MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 2,904 this week

The Island (2009)
"Nisos" (original title)

6.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.5/10 from 1,480 users  
Reviews: 6 user | 2 critic

The death of a prominent citizen reveals the corruption that festers behind closed doors on a seemingly serene Greek island.

Director:

0Check in
0Share...

10 Best Back-to-School TV Shows

Dust off your varsity jacket and get excited for fall with our list of the 10 best back-to-school TV shows.

Visit our Family Entertainment Guide

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 31 titles
created 07 May 2011
 
a list of 33 titles
created 06 Aug 2011
 
a list of 434 titles
created 13 Sep 2011
 
a list of 34 titles
created 23 Oct 2011
 
a list of 39 titles
created 23 Aug 2012
 

Related Items

Search for "The Island" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Island (2009)

The Island (2009) on IMDb 6.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Island.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

El Greco (2007)
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

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

Director: Yannis Smaragdis
Stars: Nick Ashdon, Juan Diego Botto, Laia Marull
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

"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
Bank Bang (2008)
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Two brothers, Mihalis and Nondas are working in a mortuary trying to make money, since Nondas owes a great amount of money to the Greek Mob and has to repay it; so he proposes to Mihalis ... See full summary »

Director: Argyris Papadimitropoulos
Stars: Vassilis Haralambopoulos, Dimitris Imellos, Marissa Triandafyllidou
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Five I4 soldiers serve in the army as auxiliaries in a unit supporting commando troops during military training. Due to all the chores and the pack drills, the soldiers will be forced to ... See full summary »

Director: Vassilis Katsikis
Stars: Thanasis Tsaltabasis, Haris Mavroudis, Petros Lagoutis
Extended Play (2006)
Comedy | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Tasos dies in a car accident, but he is given five more minutes of life to use them as he wishes.

Director: Yannis Xanthopoulos
Stars: Vassilis Haralambopoulos, Panayiota Vlanti, Fanis Mouratidis
Safe Sex (1999)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A satire of life in modern Greece, presented through a series of different stories about sex. We see several couples and their relation with sex in parallel stories that come together in a hilarious way as the film progresses.

Directors: Thanasis Papathanasiou, Michalis Reppas
Stars: Mina Adamaki, Alexandros Antonopoulos, Kostas Grekas
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Director: Nikos Karapanagiotis
Stars: Eleni Randou, Martha Karagianni, Fanis Mouratidis
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

In Nisos 2 the main actors return to the island following the rumours of a hidden treasure. During their "treasure hunt" a bunch of surprises and unexpected events await them.

Director: Antonis Aggelopoulos
Stars: Eleni Kastani, Vladimiros Kiriakidis, Elissavet Konstantinidou
Kiss of Life (2007)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Director: Nikos Zapatinas
Stars: Laertis Malkotsis, Katerina Papoutsaki, Zeta Douka
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Theofilos Ferekis is the new minister of Health and Welfare who has to deal with all the "favours" he promised during the pre election period. As soon as he realizes that he will not easily... See full summary »

Director: Ieroklis Michaelidis
Stars: Ieroklis Michaelidis, Odysseas Papaspiliopoulos, Zeta Makrypoulia
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Two young Greek filmmakers seeking financing for their film "The End of the Passion" and end up with "Panourgias" a former porn-king of the 70s. He agrees to shoot the film but he also has another secret plan.

Directors: Thanasis Papathanasiou, Michalis Reppas
Stars: Odysseas Papaspiliopoulos, Pigmalion Dadakaridis, Penelope Pitsouli
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

A group of Greek solders, who serve their military service in Kos, is sent to guard the skerry of Pitta. Everything looked normal until a Turkish boat disembarks 4 castaways on Pitta.

Director: Nicos Perakis
Stars: Yannis Tsimitselis, Yorgos Seitaridis, Ioannis Papazisis
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Eleni Kastani ...
Elissavet Konstantinidou ...
Angela (as Elisavet Konstantinidou)
Vladimiros Kiriakidis ...
Babis (as Vladimiros Kyriakidis)
Mihalis Marinos ...
Papa Lampros (as Michalis Marinos)
Odysseas Papaspiliopoulos ...
Apostolis
Dimitris Tzoumakis ...
Tania Tripi ...
Loula (as Tania Trypi)
Zeta Douka ...
Afroditi
Dafni Labroyanni ...
Eva (as Dafni Lamprogianni)
Pavlos Orkopoulos ...
Thomas
...
Eirini (as Ntoretta Papadimitriou)
Kostas Triantafyllopoulos ...
Athanasiou
Kostas Falelakis ...
Lawyer
Antinoos Albanis ...
Stratos
Mihail Giannikakis ...
Nikitas (as Michail Giannikakis)
Edit

Storyline

The death of a prominent citizen reveals the corruption that festers behind closed doors on a seemingly serene Greek island.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Crime | Drama

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

29 December 2009 (Greece)  »

Also Known As:

The Island  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Connections

Followed by Nisos 2: To kynigi tou hamenou thisavrou (2011) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Excellent movie,
6 January 2010 | by (Greece) – See all my reviews

It's an excellent movie with good performances from the actors and a lot of unforced funny moments. The fact that the movie should probably be characterized as a 13+ movie doesn't make it a bad movie, neither justifies a bad review. Perhaps it's the parents who should be more careful when bringing their children to the cinema and it's not the movie to blame. Not only is "Nisos" a pleasant movie to watch but also it is a meaningful one since it's main theme is the resemblance of the hypocrisy of the Greek society in the 21rst century while all of of the action takes place in one of the most beautiful Greek Islands, Sifnos. I undoubtedly recommend it!


13 of 21 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss The Island (2009) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?