With Danish Film Institute (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The House That Jack Built (2018)

R | 152 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.8
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42 Metascore

The story follows Jack, a highly intelligent serial killer, over the course of twelve years, and depicts the murders that really develop his inner madman.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Matt Dillon, Bruno Ganz, Uma Thurman, Siobhan Fallon Hogan

Votes: 52,744 | Gross: $0.09M

2. The Neon Demon (2016)

R | 117 min | Horror, Thriller

6.2
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51 Metascore

An aspiring model, Jesse, is new to Los Angeles. However, her beauty and youth, which generate intense fascination and jealousy within the fashion industry, may prove themselves sinister.

Director: Nicolas Winding Refn | Stars: Elle Fanning, Christina Hendricks, Keanu Reeves, Karl Glusman

Votes: 80,422 | Gross: $1.33M

3. Borg vs. McEnroe (2017)

R | 107 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

6.9
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63 Metascore

The story of the 1980 tennis rivalry between the placid Björn Borg and the volatile John McEnroe.

Director: Janus Metz | Stars: Sverrir Gudnason, Shia LaBeouf, Stellan Skarsgård, Tuva Novotny

Votes: 25,869 | Gross: $14.11M

4. Only God Forgives (2013)

R | 90 min | Action, Crime, Drama

5.7
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37 Metascore

Julian, a drug-smuggler thriving in Bangkok's criminal underworld, sees his life get even more complicated when his mother compels him to find and kill whoever is responsible for his brother's recent death.

Director: Nicolas Winding Refn | Stars: Ryan Gosling, Kristin Scott Thomas, Vithaya Pansringarm, Gordon Brown

Votes: 105,095 | Gross: $0.78M

5. A White, White Day (2019)

109 min | Drama

6.9
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80 Metascore

An off duty police begins to suspect a local man for having had an affair with his recently dead wife. Gradually his obsession for finding out the truth accumulates and inevitably begins to endanger himself and his loved ones.

Director: Hlynur Palmason | Stars: Ingvar Sigurdsson, Ída Mekkín Hlynsdóttir, Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Sara Dögg Ásgeirsdóttir

Votes: 1,878

6. Song of the Sea (2014)

PG | 93 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

8.1
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85 Metascore

Ben, a young Irish boy, and his little sister Saoirse, a girl who can turn into a seal, go on an adventure to free the fairies and save the spirit world.

Director: Tomm Moore | Stars: David Rawle, Brendan Gleeson, Lisa Hannigan, Fionnula Flanagan

Votes: 48,658 | Gross: $0.86M

7. Ida (2013)

PG-13 | 82 min | Drama

7.4
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91 Metascore

A novice nun about to take her vows uncovers a family secret dating back to the German occupation.

Director: Pawel Pawlikowski | Stars: Agata Kulesza, Agata Trzebuchowska, Dawid Ogrodnik, Jerzy Trela

Votes: 51,138 | Gross: $3.83M

8. Department Q: The Keeper of Lost Causes (2013)

Not Rated | 96 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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62 Metascore

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.

Director: Mikkel Nørgaard | Stars: Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Per Scheel Krüger, Troels Lyby, Øyvind B. Fabricius Holm

Votes: 24,513

9. The Untamed (2016)

Not Rated | 98 min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.1
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72 Metascore

A couple in a troubled marriage locate a meteorite, initiating an encounter with a mysterious creature. Their lives are turned upside down by the discovery of the creature, which is a source of both pleasure and destruction.

Director: Amat Escalante | Stars: Ruth Ramos, Simone Bucio, Jesús Meza, Eden Villavicencio

Votes: 4,364 | Gross: $0.03M

10. Tom of Finland (2017)

Not Rated | 117 min | Biography, Drama

6.8
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56 Metascore

Award-winning filmmaker Dome Karukoski brings to screen the life and work of artist Touko Valio Laaksonen (aka Tom of Finland), one of the most influential and celebrated figures of twentieth century gay culture.

Director: Dome Karukoski | Stars: Pekka Strang, Seumas F. Sargent, Chris Myland, Alf Myreen

Votes: 5,047 | Gross: $0.38M

11. Daniel (2019)

138 min | Drama

8.0
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The story of Danish photographer Daniel Rye, who was captured by ISIS in Syria in 2013 and held hostage for 398 days.

Directors: Niels Arden Oplev, Anders W. Berthelsen | Stars: Esben Smed, Toby Kebbell, Arbi Alviati, Yvonne Andersen

Votes: 1,204

12. Borgman (2013)

Not Rated | 113 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.7
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66 Metascore

A vagrant enters the lives of an arrogant upper-class family, turning their lives into a psychological nightmare in the process.

