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 »
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.
The story about 5-year-old Lisa's unconditional love for her alcoholic father. There is also a depiction of Sweden in the 70's and working class fading ideals. The mother leaves the family ... See full summary »
Markus Haglund (Mikael Persbrandt) is a criminal law professor fond of liquors, promiscuous relationships and disobeying superiors. At Uppsala University near Stockholm, he establishes a ... See full summary »
Helena Af Sandeberg,
Carl Hamilton (Coq Rouge, Swedens James Bond) is called before KU (Swedens answer to the American congressional hearing) to answer questions about a spy war between Sweden and the Soviet ... See full summary »
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 »
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 »
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 who kill everybody except Hamilton and take the weapons. But who are they? And who are they working for? Hamilton starts chasing them across the world... Written by
Mikael Persbrandt prepared for the role of Carl Hamilton by training with the American Navy Seals in San Diego for an extensive period of time, learning techniques such as silent takedowns and weapon disarming. Mikael Persbrandt was also trained by SSG, the Swedish Elite Force, in preparation for the role. See more »
When Hamilton's boss (Peter Andersson) shows up on the island wearing uniform his badges of rank on his shoulders are on the wrong way around. The one on his left should be worn on his right shoulder and the one on his right should be on his left. See more »
The plot is so predictable that it's laughable. Evil == Americans (even private entrepreneurs - yuck) do the evil they always do. Fortunately a Swedish heartbroken intelligence officer helped from the good people of the PLO ensures that the over-all-places-ongoing American plotting against good organizations like the al-Shabab is hindered. Good - because the nice people in PLO would never want to come on the terror-lists from the only ever real terror-regime in the world: the United States.
Sorry for being too tough on this movie, since I personally think, that the best movies are made in Sweden. But that fella - Gillou - whose book the script is based on, is the star among authors who hate the free world, and must feel very sorry that his good friends in the former soviet KGB are not with us anymore - in the shape he knew the organization.
Only reason it deserves 4 stars is, that Mikael Persbrandt is in. Totally overlooked mega-star. Without him - no stars. Looking forward to see him in the Hobbit.
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