Most Popular Feature Films With Primary Language Swedish


1. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)

R | 152 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

7.8
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76 Metascore

A journalist is aided by a young female hacker in his search for the killer of a woman who has been dead for forty years.

Director: Niels Arden Oplev | Stars: Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace, Ewa Fröling, Lena Endre

Votes: 187,451 | Gross: $10.10M

2. En man som heter Ove (2015)

PG-13 | 116 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.7
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70 Metascore

Ove, an ill-tempered, isolated retiree who spends his days enforcing block association rules and visiting his wife's grave, has finally given up on life just as an unlikely friendship develops with his boisterous new neighbors.

Director: Hannes Holm | Stars: Rolf Lassgård, Bahar Pars, Filip Berg, Ida Engvoll

Votes: 29,607 | Gross: $3.36M

3. Let the Right One In (2008)

R | 115 min | Drama, Horror, Romance

7.9
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82 Metascore

Oskar, an overlooked and bullied boy, finds love and revenge through Eli, a beautiful but peculiar girl.

Director: Tomas Alfredson | Stars: Kåre Hedebrant, Lina Leandersson, Per Ragnar, Henrik Dahl

Votes: 185,891 | Gross: $2.12M

4. Turist (2014)

R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama

7.3
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A family vacationing in the French Alps is confronted with a devastating avalanche.

Director: Ruben Östlund | Stars: Johannes Kuhnke, Lisa Loven Kongsli, Clara Wettergren, Vincent Wettergren

Votes: 36,259 | Gross: $1.36M

5. Fanny and Alexander (1982)

R | 188 min | Drama

8.1
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100 Metascore

Two young Swedish children experience the many comedies and tragedies of their family, the Ekdahls.

Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Bertil Guve, Pernilla Allwin, Kristina Adolphson, Börje Ahlstedt

Votes: 47,468 | Gross: $4.97M

6. The Seventh Seal (1957)

Not Rated | 96 min | Drama, Fantasy

8.2
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A man seeks answers about life, death, and the existence of God as he plays chess against the Grim Reaper during the Black Plague.

Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Max von Sydow, Gunnar Björnstrand, Bengt Ekerot, Nils Poppe

Votes: 126,623

7. Kiss Me (2011)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, Romance

6.9
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A young woman engaged to be married finds herself in an affair with her soon-to-be stepmother's lesbian daughter.

Director: Alexandra-Therese Keining | Stars: Ruth Vega Fernandez, Liv Mjönes, Krister Henriksson, Lena Endre

Votes: 7,480

8. Persona (1966)

Not Rated | 83 min | Drama, Thriller

8.1
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A nurse is put in charge of a mute actress and finds that their personas are melding together.

Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Bibi Andersson, Liv Ullmann, Margaretha Krook, Gunnar Björnstrand

Votes: 73,037

9. Ted - För kärlekens skull (2018)

120 min | Biography

7.7
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The life of Swedish pop star Ted Gärdestad.

Director: Hannes Holm | Stars: Jonas Karlsson, Adam Pålsson, Happy Jankell, Maria Kulle

Votes: 344

10. The Girl Who Played with Fire (2009)

R | 129 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.2
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66 Metascore

As computer hacker Lisbeth and journalist Mikael investigate a sex-trafficking ring, Lisbeth is accused of three murders, causing her to go on the run while Mikael works to clear her name.

Director: Daniel Alfredson | Stars: Noomi Rapace, Michael Nyqvist, Lena Endre, Peter Andersson

Votes: 79,934 | Gross: $9.08M

11. Sameblod (2016)

110 min | Drama

7.5
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79 Metascore

Elle Marja, 14, is a reindeer-breeding Sámi girl. Exposed to the racism of the 1930's and race biology examinations at her boarding school, she starts dreaming of another life. To achieve ... See full summary »

Director: Amanda Kernell | Stars: Lene Cecilia Sparrok, Mia Erika Sparrok, Maj-Doris Rimpi, Julius Fleischanderl

Votes: 2,383

12. The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (2009)

R | 147 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

7.3
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60 Metascore

Lisbeth is recovering in a hospital and awaiting trial for three murders when she is released. Mikael must prove her innocence, but Lisbeth must be willing to share the details of her sordid experiences with the court.

Director: Daniel Alfredson | Stars: Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace, Lena Endre, Annika Hallin

Votes: 58,197 | Gross: $5.19M

13. The Sacrifice (1986)

PG | 149 min | Drama

8.1
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At the dawn of World War III, a man searches for a way to restore peace to the world and finds he must give something in return.

Director: Andrei Tarkovsky | Stars: Erland Josephson, Susan Fleetwood, Allan Edwall, Guðrún Gísladóttir

Votes: 17,113 | Gross: $0.30M

14. The 100 Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared (2013)

R | 114 min | Adventure, Comedy

7.1
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58 Metascore

After living a long and colorful life, Allan Karlsson finds himself stuck in a nursing home. On his 100th birthday, he leaps out a window and begins an unexpected journey.

