MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 35,513 this week

Three Cheers for the Irish (1940)

 -  Comedy | Romance  -  16 March 1940 (USA)
6.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.4/10 from 174 users  
Reviews: 6 user | 1 critic

Peter Casey has been with the New York City police department for 25 years. He's totally surprised when he's asked to retire on his 25th anniversary with the force. He's even more ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(original screenplay by), (original screenplay by)
0Check in
0Share...

On TV

Airs Wed. Dec. 10, 11:45 AM on TCM

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 39 titles
created 12 Mar 2013
 
a list of 15 titles
created 18 Mar 2013
 
a list of 260 titles
created 03 Jun 2013
 
a list of 1152 titles
created 06 Aug 2013
 
list image
a list of 775 titles
created 9 months ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Three Cheers for the Irish (1940)

Three Cheers for the Irish (1940) on IMDb 6.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Three Cheers for the Irish.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Biography | Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

The story of legendary Notre Dame football player and coach Knute Rockne.

Directors: Lloyd Bacon, William K. Howard
Stars: Pat O'Brien, Gale Page, Ronald Reagan
Certificate: Passed Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Georgi has attempted suicide in reaction to an earlier love affair. Now that Dr. Decker has married her he sets out to get her to love him. To make enough to give her what she wants he ... See full summary »

Directors: W.S. Van Dyke, Frank Borzage, and 1 more credit »
Stars: Spencer Tracy, Hedy Lamarr, Verree Teasdale
Saboteur (1942)
Action | Thriller | War
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Aircraft factory worker Barry Kane goes on the run across the United States when he is wrongly accused of starting a fire that killed his best friend.

Director: Alfred Hitchcock
Stars: Priscilla Lane, Robert Cummings, Otto Kruger
Lady Killer (1933)
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A former gangster makes it big in Hollywood, but his old life catches up with him.

Director: Roy Del Ruth
Stars: James Cagney, Mae Clarke, Margaret Lindsay
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

In order to keep his ailing son alive, an impoverished man agrees to sneak a herd of sheep across the border.

Director: Lütfi Akad
Stars: Yilmaz Güney, Pervin Par, Erol Tas
Dry Summer (1963)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  
Director: Metin Erksan
Stars: Erol Tas, Hülya Koçyigit, Ulvi Dogan
Adventure | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A half-caste British officer in 19th-century India battles the prejudices of both his Army colleagues and the local populace while trying to help put down a rebellion led by a greedy local ruler.

Director: Henry King
Stars: Tyrone Power, Terry Moore, Michael Rennie
Fear (1946)
Drama | Film-Noir | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  

A medical student--broke, hungry and desperate for money--is hired to murder a loan shark. After the killing he is tormented by guilt over what he's done. A detective, who knows the student... See full summary »

Director: Alfred Zeisler
Stars: Peter Cookson, Warren William, Anne Gwynne
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

Compassionate small-town lawyer Richard Clarke moves to New York City to seek his fortune, but is unsuccessful until he takes a friend's advice and tries to convince the world he's a ... See full summary »

Director: Sidney Lanfield
Stars: Jack Benny, Priscilla Lane, Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson
Not So Dumb (1930)
Certificate: Passed Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

Not-so-smart chatterbox Dulcy Parker does and says all the wrong things, but they right themselves to prove she's not so dumb after all.

Director: King Vidor
Stars: Marion Davies, Elliott Nugent, Raymond Hackett
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

After philosophy Professor Todhunter is told he has 6 months left to live, he is barred from teaching by his college so there won't be a scandal if he drops dead in class. Discussing a ... See full summary »

Director: Vincent Sherman
Stars: Geraldine Fitzgerald, Thomas Mitchell, Jeffrey Lynn
Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
...
Maureen Casey
...
Peter Casey
Dennis Morgan ...
Angus Ferguson
Virginia Grey ...
Patricia Casey
Irene Hervey ...
Heloise Casey
...
Gallagher
William Lundigan ...
Michael Flaherty
Frank Jenks ...
Ed McKean
Henry Armetta ...
Tony
Morgan Conway ...
Joe Niklas
Alec Craig ...
Callaghan
J.M. Kerrigan ...
Scanlon
Cliff Clark ...
Mara
William B. Davidson ...
Police Commissioner (as William Davidson)
Joe King ...
Police Captain
Edit

Storyline

Peter Casey has been with the New York City police department for 25 years. He's totally surprised when he's asked to retire on his 25th anniversary with the force. He's even more unprepared for the romance that develops between his favorite daughter, Maureen, and the Scottish cop who takes over his beat. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy | Romance

Certificate:

Approved | See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

16 March 1940 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Fogo nas Veias  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

(RCA Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

You, You Darlin'
(uncredited)
Music by M.K. Jerome
Played during the opening credits
Also played after Angus proposes to Maureen in the car
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

You're a "scotchman"!!!
21 December 2000 | by (Templeton,CA) – See all my reviews

This film is backed by an excellent cast. Priscilla Lane and Dennis Morgan make a sweet couple. Dennis, (Angus Ferguson), is constantly bothered by Priscilla's father because he is Scottish and took over her father's policeman job when he had to leave the force. Will love conquer? Find out when you watch this fast-paced great film. Very Much recommended!


13 of 16 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Three Cheers for the Irish mawarren
Interesting politics jawebster2000
Discuss Three Cheers for the Irish (1940) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?