nice swedish movies

by linnea123 | created - 03 Dec 2011 | updated - 03 Dec 2011 | Public

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1. Tsatsiki, Mum and the Policeman (1999)

91 min | Drama, Family

Little Tsatsiki, son of a single mother in Sweden, has never met his father, a Greek fisherman. Tsatsiki befriends a nice but straight-laced motorcycle policeman renting one of their rooms ... See full summary »

Director: Ella Lemhagen | Stars: Samuel Haus, Alexandra Rapaport, Jacob Ericksson, Jonas Karlsson

Votes: 2,496

2. Tsatsiki: Friends Forever (2001)

89 min | Family

Tsatsiki's girlfriend breaks up with him, his best friends abandons him and the vacation to Greece, where his father lives, is at risk as his mother books a tour with her rock-band.

Director: Eddie Thomas Petersen | Stars: Samuel Haus, Sara Sommerfeld, Krister Henriksson, Eric Ericson

Votes: 771

3. Sommaren med Göran (2009)

97 min | Comedy

A young man is searching for the woman of his dreams. In pursuit of love he sails out to a midsummer party in the seductive Swedish archipelago.

Director: Staffan Lindberg | Stars: Peter Magnusson, David Hellenius, Mirja Turestedt, Moa Gammel

Votes: 2,712

4. The Wedding Photographer (2009)

113 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

When the factory in Molkom shuts down, Robin leaves his beloved hometown to try his luck in Stockholm as a wedding photographer. This experience changes not merely his outlook on life but also his hairstyle.

Director: Ulf Malmros | Stars: Björn A. Ling, Kjell Bergqvist, Tuva Novotny, Johannes Brost

Votes: 3,793

5. Patrik, Age 1.5 (2008)

Unrated | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

65 Metascore

A Swedish gay couple adopt what they think is an 18-month-old orphan, only to meet their new son, a 15-year-old homophobic delinquent.

Director: Ella Lemhagen | Stars: Gustaf Skarsgård, Torkel Petersson, Tom Ljungman, Amanda Davin

Votes: 9,020 | Gross: $0.06M

6. Reine & Mimmi i fjällen! (1997)

98 min | Comedy

Mimmi has had enough of everyday life and puts an ultimatum: either they go on holiday together, or she go alone - without coming back.

Director: Magnus Skogsberg | Stars: Bertram Heribertson, Ing-Marie Carlsson, Sanna Ekman, Sanna Bråding

Votes: 735

7. Göta kanal 2 - Kanalkampen (2006)

94 min | Comedy

25 years ago two boats raced Göta Canal. It's about time to copy the race with live TV-coverage. Some really wild reality-TV.

Director: Pelle Seth | Stars: Janne Carlsson, Eva Röse, Henrik Lundström, Kim Anderzon

Votes: 2,202

8. Who Pulled the Plug? (1981)

99 min | Comedy

To get an order for 1,000 yachts from a middle-east sheik, two boat companies have to race 'Göta kanal', a canal through Sweden, east to west. There are no rules in this game and the winner gets the order.

Director: Hans Iveberg | Stars: Kim Anderzon, Janne Carlsson, Stig Ossian Ericson, Yvonne Lombard

Votes: 3,490

9. Göta kanal 3 - Kanalkungens hemlighet (2009)

92 min | Comedy

Andersson's boat yard has had financial worries but now everything seems to be set. But Andersson has not counted on the Italian mafia.

