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Last updated March 23, 2023

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The Ambassador

2011 | NR | 3.9 out of 5 Stars

Filmmaker Mads Brügger poses as a diplomat in central Africa and secretly films his wheeling and dealing in a corrupt society. With forged diplomatic papers, he claims to be opening a match factory, but tries to gain access to the area's diamonds.
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A Royal Affair

2012 | NR | 3.9 out of 5 Stars

In 18th-century Denmark, the unstable King Christian VII neglects his young queen, Mathilde, who falls in love with his German physician, Struensee, an intellectual whose advocation of reform transforms the country but brings about his own downfall.
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LEGO Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu: Way of the Ninja

2011 | NR | 3.9 out of 5 Stars

Kai grew up dreaming of becoming a blacksmith like his father. But that was before skeleton warriors ransacked his village and abducted his sister Nya. Now he's training to become a ninja master of spinjitzu in this Lego martial arts saga.
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After the Wedding

2006 | NR | 3.8 out of 5 Stars

To save the failing orphanage he runs in India, Danish transplant Jacob Petersen returns to his homeland to meet a self-indulgent businessman named Jørgen who's offered a generous donation -- and represents everything the noble-minded Jacob abhors.
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2010 | NR | 3.8 out of 5 Stars

Documentarian Janus Metz Pedersen hunkers down with a platoon of Danish soldiers on a six-month Afghan tour of duty, and his exceptional access yields a field-level view of the boredom, adrenaline and confusion that comprise their daily routine. Shot in assorted digital formats on cameras at times fixed to soldiers' helmets, the film records the recruits on patrol and at rest and witnesses their transformation when finally called to combat.
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LEGO Ninjago: Masters of Spinjitzu: King of Shadows

2011 | NR | 3.8 out of 5 Stars

The four young masters of Spinjitzu -- Cole, Jay, Kai and Zane -- have come together with a singular mission in mind: to defeat the evil Lord Garmadon. But first, they must recover the Golden Weapons that were hidden so long ago.
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Burma VJ

2008 | NR | 3.8 out of 5 Stars

Filmmaker Anders Østergaard's Oscar-nominated documentary profiles the courageous efforts of a renegade band of Burmese reporters (aka the Burma VJs) who -- in the face of a repressive regime and media censorship -- refuse to be silenced.
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Flame and Citron

2008 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

This fact-based drama explores the less-than-heroic side of World War II Danish Resistance fighters Flame and Citron, who, after taking orders from a Resistance leader, systematically assassinated Danish collaborators and Nazi officers.
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LEGO Friends: New Girl in Town

2012 | NR | 3.7 out of 5 Stars

As a way to make friends, new girl in town Olivia volunteers to work at the Heartlake City World Petacular with four other girls. But animals -- even Lego ones -- can be a handful, as Olivia discovers when one of their adoptable puppies gets away.
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Adam's Apples

2005 | NR | 3.6 out of 5 Stars

Utopian clergyman Ivan finds his starry-eyed outlook challenged by neo-Nazi Adam Pedersen in this black comedy from director Anders Thomas Jensen. Just out of prison and ordered to perform community service at Ivan's rural church, the sullen Adam is tasked with tending the chapel's beloved apple tree. But he's determined to undercut Ivan's rosy worldview which proves harder than Adam ever imagined.
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Teddy Bear

2012 | NR | 3.5 out of 5 Stars

Physically massive but shy and socially inept, a 38-year-old Danish bodybuilder longs to fall in love -- but finds it impossible under the disapproving eye of his mother. Traveling to Thailand, he learns some unexpected lessons about life and love.
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2010 | NR | 3.5 out of 5 Stars

After enduring a traumatic childhood, a hardened ex-con and his junkie brother are failing in their search for better lives. The former grapples with alcohol, while the latter tries to balance his addiction with his responsibility to his young son.
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2010 | NR | 3.4 out of 5 Stars

Two wildly inappropriate pals run amok through the countryside plowing through social taboos, unspeakable debaucheries and absurd sexual encounters. Kidnapping, canoeing and cathouses all factor into this riotous escapade where chaos rules the day.
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The Red Chapel

2009 | NR | 3.4 out of 5 Stars

While in North Korea under the pretext of a cultural exchange, two Danish-Korean comics and a subversive journalist with a video camera attempt to ridicule their host nation's oppressive regime but encounter moral dilemmas and political manipulation.
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Just Another Love Story

2007 | NR | 3.4 out of 5 Stars

When a husband and father inadvertently causes a car accident that leaves a young woman with amnesia, he finds himself telling incredible lies -- even pretending to be her boyfriend -- to make her and her family happy.
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Freddy Frogface

2011 | NR | 3.3 out of 5 Stars

Ten-year-old Victor must face not only a world full of stern grown-ups but also town bully Freddy Frogface. When a circus comes to town, Victor gets a chance to perform in a talent show with his dog, but will the vicious Freddy spoil his plans?
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Pusher 3: I'm the Angel of Death

2005 | NR | 3.3 out of 5 Stars

In the third installment of Nicolas Winding Refn's Pusher trilogy, middle-aged Milo, the powerful drug lord from the first film, balances the planning of his daughter's 25th birthday bash with the delivery of a major heroin shipment.
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2011 | NR | 3.3 out of 5 Stars

This inventive drama charts the disintegrating relationship between newly married twentysomething Justine and her melancholy sister, Claire, just as Earth hurtles toward certain collision with a newly discovered planet.
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Ivan the Incredible

2013 | NR | 3.2 out of 5 Stars

Ivan Olsen is plagued by bullies at school, pursued by a gang who fills his pants with water and taunted by his unsympathetic dad. Ivan can't believe his luck when a friendly witch mixes a potion that makes him "the best at everything" for one day.
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Disco Worms

2008 | NR | 3.2 out of 5 Stars

Barry is a spirited earthworm, despite his humdrum job at the local compost heap. But everything changes when he stumbles across an old disco record and devotes his life to a serious cause: forming a band and winning an annual song contest.
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Fear Me Not

2008 | NR | 3.0 out of 5 Stars

After moving to a suburb of Copenhagen with his wife (Paprika Steen) and teenage daughter, the uptight Michael (Ulrich Thomsen) tests a new drug designed to help him unwind. But the medication has unexpected consequences for Michael's relationships with everyone around him. Lars Brygmann and Stine Stengade also star in this disturbing psychological drama from Danish director Kristian Levring.
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The Monastery: Mr. Vig and the Nun

2006 | NR | 3.0 out of 5 Stars

Octogenarian Jorgen Lauersen Vig owns a tumbledown castle in Denmark and dreams of transforming it into an orthodox Russian monastery. But a nun insists on renovations, which could prevent Vig's dream from coming true in this offbeat documentary.
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Kira's Reason: A Love Story

2001 | NR | 3.0 out of 5 Stars

Kira loses everything after she has a breakdown and spends two years in an institution away from her family. When she's finally released, she makes a valiant effort to resume a normal existence, but recurring problems make it difficult to start over.
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Valhalla Rising

2009 | NR | 2.9 out of 5 Stars

Disfigured warrior One-Eye kills his master and escapes, taking the man's young son with him. The pair sets sail with a band of Christian Crusaders bound for the Holy Land, but they arrive in the nightmarish New World instead.
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2009 | NR | 2.9 out of 5 Stars

After their child dies, a therapist and his wife flee to their cabin in the woods, where they hope to mend their emotional wounds. But the grief-stricken couple watches their troubles multiply when very strange things begin to happen.
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