The Best Greece Movies and TV Shows on The Criterion Channel
Finding a good Greece movie and TV show to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Greece movies and TV shows of all time streaming on The Criterion Channel.
1. Time Bandits
What it's about: Young history buff Kevin can scarcely believe it when six dwarfs emerge from his closet one night. Former employees of the Supreme Being, they've purloined a map charting all of the holes in the fabric of time and are using it to steal treasures from different historical eras. Taking Kevin with them, they variously drop in on Napoleon, Robin Hood and King Agamemnon before the Supreme Being catches up with them.
Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & The Criterion Channel) & rent or buy from $2.99 on 3 services (iTunes, Google Play & Vudu).
What it's about: Repression is the rule of the day in this film that skewers Greek governance of the 1960s. Z, a leftist rabble rouser, is killed in what appears to be a traffic accident. But given the political climate, the death of such a prominent activist raises troubling questions. Though it's too late to save Z's life, a postmortem examination suggests that the ruling party was behind his death. As the facts leak out, those who tell the truth pay the price for their honesty.
Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (HBO MAX & The Criterion Channel) & rent or buy from $3.99 on 2 services (iTunes & Prime Video).
What it's about: A false accusation leads the philosopher Socrates to trial and condemnation in 4th century BC Athens.
Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (The Criterion Channel & Kanopy).