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1. Smiles of a Summer Night (1955)

Approved | 108 min | Comedy, Romance

7.9
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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.

Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Ulla Jacobsson, Eva Dahlbeck, Harriet Andersson, Margit Carlqvist

Votes: 9,790

2. The Devil's Eye (1960)

87 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.2
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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 »

Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Jarl Kulle, Bibi Andersson, Stig Järrel, Nils Poppe

Votes: 2,650

3. A Lesson in Love (1954)

96 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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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 »

Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Eva Dahlbeck, Gunnar Björnstrand, Yvonne Lombard, Harriet Andersson

Votes: 1,951

4. Crisis (1946)

93 min | Drama, Romance

6.5
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A small-town piano teacher is shocked by the arrival of her foster daughter's real mother, whose young lover soon follows and causes further disruption.

Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Inga Landgré, Stig Olin, Marianne Löfgren, Dagny Lind

Votes: 1,522

5. One Summer of Happiness (1951)

103 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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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 »

Director: Arne Mattsson | Stars: Edvin Adolphson, Ulla Jacobsson, John Elfström, Folke Sundquist

Votes: 543

6. Mannekäng i rött (1958)

108 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.7
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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 »

Director: Arne Mattsson | Stars: Anita Björk, Lillebil Ibsen, Nils Hallberg, Gio Petré

Votes: 258

7. Körkarlen (1958)

109 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

6.7
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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.

Director: Arne Mattsson | Stars: George Fant, Ulla Jacobsson, Anita Björk, Edvin Adolphson

Votes: 43

8. När mörkret faller (1960)

113 min | Crime

5.5
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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 »

Director: Arne Mattsson | Stars: Nils Asther, Karl-Arne Holmsten, Birgitta Pettersson, Elsa Prawitz

Votes: 65

9. Damen i svart (1958)

110 min | Mystery, Thriller

6.4
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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.

Director: Arne Mattsson | Stars: Anita Björk, Annalisa Ericson, Karl-Arne Holmsten, Sven Lindberg

Votes: 212

10. Ett drömspel (1963 TV Movie)

113 min | Drama, Fantasy

7.5
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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).

Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Ingrid Thulin, Uno Henning, Allan Edwall, Olof Widgren

Votes: 90

11. Sjunde himlen (1956)

93 min | Comedy

6.1
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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.

Director: Hasse Ekman | Stars: Sickan Carlsson, Hasse Ekman, Gunnar Björnstrand, Stig Järrel

Votes: 142

12. Kvinna i vitt (1949)

87 min | Drama

5.5
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A ghostly woman warns a Victorian heiress about a count and his cohort who are after her fortune.

Director: Arne Mattsson | Stars: Margareta Fahlén, Georg Løkkeberg, Eva Dahlbeck, Karl-Arne Holmsten

Votes: 15

13. Får jag låna din fru? (1959)

104 min | Comedy

5.9
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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 »

Director: Arne Mattsson | Stars: Sven Lindberg, Elsa Prawitz, Edvin Adolphson, Annalisa Ericson

Votes: 36

14. Karin Månsdotter (1954)

108 min | Drama, History

6.2
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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 »

Director: Alf Sjöberg | Stars: Ulla Jacobsson, Jarl Kulle, Ulf Palme, Olof Widgren

Votes: 80

15. Förseglade läppar (1927)

8.5
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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 »

Director: Gustaf Molander | Stars: Mona Mårtenson, Fred Louis Lerch, Sandra Milovanoff, Stina Berg

Votes: 8

16. Ljuvlig är sommarnatten (1961)

102 min | Thriller

6.4
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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.

Director: Arne Mattsson | Stars: Karl-Arne Holmsten, Per Oscarsson, Folke Sundquist, Sif Ruud

Votes: 41

17. Vi fixar allt (1961)

80 min | Comedy

3.2
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Director: Ragnar Frisk | Stars: Carl-Gustaf Lindstedt, Arne Källerud, Anita Lindblom, Ittla Frodi

Votes: 16

18. Ryttare i blått (1959)

110 min | Mystery, Thriller

5.4
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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.

