Movies and TV shows set in finland

The list contains the best, new and most relevant movies set in finland ordered by relevance. The recommendation service has sorted out realistic, serious, captivating, humorous, touching and semi serious films and TV shows about / with male nudity, death, father son relationship, friendship, finnish, violence, female nudity, sex scene, family relations and destiny plots mostly in Drama, Comedy and Thriller genres shot in Finland, Sweden, Germany and other countries.
finland
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finland movies
TOP 10 movies tagged as finland: A Moment in the Reeds (2017), Rage: Midsummer's Eve (2015), Gloriously Wasted (2012), Big Game (2014), The Cuckoo (2002), Star Boys (2017), Kamome Diner (2006), Aaltra (2004), Village People (2013), Train Birds (1998).

List of movies set in finland

A Moment in the Reeds (2017)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: UK, Finland
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Having moved to Paris for university, Leevi returns to his native Finland for the summer to help his estranged father renovate the family lake house so it can be sold. Tareq, a recent asylum seeker from Syria, has been hired to help with the work, ...
Style: captivating, realistic, sincere, touching, atmospheric ...
Plot: gay, gay lead character, gay relationship, gay love, gay romance, sex scene, lgbt, immigration, romance, gay sex, homosexuality, lake house ...
Place: finland
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Rage: Midsummer's Eve (2015)
Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
Country: USA
Duration: 90 min.
Story: American and British friends studying in Finland decide to take up an offer to travel to the Arctic Circle and experience the mysterious, pagan celebration of Midsummer's Eve.
Style: scary, serious, suspenseful, suspense, macabre
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: curses spells and rituals, danger, supernatural, buddies, friends, university, death, blood, holiday, american, lapland, student ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland
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Gloriously Wasted (2012)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 84 min.
Story: Juha Berg is a 30-year-old hopeless drunk in the Kallio neighborhood of Helsinki. Juha doesn't have the first intention of changing his way of life - just the opposite. He really enjoys sundry sexual relationships, adrenalin-inducing violence ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, humorous, touching, sexual ...
Plot: alcohol abuse, fall in love, best friends, love and romance, starting over, hopes, drinking, drinking alcohol, alcoholics anonymous, alcohol, friends, male masturbation ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: finland, helsinki finland
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 5.4
 31K
Big Game (2014)
Genre: Action, Adventure
Country: Finland, UK, Germany
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Air Force One is shot down by terrorists, leaving the President of the United States stranded in the wilderness. 13-year old Oskari is also in that wilderness, on a hunting mission to prove his maturity to his kinsfolk by tracking down a deer, but ...
Style: exciting, humorous, suspenseful, serious, entertaining ...
Audience: boys' night, teens
Plot: wilderness, president, survival, adventure, unlikely partners, partners, in the woods, terrorist, secret service, conspiracy, catastrophe, on the run ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century, 2010s, 80s
Place: finland, europe, washington d.c., norway, pentagon
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 7.8
 7K
The Cuckoo (2002)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, War
Country: Russia
Duration: 99 min.
Story: September of 1944, a few days before Finland went out of the Second World War. A chained to a rock Finnish sniper-kamikadze Veikko managed to set himself free. Ivan, a captain of the Soviet Army, arrested by the Front Secret Police ...
Style: atmospheric, touching, thought provoking, offbeat, tense ...
Plot: world war two, understanding, culture clash, war, anti war, love triangle, wilderness, life is a bitch, confined, wartime life, military, hostility ...
Time: 1940s, 40s, 20th century
Place: finland, russia, germany
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 5.7
 308
Star Boys (2017)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 82 min.
Story: Through the eyes of two 12-year-old boys, the sexual revolution arrives in a conservative and religious small town in Northern Finland.
Style: surprise ending, disturbing, sexy, thought provoking, captivating
Audience: teen drama, teens
Plot: sexual revolution, infidelity, marriage crisis, brawl, cheating, dysfunctional marriage, alcohol, strained relationship, suicide, birthday party, friendship, wife leaves husband ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 70s
Place: finland, europe
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 7.1
 2K
Kamome Diner (2006)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Japan
Duration: 102 min.
Story: Where are we welcome? On a quiet street in Helsinki, Sachie has opened a diner featuring rice balls. For a month she has no customers. Then, in short order, she has her first customer, meets Midori, a gangly Japanese tourist, and invites her to stay ...
