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1. The Story of Film: An Odyssey (2011)

Not Rated | 60 min | Documentary, History

8.5
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A comprehensive history of the medium and art of motion pictures.

Stars: Mark Cousins, Juan Diego Botto, Aleksandr Sokurov, Norman Lloyd

Votes: 3,703

2. Klovn (2005– )

TV-MA | 25 min | Comedy

8.4
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The socially awkward misadventures of Frank Hvam, his girlfriend Mia and his best friend Casper.

Stars: Frank Hvam, Casper Christensen, Mia Lyhne, Iben Hjejle

Votes: 4,363

3. The Road to Manderlay (2005 TV Movie)

45 min | Documentary

8.4
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The documentary follows the making of Lars von Trier's film Manderlay (2005).

Director: Carsten Bramsen | Stars: Lars von Trier, Lauren Bacall, Mikael Bramsen, Willem Dafoe

Votes: 61

4. The Kingdom (1994–1997)
Episode: De levende døde (1994)

TV-MA | 72 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

8.4
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Helmer goes to Haiti which angers his gun-wielding girlfriend, Judith may be pregnant with a ghost, Mrs Drusse reburies Mary's remains but her troubles are only just beginning, and Operation Morning Breeze turns into a farcical disaster.

Directors: Morten Arnfred, Lars von Trier | Stars: Ernst-Hugo Järegård, Kirsten Rolffes, Holger Juul Hansen, Søren Pilmark

Votes: 213

5. The Kingdom (1994–1997)

TV-MA | 561 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

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Doctors at an ultramodern hospital in Denmark become convinced, by way of weird, inexplicable happenings, that the place is haunted.

Stars: Ernst-Hugo Järegård, Kirsten Rolffes, Ghita Nørby, Holger Juul Hansen

Votes: 16,312 | Gross: $0.09M

6. The Cannes Experience: Manderlay 2005 (2005 Video)

28 min | Documentary, Short

8.2
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Lars von Trier's is once again competing at the Cannes Filmfestival 2005. A documentary team followed Bryce Dallas Howard, Lars von Trier, Vibeke Windeløv around during the festival.

Director: Carsten Bramsen | Stars: Willem Dafoe, Isaach De Bankolé, Danny Glover, Bryce Dallas Howard

Votes: 41

7. The Kingdom (1994–1997)
Episode: Et fremmed legeme (1994)

TV-MA | 68 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

8.2
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Dr Helmer decides to steal the incriminating report but unbeknownst to him, Krogshøj has the same plan, Bondo wants to transplant the cancerous liver into himself, and Mrs Drusse finds out Mary didn't die of TB as reported.

Directors: Morten Arnfred, Lars von Trier | Stars: Ernst-Hugo Järegård, Kirsten Rolffes, Holger Juul Hansen, Søren Pilmark

Votes: 206

8. The Kingdom (1994–1997)
Episode: Alliancen kalder (1994)

TV-MA | 62 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

8.1
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Mrs Drusse continues her investigation, Krogshøj steals the severed head from Mogge and uses it to blackmail him, while Bondo is at his wits' end when a patient's relative refuses to hand over his liver infected with a rare cancer.

Directors: Morten Arnfred, Lars von Trier | Stars: Ernst-Hugo Järegård, Kirsten Rolffes, Holger Juul Hansen, Søren Pilmark

Votes: 222

9. The Story of Film: An Odyssey (2011)
Episode: European New Wave (2011)

TV-PG | 62 min | Documentary, History

8.1
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The Story of Film examines European cinema in the period of 1957-1964. It first looks at the works of influential directors Ingmar Bergman, Robert Bresson, Jacques Tati, and Federico ... See full summary »

Director: Mark Cousins | Stars: Mark Cousins, Lars von Trier, Stig Björkman, Paul Schrader

Votes: 141

10. The Story of Film: An Odyssey (2011)
Episode: The Hollywood Dream (2011)

Not Rated | 62 min | Documentary, History

8.1
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1918-1928; the establishment of Hollywood as an industry that produced optimism, romanticism and happy endings; the filmmakers in America and Europe who defied Hollywood fantasy to show a harsh reality in cinema.

