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The Best Dogme 95 Movies Ever Made

“What are the best Dogme 95 Movies?” We looked at 36 of the top Dogme 95 films, aggregating and ranking them so we could answer that very question!

The top 18 films, all appearing on 2 or more “Best Dogme 95” movie lists, are ranked below by how many times they appear. The remaining 18 movies, as well as the sources we used, are in alphabetical order on the bottom of the page.

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Top 18 Best Dogme 95 Movies Ever Made



18 .) Amerikana directed by James Merendino

	Amerikana

Lists It Appears On:

  • Flick Chart
  • MUBI

Peter and Chris, two young American friends in their late 20s, go from South Dakota to California on a scooter, and as they travel across the American landscape they see their country through different eyes, ranging from Peter’s cynically nihilistic point of view, to Chris’ high expectations and romantic notions of the United States.



17 .) Fuckland directed by Jose Luis Marques

	Fuckland

Lists It Appears On:

  • Flick Chart
  • Taste Of Cinema

Fabián, a magician from Buenos Aires, saves his money from weddings, birthdays, and bar mitzvahs, and uses a hidden camera to document a week-long trip to the Falkland Islands where he has a patriotic plan: to impregnate a British woman. If 500 Argies do this annually, the islands will soon be overrun with children belonging to both cultures. He spends his first couple of days in Stanley doing reconnaissance, setting his sights on Camila, whom he’s first seen in church. He chats her up at an Internet café. They go out for drinks, then dinner, then to the see the King penguins and a 1982 battlefield. Back home, editing his Dogma 95 film, he receives a final message from Camila. ×



16 .) Once Upon Another Time directed by Juan Pinzas

	Once Upon Another Time

Lists It Appears On:

  • Flick Chart
  • Taste Of Cinema



15 .) Resin directed by Steven Sobel

	Resin

Lists It Appears On:

  • Flick Chart
  • Taste Of Cinema

A drug dealer, after getting arrested, beat-up in jail and his first felony conviction, vows to make one final score and a fresh start; but instead winds up in a showdown with a malicious legal system threatening to steal his most valued posessions: his freedom and his life.



14 .) Cabin Fever (2000) directed by Mona J. Hoel

	Cabin Fever (2000)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Film School Rejects
  • Flick Chart
  • Flick Chart 2



13 .) Joy Ride directed by Martin Rengel

	Joy Ride

Lists It Appears On:

  • Flick Chart
  • MUBI
  • Taste Of Cinema



12 .) In Your Hands (Forbrydelser) directed by Anette K. Olesen

	In Your Hands (Forbrydelser)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Flick Chart
  • MUBI
  • Taste Of Cinema
  • The Culture Trip

Anna, a young theology graduate, starts work as a prison chaplain. She becomes especially concerned about one inmate, Kate, regarded as difficult and withdrawn, but whom the other inmates credit with mysterious healing powers.



11 .) Lovers directed by Jean-Marc Barr

	Lovers

Lists It Appears On:

  • Flick Chart
  • Flick Chart 2
  • MUBI
  • Taste Of Cinema



10 .) Mifune’s Last Song (Mifune’s sidste sang) directed by Søren Kragh-Jacobsen

	Mifune’s Last Song (Mifune’s sidste sang)

Lists It Appears On:

  • MUBI
  • Ranker
  • Scandinavia Standard
  • The Culture Trip



9 .) Kira’s Reason: A Love Story (En Kærlighedshistorie) directed by Ole Christian Madsen

	Kira’s Reason: A Love Story (En Kærlighedshistorie)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Flick Chart
  • MUBI
  • Ranker
  • Taste Of Cinema
  • The Culture Trip

Kira and Mads try to work out their marriage, after Kira has been two years in a mental institution, but is she really ready for the real world?



8 .) Mifune (1999) directed by Søren Kragh-Jacobsen

	Mifune (1999)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Film School Rejects
  • Flick Chart
  • Flick Chart 2
  • IMDB
  • Taste Of Cinema

Kresten, newly wed, is on the threshold of a great career success in his father-in-law´s company. But when the death of his own father takes him back to his poverty-stricken childhood home, far out in the country, his career plans fall apart. For one thing he has to deal with his loveable, backward brother, who is now all alone; for another, he meets a stunning woman who comes to the farm as a housekeeper, in disguise of her real profession as a call-girl.



7 .) Truly Human (Et rigtigt menneske) directed by Ake Sandgren

	Truly Human (Et rigtigt menneske)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Flick Chart
  • Flick Chart 2
  • MUBI
  • Taste Of Cinema
  • The Culture Trip

P. is a little girl’s imaginary friend who lives inside the wall of her room. But one day he magically materialises and so must learn to live in the world like everyone else – a world where he is met with suspicion and hate but also with wonder and love.



