Best award winning movies with distinctive directing from Denmark

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

1 Flee (2021)

Recounted mostly through animation to protect his identity, Amin looks back over his past as a child refugee from Afghanistan as he grapples with a secret he’s kept hidden for 20 years.

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2021-06-17 | Documentary / Animation

Cast

Amin Nawabi, Daniel Karimyar

Rating

rating icon 7.781
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    intermixed plot
  2. Ranked #2 for
    never faltering
  3. Ranked #2 for
    great cinematic achievement

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2 The Hunt (2012)

A teacher lives a lonely life, all the while struggling over his son’s custody. His life slowly gets better as he finds love and receives good news from his son, but his new luck is about to be brutally shattered by an innocent little lie.

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2012-06-13 | Drama

Cast

Mads Mikkelsen, Thomas Bo Larsen

Rating

rating icon 8.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #49 for
    tour de force
  2. Ranked #55 for
    innocent man
  3. Ranked #125 for
    proof positive

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3 Riders of Justice (2020)

Markus returns home to care for his daughter when his wife dies in a tragic train accident. However, when a survivor of the wreck surfaces and claims foul play, Markus suspects his wife was murdered and embarks on a mission to find those responsible.

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2020-11-19 | Action / Comedy

Cast

Mads Mikkelsen, Nikolaj Lie Kaas

Rating

rating icon 7.279
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    superb writing
  2. Ranked #1 for
    full of surprises
  3. Ranked #2 for
    techno-geek

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4 Holy Spider (2022)

A journalist descends into the dark underbelly of the Iranian holy city of Mashhad as she investigates the serial killings of sex workers by the so called "Spider Killer", who believes he is cleansing the streets of sinners.

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2022-07-13 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Zar Amir Ebrahimi, Mehdi Bajestani

Rating

rating icon 7.275
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    most riveting
  2. Ranked #1 for
    most thought-provoking
  3. Ranked #1 for
    morally dubious

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5 The Cave (2019)

Deep beneath the surface in the Syrian province of Ghouta, a group of female doctors have established an underground field hospital. Under the supervision of paediatrician Dr. Amani and her staff of doctors and nurses, hope is restored for some of the thousands of children and civilian victims of the ruthless Syrian civil war.

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2019-10-18 | Documentary

Cast

Amani Ballour, Salim Namour

Rating

rating icon 7.3
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #188 for
    evil tyrant
  2. Ranked #263 for
    Survival Movie
  3. Ranked #267 for
    gut-wrenching

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6 In a Better World (2010)

The lives of two Danish families cross each other, and an extraordinary but risky friendship comes into bud. But loneliness, frailty and sorrow lie in wait.

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2010-08-26 | Drama

Cast

Mikael Persbrandt, Trine Dyrholm

Rating

rating icon 7.1
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #6 for
    grease monkey
  2. Ranked #41 for
    punching bag
  3. Ranked #50 for
    with marital problems

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7 Italian for Beginners (2000)

Several lonely hearts in a semi-provincial suburb of a town in Denmark use a beginner's course in Italian as the platform to meet the romance of their lives. The film, which unspools the connections and family drama shared between the students, complies with several aesthetic principles of Dogme 95 movement.

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2000-12-07 | Comedy / Drama

Cast

Peter Gantzler, Ann Eleonora Jørgensen

Rating

rating icon 6.5
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #96 for
    natural light
  2. Ranked #97 for
    cathartic
  3. Ranked #180 for
    hand-held shot

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8 Submarino (2010)

As children, Nick and his little brother take care of their baby brother while their mother drinks herself senseless. But the baby dies, and both brothers blame themselves. Many years later, Nick is out of prison after serving time for an assault. He drinks, lives in a shelter and tries to help an old friend. When their mother dies, Nick meets his brother at the funeral. The brother, who remains nameless, is a single father to a young boy, but also supports a drug habit that is spiraling out of control. When an opportunity presents itself, he becomes a drug dealer to secure his son's future. Eventually, the two brothers meet again.

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2010-03-25 | Drama

Cast

Jakob Cedergren, Peter Plaugborg

Rating

rating icon 7.075
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #166 for
    little scary
  2. Ranked #171 for
    strange twist
  3. Ranked #210 for
    social realism

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9 The Shadow in My Eye (2021)

On March 21st, 1945, the British Royal Air Force set out on a mission to bomb Gestapo's headquarters in Copenhagen. The raid had fatal consequences as some of the bombers accidentally targeted a school and more than 120 people were killed, 86 of whom were children.

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2021-10-28 | War / Drama

Cast

Bertram Bisgaard Enevoldsen, Ester Birch

Rating

rating icon 7.8
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #1 for
    undeniably talented cast
  2. Ranked #1 for
    tragic
  3. Ranked #1 for
    erudite character

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10 The Element of Crime (1984)

Fisher, an ex-detective, decides to take one final case when a mysterious serial killer claims the lives of several young girls. Fisher, unable to find the culprit, turns to Osbourne, a writer who was once respected for his contributions to the field of criminology. Fisher begins to use Osbourne's technique, which involves empathizing with serial killers; however, as the detective becomes increasingly engrossed in this method, things take a disturbing turn.

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1984-05-14 | Crime / Drama

Cast

Michael Elphick, Esmond Knight

Rating

rating icon 6.4
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People's Taste Ranking

  1. Ranked #10 for
    sepia tone
  2. Ranked #54 for
    symmetry plots
  3. Ranked #59 for
    orwellian

Trailer

The Element of Crime trailer
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