MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 11,096 this week

Kisses (2008)

7.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 7.3/10 from 1,325 users   Metascore: 68/100
Reviews: 14 user | 54 critic | 17 from Metacritic.com

Two kids, Dylan and Kylie, run away from home at Christmas and spend a night of magic and terror on the streets of inner-city Dublin.

Director:

Writer:

Watch Trailer
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 34 titles
created 31 Mar 2011
 
j
a list of 30 titles
created 28 Dec 2012
 
a list of 29 titles
created 7 months ago
 
a list of 45 titles
created 6 months ago
 
a list of 24 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Kisses" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Kisses (2008)

Kisses (2008) on IMDb 7.3/10

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

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Kisses.
5 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

Videos

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

Life's A Breeze tells the story of a family as they search for a lost fortune around the streets of Dublin.

Director: Lance Daly
Stars: Kelly Thornton, Fionnula Flanagan, Pat Shortt
Kisses (1957)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Kinichi and Akiko meet when they visit their fathers in prison. After successfully gambling on a bicycle race, they spend an enjoyable day together at the beach. Akiko, who tries to make ... See full summary »

Director: Yasuzô Masumura
Stars: Hiroshi Kawaguchi, Hitomi Nozoe, Aiko Mimasu
Kings I (2007)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A group of men reunite for a friend's funeral.

Director: Tom Collins
Stars: Colm Meaney, Donal O'Kelly, Brendan Conroy
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  

In the Travelling community, a young man must put his past behind him and settle a long running feud between two families so he can be with the love of his life.

Director: Mark O'Connor
Stars: John Connors, Peter Coonan, Michael Collins
Horror | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  

The Winters move to Connecticut where they meet their new downstairs neighbours Tyler Grant and his niece Kayla. When their 6 year old son Calvin becomes increasingly anxious around the ... See full summary »

Director: Melanie Orr
Stars: Stephen Rea, Deborah Valente, Michael Cram
Intermission (2003)
Comedy | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A variety of losers in Dublin have harrowingly farcical intersecting stories of love, greed and violence.

Director: John Crowley
Stars: Cillian Murphy, Kelly Macdonald, Colin Farrell
Black Supaman (Video 2007)
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1.9/10 X  

Bernard Jr., a 30-year old who still lives at home with his father, is trying to avoid the negativity of the inner city. Bernard has dedicated his life to cleaning up his neighborhood and ... See full summary »

Director: Master P
Stars: D'Juan Baham, Sheila Baker, Michael Blackson
The Van (1996)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

The third installment of Irish author Roddy Doyle's 'Barrytown Trilogy', following 'The Commitments' and 'The Snapper', depicts the hilarious yet poignant adventures of Bimbo. Upon being ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Frears
Stars: Colm Meaney, Donal O'Kelly, Ger Ryan
The Snapper (TV Movie 1993)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Set in Ireland, Sharon Curley is a 20 year old living with her parents and many brothers and sisters. When she gets herself pregnant and refuses to name the father, she becomes the talk of ... See full summary »

Director: Stephen Frears
Stars: Colm Meaney, Tina Kellegher, Ruth McCabe
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
Director: Lance Daly
Stars: Stephen Rea, Grattan Smith, Kerry Condon
Leno's Last Kiss (Video 2008)
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

In this brilliantly crafted film, Leno Chord is an American woman fed up with the play boy ways of metropolitan men. After breaking up with her love, Seamus, Leno heads back to her native ... See full summary »

Director: Jim Sheridan
Stars: Keith Allen, Shane Curry, Thaddeus Hawks
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
Director: Lance Daly
Stars: Grattan Smith, Wuzza Conlon, Hughie Kelly
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Kylie
...
Dylan
Paul Roe ...
Dylan's Da
Roy Dempsey ...
Mini Moto Rider
Aaron Courtney ...
Mini Moto Rider
Cathy Malone ...
Kylie's Ma
Stephanie Kelly ...
Kylie's Sister
Neilí Conroy ...
Dylan's Ma
Maria de Brí ...
Kylie's Baby Sister
Michael Hunt ...
Kylie's Brother 2
Shauna Kelly ...
Rude Girl 1
Krista Greene ...
Rude Girl 2
Shannon Lysaght ...
Rude Girl 3
Sean McDonagh ...
Uncle Maurice
Shane Murphy ...
Kylie's Brother 3
Edit

Storyline

Two kids, Dylan and Kylie, run away from home at Christmas and spend a night of magic and terror on the streets of inner-city Dublin.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

 »
Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

21 November 2008 (Ireland)  »

Also Known As:

Filia  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Box Office

Opening Weekend:

$15,485 (USA) (16 July 2010)

Gross:

$81,313 (USA) (27 August 2010)
 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Quotes

Kylie: [after Dylan helps Kylie escape from being abducted]
[Kisses her on the cheek. A pause]
Kylie: How'd you do that?
Dylan: Just closed my eyes and went for it. It's all I had to give ya.
Kylie: You what?
Dylan: The kiss.
Kylie: No, ya f***ing edjeet, hanging onto the car. Howe'd you do that?
Dylan: Oh,
[Shrugs]
Dylan: just closed me eyes and went for it.
[...]
See more »

Crazy Credits

After the end credits there's a scene of Kylie looking at her fish. See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
A diamond amongst the rocks
16 November 2008 | by (Greece) – See all my reviews

I caught this movie in the 49th Thessaloniki Film Festival in Greece just yesterday, and I have to admit it was an unexpected gem, since you can't really have high expectations out of the movies in Film Festivals...

Sweet, kind-hearted, honest, brave, wonderfully-outlined characters, wonderfully-developed scenario, all in all -an amazing film. I wish I could stumble upon movies like this more often. The cinematography and the direction are splendid. The Bob Dylan soundtrack tribute not only brings this movie to life, but makes it all the more stunning, as is the rotation between color and black-and-white; the film obtains color when the two protagonists are happy and it turns back to black-and-white when they are unhappy.

I'm pretty content to have caught this diamond of a movie amongst the piles of rocks. Congratulations to all involved for truly bold film-making.


28 of 31 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Should have been called... boogiewilliams
The best thing about this movie... slgr7
Discuss Kisses (2008) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?