Iceland (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Arctic (2018)

PG-13 | 98 min | Adventure, Drama

6.8
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71 Metascore

A man stranded in the Arctic after a plane crash must decide whether to remain in the relative safety of his makeshift camp or to embark on a deadly trek through the unknown.

Director: Joe Penna | Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Maria Thelma Smáradóttir, Tintrinai Thikhasuk

Votes: 28,218 | Gross: $2.41M

2. Ófærð (2015– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

8.1
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In a remote town in Iceland, Police desperately try to solve a crime as a powerful storm descends upon the town.

Stars: Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Ilmur Kristjánsdóttir, Ingvar Sigurdsson, Elva María Birgisdóttir

Votes: 12,224

3. Z for Zachariah (2015)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.0
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68 Metascore

In the wake of a disaster that wipes out most of civilization, two men and a young woman find themselves in an emotionally charged love triangle as the last known survivors.

Director: Craig Zobel | Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Chris Pine, Margot Robbie

Votes: 26,028 | Gross: $0.12M

4. Woman at War (2018)

Not Rated | 101 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.5
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81 Metascore

Halla becomes a determined environmental activist, but this threatens a long-held hope of hers.

Director: Benedikt Erlingsson | Stars: Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir, Jóhann Sigurðarson, Juan Camillo Roman Estrada, Jörundur Ragnarsson

Votes: 4,465 | Gross: $0.85M

5. LazyTown (2002–2016)

TV-Y | 30 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

5.8
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In this Nick Jr. television show, a pink-haired girl named Stephanie moves to LazyTown with her uncle (the mayor of LazyTown), where she tries to teach its extremely lazy residents that physical activity is beneficial.

Stars: Magnús Scheving, Stefán Karl Stefánsson, Julianna Rose Mauriello, Julie Westwood

Votes: 5,581

6. A White, White Day (2019)

109 min | Drama

7.1
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In a remote Icelandic town, an off duty police chief begins to suspect a local man for having had an affair with his wife, who recently died in a car accident. Gradually his obsession for ... See full summary »

Director: Hlynur Palmason | Stars: Ingvar Sigurdsson, Ída Mekkín Hlynsdóttir, Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Sara Dögg Ásgeirsdóttir

Votes: 409

7. End of Sentence (2019)

Drama

7.9
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After being widowed, Frank Fogle reluctantly embarks on a journey to honor his wife's last wish of spreading her ashes in a remote lake in her native Ireland and a promise of taking his ... See full summary »

Director: Elfar Adalsteins | Stars: John Hawkes, Logan Lerman, Sarah Bolger, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson

Votes: 39

8. I Remember You (2017)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.2
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A story about a young man and woman who move into a small abandoned town in Iceland to renovate an old house. Little do they know the town has a dark history.

Director: Óskar Thór Axelsson | Stars: Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson, Ágústa Eva Erlendsdóttir, Elma Stefania Agustsdottir, Thor Kristjansson

Votes: 3,769

9. Case (2015– )

45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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A smart lawyer whose drinking and recklessness send him on a path of self-destruction finds new purpose investigating a teenager's apparent suicide.

Stars: Steinunn Ólína Þorsteinsdóttir, Magnús Jónsson, Birna Rún Eiríksdóttir, Elma Stefania Agustsdottir

Votes: 1,697

10. Heartstone (2016)

Unrated | 129 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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70 Metascore

In a fishing village in Iceland, a boy develops feelings for his best friend as his best friend pursues his affections for a girl.

Director: Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson | Stars: Baldur Einarsson, Blær Hinriksson, Diljá Valsdóttir, Katla Njálsdóttir

Votes: 3,755

11. Stella Blómkvist (2017– )

TV-MA | 46 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.7
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Stella Blómkvist is a young, cute, libertine, tough, confident, intelligent, Icelandic lawyer with a flexible moral compass. A friend at the police calls her when there's a criminal in need of a lawyer.

