MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 6,885 this week

The Slingshot (1993)
"Kådisbellan" (original title)

R  |   |  Drama  |  3 June 1994 (USA)
6.5
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.5/10 from 1,501 users  
Reviews: 5 user | 4 critic

Stocholm in the 1920s. Young Roland lives with his socialist father, Jewish mother and a boxing brother. His mother sells condoms illegally, and from them, Roland makes slingshots which he ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

, (book)
Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Watch Now

From $2.99 on Amazon Instant Video

IMDb Picks: April

Visit our IMDb Picks section to see our recommendations of movies and TV shows coming out in April.

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 33 titles
created 20 Apr 2013
 
a list of 23 titles
created 09 Apr 2014
 
a list of 42 titles
created 9 months ago
 
a list of 33 titles
created 6 months ago
 
a list of 31 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Related Items

Search for "The Slingshot" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Slingshot (1993)

The Slingshot (1993) on IMDb 6.5/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Slingshot.
1 win. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

An innocent and beautiful teenage girl, Linnea takes a garret room in Stockholm just before WWI. She begins work for a dour older man, but soon meets an interesting young woman, Anna, a ... See full summary »

Director: Carl-Gustav Nykvist
Stars: Amanda Ooms, Helena Bergström, Stellan Skarsgård
Comedy | Thriller | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

Police Inspector Ghote lives a middle-class life in Bombay along with his wife, Pratima. He has been employed with the Bombay Police for many years. His wife is generally disgruntled and ... See full summary »

Director: Zafar Hai
Stars: Naseeruddin Shah, Stellan Skarsgård, Amjad Khan
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Louis, a nine-year-old boy from Paris, spends his summer vacation in a small town in Brittany. His mother Claire has lodged him with her girlfriend Marcelle and her husband Pelo while she's... See full summary »

Director: Jean-Loup Hubert
Stars: Anémone, Richard Bohringer, Antoine Hubert
Under the Sun (1998)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Olof lives alone on a farm after the death of his mother. Unable to read and write, he is dependent on his younger friend, Erik. Olof advertises for a housekeeper, and Ellen arrives. During summer Olof's heart and Erik's desires develops.

Director: Colin Nutley
Stars: Rolf Lassgård, Helena Bergström, Johan Widerberg
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A rural village is divided when an extraordinary couple move into a mansion.

Director: Colin Nutley
Stars: Helena Bergström, Rikard Wolff, Sven Wollter
Taboo (1977)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5/10 X  
Director: Vilgot Sjöman
Stars: Kjell Bergqvist, Lickå Sjöman, Halvar Björk
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

A lifeboat floats ashore at the coast of Skåne. Inside are two dead men who who've been murdered. Policeman Kurt Wallander is assigned to the case. The men are identified with the help of ... See full summary »

Director: Per Berglund
Stars: Rolf Lassgård, Björn Kjellman, Benny Poulsen
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A mentally challenged man escapes from his tyrannical master and finds happiness when a poor family takes him in.

Director: Hans Alfredson
Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Maria Johansson, Hans Alfredson
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

The Runeberg family is an ordinary middle class family, with a house in a suburb, a car and three children. By vacationing in a rented house by the sea, the hope is that the tension and ... See full summary »

Director: Susanne Bier
Stars: Loa Falkman, Stina Ekblad, Simon Norrthon
Drömkåken (1993)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Göran, Tina and their two children buy a house in a suburb. It is in need of some repairs but Göran believes himself capable of repairing it himself with the help of a few cheap craftsmen. ... See full summary »

Director: Peter Dalle
Stars: Björn Skifs, Suzanne Reuter, Zara Zetterqvist
Sista dansen (1993)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

Blackpool, a dancing contest, a dead woman. This is the opening scene of this movie, which then continues by telling us the story preceding this sad accident - or is it a murder? We will ... See full summary »

Director: Colin Nutley
Stars: Helena Bergström, Reine Brynolfsson, Ewa Fröling
Tic Tac II (1997)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

During one single day a number of life destinies cross one another. It becomes a night for the involved they will never forget, a night when the coincidences are going to change their lives... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Alfredson
Stars: Oliver Loftéen, Tuva Novotny, Jacob Nordenson
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jesper Salén ...
Roland Schütt
...
Fritiof Schütt
Basia Frydman ...
Zipa Schütt
Niklas Olund ...
Bertil Schütt
Ernst-Hugo Järegård ...
Teacher Lundin
Ernst Günther ...
Principal
Axel Düberg ...
Inspector Gissle
Reine Brynolfsson ...
Hinke Berggren
Heinz Hopf ...
Shoe salesman
...
Margit
Tomas Norström ...
Boxing Trainer
Ing-Marie Carlsson ...
Karin Adamsson
...
Prisoner
Jurek Sawka ...
Kopowski the Orthopaedist
Tommy Johnson ...
Blacksmith
Edit

Storyline

Stocholm in the 1920s. Young Roland lives with his socialist father, Jewish mother and a boxing brother. His mother sells condoms illegally, and from them, Roland makes slingshots which he sells. His rebellious ways has gotten him the special attention of his school teacher, who always makes sure that Roland is punished. Roland also tries to make extra money by repairing bicycles, a successful business that in the end lands him in hot water. Written by Mattias Thuresson

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

If growing up were easy, everybody would do it. See more »

Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for some language | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

|

Language:

Release Date:

3 June 1994 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

The Slingshot  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Gross:

$309,117 (USA)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

This was Sweden's 1993 submission for the Best Foreign Language Film Academy Award, though it failed to secure a nomination. See more »

Connections

Spoofed in Percy tårar (1996) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Highest Praise
10 October 1998 | by (Jakarta, Indonesia) – See all my reviews

"Slingshot" is a gem: beautiful, rare and one in a million.


1 of 5 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
brilliant =) suburban_rock
DVD release? sonickid
Discuss The Slingshot (1993) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?