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1. Night on Earth (1991)

R | 129 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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An anthology of 5 different cab drivers in 5 American and European cities and their remarkable fares on the same eventful night.

Writer: Jim Jarmusch | Director: Jim Jarmusch | Stars: Winona Ryder, Gena Rowlands, Lisanne Falk, Alan Randolph Scott

Votes: 36,796

2. La Vie de Bohème (1992)

Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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Three struggling artists try to make passable livings in Paris despite knock backs and tragedies.

Writers: Henri Murger, Aki Kaurismäki | Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Matti Pellonpää, Evelyne Didi, André Wilms, Kari Väänänen

Votes: 2,903

3. Shadows in Paradise (1986)

76 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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An episode in the life of Nikander, a garbage man, involving the death of a coworker, a love affair and much more.

Writer: Aki Kaurismäki | Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Matti Pellonpää, Kati Outinen, Sakari Kuosmanen, Esko Nikkari

Votes: 2,727

4. Calamari Union (1985)

80 min | Comedy

7.2
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An exodus to a better life in Eira

Writer: Aki Kaurismäki | Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Timo Eränkö, Kari Heiskanen, Asmo Hurula, Sakke Järvenpää

Votes: 1,941

5. Take Care of Your Scarf, Tatiana (1994)

62 min | Comedy

7.3
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Lugubrious Finns Valto and Reino take to the road in search of coffee and vodka, without which their lives are not worth living. But their reveries are interrupted by the arrival of ... See full summary »

Writers: Sakke Järvenpää, Aki Kaurismäki | Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Kati Outinen, Matti Pellonpää, Kirsi Tykkyläinen, Mato Valtonen

Votes: 1,835

6. Leningrad Cowboys Go America (1989)

PG-13 | 78 min | Comedy, Music

7.0
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Siberian rock band Leningrad Cowboys go to the USA in pursuit of fame.

Writers: Sakke Järvenpää, Aki Kaurismäki, Mato Valtonen | Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Matti Pellonpää, Kari Väänänen, Sakke Järvenpää, Heikki Keskinen

Votes: 4,715

7. Crime and Punishment (1983)

93 min | Crime, Drama

7.2
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An adaptation of Dostoyevsky's novel, set in modern Helsinki. Slaughterhouse worker Rahikainen murders a man, and is forced to live with the consequences of his actions.

Writers: Fyodor Dostoevsky, Aki Kaurismäki, Pauli Pentti | Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Markku Toikka, Aino Seppo, Esko Nikkari, Olli Tuominen

Votes: 1,196

8. Zombie and the Ghost Train (1991)

88 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.3
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Antti "Zombie" Autiomaa does two things well: play the bass guitar and drink. After several months' sleeping on the streets of Istanbul, he returns to Helsinki where he's called into the ... See full summary »

Writers: Sakke Järvenpää, Mika Kaurismäki, Pauli Pentti | Director: Mika Kaurismäki | Stars: Silu Seppälä, Marjo Leinonen, Matti Pellonpää, Vieno Saaristo

Votes: 670

9. Drifting Clouds (1996)

96 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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The recession hits a couple in Helsinki.

Writer: Aki Kaurismäki | Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Kati Outinen, Kari Väänänen, Elina Salo, Sakari Kuosmanen

Votes: 4,577

10. Rocky VI (1986)

9 min | Short, Comedy, Sport

5.7
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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 »

Writer: Aki Kaurismäki | Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Silu Seppälä, Sakari Kuosmanen, Heinäsirkka, Mato Valtonen

Votes: 708

11. Leningrad Cowboys Meet Moses (1994)

94 min | Adventure, Comedy, Music

5.6
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The Cowboys are lured from Mexico to Coney Island by their former manager who disappeared at the end of Leningrad Cowboys Go America. He believes he is the reincarnation of Moses, sent to lead them back to the promised land - Siberia.

