Denmark gave us Lars von Trier, Vigo Mortensen and Mads Mikkelsen, and also boasts the most solid track record at the Oscars's for Best International Feature, with 10 nominations and three wins. Here are the best Danish-language to stream now.
Ehrengard: The Art of Seduction (2023)
A playful comedy of errors set within the royal halls of a fairy tale kingdom
A grand, terrific beauty of a film
The Guilty (2018)
A minimalist, razor-sharp thriller that will have you gasping for air.
Open Hearts (2002)
In this Danish drama, a car crash disrupts four lives, changing two couples’ relationships irrevocably
Another Round (2020)
A social experiment goes awry in this Oscar-winning, Mads Mikkelsen-led tragicomedy
Just Another Love Story (2007)
A Danish thriller about a mid-life crisis that goes wrong
Riders of Justice (2021)
Nothing is random in this riotous Danish action-black comedy about coincidences and found families
In Order of Disappearance (2014)
Norwegian Kill Bill
Babette’s Feast (1987)
Is there anything to be gained from a life of modesty?
Land of Mine (2015)
A tense, personal post-WWII drama about learning to break the cycle of war
The Hunt (2013)
A nightmarish drama dealing with complex questions, fully carried by Mads Mikkelsen’s unforgettable performance