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Danish horror films

Denmark made lot of good scary horror films, too, on Danish language. Some are Denmark – USA or Sweden or other country coproduction, some fully Denish. Here are some of them:

Nightwatch (1994)
Nightwatch posterRating: 7.4/10 (10,583 votes)
Director: Ole Bornedal
Writer: Ole Bornedal
Stars: Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Sofie Gråbøl, Kim Bodnia, Lotte Andersen
Runtime: 107 min
Rated: R
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Released: 25 Feb 1994
Plot: In order to finance his law studies, Martin starts as a night watchman in a mortuary. When the victims of a serial killer of prostitutes are deposited there, scary things begin to happen. ...

Epidemic (1987)
Epidemic posterRating: 6.1/10 (3,215 votes)
Director: Lars von Trier
Writer: Lars von Trier (screenplay), Niels Vørsel (screenplay)
Stars: Allan De Waal, Ole Ernst, Michael Gelting, Colin Gilder
Runtime: 106 min
Rated: N/A
Genre: Drama, Horror
Released: 11 Sep 1987
Plot: A film director and a script writer (performed by Lars von Trier and Niels Vørsel themselves) write a screenplay, in which an epidemic spreads about the whole world. Like the protagonist ...

The Substitute (2007)
The Substitute posterRating: 6.0/10 (2,439 votes)
Director: Ole Bornedal
Writer: Ole Bornedal (screenplay), Henrik Prip (screenplay)
Stars: Paprika Steen, Ulrich Thomsen, Jonas Wandschneider, Nikolaj Falkenberg-Klok
Runtime: 93 min
Rated: R
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy, Horror
Released: 15 Jun 2007
Plot: 6th Grade gets a new substitute teacher. She wants to train the class for an international competition in Paris. But something isn't right. How is she able read kids' minds? Why is she so ...

Reptilicus (1961)
Reptilicus posterRating: 4.0/10 (1,527 votes)
Director: Sidney W. Pink
Writer: Sidney W. Pink (original story), Ib Melchior (screenplay), Sidney W. Pink (screenplay)
Stars: Bent Mejding, Asbjørn Andersen, Povl Wøldike, Ann Smyrner
Runtime: 82 min
Rated: N/A
Genre: Action, Horror, Sci-Fi
Released: 20 Feb 1961
Plot: After copper miners discover part of the frozen tail of a prehistoric monster in Lapland, scientists inadvertently bring it back to life.

Room 205 (2007)
Room 205 posterRating: 4.6/10 (1,093 votes)
Director: Martin Barnewitz
Writer: Jannik Tai Mosholt
Stars: Neel Rønholt, Mikkel Arendt, Julie R. Ølgaard, Mira Wanting
Runtime: 91 min
Rated: R
Genre: Horror
Released: 10 Aug 2007
Plot: Wanting to start a fresh, Katrine moves from the province into a dormitory in Copenhagen and enrolls at the University. But when she crosses conniving Sanne by getting together with Sanne's...

Journey to the Seventh Planet (1962)
Journey to the Seventh Planet posterRating: 4.8/10 (758 votes)
Director: Sidney W. Pink
Writer: Sidney W. Pink (original story), Ib Melchior (screenplay), Sidney W. Pink (screenplay)
Stars: John Agar, Greta Thyssen, Carl Ottosen, Peter Monch
Runtime: 77 min
Rated: Approved
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Released: 10 Mar 1962
Plot: Earth sends a five-man team to explore the frozen planet Uranus, only to find a temperate forest and sultry women from their past on it, courtesy of an alien brain with evil designs.

Midsummer (2003)
Midsummer posterRating: 5.9/10 (1,812 votes)
Director: Carsten Myllerup
Writer: Rasmus Heisterberg
Stars: Kristian Leth, Laura Christensen, Tuva Novotny, Jon Lange
Runtime: 94 min
Rated: N/A
Genre: Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Released: 07 Feb 2003
Plot: It's the last day of school. Christian (19) and his younger sister Sofie are on their way to a party together with their friends. They've got to finish studying for their finals, take the ...

Cecilie (2007)
Cecilie posterRating: 5.6/10 (657 votes)
Director: Hans Fabian Wullenweber
Writer: Nikolaj Arcel, Rasmus Heisterberg
Stars: Sonja Richter, Anders W. Berthelsen, Claus Riis Østergaard, Kurt Ravn
Runtime: 93 min
Rated: N/A
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Released: 01 Jun 2007
Plot: Cecilie experiences a rape, but no traces are found. Her husband commits her to a psychiatric hospital. With the help of a psychiatrist she sees a frightening connection between her ...

Restless Souls (2005)
Restless Souls posterRating: 4.6/10 (389 votes)
Director: Martin Schmidt
Writer: Dennis Jürgensen (screenplay)
Stars: Anne Birgitte Lind, Jakob Cedergren, Rebecca Løgstrup, Dejan Cukic
Runtime: 93 min
Rated: N/A
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Released: 27 May 2005
Plot: A young couple and their daughter move into an old house hanted by spirits.

Besat (1999)
Besat posterRating: 6.3/10 (609 votes)
Director: Anders Rønnow Klarlund
Writer: Anders Rønnow Klarlund, Ola Saltin
Stars: Ole Lemmeke, Kirsti Eline Torhaug, Ole Ernst, Niels Anders Thorn
Runtime: 99 min
Rated: N/A
Genre: Action, Crime, Horror
Released: 25 Jun 1999
Plot: A man is found in an airport, dead of a mysterious disease. A race begins to save humanity from what could be a global plague.

Bleed with Me (2009)
Bleed with Me posterRating: 3.6/10 (179 votes)
Director: Emil Ishii
Writer: Emil Ishii
Stars: Camilla Metelmann, Kim Sønderholm, Maja Muhlack, Mads Koudal
Runtime: 80 min
Rated: N/A
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Released: 26 Jun 2009
Plot: Laura is having a day that can hardly get any worse, but then she stumbles into a cabdriver and things are about to get even worse.

Craig (2008)
Craig posterRating: 3.9/10 (258 votes)
Director: Kim Sønderholm
Writer: Jan T. Jensen (ideas), Kim Sønderholm
Stars: Kim Sønderholm, Peter Ottesen, Christian Magdu, Jan Tjerrild
Runtime: 100 min
Rated: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Horror, Thriller
Released: 09 Mar 2008
Plot: Craig is left all by his own when his parents die in a fire, and when he loses his medication, his world is turned into terror and fear.

Glimpse (2006)
Glimpse posterRating: 4.5/10 (41 votes)
Director: Nicolas Russell Bennetzen
Writer: Nicolas Russell Bennetzen
Stars: Max Brofeldt, Evy Carstens, Birgitte Clauson-Kaas, Hans Due-Boje
Runtime: 108 min
Rated: N/A
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Released: 06 Jul 2006
Plot: Morten is a young medical student who's Japanese girlfriend dies under mysterious circumstances. When strange things begin to happen around him, he tries to find out who she really was. He ...

Ballet d'action (2011)
Ballet d'action posterRating: N/A/10 (N/A votes)
Director: Alexander Fog
Writer: Alexander Fog, Anders Korsgaard Pedersen (story)
Stars: Magnus Bruun, Victoria Deknegt, Christine Dahl Helweg-Larsen, Hr. Høyer
Runtime: 50 min
Rated: N/A
Genre: Drama, Horror, Mystery
Released: N/A
Plot: The ballet dancer Elias is seeking the truth about his girlfriends death. The journey takes him closer to a part of himself then to the answer about his girlfriend.

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