MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 12,194 this week

Deadline Torp (2005)

TV Movie  -   -  Action | Drama | Thriller  -  13 January 2005 (Norway)
6.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.7/10 from 168 users  
Reviews: 2 user | 1 critic

A faithful dramatization of the real life hostage drama that shook Norway in 1994. On September 28th, 1994, two Swedish men robbed a bank in the small Norwegian town of Larvik. Soon, with a... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(adaptation), , 3 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb at Comic-Con 2014

Follow our coverage of Comic-Con 2014, direct from San Diego July 23-27 in our Comic-Con section.


User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 599 titles
created 26 Sep 2011
 
a list of 453 titles
created 21 Apr 2013
 
a list of 1595 titles
created 9 months ago
 
a list of 418 titles
created 5 months ago
 
a list of 767 titles
created 3 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Deadline Torp" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Deadline Torp (TV Movie 2005)

Deadline Torp (TV Movie 2005) on IMDb 6.7/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Deadline Torp.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

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

Most people live in China. But who lives in Norway?

Directors: Thomas Robsahm, Martin Asphaug, and 7 more credits »
Stars: Ingar Helge Gimle, Kim Haugen, Bjarte Hjelmeland
The Bomber (2001)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  

The Victoriastadium is totally destroyed in a bomb attack and Christina Furhage, head-responsible for the Olympic Games in Stockholm, dies with it. Why did someone destroy the stadium and ... See full summary »

Director: Colin Nutley
Stars: Helena Bergström, Örjan Ramberg, Reine Brynolfsson
Headhunters (2011)
Crime | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

An accomplished headhunter risks everything to obtain a valuable painting owned by a former mercenary.

Director: Morten Tyldum
Stars: Aksel Hennie, Synnøve Macody Lund, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau
Buddy (2003)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Kristoffer is a billboard hanger, 24 years old and carefree. When his girlfriend Elisabeth dumps him for the boss of her trend bureau, his life falls into pieces. He feels like a loser. By ... See full summary »

Director: Morten Tyldum
Stars: Nicolai Cleve Broch, Aksel Hennie, Anders Baasmo Christiansen
Headhunter (2009)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Martin Vinge, (35), former notorious journalist, now successful headhunter with a complicated personal life, is in all confidentiality contacted by 85 year-old N.F. Sieger, S.E.O. of ... See full summary »

Director: Rumle Hammerich
Stars: Lars Mikkelsen, Charlotte Munck, Burkhard Forstreuter
Daylight (2013)
Action | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Some family secrets cannot bear the daylight.

Director: Diederik Van Rooijen
Stars: Derek de Lint, Fedja van Huêt, Monique van de Ven
Easy Money (2010)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

When JW becomes a drug runner in order to maintain his double life, his fate becomes tied to two other men: Jorge, a fugitive on the run from both the Serbian mafia and the police, and mafia enforcer Mrado, who is on the hunt for Jorge.

Director: Daniel Espinosa
Stars: Joel Kinnaman, Matias Varela, Dragomir Mrsic
Drama

A son questions his father's suicide, and seeks out those who killed him.

Directors: Reid Carolin, Channing Tatum
Stars: Channing Tatum
Thriller

A corporate headhunter who steals artwork from his clients finds himself immersed in a murder plot.

Crime | Thriller

A hit man falls for his client's wife, who happens to be the target of the assassin's latest assignment.

Director: Daniel Espinosa
Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
Danilo Bejarano ...
Miro Bilic
Emil Forselius ...
Dovor Miadenovic
...
Åge Lamberg
Sverre Anker Ousdal ...
Jørgen Schold
Gørild Mauseth ...
Kristin Slettemark
Rut Tellefsen ...
Astri Johansen
Ingvar Hirdwall ...
Birger Johansen
Sven Nordin ...
Per Kristian Hoveng
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Thor Michael Aamodt ...
Psykolog Fred Antonsen
Thea Aursnes ...
Kaisa Lamberg
Jørn Bakk ...
Arne
Ståle Bjørnhaug ...
Mann i departementet
Jeanne Bøe ...
Kvinnelig politi (as Jeanne Bøe Larsen)
Kåre Brekke Dahl ...
Kamera
...
Ole Taup
Edit

Storyline

A faithful dramatization of the real life hostage drama that shook Norway in 1994. On September 28th, 1994, two Swedish men robbed a bank in the small Norwegian town of Larvik. Soon, with a massive police hunt underway, the robbers ended up taking two civilians and two police officers hostage. Next morning the drama would come to a deadly halt at nearby Torp Airport, where for the first time in history, a Norwegian police chief was forced to give the order to shot to kill. Written by Renaldo Matlin

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

|

Release Date:

13 January 2005 (Norway)  »

Also Known As:

Torp-Dramaet  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Shown on TV as 2-part one hour episodes See more »

Goofs

The old hostages car (the Volvo 850) is claimed to be brand new, despite that the license plate tells that this is a car first registered in 1992. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Could've been and should've been so much better
4 March 2006 | by (Norway) – See all my reviews

I think maybe I had too high hopes for this series. At first I was a bit disappointed.

The story is based on the events of an actual Norwegian robbery and hostage situation back in '94 with a dramatic outcome. The story in it self is quite good and strong. Better than many Hollywood action/thrillers. However, the writing could've been a little better. Some of the lines seem a little fake and the characters could've been better. It seems they are not sure who the lead character is. They don't build up the characters good enough. At the end it's the story that saves this series.

Many of Norways most notable actors are to be found in this series. Never the less the all over performance isn't impressive. This might be because of the lack of characters. They are not believable enough. There are something that reminds me that they're just actors.

One of the things that bugged me the most and that I was most disappointed about was the cinematography. Probably (at least by the look of it) the series is shot on video. In it self not a bad thing, but I've seen better looking footage on the regular evening news. The lightning is not bad and the composition is good, but the low depth of field and the weak colors and the over all look of the picture is kind of cheap. The though behind it is probably to make it seem more real and give it a documentary/live news look, witch is a good though, but I'm sad to say it fail. The hand-held camera, however, works. The series has a bit of the 24 feeling with hand-held camera and multiple screens. They don't overdo it and it works quite well. It fits the series and the action. However, you don't get close to the characters. As with the acting you don't get caught up and feel anything for them. When watching you know it's just TV.

The music is quite well done. Yet, in it's simplicity it's strong and powerful. It catches the action and creates a very good atmosphere and feeling.

Deadline Torp has a strong story and is quite unique in many ways. As I watched it got better, but never quite got to where I expected it to be. Never the less it's a OK mini series, but unless you're Norwegian you probably won't have that much pleasure of it.


7 of 8 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss Deadline Torp (2005) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?