With Villealfa Filmproductions (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Breaking the Waves (1996)

R | 159 min | Drama

7.9
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Oilman Jan is paralyzed in an accident. His wife, who prayed for his return, feels guilty; even more, when Jan urges her to have sex with another.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Emily Watson, Stellan Skarsgård, Katrin Cartlidge, Jean-Marc Barr

Votes: 56,038 | Gross: $4.04M

2. 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: 7,690

3. Leningrad Cowboys Go America (1989)

PG-13 | 79 min | Comedy, Music

7.0
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Siberian rock band Leningrad Cowboys go to the USA in pursuit of fame.

Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Matti Pellonpää, Kari Väänänen, Sakke Järvenpää, Heikki Keskinen

Votes: 6,101

4. I Hired a Contract Killer (1990)

Not Rated | 79 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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After fifteen years' service, Henri Boulanger is made redundant from his job. Shocked, he attempts suicide, but can't go through with it, so he hires a contract killer in a seedy bar to ... See full summary »

Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Jean-Pierre Léaud, Margi Clarke, Kenneth Colley, T.R. Bowen

Votes: 5,017

5. Ariel (1988)

Not Rated | 72 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

7.6
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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: 5,224

6. Shadows in Paradise (1986)

Not Rated | 74 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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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: 4,038

7. Calamari Union (1985)

Not Rated | 81 min | Comedy

7.2
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An exodus to a better life in Eira

Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Timo Eränkö, Kari Heiskanen, Asmo Hurula, Sakke Järvenpää

Votes: 2,729

8. Crime and Punishment (1983)

Not Rated | 93 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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An adaptation of Dostoyevsky's novel, set in modern Helsinki. Slaughterhouse worker Rahikainen murders a man, and is forced to live with the consequences of his actions.

Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Markku Toikka, Aino Seppo, Esko Nikkari, Hannu Lauri

Votes: 1,820

9. Amazon (1990)

R | 96 min | Drama

5.6
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Widowed and broke Finnish businessman Kari takes his two teenage daughters with him to Brazil. A bush pilot introduces him to the idea of gold mining in the jungle, but a beautiful and ... See full summary »

Director: Mika Kaurismäki | Stars: Kari Väänänen, Robert Davi, Rae Dawn Chong, Minna Sovio

Votes: 403

10. Hamlet Goes Business (1987)

89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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A bizarre black-and-white film noir reworking of Shakespeare's 'Hamlet'. After the death of his father, young Hamlet inherits a seat on the board of a company controlled by his uncle that ... See full summary »

Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Pirkka-Pekka Petelius, Esko Salminen, Kati Outinen, Elina Salo

Votes: 1,610

11. Rocky VI (1986)

9 min | Short, Comedy, Music

5.7
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Definitely not to be confused with any of Sylvester Stallone's efforts, this is a wicked satire on 'Rocky IV', in which Rocky takes on the monolithic Russian fighter Igor - and loses. ... See full summary »

Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Silu Seppälä, Sakari Kuosmanen, Heinäsirkka, Mato Valtonen

Votes: 909

12. Leningrad Cowboys Meet Moses (1994)

Not Rated | 94 min | Adventure, Comedy, Music

5.7
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The Cowboys are lured from Mexico to Coney Island by their former manager who disappeared at the end of Leningrad Cowboys Go America. He believes he is the reincarnation of Moses, sent to lead them back to the promised land - Siberia.

Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Twist-Twist Erkinharju, Ben Granfelt, Sakke Järvenpää, Jore Marjaranta

Votes: 1,239

13. Il capitano (1991)

110 min | Crime, Drama

6.3
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The film is based on a true occurrence in Sweden in 1988. A Finish couple murdered a young boy and his parents when they prevented the theft of the son's bicycle. The film tries to describe... See full summary »

Director: Jan Troell | Stars: Maria Heiskanen, Antti Reini, Berto Marklund, Antti Vierikko

Votes: 636

14. Zombie ja Kummitusjuna (1991)

88 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.3
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Antti "Zombie" Autiomaa does two things well: play the bass guitar and drink. After several months' sleeping on the streets of Istanbul, he returns to Helsinki where he's called into the ... See full summary »

Director: Mika Kaurismäki | Stars: Silu Seppälä, Marjo Leinonen, Matti Pellonpää, Vieno Saaristo

Votes: 891

15. Arvottomat (1982)

105 min | Crime, Drama

7.5
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A criminal, his friend and his former girlfriend find their lives intertwining with each other.

Director: Mika Kaurismäki | Stars: Matti Pellonpää, Pirkko Hämäläinen, Juuso Hirvikangas, Esko Nikkari

Votes: 961

16. Saimaa-ilmiö (1981)

128 min | Documentary, Music

7.3
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A documentary of three Finnish bands on tour around lake Saimaa. Bands on boat are Hassisen Kone, Eppu Normaali and Juice Leskinen Slam.

