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, serious, captivating, psychological, humorous and semi serious films and TV shows about / with love, couples, friendship, love and romance, male nudity, romance, female nudity, crying, society and nudity (full frontal - brief) plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in Denmark, Sweden, USA and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as copenhagen: All About Anna (2005), Zoo (2018), The Wrecking Crew (1968), A Fortunate Man (2018), Wonderful Copenhagen (2018), The Day We Died (2020), The Charmer (2017), Darkland (2017), Threesome (2014), The Commune (2016).

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, psychological, lyrical, romantic, romanticism ...
Plot: lesbian sex, lesbianism, unsimulated sex, sex, coitus, naked woman, female nudity, love, roommate, romance, ex boyfriend ex girlfriend relationship, casual sex ...
Place: copenhagen, paris france, scandinavia, copenhagen denmark, denmark ...
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 5.4
 1K
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, captivating, enigmatic
Plot: zombie apocalypse, husband wife relationship, married couple, childlessness, romance, danger, sensuality, intercourse, love, mystery, pandemic, criminal ...
Place: copenhagen, london
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The Wrecking Crew (1968)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 105 min.
Story: When Count Contini attempts to destroy the world's economy by masterminding the theft of $1 billion in U.S. gold, ICE chief MacDonald summons secret agent Matt Helm to stop him.
Style: humorous, realistic, exciting, suspenseful, semi serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: espionage, heist, secret agents, crimes, master villain, adventure, race against time, master criminal, terrorism, undercover, one man army, chases and races ...
Time: 60s
Place: copenhagen, scandinavia, denmark
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A Fortunate Man (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 162 min.
Story: On his quest for happiness, Per decides to leave Jutland and an upbringing in a strict religious home. He runs from his family and his patriarch father, and sets sail towards Copenhagen to become an engineer. Parallel to his studies, he works on a ...
Style: touching, disturbing, sweet, romantic, uplifting
Audience: chick flick
Plot: loner, love interest, ambition, engineer, pride, religion, poverty, jewish family, large breasts, love, rivalry, love affair ...
Time: 19th century
Place: copenhagen, austria, copenhagen denmark
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Wonderful Copenhagen (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When a middle-aged woman born in privilege opens a café in a vibrant party of her hometown of Copenhagen, she's confronted with its dark sides as well in the shape of human trafficking and prostitution, and she has to make some hard choices.
Style: low-budget
Plot: trafficking, violence, mother daughter relationship, loss of daughter, prostitution
Place: copenhagen, poland, copenhagen denmark
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The Day We Died (2020)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Film about the events surrounding the terrorist attacks in Copenhagen on February 14th and 15th 2015.
Plot: documentary filmmaker, shooting, police officer, security guard
Time: year 2015
Place: copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
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 6.7
 774
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.
Plot: immigration, racism, falling in love, kiss, snow, dancing, bar, party, suicide by jumping, sex scene, breakup, fall in love ...
Place: iran, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
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 6.6
 5K
Darkland (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 112 min.
Story: Zaid is a successful heart surgeon with an expensive apartment and pregnant girlfriend. One night he gets a visit from his brother Yasin, who is desperate for money, but he refuses. Soon after, Yasin is found beaten to death and Zaid is overcome ...
Style: suspense, tense, captivating, exciting, disturbing ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: revenge, drug lord, vigilante, brother brother relationship, drugs, police, beaten to death, masked vigilante, society, danger, guilt, redemption ...
Time: contemporary
Place: copenhagen denmark, copenhagen
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 5.0
 60
Threesome (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Siff, a student in sexology, find out her boyfriend Lucas and her close friend Maria is having an affair. Neither of them wants to break it up. As a solution the two women decide to share and sleep with Lucas by turns.
Style: sexy, erotic, captivating, artsy, pretentious ...
Audience: date night
Plot: love triangle, lust, open relationship, sexual exploration, threesome, friendship, self discovery, polyamory, love and romance, sexual relations, women, love affair ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, copenhagen denmark, copenhagen
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 6.4
 6K
The Commune (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Netherlands
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Erik, a lecturer in architecture, inherits his father’s large old house in Hellerup, north of Copenhagen. His wife Anna, a well-known television newscaster, suggests that they invite their friends to come and live with them. In this way she hopes ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, exciting, suspense, touching ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: marriage, husband wife relationship, professor, student, jealousy, love, commune, architect, society, family relations, parents and children, country house ...
Time: contemporary, 70s, year 2016
Place: denmark, copenhagen denmark, copenhagen
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 6.8
 4K
Northwest (2013)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Nordvest is a gangsterfilm set in the suburbs of Copenhagen. Casper (18), the oldest of 3 siblings, survives life on the streets by committing burglaries for the neighbourhood boss, Jamal. When Casper gets an offer to work for Jamal’s rival ...
