Highest Rated Titles With Bo Widerberg


1. A Mother with Two Children Expecting Her Third (1970)

7 min | Documentary, Short

8.8
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Director: Bo Widerberg | Stars: Vanessa Redgrave, Bo Widerberg

Votes: 43

2. Kvarteret Korpen (1963)

101 min | Drama

7.9
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An aspiring young writer lives in a bleak working class block in the late 1930s.

Director: Bo Widerberg | Stars: Thommy Berggren, Keve Hjelm, Emy Storm, Ingvar Hirdwall

Votes: 1,095

3. Vildanden (1989)

165 min | Drama

7.7
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"Every generation needs Ibsen" says Bo Widerberg and presents his version of the classic drama "The Wild Duck" from 1884. As in a thriller we get to follow how the family happiness of the Ekdahls is driven towards a tragic disintegration.

Stars: Tomas von Brömssen, Pernilla August, Stellan Skarsgård, Sten-Åke Cederhök

Votes: 41

4. En far (1988 TV Movie)

118 min | Drama

7.6
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A charged power struggle between spouses. A tug of war to the death of an only child as ends and means.

Director: Bo Widerberg | Stars: Thommy Berggren, Ewa Fröling, Melinda Kinnaman, Majlis Granlund

Votes: 43

5. Joe Hill (1971)

GP | 114 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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About the life and death of the legendary Swedish/American agitator Joe Hill.

Director: Bo Widerberg | Stars: Thommy Berggren, Anja Schmidt, Kelvin Malave, Evert Anderson

Votes: 509

6. Elvira Madigan (I) (1967)

PG | 91 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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The Danish tightrope dancer Elvira Madigan meets Lieutenant Sixten Sparre, a Swedish officer who is married and has two children. They both decide to run away.

Director: Bo Widerberg | Stars: Pia Degermark, Thommy Berggren, Lennart Malmer, Cleo Jensen

Votes: 2,174

7. Adalen 31 (1969)

X | 110 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.5
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During a strike strike-breakers are being transported to Lunde, where they are assaulted by the strikers. The military are sent in. On the 14th May 1931 there is a confrontation between ... See full summary »

Director: Bo Widerberg | Stars: Peter Schildt, Kerstin Tidelius, Roland Hedlund, Stefan Feierbach

Votes: 1,123

8. Man on the Roof (1976)

R | 110 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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Police lieutenant Nyman is murdered in his hospital bed and Martin Beck and his colleagues have another murder to solve. They discover that Nyman was a very tough policeman who received ... See full summary »

Director: Bo Widerberg | Stars: Carl-Gustaf Lindstedt, Sven Wollter, Thomas Hellberg, Håkan Serner

Votes: 3,046

9. Hebriana (1990 TV Movie)

152 min | Drama

7.3
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During a midsummer weekend in the eighties a family gather in their summerhouse in the archipelago. The memory of the dead family father surfaces when Britt-Marie, now calling herself ... See full summary »

Director: Bo Widerberg | Stars: Gaby Stenberg, Lena Olin, Irene Lindh, Kristina Törnqvist

Votes: 20

10. Den vita sporten (1968)

102 min | Documentary, Sport

7.1
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Collective documentary about the riots at Sweden's Davis Cup tennis match against Rhodesia in Båstad, 1968.

Directors: Roy Andersson, Kalle Boman, Lena Ewert, Staffan Hedqvist, Lennart Malmer, Jörgen Persson, Ingela Romare, Inge Roos, Axel Rudorf-Lohmann, Rudi Spee, Bo Widerberg | Stars: Matts Carlgren, Rune Johansson, Herman Kling, Olof Palme

Votes: 37

11. Lust och fägring stor (1995)

Unrated | 130 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.0
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Malmö, Sweden during the Second World War. Stig is a 15 year old pupil on the verge of adulthood. Viola is 37 years old and his teacher. He is attracted by her beauty and maturity. She is ... See full summary »

Director: Bo Widerberg | Stars: Johan Widerberg, Marika Lagercrantz, Tomas von Brömssen, Karin Huldt

Votes: 4,582

12. Mannen från Mallorca (1984)

106 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.0
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In Stockholm, on St. Lucy's feast day, a bandit daringly robs a crowded post office. Within a fortnight, two witnesses are dead. Two cops from vice squad, Johansson and Jarnebring, who were... See full summary »

