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Movies: Best Movies in Norwegian(Norsk)

Norwegian (Norwegian: norsk) is a North Germanic language spoken mainly in Norway, where it is an official language. Along with Swedish and Danish, Norwegian forms a dialect continuum of more or less mutually intelligible local and regional varieties; some Norwegian and Swedish dialects, in particular, are very close. These Scandinavian languages, together with Faroese and Icelandic as well as some extinct languages, constitute the North Germanic languages. Faroese and Icelandic are not mutually intelligible with Norwegian in their spoken form because continental Scandinavian has diverged from them. While the two Germanic languages with the greatest numbers of speakers, English and German, have close similarities with Norwegian, neither is mutually intelligible with it. Norwegian is a descendant of Old Norse, the common language of the Germanic peoples living in Scandinavia during the Viking Era. Today there are two official forms of written Norwegian, Bokmål (literally "book tongue") and Nynorsk ("new Norwegian"), each with its own variants. Bokmål developed from the Dano-Norwegian koiné language that evolved under the union of Denmark–Norway in the 16th and 17th centuries, while Nynorsk was developed based upon a collective of spoken Norwegian dialects. Norwegian is one... ()

Norwegian is spoken in Norway and 1,265 movies (between 1903 and 2021) with this language have been recorded so far. Most of these movies were shot in Norway (1,142). Popular genres for Norwegian movies are Drama (520), Comedy (261) and Documentary (212). Headhunters (2011), Shipwrecked (1990), The Wave (2015), Louis & Luca and the Snow Machine (2013) and The 12th Man (2017) are among the best known & most successful Norwegian movies.


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Headhunters(2011)

R
| 1h 40min | Thriller, Crime, Action
3.7/5 (with 407 votes)

An accomplished headhunter risks everything to obtain a valuable painting owned by a former mercenary..

Shipwrecked(1990)

3.3/5 (with 19 votes)

A young Norwegian boy in 1850s England goes to work as a cabin boy and discovers some of his shipmates are actually pirates.

The Wave(2015)

R
| 1h 44min | Action, Drama, Thriller
3.4/5 (with 440 votes)

Although theorised, no one is really ready when a mountain pass above the scenic and narrow Geiranger fjord in Norway collapses and creates a tsunami over 300 feet high. A geologist is one of those caught in the middle of it.

Louis & Luca and the Snow Machine(2013)

3.4/5 (with 11 votes)

The small town of Pinchcliffe is experiencing a great lack of snow, which is why the inventor Reodor Felgen is asked to create a snow machine. However, things does not go as planned.

The 12th Man(2017)

2h 16min | Drama, War
3.7/5 (with 140 votes)

After a failed anti-Nazi sabotage mission leaves his eleven comrades dead, a Norwegian resistance fighter finds himself fleeing the Gestapo through the snowbound reaches of Scandinavia.

Directed by Harald Zwart - With Thomas Gullestad, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Julia Bache-Wiig, Mads Sjøgård Pettersen, Erich Redman, Marie Blokhus, ...

The King's Choice(2016)

2h 13min | Action, Drama, War
3.4/5 (with 50 votes)

On 9 April 1940, German soldiers arrive in the city of Oslo. The King of Norway faces a choice that will change his country forever. The King's Choice is a story about the three most dramatic days in Norway's history, the royal family's escape and King Haakon's difficult choice after Nazi Germany's invasion of Norway.

Journey to the Christmas Star(2012)

2.9/5 (with 60 votes)

13 year old kind-hearted Sonja arrives at a tiny village together with a company of bandits. But there is a curse on the village. A long time ago, the King’s only daughter Goldhair disappeared while searching for the Christmas Star. The Queen died of a broken heart, leaving the shattered King all on his own. From that day on, the King cursed the Christmas Star, thereby causing darkness and grief to descend upon the land. However, an old sage has revealed that Goldhair is still alive, and will return only if the King finds the way back to the Christmas Star. Ever since, the King has been searching for the Christmas Star every Christmas, but all in vain.

In the Forest of Huckybucky(2016)

2.5/5 (with 1 vote)

In the woods there lives a mouse and his friends, and they are always scared of getting eaten by the fox or other predators who can't get food in a fair way. They have to make some laws so they all can live togheter in peace.

