a wealthy woman while Anne-Marie ends up alone with a ...
Plot: beach party, filmmaker, shack, jazz score, playing guitar, childhood friend, guitar playing, hitchhiker, piglet, childhood friends, short haired female, painter ...
Time: 60s, 1960s
Place: saint tropez, france, riviera, south of france
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The Island of Secrets (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Family, Romance
Country: Finland, Greece
Duration: 86 min.
Story: It was supposed to be just an ordinary holiday of the sunny Kos, but Toni has to rescue a beautiful local girl from the clutches of kidnappers of Adriana . When it appears that anyone else can be trusted, will Toni reluctantly rely on velipuoliensa ...
Plot: treasure hunt, brother brother relationship, mediterranean, kidnapping, flashback, jet ski, teenager, underwater, teenage crush, rescue mission, island, holiday ...
Place: greece
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The Instructor (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy
Country: Croatia
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: A TV reporter goes to Vis to film the story about a driving instructor and his student.
Style: sitcom
Plot: race against time, dalmatian, island, friendship, mediterranean, student, road trip, driving instructor, driving school, beard, instructor
Place: yugoslavia, croatia, serbia, slovenia, montenegro ...
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Ice Cream, I Scream (2005)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Turkey
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Ali, who is ice cream salesman in Mugla, tries to survive in the face of fierce competition from the big ice cream brands. While trying to promote his ice cream, he tours the village with his brand new yellow ice cream motorbike. However the naugthy ...
Style: humorous, captivating, light, entertaining, feel good ...
Plot: salesman, mischievous children, investigation, down on your luck, disorder, power relations, family relations, youth, society, village, rich and poor, ice cream ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: turkey
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What? (1972)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Italy, France, West Germany
Duration: 114 min.
Story: A young American woman traveling through Italy finds herself in a strange Mediterranean villa where nothing seems right.
Style: offbeat, humorous, dark humor, sexy, semi serious ...
Plot: couples, disorder, misfit, fish out of water, imaginary kingdom, erotica, harpoon, nudity (full frontal - brief), piano, attempted rape, dominatrix, absurdism ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: italy, europe, rome italy
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