Movies and TV shows set in sweden

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in sweden ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, tense, captivating, touching and psychological films and TV shows about / with society, male nudity, father daughter relationship, friendship, youth, female nudity, coming of age, childhood, swedish and sex scene plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Crime genres shot in Sweden, Denmark, Germany and other countries.
sweden
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sweden movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as sweden: The Bridge (2011), Wallander (2008), Show Me Love (1998), Midsommar (2019), The Ritual (2017), The Girl (2009), Welcome to Sweden (2014), The Girl King (2015), Lilya 4-Ever (2002), 100 Code (2015).

List of movies set in sweden

 8.6
 70K
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: captivating, tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, gloomy ...
Plot: serial killer, multiple suspects, police investigation, murder, police detective, twists and turns, mind game, crimes, murder investigation, partners against crime, riddles and clues, videotaping ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, denmark, scandinavia, copenhagen, europe ...
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 7.8
 15K
Wallander (2008)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Sweden, Germany, USA
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: This drama follows Inspector Kurt Wallander – a middle-aged everyman – as he struggles against a rising tide of violence in the apparently sleepy backwaters in and around Ystad in Skane, southern Sweden. Based on the international best-selling ...
Style: bleak, suspenseful, psychological, serious, tense ...
Plot: police detective, murder investigation, police investigation, loneliness, crimes, drinking problem, depression, life is a bitch, mystery, small town, police officer, whodunit ...
Time: contemporary, future, 2000s, 21st century, 2010s
Place: sweden, scandinavia
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 7.5
 53K
Show Me Love (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 89 min.
Story: Åmål is a small insignificant town where nothing ever happens, where the latest trends are out of date when they get there. Young Elin has a bit of a bad reputation when it comes to guys, but the fact is that she has never done *it*. Another girl ...
Style: sexual, sentimental, sexy, realistic, touching ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, chick flick, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: lesbian, lgbt, sexuality, forbidden love, lesbian relationship, teenage love, gays and lesbians, lesbian love, first love, teenager, school, lesbian teen ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe, scandinavia, stockholm sweden
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 7.1
 321K
Midsommar (2019)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA, Sweden
Duration: 148 min.
Story: A young couple travels to Sweden to visit their friend’s rural hometown and attend its mid-summer festival. What begins as an idyllic retreat quickly descends into an increasingly violent and bizarre competition at the hands of a pagan cult.
Style: disturbing, rough, psychedelic, brutal, suspense ...
Plot: ritual, cult, paganism, religious cult, emotional breakdown, isolated community, sacrifice, burned alive, nervous breakdown, grief, drugs, female protagonist ...
Time: 2010s, 21st century
Place: sweden, new york, europe, scandinavia, eastern europe
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 6.3
 102K
The Ritual (2017)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, Canada
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A group of college friends reunite for a trip to the forest, but encounter a menacing presence in the woods that's stalking them.
Style: suspense, psychological, disturbing, tense, enigmatic ...
Plot: hiking, monster, lost in the woods, forest, creature, supernatural, cult, ritual, paganism, guilt, creature feature, pagan ...
Time: contemporary
Place: sweden, scandinavia, eastern europe
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 6.7
 2K
The Girl (2009)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Sweden
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Story of a ten-year-old girl left alone in her house in the summer of 1981.
Style: serious, touching, sincere, realistic, emotional ...
Plot: youth, friends, coming of age, childhood, countryside, friendship, introspection, peer pressure, regret, home alone, when the parents are away, hopes ...
Time: 80s, 20th century
Place: sweden, europe, africa, eastern europe
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Welcome to Sweden (2014)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Sweden, USA
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The fish-out-of-water story of New York accountant Bruce, who falls in love with a Swedish girl named Emma and follows her to Sweden.
Style: sitcom, not serious, humorous, realistic, light ...
Audience: date night
Plot: fish out of water, hopes, starting over, misfit, living with parents, couples, family relations, meet the parents, life turned upside down, accountant, homecoming, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: sweden, eastern europe, scandinavia
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The Girl King (2015)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Finland, Canada, Germany, Sweden
Duration: 106 min.
