The Best Swedish Films

by femtonglasvatten | created - 03 Jul 2011 | updated - 08 Nov 2011 | Public

This list shows the Swedish (or swedish produced) films that in my opinion truly are masterpieces. The list does not follow a chronological order of any kind.

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1. Terje Vigen (1917)

48 min | Drama, War

7.4
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Terje Vigen, a sailor, suffers the loss of his family through the cruelty of another man. Years later, when his enemy's family finds itself dependent on Terje's beneficence, Terje must ... See full summary »

Director: Victor Sjöström | Stars: Victor Sjöström, August Falck, Edith Erastoff, Bergliot Husberg

Votes: 1,148

2. Here Is Your Life (1966)

Not Rated | 110 min | Drama

7.4
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A working class teenager comes of age in 1910s rural Sweden, moving from job to job and meeting a variety of individuals who gradually shape his future.

Director: Jan Troell | Stars: Eddie Axberg, Gudrun Brost, Ulla Akselson, Bo Wahlström

Votes: 619

3. The Emigrants (1971)

PG | 151 min | Drama, History

8.0
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In the middle of the 19th century, Kristina and Karl-Oskar live in a small rural village in Smaaland (southern Sweden). They get married and try to make a living on a small spot of land. ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Troell | Stars: Max von Sydow, Liv Ullmann, Eddie Axberg, Sven-Olof Bern

Votes: 4,079

4. Nybyggarna (1972)

PG | 102 min | Drama, Western

8.0
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A Swedish immigrant family struggle to establish a new life for themselves in the forest of Minnesota in the mid 19th Century.

Director: Jan Troell | Stars: Max von Sydow, Liv Ullmann, Eddie Axberg, Pierre Lindstedt

Votes: 2,800

5. Il capitano (1991)

110 min | Drama

6.3
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The film is based on a true occurrence in Sweden in 1988. A Finish couple murdered a young boy and his parents when they prevented the theft of the son's bicycle. The film tries to describe... See full summary »

Director: Jan Troell | Stars: Antti Reini, Maria Heiskanen, Berto Marklund, Antti Vierikko

Votes: 545

6. Torment (1944)

95 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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An idealistic adolescent, suffering under the thumb of a sadistic schoolmaster, falls in love with a loose girl who is bullied and tormented by another lover.

Director: Alf Sjöberg | Stars: Stig Järrel, Alf Kjellin, Mai Zetterling, Olof Winnerstrand

Votes: 2,638

7. Miss Julie (1951)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Romance

7.4
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A heiress begins to realize her attraction to one of her family's servants.

Director: Alf Sjöberg | Stars: Anita Björk, Ulf Palme, Märta Dorff, Lissi Alandh

Votes: 1,327

8. The Heavenly Play (1942)

106 min | Drama

7.8
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Mats Ersson is engaged to Marit and they plan to get married in the spring. But when the plague comes, the people accuse Marit of witchcraft. She is sentenced to death. Mats can not ... See full summary »

Director: Alf Sjöberg | Stars: Rune Lindström, Eivor Landström, Anders Henrikson, Holger Löwenadler

Votes: 38

9. Elvira Madigan (I) (1967)

PG | 91 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.5
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The Danish tightrope dancer Elvira Madigan meets Lieutenant Sixten Sparre, a Swedish officer who is married and has two children. They both decide to run away.

Director: Bo Widerberg | Stars: Pia Degermark, Thommy Berggren, Lennart Malmer, Cleo Jensen

Votes: 2,170

10. Man on the Roof (1976)

R | 110 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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Police lieutenant Nyman is murdered in his hospital bed and Martin Beck and his colleagues have another murder to solve. They discover that Nyman was a very tough policeman who received ... See full summary »

Director: Bo Widerberg | Stars: Carl-Gustaf Lindstedt, Sven Wollter, Thomas Hellberg, Håkan Serner

Votes: 3,040

11. Ingenjör Andrées luftfärd (1982)

140 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.0
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The Swedish 19th century engineer S. A. Andrée sets out to become the first man on the north pole. His idea is to launch a polar expedition using a hydrogen balloon, together with two ... See full summary »

Director: Jan Troell | Stars: Max von Sydow, Sverre Anker Ousdal, Göran Stangertz, Eva von Hanno

Votes: 487

12. Kvarteret Korpen (1963)

101 min | Drama

7.9
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An aspiring young writer lives in a bleak working class block in the late 1930s.

