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List of Mads Mikkelsen Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. The Hunt (2012)
31
6
The Hunt
R
31
6
Role:
Lucas
Starring:
Thomas Bo Larsen, Susse Wold, Annika Wedderkopp, Lasse Fogelstrøm
Directed By:
Thomas Vinterberg
2. Casino Royale (2006)
48
12
Casino Royale
PG-13
48
12

James Bond embarks on a mission to prevent Le Chiffre, a private banker who funds terrorists, from winning in a high-stakes poker game at Casino Royale. As he participates in the gamble with beautiful Treasury agent, Vesper Lynd, as his partner, both are threatened by a powerful organization.

Role:
Le Chiffre
Directed By:
3. Rogue One (2016)
44
12
Rogue One
PG-13
44
12

Jyn Erso, an outcast whose scientist father Galen was forced by the Galactic Empire to complete the moon-sized battle-station Death Star, is rescued by the rebels after they learn that Galen secretly built a vulnerability into the super-weapon. She must accompany rebel intelligence officer Cassian Andor in rescuing Galen and retrieving the blueprint of the Death Star.

Directed By:
Gareth Edwards
4. Another Round (2020)
20
5
Another Round
Not
20
5
Role:
Martin
5. Adam's Apples (2005)
12
3
Adam's Apples
R
12
3
Role:
Ivan
Starring:
Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Ulrich Thomsen, Paprika Steen, Nicolas Bro
Directed By:
Anders Thomas Jensen
6. After the Wedding (2006)
12
3
After the Wedding
R
12
3

Jacob Peterson, who runs an orphanage in India, has dedicated his life to helping street children in the country. However, he faces several problems and learns that his orphanage might be closed down soon. He soon receives an interesting offer. A businessman offers him $4 million, if he returns to Denmark, and takes part in the wedding of the man’s daughter.       

Role:
Jacob Pederson
Starring:
Sidse Babett Knudsen, Neeral Mulchandani, Tanya Sharma, Swini Khara
Directed By:
Susanne Bier
8. A Royal Affair (2012)
12
3
A Royal Affair
R
12
3

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:
Johann Friedrich Struensee
Starring:
Alicia Vikander, David Dencik, Mikkel Boe Følsgaard, Trine Dyrholm
Directed By:
Nikolaj Arcel
9. Flickering Lights (2000)
10
3
Flickering Lights
10
3
Role:
Arne
Starring:
Sofie Gråbøl, Søren Pilmark, Iben Hjejle, Nikolaj Lie Kaas
Directed By:
Anders Thomas Jensen
10. Open Hearts (2002)
8
3
Open Hearts
R
8
3
Role:
Niels
Starring:
Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Sonja Richter, Paprika Steen, Stine Bjerregaard
Directed By:
Susanne Bier
11. Riders of Justice (2021)
11
3
Riders of Justice
Not
11
3
Role:
Markus
12. Pusher (1996)
10
3
Pusher
10
3

Frank is a heroin dealer who earns good money. However, when a deal goes wrong, it leaves him with a large debt to a ruthless drug lord. He has to find a way to repay him if he wants to live.

Role:
Tonny
Starring:
Kim Bodnia, Zlatko Buric, Laura Drasbæk, Slavko Labovic
Directed By:
Nicolas Winding Refn
13. With Blood on My Hands: Pusher II (2004)
9
3
With Blood on My Hands: Pusher II
9
3
Role:
Tonny
Starring:
Leif Sylvester, Anne Sørensen, Øyvind Hagen-Traberg, Kurt Nielsen
Directed By:
Nicolas Winding Refn
14. The Green Butchers (2003)
9
3
The Green Butchers
R
9
3
Role:
Svend
Starring:
Bodil Jørgensen, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Line Kruse, Ole Thestrup
Directed By:
Anders Thomas Jensen
15. Flame & Citron (2008)
9
3
Flame & Citron
9
3

   

Role:
Citronen
Starring:
Lars Mikkelsen, Jesper Christensen, Mille Lehfeldt, Thure Lindhardt, Stine Stengade
Directed By:
Ole Christian Madsen
16. At Eternity's Gate (2018)
9
4
At Eternity's Gate
PG-13
9
4

This biographical drama film revolves around the final years of famous painter Vincent van Gogh, which he had spent in Arles, France. Despite being tormented, he spent his last days creating some of the best works of his life.

