Feature Film, Danish (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Hunt (2012)

R | 115 min | Drama

8.3
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77 Metascore

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.

Director: Thomas Vinterberg | Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Thomas Bo Larsen, Annika Wedderkopp, Lasse Fogelstrøm

Votes: 268,263 | Gross: $0.69M

2. Queen of Hearts (2019)

127 min | Drama

7.2
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67 Metascore

A successful lawyer jeopardizes her career and threatens to tear her family apart after engaging in an affair with her teenage stepson.

Director: May el-Toukhy | Stars: Trine Dyrholm, Gustav Lindh, Magnus Krepper, Liv Esmår Dannemann

Votes: 6,161

3. The Guilty (2018)

R | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.5
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83 Metascore

A police officer assigned alarm dispatch duty enters a race against time when he answers an emergency call from a kidnapped woman.

Director: Gustav Möller | Stars: Jakob Cedergren, Jessica Dinnage, Omar Shargawi, Johan Olsen

Votes: 39,472 | Gross: $0.21M

4. Daniel (2019)

138 min | Drama

7.9
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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: 1,475

5. Exit Plan (2019)

90 min | Drama, Mystery

5.1
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46 Metascore

We follow Max, who in the midst of an existential crisis and looking to solve a cold case checks into the clandestine Hotel Aurora. A unique secretive facility that specializes in elaborate assisted suicide fantasies. His investigation uncovers a disturbing truth that forces Max to question the very nature of life, death and his own perception of reality.

Director: Jonas Alexander Arnby | Stars: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Kate Ashfield, Tuva Novotny, Robert Aramayo

Votes: 692

6. A Royal Affair (2012)

R | 137 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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73 Metascore

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.

Director: Nikolaj Arcel | Stars: Alicia Vikander, Mads Mikkelsen, Mikkel Boe Følsgaard, Trine Dyrholm

Votes: 43,190 | Gross: $1.55M

7. Another Round (2020)

115 min | Drama | Completed

Four friends, all high school teachers, test a theory that they will improve their lives by maintaining a constant level of alcohol in their blood.

Director: Thomas Vinterberg | Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Thomas Bo Larsen, Lars Ranthe, Magnus Millang

8. Journal 64 (2018)

Not Rated | 119 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.4
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A series of mysterious disappearances in 2006 are eerily connected to the same institution.

Director: Christoffer Boe | Stars: Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Fares Fares, Johanne Louise Schmidt, Søren Pilmark

Votes: 11,266

9. 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: 24,781

10. Pusher (1996)

Not Rated | 110 min | Crime, Thriller

7.4
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72 Metascore

A drug pusher grows increasingly desperate after a botched deal leaves him with a large debt to a ruthless drug lord.

Director: Nicolas Winding Refn | Stars: Kim Bodnia, Zlatko Buric, Laura Drasbæk, Slavko Labovic

Votes: 33,562 | Gross: $0.00M

11. Department Q: The Absent One (2014)

Not Rated | 119 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.1
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61 Metascore

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.

Director: Mikkel Nørgaard | Stars: Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Fares Fares, Pilou Asbæk, David Dencik

Votes: 19,052

12. Nightwatch (1994)

R | 107 min | Horror, Thriller

7.2
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A law student starts working as nightwatchman at Department of Forensic Medicine in Copenhagen. His mad friend gets him on a game of dare that escalates. As a serial-killer's victims start piling up at work, he becomes a suspect.

Director: Ole Bornedal | Stars: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Sofie Gråbøl, Kim Bodnia, Lotte Andersen

Votes: 14,839

13. Dreambuilders (2020)

81 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

6.3
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It centers on Minna, a young girl who misuses her newfound ability to create and control other people's dreams to teach her bothersome stepsister a lesson.

Directors: Kim Hagen Jensen, Tonni Zinck | Stars: Robyn Dempsey, Emma Jenkins, Luke Griffin, Tom Hale

Votes: 144

14. The Celebration (1998)

R | 105 min | Drama

8.0
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82 Metascore

At Helge's 60th birthday party, some unpleasant family truths are revealed.

Director: Thomas Vinterberg | Stars: Ulrich Thomsen, Henning Moritzen, Thomas Bo Larsen, Paprika Steen

Votes: 76,260 | Gross: $1.65M

15. Holiday (I) (2018)

93 min | Crime, Drama

5.7
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78 Metascore

A love triangle featuring the trophy girlfriend of a petty drug lord, caught up in a web of luxury and violence in a modern dark gangster tale set in the beautiful port city of Bodrum on the Turkish Riviera.

