Most Rated Titles With Melina Mercouri
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1. Munich (2005)
R | 164 min | Drama, History, Thriller
Based on the true story of the Black September aftermath, about the five men chosen to eliminate the ones responsible for that fateful day.
Votes: 197,868 | Gross: $47.40M
2. New York Stories (1989)
PG | 124 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A middle-aged artist obsessed with his pretty young assistant, a precocious 12 year old living in a hotel, and a neurotic lawyer with a possessive mother make up three Gotham tales.
Votes: 15,646 | Gross: $10.76M
5. Stella (1955)
90 min | Drama, Romance
Proud and independent, Stella, an unconventional Rebetico singer who cherishes her freedom, finds herself in an intense whirlwind romance. Everything points to a tragic ending, and in the aftermath of passion, there can be no winners.
7. Phaedra (1962)
Not Rated | 115 min | Drama
The powerful Greek ship-owner and constructor Thanos proposes to marry Phaedra during the baptism of a ship with her name. Phaedra, who is the daughter of Thanos' greatest competitor, is a ... See full summary »
10. Fortunata (2017)
103 min | Drama
The story of a young mother (Jasmine Trinca) with a failed marriage behind her, who fights daily for her dream to open a hair salon, challenging her fate in an effort to free herself and gain independence and right to happiness.
12. Sunday (1997)
Unrated | 91 min | Drama, Romance
This film concerns two mysterious characters who meet on a Sunday in Queens. Madeleine the most unsettling creature of that name since "Vertigo" is a middle-aged, moderately successful ... See full summary »
Votes: 601 | Gross: $6.10M
13. He Who Must Die (1957)
Not Rated | 122 min | Drama
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 »
14. Once Is Not Enough (1975)
R | 121 min | Drama, Romance
A young woman goes home to New York after a long stay in Europe. Her former schoolmate introduces her to the decadence of New York and she ultimately falls in love with an older man who's a stand-in for her father, before tragedy strikes.
15. 10:30 P.M. Summer (1966)
Not Rated | 85 min | Drama
Restless married couple Maria and Paul take a road trip through Spain with their friend Claire. While Paul and Claire carry on a clandestine affair, Maria becomes obsessed with a recent ... See full summary »
16. The Dick Cavett Show (1968–1974)
90 min | Music, Talk-Show
Daytime, primetime, then late-night talk and variety show. Often there was only one guest (GA Gov. Lester Maddox walked out angrily during one interview). Cavett was intelligent and witty, ... See full summary »
17. The Last Judgment (1961)
Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy
In Naples, a voice from the skies announces one morning that the final judgment will be at 6 p.m. on that day. What follows is a series of vignettes depicting various people's reactions (or lack there of) to the announcement.
18. The Merv Griffin Show (1962–1986)
TV-PG | 60 min | Comedy, Family, Music
Merv Griffin invites a series of actors, actresses, writers, and directors to discuss the progressive work they have done and current culture, arts, and entertainment surrounding the numerous projects.
19. A Man Could Get Killed (1966)
Unrated | 97 min | Comedy, Thriller
At Lisbon airport, an American businessman is mistaken for a British secret-agent, by friend and foe alike, with hilarious consequences.
20. Gaily, Gaily (1969)
R | 107 min | Comedy
To escape sinful impulses, Ben Harvey, a callow youth, leaves his small town for Chicago in 1910. A pickpocket promptly relieves him of his money, and he nearly starves before Queen Lil ... See full summary »
21. Nasty Habits (1977)
PG | 96 min | Comedy
In a Philadelphia convent, two nuns battle it out to be elected to the position of head abbess, and neither is about to let anything stand in the way of getting what she wants.
22. A Dream of Passion (1978)
R | 110 min | Drama
Melina Mercouri plays an actress who is attempting a comeback with a staging of the Greek tragedy "Medea" (about a woman who kills her children) in her native Greece. As a publicity stunt, ... See full summary »
23. The Gypsy and the Gentleman (1958)
TV-PG | 103 min | Drama, History, Romance
Belle (Melina Mercouri) is a tempestuous gypsy girl who is after Sir Paul Deverill (Keith Michell). Her plan is to marry him and take him for every cent he has before moving on to other lovers.
26. The Uninhibited (1965)
94 min | Drama
Vincent, a young man from Paris, arrives at the small Spanish village of Caldeya. where his has been loaned a home by his friend, Reginald. He meets Pascal Regnier, a novelist engaged in ... See full summary »
33. L'héritage de la chouette (1990– )
236 min | Documentary, History
A 13-part documentary mini-series (directed by Chris Marker) on the significance of ancient Greek culture in the creation of the modern Western Civilization.
34. Lilly's Story (2002)
130 min | Drama
A group of dissident Greek film makers try to produce a politically committed film with the backing of American producers in the aftermath of the coup d'etat by the military in Greece in the early 1970s.
38. The 22nd Annual Tony Awards (1968 TV Special)
Tony Award is the popular name of award, annually awarded for achievements in area of the American theatre, including a musical theatre. Complete official name of bonus - "Antoinette Perry Award for Excellence in Theatre".
L'héritage de la chouette (1990– )
Olympisme ou La Grèce imaginaire
Instead of its commonly assumed use to promote Democracy, thinkers show how the Nazis distorted the legacy of ancient Greece, such as the Olympics, for their own undemocratic purposes.