History Film / HarryBrown

18th Feb '18 1:31:18 PM AFP
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* RecklessGunUsage: Most of the thugs are ridiculously negligent with their firearms - the drug dealer who Harry goes to buy weapons from takes the cake, though.

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* RecklessGunUsage: Most of the thugs are ridiculously negligent with their firearms - the drug dealer who Harry goes to buy weapons from takes the cake, though.though, given that he uses his pistol as a pipe, stuffing it with weed before sucking the smoke up through the barrel.


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* TooDumbToLive: One thug uses his pistol as a pipe, stuffing weed into the chamber so he can light it up and suck the fumes through the barrel. Inevitably, when Harry makes his move moments later, the pistol misfires.
5th Jan '18 8:41:01 PM Orbiting
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* ChekhovsGun: In the film's climax: [[spoiler: Frampton's radio, which she briefly uses to try and call for help before Noel attacks her. The camera focuses on it again when a pair of laser gun sight points appear on Sid's chest.]]

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* ChekhovsGun: ChekhovsGun:
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In the film's climax: [[spoiler: Frampton's radio, which she briefly uses to try and call for help before Noel attacks her. The camera focuses on it again when a pair of laser gun sight points appear on Sid's chest.]]



* UsefulNotes/CouncilEstate: The setting is a particularly run-down example; on top of that it's not too far from Michael Caine's real-life childhood neighborhood, where he's immortalized on a mural.



** AlternateCharacterInterpretation: The cops refuse to listen to Frampton because they are as frustrated at the system's failings as Harry is, and are disinclined to step in to stop his RoaringRampageOfRevenge. Detective Sergeant Hicock as much as says so towards the end.



** AlternateCharacterInterpretation: He's just detached and content to let his subordinates take care of it, see when a suspect jumps off the balcony and lands right in front of him, and he just stands there as the officers standing right next to him run over to subdue him.
17th Dec '17 10:46:12 AM DustSnitch
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Creator/MichaelCaine stars as Harry Brown, a [[BadassGrandpa widowed pensioner]] and [[RetiredBadass ex-Royal Marine]] who lives on a UsefulNotes/{{council estate}} terrorised by [[TeensAreMonsters feral teens]]. After an old friend confronts a bunch of them and is killed, he decides that enough is enough and is off to go chav-hunting. In essence, he's the British version of [[Film/DeathWish Paul Kersey]].

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Creator/MichaelCaine stars as Harry Brown, a [[BadassGrandpa widowed pensioner]] pensioner and [[RetiredBadass ex-Royal Marine]] who lives on a UsefulNotes/{{council estate}} terrorised by [[TeensAreMonsters feral teens]]. After an old friend confronts a bunch of them and is killed, he decides that enough is enough and is off to go chav-hunting. In essence, he's the British version of [[Film/DeathWish Paul Kersey]].
15th Apr '17 6:49:51 AM lolface123
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* AxCrazy: Noel Winters is a bloodthirsty, sadistic lunatic who rapes and kills for his own sick amusement.

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* AxCrazy: Noel Winters is a bloodthirsty, sadistic lunatic who rapes and kills for his own sick amusement. His [[EvilUncle uncle]] is just as much of a psychopath as his nephew is.
15th Apr '17 6:46:18 AM lolface123
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* AxCrazy: Noel Winters is a bloodthirsty, sadistic lunatic who rapes and kills for his own sick amusement.
11th Mar '17 3:00:34 PM nombretomado
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MichaelCaine stars as Harry Brown, a [[BadassGrandpa widowed pensioner]] and [[RetiredBadass ex-Royal Marine]] who lives on a UsefulNotes/{{council estate}} terrorised by [[TeensAreMonsters feral teens]]. After an old friend confronts a bunch of them and is killed, he decides that enough is enough and is off to go chav-hunting. In essence, he's the British version of [[Film/DeathWish Paul Kersey]].

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MichaelCaine Creator/MichaelCaine stars as Harry Brown, a [[BadassGrandpa widowed pensioner]] and [[RetiredBadass ex-Royal Marine]] who lives on a UsefulNotes/{{council estate}} terrorised by [[TeensAreMonsters feral teens]]. After an old friend confronts a bunch of them and is killed, he decides that enough is enough and is off to go chav-hunting. In essence, he's the British version of [[Film/DeathWish Paul Kersey]].
30th Aug '16 1:35:17 AM Morgenthaler
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* DarkerAndEdgier: Geriatric widower with a distinguished military record lives in a bad part of town that used to be a good part of town. When he's had enough of the local teenagers' shenanigans, he shows them what a tough guy really looks like. Sounds like ''GranTorino'' right? [[BloodierAndGorier No.]]

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* DarkerAndEdgier: Geriatric widower with a distinguished military record lives in a bad part of town that used to be a good part of town. When he's had enough of the local teenagers' shenanigans, he shows them what a tough guy really looks like. Sounds like ''GranTorino'' ''Film/GranTorino'' right? [[BloodierAndGorier No.]]
20th Jul '15 7:19:15 AM chrisboote
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*** Except... It's pretty clear from the paraphernalia in Harry's box that he was a Para - the knife especially - and the photograph shows a detachment in Ulster which would be quite inappropriate for Marines, so this maybe a case of Lost In Translation
6th Oct '14 3:09:51 PM Morgenthaler
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* [[spoiler:NotWithTheSafetyOnYouWont: "You've failed to maintain your weapon, son."]]

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* [[spoiler:NotWithTheSafetyOnYouWont: "You've NotWithTheSafetyOnYouWont: [[spoiler:"You've failed to maintain your weapon, son."]]
26th Jun '14 12:40:00 PM LongLiveHumour
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MichaelCaine stars as Harry Brown, a [[BadassGrandpa widowed pensioner]] and [[RetiredBadass ex-Royal Marine]] who lives on a {{council estate}} terrorised by [[TeensAreMonsters feral teens]]. After an old friend confronts a bunch of them and is killed, he decides that enough is enough and is off to go chav-hunting. In essence, he's the British version of [[Film/DeathWish Paul Kersey]].

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MichaelCaine stars as Harry Brown, a [[BadassGrandpa widowed pensioner]] and [[RetiredBadass ex-Royal Marine]] who lives on a {{council UsefulNotes/{{council estate}} terrorised by [[TeensAreMonsters feral teens]]. After an old friend confronts a bunch of them and is killed, he decides that enough is enough and is off to go chav-hunting. In essence, he's the British version of [[Film/DeathWish Paul Kersey]].
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