Best Movies About Greece

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Best Movies About Greece

Ever seen these Best Movies About Greece? We guarantee you'll find some new movies. We put together 13 of the top ones.

Spartacus (1960)

Spartacus
★★★★
★★★★
3.2 out of 4 stars

From Stanley Kubrick, starring Kirk Douglas, Laurence Olivier, Jean Simmons, Charles Laughton
Rated PG-13

Spartacus is a 1960 American epic historical drama film directed by Stanley Kubrick, written by Dalton Trumbo, and based on the novel of the same name by Howard Fast. The film stars Kirk Douglas in the title role, Laurence Olivier as Roman general and politician Marcus Licinius Crassus, Charles Laughton as Sempronius Gracchus, Peter Ustinov as slave trader Lentulus Batiatus, Jean Simmons as Spartacus' wife Varinia, and Tony Curtis as Antoninus. The film follows Spartacus, a Thracian slave who is bought by the owner of a gladiator school, Batiatus. He leads a revolt of slaves against their Roman masters. With the help of his allies, he defeats the Romans and goes on a search for his wife. The film culminates with Spartacus leading his army in a final battle against the Romans. The film was a critical and commercial success, winning four Academy Awards, including Best Cinematography and Best Art Direction. It has also been hailed as a classic of its genre, and has been acknowledged as one of Kubrick's best works.

300 (2006)

300
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From Zack Snyder, starring Gerard Butler, Lena Headey, David Wenham, Dominic West
Rated R

300 is a 2006 American period action film directed by Zack Snyder and based on the graphic novel series by Frank Miller. The film takes place in ancient Greece and depicts the battle between 300 Spartans and the Persian army in the Battle of Thermopylae. The story follows King Leonidas and his brave 300 Spartan soldiers as they fight to the death against the overwhelming forces of the Persian "god-King" Xerxes and his massive army. Through their courage and unwavering commitment to their country, the Spartans remain undefeated in the face of impossible odds. In the end, their heroic stand inspires the rest of Greece to stand up and fight for their freedom.

The Guns of Navarone (1961)

The Guns of Navarone
★★★★
★★★★
3 out of 4 stars

From J. Lee Thompson, starring David Niven, Gregory Peck, Anthony Quinn, Anthony Quayle
Rated Not Rated

The Guns of Navarone is a 1961 British-American action-adventure film directed by J. Lee Thompson. The movie stars Gregory Peck, David Niven, Anthony Quinn and Stanley Baker. The film is based on the 1957 novel of the same name by Scottish author Alistair MacLean. The story is set during World War II, when a team of British and Greek soldiers is assigned a dangerous mission to find and destroy a powerful Nazi weapon, the "Guns of Navarone". The mission is complicated by the presence of German forces on the island as well as the treacherous terrain and extreme weather conditions. After numerous perils, the team is able to succeed in their mission. The movie was a critical and commercial success, and it was nominated for seven Academy Awards.

Troy (2004)

Troy
★★★★
★★★★
2.9 out of 4 stars

From Wolfgang Petersen, starring Brad Pitt, Eric Bana, Orlando Bloom, Julian Glover
Rated R

Callas Forever (2002)

Callas Forever
★★★★
★★★★
2.6 out of 4 stars

From Franco Zeffirelli, starring Fanny Ardant, Jeremy Irons, Joan Plowright, Jay Rodan
Rated PG-13

300: Rise of an Empire (2014)

300: Rise of an Empire
★★★★
★★★★
2.5 out of 4 stars

From Noam Murro, starring Sullivan Stapleton, Eva Green, Lena Headey, Hans Matheson
Rated R

Immortals (2011)

Immortals
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Tarsem Singh, starring Henry Cavill, Mickey Rourke, John Hurt, Stephen Dorff
Rated R

Hercules (2014)

Hercules
★★★★
★★★★
2.4 out of 4 stars

From Brett Ratner, starring Dwayne Johnson, John Hurt, Ian McShane, Joseph Fiennes
Rated PG-13

Clash of the Titans (2010)

Clash of the Titans
★★★★
★★★★
2.3 out of 4 stars

From Louis Leterrier, starring Sam Worthington, Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Jason Flemyng
Rated PG-13

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief (2010)

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief
★★★★
★★★★
2.3 out of 4 stars

From Chris Columbus, starring Logan Lerman, Kevin McKidd, Steve Coogan, Brandon T. Jackson
Rated PG

Wrath of the Titans (2012)

Wrath of the Titans
★★★★
★★★★
2.3 out of 4 stars

From Jonathan Liebesman, starring Sam Worthington, Liam Neeson, Rosamund Pike, Ralph Fiennes
Rated PG-13

Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (2013)

Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters
★★★★
★★★★
2.3 out of 4 stars

From Thor Freudenthal, starring Logan Lerman, Alexandra Daddario, Brandon T. Jackson, Nathan Fillion
Rated PG

Alexander (2004)

Alexander
★★★★
★★★★
2.2 out of 4 stars

From Oliver Stone, starring Colin Farrell, Anthony Hopkins, Rosario Dawson, Angelina Jolie
Rated R

 



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