Most Popular Feature Films With Primary Language Danish


1. Jagten (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: 208,479 | Gross: $0.69M

2. 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: 38,158 | Gross: $1.55M

3. Holiday (2018)

Drama

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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, Mathias Bengtsson

Votes: 6

4. Underverden (2017)

Not Rated | 112 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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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: 2,981

5. Skammerens datter (2015)

96 min | Adventure, 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, Jakob Oftebro, Allan Hyde, Maria Bonnevie

Votes: 2,326

6. Babette's Feast (1987)

G | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

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: 15,148 | Gross: $4.40M

7. 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: 29,237 | Gross: $0.00M

8. 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: 70,205 | Gross: $1.65M

9. 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, Jakob Ulrik Lohmann

Votes: 9,502

10. In a Better World (2010)

R | 119 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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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: 34,962 | Gross: $1.01M

11. Krigen (2015)

R | 115 min | Crime, Drama, War

7.1
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81 Metascore

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

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

Votes: 7,079 | Gross: $0.12M

12. Kollektivet (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: Ulrich Thomsen, Fares Fares, Trine Dyrholm, Julie Agnete Vang

Votes: 4,480 | Gross: $0.04M

13. Idioterne (1998)

R | 117 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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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: 26,106 | Gross: $0.01M

14. 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: 17,874

15. Fasandræberne (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: 12,736

16. Efter brylluppet (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: 27,997 | Gross: $0.41M

17. 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: 39,213 | Gross: $0.00M

18. En Frygtelig Kvinde (2017)

86 min | Drama

7.1
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When Rasmus meets Marie, he is certain that she is the love of his life. However, it doesn't take long before it turns out she is a possessive and manipulative being, that cunningly dissects Rasmus to pieces.

Director: Christian Tafdrup | Stars: Anders Juul, Amanda Collin, Rasmus Hammerich, Nicolai Jandorf Klok

Votes: 231

19. Mænd & høns (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: 7,709 | Gross: $0.03M

20. En chance til (2014)

102 min | Drama, Thriller

6.8
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35 Metascore

How far would decent human beings be willing to go, when tragedy blurs the line between just and unjust? With "A Second Chance", Susanne Bier and Anders Thomas Jensen have crafted another ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 4,156

21. 9. april (2015)

93 min | Drama, History, War

6.5
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In the early morning of April 9th 1940 the Danish army is alerted. The Germans have crossed the border; Denmark is at war against Europe's strongest army. In Southern Jutland Danish bicycle... See full summary »

Director: Roni Ezra | Stars: Pilou Asbæk, Lars Mikkelsen, Simon Sears, Elliott Crosset Hove

Votes: 2,959

22. 3 ting (2017)

Not Rated | 89 min | Drama, Thriller

5.9
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Before entering the witness protection program, bank robber Mikael demands 3 things from the police. 3 things that cast a whole new light on the robbery he and his partners have been jailed for.

Director: Jens Dahl | Stars: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Birgitte Hjort Sørensen, Lærke Winther, Jakob Ulrik Lohmann

Votes: 549

23. The Guilty (2018)

85 min | Thriller | Completed

8.0
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Alarm dispatcher and former police officer, Asger Holm, answers an emergency call from a kidnapped woman. When the call is suddenly disconnected, the search for the woman and her kidnapper ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 5

24. Nattevagten (1994)

R | 107 min | Thriller

7.3
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In order to finance his law studies, Martin starts as a night watchman in a mortuary. When the victims of a serial killer of prostitutes are deposited there, scary things begin to happen. ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 13,328

25. Dan-Dream (2017)

Not Rated | 96 min | Comedy, History

6.1
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A group of eccentric men in the 80's are going to make an electric car.

Director: Jesper Rofelt | Stars: Peter Gantzler, Frank Hvam, Casper Christensen, Mia Lyhne

Votes: 575

26. 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: 15,580 | Gross: $0.15M

27. 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: 15,394

28. Mens vi lever (2017)

98 min | Drama

7.6
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Inspired by true events, "While We Live" follows four people in Northern Denmark and how their fates intertwine in a tragic accident.

Director: Mehdi Avaz | Stars: Sebastian Jessen, Julie Christiansen, Charlotte Munck, Nikolaj Groth

Votes: 361

29. De grønne slagtere (2003)

R | 100 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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54 Metascore

Svend and Bjarne work for a butcher in a small Danish town. Fed up with their boss' arrogance, they decide to start their own butcher shop. After dismal beginnings, an unfortunate accident ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 16,425 | Gross: $0.00M

30. Blinkende lygter (2000)

Not Rated | 109 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.7
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47 Metascore

Four small-time 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... See full summary »

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

Votes: 16,329

31. Journal 64 (2018)

Crime, Mystery, Thriller | Filming

A series of mysterious disappearances in 1987 are all eerily connected to the same person.

