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Michael Nyqvist
November 8, 1960 - June 27, 2017 (age 56)
Rolf Åke Mikael Nyqvist (8 November 1960 – 27 June 2017), better known as Michael Nyqvist, was a Swedish actor. Educated at the School of Drama in Malmö, he became well known for playing police officer Banck in the first series of Martin Beck films made in 1997, and later for his leading role in the film Grabben i graven bredvid in 2002. He was most recognized internationally for his role in the... full bio
John Wick
[2014]
 
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Movie | Action, Crime, Thriller | 1h 41min
An ex-hitman comes out of retirement to track down the gangsters that took everything from him.
A Hidden Life
[2019]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, War | 2h 53min
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The Austrian Blessed Franz Jägerstätter, a conscientious objector, refuses to fight for the Nazis in World War II.
Movie | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 2h 32min
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A journalist is aided by a young female hacker in his search for the killer of a woman who has been dead for forty years.
Europa Report
[2013]
 
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Movie | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi | 1h 30min
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An international crew of astronauts undertakes a privately funded mission to search for life on Jupiter's fourth largest moon.
The Girl Who Played with Fire
[2009]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 2h 9min
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As computer hacker Lisbeth and journalist Mikael investigate a sex-trafficking ring, Lisbeth is accused of three murders, causing her to go on the run while Mikael works to clear her name.
The Colony
[2015]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance, Thriller | 1h 46min
A young woman's desperate search for her abducted boyfriend that draws her into the infamous Colonia Dignidad, a sect nobody has ever escaped from.
Movie | Crime, Drama, Thriller | 2h 27min
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Lisbeth is recovering in a hospital and awaiting trial for three murders when she is released. Mikael must prove her innocence, but Lisbeth must be willing to share the details of her sordid experiences with the court.
Frank & Lola
[2016]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 1h 28min
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A psychosexual noir love story, set in Las Vegas and Paris, about love, obsession, sex, betrayal, revenge and, ultimately, the search for redemption.
Together
[2000]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 46min
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Elisabeth leaves her abusive and drunken husband Rolf, she packs her bags, takes the kids and goes to her brother Göran. The year is 1975 and Göran lives in a commune called Together. Living in this leftist commune are people between the ages of 25 and 35, along with their children. It is there where most of the film takes place, and there where things happen that affect not only the extended family... see more
As It Is in Heaven
[2004]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Music | 2h 13min
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A successful international conductor suddenly interrupts his career and returns alone to his childhood village in Norrland, in the far north of Sweden. It doesn't take long before he is asked to come and listen to the fragment of a church choir, which practises every Thursday in the parish hall. Just come along and give a little bit of good advice. He can't say no, and from that moment, nothing in... see more
Millennium
[2010]
 
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Mini Series | Action, Crime, Mystery, Thriller | 9h
The adventures of journalist Mikael Blomkvist and hacker Lisbeth Salander.
The Girl King
[2015]
 
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Movie | Biography, Drama, History | 1h 46min
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THE GIRL KING paints a portrait of the brilliant, extravagant Kristina of Sweden, queen from age six, who fights the conservative forces that are against her ideas to modernize Sweden and who have no tolerance for her awakening sexuality.
100 Code
[2015]
 
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TV Series | Crime | 1h
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New York, USA. Stockholm, Sweden. Over the past twelve months young, blonde, blue-eyed women have been found dead in a meadow where Asphodel flowers grow. New York Detective Tommy Conley gets a special dispensation from the NYPD to go observe and act as an adviser to the Stockholm Police Department in order to help solve these crimes.
The Guy in the Grave Next Door
[2002]
 
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Movie | Romance | 1h 34min
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Modern, urban librarian meets simple, traditional farmer and falls in love.
My So-Called Father
[2014]
 
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Movie | Drama | 2h 7min
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A daughter helps her estranged father who's lost his memory.
You Disappear
[2017]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 57min
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A teachers' world is turned upside down when her husband, a successful headmaster, is caught embezzling from their own school. Did he do this of his own free will - or has his personality been altered by the tumor lurking in his brain? As the teacher is assisting an attorney in providing a legal defense, recent neuroscience forces her to rethink who her husband really is.
Paris Follies
[2014]
 
