Iceland (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Ófærð (2015– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.1
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In a remote town in Iceland, Police desperately try to solve a crime as a powerful storm descends upon the town.

Stars: Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Ilmur Kristjánsdóttir, Ingvar Sigurdsson, Elva María Birgisdóttir

Votes: 14,314

2. End of Sentence (2019)

96 min | Drama

7.3
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75 Metascore

After being widowed, Frank Fogle reluctantly embarks on a journey to honor his wife's last wish of spreading her ashes in a remote lake in her native Ireland and a promise of taking his ... See full summary »

Director: Elfar Adalsteins | Stars: John Hawkes, Logan Lerman, Sarah Bolger, Andrea Irvine

Votes: 1,313

3. The Valhalla Murders (2019– )

TV-MA | 50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.1
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Police profiler Arnar is sent back home from Oslo to his native Iceland to investigate the country's first serial killer case. He teams up with the local senior cop Kata.

Stars: Aldís Amah Hamilton, Bergur Ebbi Benediktsson, Edda Björgvinsdóttir, Gunnar Bersi Björnsson

Votes: 5,970

4. Arctic (2018)

PG-13 | 98 min | Adventure, Drama

6.8
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71 Metascore

A man stranded in the Arctic after a plane crash must decide whether to remain in the relative safety of his makeshift camp or to embark on a deadly trek through the unknown.

Director: Joe Penna | Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Maria Thelma Smáradóttir, Tintrinai Thikhasuk

Votes: 39,202 | Gross: $2.41M

5. Last and First Men (2017)

70 min | Sci-Fi

6.2
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83 Metascore

Two billion years ahead of us, a future race of humans finds itself on the verge of extinction. Almost all that is left in the world are lone and surreal monuments, beaming their message into the wilderness.

Director: Jóhann Jóhannsson | Star: Tilda Swinton

Votes: 659

6. LazyTown (2002–2014)

TV-Y | 30 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

5.8
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In this Nick Jr. television show, a pink-haired girl named Stephanie moves to LazyTown with her uncle (the mayor of LazyTown), where she tries to teach its extremely lazy residents that physical activity is beneficial.

Stars: Magnús Scheving, Stefán Karl Stefánsson, Julianna Rose Mauriello, Julie Westwood

Votes: 5,847

7. Z for Zachariah (2015)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.0
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68 Metascore

In the wake of a disaster that wipes out most of civilization, two men and a young woman find themselves in an emotionally charged love triangle as the last known survivors.

Director: Craig Zobel | Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Chris Pine, Margot Robbie

Votes: 27,396 | Gross: $0.12M

8. A White, White Day (2019)

109 min | Drama

6.9
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80 Metascore

An off duty police begins to suspect a local man for having had an affair with his recently dead wife. Gradually his obsession for finding out the truth accumulates and inevitably begins to endanger himself and his loved ones.

Director: Hlynur Palmason | Stars: Ingvar Sigurdsson, Ída Mekkín Hlynsdóttir, Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Sara Dögg Ásgeirsdóttir

Votes: 2,060

9. Case (2015– )

45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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A smart lawyer whose drinking and recklessness send him on a path of self-destruction finds new purpose investigating a teenager's apparent suicide.

Stars: Steinunn Ólína Þorsteinsdóttir, Magnús Jónsson, Birna Rún Eiríksdóttir, Elma Stefania Agustsdottir

Votes: 1,992

10. Woman at War (2018)

Not Rated | 101 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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81 Metascore

Halla becomes a determined environmental activist, but this threatens a long-held hope of hers.

Director: Benedikt Erlingsson | Stars: Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir, Jóhann Sigurðarson, Juan Camilo Román Estrada, Jörundur Ragnarsson

Votes: 7,157 | Gross: $0.85M

11. Stella Blómkvist (2017– )

TV-MA | 46 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.8
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Stella Blómkvist is a young, cute, libertine, tough, confident, intelligent, Icelandic lawyer with a flexible moral compass. A friend at the police calls her when there's a criminal in need of a lawyer.

Stars: Heida Reed, Sara Dögg Ásgeirsdóttir, Kristín Þóra Haraldsdóttir, Þorsteinn Guðmundsson

Votes: 643

12. Rams (2015)

R | 93 min | Comedy, 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: 12,273 | Gross: $0.14M

13. Þrestir (2015)

99 min | Drama

6.8
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Ari's teenage lifestyle in the big city is disrupted as he is sent by his mother to live with his uninvolved father and his grandmother in a small fishing village.

Director: Rúnar Rúnarsson | Stars: Rade Serbedzija, Ingvar Sigurdsson, Nanna Kristín Magnúsdóttir, Arndís Hrönn Egilsdóttir

Votes: 1,418

14. The County (2019)

92 min | Comedy, Drama

6.6
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A widowed farmer begins a new life on her own terms by fighting against corruption and injustice in her community.

