Greenland (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)

Popularity▲ A-Z User Rating Number of Votes US Box Office Runtime Year Release Date Date of Your Rating Your Rating

Anori (2018)

85 min | Drama

Story of how a couple met and fell in love while he couldn't die at a hospital. Told while exposing Greenland habits

Director: Pipaluk Jorgensen | Stars: Nukâka Coster-Waldau, Ujarneq Fleischer, Angunnguaq Larsen, Klaus Geisler

Votes: 5

Polar (2017– )


Terrorized by an unbearable sound, a group of teenagers commit suicide in the habour of Nuuk. After being declared dead, Ivik awakes again. As the phenomenon returns to haunt the young ... See full summary »

Stars: Anders Andersen, Majbritt Bech, Amisuna Berthelsen, Malik Berthelsen

The Journals of Knud Rasmussen (2006)

112 min | Drama

A portrayal of the lives of the last great Inuit shaman, Avva, and his beautiful and headstrong daughter, Apak. Based on the journals of 1920s Danish ethnographer Knud Rasmussen.

Directors: Norman Cohn, Zacharias Kunuk | Stars: Pakak Innuksuk, Leah Angutimarik, Neeve Irngaut, Natar Ungalaaq

Votes: 329

Qaqqat Alanngui (2011)

127 min | Horror, Thriller

A group of young friends decide to go on a graduation trip for the weekend to a family owned cabin in the isolated mountains of Greenland. Once there, trouble manifests when they discover ... See full summary »

Director: Malik Kleist | Stars: Ujarneq Fleischer, Eqaluk Høegh, Jeff Joensen, Aviaja Hegelund Johansen

Votes: 95

The Raven and the Seagull (2018)

70 min | Documentary

The relationship between Greenland and Denmark is full of fantasy and myths. And these are exactly what Danish artist Lasse Lau reflects upon - and in turn documents - in his first feature-length film.

Director: Lasse Lau | Stars: Aannguaq René J. Hansen, Angunnguaq Larsen, Vivi Nielsen, Nukâka

Votes: 20

Village at the End of the World (2012)

82 min | Documentary, Family, News

Village At The End Of The World is a witty, surprising and ultimately feel good portrait of an isolated village of 59 people and 100 sledge dogs, surviving against the odds.

Directors: Sarah Gavron, David Katznelson | Stars: Ane Kruse, Lars Kristian Kruse, Ilannguaq Egede, Karl Kristian Kruse

Votes: 253

Winter's Yearning (2019)


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Directors: Sidse Torstholm Larsen, Sturla Pilskog | Stars: Kirsten Kleist Petersen, Gideon Lyberth, Peter Søren Olsen

Votes: 5

Inuk (2010)

Not Rated | 90 min | Adventure, Drama

Several years after losing his father, Inuk learns the way of his people again.

Director: Mike Magidson | Stars: Gaba Petersen, Knud Therkielsen, Ole Jørgen Hammeken, Rebekka Jørgensen

Votes: 287

Home (XXV) (2018)

8 min | Short

This short documentary centers on climate change in southern Greenland, told from a personal yet historical stand point.

Director: Inuk Jørgensen

Nuummioq (2009)

95 min | Drama, Romance

A love-struck man discovers he has an incurable illness shortly after meeting the woman of his dreams.

Directors: Torben Bech, Otto Rosing | Stars: Lars Rosing, Angunnguaq Larsen, Julie Berthelsen, Marius Olsen

Votes: 161

The Expedition to the End of the World (2013)
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The Expedition to the End of the World (2013)

Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Adventure, Comedy

A grand and adventurous journey of discovery to the last white areas of the world map. But no matter how far we go and how hard we try to find answers, we ultimately meet ourselves and our own transience.

