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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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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
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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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)  »

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Opening Weekend:

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

Gross:

$405,297 (USA) (17 July 1998)
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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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I owe Conor, Paddy, Peter and Brendan a wee dram for this beaut!
17 November 2004 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

A well shot, well written, well acted gangster comedy that for me blows lock stock and two smoking barrels right out of the water. Brendan and Peter play the two out-of-their-depth ex-cons brilliantly, in fact they play them so well that I find it hard to watch them in other roles, to me they are Bunny and Git. Conor Mcpherson transfers his stage writing skills well to the big screen and doesn't lose any of his humour.Paddy Breathnach directs the action well but it is slower paced than some may expect, or want, in their gangster comedies but I think it makes perfect Sunday afternoon hangover viewing, so sit down with the hair of the dog and a big fat fry up and prepare to love this film!


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