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Get Carter (2000)

 -  Action | Crime | Drama  -  6 October 2000 (USA)
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Years ago, Jack Carter left his Seattle home to become a Las Vegas mob casino financial enforcer. He returns for the funeral of his brother Richard 'Richie' after a car crash during a storm... See full summary »

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Years ago, Jack Carter left his Seattle home to become a Las Vegas mob casino financial enforcer. He returns for the funeral of his brother Richard 'Richie' after a car crash during a storm, atypical of the careful house-father. Talking to the widow, daughter Doreen and enigmatic Geraldine, Jack suspects it was murder. Cliff Brumby, whose club Richie ran, is financially linked to porn and prostitution baron Cyrus Paice, who claims to be just a front-man for ITC tycoon Jeremy Kinnear. Someone hired goon Thorpey to make Jack return to Las Vegas. There Jack's partner Les Fletcher is restless, apparently about their boss Con McCarty whose wife had an affair with Jack. Someone breaks into Richie's home, looking for a crucial CD. Written by KGF Vissers

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Rated R for violence, language, some sexuality and drug content | See all certifications »

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Carter - A Vida é Dura  »

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Budget:

$40,000,000 (estimated)

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$6,637,830 (USA) (6 October 2000)

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$14,967,182 (USA) (8 December 2000)
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Trivia

Michael Caine, who plays Cliff Brumby in this film, played Jack Carter in the original Get Carter (1971). See more »

Goofs

During the chase, Carter pushes sideways a towed car with his Cadillac. Carter's car escapes undamaged. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Jack Carter: Hello, Mr. Davis. My name is Jack Carter, and you don't want to know me.
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Opening quote: "That's all we expect of man, this side the grave: his good is - knowing he is bad." --Robert Browning See more »

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Falling
Performed by Soma Sonic
Produced by Soma Sonic
Written by Francois Paterson, Dominic Paterson, 'Katalin Kiss' and 'Amanda Weiss'
Published by Subsonic Recordings
Courtesy of Sonic Images
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25 April 2001 | by (san diego) – See all my reviews

Sly looked cool and tough in the trailer and the poster and the cover of the video box. He's a little girlie man in the movie. This is one of the worst "action" movies ever made. The director didn't know how to move it along. It reminded me of a cheap movie called "the swap" which was called something else and had footage of a young Robert DeNiro in it. You know the movie I'm talking about, you saw it at Suncoast for $6.99 and almost bought it because it had a big picture of Robert DeNiro on it. THAT movie is better than this.

Really, I'm not kidding. DO NOT SEE THIS MOVIE.


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