Alicia Vikander

Alicia Amanda Vikander (born 3 October 1988) is a Swedish actress and former dancer. Born and raised in Gothenburg, she began acting as a child in minor stage productions at The Göteborg Opera and trained as a ballet dancer at the Royal Swedish Ballet School in Stockholm and the School of American Ballet in New York. She began her professional acting career by appearing in Swedish short films and television series and first gained recognition in Northern Europe for her role as Josefin Björn-Tegebrandt in the TV drama Andra Avenyn (2008–10). Vikander made her feature film debut in Pure (2010), for which she won the Guldbagge Award for Best Actress. She attracted widespread recognition in 2012 for portraying Princess Ekaterina "Kitty" Alexandrovna Shcherbatskaya in Joe Wright's film adaptation of Anna Karenina and Queen Caroline Mathilde in the acclaimed Danish film A Royal Affair, receiving a BAFTA Rising Star Award nomination. She went on to star in the 2013 Swedish drama film Hotell and appeared in the Julian Assange-biopic The Fifth Estate that same year. In 2014 and 2015, Vikander achieved global recognition and acclaim for her roles as activist Vera Brittain in Testament of Youth, a humanoid robot in Ex Machina (for which she was nominated for the Golden Globe and BAFTA Award for Best Supporting Actress) and painter Gerda Wegener in The Danish Girl, for which she received the Academy Award and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Best Supporting Actress, among other ...

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A Royal Affair (2012)

DramaticCharmingHeartbreakingCrude

A young queen falls in love with her physician, and they start a revolution that changes their nation forever.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nikolaj Arcel
CAST:  Mads Mikkelsen  •  David Dencik  •  Alicia Vikander  •  Mikkel Boe Følsgaard

A young queen falls in love with her physician, and they start a revolution that changes their nation forever.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Nikolaj Arcel
CAST:  Mads Mikkelsen  •  David Dencik  •  Alicia Vikander  •  Mikkel Boe Følsgaard

Pure (2009)

Katarina is 20 years old. With a troubled past in a dreary suburb, her life seems to be already set in stone - until she discovers music. Everything changes when she hears a performance of Mozart’s 'Requiem' at the Gothenburg Concert Hall that sends her reeling and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lisa Langseth
CAST:  Alicia Vikander  •  Samuel Fröler  •  Isabella Alveborg  •  Josephine Bauer

Katarina is 20 years old. With a troubled past in a dreary suburb, her life seems to be already set in stone - until she discovers music. Everything changes when she hears a performance of Mozart’s 'Requiem' at the Gothenburg Concert Hall that sends her reeling and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lisa Langseth
CAST:  Alicia Vikander  •  Samuel Fröler  •  Isabella Alveborg  •  Josephine Bauer

The Fifth Estate (2013)

A look at the relationship between WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and his early supporter and eventual colleague Daniel Domscheit-Berg, and how the website's growth and influence led to an irreparable rift between the two friends.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Condon
CAST:  Benedict Cumberbatch  •  Dan Stevens  •  Daniel Brühl  •  Alicia Vikander

A look at the relationship between WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and his early supporter and eventual colleague Daniel Domscheit-Berg, and how the website's growth and influence led to an irreparable rift between the two friends.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bill Condon
CAST:  Benedict Cumberbatch  •  Dan Stevens  •  Daniel Brühl  •  Alicia Vikander

Son of a Gun (2014)

Locked up for a minor crime, 19 year old JR quickly learns the harsh realities of prison life. Protection, if you can get it, is paramount. JR soon finds himself under the watchful eye of Australia's most notorious criminal, Brendan Lynch, but protection comes at a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julius Avery
CAST:  Ewan McGregor  •  Brenton Thwaites  •  Alicia Vikander  •  Matt Nable

Locked up for a minor crime, 19 year old JR quickly learns the harsh realities of prison life. Protection, if you can get it, is paramount. JR soon finds himself under the watchful eye of Australia's most notorious criminal, Brendan Lynch, but protection comes at a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Julius Avery
CAST:  Ewan McGregor  •  Brenton Thwaites  •  Alicia Vikander  •  Matt Nable

Hotel (2013)

Erika is mentally bruised and starts group therapy with people seeking absolute anonymity.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lisa Langseth
CAST:  Alicia Vikander  •  David Dencik  •  Simon J. Berger  •  Mira Eklund

Erika is mentally bruised and starts group therapy with people seeking absolute anonymity.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lisa Langseth
CAST:  Alicia Vikander  •  David Dencik  •  Simon J. Berger  •  Mira Eklund

Seventh Son (2014)

John Gregory, who is a seventh son of a seventh son and also the local spook, has protected the country from witches, boggarts, ghouls and all manner of things that go bump in the night. However John is not young anymore, and has been seeking an apprentice to carry ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sergei Bodrov
CAST:  Jeff Bridges  •  Julianne Moore  •  Ben Barnes  •  Alicia Vikander

