With Finnish Film Foundation (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. 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 community in exchange for labor, but when a search visits the town she finds out that their support has a price.

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

Votes: 135,226 | Gross: $1.53M

2. Dancer in the Dark (2000)

R | 140 min | Crime, Drama, Musical

8.0
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61 Metascore

An East European girl travels to the United States 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: 100,230 | Gross: $4.18M

3. Breaking the Waves (1996)

R | 159 min | Drama

7.8
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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: 61,255 | Gross: $4.04M

4. Borg vs. McEnroe (2017)

R | 107 min | Biography, Drama, Sport

6.9
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63 Metascore

The story of the 1980 tennis rivalry between the placid Björn Borg and the volatile John McEnroe.

Director: Janus Metz | Stars: Sverrir Gudnason, Shia LaBeouf, Stellan Skarsgård, Tuva Novotny

Votes: 26,727 | Gross: $14.11M

5. Iron Sky (2012)

R | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.9
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The Nazis set up a secret base on the dark side of the moon in 1945 where they hide out and plan to return to power in 2018.

Director: Timo Vuorensola | Stars: Julia Dietze, Christopher Kirby, Götz Otto, Udo Kier

Votes: 90,496

6. Manderlay (2005)

Not Rated | 139 min | Drama

7.3
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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: 22,109 | Gross: $0.08M

7. Call Girl (2012)

140 min | Drama, Thriller

6.5
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A young girl is recruited from the bottom rung of society into a ruthless world where power can get you anything.

Director: Mikael Marcimain | Stars: Sofia Karemyr, Simon J. Berger, Josefin Asplund, Pernilla August

Votes: 4,377

8. Purge (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: 3,479

9. The Look of Silence (2014)

PG-13 | 103 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.3
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92 Metascore

A family that survived the genocide in Indonesia confronts the men who killed one of their brothers.

Director: Joshua Oppenheimer | Stars: Adi Rukun, M.Y. Basrun, Amir Hasan, Inong

Votes: 11,502 | Gross: $0.11M

10. Le Havre (2011)

Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

7.2
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82 Metascore

When an African boy arrives by cargo ship in the port city of Le Havre, an aging shoe shiner takes pity on the child and welcomes him into his home.

Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: André Wilms, Blondin Miguel, Jean-Pierre Darroussin, Kati Outinen

Votes: 19,911 | Gross: $0.61M

11. The Man Without a Past (2002)

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

7.7
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84 Metascore

M arrives in Helsinki only to be viciously attacked by thugs and pronounced dead by medics. He revives but with no memory of his past or his identity. He rebuilds his life from scratch, but the past inevitably catches up with him.

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

Votes: 21,682 | Gross: $0.92M

12. 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: 5,149 | Gross: $0.38M

13. Murderous Trance (2018)

102 min | Thriller

5.3
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The most incredible series of hypnosis crimes in history send an investigator and a hypnotist into a world of psychological manipulation.

Director: Arto Halonen | Stars: Josh Lucas, Pilou Asbæk, Rade Serbedzija, Johannes Lassen

Votes: 467

14. 9th Company (2005)

R | 139 min | Action, Drama, History

7.1
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Young Soviet Army recruits are stuck in the bloody war in Afghanistan, that was started by politicians.

Director: Fedor Bondarchuk | Stars: Artur Smolyaninov, Aleksey Chadov, Konstantin Kryukov, Ivan Kokorin

Votes: 19,561

15. Eisenstein in Guanajuato (2015)

Unrated | 105 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.2
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60 Metascore

The venerated filmmaker Eisenstein is comparable in talent, insight and wisdom, with the likes of Shakespeare or Beethoven; there are few - if any - directors who can be elevated to such ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Greenaway | Stars: Elmer Bäck, Luis Alberti, Maya Zapata, Lisa Owen

Votes: 2,518 | Gross: $0.03M

16. Bullets (2018– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.3
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Kosonen plays the exceptionally gifted undercover cop Mari Saari.

Stars: Krista Kosonen, Sibel Kekilli, Tommi Korpela, Jani Volanen

Votes: 377

17. It Came from the Desert (2017)

Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

4.2
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A pulpy, action monster movie, inspired by Cinemaware's cult 1980s video game "It Came from the Desert". A nostalgic tribute to creature features from the 1950's, It Came From The Desert ... See full summary »

Director: Marko Mäkilaakso | Stars: Harry Lister Smith, Alex Mills, Vanessa Grasse, Mark Arnold

Votes: 1,267

18. 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: 2,015

19. Diary of a Drunk (2012)

84 min | Comedy

4.3
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Juha Berg is a hopeless drunkard living in Helsinki. He is 30 years old and not the slightest intention to change his life in any way. But the joy of living always with alcohol-soaked brain... See full summary »

Director: Lauri Maijala | Stars: Joonas Saartamo, Santtu Karvonen, Krista Kosonen, Johannes Holopainen

Votes: 1,291

20. Acasa, My Home (2020)

86 min | Documentary

7.6
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In the wilderness of the Bucharest Delta, nine children and their parents lived in perfect harmony with nature for 20 years until they are chased out and forced to adapt to life in the big city.

