Saami (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 12th Man (2017)
70 metascore

The 12th Man (2017)

Unrated | 135 min | Drama, History, Thriller

They were 12 saboteurs. The Nazis killed 11 of them. This is the true story of the one who got away...

Director: Harald Zwart | Stars: Thomas Gullestad, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Marie Blokhus, Mads Sjøgård Pettersen

Votes: 12,184

Underworld: Blood Wars (2016)
23 metascore

Underworld: Blood Wars (2016)

R | 91 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

Vampire death dealer, Selene (Kate Beckinsale) fights to end the eternal war between the Lycan clan and the Vampire faction that betrayed her.

Director: Anna Foerster | Stars: Kate Beckinsale, Theo James, Tobias Menzies, Lara Pulver

Votes: 63,022 | Gross: $30.35M

Midnight Sun (2016– )

55 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

The brutal murder of a French citizen sees French homicide investigator Kahina Zadi (Leïla Bekhti) go to Kiruna, Sweden. Together with Rutger Burlin (Peter Stormare) she begins an investigation that soon takes on staggering proportions.

Stars: Leïla Bekhti, Gustaf Hammarsten, Albin Grenholm, Jakob Hultcrantz Hansson

Votes: 3,647

Sami Blood (2016)
79 metascore

Sami Blood (2016)

110 min | Drama, History

A reindeer-breeding Sámi girl who is exposed to the racism of the 1930's at her boarding school, starts dreaming of another life. But to achieve it, she has to become someone else and break all ties with her family and culture.

Director: Amanda Kernell | Stars: Maj-Doris Rimpi, Olle Sarri, Ánne Biret Somby, Bo Lundmark

Votes: 4,746

A Somewhat Gentle Man (2010)
68 metascore

A Somewhat Gentle Man (2010)

Not Rated | 113 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

Ulrik is reluctantly let out of prison after serving 12 years for murder. He has to cope with his gang, his ex, a few women - and a snitch. His son has a fiancé. Her family doesn't approve ... See full summary »

Director: Hans Petter Moland | Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Bjørn Floberg, Jorunn Kjellsby, Gard B. Eidsvold

Votes: 6,265 | Gross: $0.04M

Pathfinder (1987)

86 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Around the year 1000 AD warlike people, the so-called "tjudes," roam in northern Scandinavia. As they brutally kill a family in a remote area, including the parents and their little ... See full summary »

Director: Nils Gaup | Stars: Mikkel Gaup, Ingvald Guttorm, Nils Utsi, Henrik H. Buljo

Votes: 4,541

Tyhjiö (2018)

97 min | Comedy, Romance

The story of the tumultuous relationship between a successful actress and a struggling writer.

Director: Aleksi Salmenperä | Stars: Laura Birn, Tommi Korpela, Hannu-Pekka Björkman, Matleena Kuusniemi

Votes: 240

The Kautokeino Rebellion (2008)

96 min | Drama, History

Religious and cultural reawakening inspires rebellion in a 19th century Norwegian village.

Director: Nils Gaup | Stars: Mikkel Gaup, Anni-Kristiina Juuso, Aslat Mahtte Gaup, Nils Peder Gaup

Votes: 2,539

Invasion of the Animal People (1959)

55 min | Horror, Sci-Fi

Aliens release a furry critter in the wilds of Lapland where it takes a woman captive and threatens a group of scientists.

Director: Virgil W. Vogel | Stars: Barbara Wilson, Sten Gester, Robert Burton, Bengt Blomgren

Votes: 779

The Cuckoo (2002)
69 metascore

The Cuckoo (2002)

PG-13 | 99 min | Drama, War, Comedy

The beauty of this movie is that you, as the reader of the subtitles, are the only one who knows what is going on. The woman and the two men all speak different languages. It is a comedy of errors up until the end.

Director: Aleksandr Rogozhkin | Stars: Anni-Kristiina Juuso, Ville Haapasalo, Viktor Bychkov, Mikhail Korobochkin

Votes: 6,965 | Gross: $0.24M

Svidd neger (2003)

87 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

Anna lives with her father Karl someplace in the outskirts of northern Norway. Karl killed his ex-wife and threw her newborn colored child into the sea when he discovered that she obviously... See full summary »

Director: Erik Smith Meyer | Stars: Kingsford Siayor, Eirik Junge Eliassen, Björn Granath, Kjersti Lid Gullvåg

Votes: 1,811

Bimbo Bambino (2018)

Action, Comedy, Drama

The story revolves around a group of teenage boys. When one of them suddenly gets a chance to make a pact with the devil things shift quickly in their lives.