Story: A portrait of the brilliant, extravagant Kristina of Sweden, queen from age six, who fights the conservative forces that are against her ideas to modernize Sweden and who have no tolerance for her awakening sexuality.
Style: realistic, captivating, emotional, serious, stylized ...
Plot: lesbian, lesbian interest, queen, royal family, lesbian romance, love interest, lesbian love, lesbian sex, lgbt, heir to the throne, forbidden love, coronation ...
Time: 17th century
Place: sweden, europe
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 7.8
 46K
Lilya 4-Ever (2002)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 109 min.
Story: Lilya lives in poverty and dreams of a better life. Her mother moves to the United States and abandons her to her aunt, who neglects her. Lilya hangs out with her friends, Natasha and Volodya, who is suicidal. Desperate for money, she starts working ...
Style: bleak, depressing, bad ending, serious, sad ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens, teen drama
Plot: prostitution, human trafficking, poverty, sexual abuse, suicide, life is a bitch, russian, teenage prostitution, prostitute, youth, rape, social decay ...
Place: sweden, europe, denmark, russia, eastern europe ...
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 7.3
 3K
100 Code (2015)
Genre: Crime, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Germany
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: New York, USA. Stockholm, Sweden. Over the past twelve months young, blonde, blue-eyed women have been found dead in a meadow where Asphodel flowers grow. New York Detective Tommy Conley gets a special dispensation from the NYPD to go observe and ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, realistic, atmospheric ...
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, murder, partners against crime, psychopath, partners, crimes, law enforcement, father daughter relationship, forensics, victim, uncover truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: stockholm sweden, sweden, eastern europe
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 7.4
 5K
Beck (1997)
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
TV show
Story: Beck follows the Swedish police officer Martin Beck and his partner Gunvald Larson investigating various crimes.
Style: tense, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: police detective, swedish, crime investigation, crimes, serial killer, law enforcement, murder mystery, nypd, investigation, swedish police, police officer, police protagonist ...
Time: future, 20th century, 90s, contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
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 7.1
 5K
Jordskott (2015)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Finland, UK, Norway
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Detective Inspector Eva Thörnblad returns to Silver Height seven years after her daughter Josefine disappeared by a lake in the woods. The body was never found and the girl was believed to have drowned. Now a boy has vanished without a trace and ...
Style: tense, atmospheric, suspenseful, gloomy, enigmatic ...
Plot: missing child, uncover truth, police investigation, twists and turns, family problems, riddles and clues, haunted by the past, small town, police officer, forest, missing person, under the surface ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, scandinavia, eastern europe
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 7.0
 6K
Involuntary (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden, France
Duration: 98 min.
Story: It's almost summer in Sweden and minor indiscretions and misbehavior abound. Leffe likes to show off for his friends and play salacious pranks, especially when he's drinking. Meanwhile, a righteous grade-school teacher doesn't know ...
Style: semi serious, humorous, touching, realistic, sexy ...
Plot: multiple storylines, teenager, prank, unsupportive coworkers, workplace, mischievous children, teenage life, male female relationship, bus driver, group of friends, bus, gay slur ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
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The New Country (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 232 min.
Story: A 15 year old Somalian boy meets a 40 year old Iranian man on a refugee camp in Skåne, in the south of Sweden. With the threat of deportation hanging over them they decide to the take their faiths in their own hands and together they go on a ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, captivating, tense, road movie ...
Plot: african, refugee, teenager, obsessive quest, on the run, human nature, working class, discrimination, friendship, on the road, deportation, estrangement ...
Time: 90s
Place: sweden, europe
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 5.9
 638
Grown Ups (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: France, Sweden
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Every year, Albert buys his daughter an initiatory journey to a European country. For her 17th birthday he chooses a trip to Sweden to look for a Viking's treasure. When they arrive in the rented house, it is occupied by Anika and Christine, ...
