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Movies: Best Movies in Dutch(Nederlands)

Dutch (Nederlands) is a West Germanic language spoken by around 24 million people as a first language and 5 million people as a second language, constituting the majority of people in the Netherlands (where it is the sole official language countrywide) and Belgium (as one of three official languages). It is the third-most-widely spoken Germanic language, after its close relatives English and German. Outside the Low Countries, it is the native language of the majority of the population of Suriname where it also holds an official status, as it does in Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten, which are constituent countries of the Kingdom of the Netherlands located in the Caribbean. Historical linguistic minorities on the verge of extinction remain in parts of France and Germany, and in Indonesia, while up to half a million native speakers may reside in the United States, Canada and Australia combined. The Cape Dutch dialects of Southern Africa have evolved into Afrikaans, a mutually intelligible daughter language which is spoken to some degree by at least 16 million people, mainly in South Africa and Namibia. Dutch is one of the closest relatives of both German and English and is colloquially said to be "roughly in between" them. Dutch, like English, has not undergone the High German c... ()

Dutch is spoken in Germany, France, Netherlands, Belgium, Suriname, Aruba, Curaçao and Sint Maarten and 2,297 movies (between 1900 and 2020) with this language have been recorded so far. Most of these movies were shot in Netherlands (1,334). Popular genres for Dutch movies are Drama (764), Comedy (448) and Documentary (323). Black Book (2006), Gooische Vrouwen (2011), New Kids Turbo (2010), F.C. De Kampioenen: Kampioen zijn blijft plezant (2013) and Bon Bini Holland (2015) are among the best known & most successful Dutch movies.


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Black Book(2006)

R
| 2h 25min | Drama, Thriller, War
3.7/5 (with 262 votes)

In the Nazi-occupied Netherlands during World War II, a Jewish singer infiltrates the regional Gestapo headquarters for the Dutch resistance.

Gooische Vrouwen(2011)

1h 45min | Drama
3.0/5 (with 17 votes)

Gooische Vrouwen (Vipers Nest) is based on a very popular Dutch TV series and can be described as a Dutch variation of Sex and the City and Desperate Housewives. The film tells the story of four girlfriends who live in the bourgeois area ‘t Gooi, where life always seems to run smoothly, but dark clouds are gathering on the horizon. A flight seems the only way out….

New Kids Turbo(2010)

1h 24min | Action, Comedy
3.2/5 (with 63 votes)

Five friends from 'Maaskantje' are getting fired because of the economic crisis. They decide that they won't pay for anything anymore.

F.C. De Kampioenen: Kampioen zijn blijft plezant(2013)

1h 55min | Comedy
2.8/5 (with 8 votes)

De Kampioenen travel to France to play a friendly soccer match against the team of one of Boma's business partners. What had to become a nice holiday, ends up totally different than De Kampioenen expected.

Directed by Eric Wirix - With Frank De Bleeckere, Jaak Van Assche, Johan Museeuw, Michel de Warzee, Mike Verdrengh, Mourade Zeguendi, ...

Bon Bini Holland(2015)

1h 35min | Comedy
2.8/5 (with 14 votes)

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The Broken Circle Breakdown(2012)

1h 52min | Drama
3.9/5 (with 308 votes)

The loss of their young daughter threatens to destroy the love and faith of two married musicians.

Ballen(2013)

3.5/5 (with 1 vote)

22-year old Teun has to move back home. His house-mates have organized a farewell dinner for him. What starts as a social gathering, emotions are running high soon.

Costa!(2001)

3.0/5 (with 8 votes)

The story about a wild week at the Spanish coast. Romance at the beach, competition on the dance floor. Salty water, sweet kisses...

Crazy About Ya(2010)

2.9/5 (with 3 votes)

In Crazy About Ya, different characters meet. Sometimes their stories are closely interwoven, sometimes they just brush past each other. But sooner or later everyone runs into the hero of this story, Saint Jan. As a true sanctus ex machina he makes sure that in the end, they are all a bit crazier about each other again.

Directed by Jan Verheyen - With Barbara Sarafian, Charlotte Timmers, Jappe Claes, Joël Vanhoebrouck, Joke Devynck, Kim Hertogs, ...

