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1. In China They Eat Dogs (1999)

Not Rated | 91 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.5
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Two brothers, one cold and ruthless, the other sensitive and reluctant, and their brutal misadventures.

Director: Lasse Spang Olsen | Stars: Kim Bodnia, Dejan Cukic, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Tomas Villum Jensen

Votes: 17,398

2. Blinkende lygter (2000)

Not Rated | 109 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.7
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47 Metascore

Four small-time gangsters from Copenhagen trick a gangster boss: they take over 4,000,000 kroner which they were supposed to bring him. Trying to escape to Barcelona they are forced to stop... See full summary »

Director: Anders Thomas Jensen | Stars: Søren Pilmark, Ulrich Thomsen, Mads Mikkelsen, Nikolaj Lie Kaas

Votes: 16,216

3. Inkasso (2004)

86 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

5.4
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Boxing trainer Claus works a second job as a collector for loan shark Holger in order to pay off his own debts. He is assisted by Igor, a 'Jaws'-like tough guy. Trouble arises when Claus falls in love with hot-tempered Laura.

Director: Lasse Spang Olsen | Stars: Iben Hjejle, Kim Bodnia, Allan Olsen, Casper Christensen

Votes: 1,451

4. Gamle mænd i nye biler (2002)

Not Rated | 95 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.8
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The last wish of the dying "Monk" is for his foster child, Harald, to find his real son, Ludvig. But the latter is currently in a Swedish prison cell. Peter and Martin - the two chefs - ... See full summary »

Director: Lasse Spang Olsen | Stars: Kim Bodnia, Torkel Petersson, Tomas Villum Jensen, Nikolaj Lie Kaas

Votes: 7,924

5. Bron/Broen (2011– )

TV-MA | 60 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

8.6
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When a body is found on the bridge between Denmark and Sweden, right on the border, Danish inspector Martin Rohde and Swedish Saga Norén have to share jurisdiction and work together to find the killer.

Stars: Sofia Helin, Rafael Pettersson, Dag Malmberg, Sarah Boberg

Votes: 37,972

6. Nattevagten (1994)

R | 107 min | Thriller

7.3
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In order to finance his law studies, Martin starts as a night watchman in a mortuary. When the victims of a serial killer of prostitutes are deposited there, scary things begin to happen. ... See full summary »

Director: Ole Bornedal | Stars: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Sofie Gråbøl, Kim Bodnia, Lotte Andersen

Votes: 13,254

7. Bleeder (1999)

98 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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Two stories for the price of one: Lenny works in a video shop and tries to get aquainted with the waitress Lea. Leo beats his pregnant wife, Louise, which is a VERY bad idea, as her brother, Louis, is a violent racist.

Director: Nicolas Winding Refn | Stars: Kim Bodnia, Mads Mikkelsen, Rikke Louise Andersson, Liv Corfixen

Votes: 5,577

8. Adam's Apples (2005)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.8
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51 Metascore

A neo-nazi sentenced to community service at a church clashes with the blindly devotional priest.

Director: Anders Thomas Jensen | Stars: Ulrich Thomsen, Mads Mikkelsen, Nicolas Bro, Paprika Steen

Votes: 38,939 | Gross: $0.00M

9. Flame & Citron (2008)

Not Rated | 130 min | Drama, History, Thriller

7.3
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74 Metascore

A drama centered on two fighters in the Holger Danske World War II resistance group.

Director: Ole Christian Madsen | Stars: Thure Lindhardt, Mads Mikkelsen, Stine Stengade, Peter Mygind

Votes: 15,466 | Gross: $0.15M

10. De grønne slagtere (2003)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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54 Metascore

Svend and Bjarne work for a butcher in a small Danish town. Fed up with their boss' arrogance, they decide to start their own butcher shop. After dismal beginnings, an unfortunate accident ... See full summary »

Director: Anders Thomas Jensen | Stars: Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Mads Mikkelsen, Line Kruse, Ole Thestrup

Votes: 16,279 | Gross: $0.00M

11. Prag (2006)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama

6.8
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Christoffer and Maja's trip to Prague to bring back Chistoffer's deceased father evolves into the story of a break-up. In the wake of the events that follow, secrets gradually emerge which threaten to destroy their marriage.

Director: Ole Christian Madsen | Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Stine Stengade, Borivoj Navrátil, Jana Plodková

Votes: 2,531

12. The Celebration (1998)

R | 105 min | Drama

8.1
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82 Metascore

At Helge's 60th birthday party, some unpleasant family truths are revealed.

Director: Thomas Vinterberg | Stars: Ulrich Thomsen, Henning Moritzen, Thomas Bo Larsen, Paprika Steen

Votes: 69,911 | Gross: $1.65M

13. In a Better World (2010)

R | 119 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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65 Metascore

The lives of two Danish families cross each other, and an extraordinary but risky friendship comes into bud. But loneliness, frailty and sorrow lie in wait.

Director: Susanne Bier | Stars: Mikael Persbrandt, Trine Dyrholm, Markus Rygaard, Wil Johnson

Votes: 34,812 | Gross: $1.01M

14. Brødre (2004)

R | 117 min | Drama, War

7.6
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76 Metascore

Two brothers must negotiate changing roles and shifting family dynamics when one is sent to war in Afghanistan.