Louis & Luca: The Big Cheese Race(2015)

3.5/5 (with 6 votes)

Two rival villages, Flåklypa and Slidre, decide to re-launch their traditional Cheese Race after years of inactivity. The boastful bird Nolan, the anxious hedgehog Louis and the kind-hearted inventor Reodor are sure they’ll come out on top in this adventurous showdown, but their opponents are not to be taken lightly, and there’s much more than honour at stake here.

Louis & Luca: Mission to the Moon(2018)

3.2/5 (with 7 votes)

In the international race to the moon, the Norwegian mission is led by brilliant inventor Reodor from the village of Pinchcliffe. With Luca the Magpie as the brave astronaut, what could possibly go wrong?

The Ash Lad: In the Hall of the Mountain King(2017)

1h 40min | Adventure, Fantasy
3.4/5 (with 88 votes)

Espen “Ash Lad”, a poor farmer’s son, embarks on a dangerous quest with his brothers to save the princess from a vile troll known as the Mountain King – in order to collect a reward and save his family’s farm from ruin.

Directed by Mikkel Sandemose

Ragnarok(2013)

2.9/5 (with 73 votes)

Archaeologist Sigurd Svendsen discovers that the Oseberg ship hides a secret from the Viking Age. Along with his two children put Sigurd out on a quest to find the truth. The mystery leads them into "No Man's Land" between Norway and Russia where no man traveling in modern times. Old runes take on new meaning when the secret they uncover is more frightening than anyone could have imagined.

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The Junior Olsen Gang Rocks It(2004)

3.4/5 (with 2 votes)

The Gang form The Dynamites. After winning a talent competition they are told by manager Pop-Johansen that the band will be huge in the U.S. But is he only after their prize money?

The Junior Olsen Gang and the Silver Mine Mystery(2007)

1h 34min | Comedy, Kids & Family
2.3/5 (with 1 vote)

Hearing about the Kings Jewels hidden deep in a silver mine, the Junior Olsen Gang embark on a thrilling hunt to prevent the Jewels from landing in the wrong hands.

The Junior Olsen Gang Goes Submarine(2003)

1h 35min | Comedy, Kids & Family
2.5/5 (with 1 vote)

On the orphanage Lykkebo, Egon sits and wants a real family - a mother and a father like Kjell has. The rich couple Gyldenløwe picks out 5 boys they consider adopting, but with a little sabotage Egon himself get picked. Suddely Egon is the rich son with a swimming pool and a big house. What Egon don't know is that Gyldenløwe has exchanged a million dollars for all the papers on Egon Olsen.

Buddy(2003)

3.3/5 (with 12 votes)

Kristoffer is a billboard hanger, 24 years old and carefree. When his girlfriend Elisabeth dumps him for the boss of her trend bureau, his life falls to pieces. He feels like a loser. By coincidence some of Kristoffer's video diaries end up with the producer of the popular talk show "Karsten Tonight" on TV2. A few weeks later Kristoffer's life has become TV entertainment. People love the sequences from his commune at Tøyen: Kristoffer's half-twisted view of his surroundings, his crazy best friend Geir, not to mention the weird web designer Stig Inge, who hasn't set foot outside the Tøyen shopping centre for two years. Kristoffer's future again looks bright, everyone likes him. But revealing your life on national television comes with a price tag. As Kristoffer's future in the TV business looks brighter and brighter, his friends start suffering. Geir's big secret is revealed, and Stig Inge's personal problems are much more serious than Kristoffer first thought...

Doctor Proctor: Bubble in the Bathtub(2015)

3.1/5 (with 3 votes)

The lovesick Doctor Proctor has traveled back in time in a desperate attempt to alter history. He wants to stop the wedding between his beloved Juliette and the terrible Claude Cliché, but is trapped in time. Lise and Bulle have to help him back.

Cold Prey III(2010)

1h 35min | Horror
3.0/5 (with 50 votes)

Takes place in the '80s where a group of teenagers go to visit an abandoned hotel, only to find themselves hunted by a psychotic killer through the Norwegian woods.

