Greece is a really fascinating country in every single way. Many locations throughout this country are fantastic for creative movie settings. But, one Greek island that really attracts the attention of many film producers is, undoubtedly, Mykonos. This is not surprising at all, because you can find inspiration in every single corner of this picturesque island. That’s why movies filmed in Mykonos represent an ultimate work of art in cinematography.
Also, this is one of the reasons why superstars and celebrities simply adore Mykonos. Therefore, we’ll represent to you some of the films made in Mykonos, that have won the hearts of people all around the globe.
Movies Filmed In Mykonos – The Greek Tycoon (1978)
If you like drama genre of movies, then you’ll definitely love “The Greek Tycoon”. This is an American movie and in center of a storyline is Aristotle Onassis (Theo Tomasis). He is that Greek Tycoon and mogul. This businessman and one of the most eminent and richest men on the planet, owns oil tankers, airlines, and many islands in the Mediterranean. Also, he wanted to be the most successful president of the Hellenic Republic.
His relationship with Jacqueline Kennedy was in a center of an attention in many world’s media. The legendary actor Anthony Quinn plays the role of Aristotle Onassis.
Shirley Valentine (1989)
This lovely British romantic movie has won many awards and earned many nominations. By far, this is one of the most popular movies filmed in Mykonos. Shirley Valentine is a woman who wants to explore and discover herself again, after her best friend won a vacation in Greece. Shirley also rethinks about her childhood and love life from her youth. Suddenly, she meets Costas Dimitriades, when movie romantic plot begins.
Keep in mind that the Agios Ioannis beach was in an epicenter of this movie.
This is why many tourists from all around the world come exactly to this beach to enjoy the quietness, as Shirley Valentine did. Actress Pauline Collins plays the role of Shirley Valentine.
Movies Filmed In Mykonos – Kamaki (2005)
However, drama, with the elements of romance, isn’t the only movie genre in Mykonos. This island has its “place” for comedy, as well. That’s where Kamaki gets in the game.
When you literally translate Kamaki, it means harpoon. But, in its casual dialect means “flirting” or “hustling”. This is the story of five guys who decided to spend their summer in Mykonos. One of them, Sam, also came to the this outstanding island for the summer period, in order to find a job. But, very soon, he finds himself in a lot of troubles.
Not many people know about this movie, but it is definitely worth watching.
The Bourne Identity (2002)
The Bourne Identity is an American-German action-thriller movie that got many positive reviews and critics. Actually, this is kind of a spy film. One of the best actors in Hollywood has the leading role in this movie. Of course, we are talking about Matt Damon. He plays James Bourne, the man who has an extreme memory loss.
Therefore, he wants to find his true self and his real identity, while there is a conspiracy in CIA. Other actors in this movie are Franka Potente, Clive Owen, Julia Stiles, Chris Cooper and many others.
An interesting fact is the Little Venice was the one of the spots where movie scenes were shot.
The Kings Of Mykonos (2010)
If you are a fan of movies with a lot of dance performances, then The Kings Of Mykonos is an ideal movie for you! The whole storyline is about a guy whose name is Steve. He literally becomes a rich man over night, when he inherits a profitable part of Greek beach from his uncle. That’s when all the drama starts.
As well as The Bourne Identity, some of the scenes in this movie took place in Little Venice.
As we can see, Mykonos is truly awesome island and incredible movie destination for any film category. This is why movies filmed in Mykonos had a great success. However, if you want to experience this island at its best, you don’t have to watch movies!
The only thing you have to do is to come to Porta Bar Mykonos and have the time of your life! Our indoor exclusive nightclub has the reputation of the best gay club in Mykonos. Indeed, we have everything that you need for your ultimate pleasure and enjoyment. The latest sound system, the most popular DJ music, colourful cocktails, LED light dance floor… You name it – we have it!
And the best part is – every night is a party night in Porta Bar! The whole atmosphere is so friendly and mesmerizing, that you will in a matter of time make new friends!
Once you visit Porta Bar, it is really easy to forget the world outside! Feel free to drop by and create lifelong memories.