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Max Manus: Man of War (2008)

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The true story about one of the most brilliant saboteurs during World War II and his battle to overcome his inner demons.
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Aksel Hennie ... Max Manus
Agnes Kittelsen ... Tikken Lindebrække
Nicolai Cleve Broch ... Gregers Gram
Ken Duken ... Kriminalrat Siegfried Fehmer
Christian Rubeck ... Kolbein Lauring
Knut Joner Knut Joner ... Gunnar Sønsteby
Mats Eldøen Mats Eldøen ... Edvard Tallaksen (as Mads Eldøen)
Kyrre Haugen Sydness ... Jens Chr. Hauge
Viktoria Winge ... Solveig Johnsrud
Pål Sverre Hagen ... Roy Nilsen (as Pål Sverre Valheim Hagen)
Jakob Oftebro ... Lars Emil Erichsen (as Jacob Oftebro)
Petter Næss ... Kaptein Martin Linge
Ron Donachie ... Oberst John Skinner Wilson
Stig Henrik Hoff ... Politikaptein Eilertsen
Oliver Stokowski ... Oberscharführer Karl Höhler
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Storyline

The true story about one of the most brilliant saboteurs during World War II and his battle to overcome his inner demons.

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Certificate:

Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Country:

Norway | Denmark | Germany

Language:

Norwegian | German | English | Russian | Finnish

Release Date:

3 September 2010 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Max Manus: Man of War See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

NOK 50,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,800,000 (Norway), 19 December 2008, Limited Release
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Holds the record for the most seen Norwegian movie in theaters, with 184,288 admissions in its opening week, overtaking previous record holder Kautokeino-opprøret (2008). See more »

Goofs

At the first sabotage action in the film we see a brightly lit Oslo harbor. In reality, however, a blackout was enforced in case of allied bombing raids. See more »

Quotes

Colonel J.S. Wilson: [from trailer] Why do you want to be a saboteur, Max?
Max Manus: [from trailer] My country was stolen from me, Sir... and I want it back.
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References Gone with the Wind (1939) See more »

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Excellent Norwegian movie
7 June 2009 | by mail-5770See all my reviews

First off, I must say that I didn't expect much even if Aksel Hennie was in the main role. And as a bonus, Nicolai Cleve Broch is in it as well. Both are two of the greatest actors in Norway, and boy.. They play well together (wich they also proved in 'Uno') But I was surprised. VERY surprised.

This movie had it all! Good in-depth characters, good story, action, love, sorrow.. you name it. I was thrilled. I had goosebumps at several times and could feel the tears pushing on a at least three of four times.

If you want to see a movie that got it all, even if you don't like movies about war. See it. I promise you that you wont regret it.

This movie became my favorite, and I will see it again for sure.

A strong 10\10.


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