Oscar Nominated Films From Scandinaviaby ejh-60622 | created - 7 months ago | updated - 7 months ago | Public
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1. 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: 307,781 | Gross: $0.69M
Best Foreign Film (2013) (Denmark)
2. Another Round (2020)
Not Rated | 117 min | Comedy, Drama
Four high school teachers consume alcohol on a daily basis to see how it affects their social and professional lives.
Best Director, Best Foreign Film (2021) (Denmark)
3. Land of Mine (2015)
R | 100 min | Drama, History, War
In post-World War II Denmark, a group of young German POWs are forced to clear a beach of thousands of land mines under the watch of a Danish Sergeant who slowly learns to appreciate their plight.
Votes: 39,094 | Gross: $0.44M
Best Foreign Film (2016) (Denmark)
4. 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: 36,992 | Gross: $0.02M
Best Foreign Film (2003) (Sweden)
5. A Man Called Ove (2015)
PG-13 | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Ove, an ill-tempered, isolated retiree who spends his days enforcing block association rules and visiting his wife's grave, has finally given up on life just as an unlikely friendship develops with his boisterous new neighbors.
Votes: 51,477 | Gross: $3.36M
Best Makeup, Best Foreign Film (2016) (Sweden)
6. 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: 33,778 | Gross: $0.41M
Best Foreign Film (2006) (Denmark)
7. 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: 39,533 | Gross: $1.01M
Best Foreign Film (2010) (Denmark) *won*
8. A Royal Affair (2012)
R | 137 min | Biography, Drama, History
A young queen, who is married to an insane king, falls secretly in love with her physician - and together they start a revolution that changes a nation forever.
Votes: 46,265 | Gross: $1.55M
Best Foreign Film (2012) (Denmark)
9. As It Is in Heaven (2004)
Not Rated | 133 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
A famous international conductor returns to his small childhood town in Sweden for early retirement. He's asked to help with the church choir. He affects the lives of all in the choir.
Votes: 17,006 | Gross: $0.01M
Best Foreign Film (2004) (Sweden)
10. Elling (2001)
R | 89 min | Comedy, Drama
When his mother, who has sheltered him his entire 40 years, dies, Elling, a sensitive, would-be poet, is sent to live in a state institution. There he meets Kjell Bjarne, a gentle giant and... See full summary »
Votes: 14,765 | Gross: $0.31M
Best Foreign Film (2001) (Norway)
11. The Square (2017)
R | 151 min | Comedy, Drama
A prestigious Stockholm museum's chief art curator finds himself in times of both professional and personal crisis as he attempts to set up a controversial new exhibit.
Votes: 60,272 | Gross: $1.50M
Best Foreign Film (2017) (Sweden)
12. Kon-Tiki (2012)
PG-13 | 118 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
Legendary explorer Thor Heyerdahl's epic 4,300-mile crossing of the Pacific on a balsawood raft in 1947, in an effort to prove that it was possible for South Americans to settle in Polynesia in pre-Columbian times.
Votes: 47,924 | Gross: $1.52M
Best Foreign Film (2012) (Norway)
R | 114 min | Adventure, Comedy
After living a long and colorful life, Allan Karlsson finds himself stuck in a nursing home. On his 100th birthday, he leaps out a window and begins an unexpected journey.
Votes: 39,719 | Gross: $1.08M
Best Makeup (2015) (Sweden)
14. A War (2015)
R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
During contact with the Taliban in Afghanistan a Danish commander makes a decision which saves many of his men's lives but inadvertently takes the lives of some Afghani civilians. Now he is facing criminal charges.
Votes: 10,451 | Gross: $0.12M
Best Foreign Film (2015) (Denmark)
15. Border (2018)
R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy
A customs officer who can smell fear develops an unusual attraction to a strange traveler while aiding a police investigation which will call into question her entire existence.
Votes: 27,724 | Gross: $0.77M
Best Makeup (2018) (Sweden)