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Action | Adventure | Crime
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Swedish agent Carl Hamilton and Finnish Åke Stålhandske are ordered to stop Russian smugglers. The smuggled goods is a nuclear missile. It's an SS 20, 1,5 megatons, "enough to turn Paris, ... See full summary »

Director: Harald Zwart
Stars: Peter Stormare, Lena Olin, Mark Hamill
Enemy's Enemy (1990–1991)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Someone is killing off Swedish military officers and making it look like the works of Soviet agents. Hamilton has to crack the case before all hell breaks loose and there is a full scale ... See full summary »

Stars: Peter Haber, Maria Grip, Sture Djerf
Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Special agent Hamilton goes undercover and joins a Russian mafia organization that smuggles swedish weapons to terrorists. Suddenly they are attacked by unknown group of heavily armed men ... See full summary »

Director: Kathrine Windfeld
Stars: Mikael Persbrandt, Saba Mubarak, Pernilla August
Vendetta (1995)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Two Swedish business men are kidnapped in Rome by the Mob, and moved to Sicily. Carl Hamilton is sent to Sicily on direct order from the Swedish Government. He is sent to negotiate for ... See full summary »

Director: Mikael Håfström
Stars: Stefan Sauk, Pasquale Anselmo, Carlo Barsotti
Action | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

Special agent Carl Hamilton is forced to play by his own rules when his goddaughter is kidnapped by terrorists, as he learns that he will get no help from the Swedish secret services.

Director: Tobias Falk
Stars: Mikael Persbrandt, Saba Mubarak, Frida Hallgren
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

His name is Carl Hamilton from a Swedish noble family - trained by the CIA and a army SEAL. When a group of terrorists based in Sweden threatens to initiate their diabolic plans - the Coq Rouge Carl Hamilton is activated.

Director: Per Berglund
Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Lennart Hjulström, Krister Henriksson
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Swedish secret agent infiltrate a German terrorist group.

Director: Per Berglund
Stars: Stellan Skarsgård, Katja Flint, Burkhard Driest
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Police lieutenant Nyman is murdered in his hospital bed and Martin Beck and his colleagues have another murder to solve. They discover that Nyman was a very tough policeman who received ... See full summary »

Director: Bo Widerberg
Stars: Carl-Gustaf Lindstedt, Sven Wollter, Thomas Hellberg
NileCity 105.6 (TV Mini-Series 1995)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

Percy Nilegård has gotten in to the commercial radio business. The radio station rents premises of the fire station and its chief, the self willed Greger who's in charge of six well built ... See full summary »

Stars: Robert Gustafsson, Jonas Inde, Andres Lokko
SOS (1988)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

The landlubber Stig-Helmer and his Norwegian friend Ole get on a barge by mistake. They arrive to an island in the archipelago and have to spend Midsummer among the fancy rich people, their... See full summary »

Director: Lasse Åberg
Stars: Lasse Åberg, Jon Skolmen, Birgitte Söndergaard
The Slingshot (1993)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

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: Åke Sandgren
Stars: Jesper Salén, Stellan Skarsgård, Basia Frydman
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

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 ... See full summary »