Style: suspenseful, realistic, bleak, serious, tense ...
Plot: urban ghetto life, crimes, life is a bitch, gangsters, family problems, gang, juvenile delinquency, friendship, criminal heroes, criminal's revenge, vengeance, gang war ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, copenhagen denmark, copenhagen
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A Perfect Plan (2012)
Genre: Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Successful woman in love tries to break her family curse of every first marriage ending in divorce, by dashing to the alter with a random stranger before marrying her boyfriend.
Style: light, feel good, funny, romantic, exciting ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: couple relations, love and romance, escapades, love affair, opposites attract, adventure, fake marriage, fall in love, unlikely couple, travel, unlikely relationship, family curse ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: kenya, europe, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark, moscow russia ...
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Those Who Kill (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Those Who Kill is a Danish crime TV series from 2011, which follows a fictitious unit within Copenhagen Police which specialises in investigating serial murders. The series was aired as five two-part stories in Denmark, but has aired as five feature ...
Style: serious, bleak, tense, suspenseful, realistic ...
Plot: police detective, police investigation, forensics, serial killer, law enforcement, deadly, crime, crimes, female protagonist, short lived, profiler, bodies ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
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 7.0
 142
Kristian (2009)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Denmark
Duration: 25 min.
Plot: danish, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, male nudity, best friend, talking to the camera, friend, friendship, dating, nudity (full frontal - brief)
Place: copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
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 8.5
 16K
The Fortress (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 58 min.
Story: Borgen is a drama series about the fight for political power – and about the personal sacrifices and consequences this has for those involved on and behind the political stage. The central figure is the 40-year old political leader Birgitte ...
Style: tense, serious, realistic, captivating, talky ...
Plot: politics, leader, politician, marriage, media coverage, journalist, family life, ambition, state affairs, power struggle, political intrigue, head of state ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark, scandinavia
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 6.3
 340
Love and Rage (2009)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Daniel is a very talented piano student and loves Sofie, but he is terrified by the thought of losing her and accuses her of seeing another man. Everybody says he is wrong, but the suspicion grows as does an uncontrollable side of Daniel.
Style: psychological, gloomy, realistic, serious
Plot: obsession, prodigy, true love, couples, youth, musician's life, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, losing-it hero, love and romance, music teacher, jail ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
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 7.5
 9K
Submarino (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 105 min.
Story: As children, Nick and his little brother take care of their baby brother while their mother drinks herself senseless. But the baby dies, and both brothers blame themselves. Many years later, Nick is out of prison after serving time for an assault. ...
Style: bleak, rough, sincere, melancholic, depressing ...
Plot: heroin, drug abuse, dysfunctional family, haunted by the past, estrangement, inheritance, family relations, life is a bitch, redemption, family problems, loner, reunion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: denmark, copenhagen, europe, copenhagen denmark, berlin germany
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No Time for Love (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Circumstances force the unstructured yet charming Danish Bohemian novelist, Simon, to share his flat in Copenhagen with the very organized and beautiful Swedish lawyer, Malou. Simon dreams of children and a family. Malou is solely focused on her ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, feel good, humorous
Audience: date night
Plot: opposites attract, law firm, romance, high priced lawyer, disorder, couples, love and romance, relationship vs career, hotshot lawyer, writer's life, ambition, lawyer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
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The Olsen Gang Gets Polished (2010)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Crime
Country: Denmark
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Olsen-Banden skal udføre en betroet opgave for selveste Statsministeriet: H.C. Andersens originale fjerpen skal stjæles fra det Danske Export Museum, det gælder angiveligt Rigets sikkerhed og gode omdømme. Men Hallandsen har igen taget røven ...
Style: humorous, exciting, sincere, captivating, touching ...
Plot: gang, heroes, crimes, crime, rivalry, danger, dishonesty, head of state, ghost, criminal heroes, uninhibited rivalry, plan gone wrong ...
Place: denmark, copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
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Journey to Saturn (2008)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A Danish crew of misfits travel to Saturn in search for natural resources. However, the planet is colonized by a ruthless army of Aliens that turn their eye on Earth and invade Denmark. Thus, the crew change their mission to liberate Denmark.
Style: stylized, exciting, semi serious, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: kids, teens, family outing, pre-teens
Plot: space travel, space and aliens, heroic mission, imaginary, supernatural, danger, adventure, family, heroes, alien invasion, astronaut, escapades ...
Place: denmark, europe, copenhagen denmark, copenhagen, iraq
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 8.4
 23K
The Killing (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Germany
Duration: 57 min.
