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, humorous, semi serious and exciting films and TV shows about / with snow, danger, family relations, friendship, storytelling, friends, survival, dialogue, youth and runaway plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in Norway, Sweden, Germany and other countries.
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norway movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as norway: Shame (2015), Headhunters (2011), Lilyhammer (2012), The race (2014), Ragnarok (2013), O'Horten (2007), Mammon (2014), Kitchen Stories (2003), Into the White (2012), Norwegian Ninja (2010).

List of movies set in norway

 8.6
 29K
Shame (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, dramatic, sweet, realistic, serious ...
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: teenage sexuality, teenager, lgbt, teenage boy, teenage sex, gay teenager, teenage protagonist, friendship, high school hunk, teenage girl, teen angst, gay relationship ...
Time: contemporary
Place: norway, oslo norway, scandinavia
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 7.5
 98K
Headhunters (2011)
Genre: Action, Crime, 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: captivating, stylized, twists and turns, tense, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, pre-teens
Plot: dishonesty, art thief, surveillance, mercenary, heist, chase, deception, thief, mind game, crime, crimes, dark humor ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, europe, scandinavia, oslo norway
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 8.0
 27K
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, atmospheric, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, dark humor, culture clash, business venture, starting over, crimes, lifestyle change, blackmail, fish out of water, gangsters, criminal heroes, snitch ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, europe
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 6.2
 4K
The race (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, humorous, exciting, realistic
Plot: car, car chase, rivalry, father daughter relationship, chases and races, race, contests and competitions, family relations, family problems, parents and children, ambition, police ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: norway, eastern europe, sweden
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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, vikings, adventure, viking, legends and myths, danger, escapades, adventurer, riddles and clues, obsessive quest, archaeologist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, ancient history
Place: norway
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 6.7
 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: humorous, touching, semi serious, realistic, surreal ...
Plot: train conductor, train, retirement, surrealism, lifestyle, elderly, self discovery, unemployment, social relations, airport, midlife crisis, introspection ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: norway, oslo norway
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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: political corruption, media, journalism, mystery, uncover truth, crimes, life turned upside down, conspiracy, dishonesty, life is a bitch, journalist, family relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: 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, twists and turns, realistic, contemplative ...
Plot: friendship, research, surveillance, cooking, regret, friends, dishonesty, human nature, satire, scientist, husband wife relationship, human animal relationship ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 1950s, 50s, 40s ...
Place: norway, europe, scandinavia, sweden, finland ...
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 7.2
 20K
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, foe turned friend, air disaster, wilderness, world war two, isolation, danger, war, confined, winter, introspection, uninhibited rivalry ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s, 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, exciting, humorous, not serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: danger, escapades, save the day, political conspiracy, farce, secret agents, espionage, master villain, kgb, frame up, state affairs, dishonesty ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: norway, europe, ussr, soviet union, 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: atmospheric, humorous, road movie, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: on the road, alcohol, self discovery, road trip, estrangement, introspection, wilderness, ex athlete, friendship, alcohol abuse, dull life, skiing ...
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, serious, atmospheric, factual, brutal ...
Audience: boys' night, girls' night
Plot: resistance, world war two, escape, nazism, injury, manhunt, fear, loss of friend, depression, soldier, occupation, terrorism ...
Time: 1940s, 20th century, 40s
Place: norway, europe, scotland, stockholm sweden, finland ...
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 6.4
 4K
633 Squadron (1964)
Genre: Drama, 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: realistic, serious, suspenseful, exciting, sincere
Audience: boys' night
Plot: battles, world war two, danger, save the day, military, hopes, against the odds, air raid, daring rescue, ambition, race against time, heroic mission ...
Time: 20th century, 1940s, 40s, year 1944
Place: norway, europe
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 5.6
 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, suspenseful, rough, scary, serious ...
Audience: teens, boys' night
Plot: in the woods, deadly creature, legends and myths, supernatural, survival, confinement indoors, creature, female nudity, danger, deadly, isolation, wrong place wrong time ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway
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 7.0
 70K
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: scary, semi serious, exciting, suspenseful, psychotronic ...
Plot: troll, hunting, legends and myths, cryptozoology, giant, monster, dark fantasy, hunter, forest, secret government organization, adventure, wilderness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2010
Place: norway, europe
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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 incest, incestuous relationship, incestuous sex, brother sister relationship, incest, brother sister sex, incestuous desire, couples, self discovery, family relations, sex scene, romance ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, oslo 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, realistic, semi serious, witty, touching ...
