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I Went Down (1997)

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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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
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Tom French
Liam Regan ...
Little Boy at Teresa's
Kevin Hely ...
Petrol Station Attendant
Eamonn Hunt ...
Cork Barman
Frank O'Sullivan ...
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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Storyline

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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murder | bog | money | beating | prison | See All (110) »

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A film about sex, friendship and one incredibly talkative hostage. See more »

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Action | Comedy | Crime | Drama

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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)  »

Also Known As:

El crimen desorganizado  »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$405,297 (USA) (19 July 1998)
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Little known Irish actor Gerard Kellet was considered for the role of Git but had to pull out due to a scheduling conflict. See more »

Quotes

Bunny Kelly: What ever happens over the coming years, you be ready to forgive your man, because sometimes the benefit of the doubt can even save your life, I been learning that. So many men think so highly of you, it might be hard for you to see which one is the one that's gonna light up just from hearing your name... But I've met him... And so have you.
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Written & Performed by Lir (as LiR)
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Many meanings for the term 'I went down' .....
11 September 2001 | by See all my reviews

What a pleasant surprise! One of the earlier set of well-made Irish films with not a shamrock or a leprechaun in sight. The banter between Gleeson and McDonald is well-timed, realistic and naturally, hilarious. A film that somewhat reflects a 'real' Ireland that we can relate to(er, possibly without all the guns and violence). A film that shows what a talent we have here.


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