With Norwegian Film Institute (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)



1. Mission: Impossible - Fallout (2018)

PG-13 | 147 min | Action, Adventure, Thriller

7.8
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86 Metascore

Ethan Hunt and his IMF team, along with some familiar allies, race against time after a mission gone wrong.

Director: Christopher McQuarrie | Stars: Tom Cruise, Henry Cavill, Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg

Votes: 230,230 | Gross: $220.16M

2. Kraftidioten (2014)

R | 116 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.2
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74 Metascore

The honorable citizen Nils ploughs snow in the wild winter mountains of Norway, when his son is mistakenly murdered, Nils takes action, which ignites a war between the vegan gangster "the Count" and the Serbian mafia boss Papa.

Director: Hans Petter Moland | Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Bruno Ganz, Pål Sverre Hagen, Jakob Oftebro

Votes: 20,631 | Gross: $0.05M

3. Downsizing (2017)

R | 135 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

5.7
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63 Metascore

A social satire in which a man realizes he would have a better life if he were to shrink himself to five inches tall, allowing him to live in wealth and splendor.

Director: Alexander Payne | Stars: Matt Damon, Christoph Waltz, Hong Chau, Kristen Wiig

Votes: 74,321 | Gross: $24.45M

4. Breaking the Waves (1996)

R | 159 min | Drama

7.9
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76 Metascore

Oilman Jan is paralyzed in an accident. His wife, who prayed for his return, feels guilty; even more, when Jan urges her to have sex with another.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Emily Watson, Stellan Skarsgård, Katrin Cartlidge, Jean-Marc Barr

Votes: 57,081 | Gross: $4.04M

5. Dancer in the Dark (2000)

R | 140 min | Crime, Drama, Musical

8.0
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61 Metascore

An east European girl goes to America with her young son, expecting it to be like a Hollywood film.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Björk, Catherine Deneuve, David Morse, Peter Stormare

Votes: 93,467 | Gross: $4.18M

6. Thelma (II) (2017)

Not Rated | 116 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.0
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74 Metascore

A confused religious girl tries to deny her feelings for a female friend who's in love with her. This causes her suppressed subconsciously-controlled psychokinetic powers to reemerge with devastating results.

Director: Joachim Trier | Stars: Eili Harboe, Kaya Wilkins, Henrik Rafaelsen, Ellen Dorrit Petersen

Votes: 20,622 | Gross: $0.15M

7. Out Stealing Horses (2019)

123 min | Drama

7.0
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69 Metascore

A grieving widower moves to the country where a chance encounter rekindles memories from his past.

Director: Hans Petter Moland | Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Tobias Santelmann, Jon Ranes, Bjørn Floberg

Votes: 251

8. Every Thing Will Be Fine (2015)

Not Rated | 118 min | Drama

5.5
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32 Metascore

One day, driving aimlessly around the outskirts of town after a trivial domestic quarrel, a writer named Tomas accidentally hits and kills a child. Will he be able to move on?

Director: Wim Wenders | Stars: James Franco, Peter Miller, Gilbert Wahiakeron, Claude Chamberlain

Votes: 5,433

9. King of Devil's Island (2010)

Not Rated | 116 min | Action, Drama

7.5
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Norwegian winter, early 20th century. On the boys home Bastoy, a new inmate leads the boys to a violent uprising against a brutal regime. How far is he willing to go to attain freedom?

Director: Marius Holst | Stars: Benjamin Helstad, Trond Nilssen, Stellan Skarsgård, Kristoffer Joner

Votes: 16,246 | Gross: $0.01M

10. Factotum (2005)

R | 94 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

6.6
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71 Metascore

This drama centers on Hank Chinaski, the fictional alter-ego of "Factotum" author Charles Bukowski, who wanders around Los Angeles, CA trying to live off jobs which don't interfere with his primary interest, which is writing. Along the way, he fends off the distractions offered by women, drinking and gambling.

Director: Bent Hamer | Stars: Matt Dillon, Lili Taylor, Marisa Tomei, Didier Flamand

Votes: 13,220 | Gross: $0.81M

11. Call Girl (2012)

140 min | Drama, Thriller

6.5
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A young girl is recruited from the bottom rung of society into a ruthless world where power can get you anything.

Director: Mikael Marcimain | Stars: Sofia Karemyr, Simon J. Berger, Josefin Asplund, Pernilla August

Votes: 4,165

12. The Woman Who Dreamed of a Man (2010)

100 min | Drama, Romance

5.0
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What happens when a sexual connection overwhelms all your senses? A woman puts everything on the line in pursuit of a passionate affair with a man she hardly knows.

