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, serious, suspenseful, atmospheric, humorous and stylized films and TV shows about / with danger, snow, storytelling, runaway, dialogue, mentor, catastrophe, culture clash, survival and brutality plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Action genres shot in Norway, Sweden, Germany and other countries.
norway
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norway movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as norway: Shame (2015), Lilyhammer (2012), Ragnarok (2013), Headhunters (2011), Into the White (2012), King of Devil's Island (2010), O'Horten (2007), Mendel (1997), Outlander (2008), Dag (2010).

List of movies set in norway

 8.8
 22K
Shame (2015)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Norway
Duration: 30 min.
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: sweet, emotional, serious, sentimental, uplifting ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: friendship, teenage girl, teenage protagonist, lgbt, high school, interracial relations, high school hunk, family relations, parent child relationship, teen angst, muslim, gay relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: norway, oslo norway, scandinavia
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 8.0
 22K
Lilyhammer (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Norway, USA
Duration: 45 min.
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: dark humor, witty, talky, stylized, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: culture clash, starting over, mafia, small town, lifestyle change, fish out of water, gangsters, crimes, business venture, criminal heroes, snitch, blackmail ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, europe
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 5.9
 7K
Ragnarok (2013)
Genre: Action, Adventure
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, exciting, suspenseful, captivating, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: ancient mystery, adventure, vikings, legends and myths, danger, escapades, adventurer, obsessive quest, riddles and clues, wilderness, treasure, clue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, ancient history
Place: norway
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 7.6
 89K
Headhunters (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Germany
Duration: 96 min.
Story: An accomplished headhunter risks everything to obtain a valuable painting owned by a former mercenary..
Style: dark humor, stylized, captivating, suspenseful, clever ...
Audience: pre-teens, boys' night
Plot: dishonesty, mercenary, surveillance, heist, chase, police investigation, art thief, presumed dead, art gallery, forgery, death of lover, morgue ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, europe, scandinavia, oslo norway
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 7.2
 17K
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: serious, captivating, realistic, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: air disaster, survival, war, wilderness, isolation, winter, confined, foe turned friend, pilot, danger, aerial combats, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1940
Place: norway, europe
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King of Devil's Island (2010)
Genre: Action, Drama
Country: Norway, France, Sweden, Poland
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Based on a true story: Norwegian winter, 1915. On the island Bastøy, outside Oslo, a group of young boys aged 11 to 18, are held in an institution for delinquent youth, notorious for its sadistic regime. One day a new boy, Erling, arrives, ...
Style: bleak, tense, serious, atmospheric, realistic ...
Plot: island, punishment, prison life, sexual abuse, boarding school life, beating, violence, escape, humiliation, riot, suicide, juvenile detention ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1915
Place: norway, scandinavia, poland, japan
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 6.8
 4K
O'Horten (2007)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway, Germany, France, Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Odd Horton is dependable and contained: he's a train driver retiring after 40 years of service, living a simple life. His idea of adventure is to fly from one city in Norway to another. Starting on the night of his retirement dinner, Odd has a ...
Style: semi serious, touching, surreal, realistic, gloomy ...
Plot: retirement, train, airport, surrealism, train conductor, whiskey, aging, self discovery, mother son relationship, elderly, hopes, unfulfillment ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, oslo norway
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 6.4
 189
Mendel (1997)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 95 min.
Story: A Jewish family leaves Germany after surviving the Holocaust and heads to Norway. Mendel, their youngest son, is too young to make sense of the Holocaust but tries to comprehend his family's actions during the war and their nightmares now. His ...
Style: serious, gloomy, realistic, touching, bleak ...
Plot: holocaust, nightmare, anti heroes, small town, immigrants, young heroes, haunted by the past, coming of age, misfit, society, youth, family relations ...
Time: 40s, 50s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: norway, germany, palestine, israel, bavaria
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 6.3
 68K
Outlander (2008)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Country: USA, Germany, France
Duration: 115 min.
