Movies and TV shows set in copenhagen

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in copenhagen ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, suspenseful, serious, captivating, psychological and tense films and TV shows about / with death, female nudity, murder, infidelity, nudity (full frontal - brief), bare breasts, male nudity, friendship, sex and crimes plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Comedy genres shot in Denmark, Sweden, Germany and other countries.
copenhagen movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as copenhagen: All About Anna (2005), The Bridge (2011), Cutterhead (2018), The Charmer (2017), Bakerman (2016), Daisy Diamond (2007), In the Blood (2016), Topaz (1969), Domino (2019), Barndommens gade (1986).

List of movies set in copenhagen

All About Anna (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Anna is a young costume designer, focused on her job and wary of getting caught in romantic relationships. She has just found a new apartment, and is tempted to let her latest boyfriend, Frank, move in with her. Instead, she finds a tenant: The ...
Style: sexy, romanticism, romantic, lyrical, psychological ...
Plot: lesbian sex, explicit sex, naked woman, unsimulated sex, lesbianism, coitus, seduction, lust, lesbian, female nudity, female full frontal nudity, love ...
Place: copenhagen, paris france, copenhagen denmark, montmartre paris, scandinavia ...
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The Bridge (2011)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark, Germany
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: When a body is found on the bridge between Denmark and Sweden, right on the border, Danish inspector Martin Rohde and Swedish Saga Norén have to share jurisdiction and work together to find the killer.
Style: atmospheric, twists and turns, tense, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: police detective, crime, serial killer, mind game, multiple suspects, partners against crime, police investigation, riddles and clues, murder, videotaping, forensics, killings ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, denmark, copenhagen, scandinavia, europe ...
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With Blood on My Hands: Pusher II (2004)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Denmark, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Tony (Mads Mikkelsen) 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
Style: realistic, serious, suspenseful, surprise ending, cult film
Audience: boys' night
Plot: debt, drug dealing, going straight, criminal's revenge, criminal heroes, gang, rivalry, gangsters, partners, crimes, life is a bitch, parents and children ...
Time: contemporary
Place: copenhagen, denmark, copenhagen denmark
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Cutterhead (2018)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Rie is a PR-coordinator visiting a tunnel boring machine to portray the well-oiled European cooperation in the Metro construction when an accident suddenly occurs. Unable to escape, she takes refuge in an airlock with Croatian miner Ivo and Bharan, ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, realistic, serious, psychological ...
Plot: isolation, claustrophobia, trapped, peril, survival, danger, subway station, urban setting, survivor, cowardice, captivity, news report ...
Place: copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
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The Charmer (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A young Iranian man who is desperately trying to meet women who can secure his stay in Denmark. As time runs out, he falls in love and his past catches up with him. The film deals with themes of race, class, and the struggle for a better life.
Style: psychological, intense, sentimental, captivating
Plot: immigration, racism, love, fall in love, sex scene, infidelity, party, breakup, romance, deception, poverty, couples ...
Time: 21st century
Place: copenhagen, iran, copenhagen denmark
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Bakerman (2016)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 83 min.
Story: Jens has a midlife crisis and chooses to settle some old debts.
Style: ambiguous ending, suspense, unusual plot structure, exciting, captivating ...
Plot: serial killer, killer, superhero, violence, love, forbidden love, isolation, city, obsession, vigilante, morality, racial slur ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: copenhagen, denmark, europe, copenhagen denmark
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Daisy Diamond (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A tragic story about Anna who dreams of one thing only: making it as an actress. She moves from Sweden to Copenhagen to pursue her dream. But fate has something else in store for her. Though she struggles to give her 4 month old daughter a good ...
Style: disturbing, complex, suspenseful, psychological, cynical ...
Plot: strong sexual content, baby, mother, movie business, swedish, audition, casting, director, female protagonist, female star appears nude, bathtub, filicide ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: copenhagen, europe, denmark, copenhagen denmark
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In the Blood (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 114 min.