Director: Christjan Wegner | Stars: Janne Carlsson, Eva Röse, Magnus Härenstam, Svante Grundberg

Votes: 916

10. Show Me Love (1998)

Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

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: 48,605 | Gross: $0.17M

11. Kidz in da Hood (2006)

Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

Kidz in da Hood is the gripping and warm story of Amina, who came to Sweden with her grandfather three years ago. Amina has not yet received her residency permit and when her grandfather ... See full summary »

Directors: Catti Edfeldt, Ylva Gustavsson | Stars: Beylula Kidane Adgoy, Gustaf Skarsgård, Embla Hjulström, Jennifer Brown

Votes: 830

12. The Importance of Tying Your Own Shoes (2011)

101 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

Alex's high opinion of himself isn't backed up by reality as he is unemployed and having trouble with his girlfriend. When he finally gets a job with the local council/municipality of ... See full summary »

Director: Lena Koppel | Stars: Sverrir Gudnason, Vanna Rosenberg, Mats Melin, Theresia Widarsson

Votes: 1,840

13. Sällskapsresan eller Finns det svenskt kaffe på grisfesten (1980)

107 min | Comedy

Swedes travel to the Canary Islands on a package trip.

Director: Lasse Åberg | Stars: Lasse Åberg, Lottie Ejebrant, Jon Skolmen, Kim Anderzon

Votes: 6,874

14. Repmånad eller Hur man gör pojkar av män (1979)

85 min | Comedy

It's time for Jonsson to return to his old regiment to rehearse what he learned during conscription a few years ago. He meets his old friends, platoon leader Larsson and the music loving ... See full summary »

Director: Lasse Åberg | Stars: Janne Carlsson, Lasse Åberg, Ted Åström, Lasse Haldenberg

Votes: 3,225

15. Kullamannen (1967–1968)

29 min | Family

Dr. Miller, Uncle Louis, Mrs. Werner and writer Harry - four classic characters. Who is evil and who is good - it is not entirely clear. But it requires the youngsters Kaj, Peter, Marianne ... See full summary »

Stars: Olle Myrberg, Håkan Waldebrandt, Maria Lindberg, Staffan Hallerstam

Votes: 195

16. Kråkguldet (1969)

30 min | Adventure

Granhyttan in Sweden used to have rich mines. One day a suspicious couple, Signe and Orvar, arrives in the small town and retires in a purged hut. Nobody knows what they up to; but strange ... See full summary »

Stars: Staffan Hallerstam, Maria Lindberg, Stefan Feierbach, Gun Arvidsson

Votes: 172

17. Heartbreak Hotel (2006)

110 min | Comedy

Elisabeth and Grudren are two Swedish divorcées, both over 40, who meet when Elisabeth parks her car on a loading zone and is ticketed by Gudrun. Depspite this shaky start, a friendship ... See full summary »

Director: Colin Nutley | Stars: Helena Bergström, Maria Lundqvist, Claes Månsson, Johan Rabaeus

Votes: 1,350

18. Änglagård - Tredje gången gillt (2010)

117 min | Comedy, Drama

Yxared, where our friends Axel, Henning and all others live their life once more get to see Fanny, Zack and their daughter Alice. Alice wanted to come. Where are their roots? And who is really Fanny's father? And who is Alice's father?

Director: Colin Nutley | Stars: Helena Bergström, Rikard Wolff, Sven Wollter, Reine Brynolfsson

Votes: 941

19. Sunes sommar (1993)

83 min | Comedy, Family

It's summer and Sune Anderssons family is planning a holiday in Greece. Sunes father, Rudolf is sulking because then he won't be able to go on his beloved fishing trip. But after seeing how... See full summary »

Director: Stephan Apelgren | Stars: Peter Haber, Carina Lidbom, Andreas Hoffer, Gabriel Odenhammar

Votes: 3,801

20. Sunes jul (1991)

25 min | Family, Comedy

Sune, an 11 year old boy struggles with girl troubles and school while he and his goofy family prepares for Christmas with failed attempts at all of the usual December traditions.

Stars: Andreas Hoffer, Anders Jacobsson, Sören Olsson, Carina Lidbom

Votes: 1,657

21. The Children of Noisy Village (1986)

87 min | Family

The story of the children who live in Bullerbyn, Sweden, through the spring and summer months.

