Iceland (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
The Professor and the Madman (2019)
7.3
25 metascore

The Professor and the Madman (2019)

124 min | Biography, Drama

Professor James Murray begins work compiling words for the first edition of the Oxford English Dictionary in the mid-19th century, and receives over 10,000 entries from a patient at Broadmoor Criminal Lunatic Asylum, Dr. William Minor.

Director: Farhad Safinia | Stars: Mel Gibson, Sean Penn, Eddie Marsan, Natalie Dormer

Votes: 26,504

The Valhalla Murders (2019– )

TV-MA | 50 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Police profiler Arnar is sent back home from Oslo to his native Iceland to investigate the country's first serial killer case. He teams up with the local senior cop Kata.

Stars: Aldís Amah Hamilton, Bergur Ebbi Benediktsson, Edda Björgvinsdóttir, Gunnar Bersi Björnsson

Votes: 5,071

Everest (2015)
7.1
64 metascore

Everest (2015)

PG-13 | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

The story of New Zealand's Robert "Rob" Edwin Hall, who on May 10, 1996, together with Scott Fischer, teamed up on a joint expedition to ascend Mount Everest.

Director: Baltasar Kormákur | Stars: Jason Clarke, Ang Phula Sherpa, Thomas M. Wright, Martin Henderson

Votes: 190,611 | Gross: $43.48M

Adrift (I) (2018)
6.6
56 metascore

Adrift (I) (2018)

PG-13 | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

A true story of survival, as a young couple's chance encounter leads them first to love, and then on the adventure of a lifetime as they face one of the most catastrophic hurricanes in recorded history.

Director: Baltasar Kormákur | Stars: Shailene Woodley, Sam Claflin, Jeffrey Thomas, Elizabeth Hawthorne

Votes: 41,921 | Gross: $31.45M

Ófærð (2015– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

In a remote town in Iceland, Police desperately try to solve a crime as a powerful storm descends upon the town.

Stars: Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Ilmur Kristjánsdóttir, Ingvar Sigurdsson, Elva María Birgisdóttir

Votes: 13,790

Dancer in the Dark (2000)
8.0
61 metascore

Dancer in the Dark (2000)

R | 140 min | Crime, Drama, Musical

An East European girl travels to the United States with her young son, expecting it to be like a Hollywood film.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Björk, Catherine Deneuve, David Morse, Peter Stormare

Votes: 98,860 | Gross: $4.18M

22 July (2018)
6.8
69 metascore

22 July (2018)

R | 143 min | Crime, Drama, History

A three-part story of Norway's worst terrorist attack in which over seventy people were killed. 22 July looks at the disaster itself, the survivors, Norway's political system and the lawyers who worked on this horrific case.

Director: Paul Greengrass | Stars: Anders Danielsen Lie, Jonas Strand Gravli, Jon Øigarden, Maria Bock

Votes: 24,875

Arctic (2018)
6.8
71 metascore

Arctic (2018)

PG-13 | 98 min | Adventure, Drama

A man stranded in the Arctic after a plane crash must decide whether to remain in the relative safety of his makeshift camp or to embark on a deadly trek through the unknown.

Director: Joe Penna | Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Maria Thelma Smáradóttir, Tintrinai Thikhasuk

Votes: 37,926 | Gross: $2.41M

Breaking the Waves (1996)
7.9
76 metascore

Breaking the Waves (1996)

R | 159 min | Drama

Oilman Jan is paralyzed in an accident. His wife, who prayed for his return, feels guilty; even more, when Jan urges her to have sex with another.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Emily Watson, Stellan Skarsgård, Katrin Cartlidge, Jean-Marc Barr

Votes: 60,363 | Gross: $4.04M

Z for Zachariah (2015)
6.0
68 metascore

Z for Zachariah (2015)

PG-13 | 98 min | Drama, Sci-Fi, Thriller

In the wake of a disaster that wipes out most of civilization, two men and a young woman find themselves in an emotionally charged love triangle as the last known survivors.

