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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 2,590 movies (between 1902 and 2022) with this language have been recorded so far. Most of these movies were shot in Denmark (2,392). Popular genres for Danish movies are Drama (921), Comedy (813) and Kids & Family (399). The Hunt (2012), Love Is All You Need (2012), The Keeper of Lost Causes (2013), In a Better World (2010) and A Royal Affair (2012) are among the best known & most successful Danish movies.


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The Hunt(2012)

R
| 1h 56min | Drama
4.1/5 (with 1,198 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 104 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.

The Keeper of Lost Causes(2013)

NR
| 1h 33min | Thriller, Mystery, Crime
3.6/5 (with 243 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.

In a Better World(2010)

R
| 1h 58min | Drama
3.6/5 (with 135 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 311 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 180 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 18 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 119 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
3.8/5 (with 321 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.

Another Round(2020)

1h 57min | Comedy, Drama
3.9/5 (with 256 votes)

Four high school teachers launch a drinking experiment: upholding a constant low level of intoxication.

Ronal the Barbarian(2011)

R
| 1h 25min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
3.1/5 (with 92 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.

Headhunter(2009)

1h 42min | Thriller
2.9/5 (with 19 votes)

Martin Vinge, former notorious journalist, now successful headhunter with a complicated personal life, is in all confidentiality contacted by 85 year-old N.F. Sieger, S.E.O. of Denmark's largest shipping company and oil empire. Sieger hires Martin to find an alternative heir to the firm instead of his son, Daniel Sieger, who for a long time has been destined to take the company into the next era. Martin starts coming up with suitable names for the position, but discovers that he has actually been entangled in a larger impenetrable power game aimed at deciding what is really going to happen to the company; a brutal power struggle that puts an intense pressure on Martin and his private life and relationships.

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Antboy: Revenge of the Red Fury(2014)

3.1/5 (with 24 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.

Pusher(1996)

1h 45min | Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
3.5/5 (with 222 votes)

A drug pusher grows increasingly desperate after a botched deal leaves him with a large debt to a ruthless drug lord.

The Salvation(2014)

1h 32min | Drama, Western
3.2/5 (with 288 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.

Hodja from Pjort(1985)

2.4/5 (with 2 votes)

Inspired by tales from "Arabian Nights", with many a touch of magic, but primarily based on a book by Denmark's Ole Lund Kirkegaard, a master of the baroque stories for children, this adventurer takes the boy Hodja on a flying carpet outing. The boy wants to see the world and asks his girl-friend Emerald along. But an evil Sultan has his own designs on the carpet. Shot on Turkish locations with an extensive use of special effects.

A War(2015)

1h 55min | Drama, War
3.4/5 (with 73 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 108 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.

Terribly Happy(2008)

1h 30min | Drama, Thriller
3.1/5 (with 28 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)

- No description / details available yet. -

Valhalla(2019)

1h 45min | Adventure, Fantasy
2.6/5 (with 27 votes)

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 dreaded Fenrir wolf and the god's barbaric archenemies, the Jotnar. Side by side with the gods the two children must fight to save Valhalla from the end of the world - Ragnarok.

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.

Directed by Kaspar Astrup Schröder - With Bjarke Ingels

The Idiots(1998)

1h 57min | Drama, Comedy
3.3/5 (with 167 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. -

Havregrød til Egon(1995)

4.0/5 (with 1 vote)

- No description / details available yet. -

To(1964)

1h 28min | Comedy

In this romantic drama, Niels (Jens Osterholm) is a petty thief and irresponsible lout who meets Lone (Yvonne Ingdal), a hospital lab assistant who is just the opposite of Niels. The two meet, fall in love, and must learn the old adage that opposites attract. The unenviable Niels and the model citizen Lone are helpless to fight their passionate chemistry when they are together.

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