top 50 - greek movies

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1.
Evdokia (1971)
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A prostitute (Evdokia) meets a sergeant (Yorgos). They fall in love and get married after a short love affair... (97 mins.)
Director: Alexis Damianos
“ Alexis Damianos ” - giorgosmax
 
2.
Alexander the Great (1980)
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Based on some historical events, the film gives a romanticized biography of Theodoros Kolokotronis,... (235 mins.)
“ Theodoros Angelopoulos ” - giorgosmax
 
3.
The Ogre of Athens (1956)
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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. (103 mins.)
“ Nikos Koundouros ” - giorgosmax
 
4.
Cornerstone (1966)
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A gruff highlander leaves his village and heads to the town and harbor where he will embark for Australia... (89 mins.)
Director: Alexis Damianos
“ Alexis Damianos ” - giorgosmax
 
5.
The Travelling Players (1975)
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Greece 1939 - 1952 Fascist, Nazi, Communist conflict as seen through a family of travelling provincial players (230 mins.)
“ Theodoros Angelopoulos ” - giorgosmax
 
6.
Mourning Rock (2000 Documentary)
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A documentary about Eleusina. The past and the present, in complete antithesis, coexist in a place spoiled... (87 mins.)
“ Filippos Koutsaftis ” - giorgosmax
 
7.
I fotografia (1986)
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Ilias Apostolou, a young furrier who has had a hard time under the dictatorship, leaves Castoria in 1971 to emigrate to France... (102 mins.)
Director: Nikos Papatakis
“ Nikos Papatakis ” - giorgosmax
 
8.
The Charioteer (1995)
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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. (180 mins.)
Director: Alexis Damianos
“ Alexis Damianos ” - giorgosmax
 
9.
I earini synaxis ton agrofylakon (1999)
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This film takes place at a small village at the greek island of Chios, sometime around 1960. When the local field watchman dies... (178 mins.)
“ Dimos Avdeliodis ” - giorgosmax
 
10.
Reconstruction (1970)
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A woman murders her husband, upon his return home after a long absence, with the complicity of the lover who has relieved her loneliness... (100 mins.)
“ Theodoros Angelopoulos ” - giorgosmax
 
11.
Rembetiko (1983)
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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. (110 mins.)
Director: Costas Ferris
“ Costas Ferris ” - giorgosmax
 
12.
Raw Material (2011 Documentary)
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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. (78 mins.)
“ Hristos Karakepelis ” - giorgosmax
 
13.
The Suspended Step of the Stork (1991)
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Alexandre, a TV reporter, is working for a few days in a border town, where a lot of refugees from Albania... (143 mins.)
“ Theodoros Angelopoulos ” - giorgosmax
 
14.
Voyage to Cythera (1984)
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An old communist returns to Greece after 32 years in the Soviet Union. However, things aren't the way he had hoped for. (120 mins.)
“ Theodoros Angelopoulos ” - giorgosmax
 
15.
Karkalou (1984)
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(85 mins.)
Director: Stavros Tornes
“ Stavros Tornes ” - giorgosmax
 
16.
Balamos (1982)
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(82 mins.)
Director: Stavros Tornes
“ Stavros Tornes ” - giorgosmax
 
17.
Thanos and Despina (1967)
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Katina, an impoverished Greek woman, tries to arrange the marrage of her shepherd son, Thanos, to Despina... (120 mins.)
Director: Nikos Papatakis
“ Nikos Papatakis ” - giorgosmax
 
18.
Homeland (2010)
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In a country shaken by major political events, three generations of a Greek family clash over an inside-the-family adoption. (106 mins.)
“ Syllas Tzoumerkas ” - giorgosmax
 
19.
Parvas (2008 Documentary)
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The daily life of a family who resides in Chora of Amorgos. (78 mins.)
Director: Gerasimos Rigas
“ Gerasimos Rigas ” - giorgosmax
 
20.
Sweet Bunch (1983)
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The diary of the life and death of a group of "amoral" young people, who have reached the point of no... (154 mins.)
“ Nikos G. Nikolaidis ” - giorgosmax
 
21.
The Beekeeper (1986)
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A bee keeper, Spiros, travels from the north to the south of Greece with his bees to meet the spring. (140 mins.)
“ Theodoros Angelopoulos ” - giorgosmax
 
22.
“ Dimos Avdeliodis ” - giorgosmax
 
23.
Days of 36 (1972)
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It is 1936 in Greece, shortly before the Metaxas' dictatorship. A former drug trafficker and police informer... (105 mins.)
“ Theodoros Angelopoulos ” - giorgosmax
 
24.
I timi tis agapis (1984)
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The wife of an alcoholic and mother of four (Toula Stathopoulou) is a factory worker in Corfu at the beginning of the 20th century... (110 mins.)
Director: Tonia Marketaki
“ Tonia Marketaki ” - giorgosmax
 
