MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 1,493 this week

Harrigan (2013)

4.8
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 4.8/10 from 321 users  
Reviews: 13 user | 13 critic

Amongst the Desperation and fear growing in a crime ridden sink estate in northern England, one man becomes involved into saving what little decency and community life exists. It's the ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

Related News

Win Harrigan on DVD
| HeyUGuys.co.uk
Nlp launches Goldfinch Pictures
| ScreenDaily
Film Review: 'Harrigan'
| CineVue

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 520 titles
created 17 Jun 2012
 
a list of 1821 titles
created 05 Nov 2012
 
a list of 228 titles
created 11 months ago
 
a list of 463 titles
created 10 months ago
 
a list of 2788 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Harrigan" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Harrigan (2013)

Harrigan (2013) on IMDb 4.8/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Harrigan.

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

In a city left torn by war, when a series of murders awaken dormant memories, many fear the worst. Colm Meaney ("Hell On Wheels", "Layer Cake", "Con Air") and Malcolm Sinclair ("Casino ... See full summary »

Director: Nathan Todd
Stars: Colm Meaney, Malcolm Sinclair, Tommy O'Neill
Two Down (2014)
Comedy | Crime | Thriller

A routine hit goes wrong for contract killer Mr. Thomas and, injured, he makes his way to a safe-house to await his partner. When he arrives, however, he is confronted by a new tenant, ... See full summary »

Director: Matthew Butler
Stars: Conleth Hill, Alex Hassell, Tori Hart
Shifty (2008)
Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Shifty, a young crack cocaine dealer in London, sees his life quickly spiral out of control when his best friend returns home. Stalked by a customer desperate to score at all costs, and ... See full summary »

Director: Eran Creevy
Stars: Riz Ahmed, Daniel Mays, Jason Flemyng
Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  

Twenty years after Britain's most notorious gangland murders, the next generation of Essex Boys vie for control as revenge is sought by all sides.

Director: Paul Tanter
Stars: Ian Virgo, Ryan Winsley, Alex Esmail
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  

When ex-boxer Tom Sheridan agrees to hire his strip club out to lifelong friend and colleague Ian Levine he soon discovers the private party involves something so atrocious that it sparks a bloody feud between the two old friends.

Director: Peter Stylianou
Stars: Michael McKell, Ian Pirie, Emma Barton
The Rise (2012)
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A young man recently released from prison recruits his three best friends to rob the local drug kingpin who is responsible for his incarceration. Can he get revenge and win back his fed-up girlfriend?

Director: Rowan Athale
Stars: Matthew Lewis, Timothy Spall, Iwan Rheon
Crime | Drama | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

In 1995, drug suppliers and career criminals Tony Tucker, Patrick Tate and Craig Rolfe were blasted to death by a shot gun whilst waiting in a Range Rover in Rettendon, Essex. The film ... See full summary »

Director: Sacha Bennett
Stars: Michael Socha, Vincent Regan, Neil Maskell
Thriller

A journalist digs deep into the world of aviation and discovers some uncomfortable truths. And a conspiracy trail dating back to 1954. But why is no one saying anything?

Director: Tristan Loraine
Stars: Marina Sirtis, Stephen Tompkinson, Rita Ramnani
I Am Soldier (2014)
Action | Thriller | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  

I Am Soldier follows Mickey Tomlinson (Tom Hughes), a military chef, who attempts the most dangerous military selection known to man: The Special Air Service (S.A.S.) selection. The S.A.S. ... See full summary »

Director: Ronnie Thompson
Stars: Duncan Casey, Lee Charles, Noel Clarke
Truckers (TV Series 2013)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Stars: Sian Breckin, John Dagleish, Jenn Murray
Raw (TV Series 2008)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
Stars: Charlene McKenna, Keith McErlean, Damon Gameau
Estranged (2015)
Thriller
Director: Adam Levins
Stars: James Cosmo, Nora-Jane Noone, Amy Manson
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Ronnie
...
Vickey Frizell
...
Dunstan
...
Gillian Kearney ...
Bridie Wheland
...
Billy Davidson
Darren Morfitt ...
Swift
...
Cole
...
Colin Moss
...
...
Vince Jenkins
Niek Versteeg ...
Gary Cole
...
Detective / Policeman / Husband / Thug / Rioter
...
Scott
Val McLane ...
Lily
Edit

Storyline

Amongst the Desperation and fear growing in a crime ridden sink estate in northern England, one man becomes involved into saving what little decency and community life exists. It's the winter of 1974 power cuts and coal strikes cripple the country, which is reduced to a 3 day working week alongside Police 'centralisation'. Everything it seems is falling apart along with the community's only hope and protector, the nearly retired Detective Sergeant Barry Harrigan. Written by Vince Woods

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

Policing his way See more »

Genres:

Action | Crime

Edit

Details

Official Sites:

| |  »

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

20 September 2013 (UK)  »

Box Office

Budget:

£1,300,900 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Surprisingly good film
30 September 2013 | by (Newcastle upon Tyne) – See all my reviews

I don't know who Jessica Lear is, but either she was watching a different film or she has a personal grudge against someone in the crew. A gritty, believable story, well shot, well researched locations, with characters you can really feel for and understand. The authentic 70s feel of the film, right down to the cinematography, is perfect. The dark, brooding undercurrent of the film encapsulates well the desperate and depressing mood the UK, and particularly the north, was suffering in the mid-seventies, without masking the human story behind the main characters. The touches of humour, just took the hard edge off the violence, and strong visual and audible content, to make this a thoroughly enjoyable film, well worth going to see. The storyline and the characters have enough mileage left in them for a sequel or TV series to follow. Good luck to all involved, it is heartening to see a good British film without the mockney mafia involved.


11 of 17 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Win 'Harrigan' on DVD Britflicks
Discuss Harrigan (2013) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?