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The Commitments

The Commitments

(1991)

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Synopsis

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.

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Rating

IMDB 7.6 (39k)

Genres

Comedy, Drama, Music & Musical, Made in Europe

Runtime

1h 58min

Age rating

15

Production country

United Kingdom, United States, Ireland

Director

Alan Parker

Cast

Robert Arkins
Jimmy Rabbitte
Michael Aherne
Steven Clifford
Angeline Ball
Imelda Quirke
Maria Doyle Kennedy
Natalie Murphy
Dave Finnegan
Mickah Wallace
Bronagh Gallagher
Bernie McGloughlin
Glen Hansard
Outspan Foster
Félim Gormley
Dean Fay
Johnny Murphy
Joey 'The Lips' Fagan
Dick Massey
Billy Mooney
Andrew Strong
Deco Cuffe
Ken McCluskey
Derek Scully
Colm Meaney
Jimmy Rabbitte, Sr.
Anne Kent
Mrs. Rabbitte
Andrea Corr
Sharon Rabbitte
Gerard Cassoni
Darren Rabbitte
Ger Ryan
Pawnbroker
Liam Carney
Duffy
Mark O'Regan
Father Molloy
Phelim Drew
Roddy the Reporter
Sean Hughes
Dave from Eeijit Records
Lance Daly
Kid with Harmonica
Patrick Foy
Cajun Trio
Jody Campbell
Cajun Trio
Allan Murray
Cajun Trio
Eanna MacLiam
Failed Drug Buyer
Philomena Kavanagh
Rabbittes Neighbour
Peter Rowen
Shy Skateboard Auditioner
Eamonn O'Conner
Only De Lonely Singer
Maura O'Malley
Joey's Mother
Blaise Smith
Pool Hall Manager
Derek Herbert
Duffy's Sidekick
Owen O'Gorman
Duffy's Sidekick
Pat Leavy
Unemployment Official
John Cronin
Kid with Horse
Rynagh O'Grady
Bernie's Mother
Sheila Flitton
Church Cleaner
Michael Bolger
Community Centre Kid
Mick Nolan
Imelda's Father
Bob Navan
Regency Pub Barman
Derek Duggan
Photographer
Paddy O'Connor
Rock Salmon Man
Jim Corr
Avant-Garde-A-Clue Band
Bernard Keelan
Avant-Garde-A-Clue Band
Ronan Hardiman
Dancehall Manager
Mikel Murfi
Music Journalist
Josylen Lyons
Deco's Fan
Winston Dennis
Man in Limo
Alan Parker
Eejit Record Producer
Paul Bushnell
Avant-Garde-A-Clue Band / Eejit Engineer
Sharon Corr
Fiddle Player (uncredited)
Caroline Corr
(uncredited)
Michael O'Reilly
Greg