Director: Per Fly | Stars: Sonja Richter, Marcin Dorocinski, Michael Nyqvist, Alberte Blichfeldt

Votes: 775

13. Disappearance (2017)

90 min | Drama, Mystery

6.7
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An ill Dutch woman visits her family in Norway in hopes of reconnecting with her estranged mother.

Director: Boudewijn Koole | Stars: Jakob Oftebro, Rifka Lodeizen, Elsie de Brauw, Marcus Hanssen

Votes: 298

14. Beyond Sleep (2016)

108 min | Drama

6.0
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A young geologist ventures out into the vast tundra of northern Norway to finish his research on meteorite craters, only to get hopelessly lost in both the wilderness and his own mind.

Director: Boudewijn Koole | Stars: Reinout Scholten van Aschat, Jakop Ahlbom, Maria Annette Tanderø Berglyd, Anders Baasmo Christiansen

Votes: 674

15. Pedersen: High-School Teacher (2006)

123 min | Drama

5.7
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A drama focused on Norwegian society in the 1970s, an era dominated by Marxism and Leninism.

Director: Hans Petter Moland | Stars: Kristoffer Joner, Ane Dahl Torp, Anne Ryg, Jan Gunnar Røise

Votes: 1,529

16. The Other Side of Sunday (1996)

PG-13 | 103 min | Comedy, Drama

7.0
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The Other Side of Sunday criticizes the small, and often tight church community. We follow the Preachers Daughter; Maria, in her journey to liberate herself from the stiff church community and her strict religious father.

Director: Berit Nesheim | Stars: Marie Theisen, Hildegun Riise, Bjørn Sundquist, Sylvia Salvesen

Votes: 1,105

17. The Visit: An Alien Encounter (IV) (2015)

Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary

6.0
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This documentary-style film shows how government agencies try to cope with human mankind's first contact with alien life.

Director: Michael Madsen | Stars: Mazlan Othman, Paul Beaver, Janos Tisovszky, Michael Boyce

Votes: 661

18. The Punk Voyage (2017)

100 min | Documentary, Music

7.3
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A sequel to the acclaimed documentary The Punk Syndrome (2012).

Directors: Jukka Kärkkäinen, Jani-Petteri Passi | Stars: Kari Aalto, Sami Helle, Pertti Kurikka, Niila Suoranta

Votes: 267

19. The Magnitsky Act. Behind the Scenes (2016)

152 min | Documentary

7.8
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What started as a docu-drama about a Russian police plot to steal a billion dollars from a US financier and to murder his faithful tax lawyer Sergei Magnitsky, became an investigation of a ... See full summary »

Director: Andrey Nekrasov | Stars: Viktoria Apanasenko, Anna Avramenko, Yekaterina Bashkina, Marieluise Beck

Votes: 93

20. Maiko: Dancing Child (2015)

70 min | Documentary, Biography

6.6
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Life as a prima ballerina over 30 is tough enough for Maiko when she decides to start a family....

Director: Åse Svenheim Drivenes | Star: Maiko Nishino

Votes: 54

21. The Manila Lover (2019)

Short, Drama

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Norwegian Lars is visiting the Philippines. He has fled from money trouble and in the Philippines he pretends that his life is great. Lars has high hopes for the romantic relationship he ... See full summary »

Director: Johanna Pyykkö | Stars: Øyvind Brandtzæg, Angeli Bayani

22. Raped (2015 TV Movie)

57 min | Documentary

7.8
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Linda was raped 15 years ago, but did not press charges. Since then she's tried everything to 'get over' the incident.

Directors: Linda Steinhoff, Turid Rogne | Stars: Jannicke Keller Fløystad, Kieran Kolle, Florian Langer, Thore Langfeldt

Votes: 23

23. Exit (VI) (2018)

83 min | Documentary

6.5
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An exploration into the motives and histories of individuals, including herself, who have exited the world of violent extremism.

Director: Karen Winther

Votes: 19

24. Shower (I) (2012)

8 min | Short, Drama

6.7
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A man enters the shower after his workout, but is soon sidetracked by a noise he cannot identify. He decides to seek out the source of the sound, and enters a situation that will leave him completely exposed.