Director: Craig Zobel | Stars: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Chris Pine, Margot Robbie

Votes: 27,065 | Gross: $0.12M

End of Sentence (2019)

96 min | Drama

After being widowed, Frank Fogle reluctantly embarks on a journey to honor his wife's last wish of spreading her ashes in a remote lake in her native Ireland and a promise of taking his ... See full summary »

Director: Elfar Adalsteins | Stars: John Hawkes, Logan Lerman, Sarah Bolger, Ólafur Darri Ólafsson

Votes: 895

Modus (2015– )

45 min | Crime, Thriller

During a snowy Christmas season in Sweden, psychologist and profiler Inger Johanne Vik finds not only herself but also her autistic daughter drawn into the investigation of a number of disturbing deaths.

Stars: Melinda Kinnaman, Henrik Norlén, Esmeralda Struwe, Simon J. Berger

Votes: 3,535

LazyTown (2002–2014)

TV-Y | 30 min | Adventure, Comedy, Family

In this Nick Jr. television show, a pink-haired girl named Stephanie moves to LazyTown with her uncle (the mayor of LazyTown), where she tries to teach its extremely lazy residents that physical activity is beneficial.

Stars: Magnús Scheving, Stefán Karl Stefánsson, Julianna Rose Mauriello, Julie Westwood

Votes: 5,756

Stella Blómkvist (2017– )

TV-MA | 46 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Stella Blómkvist is a young, cute, libertine, tough, confident, intelligent, Icelandic lawyer with a flexible moral compass. A friend at the police calls her when there's a criminal in need of a lawyer.

Stars: Heida Reed, Sara Dögg Ásgeirsdóttir, Kristín Þóra Haraldsdóttir, Þorsteinn Guðmundsson

Votes: 601

Valhalla (I) (2019)

105 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller

The Viking children Røskva and Tjalfe embark on an adventurous journey from Midgard to Valhalla with the gods Thor and Loki. Life in Valhalla, however, turns out to be threatened by the ... See full summary »

Director: Fenar Ahmad | Stars: Roland Møller, Salóme Gunnarsdóttir, Patricia Schumann, Lára Jóhanna Jónsdóttir

Votes: 1,892

Kung Fu Yoga (2017)
5.2
50 metascore

Kung Fu Yoga (2017)

Not Rated | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

Two professors team up to locate a lost treasure and embark on an adventure that takes them from a Tibetan ice cave to Dubai, and to a mountain temple in India.

Director: Stanley Tong | Stars: Jackie Chan, Yixing Zhang, Miya Muqi, Disha Patani

Votes: 8,475 | Gross: $0.36M

Beowulf & Grendel (2005)
5.8
53 metascore

Beowulf & Grendel (2005)

R | 103 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

In Denmark, during the 6th century, Danish king Hrothgar and his warriors kill a troll whose son, Grendel, vows revenge.

Director: Sturla Gunnarsson | Stars: Hringur Ingvarsson, Spencer Wilding, Stellan Skarsgård, Ingvar Sigurdsson

Votes: 17,226 | Gross: $0.07M

The Unknown Soldier (2017)

132 min | Drama, War

A film adaptation of Väinö Linna's best selling novel The Unknown Soldier (1954) and the novel's unedited manuscript version, Sotaromaani.

Director: Aku Louhimies | Stars: Eero Aho, Johannes Holopainen, Jussi Vatanen, Aku Hirviniemi

Votes: 8,094

A White, White Day (2019)
7.0
80 metascore

A White, White Day (2019)

109 min | Drama

An off duty police begins to suspect a local man for having had an affair with his recently dead wife. Gradually his obsession for finding out the truth accumulates and inevitably begins to endanger himself and his loved ones.

Director: Hlynur Palmason | Stars: Ingvar Sigurdsson, Ída Mekkín Hlynsdóttir, Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Sara Dögg Ásgeirsdóttir

Votes: 1,600

Last and First Men (2020)
6.0
92 metascore

Last and First Men (2020)

70 min | Sci-Fi

Two billion years ahead of us, a future race of humans finds itself on the verge of extinction. Almost all that is left in the world are lone and surreal monuments, beaming their message into the wilderness.

