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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Stellan Skarsgård, Emily Watson, Udo Kier
Breaking the Waves is a 1996 drama, romance film directed by Lars von Trier.
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Nicole Kidman, Lauren Bacall, John Hurt
Dogville is a 2003 Danish drama film written and directed by Lars von Trier, and starring Nicole Kidman, Lauren Bacall, Chloë Sevigny, Paul Bettany, Stellan Skarsgård, Udo Kier, Ben ...more
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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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Sarah Jessica Parker, Paul Reubens, Veronica Cartwright
Flight of the Navigator is a 1986 comic science fiction film directed by Randal Kleiser and written by Mark H. Baker and Michael Burton, about David Freeman, a 12-year-old boy who is taken by an ...more
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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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Irène Jacob, Philippe Volter, Sandrine Dumas
The Double Life of Véronique is a 1991 French and Polish-language drama film directed by Krzysztof Kieślowski and starring Irène Jacob. Written by Kieślowski and Krzysztof ...more
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Connie Nielsen, Ulrich Thomsen, Hassani Shapi
Brothers is a 2004 Danish drama film directed by Susanne Bier and written by Bier and Anders Thomas Jensen. It stars Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Connie Nielsen and Ulrich Thomsen. The film was remade as ...more
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Rowan Atkinson, Anjelica Huston, Brenda Blethyn
The Witches is a 1990 comedy-fantasy film based on the book of the same name by Roald Dahl. It was directed by Nicolas Roeg and produced by Jim Henson Productions for Lorimar Film Entertainment ...more
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Al Pacino, Annie Lennox, Donald Sutherland
Revolution is a 1985 British historical drama film directed by Hugh Hudson, written by Robert Dillon, and starring Al Pacino, Donald Sutherland, and Nastassja Kinski. The film stars Pacino as a ...more
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Stellan Skarsgård, Bibi Andersson, Vincent Pérez
Arn – The Knight Templar is a 2007 epic film based on Jan Guillou's trilogy about the fictional Swedish Knight Templar Arn Magnusson. The film was released in December 2007 and the sequel, Arn – ...more
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Noomi Rapace, Marika Lagercrantz, Lena Endre
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is a 2009 Swedish drama thriller film based on the novel of the same name by Swedish author/journalist Stieg Larsson. It is the first book in the trilogy known as ...more
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Nick Nolte, Tim Roth, Bai Ling
The Beautiful Country is a 2004 Vietnam-related drama film set in 1990. It is directed by Hans Petter Moland and starring Damien Nguyen, Nick Nolte, Bai Ling, Chau Thi Kim Xuan, Tim Roth, Anh ...more
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Ane Dahl Torp, Bjørn Sundquist, Vegar Hoel
This film is a 2009 Norwegian zombie splatter film directed by Tommy Wirkola, starring Charlotte Frogner, Stig Frode Henriksen, Vegar Hoel, Jeppe Laursen, Evy Kasseth Røsten, Jenny ...more
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Marisa Tomei, Matt Dillon, Lili Taylor
Factotum is a 2005 film directed by Bent Hamer, adapted from the novel of the same name by Charles Bukowski. The script also makes use of Bukowski's poems published in What Matters Is How Well ...more
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90 Minutes Aksel Hennie, Bjørn Floberg, Pia Tjelta
90 Minutes is a 2012 drama film written and directed by Eva Sørhaug.
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Lena Headey, Charlotte Rampling, Stellan Skarsgård
Aberdeen is a 2000 Norwegian-British drama film directed by Hans Petter Moland, starring Stellan Skarsgård, Lena Headey and Charlotte Rampling.
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A Balloon for Allah Nefise Özkal Lorentzen
A Balloon for Allah is a 2011 documentary written and directed by Nefise Özkal Lorentzen.
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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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Christopher Eccleston, Mads Mikkelsen, Gérard Depardieu
I Am Dina is a 2002 Swedish-Norwegian-Danish film directed by Ole Bornedal. It is based on the 1989 book Dinas bok by Herbjørg Wassmo. The movie was one of the most high-profile in ...more
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Max von Sydow, Ghita Nørby, Jesper Christensen
Hamsun is a 1996 Danish-Swedish-Norwegian-German drama directed by Jan Troell, about the later life of the Norwegian author Knut Hamsun, who together with his wife Marie Hamsun, went from being ...more
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Mads Mikkelsen, Rolf Lassgård, Sidse Babett Knudsen
After the Wedding is a 2006 Danish drama directed by Susanne Bier, starring Mads Mikkelsen and Sidse Babett Knudsen. The film was a critical and popular success and was nominated for the Academy ...more
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David Tennant, Woody Harrelson, Simon Pegg
Free Jimmy is a 2008 Norwegian/British computer adult animated comedy film first released in Norwegian in 2006, and later in English in 2008. The film was written and directed by acclaimed ...more
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Gabriel Byrne, Bjørn Sundquist, Joachim Rafaelsen
Shipwrecked is a 1990 family action-adventure film. The film is a dramatization of Norwegian author Oluf Falck-Ytter's book Haakon Haakonsen: En Norsk Robinson. In Norway, it was titled ...more
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Alexander Skarsgård, Juliette Lewis, Stellan Skarsgård
Metropia is a 2009 Swedish adult animated science-fiction film directed by Tarik Saleh. The screenplay was written by Fredrik Edin, Stig Larsson, and Tarik Saleh after a story by Tarik Saleh, ...more
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Stellan Skarsgård, Maria Bonnevie, Sverre Anker Ousdal
Insomnia is a 1997 Norwegian thriller film about a police detective investigating a murder in a town located above the Arctic Circle. The investigation goes horribly wrong when he mistakenly ...more