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1. Dovetail (2018)

14 min | Short, Drama

9.5
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Aron is trying his best to cope with life. In search of serenity, he imitates male stereotypes and dives into all the cliches of the material world. However, underneath all the perfect appearance, lies something tragic and unexpected.

Director: Magnús Leifsson | Stars: Sveinn Ólafur Gunnarsson, Marianna Lúthersdóttir, Steinþór Hróar Steinþórsson, Dóra Jóhannsdóttir

Votes: 6

2. Dagvaktin (2008– )
Episode: Episode #1.5 (2008)

Comedy, Drama

9.0
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Director: Ragnar Bragason | Stars: Jörundur Ragnarsson, Jón Gnarr, Artúr Kowalczyk, Pétur Jóhann Sigfússon

Votes: 5

3. Never Sleeps (2007)

80 min | Drama

8.9
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A man hands parcels over personally around the world. Berlin, London, Barcelona, Reykjavik, New York City. His life is about hotel rooms, planes, cabs, airports, delivery places. There's a ... See full summary »

Directors: Jérémie Boury, Benoit Falize, Philippe Fléchaire | Stars: Philippe Fléchaire, Izabella Jo Tschig, Jo Kelly, Laurent Modigliani

Votes: 12

4. Let Me Fall (2018)

136 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.3
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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: 603

5. Documentary Now! (2015– )

TV-14 | 23 min | Comedy

8.1
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Documentary Now parodies the current obsession with documentaries. Season one features six different stories and stylistic approaches paying tribute to the doc format.

Stars: Helen Mirren, Fred Armisen, Bill Hader, Deb Hiett

Votes: 4,844

6. Dagvaktin (2008– )

30 min | Comedy, Drama

8.0
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The comedy continues when the night shift is over and the three men go working on a day shift in a small district from outside the city.

Stars: Jón Gnarr, Pétur Jóhann Sigfússon, Jörundur Ragnarsson, Ólafía Hrönn Jónsdóttir

Votes: 347

7. Áramótaskaup 2010 (2010 TV Movie)

50 min | Comedy

8.0
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Director: Gunnar B. Gudmundsson | Stars: Harpa Arnardóttir, Þorsteinn Bachmann, Sigrún Edda Björnsdóttir, Íris Blandon

Votes: 5

8. Documentary Now! (2015– )
Episode: Kunuk Uncovered (2015)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy

8.0
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An investigation into the seminal documentary "Kunuk The Hunter" that attempts to separate what is real from what is fabrication.

Directors: Alexander Buono, Rhys Thomas | Stars: Fred Armisen, Bill Hader, Helen Mirren, Michael Patrick O'Brien

Votes: 438

9. World's End (2011– )

40 min | Comedy, Drama

7.9
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Einar, a charismatic history teacher is committed to a remote mental asylum in Iceland. During the bank holiday weekend he initiates an uprising that transforms into a proper revolution where the lunatics literally take over the asylum.

Stars: Jörundur Ragnarsson, Pétur Jóhann Sigfússon, Halldór Gylfason, Nína Dögg Filippusdóttir

Votes: 83

10. Happily Never After (2019– )

Comedy, Drama

7.7
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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: 56

11. Playing It by the Ear (2016)

15 min | Short, Drama

7.5
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Director: Eyþór Jóvinsson | Stars: Helgi Björnsson, Sveinn Ólafur Gunnarsson, Anna Hafþórsdóttir, Elísabet Thea Kristjánsdóttir

Votes: 6

12. Stella Blómkvist (2017– )
Episode: Episode #1.6 (2017)

TV-MA | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.5
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Director: Óskar Thór Axelsson | Stars: Heida Reed, Sara Dögg Ásgeirsdóttir, Kristín Þóra Haraldsdóttir, Þorsteinn Guðmundsson

Votes: 23

13. 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: 4,101

14. Réttur (2009– )

45 min | Drama

7.4
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A legal drama, set in Iceland. Logi loves the gray zone of law.

Stars: Magnús Jónsson, Jóhanna Vigdís Arnardóttir, Víkingur Kristjánsson, Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson

Votes: 73

15. Gullregn (2020)

112 min | Drama

7.4
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Indiana lives in a council estate and makes her living preying on the welfare system. In her small private garden she tends to her award winning tree. When her only son turns up with a foreign girlfriend - Indiana's world is upended.

Director: Ragnar Bragason | Stars: Sigrún Edda Björnsdóttir, Auðunn Blöndal, Anna Claessen, Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir

Votes: 24

16. Ferðalok (2013– )

180 min | History

7.4
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This documentary TV series explores the truth about the Icelandic Sagas and brought to life in 6 episodes. History, mythology and science join forces to shed some light on these extraordinary events.

