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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
R
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.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Drama, Mystery
2. The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2009)
68
19
The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
R
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.

As:
Cast
Director:
Niels Arden Oplev
Genres:
Mystery, Drama, Thriller, Crime
Star Cast:
Michael Nyqvist, Noomi Rapace, Sven-Bertil Taube, Lena Endre, Peter Haber
3. The Day Will Come (2016)
10
3
The Day Will Come
10
3
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama
4. A Royal Affair (2012)
35
12
A Royal Affair
R
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. 

As:
Cast
Role:
Ove Høegh-Guldberg
Director:
Nikolaj Arcel
Genres:
Drama, History, Biography, Romance
Star Cast:
Mads Mikkelsen, Alicia Vikander, Mikkel Boe Følsgaard, Trine Dyrholm
5. Reconstruction (2003)
9
3
Reconstruction
PG-13
9
3
As:
Cast
Genres:
Romance, Drama
6. War Horse (2011)
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20
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.

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
War, Drama
Star Cast:
Tom Hiddleston, Emily Watson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Jeremy Irvine, Peter Mullan, Niels Arestrup, David Thewlis
7. The Absent One (2014)
11
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Ulrik Dybbøl
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Mystery
8. We Are the Best! (2013)
9
4
We Are the Best!
9
4
As:
Cast
Genres:
Music, Drama
9. Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy (2011)
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24
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.

As:
Cast
Director:
Tomas Alfredson
Genres:
Drama, Mystery, Thriller
Star Cast:
10. Brotherhood (2009)
8
3
Brotherhood
8
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Jimmy
Genres:
Drama, Romance
11. Men & Chicken (2015)
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12
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Gabriel
Director:
Anders Thomas Jensen
Genres:
Comedy, Sci-Fi, Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Mads Mikkelsen, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Nicolas Bro, Søren Malling
12. The Homesman (2014)
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13
The Homesman
R
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. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Genres:
Drama, Western
13. Speed Walking (2014)
7
3
Speed Walking
7
3
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama
14. Call Girl (2012)
7
4
Call Girl
7
4
As:
Cast
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
15. Untitled Lone Scherfig New York Project (2018)
7
4
Untitled Lone Scherfig New York Project
Not Rated
7
4
As:
Cast
Genres:
Thriller, Drama
Star Cast:
16. A Soap (2006)
6
4
A Soap
6
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Veronica
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
17. Hamilton: I nationens intresse (2012)
7
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.

As:
Cast
Genres:
Action, Drama, Thriller
18. Hotel (2013)
20
11
Hotel
20
11
As:
Cast
Role:
Rikard
Director:
Lisa Langseth
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Alicia Vikander, Henrik Norlén, Anna Bjelkerud, Mira Eklund
19. Cornelis (2010)
6
4
Cornelis
6
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Fred Åkerström
Genres:
Music, Biography, Drama
20. The Candidate (2008)
6
4
The Candidate
6
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Michael
Genres:
Thriller
21. Kidnapping Mr. Heineken (2015)
21
13
Kidnapping Mr. Heineken
R
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.

As:
Cast
Director:
Daniel Alfredson
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Thriller, Action
Star Cast:
Sam Worthington, Anthony Hopkins, Jim Sturgess, Ryan Kwanten, Mark van Eeuwen
22. Regression (2015)
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16
Regression
R
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.

As:
Cast
Director:
Alejandro Amenábar
Genres:
Mystery, Thriller, Drama, Crime
Star Cast:
Emma Watson, Ethan Hawke, Devon Bostick, Dale Dickey, David Thewlis, Lothaire Bluteau
23. Serena (2014)
18
15
Serena
R
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.

As:
Cast
Role:
Buchanan
Director:
Susanne Bier
Genres:
Romance, Drama
Star Cast:
24. The Snowman (2017)
20
19
The Snowman
R
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. 

