The 25 best dutch movies

Romantic comedies, tearjerkers and critically acclaimed drama's with little or no "explosions" are not my cup of tea...
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1.
Godforsaken! (2003)
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Two small town Dutch boys whose socially unnatural friendship is so close, they care nothing for human or divine rules and lose all grip on reality, sliding into violent crime. (83 mins.)
Director: Pieter Kuijpers
 
2.
Black Book (2006)
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In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II, a Jewish singer infiltrates the regional Gestapo headquarters for the Dutch resistance. (145 mins.)
Director: Paul Verhoeven
 
3.
All Stars (1997)
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The members of a Dutch soccer team have been playing together since they were little boys. Now, in their twenties... (115 mins.)
 
4.
Temmink: The Ultimate Fight (1998)
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Somewhere in the near future, exists 'the Arena'. Here men with an 'aggression-gene' with which they want to live no longer... (90 mins.)
 
5.
Soldier of Orange (1977)
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This film depicts World War II through the eyes of several Dutch students. It follows them through the beginning of the war... (152 mins.)
Director: Paul Verhoeven
 
6.
Saint (2010)
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A horror film that depicts St. Nicholas as a murderous bishop who kidnaps and murders children when there is a full moon on December 5. (85 mins.)
Director: Dick Maas
 
7.
Winter in Wartime (2008)
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In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands, a teenage boy gets involved in the Dutch Resistance after coming to the aid of a wounded RAF pilot. (103 mins.)
 
8.
Flodder (1986)
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A rather a-social family, gets a chance to live in an upper-class neighborhood. As they are not accepted by the snobs living there, they get in all sorts of trouble. (111 mins.)
Director: Dick Maas
 
9.
New Kids Turbo (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Five friends from 'Maaskantje' are getting fired because of the economic crisis. They decide that they won't pay for anything anymore. (84 mins.)
 
10.
Amsterdamned (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A mysterious diver hiding in Amsterdam's canal system embarks on a rampage of gruesome murders, terrifying... (105 mins.)
Director: Dick Maas
 
11.
Ciske the Rat (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
11 year old Amsterdam schoolboy Ciske, a scamp with a heart of gold, causes havoc in the classroom pouring ink over his teacher... (180 mins.)
Director: Guido Pieters
 
12.
Twin Sisters (2002)
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Twin Sisters is an epic love story based on the Dutch bestseller by Tessa de Loo that has been read by more than 3.5 million readers in Holland and Germany. (137 mins.)
Director: Ben Sombogaart
 
13.
Dexter the Dragon & Bumble the Bear (1983)
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Bumble the Bear (Olivier Bommel) finds an egg that, it turns out, has a cute little dragon in it. However, this dinosaur grows huge every time it is upset. As this causes a lot of problems, Ollie Bommel has to face a difficult dilemma. (84 mins.)
 
14.
Turkish Delight (1973)
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Sort of a cross between "Love Story" and an earthy Rembrandt painting, this movie stars Rutger Hauer as a gifted Dutch sculptor who has a stormy... (108 mins.)
Director: Paul Verhoeven
 
15.
The Johnsons (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
According to an ancient Indian tale a giant monster embryo residing in a crystal vase is predetermined to fertilize a blue-eyed woman... (103 mins.)
 
16.
The Lift (1983)
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A lift begins displaying some erratic behavior, like trapping some party goers and nearly suffocating them... (95 mins.)
Director: Dick Maas
 
17.
Wild Mussels (2000)
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Three friends live an anguished existence in a small village by the sea. Al three want to break loss. Motorcycling, music and partying gives temporary satisfaction, but no solution. (115 mins.)
Director: Erik de Bruyn
 
18.
Masterclass (2005)
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(70 mins.)
Director: Hans Teeuwen
 
19.
Night Run (2006)
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Dennis is a taxi driver trying to start out his own company. One day, he gets the opportunity to buy a scarce and expensive but lucrative license. (90 mins.)
Director: Dana Nechushtan
 
20.
Spetters (1980)
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A Dutch film, post-Saturday Night Fever, which follows the lives of three young men who are amateur dirt-bike motorcycle racers... (120 mins.)
Director: Paul Verhoeven
 
21.
Filmpje! (1995)
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Bob and Annie separate. After the court case Annie gives Bob two airline tickets for a tropical island to save their relationship... (104 mins.)
Director: Paul Ruven
 
22.
Little Sister (1995)
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After several years without contact, Martijn visits his sister Daantje, who just started to live on her own in Amsterdam... (91 mins.)
 
23.
Off Screen (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
March 11th, 2002. John R. takes the head of security and 17 others hostage in Amsterdam biggest skyscraper... (94 mins.)
Director: Pieter Kuijpers
 
24.
Leak (2000)
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Based on a book about an infamous real scandal in the Dutch crime scene, the film aims at exposing the... (105 mins.)
 
25.
Darlings! (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
A peaceful family-life is suddenly disturbed when the children enter puberty. The children take over the house and ban their parents from their lives. (101 mins.)
Director: Ruud van Hemert