With Norsk Film (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. The Double Life of Véronique (1991)
R | 98 min | Drama, Fantasy, Music
Two parallel stories about two identical women; one living in Poland, the other in France. They don't know each other, but their lives are nevertheless profoundly connected.
Director: Krzysztof Kieslowski | Stars: Irène Jacob, Wladyslaw Kowalski, Halina Gryglaszewska, Kalina Jedrusik
Votes: 50,337 | Gross: $2.00M
2. Prozac Nation (2001)
R | 95 min | Biography, Drama, Romance
A young woman struggles with depression during her first year at Harvard.
Director: Erik Skjoldbjærg | Stars: Christina Ricci, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Jessica Lange, Anne Heche
3. Autumn Sonata (1978)
PG | 99 min | Drama, Music
A devoted wife is visited by her mother, a successful concert pianist who had little time for her when she was young.
Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Ingrid Bergman, Liv Ullmann, Lena Nyman, Halvar Björk
4. Ronia: The Robber's Daughter (1984)
126 min | Adventure, Drama, Family
Ronja, the only child of robber chief Mattis must learn to survive the dangers of her local wilderness. In secret she also befriends Birk, the son of a rivaling robber Borka.
Director: Tage Danielsson | Stars: Hanna Zetterberg, Dan Håfström, Börje Ahlstedt, Lena Nyman
5. Insomnia (1997)
Not Rated | 96 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
In a Norwegian city with a 24-hour daylight cycle a Swedish murder investigator has been brought in on a special case. Sleep deprived, he makes a horrible mistake which is discovered by the killer he has been hunting.
Director: Erik Skjoldbjærg | Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Sverre Anker Ousdal, Maria Mathiesen, Gisken Armand
Votes: 14,635 | Gross: $0.22M
6. Ice Palace (1987)
78 min | Mystery, Drama
A couple of twelve-year-old Norwegian girls struggle with their intense, taboo relationship during the 1930s.
Director: Per Blom | Stars: Line Storesund, Hilde Nyeggen Martinsen, Merete Moen, Sigrid Huun
7. Body Troopers (1996)
Not Rated | 91 min | Adventure, Family, Sci-Fi
A little kid shrinks himself so that he can travel into the body of his grandfather. Here he has to kill the kidney-stone his grandfather is suffering from.
Director: Vibeke Idsøe | Stars: Torbjörn T. Jensen, Jenny Skavlan, Benjamin Helstad, Kjersti Holmen
8. The Call of the Wild (1972)
PG | 100 min | Adventure, Family, Western
A house dog is abducted and brought to the north as a sled dog.
Director: Ken Annakin | Stars: Charlton Heston, Michèle Mercier, Raimund Harmstorf, George Eastman
9. Døden på Oslo S (1990)
99 min | Action, Crime, Drama
A young boy named Pelle falls in love with the drug addict Lena. Then he and his friend Proffen tries to save her from the drugs.
Director: Eva Isaksen | Stars: Håvard Bakke, Tommy Karlsen, Helle Beck Figenschow, Henning Syverud
10. Pathfinder (1987)
86 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
A young Sámi man witnesses a band of vicious raiders slay his family and flees to a nearby village, where he learns he must become a Pathfinder.
Director: Nils Gaup | Stars: Mikkel Gaup, Ingvald Guttorm, Nils Utsi, Henrik H. Buljo
11. His Mother's House (1974)
84 min | Drama
After breaking up from his studies Petter and his fiancee, he comes back to his home town and mother. Mother takes him in with great enthusiasm, because she wants him all to herself - in all ways.
Director: Per Blom | Stars: Svein Sturla Hungnes, Bente Børsum, Frøydis Armand, Aud Fosse
12. Only Clouds Move the Stars (1998)
98 min | Drama, Family
"Only Clouds..." is a film about eleven year old Maria, who has lost her little brother. Her mother disappears into her own sorrow, then Maria meets Jacob.
Director: Torun Lian | Stars: Thea Sofie Rusten, Jan Tore Kristoffersen, Anneke von der Lippe, Anders T. Andersen
13. Edvard Munch (1974 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 210 min | Biography, Drama, History
Following a rough chronology from 1884 to 1894, when Norwegian artist Edvard Munch began expressionism and established himself as northern Europe's most maligned and controversial artist, ... See full summary »
Director: Peter Watkins | Stars: Geir Westby, Gro Fraas, Kerstii Allum, Eric Allum
Votes: 3,253 | Gross: $0.04M
14. Aberdeen (2000)
106 min | Drama
A mom dying in Aberdeen, Scotland, asks her coke snorting, nympho, London lawyer daughter to get her estranged, alcoholic dad in Oslo, Norway, to Aberdeen. He's drunk at the airport, so they travel together by car and ferry.