Director: Henry K. Norvalls | Stars: Per Magnus Barlaug, Svend Erichsen, Bjarne Hjelde

Votes: 95

25. Russian Lessons (2010)

110 min | Documentary

7.9
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The film starts as a journey by the two directors-protagonists. Olga and Andrei, on the two sides of the frontline during the Russian-Georgian was in August 2008. A film on such a hot ... See full summary »

Directors: Olga Konskaya, Andrey Nekrasov | Stars: Vissarion Apliaa, Valery Gergiev, Olga Konskaya, Marat Kulakhmetov

Votes: 171

26. Odd er et egg (2016)

12 min | Animation, Short

6.9
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Odd is terrified of his head, until one day he falls in love with Gunn who is both fearless and happy in life. Odd's life is turned upside down and he is freed from his worries in the most unexpected way.

Director: Kristin Ulseth | Stars: Oskar Fjeldstad-Bergheim, Lucy Smith Ulseth, Margrethe Røed, Anders Smith Ulseth

Votes: 66

27. Robert Mitchum Is Dead (2010)

Not Rated | 91 min | Drama

5.4
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Franky, an unemployed actor, is carried away by his manager Arsène, in a stolen car for what seems to be an appointment with Franky's idolized director above the Arctic Circle.

Directors: Olivier Babinet, Fred Kihn | Stars: Olivier Gourmet, Cosme Castro, Bakary Sangaré, Danuta Stenka

Votes: 149

28. The Absence of Eddy Table (2016)

12 min | Animation, Short, Mystery

7.5
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Eddy Table, known from the comics of Dave Cooper, makes his screen debut in this animated short. One day, Eddy gets lost in a dark forest. There he meets an alluring girl infected by a mysterious parasite. Love and violence ensues.

Director: Rune Spaans | Stars: Ingrid Bolsø Berdal, Yngvill Kolset Haga, John Erik Kaada, Mike Patton

Votes: 40

29. Flatmates (2007)

21 min | Short, Drama

5.0
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Two friends, Björn and Hampus, decide to move in together. If one ignores the fact that the two men are completely different, theirs is a close relationship. Being in love with your best ... See full summary »

Director: Magnus Mork | Stars: Sven Boräng, Jonas Eskilsson, Emilie Lidgard

Votes: 431

30. 37 1/2 (2005)

101 min | Drama, Comedy

4.8
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A woman, Selma, almost 40 years old, figures that she has not achieved what she wanted in life and wonders "what now?".

Director: Vibeke Idsøe | Stars: Marit Andreassen, Bernhard Arnø, Dagny Rieber Borgnes, Anders Baasmo Christiansen

Votes: 360

31. The Last Norwegian Troll (2010)

13 min | Animation, Short, Family

6.8
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In the old days, Norway used to be a safe haven for Trolls, but not anymore. One day three young goats decide to get rid of an old Troll who lives under a bridge. Little do they know that ... See full summary »

Director: Pjotr Sapegin | Stars: Max von Sydow, Anneke von der Lippe, Anne Bergstedt

Votes: 63

32. L'amour Fou (2018)

31 min | Short, Comedy, Romance

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Director: Izer Aliu | Stars: Refet Abazi, Ema Andrea, Emiliano Abedini, Adam Aliu

33. Elsker deg også (2012)

25 min | Short, Drama

7.6
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Semir, a man with one foot in Norway and one in Bosnia, finds that his two separate lives suddenly collide. After a fight, he is hospitalized and wakes up to find both his Norwegian and Bosnian family in the same room.

Director: Dino Murselovic | Stars: Sergej Trifunovic, Laurents Rørvik, Ema Kreso, Anna Dworak

Votes: 17

34. No Man Is An Island (2017)

28 min | Short, Drama

7.5
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After a day of swimming and drinking by the river, Erffan, Amir, and Carlos are joined by a man who calls himself Jesus. With him, he brings a message of tolerance, reconciliation, and brotherhood.

Director: Ali Parandian | Stars: Khalid Mahamoud, Bhkie Male, Elias Peña Corral, Arman Surizehi

Votes: 24

35. Me and My Moulton (2014)

TV-PG | 14 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

6.7
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A personal animated story about a girl which wishes for a bicycle from her parents, but gets something completely different, showing the different reality in which children and grown ups live in.

Director: Torill Kove | Star: Andrea Bræin Hovig

Votes: 697

36. Virgins4lyfe (2018)

Short, Drama

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Director: Thea Hvistendahl | Stars: Idun Aasheim Mykland, Marion Isabell Stærfelt

37. Amor (2009)

14 min | Short, Romance

6.9
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In a city where young, rich people will spend whatever it takes to get what they want, Thomas provides them with a service no one else will.