Role:
Priest
Starring:
Mathieu Amalric, Willem Dafoe, Rupert Friend, Oscar Isaac, Niels Arestrup
Directed By:
Julian Schnabel
17. Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself (2002)
7
3
Wilbur Wants to Kill Himself
R
7
3
Role:
Horst
Starring:
Adrian Rawlins, Shirley Henderson, Jamie Sives, Lisa McKinlay
Directed By:
Lone Scherfig
18. Bleeder (1999)
7
3
Bleeder
7
3

Bleeder is a crime drama film which tells the story of Leo and Lenny, two friends living in a working-class neighborhood in Copenhagen. Lenny, who works in a video shop, tries to get acquainted with a waitress named Lea. Meanwhile, Leo, who lives with his partner Louise, beats her regularly, even though she is pregnant. When her brother Louis finds out about this, he decides to teach Leo a lesson.     

Role:
Lenny
Starring:
Kim Bodnia, Rikke Louise Andersson, Liv Corfixen, Levino Jensen
Directed By:
Nicolas Winding Refn
19. The Salvation (2014)
8
4
The Salvation
R
8
4

During the 1870s, Danish-American settler Jon sets out to avenge his family’s murder. One of the goons he kills is brother of ruthless land baron Henry Delarue, who has the entire town under his thumb. As the furious Delarue hunts down Jon, the scared community refuses to stand by him. Ex-soldier Jon must fight this battle alone to take down the outlaws.

Role:
Jon Jensen
Starring:
Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Douglas Henshall, Jonathan Pryce, Mikael Persbrandt, Eva Green, Eric Cantona
Directed By:
Kristian Levring
20. Men & Chicken (2015)
7
3
Men & Chicken
7
3

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:
Elias
Starring:
David Dencik, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Nicolas Bro, Søren Malling
Directed By:
Anders Thomas Jensen
21. The Door (2009)
6
3
The Door
6
3

The Door is a science fiction thriller film which tells the story of a successful artist, whose life turns upside down, after his young daughter passes away and his wife leaves him. He soon discovers a mysterious doorway, and learns that it might help him travel back in time to change things. However, things might not exactly be what they seem.

Role:
David Andernach
Starring:
Heike Makatsch, Thomas Thieme, Tim Seyfi, Jessica Schwarz
Directed By:
Anno Saul
22. Prague (2006)
6
3
Prague
6
3
Role:
Christoffer
Starring:
Stine Stengade, Borivoj Navrátil, Jana Plodková, Josef Vajnar
Directed By:
Ole Christian Madsen
23. I Am Dina (2002)
6
3
I Am Dina
6
3
Starring:
Christopher Eccleston, Gérard Depardieu, Pernilla August, Maria Bonnevie
Directed By:
Ole Bornedal
24. Torremolinos 73 (2003)
6
3
Torremolinos 73
6
3
Role:
Magnus
Starring:
Juan Diego, Candela Peña, Javier Cámara, Fernando Tejero
Directed By:
Pablo Berger
25. King Arthur (2004)
13
8
King Arthur
PG-13
13
8

This 'realistic' portrayal of the legendary King Arthur shows him as a cavalry officer in the Roman army in the fifth century when the influence of the Roman Empire on Britannia is diminishing. Arthur and his men reluctantly accept one final mission against the invading Saxons that would put him on the British throne following a tragic battle.

Role:
Tristan
Starring:
Clive Owen, Keira Knightley, Hugh Dancy, Joel Edgerton, Owen Teale, Til Schweiger, Ioan Gruffudd
Directed By:
Antoine Fuqua
26. The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman (2013)
7
4
The Necessary Death of Charlie Countryman
R
7
4

On his dying mother’s biding, Charlie Countryman travels to Bucharest where he meets beautiful musician Gabi, as promised to a co-passenger. As he falls in love with Gabi, Charlie learns about her ruthless, charismatic ex-husband, gangster Nigel, who has no intentions of relinquishing his hold over her heart. Despite her violence-filled dark world, Charlie resolves to protect her and win her over.