Stars: Heida Reed, Sara Dögg Ásgeirsdóttir, Kristín Þóra Haraldsdóttir, Þorsteinn Guðmundsson

Votes: 549

12. The Deep (2012)

Not Rated | 95 min | Action, Drama

6.7
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Based on actual events, a fisherman tries to survive in the freezing ocean after his boat capsizes off the south coast of Iceland.

Director: Baltasar Kormákur | Stars: Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Stefán Hallur Stefánsson, Joi Johannsson, Thora Bjorg Helga

Votes: 4,644

13. The Juniper Tree (1990)

78 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.8
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86 Metascore

Margit and her older sister, Katla, flee their homeland in Iceland after their mother is killed for practicing witchcraft. Needing a place to stay, Katla casts a spell over a young farmer ... See full summary »

Director: Nietzchka Keene | Stars: Björk, Bryndis Petra Bragadóttir, Valdimar Örn Flygenring, Guðrún Gísladóttir

Votes: 612

14. Two Birds (2008)

15 min | Short, Drama

7.3
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2 Birds takes place during one bright summer night and follows a group of young teenagers on a journey from innocence to adulthood. The main character is a timid boy who has a typical ... See full summary »

Director: Rúnar Rúnarsson | Stars: Atli Oskar Fjalarsson, Hera Hilmar, Sigurdur Jakob Helgason, Thorunn Jakobsdóttir

Votes: 599

15. Under the Tree (2017)

Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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75 Metascore

When Baldwin and Inga's next door neighbours complain that a tree in their backyard casts a shadow over their sundeck, what starts off as a typical spat between neighbours in the suburbs unexpectedly and violently spirals out of control.

Director: Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson | Stars: Steinþór Hróar Steinþórsson, Edda Björgvinsdóttir, Sigurður Sigurjónsson, Þorsteinn Bachmann

Votes: 2,801 | Gross: $0.07M

16. Let Me Fall (2018)

136 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.5
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Drawing on true stories and interviews with the families of addicts, this harrowing portrait of addiction follows Stella and Magnea through the decades as precarious teenage years morph into perilous adulthoods.

Director: Baldvin Zophoníasson | Stars: Elín Sif Halldórsdóttir, Eyrún Björk Jakobsdóttir, Lára Jóhanna Jónsdóttir, Kristín Lea

Votes: 550

17. Metalhead (2013)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama

7.1
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79 Metascore

A girl is caught between the life that took her brother and her own inability to strike out on her own. In her grief, she finds solace in the dark music of Black Metal and dreams of becoming a rock star.

Director: Ragnar Bragason | Stars: Thora Bjorg Helga, Ingvar Sigurdsson, Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir, Sveinn Ólafur Gunnarsson

Votes: 5,436

18. Life in a Fishbowl (2014)

129 min | Drama

7.3
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A Reykjavik pre-school teacher struggles to raise her daughter while selling casual sex to help make ends meet.

Director: Baldvin Zophoníasson | Stars: Hera Hilmar, Þorsteinn Bachmann, Thor Kristjansson, Sveinn Ólafur Gunnarsson

Votes: 1,559

19. The Oath (2016)

Not Rated | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.4
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Icelandic auteur Baltasar Kormákur (Contraband, 2 Guns, Everest) directs and stars in this psychological thriller about a father who tries to pull his daughter out of her world of drugs and... See full summary »

Director: Baltasar Kormákur | Stars: Baltasar Kormákur, Hera Hilmar, Gísli Örn Garðarsson, Margrét Bjarnadóttir

Votes: 1,614

20. The County (2019)

92 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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A widowed farmer begins a new life on her own terms by fighting against corruption and injustice in her community.

