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1. Knowledgy (2010)

Short

8.5
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A film school student documents a naive Icelandic couples' initiation into an American cult. Soon the comical turns macabre.

Writer: Hugleikur Dagsson | Directors: Hrefna Hagalin, Kristin Bara Haraldsdottir | Stars: Þorsteinn Bachmann, Sindri Eldon, Nína Dögg Filippusdóttir, Leo Fitzpatrick

Votes: 8

2. Paskvil (1997–2006)

60 min

8.1
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Stars: Jan Cechticky, Chris Corner, Dusan Lipert, Jan P. Muchow

Votes: 14

3. Eldsmiðurinn (1983)

35 min | Documentary, Short

8.1
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Eldsmiðurinn (The Blacksmith) is a film about an eighty year old craftsman and inventor, who lives alone on the east coast of Iceland. He claims to have made the first multi-gear bicycle ... See full summary »

Writer: Friðrik Þór Friðriksson | Director: Friðrik Þór Friðriksson

Votes: 8

4. 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.

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

Votes: 73,586

5. Nomina Sunt Odiosa (1975)

Short

8.0
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Experimental film showing students graduation from the High School of Reykjavík edited with shots of cola bottles being filled and taped.

Director: Friðrik Þór Friðriksson

Votes: 5

6. World's End (2011 TV Mini-Series)

360 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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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: 63

7. Angels of the Universe (2000)

100 min | Biography, Drama

7.7
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Páll is an artistic and sensitive young man. Getting dumped by his girlfriend, Dagny, triggers his descent into madness. We follow him on his way to inevitable doom; at home with his ... See full summary »

Writer: Einar Guðmundsson | Director: Friðrik Þór Friðriksson | Stars: Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson, Baltasar Kormákur, Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Björn Jörundur Friðbjörnsson

Votes: 2,210

8. Children of Nature (1991)

82 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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Old Thorgeir must leave his home far off in the Icelandic 'countryside' and move into a home for senior citizens in Reykjavik. There he meets an old friend from his childhood, Stella. ... See full summary »

Writers: Friðrik Þór Friðriksson, Einar Guðmundsson | Director: Friðrik Þór Friðriksson | Stars: Gísli Halldórsson, Sigríður Hagalín, Baldvin Halldórsson, Björn Karlsson

Votes: 1,095

9. A Mother's Courage: Talking Back to Autism (2009)

103 min | Documentary

7.6
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76 Metascore

The mother of an autistic child is determined not to accept the pessimistic prognosis for her son.

Director: Friðrik Þór Friðriksson | Stars: Margrét Dagmar Ericsdóttir, David G. Amaral, Simon Baron-Cohen, David Crowe

Votes: 203

10. Woodmouse: Life on the Run (1997)

52 min | Documentary

7.6
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Writer: Þorfinnur Guðnason | Director: Þorfinnur Guðnason | Stars: Askur, Erlingur Gíslason

Votes: 9

11. Pönkið og Fræbbblarnir (2004)

Documentary, Music

7.5
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Directors: Örn Marino Arnarson, Thorkell S. Hardarson | Stars: Gunnar Lárus Hjalmarsson, Arnór Snorrason, Sigurður Steinarsson, Michael D. Pollock

Votes: 14

12. Hringurinn (1985)

78 min | Documentary

7.4
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Writer: Friðrik Þór Friðriksson | Director: Friðrik Þór Friðriksson

Votes: 26

13. Devil's Island (1996)

99 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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The story of families living in barracks, left by the US Army in Reykjavik at the conclusion of World War II.

Writer: Einar Kárason | Director: Friðrik Þór Friðriksson | Stars: Baltasar Kormákur, Gísli Halldórsson, Sigurveig Jónsdóttir, Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir

Votes: 797

14. Screaming Masterpiece (2005)

87 min | Documentary, Music

7.3
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A documentary about the bustling Icelandic musical scene. This documentary covers some of Iceland's most talented and well-known musicians.

