Get Carter (1971)

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Get Carter
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Theatrical poster
Country UKD.jpg United Kingdom
Directed by Mike Hodges
Release Date 1971
Language English
Studio Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer British Studios
Distributor Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
Main Cast
Character Actor
Jack Carter Michael Caine
Eric Paice Ian Hendry
Anna Britt Ekland
Cyril Kinnear John Osborne
Peter George Sewell
Keith Alun Armstrong


Get Carter is a 1971 crime film starring Michael Caine as Jack Carter, an enforcer for some London mobsters who seeks revenge after being set up. The film was an adaptation of author Ted Lewis' novel Jack's Return Home. A remake starring Sylvester Stallone as Carter and Michael Caine as a different character was released in 2000.


The following weapons were used in the film Get Carter (1971):

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SPOILERS.jpg WARNING! THIS PAGE CONTAINS SPOILERS!


Pistols

SIG P210

Jack Carter (Michael Caine) carries a SIG P210 as his sidearm, using it mostly during the gunfight on the ferry.

SIG P210 9x19mm
Carter fires his SIG P210 at Peter on the ferry.
Carter holds his pistol while exchanging fire with Peter.
Carter aims his SIG P210 on the ferry.
Carter holds his pistol on Margaret (Dorothy White).

Walther PP

Con McCarty (George Sewell) appears to pull a Walther PP. Jack Carter (Michael Caine) takes the pistol from him.

Walther PP Pistol - .32 ACP.
Con McCarthy (George Sewell) appears to pull a Walther PP.
Jack holds the shotgun on McCarty.
Jack takes the pistol.

Shotguns

12 Gauge Double Barreled Shotgun

Jack Carter (Michael Caine) finds a 12 Gauge Double Barreled Shotgun in his dead brother's house, and decides to take it. What's interesting is that, despite the fact he's extensively seen with the shotgun, he does not fire it in the film.

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Jack Carter (Michael Caine) finds his brother's shotgun and a box of shells.
Carter forces Peter and Con McCarthy (George Sewell) out of his Newcastle apartment with his shotgun while au naturel.
Highlight for Spoilers: Carter confronts Eric (Ian Hendry) at the end of the film.

Remington Model 31

Peter (Tony Beckley) uses what appears to be a Remington Model 31 shotgun with a shortened barrel and pistol grip in the gunfight with Carter on the ferry. Numerous posters for the film feature Carter with the same shotgun, but these images were taken from publicity photos as Carter doesn't use the shotgun in the film.

Remington Model 31 Field Model
Peter (Tony Beckley) uses the shotgun. Note the shotgun appears to have an ejection port on the side.
Peter prepares to reload his shotgun.
Publicity photo of Carter holding the shotgun (he doesn't use it in the film).

Rifles

Remington Model 700

The assassin 'J' uses a Remington Model 700 sniper rifle at the end of the film.

Remington Model 700 .308 Winchester
'J' takes aim at Carter.



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