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The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (2009)

Luftslottet som sprängdes (original title)
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Lisbeth is recovering in a hospital and awaiting trial for three murders when she is released. Mikael must prove her innocence, but Lisbeth must be willing to share the details of her sordid experiences with the court.

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After taking a bullet to the head, Salander is under close supervision in a hospital and is set to face trial for attempted murder on her eventual release. With the help of journalist Mikael Blomkvist and his researchers at Millennium magazine, Salander must prove her innocence. In doing this she plays against powerful enemies and her own past. Written by Anonymous

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Rated R for strong violence, some sexual material, and brief language | See all certifications »

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12 November 2010 (USA)  »

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€4,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$723,301 (USA) (29 October 2010)

Gross:

$5,188,972 (USA) (25 February 2011)
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The container for the U.S. DVD release lists a running time on only "2 hr 9 min." The film on the disc is the full 148 minute version. See more »

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In the discussion at St Stefans after Zalachenko has been killed, Peter Teleborian is told that it is vital that Lisbeth is convicted of shooting Zalachenko. Yet she didn't shoot him at all - neither where they were both found and taken to hospital and certainly not at the hospital; she attacked him with an axe and took his gun, but did not shoot him. The statement should have been that it is vital that Lisbeth is re-committed. See more »

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Great ending to this trilogy
17 December 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Just back from seeing Hornet's - I guess there's only one hornet in the

  • Nest. Great conclusion to a trilogy of well done movies. I was glued
to my seat at the theater, and not by gummy bears. While the movie was long, I didn't notice. I was captivated by the story and will say that the other two must be seen before this one.

The books have been wildly popular. Wish the movies were more widely distributed so others could enjoy them as much as I did.

Thumbs up to the Swedish film makers. Thumbs up to the cast, especially Noomi. Simply great work.

Highly recommended. 9/10


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