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The Threat (2004)

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A programmer who's working with the secret EWS computer system at a military air force base is threaten by foreign agents, along with his family. His only chance of rescue seems to be the ... See full summary »

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Kjell Sundvall

Writers:

Karin Alvtegen-Lundberg (as Karin Alvtegen), Stefan Sauk | 3 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Shanti Roney ... Lasse
Maria Bonnevie ... Inger
Stefan Sauk ... Haglund
Dejan Cukic ... Jasek
Axel Zuber Axel Zuber ... Niklas
Peter Franzén ... Magnus
Göran Ragnerstam ... Lundgren
Åsa Forsblad Åsa Forsblad ... Pia Johansson
Roland Hedlund ... Morfar
Peter Haber ... Rosin
Jack Klaff ... Mc Bready
Tomas Pontén ... Försvarsministern
Antti Reini ... Skoterman 1
Mike Dalager ... Skoterman 2 (as Michael Dalager)
Ida Wahlund Ida Wahlund ... Malin
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Storyline

A programmer who's working with the secret EWS computer system at a military air force base is threaten by foreign agents, along with his family. His only chance of rescue seems to be the war veteran Haglund who is a leader of a special taskforce. Written by nL <ni_la2000@hotmail.com>

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military | agent | violence | See All (3) »

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Action | Thriller

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Official Sites:

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Country:

Sweden | Finland

Language:

Swedish | English | Danish

Release Date:

6 February 2004 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Eiskalte Bedrohung See more »

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Budget:

SEK30,000,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$21,532
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2.35 : 1
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Artificial snow had to be ordered in from London because of the mild winter. See more »

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The blood on the ice when picking up the shot man from the water. See more »

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Not enough action
18 January 2005 | by AntagonistenSee all my reviews

The words "Swedish" and "Action movie" do not mix. That becomes more and more obvious with every attempt made in the genre. This is yet another failed attempt.

Lasse Brunell (Shanti Roney) works at a military air base with top secret computer systems. One day foreign criminals threaten to hurt his family if he doesn't do what they tell him. They want the secret equipment and will do anything to get it.

This movie has it's ups and downs. And usually in Swedish action movies there are no "ups", just "downs". So i guess something in this movie showed some quality. To begin with the positive remarks i can mention that the movie is technically well made. The footage of planes and helicopters flying are well shot and look very nice. The acting is of very varying quality. Shanti Roney makes a decent performance while Maria Bonnevie is stiff and unnatural as usual (i wonder how long Swedish directors are going to keep using her even though she has the acting skills of a wooden plank?). Stefan Sauk is laughable as the "cool" special forces man who comes to the base to investigate.

And what about the action scenes? Well as i said above the scenes of planes and helicopters flying are nice. But aside from that there is not much action to talk about. And that is a common problem with Swedish action films. There is just not enough action going on. Maybe it's a budget problem, maybe it's film-making culture. I don't know, but it negatively affects the experience. Because quite frankly, the story and acting is not good enough for this movie to rely just on that.

I rate this 4/10 for effort.


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