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Headhunters (2011) More at IMDbPro »Hodejegerne (original title)

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St. Louis International Film Festival 2011: Gripping thriller ‘Headhunters’ is the surprise of the fest

18 November 2011 1:12 PM, PST | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

Headhunters (Hodejegerne)

Directed by Morten Tyldum

Written by Lars Gudmestad, Jo Nesbø, and Ulf Ryberg

Norway, 2011

Adapted from a novel by the acclaimed Norwegian writer Jo Nesbø, Headhunters is an original thriller filled with surprises. Initially disguised as a heist film, the story quickly transforms into a brutal test of wills that pushes the lead beyond his breaking point. Director Morten Tyldum (Fallen Angels) introduces a fairly despicable lead character but makes him identifiable because his actions are understandable. Once the chaos begins, his will to live is stronger than anyone expects and makes even the most talented killer underestimate his resolve.

Aksel Hennie (Max Manus) stars as Roger Brown, a diminutive headhunter for large corporations who has built a reputable business. He’s earned decent money but can’t keep up with the financial expectations of his gorgeous wife Diana (SynnøveMacody Lund). To supplement his income, he learns about »

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Headhunters / Hodejegerne (2011) Movie Trailer: Morten Tyldum, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau

23 October 2011 7:43 AM, PDT | Film-Book | See recent Film-Book news »

Headhunters / Hodejegerne Trailer. Morten Tyldum‘s Headhunters / Hodejegerne (2011) movie trailer stars Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Aksel Hennie, Julie R. Olgaard, Joachim Rafaelsen, and Baard Owe. Hodejegerne‘s plot synopsis: based on the book by Jo Nesbo, Headhunter “chronicles the escapades of a high-living corporate headhunter who steals artwork from his rich clients to finance his expensive lifestyle. When a heist unexpectedly goes south, he discovers he’s in way over his head in a murderous scheme.”

Great movie trailer. I am looking forward to seeing this. The Headhunter certainly gets more than he pardon for towards the mid-point of this trailer. Looks gritty. The Us rights to this film have already been acquired, written about here: Headhunters: Summit Entertainment acquires Jo Nesbø Crime Thriller.

Watch the Headhunters / Hodejegerne movie trailer below and leave your thoughts on it in the comments section. For more Headhunters / Hodejegerne photos, videos, and information, check out our Headhunters Page. »

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Tiff 2011: Films We Are Most Looking Forward To: Trailer For The Norwegian Thriller ‘Headhunters’

18 August 2011 7:07 PM, PDT | SoundOnSight | See recent SoundOnSight news »

If you loved Steig Larsson’s Millenimum Trilogy and you need your fix of a dark Scandanavian thriller, you could maybe use Morten Tyldum’s The Headhunters (Hodejegerne), which is an adaptation of the Jo Nesbo’s book. Regardless if Variety call is a “by-the-numbers Norwegian thriller”, Headhunters boasts a pretty exciting trailer. Headhunters stars Aksel Hennie (Max Manus) as an elite headhunter who finances his lavish lifestyle by stealing art from his own clients.



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