Director: Alexi Carpentieri | Stars: Victor Poturaj, Byron Reimer Ward, Frej Wells, Musa Malik

Votes: 7

North (2009)

79 min | Comedy, Drama

NORTH Following a nervous breakdown, ski athlete Jomar has isolated himself in a lonely existence as the guard of a ski park. When he learns that he might be the father of a child way up ... See full summary »

Director: Rune Denstad Langlo | Stars: Anders Baasmo Christiansen, Kyrre Hellum, Marte Aunemo, Mads Sjøgård Pettersen

Votes: 2,892

The Earth Is a Sinful Song (1973)

R | 108 min | Drama

An earthy, naturalistically erotic and blood-soaked tale of young Martta's ill-fated affair with Oula, a womanizing reindeer herdsman in the Finnish Lapland of the late 1940s. When the 19-... See full summary »

Director: Rauni Mollberg | Stars: Maritta Viitamäki, Pauli Jauhojärvi, Aimo Saukko, Milja Hiltunen

Votes: 685

Wolf (2008)

95 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

An examination of how the traditions of the Sami villagers in northern Sweden is confronted with modern day society.

Director: Daniel Alfredson | Stars: Peter Stormare, Robin Lundberg, Rolf Degerlund, Marie Delleskog

Votes: 1,174

The Miracle of the Little Prince (2018)

89 min | Documentary

A documentary about the passionate translators of the book The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, who fight for the preservation of their endangered languages.

Director: Marjoleine Boonstra

Votes: 45

24H Europe: The Next Generation (2019 TV Movie)

1,440 min | Documentary

It does not look good for Europe. The great visionary project of the post-war era is on the brink of a precipice. The dream of open borders, a single market, a European government, a ... See full summary »

Directors: Nathalie Biancheri, Susanne Binninger, Kim Brand, Daniel Cattier, François Chilowicz, Hanna Doose, Jan Gassmann, Marco Gastine, Uli Gaulke, Uljana Havemann, Per-Josef Idivuoma, Magda Jaroszewicz, Yves Jeuland, Karin Jurschick, Lukás Kokes, Dane Komljen, Kimmo Koskela, Eliza Kubarska, Rémi Lainé, Martin Langner, Marcus Lenz, Madis Ligema, Matthias Luthardt, Pia Marais, Antonio Martino, Helga Rakel Rafnsdottir, Thomas Riedelsheimer, Alexandru Solomon, Guillaume Terver, Mila Turajlic, Alfred Turner, Florian Vallée, Anne van Campenhout, Andreas Voigt, Natalija Yefimkina, Rosa Hannah Ziegler, Britt Beyer, Vassili Silovic

Glass Dolls (2014)

92 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

A mother reports her student daughter Lisa missing, but detective Aslak Eira is getting too little information, and she is found in a lake. The more they investigate, the less they seem to understand. Then Lisa's best friend goes missing.

Director: Nils Gaup | Stars: Stig Henrik Hoff, Lena Kristin Ellingsen, Anders Dahlberg, Henrik Mestad

Votes: 187

The Last Border (1993)

105 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

One man's quest for revenge in a post-apocalyptic world

Director: Mika Kaurismäki | Stars: Jolyon Baker, Jürgen Prochnow, Fanny Bastien, Kari Väänänen

Votes: 312

All Aboard! The Great Reindeer Migration (2018 TV Movie)

119 min | Documentary

Each year, Sami reindeer herders help their animals reach the far north pastures to give birth and feed. Pop up text gives information about the Sami and the reindeer throughout. Part of BBC4 Slow TV's "All Aboard!" Christmas franchise.

