Most Popular Titles With John Melin
1. Smiles of a Summer Night (1955)
Approved | 108 min | Comedy, Romance
In Sweden at the turn of the century, members of the upper class and their servants find themselves in a romantic tangle that they try to work out amidst jealousy and heartbreak.
2. The Devil's Eye (1960)
87 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
The devil has a stye in his eye, caused by the purity of a vicar's daughter. To get rid of it, he sends Don Juan up from hell to seduce the 20 year old Britt-Marie and to rob her of her ... See full summary »
3. A Lesson in Love (1954)
96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
After 15 years of marriage, David and Marianne have grown apart. David has had an affair with a patient of his and Marianne has got herself involved with her former lover Carl-Adam, who's ... See full summary »
5. One Summer of Happiness (1951)
103 min | Drama, Romance
After graduating from high school 19 year old Göran goes to his uncle Anders's farm in the countryside for recreation. It's summer and a lot of work to do at the farm, but he, the city ... See full summary »
6. Mannekäng i rött (1958)
108 min | Mystery, Thriller
A model is murdered at a famous fashion house and the Hillmans start to investigate. Kajsa Hillman is employed as a model and discovers that several people had motives to kill the model who... See full summary »
7. Körkarlen (1958)
109 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
The third film adaptation of Selma Lagerlöf's novel. The drinker David Holm gets killed right on the stroke of midnight on New Year's Eve. He will now face the death coachman, which happens to be his old friend.
8. När mörkret faller (1960)
113 min | Crime
Young Elisabeth comes to Västlinge to meet her old relative, the vicar and and his young daughter. She is going to spend the Christmas there in peace and quiet but on Christmas Eve, the ... See full summary »
9. Damen i svart (1958)
110 min | Mystery, Thriller
Private detectives Mr and Mrs John Hillman visits a friend in the country. While there they track down a murderer who is disguised as a ghost.
10. Ett drömspel (1963 TV Movie)
113 min | Drama, Fantasy
The god Indra's daughter descends to earth to experience firsthand people's living conditions. Bergman's first staging of Strindberg's play "Ett drömspel" ( Dream Play).
11. Sjunde himlen (1956)
93 min | Comedy
Radio star Willy Lorens need from recover from exhaustion and go on a bus trip to Italy. Also on the trip is one of his most outspoken critics, doctor Lovisa Sundelius.
13. Får jag låna din fru? (1959)
104 min | Comedy
Bertil Lund works at the wholesaling company Everything for the Baby. The supervisor Fredriksson is considering him to be vice-president but there is one obstacle: Bertil is yet unmarried ... See full summary »
14. Karin Månsdotter (1954)
108 min | Drama, History
The movie starts with a silent section of slapsticks in BLUE and white and with piano music, giving an outline of Karin's rise and fall. The rest is normal B&W movie. Karin does not belong ... See full summary »
15. Förseglade läppar (1927)
The film is based on a story by Guy de Maupausant. The story details several years in the life of convent-bred Angela (Mona Mårtenson) who leaves her convent in Italy to go live with her ... See full synopsis »
16. Ljuvlig är sommarnatten (1961)
102 min | Thriller
In a small town two people are about to get married. After being to a flower shop, to look at the bridal bouquet, the woman disappears. The wedding is canceled. A police detective takes charge of the search.
18. Ryttare i blått (1959)
110 min | Mystery, Thriller
When private eye John Hillman is on assignment in London his wife Kajsa visits the Army's riding school at Strömsholm, Sweden. She gets involved in the strange murder of the Blue Rider. Unknown to everyone at Strömsholm.
19. Elvira Madigan (1943)
107 min | Drama
In the 1880's the noble lieutenant Christian falls in love with the Danish tightrope artist Elvira Madigan. A passionate forbidden and tragic love affair begins.
20. Landstormens lilla argbigga (1941)
90 min | Comedy
Spoiled upper class girl Marianne reluctantly join a home defense unit to learn military drill. The unit, led by lieutenant Victor, is a stern officer but has in fact a crush on her. Victor... See full summary »
21. Kastrullresan (1950)
81 min | Family
Lasse Larsson is writing a book about his unusual family. His father Per Ivar Patrik is an inventor who has made a special skillet that beeps in different tunes when the food is ready.
23. Det kom en gäst... (1947)
71 min | Thriller
The owner of an old mansion has decided to sell it. The next morning he is found murdered. Writer George Essman must try to figure out who the killer is.
24. Simon syndaren (1954)
85 min | Drama
After a fight, Simon thinks he has killed a man and seek refuge in a religious sect. Saved he discovers that he can heal the sick and disabled. The powers of Simon spread quickly and the sect's leaders exploit the situation.
25. Ratataa eller The Staffan Stolle Story (1956)
107 min | Comedy, Musical, Mystery
Staffan Stolle becomes the sole heir to a rich and noble family when he is just a little boy. Early on he is engaged to be married to a girl he finds he does not love. Instead he flees the ... See full summary »
28. För min heta ungdoms skull (1952)
115 min | Romance, Drama
A high school in a small city. Torben and Ninni are deeply infatuated with each other but their parents dislike the pair seeing each other. After graduation Torben joins the army and when ... See full summary »
29. Sju svarta be-hå (1954)
90 min | Comedy
Jens is a prisoner at Långholmen prisoner. When he gets out, he decides to do one more job as a thief and then start an honest life. From one of the inmates at the prison, he has heard ... See full summary »
30. Fairy of Solbakken (1919)
111 min | Drama
Synnöve lives with her parents at the farm Solbakken on a sunny hill. Thorbjörn, who lives at Granliden in the shadow of a big mountain, often looks wistfully up to Solbakken. As teenagers ... See full summary »
38. The Summer Wind Blows (1955)
Claus, an unhappy 28 year old Norwegian insurance company employee quits his job in Oslo and heads for Sweden in order to figure out who he really is. In his travels he meets and falls in ... See full summary »
40. Farlig vår (1949)
96 min | Crime
A young prostitute, Gullan Svan, is murdered one night. The police suspects that the murderer is a student, since she had a lot of students as customers. The murderer stole a picture of ... See full summary »
42. Kvartetten som sprängdes (1950)
100 min | Comedy
A small Swedish town just after WW1. An accountant and his two journalist friends have entered the stock market. The result is not as good as expected.
43. Henrik IV (1964 TV Movie)
215 min | Drama
Henry Bolingbroke has now been crowned King of England, but faces a rebellion headed by the embittered Earl of Northumberland and his son (nicknamed 'Hotspur'). Henry's son Hal, the Prince ... See full summary »
47. Regementets ros (1950)
To save an intoxicated friend, Boman, from getting caught, two conscripts lock him up in the local jail. Instead they release a prisoner, Ivan Jansson, so that he can pretend to be Boman ... See full summary »
48. Hård klang (1952)
87 min | Drama
A small Swedish village has transformed to the industrial center with exports to Germany. A German opened a quarry some 50 years ago, after realizing the value of granite. Now WW2 begins.