Danish Movies

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1. Adam's Apples (2005)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

51 Metascore

A neo-nazi sentenced to community service at a church clashes with the blindly devotional priest.

Director: Anders Thomas Jensen | Stars: Ulrich Thomsen, Mads Mikkelsen, Nicolas Bro, Paprika Steen

Votes: 42,738 | Gross: $0.00M

2. After the Wedding (2006)

R | 120 min | Drama

78 Metascore

A manager of an orphanage in India is sent to Copenhagen, Denmark, where he discovers a life-altering family secret.

Director: Susanne Bier | Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Rolf Lassgård, Neeral Mulchandani

Votes: 30,123 | Gross: $0.41M

3. Flickering Lights (2000)

Not Rated | 109 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

47 Metascore

A gang of 4 Danish criminals are ordered by Færingen to steal a bag from a safe. When they see DKK4,000,000 in the bag, they keep it for themselves and head for Spain. They end up in a ruin of an old restaurant on Funen and renovate it.

Director: Anders Thomas Jensen | Stars: Søren Pilmark, Ulrich Thomsen, Mads Mikkelsen, Nikolaj Lie Kaas

Votes: 18,060

4. The Green Butchers (2003)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

54 Metascore

2 Danish friends are tired of their employer and open their own butcher shop. An electrician accidentally dies in the freezer and he's sold as marinated chicken and business picks up. What happens when they run out of "chicken"?

Director: Anders Thomas Jensen | Stars: Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Mads Mikkelsen, Line Kruse, Ole Thestrup

Votes: 18,105 | Gross: $0.00M

5. Old Men in New Cars: In China They Eat Dogs II (2002)

Not Rated | 95 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

Fresh out of a Danish prison, Harald bosses his old gang around, into visiting his hospitalized foster dad, who wants to see his bio son before dying. The son's in a Swedish prison. Then there's a money matter - robbing a bank.

Director: Lasse Spang Olsen | Stars: Kim Bodnia, Torkel Petersson, Tomas Villum Jensen, Nikolaj Lie Kaas

Votes: 8,490

6. In China They Eat Dogs (1999)

Not Rated | 91 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

Two brothers, one cold and ruthless, the other sensitive and reluctant, and their brutal misadventures.

Director: Lasse Spang Olsen | Stars: Kim Bodnia, Dejan Cukic, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Tomas Villum Jensen

Votes: 18,865

7. Parterapi (2010)

Not Rated | 99 min | Comedy

Anders and Puk's dream has come true. They've finally bought their own house and at a real good price. Their teenage daughter might cheer up as she gets her own room in the basement. After ... See full summary »

Director: Kenneth Kainz | Stars: Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Søren Pilmark, Rasmus Bjerg

Votes: 864

8. The Experiment (2010)

90 min | Drama, History

Greenland, 1952: An orphanage is opened in Nuuk/Godthåb to turn 16 Inuit kids into Danish kids after 18 months in Denmark, and use it as example for modernizing Greenland after poverty and TB spread during WWII.

Director: Louise Friedberg | Stars: Tanja Kielsen, Laura With Bødker, Julia Naamansen, Benjamin With Bødker

Votes: 199

9. Everything Will Be Fine (2010)

90 min | Drama, Thriller

A writer-director known for becoming obsessed with his own stories, Jacob Falk stumbles upon photographs of prisoners of war being tortured by Danish soldiers. Suspecting a political ... See full summary »

Director: Christoffer Boe | Stars: Jens Albinus, Igor Radosavljevic, Marijana Jankovic, Thomas Høite Meersohn

Votes: 767

10. In a Better World (2010)

R | 118 min | Drama, Romance

65 Metascore

The lives of two Danish families cross each other, and an extraordinary but risky friendship comes into bud. But loneliness, frailty and sorrow lie in wait.