Director: Isabella Eklöf | Stars: Victoria Carmen Sonne, Lai Yde, Thijs Römer, Yuval Segal

Votes: 3,189

16. After the Wedding (2006)

R | 120 min | Drama

7.7
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78 Metascore

A manager of an orphanage in India is sent to Copenhagen, Denmark, where he discovers a life-altering family secret.

Director: Susanne Bier | Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Rolf Lassgård, Neeral Mulchandani

Votes: 31,232 | Gross: $0.41M

17. Antboy (2013)

PG | 77 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

5.2
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12-year-old Pelle is bitten by an ant and develops superpowers. Aided by comic book nerd Wilhelm, Pelle creates a secret identity as superhero Antboy. When a super villain The Flea enters the scene, Antboy must step up to the challenge.

Director: Ask Hasselbalch | Stars: Oscar Dietz, Amalie Kruse Jensen, Samuel Ting Graf, Nicolas Bro

Votes: 1,861

18. The Day We Died (2020)

106 min | Drama

5.6
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Film about the events surrounding the terrorist attacks in Copenhagen on February 14th and 15th 2015.

Director: Ole Christian Madsen | Stars: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Jakob Oftebro, Sonja Richter, Lars Brygmann

Votes: 182

19. Walk with Me (2016)

105 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.5
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Deployed on mission in Helmand, Afghanistan, 25-year old Thomas steps on a landmine and gets seriously injured. At the local rehabilitation center he meets Sofie, an ascending ballerina ... See full summary »

Director: Lisa Ohlin | Stars: Mikkel Boe Følsgaard, Cecilie Lassen, Karen-Lise Mynster, Silja Eriksen Jensen

Votes: 338

20. Department Q: A Conspiracy of Faith (2016)

Not Rated | 112 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.0
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Two intertwined cases linking the past with the present will require the aid of Department Q to catch an elusive serial killer, while time is running out.

Director: Hans Petter Moland | Stars: Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Fares Fares, Pål Sverre Hagen, Jacob Lohmann

Votes: 15,881

21. We Shall Overcome (2006)

Not Rated | 109 min | Drama, Family

7.3
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A drama about a boy who's inspired by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and challenges repressive school authority in 1969 Denmark.

Director: Niels Arden Oplev | Stars: Bent Mejding, Anders W. Berthelsen, Jens Jørn Spottag, Anne-Grethe Bjarup Riis

Votes: 2,480

22. A Fortunate Man (2018)

TV-14 | 162 min | Drama

7.2
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A gifted engineer flees his austere roots to pursue wealth and success among Copenhagen's elite, but the pride propelling him threatens to be his ruin.

Director: Bille August | Stars: Esben Smed, Katrine Greis-Rosenthal, Benjamin Kitter, Julie Christiansen

Votes: 4,127

23. The Idiots (1998)

R | 117 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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47 Metascore

The group of people gather at the house in Copenhagen suburb to break all the limitations and to bring out the "inner idiot" in themselves.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Bodil Jørgensen, Jens Albinus, Anne Louise Hassing, Troels Lyby

Votes: 29,228 | Gross: $0.01M

24. In a Better World (2010)

R | 118 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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65 Metascore

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.

Director: Susanne Bier | Stars: Mikael Persbrandt, Trine Dyrholm, Markus Rygaard, Wil Johnson

Votes: 37,929 | Gross: $1.01M

25. Wild Witch (2018)

90 min | Family, Fantasy

4.8
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"Wild Witch" is a fantasy film for the whole family based on the popular book series by Lene Kaaberbøl.

Director: Kaspar Munk | Stars: Gerda Lie Kaas, Sonja Richter, May Simón Lifschitz, Vera Mi Fernandez Bachmann

Votes: 363

26. Needle Boy (2016)

76 min | Drama

6.9
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Life has become unbearable for 23 year old Nick who is convinced that he's an evil person. Consequently, he shows up at Aarhus University with a gun in his pocket wanting to shoot his fellow students.

Director: Alexander Bak Sagmo | Stars: Nicklas Søderberg Lundstrøm, Marie Tourell Søderberg, Marie Louise Wille, Claus Flygare

Votes: 64

27. Speed Walking (2014)

108 min | Drama, History

6.6
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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.