Style: realistic, semi serious, humorous, feel good, art house
Plot: single parent, coming of age, family relations, teenage life, love and romance, youth, couples, teenage love, parents and children, summer, disorder, father daughter relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, europe
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All Things Fair (1995)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 130 min.
Story: This film is set in 1943 when the whole of Europe was embroiled in WWII. It deals with attraction of a 15 year old boy Stig to his teacher Viola. The whole movie revolves around the sexual encounters between Stig and Viola and how he eventually ...
Style: sexual, sexy, erotic, touching, bad ending ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: older woman younger man relationship, teacher student sex, world war two, older woman younger man sex, forbidden love, older woman teenage boy relationship, female teacher, coming of age, sex with teenager, cheating wife, defloration, teachers and students ...
Time: 1940s, year 1943, 20th century
Place: sweden, scandinavia, europe, stockholm sweden, eastern europe
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 8.2
 19K
Caliphate (2020)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 46 min.
TV show
Story: National Security agent Fatima receives a tip that a terrorist attack against Sweden is in the planning stage. Meanwhile Sulle, a teenage girl in Stockholm, gets interested in her student assistent who opens doors to a new and fascinating world - ...
Style: suspense, disturbing, exciting, tense, dramatic ...
Plot: isis, hijab, terrorist, terrorism, suicide bomber, islamic terrorism, islam, muslim, rape, police, intelligence agency, female protagonist ...
Place: syria, middle east, sweden, eastern europe
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 5.9
 852
Corridor (2010)
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Lonely medical student Frank is pleased with his flat, a quiet place to focus on his coming exams. But when he meets the girl upstairs, the intrusive Lotte, he realizes there is something wrong with the place. Each time he leaves his apartment, ...
Style: tense, serious, suspenseful, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: apartment building, mystery, crimes, murder, student, neighbor, uncover truth, suspicion, psycho, mental disorder, stalker, paranoia ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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Elina: As If I Wasn't There (2002)
Genre: Drama, Family
Country: Sweden, Finland
Duration: 77 min.
Story: In rural Sweden of the early 1950s, little Elina goes to school again after recovering from tuberculosis, the same illness that has killed her father a few years earlier. Elina's family belongs to Finnish-speaking Finns frowned upon by a ...
Style: realistic, captivating, touching, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: family outing
Plot: finnish, discrimination, school, escapades, siblings relations, missing person, family, solace, family relations, apprentice, parents and children, haunted by the past ...
Time: 50s
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
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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, sincere, emotional, lyrical, feel good ...
Audience: girls' night
Plot: music, choir, village, character study, self discovery, musician's life, ambition, teachers and students, human nature, romance, love, bullying ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, australia, europe, milan italy, austria ...
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We Are the Best! (2013)
Genre: Drama, Music
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Three girls in 1980s Stockholm decide to form a punk band -- despite not having any instruments and being told by everyone that punk is dead.
Style: feel good, touching, stylized, lyrical, semi serious ...
Audience: teens, girls' night, pre-teens
Plot: teenager, music, punk, coming of age, friendship, rebellion, cheerleading, punk rock, ambition, best friends, teenage life, teenage girl ...
Time: 80s, year 1982, 70s, 20th century
Place: sweden, tokyo, california, eastern europe, scandinavia ...
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 8.3
 32K
Young Royals (2021)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 50 min.
TV show
Story: Prince Wilhelm adjusts to life at his prestigious new boarding school, Hillerska, but following his heart proves more challenging than anticipated.
Style: captivating, disturbing, romantic, psychological, emotional ...
Audience: teen drama
Plot: gay, lgbt, gay lead character, adolescence, teenage boy, social problems, love affair, coming of age, teenager, heir to the throne, royal family, boarding school ...
Time: 2020s, 21st century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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 7.0
 31K
Border (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Romance, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 110 min.
Story: When a border guard with a sixth sense for identifying smugglers encounters the first person she cannot prove is guilty, she is forced to confront terrifying revelations about herself and humankind.
Style: art house, rough, surreal, disturbing, neurotic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: troll, customs officer, border guard, sadistic psychopath, female nudity, father daughter relationship, baby, sex scene, sexuality, child molestation, child abuse, body horror ...
