Most Popular Greek-Language Feature Films


1. The Exorcist (1973)

R | 122 min | Horror

8.0
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82 Metascore

When a teenage girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter.

Director: William Friedkin | Stars: Ellen Burstyn, Max von Sydow, Linda Blair, Lee J. Cobb

Votes: 286,932 | Gross: $204.57M

2. Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992)

R | 128 min | Fantasy, Horror, Romance

7.5
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57 Metascore

The vampire comes to England to seduce a visitor's fiancée and inflict havoc in the foreign land.

Director: Francis Ford Coppola | Stars: Gary Oldman, Winona Ryder, Anthony Hopkins, Keanu Reeves

Votes: 145,351 | Gross: $82.52M

3. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest (2006)

PG-13 | 151 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

7.3
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53 Metascore

Jack Sparrow races to recover the heart of Davy Jones to avoid enslaving his soul to Jones' service, as other friends and foes seek the heart for their own agenda as well.

Director: Gore Verbinski | Stars: Johnny Depp, Orlando Bloom, Keira Knightley, Jack Davenport

Votes: 527,161 | Gross: $423.03M

4. My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2 (2016)

PG-13 | 94 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

6.1
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37 Metascore

A Portokalos family secret brings the beloved characters back together for an even bigger and Greeker wedding.

Director: Kirk Jones | Stars: Nia Vardalos, John Corbett, Michael Constantine, Lainie Kazan

Votes: 15,718 | Gross: $59.57M

5. Immortals (2011)

R | 110 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

6.0
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46 Metascore

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.

Director: Tarsem Singh | Stars: Henry Cavill, Mickey Rourke, John Hurt, Stephen Dorff

Votes: 138,951 | Gross: $83.50M

6. Mamma Mia! (2008)

PG-13 | 108 min | Comedy, Family, Musical

6.3
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51 Metascore

The story of a bride-to-be trying to find her real father told using hit songs by the popular '70s group ABBA.

Director: Phyllida Lloyd | Stars: Meryl Streep, Pierce Brosnan, Amanda Seyfried, Stellan Skarsgård

Votes: 147,092 | Gross: $143.70M

7. Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade (1989)

PG-13 | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

8.3
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65 Metascore

When Dr. Henry Jones Sr. suddenly goes missing while pursuing the Holy Grail, eminent archaeologist Indiana Jones must follow in his father's footsteps and stop the Nazis.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Harrison Ford, Sean Connery, Alison Doody, Denholm Elliott

Votes: 521,451 | Gross: $197.17M

8. Daredevil (2003)

PG-13 | 103 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.3
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42 Metascore

A man blinded by toxic waste which also enhanced his remaining senses fights crime as an acrobatic martial arts superhero.

Director: Mark Steven Johnson | Stars: Ben Affleck, Jennifer Garner, Colin Farrell, Michael Clarke Duncan

Votes: 177,003 | Gross: $0.43M

9. Hercules (1997)

G | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.2
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The son of the Greek Gods Zeus and Hera is stripped of his immortality as an infant and must become a true hero in order to reclaim it.

Directors: Ron Clements, John Musker | Stars: Tate Donovan, Susan Egan, James Woods, Josh Keaton

Votes: 144,721 | Gross: $99.05M

10. The Reader (2008)

R | 124 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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58 Metascore

Post-WWII Germany: Nearly a decade after his affair with an older woman came to a mysterious end, law student Michael Berg re-encounters his former lover as she defends herself in a war-crime trial.

Director: Stephen Daldry | Stars: Kate Winslet, Ralph Fiennes, Bruno Ganz, Jeanette Hain

Votes: 191,374 | Gross: $34.18M

11. The Thin Red Line (1998)

R | 170 min | Drama, War

7.6
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78 Metascore

Terrence Malick's adaptation of James Jones' autobiographical 1962 novel, focusing on the conflict at Guadalcanal during the second World War.

Director: Terrence Malick | Stars: Jim Caviezel, Sean Penn, Nick Nolte, Elias Koteas

Votes: 140,091 | Gross: $36.39M

12. Son of Saul (2015)

R | 107 min | Drama, Thriller, War

7.6
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89 Metascore

In the horror of 1944 Auschwitz, a prisoner forced to burn the corpses of his own people finds moral survival upon trying to salvage from the flames the body of a boy he takes for his son.

Director: László Nemes | Stars: Géza Röhrig, Levente Molnár, Urs Rechn, Todd Charmont

Votes: 23,129 | Gross: $1.78M

13. Munich (2005)

R | 164 min | Drama, Thriller

7.6
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74 Metascore

Based on the true story of the Black September aftermath, about the five men chosen to eliminate the ones responsible for that fateful day.

