Best Greek Movies

This page is updated regularly. Subscribe, so you don't miss new recommendations. The list of "Best Greek Movies" contains films with the following parameters. Style: serious, realistic, suspense, psychological, captivating and weird. Plot: greek, family relations, loneliness, dancing, kiss, death, husband wife relationship, nudity (full frontal - brief), murder and love. Genre: Drama, Romance and Thriller. Country: Greece, USA and UK.
Best Greek Movies
Best Greek Movies
TOP Movies: Dogtooth (2009), Before Midnight (2013), Destiny (2006), The Founder (2016), Midnight Special (2016), Man of God (2021), Rise (2022), The Other Me (2016), Sky Riders (1976), Love Is Strange (2014), Miss Violence (2013), Little England (2013), The Lost Daughter (2021), Worlds Apart (2015), Her Smell (2018), Only Lovers Left Alive (2013), The Last Note (2017), Listen Up Philip (2014), The Lobster (2015), Queen of Earth (2015).

List of Best Movies

 7.2
 97K
Dogtooth (2009)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Greece
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Three teenagers are confined to an isolated country estate that could very well be on another planet. The trio spend their days listening to endless homemade tapes that teach them a whole new vocabulary. Any word that comes from beyond their family ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, thought provoking, sexy, art house ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: incest, dysfunctional family, isolated house, siblings relations, brother sister incest, child abuse, family problems, overprotective father, sex, cat, greek, sadism ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece, europe
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 7.9
 159K
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, sexy, cerebral, atmospheric ...
Audience: chick flick, girls' night, date night
Plot: couple relations, summer vacation, marriage, romance, hotel room, hotel, midlife crisis, love, relationships, writers, hopes, existentialism ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: greece, paris france, mediterranean sea, chicago illinois, vienna
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 7.8
 14K
Destiny (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Turkey, Greece
Duration: 103 min.
Story: Bekir is in love with Ugur, who loves Zagor, who loves to commit crimes.
Style: tense, serious, art house, suspense, captivating ...
Plot: romancing a criminal, life is a bitch, on the run, fall in love, estrangement, love and romance, hopes, dishonesty, crime gone awry, destiny, murder, fighting illness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, asia, istanbul turkey, turkey
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 7.2
 152K
The Founder (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 115 min.
Story: The true story of how Ray Kroc, a salesman from Illinois, met Mac and Dick McDonald, who were running a burger operation in 1950s Southern California. Kroc was impressed by the brothers’ speedy system of making the food and saw franchise ...
Style: inspirational, motivational, realistic, uplifting, thought provoking ...
Plot: business, rags to riches, fast food, businessman, capitalism, salesman, ambition, betrayal, greed, fast food restaurant, mcdonald's restaurant, destiny ...
Time: 50s, year 1940, year 1984, 20th century, year 1954 ...
Place: america, usa, california, beverly hills, phoenix arizona ...
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Midnight Special (2016)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A father and son go on the run after the dad learns his child possesses special powers.
Style: suspense, suspenseful, futuristic, enigmatic, atmospheric ...
Audience: date night
Plot: on the run, father son relationship, chase, supernatural, fbi, kidnapping, supernatural ability, superhuman powers, survival, hostage, family relations, parents and children ...
Time: 21st century, 2010s, contemporary, 80s
Place: usa, texas, atlanta georgia, louisiana
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 6.8
 3K
Man of God (2021)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Exiled unjustly, convicted without trial, slandered without cause. Man of God depicts the trials and tribulations of Saint Nektarios of Aegina, as he bears the unjust hatred of his enemies while preaching the Word of God.
Style: realistic, suspenseful, suspense, disturbing, touching
Plot: religion, faith, meaning of life, religious faith, defamation, priest, preacher, social misfits, suffering, society, challenge, teaching the ways of the world ...
Place: egypt
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 7.0
 6K
Rise (2022)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 113 min.
Story: After emigrating to Greece from Nigeria, Vera and Charles Antetokounmpo struggled to survive and provide for their five children, while living under the daily threat of deportation. Desperate to obtain Greek citizenship but undermined by a system ...
Style: realistic, disturbing, psychological, captivating, feel good
Plot: basketball, basketball player, career, champion, basketball team, professional, professional sports, athlete's life, immigrants, direction and purpose, coping, social problems ...
Time: year 1990, year 2013, year 2007, year 2017, year 2004 ...
