Films directed by Lasse Hallström

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  1. Dear John

    Dear John (2010)

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    Dear John is a 2010 American romantic drama-war film starring Amanda Seyfried and Channing Tatum. It was made by Screen Gems, a Sony company. It was released theatrically in North America on February 5, 2010. The film was directed by Lasse Hallström, and it is an adaptation of Nicholas Sparks's novel of the same name. It follows the life of a soldier (Channing Tatum) after he falls in love with a young woman (Amanda Seyfried). They decide to exchange letters to each other after he is deployed to the war. The movie was filmed in 2009 in Charleston, South Carolina.


  2. Hachi: A Dog's Tale

    Hachi: A Dog's Tale (2009)

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    Hachi: A Dog's Tale is a 2009 drama film. Based on the true story of a faithful Akita Inu, the titular Hachikō, it is directed by Lasse Hallström, written by Stephen P. LindseyKaneto Shindo and stars Richard Gere, Joan Allen, and Sarah Roemer. The subject is a remake of the 1987 Japanese language film, Hachikō Monogatari (ハチ公物語), literally "The Tale of Hachiko".


  3. What's Eating Gilbert Grape

    What's Eating Gilbert Grape (1993)

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    What's Eating Gilbert Grape is a 1993 American drama film directed by Lasse Hallström and starring Johnny Depp, Juliette Lewis, Darlene Cates, and Leonardo DiCaprio. Peter Hedges wrote the screenplay, adapted from his 1991 novel of the same name. It was filmed in the Texas cities of Manor, Elgin, and Lockhart.


  4. Casanova

    Casanova (2005)

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    Casanova is a 2005 American romantic film directed by Lasse Hallström starring Heath Ledger and loosely based on the life of Giacomo Casanova.


  5. The Cider House Rules

    The Cider House Rules (1999)

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    The Cider House Rules is a 1999 American drama film directed by Lasse Hallström, based on John Irving's novel of the same name. The film won two Academy Awards, and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture, along with four other nominations at the 72nd Academy Awards. John Irving documented his involvement in bringing the novel to the screen in his book, My Movie Business.


  6. Chocolat

    Chocolat (2000)

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    Chocolat is a 2000 American-British drama film based on the novel of the same name by Joanne Harris, and was directed by Lasse Hallström. Adapted by screenwriter Robert Nelson Jacobs, Chocolat tells the story of a young mother, played by Juliette Binoche, who arrives at the fictional, repressed French village of Lansquenet-sous-Tannes with her six-year-old daughter and opens La Chocolaterie Maya, a small chocolaterie. Her chocolate quickly begins to change the lives of the townspeople.


  7. Safe Haven

    Safe Haven (2013)

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    Safe Haven is a 2013 American romance film starring Julianne Hough, Josh Duhamel and Cobie Smulders. It was released theatrically in North America on February 14, 2013. The film was directed by Lasse Hallström, and is an adaptation of Nicholas Sparks' novel of the same name. The film was originally set for a February 8 release, but was moved to February 14, 2013. The film was widely panned by critics, but was nonetheless financially successful with a worldwide gross of $97.6 million against its $28 million budget.


  8. An Unfinished Life

    An Unfinished Life (2005)

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    An Unfinished Life is a 2005 drama film directed by Swedish director Lasse Hallström, and based on the Mark Spragg novel of the same name. The film stars Robert Redford, Jennifer Lopez, and Morgan Freeman. It is the story of a Wyoming rancher (Redford) who must reconcile his relationship with his daughter-in-law (Lopez) and granddaughter, after they show up unexpectedly at his ranch and ask to stay with him and his disabled best friend and neighbor (Freeman).


  9. Lasse Hallström

    Lasse Hallström

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    Film director and screenwriter

  10. Something to Talk About

    Something to Talk About (1995)

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    Something to Talk About is a 1995 American romantic comedy-drama film directed by Lasse Hallström, from a screenplay written by Callie Khouri. It stars Julia Roberts and Dennis Quaid as an estranged couple, Kyra Sedgwick as Roberts's sister, and Robert Duvall and Gena Rowlands as their parents. The title of the film stems from the Bonnie Raitt song of the same name. The film was shot in various locations around New Orleans, Louisiana. The film was done in South Carolina and Georgia near Beaufort and Savannah. See movie credits and acknowledgements.


  11. The Shipping News

    The Shipping News (2001)

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    The Shipping News is a 2001 drama film directed by Lasse Hallström, based on the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel by E. Annie Proulx.


  12. The Hoax

    The Hoax (2006)

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    The Hoax is a 2006 American drama film starring Richard Gere, directed by Lasse Hallström. The screenplay by William Wheeler is based on the book of the same title by Clifford Irving and focuses on the autobiography Irving supposedly helped Howard Hughes write.


