Funny, musical and occasionally dramatic, this is the story of tumultuous rise and fall of a Dublin Soul band, The Commitments. Managed by Jimmy Rabbitte, an unemployed wheeler and dealer with a vision to create "The Worlds Hardest Working Band". Written by
They Had Absolutely Nothing. But They Were Willing To Risk It All.
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Did You Know?
Bass Player Derek Scully (Kenneth McCluskey), plays his right handed Fender Bass, left handed ( upside down). See more
When "The Commitments" play in their last gig, there is a big brass accompaniment. They are supposed just two. It's best heard during "In the Midnight Hour": there's a tenor saxophone from nowhere playing. See more
[talking about kicking Ray out of the band
How did Ray take the news?
Not too bad. Said he was goin' solo.
He doesn't have much of a choice, does he?
Referenced in Bandits