Director: Grímur Hákonarson | Stars: Arndís Hrönn Egilsdóttir, Sveinn Ólafur Gunnarsson, Þorsteinn Bachmann, Ævar Þór Benediktsson

Votes: 428

15. Heartstone (2016)

Unrated | 129 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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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: 4,344

16. Love on Iceland (2020 TV Movie)

TV-G | 84 min | Comedy, Romance

6.3
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Seeking inspiration for work, Chloe gathers her college travel group back together for a trip to Iceland. When her ex, a member of the group, shows up uninvited, sparks fly.

Director: Clare Niederpruem | Stars: Kaitlin Doubleday, Colin Donnell, Preston Sadleir, Kate Easton

Votes: 588

17. And Breathe Normally (2018)

TV-14 | 95 min | Drama

6.9
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77 Metascore

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: 2,105

18. 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 Sigurdsson, Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir, Sveinn Ólafur Gunnarsson

Votes: 5,943

19. Two Birds (2008)

15 min | Short, Drama

7.3
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2 Birds takes place during one bright summer night and follows a group of young teenagers on a journey from innocence to adulthood. The main character is a timid boy who has a typical ... See full summary »

Director: Rúnar Rúnarsson | Stars: Atli Oskar Fjalarsson, Hera Hilmar, Sigurdur Jakob Helgason, Thorunn Jakobsdóttir

Votes: 624

20. The Juniper Tree (1990)

Not Rated | 78 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.8
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86 Metascore

Margit and her older sister, Katla, flee their homeland after their mother is killed for practicing witchcraft. Needing a place to stay, Katla casts a spell over a young farmer named Jóhann which makes him fall in love with her.

Director: Nietzchka Keene | Stars: Björk, Bryndis Petra Bragadóttir, Valdimar Örn Flygenring, Guðrún Gísladóttir

Votes: 1,013

21. The Cliff (2009– )

54 min | Drama, Mystery

6.8
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The Cliff is a dramatic mystery about a Crime Detective who is sent to a small community in Iceland to help a local policewoman investigate a suspicious accident. Together they unravel a ... See full summary »

Stars: Björn Hlynur Haraldsson, Unnur Birna Jónsdóttir, Ari Kapríus Kristjánsson, Dóra Jóhannsdóttir

Votes: 484

22. I Remember You (2017)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.1
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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, Ágústa Eva Erlendsdóttir, Sara Dögg Ásgeirsdóttir, Thor Kristjansson

Votes: 4,217

23. Life in a Fishbowl (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, Jóel Sæmundsson

Votes: 1,643

24. Under the Tree (2017)

Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

6.8
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75 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: 3,546 | Gross: $0.07M

25. The Deep (2012)

Not Rated | 95 min | Action, Drama

6.6
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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: 4,889

26. The Oath (2016)

Not Rated | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.4
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A troubled father, working as a doctor, decides to go to extreme measures for saving his daughter from a devastating influence of her boyfriend, a drug dealer.

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

Votes: 1,883

27. 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: 7,445

28. Jitters (2010)

Not Rated | 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: 1,434

29. Echo (2019)

79 min | Drama

7.1
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Everyday life in Iceland around Christmas time: 56 vignettes full of joy, sorrow and thought-provoking situations.

Director: Rúnar Rúnarsson | Stars: Sigurmar Albertsson, Bent Kingo Andersen, Sif Arnarsdóttir, Ari Arnarson

Votes: 319

30. A Little Trip to Heaven (2005)

R | 98 min | Drama, Thriller

6.0
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A husband and wife tangle with an investigator over her dead brother's million-dollar insurance policy.

Director: Baltasar Kormákur | Stars: Kharl Anton Leigh, Peter Coyote, Forest Whitaker, Juan Carlos Pardo Pardo

Votes: 4,628

31. 101 Reykjavík (2000)

Not Rated | 88 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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68 Metascore

Will the 30 y.o. Hlynur ever move out of his mother's apartment in Reykjavík? Social welfare keeps him passive but things change when his mother's Spanish friend, Lola, arrives and stays through Xmas and New Year's Eve.

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

Votes: 9,240 | Gross: $0.01M

32. Lamb

Drama, Mystery | Post-production

A childless couple, María and Ingvar discover a mysterious newborn on their farm in Iceland. The unexpected prospect of family life brings them much joy, before ultimately destroying them.

Director: Valdimar Jóhannsson | Stars: Noomi Rapace, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson, Hilmir Snær Guðnason

33. Let Me Fall (2018)

136 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

8.0
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Drawing on true stories and interviews with the families of addicts, this harrowing portrait of addiction follows Stella and Magnea through the decades as precarious teenage years morph into perilous adulthoods.