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Movie | Comedy | 1h 38min
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Brigitte and Xavier are a couple of cattle farmers living and working together in Normandy. They have always got on well but now that their two children have left the household routine and weariness have set in. One night, Brigitte, who has been invited to a party by a group of Parisians in the house next to their farm, lets herself be wooed by Stan, a witty, cool attractive young man. Some time later... see more
A Serious Game
[2016]
 
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Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 55min
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An adaptation of Hjalmar Söderberg's novel "The Serious Game" from 1912. The great Swedish love story.
Suddenly
[2006]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 36min
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The mother and the younger son in a happy family dies in a car-accident. The father and the teenage-son Jonas survives the accident. Now they have to move on with their lives together.
Movie | Drama, Romance | 1h 40min
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What happens when a sexual connection overwhelms all your senses? A woman puts everything on the line in pursuit of a passionate affair with a man she hardly knows.
The Man from Beijing
[2011]
 
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TV Movie | Thriller | 3h
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A cold day in January 2006. The police make a horrible discovery in the Swedish town of Hudiksvall: In one night, 18 people have been brutally murdered in the small town. The police suspect a madman is behind the bestial act. But when judge Birgitta Roslin hears the news, she instantly knows that her grandparents August and Britta Andrén are among the victims. And even more: Almost everybody killed... see more
The Black Pimpernel
[2007]
 
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Movie | Drama, History, Romance | 1h 35min
The story about Swedish ambassador in Chile - Harald Edelstam - and his heroic actions to protect the innocent people from the execution during and after the military coup on September 11th 1973. We travel with Edelstam during the terrible moments just after the coup and follows his never-ending fight for human rights, law and order. What drove him? And what price did he end up paying for his total... see more
Among Us
[2010]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 34min
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An accident overthrows Ernst and Cecilia's well-ordered life. Chance rules in Ernst's rational world while Cecilia is searching for a deeper meaning in what has happened. As they drift further and further apart a mysterious stranger with exceptional gifts changes their lives in an unexpected way.
We Can Be Heroes!
[2002]
 
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Movie | Drama, Family | 1h 29min
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Two ten year old children struggle with their patronizing environment and their fears and find support in each other.
Iskariot
[2008]
 
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Movie | Thriller | 1h 20min
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A doctor is pulled into Stockholm's underbelly after his brother gets caught up in a botched drug deal.
Detaljer
[2003]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 54min
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Emma, a young author, goes to see Erik, the publishing editor whom she's sent her debut novel. Their meeting leads to a love affair. The middle-aged Erik leaves his wife. What Erik doesn't know is that Emma recently began a relationship with the dramatist Stefan, whose play is also being published by Erik's company. One day Stefan overdoses and is brought to the emergency ward where Erik's wife Ann... see more
Home Sweet Home
[2001]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 41min
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The wife and son of an unemployed, foul-tempered man suffer under ever-worsening domestic violence. One day while his father is taking a nap, the young son decides to take matters into his own hands. In a panic, the wife and son both believe the man is dead and dump him on a roadside. The man survives, however, and returns home weeks later confined to a wheelchair probably for the rest of his life... see more
Kennedy's Brain
[2010]
 
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TV Movie | Thriller | 3h
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A young Swedish freelance investigative journalist dies under mysterious circumstances in South Africa, and his mother sets off in a relentless pursuit of the truth behind his death.
Om Stig Petrés hemlighet
[2004]
 
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Mini Series | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 3h
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Olivia Twist
[2002]
 
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Mini Series
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Charles Dickens's classical Oliver Twist story, but set in modern day Sweden (Stockholm) and with a girl as the main character.
Movie | Action, Adventure, Thriller | 2h 12min
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The IMF is shut down when it's implicated in the bombing of the Kremlin, causing Ethan Hunt and his new team to go rogue to clear their organization's name.
Hunter Killer
[2018]
 
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Movie | Action, Thriller | 2h 2min
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An untested American submarine captain teams with U.S. Navy Seals to rescue the Russian president, who has been kidnapped by a rogue general.
Disconnect
[2012]
 
