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1. Rare Exports (2010)

R | 84 min | Adventure, Fantasy, Horror

71 Metascore

In the depths of the Korvatunturi mountains, 486 meters deep, lies the closest ever guarded secret of Christmas. The time has come to dig it up. This Christmas everyone will believe in Santa Claus.

Director: Jalmari Helander | Stars: Jorma Tommila, Onni Tommila, Peeter Jakobi, Tommi Korpela

Votes: 24,951 | Gross: $0.26M

2. Purge (2012)

Not Rated | 125 min | Crime, Drama

A tormented young woman is given a hiding place by an elderly lady and soon they are reminded of their mutual horrendous past.

Director: Antti Jokinen | Stars: Laura Birn, Liisi Tandefelt, Amanda Pilke, Peter Franzén

Votes: 3,396

3. Sauna (2008)

Unrated | 83 min | Horror

As a 25-year war between Russia and Sweden concludes, two brothers who are part of an effort to outline new border accords become undone by their actions, and their mistreatment of a young woman during their journey.

Director: Antti-Jussi Annila | Stars: Ville Virtanen, Tommi Eronen, Viktor Klimenko, Rain Tolk

Votes: 6,571

4. Ambush (1999)

Not Rated | 123 min | War, Drama

Set during the World War 2. In the summer of 1941 the Finnish army crosses the border of Russia. A platoon led by Lt. Eero Perkola goes through the wilderness around the Lieksa lake to ... See full summary »

Director: Olli Saarela | Stars: Peter Franzén, Irina Björklund, Kari Heiskanen, Taisto Reimaluoto

Votes: 3,982

5. Letters to Father Jacob (2009)

74 min | Drama

65 Metascore

With few options, newly pardoned convict Leila agrees to work as an assistant to a blind pastor. Father Jacob spends his days answering the letters of the needy, which Leila finds pointless... See full summary »

Director: Klaus Härö | Stars: Kaarina Hazard, Heikki Nousiainen, Jukka Keinonen, Esko Roine

Votes: 2,100

6. A Man's Job (2007)

104 min | Drama

Unemployed man forgets his dignity to support his family.

Director: Aleksi Salmenperä | Stars: Tommi Korpela, Maria Heiskanen, Jani Volanen, Stan Saanila

Votes: 1,979

7. La Vie de Bohème (1992)

Not Rated | 103 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

Three struggling artists try to make passable livings in Paris despite knock backs and tragedies.

Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Matti Pellonpää, Evelyne Didi, André Wilms, Kari Väänänen

Votes: 4,621

8. Shadows in Paradise (1986)

Not Rated | 74 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

An episode in the life of Nikander, a garbage man, involving the death of a coworker, a love affair and much more.

Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Matti Pellonpää, Kati Outinen, Sakari Kuosmanen, Esko Nikkari

Votes: 4,423

9. August (2011)

108 min | Drama

Summer begins, Aku graduates high school and faces a great emptiness. As his girlfriend, parents and friends all leave the city, it looks to be the dullest summer ever. Everything changes ... See full summary »

Director: Oskari Sipola | Stars: Eppu Pastinen, Lina Turkama, Zagros Manuchar, Niina Koponen

Votes: 755

10. Rat King (I) (2012)

94 min | Drama, Thriller

In this taut and violent noir thriller, the lines between reality and the game blur as two teenagers become absorbed into a computer game's cryptic and increasingly morbid world.

Director: Petri Kotwica | Stars: Max Ovaska, Julius Lavonen, Outi Mäenpää, Niina Koponen

Votes: 524

11. Crime and Punishment (1983)

Not Rated | 93 min | Crime, Drama

An adaptation of Dostoyevsky's novel, set in modern Helsinki. Slaughterhouse worker Rahikainen murders a man, and is forced to live with the consequences of his actions.

Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Markku Toikka, Aino Seppo, Esko Nikkari, Hannu Lauri

Votes: 2,008

12. The House of Branching Love (2009)

102 min | Comedy, Drama

A sort of "Divorce Finnish Style," Mika Kaurismäki's rambunctious comedy, The House of Branching Love , recounts the breakup of a thirty-something professional couple - Juhani, a family ... See full summary »

Director: Mika Kaurismäki | Stars: Hannu-Pekka Björkman, Elina Knihtilä, Kati Outinen, Antti Reini

Votes: 1,231

13. Zombie and the Ghost Train (1991)

88 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

Antti "Zombie" Autiomaa does two things well: play the bass guitar and drink. After several months' sleeping on the streets of Istanbul, he returns to Helsinki where he's called into the ... See full summary »

Director: Mika Kaurismäki | Stars: Silu Seppälä, Marjo Leinonen, Matti Pellonpää, Vieno Saaristo

