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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.

Director:

Jason Connery
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Cast

Credited cast:
Sam Neill ... Alexander Boothby
Jack Lowden ... Tommy Morris
Peter Mullan ... Tom Morris
Ophelia Lovibond ... Meg Drinnen
Peter Ferdinando ... Major Molesworth
Max Deacon ... David Strath
Paul Reid ... George Atwood Snr.
Ian Pirie ... Willie Park
Benjamin Wainwright ... George Atwood Jnr
James Smillie ... A.K.H Boyd
Therese Bradley Therese Bradley ... Nancy
Kylie Hart ... Lizzie Morris
Jim Sweeney ... Mr. Murray
Daniel Campbell ... Telegram boy
Iain Stuart Robertson Iain Stuart Robertson ... Minister
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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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He didn't invent golf. He revolutionized it. See more »


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for thematic elements, some suggestive material, language and smoking | See all certifications »
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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, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$561,963, 19 May 2017
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Color

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2.35 : 1
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In 1867, the boys are playing Pitch and Toss using Queen Victoria pennies. The design of penny dates from 1860 and by 1867 the coins would still look almost new. However, the coins they are using show the wear typical of seventy or eighty years of use. See more »

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Rule, Britannia!
Lyrics originating from the poem "Rule, Britannia" by James Thomson
Music by Thomas Augustine Arne
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Golfing history
29 July 2018 | by barrybeavenSee all my reviews

Good little British film, you don't need to be golf fan as the story is about class and family as much as golf. Certainly gives a bit of perspective to modern sports.


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