|Get Carter 1971 R, 111 min.|
Genre: Drama / Action / Thriller
aka: Get Smart
Director: Mike Hodges
Cast: Michael Caine, Ian Hendry, Britt Ekland, John Osborne, Tony Beckley, George Sewell, Geraldine Moffat, Dorothy White, Rosemarie Dunham, Alun Armstrong, Petra Markham, Bryan Mosley, Terence Rigby, Glynn Edwards, Bernard Hepton
London mobster Jack Carter (Michael Caine) heads to Newcastle to arrange for his brother's funeral. It soon becomes evident that the brother was murdered, and the ruthless Carter sets out for revenge in the underworld of Newcastle. Remade the following year (under the title "Hit Man") and again in 2000 (in which Michael Caine had a small part).
|Get Smart 2008 PG-13, 110 min.|
Genre: Action / Comedy / Drama
Director: Peter Segal
Cast: Steve Carell, Anne Hathaway, Dwayne Johnson, Alan Arkin, Terence Stamp, Terry Crews, David Koechner, James Caan, Bill Murray, Patrick Warburton, Masi Oka, Nate Torrence, Ken Davitian, David S. Lee, Dalip Singh
Russia's KAOS boss Siegfried (Terence Stamp) attacks CONTROL's headquarters and creates a huge security leak revealing the cover of CONTROL's agents. CONTROL's Chief (Alan Arkin) teams the agency's star analyst Maxwell Smart (Steve Carell) with superspy Agent 99 (Anne Hathaway) and sends them to Russia to investigate. Supporting them at home is Agent 23 (Dwayne Johnson) who is now known by KAOS and would not be able to work undercover there. Smart bumbles his way through the investigation, but he and Agent 99 uncover a plot to smuggle nuclear material and then return to the United States to save the world.
|Get Carter (1971)|
|Oscars: Best Supporting Actor for Hannah and Her Sisters (1986), Best Supporting Actor for The Cider House Rules (1999)|
|Get Smart (2008)|
|Oscar: Best Supporting Actor for Little Miss Sunshine (2006)|
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