The Best Melina Mercouri Movies

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List of the best Melina Mercouri movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Melina Mercouri'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 Melina Mercouri movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Melina Mercouri movies will be at the top of the list. Melina Mercouri has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Melina Mercouri movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Melina Mercouri films to end the squabble once and for all.

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  • Topkapi


    Melina Mercouri, Peter Ustinov, Maximilian Schell
    7 votes
    • Released: 1964
    • Directed by: Jules Dassin
    Beautiful thief Elizabeth Lipp (Melina Mercouri) and criminal genius Walter Harper (Maximilian Schell) put together a plan to steal an emerald-encrusted dagger from Istanbul's Topkapi Palace. As part ...more

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  • Phaedra
    Melina Mercouri, Anthony Perkins, Raf Vallone
    6 votes
    • Released: 1962
    • Directed by: Jules Dassin
    Phaedra (Melina Mercouri) is sent by her wealthy older husband, Thanos (Raf Vallone), to London in order to bring his son from a previous marriage, Alexis (Anthony Perkins), home for the summer. ...more

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  • 10:30 P.M. Summer
    Romy Schneider, Peter Finch, Melina Mercouri
    6 votes
    • Released: 1966
    • Directed by: Jules Dassin
    10:30 P.M. Summer is a 1966 American drama film directed by Jules Dassin, husband of star Melina Mercouri. It is based on the novel Ten-Thirty on a Summer Night by Marguerite Duras.
  • Never on Sunday
    Melina Mercouri, Jules Dassin, George Foundas
    6 votes
    • Released: 1960
    • Directed by: Jules Dassin
    Free spirit and prostitute Ilya (Melina Mercouri) lives in a Greek port city. Open and amiable, she makes friends often and easily. She encounters Homer Thrace (Jules Dassin), a vacationing American ...more
  • The Gypsy and the Gentleman
    3 votes
    • Released: 1958
    • Directed by: Joseph Losey
    The Gypsy and the Gentleman is a 1958 British film directed by Joseph Losey. It stars Melina Mercouri and Keith Michell.
  • A Man Could Get Killed
    James Garner, Melina Mercouri, Sandra Dee
    3 votes
    • Released: 1966
    • Directed by: Ronald Neame, Cliff Owen
    This silly send-up of spy and suspense movies focuses on William Beddoes (James Garner), an American businessman traveling in Lisbon, who is mistaken for a British secret agent. When shady characters ...more