Top 30 Greatest Norwegian Movies of All Time. A list of Norwegian Movies made by Norwegian Movies studios. You should check out these Norwegian Movies. These Norwegian Movies will give you a lot of fun and practice.
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Director: Roar Uthaug
Geologist Kristian Eikjord controls the movement of fjords and mountains. He bids his coworkers farewell because he is relocating to Stavanger with his family to work in the oil sector. As he exits the station, he is intrigued to see that two sensors point to an unusual movement of the subsurface water. Sondre, his teenage son, and Julia, his young daughter, are waiting for the ferry to Stavanger when Kristian decides to head back to the station.
He and his colleague Jacob investigate the sensors by helicopter and discover that the wires are damaged. An avalanche is about to occur, as Jacob and his supervisor Arvid learn when they return to the scene later for more research. Arvid gives the order to activate the warning siren in Geiranger. When Kristian and Julia hear the alarm, he phones his wife Idun, who works at the nearby hotel, to tell her and Sondre to seek higher ground because a tsunami will hit Geiranger in a short while.
Director: John Andreas Andersen
Geologist Kristian Eikjord is gearing up to appear on a talk show a year after the rock slide in Geiranger and is being hailed as a hero for saving hundreds of lives during the disaster. After three years. He is estranged from Sondre and Julia since Idun is divorcing him. While his family resides in Oslo, Kristian lives alone in the largely renovated Geiranger. At the Radisson Blu Hotel Plaza, Idun has a new position as a hotel employee.
Director: André Øvredal
Based on old Norwegian mythology, MORTAL is a fantasy adventure origin story about a young man named Eric who realizes he possesses godlike abilities. Eric kills a teenager inexplicably while hiding out in the forest of western Norway. He is then apprehended. He meets Christine, a young psychologist who is attempting to determine what transpired, before being questioned. She sympathizes with Eric and has faith in him. The American embassy soon arrives and demands that Eric be extradited, but he escapes with Christine. Eric ultimately understands who or what he truly is while on the run from Norwegian and American authorities.
4. Troll (2022)
Director: Roar Uthaug
When Nora Tidemann was a young child, her father Tobias taught her the legend of the trolls and how the nearby mountains came to be. In one tale, Nora nearly “sees” the faces of the trolls carved out of the rock. After being imprisoned for a millennium, something enormous rises deep below the Dovre mountain in Norway. The beast, which is destroying everything in its path, is rapidly nearing the Norwegian capital, and city dwellers are attempting to halt what they believed to be an invention of Norwegian legend.
5. The 12th Man (2017)
Director: Harald Zwart
Eleven were murdered by the Nazis. The one that got away is a genuine story, and this is it. Jan Baalsrud, one of the 12 saboteurs deployed from England to Nazi-occupied Northern Norway in 1943, is the subject of a true World War II narrative. The Germans sink their boat, and Jan flees toward Sweden, which is a neutral country. But it turns out that the harsh weather may be a greater threat than the Nazi patrols.
Director: Tommy Wirkola
A group of pals head to the mountains and set up camp in the backcountry. A mysterious elderly man suddenly disturbs their calm by explaining that during World War II, Nazi invaders used violent and severe methods of control until, according to folklore, a villager uprising drove the invaders up into the cold, dark mountains, where they perished. However, there is currently a rumor claiming that they made a comeback as wicked Nazi zombies.
7. Headhunters (2011)
Director: Morten Tyldum
Roger manages human resources for a major corporation. He also has a lovely home and a stunning wife named Dian who runs an art gallery. But he indulges himself more than he ought to. He works a second job stealing art to keep doing this. Roger is hiring for Pathfinder, and Diana connects him to Clas, a former executive for a GPS technology business that wants to work for them. He is not only the ideal candidate for the position at Roger’s business, but he also owns a priceless picture. When Roger spots a chance, he seizes it and starts formulating his biggest hit. However, what Class meets at home will make it very challenging for him to leave.
