With Det Danske Filminstitut (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. The Guilty (2018)

R | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.6
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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: 14,944 | Gross: $0.21M

2. Border (2018)

R | 110 min | Drama, Fantasy, Romance

7.3
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75 Metascore

A customs officer who can smell fear develops an unusual attraction to a strange traveler while aiding a police investigation which will call into question her entire existence.

Director: Ali Abbasi | Stars: Eva Melander, Eero Milonoff, Jörgen Thorsson, Ann Petrén

Votes: 3,213 | Gross: $0.77M

3. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)

R | 152 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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76 Metascore

A journalist is aided by a young female hacker in his search for the killer of a woman who has been dead for forty years.

Director: Niels Arden Oplev | Stars: Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace, Ewa Fröling, Lena Endre

Votes: 194,995 | Gross: $10.10M

4. Jagten (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: 233,642 | Gross: $0.69M

5. Antichrist (2009)

Not Rated | 108 min | Drama, Horror

6.6
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49 Metascore

A grieving couple retreat to their cabin in the woods, hoping to repair their broken hearts and troubled marriage, but nature takes its course and things go from bad to worse.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Willem Dafoe, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Storm Acheche Sahlstrøm

Votes: 104,176 | Gross: $0.40M

6. The Square (2017)

R | 151 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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73 Metascore

A prestigious Stockholm museum's chief art curator finds himself in times of both professional and personal crisis as he attempts to set up a controversial new exhibit.

Director: Ruben Östlund | Stars: Claes Bang, Elisabeth Moss, Dominic West, Terry Notary

Votes: 41,367 | Gross: $1.50M

7. Melancholia (2011)

R | 135 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.1
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80 Metascore

Two sisters find their already strained relationship challenged as a mysterious new planet threatens to collide with Earth.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Kirsten Dunst, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Kiefer Sutherland, Alexander Skarsgård

Votes: 150,284 | Gross: $3.03M

8. Dogville (2003)

R | 178 min | Crime, Drama

8.0
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60 Metascore

A woman on the run from the mob is reluctantly accepted in a small Colorado town. In exchange, she agrees to work for them. As a search visits the town, she finds out that their support has a price. Yet her dangerous secret is never far away.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Nicole Kidman, Paul Bettany, Lauren Bacall, Harriet Andersson

Votes: 123,732 | Gross: $1.53M

9. Journal 64 (2018)

Not Rated | 119 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.8
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A series of mysterious disappearances in 1987 are all eerily connected to the same person.

Director: Christoffer Boe | Stars: Fares Fares, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Nicolas Bro, Anders Hove

Votes: 1,129

10. Lust och fägring stor (1995)

Unrated | 130 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.0
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Malmö, Sweden during the Second World War. Stig is a 15 year old pupil on the verge of adulthood. Viola is 37 years old and his teacher. He is attracted by her beauty and maturity. She is ... See full summary »

Director: Bo Widerberg | Stars: Johan Widerberg, Marika Lagercrantz, Tomas von Brömssen, Karin Huldt

Votes: 4,926

11. Valhalla Rising (2009)

Not Rated | 93 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

6.1
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61 Metascore

Forced for some time to be a fighting slave, a pagan warrior escapes his captors with a boy and joins a group of Crusaders on their quest to the Holy Land.

Director: Nicolas Winding Refn | Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Maarten Stevenson, Alexander Morton, Stewart Porter

Votes: 50,825 | Gross: $0.02M

12. Dancer in the Dark (2000)

R | 140 min | Crime, Drama, Musical

8.0
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61 Metascore

An east European girl goes to America with her young son, expecting it to be like a Hollywood film.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Björk, Catherine Deneuve, David Morse, Peter Stormare

Votes: 91,757 | Gross: $4.18M

13. Kraftidioten (2014)

R | 116 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.2
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74 Metascore

The honorable citizen Nils ploughs snow in the wild winter mountains of Norway, when his son is mistakenly murdered, Nils takes action, which ignites a war between the vegan gangster "the Count" and the Serbian mafia boss Papa.

Director: Hans Petter Moland | Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Bruno Ganz, Pål Sverre Hagen, Jakob Oftebro

Votes: 18,621 | Gross: $0.05M

14. Breaking the Waves (1996)

R | 159 min | Drama

7.9
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76 Metascore

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

15. The Salvation (2014)

R | 92 min | Drama, Western

6.7
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64 Metascore

In 1870s America, the fury of a notorious gang leader is unleashed when a peaceful American settler avenges the death of his family. Then as his cowardly fellow townspeople betray him, he is forced to hunt down the outlaws alone.

Director: Kristian Levring | Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Eva Green, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Eric Cantona

Votes: 32,108 | Gross: $0.01M

16. Millennium (2010)

540 min | Action, Crime, Mystery

8.3
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The adventures of journalist Mikael Blomkvist and hacker Lisbeth Salander.