Director: Grímur Hákonarson | Stars: Arndís Hrönn Egilsdóttir, Þorsteinn Bachmann, Ævar Þór Benediktsson, Þorsteinn Gunnar Bjarnason

Votes: 83

21. Agnes Joy (2019)

Drama

8.6
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Rannveig is experiencing burnout in all aspects of her mundane suburban life. She's stuck with a job she hates and a marriage that is slowly dying. On top of that, she's constantly fighting... See full summary »

Director: Silja Hauksdóttir | Stars: Þorsteinn Bachmann, Þórey Birgisdóttir, Donna Cruz, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson

Votes: 19

22. The Swan (2017)

91 min | Drama

6.5
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58 Metascore

A wayward nine-year-old girl is sent to the countryside to work and mature, but finds herself instead deeply entangled in a drama she can hardly grasp.

Director: Ása Helga Hjörleifsdóttir | Stars: Ingvar Sigurdsson, Thor Kristjansson, Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Þuríður Blær Jóhannsdóttir

Votes: 207 | Gross: $0.00M

23. And Breathe Normally (2018)

TV-14 | 95 min | Drama

6.8
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77 Metascore

Two women's lives will intersect while trapped in circumstances unforeseen. Between a struggling Icelandic mother and an asylum seeker from Guinea-Bissau, a delicate bond will form as both strategize to get their lives back on track.

Director: Isold Uggadottir | Stars: Kristín Þóra Haraldsdóttir, Babetida Sadjo, Patrik Nökkvi Pétursson, Bragi Arnason

Votes: 1,481

24. Rams (2015)

R | 93 min | Drama

7.3
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In a remote Icelandic farming valley, two brothers who haven't spoken in 40 years have to come together in order to save what's dearest to them - their sheep.

Director: Grímur Hákonarson | Stars: Sigurður Sigurjónsson, Theodór Júlíusson, Charlotte Bøving, Jón Benónýsson

Votes: 11,287 | Gross: $0.14M

25. Ploey (2018)

PG | 83 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

5.2
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A plover chick has not learned to fly when his family migrates in the fall. He must survive the arctic winter, vicious enemies and himself in order to be reunited with his beloved one next spring.

Director: Árni Ásgeirsson | Stars: Sean Astin, John Stamos, Debbie Chazen, Colin Mace

Votes: 595 | Gross: $0.08M

26. Echo (II) (2019)

79 min | Drama

7.1
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Iceland, Christmas time. As everyone prepares for the holidays, a peculiar atmosphere falls upon the country revealing emotions of both excitement and concern. In the middle of the ... See full summary »

Director: Rúnar Rúnarsson | Stars: Sigurmar Albertsson, Bent Kingo Andersen, Sif Arnarsdóttir, Ari Arnarson

Votes: 60

27. 101 Reykjavík (2000)

Not Rated | 88 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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68 Metascore

Will the 30 y.o. Hlynur ever move out of his mother's apartment in Reykjavík? Social welfare keeps him passive but things change when his mother's Spanish friend, Lola, arrives and stays through Xmas and New Year's Eve.

Director: Baltasar Kormákur | Stars: Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Victoria Abril, Hanna María Karlsdóttir, Þrúður Vilhjálmsdóttir

Votes: 9,069 | Gross: $0.01M

28. Virgin Mountain (2015)

94 min | Drama

7.5
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Fusi, a 43 year old man, still lives with his mother. His daily life is characterized by monotonous routine. The appearance of vibrant Sjöfn and young neighbour Hera will upset his old bachelor habits.

Director: Dagur Kári | Stars: Gunnar Jónsson, Ilmur Kristjánsdóttir, Sigurjón Kjartansson, Margrét Helga Jóhannsdóttir

Votes: 6,716

29. Rift (2017)

111 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.8
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Two men in a secluded cabin are haunted by their dead relationship.

