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Opa! (2009)

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On the magical Greek island of Patmos, the inhabitants have lived, danced, and laughed for thousands of years. But, with the arrival of a straight-laced, high-tech archaeologist, Eric everything could forever change. Eric finds himself swept into a world of picture-postcard scenery and romance. That is, until his satellite-guided equipment reveals that his most important find may be buried under the taverna owned by the object of his affection -- the beautiful and uncompromising Katerina. Will Eric toss away a lifetime of work -- and the hope of fulfilling his father's deepest wish -- for the love of a vivacious and independent woman? It will take her passion and his courage to find out where the real treasure is buried.

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All Critics (11) | Top Critics (8)

As standard uptight-American-unbuttons-himself-abroad movies go, director Udayan Prasad's gentle, unexceptional romance is exactly what you'd expect.

October 16, 2009 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

Everything is flat except for the island's picturesque mountains, but you can look at those for only so long.

October 16, 2009 | Rating: 1.5/5 | Full Review…

Opa!, a sweet, nontaxing movie set in the gorgeous Greek Isles, has a bit of a black hole at its center named Matthew Modine.

October 16, 2009 | Rating: 2.5/5 | Full Review…

An amiable if easily forgotten story of middle-age romance set amid the sun-splashed Greek Islands.

October 16, 2009 | Rating: 2/5

The water is blue, the women are beautiful, the guys are hunky and the ouzo flows without end. So do the clichés.

October 16, 2009 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

Your reviewer did correctly guess just about everything that transpired in Opa!, the only surprise being that the climactic finale hinges on a PowerPoint presentation. It's as romantic as it sounds.

October 15, 2009 | Full Review…

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Cute, feel-good movie with beautiful scenery. I really enjoyed this, and it was good to see Matthew Modine in something fun. I have always liked him, but his movies seem to be hit or miss.

Cynthia S.
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