Story: It’s summer in Copenhagen, it’s a time of endless days and careless nights. Simon is a 23-year-old medical student. He and his friends party and drink and chase girls and wake up the next day to do the whole thing all over again. But it’s also ...
Style: homoerotic, romantic, touching, captivating, thought provoking ...
Plot: cheating on boyfriend, friendship between men, organ transplant, friendship between boys, scandinavian girl, best friends, baby, hallucination, homoeroticism, birthday, best friend, roommate ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, scandinavia, copenhagen, bolivia, europe ...
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Topaz (1969)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: A French intelligence agent becomes embroiled in the Cold War politics first with uncovering the events leading up to the 1962 Cuban Missle Crisis, and then back to France to break up an international Russian spy ring.
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, psychological, enigmatic ...
Plot: espionage, betrayal, kgb, secret agents, politics, state affairs, government agency, undercover, spy, surveillance, cold war, nato ...
Time: 60s, 20th century, 1960s, year 1962
Place: cuba, paris france, new york, copenhagen, france ...
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Domino (2019)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Denmark, France, Belgium, Italy, Netherlands, USA, UK
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Seeking justice for his partner’s murder by an ISIS member, a Copenhagen police officer finds himself caught in a cat and mouse game with a duplicitous CIA agent who is using the killer as a pawn to trap other ISIS members.
Style: tense, disturbing, psychological
Plot: police, murder, investigation, terrorist, terrorism, cia, drone, vengeance, death, friendship, crimes, danger ...
Time: contemporary
Place: copenhagen, belgium, denmark, scandinavia
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Barndommens gade (1986)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: I en lille 2-værelses baggårdslejlighed, på Vesterbro i København, bor den 14 årige Ester (Sofie Gråbøl) sammen med faderen (Torben Jensen), moderen (Vigga Bro) og storebroderen Carl (Carl Quist Møller). Det er tidens typiske arbejderkvarter ...
Plot: menstruation, coming of age, grownups, girl, mother daughter relationship
Time: 1930s
Place: copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
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The Danish Girl (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: UK, USA, Germany, Denmark, Belgium, Japan
Duration: 119 min.
Story: When Gerda Wegener asks her husband Einar to fill in as a portrait model, Einar discovers the person she's meant to be and begins living her life as Lili Elbe. Having realized her true self and with Gerda's love and support, Lili embarks ...
Style: captivating, serious, emotional, touching, heartbreaking ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: transsexual, lgbt, couple relations, art, gays and lesbians, artist, gender identity, painter, love and romance, society, gender, gay ...
Time: 1920s, 20th century, 20s, 1930s
Place: denmark, copenhagen, paris france, copenhagen denmark, europe ...
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No One Will Notice You're Naked (1971)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: Italy
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Rosario Trapanese is determined to show he is not the typical old-fashion Sicilian. When his firm sends him to Denmark, a more sexual liberated nation than Italy, he immediately adopts the Danish "free-sexual-taboo" way of life. He meets ...
Style: sex comedy, porno movie
Plot: jealousy, sicilian, sexual frustration, husband wife relationship, erotica, working out, porn industry, sex, culture clash, pantyhose, sexual humor, shorts ...
Time: 70s
Place: copenhagen, denmark, copenhagen denmark, italy
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Rule No. 1 (2003)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Denmark
Duration: 87 min.
Story: A drama comedy about 'fish-out-of-water' Caroline and her sister Sarah, both in their mid-twenties. Caroline is forced to leave her unfaithful boyfriend, and the only place she can crash is with her sister with whom she does not get along. ...
Plot: dating, fish out of water, love, champagne, sister sister relationship, birthday party, matchmaking, polaroid, keys, architect, motorcycle with a sidecar, polaroid camera ...
