Read about the best Norwegian movies here. The amount of great best Norwegian movies looks insignificant in comparison to its fellow Scandinavian countries Sweden and Denmark. There are some great films made nonetheless. Here you can find a top 5 of the best Norwegian movies. Of Norwegian films it is often said that they are stiff and cold. We disagree for the most part. In the following Norwegian Movie top 10 you can click on the title for a detailed description and a trailer. Please feel free to leave a review of the films in the comment section. We have included an IMDb rating until we have developed our own rating system. If you want to read more about Norwegian cinema you should have a look in our Norwegian Movies Section.
Top 5 best Norwegian Movies
Directed by Ivo Caprino.
Cast: Wenche Foss, Per Theodor Haugen and Harald Heide-Steen Jr.
IMDb Rating: 8.0.
Animation / Comedy.
This animated Norwegian Movie is about a bike mechanic who is betrayed by one of his best friends.
Drected by Petter Naess.
Cast: Per Christian Ellefsen, Sven Nordin and Marit Pia Jacobsen
IMDb Rating: 7.6.
After 40 years of living with his mother he has to leave the house and be by himself for the first time.
Directed by Joachim Trier.
Cast: Anders Danielsen Lie, Espen Klouman-Høiner and Viktoria Winge.
IMDb Rating: 7.3.
Two friends with literary ambitions have a competitive but great friendship. Both of them are struggling with adolescence in their own way.
Directed by Erik Skjoldbjærg.
Cast: Stellan Skarsgård, Maria Mathiesen and Sverre Anker Ousdal.
IMDb Rating: 7.3.
Thriller / Detective.
In this great Norwegian movie two detectives are assigned to assist the local police in a murder case in a little village in the northern part of Norway.
Directed by Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg.
Cast: Aksel Hennie, Agnes Kittelsen and Nicolai Cleve Broch.
IMDb Rating: 7.5.
Drama / Adventure.
Max Manus is based on the true story about one of the most brilliant saboteurs in the Second World War.