Bodil Award Winners for Best Danish Film

All the films that have won the Danish Bodil Award for Best Danish Film. The Bodil award, established in 1948, is the oldest Danish film award.
The awards named after two prominent women in Danish film, Bodil Ipsen and Bodil Kjer.
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1.
Soldaten og Jenny (1947)
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A good natured soldier with a killer right hand, falls in love with a beautiful girl who has a troubled past. (92 mins.)
Director: Johan Jacobsen
 
2.
Støt står den danske sømand (1948)
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On the 9th of April 1940, the crew of a Danish merchant ship receives the news of Germany's invasion of Denmark... (105 mins.)
 
3.
Susanne (1950)
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(99 mins.)
 
4.
Cafe Paradise (1950)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
(97 mins.)
 
5.
Det sande ansigt (1951)
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(92 mins.)
 
6.
Adam og Eva (1953)
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(96 mins.)
Director: Erik Balling
 
7.
Farlig ungdom (1953)
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Egon, a young man from Jutland living with relatives in Copenhagen, meets sensible young girl Ruth and falls in love... (104 mins.)
Director: Lau Lauritzen
 
8.
Ordet (1955)
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Follows the lives of the Borgen family, as they deal with inner conflict, as well as religious conflict with each other, and the rest of the town. (126 mins.)
 
10.
Be Dear to Me (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
The eight year old girl, Lene, feels neglected by her loving, but busy parents. One day when she is once again let down, she run away from home. On her adventure she meets new people, buys a dog and see the ocean. (101 mins.)
 
11.
Sin Alley (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
(86 mins.)
 
12.
En fremmed banker på (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
(83 mins.)
Director: Johan Jacobsen
 
13.
Vi er allesammen tossede (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
After a gruesome meeting with the tax authorities Alex Alexander takes a drive in the countryside to calm down... (83 mins.)
Director: Sven Methling
 
14.
Den sidste vinter (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
During the latter part of WW2, The Danish resistance is taking care of an English agent after getting hurt on his arrival by plane. The agent's goal is a sabotage action, but a traitor is among them. (91 mins.)
 
15.
Harry og kammertjeneren (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Set in the late fifties in Denmark the poor junk yard assistant Harry inherits some money. He decides to use the money to hire a butler... (105 mins.)
 
16.
Weekend (1962)
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(84 mins.)
 
17.
Street Without End (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
The workdays of three Copenhagen street prostitutes. 22-year-old Sunny lured by a friend how to make easy money. Doris the luxury escort suffers of an urge for love. Connie drinks to forget. (80 mins.)
Director: Mogens Vemmer
 
18.
Gertrud (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
In the elegant world of artists and musicians, Gertrud ends her marriage to Gustav and takes a lover, the composer Erland Jansson. (116 mins.)
 
19.
Strike First Freddy (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Frede Hansen, a game salesman, is mistaken for a secret service agent on a ferry and kidnapped by enemy agents... (100 mins.)
Director: Erik Balling
 
20.
Hunger (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
In 1890, Pontus, the starving writer, wanders the streets of Christiania, in search of love and a chance to get his work published... (112 mins.)
Director: Henning Carlsen
 
21.
People Meet and Sweet Music Fills the Heart (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
It's a story of fire and play. About women and men. About life and death. About the marvelous legality of coincidences. . It's a story of love. About heavenly and mortal and devilish love. (95 mins.)
Director: Henning Carlsen
 
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23.
Jazz All Around (1969)
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(97 mins.)
 
24.
Ang.: Lone (1970)
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Lone flees from a girls' home in Jutland, and goes to Copenhagen after a showdown. Here we follow her through various environments until she disappears into the city's throng. (97 mins.)
Director: Franz Ernst
 
25.
Den forsvundne fuldmægtig (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Two men disappear at the same time, one of them commits suicide with dynamite. The police try to figure out who it was and what happened to the other. (102 mins.)
Director: Gert Fredholm
 
26.
The Escape (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
(100 mins.)
Director: Hans Kristensen
 
28.
That Brief Summer (1976)
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(96 mins.)
Director: Edward Fleming
 
29.
Boys (1977)
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(83 mins.)
Director: Nils Malmros
 
30.
Me and Charly (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Youth film about friendship between two boys from very different backgrounds. Steffen finish school and do not really know what he wants... (98 mins.)
 
31.
Honning måne (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A young man finds love and settles down, but when his young wife spirals into depression they both have decisions to make. (95 mins.)
Director: Bille August
 
32.
Johnny Larsen (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
The coming of age of a young man in the 1950s. (100 mins.)
Director: Morten Arnfred
 
33.
Jeppe på bjerget (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
The Baron, and his people decide to imagine a social experiment. They carry Jeppe, who is the most inept peasant of all... (110 mins.)
Director: Kaspar Rostrup
 
34.
Rubber Tarzan (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Ivan is a very lonely 8 year boy who is bullied almost every day in school. Even his father taunts him... (89 mins.)
 
