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Misty Button (2019)

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After being asked to place a ten thousand dollar bet on a racehorse, James and Eoin make the fatal mistake of pocketing the money. The two Irish emigres face crisis when Misty Button comes in at 35-1.


Seanie Sugrue


Seanie Sugrue
2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »





Credited cast:
Kevin Breznahan ... Todd
Cillian O'Sullivan ... James Sheehan
Donald Paul ... Johnny
John Keating ... Timmy Thomas
Victoria Meade ... Ruby
Bret Lada ... Alonzo
Julie Reifers ... Tammy Smoke
Shaun Kennedy ... Eoin McLaughlin
Marcia Haufrecht ... Nora
Gerardo Rodriguez ... Diego Gonzales
Josh Salt Josh Salt ... Stevie
Julia Nightingale ... Britney
Christopher Tierney Christopher Tierney ... Sully
Vanessa Velasquez ... Girl at Bar
Gerard McNamee ... Frank
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After being asked to place a ten thousand dollar bet on a racehorse, James and Eoin make the fatal mistake of pocketing the money. The two Irish emigres face crisis when Misty Button comes in at 35-1.

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The Luck of the Irish Just Ran Out!


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Writer/Director Seanie Sugrue hands are in the movie, when typing "the curse of Misty Button". See more »


James Sheehan: Why do Americans always act happy when they do an Irish accent? This concept that the Irish are happy go lucky is baffling. I mean look at me, do I look at all happy with life to you?
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Do Americans really buy into this...?
26 May 2020 | by soupster1See all my reviews

I only watched this film because I was curious about the reviews it had got on IMDB. Nearly everybody seemed to think that this was as good a film as it was possible to be. Better than The Godfather, Citizen Kane,... you do the rest.

I was right to have my doubts. As an Irishman, I am sick to death of our people being constantly portrayed as drunks and criminals on the grounds that we all know how charming alcoholism and criminality are when accompanied by awful 'diddley' music .

This is obviously an amateur production, which shouldn't be a problem, and the film ought to be given a fair chance, but... the wildly wide of the mark reviews turn it into a scam no more imaginative than the storyline.

I found it embarrassingly written and acted, but even then I'd still have given it 2 stars if not for the fake reviews. My review does not contain spoilers because I cannot imagine how this film could be spoiled anymore than it already is.

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17 March 2019 (USA) See more »

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2.35 : 1
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