Director: Susanne Bier | Stars: Ulrich Thomsen, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Connie Nielsen, Sarah Juel Werner

Votes: 9,982 | Gross: $0.38M

15. Arven (2003)

Unrated | 115 min | Drama

7.3
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68 Metascore

A young man is torn between his individual hopes and his sense of duty when his father dies and he is expected to take over the family industry.

Director: Per Fly | Stars: Ulrich Thomsen, Lisa Werlinder, Ghita Nørby, Karina Skands

Votes: 4,305

16. Reconstruction (2003)

PG-13 | 90 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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60 Metascore

A young man who thought himself already in love with a nice girl is drawn into a literary drama when he is captured by a deep and stimulating love affair.

Director: Christoffer Boe | Stars: Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Maria Bonnevie, Krister Henriksson, Klaus Mulbjerg

Votes: 6,520 | Gross: $0.07M

17. Just Another Love Story (2007)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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69 Metascore

Life in the suburbs as a father of two has worn down Jonas. When a victim of a car crash mistakes him for her boyfriend Sebastian, things take a very dramatic turn as the line between truth and deception is erased.

Director: Ole Bornedal | Stars: Anders W. Berthelsen, Rebecka Hemse, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Charlotte Fich

Votes: 4,187 | Gross: $0.05M

18. Idioterne (1998)

R | 117 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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47 Metascore

The group of people gather at the house in Copenhagen suburb to break all the limitations and to bring out the "inner idiot" in themselves.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Bodil Jørgensen, Jens Albinus, Anne Louise Hassing, Troels Lyby

Votes: 25,967 | Gross: $0.01M

19. De fem benspænd (2003)

Unrated | 90 min | Documentary

7.5
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79 Metascore

About a filmmaker not only revisiting, but also recreating (not in a conventional sense) one of his first films, The Perfect Human / Det perfekte menneske (1967)

Directors: Jørgen Leth, Lars von Trier | Stars: Claus Nissen, Majken Algren Nielsen, Daniel Hernandez Rodriguez, Jacqueline Arenal

Votes: 6,989 | Gross: $0.09M

20. Mørke (2005)

124 min | Drama, Thriller

6.8
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The psychological thriller "Murk" tells the story of Jacob, who is investigating into the circumstances surrounding his sister's death on her wedding night.

Director: Jannik Johansen | Stars: Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Nicolas Bro, Laura Drasbæk, Lisbet Lundquist

Votes: 2,315

21. De skrigende halse (1993 TV Movie)

65 min | Comedy

7.9
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Copenhagen 1984. Ronni is a young, mediocre punk-guitarist, eager to make it big in the death obsessed late-punk milieu. But his girlfriend has left him, the other members of his band are ... See full summary »

Director: Søren Fauli | Stars: Kristian Holm Joensen, Thomas Bo Larsen, Martin Brygmann, Søren Pilmark

Votes: 929

22. Lad de små børn... (2004)

104 min | Drama

6.8
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A young married couple has to deal with their emotional breakdowns after the death of their only daughter.

Director: Paprika Steen | Stars: Sofie Gråbøl, Mikael Birkkjær, Søren Pilmark, Lena Endre

Votes: 656

23. The Biggest Heroes (1996)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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The bank robbers Karsten and Peter are on the run in Sweden. With them is one of their teenage daughter.

Director: Thomas Vinterberg | Stars: Thomas Bo Larsen, Ulrich Thomsen, Mia Maria Back, Bjarne Henriksen

Votes: 937

24. Mifunes sidste sang (1999)

R | 98 min | Romance, Comedy, Drama

7.2
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57 Metascore

Kresten has moved from his parents farm on a small Danish island to Copenhagen in order to pursue his working career. When his father dies he has to move back to the farm, where nothing ... See full summary »

Director: Søren Kragh-Jacobsen | Stars: Iben Hjejle, Anders W. Berthelsen, Jesper Asholt, Emil Tarding

Votes: 6,957 | Gross: $0.59M

25. Klown (2010)

R | 93 min | Comedy

7.2
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62 Metascore

In order to prove his fatherhood potential to his pregnant girlfriend, Frank 'kidnaps' her 12-year-old nephew and tags along on his best friend Casper's debauched weekend canoe trip.

Director: Mikkel Nørgaard | Stars: Frank Hvam, Casper Christensen, Marcuz Jess Petersen, Mia Lyhne

Votes: 8,809 | Gross: $0.07M

26. Nordkraft (2005)

Not Rated | 125 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.9
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The intense, realistic and unflinching tale of Maria, Allan and Steso, who are struggling for survival in urban life, about drugs.

Director: Ole Christian Madsen | Stars: Signe Egholm Olsen, Claus Riis Østergaard, Thure Lindhardt, Farshad Kholghi

Votes: 2,363

27. Den som dræber (2011– )

90 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.2
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About the hunt for a type of violent criminal who has yet to strike in Denmark, and who is surrounded by fear and mystique - the serial killer.

Stars: Laura Bach, Jakob Cedergren, Lars Mikkelsen, Lærke Winther

Votes: 1,952