35.
Der er et yndigt land (1983)
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(106 mins.)
Director: Morten Arnfred
 
36.
Beauty and the Beast (1983)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
When Mette and her father are left alone over the Christmas holidays to paint the new nursery the father ends up alone most of the time... (87 mins.)
Director: Nils Malmros
 
37.
The Element of Crime (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A cop in a dystopian Europe investigates a serial killings suspect using controversial methods written by his now disgraced former mentor. (104 mins.)
Director: Lars Von Trier
 
38.
The Dark Side of the Moon (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
A man has been in prison for sixteen years after killing of his wife. Now he seeks to create a new life, where he only finds warmth and fellowship with Turkish immigrants. He will also try to come to terms with the daughter who hates him. (90 mins.)
Director: Erik Clausen
 
39.
Flamberede hjerter (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Henriette is a fiercely independent nurse with the knack of solving all her friends problems, without being able to cope with her own... (114 mins.)
Director: Helle Ryslinge
 
40.
Pelle the Conqueror (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
The end of the 19th century. A boat filled with Swedish emigrants comes to the Danish island of Bornholm... (157 mins.)
Director: Bille August
 
41.
Skyggen af Emma (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Emma (Line Kruse) is an eleven-year-old only child from a wealthy Danish family. Emma's parents seem... (99 mins.)
 
42.
Memories of a Marriage (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Karl Åge and Regitze host a summer garden party for close friends, their son, and his family. Karl Åge is quiet... (102 mins.)
Director: Kaspar Rostrup
 
43.
Dance of the Polar Bears (1990)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
(89 mins.)
Director: Birger Larsen
 
44.
Europa (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Just after W.W.II, an American takes a railway job in Germany, but finds his position politically sensitive with various people trying to use him. (112 mins.)
Director: Lars von Trier
 
45.
Kærlighedens smerte (1992)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A young woman who falls in love with her teacher is hit by heartache and challenges she is not prepared for and struggles to escape her dark frame of mind. (115 mins.)
Director: Nils Malmros
 
46.
De frigjorte (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The early 1990's: 300,000 Danes are out of work. Viggo, a machinist with two grown children, is silent about feelings... (97 mins.)
Director: Erik Clausen
 
47.
The Kingdom (1994 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Doctors at an ultramodern hospital in Denmark become convinced, by way of weird, inexplicable happenings, that the place is haunted. (286 mins.)
 
48.
The Beast Within (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Through the adults surrounding him, eight year-old Frederik is confronted with animalistic desires, abandonment... (79 mins.)
Director: Carsten Rudolf
 
49.
Breaking the Waves (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Oilman Jan is paralyzed in an accident. His wife, who prayed for his return, feels guilty; even more, when Jan urges her to have sex with another. (159 mins.)
Director: Lars Von Trier
 
50.
Let's Get Lost (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Three friends, Steffen, Thomas and Mogens spend a lot of time together in Julies apartment while they... (96 mins.)
Director: Jonas Elmer
 
51.
The Celebration (1998)
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At Helge's 60th birthday party, some unpleasant family truths are revealed. (105 mins.)
 
52.
The One and Only (1999)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
When handyman Niller comes to install Sus' new kitchen one day, their immediate crush is a sweet escape from both of their problematic relationships. (106 mins.)
Director: Susanne Bier
 
53.
The Bench (2000)
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Kaj is an alcoholic living on the money the Danish state is providing him. Him and his friends spend their time drinking beer at a public bench. One day Kaj's life turns upside down when a young lady and her child moves in next to him. (93 mins.)
Director: Per Fly
 
54.
Kira's Reason: A Love Story (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Kira and Mads try to work out their marriage, after Kira has been two years in a mental institution, but is she really ready for the real world? (93 mins.)
 
55.
Open Hearts (2002)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A Dogme film about an engaged couple that is torn apart after the man is paralyzed in an accident, and the woman falls in love with the husband of the woman who caused the accident. (113 mins.)
Director: Susanne Bier
 
56.
Dogville (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A woman on the run from the mob is reluctantly accepted in a small Colorado town. In exchange, she agrees to work for them. As a search visits town, she finds out that their support has a price. Yet her dangerous secret is never far away... (178 mins.)
Director: Lars Von Trier
 
57.
King's Game (2004)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Three weeks before general elections, the leader of one of the country's largest parties, the Center Party... (107 mins.)
Director: Nikolaj Arcel
 
58.
Drabet (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A college professor abandons his family and his career in order to champion his mistress, a student radical accused of killing a policeman. (100 mins.)
Director: Per Fly
 
59.
A Soap (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A tragicomedy focused on the relationship between the owner of a beauty clinic and a transgender woman. (104 mins.)
 
60.
The Art of Crying (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
Follows a precocious, eleven-year-old Allan, who tries desperately to keep his dysfunctional, rural... (106 mins.)
 
61.
Terribly Happy (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A thriller about a Copenhagen cop who moves to a small town after having a nervous breakdown. (99 mins.)
 
62.
Antichrist (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A grieving couple retreat to their cabin in the woods, hoping to repair their broken hearts and troubled marriage. But nature takes its course and things go from bad to worse. (108 mins.)
Director: Lars von Trier
 
63.
R (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The R of the title stands for the young protagonist, Rune, fearlessly played by Pilou Asbæk. Imprisoned for violent assault... (99 mins.)