Swede movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant swede movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, touching, humorous, melancholic and cult film films and TV shows about / with swedish, swede, nudity (full frontal - brief), family relations, blood, loneliness, storytelling, mother son relationship, male nudity and cigarette smoking plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Romance genres shot in Sweden, Norway, USA and other countries.
swede movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as swede: Rendezvous in Paris (1995), Pele: Birth of a Legend (2016), The Kautokeino Rebellion (2008), Detroit Rock City (1999), Queen of Hearts (2019), Before the Frost (2018), 30 Degrees in February (2012), Automatic at Sea (2016), A Man Called Ove (2015), The Black Lapp (2003).

List of swede movies

Rendezvous in Paris (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: Three stories of love and coincidence around the theme of dates in Paris.
Style: talky, clever, semi serious, realistic, witty ...
Audience: girls' night, date night
Plot: infidelity, love triangle, romance, wooing, urban, city life, singleness, couple relations, looking for love, love affair, twentysomething life, young lovers ...
Time: 90s
Place: paris france, france, europe, montmartre paris, geneva switzerland ...
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Pele: Birth of a Legend (2016)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Sport
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: The life story of Brazilian football legend, Pele.
Style: inspirational, realistic, serious, exciting, sentimental ...
Plot: sport, following a dream, rise to the top, prodigy, football player, soccer, athlete's life, ambition, contests and competitions, rivalry, rags to riches, father son relationship ...
Time: 50s, 40s, 20th century, 1940s, 1950s
Place: brazil, latin america
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The Kautokeino Rebellion (2008)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: Denmark, Norway, Sweden
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Religious and cultural reawakening inspires rebellion in a 19th century Norwegian village.
Style: serious, realistic, captivating, epic, bleak
Plot: rebellion, rebel, life is a bitch, society, political unrest, rebelliousness, religions or cults, state affairs, tragic event, christianity, war, swede ...
Time: 19th century
Place: europe, norway
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Detroit Rock City (1999)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 95 min.
Story: In 1978, a Kiss concert was an epoch-making event. For the three teen fans in Detroit Rock City getting tickets to the sold-out show becomes the focal point of their existence. They'll do anything for tickets -- compete in a strip club's ...
Style: humorous, feel good, entertaining, road movie, realistic ...
Audience: teens, teen comedy, girls' night
Plot: virginity, family relations, youth, teenager, love and romance, friendship, music band, rock band, catholic church, concert, road trip, runaway ...
Time: 70s, 20th century, year 1978, 80s
Place: detroit, usa, cleveland ohio
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Queen of Hearts (2019)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 127 min.
Story: Anne, a brilliant and dedicated advocacy lawyer specialising in society’s most vulnerable, children and young adults, lives what appears to be the picture-perfect life with her doctor-husband, Peter, and their twin daughters. When her estranged ...
Style: sexy, thought provoking, emotional, melancholic, disturbing
Audience: chick flick, girls' night
Plot: older woman younger man sex, stepmother stepson relationship, older woman younger man relationship, adultery, unfaithful wife, sex with stepmother, incest, older woman teenage boy sex, cheating wife, sex with a minor, explicit sex, age difference ...
Time: 21st century
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Before the Frost (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 104 min.
Story: The film takes place somewhere in the Danish countryside in the middle of the 19th century. Here within a small Danish peasant family, harsh circumstances reign. With the prospect of yet another tough winter, the farmer Jens faces an unbearable ...
Plot: prayer, harvest, widower, greed, hunger, uncle nephew relationship, widow, sledgehammer, saying grace, broken engagement, death of brother, marriage proposal ...
Time: 19th century, 1850s
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30 Degrees in February (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: ​From International Emmy Award-winning writer Anders Weidemann, compelling ten-part drama 30 Degrees in February follows a group of Swedes who've left the snow and cold of Scandinavia for the warm, sandy beaches of Thailand in the dead of ...
Style: realistic, touching, serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: starting over, family life, hopes, immigrants, society, self discovery, family relations, culture clash, unfulfillment, parents and children, human nature, follow your dream ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: thailand, asia
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Automatic at Sea (2016)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Mystery
Country: Australia, USA, Denmark
Duration: 87 min.
Story: On a whim, Eve, a young Swedish traveler, accepts an invitation from Peter to vacation on his family's private island off the coast of New England. As a series of unexpected delays prevent other guests from arriving, Eve discovers that she has ...
Style: unusual plot structure, contemplative, light, suspense
Plot: female protagonist, female friendship, young woman, male female relationship, ambiguity, naked woman, rowboat, barn, exercise, traveler, swede, convertible ...
Place: eastern europe
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A Man Called Ove (2015)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Despite grumpy 59 year-old Ove being deposed as president of his condominium association, but he keeps looking over the neighbourhood with an iron fist. When pregnant Parvaneh and her family move into the terraced house opposite Ove and she ...
Style: touching, compassionate, emotional, ironic, scenic ...
Plot: unlikely friendships, neighbor neighbor relationship, husband wife relationship, suicide attempt, cancer, suicide thoughts, suicidal thoughts, flashback, mentor, life & death, loneliness, love ...
