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?
Director Alan Parker
cites this movie as the most personally enjoyable production experience of his career. See more
When the band are having their photo taken the photographer tells them to say 'testicles' but deco can clearly be seen to say 'lesbians' even though all is heard is the original request. See more
And you... George Michael... you ever call me a fuckin' eejit again, you'll go home with the drumsticks stuck up your hole... the one you don't sing out of.
That'll be the day.
I'm tellin' ya it's coming, so keep your Vaseline handy.
Chain Of Fools
Written by Don Covay
Performed by Angeline Ball
and Maria Doyle Kennedy
with Bronagh Gallagher See more