Directors: Hans Petter Moland, Tony Spataro | Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Lena Headey, Jean Johansson, Charlotte Rampling
Votes: 3,354 | Gross: $0.06M
15. Burning Flowers (1985)
84 min | Drama, Romance
The film is about the teenager Hermann (Hølmebakk) who develops a relationship with the middle-aged Rosa (Fjeldstad).
Directors: Eva Dahr, Eva Isaksen | Stars: Torstein Hølmebakk, Lise Fjeldstad, Karoline Waal, Jan Petter Berglund
16. The Flight of the Eagle (1982)
140 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
In 1897 Swedish engineer S. A. Andrée with 2 colleagues prepares to fly over the North Pole in his balloon "Eagle".
Director: Jan Troell | Stars: Max von Sydow, Sverre Anker Ousdal, Göran Stangertz, Eva von Hanno
17. Lake of the Dead (1958)
76 min | Horror, Thriller, Mystery
A group of friends travel to a cabin in the Norwegian forest. It's a rumor that at night a crazy man can be heard screaming at a lake nearby the cabin.
Director: Kåre Bergstrøm | Stars: Erling Lindahl, Bjørg Engh, Henny Moan, André Bjerke
18. The Last Contract (1998)
R | 114 min | Crime, Thriller
Young police officer Roger is on the trail of the international master assassin, while the assassin follows his plan to murder Swedish Prime Minister Olof Palme.
Director: Kjell Sundvall | Stars: Mikael Persbrandt, Michael Kitchen, Pernilla August, Reine Brynolfsson
19. Before the Storm (2000)
106 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A Middle Eastern taxi driver living in Sweden, alongside his daughter's classmate, finds his life descending into chaos, terrorism and the demons of his past.
Director: Reza Parsa | Stars: Per Graffman, Maria Lundqvist, Sasha Becker, Anni Ececioglu
20. The Boys from St. Petri (1991)
111 min | Drama, War
A group of school-mates form a resistance group in nazi-occupied Denmark.
Director: Søren Kragh-Jacobsen | Stars: Tomas Villum Jensen, Morten Buch Jørgensen, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Christian Grønvall
21. Kristin Lavransdatter (1995)
180 min | Drama
Kristin is the daughter of a prominent landowner in medieval Norway. She grows up in total harmony with the ideals of the time: strong family ties, social pride and devout Christianity. She... See full summary »
Director: Liv Ullmann | Stars: Elisabeth Matheson, Bjørn Skagestad, Sverre Anker Ousdal, Henny Moan
22. One Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich (1970)
G | 100 min | Drama
Ivan Denisovich Shukhov has been sentenced to a camp in the Soviet gulag system. He was accused of becoming a spy after being captured briefly by the Germans as a prisoner of war during ... See full summary »
Director: Casper Wrede | Stars: Tom Courtenay, Espen Skjønberg, Alf Malland, Frimann Falck Clausen
Votes: 594 | Gross: $0.67M
23. The Journey to Melonia (1989)
104 min | Animation, Family, Adventure
When a ship sinks during a storm, a slave from the industrial island of Plutonia is washed up on the beaches of paradise island Melonia, where the "all-powerful" wizard Prospero and his strange friends reside.
Director: Per Åhlin | Stars: Allan Edwall, Robyn Carlsson, Olle Sarri, Tomas von Brömssen
24. Tsatsiki, Mum and the Policeman (1999)
91 min | Drama, Family
Little Tsatsiki, son of a single mother in Sweden, has never met his father, a Greek fisherman. Tsatsiki befriends a nice but straight-laced motorcycle policeman renting one of their rooms ... See full summary »
Director: Ella Lemhagen | Stars: Samuel Haus, Alexandra Rapaport, Jacob Ericksson, Jonas Karlsson
25. For Tor's Sake (1982)
82 min | Drama, Family
Thor's father drinks, and Thor escapes to the woods and refuses to come home before he quits drinking. Lucky for Thor he has a lot of friends who help him.