Writers: Sakke Järvenpää, Aki Kaurismäki, Mato Valtonen | Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Twist-Twist Erkinharju, Ben Granfelt, Sakke Järvenpää, Jore Marjaranta

Votes: 918

12. Hobitit (1993 TV Mini-Series)

270 min | Fantasy, Family, Adventure

6.9
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J. R. R. Tolkien's The Lord of the Rings told from the perspective of the hobbits.

Stars: Kari Väänänen, Bojan Baric, Teijo Eloranta, Sanna Fransman

Votes: 141

13. Ariel (1988)

Not Rated | 73 min | Drama

7.6
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The movie tells the story of Taisto Kasurinen, a finnish coal miner whose father has just committed suicide and who is framed for a crime he did not commit. In jail, he starts to dream ... See full summary »

Writer: Aki Kaurismäki | Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Turo Pajala, Susanna Haavisto, Matti Pellonpää, Eetu Hilkamo

Votes: 3,671

14. Hamlet Goes Business (1987)

86 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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A bizarre black-and-white film noir reworking of Shakespeare's 'Hamlet'. After the death of his father, young Hamlet inherits a seat on the board of a company controlled by his uncle that ... See full summary »

Writer: Aki Kaurismäki | Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Pirkka-Pekka Petelius, Esko Salminen, Kati Outinen, Elina Salo

Votes: 1,154

15. The Worthless (1982)

105 min | Crime, Drama

7.6
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A criminal, his friend and his former girlfriend find their lives intertwining with each other.

Writers: Aki Kaurismäki, Mika Kaurismäki | Director: Mika Kaurismäki | Stars: Matti Pellonpää, Pirkko Hämäläinen, Juuso Hirvikangas, Esko Nikkari

Votes: 758

16. The Liar (1981)

53 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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Talkative, hyperactive young drifter Ville Alfa goes around Helsinki, basically trying to borrow money from friends and strangers by means of an incessant delivery of quirky and snappy quasi-intellectual lines and fabricated excuses.

Writers: Aki Kaurismäki, Pauli Pentti | Director: Mika Kaurismäki | Stars: Aki Kaurismäki, Pirkko Hämäläinen, Juuso Hirvikangas, Lars Lindberg

Votes: 383

17. The Clan - Tale of the Frogs (1984)

120 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.7
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Writers: Mika Kaurismäki, Aki Kaurismäki, Tauno Kaukonen | Director: Mika Kaurismäki | Stars: Markku Halme, Minna Soisalo, Sakari Rouvinen, Juhani Niemelä

Votes: 334

18. Total Balalaika Show (1994)

54 min | Documentary, Music

6.9
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A 57 minute documentary of a Helsinki concert featuring the Leningrad Cowboys and the Alexandrov Red Army Choir and Ballet, who collaborate on a number of US Rock songs sung in English (... See full summary »

Writer: Aki Kaurismäki | Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Alexandrov Red Army Ensemble, Atte Blom, Twist-Twist Erkinharju, Ben Granfelt

Votes: 500

19. Iron Horsemen (1994)

84 min | Action, Comedy

4.8
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While fleeing througout northern California from a 60s biker gang, Bad Trip - an outcast cyclist - has a variety of encounters.

Writer: Gilles Charmant | Director: Gilles Charmant | Stars: Dominic Gould, Laura Favali, Kari Väänänen, Nicky Tesco

Votes: 101

20. The Last Border (1993)

105 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

4.2
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One man's quest for revenge in a post-apocalyptic world

Writers: Alexandra Deman, Mika Kaurismäki, Pia Tikka | Director: Mika Kaurismäki | Stars: Jolyon Baker, Jürgen Prochnow, Fanny Bastien, Kari Väänänen

Votes: 269

21. Cha Cha Cha (1989)

91 min | Comedy

6.2
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Writers: Mika Kaurismäki, Richard Reitinger | Director: Mika Kaurismäki | Stars: Sanna Fransman, Matti Pellonpää, Kari Väänänen, Siiri Nordin

Votes: 158

22. Paper Star (1989)

91 min | Drama

6.1
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Anna Kelanen is an ex-model, who just has been released from prison. She thinks back on her life, when she was a rather successful model, and on the things that went wrong.