Director: Jóhann Jóhannsson | Star: Tilda Swinton

Votes: 224

Bokeh (I) (2017)
5.0
56 metascore

Bokeh (I) (2017)

TV-MA | 92 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

On a romantic getaway to Iceland, a young American couple wake up one morning to discover every person on earth has disappeared. Their struggle to survive and to reconcile the mysterious ... See full summary »

Directors: Geoffrey Orthwein, Andrew Sullivan | Stars: Maika Monroe, Matt O'Leary, Arnar Jónsson, Gunnar Helgason

Votes: 6,830

Case (2015– )

45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

A smart lawyer whose drinking and recklessness send him on a path of self-destruction finds new purpose investigating a teenager's apparent suicide.

Stars: Steinunn Ólína Þorsteinsdóttir, Magnús Jónsson, Birna Rún Eiríksdóttir, Elma Stefania Agustsdottir

Votes: 1,913

Dead Snow 2 (2014)
6.9
59 metascore

Dead Snow 2 (2014)

R | 100 min | Action, Comedy, Horror

Still on the run from a group of Nazi zombies, a man seeks the aid of a group of American zombie enthusiasts, and discovers new techniques for fighting the zombies.

Director: Tommy Wirkola | Stars: Vegar Hoel, Ørjan Gamst, Martin Starr, Jocelyn DeBoer

Votes: 21,934

Under the Tree (2017)
6.8
75 metascore

Under the Tree (2017)

Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

When Baldwin and Inga's next door neighbours complain that a tree in their backyard casts a shadow over their sundeck, what starts off as a typical spat between neighbours in the suburbs unexpectedly and violently spirals out of control.

Director: Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson | Stars: Steinþór Hróar Steinþórsson, Edda Björgvinsdóttir, Sigurður Sigurjónsson, Þorsteinn Bachmann

Votes: 3,383 | Gross: $0.07M

Woman at War (2018)
7.4
81 metascore

Woman at War (2018)

Not Rated | 101 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama

Halla becomes a determined environmental activist, but this threatens a long-held hope of hers.

Director: Benedikt Erlingsson | Stars: Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir, Jóhann Sigurðarson, Juan Camillo Roman Estrada, Jörundur Ragnarsson

Votes: 6,541 | Gross: $0.85M

The County (2019)

92 min | Comedy, Drama

A widowed farmer begins a new life on her own terms by fighting against corruption and injustice in her community.

Director: Grímur Hákonarson | Stars: Arndís Hrönn Egilsdóttir, Sveinn Ólafur Gunnarsson, Þorsteinn Bachmann, Ævar Þór Benediktsson

Votes: 353

Love on Iceland (2020 TV Movie)

TV-G | 84 min | Comedy, Romance

Seeking inspiration for work, Chloe gathers her college travel group back together for a trip to Iceland. When her ex, a member of the group, shows up uninvited, sparks fly.

Director: Clare Niederpruem | Stars: Kaitlin Doubleday, Colin Donnell, Preston Sadleir, Kate Easton

Votes: 541

Heartstone (2016)
7.4
70 metascore

Heartstone (2016)

Unrated | 129 min | Drama, Romance

In a fishing village in Iceland, a boy develops feelings for his best friend as his best friend pursues his affections for a girl.

Director: Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson | Stars: Baldur Einarsson, Blær Hinriksson, Diljá Valsdóttir, Katla Njálsdóttir

Votes: 4,213

Thin Ice (2020– )

44 min | Drama, Thriller

A research vessel disappears in the waters off Greenland. Pure coincidence or dirty conspiracy?

Stars: David Gudbrandsson, Lena Endre, Bianca Kronlöf, Angunnguaq Larsen

Votes: 533

Tom of Finland (2017)
6.8
56 metascore

Tom of Finland (2017)

Not Rated | 117 min | Biography, Drama

Award-winning filmmaker Dome Karukoski brings to screen the life and work of artist Touko Valio Laaksonen (aka Tom of Finland), one of the most influential and celebrated figures of twentieth century gay culture.

