The Commitments

1991
113 Mins
M
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.
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M Mature

Programs classified M are recommended for viewers 15 years and over.

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Overview

Presto Rating 4.5 Stars
Critics 86%
Audience 91%

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 at a wedding, and, responding to his ad, an aging trumpet player, Joey The Lips Fagan. Song by song, gig by gig, the Commitments start their climb to the top: Dublin gets soul. But internal strife also builds: Deco is insufferable, Joeys a Casanova, and Jimmy may lack the seasoning to hold things together. Will the Commitments slip away?

Mature: Programs classified M are recommended for viewers 15 years and over.
  • Language
  • Violence

Credits

  • Alan Parker Director
  • Robert Arkins Jimmy Rabbitte
  • Michael Aherne Steven Clifford
  • Angeline Ball Imelda Quirke
  • Maria Doyle Kennedy Natalie Murphy
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