Director: Thomas Wangsmo | Stars: Pål Sverre Hagen, Ida Elise Broch, Mattis Herman Nyquist, Jenny Skavlan

Votes: 83

38. An Arctic Space Odyssey (2014)

48 min | Documentary, Biography, History

8.1
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At an isolated outpost in the Arctic, the pioneering spirit of the Space Race clashes with the suspicions of the Cold War.

Director: Lars Einar Skageberg | Stars: Roald Søfteland, Finn Schau

Votes: 14

39. Bak lukkede dører (2008)

9 min | Short, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.8
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A portrayal of how reality is experienced for those who are in coma, and further how the system works in this seemingly macabre and hostile place.

Director: Aleksander Nordaas | Stars: Silje Reinåmo, Morten Andresen, Per Asbjørn Hansen, Hjørdis Kaland

Votes: 86

40. 1994 (2010)

29 min | Short, Comedy, Drama

6.8
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An Iranian family comes to Norway and Lillehammer during the early 90s. The family is welcomed with open arms by a population preparing for the '94 Winter Olympics. But once the games end ... See full summary »

Director: Kaveh Tehrani | Stars: Aziz Khatari, Nahid Ruhi

Votes: 33

41. The Little Death (2014)

20 min | Short, Drama

6.3
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12-year-old Julia is on a budget weekend cruise with her father. Late at night Julia gets her first period and her father has disappeared. Making her way through the ship's nightlife Julia sees an adult world she's never known about.

Director: Simon Tillaas | Stars: Maria Erwolter, Otto Garli, Endre Hellestveit, Anders Hove

Votes: 6

42. Hvitsymre i utslåtten (1991)

20 min | Short, Drama

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Director: Emil Stang Lund | Stars: Tina Hartvig, Roar Kjølv Jenssen, Hildegun Riise

43. Sports Kids: Varicella (2015)

25 min | Documentary, Short, Sport

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A portrayal of two talented sisters, aspiring ballerinas who were selected from over 5000 kids to become students at the prestigious Academy of Russian Ballet.

Director: Viktor Kossakovsky | Stars: Nastya Sosimova, Polina Sosimova

44. The Devil's Ballroom (2012)

15 min | Short, Drama, History

5.3
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Along his strenuous journey to the North Pole, a chance encounter forces a fearless explorer to make an impossible decision.

Director: Henrik Martin Dahlsbakken | Stars: Melinda Bokeli, Batzorig Chinbayar, Narmandakh Erdenee, Svein Harry Hauge

Votes: 53

45. The Exorcist in the 21st Century (2012)

TV-PG | 80 min | Documentary

4.6
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The Exorcist in the 21st Century takes the viewer into the unknown and sinister world of exorcism in the Catholic Church. We meet one of the few exorcists in Europe, the Vatican approved ... See full summary »

Director: Fredrik Horn Akselsen | Stars: José Antonio Fortea, Gabriele Amorth, Bernt Eidsvik, Juan Masia

Votes: 108

46. Victor (II) (2014)

25 min | Short, Drama

6.3
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8363 Norwegian soldiers have fought in the war in Afghanistan. Victor is a film about one of them.

Director: Kaveh Tehrani | Stars: Trond Nilssen, Kristine Kujath Thorp, Martin Furulund, Frederik Balthazar Hauff

Votes: 19

47. Seks Brødre (2014)

12 min | Short, Drama

2.3
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After a break-up with his girlfriend Samir (28) has moved back to his childhood home. Although he shares a room with his younger brother Karim (21), the distance between them has never been greater.

Directors: Mathias Nordli Eriksen, Matias Rygh | Stars: Cathrine Borkenhagen, Mohamed Chakiri, Abel Ghirmay, Yousef Hadaoui

Votes: 6

48. Mind the Gap (2003)

5 min | Animation, Short, Comedy

4.9
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Marvin is just like any other sheep. He has a steady job, a small apartment with a big mortgage and an expensive life insurance. One day, following his everyday routine of going to work, a ... See full summary »

Director: Endre Skandfer

Votes: 7

49. Mammas mann (2015)

25 min | Short, Drama

7.1
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A nine year old boy becomes a dangerous nemesis to his mother's new boyfriend.

Director: Kristoffer Carlin | Stars: Marte Germaine Christensen, Vegar Hoel, Axel Lyngstad Pharo

Votes: 17

50. Generation Mars (2016)

25 min | Short, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.1
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Astrid is one of the winners of Generation Mars; a reality show sending the first humans to Mars, never to return.

Director: Alexander Armas Kereklidis Turpin | Stars: Bernt Bjørn, Ingjerd Egeberg, Samantha Lawson, Inga Ibsdotter Lilleaas

Votes: 27


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