About

Michael Caine is Jack Carter, a small-time hood working in London. When word reaches him of his brothers death, he travels to Newcastle to attend the funeral. Refusing to accept the police report of suicide, Carter seeks out his brother’s friends and acquaintances to learn who murdered his sibling and why. Tough gangster film with grim humour.

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Directed by

Mike Hodges

Written by

Mike Hodges (Writer)
Ted Lewis (Writer)

Runtime

112 minutes

Country

United Kingdom

Language

English

Tagline

What happens when a professional killer violates the code? Get Carter!

Cast

Keywords

pornography gangster british hitman cult film neo-noir brother gritty northern england newcastle upon tyne

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Lists

#860 on 1,000 greatest films They Shoot Pictures, Don't They?

#225 on Empire's 500 Greatest Movies Of All Time Empire

1001 Movies You Must See Before You Die Steven Jay Schneider

#16 on Top 100 British films BFI