Swedish movies

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1. Repmånad eller Hur man gör pojkar av män (1979)

85 min | Comedy

It's time for Jonsson to return to his old regiment to rehearse what he learned during conscription a few years ago. He meets his old friends, platoon leader Larsson and the music loving ... See full summary »

Director: Lasse Åberg | Stars: Janne Carlsson, Lasse Åberg, Ted Åström, Lasse Haldenberg

Votes: 3,114

2. Who Pulled the Plug? (1981)

99 min | Comedy

To get an order for 1,000 yachts from a middle-east sheik, two boat companies have to race 'Göta kanal', a canal through Sweden, east to west. There are no rules in this game and the winner gets the order.

Director: Hans Iveberg | Stars: Kim Anderzon, Janne Carlsson, Stig Ossian Ericson, Yvonne Lombard

Votes: 3,404

3. Den ofrivillige golfaren (1991)

107 min | Comedy, Sport

I bet anyone can get better at golf than you are in one week, a golfer says to her golfing businessman for a boyfriend in a quarrel. Unfortunately Stig-Helmer is standing nearby when the ... See full summary »

Director: Lasse Åberg | Stars: Lasse Åberg, Jon Skolmen, Mats Bergman, Hege Schøyen

Votes: 3,850

4. Snowroller - Sällskapsresan II (1985)

91 min | Comedy

Stig-Helmer takes another vacation with his Norwegian friend Ole. This time it's time for a skiing vacation in the Alps. Of course, Stig-Helmer has never learned downhill skiing, but he ... See full summary »

Director: Lasse Åberg | Stars: Lasse Åberg, Jon Skolmen, Cecilia Walton, Eva Millberg

Votes: 5,374

5. Sällskapsresan eller Finns det svenskt kaffe på grisfesten (1980)

107 min | Comedy

Swedes travel to the Canary Islands on a package trip.

Director: Lasse Åberg | Stars: Lasse Åberg, Lottie Ejebrant, Jon Skolmen, Kim Anderzon

Votes: 6,612

6. SOS (1988)

104 min | Comedy

The landlubber Stig-Helmer and his Norwegian friend Ole get on a barge by mistake. They arrive to an island in the archipelago and have to spend Midsummer among the fancy rich people, their... See full summary »

Director: Lasse Åberg | Stars: Lasse Åberg, Jon Skolmen, Birgitte Söndergaard, Tor Isedal

Votes: 4,116

7. The Apple War (1971)

103 min | Comedy

A German business man, Volkswagner, comes to Österlen in the south of Sweden to build Deutschneyland, a gigantic amusement park for German tourists. The local councilors and the member of ... See full summary »

Director: Tage Danielsson | Stars: Per Grundén, Gösta Ekman, Sture Ericson, Ingvar Ottoson

Votes: 1,602

8. Release the Prisoners to Spring (1975)

97 min | Comedy, Family

Small and short Frida lives with her long, tall friend in a house in the countryside. Frida rejects the idea that people who has committed crimes should be locked up. One day their own ... See full summary »

Director: Tage Danielsson | Stars: Lena Nyman, Tage Danielsson, Georg Årlin, Margaretha Krook

Votes: 964

9. Att angöra en brygga (1965)

101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

A group of party goers have trouble getting their boat ashore on a small island. The inhabitants of the island try to help, often with the help of an old sailor, and the results are absurd and hilarious.

Director: Tage Danielsson | Stars: Monica Zetterlund, Lars Ekborg, Birgitta Andersson, Gösta Ekman

Votes: 2,049

10. Egg! Egg! A Hardboiled Story (1975)

107 min | Comedy

This musical tragicomedy starring Max von Sydow as The Father, the patriarch of a seemingly nameless family. A factory owner whose workers transform eggs into specialized tools for ... See full summary »

Director: Hans Alfredson | Stars: Gösta Ekman, Max von Sydow, Birgitta Andersson, Anna Godenius

Votes: 759

11. Yrrol - En kolossalt genomtänkt film (1994)

88 min | Comedy

An ancient Greek philosopher's comical vision of how life in present day Sweden will play out.

