Top 20 Danish Movies

List of the Best 20 Danish Movies Liked By both Critics and Users.Find Movies detail and trailer at one place. Total 34 Titles and 7633 Views.

1. The Hunt(2012)

Original Title: Jagten
Runtime: Genre:Drama Release Date:
Countries: Denmark| Sweden Languages:Danish | English | Polish Rating:R
Description: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
Tags: Friendship Between Men Violence Social Injustice Christmas
8.30    94%    93%  

2. The Celebration(1998)

Original Title: Festen
Runtime: Genre:Drama Release Date:
Countries: Denmark| Sweden Languages:Danish | German | English Rating:R
Description:A Danish film produced in the Dogma style by Thomas Vinterberg that portrays a family having a party for their father when one son makes a toast speech that tells the truth about the murder of their eldest sister possibly involving the father.
Director: Thomas Vinterberg
Stars: Ulrich Thomsen , Henning Moritzen , Thomas Bo Larsen , Paprika Steen
Tags: Black Comedy Violence Cult Film Family Relationships Satire Racism Friendship
8.10    92%    94%  

3. Adam's Apples(2005)

Original Title: Adams æbler
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Comedy|Crime Release Date:
Countries: Denmark| Germany Language:Danish Rating:R
Description: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
Tags: Black Comedy Violence Neo Nazi Good Versus Evil
7.80    70%    90%  

4. A Royal Affair(2012)

Original Title: En kongelig affære
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|Biography|History Release Date:
Countries: Denmark| Sweden| Czech Republic| Germany Languages:Danish | English | German | French Rating:R
Description:A young queen falls in love with her physician, and they start a revolution that changes their nation forever.
Director: Nikolaj Arcel
Stars: Alicia Vikander , Mads Mikkelsen , Mikkel Boe Følsgaard , Trine Dyrholm
Tags: Based On True Story Betrayal Insanity F Rated Politics Voice Over Narration Period Piece
7.60    90%    82%  

5. In a Better World(2010)

Original Title: Hævnen
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance Release Date:
Countries: Denmark| Sweden Languages:Danish | Swedish | English | Arabic Rating:R
Description: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 , Wil Johnson , Eddy Kimani , Emily Mulaya
Tags: Violence Family Relationships Satire Revenge Friendship F Rated Bullying
7.60    78%    86%  

6. After the Wedding(2006)

Original Title: Efter brylluppet
Runtime: Genre:Drama Release Date:
Countries: Denmark| Sweden| UK| Norway Languages:Danish | Swedish | English | Hindi Rating:R
Description: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 , Neeral Mulchandani , Tanya Sharma , Swini Khara
7.80    88%    87%  

7. Land of Mine(2015)

Original Title: Under sandet
Runtime: Genres:Drama|War|History Release Date:
Countries: Denmark| Germany Languages:German | English | Danish Rating:R
Description:A young group of German POWs are made the enemy of a nation, where they are now forced to dig up 2 million land-mines with their bare hands.
Director: Martin Zandvliet
Stars: Roland Møller , Mikkel Boe Følsgaard , Laura Bro , Louis Hofmann
Tags: War Crime World War Two Based On True Story Prisoner Of War
7.80    91%    89%  

8. In China They Eat Dogs(1999)

Original Title: I Kina spiser de hunde
Runtime: Genres:Action|Comedy|Crime Release Date:
Country: Denmark Languages:Danish | English | Serbo-Croatian | German Rating:NR
Description:An intent fast paced Danish dark comedy film about two separately motivated brothers who with their slightly psychopathic tendencies end up in a touchy situation. One brother gets in serious trouble after a bank robbery and begs the other brother for help.
Director: Lasse Spang Olsen
Stars: Kim Bodnia , Dejan Cukic , Nikolaj Lie Kaas , Tomas Villum Jensen
Tags: Black Comedy Heist Cult Film Racism
7.50    NA    90%  

9. Flickering Lights(2000)

Original Title: Blinkende lygter
Runtime: Genres:Action|Comedy|Crime Release Date:
Countries: Denmark| Sweden Language:Danish Rating:NR
Description:Four small gangsters from Copenhagen trick a gangster boss: they take over 4,000,000 kroner which they were supposed to bring him. Trying to escape to Barcelona they are forced to stop in ...
Director: Anders Thomas Jensen
Stars: Søren Pilmark , Ulrich Thomsen , Mads Mikkelsen , Nikolaj Lie Kaas
Tags: Black Comedy Violence Cult Film Gangster Friendship
7.70    70%    91%  

10. Flame and Citron(2008)

Original Title: Flammen & Citronen
Runtime: Genres:Drama|History|War|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Countries: Denmark| Germany| Norway| France| Sweden| Finland| Czech Republic Languages:Danish | German Rating:NR
Description: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
Tags: Survival Nazi Occupation World War Two Gangster Based On True Story Revenge Hitman Betrayal Friendship Voice Over Narration
7.30    87%    82%  

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

Original Title: Pusher II
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Action|Thriller|Crime Release Date:
Countries: Denmark| UK Languages:Danish | Serbo-Croatian Rating:NR
Description:Tony (Mads Mikkelsen) 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
7.40    100%    85%  

