Get Carter (1971) Movie Review Summary

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Jack Carter, an enforcer for a London mob, receives news of his brother Frank's death. So he goes up north to Newcastle for the funeral. But his brother's death is not the drunk driving accident reported. For one thing Frank doesn't drink, and for another, the local heavies are showing an unusual interest in Jack's presence. Jack discovers that Frank had uncovered a pornography and drug ring operating in the area into which his teenage niece had been coerced. So Jack takes his revenge. And the Newcastle mob take their revenge on Jack before the London mob can for Jack's illicit affair with the boss's girlfriend.   
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 30%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 50%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20% Time/Era of Movie:    -   1960's-1970's Misc. Plotlets    -   victim dies just after sex Crime & Police Story?    -   Yes Crime story:    -   vigilante hunting down criminal(s) Criminal enemy is...    -   drug dealers

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   criminal Age:    -   20's-30's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   British


Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK Misc setting    -   fancy mansion    -   moving train    -   building

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   gory visuals of deaths Kind of violence:    -   hand to hand    -   guns    -   knives Unusual forms of death    -   drowned    -   perforation--bullets    -   blunt clubbing (like seals) Any profanity?    -   Occasional swearing

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