Director: Bo Widerberg | Stars: Sven Wollter, Tomas von Brömssen, Håkan Serner, Ernst Günther

Votes: 1,124

13. Linje Lusta (1981 TV Movie)

170 min | Drama

7.0
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Director: Bo Widerberg | Stars: Börje Ahlstedt, Bibi Andersson, Kjell Bergqvist, Carolyn Carswell-Bennet

Votes: 16

14. Barnvagnen (1963)

95 min | Drama

6.7
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Following his manifesto for a new Swedish cinema, director Widerberg started his career with this realist tale of young woman, Britt, who has two flings, but finds herself with difficult decisions when she finds herself pregnant.

Director: Bo Widerberg | Stars: Inger Taube, Thommy Berggren, Lars Passgård, Ulla Akselson

Votes: 314

15. Pojken och draken (1962 TV Movie)

30 min | Family

6.6
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It is Arild's birthday, but his father has forgotten this and goes to work as usual. The mother is in the hospital to give birth. In the afternoon father and son visit the mother in the hospital.

Directors: Jan Troell, Bo Widerberg | Stars: Ale Möller, Bodil Mathiasson, Ulla-Greta Starck, Rune Turesson

Votes: 18

16. En handelsresandes död (1979 TV Movie)

126 min | Drama

6.4
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Willy Loman is an over-the-hill salesman who faces a personal turning point when he loses his job and attempts to make peace with his family: Willy's long-suffering wife Linda, and Biff and Happy, his troubled sons and his life.

Director: Bo Widerberg | Stars: Carl-Gustaf Lindstedt, Birgitta Valberg, Börje Ahlstedt, Jonas Bergström

Votes: 22

17. Kärlek 65 (1965)

96 min | Drama

6.3
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A film director has problems coping with his wife and marriage. The daughter is their only connecting link. He is looking for love and sex elsewhere. A married woman becomes his new partner for a while.

Director: Bo Widerberg | Stars: Keve Hjelm, Ann-Marie Gyllenspetz, Inger Taube, Evabritt Strandberg

Votes: 164

18. Ormens väg på hälleberget (1986)

111 min | Drama

6.2
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A salesman and his son sexually abuse the generations of women of a poor family as payment for debt. Janni must see his mother, sister, niece and wife all being exploited, and the family grow bigger with the abuser's kids.

Director: Bo Widerberg | Stars: Stina Ekblad, Stellan Skarsgård, Reine Brynolfsson, Pernilla August

Votes: 281

19. Polare (1976)

104 min | Drama

5.8
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Kent, Lasse, Olle and Sven are in their mid-twenties and have been friends since childhood. At a restaurant they meet two young women and one of them, Lena, becomes pregnant. Now, who is ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Halldoff | Stars: Anki Lidén, Göran Stangertz, Thomas Hellberg, Christer Jonsson

Votes: 27

20. Emma åklagare (1997)

48 min | Crime

5.7
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As a prosecutor, Emma Derkert does not only rely on evidence, but also on her emotions. That is her biggest strength, yet also her weakness, her emotions aren't always appropriate with ... See full summary »

Stars: Marika Lagercrantz, Per Mattsson, Harriet Andersson, Polki Nordström

Votes: 43

21. Heja Roland! (1966)

96 min | Comedy

5.7
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Young Roland wants to write. In desperate need of money, he takes job at an advertising agency. He ends up in a department that advertise cosmetics. He is commissioned to do market research of a new remedy for pimples.

Director: Bo Widerberg | Stars: Thommy Berggren, Mona Malm, Ulf Palme, Holger Löwenadler

Votes: 83

22. Fimpen (1974)

89 min | Family, Sport

5.5
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Six year old Johan, a.k.a. Fimpen, loves football. One day his talents are discovered. It doesn't take long before Fimpen gets to travel around with the national team. Fimpen becomes an ... See full summary »

Director: Bo Widerberg | Stars: Johan Bergman, Magnus Härenstam, Monica Zetterlund, Ernst-Hugo Järegård

Votes: 283

23. Victoria (1979)

89 min | Drama

5.5
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The tragic romance between the son of a miller and a landlord's daughter.

