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1. Noah (2014)

PG-13 | 138 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

68 Metascore

Noah (Russell Crowe) is chosen by God to undertake a momentous mission before an apocalyptic flood cleanses the world.

Director: Darren Aronofsky | Stars: Russell Crowe, Jennifer Connelly, Anthony Hopkins, Emma Watson

Votes: 230,054 | Gross: $101.20M

2. Flags of our Fathers (2006)

R | 135 min | Drama, History, War

79 Metascore

The life stories of the six men who raised the flag at the Battle of Iwo Jima, a turning point in World War II.

Director: Clint Eastwood | Stars: Ryan Phillippe, Barry Pepper, Joseph Cross, Jesse Bradford

Votes: 111,851 | Gross: $33.60M

3. 101 Reykjavík (2000)

Not Rated | 88 min | Comedy, Romance

68 Metascore

Will the 30 y.o. Hlynur ever move out of his mother's apartment in Reykjavík? Social welfare keeps him passive but things change when his mother's Spanish friend, Lola, arrives and stays through Xmas and New Year's Eve.

Director: Baltasar Kormákur | Stars: Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Victoria Abril, Hanna María Karlsdóttir, Þrúður Vilhjálmsdóttir

Votes: 9,028 | Gross: $0.01M

4. Angels of the Universe (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 »

Director: Friðrik Þór Friðriksson | Stars: Ingvar Sigurdsson, Baltasar Kormákur, Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Björn Jörundur Friðbjörnsson

Votes: 2,636

5. Jar City (2006)

Not Rated | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

75 Metascore

A murder opens up a bleak trail of long buried secrets and small town corruption for a worn out police detective and his squad.

Director: Baltasar Kormákur | Stars: Ingvar Sigurdsson, Ágústa Eva Erlendsdóttir, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson, Ólafía Hrönn Jónsdóttir

Votes: 4,821

6. The Higher Force (2008)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy

Ashamed for being a debt-collecting thug, David believes that he is an ugly duckling waiting to become a swan. Through an unlikely mentor he finds out that life has indeed something very special in store for him.

Director: Olaf de Fleur Johannesson | Stars: Pétur Jóhann Sigfússon, Ingvar Sigurdsson, Eggert Þorleifsson, Ilmur Kristjánsdóttir

Votes: 351

7. Sigla himinfley (1996– )

Drama

The series takes place in Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland, and follows the lives of an influential family in the fishing industry.

Stars: Ingvar Sigurdsson, Steinunn Ólína Þorsteinsdóttir, Björn Ingi Hilmarsson, Steinn Ármann Magnússon

Votes: 31

8. Devil's Island (1996)

99 min | Comedy, Drama

The story of families living in barracks, left by the US Army in Reykjavik at the conclusion of World War II.

Director: Friðrik Þór Friðriksson | Stars: Baltasar Kormákur, Gísli Halldórsson, Sigurveig Jónsdóttir, Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir

Votes: 956 | Gross: $0.01M

9. Tears of Stone (1995)

110 min | Biography, Drama

About the Icelandic composer Jon Leifs (1899-1968) who spent much of his life in Germany before WWII. The film begins in the 1930s after he has married the daughter of an industrialist, ... See full summary »

Director: Hilmar Oddsson | Stars: Þröstur Leó Gunnarsson, Ruth Olafsdottir, Winfried Wagner, Ulrich Tukur

Votes: 97

10. Dorks & Damsels (2007)

Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy, Fantasy

When Hildur - a beautiful high society girl and a regular guest in the national celebrity press - finds out that her boyfriend Jolli is about to go into jail, she realizes she has to learn ... See full summary »

Director: Gunnar B. Gudmundsson | Stars: Ragnhildur Steinunn Jónsdóttir, Snorri Engilbertsson, Davíð Þór Jónsson, Sverrir Þór Sverrisson

Votes: 1,010

11. A Man Like Me (2002)

90 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A postal worker has some lunch in a chinese restaurant and falls in love with the waitress, who happens to be chinese. They start dating and quickly fall in and out of love, the waitress ... See full summary »

Director: Róbert I. Douglas | Stars: Jón Gnarr, Stephanie Che, Sigurður Sigurjónsson, Þorsteinn Guðmundsson

Votes: 144

12. The Icelandic Dream (2000)

90 min | Comedy, Sport

A business man and weekend dad is getting worn down by family trouble, business failure and the continuous loss of his favourite football team.

Director: Róbert I. Douglas | Stars: Þórhallur Sverrisson, Jón Gnarr, Matt Keeslar, Hafdís Huld

Votes: 364

13. Wallpaper: An Erotic Love Story (1992)

85 min | Drama, Romance

A careless art student is kicked out of school because of poor attendance and lack of interest. His friend gets a job to manage a restaurant. They bet over who will be first to "process" the waitress.