8. Kon-Tiki (2012)
Director: Joachim Rønning, Espen Sandberg
The world was enthralled in 1947 as young Norwegian explorer Thor Heyerdahl set off on an incredible trip that involved sailing the raft “Kon-Tiki” 4,300 nautical miles across the Pacific Ocean. Thor had a suspicion that ancient South Americans from thousands of miles to the east had colonized the South Sea Islands when he and his wife Liv were living there. Thor decided to sail the fabled journey personally to verify his theory despite his inability to swim and his phobia of the water.
Director: Joachim Trier
Thelma, a sheltered biology freshman, and fervent Christian, has recently registered at an Oslo university against the wishes of her strict parents. She is embarking on a new life away from home and leaves the remote Norwegian countryside for the first time. Being tangibly lonely, Thelma’s hazy horizons will be widened by a casual conversation and one unexpected friendship with the stunning fellow student, Anja; however, as the glacially alluring misfit struggles with an onslaught of novel feelings, gradually, an unheard-of psychosomatic manifestation of repressed emotions start to take over. Thelma’s past is shrouded in mystery, and the more she tries to reject her vague longing, the more violently violent her trembling awakening becomes.
10. The Innocents (2021)
Director: Eskil Vogt
During the summer break, four kids become close friends and learn that they each possess secret abilities that are concealed from adults. Their harmless play turns dark and strange things start to happen as they test their newfound talents in the neighboring playgrounds and woodlands.
Director: Gunnar Vikene
Alfred, a working-class newlywed father of three from Bergen, and his childhood friend are working on a commercial ship in the middle of the Atlantic when World War II begins. Their ship is suddenly attacked by German submarines, and they find themselves on the front lines, fighting without weapons and in civilian clothing. We also follow Alfred’s wife and kids as they go about their daily lives in Bergen throughout the war.
12. Hawaii, Oslo (2004)
Director: Erik Poppe
The tale of a few individuals who happen to meet paths on Oslo’s warmest day of the year without necessarily knowing one another. First-time parents Frode and Milla are told their child won’t live very long. A faded musician named Bobbie-Pop makes a suicide attempt. An institutionalized kleptomaniac named Leon is anticipating the arrival of Sa, with whom he has an engagement ring and a 10-year contract to wed. For his birthday, Leon’s brother Trygve picks him up from the facility, but Tryge intends to utilize this time off from prison to flee. Additionally, Leon’s best friend at the facility, the angel Vidar, can see things that others cannot and may be able to save everyone.
13. I Am Dina (2002)
Director: Ole Bornedal
A young girl named Dina inadvertently kills her mother in Norway in the 1860s. She is left in the hands of the home employees after her father, overcomes grief, and declines to raise her. Tomas the stableboy is Dina’s lone buddy as she grows up and becomes wild and uncontrollable. She conjures the ghost of her mother and begins to have an odd fascination with dying while yet being passionate about life.
Jacob, a close family friend, advises Dina’s father to employ Lorch, an instructor who teaches Dina the cello. When Dina reaches the appropriate age, she weds Jacob and moves to Reinsnes, a port that he manages alongside his mother Karen and stepsons Niels and Anders. Niels disapproves of Dina’s exuberant behavior and the fact that she now handles all accounting responsibilities at Reinsnes.
14. Hamsun (1996)
Director: Jan Troell
Norway’s most well-known and admired author is Knut Hamsun. He has resented the English for starving Norway during World War I since he was a small child. On April 9, 1940, when the Germans invade Norway, he warmly accepts them and the security that Great Britain can provide. His opposition to the execution and imprisonment of Norwegians stems from his respect for the goals of national socialism. During the war, his wife Marie travels throughout Germany as a show of Knut and her support.
15. The Worst Person in the World (2021)
Director: Joachim Trier
Julie finds herself forced to settle down as she faces the dreaded existential cul-de-sac. And someway, reaching the age of thirty doesn’t make things simpler. So, hoping for the best, Julie sets off on a protracted, difficult, 12-chapter journey of love and enlightenment in search of meaning and purpose in life. Julie flirts with various guys, jumps into a new relationship, and picks up new skills and experiences as she gradually uses her dormant talents. After all, the issue is not the burden of choice. It is the defining characteristic of who we are as people and reveals our character to others.