Writers: Mika Kaurismäki, Antti Lindqvist | Director: Mika Kaurismäki | Stars: Tiina Björkman, Pirkko Hämäläinen, Soli Labbart, Hannu Lauri

Votes: 98

23. Kadunlakaisijat (1991)

80 min | Comedy, Horror

4.5
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Writer: Olli Soinio | Director: Olli Soinio | Stars: Soli Labbart, Kari Sorvali, Mikko Kivinen, Erkki Pajala

Votes: 269

24. Juice Leskinen & Grand Slam: Bluesia Pieksämäen asemalla (2013)

18 min | Documentary, Short, Music

7.2
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Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Juice Leskinen, Antti Tammilehto, Vesa Sytelä, Ila Louenranta

Votes: 41

25. Akseli ja Elina (1970)

137 min | Drama, History, War

7.0
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Writers: Juho Gartz, Georg Korkman, Edvin Laine, Väinö Linna, Juha Nevalainen | Director: Edvin Laine | Stars: Aarno Sulkanen, Ulla Eklund, Risto Taulo, Anja Pohjola

Votes: 271

26. Konstan pylkkerö (1994– )

30 min

7.1
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Stars: Heikki Kinnunen, Matti Pellonpää, Ritva Oksanen, Jyrki Kallonen

Votes: 16

27. Hyvät herrat (1990–1995)

25 min | Comedy

6.7
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Sausage tycoon Johannes Paukku and his son-in-law "Tollo" Koskivuo, a prominent social democratic politician, invite various guest to a chat at a sauna. The various eccentric members of the... See full summary »

Stars: Matti Tuominen, Eero Melasniemi, Anja Pohjola, Billy Carson

Votes: 47

28. The Boys (1962)

106 min | Drama, War

7.3
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A group of mischievous Finnish boys experience the ups and downs of life during World War 2.

Writers: Mikko Niskanen, Paavo Rintala | Director: Mikko Niskanen | Stars: Pentti Tarkiainen, Vesa-Matti Loiri, Uti Saurio, Hannu Vironmäki

Votes: 636

29. Lentsu (1990 TV Mini-Series)

180 min | Comedy

6.7
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A particularily virulent influenza virus wreaks havoc on Finnish everyday people. Based on a novel by the well-known Finnish humorist and satire-writer Veikko Huovinen.

Stars: Heikki Kinnunen, Antti Litja, Kirsti Kemppainen, Esko Nikkari

Votes: 73

30. Teatterituokio (1962– )

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Stars: Katriina Rinne, Martti Kuisma, Arja Pessa, Asta Backman

31. Dolly and Her Lover (1990)

101 min | Crime, Comedy, Romance

6.3
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Writers: Matti Ijäs, Arto Melleri | Director: Matti Ijäs | Stars: Matti Pellonpää, Raija Paalanen, Kari Väänänen, Pertti Sveholm

Votes: 109

32. Sign of the Beast (1981)

120 min | Drama, War

5.5
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Follows several Finnish officers and soldiers during World War II, mainly in the Finnish headquarters.

Writers: Jaakko Pakkasvirta, Timo Humaloja, Arvo Salo, Olavi Paavolainen | Director: Jaakko Pakkasvirta | Stars: Esko Salminen, Irina Milan, Tom Wentzel, Hannu Lauri

Votes: 113

33. Likaiset kädet (1989 TV Movie)

68 min

7.1
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Writers: Aki Kaurismäki, Jean-Paul Sartre | Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Sulevi Peltola, Matti Pellonpää, Kati Outinen, Kaija Pakarinen

Votes: 49

34. Ruusun aika (1990–1991)

25 min | Drama

6.8
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Stars: Jukka Puotila, Paavo Westerberg, Pauliina Sykkö, Riitta Räty