Director: Knut Andersen | Stars: Jakob Ørmen, Monica Sidselrud, Aalto Braveboy, Hege Kleven
26. Sunday's Children (1992)
118 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama
The film switches back and forth between the adventures of Pu on a summer holiday in Norrland in Sweden and and the adult Pu visiting his father who lives in an old people's home. Little Pu... See full summary »
Director: Daniel Bergman | Stars: Henrik Linnros, Thommy Berggren, Lena Endre, Jacob Leygraf
Votes: 851 | Gross: $0.15M
27. Lime (2001)
92 min | Family, Drama
Tanja is almost 16 and angry. In love with Henrik, but miserable. Why? Mother has decided that they shall move to the countryside the very day she is asked to join Henrik's band, Limbo. She hates her mother's shifting boyfriends.
Directors: Nathilde Overrein Rapp, Tony Spataro | Stars: Rita Kvist, Kristoffer Berre Alberts, Mina Martine Lystad, Kjetil Røst Nilsen
28. Zero Kelvin (1995)
Not Rated | 113 min | Drama
A young writer whose proposal was recently rejected goes to Greenland to spend a year at an outpost for hunting and trapping animals for furs. At the outpost he meets two men who are none too keen to spend the winter with the newcomer.
Director: Hans Petter Moland | Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Gard B. Eidsvold, Bjørn Sundquist, Camilla Martens
29. 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.
Director: Jan Troell | Stars: Max von Sydow, Ghita Nørby, Anette Hoff, Gard B. Eidsvold
30. Junk Mail (1997)
83 min | Comedy, Thriller
A lazy postman puts his nose where it doesn't belong.
Director: Pål Sletaune | Stars: Robert Skjærstad, Andrine Sæther, Per Egil Aske, Eli Anne Linnestad
31. Exit (1970)
97 min | Crime, Drama, Romance
Young Maria lives her upper class life in the shadow of her husband Carl, and gets pregnant. She doubts her value as a wife, and is drawn to a couple of other less respectable men., which leads to a crisis.
Director: Pål Løkkeberg | Stars: Vibeke Løkkeberg, Claus Nissen, Tutte Lemkow, Tor Stokke
32. Vårnatt (1976)
95 min | Drama
Hallstein and Sissel live with their parents on a small farm. That spring night they will be alone at home for the first time while their parents are in a funeral in another village. But ... See full summary »
Director: Erik Solbakken | Stars: Espen Skjønberg, Astrid Folstad, Svein Scharffenberg, Bentein Baardson
33. Kamilla (1981)
110 min | Drama
A young girl growing up in Bergen, Norway just after the 2nd world war, is trying to deal with the father's adultery and mother's deep depression, as she befriends a boy. This endangers her.
Director: Vibeke Løkkeberg | Stars: Nina Knapskog, Kenneth Johansen, Helge Jordal, Vibeke Løkkeberg
34. Trees Grow on the Stones Too (1985)
146 min | Adventure, Drama
Vikings attack Kuksja's village, and end up bringing him along on their ship because they believe he is good luck. After proving himself in a battle against the dreaded Danes, chief Torir ... See full summary »
Directors: Stanislav Rostotskiy, Knut Andersen, Ola Solum | Stars: Aleksandr Timoshkin, Petronella Barker, Tor Stokke, Torgeir Fonnlid
35. Sofie (1992)
146 min | Drama
From 1886 to 1907 in the life of Sofie, a Jew in Copenhagen who is nearly 29, with no marital prospects, living with her loving parents. An artist, Hans Hojby, meets Sofie and is entranced,... See full summary »
Director: Liv Ullmann | Stars: Karen-Lise Mynster, Erland Josephson, Ghita Nørby, Jesper Christensen
Votes: 234 | Gross: $0.29M
36. Sweetwater (1988)
115 min | Sci-Fi, Drama, Thriller
The action takes place in a grim anarchist future civilization after a big crash or war. A young man, Allan , decides to move out of the city as his family live in. He brings his wife, Lisa... See full summary »
Director: Lasse Glomm | Stars: Bentein Baardson, Petronella Barker, Alphonsia Emmanuel, Per Jansen
37. Herman (1990)
88 min | Drama, Family
"Herman", based on Lars Saabye Christensen's novel of the same name, tells the story of the young boy Herman who suddenly loses his hair and becomes bald at the age of eleven. Movie follows... See full summary »
Director: Erik Gustavson | Stars: Anders Danielsen Lie, Frank Robert, Elisabeth Sand, Kai Remlow
38. Sigurd the Dragonkiller (1989)
PG | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
Jarle son Sigurd growing up in Viking Norway, a time when conflicts are resolved with weapons. He is named after a great legend and local hero, Sigurd Fåvnesbane that in his time had killed... See full summary »
Directors: Knut W. Jorfald, Lars Rasmussen, Paul Trevor Vale | Stars: Kristian Tonby, Per Jansen, Terje Strømdahl, Rulle Smit
39. The Greatest Thing (2001)
114 min | Drama, History, Romance
Petra is driven away by a raging mob after engaging to merry 3 bachelors in her 1800's home town. On her flight toward the capitol, she lies her way into a vicarage. Based upon Bjørnstjerne Bjørnsons famous 1968-novel "The fisher girl".
