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Movies: Best Movies in Danish(Dansk)

Danish ( (listen); dansk pronounced [ˈtænˀsk] (listen), dansk sprog [ˈtænˀsk ˈspʁɔʊ̯ˀ]) is a North Germanic language spoken by around six million people, principally in Denmark, Greenland and in the region of Southern Schleswig in northern Germany, where it has minority language status. Also, minor Danish-speaking communities are found in Norway, Sweden, Spain, the United States, Canada, Brazil, and Argentina. Due to immigration and language shift in urban areas, around 15–20% of the population of Greenland speak Danish as their first language. Along with the other North Germanic languages, Danish is a descendant of Old Norse, the common language of the Germanic peoples who lived in Scandinavia during the Viking Era. Danish, together with Swedish, derives from the East Norse dialect group, while the Middle Norwegian language before the influence of Danish and Norwegian Bokmål are classified as West Norse along with Faroese and Icelandic. A more recent classification based on mutual intelligibility separates modern spoken Danish, Norwegian, and Swedish as "mainland Scandinavian", while Icelandic and Faroese are classified as "insular Scandinavian". Until the 16th century, Danish was a continuum of dialects spoken from Schleswig to Scania with no standard variety ... ()

Danish is spoken in Germany, Denmark, Greenland and Faroe Islands and 2,028 movies (between 1902 and 2020) with this language have been recorded so far. Most of these movies were shot in Denmark (1,867). Popular genres for Danish movies are Drama (777), Comedy (727) and Kids & Family (364). The Salvation (2014), The Hunt (2012), Melancholia (2011), In a Better World (2010) and Love Is All You Need (2012) are among the best known & most successful Danish movies.


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The Salvation(2014)

R
| 1h 32min | Drama, Western
3.2/5 (with 237 votes)

In 1870s America, a peaceful American settler kills his family's murderer which unleashes the fury of a notorious gang leader. His cowardly fellow townspeople then betray him, forcing him to hunt down the outlaws alone.

The Hunt(2012)

R
| 1h 56min | Drama
4.1/5 (with 905 votes)

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.

Melancholia(2011)

R
| 2h 10min | Drama, Science Fiction
3.6/5 (with 919 votes)

Two sisters find their already strained relationship challenged as a mysterious new planet threatens to collide with Earth.

In a Better World(2010)

R
| 1h 58min | Drama
3.7/5 (with 106 votes)

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.

Love Is All You Need(2012)

R
| 1h 56min | Comedy, Romance / Love, Drama
3.0/5 (with 82 votes)

Romantic comedy from Academy Award winner Susanne Bier (Brothers, In a Better World), about two very different families brought together for a wedding in a beautiful old Italian villa.

A Royal Affair(2012)

R
| 2h 17min | Drama, History, Romance / Love
3.7/5 (with 257 votes)

A young queen falls in love with her physician, and they start a revolution that changes their nation forever.

A Conspiracy of Faith(2016)

NR
| 1h 48min | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
3.5/5 (with 138 votes)

Denmark, 2016. A blurred note is found in a bottle that has traveled across the ocean for a long time. After deciphering the cryptic note, Department Q members follow a sinister trail that leads them to investigate a case occurred in 2008. At the same time, new tragic events take place that test their faith and deepest beliefs.

The One and Only(1999)

3.4/5 (with 13 votes)

When handyman Niller comes to install Sus' new kitchen one day, their immediate crush is a sweet escape from both of their problematic relationships.

Babette's Feast(1987)

G
| 1h 42min | Comedy, Drama
3.6/5 (with 84 votes)

A French housekeeper with a mysterious past brings quiet revolution in the form of one exquisite meal to a circle of starkly pious villagers in late 19th century Denmark.

Breaking the Waves(1996)

R
| 2h 39min | Drama, Romance / Love
3.7/5 (with 248 votes)

In a small and conservative Scottish village, a woman's paralytic husband convinces her to have extramarital intercourse so she can tell him about it and give him a reason for living.

Antboy: Revenge of the Red Fury(2014)

3.1/5 (with 17 votes)

The film ' Antboy: Revenge of the Red Fury ' is a sequel to the Danish superhero film Antboy, based on the books by Kenneth Bøgh Andersen. The story is again on the ordinary Danish boy Pelle, who secretly fights crime as a superhero Antboy. In the first film, he made ​​short work of the super villain flea , now tucked away on the local insane clinic.

A War(2015)

1h 55min | Drama, War
3.4/5 (with 54 votes)

Company commander Claus Michael Pedersen and his men are stationed in Helmand, Afghanistan. Meanwhile back in Denmark, with a husband at war and three children missing their father, everyday life is a struggle for Claus' wife Maria. During a routine mission, the soldiers are caught in heavy Taliban crossfire. In order to save his men, Claus makes a decision that ultimately sees him return to Denmark accused of a war crime.

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Manderlay(2005)

2h 19min | Drama
3.5/5 (with 80 votes)

In 1933, after leaving Dogville, Grace Margaret Mulligan sees a slave being punished at a cotton farm called Manderlay. Officially slavery is illegal and Grace stands up against the owners of the farm. She stays with some gangsters in Manderlay and tries to influence the situation. But when harvest time comes Grace sees the social and economic reality of Manderlay.