Director: Arne Mattsson | Stars: Gunnel Broström, Bengt Brunskog, Gio Petré, Björn Bjelfvenstam

Votes: 151

19. Elvira Madigan (1943)

107 min | Drama

5.1
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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.

Director: Åke Ohberg | Stars: Eva Henning, Åke Ohberg, Irma Christenson, Gunnar Sjöberg

Votes: 7

20. Landstormens lilla argbigga (1941)

90 min | Comedy

5.3
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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 »

Director: Nils Jerring | Stars: Sickan Carlsson, George Fant, Marianne Löfgren, Holger Löwenadler

Votes: 41

21. Kastrullresan (1950)

81 min | Family

5.7
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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.

Director: Arne Mattsson | Stars: Eva Dahlbeck, Sigge Fürst, Edvin Adolphson, Sture Lagerwall

Votes: 26

22. Salka Valka (1954)

132 min | Drama

6.6
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A coming of age story about young Salka Valka who lives in the small fishing village of Íseyri.

Director: Arne Mattsson | Stars: Gunnel Broström, Folke Sundquist, Margaretha Krook, Erik Strandmark

Votes: 29

23. Det kom en gäst... (1947)

71 min | Thriller

5.3
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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.

Director: Arne Mattsson | Stars: Sture Lagerwall, Karl-Arne Holmsten, Erik 'Bullen' Berglund, Naima Wifstrand

Votes: 43

24. Simon syndaren (1954)

85 min | Drama

6.8
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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.

Director: Gunnar Hellström | Stars: Gunnar Hellström, Ann-Marie Gyllenspetz, Stig Järrel, Einar Axelsson

Votes: 16

25. Ratataa eller The Staffan Stolle Story (1956)

107 min | Comedy, Musical, Mystery

6.6
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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 »

Director: Hasse Ekman | Stars: Povel Ramel, Martin Ljung, Gunwer Bergkvist, Yvonne Lombard

Votes: 118

26. Synd (1928)

89 min

6.8
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A married writers luck turns when he gets a play produced at Théâtre de Paris. He meets the femme fatale who should play the lead in his play. Passion and conflict occurs.

Director: Gustaf Molander | Stars: Lars Hanson, Elissa Landi, Anita Hugo, Gina Manès

Votes: 26

27. Aldrig i livet (1957)

76 min | Crime

5.8
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An edited version of "It happens tonight" which was banned by Swedish censorship. The film is a gangster spoof with some violence and nudity.

Director: Arne Ragneborn | Stars: Arne Ragneborn, Ingrid Thulin, Lars Ekborg, Sven-Eric Gamble

Votes: 23

28. För min heta ungdoms skull (1952)

115 min | Romance, Drama

5.7
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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 »

Director: Arne Mattsson | Stars: Aino Taube, Georg Rydeberg, Nils Hallberg, Ulla-Bella Fridh

Votes: 22

29. Sju svarta be-hå (1954)

90 min | Comedy

6.2
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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 »

Director: Gösta Bernhard | Stars: Dirch Passer, Annalisa Ericson, Åke Grönberg, Hjördis Petterson

Votes: 17

30. Fairy of Solbakken (1919)

111 min | Drama

6.6
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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 »

Director: John W. Brunius | Stars: Harald Aimarsen, Torsten Bergström, Palle Brunius, Einar Bruun

Votes: 34

31. Drömsemester (1952)

86 min | Music

2.8
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Director: Gösta Bernhard | Stars: Dirch Passer, Stig Järrel, Alice Babs, Svend Asmussen

Votes: 5

32. Kronblom (1947)

100 min | Comedy

3.4
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Director: Hugo Bolander | Stars: Ludde Gentzel, Dagmar Ebbesen, Julia Cæsar, Carl Reinholdz

Votes: 27

33. När Bengt och Anders bytte hustrur (1950)

98 min | Comedy

5.5
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In the rural countryside, two feuding neighbors have incompatible wives and in a dream they change wives with each other.

