Movies about Greece

Movies about Greece
List of the best movies about Greece, selected by visitors to our site: Hercules, Immortals, Clash of the Titans, Alexander, 300, Troy, Oedipus Rex, Alps, Before Midnight, Hercules Reborn.

In the top there are new films of 2021, a plot description and trailers for films that have already been released.

Genre
Country
Hercules (2014)
Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, adventure
CountryUSA, Hungary
Duration01:38

Fourteen hundred years ago, a tormented soul walked the earth that was neither man nor god. Hercules was the powerful son of the god king Zeus, for this he received nothing but suffering his entire life. After twelve arduous labors and the loss of his family, this dark, world-weary soul turned his back on the gods finding his only solace in bloody battle. Over the years he warmed to the company of six similar souls, their only bond being their love of fighting and presence of death. These men and woman never question where they go to fight or why or whom, just how much they will be paid. Now the King of Thrace has hired these mercenaries to train his men to become the greatest army of all time. It is time for this bunch of lost souls to finally have their eyes opened to how far they have fallen when they must train an army to become as ruthless and blood thirsty as their reputation has become.

Immortals (2011)
Markimdb: 6
Genreaction, fantasy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Canada, United Kingdom
Duration01:50

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.

Clash of the Titans (2010)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure
CountryUSA, Spain
Duration01:42

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 unleash hell on earth. Battling unholy demons and fearsome beasts, Perseus and his warriors will only survive if Perseus accepts his power as a god, defies fate and creates his own destiny.

Alexander (2004)
Markimdb: 5.6
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, adventure, military, biography, history
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Germany, Netherlands, France, Italy, Morocco, Thailand
Duration02:55

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.

300 (2006)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genreaction, fantasy, military
CountryUSA
Duration01:57

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 together against the Persians, and helped usher in the world's first democracy.

Troy (2004)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genreaction, melodrama, drama, history
CountryUSA, Malta, United Kingdom
Duration02:43

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 taken by the Trojans, he asks his brother Agamemnom to help him get her back. Agamemnon sees this as an opportunity for power. So they set off with 1,000 ships holding 50,000 Greeks to Troy. With the help of Achilles, the Greeks are able to fight the never before defeated Trojans.

Oedipus Rex (1967)
Markimdb: 7.3
Genredrama
CountryItaly

In pre-war Italy, a young couple have a baby boy. The father, however, is jealous of his son - and the scene moves to antiquity, where the baby is taken into the desert to be killed. He is rescued, given the name Edipo (Oedipus), and brought up by the King and Queen of Corinth as their son. One day an oracle informs Edipo that he is destined to kill his father and marry his mother. Horrified, he flees Corinth and his supposed parents - only to get into a fight and kill an older man on the road...

Alps (2011)
Markimdb: 6.4
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryGreece, France, Canada, USA
Duration01:33

A nurse, a paramedic, a gymnast and her coach offer a service for hire wherein they stand in for dead people by appointment, hired by relatives, friends or colleagues of the deceased, to assist with the grieving process.

Before Midnight (2013)
Markimdb: 7.9
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA, Austria, Luxembourg, Greece
Duration01:49

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.

Hercules Reborn (2014)
Markimdb: 3.4
Genreaction, adventure
CountryUSA

When a young man's bride is kidnapped by an evil king, he turns to Hercules for help. The fallen hero has been living in exile, banished for killing his family, but the young man's courage inspires Hercules. Together, they fight to rescue the bride and reclaim the honor of Hercules.

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The Legend of Hercules (2014)
Markimdb: 4.2
Genreaction, fantasy
CountryUSA, Bulgaria
Duration01:39

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 destiny. He desires only one thing: the love of Hebe, Princess of Crete, who has been promised to his own brother. When Hercules learns of his greater purpose, he must choose: to flee with his true love or to fulfill his destiny and become the true hero of his time. The story behind one of the greatest myths is revealed in this action-packed epic - a tale of love, sacrifice and the strength of the human spirit.

Bourek (2016)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrecomedy
CountryGreece, Cyprus, USA

In this humanistic comedy, set against the backdrop of economic crises and bad news, an extravagant international cast of characters meet, fight, and fall in love, while hiding from the end of the world and other calamities on the tiny Greek island of Khronos.

The Two Faces of January (2014)
Markimdb: 6.2
Genrethriller, melodrama
CountryUnited Kingdom, France, USA
Duration01:36

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.

Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genrecomedy, melodrama, musical
CountryUSA, United Kingdom, Germany
Duration02:38

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.

