Feature Film, Finnish (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Unknown Soldier (2017)

132 min | Drama, War

7.8
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A film adaptation of Väinö Linna's best selling novel The Unknown Soldier (1954) and the novel's unedited manuscript version, Sotaromaani.

Director: Aku Louhimies | Stars: Eero Aho, Johannes Holopainen, Jussi Vatanen, Aku Hirviniemi

Votes: 8,469

2. Dogs Don't Wear Pants (2019)

105 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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Juha has lost his wife in a drowning accident. Years after he still feels numb and unable to connect with people. Meeting Mona, a dominatrix, changes everything.

Director: J.-P. Valkeapää | Stars: Pekka Strang, Krista Kosonen, Ilona Huhta, Jani Volanen

Votes: 1,362

3. Laugh or Die (2018)

103 min | Drama, History, War

6.7
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In a detention camp in 1918, a group of Finnish actors are sentenced to death. When an important German general arrives, the camp's vicious commandant forges out a cruel plan: the ... See full summary »

Director: Heikki Kujanpää | Stars: Martti Suosalo, Jani Volanen, Leena Pöysti, Paavo Kinnunen

Votes: 689

4. Heavy Trip (2018)

92 min | Comedy, Music

7.0
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72 Metascore

Turo (25) is trying to overcome his fears by leading the most unknown heavy metal band in Finland, Impaled Rektum, to the hottest metal festival of Norway. The journey includes heavy metal,... See full summary »

Directors: Juuso Laatio, Jukka Vidgren | Stars: Johannes Holopainen, Samuli Jaskio, Antti Heikkinen, Max Ovaska

Votes: 6,796 | Gross: $0.01M

5. Screwed (2017)

Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.3
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Screwed (orig. Pihalla) is a Finnish drama film, where seventeen year olds Miku and Elias find themselves, and each other, during a summer in the Finnish countryside. Love is not as easy as it seems.

Director: Nils-Erik Ekblom | Stars: Mikko Kauppila, Valtteri Lehtinen, Sanna Majuri, Sami Huhtala

Votes: 1,060

6. The Other Side of Hope (2017)

Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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84 Metascore

A poker-playing restaurateur and former traveling salesman befriends a group of refugees newly arrived to Finland.

Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Ville Virtanen, Tommi Korpela, Dome Karukoski, Kati Outinen

Votes: 10,295 | Gross: $0.18M

7. 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: 5,034 | Gross: $0.38M

8. Sauna (2008)

Unrated | 83 min | Horror

6.3
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As a 25-year war between Russia and Sweden concludes, two brothers who are part of an effort to outline new border accords become undone by their actions, and their mistreatment of a young woman during their journey.

Director: Antti-Jussi Annila | Stars: Ville Virtanen, Tommi Eronen, Viktor Klimenko, Rain Tolk

Votes: 6,687

9. Rendel: Dark Vengeance (2017)

Not Rated | 105 min | Action, Crime, Drama

4.6
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A Finnish superhero, a masked vigilante Rendel seeks for revenge and fights against VALA, the huge criminal organization.

Director: Jesse Haaja | Stars: Kristofer Gummerus, Rami Rusinen, Renne Korppila, Matti Onnismaa

Votes: 1,602

10. Rare Exports (2010)

R | 84 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror

6.7
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71 Metascore

In the depths of the Korvatunturi mountains, 486 meters deep, lies the closest ever guarded secret of Christmas. The time has come to dig it up. This Christmas everyone will believe in Santa Claus.

Director: Jalmari Helander | Stars: Jorma Tommila, Onni Tommila, Peeter Jakobi, Tommi Korpela

Votes: 25,355 | Gross: $0.26M

11. The Man Without a Past (2002)

PG-13 | 97 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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84 Metascore

M arrives in Helsinki only to be viciously attacked by thugs and pronounced dead by medics. He revives but with no memory of his past or his identity. He rebuilds his life from scratch, but the past inevitably catches up with him.

Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Markku Peltola, Kati Outinen, Annikki Tähti, Juhani Niemelä

Votes: 21,512 | Gross: $0.92M

12. The Winter War (1989)

199 min | Drama, History, War

7.7
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In 1939, two Finnish brothers are conscripted in the army to fight in the war between Finland and the Soviet Union.