Bride Flight(2008)

R
| 2h 10min | Drama
3.6/5 (with 9 votes)

The story of the women on the KLM flight that won the 1953 Air Race from London to Christchurch, New Zealand.

Spoon(2005)

1h 36min | Kids & Family, Drama
3.5/5 (with 2 votes)

Years ago, Lepel's parents left an hot air balloon world tour. He stays with granny Koppenol, a mean bitch who constantly exploits him for domestic chores, in her buttons shop and even as accomplice in the department store where she steals the buttons from clothes. After she won't even leave him the balloon kind salesman Max gave him, Lepel, now 9, runs away. He meets Max's slightly older daughter Pleun. Schoolmaster Bijts is also looking for him, but only as arithmetics talent for an academic schools contest. Max accidentally finds out the sad truth about Lepel's family.

Fashion Chicks(2015)

1h 33min | Comedy
3.1/5 (with 30 votes)

A nerdy girl creates an alter-ego to launch a successful fashion blog.

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Moscow, Belgium(2008)

3.4/5 (with 11 votes)

€?Moscou’ is a densely populated working class neighbourhood on the outskirts of Ghent, Belgium. Matty, mother of three, bumps her car into a truck on the parking lot of a supermarket. Johnny climbs down from the cabin. He is infuriated by the dent in his front bumper and yells at Matty. Although impressed by the accident, Matty fights back with sharp words. Their discussion turns into a row, and the police have to intervene. Matty goes home, the trunk of her car dancing up and down. Back in her apartment, Matty takes a hot bath to recover from the afternoon’s emotionswhen the phone rings. It’s Johnny, apologizing for his behaviour on the parking lot. Matty tells him to stay out of her life. A dramatic comedy begins about a woman whose soul is full of dents and bruises.

Happy Family(2006)

2.7/5 (with 3 votes)

Thijs is a ripe-age Dutch tomato grower. His adult daughters plan to have him move in a skyscraper-flat, leaving home and professional life, but he takes his adolescent (half-)Moroccon grandson Omar's advice to refuse and keep living. Thijs even lets the cheerful rascal coach his love-life, which lands him on a blind date with Jacky, an energetic Flemish woman, who won't take no for an answer but turns up at his door-step till he consents, and soon drags him into evening life, preparing for a dance contest. Soon after Omar turns up, listless and lazier then ever, runaway from school and home. The obvious reason for the horny hound's hanging head is a girl: Mergal is foxy, Turkish and as smitten as he, but her burly big brother Erhan will only allow a boy to go steady with her who has proven himself his better on the field in the traditional manly sport of oil-wrestling. Now Thijs...

All the Time in the World(2011)

3.6/5 (with 5 votes)

When Molly, the 21 year-old sister of Maarten, departs the family home, she leaves her older brother with empty nest syndrome. But it also opens up new opportunities for him, such as the possibility to explore his love for Arthur, a closet gay. Molly and Maarten wrestle with their personal relationships and also their relationship with one another, but fate nevertheless seems determined to strike them both down.

Winter in Wartime(2008)

R
| 1h 43min | Drama, History, War
3.4/5 (with 49 votes)

During World War II in the freezing Netherlands winter of 1944/1945 the western Netherlands are in the grip of a famine. Many people move east to provide for their families. Fourteen year old Michiel can't wait to join the Dutch resistance, to the dismay of his father, who, as mayor, works to prevent escalations in the village.

The Assault(1986)

2h 4min | History, Drama
3.5/5 (with 11 votes)

At the end of WW II the Dutch resistance kills a German officer in front of the house of a Dutch family. Years after the war the young boy who witnessed the killing runs into the members of the resistance who committed the killing.

Waiter(2006)

1h 35min | Comedy
3.4/5 (with 9 votes)

Edgar works as a waiter in 'Het Westen', a restaurant. He is married and has a lover. His neighbors terrorize him with loud music and garbage. One day after he is mistreated by some customers he is sick of it all and goes to talk to his creator, the scenario writer.

Orange Fever(2018)

4.0/5 (with 1 vote)

As the whole country is preparing for the World Cup, all characters are confronted with the Dutch ‘Orange Fever’, which seems to either bring them closer together, or drift them apart.

