Santorini Movies & Games

Santorini has a very unique landscape. It is on everyone's bucket list to visit and it is also the perfect set for a movie. Whether you are looking for a dramatic or a romantic scenery, you will find it here in Santorini. There are cliffs, volcanoes, a caldera, blue and white buildings and traditional villages. Oh. And Oia. Let's not forget about Oia. Santorini has it all.

Here is a list of movies and games that have featured Santorini. Watch them/play and get inspired. After all, your holiday is just around the corner. 

Get your popcorn ready. 

Movies

Bang Bang!

A young bank receptionist gets mixed up with Rajveer Nanda, a man who has a mysterious background.

Director: Siddharth Anand 

Writers: Sujoy Ghosh (screenplay), Suresh Nair (screenplay)

Stars: Hrithik Roshan, Katrina Kaif, Pavan Malhotra

Felix and Alexandra's tender marriage unravels after a devastating betrayal. The story travels on an international journey of discovery from New York City to Santorini, Greece while addressing this very question.

Director: Matthew D. Panepinto

Writers: Deirdre Lorenz, Matthew D. Panepinto

Stars: Deirdre Lorenz, Matthew D. Panepinto, Richard Belzer

Four best girlfriends hatch a plan to stay connected with one another as their lives start off in different directions: they pass around a pair of secondhand jeans that fits each of their bodies perfectly.

Director: Ken Kwapis

Writers: Ann Brashares (novel), Delia Ephron (screenplay) 

Stars: Amber Tamblyn, Alexis Bledel, America Ferrera

Four young women continue the journey toward adulthood that began with "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants." Now three years later, these lifelong friends embark on separate paths for their first year of college and the summer beyond, but remain in touch by sharing their experiences with each other as they always have-with honesty and humor. Discovering their individual strengths, fears, talents and capacity for love through the choices they make, they come to value more than ever the bond they share and the immeasurable power of their friendship.

Director: Sanaa Hamri

Writers:  Elizabeth Chandler (screenplay), Ann Brashares (novel)

Stars: America Ferrera, Alexis Bledel, Amber Tamblyn

Adventuress Lara Croft goes on a quest to save the mythical Pandora's Box before an evil scientist and recruits a former Marine turned mercenary to assist her.

Director: Jan de Bont

Writers: Dean Georgaris (screenplay), Steven E. de Souza(story) 

Stars: Angelina Jolie, Gerard Butler, Chris Barrie

 

A rogue assassin is taking out military leaders, and Brandon gets word that his father is one. He tries to track down the killer, finds out that his father isn't dead and realizes that his superior officers are using him as bait to track the killer.

Director: Don Michael Paul

Writers: Michael Frost Beckner (based on the characters created by), John Fasano(screenplay) 

Stars: Doug Allen, Asen Asenov, Tom Berenger

Two lovers spend an unforgettable summer in Greece, but their differences threaten to break them up.

Director: Joyce Bernal (as Bb. Joyce Bernal)

Writer: Vanessa R. Valdez (story)

Stars:Richard Gutierrez, KC Concepcion, Phillip Salvador

 

A coming-of-age comic tale about three eighteen-year-olds just out of high school who go to a Greek island following one of the boys' older girlfriend.

Director: Giovanni Veronesi

Writers: Silvio Muccino (screenplay), Giovanni Veronesi(screenplay)

Stars: Silvio Muccino, Violante Placido, Giuseppe Sanfelice

A young American couple and a French woman engage in a threesome in the Greek Islands.

Director: Randal Kleiser

Writer: Randal Kleiser

Stars: Peter Gallagher, Daryl Hannah, Valérie Quennessen

 

Kipseli - Santorini 1972- Hoffman, Susanna

A film essay on the peasant society of Kypseli, a small isolated Greek village on the island of Thira. Depicts how the people of Kypseli divide time, space, material possessions, and activities according to an underlying pattern based on the separation of the sexes, and shows how this division determines the village social structure.

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is a military science fiction first-person shooter video game published by Activision. 

Initial release date: November 4, 2014

Developers: Sledgehammer Games, High Moon Studios, Raven Software

Publishers: Activision, Square Enix

Counter-Strike: Global Offensive is an online first-person shooter developed by Hidden Path Entertainment and Valve Corporation. It is the fourth game in the main Counter-Strike franchise. 

Initial release date: August 21, 2012

Developers: Valve Corporation, Hidden Path Entertainment

Nominations: AMD eSports Audience Award

Dr. Eggman is the primary antagonist for Sonic Unleashed. In this installment, Dr. Eggman has managed to shatter the planet into pieces, and it is up to Sonic to return the seven broken continents back to normal by retrieving the Chaos Emeralds and activating their power.

Director: Yoshihisa Hashimoto

Writers: Kiyoko Yoshimura (scenario writer), Yuji Naka(characters and universe)

Stars: Jason Griffith, Amy Palant, Dan Green

Indiana Jones and the Fate of Atlantis is a point-and-click adventure game by LucasArts originally released in 1992. Almost a year later, it was reissued on CD-ROM as an enhanced "talkie" edition with full voice acting and digitized sound effects. 

Initial release date: 1992

Developer: LucasArts

Designers: Hal Barwood, Noah Falstein

 

Have you watched any of these movies? Or played the games?

Feel free to add something to the list if we've missed it!

See you soon,

Christina