Best award winning movies with a lively pace from Iceland

Check out today’s highest ranked movies with a lively pace from Iceland! Looking for the greatest movies of all times? Here is the list of the best movies with a lively pace from Iceland, based on the crowd's interest and popular searches from the country.

1 Lamb (2021)

An Icelandic couple live with their herd of sheep on a beautiful but remote farm. When they discover a mysterious newborn on their land, they decide to keep it and raise it as their own. This unexpected development and the prospects of a new family brings them much joy before ultimately destroying them.

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2021-08-12 | Drama / Fantasy

Cast

Noomi Rapace, Hilmir Snær Guðnason

Rating

rating icon 6.482
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    gorgeous landscape
  2. Ranked #2 for
    bizarre
  3. Ranked #2 for
    undefinable subject

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2 A White, White Day (2019)

In a remote Icelandic town, an off duty police chief begins to suspect a local man to have had an affair with his wife, who has recently died in a car accident. Gradually his obsession for finding out the truth accumulates and inevitably begins to endanger himself and his loved ones. A story of grief, revenge and unconditional love.

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2019-07-25 | Drama

Cast

Ingvar E. Sigurðsson, Ída Mekkín Hlynsdóttir

Rating

rating icon 6.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    consoling
  2. Ranked #1 for
    ably portrayed
  3. Ranked #1 for
    deceptively simple

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3 Everything in the End (2021)

Stranded in a small village during Earth's final days, a man seeks solace in the brief human connections he encounters.

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2021-03-05 | Drama

Cast

Hugo de Sousa, Bergdis Julia Johannsdottir

Rating

rating icon 5.7
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    for meditation
  2. Ranked #1 for
    toned poem
  3. Ranked #2 for
    for rumination

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4 Rams (2015)

In a secluded valley in Iceland, Gummi and Kiddi live side by side, tending to their sheep. Their ancestral sheep-stock is considered one of the country’s best and the two brothers are repeatedly awarded for their prized rams who carry an ancient lineage. Although they share the land and a way of life, Gummi and Kiddi have not spoken to each other in four decades. When a lethal disease suddenly infects Kiddi’s sheep, the entire valley comes under threat. The authorities decide to cull all the animals in the area to contain the outbreak. But Gummi and Kiddi don’t give up so easily – and each brother tries to stave off the disaster in his own fashion: Kiddi by using his rifle and Gummi by using his wits.

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2015-05-28 | Drama

Cast

Sigurður Sigurjónsson, Theodór Júlíusson

Rating

rating icon 7.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #57 for
    like The Last Picture Show
  2. Ranked #164 for
    elegiac
  3. Ranked #178 for
    unhurried pace

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5 Against the Ice (2022)

In 1909, two explorers fight to survive after they're left behind while on a Danish expedition in ice-covered Greenland.

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2022-02-10 | Drama / Adventure

Cast

Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Joe Cole

Rating

rating icon 6.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    hostile
  2. Ranked #1 for
    glacial pace
  3. Ranked #2 for
    virtually unwatchable

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6 And Breathe Normally (2018)

At the edge of Iceland’s Reykjanes peninsula, two women’s lives will intersect – for a brief moment – while trapped in circumstances unforeseen. Between a struggling Icelandic mother and an asylum seeker from Guinea-Bissau, a delicate bond will form as both strategize to get their lives back on track.

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2018-08-17 | Drama

Cast

Kristín Þóra Haraldsdóttir, Babetida Sadjo

Rating

rating icon 6.735
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #205 for
    interconnected story
  2. Ranked #608 for
    valiant character
  3. Ranked #666 for
    fearless

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7 Last and First Men (2020)

As the end approaches inexorably, the last humans, living millions of years into the future, send a message to the humanity of the present that is both a plea for help and a warning, but also an epic tale of evolution, decline and hope.

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2020-02-25 | Drama / Science Fiction

Cast

Tilda Swinton

Rating

rating icon 6.445
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    architectural
  2. Ranked #1 for
    completely mesmerized
  3. Ranked #1 for
    dramatic structure

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8 Black's Game (2012)

In the mid to late '90s, the Reykjavik crime and drug scene saw a drastic change from a relatively small and innocent world into a much more aggressive and violent one.. The film tells the story of this change through the fictional gang of pushers that took control of Iceland's underworld.

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2012-03-11 | Drama / Crime

Cast

Thor Kristjansson, Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson

Rating

rating icon 6.0
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #40 for
    cross-cut editing
  2. Ranked #149 for
    potboiler
  3. Ranked #167 for
    Courtroom Drama

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9 The Amazing Truth About Queen Raquela (2008)

Raquela is a transsexual, or lady boy, from the Philippines, who dreams of escaping the streets of Cebu City for a fairy tale life in Paris. In order to make her dreams come true, she turns from prostitution toward the more lucrative business of Internet porn. Her success as a porn star brings new friends, including Valerie, a lady boy in Iceland, and Michael, the owner of the website Raquela works for. Valerie helps Raquela get as far as Iceland. From there, Michael offers her a rendezvous in Paris. Will Paris be everything she dreamed of? And will Michael turn out to be her Prince Charming?

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2008-03-07 | Documentary / Drama

Cast

Raquela Rios, Olivia Galudo

Rating

rating icon 4.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #320 for
    adequate supporting cast
  2. Ranked #486 for
    never slowing down
  3. Ranked #507 for
    frantic pace

Trailer

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10 Virgin Mountain (2015)

Fúsi finds comfort in the familiarity of his routines, until an involuntary dance class forces him to encounter the real world.

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2015-03-20 | Drama

Cast

Gunnar Jónsson, Ilmur Kristjánsdóttir

Rating

rating icon 7.2
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #156 for
    arthurian
  2. Ranked #242 for
    instantly gratifying
  3. Ranked #242 for
    chivalry

Trailer

Virgin Mountain trailer
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