Director: Baldvin Zophoníasson | Stars: Elín Sif Halldórsdóttir, Eyrún Björk Jakobsdóttir, Lára Jóhanna Jónsdóttir, Kristín Lea

Votes: 668

34. Noi the Albino (2003)

PG-13 | 93 min | Drama

7.3
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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: 8,973 | Gross: $0.06M

35. Ploey (2018)

PG | 83 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

5.4
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A plover chick has not learned to fly when his family migrates in the fall. He must survive the arctic winter, vicious enemies and himself in order to be reunited with his beloved one next spring.

Director: Árni Ásgeirsson | Stars: Sean Astin, John Stamos, Debbie Chazen, Georgina Sutcliffe

Votes: 845 | Gross: $0.08M

36. Hraunið (2014– )

183 min | Crime

6.8
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When Reykjavik crime detective Helgi Marvin Runarsson is called in to investigate a suicide case on Snaefellsnes Peninsula, the case turns out to be far from simple. Pulled into a sinister ... See full summary »

Stars: Atli Rafn Sigurðsson, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson, Heida Reed, Joi Johannsson

Votes: 1,068

37. Jar City (2006)

Not Rated | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

6.9
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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 Sigurdsson, Ágústa Eva Erlendsdóttir, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson, Ólafía Hrönn Jónsdóttir

Votes: 5,077

38. Of Horses and Men (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 Sigurdsson, Charlotte Bøving, Johann Pall Oddson, Kristbjörg Kjeld

Votes: 2,984 | Gross: $0.01M

39. Opinberun Hannesar (2003)

84 min | Drama, Comedy

2.1
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An old Icelandic Saga which takes place in our time.

Director: Hrafn Gunnlaugsson | Stars: Viðar Víkingsson, Sigríður Helgadóttir, Helga Braga Jónsdóttir, Jóhanna Vigdís Arnardóttir

Votes: 237

40. Volcano (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: 1,290

41. Black's Game (2012)

R | 104 min | Crime, Thriller

6.7
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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: 4,013

42. Reykjavik Whale Watching Massacre (2009)

R | 90 min | Comedy, Horror

4.9
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An epic tale about a group of whale watchers, whose ship breaks down and they get picked up by a whale fisher vessel. The Fishbillies on the vessel has just gone bust, and everything goes out of control.

Director: Júlíus Kemp | Stars: Pihla Viitala, Nae, Terence Anderson, Miranda Hennessy

Votes: 1,854

43. The Last Fishing Trip (2020)

Comedy

7.6
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Six friends on their annual fishing trip realize leaving wives, work and worries at home is really hard work. What was supposed to be a cozy fishing trip, turns out to be a downward spiral to Hell. Let's go fishing.

Directors: Örn Marino Arnarson, Thorkell S. Hardarson | Stars: Þorsteinn Bachmann, Halldór Gylfason, Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Jóhann Sigurðarson

Votes: 45

44. The Good Heart (2009)

R | 99 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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40 Metascore

A cantankerous but ailing bartender takes a kindly young homeless man in under his wing.

Director: Dagur Kári | Stars: Paul Dano, Brian Cox, Bill Buell, Boði

Votes: 4,203 | Gross: $0.02M

45. Reykjavik-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 Sigurdsson, Lilja Nótt Þórarinsdóttir, Þröstur Leó Gunnarsson

Votes: 2,224

46. The Falcons (2018)

97 min | Comedy, Drama, Family

6.2
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Every year, a major football tournament for kids takes place in the Westman Islands, off the south coast of Iceland. This year, ten-year-old Jón, who is competing at the event with his team... See full summary »

Director: Bragi Thor Hinriksson | Stars: Baldur Björn Arnarsson, Viktor Benóný Benediktsson, Auðunn Blöndal, Friðrik Friðriksson

Votes: 93

47. Vultures (2018)

95 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

6.2
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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, Ingvar Sigurdsson, Anna Próchniak, Aldís Amah Hamilton

Votes: 387

48. Fangar (2017– )

TV-MA | 320 min | Drama

7.1
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Linda is sent to serve time in Iceland's only women's prison for a vicious assault that leaves her father in a coma. But no-one knows that she harbors a dark secret that could tear her family apart, a secret that could set her free.

Stars: Þorsteinn Bachmann, Arndís Hrönn Egilsdóttir, Nína Dögg Filippusdóttir, Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir

Votes: 321

49. When the Raven Flies (1984)

R | 109 min | Action, Drama

6.7
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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: 2,283

50. XL (2013)

88 min | Drama

5.7
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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: 214


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