https://www.duolingo.com/ViCastle

Any good movies/tv shows in Dutch with English subtitles?

I have been looking for a 'beginner' level movie in spoken Dutch with English subtitles online but I can't seem to find any. A friend recommended watching Disney movies that I have already seen and know the plot of. Yet I don't find those online either; any solutions?

1 year ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/emak02
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There is a programme called 'Wie is the mol' and it's hugely popular here. It's a game show in which 10 candidates compete to bring in money and win at the end. However, among them there is one 'mol' (mole) who will try to sabotage as much as possible to make the winning money as little as possible. Only in the final episode the identity of the mole will be revealed.

If you'd like to watch, it's on youtube with English sub: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fAGrKWuo6Zs

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ViCastle

I'm going to check it out, thanks.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Samwisery
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I know this is weeks later - but I got obsessed with this show from your post here. Dank je wel!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/emak02
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Graag gedaan :)

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ChristopherSelby
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The obvious choice is "David de Kabouter"! It used to be my favourite show as a child. The show was originally made in Spanish, but I believe the authors of the "Gnomes" books it is loosely based on were both Dutch. It is on YouTube in a variety of languages, including Dutch. Here is episode 1.

https://youtu.be/0X7TORpBXFk

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ViCastle

Awesome! I speak Spanish as well, so maybe finding a Spanish-Dutch version will be easier? Thanks!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Fire-ergens
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Well, I can't really judge on the difficulty of the language used, (the cons of being a native speaker) but if you want exposure to native-level Dutch, you should check out the NPO and look for something there. Unfortunately for learners, the programs you can watch there do not have any other subtitles than Dutch ones. If you want those you'll have to use Google. (name program + English subtitles will usually do the trick)

You could also check the tabs 'Zapp' and 'Zappelin': the stuff for children. The language used there will probably be simpler and there are plenty of good shows there. Some recommendations (you can use the search bar for these): Het Klokhuis (interesting, educative and not too difficult). Zappbios (family-friendly movies. I'm not sure how squeemish you are, but some of the other movies (found under the name: Telefilm) may contain 'disturbing content') Wie is de Mol (this one is a bit of a national past-time)

If you're not too squeemish you could try watching Hollands Hoop (the accents of some of the characters may trip you up.), Penoza (I know for a fact you can find that one with English subtitles), Als de Dijken Breken (flooding, lots of flooding, the stuff of nightmares!), Telefilm or pretty much any other show. Do take a look at the labels shown at the beginning of an episode/movie. They'll tell you the most important information.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ViCastle

thank you!

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/pentaan
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I have been looking for a 'beginner' level movie in spoken Dutch with English subtitles online but I can't seem to find any.

In many videos for the European region you can select Dutch as spoken language with English subtitles (Harry Potter, James Bond etc.)
Online, I have only found videos for children. Some suggestions:

Other pronunciation items

Good luck.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/ViCastle

Hey thank you so much! I will check all of them out.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/legalskier

Peppa Big (Peppa Pig) is available on youtube in Dutch. Interesting, short, and easy to understand.

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Gedcx
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Hi there. Try "Professor T." , it is a Belgian tv series about an eccentric modern advisor to the police, a kind of "Sherlock". Two seasons, 2015 and 2016. As it is short (less than one hour each) and desestructured is perfect to practice the sound of dutch. I see it with spanish subtitles (my native language) but also english subs are available

1 year ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Maris-KX

There are 2 great movies on Netflix in dutch with Eng subs - Riphagen (drama) and Bon Bini Holland (comedy). It's worth a shot! :)

7 months ago
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