Role:
Nigel
Starring:
Rupert Grint, Evan Rachel Wood, Shia LaBeouf, John Hurt, Til Schweiger
Directed By:
Fredrik Bond
27. Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky (2009)
6
3
Coco Chanel & Igor Stravinsky
R
6
3

Coco Chanel is a French fashion designer, who invites Igor Stravinsky, a destitute Russian composer to stay in her villa, along with his family, as he is going through bankruptcy due to several controversies. While Coco is trying to democratize women’s fashion, Igor is trying to redefine music. Over time, she begins to fall for him.    

Role:
Igor Stravinsky
Starring:
Anna Mouglalis, Natacha Lindinger, Elena Morozova, Grigori Manoukov
Directed By:
Jan Kounen
28. Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore (2022)
10
6
Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore
UA
10
6

Professor Albus Dumbledore learns about a powerful and dark wizard Gellert Grindelwald, who is trying to take over the wizarding world. Since he knows that he doesn’t have the power to stop him alone, he takes the help of Newt Scamander, and a team of wizards and witches. However, taking on Grindelwald’s forces might not be so easy.

Role:
Gellert Grindelwald
Starring:
Jude Law, Eddie Redmayne
29. Age of Uprising: The Legend of Michael Kohlhaas (2013)
5
3
Age of Uprising: The Legend of Michael Kohlhaas
5
3

Michael Kohlhaas is a horse dealer living a good and happy life with his family in the 16th century. When a lord treats him unjustly, he decides to wage a war against him. He raises an army by himself just to have his rights restored.

Role:
Michael Kohlhaas
Starring:
Bruno Ganz, David Kross, Amira Casar, Delphine Chuillot
Directed By:
Arnaud des Pallières
30. Valhalla Rising (2009)
8
5
Valhalla Rising
8
5
Role:
One Eye
Starring:
Alexander Morton, Matthew Zajac, Stewart Porter, Maarten Stevenson
Directed By:
Nicolas Winding Refn
31. Shake It (2001)
5
3
Shake It
5
3
Role:
Jacob
Starring:
Troels Lyby, Charlotte Munck, Jesper Lohmann, Oskar Walsøe
Directed By:
Hella Joof
32. Clash of the Titans (2010)
17
12
Clash of the Titans
12
17
12

A remake of the 1981 movie of the same name, Clash of the Titans is an action-fantasy based on Greek mythology. It sees Zeus’ son Perseus and his companions go on a journey to save humans and the Gods. In order to do so, they must survive mythical beings like Medusa, the Kraken, and Hades.  

Starring:
Liam Neeson, Ralph Fiennes, Sam Worthington, Kaya Scodelario, Elizabeth McGovern, Agyness Deyn, Nicholas Hoult
Directed By:
33. The Three Musketeers (2011)
9
7
The Three Musketeers
PG-13
9
7

This US-German-French-British co-production based on Alexandre Dumas' 1844 best-seller has D'Artagnan meet and fight with three disgraced Musketeers – Athos, Aramis and Rochefort. However, their mutual dislike for Richelieu, brings them together. Richelieu, along with Milady, is plotting against the King and if not stopped, it could eventually lead to a war between France and England.

Starring:
Milla Jovovich, Orlando Bloom, Christoph Waltz, Logan Lerman, James Corden, Til Schweiger, Luke Evans
Directed By:
Paul W.S. Anderson
34. Chaos Walking (2021)
6
5
Chaos Walking
PG-13
6
5

Viola crash lands on a strange planet where all the women have disappeared, and meanwhile, the remaining men can hear each other’s thoughts. She soon finds her life in danger, but a young man named Todd vows to protect her.

