Feature Film, Icelandic (Sorted by Popularity Ascending)
1. Lamb (2021)
R | 106 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
A childless couple discovers a mysterious newborn on their farm in Iceland.
Director: Valdimar Jóhannsson | Stars: Noomi Rapace, Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson, Ingvar Sigurdsson
2. Journey to the Center of the Earth (1959)
Approved | 129 min | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
An Edinburgh professor and assorted colleagues follow an explorer's trail down an extinct Icelandic volcano to the earth's center.
Director: Henry Levin | Stars: James Mason, Pat Boone, Arlene Dahl, Diane Baker
Votes: 18,615 | Gross: $10.00M
3. Beautiful Beings (2022)
Unrated | 123 min | Drama
Addi, a gifted boy raised by a clairvoyant mother, decides to adopt a bullied misfit into his gang of outsiders. Left to their own devices, the boys discover aggression, violence, loyalty, and love.
Director: Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson | Stars: Birgir Dagur Bjarkason, Áskell Einar Pálmason, Viktor Benóný Benediktsson, Snorri Rafn Frímannsson
4. The Deep (2012)
Not Rated | 95 min | Action, Drama
Based on actual events, a fisherman tries to survive in the freezing ocean after his boat capsizes off the south coast of Iceland.
Director: Baltasar Kormákur | Stars: Ólafur Darri Ólafsson, Stefán Hallur Stefánsson, Joi Johannsson, Thora Bjorg Helga
5. Woman at War (2018)
Not Rated | 101 min | Adventure, Comedy, Drama
Halla becomes a determined environmental activist, but this threatens a long-held hope of hers.
Director: Benedikt Erlingsson | Stars: Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir, Jóhann Sigurðarson, Juan Camilo Román Estrada, Jörundur Ragnarsson
Votes: 10,719 | Gross: $0.85M
6. Heartstone (2016)
Unrated | 129 min | Drama, Romance
In a fishing village in Iceland, a boy develops feelings for his best friend as his best friend pursues his affections for a girl.
Director: Guðmundur Arnar Guðmundsson | Stars: Baldur Einarsson, Blær Hinriksson, Diljá Valsdóttir, Katla Njálsdóttir
7. A White, White Day (2019)
Unrated | 109 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller
An off duty police begins to suspect a local man for having had an affair with his recently dead wife. Gradually his obsession for finding out the truth accumulates and inevitably begins to endanger himself and his loved ones.
Director: Hlynur Pálmason | Stars: Ingvar Sigurdsson, Ída Mekkín Hlynsdóttir, Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Sara Dögg Ásgeirsdóttir
8. Operation Napoleon (2023)
112 min | Thriller
A lawyer sucked into an international conspiracy after being accused of a murder she didn't commit. Only chance of survival lies in uncovering the secret of an old German World War II airplane, discovered on Iceland's largest glacier.
Director: Óskar Thór Axelsson | Stars: Vivian Ólafsdóttir, Jack Fox, Iain Glen, Wotan Wilke Möhring
9. Patient Seven (2016)
116 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
A renowned psychiatrist has selected six mental patients to interview as part of the research for his new book. As he begins his unorthodox methods the question becomes, who really belongs in Spring Valley Mental Hospital?
Directors: Danny Draven, Paul Davis, Ómar Örn Hauksson, Dean Hewison, Joel Morgan, Johannes Persson, Nicholas Peterson, Erlingur Thoroddsen, Rasmus Wassberg | Stars: Michael Ironside, Jack Plotnick, Drew Fonteiro, Rane Jameson
10. Metalhead (2013)
Not Rated | 97 min | Drama
A girl is caught between the life that took her brother and her own inability to strike out on her own. In her grief, she finds solace in the dark music of Black Metal and dreams of becoming a rock star.
Director: Ragnar Bragason | Stars: Thora Bjorg Helga, Ingvar Sigurdsson, Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir, Sveinn Ólafur Gunnarsson
11. Rams (2015)
R | 93 min | Drama
In a remote Icelandic farming valley, two brothers who haven't spoken in 40 years have to come together in order to save what's dearest to them - their sheep.
