The Best Irene Papas Movies

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List of the best Irene Papas movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Irene Papas's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Irene Papas movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Irene Papas movies will be at the top of the list. Irene Papas has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Irene Papas movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Irene Papas films to end the squabble once and for all.

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  • Zorba the Greek
    1
    Anthony Quinn, Alan Bates, Irene Papas
    7 votes
    • Released: 1964
    • Directed by: Mihalis Kakogiannis
    Traveling to inspect an abandoned mine his father owns in Crete, English author Basil (Alan Bates) meets the exuberant peasant Zorba (Anthony Quinn) and invites him along when the older man claims he ...more

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  • Z
    2
    Jean-Louis Trintignant, Yves Montand, Jacques Perrin
    12 votes
    • Released: 1969
    • Directed by: Costa-Gavras
    Z is a 1969 Algerian French language political thriller directed by Costa-Gavras, with a screenplay by Gavras and Jorge Semprún, based on the 1966 novel of the same name by Vassilis Vassilikos. The ...more
  • Electra
    3
    Irene Papas, Aleka Katselli, Giannis Fertis
    5 votes
    • Released: 1962
    • Directed by: Mihalis Kakogiannis
    When King Agamemnon returns from battle, he is slain by his wife, Clytemnestra (Aleka Katselli), and her lover. The king's son, Orestes (Giannis Fertis), is sent into exile, and his daughter, Electra ...more
  • The Trojan Women
    4
    Katharine Hepburn, Vanessa Redgrave, Geneviève Bujold
    5 votes
    • Released: 1972
    • Directed by: Mihalis Kakogiannis
    In the aftermath of the Trojan Wars, Queen Hecuba (Katharine Hepburn) takes stock of the defeated kingdom. Her son has been killed, and his widow, Andromache (Vanessa Redgrave), is left to raise ...more
  • The Odyssey
    5
    Christopher Lee, Bernadette Peters, Isabella Rossellini
    5 votes
    • Released: 1997
    • Directed by: Andrei Konchalovsky
    Odysseus tries to return home after the Trojan War.

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  • Anne of the Thousand Days
    6
    Richard Burton, Geneviève Bujold, Irene Papas
    9 votes
    • Released: 1969
    • Directed by: Charles Jarrott
    This film adaption of a Broadway play is based on the historical events surrounding the founding of the Church of England. Catherine of Aragon (Irene Papas), empowered wife of King Henry VIII ...more

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