Most Popular Feature Films With Primary Language Icelandic


1. Ég man þig (2017)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.2
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A story about a young man and woman who move into a small abandoned town in Iceland to renovate an old house. Little do they know the town has a dark history.

Director: Óskar Thór Axelsson | Stars: Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson, Elma Stefania Agustsdottir, Thor Kristjansson, Anna Gunndís Guðmundsdóttir

Votes: 1,975

2. Hjartasteinn (2016)

Unrated | 129 min | Drama

7.5
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70 Metascore

In a fishing village in Iceland, a boy develops feelings for his best friend as his best friend pursues his affections for a girl.

Director: Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson | Stars: Baldur Einarsson, Blær Hinriksson, Diljá Valsdóttir, Katla Njálsdóttir

Votes: 2,657

3. The Oath (2016)

Not Rated | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.5
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Icelandic auteur Baltasar Kormákur (Contraband, 2 Guns, Everest) directs and stars in this psychological thriller about a father who tries to pull his daughter out of her world of drugs and... See full summary »

Director: Baltasar Kormákur | Stars: Baltasar Kormákur, Hera Hilmar, Gísli Örn Garðarsson, Margrét Bjarnadóttir

Votes: 1,141

4. Undir trénu (2017)

89 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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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: 588

5. 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: 9,674 | Gross: $0.14M

6. Rift (2017)

111 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.7
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Two men in a secluded cabin are haunted by their dead relationship.

Director: Erlingur Thoroddsen | Stars: Björn Stefánsson, Sigurður Þór Óskarsson, Guðmundur Ólafsson, Aðalbjörg Árnadóttir

Votes: 474

7. Fúsi (2015)

94 min | Drama

7.5
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Fusi, a 43 year old man, still lives with his mother. His daily life is characterized by monotonous routine. The appearance of vibrant Sjöfn and young neighbour Hera will upset his old bachelor habits.

Director: Dagur Kári | Stars: Gunnar Jónsson, Ilmur Kristjánsdóttir, Sigurjón Kjartansson, Margrét Helga Jóhannsdóttir

Votes: 5,538

8. Vonarstræti (2014)

129 min | Drama

7.3
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A Reykjavik pre-school teacher struggles to raise her daughter while selling casual sex to help make ends meet.

Director: Baldvin Zophoníasson | Stars: Hera Hilmar, Thor Kristjansson, Þorsteinn Bachmann, Atli Oskar Fjalarsson

Votes: 1,358

9. Órói (2010)

93 min | Drama, Romance

6.8
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A 16-year old Icelandic boy's first kiss with another boy gives him "jitters"--feelings he can't deny. This is a well-written film that captures the confusion and excitement of being a ... See full summary »

Director: Baldvin Zophoníasson | Stars: Atli Oskar Fjalarsson, Ilva Holmes, Gísli Örn Garðarsson, Birna Rún Eiríksdóttir

Votes: 1,279

10. Grimmd (2016)

TV-14 | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

5.4
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Two girls disappear from a playground and the two best detectives in the police force try to solve the case.

Director: Anton Sigurdsson | Stars: Margrét Vilhjálmsdóttir, Sveinn Ólafur Gunnarsson, Petur Oskar Sigurdsson, Atli Rafn Sigurðsson

Votes: 126

11. Djúpið (2012)

Not Rated | 95 min | Action, Drama

6.7
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Based on actual events, a fisherman tries to survive in the freezing ocean after his boat capsizes off the south coast of Iceland.

Director: Baltasar Kormákur | Stars: Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Stefán Hallur Stefánsson, Joi Johannsson, Thora Bjorg Helga

Votes: 4,228

12. Jar City (2006)

Not Rated | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.0
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75 Metascore

A murder opens up a bleak trail of long buried secrets and small town corruption for a worn out police detective and his squad.

Director: Baltasar Kormákur | Stars: Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson, Ágústa Eva Erlendsdóttir, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson, Ólafía Hrönn Jónsdóttir

Votes: 4,578

13. Andið eðlilega (2018)

95 min | Drama

8.1
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Two women's lives will intersect while trapped in circumstances unforeseen. Between a struggling Icelandic mother and an asylum seeker from Guinea-Bissau, a delicate bond will form as both strategize to get their lives back on track.

Director: Isold Uggadottir | Stars: Kristín Þóra Haraldsdóttir, Babetida Sadjo, Patrik Nökkvi Pétursson, Bragi Arnason

Votes: 95

14. Metalhead (2013)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama

7.1
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79 Metascore

A girl is caught between the life that took her brother and her own inability to strike out on her own. In her grief, she finds solace in the dark music of Black Metal and dreams of becoming a rock star.