Director: Júlíus Kemp | Stars: Baltasar Kormákur, Steinn Ármann Magnússon, Ingibjörg Stefánsdóttir, Ari Matthíasson

Votes: 166

14. The Adventures of Paper Peter (1990)

81 min | Family, Fantasy

Follows the adventure of a group of kids and a paper boy named Peter. Plane ride, box car racing and bad neighbors are all included.

Director: Ari Kristinsson | Stars: Sigríður Þórdís Bergsdóttir, Bryndis Petra Bragadóttir, Ingólfur Guðvarðarson, Högni Snær Hauksson

Votes: 37

15. Remote Control (1992)

78 min | Comedy, Crime

Since his mother wants to watch TV, Axel, a young auto-mechanic, must recover her remote control, accidentally taken by his punk sister Maja. During his quest, he becomes involved in the ... See full summary »

Director: Óskar Jónasson | Stars: Björn Jörundur Friðbjörnsson, Þórarinn Eyfjörð, Thorarinn Oskar Thorarinsson, Helga Braga Jónsdóttir

Votes: 966

17. Stella on Holiday (1986)

84 min | Comedy, Family

When her husband breaks his arm, Stella is forced to go in his place with his Swedish colleague on a fishing trip. Unbeknownst to her, she picks up the wrong man on the airport; a man ... See full summary »

Director: Þórhildur Þorleifsdóttir | Stars: Edda Björgvinsdóttir, Gestur Einar Jónasson, Þórhallur Sigurðsson, Sólveig Arnarsdóttir

Votes: 244

18. Pawn Sacrifice (2014)

PG-13 | 115 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

65 Metascore

Set during the Cold War, American chess prodigy Bobby Fischer finds himself caught between two superpowers and his own struggles as he challenges the Soviet Empire.

Director: Edward Zwick | Stars: Tobey Maguire, Liev Schreiber, Peter Sarsgaard, Michael Stuhlbarg

Votes: 35,207 | Gross: $2.44M

19. Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015)

PG-13 | 136 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

81 Metascore

Three decades after the Empire's defeat, a new threat arises in the militant First Order. Defected stormtrooper Finn and the scavenger Rey are caught up in the Resistance's search for the missing Luke Skywalker.

Director: J.J. Abrams | Stars: Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Domhnall Gleeson

Votes: 788,220 | Gross: $936.66M

20. Inside Job (2010)

PG-13 | 109 min | Documentary, Crime

88 Metascore

Takes a closer look at what brought about the 2008 financial meltdown.

Director: Charles Ferguson | Stars: Matt Damon, Gylfi Zoega, Andri Snær Magnason, Sigridur Benediktsdottir

Votes: 65,528 | Gross: $4.31M

21. Rams (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.

Director: Grímur Hákonarson | Stars: Sigurður Sigurjónsson, Theodór Júlíusson, Charlotte Bøving, Jón Benónýsson

Votes: 11,068 | Gross: $0.14M

22. The Sea (2002)

Unrated | 109 min | Comedy, Drama

52 Metascore

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...

Director: Baltasar Kormákur | Stars: Gunnar Eyjólfsson, Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Hélène de Fougerolles, Kristbjörg Kjeld

Votes: 1,533 | Gross: $0.06M

23. White Night Wedding (2008)

Unrated | 96 min | Comedy, Drama

In less than twenty-four hours, a middle-aged academic and his nearly half his age fiancée will get married in Iceland's windswept island, Flatey, amid endless preparations and bitter second thoughts. Is this what they really want?

Director: Baltasar Kormákur | Stars: Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Margrét Vilhjálmsdóttir, Laufey Elíasdóttir, Þröstur Leó Gunnarsson

Votes: 1,242

24. Fyrir framan annað fólk (I) (2016)

90 min | Comedy

Hubert is an introvert that works in advertising who meets a girl whom he starts dating and like any relationship it has its ups and downs.

Director: Óskar Jónasson | Stars: Ingvar Sigurdsson, Joi Johannsson, Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Hafdís Helga Helgadóttir

Votes: 116

25. Brave Men's Blood (2014)

Not Rated | 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 »

Director: Olaf de Fleur Johannesson | Stars: Darri Ingolfsson, Ágústa Eva Erlendsdóttir, Ingvar Sigurdsson, Sigurður Sigurjónsson

Votes: 244

26. Ferox (2013)

Not Rated | 83 min | Drama

Arnaldur, a 16-year-old boy living a normal teenager's life in Reykjavik. One day, coming home from school, he finds his brother in the bathtub, dead. Despite clear signs of a suicide, ... See full summary »

Director: Thoromar Jonsson | Stars: Þorsteinn Bachmann, Damon Younger, Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Arndís Hrönn Egilsdóttir

Votes: 122

27. Our Own Oslo (2011)

97 min | Comedy, Romance

An amusing, topsy turvy, comedy about what might happen when the holiday casual hook-up turns domestic. Especially when there are bosses, families and their expectations of normalcy ... See full summary »