Director: Dome Karukoski | Stars: Pekka Strang, Seumas F. Sargent, Chris Myland, Alf Myreen

Votes: 4,971 | Gross: $0.38M

Rams (2015)

R | 93 min | Comedy, Drama

In a remote Icelandic farming valley, two brothers who haven't spoken in 40 years have to come together in order to save what's dearest to them - their sheep.

Director: Grímur Hákonarson | Stars: Sigurður Sigurjónsson, Theodór Júlíusson, Charlotte Bøving, Jón Benónýsson

Votes: 12,016 | Gross: $0.14M

The Bothersome Man (2006)

Not Rated | 95 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy

In a strange city where every person seems content beyond reason a new man arrives in town and stirs up trouble by asking too many questions.

Director: Jens Lien | Stars: Trond Fausa, Petronella Barker, Per Schaanning, Birgitte Larsen

Votes: 16,008

The Juniper Tree (1990)
6.8
86 metascore

The Juniper Tree (1990)

Not Rated | 78 min | Drama, Fantasy

Margit and her older sister, Katla, flee their homeland after their mother is killed for practicing witchcraft. Needing a place to stay, Katla casts a spell over a young farmer named Jóhann which makes him fall in love with her.

Director: Nietzchka Keene | Stars: Björk, Bryndis Petra Bragadóttir, Valdimar Örn Flygenring, Guðrún Gísladóttir

Votes: 940

Metalhead (2013)
7.1
79 metascore

Metalhead (2013)

Not Rated | 97 min | Drama

A girl is caught between the life that took her brother and her own inability to strike out on her own. In her grief, she finds solace in the dark music of Black Metal and dreams of becoming a rock star.

Director: Ragnar Bragason | Stars: Thora Bjorg Helga, Ingvar Sigurdsson, Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir, Sveinn Ólafur Gunnarsson

Votes: 5,842

The Cliff (2009– )

54 min | Drama, Mystery

The Cliff is a dramatic mystery about a Crime Detective who is sent to a small community in Iceland to help a local policewoman investigate a suspicious accident. Together they unravel a ... See full summary »

Stars: Björn Hlynur Haraldsson, Unnur Birna Jónsdóttir, Ari Kapríus Kristjánsson, Dóra Jóhannsdóttir

Votes: 462

I Remember You (2017)

Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

A story about a young man and woman who move into a small abandoned town in Iceland to renovate an old house. Little do they know the town has a dark history.

Director: Óskar Thór Axelsson | Stars: Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson, Ágústa Eva Erlendsdóttir, Elma Stefania Agustsdottir, Anna Gunndís Guðmundsdóttir

Votes: 4,126

The Flatey Enigma (2018– )

211 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

Set in 1971, the series follows Johanna, a professor of Nordic Studies, accused of murder. To prove her innocence, she has to solve a riddle in a medieval manuscript about Norse kings, the ... See full summary »

Stars: Lára Jóhanna Jónsdóttir, Stefán Hallur Stefánsson, Hilmir Jensson, Sigurður Sigurjónsson

Votes: 201

And Breathe Normally (2018)
6.9
77 metascore

And Breathe Normally (2018)

TV-14 | 95 min | Drama

Two women's lives will intersect while trapped in circumstances unforeseen. Between a struggling Icelandic mother and an asylum seeker from Guinea-Bissau, a delicate bond will form as both strategize to get their lives back on track.

Director: Isold Uggadottir | Stars: Kristín Þóra Haraldsdóttir, Babetida Sadjo, Patrik Nökkvi Pétursson, Bragi Arnason

Votes: 1,951

The Brothers Lionheart (1977)

106 min | Drama, Family, Fantasy

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: 5,927

The Shamer's Daughter (2015)

96 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

Medieval Dunark's ruling family is murdered and the heir found with a bloody dagger. As the witch Shamer can't shame the heir to admit, the Shamer's daughter is fetched, as she, too, can make people see their shameful acts.