Director: Pekka Parikka | Stars: Taneli Mäkelä, Vesa Vierikko, Timo Torikka, Heikki Paavilainen

Votes: 7,558

13. Restless (2000)

111 min | Drama, Romance

5.5
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For Ari, nothing feels like anything. He doesn't do relationships, doesn't do attachments. There's only sex. That is until he meets Tiina. Together with Tiina and her closest circle of friends, this could be their last summer of freedom.

Director: Aku Louhimies | Stars: Mikko Nousiainen, Laura Malmivaara, Petteri Summanen, Matleena Kuusniemi

Votes: 3,607 | Gross: $0.02M

14. Purge (2012)

Not Rated | 125 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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A tormented young woman is given a hiding place by an elderly lady and soon they are reminded of their mutual horrendous past.

Director: Antti Jokinen | Stars: Laura Birn, Liisi Tandefelt, Amanda Pilke, Peter Franzén

Votes: 3,456

15. Lake Bodom (2016)

Not Rated | 85 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

5.3
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Every camper's worst nightmare came true at Lake Bodom in 1960 when four teenagers were stabbed to death while sleeping in their tent.

Director: Taneli Mustonen | Stars: Nelly Hirst-Gee, Mimosa Willamo, Mikael Gabriel, Santeri Helinheimo Mäntylä

Votes: 3,037

16. The Match Factory Girl (1990)

Not Rated | 69 min | Drama, Comedy

7.6
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A woman's terribly dull life is upended by a one-night stand pregnancy, causing her to seek retribution.

Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Kati Outinen, Elina Salo, Esko Nikkari, Vesa Vierikko

Votes: 8,610

17. The Eternal Road (2017)

103 min | Drama, History

7.1
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One night of 1930, nationalist thugs violently abduct Ketola from his home in Finland. Beaten and forced to walk the Eternal Road towards a foreign Soviet Russia, his only dream is to return to his family cost it what it may.

Director: Antti-Jussi Annila | Stars: Tommi Korpela, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Hannu-Pekka Björkman, Irina Björklund

Votes: 1,879

18. A Man's Job (2007)

104 min | Drama

6.6
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Unemployed man forgets his dignity to support his family.

Director: Aleksi Salmenperä | Stars: Tommi Korpela, Maria Heiskanen, Jani Volanen, Stan Saanila

Votes: 2,006

19. Bunny the Killer Thing (2015)

88 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

4.3
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A group of Finnish and British people get stuck at a cabin when they are attacked by a creature that is a half human, half rabbit.

Director: Joonas Makkonen | Stars: Enni Ojutkangas, Jari Manninen, Orwi Manny Ameh, Veera W. Vilo

Votes: 1,278

20. 1944: The Final Defence (2007)

117 min | Drama, History, War

5.8
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The Soviet army breaks through the Finnish defences on the Karelian Isthmus in June 1944, advancing with overwhelming force. Somehow, the Finnish troops must find the strength to fight back... See full summary »

Directors: Åke Lindman, Sakari Kirjavainen | Stars: Rauno Ahonen, Mikkomarkus Ahtiainen, Frank Biermann, Jussi Brech

Votes: 1,693

21. Baby Jane (2019)

93 min | Drama, Romance

4.5
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Jonna (19) is leaving her small town just after finishing her education, going to the big city, enjoying big city life until she is attacked by a man at night. She is saved by the 30 year old woman Piki, and falls in love with her.

Director: Katja Gauriloff | Stars: Roosa Söderholm, Maria Ylipää, Nelly Kärkkäinen, Lauri Tilkanen

Votes: 161

22. Void (2018)

97 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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The story of the tumultuous relationship between a successful actress and a struggling writer.

Director: Aleksi Salmenperä | Stars: Laura Birn, Tommi Korpela, Hannu-Pekka Björkman, Matleena Kuusniemi

Votes: 513

23. Hatching

Horror | Filming

A young gymnast who desperately tries to please her obsessive mother, discovers an unusual egg. She hides it and keeps it warm, but what emerges when it happens shocks them all.

Director: Hanna Bergholm

24. Milka: A Film About Taboos (1980)

110 min | Drama

6.2
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In a small Finnish Lapland community, Milka, an innocent 14-year-old girl lives with her mother, misses her dead father and prays God to show her what love is. For haymaking, they employ a ... See full summary »

Director: Rauni Mollberg | Stars: Irma Huntus, Leena Suomu, Matti Turunen, Eikka Lehtonen

Votes: 202

25. Games People Play (2020)

117 min | Comedy

7.2
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Director: Jenni Toivoniemi | Stars: Laura Birn, Emmi Parviainen, Eero Milonoff, Samuli Niittymäki

Votes: 24

26. Bad Boys (2003)

126 min | Action, Biography, Crime

6.2
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Four well-mannered but poorly grown brothers drift into a life of crime when their schizophrenic father is sent to the mental hospital.