Director: Lasse Hallström | Stars: Linda Bergström, Crispin Dickson Wendenius, Henrik Larsson, Ellen Demérus

Votes: 1,859

22. G (1983)

109 min | Drama, Music, Musical

Three friends, Robban, Alexander and Kim has just left the compulsory school, and now they consider themselves grown-up and mature, being 16 years old. During the summer holiday they also ... See full summary »

Director: Staffan Hildebrand | Stars: Joakim Schröder, Sebastian Håkansson, Niclas Wahlgren, Ulrika Örn

Votes: 1,202

23. Yrrol - En kolossalt genomtänkt film (1994)

88 min | Comedy

An ancient Greek philosopher's comical vision of how life in present day Sweden will play out.

Director: Peter Dalle | Stars: Suzanne Reuter, Ulla Skoog, Peter Dalle, Claes Månsson

Votes: 3,563

24. My Life as a Dog (1985)

Unrated | 101 min | Drama, Comedy

82 Metascore

A boy and his brother don't get along well. In order to let their ill mother rest, they're separated and sent each one with their relatives.

Director: Lasse Hallström | Stars: Anton Glanzelius, Tomas von Brömssen, Anki Lidén, Melinda Kinnaman

Votes: 17,636 | Gross: $8.35M

25. Lilla Jönssonligan på kollo (2004)

87 min | Family, Comedy

After one mischief too many, the three rasquels are sent to a summer camp on an island (run by their arch enemy Wall-Enberg). Trouble maker Sickan soon hatches a plan to get their hands on a boat loaded with sweets heading their way.

Director: Christjan Wegner | Stars: Conrad Cronheim, Buster Söderström, Anton Pettersson, Maja Dosthe

Votes: 644

26. Drömkåken (1993)

101 min | Comedy

Göran, Tina and their two children buy a house in a suburb. It is in need of some repairs but Göran believes himself capable of repairing it himself with the help of a few cheap craftsmen. ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Dalle | Stars: Björn Skifs, Suzanne Reuter, Zara Zetterqvist, Mikael Haack

Votes: 3,011

27. Kopps (2003)

90 min | Action, Comedy

When a small town police station is threatened with shutting down because of too little crime, the police realise that something has to be done...

Director: Josef Fares | Stars: Fares Fares, Torkel Petersson, Göran Ragnerstam, Sissela Kyle

Votes: 18,521

28. Mind the Gap (2007)

103 min | Comedy, Drama

Two girls of different background, one a immigrant from Turkey and the other a girl that needs to get out of her fathers shadow both apply to the police academy were they become close friends.

Director: Helena Bergström | Stars: Rakel Wärmländer, Nina Zanjani, Korhan Abay, Zinat Pirzadeh

Votes: 1,810

29. Vi hade i alla fall tur med vädret igen! (2008)

95 min | Comedy

Almost 30 years has past, and Gösta and Gun are now pensioners, going to their son's wedding in their house wagon. it turns out to be a rough ride involving a lot of obstacles.

Director: Kjell-Åke Andersson | Stars: Rolf Skoglund, Claire Wikholm, Mikaela Knapp, Gustav Berg

Votes: 846

30. Balls (2010)

97 min | Comedy

A heartwarming tale about a beloved father who is trying to cope with cultural clashes, loss and the search for love in average Swedish society.

Director: Josef Fares | Stars: Jan Fares, Torkel Petersson, Hamadi Khemiri, Nina Zanjani

Votes: 2,897

31. Kommissarie Späck (2010)

82 min | Comedy, Crime

A dead body is found and police detective Mårten Späck draws the conclusion that a serial suicide killer is at large. Späck with his colleagues Grünvald Karlsson and Irene Snusk suspect a ... See full summary »

Director: Fredde Granberg | Stars: Leif Andrée, Johan Hedenberg, Cecilia Frode, Kjell Bergqvist

Votes: 1,575

32. Simple Simon (I) (2010)

85 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A younger brother with Aspergers syndrome helps his older brother find a girlfriend.

Director: Andreas Öhman | Stars: Bill Skarsgård, Martin Wallström, Cecilia Forss, Sofie Hamilton

Votes: 8,146



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