The Commitments

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Beacon Communications / Dirty Hands Productions/ First Film Company Released 1991

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The Commitments

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Director:
Alan Parker
Released:
1991
Rating:
R

The story revolves a group of young, unemployed Dubliners, led by Jimmy Rabbitte, who start an American Soul band and dream of musical stardom. Rabbitte dreams of managing the greatest band in the world, and he just might get his wish. The Commitments have what it takes, but they can't stand each other. Will they be able to hold it together long enough to hit the big time?

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      • Music:
        Mustang Sally
        Written by Bonny Rice
        Performed by Andrew Strong, with Angeline Ball, Maria Doyle and Bronagh Gallagher
        Take Me To The River
        Written by Al Green and Mabon Hodges
        Performed by Andrew Strong, with Angeline Ball, Maria Doyle and Bronagh Gallagher
        Chain Of Fools
        Written by Don Covay
        Performed by Angeline Ball and Maria Doyle with Bronagh Gallagher
        Dark End Of The Street
        Written by Dan Penn and Chips Moman
        Performed by Andrew Strong, with Angeline Ball, Maria Doyle and Bronagh Gallagher
        Destination Anywhere
        Written by Nick Ashford and Valerie Simpson
        Performed by Niamh Kavanagh, with Angeline Ball, Maria Doyle and Bronagh Gallagher
        I Can't Stand The Rain
        Written by Donald Bryant, Ann Peebles and Bernard Miller
        Performed by Angeline Ball
        Try A Little Tenderness
        Written by Harry M. Woods, Jimmy Campbell and Reginald Connelly
        Performed by Andrew Strong, with Angeline Ball, Maria Doyle and Bronagh Gallagher
        Treat Her Right
        Written by Gene Kurtz and Roy Head
        Performed by Robert Arkins, with Angeline Ball, Maria Doyle, Bronagh Gallagher and Andrew Strong
        Do Right Woman, Do Right Man
        Written by Dan Penn and Chips Moman
        Performed by Niamh Kavanagh, with Angeline Ball, Maria Doyle and Bronagh Gallagher
        Mr. Pitiful
        Written by Otis Redding and Steve Cropper
        Performed by Andrew Strong, with Angeline Ball, Maria Doyle and Bronagh Gallagher
        I Never Loved A Man
        Written by Ronnie Shannon
        Performed by Maria Doyle, with Angeline Ball and Bronagh Gallagher
        In The Midnight Hour
        Written by Wilson Pickett and Steve Cropper
        Performed by Andrew Strong, with Angeline Ball, Maria Doyle and Bronagh Gallagher
        Bye Bye Baby
        Written by Mary Wells
        Performed by Maria Doyle, with Angeline Ball and Bronagh Gallagher
        Slip Away
        Written by Wilbur Terrell, Marcus Daniels and William Armstrong
        Performed by Robert Arkins, with Angeline Ball, Maria Doyle, and Bronagh Gallagher


         

      • Filming locations:
        St Francis Xavier's Church, Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
        Ardmore Studios, Bray, County Wicklow, Ireland
        Bray Head Hotel, Bray, County Wicklow, Ireland
        Bray, County Wicklow, Ireland
        Darndale, Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
        Guide Hall, Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
        Musical Hall, Ricardo's Snooker Hall, Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
        Northside, Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
        Ballsbridge, Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
        Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
        Sir John Rogerson's Quay, Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland
        Waterside Rock Bar, Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland

      • Taglines:
        1. They had nothing to lose, they risked it all.
        2. They Had Absolutely Nothing. But They Were Willing To Risk It All.

      • Other production companies:
        Chapel Distribution (AU distributor)
        Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation (US distributor)

      • Domestic gross (US) - $14,919,570 (80th)

        Adjusted domestic gross for 2013 - $28,675,202

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