Ancient Greek Movies Based On Ancient Greece:

Below is a List of Some Popular Ancient Greek Movies:

Medea

a 1959 video directed by Jose Quintero, Actors: Judith Anderson, Colleen Dewhurst as the Chorus Leader; translation ‘freely adapted’ by Robinson Jeffers.

Antigone

by Sophocles: 1960 film with Irene Papas in the title role, in Greek with English subtitles

Oedipus Rex

1967 Pier Paolo Pasolini, with Sylvana Mangano as Jocasta and Franco Citti as Oedipus

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Oedipus the King

The Trojan Women

Starred Michael Cacoyannis, with Katherine Hepburn as Hecuba, Genevieve Bujold as Cassandra, Vanessa Redgrave as Andromache, and Irene Papas as Helen.

Electra

a film by Michael Cacoyannis, starring Irene Papas, based on Euripides

Mighty Aphrodite

Helena

Rossana Podesta

Ulysses

My Fair Lady

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O Brother, Where Art Thou?

In the film, three escaped prisoners embark on a journey to recover $1.2 million one of the prisoners stole from an armored car. The film is now a modern classic, and the soundtrack earned the film an Oscar win.

Medusa

Clash of the Titans

Clash of the Titans was a box office hit, grossing $41 million dollars domestically alone, on a $15 million dollar budget. It was the 11th highest grossing film of the year.

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The lightning thief is about a boy who finds out that he’s related to Greek gods.

Alexander the Great

300

300 is based on the historical Battle of Thermopylae about the battle waged between 300 Spartans and a sea of Persians over control of the land.

Troy

The film is based on the Trojan War, taking material from the Homers Iliad and the Virgil’s Aeneid.In search of the Trojan WarThe great British archaeologist Michael Wood leads us on a quest to reconcile the veracity of the Trojan War.

Ancient Greek & Roman Fashion in Movies

Hercules

Hercules in New York (or Hercules Goes Bananas)

Pandora

Pandora’s Box

The Argonauts

Jason and the Argonauts

Electra

Black Orpheus

Orfeu

Pygmalion