MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 4,029 this week

The Mighty Celt (2005)

6.7
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.7/10 from 576 users  
Reviews: 13 user | 8 critic

Donal is a 14-year old who develops a passion for greyhound racing. He works in a kennel, which is owned by Good Joe. Good Joe promises Donal ownership of Donal's favorite greyhound, The ... See full summary »

Director:

Writer:

0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 481 titles
created 30 Mar 2012
 
a list of 1971 titles
created 16 Jan 2013
 
a list of 642 titles
created 8 months ago
 
a list of 658 titles
created 7 months ago
 
a list of 1311 titles
created 6 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "The Mighty Celt" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: The Mighty Celt (2005)

The Mighty Celt (2005) on IMDb 6.7/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of The Mighty Celt.
1 win & 3 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Summer (2008)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

While caring for a dying friend, a man reflects back on their youth together.

Director: Kenneth Glenaan
Stars: Steve Evets, Rachael Blake, Michael Socha
Comedy | Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  

After seeing his ex-girlfriend (Henderson) turn down a nationally televised marriage proposal, a small-time crook (Carlyle) returns to his hometown to try and win back her heart.

Director: Shane Meadows
Stars: Robert Carlyle, Rhys Ifans, Kathy Burke
Romance | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

A woman risks losing her chance of happiness with the only man she has ever loved.

Director: Terence Davies
Stars: Gillian Anderson, Dan Aykroyd, Eleanor Bron
Go Now (1995)
Drama | Romance | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Nick, is a young Scottish soccer player living in the big city. He meets Karen, and the two fall in love and move in together. Soon after, Nick exhibits signs of serious illness. As his ... See full summary »

Director: Michael Winterbottom
Stars: Robert Carlyle, Juliet Aubrey, James Nesbitt
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A former Britpop rocker who now works on a farm gets caught driving drunk and faces deportation after living in Los Angeles for many years. His efforts to stay in the U.S. force him to confront the past and current demons in his life.

Director: Marshall Lewy
Stars: Robert Carlyle, Alexia Rasmussen, Kathleen Wilhoite
Comedy | Drama | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A widowed man's life turns upside down when he embarks on a journey to find a dying man's long lost love.

Director: Randall Miller
Stars: Robert Carlyle, Marisa Tomei, Mary Steenburgen
Adventure | Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The story of Ian Hamilton, a dedicated nationalist who reignited Scottish national pride in the 1950s with his daring raid on the heart of England to bring the Stone of Scone back to Scotland.

Director: Charles Martin Smith
Stars: Charlie Cox, Kate Mara, Stephen McCole
Comedy | Drama | Sport
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

Jimmy Grimble is a shy Manchester school boy. At school he is constantly being bullied by the other kids, and at home he has to face his mother's new boyfriend who he doesn't like. However,... See full summary »

Director: John Hay
Stars: Lewis McKenzie, Jane Lapotaire, Gina McKee
Chicago Cab (1997)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

There is more to this story than this review lets on. It reflects all different facets of society over one drivers shift. He starts out it seems as a cold, ignorant man. But his character ... See full summary »

Directors: Mary Cybulski, John Tintori
Stars: Paul Dillon, Tim Gamble, Olivia Trevino
Looking After Jo Jo (TV Series 1998)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Stars: Jenny McCrindle, Aline Mowat, Ryan John Monaghan
Zig Zag Love (TV Movie 2009)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Director: Gillies MacKinnon
Stars: Robert Carlyle, Joe McFadden, Mark Lewis Jones
Born Equal (TV Movie 2006)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Four characters living in one neighborhood in London - all living dramatically different lives, all of them on the edge - see their stories unfold.

Director: Dominic Savage
Stars: Robert Carlyle, Colin Firth, Peter O'Connor
Edit

Cast

Credited cast:
...
Good Joe
Tyrone McKenna ...
Donal
...
Kate
...
Ronan
...
I'm A Cripple
...
O
Bernard Manning ...
Kid Joyrider
Mark McCavanagh ...
Dissident Republican 1
John Travers ...
Spacer
Alison Finnegan ...
Teenage Girl
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
...
Girl Next Door (scenes deleted)
Edit

Storyline

Donal is a 14-year old who develops a passion for greyhound racing. He works in a kennel, which is owned by Good Joe. Good Joe promises Donal ownership of Donal's favorite greyhound, The Mighty Celt, if the animal wins three races in a row. Meanwhile, Donal's mother, Kate, must adjust her life when O, a man from her past, returns. The political climate of Ireland serves as the backdrop of this story. Written by Marilyn

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

greyhound racing

Taglines:

Life begins out of the traps.

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

26 August 2005 (Ireland)  »

Also Known As:

Waleczny Celt  »

Box Office

Budget:

€2,800,000 (estimated)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

See  »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
mighty predictable plot
11 April 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

The story line on this is fairly mainstream, but set in an Irish framework.

The accents here are noted as being "very realistic" by friends who appreciate Irish lore, history and culture, but are fairly difficult to discern by those of us who are "dialect-challenged". Other comments note the accuracy of the accents, but do consider turning the subtitles on with this one in order to catch the idiom and other nuances.

The character development is middle-of-the-road, and the cinematography is nicely done.

The story develops predictably, with only a few bumps in the road for younger viewers while more than adequately maintaining the interest of the adult viewing crowd.


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

Message Boards

Recent Posts
GREYHOUNDS condition in Ireland and elsewhere.. SteeelMagnolia
Something wrong with Gillian? scully-d-
stereotyped diesal
Strait to televison in the US next month chococat2163
New Gillian Movie? scully-d-
3 Stars? lhotaku
Discuss The Mighty Celt (2005) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?