Paros is a beautiful Greek island in the Aegean Sea, known for its picturesque villages, sandy beaches, and ancient monuments. It is also a popular destination for filmmakers and TV producers who want to capture the charm and culture of the island. Here are some of the movies and TV shows that were filmed or set in Paros and where you can see them.
This is a Bollywood action thriller starring Salman Khan as Radhe, a ruthless hitman who falls in love with Jhanvi, a kind-hearted girl who tries to reform him. The movie features several scenes shot in Paros, including a romantic song sequence on the beach and a chase scene on the streets. You can watch Wanted on Netflix or Amazon Prime Video.
The Immature (2011)
This is an Italian comedy about six friends who reunite after 20 years when they have to retake their high school final exam due to a bureaucratic error. The movie follows their adventures and mishaps as they try to relive their youth and deal with their current problems. The movie has some scenes filmed in Paros, where the friends go on a vacation and enjoy the island’s scenery and nightlife. You can watch The Immature on Amazon Prime Video or Tubi.
Marinos Kontaras (1950)
This is a Greek adventure romance set in the 19th century, based on the novel by Penelope Delta. It tells the story of Marinos Kontaras, a notorious pirate who kidnaps Lemoni, a beautiful girl from Paros, and makes her his wife. However, he has to renounce his piracy and face his enemies to win her love. The movie showcases the historical and natural beauty of Paros, especially its old town and harbor. You can watch Marinos Kontaras on YouTube.
A Summer in Mykonos (2019)
This is a German TV movie about Jana, a young woman who travels to Greece to find her biological father, Nikos, who owns a tavern on Mykonos. Along the way, she meets and falls in love with Nikos’ son, also named Nikos, who is unaware of their family connection. The movie was filmed partly in Paros, where Jana stays at a hotel and explores the island’s attractions. You can watch A Summer in Mykonos on ZDF or Das Erste.