Director: Arthur Spjuth | Stars: John Elfström, Emy Hagman, Sigbrit Molin, Sigge Fürst

Votes: 13

34. Father and Son (1931)

96 min | Drama

7.4
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Director: Victor Sjöström | Stars: Victor Sjöström, Pauline Brunius, Sture Lagerwall, Brita Appelgren

Votes: 27

35. 91:an Karlsson (1946)

88 min | Comedy

5.0
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Director: Hugo Bolander | Stars: Gus Dahlström, Holger Höglund, Fritiof Billquist, Siv Thulin

Votes: 45

36. Flickan i frack (1956)

98 min | Comedy

4.9
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The beautiful student Katja shocks the conservative and rigid city of Wadköping by appearing in tail-coat on the big prom.

Director: Arne Mattsson | Stars: Maj-Britt Nilsson, Folke Sundquist, Anders Henrikson, Naima Wifstrand

Votes: 10

37. Hemsöborna (1955)

112 min | Drama

6.4
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Director: Arne Mattsson | Stars: Erik Strandmark, Hjördis Petterson, Nils Hallberg, John Norrman

Votes: 39

38. The Summer Wind Blows (1955)

Drama

5.3
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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 »

Director: Åke Ohberg | Stars: Lars Nordrum, Margit Carlqvist, Edvin Adolphson, Sigge Fürst

Votes: 7

39. Synnöve Solbakken (1957)

97 min | Romance, Drama

6.5
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Director: Gunnar Hellström | Stars: Synnøve Strigen, Harriet Andersson, Edvin Adolphson, Gunnar Hellström

Votes: 24

40. Farlig vår (1949)

96 min | Crime

6.3
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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 »

Director: Arne Mattsson | Stars: Karl-Arne Holmsten, Birger Malmsten, Jan Molander, Stig Olin

Votes: 36

41. Lille Fridolf blir morfar (1957)

90 min | Comedy

5.9
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Director: Per Gunvall | Stars: Douglas Håge, Hjördis Petterson, Lars Ekborg, Meg Westergren

Votes: 60

42. Kvartetten som sprängdes (1950)

100 min | Comedy

5.5
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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.

Director: Gustaf Molander | Stars: Adolf Jahr, Anita Björk, Inga Landgré, Victor Sjöström

Votes: 17

43. Henrik IV (1964 TV Movie)

215 min | Drama

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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 »

Director: Keve Hjelm | Stars: Erik Hell, Kristina Adolphson, Lissi Alandh, Carl-Olof Alm

44. Storm över Tjurö (1954)

109 min

5.3
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Director: Arne Mattsson | Stars: Adolf Jahr, Sigge Fürst, Gunnel Broström, Margaretha Krook

Votes: 22

45. Brokiga blad (1931)

98 min | Comedy

6.1
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Vera Nilsson is friendly with the poor neighbor boy Håkan, this is not seen kindly by Vera's father Nils.

Directors: Edvin Adolphson, Valdemar Dalquist | Stars: Edvin Adolphson, Lili Ziedner, Gösta Ekman, Vera Nilsson

Votes: 14

46. Sexlingar (1942)

95 min | Comedy

5.6
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Directors: Hugo Bolander, Åke Söderblom | Stars: Thor Modéen, Åke Söderblom, Margit Manstad, Inga-Bodil Vetterlund

Votes: 15

47. Regementets ros (1950)

Comedy

3.6
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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 »

Director: Bengt Järrel | Stars: Margareta Fahlén, Birger Malmsten, Elisaveta, Carl-Gustaf Lindstedt

Votes: 7

48. Hård klang (1952)

87 min | Drama

4.8
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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.

Director: Arne Mattsson | Stars: Victor Sjöström, Edvin Adolphson, John Elfström, Margit Carlqvist

Votes: 6

49. Åsa-Nisse jubilerar (1959)

Comedy

4.3
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Director: Ragnar Frisk | Stars: John Elfström, Artur Rolén, Brita Öberg, Mona Geijer-Falkner

Votes: 67

50. Två konungar (1925)

Drama

6.1
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A film with romance and court intrigue, filmed on location at Stockholm Castle , Drottningholm Castle, and Gripsholm Castle. Based on the play by Ernst Didring.

Director: Elis Ellis | Stars: Arne Weel, Åke Claesson, Harald Schwenzen, Hugo Björne

Votes: 7