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 nothing to lose, they risked it all.
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Did You Know?
Maria Doyle Kennedy
was a member of the band "The Black Velvet Band" before the movie was made. She was the only member of the cast with a notable career before the movie. See more
When listing famous rock stars who died, "the guy from Free" was listed as "died choking on vomit." Paul Kossoff
actually died of drug-related heart problems. See more
Used to, when I studied I would sing hymns, but now all I can sing is "When A Man Loves A Woman" by Marvin Gaye
It was Percy Sledge did that particular song. I have the album.