Danish films hold 43% of the market in the first quarter of 2015

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Danish films have so far been dominating the domestic box office. In total, 1,850,000 tickets have been sold for Danish titles. For a comparison, 3,350,000 tickets made up the entirety of Danish films in all of 2014.

The most popular film so far has been Men and Chicken (read our review here), followed by Hella Joof’s comedy All Inclusive. Equally popular among the Danes in the first three months was Susanne Bier’s drama “A Second Chance,” with Nikolaj Coster-Waldau and Ulrich Thomsen in the lead roles.

Top 5 Alle Films / First Quarter 2015

1Fifty Shades of GreyUS 376,256
2Men & ChickenDK 350,720
3All InclusiveDK 306,921
4My Canadian AdventureDK 301,859
5A Second ChanceDK 215,613

See which Danish films are up next: Upcoming Danish Features

Statistics via the Danish Film Institute

Emma Vestrheim

Emma Vestrheim is the editor-in-chief of Cinema Scandinavia. Originally from Australia, she is now based in Bergen, Norway, and attends major Nordic film festivals to conduct interviews and review new films.