With Anzervos (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Young Aphrodites (1963)
88 min | Drama, Romance
200 BC. During a merciless drought, the brute nature of man and the delicate essence of woman become inextricably intertwined, as the omnipotence of the carnal instinct demands the total surrender of the flesh.
2. The Counterfeit Coin (1955)
127 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Pivoting around a shiny counterfeit gold sovereign freshly milled from the clandestine workshop of an otherwise honest goldsmith, four brief vignettes of human imperfection; seduction; fate; desire, and devotion inextricably interweave.
3. Love Stories (1959)
100 min | Drama, Romance
Rabid desires and ungovernable passions rule the lives of mortals, as impatient wishes and blind hopes interweave in this triptych of disastrous human flaws. The glowing fire of love, or the lack of it, engulfs us. Can we have it all?
4. The Wedding Dance (1966)
72 min | Comedy
A spirited wife tries to keep her husband's matchmaking and introduction agency afloat--while in the meantime--her daughter is ready to walk down the aisle with an affluent young heir. Have they struck gold or is this a beautiful dream?
5. The Magic City (1954)
80 min | Crime, Drama
Kosmas, a young man living in the slums, constantly tries to make ends meet, hoping for a better day. Because of debts, he gets tangled up in smuggling. His morals are tested and he tries to find a way out.
7. Dollar, Welcome (1967)
103 min | Comedy
With the arrival of the U.S. Navy's Sixth Fleet, a poor English teacher hesitantly accepts a cabaret owner's lucrative offer to teach the basics of the language to two of her best girls. But, what if one of them is only interested in love?
9. A Hero in His Slippers (1958)
98 min | Comedy, Drama
After forty years of service, the Nation is about to immortalise an honest Greek Army general who is unaware that an unscrupulous duo is planning to make a profit behind his back. Will the gallant veteran teach them a lesson in respect?
10. The Money Rich (1958)
88 min | Comedy
An unpretentious owner of a travelling sideshow who receives an immense fortune from his long-forgotten brother indulges himself in the sweet pleasures of dolce vita. But, will he remember his humble origins?
11. Aristides and His Girls (1964)
91 min | Comedy, Romance
A retired and old-fashioned father oppresses his three daughters, forcing their boyfriends to disguise themselves as women to visit them as their girlfriends.
12. The Mayoress (1960)
75 min | Comedy
Two antagonistic tavern owners who announced their candidacy for the upcoming mayoral election, are totally in the dark about their children's clandestine affair. Are both candidates prepared to sacrifice their ambitions for their sake?
13. The Poor Merchant (1967)
88 min | Drama, Romance
An honest medical student, who sells newspapers to make ends meet, falls in love with an affluent young woman with big, sad eyes. But, a shameless theft taints his immaculate reputation. Can an orphaned pedlar help him clear his name?
14. Zero for Conduct (1949)
83 min | Comedy, Romance
A naughty, love-smitten teacher sets in motion an audacious scheme to woo a charming final-year student who is in love with her fisherman beau.
15. The Godson (1952)
78 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance
Vivika Zaharouli, sick and tired of the goings-on of her womanizer husband, welcomes in Athens her godchild, who comes to live in their house. She doesn't know, however, that this is not her godchild but an impostor.
18. Eva (1953)
83 min | Drama, Romance
Eva, the wife of a well-to-do but neglectful man, feels imprisoned on the island where she spends her days alone. One day, she has a chance encounter with the young holidaymaker, Antinoos, and falls madly in love with him.
21. The Duchess of Plakendia (1956)
94 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
After leaving Nafplio, the first capital of the newly founded Greek Nation, the affluent French Duchess of Plaisance and ardent philhellene, Sophie de Marbois-Lebrun, moves to Athens with her young daughter, Eliza, circa 1834.
22. A Week in Paradise (1964)
88 min | Comedy, Romance
As free as a bird, a penniless vagabond with a heart of gold sees his quiet life turn upside down when a desperate runaway bride seeks refuge in his humble home, intent on escaping a loveless marriage. Can they outwit the betrayed groom?
23. One Street Organ, One Life (1958)
77 min | Drama
A poor musician loses his wife from childbirth complications, he gives his newborn daughter for adoption to a wealthy family. He is ashamed about his action but he is the only one who helps her when she fell in love with a musician.
24. Fanouris and His Clan (1957)
81 min | Comedy
A good-natured paterfamilias who is struggling to make ends meet rests his hopes on his successful expatriate brother to finally see their older sister get married. However, is the wealthy sibling willing to help?
25. Anna Roditi (1948)
78 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
In Italian-occupied Rhodes, a brave lieutenant of the Greek Navy risks his life to extract vital information. But, his mission leads to an unforeseen love affair with the daughter of his unaware host. Is she prepared to die for Greece?
