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?
Jimmy is asked if he has brought Mississippi Burning
(1988) (also directed by Parker) with him on the train. He is also asked if he has any "Hothouse Flowers", a band in which Maria Doyle Kennedy
(Natalie) once sang backup for. 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
What do you think, Jimmy, they'll be eatin' chips out of our knickers?
Referenced in The Noise: Episode #1.8