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1. Istoria mias kalpikis liras (1955)

127 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Four stories, humorous, romantic or dramatic, are linked by a counterfeit gold sovereign. It is made by the honest engraver in the first story, seduced by the charms of a young widow, and ... See full summary »

Director: Yorgos Tzavellas | Stars: Vasilis Logothetidis, Ilia Livykou, Mimis Fotopoulos, Sperantza Vrana

Votes: 1,973

2. Tis kakomoiras (1963)

96 min | Comedy

A well-off grocery store owner and his outspoken right hand, who are head over heels in love with their neighbours, are about to have their ambitious plans crushed when the girls' true sweethearts put in an appearance at a joyous event.

Director: Dinos Katsouridis | Stars: Costas Hajihristos, Nikos Rizos, Kostas Doukas, Marika Nezer

Votes: 1,759

3. Mia zoi tin ehoume (1958)

111 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A bank teller discovers an accounting error and becomes rich

Director: Yorgos Tzavellas | Stars: Yvonne Sanson, Dimitris Horn, Vasilis Avlonitis, Hristos Tsaganeas

Votes: 1,150

4. Ta kitrina gantia (1960)

84 min | Comedy

Orestis is a very jealous man who thinks everything is suspicious, so while on a job trip he stops at a café and accidentally finds a pair of yellow gloves, which are identical to those of ... See full summary »

Director: Alekos Sakellarios | Stars: Nikos Stavridis, Mimis Fotopoulos, Maro Kodou, Martha Vourtsi

Votes: 920

5. Xypna, Vasili! (1969)

81 min | Comedy

A very kind man looses his mind after his brother in law wins the lottery ticket he rejected,after many years of buying these.

Director: Giannis Dalianidis | Stars: Giorgos Konstadinou, Elena Nathanail, Alekos Alexandrakis, Eleni Zafeiriou

Votes: 467

6. Oi Germanoi xanarhontai... (1948)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

Theodoros, a quiet and modest man, is disappointed and embittered by the civil war that plagues Greece after WWII and one day while falling asleep sees a nightmare. In the dream Hitler is ... See full summary »

Director: Alekos Sakellarios | Stars: Vasilis Logothetidis, Nitsa Tsaganea, Ilia Livykou, Marina Smyrnaki

Votes: 409

7. The Barefoot Battalion (1953)

Approved | 89 min | Drama, War

Released in the USA as "The Barefoot Battalion", this is the story of a besieged country in wartime and the effect of such on the children. Told in flashback by a young man after the war, ... See full summary »

Director: Gregg G. Tallas | Stars: Maria Costi, Nikos Fermas, Vasilios Frangedakis, Antonios Voulgaris

Votes: 137

8. Despoinis eton '39' (1954)

92 min | Comedy, Drama

A man tries desperately to find a husband for his 39-years old sister who still lives with him. Only if his sister gets married will he be free to take the woman he's been loving for the past years.

Director: Alekos Sakellarios | Stars: Vasilis Logothetidis, Ilia Livykou, Smaro Stefanidou, Thanasis Tzeneralis

Votes: 329

9. Ena votsalo sti limni... (1952)

102 min | Comedy

A nice comedy about a miserly man who cheats on his wife one night. A series of misunderstandings make him change his life forever.

Director: Alekos Sakellarios | Stars: Vasilis Logothetidis, Ilia Livykou, Mary Lalopoulou, Vagelis Protopapas

Votes: 266

10. The Policeman of the 16th Precinct (1959)

84 min | Comedy

Three poor friends, Ilias, Thomás and Vangelis, decide to commit a burglary, but everything, although being planned with detail, goes wrong.

Director: Alekos Sakellarios | Stars: Costas Hajihristos, Marika Krevata, Dionysis Papagiannopoulos, Kyveli Theohari

Votes: 1,251

11. O filos mou o Lefterakis (1963)

90 min | Comedy

Thodorakis is a womanizer who lies to his wife about having a friend who lives in Patra in order to cover his dirty business. What happens when this fake friend appears in front of him and the night before he is ready to go with his mistress?

Director: Alekos Sakellarios | Stars: Dinos Iliopoulos, Kostas Voutsas, Maro Kodou, Giorgos Konstadinou

Votes: 680

12. Ta kokkina fanaria (1963)

132 min | Drama, Romance

The inextricably intertwined stories of five women who work as prostitutes just before the ban on brothels in Troumba.