Director: Anders Nilsson
Stars: Jakob Eklund, Samuel Fröler, Alexandra Rapaport
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 Carl Hamilton (4 episodes, 2001)
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 Tessie (4 episodes, 2001)
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 Mike Hawkins (4 episodes, 2001)
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 Åke Stålhandske (4 episodes, 2001)
Per Flygare ...
 Jansson (4 episodes, 2001)
Jon Holmberg ...
 Juha (4 episodes, 2001)
Valeriy Priyomykhov ...
 Mordavin (4 episodes, 2001)
Yuriy Sherstnyov ...
 Kasparov (4 episodes, 2001)
Mikael Ahlberg ...
 Andersson (3 episodes, 2001)
Lena-Pia Bernhardsson ...
 Niemi (3 episodes, 2001)
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 Texas Slim (3 episodes, 2001)
Carl Magnus Dellow ...
 Statsministern / ... (3 episodes, 2001)
Madeleine Elfstrand ...
 Anna (3 episodes, 2001)
Göran Forsmark ...
 polis / ... (3 episodes, 2001)
Lars-Erik Friberg ...
 patolog / ... (3 episodes, 2001)
Torbjörn Fält ...
 soldat / ... (3 episodes, 2001)
Bengt Haglund ...
 Brännström (3 episodes, 2001)
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 Gustavsson (3 episodes, 2001)
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 förhörsledare / ... (3 episodes, 2001)
Ilja Jakerson ...
 ung sjöman / ... (3 episodes, 2001)
Stanislav Klimuskin ...
 Kolja (3 episodes, 2001)
Anders Lidberg ...
 fjälljägare / ... (3 episodes, 2001)
Viktor Sergachyov ...
 Minister (3 episodes, 2001)
Zakia Tahri ...
 Moona (3 episodes, 2001)
Valeri Yeremichev ...
 Fellinski (3 episodes, 2001)
Karim Doukkali ...
 PLO-soldat (2 episodes, 2001)
Niels Dybeck ...
 ÖB (2 episodes, 2001)
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 Yuri Chivartsev (2 episodes, 2001)
Gustav Levin ...
 Militär / ... (2 episodes, 2001)
Abdel Kebir Ragagna ...
 Libysk major / ... (2 episodes, 2001)
Monte Reid ...
 O'Keefe (2 episodes, 2001)
Yuliya Silaeva ...
 Elena (2 episodes, 2001)
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 CNN Reporter (2 episodes, 2001)
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 Barabanov (2 episodes, 2001)
Christer Söderlund ...
 Ulfsson (2 episodes, 2001)
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 Sjöman Jones / ... (2 episodes, 2001)
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Mainly positive
28 January 2003 | by (Finland) – See all my reviews

It was a sheer coincidence that I happened to notice this one from the telly. A lucky coincidence, as it made me interested about the man himself, Mr. Stormare, and now I've seen many fine performances by him in other movies. Carl Hamilton was a familiar man for me, I have read some of the books, and enjoyed them - not greatly at all times, but enjoyed anyway. I did not see movie "Hamilton", of which I am happy, because this series must give so much more to the viewer than the movie. I had no expectations about the series, so I was not disappointed, vice versa. So, Commander Carl Hamilton of the Swedish Army Intelligence starts the mission to prevent nuclear missiles being smuggled from Russia... with the help of the Americans, Russians, and finally Palestinians. All sorts of things happen and the story wanders from Stockholm to Murmansk, Washington and Libya... A pleasant surprise that the Russians were not all crooks, I actually got a very soft spot for Yuri Chivartsev (Yevgeni Lasarev)! And Mark Hamill got many extra points doing the role of maniac Mike Hawkins - he surely did not remind me of Luke Skywalker in this one! Good for him! The only role that was a sort of disappointment to me was of Åke Stålhandske, played by our Mats Långbacka - I would have wanted to see the robustness of Åke... but, on the other hand, I blame the manus for that, as well as of those blunders in the logics. For those who blame Carl Hamilton being stiff - have you REALLY read the books? What do you expect of a man who lives in a "safe" country, amidst people who have no idea what dirty and dangerous things happen, what hideous things he is forced to do so that they could also remain safe? He's NOT an "American" hero, luckily! I think that Peter Stormare did a convincing and intensive role and one memorable moment is when Carl tells his bride Tess (Lena Olin, smallish but effective role) about the events on Russian tundra and gets on the verge of breaking down. Also the tension between him and Åke is very well played by both participants. And dozens of little things, gestures, glances, slipping from good American-English into heavy Swedish accent when agitated, etc., they "betray" Mr. Stormare to be a very talented and skillful actor.

Well, OK... this could have been "more Swedish" but I suspect this is much more rewarding to see than the actual movie. There are some mishaps and blunders in the story and all the characters are not very convincing, but if I can enjoy this even though I'm from Finland and this is made by Swedes (mostly), I think it's worth seeing. So if you folks in other countries get the chance to see this series, be my guests and use the opportunity, but DON'T LET THEM DUB! Subtitles are a fine invention!!!


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