Director: Erlingur Thoroddsen | Stars: Björn Stefánsson, Sigurður Þór Óskarsson, Guðmundur Ólafsson, Aðalbjörg Árnadóttir

Votes: 675

30. Pabbahelgar (2019– )

Comedy, Drama

8.6
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Karen, a 38-year-old couples counselor and mother of three, has her life turned upside down when she discovers her husband's infidelity. Suddenly single, she must say good-bye to the ... See full summary »

Stars: Sveinn Ólafur Gunnarsson, Nanna Kristín Magnúsdóttir, Kristinn Kolur Kristinsson, Regína Sjöfn Sveinsdóttir

Votes: 5

31. A Little Trip to Heaven (2005)

R | 98 min | Drama, Thriller

6.0
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A husband and wife tangle with an investigator over her dead brother's million-dollar insurance policy.

Director: Baltasar Kormákur | Stars: Kharl Anton Leigh, Peter Coyote, Forest Whitaker, Juan Carlos Pardo Pardo

Votes: 4,506

32. Jar City (2006)

Not Rated | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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75 Metascore

A murder opens up a bleak trail of long buried secrets and small town corruption for a worn out police detective and his squad.

Director: Baltasar Kormákur | Stars: Ingvar Sigurdsson, Ágústa Eva Erlendsdóttir, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson, Ólafía Hrönn Jónsdóttir

Votes: 4,858

33. Vultures (2018)

95 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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Two antagonistic brothers decide to smuggle drugs into their native Iceland using a young Polish girl as their mule.

Director: Börkur Sigþórsson | Stars: Marijana Jankovic, Ingvar Sigurdsson, Anna Próchniak, Gísli Örn Garðarsson

Votes: 316

34. Sparrows (2015)

99 min | Drama

6.8
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Ari's teenage lifestyle in the big city is disrupted as he is sent by his mother to live with his uninvolved father and his grandmother in a small fishing village.

Director: Rúnar Rúnarsson | Stars: Rade Serbedzija, Ingvar Sigurdsson, Arna Magnea Danks, Atli Oskar Fjalarsson

Votes: 1,352

35. Jitters (2010)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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A 16-year old Icelandic boy's first kiss with another boy gives him "jitters"--feelings he can't deny. This is a well-written film that captures the confusion and excitement of being a ... See full summary »

Director: Baldvin Zophoníasson | Stars: Atli Oskar Fjalarsson, Ilva Holmes, Gísli Örn Garðarsson, Birna Rún Eiríksdóttir

Votes: 1,399

36. Hraunið (2014– )

183 min | Crime

6.8
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When Reykjavik crime detective Helgi Marvin Runarsson is called in to investigate a suicide case on Snaefellsnes Peninsula, the case turns out to be far from simple. Pulled into a sinister ... See full summary »

Stars: Atli Rafn Sigurðsson, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson, Heida Reed, Joi Johannsson

Votes: 1,013

37. Reykjavik Whale Watching Massacre (2009)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Horror

4.9
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An epic tale about a group of whale watchers, whose ship breaks down and they get picked up by a whale fisher vessel. The Fishbillies on the vessel has just gone bust, and everything goes out of control.

Director: Júlíus Kemp | Stars: Pihla Viitala, Nae, Terence Anderson, Miranda Hennessy

Votes: 1,808

38. Noi the Albino (2003)

PG-13 | 93 min | Drama

7.3
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68 Metascore

Is he the village idiot or a genius in disguise? 17 year old Noi drifts through life on a remote fjord in the north of Iceland. In winter, the fjord is cut off from the outside world, ... See full summary »

Director: Dagur Kári | Stars: Tómas Lemarquis, Þröstur Leó Gunnarsson, Elín Hansdóttir, Anna Friðriksdóttir

Votes: 8,767 | Gross: $0.06M

39. Black's Game (2012)

R | 104 min | Crime, Thriller

6.8
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After being reacquainted with a childhood friend Stebbi joins the drug trade world in order to pay off his debt. Inspired by actual events.

