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, atmospheric and exciting films and TV shows about / with snow, danger, friends, runaway, norwegian, survival, storytelling, dialogue, mentor and destiny plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Action genres shot in Norway, Sweden, Denmark and other countries.
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norway movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as norway: Shame (2015), Lilyhammer (2012), Headhunters (2011), Trollhunter (2010), Ragnarok (2013), Into the White (2012), Outlander (2008), Kitchen Stories (2003), Mendel (1997), Norwegian Ninja (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, realistic, sentimental, serious ...
Audience: teens, teen drama
Plot: friendship, teenage girl, teenage sexuality, teenage protagonist, teenage sex, high school hunk, teenage boy, gay teenager, lgbt, teen angst, muslim, high school ...
Time: contemporary
Place: norway, oslo norway, scandinavia
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 8.0
 23K
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: witty, dark humor, talky, stylized, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mafia, culture clash, starting over, lifestyle change, crimes, small town, fish out of water, business venture, gangsters, blackmail, criminal heroes, shooting ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, europe
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 7.6
 91K
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, captivating, tense, twists and turns, suspenseful ...
Audience: boys' night, pre-teens
Plot: dishonesty, surveillance, mercenary, heist, chase, deception, art thief, thief, painting, mind game, dog, crime ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, europe, oslo norway, scandinavia
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 7.0
 63K
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, suspenseful, tense, scenic, atmospheric ...
Plot: giant, adventure, monster, legends and myths, troll, secret government organization, hunter, survival, conspiracy, cover up, found footage, in the woods ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, year 2010
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, captivating, exciting, realistic, suspenseful
Audience: teens
Plot: ancient mystery, vikings, adventure, legends and myths, danger, obsessive quest, adventurer, escapades, riddles and clues, wilderness, imaginary, mystery ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, ancient history
Place: norway
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 7.2
 18K
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: captivating, exciting, serious, realistic, suspenseful ...
Plot: air disaster, survival, war, wilderness, isolation, foe turned friend, confined, aerial combats, danger, winter, uninhibited rivalry, mistrust ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, year 1940
Place: norway, europe
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 6.3
 69K
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, epic, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: alien encounter, monster, viking, ancient, vikings, deadly creature, vengeance, space and aliens, swords and armor, deadly, partners, rivalry ...
Time: ancient history, future
Place: norway, europe
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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, clever, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: friendship, bachelor, caravan, kitchen, cooking, neighbor, surveillance, research, housewife, small town, regret, friends ...
Time: 1950s, 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: norway, europe, stockholm sweden, scandinavia, sweden ...
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 6.5
 190
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, bleak, emotional, serious, realistic ...
Plot: holocaust, nightmare, hopes, anti heroes, wartime life, against humanity, family relations, life is a bitch, survival, social relations, youth, coming of age ...
Time: 50s, 40s, 1940s, 1950s
Place: norway, germany, israel, palestine, bavaria
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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: humorous, not serious, surreal, biting, exciting ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: political conspiracy, farce, frame up, espionage, martial arts, political intrigue, heroes, dishonesty, invisibility, undercover, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 20th century, 80s
Place: norway, europe, soviet union, usa
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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, humorous, semi serious, cynical, realistic ...
Plot: on the road, alcohol, alcohol abuse, introspection, ex athlete, self discovery, dull life, life is a bitch, unfulfillment, estrangement, skiing, wilderness ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
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, atmospheric, thought provoking, rough ...
Plot: island, punishment, prison life, sexual abuse, child abuse, escape attempt, juvenile detention, reform school, escape, violence, beating, suicide ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1915
Place: norway, scandinavia, poland, japan
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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, rough, suspenseful, atmospheric, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: resistance, escape, idealism, fear, depression, nervous breakdown, occupation, loss of friend, manhunt, torture, soldier, train ...
Time: 40s, 20th century, 1940s
Place: norway, europe, scotland, stockholm sweden, oslo norway ...
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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: humorous, semi serious, gloomy, touching, offbeat ...
Plot: retirement, surrealism, whiskey, train conductor, train, airport, introspection, lifestyle, aging, elderly, self discovery, midlife crisis ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2000s
Place: norway, oslo norway
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 6.4
 3K
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: exciting, realistic, suspenseful, serious, sincere
Audience: boys' night
Plot: human spirit, heroes, ambition, danger, military, race against time, against the odds, anti war, battles, heroic mission, war, daring rescue ...
