Get Carter is a 1971 British crime movie directed by Mike Hodges and starring Michael Caine, Ian Hendry, Britt Ekland, John Osborne and Bryan Mosley. It was filmed in and around Newcastle upon Tyne, Gateshead and County Durham.
The movie is about a London gangster, Jack Carter (Caine), who travels back to his home town to discover more about his brother Frank's supposedly accidental death. Suspecting foul play, and with vengeance on his mind, he investigates.
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