What are the best Lars von Trier movies?

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    #1Breaking The Waves

    Breaking The Waves

    Breaking The Waves is a 1996 drama film directed by Lars von Trier, starring Emily Watson and Stellan Skarsgård. It is the first film in the Golden Hearts trilogy, followed by The Idiots in 1998 and Dancer in the Dark in 2000. 

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    Christian Thomas
    Written on June 14, 2018
    "This was the film that made von Trier popular, and it's very well-deserved. This was a superb movie on all accoutns. Absolutely unforgettable."
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    #2Dancer in the Dark

    Dancer in the Dark

    Dancer in the Dark is a musical drama directed by Lars von Trier, with songs written by the Icelandic musician Björk. Released in 2000, the movie stars Björk, Catherine Deneuve, David Morse, and Cara Seymour. 

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    Dennis Walters
    Written on June 14, 2018
    "This masterpiece of a movie is the saddest. movie. ever. Bjork's performance is phenomenal, and when she sings I get goosebumps. Lars von Trier deserves a gold star for this movie."
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    #3Melancholia

    Melancholia
    Melancholia is a science fiction film written and directed by Lars von Trier, starring Kirsten Dunst and Alexander Skarsgård. It is the second film in the Depression trilogy, preceded by Antichrist and succeeded by Nymphomaniac. 
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    Jeffrey Fox
    Written on June 14, 2018
    "This film is so visually pleasing. I mean it left me feeling cold inside, but my eyes will forever be blessed with the nicest visuals I've ever seen in a movie."
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    #4Nymphomanic Volume I and Volume II

    Nymphomanic Volume I and Volume II

    Nymphomaniac is a 2013 film written and directed by Lars von Trier. The 5-hour and 30-minute movie was released in two parts. The film stars Charlotte Gainsbourg, Stellan Skarsgård, Willem Dafoe, and Uma Thurman.

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    Frank Jones
    Written on June 14, 2018
    "I watched this film with my mother, which was the worst idea I've ever had in my whole entire life. I mean what did I expect when it's literally titled Nymphomaniac? Gosh"
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    #5Antichrist

    Antichrist

    Antichrist is a 2009 horror film written and directed by Lars von Trier. It is the first installment of the Depression trilogy, followed by Melancholia in 2011 and Nymphomaniac in 2013. It stars Willem Defoe and Charlotte Gainsbourg.

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    Rafael Leal
    Written on June 14, 2018
    "antichrist is this weird mix of pain and pleasure for me. it's scary but I can't look away from the screen because everything is eerily pretty. good job, lars!"
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    #6Dogville

    Dogville

    Dogville is a 2003 drama film written and directed by Lars von Trier starring Nicole Kidman. It was the first movie in the Land of Opportunities trilogy, followed by Manderlay in 2005 and the yet-to-be-released movie, Washington.

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    Raúl Contreras
    Written on June 14, 2018
    "I really like the set design for this movie. It doesn't even look like a movie, it looks like a play. Retains the weirdness I always associate with Lars von Trier's films."
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    #7The Five Obstructions

    The Five Obstructions

    The Five Obstructions is a 2003 documentary film written and directed by Lars von Trier and Jørgen Leth. The film revolves around Leth's attempts to remake his movie, The Perfect Human, with restrictions dictated by von Trier.

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    Daniel Antonio
    Written on June 14, 2018
    "the five obstructions is the result of the kind of thing friends do to challenge each other. i feel like one day lars went up to jorgen and was like, "okay you made a great film but can you do this" and it escalated from there hahaha. anywya, great film!"
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    #8The Idiots

    The Idiots

    The Idiots, or Dogme #2, is a comedy-drama film written and directed by Lars von Trier, starring Bodil Jørgensen, Jens Albinus, and Anne Louise Hassing. It is the second film in the Golden Heart trilogy. 

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    Tammy Moore
    Written on June 14, 2018
    "von Trier is amazing. He may be controversial, but he's still amazing. I honestly don't know how he comes up with ideas like this."

Summary

Best What are the best Lars von Trier movies
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Breaking The WavesMovies 13 Paid
2Dancer in the DarkMovies 11 Paid
3MelancholiaMovies 11 Paid
4Nymphomanic Volume I and Volume IIMovies 6 Paid
5AntichristMovies 6 Paid
6DogvilleMovies 5 Paid
7The Five ObstructionsMovies 4 Paid
8The IdiotsMovies 2 Paid
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