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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 Antti Reini ... Skoterman 1
Mike Dalager ... Skoterman 2 (as Michael Dalager)
Ida Wahlund Ida Wahlund ... Malin
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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 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

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Swedish | English | Danish

Release Date:

6 February 2004 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Eiskalte Bedrohung See more »

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Budget:

SEK 30,000,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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The aircraft-scenes were filmed with six JAS-39 Gripen fighters, four helicopters and a C-130 Hercules transport aircraft. See more »

Goofs

The monitoring guard at the air force base is shown to have the rank of "furir" (sergeant) on his shoulder patches, though his nametag clearly displays the shortening "Fk" which stands for "fanrik" (2nd lieutenant). See more »

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Decent Swedish actioner (with remake potential...)
18 January 2008 | by Buster007See all my reviews

In some ways it it is difficult, and even pointless, to try to compete with American action movies. The enormous market, and therefore budgets that an American movie can unleash is simply no match for a movie made in a country of 9 million. I bet the extras-casting bill for Transformers eclipsed the budget of this film.

Thus, as a Swedish action movie, this is pretty good. The set up is not bad and this could make a great American remake with an average Joe, working at an airbase in Alaska is presented with the same conundrum as Shanti Roney's character is in this film. A bigger budget would make a better film.

As it stands now, this has a great concept, some nice locales, a couple of decent action sequences, a pretty good villain, and a decent twist at the end. Livvakterna and Noll Tolerans are still better in my book, but this isn't half bad.


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