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The Captor

12th April 2019
1h 32m
Robert Budreau
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The Captor is a 2018 Biography Crime film released on 12th April; Robert Budreau directed the film which stars Ethan Hawke, Noomi Rapace, and Mark Strong. The film is based on a true story.

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Based on the absurd but true 1973 bank heist and hostage crisis in Stockholm that was documented in the New Yorker as the origins of the 'Stockholm Syndrome'.

If you started watching this film now, it would finish at approximately 2:34am.

Cast (30)

Ethan Hawke's profile Ethan Hawke Kaj Hansson / Lars Nystrom
Age at Filming ≈ 47
Noomi Rapace's profile Noomi Rapace
Age at Filming ≈ 38
Mark Strong's profile Mark Strong
Age at Filming ≈ 54
Christopher Heyerdahl's profile Christopher Heyerdahl
Age at Filming ≈ 54
John Ralston's profile John Ralston
Age at Filming ≈ 53
Gustaf Hammarsten's profile Gustaf Hammarsten
Age at Filming ≈ 50
Mark Rendall's profile Mark Rendall
Age at Filming ≈ 29
Thorbjørn Harr's profile Thorbjørn Harr
Age at Filming ≈ 43
Shanti Roney's profile Shanti Roney
Age at Filming ≈ 47
Bea Santos's profile Bea Santos
Age at Filming ≈ 27
Nonnie Griffin's profile Nonnie Griffin
Age at Filming ≈ 94
Christopher Wagelin's profile Christopher Wagelin
Age at Filming ≈ 39
Thorbjørn Harr
Age at Filming ≈ 43
Rebecka Andersson's profile Rebecka Andersson
Age at Filming ≈ 23

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Production Companies

Darius Films Lumanity Productions JoBro Productions Productivity Media

The Captor Stats

Cast Age

Estimated Ages At Time of Filming

10% 20-29
7% 30-39
13% 40-49
13% 50-59
3% 90+
53% Unknown

Cast Genders

Who Is Most Represented

33% Female
67% Male

Good/Bad Characters

More Heroes of Villains?

3% Neutral
97% Unknown

Character Types

What Characters Feature

3% Bank Robber
97% Unknown

The Captor FAQ

When was The Captor released?

The Captor was released on Friday April 12th, 2019.

Is The Captor Based on a True Story?

Yes, the film is based on a true story. However, it is very common in these kinds of films for scenes, characters or situations to be changed or fictionalised for dramatic effect. Even when that is the case, the overall story and main characters are based on non-fictional people and events.

Who plays the lead role(s) in The Captor?

The lead role is played by Ethan Hawke in the role of Kaj Hansson / Lars Nystrom.

Is The Captor on Netflix?

No, The Captor is not currently available on Netflix in the United States

Is The Captor on Amazon Prime?

No, The Captor is not currently available on Amazon Prime in the United States

Is The Captor on Disney Plus?

No, The Captor is not currently available on Disney+ in the United States