Harry Brown [Blu-ray] [2009]

  • SKU: 1164895
  • Release Date: 08/31/2010
  • Rating: R
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Ratings & Reviews


Overall Customer Rating:
100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (2 out of 2)

Special Features


  • Discover more about Harry Brown's unique style of vigilante justice with Deleted Scenes and Commentary with the Filmmaker's and Cast

Synopsis


Harry Brown
Academy Award nominee Daniel Barber (The Tonto Woman) makes his feature directorial debut with this gritty critique on contemporary British society starring Michael Caine as an elderly shut-in who's spurred to action by a senseless act of violence. Harry Brown (Caine) resides in a desolate public-housing apartment block as his sickly wife lies dying in a local hospital. He spends most of his days in solitude, only getting out to play the occasional game of chess at a nearby pub with his best friend, Leonard (David Bradley). The days of basic human decency seem to be a thing of the past, because in recent years barbarous drug dealers and gangsters have overtaken the dilapidated complex. Killing is a way of life for these young thugs, and as a result overburdened detectives Frampton (Emily Mortimer) and Hicock (Charlie Creed-Miles) are essentially relegated to knocking on doors and notifying parents when their children have been killed in the latest fracas, instead of investigating the crimes and jailing the guilty parties. When Leonard is murdered just feet from his own apartment, former Royal Marine Harry utilizes the skills he learned while fighting the IRA to take on the aggressive chavs who have intimidated the police into inaction. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

Cast & Crew


  • Michael Caine
    Michael Caine - Harry Brown
  • Emily Mortimer
    Emily Mortimer - D.I. Frampton
  • Charlie Creed-Miles
    Charlie Creed-Miles - D.I. Hicock
  • Ben Drew
    Ben Drew - Noel Winters
  • Liam Cunningham
    Liam Cunningham - Sid Rourke



Overall customer rating

5
100%
would recommend to a friend
  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Michael Caine's BEST movie!

    Posted
    CapeKen

    This movie will absolutey floor you. If you have faith that Good will win out over the Bad in this life, then you will love this film. The acting of every singer actor and actressin this movie is superior and convincing. You detest the bad guys and love the lead character, Harry Brown. Highest accolades to Michael Cain and the supporting cast. You will want to own this movie to watch it over and over.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    solid revenge thriller

    Posted
    kingbutcher
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    michael caine gets his revenge in an amazing film.

    I would recommend this to a friend



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