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Trapped (2015)Trapped (2015)
RÚV, 2015 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Mystery, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.4/5

As a ferry carrying 300 passengers from Denmark pulls into an Icelandic town's small port, heavy snow begins to fall. The ferry can't leave until the storm passes and the main road into town is impassable. A mutilated and dismembered body washes on the shore, an unidentifiable man murdered only hours ago. The local police chief, Andri Olafssun, whose personal life is in shatters, realizes a killer has descended into his town. As word spreads, order disintegrates into chaos as the ferry's passengers and the town's residents realize they are all possible suspects and that a killer is trapped among them.

The Valhalla MurdersThe Valhalla Murders
RÚV, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Mystery, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

A police investigator named Arnar travels from Denmark to assist in the investigation surrounding Iceland's first serial killer. He works with Kata, the officer in charge of the case, and together they must race against the clock to find the murderer before it's too late. While the victims initially seem unrelated, the trail leads them to an abandoned boys' home named Valhalla, where some horrifying events occurred 35 years earlier.

The Lava FieldThe Lava Field
RÚV, 2014 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Mystery, Adult
Rating: 3/5

When Reykjavik crime detective Helgi Marvin Runarsson is called in to investigate a suicide case on Snaefellsnes Peninsula, the case turns out to be far from simple. Pulled into a sinister trail of evidence, Helgi's own deeply hidden secrets are unearthed. Will Helgi turn a blind eye to murder in order to save the life of his daughter?

RÚV, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Mystery

After a lifetime of mistakes, Linda is sent to serve time in Iceland's only women's prison for a vicious assault that leaves her father in a coma. But no-one knows that she harbours a dark secret that could tear her family apart, a secret that could set her free.

RÚV, 2021 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Mini-Series

Icelandic series set in 1983-91. Friends renew an old trawler and start fishing. All goes well until the quota system is introduced and plunges them, and everyone else in Iceland, into a crisis.

RÚV, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | Drama
Rating: 4/5

Benedikt becomes Prime Minister after an unorthodox approach to politics earns him the nation's support. But when it is discovered that Benedikt suffers from bipolar disorder, his team and allies are forced to endanger the stability of the government and their private lives to hide the truth.

RÚV, 2009 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy
Rating: 4/5

This is the Icelandic equivalent of The Office, with a much more interesting twist: the protagonist is a woman.