A Hijacking


Classy thriller from the writer of Borgen and director of The Hunt.

The crew of a Danish cargo ship is hijacked by Somali pirates. Amongst the men on board are the ship’s cook Mikkel (Pilou Asbæk) and the engineer Jan (Roland Møller), With the demand for a ransom of millions of dollars a psychological drama unfolds between the CEO of the shipping company (Søren Malling) and the Somali pirates.

Audience Score: 82.5%


  • A thorough piece of film making and thoroughly pedestrian. On general release because not good enough for Danish TV?
  • Very interesting – different
  • Enjoyed the suspense –
  • I had no idea how the film would end – really enjoyed it. good acting
  • Such suspense. Paralleling of the ship and the HQ. Great choice
  • A very well made film but I felt the plot/story was weak
  • Tragic brilliant film
  • Brilliant film about an appalling situation

Reviews: Rotten Tomatoes | IMDb

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