Story: During the reign of the Vikings, a man from another world crash-lands on Earth, bringing with him an alien predator. The man must fuse his advanced technology with the weaponry of the vikings to fight the monster.
Style: epic, exciting, rough, serious, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien encounter, monster, viking, deadly creature, vikings, ancient, flying saucer, vengeance, deadly, rivalry, space and aliens, alien ...
Time: ancient history, future
Place: norway, europe
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 8.5
 4K
Dag (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 23 min.
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, dark humor, humorous, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: therapy, marital problem, antisocial behavior, doctors and patients, love and romance, friends, siblings relations, loner, power relations, fall in love, alienation, therapist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
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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, serious, suspenseful, realistic, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: resistance, escape, idealism, terrorism, train, bomb, saboteur, war, adventure, soldier, manhunt, occupation ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: norway, europe, scotland, oslo norway, finland ...
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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, clever, witty, semi serious, twists and turns ...
Plot: friendship, research, kitchen, housewife, bachelor, cooking, neighbor, caravan, surveillance, small town, human nature, soccer ...
Time: 1950s, 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: norway, europe, sweden, stockholm sweden, scandinavia ...
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 5.6
 5K
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, rough, suspenseful, scary, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, legends and myths, deadly creature, confinement indoors, in the woods, creature, gory, isolation, survival, confined, danger, deadly ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
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 6.7
 3K
North (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 78 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: atmospheric, semi serious, realistic, gloomy, humorous ...
Plot: on the road, alcohol, self discovery, dull life, road trip, grandparent grandchild relationship, life is a bitch, wilderness, unfulfillment, introspection, alcohol abuse, estrangement ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, europe
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 6.4
 3K
633 Squadron (1964)
Genre: War, Drama
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: sincere, serious, realistic, suspenseful, exciting
Audience: boys' night
Plot: daring rescue, race against time, air raid, war, save the day, human spirit, anti war, heroic mission, battles, against the odds, ambition, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
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: surreal, not serious, humorous, offbeat, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: master warrior, farce, martial arts, save the day, cold war, submarine, political intrigue, parody, rivalry, hotshot hero, master villain, secret agents ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: norway, europe, soviet union, usa
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 7.0
 62K
Trollhunter (2010)
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Horror
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: humorous, semi serious, suspenseful, scary, exciting ...
Plot: giant, adventure, troll, secret government organization, found footage, hunter, monster, in the woods, countryside, conspiracy, legends and myths, wilderness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2010
Place: norway, europe
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 6.7
 26K
The Wave (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway
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, intense, suspense, road movie ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: tsunami, underwater, natural disaster, bomb shelter, evacuation, geologist, catastrophe, family, survival, hotel, mountain, family drama ...
Time: 80s
Place: norway
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 6.7
 2K
Mammon (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 58 min.
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, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: journalism, life turned upside down, journalist, conspiracy, mystery, crimes, dishonesty, media, uncover truth, political corruption, life is a bitch
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
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Cold Prey III (2010)
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Country: Norway
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Takes place in the '80s where a group of teenagers go to visit an abandoned hotel, only to find themselves hunted by a psychotic killer through the Norwegian woods.
Style: scary, serious, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, killer, gory, serial killer, hotel, cruelty, teenager, in the woods, deadly, escapades, youth, buddies ...
Time: 20th century, 80s, 1990s
Place: norway
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 6.3
 59K
Dead Snow (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Country: Norway
Duration: 91 min.
Story: Eight medical students on a ski trip to Norway discover that Hitler's horrors live on when they come face to face with a battalion of zombie Nazi soldiers intent on devouring anyone unfortunate enough to wander into the remote mountains where ...
Style: dark humor, scary, humorous, absurd, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, nazi, gory, best friends, cult, parody, brutality, vengeance, wartime, wilderness, torture ...
