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The Snowman (2017)

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Detective Harry Hole investigates the disappearance of a woman whose scarf is found wrapped around an ominous-looking snowman.

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When an elite crime squad's lead detective investigates the disappearance of a victim on the first snow of winter, he fears an elusive serial killer may be active again. With the help of a brilliant recruit, the cop must connect decades-old cold cases to the brutal new one if he hopes to outwit this unthinkable evil before the next snowfall. Written by Katrina L. Harrison

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Soon the first snow will fall, and the hunt for a killer begins. See more »


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Rated R for grisly images, violence, some language, sexuality and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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20 October 2017 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

El muñeco de nieve  »

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Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,372,565, 22 October 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$6,670,765, 16 November 2017
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Trivia

Jonny Greenwood created a score that was not used. See more »

Goofs

The different snowmen throughout the movie change between camera shots, with no connection to the story. See more »

Quotes

Harry Hole: I need a case... to work on.
Gunnar Hagen: I apologize for Oslo's low murder rate.
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Connections

Referenced in Filmbarátok Podcast: Episode #1.131 (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Norwegian Dances Op. 35 - Allegro Marcato - Animato
Written by Edvard Grieg
Performed by Iceland Symphony Orchestra
Conducted by Petri Sakari
Courtesy of Chandos Records
By arrangement with Source/Q
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An interesting crime-thriller that is quite enjoyable despite all the hate it gets.
18 October 2017 | by See all my reviews

As I read many reviews the two things people hate this movie for is: It's a crime-thriller and not a horror story like the book was. Because I haven't read the book I can't say on what level they differ, but the movie is still very interesting and exciting. And the other thing is the ending. I agree that it comes a bit fast and leaves you kinda hanging, BUT it fits the whole frosty northern scenery well and makes the story line a full circle.

I really enjoyed it, can't really understand why it gets so much hate.


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