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?
, who played the pool hall manager in the film, came close to getting the role of Jimmy Rabbitte See more
When some members of the group are talking about some famous Rock Stars have died, "Outspan" mentions Cass Elliot
cause of death as a heart attack. The others correct him by saying it was by choking on her own vomit but it was indeed due to a heart attack. See more
Elvis is not soul.
Jimmy Rabbitte, Sr.
Elvis is God.
I never pictured God with a fat gut and corset singing "My Way" at Caesar's Palace.