R | | Crime, Drama, Mystery
Journalist Mikael Blomkvist is aided in his search for a woman who has been missing for forty years by Lisbeth Salander, a young computer hacker.
Jeff Cronenweth is formerly an understudy of Swedish Cinematographer Sven Nykvist. Nykvist was famously known for his use of soft lighting photography. Cronenweth stated that he shot a bulk of the film with soft lighting, as an homage to him.
Detective Inspector Gustaf Morell:
What kind is it?
Henrik Vanger: I don't know. White?
Detective Inspector Gustaf Morell: And the frame?
Henrik Vanger: Dark.
Detective Inspector Gustaf Morell: Postmark?
Henrik Vanger: Same as last time.
Detective Inspector Gustaf Morell: And no note.
Henrik Vanger: No.
Detective Inspector Gustaf Morell: I'm so sorry, Henrik.
When Lisbeth Googles Wennerström she finds a Wikipedia entry on him. Apart from the first few lines, the content of it is placeholder text.
At the beginning of the film's opening studio intros of Columbia and MGM, Leo, the MGM mascot's roar is silenced.
$12,750,000 (USA) (25 December 2011)
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