Zorba the Greek
Zorba the Greek (2005)

If ever there was a role that Anthony Quinn was born to play, it was the lusty, life-affirming title character in Zorba the Greek. The scene is the isle of Crete, where English writer Alan Bates arrives in the hopes of realigning his own… More

Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 3, 2004
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Critic Score: 86% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Dan Jardine
Cinemania

The serious critique in Zorba attends the tragic elements in the story

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Gained international acclaim for Anthony Quinn in a role many believe he was born to play and one that he's become best-remembered for.

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Wesley Lovell
Cinema Sight

A pensive film about the need to find your own truth while living life to its fullest.

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Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

Despite Cacoyannis' plodding helming, and schematic contrast between the inhibited Brit and lusty Greek, the film is enjoyable due to Anthony Quinn's performance and Theodorakis' glorious music.

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Flixster Audience Score: 88% Flixster User Reviews
Aaron Neuwirth
Zorba: Damn it boss, I like you too much not to say it. You've got everthing except one thing: madness! A man needs a little madness, or else... Basil: Or… More
John Ballantine
The be all and end all of Anthony Quinn's career. It is the role that defined him even though I am pretty sure that he isn't Greek. It nonetheless led… More
Randy Tippy
A much darker film than I expected it to be. Anthony Quinn's energetic and charismatic Zorba seems almost out of place amidst a cast of cowardly,… More
Lord Naseby
This movie looked so incredibly boring, that it took me an entire year to work up the nerve to watch it. Maybe more maybe less. I almost didn't. Especially… More
Lanning : )
When Zorba's son dies, everyone else cries. Zorba? He dances. If Quinn had only done one film, this film, his contribution to the history of movies… More