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A decent gritty gangland/crime drama

Advantages: Well-acted/directed, the over-60s will love it
Disadvantages: Nothing of significance

RELEASED: 1971, Cert.18 RUNNING TIME: Approx. 1hr 52mins DIRECTOR/SCREENPLAY: Mike Hodges PRODUCERS: Michael Klinger & Michael Caine MUSIC: Roy Budd MAIN CAST:- Michael Caine as Jack Carter Ian Hendry as Eric Paice John Osborne as Cyril Kinnear Bry ...

CelticSoulSister 11.08.2016 · Read full review
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You're a big man, but you're out of shape

Advantages: Hard-hitting, brutal, frighteningly realistic
Disadvantages: Some idiot remade it

Don't you just hate it when films are all sugar-coated and fluffy, when you know at the neginning that by the end of the final reel the bad guy will lose and the good guy will win the girl as well? Makes you sick, doesn't it? Well, it does tend to fill me ...

Nolly 10.04.2006 · Read full review
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Stallone Is Back to his best

Advantages: the cast
Disadvantages: fans of the original might not appreciate it

...After seeing very little of Stallone in the past few years, he is back with an adapted version of the classic movie Get Carter. For all you Stallone fans out there, you will love his new darker approach in this movie. Sporting an awful goatie, which doesn ...

dempsey_review 05.10.2005 · Read full review
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Get Carter (2000) Review

Advantages: Stallone
Disadvantages: Little Action

Despite some interesting moments between Stallone and Rouke, as well as some nice editing, this remake of the 1971 British gangster starring Michael Caine is a pretty drab affair. Many critics have argued already that this is a result of how routine the ...

andycarrington 11.08.2009 · Read full review
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A raw, tragic and memorable tale of a real life conflict

Advantages: Rambo is a great character who has aged with us all. A strong story and acting.
Disadvantages: Unfortunately based on some very tragic real life events.

...wasn't sure what to expect when this film started. Based on previous Rambo movies, I guess I was prepared to see action, lots of shouting and people running around with guns, tanks and so on and so on. Well I was right to expect those things, but w ...

Pollyanna234 16.08.2009 · Read full review
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Review of Rambo (Blu-ray)

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