Danish film

Denmark is a country with a rich history of film. Nordic Film located just outside Copenhagen is the world's oldest existing film company established in 1906 over a hundred years ago. And the longstanding film tradition has continued. In the '90s with the new cinema movement "Dogme" and in recent years with world class directors like Lars von Trier (Nymphomaniac), Susanne Bier  (In a Better World) and Nicolas Winding Refn (Drive) competing at the Oscars. Also Danish actors like Mads Mikkelsen and Ulrich Thomsen are breaking through in Hollywood on TV and on the silver screen.
Become a Danish film fan – and get to know Denmark at the movies.

Danish award-winning film director Lars von Trier

Denmark's famous directors

Denmark has produced some big directors and many much-loved films. Get to know Denmark’s famous film directors here and fall in love with Denmark on screen!

Danish award-winning film The Hunt

Danish award-winning films

A Royal Affair, Melancholia, In A Better World - Denmark has brought many award-winning films into the world. See the best of them here!

The Killing

Crime, drama and cult series

Here we’ve gathered guides on the best Danish film and TV locations to visit, tours to take and films that will make you fall in love with Denmark.

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The Hunt starring Mads Mikkelsen

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In a Better World by Susanne Bier