Director: Mark Cousins | Stars: Mark Cousins, Stanley Donen, Norman Lloyd, Anita Loos

Votes: 189

11. Dogville (2003)

R | 178 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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60 Metascore

A woman on the run from the mob is reluctantly accepted in a small Colorado town. In exchange, she agrees to work for them. As a search visits the town, she finds out that their support has a price. Yet her dangerous secret is never far away.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Paul Bettany, Lauren Bacall, Harriet Andersson

Votes: 129,482 | Gross: $1.53M

12. Dancer in the Dark (2000)

R | 140 min | Crime, Drama, Musical

8.0
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61 Metascore

An east European girl goes to America with her young son, expecting it to be like a Hollywood film.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Björk, Catherine Deneuve, David Morse, Peter Stormare

Votes: 95,974 | Gross: $4.18M

13. At the Movies (2004–2014)

30 min | Talk-Show

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Following the 18-year success of their reviews on The Movie Show (1991), renowned Australian critics and film supporters David Stratton and Margaret Pomeranz take to a new show, where each ... See full summary »

Stars: David Stratton, Margaret Pomeranz, Judith Lucy, Jason di Rosso

Votes: 202

14. The Kingdom (1994–1997)
Episode: Pandemonium (1997)

TV-MA | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

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Helmer, blackmailed into marriage by Rigmor, kidnaps Mona, Krogshøj considers eugenics, Drusse discovers a satanic sect beneath the hospital, Judith won't let her son die, Bondo finds his half-brother, and Christian races blind.

Directors: Morten Arnfred, Lars von Trier | Stars: Ernst-Hugo Järegård, Kirsten Rolffes, Holger Juul Hansen, Søren Pilmark

Votes: 146

15. Breaking the Waves (1996)

R | 159 min | Drama

7.9
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76 Metascore

Oilman Jan is paralyzed in an accident. His wife, who prayed for his return, feels guilty; even more, when Jan urges her to have sex with another.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Emily Watson, Stellan Skarsgård, Katrin Cartlidge, Jean-Marc Barr

Votes: 58,690 | Gross: $4.04M

16. The Kingdom (1994–1997)
Episode: Birds of Passage (1997)

TV-MA | 75 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.9
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Monstrous mysteries emerge in the second season of Lars Von Trier's scary show. Dr. Helmer is back from Haiti with his zombie-fying serum, Mrs. Drusse has a new spiritual mystery to solve, ... See full summary »

Directors: Morten Arnfred, Lars von Trier | Stars: Ernst-Hugo Järegård, Kirsten Rolffes, Holger Juul Hansen, Søren Pilmark

Votes: 149

17. The Story of Film: An Odyssey (2011)
Episode: New Boundaries: World Cinema in Africa, Asia & Latin America (2011)

TV-PG | 62 min | Documentary, History

7.9
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The Story of Film looks at world cinema in the period of 1990-1998 the waning days of the celluloid era and the birth of the digital age. It first looks at the cinema of Asia and filmmakers... See full summary »

Director: Mark Cousins | Stars: Mark Cousins, Samira Makhmalbaf, Mohsen Makhmalbaf, Abbas Kiarostami

Votes: 111

18. Filmbyen, la nouvelle Mecque du cinéma? (2007)

54 min | Documentary

7.8
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Filmbyen is a cinema-town created by Lars Von Trier (director) et Peter Aalbek Jensen (producer). They founded together a company whiwh regroups all the cinema business industry. That ... See full summary »

Director: Pablo Tréhin-Marçot | Stars: Nicolas Barbano, Per Fly, Peter Aalbæk Jensen, Mikael Olsen

Votes: 8

19. The Kingdom (1994–1997)
Episode: Gargantua (1997)

TV-MA | 73 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.8
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Monstrous mysteries emerge in the second season of Lars Von Trier's scary show. Dr. Helmer is back from Haiti with his zombie-fying serum, Mrs. Drusse has a new spiritual mystery to solve, ... See full summary »

Directors: Morten Arnfred, Lars von Trier | Stars: Ernst-Hugo Järegård, Kirsten Rolffes, Holger Juul Hansen, Søren Pilmark

Votes: 142

20. Björk Feat. Thom Yorke: I've Seen It All (2000 Video)

5 min | Short, Music

7.7
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The main version of the video is an excerpt from the film Dancer in the Dark in which Björk, Peter Stormare and others sing the song on a train.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Björk, Peter Stormare

Votes: 34

21. Genau (2011)

Comedy, Drama, Thriller

7.7
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After a rough breakup, Stewart goes on an adventure, arriving at an inexplicable crossroads between himself and the character he is portraying.

Director: Alexis del Banco | Stars: Alexis del Banco, Sebastian Beacon, Will Blomker, Sanam Erfani

Votes: 6

22. A Conversation with Lars von Trier About the Europe Trilogy (2005 Video)

44 min | Documentary, Short

7.7
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Insightful interview with director Lars von Trier, who reflects on his "Europa" Trilogy.

Stars: Bo Green Jensen, Lars von Trier

Votes: 21

23. The 2008 European Film Awards (2008 TV Special)

114 min

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The 21st European Film Awards, broadcast from Copenhagen, Denmark.