Time: year 2014
Place: sweden, spain, eastern europe
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The Black Lapp (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Anna lives with her father Karl someplace in the outskirts of northern Norway. Karl killed his ex-wife and threw her newborn coloured child into the sea when he discovered that she obviously had been unfaithful. Now Karl is being haunted by her ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, dark humor, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: ghost, supernatural, dysfunctional family, infidelity, dishonesty, looking for love, family problems, love and romance, parents and children, family relations, countryside, confession ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, europe
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Lumiere (1976)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: France, Italy
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Sarah, an actress nearing 40, has invited the woman who has been her best friend for 16 years and two younger women to her vacation retreat in Provence. There are the simple pleasures of lounging in adjacent hammocks, the sun, the food, ...
Plot: female director, swedish, suicide, female protagonist, provence, actress, swede, countryside
Place: france, europe
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The Impossible (2012)
Genre: Drama, History, Thriller
Country: Spain, Thailand, USA
Duration: 114 min.
Story: In December 2004, close-knit family Maria, Henry and their three sons begin their winter vacation in Thailand. But the day after Christmas, the idyllic holiday turns into an incomprehensible nightmare when a terrifying roar rises from the depths of ...
Style: heartbreaking, motivational, captivating, suspense, tear jerker ...
Plot: survival, tsunami, natural disaster, family in danger, catastrophe, courage, disaster film, forces of nature, tragedy, destruction, danger, ocean ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, year 2004, 2000s
Place: thailand, asia, southeast asia
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Good Evening, Mr. Wallenberg (1990)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Sweden, Hungary
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Swedish account of Raoul Wallenberg, the man responsible for the largest rescue of Jews during World War II.
Style: emotional, bleak, uplifting, thought provoking, serious ...
Plot: world war two, politics, rescue, anti semitism, ghetto, genocide, heroes, holocaust, swedish, hungarian, misfit, war ...
Time: 1940s, 40s
Place: hungary, europe, sweden, moscow russia, budapest hungary ...
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The Great Northfield Minnesota Raid (1972)
Genre: Drama, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 91 min.
Story: The gangs of Jesse James and Cole Younger join forces to rob the First National Bank in Northfield, Minnesota, but things do not go as planned.
Style: realistic, serious, tense, exciting, rough ...
Plot: manhunt, bank, heist, rivalry, misfit partners, fugitives, partners, crime gone awry, crimes, chases and races, gang, adventure ...
Time: 70s, 1870s
Place: minnesota, mississippi, usa, missouri
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Package Tour or Can You Get Fish and Chips at the Flamenco (1980)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Stig-Helmer and Ole Bramserud on a trip to the Canary Islands for Christmas.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, offbeat, funny ...
Plot: fear of flying, anti hero, anti heroes, resort, golf, travel, tourist, danger, goofy hero, nothing goes right, misfit, doctors and patients ...
Time: 70s, 80s, 50s, 1950s, 1930s
Place: europe, sweden, spain, rio de janeiro, eastern europe ...
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Detector (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Daniel Jul is a 28 year old psychiatrist, still living with his mom. He and his friend Ronny have one thing in common, they like searching for metallic objects in the ground. One day they find a jewel with the name "Janne" imprinted. This ...
Style: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, cult film
Plot: private detective, love and romance, false identity, self discovery, friendship between men, countryside, psychologist, cancer, couples, terminal illness, ham radio, swedish ...
Time: 90s
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Miss Kicki (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, Taiwan
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Kicki has after several years abroad returned to Sweden. Her 17-year old son has been brought up by his grandmother and has a very distant relationship to his mother. In an effort to get reacquainted Kicki invites her son to join her on vacation in ...
Style: touching, realistic, captivating, atmospheric, sentimental ...
Plot: family relations, mother son reunion, love, friendship, travel, romantic friendship, teenage boy, flirting, lie, rich man, estranged mother, loneliness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: taiwan, taipei, asia
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The Man from Button Willow (1965)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Family, Musical, Western
Country: USA
Duration: 81 min.
Story: In 1869, Justin Eagle lives on his ranch called "The Eagle's Nest" near the town of Button Willow, California. In addition to being a rancher, Juston is a trouble-shooter for the U. S. Government which calls for him to act as an ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, stylized
Audience: family outing
Plot: secret identity, bar fight, kidnapping, missing person, undercover, couples, crimes, daring rescue, old west, working undercover, small town, heroic mission ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: san francisco, usa, california, pacific ocean, utah
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Gone with the Woman (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Norway
Duration: 90 min.
Story: A woman moves into a young man's home and starts to run his life -- a process that makes him fall hopelessly in love with her.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, captivating ...
Audience: date night
Plot: couples, couple relations, fall in love, introspection, romance, love and romance, man-woman relation, love, father daughter relationship, friendship between men, unfulfillment, changing lives ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: europe, norway, paris france
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Smokin' Aces (2006)
Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France, USA
Duration: 109 min.
Story: When a Las Vegas performer-turned-snitch named Buddy Israel decides to turn state's evidence and testify against the mob, it seems that a whole lot of people would like to make sure he's no longer breathing.