Starring:
David Oyelowo, Daisy Ridley
35. Exit (2006)
4
3
Exit
4
3
Role:
Thomas Skepphult
Starring:
Börje Ahlstedt, Samuel Fröler, Alexander Skarsgård, Kirsti Eline Torhaug
Directed By:
Peter Lindmark
36. Arctic (2018)
9
4
Arctic
9
4
Role:
Overgård
Starring:
Maria Thelma Smáradóttir
Directed By:
Joe Penna
37. The Boy Below (2003)
6
3
The Boy Below
6
3
Role:
Far
Starring:
Helle Fagralid, Luke McQuillan, Malene Schwartz
Directed By:
Morten Giese
38. Wildside (1998)
6
3
Wildside
6
3
Role:
Jimmy
Starring:
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Nukâka, Pálína Jónsdóttir, Sævar Örn
Directed By:
Simon Staho
39. Le Fantôme (2016)
6
3
Le Fantôme
6
3
Role:
Le Fantôme
Starring:
Barbara Steele, Zarko Radic, Karin Perathoner, James Brown
Directed By:
Jake Scott
40. Café Hector (1996)
5
3
Café Hector
5
3
Starring:
Nicolaj Kopernikus, Marina Bouras, Jesper Asholt, Anders W. Berthelsen
Directed By:
Lotte Svendsen
41. Tom Merritt (1999)
5
3
Tom Merritt
5
3
Role:
Elmer Karr
Starring:
David Bateson, Diana Axelsen
Directed By:
Anders Gustafsson
42. Now (2003)
5
3
Now
5
3
Role:
Jakob (young)
Starring:
Mikael Persbrandt, Erland Josephson, Henning Moritzen, Elin Klinga
Directed By:
Simon Staho
43. Blomsterfangen (1996)
5
3
Blomsterfangen
5
3
Role:
Max
Starring:
Jens Okking, Birthe Neumann, Tonny Landy, Michael Schmidt
Directed By:
Jens Arentzen
44. Move On (2012)
4
3
Move On
4
3
Role:
Mark
Starring:
Gabriela Marcinková, Karl Fischer, Béla Ficzere, Zsolt Fehérvári
Directed By:
Asger Leth
45. Monas verden (2001)
4
3
Monas verden
4
3
Role:
Casper
Starring:
Sidse Babett Knudsen, Bjarne Henriksen, Thomas Bo Larsen, Klaus Bondam
Directed By:
Jonas Elmer
46. Angel of the Night (1998)
2
3
Angel of the Night
R
2
3
Starring:
Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Maria Stokholm, Mette Louise Holland, Tomas Villum Jensen
Directed By:
Shaky González

TV Shows

Hannibal
34
6
Hannibal
TV-14
34
6
Role:
Dr. Hannibal Lecter (39 episodes, 2013-2015)
Starring:
Amanda Plummer, Cynthia Nixon, Molly Shannon, Laurence Fishburne, Eddie Izzard, Anna Chlumsky, Chris Diamantopoulos
Directed By:
Michael Rymer, Guillermo Navarro, Vincenzo Natali, David Slade, Tim Hunter
Bertelsen - de uaktuelle nyheder
8
2
Bertelsen - de uaktuelle nyheder
8
2
Starring:
Klaus Bondam, Mikael Bertelsen, Asger Aamund, Johan Boserup
Unit 1
8
2
Unit 1
8
2
Role:
Allan Fischer (32 episodes, 2000-2004)
Starring:
Lars Mikkelsen, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Charlotte Fich, Lars Brygmann, Waage Sandø
Julie
6
3
Julie
6
3
Role:
Julie's dad / ... (5 episodes, 2005)
Starring:
Iben Hjejle, Julie Wright, Camille Steen, Michael Carøe
Rihanna: Bitch Better Have My Money (2015)
5
3
Rihanna: Bitch Better Have My Money
5
3
Role:
The Accountant
Starring:
Eric Roberts, Rihanna, Rachel Roberts
Directed By:
Rihanna, Megaforce

Narrator/Dubbing

Quantum of Solace (2008)
10
5
Quantum of Solace
T
10
5

Quantum of Solace is a spy thriller film based on the fictitious M16 agent James Bond. When Bond learns about a mysterious organization that wants to eliminate a country’s most valuable resources, he gets on the trail of Dominic Greene, a renowned developer of green technology.

Role:
Le Chiffre (voice)
Starring:
Olga Kurylenko, Troy Baker, Francesco Quinn, Daniel Craig, Eva Green, Judi Dench, Mathieu Amalric
Directed By:
Adam Gascoine

Animation Movies

Moomins and the Comet Chase (2010)
9
6
Moomins and the Comet Chase
TV-PG
9
6
Role:
Sniff (voice)
Starring:
Max von Sydow, Peter Stormare, Helena Mattsson, Stellan Skarsgård, Alexander Skarsgård
Directed By:
Maria Lindberg