Time: contemporary
Place: norway, europe, medical school
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 5.1
 44K
The Snowman (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Sweden
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, suspense
Plot: police investigation, serial killer, murder, police detective, snowman, clue, winter, missing woman, based on a novel, missing person, snow, decapitation ...
Time: 2010s, 2000s, year 1989, year 2006, year 1945
Place: norway, oslo norway
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 6.5
 4K
Hold Up (2010)
Genre: Action, Biography, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway
Duration: 87 min.
Story: In the morning of April 5, 2004, the greatest bank robbery in Norwegian history was carried out in Stavanger. The robbery itself is the main character of the story, and it is illuminated from several angles in the course of the film, from the ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, true crime, police, police officer killed, robbery, rubber gloves, master criminal, crime, crimes, law enforcement, disorder, gang ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, europe
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The Saboteurs (2015)
Genre: Drama, History, War
Country: Norway
Duration: 45 min.
Story: The story about the heavy water war unfolds during the prolouge, eruption and the end of the second world war. We follow the story of the the key personnel in the race of who develops the atomic bomb first.
Style: serious, captivating, realistic, suspenseful
Plot: war, atomic bomb, heroic mission, inventions and discoveries, soldier, blind ambition, moral dilemma, ambition, danger, military, chemistry, saboteur ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
Place: norway, europe, england
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 7.2
 1K
Hamsun (1996)
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Country: Germany, Norway, Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 159 min.
Story: Knut Hamsun is Norway's most famous and admired author. Ever since he was young he has hated the English for the starvation they caused Norway during WWI. When the Germans occupy Norway 9 April 1940 he welcomes them and the protection they can ...
Style: talky, serious, realistic, sincere, emotional ...
Plot: writer's life, holocaust, war, tragic hero, controversy, betrayal, human nature, human spirit, idealism, introspection, anti semitism, anti war ...
Place: norway, europe, germany
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In Order of Disappearance (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Norway, Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 116 min.
Story: Upstanding community leader Nils has just won an award for "Citizen of the Year" when he learns the news that his son has died of a heroin overdose. Suspecting foul play, Nils begins to investigate, and soon finds himself at the center of ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, stylized, semi serious, realistic ...
Plot: vengeance, revenge, kidnapping, crime lord, betrayal, stockholm syndrome, vigilantism, loss of son, gory, crime, drug traffic, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, europe
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 7.4
 8K
Reprise (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Norway
Duration: 105 min.
Story: Two competitive friends, fueled by literary aspirations and youthful exuberance, endure the pangs of love, depression and burgeoning careers.
Style: stylized, realistic, serious, gloomy, captivating ...
Plot: friendship, depression, writer's life, music, road not taken, ambition, unfulfillment, friends, buddies, follow your dream, rise and fall, self discovery ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, oslo norway, paris france, hawaii
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 5.7
 761
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: emotional, serious, realistic, sincere, sentimental ...
Plot: brother sister incest, couples, destructive relationship, siblings relations, family relations, best friends, supportive spouse, self discovery, couple relations, life turned upside down, friends, incest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, oslo norway
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 6.0
 4K
Pioneer (2013)
Genre: Thriller
Country: Norway, Germany, Sweden, France, Finland
Duration: 111 min.
Story: Pioneer is set in the early '80s, at the beginning of the Norwegian Oil Boom. Enormous oil and gas deposits are discovered in the North Sea and the authorities aim to bring the oil ashore through a pipeline from depths of 500 meters. A ...
Style: twists and turns, tense, serious, realistic, stylized ...
Plot: underwater, uncover truth, scuba diving, dishonesty, losing-it hero, investigation, obsession, danger, ocean or sea, death of brother, hallucination, cover up ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: norway
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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: humorous, semi serious, realistic, offbeat, witty ...
Plot: teenage life, coming of age, youth, high school life, phone sex, masturbation, best friend, small town life, parents and children, erection, small town, single parent ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, europe, scandinavia, oslo norway
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