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Famous Movies From Iceland

Updated September 23, 2019 79.6k views207 items

List of popular movies from Iceland, listed by popularity with movie trailers when available. All prominent movies shot in Iceland are included. This list of famous films made in Iceland includes additional information about the movies, such as who directed them and what genre they are. Any top rated movies made in Iceland should appear on this list, with the most well-known ones at the top. The most popular cinema of Iceland is included below, so if you see a movie that's missing then it probably isn't very well-known.

List contains movies like Interstellar, Batman Begins, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Captain America: Civil War, and more. If you're ever wondered what movies were shot in Iceland, find out here! 

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  • 1
    Interstellar is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Movies From Iceland

    Interstellar

    Anne Hathaway, Matthew McConaughey

    Released2014

    Directed byChristopher Nolan

    Interstellar is a British-American 2014 science fiction epic film directed by Christopher... more on Wikipedia
  • 2
    Batman Begins is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Movies From Iceland

    Batman Begins

    Christian Bale, Michael Caine

    Released2005

    Directed byChristopher Nolan

    Batman Begins is a 2005 superhero film directed by Christopher Nolan, based on the DC Comics... more on Wikipedia

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  • 3
    K-19: The Widowmaker is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Movies From Iceland

    K-19: The Widowmaker

    Harrison Ford, Liam Neeson

    Released2002

    Directed byKathryn Bigelow

    K-19: The Widowmaker is a 2002 submarine thriller film about the first of many disasters that... more on Wikipedia

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    Star Wars: The Force Awakens is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Movies From Iceland

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher

    Released2015

    Directed byJ.J. Abrams

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens is a 2015 American epic space opera film directed by J. J.... more on Wikipedia

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  • 5
    The Fifth Element is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Movies From Iceland

    The Fifth Element

    Milla Jovovich, Bruce Willis

    Released1997

    Directed byLuc Besson

    The Fifth Element is a 1997 English-language French science fiction action film directed and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 6
    Stardust is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Movies From Iceland

    Stardust

    Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert De Niro

    Released2007

    Directed byMatthew Vaughn

    Stardust is a 2007 British-American romantic fantasy film from Paramount Pictures, directed by... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Captain America: Civil War is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Movies From Iceland

    Captain America: Civil War

    Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr.

    Directed byAnthony Russo, Joe Russo

    Captain America: Civil War is a 2016 American superhero film directed by Anthony and Joe... more on Wikipedia

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  • 8
    Independence Day is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Movies From Iceland

    Independence Day

    Will Smith, Jeff Goldblum

    Released1996

    Directed byRoland Emmerich

    Independence Day is a 1996 American science fiction disaster film co-written and directed by... more on Wikipedia

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  • 9
    Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Movies From Iceland

    Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

    Felicity Jones, Diego Luna

    Released2016

    Directed byGareth Edwards

    This film is a 2016 American epic space opera film directed by Gareth Edwards. The daughter... more on Wikipedia

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  • 10
    The Fate of the Furious is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Movies From Iceland

    The Fate of the Furious

    Vin Diesel, Dwayne Johnson

    Released2017

    Directed byF. Gary Gray

    The Fate of the Furious is a 2017 American-Chinese action film directed by F. Gary Gray, and... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Blade Runner 2049 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Movies From Iceland

    Blade Runner 2049

    Harrison Ford, Ryan Gosling

    Released2017

    Directed byDenis Villeneuve

    Blade Runner 2049 is a 2017 American neo noir science fiction film directed by Denis... more on Wikipedia

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  • 12
    A Day or Two is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Movies From Iceland

    A Day or Two

    A Day or Two is a 2011 short film directed by Hlynur Pálmason.
  • 13
    Lara Croft: Tomb Raider is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Movies From Iceland

    Lara Croft: Tomb Raider

    Angelina Jolie, Daniel Craig

    Released2001

    Directed bySimon West

    Lara Croft: Tomb Raider is a 2001 action film based on the popular Tomb Raider video game... more on Wikipedia

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  • 14
    Thor: The Dark World is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Movies From Iceland

    Thor: The Dark World

    Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman

    Released2013

    Directed byAlan Taylor

    Thor: The Dark World is a 2013 American superhero film directed by Alan Taylor, based on the... more on Wikipedia

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  • 15
    Dancer in the Dark is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Movies From Iceland

    Dancer in the Dark

    Björk, Catherine Deneuve

    Released2000

    Directed byLars von Trier

    Dancer in the Dark is a 2000 Danish musical drama film directed by Lars von Trier and starring... more on Wikipedia

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  • 16
    Dr. Strangelove or: How I Lear is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Movies From Iceland

    Released1964

    Directed byStanley Kubrick

    Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, more commonly known as... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Star Trek Into Darkness is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Movies From Iceland

    Star Trek Into Darkness

    Zoe Saldana, Benedict Cumberbatch

    Released2013

    Directed byJ.J. Abrams

    Star Trek Into Darkness is a 2013 American science fiction action film. It is the twelfth... more on Wikipedia

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  • 18
    Prometheus is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Movies From Iceland

    Prometheus

    Charlize Theron, Michael Fassbender

    Released2012

    Directed byRidley Scott

    Prometheus is a 2012 science fiction film directed by Ridley Scott, written by Jon Spaihts and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 19
    Judge Dredd is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Movies From Iceland

    Judge Dredd

    Sylvester Stallone, Diane Lane

    Released1995

    Directed byDanny Cannon

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  • 20
    Letters from Iwo Jima is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Movies From Iceland

    Letters from Iwo Jima

    Ken Watanabe, Ryan Kelley

    Released2006

    Directed byClint Eastwood

    Letters from Iwo Jima is a 2006 Japanese-American film directed and co-produced by Clint... more on Wikipedia

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  • 21
    Jason Bourne is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Movies From Iceland

    Jason Bourne

    Matt Damon, Tommy Lee Jones

    Directed byPaul Greengrass

    Jason Bourne is a 2016 American action thriller film directed and written by Paul Greengrass... more on Wikipedia

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  • 22
    After Earth is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Movies From Iceland

    After Earth

    Will Smith, Zoë Kravitz

    Released2013

    Directed byM. Night Shyamalan

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  • 23
    Die Another Day is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Movies From Iceland

    Die Another Day

    Madonna, Halle Berry

    Released2002

    Directed byLee Tamahori

    This film is the twentieth spy film in the James Bond series, and the fourth and last film to... more on Wikipedia

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  • 24
    The Secret Life of Walter Mitt is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Movies From Iceland

    The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

    Sean Penn, Ben Stiller

    Released2013

    Directed byBen Stiller

    The Secret Life of Walter Mitty is a 2013 romantic adventure comedy-drama cult film directed... more on Wikipedia

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  • 25
    Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Sha is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Movies From Iceland

    Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

    Rachel McAdams, Robert Downey Jr.

    Released2011

    Directed byGuy Ritchie

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