Director: Alex van Warmerdam | Stars: Jan Bijvoet, Hadewych Minis, Jeroen Perceval, Alex van Warmerdam

Votes: 15,596 | Gross: $0.06M

13. The Little Vampire 3D (2017)

83 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

5.4
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The story of Rudolph, a thirteen year old vampire, whose clan is threatened by a notorious vampire hunter. He meets Tony, a mortal of the same age, who is fascinated by old castles, ... See full summary »

Directors: Richard Claus, Karsten Kiilerich | Stars: Rasmus Hardiker, Amy Saville, Jim Carter, Joseph Kloska

Votes: 1,190

14. The Look of Silence (2014)

PG-13 | 103 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.3
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92 Metascore

A family that survived the genocide in Indonesia confronts the men who killed one of their brothers.

Director: Joshua Oppenheimer | Stars: Adi Rukun, M.Y. Basrun, Amir Hasan, Inong

Votes: 11,323 | Gross: $0.11M

15. Luis and the Aliens (2018)

PG | 86 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.0
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46 Metascore

An 11-year-old boy befriends three aliens after they crash their spaceship into his house.

Directors: Christoph Lauenstein, Wolfgang Lauenstein, Sean McCormack | Stars: Callum Maloney, Dermot Magennis, Ian Coppinger, Paul Tylak

Votes: 1,907 | Gross: $0.15M

16. Darkland (2017)

Not Rated | 112 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.6
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A successful doctor who loses his little brother in a gang-related assault gives up his privileged life to become a masked warrior and avenge his brother's death.

Director: Fenar Ahmad | Stars: Dar Salim, Stine Fischer Christensen, Ali Sivandi, Dulfi Al-Jabouri

Votes: 5,368

17. Cold Case Hammarskjöld (2019)

Not Rated | 128 min | Documentary, Animation, History

7.6
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76 Metascore

Danish director Mads Brügger and Swedish private investigator Göran Björkdahl are trying to solve the mysterious death of Dag Hammarskjöld. As their investigation closes in, they discover a... See full summary »

Director: Mads Brügger | Stars: Mads Brügger, Clarinah Mfengu, Saphir Wenzi Mabanza, U Thant

Votes: 1,748 | Gross: $0.09M

18. Petra (I) (2018)

TV-MA | 107 min | Drama

6.7
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The identity of Petra's father has been hidden from her all her life. When her mother dies, Petra embarks on a quest which leads to Jaume, a celebrated artist and a powerful, ruthless man. ... See full summary »

Director: Jaime Rosales | Stars: Bárbara Lennie, Alex Brendemühl, Joan Botey, Marisa Paredes

Votes: 835

19. Hoe duur was de suiker (2013)

120 min | Drama, History

6.8
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The Price Of Sugar tells the alternately gripping, romantic and heart-wrenching story of Sarith and Mini-Mini as they grow up on the sugar plantations of Suriname in the latter half of the ... See full summary »

Director: Jean van de Velde | Stars: Gaite Jansen, Neil Sandilands, Benja Bruijning, Anna Raadsveld

Votes: 1,488

20. Made in Bangladesh (2019)

95 min | Drama

7.1
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Shimu fled her village as a child when her stepmother threatened to marry her off to a middle-aged man. Now 23 and living in the capital, she works grueling hours for paltry sums at a textile factory while her husband searches for work.

Director: Rubaiyat Hossain | Stars: Rikita Nandini Shimu, Novera Rahman, Parvin Paru, Mayabi Rahman

Votes: 113

21. Finale (I) (2018)

100 min | Horror, Mystery

4.8
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During the night of the biggest sports final of the year, two girls working in a gas station experience strange incidents. Is it just staged pranks or is it something of a more aggressive intent?

Director: Søren Juul Petersen | Stars: Anne Bergfeld, Karin Michelsen, Damon Younger, Kristoffer Fabricius

Votes: 260

22. Safari (2016)

Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary

7.1
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Ulrich Seidls follow wealthy tourists going on safari to kill often endangered species. Some determinedly searching for trophies, others to enjoy. Even if every prey comes at a price., they... See full summary »

Director: Ulrich Seidl | Stars: Inge Ellinger, Marita Neemann, Eric Müller, Manfred Ellinger

Votes: 951

23. 10 timer til Paradis (2012)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama, Romance

7.1
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70 Metascore

Dennis, a painfully shy 38-year-old bodybuilder who lives with his mother, sets off to Thailand in search of love.

