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The Girl in the Spider's Web: A New Dragon Tattoo Story (2018)

The Girl in the Spider's Web (original title)
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Young computer hacker Lisbeth Salander and journalist Mikael Blomkvist find themselves caught in a web of spies, cybercriminals and corrupt government officials.

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Fede Alvarez

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Jay Basu (screenplay by), Fede Alvarez (screenplay by) | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Credited cast:
Claire Foy ... Lisbeth Salander
Sylvia Hoeks ... Camilla Salander
Lakeith Stanfield ... Edwin Needham
Sverrir Gudnason ... Mikael Blomkvist
Stephen Merchant ... Frans Balder
Vicky Krieps ... Erika Berger
Cameron Britton ... Plague
Volker Bruch
Andreja Pejic ... Maria
Mikael Persbrandt ... Alexander Zalachenko
Sonja Chan ... Naked Asian Girl
Claes Bang ... Jan Holtser
Christopher Convery ... August Balder
Liv von Oelreich ... VO Artist
Synnøve Macody Lund Synnøve Macody Lund
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Storyline

Young computer hacker Lisbeth Salander and journalist Mikael Blomkvist find themselves caught in a web of spies, cybercriminals and corrupt government officials.

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Discover what made her the girl. See more »

Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for violence, language and some sexual content/nudity | See all certifications »

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Language:

English

Release Date:

9 November 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Girl in the Spider's Web: A New Dragon Tattoo Story See more »

Filming Locations:

Berlin, Germany See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$7,810,112, 11 November 2018, Wide Release

Gross USA:

$7,810,112, 11 November 2018
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.39 : 1
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Trivia

Before Claire Foy was attached to the film, Natalie Portman and Scarlett Johansson, originally considered for the title role in the previous film, were once again in talks to play Lisbeth Salander. Sony also considered Felicity Jones and Alicia Vikander for the titular role. See more »

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Camilla Salander: Are you not Lisbeth Salander, the righter of wrongs? The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo? The girl who hurts men who hurt women? All those lucky ladies. Do you remember that morning? For sixteen years I've been watching you. Why did you help everyone but me, sister?
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Follows The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011) See more »

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The story is just so, so, of so very predictable!
1 November 2018 | by gam3See all my reviews

I was a bit surprised when the name of the English translator rolled in the credits, as it really seems no one involved in this movie read any of the books. They really only needed and used the name recognition of the characters.

The Acting is quite good. If fact almost everything in this movie is above par compared with most Hollywood shoot-em-ups. But the story, if you can really call it a story, is just so banal. We are told the good guys are good and the bad guys are bad and then we have the plot twist. Yawn.


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