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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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Interstellar is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Movies From Iceland
Interstellar Anne Hathaway, Matthew McConaughey, Matt Damon Interstellar is a British-American 2014 science fiction epic film directed by Christopher Nolan, starring Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain and Michael Caine. The film ...more

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Batman Begins is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Movies From Iceland
Batman Begins Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Liam Neeson Batman Begins is a 2005 superhero film directed by Christopher Nolan, based on the DC Comics character. After training with his mentor (Liam Neeson), Batman (Christian Bale) begins his fight to ...more

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K-19: The Widowmaker is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Movies From Iceland
K-19: The Widowmaker Harrison Ford, Liam Neeson, Peter Sarsgaard K-19: The Widowmaker is a 2002 submarine thriller film about the first of many disasters that befell the Soviet submarine K-19. The film was directed by Kathryn Bigelow, and stars Harrison Ford ...more

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Star Wars: Episode VII - The F... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Movies From Iceland
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill Star Wars: The Force Awakens is a 2015 American epic space opera film directed by J. J. Abrams. Three decades after the Empire's defeat, a new threat arises in the militant First Order. ...more

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The Fifth Element is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Movies From Iceland
The Fifth Element Milla Jovovich, Bruce Willis, Gary Oldman The Fifth Element is a 1997 English-language French science fiction action film directed and co-written by Luc Besson. It stars Bruce Willis, Gary Oldman and Milla Jovovich. Mostly set in the ...more

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Stardust Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert De Niro, Claire Danes Stardust is a 2007 British-American romantic fantasy film from Paramount Pictures, directed by Matthew Vaughn. The film is based on Neil Gaiman's novel Stardust and stars an ensemble cast ...more

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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., Scarlett Johansson Captain America: Civil War is a 2016 American superhero film directed by Anthony and Joe Russo, based on the Marvel Comics character. Political interference in the Avengers' activities causes a ...more

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Independence Day is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Movies From Iceland
Independence Day Will Smith, Jeff Goldblum, Vivica A. Fox Independence Day is a 1996 American science fiction disaster film co-written and directed by Roland Emmerich. The film stars Will Smith, Bill Pullman, Jeff Goldblum, Mary McDonnell, Judd Hirsch, ...more

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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, Riz Ahmed Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is a 2016 American epic space opera film directed by Gareth Edwards. The daughter (Felicity Jones) of an Imperial scientist joins the Rebel Alliance in a risky move ...more

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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, Jason Statham The Fate of the Furious is a 2017 American-Chinese action film directed by F. Gary Gray, and the eighth installment in The Fast and the Furious franchise. When a mysterious woman (Charlize ...more

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Blade Runner 2049 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Movies From Iceland
Blade Runner 2049 Harrison Ford, Ryan Gosling, Robin Wright Blade Runner 2049 is a 2017 American neo noir science fiction film directed by Denis Villeneuve, and a sequel to the 1982 film. A young blade runner's (Ryan Gosling) discovery of a long-buried ...more

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A Day or Two A Day or Two is a 2011 short film directed by Hlynur Pálmason.

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Lara Croft: Tomb Raider is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Movies From Iceland
Lara Croft: Tomb Raider Angelina Jolie, Daniel Craig, Jon Voight Lara Croft: Tomb Raider is a 2001 action film based on the popular Tomb Raider video game series featuring the character Lara Croft portrayed by Angelina Jolie. The film was directed by Simon ...more

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Thor: The Dark World is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Movies From Iceland
Thor: The Dark World Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Tom Hiddleston Thor: The Dark World is a 2013 American superhero film directed by Alan Taylor, based on the Marvel Comics character. When Dr. Jane Foster (Natalie Portman) gets cursed with a powerful entity ...more

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Dancer in the Dark Björk, Catherine Deneuve, David Morse Dancer in the Dark is a 2000 Danish musical drama film directed by Lars von Trier and starring Icelandic singer Björk, Catherine Deneuve, David Morse, Cara Seymour, Peter Stormare, Siobhan ...more

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Dr. Strangelove or: How I Lear... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Movies From Iceland
Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb James Earl Jones, Peter Sellers, George C. Scott Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, more commonly known as Dr. Strangelove, is a 1964 political satire black comedy film that satirizes the cold war fears of a ...more

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Star Trek Into Darkness is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Movies From Iceland
Star Trek Into Darkness Zoe Saldana, Benedict Cumberbatch, Alice Eve Star Trek Into Darkness is a 2013 American science fiction action film. It is the twelfth installment in the Star Trek franchise and the sequel to 2009's Star Trek. J. J. Abrams directed a ...more