Stars: Sveinn Ólafur Gunnarsson, Bjartur Guðmundsson, Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson, Vigdís Másdóttir

Votes: 5

17. Stella Blómkvist (2017– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2017)

TV-MA | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.4
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Director: Óskar Thór Axelsson | Stars: Heida Reed, Sara Dögg Ásgeirsdóttir, Kristín Þóra Haraldsdóttir, Þorsteinn Guðmundsson

Votes: 31

18. Stella Blómkvist (2017– )
Episode: Episode #1.5 (2017)

TV-MA | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.4
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Director: Óskar Thór Axelsson | Stars: Heida Reed, Sara Dögg Ásgeirsdóttir, Kristín Þóra Haraldsdóttir, Þorsteinn Guðmundsson

Votes: 21

19. Rams (2015)

R | 93 min | Comedy, 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: 11,807 | Gross: $0.14M

20. 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, Jóel Sæmundsson, Sveinn Ólafur Gunnarsson, Þorsteinn Bachmann

Votes: 1,602

21. Stella Blómkvist (2017– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2017)

TV-MA | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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Stella gets to defend the main suspect in the murder of the prime minister's advisor at the ministry. Everybody seem to be interested in a blue bag full of secrets.

Director: Óskar Thór Axelsson | Stars: Heida Reed, Sara Dögg Ásgeirsdóttir, Kristín Þóra Haraldsdóttir, Þorsteinn Guðmundsson

Votes: 46

22. Pressa (2007– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2007)

43 min | Drama

7.2
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Director: Óskar Jónasson | Stars: Sara Dögg Ásgeirsdóttir, Annalísa Hermannsdóttir, Kjartan Guðjónsson, Þorsteinn Bachmann

Votes: 11

23. Pressa (2007– )
Episode: Episode #1.2 (2008)

Drama

7.2
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Director: Óskar Jónasson | Stars: Sara Dögg Ásgeirsdóttir, Annalísa Hermannsdóttir, Kjartan Guðjónsson, Þorsteinn Bachmann

Votes: 10

24. Stella Blómkvist (2017– )
Episode: Episode #1.4 (2017)

TV-MA | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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Director: Óskar Thór Axelsson | Stars: Heida Reed, Sara Dögg Ásgeirsdóttir, Kristín Þóra Haraldsdóttir, Þorsteinn Guðmundsson

Votes: 21

25. 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: 310

26. 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: 5,706

27. Pressa (2007– )

Drama

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Icelandic thriller about a tabloid journalist, whose investigations often put her in the path of danger.

Stars: Sara Dögg Ásgeirsdóttir, Kjartan Guðjónsson, Þorsteinn Bachmann, Arndís Hrönn Egilsdóttir

Votes: 97

28. 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: 5,004

29. The Cliff (2009– )

54 min | Drama, Mystery

6.9
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The Cliff is a dramatic mystery about a Crime Detective who is sent to a small community in Iceland to help a local policewoman investigate a suspicious accident. Together they unravel a ... See full summary »

Stars: Björn Hlynur Haraldsson, Unnur Birna Jónsdóttir, Ari Kapríus Kristjánsson, Dóra Jóhannsdóttir

Votes: 438

30. Fangar (2017– )
Episode: Episode #1.6 (2017)

TV-MA | 48 min | Drama

6.9
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Herdís seeks the truth from Sólveig. Vala uses her influence to control a looming scandal. Linda receives a devastating phone call.

Director: Ragnar Bragason | Stars: Þorsteinn Bachmann, Sigrún Edda Björnsdóttir, Arndís Hrönn Egilsdóttir, Vala Kristin Eiriksdottir

Votes: 20

31. Stella Blómkvist (2017– )

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

6.8
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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: 587

32. 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: 4,753

33. The County (2019)

92 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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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, Sveinn Ólafur Gunnarsson, Þorsteinn Bachmann, Ævar Þór Benediktsson

Votes: 319

34. Either Way (2011)

Not Rated | 84 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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Two employees of the Icelandic Road Administration spend the summer painting lines on the winding roads as they both find themselves at a crossroads in their lives.

Director: Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson | Stars: Hilmar Guðjónsson, Sveinn Ólafur Gunnarsson, Þorsteinn Bachmann, Valgerður Rúnarsdóttir

Votes: 532

35. The Homecoming (2015)

100 min | Drama

6.6
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Gunnar is a sociologist in his fifties who has written countless self-help books. He lives in a beautiful house that is way too big for him and Dísa, his wife of thirty years. Their ... See full summary »

Director: Björn Hlynur Haraldsson | Stars: Hilmar Jonsson, Þórunn Arna Kristjánsdóttir, Hilmir Jensson, Harpa Arnardóttir

Votes: 53

36. Skröltormar (2007)

23 min | Short, Comedy

6.6
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In reality and fantasy, his boots weren't made for selling.