Stars: Aslak Ante Sara, Josef Mikkel Sara, Ravdna Sara

The Storm in My Heart (2009)

92 min | Drama

Jernanger is a tale about the tempered Eivind who isn't scared of anything- except love. Eivind, lives aboard a boat in the South of Norway. The boat lies low and lopsided in the water. ... See full summary »

Director: Pål Jackman | Stars: Ailo Gaup, Pål Sverre Hagen, Hans Petter Hansen, Magne Høyland

Votes: 552

Hay Road (2012)

90 min | Adventure, Drama, Western

This is the story of a man who after living over ten years isolated away from his country, returns to avenge His brother's death. Inspired by the writings of Henry David Thoreau, he is ... See full summary »

Director: Rodrigo Areias | Stars: Vítor Correia, Nuno Melo, Inês Mariana Moitas, Ângelo Torres

Votes: 173

Rebel (II) (2014)

14 min | Documentary, Short, Comedy

This film is an unconventional documentary that explores the complex relationship between a father and daughter. Through animation, re-enactments, and archival photos, writer/director E. ... See full summary »

Director: Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers | Stars: Maret Aile Gaup Beaska, Mariel Belanger, Máret Áile Gaup Beaska, Duncan Ollerenshaw

Votes: 6

Kaisa's Enchanted Forest (2016)

82 min | Documentary

A magical story about the lifelong friendship, the age-old legend of Aurora Borealis and a culture that was almost destroyed by the Second World War.

Director: Katja Gauriloff | Stars: Kaisa Gauriloff, Robert Crottet, Mohandas K. Gandhi, Jaakko Sverloff

Votes: 91

Elsewhere (2001)

240 min | Documentary

During the year 2000 Geyrhalter and his teams travelled to a different destination each month, looking for places untouched by the millennium hysteria. Locations include Niger, Finland, ... See full summary »

Director: Nikolaus Geyrhalter

Votes: 118


Short, Drama | Post-production

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Director: Marja Bål Nango

Umur (2002)

102 min | Drama, Romance

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Director: Kai Lehtinen | Stars: Heikki Rantanen, Minna Turunen, Juhani Niemelä, Rea Mauranen

Votes: 254

The Embargo Project (2015)

73 min | Drama

Five Indigenous women filmmakers from across Canada challenge one another to make a film under a set of restrictions tailored to each filmmaker. Quebec, Ontario, British Columbia, Nunavut/ ... See full summary »

Directors: Alethea Arnaquq-Baril, Zoe Leigh Hopkins, Lisa Jackson, Caroline Monnet, Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers | Stars: Curtis Ahenakew, Clint Andrew, Reneltta Arluk, Julian Ballentyne

Macbeth (I) (2004)


Macbeth, the Thane of Glamis, receives a prophecy from a trio of witches that one day he will become King of Scotland. Consumed by ambition and spurred to action by his wife, Macbeth murders his king and takes the throne for himself.

Directors: Bo Landin, Alex Scherpf | Stars: Toivo Lukkari, Anitta Suikkari, Per Henrik Bals, Elisabeth H. Blind

Votes: 27

The Minister of State (1997)

75 min | Comedy, Romance

A man uses a case of mistaken identity to gain the confidence of a small village, and in the process exposes universal human traits: honour, greed, honesty, and eventually love.

Director: Paul-Anders Simma | Stars: Anna Maria Blind, Mikkel Gaup, Peo Grape, Rolf Jenner

Votes: 72

The Boy from Lapland (1976)

86 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

A year in the Sami boy Ante's life. His dream is to become a reindeer owner like his dad, but in the autumn he has to attend school, where he struggles to adapt.

Director: Arvid Skauge | Stars: Sverre Porsanger, Rasmus Somby, Nils Utsi, Odd Astrup

Votes: 37

El hombre que embotelló el sol (2016)

84 min | Documentary

Between reality and legend, this documentary explains the history of the founding of the tourist Benidorm (Spain) thanks to Pedro Zaragoza, the mayor of the scooter: an unrepeatable ... See full summary »

Director: Óscar Bernàcer | Stars: Francisco Pérez Bayona, Eulogio Bordas, Teófilo Candelas, Sergi Castillo

Votes: 8

Birds in the Earth (2018)

11 min | Short, Drama

Two sister ballerinas dance through the villages and forests of the Sámi land in this whimsical and disarming commentary on indigenous sovereignty and land ownership (The Sámi are the only indigenous people within the European Union area).

