In the Name of the Father (1993)

A small time thief from Belfast, Gerry Conlon, is falsely implicated in the IRA bombing of a pub that kills several people while he is in London. He and his four friends are coerced by British police into confessing their guilt. Gerry's father and other relatives in London are also implicated in the crime. He spends fifteen years in prison with his father trying to prove his innocence.

Directing:
  • Jim Sheridan

Writing:
  • Terry George
  • Jim Sheridan
  • Gerry Conlon

Stars:
Release Date: 1993-12-12
themoviedb icon 7.9/10
  • Country: GB, IE
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 133
  • Budget: $13,000,000
  • Revenue: $65,796,862
Daniel Day-Lewis
Daniel Day-Le...
Gerry Conlon
Pete Postlethwaite
Pete Postleth...
Giuseppe Conlon
Emma Thompson
Emma Thompson
Gareth Peirce
John Lynch
John Lynch
Paul Hill
Corin Redgrave
Corin Redgrav...
Robert Dixon
Beatie Edney
Beatie Edney
Carole Richardson
John Benfield
John Benfield
Chief PO Barker
Paterson Joseph
Paterson Jose...
Benbay
Marie Jones
Marie Jones
Sarah Conlon
Gerard McSorley
Gerard McSorl...
Belfast Detective Pavis
Mark Sheppard
Mark Sheppard
Paddy Armstrong
Anthony Brophy
Anthony Broph...
Danny
Frankie McCafferty
Frankie McCaf...
Tommo
Saffron Burrows
Saffron Burro...
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Phil Davis
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Martin Murphy
Martin Murphy
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Tina Kellegher
Tina Kelleghe...
Policewoman
Maclean Burke
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Peter Howitt
Peter Howitt
Remand Prison Officer
Brian de Salvo
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Daniel Massey
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Bosco Hogan
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Defense Counsel
Terry O'Neill
Terry O'Neill
Prisoner
Malcolm Tierney
Malcolm Tiern...
Home Office Official
Tom Wilkinson
Tom Wilkinson
Appeal Prosecutor
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