MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 15,379 this week

Heartbreak Hotel (2006)

 -  Comedy  -  24 March 2006 (Sweden)
5.2
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.2/10 from 1,043 users  
Reviews: 7 user | 15 critic

Elisabeth and Grudren are two Swedish divorcées, both over 40, who meet when Elisabeth parks her car on a loading zone and is ticketed by Gudrun. Depspite this shaky start, a friendship ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

Editors' Spotlight

Top 10 TV Shows

Brooke Anderson from "Entertainment Tonight" and Melanie McFarland take a look at the Top 10 TV Shows of 2014 in our new series "IMDb Countdown".

Related News

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 307 titles
created 02 Jul 2011
 
a list of 559 titles
created 05 May 2012
 
a list of 341 titles
created 10 Jun 2013
 
a list of 236 titles
created 01 Nov 2013
 
a list of 479 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Heartbreak Hotel" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Heartbreak Hotel (2006)

Heartbreak Hotel (2006) on IMDb 5.2/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Heartbreak Hotel.
2 wins. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

When a teen tries to set up a band at his school, his mother who was a big fan of Elvis Presley gets in a wreck he and his band members decides to kidnap Elvis and have him hooked up with his mother.

Director: Chris Columbus
Stars: David Keith, Tuesday Weld, Charlie Schlatter
Another Time, Another Life (TV Mini-Series 2014)
Drama | Thriller

The year is 1975, and the West German embassy in Stockholm is occupied by German terrorists. It's an attack not only on the embassy, but on Sweden's long-standing pride as a peaceful nation... See full summary »

Stars: Rolf Lassgård, Helena af Sandeberg, Claes Malmberg
The Hunters (1996)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A Policeman from Stockholm comes up to Norrland in Sweden, to join his brother, now when their parents are dead. While there he starts to work on a long-running case where Deers have been ... See full summary »

Director: Kjell Sundvall
Stars: Rolf Lassgård, Lennart Jähkel, Jarmo Mäkinen
Cockpit (2012)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

After getting fired from his current job as a pilot and dumped by his current wife, he seeks to find a new job. Out of desperation on the job market he disguises himself as a woman in order... See full summary »

Director: Mårten Klingberg
Stars: Jonas Karlsson, Marie Robertson, Ellen Mattsson
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A Finnish man has dreamed of becoming a Swede since childhood.

Director: Leif Lindblom
Stars: Jonas Karlsson, Josephine Bornebusch, Frida Hallgren
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Set in post-war England, a mysterious woman arrives at the Prettys' rural family home on the eve of young Jack's 16th birthday. Her remarkable likeness to a Pretty family member who ... See full summary »

Director: Colin Nutley
Stars: Helena Bergström, Lorcan Cranitch, Lindsay Duncan
Drama | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
Director: Colin Nutley
Stars: Helena Bergström, Lena Nyman, Sverre Anker Ousdal
Comedy | Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  
Director: Susanne Bier
Stars: Helena Bergström, Jonas Karlsson, Thomas Hanzon
Rallybrudar (2008)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

The veterinary assistant Ulla have taken her job only for the opportunity to race on the small roads of Värmland. The big farmer's daughter Birgitta dreams about Paris but instead becomes ... See full summary »

Director: Lena Koppel
Stars: Eva Röse, Marie Robertson, Janne Carlsson
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
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3/10 X  
Director: Pelle Seth
Stars: Janne Carlsson, Eva Röse, Henrik Lundström
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

In what has to be one of the worst ideas in Christmas party planning history, Swedish house wife Sara decides to celebrate the yuletide season with her three ex-husbands and their families.... See full summary »

Director: Kjell Sundvall
Stars: Katarina Ewerlöf, Peter Haber, Jessica Zandén
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Elisabeth Staf, gynecologist
Maria Lundqvist ...
Gudrun Nyman, car-park attendant
Claes Månsson ...
Åke Nyman
Johan Rabaeus ...
Henrik Ek
Jill Johnson ...
Herself
Erica Braun ...
Liselotte
Marie Robertson ...
Moa
Christoffer Svensson ...
Mattias Ek
Niki Gunke Stangertz ...
Anna
Jan Waldekranz ...
Anna's father
...
Cab Driver
Sam Smart
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Magnus Byström ...
Dansare
Andreas Grant
Jean-Luc Julien ...
(voice)
Edit

Storyline

Elisabeth and Grudren are two Swedish divorcées, both over 40, who meet when Elisabeth parks her car on a loading zone and is ticketed by Gudrun. Depspite this shaky start, a friendship grows between the two. Elizabeth, a gynecologist, is sexy and confident. She leads the shy Gudrun through the dangerous waters of single life. But as they cavort through the dance floors and bars of Stockholm's nightlife they are led to a deeper examination of the relationships with men Written by johnno.r[at]xtra.co.nz

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

| | |

Release Date:

24 March 2006 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

Schwedisch für Fortgeschrittene  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

,  »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

Ängeln i rummet
Written and Performed by Eva Dahlgren
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Silly but Entertaining Swedish Comedy
12 September 2012 | by (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil) – See all my reviews

In Stockholm, the gynecologist Elisabeth "Lisa" Staf (Helena Bergström) receives a ticket from the car-park attendant Gudrun Nyman (Maria Lundqvist) when she parks her car in a forbidden place. Lisa justifies telling that she is going to the wedding of her son and she is late; however Gudrun does not accept the excuse and they offend each other. In the dinner party, Elisabeth's husband tells to the guests that they are divorcing.

Gudrun is a shy widow that stays at home, and her daughter Liselotte (Erica Braun) convinces her to go to her gynecologist; surprisingly she is Lisa and they become friends. Lisa is independent and likes to dance and the nightlife, and she convinces Gudrun to go out with her to the Heartbreak Hotel to drink and dance. When Gudrun meets her former husband Åke Nyman (Claes Månsson), the relationship between the two women is affected.

"Heartbreak Hotel" is a silly but entertaining Swedish comedy about the friendship of two forty and something year-old women with different temperaments. The plot is a kind of combination between "Sex and the City" with "Thelma & Louise" and the result is a pleasant comedy. My vote is six.

Title (Brazil): "A Vida Começa aos 40" ("The Life Begins at 40")


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

Message Boards

Recent Posts
OST? Gwion
Discuss Heartbreak Hotel (2006) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?