Director: Ragnar Bragason | Stars: Thora Bjorg Helga, Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson, Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir, Sveinn Ólafur Gunnarsson

Votes: 4,703

15. Hafið (2002)

Unrated | 109 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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52 Metascore

A rich father in a fisher village plans to take on the project of writing his life story. But first he has to take on his own family, and everybody wants something...

Director: Baltasar Kormákur | Stars: Gunnar Eyjólfsson, Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Hélène de Fougerolles, Kristbjörg Kjeld

Votes: 1,506 | Gross: $0.06M

16. Nói albinói (2003)

PG-13 | 93 min | Drama

7.4
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68 Metascore

Is he the village idiot or a genius in disguise? 17 year old Noi drifts through life on a remote fjord in the north of Iceland. In winter, the fjord is cut off from the outside world, ... See full summary »

Director: Dagur Kári | Stars: Tómas Lemarquis, Þröstur Leó Gunnarsson, Elín Hansdóttir, Anna Friðriksdóttir

Votes: 8,395 | Gross: $0.06M

17. Svartur á leik (2012)

R | 104 min | Crime, Thriller

6.8
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After being reacquainted with a childhood friend Stebbi joins the drug trade world in order to pay off his debt. Inspired by actual events.

Director: Óskar Thór Axelsson | Stars: Thor Kristjansson, Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson, Damon Younger, María Birta

Votes: 3,752

18. 101 Reykjavík (2000)

Not Rated | 88 min | Comedy, Romance

6.9
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68 Metascore

Thirty-year-old Hlynur still lives with his mother and spends his days drinking, watching porn and surfing the net while living off unemployment checks. A girl is interested in him, but he ... See full summary »

Director: Baltasar Kormákur | Stars: Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Victoria Abril, Hanna María Karlsdóttir, Þrúður Vilhjálmsdóttir

Votes: 8,746 | Gross: $0.01M

19. Víti í Vestmannaeyjum (2018)

Comedy, Drama, Family

7.7
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Director: Bragi Thor Hinriksson | Stars: Baldur Björn Arnarsson, Viktor Benóný Benediktsson, Þórður Kalman Friðriksson, Óli Gunnar Gunnarsson

Votes: 26

20. Mávahlátur (2001)

Unrated | 102 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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65 Metascore

Post-war provincial Iceland: around 1950, Freyja, who'd been a plump teen, returns from America, a widow with a 20-inch waist, seven suitcases of dresses, and a list of who ever wronged or ... See full summary »

Director: Ágúst Guðmundsson | Stars: Margrét Vilhjálmsdóttir, Ugla Egilsdóttir, Heino Ferch, Hilmir Snær Guðnason

Votes: 623

21. When the Raven Flies (1984)

109 min | Action, Drama

6.8
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An Irish man seeks vengeance against the vikings who killed his parents.

Director: Hrafn Gunnlaugsson | Stars: Jakob Þór Einarsson, Edda Björgvinsdóttir, Helgi Skúlason, Gotti Sigurdarson

Votes: 2,114

22. Sumarbörn (2017)

Drama, Family

6.7
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The siblings Eydis and Kari are only five and six years old when their parents' marriage breaks apart. As their mother struggles to find her footing following the divorce, they are sent ... See full summary »

Director: Guðrún Ragnarsdóttir | Stars: Brynhildur Guðjónsdóttir, Hera Hilmar, Joi Johannsson, Þuríður Blær Jóhannsdóttir

Votes: 18

23. Thor: Legend of the Magical Hammer (2011)

PG | 79 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

5.1
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An over confident teen with a magical weapon and a handful of imperfect gods join forces against an evil queen and her army of giants

Directors: Óskar Jónasson, Toby Genkel, Gunnar Karlsson | Stars: Justin Gregg, Paul Tylak, Nicola Coughlan, Liz Lloyd

Votes: 884

24. Reykjavík-Rotterdam (2008)

Not Rated | 88 min | Thriller

6.7
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Financial concerns tempt a security guard to return to his smuggling ways.

Director: Óskar Jónasson | Stars: Baltasar Kormákur, Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson, Lilja Nótt Þórarinsdóttir, Þröstur Leó Gunnarsson

Votes: 2,021

25. Vargur (2018)

Thriller | Post-production

Two antagonistic brothers decide to smuggle drugs into their native Iceland using a young Polish girl as their mule.

Director: Börkur Sigþórsson | Stars: Gísli Örn Garðarsson, Baltasar Breki Samper, Anna Próchniak, Marijana Jankovic

26. Hross í oss (2013)

Not Rated | 81 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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74 Metascore

A country romance about the human streak in the horse and the horse in the human. Love and death become interlaced and with immense consequences. The fortunes of the people in the country through the horses' perception.