Place: sweden, finland, eastern europe, scandinavia
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ZONE 261 - Operation Ragnarok (2018)
Genre: Action, Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Sweden
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A town in south of Sweden is isolated after a viral outbreak. The Swedes and immigrants still inside must band together to survive the onslaught.
Style: tense, bleak, rough, suspenseful, serious
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, infected, survival, infection, supernatural, plague, confined, isolation, military, monster, virus, escapades ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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The Last Sentence (2012)
Genre: Biography, Drama
Country: Sweden, Norway
Duration: 126 min.
Story: Renowned journalist Torgny Segerstedt declares war against Hitler as he criticizes Swedish politicians who tried to look away from the tyranny of the Nazis with the good excuse of “neutralism”. His only weapon is his pen and his life is full of ...
Style: serious, touching, thought provoking, realistic, uplifting ...
Plot: world war two, journalism, fighting the system, human spirit, political unrest, fascism, life is a bitch, state affairs, righting the wronged, wartime life, idealism, rebelliousness ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1930s
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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 6.3
 2K
Cornelis (2010)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Music
Country: Sweden
Duration: 101 min.
Story: ”Cornelis” is the unique chronicle about one of Sweden’s greatest music legends - Cornelis Vreeswijk. An honest and gripping account of an exceptionally talented, but self-destructive artist’s intense life both on and behind the stage. A man ...
Style: captivating, atmospheric, psychological, factual, touching ...
Plot: musician's life, looking for love, ambition, artists and showbiz, couples, private vs public, couple relations, society, music, rivalry, musician, weakness ...
Time: contemporary, 20th century, 21st century, 60s, 70s
Place: sweden, eastern europe
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 6.1
 13K
Stockholm (2018)
Genre: Biography, Comedy, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Based on the extraordinary true story of the European city’s 1973 bank heist and hostage crisis that was documented in the 1974 New Yorker article “The Bank Drama” by Daniel Lang. The events grasped the world’s attention when the hostages ...
Style: captivating, tense, exciting, suspense, macabre
Plot: stockholm syndrome, hostage, bank, hostage situation, criminal as protagonist, criminal, bank robbery, negotiation, ransom, chief of police, american abroad, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 70s, year 1973
Place: sweden, eastern europe, stockholm sweden
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That Special Summer (2007)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 90 min.
Story: The year is 1984. It's summer, and the rebellious 12-year-old girl Kid wants to stay in Gothenburg, but her mother has other plans. Kid discovers that summer vacation in Finland isn't as bad as first feared. In a few hot weeks she ...
Style: disturbing, psychological, captivating
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: summer vacation, teenage girl, teenage sexuality, coming of age, teenager, sexual awakening, father daughter relationship, teenage love, teenage life, couple relations, teen romance, relationships ...
Time: year 1984, 80s
Place: sweden, finland
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 6.5
 1K
Sebbe (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Duct tape, electrical cables, trigger, explosives. Sebbe never planned to build a bomb. It just happened. Sebbe is 15 years old and lives with his mother in an apartment that is too narrow. He does his best. He never strikes back. Sebbe loves his ...
Style: captivating, realistic, serious, psychological, mind bending ...
Audience: teens, pre-teens
Plot: single parent, coming of age, teenage boy, introspection, teenage life, escape from reality, family relations, parents and children, juvenile delinquency, life is a bitch, society, youth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe
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The Best Man's Wedding (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Sweden
Duration: 88 min.
Story: Roro and Måns who are best friends, work at the park management and get to do all the shit jobs - clean up duck ponds and pick up dog poop. Roro's Swedish girlfriend Lisa wants to be introduced to his family but he refuses for a long time ...
Style: humorous, feel good, touching, intense, funny ...
Audience: date night
Plot: impotence, immigrants, culture clash, friends, erection, couples, love triangle, romance, sexual dysfunction, nothing goes right, proposal, lebanese ...
Time: 20th century, 90s
Place: sweden, europe, eastern europe, lebanon
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