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1. The Two Faces of January (2014)

PG-13 | 96 min | Romance, Thriller

6.2
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A thriller centered on a con artist, his wife, and a stranger who flee Athens after one of them is caught up in the death of a private detective.

Writers: Hossein Amini, Patricia Highsmith | Director: Hossein Amini | Stars: Viggo Mortensen, Kirsten Dunst, Oscar Isaac, Daisy Bevan

Votes: 17,781

2. Zorba the Greek (1964)

Unrated | 142 min | Adventure, Drama

7.8
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An uptight English writer traveling to Crete on a matter of business finds his life changed forever when he meets the gregarious Alexis Zorba.

Writers: Nikos Kazantzakis, Mihalis Kakogiannis | Director: Mihalis Kakogiannis | Stars: Anthony Quinn, Alan Bates, Irene Papas, Lila Kedrova

Votes: 14,198

3. The Moon-Spinners (1964)

G | 118 min | Family, Mystery, Romance

6.9
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Young English girl Nikky and her aunt arrive at the Moon-Spinners, a hotel on Crete, to a less than enthusiastic welcome. The coolness of the owner is only out-done by the surliness of her ... See full summary »

Writers: Michael Dyne, Mary Stewart | Director: James Neilson | Stars: Hayley Mills, Eli Wallach, Pola Negri, Peter McEnery

Votes: 1,347

4. Max Schmeling (2010)

Not Rated | 123 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

4.8
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Max Schmeling's fights against Joe Louis are listed in the best 10 ten fights of all times.

Writer: Timo Berndt | Director: Uwe Boll | Stars: Henry Maske, Heino Ferch, Susanne Wuest, Vladimir Weigl

Votes: 800

5. El Greco (2007)

119 min | Biography, Drama

6.7
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The story of the uncompromising artist and fighter for freedom, Domenicos Theotokopoulos, known to the world as "El Greco".

Writers: Dimitris Nollas, Phil Parker, Panagiotis Pashidis, Jackie Pavlenko, Dimitris Siatopoulos, Yannis Smaragdis | Director: Yannis Smaragdis | Stars: Nick Ashdon, Juan Diego Botto, Laia Marull, Lakis Lazopoulos

Votes: 2,750

6. The Storyteller: Greek Myths (1990 TV Mini-Series)

95 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

8.3
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A storyteller in a labyrinth tells his dog the stories of Perseus and Medusa, Icarus and Daedalus, Theseus and the Minotaur, and Orpheus and Euridyce.

Creator: Anthony Minghella | Stars: Michael Gambon, Brian Henson, David Greenaway, Frances Barber

Votes: 908

7. Programmed to Kill (1987)

R | 91 min | Sci-Fi, Action

3.7
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A middle eastern female terrorist is captured by the CIA in Greece, after an attack on a marketplace. Transported back to the USA, the terrorist undergoes an operation where she is ... See full summary »

Writer: Robert Short | Directors: Allan Holzman, Robert Short | Stars: Robert Ginty, Sandahl Bergman, James Booth, Alex Courtney

Votes: 265

8. Night Ambush (1957)

Unrated | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.6
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Led by British officers, partisans on Crete plan to kidnap the island's German commander and smuggle him to Cairo to embarrass the occupiers.

Writers: W. Stanley Moss, Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Directors: Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger | Stars: Dirk Bogarde, Marius Goring, David Oxley, Dimitri Andreas

Votes: 1,026

9. For the Love of Benji (1977)

G | 85 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

5.8
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Benji sniffs out a bogus CIA agent in Athens, Greece.

Writers: Joe Camp, Ben Vaughn | Director: Joe Camp | Stars: Patsy Garrett, Benjean, Art Vasil, Allen Fiuzat

Votes: 650

10. Kaptara (2013)

94 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

7.2
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The epic myth of the Minotaur brought to life through computer animation.

Writers: Patrick Canning, James de Ciutiis | Director: Patrick Canning | Stars: Jonathan Lipow, Clare Fogerty, Lani Minella, Isaac C. Singleton Jr.

