Feature Film, Finnish (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Tuntematon sotilas (2017)

132 min | Drama, War

7.8
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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: 9,913

2. Pelle the Conqueror (1987)

PG-13 | 157 min | Drama

7.8
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When his wife dies, Lassefar (Max von Sydow) takes his 12-year-old son, Pelle (Pelle Hvenegaard), from their home in Sweden to Denmark in search of a better life. Signing on as laborers at ... See full summary »

Director: Bille August | Stars: Pelle Hvenegaard, Max von Sydow, Erik Paaske, Björn Granath

Votes: 10,353 | Gross: $2.05M

3. Dogs Don't Wear Pants (2019)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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Juha has lost his wife in a drowning accident. Years after he still feels numb and unable to connect with people. Meeting Mona, a dominatrix, changes everything.

Director: J.-P. Valkeapää | Stars: Pekka Strang, Ester Geislerová, Ellen Karppo, Armands Reinis

Votes: 3,991

4. Rendel: Dark Vengeance (2017)

Not Rated | 105 min | Action, Crime, Drama

4.6
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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: Kristofer Gummerus, Rami Rusinen, Renne Korppila, Matti Onnismaa

Votes: 1,846

5. Heavy Trip (2018)

92 min | Comedy, Music

7.0
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72 Metascore

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: Johannes Holopainen, Samuli Jaskio, Antti Heikkinen, Max Ovaska

Votes: 7,817 | Gross: $0.01M

6. Screwed (2017)

Not Rated | 100 min | Biography, Comedy, Drama

6.3
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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: 1,290

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

Votes: 11,143 | Gross: $0.18M

8. 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: 22,368 | Gross: $0.92M

9. Lake Bodom (2016)

Not Rated | 85 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

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: 3,550

10. 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 meters 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: 27,142 | Gross: $0.26M

11. Concrete Night (2013)

Unrated | 96 min | Drama

6.4
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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: 1,091

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: 5,481 | Gross: $0.38M

13. Bunny the Killer Thing (2015)

88 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

4.3
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A group of Finnish and British people get stuck at a cabin when they are attacked by a creature that is a half human, half rabbit.

Director: Joonas Makkonen | Stars: Enni Ojutkangas, Jari Manninen, Orwi Manny Ameh, Veera W. Vilo

Votes: 1,402

14. The Winter War (1989)

199 min | Drama, History, War

7.7
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In 1939, two Finnish brothers are conscripted in the army to fight in the war between Finland and the Soviet Union.

Director: Pekka Parikka | Stars: Taneli Mäkelä, Vesa Vierikko, Timo Torikka, Heikki Paavilainen

Votes: 7,737

15. 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: 3,544

16. 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: 9,188

17. Baby Jane (2019)

93 min | Drama, Romance

4.5
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Jonna (19) is leaving her small town just after finishing her education, going to the big city, enjoying big city life until she is attacked by a man at night. She is saved by the 30 year old woman Piki, and falls in love with her.

Director: Katja Gauriloff | Stars: Roosa Söderholm, Maria Ylipää, Nelly Kärkkäinen, Lauri Tilkanen

Votes: 297

18. Luokkakokous 3 (2021)

Comedy

Three former school friends who are brought back together by a later-in-life event.

Director: Renny Harlin | Stars: Ilona Chevakova, Sami Hedberg, Eino Heiskanen, Aku Hirviniemi

19. 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: 7,157

20. 95 (2017)

106 min | Comedy, Drama, Sport

5.2
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Final weekend of the 1995 Ice Hockey World Championship Games in Helsinki and Stockholm.

Director: Aleksi Mäkelä | Stars: Laura Birn, Jens Hultén, Oscar Skagerberg, Frida Hallgren

Votes: 640

21. A Man's Job (2007)

104 min | Drama

6.5
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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: 2,064

22. 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: 6,828

23. Milka: A Film About Taboos (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: 241

24. Shadows in Paradise (1986)

Not Rated | 74 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.5
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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: 4,947

25. The Midwife (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: 1,221

26. Mother of Mine (2005)

Not Rated | 111 min | Drama, War

7.6
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During World War II, more than 70,000 Finnish children were evacuated to neutral Sweden to avoid the conflict. From the award-winning Klaus Härö (Elina: As If I Wasn't There (2002)), "... See full summary »

Director: Klaus Härö | Stars: Topi Majaniemi, Marjaana Maijala, Maria Lundqvist, Michael Nyqvist

Votes: 4,289

27. Bad Family (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 and sister finally meet again.

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

Votes: 858

28. Games People Play (2020)

117 min | Comedy

7.5
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A comedy about the tragedy of being forever young.

Director: Jenni Toivoniemi | Stars: Laura Birn, Emmi Parviainen, Eero Milonoff, Samuli Niittymäki

Votes: 498

29. Oma maa (2018)

108 min | Drama, History, Romance

6.6
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Anni, a daughter of a wealthy family and used to secure life, falls in love with Veikko, a war invalid of the Continuation War. Anni leaves her past behind her and starts leading the life ... See full summary »

Director: Markku Pölönen | Stars: Oona Airola, Konsta Laakso, Helmi Linnosmaa, Antti Virmavirta

Votes: 522

30. The Island of Secrets (2014)

86 min | Adventure, Family, Romance

5.1
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Toni discovers his new friend, a talented free-diver, is being forced to help dangerous smugglers steal national treasures from an underwater cave.

