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Brannigan (1975)

 -  Action | Comedy | Crime  -  26 March 1975 (USA)
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Jim Brannigan is sent to London to bring back an American mobster who is being held for extradition but when he arrives he has been kidnapped which was set up by his lawyer. Brannigan in ... See full summary »

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Luana (as Lesley Anne Down)
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Mrs Cooper (as Pauline Delany)
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Brian Glover ...
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Jim Brannigan is sent to London to bring back an American mobster who is being held for extradition but when he arrives he has been kidnapped which was set up by his lawyer. Brannigan in his American Irish way brings American law to the people of Scotland Yard in order to recapture this mobster with both A price tag on his head and a stuffy old London cop to contend with. Written by Christopher D. Ryan <cryan@direct.ca>

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Detective-Lieutenant Brannigan is in London...God save the Queen! See more »

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Trivia

The film proved to be one of John Wayne's least successful movies at the box office. Wayne himself said he would not have made the film if he had known McQ (1974) was only going to be a moderate success. See more »

Goofs

When Brannigan in the Ford Capri lands after jumping the open span of the Tower Bridge, the order of the cars stopped in the other direction is: 1 white unknown car, 2 red Mini, 3 black Mercedes sedan, with a green Mini several vehicles further back. (This is at 1:21:45 (US DVD) or 1:18:23 (UK DVD) of the movie.) When the Ford Capri ends up on top of the dumpster/skip and Brannigan kicks the door open, the order of the vehicles has changed to: 1 white unknown car, 2 red Mini, 3 green Mini. (This is at 1:21:53 (US DVD) or 1:18:31 (UK DVD) of the movie.) See more »

Quotes

Brannigan: [ordering breakfast at Swann's club] I'll have two eggs over easy, a side of bacon, and a short stack.
Cmdr. Charles Swann: Let me translate.
[to the waiter]
Cmdr. Charles Swann: . That will be two eggs lightly fried on both sides, a rasher of bacon, and a modest stack of pancakes.
Brannigan: But not *too* modest.
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Crazy Credits

Several of the actors who played minor parts are listed by actor's name in the opening titles but are not listed by actor's name and character's name in the closing credits. See more »

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Let the Sunshine In
Music by Galt MacDermot
Lyrics by Gerome Ragni & James Rado
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Don't sell this one short!
21 March 2002 | by (Georgia, USA) – See all my reviews

Better than average cop movie that compares favorably with "Dirty Harry" and "Sharky's Machine." Beautiful color DVD transfer in 2.35 : 1.

Beautiful photography of locations in London. Jazzy score typical of the '70s.

Action fans, crime fans, and John Wayne fans will not be disappointed.


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