Director: Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson | Stars: Pétur Einarsson, Benedikt Erlingsson, Sveinn Ólafur Gunnarsson, Harald G. Haraldsson

Votes: 31

37. Fangar (2017– )
Episode: Episode #1.3 (2017)

TV-MA | 50 min | Drama

6.6
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A gift from Herdís causes Linda problems in prison. Vala continues to pursue her election goals, despite changing circumstances.

Director: Ragnar Bragason | Stars: Anna Kristín Arngrímsdóttir, Þorsteinn Bachmann, Arndís Hrönn Egilsdóttir, Nína Dögg Filippusdóttir

Votes: 18

38. Autumn Lights (2016)

Not Rated | 98 min | Drama, Mystery

6.5
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37 Metascore

An American photographer adrift in a remote Icelandic community becomes entangled in the lives of a mysterious European couple.

Director: Angad Aulakh | Stars: Guy Kent, Marta Gastini, Sveinn Ólafur Gunnarsson, Thora Bjorg Helga

Votes: 2,025 | Gross: $0.20M

39. The Cliff (2009– )
Episode: Episode #1.1 (2010)

Drama, Mystery

6.5
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The Icelandic Fell Mountains is an excavator of a cliff. The driver is seriously injured. Local police will be assisted by experienced detective Helgi Marvinsson.

Director: Reynir Lyngdal | Stars: Björn Hlynur Haraldsson, Unnur Birna Jónsdóttir, Ari Kapríus Kristjánsson, Dóra Jóhannsdóttir

Votes: 17

40. The Deposit (2019)

90 min | Drama

6.4
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Self-interest is at stake, and the fine line between kindness and cruelty is explored in Ásthildur Kjartansdóttir's graceful debut. Gisella dreams about writing important things, genuine ... See full summary »

Director: Ásthildur Kjartansdóttir | Stars: Elma Lísa Gunnarsdóttir, Enid Mbabazi, Raffaella Brizuela Sigurðardóttir, Claire Harpa Kristinsdóttir

Votes: 34

42. Love on Iceland (2020 TV Movie)

TV-G | 84 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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Seeking inspiration for work, Chloe gathers her college travel group back together for a trip to Iceland. When her ex, a member of the group, shows up uninvited, sparks fly.

Director: Clare Niederpruem | Stars: Kaitlin Doubleday, Colin Donnell, Preston Sadleir, Kate Easton

Votes: 481

43. Mannasiðir (2018)

75 min | Drama

6.2
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Stars: Eysteinn Sigurðarson, Sólveig Guðmundsdóttir, Sveinn Ólafur Gunnarsson, Álfrún Laufeyjardóttir

Votes: 70

45. Vultures (2018)

95 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.1
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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: Aldís Amah Hamilton, Gísli Örn Garðarsson, Ingvar Sigurdsson, Gunnar Bersi Björnsson

Votes: 354

46. Vikingar (2013)

14 min | Short, Action, Adventure

6.1
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Iceland, in the year 1000. Magnus, a fearless Viking warrior, confronts Bjarni the Berserker who abducted his wife and child. Their rivalry is only beginning.

Director: Magali Magistry | Stars: Sveinn Ólafur Gunnarsson, Damon Younger, Margrét Bjarnadóttir, Þröstur Leó Gunnarsson

Votes: 28

47. Anima (III) (2012)

28 min | Short, Drama

6.0
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Brynjar is newly divorced and lonely. At work he tries to make a new friend with one of his coworkers, Máni, but at home he is hunted by his own shadow projections.

Director: Hallur Örn Árnason | Stars: Guðrún María Bjarnadóttir, Sveinn Ólafur Gunnarsson, Jörundur Ragnarsson, Guðmundur Ólafsson

Votes: 7

48. Happily Never After (2018)

5 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

5.8
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Giving the hubby a personal birthday gift turns out to be a rather complicated act.

Director: Nanna Kristín Magnúsdóttir | Stars: Viðar Eggertsson, Sveinn Ólafur Gunnarsson, Unnur María Kristinsdóttir, Kristinn Kolur Kristinsson

Votes: 8

49. Cruelty (2016)

TV-14 | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.3
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Two girls disappear from a playground and the two best detectives in the police force try to solve the case.

Director: Anton Sigurdsson | Stars: Margrét Vilhjálmsdóttir, Sveinn Ólafur Gunnarsson, Petur Oskar Sigurdsson, Atli Rafn Sigurðsson

Votes: 204

50. Graves & Bones (2016)

82 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

4.8
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Husband and wife, Gunnar and Sonja go to a remote house in the Icelandic country side. Shortly after their arrival strange things start to happen that might jeopardize their marriage as well as their lives.

Director: Anton Sigurdsson | Stars: Margrét Asta, Elva María Birgisdóttir, Nína Dögg Filippusdóttir, Gísli Örn Garðarsson

Votes: 160



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