Director: Niels Arden Oplev | Stars: Villads Bøye, Anders W. Berthelsen, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Frederik Winther Rasmussen

Votes: 1,338

28. Flickering Lights (2000)

Not Rated | 109 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.7
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47 Metascore

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.

Director: Anders Thomas Jensen | Stars: Søren Pilmark, Ulrich Thomsen, Mads Mikkelsen, Nikolaj Lie Kaas

Votes: 18,775

29. Checkered Ninja (2018)

Not Rated | 83 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.3
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A possessed Ninja doll teams up with a teenage boy to avenge the murder of a poor child factory worker.

Directors: Thorbjørn Christoffersen, Anders Matthesen | Stars: Facundo Reyes, Anders Matthesen, Emma Sehested Høeg, Alfred Bjerre Larsen

Votes: 3,635

30. Adam's Apples (2005)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.8
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51 Metascore

A neo-nazi sentenced to community service at a church clashes with the blindly devotional priest.

Director: Anders Thomas Jensen | Stars: Ulrich Thomsen, Mads Mikkelsen, Nicolas Bro, Paprika Steen

Votes: 44,375 | Gross: $0.00M

31. Men & Chicken (2015)

Not Rated | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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64 Metascore

Two outcast brothers, through getting to know their unknown family, discover a horrible truth about themselves and their relatives.

Director: Anders Thomas Jensen | Stars: David Dencik, Mads Mikkelsen, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Søren Malling

Votes: 10,059 | Gross: $0.03M

32. Babette's Feast (1987)

G | 103 min | Drama

7.8
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78 Metascore

During the late 19th century, a strict religious community in a Danish village takes in a French refugee from the Franco-Prussian War as a servant to the late pastor's daughters.

Director: Gabriel Axel | Stars: Stéphane Audran, Bodil Kjer, Birgitte Federspiel, Jarl Kulle

Votes: 17,627 | Gross: $4.40M

33. Angels in Fast Motion (2005)

Not Rated | 125 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.8
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The intense, realistic and unflinching tale of Maria, Allan and Steso, who are struggling for survival in urban life, about drugs.

Director: Ole Christian Madsen | Stars: Signe Egholm Olsen, Claus Riis Østergaard, Thure Lindhardt, Farshad Kholghi

Votes: 2,605

34. The Exception (2019)

115 min | Thriller

6.8
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Four women work together at a small NGO in Copenhagen that specialises in genocide. When two of them receive death threats, they suspect a Serbian war criminal; but then they start suspecting and turning against each other.

Director: Jesper W. Nielsen | Stars: Sidse Babett Knudsen, Danica Curcic, Magnus Krepper, Sergej Trifunovic

Votes: 192

35. Pusher II (2004)

Not Rated | 100 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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78 Metascore

Tonny is released from prison - again. This time he has his mind set on changing his broken down life, but that is easier said than done.

Director: Nicolas Winding Refn | Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Leif Sylvester, Anne Sørensen, Øyvind Hagen-Traberg

Votes: 18,120

36. The Day Will Come (2016)

119 min | Drama

7.8
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At the Orphanage Godhavn violence and humiliations plays a part of the everyday life. Based on real stories from Godhavn, where lots of boys were victims of violent and sexual abuse and medical neglect.

Director: Jesper W. Nielsen | Stars: Lars Mikkelsen, Sofie Gråbøl, Harald Kaiser Hermann, Albert Rudbeck Lindhardt

Votes: 3,400

37. Midsommer (2003)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.7
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Christian's sister commits suicide. Why? After his 4 friends graduate secondary school, they head off to a Swedish cabin for midsummer as previous years. Strange things happen. Is it his sister's spirit?

Director: Carsten Myllerup | Stars: Kristian Leth, Laura Christensen, Tuva Novotny, Jon Lange

Votes: 2,396

38. April 9th (2015)

93 min | Drama, History, War

6.6
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On April 9, 1940 Germany invaded Denmark. Based on real events - in Southern Jutland a military unit on bicycles was sent south to help hold back the Germans until reinforcement.

Director: Roni Ezra | Stars: Pilou Asbæk, Lars Mikkelsen, Elliott Crosset Hove, Simon Sears

Votes: 4,602

39. Into the Darkness (2020)

152 min | Drama, War

6.5
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Denmark, April 9th, 1940. Danish industrialist (portrayed by Jesper Christensen of James Bond fame) , cooperates and profits from the German occupation of Denmark. While his family finds themselves on opposite sides of the conflict.

