Strangely captivating: The volatile Lisbeth Salander has fascinated readers worldwide. For Noomi Rapace, the actress who turned her into a screen icon, she was particularly hard to let go of. Knut Koivisto hide caption

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Busman's Honeymoon: Police detective Paul Bellamy (Gerard Depardieu) has been convinced by his wife, Francoise (Marie Bunel), to take his first vacation in years. But an unruly half-brother and a spiraling local mystery lure Bellamy away from his R&R and into a web of betrayal and murder. Moune Jamet/IFC Films hide caption

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Father Figure: On a business trip, Doug Riley (James Gandolfini) meets wayward teen Mallory (Kristen Stewart) and takes her under his wing, partly to fill the void his own daughter's death has left in his life. Skip Bolen/Patti Perret hide caption

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Tough Call: Lt. Gen. Romeo Dallaire, (Roy Dupuis, left) and Maj. Brent Beardsley (James Gallanders) struggle to protect innocent lives and negotiate peace during Rwanda's 1994 genocide, striving all the while to maintain the neutrality required of U.N. peacekeepers. Regent Releasing hide caption

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A Plan Problematic: Scoot McNairy stars as Andrew Kaulder, a photographer who must find his way through a quarantined zone inhabited by squidlike extraterrestrials to get out of Mexico and home to the U.S. Magnet Releasing/Magnolia Pictures hide caption

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Together at last: In the last installment of Stieg Larsson's Millennium Trilogy, journalist Mikael Blomkvist (Michael Nyqvist, left) and cyber-avenger Lisbeth Salander (Noomi Rapace) barely share any screen time. Music Box Films hide caption

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Musically Minded: Strange Powers focuses on Stephin Merritt, the main singer and songwriter of the Magnetic Fields, a genre-blurring indie-rock band that grew to prominence in the '90s. Gail O'Hara/Variance Films hide caption

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