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List of David Dencik Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011)
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31
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
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111
31

Based on the eponymous novel by Stieg Larsson, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is a thriller that centers around a journalist, played by Daniel Craig, trying to solve the mysterious disappearance of a rich woman 40 years ago. He is aided by a tattooed hacker, portrayed by Rooney Mara, who helps him uncover the dark secrets of Sweden’s high society.

Directed By:
2. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)
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19
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
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68
19

Mikael Blomkvist is a journalist who is contacted by a retired industrialist, who wants him to find his niece Harriet Vanger, who has been missing for 40 years. Her body was never found, and her uncle is not sure if she was murdered. Her uncle suspects that the man responsible for her disappearance might be someone from his own family. Michael is aided in his mission by a female hacker named Lisbeth, and together they unravel dark mysteries.

Starring:
Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace, Sven-Bertil Taube, Lena Endre, Peter Haber
Directed By:
Niels Arden Oplev
3. The Day Will Come (2016)
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3
The Day Will Come
10
3

The Day Will Come is a drama film which takes us to an orphanage in 1967, where the children have to face sexual abuse violence on a daily basis along with medical experiments. The film tells the story of two inseparable brothers Elmer and Erik, and how they deal with their everyday problems.  

4. A Royal Affair (2012)
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12
A Royal Affair
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35
12

This Danish historical drama film, tells the story of a young queen, married to an insane king. She falls in love with her physician, and the two eventually start a revolution that leads to the nation changing. 

Role:
Ove Høegh-Guldberg
Starring:
Mads Mikkelsen, Alicia Vikander, Mikkel Boe Følsgaard, Trine Dyrholm
Directed By:
Nikolaj Arcel
5. Reconstruction (2003)
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3
Reconstruction
PG-13
9
3
6. War Horse (2011)
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War Horse
PG-13
51
20

Young farm-boy Albert is heartbroken when his father sells his beloved horse Joey to the army after Britain enters WWI, and eventually enlists in the army four years later. He is temporarily blinded while fighting in no man's land in France, and while recuperating, learns about a unique horse recovered from the Germans.

Starring:
Tom Hiddleston, Emily Watson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Jeremy Irvine, Peter Mullan, Niels Arestrup, David Thewlis
Directed By:
7. The Absent One (2014)
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4
The Absent One
Not Rated
11
4

After a pair of twins are murdered in 1994, their father commits suicide. Initially, a group of upper class students are implicated as the killers, but soon the case takes a turn, as the investigation continues.

Role:
Ulrik Dybbøl
8. We Are the Best! (2013)
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We Are the Best!
9
4
9. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)
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Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy
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56
24

At the height of Cold War, Control, the head of British intelligence, and experienced spy George Smiley, are forced to resign after an agent is killed during a mission to identify a Soviet spy within the organization. One year later, after new evidence emerges, Smiley is reinstated by a Cabinet official to seek out the high-ranking mole.

Starring:
Directed By:
Tomas Alfredson
10. Brotherhood (2009)
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Brotherhood
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3
Role:
Jimmy
11. Men & Chicken (2015)
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Men & Chicken
24
12

After their father passes away, two brothers learn that they are adopted half-brothers. They eventually decide to meet their biological parents, but they are forced to discover a horrible truth about themselves and their relatives.

Role:
Gabriel
Starring:
Mads Mikkelsen, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Nicolas Bro, Søren Malling
Directed By:
Anders Thomas Jensen
12. The Homesman (2014)
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The Homesman
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26
13

In 1854, strong and independent spinster Mary Bee Cuddy takes on the responsibility of transporting three mentally unstable women in a covered wagon to a church in Iowa, but soon realizes how formidable the task can be. When she saves the life of a claim jumper George Briggs, she asks him to help her transport the women through the perilous harsh Nebraskan territory. 