Writer: Ari Alexander Ergis Magnússon | Director: Ari Alexander Ergis Magnússon | Stars: Hilmar Örn Hilmarsson, Barði Jóhannsson, Walter Durkacz, Úlfur Eldjárn

Votes: 385

15. Rock in Reykjavik (1982)

83 min | Documentary, Music

7.3
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Rokk í Reykjavík (Rock in Reykjavik) gives a thorough overview of the powerful and expanding rock scene in Iceland. Most of the film consists of performances by a wide variety of ... See full summary »

Director: Friðrik Þór Friðriksson | Stars: Hilmar Örn Agnarsson, Júlíus Agnarsson, Eyþór Arnaldsson, Sigtryggur Baldursson

Votes: 139

16. Cold Fever (1995)

Unrated | 83 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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A Japanese businessman travels to Iceland and has a series of misadventures while venturing to a remote area to perform a traditional burial ritual where his parents died several years back.

Writers: Friðrik Þór Friðriksson, Jim Stark | Director: Friðrik Þór Friðriksson | Stars: Masatoshi Nagase, Lili Taylor, Fisher Stevens, Gísli Halldórsson

Votes: 1,439

17. Investigation Into the Invisible World (2002)

87 min | Documentary

7.1
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Iceland's clairvoyants and mediums are profiled in this curious documentary on supernatural phenomenon.

Writer: Jean-Michel Roux | Director: Jean-Michel Roux | Stars: Friðrik Þór Friðriksson, Baltasar Kormákur

Votes: 134

18. The Grump (2014)

104 min | Comedy

7.0
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The Grump is a man from the past. A man who knows that everything used to be so much better in the old days. Pretty much everything that's been done after 1953 has always managed to ruin ... See full summary »

Writers: Dome Karukoski, Tuomas Kyrö, Pekko Pesonen | Director: Dome Karukoski | Stars: Antti Litja, Petra Frey, Mari Perankoski, Iikka Forss

Votes: 870

20. Of Horses and Men (2013)

81 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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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.

Writer: Benedikt Erlingsson | Director: Benedikt Erlingsson | Stars: Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson, Charlotte Bøving, Johann Pall Oddson, Kristbjörg Kjeld

Votes: 1,453

21. Reykjavik-Rotterdam (2008)

88 min | Thriller

6.8
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Financial concerns tempt a security guard to return to his smuggling ways.

Writers: Arnaldur Indriðason, Óskar Jónasson | Director: Óskar Jónasson | Stars: Baltasar Kormákur, Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson, Lilja Nótt Þórarinsdóttir, Þröstur Leó Gunnarsson

Votes: 1,742

22. Home (2013)

90 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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Lou mostly keeps to herself, grandmother Frida grieves for her husband's death, Tom isn't good at anything, and Henrik always finds the right book in his second-hand bookshop.

Writer: Maximilian Hult | Director: Maximilian Hult | Stars: Simon J. Berger, Lia Boysen, Moa Gammel, Lars Lind

Votes: 195

23. The Wager (2004)

88 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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The Wager is a comedy with a tongue-in-cheek look at the Hollywood Film Industry. It stars Oscar nominee Burt Young (Chinatown, Rocky etc) as studio boss Jack Stockman who makes a bet with ... See full summary »

Writer: Sigur-Björn | Director: Sigur-Björn | Stars: Chris Devlin, Kristine Alexandria, Burt Young, Priscilla Taylor

Votes: 65

24. The Boss of It All (2006)

Not Rated | 99 min | Comedy

6.7
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71 Metascore

An IT company hires an actor to serve as the company's president in order to help the business get sold to a cranky Icelander.

Writer: Lars von Trier | Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Jens Albinus, Peter Gantzler, Friðrik Þór Friðriksson, Benedikt Erlingsson

Votes: 8,482

25. Cold Light (2004)

90 min | Drama

6.7
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What could be better than knowing your future? And what could be worse? A love-filled childhood abruptly ends when catastrophe descends. One that the child had foreseen yet failed to act upon.

Writers: Vigdís Grímsdóttir, Hilmar Oddsson, Freyr Thor, Freyr Þormóðsson, Freyr Þórmóðsson | Director: Hilmar Oddsson | Stars: Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson, Unnur Ösp Stefánsdóttir, Ruth Olafsdottir, Steinunn Harðardóttir

Votes: 482

26. Niceland (Population. 1.000.002) (2004)

86 min | Drama

6.6
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Writer: Huldar Breiðfjörð | Director: Friðrik Þór Friðriksson | Stars: Martin Compston, Gary Lewis, Peter Capaldi, Kerry Fox

Votes: 315

27. Mamma Gógó (2010)

90 min | Drama

6.6
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A film director's personal journey experiencing his mother's disappearance into the Alzheimer disease, a film with essential Fridriksson's ingredients, humour, compassion and strong visual style.

