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The Commitments, 1991

The Commitments
Starring: Robert Arkins
Directed by: Alan Parker
Written by: Roddy Doyle
Language:  English
Country:  Ireland, UK, USA
Runtime:  118 min
MPAA Rating:  R
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The mood of The Commitments is bittersweet, captivating, and contemplative. The plot centers around an ego clash, unlikely partners, and the desire for fame. It features irreverent humor. The Commitments is a drama, comedy, and independent movie. Stylistically, it stars an ensemble cast. In approach, it is realistic. The Commitments is set in Ireland. It happens in the 1990s. The musical score is blues and soul. The Commitments is based on a book. The movie is known for being critically acclaimed and an award winner. Note that it includes drugs/alcohol and profanity.

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The Commitments (1991)
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Alan Parker's THE COMMITMENTS, based on Roddy Doyle's buoyant debut novel, follows the enjoyable travails... more

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Language: English
Country: Ireland, UK, USA
Release date: 4 October 1991
Runtime: 118 min

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Robert Arkins Robert Arkins As Jimmy Rabbitte
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This is a great film. The acting is very good, the music is great, and I loved it. There is an excellent script, (story) and several dozens of offbeat characters. They did manage to cobble together a band and singers that really had soul. and they...
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10.January.2011 |  by: Netflowers
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I really loved it when I first saw it soon after it opened. Sadly, it didn't quite hold up for me. But it still is a wonderful story and great music.
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