Director: Bo Widerberg | Stars: Thommy Berggren, Keve Hjelm, Emy Storm, Ingvar Hirdwall

Votes: 1,092

13. 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: 45,134 | Gross: $0.17M

14. Lilya 4-Ever (2002)

R | 109 min | Crime, Drama

7.9
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82 Metascore

Sixteen-year-old Lilja and her only friend, the young boy Volodja, live in Estonia, fantasizing about a better life. One day, Lilja falls in love with Andrej, who is going to Sweden, and invites Lilja to come along and start a new life.

Director: Lukas Moodysson | Stars: Oksana Akinshina, Artyom Bogucharskiy, Pavel Ponomaryov, Lyubov Agapova

Votes: 37,983 | Gross: $0.18M

15. A Hole in My Heart (2004)

Unrated | 98 min | Drama

4.6
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32 Metascore

In a decript apartment, a young man watches as his father and a friend shoot an amateur porn film. Issues of morality, reality TV and friendship are explored.

Director: Lukas Moodysson | Stars: Thorsten Flinck, Björn Almroth, Sanna Bråding, Goran Marjanovic

Votes: 4,421 | Gross: $0.00M

16. Container (2006)

72 min | Drama

5.2
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Poetic, experimental and different, Container is described by Lukas Moodysson as "a black and white silent movie with sound" and with the following words; "A woman in a man's body. A man in... See full summary »

Director: Lukas Moodysson | Stars: Jena Malone, Peter Lorentzon, Mariha Åberg

Votes: 766

17. Att angöra en brygga (1965)

101 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.0
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A group of party goers have trouble getting their boat ashore on a small island. The inhabitants of the island try to help, often with the help of an old sailor, and the results are absurd and hilarious.

Director: Tage Danielsson | Stars: Monica Zetterlund, Lars Ekborg, Birgitta Andersson, Gösta Ekman

Votes: 1,826

18. The Simple-Minded Murderer (1982)

108 min | Drama

7.7
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A mentally challenged man escapes from his tyrannical master and finds happiness when a poor family takes him in.

Director: Hans Alfredson | Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Maria Johansson, Hans Alfredson, Per Myrberg

Votes: 2,398

19. 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: 3,043 | Gross: $20.24M

20. I Am Curious (Blue) (1968)

Not Rated | 107 min | Drama

6.1
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The same movie with the same characters, cast and crew as I am Curious (Yellow), but with some different scenes and a different political slant. The political focus in Blue is personal ... See full summary »

Director: Vilgot Sjöman | Stars: Maj Hultén, Vilgot Sjöman, Lena Nyman, Börje Ahlstedt

Votes: 1,090

21. One Summer of Happiness (1951)

103 min | Drama, Romance

7.0
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After graduating from high school 19 year old Göran goes to his uncle Anders's farm in the countryside for recreation. It's summer and a lot of work to do at the farm, but he, the city ... See full summary »

Director: Arne Mattsson | Stars: Edvin Adolphson, Ulla Jacobsson, John Elfström, Folke Sundquist

Votes: 551

22. Girl with Hyacinths (1950)

89 min | Drama, Mystery

7.7
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The young Dagmar Brink commits suicide. Her belongings are inherited by the resident caretaker in the house she lived in. The caretaker, who never knew her, wonders why and make contact ... See full summary »

Director: Hasse Ekman | Stars: Eva Henning, Ulf Palme, Birgit Tengroth, Anders Ek

Votes: 514

23. Banketten (1948)

106 min | Drama

7.0
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Jacob Cotten is a rich banker, quickly approaching his 60th birthday. He is concerned that none of his sons are willing to or able to be in charge of the bank. One is a spoiled parasite ... See full summary »

Director: Hasse Ekman | Stars: Ernst Eklund, Elsa Carlsson, Sture Lagerwall, Eva Henning

Votes: 149

24. Ni ljuger (1969)

107 min | Drama

6.3
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About an alcohol-damaged young man, his life in and out of prison, his friend the art teacher and his difficulties reintegrating into society.