Time: 20th century, 40s
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, love and romance, doctors and patients, friends, loner, alienation, siblings relations, therapist, mad, power relations ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
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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, suspenseful, scary, rough, serious
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: supernatural, confinement indoors, creature, in the woods, deadly creature, survival, deadly, gory, danger, isolation, confined, wrong place wrong time ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
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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: natural disaster, bomb shelter, tsunami, underwater, geologist, evacuation, hotel, mountain, catastrophe, family, survival, family drama ...
Time: 80s
Place: norway
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 6.3
 61K
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, twists and turns ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: zombie, survival, nazi, best friends, gory, parody, cult, nazism, vacation, on the run, young people, supernatural ...
Time: contemporary
Place: norway, medical school, europe
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 5.1
 47K
The Snowman (2017)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, China, 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, police detective, serial killer, clue, murder, snowman, missing person, missing woman, based on a novel, snow, winter, decapitation ...
Time: year 1945, 2010s, 2000s, year 2006, year 1989
Place: norway, oslo 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: serious, suspenseful, realistic, tense
Plot: journalism, media, political corruption, dishonesty, crimes, mystery, life is a bitch, uncover truth, life turned upside down, journalist, conspiracy
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway
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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, suspenseful, realistic, captivating
Plot: war, atomic bomb, soldier, military, blind ambition, inventions and discoveries, heroic mission, ambition, moral dilemma, danger, chemistry, bomb ...
Time: 40s, 20th century
Place: norway, europe, england
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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: captivating, tense, suspenseful, serious, rough ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: heist, true crime, robbery, police officer killed, rubber gloves, police, gang, law enforcement, incompetent police, group of criminals, confined, crimes ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, europe
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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: realistic, scary, suspenseful, serious
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, killer, youth, danger, hotel, deadly, gory, buddies, serial killer, friends, in the woods, escapades ...
Time: 80s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: norway
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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, uplifting, emotional, serious, sincere ...
Plot: holocaust, writer's life, hopes, state affairs, golden years, unfulfillment, artists and showbiz, wartime life, racism, life is a bitch, war, against humanity ...
Place: norway, germany, europe
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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, offbeat, realistic, witty ...
Plot: teenage life, coming of age, phone sex, masturbation, youth, high school life, erection, best friend, parents and children, single parent, small town, small town life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, europe, oslo norway, scandinavia
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Long Flat Balls (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Sport
Country: Norway
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Six guys from Norway go on a trip to Germany to cheer on Norway in the world Championship of football. But it isn't easy to put their normal life aside, not even for football.
Style: humorous, not serious, realistic
Plot: soccer, workplace, friends, farce, goofy hero, workplace situations, buddies, disorder, misfit, beer drinking, accidental suicide, long lost son ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: germany, norway, europe
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 6.9
 532
Mirush (2007)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Norway, Denmark
Duration: 100 min.
Story: Mirush leaves Kosovo hoping to find his father in Norway, who abandoned the family when Mirush was very young. Now the father runs a restaurant in Oslo, but he is also in deep debt to the Albanian Mafia. Mirush starts to work in his father's ...
Style: serious, suspenseful, sentimental, realistic
Plot: restaurant, family relations, immigrants, parents and children, hopes, unfulfillment, hidden identity, haunted by the past, starting over, murder, adolescent boy, runaway ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, kosovo, former yugoslavia
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Long Flat Balls II (2008)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Norway
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Six beer-bellied guys from the Ed Garage find their plans for the week totally changed by a draft for a National Guard maneuver. After an accidental meeting with a U.S. Admiral (Don Johnson), we find our six misfits are the only ones between us and ...
Style: realistic, not serious, humorous
Plot: goofy hero, misfit, military, soldier, buddies, military life, disorder, friends, farce, undercover, troops, prototype ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: norway, europe
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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: sentimental, touching, realistic, serious, sincere ...
Plot: brother sister incest, couples, best friends, family relations, self discovery, friends, supportive spouse, life turned upside down, destructive relationship, couple relations, siblings relations, incest ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: norway, oslo norway
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