Director: Bo Widerberg | Stars: Michaela Jolin, Stephan Schwartz, Pia Skagermark, Sigmar Solbach

Votes: 51

24. Alla är äldre än jag (2012)

75 min | Documentary

5.4
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In this documentary Bo Widerberg's son Martin tells about how it is to live in a family with a busy and famous film maker.

Director: Martin Widerberg | Stars: Arvid Widerberg, Bo Widerberg, Joel Widerberg, Martin Widerberg

Votes: 23

25. Här är ditt liv (1980–2010)

Talk-Show

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Stars: Lasse Holmqvist, Jan Eriksson, Jan Höglund, Ingela Agardh

26. The Movies (1967– )

30 min | Family

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Stars: Thommy Berggren, Tony Bill, Richard Burton, Charles Cooper

27. Zoo Story (1964 TV Movie)

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This is a play of an alienated man (Jerry) who cannot make any relationship with any human. The only creature he makes contact with is a dog. One day sits on a bench in the Central Park and... See full summary »

Director: Bo Widerberg | Stars: Keve Hjelm, Toivo Pawlo

28. Efter föreställningen (1992 TV Movie)

84 min | Drama

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Director: Bo Widerberg | Stars: Roland Hedlund, Kerstin Hellström, Evert Lindkvist, Ann Lundgren

29. Dagboken - scener ur tre böcker (1962 TV Short)

30 min | Short

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Stars: Lena Brundin, Marianne Hedengrahn, Lars Passgård

30. Rött och svart (1980)

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Director: Bo Widerberg | Stars: Thommy Berggren, Ingvar Hirdwall, Johan Widerberg

31. Historien om Barbara (1967)

84 min | Drama

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Director: Palle Kjærulff-Schmidt | Stars: Yvonne Ingdal, Peter Steen, Ejner Federspiel, Jørgen Buckhøj

32. Missförståndet (1981 TV Movie)

103 min | Drama

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A man who has been living overseas for many years returns home to find his sister and widowed mother are making a living by taking in lodgers and murdering them.

Director: Bo Widerberg | Stars: Sif Ruud, Lena Nyman, Lars Green, Li Brådhe

33. En broder mer (1962)

20 min | Documentary, Short

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From 1957 to 1961 170.000 Algerians flee to Tunisia because of the war. Most of them walk by feet across the mountains and the desert, carrying only a few of their belongings in their hands... See full summary »

Director: Jan Troell | Star: Ulla Sjöblom

34. En handelsresandes födelse (1979 TV Movie)

50 min | Documentary

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Director: Tord Pååg | Stars: Bo Widerberg, Gunilla Jensen, Börje Ahlstedt, Jonas Bergström

36. Bo Widerberg (1977)

38 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Karsten Wedel | Stars: Bo Widerberg, Stefan Jarl, Monica Zetterlund, Magnus Härenstam

37. De film in Zweden (1973 TV Movie)

66 min

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Director: Jos Haentjes | Stars: Bengt Forslund, Harry Schein, Jurgen Scheldt, Bo Widerberg

38. The Movies (1967– )
Episode: Cannes 67 (1967)

Family

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Stars: Thommy Berggren, Tony Bill, Charles Cooper, Francis Ford Coppola

39. Här är ditt liv (1980–2010)
Episode: Carl-Gustaf Lindstedt (1980)

87 min | Talk-Show

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Stars: Lasse Holmqvist, Carl-Gustaf Lindstedt, Lou Rossling, Åke Brolin

40. Vildanden (1989)
Episode: Del 1 (1989)

46 min | Drama

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Director: Bo Widerberg | Stars: Tomas von Brömssen, Pernilla August, Stellan Skarsgård, Sten-Åke Cederhök

41. Vildanden (1989)
Episode: Del 2 (1989)

74 min | Drama

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Director: Bo Widerberg | Stars: Tomas von Brömssen, Pernilla August, Stellan Skarsgård, Sten-Åke Cederhök

42. Vildanden (1989)
Episode: Del 3 (1989)

45 min | Drama

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Director: Bo Widerberg | Stars: Tomas von Brömssen, Pernilla August, Stellan Skarsgård, Sten-Åke Cederhök

44. Emma åklagare (1997)
Episode: Mord eller självmord (1997)

48 min | Crime

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A woman dies of strangulation, her husband is charged with murder.

Director: Daniel Alfredson | Stars: Marika Lagercrantz, Per Mattsson, Harriet Andersson, Polki Nordström