26. The Girl of the Neighbourhood (1954)
92 min | Drama, Musical, Romance
In the shadow of Acropolis, an honest man dreams of marrying the charming daughter of a poor pedlar; however, a chance encounter with a professional philanderer will fill her heart with delusions of grandeur. Are they meant to be together?
27. A Night in Paradise (1951)
78 min | Comedy
A passionate writer seeks inspiration at the Hotel Paradise to get out of a creative rut. Soon, a cryptic lady, a newlywed couple, and a plan in the name of love rekindle the novelist's dormant creativity. Will she write her magnum opus?
28. The Skirtchaser (1957)
90 min | Comedy
When it comes to women, a rotund philanderer and managing director of his wife's family business is incapable of keeping himself under control, until one day, he crosses the line. Will his right-hand man always be there to save him?
29. The Dervish Boys (1960)
69 min | Comedy
Unable to hold down a job for long, two unlucky and perpetually broke friends overhear their boss' plans to give away in marriage his sister, who is secretly in love with his poor employee. Can the clumsy duo avert this loveless union?
30. Two Worlds (1949)
76 min | Drama, Romance
The murder of an opportunist at point-blank puts a gullible girl who was once in love with him, and her father, in the dock. Their counsel follows a risky defence strategy; but, who was the murderer? Can he save them from a cruel fate?
31. The Four Stairs (1951)
98 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Surrounded by wealth, an impecunious young lady leaves home and the suave man of her dreams to spread her wings in Athens. But, he refuses to give up on her. Will she ever know that love awaits at the villa with the four marble stairs?
32. Doe (1962)
90 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
A free-spirited maiden takes refuge in the mountains, together with a feared bandit and his men, after the mysterious murder of the village's ruthless chief-herder. But, who's behind the hideous homicide? Will she ever clear her name?
33. The She-Wolf (1951)
81 min | Drama, Romance
Wanting to have nothing to do with the feud that has decimated not only his family but also his neighbours', too, an irenic teacher faces his childhood sweetheart who yearns to kill him. Can the feared she-wolf see the error of her ways?
34. Good Times, Money and Love (1955)
84 min | Comedy
In high hopes of changing his life for the better, a young law student receives his affluent uncle who seems to be gravely ill. However, what happens if the unsuspecting relative, instead of deteriorating, gets a second chance at life?
35. Lagoon of Desire (1957)
98 min | Drama, Romance
A rich and spoiled daughter of a businessman seduces a charming fisherman, upsetting his life and his relationship with the woman he loved and was about to marry.
36. The Father Is Training (1953)
78 min | Comedy
A proud taverner reunites with his only son, only to discover that he must pose as someone else to help him fulfil his dream. The parent needs a crash course in the ways of the rich; but, a lot is at stake. Will his efforts bear fruit?
37. The Prodigal Son (1963)
93 min | Drama, Musical
Poor islander Minas Ntompros' son Giorgos is studying law in Athens and fritters away his time and the money his father sends him on the horse races and other forms of entertainment, with singer Jenny.
38. The Tower of Knights (1952)
81 min | Comedy, Romance
A down-to-earth grocer yields to pressure and decides to follow his wife's advice to put to good use his deceased Jewish associate's gold sovereigns, even though he cherishes his simple lifestyle. In the end, can money bring happiness?
39. Love on the Scorching Sand (1966)
96 min | Adventure, Drama, Romance
Taken in by an honourable seaman, an idealist political prisoner becomes his right-hand-man. Now, his dark-eyed wife can't escape from the net of passion, and he, too, is unwilling to try. Will the handsome runaway man ever find atonement?
41. Zalongo, the Fort of Freedom (1959)
88 min | Drama, History, Romance
The heroic battles of Souliotes to defend their land from the Turks, until Ali Pasha with the help of a traitor, he manages to conquer Souli.
42. Mitros and Mitrousis in Athens (1960)
82 min | Comedy
Seeking a better future in Athens after one blunder too many in their village, two gullible bosom buddies find themselves working for the head of a contraband ring. Now, the police are closing in on them. Will they get off scot-free?
43. The Key of Happiness (1953)
80 min | Drama, Romance
Froso "the dreamer", is in love with Panagis but her mother, who isn't aware of her feelings, wants to see her married to wealthy captain Nikolas.
47. Jeep Kiosk and Love (1957)
83 min | Comedy, Romance
Secretly in love with a charming seamstress, a kiosk owner with an irrational fear of jeeps needs to raise his game when a pressing well-off suitor falls for the same girl. Will he finally get rid of his phobia to marry his sweetheart?
49. Joe the Terrible (1955)
93 min | Comedy, Crime
After one month of planning, the first-time safe-breaker, Joe, tries to rob a haughty Russian aristocrat, only to realise that someone else has already emptied the safe of its contents. Can he convince everyone of his tainted innocence?
50. Ali Pasha and Mrs Frosyni (1959)
88 min | Drama, Romance
The forbidden love between legendary Mrs Frosini with the son of Ali Pasa, Mouhtar and her tragic death in the lake of Ioannina.