John Gregory, who is a seventh son of a seventh son and also the local spook, has protected the country from witches, boggarts, ghouls and all manner of things that go bump in the night. However John is not young anymore, and has been seeking an apprentice to carry ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sergei Bodrov
CAST:  Jeff Bridges  •  Julianne Moore  •  Ben Barnes  •  Alicia Vikander

The Crown Jewels (2011)

Fragancia is arrested for the attempted murder of Richard Persson, the son of a powerful factory owner. During the interrogation her amazing and remarkable life story is revealed. We follow her through her impoverished childhood, her adolescence where she meets the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ella Lemhagen
CAST:  Alicia Vikander  •  Bill Skarsgård  •  Björn Gustafsson  •  Michalis Koutsogiannakis

Fragancia is arrested for the attempted murder of Richard Persson, the son of a powerful factory owner. During the interrogation her amazing and remarkable life story is revealed. We follow her through her impoverished childhood, her adolescence where she meets the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ella Lemhagen
CAST:  Alicia Vikander  •  Bill Skarsgård  •  Björn Gustafsson  •  Michalis Koutsogiannakis

Anna Karenina (2012)

IntenseViolentBeautifulComplex

Trapped in a loveless marriage, aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Wright
CAST:  Keira Knightley  •  Jude Law  •  Aaron Taylor-Johnson  •  Kelly Macdonald

Trapped in a loveless marriage, aristocrat Anna Karenina enters into a life-changing affair with the affluent Count Vronsky.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Joe Wright
CAST:  Keira Knightley  •  Jude Law  •  Aaron Taylor-Johnson  •  Kelly Macdonald

The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (2015)

EnjoyableFast pacedAction-packedFun

At the height of the Cold War, a mysterious criminal organization plans to use nuclear weapons and technology to upset the fragile balance of power between the United States and Soviet Union. CIA agent Napoleon Solo and KGB agent Illya Kuryakin are forced to put ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guy Ritchie
CAST:  Henry Cavill  •  Armie Hammer  •  Alicia Vikander  •  Elizabeth Debicki

At the height of the Cold War, a mysterious criminal organization plans to use nuclear weapons and technology to upset the fragile balance of power between the United States and Soviet Union. CIA agent Napoleon Solo and KGB agent Illya Kuryakin are forced to put ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guy Ritchie
CAST:  Henry Cavill  •  Armie Hammer  •  Alicia Vikander  •  Elizabeth Debicki

My Name Is Love (2008)

Love and Sebastian meet each other by a coincidence at a street in the romantic Swedish summer night. They happen to share the same secret, but their encounter is going to cause severe consequences for the both of them. An innocent flirt soon turns in to a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Färdmar
CAST:  Adam Lundgren  •  Jonas Rimeika  •  Alicia Vikander  •  Johan Carlberg

Love and Sebastian meet each other by a coincidence at a street in the romantic Swedish summer night. They happen to share the same secret, but their encounter is going to cause severe consequences for the both of them. An innocent flirt soon turns in to a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Färdmar
CAST:  Adam Lundgren  •  Jonas Rimeika  •  Alicia Vikander  •  Johan Carlberg

The Danish Girl (2015)

When Gerda Wegener asks her husband Einar to fill in as a portrait model, Einar discovers the person she's meant to be and begins living her life as Lili Elbe. Having realized her true self and with Gerda's love and support, Lili embarks on a groundbreaking journey ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Hooper
CAST:  Eddie Redmayne  •  Alicia Vikander  •  Amber Heard  •  Matthias Schoenaerts

When Gerda Wegener asks her husband Einar to fill in as a portrait model, Einar discovers the person she's meant to be and begins living her life as Lili Elbe. Having realized her true self and with Gerda's love and support, Lili embarks on a groundbreaking journey ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom Hooper
CAST:  Eddie Redmayne  •  Alicia Vikander  •  Amber Heard  •  Matthias Schoenaerts

Testament of Youth (2014)

Dramatic

Testament of Youth is a powerful story of love, war and remembrance, based on the First World War memoir by Vera Brittain, which has become the classic testimony of that war from a woman’s point of view. A searing journey from youthful hopes and dreams to the edge ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Kent
CAST:  Alicia Vikander  •  Kit Harington  •  Hayley Atwell  •  Dominic West

Testament of Youth is a powerful story of love, war and remembrance, based on the First World War memoir by Vera Brittain, which has become the classic testimony of that war from a woman’s point of view. A searing journey from youthful hopes and dreams to the edge ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Kent
CAST:  Alicia Vikander  •  Kit Harington  •  Hayley Atwell  •  Dominic West

