Danish movies and TV shows

The list contains the best, new and most relevant danish movies ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, melancholic, complex, visually appealing and tense films and TV shows about / with danish, male nudity, death, storytelling, mentor, dialogue, friendship, nudity (full frontal - brief), female nudity and father son relationship plots mostly in Drama, Romance and Comedy genres shot in Denmark, UK, Sweden and other countries.
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TOP 10 movies tagged as danish: Friends Forever (1986), The Last Kingdom (2015), Anti (2016), Out of Africa (1985), Never Again a Tomorrow (2017), Crazy Paradise (1962), The Hideaway (1991), Mary: The Making of a Princess (2015), On the Edge (2014), Circleen - City Mouse (1998).

List of danish movies

Friends Forever (1986)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Teenager Kristian moves to a new neighborhood. He makes friends with two very different boys in the new school: Henrik, an independent boy, and Patrick, the leader of a gang. Later on, Kristian is startled when he finds Patrick is gay and having an ...
Style: queer cinema
Plot: soccer, high school, danish, high school friends, male homosexuality, gay slur, school, outcast, bully, anal sex, bullying, gay relationship ...
Time: 80s
Place: copenhagen denmark, copenhagen
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The Last Kingdom (2015)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: UK
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: A show of heroic deeds and epic battles with a thematic depth that embraces politics, religion, warfare, courage, love, loyalty and our universal search for identity. Combining real historical figures and events with fictional characters, it is the ...
Style: realistic, captivating, epic, stylized, exciting ...
Plot: king, battles, kingdom, danger, castle, escapades, rivalry, vengeance, heroes, political unrest, british, viking ...
Time: middle ages, 9th century
Place: england, europe
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 4.6
 103
Anti (2016)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Simon and Frede lives in a provincial village south of Copenhagen. The year is 1991, and if you don't like watching football, there are few alternatives. Simon is good at drawing, and is reminded over and over again that this is a useless ...
Plot: danish, boy with glasses, friendship between boys, coming of age, teenage boy, art, graffiti, male nudity, friendship, best friend
Time: 1990s, 90s
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 7.2
 73K
Out of Africa (1985)
Genre: Biography, Drama, Romance
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 161 min.
Story: Out of Africa tells the story of the life of Danish author Karen Blixen, who at the beginning of the 20th century moved to Africa to build a new life for herself. The film is based on the autobiographical novel by Karen Blixen from 1937.
Style: touching, emotional, serious, atmospheric, captivating ...
Plot: romance, infidelity, farm, british colonial, destructive relationship, love affair, fall in love, dishonesty, love and romance, syphilis, culture clash, lion ...
Time: 1910s, 1930s, 1920s, 20th century, 30s ...
Place: africa, kenya, denmark
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Never Again a Tomorrow (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 96 min.
Story: The slightly self-indulgent artist Thorvald collapses during an interview made in celebration of his 80th birthday and dies shortly after. But in spite of his death Thorvald can still follow those left behind. From a distance, and for better or ...
Plot: danish, cemetery, female nudity, death, older man younger woman, painter, painting, male nudity, cremation, artist, journalist, funeral ...
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 5.7
 106
Crazy Paradise (1962)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: Romantic comedy, based on the discovery that eggs from a particular island provide men with great virility and make them irresistible.
Plot: danish, erotica, island, priest, small community, sex, morality
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 6.5
 205
The Hideaway (1991)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 70 min.
Story: Martin finds the going tough. Manhood is approaching, but so far mostly as aches and pain. His mother's men friends are definitely nothing like the father he does not have. So some kind of male bonding is inevitable when he meets Funder, a ...
Plot: danish, knife, first kiss, underwear, police, fight, male nudity, shower, delinquent, 12 year old, little boy, criminal ...
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Mary: The Making of a Princess (2015)
Genre: Biography
Country: Australia
Duration: 89 min.
Story: This is the story of a fateful encounter and the life-changing choices that led to one of Australia's and the world's most recognisable and romantic love stories.
Plot: royalty, royal wedding, female director, princess, royal family, love letter, love, prince, danish
Place: australia, denmark
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 5.5
 612
On the Edge (2014)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 86 min.
Story: Two hard-living best friends and aficionados of illegal racing contests find their bond tested when one of them goes to trial for vehicular homicide.
Style: captivating, psychological, exciting, suspense, serious ...
Plot: love triangle, crimes, car chase, friendship, best friends, car theft, jealousy, courtroom, car accident, break in, rivalry, danger ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark
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Circleen - City Mouse (1998)
Genre: Animation, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 62 min.
Story: She's back - the lovable little elf who sleeps in a matchbox on the artist's desk: and of course her playmates, too, the comical mouse couple Fredrik and Ingolf. The trio are moving into the city. It's a mjor step for Circleen and the ...
Plot: big city, urban, danish, anthropomorphism, urban setting, city, mouse, talking animals
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Clash of Egos (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Tony has recently been released from a sentence for violent behaviour. He promises to improve his ways and is finally granted a few hours alone with his two children. They celebrate the reunion by going to the movies to see a new film by the famous, ...