Director: Daniel Dencik | Stars: Per Bak Jensen, Jonas Bergsøe, Bo Elberling, Jens Fog Jensen

Votes: 465 | Gross: $0.04M

Home Cookin: 5.17.18 (2018)

98 min | Biography, Comedy, Family | Completed

No one don't like home cookin

Director: Rich Allen | Stars: Blythe Danner, Chevy Chase, Rich Allen, Paul B. Price

Heart of Light (1998)

90 min | Drama

When the humiliation and grief of his eldest son's shooting rampage and subsequent suicide threatens to pull him under, a brokenhearted father (Rasmus Lyberth) leaves his family and ... See full summary »

Director: Jacob Grønlykke | Stars: Rasmus Lyberth, Vivi Nielsen, Niels Platow, Kenneth Rasmussen

Votes: 204

Vanishing Point (III) (2012)

Not Rated | 83 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

Two Inuit communities are linked by an 1860's migration led by an intrepid shaman. Navarana, Inughuit elder and descendant of the shaman, senses the consequences of rapid social and environmental change, and wonders about the future.

Directors: Stephen A. Smith, Julia Szucs | Star: Navarana K'Avigak

Votes: 28

Hedtoft (2020)

Short | Post-production

The personal story of the greatest tragedy in Greenlandic maritime history, told by the grandson of one of the 95 passengers who lost their lives on M/S Hans Hedtoft's maiden voyage.

Director: Inuk Jørgensen

Nothing on Earth (2013)

58 min | Documentary

When award winning photographer Murray Fredericks relocates his work to the Greenland Icecap he finds himself alone in a landscape he's never been, in a place he doesn't understand, hoping this time he hasn't taken his quest too far.

Director: Michael Angus | Star: Murray Fredericks

Votes: 23

When the dogs are gone (2018)

42 min | Documentary, Short | Completed

"When the dogs are gone" is a series of five short stories, exploring the Inuit identity and the future of the Arctic's largest remaining sled dog population. Times are changing fast in ... See full summary »

Directors: Frederik Wolff Teglhus, Anders Obbekjær

Melting Ice (2017)

11 min | Documentary, Short

Ten years after 'An Inconvenient Truth,' Al Gore takes viewers on an immersive, 3D journey to the front lines of climate change.

Director: Danfung Dennis

Silent Snow (2011)

71 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

The Arctic plains are an eminent example of nature's untouched beauty, an endless nothing in which only few know how to survive. But dangerous pesticides are silently accumulating here, ... See full summary »

Director: Jan van den Berg | Star: Pipaluk Knudsen-Ostermann

Votes: 39

ThuleTuvalu (2014)

Not Rated | 96 min | Documentary, News

When the ice melts in Thule, Tuvalu drowns in the ocean. A touching portrait of people whose joint fates are intimately linked though they live at two completely distant corners of the world.

Director: Matthias von Gunten | Stars: Rasmus Avike, Lars Jeremiassen, Patrick Malaki, Takuao Malaki

Votes: 90

SILA (2015)

70 min | Documentary, Adventure, News

The impact of global warming on a once-thriving culture now struggling to survive on our world's northernmost frontier is examined. The Inuit find their traditional way of life quickly slipping away along with the melting of the Arctic ice.

Director: Corina Gamma

Votes: 9

Sumé: The Sound of a Revolution (2014)

74 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

A successful rock band from Greenland? Yes, it's not a lie. In 1973, the Greenlandic Sumé released a debut album, which record time made it to all the households on the icy island. But ... See full summary »

Director: Inuk Silis Hoegh | Stars: Erno Aronsen, Per Berthelsen, Hjalmar Dahl, Per Danker

Votes: 77

When the Darkness Comes (2014)

91 min | Horror

Minik and Hans have been friends since childhood. One day Hans suggests that they should spend the night in a haunted house to make things interesting. Hans wants to find out if ghosts are ... See full summary »

Director: Malik Kleist | Stars: Qillannguaq Berthelsen, Martin Brandt, Nivi Pedersen, Heidi Møller Isaksen

Votes: 17

You Are Still Somebody's Someone (2017)

25 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

You Are Still Somebody's Someone is a documentary from a daughter to her father. A film on the blurry paths of memory and the love for the person behind the diagnosis.

