MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 37,776 this week

Titanic Town (1998)

 |  Drama  |  26 February 1999 (UK)
6.6
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.6/10 from 343 users   Metascore: 73/100
Reviews: 11 user | 20 critic | 23 from Metacritic.com

A Belfast housewife takes up the peace cause which causes her family trouble with IRA sympathizers.

Director:

Writers:

(novel), (screenplay)
0Check in
0Share...

Family Entertainment Guide

Check out IMDb's comprehensive Family Entertainment Guide for recommendations for movies and TV series for every age and every viewing platform.

Visit our Family Entertainment Guide

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 373 titles
created 25 Oct 2011
 
a list of 101 titles
created 14 Nov 2012
 
a list of 1043 titles
created 20 Sep 2013
 
a list of 307 titles
created 15 Jan 2014
 
a list of 44 titles
created 02 Aug 2014
 

Related Items

Search for "Titanic Town" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Titanic Town (1998)

Titanic Town (1998) on IMDb 6.6/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Titanic Town.
4 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A Women's Institute chapter's fundraising effort for a local hospital by posing nude for a calendar becomes a media sensation.

Director: Nigel Cole
Stars: Helen Mirren, Julie Walters, Penelope Wilton
The Mother (2003)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A grandmother has a passionate affair with a man half her age, who is also sleeping with her daughter.

Director: Roger Michell
Stars: Daniel Craig, Anna Wilson-Jones, Anne Reid
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Director: Paul Kennedy
Stars: Bronagh Gallagher, Shauna Macdonald, Ciarán McMenamin
Enduring Love (2004)
Drama | Mystery | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

Two strangers become dangerously close after witnessing a deadly accident.

Director: Roger Michell
Stars: Rhys Ifans, Daniel Craig, Samantha Morton
Venus I (2006)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Life for a pair of veteran actors gets turned upside down after they meet a brash teenager.

Director: Roger Michell
Stars: Peter O'Toole, Jodie Whittaker, Leslie Phillips
War Book (2014)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

Government officials practice their response and decisions in a simulated escalation of nuclear threat.

Director: Tom Harper
Stars: Phoebe Fox, Ben Chaplin, Sophie Okonedo
Le Week-End (2013)
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  

A British couple return to Paris many years after their honeymoon there in an attempt to rejuvenate their marriage.

Director: Roger Michell
Stars: Lindsay Duncan, Jim Broadbent, Jeff Goldblum
Persuasion (1995)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Eight years earlier, Anne Elliot, the daughter of a financially troubled aristocratic family, was persuaded to break off her engagement to Frederick Wentworth, a young seaman, who, though ... See full summary »

Director: Roger Michell
Stars: Amanda Root, Ciarán Hinds, Susan Fleetwood
The Man Who Cried (TV Movie 1993)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Abel Mason is a man caught in a loveless marriage with a harridan wife who constantly berates him and beats their son Dick. When the one woman he loves dies at the hands of her husband ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Whyte
Stars: Ciarán Hinds, Kate Buffery, Amanda Root
Drama | Romance

An orphan plots his revenge against a beautiful woman he believes killed his guardian.

Director: Roger Michell
Le piège afghan (TV Movie 2011)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Médecin dans une base militaire française en Afghanistan, Nadia, la trentaine, travaille pour la coalition des grandes puissances occidentales... See full synopsis »

Director: Miguel Courtois
Stars: Marie-Josée Croze, David Kammenos, Sonia Mankaï
Hot Dog (2013)
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  

Four men running a hotdog factory are at odds with eachother..when one thinks he's getting fired he inserts his tooth into the hotdog mix leading to a PR disaster.

Director: Marc-André Lavoie
Stars: Paul Doucet, Éric Salvail, Rémy Girard
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Bernie McPhelimy
...
Aidan McPhelimy
Nuala O'Neill ...
Annie McPhelimy
James Loughran ...
Thomas McPhelimy
Barry Loughran ...
Brendan McPhelimy
Elizabeth Donaghy ...
Sinead McPhelimy
...
Dino / Owen
Jaz Pollock ...
Patsy French
Caolan Byrne ...
Niall French
Aingeal Grehan ...
Deirdre
...
Whittington
...
Immonger (as Nick Woodeson)
Des McAleer ...
Finnbar
B.J. Hogg ...
Chair
Doreen Hepburn ...
Nora
Edit

Storyline

Set in Belfast in 1972, the politically naïve Bernie is trying to bring up a normal family in less than normal surroundings. Her best friend is accidentally shot dead by the IRA, and her neighbours are constantly raided by the army. In this climate of fear and confusion, she dares to stand up and condemn the killings. Criticising both factions equally, her public call for a ceasefire is interpreted by many as an attack against the IRA, and as her fledgling peace movement takes momentum, she and her family are placed in the frontline. Written by Dave F

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

26 February 1999 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Frontline - Zwischen den Fronten  »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$34,785 (USA) (1 September 2000)

Gross:

$59,844 (USA) (8 September 2000)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Soundtracks

May You Never
Written and Performed by John Martyn
Published by Warlock Music Ltd.
Recording courtesy of Island Records Ltd.
See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Yet another NI film
14 December 2005 | by (Dublin, Ireland) – See all my reviews

A distinctly average film. Yet again, filmmakers try to encapsulate life in NI in the Troubles. Every such film either portrays Protestants as ignorant oppressors or Catholics as ruthless terrorists. The fact is that bad things were committed on all sides. Yes, Catholics were oppressed. Yes, the British Army killed innocents. Yes, the IRA bombed pubs.

The perspective of all sides is rarely taken into account. If you want to learn about the Troubles and the mindset behind them, I suggest three films. 1) In the Name of the Father (A Jim Sheridan film with Daniel Day Lewis) 2) Omagh (An Irish film with Gerard McSorley covering the Real IRA's killing of innocent people in Omagh) 3) Bloody Sunday (A film made by the same people as Omagh, detailing the killing of peaceful protesters by British paratroopers in the 1970s).

For me (as a southern Irish person (ie someone with enough distance to be dispassionate about the Troubles and close enough to understand)), these are by far the best films on the topic.


9 of 17 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
DVD? noeleclarke222
Youtube noeleclarke222
Discuss Titanic Town (1998) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?