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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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556 ( 125)
1 nomination. See more awards »

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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 come, and then he will kill again. 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

Val Kilmer and Michael Fassbender previously starred together in Song to Song (2017). See more »

Goofs

The different snowmen throughout the movie change between camera shots, with no connection to the story. See more »

Quotes

Harry Hole: Are you all right?
Rakel: Kill... kill him!
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Connections

Featured in Crime Connections: Episode #1.4 (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Vi Gratulerar (Congratulations)
Written by Bill Martin, Phil Coulter
Performed by Gitte Hænning
Courtesy of Warner Music Sweden AB
By arrangement with Warner Music Group Film & TV Licensing
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Visually stunning & constant tension
15 October 2017 | by andrbdeeaSee all my reviews

The movie has a rapid pace from the first 2 minutes. You start to have ideas of who can be the snowman and with each scene you will change your mind. Loved the fact that it's not that easy to understand the action with back and forth pieces of the puzzle.

Not many will understand it! But those who will will appreciate how stunning the scenes where created.


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