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The Snowman (2017)

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Detective Harry Hole investigates the disappearance of a woman whose scarf is found wrapped around an ominous-looking snowman.

Director:

Tomas Alfredson

Writers:

Peter Straughan (screenplay by), Hossein Amini (screenplay by) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Michael Fassbender ... Harry Hole
Rebecca Ferguson ... Katrine Bratt
Charlotte Gainsbourg ... Rakel
Jonas Karlsson ... Mathias
Michael Yates Michael Yates ... Oleg
Ronan Vibert ... Gunnar Hagen
J.K. Simmons ... Arve Stop
Val Kilmer ... Rafto
David Dencik ... Vetlesen
Toby Jones ... DC Svensson
Genevieve O'Reilly ... Birte Becker
James D'Arcy ... Filip Becker
Jeté Laurence Jeté Laurence ... Josephine Becker
Adrian Dunbar ... Frederik Aasen
Chloë Sevigny ... Sylvia Ottersen / Ane Pedersen
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Storyline

When an elite crime squad's lead detective investigates the disappearance of a victim on the first snow of winter, he fears an elusive serial killer may be active again. With the help of a brilliant recruit, the cop must connect decades-old cold cases to the brutal new one if he hopes to outwit this unthinkable evil before the next snowfall. Written by Katrina L. Harrison

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Soon the first snow will fall, and the hunt for a killer begins. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for grisly images, violence, some language, sexuality and brief nudity | See all certifications »

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Country:

UK | USA | Sweden

Language:

English | Russian

Release Date:

20 October 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

El muñeco de nieve See more »

Filming Locations:

Norway See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$35,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,372,565, 22 October 2017, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$6,670,765, 16 November 2017
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Atmos

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

In the source novel, the police discuss several Swedish serial killers, including Thomas Quick (a.k.a. Sture Bergwall). However, Quick/Bergwall was eventually acquitted of the alleged murders. Brother Sten-Owe Bergwall and lawyer Pelle Svensson wrote books criticizing the Swedish authorities' handling of the cases. See more »

Goofs

When Harry is talking with the little girl early in the film, his partner Katerine receives a phone call. The actress answers the phone with her real name, Rebecca. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Boy: Mom! Mom! Uncle Jonas is here.
Boy's Mother: No, it's not Tuesday today.
Boy: But he is. He's here.
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Featured in Projector: The Snowman (2017) See more »

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Härligt, Härligt Men Farligt, Farligt
Written by Bengt Palmers, Björn Skifs
Performed by Björn Skifs
Courtesy of Warner Music Sweden AB
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Funny
21 October 2017 | by MooWoolf1See all my reviews

Kinda tired of people giving low score for a movie because they don't understand or they don't like these kinda movies yet they watch it or they compare it to a book.

First of all a book is a book. A movie is a movie. Don't watch these type of movies if you don't like them. If you don't understand it or the connections or whatever it is that you don't understand, then it is a problem in your head. Not in the movie.

Anyway. Usual crime story. OUTSTANDING CINEMATOGRAPHY AND SCORES!

In the end that WIDE SHOT on the lake was INCREDIBLE!


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