Director: Taavi Vartia | Stars: Nuutti Konttinen, Emil Auno, Veikka Vainikka, Ifigeneia Tzola

Votes: 328

31. 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: 6,350

32. Omerta 12/6 (2021)

90 min | Action, Thriller | Filming

Finland's Independence Day celebration on December 6 is crudely interrupted by an attack to the Presidential Palace. A set of distinguished guests are taken as hostages. Security service ... See full summary »

Director: Aku Louhimies | Stars: Juhan Ulfsak, Jasper Pääkkönen, Sverrir Gudnason, Cathy Belton

33. Helene (2020)

121 min | Biography, Drama, History

6.2
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A story of renowned Finnish painter Helene Schjerfbeck, and the love affair between her and a younger art critic Einar Reuter.

Director: Antti Jokinen | Stars: Laura Birn, Johannes Holopainen, Krista Kosonen, Pirkko Saisio

Votes: 339

34. Kipparikvartetti (1952)

80 min | Comedy, Musical

5.0
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Director: Ville Salminen | Stars: Olavi Virta, Kauko Käyhkö, Auvo Nuotio, Teijo Joutsela

Votes: 62

35. Restless (2000)

111 min | Drama, Romance

5.6
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For Ari, nothing feels like anything. He doesn't do relationships, doesn't do attachments. There's only sex. That is until he meets Tiina. Together with Tiina and her closest circle of friends, this could be their last summer of freedom.

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

Votes: 3,662 | Gross: $0.02M

36. 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: 4,576

37. 1944: The Final Defence (2007)

117 min | Drama, History, War

5.8
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The Soviet army breaks through the Finnish defences on the Karelian Isthmus in June 1944, advancing with overwhelming force. Somehow, the Finnish troops must find the strength to fight back... See full summary »

Directors: Åke Lindman, Sakari Kirjavainen | Stars: Rauno Ahonen, Mikkomarkus Ahtiainen, Frank Biermann, Jussi Brech

Votes: 1,754

38. The Eternal Road (2017)

103 min | Drama, History

7.1
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One night of 1930, nationalist thugs violently abduct Ketola from his home in Finland. Beaten and forced to walk the Eternal Road towards a foreign Soviet Russia, his only dream is to return to his family cost it what it may.

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

Votes: 2,063

39. Lights in the Dusk (2006)

Not Rated | 78 min | Crime, Drama

6.8
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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: 6,573 | Gross: $0.01M

40. Aurora (I) (2019)

106 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.8
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Aurora, a commitment-phobic party animal, meets Iranian Darian one night at a hot-dog stand in Lapland. Darian is running from death and Aurora is running from love. They need each other in order to finally stop running.

Director: Miia Tervo | Stars: Mimosa Willamo, Amir Escandari, Elá Yildirim, Oona Airola

Votes: 1,274

41. Stupid Young Heart (2018)

102 min | Drama

6.2
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A teenage couple deals with an unexpected pregnancy while racial tensions mount in their neighborhood.

Director: Selma Vilhunen | Stars: Jere Ristseppä, Rosa Honkonen, Ville Haapasalo, Abshir Sheik Nur

Votes: 735

42. Risto Räppääjä ja pullistelija (2019)

84 min | Family

5.4
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Director: Markus Lehmusruusu | Stars: Silmu Ståhlberg, Lumi Kallio, Eelis Kesäläinen, Ylermi Rajamaa

Votes: 78

43. Kenraalin morsian (1951)

66 min | Comedy

3.9
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Director: Ville Salminen | Stars: Elsa Turakainen, Eino Kaipainen, Sakari Halonen, Kullervo Kalske

Votes: 37

44. The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Maki (2016)

Unrated | 92 min | Biography, Drama, Romance

7.2
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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: 4,060

45. Sixtynine (1969)

98 min | Drama, Romance

5.2
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Tuula's husband Jukka takes care of all domestic chores. Tuula seems to have no idea that her husband spends his evenings working as a major league ice hockey referee. She also finds out ... See full summary »

Director: Jörn Donner | Stars: Ritva Vepsä, Sven-Bertil Taube, Seija Tyni, Jörn Donner

Votes: 201

46. One Last Deal (2018)

95 min | Drama

7.3
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An elderly art dealer investigates the history behind an unsigned painting that promises to bring his suffering career to a successful end.

Director: Klaus Härö | Stars: Heikki Nousiainen, Pirjo Lonka, Amos Brotherus, Stefan Sauk

Votes: 1,081

47. Me and Morrison (2001)

91 min | Crime, Romance

4.9
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A young drifting woman finds love that is not what it first seems.

Director: Lenka Hellstedt | Stars: Irina Björklund, Samuli Edelmann, Roope Karisto, Eva Röse

Votes: 1,827

48. The Unknown Soldier (1985)

199 min | Drama, War

7.4
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This film is the second silver screen adaption of the Finnish war book by Väinö Linna with the same name as the film. The story is based on Linna's experiences as an infantry man in the ... See full summary »

Director: Rauni Mollberg | Stars: Risto Tuorila, Pirkka-Pekka Petelius, Paavo Liski, Mika Mäkelä

Votes: 2,722

49. Crime and Punishment (1983)

Not Rated | 93 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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An adaptation of Dostoyevsky's novel, set in modern Helsinki. Slaughterhouse worker Rahikainen murders a man, and is forced to live with the consequences of his actions.

Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Markku Toikka, Aino Seppo, Esko Nikkari, Hannu Lauri

Votes: 2,244

50. The Earth Is a Sinful Song (1973)

R | 108 min | Drama

6.9
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An earthy, naturalistically erotic and blood-soaked tale of young Martta's ill-fated affair with Oula, a womanizing reindeer herdsman in the Finnish Lapland of the late 1940s. When the 19-... See full summary »

Director: Rauni Mollberg | Stars: Maritta Viitamäki, Pauli Jauhojärvi, Aimo Saukko, Milja Hiltunen

Votes: 790


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