Get Carter

BBFC RatingGet Carter

Showing: 27 May 2022 until 02 June 2022

Show Times

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Fri 27 May 2022
Sat 28 May 2022
Sun 29 May 2022
Mon 30 May 2022
Tue 31 May 2022
Wed 1 Jun 2022
Thu 2 Jun 2022

Certificate18
Year1971
GenreAction, Crime, Thriller
DirectorMike Hodges
WritersMike Hodges
LanguageEnglish
CountryUnited Kingdom
Running Time1HR 52MINS
SeasonMain Programme
Closed CaptioningThe 12pm screening on Sun 29 May will feature captioning.

Mike Hodges' Get Carter is back on our screens in this incredible 4K restoration. Re-discover the brilliance of Sir Michael Caine’s portrayal of one of his most famous and best-known characters.

Legendary British actor Michael Caine is Jack Carter, the London gangland enforcer who returns to his hometown of Newcastle to avenge his brother’s untimely death. Rarely has the criminal underworld been so realistically portrayed than in this 1971 masterpiece.

Director Mike Hodges also wrote the screenplay, based on the novel ‘Jack’s Return Home’ (1970) by Ted Lewis. Co-starring alongside Michael Caine are Ian Hendry, the writer John Osborne and Britt Ekland. The film’s distinctive theme tune is by Roy Budd, a jazz pianist and composer, who composed most of the soundtrack.

Shot on location, resulting in a devastatingly authentic snapshot of life in the north east of England in the late-industrial period, Get Carter remains arguably the grittiest and greatest of all British crime films.

Utilising the original 35mm camera negative, the new restoration has been approved by Mike Hodges himself. Get Carter has never looked better on screen.

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