George, after getting out of prison, begins looking for a job, but his time in prison has reduced his stature in the criminal underworld. The only job he can find is to be a driver for Simone, a beautiful high-priced call girl, with whom he forms an at first grudging, and then real affection. Only Simone's playing a dangerous game, and when George agrees to help her, they both end up in a huge amount of trouble with Mortwell, the local kingpin. Written by
She was a tart. He was an ex-con. And she was about to shatter his life forever.
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Did You Know?
The title and lyrics of the film's source "Mona Lisa" song sung by Nat 'King' Cole
and heard throughout the movie refer to Leonardo Da Vinci's renaissance portrait painting "Mona Lisa", which can be seen on Thomas (Robbie Coltrane
)'s refrigerator about ten minutes into the film. See more
When George and Thomas talk about nuns in disguise, George's cup changes hands between shots. See more
[at her front door, to George
Yeah? Do you want mum?
References Get Carter
By Jay Livingston
and Ray Evans
Used by permission of Famous Music Corporation
Performed by Nat 'King' Cole
Original sound recording owned and controlled by Capitol Records Inc. See more