Director: Vasilis Georgiadis | Stars: Jenny Karezi, Giorgos Foundas, Dimitris Papamichael, Manos Katrakis

Votes: 1,278

13. Madalena (1960)

91 min | Comedy, Drama, Musical

A young and brave girl after her father's death decides to continue her father's trade, carrying people and things with his boat. Thus she will be able to feed her 6 brothers/sisters. ... See full summary »

Director: Dinos Dimopoulos | Stars: Aliki Vougiouklaki, Dimitris Papamichael, Pantelis Zervos, Thodoros Moridis

Votes: 818

14. Makrykostaioi kai Kondogiorgides (1960)

83 min | Comedy

An 80 year old vendetta finally lands on the hands of two peace loving, and not so brave men, who both fear each others intent.!

Director: Alekos Sakellarios | Stars: Dinos Iliopoulos, Costas Hajihristos, Pantelis Zervos, Lavrentis Dianellos

Votes: 719

15. Ti ekanes ston polemo Thanasi (1971)

85 min | Comedy, Drama

A wild tale of mistaken identity set during the Nazi occupation of Greece and starring the great Thanasis Vengos. Thanasis is called upon, during the Occupation, to testify at the trial of ... See full summary »

Director: Dinos Katsouridis | Stars: Thanasis Vengos, Efi Roditi, Antonis Papadopoulos, Kaiti Lambropoulou

Votes: 557

16. Alloimono stous neous (1961)

87 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance

Two rich old friends, Andreas and Agisilaos are in love with young Rita. Andreas believes that youth and not money drive the word. He sells his soul to the devil, becomes young and flirts ... See full summary »

Director: Alekos Sakellarios | Stars: Dimitris Horn, Maro Kodou, Smaro Stefanidou, Spyros Mousouris

Votes: 876

17. Mathe paidi mou grammata (1981)

96 min | Comedy, Drama

In a small Greek village, short time after the collapse of the Junta regime, a memorial of those who died in the German occupation of Greece brings in the surface the political differences of a conservative teacher and his two sons.

Director: Thodoros Maragos | Stars: Vasilis Diamantopoulos, Anna Matzourani, Nikos Kalogeropoulos, Christos Kalavrouzos

Votes: 767

18. Loufa kai parallagi (1984)

99 min | Comedy

The "adventures" of some friends during their military service.

Director: Nicos Perakis | Stars: Nikos Kalogeropoulos, Giorgos Kimoulis, Takis Spiridakis, Stavros Xenidis

Votes: 2,690

19. Rembetiko (1983)

110 min | Biography, Drama, History

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.

Director: Costas Ferris | Stars: Sotiria Leonardou, Nikos Kalogeropoulos, Michalis Maniatis, Themis Bazaka

Votes: 2,267

20. Stella (1955)

90 min | Drama, Romance

The story of a young, wild woman who doesn't want to compromise and settle down. Stella is a restless, rebellious Greek woman who plays with men and enjoys her life as much as she can. But ... See full summary »

Director: Mihalis Kakogiannis | Stars: Melina Mercouri, Giorgos Foundas, Alekos Alexandrakis, Hristina Kalogerikou

Votes: 2,022

21. Blood on the Land (1965)

130 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

In Greece, in the early part of the 20th century, two brothers from a wealthy landowning family have opposite views on how the poor workers who work on their land should be treated.

Director: Vasilis Georgiadis | Stars: Nikos Kourkoulos, Mairi Hronopoulou, Giannis Voglis, Faidon Georgitsis

Votes: 612

22. I hartopaihtra (1965)

94 min | Comedy

About Aleka who is obsessed with playing cards and the efforts of her husband to make her quit this bad "habit".

Director: Giannis Dalianidis | Stars: Rena Vlahopoulou, Labros Konstadaras, Lili Papayanni, Hloi Liaskou

Votes: 1,009

23. Aftoi pou milisan me ton thanato (1970)

99 min | Drama, War

Seven months after the declaration of the Greco-Italian War, a volunteer nurse and a small group of confidants who take part in the Resistance, face incarceration and horrible tortures, as they refuse to betray their country.

Director: Giannis Dalianidis | Stars: Zoi Laskari, Giannis Fertis, Hronis Exarhakos, Nikiforos Naneris

Votes: 97