Most Popular Icelandic-Language Feature Films
1. Frozen (I) (2013)
PG | 102 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
When the newly crowned Queen Elsa accidentally uses her power to turn things into ice to curse her home in infinite winter, her sister, Anna, teams up with a mountain man, his playful reindeer, and a snowman to change the weather condition.
Votes: 438,799 | Gross: $400.74M
2. Money Monster (2016)
R | 98 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Financial TV host Lee Gates and his producer Patty are put in an extreme situation when an irate investor takes over their studio.
Votes: 59,378 | Gross: $41.01M
3. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)
PG | 114 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
When his job along with that of his co-worker are threatened, Walter takes action in the real world embarking on a global journey that turns into an adventure more extraordinary than anything he could have ever imagined.
Votes: 244,441 | Gross: $58.23M
4. The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou (2004)
R | 119 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
With a plan to exact revenge on a mythical shark that killed his partner, oceanographer Steve Zissou rallies a crew that includes his estranged wife, a journalist, and a man who may or may not be his son.
Votes: 144,210 | Gross: $24.01M
5. D2: The Mighty Ducks (1994)
PG | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Family
Gordon Bombay is forced to withdraw from the minor hockey league with a knee injury. Much to his surprise, he is given the job of coach of Team USA Hockey for the Junior Goodwill Games in ... See full summary »
Votes: 28,863 | Gross: $45.61M
6. The Golden Compass (2007)
PG-13 | 113 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
In a parallel universe, young Lyra Belacqua journeys to the far North to save her best friend and other kidnapped children from terrible experiments by a mysterious organization.
Votes: 152,730 | Gross: $70.08M
7. Hostel (2005)
R | 94 min | Horror
Three backpackers head to a Slovak city that promises to meet their hedonistic expectations, with no idea of the hell that awaits them.
Votes: 142,484 | Gross: $47.28M
8. Die Another Day (2002)
PG-13 | 133 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller
James Bond is sent to investigate the connection between a North Korean terrorist and a diamond mogul who is funding the development of an international space weapon.
Votes: 173,397 | Gross: $160.20M
9. The Fifth Estate (2013)
R | 128 min | Biography, Drama, Thriller
A dramatic thriller based on real events that reveals the quest to expose the deceptions and corruptions of power that turned an Internet upstart into the 21st century's most fiercely debated organization.
Votes: 30,811 | Gross: $3.25M
10. Journey to the Center of the Earth (2008)
PG | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Family
On a quest to find out what happened to his missing brother, a scientist, his nephew and their mountain guide discover a fantastic and dangerous lost world in the center of the earth.
Votes: 88,687 | Gross: $101.70M
11. Pathfinder (2007)
R | 99 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A Viking boy is left behind after his clan battles a Native American tribe. Raised within the tribe, he ultimately becomes their savior in a fight against the Norsemen.
Votes: 37,912 | Gross: $10.23M
12. Hrútar (2015)
R | 93 min | Drama
In a remote Icelandic farming valley, two brothers who haven't spoken in 40 years have to come together in order to save what's dearest to them - their sheep.
Votes: 7,256 | Gross: $0.14M
13. Hjartasteinn (2016)
129 min | Drama
A remote fishing village in Iceland. Teenage boys Thor and Christian experience a turbulent summer as one tries to win the heart of a girl while the other discovers new feelings toward his ... See full summary »
14. 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: 16,052 | Gross: $0.07M
15. Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959)
Approved | 132 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
An Edinburgh professor and assorted colleagues follow an explorer's trail down an extinct Icelandic volcano to the earth's center.
16. Fúsi (I) (2015)
94 min | Drama
Fusi, a 43 years old man still lives with his mother. His daily life is characterized by one of the monotonous routine. The appearance of vibrant Alma and young Hera will upset his old bachelor habits.
17. 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: 3,448 | Gross: $0.06M
19. Direktøren for det hele (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: 9,203 | Gross: $0.05M
21. Eiðurinn (2016)
110 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Icelandic auteur Baltasar Kormákur (Contraband, 2 Guns, Everest) directs and stars in this psychological thriller about a father who tries to pull his daughter out of her world of drugs and... See full summary »
22. 101 Reykjavík (2000)
Not Rated | 88 min | Comedy, Romance
Thirty-year-old Hlynur still lives with his mother and spends his days drinking, watching porn and surfing the net while living off unemployment checks. A girl is interested in him, but he ... See full summary »
Votes: 8,400 | Gross: $0.01M
23. Djúpið (2012)
Not Rated | 95 min | Action, Drama
Based on actual events, a fisherman tries to survive in the freezing ocean after his boat capsizes off the south coast of Iceland.