Stars: Noomi Rapace, Michael Nyqvist, Lena Endre, Sofia Ledarp

Votes: 5,896

17. Perfect Sense (2011)

R | 92 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi

7.1
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55 Metascore

A chef and a scientist fall in love as an epidemic begins to rob people of their sensory perceptions.

Director: David Mackenzie | Stars: Ewan McGregor, Eva Green, Lauren Tempany, Connie Nielsen

Votes: 50,280 | Gross: $0.00M

18. 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: 36,163 | Gross: $1.01M

19. A Royal Affair (2012)

R | 137 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.6
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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: 40,283 | Gross: $1.55M

20. Undir trénu (2017)

Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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76 Metascore

When Baldwin and Inga's next door neighbours complain that a tree in their backyard casts a shadow over their sundeck, what starts off as a typical spat between neighbours in the suburbs unexpectedly and violently spirals out of control.

Director: Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson | Stars: Steinþór Hróar Steinþórsson, Edda Björgvinsdóttir, Sigurður Sigurjónsson, Þorsteinn Bachmann

Votes: 1,759 | Gross: $0.07M

21. Unga Astrid (2018)

123 min | Biography, Drama

7.3
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71 Metascore

Biopic of Swedish writer Astrid Lindgren, the author of numerous children's books and creator of Pippi Longstocking.

Director: Pernille Fischer Christensen | Stars: Alba August, Trine Dyrholm, Maria Bonnevie, Magnus Krepper

Votes: 1,104 | Gross: $0.09M

22. En chance til (2014)

102 min | Drama, Thriller

6.8
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35 Metascore

How far would decent human beings be willing to go, when tragedy blurs the line between just and unjust? With "A Second Chance", Susanne Bier and Anders Thomas Jensen have crafted another ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 4,773

23. Tarok (2013)

135 min | Drama

5.4
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The story of Denmark's most famous racehorse and the family behind it.

Director: Anne-Grethe Bjarup Riis | Stars: Bjarne Henriksen, Kirsten Lehfeldt, Henrik Vestergaard, Iben Dorner

Votes: 271

24. Manderlay (2005)

Not Rated | 139 min | Drama

7.4
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46 Metascore

A story of slavery, set in the southern U.S. in the 1930s.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Bryce Dallas Howard, Isaach De Bankolé, Danny Glover, Willem Dafoe

Votes: 20,723 | Gross: $0.08M

25. The House of the Spirits (1993)

R | 140 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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A rancher, his clairvoyant wife and their family face turbulent years in South America in this adaptation of Isabel Allende's best-seller.

Director: Bille August | Stars: Jeremy Irons, Meryl Streep, Winona Ryder, Antonio Banderas

Votes: 19,123 | Gross: $6.27M

26. Lilya 4-Ever (2002)

R | 109 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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82 Metascore

Sixteen-year-old Lilja and her only friend, the young boy Volodja, live in Estonia, fantasizing about a better life. One day, Lilja falls in love with Andrej, who is going to Sweden, and invites Lilja to come along and start a new life.

Director: Lukas Moodysson | Stars: Oksana Akinshina, Artyom Bogucharskiy, Pavel Ponomaryov, Lyubov Agapova

Votes: 39,338 | Gross: $0.18M

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

Not Rated | 112 min | 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: 11,441

28. The Act of Killing (2012)

Not Rated | 117 min | Documentary, Crime

8.2
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90 Metascore

A documentary which challenges former Indonesian death-squad leaders to reenact their mass-killings in whichever cinematic genres they wish, including classic Hollywood crime scenarios and lavish musical numbers.

Directors: Joshua Oppenheimer, Anonymous, Christine Cynn | Stars: Anwar Congo, Herman Koto, Syamsul Arifin, Ibrahim Sinik

Votes: 30,310 | Gross: $0.49M

29. Open Hearts (2002)

R | 113 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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77 Metascore

A Dogme film about an engaged couple that is torn apart after the man is paralyzed in an accident, and the woman falls in love with the husband of the woman who caused the accident.

Director: Susanne Bier | Stars: Sonja Richter, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Mads Mikkelsen, Paprika Steen

Votes: 8,895 | Gross: $0.12M

30. Holiday (I) (2018)

93 min | Crime, Drama

6.3
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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, Koray Alay

Votes: 461

31. 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: 14,520

32. Kollektivet (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: Ulrich Thomsen, Fares Fares, Trine Dyrholm, Lars Ranthe

Votes: 5,325 | Gross: $0.04M

33. Hrútar (2015)

R | 93 min | Drama

7.3
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In a remote Icelandic farming valley, two brothers who haven't spoken in 40 years have to come together in order to save what's dearest to them - their sheep.

