De 100 bästa svenska filmernaby jim_ruuth | created - 24 Sep 2011 | updated - 03 Jun 2017 | Public
The 100 best Swedish Films that I've seen.
Jag har skippat svenska polisfilmer och filmserier då de är svåra att ranka självständiga när det släppts 30 olika Beck, Wallander, Livvakterna, Van Veeteren, Hassel, Hamilton, Arne Dahl, Jönssonligan, Tusenbröder, Johan Falk, Irene Huss etc, etc, etc
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1. The Seventh Seal (1957)
Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Fantasy
A man seeks answers about life, death, and the existence of God as he plays chess against the Grim Reaper during the Black Plague.
2. Lilya 4-Ever (2002)
R | 109 min | Crime, Drama
Sixteen-year-old Lilja and her only friend, the young boy Volodja, live in Russia, fantasizing about a better life. One day, Lilja falls in love with Andrej, who is going to Sweden, and invites Lilja to come along and start a new life.
Votes: 42,323 | Gross: $0.18M
7. Good Evening, Mr. Wallenberg (1990)
Not Rated | 115 min | Biography, Drama, War
Swedish national Raoul Wallenberg, newcomer to politics and international machinations, travels to German-occupied Budapest during WWII in order to effectively intervene in the fate of ... See full summary »
9. Everlasting Moments (2008)
Not Rated | 131 min | Drama, History
In a time of social change and unrest, war and poverty, a young working class woman, Maria, wins a camera in a lottery. The decision to keep it alters her whole life.
Votes: 5,308 | Gross: $0.61M
11. Show Me Love (1998)
Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Two teenage girls in small-town Sweden. Elin is beautiful, popular, and bored with life. Agnes is friendless, sad, and secretly in love with Elin.
Votes: 49,680 | Gross: $0.17M
13. Love Lessons (1995)
Unrated | 130 min | Drama, Romance, War
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 »
15. The Hunters (1996)
R | 113 min | Crime, Thriller
A Stockholm cop moves back home to his brother near Norway and Finland. He investigates out of control deer poaching. He confiscates rifles with no permits. Everybody, even his brother and local cops, are against him. Things escalate.
16. The Sacrifice (1986)
PG | 149 min | Drama
At the dawn of World War III, a man searches for a way to restore peace to the world and finds he must give something in return.
Votes: 24,002 | Gross: $0.30M
18. The Emigrants (1971)
PG | 151 min | Drama, History
Småland, Sweden, mid-19th century. A farming family struggle with their rocky, unyielding land, and decide to embark on the arduous journey to new hope in America.
Votes: 5,617 | Gross: $1.16M
19. Hamsun (1996)
Not Rated | 159 min | Biography, Drama, War
Norwegian Nobel Laureate Knut Hamsun's controversial support for the Nazi regime during WW2 and its consequences for the Hamsun family after the war.
20. Man on the Roof (1976)
R | 110 min | Action, Crime, Drama
When a police inspector is murdered in hospital, the investigation led by detective Martin Beck uncovers reports of police misconduct and a possible revenge motive.
21. Evil (2003)
Not Rated | 113 min | Drama
A teenage boy expelled from school for fighting arrives at a boarding school where the systematic bullying of younger students is encouraged as a means to maintain discipline, and decides to fight back.
Votes: 35,394 | Gross: $0.02M
22. As It Is in Heaven (2004)
Not Rated | 133 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A famous int'l conductor returns to his small childhood town in northern Sweden for early retirement. He's asked to help with the church choir. He affects the lives of all in the choir.
Votes: 16,184 | Gross: $0.01M
23. Shame (1968)
R | 103 min | Drama
In the midst of a civil war, former violinists Jan and Eva Rosenberg, who have a tempestuous marriage, run a farm on a rural island. In spite of their best efforts to escape their homeland, the war impinges on every aspect of their lives.
24. Cries & Whispers (1972)
R | 91 min | Drama
When a woman dying of cancer in early twentieth-century Sweden is visited by her two sisters, long-repressed feelings between the siblings rise to the surface.
Votes: 29,708 | Gross: $1.74M
27. Under the Sun (1998)
130 min | Drama, Romance
Olof lives alone on a farm after the death of his mother. Unable to read and write, he is dependent on his younger friend, Erik. Olof advertises for a housekeeper, and Ellen arrives. During summer Olof's heart and Erik's desires develops.
Votes: 2,276 | Gross: $0.29M
29. The Virgin Spring (1960)
Not Rated | 89 min | Drama
An innocent yet pampered young virgin and her family's pregnant and jealous servant set out to deliver candles to church, but only one returns from events that transpire in the woods along the way.
Votes: 26,389 | Gross: $1.53M
30. Suddenly (2006)
96 min | Drama
The mother and the younger son in a happy family dies in a car-accident. The father and the teenage-son Jonas survives the accident. Now they have to move on with their lives together.
31. Day and Night (2004)
Not Rated | 95 min | Drama
Thomas has decided to die, and spends his last day driving around to say good-bye to everybody, his son, wife, mistress and all others. Nobody understands that this good-bye is definite, and still he says things they will never forget.
33. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)
R | 152 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A journalist is aided by a young female hacker in his search for the killer of a woman who has been dead for forty years.
Votes: 207,575 | Gross: $10.10M
34. Mig äger ingen (2013)
104 min | Drama
The story about 5-year-old Lisa's unconditional love for her alcoholic father. There is also a depiction of Sweden in the 70's and working class fading ideals. The mother leaves the family ... See full summary »
38. A Song for Martin (2001)
PG-13 | 117 min | Drama, Music, Romance
Swedish composer/conductor Martin and concertmaster Barbara fall in love. After their divorces, they're happily married. While composing an opera, Martin is diagnosed with Alzheimer's. It slowly changes him.
Votes: 1,076 | Gross: $0.03M
39. Private Confessions (1996 TV Movie)
196 min | Biography, Drama
Five conversations frame a flawed marriage in this film written by Ingmar Bergman about his parents. Guilt-ridden wife Anna (Pernilla August) divulges an extramarital affair to a priest, ... See full summary »
Votes: 405 | Gross: $0.01M
42. Rasmus på luffen (1981)
105 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
Rasmus lives at an orphanage. He's OK, but wants a mom and a dad, and from time to time some comes to find a child, but they always chose little girls curls. Rasmus realizes he has to run away and find parents himself.
43. Vuxna människor (1999)
91 min | Comedy
Frank leads a respectable yuppie life working at a noted Stockholm law firm. He has also been married for eight years to his beautiful wife Nenne, who runs an upscale boutique. Yet Frank is... See full summary »
46. Arn: The Knight Templar (2007)
R | 139 min | Action, Drama, Romance