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16. Izzat (2005)
Director: Ulrik Imtiaz Rolfsen
Wasim, Riaz, and Munawar are three young immigrant boys who are growing up in the east part of Oslo, Norway. They find a school to be exceedingly uninteresting and end up attracted to the tough gang East Side Crew, which is commanded by brothers Sadiq and Khalid. Small-time theft quickly turns into drug selling, violence, and murder.
17. Utøya: July 22 (2018)
Director: Erik Poppe
During the terrorist mass murder at a political summer camp on the Norwegian island of Utya in July 2011, a teenage girl fights for her life and tries to locate her younger sister. Kaja and her younger sister Emilie both attend a Labour Party summer camp on Utya. On July 22, the participants learn that a bomb went off in Oslo’s government district, but they continue to think they are safe as long as they are on an island, far from the city. Gunshots are soon heard, and the campers scatter as soon as it is realized that this is not a drill.
18. In Order of Disappearance (2014)
Director: Hans Petter Moland
Nils Dickman, a hard-working family man, and quiet snow-plow driver, has just been crowned Citizen of the Year in the snow-covered Norwegian town of Tyos for maintaining the roads. Then, due to being in the wrong location at the wrong time, his son Ingvar is killed by the neighborhood drug dealer gang. Because of this, and because he doesn’t believe the police account, Nils sets out on a bloody quest for retribution, working his way up the chain of command in search of the person responsible for his only son’s murder. Now as the bodies are starting to pile up, Dickman and his potent hunting rifle with a sawed-off stock will do whatever it takes to track down the elusive drug king known as “The Count.”
19. Kautokeino-opprøret (2008)
Director: Nils Gaup
Unrest is sparked by a religious and cultural awakening in a Norwegian community in the nineteenth century. Native Sami people and their reindeer have lived on the windswept alpine plateau of northern Scandinavia for generations. But modernization is about to arrive in the remote village of Kautokeino, where Ruth, a successful and cunning spirits dealer, holds the reins of power. One of the most dramatic moments in northern Scandinavian history occurs when a native tribe, led by the young woman Elen, refuses to settle an unfair obligation to Ruth.
20. Operation Swallow: The Battle for Heavy Water (1948)
Director: Titus Vibe-Müller, Jean Dréville
Reconstruction of the two most recent acts of sabotage against the Vemork, Rjukan Norsk Hydro Heavy Water (Deuterium, D2O) plant in 1943–1944. Young local patriots who had received allied training and turned out to be successful saboteurs after the initial two Allied attempts to halt production by British soldiers and American bombings. By first destroying the facility and later, once it had been rebuilt, sinking the strongly guarded boat on Lake Tinnsjo that was trying to convey the heavy water to Germany.
21. Elling (2001)
Director: Petter Næss
The sensitive would-be poet Elling is ordered to live in a state facility after his mother, who has protected him his entire 40 years, passes away. There he meets Kjell Bjarne, a gentle giant, and 40-year-old virgin who is infatuated with women. The guys are given a state-funded flat and stipend after serving their two-year sentence in the hopes that they will be able to support themselves. At first, it’s difficult to just walk around the corner for groceries. The timid Elling and the raucous, would-be ladies’ man Kjell Bjarne learn that they can not only survive but also thrive outside of their family and friends through a bond forged of desperate need.
22. The King’s Choice (2016)
Director: Erik Poppe
Crown Prince Olav expresses concern that the administration of Prime Minister Johan Nygaardsvold is refusing to give up Norway’s neutrality in the face of German aggression and informs his father that the transport ship that was sunk off Lillesand earlier that day was carrying German soldiers. Military attaché Lieutenant-Colonel Hartwig Pohlman gives German diplomat Curt Bräuer instructions at the German embassy in Oslo to persuade the Norwegian government to allow German troops into the nation under the guise of defending Norway against a British invasion. Early the next morning, Bräuer presents Foreign Minister Halvdan Koht with the German offer; after conferring with the Cabinet, Koht declines, arguing that Norway is a sovereign state.