12. Babette's Feast(1987)

Original Title: Babettes gæstebud
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Comedy|Music Release Date:
Country: Denmark Languages:Swedish | French | Danish Rating:G
Description:In a remote 19th Danish century village two sisters lead a rigid life centered around their father, the local minister, and their church. Both had opportunities to leave the village: one ...
Director: Gabriel Axel
Stars: Stéphane Audran , Bodil Kjer , Birgitte Federspiel , Jarl Kulle
Tags: Female Protagonist Nonlinear Timeline
7.80    96%    91%  

13. Ordet(1955)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Fantasy Release Date:
Country: Denmark Language:Danish Rating:NR
Description:People believe in the dead Christ, but not in the living.
Director: Carl Theodor Dreyer
Stars: Hanne Aagesen , Kirsten Andreasen , Sylvia Eckhausen , Birgitte Federspiel
Tags: Family Relationships Based On Play Insanity
8.20    100%    91%  

14. Brothers(2004)

Original Title: Brødre
Runtime: Genres:Drama|War Release Date:
Countries: Denmark| UK| Sweden| Norway Language:Danish Rating:R
Description:Two brothers must negotiate changing roles and shifting family dynamics when one is sent to war in Afghanistan.
Director: Susanne Bier
Stars: Connie Nielsen , Ulrich Thomsen , Nikolaj Lie Kaas , Sarah Juel Werner
7.60    89%    85%  

15. Pelle the Conqueror(1987)

Original Title: Pelle Erobreren
Runtime: Genre:Drama Release Date:
Countries: Denmark| Sweden Languages:Scanian | Danish | Swedish Rating:NA
Description:The end of the 19th century. A boat filled with Swedish emigrants comes to the Danish island of Bornholm. Among them are Lasse and his son Pelle who move to Denmark to find work. They find ...
Director: Bille August
Stars: Pelle Hvenegaard , Max von Sydow , Erik Paaske , Björn Granath
Tags: Based On Novel Tragedy Betrayal Friendship
7.80    87%    89%  

16. Open Hearts(2002)

Original Title: Elsker dig for evigt
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance Release Date:
Country: Denmark Language:Danish Rating:R
Description:A strong film about the power of coincidences, love, and the unpredictability of fate.
Director: Susanne Bier
Stars: Mads Mikkelsen , Sonja Richter , Nikolaj Lie Kaas , Paprika Steen
7.60    96%    90%  

17. Day of Wrath(1943)

Original Title: Vredens dag
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance Release Date:
Country: Denmark Language:Danish Rating:NR
Description:The young wife of an aging priest falls in love with his son amidst the horror of a merciless witch hunt in 17th century Denmark.
Director: Carl Theodor Dreyer
Stars: Kirsten Andreasen , Sigurd Berg , Harald Holst , Albert Høeberg
Tags: Based On Novel Family Relationships Revenge Betrayal
8.00    100%    91%  

18. Reconstruction(2003)

Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance Release Date:
Country: Denmark Languages:Danish | Swedish Rating:PG-13
Description:Late one evening Alex suddenly abandons his girlfriend, Simone, to pursue the beautiful Aimee. In his encounter with Aimee time and place dissolve for him and he becomes a stranger to Simone, to whom he cannot return.
Director: Christoffer Boe
Stars: Klaus Mulbjerg , Nikolaj Lie Kaas , Maria Bonnevie , Krister Henriksson
7.40    76%    86%  

19. The Bench(2000)

Original Title: Bænken
Runtime: Genre:Drama Release Date:
Countries: Denmark| Sweden Language:Danish Rating:NA
Description:Kaj is an alcoholic living on the money the Danish state is providing him. Him and his friends spend their time drinking beer at a public bench. One day Kaj's life turns upside down when a young lady and her child moves in next to him.
Director: Per Fly
Stars: Jesper Christensen , Marius Sonne Janischefska , Stine Holm Joensen , Nicolaj Kopernikus
7.60    NA    86%  

20. Dark Horse(2005)

Original Title: Voksne mennesker
Runtime: Genres:Drama|Romance|Comedy Release Date:
Countries: Denmark| Iceland Languages:Danish | English Rating:UR
Description:A young man spurs romance and helps his friend and himself go through the struggles of their ordinary life in Denmark.
Director: Dagur Kári
Stars: Jakob Cedergren , Nicolas Bro , Tilly Scott Pedersen , Morten Suurballe
7.20    NA    87%  

21. Hunger(1966)

Original Title: Sult
Runtime: Genre:Drama Release Date:
Countries: Denmark| Norway| Sweden Languages:Norwegian | Swedish | Danish Rating:NA
Description:In 1890, Pontus, the starving writer, wanders the streets of Christiania, in search of love and a chance to get his work published. All he meets is defeat and suffering while his sense of ...
Director: Henning Carlsen
Stars: Per Oscarsson , Gunnel Lindblom , Birgitte Federspiel , Knud Rex
7.90    NA    93%  

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