Director: Susanne Bier | Stars: Mikael Persbrandt, Trine Dyrholm, Markus Rygaard, Wil Johnson

Votes: 37,002 | Gross: $1.01M

11. Hold Me Tight (2010)

80 min | Drama

A film about peer pressure and taking responsibility for one's own life. The story revolves around Sara, Mikkel, Hassan and Louise, four teenagers, who are searching for their own identity ... See full summary »

Director: Kaspar Munk | Stars: Julie Brochorst Andersen, Frederik Christian Johansen, Sofia Cukic, Hicham Najid

Votes: 489

12. Karla & Jonas (2010)

82 min | Family

Karla met Jonas during a summer vacation at the lake. After being unable to stop thinking about him and their kiss she phones him, making up a school assignment about children living in an orphanage, which is precisely where Jonas lives.

Director: Charlotte Sachs Bostrup | Stars: Elena Arndt-Jensen, Joshua Berman, Nanna Koppel, Nikolaj Støvring Hansen

Votes: 187

13. Lost in Africa (2010)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama, Family, Thriller

Simon an adopted boy of a danish couple visiting Kenya with his mother goes missing in Kibera slum. When his mother offers a reward in the tv, the kidnappers are on the run.

Director: Vibeke Muasya | Stars: Connie Nielsen, Lars Mikkelsen, Simon Larsen, Amos Odhiambo

Votes: 186

14. Klown (2010)

R | 93 min | Comedy

62 Metascore

In order to prove his fatherhood potential to his pregnant girlfriend, Frank 'kidnaps' her 12-year-old nephew and tags along on his best friend Casper's debauched weekend canoe trip.

Director: Mikkel Nørgaard | Stars: Frank Hvam, Casper Christensen, Marcuz Jess Petersen, Mia Lyhne

Votes: 9,523 | Gross: $0.07M

15. My Good Enemy (2010)

93 min | Drama

Sick of being bullied, two boys decide to take matters into their own hands.

Director: Oliver Ussing | Stars: Nikolaj Støvring Hansen, Rasmus Lind Rubin, Clara Bruun Sandbye, Kim Bodnia

Votes: 365

16. My Sister's Kids in Jutland (2010)

Not Rated | 76 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

My sisters kids goes to Nordjylland.

Director: Martin Miehe-Renard | Stars: Peter Mygind, Mathilde Høgh Kølben, Sebastian Kronby, Lasse Guldberg Kamper

Votes: 149

17. Oldboys (2009)

95 min | Comedy, Drama

Now in his fifties, Vagn leads a solitary life and plays football with a group of similarly aged men, some even older. After being left behind at a petrol station by his teammates on their ... See full summary »

Director: Nikolaj Steen | Stars: Kristian Halken, Robert Hansen, Laura Christensen, Rasmus Bjerg

Votes: 938

18. R (2010)

Unrated | 99 min | Crime, Drama

67 Metascore

The R of the title stands for the young protagonist, Rune, fearlessly played by Pilou Asbæk. Imprisoned for violent assault, he's a cocky, good-looking young man placed in the hardcore ward... See full summary »

Directors: Tobias Lindholm, Michael Noer | Stars: Pilou Asbæk, Dulfi Al-Jabouri, Roland Møller, Jacob Gredsted

Votes: 4,280

19. Truth About Men (2010)

Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Mads, a 34-year-old scriptwriter, goes through a crisis in life when a close friend of his has a stroke and ends up in a coma. Mads breaks up with his girlfriend for ten years and tries to ... See full summary »

Director: Nikolaj Arcel | Stars: Thure Lindhardt, Tuva Novotny, Rosalinde Mynster, Signe Egholm Olsen

Votes: 1,221

20. Trollhunter (2010)

PG-13 | 103 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

61 Metascore

A group of students investigates a series of mysterious bear killings, but learns that there are much more dangerous things going on. They start to follow a mysterious hunter, learning that he is actually a troll hunter.

Director: André Øvredal | Stars: Otto Jespersen, Robert Stoltenberg, Knut Nærum, Glenn Erland Tosterud

Votes: 65,163 | Gross: $0.25M

21. Tommy (I) (2007)

12 min | Short

Arild runs into the father of his former class mate Kjell in the mountains. Controversy from the past unfolds during this brief meeting.

Director: Ole Giæver | Stars: Anders Baasmo Christiansen, Bjørn Sundquist

Votes: 69

22. Zoomers (2009)

88 min | Family

Two boys and an electric kettle, a robot, 100 surveillance cameras and a girl named Thea.