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Movie | Drama, Thriller | 1h 55min
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A drama centered on a group of people searching for human connections in today's wired world.
Abduction
[2011]
 
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Movie | Action, Mystery, Thriller | 1h 46min
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A thriller centered on a young man who sets out to uncover the truth about his life after finding his baby photo on a missing persons website.
The Command
[2018]
 
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Movie | Action, Drama, History, Thriller | 1h 57min
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The film follows the 2000 K-141 Kursk submarine disaster and the governmental negligence that followed. As the sailors fight for survival, their families desperately battle political obstacles and impossible odds to save them.
I.T.
[2016]
 
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Movie | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 1h 35min
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A self-proclaimed millionaire, has his life turned upside down after firing his I.T. consultant.
Arn: The Knight Templar
[2007]
 
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Movie | Action, Adventure, Drama | 2h 19min
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Arn, the son of a high-ranking Swedish nobleman is educated in a monastery and sent to the Holy Land as a knight templar to do penance for a forbidden love.
Zero Hour
[2013]
 
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TV Series | Drama, Fantasy, Thriller | 1h
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Revolves around a bizarre twist of fate that pulls a man who's spent 20 years as the editor of a skeptics magazine into one of the most compelling conspiracies in human history.
The Girl in the Book
[2015]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 26min
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Set in the world of New York publishing, a young book editor is forced to confront a troubling chapter from her past when a bestselling author re-enters her life.
Next Door
[2005]
 
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Movie | Horror, Mystery, Thriller | 1h 15min
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John has just been left by his girlfriend Ingrid. That day he allows himself to be seduced into a mystical and scary world, where it is impossible to separate truth from the lies
Slim Susie
[2003]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Crime, Mystery | 1h 37min
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A young man returns to his hometown to look for his missing sister.
The Wedding Photographer
[2009]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama, Romance | 1h 53min
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When the factory in Molkom shuts down, Robin leaves his beloved hometown to try his luck in Stockholm as a wedding photographer. This experience changes not merely his outlook on life but also his hairstyle.
Wallander
[2005]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 1h 30min
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A Swedish cop in a small town by the Baltic coast.
Mother of Mine
[2005]
 
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Movie | Drama, War | 1h 51min
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During World War II, more than 70,000 Finnish children were evacuated to neutral Sweden to avoid the conflict. From the award-winning Klaus Härö (Elina - Som om jag inte fanns (2002)), "Mother of Mine" tackles that painful patch of history in a tale of 9-year-old Eero, a child who increasingly feels abandoned by his biological Finnish mother and yet not attached to his Swedish surrogate mom. When... see more
Downloading Nancy
[2008]
 
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Movie | Drama, Thriller | 1h 42min
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An unhappy wife orders a guy she meets over the Internet to kill her, but the two of them fall in love.
The Kautokeino Rebellion
[2008]
 
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Movie | Drama, History | 1h 36min
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Religious and cultural reawakening inspires rebellion in a 19th century Norwegian village.
Beck
[1997]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 1h 30min
Commissioner Martin Beck and his eccentric partner Gunvald Larsson investigate murders in Stockholm, Sweden.
Arn: The Knight Templar
[2010]
 
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Mini Series | Action, Adventure, Drama | 4h 24min
Arn has to endure so much before he can get the love of his life Cecilie, who has been put away in a monastery.
Days and Nights
[2014]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 32min
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Reckless desire wreaks havoc over Memorial Day weekend as a family confronts the volatile and fragile nature of love. Inspired by Anton Chekhov's "The Seagull," set in rural New England in 1984.
Day and Night
[2004]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 35min
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Thomas has decided to die, and spends his last day driving around to say good-bye to everybody, his son, wife, mistress and all others. Nobody understands that this good-bye is definite, and still he says things they will never forget.
Breaking Out
[1999]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 1h 45min
Reine quits his job because he's tired of his boss. He takes a job at the Kumla Prison in hope that he can set up a play acted by the prisoners, who are not very interested. But they realize that if they do the play, they can escape while at a theatre.
Tic Tac
[1997]
 