Starring:
Tommy Lee Jones, Hailee Steinfeld, Hilary Swank, John Lithgow, Meryl Streep, James Spader, Grace Gummer
Directed By:
13. Speed Walking (2014)
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3
Speed Walking
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3
14. Call Girl (2012)
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4
Call Girl
7
4
15. Untitled Lone Scherfig New York Project (2018)
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4
Untitled Lone Scherfig New York Project
Not Rated
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4
Starring:
Jay Baruchel
16. A Soap (2006)
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4
A Soap
6
4
Role:
Veronica
17. Hamilton: I nationens intresse (2012)
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4
Hamilton: I nationens intresse
Not Rated
7
4

Carl Hamilton is a Swedish undercover special agent who tracks 200 stolen grenades to a Russian organization. He decides to join the organization that is planning to sell the weapons to terrorists, to learn more about them. However, things don’t go as expected, as during the deal, some men kill both the sellers and the buyers, and run away with the grenades.

18. Hotel (2013)
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Hotel
20
11
Role:
Rikard
Starring:
Alicia Vikander, Henrik Norlén, Anna Bjelkerud, Mira Eklund
Directed By:
Lisa Langseth
19. Cornelis (2010)
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4
Cornelis
6
4
Role:
Fred Åkerström
20. The Candidate (2008)
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4
The Candidate
6
4
Role:
Michael
21. Kidnapping Mr. Heineken (2015)
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13
Kidnapping Mr. Heineken
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21
13

Kidnapping Mr. Heineken is a suspense crime drama film which tells the story of five friends who decide to kidnap Freddy Heineken, a well-known and successful businessman, in order to earn some money without much effort. However, when they try to execute the plan, things don’t go as expected.

Starring:
Sam Worthington, Anthony Hopkins, Jim Sturgess, Ryan Kwanten, Mark van Eeuwen
Directed By:
Daniel Alfredson
22. Regression (2015)
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Regression
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20
16

In Minnesota, detective Bruce Kenner is called in to investigate 17-year-old Angela Gray’s accusations of unspeakable abuse against her father, John Gray. When John confesses guilt, but doesn’t recollect anything about what happened, distinguished British psychoanalyst Prof. Kenneth Raines is brought in. As Kenner and Raines delve deeper in John’s memory, they unearth some horrifying occultism and substantiation of a satanic cult.

Starring:
Emma Watson, Ethan Hawke, Devon Bostick, Dale Dickey, David Thewlis, Lothaire Bluteau
Directed By:
Alejandro Amenábar
23. Serena (2014)
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15
Serena
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18
15

Based on a novel of the same name, Serena is a drama film which tells the story of a successful timber businessman named George, who gets married to a smart and pretty girl named Serena. However, his life gets complicated when Serena starts manipulating his business decisions.

Role:
Buchanan
Starring:
Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper, Rhys Ifans, Toby Jones
Directed By:
Susanne Bier
24. The Snowman (2017)
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The Snowman
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20
19

The Snowman is a psychological thriller film which tells the story of Detective Harry Hole, who is investigating the disappearance of a woman on the first snow of winter.  He eventually finds her scarf wrapped around an ominous-looking snowman. 

