The Seventh Seal Trailer & Clips


The Seventh Seal (also know as Det sjunde inseglet) full movie is released on Oct 13, 1958. Watch The Seventh Seal online - the Swedish Drama movie from Sweden , which has achieved a worldwide gross of $311,212. The Seventh Seal is directed by Ingmar Bergman and created by Ingmar Bergman with Gunnar Björnstrand and Bengt Ekerot. The Seventh Seal is available online on HBO Max and HBO Max Amazon Channel.

A Knight and his squire are home from the crusades. Black Death is sweeping their country. As they approach home, Death appears to the knight and tells him it is his time. The knight challenges Death to a chess game for his life. The Knight and Death play as the cultural turmoil envelopes the people around them as they try, in different ways, to deal with the upheaval the plague has caused.

As know as:

Det sjunde inseglet, Det sjunde inseglet, Det Sjunde Inseglet, Седмият печат, Det syvende innseglet

Release Date:

Oct 13, 1956

Release Date (Streaming):

Dec 04, 2007




Swedish, Latin

Stream Service:

Criterion Collection, Embassy Pictures, Janus Films

Production Companies:

Svensk Filmindustri (SF)

Gross worldwide:



A film of visual scope, of imaginative concept, of powerful content, written and directed by Ingmar Bergman, twice honored by the Interational Jury at the Cannes Film Festival 1956,1957


Jonas Mekas
Village Voice
Obsessed with the ideas of love, life, death, good and evil, [Bergman] mediates as he goes, taking in symbols, in parables and images that are often of breathtaking beauty.
by rottentomatoes, Apr 20, 2022
Elliott Stein
Village Voice
Bergman's visually striking medieval morality play [was] the work that gained him an international reputation.
by rottentomatoes, Jul 23, 2013
Eric Henderson
Slant Magazine
Swedish cinema titan Ingmar Bergman's mopey/earthy 1957 breakthrough The Seventh Seal may have done more than any other film to popularize and demonize the notion of world cinema as the boutique of the cultural intelligentsia.
by rottentomatoes, Jun 15, 2009

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