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Movie | Drama, Thriller | 1h 36min
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In a single night the paths of a random few are to cross which inevitably will seal their respective destinies. By dawn the city of Stockholm, though seemingly unchanged, to some is all very different - if they live to see it.
Jerusalem
[1996]
 
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Movie | Drama | 2h 48min
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The beginning of the 20th century. Gertrud and Ingmar are in love with each other. While Ingmar is away during the winter, a religious wave spreads in the area. Also Gertrud becomes a follower of the new Christian belief. The new priest is very mesmerizing and he wants his followers to emigrate with him to Palestine. Ingmar's sister decides to follow him and sells the home which has been the family's... see more
Making Babies
[2001]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 36min
Johan and Anna-Karin have been a couple for years but despite many attempts, Anna-Karin doesn't get pregnant. A visit to a fertility clinic shows why: Johan's sperm quality is too low. Johan is waiting to take over his father's farm, but what's the point if they can never have children? The news also puts a strain on their relationship since Anna-Karin desperately wants to be a mother.
Madiba
[2017]
 
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Mini Series | Drama
A landmark six-part miniseries on the life of Nelson Mandela.
Bang Bang Orangutang
[2005]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 46min
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An overworked and stressed out man in the middle of his career causes the worst tragedy that can happen to a family...
Den 5:e kvinnan
[2002]
 
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Mini Series | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 3h 49min
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Skavlan
[2009]
 
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TV Series | Talk-Show | 58min
Fredrik Skavlan interviews some of the world's biggest thinkers, politicians, scientists and stars.
The Girl from Nagasaki
[2013]
 
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Movie | Drama, Music, Romance | 1h 47min
'The Girl from Nagasaki' is a 3D feature film production of the classic Puccini Opera 'Madam Butterfly,' directed by world renown photographer Michel Comte. It's a modern day tale that starts with the young Madame Butterfly emerging from the ashes of the atomic bomb in Nagasaki. By a subtle meshing of reality and fantasy, Michel Comte and his team bring to the screen a visual orgy of modern ballet... see more
London Voodoo
[2004]
 
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Movie | Horror, Thriller | 1h 39min
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When a young man relocates his family from New York to London his wife discovers a new sexuality and power that threatens to tear the family apart. As his wife's behaviour becomes more violent and erratic, our hero accepts that to save the woman he married he must open his mind and trust the people whose beliefs he has refused to acknowledge.
Sånt är livet
[1996]
 
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Movie | Comedy, Drama | 2h 11min
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Tin-Tin is a bar pianist, living with the radio talk show host Paul in a relation gone stale. Still her parents are expecting grandchildren. Then a self certain Norwegian business man turns up giving her the eye.
Search
[2006]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 34min
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Woman, 38, no children, no husband! Lisa wants a change of life. She starts internet-dating, but it turns out that the more men she meets, the further from family happiness she finds herself. An absurdly realistic journey through the bright nights of the big city filled with friendship, love, sex and self betrayal!
ABBA: Our Last Video Ever
[2004]
 
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Short Movie | Music, Short | 6min
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4 small puppets who look very much like the original Swedish supergroup from the seventies ABBA are trying to get a recordingcontract in Stockholm, Sweden 1974. The recordboss, however, isn't very impressed by their size and size DOES matter... The four original ABBA members also make cameo appearances in this video especially made for the Eurovision Songcontest.
Bekännelsen
[2001]
 
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TV Movie | Thriller | 2h 54min
Nina and Thomas, a young couple in their thirties, are expecting a baby. They live in a small community and are in the process of renovating their house which is situated on a lake outside the village. Thomas works at a gas station and gets help with the renovation from Nina's brother, Sigge, who works at the town bakery. One day an Estonian couple come to the gas station. Their meeting with Thomas... see more
TV Series | Talk-Show | 45min
Live news show with Filip and Fredrik.
Hjärta av sten
[2000]
 
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Movie | Action, Thriller | 1h 19min
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Viktor, an Afghanistan veteran, comes to Stockholm on behalf of the Russian mafia. Ronny is a Swedish policeman, educated in the east and with a strong will to stop the mafia with violence. Josefin, a young woman, becomes a witness to a homicide but doesn't dare to tell what she has seen. Soon Viktor who is hunted by both the mafia and the police feels that his inner self starts to protest against... see more
Gomorron
[1992]
 
