Where to Watch and Stream The Danish Girl Free Online

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Where is the best place to watch and stream The Danish Girl as of January 2022? We've compiled an updated list of streaming services that currently have The Danish Girl available to watch.

Watch The Danish Girl Free Online

  • The Danish Girl is no longer on Netflix, but it could return.
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  • You can rent or buy The Danish Girl on YouTube Movies or Amazon Prime Video.

Written by Lucinda Coxon and directed by Tom Hooper, The Danish Girl (2015, starring Eddie Redmayne and Alicia Vikander) is a period piece, loosely inspired by the lives of painters Lili Elbe and Gerda Wegener. The film focuses on the former's journey, discovering her identity as a trans woman. The Danish Girl received praise for Redmayne and Vikander's performances.

While their performances were indeed excellent, the film, although a recent one, hasn't aged particularly well. As society's understanding of gender identity expands, many have argued that casting Redmayne as a trans woman was a poor choice. Although it's true that actors are often called to play parts of people very different from themselves, casting cis people as trans can reinforce the harmful stereotype that trans people are performing their identity, or pretending.

In 2021, Eddie Redmayne commented against author J. K. Rowling's transphobic comments and pointed out that he would not take the role of Lili Elbe if it was offered to him now. While the film is still enjoyable to watch, viewers should go into it expecting a fully authentic representation of queer experience.

Is The Danish Girl on Netflix?

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The Danish Girl used to be on Netflix but it is no longer on the streaming platform. However, the popular streaming platform has many other great films available to watch. A Netflix account starts from $5.99.

Is The Danish Girl on Hulu?

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At the time of writing The Danish Girl isn't available to watch on Hulu. To check out other movies on the popular streaming platform, you can have an account starting at $6.99.

Is The Danish Girl on Disney Plus?

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At the time of writing, The Danish Girl is not on Disney+, and, to be honest, it is not the type of film we would expect to find there. The current monthly price for those interested in the streaming platform is $7.99.

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Is The Danish Girl on Amazon Prime Video?

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Amazon Prime Video is one of the platforms where you can rent or buy The Danish Girl. Pricing for rental starts from £3.49, or around $4.99. For a little more, you can also buy the film to watch any time.

Is The Danish Girl on HBO Max?

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HBO Max doesn't have The Danish Girl in its library. On HBO Max, you can watch Gone With the Wind, which returned to the streaming platform with an introduction that explains its historical and cultural context.

Is The Danish Girl on Peacock?

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The Danish Girl is not available to watch on Peacock at the time of writing. On that platform, you can watch The Hunger Games if you're up for something completely different.

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Is The Danish Girl on Paramount Plus?

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As of January 2022, The Danish Girl is not available to watch on Paramount Plus.

Is The Danish Girl on YouTube Movies?

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Yes, you can rent The Danish Girl through YouTube, starting from around $3.50 or £2.49.