23. Insomnia (1997)
Director: Erik Skjoldbjærg
Police from Sweden and Norway are working together in Troms to find a 15-year-old girl’s killer. They pursue a suspect, but he appears to flee in the fog close to the water, injuring a police officer. Jonas Engström, one of the Swedes, accidentally kills his buddy when he fires his handgun. Then he makes an effort to hide it. To find the girl’s killer, Engström and others modify the evidence of the girl’s death in increasingly complex ways over several days. The murderer then contacts him after seeing him shoot his colleague.
24. Orions belte (1985)
Director: Ola Solum, Tristan de Vere Cole
Three sailors who engage in shady activity on their ship, Sandy Hook, are the subject of the story. Two of them, Tom Jansen and Sverre, take guests on a polar bear safari at the beginning of the movie. The audience learns about the politics of Svalbard and the significant Soviet presence both during this journey and in a subsequent scene at a pub in Longyearbyen, where Tom’s girlfriend, Eva Jelseth, is introduced. In the aging freighter Sandy Hook, three Norwegian explorers work on official jobs in the waters near Svalbard. They come across a Russian listening post while on one of their clandestine expeditions.
25. Max Manus: Man of War (2008)
Director: Espen Sandberg
The real-life account of one of the most cunning saboteurs from World War II and his struggle with inner demons. Max Manus returns to Norway, which the Nazis had invaded and conquered in 1940, after fighting alongside Norwegian forces in Finland against the Soviets. He sets up a resistance movement, but it’s initially done poorly, forcing him to flee to Britain. Free Norwegians are trained there by the British and organized into powerful commando units, with Max serving as one of their most talented and effective leaders.
Director: Bent Hamer
A group of Swedish researchers envisions revolutionizing the domestic kitchen in the 1950s. They focused on the typical bachelor after studying the contemporary homemaker. Scientist Folke is dispatched to a small village in rural Norway where he observes the peculiar single guy Isak’s culinary habits. Folke is under tight orders to avoid any personal contact with his subject, but despite their cautions, he develops an odd friendship with Isak.
27. Escape (2012)
Director: Roar Uthaug
Ten years have passed since the Black Plague wreaked havoc on the planet. A struggling family sets out to travel in search of a better location to live. A group of ruthless killers ambush the family in a remote mountain pass. Signe, a 19-year-old hostage who is brought back to camp, is the only one to escape. There, she discovers that the only option is to flee after learning that she will suffer a fate far worse than death. However, her escape is spotted, and the hunt is now on.
28. Ragnarok (2013)
Director: Mikkel Brænne Sandemose
The archaeologist Sigurd chooses to embark on an excursion with two of his coworkers and his two children after struggling to come to terms with the concept of Ragnarok, the end of the world in Northern mythology. Their journey takes them to Finnmark, the most northern region of Norway, and into a region known as “No Man’s Land” between Norway and Russia, where no one has ever been in recent memory. When the truth is revealed, ancient runes take on new meanings. A greater, more spectacular truth than you could have ever imagined.
29. Oslo, August 31st (2011)
Director: Oslo, August 31st (2011)
In a rehab center in Oslo, Anders is a recovering drug user. He receives a day off on August 30 to travel to the city center for a job interview. He goes to his appointment after seeing his friend Thomas. He bursts out of the interview after confessing to being a drug addict. After that, he spends the remainder of the day and night wandering the streets of Oslo, running into and occasionally confronting people from his past. The following day, August 31, the movie concludes. concentrating on the choices Anders has made regarding his vacation.
30. Narvik (2022)
Director: Erik Skjoldbjærg
A squad of Norwegian soldiers arrive by ship at Narvik on April 8, 1940. One of them, Corporal Gunnar Tofte, receives approval to visit his family to celebrate his son Ole’s birthday. He meets his wife Ingrid, a waitress at the town’s hotel, during a meeting between German and British representatives to discuss the working relationships between the warring states, both of which need the iron ore mined in Kiruna and Gällivare, Sweden, and transported to this Norwegian town by the ore railway for export.