Director: Kenneth Kainz | Stars: Roland Møller, Jakob Oftebro, Allan Hyde, Søren Malling

Votes: 3,249

The Boss of It All (2006)
6.7
71 metascore

The Boss of It All (2006)

Not Rated | 99 min | Comedy

An IT company hires an actor to serve as the company's president in order to help the business get sold to a cranky Icelander.

Director: Lars von Trier | Stars: Jens Albinus, Peter Gantzler, Friðrik Þór Friðriksson, Benedikt Erlingsson

Votes: 10,791 | Gross: $0.05M

Virgin Mountain (2015)

94 min | Drama

Fusi, a 43 year old man, still lives with his mother. His daily life is characterized by monotonous routine. The appearance of vibrant Sjöfn and young neighbour Hera will upset his old bachelor habits.

Director: Dagur Kári | Stars: Gunnar Jónsson, Ilmur Kristjánsdóttir, Sigurjón Kjartansson, Margrét Helga Jóhannsdóttir

Votes: 7,208

Life in a Fishbowl (2014)

129 min | Drama

A Reykjavik pre-school teacher struggles to raise her daughter while selling casual sex to help make ends meet.

Director: Baldvin Zophoníasson | Stars: Hera Hilmar, Thor Kristjansson, Þorsteinn Bachmann, Jóel Sæmundsson

Votes: 1,626

Ice on Fire (2019)

TV-PG | 88 min | Documentary

Can we reverse climate change? Ice on Fire explores the many ways we reduce carbon inputs to the atmosphere and, more important, how to "draw" carbon down, bringing CO2 out of the ... See full summary »

Director: Leila Conners | Stars: Raymond Baltar, Leonardo DiCaprio, Ottmar Edenhofer, Linwood Gill

Votes: 1,208

The Mahabharata (1989–1990)

Not Rated | 318 min | Drama, War

Jealousy and hatred is what separates the Pandavas and Kauravas. The Kauravas fear the Pandavas are after the throne of their father. Yudhishthira of the Pandavas gets told by the deity, Krishna, that he will become king. A war is inevitable.

Stars: Erika Alexander, Maurice Bénichou, Amba Bihler, Lou Elias Bihler

Votes: 1,041 | Gross: $0.33M

The Last Winter (2006)
5.6
69 metascore

The Last Winter (2006)

Not Rated | 101 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

The American oil company North Corporation is building an ice road to explore the remote Northern Arctic National Wildlife Refuge seeking oil. The independent environmentalists together ... See full summary »

Director: Larry Fessenden | Stars: Ron Perlman, James Le Gros, Connie Britton, Zach Gilford

Votes: 8,419 | Gross: $0.03M

A Little Trip to Heaven (2005)

R | 98 min | Drama, Thriller

A husband and wife tangle with an investigator over her dead brother's million-dollar insurance policy.

Director: Baltasar Kormákur | Stars: Kharl Anton Leigh, Peter Coyote, Forest Whitaker, Juan Carlos Pardo Pardo

Votes: 4,594

Ploey (2018)

PG | 83 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

A plover chick has not learned to fly when his family migrates in the fall. He must survive the arctic winter, vicious enemies and himself in order to be reunited with his beloved one next spring.

Director: Árni Ásgeirsson | Stars: Sean Astin, John Stamos, Debbie Chazen, Colin Mace

Votes: 831 | Gross: $0.08M

The Deep (2012)

Not Rated | 95 min | Action, Drama

Based on actual events, a fisherman tries to survive in the freezing ocean after his boat capsizes off the south coast of Iceland.

Director: Baltasar Kormákur | Stars: Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Stefán Hallur Stefánsson, Joi Johannsson, Thora Bjorg Helga

Votes: 4,827

The Oath (2016)

Not Rated | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

A troubled father, working as a doctor, decides to go to extreme measures for saving his daughter from a devastating influence of her boyfriend, a drug dealer.

Director: Baltasar Kormákur | Stars: Baltasar Kormákur, Hera Hilmar, Gísli Örn Garðarsson, Margrét Bjarnadóttir

Votes: 1,807

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