Director: Vilgot Sjöman | Stars: Börje Ahlstedt, Stig Engström, Sif Ruud, Anita Ekström

Votes: 47

25. Prison (1949)

79 min | Drama

6.9
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A movie director is approached by his old math teacher with a great movie idea: the Devil declares that the Earth is hell. The director rejects the idea, but subsequent events in the life ... See full summary »

Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Doris Svedlund, Birger Malmsten, Eva Henning, Hasse Ekman

Votes: 1,137

26. Smiles of a Summer Night (1955)

Not Rated | 108 min | Comedy, Romance

7.9
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In Sweden at the turn of the century, members of the upper class and their servants find themselves in a romantic tangle that they try to work out amidst jealousy and heartbreak.

Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Ulla Jacobsson, Eva Dahlbeck, Harriet Andersson, Margit Carlqvist

Votes: 9,873

27. 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: 126,603

28. 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: 72,005

29. The Virgin Spring (1960)

Not Rated | 89 min | Drama

8.1
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An innocent yet pampered young virgin and her family's pregnant and jealous servant set out to deliver candles to church, but only one returns from events that transpire in the woods along the way.

Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Max von Sydow, Birgitta Valberg, Gunnel Lindblom, Birgitta Pettersson

Votes: 21,023

30. 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: 17,369

31. Nattvardsgästerna (1963)

Not Rated | 81 min | Drama

8.1
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A small town priest struggles with his faith.

Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Ingrid Thulin, Gunnar Björnstrand, Gunnel Lindblom, Max von Sydow

Votes: 15,994

32. 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: 13,701

33. 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: 73,015

34. Hour of the Wolf (1968)

Not Rated | 90 min | Drama, Horror

7.7
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While vacationing on a remote Scandanavian island with his younger pregnant wife, an artist has an emotional breakdown while confronting his repressed desires.

Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Max von Sydow, Liv Ullmann, Gertrud Fridh, Georg Rydeberg

Votes: 13,956

35. Shame (1968)

R | 103 min | Drama

8.1
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In the midst of a civil war, former violinists Jan and Eva Rosenberg, who have a tempestuous marriage, run a farm on a rural island. In spite of their best efforts to escape their homeland, the war impinges on every aspect of their lives.

Director: Ingmar Bergman | Stars: Liv Ullmann, Max von Sydow, Sigge Fürst, Gunnar Björnstrand

Votes: 8,997

36. 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: 22,539

37. 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: 17,767

38. 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: 47,454 | Gross: $4.97M

39. Erotikon (1920)

Not Rated | 106 min | Comedy, Romance

6.7
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EROTIKON surely pushed the boundaries of what was acceptable on the screen in 1920: Irene, the bored wife of a distracted entomologist, pursues a womanizing aviator, but she may actually be... See full summary »

Director: Mauritz Stiller | Stars: Anders de Wahl, Tora Teje, Karin Molander, Elin Lagergren

Votes: 595

40. The Phantom Carriage (1921)

Not Rated | 100 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.1
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On New Year's Eve, the driver of a ghostly carriage forces a drunken man to reflect on his selfish, wasted life.

Director: Victor Sjöström | Stars: Victor Sjöström, Hilda Borgström, Tore Svennberg, Astrid Holm

Votes: 7,749

41. Häxan (1922)

Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary, Fantasy, Horror

7.7
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Fictionalized documentary showing the evolution of witchcraft, from its pagan roots to its confusion with hysteria in modern Europe.

Director: Benjamin Christensen | Stars: Benjamin Christensen, Elisabeth Christensen, Maren Pedersen, Clara Pontoppidan

Votes: 9,045

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42. Herr Arnes pengar (1919)

122 min | Drama, History

7.1
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Three Scottish officers, including Sir Archi, murder Sir Arne and his household for a coffin filled with gold. The only survivor is Elsalill, who moves to relatives in Marstrand. There she ... See full summary »

Director: Mauritz Stiller | Stars: Erik Stocklassa, Bror Berger, Richard Lund, Axel Nilsson

Votes: 966

43. The Saga of Gösta Berling (1924)

Not Rated | 183 min | Drama, Romance

7.3
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Gösta Berling is a young and attractive minister. Because he is an alcoholic and his preaches are far too daring, he is finally defrocked. He leaves the town in disgrace and arrives at ... See full summary »

Director: Mauritz Stiller | Stars: Lars Hanson, Sven Scholander, Ellen Hartman-Cederström, Mona Mårtenson

Votes: 865

44. Farväl Falkenberg (2006)

91 min | Drama

6.6
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The last summer the five boys are together in Falkenberg. They are now grown up to be young men, on their way out into the world. At least most of them.