Place: copenhagen, denmark, copenhagen denmark
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Smilla's Sense of Snow (1997)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Germany, Sweden
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Smilla Jaspersen, half Danish, half Greenlander, attempts to understand the death of a small boy who falls from the roof of her apartment building. Suspecting wrongdoing, Smilla uncovers a trail of clues leading towards a secretive corporation that ...
Style: suspenseful, psychological, realistic, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: murder, investigation, conspiracy, mystery, crimes, family problems, death in the family, amateur detective, culture clash, law enforcement, dishonesty, danger ...
Time: 90s
Place: denmark, copenhagen, europe, greenland, copenhagen denmark ...
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Flame and Citron (2008)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, Romance, Thriller, War
Country: Denmark, Germany, Norway, France, Sweden, Finland, Czech Republic
Duration: 130 min.
Story: During Nazi occupation, red-headed Bent Faurschou-Hviid ("Flame") and Jørgen Haagen Schmith ("Citron"), assassins in the Danish resistance, take orders from Winther, who's in direct contact with Allied leaders. One shoots, ...
Style: realistic, suspenseful, serious, sincere, psychological ...
Plot: gestapo, resistance, world war two, betrayal, dishonesty, nazism, double agent, war, crimes, partners, wartime life, political unrest ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1944, year 1940
Place: denmark, copenhagen, europe, copenhagen denmark, sweden ...
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Mifune (1999)
Genre: Romance, Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Kresten, newly wed, is on the threshold of a great career success in his father-in-law´s company. But when the death of his own father takes him back to his poverty-stricken childhood home, far out in the country, his career plans fall apart. For ...
Style: clever, captivating, atmospheric, humorous, sincere ...
Plot: countryside, prostitute, small town, graphic violence, dogma, sexual tension, family relations, disorder, yuppie, couples, honeymoon, small town life ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: denmark, copenhagen, europe, copenhagen denmark
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Something in the Air (2011)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Denmark
Duration: 104 min.
Story: When clairvoyant Pernille meets Journalist Daniel, who is on a mission to write an exposé about Fact & Fiction in the clairvoyant world, Daniel falls in love with her. And funnily enough, she hadn't seen it coming.
Style: feel good, humorous, captivating, light, semi serious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: christmas, fall in love, romance, love affair, journalism, unlikely couple, clairvoyant, friendship, couples, dishonesty, love and romance, working undercover ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
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I'm the Angel of Death: Pusher III (2005)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 108 min.
Story: In this third installment of the 'Pusher' trilogy, we follow Milo ('Zlatko Buric'), the drug lord from the two first films. He is aging, he is planning his daughter's 25th birthday and his shipment of heroin turns out to be ...
Style: suspenseful, serious, dark humor, realistic, cult film
Plot: drug dealing, gangsters, master criminal, crimes, parents and children, family relations, aging, arab, drug deal, drug abuse, drug lord, drugs ...
Time: contemporary
Place: copenhagen, copenhagen denmark, denmark
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Daddy, Darling (1970)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, USA
Duration: 83 min.
Story: A young Danish girl seduces everything in sight after daddy refuses her naughty come-ons. She'll have a lesbian affair with her teacher, pretend that her teenage boyfriend is dear old dad and finally get to her stepmother.
Plot: boarder, parent child relationship, seduction, sexual frustration, incestuous desire, rebellious daughter, lesbian sex, sex, large breasts, sexual awakening, coming of age, erotica ...
Place: copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
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Varg Veum - Sleeping Beauty (2008)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Norway, Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: After extricating 17-year-old Lisa Halle from a life of prostitution in Copenhagen, private investigator Varg Veum becomes ensnared in a tangle of parental neglect and bad love when he is hired to locate Lisa's boyfriend, Peter Werner.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense, twists and turns
Plot: private investigator, woman in danger, life is a bitch, prostitute, deadly, crimes, private detective, murder, who done it, law enforcement, gangsters, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
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King's Game (2004)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Starting a new job as a political journalist at a leading newspaper, Ulrik Torp witnesses a brutal struggle for power in the Midparty's ranks -- a struggle that coincides with the charismatic party leader's involvement in a near fatal car ...