Director: Aleksi Mäkelä | Stars: Peter Franzén, Niko Saarela, Lauri Nurkse, Jasper Pääkkönen

Votes: 4,457

27. The Unknown Soldier (1955)

177 min | Drama, War

8.0
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The tale of a platoon of soldiers during the Continuation War. Based on Väinö Linna's book of the same name.

Director: Edvin Laine | Stars: Kosti Klemelä, Heikki Savolainen, Reino Tolvanen, Veikko Sinisalo

Votes: 6,900

28. Uuno Turhapuro armeijan leivissä (1984)

102 min | Comedy

6.7
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Uuno is called to serve the rest of his military service. His father-in-law, Director Tuura has been appointed as a defence minister but he hasn't got any interest to free Uuno from his ... See full summary »

Director: Ere Kokkonen | Stars: Vesa-Matti Loiri, Marjatta Raita, Tapio Hämäläinen, Marita Nordberg

Votes: 2,094

29. Kummeli Goldrush (1997)

96 min | Comedy

7.3
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An escaped mental patient, two losers and a gay nurse go onto a roadtrip in order to find a secret gold treasure.

Director: Matti Grönberg | Stars: Heikki Hela, Heikki Silvennoinen, Timo Kahilainen, Heikki Vihinen

Votes: 3,386

30. Heart of a Lion (2013)

104 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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Neo-Nazi falls in love with a woman who has a black son and finds himself fighting with conflicting feelings.

Director: Dome Karukoski | Stars: Peter Franzén, Laura Birn, Jasper Pääkkönen, Yusufa Sidibeh

Votes: 3,553

31. Helene (2020)

122 min | Drama

6.4
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A story of renowned Finnish painter Helene Schjerfbeck, and the love affair between her and a younger art critic Einar Reuter.

Director: Antti Jokinen | Stars: Laura Birn, Johannes Holopainen, Pirkko Saisio, Krista Kosonen

Votes: 136

32. Ariel (1988)

Not Rated | 72 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

7.5
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A Finnish man goes to the city to find a job after the mine where he worked is closed and his father commits suicide.

Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Turo Pajala, Susanna Haavisto, Matti Pellonpää, Eetu Hilkamo

Votes: 5,875

33. Drifting Clouds (1996)

Not Rated | 97 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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The recession hits a couple in Helsinki.

Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Kati Outinen, Kari Väänänen, Elina Salo, Sakari Kuosmanen

Votes: 6,702

34. FC Venus (2005)

107 min | Comedy, Romance, Sport

5.6
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FC Venus is a romantic comedy about men, women and soccer.

Director: Joona Tena | Stars: Minna Haapkylä, Petteri Summanen, Laura Malmivaara, Taneli Mäkelä

Votes: 2,063

35. The Matriarch (2007)

90 min | Comedy, Drama

5.6
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The heart of the film is the Koppelo family. Worn out after a number of travels, but united and strong, this family is proud of their history. They have their share of misfortunes but never... See full synopsis »

Director: Markku Pölönen | Stars: Peter Franzén, Sanna-Kaisa Palo, Samuel Vauramo, Jenni Banerjee

Votes: 694

36. Naked Harbour (2012)

123 min | Drama

6.5
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Naked Harbour tells the story of people who seek love and acceptance at any cost.

Director: Aku Louhimies | Stars: Alma Pöysti, Aino Louhimies, Sean Pertwee, Deogracias Masomi

Votes: 2,460

37. Shadows in Paradise (1986)

Not Rated | 74 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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An episode in the life of Nikander, a garbage man, involving the death of a coworker, a love affair and much more.

Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Matti Pellonpää, Kati Outinen, Sakari Kuosmanen, Esko Nikkari

Votes: 4,645

38. Frozen Land (2005)

130 min | Drama

7.4
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When a schoolteacher is sacked he projects his bad mood at his troubled teen son. He in turn buys a CD player from a pawnshop with counterfeit money. This causes a chain-reaction that ... See full summary »

Director: Aku Louhimies | Stars: Jasper Pääkkönen, Mikko Leppilampi, Pamela Tola, Petteri Summanen

Votes: 5,602

39. Devil's Bride (2016)

R | 110 min | Drama, History

6.0
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Anna is a 16-year old in a village where women are accused of witchcraft. It's based on the witch hunts on Åland, Finland in the 1600s.

