Most Popular Titles With Jan Gunnar Røise


1. In Order of Disappearance (2014)

R | 116 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.2
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75 Metascore

The honorable citizen Nils ploughs snow in the wild winter mountains of Norway, when his son is mistakenly murdered, Nils takes action, which ignites a war between the vegan gangster "the Count" and the Serbian mafia boss Papa.

Director: Hans Petter Moland | Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Bruno Ganz, Pål Sverre Hagen, Jakob Oftebro

Votes: 11,621 | Gross: $0.01M

2. The Thing (I) (2011)

R | 103 min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.2
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49 Metascore

At an Antarctica research site, the discovery of an alien craft leads to a confrontation between graduate student Kate Lloyd and scientist Dr. Sander Halvorson.

Director: Matthijs van Heijningen Jr. | Stars: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Joel Edgerton, Ulrich Thomsen, Eric Christian Olsen

Votes: 95,689 | Gross: $16.91M

3. Lilyhammer (2012–2014)

TV-MA | 45 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.1
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A New York mobster goes into hiding in rural Lillehammer in Norway after testifying against his former associates.

Stars: Steven Van Zandt, Trond Fausa, Steinar Sagen, Marian Saastad Ottesen

Votes: 19,278

4. Løvekvinnen (2016)

126 min | Drama

4.9
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After a novel by Norwegian Writer Erik Fosnes Hansen from 2006. The title means "The Lion Woman" in English. Film and book describe the early years in the life of Eva, a girl born with ... See full summary »

Director: Vibeke Idsøe | Stars: Lara Braukmann, Sara Braukmann, Eveline Bär, Kåre Conradi

Votes: 26

5. A Somewhat Gentle Man (2010)

113 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.0
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68 Metascore

Ulrik is reluctantly let out of prison after serving 12 years for murder. He has to cope with his gang, his ex, a few women - and a snitch. His son has a fiancé. Her family doesn't approve ... See full summary »

Director: Hans Petter Moland | Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Bjørn Floberg, Jorunn Kjellsby, Gard B. Eidsvold

Votes: 5,248 | Gross: $0.04M

6. Kitchen Stories (2003)

PG | 95 min | Comedy, Drama

7.4
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75 Metascore

A scientific observer's job of observing an old cantankerous single man's kitchen habits is complicated by his growing friendship with him.

Director: Bent Hamer | Stars: Tomas Norström, Joachim Calmeyer, Bjørn Floberg, Reine Brynolfsson

Votes: 7,041 | Gross: $0.35M

7. Hawaii, Oslo (2004)

125 min | Drama

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Hawaii, Oslo is the story of a handful of people who cross each other's path without necessarily knowing each other, during the hottest day of the year, in Oslo. We follow Frode and Milla. ... See full summary »

Director: Erik Poppe | Stars: Trond Espen Seim, Jan Gunnar Røise, Evy Kasseth Røsten, Stig Henrik Hoff

Votes: 4,021

8. Cold Lunch (2008)

90 min | Drama

5.0
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Bird droppings on a work shirt lead to extreme unintended consequences.

Director: Eva Sørhaug | Stars: Ane Dahl Torp, Pia Tjelta, Aksel Hennie, Bjørn Floberg

Votes: 744

9. Magic Silver (2009)

82 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

5.7
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Princess Fjellrose has never been outside the safe mountain, until her father is sick and dying. Only humans down in the valley can save him. She goes on a dangerous journey, and put their world in danger, in spite of her good intentions.

Directors: Katarina Launing, Roar Uthaug | Stars: Ane Viola Semb, Johan Tinus Lindgren, Finn Schau, Sigve Bøe

Votes: 325

10. The Last Joint Venture (2008)

90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

6.3
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1979 is ending, the 80s are approaching rapidly. Carl and Robert, two slacker best friends who smoke hashish as a way of cheerful living - have been peddling hashish for a decade, hitting ... See full summary »

Director: Ulrik Imtiaz Rolfsen | Stars: Kristoffer Joner, Nicolai Cleve Broch, Thomas Bo Larsen, Emilie K. Beck

Votes: 1,425

11. Comrade Pedersen (2006)

123 min | Drama

5.7
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A drama focused on Norwegian society in the 1970s, an era dominated by Marxism and Leninism.

Director: Hans Petter Moland | Stars: Kristoffer Joner, Ane Dahl Torp, Anne Ryg, Jan Gunnar Røise

Votes: 1,388

12. I Belong (2012)

118 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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What happens to us when people stop acting like they're supposed to? A nurse gets into a dispute at work because she switches to speaking English when she gets nervous. A translator ... See full summary »

Director: Dag Johan Haugerud | Stars: Laila Goody, Ragnhild Hilt, Andrea Bræin Hovig, Anne Marit Jacobsen

Votes: 432

13. Uti vår hage (2003– )

Comedy

8.7
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The Three comedians Atle Antonsen, Bård Tufte and Harald Eia invites you into their own garden, close to extreme inhabitants not to be trusted in any way.

