Our list of the most anticipated Swedish movies of 2013 and for 2014. We have selected a rather large and very promising list for this year – all the best Swedish movies produced in Sweden on DVD or in Cinema in 2013/2014. This year we have some thrillers, drama’s and even Swedish comedies. A top 10 Ranked by level of anticipation:)
A movie that has been already announced several times, but of which we now know that it will be released in 2014. Based on the incredibly popular Swedish children’s book and a remake of the famous film version in 1977. In 2014 this will fantasy story will be directed by Swedish director Tomas Alfredson, known for the strong Swedish vampire film ‘Let the Right One In’, and the British spy story and thriller ‘Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy’. The Brothers Lionheart will probably be the largest Swedish film of 2014. It will, however, be English-spoken.
Another kids movie from Sweden will be the film after the famous Swedish comic book character Bamse in Bamse och tjugstaven (2014).
Other upcoming Swedish movies 2014:
What appear to be new must-see Swedish movies are:
– The feature debut by Ester Martin Bergsmark opening the Goteborg film festival, Something must break (2014)
– A drama about a terminally ill woman with cancer, in The Quiet Roar (March 2014)
And of course you browse through our genre articles, where smaller, but for certain genre’s cool films are released in 2014. Let’s continue with the top films of 2013 and 2012.
Monica Z (2013) with international releases in 2014
This biopic of famous Swedish singer Monica Zetterlund was the biggest commercial success in Sweden in 2013, and in 2014 it will be released internationally. Besides attracting an impressive half million admissions, it also was awarded with the Guldbagge award for best film of 2013. It is directed by Danish director Per Fly (known for The Bench which is in our best Danish films of all time list). And will be most like likely one of the best biopic movies of 2014 in Europe.
The Reunion (2013)
A very interesting new Swedish drama released in November. The Reunion or Återträffen is about a common theme in film and television, reunions. And also in this feature film it comes with the much needed drama. But it is pretty nicely worked out, and at times even quite shocking. It will be released in the rest of Europe in 2014.
Call Girl (2012) – Drama/Thriller
This Swedish drama film is directed by Mikael Marcain, so far mainly known as a tv-series director (amongst others a few Wallander episodes). Call Girl was already released in 2012, and was and instant hit at several prestigious festivals. It is a realistic film set in the seventies about a lower-class young girl who gets recruited into the world of high-end prostitution. To be released in most European cinema’s around April 2013. So far the best recent Swedish movie of 2013/2012 according to us.
Ego (2013) – A romantic drama blockbuster in Sweden
The typical drama story about the guy who has everything, but leaves a superficial lifestyle, and who has to finally face some difficulties in life, leading him to becoming a better person. In Ego the main character turns blind due to an accident – in the darkness a whole new world opens up for him. This Swedish romantic drama was released in Sweden in Januari 2013.
Vi (2013) – Drama
Vi has so far gotten some pretty decent reviews. It is about a relationship between two rather crazy people that goes to hell. It is with Anna Astrom who is featuring in three of our new Swedish movies 2013 list.
Studentfesten (2013) – Swedish Comedy
It is about three overage students who go on a crazy ride crashing high-school graduation parties. It seems rather funny. It is by Simon Sandquist who in 1998 was nominated for an Oscar for his debut short film Victor. Will be released in Sweden in April 2013.
More trailers of upcoming feature films from Sweden:
Dom över död man (2013)
New drama film by famous Swedish filmmaker Jan Troell (nominated for 2 Oscars).
More 2013 Swedish movie releases:
- More other new Scandinavian movies: 2013/2014 Danish movies.