Director: Benedikt Erlingsson | Stars: Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson, Charlotte Bøving, Johann Pall Oddson, Kristbjörg Kjeld

Votes: 2,504 | Gross: $0.01M

27. Strákarnir okkar (2005)

R | 85 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

5.1
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The star player of Icelands top football team causes a stir when he admits to being gay to his team mates and then goes on a journey to discover himself (with the help of the local press). ... See full summary »

Director: Róbert I. Douglas | Stars: Björn Hlynur Haraldsson, Helgi Björnsson, Arnmundur Ernst Björnsson, Lilja Nótt Þórarinsdóttir

Votes: 865 | Gross: $0.00M

28. Sea of Light (2018)

97 min | Drama | Completed

A consciousness, from a universe beyond our own, comes bearing a message.

Director: Ayoub Qanir | Stars: Ólafur Ragnarsson, Lárus Thorlacius, Fjölnir Ásbjörnsson, Gunnar Ágúst Stefánsson

29. Hvíti víkingurinn (1991)

131 min | Adventure, Drama

6.1
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Norway in the 10th century. Askur, son of the powerful Thorgeir marries Embla, daughter of one of the few remaining landowners in Norway, in a pagan ceremony. King Olav, a ruthless ... See full summary »

Director: Hrafn Gunnlaugsson | Stars: Gotti Sigurdarson, Maria Bonnevie, Egill Ólafsson, Tomas Norström

Votes: 334

30. A Reykjavík Porno (2016)

80 min | Drama, Thriller

5.1
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A REYKJAVIK PORNO is a Nordic-noir, Icelandic-Scottish feature. A curious student, disturbed by his encounters with online pornography, sets out on an ill-conceived search for revenge in ... See full summary »

Director: Graeme Maley | Stars: Ylfa Edelstein, Grétar Már Garðarsson, Pálmi Gestsson, Salóme R. Gunnarsdóttir

Votes: 21

32. Englar alheimsins (2000)

100 min | Biography, Drama

7.7
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Páll is an artistic and sensitive young man. Getting dumped by his girlfriend, Dagny, triggers his descent into madness. We follow him on his way to what seems like inevitable doom; at home... See full summary »

Director: Friðrik Þór Friðriksson | Stars: Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson, Baltasar Kormákur, Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Björn Jörundur Friðbjörnsson

Votes: 2,521

33. Brúðguminn (2008)

Unrated | 96 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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Jon, a middle-aged professor is going to get married tomorrow, for the second time, to one of his ex-students half his age. But it's not all roses. First, there's his cranky ... See full summary »

Director: Baltasar Kormákur | Stars: Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Margrét Vilhjálmsdóttir, Laufey Elíasdóttir, Þröstur Leó Gunnarsson

Votes: 1,196

34. Eldfjall (2011)

Not Rated | 99 min | Drama

7.2
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Hannes is an old man who has grown apart from his children. Recently retired when his wife gets ill he tries to reconcile with them and to atone for his cold demeanor in the past.

Director: Rúnar Rúnarsson | Stars: Auður Drauma Bachmann, Þorsteinn Bachmann, Kristín Davíðsdóttir, Benedikt Erlingsson

Votes: 1,121

35. Svanurinn (2017)

91 min | Drama

6.9
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A wayward nine-year-old girl is sent to the countryside to work and mature, but finds herself instead deeply entangled in a drama she can hardly grasp.

Director: Ása Helga Hjörleifsdótirr | Stars: Thor Kristjansson, Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson, Þuríður Blær Jóhannsdóttir, Gríma Valsdóttir

Votes: 99

36. Börn (2006)

93 min | Drama

7.6
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Karitas is a single mother of four who desperately tries to make ends meet. Fighting a losing battle with her ex-husband for custody over her three daughters, she's oblivious to what's ... See full summary »

Director: Ragnar Bragason | Stars: Gísli Örn Garðarsson, Nína Dögg Filippusdóttir, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Andri Snær Magnason

Votes: 594

37. Webcam (2015)

110 min | Comedy, Drama

7.5
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A college student begins working as a cam girl, with support from her best friend.