Director: Jesper Ganslandt | Stars: John Axel Eriksson, Holger Eriksson, David Johnson, Jesper Ganslandt

Votes: 2,527

45. Apan (2009)

81 min | Drama, Thriller

6.1
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A descent into hell, Jesper Ganslandt's disturbing and suspenseful second feature begins with a man waking up in unfamiliar surroundings, only to find the life he knew the day before is gone.

Director: Jesper Ganslandt | Stars: Olle Sarri, Eva Rexed, Françoise Joyce, Sean Pietrulewicz

Votes: 1,204

46. Flickan (2009)

100 min | Drama, Family

6.7
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69 Metascore

Story of a nine-and-a-half year old girl left alone in Sweden while her family is in Africa during the summer of 1981.

Director: Fredrik Edfeldt | Stars: Blanca Engström, Shanti Roney, Annika Hallin, Calle Lindqvist

Votes: 1,380

47. Ormens väg på hälleberget (1986)

111 min | Drama

6.3
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A salesman and his son sexually abuse the generations of women of a poor family as payment for debt. Janni must see his mother, sister, niece and wife all being exploited, and the family grow bigger with the abuser's kids.

Director: Bo Widerberg | Stars: Stina Ekblad, Stellan Skarsgård, Reine Brynolfsson, Pernilla August

Votes: 279

48. 491 (1964)

110 min | Crime, Drama

5.8
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Six youth criminals are chosen to participate in a social experiment, named "Guesthouse Objectivity" (Pensionatet Sakligheten), where they are assigned to live together in an apartment ... See full summary »

Director: Vilgot Sjöman | Stars: Lars Lind, Leif Nymark, Stig Törnblom, Lars Hansson

Votes: 238

49. The Brothers Lionheart (1977)

106 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy

7.2
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Brothers Jonatan and Skorpan lead a revolution against the tyrant Tengil in the magical afterlife land of Nangijala.

Director: Olle Hellbom | Stars: Staffan Götestam, Lars Söderdahl, Allan Edwall, Gunn Wållgren

Votes: 5,191

50. 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

51. Flickan från tredje raden (1949)

88 min | Drama

7.3
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Is man's existence really meaningful and hopeful? As a reply to Ingmar Bergman's Prison (1949), this movie claims that it is. A ring passes between a lot of different people, giving the ... See full summary »

Director: Hasse Ekman | Stars: Hilda Borgström, Gunnar Olsson, Sigge Fürst, Siv Thulin

Votes: 153

52. Intermezzo (I) (1936)

Approved | 86 min | Drama, Romance

6.7
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The world famous violinist Holger Brandt comes back to his family after a tour. He and his wife have been married for many years, but their love has gone. Their young daughter gets a new ... See full summary »

Director: Gustaf Molander | Stars: Ingrid Bergman, Gösta Ekman, Inga Tidblad, Erik 'Bullen' Berglund

Votes: 830

53. Syskonbädd 1782 (1966)

97 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.0
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Sweden in 1782. A young nobleman, named Jacob (Per Oscarsson) returns from France to his home and cherished sister Charlotte (Bibi Andersson) who is engaged to Baron Alsameden (Jarl Kulle).... See full summary »

Director: Vilgot Sjöman | Stars: Bibi Andersson, Per Oscarsson, Jarl Kulle, Tina Hedström

Votes: 237

54. En kärlekshistoria (1970)

115 min | Drama, Romance

7.6
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Two teenagers fall in love over the summer, in spite of cynical and disapproving adults who dismiss their relationship as being nothing but young love.

Director: Roy Andersson | Stars: Ann-Sofie Kylin, Rolf Sohlman, Anita Lindblom, Bertil Norström

Votes: 4,930

55. You, the Living (2007)

Unrated | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

7.5
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81 Metascore

You, the Living is a film about humankind, its greatness and its baseness, joy and sorrow, its self-confidence and anxiety, its desire to love and be loved.

