Lists  Reviews  Images  Update feed
MoviesTV ShowsMusicBooksGamesDVDs/Blu-RayPeopleArt & DesignPlacesWeb TV & PodcastsToys & CollectiblesComic Book SeriesBeautyAnimals   View more categories »
Listal logo

Ratcatcher (1999)

7.2 Rating
(71 ratings)
7.5 IMDB rating
Your Rating:

Add to favorites
Directed by

Starring (View all)
Lynne Ramsay Jr. Lynne Ramsay Jr.
Anne Marie
Leanne Mullen Leanne Mullen
Margaret Anne
John Miller John Miller
Jackie Quinn Jackie Quinn
Mrs. Quinn

Written by
Lynne Ramsay Lynne Ramsay
(written by)


144 votes
Good Films You May Not Have Seen (96 items)
list by moviebuff15
Published 7 years ago 27 comments
116 votes
The Most Influential Movies (39 items)
list by drugs
Published 7 years, 12 months ago 17 comments
97 votes
6,006 Movies to Experience B4 Death... (5985 items)
list by ToonHead2102
Published 7 years ago 11 comments
94 votes
Listal's 100 Most Underrated Films (402 items)
list by Coby
Published 6 years, 3 months ago 83 comments
85 votes
Downers... (93 items)
list by moviebuff15
Published 7 years, 2 months ago 10 comments

View all Ratcatcher lists (41 more)

Ratcatcher Videos


106 Views, 1 votes

Added 7 years ago

Cover art, photos and screenshots

2 votes
1 vote
1 vote
1 vote
1 vote

View all Ratcatcher pictures (39 more)


A brilliant debut

10 years, 2 months ago at Apr 22 21:06
Lynne Ramsay's debut feature is a stylish, gritty slice of realism that is so strikingly shot you forget that you're watching a film. I wish I hadn't took so long to get around to seeing Ratcatcher, that is my only regret.
View all Ratcatcher reviews
Description: Glasgow, summer, 1973. Dustmen are striking; bags of garbage add to the blight of council flats and a fetid canal. Ryan, who's about 12, drowns during a play fight with his neighbor, the jug-eared James. James runs home, a flat where he lives with his often-drunk da, his ma, and sisters, who live in hope of moving to newly-built council flats. The slice-of-life, coming-of-age story follows James as he tags along with the older lads; has a friendship with his quirky wee rodent-loving neighbor, Kenny; spends time with Margaret Anne, myopic, slightly older, the local sexual punching bag; and, has a moment or two of joy. The strike ... (more)
Release date: 12 November 1999
UPC: 037429171820
Tags: Glasgow (6), Poverty (5), Drama (5), Drowning (3), Social Commentary (3), 1999 (3), Coming Of Age (3), Alcoholism (2), Speech Impediment (2), 1990s (2), UK (2), (2), Scotland (2), Depressing (1), Disturbing (1), Baloon (1), Sad (1), Garbage Strike (1), Suicide (1), Death Of Friend (1)
My tags: Add tags
Add to list
Not interested

Add Review

English only, other review rules - Big post screen

Update feed

jazzybop voted for 13 images [View All] 3 months, 3 weeks ago

milica added this to a list 4 months, 1 week ago
milica posted 28 images [View All] 4 months, 1 week ago

Leviathan added this to a list 4 months, 3 weeks ago
Criterion (961 movies items)
ghostof added this to a list 5 months, 1 week ago
Film Diary of 2018 (79 movies items)
ghostof voted for an image 5 months, 1 week ago

ghostof added this to a list 5 months, 1 week ago
Life in Films (170 movies items)
LBKittyofHell added this to a list 1 year, 9 months ago

Insert image

drop image here
(or click)
or enter URL:
 link image?  square?

Insert video

Format block