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Stockholm (2018)

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Based on the absurd but true 1973 bank heist and hostage crisis in Stockholm that was documented in the New Yorker as the origins of the 'Stockholm Syndrome'.

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Robert Budreau

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Robert Budreau
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ethan Hawke ... Kaj Hansson / Lars Nystrom
Noomi Rapace ... Bianca Lind
Mark Strong ... Gunnar Sorensson
Christopher Heyerdahl ... Chief Mattsson
Bea Santos ... Klara Mardh
Mark Rendall ... Elov Eriksson
Ian Matthews ... Detective Vinter
John Ralston ... Detective Jackobsson
Shanti Roney ... Olof Palme
Christopher Wagelin ... Vincent
Thorbjørn Harr ... Christopher Lind
Gustaf Hammarsten ... Taxi Driver
Vladimir Jon Cubrt ... Bank Manager
Nonnie Griffin ... Old Lady in Bank
Anders Yates ... Bank Employee
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Based on the absurd but true 1973 bank heist and hostage crisis in Stockholm that was documented in the New Yorker as the origins of the 'Stockholm Syndrome'.

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Based on an Absurd but True Story


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Rated R for language and brief violence | See all certifications »
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Country:

Canada | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

12 April 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Stockholm See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$38,224, 12 April 2019, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$300,000, 7 July 2019
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Color:

Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

The hostage situation depicted in the film is what originated the psychological phenomenon known as Stockholm Syndrome, where hostages develop a psychological alliance with (sometimes also referred to as sympathy or sympathetic feelings for) their captors, as a survival strategy. See more »

Goofs

The bank lobby is definitely filmed in the United States rather than in Sweden. The design of telephones, light switches, and door knobs aren't same as in Sweden or Europe. The European telephones prior to the 1990s don't have the letters corresponding to the numbers. The light switches in Sweden and Europe don't use the toggle to lift up or down: instead, they use the flat rocker panels. The European doors (outside the United Kingdom) use the handles rather than knobs. See more »

Quotes

Kaj Hansson: Do I look like a rapist?
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Soundtracks

New Morning
Written by Bob Dylan
Performed by Bob Dylan
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Why???!!!
31 May 2019 | by love_tina90See all my reviews

I'm so confused. I was expecting a biopic, it is not! Why? It's an interesting story on it's own. And if you wanted to do it all Hollywood, why would you hire so many nordic actors and then do the entire movie in broken english. What a missed opportunity.


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