Director: Roy Andersson | Stars: Elisabeth Helander, Jörgen Nohall, Jan Wikbladh, Björn Englund

Votes: 11,891 | Gross: $0.02M

56. Dom kallar oss mods (1968)

100 min | Documentary

7.5
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The first in Stefan Jarl's Mods Trilogy, the film documents the life of two teenagers, Kenta and Stoffe. With interviews from the two boys and their friends about their hedonistic lifestyle... See full summary »

Directors: Stefan Jarl, Jan Lindkvist | Stars: Kenneth 'Kenta' Gustafsson, Gustav 'Stoffe' Svensson, Stefan Jarl, Pundar-Bosse

Votes: 1,216

57. Dunderklumpen! (1974)

G | 97 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.0
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On an evening in northern Sweden, during one night when the sun only partially sets, the animated character Dunderklumpen comes from the woods to seek some friends to keep him company. In ... See full summary »

Director: Per Åhlin | Stars: Beppe Wolgers, Jens Wolgers, Halvar Björk, Håkan Serner

Votes: 1,375

58. 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: 3,892

59. Hugo and Josephine (1967)

82 min | Family, Comedy, Drama

6.4
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Josefin is a six-year-old girl who lives isolated in the countryside, where her father is a priest. She has no friends until she meets Hugo. He is a carefree boy who rather walk in the ... See full summary »

Director: Kjell Grede | Stars: Fredrik Becklén, Marie Öhman, Beppe Wolgers, Inga Landgré

Votes: 306

60. Barnen från Frostmofjället (1945)

102 min | Family, Drama

6.2
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Northern Sweden in the middle of the 19th century. Seven children lose their parents, and to avoid the poor-house, they start on a long trek over the mountains to find a better life. 12-... See full summary »

Director: Rolf Husberg | Stars: Hans Lindgren, Siv Hansson, Anders Nyström, Ann-Sophie Honeth

Votes: 219

61. Trolösa (2000)

R | 142 min | Drama, Romance

7.5
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79 Metascore

An imaginary woman recollects the painful experience of adultery to a storyteller.

Director: Liv Ullmann | Stars: Lena Endre, Erland Josephson, Krister Henriksson, Thomas Hanzon

Votes: 2,949 | Gross: $0.73M

62. Loving Couples (1964)

118 min | Drama, Romance

6.6
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Three expectant mothers think back over their sex lives.

Director: Mai Zetterling | Stars: Harriet Andersson, Gunnel Lindblom, Gio Petré, Anita Björk

Votes: 336

63. The Great Adventure (1953)

Approved | 77 min | Drama, Family

7.2
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A vixen mother invades a chicken coop to provide food for her cubs. She continues to raid the coop until she is shot by a farmer. The cubs are attacked by the farmer and only one survives. ... See full summary »

Director: Arne Sucksdorff | Stars: Anders Nohrborg, Kjell Sucksdorff, Arne Sucksdorff, Gunnar Sjöberg

Votes: 172

64. Love Mates (1961)

108 min | Comedy, Romance

6.8
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Bank janitor play the stock market and compete with the bank.

Director: Lars-Magnus Lindgren | Stars: Jarl Kulle, Christina Schollin, Edvin Adolphson, Isa Quensel

Votes: 261

65. Smutsiga fingrar (1973)

R | 107 min | Thriller, Horror

4.8
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A young woman dies from a drug overdose, and her brother and his friend try to find out who supplied her with the narcotics. Soon, they're chased all over Stockholm by the cruel but suave ... See full summary »

Director: Arne Mattsson | Stars: Ulf Brunnberg, Peder Kinberg, Isabella Kaliff, Heinz Hopf

Votes: 85

66. Montenegro (1981)

R | 96 min | Drama, Comedy

6.8
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A bored wealthy housewife on the verge of insanity cuts loose with some lively Yugoslavian immigrants who delight in their bohemian lifestyle.

Director: Dusan Makavejev | Stars: Susan Anspach, Erland Josephson, Per Oscarsson, Marianne Jacobi

Votes: 1,683

Partly Swedish produced

67. Zero Kelvin (1995)

Not Rated | 113 min | Drama

7.4
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Larsen, an aspiring poet in 20's Oslo, leaves his girlfriend to spend a year as a trapper in East Greenland. There he is teamed with a seemingly rough old sailor/trapper, Randbek, and a ... See full summary »

Director: Hans Petter Moland | Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Gard B. Eidsvold, Bjørn Sundquist, Camilla Martens

Votes: 1,599

Norwegian Swedish production

68. 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: 17,102 | Gross: $0.30M

69. 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: 185,879 | Gross: $2.12M

70. 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: 3,572