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Greece in the Movies

Was your first visit to Greece on film? Summer Lovers, Shirley Valentine, Never on Sunday, Zorba the Greek, James Bond? Here are links to great films shot in Greece, from deTraci Regula.
  1. Big Fat Greek Wdng (7)
  2. Mamma Mia! The Movie (8)
  3. My Life in Ruins (3)
  4. Sisterhood Traveling Pants (1)

300: Rise of An Empire
The sequel to 300 shows what happened next between the Greeks and the Persian army led by Xerxes.

A Touch of Spice
A Touch of Spice gives a wonderful look at the background of the repatriated Greeks from Constantinople/Istanbul, making this an ideal film to see before a trip to Greece and Turkey. Along the way, viewers will learn a thing or two about spices and their effects on the emotions, in what could be thought of as a Greek "Chocolat".

Alexis Zorbas (Zorba the Greek)
The classic film from the story by Nikos Kazantzakis, directed by Michael Cacoyannis, with a brilliant performance by Anthony Quinn.

Arcadia Lost
Arcadia Lost - This independent film substituted Greece for India - which may not have been as far a stretch as might be assumed. Yet the story, shot by a Greek cinematographer turned director, seems as if it must have been planned for Greece from the start.

Before Midnight
Rumors abound that "Before Midnight", the third movie in the "Before" trilogy which began with "Before Sunrise" is shooting in Greece.

Before Midnight Picture Gallery
Greece is the real star of the latest installment of the popular romantic movies that began with "Before Sunrise", starring Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke.

Boy on a Dolphin
Brief look, with extensive linked info, on this 1957 film with Sophia Loren, Allen Ladd.

Captain Corelli's Cephalonia
A look at the movie and the best performer in it - the island of Cephalonia.

Captain Corelli's Mandolin
Official website for the Nicholas Cage/Penelope Cruz film shot on Cephalonia (Kefallonia).

The Legend of Hercules
Popular Greek demigod Hercules enjoys another venture on the big screen.

Celebrity Homes in Greece
Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt are believed to the be latest in a long string of Hollywood stars and musicians who have bought homes in Greece.

Clash of the Titans Movie Locations
Clash of the Titans Movie Locations - Movie Locations for Clash of the Titans - Where was Clash of the Titans shot? Was Clash of the Titans shot in Greece?

D'Agostino
Santorini, cloning, bizarre sex, social commentary. Not your usual movie shot in Greece!

Escape to Athena
So-so movie sporting a terrific (or famous) cast, with Roger Moore, Telly Savalas, David Niven, Stefanie Powers, Claudia Cardinale, Richard Roundtree and...Sonny Bono?!

Greece in the Movies
From "Never on Sunday" to "Summer Lovers", Greece "performs" beautifully.

Hercules The Thracian Wars
Historical accuracy? Maybe not, but probably a rousing good time with Dwayne Johnson as Hercules.

High Season
Jacqueline Bisset, looking marvelous in glorious middle age pre-surgery, leads an ensemble cast in this quirky story set on Rhodes.

Images from the Mamma Mia Movie
Mamma Mia pictures - Pictures of the locations and stars of the movie Mamma Mia! See where the movie was shot.

Immortals Movie - The Greek Mythology of The Immortals Movie
Greek Mythology gets turned to the purposes of Hollywood once again - do they get it right in "The Immortals"?

Mamma Mia! Ringtones
Get Mamma Mia! ringtones. Download phone-friendly versions of any of the songs in the Mamma Mia! movie.

Mamma Mia! Ringtones!
Mamma Mia the Movie - Ringtones from the Mamma Mia movie for your cell phone. Download the Mamma Mia ringtone of your choice.

Immortals Movie Picture Gallery
Immortals movie - what does it mean for Greek mythology and travel? Probably more confused tourists than ever before.

Kylie Minogue Aphrodite Les Folies World Tour - Picture Gallery
Kylie Minogue Aphrodite Les Folies World Tour - Picture Gallery

Kynodontas - Dogtooth - Yorgo Lanthimos' Film Kynodontas
Kynodontas or Dogtooth is a film about an unusual Greek family directed by Yorgo Lanthimos. It received the highest "Un certain regard" prize at the Cannes Film Festival in 2009

Mamma Mia the Movie
If you loved the Mamma Mia movie, you'll want to know, buy, or explore all the Mamma Mia-related items listed below.

