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1. En ganske snill mann (2010)

Not Rated | 113 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

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: 5,994 | Gross: $0.04M

2. Bonsái (2011)

Not Rated | 95 min | Drama

65 Metascore

A young writer recounts an earlier romance in hopes of attracting his new love interest.

Director: Cristián Jiménez | Stars: Diego Noguera, Alicia Fehrmann, Andrés Waas, Nathalia Galgani

Votes: 770 | Gross: $0.02M

3. De ofrivilliga (2008)

98 min | Drama

74 Metascore

In several unrelated stories, the consequences of putting ones foot down - or failing to do so - are explored.

Director: Ruben Östlund | Stars: Villmar Björkman, Linnea Cart-Lamy, Leif Edlund, Sara Eriksson

Votes: 4,065

4. We Have a Pope (2011)

Not Rated | 102 min | Comedy, Drama

64 Metascore

A story centered on the relationship between the newly elected Pope and his therapist.

Director: Nanni Moretti | Stars: Michel Piccoli, Nanni Moretti, Jerzy Stuhr, Renato Scarpa

Votes: 11,781 | Gross: $0.48M

5. The Snowtown Murders (2011)

Not Rated | 119 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

66 Metascore

Based on true events, 16 year-old Jamie falls in with his mother's new boyfriend and his crowd of self-appointed neighborhood watchmen, a relationship that leads to a spree of torture and murder.

Director: Justin Kurzel | Stars: Lucas Pittaway, Daniel Henshall, Louise Harris, Bob Adriaens

Votes: 14,975 | Gross: $0.01M

6. Sound of Noise (2010)

R | 102 min | Comedy, Crime, Music

72 Metascore

A tone-deaf cop works to track down a group of guerilla percussionists whose anarchic public performances are terrorizing the city.

Directors: Ola Simonsson, Johannes Stjärne Nilsson | Stars: Bengt Braskered, Sanna Persson, Magnus Börjeson, Johannes Björk

Votes: 7,840 | Gross: $0.02M

7. Tillsammans (2000)

R | 106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

84 Metascore

It is the 70s and a group of very different individuals live together as a community. One of the members sister, Elisabeth needs a new place to stay with her children after having had ... See full summary »

Director: Lukas Moodysson | Stars: Lisa Lindgren, Michael Nyqvist, Emma Samuelsson, Sam Kessel

Votes: 18,771 | Gross: $1.07M

8. Shame (2011)

NC-17 | 101 min | Drama

72 Metascore

A man's carefully cultivated private life is disrupted when his sister arrives for an indefinite stay.

Director: Steve McQueen | Stars: Michael Fassbender, Carey Mulligan, James Badge Dale, Lucy Walters

Votes: 163,588 | Gross: $4.00M

9. Wild Bill (2011)

Not Rated | 98 min | Drama

A street-toughened parolee finds his two boys abandoned by their mum and fending for themselves. Time to step up, or not.

Director: Dexter Fletcher | Stars: Charlie Creed-Miles, Will Poulter, Sammy Williams, Iwan Rheon

Votes: 11,020

10. Um Filme Falado (2003)

Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, History

75 Metascore

Lisbon, Marseilles, Naples, Athens, Istanbul, Cairo, Aden, and Bombay. Along with a university teacher and her little daughter, we embark on a long journey, experiencing different cultures and civilizations.

Director: Manoel de Oliveira | Stars: Leonor Silveira, Filipa de Almeida, John Malkovich, Catherine Deneuve

Votes: 1,780 | Gross: $0.01M

11. Vratné lahve (2007)

104 min | Comedy, Drama

A comic love story about a man who refuses to accept that old age is empty of love, meaning and value to society.

