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The Best Mads Mikkelsen Movies

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List of the best Mads Mikkelsen movies, ranked best to worst with movie trailers when available. Mads Mikkelsen's highest grossing movies have received a lot of accolades over the years, earning millions upon millions around the world. The order of these top Mads Mikkelsen movies is decided by how many votes they receive, so only highly rated Mads Mikkelsen movies will be at the top of the list. Mads Mikkelsen has been in a lot of films, so people often debate each other over what the greatest Mads Mikkelsen movie of all time is. If you and a friend are arguing about this then use this list of the most entertaining Mads Mikkelsen films to end the squabble once and for all.

If you think the best Mads Mikkelsen role isn't at the top, then upvote it so it has the chance to become number one. The greatest Mads Mikkelsen performances didn't necessarily come from the best movies, but in most cases they go hand in hand.

List films include Pusher II, Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself and many additional films as well.

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    The Hunt

    Mads Mikkelsen, Alexandra Rapaport
    The Hunt is a 2012 Danish drama film directed by Thomas Vinterberg. The story is set in a...  more
  • 2
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    10

    A Royal Affair

    Mads Mikkelsen, Alicia Vikander
    A Royal Affair is a 2012 Danish romantic drama film directed by Nikolaj Arcel. A young queen...  more

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    73
    6

    The Door

    Mads Mikkelsen, Jessica Schwarz
    The Door is a 2009 drama-mystery film directed by Anno Saul....
  • 4
    72
    11

    Adam's Apples

    Mads Mikkelsen, Ulrich Thomsen
    Adam's Apples is a 2005 Danish black comedy film directed by Anders Thomas Jensen. The film...  more
  • 5
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    13

    Valhalla Rising

    Mads Mikkelsen, Jamie Sives
    "Visionary director Nicolas Winding Refn's brutal and highly metaphorical early medieval...  more
  • 6
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    7

    Bleeder

    Mads Mikkelsen, Kim Bodnia
    Bleeder is a 1999 Danish crime drama film written, produced, and directed by Nicolas Winding...  more
  • 7
    60
    11

    After the Wedding

    Mads Mikkelsen, Rolf Lassgård
    After the Wedding is a 2006 Danish drama directed by Susanne Bier, starring Mads Mikkelsen and...  more
  • 8
    69
    20

    Casino Royale

    Alessandra Ambrosio, Eva Green
    Casino Royale is the twenty-first film in the Eon Productions James Bond film series and the...  more

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    6

    Open Hearts

    Mads Mikkelsen, Nikolaj Lie Kaas
    Open Hearts, is a 2002 Danish drama film directed by Susanne Bier using the minimalist...  more
  • 10
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    15

    Pusher II

    Mads Mikkelsen, Linse Kessler
    Pusher II is a 2004 Danish crime film written and directed by Nicolas Winding Refn. The film...  more
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    38
    9

    Michael Kohlhaas

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    41
    13

    Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself

    Mads Mikkelsen, Shirley Henderson
    Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself is a Danish-Scottish film from 2002. Harbour and his suicidal...  more
  • 13
    38
    10

    The Green Butchers

    Mads Mikkelsen, Nicolas Bro
    The Green Butchers is a 2003 Danish film starring Mads Mikkelsen, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, and Line...  more
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    34
    7

    Prague

    Mads Mikkelsen, Stine Stengade
    Prague is a 2006 drama film directed by Ole Christian Madsen....  more
  • 15
    35
    9

    Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky

    Mads Mikkelsen, Anna Mouglalis
    Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky is a 2009 French film directed by Jan Kounen. It was chosen as...  more
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    0

    Arctic

    Mads Mikkelsen, Maria Thelma Smáradóttir
    Arctic is a 2018 Icelandic survival film directed by Joe Penna. After his rescue helicopter...  more
  • 17
    35
    13

    Flame & Citron

    Mads Mikkelsen, Lars Mikkelsen
    Flame & Citron is a 2008 Danish drama/action co-written and directed by Ole Christian Madsen....  more
  • 18
    32
    11

    Pusher

    Mads Mikkelsen, Kim Bodnia
    Pusher is a 1996 Danish crime film co-written and directed by Nicolas Winding Refn. The film...  more
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    27
    7

    Polar

    Mads Mikkelsen, Vanessa Hudgens
    Polar is a 2019 action film directed by Jonas Åkerlund, based on the comics by Victor Santos....  more

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    King Arthur

    Keira Knightley, Clive Owen
    King Arthur is a 2004 action adventure film directed by Antoine Fuqua and written by David...  more

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    26
    8

    Monas verden

    Mads Mikkelsen, Sidse Babett Knudsen
    Monas verden is a Danish film from 2001, directed by Jonas Elmer. The actors could work...  more
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    27
    10

    Flickering Lights

    Mads Mikkelsen, Ulrich Thomsen
    Academy Award™ winner Anders Thomas Jensen, whose style has been described as a cross between...  more
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    8

    Shake It All About

    Mads Mikkelsen, Troels Lyby
    Shake It All About is a 2001 Danish comedy-drama directed by Hella Joof. It was entered into...  more
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    37

    I Am Dina

    Christopher Eccleston, Mads Mikkelsen
    I Am Dina is a 2002 Swedish-Norwegian-Danish film directed by Ole Bornedal. It is based on the...  more
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    Torremolinos 73

    Mads Mikkelsen, Fernando Tejero
    Torremolinos 73 is a 2003 Spanish/Danish comedy film directed by Pablo Berger....  more