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The Commitments (1991)

R 1991-08-14 (US) ComedyDramaMusic 1h 58m
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They had nothing to lose, they risked it all.


Jimmy Rabbitte, just a tick out of school, gets a brilliant idea: to put a soul band together in Barrytown, his slum home in north Dublin. First he needs musicians and singers: things slowly start to click when he finds three fine-voiced females virtually in his back yard, a lead singer (Deco) at a wedding, and, responding to his ad, an aging trumpet player, Joey "The Lips" Fagan.

  1. Roddy Doyle

    Novel, Screenplay

  2. Alan Parker


  3. Ian La Frenais


  4. Dick Clement


Top Billed Cast

  1. Robert Arkins

    Robert Arkins

    Jimmy Rabbitte

  2. Michael Aherne

    Michael Aherne

    Steven Clifford

  3. Angeline Ball

    Angeline Ball

    Imelda Quirke

  4. Maria Doyle Kennedy

    Maria Doyle Kennedy

    Natalie Murphy

  5. Dave Finnegan

    Dave Finnegan

    Mickah Wallace

  6. Bronagh Gallagher

    Bronagh Gallagher

    Bernie McGloughlin

  7. Glen Hansard

    Glen Hansard

    Outspan Foster

  8. Félim Gormley

    Dean Fay

  9. Johnny  Murphy

    Johnny Murphy

    Joey 'The Lips' Fagan

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The Commitments
The Commitments

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $12,000,000.00

Revenue $14,919,570.00


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