Ceres(2018)

1h 13min | Documentary
4.0/5 (with 1 vote)

Ceres is a poetic yet realistic documentary that follows four children as they experience the natural cycle of life on a farm. Each child lives on a remote farm in the southwest of the Netherlands and is learning the profession of their ancestors from a young age. They each dream that one day they will take over the farms of their father or grandfather.

Borgman(2013)

1h 53min | Thriller, Drama
3.4/5 (with 79 votes)

Borgman is the central character of this dark, malevolent fable. Is he a dream or a demon, a twisted allegory or an all-too-real embodiment of our fears? Borgman is a sinister arrival in the sealed-off streets of modern suburbia. His presence unleashes a crowing gallery of distortion around the careful façade constructed by an arrogant, comfortable couple, their three children and nanny.

Loft(2008)

3.5/5 (with 90 votes)

Five close friends, all of them married, share a loft to meet their mistresses. One day they find the body of a young woman in the loft. Since there are only five keys to the loft, the five men begin to suspect each other of murder.

Ben X(2007)

1h 30min | Drama
3.5/5 (with 77 votes)

Harassed by bullies because of his mild autism, teen Ben (Greg Timmermans) finds refuge in an online computer game, which leads him to his virtual dream girl, Scarlite (Laura Verlinden). Together, the odd couple seeks revenge against Ben's tormentors. Director Nic Balthazar's beguiling mix of kitchen-sink drama and full-blown fantasy was Belgium's Oscar submission for Best Foreign Language Film.

Deaf Child(2018)

1h 12min | Documentary
3.5/5 (with 1 vote)

To forever be an outsider in your own country or roam freely in an international but tiny kingdom? That is the choice Tobias, who was born deaf, seems to be faced with.

A Real Vermeer(2016)

3.0/5 (with 4 votes)

Young and talented Han van Meegeren is a rebel in the early 1920's Amsterdam art-scene. Because he paints in the style of his idols Rembrandt and Vermeer, critics find his work old-fashioned and they call him a copycat. Just to prove a point, he produces a fake Vermeer and tries to pass it off as a real one. It works. Instead of revealing the truth and thereby embarrassing the art world, he continues to make money off of his many forgeries. Soon he is caught in a web of lies and deceit, and his life spins out of control. Then one day, high ranking Nazi Hermann Göring knocks on his door, looking for a Vermeer for his private collection...

Pitch(2016)

10min

Helpful and idealistic couple Anneke (53) and Marian (49) are faced with the decision of giving up their beloved mobile home, which they have been going to for over twenty years, so that refugees may live there.

Quality Time(2017)

1h 26min | Drama, Comedy
3.0/5 (with 1 vote)

Five thirty-something men in as many separate segments struggle to grapple with the relentless absurdity of their respective existences.

Kauwboy(2012)

1h 21min | Kids & Family, Drama
3.1/5 (with 15 votes)

Ten-year-old Jojo lives with his father, a security guard with a volatile personality who drinks to manage the unspoken despair he feels about his wife's absence, which he refuses to discuss with his son. In the midst of so much uncertainty, Jojo finds comfort and happiness in caring for an abandoned baby bird, a jackdaw, who is even more vulnerable than himself.

Directed by Boudewijn Koole - With Ricky Koole

Michel, acteur verliest de woorden(2018)

1h 24min

In 2014 actor Michel van Dousselaere (Gent, 1948) was diagnosed with a rare form of progressive aphasia, a brain disorder that affects the language center. The film shows how he deals with this loss of language and of the profession he practiced for more than 30 years. Against all odds Michel takes on one last role. His wife Irma Wijsman helps him to find new ways of expression and to stay focused. In their search, friends and colleagues draw close and talk about the unimaginable situation of no longer being able to grasp the words that elusively disappear. Showing the events in the first years after the diagnosis, the film makes clear how language defines our identity and what it means to redefine oneself. But foremost the film shows two powerful people who take control over a dramatic turn in their life. Acknowledging the sorrow with humor and undying love.

De IJslandbende(2018)

The young Sem wants to go to Iceland and the place where is late father left his mark. Together with his best friend Mo, he sets up a crew for the expedition. But is everyone just as determent as Sem to reach Iceland?

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