Director: Radu Ciorniciuc | Stars: Gica Enache, Vali Enache, Rica Enache, Mihaela Murgoci

Votes: 124

21. I Hired a Contract Killer (1990)

Not Rated | 79 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.2
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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: 5,654

22. L.A. Without a Map (1998)

Unrated | 107 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.2
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A British writer pursues a young actress to Hollywood and needs all the help he can get to win her love.

Director: Mika Kaurismäki | Stars: Tony Peers, Steve Huison, David Tennant, Margo Stanley

Votes: 2,061

23. Bad Boys (2003)

126 min | Action, Biography, Crime

6.2
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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: 4,487

24. 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: 6,777

25. Ariel (1988)

Not Rated | 72 min | Comedy, Crime, Romance

7.5
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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: 5,951

26. The Distant Barking of Dogs (2017)

91 min | Documentary, War

7.7
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THE DISTANT BARKING OF DOGS is set in Eastern Ukraine on the frontline of the war. The film follows the life of 10-year-old Ukrainian boy Oleg throughout a year, witnessing the gradual ... See full summary »

Director: Simon Lereng Wilmont | Stars: Oleg Afanasyev, Alexandra Ryabichkina, Jarik

Votes: 415

27. Jade Warrior (2006)

PG-13 | 110 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

5.9
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Thousands of years ago in ancient China, a love struck sword hero fights against his destiny. He wants another chance to be reunited with his loved one and he gets that chance, in a far ... See full summary »

Director: Antti-Jussi Annila | Stars: Tommi Eronen, Markku Peltola, Jingchu Zhang, Krista Kosonen

Votes: 3,842

28. Ladies of Steel (2020)

92 min | Drama, Comedy

6.6
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Inkeri, 75, has hit her husband, Tapio, on the head with a frying pan and is planning to bury him in their garden after being belittled by him for almost 50 years. Suddenly, Inkeri realizes... See full summary »

Director: Pamela Tola | Stars: Leena Uotila, Seela Sella, Saara Pakkasvirta, Heikki Nousiainen

Votes: 163

29. Man Divided (2017)

Not Rated | 87 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

5.5
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Denmark 2095: The ocean level's risen - thus no natural freshwater. After Fang's split into 2 persons, one travels back in time to 2017 to save a lost ecological research and maybe save the world.

Director: Max Kestner | Stars: Carsten Bjørnlund, Dragomir Mrsic, Sofia Helin, Marijana Jankovic

Votes: 664

30. Bayonet (2018)

TV-MA | 101 min | Drama

5.8
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Miguel "Bayoneta" Galíndez, a retired boxer after a shocking event in his life, living now in Finland without a purpose until a light situation puts him on the verge of an important decision.

Director: Kyzza Terrazas | Stars: Brontis Jodorowsky, Miriam Balderas, Laura Birn, Jarmo Esko

Votes: 408

31. Jerusalem (1996)

PG-13 | 168 min | Drama

6.8
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The beginning of the 20th century. Gertrud and Ingmar are in love with each other. While Ingmar is away during the winter, a religious wave spreads in the area. Also Gertrud becomes a ... See full summary »

Director: Bille August | Stars: Maria Bonnevie, Ulf Friberg, Pernilla August, Lena Endre

Votes: 1,383

32. The Third Wave (2003)

Not Rated | 115 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

6.3
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Johan Falk hasn't been working for over a year since he resigned from the police. Most of all he wants to move out to the countryside, but fate has a different thought.

Director: Anders Nilsson | Stars: Jakob Eklund, Irina Björklund, Nicholas Farrell, Ben Pullen

Votes: 3,524

33. Take Care of Your Scarf, Tatiana (1994)

Not Rated | 62 min | Comedy, Romance

7.3
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Lugubrious Finns Valto and Reino take to the road in search of coffee and vodka, without which their lives are not worth living. But their reveries are interrupted by the arrival of ... See full summary »

Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Kati Outinen, Matti Pellonpää, Kirsi Tykkyläinen, Mato Valtonen

Votes: 2,806

34. The Last Ones

117 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama | Post-production

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Director: Veiko Õunpuu | Stars: Pääru Oja, Tommi Korpela, Laura Birn, Elmer Bäck

