Most Popular Titles With Friðrik Þór Friðriksson
2. Beowulf & Grendel (2005)
R | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
In Denmark, during the 6th century, Danish king Hrothgar and his warriors kill a troll whose son, Grendel, vows revenge.
Votes: 15,903 | Gross: $0.07M
3. The Boss of It All (2006)
Not Rated | 99 min | Comedy
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.
Votes: 8,999 | Gross: $0.05M
4. No Such Thing (2001)
R | 102 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
"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.
Votes: 3,402 | Gross: $0.06M
5. 60 Seconds of Solitude in Year Zero (2011)
60 min | Drama
Directors: Phie Ambo, Shinji Aoyama, Gustav Deutsch, Friðrik Þór Friðriksson, Michael Glawogger, Jorge Michel Grau, Gakuryû Ishii, Jussi Jaakola, Ken Jacobs, Vimukthi Jayasundara, Tolga Karaçelik, Naomi Kawase, Eric Khoo, Aku Louhimies, Ari Alexander Ergis Magnússon, Brillante Mendoza, Amir Naderi, Chan-wook Park, Rafi Pitts, Pen-Ek Ratanaruang, Simon Rumley, Albert Serra, Norbert Shieh, Auraeus Solito, Tom Tykwer, Gillian Wearing, Adam Wingard, Michael Winterbottom, Ming Jin Woo, Edmund Yeo, Brian Yuzna
7. Of Horses and Men (2013)
81 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 1,938 | Gross: $0.01M
8. One Point O (2004)
R | 92 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
After receiving mysterious empty packages inside his apartment, a young computer-programmer begins a personal investigation into their origins.
9. Angels of the Universe (2000)
100 min | Biography, Drama
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 »
10. Witchcraft (1999)
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 »
11. The Grump (2014)
104 min | Comedy
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 »
13. Wildside (1998)
95 min | Drama
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.
15. Cold Fever (1995)
Unrated | 83 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
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.
Votes: 1,476 | Gross: $0.34M
16. Sweety Barrett (1998)
92 min | Crime, Drama
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.
17. Children of Nature (1991)
82 min | Drama, Romance
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 »
18. World's End (2011 TV Mini-Series)
40 min | Comedy, Drama
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.
19. Devil's Island (1996)
99 min | Comedy, Drama
The story of families living in barracks, left by the US Army in Reykjavik at the conclusion of World War II.
Votes: 837 | Gross: $0.01M
20. Mamma Gógó (2010)
90 min | Drama
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.
21. Cold Light (2004)
90 min | Drama
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.
22. Regína (2001)
90 min | Comedy, Crime, Family
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.
23. Home (2013)
90 min | Drama, Romance
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.
24. A Mother's Courage: Talking Back to Autism (2009)
103 min | Documentary
The mother of an autistic child is determined not to accept the pessimistic prognosis for her son.
Votes: 220 | Gross: $0.00M
26. Ikíngut (2000)
90 min | Action, Adventure, Family
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 »
27. Count Me Out (1997)
78 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
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).
30. Rock in Reykjavik (1982)
83 min | Documentary, Music
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 »
32. Screaming Masterpiece (2005)
87 min | Documentary, Music
A documentary about the bustling Icelandic musical scene. This documentary covers some of Iceland's most talented and well-known musicians.
33. Virgil Bliss (2001)
93 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
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 »
Votes: 221 | Gross: $0.00M
34. Skytturnar (1987)
73 min | Drama
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 »
35. On Top Down Under (2002)
26 min | Short
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 »
36. Falcons (2002)
91 min | Drama
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 »
37. Plan B (2000)
72 min | Crime, Drama
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 »
39. The Wager (2004)
88 min | Comedy, Romance
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 »
48. Little Cosmonaut (2011)
17 min | Short, Drama
A short film about a young boy's escape from reality, the search for love and security, about cryptic messages from outer space and an invisible friend in the cellar. Based on the ... See full summary »
52. Eldsmiðurinn (1983)
35 min | Documentary, Short
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
54. Kúrekar norðursins (1984)
81 min | Documentary
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
58. Flugþrá (1989 TV Short)
Based on 17th century Icelandic folklore. A young man made himself wings and flew over the Hvítá river. This was supposed to be the work of the devil so the bishop orders the boy to be whipped and burns the wings.
59. Taka tvö (2005–2006)
55 min | Biography, History, Talk-Show
A twenty-part interview series with Icelandic film directors and other filmmakers about their films, showing excerpts from their films and discussing the ideas and approaches regarding their work.