Directors: Aki Kaurismäki, Mika Kaurismäki | Stars: Juice Leskinen Slam, Eppu Normaali, Hassisen Kone, Juice Leskinen

Votes: 443

17. Helsinki Napoli All Night Long (1987)

105 min | Comedy, Thriller

6.3
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Alex is Finlander married to an Italian who works as a taxi driver in Berlin. One night in his taxi come two men with a briefcase full of money. Unluckily for Alex, they are being chased by... See full summary »

Director: Mika Kaurismäki | Stars: Kari Väänänen, Roberta Manfredi, Jean-Pierre Castaldi, Margi Clarke

Votes: 535

18. Iron Horsemen (1994)

84 min | Action, Comedy

4.8
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While fleeing througout northern California from a 60s biker gang, Bad Trip - an outcast cyclist - has a variety of encounters.

Director: Gilles Charmant | Stars: Dominic Gould, Laura Favali, Kari Väänänen, Nicky Tesco

Votes: 113

19. Rosso (1985)

76 min | Drama, Crime

6.7
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Giancarlo Rosso, a Sicilian hit man, gets a job to kill someone in Finland. His new target is Maria. Rosso arrives in Helsinki, buys weapons, and comes in hers apartment. After seeing that ... See full summary »

Director: Mika Kaurismäki | Stars: Kari Väänänen, Martti Syrjä, Leena Harjupatana, Mirja Oksanen

Votes: 569

20. Veturimiehet heiluttaa (1992)

86 min | Drama

6.4
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Director: Kari Paljakka | Stars: Santeri Kinnunen, Samuli Edelmann, Liisa Kuoppamäki, Joona Lindberg

Votes: 424

21. Merisairas (1996)

94 min | Drama, Thriller

5.3
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The crew aboard a freight ship are stuck as sea, shunned at all ports because of the toxic waste the ship carriers.

Director: Veikko Aaltonen | Stars: Bob Peck, Katrin Cartlidge, John Castle, Peter Firth

Votes: 74

22. Leningrad Cowboys: Thru the Wire (1987 Video)

6 min | Short, Music

6.4
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Nicky escapes from prison somewhere between Alabama and Utah, sometime in the future. He looks for his girl in the bars and hotels. All he can see in his new freedom is that no one cares ... See full summary »

Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Nicky Tesco, Marja-Leena Helin, Mato Valtonen, Sakke Järvenpää

Votes: 296

23. Our Father... (1993)

88 min | Drama

6.7
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Young sailor Juhani returns to his childhood home, an abandoned farm in the Finnish countryside. He takes his old senile father out of the local nursing home and brings him back to see the ... See full summary »

Director: Veikko Aaltonen | Stars: Hannu Kivioja, Martti Katajisto, Elina Hurme, Heikki Kujanpää

Votes: 117

24. Paperitähti (1989)

91 min | Drama

5.7
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Anna Kelanen is an ex-model, who just has been released from prison. She thinks back on her life, when she was a rather successful model, and on the things that went wrong.

Director: Mika Kaurismäki | Stars: Pirkko Hämäläinen, Kari Väänänen, Hannu Lauri, Matti Rasila

Votes: 180

25. Vaiennut kylä (1997)

78 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.9
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After his predecessor on a long-festering wilderness village murder case resigns for "reasons of health", a young police detective decides it's time for more forceful methods. But there's ... See full summary »

Director: Kari Väänänen | Stars: Taisto Reimaluoto, Sari Havas, Taneli Mäkelä, Vesa Vierikko

Votes: 158

26. Tuhlaajapoika (1992)

97 min | Drama, Thriller

7.1
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Esa is a small time crook who has been precisely released from prison. He starts to make money by mugging people. One day psychiatrist Lindström rings Esa's doorbell. He has a very strange ... See full summary »

Director: Veikko Aaltonen | Stars: Hannu Kivioja, Esko Salminen, Leea Klemola, Markku Peltola

Votes: 306

27. Melrose: Rich Little Bitch (1987 Video)

6 min | Short, Music

6.4
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Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Jarmo Haapanen, Repa Nurmi, Melrose

Votes: 79

28. Leningrad Cowboys: L.A. Woman (1987 Video)

5 min | Short, Music

6.3
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Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Nicky Tesco, Silu Seppälä, Mato Valtonen, Sakke Järvenpää

Votes: 51

29. Klaani: Tarina Sammakoitten suvusta (1984)

120 min | Crime, Drama, Romance

6.7
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Director: Mika Kaurismäki | Stars: Markku Halme, Minna Soisalo, Sakari Rouvinen, Juhani Niemelä

Votes: 394

30. Tilinteko (1987)

70 min | Crime, Drama

6.1
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Two men, Nieminen and Varjola, commit a mail van robbery. Varjola betrays his friend: shoots him and takes the loot. Nieminen is arrested, but he refuses to reveal his accomplice's name. On... See full summary »

Director: Veikko Aaltonen | Stars: Juhani Niemelä, Esko Nikkari, Kaija Pakarinen, Seppo Mäki

Votes: 111

31. Aapo (1994)

55 min | Drama

6.3
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Finland 1917. Aapo is a single peasantry who tries to live a good life before the Finnish civil war begins.