Director: Esther Wellejus | Star: Esther Wellejus

The Passage (I)

90 min | Documentary | Post-production

A harrowing encounter on an Alaskan Highway leaves one man dead and turns State Trooper Jessie Osborne's life into a nightmare. With the past continuing to haunt him, Jessie embarks on an ... See full summary »

Directors: Joanna Kiernan, William Watson

Sea Blind, the Price of Shipping Our Stuff (2015 TV Movie)

61 min | Documentary

17 of the largest ships emit more sulfur than all the cars on the planet. How is this possible?

Directors: Sarah Robertson, Bernice Notenboom | Stars: Michael Byers, James Hansen, Mark Jacobson, Bernice Notenboom

Votes: 22

The Ravens Storm (2013)

38 min | Documentary, Short, Drama

'Dare to take a Journey into your soul, find your own way, it's the right way ' Pipaluk K. Jorgensen Tulugaq 'Raven' and Oqarit inuullutillu 'say it and live' are two plays, one Greenlandic... See full summary »

Director: Pipaluk Jorgensen | Stars: Arnatsiaq Reimer Eriksen, Najattaajaraq Joelsen

The Last Walk (2017)

45 min | Short, Adventure, Drama

Produced by the Arctic Film Circle, a network of Circumpolar Indigenous Filmmakers, The Last Walk is a collection of three works of short fiction stitched together to tell stories that ... See full summary »

Directors: Anna Hoover, Johannes Lynge, Jerri Thrasher

Uuttoq - Kaali på sælfangst (1985)

16 min | Documentary, Short

One day in the lives of an average Greenlandic family, which happens to be of great importance for 8-year old Kali - he's about to catch his first prey with the harpoon. The whole family is... See full summary »

Director: Tørk Haxthausen | Stars: Tørk Haxthausen, Kaali Olsvig, Olsvig Jensine, Villads Olsvig

Behind the Door (2015)

85 min | Documentary

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Directors: Rune Bundgaard, Martin Svinkløv | Stars: Nivi Bak Hansen, Johanne Johansen, Apunnguaq Schmidt, Albrekt Wille

Max Paula und das Mikroskop (2001 TV Movie)


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Director: Axel Loh | Star: Lea Faßbender

Aqqalu (2011)

101 min | Drama

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Director: Kristian Nygaard | Stars: Hans Boassen, Rena Christensen, Dines Hammeken

Eskimo Diva (2015)

62 min | Documentary, Biography

Nuka, a young drag queen from Nuuk, and his best friend Lu, a cool DJ and electronic musician, go on tour with their drag show to the remote hunting settlements along the coast to prove ... See full summary »

Director: Lene Staehr | Stars: Nuka Bisgaard, Aqqalu Engell

Votes: 14

Hinnarik Sinnattunilu (2009)

80 min | Comedy

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Director: Angayo Lennert-Sandgreen | Stars: Jørgen Boassen, Lars Malik Broberg, Mie Chemnitz, Taatsiaq Chemnitz

Votes: 7

North Pole Promise (2013)

27 min | Documentary, Short, Drama

Narrator James Earl Jones delves into the secret legacy left behind when American explorers Admiral Robert E. Peary and Matthew Henson discovered the North Pole in 1909. Harvard Professor ... See full summary »

Director: S. Allen Counter | Star: James Earl Jones

Simon Lynge: The making of Absence of Fear (2014)

44 min | Documentary, Biography, Music

After a succesfull kickstarter campaign the musician Simon Lynge, can now record his hard second album. He has lived in the US for 10 years a long way from his native Greenland. The songs are recorded in Los Angeles during 12 days.

Director: Mikisoq H. Lynge | Star: Simon Lynge

Planeta blanc (2013)

Not Rated | 61 min | Documentary, Biography, History

Our South Pole is a documentary about the first-ever disabled expedition to conquer the South Pole ,Following the last steps of Ernest Shackleton. A history about the capacity of the handicapped.