With Nils Johnson

The Junior Olsen Gang at the Circus(2006)

1h 32min | Comedy, Kids & Family
3.2/5 (with 2 votes)

Rock'n'Roll and bananas has arrived the country, and Egon has found out about sabotage plans about a circus, in order to take it over.

Totally True Love(2011)

3.3/5 (with 16 votes)

When the new boy in class, Jørgen, moves into the haunted house down the road Anne’s world turns upside-down; she falls head over heals in love with him. All the girls in Anne’s class fall for Jørgen as well, including beautiful blonde pony-tailed Ellen. But that is of no hindrance to Anne; she is willing to go further than anyone to win him over. When done in the name of love, everything is allowed…isn’t it?

Dead Snow(2009)

R
| 1h 31min | Horror, Comedy
3.0/5 (with 367 votes)

Eight medical students on a ski trip to Norway discover that Hitler's horrors live on when they come face to face with a battalion of zombie Nazi soldiers intent on devouring anyone unfortunate enough to wander into the remote mountains where they were once sent to die.

The Junior Olsen Gang and the Master Thief(2010)

3.0/5 (with 1 vote)

Follows the Junior Olsen Gang as they hunt down missing tax money stolen from a bank in 1835.

Uro(2006)

1h 44min | Action, Crime
3.2/5 (with 8 votes)

Turning his back on a delinquent past and joining the police force, HP is determined to start doing the right thing. Soon he finds himself trapped in a web of lies, stretching out from both sides of the law. HP soon realizes that his present mission is closely connected to his own past, and that everything he worked so hard to escape from, is coming back to haunt him.

The Junior Olsen Gang and the Black Gold(2009)

2.8/5 (with 1 vote)

The story is set in the 1960s. Norwegian engineers are searching for oil and our main character, Egon Olsen, convinces his friends to buy stocks in the oil market In the process, Egon, stumbles upon a scheme to fool the Norwegian Government that there is indeed no traces of oil in the North Sea. The Olsen Gang tries to tell the ministry the truth about the oil but they are caught by the bad guy, Sheik El-Altan, who in order to make sure the boys keep their mouths shut, kidnaps, Valborg, and brings her to Egypt. Egon and his two friends decide to rescue Valborg and embark upon an adventurous trip to Egypt and the Pyramids.

A Somewhat Gentle Man(2010)

NR
| 1h 43min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
3.2/5 (with 31 votes)

After serving a 12-year sentence for killing the man that slept with his wife, a man ponders whether he should try and reconcile with his family, or take revenge on those who turned him in.

SOS: Summer of Suspense(2008)

1h 27min | Drama, Kids & Family
2.5/5 (with 2 votes)

Marit found a sea lion-baby and the got friends, on one day she looked for the sea lion she found a packet of drugs.

Finding Friends(2005)

1h 29min | Kids & Family, Drama
2.8/5 (with 4 votes)

This kid has to move to a farm in his summer vacation and don't get to go to Norway Cup as he had planned for. Out on the country there is bad cellphone reception, cow smell and inbreed farmers as far as the eye can see. The family Volvo get stolen and the foreigners in the small town automatically gets blamed. From there is a chase to discover what truly happened...

Directed by Arne Lindtner Næss - With Sunaina Jassal, Magnus Solhaug, Anders T. Andersen, Ragnar Dyresen, Ingar Helge Gimle, Thorbjørn Harr, ...

Hidden(2009)

R
| 1h 35min | Thriller, Horror
2.8/5 (with 25 votes)

Painful memories arise when Kai Koss inherits his dead mother's house and goes back to his childhood home after 19 years.

Thelma(2017)

NR
| 1h 57min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
3.5/5 (with 293 votes)

A college student starts to experience extreme seizures. She soon learns that the violent episodes are a symptom of inexplicable abilities.

Manhunt(2008)

1h 18min | Thriller, Horror
2.4/5 (with 29 votes)

Its the summer of 1974. Four friends have planned a recreational weekend hiking and camping in the forest. At a remote truck stop they pick up an anxious hitchhiker who only after a short ride demands they stop the vehicle. She is clearly frightened of somethingbut what she cant begin to describe in her carsick terror. Suddenly the group are ambushed and left unconscious.

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