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List of famous film directors from Denmark, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Denmark has given birth to some great movie directors over the years, many of who have gone on to direct popular comedies, dramas, horror movies and more. These are some of the best Danish directors in the history of the world, so if you're a native of Denmark and an aspiring director then these are people you should look up to.

This list has a variety of items, like Anders Thomas Jensen and Robin Todd, in it.

This list answers the questions, "Who are the best Danish directors?" and "Which directors are from Denmark?"

You can click on the names of these legendary directors of Denmark in order to get more information about each one. If you're a film buff use this list of talented Danish directors to find some new movies you haven't already seen.

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A. W. Sandberg is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Film Directors from Denmark
A. W. Sandberg Millionærdrengen, 5 raske piger

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Aage Rais Nordentoft is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Film Directors from Denmark
Aage Rais Nordentoft The Flyer, På fremmed mark, Foreign Fields

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Alexander Kølpin is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Film Directors from Denmark
Alexander Kølpin Below the Belt

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Alice O'Fredericks is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Film Directors from Denmark
Alice O'Fredericks I Love Another, Teatertosset, Bedstemor går amok

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Anders Bramsen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Film Directors from Denmark
Anders Bramsen The Erroneous Earth Kitchen

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Anders Helde is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Film Directors from Denmark
Anders Helde Kirken

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Anders Morgenthaler is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Film Directors from Denmark
Anders Morgenthaler The ABCs of Death, Araki - The Killing Of A Japanese Photographer, The Apple & The Worm

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Anders Peter Bro is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Film Directors from Denmark
Anders Peter Bro Vaskekælderen

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Anders Refn is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Film Directors from Denmark
Anders Refn The Heritage, Cop, The Flying Devils

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Anders Thomas Jensen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Film Directors from Denmark
Anders Thomas Jensen Wolfgang, Election Night, Adam's Apples

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Anders Østergaard is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Film Directors from Denmark
Anders Østergaard Gasolin', Burma VJ: Reporting from a Closed Country, Så kort og mærkeligt livet er

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Andreas Johnsen is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Film Directors from Denmark
Andreas Johnsen Good Copy Bad Copy, Kidd Life

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Andreas Koefoed is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Film Directors from Denmark
Andreas Koefoed The Ghost of Piramida, Albert's Winter, 12 Notes Down

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Anja Dalhoff is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Film Directors from Denmark
Anja Dalhoff Trapped

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Anker Sørensen is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Film Directors from Denmark
Anker Sørensen Den grønne elevator, Laan mig din kone, Pigen i søgelyset

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Anna Karina is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Film Directors from Denmark
Anna Karina Victoria, Vivre ensemble

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Anne-Grethe Bjarup Riis is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Film Directors from Denmark
Anne-Grethe Bjarup Riis This Life - Some Must Die^! So Others Can Live

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Annelise Hovmand is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Film Directors from Denmark
Annelise Hovmand Sekstet, Høfeber, Krudt og klunker

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Annelise Meineche is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Film Directors from Denmark
Annelise Meineche Soyas Tagsten, Sytten, Flagermusen

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Annelise Reenberg is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Film Directors from Denmark
Annelise Reenberg Peters baby, Han^! Hun^! Dirch og Dario, Venus fra Vestø

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Annett Wolf is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Film Directors from Denmark
Annett Wolf Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris

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Arne Weel is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Film Directors from Denmark
Arne Weel Smedestræde 4 , Life on the Hegn Farm, Bag Københavns kulisser

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Asbjørn Andersen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Film Directors from Denmark

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Asger Leth is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Film Directors from Denmark
Asger Leth Man on a Ledge, Waterbug, Move On

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Aske Bang is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Film Directors from Denmark
Aske Bang Sidste Kys

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Asta Nielsen is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous Film Directors from Denmark
Asta Nielsen Asta Nielsen

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Astrid Henning-Jensen is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous Film Directors from Denmark
Astrid Henning-Jensen Naughty Little Kids, Horse on Holiday, Winterborn

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August Blom is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous Film Directors from Denmark
August Blom Atlantis, A Victim of the Mormons, Praesten i Vejlby

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Axel Frische is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous Film Directors from Denmark
Axel Frische Moster fra Mols

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Axel Graatkjær is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous Film Directors from Denmark
Axel Graatkjær

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Benjamin Christensen is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous Film Directors from Denmark
Benjamin Christensen The Hawk's Nest, The Devil's Circus, Mockery

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Daniel Joseph Borgman is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous Film Directors from Denmark
Daniel Joseph Borgman Manden og Mågen, Lars og Peter, Brainy

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Bent Christensen is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous Film Directors from Denmark
Bent Christensen Neighbours, Pigen i søgelyset , Sømænd og svigermødre

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Bent H. Barfod is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous Film Directors from Denmark
Bent H. Barfod Something About the North

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Bille August is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Film Directors from Denmark
Bille August Goodbye Bafana, Convicted, In My Life

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Birger Larsen is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous Film Directors from Denmark
Birger Larsen Sweethearts?, Those Who Kill - Shadow of the Past, The Big Dipper

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Bjarne Henning-Jensen is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Film Directors from Denmark
Bjarne Henning-Jensen Naughty Little Kids, Ditte^! Child of Man, Sunstroke

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Bjørn Nørgaard is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Film Directors from Denmark
Bjørn Nørgaard Nadveren

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Bob Ramsing is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Film Directors from Denmark
Bob Ramsing

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Bodil Ipsen is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Film Directors from Denmark
Bodil Ipsen The Viking Watch of the Danish Seaman, Det Sande Ansigt, Café Paradis

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Bubber is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous Film Directors from Denmark
Bubber Frode og alle de andre rødder

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Børge Høst is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous Film Directors from Denmark
Børge Høst Meninger i tiden

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Børge Ring is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous Film Directors from Denmark
Børge Ring Anna & Bella, Oh My Darling

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Finn Karlsson is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous Film Directors from Denmark
Finn Karlsson Tomorrow My Love, In the Sign of the Virgin, Stine and the Boys

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Carl Alstrup is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Film Directors from Denmark

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Carl Ottosen is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Film Directors from Denmark
Carl Ottosen Onkel Joakims hemmelighed, Soldaterkammerater på bjørnetjeneste, Fun in the Streets

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Carl Theodor Dreyer is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous Film Directors from Denmark
Carl Theodor Dreyer Thorvaldsen, They Caught the Ferry, Bride of Glomdal

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Carsten Bang is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous Film Directors from Denmark
Carsten Bang Carsten Bang - Bang! Jeg er død Experts

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Giancarlo Esposito is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous Film Directors from Denmark
Giancarlo Esposito Gospel Hill

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Casper Christensen is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous Film Directors from Denmark
Casper Christensen Casper & Frank - Nu som mennesker