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In the Name of the Father (1993)

R 12/12/1993 (US) Drama 2h 13m

Falsely accused. Wrongly imprisoned. He fought for justice to clear his father’s name.


A small time thief from Belfast, Gerry Conlon, is falsely implicated in the IRA bombing of a pub that kills several people while he is in London. He and his four friends are coerced by British police into confessing their guilt. Gerry's father and other relatives in London are also implicated in the crime. He spends fifteen years in prison with his father trying to prove his innocence.

  1. Jim Sheridan

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Terry George


Top Billed Cast

  1. Daniel Day-Lewis

    Daniel Day-Lewis

    Gerry Conlon

  2. Pete Postlethwaite

    Pete Postlethwaite

    Giuseppe Conlon

  3. Emma Thompson

    Emma Thompson

    Gareth Peirce

  4. John Lynch

    John Lynch

    Paul Hill

  5. Corin Redgrave

    Corin Redgrave

    Robert Dixon

  6. Beatie Edney

    Beatie Edney

    Carole Richardson

  7. John Benfield

    John Benfield

    Chief PO Barker

  8. Paterson Joseph

    Paterson Joseph


  9. Marie Jones

    Marie Jones

    Sarah Conlon

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Full Cast & Crew

In the Name of the Father
In the Name of the Father

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $13,000,000.00

Revenue $65,796,862.00


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