Votes: 80

11. Tis agapis mahairia (2006–2007)

45 min | Drama, Romance

5.4
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Stars: Kostas Sommer, Fei Zafeirakou, Giannis Voglis, Spiros Focás

Votes: 114

12. Victory Through Air Power (1943)

70 min | Documentary, Animation, History

6.9
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An animated documentary promoting of the soundness of strategic aerial bombing in World War II.

Writers: Alexander de Seversky, Perce Pearce, T. Hee, Erdman Penner, William Cottrell, James Bodrero, Vernon Stallings | Directors: James Algar, Clyde Geronimi, Jack Kinney, H.C. Potter | Stars: Alexander de Seversky, Art Baker, Billy Mitchell

Votes: 543

13. He Who Must Die (1957)

122 min | Drama

7.4
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Greece, in the 1920's, is occupied by the Turks. The country is in turmoil with entire villages uprooted. The site of the movie is a Greek village that conducts a passion play each year. ... See full summary »

Writers: Ben Barzman, Jules Dassin, Nikos Kazantzakis, André Obey | Director: Jules Dassin | Stars: Jean Servais, Carl Möhner, Grégoire Aslan, Gert Fröbe

Votes: 455

14. Forbidden Sun (1989)

R | 88 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

4.8
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After a rape at a girl's gymnastics school, questions arise and bring to light ancient Cretan rituals.

Writers: Robin Hardy, Jesse Lasky Jr., Pat Silver | Director: Zelda Barron | Stars: Lauren Hutton, Cliff De Young, Svetislav Goncic, Robert Beltran

Votes: 74

15. My Son, the Hero (1962)

111 min | Adventure, Fantasy

6.5
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An evil king makes a bargain with a devil in order to get away with murdering his wife.

Writers: Ennio De Concini, Duccio Tessari | Director: Duccio Tessari | Stars: Pedro Armendáriz, Giuliano Gemma, Antonella Lualdi, Serge Nubret

Votes: 273

16. Beware of Greeks Bearing Guns (2000)

82 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama

5.7
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A woman, obsessed with tracking down the man who she claims killed her husband, targets her eldest grandson as her instrument of revenge.

Writers: Tom Galbraith, Lakis Lazopoulos | Director: John Tatoulis | Stars: Lakis Lazopoulos, Zoe Carides, John Bluthal, Claudia Buttazzoni

Votes: 503

17. The 11th Day (2005)

72 min | Documentary, War

8.3
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"The 11th Day" chronicles the story of the men, women, and children of the Cretan civilian resistance movement and their relentless battle against Nazi occupation forces from 1941-1945.

Writer: Michael Epperson | Director: Christos Epperson | Stars: Chase Brandon, Patrick Leigh-Fermor, George Tzitzikas, Andre Gerolymatos

Votes: 71

18. Cool (2007)

100 min | Comedy

4.7
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The film follows the parallel and entwining stories as well as the common fates of some very different young people for 24 hours in the summertime: from the prison to the corridors of the ... See full summary »

Writer: Nicos Perakis | Director: Nicos Perakis | Stars: Yannis Tsimitselis, Vasso Kavalieratou, Andreas Konstantinou, Eftyhia Yakoumi

Votes: 377

19. Bang-Bang Wedding! (2008)

89 min | Comedy, Romance

5.0
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Writer: Ifigeneia Kotsoni | Director: Christine Crokos | Stars: Alex Dimitriades, Fay Ksila, Yorgos Karamihos, Betty Maggira

Votes: 418

20. Theseus (2015)

Adventure | Announced

The epic mythical adventure of the ancient Greek hero Theseus.

