A Swedish cop in a small town by the Baltic coast.

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Krister Henriksson ...  Kurt Wallander 32 episodes, 2005-2013
Fredrik Gunnarsson ...  Svartman 32 episodes, 2005-2013
Mats Bergman ...  Nyberg 32 episodes, 2005-2013
Douglas Johansson Douglas Johansson ...  Martinsson 25 episodes, 2005-2013
Marianne Mörck Marianne Mörck ...  Ebba 25 episodes, 2005-2013
Stina Ekblad ...  Karin / ... 24 episodes, 2005-2013
Johanna Sällström ...  Linda Wallander 13 episodes, 2005-2006
Lena Endre ...  Katarina Ahlsell 13 episodes, 2009-2010
Ola Rapace ...  Stefan Lindman 13 episodes, 2005-2006
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A Swedish cop in a small town by the Baltic coast.

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Country:

Sweden | Germany | Denmark | Norway | Finland

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Swedish

Release Date:

3 December 2005 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Mankells Wallander See more »

Filming Locations:

Ystad, Skåne län, Sweden

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$774, 15 June 2012, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$10,359, 17 June 2012
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16:9
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After filming completed on season 2, Krister Henriksson stated that he would not play Wallander again, having only signed the new contract because he thought the 2005-2006 series could have been better. However, he later indicated that he would be interested in playing the role in an adaptation of the final Wallander novel because "it is the definite end" - this came true with Wallander: Den orolige mannen (2013), which opened the final season. See more »

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Spun-off from The Hounds of Riga (1995) See more »

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A Great Series!
18 February 2013 | by steven98664See all my reviews

I have to rate this show highly! We have a hard time finding episodes here in the US. 2 different streaming sources have it here in the US. I found this show after watching the BBC Wallander, starring Kenneth B. The BBC version is really pretty good, but the 2005 version is better in my opinion. Krister's portrayal is really good. Season 2 is the best, but season 1 is good too. The stories start out subtly and grow from there. The day to day goings on in the department add to it quite a bit. Wallander is kind of like a Columbo type, but certainly not the same. It is interesting to note that even this series is a remake. I found the original Wallander, Swedish version too which is certainly worth watching but the stories were redone over the 3 versions out there. The original series which I think was done in the 90's stars a guy who is definitely like a flawed Columbo. I still like the Krister portrayal best. I am very much looking forward to the movie release in 2013 and the followup series if we can get them. If you don't like subtitles, then this is not for you. I found it funny watching the Swedes go to IKEA in Sweden, not sure why since that's where that firm is based. However, my interest is probably the view into Swedish culture too.


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