Starring:
Rebecca Ferguson, Michael Fassbender, Val Edward Kilmer, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Val Kilmer, Jonas Karlsson
Directed By:
Tomas Alfredson
25. Black Crab (2022)
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Black Crab
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0
Role:
Colonel Raad
26. Quick (2019)
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Quick
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0
Role:
Thomas Quick
27. Hinsehäxan (2012)
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3
Hinsehäxan
6
3
Role:
Kungen
28. Emmalou (2006)
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3
Emmalou
6
3
Role:
Eric
29. Love and Rage (2009)
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3
Love and Rage
6
3
Role:
Læge
30. The Early Years: Erik Nietzsche Part 1 (2007)
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11
The Early Years: Erik Nietzsche Part 1
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11
Role:
Zelko
Starring:
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lars von Trier, Jonatan Spang, Carl Martin Norén
Directed By:
Jacob Thuesen
31. Across the Waters (2016)
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4
Across the Waters
6
4
Role:
Arne Itkin
32. Rosa Morena (2010)
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3
Rosa Morena
6
3
Role:
Jakob
33. Les amours perdus (2005)
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3
Les amours perdus
6
3
34. Gentlemen (2014)
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4
Gentlemen
6
4
Role:
Henry Morgan
35. Stockholm Stories (2013)
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4
Stockholm Stories
6
4
36. Daisy Diamond (2007)
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Daisy Diamond
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12
Starring:
Noomi Rapace, Morten Kirkskov, Thure Lindhardt, Benedikte Hansen
Directed By:
Simon Staho
37. Happy End (2011)
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Happy End
5
4
38. All That Matters Is Past (2012)
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4
All That Matters Is Past
5
4
39. Rebounce (2011)
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4
Rebounce
5
4
40. Outside Love (2007)
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4
Outside Love
5
4
Role:
Shmuli
41. Odjuret (2012)
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4
Odjuret
4
4
Role:
Åklagaren
42. Istedgade (2006)
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4
Istedgade
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4
Role:
Django
43. Original (2009)
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4
Original
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4
Role:
Jon
44. Satisfaction 1720 (2016)
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4
Satisfaction 1720
4
4
Role:
Dr. Mabuse
45. Room 304 (2011)
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4
Room 304
3
4
Role:
Martin
46. Babylonsjukan (2004)
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4
Babylonsjukan
3
4
47. Being Holger (2005)
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4
Being Holger
3
4
Role:
Holger Frandsen
48. The Fighter (2003)
3
4
The Fighter
3
4
Role:
Palle
49. Not Like Others (2008)
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4
Not Like Others
2
4
Role:
Taxidriver
50. All About My Bush (2007)
2
3
All About My Bush
2
3
Role:
Henning

TV Shows

Klovn
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5
Klovn
TV-MA
26
5
Starring:
Lars von Trier, Melinda Kinnaman, Iben Hjejle, Casper Christensen, Frank Hvam
The Killing
21
4
The Killing
TV-MA
21
4
Genius
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7
Genius
TV-14
34
7
Starring:
Robert Sheehan, Adam Garcia, Antonio Banderas, Emily Watson, Geoffrey Rush
Directed By:
The Borgias
55
15
The Borgias
TV-MA
55
15
Starring:
Derek Jacobi, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Noah Taylor, Jeremy Irons, François Arnaud, Holliday Grainger, Peter Sullivan
Directed By:
Neil Jordan, Kari Skogland, John Maybury, Jon Amiel, David Leland
The Chestnut Man
25
8
The Chestnut Man
18
25
8
Role:
Simon Genz
McMafia
28
9
McMafia
TV-14
28
9
Starring:
Nawazuddin Siddiqui, David Strathairn, Karel Roden, Danila Kozlovsky
Wallander
21
7
Wallander
21
7
Starring:
Len Cariou, Michael Nyqvist, Krister Henriksson, Iben Hjejle, Mats Bergman
Follow the Money
9
3
Follow the Money
TV-MA
9
3
The Eagle
8
3
The Eagle
8
3
Top of the Lake
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14
Top of the Lake
TV-MA
40
14
Starring:
Gwendoline Christie, Holly Hunter, Elisabeth Moss, Lucy Lawless, Nicole Kidman, David Wenham, Peter Mullan
Directed By:
Jane Campion, Ariel Kleiman, Garth Davis
The Protectors
7
3
The Protectors
7
3
Those Who Kill
8
3
Those Who Kill
8
3
Lykke
6
3
Lykke
6
3
Role:
Anders Assing (18 episodes, 2011-2012)
The Last Panthers
15
7
The Last Panthers
15
7
Starring:
John Hurt, Samantha Morton, Tahar Rahim, Goran Bogdan, Igor Bencina
Directed By:
Johan Renck
Maria Wern
6
3
Maria Wern
6
3
Sommer
6
3
Sommer
6
3
Labyrint
13
7
Labyrint
13
7
Starring:
Noomi Rapace, Björn Bengtsson, Jonas Malmsjö, Karin Bergquist
Anna Pihl
5
3
Anna Pihl
5
3
Nynne
4
3
Nynne
4
3
Para§raf 9
4
3
Para§raf 9
4
3

Animation Movies

Miss Remarkable & her Career (2010)
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5
Miss Remarkable & her Career
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5