Style: suspenseful, stylized, realistic, serious, political
Plot: politics, political thriller, politician, journalist, conspiracy, parliament, dishonesty, state affairs, campaign, political scandal, death, head of state ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, copenhagen, europe, copenhagen denmark
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Dark Horse (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, Iceland
Duration: 109 min.
Story: A young man spurs romance and helps his friend and himself go through the struggles of their ordinary life in Denmark.
Style: sincere, semi serious, realistic, bleak, humorous ...
Plot: society, fall in love, soccer, love triangle, down on your luck, couples, parent child relationship, best friends, unwanted pregnancy, romance, misfit, falling in love ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, copenhagen, europe, copenhagen denmark
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After the Wedding (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden, UK, Norway
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A manager of an orphanage in India is sent to Copenhagen, Denmark, where he discovers a life-altering family secret.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, sincere, serious ...
Plot: wedding, marriage, family relations, poverty, orphanage, wealth, millionaire, family, family secret, family problems, parents and children, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, copenhagen, india, copenhagen denmark
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Pusher (1996)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A drug pusher grows increasingly desperate after a botched deal leaves him with a large debt to a ruthless drug lord.
Style: tense, rough, suspenseful, captivating, serious ...
Plot: heroin, drug dealing, robbery, drug dealer, crime gone awry, crimes, crime, gangsters, disorder, race against time, nothing goes right, criminal heroes ...
Time: 20th century, 90s, 70s
Place: denmark, copenhagen, europe, copenhagen denmark, california
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Angel of the Night (1998)
Genre: Horror
Country: Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Rebecca has inherited her grandmother's Gothic mansion and brings both her best friend an her boyfriend for a weekend. While exploring the crypts they discover an old dusty book, which describes the life of a vampire. As the story unfolds, it ...
Style: serious, scary, gothic, suspenseful, rough
Plot: vampire, angel, mouse, deadly, danger, supernatural ability, losing-it hero, imaginary, clergy, starting over, heroes, supernatural ...
Time: 90s, 1850s, 1990s
Place: denmark, copenhagen, holland, europe, copenhagen denmark ...
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Zoo (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Horror, Romance, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A couple trying to save their marriage during a zombie apocalypse.
Style: suspense, enigmatic, captivating, tragic ending
Plot: zombie apocalypse, husband wife relationship, childlessness, married couple, romance, danger, love, intercourse, sensuality, mystery, pandemic, selfish woman ...
Place: copenhagen, london
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On Our Own (1998)
Genre: Family
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 72 min.
Story: Three siblings ingeniously avoid being sent off to a children's home while their solo-mother serves a short sentence in a prison for shoplifting. Rather than have the news leak out and have to be escorted off with the eccentric welfare officer, ...
Plot: children, female director, female prisoner, childhood, single mother, thief, brother sister relationship, pickpocket
Place: denmark, copenhagen
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Lost and Found (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Story: Elias is at a toy fair in Paris. His wife Ingrid and his entire family are waiting for him to come home. They have organized a surprise party for his 60th birthday. Unaware of their plans, Elias decides to stay in Paris and celebrate his birthday on ...
Plot: marriage crisis, toy, car accident, retirement, surprise birthday party, midlife crisis, champagne, hotel room, toys, prostitute, jewish
Place: denmark, france, copenhagen
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Antboy (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 77 min.
Story: 12-year-old Pelle accidentally gets bitten by an ant and develops unimaginable superpowers. With help from his friend, comic book nerd Wilhelm, Pelle creates a secret identity as the superhero Antboy. Slowly things start to happen in the surburban ...
Style: humorous, exciting, captivating, tense, light ...
Audience: family outing, pre-teens
Plot: superhero, superhuman powers, good versus evil, secret identity, escapades, rivalry, master villain, imaginary, youth, laboratory, adventure, young heroes ...
Place: denmark, copenhagen
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