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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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  • 1
    Breaking the Waves

    Breaking the Waves

    Stellan Skarsgård, Emily Watson

    Released1996

    Directed byLars von Trier

    Breaking the Waves is a 1996 drama, romance film directed by Lars von Trier.

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  • 2
    Dogville

    Dogville

    Nicole Kidman, Lauren Bacall

    Released2003

    Directed byLars von Trier

    Dogville is a 2003 Danish drama film written and directed by Lars von Trier, and starring... more on Wikipedia

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  • 3
    Dancer in the Dark

    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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  • 4
    Flight of the Navigator

    Flight of the Navigator

    Sarah Jessica Parker, Paul Reubens

    Released1986

    Directed byRandal Kleiser

    Flight of the Navigator is a 1986 comic science fiction film directed by Randal Kleiser and... more on Wikipedia

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  • 5
    The Mahabharata

    The Mahabharata

    Andrzej Seweryn, Erika Alexander

    Released1989

    Directed byPeter Brook

    The Mahabharata is a 1989 film version of the Hindu epic Mahabharata directed by Peter Brook.... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    The Double Life of Véronique

    The Double Life of Véronique

    Irène Jacob, Philippe Volter

    Released1991

    Directed byKrzysztof Kieślowski

    The Double Life of Véronique is a 1991 French and Polish-language drama film directed by... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Brothers

    Brothers

    Connie Nielsen, Ulrich Thomsen

    Released2004

    Directed bySusanne Bier

    Brothers is a 2004 Danish drama film directed by Susanne Bier and written by Bier and Anders... more on Wikipedia

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  • 8
    The Witches

    The Witches

    Rowan Atkinson, Anjelica Huston

    Released1990

    Directed byNicolas Roeg

    The Witches is a 1990 comedy-fantasy film based on the book of the same name by Roald Dahl. It... more on Wikipedia

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  • 9
    Revolution

    Revolution

    Al Pacino, Annie Lennox

    Released1985

    Directed byHugh Hudson

    Revolution is a 1985 British historical drama film directed by Hugh Hudson, written by Robert... more on Wikipedia

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  • 10
    Arn – The Knight Templar

    Arn – The Knight Templar

    Stellan Skarsgård, Bibi Andersson

    Released2007

    Directed byPeter Flinth

    Arn – The Knight Templar is a 2007 epic film based on Jan Guillou's trilogy about the... more on Wikipedia

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  • 11
    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

    Noomi Rapace, Marika Lagercrantz

    Released2009

    Directed byNiels Arden Oplev

    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is a 2009 Swedish drama thriller film based on the novel of... more on Wikipedia

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  • 12
    The Beautiful Country

    The Beautiful Country

    Nick Nolte, Tim Roth

    Released2004

    Directed byHans Petter Moland

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  • 13
    Dead Snow

    Dead Snow

    Ane Dahl Torp, Bjørn Sundquist

    Released2009

    Directed byTommy Wirkola

    This film is a 2009 Norwegian zombie splatter film directed by Tommy Wirkola, starring... more on Wikipedia

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  • 14
    Factotum

    Factotum

    Marisa Tomei, Matt Dillon

    Released2005

    Directed byBent Hamer

    Factotum is a 2005 film directed by Bent Hamer, adapted from the novel of the same name by... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    90 Minutes

    90 Minutes

    Aksel Hennie, Bjørn Floberg

    Released2012

    Directed byEva Sørhaug

    90 Minutes is a 2012 drama film written and directed by Eva Sørhaug.
  • 16
    Aberdeen

    Aberdeen

    Lena Headey, Charlotte Rampling

    Released2000

    Directed byHans Petter Moland

    Aberdeen is a 2000 Norwegian-British drama film directed by Hans Petter Moland, starring... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    A Balloon for Allah

    A Balloon for Allah

    Nefise Özkal Lorentzen

    Released2011

    Directed byNefise Özkal Lorentzen

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  • 18
    101 Reykjavík

    101 Reykjavík

    Victoria Abril, Baltasar Kormákur

    Released2000

    Directed byBaltasar Kormákur

    101 Reykjavík is a 1996 novel by Hallgrímur Helgason which found international fame in 2000... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    I Am Dina

    I Am Dina

    Christopher Eccleston, Mads Mikkelsen

    Released2002

    Directed byOle Bornedal

    I Am Dina is a 2002 Swedish-Norwegian-Danish film directed by Ole Bornedal. It is based on the... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    Hamsun

    Hamsun

    Max von Sydow, Ghita Nørby

    Released1996

    Directed byJan Troell

    Hamsun is a 1996 Danish-Swedish-Norwegian-German drama directed by Jan Troell, about the later... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    After the Wedding

    After the Wedding

    Mads Mikkelsen, Rolf Lassgård

    Released2006

    Directed bySusanne Bier

    After the Wedding is a 2006 Danish drama directed by Susanne Bier, starring Mads Mikkelsen and... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    Free Jimmy

    Free Jimmy

    David Tennant, Woody Harrelson

    Released2006

    Directed byChristopher Nielsen

    Free Jimmy is a 2008 Norwegian/British computer adult animated comedy film first released in... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    Shipwrecked

    Shipwrecked

    Gabriel Byrne, Bjørn Sundquist

    Released1990

    Directed byNils Gaup

    Shipwrecked is a 1990 family action-adventure film. The film is a dramatization of Norwegian... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Metropia

    Metropia

    Alexander Skarsgård, Juliette Lewis

    Released2009

    Directed byTarik Saleh

    Metropia is a 2009 Swedish adult animated science-fiction film directed by Tarik Saleh. The... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Insomnia

    Insomnia

    Stellan Skarsgård, Maria Bonnevie

    Released1997

    Directed byErik Skjoldbjærg

    Insomnia is a 1997 Norwegian thriller film about a police detective investigating a murder in... more on Wikipedia