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Prometheus is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Movies From Iceland
Prometheus Charlize Theron, Michael Fassbender, Idris Elba Prometheus is a 2012 science fiction film directed by Ridley Scott, written by Jon Spaihts and Damon Lindelof, and starring Noomi Rapace, Michael Fassbender, Guy Pearce, Idris Elba, Logan ...more

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Judge Dredd is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Movies From Iceland
Judge Dredd Sylvester Stallone, Diane Lane, James Earl Jones Judge Dredd is a 1995 American science fiction action film directed by Danny Cannon, and starring Sylvester Stallone, Diane Lane, Rob Schneider, Armand Assante, and Max von Sydow. The film is ...more

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Letters from Iwo Jima is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Movies From Iceland
Letters from Iwo Jima Ken Watanabe, Ryan Kelley, Kazunari Ninomiya Letters from Iwo Jima is a 2006 Japanese-American war film directed and co-produced by Clint Eastwood, starring Ken Watanabe and Kazunari Ninomiya. The film portrays the Battle of Iwo Jima from ...more

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Jason Bourne is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Movies From Iceland
Jason Bourne Matt Damon, Tommy Lee Jones, Alicia Vikander Jason Bourne is a 2016 American action thriller film directed and written by Paul Greengrass and film editor Christopher Rouse. The fifth installment of the Bourne film series and the direct ...more

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After Earth is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Movies From Iceland
After Earth Will Smith, Zoë Kravitz, Jaden Smith One Thousand A.E. is 2013 Science Fiction written by Stephen Gaghan and Gary Whitta and directed by M. Night Shyamalan.

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Die Another Day is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Movies From Iceland
Die Another Day Madonna, Halle Berry, Pierce Brosnan Die Another Day is the twentieth spy film in the James Bond series, and the fourth and last film to star Pierce Brosnan as the fictional MI6 agent James Bond. The film follows Bond as he leads a ...more

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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, Kristen Wiig The Secret Life of Walter Mitty is a 2013 romantic adventure comedy-drama cult film directed by, produced by, and starring Ben Stiller. Gore Verbinski served as executive producer. This is the ...more

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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., Jude Law Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows is a 2011 British-American action mystery film directed by Guy Ritchie and produced by Joel Silver, Lionel Wigram, Susan Downey and Dan Lin. It is a sequel to ...more

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Niceland Peter Capaldi, Shauna Macdonald, Martin Compston Niceland (Population. 1.000.002) is an Icelandic film. In 2004, it took the Edda Award for "Screenplay of the Year". It was nominated for, but did not win, "Best Film".

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Beowulf & Grendel Gerard Butler, Stellan Skarsgård, Sarah Polley Beowulf & Grendel is a 2005 film loosely based on the Anglo-Saxon epic poem Beowulf. Filmed in Iceland and directed by Sturla Gunnarsson, it stars Gerard Butler as Beowulf, Stellan ...more

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No Such Thing Helen Mirren, Julie Christie, Sarah Polley No Such Thing is a 2001 United States-Icelandic film directed by Hal Hartley. It tells the story of Beatrice, a tabloid journalist whose fiancé is killed by a monster in Iceland. The ...more

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The Mahabharata Andrzej Seweryn, Erika Alexander, Georges Corraface The Mahabharata is a 1989 film version of the Indian epic based on the history of India [Citation needed], Mahabharata directed by Peter Brook. Brook's original 1985 stage play was 9 hours long, ...more

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Breaking the Waves Stellan Skarsgård, Emily Watson, Udo Kier Breaking the Waves is a 1996 drama, romance film directed by Lars von Trier.

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Contraband Kate Beckinsale, Mark Wahlberg, J.K. Simmons Contraband is an 2012 American action crime thriller film directed by Baltasar Kormákur, starring Mark Wahlberg, Kate Beckinsale, Ben Foster, Caleb Landry Jones, Giovanni Ribisi, Lukas ...more

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101 Reykjavík Victoria Abril, Baltasar Kormákur, Hilmir Snær Guðnason 101 Reykjavík is a 1996 novel by Hallgrímur Helgason which found international fame in 2000 when made into a film. Both are set in Reykjavík, Iceland. The film was directed ...more

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A Little Trip to Heaven Jeremy Renner, Julia Stiles, Forest Whitaker A Little Trip to Heaven is an Icelandic-American noir-inspired drama and thriller film from 2005, directed by Icelandic director of The Sea, Baltasar Kormákur. The film is set in the U.S. ...more

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The Best Intentions Max von Sydow, Pernilla August, Samuel Fröler The Best Intentions is a 1992 Swedish drama film directed by Bille August and written by Ingmar Bergman. It is semi-autobiographical and tells the story of the complex courtship of Bergman's ...more

