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Old 12-07-2012, 06:22 PM #7
!! Anorak
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Get Carter (1971)
Michael Caine has had all of his classic movies remade in Hollywood over the last few years - Alfie (1966) and The Italian Job (1969) might also make this list - and this one was made into a mediocre but passable Stallone vehicle a dozen years ago.

Forget the 2000 "remake", this is a bleak, amoral tale that didn't do great business as the backers weren't sure how to market it. An embittered hitman returns to his home town for revenge of his brother's death. I won't say anymore as it'll spoil the plot, but it's well worth a look. ****s.
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