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This English-language adaptation of the Swedish novel by Stieg Larsson follows a disgraced journalist, Mikael Blomkvist, as he investigates the disappearance of a weary patriarch's niece from 40 years ago. He is aided by the pierced, tattooed, punk computer hacker named Lisbeth Salander. As they wor

MPAA Rating R

Status Released

Release Date 2011-12-14

Runtime 158 minutes

Budget $90m

Revenue $0.2b


TMDB 7.4


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missmeghanyoung shared a tip "I loved the Fincher adaption over the original tbh. The casting felt right to me."

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kathy_clyne shared a tip "It's a little too weird and disturbing for me and a tad confusing"

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axel_ruiz shared a tip "I liked this movie so much. I was genuinely excited to see it continue. Was a little heartbroken when they decided to stop."

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lexy_writes shared a tip "I just finished watching this movie and I thought it was good"

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joshua_smith_3234 shared a tip "Love it! Sooo wish they’d made the sequels."

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Tante143 shared a tip "This was not only a GREAT BOOK but equally GREAT MOVIE! I loved both."

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kate_barton_1493 shared a tip "Like the Swedish version better but Rooney Mara does an amazing job."

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blacnbleu shared a tip "I prefer the foreign version."

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christina_marie_bia shared a tip "A good Thriller"

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roselle_peterson shared a tip "This movie was excellent but the book is better. My favorite book series."

amy_9117 shared a tip "Outstanding"

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katrice_masters shared a tip "Great movie"

linda_sherrin shared a tip "I watched it with the subtitles! I got sucked in and had to watch how it ended! Surprised! R rated. Hard to watch some scenes!"

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tanvir_ali shared a tip "Cinematography"

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natalie_mck shared a tip "Great, but hard to watch at times."

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laurie_galvin-klinsky shared a tip "Great thriller!"

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swanqueen shared a tip "Swedish version is better both are good"

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crysallis shared a tip "I thought this movie was an intriguing mystery with good characters, and the series holds up."

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waiting.for.vienna shared a tip "Wasn't sold on the ending until I learned the original title of the book is "Men Who Hate Women". Makes more sense now."

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TheLaura shared a tip "Far prefer the original"

christopher_moe shared a tip "The Orinoco Flow scene is pretty well done. There are so many great scenes to choose from!"

thomas__1462 shared a tip "Great pace. Beautiful, mysterious setting."

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greg_whyte shared a tip "Not as boring as I thought i would be, but not as exiting as I hoped. Very well done and enjoyable though"

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Louie shared a tip "Great movie, action, drama"

franklin_roman_martinez shared a tip "Never get tired of this movie, the plot twist never ceases to amaze me."

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xtinaswatching shared a tip "An exciting, thrilling murder mystery with a strong female lead. TRIGGER WARNING: SA."

ann_connors_866 shared a tip "Swedish is better"

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MysteryLover shared a tip "Liked the books set and the movie is very close in plot to the novel"

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Ryansmoviereview shared a tip "We were deprived of follow ups from these two leads"

adrienne_m. shared a tip "It must be said that the original Swedish version is truly the masterpiece here."

glenna_whitten shared a tip "Really good books"

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dona_uhrig shared a tip "Disturbing at times, but an amazing first of a trilogy."

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whitahk shared a tip "This wasn't what I was expecting it to be, but I love it."

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kevin_eaton shared a tip "Well written and acted suspenseful drama. I loved it and the related movies as well."

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michael_hall_8852 shared a tip "Read the book and the movie was well done."

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jasmine_limon_5290 shared a tip "I didn’t even recognize her! What a range of acting, bravo. Great film, with a strong female lead."

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tori_allen_2033 shared a tip "WHYYYYYYYYYYY?????? I dont like this leaving it was too good"

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neuro_surreal shared a tip "Stick to the swedish version, it is so much better. Absolutely can't stand movies that show rape instead of inferring it though."

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desery_moreno_500 shared a tip "Because the guy is so cute kind of and Because it's a hot movie"

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jeffery_Logan0486 shared a tip "Daniel craig is a great actor love the action"

melissa_dale_5220 shared a tip "When she got revenge on the man over her inheritance!"

melissa_dale_5220 shared a tip "When she got revenge on the executor of her estate"

christopher_caldwell shared a tip "The oeiginal forgien version os better."

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casey_coyne shared a tip "Its a great movie, accessible to those who ha ent read the books."

caitlin_6245 shared a tip "Max Payne or Hitman"

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iesha_dennis shared a tip "For me its watching 2 story line come together as 1."

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justin_mcclain shared a tip "Shame there was no direct sequel with the cast they assembled."

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shelby_caitlin shared a tip "The books are incredible. The Swedish movie is closer to the books"

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chhavi_chhabra shared a tip "The whole series is awesome if you can stomach the violence."

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heather_harvey_66 shared a tip "It was a good movie but so many details from the book were changed a lot"

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corrie_campbell shared a tip "Hard to name just one! There's so many good ones"

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debbie_gatlin shared a tip "A lot of action!!!"

david_sean_abernathy shared a tip "Complex themes and thorough character development, coupled with a good plot make this a worthy watch and even maybe a rewatch"

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keri_williams shared a tip "The Swedish version was better."

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angie_weich shared a tip "Not as good as the Swedish version, but good"

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havilah_beers shared a tip "Read the books and loved them. Loved the kick ass girl because she felt like a believable badass."

amy_hanson_8384 shared a tip "One of my favorite thrillers!!"

km_1547 shared a tip "Dark, but great movie"

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coyleen_little_baxt shared a tip "Great movie!"

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sami_siddiqui shared a tip "Great acting, cinematography and storytelling"

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caroline_braslow shared a tip "Engaging"

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andre_ebeling_kubis shared a tip "I read the books first. The movies were very good too. There are 3 of them."

anita_morales shared a tip "Awesome thriller!"

esda_beverly shared a tip "The mystery and the female lead sold this film for me. A wild ride!"

casey_bernashe shared a tip "Slow build up, but gets very intense!"

karen_richardson_1068 shared a tip "Loved"

laura_luna_4297 shared a tip "I preferred the Swedish version, much better."

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