top 50 - greek moviesby giorgosmax | created - 26 Nov 2012 | updated - 26 Nov 2012 | Public
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1. Evdokia (1971)
97 min | Drama, Romance
In the tumultuous years of the Greek military junta, an unconventional couple is torn between the complexities of love, life and suffocating societal relations.
2. O Megalexandros (1980)
235 min | Drama
Based on some historical events, the film gives a romanticized biography of Theodoros Kolokotronis, a Greek historical hero serving as a metaphor for Greece herself. Based on a circular ... See full summary »
3. 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.
4. ...mehri to ploio (1966)
89 min | Drama
A gruff highlander leaves his village and heads to the town and harbor where he will embark for Australia. We follow his descent to the sea through three stories. At first, he works with a ... See full summary »
5. O thiasos (1975)
230 min | Drama, History, Music
Greece 1939 - 1952 Fascist, Nazi, Communist conflict as seen through a family of travelling provincial players
6. Agelastos petra (2000)
87 min | Documentary
A documentary about Eleusina. The past and the present, in complete antithesis, coexist in a place spoiled by modern industry but which long ago hosted the Eleusinian Mysteries, the secret ... See full summary »
7. I fotografia (1986)
102 min | Drama
Ilias Apostolou, a young furrier who has had a hard time under the dictatorship, leaves Castoria in 1971 to emigrate to France, where he hopes to join a distant relative of his, Gerassimos ... See full summary »
8. Iniohos (1995)
180 min | Adventure, Drama, War
The story of a Greek from 1941 on. Hniochos, still a student is captured by the Italians and imprisoned. In prison he will take the first hard lessons and acquire a life stance in the light of energy. He escapes and becomes a guerrilla.
9. 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 »
10. Anaparastasi (1970)
100 min | Crime, Drama
A woman murders her husband, upon his return home after a long absence, with the complicity of the lover who has relieved her loneliness. Costas Ghoussis, an emigrant recently returned to ... See full summary »
11. Rembetiko (1983)
110 min | Biography, Drama, History
The story of a group of Rembetes, singers and musicians of the Greek equivalent to the blues, in the early decades of the 20th century, seen through the eyes of a young female singer.
12. Proti yli (2011)
78 min | Documentary
The state and business corruption in Greece that enriches by the metal recycling at the expense of a social margin which, while implementing the recycling, lives in extreme deprivation.
13. To meteoro vima tou pelargou (1991)
143 min | Drama, Romance
A reporter stuck in a border town with an overcrowding of refugees sees a man he believes to be a long lost politician.
14. 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.
15. Karkalou (1984)
85 min | Drama
16. Balamos (1982)
82 min | Fantasy
17. Thanos and Despina (1967)
96 min | Drama
Katina, an impoverished Greek woman, tries to arrange the marrage of her shepherd son, Thanos, to Despina, the daughter of a wealthy landowner. But when Despina's father, Vlahopoulos ... See full summary »
18. Hora proelefsis (2010)
106 min | Drama, Thriller
In a country shaken by major political events, three generations of a Greek family clash over an inside-the-family adoption.
19. Parvas, agoni grammi (2008)
78 min | Documentary
The daily life of a family who resides in Chora of Amorgos.
Director: Gerasimos Rigas
20. 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 »
Nikos G. Nikolaidis
21. O melissokomos (1986)
122 min | Drama
A bee keeper, Spiros, travels from the north to the south of Greece with his bees to meet the spring.
22. To dendro pou pligoname (1986)
75 min | Drama
23. Days of 36 (1972)
105 min | Drama, History
It is 1936 in Greece, shortly before the Metaxas' dictatorship. A former drug trafficker and police informer, Sofianos, is in prison because of the assassination of a trade unionist during ... See full summary »
24. I timi tis agapis (1984)
110 min | Drama, Romance
The wife of an alcoholic and mother of four (Toula Stathopoulou) is a factory worker in Corfu at the beginning of the 20th century. A fallen noble man who has fallen on hard times (Stratis ... See full summary »
25. Karavan Sarai (1986)
115 min | Drama
26. I psyhi sto stoma (2006)
117 min | Drama
Takis is trapped. Takis tries to escape. Takis wants money.