Director: Christian E. Christiansen | Stars: Frederik Ludvig Mansa, Sophus Emil Løkkegaard, Emilie Løvenstein Vegeberg, Simon Maagaard Holm

Votes: 150

23. All for One (2011)

Not Rated | 81 min | Comedy, Crime

4 childhood friends, 3 now petty criminals and Martin a petty cop, are trying to bring down a big time drug smuggler (Rutger Hauer), who has an art gallery as front.

Director: Rasmus Heide | Stars: Jon Lange, Jonatan Spang, Rasmus Bjerg, Mick Øgendahl

Votes: 2,309

24. Rebounce (2011)

92 min | Drama

Louise's mother, Susan was in prison and that's why she lives with her gran. But now her mum has been released. She thinks her mum is just great. Seen through the eyes of this teenager, ... See full summary »

Director: Heidi Maria Faisst | Stars: Frederikke Dahl Hansen, Anne Sofie Espersen, Kirsten Olesen, Niels Skousen

Votes: 276

25. Superclásico (2011)

Not Rated | 99 min | Comedy

Christian's wife leaves him for a top Argentinian soccer player. After 11 months of drinking his wine store stock, he flies to Buenos Aires with his son, Oscar, 16, after receiving divorce papers. Will he get his wife back?

Director: Ole Christian Madsen | Stars: Mikael Bertelsen, Anders W. Berthelsen, Jamie Morton, Paprika Steen

Votes: 2,324

26. People in the Sun (2011)

78 min | Comedy

Four self-centered people spend midsummers eve in a campsite. Concentrating on their own bloated egos, they are unaware that the world is, in fact, ending.

Director: Per-Olav Sørensen | Stars: Kjersti Holmen, Ingar Helge Gimle, Ane Dahl Torp, Jon Øigarden

Votes: 384

27. A Funny Man (2011)

Not Rated | 116 min | Biography, Drama

A biography of the Danish actor and comedian, Dirch Passer.

Director: Martin Zandvliet | Stars: Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Lars Ranthe, Lars Brygmann, Malou Reymann

Votes: 2,522

28. The Reunion (2011)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy

Niels is invited to a 25 year reunion for his student years, and is given the task of holding the main speech. This comes at a bad time. He is troubled with his self consciousness, eyesight, Hemmoroids and age bothering him.

Director: Niels Nørløv Hansen | Stars: Nicolaj Kopernikus, Anders W. Berthelsen, Troels Lyby, Therese Glahn

Votes: 2,579

29. Room 304 (2011)

Not Rated | 88 min | Drama

In a Copenhagen hotel, disparate lives intersect through accident or fate: A stewardess desperate for intimacy. An immigrant obsessed with revenge. A hotel manager lost in despair. A wife ... See full summary »

Director: Birgitte Stærmose | Stars: Mikael Birkkjær, Stine Stengade, David Dencik, Luan Jaha

Votes: 239

30. 10 timer til Paradis (2012)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama, Romance

70 Metascore

Dennis, a painfully shy 38-year-old bodybuilder who lives with his mother, sets off to Thailand in search of love.

Director: Mads Matthiesen | Stars: Kim Kold, Elsebeth Steentoft, Lamaiporn Sangmanee Hougaard, David Winters

Votes: 4,132 | Gross: $0.02M

31. This Life (2012)

Not Rated | 122 min | Drama, War

The true story of the Fiil's a family of innkeepers who during Nazi-Germany's occupation of Denmark took up arms against the German occupiers. But in the fight for freedom, some must die so that others may live.

Director: Anne-Grethe Bjarup Riis | Stars: Jens Jørn Spottag, Bodil Jørgensen, Thomas Ernst, Laura Winther Møller

Votes: 2,209

32. Lærkevej - til døden os skiller (2012)

Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

The alcoholic Elisabeth, is dying due to kidney failure. So she is in desperat need of a kidney transplant, and the hunt for a kidney donor begins ...