Director: Peter Dalle | Stars: Suzanne Reuter, Ulla Skoog, Peter Dalle, Claes Månsson

Votes: 3,452

12. Man on the Roof (1976)

R | 110 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Police lieutenant Nyman is murdered in his hospital bed and Martin Beck and his colleagues have another murder to solve. They discover that Nyman was a very tough policeman who received ... See full summary »

Director: Bo Widerberg | Stars: Carl-Gustaf Lindstedt, Sven Wollter, Thomas Hellberg, Håkan Serner

Votes: 3,372

13. The New Land (1972)

PG | 102 min | Drama, Western

A Swedish immigrant family struggle to establish a new life for themselves in the forest of Minnesota in the mid 19th Century.

Director: Jan Troell | Stars: Max von Sydow, Liv Ullmann, Eddie Axberg, Pierre Lindstedt

Votes: 3,398

14. Morrhår & ärtor (1986)

101 min | Comedy

Life isn't easy for the indecisive 40 year old Claes-Henrik. Should he choose his mom or his girlfriend?

Director: Gösta Ekman | Stars: Gösta Ekman, Margaretha Krook, Lena Nyman, Kent Andersson

Votes: 1,105

15. Vi hade i alla fall tur med vädret (1980 TV Movie)

57 min | Comedy

The Backlund family is going on a caravanning holiday. According to the father Gösta it is the best way to see Sweden. The son Johan does not want to do anything but bathing and the ... See full summary »

Director: Kjell Sundvall | Stars: Rolf Skoglund, Claire Wikholm, Gunnar 'Knas' Lindkvist, Lotta Thomsen

Votes: 1,963

16. Beware of the Jönsson Gang (1981)

89 min | Comedy, Crime

The movie begins with the Jönsson gang making a minor burglary. It goes wrong and the gang leader, Sickan, gets caught. After he has spent 10 months in jail, Vanheden and Rocky come to ... See full summary »

Director: Jonas Cornell | Stars: Gösta Ekman, Ulf Brunnberg, Nils Brandt, Siw Malmkvist

Votes: 3,082

17. The Jönsson Gang & Dynamite Harry (1982)

106 min | Comedy, Crime, Thriller

Sickan, Vanheden and Rocky try to rob the Berns nightclub one night, but Vanheden has made the mistake to invite his constantly drunk cousin, the old dynamiter Dynamite-Harry and he ruins ... See full summary »

Director: Mikael Ekman | Stars: Gösta Ekman, Ulf Brunnberg, Nils Brandt, Björn Gustafson

Votes: 2,925

18. The Jönsson Gang Gets Gold Fever (1984)

101 min | Comedy, Crime

Sickan has a new plan. This time, the gang are going to steal a small computer micro chip which contains a top secret plan of what the government intends to do with Sweden in the future. ... See full summary »

Director: Mikael Ekman | Stars: Gösta Ekman, Ulf Brunnberg, Björn Gustafson, Birgitta Andersson

Votes: 3,053

19. The Return of the Jonsson League (1986)

88 min | Comedy, Crime

Criminal trio strike at furniture store, discover a secret network for shipping computers to the Soviet Union.

Director: Mikael Ekman | Stars: Gösta Ekman, Ulf Brunnberg, Björn Gustafson, Birgitta Andersson

Votes: 2,764

20. Drömkåken (1993)

101 min | Comedy

Göran, Tina and their two children buy a house in a suburb. It is in need of some repairs but Göran believes himself capable of repairing it himself with the help of a few cheap craftsmen. ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Dalle | Stars: Björn Skifs, Suzanne Reuter, Zara Zetterqvist, Mikael Haack

Votes: 2,930

21. Strul (1988)

101 min | Action, Comedy

Conny is a chemistry teacher who is framed for drugpossesion. Unable to prove his innocence he ends up in prison. When he finds a secret exit some inmates "persuades" him to participate in ... See full summary »

Director: Jonas Frick | Stars: Björn Skifs, Gino Samil, Johan Ulveson, Magnus Nilsson

Votes: 1,987

22. Screwed in Tallinn (1999 TV Movie)

59 min | Comedy, Drama

Percy Nilegaard collects Swedish single men and embarks on a bus trip to Tallinn with a so-called "highly-experienced driver".