Director: Grímur Hákonarson | Stars: Sigurður Sigurjónsson, Theodór Júlíusson, Charlotte Bøving, Jón Benónýsson
Votes: 14,828 | Gross: $0.14M
12. Virgin Mountain (2015)
94 min | Drama
Fusi, a 43 year old man, still lives with his mother. His daily life is characterized by monotonous routine. The appearance of vibrant Sjöfn and young neighbour Hera will upset his old bachelor habits.
Director: Dagur Kári | Stars: Gunnar Jónsson, Ilmur Kristjánsdóttir, Sigurjón Kjartansson, Margrét Helga Jóhannsdóttir
13. Cop Secret (2021)
98 min | Action, Comedy
Iceland's toughest cop will stop at nothing to solve a string of violent bank robberies. But when he is forced to take on a new partner, the pressures of solving the case prove too much for the tough-as-nails renegade.
Director: Hannes Þór Halldórsson | Stars: Auðunn Blöndal, Egill Einarsson, Sverrir Þór Sverrisson, Steinunn Ólína Þorsteinsdóttir
14. A Letter from Helga (2022)
112 min | Drama, Romance
In a remote fjord in 1940's Iceland, young farmer Bjarni and aspiring poet Helga begin a passionate, forbidden affair, emotions running as wild as the ocean waves that surround them.
Director: Ása Helga Hjörleifsdóttir | Stars: Thorvaldur Kristjansson, Hera Hilmar, Aníta Briem, Björn Thors
15. 101 Reykjavík (2000)
Not Rated | 88 min | Comedy, Romance
Will the 30 y.o. Hlynur ever move out of his mother's apartment in Reykjavík? Social welfare keeps him passive but things change when his mother's Spanish friend, Lola, arrives and stays through Xmas and New Year's Eve.
Director: Baltasar Kormákur | Stars: Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Victoria Abril, Hanna María Karlsdóttir, Þrúður Vilhjálmsdóttir
Votes: 9,810 | Gross: $0.01M
16. I Remember You (2017)
Not Rated | 105 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
A story about a young man and two women who move into a small abandoned town in Iceland to renovate an old house. Little do they know the town has a dark history.
Director: Óskar Thór Axelsson | Stars: Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson, Thorvaldur Kristjansson, Sara Dögg Ásgeirsdóttir, Ágústa Eva Erlendsdóttir
17. Wild Game (2023)
110 min | Comedy, Drama
At a dinner party in Vesturbær, seven friends decide to play a dangerous game. They put their phones on the table and agree that all incoming calls and messages will be shared with the party to prove that none of them have anything to hide
Director: Elsa Maria Jakobsdóttir | Stars: Aníta Briem, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson, Gísli Örn Garðarsson, Hilmar Guðjónsson
18. Driving Mum (2022)
112 min | Comedy, Drama
The death of Jon's mother forces him to take on a journey with her corpse in the backseat to fulfill her last wish. Bresnef the dog comes along and this trip will be the gamechanger Jon never dreamt of.
Director: Hilmar Oddsson | Stars: Þröstur Leó Gunnarsson, Kristbjörg Kjeld, Hera Hilmar, Tómas Lemarquis
19. Rift (2017)
111 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery
Two men's broken relationship is tested as they are haunted by a supernatural entity awakened by their grief.
Director: Erlingur Thoroddsen | Stars: Björn Stefánsson, Sigurður Þór Óskarsson, Guðmundur Ólafsson, Aðalbjörg Árnadóttir
20. And Breathe Normally (2018)
TV-14 | 95 min | Drama
Two women's lives will intersect while trapped in circumstances unforeseen. Between a struggling Icelandic mother and an asylum seeker from Guinea-Bissau, a delicate bond will form as both strategize to get their lives back on track.