Writer: Friðrik Þór Friðriksson | Director: Friðrik Þór Friðriksson | Stars: Kristbjörg Kjeld, Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Gunnar Eyjólfsson, Margrét Vilhjálmsdóttir

Votes: 277

28. Ikíngut (2000)

90 min | Action, Adventure, Family

6.5
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In the middle ages a small Greenlandic boy comes drifting with an Iceberg to a remote and superstitious settlement in Iceland and is believed to be an evil spirit by his looks. He saves a ... See full summary »

Writer: Jon Steinar Ragnarsson | Director: Gísli Snær Erlingsson | Stars: Hjalti Rúnar Jónsson, Hans Tittus Nakinge, Pálmi Gestsson, Elva Ósk Ólafsdóttir

Votes: 186

29. Movie Days (1994)

82 min | Drama

6.5
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Writers: Friðrik Þór Friðriksson, Einar Guðmundsson | Director: Friðrik Þór Friðriksson | Stars: Örvar Jens Arnarsson, Rúrik Haraldsson, Sigrún Hjálmtýsdóttir, Orri Helgason

Votes: 263

30. Brennu-njálssaga (1980)

18 min | Short

6.5
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Instructions on how a copy of this classical work of medieval Icelandic literature may be burnt on a fire.

Director: Friðrik Þór Friðriksson

Votes: 33

31. Wildside (1998)

95 min | Drama

6.4
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Charming desperado Ossy, carryng a deadly secret, tracks down his childhood pal Jimmy in Iceland. But Jimmy, now with a family and a regular job, will do anything to hide his past.

Writers: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Simon Staho | Director: Simon Staho | Stars: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Mads Mikkelsen, Nukâka, Pálína Jónsdóttir

Votes: 444

32. Underwater Iceland (1997)

52 min | Documentary

6.4
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Writers: Maria Solrun, Antti Tuuri | Director: Marko Röhr | Stars: Antti Reini, Ari Ilola, Karl Gunnarsson, Mika Uusitalo

Votes: 14

33. Count Me Out (1997)

78 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.3
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A little girl "kidnaps" her half-sister in order to get the attention of her father who left her mother years ago for another woman (who gave birth to her half-sister).

Writer: Ari Kristinsson | Director: Ari Kristinsson | Stars: Bergþóra Aradóttir, Freydís Kristófersdóttir, Edda Heidrún Backman, Halldóra Björnsdóttir

Votes: 164

34. Skytturnar (1987)

73 min | Drama

6.3
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Two friends, who are experienced whale hunters, decide to settle down in Rekyavik at the end of the whaling season. During a night on the town, the duo lands in a heap of trouble after they... See full summary »

Writers: Friðrik Þór Friðriksson, Einar Kárason | Director: Friðrik Þór Friðriksson | Stars: Thorarinn Oskar Thorarinsson, Eggert Gudmundsson, Harald G. Haraldsson, Karl Guðmundsson

Votes: 127

35. No Such Thing (2001)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.2
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36 Metascore

"No Such Thing" tells the story of a young journalist who journeys to Iceland to find her missing fiancée only to encounter a mythical creature. She eventually forges a relationship with the being.

Writer: Hal Hartley | Director: Hal Hartley | Stars: Sarah Polley, Robert John Burke, Margrét Ákadóttir, Julie Anderson

Votes: 3,317

36. Sweety Barrett (1998)

92 min | Crime, Drama

6.2
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Writer: Stephen Bradley | Director: Stephen Bradley | Stars: Brendan O'Carroll, Brendan Gleeson, Tony Rohr, Andrew Scott

Votes: 133

37. Regína (2001)

90 min | Musical, Family

6.2
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Writers: Sjón Sigurdsson, Margrét Örnólfsdóttir | Director: María Sigurðardóttir | Stars: Siddy Holloway, Benedikt Clausen, Baltasar Kormákur, Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir

Votes: 73

38. One Point O (2004)

R | 92 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.1
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After receiving mysterious empty packages inside his apartment, a young computer-programmer begins a personal investigation into their origins.