Director: Felix Herngren | Stars: Robert Gustafsson, Iwar Wiklander, David Wiberg, Mia Skäringer

Votes: 32,157 | Gross: $1.08M

15. Arn: Tempelriddaren (2007)

R | 139 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.6
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Arn, the son of a high-ranking Swedish nobleman is educated in a monastery and sent to the Holy Land as a knight templar to do penance for a forbidden love.

Director: Peter Flinth | Stars: Joakim Nätterqvist, Sofia Helin, Stellan Skarsgård, Michael Nyqvist

Votes: 19,159

16. Avalon (2011)

Not Rated | 79 min | Drama, Thriller

5.4
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Janne, a 60 year old party promoter is arranging a nightclub at the annual tennis week in the small coastal town of Båstad, where he also teams up with his older sister Jackie. But an ... See full summary »

Director: Axel Petersén | Stars: Johannes Brost, Peter Carlberg, Léonore Ekstrand, Charlotte Wandt

Votes: 1,083

17. Wild Strawberries (1957)

Not Rated | 91 min | Drama, Romance

8.2
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After living a life marked by coldness, an aging professor is forced to confront the emptiness of his existence.

Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Victor Sjöström, Bibi Andersson, Ingrid Thulin, Gunnar Björnstrand

Votes: 72,016

18. Solsidan (2017)

104 min | Comedy, Drama

6.9
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In this movie adaptation of the TV-Show by the same name, we join the three couples in a comedy about divorces, love, child longing, weird parents and unwritten bathing rules in Torekov.

Directors: Felix Herngren, Måns Herngren | Stars: Josephine Bornebusch, Malin Cederblad, Henrik Dorsin, Frida Hallgren

Votes: 865

19. Show Me Love (1998)

Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.6
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73 Metascore

Two teenage girls in small-town Sweden. Elin is beautiful, popular, and bored with life. Agnes is friendless, sad, and secretly in love with Elin.

Director: Lukas Moodysson | Stars: Alexandra Dahlström, Rebecka Liljeberg, Erica Carlson, Mathias Rust

Votes: 45,137 | Gross: $0.17M

20. Evil (2003)

Not Rated | 113 min | Drama

7.8
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61 Metascore

A teenage boy expelled from school for fighting arrives at a boarding school where the systematic bullying of younger students is encouraged as a means to maintain discipline, and decides to fight back.

Director: Mikael Håfström | Stars: Andreas Wilson, Henrik Lundström, Gustaf Skarsgård, Linda Zilliacus

Votes: 32,161 | Gross: $0.02M

21. Hotell (2013)

97 min | Drama

6.4
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Erika has it all: a good job, lots of friends and a secure relationship. Until the day it all falls apart. Suddenly this perfect life means nothing, and the feelings she once was able to ... See full summary »

Director: Lisa Langseth | Stars: Alicia Vikander, David Dencik, Anna Bjelkerud, Mira Eklund

Votes: 1,889

22. Vi (2013)

92 min | Drama

5.3
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This is a story of IDA and KRISTER. It's about a relationship that goes to hell. They are both crazy in love but manage to strangle the supply of oxygen and adapt to each other in a way that will lead to catastrophic consequences.

Director: Mani Maserrat Agah | Stars: Gustaf Skarsgård, Anna Åström, Rebecca Ferguson, Kevin Vaz

Votes: 750

23. Himlen är oskyldigt blå (2010)

110 min | Drama

6.6
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Coming of age film that takes place in the Swedish archipelago during 70s about young Martin (Bill Skarsgård) who gets a summer job working at a hotel. The hotel manager Gösta (Peter Dalle)... See full summary »

Director: Hannes Holm | Stars: Bill Skarsgård, Peter Dalle, Josefin Ljungman, Amanda Ooms

Votes: 2,800

24. Till det som är vackert (2010)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama

7.0
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Katarina is 20 years old. With a troubled past in a dreary suburb, her life seems to be already set in stone - until she discovers music. Everything changes when she hears a performance of ... See full summary »

Director: Lisa Langseth | Stars: Alicia Vikander, Samuel Fröler, Josephine Bauer, Martin Wallström

Votes: 3,269

25. Lust och fägring stor (1995)

Unrated | 130 min | Drama, Romance, War

7.0
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Malmö, Sweden during the Second World War. Stig is a 15 year old pupil on the verge of adulthood. Viola is 37 years old and his teacher. He is attracted by her beauty and maturity. She is ... See full summary »

Director: Bo Widerberg | Stars: Johan Widerberg, Marika Lagercrantz, Tomas von Brömssen, Karin Huldt

Votes: 4,567

26. Änglagård - Andra sommaren (1994)

137 min | Comedy, Drama

5.3
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Fanny and Zack is back, after she inherited Änglagård last year. Everytone looks forward to their new stay. Axel has told Fanny he is her father, but who else? Ivar also thinks he is her father. Be ready for expectations and confusions.

