In Order of Disappearance

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In Order of Disappearance
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Film poster
Directed byHans Petter Moland
Produced byStein B. Kvae
Written byKim Fupz Aakeson
StarringStellan Skarsgård
Music byBrian Batz
Kaspar Kaae
Kåre Vestrheim
CinematographyPhilip Øgaard
Edited byJens Christian Fodstad
Release date
  • 10 February 2014 (2014-02-10) (Berlin)
  • 21 February 2014 (2014-02-21) (Norway)
Running time
115 minutes

In Order of Disappearance (Norwegian: Kraftidioten) is a 2014 Norwegian black comedy action film directed by Hans Petter Moland and starring Stellan Skarsgård. The film had its premiere in the competition section of the 64th Berlin International Film Festival.[1]


Nils Dickman (Stellan Skarsgård) is a snow plow driver in the fictional town of Tyos, Norway. He learns that his son has died, supposedly of a heroin overdose. Nils knows his son was no addict but does not know what happened. While grieving he learns the local drug gang is behind the crime. He hunts down the two killers and kills both of them, but not before they confess. Based on this information, he goes after their boss. But a retaliation killing by the local boss puts him in the crossfire between two rival gangs: one local, one "imported" from Serbia.



StudioCanal and producer Michael Shamberg produced an English-language remake with the original director Hans Petter Moland and starring Liam Neeson under the title Cold Pursuit.[2] The film is scheduled to be released on February 8, 2019, by Summit Entertainment.


  1. ^ "Berlinale 2014: Competition Complete". berlinale. Retrieved 19 January 2014.
  2. ^ Busch, Anita (15 March 2017). "Emmy Rossum Joining Liam Neeson In 'Hard Powder'". Retrieved 28 November 2017.

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