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Executive Protection (2001)
"Livvakterna" (original title)

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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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Swedish action that works
25 August 2002 | by (Göteborg, Sweden) – See all my reviews

Usually Swedish action movies are worse than an American C-class action. In movies like the two latest Hamilton movies (Vendetta and Hamilton) the action mainly consists of car explosions and gunfights that even the worst of American action would match.

Livvakterna does not fall into this trap, to my delight there isn't one single car explosion. Sure, there are some gunfight but to me they feel real, the characters feels real, the script feels real... basically, it's a very good movie.


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