'The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo' is a film based on the award-winning crime novel by the late Swedish author and journalist Stieg Larsson, and it's the first in his 'Millennium' trilogy.

Facing prison time for slander, discredited journalist Mikael Blomkvist (played by Michael Nyqvist) is hired by a reclusive industrialist for one last job: to solve a mysterious family disappearance. Aided by the troubled computer hacker Lisbeth Salander (Noomi Rapace), the two uncover a darker world of brutality, deception and ritualistic murder. Alone and not knowing who to trust, they must fight for their own survival and reveal the truth.