Director: Colin Nutley | Stars: Helena Bergström, Rikard Wolff, Ernst Günther, Tord Peterson

Votes: 1,731

27. Operation Ragnarök (2018)

99 min | Action, Drama, Thriller | Completed

A town in the south of Sweden is isolated after a viral outbreak. The Swedes and immigrants still inside must band together to survive the onslaught.

Director: Fredrik Hiller | Stars: Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson, Björn Bengtsson, Bahar Pars, Malin Arvidsson

28. Cries & Whispers (1972)

R | 91 min | Drama

8.2
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When a woman dying of cancer in early twentieth-century Sweden is visited by her two sisters, long-repressed feelings between the siblings rise to the surface.

Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Harriet Andersson, Liv Ullmann, Kari Sylwan, Ingrid Thulin

Votes: 22,542

29. Call Girl (2012)

140 min | Drama, Thriller

6.5
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A young girl is recruited from the bottom rung of society into a ruthless world where power can get you anything.

Director: Mikael Marcimain | Stars: Sofia Karemyr, Simon J. Berger, Josefin Asplund, Pernilla August

Votes: 3,933

30. Jönssonligan - Den perfekta stöten (2015)

91 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

5.6
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Charles Ingvar Jönsson gathers three criminals to take vengeance upon the people who killed his uncle.

Director: Alain Darborg | Stars: Simon J. Berger, Alexander Karim, Torkel Petersson, Susanne Thorson

Votes: 1,703

31. Snabba cash (2010)

R | 124 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.7
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75 Metascore

When JW becomes a drug runner in order to maintain his double life, his fate becomes tied to two other men: Jorge, a fugitive on the run from both the Serbian mafia and the police, and mafia enforcer Mrado, who is on the hunt for Jorge.

Director: Daniel Espinosa | Stars: Joel Kinnaman, Matias Varela, Dragomir Mrsic, Lisa Henni

Votes: 14,733 | Gross: $0.19M

32. Autumn Sonata (1978)

PG | 99 min | Drama, Music

8.3
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A married daughter who longs for her mother's love is visited by the latter, a successful concert pianist.

Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Ingrid Bergman, Liv Ullmann, Lena Nyman, Halvar Björk

Votes: 17,772

33. Göta kanal eller Vem drog ur proppen? (1981)

99 min | Comedy

5.7
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To get an order for 1,000 yachts from a middle-east sheik, two boat companies have to race 'Göta kanal', a canal through Sweden, east to west. There are no rules in this game and the winner gets the order.

Director: Hans Iveberg | Stars: Kim Anderzon, Janne Carlsson, Stig Ossian Ericson, Yvonne Lombard

Votes: 3,014

34. I rymden finns inga känslor (I) (2010)

85 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.1
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A younger brother with Aspergers syndrome helps his older brother find a girlfriend.

Director: Andreas Öhman | Stars: Bill Skarsgård, Martin Wallström, Cecilia Forss, Sofie Hamilton

Votes: 6,962

35. The 101-Year-Old Man Who Skipped Out on the Bill and Disappeared (2016)

108 min | Adventure, Comedy, Crime

6.4
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The 101 year old man Allan Karlsson goes through Europe in search for a Russian soda recipe he lost during the early 70s. Unfortunately, he is not the only one who is looking for it.

Directors: Felix Herngren, Måns Herngren | Stars: Crystal the Monkey, Colin McFarlane, Robert Gustafsson, Jens Hultén

Votes: 2,554

36. Ronja Robbersdaughter (1984)

126 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

7.3
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Borka and his band and Mattis's band of robbers are rivals. Birk, his parents and their band live in the wild in Mattisforrest. They move in to Metis-stronghold, which belonged to his ... See full summary »

Director: Tage Danielsson | Stars: Hanna Zetterberg, Dan Håfström, Börje Ahlstedt, Lena Nyman

Votes: 9,238

37. The Silence (1963)

R | 96 min | Drama

8.0
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Two estranged sisters, Ester and Anna, and Anna's 10-year-old son travel to the Central European country on the verge of war. Ester becomes seriously ill and the three of them move into a hotel in a small town called Timoka.

Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Ingrid Thulin, Gunnel Lindblom, Birger Malmsten, Håkan Jahnberg

Votes: 13,702

38. Cirkeln (2015)

144 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

5.9
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An otherworldly evil is slipping into a small town in Sweden. Six unrelated girls have been chosen to fight this evil. Together they must overcome their differences in order to save themselves and the world.