6 .) The King Is Alive directed by Kristian Levring

	The King Is Alive

Lists It Appears On:

  • Flick Chart
  • Flick Chart 2
  • MUBI
  • Ranker
  • Taste Of Cinema
  • The Culture Trip

Stranded in the heat of a barren African desert, eleven bus-passengers shelter in the remnants of an abandoned town. As rescue grows more remote by the day and anxiety deepens, an idea emerges: why not stage a play. However the choice of King Lear only manages to plunge this disparate group of travelers into turmoil as they struggle to overcome both nature’s wrath and their own morality.



5 .) Julien Donkey-Boy (1999) directed by Harmony Korine

	Julien Donkey-Boy (1999)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Film School Rejects
  • Flick Chart
  • Flick Chart 2
  • MUBI
  • Ranker
  • Taste Of Cinema
  • The Culture Trip

Undigagnosed. untreated and generally untethered schizophrenic Julien lives with his pregnant younger sister Pearl, would-be wrestler brother Chris, sympathetic grandmother and severely depressed German father.



4 .) The Celebration (1998) directed by Thomas Vinterberg

	The Celebration (1998)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Film School Rejects
  • Flick Chart
  • Flick Chart 2
  • IMDB
  • MUBI
  • Scandinavia Standard
  • Taste Of Cinema
  • The Culture Trip

A grandiose party to celebrate a sixtieth birthday unleashes a family drama with all the lies that conceal horrendous secrets. The eldest son, Christian, stages a showdown with the popular pater familias; his provocative, moving after-dinner speech dislodges all the masks, which finally fall completely as the father-son conflict intensifies and the bewildered guests look on.



3 .) Italian For Beginners (2000) directed by Lone Scherfig

	Italian For Beginners (2000)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Film School Rejects
  • Flick Chart
  • Flick Chart 2
  • IMDB
  • MUBI
  • Ranker
  • Scandinavia Standard
  • Taste Of Cinema
  • The Culture Trip

A group of strangers find friendship, family and love within an Italian beginners’ course.



2 .) Open Hearts (2002) directed by Susanne Bier

	Open Hearts (2002)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Film School Rejects
  • Flick Chart
  • Flick Chart 2
  • IMDB
  • MUBI
  • Ranker
  • Scandinavia Standard
  • Taste Of Cinema
  • The Culture Trip

Cecilie and Joachim are about to get married when a freak car accident leaves Joachim disabled, throwing their lives into a spin. The driver of the other car, Marie, and her family don’t get off lightly, either. Her husband Niels works in the hospital where he meets Cecilie and falls madly in love with her.



1 .) The Idiots (1998) directed by Lars von Trier

	The Idiots (1998)

Lists It Appears On:

  • Film School Rejects
  • Flick Chart
  • Flick Chart 2
  • IMDB
  • MUBI
  • Ranker
  • Scandinavia Standard
  • Taste Of Cinema
  • The Culture Trip

With his first Dogma-95 film director Lars von Trier opens up a completely new film platform. With a mix of home-video and documentary styles the film tells the story of a group of young people who have decided to get to know their “inner-idiots” and thus not only facing and breaking their outer appearance but also their inner.




The 18 Additional Best Dogme 95 Films



# Movies Directors Lists
19 Così x caso   Flick Chart
20 Diapason   Flick Chart
21 Dogville   MUBI
22 Et rigtigt menneske   Ranker
23 Festen   Ranker
24 Gypo Jan Dunn Taste Of Cinema
25
I Am a Promise: The Children of Stanton Elementary School
  Ranker
26 Interview   Flick Chart
27 Komagata Maru   Ranker
28 Lonely Child Pascal Robitaille Taste Of Cinema
29 Offside   Ranker
30 Old, New, Borrowed and Blue Natasha Arthy Taste Of Cinema
31 One More Chance   Ranker
32 Orchestra Rehearsal   Ranker
33 Personal Velocity: Three Portraits   Ranker
34 Plymouth Adventure   Ranker
35 Reunion Mark Poggi Taste Of Cinema
36 The Breadbasket Matthew Biancaniello Taste Of Cinema


9 Best Dogme 95 Film Sources/Lists



Source Article
Film School Rejects A Beginner’s Guide to Dogme 95
Flick Chart The Best Dogme 95 Movies of All Time
Flick Chart 2 The Top 10 Dogme 95 Movies of All Time
IMDB The Top 5 Best Dogme 95 Films
MUBI dogme 95 – Movies List on MUBI
Ranker Best R-Rated Dogme 95 Movies
Scandinavia Standard Six Classic Dogme95 Films You Need to See
Taste Of Cinema 20 Essential Dogme 95 Films You Need To Watch
The Culture Trip 10 Danish Films That Will Introduce You to Dogme 95 – Culture Trip https://theculturetrip.com › Europe › Denmark

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