25 best swedish movies

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1.
The Phantom Carriage (1921)
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On New Year's Eve, the driver of a ghostly carriage forces a drunken man to reflect on his selfish, wasted life. (93 mins.)
 
2.
The Saga of Gösta Berling (1924)
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Gösta Berling is a young and attractive minister. Because he is an alcoholic and his preaches are far too daring... (183 mins.)
Director: Mauritz Stiller
 
3.
The Seventh Seal (1957)
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A man seeks answers about life, death, and the existence of God as he plays chess against the Grim Reaper during the Black Plague. (96 mins.)
Director: Ingmar Bergman
 
4.
Wild Strawberries (1957)
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After living a life marked by coldness, an aging professor is forced to confront the emptiness of his existence. (91 mins.)
Director: Ingmar Bergman
 
5.
Raven's End (1963)
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An aspiring young writer lives in a bleak working class block in the late 1930s. (101 mins.)
Director: Bo Widerberg
 
6.
Att angöra en brygga (1965)
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A group of party goers have trouble getting their boat ashore on a small island. The inhabitants of the island try to help, often with the help of an old sailor, and the results are absurd and hilarious. (101 mins.)
Director: Tage Danielsson
 
7.
I Am Curious (Yellow) (1967)
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Lena, aged twenty, wants to know all she can about life and reality. She collects information on everyone and everything... (121 mins.)
Director: Vilgot Sjöman
 
8.
The Emigrants (1971)
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In the middle of the 19th century, Kristina and Karl-Oskar live in a small rural village in Smaaland (southern Sweden)... (191 mins.)
Director: Jan Troell
 
9.
Man on the Roof (1976)
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Police lieutenant Nyman is murdered in his hospital bed and Martin Beck and his colleagues have another murder to solve... (110 mins.)
Director: Bo Widerberg
 
10.
A Respectable Life (1979 Documentary)
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(102 mins.)
Director: Stefan Jarl
 
11.
Dubbelstötarna (1980 Mini-Series)
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A school principal and a doctor plan to rob a bank. (172 mins.)
 
12.
Vi hade i alla fall tur med vädret (1980 TV Movie)
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The Backlund family is going on a caravanning holiday. According to the father Gösta it is the best way to see Sweden... (57 mins.)
Director: Kjell Sundvall
 
13.
Sällskapsresan eller Finns det svenskt kaffe på grisfesten (1980)
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Stig-Helmer Olsson isn't the fashionable jet-set type, but, for the first time in his life, he's going to travel abroad... (107 mins.)
Director: Lasse Åberg
 
14.
The Simple-Minded Murderer (1982)
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A mentally challenged man escapes from his tyrannical master and finds happiness when a poor family takes him in. (108 mins.)
Director: Hans Alfredson
 
15.
The Man from Majorca (1984)
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In Stockholm, on St. Lucy's feast day, a bandit daringly robs a crowded post office. Within a fortnight... (106 mins.)
Director: Bo Widerberg
 
16.
My Life as a Dog (1985)
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A boy and his brother don't get along well. In order to let their ill mother rest, they're separated and sent each one with their relatives. (101 mins.)
 
17.
Svenska hjärtan (1987 TV Series)
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It is the 1980s and the people who live in the town houses belonging to the new group of officials that... (60 mins.)
 
18.
The Rabbit Man (1990)
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Hans and Lollo just had their first child. Hans is a gym teacher and is constantly tormented by his pupils... (97 mins.)
Director: Stig Larsson
 
19.
House of Angels (1992)
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A rural village is divided when an extraordinary couple move into a mansion. (127 mins.)
Director: Colin Nutley
 
20.
Screwed in Tallinn (1999 TV Movie)
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Percy Nilegaard collects Swedish single men and embarks on a bus trip to Tallinn with a so-called "highly-experienced driver". (59 mins.)
Director: Tomas Alfredson
 
21.
Together (2000)
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Elisabeth leaves her abusive and drunken husband Rolf, she packs her bags, takes the kids and goes to her brother Göran... (106 mins.)
Director: Lukas Moodysson
 
22.
A Summer Tale (2000)
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Two kids move in with a lonely undertaker who is secretly in love with the town's school teacher. (91 mins.)
Director: Ulf Malmros
 
23.
Songs from the Second Floor (2000)
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Where are we humans going? A film poem inspired by the Peruvian poet César Vallejo. We meet people in the city. People trying to communicate, searching compassion and get the connection of small and large things. (98 mins.)
Director: Roy Andersson
 
24.
Let the Right One In (2008)
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Oskar, an overlooked and bullied boy, finds love and revenge through Eli, a beautiful but peculiar girl. (115 mins.)
Director: Tomas Alfredson