27. The Fear (1966)
102 min | Crime, Drama
In this disturbing family drama, a prosperous middle-aged farmer takes up gambling and whoring at the expense of his devoted second wife. Meanwhile, his son the pervert becomes fascinated ... See full summary »
28. To vlemma tou Odyssea (1995)
Unrated | 176 min | Drama, War
An exiled filmmaker finally returns to his home country where former mysteries and afflictions of his early life come back to haunt him once more.
Votes: 5,053 | Gross: $0.04M
29. 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 »
30. 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?
31. To proxenio tis Annas (1972)
87 min | Drama
Anna is a servant of an old lady for ten years. The old lady chooses a man for Anna.
32. 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 »
33. Parangelia! (1980)
87 min | Crime, Drama
The real story of Nikos Koemtzis, who one night knifed a company of men in a tavern, just because they wanted to dance on the song he had "ordered" from the musicians.
34. 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: 56,524 | Gross: $0.11M
35. Ta kourelia tragoudane akoma... (1979)
123 min | Adventure, Crime, Drama
Five friends (representatives of the Fifties generation) now in their forties, get together after many years of silence. One shows up from jail, where he has been entering and exiting for ... See full summary »
36. Dekapentavgoustos (2001)
106 min | Drama
Three couples flee Athens for the summer, and their journeys change their lives forever.
37. Diorthosi (2007)
87 min | Drama
38. Wasted Youth (2011)
122 min | Drama
Harris, a 16 year old boy spends his day skateboarding aimlessly around Athens with his friends. Vassilis, a middle aged cop, is frustrated with his dead-end job and crammed in his small apartment with his family.
Argyris Papadimitropoulos & Jan Vogel
39. O kipos tou Theou (1994)
117 min | Drama, Action, Fantasy
It's Christmas time. Shortie, Beanpole, Alekos and Sinoue, everyday people, decide to reinvent themselves because in the garden of god everything seems the same. They play ball, keep notes,... See full summary »
40. Still Looking for Morphine (2001)
119 min | Drama
Ricky rides her motorcycle among real and imagined dangers, to arrive unscathed, but unalterably changed, at the end of summer. The unrelenting wind of the season disrupts a landscape of ... See full summary »
41. Ti ekanes ston polemo Thanasi (1971)
85 min | Comedy, Drama
A wild tale of mistaken identity set during the Nazi occupation of Greece and starring the great Thanasis Vengos. Thanasis is called upon, during the Occupation, to testify at the trial of ... See full summary »
42. Ap' to hioni (1993)
90 min | Drama
This film follows a few men from Albania as they travel to Greece looking for a better life in Athens.
43. To ergostasio (1981)
101 min | Drama
44. Oi apenanti (1981)
121 min | Drama, Romance
From the opposite apartment, a young man observes the daily life of an unsuspected woman. Will she ever know his existence?
45. Attenberg (2010)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama, Romance
Stuck in her boring factory town, twenty-three-year-old Marina is at the mercy of both her father's impending death and her distaste for other humans.
Votes: 4,941 | Gross: $0.02M
Athina Rachel Tsangari
46. 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 »
47. Byron, i balada enos daimonismenou (1992)
138 min | Biography, Drama
Poet Lord Byron decides to fight with the Greek revolutionaries in Missolonghi against the Turks but instead the glorious battle wrestles with fever and his own demons.
48. Loufa kai parallagi (1984)
99 min | Comedy
The "adventures" of some friends during their military service.
49. Enas erodios gia tin Germania (1988)
90 min | Comedy, Drama
The chronicle of Loukas Kostoglou, a publisher devoted to poetry, and Marios, his assistant, who is love with Nina.
50. Macherovgaltis (2010)
108 min | Drama
Following his father's death, Nikos leaves the provinces to work in Athens guarding his brutish uncle's dogs. Nikos finds the dynamic of his relationship with his uncle changing when his uncle's wife draws closer to him.