Writer: Kira Madallo Sesay

21. First Time Godfather (2007)

86 min | Comedy, Drama

5.5
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Brought up in California, offspring of an important political family, 11 year old Alex travels to Crete in order to baptize the baby child of a local cacique and parliamentary candidate. He... See full summary »

Writers: Mihalis Kopidakis, Olga Malea, Eva Nathena, Nikos Papandreou | Director: Olga Malea | Stars: Antonis Kafetzopoulos, Eleni Kastani, Tex Pardue, Manos Gavras

Votes: 428

22. Hell in the Aegean (1970)

86 min | Drama, War

5.6
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In May 1941, after the fall of the mainland just before the Germans entered Athens, promising a bold freshman, Nikiforos Kallergis (Christos Politis) leaves with his classmates from the ... See full summary »

Writers: Stamatis Filippoulis, Ignacio F. Iquino, Vasilis Manousakis, Siro Marcellini, Juliana San José de la Fuente, Ornella Zanelli | Director: Vasilis Georgiadis | Stars: Hristos Politis, Stephanos Stratigos, Giorgos Tzortzis, Giota Soimoiri

Votes: 60

23. Eleftherios Venizelos: 1910-1927 (1980)

175 min | Biography, History

6.1
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Writer: Pantelis Voulgaris | Director: Pantelis Voulgaris | Stars: Minas Christidis, Giannis Voglis, Dimitris Myrat, Manos Katrakis

Votes: 103

24. The Sun of Death (1978)

115 min | Drama

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Writers: Dinos Dimopoulos, Pantelis Prevelakis | Director: Dinos Dimopoulos | Stars: Nelly Angelidou, Nikitas Tsakiroglou, Thanasis Benetatos, Olga Tournaki

25. Idomeneo, re di Creta: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (2009 TV Movie)

188 min | Drama, Music

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Writer: Abbate Varesco | Director: Don Kent | Stars: Richard Croft, Yann Beuron, Sophie Karthäuser, Mireille Delunsch

26. Under the Grecian Sun: Crete (2015 Video)

Romance

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Writer: Cynthia Daddona | Directors: Cynthia Daddona, James Stathis | Stars: Cynthia Daddona, James Stathis

27. Year of Siege (1962)

28 min | Documentary, Short

6.0
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Writer: Donald Brittain | Stars: Budd Knapp, Karl Bodenschatz, Wilhelm Brückner, Winston Churchill

Votes: 7

28. Isles in the Midst of the Great Green Sea (1995)

Documentary, Short

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Documentary filmmaker Jeffrey Gold explores the Thera (Santorini) eruption of 1628 B.C., an eruption that had greater impact on the annals of world history than the eruptions of Mounts ... See full summary »

Writer: Jeffrey Gold | Director: Jeffrey Gold | Star: Richard Lyon Daly

29. Eagle of the Enslaved (1970)

106 min | Drama, Romance, War

3.7
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Manolis Sgouros, the youngest descendant of a generation of free Cretans, returns, as a young man now, to the land of his ancestors and becomes overseer of Captain Thanasis' estate, to whom... See full summary »

Writer: Panos Kontellis | Director: Orestis Laskos | Stars: Nikos Xanthopoulos, Ketty Papanika, Stephanos Stratigos, Yorgos Moutsios

Votes: 27

30. Iroiki Kriti (1944)

13 min | Documentary, Short

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Documentary about Crete just after the Liberation. Destruction and desolation. Moreover, the film depicts the graveyard of the Germans, which by now has been destroyed.

Director: Elias Pergantis

31. Mimetoliths (2006)

59 min | Documentary

8.4
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The mysteries of ancient Greece come alive via Mimetoliths on Crete.

Writer: Byron Ayanoglu | Director: Algis Kemezys

Votes: 5

32. Samoure (2005)

25 min | Short, Drama

7.9
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Thomas has always had a passion about Japanese warriors called Samurai. His uniqueness in a small community of a village in Crete causes conflict. The villagers' attitude towards him is not... See full summary »

Writer: Theo Papadoulakis | Director: Theo Papadoulakis | Stars: Thomas Leikos, Katerina Badogianni, Mathios Badogiannis, Andypas Damosidis

Votes: 83

33. Stivania (2011)

Documentary, Short

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Mr Nickos is the last traditional shoemaker in Crete, Greece. In his lifetime he has made thousands of boots and he can tell many stories about those who wore them. Mr Nickos can't travel ... See full summary »

Writers: Evaggelia Pylarinou, Victoria Vellopoulou | Director: Victoria Vellopoulou | Star: Nikos Gialedakis

34. Faces of Myth (2004 Video)

59 min | Adventure

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The Mysteries of Crete and it's legends as told by the local inhabitants.

