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Academy Award nominee Daniel Barber (Daniel Barber) makes his feature directorial debut with this gritty critique on contemporary British society starring Michael Caine as an elderly shut-in who's spurred to action by a senseless act of violence. Harry Brown (Caine) resides in a desolate public-housing apartment block as his sickly wife lies dying in a local hospital. He spends most of his days in solitude, only getting out to play the occasional game of chess at a nearby pub with his best friend, Leonard (David Bradley). The days of basic human decency seem to be a thing of the past, because in recent years barbarous drug dealers and gangsters have overtaken the dilapidated complex. Killing is a way of life for these young thugs, and as a result overburdened detectives Frampton (Emily Mortimer) and Hicock (Charlie Creed-Miles) are essentially relegated to knocking on doors and notifying parents when their children have been killed in the latest fracas, instead of investigating the crimes and jailing the guilty parties. When Leonard is murdered just feet from his own apartment, former Royal Marine Harry utilizes the skills he learned while fighting the IRA to take on the aggressive chavs who have intimidated the police into inaction. ~ Jason Buchanan, Rovi

  • Release date:April 30, 2010


Michael Caine
as Harry Brown
Emily Mortimer
as D.I. Frampton
Charlie Creed-Miles
as D.I. Hicock
Ben Drew
as Noel Winters
Liam Cunningham
as Sid Rourke
David Bradley
as Leonard Attwell
Iain Glen
as S.I. Childs
Sean Harris
as Stretch
Jack O'Connell
as Marky
Lee Oakes
as Dean
Joe Gilgun
as Kenny
Liz Daniels
as Kath
Marvin Stewart-Campbell
as Stunt Neighbour
Rad Kaim
as Doctor
Claire Hackett
as Jean Winters
Ashley McGuire
as Community WPC
Raza Jaffrey
as Father Bracken
Gary Hoptrough
as Stunt Policeman
Andy Merchant
as Stunt Policeman
Amy Steel
as Nurse #3
Andy Wareham
as Stunt Boy on Bike
Belinda McGinley
as Mother


Daniel Barber
Kris Thykier
Matthew Brown
Matthew Vaughn
Martin Ruhe
Martin Phipps
Composer (Music Score)
Matt Biffa
Musical Direction/Supervision
Ruth Barrett
Composer (Music Score)
Joe Walker
Kave Quinn
Production Designer
Chris Lowe
Art Director
Christos Michaels
Executive Producer
Steve Norris
Executive Producer
Reno Antoniades
Executive Producer
Paul Brett
Executive Producer
Tim Haslam
Executive Producer
Gemma Ryan
Set Decorator
Jane Petrie
Costume Designer
Simon Hayes
Sound/Sound Designer
Dan Hubbard
Casting Director
Jacqueline Fowler
Jacqueline Fowler
Hair Styles
Gareth Milne
Stunts Coordinator
Lucie Graves
Post Production Supervisor
Pedro Sabrosa
Visual Effects Supervisor