Style: humorous, realistic, semi serious, captivating, offbeat
Plot: filmmaking, ego clash, righting the wronged, artists and showbiz, film producer, opening night, danish, barefoot male, car on fire, locked door, father daughter relationship, film within a film ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe
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The Olsen Gang in Jutland (1971)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Family
Country: Denmark
Duration: 101 min.
Story: The Olsen gang in Jutland. Ones again Egon Olsen has a plan when he gets out of Vridslose State Prison. He has found out that the Germans left a large sum of money (in American dollars and gold bars) in one of their commando bunkers, when they were ...
Plot: treasure hunt, danish, fort, con artists, breasts, topless sunbathing, criminal gang, husband wife relationship, salute, cash, beer drinking, diving ...
Place: denmark, scandinavia
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Stolen Spring (1993)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 89 min.
Story: At their 25th high-school anniversary some bourgeois citizens remember their time in school as a happy one. In reality it was quite the contrary. The school was a madhouse in which the teachers, especially Blomme, tormented the students. As a result ...
Style: serious, realistic, tense, bleak
Plot: murder, life is a bitch, social relations, under the surface, power relations, poisoning, teachers and students, high school life, teenage life, school, education, danish ...
Time: 20th century, 40s, 1940s
Place: denmark, scandinavia
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 6.8
 44K
Arctic (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Iceland
Duration: 98 min.
Story: A man stranded in the Arctic is finally about to receive his long awaited rescue. However, after a tragic accident, his opportunity is lost and he must then decide whether to remain in the relative safety of his camp or embark on a deadly trek ...
Style: uplifting, suspense, disturbing, captivating, touching ...
Audience: chick flick, boys' night
Plot: arctic, survival, stranded, injury, helicopter crash, polar bear, fish, flare, ice, male protagonist, snow, helicopter ...
Time: 21st century
Place: antarctica
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 7.1
 12K
Copenhagen (2014)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance
Country: Canada, USA, Denmark
Duration: 98 min.
Story: After weeks of traveling through Europe, the immature William finds himself in Copenhagen, the place of his father’s birth. He befriends the youthful Effy, who works in William’s hotel as part of an internship program, and they set off to find ...
Style: sincere, disturbing, serious, touching, emotional ...
Audience: date night, girls' night
Plot: forbidden love, fall in love, romance, womanizer, self discovery, adolescence vs adulthood, twentysomething life, misfit, coming of age, older man younger woman relationship, older man young girl relationship, older man teenage girl relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, copenhagen denmark, copenhagen, berlin germany, scandinavia ...
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 7.1
 20K
The Absent One (2014)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Country: Denmark, Germany, Sweden
Duration: 119 min.
Story: In 1994 two young twins are found brutally murdered in a summer cottage. A number of clues points in the direction of a group of young upper class students from a nearby boarding school, but the case is closed as a local outsider pleads guilty and ...
Style: realistic, tense, suspenseful, serious, gloomy
Plot: cold case, police investigation, boarding school, murder, partners against crime, mystery, uncover truth, crimes, law enforcement, nudity (full frontal - brief), father son relationship, husband wife relationship ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: denmark, scandinavia
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 7.1
 48
The Impostor (1997)
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Romance
Country: Argentina
Duration: 99 min.
Story: This drama is based on a novel and incomplete screenplay by the late Maria Luis Bemberg. In 1930s Argentina, wealthy Sebastian (Antonio Birabent) leaves his Buenos Aires home for the family estate on the pampas. His family, concerned for his ...
Plot: health, insanity, estate, love triangle, sex, surrealism, childhood friend, violence, wealth, obsession, suspicion, impostor ...
Time: 1930s
Place: buenos aires argentina
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 6.8
 95
Anton (1996)
Genre: Family, Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Anton is 10 years old. Anton's father was a jet fighter pilot who died in an accident. Anton's mother told Anton that his father is flying angels around in heaven. Anton is obsessed with aeroplanes (his bedroom is full of models and ...
Plot: bed wetting, schoolboy, model airplane, loss of father, danish, school, death, airplane, biplane, classroom, garage, airforce ...
Place: denmark
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At World's End (2009)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Country: Denmark
Duration: 95 min.
Story: An english tv-team discovers a special white flower in the indonesian rainforest, but they never get to investegate it further, before the danish recluse Severin has shot them down. A danish special enforcement with a psychiatrist in front is sent ...
Style: exciting, semi serious, humorous, suspenseful, stylized ...
Plot: jungle, adventure, danger, tough heroes, criminal heroes, heroes, flowers, flower, crimes, chases and races, down on your luck, gangsters ...
Place: indonesia
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Dicte - Crime Reporter (2013)
Genre: Crime, Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden, Germany, Norway
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Newly divorced journalist returns to her hometown to restart her life and work through her past.
Style: suspenseful, serious, realistic, tense
Plot: investigation, journalism, family relations, media, crimes, single parent, police investigation, danger, dishonesty, disorder, strong female presence, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: denmark
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 7.1
 198K
Everest (2015)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, USA, Iceland
Duration: 121 min.
