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I Went Down (1997)

 -  Action | Comedy | Crime  -  24 June 1998 (USA)
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Fresh out of prison, Git rescues a former best friend (now living with Git's girlfriend) from a beating at the hands of loan sharks. He's now in trouble with the mob boss, Tom French, who ... See full summary »

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Git Hynes
Antoine Byrne ...
Sabrina Bradley
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Anto
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Johnner Doyle
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Bunny Kelly
Joe Gallagher ...
Steo Gannon
Tony Doyle ...
Tom French
Liam Regan ...
Little Boy at Teresa's
Kevin Hely ...
Petrol Station Attendant
Eamonn Hunt ...
Cork Barman
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Cork Man No. 1
Jason Byrne ...
Cork Man No. 2
Eamon A. Kelly ...
Cork Man No. 3 (as Eammon A. Kelly)
Peter Caffrey ...
Frank Grogan
Carly Baker ...
Caroline
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Fresh out of prison, Git rescues a former best friend (now living with Git's girlfriend) from a beating at the hands of loan sharks. He's now in trouble with the mob boss, Tom French, who sends Git to Cork with another debtor, Bunny Kelly, to find a guy named Frank Grogan, and take him to a man with a friendly face at a shack across a bog. It's a tougher assignment than it seems: Git's a novice, Bunny's prone to rash acts, Frank doesn't want to be found (and once he's found, he has no money), and maybe Tom's planning to murder Frank, which puts Git in a moral dilemma. Then, there's the long-ago disappearance of Sonny Mulligan. What's a decent and stand-up lad to do? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

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One doesn't count, the other can't. Dis-organised crime. See more »

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Rated R for pervasive strong language, some sexuality and violence | See all certifications »

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24 June 1998 (USA)  »

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$187,631 (USA) (3 July 1998)

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$405,297 (USA) (17 July 1998)
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Bunny Kelly: No guts, no black puddin'.
Git Hynes: That's not an argument!
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Too Funny
10 May 2001 | by (Kildare, Ireland) – See all my reviews

I went to see this movie and was enjoying it, and then it came to the bit where they were rescuing the hostage from the house. Imagine my surprise when I realised that the house in question was in fact my own one!! My girlfriend and I had just bought it a month before and knew nothing about the fact that it was used as a location in the movie....the surrounding woodland on the property was also used for other scenes. Needless to say our attention was rivetted to the screen from then on, but that said, it was a very entertaining movie anyhow. I do however think you need to have a certain understanding of the Irish psyche and way of life to get full value from the hilarious script. Brendan Gleeson and Peter MacDonald both excellent, even if they did have a shoot-out at my kitchen door!!


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