Director: Steven Spielberg | Stars: Eric Bana, Daniel Craig, Marie-Josée Croze, Ciarán Hinds

Votes: 178,205 | Gross: $47.38M

14. For Your Eyes Only (1981)

PG | 127 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

6.8
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Agent 007 is assigned to hunt for a lost British encryption device and prevent it from falling into enemy hands.

Director: John Glen | Stars: Roger Moore, Carole Bouquet, Haim Topol, Lynn-Holly Johnson

Votes: 72,658 | Gross: $62.30M

15. Dogtooth (2009)

Unrated | 94 min | Drama, Thriller

7.3
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73 Metascore

Three teenagers live isolated, without leaving their house, because their over-protective parents say they can only leave when their dogtooth falls out.

Director: Yorgos Lanthimos | Stars: Christos Stergioglou, Michele Valley, Angeliki Papoulia, Hristos Passalis

Votes: 45,987 | Gross: $0.11M

16. My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

6.6
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62 Metascore

A young Greek woman falls in love with a non-Greek and struggles to get her family to accept him while she comes to terms with her heritage and cultural identity.

Director: Joel Zwick | Stars: Nia Vardalos, John Corbett, Michael Constantine, Christina Eleusiniotis

Votes: 103,027 | Gross: $241.44M

17. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants (2005)

PG | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.5
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66 Metascore

Four best girlfriends hatch a plan to stay connected with one another as their lives start off in different directions: they pass around a pair of secondhand jeans that fits each of their bodies perfectly.

Director: Ken Kwapis | Stars: Amber Tamblyn, Alexis Bledel, America Ferrera, Blake Lively

Votes: 45,272 | Gross: $39.01M

18. The Water Diviner (2014)

R | 111 min | Drama, War

7.1
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50 Metascore

An Australian man travels to Turkey after the Battle of Gallipoli to try and locate his three missing sons.

Director: Russell Crowe | Stars: Russell Crowe, Olga Kurylenko, Jai Courtney, Isabel Lucas

Votes: 54,410 | Gross: $4.19M

19. Before Midnight (2013)

R | 109 min | Drama, Romance

7.9
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94 Metascore

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.

Director: Richard Linklater | Stars: Ethan Hawke, Julie Delpy, Seamus Davey-Fitzpatrick, Ariane Labed

Votes: 97,020 | Gross: $8.11M

20. The Exorcism of Emily Rose (2005)

PG-13 | 119 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

6.7
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46 Metascore

A lawyer takes on a negligent homicide case involving a priest who performed an exorcism on a young girl.

Director: Scott Derrickson | Stars: Laura Linney, Tom Wilkinson, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Campbell Scott

Votes: 97,449 | Gross: $75.07M

21. The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement (2004)

G | 113 min | Comedy, Family, Romance

5.7
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43 Metascore

Now settled in Genovia, Princess Mia faces a new revelation: she is being primed for an arranged marriage to an English suitor.

Director: Garry Marshall | Stars: Anne Hathaway, Callum Blue, Julie Andrews, Hector Elizondo

Votes: 54,476 | Gross: $95.15M

22. My Life in Ruins (2009)

PG-13 | 95 min | Comedy, Romance

5.9
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34 Metascore

A travel guide rediscovers her romantic side on a trip around Greece.

Director: Donald Petrie | Stars: Nia Vardalos, Richard Dreyfuss, Rachel Dratch, Alexis Georgoulis

Votes: 15,197 | Gross: $8.66M

23. The Two Faces of January (2014)

PG-13 | 96 min | Romance, Thriller

6.2
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66 Metascore

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.

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

Votes: 22,599 | Gross: $0.51M

24. The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 (2008)

PG-13 | 119 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.2
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63 Metascore

Carmen Lowell is working on the backstage of a play at Yale. When the lead actress, her friend Julia, invites her to Vermont with her to work on a play with a professional cast, she decides... See full summary »

Director: Sanaa Hamri | Stars: America Ferrera, Alexis Bledel, Amber Tamblyn, Blake Lively

Votes: 22,516 | Gross: $44.09M

25. The Ruins (2008)

R | 90 min | Horror

5.9
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44 Metascore

A group of friends whose leisurely Mexican holiday takes a turn for the worse when they, along with a fellow tourist, embark on a remote archaeological dig in the jungle where something evil lives among the ruins.

