Movies and TV shows set in norway

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in norway ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, suspense, captivating, serious, suspenseful and tense films and TV shows about / with snow, danger, friendship, survival, family relations, mountain, female nudity, winter, self discovery and runaway plots mostly in Drama, Thriller and Action genres shot in Norway, Sweden, Denmark and other countries.
norway
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norway movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as norway: Skam (2015), Headhunters (2011), Lilyhammer (2012), Ragnarok (2020), Ragnarok (2013), The Wave (2015), 633 Squadron (1964), Burnout (2014), Thale (2012), Trollhunter (2010).

List of movies set in norway

 8.6
 33K
Skam (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Norway
Duration: 30 min.
TV show
Story: The story of a young teenager group, born 1999, and a pupil on Hartvig Nissens upper secondary school in Oslo, and her friends and their life, troubles, scandals and every day life. Which of the members represented changes per season.
Style: emotional, realistic, dramatic, sweet, serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: lgbt, gay, teenage sexuality, friendship, teenage boy, teenage protagonist, teenager, high school student, high school, gay teenager, teenage girl, teenage sex ...
Time: contemporary
Place: norway, oslo norway, scandinavia
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 7.5
 102K
Headhunters (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, Thriller
Country: Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Germany
Duration: 100 min.
Story: An accomplished headhunter risks everything to obtain a valuable painting owned by a former mercenary..
Style: twists and turns, captivating, stylized, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, pre-teens
Plot: art thief, surveillance, heist, art theft, chase, dishonesty, dark humor, collector, mercenary, crimes, deception, mind game ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, scandinavia, europe, oslo norway
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 7.9
 29K
Lilyhammer (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Norway, USA
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: Frank Tagliano (Steven Van Zandt), is a former member of the New York mob. After testifying in a trial in the United States, Tagliano is relocated to Lillehammer in Norway through the FBI's witness protection program. Frank Tagliano was ...
Style: witty, talky, stylized, humorous, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, culture clash, dark humor, gangsters, starting over, blackmail, lifestyle change, crimes, middle aged, business venture, businessman, small town life ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, europe
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 7.5
 37K
Ragnarok (2020)
Genre: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark
Duration: 45 min.
TV show
Story: A small Norwegian town experiencing warm winters and violent downpours seems to be headed for another Ragnarök -- unless someone intervenes in time.
Style: sincere, realistic, emotional, serious, intellectual ...
Audience: teens
Plot: norse mythology, supernatural power, end of the world, good versus evil, climate change, forces of nature, uncover truth, salvation, catastrophe, teenage protagonist, social relations, society ...
Time: contemporary
Place: scandinavia, norway, eastern europe
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 5.9
 8K
Ragnarok (2013)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Norway
Duration: 100 min.
Story: 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 ...
Style: serious, captivating, exciting, realistic, suspenseful ...
Audience: teens
Plot: norse mythology, ancient mystery, viking, archaeology, adventure, legends and myths, escapades, adventurer, riddles and clues, obsessive quest, mystery, wilderness ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
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 6.6
 38K
The Wave (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway, Sweden
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Based on the fact that mountain party Åkneset, located in the Geiranger fjord in Norway, one day will race out and create a violent tsunami of over 80 meters that will crush everything in its path before it hits land in Geiranger. A geologist gets ...
Style: tense, suspenseful, suspense, intense, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: natural disaster, catastrophe, disaster, tsunami, survival, landslide, family, evacuation, geologist, paranoid, dysfunctional family, mountain ...
Time: 80s
Place: norway
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 6.3
 4K
633 Squadron (1964)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: UK, USA
Duration: 102 min.
Story: When Norwegian resistance leader Lieutenant Erik Bergman reports the location of a German V-2 rocket fuel plant, the Royal Air Force's 633 Squadron is assigned the mission to destroy it. The plant is in a seemingly-impregnable location beneath ...
