My Danish Moviesby isaias adames | created - 28 May 2013 | updated - 03 Aug 2016 | Public
I love my danish movies...that dry and sarcastic humor, those taboo topics...oh yes, some of my favorite directors come from this country: Susane Bier, Anders Thomas Jensen, Thomas Vinterberg, Lone Scherfig, Jannik Johansen, Ole Christian Madsen, Lars Von Trier and others.
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1. The Celebration (1998)
R | 105 min | Drama
At Helge's 60th birthday party, some unpleasant family truths are revealed.
Votes: 73,451 | Gross: $1.65M
2. After the Wedding (2006)
R | 120 min | Drama
A manager of an orphanage in India is sent to Copenhagen, Denmark, where he discovers a life-altering family secret.
Votes: 29,425 | Gross: $0.41M
After the Wedding
3. In a Better World (2010)
R | 118 min | Drama, Romance
The lives of two Danish families cross each other, and an extraordinary but risky friendship comes into bud. But loneliness, frailty and sorrow lie in wait.
Votes: 36,568 | Gross: $1.01M
4. The Hunt (2012)
R | 115 min | Drama
A teacher lives a lonely life, all the while struggling over his son's custody. His life slowly gets better as he finds love and receives good news from his son, but his new luck is about to be brutally shattered by an innocent little lie.
Votes: 243,002 | Gross: $0.69M
5. Brothers (2004)
R | 117 min | Drama, War
Two brothers must negotiate changing roles and shifting family dynamics when one is sent to war in Afghanistan.
Votes: 10,373 | Gross: $0.38M
6. Superclásico (2011)
Not Rated | 99 min | Comedy
Christian is a Copenhagen wine seller on the brink of bankruptcy. Equally unsuccessful in just about every other aspect of life, it has been 17 months since his wife Anna left him. Anna ... See full summary »
7. Open Hearts (2002)
R | 113 min | Drama, Romance
A Dogme film about an engaged couple that is torn apart after the man is paralyzed in an accident, and the woman falls in love with the husband of the woman who caused the accident.
Votes: 9,006 | Gross: $0.12M
8. The One and Only (1999)
106 min | Comedy, Romance
When handyman Niller comes to install Sus' new kitchen one day, their immediate crush is a sweet escape from both of their problematic relationships.
The One and Only
10. Worlds Apart (2008)
116 min | Drama
The daughter of a Jehovah's Witness is forced to choose between religion and love when she falls for someone outside her faith.
12. Oldboys (2009)
95 min | Comedy, Drama
Now in his fifties, Vagn leads a solitary life and plays football with a group of similarly aged men, some even older. After being left behind at a petrol station by his teammates on their ... See full summary »
13. 10 timer til Paradis (2012)
Not Rated | 92 min | Drama, Romance
Dennis, a painfully shy 38-year-old bodybuilder who lives with his mother, sets off to Thailand in search of love.
Votes: 4,066 | Gross: $0.02M
14. Flickering Lights (2000)
Not Rated | 109 min | Action, Comedy, Crime
A gang of 4 Danish criminals are ordered by Færingen to steal a bag from a safe. When they see DKK4,000,000 in the bag, they keep it for themselves and head for Spain. They end up in a ruin of an old restaurant on Funen and renovate it.
15. Adam's Apples (2005)
R | 94 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
A neo-nazi sentenced to community service at a church clashes with the blindly devotional priest.
Votes: 41,910 | Gross: $0.00M
16. The Art of Crying (2006)
106 min | Comedy, Drama
Follows a precocious, eleven-year-old Allan, who tries desperately to keep his dysfunctional, rural family together during the social upheavals of the early seventies. Allan reveres his ... See full summary »
17. Fear Me Not (2008)
95 min | Drama, Thriller
A man signs up for a test trial of a new anti-depressant as a way to change his life. When the trial is called off, he continues taking the medication with violent results.