Terribly Happy(2008)

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

Robert Hansen, 34, a young police officer from Copenhagen, is transferred against his will to the small town of Skarrild in Southern Jutland as a substitute Marshall. The transfer is Robert’s chance to start over. Whether he is allowed to return to his job in Copenhagen, all depends on how well he performs in this frontier town.

Directed by Henrik Ruben Genz - With Jakob Cedergren, Anders Hove, Jens Jørn Spottag, Sune Geertsen, Taina Anneli Berg, Thorkild Demuth, ...

Det' jo løgn(2010)

3.0/5 (with 1 vote)

- No description / details available yet. -

Big Time(2017)

1h 33min | Documentary
3.2/5 (with 2 votes)

Big Time gets up close with Danish architectural prodigy Bjarke Ingels over a period of six years while he is struggling to complete his largest projects yet, the Manhattan skyscraper W57 and Two World Trade Center.

The Idiots(1998)

1h 57min | Drama, Comedy
3.3/5 (with 126 votes)

With his first Dogma-95 film director Lars von Trier opens up a completely new film platform. With a mix of home-video and documentary styles the film tells the story of a group of young people who have decided to get to know their “inner-idiots” and thus not only facing and breaking their outer appearance but also their inner.

Nissebanden 1(1984)

3.5/5 (with 1 vote)

- No description / details available yet. -

A Regular Thing(1997)

24min | Comedy, Drama
3.0/5 (with 1 vote)

Love has a price in this quirky sex comedy. Sten is a 30- year-old librarian. Over a book he meets supersexy Katja, the woman of his dreams, and they soon end up in bed together. It's love at first sight, but the next thing he knows, Katja wants money every time they make love. Otherwise their relationship will become trivial, she says. Reluctantly Sten agrees, but then Katja puts up the price.

Directed by Louise Andreasen - With Hanne Jørna, Helle Merete Sørensen, Ulrich Thomsen, Trine Dyrholm, Peter Reichhardt, Fash Shodeinde, ...

The Absent One(2014)

NR
| 1h 56min | Crime, Thriller, Mystery, Drama
3.6/5 (with 153 votes)

Denmark, 2014. A former police officer asks Carl Mørck, head of Department Q, to find out who brutally killed his young twins in 1994. Although a local inhabitant confessed and was convicted of murder, Carl and his partner Assad soon realize that there is something in the case resolution that is terribly wrong.

The Keeper of Lost Causes(2013)

NR
| 1h 33min | Thriller, Mystery, Crime
3.6/5 (with 183 votes)

Denmark, 2013. Police officers Carl Mørck and Hafez el-Assad, sole members of Department Q, which is focused on closing cold cases, investigate the disappearance of politician Merete Lynggaard, vanished when she and her brother were traveling aboard a ferry five years ago.

Pusher II: With Blood on My Hands(2004)

1h 40min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
3.6/5 (with 90 votes)

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.

Directed by Nicolas Winding Refn - With Mads Mikkelsen, Leif Sylvester Petersen, Maria Erwolter, Maya Ababadjani, Michael Ziele, Thomas Harder, ...

A Hijacking(2012)

R
| 1h 43min | Thriller, Drama
3.5/5 (with 76 votes)

Tensions are high after a Danish freighter is captured and held for ransom by Somali pirates, leading to weeks of high-stakes negotiations – and an escalating potential for explosive violence.

Adam's Apples(2005)

R
| 1h 34min | Drama, Comedy, Crime
3.8/5 (with 171 votes)

A neo-nazi sentenced to community service at a church clashes with the blindly devotional priest.

The Celebration(1998)

1h 45min | Drama
3.9/5 (with 219 votes)

A grandiose party to celebrate a sixtieth birthday unleashes a family drama with all the lies that conceal horrendous secrets. The eldest son, Christian, stages a showdown with the popular pater familias; his provocative, moving after-dinner speech dislodges all the masks, which finally fall completely as the father-son conflict intensifies and the bewildered guests look on.

Having a Brother(2006)

Morten the hedgehog suddenly acquires a baby brother and getting mummy and daddy's attention becomes very difficult. Morten decides to get rid of his baby brother and put back the clock.

The Youth Experiment(2011)

28min | Documentary

The Youth Experiment is a reality/documentary program where a participant must face another person's challenges and problems. In this program, the test subject has to live as gay for a week, even coming out to his parents.

My Sister's Kids in Africa(2013)

3.2/5 (with 3 votes)

This time our already familiar family moves to Africa in order to save endangered wildlife.

Rita and Crocodile(2017)

Rita is a small and very determined girl who has a very hungry friend, Crocodile, who lives in the bathtub. Most probably, Crocodile only exists in Rita's imagination, but this is Rita's world and Crocodile is a real part of it.

Last Men in Aleppo(2017)

1h 41min | Documentary
3.5/5 (with 22 votes)

Winner of the Grand Jury Documentary prize at the Sundance Film Festival, Syrian filmmaker Feras Fayyad’s breathtaking work — a searing example of boots-on-the-ground reportage — follows the efforts of the internationally recognized White Helmets, an organization consisting of ordinary citizens who are the first to rush towards military strikes and attacks in the hope of saving lives. Incorporating moments of both heart-pounding suspense and improbable beauty, the documentary draws us into the lives of three of its founders — Khaled, Subhi, and Mahmoud — as they grapple with the chaos around them and struggle with an ever-present dilemma: do they flee or stay and fight for their country?

Directed by Feras Fayyad
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