Director: Anders Refn | Stars: Jesper Christensen, Bodil Jørgensen, Mads Reuther, Gustav Dyekjær Giese

Votes: 460

40. The Green Butchers (2003)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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54 Metascore

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"?

Director: Anders Thomas Jensen | Stars: Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Mads Mikkelsen, Line Kruse, Ole Thestrup

Votes: 18,961 | Gross: $0.00M

41. Retfærdighedens ryttere (2020)

Comedy | Post-production

Markus, who has to go home to his teenage daughter, Mathilde, when his wife dies in a tragic train accident. It seems like an accident until a mathematics geek, who was also a fellow passenger on the train, and his two colleagues show up.

Director: Anders Thomas Jensen | Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Roland Møller, Nicolas Bro

42. A Hijacking (2012)

R | 103 min | Drama, Thriller

7.2
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82 Metascore

The crew of a Danish cargo ship is hijacked by Somali pirates who proceed to engage in escalating negotiations with authorities in Copenhagen.

Director: Tobias Lindholm | Stars: Pilou Asbæk, Søren Malling, Dar Salim, Roland Møller

Votes: 15,528 | Gross: $0.41M

43. Klovn the Final (2020)

Not Rated | 94 min | Comedy

6.8
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Frank turns 50 and his good friend, Casper, invites him to Iceland on a boy's trip. However, the trip does not go quite as planned.

Director: Mikkel Nørgaard | Stars: Frank Hvam, Casper Christensen, Tina Bilsbo, Cassius Aasav Browning

Votes: 1,197

44. A Second Chance (2014)

TV-MA | 102 min | Drama, Thriller

6.8
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35 Metascore

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?

Director: Susanne Bier | Stars: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Ulrich Thomsen, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Roland Møller

Votes: 5,512

45. Bleeder (1999)

98 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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Two stories for the price of one: Lenny works in a video shop and tries to get aquainted with the waitress Lea. Leo beats his pregnant wife, Louise, which is a VERY bad idea, as her brother, Louis, is a violent racist.

Director: Nicolas Winding Refn | Stars: Kim Bodnia, Mads Mikkelsen, Rikke Louise Andersson, Liv Corfixen

Votes: 6,760

46. Flame & Citron (2008)

Not Rated | 130 min | Action, Drama, History

7.3
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74 Metascore

A drama centered on two fighters in the Holger Danske World War II resistance group.

Director: Ole Christian Madsen | Stars: Thure Lindhardt, Mads Mikkelsen, Stine Stengade, Peter Mygind

Votes: 17,199 | Gross: $0.15M

47. Happy Endings Sleepover (2019)

100 min | Drama

5.1
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American CIA Field Operative, Johnnie Allen, is assigned to Denmark for his first mission. An American spy highly placed in the Kremlin is to be spirited out of Russia, and it is Johnnie's ... See full summary »

Director: Davey Porter | Stars: Jeppe Fogsgaard, Jonas Kyed, Danny Bærtelsen, Anette Elise

Votes: 231

48. The Commune (2016)

Not Rated | 111 min | Drama

6.4
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60 Metascore

A story about the clash between personal desires, solidarity and tolerance in a Danish commune in the 1970s.

Director: Thomas Vinterberg | Stars: Trine Dyrholm, Fares Fares, Ulrich Thomsen, Magnus Millang

Votes: 6,272 | Gross: $0.04M

49. A Perfectly Normal Family (2020)

93 min | Drama, Family

7.1
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Emma has a perfectly normal family until one day it turns out her dad, Thomas, is transgender. As Thomas becomes Agnete, both father and daughter struggle to hold on to what they had while accepting that everything has changed.

Director: Malou Reymann | Stars: Mikkel Boe Følsgaard, Jessica Dinnage, Kaya Toft Loholt, Hadewych Minis

Votes: 276

50. In China They Eat Dogs (1999)

Not Rated | 91 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.4
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Two brothers, one cold and ruthless, the other sensitive and reluctant, and their brutal misadventures.

Director: Lasse Spang Olsen | Stars: Kim Bodnia, Dejan Cukic, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Tomas Villum Jensen

Votes: 19,512


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