Director: Andreas Morell | Stars: Mikael Bertelsen, DR Big Band, Chris Minh Doky, Stefano Accorsi

Votes: 25

24. Cannes Film Festival (1969– )
Episode: Cannes Film Festival 2009 (2009)

News

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The Cannes International Film Festival (French: Festival du Cannes), is an annual film festival held in Cannes, France, which previews new films of all genres including documentaries from ... See full summary »

Stars: Didier Allouch, Pedro Almodóvar, Nassim Amaouche, Asia Argento

Votes: 13

25. The Kingdom (1994–1997)
Episode: Den hvide flok (1994)

TV-MA | 62 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.7
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Mrs Drusse, a hypochondriac psychic gets herself admitted to the Kingdom because she believes the hospital is haunted. Meanwhile, Dr Helmer, a Dane-hating Swede under investigation for malpractice joins the hospital's secret brethren.

Directors: Morten Arnfred, Lars von Trier | Stars: Ernst-Hugo Järegård, Kirsten Rolffes, Holger Juul Hansen, Søren Pilmark

Votes: 264

26. The Kingdom (1994–1997)
Episode: Mors in Tabula (1997)

TV-MA | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.7
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Helmer returns from Haiti with the zombie poison but has trouble administering it. Mrs Drusse is back in the Kingdom after being struck by a van. Judith has to learn to love her deformed son who is the reincarnation of Age Krüger.

Directors: Morten Arnfred, Lars von Trier | Stars: Ernst-Hugo Järegård, Kirsten Rolffes, Holger Juul Hansen, Søren Pilmark

Votes: 147

27. Europa (1991)

R | 112 min | Drama, Thriller

7.6
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Just after W.W.II, an American takes a railway job in Germany, but finds his position politically sensitive with various people trying to use him.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Barbara Sukowa, Jean-Marc Barr, Udo Kier, Ernst-Hugo Järegård

Votes: 18,662 | Gross: $1.01M

28. Side by Side (2012)

Not Rated | 99 min | Documentary

7.6
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82 Metascore

The documentary investigates the history, process and workflow of both digital and photochemical film creation.

Director: Christopher Kenneally | Stars: Derek Ambrosi, Michael Ballhaus, Andrzej Bartkowiak, Dion Beebe

Votes: 12,629 | Gross: $0.03M

29. Les amours perdues (2011)

30 min | Short, Drama, Romance

7.6
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A man and a woman meet in Paris. Shortly after, the man tries to kill himself.

Director: Samanou Acheche Sahlstrøm | Stars: Emmanuelle Béart, Denis Lavant, Dominique Frot, Philippe Dehesdin

Votes: 35

30. Klovn (2005– )
Episode: Kgl. hofnar (2005)

TV-MA | Comedy

7.6
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Director: Mikkel Nørgaard | Stars: Frank Hvam, Casper Christensen, Mia Lyhne, Iben Hjejle

Votes: 41

31. Hollywood's Best Film Directors (2009–2018)
Episode: Lars Von Trier (2015)

Biography

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Director: David Freydt | Star: Lars von Trier

Votes: 5

32. A Royal Affair (2012)

R | 137 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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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

33. The Five Obstructions (2003)

Unrated | 90 min | Documentary

7.5
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79 Metascore

Filmmaker Lars Von Trier challenges Jørgen Leth, the filmmaker behind The Perfect Human (1967), to remake his classic short under circumstances of increasing constraint.

Directors: Jørgen Leth, Lars von Trier | Stars: Claus Nissen, Majken Algren Nielsen, Daniel Hernandez Rodriguez, Jacqueline Arenal

Votes: 7,737 | Gross: $0.09M

34. Living the Light - Robby Müller (2018)

86 min | Documentary

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DoP Robby Müller has inspired generations with his ground-breaking camerawork. Director Claire Pijman had access to his personal archive to create an extraordinary film essay that intertwines archival material with excerpts of his oeuvre.

Director: Claire Pijman | Stars: Robby Müller, Wim Wenders, Jim Jarmusch, Lars von Trier

Votes: 128

35. Brainy (2011)

25 min | Short, Drama

7.5
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Brian, nicknamed Brainy, misses his recently deceased grandfather and believes he can communicate with him. The girl next door has to say goodbye to her cat, but Brainy thinks he can help.

Director: Daniel Borgman | Stars: Jacob Ottensten, Marie Boda, Lisa Carlehed, Pilou Asbæk

Votes: 21

36. Bergman: A Year in the Life (2018)

117 min | Documentary

7.4
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Journeying through 1957, the year Bergman released two of his most acclaimed features (The Seventh Seal and Wild Strawberries), made a TV film and directed four plays for theatre, Magnusson... See full summary »

Director: Jane Magnusson | Stars: Ingmar Bergman, Lena Endre, Thorsten Flinck, Elliott Gould

Votes: 568

37. The Three Beggars: The Animals of Antichrist (2009 Video)

9 min | Short

7.4
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A short featurette about the work with the animals based on interviews with Ota, who handled all the animals and some other crew members.

