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
Arctic (2018)
6.9
71 metascore

Arctic (2018)

PG-13 | 98 min | Adventure, Drama, Thriller

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: 20,243 | Gross: $2.41M

Ice on Fire (2019)

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, Linwood Gill, Brigitte Knopf

Votes: 324

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: 34,391 | Gross: $31.45M

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: 181,286 | Gross: $43.48M

Hostel (2005)
5.9
55 metascore

Hostel (2005)

R | 94 min | Horror

Three backpackers head to a Slovak city that promises to meet their hedonistic expectations, with no idea of the hell that awaits them.

Director: Eli Roth | Stars: Jay Hernandez, Derek Richardson, Eythor Gudjonsson, Barbara Nedeljakova

Votes: 158,997 | Gross: $47.33M

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: 57,333 | Gross: $4.04M

Hostel: Part II (2007)
5.5
46 metascore

Hostel: Part II (2007)

R | 94 min | Horror

Three American college students studying abroad are lured to a Slovakian hostel, and discover the grim reality behind it.

Director: Eli Roth | Stars: Lauren German, Heather Matarazzo, Bijou Phillips, Roger Bart

Votes: 80,491 | Gross: $17.61M

Ófærð (2015– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

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: 11,365

22 July (2018)
6.7
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: 19,774

Dancer in the Dark (2000)
8.0
61 metascore

Dancer in the Dark (2000)

R | 140 min | Crime, Drama, Musical

An east European girl goes to America 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: 93,786 | Gross: $4.18M

Woman at War (2018)
7.6
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: 3,014 | Gross: $0.85M

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: 25,459 | Gross: $0.12M

LazyTown (2002–2016)

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: 5,477

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: 3,057

Beowulf & Grendel (2005)
5.9
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: 16,850 | Gross: $0.07M

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: 6,051

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: 6,536

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: 1,587

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, Georgina Sutcliffe

Votes: 463 | Gross: $0.02M

Valhalla (2019)

Adventure, Fantasy, Thriller | Post-production

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, Jacob Lohmann, Salóme Gunnarsdóttir, Patricia Schumann

Dead Snow 2: Red vs. Dead (2014)
6.9
59 metascore

Dead Snow 2: Red vs. Dead (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: 20,549

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: 4,401 | Gross: $0.38M

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: 3,583

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: 512

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, Thor Kristjansson

Votes: 3,569

The Flatey Enigma (2018– )

50 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: 79

Rams (2015)

R | 93 min | 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: 10,978 | Gross: $0.14M

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: 1,234

The Shamer's Daughter (2015)

96 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

The Shamer's daughter, Dina, has unwillingly inherited her mother's supernatural ability. She can look straight into the soul of other people, making them feel ashamed of themselves. When ... See full summary »

Director: Kenneth Kainz | Stars: Roland Møller, Allan Hyde, Jakob Oftebro, Maria Bonnevie

Votes: 2,907

End of Sentence

Drama | Completed

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

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: 15,331

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: 5,281

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: 10,335 | 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: 6,526

Under the Tree (2017)
6.9
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: 2,499 | Gross: $0.07M

A White, White Day (2019)

109 min | Drama

In a remote Icelandic town, an off duty police chief begins to suspect a local man for having had an affair with his wife, who recently died in a car accident. Gradually his obsession for ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 43

The Brothers Lionheart (1977)

106 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

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: 5,618

Given (2016)

72 min | Documentary, Adventure, Family

GIVEN is the story of a legacy that takes one unique family on an adventure from their home in Kauai around the world. Told through the memories of a child, Given is the simple yet ... See full summary »

Director: Jess Bianchi | Stars: Aamion Goodwin, Daize Goodwin, Given Goodwin, True Goodwin

Votes: 1,514

Jitters (2010)

Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Romance

A 16-year old Icelandic boy's first kiss with another boy gives him "jitters"--feelings he can't deny. This is a well-written film that captures the confusion and excitement of being a ... See full summary »

Director: Baldvin Zophoníasson | Stars: Atli Oskar Fjalarsson, Ilva Holmes, Gísli Örn Garðarsson, Birna Rún Eiríksdóttir

Votes: 1,380

Vultures (2018)

95 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Two antagonistic brothers decide to smuggle drugs into their native Iceland using a young Polish girl as their mule.

Director: Börkur Sigþórsson | Stars: Baltasar Breki Samper, Anna Próchniak, Ingvar Sigurdsson, Marijana Jankovic

Votes: 223

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: 4,467

The Oath (2016)

Not Rated | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

Icelandic auteur Baltasar Kormákur (Contraband, 2 Guns, Everest) directs and stars in this psychological thriller about a father who tries to pull his daughter out of her world of drugs and... See full summary »

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

Votes: 1,549

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: 8,194 | Gross: $0.03M

Liberty (2018)

58 min | Crime, Drama

Christian moves to Tanzania with his do-good parents and tries to find his way in a community of ex-pats and Africans.

Stars: Connie Nielsen, Carsten Bjørnlund, Sofie Gråbøl, Charlie Karumi

Votes: 336

The Juniper Tree (1990)
6.9
84 metascore

The Juniper Tree (1990)

78 min | Drama, Fantasy

Margit and her older sister, Katla, flee their homeland in Iceland after their mother is killed for practicing witchcraft. Needing a place to stay, Katla casts a spell over a young farmer ... See full summary »

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

Votes: 521

101 Reykjavík (2000)
6.9
68 metascore

101 Reykjavík (2000)

Not Rated | 88 min | Comedy, Romance

Will the 30 y.o. Hlynur ever move out of his mother's apartment in Reykjavík? Social welfare keeps him passive but things change when his mother's Spanish friend, Lola, arrives and stays through Xmas and New Year's Eve.

Director: Baltasar Kormákur | Stars: Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Victoria Abril, Hanna María Karlsdóttir, Þrúður Vilhjálmsdóttir

Votes: 9,012 | Gross: $0.01M

The Days the Flowers Bloom (2019)

180 min | Drama

Friends Erik, Mikael and Benny grow up together in a chain house area outside Stockholm in the 1970s. Their families hang out as neighbors do, but behind the facades hide pain, sorrow and ... See full summary »

Stars: Rasmus Luthander, Rebecka Hemse, Peter Schildt, Julia Marko-Nord

Votes: 342

Dark Floors (2008)

R | 85 min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller

A man emerges with his autistic daughter and three others from a hospital elevator to find themselves trapped in the building with devilish monsters.

Directors: Pete Riski, Alan Smithee | Stars: William Hope, Leon Herbert, Ronald Pickup, Philip Bretherton

Votes: 6,362

Winter Brothers (2017)
6.6
63 metascore

Winter Brothers (2017)

TV-14 | 94 min | Drama

A brother odyssey set in a worker environment during a cold winter. We follow two brothers, their routines, habits, rituals and a violent feud that erupts between them and another family.

Director: Hlynur Palmason | Stars: Elliott Crosset Hove, Simon Sears, Victoria Carmen Sonne, Lars Mikkelsen

Votes: 940

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: 4,560

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