Most Popular Feature Films With Primary Language Finnish


1. Rendel (2017)

Not Rated | 105 min | Action, Crime, Drama

4.8
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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: Bianca Bradey, Alina Tomnikov, Sheila Shah, Jesse Haaja

Votes: 975

2. Hevi reissu (2018)

92 min | Comedy, Music

7.0
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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: Torstein Bjørklund, Antti Heikkinen, Ville Hilska, Johannes Holopainen

Votes: 681

3. Tuntematon sotilas (2017)

132 min | Drama, War

8.0
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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: 4,720

4. Puhdistus (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: 3,214

5. Euthanizer (2017)

85 min | Drama, Thriller

6.8
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71 Metascore

A man who euthanizes animals as a side job runs afoul of a white supremacist.

Director: Teemu Nikki | Stars: Matti Onnismaa, Jari Virman, Hannamaija Nikander, Heikki Nousiainen

Votes: 753

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: Tommi Korpela, Ville Virtanen, Dome Karukoski, Kati Outinen

Votes: 7,880 | 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: 3,421 | Gross: $0.38M

8. Vuosaari (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: 2,352

9. Pihalla (2017)

Not Rated | 100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.5
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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: 471

10. 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: 6,224

11. Leijonasydän (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: 3,117

12. Tulen morsian (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: 771

13. 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 metres 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: 22,809 | Gross: $0.26M

14. The Man Without a Past (2002)

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

7.7
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84 Metascore

The second part of Aki Kaurismäki's "Finland" trilogy, the film follows a man who arrives in Helsinki and gets beaten up so severely he develops amnesia. Unable to remember his name or ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 19,796 | Gross: $0.92M

15. Muumien taikatalvi (2017)

82 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

5.6
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Moomintroll decides to stay awake to explore the winter instead of having his winter slumber as usually. Winter is certainly totally different than he had imagined.

Directors: Ira Carpelan, Jakub Wronski, Bartosz Wierzbieta | Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Alicia Vikander, Bill Skarsgård, Piotr Fronczewski

Votes: 150

16. Varasto 2 (2018)

100 min | Comedy

5.6
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Sequel to the 2011 film 'Varasto' following the adventures of Rousku and Raninen as they set up their own construction company.

Director: Taru Mäkelä | Stars: Aku Hirviniemi, Vesa Vierikko, Kari-Pekka Toivonen, Hannele Lauri

Votes: 74

17. Pahat pojat (2003)

126 min | Action, Biography, Crime

6.3
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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: 4,216

18. Bodom (2016)

Not Rated | 85 min | Horror

5.2
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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: 2,338

19. 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: 1,875

20. Ikitie (2017)

103 min | Drama, History

7.2
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Based on true events an epic story of one man's struggle for survival. Jussi Ketola, returns to Finland from the great depression struck America only to face growing political unrest. One ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 1,113

21. 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: 7,511

22. Ilosia aikoja, Mielensäpahoittaja (2018)

118 min | Comedy, Drama

7.8
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Director: Tiina Lymi | Stars: Heikki Kinnunen, Satu Tuuli Karhu, Elina Knihtilä, Jani Volanen

Votes: 137

23. Tyhjiö (2018)

97 min | Comedy, Romance

8.0
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Director: Aleksi Salmenperä | Stars: Boyana Balta, Laura Birn, Hannu-Pekka Björkman, Allison Davies

Votes: 22

24. Napapiirin sankarit (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: 5,192

25. Hymyilevä mies (2016)

Unrated | 92 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.3
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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: 3,009

26. Napapiirin sankarit 2 (2015)

87 min | Comedy

6.0
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It's been three years since we last met Janne and Inari. Since then, they've had a daughter named Lumi. Janne and his friends experience a new adventure, this time on an autumn night. The ... See full summary »

Director: Teppo Airaksinen | Stars: Jussi Vatanen, Pamela Tola, Timo Lavikainen, Miia Nuutila

Votes: 1,316

27. 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: 5,867

28. Hölmö nuori sydän (2018)

102 min | Drama

7.5
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An edgy, warm, and raw drama about suburban teenagers who unexpectedly have to deal with grown up problems of pregnancy, while extreme right ideas begin to encroach on their multicultural ... See full summary »

Director: Selma Vilhunen | Stars: Pihla Viitala, Ville Haapasalo, Anton Kettunen, Rosa Honkonen

Votes: 11

29. Napapiirin sankarit 3 (2017)

103 min | Comedy

5.7
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Janne is having an emotional crisis and decides to go for a hike in the beautiful nature of Lapland - alone. As usual, things don't work out that easily. Inari wants to return to work life ... See full summary »

Director: Tiina Lymi | Stars: Jani Volanen, Pamela Tola, Tiina Lymi, Tommi Eronen

Votes: 488

30. 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: 5,080

31. Betoniyö (2013)

Unrated | 96 min | Drama

6.5
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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: 862

32. Miami (2017)

119 min | Drama

6.0
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Two sisters reunite after years of separation. Their lives intertwine as they share a dream of a bright future, only to find out that the past can't be easily undone.