  13. Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

    Salmon Fishing in the Yemen (2011)

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    Salmon Fishing in the Yemen is a 2011 British romantic comedy-drama film directed by Lasse Hallström and starring Ewan McGregor, Emily Blunt, Kristin Scott Thomas and Amr Waked. Based on the 2007 novel of the same name by Paul Torday, and a screenplay by Simon Beaufoy, the film is about a fisheries expert who is recruited by a consultant to help realize a sheikh's vision of bringing the sport of fly fishing to the Yemen desert, initiating an upstream journey of faith to make the impossible possible. The film was shot on location in London England, Scotland, and Morocco from August to October 2010. The film premiered at the 2011 Toronto International Film Festival. The film received generally positive reviews upon its release, and earned $34,564,651 in revenue worldwide.


  14. ABBA: The Movie

    ABBA: The Movie (1977)

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    ABBA: The Movie is a 1977 film about the pop group ABBA's Australian tour. It was directed by Lasse Hallström, who directed most of the group's videos. The film has become a cult film among ABBA fans. Its release coincided with the release of ABBA: The Album, the group's fifth studio album, and features many songs from that album as well as many of their earlier hits, and one, "Get on the Carousel", unavailable anywhere else.


  15. Once Around

    Once Around (1991)

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    Once Around is a 1991 romantic comedy-drama film about a young woman who falls for and eventually marries an overbearing older man who proceeds to rub her close-knit family the wrong way, while exposing the dynamics of other family members along the way. It stars Richard Dreyfuss, Holly Hunter, Danny Aiello, Laura San Giacomo and Gena Rowlands and was directed by Lasse Hallström.


  16. Mitt liv som hund

    Mitt liv som hund (1985)

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    My Life as a Dog (Swedish: Mitt liv som hund) is a 1985 Swedish drama film directed by Lasse Hallström. It is based on the second novel of a semi-autobiographical trilogy by Reidar Jönsson. It tells the story of Ingemar, a young boy sent to live with relatives. The cast includes Anton Glanzelius, Melinda Kinnaman and Tomas von Brömssen.


  17. The Hundred-Foot Journey

    The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014)

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    The Hundred-Foot Journey is a 2014 American comedy-drama film directed by Lasse Hallström from a screenplay written by Steven Knight, adapted from Richard C. Morais' 2010 novel The Hundred-Foot Journey. The film stars Helen Mirren, Om Puri, Manish Dayal and Charlotte Le Bon and tells the story of a feud between two adjacent restaurants; one operated by a recently relocated Indian family and the other managed by a Michelin-starred French chef (Mirren). The film was produced by Steven Spielberg and Oprah Winfrey for DreamWorks Pictures through their respective production companies, Amblin Entertainment and Harpo Films, in association with Participant Media and Image Nation. The film was released by Touchstone Pictures on August 8, 2014. The film received generally positive reviews and has earned over $85 million at the worldwide box office.


  18. Jag är med barn

    Jag är med barn (1979)

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    Father to Be (Swedish: Jag är med barn) is a 1979 Swedish film directed by Lasse Hallström.


  19. The Children of Noisy Village

    The Children of Noisy Village (1986)

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    The Children of Noisy Village (Swedish: Alla vi barn i Bullerbyn) is a 1986 Swedish film directed by Lasse Hallström, based on the books about The Six Bullerby Children by Astrid Lindgren.


  20. The Hypnotist

    The Hypnotist (2012)

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    The Hypnotist (Swedish: Hypnotisören) is a 2012 Swedish crime film directed by Lasse Hallström, based on the Swedish novel of the same name by Lars Kepler. The film was selected as the Swedish entry for the Best Foreign Language Oscar at the 85th Academy Awards, but it did not make the final shortlist.


  21. Tuppen

    Tuppen (1981)

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    Tuppen is a 1981 Swedish film directed by Lasse Hallström.


  22. Två killar och en tjej

    Två killar och en tjej (1983)

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    Happy We (Swedish: Två killar och en tjej) is a Swedish 1983 film directed by Lasse Hallström.


  23. A Guy and a Gal

    A Guy and a Gal (1975)

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    A Guy and a Gal (Swedish: En kille och en tjej) is a 1975 Swedish film directed by Lasse Hallström.


  24. More About the Children of Noisy Village

    More About the Children of Noisy Village (1987)

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    More About the Children of Noisy Village (Swedish: Mer om oss barn i Bullerbyn) is a 1987 Swedish film directed by Lasse Hallström, based on the books about The Six Bullerby Children by Astrid Lindgren.


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