Director: Sigurður Anton | Stars: Anna Hafþórsdóttir, Telma Huld Jóhannesdóttir, Júlí Heiðar Halldórsson, Ævar Már Ágústsson

Votes: 84

38. Shadow of the Raven (1988)

124 min | Drama

6.4
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Trausti returns to Iceland just in time to be entangled in a family feud over a stranded whale-cadaver. His mother (the family head) is mortally wounded and Grim kills Erikur; the other ... See full summary »

Director: Hrafn Gunnlaugsson | Stars: Reine Brynolfsson, Tinna Gunnlaugsdóttir, Egill Ólafsson, Sune Mangs

Votes: 707

39. Kurteist fólk (2011)

50 min | Comedy, Drama

5.9
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A desperate city-slicker engineer cheats his way into a small farming community, pretending to know how to save them by refinancing their slaughterhouse not knowing that he's walking into a... See full summary »

Director: Olaf de Fleur Johannesson | Stars: Stefán Karl Stefánsson, Ágústa Eva Erlendsdóttir, Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Eggert Þorleifsson

Votes: 140

40. Dorks & Damsels (2007)

Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy, Fantasy

6.5
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When Hildur - a beautiful high society girl and a regular guest in the national celebrity press - finds out that her boyfriend Jolli is about to go into jail, she realizes she has to learn ... See full summary »

Director: Gunnar B. Gudmundsson | Stars: Ragnhildur Steinunn Jónsdóttir, Snorri Engilbertsson, Davíð Þór Jónsson, Sverrir Þór Sverrisson

Votes: 990

41. Reykjavík (I) (2016)

92 min | Comedy, Drama

6.4
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A bittersweet romantic drama about a thirty-something Reykjavik couple heading in different directions.

Director: Ásgrímur Sverrisson | Stars: Atli Rafn Sigurðsson, Nanna Kristín Magnúsdóttir, Gudmundur Thorvaldsson, Gríma Kristjánsdóttir

Votes: 60

42. Börn náttúrunnar (1991)

82 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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Old Thorgeir must leave his home far off in the Icelandic 'countryside' and move into a home for senior citizens in Reykjavik. There he meets an old friend from his childhood, Stella. ... See full summary »

Director: Friðrik Þór Friðriksson | Stars: Gísli Halldórsson, Sigríður Hagalín, Baldvin Halldórsson, Björn Karlsson

Votes: 1,214

43. XL (2013)

88 min | Drama

5.8
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Leifur Sigurdarson, an unstoppable ladies man and alcoholic parliament member, is forced in rehab by his friend and boss, the Prime Minister of Iceland. But before he gets spanked in public... See full summary »

Director: Marteinn Thorsson | Stars: Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, María Birta, Nanna Kristín Magnúsdóttir, Elma Lísa Gunnarsdóttir

Votes: 191

44. Frost (I) (2012)

79 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

3.7
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A young couple, physiologist Agla and filmmaker Gunnar wake up at a glacier camp to find the camp mysteriously abandoned and their co-workers gone. When searching for the lost team they realize they're up against an unknown deadly force.

Director: Reynir Lyngdal | Stars: Helgi Björnsson, Einar Dagbjartsson, Valur Freyr Einarsson, Elma Lísa Gunnarsdóttir

Votes: 365

45. King's Road (2010)

100 min | Comedy, Drama

5.9
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After 3 years abroad Junior returns to Iceland with his set of problems hoping that his father can sort them out but his homecoming isn't quite what he had expected.

Director: Valdís Óskarsdóttir | Stars: Björn Hlynur Haraldsson, Daniel Brühl, Gísli Örn Garðarsson, Hanna María Karlsdóttir

Votes: 266

46. Rokland (2011)

111 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.6
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The tragicomic story of lone rebel Boddi Steingrimsson who lives in a small town in Northern Iceland. Boddi hates materialistic modern society in its entirety and on his blog-page he ... See full summary »

Director: Marteinn Thorsson | Stars: Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Þorsteinn Bachmann, Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Lára Jóhanna Jónsdóttir

Votes: 365

47. Mr. Bjarnfreðarson (2009)

109 min | Comedy

7.3
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Georg tries to get his life back on track after a five year stint in jail.

Director: Ragnar Bragason | Stars: Ágústa Eva Erlendsdóttir, Hilmir Jensson, Jökull Steinarsson, Guðmundur Lúðvík Þorvaldsson

Votes: 799

48. Blossi/810551 (1997)

Drama

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Director: Júlíus Kemp | Stars: Páll Banine, Þóra Dungal, Finni Johannsson, Jón Gnarr

Votes: 161

49. Djöflaeyjan (1996)

99 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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The story of families living in barracks, left by the US Army in Reykjavik at the conclusion of World War II.

Director: Friðrik Þór Friðriksson | Stars: Baltasar Kormákur, Gísli Halldórsson, Sigurveig Jónsdóttir, Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir

Votes: 915 | Gross: $0.01M

50. Benjamin, the Dove (1995)

88 min | Drama, Family

7.1
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Benjamin dufa is movie about four friends. They love knights and dream to be knights when they grow up. The friends get in trouble with bullies and one of them (Baldur) gets in serious ... See full summary »

Director: Gísli Snær Erlingsson | Stars: Sturla Sighvatsson, Gunnar Cauthery, Sigfús Sturluson, Hjörleifur Björnsson

Votes: 234