Director: Carter Smith | Stars: Shawn Ashmore, Jena Malone, Jonathan Tucker, Laura Ramsey

Votes: 60,424 | Gross: $17.43M

26. Chevalier (2015)

Unrated | 105 min | Comedy

6.7
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76 Metascore

In the middle of the Aegean Sea, six men on a fishing trip on a luxury yacht decide to play a game. During this game, things will be compared. Things will be measured. Songs will be ... See full summary »

Director: Athina Rachel Tsangari | Stars: Vangelis Mourikis, Nikos Orphanos, Yorgos Pirpassopoulos, Yiorgos Kendros

Votes: 987 | Gross: $0.03M

27. The Guns of Navarone (1961)

158 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.6
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A British team is sent to cross occupied Greek territory and destroy the massive German gun emplacement that commands a key sea channel.

Director: J. Lee Thompson | Stars: David Niven, Gregory Peck, Anthony Quinn, Anthony Quayle

Votes: 36,306

28. Worlds Apart (2015)

113 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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Three separate narratives each following a love story between a foreigner and a Greek. Each story represents a different generation falling in love during a time of socioeconomic turmoil ... See full summary »

Director: Christopher Papakaliatis | Stars: J.K. Simmons, Christopher Papakaliatis, Andrea Osvárt, Maria Kavoyianni

Votes: 3,151

29. Captain Corelli's Mandolin (2001)

R | 131 min | Drama, Music, Romance

5.9
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36 Metascore

When a fisherman leaves to fight with the Greek army during WWII, his fiancee falls in love with the local Italian commander.

Director: John Madden | Stars: Nicolas Cage, Penélope Cruz, John Hurt, Christian Bale

Votes: 28,270 | Gross: $25.53M

30. Swept Away (2002)

R | 89 min | Comedy, Romance

3.6
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18 Metascore

A snooty socialite is stranded on a Mediterranean island with a communist sailor.

Director: Guy Ritchie | Stars: Madonna, Adriano Giannini, Bruce Greenwood, Elizabeth Banks

Votes: 13,212 | Gross: $0.60M

31. Zorba the Greek (1964)

Unrated | 142 min | Comedy, 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.

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

Votes: 15,528

32. The Delta Force (1986)

R | 125 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.6
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When the terrorists Abdul Rafai and Mustafa hijack a Boeing 707 in Athenas with 144 passengers and crew, they use a grenade to force Captain Campbell to fly to Beirut, Lebanon, instead of ... See full summary »

Director: Menahem Golan | Stars: Chuck Norris, Lee Marvin, Martin Balsam, Joey Bishop

Votes: 14,851 | Gross: $17.01M

33. The Egyptian (1954)

Approved | 139 min | Drama, History

6.6
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In eighteenth-dynasty Egypt, Sinuhe, a poor orphan, becomes a brilliant physician and with his friend Horemheb is appointed to the service of the new Pharoah. Sinuhe's personal triumphs and... See full summary »

Director: Michael Curtiz | Stars: Jean Simmons, Victor Mature, Gene Tierney, Michael Wilding

Votes: 2,524

34. 15 Minutes (2001)

R | 120 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.1
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34 Metascore

A homicide detective and a fire marshall must stop a pair of murderers who commit videotaped crimes to become media darlings.

Director: John Herzfeld | Stars: Robert De Niro, Edward Burns, Kelsey Grammer, Avery Brooks

Votes: 42,780 | Gross: $24.38M

35. Miss Violence (2013)

98 min | Drama

7.1
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75 Metascore

On her birthday, 11-year-old Angeliki jumps off the balcony to her death with a smile on her face. An investigation is started as to the reason for this apparent suicide, but the family keeps insisting that it was an accident.

Director: Alexandros Avranas | Stars: Themis Panou, Reni Pittaki, Eleni Roussinou, Sissy Toumasi

Votes: 3,903

36. Only the Lonely (1991)

PG-13 | 104 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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A Chicago cop must balance loyalty to his overbearing mother and a relationship with a shy funeral home worker.

Director: Chris Columbus | Stars: John Candy, Maureen O'Hara, Ally Sheedy, Kevin Dunn

Votes: 7,957 | Gross: $21.83M

37. Alps (2011)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama

6.4
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69 Metascore

A group of people start a business where they impersonate the recently deceased in order to help their clients through the grieving process.

Director: Yorgos Lanthimos | Stars: Stavros Psyllakis, Aris Servetalis, Johnny Vekris, Ariane Labed

Votes: 4,963 | Gross: $0.01M

38. Au Revoir Les Enfants (1987)

PG | 104 min | Biography, Drama, War

8.1
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A French boarding school run by priests seems to be a haven from World War II until a new student arrives. He becomes the roommate of top student in his class. Rivals at first, the roommates form a bond and share a secret.

