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5 Movies Like The Girl in The Spider’s Web

Hacker vigilante Lisbeth Salander returns in The Girl in the Spider’s Web, this time played by Claire Foy. Whether you’re a long time or entirely fan of the Millennium series, you’ll probably get a kick out of these movie recommendations.


2 years after the Swedish movie adaptation of the bestselling Stieg Larsson novel, Hollywood’s take on the story was released. Starring, among others, Daniel Craig and Rooney Mara, this brutal psychological thriller follows hacker Lisbeth Salander and investigative journalist Mikael Blomkvist as they take on a 40-year old murder case.

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GONE GIRL (David Fincher, 2014)

Fincher’s followup to The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo was also a brutal psychological thriller/mystery – Ben Affleck plays Nick Dunne, a man considered the primary suspect in the disappearance of his wife Amy, played by Rosamund Pike. As you might expect, not everything as it initially seems – but trust us when we say, you have no idea what you’re in for.

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WIND RIVER (Taylor Sheridan, 2017)

Written and directed by Sicario and Hell or High Water scribe Taylor Sheridan, Wind River is a stark and harrowing murder mystery set in the Wind River Indian reservation in Wyoming. Jeremy Renner and Elisabeth Olsen star as a local tracker and rookie FBI agent tasked with solving the case. Like The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, Wind River offers and uncompromising look at the violence men are capable of committing to women.

THE GIRL WHO PLAYED WITH FIRE (Daniel Alfredson, 2009)

The entire Stieg Larson trilogy of novels was eventually adapted to the screen in Sweden, with Michael Nyqvist and Noomi Rapace reprising their roles throughout. If the Hollywood version wasn’t to your liking, or you’re just curious to see where the story goes next, the sequel sees Lisbeth fall under suspicion for murder.

HANNA (Joe Wright, 2011)

Saiorse Ronan stars as a girl raised by her father (Eric Bana) to be an assassin in this gripping action movie, also starring Cate Blanchett as a senior CIA agent that’s trying to take both father and daughter alike.

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