Director: Jan Sverák | Stars: Zdenek Sverák, Daniela Kolárová, Pavel Landovský, Tatiana Vilhelmová

Votes: 4,058

12. Kolya (1996)

PG-13 | 105 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

Franta Louka is a concert cellist in Soviet-occupied Czechoslovakia, a confirmed bachelor and a lady's man. Having lost his place in the state orchestra, he must make ends meet by playing ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Sverák | Stars: Zdenek Sverák, Andrey Khalimon, Libuse Safránková, Ondrej Vetchý

Votes: 13,101 | Gross: $5.73M

13. Ceský sen (2004)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Comedy

72 Metascore

Two students from the Czech Film Academy commission a leading advertising agency to organize a huge campaign for the opening of a new supermarket named Czech Dream. The supermarket however ... See full summary »

Directors: Vít Klusák, Filip Remunda | Stars: Varhan Orchestrovich Bauer, Jaromír Kalina, Vít Klusák, Martin Prikryl

Votes: 1,964 | Gross: $0.02M

14. Post coitum (2004)

104 min | Comedy

This adult comedy looks at the complex, intermingled sexual relationships between a bunch of diverse characters - a barmaid, a part-time prostitute, a hippy, a rocker, a medical student and a confused virgin!

Director: Juraj Jakubisko | Stars: Franco Nero, Eva Elsnerová, Richard Krajco, Lucie Vondrácková

Votes: 343

15. Jedné noci v jednom meste (2007)

76 min | Animation, Comedy, Horror

A feature-length narrative animated film from one of the directors of Fimfárum 2. Mysterious and extraordinary stories of loneliness. What all can happen during one night in one city? Do ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Balej | Star: Jirí Lábus

Votes: 292

16. Mandragora (1997)

Unrated | 126 min | Drama

Two gay teenage runaways thrown out of their repressive homes try to survive on the streets of Prague. Hunger and desperation forces them into a life of prostitution, drugs, and teen-porn.

Director: Wiktor Grodecki | Stars: Miroslav Caslavka, David Svec, Pavel Skrípal, Kostas Zerdolaglu

Votes: 986

17. Up and Down (2004)

R | 108 min | Comedy, Drama

78 Metascore

The discovery of an abandoned child by two smugglers kicks into a gear a series of tragic, comic events.

Director: Jan Hrebejk | Stars: Petr Forman, Emília Vásáryová, Jan Tríska, Jirí Machácek

Votes: 1,754 | Gross: $0.24M

19. Telo bez duse (1996)

R | 94 min | Documentary

Documentary look at doomed male prostitutes in Prague, ages 15 to 18, who troll at the public swimming pool, the train station, a video arcade, and a disco. After the boys talk about how ... See full summary »

Director: Wiktor Grodecki | Star: Pavel Rousek

Votes: 577

20. In China They Eat Dogs (1999)

Not Rated | 91 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

Two brothers, one cold and ruthless, the other sensitive and reluctant, and their brutal misadventures.

Director: Lasse Spang Olsen | Stars: Kim Bodnia, Dejan Cukic, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Tomas Villum Jensen

Votes: 17,636

21. Nordkraft (2005)

Not Rated | 125 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

The intense, realistic and unflinching tale of Maria, Allan and Steso, who are struggling for survival in urban life, about drugs.

Director: Ole Christian Madsen | Stars: Signe Egholm Olsen, Claus Riis Østergaard, Thure Lindhardt, Farshad Kholghi

Votes: 2,412

22. Just Another Love Story (2007)

Not Rated | 100 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

69 Metascore

Life in the suburbs as a father of two has worn down Jonas. When a victim of a car crash mistakes him for her boyfriend Sebastian, things take a very dramatic turn as the line between truth and deception is erased.

Director: Ole Bornedal | Stars: Anders W. Berthelsen, Rebecka Hemse, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Charlotte Fich

Votes: 4,251 | Gross: $0.05M

23. Original (2009)

104 min | Comedy, Drama

Henry has been acting the human chameleon all his life - a pale reflection of other people's expectations. One day Henry's best friend Jon talks him into opening a restaurant with him in ... See full summary »

Directors: Alexander Brøndsted, Antonio Tublen | Stars: Sverrir Gudnason, Tuva Novotny, David Dencik, Dejan Cukic

Votes: 243

24. Voksne mennesker (2005)

Unrated | 109 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A young man spurs romance and helps his friend and himself go through times and struggles of their ordinary life in Denmark.