Director: Christoffer Boe | Stars: Fares Fares, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Nicolas Bro, Søren Pilmark

32. Dræberne fra Nibe (2017)

Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

5.3
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The two tradesmen Ib and Edward are tired of their lifeless marriages and dream of living the good life from the stash of money they've earned moonlighting for years. After a huge fight ... See full summary »

Director: Ole Bornedal | Stars: Nicolas Bro, Ulrich Thomsen, Mia Lyhne, Lene Maria Christensen

Votes: 1,060

33. Du forsvinder (2017)

117 min | Drama

5.9
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A teachers' world is turned upside down when her husband, a successful headmaster, is caught embezzling from their own school. Did he do this of his own free will - or has his personality been altered by the tumor lurking in his brain? As the teacher is assisting an attorney in providing a legal defense, recent neuroscience forces her to rethink who her husband really is.

Director: Peter Schønau Fog | Stars: Trine Dyrholm, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Michael Nyqvist, Meike Bahnsen

Votes: 415

34. Kapringen (2012)

R | 103 min | Drama, Thriller

7.2
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82 Metascore

The crew of a Danish cargo ship is hijacked by Somali pirates who proceed to engage in escalating negotiations with authorities in Copenhagen.

Director: Tobias Lindholm | Stars: Pilou Asbæk, Søren Malling, Dar Salim, Roland Møller

Votes: 13,831 | Gross: $0.41M

35. Brødre (2004)

R | 117 min | Drama, War

7.6
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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: 10,016 | Gross: $0.38M

36. Marie Krøyer (2012)

102 min | Biography, Drama

6.3
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The story of the marriage between the painters Marie and P.S. Krøyer.

Director: Bille August | Stars: Birgitte Hjort Sørensen, Søren Sætter-Lassen, Sverrir Gudnason, Lene Maria Christensen

Votes: 1,121

37. Daisy Diamond (2007)

94 min | Drama

6.1
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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: 979

38. 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: 5,628

39. Direktøren for det hele (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: 9,646 | Gross: $0.05M

40. Der kommer en dag (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: 1,751

41. 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: 8,561 | Gross: $0.12M

42. Sorgenfri (2015)

Not Rated | 85 min | Horror, Thriller

5.6
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60 Metascore

A family of four is quarantined in their home as a virulent strand of the flu spreads into town and they are forced to the extreme to escape alive.

Director: Bo Mikkelsen | Stars: Benjamin Engell, Troels Lyby, Mille Dinesen, Ella Solgaard

Votes: 2,479

43. The Man (2017)

94 min | Drama

6.5
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Simon is the king of the Danish art scene - eccentric, successful, wealthy, with a beautiful wife and a young mistress. Life is beautiful, until the day his unknown son Casper turns up and ... See full summary »

Director: Charlotte Sieling | Stars: Jakob Oftebro, Ane Dahl Torp, Søren Malling, Søren Pilmark

Votes: 314

44. 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, Björn Andrésen, Marlon Kindberg Bach

Votes: 2,257

45. Vinterbrødre (2017)

100 min | Drama

7.1
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A brother odyssey set in a worker environment during a cold winter. We follow two brothers, their routines, habits, rituals and a violent feud that erupts between them and another family.

Director: Hlynur Palmason | Stars: Elliott Crosset Hove, Simon Sears, Victoria Carmen Sonne, Lars Mikkelsen

Votes: 251

46. R (2010)

Unrated | 99 min | Crime, Drama

7.1
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67 Metascore

The R of the title stands for the young protagonist, Rune, fearlessly played by Pilou Asbæk. Imprisoned for violent assault, he's a cocky, good-looking young man placed in the hardcore ward... See full summary »

Directors: Tobias Lindholm, Michael Noer | Stars: Pilou Asbæk, Dulfi Al-Jabouri, Roland Møller, Jacob Gredsted

Votes: 3,895

47. Antboy (2013)

PG | 77 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

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12-year-old Pelle is bitten by an ant and develops superpowers. Aided by comic book nerd Wilhelm, Pelle creates a secret identity as superhero Antboy. When a super villain The Flea enters the scene, Antboy must step up to the challenge.

Director: Ask Hasselbalch | Stars: Oscar Dietz, Amalie Kruse Jensen, Samuel Ting Graf, Nicolas Bro

Votes: 1,527

48. 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: 11,072

49. Klown (2010)

R | 93 min | Comedy

7.2
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62 Metascore

In order to prove his fatherhood potential to his pregnant girlfriend, Frank 'kidnaps' her 12-year-old nephew and tags along on his best friend Casper's debauched weekend canoe trip.

Director: Mikkel Nørgaard | Stars: Frank Hvam, Casper Christensen, Marcuz Jess Petersen, Mia Lyhne

Votes: 8,866 | Gross: $0.07M

50. Swinger (2016)

99 min | Comedy, Romance

6.5
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Adam and his wife goes to their annual swingers-trip to spice up their middle class life, but meeting the young Patricia, makes up for some problems, since love and jealousy is not allowed in the swingers-club.

Director: Mikkel Munch-Fals | Stars: Martin Buch, Mille Dinesen, Rasmus Botoft, Therese Damsgaard

Votes: 1,259