Director: Isold Uggadottir | Stars: Kristín Þóra Haraldsdóttir, Babetida Sadjo, Patrik Nökkvi Pétursson, Kolbeinn Arnbjörnsson
21. When the Raven Flies (1984)
R | 109 min | Action, Adventure, Drama
An Irish man seeks vengeance against the vikings who killed his parents.
Director: Hrafn Gunnlaugsson | Stars: Jakob Þór Einarsson, Edda Björgvinsdóttir, Helgi Skúlason, Gotti Sigurdarson
22. Under the Tree (2017)
Not Rated | 89 min | Comedy, Drama, Thriller
When Baldwin and Inga's next door neighbours complain that a tree in their backyard casts a shadow over their sundeck, what starts off as a typical spat between neighbours in the suburbs unexpectedly and violently spirals out of control.
Director: Hafsteinn Gunnar Sigurðsson | Stars: Steinþór Hróar Steinþórsson, Edda Björgvinsdóttir, Sigurður Sigurjónsson, Þorsteinn Bachmann
Votes: 5,109 | Gross: $0.07M
23. Let Me Fall (2018)
136 min | Biography, Crime, Drama
Drawing on true stories and interviews with the families of addicts, this harrowing portrait of addiction follows Stella and Magnea through the decades as precarious teenage years morph into perilous adulthoods.
Director: Baldvin Zophoníasson | Stars: Elín Hall, Eyrún Björk Jakobsdóttir, Lára Jóhanna Jónsdóttir, Kristín Lea
24. Agnes Joy (2019)
92 min | Drama
Rannveig is experiencing burnout in all aspects of her mundane suburban life. She's stuck with a job she hates and a marriage that is slowly dying. On top of that, she's constantly fighting... See full summary »
Director: Silja Hauksdóttir | Stars: Katla M. Þorgeirsdóttir, Þorsteinn Bachmann, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson, Donna Cruz
25. Tales from the Gimli Hospital (1988)
72 min | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
While their mother is dying in the modern Gimli, Manitoba hospital, two young children are told a tale by their Icelandic grandmother about Einar the Lonely, his friend Gunnar, and the angelic Snjofridur in a Gimli of old.
Director: Guy Maddin | Stars: Kyle McCulloch, Michael Gottli, Angela Heck, Margaret Anne MacLeod
26. Noi the Albino (2003)
PG-13 | 93 min | Comedy, Drama
Is he the village idiot or a genius in disguise? 17 year old Noi drifts through life on a remote fjord in the north of Iceland. In winter, the fjord is cut off from the outside world, ... See full summary »
Director: Dagur Kári | Stars: Tómas Lemarquis, Þröstur Leó Gunnarsson, Elín Hansdóttir, Anna Friðriksdóttir
Votes: 9,535 | Gross: $0.06M
27. Of Horses and Men (2013)
Not Rated | 81 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance
A country romance about the human streak in the horse and the horse in the human. Love and death become interlaced and with immense consequences. The fortunes of the people in the country through the horses' perception.
Director: Benedikt Erlingsson | Stars: Ingvar Sigurdsson, Charlotte Bøving, Johann Pall Oddson, Kristbjörg Kjeld
Votes: 3,424 | Gross: $0.01M
28. Black's Game (2012)
R | 104 min | Crime, Thriller
After being reacquainted with a childhood friend Stebbi joins the drug trade world in order to pay off his debt. Inspired by actual events.
Director: Óskar Thór Axelsson | Stars: Thorvaldur Kristjansson, Jóhannes Haukur Jóhannesson, Damon Younger, María Birta
29. Jar City (2006)
Not Rated | 93 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery
A murder opens up a bleak trail of long buried secrets and small town corruption for a worn out police detective and his squad.
Director: Baltasar Kormákur | Stars: Ingvar Sigurdsson, Ágústa Eva Erlendsdóttir, Björn Hlynur Haraldsson, Ólafía Hrönn Jónsdóttir
30. Life in a Fishbowl (2014)
129 min | Drama
A Reykjavik pre-school teacher struggles to raise her daughter while selling casual sex to help make ends meet.
