It's New Year's Eve. Three drunkards evoke a legend. The legend tells that the last person to die in a year, if he is a great sinner, will have to drive during the whole year the Phantom Chariot, that picks up the souls of the dead.

  1. Victor Sjöström

    Director, Writer

  2. Selma Lagerlöf


Top Billed Cast

  1. Victor Sjöström

    Victor Sjöström

    David Holm

  2. Hilda Borgström

    Hilda Borgström

    David Holm's Wife

  3. Tore Svennberg

    Tore Svennberg


  4. Astrid Holm

    Sister Edit

  5. Concordia Selander

    Edit's Mother

Full Cast & Crew

The Phantom Carriage
The Phantom Carriage



Original Title Körkarlen

Status Released

Release Information

  • June 4, 1922


    Some material may not be suitable for children under 10. These films may contain some mild language, crude/suggestive humor, scary moments and/or violence. No drug content is present. There are a few exceptions to this rule. A few racial insults may also be heard.

Original Language Swedish

Runtime 1h 43m

Budget -

Revenue -



Content Score


Yes! Looking good!

Top Contributors

Popularity Trend

By signing up for an account on TMDb, you can post directly to Twitter and Facebook.

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.


s focus the search bar
p open profile menu
esc close an open window
? open keyboard shortcut window

On media pages

b go back (or to parent when applicable)
e go to edit page

On TV season pages

(right arrow) go to next season
(left arrow) go to previous season

On TV episode pages

(right arrow) go to next episode
(left arrow) go to previous episode

On all image pages

a open add image window

On all edit pages

t open translation selector
ctrl+ s submit form

On discussion pages

n create new discussion
w toggle watching status
p toggle public/private
c toggle close/open
a open activity
r reply to discussion
l go to last reply
ctrl+ enter submit your message
(right arrow) next page
(left arrow) previous page