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 7.9
 11K
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 François 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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 5.9
 1K
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: exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: monastery, kidnapping, terrorism, hang glider, hostage, castle, aviation, airplane, hang gliding, terrorist, missing person, confined ...
Time: 70s
Place: greece, europe
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Love Is Strange (2014)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 94 min.
Story: After 39 years together, Ben and George finally tie the knot, but George loses his job as a result, and the newlyweds must sell their New York apartment and live apart, relying on friends and family to make ends meet.
Style: touching, emotional, melancholic, sincere, realistic ...
Audience: chick flick
Plot: gay, gay marriage, homosexuality, teacher, gay couple, lgbt, love, life turned upside down, wedding, character study, family problems, fired from the job ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s, 70s
Place: new york, usa, brooklyn new york city
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Miss Violence (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 98 min.
Story: On the day of her birthday, eleven-year-old Angeliki jumps off the balcony and falls to her death with a smile on her face. While the police and Social Services try to discover the reason for this apparent suicide, Angeliki's family keep ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, suspenseful, serious, suspense ...
Plot: dysfunctional family, child prostitution, perversion, incest rape, child abuse, suicide, teen suicide, incest, family problems, parents and children, investigation, child suicide ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece, europe
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Little England (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 132 min.
Story: Τwo sisters from the island of Andros, dubbed Little England because of its affluence, are both in love with the same man. Set in the Greek Civil War period and ending in the 1950s, the movie is based on the homonymous novel by Ioanna Karystiani.
Style: touching, serious, realistic, emotional, stylized
Plot: love and romance, island, lovers apart, love triangle, sister sister relationship, love, infidelity, marriage, love story, romance, couples, torment ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s
Place: greece
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The Lost Daughter (2021)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, UK, Israel, Greece
Duration: 121 min.
Story: A woman's seaside vacation takes a dark turn when her obsession with a young mother forces her to confront secrets from her past.
Style: disturbing, captivating, psychological, feminist film, art house ...
Plot: motherhood, mother daughter relationship, beach, vacation, female masturbation, depressed woman, female protagonist, female nudity, husband wife relationship, flashback, worried mother, doll ...
Place: greece
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 7.4
 9K
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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 6.0
 7K
Her Smell (2018)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 136 min.
Story: A self-destructive punk rocker struggles with sobriety while trying to recapture the creative inspiration that led her band to success.
Style: rough, psychological, art house, captivating
Plot: addiction, rock band, mother daughter relationship, rock music, mental illness, drug use, husband wife relationship, friendship, nervousness, promise, photographer, lie ...
Place: new york state, europe
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Only Lovers Left Alive (2013)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Romance
Country: UK, Germany, Greece, France
Duration: 123 min.
Story: A depressed musician reunites with his lover in the desolate streets of Detroit. Though their romance has endured several centuries, it is tested by the arrival of her capricious and unpredictable younger sister.
Style: stylized, artsy, atmospheric, philosophical, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: vampire, goth, love, supernatural, eternal life, musician, immortality, family relations, fate of humanity, supernatural romance, true love, lovers reunited ...
Time: 2010s, year 1975, year 1968, 21st century, contemporary
Place: detroit
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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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Listen Up Philip (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Anger rages in Philip as he awaits the publication of his second novel. He feels pushed out of his adopted home city by the constant crowds and noise, a deteriorating relationship with his photographer girlfriend Ashley, and his own indifference to ...
Style: atmospheric, stylized, surreal, psychological, sincere ...
Plot: sarcasm, loneliness, narcissist, writer's life, couples, dull life, cynicism, arrogance, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, self pity, solitude, isolation ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: new york state, usa, manhattan new york city, new york
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 7.1
 257K
The Lobster (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Ireland, UK, Greece, France, Netherlands, USA
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In a dystopian near future, single people, according to the laws of The City, are taken to The Hotel, where they are obliged to find a romantic partner in forty-five days or are transformed into beasts and sent off into The Woods.
Style: surreal, art house, cerebral, ironic, clever ...
Audience: date night
Plot: distopia, love, absurdism, blindness, society, manhunt, animals, suicide attempt, solitude, hotel, human becoming an animal, punishment ...
Time: 2010s, near future, future
Place: ireland, greece, hellas
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Queen of Earth (2015)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Two women retreat to a lake house to get a break from the pressures of the outside world, only to realize how disconnected from each other they have become, allowing their suspicions to bleed into reality.
