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?
put many people who did not make the initial audition for the band in bit parts in the movie. 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
He eats like a pig.
He's such a prick.
Hasn't got the voice of a pig though. Joey says it belongs to God.
God should ask for it back.
Referenced in Bandits
Chain Of Fools
Written by Don Covay
Performed by Angeline Ball
and Maria Doyle
with Bronagh Gallagher See more