Style: exciting, twists and turns, twist ending, dark humor, bloody ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: hitman, sniper, fbi, gunfight, disguise, mafia, organized crime, group of criminals, violence spree, torture, gun, gangsters ...
Time: 50s, 20th century, 1950s, 2000s
Place: las vegas, nevada, usa, los angeles, israel
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Kitchen Stories (2003)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway, Sweden
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Swedish efficiency researchers come to Norway for a study of Norwegian men, to optimize their use of their kitchen. Folke Nilsson (Tomas Norström) is assigned to study the habits of Isak Bjørvik (Joachim Calmeyer). By the rules of the research ...
Style: humorous, witty, twists and turns, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: friendship, research, surveillance, cooking, regret, friends, dishonesty, human nature, satire, husband wife relationship, scientist, drunkenness ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1950s, 50s, 40s
Place: norway, europe, stockholm sweden, sweden, finland ...
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As It Is in Heaven (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 133 min.
Story: A musical romantic tragedy about a famous composer who moves back to his small hometown after having had heart troubles. His search for a simple everyday life leads him into teaching the local church choir which is not easily accepted by the town ...
Style: touching, emotional, sincere, lyrical, light ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: choir, music, village, musician's life, ambition, teachers and students, human nature, romance, school, rehearsal, church, christian ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, europe, austria, milan italy, eastern europe ...
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The Kingdom (1994)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Country: Denmark, Italy, Germany, France, Norway, Sweden, Netherlands
Duration: 561 min.
TV show
Story: The first part of a Danish miniseries that has been edited into two massive films, "Riget" is set in the neurosurgical ward of Copenhagen's Rigshospitalet, the city and country's main hospital, nicknamed "Riget". The ...
Style: atmospheric, surreal, dark humor, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: hospital, ghost, insanity, supernatural, doctor, nightmare, evil, cruelty, corpse, pregnancy, elevator, afterlife ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: denmark, copenhagen denmark, copenhagen
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Insomnia (1997)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 96 min.
Story: Detectives Jonas and Erik are called to the midnight sun country of northern Norway to investigate a recent homicide, but their plan to arrest the killer goes awry, and Jonas mistakenly shoots Erik. The suspect escapes, and a frightened Jonas pins ...
Style: tense, psychological, suspenseful, suspense, enigmatic ...
Plot: police investigation, murder, insomnia, neo noir, crime, crimes, police detective, mystery, loss of partner, dishonesty, deadly, murder mystery ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: norway, europe
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Next Door (2005)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Norway, Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 75 min.
Story: After Ingrid leaves John, he allows himself to be pulled into a mystical and scary world where it is impossible to separate truth from lies.
Style: psychological, disturbing, bleak, rough, twists and turns ...
Plot: murder, voyeurism, neighbor, surrealism, sexual relations, obsession, dishonesty, mentally unstable, crimes, couples, seduction, breakup ...
Time: contemporary
Place: eastern europe, scandinavia
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In a Better World (2010)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 118 min.
Story: 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.
Style: emotional, bleak, thought provoking, gloomy, disturbing ...
Plot: bully, friendship, father son relationship, loneliness, bomb, divorce, bullying, moral dilemma, marital problem, anger, small town, refugee camp ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sudan, denmark, europe, africa, london ...
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A Somewhat Gentle Man (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 113 min.
Story: 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.
Style: dark humor, humorous, semi serious, captivating, tense ...
Plot: childbirth, going straight, crimes, family relations, snitch, parents and children, gangsters, rivalry, child birth, release from prison, sexual relations, graphic violence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, europe, oslo norway
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Eggs (1995)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two brothers in their seventies, Pa and Moe, have lived together all their lives in a little house in the country, the only interruption being when Pa made a weekend trip to Småland on his moped during the second World War. The past returns when ...
Style: cult film, semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching ...
Plot: countryside, hostility, winter, old man, visitor, routine, radio, house, alcohol, wheelchair, family problems, family relations ...
Time: 90s
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Mother of Mine (2005)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 111 min.
Story: 1943: Nine-year-old Eero whose father is killed during the war is brought to Sweden to foster parents to his protection like thousands of other Finnish children. Eero feels lost, particularly as his foster mother Signe behaves very unfriendly. She ...
Style: bleak, touching, emotional, melancholic, realistic ...
Plot: life is a bitch, family relations, human nature, wartime life, human spirit, parents and children, society, hopes, family problems, refugees, refugee, world war two ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: sweden, finland, tokyo, germany, japan ...
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Metalocalypse (2006)
Genre: Animation, Comedy, Music
Country: USA
Duration: 11 min.
TV show
Story: Metalocalypse is an American animated television series, created by Brendon Small and Tommy Blacha, which premiered on August 6, 2006 on Adult Swim. The television program centers around the larger than life death metal band Dethklok, and often ...
Style: dark humor, not serious, humorous, disturbing, dark ...
Plot: heavy metal culture, heavy metal, music band, lifestyle, musician's life, intrigue, artists and showbiz, parody, graphic violence, musician, popularity, band ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, europe
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