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Men & Chicken (2015) 6.7/10

DVD Release Date: 1900-01-01


You don't choose your own family
Men & Chicken is a black comedy about two outcast brothers, who by getting to know their unknown family also discover a horrible truth about themselves and their relatives.

Genre: Comedy, Drama
Director: Anders Thomas Jensen
Starring: David Dencik, Mads Mikkelsen, Nikolaj Lie Kaas

A Stork's Journey (2017) 6.0/10

Their adventure is the destination.
Orphaned at birth and raised by storks, the teenage sparrow Richard believes he is one of them. But when the time comes to migrate to Africa, his stork family is forced to reveal his true identity and leave him behind in the forest, since he is not a migratory bird and would not survive the journey. Determined to prove he is a stork after all, Richard ventures south on his own. But only with the help of Olga, an eccentric owl with an imaginary friend and Kiki, a narcissistic, disco-singing parakeet, does he stand a chance to reach his goal and learn to accept who he really is.

Genre: Adventure, Animation
Director: Toby Genkel, Reza Memari
Starring: Tilman Döbler, Cooper Kelly Kramer, Shannon Conley

Submarino (2010) 7.6/10

DVD Release Date: 1900-01-01


Two brothers meet at their mother's funeral, each in his way on a path of self-destruction, both haunted by a tragedy in their youth.
As children, Nick and his little brother take care of their baby brother while their mother drinks herself senseless. But the baby dies, and both brothers blame themselves. Many years later, Nick is out of prison after serving time for an assault. He drinks, lives in a shelter and tries to help an old friend. When their mother dies, Nick meets his brother at the funeral. The brother, who remains nameless, is a single father to a young boy, but also supports a drug habit that is spiraling out of control. When an opportunity presents itself, he becomes a drug dealer to secure his son's future. Eventually, the two brothers meet again.

Genre: Drama
Director: Thomas Vinterberg
Starring: Gustav Fischer Kjærulff, Sebastian Bull Sarning, Mads Broe Andersen

In China They Eat Dogs (1999) 7.5/10

DVD Release Date: 1900-01-01


An intent fast paced Danish dark comedy film about two separately motivated brothers who with their slightly psychopathic tendencies end up in a touchy situation. One brother gets in serious trouble after a bank robbery and begs the other brother for help.

Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Director: Lasse Spang Olsen
Starring: Kim Bodnia, Dejan Cukic, Nikolaj Lie Kaas

Adam's Apples (2005) 7.8/10

DVD Release Date: 1900-01-01


Én ulykke kommer sjældent alene [Scandinavian saying equivalent of: When it rains, it pours]
A neo-nazi sentenced to community service at a church clashes with the blindly devotional priest.

Genre: Drama, Comedy, Crime
Director: Anders Thomas Jensen
Starring: Ulrich Thomsen, Mads Mikkelsen, Nicolas Bro

The Green Butchers (2003) 7.3/10

DVD Release Date: 1900-01-01


There is something mythological about killing an animal and then mocking it by sticking it into its own intestine
The Green Butchers (Danish: De grønne slagtere) is a black comedy featuring two butchers, Svend "Sweat" and Bjarne, who start their own shop to get away from their arrogant boss. Cannibalism is soon introduced to the plot, and further complications arise due to the reappearance of Bjarne's mentally retarded twin brother Eigil.

Genre: Comedy
Director: Anders Thomas Jensen
Starring: Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Mads Mikkelsen, Line Kruse

Flickering Lights (2000) 7.7/10

DVD Release Date: 1900-01-01


De har altid været på flugt - nu løber de for livet.
Four small gangsters from Copenhagen trick a gangster boss: they take over 4,000,000 kroner which they were supposed to bring him. Trying to escape to Barcelona they are forced to stop in the countryside, in an old, wrecked house, hiding there for several weeks. Slowly, one after another, they realize, that they would like to stay there, start a new life.

Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime
Director: Anders Thomas Jensen
Starring: Søren Pilmark, Ulrich Thomsen, Mads Mikkelsen

A Hijacking (2012) 7.2/10

DVD Release Date: 1900-01-01


Tensions are high after a Danish freighter is captured and held for ransom by Somali pirates, leading to weeks of high-stakes negotiations – and an escalating potential for explosive violence.

Genre: Thriller, Drama
Director: Tobias Lindholm
Starring: Pilou Asbæk, Søren Malling, Dar Salim

Speed Walking (2014) 6.7/10

DVD Release Date: 1900-01-01


In a quirky, small town, situated in the outskirts of everything, 14-year-old Martin is getting ready for one of the most formal transitions from boy to man; the communion. It's 1976, music's in the air and hormones are blossoming. But in the midst of it all Martin's mother suddenly passes away and her tragic death trickers a series of events that not only changes Martin's life forever, but also affects everyone else in the local community. Overwhelmed with grief neither Martin's dad, nor his older brother, is capable to comfort Martin. He enters adulthood in a mixture of drunken happiness and immense sadness over the loss of his mother, and his relationship to both his friend Kim and girlfriend Kristine comes to its natural conclusion.

Genre: Drama
Director: Niels Arden Oplev
Starring: Villads Bøye, Anders W. Berthelsen, Sidse Babett Knudsen

The Idealist (2015) 7.0/10

DVD Release Date: 1900-01-01


He revealed the lie, so we could know the truth
A whistle blower attempts to reveal the secret behind a nuclear disaster that occurred during the height of the Cold War.

Genre: Thriller
Director: Christina Rosendahl
Starring: Peter Plaugborg, Søren Malling, Arly Jover

The Hunt (2012) 8.3/10

DVD Release Date: 1900-01-01


The lie is spreading.
A teacher lives a lonely life, all the while struggling over his son’s custody. His life slowly gets better as he finds love and receives good news from his son, but his new luck is about to be brutally shattered by an innocent little lie.

Genre: Drama
Director: Thomas Vinterberg
Starring: Mads Mikkelsen, Thomas Bo Larsen, Annika Wedderkopp

Lykke (2011) 6.8/10

DVD Release Date: 1900-01-01


Created by Hanna Lundblad, Stig Thorsboe. With Mille Lehfeldt, David Dencik, Laus Høybye, Mathilde Norholt. Lykke is a fresh girl who is determined to make a career. She is employed as a public relations employee of a pharmaceutical company, where she tries to lift themselves out on top by all means.

Genre: Comedy, Drama
Starring: Mille Lehfeldt, David Dencik, Laus Høybye

In a Better World (2010) 7.7/10

DVD Release Date: 1900-01-01


When We Are Pushed To The Edge We Discover The Line Between Justice And Revenge
The lives of two Danish families cross each other, and an extraordinary but risky friendship comes into bud. But loneliness, frailty and sorrow lie in wait.

Genre: Drama
Director: Susanne Bier
Starring: Mikael Persbrandt, Trine Dyrholm, Markus Rygaard

Ivan the Incredible (2012) 4.3/10

DVD Release Date: 1900-01-01


From Ordinary Zero to Extarordinary Hero
Poor Ivan Olsen is plagued by problems bullied at school and constantly pursued by a gang whose greatest pleasure is filling his pants with water. And when Ivan gets home, his dad doesn't have much sympathy for him either because he is crazy about Tarzan and fails to appreciate Ivan's finer qualities. But one day Ivan gets the chance to live up all of his dad's expectations and give the bullies at school a lesson they will never forget. The big question is whether having superpowers makes life any easier?

Genre: Animation, Comedy, Family
Director: Michael Hegner
Starring: Thure Lindhardt, Nicolaj Kopernikus, Signe Egholm Olsen

Old Men in New Cars: In China They Eat Dogs II (2002) 6.8/10

DVD Release Date: 1900-01-01


The last wish of the dying "Monk" is for his foster child, Harald, to find his real son, Ludvig. But the latter is currently in a Swedish prison cell...

Genre: Action, Comedy, Crime, Thriller
Director: Lasse Spang Olsen
Starring: Kim Bodnia, Torkel Petersson, Tomas Villum Jensen


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