Director: Levan Akin | Stars: Josefin Asplund, Helena Engström, Miranda Frydman, Irma von Platen

Votes: 2,223

39. En duva satt på en gren och funderade på tillvaron (2014)

PG-13 | 101 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

7.0
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81 Metascore

Sam and Jonathan, a pair of hapless novelty salesman, embark on a tour of the human condition in reality and fantasy that unfold in a series of absurdist episodes.

Director: Roy Andersson | Stars: Holger Andersson, Nils Westblom, Viktor Gyllenberg, Lotti Törnros

Votes: 12,630 | Gross: $0.22M

40. De ofrivilliga (2008)

98 min | Drama

7.1
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74 Metascore

In several unrelated stories, the consequences of putting ones foot down - or failing to do so - are explored.

Director: Ruben Östlund | Stars: Villmar Björkman, Linnea Cart-Lamy, Leif Edlund, Sara Eriksson

Votes: 3,893

41. I Am Curious (Yellow) (1967)

X | 121 min | Drama

6.1
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Lena, aged twenty, wants to know all she can about life and reality. She collects information on everyone and everything, storing her findings in an enormous archive. She experiments with ... See full summary »

Director: Vilgot Sjöman | Stars: Lena Nyman, Vilgot Sjöman, Börje Ahlstedt, Peter Lindgren

Votes: 3,044 | Gross: $20.24M

42. Summer with Monika (1953)

R | 96 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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A pair of teenagers meet one summer day, start a reckless affair and abandon their families to be with one another.

Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Harriet Andersson, Lars Ekborg, Dagmar Ebbesen, Åke Fridell

Votes: 8,989

43. Hamilton: I nationens intresse (2012)

Not Rated | 109 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

6.3
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Special agent Hamilton goes undercover and joins a Russian mafia organization that smuggles swedish weapons to terrorists. Suddenly they are attacked by unknown group of heavily armed men ... See full summary »

Director: Kathrine Windfeld | Stars: Mikael Persbrandt, Saba Mubarak, Pernilla August, Jason Flemyng

Votes: 7,175

44. Det vita folket (2015)

82 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

4.4
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In Sweden of today, Alex is among a group of people carried in an underground "prison" waiting for their expulsion from the country. We do not know to where, do not know why.

Director: Lisa Aschan | Stars: Vera Vitali, Pernilla August, Issaka Sawadogo, Aliette Opheim

Votes: 235

45. Through a Glass Darkly (1961)

Not Rated | 89 min | Drama

8.1
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Recently released from a mental hospital; Karin rejoins her emotionally disconnected family and their island home, only to slip from reality as she begins to believe she is being visited by God.

Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Harriet Andersson, Gunnar Björnstrand, Max von Sydow, Lars Passgård

Votes: 17,371

46. Arn: Riket vid vägens slut (2008)

128 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.6
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The Knight Arn is sent on a last mission against Saladin. He has to win this battle, before he can go home to Sweden, and finally marry his Cecilia and start a family. But the peace back home is threatened by the Danes.

Director: Peter Flinth | Stars: Joakim Nätterqvist, Sofia Helin, Stellan Skarsgård, Bibi Andersson

Votes: 6,646

47. As It Is in Heaven (2004)

133 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.6
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A successful international conductor suddenly interrupts his career and returns alone to his childhood village in Norrland, in the far north of Sweden. It doesn't take long before he is ... See full summary »

Director: Kay Pollak | Stars: Michael Nyqvist, Frida Hallgren, Helen Sjöholm, Lennart Jähkel

Votes: 14,580 | Gross: $0.01M

48. Play (I) (2011)

118 min | Drama

7.1
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81 Metascore

An astute observation based on real cases of bullying. In central Gothenburg, Sweden, a group of boys, aged 12-14, robbed other children on about 40 occasions between 2006 and 2008. The ... See full summary »

Director: Ruben Östlund | Stars: Anas Abdirahman, Sebastian Blyckert, Yannick Diakité, Sebastian Hegmar

Votes: 3,573

49. Sånger från andra våningen (2000)

Not Rated | 98 min | Comedy, Drama

7.7
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76 Metascore

Where are we humans going? A film poem inspired by the Peruvian poet César Vallejo. We meet people in the city. People trying to communicate, searching compassion and get the connection of small and large things.

Director: Roy Andersson | Stars: Lars Nordh, Stefan Larsson, Bengt C.W. Carlsson, Torbjörn Fahlström

Votes: 14,403 | Gross: $0.00M

50. Pippi Longstocking (1969)

G | 99 min | Adventure, Family

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Pippi Longstocking, a super-strong redheaded little girl, moves into her father's cottage Villa Villekulla, and has adventures with her next-door neighbors Tommy and Annika in this compilation film of the classic Swedish TV series.

Director: Olle Hellbom | Stars: Inger Nilsson, Maria Persson, Pär Sundberg, Margot Trooger

Votes: 3,244