Films shot in Greece

Beautiful scenery, culture, colours, music and traditions. The main ingredients that made these films popular. Films shot in Greece made the country even more popular for travelers. Here is a list of our favourite ones.
1. Alexis Zorbas – 1964 – Crete 
zorbas
Photo By Virtual History
 
2. Never on Sunday – 1960 – Piraeus  
still-of-melina-mercouri-in-never-on-sunday--1960--large-picture
Photo By lifo
james bond for your eyes only corfu
Photo By reddit
4. Le grand bleu – 1988 – Amorgos 
grand bleu poster2
Photo By tovima
 
captain corelli's mandolin kefallonia
Photo By prezi
 
 
 6. Mamma Mia – 2008 – Skopelos and Skiathos
mamma mia skopelos skiathos
Photo By Nick Karvounis
7. Before Midnight – 2013 – Southern Peloponnese incl. Mani and Kardamili
before midnight greece
Photo By wanderinggeekette
Update 22/09/2015 Thank you very much for your messages and comments under the original post and FB post. We added below the list of your favorite films shot in Greece
1. Shirley Valentine – 1989 – St. Ioannis in Myconos (reader Beachy35)
shirley valentine
2. Mediterraneo – 1991 – Kastellorizo (reader Raffa)

Original Cinema Quad Poster - Movie Film Posters

3. Boy on Dolphin – 1957 – Hydra (reader maria z – dirtychicdiary)
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12 thoughts on “Films shot in Greece

  1. ΚΩΣΤΑΣ ΛΑΜΠΡΙΝΙΔΗΣ says:

    “Summer lovers”, Σαντορίνη 1982
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Summer_Lovers

    “40 carats” 1973 έχει αρκετά γυρίσματα στην Πελοπόννησο
    http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0070068/

    “Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life” 2003 Σαντορίνη
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lara_Croft_Tomb_Raider:_The_Cradle_of_Life

    “Summer holiday” 1963 γυρίσματα και στην Αθήνα
    http://www.wikiwand.com/en/Summer_Holiday_%281963_film%29

    “Διαρρήκτες” “Le casse” 1971 Αθήνα-Πειραιά
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Burglars

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  2. Niko @ GreekBoston.com says:

    These are all iconic movies that artfully draw attention to the gorgeous Greek landscape! All of these films also give you a feel for the spirit of the people. They’ve certainly inspired many people to pack their bags and head to Greece!

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