Most Popular Greek Tragedy Movies and TV Shows
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1. The Killing of a Sacred Deer (2017)
R | 121 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Steven, a charismatic surgeon, is forced to make an unthinkable sacrifice after his life starts to fall apart, when the behavior of a teenage boy he has taken under his wing turns sinister.
Votes: 102,429 | Gross: $2.29M
2. Medea (1969)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama, Fantasy
After his quest to retrieve the fabled Golden Fleece, Jason returns to Greece with the powerful sorceress, Medea. However, when the king banishes her, it's only human that Medea plots her furious revenge. Can they escape her wrath?
4. Summer Lover (2008)
Not Rated | 88 min | Drama, Romance
Sappho, a newly wed American wife, with her husband on the Greek island Lesbos, goes through the pain of unrequited love to a young woman, very much like the namesake poet in ancient times.
5. Iphigenia (1977)
Not Rated | 127 min | Drama
To appease offended gods before going to war, a commander must sacrifice his favorite daughter to them but does so under the pretext of marrying her off.
6. Medea (1988 TV Movie)
76 min | Drama
Medea is in Corinth with Jason and their two young sons. King Kreon wants to reward Jason for his exploits: he gives the hand of his daughter, Glauce, to Jason as well as the promise of the... See full summary »
Votes: 2,968 | Gross: $0.02M
7. Electra (I) (1962)
Not Rated | 110 min | Drama
Living in exile after the death of their father, the grown children of a murdered and usurped king converge to exact eye-for-an-eye revenge.
8. The Travelling Players (1975)
230 min | Drama, History, Music
Greece, 1939-1952: Fascist, Nazi, and Communist conflict, as seen through the eyes of a family of travelling provincial players.
9. Oedipus Rex (1957)
Approved | 87 min | Drama
The land ruled by King Oedipus is plagued by ill-fortune and the people are promised relief by the gods if the slayer of the former king is apprehended and punished. This does not bode well... See full summary »
10. Angela (1977)
91 min | Drama
A war vet finds out that a former prostitute had his baby. Doubting it's his, he gives it away, so she reports him. Twenty years later, she still wants to find her son. She meets a young man and falls in love, but the vet's prison term ends.
11. The Gangster (1947)
Approved | 84 min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir
Shubunka (Barry Sulivan) is a cynical gangster who controls the Neptune Beach waterfront. He runs a numbers racket with the local soda shop owner. The police are in his pocket and the local hoods are on his payroll.
12. A Dream of Passion (1978)
R | 110 min | Drama
Melina Mercouri plays an actress who is attempting a comeback with a staging of the Greek tragedy "Medea" (about a woman who kills her children) in her native Greece. As a publicity stunt, ... See full summary »
13. Antigone at the Barbican (2015 TV Movie)
90 min | Drama
A continuation from 'Oedipus at Colonnus', it follows Antigone, the daughter of Oedipus wishing to bury her dead brother, yet is stopped by her uncle Kreon.
14. Zina (1985)
92 min | Biography, Drama
After Stalin's purges, Zinaida Volkova, daughter of Leon Trotsky, is exiled to Berlin. As the Nazis rise to power, and World War II is approaching, she becomes obsessed with Antigone, the protagonist of a famous Greek tragedy, and loses her mind.
18. Electra (1990)
Not Rated | 96 min | Drama
Born with the beauty of the gods, Electra's lust for sexual gratification is exceeded only by her lust for vengeance. Enter a world of forbidden family love, betrayal and murder.
19. Die Nacht (1985)
A six hour long monologue performed by Edith Clever, who reads texts by Syberberg, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Heinrich von Kleist, Plato, Friedrich Hölderlin, Novalis, Friedrich Nietzsche,... See full summary »
23. Lost in the Bewilderness (2014)
97 min | Documentary, Biography, Family
"Lost in the Bewilderness" is a modern-day Greek myth - a documentary about the filmmaker's cousin Lucas, kidnapped at age five from his native Greece, and found on the eve of his sixteenth birthday in the U.S.
Director: Alexandra Anthony
25. Cassandra (2008)
27 min | Short, Drama, Mystery
Euripides' Greek tragedy, "The Trojan Women" is played out on the edge of a rocky desolate Mexican border town in this poetic reinterpretation by Director Mauricio Chernovetzky.
26. The Oresteia (2012)
Short, Comedy, Drama
Vengeful gods and a family curse. Happy days are here again in this semi-comedic backyard adaptation of Aeschylus' classic of Greek tragedy that tells a timeless story of bloody revenge, familial deceit and guilt.
27. Unremembered (2009)
135 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi
John Outis doesn't have a past. But his life history is being restored in the present and it's dramatically altering the lives of his friends, his wife, and his lover. As he begins to ... See full summary »
34. Antigone and Polyneices (2011)
15 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy
Bizarre interpretation of the Sophocles Greek tragedy, which follows the condemnation of Antigone after burying her fallen brother after being left unburied at King Creon's order.
35. Medea (2005)
Not Rated | 13 min | Short, Drama, Horror
Betrayed by an adulterous relationship, Medea takes the ultimate revenge on her companion. When everything is brought out to the table, terror will be served.
47. Loop (I) (2015)
7 min | Short, Action, Horror
A stupefied hostage tries to escape his captors only to realize that he became a part of a horrifying game. Armed with only courage and a will to survive he attempts to turn the tide.
48. The Book of Clarence (2017)
120 min | Documentary | Completed
We follow the life, health and career of the Grammy award winning Clarence Fountain and the Blind Boys of Alabama. This journey is woven together with "Gospel at Colonus"
All Great Neptune's Ocean
TV-PG | 43 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A chancellor visits the Andromeda, Tyr disrupts his visit by bringing up some past deeds the chancellor committed against Nietzscheans. Dylan orders Tyr to apologize, as Tyr visits the ... See full summary »