Director: Baldvin Zophoníasson | Stars: Hera Hilmar, Thorvaldur Kristjansson, Þorsteinn Bachmann, Atli Óskar Fjalarsson
31. Thirst (2019)
Not Rated | 90 min | Comedy, Horror
The drug addict Hulda is arrested accused of murdering her brother. After she is let go because of insufficient evidence, she meets Hjörtur, a thousand-year-old gay vampire. Together they ... See full summary »
Directors: Steinþór Hróar Steinþórsson, Gaukur Úlfarsson | Stars: Hjörtur Sævar Steinason, Hulda Lind Kristinsdóttir, Jens Jensson, Ester Sveinbjarnardóttir
32. The County (2019)
92 min | Comedy, Drama
A widowed farmer begins a new life on her own terms by fighting against corruption and injustice in her community.
Director: Grímur Hákonarson | Stars: Arndís Hrönn Egilsdóttir, Sveinn Ólafur Gunnarsson, Ævar Þór Benediktsson, Þorsteinn Gunnar Bjarnason
33. The Sea (2002)
R | 109 min | Comedy, Drama
A rich father in a fisher village plans to take on the project of writing his life story. But first he has to take on his own family, and everybody wants something...
Director: Baltasar Kormákur | Stars: Gunnar Eyjólfsson, Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Hélène de Fougerolles, Kristbjörg Kjeld
Votes: 1,734 | Gross: $0.06M
34. Jitters (2010)
Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Romance
A 16-year old Icelandic boy's first kiss with another boy gives him "jitters"--feelings he can't deny. This is a well-written film that captures the confusion and excitement of being a ... See full summary »
Director: Baldvin Zophoníasson | Stars: Atli Óskar Fjalarsson, Ilva Holmes, Gísli Örn Garðarsson, Birna Rún Eiríksdóttir
35. Sparrows (2015)
99 min | Drama
Ari's teenage lifestyle in the big city is disrupted as he is sent by his mother to live with his uninvolved father and his grandmother in a small fishing village.
Director: Rúnar Rúnarsson | Stars: Rade Serbedzija, Ingvar Sigurdsson, Arndís Hrönn Egilsdóttir, Jarkko Lahti
36. Dorks & Damsels (2007)
Not Rated | 93 min | Comedy, Fantasy
When Hildur - a beautiful high society girl and a regular guest in the national celebrity press - finds out that her boyfriend Jolli is about to go into jail, she realizes she has to learn ... See full summary »
Director: Gunnar B. Gudmundsson | Stars: Ragnhildur Steinunn Jónsdóttir, Snorri Engilbertsson, Davíð Þór Jónsson, Sverrir Þór Sverrisson
37. The Oath (2016)
Not Rated | 103 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
A troubled father working as a doctor decides to go to extreme measures to save his daughter from the devastating influence of her drug-dealer boyfriend.
Director: Baltasar Kormákur | Stars: Baltasar Kormákur, Hera Hilmar, Gísli Örn Garðarsson, Margrét Bjarnadóttir
38. Thor: Legend of the Magical Hammer (2011)
PG | 79 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy
An over confident teen with a magical weapon and a handful of imperfect gods join forces against an evil queen and her army of giants
Directors: Óskar Jónasson, Toby Genkel, Gunnar Karlsson | Stars: Justin Gregg, Paul Tylak, Nicola Coughlan, Liz Lloyd
39. Benjamin, the Dove (1995)
88 min | Drama, Family
Benjamin dufa is movie about four friends. They love knights and dream to be knights when they grow up. The friends get in trouble with bullies and one of them (Baldur) gets in serious ... See full summary »
Director: Gísli Snær Erlingsson | Stars: Sturla Sighvatsson, Gunnar Cauthery, Sigfús Sturluson, Hjörleifur Björnsson
40. Angels of the Universe (2000)
100 min | Biography, Drama
Páll is an artistic and sensitive young man. Getting dumped by his girlfriend, Dagny, triggers his descent into madness. We follow him on his way to what seems like inevitable doom; at home... See full summary »
Director: Friðrik Þór Friðriksson | Stars: Ingvar Sigurdsson, Baltasar Kormákur, Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Björn Jörundur Friðbjörnsson
41. Echo (2019)
Not Rated | 79 min | Drama
Everyday life in Iceland around Christmas time: 56 vignettes full of joy, sorrow and thought-provoking situations.
