Joachim Rønning

Joachim Rønning is a Norwegian film director who usually works in a team with Espen Sandberg - both natives of Sandefjord, Norway. As a directing team, they go under the name of Roenberg (their last names put together). They co-own one of Scandinavia's largest production companies for commercials called Motion Blur. In 2006 their feature film debut, Bandidas, starring Penelope Cruz and Salma Hayek, was released worldwide through EuropaCorp and Twentieth Century Fox. The movie was written and produced by legendary French filmmaker Luc Besson. Joachim Rønning has two daughters with his wife Kristin. They live in Oslo, Norway. Description above from the Wikipedia article Joachim Rønning, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Kon-Tiki (2012)

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The true story about legendary explorer Thor Heyerdahl and his epic crossing of the Pacific on a balsa wood raft in 1947, in an effort to prove it was possible for South Americans to settle in Polynesia in pre-Columbian times.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joachim Rønning  •  Espen Sandberg
CAST:  Pål Sverre Hagen  •  Anders Baasmo Christiansen  •  Gustaf Skarsgård  •  Odd-Magnus Williamson

The true story about legendary explorer Thor Heyerdahl and his epic crossing of the Pacific on a balsa wood raft in 1947, in an effort to prove it was possible for South Americans to settle in Polynesia in pre-Columbian times.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joachim Rønning  •  Espen Sandberg
CAST:  Pål Sverre Hagen  •  Anders Baasmo Christiansen  •  Gustaf Skarsgård  •  Odd-Magnus Williamson

Bandidas (2006)

Set in the late 19th century. When a ruthless robber baron takes away everything they cherish, a rough-and-tumble, idealistic peasant and a sophisticated heiress embark on a quest for justice, vengeance…and a few good heists.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joachim Rønning  •  Espen Sandberg
CAST:  Penélope Cruz  •  Salma Hayek  •  Dwight Yoakam  •  Steve Zahn

Set in the late 19th century. When a ruthless robber baron takes away everything they cherish, a rough-and-tumble, idealistic peasant and a sophisticated heiress embark on a quest for justice, vengeance…and a few good heists.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joachim Rønning  •  Espen Sandberg
CAST:  Penélope Cruz  •  Salma Hayek  •  Dwight Yoakam  •  Steve Zahn

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017)

Thrust into an all-new adventure, a down-on-his-luck Capt. Jack Sparrow feels the winds of ill-fortune blowing even more strongly when deadly ghost sailors led by his old nemesis, the evil Capt. Salazar, escape from the Devil's Triangle. Jack's only hope of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joachim Rønning  •  Espen Sandberg
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Javier Bardem  •  Brenton Thwaites  •  Kaya Scodelario

Thrust into an all-new adventure, a down-on-his-luck Capt. Jack Sparrow feels the winds of ill-fortune blowing even more strongly when deadly ghost sailors led by his old nemesis, the evil Capt. Salazar, escape from the Devil's Triangle. Jack's only hope of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joachim Rønning  •  Espen Sandberg
CAST:  Johnny Depp  •  Javier Bardem  •  Brenton Thwaites  •  Kaya Scodelario

Max Manus: Man of War (2008)

Max Manus is a Norwegian 2008 biographic war film based on the real events of the life of resistance fighter Max Manus (1914–96), after his contribution in the Winter War against the Soviet Union. The story follows Manus through the outbreak of World War II in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joachim Rønning  •  Espen Sandberg
CAST:  Aksel Hennie  •  Agnes Kittelsen  •  Nicolai Cleve Broch  •  Knut Joner

Max Manus is a Norwegian 2008 biographic war film based on the real events of the life of resistance fighter Max Manus (1914–96), after his contribution in the Winter War against the Soviet Union. The story follows Manus through the outbreak of World War II in ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joachim Rønning  •  Espen Sandberg
CAST:  Aksel Hennie  •  Agnes Kittelsen  •  Nicolai Cleve Broch  •  Knut Joner

The Cubist (2007)

Kubisten is the story of a man who is so rigid that all and everything square attracts him. One day he meets a woman and discovers that the shape of love is round.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joachim Rønning
CAST:  Espen Eckbo  •  Hilde Louise Asbjørnsen

Kubisten is the story of a man who is so rigid that all and everything square attracts him. One day he meets a woman and discovers that the shape of love is round.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joachim Rønning
CAST:  Espen Eckbo  •  Hilde Louise Asbjørnsen

Micro

A group of graduate students are lured to Hawaii to work for a mysterious biotech company — only to find themselves miniaturized and cast out into the rainforest, with nothing but their scientific expertise and wits to protect them.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joachim Rønning
CAST: 

A group of graduate students are lured to Hawaii to work for a mysterious biotech company — only to find themselves miniaturized and cast out into the rainforest, with nothing but their scientific expertise and wits to protect them.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joachim Rønning
CAST: 

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019)

Maleficent and her goddaughter Aurora begin to question the complex family ties that bind them as they are pulled in different directions by impending nuptials, unexpected allies, and dark new forces at play.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joachim Rønning
CAST:  Angelina Jolie  •  Elle Fanning  •  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  Harris Dickinson

Maleficent and her goddaughter Aurora begin to question the complex family ties that bind them as they are pulled in different directions by impending nuptials, unexpected allies, and dark new forces at play.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joachim Rønning
CAST:  Angelina Jolie  •  Elle Fanning  •  Michelle Pfeiffer  •  Harris Dickinson

Young Woman and The Sea

Traces the story of the record-making swimmer's successful 1926 crossing of the English Channel, offering insight into the significance of her accomplishment, the personal price she paid for her achievement, and her abrupt subsequent departure from the public eye.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joachim Rønning
CAST:  Daisy Ridley

Traces the story of the record-making swimmer's successful 1926 crossing of the English Channel, offering insight into the significance of her accomplishment, the personal price she paid for her achievement, and her abrupt subsequent departure from the public eye.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joachim Rønning
CAST:  Daisy Ridley