Mamma Mia the Movie DVD
Mamma Mia Movie DVD - all about the DVD of Mamma Mia the Movie. Mamma Mia DVD release date for the UK, US, and other locations.

Mamma Mia the Movie on Blu-Ray
Mamma Mia Movie Blu-Ray Gimme Gimme Gimme More! Gift Set - all about the special Blu-ray disc Gift Set of Mamma Mia the Movie. Mamma Mia Blu-Ray Gift Set release date for the UK, US, and other locations.

Mamma Mia!
Where in Greece was Mamma Mia shot? What locations in Greece did they use in the movie?

Mamma Mia! The Movie on DVD
Mamma Mia the Movie - the DVD of the movie starring Meryl Streep, Colin Firth, Pierce Brosnan and Amanda Seyfried.

Mamma Mia! The Movie Soundtrack
Mamma Mia the Movie - the soundtrack features the ABBA songs sung by the film's stars.

Mamma Mia! The Movie Soundtrack CD
Mamma Mia the Movie - the soundtrack CD features the ABBA songs sung by the film's stars.

My Life in Ruins
Where in Greece was My Life in Ruins shot? What locations in Greece did they use in the new Nia Vardalos movie "My Life in Ruins"? Where was My Life in Ruins filmed in Greece? What Greek island was My Life in Ruins shot on?

Movies Shot in Greece
Preview your trip to Greece with these great films shot partly or entirely in Greece.

My Life in Ruins Blu-Ray
My Life in Ruins Blu-Ray - all about the Blu-Ray of My Life in Ruins. My Life in Ruins Blu-Ray release date for the UK, US, and other locations.

My Life in Ruins DVD
My Life in Ruins DVD - all about the DVD of My Life in Ruins. My Life in Ruins DVD release date for the UK, US, and other locations.

My Life in Ruins Locations
Where was My Life in Ruins shot? What film locations in Greece were used in My Life in Ruins? Find out where My Life in Ruins was filmed.

My Life in Ruins Soundtrack
My Life in Ruins - the soundtrack.

Never on Sunday
The classic film starring Melina Mercouri as a happy prostitute put Piraeus on the map in an entirely new way.

Percy Jackson & the Olympians Filming Locations
Percy Jackson & the Olmpians: The Lightning Thief Movie Locations. Where was Percy Jackson shot?

Shirley Valentine
With Tom Conti and Pauline Collins, a midlife coming-of-age story with memorable scenes shot on Mykonos.

Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 Blu-ray
Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 - The Blu-Ray of the movie

Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 DVD
Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 - The DVD of the movie

Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 Movie Locations
Where in Greece was Traveling Pants 2 shot? What locations in Greece did they use in the movie? Where was Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants filmed? What island was Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants shot on?

Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants Movie Soundtrack
Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 2 Soundtrack album - The Traveling Pants soundtrack offers lots of summery music from a dozen young new artists.

Summer Lovers
Your Guide's personal trash favorite. Greece steals the show from the wooden trio of "stars", including a young Darryl Hannah.

Table for Five
A nice family drama which is as good as some cheap tours, with scenes shot in Greece, Egypt, Israel, and other locations.

The Greek Tycoon
Thinly-veiled story of Ari and Jackie, with Anthony Quinn playing a sort of anti-Zorba against Jacqueline Bisset's First Lady. Entertaining even if you don't want it to be.

The Two Faces of January Filming Locations in Greece
Some less well-known Greek locations take center stage in this movie starring Viggo Mortensen and Kirsten Dunst.

Theo Angelopoulos
Filmography of this prolific Greek filmmaker, actor, writer.

Villa Donna - Mamma Mia! Movie Locations
Where in Greece is the Villa Donna from the movie Mamma Mia? What locations in Greece did they use in the movie? Where was Villa Donna filmed? What island was Mamma Mia shot on? Where is Kalokairi? Where is Villa Donna located?

Beijing Love Story
A wildly popular TV series in China goes to the big screen with a film version shot in Greece.

Before Midnight Blu-Ray
Want to preview Greece, especially the Peloponnese peninsula? Watching "Before Midnight" is one way to do it.

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