Director: Rúnar Rúnarsson | Stars: Sigurmar Albertsson, Bent Kingo Andersen, Sif Arnarsdóttir, Ari Arnarson
42. Óráð (2023)
A young father is haunted by an evil force that threatens to tear his life apart after he finds a mysterious box inside his rental apartment where the previous guest killed himself.
Director: Arró Stefánsson | Stars: Hjörtur Jóhann Jónsson, Heiddis Chadwick Hlynsdottir, Jóhann Sigurðarson, Steinþór Hróar Steinþórsson
43. The Very Last Fishing Trip (2022)
95 min | Comedy
A group of friends goes on their annual salmon fishing trip to relax in the countryside. The newcomers in the group really try their hand at endurance and the tour goes quickly and safely into the sink out of new and old sins.
Directors: Örn Marino Arnarson, Thorkell S. Hardarson | Stars: Þorsteinn Bachmann, Edda Björg Eyjólfsdóttir, Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir, Þröstur Leó Gunnarsson
44. Webcam (2015)
110 min | Comedy, Drama
A college student begins working as a cam girl, with support from her best friend.
Director: Sigurður Anton | Stars: Anna Hafþórsdóttir, Telma Huld Jóhannesdóttir, Júlí Heiðar Halldórsson, Ævar Már Ágústsson
45. Regína (2001)
90 min | Comedy, Crime, Family
Regina wants to go to summer camp but her mom can't afford it. She discovers that she can control people by singing and she takes advantage of that. She has a lot of adventures with her friend Peter.
Director: María Sigurðardóttir | Stars: Siddy Holloway, Benedikt Clausen, Baltasar Kormákur, Halldóra Geirharðsdóttir
46. Cruelty (2016)
TV-14 | 97 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller
Two girls disappear from a playground and the two best detectives in the police force try to solve the case.
Director: Anton Sigurdsson | Stars: Margrét Vilhjálmsdóttir, Sveinn Ólafur Gunnarsson, Petur Oskar Sigurdsson, Atli Rafn Sigurðsson
47. Children of Nature (1991)
82 min | Drama, Romance
Old Thorgeir must leave his home far off in the Icelandic 'countryside' and move into a home for senior citizens in Reykjavik. There he meets an old friend from his childhood, Stella. ... See full summary »
Director: Friðrik Þór Friðriksson | Stars: Gísli Halldórsson, Sigríður Hagalín, Baldvin Halldórsson, Björn Karlsson
48. Quake (2021)
106 min | Drama, Mystery
After being hit by a fierce epilepsy seizure Saga's life changes forever. Long forgotten repressed memories suddenly start to come back, forcing her to face a disturbing truth about her ... See full summary »
Director: Tinna Hrafnsdóttir | Stars: Aníta Briem, Kristín Þóra Haraldsdóttir, Tinna Hrafnsdóttir, Edda Björgvinsdóttir
49. Blossi/810551 (1997)
82 min | Drama
Stella, a beauteous 19-year-old, accompanies the stoned Robbi and his more dangerous mate Ulfur when they invade a Reykjavik apartment one night.
Director: Júlíus Kemp | Stars: Páll Banine, Þóra Dungal, Finni Johannsson, Jón Gnarr
50. The Last Fishing Trip (2020)
90 min | Comedy
Six friends on their annual fishing trip realize leaving wives, work and worries at home is really hard work. What was supposed to be a cozy fishing trip, turns out to be a downward spiral to Hell. Let's go fishing.
Directors: Örn Marino Arnarson, Thorkell S. Hardarson | Stars: Þorsteinn Bachmann, Halldór Gylfason, Hilmir Snær Guðnason, Jóhann Sigurðarson