Caged No More (2016)
Markimdb: 5.5
Genreaction, thriller, drama
CountryUSA, Greece
Duration02:23

Aggie, A 67 year-old Black Cajun, has just stepped into her worst nightmare. Her two granddaughters have disappeared, and the only clue she possesses is a forgotten laptop. Aware she only has a short window of time, she feels helpless to save them as her money and influence are scarce. Desperate to get her girls back, Aggie risks everything to cross paths with Richard and Lottie DuMonde, two of the wealthiest and most connected people in New Orleans. Certainly, once they hear her story, they will help. But what Aggie doesn't foresee is the dark world she's about to step into, or the dangers accompanying the rescue needed to bring her girls home.

Shirley Valentine (1989)
Markimdb: 7.2
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:48

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 begins to see the world, and herself, in a different light.

Electra (1962)
Markimdb: 7.6
Genredrama
CountryGreece, United Kingdom, USA

Living in exile after the death of their father, the grown children of a murdered and usurped king converge to exact eye-for-an-eye revenge.

Spitfire (1995)
Markimdb: 4.9
Genreaction, adventure
CountryUSA
Duration01:35

A sultry assassin is the target of two separate operatives in this globe-trotting action flick shot on location in the Bahamas, Athens, Rome and Hong Kong.

Summer Lovers (1982)
Markimdb: 5.7
Genrecomedy, melodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:38

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 beautiful foreigner. Cathy, unhappy about Lina getting close to Michael, confronts the woman -- only to be unexpectedly wooed by her charms as well.

Hardbodies 2 (1986)
Markimdb: 3.2
Genrecomedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:28

A film crew is travelling from America to Greece to produce a movie. Before their work is done they will have to face many unusual situations, along with numerous opportunities for the actresses to take their clothes off.

National Lampoon's The Legend of Awesomest Maximus (2011)
Markimdb: 4.2
Genreaction, comedy
CountryUSA
Duration01:31

A clueless Trojan general must meet an unbeatable Greek warrior on the battlefield.

Clash of the Titans (1981)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genreaction, fantasy, adventure, family
CountryUnited Kingdom, USA
Duration01:58

To win the right to marry his love, the beautiful princess Andromeda, and fulfil his destiny, Perseus must complete various tasks including taming Pegasus, capturing Medusa's head, and battling the Kraken monster.

A Midsummer Night's Dream (1935)
Markimdb: 6.9
Genrefantasy, comedy, melodrama
CountryUSA
Duration02:22

A film adaptation by Max Reinhardt of his popular stage productions of Shakespeare's comedy. Four young people escape Athens to a forest where the king and queen of the fairies are quarreling, while meanwhile a troupe of amateur actors rehearses a play. When the fairy Puck uses a magic flower to make people fall in love, the whole thing becomes a little bit confused...

Alexander the Great (1956)
Markimdb: 5.8
Genredrama, military, biography, history
CountrySpain, USA
Duration02:21

He was a fierce military commander who led huge armies into battle without a single defeat; a magnificent warrior who many believed was part god - this was Alexander the Great (Richard Burton), the legendary Greek hero hailed by his countrymen as "The King of Kings". Born in 356 B.C. into a turbulent world of political unrest, educated by Aristotle (Barry Jones) and chosen to lead his people in the grand tradition of his powerful father (Fredric March), this glamorous world conqueror rose above all conflict to unite the continents of Europe and Asia to become one of the most celebrated rulers of all time! Written, produced and directed by Oscar - winner Robert Rossen and featuring the extraordinary Claire Bloom and a remarkable cast of thousands, this stunning portrait of one of history's most fascinating figures is colossal entertainment and an amazing spectacle.

The Greek Tycoon (1978)
Markimdb: 5.4
Genremelodrama, drama
CountryUSA
Duration01:47

A lusty Greek shipping magnate courts the widow of an assassinated U.S. president.

Zorba the Greek (1964)
Markimdb: 7.7
Genrecomedy, drama
CountryGreece, USA
Duration02:22

An uptight English writer traveling to Crete on a matter of business finds his life changed forever when he meets the gregarious Alexis Zorba.

Isle of the Dead (1945)
Markimdb: 6.5
Genrehorror, thriller, drama, detective
CountryUSA

On a Greek island during the 1912 war, several people are trapped by quarantine for the plague. If that isn't enough worry, one of the people—a superstitious old peasant—suspects a young woman of being a vampiric demon.

The 300 Spartans (1962)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama, adventure, military, history
CountryUSA
Duration01:54

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.

In the Fade (2017)
Markimdb: 7.1
Genredrama, crime
CountryGermany, France
Duration01:21

Katja's life falls apart in the blink of an eye when two neo-Nazis kill her husband and 6-year-old son in a bomb attack. Her quest for justice soon pushes her to the edge as the two suspects stand trial for murder.

Suntan (2016)
Markimdb: 6.6
Genredrama
CountryGreece, Germany
Duration01:41

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 falls in love with Anna, a 19-year-old goddess.




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