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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A sequel was proposed for the film which would have reunited the band in New York City. See more
When Jimmy's dad tells him that Elvis is God, Jimmy said he never pictured God with a fat gut singing "My Way" at Caesar's Palace. Elvis actually performed at The Frontier and Las Vegas Hilton, but never Caesar's Palace. See more
[Bernie, Imelda and Natalie are rehearsing for their solo
If they're singing, then what am I supposed to do?
You can sing along, you've bigger tits than all of them.
Referenced in The Game: The Commitments
Dark End Of The Street
Written by Dan Penn
and Chips Moman
Performed by Andrew Strong
, with Angeline Ball
, Maria Doyle
and Bronagh Gallagher See more