Headhunters Reviews

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November 8, 2019
A grisly, darkly comic ride that will appeal to those who loved Larsson's garish, tawdry books.
July 24, 2019
A fast and loose cat and mouse caper with a fair share of surprising money shots.
June 4, 2019
A fun and fast-paced Scandinavian thriller with a wicked sense of humor.
January 5, 2019
Unexpectedly and frequently hilarious, a heaped spoonful of black humour dolloped throughout.
January 3, 2019
Watching [Aksel Hennie and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau] play a kind of cat-and-mouse game, with unbelievable stakes, is pure entertainment.
December 14, 2018
The movie's nothing more than a brisk diversion, but it's nothing less, either.
January 20, 2018
[Director] Morten Tyldum's film is an instrument of precision... [Full review in Spanish]
September 18, 2017
Nothing is at it seems in this film and that makes it an absolute must-see.
June 2, 2013
One of those all-too-rare movies that puts you through the emotional ringer, playing on your worst fears and most passionate desires.
January 15, 2013
Headhunters is an intriguing action thriller that relies on both stunts and the acts of its diverse mains characters, played by well-cast main actors Aksel Hennie and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, in order to tell its story.
November 27, 2012
This film is filled with suspense, violence, duplicity and emotion. The plot has a number of interesting twists. It is a very gritty thriller.
November 23, 2012
Though not completely satisfying or believable, the absurd cat-and-mouse potboiler at least is always entertaining and biting doggy style.
October 13, 2012
[A]n insane thriller in which form easily trumps -- while still complementing -- the material's inherent madness.
September 28, 2012
A hugely enjoyable, unpredictable thriller that never forgets to be fun first and foremost.
September 14, 2012
"Headhunters" is a rather strange film, but it's also a rather entertaining one.
June 28, 2012
"Headhunters" is an absurd amount of grisly fun, which is a good thing, since, looked at in any great detail, it probably doesn't hold up all that well.
June 14, 2012
Headhunters (Hodejegerne) is a roiling Norwegian mix of Hitchcock and Wile E. Coyote, with a generous dose of feces and blood. Headhunters is a mind game. And a blood sport.
June 8, 2012
... sort of like being mugged by a banshee: It's all very loud and exciting and after it's over you're left with a vague feeling of unease to go along with the lighter wallet.
June 1, 2012
The film holds its twists too close to the chest, and there's little to chew on till the ambitiousness of its plotting is revealed late in the film.
May 31, 2012
By film's end, we're deep into Coen brothers territory, with an extra splash of Sam Raimi-level gore.
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