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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, who played the pool hall manager in the film, came close to getting the role of Jimmy Rabbitte See more
As Andrew Strong
is about to go into the main Chorus towards the end of "Try A Little Tenderness", when the drums kick in, the piano player goes for a strike down the keys, but in the next shot he's playing it normally. See more
[Jimmy has been auditioning unimpressive musicians all day
Smiths' Song Singer
I was happy in the haze of a drunken hour, but heaven knows I'm miserable now...
Yeah, I know how you feel.
References The Muppet Show