As:
Cast
Director:
Tomas Alfredson
Genres:
Crime, Thriller, Drama, Mystery
25. Black Crab (2022)
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0
Black Crab
16
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Colonel Raad
Genres:
Action,Adventure,Drama,Sci-Fi,Thriller,War
26. Quick (2019)
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0
Quick
0
0
As:
Cast
Role:
Thomas Quick
Genres:
Crime,Drama,Thriller
27. Hinsehäxan (2012)
6
3
Hinsehäxan
6
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Kungen
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Biography
28. Emmalou (2006)
6
3
Emmalou
6
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Eric
Genres:
Drama, Short
29. Love and Rage (2009)
6
3
Love and Rage
6
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Læge
Genres:
Romance, Drama
30. The Early Years: Erik Nietzsche Part 1 (2007)
19
11
The Early Years: Erik Nietzsche Part 1
19
11
As:
Cast
Role:
Zelko
Director:
Jacob Thuesen
Genres:
Comedy, Drama, Biography
Star Cast:
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Lars von Trier, Jonatan Spang, Carl Martin Norén
31. Across the Waters (2016)
6
4
Across the Waters
6
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Arne Itkin
Genres:
Drama, War, History
32. Rosa Morena (2010)
6
3
Rosa Morena
6
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Jakob
Genres:
Drama
33. Les amours perdus (2005)
6
3
Les amours perdus
6
3
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama, Short
34. Gentlemen (2014)
6
4
Gentlemen
6
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Henry Morgan
Genres:
Romance, Thriller, Drama
35. Stockholm Stories (2013)
6
4
Stockholm Stories
6
4
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama, Romance
36. Daisy Diamond (2007)
17
12
Daisy Diamond
17
12
As:
Cast
Director:
Simon Staho
Genres:
Drama
Star Cast:
Noomi Rapace, Morten Kirkskov, Thure Lindhardt, Benedikte Hansen
37. Happy End (2011)
5
4
Happy End
5
4
As:
Cast
Genres:
Crime, Drama
38. All That Matters Is Past (2012)
5
4
All That Matters Is Past
5
4
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama
39. Rebounce (2011)
5
4
Rebounce
5
4
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama
40. Outside Love (2007)
5
4
Outside Love
5
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Shmuli
Genres:
Drama, Romance
41. Odjuret (2012)
4
4
Odjuret
4
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Åklagaren
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Crime
42. Istedgade (2006)
4
4
Istedgade
4
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Django
Genres:
Drama
43. Original (2009)
4
4
Original
4
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Jon
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
44. Satisfaction 1720 (2016)
4
4
Satisfaction 1720
4
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Dr. Mabuse
Genres:
Comedy, Drama
45. Room 304 (2011)
3
4
Room 304
3
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Martin
Genres:
Drama
46. Babylonsjukan (2004)
3
4
Babylonsjukan
3
4
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama
47. Being Holger (2005)
3
4
Being Holger
3
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Holger Frandsen
Genres:
Comedy, Short
48. The Fighter (2003)
3
4
The Fighter
3
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Palle
Genres:
Short, Drama
49. Not Like Others (2008)
2
4
Not Like Others
2
4
As:
Cast
Role:
Taxidriver
Genres:
Thriller
50. All About My Bush (2007)
2
3
All About My Bush
2
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Henning
Genres:
Comedy

TV Shows

Klovn
26
5
Klovn
TV-MA
26
5
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy
Star Cast:
Lars von Trier, Melinda Kinnaman, Iben Hjejle, Casper Christensen, Frank Hvam
The Killing
21
4
The Killing
TV-MA
21
4
As:
Cast
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Drama, Mystery
The Borgias
55
15
The Borgias
TV-MA
55
15
As:
Cast
Director:
Neil Jordan, Kari Skogland, John Maybury, Jon Amiel, David Leland
Genres:
History, Drama, Romance, Crime
Star Cast:
Derek Jacobi, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Noah Taylor, Jeremy Irons, François Arnaud, Holliday Grainger, Peter Sullivan
The Chestnut Man
25
8
The Chestnut Man
18
25
8
As:
Cast
Role:
Simon Genz
Genres:
Crime,Drama,Mystery,Thriller
McMafia
28
9
McMafia
TV-14
28
9
As:
Cast
Genres:
Crime, Drama, Thriller
Star Cast:
Nawazuddin Siddiqui, David Strathairn, Karel Roden, Danila Kozlovsky
Wallander
21
7
Wallander
21
7
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Mystery, Crime
Star Cast:
Len Cariou, Michael Nyqvist, Krister Henriksson, Iben Hjejle, Mats Bergman
Follow the Money
9
3
Follow the Money
TV-MA
9
3
As:
Cast
Genres:
Thriller, Drama, Crime
The Eagle
8
3
The Eagle
8
3
As:
Cast
Genres:
Crime, Drama
The Protectors
7
3
The Protectors
7
3
As:
Cast
Genres:
Mystery, Crime, Drama
Those Who Kill
8
3
Those Who Kill
8
3
As:
Cast
Genres:
Thriller, Crime, Action
Lykke
6
3
Lykke
6
3
As:
Cast
Role:
Anders Assing (18 episodes, 2011-2012)
Genres:
Drama, Comedy
The Last Panthers
15
7
The Last Panthers
15
7
As:
Cast
Director:
Johan Renck
Genres:
Drama, Action, Crime
Star Cast:
John Hurt, Samantha Morton, Tahar Rahim, Goran Bogdan, Igor Bencina
Maria Wern
6
3
Maria Wern
6
3
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama, Thriller, Crime
Sommer
6
3
Sommer
6
3
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama
Labyrint
13
7
Labyrint
13
7
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama, Mystery
Star Cast:
Noomi Rapace, Björn Bengtsson, Jonas Malmsjö, Karin Bergquist
Anna Pihl
5
3
Anna Pihl
5
3
As:
Cast
Genres:
Crime, Drama
Nynne
4
3
Nynne
4
3
As:
Cast
Genres:
Comedy, Romance
Para§raf 9
4
3
Para§raf 9
4
3
As:
Cast
Genres:
Crime

Animation Movies

Miss Remarkable & her Career (2010)
10
5
Miss Remarkable & her Career
10
5
As:
Cast
Genres:
Drama, Comedy, Animation, Short, Family