John Wayne -Brannigan (USA 1975) - Movie Trailer

Posted: Aug 22, 2010

Brannigan (USA 1975) Directed by Douglas Hickox John Wayne as Lieutenant Jim Brannigan Tough Chicago cop Jim Brannigan (John Wayne) is sent to London to extradite a notorious American gangster, Ben Larkin (John Vernon). Brannigan is assigned a local officer, Jennifer (Judy Geeson), to help while he is in London. Before he can collect Larkin, Larkin is kidnapped, by Mel Fields (Mel Ferrer), and Brannigan spends the rest of the film running around London in search of Larkin. Whilst struggling to adapt to the British way of life, and the restrained style of policing, he employs techniques not usually seen in Britain. In the meantime, a contract has been put out on Brannigan's life by Larkin to prevent him from being extradited to the United States. The contract is picked up by Gorman (Daniel Pilon). Commander Swann (Richard Attenborough), in charge of helping Brannigan get Larkin to America, is a stuffy, upper-class, Metropolitan Police Commander who's not afraid to get his hands dirty. There is continual conflict between Brannigan and Swan about Brannigan's carrying, and use of, his handgun.