- Original title
- Running time
- 114 min.
- United Kingdom
Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais, Roddy Doyle (Novel: Roddy Doyle )
Maria Doyle Kennedy,
Co-production United Kingdom-Ireland-United States; Beacon Communications. Distributed by 20th Century Fox
- Synopsis / Plot
- In Dublin, Jimmy Rabbitte (Robert Arkins) is a would-be music business wheeler and dealer, and he aspires to manage the world's greatest band, with only one music in mind: soul. However, top-shelf soul musicians are hard to find in Dublin, so he has to make do with what he can find. Before long, the band, called the Commitments, is packing them in at local clubs. Do they have what it takes to make the big time?
: Nominated for Oscar: Best Editing
: Nominated for Golden Globe: Best Movie Comedy or Musical
: 4 BAFTA Awards: Best Film, Director, Editing, Adapted Screenplay. 6 Nom.
: Writers Guild of America (WGA): Nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay
1991: Chicago Film Critics Association: Nom. for Most Promising Actor (Strong)
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