Feature Film, Danish (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Queen of Hearts (2019)

127 min | Drama

7.8
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A woman jeopardizes both her career and her family when she seduces her teenage stepson and is forced to make an irreversible decision with fatal consequences.

Director: May el-Toukhy | Stars: Trine Dyrholm, Gustav Lindh, Magnus Krepper, Liv Esmår Dannemann

Votes: 1,143

2. The Guilty (2018)

R | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.5
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83 Metascore

A police officer assigned alarm dispatch duty enters a race against time when he answers an emergency call from a kidnapped woman.

Director: Gustav Möller | Stars: Jakob Cedergren, Jessica Dinnage, Omar Shargawi, Johan Olsen

Votes: 26,936 | Gross: $0.21M

3. The Hunt (2012)

R | 115 min | Drama

8.3
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77 Metascore

A teacher lives a lonely life, all the while struggling over his son's custody. His life slowly gets better as he finds love and receives good news from his son, but his new luck is about to be brutally shattered by an innocent little lie.

Director: Thomas Vinterberg | Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Thomas Bo Larsen, Annika Wedderkopp, Lasse Fogelstrøm

Votes: 244,423 | Gross: $0.69M

4. Midsummer (2003)

Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

5.8
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Christian's sister commits suicide. Why? After his 4 friends graduate secondary school, they head off to a Swedish cabin for midsummer as previous years. Strange things happen. Is it his sister's spirit?

Director: Carsten Myllerup | Stars: Kristian Leth, Laura Christensen, Tuva Novotny, Jon Lange

Votes: 2,256

5. The Purity of Vengeance (2018)

Not Rated | 119 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.4
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A series of mysterious disappearances in 2006 are eerily connected to the same institution.

Director: Christoffer Boe | Stars: Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Fares Fares, Johanne Louise Schmidt, Søren Pilmark

Votes: 6,166

6. Holiday (I) (2018)

93 min | Crime, Drama

5.9
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80 Metascore

A love triangle featuring the trophy girlfriend of a petty drug lord, caught up in a web of luxury and violence in a modern dark gangster tale set in the beautiful port city of Bodrum on the Turkish Riviera.

Director: Isabella Eklöf | Stars: Victoria Carmen Sonne, Lai Yde, Thijs Römer, Michiel de Jong

Votes: 1,912

7. A Royal Affair (2012)

R | 137 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.6
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73 Metascore

A young queen, who is married to an insane king, falls secretly in love with her physician - and together they start a revolution that changes a nation forever.

Director: Nikolaj Arcel | Stars: Alicia Vikander, Mads Mikkelsen, Mikkel Boe Følsgaard, Trine Dyrholm

Votes: 41,153 | Gross: $1.55M

8. The Commune (2016)

Not Rated | 111 min | Drama

6.4
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60 Metascore

A story about the clash between personal desires, solidarity and tolerance in a Danish commune in the 1970s.

Director: Thomas Vinterberg | Stars: Trine Dyrholm, Fares Fares, Ulrich Thomsen, Julie Agnete Vang

Votes: 5,668 | Gross: $0.04M

9. A Fortunate Man (2018)

TV-14 | 162 min | Drama

7.3
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In the late 19th century, Peter Sidenius is an ambitious young man from a devout Christian family in Western Denmark, who travels to the Danish capital of Copenhagen to study engineering, ... See full summary »

Director: Bille August | Stars: Esben Smed, Katrine Greis-Rosenthal, Benjamin Kitter, Julie Christiansen

Votes: 2,348

10. After the Wedding (2006)

R | 120 min | Drama

7.8
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78 Metascore

A manager of an orphanage in India is sent to Copenhagen, Denmark, where he discovers a life-altering family secret.

Director: Susanne Bier | Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Sidse Babett Knudsen, Rolf Lassgård, Neeral Mulchandani

Votes: 29,562 | Gross: $0.41M

11. Pusher (1996)

Not Rated | 110 min | Crime, Thriller

7.4
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72 Metascore

A drug pusher grows increasingly desperate after a botched deal leaves him with a large debt to a ruthless drug lord.

Director: Nicolas Winding Refn | Stars: Kim Bodnia, Zlatko Buric, Laura Drasbæk, Slavko Labovic

Votes: 31,461 | Gross: $0.00M

12. Department Q: The Keeper of Lost Causes (2013)

Not Rated | 96 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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62 Metascore

Police inspector Carl Mørck is put in charge of a department of cold cases, joined only by his assistant, Assad. They dig into a case about a disappeared woman.

Director: Mikkel Nørgaard | Stars: Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Per Scheel Krüger, Troels Lyby, Øyvind B. Fabricius Holm

Votes: 21,445

13. The Celebration (1998)

R | 105 min | Drama

8.1
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82 Metascore

At Helge's 60th birthday party, some unpleasant family truths are revealed.