Director: Mogens Hagedorn | Stars: Søs Egelind, Søren Spanning, Anette Støvelbæk, Henrik Prip

Votes: 262

33. Over the Edge (2012)

99 min | Drama, Thriller

Just as computer developer David and his girlfriend Freja arrive at their newly bought country house close to the Cliffs of Møn the harmony is disturbed by an inexplicably suicide. When ... See full summary »

Directors: Laurits Munch-Petersen, Jacob Ditlev | Stars: Jonatan Spang, Christiane Schaumburg-Müller, Alexandre Willaume, Danica Curcic

Votes: 857

34. Excuse Me (2012)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

'Excuse Me' is a love fable of the young beautiful but confused, Helene, who according to her domineering mother has come into the world as a 'technical hitch'. Helene's search for her ... See full synopsis »

Director: Henrik Ruben Genz | Stars: Sara Hjort Ditlevsen, Nicolas Bro, Lotte Andersen, Søren Østergaard

Votes: 285

35. The Great Bird Race (2012)

90 min | Family

12-year-old Victor and his father attend the Annual Ornithology Competition, where Victor wants to prove his worth by spotting the rarest bird and win 1st prize for his father's sake. ... See full summary »

Director: Christian Dyekjær | Stars: Oliver Methling Søndergaard, Lars Brygmann, Jesper Asholt, Nicolas Bro

Votes: 54

36. A Royal Affair (2012)

R | 137 min | Biography, Drama, History

73 Metascore

A young queen, who is married to an insane king, falls secretly in love with her physician - and together they start a revolution that changes a nation forever.

Director: Nikolaj Arcel | Stars: Alicia Vikander, Mads Mikkelsen, Mikkel Boe Følsgaard, Trine Dyrholm

Votes: 41,762 | Gross: $1.55M

37. Something in the Air (2011)

104 min | Comedy

When clairvoyant Pernille meets Journalist Daniel, who is on a mission to write an expose about Facts & Fiction in the clairvoyant world, Daniel falls in love with her. And funnily enough - She hadn't seen it coming.

Director: Michael Asmussen | Stars: Dejan Cukic, Ole Dupont, Benedikte Hansen, Robert Hansen

Votes: 224

40. The Shooter (2013)

90 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

A reporter confronts the Danish foreign minister on TV about broken promises on ecological policies with offshore oil drilling NE of Greenland. A geophysicist/sharpshooter is angered and loose in Copenhagen.

Director: Annette K. Olesen | Stars: Trine Dyrholm, Kim Bodnia, Kristian Halken, Nikolaj Lie Kaas

Votes: 1,309

41. Northwest (2013)

Not Rated | 91 min | Action, Crime, Drama

18-year-old Caspar wants to reach the top, no matter what. He carries out small-time break-ins for Jamal, before moving on to work for big player Björn. All goes well, until Jamal's gang ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Noer | Stars: Gustav Dyekjær Giese, Oscar Dyekjær Giese, Lene Maria Christensen, Annemieke Bredahl Peppink

Votes: 3,676

42. A Hijacking (2012)

R | 103 min | Drama, Thriller

82 Metascore

The crew of a Danish cargo ship is hijacked by Somali pirates who proceed to engage in escalating negotiations with authorities in Copenhagen.

Director: Tobias Lindholm | Stars: Pilou Asbæk, Søren Malling, Dar Salim, Roland Møller

Votes: 15,004 | Gross: $0.41M

43. Love Is All You Need (2012)

R | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

60 Metascore

A hairdresser, who has lost her hair to cancer, finds out her husband is having an affair, travels to Italy for her daughter's wedding, and meets a widower who still blames the world for the loss of his wife.

Director: Susanne Bier | Stars: Pierce Brosnan, Trine Dyrholm, Molly Blixt Egelind, Sebastian Jessen

Votes: 12,516 | Gross: $1.63M

44. Department Q: The Keeper of Lost Causes (2013)

Not Rated | 96 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

62 Metascore

Police inspector Carl Mørck is put in charge of a department of cold cases, joined only by his assistant, Assad. They dig into a case about a disappeared woman.

Director: Mikkel Nørgaard | Stars: Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Per Scheel Krüger, Troels Lyby, Øyvind B. Fabricius Holm

Votes: 22,380



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