Director: Mads Matthiesen | Stars: Kim Kold, Elsebeth Steentoft, Lamaiporn Sangmanee Hougaard, David Winters

Votes: 4,243 | Gross: $0.02M

24. Last Men in Aleppo (2017)

Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary, War

7.4
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80 Metascore

Khaled, Mahmoud and Subhi volunteer with the White Helmets trying to save lives of hundreds of victims in the besieged city of Aleppo during the Syrian Civil War.

Directors: Feras Fayyad, Steen Johannessen | Stars: Khaled Umar Harah, Batul, Mahmoud, Abu Umar

Votes: 2,519 | Gross: $0.01M

25. Olmo & the Seagull (2015)

82 min | Documentary, Drama, Family

7.3
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'Olmo and the Seagull' is a poetic and existential dive into an actress's mind during the nine months of her pregnancy as she must confront her most fiery inner demons while trying to ... See full summary »

Directors: Petra Costa, Lea Glob | Stars: Olivia Corsini, Serge Nicolai, Pancho Garcia Aguirre, Shaghayegh Beheshti

Votes: 578

26. Margrete den første

Drama | Pre-production

The story of Queen Margrete at the start of the 15th century.

Director: Charlotte Sieling | Stars: Trine Dyrholm, Jakob Oftebro, Richard Sammel, Søren Malling

27. The Visit: An Alien Encounter (IV) (2015)

Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary

6.0
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This documentary-style film shows how government agencies try to cope with human mankind's first contact with alien life.

Director: Michael Madsen | Stars: Mazlan Othman, Paul Beaver, Janos Tisovszky, Michael Boyce

Votes: 685

28. Storm (I) (2009)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama

6.9
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58 Metascore

Hannah Maynard, a prosecutor of Hague's Tribunal for war crimes in former Yugoslavia, charges a Serbian commander for killing Bosnians. However, her main witness might be lying, so the court sends a team to Bosnia to investigate.

Director: Hans-Christian Schmid | Stars: Kerry Fox, Anamaria Marinca, Stephen Dillane, Rolf Lassgård

Votes: 1,265 | Gross: $0.02M

29. Democrats (2014)

100 min | Documentary

7.5
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88 Metascore

In politically unstable Zimbabwe, a new constitution is being put together by the ruling party of strongman Robert Mugabe and the divided opposition. Various political, local and personal interests are bogging the process down.

Director: Camilla Nielsson | Stars: Paul Mangwana, Robert Mugabe, Douglas Mwonzora, Morgan Tsvangirai

Votes: 334

30. The Dolphin (2017)

30 min | Short, Drama

8.5
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Anna takes her 7-years old son Robert to the beach to finish his swimming course, the DOLPHIN, but something is terribly wrong and Anna needs to face reality.

Director: Laurits Munch-Petersen | Stars: Pernille Andersen, Viktor Andersen, Thure Lindhardt, Laurits Munch-Petersen

Votes: 55

31. Something Better to Come (2014)

98 min | Documentary, Biography

7.7
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74 Metascore

Ten-year-old Yula has but one dream - to lead a normal life. For 14 years, Hanna Polak follows Yula as she grows up in the forbidden territory of Svalka, the garbage dump located 13 miles from the Kremlin in Putin's Russia.

Director: Hanna Polak | Stars: Yula, Hanna Polak

Votes: 473

32. The Woman Always Pays (1910)

38 min | Short, Drama

6.4
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At a tramcar in Copenhagen the piano teacher Magda Vang meets the young man Knud Svane, who falls in love with her. She is invited to spend the summer with him and his parents at the ... See full summary »

Director: Urban Gad | Stars: Asta Nielsen, Robert Dinesen, Poul Reumert, Hans Neergaard

Votes: 745

33. Bugs (2016)

73 min | Documentary

6.8
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70 Metascore

In an effort to determine their sustainability as a food source, two chefs travel throughout the world tasting insects.

Director: Andreas Johnsen | Stars: Josh Evans, Roberto Flore, Ben Reade

Votes: 228 | Gross: $0.00M

34. I Will Be Murdered (2013)

85 min | Documentary, News, Romance

7.2
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The fascinating story of Rodrigo Rosenberg, a Guatemalan lawyer who predicted his own death on YouTube, and the subsequent investigation that reached an unbelievable conclusion.

Director: Justin Webster | Stars: Rodrigo Rosenberg, Eduardo Rosenberg, Claudia Méndez, Otto Pérez Molina

Votes: 281

35. Blind Justice (1916)

100 min | Crime, Drama, Horror

6.8
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A criminal escapes from prison, however a betrayal leads to his second arrest.