Director: Thomas Vinterberg | Stars: Ulrich Thomsen, Henning Moritzen, Thomas Bo Larsen, Paprika Steen

Votes: 73,626 | Gross: $1.65M

14. Department Q: The Absent One (2014)

Not Rated | 119 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller

7.1
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61 Metascore

The murder of young twins initially implicates a group of upper class students as the killers, though the case takes a turn or two from its starting point.

Director: Mikkel Nørgaard | Stars: Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Fares Fares, Pilou Asbæk, David Dencik

Votes: 15,926

15. Checkered Ninja (2018)

Not Rated | 81 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.7
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A possessed Ninja doll teams up with a teenage boy to avenge the murder of a poor child factory worker.

Directors: Thorbjørn Christoffersen, Anders Matthesen | Stars: Anders Matthesen, Emma Sehested Høeg, Alfred Bjerre Larsen

Votes: 1,986

16. Department Q: A Conspiracy of Faith (2016)

Not Rated | 112 min | Drama, Thriller

7.0
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Two intertwined cases linking the past with the present will require the aid of Department Q to catch an elusive serial killer, while time is running out.

Director: Hans Petter Moland | Stars: Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Fares Fares, Pål Sverre Hagen, Jacob Lohmann

Votes: 12,868

17. The Idiots (1998)

R | 117 min | Comedy, Drama

6.8
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47 Metascore

The group of people gather at the house in Copenhagen suburb to break all the limitations and to bring out the "inner idiot" in themselves.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Bodil Jørgensen, Jens Albinus, Anne Louise Hassing, Troels Lyby

Votes: 27,932 | Gross: $0.01M

18. Becoming Astrid (2018)

123 min | Biography, Drama

7.2
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71 Metascore

Biopic of Swedish writer Astrid Lindgren, the author of numerous children's books and creator of Pippi Longstocking.

Director: Pernille Fischer Christensen | Stars: Alba August, Trine Dyrholm, Henrik Rafaelsen, Björn Gustafsson

Votes: 2,626 | Gross: $0.12M

19. A Second Chance (2014)

102 min | Drama, Thriller

6.8
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35 Metascore

A conscientious police officer who investigates a violent case of domestic dispute in the squalid apartment of a drug addict has to make the most contemptible decision in his life. Just how far would a parent go to get a second chance?

Director: Susanne Bier | Stars: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Roland Møller, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Ulrich Thomsen

Votes: 5,046

20. Nightwatch (1994)

R | 107 min | Thriller

7.3
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A law student starts working as nightwatchman at Department of Forensic Medicine in Copenhagen. His mad friend gets him on a game of dare that escalates. As a serial-killer's victims start piling up at work, he becomes a suspect.

Director: Ole Bornedal | Stars: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Sofie Gråbøl, Kim Bodnia, Lotte Andersen

Votes: 14,095

21. Daisy Diamond (2007)

94 min | Drama

6.0
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A tragic story about Anna who dreams of one thing only: making it as an actress. She moves from Sweden to Copenhagen to pursue her dream. But fate has something else in store for her. ... See full summary »

Director: Simon Staho | Stars: Noomi Rapace, Thure Lindhardt, Benedikte Hansen, Morten Kirkskov

Votes: 1,081

22. Sverige er fantastisk (2015)

87 min | Comedy

3.1
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After injuring their boss, the two strippers, Netty and Mona escape from Denmark to Sweden. They end up staying with a crippled former punk musician and his brother who is a priest. ... See full summary »

Director: Jessica Nilsson | Stars: Lia Boysen, Lene Maria Christensen, Erik Clausen, Dan Ekborg

Votes: 118

23. Neon Heart (2018)

86 min | Drama

5.8
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NEON HEART is a story about three people chasing life and each other. Laura returns home to Denmark after a short-lived porn career in the US. Despite the videos of her that remain online, ... See full summary »

Director: Laurits Flensted-Jensen | Stars: Victoria Carmen Sonne, Karen Sigrid Arild Albrechtsen, Nicklas Svale Andersen, Christian Andersen Busk

Votes: 120

24. With Blood on My Hands: Pusher II (2004)

Not Rated | 100 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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78 Metascore

Tony is released from prison - again. This time he has his mind set on changing his broken down life, but that is easier said than done.

Director: Nicolas Winding Refn | Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Leif Sylvester, Anne Sørensen, Øyvind Hagen-Traberg

Votes: 16,831

25. In a Better World (2010)

R | 118 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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65 Metascore

The lives of two Danish families cross each other, and an extraordinary but risky friendship comes into bud. But loneliness, frailty and sorrow lie in wait.

