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Let Him Have It (1991)

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115 min | Crime, Drama, History

In 1950s England, slow-witted Derek Bentley (Christopher Eccleston) falls in with a group of petty criminals led by Chris Craig (Paul Reynolds), a teenager with a fondness for American gangster movies. Chris and Derek's friendship leads to...See moreIn 1950s England, slow-witted Derek Bentley (Christopher Eccleston) falls in with a group of petty criminals led by Chris Craig (Paul Reynolds), a teenager with a fondness for American gangster movies. Chris and Derek's friendship leads to their involvement in the true case which would forever shake England's belief in capital punishment. Written by Scott Renshaw See less
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$5,088
Gross (US & Canada)
$88,686
Gross (World)
$88,686
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Jan 1992 (United States)

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Tom Courtenay
William Bentley William Bentley   See fewer
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Eileen Atkins
Lillian Bentley Lillian Bentley   See fewer
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Rebecca Eccleston
Iris aged 10 Iris aged 10   See fewer
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Peter Eccleston
Derek aged 8 Derek aged 8   See fewer
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Craig Turner
Derek aged 14 Derek aged 14   See fewer
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P.J. Nicholas
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Bret Walker
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Walter Sparrow
Nightwatchman Nightwatchman   See fewer
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Christopher Eccleston
Derek Bentley Derek Bentley   See fewer
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Edward Hardwicke
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Clare Holman
Iris Bentley Iris Bentley   See fewer
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Daniel Brazier
Boy in Fairview Road Boy in Fairview Road   See fewer
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Ben Brazier
Denis Bentley Denis Bentley   See fewer
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Chris Craig Chris Craig   See fewer
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Peter Jonfield
Butcher Butcher   See fewer
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Joan Heal
Lady in Butcher's Shop Lady in Butcher's Shop   See fewer
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Jack Deam
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Mark McGann
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Mr. Craig Mr. Craig   See fewer
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7.3 / 10 | 3,059 votes