Stars: Harald Eia, Bård Tufte Johansen, Atle Antonsen, Marit Åslein

Votes: 744

14. 37 1/2 (2005)

101 min | Drama, Comedy

4.8
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A woman, Selma, almost 40 years old, figures that she has not achieved what she wanted in life and wonders "what now?".

Director: Vibeke Idsøe | Stars: Marit Andreassen, Bernhard Arnø, Dagny Rieber Borgnes, Anders Baasmo Christiansen

Votes: 332

15. I kveld med YLVIS (2011– )

44 min | Comedy, Talk-Show

7.2
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A late night comedy talk show from Norway where you will find three comedians asking celebrities from Norway and some places. It has variety,Entertainment and music videos. It's shows only in Norway.

Stars: Bård Ylvisåker, Vegard Ylvisåker, Calle Hellevang Larsen, Magnus Devold

Votes: 246

16. Meglerne (2014– )

Comedy

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Ken Olsen (Truls Svendsen) is shameless and egocentric, with low morale and high self esteem. He embezzles his employer and cheats on his wife, believing it's all a part of being a real ... See full summary »

Stars: Henriette Steenstrup, Truls Svendsen, Tove Heyerdahl, Bjarne Hjelde

Votes: 26

17. Knerten (2009)

74 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

6.1
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Lillebror, a mischievous and quick-witted boy, has just moved out of town and not made any new friends yet. One day he discovers a twig - Knerten - in a pile of firewood, and this becomes ... See full summary »

Director: Åsleik Engmark | Stars: Adrian Grønnevik Smith, Åsleik Engmark, Pernille Sørensen, Jan Gunnar Røise

Votes: 344

18. The Beast of Beauty (2003)

90 min | Family, Horror

4.9
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Little Lotte and her father who works as the Queens bodyguard moves in with Kristin, a former beauty queen, and her daughter, Vendela. Kristin is grooming Vendela to win the Little Miss ... See full summary »

Director: Hilde Heier | Stars: Amanda Jean Kvakland, Bård Tufte Johansen, Bente Wethal, Øivind Egeland

Votes: 232

19. Twigson Ties the Knot (2010)

78 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

5.6
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When Lillebror's mother is mysteriously hurt in a biking accident, Lillebror and Knerten turn the town upside down trying to find the culprit.

Director: Martin Lund | Stars: Adrian Grønnevik Smith, Åsleik Engmark, Pernille Sørensen, Jan Gunnar Røise

Votes: 157

20. Svein and the Rat (2006)

72 min | Family

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Director: Magnus Martens | Stars: Thomas Saraby Vatle, Luis Engebrigtsen Bye, Celine Louise Dyran Smith, Benjamin Gulli

Votes: 115

21. Knerten i knipe (2011)

72 min | Family

6.0
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Director: Arild Østin Ommundsen | Stars: Adrian Grønnevik Smith, Petrus Andreas Christensen, Pernille Sørensen, Jan Gunnar Røise

Votes: 92

22. The 7 Deadly Sins (2000)

Drama

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Feature film length collection of seven short films about the biblical seven sins by preliminary younger Norwegian directors.

Directors: Lars Gudmestad, Dag Johan Haugerud, Ørjan Karlsen, Frank Mosvold, Margreth Olin, Maria Sødahl, Marit Åslein | Stars: Marit Andreassen, Petronella Barker, Egil Birkeland, Ellen Dramstad

Votes: 93

23. A Swan Lake (2014)

98 min | Music

8.8
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Alexander Ekman is an internationally acclaimed choreographer, recognized and sought-after for his unique ability to pair wit and playfulness. His multifaceted talent is not only reflected ... See full summary »

Director: Jeff Tudor | Stars: Jan Gunnar Røise, Fridtjov Såheim

Votes: 8

24. En helt vanlig dag på jobben (2010)

86 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

5.9
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A young journalist gets a dream job in a magazine breaking rules and ideals to get the story and pictures they need to sell. On the way he befriends the alcoholic father of a forthcoming Norwegian queen, still in need of good stories.

Director: Terje Rangnes | Stars: Jan Gunnar Røise, Ingar Helge Gimle, Jon Øigarden, Kristin Eidså

Votes: 307

25. Anolit (2002)

25 min | Drama, Short

6.4
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A circling roadmovie told from the back seat of a styled BMW.

