7.1/10
4,220
13 user 39 critic

(2010)

Unrated | | Crime, Drama | 17 June 2011 (USA)
The R of the title stands for the young protagonist, Rune, fearlessly played by Pilou Asbæk. Imprisoned for violent assault, he's a cocky, good-looking young man placed in the hardcore ward... See full summary »
14 wins & 8 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Northwest (2013)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

18-year-old Caspar wants to reach the top, no matter what. He carries out small-time break-ins for Jamal, before moving on to work for big player Björn. All goes well, until Jamal's gang ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Noer
Stars: Gustav Dyekjær Giese, Oscar Dyekjær Giese, Lene Maria Christensen
A Hijacking (2012)
Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

The crew of a Danish cargo ship is hijacked by Somali pirates who proceed to engage in escalating negotiations with authorities in Copenhagen.

Director: Tobias Lindholm
Stars: Pilou Asbæk, Søren Malling, Dar Salim
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Based on true events, two notorious and provocative figures of modern Danish history, Spies and Glistrup, provide a radical view on liberty through money, sex and drugs.

Director: Christoffer Boe
Stars: Pilou Asbæk, Nicolas Bro, Jesper Christensen
A War (2015)
Crime | Drama | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The story of a Danish commander, who is accused of civil murder in Afghanistan, while trying to save his squad.

Director: Tobias Lindholm
Stars: Pilou Asbæk, Tuva Novotny, Søren Malling
Worlds Apart (2008)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

The daughter of a Jehovah's Witness is forced to choose between religion and love when she falls for someone outside her faith.

Director: Niels Arden Oplev
Stars: Rosalinde Mynster, Pilou Asbæk, Jens Jørn Spottag
April 9th (2015)
Drama | History | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

On April 9, 1940 Germany invaded Denmark. Based on real events - in Southern Jutland a military unit on bicycles was sent south to help hold back the Germans until reinforcement.

Director: Roni Ezra
Stars: Pilou Asbæk, Lars Mikkelsen, Martin Greis-Rosenthal
Darkland (2017)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A successful doctor who loses his little brother in a gang-related assault gives up his privileged life to become a masked warrior and avenge his brother's death.

Director: Fenar Ahmad
Stars: Dar Salim, Stine Fischer Christensen, Ali Sivandi
Son of God (2010)
Documentary
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

About a dwarf who is venerated as the son of God by his deeply religious followers in the Philippines.

Directors: Khavn, Michael Noer
Stars: Sadged Cerna, Menk Cruzat, Ali Doron
Nøgle hus spejl I (2015)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Lily and Max have been married for more than 50 years. Now they live together in a nursing home, where Max has been reliant on professional care since his stroke. Lily has been putting her ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Noer
Stars: Ghita Nørby, Sven Wollter, Trine Pallesen
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  

Tony is released from prison - again. This time he has his mind set on changing his broken down life, but that is easier said than done.

Director: Nicolas Winding Refn
Stars: Mads Mikkelsen, Leif Sylvester, Anne Sørensen
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

As winter approaches in rural 1850s Denmark, an old farmer (Jens) and his family face starvation. With the harsh circumstances and the prospect of yet another tough winter, Jens agrees to ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Noer
Stars: Jesper Christensen, Clara Rosager, Magnus Krepper
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Pilou Asbæk ... Rune
Dulfi Al-Jabouri Dulfi Al-Jabouri ... Rashid
Roland Møller ... Mureren
Jacob Gredsted Jacob Gredsted ... Carsten
Omar Shargawi Omar Shargawi ... Bazhir
Kim Winther Kim Winther ... Fængselsbetjent Kim
Jorg Beutnagel Jorg Beutnagel ... Fængselsbetjent Bjørn
Lars Jensen Lars Jensen ... Ladby
Johnny Nielsen Johnny Nielsen ... Køkkenchef
Claus Saric Pedersen Claus Saric Pedersen ... Mini
Sune Nørgaard Sune Nørgaard ... Sune
Claus Poulsen Claus Poulsen ... Claus
Helmuth Kristensen Helmuth Kristensen ... Helmuth
Ali Nehzed Ali Nehzed ... Ali
Søren Thomsen Søren Thomsen ... 4. vest
Edit

Storyline

The R of the title stands for the young protagonist, Rune, fearlessly played by Pilou Asbæk. Imprisoned for violent assault, he's a cocky, good-looking young man placed in the hardcore ward, where his survival depends on quickly learning the prison's parallel world of rules, honor, and obligations. R also stands for Rachid, a young Muslim prisoner who becomes Rune's friend and accomplice, defying the rigid racial stratifications among the inmates. Written by Los Angeles Film Festival

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

Unrated | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

View content advisory »
Edit

Details

Country:

Denmark

Language:

Danish | Arabic

Release Date:

17 June 2011 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

R See more »

Edit

Box Office

Budget:

DKK 4,755,000 (estimated)
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Nordisk Film See more »
Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente)

Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

Maze
Written and performed by Simon Robinson
Producer: The Advokate
(c) & (p) Weaponsgrade 2009
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
worst prison movie ever
26 February 2011 | by mikkellyngeSee all my reviews

Worst movie, i have seen in a long time.

This film about Horsens Stateprison seems unimportant and the problems the film displays are shallow. The plot is boring and seen before. But worst of all the film leaves you with one question! and that is: have I just wasted 1 hour and 35 minuts of my life on nothing.

It seems like the only thing a movie needs to get good reviews these days, is for the film to end badly, its almost like nobody likes happy endings these days, with that said these movie doesn't even leave you with a higher meaning, there is no need to analyse its just a plain boring movie about absolute nothing else but to tell how hard it is to be in prison. YAWN!!!


5 of 151 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 13 user reviews »

Contribute to This Page

Stream Trending TV Series With Prime Video

Explore popular and recently added TV series available to stream now with Prime Video.

Start your free trial



Recently Viewed