Director: Zaida Bergroth | Stars: Krista Kosonen, Sonja Kuittinen, Alex Anton, Juhan Ulfsak

Votes: 241

33. Swingers (II) (2018)

Comedy | Pre-production

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Director: Pamela Tola | Stars: Mikko Nousiainen, Mimosa Willamo, Aku Hirviniemi, Matleena Kuusniemi

34. Frozen Land (2005)

130 min | Drama

7.5
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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: 5,344

35. Mielensäpahoittaja (2014)

104 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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The Grump is a man from the past. A man who knows that everything used to be so much better in the old days. Pretty much everything that's been done after 1953 has always managed to ruin ... See full summary »

Director: Dome Karukoski | Stars: Antti Litja, Petra Frey, Mari Perankoski, Iikka Forss

Votes: 2,025

36. Verta käsissämme (1958)

84 min

5.8
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Director: William Markus | Stars: Elina Pohjanpää, Jussi Jurkka, Kaarlo Halttunen, Uljas Kandolin

Votes: 52

37. Kätilö (2015)

119 min | Drama, Romance, War

6.0
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A Finnish midwife falls in love with a German-Finnish SS-officer during the Lapland War, in the middle of WWII.

Director: Antti Jokinen | Stars: Krista Kosonen, Lauri Tilkanen, Pirkka-Pekka Petelius, Tommi Korpela

Votes: 955

38. 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: 5,697 | Gross: $0.01M

39. Ei kiitos (2014)

97 min | Comedy

5.6
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Heli (Anu Sinisalo), an art teacher is still in love with her husband, Matti (Ville Virtanen) as they were on the first day of their encounter. They have a13-year-old daughter. Heli is in a... See full summary »

Director: Samuli Valkama | Stars: Anu Sinisalo, Ville Virtanen, Kai Vaine, Wanda Dubiel

Votes: 371

40. 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: 3,889

41. Levottomat (2000)

111 min | Drama, Romance

5.6
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An old dog has a hard time learning new tricks in this drama set in Turku. Ari, a paramedic, is a chronic womanizer; he makes it a point of pride to never sleep with the same woman twice, ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 3,479 | Gross: $0.02M

42. Noita palaa elämään (1952)

80 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

6.5
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Archaeological team unearths a body of a young woman, who was told to be a witch buried in the bog some 300 years ago. Soon a naked woman appears and drives the men of the village crazy. ... See full summary »

Director: Roland af Hällström | Stars: Mirja Mane, Toivo Mäkelä, Hillevi Lagerstam, Sakari Jurkka

Votes: 279

43. 95 (2017)

106 min | Comedy, Drama, History

5.5
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Final weekend of the 1995 Ice Hockey World Championship Games in Helsinki and Stockholm.

Director: Aleksi Mäkelä | Stars: Laura Birn, Lauri Tilkanen, Jens Hultén, Oscar Skagerberg

Votes: 245

44. Milka: Elokuva tabuista (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: 167

45. Paha perhe (2010)

95 min | Drama

6.3
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After a divorce a father raises his son on his own, while his ex-wife has custody over his daughter. When the mother dies, the brother end sister finally meet again.

Director: Aleksi Salmenperä | Stars: Ville Virtanen, Lauri Tilkanen, Pihla Viitala, Vera Kiiskinen

Votes: 772

46. Rölli - hirmuisia kertomuksia (1991)

82 min | Comedy, Family, Fantasy

6.6
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Trollforest is in grave danger, so Rölli the Troll must unite with a Forest Fairy to save their home.

Director: Olli Soinio | Stars: Allan Tuppurainen, Sari Mällinen, Rolf Labbart, Jussi Lampi

Votes: 311

47. Ihmiset suviyössä (1948)

66 min | Drama

6.9
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A visual poem based on a story by Nobel laureate F.E. Sillanpää. The fates of various characters become interlaced over a long and light-filled summer night in the Finnish countryside. ... See full summary »

Director: Valentin Vaala | Stars: Eila Pehkonen, Martti Katajisto, Emma Väänänen, Eero Roine

Votes: 140

48. Kääntöpiste (2018)

104 min | Drama, Thriller

5.9
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The lives of three troubled people are connected by accident when they are faced with moral questions.

Director: Simo Halinen | Stars: Laura Birn, Andreas af Enehielm, Johannes Holopainen, David Nzinga

Votes: 65

49. The Snow Queen (1986)

Unrated | 90 min | Family, Fantasy

6.8
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In this adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's longest story, the beautiful Snow Queen has captured two children and now keeps them apart. She has inserted a sliver of her own special ice ... See full summary »

Director: Päivi Hartzell | Stars: Satu Silvo, Outi Vainionkulma, Sebastian Kaatrasalo, Tuula Nyman

Votes: 322

50. Tyttö sinä olet tähti (2005)

102 min | Drama, Music, Romance

6.5
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A woman dulled with praise, Nelli is well on her way to Med-School thanks to her parents, but dreams of a career as a singer.

Director: Dome Karukoski | Stars: Pamela Tola, Samuel Vauramo, Joonas Saartamo, Eero Milonoff

Votes: 2,948



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