Story: The Killing is a Danish police procedural set in the Copenhagen main police department and revolves around Detective Inspector Sarah Lund and her team, with each season series following a different murder case day-by-day and a one-hour episode ...
Style: tense, psychological, serious, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Plot: mystery, rape, policewoman, police detective, politician, murder, election, uncover truth, crimes, family problems, deadly, suspicion ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, europe, copenhagen, afghanistan, copenhagen denmark
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 6.4
 40K
The Last Kiss (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, Canada
Duration: 115 min.
Story: Revolves around a young couple and their friends struggling with adulthood and issues of relationships and commitment. Based on the 2001 Italian film L'ultimo bacio, directed by Gabriele Muccino.
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, emotional, intense ...
Audience: date night, chick flick, girls' night
Plot: infidelity, battle of the sexes, pregnancy, casual sex, romance, wedding, introspection, human nature, free spirited, power of love, youth, couples ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: usa, cape town south africa, copenhagen, australia, africa ...
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The Secret Life of Words (2005)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Spain, Ireland
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A touching story of a deaf girl who is sent to an oil rig to take care of a man who has been blinded in a terrible accident. The girl has a special ability to communicate with the men on board and especially with her patient as they share intimate ...
Style: touching, melancholic, compassionate, sentimental, romantic ...
Plot: factory worker, friendship, factory, haunted by the past, nurse, couple relations, understanding, human nature, depression, doctors and patients, blind character, disability ...
Time: contemporary
Place: ireland, europe, former yugoslavia, yugoslavia, denmark ...
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 6.7
 2K
Manslaughter (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden, UK
Duration: 100 min.
Story: A college professor abandons his family and his career in order to champion his mistress, a student radical accused of killing a policeman.
Style: rough, serious, psychological, suspenseful, tense ...
Plot: older man younger woman relationship, false accusation, fighting the system, law enforcement, crime and punishment, legal, injustice, society, ultimatum, murder, extramarital affair, politics ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: copenhagen denmark, denmark, copenhagen
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Oskar & Josefine (2005)
Genre: Family, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
Country: Denmark
Duration: 81 min.
Story: Oscar and Josefine are celebrating Midsummer with Oscar's grandparents in the country. A demon, Thorsen, gives Josefine the gift of enabling her to travel back in time. Visiting Oscar's family in the 17th century, Josefine saves a sickly ...
Plot: grandmother grandson relationship, boy girl relationship, boy, locket, sick child, journey, girl, motor scooter, axe, scaffold, executioner, time travel ...
Place: copenhagen, denmark, copenhagen denmark
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Jesus Og Josefine (2003)
Genre: Family, Sci-Fi
Country: Denmark
Duration: 23 min.
Story: Josefine discovers a time machine in an old shop, and goes back 2000 years in time.
Plot: slave labor, factory, time travel, gladiator, snake, a vision, birthday, crib, magic, childhood, bible, blessing ...
Place: copenhagen, copenhagen denmark, palestine, denmark
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 5.5
 485
Scratch (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A story of young love and early life choices.
Style: captivating, realistic, semi serious, touching, sentimental ...
Plot: youth, love affair, starting over, moral dilemma, love and romance, society, teenage life, couples, romance, fall in love, love triangle, teen romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, copenhagen denmark, copenhagen, europe, scandinavia
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Reconstruction (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Late one evening Alex suddenly abandons his girlfriend, Simone, to pursue the beautiful Aimee. In his encounter with Aimee time and place dissolve for him and he becomes a stranger to Simone, to whom he cannot return.
Style: psychological, mind bending, serious, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: love affair, romance, couple relations, couples, life turned upside down, infidelity, losing-it hero, disorder, dishonesty, destructive relationship, unfulfillment, dangerous attraction ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, copenhagen denmark, copenhagen, tokyo
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A Different Way (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, France
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Hannah is a young woman who lives on her own. She starts to get this feeling that she is being watched. The phone starts ringing at night and when she answers, no one is there. Is she imagining everything or is it for real?
Plot: female director, vegan, feminist, animal rights, female full frontal nudity, female nudity, poem, poetry, immigrants, muslim, female protagonist, party ...
Place: copenhagen, copenhagen denmark
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 7.4
 732
Copenhagen (2002)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK
Duration: 90 min.
Story: No one knows for sure what transpired when German physicist Werner Heisenberg met with his Jewish Danish counterpart, Niels Bohr, in Copenhagen -- the event became the stuff of modern scientific mythology. Director Howard Davies puts his spin on the ...
Style: captivating, thought provoking, serious, disturbing, talky ...
Plot: moral dilemma, inventions and discoveries, friendship, prodigy, state affairs, wartime life, society, politics, nuclear threat, super weapon, physics, scientist ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: europe, denmark, copenhagen denmark, copenhagen
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