Director: Aymar del Amo | Stars: Carles Gaig, Ramón Larramendi, Jesús Noriega, Ignacio Oficialdegui

Speechless: The Polar Realm (2015)

44 min | Documentary, Adventure

Beautifully filmed over a decade in the Arctic, Antarctic and sub-polar regions by nature photographer Richard Sidey, The Polar Realm is a visual meditation of light, life, loss and wonder at the ends of the globe.

Director: Richard Sidey

Ævintýri á Norðurslóðum (1992)

89 min | Fantasy

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Directors: Marius Olsen, Katrin Ottarsdóttir, Kristín Pálsdóttir | Stars: Edda Heidrún Backman, Bessi Bjarnason, Arnar Jónsson, Guðmar Pétursson

Ndege Ndogo Little Bird (2014)

56 min | Documentary, Adventure

Two friends take to the skies in a 1957 Piper Super Cub as a conservation effort for the Shompole Group Ranch in Kenya. They brave heavy weather in a tiny cockpit on their odyssey from ... See full summary »

Director: Mathieu Mazza

Ice Alive (2018 Video)

20 min | Documentary | Completed

For many, the arctic is a lifeless, sterile place, but Joseph Cook is investigating how a rich ecosystem of microbial life is thriving in one of Earth's harshest environments. Not only that... See full summary »

Director: Eddie Frost

Qaanaaq (2012)

4 min | Documentary, Short, History

At the height of the Cold War, Greenland became strategically significant to the United States in its proximity to the USSR. Plans were made to establish a new American military base to ... See full summary »

Director: Nicole Paglia

Votes: 6

Nâlagkersuissut okarput tássagôk (1973)

92 min | Documentary

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Directors: Per Kirkeby, Arkaluk Lynge | Star: Arkaluk Lynge

Punto De Fuga (2013)

83 min | Documentary, Adventure, Biography

Two Inuit communities are linked by an 1860's migration led by an intrepid shaman. Navarana, Inughuit elder and descendant of the shaman, senses the consequences of rapid social and environmental change, and wonders about the future.

Directors: Stephen A. Smith, Julia Szucs | Star: Navarana K'Avigak

One Mile Closer (2018)

79 min | Documentary, Adventure | Completed

He became the youngest Briton to climb Everest and the first to journey from Pole to Pole without engines. But this story is not just about his adventures. Its about how an ordinary young man inspired others through his life and death.

Director: Mina Kang

This is not the end of the world (2015)

15 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure

In the summer of 2014 writer and artist Eva Tind goes to Svalbard, Norway and Station Nord in Greenland. Her intention is to get as close to the North Pole as she can. The Kingdom of ... See full summary »

Director: Eva Tind

Greenland Adventure Race (2007)

37 min | Short, Sport

5 days of adventure racing in Greenland; 40 kilometres by kayak, 50 kilometres on a bike, 90 kilometres on foot. This videodiary/documentary was filmed during the race of 2007 - at the mercy of the elements.

Director: Inuk Jørgensen

Arfernat: Number Six (2014)

75 min | Documentary

Arfernat is a documentary about a young musher, Ove Johansen, from the small village Ilimanaq. He has inherited a sled dog team from his father.

Directors: Rune Bundgaard, Martin Svinkløv | Stars: Frits Johansen, Ove Johansen

Babouchka: The North Pole - A Return to Hell (2014)

52 min | Documentary, Adventure

To be the first in history of mankind to take a sailing vessel to the Pole. One of the greatest maritime adventures ever undertaken: to cross the Arctic Ocean from one Land to the Other without assistance.

Director: Robert Thierry | Stars: Vincent Berthet, Sebastien Roubinet

Thin Skin (2011)

13 min | Documentary, Short, Adventure

A short film, combining the origin of the sea kayak a thousand years ago, in the Arctic, with personal experiences of the film maker over many years of kayaking in Greenland, British ... See full summary »

Director: Kenneth Oneil

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