6 of the Best Swedish Comedy Movies to Watch in 2021

Six Films to See at Gothenburg Film Festival 2021

Comedy movies leave everybody feeling happy and with a burst of renewed energy.

In case you happen to be looking for comedy movies in the Swedish language perhaps to build your vocabulary or get more engagement with the language, and at the same time find entertainment, this is the right article for you. 

Here is my compiled list of the best Swedish comedy movies in 2021;

  1. The Hundred Year Old Man Who Climbed out of the Window and Disappeared 

Besides being one of the longest movie titles of all time, The Hundred Year Old Man Who Climbed out of the Window and Disappeared is a comedy movie that has graced Swedish televisions since its release in 2013. 

The movie is centered around Alan Karlson, a 100-year-old retiree living in a retirement home. Get so bored about living in the retirement home and he does what nobody at his age would do, jumps out of the window. 

What’s on an adventure that sets viewers on a comic experience and one that is full of surprises and entertainment.

The movie is based on a novel of the same title by Jonas Jonasson, a Swedish author. 

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  1. A man called Ove (2015)

There might be something humorous with old men because a man called Ove is yet another Swedish comic movie that is guaranteed to have you laugh your lungs out.

Over the 59-year-old retiree and widower. The loss of his wife leaves about the world and contemplating suicide.

It explores the power of human connection. In an attempt to take his own life, he is interrupted by his neighbor.

The movie is based on a novel by Fredrik Backman and the film was written and directed by Hannes Holm. 

The movie is well-acted and directed and has won more than three awards as well as being nominated for several others. 

  1. Simple Simon (2010)

Simple Simon is good for a laugh movie can an 18-year-old teenager, Simon sharing an apartment with his brother, Sam.

Simon is socially awkward and doesn’t like changing his daily routines. Now that he is living with his brother Sam and his girlfriend Frida, he takes it upon himself to give them strict schedules and house chores routines. 

Frida doesn’t like the idea of this and one day she had had enough breaks up with Sam. Simon goes out of his way to find another girlfriend for his brother Sam. 

This drama romance comic movie will leave you laughing your lungs out.

Andrea’s Öhman and his team perfectly directed the film and because of this, they have been smiling their way to receive awards and several nominations.

  1. Behind Blue skies (2010)

Behind Blue Skies is another Swedish comedy movie directed by Hannes Holm starring Bill Skarsgård as Martin. 

Martin gets a summer job at a restaurant in Archipelago to which he is excited to leave his alcoholic father and a long-suffering mother and start a new chapter.  under the management of Gosta

The restaurant is under the management of Gosta. Gosta and Martin develop a connection in which Martin gets entangled with criminal cases from the 1970s. 

Following the lives of the two dramatic characters is one that guarantees full-on comic entertainment.

  1. Kopps

It will be rude for me to end the article without giving a comedy-action movie for all lovers of the action genre out there.

Kopps is a one-of-a-kind old but gold movie released in 2003. It is based on the characters Jacob, Lasse, Agneta, and Benny who are police officers in a small town with no crime.

Life in this town is so peaceful that their police station is said to be closed down because of no crimes.

As quick as it is with the fear of losing their jobs the officers decided to manufacture a  crime. I would leave it out there because the movie is full of surprises and entertainment. It is a must-watch!