• Varghese Eapen

    ★★★★½ Watched by Varghese Eapen 29 Apr, 2015

    > Noomi Rapace kicks ass!!! the best female action hero,right up there with Bonnie,The Bride and Ellen Ripley! this girl is one gothic punk babe!

    >This original version combines a whodunit and how violence changes ones personality brilliantly.

    > Kudos to the director for shooting those S & M sequences! that takes guts!

    > The spontaneous sequence involving the leads was my fav hehe

    > There are nods to Se7en and a modern day tribute to Blow up

    > Every sex offender including politicians should be treated in this manner!

    > Seriously, i could not find one fault, will check out the Fincher version and see if it measures up.

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  • Lena

    Watched by Lena 28 Mar, 2015

    Finchers Version habe ich seit Kinostart nicht mehr gesehen, aus der Erinnerung würde ich aber sagen, dass seine Atmosphäre geschlossener und misanthropischer war, Oplev machte mir allerdings die Figuren transparenter. Ah, Lisbeth ist eine Rachegöttin. Das bügelt Ungereimtheiten, Sprünge und den generellen Sensationalismus der Geschichte aber immer noch nicht aus.

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  • veronica

    ★★★★ Watched by veronica 21 Apr, 2015

    i actually thought that there was only one version to this film ( 2011; David Fincher ) but when i started this one on Netflix, i found out there are actually two. i was gonna wait and just watch the other version first ( because while every foreign film i've ever seen is amazing, i usually just don't have the patience for them ) but while i'm glad i watched this one instead / first, i'm also probably gonna watch…

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  • mette

    ★★★★½ Added by mette

    Good trilogy, even though I recommend to read the books.

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  • Marna Larsen

    ★★★½ Added by Marna Larsen

    The more complete adaptation, I'd be far more likely to return to these than to Fincher's version.

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  • Keelee von Cupcake

    ★★★★ Watched by Keelee von Cupcake 22 Aug, 2010

    This extremely disturbing and unpredictable mystery gave me so much love and respect for the fearless Noomi Rapace. Her tale of personal growth winds surprisingly well around the redemptive search for the truth of one Swedish reporter as he delves into the dark and twisted secrets of a powerful old family.

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  • shisinbin

    Watched by shisinbin 01 Jan, 2012

    [mid to late Jan]

    Good film, surprisingly (after reading of its high praise) unoriginal for what it is, which is a straightforward murder mystery thriller. Kept me interested throughout (though I suppose it did lag towards the end) but afterwards felt a bit "is that it?" Must have liked it enough to want to download the next 2 films...

    [from notes]

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  • ChadS101

    ★★★★ Watched by ChadS101 02 Apr, 2015 2

    I have read the Stieg Larrson books and seen the Fincher version of this move, so I was a little skeptical to watch it because it would be the third time I sat through this story. Well, I am happy I did sit because it was great. The Swedish version of the movie veered from the book a lot more than the Fincher version and it was better off for it. This movie was better paced and streamlined and eliminated…

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  • Panta Oz

    ★★★ Added by Panta Oz

    Swedish drama thriller based on the novel of the same name by Swedish author/journalist Stieg Larsson. This is actually the first book in the trilogy known as the Millennium series, published in Sweden in 2005, and by August 2009, it had been sold to 25 countries outside Scandinavia! Of course, it was smart to make a movie out of it! It was directed by Niels Arden Oplev, and the film stars Michael Nyqvist and Noomi Rapace.

    "The Girl With The…

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  • Chris Kirby

    ★★★★ Rewatched by Chris Kirby 19 Mar, 2015

    Another "Chris finally read the book and wanted a rewatch" entry.

    The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo actually deviates from the book quite a bit, and it's better for it. The film cuts right to the chase and removes a few major plot points from the book so that the first half of the book, essentially setup and fluff, is virtually removed and we get a lean, mean film.

    The role of Lisbeth Salander is emphasized greatly in this film…

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  • fdash

    ★★★½ Added by fdash

    The swedish original with that amazing lead performance. Yeah. Last half hour is kinda pointless though.

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  • phreak2day

    ★★★★½ Watched by phreak2day 17 Mar, 2015

    I've been longing for a good film that can drag me into it's world. You know, the type of film where you don't think about the fact that you're watching a film. You just do and think about it afterwards. Being that the offers from Hollywood have been offering less and less of those kinds of quality films I came across this one.

    Although the depicted events are very raw, and certainly not for the faint of heart, it can't…

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