Writer: Byron Ayanoglu | Director: Algis Kemezys

35. Crazy Blood (1963)

90 min | Comedy

7.8
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The adventures of a young Cretan Casanova.

Writer: Manolis Scouloudis | Director: Manolis Scouloudis | Stars: Manos Katrakis, Ilia Livykou, Alkis Yannakas, Cleo Scouloudi

Votes: 33

36. The Cretan Plays of Action (1966 TV Movie)

Drama

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Writer: Arden Winch | Director: Derek Bennett | Stars: Neil Stacy, Michael Coles, Griffith Davies, Roy Dotrice

37. Crete on Fire (1947)

75 min | Drama, War

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Writer: Antonis Papadantonakis | Director: Antonis Papadantonakis | Stars: Nikos Efthimiou, Rena Galani, Alekos Karavitis, Giorgos Anaktoridis

38. Idomeneo, re di Creta (2005 Video)

166 min | Drama, Fantasy, Music

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Writers: Abbate Varesco, Giambattista Varesco | Director: Tiziano Mancini | Stars: Kurt Streit, Angeles Blanca Gulin, Iano Tamar, Sonia Ganassi

39. The Battle of Olympus (1988 Video Game)

Adventure, Fantasy

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Votes: 12

41. Lost Worlds (2006– )
Episode: Atlantis (2006)

Documentary, History

7.7
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Ancient civilizations on the islands of Crete and Santorini, which may have formed the basis for the myth of Atlantis, return to computer-simulated life.

Votes: 15

42. Sailor of Fortune (1955– )
Episode: Crete Story (1958)

30 min | Adventure, Drama

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Director: John Guillermin | Stars: Lorne Greene, Esmond Knight, Rupert Davies, Jack MacGowran

43. Terra X - Rätsel alter Weltkulturen (1982– )
Episode: Die Macht der Elemente - 3/4 - Erde (2011)

Documentary, History

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The earth itself plays a major part in steering civilizations. tectonic activity has massive geological and climatological consequences. The minerals thus made available, especially metals,... See full summary »

Star: Dirk Steffens

44. We Are the Star (1988– )
Episode: Icarus (1989)

12 min | Animation

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Creator: Michel Ocelot | Director: Michel Ocelot | Stars: Arlette Mirapeu, Philippe Cheytion, Yves Barsacq

45. The Metropolitan Opera Presents (1977– )
Episode: Idomeneo (1982)

183 min | Music

8.5
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Returning home from the Trojan Wars during a storm, Idomeneo, the king of Crete, vows to sacrifice to Neptune (the Greek god Poseidon) the first living creature he meets ashore in return ... See full summary »

Writer: Abbate Varesco | Director: Kirk Browning | Stars: Ileana Cotrubas, Frederica von Stade, Loretta di Franco, Batyah Godfrey Ben-David

Votes: 22

46. Adventures from the Book of Virtues (1996– )
Episode: Responsibility (1996)

Animation, Family, Fantasy

7.5
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Annie agrees to put her brand-new bike to good use by delivering cakes from her mom's bakery, but can't resist Zach's offer to race - and is angry with him when her bike crashes and the ... See full summary »

Creator: Bruce D. Johnson | Director: Joanna Romersa | Stars: Jim Cummings, Tim Curry, John Forsythe, Nancy Linari

Votes: 22

47. Secrets of the Dead (1999– )
Episode: Sinking Atlantis (2008)

Documentary, History, Mystery

7.2
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Scientists of various disciplines uncover what really happened to the Minoans on the Island of Crete and find strong evidence of a disaster that correlates with Atlantis's fabled demise.

Director: Harvey Lilley | Stars: Hendrik Bruins, Jan Driessen, Stuart Dunn, Alexander MacGillivray

Votes: 15

48. Soldiers of Fortune (1955–1957)
Episode: Torch of Olympiad (1955)

30 min | Adventure

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Tim and Toubu visit Crete to search for a relic over three thousand years old called "The Torch of the Olympiad".

Writer: Fenton Earnshaw | Director: Herschel Daugherty | Stars: John Russell, Chick Chandler, Joanne Davis, Richard Hale