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King Arthur: Legend of the Swo... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous Movies From Iceland
King Arthur: Legend of the Sword Charlie Hunnam, Jude Law, Àstrid Bergès-Frisbey King Arthur: Legend of the Sword is a 2017 Australian-American epic adventure drama film directed by Guy Ritchie. The young Arthur (Charlie Hunnam) runs the back passages of Londinium with his ...more

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Anima Guðmundur Ólafsson, Jörundur Ragnarsson, Sveinn Olafur Gunnarsson Anima is a 2012 short / drama film written by Jóhannes Nordal & Hallur Örn Árnason and directed by Hallur Örn Árnason.

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Oblivion is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous Movies From Iceland
Oblivion Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Olga Kurylenko Oblivion is a 2012 action and science fiction film written by Joseph Kosinski and William Monahan and directed by Joseph Kosinski.

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Transformers: Age of Extinctio... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous Movies From Iceland
Transformers: Age of Extinction Mark Wahlberg, Kelsey Grammer, Stanley Tucci Transformers: Age of Extinction is a 2014 3D science fiction action film based on the Transformers franchise. It is the fourth installment of the live-action Transformers film series and stars ...more

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The Tree of Life is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous Movies From Iceland
The Tree of Life Brad Pitt, Sean Penn, Jessica Chastain The Tree of Life is a 2011 American experimental drama film written and directed by Terrence Malick and starring Brad Pitt, Sean Penn, and Jessica Chastain. The film chronicles the origins and ...more

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The League of Extraordinary Ge... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous Movies From Iceland
The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen Sean Connery, Peta Wilson, Shane West The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, also promoted as LXG, is a 2003 superhero film loosely based on the first volume of the comic book series The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen by Alan ...more

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The Good Heart Brian Cox, Paul Dano, Stephanie Szostak The Good Heart is an Icelandic independent film written and directed by Dagur Kári, starring Brian Cox and Paul Dano. It debuted at the 2009 Toronto International Film Festival.

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Cold Fever Lili Taylor, Fisher Stevens, Seijun Suzuki Cold Fever is a 1995 Icelandic film directed by Friðrik Þór Friðriksson. It is a road movie set in Iceland and was the first of Friðrik's films to be made in the English ...more

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Dark Horse Nicolas Bro, Anders Hove, Thomas W. Gabrielsson Dark Horse is a 2005 Danish film directed by Dagur Kári about a young man, his best friend, and a girl. It was screened in the Un Certain Regard section at the 2005 Cannes Film Festival.

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Falcons Keith Carradine, Margrét Vilhjálmsdóttir, Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson Falcons, is the seventh film directed by Friðrik Þór Friðriksson. This film, released in 2002, is mostly in English language and therefore this drama is considered to be a ...more

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Journey to the Center of the E... is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous Movies From Iceland
Journey to the Center of the Earth Brendan Fraser, Josh Hutchersonm, Seth Meyers Journey to the Center of the Earth is a 2008 American 3-D science fantasy adventure film starring Brendan Fraser, Josh Hutcherson, and Anita Briem. It is not considered a sequel or a remake of ...more

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Noah is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous Movies From Iceland
Noah Emma Watson, Jennifer Connelly, Russell Crowe Noah is a 2014 American biblically inspired epic directed by Darren Aronofsky, written by Aronofsky and Ari Handel, and inspired by the story of Noah's Ark from the Book of Genesis. The film ...more

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Jar City Ágústa Eva Erlendsdóttir, Ingvar Eggert Sigurðsson, Erlendur Eiriksson Jar City is a 2006 Icelandic film directed by Baltasar Kormákur. It is based on Mýrin, a novel written by Arnaldur Indriðason and released in English as Jar City. ...more

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Noi the Albino Thröstur Leó Gunnarsson, Guðmundur Ólafsson, Tómas Lemarquis Noi the Albino is an Icelandic film by director Dagur Kári released in 2003. The film explores the life of teenage outsider Nói in a remote fishing village in western Iceland. It ...more

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Eleven Men Out Þorsteinn Bachmann, Erlendur Eiriksson, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson Eleven Men Out is comedy-drama directed by Robert Ingi Douglas. The film participated in the Toronto International Film Festival, the Berlin International Film Festival, and the Hawaii ...more

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White Whales Eggert Þorleifsson, Thorarinn Oskar Thorarinsson, Eggert Guðmundsson White Whales the third film directed by Icelandic director Friðrik Þór Friðriksson in 1987. Starring Eggert Guðmundsson, Þórarinn Óskar ...more