25.
Caravan Serai (1986)
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(115 mins.)
Director: Tasos Psarras
“ Tasos Psarras ” - giorgosmax
 
26.
Soul Kicking (2006)
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Takis is trapped. Takis tries to escape. Takis wants money. (117 mins.)
“ Yannis Economides ” - giorgosmax
 
27.
The Fear (1966)
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In this disturbing family drama, a prosperous middle-aged farmer takes up gambling and whoring at the expense of his devoted second wife... (116 mins.)
“ Kostas Manoussakis ” - giorgosmax
 
28.
Ulysses' Gaze (1995)
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A, a Greek filmmaker living in exile in the United States, returns to his native Ptolemas to attend... (176 mins.)
“ Theodoros Angelopoulos ” - giorgosmax
 
29.
The King (2002)
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A 35-year old man, just released from jail, decides to make a clean break from the big city and his troubled past... (130 mins.)
“ Nikos Grammatikos ” - giorgosmax
 
30.
The Idlers of the Fertile Valley (1978)
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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? (118 mins.)
“ Nikos Panayotopoulos ” - giorgosmax
 
31.
To proxenio tis Annas (1972)
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Anna is a servant of an old lady for ten years. The old lady chooses a man for Anna. (82 mins.)
“ Pantelis Voulgaris ” - giorgosmax
 
32.
Matchbox (2002)
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Dimitris, a grumpy middle-aged man, is having a hard time with his business partner on a particular... (80 mins.)
“ Yannis Economides ” - giorgosmax
 
33.
Parangelia! (1980)
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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. (87 mins.)
Director: Pavlos Tasios
“ Pavlos Tasios ” - giorgosmax
 
34.
Dogtooth (2009)
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Three teenagers live isolated, without leaving their house, because their over-protective parents say they can only leave when their dogtooth falls out. (94 mins.)
“ Giorgos Lanthimos ” - giorgosmax
 
35.
The Thrushes Are Still Singing (1979)
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Five friends (representatives of the Fifties generation) now in their forties, get together after many years of silence... (123 mins.)
“ Nikos Nikolaidis ” - giorgosmax
 
36.
One Day in August (2001)
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Three couples flee Athens for the summer, and their journeys change their lives forever. (106 mins.)
“ Constantine Giannaris ” - giorgosmax
 
37.
Correction (2007)
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(87 mins.)
“ Thanos Anastopoulos ” - giorgosmax
 
38.
Wasted Youth (2011)
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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. (122 mins.)
“ Argyris Papadimitropoulos & Jan Vogel ” - giorgosmax
 
39.
The Garden of God (1994)
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It's Christmas time. Shortie, Beanpole, Alekos and Sinoue, everyday people, decide to reinvent themselves... (117 mins.)
“ Takis Spiridakis ” - giorgosmax
 
40.
Still Looking for Morphine (2001)
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Ricky rides her motorcycle among real and imagined dangers, to arrive unscathed, but unalterably changed... (119 mins.)
Director: Yannis Fagras
“ Yannis Fagras ” - giorgosmax
 
41.
Ti ekanes ston polemo Thanasi (1971)
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A wild tale of mistaken identity set during the Nazi occupation of Greece and starring the great Thanasis Vengos... (85 mins.)
“ Dinos Katsouridis ” - giorgosmax
 
42.
From the Snow (1993)
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This film follows a few men from Albania as they travel to Greece looking for a better life in Athens. (90 mins.)
“ Sotiris Goritsas ” - giorgosmax
 
43.
To ergostasio (1981)
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(101 mins.)
Director: Tasos Psarras
“ Tasos Psarras ” - giorgosmax
 
44.
A Foolish Love (1981)
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The story of a young man who every day watches the inhabitants of the apartment across the street. They have a very beautiful daughter... (121 mins.)
“ Giorgos Panousopoulos ” - giorgosmax
 
45.
Attenberg (2010)
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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. (97 mins.)
“ Athina Rachel Tsangari ” - giorgosmax
 
46.
Truants (1996)
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The story follows the sporadic reunions of six friends during the seven year period of their integration into society... (115 mins.)
“ Nikos Grammatikos ” - giorgosmax
 
47.
“ Nikos Koundouros ” - giorgosmax
 
48.
Loaf and Camouflage (1984)
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The "adventures" of some friends during their military service. (99 mins.)
Director: Nicos Perakis
“ Nicos Perakis ” - giorgosmax
 
49.
A Heron for Germany (1988)
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The chronicle of Loukas Kostoglou, a publisher devoted to poetry, and Marios, his assistant, who is love with Nina. (90 mins.)
Director: Stavros Tornes
“ Stavros Tornes ” - giorgosmax
 
50.
Knifer (2010)
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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. (108 mins.)
“ Yannis Economides ” - giorgosmax