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1. 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.

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

Votes: 80,095 | Gross: $4.16M

2. 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.

Director: Sturla Gunnarsson | Stars: Hringur Ingvarsson, Spencer Wilding, Stellan Skarsgård, Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson

Votes: 15,926 | Gross: $0.07M

3. 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.

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

Votes: 9,029 | Gross: $0.05M

4. One Point O (2004)

R | 92 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.2
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After receiving mysterious empty packages inside his apartment, a young computer-programmer begins a personal investigation into their origins.

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

Votes: 4,924

5. 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.

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

Votes: 3,412 | Gross: $0.06M

6. 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 »

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

Votes: 2,348

7. 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.

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

Votes: 2,012 | Gross: $0.01M

8. Reykjavik-Rotterdam (2008)

88 min | Thriller

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

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

Votes: 1,855

9. 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.

Director: Saul Metzstein | Stars: Jason Biggs, Natascha McElhone, Jeremy Northam, Sean Tucker

Votes: 1,809

10. 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.

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

Votes: 1,481 | Gross: $0.34M

11. 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 »

Director: Dome Karukoski | Stars: Antti Litja, Petra Frey, Mari Perankoski, Iikka Forss

Votes: 1,266

12. 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 »

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

Votes: 1,138

13. Devil's Island (1996)

99 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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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.

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

Votes: 842 | Gross: $0.01M

14. 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.

Director: Hilmar Oddsson | Stars: Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson, Unnur Ösp Stefánsdóttir, Ruth Olafsdottir, Steinunn Harðardóttir

Votes: 513

15. Wildside (1998)

95 min | Drama

6.5
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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.

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

Votes: 511

16. Fiasco (2000)

87 min | Comedy

2.7
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Director: Ragnar Bragason | Stars: Margrét Ákadóttir, Silja Hauksdóttir, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Eggert Þorleifsson

Votes: 418

17. 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.

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

Votes: 398

18. Falcons (2002)

91 min | Drama

6.1
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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 »

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

Votes: 334

19. Niceland (Population. 1.000.002) (2004)

86 min | Drama

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

Votes: 320

20. Mamma Gógó (2010)

90 min | Drama

6.5
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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.

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

Votes: 315

21. Movie Days (1994)

82 min | Drama

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

Votes: 273

22. Virgil Bliss (2001)

93 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

5.8
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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 »

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

Votes: 221 | Gross: $0.00M

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

103 min | Documentary

7.5
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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: 219 | Gross: $0.00M

24. Home (2013)

90 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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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.

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

Votes: 219

25. Ikíngut (2000)

90 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

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 »

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

Votes: 198

26. Witchcraft (1999)

Drama

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The young and fanatical Jon is appointed pastor to a remote church in 17th century Iceland. As is custom, he marries the widow of his predecessor, a woman much older than he is. He is ... See full summary »

Director: Hrafn Gunnlaugsson | Stars: Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Hallgrímur H. Helgason, Stefan Jorgen, Guðrún Kristín Magnúsdóttir

Votes: 181

27. 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).

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

Votes: 165

28. Blossi/810551 (1997)

Drama

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Director: Júlíus Kemp | Stars: Páll Banine, Þóra Dungal, Finni Johannsson, Jón Gnarr

Votes: 154

29. 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 »

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

Votes: 145

30. 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: 141

31. Investigation Into the Invisible World (2002)

87 min | Documentary

7.3
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Iceland's clairvoyants and mediums are profiled in this curious documentary on supernatural phenomenon.

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

Votes: 140

32. Skytturnar (1987)

73 min | Drama

6.2
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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 »

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

Votes: 134

33. Sweety Barrett (1998)

92 min | Crime, Drama

6.5
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Sweety Barret is a big man with a gentle nature, who is not exactly known for his brain power. He loses his job with a travelling circus and is stranded in an Irish village, where he gets caught up in a local vendetta.

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

Votes: 132

34. I Am Curious, Film (1995)

54 min | Documentary

3.1
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Anyone desiring a quick introduction to or stimulating recap of Scandinavian cinema will find "I Am Curious, Film" a very seductive initiation.

Director: Stig Björkman | Stars: Lena Nyman, Björn Granath, Lars von Trier, Stefan Jarl

Votes: 99

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

40 min | Comedy, Drama

8.1
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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: 72

37. Regína (2001)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Family

6.3
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Regina wants to go to summer camp but her mom can't afford it. She discovers that she can control people by singing and she takes advantage of that. She has a lot of adventures with her friend Peter.

Director: María Sigurðardóttir | Stars: Siddy Holloway, Benedikt Clausen, Baltasar Kormákur, Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir

Votes: 69

38. The Wager (2004)

88 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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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 »

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

Votes: 63

39. Omfavn mig måne (2002)

89 min | Drama

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

Votes: 60

40. Privacy (1995)

91 min | Comedy

5.1
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Director: Þráinn Bertelsson | Stars: Gotti Sigurdarson, Dóra Takefusa, Ólafur Egilsson, Sigurður Sigurjónsson

Votes: 53

41. Plan B (2000)

72 min | Crime, Drama

4.4
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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 »

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

Votes: 41

42. 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

43. Hringurinn (1985)

78 min | Documentary

7.4
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Experimental film of a trip around Iceland, filmed on the circular highway with a wide angle lens camera registering one frame every 12 seconds.

Director: Friðrik Þór Friðriksson

Votes: 29

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

198 min | Crime

6.6
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Stars: Gudmundur Thorvaldsson, Ísgerður Elfa Gunnarsdóttir, Skúli Gautason, Halldór Gylfason

Votes: 24

45. 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: 17

46. Pönkið og Fræbbblarnir (2004)

Documentary, Music

8.2
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1978 - No Internet - No beer - Lots of Disco - Something was bound to happen.

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

Votes: 16

47. Paskvil (1997–2006)

60 min

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

Votes: 14

48. Underwater Iceland (1997)

52 min | Documentary

6.8
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Director: Marko Röhr | Stars: Antti Reini, Ari Ilola, Karl Gunnarsson, Mika Uusitalo

Votes: 13

49. Knowledgy (2010)

Short

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

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

Votes: 9

50. 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 »

Director: Friðrik Þór Friðriksson

Votes: 8