Votes: 919

14. The Earth Is a Sinful Song (1973)

R | 108 min | Drama

An earthy, naturalistically erotic and blood-soaked tale of young Martta's ill-fated affair with Oula, a womanizing reindeer herdsman in the Finnish Lapland of the late 1940s. When the 19-... See full summary »

Director: Rauni Mollberg | Stars: Maritta Viitamäki, Pauli Jauhojärvi, Aimo Saukko, Milja Hiltunen

Votes: 702

15. The Year of the Hare (1977)

129 min | Comedy, Drama

Young advertising executive Vatanen suddenly quits his job and his whole life in Helsinki, and decides to spend a while in the Finnish wilderness. A wounded hare hit by a car becomes his ... See full summary »

Director: Risto Jarva | Stars: Antti Litja, Kauko Helovirta, Markku Huhtamo, Paavo Hukkinen

Votes: 1,146

16. The Visitor (2008)

105 min | Drama

A stranger arrives into a remote farm where a mute boy is living with his mother.

Director: J.-P. Valkeapää | Stars: Pavel Liska, Vitali Bobrov, Jorma Tommila, Emilia Ikäheimo

Votes: 528

17. The Worthless (1982)

105 min | Crime, Drama

A criminal, his friend and his former girlfriend find their lives intertwining with each other.

Director: Mika Kaurismäki | Stars: Matti Pellonpää, Pirkko Hämäläinen, Juuso Hirvikangas, Esko Nikkari

Votes: 987

18. Dog Nail Clipper (2004)

105 min | Drama

Bright young soldier Mertsi suffers a permanent brain injury in the Second World War. In the late 1940s he wanders around the Finnish countryside looking for simple work and relying on ... See full summary »

Director: Markku Pölönen | Stars: Peter Franzén, Taisto Reimaluoto, Ahti Kuoppala, Ville Virtanen

Votes: 1,355

19. The Liar (1981)

53 min | Comedy, Drama

Talkative, hyperactive young drifter Ville Alfa goes around Helsinki, basically trying to borrow money from friends and strangers by means of an incessant delivery of quirky and snappy quasi-intellectual lines and fabricated excuses.

Director: Mika Kaurismäki | Stars: Aki Kaurismäki, Pirkko Hämäläinen, Juuso Hirvikangas, Lars Lindberg

Votes: 498

20. The Killing of a Cat (1994)

89 min | Drama, Thriller

In the closed community of a reform school for teenagers, the principal's daughter is found sexually molested. The schoolgirls seem to know more than they are willing to tell. When things ... See full summary »

Director: Raimo O. Niemi | Stars: Marja Pyykkö, Kalle Ahola, Kaija Kangas, Eero Saarinen

Votes: 303

21. Myrsky tiimalasissa (2010)

80 min | Action

Storm in an hourglass tells a near future tale of a post-war Finland, where the society and infrastructure are but a memory of the past, and the surviving population are left drifting in ... See full synopsis »

Director: Esa Jussila | Stars: Kuisma Väänänen, Hilla Pándy, Jere Ritari, Johannes Rojola

Votes: 21

23. Star Wreck: In the Pirkinning (2005 Video)

103 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi

The future looks bleak for Captain Pirk. Originally from the far future, he traveled back to save the world, but was shipwrecked on the 21st century. The world of the past is a dangerous ... See full summary »

Director: Timo Vuorensola | Stars: Antti Satama, Tiina Routamaa, Samuli Torssonen, Timo Vuorensola

Votes: 5,817

24. Naked Harbour (2012)

123 min | Drama

Naked Harbour tells the story of people who seek love and acceptance at any cost.

Director: Aku Louhimies | Stars: Alma Pöysti, Aino Louhimies, Sean Pertwee, Deogracias Masomi

Votes: 2,442

25. Road North (2012)

110 min | Comedy, Drama

A father who was absent for 30 years of his son's life returns and wants to bond with his son, on a road trip to the north.

Director: Mika Kaurismäki | Stars: Vesa-Matti Loiri, Samuli Edelmann, Leena Uotila, Eija Vilpas

Votes: 1,884

26. Lights in the Dusk (2006)

Not Rated | 78 min | Crime, Drama

57 Metascore

In Helsinki, a lonely night watchman is caught up in a series of misadventures with a femme fatale and a crooked businessman.

Director: Aki Kaurismäki | Stars: Janne Hyytiäinen, Maria Järvenhelmi, Maria Heiskanen, Ilkka Koivula

Votes: 6,076 | Gross: $0.01M

27. The Hair (1974)

104 min | Comedy, Crime

A middle-aged man becomes deeply involved with the affairs and criminal connections of a mysterious girl.

