Films Shot in Greenland

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Where'd You Go, Bernadette(2019)

| 1h 43min | Drama, Comedy, Mystery
3.4/5 (with 163 votes)

When architect-turned-recluse Bernadette Fox goes missing prior to a family trip to Antarctica, her 15-year-old daughter Bee goes on a quest with Bernadette's husband to find her.

The Last Airbender(2010)

| 1h 43min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy
2.4/5 (with 1,386 votes)

The story follows the adventures of Aang, a young successor to a long line of Avatars, who must put his childhood ways aside and stop the Fire Nation from enslaving the Water, Earth and Air nations.

Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer(2007)

| 1h 32min | Adventure, Fantasy, Action, Thriller
2.8/5 (with 2,970 votes)

The Fantastic Four return to the big screen as a new and all powerful enemy threatens the Earth. The seemingly unstoppable 'Silver Surfer', but all is not what it seems and there are old and new enemies that pose a greater threat than the intrepid superheroes realize.

Eight Below(2006)

3.5/5 (with 617 votes)

In the Antarctic, after an expedition with Dr. Davis McClaren, the sled dog trainer Jerry Shepherd has to leave the polar base with his colleagues due to the proximity of a heavy snow storm. He ties his dogs to be rescued after, but the mission is called-off and the dogs are left alone at their own fortune. For six months, Jerry tries to find a sponsor for a rescue mission.

Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb(1964)

| 1h 35min | Drama, Comedy, War
4.1/5 (with 1,860 votes)

After the insane General Jack D. Ripper initiates a nuclear strike on the Soviet Union during the Cold War, a war room full of politicians, generals and a Russian diplomat all frantically try to stop the nuclear strike.


3.1/5 (with 147 votes)

The Soviets have developed a revolutionary new jet fighter, called 'Firefox'. Worried that the jet will be used as a first-strike weapon—as there are rumours that it is undetectable by radar—the British send ex-Vietnam War pilot, Mitchell Gant on a covert mission into the Soviet Union to steal the Firefox.

Smilla's Sense of Snow(1997)

3.2/5 (with 73 votes)

Smilla Jaspersen, half Danish, half Greenlander, attempts to understand the death of a small boy who falls from the roof of her apartment building. Suspecting wrongdoing, Smilla uncovers a trail of clues leading towards a secretive corporation that has made several mysterious expeditions to Greenland. Scenes from the film were shot in Copenhagen and western Greenland. The film was entered into the 47th Berlin International Film Festival, where director Bille August was nominated for the Golden Bear.

Winged Migration(2001)

| 1h 38min | Documentary
3.8/5 (with 47 votes)

The cameras of Jacques Perrin fly with migratory birds: geese, storks, cranes. The film begins with spring in North America and the migration to the Arctic; the flight is a community event for each species. Once in the Arctic, it's family time: courtship, nests, eggs, fledglings, and first flight. Chicks must soon fly south. Bad weather, hunters, and pollution take their toll. Then, the cameras go.

Directed by Jacques Perrin, Jacques Cluzaud, Michel Debats - With Jacques Perrin, Philippe Labro

Beyond The Pole(2009)

1h 27min | Comedy, Documentary, Drama
2.7/5 (with 2 votes)

A documentary film crew follows the first carbon neutral, organic, vegetarian expedition ever to attempt the North Pole. Simultaneously Saving the Planet and getting into the Guinness Book of Records Brian and Mark hope to kill two birds with one stone. Unfortunately, they have never done anything like this before.

The Experiment(2010)

1h 36min | Drama, Thriller
2.4/5 (with 3 votes)

THE EXPERIMENT is the story of the nurse Gert, who is appointed as headmistress of a special children's home, owned by the Danish state in Greenland, 1951. The children's home is intended to accommodate 16 carefully selected Greenlandic children, who have just come home after a year of civilization in Denmark. Now they are to be introduced into the Greenlandic community as role models. Gert, who lives alone and has no family, accepts the assignment with pride. She is idealistic and ambitious and feels passionate about saving Greenland from destitution. The means to this end is to educate and civilize the 16 children in the Danish language and culture, so they can spearhead Greenland's transformation from being a poor hunter society to being an equal part of Denmark. Due to her blind faith in the experiment, Gert underestimates the obvious personal costs to the children. And when the children as well as the Danish state fail her...

S.O.S. Iceberg(1933)

1h 30min | Drama, Adventure
3.0/5 (with 3 votes)

A expedition goes in search of a party lost the year before.


1h 59min | Adventure, Drama
3.1/5 (with 4 votes)

A young teacher, Eva Nygaard, arrives in Greenland from Denmark to surprise her fiance, the Doctor Erik Halsøe, but is crushed to find he has not waited for her and he is about to be married to his assisting nurse. Eva travels to a small fishing village to await the next ship back to Denmark. There she enters into a tense and often confrontational relationship with Jens, a quiet moody Dane who manages a trading company outpost. Meanwhile, Jens is trying to persuade a Greenlander named Pavia to become a company fisherman, despite Pavia's fear of alienating his fellow villagers and upsetting the spirit, Qivitoq.

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1h 35min
1.8/5 (with 1 vote)

A love-struck man discovers he has an incurable illness shortly after meeting the woman of his dreams.

Directed by Otto Rosing - With Lars Rosing, Julie Berthelsen, Morten Rose

Milak, der Grönlandjäger(1928)

Critics of the time called "Milak, der Grönlandjäger" the German answer to Robert Flaherty’s "Nanook of the North" (1922). Filmed largely on location in Greenland and Norway’s Spitsbergen archipelago, the film combines impressive landscape footage with ethnographic observation.

Directed by Georg Asagaroff - With Ruth Weyher

Nordpol - Ahoi!(1934)

1h 22min | Comedy

Film by Andrew Marton.

Directed by Andrew Marton - With Walter Riml

Vanishing Point(2012)

3.5/5 (with 1 vote)

Two Inuit communities in the circumpolar Arctic, linked by lineage to a legendary shaman, navigate through the greatest social and environmental challenges in their history.

Directed by Stephen A. Smith

Operation Blue Jay(1953)

28min | Documentary
3.0/5 (with 1 vote)

The U.S. Signal Corps construct a huge airbase in Thule, Greenland.

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