Style: exciting, realistic, serious, suspenseful, sincere
Audience: boys' night
Plot: world war two, battles, air raid, against the odds, hopes, save the day, military, war, behind enemy lines, crash landing, fishing, brother sister relationship ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, year 1944
Place: norway, europe
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 6.1
 5K
Burnout (2014)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Norway
Duration: 89 min.
Story: For all who remember Cannonball Run. Here is a modern twist on the subject. The longest, wildest and funniest car race, ever. From Oslo to the North Cape. The only rule is getting there first!
Style: semi serious, feel good, exciting, realistic, humorous
Plot: car, rivalry, father daughter relationship, race, contests and competitions, family problems, family relations, parents and children, ambition, car chase, police, drag racing ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: norway, sweden, eastern europe
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 5.5
 6K
Thale (2012)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 76 min.
Story: Norwegian folklore turns out to be real when Leo and Elvis encounter a girl called Thale in a basement. A regular cleaning job turns into a struggle for survival, while they're trying to figure out what or who Thale is. Could Thale be a ...
Style: atmospheric, scary, rough, suspenseful, fairy tale ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: deadly creature, supernatural, creature, survival, forest, legends and myths, confinement indoors, female nudity, folklore, wrong place wrong time, confined, isolation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
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 6.9
 74K
Trollhunter (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 103 min.
Story: A group of students investigates a series of mysterious bear killings, but learns that there are much more dangerous things going on. They start to follow a mysterious hunter, learning that he is actually a troll hunter.
Style: dark fantasy, scary, suspense, atmospheric, absurd ...
Audience: pre-teens
Plot: troll, monster, hunting, giant, legends and myths, found footage, wilderness, cryptozoology, forest, giant monster, witch, hunter ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2010
Place: norway, europe
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Breaking Surface (2020)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Horror, Thriller
Country: Sweden, Norway, Belgium
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Two Swedish/Norwegian half sisters go on a winter diving trip in Northern Norway, when they get trapped after a rockslide.
Style: suspense, disturbing, suspenseful, tense
Plot: ocean, sister sister relationship, survival, scuba diving, winter, diving, dog, rescue from drowning, isolation, mother daughter relationship, friendship, rescue ...
Time: contemporary
Place: norway, sweden, scandinavia, eastern europe
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 6.8
 34K
22 July (2018)
Genre: Crime, Drama, History, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 143 min.
Story: In Norway on 22 July 2011, right-wing terrorist Anders Behring Breivik murdered 77 young people attending a Labour Party Youth Camp on Utöya Island outside of Oslo. This three-part story will focus on the survivors of the attacks, the political ...
Style: suspense, suspenseful, rough, disturbing
Plot: terrorism, terrorist, mass murder, tragedy, car bomb, island, court, bomb, cruelty, female judge, media frenzy, female lawyer ...
Time: 2010s, year 2011, 21st century
Place: norway, oslo norway, europe, eastern europe
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The Last King (2016)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War
Country: Norway, Denmark, Sweden, Ireland, Hungary
Duration: 99 min.
Story: Norway, 1204. A civil war between the birkebeiners —the king's men— and the baglers —supporters of the Norwegian aristocracy and the Church— ravages the country. Two men must protect a baby, the illegitimate son of King Håkon, who will ...
Style: epic, heroic, breathtaking, tense, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: medieval, norse mythology, kingdom, myth, civil war, winter, snow, king, mythology, master warrior, courage, heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 13th century
Place: norway
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 5.1
 64K
The Snowman (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Sweden, China
Duration: 119 min.
Story: Detective Harry Hole investigates the disappearance of a woman whose pink scarf is found wrapped around an ominous looking snowman.
Style: serious, surprise ending, melancholic, neo noir, slasher ...
Plot: serial killer, snow, snowman, murder, police investigation, police detective, clue, winter, missing woman, investigation, doctors, missing person ...
Time: 80s, 2010s, year 1945, 2000s, year 2006 ...
Place: norway, oslo norway
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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, sentimental, touching, compassionate ...
Plot: friendship, research, self discovery, cooking, surveillance, food, regret, human nature, friends, dishonesty, satire, scientist ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 50s, post world war two
Place: norway, sweden, europe, eastern europe, scandinavia ...