Director: Tomas Alfredson | Stars: Robert Gustafsson, Jonas Inde, Johan Rheborg, Tomas Almgren

Votes: 4,501

23. NileCity 105.6 (1995)

180 min | Comedy

Percy Nilegård has gotten in to the commercial radio business. The radio station rents premises of the fire station and its chief, the self willed Greger who's in charge of six well built ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Gustafsson, Jonas Inde, Andres Lokko, Johan Rheborg

Votes: 2,974

24. In Bed with Santa (1999)

95 min | Comedy

In what has to be one of the worst ideas in Christmas party planning history, Swedish house wife Sara decides to celebrate the yuletide season with her three ex-husbands and their families.... See full summary »

Director: Kjell Sundvall | Stars: Katarina Ewerlöf, Peter Haber, Jessica Zandén, Leif Andrée

Votes: 5,931

25. Ben & Gunnar (1999 TV Movie)

58 min | Comedy, Drama

A 1985 Bruce Springsteen concert is the beginning of a beautiful male friendship.

Director: Tomas Alfredson | Stars: Johan Rheborg, Robert Gustafsson, Jonas Inde, Cecilia Frode

Votes: 414

26. Percy tårar (1996)

171 min | Comedy

Percy Nilegaard has gone insane and goes to a shrink called Dr J. Tull. He tells the doctor the story of how he took over another mans life, Janne Fuglesang's. At the same time in Norrland,... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Gustafsson, Jonas Inde, Johan Rheborg, Henrik Schyffert

Votes: 1,355

27. I manegen med Glenn Killing (1992)

210 min | Comedy

Glenn Killing with guests. One of the most successful and popular stageshows in Sweden.

Stars: Robert Gustafsson, Jonas Inde, Johan Rheborg, Henrik Schyffert

Votes: 831

28. I manegen med Glenn Killing: Del IV Live från Berns (1994 TV Special)

90 min | Comedy

Glenn Killing presents a stage show at Berns Salonger.

Director: Walter Söderlund | Stars: Robert Gustafsson, Jonas Inde, Johan Rheborg, Henrik Schyffert

Votes: 423

29. Adam & Eva (1997)

100 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Adam and Eva have been married for four years. But the romance has disappeared from their relationship and has been replaced by boredom and old routine. When Adam meets his brother's ... See full summary »

Directors: Måns Herngren, Hannes Holm | Stars: Björn Kjellman, Josefin Nilsson, Tintin Anderzon, Jacob Ericksson

Votes: 2,725

30. Vuxna människor (1999)

91 min | Comedy

Frank leads a respectable yuppie life working at a noted Stockholm law firm. He has also been married for eight years to his beautiful wife Nenne, who runs an upscale boutique. Yet Frank is... See full summary »

Directors: Felix Herngren, Fredrik Lindström | Stars: Felix Herngren, Karin Bjurström, Cecilia Ljung, Mikael Persbrandt

Votes: 2,326

31. En himla många program (1989– )

400 min | Comedy, Music

The cozy Allan Preussen sits in his favorite chair and presents various TV shows.

Stars: Knut Agnred, Claes Eriksson, Anders Eriksson, Per Fritzell

Votes: 461

32. Shit Happens (2000)

114 min | Comedy

A story of three sisters and parenthood.

Directors: Måns Herngren, Hannes Holm | Stars: Josefin Nilsson, Marie Richardson, Cecilia Frode, Jacob Ericksson

Votes: 686

33. En på miljonen (1995)

87 min | Comedy

Torsten Södergren lives in a normal house with his normal family in a completely normal city. Every morning he greets his normal neighbors before getting into his normal car and drives the ... See full summary »

Directors: Måns Herngren, Hannes Holm | Stars: Tomas von Brömssen, Ulla Skoog, Gösta Ekman, Tintin Anderzon

Votes: 852

34. Zero Tolerance (1999)

108 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

Johan is a two-fisted Gothenburg cop who finds himself in a shoot-out with jewel robbers. After the smoke has cleared, one robber, shot by his accomplice, and an innocent bystander, are ... See full summary »

Director: Anders Nilsson | Stars: Jakob Eklund, Peter Andersson, Marie Richardson, Hanna Alsterlund