Votes: 65

35. The Last Lumbercamp (1977)

128 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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Writers: Edvin Laine, Juha Nevalainen, Kalle Päätalo | Director: Edvin Laine | Stars: Jyrki Kovaleff, Olavi Ahonen, Leni Katajakoski, Torsti Kovaleff

Votes: 45

36. A Funny Story (1989)

76 min

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Writers: Hannu Peltomaa, Ilpo Tuomarila | Director: Hannu Peltomaa | Stars: Olli Hanhirova, Arttu Peltomaa, Mirja Hanhirova, Niko Cankar

37. Kiljusen herrasväen uudet seikkailut (1990)

89 min | Comedy

4.6
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Writers: Jouko Aaltonen, Matti Kuortti, Olli Soinio, Heikki Takkinen | Director: Matti Kuortti | Stars: Jukka Sipilä, Miitta Sorvali, Henri Paasivirta, Gary White

Votes: 68

38. Kauhea murhamies Lalli (1981 TV Movie)

93 min

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Writer: Erkki Mäkinen | Director: Kari Franck | Stars: Markku Blomqvist, Karin Pacius, Tuula Nyman, Vesa Vierikko

39. Sutki (1993 TV Movie)

Comedy

7.2
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Writer: Heikki Vuento | Director: Kari Väänänen | Stars: Vesa Vierikko, Esko Varonen, Matti Pellonpää, Ari Patjas

Votes: 27

40. Winter of Black Snow (1979)

114 min | Drama

5.4
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Writers: Edvin Laine, Juha Nevalainen, Kalle Päätalo | Director: Edvin Laine | Stars: Kauko Helovirta, Elsa Turakainen, Jorma Falck, Sirkka Muurikoski

Votes: 28

41. Kivisydän (1984– )

177 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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Stars: Kari Sorvali, Vesa Vierikko, Matti Pellonpää, Martti Tschokkinen

Votes: 11

42. Yöjuttu: Merkitty (1984 TV Movie)

48 min | Horror

5.8
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After a suicide attempt, a woman finds herself haunted by a ghostly figure.

Writer: Ismo Sajakorpi | Director: Ismo Sajakorpi | Stars: Satu Silvo, Eero Melasniemi, Georg Dolivo, Martin Lehtinen

Votes: 41

43. Hittimittari (1984–1988)

Music

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Stars: Timo T.A. Mikkonen, Mikko Alatalo, Pave Maijanen, Sig

44. Annan ja Vasilin rakkaus (1988– )

330 min

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Stars: Marja-Liisa Remes, Ari Savinen, Svante Martin, Mikael Kerimov

45. The Contemporary (1984)

72 min | Drama

3.9
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Writers: Fyodor Dostoevsky, Timo Linnasalo, Paavo Piskonen, Ilpo Tuomarila | Director: Timo Linnasalo | Stars: Paavo Piskonen, Kati Outinen, Rose-Marie Precht, Pekka Laiho

Votes: 19

46. Henkka on hiekkaa -show (1979 TV Movie)

51 min | Comedy, Music

4.4
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Writers: Pentti Järvinen, Kari Kyrönseppä | Directors: Pentti Järvinen, Kari Kyrönseppä | Stars: Heikki Kinnunen, Aarre Elo, Hector, Tuula Hyyryläinen

Votes: 8

47. Ottakaa juna kiinni (1986– )

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Star: Matti Pellonpää

48. Missi - johdattelua idolianalyysiin (1984 TV Movie)

21 min | Documentary

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Writer: Mirja Metsola | Director: Mirja Metsola | Stars: Matti Pellonpää, Anna-Liisa Tilus

49. Papukaijamies (1992)

57 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

6.2
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Lonely Tuukka catches fish by the river and meets a mysterious old miller and former sailor, the Parrot Man, who teaches him the magic of the forest.

Writer: Veikko Nieminen | Director: Veikko Nieminen | Stars: Eetu Hilkamo, Erkki Pajala, Soli Labbart, Kari Väänänen

Votes: 21