Director: Óskar Thór Axelsson | Stars: Thor Kristjansson, Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson, Damon Younger, María Birta

Votes: 3,933

40. The Flatey Enigma (2018– )

211 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.1
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Set in 1971, the series follows Johanna, a professor of Nordic Studies, accused of murder. To prove her innocence, she has to solve a riddle in a medieval manuscript about Norse kings, the ... See full summary »

Stars: Lára Jóhanna Jónsdóttir, Stefán Hallur Stefánsson, Hilmir Jensson, Sigurður Sigurjónsson

Votes: 123

41. When the Raven Flies (1984)

R | 109 min | Action, Drama

6.7
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An Irish man seeks vengeance against the vikings who killed his parents.

Director: Hrafn Gunnlaugsson | Stars: Jakob Þór Einarsson, Edda Björgvinsdóttir, Helgi Skúlason, Gotti Sigurdarson

Votes: 2,226

42. Of Horses and Men (2013)

Not Rated | 81 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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74 Metascore

A country romance about the human streak in the horse and the horse in the human. Love and death become interlaced and with immense consequences. The fortunes of the people in the country through the horses' perception.

Director: Benedikt Erlingsson | Stars: Ingvar Sigurdsson, Charlotte Bøving, Johann Pall Oddson, Kristbjörg Kjeld

Votes: 2,804 | Gross: $0.01M

43. Fangar (2017– )

TV-MA | 320 min | Drama

7.1
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Linda is sent to serve time in Iceland's only women's prison for a vicious assault that leaves her father in a coma. But no-one knows that she harbors a dark secret that could tear her family apart, a secret that could set her free.

Stars: Þorsteinn Bachmann, Arndís Hrönn Egilsdóttir, Nína Dögg Filippusdóttir, Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir

Votes: 298

44. The Sea (2002)

Unrated | 109 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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52 Metascore

A rich father in a fisher village plans to take on the project of writing his life story. But first he has to take on his own family, and everybody wants something...

Director: Baltasar Kormákur | Stars: Gunnar Eyjólfsson, Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Hélène de Fougerolles, Kristbjörg Kjeld

Votes: 1,539 | Gross: $0.06M

45. The Night Shift (2007– )

28 min | Comedy, Drama

8.7
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Three men working at a gas station in Reykjavik battle boredom, strange visitors and their own customers.

Stars: Jörundur Ragnarsson, Jón Gnarr, Pétur Jóhann Sigfússon, Sara Margrét Nordahl

Votes: 690

46. Angels Never Cry (II) (2018)

84 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | Completed

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All Theresa wants to do is paint. Unfortunately, she's going blind, and it's only a matter of time before she can never see another canvas. Her husband Eric is not supportive, and Theresa's... See full summary »

Director: Lok Kwan Woo | Stars: Eva Oskarsdottir, Jonathan Stoddard, Matt Munroe, Walker Mintz

47. The Good Heart (2009)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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40 Metascore

A cantankerous but ailing bartender takes a kindly young homeless man in under his wing.

Director: Dagur Kári | Stars: Paul Dano, Brian Cox, Bill Buell, Boði

Votes: 4,099 | Gross: $0.02M

48. Land Ho! (2014)

R | 95 min | Adventure, Comedy

5.9
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68 Metascore

A pair of former brothers-in-law embark on a road trip through Iceland.

Directors: Aaron Katz, Martha Stephens | Stars: Earl Lynn Nelson, Paul Eenhoorn, Daníel Gylfason, Þrúður Kristjánsdóttir

Votes: 2,394 | Gross: $0.73M

49. The Seer and the Unseen (2019)

80 min | Documentary

7.8
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THE SEER AND THE UNSEEN is a magic realist documentary about invisible elves, financial collapse and the surprising power of belief, told through the story of an Icelandic woman - a real ... See full summary »

Director: Sara Dosa | Star: Ragnhildur Jonsdottir

Votes: 39

50. Sigur Rós: Heima (2007)

97 min | Documentary, Music

8.6
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In the summer of 2006, Sigur Rós returned home to play a series of free, unannounced concerts for the people of Iceland.

Director: Dean DeBlois | Stars: Amiina, Hildur Arsaelsdottir, Jon Thor Birgisson, Orri P. Dyrason

Votes: 7,578


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