Harry Brown

Harry Brown

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Average of 674 ratings: 3.6 Stars

2009 M Contains violence, offensive language, drug use and sex scenes.

Every man has a breaking point

When a crew of drug-dealing gang members takes the life of his only friend, Leonard (David Bradley), retired Marine and widower Harry Brown (Michael Caine) decides to take the law into his own hands -- but his old-school training might be outmatched.

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102 minutes

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2.35:1 Widescreen 16x9 Enhanced
English for the hearing impaired
English Dolby Digital 5.1 & DTS 5.1

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1080p High Definition Widescreen 16x9 2.35:1
English for the hearing impaired
English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 & Dolby TrueHD 5.1

21 Member Reviews Write a review

4 by Worpet

Brilliant, exciting and Michael Caine just plays his part so well.

5 by loving this fatso

I don't know why this movie isn't an award winner, I found it totally absorbing, disturbing, horrifying even ... Michael Caine at his absolute best. So sad and unfair to think that people actually have to live like this.

4 by FatSprat

A gritty and bleak movie about an lonely old man living on a housing estate dominated by violent crackhead gangs. Michael Caine is brilliant as usual. The sense of realism created by clever directing... Read more

4.5 by bimbam

Excellent. Tight, concise direction, conveying the violence and underworld of drugs with its consequences. Caine is superb as Harry. Story simple but brilliant. Totally unsentimental and brutally straightforward. Get this one!

3 by nay82

Have to agree with the expert review - not as good as expected. Well acted and gritty but really slow to get started and doesn't really get much more pace throughout.

5 by Hotshotnz

Great movie - excellent acting supported by gritty atmosphere and location. Absorbing and shocking right to the end.

4 by Chrisam:)

Slow to start but got a lot better. Worth getting. MD was great in this movie.

4 by Tubbs

Stand out performances from the two leads plus Harris & Creed-Miles (best scene deleted). A near classic - body count a couple too high.Watch Caine's interview about his roots if available

3 by qofd

A dark and violent movie. Caine played his part expertly. Didn't rate it higher just because of the disturbingly violent nature of the movie.

4 by Maggiesub

Ah... it is so good to watch a movie where the baddies get their come-uppences! So smug and yet done-in by an old 'past his use by date' pensioner. It was quite slow throughout but it was a suspenseful... Read more