Style: sentimental, humorous, touching, semi serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: starting over, friendship, love and romance, hopes, cooking and food, small business, feminism, diner, single woman, dangerous animal, friends, power relations ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland, europe, helsinki finland
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 7.0
 3K
Aaltra (2004)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Belgium, France
Duration: 92 min.
Story: In this pitch black comedy the rivalry between two neighbors escalates into an all out war. Through a maintenance error on a tractor they both end up, paralyzed, in a wheelchair. It seems they are doomed to stay together. They no longer focus their ...
Style: dark humor, road movie, humorous, semi serious, offbeat
Plot: on the road, hospital, friendship, disability, misfit, paralysis, farmer, tractor, adventure, life is a bitch, money, escapades ...
Time: contemporary
Place: finland, europe, belgium, helsinki finland
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 5.5
 392
Village People (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 85 min.
Story: Urho Kaleva Kekkonen, the long-time president of the Republic of Finland, is scheduled to visit Alli’s Bar on his way to northern Finland. He is blindly worshiped and the nearer the visit draws, the more envy, competition and dirty tricks come to ...
Style: realistic, captivating, humorous
Plot: bar, youth, state affairs, contests and competitions, small town, retirement home life, small town life, retirement home, social relations, female director, periphery, visit ...
Time: 70s, 20th century
Place: finland
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 7.2
 1K
Train Birds (1998)
Genre: Comedy, Romance, Crime
Country: Germany, Finland
Duration: 87 min.
Story: Hannes is a beer-truck driver in Dortmund. His biggest dream is to win the first prize at the International Time-Table Contest in Inari (Finland). When his new boss cancels his extra holidays to go there, Hans goes mad... On his journey to Finland ...
Style: road movie, humorous, dark humor, semi serious, realistic
Plot: police investigation, chase, truck driver, train, romance, misfit, love and romance, on the run, law enforcement, fall in love, false accusation, on the road ...
Time: 90s
Place: finland, europe
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 6.8
 191K
Hanna (2011)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller
Country: USA, UK, Germany
Duration: 111 min.
Story: A 16-year-old girl raised by her father to be the perfect assassin is dispatched on a mission across Europe. Tracked by a ruthless operatives, she faces startling revelations about her existence and questions about her humanity.
Style: exciting, tense, suspenseful, serious, intense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: chase, secret agents, female assassin, strong female lead, undercover, female warrior, cia, hitman, teenage girl, female killer, vengeance, spy ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland, morocco, berlin germany, europe, africa ...
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21 Ways to Ruin a Marriage (2013)
Genre: Comedy
Country: Finland
Duration: 89 min.
Story: The film follows Sanna, who sets out to document the countless ways there are to ruin a marriage for her doctoral thesis.
Style: humorous, semi serious, realistic, melancholic, captivating ...
Plot: marriage, couples, love and romance, dysfunctional marriage, research, love, divorce, wedding, unhappy marriage, one night stand, single, female director ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland
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 5.3
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Garter Snake (2011)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 94 min.
Story: In the heat of the night, a man from faraway plays the piano. In the local hillside prison, a bitter double-crossed convict stares at the city life over the roofs. A revenge is brewing in his mind; the blood-thirsty killer prepares his escape. Vares ...
Style: rough, serious, exciting, suspenseful, realistic
Plot: private detective, prison, drug dealing, crimes, vengeance, couples, prisoner, womanizer, prison escape, murder, private investigator, crime ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland
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Vares: Gambling Chip (2012)
Genre: Crime, Drama, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 97 min.
Story: Jussi Vares falls in love with a beautiful brunette - only to lose her in a horrible way. After dating Sole a few weeks, her body is found in a bird-watching tower. The investigations come to a standstill, until Vares promises to solve a mystery of ...
Style: semi serious, realistic, suspenseful, mind bending
Plot: private detective, hitman, fall in love, investigation, danger, love and romance, law enforcement, crimes, deadly, murder investigation, assassin, private investigator ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland
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 6.8
 2K
The Grump (2014)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland, Iceland
Duration: 102 min.
Story: A stubbornly traditional eighty-year-old farmer — whose social attitudes verge on the prehistoric — raises hell when he is forced to move in with his sadsack, city-dwelling son and domineering daughter-in-law, in this hilarious social satire ...
