Best new Finnish Movies (2017) - Top Netflix & Cinema

Think of Finnish cinema, and you’ll say ‘Aki Kaurismäki’. With list, we want to prove that the Finland has more to offer than just that.
The Vore's Film staff selects the top best Finnish movies of 2017 in cinema, DVD and Netflix. Are Mika Kaurismäki, Dome Karukoski & Timo Koivusalo Finland's biggest directors?

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Anticipated 2017 Finnish movies to watch

    Toivon tuolla puolen (Friday February 3, 2017)

    Toivon tuolla puolen film poster Director
    Aki Kaurismäki
    ille Virtanen
    Kati Outinen
    Tommi Korpela

    2017 marks the return of Finland's most renowned and beloved filmmaker, Aki Kaurismaki. Thematically, there is a slight resemblance with his previous film, Le Havre, as it deals with migrant problems. This time around set in his native country, though....Read more

    Tom of Finland (Friday February 24, 2017)

    Tom of Finland film poster Director
    Dome Karukoski
    Jakob Oftebro
    Werner Daehn
    Jimmy Shaw

    One of the absolute must-see biopics of this year, 'Tom of Finland' tells the story of a former WW2 army officer who, more or less accidentally, becomes one of the most iconic figures in gay art and played a huge role in the emancipation of homosexual men all over the world. ...Read more

Best Finnish movies on Netflix or DVD in 2017 & 2016

2010's best rated Finnish movies out on DVD, Bluray or streaming on VOD (Netflix, Amazon).

    The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki (Friday September 2, 2016)

    The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki film poster Director
    Juho Kuosmanen
    Oona Airola
    Jarkko Lahti
    Eero Milonoff

    A charming little film about a Finland's icon Olli Mäki, a shy and down to earth amateur boxer at the brink of worldwide success in 1962. The film was shot in black and white entirely, which adds up to the nostalgic vibe. Won 'A Certain Regard' at Cannes 2016. Funny and heartwarming. ...Read more

    Mielensäpahoittaja (Friday September 5, 2014)

    Mielensäpahoittaja film poster Director
    Dome Karukoski
    Antti Litja
    Petra Frey
    Mari Perankoski

    The story depicts a man's disgruntled approach towards modern means of life; Grump loves the simple concept of life in past...Read more

    Rare Exports (Friday December 3, 2010)

    Rare Exports film poster Director
    Jalmari Helander
    Jorma Tommila
    Peeter Jakobi
    Onni Tommila

    Christmas's biggest secret is held 486 meters deep in the earth of a forest, and an adventurous group of explorers has...Read more

    Lärjungen (Friday September 27, 2013)

    Lärjungen film poster Director
    Ulrika Bengts
    Erik Lönngren
    Patrik Kumpulainen
    Niklas Groundstroem

    The plot is set in the 1939, Finland where a young teenager Carl, is appointed at a light house as a disciple and so he is trained...Read more

    Kielletty Hedelmä (Friday February 13, 2009)

    Kielletty Hedelmä film poster Director
    Dome Karukoski
    Marjut Maristo
    Amanda Pilke
    Malla Malmivaara

    The story highlights the experience of two young teenagers who belong to a very conservative community, when they arrive at the...Read more

    Big Game (Friday June 26, 2015)

    Big Game film poster Director
    Jalmari Helander
    Samuel L. Jackson
    Onni Tommila
    Ray Stevenson

    The film depicts a situation after the crash of AirForce1 which is shot down near the woods in Finland where a teenager is...Read more