The Commitments (1991) Poster


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Followed by 

Screen Two: The Snapper (1993) (TV Episode)
The Van (1996)

Edited into 

The Commitments: Try a Little Tenderness (1991) (Video)
features clips from the film
The Commitments: Mustang Sally (1992) (Video)
features clips from the film


The Muppet Show (1976) (TV Series)
Midnight Express (1978)
Poster in video rental store.
Fame (1980)
Wogan (1982) (TV Series)
All through the film, Jimmy pretends he is being interviewed by Terry Wogan
Birdy (1984)
Poster in video rental store.
1969 (1988)
seen on shelf in video store
Leviathan (1989)
Poster in video rental store.

Referenced in 

The 49th Annual Golden Globe Awards (1992) (TV Special)
Announced as nominee.
The Golden Girls: The Commitments (1992) (TV Episode)
title reference
Schmidteinander: Episode #2.5 (1992) (TV Episode)
Schmidt recommend this movie
Father Ted: The Passion of Saint Tibulus (1995) (TV Episode)
Father Dougal says "Maybe we should stay and watch the film, maybe it's not so bad, it could be another "Commitments"."
The Noise: Episode #1.8 (1996) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Mikey Graham.
Bandits (1997)
Sammy the Screenplay (1997) (Video)
poster in agent's office
The Nanny: Educating Fran (1997) (TV Episode)
Fran mentions the movie by name.
Spin City: The Commitments (2000) (TV Episode)
title reference
The Boys & Girl from County Clare (2003)
The Jazz rant at the beginning was borrowed from The Commitments, also starring Colm Meaney
Irish Jam (2006)
Jimmy McDevitt mentions that he saw "The Commitments 7 times," when walking with Maureen
Once (2007)
The final scene in which Glen Hansard's character Outspan appears as a busker seems to foreshadow the opening scene in John Carney's "Once" where he is "still" doing the same thing years later.
Movie Connections: The Commitments (2007) (TV Episode)
Referenced by name
The Game: The Commitments (2008) (TV Episode)
Title reference.
My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic: Swarm of the Century (2010) (TV Episode)
Carrot Top and Berry Punch put up a banner for Princess Celestia's visit that says "Welcome Princess Celest". According to writer M. A. Larson, this is a reference to when "the band was putting on an anti-drug benefit concert and the kids making the banner spelled [heroin] wrong" (as "heroine").
Super Mario Bros: This Ain't No Video Game (2014) (Video)
Poster shown.
The X Factor: Live Show 7: Movies Week (2016) (TV Episode)
Mentioned by Louis.


The T.A.M.I. Show (1964)
the band watches clip of James Brown in video store

Featured in 

1992 MTV Movie Awards (1992) (TV Special)
Clip shown in quotes montage
Irish Cinema: Ourselves Alone? (1995)
A segment from this film is featured.
The Commitments: Looking Back (2004) (Video)
clips shown
Movie Connections: The Commitments (2007) (TV Episode)
Clips are shown

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