Best Greek Films Ever Madeby JesusChristTheSecond | created - 04 Feb 2011 | updated - 18 Aug 2013 | Public
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1. Kynodontas (2009)
Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Thriller
Three teenagers live isolated, without leaving their house, because their over-protective parents say they can only leave when their dogtooth falls out.
Votes: 56,479 | Gross: $0.11M
one of these movies that it is best to know the least things possible before you see them
2. Istoria 52 (2008)
97 min | Mystery, Thriller
Love leads to madness when an unstable man falls for an unsuspecting woman in this thriller from Greece.
Sometimes your mind is the most dangerous place to be
3. PVC-1 (2007)
85 min | Drama, Thriller
Shot in real time, PVC-1 is based on the true story of a woman who is turned into a human time bomb in a bizarre act of terrorism.
Shot in real time, PVC-1 is based on the true story of a woman who is turned into a human time bomb in a bizarre act of terrorism
4. O vasilias (2002)
130 min | Drama
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 ... See full summary »
A 35-year old man, just released from jail, decides to make a clean break from the big city and his troubled past
5. I earini synaxis ton agrofylakon (1999)
178 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
This film takes place at a small village at the greek island of Chios, sometime around 1960. When the local field watchman dies, the agronomist must assign a new field watchman to be ... See full summary »
transmits that characteristic Greek tranquility and peace
6. Spirtokouto (2002)
80 min | Drama
Dimitris, a grumpy middle-aged man, is having a hard time with his business partner on a particular decision as to opening a new business; and he's also having a hell of a time with his ... See full summary »
Spirtokouto (original title)
"Never before such realistic movie and dialogues heard in Greek cinema"
7. As perimenoun oi gynaikes! (1998)
87 min | Comedy
End of July, and it's holiday time. Panos and Michalis are brothers-in-law from Thessaloniki and run a small business together. Brimming over with high spirits, they leave for Thasos to ... See full summary »
Great satire of the modern greek -tsifteteli, souvlaki, xavale- society given with a great political sense and fair doses of clever humour
8. Apontes (1996)
115 min | Drama
The story follows the sporadic reunions of six friends during the seven year period of their integration into society. The reunions take place on their ancestral island, the setting of ... See full summary »
The story follows the sporadic reunions of six friends during the seven year period of their integration into society
9. Taxidi sta Kythira (1984)
120 min | Drama
An old communist returns to Greece after 32 years in the Soviet Union. However, things aren't the way he had hoped for.
powerful, "poetic" sequences of alienation and solitude
10. Glykia symmoria (1983)
154 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
The diary of the life and death of a group of "amoral" young people, who have reached the point of no return and seek something to believe in and to die for. Their behavior brings them to ... See full summary »
probably one of the most beautiful gangland movies ever made
11. Oi tembelides tis eforis koiladas (1978)
118 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A father moves with his three sons and their beautiful, hard working servant in a big, old house in the countryside, where a weird drowsiness seems to occupy the four men. Will it be possible for one of them to break free?
It's one not to miss, an unknown gem
12. Lola (1964)
104 min | Drama
After three long and miserable years of incarceration, a betrayed man finally gets released from prison, thirsting for revenge and his only true love.
a man who is released after some years in jail and returns to the lion's den to reclaim the woman he loved
13. Never on Sunday (1960)
Not Rated | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
An American scholar in Greece sets about improving the prostitute with whom he is infatuated.
An American scholar in Greece sets about improving a prostitute he's infatuated with
14. The Ogre of Athens (1956)
103 min | Crime, Drama
A peaceful, frightened little man is mistakenly identified as "the dragon", a notorious criminal at large. He briefly and reluctantly rules the underworld until they realize their mistake.
A peaceful, frightened little man (Dinos Iliopoulos) is mistakenly identified as "the dragon"
15. Stella (1955)
90 min | Drama, Romance
The story of a young, wild woman who doesn't want to compromise and settle down. Stella is a restless, rebellious Greek woman who plays with men and enjoys her life as much as she can. But ... See full summary »
The story of a young,wild woman who doesn't want to compromise and settle down
16. Istoria mias kalpikis liras (1955)
127 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Four stories, humorous, romantic or dramatic, are linked by a counterfeit gold sovereign. It is made by the honest engraver in the first story, seduced by the charms of a young widow, and ... See full summary »
Four stories, humorous, romantic or dramatic, are linked by a counterfeit gold sovereign