Director: Dagur Kári | Stars: Jakob Cedergren, Nicolas Bro, Tilly Scott Pedersen, Morten Suurballe

Votes: 2,952

26. Kinamand (2005)

88 min | Drama

In order to pay for his divorce, a plumber marries a Chinese woman who needs citizenship.

Director: Henrik Ruben Genz | Stars: Bjarne Henriksen, Vivian Wu, Lin Kun Wu, Paw Henriksen

Votes: 1,474

27. Direktøren for det hele (2006)

Not Rated | 99 min | Comedy

71 Metascore

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.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Jens Albinus, Peter Gantzler, Friðrik Þór Friðriksson, Benedikt Erlingsson

Votes: 9,751 | Gross: $0.05M

28. Kvinden der drømte om en mand (2010)

100 min | Drama, Romance

What happens when a sexual connection overwhelms all your senses? A woman puts everything on the line in pursuit of a passionate affair with a man she hardly knows.

Director: Per Fly | Stars: Sonja Richter, Marcin Dorocinski, Michael Nyqvist, Alberte Blichfeldt

Votes: 744

29. Idioterne (1998)

R | 117 min | Comedy, Drama

47 Metascore

The group of people gather at the house in Copenhagen suburb to break all the limitations and to bring out the "inner idiot" in themselves.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Bodil Jørgensen, Jens Albinus, Anne Louise Hassing, Troels Lyby

Votes: 26,455 | Gross: $0.01M

30. En kort en lang (2001)

Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Romance, Drama

Jacob is a young man used to getting everything he wants. For several years, he has been living in a happy homosexual partnership with Jørgen, and one night Jacob decides to pop the big ... See full summary »

Director: Hella Joof | Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Charlotte Munck, Troels Lyby, Jesper Lohmann

Votes: 2,828

31. Prag (2006)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama

Christoffer and Maja's trip to Prague to bring back Chistoffer's deceased father evolves into the story of a break-up. In the wake of the events that follow, secrets gradually emerge which threaten to destroy their marriage.

Director: Ole Christian Madsen | Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Stine Stengade, Borivoj Navrátil, Jana Plodková

Votes: 2,578

32. Kandidaten (2008)

90 min | Thriller

Jonas Bechmann, a defense attorney, is a man of the system. Until the day he himself is accused of murder. Taking matters into his own hands, he throws himself into the hunt for a group of ... See full summary »

Director: Kasper Barfoed | Stars: Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Ulf Pilgaard, Laura Christensen, Tuva Novotny

Votes: 2,340

33. Nynne (2005)

94 min | Comedy, Romance

The Danish Bridget Jones

Director: Jonas Elmer | Stars: Mille Dinesen, Lars Kaalund, Mette Agnete Horn, Stine Stengade

Votes: 807

34. The Celebration (1998)

R | 105 min | Drama

82 Metascore

At Helge's 60th birthday party, some unpleasant family truths are revealed.

Director: Thomas Vinterberg | Stars: Ulrich Thomsen, Henning Moritzen, Thomas Bo Larsen, Paprika Steen

Votes: 70,834 | Gross: $1.65M

35. Riget (1994–1997)

TV-MA | 279 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

Doctors at an ultramodern hospital in Denmark become convinced, by way of weird, inexplicable happenings, that the place is haunted.

Stars: Ernst-Hugo Järegård, Kirsten Rolffes, Ghita Nørby, Holger Juul Hansen

Votes: 15,487 | Gross: $0.09M

37. Pearls and Pigs (2003)

113 min | Comedy

When their bootlegging father ends up in jail, four twenty-something brothers need money to pay his debts to local crooks. Next, their 9-year-old half-sister is dumped on their doorstep by ... See full summary »

Director: Perttu Leppä | Stars: Mikko Leppilampi, Laura Birn, Amanda Pilke, Unto Helo

Votes: 2,702

38. TBS (2008)

88 min | Crime, Thriller

A man convicted of killing his own father and sister escapes from a criminal hospital to track down his mother and prove his innocence.