Director: Susanne Bier | Stars: Mikael Persbrandt, Trine Dyrholm, Markus Rygaard, Wil Johnson

Votes: 36,651 | Gross: $1.01M

26. Adam's Apples (2005)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

7.8
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51 Metascore

A neo-nazi sentenced to community service at a church clashes with the blindly devotional priest.

Director: Anders Thomas Jensen | Stars: Ulrich Thomsen, Mads Mikkelsen, Nicolas Bro, Paprika Steen

Votes: 42,036 | Gross: $0.00M

27. Babette's Feast (1987)

G | 103 min | Drama

7.8
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During the late 19th century, a strict religious community in a Danish village takes in a French refugee from the Franco-Prussian War as a servant to the late pastor's daughters.

Director: Gabriel Axel | Stars: Stéphane Audran, Bodil Kjer, Birgitte Federspiel, Jarl Kulle

Votes: 16,435 | Gross: $4.40M

28. Heavy Load (2019)

Not Rated | 91 min | Comedy

6.5
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Two estranged brothers embark on a road trip through Southern Europe in order to bring the body of their late father back to Denmark.

Director: Magnus Millang | Stars: Magnus Millang, Emil Millang, Amalie Lindegård, Elisabeth Bonjour

Votes: 118

29. Bleeder (1999)

98 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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Two stories for the price of one: Lenny works in a video shop and tries to get aquainted with the waitress Lea. Leo beats his pregnant wife, Louise, which is a VERY bad idea, as her brother, Louis, is a violent racist.

Director: Nicolas Winding Refn | Stars: Kim Bodnia, Mads Mikkelsen, Rikke Louise Andersson, Liv Corfixen

Votes: 6,331

30. Druk (2020)

Drama | Filming

There is a theory that man is born with half a per mille too little. That alcohol in the blood opens the mind to the outside world, problems seem smaller and creativity increases. We know ... See full summary »

Director: Thomas Vinterberg | Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Thomas Bo Larsen, Maria Bonnevie, Helene Reingaard Neumann

31. A War (2015)

R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, War

7.1
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81 Metascore

The story of a Danish commander, who is accused of civil murder in Afghanistan, while trying to save his squad.

Director: Tobias Lindholm | Stars: Pilou Asbæk, Tuva Novotny, Søren Malling, Charlotte Munck

Votes: 8,680 | Gross: $0.12M

32. The Day Will Come (2016)

119 min | Drama

7.8
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At the Orphanage Godhavn violence and humiliations plays a part of the everyday life. Based on real stories from Godhavn, where lots of boys were victims of violent and sexual abuse and medical experiments.

Director: Jesper W. Nielsen | Stars: Lars Mikkelsen, Sofie Gråbøl, Harald Kaiser Hermann, Albert Rudbeck Lindhardt

Votes: 2,594

33. The Shamer's Daughter (2015)

96 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

6.0
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The Shamer's daughter, Dina, has unwillingly inherited her mother's supernatural ability. She can look straight into the soul of other people, making them feel ashamed of themselves. When ... See full summary »

Director: Kenneth Kainz | Stars: Roland Møller, Allan Hyde, Jakob Oftebro, Maria Bonnevie

Votes: 2,929

34. Men & Chicken (2015)

Not Rated | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

6.7
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64 Metascore

Two outcast brothers, through getting to know their unknown family, discover a horrible truth about themselves and their relatives.

Director: Anders Thomas Jensen | Stars: David Dencik, Mads Mikkelsen, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Søren Malling

Votes: 9,220 | Gross: $0.03M

35. Ordet (1955)

Not Rated | 126 min | Drama, Fantasy

8.2
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Follows the lives of the Borgen family, as they deal with inner conflict, as well as religious conflict with each other, and the rest of the town.

Director: Carl Theodor Dreyer | Stars: Henrik Malberg, Emil Hass Christensen, Preben Lerdorff Rye, Hanne Aagesen

Votes: 12,291

36. Sons of Denmark (2019)

120 min | Drama, Thriller

7.0
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Denmark four years into the future. After a major bomb attack in Copenhagen radicalization and ethnic tensions are running high, and a racist leader is leading the polls.19-year old Zakaria is afraid, wanting to do something.

Director: Ulaa Salim | Stars: Imad Abul-Foul, Ari Alexander, Ivan Alan Ali, Rasmus Bjerg

Votes: 346

37. You Are Not Alone (1978)

Unrated | 90 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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Two precocious boys explore their sexuality at boarding school.

Directors: Ernst Johansen, Lasse Nielsen | Stars: Anders Agensø, Peter Bjerg, Ove Sprogøe, Elin Reimer

Votes: 3,612

38. Out of Tune (2019)

89 min | Comedy, Drama

6.7
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Follows a celebrity financier who ends up in prison. After being assaulted by a gang of bikers in the prison, he ops for voluntary solitary confinement. During this time he joins the choir, aiming for the top of it's hierarchy.