Director: Louis Malle | Stars: Gaspard Manesse, Raphael Fejtö, Francine Racette, Stanislas Carré de Malberg

Votes: 24,244 | Gross: $4.54M

39. L'Avventura (1960)

Not Rated | 143 min | Drama, Mystery

8.0
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A woman disappears during a Mediterranean boating trip. During the search, her lover and her best friend become attracted to each other.

Director: Michelangelo Antonioni | Stars: Gabriele Ferzetti, Monica Vitti, Lea Massari, Dominique Blanchar

Votes: 18,232

40. Soul Kitchen (2009)

99 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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76 Metascore

In Hamburg, German-Greek chef Zinos unknowingly disturbs the peace in his locals-only restaurant by hiring a more talented chef.

Director: Fatih Akin | Stars: Adam Bousdoukos, Moritz Bleibtreu, Pheline Roggan, Anna Bederke

Votes: 29,470 | Gross: $0.27M

41. Swing Away (2016)

PG | 98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.9
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Following a meltdown that leads to a suspension, professional golfer Zoe Papadopoulos travels to her grandparents' village in Greece to escape the harsh spotlight of the international ... See full summary »

Director: Michael A. Nickles | Stars: Shannon Elizabeth, John O'Hurley, Karl Theobald, Manos Gavras

Votes: 9

42. Attenberg (2010)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama

6.2
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73 Metascore

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.

Director: Athina Rachel Tsangari | Stars: Ariane Labed, Yorgos Lanthimos, Vangelis Mourikis, Evangelia Randou

Votes: 4,380 | Gross: $0.02M

43. Mediterraneo (1991)

R | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, War

7.4
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In WW2, an Italian Army unit of misfits occupies an isolated non-strategic Greek island for the duration of the war.

Director: Gabriele Salvatores | Stars: Diego Abatantuono, Claudio Bigagli, Giuseppe Cederna, Claudio Bisio

Votes: 10,759 | Gross: $4.53M

44. Fugitive Pieces (2007)

R | 104 min | Adventure, Drama, War

7.1
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60 Metascore

A child escapes from Poland during World War II and first heads to Greece before coming of age in Canada.

Director: Jeremy Podeswa | Stars: Robbie Kay, Monika Schurmann, Nina Dobrev, Jordan Pettle

Votes: 1,799 | Gross: $0.63M

45. Emanuelle: Queen Bitch (1980)

R | 91 min | Crime, Drama

4.6
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A woman struggles to keep her stepdaughter from harms way after she hires an assassin to kill her husband, but the hitman turns and blackmails her for the crime.

Director: Ilias Mylonakos | Stars: Laura Gemser, Gabriele Tinti, Livia Russo, Haris Tryfonas

Votes: 451

46. Boy on a Dolphin (1957)

111 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance

6.3
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Phaedra is a poor sponge diver on the lovely Greek isle of Hydra. While diving, she discovers an ancient brass and gold statue of a boy riding a dolphin, which is said to have the magical ... See full summary »

Director: Jean Negulesco | Stars: Alan Ladd, Clifton Webb, Sophia Loren, Alexis Minotis

Votes: 956

47. Cliffs of Freedom

Drama | Pre-production

A sweeping love story set during the dawn of the Greek War for Independence against the Ottoman Empire in the 1820s.

Director: Van Ling | Star: Carlo Rota

48. A Touch of Spice (2003)

108 min | Comedy, Drama

7.6
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48 Metascore

"A Touch of Spice" is a story about a young Greek boy (Fanis) growing up in Istanbul, whose grandfather, a culinary philosopher and mentor,teaches him that both food and life require a ... See full summary »

Director: Tassos Boulmetis | Stars: Georges Corraface, Ieroklis Michaelidis, Renia Louizidou, Tamer Karadagli

Votes: 9,893

49. A Blast (2014)

83 min | Drama, Thriller

5.9
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Running away on the highway, Maria is alone in her roaring SUV. Behind her, fire and a case full of money. In front of her, the hopeless vastness of the motorway. Only a day before she was ... See full summary »

Director: Syllas Tzoumerkas | Stars: Angeliki Papoulia, Vassilis Doganis, Maria Filini, Themis Bazaka

Votes: 415

50. Papadopoulos & Sons (2012)

109 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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Following his ruin in the latest banking crisis, a self-made millionaire reluctantly re-unites with his estranged freewheeling brother to re-open the abandoned fish and chip shop they shared in their youth.

Director: Marcus Markou | Stars: Carl Rice, Stephen Dillane, Selina Cadell, Frank Dillane

Votes: 1,857