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Movies: Best Movies in Danish(Dansk)

Danish ( (listen); dansk pronounced [ˈtænˀsk] (listen), dansk sprog [ˈtænˀsk ˈspʁɔwˀ]) is a North Germanic language spoken by about 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, about 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". Although writing is compatible, spoken Danish is distinctly different from Norwegian and Swedish and thus the degree of m... ()

Danish is spoken in Germany, Denmark, Greenland and Faroe Islands and 2,439 movies (between 1902 and 2020) with this language have been recorded so far. Most of these movies were shot in Denmark (2,254). Popular genres for Danish movies are Drama (832), Comedy (769) and Kids & Family (382). The Salvation (2014), The Hunt (2012), Love Is All You Need (2012), Melancholia (2011) and In a Better World (2010) 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 258 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 1,001 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.

Love Is All You Need(2012)

R
| 1h 56min | Comedy, Romance / Love, Drama
3.0/5 (with 91 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.

Melancholia(2011)

R
| 2h 15min | Drama, Science Fiction
3.6/5 (with 1,070 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
3.6/5 (with 117 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.

A Royal Affair(2012)

R
| 2h 17min | Drama, History, Romance / Love
3.7/5 (with 278 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 161 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)

3.3/5 (with 16 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.

Latte and the Magic Waterstone(2019)

3.1/5 (with 4 votes)

When a greedy bear steals a magic stone to keep the forest’s water for himself, a brave hedgehog and a timid squirrel must work together to retrieve it.

Babette's Feast(1987)

G
| 1h 42min | Comedy, Drama
3.6/5 (with 99 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 287 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.

Ronal the Barbarian(2011)

R
| 1h 25min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
3.1/5 (with 85 votes)

Ronal is a young barbarian with low self-esteem, the polar opposite of all the muscular barbarians in his village. He's a real wuss. However, as fate would have it, responsibility for the tribe's survival falls on Ronal's scrawny shoulders, when the evil Lord Volcazar raids the village and abducts every living barbarian with the exception of Ronal, who is forced to go on a perilous quest to save his enslaved clan and thwart Volcazar’s plot to rule the world. Along the way, our unlikely hero is joined by Alibert the buttery bard, Zandra the gorgeous shield-maiden and Elric the metrosexual elfin guide. To ultimately vanquish the enemy, the band must overcome awesome challenges.

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Antboy: Revenge of the Red Fury(2014)

3.0/5 (with 19 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 64 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.

Get Santa(2016)

3.5/5 (with 1 vote)

Eight-year old Julius lives at an orphanage. Julius is a bit of an outsider, and secretly still believes in Santa Claus. When he is confronted with the fact that Santa Claus may just be the headmaster of the orphanage dressing up, Julius loses not only his belief in Santa - also his belief in himself. But then something strange happens, and suddenly Julius finds himself in a magic world.

Directed by Jacob Ley

Manderlay(2005)

2h 19min | Drama
3.5/5 (with 89 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.

Prop and Berta(2001)

2.9/5 (with 2 votes)

Prop & Berta is the story of a friendship between a little stout man and a big and proud cow, who are able to talk to each other. Together they confront an ugly and evil witch who is determined to get rid of them because they have moved into a house on the edge of her wood. The witch hates neighbours and through magic and evil planning she turns Prop and Berta's friends, the Teeny burpers, into dangerous hoodlums who begin to terrorize the nearby town. Prop and Berta manage to overcome the witch and turn her into a good person, restoring peace in the little town and breaking the spell which binds their friends.

Directed by Per Fly

Terribly Happy(2008)

1h 30min | Drama, Thriller
3.3/5 (with 21 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.

Mini and the Mozzies(2014)

The mini beetle Mini appears in a flea circus together with Egon and Dagmar. The flea-girl Miranda bullies Mini and tricks him into interfering in Dagmar's line dancing, making her fall and sprain her foot. Deeply ashamed, Mini runs away and meets a gang of robbers. The brutal beetle, Basse, who orders Mini to break into the bees' honey stock, leads the gang. However, the bee-soldiers catch him, and he is sentenced to life-long hard labour. Meanwhile, Miranda regrets her bullying of Mini and together with Mini, who has managed to escape, and their brave friends, the ants, they succeed in recovering Egon's beloved racing bike, which has been stolen by the robbers.

Directed by Flemming Quist Møller, Jannik Hastrup, Flemming Møller

Det' jo løgn(2010)

3.0/5 (with 1 vote)

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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 143 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.

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, ...

Nissebanden 1(1984)

3.5/5 (with 1 vote)

- No description / details available yet. -

13(2010)

11min | Drama

Emma goes to see her father on her birthday, but only his new boyfriend is at home.

Directed by Malou Reymann - With Marie Hammer Boda, Nicolei Faber, Rasmus Botoft

ZombieWestern: It Came from the West(2007)

17min | Horror
4.0/5 (with 1 vote)

Virgil lives alone with his bully father and a mute bartender and he is being mocked by the two tough cowboys Eddie and Hank. Because of The Dark Butcher who has been terrorizing the local Indian tribe, the Indians see no other way, than bringing the dead to live by performing The Forbidden Rituals. When the Zombies suddenly attack the saloon, action begins and true characters are brought to daylight. And who is The Dark Butcher?

Directed by Tor Fruergaard

Isfugle(1983)

1h 30min | Drama
2.5/5 (with 1 vote)

John and René are in their twenties, close friends but different enough for René to be nicknamed Thunderbird, while John remains just plain John. John feels irresistibly drawn into Thunderbird's orbit, but René isn't all flash. He actually longs to share John's plainness and quiet calm.

Directed by Søren Kragh-Jacobsen - With Claus Bue, Alice Thorlacius, Anne-Lise Gabold, Bodil Lindorff, Elisabeth Gjerluff Nielsen, Geert Vindahl, ...

Drengen der forsvandt(1984)

- No description / details available yet. -

Escaping the Dead(2017)

1h 16min | Horror

Inspired by the face eating incident in Florida a few years back, the film has its starting point in a typical day for the lead character, David. David is the local marihuana pusher, but he is the kind of dealer that smokes more than he sells. The country has been hit by a new deathdrug and when David and his partner in crime, Ahmir, are offered some exceptionally cheap cocaine they see it as an opportunity to earn big money to pay their debt. The cocaine turns out to have a terrible side effect that creates a giant zombie outbreak that spreads across the entire Copenhagen. In the film we follow David and his bloody fight out of the city.

Directed by Martin Sonntag - With Kim Sønderholm, Dorte Rømer, Lloyd Kaufman, Lone Fleming, Martin Sonntag, Ole Dupont, ...

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.

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