Brannigan (Wellborn 1975, John Wayne, Richard Attenborough)

Brannigan (Wellborn 1975, John Wayne, Richard Attenborough)

Action crime drama that has Irish-American detective Jim Brannigan (John Wayne) of the Chicago Police Department traveling to England to retrieve a career criminal (John Vernon). With the aid of an old-fashioned Scotland Yard official (Richard Attenborough) and a self-assured female constable (Judy Geeson), Brannigan fully intends to recapture the gangster, even if his methods conflict with those of his British assistants.

Involved in the script was Christopher Trumbo, the son of former blacklisted writer Dalton Trumbo.

Also known as Joe Battle.

production info

  • Year of Release: 1975
  • Country: UK, USA | Wellborn
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 111 minutes

John Wayne

Lt. Brannigan

Judy Geeson


Mel Ferrer


John Vernon


John Stride

Insp. Traven

James Booth


Ralph Meeker

Capt. Moretti

Pauline Delaney

Mrs Cooper

Del Henney


Brian Glover