Fear me not
18. Daisy Diamond (2007)
94 min | Drama
A tragic story about Anna who dreams of one thing only: making it as an actress. She moves from Sweden to Copenhagen to pursue her dream. But fate has something else in store for her. ... See full summary »
19. Aftermath (2004)
104 min | Drama
A young married couple has to deal with their emotional breakdowns after the death of their only daughter.
20. The Candidate (2008)
Not Rated | 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 »
21. The Green Butchers (2003)
R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama
2 Danish friends are tired of their employer and open their own butcher shop. An electrician accidentally dies in the freezer and he's sold as marinated chicken and business picks up. What happens when they run out of "chicken"?
Votes: 17,703 | Gross: $0.00M
The Green Butchers
22. Murk (2005)
124 min | Drama, Thriller
The psychological thriller "Murk" tells the story of Jacob, who is investigating into the circumstances surrounding his sister's death on her wedding night.
23. Italian for Beginners (2000)
R | 112 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Several lonely hearts in a semi-provincial suburb of a town in Denmark use a beginner's course in Italian as the platform to meet the romance of their lives.
Votes: 12,284 | Gross: $4.45M
Italian for beginners
26. The Inheritance (2003)
Unrated | 115 min | Drama
A young man is torn between his individual hopes and his sense of duty when his father dies and he is expected to take over the family industry.
27. Nothing's All Bad (2010)
93 min | Drama
Follows the lives of four longing souls. Ingeborg who feels unattractive and young Jonas who is so attractive that he can literally sell some of what he's got. Anna, a young beautiful woman... See full summary »
Nothing's All Bad
29. Prague (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.
30. Angels in Fast Motion (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.
31. Brotherhood (2009)
R | 97 min | Drama, Romance
Former Danish servicemen Lars and Jimmy are thrown together while training in a neo-Nazi group. Moving from hostility through to friendship and finally passion, events take a darker turn when it's discovered.
Votes: 2,965 | Gross: $0.02M
32. A Second Chance (2014)
102 min | Drama, Thriller
A conscientious police officer who investigates a violent case of domestic dispute in the squalid apartment of a drug addict has to make the most contemptible decision in his life. Just how far would a parent go to get a second chance?
A second chance
33. Sorrow and Joy (2013)
107 min | Drama
In SORROW AND JOY filmmaker Johannes and his wife, schoolteacher Signe, experience the biggest sorrow and misfortune one can ever imagine. Nevertheless, in all the hopelessness they must ... See full summary »
In Sorrow and Joy
34. Someone You Love (2014)
95 min | Drama
World famous singer-songwriter Thomas Jacob is based in Los Angeles. He is a very successful man who has burned a lot of bridges. He lives and breathes music and very little else. When ... See full summary »
Someone you Love
35. Men & Chicken (2015)
Not Rated | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Two outcast brothers, through getting to know their unknown family, discover a horrible truth about themselves and their relatives.
Votes: 9,176 | Gross: $0.03M
36. A Hijacking (2012)
R | 103 min | Drama, Thriller
The crew of a Danish cargo ship is hijacked by Somali pirates who proceed to engage in escalating negotiations with authorities in Copenhagen.
Votes: 14,774 | Gross: $0.41M
37. R (2010)
Unrated | 99 min | Crime, Drama
The R of the title stands for the young protagonist, Rune, fearlessly played by Pilou Asbæk. Imprisoned for violent assault, he's a cocky, good-looking young man placed in the hardcore ward... See full summary »
38. Department Q: The Keeper of Lost Causes (2013)
Not Rated | 96 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Police inspector Carl Mørck is put in charge of a department of cold cases, joined only by his assistant, Assad. They dig into a case about a disappeared woman.
39. Department Q: The Absent One (2014)
Not Rated | 119 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
The murder of young twins initially implicates a group of upper class students as the killers, though the case takes a turn or two from its starting point.
42. Speed Walking (2014)
108 min | Drama, History
Martin (14) is forced to deal with confused sexuality and the loss of a mother in a provincial setting in the mid-seventies, where the famed Danish liberation of porn has had its influence on the grownups.