Director: Seppo Huunonen | Stars: Mikko Majanlahti, Arja Virtanen, Pauli Virtanen, Eeki Mantere

Votes: 121

31. Dirty Story (1984)

99 min | Drama

The director of one of Finland's largest company, United Metal, discovers the company's Chairman dead in the office. A chain of bribes unravels.

Director: Jörn Donner | Stars: Erland Josephson, Charlotta Larsson, Nils Brandt, Agneta Ekmanner

Votes: 93

32. Portraits of Women (1970)

X | 90 min | Comedy, Drama

Finnish porn movie producer Pertsa returns from America to his home country to continue his profession with hopelessly small budgets and incompetent casts and crews. A self-ironic satire ... See full summary »

Director: Jörn Donner | Stars: Ritva Vepsä, Jörn Donner, Kirsti Wallasvaara, Aarre Elo

Votes: 201

33. Sixtynine (1969)

98 min | Drama, Romance

Tuula's husband Jukka takes care of all domestic chores. Tuula seems to have no idea that her husband spends his evenings working as a major league ice hockey referee. She also finds out ... See full summary »

Director: Jörn Donner | Stars: Ritva Vepsä, Sven-Bertil Taube, Seija Tyni, Jörn Donner

Votes: 150

34. Black on White (1968)

95 min | Drama

Juha is a sales manager of a refrigerator company. His perfect-looking family and glittering array of modern kitchen appliances have just been featured in a magazine article, but in reality... See full summary »

Director: Jörn Donner | Stars: Kristiina Halkola, Liisamaija Laaksonen, Jörn Donner, Jukka Virtanen

Votes: 231

35. Outro (2012)

14 min | Documentary, Short

Add a Plot

Director: Christer Lindström

Votes: 18

36. Hiljaisen talven lapsi (2012)

20 min | Documentary, Short, Biography

Katja is a young retiree and frustrated. At 24, she is living in a circle of solitude, spending her days walking her dog and looking out of the window.

Director: Iiris Härmä

Votes: 35

37. Lipton Cockton in the Shadows of Sodoma (1995)

83 min | Mystery, Sci-Fi, Thriller

The 21st-century tale centers on taciturn detective Lipton Cockton as he looks into a series of murders involving exploding victims.

Director: Jari Halonen | Stars: Jorma Tommila, Tarja-Tuulikki Tarsala, Hannu Huuska, Outi Mäenpää

Votes: 286

38. The Boys (1962)

106 min | Comedy, Drama, War

A group of mischievous Finnish boys experience the ups and downs of life during World War 2.

Director: Mikko Niskanen | Stars: Pentti Tarkiainen, Vesa-Matti Loiri, Uti Saurio, Hannu Vironmäki

Votes: 806

39. Asfalttilampaat (1968)

78 min | Drama, Romance

The story of a doomed young love in a small, narrow-minded town.

Director: Mikko Niskanen | Stars: Eero Melasniemi, Kirsti Wallasvaara, Pekka Autiovuori, Mirjami Manninen

Votes: 193

40. I Killed Adolf Hitler

Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi | Announced

A pair of hired guns are hired to time travel back to 1927 to kill Hitler

41. Kamome Diner (2006)

102 min | Comedy, Drama

Where are we welcome? On a quiet street in Helsinki, Sachie has opened a diner featuring rice balls. For a month she has no customers. Then, in short order, she has her first customer, ... See full summary »

Director: Naoko Ogigami | Stars: Satomi Kobayashi, Hairi Katagiri, Masako Motai, Jarkko Niemi

Votes: 1,795

42. The Marshal of Finland (2012)

50 min | Drama

A film about Gustaf Mannerheim, Marshall and 6th President of Finland.

Director: Gilbert K. Lukalia | Stars: Telley Savalas Otieno, Beatrice Wangui, Ruth Maingi, Jacky Vike

Votes: 296

44. Fire-Eater (1998)

100 min | Drama

The twin sisters Helena and Irene are born in Helsinki during World War II. A few months later their mother, Sirkka, leaves the girls in the care of their grandmother, an old communist, and... See full summary »

Director: Pirjo Honkasalo | Stars: Elina Hurme, Tiina Weckström, Elena Leeve, Elsa Saisio

Votes: 316

45. The Painting Sellers (2010)

58 min | Drama

It's almost Christmas but these three people are still on the road. The products don't sell, the car is a wreck and the weather is freezing. Moreover there is a problem: how to cope with an emerging friendship?

Director: Juho Kuosmanen | Stars: Teppo Manner, Auli Mantila, Tuomas Airola, Marketta Immonen

Votes: 159

46. Isäni tähtien takaa (2016)

80 min | Documentary

Einari's childhood could have been like that of any other Finnish boy, but everything changed when his father was enlightened and started communicating with light beings from Outer Space.

Director: Einari Paakkanen | Stars: Einari Paakkanen, Veikko Paakkanen

Votes: 108