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1,062 Ratings

The Guard

Directed by John Michael McDonagh
Ireland, United Kingdom, 2011
Comedy, Crime, Thriller


An unorthodox Irish policeman (Brendan Gleeson) with a confrontational personality is teamed up with an uptight FBI agent (Don Cheadle) to investigate an international drug-smuggling ring.

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The Guard Directed by John Michael McDonagh

Awards & Festivals

Berlin International Film Festival

2011 | Special Mention: Best First Feature (Panorama)

2011 | Honorable Mention: Best Debut Film

BAFTA Awards

2012 | Nominee: Best Original Screenplay

Golden Globes (USA)

2012 | Nominee: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical

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