Director: Thomas Robsahm | Stars: Herborg Kråkevik, Kirsti Stubø, Jesper Langberg, Thomas Hanzon
40. Begynnelsen på en historie (1988)
87 min | Family, Drama
Towards the end of the 1940s Marin lives with her mother and two brothers while her father is jailed for anti-Norwegian actions during the war. When summer is over, she dreads leaving the island and going to boarding school.
Director: Margrete Robsahm | Stars: Linda Pedersen, Wenche Foss, Linn Stokke, Frode Rasmussen
41. Dagny (1977)
85 min | Drama
Dagny Juell was the doctors daughter who left Kongsvinger for Berlin to study music, and became famous painter Edvard Munchs mistress.
Director: Haakon Sandøy | Stars: Lise Fjeldstad, Daniel Olbrychski, Per Oscarsson, Nils Ole Oftebro
42. The Sunset Boys (1995)
96 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
Ernest, Ted and August fulfill their friend Carl's dying wish and take him to Heidelberg, where they all first met 45 years ago, to see his old girlfriend one last time. However, the locals won't talk about her, due to a WW2 secret.
Director: Leidulv Risan | Stars: Robert Mitchum, Cliff Robertson, Erland Josephson, Espen Skjønberg
43. Reisen til julestjernen (1976)
92 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
A small princess in a small kingdom in Adventureland disappears on Christmas eve. She has gone out to find the Christmas Star. The Queen follows and the King curses the Christmas Star, so it disappears for years, until young Sonja arrives.
Director: Ola Solum | Stars: Hanne Krogh, Knut Risan, Bente Børsum, Ingrid Larsen
44. The Dream Castle (1986)
92 min | Drama
The families are talking about moving together in a house, and finally does it. After a year renovating, they are to celebrate their new collective. But the year living together has taken it's toll on their relations.
Directors: Petter Vennerød, Svend Wam | Stars: Øyvin Bang Berven, Birgitte Victoria Svendsen, Petter Vennerød, Hilde Grythe
45. Hip Hip Hurrah! (1987)
110 min | Biography, Drama
The life and times of the Scandinavian artists' colony who lived in Skagen on the Danish coast during the 1890s. Not so much a biographical account, rather a portrait of a way of life. The ... See full summary »
Director: Kjell Grede | Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Lene Brøndum, Pia Vieth, Helge Jordal
46. Magnetisøren's femte vinter (1999)
123 min | Drama, Romance
A mysterious stranger, Meisner, arrives in a northern Swedish town in 1820, calling himself a magnetist - an amalgam of hypnotist and healer - and claiming he can cure diseases un-treatable... See full summary »
Director: Morten Henriksen | Stars: Rolf Lassgård, Ole Lemmeke, Johanna Sällström, Gard B. Eidsvold
47. A Handful of Time (1989)
97 min | Drama
Gothic thriller about Old Martin who heeds the voice of Anna, who calls him back to the mountain cabin where he left her to die while she gave birth to their surviving son.
Director: Martin Asphaug | Stars: Espen Skjønberg, Nicolay Lange-Nielsen, Camilla Strøm Henriksen, Per Jansen
48. Secondløitnanten (1993)
102 min | Drama, War
The old sea-captain retires, but the next day German WWII occupation of Norway begins. He then kisses his wife good-bye and is off to Army HQ. There he finds a lack of leadership and morale... See full summary »
Director: Hans Petter Moland | Stars: Espen Skjønberg, Lars Andreas Larssen, Gard B. Eidsvold, Bjørn Sundquist
49. Nattseilere (1986)
113 min | Adventure, Drama
On the island of Senja in Northern Norway in 1877, Båremor, a 14-year-old girl is washed ashore almost dead. No-one knows her and she remembers nothing of her past. A poor family of ... See full summary »
Director: Tor M. Tørstad | Stars: Vera Holte, Helge Jordal, Per Oscarsson, Frode Rasmussen
50. Let's Play Hide and Seek (1970)
72 min | Comedy, Drama
Five persons, all on their own are having a holiday at a summer pension get to know each other, without telling to much about themselves.
Director: Tom Hedegaard | Stars: Sisse Reingaard, Lykke Nielsen, Paul Hüttel, Willy Rathnov