Votes: 3,290

35. Mannen på balkongen (1993)

91 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A serial-killer attacks and murders young girls in the public parks of Stockholm. The police has trouble finding any evidence to find the killer. But when a newsstand is robbed in one of ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Alfredson | Stars: Gösta Ekman, Kjell Bergqvist, Rolf Lassgård, Niklas Hjulström

Votes: 1,030

36. Zingo (1998)

92 min | Comedy

A comedy about a young man with a tendency to screw things up. After years of unhealthy living he is looking for calm and rest. But first he has to deal with a drug-dealing debt. He teams ... See full summary »

Director: Christjan Wegner | Stars: Björn Kjellman, Helena Af Sandeberg, Per Morberg, Thomas Hellberg

Votes: 883

37. Tuppen (1981)

97 min | Comedy, Romance

1944. Cederqvist comes to a small cloth factory to see how the all-women staff can work more efficiently. When first arriving he is greeted with suspicion and his efforts at courting the ... See full summary »

Director: Lasse Hallström | Stars: Magnus Härenstam, Lill Andersson, Ellionor Bille, Åsa Bjerkerot

Votes: 770

38. The Emigrants (1971)

PG | 151 min | Drama, History

In the middle of the 19th century, Kristina and Karl-Oskar live in a small rural village in Smaaland (southern Sweden). They get married and try to make a living on a small spot of land. ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Troell | Stars: Max von Sydow, Liv Ullmann, Eddie Axberg, Sven-Olof Bern

Votes: 4,864

39. Raskens (1976)

467 min | Drama

An historical depiction of the joys and hardships of life in southern Sweden during the late 19th century, seen from the perspective of a soldier and his family.

Stars: Sven Wollter, Gurie Nordwall, Evert Lindkvist, Martin Berggren

Votes: 390

40. The Hunters (1996)

R | 113 min | Crime, Thriller

A Stockholm cop moves back home to his brother near Norway and Finland. He investigates out of control deer poaching. He confiscates riffles with no permits. Everybody, even his brother and local cops, are against him. Things escalate.

Director: Kjell Sundvall | Stars: Rolf Lassgård, Lennart Jähkel, Jarmo Mäkinen, Tomas Norström

Votes: 7,214

41. Skånska mord - Veberödsmannen (1986 TV Movie)

95 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

Martin Svensson was an evil and brutal man that drifted around in Skåne with his family in the beginning of the 20th century.

Director: Jan Hemmel | Stars: Ernst-Hugo Järegård, Karin Nordström, Kim Sulocki, Kenneth Milldoff

Votes: 165

42. Skånska mord - Esarparen (1986 TV Movie)

100 min | Biography, Crime

Esarparen is a man who a long time wished death of his wife and suddenly is accused of murdering her. He protests his innocence. Does he speak the true or is he the man who could kill his ... See full summary »

Director: Richard Hobert | Stars: Ernst-Hugo Järegård, Majlis Granlund, Kajsa Reingardt, Dan Tillberg

Votes: 122

43. Skånska mord - Hurvamorden (1986 TV Movie)

100 min | Biography, Crime

After 24 hours of searching, the body of ex policeman Tore Hedin is found in Brösarps-lake in Skåne. The year was 1952.

Director: Jan Hemmel | Stars: Nils Ahlroth, Carl Billquist, Kerstin Birde, Rune Ek

Votes: 159

44. Skånska mord - Bessingemordet (1986 TV Movie)

95 min | Biography, Crime

Late 19th century. In the little village of Bessinge near Hörby, Skåne, have the farmer and churchwarden Ola Månsson been murdered. Three people stand trial, two men and one woman. The woman is his wife.

Director: Leif Krantz | Stars: Marianne Wesén, Mats Eklund, Rune Ek, Arne Strömgren

Votes: 69

45. Skånska mord - Yngsjömordet (1986 TV Movie)

115 min | Biography, Crime, Drama

This is the story of Anna Månsdotter who was executed on the 7th of August 1890 in Kristianstad county prison. She was the last female ever to be executed in Sweden.

Director: Richard Hobert | Stars: Mimmo Wåhlander, Christian Fex, Kajsa Reingardt, Halvar Björk

Votes: 100



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