Writers: Jeff Renfroe, Marteinn Thorsson | Directors: Jeff Renfroe, Marteinn Thorsson | Stars: Richard Rees, Jeremy Sisto, Udo Kier, Deborah Kara Unger

Votes: 4,726

39. On Top Down Under (2002)

26 min | Short

6.1
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On Top - Iceland, a lighthouse, a cold winter evening. Her thoughts drift back to that summer ... to bathing in the hot springs ... to when they first met ... and embraced. Down Under - ... See full summary »

Writer: Friðrik Þór Friðriksson | Director: Friðrik Þór Friðriksson | Stars: Nina Gunnarsdottir, Hilmir Snær Guðnason

Votes: 139

40. Falcons (2002)

91 min | Drama

6.0
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Simon a mysterious man with a past returns to Iceland with the intention to end his no good life. Before he can complete his task he meets a young women DÚA who he believes might be his ... See full summary »

Writers: Friðrik Þór Friðriksson, Einar Kárason | Director: Friðrik Þór Friðriksson | Stars: Keith Carradine, Margrét Vilhjálmsdóttir, Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson, Magnús Ólafsson

Votes: 325

41. Beowulf & Grendel (2005)

R | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.9
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53 Metascore

In Denmark, during the 6th century, Danish king Hrothgar and his warriors kill a troll whose son, Grendel, vows revenge.

Writers: Anonymous, Andrew Rai Berzins | Director: Sturla Gunnarsson | Stars: Hringur Ingvarsson, Spencer Wilding, Stellan Skarsgård, Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson

Votes: 15,496

42. Season of the Witch (2011 TV Mini-Series)

198 min | Crime

5.8
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Stars: Gudmundur Thorvaldsson, Ísgerður Elfa Gunnarsdóttir, Skúli Gautason, Halldór Gylfason

Votes: 16

43. Kúrekar norðursins (1984)

81 min | Documentary

5.8
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In the summer of 1984, Iceland's king of country music, Hallbjörn Hjartarson, arranged the first and only Icelandic cowboy-festival. This celebration of western culture took place in ... See full summary »

Director: Friðrik Þór Friðriksson

Votes: 16

44. Virgil Bliss (2001)

93 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.7
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58 Metascore

Virgil Bliss is a man obsessed with living a normal life, finding a good job, marrying a decent woman, and building a family of his own. But as a recently paroled career thief with a ... See full summary »

Writer: Joe Maggio | Director: Joe Maggio | Stars: Clint Jordan, Kirsten Russell, Anthony Gorman, Greg Amici

Votes: 219

45. Omfavn mig måne (2002)

89 min | Drama

5.5
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Writers: Yüksel Isik, Elisabeth Rygaard | Director: Elisabeth Rygaard | Stars: Bora Akkas, Gürol, Mazlum Çimen, Sebnem Köstem

Votes: 59

46. Witchcraft (1999)

Drama

5.4
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The young and fanatical Jon is appointed pastor to a remote church in 15th century Iceland. As is custom, he marries the widow of his predecessor, a woman much older than he is. He is ... See full summary »

Writers: Bo Jonsson, Jón Magnússon þumlungur | Director: Hrafn Gunnlaugsson | Stars: Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Hallgrímur H. Helgason, Stefan Jorgen, Guðrún Kristín Magnúsdóttir

Votes: 172

47. Guy X (2005)

R | 101 min | Comedy, War

5.1
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A black comedy set in 1979, about a soldier mistakenly posted to an Arctic military base.

Writers: Steve Attridge, John Paul Chapple, John Griesemer | Director: Saul Metzstein | Stars: Jason Biggs, Natascha McElhone, Jeremy Northam, Sean Tucker

Votes: 1,769

48. Privacy (1995)

91 min | Comedy

4.9
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Director: Þráinn Bertelsson | Stars: Gotti Sigurdarson, Dóra Takefusa, Ólafur Egilsson, Sigurður Sigurjónsson

Votes: 56

49. Plan B (2000)

72 min | Crime, Drama

4.3
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Two men in their late twenties, Jim and Frank, old friends from childhood, both emaciated and very grunge guys, meet again after many years. Jim, trying hard to get his life back on track, ... See full summary »

Writer: Jóhann Sigmarsson | Director: Jóhann Sigmarsson | Stars: Óttarr Proppé, Grímur Hjartarson, Axel Ragnheidur, Davíð Þór Jónsson

Votes: 41

50. Blossi/810551 (1997)

Drama

3.5
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Writer: Lars Emil Árnason | Director: Júlíus Kemp | Stars: Páll Banine, Þóra Dungal, Finnur Jóhannsson, Jón Gnarr

Votes: 147