Director: Saara Cantell | Stars: Tuulia Eloranta, Magnus Krepper, Elin Petersdottir, Claes Malmberg

Votes: 1,222

40. On lautalla pienoinen kahvila (1952)

84 min | Comedy, Musical, Romance

5.8
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Director: Thure Bahne | Stars: Tuija Halonen, Siiri Angerkoski, Kalle Viherpuu, William Markus

Votes: 64

41. The Unknown Soldier (1985)

199 min | Drama, War

7.4
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This film is the second silver screen adaption of the Finnish war book by Väinö Linna with the same name as the film. The story is based on Linna's experiences as an infantry man in the ... See full summary »

Director: Rauni Mollberg | Stars: Risto Tuorila, Pirkka-Pekka Petelius, Paavo Liski, Mika Mäkelä

Votes: 2,597

42. Aurora (I) (2019)

106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.7
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Aurora, a commitment-phobic party animal, meets Iranian Darian one night at a hot-dog stand in Lapland. Darian is running from death and Aurora is running from love. They need each other in order to finally stop running.

Director: Miia Tervo | Stars: Mimosa Willamo, Amir Escandari, Oona Airola, Hannu-Pekka Björkman

Votes: 744

43. Portraits of Women (1970)

X | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

5.5
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Finnish porn movie producer Pertsa returns from America to his home country to continue his profession with hopelessly small budgets and incompetent casts and crews. A self-ironic satire ... See full summary »

Director: Jörn Donner | Stars: Ritva Vepsä, Jörn Donner, Kirsti Wallasvaara, Aarre Elo

Votes: 211

44. Me tulemme taas (1953)

66 min | Comedy, Musical

5.9
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About four raftsmen seeking romance with a widow and her two attractive daughters.

Director: Armand Lohikoski | Stars: Tuija Halonen, Tapio Rautavaara, Siiri Angerkoski, Aku Korhonen

Votes: 92

45. Uuno Turhapuron muisti palailee pätkittäin (1983)

90 min | Comedy

5.6
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Uuno Turhapuro has lost his memory and thinks he's a woman. His friend sörsselssön has lost his memory too and Härski Hartikainen tries to help them.

Director: Ere Kokkonen | Stars: Vesa-Matti Loiri, Marjatta Raita, Tapio Hämäläinen, Elli Castrén

Votes: 835

46. The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Maki (2016)

Unrated | 92 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.2
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83 Metascore

The true story of Olli Mäki, the famous Finnish boxer who had a shot at the 1962 World Featherweight title.

Director: Juho Kuosmanen | Stars: Jarkko Lahti, Oona Airola, Eero Milonoff, Joanna Haartti

Votes: 3,859

47. Lights in the Dusk (2006)

Not Rated | 78 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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57 Metascore

In Helsinki, a lonely night watchman is caught up in a series of misadventures with a femme fatale and a crooked businessman.

Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Janne Hyytiäinen, Maria Järvenhelmi, Maria Heiskanen, Ilkka Koivula

Votes: 6,268 | Gross: $0.01M

48. Concrete Night (2013)

Unrated | 96 min | Drama

6.4
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A fourteen-year-old boy in a stifling Helsinki slum takes some unwise life lessons from his soon-to-be-incarcerated older brother.

Director: Pirjo Honkasalo | Stars: Johannes Brotherus, Jari Virman, Anneli Karppinen, Juhan Ulfsak

Votes: 1,043

49. Me and Morrison (2001)

91 min | Crime, Romance

4.8
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A young drifting woman finds love that is not what it first seems.

Director: Lenka Hellstedt | Stars: Irina Björklund, Samuli Edelmann, Roope Karisto, Eva Röse

Votes: 1,804

50. Lapland Odyssey (2010)

Not Rated | 92 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.9
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A comedy about Janne, a man from Lapland in Northern Finland, a man who has made a career out of living on welfare. Inari, his girlfriend, is tired of Janne's incapability of getting a grip... See full summary »

Director: Dome Karukoski | Stars: Pamela Tola, Jussi Vatanen, Jasper Pääkkönen, Timo Lavikainen

Votes: 5,642


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