Director: Stefan Faldbakken | Stars: Aksel Hennie, Ane Dahl Torp, Anders Baasmo Christiansen, Jan Gunnar Røise

Votes: 63

26. Kaptein Sabeltann og den forheksede øya (2000 Video)

77 min | Family

6.9
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When Kaptein Sabeltann and his men land on the mysterious island Gral, they are warned by the sorceress Miriam av Gral, that the lord of the island, Greven av Gral (the Count of Gral), is ... See full summary »

Directors: Terje Formoe, Svein Haagensen | Stars: Svein Roger Karlsen, Hanne Nyborg Abrahamsen, Fredrik Hognerud Træland, Audun Meling

Votes: 53

27. Først & sist (1998– )

45 min | Music, Talk-Show

5.9
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Stars: Fredrik Skavlan, Kjell Magne Bondevik, Ole Paus, Jens Stoltenberg

Votes: 141

28. Polaroid (I) (2014)

11 min | Short, Drama

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A brief meeting between a man and a woman on a night train. A meeting that remains a mystery to the man for the rest of his life.

Director: Julia Schacht | Stars: Bjørn Bekkelund, Austin Bollinger, Sandra Fonseca, Tom Grøtåsen

29. Store studio (2002– )

30 min | Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

5.9
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Stars: Thomas Dybdahl, Linn Ullmann, Sivert Høyem, Anne Marit Jacobsen

Votes: 21

30. The Professor and the Story of the Origami Girl (2005)

51 min | Comedy, Drama

6.1
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Director: Dag Johan Haugerud | Stars: Henriette Steenstrup, Jan Gunnar Røise, Thomas Hylland Eriksen, Thorbjørn Harr

Votes: 61

31. Kaptein Sabeltann og jakten på den magiske diamant (2002 Video)

90 min | Family

5.8
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Director: Bjørn Sæter | Stars: Ole Alfsen, Odd-Audor Bentsen, Anders Baasmo Christiansen, Janne Formoe

Votes: 59

32. 5 Thrills (2007)

40 min | Short, Horror, Thriller

6.1
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5 directors were invited to direct their own short film - a horror story. The idea was to let the directors tell their own worst nightmare. 5 short films were produced and edited together ... See full summary »

Directors: Pål Jackman, Therese Jacobsen, Susanne Falkum Løvik, Bobbie Peers, Marius Soma | Stars: Simon Andersen, Frode Bjorøy, Trond Høvik, Arnhild Litleré

Votes: 8

33. Wrath (2000)

8 min | Short

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Bo comes from the Central Statistical Office in order to ask questions about the quality of life. Wenche does not like her quality of life, but is more than keen to answer Bo.

Director: Maria Sødahl | Stars: Lise Roestad, Jan Gunnar Røise, Trine Wiggen

Votes: 13

34. November (2009)

15 min | Short, Drama

7.1
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Gusztáv is a homeless living in Budapest. He is ill and tired and has only one thing left to do before he leaves the face of the earth.

Director: Guro Ekornholmen | Stars: Kata Bartsch, Ibolya Bolyós, György Cserhalmi, Márta Egri

Votes: 8

35. GOMP: Tales of Surveillance in Norway 1948-1989 (2015 TV Movie)

84 min | Documentary, History, News

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Gomp: Tales of surveillance in Norway 1948-1989 is a film from a staged hearing focusing on the surveillance of dissidents during the Cold War. Through its unique set of characters, the ... See full summary »

Director: Lene Berg | Stars: Esther Maria Bjørneboe, Ronald Bye, Thomas Bye, Iver Frigaard

36. Deconstruction Workers (2008)

6 min | Animation, Short

6.9
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Director: Kajsa Næss | Stars: Anders Mordal, Jan Gunnar Røise

Votes: 21

37. I kveld med YLVIS (2011– )
Episode: Episode #1.10 (2011)

Comedy, Talk-Show

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Stars: Calle Hellevang Larsen, Jan Gunnar Røise, Terje Sporsem, Bård Ylvisåker

38. Først & sist (1998– )
Episode: Episode #14.8 (2005)

Music, Talk-Show

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Stars: Fredrik Skavlan, Knut Torbjørn Eggen, Nils Arne Eggen, Kees Ekeli

40. Store studio (2002– )
Episode: Episode #6.1 (2005)

Comedy, Music, Talk-Show

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Director: Kim Strømstad | Stars: Jan Gunnar Røise, Erik Skjoldbjærg

41. Lilyhammer (2012–2014)
Episode: My Kind of Town (2012)

TV-MA | 48 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.6
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Frankie attempts art dealing as a way of laundering money. Julius Backe makes plans for the future after a regular checkup by his doctor. In New York, Geir's search for the truth about "Giovanni Henrikssen" takes him down a dangerous path.

Director: Lisa Marie Gamlem | Stars: Steven Van Zandt, Marian Saastad Ottesen, Trond Fausa, Sven Nordin

Votes: 266

42. Uti vår hage (2003– )
Episode: Söta bror, söta syster (2008)

Comedy

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Director: Andreas J. Riiser | Stars: Harald Eia, Bård Tufte Johansen, Atle Antonsen, Karyn Bennet-Lund

Votes: 8