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TV Series | News
As the title suggests "Gomorron" suggests this is a morning news and interview show, similar to Good Morning America.
Jim & piraterna Blom
[1987]
 
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Movie | Adventure, Comedy, Family | 1h 32min
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Young Jim's father dies but he comes back to Earth time and time again to tell Jim of his adventures. Jim's mother is left to take care of him, while working as a waitress. The little town he lives in is something of a bore, but using his imagination, life can be fun.
Waiting for the Tenor
[1998]
 
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Movie | Drama | 1h 37min
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The author Thomas meets his childhood friend Hoffman on an autumn night in 1997. They decide to let a dream come true: to make a film of a play by Thomas, Veranda for a Tenor, with Hoffman in the lead role. The story takes us back to the summer of 1961, which changed their lives. The writing of the script awakens memories and forbidden questions are answered. Their friendship is put to the test a final... see more
Zonen
[1996]
 
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Mini Series | Drama, Mystery, Thriller | 5h 36min
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The Military evacuates a zone in the Lapland mountains, under the pretext that there is an ongoing exercise. The district doctor gets suspicious when one of his patients, who lived inside the zone, suddenly dies. The body disappears without a trace.
Hellenius Hörna
[2010]
 
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TV Series | Talk-Show
Reuter & Skoog
[1999]
 
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TV Series | Comedy | 28min
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Efter Tio
[2006]
 
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TV Series | Talk-Show | 2h
Skattejakten
[2005]
 
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TV Series | Adventure, Family, Fantasy | 2h 30min
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Four Scandinavian youngsters on the search for the holy grail. Following in the footsteps of their great grandfather, there are riddles to solve and codes to break. Their journey takes them into a medieval mystery, to the heart of European culture, discovering love, suspense, faith, romance and danger. Risking their lives to get the worlds most mythical relic.
Personkrets 3:1
[1998]
 
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TV Movie | Drama | 4h 20min
A lot of hell and very little heaven heaven among homeless and damaged characters in Stockholm. The young heroin addict couple, the slippery pimp, a mentally ill poet, are some of the personalities we are being served.
Emma åklagare
[1997]
 
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TV Series | Crime | 48min
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As a prosecutor, Emma Derkert does not only rely on evidence, but also on her emotions. That is her biggest strength, yet also her weakness, her emotions aren't always appropriate with Swedish law. She often has controversial cases on her desk, almost impossible to handle in the unsteady balance between ethical aspects in the case, and the harsh words of law.
OP7
[1997]
 
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TV Series
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Judith
[2000]
 
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Mini Series | Drama | 2h 54min
Directed by:
Kvällspressen
[1992]
 
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TV Series | Crime, Drama | 1h
Elias and the Royal Yacht
[2007]
 
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Movie | Animation, Family | 1h 16min
The little rescue boat Elias signs on to the mission to find the royal ship, who has been missing for a time due to his daughter's disappearance. During the mission Elias has to prove his bravery.
Nattsøsteren
[2007]
 
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Mini Series | Crime
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Hr. Boe & Co.'s Anxiety
[2001]
 
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Short Movie | Short | 35min
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A man suspects that his significant other, an actress, may be seeing another man.
På sista versen
[1999]
 
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TV Movie | Comedy, Drama | 55min
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When a department manager at Swedish Television threatens to relocate one of the less talented documentary filmmakers, the filmmaker puts forward the idea to film his dying father.
Aloha!
[2009]
 
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TV Series | Comedy, Talk-Show | 28min
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FörKväll
[2006]
 
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TV Series | Talk-Show
The Bet
[2004]
 
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Mini Series | Family | 2h 20min
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Katta (12), Jarle (15), Siw (14) and Sigge (10) are the forth generation Sterners searching for a treasure from the ship "Liljen" which disappeared near the southern coast of Norway in 1806. To get help from their fathers to dive for the treasure, they have to prove they are made of the right stuff. They have to travel around Scandinavia to fish six different types of fish, from six different places... see more
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