In the film Swordfish, Axel Torvalds is the worlds most wanted hacker. Charged with 24 counts of Electronic Crime in seven different countries. In this movie made by Time Warner, Torvalds is a cocky Finn, who speaks German as a first language instead of Finnish, and gets a bullet in the forehead while being an ass in front of a one way mirror. In the film he is killed by Shear's mercenarys so he does not reveal to the FBI all he knows about Gabriel Shear. Such as the fact the fact that he and Shear are actually working for Senator Reisman.