The Light Between Oceans (2016)

A lighthouse keeper and his wife living off the coast of Western Australia raise a baby they rescue from an adrift rowboat.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Derek Cianfrance
CAST:  Michael Fassbender  •  Alicia Vikander  •  Rachel Weisz  •  Bryan Brown

A lighthouse keeper and his wife living off the coast of Western Australia raise a baby they rescue from an adrift rowboat.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Derek Cianfrance
CAST:  Michael Fassbender  •  Alicia Vikander  •  Rachel Weisz  •  Bryan Brown

Jason Bourne (2016)

The most dangerous former operative of the CIA is drawn out of hiding to uncover hidden truths about his past.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Greengrass
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Alicia Vikander  •  Vincent Cassel

The most dangerous former operative of the CIA is drawn out of hiding to uncover hidden truths about his past.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Greengrass
CAST:  Matt Damon  •  Tommy Lee Jones  •  Alicia Vikander  •  Vincent Cassel

Burnt (2015)

Adam Jones is a Chef who destroyed his career with drugs and diva behavior. He cleans up and returns to London, determined to redeem himself by spearheading a top restaurant that can gain three Michelin stars.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Wells
CAST:  Bradley Cooper  •  Sienna Miller  •  Lily James  •  Alicia Vikander

Adam Jones is a Chef who destroyed his career with drugs and diva behavior. He cleans up and returns to London, determined to redeem himself by spearheading a top restaurant that can gain three Michelin stars.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Wells
CAST:  Bradley Cooper  •  Sienna Miller  •  Lily James  •  Alicia Vikander

Ingrid Bergman: In Her Own Words (2015)

A personal portrait of mythical and controversial actress Ingrid Bergman based on her many home movies and diaries.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stig Björkman
CAST:  Alicia Vikander  •  Isabella Rossellini  •  Roberto Rossellini  •  Isotta Rossellini

A personal portrait of mythical and controversial actress Ingrid Bergman based on her many home movies and diaries.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stig Björkman
CAST:  Alicia Vikander  •  Isabella Rossellini  •  Roberto Rossellini  •  Isotta Rossellini

Ex Machina (2015)

FuturisticDisturbing

Caleb, a coder at the world's largest internet company, wins a competition to spend a week at a private mountain retreat belonging to Nathan, the reclusive CEO of the company. But when Caleb arrives at the remote location he finds that he will have to participate ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Garland
CAST:  Domhnall Gleeson  •  Alicia Vikander  •  Oscar Isaac  •  Sonoya Mizuno

Caleb, a coder at the world's largest internet company, wins a competition to spend a week at a private mountain retreat belonging to Nathan, the reclusive CEO of the company. But when Caleb arrives at the remote location he finds that he will have to participate ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Garland
CAST:  Domhnall Gleeson  •  Alicia Vikander  •  Oscar Isaac  •  Sonoya Mizuno

Game of Bitches (2011)

Around the table, three young women engaged in a real Cold War. Lisa, loving, expecting her man wisely; Alicia, the revolt, blamed a lack of independence. Charlotte, middle, is witness this duel rages contained and underlying tensions.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Khajag Soudjian
CAST:  Alicia Vikander  •  Marie-Astrid Jamois  •  Julie Prendiville Roux

Around the table, three young women engaged in a real Cold War. Lisa, loving, expecting her man wisely; Alicia, the revolt, blamed a lack of independence. Charlotte, middle, is witness this duel rages contained and underlying tensions.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Khajag Soudjian
CAST:  Alicia Vikander  •  Marie-Astrid Jamois  •  Julie Prendiville Roux

Susan's Longing (2009)

Susan is longing for her boyfriend Anders who is away on business. Isolated in the flat they recently moved into, she has got the feeling that someone is visiting the apartment during night-time, and she has nightmares about living in the streets searching for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kristian A. Söderström
CAST:  Michaela Berner  •  Alicia Vikander  •  Ennio Midena  •  Anette Sevreus

Susan is longing for her boyfriend Anders who is away on business. Isolated in the flat they recently moved into, she has got the feeling that someone is visiting the apartment during night-time, and she has nightmares about living in the streets searching for ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kristian A. Söderström
CAST:  Michaela Berner  •  Alicia Vikander  •  Ennio Midena  •  Anette Sevreus

Standing Outside Doors (2006)

A young woman is plagued by suspicions during her vacation to Italy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stefano Rolando
CAST:  Alicia Vikander  •  Maria Fahl-Vikander  •  Eduard Lindblom  •  Rosella Paganoni

A young woman is plagued by suspicions during her vacation to Italy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stefano Rolando
CAST:  Alicia Vikander  •  Maria Fahl-Vikander  •  Eduard Lindblom  •  Rosella Paganoni
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