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Famous Movies From Norway

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

A list made up of movies like The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo and Flight of the Navigator. This list answers the questions What movies were shot in Norway?"
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    Breaking the Waves

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

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    Nicole Kidman, Lauren Bacall
    Dogville is a 2003 Danish drama film written and directed by Lars von Trier, and starring...  more

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    Dancer in the Dark

    Björk, Catherine Deneuve
    Dancer in the Dark is a 2000 Danish musical drama film directed by Lars von Trier and starring...  more

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    Flight of the Navigator

    Sarah Jessica Parker, Paul Reubens
    Flight of the Navigator is a 1986 comic science fiction film directed by Randal Kleiser and...  more

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    The Mahabharata

    Andrzej Seweryn, Erika Alexander
    The Mahabharata is a 1989 film version of the Hindu epic Mahabharata directed by Peter Brook....  more
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    The Double Life of Véronique

    Irène Jacob, Philippe Volter
    The Double Life of Véronique is a 1991 French and Polish-language drama film directed by...  more

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    Connie Nielsen, Ulrich Thomsen
    Brothers is a 2004 Danish drama film directed by Susanne Bier and written by Bier and Anders...  more

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    The Witches

    Rowan Atkinson, Anjelica Huston
    The Witches is a 1990 comedy-fantasy film based on the book of the same name by Roald Dahl. It...  more

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    Al Pacino, Annie Lennox
    Revolution is a 1985 British historical drama film directed by Hugh Hudson, written by Robert...  more

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    Arn: The Knight Templar

    Stellan Skarsgård, Bibi Andersson
    Arn: The Knight Templar is a 2007 epic film based on Jan Guillou's trilogy about the fictional...  more
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    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

    Noomi Rapace, Marika Lagercrantz
    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is a 2009 Swedish drama thriller film based on the novel of...  more
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    The Beautiful Country

    Nick Nolte, Tim Roth
    The Beautiful Country is a 2004 Vietnam-related drama film set in 1990. It is directed by Hans...  more
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    Dead Snow

    Ane Dahl Torp, Bjørn Sundquist
    This film is a 2009 Norwegian zombie splatter film directed by Tommy Wirkola, starring...  more

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    Marisa Tomei, Matt Dillon
    Factotum is a 2005 film directed by Bent Hamer, adapted from the novel of the same name by...  more
  • 15

    90 Minutes

    Aksel Hennie, Bjørn Floberg
    90 Minutes is a 2012 drama film written and directed by Eva Sørhaug....
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    Lena Headey, Charlotte Rampling
    Aberdeen is a 2000 Norwegian-British drama film directed by Hans Petter Moland, starring...  more
  • 17

    A Balloon for Allah

    Nefise Özkal Lorentzen
    A Balloon for Allah is a 2011 documentary written and directed by Nefise Özkal Lorentzen....
  • 18

    101 Reykjavík

    Victoria Abril, Baltasar Kormákur
    101 Reykjavík is a 1996 novel by Hallgrímur Helgason which found international fame in 2000...  more
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    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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    Max von Sydow, Ghita Nørby
    Hamsun is a 1996 Danish-Swedish-Norwegian-German drama directed by Jan Troell, about the later...  more
  • 21

    After the Wedding

    Mads Mikkelsen, Rolf Lassgård
    After the Wedding is a 2006 Danish drama directed by Susanne Bier, starring Mads Mikkelsen and...  more
  • 22

    Free Jimmy

    David Tennant, Woody Harrelson
    Free Jimmy is a 2008 Norwegian/British computer adult animated comedy film first released in...  more
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    Gabriel Byrne, Bjørn Sundquist
    Shipwrecked is a 1990 family action-adventure film. The film is a dramatization of Norwegian...  more
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    Alexander Skarsgård, Juliette Lewis
    Metropia is a 2009 Swedish adult animated science-fiction film directed by Tarik Saleh. The...  more
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    Stellan Skarsgård, Maria Bonnevie
    Insomnia is a 1997 Norwegian thriller film about a police detective investigating a murder in...  more