Director: Reynir Lyngdal | Stars: Þorsteinn Guðmundsson, Brynhildur Guðjónsdóttir, Hilmir Snær Guðnason, María Heba Þorkelsdóttir

Votes: 105

28. Stormland (2011)

111 min | Comedy, Drama

The tragicomic story of lone rebel Boddi Steingrimsson who lives in a small town in Northern Iceland. Boddi hates materialistic modern society in its entirety and on his blog-page he ... See full summary »

Director: Marteinn Thorsson | Stars: Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Þorsteinn Bachmann, Lára Jóhanna Jónsdóttir, Hilmir Snær Guðnason

Votes: 377

29. Mamma Gógó (2010)

90 min | Drama

A film director's personal journey experiencing his mother's disappearance into the Alzheimer disease, a film with essential Fridriksson's ingredients, humour, compassion and strong visual style.

Director: Friðrik Þór Friðriksson | Stars: Kristbjörg Kjeld, Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Gunnar Eyjólfsson, Margrét Vilhjálmsdóttir

Votes: 343

30. Mannaveiðar (2008– )

Crime

This thriller series follows two detectives, Gunnar (Ólafur Darri Ólafsson) and Hinrik (Gísli Örn Garðarsson),as they attempt to track down a serial killer who has a penchant for murdering goose hunters.

Stars: Hringur Ingvarsson, Halla Vilhjálmsdóttir, Þröstur Leó Gunnarsson, Margrét Helga Jóhannsdóttir

Votes: 172

31. The Quiet Storm (2007)

102 min | Drama

A young girl breaks up from her petit bourgeoisie home and her piano lessons to lead an entirely new life, as one of the personnel at an institution for juvenile delinquents in a remote ... See full summary »

Director: Guðný Halldórsdóttir | Stars: Tinna Hrafnsdóttir, Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Hera Hilmar, Atli Rafn Sigurðsson

Votes: 177

33. Witchcraft (1999)

118 min | Drama

The young and fanatical Jon is appointed pastor to a remote church in 17th century Iceland. As is custom, he marries the widow of his predecessor, a woman much older than he is. He is ... See full summary »

Director: Hrafn Gunnlaugsson | Stars: Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Hallgrímur H. Helgason, Stefan Jorgen, Guðrún Kristín Magnúsdóttir

Votes: 198

34. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (2013)

PG | 114 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

54 Metascore

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.

Director: Ben Stiller | Stars: Ben Stiller, Kristen Wiig, Jon Daly, Kathryn Hahn

Votes: 276,207 | Gross: $58.24M

35. Ófærð (2015– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

In a remote town in Iceland, Police desperately try to solve a crime as a powerful storm descends upon the town.

Stars: Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Ilmur Kristjánsdóttir, Ingvar Sigurdsson, Elva María Birgisdóttir

Votes: 11,597

36. Reverse (2015)

98 min | Comedy

Two childhood friends decide to drive around Iceland in reverse. Soon after their trip starts they find out that this was perhaps not the best idea in the world. Nothing goes as planned and almost everything goes wrong.

Directors: Davíd Óskar Ólafsson, Gunnar Hansson | Stars: Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson, Nína Dögg Filippusdóttir, Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir

Votes: 123

37. Mr. Bjarnfreðarson (2009)

109 min | Comedy

Georg tries to get his life back on track after a five year stint in jail.

Director: Ragnar Bragason | Stars: Ágústa Eva Erlendsdóttir, Hilmir Jensson, Jökull Steinarsson, Guðmundur Lúðvík Þorvaldsson

Votes: 836

38. The Night Shift (2007– )

28 min | Comedy, Drama

Three men working at a gas station in Reykjavik battle boredom, strange visitors and their own customers.

Stars: Jörundur Ragnarsson, Jón Gnarr, Pétur Jóhann Sigfússon, Sara Margrét Nordahl

Votes: 680

39. Fóstbræður (1997–2001)

Comedy

One of the most loved scetch show in Iceland with many jokes still quoted years later.

Stars: Jón Gnarr, Sigurjón Kjartansson, Helga Braga Jónsdóttir, Þorsteinn Guðmundsson

Votes: 324

40. Fangavaktin (2009– )

Comedy, Drama

Last but not least the comedy ends after finding out that one of the three men murdered a woman in the day shift and every single one of them go to prison but always a happy ending.

Stars: Jörundur Ragnarsson, Pétur Jóhann Sigfússon, Lilja Guðrún Þorvaldsdóttir, Björn Thors

Votes: 324

42. Captain America: Civil War (2016)

PG-13 | 147 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

75 Metascore

Political involvement in the Avengers' affairs causes a rift between Captain America and Iron Man.

Directors: Anthony Russo, Joe Russo | Stars: Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr., Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan

Votes: 590,294 | Gross: $408.08M



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