Director: Benjamin Christensen | Stars: Benjamin Christensen, Karen Caspersen, Peter Fjelstrup, Charles Wilken

Votes: 265

36. The Newsroom: Off the Record (2014)

95 min | Documentary, News

6.9
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A year in the newsroom of Denmark's leading tabloid newspaper, struggling to survive in a changing media climate.

Director: Mikala Krogh | Stars: Poul Madsen, Nasib Farah, Søren Lyngbjørn, Per Mathiesen

Votes: 97

37. Towards the Light (1919)

55 min | Drama

6.1
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Spoiled Ysabel marries a man of respectability but he later turns out to a criminal. Consequently, her mother breaks down, and on her deathbed, Ysabel wows to become an evangelist.

Director: Holger-Madsen | Stars: Asta Nielsen, Augusta Blad, Frederik Jacobsen, Carl Schenstrøm

Votes: 88

38. Den sorte drøm (1911)

53 min | Drama

5.8
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Two men of high rank are both wooing the beautiful and famous equestrian acrobat Stella. While Stella ignores the jeweler Hirsch, she accepts Count von Waldberg's offer to follow her home, ... See full summary »

Director: Urban Gad | Stars: Asta Nielsen, Valdemar Psilander, Gunnar Helsengreen, Emil Albes

Votes: 185

39. Kun for forrykte: Eik Skaløe og Steppeulvene (1988)

Documentary, Short

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A film documenting the life and death of Eik Skaløe as a poet and singer for the danish band Steppeulvene.

Director: Ole Christian Madsen | Stars: Jens Arentzen, Preben Devantier, Tom Fastholm, Carsten Grolin

40. The Punk Voyage (2017)

100 min | Documentary, Music

7.3
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A sequel to the acclaimed documentary The Punk Syndrome (2012).

Directors: Jukka Kärkkäinen, Jani-Petteri Passi | Stars: Kari Aalto, Sami Helle, Pertti Kurikka, Niila Suoranta

Votes: 283

41. About Racism (2021)

Documentary | Filming

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Director: Pezhmann Mokary

42. A Year of Hope (2017)

84 min | Documentary

7.7
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A Year of Hope is about life on the streets of Manila. You will hear the horrible stories of Pablo, Justin, and some of the other boys. Thankfully their lives change during their year in ... See full summary »

Director: Mikala Krogh

Votes: 28

43. Balletdanserinden (1911)

45 min | Drama

5.4
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The ballet pupil Camilla Favier tells the author Jean Mayol that she had learned all lines of the main character in his new play. When the stage manager announces that the leading lady is ... See full summary »

Director: August Blom | Stars: Svend Bille, Otto Lagoni, Valdemar Møller, Asta Nielsen

Votes: 93

44. Patrimonium (2019)

74 min | Documentary

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Director: Carl Olsson

45. Facebookistan (2015 TV Movie)

59 min | Documentary

6.7
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"Like" it or not, Facebook wants you to share everything, but how much information are they willing to share with you?

Director: Jakob Gottschau | Stars: Mark Zuckerberg, Max Schrems, Peter Øvig Knudsen, Rebecca MacKinnon

Votes: 114

46. På tur med far (2017– )

Family

9.0
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The journey is more important than the destination, they say. 7-years old Iris and her dad, Laurits, travel together to different places in their beloved, old Daddy-car and make an ... See full summary »

Stars: Iris Munch-Petersen, Laurits Munch-Petersen, Ursula Munch-Petersen, Erik Hagens

Votes: 23

47. Et Dukkehjem (2013)

25 min | Short, Drama

7.6
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Nora lives a perfect life, in her perfect home, with her perfect husband Helmer. Nora knows she should feel excited about the upcoming party, where they'll have guests over. But something ... See full summary »

Director: Tobias Gundorff Boesen | Stars: Ella Louise Bertelsen, Martin Hestbæk, Marie Nyborg Jørgensen, Thomas Levin

Votes: 7

48. Dreaming of a Family (2013)

85 min | Documentary, Drama, Family

7.1
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'Dreaming of a family' is about 55-year-old Per and his attempt to reunite his family after a hard life of alcohol abuse. Years ago, Per and his alcoholic girlfriend Christina had a ... See full summary »

Director: Mira Jargil

Votes: 23

49. Vi Styrer Fordi! (2001)

36 min | Documentary, Short

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A team om 11 year old basketball players from Denmark is invited to a tournament on the Azores Islands, Portugal. The film follows the boys' trip and their games and puts focus on how their... See full summary »

Director: Mikkel Stolt

50. Sommer i Tyrol (2010)

Short, Drama

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Director: Anna Neye Poulsen | Stars: Rita Angela, Holger Perfort, Jens Jørn Spottag, Søren Sætter-Lassen


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