Style: emotional, captivating, humorous, sentimental, realistic ...
Plot: aging, family relations, fish out of water, parents and children, family life, generation gap, father son relationship, illness, memory, grandfather, business meeting, farmer ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: finland, helsinki finland, europe, eastern europe
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Concrete Night (2013)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland, Sweden, Denmark
Duration: 96 min.
Story: A 14-year-old boy in a stifling Helsinki slum takes some unwise life lessons from his soon-to-be-incarcerated older brother, in Finnish master Pirjo Honkasalo’s gorgeously stylized and emotionally devastating work about what we pass on to younger ...
Style: bleak, stylized, realistic, serious, atmospheric
Plot: coming of age, siblings relations, dysfunctional family, urban ghetto life, realism, family problems, life is a bitch, family relations, urban ghetto, single parent, teenage life, protecting from truth ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: finland, europe, helsinki finland
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Naked Harbour (2012)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 123 min.
Story: Naked Harbour is a movie about Finnish love in the year 2011. It is a story about people who seek love and acceptance at any cost. During one winter week all its characters face something irreversible.
Style: realistic, serious, emotional, captivating, sexy ...
Plot: family relations, human nature, couples, innocence lost, strong sexual content, nudity (full frontal - brief), woman on top, single mother, prostitute, husband wife relationship, father son relationship, russian ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland
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 6.4
 2K
Road North (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 110 min.
Story: A sly riff on the Prodigal Son story, Mika Kaurismaki's latest — about a joyless workaholic concert pianist who ends up on a wild ride with his long-lost rapscallion father — is a funny and cogent analysis of machismo, abandonment issues ...
Style: realistic, touching, humorous, captivating, semi serious
Plot: reunion, on the road, family relations, estrangement, parents and children, father son relationship, road trip, dysfunctional family, absent father, legacy, getting home, butt naked ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland, europe
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Heart of a Lion (2013)
Genre: Drama, Romance
Country: Finland, Sweden
Duration: 104 min.
Story: Neo-Nazi falls in love with a woman who has a black son and finds himself fighting with conflicting feelings.
Style: serious, tense, realistic, psychological, suspense ...
Plot: racism, moral dilemma, fascism, fall in love, graphic violence, family relations, single parent, gang, love and romance, crimes, psychopath, job interview ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 2010s
Place: finland
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Rare Exports: A Christmas Tale (2010)
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Horror
Country: Finland, Norway, France, Sweden
Duration: 84 min.
Story: It's the eve of Christmas in northern Finland and an "archeological" dig has just unearthed the real Santa Claus. But this particular Santa isn't the one you want coming to town. When all the local children begin mysteriously ...
Style: dark humor, humorous, captivating, christmas horror, visually appealing ...
Audience: kids
Plot: ancient mystery, christmas, holiday, beast, young heroes, legends and myths, buried truth, tombs and skeletons, santa claus, expedition, small town, elf ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland, europe
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 7.4
 6K
Frozen Land (2005)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 130 min.
Story: When a schoolteacher is sacked, he projects his bad mood at his troubled teenage son. The son, in turn, buys a CD player from a pawnshop with counterfeit money. This starts a chain reaction of misery as every victim projects his problems on to ...
Style: bleak, emotional, realistic, sincere, captivating ...
Plot: depression, domestic violence, fired from the job, family relations, alcoholic, drug abuse, dysfunctional family, life is a bitch, family problems, strong sexual content, estrangement, teenage life ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary
Place: finland, europe
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Lapland Odyssey (2010)
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
Country: Finland, Sweden, Ireland
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Lapland Odyssey is a comedy about Janne, a man from Lapland in northern Finland, a man who has made a career out of living on welfare. Inari, his girlfriend, is tired of Janne's incapability of getting a grip on life, Janne wasn't even ...
Style: humorous, light, entertaining, intense, funny ...
Audience: teens, boys' night, date night
Plot: friendship, ultimatum, on the road, obsessive quest, youth, adolescence vs adulthood, self discovery, nothing goes right, escapades, taxi driver, tourist, journey ...
Time: contemporary, 21st century
Place: finland, europe, eastern europe, new jersey
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Skeleton Crew (2009)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Country: Finland
Duration: 90 min.