35. Without My Daughter (2002)

93 min | Documentary

3.9
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This documentary tells Sayed Mahmoody's side of that story. It goes beyond the personal and emotional desires of a father seeking to meet his daughter, and explores the wider political and ... See full summary »

Directors: Alexis Kouros, Kari Tervo | Stars: Seyyed Bozorg Mahmoody, Alice Sharif, Malek Sharif, Samira Sharif

Votes: 157

36. Ghost Train (2013)

17 min | Short, Drama, Fantasy

6.7
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Once a year, estranged brothers Michael and Peter make a reluctant pilgrimage to the old fairground yard where their friend Sam went missing when they were boys. Both men's' lives are ... See full summary »

Director: Lee Cronin | Stars: Owen McDonnell, Steve Wall, Matthew Dillon, Sean Gormley

Votes: 223

37. That Special Summer (2007)

90 min | Drama

6.0
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The year is 1984. It's summer, and the rebellious 12-year-old girl Kid wants to stay in Gothenburg, but her mother has other plans. Kid discovers that summer vacation in Finland isn't as ... See full summary »

Director: Nanna Huolman | Stars: Mia Saarinen, Milka Ahlroth, Jim Rautiainen, Mari Rantasila

Votes: 516

38. The Boys from St. Petri (1991)

111 min | Drama, War

7.0
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A group of school-mates form a resistance group in nazi-occupied Denmark.

Director: Søren Kragh-Jacobsen | Stars: Tomas Villum Jensen, Morten Buch Jørgensen, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Christian Grønvall

Votes: 1,839

39. The Code (2001)

58 min | Documentary

7.5
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Finnish-made documentary about GNU/Linux, featuring some of the most influential people of the free software (FOSS) movement.

Director: Hannu Puttonen | Stars: Eric Allman, Alan Cox, Miguel de Icaza, Jon Hall

Votes: 399

40. Valmentaja (2018)

111 min | Biography, Drama

4.4
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Director: Tuukka Temonen | Stars: Mikko Nousiainen, Torsti Temonen, Juha Hippi, Max Markkanen

Votes: 282

41. Sunday's Children (1992)

118 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.4
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The film switches back and forth between the adventures of Pu on a summer holiday in Norrland in Sweden and and the adult Pu visiting his father who lives in an old people's home. Little Pu... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Bergman | Stars: Henrik Linnros, Thommy Berggren, Lena Endre, Jacob Leygraf

Votes: 747 | Gross: $0.15M

42. The Visit: An Alien Encounter (IV) (2015)

Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary

6.0
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This documentary-style film shows how government agencies try to cope with human mankind's first contact with alien life.

Director: Michael Madsen | Stars: Mazlan Othman, Paul Beaver, Janos Tisovszky, Michael Boyce

Votes: 688

43. Rol (2013)

132 min | Drama, History

7.0
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"The Role" is about a brilliant actor in revolutionary Russia who takes on the greatest role of his life -- the role of another man. Influenced by the ideas of symbolism and the Silver Age,... See full summary »

Director: Konstantin Lopushanskiy | Stars: Aleksandr Efremov, Anna Geller, Yuriy Itskov, Maria Järvenhelmi

Votes: 326

44. Beauty and the Bastard (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: 3,150

45. 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: 690

46. Zombie and the Ghost Train (1991)

88 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.2
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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: 937

47. Gourmet Club (2004 TV Movie)

65 min | Comedy

7.8
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"Gourmet Club" follows a doctor who belongs to a small but exclusive gourmet club, in which the five upper-class members take turns providing the main course, wagering as to who can ... See full summary »

Director: Juha Wuolijoki | Stars: Hannu-Pekka Björkman, Kari Ketonen, Michael Badalucco, Antti Litja

Votes: 486

48. The Threat (2004)

103 min | Action, Thriller

4.9
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A programmer who's working with the secret EWS computer system at a military air force base is threaten by foreign agents, along with his family. His only chance of rescue seems to be the ... See full summary »

Director: Kjell Sundvall | Stars: Shanti Roney, Maria Bonnevie, Stefan Sauk, Dejan Cukic

Votes: 1,447

49. Ihmisen osa (2018)

107 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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Pekka tells his parents and two sisters he is a successful businessman, while conning strangers for money and scraps of food. Things come to a head when the parents decide to come visit him unannounced.

Director: Juha Lehtola | Stars: Hannu-Pekka Björkman, Leena Uotila, Asko Sarkola, Ria Kataja

Votes: 408

50. Upswing (2003)

98 min | Comedy

6.7
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Katri and Janne want to make a trip, which none of their friends have made. They end up in Jakomäki.

Director: Johanna Vuoksenmaa | Stars: Petteri Summanen, Tiina Lymi, Kari-Pekka Toivonen, Juha Veijonen

Votes: 2,749


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