Director: Marja Helander | Stars: Birit Haarla, Katja Haarla

Votes: 27

Northern Great Mountain (2015)

15 min | Short, Drama

Elle, 78, doesn't like indigenous Sami people - though her first language was South Sami. Under pressure from her son, she reluctantly returns to Lapland and the Great Northern Mountain for... See full summary »

Director: Amanda Kernell | Stars: Maj-Doris Rimpi, Olle Sarri, Anne Biret Somby, Jonar Thomasson

Votes: 72

Reindeer in my Saami Heart (2016)

76 min | Documentary, Biography, History

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Director: Janet Merewether | Star: Inghilda Tapio

Me and My Little Sister (2016)

69 min | Documentary

Me and my Little Sister is a personal film about sisterhood, homosexuality and the search for acceptance.

Director: Suvi West | Stars: Kaisa West, Suvi West, Linnea, Anssi Kömi

Votes: 39

Bázo (2003)

100 min | Drama

At school they used to call him Bázo, a Sami expression for a slightly retarded person. In his village they still use the name behind his back. In a way it is true. Emil is not the smartest... See full summary »

Director: Lars-Göran Pettersson | Stars: Sverre Porsanger, Issath Juakim Gaup, Jussi Joakim Gaup, Anitta Suikkari

Votes: 47

Maj Doris (2018)

73 min | Documentary

A documentary about the Sámi woman and living legend Maj Doris Rimpi.

Director: Jon Blåhed | Star: Maj-Doris Rimpi

Votes: 16

Skáidi (1995– )

30 min | Action

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Stars: Aslat Mahtte Gaup, Petter Guttorm-Gaup, Marit Eira Meløy, Anne Lajla V. Kalstad

Kiruna - A Brand New World (2019)

87 min | Documentary

What if you got the chance to build a new society from scratch, what would it look like? Located more than 200 km above the polar circle, the Swedish mining town Kiruna is built on the ... See full summary »

Director: Greta Stocklassová

Heyerdahl: Mirage (2012 Video)

5 min | Short, Music

A promotional video for Heyerdahl's 2012 single "Mirage."

Director: Thor Brenne

Edith & Aljosja (2015)

8 min | Short, Drama, Romance

A Sami woman, staying at one side of the river, and a Swedish man, living on the other side, become attracted to each other.

Director: Ann Holmgren | Stars: Ingá Elisá Påve Idivuoma, Jonathan Johansson

Boom Boom (2018)

17 min | Short, Drama

1944. Norway is under Nazi occupation. Two sámi help the norwegian resistance on a sabotagemission, but the bridge they're about to blow up is guarded by a man i nazi uniform. A fellow sámi in nazi uniform.

Director: Per-Josef Idivuoma | Stars: Jens-William Aronsen, Ingá Elisá Påve Idivuoma, Lars Henrik Idivuoma, Pavva Pittja

Hjerterått (2013– )

25 min | Drama

Against Anneli's wishes, she and her family moves from big city Oslo to rural Kautokeino, up far North in Norway. There she meets Isak, and together with him she discovers something fishy is going on. They can't trust the grown ups.

Stars: Bjørn Alexander, Nils Eira, Gard Emil Elvenes, Anne Katja Gaup

Votes: 19

Giitu (2018)


A woman returns home to her father and childhood home, after being gone for over 20 years. Her purpose for the visit is to deliver the message that her fathers former wife has passed away.

Director: Olve Aslaksen | Stars: Ebba Joks, Ingá Márjá Sarre, Nils Utsi

Votes: 6

A Shout Into the Wind (2007)

56 min | Documentary

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Director: Katja Gauriloff | Stars: Natalia Sanila, Veikko Feodoroff, Esko Seppänen, Esko-Juhani Tennilä

Votes: 5

Jon, face aux vents (2011)

77 min | Documentary

In Scandinavia, near the Arctic Circle, a few people are still living according to their ancestral traditions taking care of the reindeers and hunting elks. Today climate change threatens ... See full summary »

Director: Corto Fajal


Action, Drama | Announced

From a middle class family and having finished her finals at Uni .. Bridget wants to let her hair down. Against her parents wishes she is following her dream of becoming the sexiest and the best Pole Dancer ever to perform on stage.

Director: Laurence Williams | Star: Laurence Williams

Same Ællin (1971)

91 min | Documentary

A trip into the everyday life of the modern Sami population in Scandinavia.

Director: Titus Vibe-Müller

The Sami (2007)

82 min | Documentary

Cultural and ethnographic identity is explored in Sápmi and other places.

Directors: Anastasia Lapsui, Markku Lehmuskallio | Stars: Anni-Kristiina Juuso, Åsa Simma, Lea Magga, Aura Nordberg

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