The Commitments (1991)


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.

Rotten Tomatoes: Certified Fresh 88% / Audience 90%

Rated R,  1 hr 56 mins

Comedy • Drama • Music
Alan Parker
Robert Arkins  •  Michael Aherne  •  Angeline Ball  •  Maria Doyle Kennedy

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