Story: Inspired by the incredible events surrounding a treacherous attempt to reach the summit of the world's highest mountain, "Everest" documents the awe-inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged beyond their limits by one ...
Style: based on true events, dramatic, realistic, scenic, suspenseful ...
Plot: survival, mountain, stranded, forces of nature, mountain climbing, natural disaster, beautiful scenery, climbing, adventure, blizzard, death, against the odds ...
Time: year 1996, 90s, 20th century, 1990s
Place: mount everest, himalaya, asia, texas, nepal
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 8.3
 284K
The Hunt (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 115 min.
Story: A teacher lives a lonely life, all the while struggling over his son’s custody. His life slowly gets better as he finds love and receives good news from his son, but his new luck is about to be brutally shattered by an innocent little lie.
Style: thought provoking, bleak, captivating, psychological, twists and turns ...
Plot: false accusation, pedophile, injustice, life turned upside down, small town life, gossip and rumors, society, family relations, social relations, teacher, parents and children, human nature ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark
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Italian for Beginners (2000)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Denmark, Sweden
Duration: 112 min.
Story: A group of strangers find friendship, family and love within an Italian beginners’ course.
Style: feel good, touching, humorous, sentimental, melancholic ...
Audience: date night
Plot: friendship, romance, lifestyle, starting over, fall in love, looking for love, couples, culture clash, hotel, waitress, priest, female director ...
Time: contemporary, 90s, 21st century
Place: denmark, venice, copenhagen, italy, scandinavia
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The Human Stain (2003)
Genre: Drama, Romance, Thriller
Country: Germany, Ireland, USA
Duration: 106 min.
Story: Coleman Silk is a worldly and admired professor who loses his job after unwittingly making a racial slur. To clear his name, Silk writes a book about the events with his friend and colleague Nathan Zuckerman, who in the process discovers a dark ...
Style: serious, sincere, emotional, psychological, melancholic ...
Plot: self destructing, tennis, haunted by the past, loss of child, hidden identity, dishonesty, society, love affair, couples, disorder, loneliness, delusion ...
Time: 90s, 1990s, 20th century, 1940s, year 1998 ...
Place: new england, usa, new jersey, oxford university, massachusetts
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After the Wedding (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark, Sweden, UK, Norway
Duration: 120 min.
Story: A manager of an orphanage in India is sent to Copenhagen, Denmark, where he discovers a life-altering family secret.
Style: emotional, touching, realistic, sincere, serious ...
Plot: wedding, marriage, family relations, poverty, orphanage, wealth, millionaire, family, family secret, family problems, parents and children, couple relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: denmark, copenhagen, india, copenhagen denmark
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The Designated Mourner (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 94 min.
Story: Jack and Judy are husband and wife, and Howard is Judys father. They live in some fictional undemocratic and repressive country, and tell us a story about their lives, mostly from Jack's point of view.
Style: talky, biting, suspense, tense, clever ...
Plot: prison, distopia, couple relations, survival, life is a bitch, journalism, society, writer's life, politics, dealing with death, couples, poetry ...
Time: 1900s, future
Place: europe, london, england, tokyo
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The Day of the Jackal (1973)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: UK, France
Duration: 143 min.
Story: An international assassin known as ‘The Jackal’ is employed by disgruntled French generals to kill President Charles de Gaulle, with a dedicated gendarme on the assassin's trail.
Style: exciting, suspenseful, serious, rough, twists and turns ...
Plot: terrorism, conspiracy, politics, hitman, assassination attempt, assassination, serial killer, false identity, law enforcement, sniper rifle, police, crimes ...
Time: 20th century, 60s, year 1963, 1960s, 70s
Place: france, paris france, europe, italy, london ...
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 6.2
 162K
Beowulf (2007)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: USA, UK
Duration: 115 min.
Story: 6th-century Scandinavian warrior, Beowulf embarks on a mission to slay the manlike ogre Grendel, a descendant of Cain.
Style: epic, exciting, suspenseful, twists and turns, serious ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: mythology, legends and myths, monster, dragon, heroic mission, good versus evil, sin, tragic hero, magic, viking, escapades, ancient ...
Time: middle ages, ancient world
Place: denmark, europe
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 7.8
 46K
Adam's Apples (2005)
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama
Country: Denmark, Germany
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A neo-nazi sentenced to community service at a church clashes with the blindly devotional priest.
Style: dark humor, humorous, cynical, surreal, psychological ...
Plot: belief, funeral, priest, racial slur, good versus evil, church, optimism, clergy, society, hopes, satire, redemption ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, europe, indonesia, saudi arabia
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 5.5
 492
Scratch (2003)
Genre: Drama
Country: Denmark
Duration: 85 min.
Story: A story of young love and early life choices.
Style: sentimental, touching, captivating, realistic, semi serious ...
Plot: youth, moral dilemma, starting over, love affair, romance, fall in love, teenage life, couples, society, love and romance, love triangle, boyfriend girlfriend relationship ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: denmark, copenhagen, scandinavia, copenhagen denmark, europe
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