Down 109,129 this week

Screaming Men (2003)
"Huutajat - Screaming Men" (original title)

Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.9/10 from 176 users  
Reviews: 4 user | 15 critic

A documentary film about the Finnish screaming male choir.



Watch Trailer
0Check in

On Disc

at Amazon

Editors' Spotlight

Emmy Awards 2014

We have the winners, photos and more in our 2014 Emmys section.

Related News

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 58 titles
created 24 Aug 2011
a list of 54 titles
created 05 Dec 2011
a list of 20 titles
created 30 Jan 2013

Related Items

Search for "Screaming Men" on

Connect with IMDb

Share this Rating

Title: Screaming Men (2003)

Screaming Men (2003) on IMDb 6.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Screaming Men.
5 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »



Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Documentary | Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A Finnish punk-rock band formed by four mentally disabled guys.

Directors: Jukka Kärkkäinen, Jani-Petteri Passi
Stars: Pertti Kurikka, Kari Aalto, Sami Helle
Black Ice (2007)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

Saara is a middle-aged doctor who one day finds out that her architect-husband Leo is having an affair with a younger woman, Tuuli. Instead of revealing her true identity, Saara pretends to... See full summary »

Director: Petri Kotwica
Stars: Outi Mäenpää, Ria Kataja, Martti Suosalo
Car Bonus (2001)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

An American dream in Finland - a brand new car and a monthly income of 150,000 Euros. The worst recession period of Finnish history is over but unemployment is decreasing slowly. The ... See full summary »

Director: Mika Ronkainen
Stars: Kaisu Mikkonen, Viljo Mikkonen
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
Director: Kari Väänänen
Stars: Kai Lehtinen, Hannu-Pekka Björkman, Tommi Korpela


Credited cast:
Petri Sirviö ...
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Markku Alatalo ...
Antti Annunen ...
Esko Hiltunen ...
Mieskuoro Huutajat ...
Mikko Juntunen ...
Kari Miettunen ...
Jari Mäki ...
Ville Mäkikokko ...
Janne Nyyssönen ...
Jussi Pernu ...
Marko Pyhähuhta ...
Janne Tiennari ...


A film about the art of screaming. Meet the screaming choir that travels from Finland to Tokyo with the goal of getting good photographs of their Japanese audience while performing Japanese national anthem. Meet the choir that screams La Marseillaise at the museum of modern art in Paris even though the museum and the embassy of Finland try to prevent them. Meet the choir that makes parody of nationalism and fascism # and can only be led by a total dictator. The Finnish Screaming Male Choir, Mieskuoro Huutajat, dressed in black suits, white shirts, and rubber ties is a unique choir which performs its repertoire by shouting and screaming. Led by the conductor Petri Sirviö, the choir has traveled during 15 years of existence from an idea in a bar table all the way to the front line of modern European performing arts, receiving the same strong reaction everywhere: the audience has been mostly exalted, and sometimes also shocked and bewildered. The appeal of the performance of Huutajat is ... Written by Anonymous

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis


Talking is silver. Screaming is golden.


See all certifications »


Official Sites:





Release Date:

29 August 2005 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Schreiende Männer  »

Filming Locations:


Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs


| (Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente)

Sound Mix:


See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Documentary about a Finnish chorus that elevates screaming to an art form; fun and quirky film!
4 April 2004 | by (Durham, NC (USA)) – See all my reviews

I enjoyed experiencing this fun film today at the Full Frame Documentary Festival here in Durham (we're blessed to have this 4-day festival hailed by many including the New York Times as the country's best documentary film festival. This is a story of the Finnish Screaming Male Choir, conceived I believe in the late 1980s and led by a man, Petri Sirviö, whose idea it is to harness the scream and make music out of it. Petri's wry humor is omnipresent and the stunning photography, such as of the choir performing on ice with a massive ice breaker in the distance that they have just alighted from, make this a joy to watch.

--Dilip Barman April 3, 2004

7 of 7 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Screaming Men (2003) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page