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 5.6
 263
The Mountain (2011)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 73 min.
Story: This is the story of Nora and Solveig, a grief-stricken couple on a hike through the mountain range where they had a traumatic experience two years prior. Nora and Solveig are hiking through a snow-covered, rough, but beautiful scenery on a tour of ...
Style: emotional, realistic, serious, atmospheric, sincere ...
Plot: mountain, lesbian relationship, lesbian, couples, family problems, hopes, introspection, haunted by the past, gender, dealing with death, death in the family, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, europe
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The Worst Person in the World (2021)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Norway, France, Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 128 min.
Story: Chronicles four years in the life of Julie, a young woman who navigates the troubled waters of her love life and struggles to find her career path, leading her to take a realistic look at who she really is.
Style: captivating, psychological, disturbing, art house, philosophical ...
Plot: female protagonist, oral sex, male female relationship, female photographer, existential crisis, love, flirting, breakup, cancer, sex scene, female nudity, age difference ...
Place: norway, oslo norway
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Atlantic Crossing (2020)
Genre: Drama, Family, History, Romance, War
Country: Norway, Germany, USA, Sweden, Denmark, UK
Duration: 55 min.
TV show
Story: The incredible, true story of the Norwegian Crown Princess Märtha’s efforts to support her country during World War II. After a headlong flight from the Nazis, she was forced to part from her husband and cross the Atlantic Ocean to seek refuge in ...
Style: disturbing, factual, suspense, realistic, educational film
Plot: world war two, historical character, wartime, idealism, marriage, politician, moral dilemma, u.s. army, politics, female politician, invasion, political leader ...
Time: 1940s
Place: norway, washington d.c.
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Turn Me On, Dammit! (2011)
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Country: Norway
Duration: 76 min.
Story: In Skoddeheimen, Norway, 15-year-old Alma is consumed by her hormones and fantasies that range from sweetly romantic images of Artur, the boyfriend she yearns for, to daydreams about practically everybody she lays eyes on.
Style: realistic, humorous, semi serious, witty, touching ...
Audience: pre-teens, teens
Plot: coming of age, teenage life, phone sex, sexual fantasy, teenage sexuality, sexual awakening, youth, erotic fantasy, high school hunk, masturbation, parents and children, high school life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, europe, scandinavia, oslo norway
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Utoya - July 22 (2018)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 93 min.
Story: The movie tells the story about a girl who has to hide and survive from terrorist Anders Breivik while looking for her little sister during the terrorist attacks in Norway on the island Utøya, July 22nd.
Style: psychological, disturbing, captivating, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, chick flick
Plot: summer camp, school shooting, terrorism, massacre, teenage girl, sister sister relationship, terrorist attack, group of friends, mental illness, violence, serial killer, hopes ...
Time: 2010s, year 2011, 21st century
Place: norway, oslo norway
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 4.3
 4K
Centigrade (2020)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 89 min.
Story: A young American couple travel to the arctic mountains of Norway. After pulling over during a snowstorm, they wake up trapped in their SUV, buried underneath layers of snow and ice.
Style: suspense, tense, realistic, captivating, psychological thriller
Plot: stranded, trapped, pregnant woman, backwoods, snow, couples, blizzard, argument, birth, boyfriend girlfriend relationship, fear, winter ...
Time: year 2002
Place: norway
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 5.6
 1K
Homesick (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 106 min.
Story: When Charlotte, 27, meets her brother Henrik, 35, for the first time as an adult, it becomes an encounter without boundaries, between two people who don't know what a normal family is. How does sibling love manifest itself if you have never ...
Style: serious, realistic, sentimental, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: brother sister sex, incest, brother sister incest, brother sister relationship, stepbrother stepsister relationship, incestuous relationship, incestuous sex, incestuous desire, couples, forbidden love, sex scene, self discovery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, oslo norway
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 6.5
 6K
I Am Dina (2002)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway, Sweden, France, Germany, Denmark
Duration: 125 min.
