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561 Ratings

The Commitments

Directed by Alan Parker
United Kingdom, United States, 1991
Musical, Drama


Jimmy Rabbitte. a self-proclaimed promoter, decides to organise a band to fill the musical void in his hometown of Dublin. The band comes together but ends up consisting entirely of white musicians who have little experience with the genre. Even though their raw talent and lofty aspirations gain the

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The Commitments Directed by Alan Parker

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1992 | Nominee: Best Film Editing

BAFTA Awards

1992 | 4 wins including: Best Screenplay - Adapted

1992 | 2 nominations including: Best Actor in a Supporting Role

Writers Guild of America

1992 | Nominee: Best Screenplay Based on Material from Another Medium (Screen)

Golden Globes (USA)

1992 | Nominee: Best Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

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