Jack Carter (Michael Caine) is a cold-blooded London gangster, and not the sort of man you want to cross. When Carter's brother winds up dead, he travels to Newcastle to arrange the funeral. Convinced that his brother was murdered, Carter questions local thug Eric (Ian Hendry), who eventually leads him to kingpin Kinnear. From there, Carter carves a bloody trail of revenge through the seedy underbelly of Newcastle in search of his brother's killer.
This romantic drama by Michelangelo Antonioni follows the love life of Vittoria (Monica Vitti), a beautiful literary translator living in Rome. After splitting from her writer boyfriend, Riccardo (Francisco Rabal), Vittoria meets Piero (Alain Delon), a lively stockbroker, on the hectic floor of the Roman stock exchange. Though Vittoria and Piero begin a relationship, it is not one without difficulties, and their commitment to one another is tested during an eclipse.