With Det Danske Filminstitut (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
2. Dogville (2003)
R | 178 min | Crime, Drama
A woman on the run from the mob is reluctantly accepted in a small Colorado town. In exchange, she agrees to work for them. As a search visits the town, she finds out that their support has a price. Yet her dangerous secret is never far away.
Votes: 129,046 | Gross: $1.53M
3. Queen of Hearts (2019)
127 min | Drama
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.
4. The Hunt (2012)
R | 115 min | Drama
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.
Votes: 251,091 | Gross: $0.69M
5. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)
R | 152 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A journalist is aided by a young female hacker in his search for the killer of a woman who has been dead for forty years.
Votes: 200,690 | Gross: $10.10M
6. Border (2018)
R | 110 min | Crime, Drama, Fantasy
A customs officer who can smell fear develops an unusual attraction to a strange traveler while aiding a police investigation which will call into question her entire existence.
Votes: 16,260 | Gross: $0.77M
7. Antichrist (2009)
Not Rated | 108 min | Drama, Horror
A grieving couple retreat to their cabin in the woods, hoping to repair their broken hearts and troubled marriage, but nature takes its course and things go from bad to worse.
Votes: 109,167 | Gross: $0.40M
8. Melancholia (2011)
R | 135 min | Drama, Sci-Fi
Two sisters find their already strained relationship challenged as a mysterious new planet threatens to collide with Earth.
Votes: 156,597 | Gross: $3.03M
9. The Guilty (2018)
R | 85 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A police officer assigned alarm dispatch duty enters a race against time when he answers an emergency call from a kidnapped woman.
Votes: 32,113 | Gross: $0.21M
10. The Square (2017)
R | 151 min | Comedy, Drama
A prestigious Stockholm museum's chief art curator finds himself in times of both professional and personal crisis as he attempts to set up a controversial new exhibit.
Votes: 46,634 | Gross: $1.50M
13. Valhalla Rising (2009)
Not Rated | 93 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Forced for some time to be a fighting slave, a pagan warrior escapes his captors with a boy and joins a group of Crusaders on their quest to the Holy Land.
Votes: 53,057 | Gross: $0.02M
14. In Order of Disappearance (2014)
R | 116 min | Action, Crime, Drama
When his son is mistakenly murdered, a snowplow driver starts seeking revenge, which ignites a war between two gangsters.
Votes: 22,365 | Gross: $0.05M
15. Birds of Passage (2018)
Not Rated | 125 min | Crime, Drama
During the marijuana bonanza, a violent decade that saw the origins of drug trafficking in Colombia, Rapayet and his indigenous family get involved in a war to control the business that ends up destroying their lives and their culture.
Votes: 6,747 | Gross: $0.51M
17. Breaking the Waves (1996)
R | 159 min | Drama
Oilman Jan is paralyzed in an accident. His wife, who prayed for his return, feels guilty; even more, when Jan urges her to have sex with another.
Votes: 58,515 | Gross: $4.04M
18. Thelma (2017)
Not Rated | 116 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A confused religious girl tries to deny her feelings for a female friend who's in love with her. This causes her suppressed subconsciously-controlled psychokinetic powers to reemerge with devastating results.
Votes: 22,292 | Gross: $0.15M
19. A Royal Affair (2012)
R | 137 min | Biography, Drama, History
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.
Votes: 41,662 | Gross: $1.55M
20. Department Q: A Conspiracy of Faith (2016)
Not Rated | 112 min | Drama, Thriller
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.
21. The Salvation (2014)
R | 92 min | Drama, Western
In 1870s America, the fury of a notorious gang leader is unleashed when a peaceful American settler avenges the death of his family. Then as his cowardly fellow townspeople betray him, he is forced to hunt down the outlaws alone.
Votes: 33,790 | Gross: $0.01M
23. The Act of Killing (2012)
Not Rated | 117 min | Documentary, Biography, Crime
A documentary which challenges former Indonesian death-squad leaders to reenact their mass-killings in whichever cinematic genres they wish, including classic Hollywood crime scenarios and lavish musical numbers.
Votes: 32,018 | Gross: $0.49M
24. Holiday (I) (2018)
93 min | Crime, Drama
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.
