Films based on the work of Sophocles, Euripides, Aeschylus
Medea, a 1959 video directed by Jose Quintero, Actors: Judith Anderson, Colleen Dewhurst as the Chorus Leader; translation 'freely adapted' by Robinson Jeffers.
Medea ,1988 , Lars von Trier: See Internet Movie Database
Medea by Theo van Gogh (who was murdered), 2005, a version adapted to the Dutch politics, See Internet Movie Database
Antigone with Irene Papas
Antigone, by Sophocles: 1960 film with Irene Papas in the title role, in Greek with English subtitles.
Antigone 1974, Gerald Freedman. Broadway Theater Archive
Oedipus Rex , 1957 Abraham Polonsky, Tyrone Guthrie. Stage Recording of Oedipus Rex with actors wearing masks like the ancient Greeks .
Oedipus the King, 1967 GB Philip Saville, with Christopher Plummer, Donald Sutherland, Lilli Palmer, Orson Welles in the Dodona Theater in Greece
The Trojan Women, Michael Cacoyannis, with Katherine Hepburn as Hecuba, Genevieve Bujold as Cassandra, Vanessa Redgrave as Andromahe, and Irene Papas as Helen.
Medea, a Paolo Pasolini film with Maria Callas in the title role.
Electra, film by Michael Cacoyannis, starring Irene Papas, based on Euripides.
Films about Iliad and Troy
Rossana Podesta as Helen of Troy (1956)
Helen of Troy (1956) , Stanley Baker (Achilles)
Clash of the Titans (1981)
My Fair Lady (1964)
O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)
Only related to the character of Pandora as the good evil.
Jason and the Argonauts (1963)
Medea in Jason and the Argonauts
Jason and the Argonauts (2000)
Black Orpheus (Orfeu Negro) a 1959 Brazilian film by French director Marcel Camus
George Bernard Shaw, Pygmalion
Pygmalion (1938 )
Films about the Greek Queen of Egypt Clepatra VII
Antony and Cleopatra (1908) with Florence Lawrence as Cleopatra.
Cleopatra, Queen of Egypt, starring Helen Gardner (1912).
Cleopatra (1917):: Theda Bara (Cleopatra), Fritz Leiber (Caesar), Thurston Hall (Antony). Directed by J. Gordon Edwards. Based on Émile Moreau's play Cléopatre, Sardou's play Cléopatre, and Shakespeare's Antony and Cleopatra.
Cleopatra (1934): Claudette Colbert (Cleopatra), Warren William (Caesar), Henry Wilcoxon (Antony). Oscar-winning Cecil B. DeMille epic.
Caesar and Cleopatra (1945): Vivien Leigh (Cleopatra), Claude Rains (Caesar), Stewart Granger, Flora Robson Oscar-nominated version of George Bernard Shaw's play. Leigh also played Cleopatra opposite then-husband's Laurence Olivier's Caesar in a later London stage version.
Cleopatra (1963): Elizabeth Taylor (Cleopatra), Rex Harrison (Caesar), Richard Burton (Antony). Oscar-winning block-buster most (in)famously remembered for the off-screen affair between Taylor and Burton. In 1964, Carry On Cleo spoofed this, with Amanda Barrie as Cleopatra, and Sid James as Mark Antony. Information including historical background about the 1963 Cleopatra film
Antony & Cleopatra (1974): performed by London's Royal Shakespeare Company. Starred Janet Suzman (Cleopatra), Richard Johnson (Antony), and Patrick Stewart (Enobarbus).
Cleopatra (1999): Leonor Varela (Cleopatra), Timothy Dalton (Caesar), Billy Zane (Antony). Based on the book Memoirs of Cleopatra by Margaret George
A Large List of Cleopatra Movies from IMDB
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Alexander the Great
Alexander the Great (1956 film)
Thermopylae the 300 Spartans
Down To Earth
Oedipus Rex - Stravisnsky, Jessye Norman, Seji Ozawa, Saito Kinen Opera Orchestra , Release 14 June 2005