The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest
The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest (2010)

Hospitalized Lisbeth Salander (Noomi Rapace) fights to prove that she's innocent of committing multiple murders with the help of her loyal friend, crusading reporter Mikael Blomkvist, in this gripping adaptation of Stieg Larsson's… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: October 29, 2010
DVD Release Date: January 25, 2011
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Rotten Tomatoes™
Critic Score
54%
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User Score
67%



Critic Score: 54% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews

Consensus: Slow and mostly devoid of the stellar chemistry between its two leads, The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet's Nest is a disappointingly uneven conclusion to the Millennium trilogy.

David Jenkins
Time Out

A more apt title would be 'The Girl Who Sat Quietly in a Dimly Lit Room'.

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Lisa Kennedy
Denver Post

The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest is too akin to the tidying up of a television-series finale - albeit a very classy franchise with fine characters and able performances.

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Roe McDermott
Hot Press

A two and a half hour film, the poor script, infrequent action scenes and unforgivably anti-climactic conclusion make it feel like its taking place in real time.

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Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel

It's only our investment in these fascinating characters and in wholly unraveling the mystery of Lisbeth Salander's awful past that keep it compelling.

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Tom Long
Detroit News

If you haven't seen the first two films, do so and then see this one. If you have seen them, chances are you're already in the ticket line. Hornet's Nest has such a sweet sting.

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Ali Gray
TheShiznit.co.uk

The Girl Who Kicked The Hornet's Nest doesn't exactly give the Millennium trilogy the explosive send-off it deserves, and stacked against the other two movies in the series, it's perhaps the weakest story of the three.

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Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor

Hornet's Nest has a steady, bulletlike trajectory.

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Rick Groen
Globe and Mail

Much of the problem can be traced to the villains of the piece: The snakes in the establishment are a bunch of really old white guys. Now this may be true to life, but it's hell on drama.

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Jeff Beck
Examiner.com

This film ends up being more of a courtroom drama, and yet it's almost as equally thrilling as the first film in the series.

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Flixster Audience Score: 67% Flixster User Reviews
Nicki Marie
Enjoyed, but definitely need to see the first two first. It is very long and can drag a little, but Lisbeth in court makes it all worthwhile.
Mike S
Taking off directly from where the second film ended, the momentum is kept really well in this final and concluding chapter of the Millenium saga. All the… More
Carlos Magalhães
This final chapter is not as infuriatingly incoherent as the previous one but is even less interesting, as it offers little tension and few surprises. Besides,… More
Raymond Wieser
The conclusion to the swedish trilogy is quite a disappointing one. Knowing the events of the first two films before seeing this one is highly recommended… More
Jim Hunter
The tale of Lisbeth Salander and Mikael Blomkvist concludes as Lisbeth is confined to a hospital bed but still the subject of investigation the ire of her… More
vieras esine
A decent end to the trilogy. Better than Flickan som lekte med elden, but not quite as good as Män som hatar kvinnor.