Story: In Northern Norway during the 1860s, a little girl named Dina accidentally causes her mother's death. Overcome with grief, her father refuses to raise her, leaving her in the care of the household servants. Dina grows up wild and unmanageable, ...
Style: talky, intense, stylized, emotional, touching ...
Plot: life philosophy, relationships, justice, contests and competitions, death in the family, haunted by the past, family problems, family relations, master and servant, parents and children, curses spells and rituals, bdsm ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: norway, europe
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 6.8
 2K
Mammon (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 58 min.
TV show
Story: Peter Verås is an uncompromising journalist in the most respected newspaper in Norway. He makes his life’s biggest mistake when he gets hold of evidence of a financial fraud from an anonymous source. It turns out the evidence points to his own ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, suspenseful
Plot: media, journalism, political corruption, conspiracy, uncover truth, crimes, mystery, life turned upside down, journalist, life is a bitch, dishonesty, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
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 7.1
 21K
Into the White (2012)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Norway, Sweden, France
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Into the White is an anti-war movie. High above the harsh Norwegian wilderness, English and German pilots shoot each other to the ground after a violent chance encounter. Isolated, they must fight to survive the brutal winter. Though war has made ...
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, captivating, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, wilderness, foe turned friend, air disaster, winter, world war two, war, aviation, cold, luftwaffe, airplane shot down, isolation ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, year 1940
Place: norway, europe
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Norwegian Ninja (2010)
Genre: Action, Comedy
Country: Norway
Duration: 77 min.
Story: Norwegian Ninja is the true story of how Commander Arne Treholt and his Ninja Force saved Norway during the Cold War. In 1983 the Ninja Force discovers that the sinister NATO force Stay Behind, who take charge in times of war and emergency, are ...
Style: parody, surreal, not serious, exciting, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: ninja, save the day, escapades, farce, political conspiracy, cold war, silly humor, kgb, master villain, dishonesty, hotshot hero, secret agents ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: norway, ussr, europe, usa
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 6.7
 3K
North (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 79 min.
Story: Following a nervous breakdown, ski athlete Jomar has isolated himself in a lonely existence as the guard of a ski park. When he learns that he might be the father of a child way up north, he sets on a strange and poetic journey through Norway on a ...
Style: road movie, atmospheric, humorous, psychological, captivating ...
Plot: on the road, road trip, self discovery, estrangement, introspection, ex athlete, wilderness, winter, friendship, mountain, antisocial personality disorder, grandparent grandchild relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, europe
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Max Manus: Man of War (2008)
Genre: Action, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: Norway, Denmark, Germany
Duration: 118 min.
Story: Max Manus is a Norwegian 2008 biographic war film based on the real events of the life of resistance fighter Max Manus (1914–96), after his contribution in the Winter War against the Soviet Union. The story follows Manus through the outbreak of ...
Style: tense, factual, brutal, melancholic, light ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: world war two, resistance, war, nazi, nazism, military, adventure, escape, gestapo, romance, courage, nazi occupation ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century
Place: norway, scotland, egypt, japan, russia ...
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 8.5
 5K
Dag (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 23 min.
TV show
Story: Meet Dag, a couple's therapist who holds a 90% divorce rate. His philosophy in life is that people should live alone and he's happy to share that with his patients. Dag leads a quiet life and the only thing he loves more than his solitude ...
Style: cynical, humorous, realistic, captivating, funny ...
Plot: loner, dark humor, therapy, marital problem, antisocial behavior, friends, love and romance, doctors and patients, alienation, therapist, power relations, siblings relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
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 6.7
 1K
Mongoland (2001)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Norway
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Pia is coming home for Christmas after traveling in England for about 6 months. She wants to catch up with her boyfriend, Kristoffer, who was supposed to have joined her on the trip, but backed out at the last minute. Finding him, however, is ...
Style: realistic, sentimental, semi serious, humorous, offbeat ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: friendship, homecoming, romance, love and romance, lifestyle, one more chance, christmas, absurdism, unrequited love, twentysomething life, friends, strong female presence ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, europe
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