1950s Swedish-language Movies

Public list by WPS with 193 movies or TV shows/series

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The Seventh Seal(1957)

| 1h 36min | Fantasy, Drama
4.1/5 (with 1,365 votes)

When disillusioned Swedish knight Antonius Block returns home from the Crusades to find his country in the grips of the Black Death, he challenges Death to a chess match for his life. Tormented by the belief that God does not exist, Block sets off on a journey, meeting up with traveling players Jof and his wife, Mia, and becoming determined to evade Death long enough to commit one redemptive act while he still lives.

Wild Strawberries(1957)

1h 31min | Drama
4.1/5 (with 693 votes)

Crotchety retired doctor Isak Borg travels from Stockholm to Lund, Sweden, with his pregnant and unhappy daughter-in-law, Marianne, in order to receive an honorary degree from his alma mater. Along the way, they encounter a series of hitchhikers, each of whom causes the elderly doctor to muse upon the pleasures and failures of his own life. These include the vivacious young Sara, a dead ringer for the doctor's own first love.

Summer with Monika(1953)

1h 36min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.7/5 (with 138 votes)

Monika from Stockholm falls in love with Harry, a young man on holiday. When she becomes pregnant they are forced into a marriage, which begins to fall apart soon after they take up residence in a cramped little flat.

Smiles of a Summer Night(1955)

| 1h 49min | Comedy, Romance / Love
3.7/5 (with 102 votes)

Early in the 20th century, middle-aged lawyer Fredrik Egerman and his young wife, Anne, have still not consummated their marriage, while Fredrik's son finds himself increasingly attracted to his new stepmother. To make matters worse, Fredrik's old flame Desiree makes a public bet that she can seduce him at a romantic weekend retreat where four couples convene, swapping partners and pairing off in unexpected ways.

The Magician(1958)

| 1h 41min | Drama
3.7/5 (with 90 votes)

When 'Vogler's Magnetic Health Theater' comes to town, there's bound to be a spectacle. Reading reports of a variety of supernatural disturbances at Vogler's prior performances abroad, the leading townspeople (including the police chief and medical examiner) request that their troupe provide them a sample of their act, before allowing them public audiences. The scientific-minded disbelievers try to expose them as charlatans, but Vogler and his crew prove too clever for them.

Summer Interlude(1951)

1h 36min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.7/5 (with 62 votes)

A jaded prima ballerina reminisces about her first love affair after she is unexpectedly sent her lover's old diary.

Brink of Life(1958)

1h 24min | Drama
3.7/5 (with 36 votes)

Three women in a maternity ward reveal their lives and intimate thoughts to each other.

A Lesson in Love(1954)

3.4/5 (with 24 votes)

After 15 years of marriage, David and Marianne have grown apart. David has had an affair with a patient of his and Marianne has got herself involved with her former lover Carl-Adam, who's also David's best friend. When she travels to Copenhagen to meet Carl-Adam, David takes the same train as she does, making it look coincidental. Spending time together remembering their past and talking about their future, they come to understand each other again, which leads to a reconciliation.


1h 27min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.6/5 (with 30 votes)

Susanne is a woman in her mid-30s and the owner of a modeling agency in Stockholm. She accompanies her prize model, Doris, on a trip to Gothenburg so that Doris can be photographed. While traveling, both women seek out romance, Susanne with a married lover and Doris with an older gentleman who sees his deceased wife in the young model. The two women struggle to understand their romantic motivations and in the process form an unlikely friendship.

Sawdust and Tinsel(1953)

1h 33min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.7/5 (with 58 votes)

The complicated relationships between a circus ringmaster, his estranged wife and his lover.

One Summer of Happiness(1951)

1h 43min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.3/5 (with 10 votes)

The young high school graduate Göran and the 17-year-old Kerstin get to know each other on the estate of Göran's uncle Persson and fall in love. But their relationship is watched suspiciously by the jammed adult world. While Persson has an understanding of the youth, Kerstin's parents and the pastor of the village rant against the alleged immorality of the young people. Despite all the malice, Göran and Kerstin decide for their love. But this love should last only one summer.

Miss Julie(1951)

1h 30min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.3/5 (with 19 votes)

Based on the play by August Strindberg, Miss Julie vividly depicts the battle of the sexes and classes that ensues when Julie, a wealthy businessman's daughter, falls for Jean, her father's bitter servant.

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To Joy(1950)

1h 38min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.5/5 (with 27 votes)

After discovering that his wife has been killed in an accident, Stig looks back on their relationship, beginning with when he and Marta were starting out as violinists together in an orchestra overseen by conductor Sonderby.

Girl with Hyacinths(1950)

1h 29min | Drama, Mystery
3.7/5 (with 9 votes)

Dagmar Brink, a young female pianist, dies by suicide in her Stockholm apartment. She leaves all her belongings to her next-door neighbors, an author and his wife. Perplexed and curious, they investigate the girl's reasons for taking her life. As they visit Dagmar's friends, acquaintances and former boyfriends, her story unfolds. She stands out as loner, a woman no one could really grasp, always in want of something that nobody she met could make out.

