Journalist Mikael Blomkvist is aided in his search for a woman who has been missing for forty years by Lisbeth Salander, a young computer hacker.The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (original title in Swedish: Män som hatar kvinnor, “Men Who Hate Women”) is a crime novel by the Swedish author and journalist Stieg Critics Consensus: Brutal yet captivating, The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo is the result of David Fincher working at his lurid best with total role commitment from The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo is the first in the trilogy of crime novels written by Swedish journalist Stieg Larsson. Larsson wrote them during his spare time, as Scott Rudin; Ole Søndberg; Søren Stærmose; Ceán Chaffin; Screenplay by: Steven Zaillian: Based on: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg LarssonThe Girl With The Dragon Tattoo – Evil Shall With Evil Be Expelled. Directed by David Fincher and starring Daniel Craig & Rooney Mara. Based on The Millennium Trilogy Start by marking “The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (Millennium, #1)” as Want to Read:GET INFORMED. Industry information at your fingertips. GET CONNECTED. Over 200,000 Hollywood insiders. GET DISCOVERED. Enhance your IMDb Page. Go to IMDbPro »Its graphic violence and sprawling length will prove too much for some viewers to take, but Noomi Rapace’s gripping performance makes The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is the first film in Columbia Pictures’ three-picture adaptation of Stieg Larsson’s literary blockbuster The Millennium Trilogy.