Brannigan (1975)

This offbeat John Wayne vehicle casts the Duke as Detective Jim Brannigan, an Irish-American detective at large in London. After the requisite culture-clash routines, it's down to business as Brannigan teams with Scotland Yard official… More

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Rated: R
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Release Date: October 2, 2001
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Critic Score: 17% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Richard T. Jameson
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There's some terrific supporting material in that cast list, but everybody onscreen looks, and has excellent reason for feeling, pretty embarrassed about the whole thing.

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Emanuel Levy

A pale imitation of Eastwood's Coogan's Bluff, this is one of Wayne's worst films, a UK set thriller, reflecting the Duke's last effort to expand his range and enter into the modern era of James Bond and co.

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Dennis Schwartz
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This one is for the Wayne completist who must see all of his 142 films.

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Flixster Audience Score: 40% Flixster User Reviews
Red Lats
Fun to see the Duke as a detective instead of a cowboy. But I found the script pretty bland.
Dean McKenna
Excitement and enjoyable cops-and-robbers chase film. It's fun to see the Duke in jolly old England and the cast is outstanding.
jay nixon
Unexceptional crime thriller benefits from London location filming, a cast full of good actors and John Wayne in the lead. The main story is average but it… More
Tim Salmons
Drags a bit in spots, but it's a fun cop movie starring the Duke.