Director: Tero Jartti | Stars: Taisto Reimaluoto, Esko Salminen, Ulla Koivuranta, Kai Lehtinen

Votes: 94

32. Pimeys odottaa (1985)

79 min | Crime, Thriller

6.1
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Director: Pauli Pentti | Stars: Pekka Valkeejärvi, Riitta Havukainen, Arno Virtanen, Heikki Peltonen

Votes: 27

33. Macbeth (II) (1987)

70 min | Crime, Drama

5.7
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Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself.

Director: Pauli Pentti | Stars: Mato Valtonen, Pirkko Hämäläinen, Antti Litja, Pertti Sveholm

Votes: 30

34. Ripa ruostuu (1993)

80 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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Director: Christian Lindblad | Stars: Sam Huber, Mari Vainio, Merja Larivaara, Leena Uotila

Votes: 251

35. Cha Cha Cha (1989)

91 min | Comedy

6.2
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Classic lifestyle swaps to get the inheritance, via (kick) alcoholism with classic Finnish angst lifestyle take. Note: Very (very) marginal dance reference.

Director: Mika Kaurismäki | Stars: Sanna Fransman, Matti Pellonpää, Kari Väänänen, Siiri Nordin

Votes: 224

36. Jackpot 2 (1982)

35 min | Sci-Fi, Short

5.3
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Three young people, two boys and a girl, meet on a Friday evening in an urban post-disaster setting which has brought Helsinki to ruins. The boys' sole purpose of life is to play a Flip-Flop pinball machine.

Director: Mika Kaurismäki | Stars: Tiina Bergström, Asmo Hurula, Elina Kivihalme, Eero Manner

Votes: 205

37. Näkemiin, hyvästi (1986)

95 min | Drama

5.7
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Director: Anssi Mänttäri | Stars: Aino Seppo, Lasse Pöysti, Juuso Hirvikangas, Mikko Hänninen

Votes: 19

38. Morena (1986)

65 min | Drama, Music, Romance

5.5
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Redboard leaves Finland to spend time in Berlin wandering in and out of bars. He meets up with a beautiful Italian waitress, who spends one night with him but is then dismissed.

Director: Anssi Mänttäri | Stars: Anssi Mänttäri, Caroline Krüger, Claes Andersson, Dan van Husen

Votes: 24

39. Sirppi ja kitara (1988)

108 min | Documentary, Music

7.1
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Director: Marjaana Mykkänen | Stars: Akvarium, Alliance, Avia, Harry Bent

Votes: 10

40. Muusikon valinta (1995)

7.7
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Director: Heikki Ortamo | Stars: Vesa Häkli, Tiina Pirhonen

Votes: 10

41. Juhannustarinoita (1997)

49 min | Drama

7.3
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Director: Esa Illi | Stars: Päivi Akonpelto, Kai Lehtinen, Heikki Paavilainen, Sanni Vanttaja

Votes: 19

42. Naisia yliopistolla (1989)

14 min | Documentary, Short

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Director: Mikko Piela

43. Uusi Opabinia (1994)

20 min | Short, Drama

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Director: Ville Mäkelä | Stars: Venla Rönkkö, Niko Rautio, Yrjö Järvinen, Nina Jääskeläinen

44. Haastateltavana elokuvaohjaaja Veikko Aaltonen (1996)

27 min | Documentary, Short

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Directors: Erkki Astala, Veikko Nieminen | Star: Veikko Aaltonen

45. Peer Günt Tallinnassa (1989)

4 min | Documentary, Short, Music

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Director: Pauli Pentti | Star: Peer Günt

46. Sepelimurskaamon kauniin Jolantan ihmeellinen elämä (1996)

35 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

6.3
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Director: Lenka Hellstedt | Stars: Ona Kamu, Peter Franzén, Juha Veijonen, Tarja Heinula

Votes: 21

47. Pahat kielet (1993)

5 min | Short

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Director: Aleksi Mäkelä | Star: Samuli Edelmann

48. Vanha mies (1992)

5 min | Short

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Director: Mikko Mattila | Stars: Tom Lindholm, Jukka Mäntysorvari, Minna Pirilä, Reiska

49. Helsinki-katsaus (1989)

9 min | Short

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Director: Jaakko Talaskivi | Star: Ilona Staller

50. Susi tulee (1994)

6 min | Short, Drama

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Director: Antti Reini | Stars: Tero Jartti, Liisa Kuoppamäki, Jaakko Talaskivi, Puntti Valtonen


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