The Guard

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"The FBI are about to discover that things work a little differently around here."
  • R
  • 2011
  • 1 hr 36 min
  • 7.3  (81,937)
  • 78

The film The Guard starring Brendan Gleeson, Liam Cunningham, and Don Cheadle is directed by John Michael McDonagh. The film was released in the Sundance Film Festival in January 20 of 2011 and was later released in Ireland later on in July. The film uses both Irish and English languages and was intended to be a comedy action type of movie. The Guard is Ireland's most successful movie of all time according to Wikipedia. The film follows Boyle played by Brendan Gleeson who's an unorthodox Garda. Boyle decides to join the forces with a strait laced FBI-agent who's also an American Federal police with the name Everett. He was plated by Don Cheadle. The two agents need to take on this international drug-smuggling gang that is from Ireland's Connemara Gaeltacht. There has been a murder that appears to be the workings of an creepy serial killer. These happenings are then revealed by Boyle at a briefing of an FBI agent who was sent to go to the liaise along with Gardai. A web of a bribery, killings and other blackmails then are ensued. Boyle and Everett then decide to form a quite unlikely alliance to bring about this bloody climax. Will the unlikely heroes find the main killer or will they windup disappointing one another by not finding the master mind behind the criminal acts? Boyle and Everett may be two very different people with different backgrounds, but they have one main thing in common, which is to help find the bad guy.

The Guard
Stealing An Ostrich (Uk)
Stealing An Ostrich (Uk)

Clip - 53 sec

The Guard
The Guard

Trailer - 2 min 18 sec

The Guard (Clean Trailer)
The Guard (Clean Trailer)

Trailer - 2 min 12 sec

It Hurts
It Hurts

Clip - 43 sec

Street Value
Street Value

Clip - 1 min 13 sec

Day Off
Day Off

Clip - 1 min 9 sec

Description
The film The Guard starring Brendan Gleeson, Liam Cunningham, and Don Cheadle is directed by John Michael McDonagh. The film was released in the Sundance Film Festival in January 20 of 2011 and was later released in Ireland later on in July. The film uses both Irish and English languages and was intended to be a comedy action type of movie. The Guard is Ireland's most successful movie of all time according to Wikipedia.

The film follows Boyle played by Brendan Gleeson who's an unorthodox Garda. Boyle decides to join the forces with a strait laced FBI-agent who's also an American Federal police with the name Everett. He was plated by Don Cheadle. The two agents need to take on this international drug-smuggling gang that is from Ireland's Connemara Gaeltacht.

There has been a murder that appears to be the workings of an creepy serial killer. These happenings are then revealed by Boyle at a briefing of an FBI agent who was sent to go to the liaise along with Gardai. A web of a bribery, killings and other blackmails then are ensued. Boyle and Everett then decide to form a quite unlikely alliance to bring about this bloody climax.

Will the unlikely heroes find the main killer or will they windup disappointing one another by not finding the master mind behind the criminal acts? Boyle and Everett may be two very different people with different backgrounds, but they have one main thing in common, which is to help find the bad guy.

The Guard is a 2011 action movie with a runtime of 1 hour and 36 minutes. It has received mostly positive reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.3 and a MetaScore of 78.

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The Guard is available to watch, stream, download and buy on demand at Apple TV+, Amazon Prime, Hulu, The Roku Channel, Starz, Amazon, Google Play, YouTube VOD and Vudu. Some platforms allow you to rent The Guard for a limited time or purchase the movie and download it to your device.

  • Release Date
    2011
  • MPAA Rating
    R
  • Runtime
    1 hr 36 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.3  (81,937)
  • Metascore
    78