Director: Frederikke Aspöck | Stars: Jacob Lohmann, Anders Matthesen, Christopher Læssø, Morten Hebsgaard

Votes: 243

39. April 9th (2015)

93 min | Drama, History, War

6.6
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On April 9, 1940 Germany invaded Denmark. Based on real events - in Southern Jutland a military unit on bicycles was sent south to help hold back the Germans until reinforcement.

Director: Roni Ezra | Stars: Pilou Asbæk, Lars Mikkelsen, Simon Sears, Gustav Dyekjær Giese

Votes: 3,949

40. The Cartel (2014)

100 min | Crime, Drama

6.2
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The successful entrepreneur Lars Halbo returns to Denmark when he inherits the family firm, but when he refuses to cooperate in illegal cartel pricing, his little company comes under heavy pressure.

Director: Charlotte Sachs Bostrup | Stars: Anders W. Berthelsen, Lene Maria Christensen, Leif Sylvester, Gitte Siem

Votes: 792

41. Flame & Citron (2008)

Not Rated | 130 min | Action, Drama, History

7.3
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74 Metascore

A drama centered on two fighters in the Holger Danske World War II resistance group.

Director: Ole Christian Madsen | Stars: Thure Lindhardt, Mads Mikkelsen, Stine Stengade, Peter Mygind

Votes: 16,509 | Gross: $0.15M

42. The Green Butchers (2003)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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54 Metascore

2 Danish friends are tired of their employer and open their own butcher shop. An electrician accidentally dies in the freezer and he's sold as marinated chicken and business picks up. What happens when they run out of "chicken"?

Director: Anders Thomas Jensen | Stars: Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Mads Mikkelsen, Line Kruse, Ole Thestrup

Votes: 17,758 | Gross: $0.00M

43. Flickering Lights (2000)

Not Rated | 109 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.7
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47 Metascore

A gang of 4 Danish criminals are ordered by Færingen to steal a bag from a safe. When they see DKK4,000,000 in the bag, they keep it for themselves and head for Spain. They end up in a ruin of an old restaurant on Funen and renovate it.

Director: Anders Thomas Jensen | Stars: Søren Pilmark, Ulrich Thomsen, Mads Mikkelsen, Nikolaj Lie Kaas

Votes: 17,755

44. The Boss of It All (2006)

Not Rated | 99 min | Comedy

6.7
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71 Metascore

An IT company hires an actor to serve as the company's president in order to help the business get sold to a cranky Icelander.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Jens Albinus, Peter Gantzler, Friðrik Þór Friðriksson, Benedikt Erlingsson

Votes: 10,371 | Gross: $0.05M

45. Darkland (2017)

Not Rated | 112 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.7
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A successful doctor who loses his little brother in a gang-related assault gives up his privileged life to become a masked warrior and avenge his brother's death.

Director: Fenar Ahmad | Stars: Dar Salim, Stine Fischer Christensen, Ali Sivandi, Dulfi Al-Jabouri

Votes: 4,650

46. Open Hearts (2002)

R | 113 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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77 Metascore

A Dogme film about an engaged couple that is torn apart after the man is paralyzed in an accident, and the woman falls in love with the husband of the woman who caused the accident.

Director: Susanne Bier | Stars: Sonja Richter, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Mads Mikkelsen, Paprika Steen

Votes: 9,027 | Gross: $0.12M

47. In China They Eat Dogs (1999)

Not Rated | 91 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.5
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Two brothers, one cold and ruthless, the other sensitive and reluctant, and their brutal misadventures.

Director: Lasse Spang Olsen | Stars: Kim Bodnia, Dejan Cukic, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Tomas Villum Jensen

Votes: 18,520

48. Before the Frost (2018)

104 min | Drama

7.2
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As winter approaches in rural 1850s Denmark, an old farmer (Jens) and his family face starvation. With the harsh circumstances and the prospect of yet another tough winter, Jens agrees to ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Noer | Stars: Jesper Christensen, Clara Rosager, Magnus Krepper, Ghita Nørby

Votes: 307

49. Brothers (2004)

R | 117 min | Drama, War

7.5
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76 Metascore

Two brothers must negotiate changing roles and shifting family dynamics when one is sent to war in Afghanistan.

Director: Susanne Bier | Stars: Ulrich Thomsen, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Connie Nielsen, Sarah Juel Werner

Votes: 10,389 | Gross: $0.38M

50. Shelley (2016)

Not Rated | 92 min | Drama, Horror

5.2
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62 Metascore

Louise and Kasper want to become parents but Louise is unable to have children. She seals a pact with her Romanian maid, Elena, to bear Louise's child, but things don't turn out as they planned.

Director: Ali Abbasi | Stars: Ellen Dorrit Petersen, Cosmina Stratan, Peter Christoffersen, Björn Andrésen

Votes: 2,731


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