25. All Things Fair (1995)
Unrated | 130 min | Drama, Romance, War
Malmö, Sweden during the Second World War. Stig is a 15 year old pupil on the verge of adulthood. Viola is 37 years old and his teacher. He is attracted by her beauty and maturity. She is ... See full summary »
27. Valhalla (I) (2019)
105 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller
The Viking children Røskva and Tjalfe embark on an adventurous journey from Midgard to Valhalla with the gods Thor and Loki. Life in Valhalla, however, turns out to be threatened by the ... See full summary »
29. Becoming Astrid (2018)
123 min | Biography, Drama
Biopic of Swedish writer Astrid Lindgren, the author of numerous children's books and creator of Pippi Longstocking.
Votes: 3,394 | Gross: $0.12M
30. The House of the Spirits (1993)
R | 140 min | Drama, Romance
A rancher, his clairvoyant wife and their family face turbulent years in South America in this adaptation of Isabel Allende's best-seller.
Votes: 19,810 | Gross: $6.27M
31. Speed Walking (2014)
108 min | Drama, History
Martin (14) is forced to deal with confused sexuality and the loss of a mother in a provincial setting in the mid-seventies, where the famed Danish liberation of porn has had its influence on the grownups.
32. Lilya 4-Ever (2002)
R | 109 min | Crime, Drama
Sixteen-year-old Lilja and her only friend, the young boy Volodja, live in Estonia, fantasizing about a better life. One day, Lilja falls in love with Andrej, who is going to Sweden, and invites Lilja to come along and start a new life.
Votes: 40,467 | Gross: $0.18M
33. Department Q: The Absent One (2014)
Not Rated | 119 min | Crime, Mystery, Thriller
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.
36. In a Better World (2010)
R | 118 min | Drama, Romance
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.
Votes: 36,935 | Gross: $1.01M
37. Arn: The Knight Templar (2007)
R | 139 min | Action, Drama, Romance
Arn, the son of a high-ranking Swedish nobleman is educated in a monastery and sent to the Holy Land as a knight templar to do penance for a forbidden love.
38. You, the Living (2007)
Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Music
You, the Living is a film about humankind, its greatness and its baseness, joy and sorrow, its self-confidence and anxiety, its desire to love and be loved.
Votes: 13,112 | Gross: $0.02M
39. The Secret Lives of Pigs (2019)
Not Rated | 128 min | Documentary, Animation, History
Danish director Mads Brügger and Swedish private investigator Göran Björkdahl are trying to solve the mysterious death of Dag Hammarskjöld. As their investigation closes in, they discover a... See full summary »
Votes: 1,026 | Gross: $0.09M
40. Nightwatch (1994)
R | 107 min | Thriller
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.
42. With Blood on My Hands: Pusher II (2004)
Not Rated | 100 min | Action, Crime, Drama
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.
43. Babette's Feast (1987)
G | 103 min | Drama
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.
Votes: 16,743 | Gross: $4.40M
44. Men & Chicken (2015)
Not Rated | 104 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery
Two outcast brothers, through getting to know their unknown family, discover a horrible truth about themselves and their relatives.
Votes: 9,452 | Gross: $0.03M
45. Midsummer (2003)
Not Rated | 94 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
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?
46. The Kingdom (1994–1997)
TV-MA | 561 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
Doctors at an ultramodern hospital in Denmark become convinced, by way of weird, inexplicable happenings, that the place is haunted.
Votes: 16,273 | Gross: $0.09M
48. Smilla's Sense of Snow (1997)
R | 121 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A 6 y.o. Inuit boy runs off a snowy roof in Copenhagen and dies. Smilla, a half Inuit who lives in the building and knows the boy, looks into it. What makes an acrophobic boy run up on the roof? The clues take her to Greenland.
Votes: 13,102 | Gross: $2.22M
49. Show Me Love (1998)
Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
Two teenage girls in small-town Sweden. Elin is beautiful, popular, and bored with life. Agnes is friendless, sad, and secretly in love with Elin.
Votes: 47,972 | Gross: $0.17M
50. Louder Than Bombs (2015)
R | 109 min | Drama
The fractious family of a father and his two sons confront their different feelings and memories of their deceased wife and mother, a famed war photographer.
Votes: 11,024 | Gross: $0.16M