Good Scandinavian moviesby guisreis | created - 01 Jun 2015 | updated - 1 month ago | Public
I am considering only movies I have watched. I know I still have to watch Ingmar Bergman's movies and they will be added as I watch them.
It is amazing how bullying is recurrent in recent Scandinavian movies!
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1. Babette's Feast (1987)
G | 103 min | Drama
During the late 19th century, a strict religious community in a Danish village takes in a French refugee from the Franco-Prussian War as a servant to the late pastor's daughters.
Votes: 17,323 | Gross: $4.40M
5. 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 »
6. Hotell (2013)
97 min | Drama
Erika has it all: a good job, lots of friends and a secure relationship. Until the day it all falls apart. Suddenly this perfect life means nothing, and the feelings she once was able to ... See full summary »
8. Kung Fury (2015)
Not Rated | 31 min | Short, Action, Comedy
In 1985, Kung Fury, the toughest martial artist cop in Miami, goes back in time to kill the worst criminal of all time - Kung Führer, a.k.a. Adolf Hitler.
9. The Danish Girl (2015)
R | 119 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
A fictitious love story loosely inspired by the lives of Danish artists Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener. Lili and Gerda's marriage and work evolve as they navigate Lili's groundbreaking journey as a transgender pioneer.
Votes: 157,246 | Gross: $11.11M
11. Iron Sky (2012)
R | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy
The Nazis set up a secret base on the dark side of the moon in 1945 where they hide out and plan to return to power in 2018.
A Finnish-German-Australian production.
12. The Hunt (2012)
R | 115 min | Drama
A teacher lives a lonely life, all the while struggling over his son's custody. His life slowly gets better as he finds love and receives good news from his son, but his new luck is about to be brutally shattered by an innocent little lie.
Votes: 263,930 | Gross: $0.69M
13. Autumn Sonata (1978)
PG | 99 min | Drama, Music
A married daughter who longs for her mother's love is visited by the latter, a successful concert pianist.
Heavy and disturbing. Astonishing performances of Liv Ullmann, Ingrid Bergman and Lena Nyman.
14. Bayonet (2018)
TV-MA | 101 min | Drama
Miguel "Bayoneta" Galíndez, a retired boxer after a shocking event in his life, living now in Finland without a purpose until a light situation puts him on the verge of an important decision.
15. The Square (2017)
R | 151 min | Comedy, Drama
A prestigious Stockholm museum's chief art curator finds himself in times of both professional and personal crisis as he attempts to set up a controversial new exhibit.
Votes: 51,089 | Gross: $1.50M
Very interesting film which unfortunately I could only watch a little more than half of it, as my flight ended.
16. Antboy (2013)
PG | 77 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family
12-year-old Pelle is bitten by an ant and develops superpowers. Aided by comic book nerd Wilhelm, Pelle creates a secret identity as superhero Antboy. When a super villain The Flea enters the scene, Antboy must step up to the challenge.
17. Rosa Morena (2010)
90 min | Drama
The story of one man's journey from Denmark to Brazil to get a child.
A Danish-Brazilian production.
18. And Breathe Normally (2018)
TV-14 | 95 min | Drama
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.
19. Dogville (2003)
R | 178 min | Crime, Drama
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.
Votes: 133,260 | Gross: $1.53M
21. Black's Game (2012)
R | 104 min | Crime, Thriller
After being reacquainted with a childhood friend Stebbi joins the drug trade world in order to pay off his debt. Inspired by actual events.
Unfortunately, I have watched just a part of this Icelandic thriller, but I liked it.
22. The Pinchcliffe Grand Prix (1975)
G | 88 min | Animation, Comedy, Family
Reodor Felgen decides that he will enter a car race to defeat his former friend who has stolen his plans for a car.
23. This is Söderstadion (2014)
82 min | Documentary
The days of being a supporter of the Hammarby football team are hard, even for the most dedicated fan. The unwilling step into the future is embodied by the leaving of the classic home stadium Söderstadion.
24. Mifune (1999)
R | 98 min | Romance, Comedy, Drama
Kresten's dad dies and he returns to the farm on Lolland to take care of things incl. his retarded brother. He employs a hooker as maid. He loses wife and job due to lies. The maid's kid brother moves in and they're a family of 4.
Votes: 7,343 | Gross: $0.59M
26. The Tough Guys (2013)
74 min | Family
Modulf is bullied by the toughest guys at school. And that's fine. Because then he saves the other kids from being bullied. Then Lise arrives - a new girl in class.
27. Shed No Tears (2013)
109 min | Drama, Music, Romance
Pål dreams about success within the musical world, but he has an obstacle; himself. His deep thoughts keeps him end up in trouble. We follow Pål on a emotional inner travel to find his call on the swedish west coast of Gothenburg.
28. Rocky VI (1986)
9 min | Short, Comedy, Music
Definitely not to be confused with any of Sylvester Stallone's efforts, this is a wicked satire on 'Rocky IV', in which Rocky takes on the monolithic Russian fighter Igor - and loses. ... See full summary »
Campy Finish spoof.