The Hunt (2012)

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A teacher lives a lonely life, all the while struggling over his son's custody. His life slowly gets better as he finds love and receives good news from his son, but his new luck is about to be brutally shattered by an innocent little lie.


  • Mads Mikkelsen in The Hunt (2012)
  • Susse Wold and Annika Wedderkopp in The Hunt (2012)
  • Mads Mikkelsen and Thomas Vinterberg at an event for The Hunt (2012)
  • Thomas Vinterberg at an event for The Hunt (2012)
  • Thomas Bo Larsen at an event for The Hunt (2012)

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Release Date:

10 January 2013


Danish, English, Polish

Country of Origin

Denmark, Sweden

Box Office


$3,800,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$43,045 (USA) (12 July 2013)


$610,968 (USA) (27 September 2013)

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