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Tommy's Honour (2016)

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In every generation, a torch passes from father to son. And that timeless dynamic is the beating heart of Tommy's Honour - an intimate, powerfully moving tale of the real-life founders of the modern game of golf.

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Jason Connery
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Cast

Credited cast:
Sam Neill ... Alexander Boothby
Ophelia Lovibond ... Meg Drinnen
Jack Lowden ... Tommy Morris
Peter Mullan ... Tom Morris
Peter Ferdinando ... Major Molesworth
Ian Pirie ... Willie Park
Kylie Hart ... Lizzie Morris
Paul Reid ... George Atwood Snr.
Benjamin Wainwright ... George Atwood Jnr
Therese Bradley Therese Bradley ... Nancy
Max Deacon ... David Strath
James Smillie ... A.K.H Boyd
Daniel Campbell ... Telegram boy
Seylan Baxter ... Fortune Teller
Paityn Hart ... Rosie Drinnen
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Storyline

In St Andrews, Scotland in 1866, 15-year-old Tommy Morris is an avid golfer like his legendary and pioneering father, Tom Morris. "Old Tom" is greens-keeper for The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews, as well as the town's club- and ball-maker. He is the two-time winner of the first major golf tournament, The Open Championship, which he founded in 1860. He also established golf's standard of 18 holes per round. But young Tommy is beginning to chafe at his father's dictates, especially in the rapidly changing world they live in. Tommy soon outshines his father, winning The Open three times in a row while still in his teens. The "dashing young man of golf", he draws flocks of spectators to the sport and becomes its first touring professional..

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golf | friendship | friend | train | boat | See All (75) »

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The pride of a father. The love of a wife. The soul of a rebel. The heart of a champion. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for thematic elements, some suggestive material, language and smoking | See all certifications »
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Official Sites:

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Country:

UK | USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

14 April 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tommy's Honor See more »

Filming Locations:

Scotland, UK See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$208,776, 14 April 2017

Gross USA:

$561,963
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Goofs

In 1874, a train is hauled by locomotive number 62712. This locomotive was built in 1928. 62712 was the number it carried after 1948. See more »

Soundtracks

String Quartet KV 465 (nr 10) Dissonances: Allegro
Composed by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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It's a birdie not a bogey!
19 July 2018 | by bryangary65See all my reviews

Surprised that I enjoyed this film a lot, as was not expecting the story to be enthralling as it was.

Based on the true story of the father and son who basically founded the professional game of golf enjoyed by millions today.

Peter Mullan as always gives a good performance, but the real star is Jack Lowden as the son. His star is ascending


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