24. Metalhead (2013)
97 min | Drama
A girl is caught between the life that took her brother and her own inability to strike out on her own. In her grief, she finds solace in the dark music of Black Metal and dreams of becoming a rock star.
25. Þrestir (I) (2015)
99 min | Drama
Ari's teenage lifestyle in the big city is disrupted as he is sent by his mother to live with his uninvolved father and his grandmother in a small fishing village.
26. Kurteist fólk (2011)
50 min | Comedy, Drama
A desperate city-slicker engineer cheats his way into a small farming community, pretending to know how to save them by refinancing their slaughterhouse not knowing that he's walking into a... See full summary »
27. Nói albinói (2003)
PG-13 | 93 min | Drama
Is he the village idiot or a genius in disguise? 17 year old Noi drifts through life on a remote fjord in the north of Iceland. In winter, the fjord is cut off from the outside world, ... See full summary »
Votes: 8,000 | Gross: $0.06M
28. Jar City (2006)
93 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A murder opens up a bleak trail of long buried secrets and small town corruption for a worn out police detective and his squad.
29. L'effet aquatique (2016)
83 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Samir falls in love with Agathe, a swimming-instructor. To seduce her he pretends he doesn't know how to swim so she can teach him.
30. Vonarstræti (2014)
129 min | Drama
Three tales of three people who have a lasting effect on one another. A young writer whose career is skyrocketing finds himself in a stormy marriage. He divorces his wife after the death of... See full summary »
32. Hross í oss (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: 2,179 | Gross: $0.01M
33. Mávahlátur (2001)
102 min | Comedy, Drama
Post-war provincial Iceland: around 1950, Freyja, who'd been a plump teen, returns from America, a widow with a 20-inch waist, seven suitcases of dresses, and a list of who ever wronged or ... See full summary »
34. Englar alheimsins (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 what seems like inevitable doom; at home... See full summary »
35. Eldfjall (2011)
99 min | Drama
Hannes is an old man who has grown apart from his children. Recently retired when his wife gets ill he tries to reconcile with them and to atone for his cold demeanor in the past.
36. Drawing Restraint 9 (2005)
Not Rated | 135 min | Fantasy
The film concerns the theme of self-imposed limitation and continues Matthew Barney's interest in religious rite, this time focusing on Shinto.
Votes: 1,262 | Gross: $0.23M
38. A Reykjavík Porno (2016)
80 min | Drama, Thriller
A REYKJAVIK PORNO is a Nordic-noir, Icelandic-Scottish feature. A curious student, disturbed by his encounters with online pornography, sets out on an ill-conceived search for revenge in ... See full summary »
40. Hafið (2002)
109 min | Comedy, Drama
A rich father in a fisher village plans to take on the project of writing his life story. But first he has to take on his own family, and everybody wants something...
Votes: 1,471 | Gross: $0.06M
42. A Night for Dying Tigers (2010)
90 min | Drama
There's no place like home. Thank god. A Night for Dying Tigers is a dark, heartfelt and ultimately revealing portrait of a family on the edge of disintegration.
43. Vildspor (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.
44. Världens bästa Karlsson (1974)
99 min | Family
Karlsson is a very short, very portly and overconfident man who lives in a small house hidden behind a chimney on the roof of a very ordinary apartment building, on a very ordinary street ... See full summary »
45. Thor: Legend of the Magical Hammer (2011)
PG | 79 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
An over confident teen with a magical weapon and a handful of imperfect gods join forces against an evil queen and her army of giants
46. Svartur á leik (2012)
R | 104 min | Crime, Thriller
After being reacquainted with a childhood friend Stebbi joins the drug trade world in order to pay off his debt. Inspired by actual events.
47. Borgríki 2 (2014)
96 min | Action, Crime, Drama
In order to take down a major criminal organization, the ambitious head of the internal affairs unit of the Reykjavik P.D. decides to investigate a corrupt police lieutenant. Tipped off ... See full summary »
48. Brúðguminn (2008)
96 min | Comedy, Drama
Jon, a middle-aged professor is going to get married tomorrow, for the second time, to one of his ex-students half his age. But it's not all roses. First, there's his cranky ... See full summary »
49. 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: 1,495 | Gross: $0.34M
50. Strákarnir okkar (2005)
R | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
The star player of Icelands top football team causes a stir when he admits to being gay to his team mates and then goes on a journey to discover himself (with the help of the local press). ... See full summary »
Votes: 838 | Gross: $0.00M