Director: Pieter Kuijpers | Stars: Theo Maassen, Lisa Smit, Bob Schwarze, Ria Marks

Votes: 2,934

39. Gymnaslærer Pedersen (2006)

123 min | Drama

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: 1,490

40. Notre jour viendra (2010)

90 min | Drama

40 Metascore

The outcast red-haired teenager Rémy is bulled at school and lives with his estranged mother and sister in France. The also red-haired psychiatrist Patrick befriends Rémy and helps him to ... See full summary »

Director: Romain Gavras | Stars: Vincent Cassel, Olivier Barthélémy, Justine Lerooy, Vanessa Decat

Votes: 3,294

41. My Wife Is an Actress (2001)

R | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

57 Metascore

A "normal" guy who is married to a hot actress gets worried that she is involved with her costar. This worry turns into jealousy and causes problems in their relationship. This is a story about trust and a comedy about the actions between men and women.

Director: Yvan Attal | Stars: Charlotte Gainsbourg, Yvan Attal, Terence Stamp, Noémie Lvovsky

Votes: 3,355 | Gross: $1.05M

43. Mammuth (2010)

92 min | Comedy, Drama

47 Metascore

A retiree battles to obtain his rightfully due pension.

Directors: Benoît Delépine, Gustave Kervern | Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Yolande Moreau, Isabelle Adjani, Miss Ming

Votes: 3,142

44. Cuisine américaine (1998)

92 min | Comedy

an aspiring master-chef on a US military vessel is dishonorably discharged/quits his post and and instead feeeloling sorry for himself, uses the oppotunity to go to Paris, France and apply ... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Yves Pitoun | Stars: Jason Lee, Eddy Mitchell, Irène Jacob, Isabelle Petit-Jacques

Votes: 811

45. White Lies (1998)

106 min | Comedy, Crime

Jeanne is a young weirdo girl who flies to Paris, and is hired by an old lady called Madeleine as an au pair. Jeanne lies to Madeleine, she says she comes from a very rich family. Young ... See full summary »

Director: Pierre Salvadori | Stars: Marie Trintignant, Guillaume Depardieu, Jean-François Stévenin, Serge Riaboukine

Votes: 313

46. Little Nicholas (2009)

91 min | Comedy, Family

Nicolas has a happy existence, parents who love him, a great group of friends with whom he has great fun, and all he wants is that nothing changes. However, one day, he overhears a ... See full summary »

Director: Laurent Tirard | Stars: Maxime Godart, Vincent Claude, Charles Vaillant, Victor Carles

Votes: 10,560

47. Ensemble, c'est trop (2010)

96 min | Comedy

Newly wed couple, Clementine and Sebastien, are forced to welcome Sebastien's mother into their flat.

Director: Léa Fazer | Stars: Nathalie Baye, Pierre Arditi, Jocelyn Quivrin, Aïssa Maïga

Votes: 309

48. Le placard (2001)

R | 84 min | Comedy

72 Metascore

A man spreads the rumor of his fake homosexuality with the aid of his neighbor, to prevent his imminent firing at his work.

Director: Francis Veber | Stars: Daniel Auteuil, Gérard Depardieu, Thierry Lhermitte, Michèle Laroque

Votes: 15,113 | Gross: $6.67M

49. Protéger & servir (2010)

91 min | Comedy

Kim Houang and Michel Boudriau are two cops "to life to death" since they met at the orphanage. They are not the best cops in France, nor the Parisian region, nor their police station - and... See full summary »

Director: Eric Lavaine | Stars: Kad Merad, Clovis Cornillac, Carole Bouquet, François Damiens

Votes: 531

50. I Always Wanted to Be a Gangster (2007)

113 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

Told in four vignettes, this existential comedy relates the exploits of four aspiring criminals who hope to improve their lot, but find that they might not have what it takes for a life of crime.

Director: Samuel Benchetrit | Stars: Anna Mouglalis, Edouard Baer, Jean Rochefort, Laurent Terzieff

Votes: 1,784

51. Sex Is Comedy (2002)

R | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.7