Style: captivating, tense, suspense, enigmatic, slasher ...
Plot: friendship, vacation, promise, depression, party, lesbian subtext, mental illness, paranoia, memory, doctor, jealousy, couples ...
Time: 21st century
Place: usa
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Fugitive Pieces (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, Greece
Duration: 104 min.
Story: A child escapes from Poland during World War II and first heads to Greece before coming of age in Canada.
Style: realistic, serious, bleak, emotional, exciting ...
Plot: holocaust, childhood trauma, breakup, haunted by the past, fugitives, life is a bitch, wartime life, survival, coming of age, war, world war two, jewish ...
Place: canada, greece, europe, poland
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Crimes of the Future (2022)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Country: Canada, Greece, UK
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Humans adapt to a synthetic environment, with new transformations and mutations. With his partner Caprice, Saul Tenser, celebrity performance artist, publicly showcases the metamorphosis of his organs in avant-garde performances.
Style: suspense, disturbing, captivating, tense, gothic horror ...
Audience: date night
Plot: body horror, nudity (full frontal - brief), surgical operation, metamorphosis, shipyard, evolution, body transformation, mutation, distopia, social problems, transformation, society ...
Time: near future
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 6.2
 7K
Attenberg (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Marina, 23, is growing up with her architect father in a prototype factory town by the sea. Finding the human species strange and repellent, she keeps her distance. Instead she chooses to observe it through the songs of Suicide, the mammal ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, atmospheric, erotic ...
Plot: death of father, father daughter relationship, cancer, coming of age, family relations, sex scene, sexual awakening, friendship, small town, fall in love, self discovery, love and romance ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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: inspirational, philosophical, sexy, allegory, visually appealing ...
Plot: greek, dancing, friendship, village, writers, bittersweet, culture clash, suicide, life & death, prejudice, death, melancholy ...
Time: 60s, 20th century
Place: greece, europe, macedonia, new orleans, crete
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A Woman's Way (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 111 min.
Story: George is released from prison after 14 years of incarceration for a murder he committed in his small Greek village. He spends his first night out in a cheap downtown hotel in Athens. There he meets Strella, a young transsexual prostitute. They ...
Style: serious, emotional, sincere, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: transsexual, incest, prostitute, starting over, love and romance, hopes, greek, jail, gay, haunted by the past, parents and children, lifestyle ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: greece, europe, athens greece
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 6.8
 8K
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, contemplative
Plot: true love, destiny, love and romance, couple relations, romance, couples, fall in love, female nudity, society, political unrest, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, love story ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s
Place: greece, europe, athens greece
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 8.1
 2K
The King (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Greece
Duration: 130 min.
Story: A 35-year old man, just released from jail, decides to make a clean break from the big city and his troubled past. He retreats to the abandoned village his father came from and moves into an old, collapsing house. Alone, far from the bigger village ...
Style: touching, suspenseful, psychological, sincere, suspense
Plot: prisoner, ex convict, rejection, stranger, fight, isolation, criminal, secret, pariah, drug addict, gang, farmhouse ...
Place: hellas, athens greece, greece
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Christmas Tango (2011)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Greece
Duration: 102 min.
Story: At the time of the Greek junta, in an isolated army camp, a lieutenant forces a soldier to teach him the tango in order to ask the wife of his Colonel to dance with him.
Style: captivating, emotional, psychological, sentimental
Plot: christmas, tango, soldier, lieutenant, gay, dance lesson, love triangle, military, military camp, illness, romance, couples ...
Time: 70s, year 1970
Place: greece, europe, balkan
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 5.7
 2K
Golden Exits (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA, Greece
Duration: 94 min.
Story: An intersectional narrative of two families in Brooklyn and the unraveling of unspoken unhappiness that occurs when a young foreign girl spending time abroad upsets the balance on both sides.
Style: psychological, unusual plot structure, suspense, tense, art house
Plot: husband wife relationship, family relations, australian, loneliness, therapy, multiple storylines, assistant, sister in law, recording studio, birthday, archive, sibling relationship ...
Place: new york, brooklyn new york city
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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: captivating, thought provoking, serious, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: world war two, male nudity, greek, civil war, holocaust, anarchist, time travel, worker, sex crime, betrayal, murder, rape ...
Time: 1940s, 1930s, 50s, year 1952, year 1939 ...
Place: greece, ancient greece, europe
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