Audience: teens
Plot: teenage life, coming of age, phone sex, youth, sexual desire, high school hunk, sexual frustration, parents and children, high school life, masturbation, single parent, family relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, europe, scandinavia, oslo norway
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 6.3
 65K
Dead Snow (2009)
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Norway
Duration: 92 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: scary, parody, bleak, not serious, humorous ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, nazi zombie, dark humor, world war two, survival, supernatural, nazism, chases and races, friends, danger, cult, best friends ...
Time: contemporary
Place: norway, europe
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Breaking Surface (2020)
Genre: Drama, 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, underwater, sister sister relationship, scuba diving, diving, winter, survival, underwater scene, friendship, rescue, danger, trap ...
Time: contemporary
Place: norway, scandinavia, sweden, eastern europe
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 6.7
 35K
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, disaster movie, suspenseful, intense, suspense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: catastrophe, natural disaster, tsunami, mountain, underwater scene, geologist, underwater, landslide, disaster film, evacuation, hotel, bomb shelter ...
Time: 80s
Place: norway
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 6.2
 72K
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: exciting, atmospheric, rough, suspenseful, epic ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien, monster, alien encounter, vikings, viking, deadly creature, ancient, vengeance, alien invasion, uninhibited rivalry, battles, rivalry ...
Time: ancient history, 8th century, future
Place: norway, europe
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 5.5
 192
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: uplifting, serious, realistic, emotional, touching ...
Plot: holocaust, family relations, immigrants, nightmare, misfit, hopes, anti hero, social relations, parents and children, wartime life, survival, haunted by the past ...
Time: 1940s, 50s, 40s, 1950s, post world war two
Place: norway, germany, israel, palestine, bavaria
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 5.1
 60K
The Snowman (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, China, Sweden, Japan
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, suspense
Plot: serial killer, police investigation, missing woman, snow, snowman, murder, clue, police detective, missing person, drunkenness, blood, suicide by drowning ...
Time: 80s, 1940s, year 1945, year 2006, 2000s ...
Place: norway, oslo norway
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 7.0
 3K
Two Lives (2012)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Country: Germany, Norway
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Europe 1990, the Berlin wall has just crumbled: Katrine, raised in East Germany, but now living in Norway for the last 20 years, is a “war child”; the result of a love relationship between a Norwegian woman and a German occupation soldier during ...
Style: tense, realistic, serious, captivating, psychological ...
Plot: trial, berlin wall, haunted by the past, secret, buried truth, family life, undercover, dishonesty, espionage, testimony, lawyer, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 90s, 20th century, 1990s, year 1990, year 1969
Place: norway, germany, gdr, german democratic republic, east germany
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Cold Prey III (2010)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
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: slasher, suspenseful, scary, realistic, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: killer, psychopath, friends, graphic violence, danger, deadly, serial killer, escapades, cruelty, buddies, profanity, in the woods ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 90s, 1990s
Place: norway
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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, mad, humorous, realistic, captivating ...
Plot: loner, marital problem, dark humor, therapy, antisocial behavior, friends, doctors and patients, love and romance, siblings relations, power relations, alienation, therapist ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
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 6.6
 5K
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: touching, semi serious, sincere, intense, talky ...
Plot: family relations, family problems, contests and competitions, haunted by the past, death in the family, master and servant, parents and children, curses spells and rituals, justice, life philosophy, relationships, self discovery ...
Time: 19th century, 1860s
Place: norway, europe
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 5.6
 251
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, atmospheric, sincere, realistic, serious ...
Plot: mountain, couples, family problems, haunted by the past, introspection, hopes, death in the family, couple relations, gender, dealing with death, lesbian relationship, crumbling marriage ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, europe
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 5.8
 156
Rafiki (2009)
Genre: Family
Country: Norway
Duration: 75 min.
Story: Three friends - Julie, Mette and Naisha - are enjoying the first snow in the village. They have snowball fights with the boys and look forward to Christmas. One day Naisha suddenly disappears. With a secret address written in invisible ink as their ...
Style: captivating, feel good, light, entertaining, touching ...
Audience: family outing, kids
Plot: missing child, adventure, escapades, mischievous children, friends, riddles and clues, danger, friendship, christmas, disorder, social relations, best friends ...
Time: 21st century
Place: norway, europe
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The Man Who Loved Yngve (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Music, Romance
Country: Norway
Duration: 90 min.
Story: It's November 1989 and the world is changing, so is Jarle who attends Kongsgård HS in Stavanger. He plays the guitar/lead singer in a local radical punkband, got a great girlfriend and has the coolest best friend. But its all about to change ...
Style: sincere, emotional, realistic, contemplative, serious ...
Plot: gay teenager, coming of age, first love, family relations, music band, gays and lesbians, self discovery, teenage love, fall in love, coming out, young lovers, lifestyle ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, year 1989
Place: norway, europe
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