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Executive Protection (2001)
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Samuel Fröler ...
Sven
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Jeanette
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Nikolaus
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Mårtensson
Per Burell ...
Torbjörn
Lennart Hjulström ...
Örjan Landström ...
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Carl
Katarina Weidhagen van Hal ...
Lisbeth (as Katarina Weidhagen)
Magnus Roosmann ...
Amanda Andersson ...
Maria
Hanna Alsterlund ...
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After causing a commotion with his last assignment, Falk has been given a desk job, which hardly agrees with his personality, and he ends up accepting an offer from an old friend to buy into a private investigation agency. Another friend of Falk's, Sven, purchased a business in Estonia, and when local gangsters attempted to pressure him into paying protection money, Sven retained the services of Nikolaus Lehmann, a burly private eye, to throw them off his trail. However, Lehmann does his job all too well, murdering the racketeers, and then threatening Sven and his family. With no where else to turn, Sven asks Falk to help him deal with the crazed Lehmann; Falk agrees, but soon realizes he's dealing with a more dangerous man than he imagined when Lehmann kidnaps Sven's wife Jeanette, and then releases her with a time bomb locked around her neck, demanding that Sven hand over ownership of his company to Lehmann. Written by Anonymous

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Nikolaus Lehman: No, she's there. Do you want me to...?
Johan Falk: No!
Nikolaus Lehman: Mr. Falk, I am a man of honor. If I say something I mean it.
Nikolaus Lehman: Go! Take the contracts, save the woman, let me go. And I will never bother any of you again.
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Enjoyable Svensk thriller!!!
29 March 2003 | by (Melbourne, Australia) – See all my reviews

An enjoyable Swedish crime thriller that follows on from the very good "Noll Tolerans".

Organised crime is attempting to take over Swedish businesses and our hero, Jacob Eklund must defend the good people of Sweden from the very nasty Christoph M. Ohrt.

What occurs is a lot of shooting, car chases and mayhem and blood ...lots and lots of blood with a very high body count!

The film develops a good deal of tension as it moves to the inevitable final shootout with a nice twist at the end.

Well worth a night in to watch on video!


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