Waiting Women(1952)

1h 47min | Drama, Comedy
3.3/5 (with 26 votes)

Rakel, Marta, Karin and Annette are married to four brothers. While waiting in a summer cottage for their husbands to come home, they tell each other stories about their marriages. Rakel tells about the time she had an affair and confronted her husband with it. Marta's story is about how she at first refused to marry and had her child by herself. Karin tells about what happened when one time she and her husband got stuck in an elevator together. While the women tell their stories, Marta's younger sister Maj is planning to elope.

Summer Place Wanted(1957)

1h 38min | Comedy
2.2/5 (with 2 votes)

Married couple have romantic interludes in the summer, she at their summer cottage, him in the apartment in town.

Litet bo(2023)

1h 53min

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Directed by Arne Mattsson - With Maj-Britt Nilsson

Mannequin in Red(1958)

1h 49min | Mystery, Crime, Thriller
3.1/5 (with 10 votes)

A model is murdered at a famous fashion house and the Hillmans start to investigate. Kajsa Hillman is employed as a model and discovers that several people had motives to kill her.

Young Summer(1954)

1h 32min | Drama

Helge Lysvik is a farmers son. He dreams of a future as a musician.

Helen of Troy(1951)

1h 39min | Drama, Music, Comedy
2.3/5 (with 1 vote)

Intrigues and entanglements before Prince Paris wins the heart of beautiful Helena. It all happens in the small kingdom of Arcadia at the time of the Trojan War. Swedish version of Jacques Offenbach's operetta of the classic Greek myth.

Seventh Heaven(1956)

2.2/5 (with 2 votes)

"Seventh Heaven" - Famous radio personality Willy Lorens has a big success with the radio series "Seventh Heaven." The amount of fan mail and attention eventually becomes too much for Willy, who suffers a minor collapse. Taken to a hospital where he meets Dr. Lovisa Sundelius, virtually the only woman in Sweden who do not admire the radio idol.

Rider in Blue(1959)

1h 50min | Mystery, Thriller
3.0/5 (with 3 votes)

When private eye John Hillman is on assignment in London his wife Kajsa visits the Army's riding school at Strömsholm, Sweden. She gets involved in the strange murder of the Blue Rider. Unknown to everyone at Strömsholm.

Blonde in Bondage(1957)

1h 27min | Drama, Crime
2.2/5 (with 2 votes)

A reporter (Mark Miller) tries to help a drug-addicted cabaret dancer (Anita Thallaug) who has criminal ties to the Swedish underworld.

This Can't Happen Here(1950)

1h 24min | Mystery, Thriller
2.6/5 (with 8 votes)

Atka Natas is a secret agent from the oppressive regime of Liquidatzia. He visits his estranged wife Vera, a chemist who is involved with a group of exiles trying to smuggle their compatriots out of Liquidatzia. Almkvist, a local policeman and former lover of Vera's, contacts her while investigating the death of one of the refugees. Natas has a list of agents operating in the host country and wants to sell them to the Americans. However before he can do so, Vera tries to kill him, after an argument about getting her parents out of Liquidatzia.

The Phantom Carriage(1958)

1h 49min | Drama
2.5/5 (with 2 votes)

The third film adaptation of Selma Lagerlöf's novel of the same name. The drinker David Holm gets killed right on the stroke of midnight on New Year's Eve will face the death coachman, which happens to be his old friend Georges. Together, reliving the events of the past, and David becomes aware that he ruined the lives of two women who both loved him.

Sir Arne's Treasure(1954)

1h 28min | Drama
3.0/5 (with 1 vote)

Three Scottish noblemen escape from Gripsholm Castle and breaks in to the home of Lord Arne. They kill everyone except for Lord Arne's adopted daughter Elsalill.

The Staffan Stolle Story(1956)

2.9/5 (with 3 votes)

Staffan Stolle becomes the sole heir to a rich and noble family when he is just a little boy. Early on he is engaged to be married to a girl he finds he does not love. Instead he flees the country only to return under a false name, looking for true love.

The Yellow Squadron(1954)

1h 26min | Action, Drama
2.8/5 (with 2 votes)

The year is 1954. The war in Korea has just ended and the superpowers stand by each side of the boarder. The peace in Europe is fragile and the cold war is imminent. At F8 - Air Fore Base, the yellow squadron stand ready with its J29 fighters.

It's Never Too Late(1956)

1h 20min | Drama
2.7/5 (with 3 votes)

Görel and Arne are about to get a divorce. Görel thinks back on how history has repeated itself within her family.

Fridolf sticker opp!(1958)

1h 28min | Comedy
2.8/5 (with 3 votes)

A comedy about the shunned office worker Fridolf who gets into trouble when a rationalization expert audits the colonial goods company. It doesn't get any better when Fridolf invites the clerk Lisa, who is newly employed and feels lonely, to his home, a visit that his jealous wife Selma does not appreciate.

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