Story: Back in the early 1970s, at a mental institution near the Russian border, a crazed doctor, Dr. Anderson assumed the persona of "the Auteur," and began murdering his patients while filming the atrocities. Thirty years later, an American ...
Style: scary, rough, serious, realistic
Audience: teens
Plot: slasher, obsession, mental institution, confined, filmmaking, gory, psychopath, heroes, deadly, losing-it hero, isolation, profanity ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 20th century, 2000s, 70s
Place: finland, europe
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Letters to Father Jacob (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Finland
Duration: 74 min.
Story: With few options, newly pardoned convict Leila agrees to work as an assistant to a blind pastor. Father Jacob spends his days answering the letters of the needy, which Leila finds pointless. But when the letters stop, the pastor is devastated and ...
Style: sentimental, sincere, serious, melancholic, psychological ...
Plot: pardon, friendship, redemption, starting over, self discovery, hopes, society, blind character, warden, clergy, priest, remorse ...
Time: 20th century, 70s
Place: finland, europe
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 5.9
 4K
Jade Warrior (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Finland, Netherlands, China, Estonia
Duration: 110 min.
Story: Thousands of years ago in ancient China, a love struck sword hero fights against his destiny. He wants another chance to be reunited with his loved one and he gets that chance, in a far away place and a far away time, in the cold north, in modern ...
Style: serious, exciting, epic, stylized
Audience: boys' night
Plot: legends and myths, reincarnation, danger, rivalry, escapades, supernatural ability, good versus evil, adventure, supernatural, curses spells and rituals, destiny, imaginary ...
Place: finland, europe, china, asia
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Tears of April (2008)
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Country: Finland, Germany, Greece
Duration: 110 min.
Story: There is civil war in Finland. Between whites vs reds. A woman soldier of reds is captured by the whites. She is ordered to be executed.
Style: disturbing, epic, realistic, serious, captivating ...
Plot: adultery, rebellion, military, opposites attract, wartime life, destiny, tragic love, political unrest, dishonesty, politics, life is a bitch, soldier ...
Time: 1910s, 20th century, year 1918
Place: finland
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 7.0
 8K
Heavy Trip (2018)
Genre: Comedy, Music
Country: Finland, Norway, Belgium
Duration: 92 min.
Story: Turo is stuck in a small village and the best thing in his life is being the lead vocalist for the amateur metal band Impaled Rektum. He and his bandmates have practiced for 12 years without playing a single gig. The guys get a surprise visitor from ...
Style: road movie, humorous, light, captivating, feel good
Plot: rock, heavy metal, viking, grave robbing, border, festival, finnish, friendship, rock band, rock music, road trip, small town ...
Time: 2010s
Place: finland, norway, scandinavia, eastern europe
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 4.6
 2K
Rendel (2017)
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Fantasy
Country: Finland
Duration: 105 min.
Story: A Finnish superhero, a masked vigilante Rendel seeks for revenge and fights against VALA, the huge criminal organization.
Style: suspenseful, suspense, captivating, tense, psychological
Plot: masked vigilante, vigilante, revenge, torture, crime fighter, corruption, loss of family, delusion, violence, psychological trauma, father son relationship, beating ...
Place: finland
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Under the North Star II (2010)
Genre: Drama, War
Country: Finland
Duration: 138 min.
Story: Akseli Koskela returns from prison and tries to learn living again. He's not allowed to take part in politics anymore, but he sees a lot of injustice around him. He raises a family with his wife Elina while another war is around the corner...
Style: suspense, family saga, psychological, touching, epic ...
Plot: world war two, family relations, soldier, communism, countryside, village life, male female relationship, village, post war, communist, hate, working class ...
Time: 1900s, 1920s, 1930s, 1940s
Place: finland
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 4.4
 376
Shopping Tour (2012)
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Thriller
Country: Russia
Duration: 70 min.
Story: A group of Russian tourists go on a shopping spree to the neighboring Finland - only to be attacked by Finnish cannibals. We focus on a middle-aged woman and her teenage son who is shooting the film, as we watch it, on his cell-phone.
Style: captivating, psychotronic, dark humor, apocalyptic
Plot: shopping, russian, police, tourist, found footage, massacre, shopping mall, guide, customs, cannibalism, cannibal, society ...
Place: finland
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