Director: Grímur Hákonarson | Stars: Sigurður Sigurjónsson, Theodór Júlíusson, Charlotte Bøving, Jón Benónýsson

Votes: 10,552 | Gross: $0.14M

34. Show Me Love (1998)

Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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73 Metascore

Two teenage girls in small-town Sweden. Elin is beautiful, popular, and bored with life. Agnes is friendless, sad, and secretly in love with Elin.

Director: Lukas Moodysson | Stars: Alexandra Dahlström, Rebecka Liljeberg, Erica Carlson, Mathias Rust

Votes: 46,697 | Gross: $0.17M

35. Så længe jeg lever (2018)

110 min | Biography, Drama, Music

6.8
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The story about one of Denmark's greatest musicians, John Mogensen, his success and failure throughout life as an artist, husband and father - from childhood, through his time in Four Jacks... See full summary »

Director: Ole Bornedal | Stars: Rasmus Bjerg, Henrik Noël Olesen, Harald Kaiser Hermann, Rikke Louise Andersson

Votes: 641

36. Krigen (2015)

R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, War

7.1
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81 Metascore

The story of a Danish commander, who is accused of civil murder in Afghanistan, while trying to save his squad.

Director: Tobias Lindholm | Stars: Pilou Asbæk, Tuva Novotny, Søren Malling, Charlotte Munck

Votes: 8,187 | Gross: $0.12M

37. The Element of Crime (1984)

Not Rated | 104 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.9
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A cop in a dystopian Europe investigates a serial killings suspect using controversial methods written by his now disgraced former mentor.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Michael Elphick, Esmond Knight, Me Me Lai, Jerold Wells

Votes: 8,341

38. Arn: Tempelriddaren (2007)

R | 139 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.6
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Arn, the son of a high-ranking Swedish nobleman is educated in a monastery and sent to the Holy Land as a knight templar to do penance for a forbidden love.

Director: Peter Flinth | Stars: Joakim Nätterqvist, Sofia Helin, Stellan Skarsgård, Michael Nyqvist

Votes: 19,802

39. The Kindness of Strangers (2019)

Drama | Post-production

The story of four people suffering through the worst crises of their lives.

Director: Lone Scherfig | Stars: Zoe Kazan, Andrea Riseborough, Jay Baruchel, Bill Nighy

40. After the Wedding (2006)

R | 120 min | Drama

7.8
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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: 28,998 | Gross: $0.41M

41. Riget (1994–1997)

TV-MA | 561 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

8.3
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Doctors at an ultramodern hospital in Denmark become convinced, by way of weird, inexplicable happenings, that the place is haunted.

Stars: Ernst-Hugo Järegård, Kirsten Rolffes, Ghita Nørby, Holger Juul Hansen

Votes: 15,914 | Gross: $0.09M

42. Mænd & høns (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: 8,769 | Gross: $0.03M

43. The Nile Hilton Incident (2017)

Unrated | 111 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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70 Metascore

A maid witnesses a murder at an upscale hotel and a policeman is assigned to the case, but it soon becomes clear that important people don't want the case solved.

Director: Tarik Saleh | Stars: Fares Fares, Mari Malek, Yasser Ali Maher, Ahmed Selim

Votes: 5,261 | Gross: $0.08M

44. 9. april (2015)

93 min | Drama, History, War

6.5
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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: 3,635

45. Europa (1991)

R | 112 min | Drama, Thriller

7.7
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Just after W.W.II, an American takes a railway job in Germany, but finds his position politically sensitive with various people trying to use him.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Barbara Sukowa, Jean-Marc Barr, Udo Kier, Ernst-Hugo Järegård

Votes: 17,999 | Gross: $1.01M

46. Ginger & Rosa (2012)

PG-13 | 90 min | Drama

6.3
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69 Metascore

A look at the lives of two teenage girls - inseparable friends Ginger and Rosa -- growing up in 1960s London as the Cuban Missile Crisis looms, and the pivotal event that comes to redefine their relationship.

Director: Sally Potter | Stars: Elle Fanning, Alice Englert, Annette Bening, Oliver Platt

Votes: 9,430 | Gross: $1.01M

47. Babette's Feast (1987)

G | 103 min | Drama

7.8
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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: 16,021 | Gross: $4.40M

48. 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: 41,144 | Gross: $0.00M

49. Nattevagten (1994)

R | 107 min | Thriller

7.3
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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: 13,795

50. Aminas breve (2017)

85 min | Drama

5.5
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During Janus stay at a psychiatric hospital, the letters from Amina was what kept him alive. Now the letters have stopped, so he sets out to find out what happened to her, whatever the cost may be.

Director: Jacob Bitsch | Stars: Esben Smed, Munir Avn, Evrim Benli, Morten Bjørn

Votes: 117


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