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The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared (2013)
"Hundraåringen som klev ut genom fönstret och försvann" (original title)

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After living a long and colorful life, Allan Karlsson finds himself stuck in a nursing home. On his 100th birthday, he leaps out a window and begins an unexpected journey.

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Based on the internationally best-selling novel by Jonas Jonasson, the unlikely story of a 100-year-old man who decides it's not too late to start over. For most people it would be the adventure of a lifetime, but Allan Karlsson's unexpected journey is not his first. For a century he's made the world uncertain, and now he is on the loose again. Written by NICE FLX

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SEK 63,000,000 (estimated)

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$31,524 (USA) (8 May 2015)

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$937,103 (USA) (28 August 2015)
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The lead actor Robert Gustafsson estimated that he had spent a full three weeks non-stop in makeup after principal photography had wrapped. Some days, makeup had to start applying prosthetics at 2 a.m. See more »

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When Alan is part of the skyscraper construction crew in New York, his workmate was highly unlikely to know even of the mere existence of the Manhattan Project, let alone know what its real purpose was. See more »

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Allan Karlsson: If you want to kill me, you'd better hurry, because I'm 100 years old.
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What a delight

A centenarian in an elderly home decides to walk out moments they were about to host party for his 100th birthday.

On the surface, how eventful an event could this be? Well you would be surprised. He goes to the bus station and with the little money he had buys a one way ticket out of town. A stranger asks him to look out for his luggage and though he agreed he decided to steal it and little did he know that it was filled with money which made him a wanted man.

From then on, we follow this centenarian who tries to avoid the elderly home who sent for him, the gang who owned the stolen money as well as the police. His action plan: none! He took it a step at a time and the audience were treated to en ever ending hilarious situations all the way to the end.

Clever plot, well made in a way that actually made it somewhat believable (unlike the Hollywood tendency to go way over the top) this was an unexpected treat.


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