The Commitments

The Commitments

"They had nothing to lose, they risked it all."
  • R
  • 1991
  • 1 hr 58 min
  • 7.6  (32,626)
  • 73

The Commitments takes place during the 1990's in Dublin, Ireland on the poorer side of the town. The lead character is a minor hustler who is searching for his pot of gold. He tries to sell anything that he can to make a dollar, like bootleg music. After seeing a local band at a wedding reception, the main character decides that being a music promoter and band manager is the way he will make his fortune and fame. The would-be manager then sets out to find his magical group that he is going to take to the top of the music world. The scenes where the main character is auditioning potential members of the new band are funny. As with many movies like this, you have the main character with a vision of greatness and he must overcome many obstacles to achieve that greatness.

The Commitments
Commitments, The (Clean Trailer)
Commitments, The (Clean Trailer)

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The Commitments (Trailer 1)
The Commitments (Trailer 1)

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The Commitments
The Commitments

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Description
The Commitments takes place during the 1990's in Dublin, Ireland on the poorer side of the town. The lead character is a minor hustler who is searching for his pot of gold. He tries to sell anything that he can to make a dollar, like bootleg music. After seeing a local band at a wedding reception, the main character decides that being a music promoter and band manager is the way he will make his fortune and fame. The would-be manager then sets out to find his magical group that he is going to take to the top of the music world. The scenes where the main character is auditioning potential members of the new band are funny. As with many movies like this, you have the main character with a vision of greatness and he must overcome many obstacles to achieve that greatness.

The Commitments is a 1991 comedy with a runtime of 1 hour and 58 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.6 and a MetaScore of 73.

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  • Release Date
    1991
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 58 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.6  (32,626)
  • Metascore
    73