Directors: Michael Sandager, Samanou Acheche Sahlstrøm, Erik Lennart Petersen | Stars: Ota Bares, Willem Dafoe, Peter Hjorth, Lars von Trier

Votes: 15

38. Björk: I've Seen It All, Webeo Version (2000 Video)

5 min | Short, Music

7.4
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This version was directed by Floria Sigismondi and was an interactive "webeo" (a web animation) for an MTV promotion. Björk appeared with her face painted and the viewer could change the scenes and special effects by clicking on the video.

Director: Floria Sigismondi | Star: Björk

Votes: 24

39. Manderlay (2005)

Not Rated | 139 min | Drama

7.3
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46 Metascore

A story of slavery, set in the southern U.S. in the 1930s.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Bryce Dallas Howard, Isaach De Bankolé, Danny Glover, Willem Dafoe

Votes: 21,415 | Gross: $0.08M

40. Trespassing Bergman (2013)

107 min | Documentary

7.3
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A group of filmmakers visit Ingmar Bergman's house on the remote Swedish island of Faro to discuss his legacy.

Directors: Jane Magnusson, Hynek Pallas | Stars: Tomas Alfredson, Woody Allen, Wes Anderson, Harriet Andersson

Votes: 680

41. The Sound and Music of Antichrist (2009 Video)

13 min | Short

7.3
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Featurette about the music and sounds of Antichrist based on interviews with sound designer Kristian Eidness and other crew members and footage from the new recording of the Händel music theme from the intro and outro of Antichrist.

Director: Michael Sandager | Stars: Kristian Eidnes Andersen, Lars von Trier

Votes: 15

42. Cannes Film Festival (1969– )

News

7.2
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A festival for international movies, which give each year the Palme d'Or.

Stars: Pedro Almodóvar, Edouard Baer, Kristin Scott Thomas, Isabelle Huppert

Votes: 34

43. Caiga quien caiga (I) (1996–2010)

News

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Reality changes depending on how you see it. CQC has its own way of seeing things. "Caiga Quien Caiga" is a weekly news roundup that takes a humorous and ironic approach to reporting ... See full summary »

Stars: El Gran Wyoming, Juanjo de la Iglesia, Javier Martín, Sergio Pazos

Votes: 191

44. Antichrist: The Evil of Women (2009 Video)

8 min | Short

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Featurette about the evil of woman told through interviews with director Lars von Trier, producer Meta Louise Foldager and the researcher Heidi Laura.

Director: Michael Sandager | Stars: Heidi Laura, Meta Louise Foldager Sørensen, Lars von Trier

Votes: 19

45. The 2011 European Film Awards (2011 TV Special)

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The 2011 European Film Awards.

Director: Nadja Zonsarowa | Stars: Anouk Aimée, Tariq Anwar, Mariela Besuievsky, Susanne Bier

Votes: 5

46. Cinema 3 (1984–2016)
Episode: Episode dated 23 May 2009 (2009)

News

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Director: Jaume Figueras | Stars: Jaume Figueras, Pedro Almodóvar, Alejandro Amenábar, Niels Arestrup

Votes: 5

47. Kingdom Hospital (2004)
Episode: Hook's Kingdom (2004)

41 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.2
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Stegman attempts dangerous brain surgery on a street bum with a brain tumor. Meanwhile Dr. Hook shows Dr. Christine Draper a dark hobby of his which he keeps in the basement.

Director: Craig R. Baxley | Stars: Michael Adamthwaite, Brandon Bauer, Ed Begley Jr., Tseng Chang

Votes: 98

48. Klovn (2005– )
Episode: It's a Jungle Down There (2005)

TV-MA | Comedy

7.2
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Director: Mikkel Nørgaard | Stars: Frank Hvam, Casper Christensen, Iben Hjejle, Mia Lyhne

Votes: 61

49. Kingdom Hospital (2004)
Episode: The Young and the Headless (2004)

42 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.2
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Dr. Stegman is hurt during his initiation into the Keepers of the Kingdom. Mary takes Peter into the netherworld of Swedenborgian Space to save the life of the giant anteater, Anubis, who originally saved him. The killer makes his move.

Director: Craig R. Baxley | Stars: Andrew McCarthy, Bruce Davison, Diane Ladd, Jack Coleman

Votes: 96

50. Melancholia (2011)

R | 135 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.1
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80 Metascore

Two sisters find their already strained relationship challenged as a mysterious new planet threatens to collide with Earth.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Kiefer Sutherland, Alexander Skarsgård

Votes: 157,098 | Gross: $3.03M



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