4.8/10
1,870
13 user 5 critic

The Bomber (2001)

Sprängaren (original title)
The Victoriastadium is totally destroyed in a bomb attack and Christina Furhage, head-responsible for the Olympic Games in Stockholm, dies with it. Why did someone destroy the stadium and ... See full summary »

Director:

Colin Nutley

Writers:

Colin Nutley (screenplay), Anna Fredriksson (screenplay) | 2 more credits »
Reviews
1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »

Photos

Learn more

More Like This 

Paradise (2003)
Drama | Mystery | Action
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Tabloid journalist Annika Bengtzon is writing about a murder in the port of Stockholm and she suspects that the Yugoslav mafia is involved. However, she also finds links to a foundation ... See full summary »

Director: Colin Nutley
Stars: Helena Bergström, Suzanna Dilber, Georgi Staykov
BlackJack (1990)
Drama | Music
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  

Kaj, Lennart and Robert are 30-somethings who goes out to dance every weekend. At one dance they meet Inger, whom Kaj falls in love with. Kaj has some friends who are playing in a band. The... See full summary »

Director: Colin Nutley
Stars: Helena Bergström, Reine Brynolfsson, Johannes Brost
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A rural village is divided when an extraordinary couple move into a mansion.

Director: Colin Nutley
Stars: Helena Bergström, Rikard Wolff, Sven Wollter
Under the Sun (1998)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Olof lives alone on a farm after the death of his mother. Unable to read and write, he is dependent on his younger friend, Erik. Olof advertises for a housekeeper, and Ellen arrives. During summer Olof's heart and Erik's desires develops.

Director: Colin Nutley
Stars: Rolf Lassgård, Helena Bergström, Johan Widerberg
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.7/10 X  

Yxared, where our friends Axel, Henning and all others live their life once more get to see Fanny, Zack and their daughter Alice. Alice wanted to come. Where are their roots? And who is really Fanny's father? And who is Alice's father?

Director: Colin Nutley
Stars: Helena Bergström, Rikard Wolff, Sven Wollter
Bröllop, begravning & dop (TV Series 2019)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  

An uncharacteristic slip-up at her daughter's wedding leads a married woman to a most unexpected dilemma.

Stars: Helena Bergström, Maria Lundqvist, Johan H:son Kjellgren
Drama | Mystery | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  

Reporter Annika is at the Nobel prize awards, when shooting kills a woman and wounds an Israeli stem cell scientist. Annika is silenced as witness, so she investigates the killed woman while the press writes about the Israeli.

Director: Peter Flinth
Stars: Malin Crépin, Björn Kjellman, Leif Andrée
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  

Fanny and Zack is back, after she inherited Änglagård last year. Everytone looks forward to their new stay. Axel has told Fanny he is her father, but who else? Ivar also thinks he is her father. Be ready for expectations and confusions.

Director: Colin Nutley
Stars: Helena Bergström, Rikard Wolff, Ernst Günther
Medicinen (2014)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Johanna works as a jounalist on a womens magazine. But her boss is an idiot, her salary is ridiciolus and her husband has left her for a younger woman. With a great life crisis she decided to try a new medicine.

Director: Colin Nutley
Stars: Helena Bergström, Peter Eggers, Ida Engvoll
Breaking Out (1999)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

Reine quits his job because he's tired of his boss. He takes a job at the Kumla Prison in hope that he can set up a play acted by the prisoners, who are not very interested. But they ... See full summary »

Director: Daniel Lind Lagerlöf
Stars: Björn Kjellman, Viveka Seldahl, Peter Haber
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A female reporter stuggles to solve various crimes while dealing with her complicated relationship with the father of her children

Director: Agneta Fagerström-Olsson
Stars: Malin Crépin, Björn Kjellman, Leif Andrée
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A policeman is found dead in his bed. His son Alexander is missing. The police and Annika Bengtzon a crime reporter try to solve the murder and find the missing child simultaneously.

Director: Ulf Kvensler
Stars: Malin Crépin, Björn Kjellman, Leif Andrée
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Helena Bergström ... Annika Bengtzon
Pernilla August ... Beata Ekesjö
Reine Brynolfsson ... Spiken
Örjan Ramberg ... Anders Schyman
Brasse Brännström ... Nils Langeby
Niklas Hjulström Niklas Hjulström ... Thomas Samuelsson
Ewa Fröling ... Berit Hamrin
Maria Lundqvist ... Eva-Britt Qvist
Tomas Pontén ... Evert Danielsson
Peter Andersson ... The Source
Tomas Fryk ... Patrik Nilsson
Jacob Ericksson ... Pelle Oskarsson
Nina Gunke ... Karin Lindström
Gunilla Röör ... Helena Starke
Christer Fant ... Hans Bjällra
Edit

Storyline

The Victoriastadium is totally destroyed in a bomb attack and Christina Furhage, head-responsible for the Olympic Games in Stockholm, dies with it. Why did someone destroy the stadium and why is Christina murdered? The police desperately seek for clues that will lead them to the perpetrator but without any luck. As the Olympic Games draws near the situation becomes more desperate. Annika Bengtzon, a reporter for Kvällsposten, se a connection that no one else sees and without understanding it she starts a carousel that in the end will threaten her own life. Written by Magnus Asplund

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Thriller

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Sweden

Language:

Swedish

Release Date:

24 October 2001 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

The Bomber See more »

Edit

Box Office

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$111,852
See more on IMDbPro »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

DTS

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
See full technical specs »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Several TV and radio news reporters appear as themselves in real news programs presenting fictional news. See more »

Connections

Followed by Annika Bengtzon: Crime Reporter - Prime Time (2012) See more »

Soundtracks

Happy Xmas (War is over)
Performed by John Lennon & Yoko Ono
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Fascinating office politics and modern life challenges
12 September 2012 | by CynthiaMargaretWebbSee all my reviews

I watched this film on TV eleven years after it was made, with absolutely no background knowledge of the book or the stars. I live on the other side of the world.

I found it very interesting - the office politics, and the portrayal of a couple of professionals with young children, trying to balance all the demands of modern life. These things were more interesting to me, than the plot about the death of the public figure and the matter of who was responsible for her death and the following attacks. The performances were very good, and I thought Helena Bergstrom's performance was excellent. I've read in other 'reviews' on IMDb that the author of the book is a similar person -( journalist with a leading newspaper,) to the role that she played - Annika. No doubt this is why the realistic portrayal of the daily challenges at the office was so interesting to me. I was not bothered that the author may have written about herself, not knowing about that at the time of watching the film. Therefore, I was free to appreciate the film for what it is - with no background baggage. And all the hype mentioned which took place at the time of release, - well - I missed it! I don't understand how people found it boring - maybe they don't enjoy dialog and observing human nature.


2 of 3 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

Free Movies and TV Shows You Can Watch Now

On IMDb TV, you can catch Hollywood hits and popular TV series at no cost. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free!

Browse free movies and TV series



Recently Viewed